Boston College AVH Traveling Fellowship

Boston College AVH Traveling Fellowship

Award Amount: $3,000

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: March 28, 2018

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

Boston College is pleased to introduce you a fellowship program termed as “AVH Traveling Fellowship”. Boston College sophomores and juniors who have a grade point average of 3.0 or greater are eligible to apply for the fellowship program. The purpose of this award is to prepare Boston College students for leadership in the United States and the world at large by enriching their personal and educational development through travel.

Host Institution:

Boston College (also referred to as BC) is a private Jesuit Catholic research university located in the affluent village of Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, United States, 6 miles (9.7 km) west of downtown Boston. It has 9,100 full-time undergraduates and almost 5,000 graduate students. The university’s name reflects its early history as a liberal arts college and preparatory school (now Boston College High School) in Dorchester.


Boston College sophomores and juniors who have a grade point average of 3.0 or greater are invited to apply.

Instructions for Applying:

You will be required to submit the following:

  • Submit a 500-word summary of her/his study abroad experience
  • Submit a final paper (a minimum of 10-15 double-spaced pages)
  • Participate/present at BC’s Undergraduate Research Symposium
  • Participate in the AVH Traveling Fellowship Award Ceremony
  • Be available to prospective AVH applicants to answer general questions about the application process.

Submitting Details:

Completed application packets submitted by March 28, 2018, at the address given below:

Amanda V. Houston Traveling Fellowship Committee
c/o African and African Diaspora Studies Program (AADS)
Lyons Hall 301
Boston College

Award Description:

The fellowship provides up to $3000 toward domestic or international travel, including transportation, lodging, meals and research-related expenses.

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Contact Information:

For further questions please contact Richard Paul at