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APPLY TO BE A FRAMEWORKS FELLOW

Link to Apply: FrameWorks Online Application

Before you apply, make sure you've read about the FrameWorks program and the 2020/2021 theme, Unknown.

I’M INTERESTED IN BECOMING A FRAMEWORKS FELLOW. WHAT’S IN IT FOR ME?

  • The FrameWorks Program is free. It costs you nothing but time and effort. We’ll even feed you at events.
  • You will be a member of a diverse cohort of high-achieving, like-minded budding intellectuals.
  • You will be personally mentored by committed, talented, and generous experts.
  • Publication in FrameWorks: A Journal of Undergraduate Critical Inquiry in the Interdisciplinary Humanities.
  • An opportunity to present your work at a public Symposium.
  • If you are thinking about graduate school, a FrameWorks Program Fellowship, paper presentation, and journal publication will look great on any application. In addition, your article may serve you well as a writing sample.
  • If you are thinking of writing an Honors Thesis in a Humanities field, your research and article could serve as a substantial start.
  • Being a FrameWorks Fellow means that you will be in a great position to apply for other opportunities for funded undergraduate research opportunities through the Office of Undergraduate Research (for example, the Mellon Research Scholars Program).
  • THERE’S $1000 TO BE WON FOR THE BEST ARTICLE! You could be the inaugural recipient of the FrameWorks Prize for Excellence in Humanities Research.

HERE'S WHAT SOME FRAMEWORKS FELLOWS HAVE SAID


"The Frameworks Program has provided me with an opportunity to explore a topic of my choice in-depth. Prior to this program I had very little research experience, and this program has been an exceptional introduction into the world of extensive research." - Ayania Hicks (2019/20)

"Participation in the FrameWorks program has allowed me to explore my interdisciplinary research interests while also giving me the chance to refine my writing and editing skills. Getting to work with a cohort of talented students from a variety of disciplines has been an amazing experience that led me to consider other perspectives within my own work." - Cristobella Durrette (2019/2020)

AM I RIGHT FOR THE FRAMEWORKS FELLOWSHIP?

The FrameWorks Program is open to all rising sophomores and juniors. MEMBERSHIP IN THE HONORS COLLEGE IS NOT A REQUIREMENT FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE FRAMEWORKS PROGRAM nor for the support of the Office of Undergraduate Research. We are, however, looking for committed, and high achieving students.

If the checklist below describes you, then you’re who we’re looking for.   

  • You are a rising sophomore or junior.
  • You are a Humanities major or are very interested in the Interdisciplinary Humanities.
  • You’re creative, agile-minded, resourceful, detail-oriented.
  • You want to present humanities based academic work at a public symposium.
  • You want to publish a critical article.
  • You are self-driven, deadline responsive, and willing to work consistently over two semesters.
  • You have a GPA of around 3.5 and higher.
  • You are willing to attend 6 or 7 weekday evenings per semester to Writing Workshops / Peer Review Sessions and the FrameWorks Speakers Series.
  • You are willing to meet with a faculty mentor once every three weeks.

HOW DO I APPLY?

Click here to fill in the online form.

Note: You must complete all fields. It may be to your advantage to prepare off-line first. You will be required to answer the following questions:

  • Why do you think you are a good candidate to be a FrameWorks Fellow? [your answer cannot not exceed 200 words]
  • What are some of the cultural artifacts that you might consider writing about and why? Please note, your answer must engage the 2020/2021 FrameWorks theme: “Unknown” [Your answer cannot exceed 300 words].

Additionally, you will also be asked to submit a current resume and an unofficial transcript.   

Contact

If you have any questions, email Dr. Max Rayneard