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Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fellowship

What is the Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fellowship? 

Dolores Zohrab Liebmann was the daughter of Krikor Zohrab, a prominent Armenian intellectual, writer and statesman. She supported students and educational and charitable organizations during her lifetime.

This fellowship includes a $18,000 annual stipend and tuition, renewable for up to three years of support.

Funding Interests

  • Graduate school fellowships in any recognized field of study in the humanities, social sciences or natural sciences (including law, medicine, engineering, architecture or other formal professional training)
  • Independent research or study projects which must be carried out entirely in the United States of America
  • Publications focusing on Armenian studies, Armenian history and Armenian literature of the nineteenth century or earlier

Who Is Eligible? 

Nominees for the Dolores Zohrab Liebmann fellowship must:

  • Have an outstanding undergraduate record (minimum 3.5 GPA)
  • Demonstrate a need for financial assistance in 2019-20 (for students who are not receiving full tuition support from current program)
  • Be pursuing a post-baccalaureate degree at the University of Minnesota
  • Be a citizen of the United States

How Do I Apply? 

Each nomination is uploaded by program staff, as a single PDF to the electronic nomination form, and must include:

  • 2020-2021 Liebmann Fund Application (electronic document provided by Private Foundation Services, J.P. Morgan)
  • Personal vitae or resume
  • Unofficial copies of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts
  • Copies of graduate exam test scores (if not applicable, include statement explaining why)
  • Statement of Purpose
  • At least two letters of recommendation
  • Copy of nominee's Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Copy of nominee's Financial Aid Summary from the University of Minnesota
  • Copies of Federal Income Tax Returns for the prior two years, including spouse's returns, if applicable

Contact your program/department about internal selection procedures and deadlines. 

Application Deadline: 12:00pm (CST), Thursday, December 12, 2019

Further Information

Contact your program/department about internal selection procedures and deadlines. For additional information on the Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fund Fellowship, visit the JPMorgan website.