About the program, Guidelines, Apply, Experiences

Questions?

Contact Asst. Dean of Undergraduate Studies Doug Jones at dfjones@binghamton.edu or call 607-777-4934.

Submission?

Contact Secretary Diane Horvath at dmhorv@binghamton.edu or call 607-777-4934.

Application Process

The application process is designed to allow students to demonstrate that they have the qualities that will make them a successful fellow.

Application Checklist

  • Fellowship cover online sheet
  • Online 1,000 word essay - Topic is included on submission sheet.
  • An online budget outlining expenses you will incur in successfully completing their project.
  • Two letters of reference from individuals who can assess their ability to complete the project successfully.

    May be Emailed (dfjones@binghamton.edu) or sent to:

    Doug Jones, Asst. Dean of Undergraduate Studies
    Harpur College
    Binghamton University
    PO Box 6000
    Binghamton, NY 13902-6000

  • If the project will be conducted with the cooperation of, or under the auspices of an organization, group, or individual, the applicant must include with the application a letter of sponsorship from the individual or organization.

    May be Emailed (dfjones@binghamton.edu) or sent to:

    Doug Jones, Asst. Dean of Undergraduate Studies
    Harpur College
    Binghamton University
    PO Box 6000
    Binghamton, NY 13902-6000

  • A resume that includes employment history, internships completed, service activities, academic and other honors, and special skills such as fluency in languages other than English and technological competencies.

    May be Emailed (dfjones@binghamton.edu) or sent to:

    Doug Jones, Asst. Dean of Undergraduate Studies
    Harpur College
    Binghamton University
    PO Box 6000
    Binghamton, NY 13902-6000

  • An interview with the selection committee if chosen as a finalist.
  • After completion of the project make a public presentation on the activities and accomplishments 

Application Deadline

The application deadline for Summer 2015 fellowships is February 16, 2015. 

Questions?

Contact Asst. Dean of Undergraduate Studies Doug Jones at dfjones@binghamton.edu or call 607-777-4934.

Submission?

Contact Secretary Diane Horvath at dmhorv@binghamton.edu or call 607-777-4934.

Criteria for Selection

Applications will be evaluated by the selection committee to determine whether they demonstrate that the applicant has the passion, intellectual ability, organizational skills, and experience necessary to complete the project.

In evaluating applications, the committee will consider:

  • The clarity, thoughtfulness, and thoroughness of the essay describing the project
  • The feasibility of completing the project during the time allotted and with the budget proposed
  • Whether the budget is well planned and will enable the applicant to complete the project economically
  • Whether the applicant has genuine passion for the project
  • How the project will benefit a particular community
  • Whether the project will significantly contribute to the applicant's personal and intellectual growth

Last Updated: 12/5/14