Daily Archives: February 1, 2024

2024-25 Brumley Fellowships Now Open!

Attention Longhorns!

Applications for the 2024-25 Brumley Next Generation Graduate Fellows and Undergraduate Scholars programs are now open! These unique opportunities for UT students provide opportunities in policy-oriented research training, mentorship, collaboration, and networking to students from varied disciplines across the Forty Acres.

For Graduate Students: The Brumley Fellows Program

  • Participation in Brumley Speakers Series events and colloquia
  • Original research and writing, conducted under the mentorship of a UT faculty member
  • $3,000 stipend contingent upon participation in Strauss Center events
  • Additional funding for travel or research
  • For more information, visit: https://www.strausscenter.org/brumley-fellows/

For Undergraduate Students: The Brumley Scholars Program

  • Participation in PA 325 Next Generation Scholars Research, 3-credit policymaking crash course taught by professors Dr. Michael Mosser and Stephanie Holmsten
  • Original research, writing, and presentation practice
  • $750 stipend awarded in Spring 2025
  • Travel to Washington, DC as part of the annual Brumley Scholars DC study trip
  • For more information, visit: https://www.strausscenter.org/brumley-scholars/

Applications are due by 11:59 pm Central Time on Friday, March 1, 2024.

UT Co-op Mitchell Undergraduate Awards

Each spring, with the generous support of the University Co-op, UT recognizes up to five undergraduate students for superior scholarly or creative achievement. Four will receive awards of $5,000, and one student will receive the top award of $7,000!

The application and all supporting materials must be received by Wednesday, March 20.

Who can apply?

  • Applicants must be either a junior or senior currently enrolled at UT or a UT graduate who received their undergraduate degree in December 2023.
  • Students must demonstrate superior scholarly or creative achievement through a notable paper or thesis, research project, creative or artistic endeavor, or other product of their academic work.
  • Submitted work should be finished or almost finished (e.g. a complete draft of a thesis or research paper).
  • Previous Mitchell Award recipients are eligible only if the submitted work is a completely different project.

How to apply

Students can complete their applications via Interfolio. More information about the process can be found at provost.utexas.edu/awards/Mitchell.

This is a great opportunity for LAHers and Humanities students! If you have any questions, please email undergraduateawards@utexas.edu.

Global Change Maker Scholarships

The Center for Global Business is offering scholarship awards of up to $5,000 to support students pursuing international experience through study abroad or international internships.  Applications for travel in Summer and Fall 2024 awards now being accepted, and priority applications for Spring 2025 are also being accepted.  Applications are due February 15th and more information is available at www.bit.ly/cgb-scholarships!

Special Law Career Q&A

Join us on Tuesday, March 5th, from 2-3 pm in the LAH Common Room for a Law Career Q&A with LAH Alum Andy Jones!

About Andy Jones…

  • Trial Attorney, Sawicki Law Firm
  • D Magazine Best Lawyers Under 40 5 years in a row!
  • Board of Directors for the Dallas Bar Association and the Dallas Trial Lawyers Association
  • 2022 President of the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • State Bar of Texas Court Rules Committee
  • EMT Certification

We look forward to seeing you there!

Apply for Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship!

Applications for UT’s Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program (MMUF) are being accepted through February 15th, 2024.  MMUF’s goal is to expand access to the professoriate in higher education by helping students confidently navigate academia and pursue a PhD.

MMUF fellows:

  • Engage in an intellectual community through weekly seminars and workshops focused on topics including Applying to Grad School, Conducting Research, Abstract Writing, and Conference Presentations.
  • Receive individualized mentorship from program coordinators and faculty advisors.
  • Pursue independent research projects during their time in the program, including over the summer(s).
  • Receive financial support to conduct academic year and summer research, apply to graduate school, and explore professional development opportunities.
  • Obtain post-graduate benefits, including loan repayment and graduate research funding.

Who Can Apply:

  • Students who are interested in earning a PhD and pursuing a career in academia.
  • Current sophomores or juniors graduating in 2026.
  • Students whose major is in one of the MMUF-designated social science, humanities, or fine arts fields (view list of Eligible Fields on website).
  • Students committed to working with a faculty mentor on a Mellon-approved research project during their junior and senior years.

Interested in applying? Click here for more information!