GK-12 Graduate Student Fellowship Application 2011-2012
To apply to the program, you must:
Read GK-12 Graduate Student Fellow Responsibilities page
Give Information for Advisors page to your advisors
Submit the following information in the order listed below. Please put all
parts 1–8 together in one file (pdf or Word). Letter from advisor may be sent
Name of advisor
Your general area of study/expertise
Month and year Ph.D. program started
Date of qualifying exam
Campus address and campus phone or cell phone number
Indicate if you are interested in working
only at a local Bay Area school
with the Sagehen program
either of the above (give order of preference)
Letter of intent summarizing the nature of your interest in the project. This letter should include a statement of
why you are interested in participating in this project
what you feel you can contribute to the project
one or two ideas about how your research or area of interest could be incorporated into lessons and/or field activities for 5th and/or 7th grade students
your career goals and where you see yourself in five years.
List relevant coursework taken at UC or previously (e.g., ecology, evolution, animal behavior, botany, taxonomic courses, statistics, phylogenetics, bioinformatics)
List specific areas in which you have natural history or field expertise (e.g., CA plant identification, small mammal trapping, bird identification, sampling aquatic arthropods, etc.)
List courses which you have taught as a Graduate Student Instructor
Describe previous experience with K-12 students or programs (if any)
Short statement describing your dissertation research project
Copy of your CV (including educational background, academic and other relevant appointments, publications, if any, and grants & awards, if any).
Copy of transcripts (unofficial Bearfacts copies are okay)
Letter from your advisor indicating your suitability for the program and their approval of your participation (may be sent separately by advisor). Please give your advisor the Information for Advisors page of this notice.
Applications are due on or before April 20, 2011; later applications
will be considered if open slots remain
Send via email to Betsy Mitchell and Rosemary Gillespie, or hand deliver hard copy to Betsy Mitchell's mailbox in 1101 VLSB (UCMP).
Interviews will be arranged late April, after we have reviewed applications.