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Sam Bredow Memorial Fund Award

Application Deadline:

February 23, 2015

Open to: Freshmen, sophomores, and juniors
Award type: Academic
Area(s) of study: Any field in the College of Arts and Sciences
Award criteria: Academic achievement; leadership
Award provides: A minimum of $1,500 applied toward next year’s tuition
Open to international students: Yes

Eligibility criteria:

  • Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Have unmet financial need
  • Be a Jewish student who has demonstrated significant leadership within the Emory community and/or within one or more of the recognized Jewish organizations on the Emory campus.

The Sam Bredow Memorial Fund was established to assist Jewish students in the Emory College of Arts and Sciences who are in need of financial aid and who have demonstrated significant leadership within one or more of the recognized Jewish organizations on the Emory campus and/or within the greater Emory community and have a strong record of academic achievement. The award, a minimum of $1,500 applied toward next year’s tuition, is given to a small number of students each year. The funds will be awarded in two parts: half in fall semester 2015 and half in spring semester 2016.  This is a one-year award; renewal is not automatic. Previous recipients are eligible to apply for a second year of funding, but may receive no more than two years’ support.

Application Components:

  • Application form
  • Personal Statement essay
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • Transcripts
  • Résumé

If you are interested in applying, download the application procedures.

After you have met with a NS&FP advisor to discuss your eligibility and competiteveness, download the application. Make an appointment with a National Scholarships and Fellowships Program advisor by visiting http://college.emory.edu/home/academic/fellowships/schedule.html.

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