2024-25 University of Notre Dame Stamps Scholarship (US Based)

Scholarship Awarding University: 
University of Notre Dame

Type of degree: 

Scholarship Deadline: 
Applications for this scholarship will close on the 1st of January, 2024.

Scholarship Summary: 
The University of Notre Dame is a proud partner of the Stamps Family Charitable Foundation, which awards multi-year tuition scholarships with additional enrichment funds for students to use toward their academic and professional development. Established in 2013, the Stamps Scholars Program at Notre Dame attracts exceptional domestic and international students who exemplify leadership, service, scholarship, innovation, and character.

Scholarship Applicant Criteria: 
Eligibility Criteria for the Stamps Scholarship include;
i. Outstanding academic achievement
ii. Commitment to service
iii. Demonstrated leadership ability
iv. Outstanding moral character
v. Open to students from any college or major

Value of Scholarship: 
Stamps Scholars receive one of the most generous scholarship packages at the University of Notre Dame, including;
i. An annual scholarship that covers tuition and fees as well as the estimated cost of books, personal expenses, and transportation for up to four years (or five years for a student in the School of Architecture) of study as a full-time undergraduate student at the University.

ii. Participation in a funded one-week Outward Bound Wilderness Leadership Canoe Expedition in the Boundary Waters in Minnesota.

iii. An enrichment fund of $12,000, including the cost of Outward Bound, that can be used for self-designed enrichment projects approved by the Notre Dame Scholars’ Program, including study abroad and/or unpaid service, research, internships, or creative endeavors that help a scholar meet their personal and professional goals.

iv. Fully-funded participation in the bi-annual Stamps Scholars National Convention, which takes place in Atlanta, GA.

Scholarship Application Guide: 
To apply;
i. All prospective scholars follow Notre Dame’s regular procedures for applying for admission and financial aid. The award selection process complements these procedures and it is strongly recommended that all applicants to Notre Dame apply for financial aid.

ii. The University of Notre Dame Enrollment Division together with the Faculty Director of the Notre Dame Scholars' Program manages the selection of Stamps Scholars by identifying students from among the highest achieving applicants in the Restrictive Early Action and Regular Decision pools who demonstrate outstanding academic merit, strong leadership potential, and exceptional character

iii. Prospective students who are identified as semifinalists for scholarship awards are invited to submit additional materials in February following their application for admission. 

iv. Following review of these materials, finalists are invited to a campus visit weekend that includes interviews, social activities, and academic experiences. 

Scholarship Website: 
Find further information on this scholarship opportunity at the UND Stamps Scholarship Page.