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Laurence C. Boylan Scholarship Application

For Academic Year 2019-2020

Deadline: March 8, 2019

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 during the semesters (fall and spring) in which they receive the award payment.  Proof of enrollment for the fall and spring semesters will be verified prior to awarding scholarship.

2.     Applicants must submit with this application 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 Scholarship Award and received in the Graduate School by the application deadline, email address