After being diagnosed with a congenital heart defect at the age of 10, MU senior Kevin Bird underwent a procedure that, thanks to medical research, will prevent him from having to have a second procedure for at least 20 years. The research his pediatric cardiologist conducted reduced the amount of procedures Bird will require throughout his life. That experience helped Bird recognize research’s potential to better the lives of others.
Among the floats and dignitaries recognized during Mizzou’s 2015 Homecoming parade was a trio of Mizzou students who were recently awarded prestigious fellowships and the 2015 class of Kemper Fellows.
The University of Missouri’s Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy, an interdisciplinary program that began in 2014, promotes scholarship and teaching on the American constitutional and democratic traditions. The Kinder Institute's signiture programs include a Minor and Certificate in American Constitutional Democracy and the Kinder Scholars Program, which provides undergraduates with the opportunity to study and work in Washington, D.C during the summer term.
Thanks to his work with the Fellowships Office, MU School of Law Professor Ben Trachtenberg interacts regularly with undergraduates despite not teaching any undergraduate courses.
Recipients of Fulbright grants are selected on the basis of academic or professional achievement, as well as demonstrated leadership potential in their fields. The Program operates in over 155 countries worldwide. Twelve Mizzou students were among the semifinalists for a 2015 Fulbright Scholarship, including four named as alternates.
Tuesday, December 1, 2:00-3:00pm
Memorial South 110
Are you interested in studying in the United Kingdom? Don’t miss this session about a fully funded program for study in the UK!
The Critical Language Scholarship supports undergraduate and graduate students to study a critical world language.
Friday, December 11
Boren Awards provide funding for U.S. students to study world regions critical to U.S. interests. The Boren Awards campus deadline is Friday, December 11.
January 15, 2016
RISE Germany offers summer research internships in Germany for undergraduate students from the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom.
January 13, 2016
The Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship selects 30 outstanding Rangel Fellows annually and supports them through two years of graduate study, internships and professional development activities, and entry into the Foreign Service. Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship applications are due on January 13, 2016.