Maher Alumni Scholarship

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The Maher Alumni Scholarship recognizes an outstanding graduate student participating in cancer research with a faculty member in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University. The scholarship provides approximately $5,000 and is awarded annually.

Applications are due April 3, 2017

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences invites applications from outstanding graduate students who are working on cancer research. The intent of this award is to help support research that will advance knowledge of the disease.

Applications are due April 3, 2017 and funds will be applied to the selected student's account for a Fall 2017 disbursement. 

  • Doctoral or master’s students enrolled in a CLAS administered graduate program during Spring 2017 and Fall 2017 semesters are eligible.
  • Students must be working on advancing cancer research to apply for this scholarship.
  • Students should demonstrate academic excellence, research and scholarly achievements.

Applications are available online, please click here.

  • Application information requested includes:
    • Name, ASU ID#, Degree program
    • Student CV
    • Student letter (500 words or less) explaining their interest in cancer research and how the award will further their work in the field.
    • A letter of support from a faculty advisor/committee chair.
  • Application timeline:
    • Applications must be completed and submitted online by April 3 2017. 
    • Announcements will be sent to students in late April. 
    • Funds will be available in the fall semester of 2017. 
  • Please be aware that the Fellowship may affect your financial aid package, please contact Financial Aid and Scholarship Services for information specific to your account.
  • The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences will hold an award ceremony is the Spring of 2018 to honor the scholarship recipients, including the Maher Scholarship awardee.

Please contact Melanie Saridakis with any questions.

The application is available online.

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