Whitehead School of Diplomacy and International Relations

Captain Gregory T. Dalessio Memorial Scholarships

Fall deadline: October 31
Spring deadline: February 28
Award: $5,000
Eligible: Full-time School of Diplomacy sophomores, juniors and seniors
Application: Contact Dean Sanjamino
Description: 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
Description: 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
Award: $1,000
Eligible: Full-time School of Diplomacy undergraduate and graduate students
Application: Contact Dean Sanjamino
Description: 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. 

 

School of Diplomacy Research Assistantship 

Deadline: Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until all awards have been distributed. Early application is recommended. Priority deadline is February 27. 
Award: Six graduate credits per semester, up to 12 credits per academic year (the equivalent of approximately $13,200 based on 2014 tuition rates)
Eligible: Entering full-time fall semester M.A. students with GRE test scores above the 50th percentile
Application: Candidates must complete Seton Hall's electronic graduate application and express interest  under the "Research Assistantship" option. All required admissions materials including test scores are due before consideration will be given. Applicants must include one paragraph in their graduate application statement of interest indicating top qualities that would make them an ideal Research Assistant. 
Description: The School of Diplomacy and International Relations offers a select number of tuition scholarships to the entering fall semester graduate class. Research Assistants will be matched with one of our distinguished faculty or senior administrators to assist with research or project management for 10 hours per week. These merit based awards are renewable for the second year of study provided that recipients maintain a cumulative 3.8 grade point average, full-time student status (9 credits per semester minimum) and perform their research duties satisfactorily. 

 

School of Diplomacy Graduate Fellowships

Deadline: Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until all awards have been distributed. Early application is recommended. Priority deadline is February 27. 
Award: Three graduate credits per semester, up to six graduate credits per academic year (the equivalent of approximately $6,600 based on 2014 tuition rates) 
Eligible: Entering full-time fall semester M.A. students with a 3.5 or higher grade point average and GRE test scores above the 50th percentile
Application: Candidates must complete Seton Hall's electronic graduate application and express interest under the "Graduate Fellowship" option. All required admissions materials including test scores are due before consideration will be given. Applicants must include one paragraph in their graduate application statement of interest indicating top qualities that make them an ideal Graduate Fellow. M.A. program candidates who applied prior to December 22 will automatically be considered. 
Description: The School will offer up to ten tuition scholarships to select members of the Fall 2015  graduate class pursuing an M.A. in Diplomacy and International Relations. Awards will be distributed on a first come first served basis. M.A. program candidates who applied prior to December 22 will automatically be considered. Fellows will be asked to participate in professional engagements and activities of the School concurrent to their graduate study. Fellowships are renewable for a second year for recipients who maintain a 3.5 grade point average and full-time student status (9 credits per semester minimum). 



 

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