UC Berkeley Scholarship opportunity: IIS Undergraduate Merit Scholarship Application

iis-logo_0The Institute of International Studies (IIS) Undergraduate Merit Scholarship supports undergraduate research in any area of international studies. Scholarship awards are $2000 each, with the opportunity to win additional prizes at the Junior Scholars Conference in May 2016.

This scholarship opportunity is open to UC Berkeley juniors or seniors who have a minimum 3.5 GPA, and who have completed at least one semester of study in residence at Berkeley. All majors are eligible and encouraged to apply. (Note: Scholarship is open to AB 540 students)

Applicants must submit an unofficial transcript, one letter of recommendation, and a one-page research proposal that addresses:

  1. The research question;
  2. Why it is important to the field of study;
  3. Qualification to conduct the research (i.e. related past or planned coursework, languages, etc.);
  4. A preliminary research plan (including the format for research, i.e. during EAP, as an independent study, etc.).

To access the application and for more information, please visit their official website: “The Institute of International Studies (IIS) Undergraduate Merit Scholarship

Deadline: Monday, November 16, 2015

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