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  • Honor Society | Whittier College
    Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Theatre Slider Hairspray March 2014 Comedy of Errors October 2013 Last Days of Judas Iscariot November 2013 The Glass Menagerie Spring 2013 Picasso at the Lapin Agile Spring 2013 Prev Next In This Section Theatre Mobile Menu About Majors Minors Preview of Courses Honor Society Clubs Organizations Facilities Scholarships Auditions Resources Links Faculty Productions Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Theatre Communication Arts Honor Society Honor Society On 1 May 2013 By admin 0 Comments Whittier operates local chapters of national honorary academic and leadership societies Members of these organizations are selected based on criteria such as grade point average and in general exhibit a keen dedication to scholarship service and leadership Alpha Psi Omega Alpha Psi Omega is a national honorary society for dramatic arts It began in the early 20th century as result of the growing interest in dramatic arts among colleges and universities throughout America Several honor societies in this discipline began to form around 1920 to recognize and reward students participating in theatrical productions The first society Alpha Psi Omega was founded at the Fairmont State College in West Virginia in 1925 The Masquers the original name of the group began around 1921 performing about four to five productions annually for both students and the public The Masquers thought about creating a national honor society in dramatics to reward members for their work Elinor B Watson Robert Sloan and Paul F Opp who were the members of the national committee drafted the constitution for Alpha Psi Omega On August 12 1925 members of Masquers who met the qualifications stated in the constitution adopted the constitution and changed their name to Alpha Psi Omega It was decided that

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  • Nixon Scholars Explore Renewable Energy and Diplomacy | Whittier College
    Energy and Diplomacy Nixon Scholars Explore Renewable Energy and Diplomacy On 19 Oct 2015 By ebecerra 0 Comments Monday October 19 2015 San Diego native Clifton Whittaker 16 always dreamed of becoming a scientist As a child he built large contraptions made of Lego bricks Although he struggled with math and science in high school because of his dedication and personal attention from Whittier College professors Whittaker is thriving as a double major in physics and political science and has been awarded a 2015 Richard M Nixon Fellowship For his fellowship Whittaker is combining both of his majors I am evaluating and researching different forms of renewable energy and their related energy policy said Whittaker He will do this by researching the common forms of renewable energy interviewing experts in the field investigating new technologies that may allow for new energy fields or less environmental impact evaluating how the emergence of renewable energy sources has contributed to America s energy independence as well as touring energy facilities During the summer he interned at Lawrenceville Plasma Physics in Middlesex New Jersey where he worked as a research and lab assistant for the research group that focuses on achieving clean energy through the fusion of hydrogen and boron After I graduate from Whittier my plan is to find a research or intern position working in the field of nuclear physics said Whittaker Down the line he plans on enrolling in a Ph D program in nuclear physics plasma physics or applied physics Patrick Kellycooper 16 is studying social and political theory as part of his 2015 Nixon Fellowship His specific research interest stemmed from his study abroad experience in Myanmar last January for Professor of Religious Studies Jason Carbine s course Sacred Spaces I am researching President Nixon s approaches to diplomacy

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  • Soil, Not Dirt: Alumna Spreads the Word About Science Education | Whittier College
    Office of Communications News Releases Campus Events Calendar The Rock For the Media Emergency Information Athletics Athletics Alumni Get Involved Our Alumni Poet Awards Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni In This Section News Events Mobile Menu Office of Communications News Releases Campus Events Calendar The Rock For the Media Emergency Information You are here Home News Soil Not Dirt Alumna Spreads the Word About Science Education Soil Not Dirt Alumna Spreads the Word About Science Education On 19 Oct 2015 By ebecerra 0 Comments Monday October 19 2015 Originally appeared in the Fall 2015 issue of The Rock When Rebecca Lybrand 07 was tasked with making soil and climate science a relatable and interesting topic to audiences within and outside the scientific community she decided to put her interdisciplinary skills to work In short order she produced an engaging YouTube video that chronicles her day as a soil scientist Lybrand s 18 minute video Soil Not Dirt gives viewers of all ages a first hand look at the complexities of soil and its importance to plants animals and humans and highlights the unique aspects of her career Lybrand a Whittier biology major earned her Ph D from the University of Arizona where she now works In Soil Not Dirt she recounts the experiences that helped her choose her career noting her admiration for Whittier biology and chemistry professors her affinity for scientific discussions and experimentation her love of the outdoors and her dislike of business attire The video follows Lybrand casually dressed in jeans and hiking boots as she treks to her research

