Elsa Issa Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2012 by Lars Issa ’91. Awarded to an entering junior-year transfer student from Broome Community College, pursuing any area of study at BU, with a preference for a student entering the Watson School. Preference for a female, non-traditional student who has returned to school to develop new skills. Preference for a student who demonstrates financial need. The scholarship is renewable if the recipient maintains an appropriate level of academic merit.

Student must have a FAFSA on file to demonstrate financial need according to federal financial aid guidelines. A review of students is done based on donor terms, and selection is made based on high academic achievement and financial need. Recipients are selected in the Spring for the following academic year.