Prospective Postgraduate Dake Fellows

Prospective Postgraduate Dake Fellows

Dake Fellows

Dake Fellows

The mission of the Dake Fellowship Program is to provide recent graduates with the opportunity to apply undergraduate research experience, knowledge, and skills to address an existing community need. The program is appropriate for graduating seniors with a demonstrated interest in scholarship, community development, and social justice. As a Dake, you will have the opportunity to do self-directed and academically rigorous research in the context of a community issue.

  • See the immediate benefits of your research in a community organization
  • Make a name for yourself in your field
  • Publish a work in your academic discipline
  • Gain recognition from faculty and peers
  • Develop and refine professional skills and relationships
  • Join a supportive community of like minded researchers

Requirements

Requirements

Applicants to the Dake Postgraduate Fellows Program must be able to demonstrate some mastery of the academic skills required to undertake a community-engagement project.

Required:

  • Capacity for self-directed work
  • Desire to work with a faculty mentor on a year-long project
  • Self-motivated
  • Readiness for a challenge and ability to work through challenge
  • Ambition to succeed
  • Commitment to working with a diverse community

Recommended:

  • Strong, academic credentials
  • Research experience in field
  • Organization and time management skills
  • Public speaking skills

Program Benefits

Program Benefits

Dake Fellows are able to develop many marketable professional and research skills while working on enhancing Siena’s academic engagement with its local communities.

  • Access to ACE/CURCA resources to support research
  • Ability to publish research
  • Graduate school preparation
  • Chance to impact a community partner and facilitate community change
  • Experience presenting research
  • Project management skills

Handbook

Please refer to the Dake Handbook for more information. As part of this program all Dake Fellows must participate in all program responsibilities including:

  • Scribblers Writing Group
  • Dake Proseminar Presentation (1 per semester)
  • Summer Scholars/Summer Service Scholars
  • ACE Summer Gear Up
  • ACE Winter Retreat

View Dake Handbook >>
 

Dake Calendar

Dake Calendar

Apply

Apply

Are you interested in becoming a CETL Fellow? Submit your application by March 17, 2016.

Finalists will complete an interview with Director of ACE, the Director of CETL, and current Dake Fellows. Candidates may be expected to create a 10-minute presentation outlining intended research interests and outcomes.

All questions should be emailed to Ruth Kassel at rkassel@siena.edu