Boston University Scholarships

Boston University Women’s Council

The Boston University Women’s Council is accepting scholarship applications from qualified women graduate students for the 2014-2015 academic year. Women graduate students enrolled full-time in a graduate program in any of the colleges within Boston University are eligible to apply. Applicants must have completed one year of graduate study, anticipate receiving their Master’s degree within two years or Doctoral degree within five years, show academic promise and demonstrate financial need.

Boston University Women’s Guild

The Boston University Women’s Guild offers scholarships to women over the age of 30 who are enrolled in graduate school at Boston University. Applicants do not need to be full-time or US Citizens.

Community Scholars Program

For information on the application process, click the link above to visit the School of Public Health’s website.

Delta Dental Scholarship

Continuing students in good academic standing at the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine’s DMD Program, who are U.S. citizens or legal residents, may be eligible to apply for the Delta Dental of Massachusetts Scholars Program (Delta Dental Scholars Program). The Dental Scholars Program provides tuition support for dental school and offers recipients opportunities to learn more about oral health disparities, dental care access and other issues facing dentally underserved communities. In this spirit of serving those in need, recipients agree to practice dental medicine full-time in Massachusetts in a community health center, a dentally or medically underserved area or to teach full-time in an academic setting for a limited period of time. For any student interested in this award or for more information, please contact Caitlin Sullivan of the Extramural Programs Office at, or by phone at 617.638.4056.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Fellowship

Nominees for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Fellowship must be a United States citizen, who is new to Boston University, beginning full-time graduate study in any department or school of the University and committed to the principles of social justice espoused by Dr. King.  This award provides a stipend for living expenses, a scholarship for up to full-time tuition at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences rate, BU health insurance and student union fees.  This fellowship is available to applicants who matriculate to Boston University during the fall semester only.  The fellowship may be renewable for up to two additional years.  Accepted applicants are nominated by their department or school and will be notified by mail.

Whitney M. Young, Jr. Fellowship
This one-year fellowship is open to entering and continuing graduate students who are U.S. citizens and have displayed academic proficiency in a field related to race relations or urban problems. The fellowship provides a stipend for living expenses, BU health insurance, plus a scholarship for full tuition and fees. Completed applications must be submitted to the Whitney M. Young, Jr. Fellowship Committee no later than February 14, 2011.

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