Application


Interested individuals who meet the scholarship eligibility requirements should submit the following documentation directly to the NSF/OURS Program (by mail or e-mail) by the application deadline:

  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • One (1) Letter of Nomination (must be from a current academic leader (dean or higher)
  • One (1) Letter of Recommendation (must be from an individual with direct knowledge of the applicant’s leadership potential, style, or ability) 
  • Two (2) Essays (see below)
  • Official College/University Transcript from the terminal degree granting institution


Application Deadline

January 20, 2015

 

Cohort

Limited to 23 Program Fellows

 

Admission Requirements

  • Application fee: $50
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • One (1) Letter of Nomination (must be from a current academic leader (dean or higher)
  • One (1) Letter of Recommendation (must be from an individual with direct knowledge of the applicant’s leadership potential, style, or ability)
  • Two (2) Essays (see below)
  • Official College/University Transcript from the terminal degree granting institution
  • NO GRE scores required

 

Essay Questions

  • People aspire to positions in academic leadership for a multitude of reasons. In 500 words (two typed pages) describe your specific leadership aspirations (current and future) and identify specific position(s) in academia to which you aspire.
  • Colleges and universities are facing many challenges. In 500 words (two typed pages) identify a problem at your institution that needs to be addressed for which you could take a leadership role in solving.