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Title 45Subtitle BChapter XXIVPart 2400 → Subpart C


Title 45: Public Welfare
PART 2400—FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS


Subpart C—Application Process


Contents
§2400.20   Preparation of application.
§2400.21   Contents of application.
§2400.22   Application deadline.

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§2400.20   Preparation of application.

Applications, on forms mailed directly by the Foundation to those who request applications or downloaded from the Foundation's Web site, must be completed by all fellowship candidates in order that they be considered for an award.

[69 FR 11814, Mar. 12, 2004]

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§2400.21   Contents of application.

Applications must include for

(a) Senior Fellowships:

(1) Supporting information which affirms an applicant's wish to be considered for a fellowship; provides information about his or her background, interests, goals, and the school in which he or she teaches; and includes a statement about the applicant's educational plans and specifies how those plans will enhance his or her career as a secondary school teacher of American history, American government, social studies, or political science;

(2) An essay of up to 600 words that explains the importance of the study of the Constitution to:

(i) Young students;

(ii) The applicant's career aspirations and his or her contributions to public service; and

(iii) Citizenship generally in a constitutional republic;

(3) The applicant's proposed course of graduate study, including the name of the degree to be sought, the required courses to be taken, as well as information about the specific degree sought;

(4) Three evaluations, one from an immediate supervisor, that attest to the applicant's strengths and abilities as a teacher in grades 7-12; and

(5) A copy of his or her academic transcript.

(b) Junior Fellowships:

(1) Supporting information which affirms an applicant's wish to be considered for a fellowship; provides information about the applicant's background, interests, goals, and the college which he or she attends or attended; and includes a statement about the applicant's educational plans and specifies how those plans will lead to a career as a teacher of American history, American government, social studies, or political science in grades 7-12;

(2) An essay of up to 600 words that explains the importance of the study of the Constitution to:

(i) Young students;

(ii) The applicant's career aspirations and his or her contribution to public service; and

(iii) Citizenship generally in a constitutional republic;

(3) Applicant's proposed course of graduate study, including the name of the degree sought, the name of the required courses to be taken, and information about the specific degree sought;

(4) Three evaluations that attest to the applicant's academic achievements and to his or her potential to become an outstanding secondary school teacher; and

(5) A copy of his or her academic transcript.

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§2400.22   Application deadline.

Completed applications must be received by the Foundation no later than March 1st of each year preceding the start of the academic year for which candidates are applying.

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