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Richard M. Weaver Fellowship

Awarded by Intercollegiate Studies Institute
Categories are  Fellowship  tagged  Liberal Arts /  Award
Scholarship deadline

February 26

Amount

$5,000 - $15,000

Awards Offered

15

Renewable

No

Is this a No Essay scholarship?

No

DESCRIPTION

Richard M. Weaver Fellowship will provide fellowships of up to $15,000 to outstanding graduate students who intend to teach. Each year they award up to 15 graduate fellowships to outstanding students pursuing advanced study in the humanities or social sciences. The fellowships range from $5,000 to $15,000.

Education Level

High School and Bachelor Degree

GPA

No Information Available

Application Start Date

No Information Available

Eligibility Criteria

US citizen

Applicants must be U.S. citizens who will be enrolled in a full-time graduate program for the academic year 2021–22.

REQUIREMENTS

Electronic applications are not accepted. Only electronic transcripts and letters of recommendation are accepted.

Here’s what you need to submit to apply for an ISI graduate fellowship:

  • A recent, high-resolution photo
  • An original, 1,250- to 2,500-word essay responding to the following question: “What is the relationship between liberal education and a free society?”
  • One-page CV or résumé of prior education, awards, fellowships, and internships
  • A five- to ten-page personal, philosophical, and professional autobiography
  • A five- to ten-page academic writing sample
  • At least two academic letters of recommendation (may be sent separately from application materials). Letters of recommendation may be mailed or emailed.
  • Unofficial transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work (if award is granted, official transcripts must be provided by the issuing institution or the applicant) (may be sent separately from application materials)
  • Brief responses to each of the following:
    • Why you have chosen teaching as a profession?
    • Why you desire a fellowship?
    • How you learned of the ISI graduate-fellowship program?
    • A signed declaration of intent to teach, written in your own words?
  • PROGRAM INFORMATION

    Program

    Master/Graduate, Phd

    Specialization

    Liberal Arts and Science

    Field of Study

    Education and Teaching, Liberal Arts And Sciences And Humanities, Social Sciences and Studies

    OTHER INFORMATION

    Gender

    Male/Female

    Scholarship Frequency

    Annually

    Ethnicity

    Other

    State

    Not Applicable

    Outside State Residents eligible

    No

    International Students eligible

    No

    Online Master Programs eligible

    No

    Credibility

    High

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