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Ulysses S. Doss Scholarship

College of Arts and Sciences

African-American Studies Program

Awarded: Spring 2014

The scholarship is given in honor of African-American Studies founding director, Dr. Ulysses S. Doss in recognition of his long time commitment to the program and his impact on several generations of UM students.

Amount: $1,100 (to be applied for student’s Fall 2014 Financial Aid Account)

Criteria: Sophomore or junior students (as of Fall 2013) who are minoring in African-American Studies. Recipients must have financial need, as determined by the Office of Financial Aid need analysis. Preference shall be given to students who have performed community service. In the interest of promoting the University's educational interest in attaining a diverse student body, special consideration will be given to students from diverse populations. Every reasonable effort will be made to ensure that applications for this scholarship include highly qualified students from diverse populations.

Application: Submit an application form (available from the African-American Studies Department), an academic transcript, two letters of reference, and a needs analysis form by Friday, March 28, 2014, at 4:00 p.m. to:

Dr. Tobin Miller Shearer

African-American Studies

University of Montana

32 Campus Dr., LA 262

Missoula, MT 59812

Attention: Doss Scholarship

Announcement of the scholarship recipient will be made by April 18, 2014.

University of Montana

African-American Studies Program

Tobin Miller Shearer, Director

Phone: (406) 243-6225

32 Campus Drive | Missoula, MT 59812