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Center for Global Studies

Student Scholarships and Grants

Graduate & Undergraduate Fellowship and Scholarship Opportunities. 

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The Nielson Graduate Excellence Fellowship 

This fellowship will be awarded to one outstanding graduate student with a strong record of academic excellence completing a thesis or dissertation project focusing on internationally oriented topics related to energy and sustainability of natural resources.  Priority will be given to those who demonstrate an interdisciplinary and international breadth in his/her course of study which promotes development of the human resources and know-how required to solve critical energy and natural resource challenges faced by society.  Candidates are considered based on the extent to which the candidate has demonstrated the commitment and potential to make a significant contribution to his or her field via the international research project that (s)he is completing.  This graduate fellowship represents a partnership between the Center for Global Studies and the School of Energy Resources to promote interdisciplinary academic and research programs in a broad range of disciplines across UW.  One graduate student will be eligible for the $10,000 award for one semester for Spring 2017.  Application deadline is Monday, September 18, 2017. Questions can be addressed to Dr. Jean Garrison, Director, Center for Global Studies, 766-3121, or by email at globalct@uwyo.edu. 

 

Center for Global Studies Excellent Fund International Internship/Fieldwork Grant

Undergraduate and graduate students from across campus are invited to apply for a stipend to support an internationally focused internship or research fieldwork. Stipends will be awarded for both domestic and internationally based internships; fieldwork for research must be internationally based. Stipends will vary based on financial need and quality of the proposal, with the highest award being $2500. Preference will be given to students in unpaid internships and to graduate students whose field work will significantly further their progress toward their degree. The maximum award is 

$2500.  Questions can be addressed to Dr. Jean Garrison via email at globalct@uwyo.edu or 766-6119.  Application deadline Monday, February 12, 2018. Early applications are accepted! Students will be notified within 4 weeks after the application deadline. Incomplete and late applications will NOT be accepted! 

 

Center for Global Studies-SER Nielson International Internship/Fieldwork Grant 

Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to apply for a Nielson International Grant to support their internationally oriented internship or international thesis/dissertation fieldwork in the area of energy and sustainability of natural resources.  The internship or research project should focus on internationally oriented topics related to energy and sustainability of natural resources.  Priority will be given to those who demonstrate an interdisciplinary and international breadth in their course of study that promotes development of the human resources and know-how required to solve critical energy and natural resource challenges faced by society.  This grant opportunity represents a partnership between the Center for Global Studies and the School of Energy Resources to promote interdisciplinary academic and research programs in a broad range of disciplines across UW.   The maximum award is $2500.  Questions can be addressed to Dr. Jean garrison via email at globalct@uwyo.edu or 766-6119.  Application deadline Monday, February 12, 2018. Early applications are accepted! Students will be notified within 4 weeks after the application deadline. Incomplete and late applications will NOT be accepted!

 

The Nielson Undergraduate Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to one outstanding junior or senior at the University of Wyoming who through his/her program of study has focused on internationally oriented topics related to energy and sustainability of natural resources.  Priority will be given to those who demonstrate an interdisciplinary and international breadth in his/her course of study that promotes development of the human resources and know-how required to solve critical energy/natural resource challenges faced by society.  This scholarship represents a partnership between the Center for Global Studies and the School of Energy Resources to promote interdisciplinary academic and research programs in a broad range of disciplines across UW. The scholarship is available for use during the student’s final year in the amount of $5000 to cover resident tuition/fees for two semesters. Application Deadline for the 2017-18 academic year scholarship is Monday, February 12, 2018.  Questions can be addressed to Dr. Jean Garrison, Director -- Center for Global Studies globalct@uwyo.edu or 766-6119.

 

New Student Fieldwork and Internship Funding Opportunities

Centennial Fellowship in Global Studies.

This scholarship will be awarded to a UW graduate student completing international research fieldwork. 

 

Christopher and Michelle Spear Fund for the Center for Global Studies.

This scholarship will be awarded to a UW graduate or undergraduate student to defray expenses associated with their international research fieldwork or an international internship.

 

Harris International Research Endowment

Fund. This fund shall make grants for students conducting international research. Preference will be given to outstanding undergraduate applications, but graduate students will also be considered. Preference will be given to research concerning sustainable development and natural resources which can include agriculture, policy and governance, environment and natural resources, applied economics, and rural and community development research topics. 

U.S. Senator Malcolm Wallop Fund for Conversations on Democracy.

CGS in partnership with the Malcolm Wallop Fund will support students completing

internships or research projects, from a comparative and/or international perspective, whose research focuses on a broad range of democratic themes such as elections, governance, democratic transition, civil society, and related topics. 

The maximum award for each of these is $2500. Questions can be addressed to Dr. Jean Garrison via email at globalct@uwyo.edu or 766-6119. Application deadline Monday, February 12, 2018.


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