Fund Details
Edward A. Bouchet Undergraduate Fellowship
Competition Type
Yale

Description:

The Edward A. Bouchet Fellowship Program is named in honor of Yale's first African-American graduate and the first African-American in the United States to earn a Ph.D. The Bouchet Fellowship is designed to increase the number of minority students and others with a demonstrated commitment to eradicating racial disparities, who will purse PhDs and subsequent careers in academia.

The Edward A. Bouchet Undergraduate Fellowship Program is an effort to increase the pool of young people qualified to meet the needs of educational institutions into the next century. Similar to the statements made by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation with respect to a similar fellowship program administered in Yale College, "the [Edward A. Bouchet] program aims to reduce over time the serious under-representation of individuals from certain minority groups at the faculty level, as well as to address the attendant educational consequences of these disparities. The program serves the related goals of structuring campus environments so that they will become more conducive to improved racial and ethnic relations, and of providing role models for all youth." The Fellowship allows students to work on paid research projects during the academic year, and to pursue full-time research during the summers between sophomore and junior years, and between junior and senior years.

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Application Information:

Application Requirements

The following documents must be received by the Saturday, February 13, 2021 (4 p.m.) deadline:
• A short application, which includes two essays
• Two letters of recommendation, one of which should be from a classroom instructor at Yale College
• Writing Sample (limit 10pp. Sample not restricted to your current or intended major/area of interest. This should be a piece of writing that you are proud of.)
• An unofficial copy of applicant's Yale College transcript
• A completed Faculty Mentor Assignment Form





Special Eligibility Requirements:

This Fellowship is for rising Juniors.
The Edward A. Bouchet Undergraduate Fellowship Program welcomes all fields of study. Candidates may apply without regard to nationality or citizenship status.



Restrictions to Use of Award:

This Fellowship is for rising Juniors.
The Edward A. Bouchet Undergraduate Fellowship Program welcomes all fields of study. Candidates may apply without regard to nationality or citizenship status.



Links to Additional Information:

https://yalecollege.yale.edu/life-yale/student-faculty-awards/edward-bouchet-undergraduate-fellows-program

Contact Information:

For questions about this application, please contact Sharleen Sanchez Barriera at sharleen.sanchez@yale.edu

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          Citizenship Status
          • U.S. citizens are eligible
          • Non-U.S. citizens are eligible
            Begin Accepting Applications Date:
            11/01/2021
            Deadline Date (EST Time Zone):
            2/13/2022 4:00 PM