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Scholarships & Programs

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AGM Diversity Fellowship Program - A nine-month full-time program to provide professionals of color with work experience and training that will lead to a career opportunity in the field of philanthropy.

Amanda V. Huston Traveling Fellowship - Boston College established the Amanda V. Houston Fellowship—named in honor of the University's first Black Studies Program Director in 1993.

American Association for Affirmative Action Scholarships - List of scholarship for undergraduate and graduate students

Asian American Scholarship - The Asian American Scholarship recognizes a Boston College junior who has demonstrated superior academic achievement, extracurricular leadership, community service, and involvement with the Asian American community and Asian American issues both on and off campus.

Benjamin E. Mays Mentoring Program - Negotiating a large university campus can be challenging for any freshman, but AHANA students at Boston College can find support through the Benjamin E. Mays Mentoring Program.

Diversity Programs - Boston College has committed itself to becoming “a truly just community” that values, appreciates, and fully utilizes its diversity in pursuit of becoming the best managed university in the country. An important phase of our journey is to provide time and resources for honest dialogue, self-reflection, and cross-cultural communication in our community.

Dr. Donald Brown Award - The Brown Award was established in honor of the former director of the Office of AHANA Student Programs and every year honors a senior who throughout his/her undergraduate career has made extraordinary contributions to the BC community in ways that have benefited AHANA students in the areas of leadership, service, and academic development.

Employee Development Programs - The Employee Development Office, a unit in the Department of Human Resources, offers work-related programs and workshops to Boston College employees. In keeping with the Human Resources mission statement, all learning and development opportunities “strive to foster a work force dedicated to performance excellence, mutual respect, diversity, and the well-being of all members of the community in the Catholic, Jesuit tradition.”

Fellowship Opportunities for Nursing Students - Research and other fellowships to help support both undergraduate and graduate nursing students.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship - The Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship recognizes a Boston College junior who has demonstrated superior academic achievement, extracurricular leadership, community service, and involvement with the African American community and African American issues both on and off campus. The scholarship honors several finalists with $1000 gift certificates to the Boston College Bookstore and provides the winner with a scholarship worth up to 75% of senior year tuition.

Oscar Romero Scholarship - The Archbishop Oscar A. Romero Scholarship recognizes a Boston College junior who has demonstrated superior academic achievement, extracurricular leadership, community service, and involvement with the Hispanic/Latino community and Hispanic/Latino issues both on and off campus.

Women in Science and Technology Program - Argonne's Women in Science and Technology (WIST) program was created in 1990 to recruit, retain, and promote women in an effort to diversify and strengthen the Laboratory's scientific workforce. The program aims to promote the success of women in scientific and technical positions at Argonne, and outside as well. Through WIST, the Laboratory strives to encourage and develop the full potential of women in science and technology.

Boston College Women's Center - The Women's Resource Center is Located in McElroy 141 and is a space for all students, faculty and staff at BC. The WRC coordinates speakers, lunchtime discussions, and programs throughout the year for the BC community.