Applicants must be under 45 years of age as of April 1, 1997. The term of fellowship is 3-8 months (between April 1, 1997 and March 31, 1998). The fellowship provides regular economy class air fare and a stipend. The closing date for applications is June 30, 1996. Further details, including application forms, may be obtained from: Elva Power at the Office of International Programs, 133 Bennett Hall, or phone, 898-1640.
To be considered for a Rose Award, a research project must be nominated by a member of the faculty. The deadline for nominations is Monday, April 15, 1996. Nominations consist of the faculty letter of nomination accompanied by an application form prepared by the student. Students may pick up the application form in their school or departmental offices. Students should complete the application and submit it to the faculty member who will be nominating the project. If the nomination is initiated by the faculty member, he or she should ensure that the student has filled out an application to accompany the letter of nomination.
The faculty letter of nomination should address the quality, the originality and the importance of the student's research. It should not exceed three (3) pages. Nominations will be reviewed by a committee of faculty who will make recommendations to the Council of Undergraduate Deans.
All undergraduate research projects are eligible for the Rose Award; they need not have been funded by the Nassau Fund or by other undergraduate research grant in order to qualify for recognition. Depending upon the income available, up to five awards of up to $1500 each will be made each year, with an additional award of up to $500 to the faculty advisor(s) of each project. In cases where there are multiple student research investigators and/or advisors, the awards will be divided among the participants. The criteria used in judging the projects will be the quality, the originality, and the importance of the research.
Submissions are due Monday, April 15, 1996. Awards will be announced by the Council of Undergraduate Deans before Commencement and publicized in the appropriate campus media. Applications may be obtained from the undergraduate deans:
March 26, 1996
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