The road to winning a major national fellowship or scholarship does not begin—in many cases—during a student’s junior or senior year of college. At Boston College, prospective candidates for prestigious awards often start as early as their freshman or sophomore years.
At Boston College, over 20 faculty members serve as coordinators for each specific fellowship, aiding applicants as they work through various portions of the process, particularly the essay questions in which they must discuss their future career goals and plans to use the education or funds they will receive if selected.
For students looking for an international experience doing either research or English teaching after completing their undergrad degrees, the word “Fulbright” may spell out an answer.
Boston College launched a new center at the Carroll School of Management (CSOM) last Thursday that will train undergraduate students on how to develop mixed-use housing communities.
The McNair Program is a federally funded research program. Including Boston College, there are 158 programs at colleges and universities in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. The goal of the program is to provide support to first-generation college students who aim to attend graduate school.
This year marks the first that Boston College has implemented an anonymous, third-party service for reporting University-related ethical concerns through the use of an Ethics Hotline and ethics reporting website, both of which are modeled around principles established through BC’s Professional Standards and Business Conduct policy guide.
Across Boston and the rest of the country, adjunct professors have been exploring their ability to unionize. Among the reasons for doing so are a lack of job security and unfair wages.
A team headed by professor David Burgess will lead the development of the National Research Mentoring Network as part of a five year, $19 million grant.
Marylou Sudders, an associate professor in the Boston College Graduate School of Social Work (GSSW) has earned a $664,000 grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) for her work in the field of health services and mental health advocacy.
The application submission window for this semester’s installment of BCTalks has officially opened.