Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fund Application

The Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fund was established by the Will of Dolores Zohrab Liebmann and is administered by JPMorgan, Trustee. Mrs. Liebmann was the daughter of a prominent Armenian intellectual, writer and statesman and was married to one of the owners of a successful American business. She supported students and educational and charitable organizations during her lifetime. Mrs. Liebmann’s primary concern, as expressed in her Will, was to attract and support students with outstanding character and ability who hold promise for achievement and distinction in their chosen fields of study. The trustees welcome applications from students of all national origins who are United States citizens.

Application Process
The application process is handled entirely by your graduate school. For more information on applying, please contact the office at your graduate school where you obtained this application. Do not contact JPMorgan or members of the selection committee.

Fellowship Conditions


  1. Fellowships are available to students who are enrolled in a graduate program and pursuing a graduate degree at a designated institution of higher learning at the time of application. Individuals applying to graduate programs are no longer qualified candidates. The list of designated institutions can be reviewed on-line at http://foundationcenter.org/grantmaker/liebmann/.

  2. An applicant may be pursuing a program of study that includes any recognized field of study in the humanities, social sciences, or natural sciences (including law, medicine, engineering, architecture or other formal professional training). The selection committee has a strong preference for supporting scholarly endeavors.

  3. An applicant must have an outstanding undergraduate record.

  4. An applicant must demonstrate financial need.

  5. An applicant must be a citizen of the United States of America.

  6. 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.

  7. The recipient of a Fellowship shall be known as a Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fellow.

  8. A Fellowship is awarded on an annual basis. Each Fellow must apply for 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 are limited to a maximum of three years.

  9. An awarded Fellowship may not be deferred.

  10. A Fellow must remain enrolled in a graduate program and pursuing a graduate degree at a designated institution.

  11. A Fellow must conduct studies in the United States of America.

  12. A Fellowship may be canceled at any time if a Fellow engages in misconduct affecting the Fund, breaches any of these rules or provides false information to the Fund either directly or indirectly.

  13. A Fellow agrees to have his or her name published and identified as a Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fellow.

  14. The qualifications and selection of candidates to receive the benefits of the Fellowship, the selection or approval of the programs of study to be pursued and the places or the institutions where such studies are pursued, and the meaning, interpretation and application of the provisions of the Will of Dolores Zohrab Liebmann establishing the Fellowship, shall be determined in the sole judgment and discretion of the Trustee, based upon the advice and counsel of a Selection Committee.

Award
Tuition & Annual Stipend
Organizations
The Graduate School
Deadline
01/14/2019
Supplemental Questions
  1. Personal & Graduate School Information
    • A. Name of Applicant
    • B. U.S. Citizen
    • C. SSN
    • D. Date of Birth
    • E. Location of Birth
    • F. Marital Status
    • G. Name of Spouse
    • H. Mailing Address
    • I. Mobile/Daytime Phone
    • J. Email Address
    • K. Name of Graduate School Attending
    • L. Graduate Degree being sought
    • M. Major Field of Study
    • N. Month/Year Expected to Complete Graduate Studies
    • O. Have you applied for the Liebmann Fellowship in the past?
    • P. If Yes, in what year?
  2. Educational History
    • A. Name of Institution
    • B. Degree
    • C. Major Field of Study
    • D. Completion Date
  3. Graduate Exam Test Scores
    • A. Which of the following Graduate Exam Tests did you take?
    • B. For the exams you took, please enter a) Month/Year of Exam and b) Score
  4. Financial Information
    • A. Tuition Amount you expect to pay next year
    • B. Will this tuition amount vary significantly in future years?
    • C. If Yes, please explain
    • D. Room and Board you expect to pay next year
    • E. Estimated Annual Budget for next year
  5. Current Liabilities
    • A. Name of Lender
    • B. Type of Loan
    • C. Date Incurred
    • D. Balance Due
    • E. Due Date for Full Payment
    • F. Monthly Payment Amount
    • G. Currently in Deferred Status?
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