Social Justice SIP Stipend

The Social Justice SIP Research Stipend provides students working on their Senior Individualized Project relating to social justice with a $2000 stipend that helps student alleviate the costs of doing their research over the summer months.

Submission Guidelines and Instructions

The application opens the first day of week six of Winter quarter and closes the Friday of week 5 Spring quarter. For the Summer stipend of 2020, the application opens on February 10thth and closes April 24th. The Student Leadership Coordinator will notify those who have received the funding within two weeks of the application closing. This stipend is for use over summer months (June-August) only. In order to be considered for the stipend, you must have your SIP advisor send in a brief letter of recommendation.

It is highly recommended that applicants schedule a meeting with the Student Leadership Coordinator prior to submitting an application.

Application

The application is forthcoming.

Requirements

  1. In order to be considered for the stipend, you must have your SIP advisor send in a brief letter of recommendation.
  2. Once you have received the stipend, you will be required to meet with the Student Leadership Coordinator twice. One after you are awarded the stipend and once your project is completed.
  3. You will be required to report out about your research and project through an essay or a social media report within 30 days of your return to campus.
  4. You will be required to present your research at our annual Social Justice Research Symposium in the Spring.

Please send any questions or concerns to Nichole Real at 269.337.7033 or email them at nichole.real@kzoo.edu.