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Beinecke Scholarship

Apply through Reed Fellowships and Awards Committee

Internal Deadline: February 1, 2019
Liaison: Michael Knutson

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Beinecke Scholars receive a total of $34,000 in support of full-time graduate study in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. Students of promise with demonstrated financial need apply during their junior year and will receive the funding upon commencing their graduate study. There are no geographic restrictions on the use of the scholarship, and recipients are allowed to supplement the award with other scholarships, assistantships and research grants.  With this program, the Beinecke program 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.


Applicants must have demonstrated intellectual ability, scholastic achievement and personal promise during his or her undergraduate career, be a college junior pursuing a bachelor's degree at the time of application, be a U.S. citizen, and have a documented history of receiving need-based institutional, state, or federal grants-in-aid during college.

Selection Criteria

Reed's Fellowships and Awards Committee will review applications and nominate one person based on the strength of the essay, two letters of support, and financial need and will nominate one candidate to compete for the Beinecke award at the national level.   The Beinecke Scholarship Program will select 20 scholars annually.

Application Procedure

The committee, working with the registrar and director of financial aid, sends a notice to those students who meet the eligibility requirements. Prospective applicants may request an internal application by completing this online form. 
Contact Michelle Johnson with any questions.

Express Advising and Drop-In Hours 

Express Advising and Drop-In Hours are on hiatus for the summer and will return for fall semester. CLBR is open all summer and you can schedule appointments with an advisor.


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