The Associated Scholars Guild, the student organization of the TTU Honors Program, invites applications from both Honors Program alumni and current Honors students engaged in substantial service projects related to their major field or profession. The Ginkgo Grant will award $500 annually to the individual best qualified to meet the Grant’s goals and criteria. The award must be used for costs directly related to the project, such as mileage to the site, cost of copies for
project training materials, postage, etc.
The project must be:
- Related to your field of study or your profession
- Not affiliated with a political party
You must be a Tech Honors Program student or graduate.
You must demonstrate financial need to accomplish the project.
(Note: this will not be the only determining factor.)
The application form must be accompanied by your current resume, by two letters of recommendation (at least one should be from someone who knows your work in relation to your field), and by documentation concerning the sponsoring organization or project including their contact information. A letter of affiliation with the organization is preferable, along with a URL for their website, a brochure, or other official materials.
The selection committee may ask applicants to provide additional information.
The following required documents must be uploaded and submitted with this application:
- current resume
- two letters of recommendation
(letters of recommendation should be submitted to Dr. Rita Barnes at firstname.lastname@example.org
directly from the recommenders themselves)
- domcumentation concerning the sponsoring organization or project including their contact information
- a double-spaced, one page personal statement of purpose
(Why do you want to participate in this project?
What relationship does it have to your long-term goals?)