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  • Senior Moments: Jordan Carter '16 | Whittier College
    Athletics Giving Alumni In This Section News Events Mobile Menu Office of Communications News Releases Campus Events Calendar The Rock For the Media Emergency Information You are here Home News Senior Moments Jordan Carter 16 Senior Moments Jordan Carter 16 On 19 Oct 2015 By ebecerra 0 Comments Monday October 19 2015 Originally appeared in the Fall 2015 issue of The Rock Hometown Sacramento CA Major Kinesiology and Nutrition Science Stats Sustainability Club Kinesiology Club Residential Life Student Worker CAAS Academic Coach Enrich LA Garden Ranger Intern DC Greens School Garden Army Intern DC Central Kitchen Procurement and Local Food Intern Pitts Family Fellowship Recipient Yao Yuan Sze Fellowship Recipient Best campus event attended while at College Volunteering and fundraising with Professor Householder and Kinesiology Club members at the Los Angeles Downtown Women s Shelter on Skid Row It was powerful to see an organization empowering women in order to change the cycle of poverty Most unique class taken Buddha Buddhism with Professor Jake Carbine Learning about the history of the Buddhist religion with Professor Carbine incorporated meditation and an outing to a local Buddhist Monastery which was an eye opening experience to the lifestyle of the monks Best thing about my major Understanding the science behind the body through movement physical fitness the importance of nutrition and discovering new ways of improving our health Accomplishment I m most proud of while at Whittier Receiving the Yao Yuan Sze Fellowship through the Kinesiology and Nutrition Science Department This fellowship enabled me to spend the summer in Washington D C with DC Greens as a school garden intern and DC Central Kitchen as a local food intern Best thing about my internships Gaining experience with various organizations that focus on health physical fitness food policy and education and food access initiatives

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  • Poets Apply Their Business Know-How and Global Citizenry in China | Whittier College
    2015 Three Whittier College students are spending eight weeks in Xiamen China this summer interning at Intex one of China s major manufacturers and Walmart s Vendor of the Year Austin Luckett 16 Brittany Snapp 16 and Hector Wong 16 make up Whittier College s first cohort to participate in the Intex Fellowship where they will learn about international business customer service inventory forecast employee training and how to collaborate with Chinese employees For this practicum Poets had to demonstrate a desire to learn about Chinese culture and business practices and an enthusiasm for sharing positive elements of American culture with Chinese counterparts And they re doing just that Luckett Snapp and Wong have participated in the company s international sales meeting which is held annually in Xiamen and have also created international product repair training videos for Intex employees The students are also employed in the call center during the graveyard shift where they answer consumer phone calls and help train other interns who are Chinese natives studying English Recently I began an additional rotation in the inventory and forecasting departments For this part of the internship I am organizing and analyzing different sets of data to find potential buying and shipping patterns said Luckett who hails from Great Falls Montana Snapp who spent JanTerm in China with Professor Lana Nino earlier this year was hooked applied for the Intex Fellowship and returned to China to receive more practical and global experience After college I would love to come back to China and travel more So far I love what Intex is doing with sales QC and forecasting said the Southern California native Everything I have experienced up to this point has reaffirmed my ambition to work internationally preferably in China said Luckett My dream is to continue working

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  • About | Whittier College
    Support First Year at Whittier News Events Office of Communications News Releases Campus Events Calendar The Rock For the Media Emergency Information Athletics Athletics Alumni Get Involved Our Alumni Poet Awards Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Fellowships Slider Find Fellowships That Match Your Interests Whittier s Director of Fellowships along with faculty and staff advisors is committed to helping students launch their search for internal national and international fellowships that fit their intellectual professional and personal goals Nixon Scholars Explore Renewable Energy and Diplomacy Renewable energy and foreign policy are the center of 2015 Nixon Fellows Research Read more Soil Not Dirt Alumna spreads the word about science education Read more Senior Moments Jordan Carter 16 Serving and empowering communities Read more Intex Fellows Poets apply their business know how and global citizenry in China Read more Exploring Community Public Health in South Argentina Lightmary Flores 17 traveled to Argentina thanks to the Gilman Study Abroad International Scholarship Read more Jeffrey Lindstrom 94 Fellowship Recipient Collin McDowell 16 will travel to Hong Kong to study effects of Umbrella Movement Read more Prev Next In This Section Fellowships Mobile Fellowships Home About Find a Fellowship Undergraduate Fellowships Graduate Fellowships Leadership Honor Society Fellowships For Students For Faculty Recent Winners Contact You are here Home Fellowships About About On 7 May 2013 By rrafferty 0 Comments How can Whittier students actualize their intellectual goals in and beyond Whittier College whether those goals involve graduate school international research public service and so on Winning a fellowship scholarship or grant adds prestige to a résumé and provides

