Fellowships, Scholarships and Awards
Winifred O. Stone and Presidential Graduate Scholarship
Winifred O. Stone and Presidential Graduate Scholarship for Diversity Enhancement will be offered on a competitive basis to applicants with academic qualifications as defined by the admission criteria of the Graduate College and the respective graduate program. Each graduate program may submit its top three (3) applications. The nomination letter from the graduate coordinator must provide a rationale for funding that addresses diversity and academic quality.
Description of the Award: Winifred O. Stone and Presidential Graduate Scholarship for Diversity Enhancement is a non-service fellowship for the first year which will consist of a stipend in the amount provided by the respective graduate program, non-resident and instructional fees, as necessary, for the academic year. The first-year service arrangement may be adapted based on the need of the academic program, graduate coordinator, and scholarship recipient. The student will be assigned an assistantship during the second year (and thereafter). Applicants must be students who are newly admitted to a master’s, specialist, or doctorate program at Bowling Green State University. Eligibility is dependent on being a first-semester full-time graduate student for the fall semester 2013. Tuition will be covered for up to 9 credit hours both fall and spring semesters. Stipends are not available for summer terms. General fees will not be covered as a part of this scholarship.
The Nominating Process: Graduate Coordinators are invited to solicit nominations from the admitted applicants from their recruitment pool and submit their top three (3) applications.
The nomination letter from the graduate coordinator must provide a rationale for funding that addresses diversity and academic quality. The nominee must be a first-semester full time graduate student for fall 2013 semester.
Nomination consists of an electronic submission:
- Regular admission to a graduate program at BGSU
- An applicant essay (700 to 1,500 words) on one of the following topics:
- “The importance of diversity to an American society”
- “The importance of diversity to a public university”
- “The importance of diversity to your academic discipline”
- A letter of nomination from the Graduate Coordinator
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Deadline for Nominations: Please email all nomination materials to Whitni McCoy at email@example.com by 5:00 p.m., March 11, 2013.
Do not submit any original admission documents (i.e., pink sheets) as scholarship application supporting materials. Decisions regarding award winners will be made no later than April 5, 2013.