October 22, 2019

Vida Dutton Scudder Fellowship Awarded by Wellesley College

The Vida Dutton Scudder Fellowship is a Fellowship sponsored by Wellesley College.

Information About the Scholarship:

Amount of Fellowship: Maximum – $10000
Application Deadline: in early January
Scholarship Requirements: Candidate must be a woman and a graduate of Wellesley Coll who plans further study. Preference is given to those who have not previously held the award. Selection is based upon merit and need.
Eligible for: Master’s-level education

Awarded by:

Wellesley College
Center for Work & Service
Wellesley, MA 02481
Phone: 781 283 3525
Fax Number: 781 283 3674

Contact Details:

Secretary to the Committee on Graduate Fellowships

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