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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.

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. Andrea Wittenborn (, Debbie Barratt (, and Hope Kroll (

• 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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