Being a high-achieving student often leads to career paths that require advanced degrees. We recognize this comes as an additional financial burden to our students, and we offer 26 Graduate Fellowships ranging from $2,000 to $7,000 designed to help offset graduate school costs. Any initiated member of Alpha Lambda Delta who has maintained a 3.5 (on a 4.0 scale) cumulative grade point average through graduation is eligible to apply. Members graduating this year may apply if they have achieved this average at the end of the first semester (or first quarter) of the current year. In determining the average of eligibility, the decimal point must be a .5 or above, not a .49 or any other average less than a .5. Selection will be based on academic records, recommendations submitted, essay questions, and campus and community activities. Be sure you sign and date the bottom of the application form. Two letters of recommendation, with at least one being from a faculty member or instructor of record. Letters may be uploaded to the application or emailed directly to firstname.lastname@example.org, if the reviewer chooses to keep the letter confidential. Be sure all letters are received prior to the application deadline. Acceptance of the fellowship obliges the recipient to begin and complete the year of study outlined in the application. The recipient must be enrolled full-time and must be working toward an advanced degree. A fellowship will not be awarded for travel outside of the United States (unless the funds are to be paid to a college/university in the United States), or for independent research or study. Upon registration, send your enrollment verification to the ALD National Office. Fellowship funds will be sent directly to the recipient's university. Notify ALD National Office promptly of the acceptance of the fellowship.