Scholarships in African Studies

Bernadotte E. Schmitt Grant for Research in European, African, or Asian History

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a member of the American Historical Association. Preference will be given to those with specific research needs, such as the completion of a project or completion of a discrete segment thereof. Preference will be given to advanced doctoral students, non-tenured faculty, and unaffiliated scholars.


Humanities Scholars Program

Award: $22,000, Deadline: November 1 (Priority)


Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be enrolled in an academic program with an emphasis in either Latin-American or African language/culture.


Scholars-in-Residence Program

Award: $30,000, Deadline: December 1

Selection is based upon a project description, curriculum vitae, sample of applicant's work, and three letters of reference.


Addison Gayle Jr. Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must excel in African-American courses and be a member of a club that has contributed to the quality of life for African Americans.


Patricia Collins Amaral Memorial Fund

Award: $600, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a senior who has a minimum 3.0 GPA and who has demonstrated the finest qualities of leadership through participation in campus organizations and has rendered service of significant benefit to the campus community.


Alumni Association Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must demonstrate community leadership and have met the award criteria established by the Alumni Association's Scholarship Committee. Applicant must have completed 12 credits last semester and 24 credits at Bridgewater State College as of December 31. Applicants who have transferred from Massachusetts Community Colleges, Dean College, or Quincy College are eligible to apply.