James M. Jeffords Center
TO: All UVM Graduate Students and Faculty
FROM: H. Bud Meyers, Director, James M. Jeffords Center at UVM
DATE: January 3, 2011
RE: Call for Nominations for Jeffords Graduate Fellowship Program
The James M. Jeffords Center for Policy Research at the University of Vermont is pleased to invite nominations and applications for the James M. Jeffords Graduate Fellowship Program for the academic year 2011-2012.
The Jeffords Center Graduate Fellowship Program provides funding for graduate students conducting high-quality policy research related to education, health care, the environment, and effective government. Students may not apply directly, but must be nominated by their Department Chair, Program Director, or faculty advisor.
Application Deadline: February 7, 2011
The Jeffords Fellowship provides support for one year, and includes a $20,000 stipend for the academic year, and a tuition scholarship of 20 credits.
The goal of the Jeffords Center Fellowship Program is to support highly talented graduate students whose studies are directed toward the development of effective solutions to policy challenges in education, health care, environment and effective government. Preference will be given to applicants whose research, 1) is aligned with a faculty member who has received a Jeffords Center Signature Award; 2) is aligned with a faculty member who is developing a proposal for a Jeffords Center Signature Award; or 3) crosses disciplines and addresses more than one of the Jeffords Center Signature Areas of research.
Application guidelines and a program overview are attached, and can also be found on our website www.uvm.edu/jeffordscenter. Nominations and completed applications should be submitted electronically in either .pdf, .docx, or .doc format to Jeffordscenter@uvm.edu.
Questions may be directed to Laurie.Eddy@uvm.edu, or 802-656-3161.