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Scholarships, Fellowships, and Grants

 Each fellowship and grant will be awarded on a competitive basis to an active Kappa Omicron Nu member who has demonstrated scholarship, research, and leadership potential. Awards will be made for study and research in human sciences or one of its specializations at colleges or universities with strong research programs and supporting disciplines for the chosen major or topic.

{short description of image}spaceMaster’s Fellowships

Criteria for Selection:

Policies and Procedures:

1. Submit application form and all supporting documents electronically on or before April 1 to Kappa Omicron Nu at the following email address:

[email protected]

2. Three (3) recommendations (from persons that can represent the applicant's scholarship, research, and potential for professional leadership) should be electronically submitted or before April 1 to the above address.

3. Only complete applications, including letters of recommendation, will be evaluated. As in conventional evaluation procedures, the reviewers reserve the right to read only the number of pages indicated in the application.

4. Recipient will be notified May 15, and acceptance or rejection must be received by June 1.

5. Recipients shall submit an annual progress report to Kappa Omicron Nu. Should the study or its results be published, the name of the fellowship must be acknowledged.

6. Kappa Omicron Nu assumes the right to announce the names of recipients.

7. Kappa Omicron Nu is an affirmative action/equal opportunity organization.

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{short description of image}spaceDoctoral Fellowships

Criteria for Selection:

Policies and Procedures:

1. Submit application form and all supporting documents electronically on or before January 15 to Kappa Omicron Nu at the following email address:

[email protected]

2. Three (3) recommendations (from persons that can represent the applicant's scholarship, research, and potential for professional leadership) should be electronically submitted on or before January 15 to the above address.

3. Only complete applications, including letters of recommendation, will be evaluated. As in conventional evaluation procedures, the reviewers reserve the right to read only the number of pages indicated in the application.

4. Recipient will be notified April 1, and acceptance or rejection must be received by April 30.

5. Recipients shall submit an annual progress report to Kappa Omicron Nu. Should the study or its results be published, the name of the fellowship must be acknowledged.

6. Kappa Omicron Nu assumes the right to announce the names of recipients.

7. Kappa Omicron Nu is an affirmative action/equal opportunity organization.

Yes! I meet the above criteria for Doctoral Fellowships. I would like to view/print an application form now.

{short description of image}spaceMarjorie M. Brown Fellowship Program

Policies:


Application Format for Dissertation and Starter Grant:

Cover Page - Include the following information: Title of Research, Name, Social Security Number, University Address, Home Address, Work telephone, Home telephone, Email address, 100-word essay citing how you are prepared (course, mentors, resources) for research on this topic, three references (including director for dissertation research).

The research application shall be limited to 10 pages, excluding supplementary materials (for readability, use type size not less than 11 pt. and normal spacing), and shall include the following:

I. Abstract - 100 words or less

II. Introduction

A. Background of the Study
B. Need for the Study
C. Statement of Objectives

III. Review of Literature

IV. Method

A. Research Design
B. Plan of Work
C. Approach to Analysis

IV. Literature citations

V. Supplementary materials--Resume of the researcher and letter of approval of dissertation proposal or institutional approval of faculty research proposal.

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Procedures:

The application form shall be filed electronically on or before January 15 to

           [email protected]

Three (3) recommendations (from persons that can represent the applicant's scholarship, research, and potential for professional leadership--including director for dissertation research) should be electronically submitted on or before January 15 to the above address.

Recipients will be notified on or before March 15. 

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{short description of image}spaceMatching Conclave Scholarships for Advisers

Dorothy I. Mitstifer Scholarships -$4,000 awarded biennially for attendance at conclave. Sixteen awards at $380 will recognize and encourage advisers, strengthen the chapter network, and promote the mission of Kappa Omicron Nu. These awards require a matching grant from other sources.

Purposes:
The purposes of this award program are to recognize and encourage advisers of campus chapters, to strengthen the chapter network, and to promote the mission of Kappa Omicron Nu.

Description: Scholarship grants will be awarded for attendance at Conclave.

Eligibility Criteria: For a national grant, an adviser shall

Procedure: File application in even years. Applications which meet the eligibility criteria will be accepted on a first come—first serve basis and will be announced immediately. Applications will be accepted until grant money is depleted.

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{short description of image}spaceResearch/Project Grants

One or more grants are awarded annually that meet the criteria of the Kappa Omicron Nu research agenda. Cross-specialization and integrative research is the research priority for the honor society. Multi-year proposals will be considered.

***Special consideration will be given to research that studies the cultural and religious differences that affect leadership, especially Hispanic, Asian, and Native American. ***Another topic of interest is the exploration of how minority students "strike out on their own" in career development.

Policies and Procedures:

Proposal Format:

The research/project proposal shall be limited to 10 pages including supplementary materials (for readability, use type size not less than 11 pt. and normal spacing) and shall include the following:

I.    Abstract

II.   Cross-specialization and integrative research approach

III.  Justification or rationale for project

IV.  Statement of objectives/hypotheses

V.  Narrative

A. Description of project

  • Methodology or design
  • Subjects or participants
  • Implementation plan
  • Data collection and analysis
  • Implications

B. Management plan

  • Staff responsibilities/qualifications
  • Time line for activities

VI.  Budget (do not include staff salaries, overhead, nor indirect costs in portion funded by Kappa Omicron Nu). The budget can include instrument development, data collection and analysis, and other activities related to the research process.

