Friday, April 18, 2014
12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
Where: John Evans Center, 1800 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 map it
Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Graduate Students
Award: Up to $20,000 towards graduate tuition
Who's Eligible: Northwestern alumni, preferably females, who return to the University to pursue a terminal Master's degree in any field of study. In order to be eligible for this Fellowship, applicants may be newly admitted or currently enrolled as full-time students in a terminal Master’s Degree Program at Northwestern as of Fall 2014.
Details: The Alumnae of Northwestern University offers this Fellowship to full-time graduate students who show promise of achieving distinction in their chosen field and who will bring credit to the University. Criteria for selection include quality of scholarship, leadership, community service, professional experience, and financial need. Special consideration will be given to students who choose a program in pursuit of a career that serves the public good.
Application Process: Candidates submit a completed application form along with a personal statement that highlights their educational and career goals, demonstrates their commitment to serve the public good, and describes their need for financial assistance. Statements are limited to 500 words. Candidates must provide copies of all Northwestern transcripts, a current resume, letter of acceptance to Master’s Degree Program and two letters of recommendation.
The 2014-15 Application will be posted March 1 at The Alumnae website http://www.alumnae.org/ and at the Office of Fellowships website, www.northwestern.edu/fellowships. Questions should be directed to The Alumnae website at www.alumnae.org – click on Contact Us.
The Alumnae of Northwestern University must receive 12 copies of the completed application and all supplemental materials by 12:00 noon on Friday, April 18, 2014, at the John Evans Alumni Center, 1800 Sheridan Rd., Evanston, Illinois 60208.