Scholarship | Student Scholarships and Fellowships

General Submission Guidelines

2018 Scholarships Timeline

Oct 1, 2017
Call for applications announced

Feb 1, 2018
Application deadline for all scholarships, fellowships, and honor awards

Feb-March 2018
Juries convene

March-April 2018
Winners announced 

Scholarships Questions?

Consult our Scholarship FAQs page.

Or contact us at: 202-331-7070 x14 or

Scholarship and fellowship applicants should use our SlideRoom online application system to complete and submit all required materials by 11:59pm EST on February 1.

slideroom-exampleVisit to use the system. Once you have created an account, scroll through the “Programs” to the appropriate scholarship or fellowship, and click “Begin” to start the application process. You may save, edit, and review your work prior to submitting. Note that SlideRoom charges a $5 processing fee for each application submitted via this system.


Application Contents

All LAF scholarships and fellowships require applicants to submit the following materials:

  • General Submission Form
    Complete this online form with basic contact information and details about your degree program.
  • Photo
    Provide a 300 ppi (pixels per inch) color photo, size 4 x 6 inches in .jpg format. It should be a head shot with a plain background in which you are looking directly at the camera. LAF retains the right to use any photo submitted on our website and in materials promoting LAF’s scholarship programs.
  • Bio for the LAF Website (150 word max)
    Provide a short bio in PDF, Microsoft Word, or TXT format. In 150 words or less, describe your background, current educational pursuits, future plans, and any other personal interests or activities.
  • Resume (2 page max)
    Upload your resume or CV in PDF format. It should include your education, professional experience, extra-curricular activities, and honors and awards. Please include Applicant Name/Resume/Scholarship Name and page number on each page.

In addition, each individual scholarship or fellowship has its own specific requirements, including letters of recommendation, essays and work samples. Please consult the online application or the webpage for the scholarship to which you are applying for these additional requirements.

All submissions must adhere to guidelines and deadlines in order to be considered. Additional materials will not be reviewed.



Consult our Scholarship FAQs page or contact us at: or 202-331-7070 x14.