Honors News Archive

News in Brief

  • id:
    111
    title:
    2012 Bonderman Fellowship
    slug:
     
    author:
    bbkelly
    body:
    <p>The 2012 Bonderman Travel Fellowship application is now available.&nbsp; Graduate and professional students, undergraduate students (of junior and senior credit standing) in the University Honors Program, and undergraduate students (of junior and senior credit standing) in UW Tacoma&rsquo;s Global Honors Program in good standing are eligible for this opportunity.&nbsp;</p>
    <p>David Bonderman - the donor - wishes to give students an opportunity to experience learning and growth in new and unexpected ways.&nbsp; Bonderman Fellows will undertake international travel on their own for eight months, to six or more countries in two or more major regions of the world.&nbsp; Through solo travel the Fellows will focus on exploration and discovery, learning about the world and themselves in it.</p>
    <p>Up to seven graduate and seven undergraduate Bonderman Fellowships will be awarded in Spring 2012.&nbsp; Each Fellowship carries a $20,000 award to be used only for extended solo international travel.&nbsp; Fellows may not conduct research, pursue an academic project, or participate in a formal program or organization.&nbsp;</p>
    <p>To learn more about this extraordinary opportunity, please attend one of the following information sessions.&nbsp;</p>
    <ul>
    <li>Tuesday, November 29, 2011; 12 noon-2:00 p.m.; Gowen Hall room 201 </li>
    <li>Thursday, December 1, 2011; 3:30-5:20 p.m.; Bagley Hall room 261 </li>
    <li>Tuesday, January 10, 2012; 12:30-2:20 p.m.; room to be announced </li>
    </ul>
    <p>The application deadline is<strong> Tuesday, February 7, 2012 at 12 noon.</strong></p>
    <p>Information about the fellowship and the application can be found at: <a href="http://depts.washington.edu/bondermn/" target="_blank">http://depts.washington.edu/bondermn/</a></p>
    <p>If you do not have the chance to attend one of the information sessions and you have questions about this award, graduate/professional students may contact either Helene Obradovich (<a href="mailto:helene@uw.edu" target="_blank">helene@uw.edu</a>) or Marilyn Gray (<a href="mailto:megray@uw.edu" target="_blank">megray@uw.edu</a>) in The Graduate School Office of Fellowships and Awards, and undergraduate students can contact Brook Kelly (<a href="mailto:bbkelly@uw.edu" target="_blank">bbkelly@uw.edu</a>) in The University Honors Program. Please review the <a href="http://depts.washington.edu/bondermn/?page_id=2" target="_blank">FAQ</a> prior to contacting us.</p>
    <p>Sincerely,</p>
    <p>The&nbsp; University Honors Program and the Graduate School</p>
    date_posted:
    2011-11-17
    front_page:
     
    priority:
     
    viewable:
    1
    created:
    2011-11-17 11:25:22
    updated:
    2012-02-09 17:48:08
A unit within Undergraduate Academic Affairs
211 Mary Gates Hall : Box 352800 : Seattle, WA 98195-2800
206.543.7444 : 206.543.6469 FAX
uwhonors@uw.edu
Creative Commons License Unless otherwise noted, all public content on this site is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 License