7 , 2003
Weed Summer Research Program
and MHC Summer Research Fellowship
An informational meeting on the Weed Summer Research Scholar
Program and the Mount Holyoke Summer Research Fellowship will
be presented by Tamatha Gaumnitz, dean of the classes of 2004
and 2006, and participants from the Summer 2003 programs on Thursday,
November 6, 4–6 pm in the Morrison Room of Willits-Hallowell.
All ALANA and financial aid recipients are urged to attend to
learn more about these grants. Refreshments will be served.
Teacher Licensure Program Two very important meetings regarding
the MHC teacher licensure program are coming up in November.
Informational Session on the MHC Teacher
Did you know that you have to apply to the MHC teacher licensure
program? Do you know what subject licenses are available through
MHC? All students interested in teaching at the early childhood
(PreK-2), elementary (1-6), middle school (5-8), secondary school
(8-12), visual art, or music level should come to an informational
meeting on Wednesday, November 12, at 4:30 pm, in Room 301 of
the Reese Psychology and Education Building. We now offer 16
different subject areas. Find out how and when to apply, what
courses to take prior to applying, and what opportunities are
available in the education field that would be enhanced by the
education courses and/or teaching experience here at MHC.
There have been some state-mandated changes to all Massachusetts teacher licensure
programs in recent years, and it is important that all students planning to
apply to the MHC teacher licensure program come to this meeting to make sure
they will have taken all of the required courses and tests prior to submitting
an application to the teacher licensure application committee in the spring
of junior year.
Teaching during January
Term Have you always wanted to teach?
Do you enjoy helping other people learn new things? Are you an
international student who wants to gain an insider’s view
of American public schools? Are you planning a career in early
childhood, elementary, middle, secondary, or visual art or music
education? If you answered yes to any of these questions, Education
332j or 324j, Observing and Assisting in Schools, may be the
January Term course for you.
Students interested in teaching in early childhood (grades PreK-2), elementary
(grades 1-6), middle (5-8), or secondary (8-12), schools during January Term
should attend the information session on Wednesday, November 12, at 6:30 pm
in Room 304 of the Reese Psychology and Education Building. This meeting is
required in order to take this course; if you cannot attend, please call Lenore
Carlisle (early childhood or elementary) at x2189 or Bev Bell (middle or secondary)
at x3300 to request permission of the instructor. This course is required for
students seeking teacher licensure.
for Financial Aid for Off-Campus Study—Laurel
Fellowships Mount Holyoke offers the Laurel Fellowships for off-campus
study for students whose own financial resources are not sufficient
to cover the cost of study abroad or participation in one of
the designated U.S. programs with which the College is affiliated.
The deadline to apply for all or part of the 2004–2005
academic year (including spring 2005) is December 5, 2003, for
study abroad, the American University Washington Semester program,
and the Woods Hole Marine Biological Laboratory Semester in Environmental
Science Program. For the Twelve College Exchange, the deadline
is December 15, 2003. All aid is for semester or academic year
study except for the Ruth Sedgwick Scholarship, which also can
be used for summer study or an internship in Spain or Spanish
America, and the Marylee Bomboy ’67 Fund, which may be
used for summer study abroad without restriction as to location.
The Laurel Fellowships are the only financial aid offered by
Mount Holyoke for study away; all students who expect to need
assistance for study away must submit an application for the
Laurel Fellowship even if they are applying to a program or exchange
for which a fellowship is guaranteed. Additional information
and forms are available in the study abroad library, which is
located on the third floor of Mary Lyon Hall, and at http://www.mtholyoke.edu/offices/ia/studyabroad/laurel.shtml.
Department of Politics Fellowships
The Department of Politics is pleased to announce the
awarding of the following two fellowships in 2003–2004.
The fellowships are not restricted to students majoring in either
politics or international relations. Former applicants, including
recipients, may reapply.
There is no application form. To apply, write to the chair, Department of Politics,
describing the proposed plan of study. Enclose an official transcript of undergraduate
and, where appropriate, graduate study and arrange for the submission
of two letters of recommendation. The deadline for receipt of letters of application
and supporting materials is February 16, 2004.
The Ruth C. Lawson Fellowship in International Politics
was established in 1976 by colleagues, students, and friends
of Miss Lawson. Stipend: $5,000. To be awarded every year.
The fellowship is awarded to a student who holds or is a candidate
for a degree from Mount Holyoke, preferably pursuing advanced
study in international politics.
The Ellen Deborah Ellis
Fellowship in International Relations was established in 1944 by students and friends of Miss Ellis.
Stipend: $2,000. To be awarded every year. In the event that
no award is made for graduate work in a given year, an award
may be made to a Mount Holyoke junior for study in the field
of international relations during the summer following the junior
year, preferably abroad, or to a Mount Holyoke sophomore for
study abroad in the field of international relations during the