How To Apply
The application process is designed to allow students to demonstrate that they have the qualities that will make them a successful fellow.
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1,000 word essay describing the project to be pursued, the plan and timeline for completing it
Project budget outlining projected expenses for successfully completing the project
The following materials should be submitted via email to Wendy Neuberger OR mailed to: Ms. Wendy Neuberger, Harpur Edge, Binghamton University, PO Box 6000 Binghamton, NY 13902-6000
Two letters of reference from individuals who can assess student's ability to complete the project successfully
If project will be conducted with the cooperation of, or under the auspices of an organization, group, or individual, the applicant must include a letter of sponsorship from the individual or organization with the application materials
Current resume that includes employment history, internships completed, service activities, academic and other honors, and special skills such as fluency in languages other than English and technological competencies
ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY FEBRUARY 10, 2017.
Finalists will be contacted to schedule an interview with the selection committee.
Criteria for Selection
Applications will be evaluated by the selection committee to determine whether they demonstrate that the applicant has the passion, intellectual ability, organizational skills, and experience necessary to complete the project.
In evaluating applications, the committee will consider:
The clarity, thoughtfulness, and thoroughness of the essay describing the project
The feasibility of completing the project during the time allotted and with the budget proposed
Whether the budget is well planned and will enable the applicant to complete the project economically
How the project will benefit a particular community
Whether the project will significantly contribute to the applicant's personal and intellectual growth
Summer 2017 Harpur Fellows will be notified by April 1, 2017
After completion of the project, Fellows are expected to make a public presentation on their project and accomplishments.
Contact Wendy Neuberger at the Harpur Edge Office (or call 607-777-3626)