Dorothy Goodwin Scholars will be creative self-starters who meet the following criteria:
• Student(s) must propose an innovative scholarly research or creative project that will be explored in partnership with a University of Hartford faculty/staff mentor (adjunct faculty may participate).
• Women students who will be sophomores, juniors, seniors or graduate students in the fall of 2017 at any school or college of the University of Hartford studying any academic discipline are eligible to apply.
• Applicants must be in excellent academic standing (3.0 ≥ for over-all GPA; 3.5 ≥ for major).
• Be available to work on the project for a minimum of 200 hours during the academic year to complete no later than summer 2018. A strong preference will be given to applicants whose research will take place on campus. The program includes participation at additional events, which students must be available to attend throughout the academic year, unless there is a schedule conflict.
Selected student applicants will receive a total award package of $2,500-$5,000, payable in two installments. 75% of award will be payable at start of scholarship period and 25% of award will be made upon completion of the project. In addition, faculty mentors will also receive $500 toward professional development in recognition of their service and project oversight.