Whitney M. Young, Jr., Fellowship

Deadline: February 17, 2012 for 2012-2013 academic year
Amount: The fellowship provides a stipend for living expenses, Boston University health insurance, plus a scholarship for full tuition and fees for one year.


Applicant should be an entering or continuing graduate student who is a U.S. citizen.  The recipient of this award will be selected on the basis of having displayed academic proficiency in a field related to race relations or urban problems. All Applicants must provide the completed application form to the Committee prior to the deadline.


Boston University annually awards a Whitney M. Young, Jr. Fellowship in recognition of the outstanding contributions made by Whitney M. Young, Jr., particularly in the fields of social work, urban studies and Afro-American Studies. Required material:

Continuing Graduate Student

Entering Graduate Student

1) Application (submit prior to deadline) 1) Application (submit prior to deadline)
2) Official BU Transcript 2) Letter of admission
3) 3 References 3) Official transcripts of all universities attended
4) GRE Score Report
5) 3 References


Whitney M. Young, Jr., Fellowship Coversheet, Application, and Recommendation Form

Submission of Application Materials:

The application, your letter of admission, transcripts, GRE reports and all references should be sent to:

Laura Wipf at lwipf@bu.edu (electronic submission is preferred)


Whitney M. Young, Jr., Fellowship Committee

Laura Wipf

Boston University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

705 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 112

Boston, MA 02215

Last Updated: 12/6/2011