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  • Find a Fellowship | Whittier College
    the Media Emergency Information Athletics Athletics Alumni Get Involved Our Alumni Poet Awards Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Fellowships Slider Find Fellowships That Match Your Interests Whittier s Director of Fellowships along with faculty and staff advisors is committed to helping students launch their search for internal national and international fellowships that fit their intellectual professional and personal goals Nixon Scholars Explore Renewable Energy and Diplomacy Renewable energy and foreign policy are the center of 2015 Nixon Fellows Research Read more Soil Not Dirt Alumna spreads the word about science education Read more Senior Moments Jordan Carter 16 Serving and empowering communities Read more Intex Fellows Poets apply their business know how and global citizenry in China Read more Exploring Community Public Health in South Argentina Lightmary Flores 17 traveled to Argentina thanks to the Gilman Study Abroad International Scholarship Read more Jeffrey Lindstrom 94 Fellowship Recipient Collin McDowell 16 will travel to Hong Kong to study effects of Umbrella Movement Read more Prev Next In This Section Fellowships Mobile Fellowships Home About Find a Fellowship Undergraduate Fellowships Graduate Fellowships Leadership Honor Society Fellowships For Students For Faculty Recent Winners Contact You are here Home Fellowships Find a Fellowship Find a Fellowship On 8 May 2013 By rrafferty 0 Comments To assist Whittier students with identifying fellowships that best match a variety of college and post college plans a selected list of the most prestigious fellowships scholarships and grants is provided at the following links Undergraduate Fellowships Graduate Fellowships Leadership and Honor Society Fellowships An online collection of other national fellowship and grant

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  • Undergraduate Fellowships | Whittier College
    interest in public service and who will do their internships or field research projects in the U S or abroad except China The first fellows will be selected during this academic year 2013 2014 and thereafter for two more years for three years total Application process is TBA Advisor Mike McBride Political Science Application March 9 2016 Return to top Benjamin A Gilman International Scholarship Program offers grants up to 5 000 for U S citizen undergraduate students with limited financial means to pursue academic studies in especially non traditional study abroad destinations outside of Western Europe and Australia Gilman aims to support students who currently receive Federal Pell Grants and who have been traditionally underrepresented in study abroad Candidates may include but are not limited to students with high financial need community college students first generation college students students in under represented fields such as the sciences and engineering students from diverse ethnic backgrounds or students with disabilities Such international study is intended to better prepare U S students to assume significant roles in an increasingly global economy and interdependent world Award recipients are chosen by a competitive selection process and must use the award to defray eligible study abroad costs Advisor Andy Wallis Modern Languages and Interim Director of the Office of International Programs Application due in early March for summer fall and academic year programs and in early October for spring programs Return to top The Barry M Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program was authorized by the United States Congress in 1986 to honor Senator Barry M Goldwater who served his country for 56 years as a soldier and statesman including 30 years of service in the U S Senate This scholarship is awarded to sophomores or juniors i e rising juniors and seniors majoring in math the natural sciences or engineering Candidates must have at least a 3 0 GPA stand in the top 25 of their class and plan to pursue graduate study toward a Ph D and a career in teaching and research Nominated by the faculty advisor applicants for the Goldwater Scholarships must include a statement of career interests in the online application detailing how their academic program and their overall educational plans will prepare them for their chosen goals About 300 awards are granted each year with each award providing up to 7 500 per year toward undergraduate tuition fees books and room and board Advisor TBA Application due in mid January check with the advisor about earlier on campus deadlines Return to top The Pamela Harriman Foreign Service Fellowship provides an opportunity for sophomores juniors or seniors interested