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The GRADUATE SCHOOL

Laurence C. Boylan Scholarship Application

For Academic year 2015-2016

Deadline: March 13, 2015

Graduate students meeting the following criteria are eligible to compete for one of two $2,125 awards.  The awards may be used to pay tuition/fees or to support research.  Incomplete applications will not be considered for the award.  It is the student's responsibility to make sure applications are complete.

1.     Applicants must have been admitted to a graduate program and have completed one year of study with a GPA of at least 3.0.  The recipient of the award is required to be enrolled as a full-time (6 cr. hrs.) graduate student during the semesters (fall and spring) in which they receive the award payment.  Proof of pre-enrollment for the fall semester will be required with application.

2.     Applicants must submit with this applicaiton a copy of their Free Application for Federal Student Financial Aid (FAFSA) or provide a statement of financial need.

3.    Applicants must attach a letter describing how their education or degree program relates to future plans.  The letter should also indicate activities they are involved in on campus and contributions made to the ESU learning community.

4.     Applicants must ask three faculty members to write a letter of support speaking to their qualifications for the award.  Letters of support must be written specifically for the Boylan Schol Award and received in the Graduate School by the application deadline.

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