Miriam J. Kelley African Scholarship Grant Program

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Miriam J. Kelley African Scholarship Grant Program Empty Miriam J. Kelley African Scholarship Grant Program

Post  Admin on Mon Mar 01, 2010 2:29 am

This award is intended to encourage MSU (Michigan State University)African students (woman are strongly urged to apply) to study at MSU and in turn make a contribution to the development of their country.



The Miriam J. Kelley African Scholarship can make at least two awards annually of up to $1,000.
The number of awards made and actual award amounts depend on the quality of proposals and the resources available in the fiscal year in which funds are proposed for expenditure.



Applicants must be MSU African students in good academic standing. (The grant has an emphasis toward the educational enhancement of women).
Applicants should be MSU students on a temporary visa.
Applicants must describe the factors that suggest the likelihood of their returning to their home country.
Applicants must have demonstrated capacity to achieve their educational goals and have the assertiveness to seek further opportunities to advance their education.

Part I: Applicants narrative should be 3 single-spaced pages or less and should treat the following topics:

General description of applicant’s educational goals and the relationship of the proposed activities to those goals, (What you will do and why, where and with whom).
Specific purpose of the activities and the benefits likely in the short or long run to the student and the student’s home country.
Budget outline detailing expected costs of the activities and other confirmed or prospective funding from university or outside sources to be received by the student during the time period of these activities.

Part II: Supporting letters

Two supporting letters are required, one from the applicant’s advisor or chairperson and another from a teacher of the applicant.


Michigan State University
Office for International Students and Scholars
Phone: 517.353.1720
Fax: 517.355.4657
E-mail: oiss@msu.edu



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