Beinecke Scholarships

Location:
Multiple Locations
Term: Academic Year

Provides funding for graduate study in the arts, humanities and social sciences to select juniors of exceptional promise

The Beinecke Scholarships provide funding for graduate study in the arts, humanities and social sciences, either in the U.S. or overseas. Each scholar receives $4,000 immediately prior to entering graduate school and an additional $30,000 while attending graduate school.

Eligibility

To be eligible for a Beinecke Scholarship, you must:

  • be a U.S. citizen or a U.S. national from American Samoa or the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands;
  • be a college junior pursuing a bachelor’s degree;
  • demonstrate superior standards of intellectual ability, scholastic achievement and personal promise during your undergraduate career;
  • plan to enter a master’s or doctoral program in the arts, humanities or social sciences; and
  • have a documented history of receiving need-based financial aid during your undergraduate years.

University nomination

Columbia University may nominate one undergraduate for consideration each year. Students in Columbia College, the School of Engineering and Applied Science, and the School of General Studies who will be current juniors at the time of application are eligible. The internal campus competition places students into consideration for nomination. Students may not apply directly to this program.

Columbia students apply for nomination by clicking "Start Your Application" and completing all application materials before the internal deadline. Letters of recommendation should be submitted directly to ogpfellowships@columbia.edu by the internal deadline.

Fact Sheet

Fellowship Type:
Postgraduate Degree-Seeking
Location:
Multiple Locations
Term:
Academic Year

Dates & Deadlines

Academic Year
2018
Application Deadline: 
Monday, January 22, 2018
Notes: 
Internal deadline