VII.  Literature citations

VIII. Supplementary materials--Condensed resumes of project personnel, Clearance forms, Letters from supporting/cooperating agencies or groups, Letter of support from immediate supervisor

Procedures:

Submit application form and all supporting documents electronically on or before February 15 to Kappa Omicron Nu at the following email address:

[email protected]

Recipients will be notified on or before April 15.

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{short description of image}spaceKappa Omicron Nu/Ruth E. Hawthorne Research Grant

This grant program is designed for tenure track assistant professors seeking support for a research/creative activities agenda. This grant program can serve as a seed grant and may be renewed for a second year. This program supports individuals beginning independent research careers in academia who do not have other substantial sources of research dollars. Indirect costs are not provided to the institution. Kappa Omicron Nu membership is required of the applicants (individual membership affiliation is available to those who meet the criteria for membership). This grant will be awarded annually in the amount of $2000. Deadline for the application will be February 15.

Application Format for Seed Grant:

Cover Page - Include the following information: Title of Research, Name, Social Security Number, University Address, Home Address, Work telephone, Home telephone, Email address, 100-word essay citing the rationale for your need of funds and how you are prepared (course, mentors, resources) for research on this topic, and three letters of support (including department chair).

The research application shall be limited to 6 pages, excluding supplementary materials (for readability, use type size not less than 11 pt. and normal spacing), and shall include the following:

I. Abstract - 100 words or less

II. Introduction

            A. Background of the Study
            B. Need for the Study
            C. Statement of Objectives

III. Brief review of Literature

IV. Method

             A. Research Design
             B. Plan of Work
             C. Approach to Analysis

IV. Literature citations

V. Budget

VI. Supplementary materials--Resume of the researcher and institutional approval of faculty research proposal.

Submit application form and all supporting documents electronically on or before February 15 to Kappa Omicron Nu at the following email address:

[email protected]

Recipients will be notified on or before April 15.

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{short description of image}spaceLeadership Undergraduate Scholarship 

Kappa Omicron Nu is pleased to announce that Kappa Omicron Nu has one $1025 scholarship for The LeaderShape Institute, available for present undergraduate members who will have at least one more year in the undergraduate program of studies. Recipients will agree to contribute leadership to Kappa Omicron Nu and academic unit activities during the next academic year. Applications will be accepted on a first-come first-serve basis to qualified members. Each recipient will pay the remaining $450 in tuition and travel costs.

Recognized as an "exemplary program" by the W. K. Kellogg Foundation, The LeaderShape Institute is an intensive, energizing, six-day educational experience designed to equip young adults to become extraordinary leaders. Each session of The LeaderShape Institute is comprised of approximately 60 participants from diverse ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds. The curriculum of The LeaderShape Institute is presented by a group of facilitators who are highly respected in their professions and who serve as excellent role models for students.

Dynamic, challenging, and inspiring, this week is intended to produce a breakthrough in the leadership capacity of participants - benefiting the participants themselves, their respective organizations, and the institutions they serve and will lead in the future. Tuition to attend The LeaderShape Institute is $1,475, which includes lodging and food. After applying the $1,025 scholarship, the participant will be responsible for paying the remaining tuition balance of $450. Travel costs are not included in this price and are the responsibility of the participant.

To apply for these scholarships, e-mail Dorothy Mitstifer at [email protected] with a short statement of commitment to leadership on campus during the next academic year. Also include a short description of your academic status.

Deadline for application to Kappa Omicron Nu is FEBRUARY 1. With more than 2000 members nationwide at the appropriate academic rank, the sooner the application the better to become a recipient of this scholarship award. UPON ACCEPTANCE OF THE APPLICATION, KAPPA OMICRON NU WILL PROVIDE THE ELECTRONIC LINK FOR APPLICATION TO LEADERSHAPE.

Kappa Omicron Nu welcomes the opportunity to have members attend The LeaderShape Institute.

Note: There are at least four sessions most years, but availability cannot be guaranteed until the application is made to LeaderShape.

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{short description of image}spaceUndergraduate Research Award - See http://www.kon.org/urc/undergraduate-research-award/ for full details.

Grants will be awarded to eligible Kappa Omicron Nu members for the purpose of recognizing and rewarding students for excellence in undergraduate research. In particular, the award is designed to recognize students who demonstrate both skill and creativity in conducting research and writing the research report. Class papers, independent research papers, and creative projects are eligible for the award. Papers may represent either original research or research based upon secondary sources. We welcome applications from a range of disciplines in the human sciences and using a variety of methodologies (including action research), as long as the research focuses on a significant issue in the human sciences.

Each winner of this award will receive a $300 award, and the faculty mentor will receive a $300 award. 

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{short description of image}spaceNational Grants to Chapters

space{short description of image}spaceSCHOLAR PROGRAM

Variable Scholar Program Grants will be awarded to eligible chapters based on the prior year's total initiates according to the following schedule once each biennium: 1-10, $150; 11-30, $250; 31-50, $350; 51 up, $500. In order to be eligible for this program, each chapter shall file a document describing the criteria for awarding local scholar grants, [MORE INFO].

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{short description of image}spaceOther Awards: 

           See www.kon.org/awards/major_scholarships.html 

{short description of image}spaceMore opportunities: 

See http://www.hotelscheap.org/scholarship
See http://www.internetproviders.com/internet-scholarship.html

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