in foreign service to intern during the summer at one of three locations the U S State Department in Washington D C or the U S Embassy in London or Paris The Harriman award is nationally competitive and highly selective offering a 5 000 stipend for travel and living expenses to three outstanding undergraduates each year Applicants must be U S citizens with an excellent academic record who demonstrate leadership public service and community work and research or creative projects In addition to an application form transcripts and a statement of interest candidates must also provide two detailed recommendations from faculty members Students must first apply for a summer internship with the State Department The State Department will forward the list of qualifying candidates to the Harriman Selection Board Interns are notified in February eligible candidates for the Harriman are also notified in February and requested to submit supplemental materials Interviews with finalists and selection of Harriman Fellows take place in March and April Advisor Deborah Pratt Assistant Dean Center for Career and Professional Development Application due in mid October Return to top The Howard Hughes Medical Institute has provided Whittier College with funds to help increase the number of science and math majors who pursue careers in math and science education including K 12 education In order to accomplish this Whittier College has established the HHMI SMART Science and Math in Research and Teaching Program Whittier sophomore and junior science and math majors with a minimum cumulative 3 0 GPA will be selected to participate in a program that will allow them to 1 complete a substantial research project in their field under faculty supervision 2 participate in two week summer workshops with local high school math and science teachers to explore new ways of bringing research experiences to the high school curriculum and 3 help local high school teachers during the academic year to put new activities into place in their classrooms Up to 10 Whittier College students will be selected as SMART Fellows to officially begin in the summer of 2013 Each SMART Fellow will receive for the two years of the fellowship summer research stipends 4 500 academic year stipends 1250 per semester research project funds 400 and conference travel funds 800 Applicants will be selected based on the following criteria likelihood of academic success of success in individual research and of pursuing a teaching career Contact the fellowship advisor for application materials interviews for finalists will take place in mid March Advisor David Bourgaize Biology and Director Center for Science Health and Policy Application March 9 2016 Return to top With the generous support of Whittier alumnus Tien Zee 61 Whittier College has established the Intex Fellowship for three students to intern at the Intex call center in Xiamen China for 10 weeks from mid May through early July 2015 Intex recently earned Walmart s Vendor of the Year Award and has been approached many times by Ivy League business schools to do case studies on the company Thus this fellowship offers students a unique opportunity to work at and study a major player in the global marketplace After a week of training fellows will primarily work at the Intex call center responding to in bound customer service calls on the night shift during a 6 day work week will help train other interns specifically Chinese university students majoring in English on American English and culture and will observe various Intex departments for 4 5 days total out of their 10 week internship in order to enhance their learning about international business Fellows will stay in the Intex dormitory single rooms with private baths meals and laundry services provided and will receive a 6 500 stipend to cover travel expenses to and from Xiamen visa application fees and other expenses 5 000 will be paid to fellows in early May and upon the successful completion of the fellowship 1 500 will be paid to fellows either as a follow on tuition scholarship or as a stipend Rising juniors and seniors in any major are eligible to apply Competitive applicants will possess one year of Chinese language and cultural studies preferred evidence of cultural adaptability and flexibility excellent English communication skills a highly motivated and disciplined work ethic a desire to learn about Chinese culture and business practices and an enthusiasm for sharing positive elements of American culture with Chinese counterparts Submit a 1000 word essay to the advisor which addresses your academic preparation your prior study abroad and or internship work and your understanding of the fit between this fellowship and your overall academic and career goals 4 or 5 semi finalists will be selected and interviewed via Skype by Intex managers who will select the 3 interns Advisor Jeffrey N Decker Business Administration Application March 9 2016 Return to top Started in 1969 by Roger L Stevens the Kennedy Center s founding chairman the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festiva l KCACTF is a national theater program involving 18 000 students from colleges and universities nationwide which has served as a catalyst in improving the quality of college theater in the United States The KCACTF strives to encourage recognize and celebrate the finest and most diverse work produced in university and college theater programs to provide