Tuesday, January 21, 2014
9:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student
Angela R Johnson
The Beinecke Scholarship seeks to encourage and enable highly motivated students to pursue opportunities available to them and to be courageous in the selection of a graduate course of study in the arts, humanities and social sciences.
Each scholar receives $4,000 immediately prior to entering graduate school and an additional $30,000 while attending graduate school. There are no geographic restrictions on the use of the scholarship, and recipients are allowed to supplement the award with other scholarships, assistantships and research grants. Scholars are encouraged to begin graduated study as soon as possible following graduation from college, and must utilize all of the funding within five years of completion of undergraduate studies.
Completed applications are due to the Office of Fellowships by Noon on Wednesday, January 15, 2014.
A completed application for the nomination process includes:
**A completed Application Form.
** A current resume.
** A personal statement of 1,000 words or less from the
nominee describing his or her background, interests,
plans for graduate study and career aspirations.
The statement should include a discussion of some
experiences and ideas that have shaped those interests,
plans and aspirations.
** Three letters of recommendation from faculty members
that assess the nominee’s intellectual curiosity, character
and potential for advanced graduate study.
** A copy of the nominee’s transcript.
** Other material considered directly relevant to the
For the purpose of the internal nomination process, unofficial transcripts may be used and letters of recommendation can be emailed as a Word document of PDF to the Angela Johnson Keys at firstname.lastname@example.org.