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

Charles H. Woodbury Memorial Law Prize

EligibilityApplication ProcessLetters of RecommendationFinal Application SubmissionApplication Schedule and Deadlines


The Charles H. Woodbury (1879) Memorial Fund was established through a gift from Mrs. Frances E. Woodbury. Each year the fund will make awards to "two students of the Senior Class who are intending to make law a profession and who have shown by previous college work special attainment and fitness for the study of law."

Dartmouth's Faculty Committee on Graduate Fellowships will select the recipients, who will be notified by email.  The stipend will be paid in one installment the summer after your graduation from Dartmouth College.



  • Dartmouth College graduating senior.
  • Record of outstanding academic achievement.
  • Intent to attend law school. Applicants do not need to have applied for admission to be eligible.


Application Process

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

  • Enroll in the Dartmouth Post-Graduate Grants applications Canvas site
    • A link to the application site is available only during application periods (approximately January through the beginning of March).

A complete application file contains the following (students upload all items, except recommendation letters to Canvas):

  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 professional 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.
  7. 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

The application form should be submitted online. Application Deadline: NEW: May 1, 2017.

Woodbury Application Schedule

NEW: May 1, 2017

Application Deadline

May 2017

Prizes Announced


Last Updated: 9/21/17