Hymen & Miriam Stein Endowed Scholarship
Thesis Support – Through the generosity of Michael Stein and Susan Morrison, both of whom attended Michigan State University, this scholarship was established to recognize and honor their parents, Hymen and Miriam Stein.This Scholarship is intended to support an Honors College student who proposes a substantial, interesting, and innovative senior thesis or project.
ELIGIBILITY: Applications are invited from Honors College students who will be doing research during the summer before the year of graduation, and who are planning to produce a senior thesis or some equivalent project as a part of their course of study.
TERMS: (1) The recipient will receive a stipend of at least $2,500 to cover living and research expenses during the upcoming summer. While enjoying the support of the Stein Scholarship, the recipient is expected to begin developing a research topic and plan, initiate the research work, and maintain periodic contact with the faculty member supervising the work.(2) The Stein Scholarship recipient may not be enrolled in classes during the summer supported by the Scholarship. (3) The recipient will receive an academic scholarship for the senior year of at least $2,500. The Scholarship will be credited toward tuition and fees, half in each of the two senior year semesters. (4) The Honors College will assist the Stein Scholarship recipient’s research by providing during the senior year a modest Research Fund grant (to a maximum of $500) for costs incurred in completing the senior thesis or project. Such expenses might include: travel to archives, special collections, or research sites; collection or acquisition of special data; purchase of equipment or supplies; or travel to a professional conference.
TO APPLY FOR THIS OPPORTUNITY, PLEASE USE THE GENEVIEVE GILLETTE FELLOWSHIP APPLICATION by March 1.