SCHOLARSHIPS FOR STUDENTS RESEARCHERS AND SCHOLARS
Scholarships for Students Researchers and Scholars shall be coordinated in the Interdisciplinary Scholars Office (ISO) administered under Student Services. This program was designed to encourage excellence in academics and research across interdisciplinary studies on UUA campus. Recipients (undergraduates, graduates, and scholars) shall be awarded scholarships for their: (a) academic performance, (b) ability to explore new horizons in academics and employment, (c) personal and intellectual backgrounds including student leadership on campus and in the community and (d) original research, collaborative thinking, and innovation.
Recipients for any one of the following awards shall be full-time students and shall be recommended by their faculty for their scholarly and research works. Recommendations shall be submitted to Deans via Department Chairs, shall be reviewed by Deans and by the Provost and shall be approved by the Academic Committee.
Research Seminars Award: Research seminars to be held every other week shall bring together undergraduates, graduates and faculty as well as scholars and distinguished visiting scholars. Students of all levels will be encouraged to lead a seminar on either their own job creation project proposals in-progress or research topics of particular interest to them.
With support of faculty and distinguished visiting scholars, presenters shall explore creative ideas in areas of job creation and employment. This intellectual collaborative relationship between the undergraduate students, researchers, scholars and faculty shall offer exchange of ideas and collaborative thinking from across intergenerational members of the university community.
Scholarships for Research Seminars Award are open to undergraduate students. The amount of each ward shall range from one to five awards per student, per year. One award is approximately seven to eight hundred dollars.
Scholars Symposium Award: Each year the Interdisciplinary Scholars Office will organize a symposium to which the entire university community will be invited. Presenters shall address the work that aims to stimulate local, national or international economic growth. Scholars will be given the opportunity for thoughtful pursuit of particular questions, providing insight into the methods for improving practice and contributing new knowledge in the field of employment.
Scholarships for Scholars Symposium Award are open to graduate students. The amount of each ward shall range from six to ten awards per student, per year. One award is approximately seven to eight hundred dollars.
Postdoctoral Scholars and Distinguished Visiting Scholars Award: Postdoctoral scholars and distinguished visiting scholars will participate in designing and executing research and academic writing which will involve both independent work and collaboration with colleagues on campus. Unlike the Research Seminars Award and the Scholars Symposium Award, postdoctoral scholars and distinguished visiting scholars will be encouraged to apply for the competitive Postdoctoral Scholars and Distinguished Visiting Scholars Awards.
Applicants must have been awarded a doctorate degree within five to ten years immediately preceding their applications. The date of degree completion shall be considered to be the date on which all requirements for the degree were met, including successful defense and submission of the final corrected doctoral thesis.
Scholarship awards for Postdoctoral Scholars and Distinguished Visiting Scholars shall range from thirty to sixty awards per scholar. One award is approximately seven to eight hundred dollars.
By providing financial support to its Students, Researchers and Scholars, University of United Angeles will encourage a culture of learning and quality research at the highest levels of creativity and originality across the university campus.