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Bookbuilders Scholarships

Apply for Bookbuilders Publishing Scholarships!

The Bookbuilders of Boston Scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate and/or graduate student enrolled at Simmons College who has demonstrated a strong interest in pursuing a career in the publishing industry or in a related field and are likely to make a contribution to the community of publishing. The total scholarship fund may be divided among as many worthy candidates as are determined by the selection committee. The Selection Committee may choose to delay distribution of funds if no suitable candidate applies.

Eligibility: Any Simmons undergraduate who has earned 64 credits or graduate student who has earned 16 credits is eligible to apply. Previous recipients may not apply.

Applicants should submit the following items:

  • A copy of transcripts representing post-secondary studies.
  • A resume emphasizing experience relevant to the publishing industry.
  • A 250-word essay explaining professional plans and goals.
  • A letter of recommendation from a Simmons faculty member or program administrator.
  • Any portfolio pieces (i.e. writing samples or design work) deemed appropriate by the candidate.

Submit Your Application to:

James Corcoran and/or Deirdre Yee /

Simmons Selection Committee
C/O Communications Department
Room L-302

Deadline: All applications are due by JANUARY 30, 2009

Posted by Deirdre Yee on November 10, 2008 1:51 PM