Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fellowships welcome applications from students of all national origins who are U.S. citizens.

Fellowship Details
  • The amount of each Fellowship will cover actual tuition costs plus an $18,000 annual stipend to be allocated towards room, board, and ordinary living expenses, as well as any income taxes thereon.
  • Fellowships are awarded annually. Each Fellow must apply for a renewal of his or her fellowship by March 30 of the following year in accordance with the terms in effect at the time the fellowship is awarded.
  • Fellowships will be limited to a maximum of three years.
  • Fellowships may not be deferred.
  • Study must be conducted entirely within the United States.
  • Fellow must agree to all Fellowship conditions.
  • U.S. citizen
  • Current enrollment in a Berkeley graduate program
  • The program of study may include any recognized filed of study in the humanities, social sciences, or natural sciences (including law, medicine, engineering, architecture or other formal professional training).
  • The candidate must have received a baccalaureate degree at the time of application and have an outstanding undergraduate record.
  • The candidate must demonstrate a need for financial assistance.
Application Process

The following items must be submitted to the Graduate Fellowships Office, 318 Sproul Hall by January 10, 2018:

  • Complete and signed application.
  • Personal vitae or resume.
  • Certified copy of each undergraduate and graduate transcript to date.
  • Copy of student’s GRE, LSAT or other relevant admissions test (or explanatory statement if this requirement is not applicable).
  • Statement of purpose up to three pages long (double spaced) which considers the relationship between student’s graduate level study and intended personal and/or professional goals. The statement of purpose must include a 10-15 line abstract at the top (included in the three pages) that explains (in layman’s terms) the student’s degree program, giving emphasis to its eventual intellectual impact on the student’s field of study.
  • Letters of recommendation form at least two professors who have taught or worked closely with the student.
  • Copy of FAFSA.
  • Copy of Financial Aid Summary from Cal Central.
  • Copy of Federal Income Tax Return for the prior two years (including spouse’s returns, if applicable).

More information about the fellowship is available at the Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fellowship website and at the Graduate Fellowships Office web page. Contact with questions.

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