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Kellogg Family Fellow in Children and Families - Due October 4, 2010

Posted: September 09, 2010

I. Purpose and Eligibility
This note announces an award available to new and continuing students in the Joint Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program. It is being made available under the W.K. Kellogg Endowment fund and carries a value of $15,000 per award. Recipients will be known as W.K. Kellogg Family Fellows in Children and Families. Two awards will be made. To be eligible for the award, a student must be in good standing and his or her research must focus on children and families.

II. Form of Support
For 2010-2011, a $15,000 award will each be made to two Doctoral students in the form of tuition or stipend support.

III. Application Materials
The following application materials are required:
1. Application coversheet
2. One page letter describing the nature and focus of your interests on children and families
3. Nominating letter from a faculty member knowledgeable about your work
4. Curricula Vitae
5. Current Unofficial transcript

IV. Review Process
The Doctoral Committee will evaluate the application materials. The criterion they will use is the extent to which the students’ past work, current Doctoral studies, and future career goals are likely to contribute to the advancement of the study of children and families.

It is anticipated that the review and decision-making will occur at the beginning of November.

V. Deadline for Application Materials
Monday, October 4, 2010


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