Dominican University Receives Funding for Clare Boothe Luce Scholarships
A grant to Dominican University will support scholarships for undergraduate women pursuing study in chemistry, mathematics, and computer sciences during their junior and senior years. Award recipients will also receive one-on-one mentoring from faculty advisors to help guide them as they plan for advanced study and future careers in the field.
Dominican University is pleased to announce receipt of $300,000 in scholarship funds from the Henry Luce Foundation's Clare Boothe Luce Program. The funding will support four two-year, full-ride undergraduate scholarships for young women pursuing study in chemistry, mathematics and computer sciences during their junior and senior years. Scholarships will be awarded to two students during the 2019-2020 academic year and two students in the 2020-2021 academic year.
In addition to full tuition and fees, the Clare Boothe Luce scholarships cover room and board, books and supplies, personal expenses and summer research opportunities. Recipients also receive one-on-one mentoring from faculty advisors dedicated to helping female students graduate with a purpose and plan for the future, including working in the field, teaching or pursuing advanced graduate studies.