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College Scholarships and Fellowships

In addition to the scholarships, prizes and awards listed in the Financial Services section of the University website, students of Fordham College at Rose Hill are also eligible for the scholarships listed below, as well as those listed here:

The FCRH Study and Service Abroad Scholarship provides scholarship assistance to a student in Fordham College at Rose Hill who is selected for a study abroad program.  The study abroad program must contain a service-learning curricular component or provide an opportunity for sustained volunteer service work. 

The Monsignor Henry A. Brann Scholarship provides scholarship assistance to a student in Fordham College at Rose Hill, with the recipient being designated by the pastor of St. Agnes Church, New York City.

The Michael J. Breslin III Scholarship Fund was established in memory of Michael J. Breslin III by his family and friends. The fund will assist students of Fordham College at Rose Hill and the Gabelli School of Business in the payment of tuition expenses, with preference given to members of the Fordham Rugby Union Football Club. The recipients are selected by the deans of Fordham College at Rose Hill and the Gabelli School of Business on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

The Fordham College Class of 1940 Scholarship Fund was established by the members of the Class of 1940. The fund is intended to be a scholarship for undergraduate students of Fordham College at Rose Hill, but preferentially for descendants of members of the Class of 1940. Recipients are selected by a Committee of the Class of 1940.

The College strongly encourages all students to compete for fellowships and grants. Not only do such applications offer the prospect of support for undergraduate and graduate studies, but the process of applying for these awards yields important long-term benefits. Many award competitions demand immediate action during the first weeks of classes in the fall, particularly those of interest to graduating seniors. Those students who intend to apply for external scholarships should see the Director of Prestigious Fellowships, Dr. John Kezel, in Thebaud Hall 108 as soon as possible, and preferably no later than the fall of their junior year (Office of Prestigious Fellowships: (718) 817-2771).

The Class of 1989 Scholarship was established by the members of the Class of 1989 in loving memory of two classmates who died during their senior year, Gregory Aiosa and Mark Tobin. The recipient is selected by the deans of Fordham College at Rose Hill and the Gabelli School of Business on the basis of the applicants' academic and extracurricular achievements.

The Fordham University Club of Washington, DC offers an annual scholarship to undergraduate students whose permanent residence is within the greater Washington, DC, area and who exhibit financial need. For further information, contact the Office of Student Financial Services.

The Martin H. Glynn Scholarship was established in memory of Martin H. Glynn to assist in defraying tuition expenses in Fordham College at Rose Hill for students who come from Albany and Columbia Counties in New York State.

The Thomas Kavanagh Scholarship was established by a bequest from Thomas Kavanagh. The Kavanagh Scholarship is awarded annually to a communication and media studies major to help defray some of the tuition costs associated with the senior year in college. In order to apply for the scholarship, students should consult the Office of the Dean.

The Leahey Renaissance Student Award: Named in honor of Edward B. Leahey, Jr., M.D., FCO '69, this scholarship award is presented to a Renaissance-type student with broad cultural intellectual interests, and a record of good academic achievement and service to the College, to be used for foreign study or travel before the beginning of senior year.

The Clare Boothe Luce Undergraduate Scholarship. Fordham University has been given a grant from the Clare Boothe Luce Scholarship Fund to award scholarships each year to outstanding sophomore women who are majoring in biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics or computer science, and who are not planning medical careers. The scholarship fund was set up by Mrs. Luce in her will in order to encourage women to enter those math and science fields in which they have not been well represented.

The Fordham scholarship recipients will be designated "Clare Booth Luce Scholars," and the award will cover tuition and if applicable room and board charges for their junior and senior years. A stipend will also be provided for research at Fordham during the summer between junior and senior years.
Sophomores interested in applying for the scholarship should contact Dr. Kezel in the fall of their sophomore year.

The John Marion Scholarship. Established by Mr. Walter Annenberg to honor Mr. John Marion, FCO '54, the retired chairman of the board of Sotheby's, the Marion scholarship is awarded annually to a student who excels in the study of the fine arts. To apply for the scholarship, students should consult the Office of the Dean.

The McCusker Scholarship provides for scholarship assistance in memory of the McCusker family, recipients to be selected by the executors of the estate.

The Harold Mulqueen, S.J., Scholarship is awarded to a member of the University band to be selected by the moderator of the band. (Students in the Gabelli School of Business are also eligible for this scholarship.)

The Regis High School Alumni Association Scholarship provides tuition assistance for a graduate of Regis High School, New York City.

The St. Ignatius Scholarships were established to provide scholarships in Fordham College at Rose Hill for students from St. Ignatius Parish, New York City. Recipients are to be designated by the pastor of the parish.

The Edward A. Walsh Scholarship honors the memory of one of Fordham's legendary professors of communications. The scholarship is intended to help a senior majoring in communication and media studies cover the cost of tuition during the senior year. Please consult the Department of Communication and Media Studies for details.

The Alfred A. Puglisi Travel Award provides financial support to a student from FCRH, FCLC, CBA, or FCLS for expenses associated with travel to Italy in 2010-2011.  Please consult the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures for details.

The James Keefe Fellowship is awarded to senior Urban Studies majors completing an internship and senior thesis that connect with the effortsof community groups to revitalize distressed areas in the Bronx. The award is a generous gift from Fordham alumnus James Keefe, a major figure in the effort to revitalize urban communities in the Bostonarea. Please consult the Urban Studies Program for details.

The College awards travel fellowships every year to juniors on the basis of academic performance, service to the College, and the imaginative nature of the travel proposed for the following summer. The fellowships are made possible by funds given in loving memory of Edward B. Leahey, Jr. (Class of 1969), and Mark L. Tobin (Class of 1989). A third is given by the Fordham College Alumni Association in honor of Rev. George McMahon, S.J., in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of his entrance into the Society of Jesus. Applications for the fellowships must be made to the dean of the College by March 15 of each school year.


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