FEETS Category: WRITING
to support the promotion and education of best practices for scholarly writing.
Application Deadline: July 01, 2014
Amount of Award: 30%
reduction in tuition, up to $4,000 per fellowship; opportunity to earn an
additional $2,000 in compensation
Advanced standing, defined as students who, by the end
of the Summer 2014 semester, have had two consecutive terms at full-time
enrollment; i.e., 9+ credit hours per semester, since matriculating to Forest.
Criteria for Selection:
Recipients will be selected based on:
1)Interest in developing support for graduate writing at Forest.
2)Scholarly writing ability.
3)GRE Writing Score (if available).
Materials Required for Consideration:
FEETS Application Form;
word written statement indicating student’s interest in supporting the writing
center at Forest.
4)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 dissertation.
5)Letter of recommendation from someone familiar with the
applicant’s writing ability and/or ability to work with peers in a
financial eligibility for federal student aid; i.e., submission of FAFSA.
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 Fellows 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 assistantship, and each recipient
can earn up to $2,000 in this manner during the academic year.