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Scholarship Advising
Parker House, HB 6201
Room 106
Hanover, NH
Phone:  603.646.1622
Fax:  603.646.8190
Email: scholarship advising

The Fred C. Scribner Fellowships


The Fred C. Scribner, Jr. 1930 Fellowship was established as a gift from the law firm of Pierce, Atwood, Scribner, Allen, Smith and Lancaster of Portland, Maine in honor of Mr. Scribner's 80th Birthday. The fellowship will be awarded to a Dartmouth College graduating senior.  In keeping with Mr. Scribner's wishes, first preference is to be given to Dartmouth seniors from the State of Maine.

The Fred C. Scribner, Jr. and James H. Hamlen Fund was established as a gift from James H. Hamlen. The award is to be given to a Dartmouth College graduating senior as he/she enrolls in an accredited law school.  Preference is to be given to Dartmouth seniors from the state of Maine.



  • Dartmouth College graduating senior.
  • Record of outstanding academic achievement.
  • Intending to attend an accredited law school.


Application Process

Application System on Canvas (includes all application materials and instructions)

  • Current students:  click HERE to enroll in the Dartmouth Postgraduate Scholarship Canvas site.  You will receive an email from Canvas.  Click the link in the email to confirm your enrollment.
  • Note:  Once you are enrolled in the Canvas site, you will not be able to un-enroll on your own. Applicants will be unenrolled from the site in the summer.

A complete application file contains the following:

  1. Application Form
  2. Nomination Permission Form and Waiver
  3. Project or Study Proposal (max. 1000 words):  Discuss why you have decided to attend law school and when you plan to do so.  Please be sure to address how your study of the law will affect your personal and profession goals.
  4. Transcript: Current Undergraduates should order an unofficial transcript through Banner Student.  
  5. Transcripts (other institutions): Please request official copies of any other non-Dartmouth transcripts.
  6. Two Recommendation Letters: Both letters should be from Dartmouth instructors who know your work well. You must send your recommenders a request form via the Canvas site

Application Deadline: New: May 1, 2017.


Recommendation Letters

Both recommendation letters must be from faculty members that assess the nominee's intellectual curiosity, character, and potential for advanced graduate study or independent research.  Letters should be sent by email to Fellowship Advising.

For more information on recommendation letters, click here.


Final Application Submission

Final application form should be completed online.  Application Deadline:  NEW: May 1, 2017

Scribner Application Schedule

NEW: May 1, 2017

Application Deadline

May 2017

Prizes Announced



Last Updated: 4/4/17