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Alumnae Fellowship Application Requirements

LC-Fellowships_10032015The Fellowship Program is highly selective and a limited number of applicants receive awards each year, ranging between $1,000 and $7,500. No funding request should exceed $7,500. Those who do not receive awards are encouraged to reapply. If you have received a fellowship in the past, you may apply again, but preference will be given to those who have not been awarded a fellowship.

Important Dates

November 30: Application Deadline – all application materials must be received by fellowship coordinator.

April 30: Notification – all applicants will be notified by this date.

July 1–30: Funding – all winners will be mailed checks.

June 30 (following year): Project Reports Due – recipient progress reports are due to fellowship coordinator.

Application Requirements

For smoothest application experience, please prepare all associated materials before beginning.

Applications will not be considered without all of the components below.

  • Application form, including:
    • Essay to be uploaded (acceptable formats: .doc, .docx, .pdf). Please address the following questions in 500 words or less:
      • What is the goal of the project?
      • How will you achieve the goal?
      • Why do you think you can achieve the goal?
      • What is the significance of the goal beyond your own personal accomplishment?
    • Resume or curriculum vitae to be uploaded (acceptable formats: .doc, .docx, .pdf)
    • Mount Holyoke transcript. May be uploaded or sent separately (.pdf format only) to alumnaefellowships@mtholyoke.edu. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted. (Submit transcript requests directly to the Mount Holyoke College Registrar’s Office at least four weeks prior to the November 30 deadline.)
  • Three letters of recommendation to be uploaded by recommender only. Please share this link with those whom you would like to recommend you: http://alumnae.mtholyoke.edu/blog/alumnae-fellowship-recommendation-form-2018

Any hard copy materials should be mailed to the following address:

Fellowship Coordinator
Alumnae Association of Mount Holyoke College
Mary Woolley Hall
50 College Street
South Hadley, MA 01075-1486
Email Fellowship Coordinator

Questions?

If you have questions about the application process, visit the Fellowships FAQ. If you would like to confirm that your materials have been received, email the fellowship coordinator or call 413-538-2300. For information on fellowships offered through Mount Holyoke College, click here.