Writing Resource Assistantship
to support the promotion and education of best practices for scholarly writing.
Application Deadline: July 23, 2012
reduction in tuition, up to $4,000 per fellowship; opportunity to earn an
additional $2,000 in compensation
standing, defined as students who, by the end of the Summer 2012 semester, have
had two consecutive terms at full-time enrollment; i.e., 9+ credit hours per
semester, since matriculating to Forest.
Criteria for Selection:
will be selected based on:
- Interest in developing
support for graduate writing at Forest.
- Scholarly writing
- GRE Writing Score.
- Financial need.
- Preference may be
given to students enrolled in the doctoral program in clinical psychology.
Materials Required for Consideration:
- Completed FEETS Application Form;
- 400+ word written statement indicating student’s interest in
supporting the writing center at Forest.
- Submission of an original work of scholarly writing
produced by the applicant in support of academic coursework at Forest. This can also include written work in support
of student’s thesis or doctoral project.
- Letter of recommendation from someone familiar with
the applicant’s writing ability and/or ability to work with peers in a
- Documented financial eligibility for federal student aid; i.e., submission
Recipients of the Writing Resource Assistantship
will be required to contribute at least four (4) hours to the project weekly
and document those hours through submission of weekly timesheets to the work study
office. Timesheets must be signed by the
faculty/administrative sponsor assigned to supervise fellows throughout the
year. Writing Center Resource Assistants are paid directly
for these hours at a rate of $10 per hour. This compensation is paid above and beyond the
base tuition reduction associated with this fellowship, and each fellow can
earn up to $2,000 in this manner during the academic year.