Welton L&S Honors Sophomore Summer Apprenticeship
The Welton Sophomore Summer Apprenticeship Grant is intended to provide students with an introductory research experience in one of their areas of interest.
- L&S Honors Program
- Supplemental Questions
- Are you employed at UW-Madison?
- If you are employed at UW-Madison, what is the name of the employing unit?
- How many Honors credits have you completed to date?
- How many Honors credits are you registered for in the current term?
- All apprentices should plan to attend the Welton Apprenticeship Welcome Dinner at the University Club on Thursday, May 14, 2020. Will you be able to attend that event? (Answering no does not automatically disqualify you from receiving an award.)
- All apprentices will give oral presentations at the Sophomore Summer Apprenticeship Retreat on Wednesday, July 22, 2020. Will you be able to attend this retreat?
- Please enter a project title for your research apprenticeship.
- 1. Project Title 2. Project Objective: (This statement describes the overall research project within which the Sophomore Apprenticeship will take place. This section can be drafted by the faculty member, but the student should be familiar with its details. It should be submitted as part of the student's application.) 3. Duties of Sophomore Apprentice: (This section should describe in as much detail as possible the role the apprentice will play in the research, their specific duties or tasks, the skills they will obtain/develop to enable them to assist with the research, and a general outline of the apprentice’s planned experience over the course of the summer program. This section should be drafted jointly by the faculty member and the student. Plan on drafting it together outside of the AcademicWorks system, and upload it once the entire document has been completed.) 4. How often will the faculty advisor and student assistant meet? (Apprentice and faculty advisor should plan on regular weekly meetings at minimum. As part of this process, please ask the faculty member to provide an outline for the work to be completed, and talk it over with him/her.) 5. Personal statement: Student applicants should write a 200-300 word personal statement explaining why they want a Sophomore Summer Apprenticeship and what they expect and/or hope to gain from the experience. If you so choose, a brief statement about your financial circumstances would be welcome. While the apprenticeship is not awarded based on need, this information can help us find additional funds to support more students. Note: The Faculty Advisor is expected to review this proposal carefully and advise the student on its content. Please include your last name in the file name before you upload it.
- Please enter your faculty mentor's contact information so that s/he can complete the faculty portion of the application.
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