Deadline NYU's internal deadline has passed. The preliminary application for the 2023-2024 Beinecke will be available in the fall semester of 2023
Eligibility Junior at the time of application
Award $34,000 towards graduate studies in the arts, humanities and social sciences

Candidates must:

  • be an undergraduate Junior at the time of application
  • be a U.S. citizen or U.S. national
  • plan to enter a master's or doctoral program in the arts, humanities or social sciences
  • have a documented history of receiving need-based financial aid during college
  • have demonstrated superior standards of intellectual ability, scholastic achievement and personal promise in your undergraduate career


Established by the Board of Directors of The Sperry and Hutchinson Company, the Beinecke Scholarship Program awards substantial scholarships to students to support their graduate education in the arts, humanities and social sciences at any accredited institution.

NYU Endorsement Process

NYU may nominate one student in the Beinecke competition each year. Current juniors interested in applying must submit their preliminary application by the deadline listed above.