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Beinecke Scholarship Program


Internal Application Deadline: 4:00 PM (ET), January 13, 2022

Open to: Juniors
Award Type: Academic
Area(s) of study: Arts, humanities, social sciences*
Award criteria: Academic achievement
Award provides: Funding for up to five years of graduate study, with a small grant to the recipient during senior year to use as the recipient sees fit.
Open to international students: No
Institutional Support Required: Yes. Applicants must apply through the National Scholarships and Fellowships Office.

*Students concentrating in natural science-focused subfields of the Social Sciences, for example, Human Biology and Anthropology in the Anthropology Department, will be less competitive as Beinecke applicants. Graduate programs in NBB are not supported.

  • Plan to attend graduate school in the arts, humanities, or social sciences*
  • Have demonstrated superior standards of intellectual ability, scholastic achievement and personal promise
  • Have a documented history of eligibility for need-based financial aid

The Beinecke Foundation 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 (research-based or creative practice master's or PhD).

Successful candidates have an outstanding GPA, a commitment to the academic project and demonstrated potential for excellence in graduate study, and other indicators of substantive intellectual accomplishment beyond good grades (research awards, departmental awards, independent research, publications, etc). For more information, visit http://fdnweb.org/beinecke/.

* Students concentrating in natural science-focused subfields of the Social Sciences, for example, Human Biology and Anthropology in the Anthropology Department, will be less competitive as Beinecke applicants. Graduate programs in neuroscience are not supported.

  • Application form
  • Personal Statement
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Transcripts
  • Résumé

2018/19:

2017/18:

2016/17:

  • Mallory Carnes (‘18C), Chinese Literature and Language; Music Performance

 

If you are interested in learning more about the application process and recommended timeline, visit our Canvas course.

If you are not currently enrolled in our Canvas course, please request registration.
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