opportunities for participants to develop their theater skills and achieve professionalism and to improve the quality of college and university theater in America In January and February of each year regional festivals showcase the finest of each region s entered productions and offer a variety of activities including workshops symposia and regional level award programs Through the KCACTF s ongoing effort to honor excellence of overall production juniors and seniors are eligible for recognition through a variety of awards in a wide range of areas within the theatrical arts including playwriting design directing journalism and advocacy and dramaturgy First prize winners of selected awards participate in a professional development opportunity sponsored by the KCACTF Students are expected to present their work at the regional festival via work entered by their home institution during the academic year Advisor Gil Gonzalez Theater Application deadlines vary consult the advisor Return to top The Language Schools Scholarship is offered by the Middlebury College Language Schools for language study in their summer programs all undergraduates from historically Black colleges and universities Hispanic serving institutions or Tribal colleges may apply Applicants for this scholarship should strongly demonstrate an interest or previous experience in Arabic Chinese French German Hebrew Italian Japanese Portuguese Russian or Spanish Recipients of these scholarships will receive funding to cover the tuition and room board for their summer language program at Middlebury College Language Schools Applications include a complete online application to an eligible language school three copies of the cover sheet three copies of the short essay and a letter of support from a Dean faculty member or program director indicating support from your home institution Advisor Rosemary P Carbine Religious Studies Director of Graduate Fellowships Application due in mid January Return to top The Jeffrey Lindstrom Fellowship in Political Science honors the wonderful and exemplary life of Jeffrey Lindstrom 94 This fellowship funds undergraduate research and travel during the summer between the recipient s junior and senior years Approximately 2 000 will be awarded to a junior with a minimum 3 0 cumulative GPA who is majoring in Political Science or has completed significant coursework in the subject who embodies Jeff s character strengths and talents and who shows considerable growth potential and ambition Applicants must submit to the advisors the following materials a coverletter explaining their interest in this fellowship résumé transcript and proposal describing their research project Advisor Mike McBride and Fred Bergerson Political Science Application March 9 2016 Return to top With the support of the Andrew W Mellon Foundation Whittier College has established the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program which is designed to increase the number of students from underrepresented groups who will pursue a Ph D and enter the professoriate in core arts and sciences fields The MMUF Program aims to equalize the ethnic and racial composition of faculties in higher education and also to address the attendant educational consequences of these disparities In addition to an application form and an unofficial transcript demonstrating a minimum 3 0 GPA applications include two essays 800 word personal essay 500 word MMUF essay one graded paper as a writing sample and two letters of recommendation from your prospective MMUF faculty mentor and from a faculty member outside your major After careful reviews and interviews by the advisory committee five Whittier College sophomore and junior students will be selected annually as Mellon Mays Fellows Each fellow will receive tuition assistance summer research funds and academic year support from Whittier faculty mentors and from other Fellows at Mellon Mays sponsored events Advisor Sylvia A Vetrone Biology Shannon Stanton Education and Child Development Jose Orozco History Application due in early November project synopsis due in mid November interviews and final selection in mid to late November Return to top The Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows is a competitive five and a half week summer leadership program that offers a small cohort about 15 16 of rising juniors unparalleled opportunities in Washington DC and on the famous estate of George Washington America s first president Fellows will engage in academic workshops experiential activities and a capstone project that utilizes the rich resources of the US capital the nation s newest presidential library and the Mount Vernon estate Fellows receive a 600 weekly stipend plus all room board and transportation expenses Eligible candidates must be U S citizens have a minimum 3 4 cumulative GPA and demonstrate leadership ability and interest in causes that may become the source of their community service focused capstone projects Applications include an online application form two essays two letters of recommendation and a current college transcript Finalists will be notified and interviewed in early to mid March with offers made in early April Advisor Deborah Pratt Assistant Dean Center for Career and Professional Development Application due early February Return to top The MTO Fellows Program is designed to introduce juniors seniors and recent college graduates to the practice of law at the highest