February 18, 2013


The Melissa Sullivan Endowed Internship/Practicum with Children & Families has been established to honor Melissa Sullivan, a CSPP student who graduated with the M.A. degree in 2001. She died unexpectedly in December 2001. The Sullivan family established the endowment in honor of Melissa and to encourage the training of students to work with children and families. The student selected will receive $10,000 during the 2012-2013 academic year.

-Work in an internship/practicum site with children and families during the 2012-2013 academic year
-CSPP MA or PhD student
-Have a strong academic record.
-Financial need is a secondary consideration.

TO APPLY, please submit:
-A completed Application for the Melissa Sullivan Fellowship;
-A vita;
-An unofficial copy of your graduate transcript.

Deliver the above materials to:
Shawn Rutka
Educational Psychology - CSPP
250 Education Sciences Building
56 East River Rd.
Minneapolis, MN 55455

DEADLINE: Materials must be received by 4pm, Wednesday, March 27, 2013.

PLEASE NOTE: The CSPP Scholarship committee will screen these applications and identify up to three finalists. The finalists will be asked to submit additional materials to the Melissa Sullivan Fellowship Committee off campus. That committee will determine the scholarship recipient.

No materials are to be requested from CSPP staff (Mary or Shawn).
All materials are to be submitted in a manila envelope to Shawn in 250 EdSciB.
All questions are to be directed to Dr. Thomas Skovholt, Co-Chairperson of the CSPP Scholarship Committee.

The application for the Melissa Sullivan Endowed Internship/Practicum with Children & Families can be found at this link:Sullivan Scholarship Application 2013.doc

Posted by rutka005 at February 18, 2013 11:11 AM