The Dorothy Goodwin Scholars Program

Would you like to receive a $2,500 scholarship this academic year? Are you a female student who is a sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate student in excellent academic standing? Students proposing innovative scholarly research or creative projects explored in partnership with a University of Hartford faculty/staff mentor (adjunct faculty may participate) are eligible to apply. The winning candidates will get a total award package of $2,500.

The University of Hartford provides a robust, distinctive educational experience for its more than 5,000 undergraduate and 1,600 graduate students.

Eligibility:

  • Women students who will be sophomores, juniors, seniors or graduate students in the fall of 2015 at any school or college of the University of Hartford studying any academic discipline are eligible to apply.
  • Applicants must be in excellent academic standing (3.0 ? for over-all GPA; 3.5 ? for major).
  • Student(s) must propose an innovative scholarly research or creative project that will be explored in partnership with a University of Hartford faculty/staff mentor (adjunct faculty may participate).
  • Be available to work on the project for a minimum of 200 hours in the 2015-2016 academic year. A strong preference will be given to applicants whose research will take place on campus. The program includes participation at additional events, which students must be available to attend throughout the academic year, unless there is a schedule conflict.
  • Students proposing innovative scholarly research or creative projects explored in partnership with a University of Hartford faculty/staff mentor (adjunct faculty may participate) are eligible to apply.

How to Apply:

Student applicants will submit the following:

  • Applicant name, address, email (University and personal), phone (cell), expected graduation date, college, and major
  • Transcript (unofficial copies will be accepted) and resume
  • Narrative: In up to three double-spaced pages, please describe these elements of your proposed research or creative project:
  1. Project Plan: What are the goals of your project? What role will you play in accomplishing these goals?
  2. Project Timetable: When, and in what sequence, will project activitie stake place?
  3. Personal Goals: What do you anticipate learning from the research project and the mentoring of your faculty partner? How does this connect with your future plans? How will receiving this scholarship make a difference in your life?
  4. Financial Plan: An award of $2,500 is available to Dorothy Goodwin Scholars. What uses do you anticipate for this award, both personal and project-related?

Faculty mentors will submit the following:

  • Mentor name, address, email, phone number, college, department, and faculty rank
  • Current short form curriculum vitae
  • Narrative: In up to three double-spaced pages, please describe the following:
  1. Project Plan: What are your goals for this project? What role will you play in accomplishing these goals? What role do you anticipate the student researcher will play? Does this proposed project relate to your own area of expertise or research? If so, how?
  2. Project Timetable: Confirm timetable of project included in student’s submission (timing and sequence of project activities).
  3. Mentoring Goals: How will you collaborate with your student researcher? What do you anticipate offering to the student and learning from the student?

Award Amount:

Selected student applicants will receive a total award package of $2,500 payable in two installments. $2,000 will be awarded in mid-November and $500 will be awarded upon completion of the project.

Application Deadline:

The deadline for application proposals is Sunday, Oct. 18.

Link for More Information:

http://unotes.hartford.edu/announcements/2015/09/2015-09-28-apply-for-the-dorothy-goodwin-scholars-program-2500-scholarships-available.aspx

 

 

 

 

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