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.

Detailed Information Link:

Contact Information:

For further questions please contact Richard Paul at

Boston College Corporate Citizenship Conference

Title: Corporate Citizenship Conference

Conference Date: 8-10 April

Location: The Beverly Hilton 9876 Wilshire Blvd Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Brief Description:

Boston College presents International Corporate Citizenship Conference in Boston, presented by convening sponsor State Street. The 2018 International Corporate Citizenship Conference offers a unique learning and networking environment, with only corporate citizenship professionals in attendance. The participant mix is responsible for company community and business strategy and typically represents more than 350 companies, traveling from more than two dozen countries.

At the 2018 International Corporate Citizenship Conference, the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship will gather more than 600 CSR leaders to explore how strong corporate social responsibility programs can ensure a sustainable and prosperous future while delivering strong returns now.

Attend the conference to learn how you can create proactive programs, align your efforts with business strategy, make the most of the opportunities presented by diverse and engaged stakeholders, and build flexibility into your work—so that you can deliver business and social value now and in the future.

Registration Link:

You can register yourself by the given link to attend the conference:

More Information:

Boston College Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship

Award Amount: $23,000

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Winner Announcement: February

Brief Description:

Everyone deserves the opportunity to further their education hence Boston College provides opportunities to apply for this “The Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship”. College junior who has demonstrated superior academic achievement, extracurricular leadership, community service, and involvement with the African American community and African American issues can apply. The mission of Boston College is rooted in this dynamic integrity of the academic and the religious, a coherence of the divine and the human that reaches its fullest expression in Jesus Christ and extends to all forms of human culture and knowledge.

Host Institution:

Boston College is a predominantly further education college in Boston in Lincolnshire, England. It is a Centre of Vocational Excellence (CoVE) for Early Years Care.


This scholarship program is applicable for:

  • A full-time Boston College junior
  • A citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States
  • In good academic standing, with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0
  • Active in community service to the African American and wider communities on and/or off-campus
  • Involved with African American issues and the African American community

Instructions for Applying:

Application form can be downloaded from the given link:

Submitting Details:

All applicants must submit their application and all information to

Award Description:

  • The winner will receive a scholarship of up to $19,000 toward senior year tuition,
  • Other finalists will each receive a $3,000 tuition scholarship.
  • The finalists will each be honored with a $1,000 gift certificate to the Boston College Bookstore.

Detailed Information Link:

Contact Information:

For more information about the scholarship, contact:

Agnes Jordan
Office of Student Services
Lyons Hall, 103
(617) 552-1833

Boston College Ranking

Boston College was founded in 1863 is a best private research university located in the affluent village of Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, and United States which located in 6 miles (9.7 km) west of downtown Boston. It has 9,100 full-time undergraduates and almost 5,000 graduate students. It seeks students who are bright, curious, passionate, and engaged. As a Jesuit university, Boston College emphasizes liberal arts education, character development, and the cultivation of leaders. The 175-acre main campus outside Boston city center has more than 120 buildings, with eight research libraries and more than 700 academic staff working across them. Its main campus is a historic district and features some of the earliest examples of collegiate gothic architecture in North America.

Boston College sports teams are called the Eagles, and their colors are maroon and gold,  the school mascot is Baldwin the Eagle. The Eagles compete in NCAA Division I as members of the Atlantic Coast Conference in all sports offered by the ACC. The men’s and women’s ice hockey teams compete in Hockey East. Boston College‘s men’s ice hockey team is one of the most decorated programs in the nation, having won five national championships.


The mission of Boston College is to graduate men and women, who know how to think, make decisions, communicate, and act with integrity.

Important Information:

  • University Type: Private Nonprofit Research Coeducational
  • Founded Year: 1863
  • Acceptance Rate: 29% (2015)
  • Total Applicant: 28,485
  • Financial Aid: 60% of students
  • Class Size: 2,300
  • Middle 50% of SAT scores: 1310-1450 


  • One of the top averages SAT scores (2050 out of 2400)
  • Boston College offers bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees, and doctoral degrees through its nine schools and colleges: Morrissey College of Arts & Sciences, Boston College Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, Carroll School of Management, Lynch School of Education, Connell School of Nursing, Boston College Graduate School of Social Work, Boston College Law School, Boston College School of Theology and Ministry, Woods College of Advancing Studies.
  • Studying at Boston College

Student Body & Faculty

  • Very large university (14,354 undergrad & grad students)
  • Very large undergrad population (9,796 students)
  • Slightly more female students (54% female – 46% male)
  • Relatively low student-faculty ratio (14:1)

Boston College: Subjects

  • Arts & Humanities
  • Business & Economics
  • Physical sciences
  • Social sciences
  • Life sciences
  • Computer Science
  • Clinical, pre-clinical & health


  • Boston College is 49th in the Forbes 2017 edition of “America’s Top Colleges”
  • Boston College is 32nd among national universities in U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges 2018” rankings.
  • Boston College is categorized as an R1: Highest Research Activity institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
  • The Carroll School of Management at Boston College placed 4th in an annual ranking of US undergraduate business schools by Bloomberg Business Week.
  • In its 2015 report, U.S. News & World Report ranked the social work program 10th in the nation, its education school 24th, its school of nursing 21st, its law school 26th and its full-time MBA program 45th.
  • In 2010 Financial Times ranked the full-time BC MBA Program #23 in the US and #47 in the world.

Boston College Ranking

Contact Information: 

  • Address: Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
  • Phone: +1 617-552-8000
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