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In addition to the completed application above, please provide the following materials:

1. Provide a personal statement that details your academic and professional goals. This statement should include information regarding your research/funding and upcoming projects.

2. Provide your current vitae.

3. Document(s) requested in scholarship descriptions above (if applicable).

4. Letter of support from your advisor. Have your references sent to Dr. Guinot Talbot ( or Amy King (

Important (Please Read):

• Only Master’s and Doctoral students in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies are eligible to apply.

• Students are only eligible for awards during semesters that they will be attending Michigan State University.

• Award recipients will be required to submit a letter of acceptance of the award and a thank you letter within two weeks of notification in order to receive the award. Submit your letters via email to Dr. Erica Tobe (

• Award amounts are dependent on funds available and the number of applications accepted.

• Incomplete or inaccurate applications will not be considered.

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