Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
281
Days
March 1 2025
Application Deadline
N/A
Renewable
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What you'll need:
  • Checkmark Other - Letter requesting consideration for the scholarship, Certified genealogy report
  • Checkmark Application Form
  • Checkmark Application Form May Be Submitted By Mail
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Charles Downer Scholarship Fund

Description

The Charles Downer Scholarship Fund is offered based on the following restrictions. This is the order of preference: (1) Students who bear the surname Downer and who are descendants of Joseph or Robert Downer of Wiltshire, England; (2) Other students bearing the surname Downer; or (3) Descendants of members of the Harvard Class of 1889. Incoming or current Harvard College students may apply by submitting a letter requesting consideration for the scholarship, including their Harvard College class, a summary of the genealogy that qualifies the applicant, and their address, telephone, and email contact information. The letter must be accompanied by a certified genealogy report demonstrating eligibility.

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying in Massachusetts

How to Apply

What you'll need:

  • Checkmark Other - Letter requesting consideration for the scholarship, Certified genealogy report
  • Checkmark Application Form
  • Checkmark Application Form May Be Submitted By Mail