JSRI Endowed Scholarships for 2013-14
The Julian Samora Research Institute (JSRI) is proud to provide the opportunity to students to apply for the Julian Samora Endowment Scholarship in AY 2013-2014. Named in honor of Dr. Julian Samora, the scholarship supports undergraduate and graduate students engaged in scholarly activities focusing on Latino/as in Midwestern communities. The Julian Samora Scholarship Committee will review applications and select the awardees. Announcement of the recipients will be made in March, 2013.
Applicants must be currently enrolled students at MSU, demonstrate good academic standing, and provide evidence of interest in research on Chicano/Latino communities. Scholarship awards are anticipated in the amount of $2,000 each. Awards will appear as a credit on the fall and spring tuition bills ($1,000 each semester).
Applicant must submit the following by Feb. 15, 2013:
- Latest official transcript at MSU
- A personal statement describing accomplishments, research/educational interests, and goals as a student.
- Resume to include current local address and phone number
- One letter of recommendation from a faculty member or advisor.
The JSRI Awards Committee will make two awards: one to an undergraduate student and one to a graduate student.
Submissions must be postmarked or hand-delivered before the close of business on February 15, 2013 to:
- Anita Garza
- Julian Samora Research Institute
- Michigan State University
- Kellogg Center
- 219 S. Harrison Rd, Rm 51
- East Lansing, MI 48823-5286
USDA Multicultural Fellowships
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."
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The Hispanic Heritage Foundation in partnership with the Hispanic College Fund has created LOFT (Latinos On Fast Track) to systematically identify, prepare and place emerging Latino professionals in industry specific jobs to bolster the Latino management presence in America’s workforce. Check the following websites for more information - http://www.hispanicfund.org/loft/ or http://www.hispanicheritage.org/loft.php.
HSF is the nation's leading organization supporting Hispanic higher education. Founded in 1975 as a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, HSF's vision is to strengthen the country by advancing college education among Hispanic Americans. For information on the scholarships they offer college students, visit http://www.hsf.net/Scholarships.aspx?id=424.
The Institute for Humane Studies provides scholarships up to $12,000 for undergraduate or graduate study in the United States or abroad. These fellowships are awarded to students interested in exploring the principles, practices, and institutions necessary for a free society through their academic work. http://theihs.org/ContentDetails.aspx?id=491.
IIE administers scholarship programs for graduate and undergraduate students who wish to gain experience in an international non-profit organization. The office seeks candidates for the internship program in two separate administrative offices within IIE/Latin America: the Scholarship Division and the Educational Advising Division. For more information, go to http://www.iielatinamerica.org/cgi-bin/contenido.pl?p=internship.
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