Funding Overview and Faculty Panel (20 September 2013)

This session of the Grantsmanship and Funding Workshop Series consists of two sections:  1) a Funding Overview, presented by Associate Dean Don Zak, and 2) an opportunity for students to talk with Associate Deans Don Zak and Michael Moore to get the faculty perspective on the process for applying for fellowships, GSI and GSRA positions, and other funding opportunities.  Professor Bobbi Low provided supplemental materials, see below:

SNRE-Financial Aid - Overview--Don Zak's PowerPoint Presentation-20sep13

Bobbi Low - handout

Bobbi Low example of a fellowship nomination support letter

Bobbi Low example of an employment recommendation letter

Bobbi Low example of a GSI recommendation

Link to Rackham's website:  Tips for Graduate Students Seeking Funding

Link to Rackham's website:  Tax Information for Fellowship/Scholarship Recipients


GSI Application, Selection Process, Orientation (27 September 2013)

Presenters were Diana Woodworth, SNRE's Financial Aid Coordinator and Kelly Campbell from the Program in the Environment (PitE).  Topics covered  included: the on-line GSI application process, selection process, and responsibilities and obligations once you are selected.   Additional topics: GSRA appointments, the Teacher Certificate, temporary and work study employment opportunities.

The following materials were presented at the info session:

 Winter 2014 GSI SNRE Info Session-How to Apply (pp)-27sep13

 Step-by-Step GSI Application Instructions-27sep13

 Student Employment-Relevant Web Sites

Wyss Scholars Program (4 October 2013)

SNRE professor Steve Yaffee provided an overview of the Wyss Scholars Program for the Conservation of the American West and the application process, selection process, and responsibilities and obligations once scholars are selected.  

The following materials have been updated:

 Fall 2013 Wyss Scholars Process-4oct13

Student Panel (11 October 2013)

Several students will provide their perspective on applying for various funding opportunities--tips, trick, suggestions, insights.  This is a great opportunity to ask questions.