†††††††††††††††††† † Dolf and Becky Schroeder Foundation
†††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††† Folklore Scholarships
General Guidelines for Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarships:
The Foundation provides two $125 scholarships, one for an
undergraduate and one for a graduate student.†
The applicant must be a student at a college or university in
The student, whether undergraduate or graduate, must
demonstrate progress on a suitable project, and the project must include a
field research component.† Though this
research need not be conducted within the state, its interest to
The student must submit:
(1) a resume, including date of planned graduation and degree expected;
(2) in the case of work not yet completed: a two or three page description of the project thus far completed together with an indication of the current stage of the work*; and expected date of completion of the project.
(3) a brief note of support from a mentor;
(4) a signed note recognizing the responsibility of the scholarship winner to present the results of the work at a Missouri Folklore Society Conference in either the current or following year.
*If the work has been completed, the applicant should append a copy of the resulting paper or powerpoint, etc.
Deadline for applications is one week prior to the annual meeting of the Society (the deadline is waived for 2019; however, students intending to submit should notify the contact person [below] via email before the end of the meeting)
Awards will be announced at the Missouri Folklore Society Conference in November.
Electronic submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org re especially appreciated. Snailmail is also acceptable:
Adam Brooke Davis
Dept of English & Linguistics
Truman State University
Please use the subject or attn lines to identify the mailing as a submission to the DOLF & BECKY SCHROEDER COMPETITION