The Holtz Center is looking for research proposals from undergraduate students interested in conducting research on issues at the intersection of science, technology, and society. All undergraduate students at UW-Madison are eligible for this funding opportunity including those in engineering, social and behavioral sciences, the humanities, and biological and physical sciences. The maximum amount of each award is $1,000 for the student and $500 in flexible funds for the faculty advisor. Click here for more information.
Writing Fellows are undergraduate students who support a small group of students in their writing, give feedback, and conduct one-to-one conferences. Fellows receive a scholarship every semester. They also get the chance to do original research and receive professional development in writing across the curriculum. The Program welcomes applicants from all majors, diverse backgrounds, and all intersecting identities.
I have also attached a poster with upcoming information session dates and the application deadline. You can find more information on our program website.
CEAS will be applying for both NRC (National Resource Center, “Title VI”) and FLAS (Foreign Language & Area Studies) funding from the U.S. Department of Education for the 2018-19 academic year. Therefore, we are accepting applications for FLAS awards to study Chinese, Japanese and Korean in the next academic year. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, nationals, or permanent residents of the United States. Undergraduate academic year awards cover up to $10,000 tuition/fees and include a $5,000 stipend. Graduate academic year awards cover full tuition/fees and include a $15,000 stipend. Applicants submit a letter of application; transcripts; GRE scores; a statement (detailing academic plans, career goals, previous language training, and need for further EA language training); a language evaluation and two letters of recommendation. All qualified undergraduate and graduate students studying East Asian languages are encouraged to apply. The application process is accomplished entirely on-line.
The following is a list of scholarship opportunities available to students of the College of Letters and Science. To apply for all opportunities listed below click here.
The Liberal Arts Essay Competition (campus-wide undergraduates)
Submit an essay by March 6, 2018 to be considered for a $1,000 or $500 prize. This annual competition is sponsored by the University General Education Committee. Review the prompt and requirements by clicking here. Continue reading
The Democratic Party of Wisconsin is currently recruiting for the Spring and Summer Fellowship program. The program lasts 12 weeks and is designed to test, train, and develop a new class of organizers. Fellows will be trained on the basics of organizing and campaign fundamentals and work in their communities to empower grassroots teams. Applications can be submitted here by February 3rd.
A two-week residential summer school tackling the vital issues that shape politics in the modern world with a regional focus. The program consists of small seminar groups, a daily lecture, and daily discussion groups. Applications are due April 15, 2018, and are reviewed on a rolling basis. For more information regarding the program and application process click here.
The Provost’s Office is especially pleased to announce that scholarships and fellowships are available to encourage and support that work. Applications are available via the websites listed below. Questions may be directed to Julie Stubbs, Director of the Undergraduate Academic Awards Office (Room 6 Ingraham Hall, 265-2428, email@example.com).
SOPHOMORE RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS support undergraduate research done in collaboration with UW–Madison faculty or research/instructional academic staff. The student researcher receives $2,500, and the faculty/staff research advisor receives $500 to help offset research costs. At the time of application, the student must be a sophomore, a freshman who will have more than 24 credits after May 2018, or a transfer student in their first year of attendance at UW-Madison. The application deadline is February 12, 2018. Directions for accessing the on-line application, eligibility and selection criteria can be found here. Continue reading