Preparing for the Future

RUMEGA has invited Dr. Leonardo Flores to give a talk titled “Preparing for the Future: Applying for Grad School, Internships, Scholarships, Conferences” on Tuesday, October 2 at 10:30 in CH-326. All our undergraduate and graduate students are invited. Here are some of the resources for the talk: What do you want to be when you grow up? Older posts on opportunities: Internships, Scholarships, and other Opportunities Nationally Competitive Scholarships and Fellowships Internship category in our blog. Graduate School What is a PhD? Identifying graduate program Funding your graduate studies Applying to graduate programs Timeline: December/January Application Components

Nationally Competitive Scholarships and Fellowships

Attention English Department undergraduate and graduate students. This resource is full of great opportunities for funding that you should seriously consider and apply to every year, if necessary. Scholarships for undergraduates: Gates Millenium Scholarship (first year students only, deadline January 13) Summer Research Opportunity (SROP) Hispanic Scholarship Fund (competition opens on January 15) FreeApp (Application Fee Waivers on Select Graduate Schools) HACU Scholarships HACU National Internship Program Fulbright US Student Program (apply at the beginning of your graduating year) Fulbright@UPRM Graduate studies sponsored by Fulbright Scholarships for graduate students: Hispanic Scholarship Fund (competition opens on January 15) Fulbright US Student … Read more…

OGS Policies: November 2010

Important information for MAEE students and faculty advisors! Please be aware of two recent OGS policy changes pertaining,  specifically, to: (1) students planning to change degree completion options; and (2) students planning to submit theses in December, 2010 or thereafter. 1) Students planning to switch degree completion options (SEE  OGS MEMO: MemoOGSChangeofPlanNov2010) The first policy updates the memo sent by the OGS in February, 2010 (which I forwarded to you and posted on the blog) indicating that beginning August 2010, students who wished to switch degree completion options (from thesis to comprehensive exam or vice versa) had to request an … Read more…

Graduate Student Handbook (2010 Revised edition)

Dear MAEE students and faculty advisors: The revised and updated edition of the Graduate Student Handbook is now available. You may access the PDF file by clicking on link below. Please note that this edition of the handbook  replaces the September 2009 version and all prior ones. Exitos, GC GradHandbookOct2010FINALVERSION.pdf

Don’t miss L3’s “Undergrad Research in English” this March 4 at 10:30 in CH-318

Do you want to conduct research? Do you want to hone your skills in research and do it “the right way”? Do you want to learn how you can research and make money as a research assistant? Are you frustrated or stumped on what or how to focus your upcoming research assignment? If you have any of the above questions or are just curious about how to do research, then join us for L3’s “Undergrad Research in English”! When: Thursday March 4, 2010 What time: 10:30 AM Where: Ch-318 This workshop will be presented by Dr. Shannon Bischoff and a … Read more…

MAEE OPTION III-Comprehensive Exam Policy (Revised)

The Graduate Committee of the English Department wishes to announce that the policy pertaining to the Comprehensive Examination degree completion option (”Option III”) has been modified. The revised policy (December 08) updates the October 08 version circulated last semester and the prior version included in the Graduate Student Handbook (August 2008 and prior editions). The document has been sent via e-mail to all faculty and graduate students, and can also be obtained here, along with the revised version of the Comprehensive Exam Study Guide. Comp Exam Policy & Study Guide-Dec 08 The form students need to complete to request to … Read more…

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