Application for the Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research (CIGLR) Great Lakes Summer Fellows Program for International Students in USA – 2019/2020 Entry is now open at the Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research in the United States.
Applications are open for the Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research (CIGAR) Great Lakes Summer Fellows Program 2019. The program is open to students who are currently enrolled as an undergraduate (juniors and seniors preferred) and graduate student.
This program is offered by The Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research (CIGLR) in partnership with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Great Lakes Environmental Research Lab (GLERL).
CIGLR consists of a Research Institute and a Regional Consortium, led by an administrative team and governed by an Executive Board and Council of Fellows.
There is a stipend of $6,500 for the twelve-week period, paid in two installments of $3,250 each
The Scholarships are one of the most prestigious scholarships in the world. The aim of the program is to create a global network of future leaders committed to improving the lives of others.
CIGLR GREAT LAKES SUMMER FELLOWS PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY
Scholars are selected on the following criteria:
- The program is limited to currently-enrolled undergraduate (juniors and seniors preferred) and graduate students. We will also consider post-baccalaureate or post-masters students who have graduated within the past 12 months (of your fellow position start date) if the position fits directly within a student’s career goals.
- You must be either a U.S. citizen or a foreign national who is residing in the U.S. on a current Student Visa.
- Immediate relatives of any CIGLR or NOAA GLERL employees are not eligible to participate in this program, consistent with NOAA guidelines.
CIGLR GREAT LAKES SUMMER FELLOWS PROGRAM APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
The mode of application is online. All applications must include:
- Transcripts (official or unofficial), a cover letter, and a résumé are required elements of the electronic submission. Applicants will be asked to identify and rank up to three (3) projects to which they would like to apply.
- Along with the electronic application, we require one letter of recommendation that must be sent directly from the writer via email. The recommendation letter should be sent to the attention of Mary Ogdahl (see contact information below). All letters must be received by 22 February 2019.
- Project mentors will review the applications once they are submitted. After an initial review, the project mentor will conduct phone interviews with the top candidates to discuss the project in more detail and ensure a match in interest and skills.
- For specific questions about each opportunity, contact the position mentors. Email addresses are provided with the position descriptions.
- Applicants will be notified of their status by 22 March 2019.
- Only applications that have been submitted (with the International Office and registered on the website of the scholarship) before February 22, 2019 will be considered for the scholarship.
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