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

Dartmouth General Fellowships and the William Hill Memorial Loan


These awards may be used for planned graduate study or projects in the U.S. or abroad (completed projects or study will not be considered). Applicants must submit evidence of financial need, academic merit, and a well-conceived program of graduate study, independent research, or creative project. Preference is given to graduating seniors and to alumni/ae beginning their first year of graduate study. Applications for law and business schools are discouraged; applications for medical school are not accepted.
Awards are for one year and are not renewable. The current fellowship stipend is up to $5,500, but may vary based on the applicant's need and other sources of support, such as graduate school fellowships and assistantships. Previous Dartmouth Reynolds Scholarship recipients are ineligible.
Dartmouth General Fellowships: may be used for any field of study.
Dartmouth General--Colby Fellowships: preference given to graduates who intend to teach law and political science or to enter public service.
Dartmouth General--Campbell Fellowships:  intended to support an English Department graduate or student pursuing English graduate studies.

William Hill Memorial Loan: This loan program awards one loan per year up to $10,000 at a 3% interest, to be used for graduate study. Awards are granted on the basis of financial need and academic promise. The loan is non-interest bearing until the completion of graduate study. Principal and interest shall be repaid within seven years with the following exception: students actively engaged in full-time elementary school, secondary school or college teaching or administration may be forgiven up to 50% of the principal and given ten years to repay the balance of the loan and interest.



  • US or foreign citizen.
  • Graduating senior or recent undergraduate alumni/ae; preference will be given to applicants up to five years beyond graduation.
  • Not for postdoctoral study.
  • Not to support dissertation research at US graduate program.


Application Process

Application System is 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)
  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 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: March 6, 2017

Recommendation Letters

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 Fellowship Advising.


Final Application Submission

The application form should be completed online.  Application Deadline:  March 6, 2017.

Dartmouth General Application Schedule

March 6, 2017

Application Deadline

May 2017

Dartmouth General Scholars Announced



Last Updated: 9/21/17