Alvarez Memorial Scholarship – Deadline Sunday, January 27th

The Alvarez Memorial Scholarship fund was established through the generous support of members of the Alvarez family to honor the memory of their father, Mr. Pedro A. Alvarez. The purpose of the fund is to provide scholarship awards to students in the School of Foreign Service who, due to limited financial resources, would otherwise be unable to accept non-paying public interest internships or research assistantships. This semester, the School of Foreign Service is happy to offer four Alvarez Scholarships in the amount of $500 each to current students in the School who receive need-based financial aid from the University. According to the terms of the gift, recipients must show that they have obtained an unpaid internship or research assistantship. The $500 scholarship award will be paid to each recipient’s student billing account for the current semester and will replace part of the amount in a GU financial aid package that each student would otherwise have been expected to contribute toward their academic year costs.

To apply: Please email Dean Billingslea ( a brief statement, in 250 words or less, describing your internship or research assistantship, and explaining how it fits into your educational goals. Also include your supervisors name, contact info and the companies website address. By submitting an application (essay), you give permission to Georgetown University Office of Student Financial Services to release the information contained in your financial aid application and award package to the the SFS Dean’s office for the purpose of selecting recipients for the Alvarez Scholarship. All information will be used for scholarship selection purposes only and will be kept confidential.

Deadline: Sunday, January 27th, 11:59 p.m.