The Beinecke Scholarship
The Beinecke Scholarship provides scholarships for graduate school for students in their junior year who are interested in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. Intended applicants must have high scholastic achievement as undergraduate students and plan to enter a research-focused Master’s or Doctoral program or MFA in the arts, humanities, or social science. Students receive up to $4,000 prior to entering grad school, and an additional $30,000 while attending grad school.
The Academic Fellowships Team is here to support you through all steps of the application process. If you are interested in connecting with us to learn more, please contact us at email@example.com
- Planning to enter a research-focused Master’s or Doctoral program or MFA in the arts, humanities, or social science
- U.S. Citizen or U.S. national
- Must be able to show documented history of needing need-based funding during college
- Intent-to-Apply: Dec. 12, 2022
- Campus Deadline: Jan. 15, 2023
- National Deadline: Feb. 8, 2023
- $4,000 prior to entering graduate school to offset the cost of graduate school applications and travel expenses directly related to the start of graduate school
- $30,000 while attending graduate school, which can be spread over up to five years
- Contact Academic Fellowships to set up a meeting to discuss the application process and strategy.
- Complete an Online Application form which is available on the Beinecke website.
- Upload a CV or Resume to the application portal.
- Write a Statement of 1000 words or less devoted to describing your research or creative interests for graduate study and career aspirations beyond these studies.
- Request Three Letters of Recommendation from faculty members who can speak to your intellectual curiosity, character, and potential for advanced graduate study.
- Upload unofficial transcripts to the application portal.
- If you are pursuing an MFA, submit up to 5 pages of original artist work. You may select images or audio files.
The Beinecke Scholarship is seeking applicants who demonstrate the following qualities:
- Demonstrate superior standards of intellectual ability, scholastic achievement, and personal promise during their undergraduate career.
- Applicants must plan to enter a research-focused or creative Masters or Doctoral program in the arts, humanities, or social sciences.
- Need to have a documented history of receiving need-based financial aid.
- Your Academic Fellowships Team: Meredith and Elizabeth are here to help you through each step of the process, from exploring the different application components, to choosing your recommendation letter writers, to providing feedback on your essays. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a meeting with us!
- Scholar Profiles of Beinecke Scholars: Current and past Beinecke Scholars have created short YouTube profile videos that give you a better idea of who Beinecke Scholars are and how to make your application stand out.