level with the aim of helping Fellows develop the skills necessary to succeed in law school and later as members of the legal profession Each year Munger Tolles Olson LLP in Los Angeles CA admits 20 25 students to participate in a year long fellowship that includes monthly workshops an intensive LSAT course that is offered to Fellows in a separate class and paid for by the firm and guidance in the law school admissions program The program will also connect fellows to a strong network of law students and practicing attorneys Successful applicants possess a record of academic achievement as well as demonstrate leadership initiative and community involvement all of which indicate the potential for success in law school and in the legal profession MTO seeks applicants who show the potential to contribute meaningfully to the diversity of the legal profession including but not limited to candidates who are members of racial or ethnic minority groups are gay lesbian bisexual or transgender are physically challenged or are from disadvantaged socioeconomic backgrounds Applications include a resume official or unofficial undergraduate transcripts and a 500 word personal statement describing your interest in the program Interviews will be scheduled for finalists Advisor Rosemary P Carbine Religious Studies and Director of Fellowships Application due in early January Return to top The National Association for Student Personnel Administrators NASPA Undergraduate Fellows Program introduces all undergraduates to the field of student affairs in higher education Undergraduates must identify a mentor who is also a NASPA member The mentor and fellow apply together and if selected create a semi structured mentoring program at Whittier In addition to developing research and presentation skills networking skills and personal awareness fellows are also given the opportunity to attend a national conference participate in paid internships and participate in the Summer Leadership Institute Candidates for this fellowship should have a NASPA member at Whittier agree to serve as a mentor have the support of Whittier s senior student affairs officer identify as a member of a historically disenfranchised or underrepresented student population in higher education including but not limited to those of racial and ethnic minority background those having a disability and those identifying as LGBTQ and have at least a 2 7 cumulative GPA at the time of application Advisor Joel Perez Vice President and Dean of Students Application due in mid September and late October Return to top The National Institutes of Health Undergraduate Scholarship Program offers competitive scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are committed to careers in biomedical behavioral and social science health related research The scholarship will pay up to 20 000 in tuition educational expenses and reasonable living expenses for 1 year and can be renewed up to 4 years After each year of scholarship support scholars will train for 10 weeks as a paid summer research employee in an NIH research laboratory During the summer each scholar will be assigned to an NIH researcher and an NIH postdoctoral fellow who will serve as mentors Applicants must be U S citizens or permanent residents and full time college juniors or seniors with a minimum 3 3 cumulative GPA Candidates must also demonstrate exceptional financial need or certify that they come from a disadvantaged background Upon graduation NIH Scholars must serve one year of full time employment with NIH for each year of scholarship support Advisor Rosemary P Carbine Religious Studies and Director of Fellowships Application due in mid March Return to top Created by gifts of friends and alumni ae of Whittier College to honor alumnus and former U S President Richard M Nixon 34 Whittier College established the Nixon Fellowship to promote civic responsibility develop leadership potential advance informed public policy analysis and encourage public service among promising first year sophomore and junior Whittier students The Nixon Fellowship is designed for a selected student to pursue a year long research project on an aspect of the Nixon administration that relates to the student s academic career interests In addition to an application form transcript and résumé applicants must have a minimum 3 2 cumulative GPA and propose a year long project including a summer or academic year internship that features research study both on or off campus travel and or professional development A faculty committee will review all applications based on academic criteria and on the nature focus of the proposal Ordinarily one Fellow will be selected to receive a 5 000 stipend to support that proposal Advisor Mike McBride Political Science Application March 9 2016 Return to top With the generous support of a Whittier alumna and her husband Whittier College has established the Barbara Ondrasik 57 and David Groce Fellowship which is designed for sophomores or juniors in any major with a minimum 3 0 cumulative GPA to engage in a substantial undergraduate research project with a faculty mentor Each fellow will receive 5 000 for summer research study or an internship 500 for supplies travel or other expenses as needed and a 1 500 augmenting scholarship to be awarded in the fall semester following the successful completion of summer research The application process

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