An M.A. Lonergan Scholar studies in the Center

Full or partial Masters Degree Scholarships will be awarded to students interested in furthering their understanding of the work of Bernard J. F. Lonergan, S.J.

Note that eligibility is contingent upon acceptance into the graduate programs of the Master of Arts in Philosophy or the joint MA in Philosophy and Theology at Boston College.

That is, your application for the Lonergan Scholarship will not be considered until you have been accepted into the graduate program in Philosophy, Theology, or the joint program in both departments.

Applications for the Philosophy masters program may be obtained from the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467.  Visit their web site to download an application.

A separate letter of interest in the Lonergan Scholarship should be addressed to Professor Patrick Byrne, Director of the Lonergan Institute, and emailed no later than February 1 to Mary Elliot at

The letter of interest should include: (I) a statement of desire to be considered for a fellowship award; (II) a brief statement of the source of interest in Lonergan studies; (III) the name of someone who is willing to recommend the student for graduate studies in Lonergan’s work.

Decisions will be announced by May 1.

Contact Mary Elliot at or (617)-552- 2935 with questions.