SofC Connects! A Call for Student Fellowship Applications
Deadline: December 5, 2018
The School of Cities announces the School of Cities Student Fellowship Award to provide unique opportunities for urban-focused interdisciplinary and collaborative learning, mentorship, research, experiential and service-based learning to students at all three campuses and across divisional boundaries.
The School of Cities invites applications for eight (8) undergraduate fellows and seven (7) graduate fellows to join our vibrant and engaged community starting January 2019. The duration of the fellowship is January to May 2019, with flexibility to extend to August 2019, based on the type of project.
The SofC Student Fellowship is open to current students at the University of Toronto with strong interest in and passion for urban issues and critical challenges, motivated to initiate and lead an innovative and impactful project, available to participate in the SofC program activities and contribute to the SofC community in unique ways. Areas of engagement include but are not limited to animating a monthly student-led Conversation Café, community engagement and outreach, working on a policy brief, writing Op-eds, an activation, art installation, running a blog, organizing debates, mindstorms, a podcast etc.
Fellows are expected to organize a bi-weekly meeting and social sharing their project, support peer-learning, interdisciplinary team work, collaboration and mentorship. Fellows are required to participate in a public presentation or seminar at the end of the fellowship period.
The fellowship program provides a monetary award of $2000 to each fellow, mentorship, and shared space in the School of Cities office for the duration of the fellowship.
To apply, send the following by e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
- A curriculum vitae;
- A short bio (100 words);
- A project title and description of the pressing urban challenge of interest, and selected areas of engagement* at the School of Cities (1 page maximum)
(*Areas of engagement include but are not limited to animating a monthly student-led Conversation Café, community engagement and outreach, working on a policy brief, writing Op-eds, an activation, art installation, running a blog, organizing debates, mindstorms, a podcast, etc.)
Acceptance notification: December 15, 2018
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