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National Fellowships /Scholarships

The Fred C. Scribner Fellowships

Description

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.  Income from the fund is to be awarded to a graduating senior as he/she enrolls in an accredited law school.  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 income from this fund is to be awarded to a graduating senior as he/she enrolls in an accredited law school.  Preference is to be given to Dartmouth seniors from the State of Maine.

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Eligibility

Any graduating senior at Dartmouth College who is intending to attend law school in the fall of 2016.

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NEW: 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.
  • Alumni:  email scholarship.advising@dartmouth.edu to request access.  Include your full name (including middle name/initial), graduation year, Dartmouth net ID (if known), and current email address.
  • 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 (Completed online)
  2. Complete the Nomination Permission Form and Waiver
  3. Project or Study Proposal (max. 1000 words) NOTE: if applicant is applying to the Brooks Fellowship at the same time, separate proposals are required for each grant.
  4. Transcript: Current Undergraduates should order an unofficial transcript through Banner Student.  Alumni should order an official e-Transcript through the Registrar's homepage.
  5. Transcripts (other institutions): Please request official copies of any other non-Dartmouth transcripts.
  6. Two Letters of Recommendation: 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:  April 1, 2016.

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Letters of Recommendation

Both letters of recommendation 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 Scholarship Advising.

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Final Application Submission

Final application form should be completed online.  Application Deadline:  April 1, 2016.

Scribner Application Schedule

April 1, 2016 

Application Deadline

May 2016

Prizes Announced

 

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Last Updated: 1/14/16