Scholarships for Juniors

Information for Current Juniors

Current juniors are eligible to apply for one of the fellowships or scholarships described below. Please contact the FCRH Dean's Office at rhdean@fordham.edu with any questions about the awards or the application process.

The Leahey Renaissance Student Award

Funded by the Leahey family in memory of Dr. Edward B. Leahey, Jr., FC '69, this five thousand and five hundred dollar ($5,500.00) fellowship is intended to help a student defray the cost of travel during the summer before or fall semester of his/her senior year. Applicants should be students with a minimum of a 3.5 cumulative average who are actively involved in the extracurricular life of the College. The fellowship committee will give special consideration to applicants whose travel plans show imagination and creativity. Apply Now.

The Tobin Travel Fellowships

Funded by the Tobin family and their friends to honor the memory of Mark Tobin, FC '89, this five thousand and five hundred dollar ($5,500.00) fellowship is intended to help a student defray the cost of travel during the summer before his/her senior year. Applicants should have broad academic and extracurricular interests. The fellowship committee will give special consideration to applicants whose travel plans show imagination and creativity. Apply Now.

The George McMahon, SJ Travel Fellowship

Funded by the Alumni Association of Fordham College to honor Fr. George McMahon, a former Dean of the College, this five thousand dollar ($5,000.00) fellowship is intended to help a student defray the cost of travel during the summer before his/her senior year. The fellowship will be awarded to a student who is a member of the Fordham Club, the United Student Government, the Fordham University Band, or members of the University's intercollegiate sports teams. Apply Now.

The Class of 1989 Scholarship

Funded by the Fordham College and the Gabelli School of Business Classes of 1989 in memory of their classmates, Gregory Aiosa and Mark Tobin, this three thousand dollar ($3,000.00) scholarship is intended to help a student cover the cost of tuition during his/her senior year. Applicants should have good grades, and have contributed significantly to student life at Fordham. Apply Now.

The Edward A. Walsh Scholarship

This twenty thousand dollar ($20,000.00) scholarship honors the memory of one of Fordham's legendary professors of Communications. The scholarship is intended to help a student cover the cost of tuition during his/her senior year. Applicants must be Communication and Media Studies majors.

Please consult the Department of Communication and Media Studies for details.

The Thomas Kavanagh Scholarship

Funded by a generous bequest of Thomas Kavanagh, a graduate of the University’s undergraduate School of Education, this twenty thousand dollar ($20,000.00) scholarship is intended to help a student cover the cost of tuition during his/her senior year. Applicants must be Communication and Media Studies majors.

Please consult the Department of Communication and Media Studies for details.