Quigley Scholarship

Patrick J. Quigley IV
Memorial Scholarship
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

PURPOSE: This endowed scholarship has been established by friends,
colleagues and partners in memory of Patrick J. Quigley RC, ‘82, a victim of the tragic events of September 11th, to provide financial assistance to students enrolled at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. The scholarship provides support in the senior year to two majors in Art History who are pursuing a college degree while working to support themselves. The first awards were given to two students entering their senior year in the Fall. The amount will be approximately $2,500 per student.

CRITERIA: Recipients must be working undergraduate majors in Art History entering their senior year. Scholarships will be awarded based on academic merit and personal essay. Recipients must be New Jersey

SELECTION PROCEDURE: Students should submit applications directly to the Undergraduate Director, Department of Art History, Voorhees Hall, CAC. The deadline for submission is March 20. Review of applicants will take place under the direction of the Department Chair, in consultation with a designated member of the Quigley family and the department of Financial Aid. The selection process will be completed in March, and formal announcement of winners will be made at the Art History Graduation Luncheon in May.

HOW TO APPLY: The application consists of 4 parts:
1) Questionnaire
To be completed by applicant. Copies are available in the Office of Art History or can be downloaded from the Department of Art History Web Site.
2) Official Transcript
3) Essay
Approximately 500 words (2 typewritten pages). Subject: “Why I chose Art History as a major.”
4) Recommendations
Two academic letters of recommendation from Rutgers University faculty members, to be submitted on official letterhead in signed, sealed envelopes directly to the Undergraduate Director, Department of Art History, Voorhees Hall, 71 Hamilton St., New Brunswick, NJ, 08901.

The deadline for applications is March 20.
Late applications will not be considered.

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