New or Current Student Current
Need-Based Not need-based
This scholarship is open to an MES student who will be working on their thesis for the 2021-2022 academic year.
Awarded to a student who has experienced personal struggles (i.e. single parent, caregiver, health issues, financial hardships etc.), is a military veteran, is an AmeriCorps alum, or is a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer. This award is also based on academic merit; merit determined by required Merit Essay and MES faculty input.
Required to Apply:
- MES Financial Assistance Application submitted by February 1, 2021.
- Brooks Statement (non-veterans/non-AmeriCorps/non-RPCV only): A statement of no more than 100 words that outlines any personal struggles you have endured during MES. You will be asked to submit this statement in the online financial aid application. Please have your statement ready to cut and paste before you apply.
- MES Merit Essay: An essay of no more than 250 words that highlights your accomplishments as an MES student, your growth in the program, and your capacity to reach your professional goals with an MES degree. You will be asked to submit this essay in the online financial aid application. The same essay will be used for other awards requiring the MES Merit Essay. Please have your essay ready to cut and paste before you apply.