Title

Nationally Competitive Scholarships "Bootcamp" Course

Presenter Information

Kathryn QuintoFollow

Academic Title

Fellowships Advisor

College

Research and Engagement

Department

Nationally Competitive Scholarships/ Center for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities

Primary Campus

Gainesville

Title of Award Granted

LEAP Grant

Name of Institution that Granted the Award

University of North Georgia

Keywords

nationally competitive scholarships, LEAP Grant

Abstract

The Nationally Competitive Scholarships "Bootcamp" Course is a LEAP Grant-funded course that guides students through the process of applying for nationally competitive scholarships. Students draft application essays, engage with offices, programs, and departments on campus, and explore undergraduate research opportunities. The course encourages students to use LEAP ideas and tools, including creative and critical thinking skills and information literacy. Students will learn more about how to articulate their personal narratives and aspirations. This presentation provides an overview of the course and the course goals.

Biography

Dr. Kathryn Quinto Garcia is a Fellowships Advisor in the Nationally Competitive Scholarships Office and Center for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities at the University of North Georgia. She works with students to guide them through the process of identifying and applying for nationally competitive scholarships.

Proposal Type

Presentation

Presentation Option

yes

Subject Area

English/Communications

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Nationally Competitive Scholarships "Bootcamp" Course

The Nationally Competitive Scholarships "Bootcamp" Course is a LEAP Grant-funded course that guides students through the process of applying for nationally competitive scholarships. Students draft application essays, engage with offices, programs, and departments on campus, and explore undergraduate research opportunities. The course encourages students to use LEAP ideas and tools, including creative and critical thinking skills and information literacy. Students will learn more about how to articulate their personal narratives and aspirations. This presentation provides an overview of the course and the course goals.