Stuart R. Givens Memorial Fellowship


Inspired by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Burch Fellows Program, the Stuart R. Givens Memorial Fellowship was initiated by friends of Dr. Givens to honor his passion for student learning. The Fellowship recognizes resourcefulness, imagination, and significant ability among Bowling Green State University undergraduate students by supporting self-designed off-campus experiences that will enable them to pursue a passionate interest in a manner not otherwise possible through an academic program, regular summer job, enrichment program, or organized study abroad program.

To remain true to the spirit of the Givens Fellowship, students will be encouraged to think broadly in shaping their projects; that is, to look beyond activities that relate to their field of academic study. It is expected that the experience will make a demonstrable difference in their lives and help them grow both personally and intellectually. Up to two Givens Fellows will be chosen annually. Each will receive a cash grant of up to $6,000 to support the projects they have developed.

Application, Eligibility, and Workshop

There will be two workshops will be held on Thursday, February 19th, 2015 from 3:30-4:30pm in 222 Administration Building and Monday, February 23rd, 2015 from 2:30pm-3:30pm in 222 Administration Building for potential applicants. If you are interested in attending, please email cbloomf@bgsu.edu with your day preferred day of attendance.

If you are not able to attend, you may email draft proposals to cbloomf@bgsu.edu until February 24th for feedback. Attending the workshop is not a requirement for entry.

Application Deadline: March 2, 2015