Applications for NS Endowed Funds are accepted only ONCE per semester rather than on a rolling basis. Application deadlines are firm.
Note: No travel expenses can be funded this year due to Hampshire's suspension of college sponsored travel during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Supports Division II and Division III student research in agricultural sustainability; in particular, projects directly related to the Hampshire Community-Supported Agriculture Program. Award range: Approximately $100-$200. Faculty contact: Brian Schultz
Supports Division II and III research and internships. The proposed student research, project, or internship must relate to at least one of Denice's passions: medicine, anthropology, woman and child health and health care, or child studies. Award range: Up to $1500. Faculty contact: Pamela Stone, chair; Elizabeth Conlisk; and Cynthia Gill
Supports Division II and Division III student research in all areas of the natural sciences. Also supports students traveling to scientific conferences at which student is presenting.
Award Range: $2,000
Conference Award range: approximately $250-$500. Faculty contact: Elizabeth Conlisk
Supports the research of women Division III students, though Division II students will be considered. Preference will be given to those working in evolutionary biology or related fields, but applications from women working in other areas are also welcome. Award range: approximately $300-$600. Contact: Kelsey Finnell
Supports Division II and Division III student research in the greater southwest (including the U.S. southwest and Mexico). Commitment to working on SW issues as evidenced by previous or current coursework desirable. Award range: Up to $400. Contact: Kelsey Finnell
This fund, established in honor of Professors Emeriti Merle Bruno, Nancy Lowry, and Ann McNeal, will support underrepresented students in science. Award range: $200-$400. Faculty contact: Elizabeth Conlisk
Supports Division II and Division III student research in environmental and agricultural sustainability. Award range: Approximately $300-$600. Faculty contact: Elizabeth Conlisk
Supports Division II and Division III student research dealing with alternative medicine, public health, and the integration of non-Western medicine with the U.S. healthcare system. Award range: Up to $500. Contact: Kelsey Finnell
Supports students doing work relating to the earth, earth sciences, and the environment. Award range: $300-$500. Contact: Kelsey Finnell
Submit application items by enrolling in the NS Student Endowed Fund Awards Spring 2021 course at cws.hampshire.edu using your Hampshire user name and password and uploading the necessary documents by the application deadline.
Applications will be reviewed by the designated faculty contact and any related advisory committees, and awards will be based on the following criteria:
See full application instructions at http://cws.hampshire.edu by enrolling in the NS Student Endowed Fund Awards Spring 2021 course using your Hampshire ID and password.
Students who receive an award are expected to write a brief (one page) report at the end of the project, summarizing their findings and describing how the funds were spent. In addition, awardees are encouraged to inform the NS office of any presentations or first-authored publications that result from the work, so that we can post an abstract on our website. Finally, in ten or so years after graduation, awardees are welcome to return to Hampshire to talk to current students about their fabulous careers!
CORC has a complete list of funding for students.