Fall 2013 BRIDGE SCHOLARS PROGRAM
Position Flyer: BRIDGE Scholars Program
The Center for International Student Access (CISA) is looking for graduate students for the 2013 fall semester to work in a discipline-based, scholarly partnership with international graduate students and faculty members associated with the BRIDGE Program. This position may continue for multiple semesters, depending upon student enrollment and the needs of the BRIDGE Scholars Program.
The compensation package for each position will be a tuition grant pf $500 – $2,500.00 per semester, depending upon the number of students supported.
Students in the following colleges are encouraged to apply:
- College of Education and Human Development
- College of Science
- College of Visual and Performing Arts
- Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study
- School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution
- School of Management
- School of Public Policy
- Volgenau School of Engineering
Applicants must fulfill the following criteria:
- Demonstrate excellent English language proficiency in both oral and written communication;
- Completed at least 18 credits of graduate coursework in their field
- Hold a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Recipients will be assigned to graduate students in related majors, or to specific BRIDGE courses, and are responsible for the following scholarly activities during the academic year:
- Meeting with assigned BRIDGE students once or twice weekly to discuss writing, assignments, and experiences required in the discipline;
- Meeting with the program coordinator monthly to discuss student needs
- Peer Review and (discipline-based) feedback on writing samples; and
- Consulting with program faculty on experience and knowledge communities in the field.
These activities will average approximately 3-5 hours per week.
Doctoral students will receive priority consideration.
How to Apply — POSITION CLOSED
To apply, please submit the following items through HireMason (http://gmu-csm.symplicity.com), position #83092:
- A curriculum vitae;
- A writing sample;
- A list of three (3) faculty references; and
- A cover letter describing specific details on how you meet the criteria for the scholarship, and your qualifications in fulfilling scholarly responsibilities.