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Interns in this eight-week* program participate in research under the guidance of an ETS mentor in any of these areas:
educational measurement and psychometrics
natural language processing and speech technologies
linguistics and computational linguistics
teaching and classroom research
international large-scale assessments
Interns also participate in seminars and workshops on a variety of topics. Each intern is required to give a brief presentation about their project at the conclusion of the internship.
Provide research opportunities to individuals enrolled in a doctoral program in the fields described above.
Increase the number of scholars and students from diverse backgrounds — especially traditionally underrepresented groups such as African Americans, Hispanic/Latino Americans, and American Indians — conducting research in educational measurement and related fields.
Current full-time enrollment in a doctoral program in any of the areas specified above.
Completion of at least two years of coursework toward the Ph.D. or Ed.D. prior to the program start date.
College/Department: Humanities & the Arts - English & Comparative Literature Award given to creative writing students.
Funded by a bequest from Berrien Fragos Thorn, creative arts scholarships have been initiated in order to foster and encourage the creative talents of individuals with a history of migration to obtain work in agriculture. Eligible applicants must demonstrate an interest in pursuing further development of their talents in one of the following disciplines: Visual-painting, sculpture, photography, etc. Performing-dance, theatre, music, etc. Media-film, video, animation, computer graphics, etc. Literary-poetry, short stories, etc. Crafts-traditional folk arts, furniture, weaving, pottery, etc. There are two options in applying for funding: I. Grants under $500.00 No deadline for application-requests will be reviewed case-by-case Complete Sections A and C of the application II. Grants up to $2,500.00 awarded semi-annually A budget or documentation of expenses must be submitted with the application. Money may be used for workshops, materials, study with a mentor, course enrollment, mileage, lost wages
Offered to WOMEN who are legally blind and enrolled in a four-year undergraduate degree program in literature or music. To be eligible, the applicant must be a United States citizen, and submit: 1. Evidence of legal blindness 2. Official transcript(s) of grades 3. Proof of acceptance at a college or university 4. Three letters of recommendation 5. A sample performance tape (not to exceed 30 minutes) or a creative writing sample 6. A typewritten statement of no more than three double-spaced pages describing educational and personal goals, work experience, extra-curricular activities, and how scholarship monies will be used.
College/Department: Humanities & the Arts - English & Comparative Literature Applicants must be graduate or undergraduate students who are currently enrolled or about to enroll in the English Department at SJSU. The student showing the most promise as a writer of poetry shall be selected by the department. Major in English & Comparative Literature
College/Department: Humanities & the Arts - English & Comparative Literature Sponsor: (Founding) James O. Wood Award: Annual Criteria: Call number 408-924-4425 for more information.
EligibilityIndividuals are eligible to be nominated as recipients of the ARS if they: * are of Lebanese or other Arab descent; * are citizens/legal permanent residents of the United States; * have attained a cumulative GPA of at least 3.25 on a 4.0 scale; * will enter a college or university as a full-time, degree-seeking freshman in the fall of the year (students who are already in college are not eligible for an ARS award); * have demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community service, extracurricular or other activities. Teachers, counselors, and principals are invited to nominate students with outstanding academic qualifications, particularly those who would promote success in the fields of literature, philosophy, or political science. Nominators should review ARS eligibility requirements and are asked to only nominate eligible students.
Humanities & the Arts - English & Comparative Literature Sponsor: (Founding) Antoinette Broyles Criteria: Call number 408-924-4425 for more information.
Lilly Fellows are appointed for two years at a rank equivalent to that of assistant professor. The salary is $41,000 for the coming academic year, plus standard benefits, a moving allowance and an annual travel allowance to attend conferences. Fellows are expected to be in local residence throughout the terms of their appointments. These teaching Fellowships are open to new scholar-teachers interested in the relationship between Christianity and the academic vocation and seriously considering a career at a church-related college or university. Research or dissertation topics are not restricted to religion. Fellows will be recruited from the following disciplines: art and art history; creative writing; history; interdisciplinary studies; languages and literatures; music and music history; philosophy; religion; rhetoric; theater history and theater arts. Candidates will be asked to demonstrate their interest in the goals of the Lilly Fellows Program and a sense of commitment to explore teaching and scholarship as a Christian vocation.
Selection: The main criteria for selection will be scholarship and appropriateness of the proposed work for ETS. Affirmative action goals will also be considered in the selection process. Who should apply: The program is open to any individual who holds a doctorate in a relevant discipline and provides evidence of scholarship.
Selection shall be made by the Music Department and alternate with the Department of Literature, Journalism, and Modern Languages.
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