The Julian Samora Research Institute (JSRI) is proud to provide the opportunity for current MSU students to apply for the Julian Samora Endowed Scholarship for academic year 2016-2017. The scholarship, named in honor of Dr. Julian Samora, supports graduate and undergraduate students engaged in scholarly activities focused on Latino/as in Midwestern communities. Applications will be reviewed and recommended by the JSRI Scholarship Committee and two (2) finalists will be announced March 2016. Awards will appear as a $1,000 credit per semester for fall 2016 and spring 2017.
Applicants must be current MSU students and must be attending MSU fall 2016 and spring 2017. They must demonstrate excellent academic standing, and provide evidence of interest in research on Chicano/Latino communities. Two scholarship awards will be given in the amount of $2,000 for each award.
Applicants must submit the following materials by Friday, February 12, 2016.
The JSRI Awards Committee will nominate two scholarships: one scholarship for an undergraduate student award, and one scholarship for a graduate student award.
Submissions must be receieved at JSRI by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 12, 2016.
Direct all letters and application packet to:
A list of all previous award recipients can be found here.
The Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources at the University of Vermont is a multidisciplinary academic unit that strives to integrate across the disciplines to create knowledge and develop solutions to a broad array of environmental issues. Fellows will pursue research on any of a range of topics related to healthy forested ecosystems in Vermont and elsewhere.
The fellowship will provide:
1) Full tuition for the two-year program ($34,860)
2) Two years of health insurance ($3,792)
3) A stipend of $36,000 for two-year program ($18,000/year)
To be eligible for the fellowships, multicultural* candidates should be citizens or nationals of the United States as determined in accordance with Federal Law. Candidates should not have completed two semesters or equivalent hours of full-time graduate study or been previously enrolled in an academic program at the master’s degree level. Contact Carolyn Goodwin Kueffner (firstname.lastname@example.org, 802-656-2511) for deadlines and other instructions.
The fellowship will provide:
1) Full tuition for three years (approx. $52,300)
2) Three years of health insurance (approx. $5,700)
3) A stipend of $73,500 for three-year program ($24,500/year)
To be eligible for the fellowships, multicultural* candidates should be citizens or nationals of the United States as determined in accordance with Federal Law, have, or be near completion of an MS degree in a related field. Contact Carolyn Goodwin Kueffner (email@example.com, 802-656-2511) for deadlines and instructions.
* USDA definition: "Multicultural means the variety of interests, talents, socioeconomic, and cultural backgrounds of students that enhance the overall educational experience of all students."
For a list of all other available funding opportunities, click here.