By CAROLINA VALDIVIA
NASPA is the leading association for the advancement, health, and sustainability of the student affairs profession. Their Undergraduate Fellows Program provides mentoring to students from traditionally underrepresented and historically disenfranchised populations. If accepted into the program, students receive opportunities for scholarships, on-campus mentorship, and professional development events. If you are an undocumented student interested in pursuing a career and/or grad school in student affairs, definitely apply.
Here are the eligibility requirements:
- Identify as a member of a traditionally underrepresented or historically disenfranchised student population, including, but not limited to Black/African American, Asian, Hispanic/Latino(a), Indigenous (Native American, Alaskan, Hawaiian), Multiethnic, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, or as having a disability; and
- Have at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA at the time of application. Applicants with a 2.7 cumulative GPA will receive preference in the review process.
- Have a NASPA member serve as your mentor. Please note, at time of application, the proposed mentor does not need an active membership, but they must be a full-time professional.
- Have at least one more semester of undergraduate education left at time of application. December 2016 graduates may apply.
The deadline to apply is May 13, 2016
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