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Top-Up Fellowships for Continuing Grad Students in STS, Applications Due May 1, 2014

by Lyn

Top-Up Fellowships for Continuing Graduate Students in Science & Technology Studies
Robert F. and Jean E. Holtz Center
Submission Deadline: May 1, 2014

The Robert F. and Jean E. Holtz Center for Science & Technology Studies announces a program of top-up fellowships for continuing graduate students with research interests in the field of science and technology studies, broadly construed.  Each award totals $4000, distributed in $2000 increments at the start of the 2014-15 and of the 2015-16 academic years.  Up to six awards will be offered.

These awards are open to graduate students in good standing in any UW-Madison graduate program.  Students who accept these awards are expected to attend the Holtz Center brown bag series and other events, and are encouraged to take the introductory graduate seminar, STS 901.

Applicants must submit the following in a single PDF document by email to Lyn Macgregor at lmacgreg@ssc.wisc.edu:

1) A description of the student’s planned research program, explaining connections to STS topics, literatures and methods, along with a timeline for the period of the fellowship (not to exceed two single-spaced pages)

2) A current curriculum vitae

3) A current unofficial transcript

The applicant should also have sent via email

4) A brief letter of recommendation from the candidate’s faculty advisor or other faculty member familiar with the student’s record and interests

Please direct questions to Lyn Macgregor, associate director of the Holtz Center, at lmacgreg@ssc.wisc.edu.