Whitehead School of Diplomacy and International Relations

Captain Gregory T. Dalessio Memorial Scholarships

Fall deadline: October 31
Spring deadline: February 28
Eligible: Full-time School of Diplomacy sophomores, juniors and seniors
Application: Contact Dean Sanjamino
Captain Gregory Thomas Dalessio (SHU ’00 and MADIR’04), died in Iraq on June 23, 2008 of wounds sustained in combat. Inspired by Greg’s life and character, The Captain Gregory T. Dalessio Memorial Scholarships at Seton Hall University are established in his memory with the heartfelt hope of his family and friends that this support will encourage conflict resolution through peaceful negotiation and diplomacy as better alternatives than armed conflict and war. Two $5,000 scholarships will be awarded in Greg’s memory for the academic year and given to deserving undergraduate students in the School of Diplomacy and International Relations.

To be selected for this Scholarship, the students must meet all of the following criteria:

  1. Demonstrate and provide supporting documentation of financial need;
  2. Be enrolled as a full-time sophomore, junior or senior in the School of Diplomacy and International Relations;
  3. Be a citizen of the United States;
  4. Demonstrate academic excellence, with a minimum GPA of 3.6;
  5. Submit an essay describing how the applicant has demonstrated the qualities of “servant leadership” through activities on and off campus;
  6. Submit a résumé.

Interested students should contact Dean Sanjamino for application and specific requirements.


McMullen Family International Internship Scholarship

Deadline: May 11
Eligible: School of Diplomacy undergraduate students with at least 30 undergraduate credits and graduate students with at least 18 credits
Application: Contact Dean Sanjamino
Scholarships of varying value will be awarded to Diplomacy undergraduate and graduate students in need of financial assistance for international internship travel and living expenses. A 3.2 GPA is required for undergraduate students, and a minimum GPA of 3.4 is required for graduate students. Interested students should contact ursula.sanjamino@shu.edu for application and specific requirements.


Nivah Odwori Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: October 31
Eligible: Full-time School of Diplomacy undergraduate and graduate students
Application: Contact Dean Sanjamino
Through the generosity of alumni and friends of the School of Diplomacy, the Nivah Odwori Memorial Scholarship will provide $1,000 scholarships to Diplomacy students who demonstrate financial need, academic excellence, and a strong commitment to service. Learn more»
Interested students should contact ursula.sanjamino@shu.edu for application and specific requirements.


Salgo Noren Foundation Summer Internship Grant

Deadline: April 30
Eligible: School of Diplomacy full-time undergraduate students with at least 60 credits and full-time graduate students with at least 18 graduate credits
Application: Contact Dean Sanjamino
The Salgo Noren Foundation – School of Diplomacy Internship Grant has been established to help Diplomacy students obtain maximum educational benefit of an internship experience or a competitive, related summer practical training opportunity.

The grant will support travel and living expenses connected with the internship location or practical training location.  Awards are not intended to cover tuition or internship program fees, and may not cover the total costs associated with the internship.

A Minimum 3.4 GPA is required for undergraduate students, and a minimum GPA of 3.6 is required for graduate students. Interested students should contact Dean Sanjamino for application and specific requirements.
 

School of Diplomacy Research Assistant Scholarship 

Deadline: March 31
Eligible: Entering Fall Semester M.A. Students
Application: Office of Graduate Admissions, diplomat@shu.edu

The School of Diplomacy and International Relations offers a select number of tuition scholarships to the entering Fall semester graduate class.

Scholarship recipients will have the opportunity to serve as a research assistant to one of our distinguished faculty. Scholarship recipients must register as full-time students (9 credits minimum) to be eligible.

To be considered for a scholarship, applicants must complete and submit the M.A. in Diplomacy application by March 31st 2013. All required admissions materials and GRE test scores are also due at this time.  In addition, applicants must submit a resume and a one page essay describing previous research experience and the skills that they will bring to the research assistant position.  All application materials will be considered in the award decision. Scholarship recipients will be notified in April 2013.

These awards are merit based. Scholarships are renewable for the second year of study provided that recipients maintain a cumulative 3.8 grade point average and perform their research duties satisfactorily. 

Please note: the one page essay is required for all scholarship applicants, including those that already completed their applications.




 

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