Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fellowship

The Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fund was established by the Will of Dolores Zohrab Liebmann and is administered by J.P. Morgan.  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.  The purpose of the fund is to attract and support students with outstanding character and ability who hold promise for achievement and distinction in their chosen fields of study. 

Fellowship Criteria

  • Applicant must be currently enrolled in and pursuing a graduate degree at a designated institution of higher learning located in the United States of America.
  • The applicant's program of study may include 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.
  • Applicant must have received a baccalaureate degree at the time of application and have an outstanding undergraduate record.
  • Applicant must have a demonstrated need for financial assistance. 
  • Applicant must be a citizen of the United States of America.
  • All coursework, research and study projects must be conducted in the United States of America.

The Fellowship covers the cost of tuition and a stipend for living expenses and income taxes. Fellowships are awarded annually for up to three years. Awardees must apply to renew the Fellowship for the following year by submitting a personal statement describing how the fellowship has supported their goals as well as a letter of recommendation from an advisor or faculty.

Application Process

The application cycle for the 2023-2024 academic year closed in January 2023. Application information for the 2024-2025 academic year will be made available in October 2023. Please consult with your school's financial aid officer for information on the application process.