This program provides students with the opportunity to work as research assistants with faculty and receive a $500 stipend.
Call Ms. Iva Williams in the Dean's Office, Namm 805, Phone 718.260.5008
Emerging Scholars Program – Fall 2011
The Emerging Scholars Program provides a $500 stipend for a student researcher assisting you with your research or other scholarly endeavors. The purpose of the program is to help students develop a close relationship with a faculty member and promote a practical understanding of material learned in courses, while providing you with some assistance. In order to be awarded the stipend, students are expected to:
*Due to restrictions in funding, students must be US residents or permanent resident aliens (they must have a social security number) to receive the stipend. They must be recommended by a faculty member into the program, and be in good academic standing. In rare cases advanced part-time students are accepted into the program. Partial stipends may also be arranged for part-time students. They participate a proportional number of hours, typically a stipend of $250 for 25 hours of work and must attend the workshops.
In order to be paid, a W-9 form must be completed and submitted to the Dean of Arts and Sciences, N 805. Stipends are sent to your home approximately 6- 8 weeks after the end of the semester. To insure timely delivery, please verify that the college has your correct address on file. At the Awards ceremony, you will receive a certificate for your accomplishments a copy of the book of abstracts.