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2016 Fellowship Application for Graduate Study

2016 Fellowship Application for Graduate Study

Author: Communications Committee/Tuesday, November 10, 2015/Categories: General, Grace LeGendre

Fellowships are awarded annually for graduate study to qualified women. The number and amount of the fellowships vary from year to year.


Individuals who wish to be considered for a GLEF Fellowship must:

  1. Be a woman who is a U.S. citizen and a resident of New York State.
  2. Have a Bachelor’s Degree.
  3. Be currently enrolled in graduate studies in an advanced graduate degree program at an accredited New York State college or university and have already completed at least one semester in that program.
  4. Show evidence of scholastic ability and a need for financial assistance.

Application Process

  1. Meet the eligibility requirements listed above.
  2. Submit complete application.
  3. Request official copies of the most recent undergraduate and graduate transcripts to be sent from the college or university directly to Fellowship Chair.
  4. Request 2 current letters of recommendation be mailed directly to Fellowship Chair.
  5. Attach a one page statement supporting your application.

Contact Information

Ramona Gallagher, Chair
NY Grace LeGendre Fellowship Committee
1217 Delaware Ave. Apt. 807
Buffalo, New Yokr 14209
Email: [email protected] / [email protected]

DEADLINE: February 28, 2016
DECISION: April, 2016

NOTIFICATION: Email followed by official letter



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