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Max Samuels '15

Max Samuels '15
Student Director of Language in Motion (LIM)

Major: Theater and Chinese

Hometown: Westport, TN

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Tucker Fellowships Application

Program Summary:

  • International Leave-term fellowships (8-10 weeks/40 hrs/week)
  • Fellows must work with a non-profit and/or non-governmental Community Service Organization (CSO)
  • Fellowships must take place in under-resourced communities and address a direct need of the community.
  • 60% of a fellow’s work must be devoted to direct service
  • 40% can include research, advocacy, administrative work, etc.
  • Fellows must be Dartmouth College undergraduates returning to campus for at least one more term.
  • Students often draw from their Tucker Fellowship, including any field research, in preparing their thesis or honors thesis as seniors.

Application Requirements:

  • A student can only receive one Tucker Fellowship
  • Blitz “Tucker Fellows” to talk with a program officer as soon as possible, but AT LEAST two weeks prior to submitting the application
  • You must ENSURE that recommendations and Supervisor’s Statement of Agreement have been received before 4pm on the date the application is due so check in frequently.
  • IF the country is currently on the U.S. State Department Travel Warning List, the student MUST receive a waiver from the Office of the Provost at least one week prior to submitting the application. List available at: [Google Search: Current Travel Warnings] for current listings.
  • Your application will be reviewed by a committee; a 45 minute interview may be required the week following the application deadline.

Each Applicant Must Submit the Following:

  • Typed Application
  • Resume
  • One letter of recommendation
  • CSO (Community Service Organization) Supervisor’s Statement of Agreement
  • (Required if traveling to a country on the Travel Warning list) Travel Waiver signed by the provost of the college

Application Deadlines:

For Fall 2014: July 16, 2014
For Winter 2015: October 15, 2014
For Spring 2015: January 28, 2015
For Summer 2015: Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Last Updated: 2/4/15