1. Partnership with Professor Sarah Stiles of Georgetown University
Scholarship recipients will work directly during the ILBS with Professor Sarah Stiles of Georgetown University to research and present solutions to problems facing female business owners in the developing world.
Professor Stiles was the recipient of the Edward B. Bunn, S.J. Award in May 2014. The award is annually presented to a member of the College Faculty who, in the estimation of the College Senior Class, is admired and respected by all students for service to Georgetown and her students in the lecture hall and on the campusIn addition, she has received the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching in the College, the Excellence in Entrepreneurship Faculty Award from the Georgetown McDonough School of Business, the Commitment to Diversity Award (2014, 2016) from the Center for Multicultural Equity and Access (CMEA) and the Outstanding Partner Award from the Division of Student Affairs.
As Faculty Fellow for Social Entrepreneurship in the Center for Social Justice (CSJ), Professor Stiles incorporates community-based learning (CBL) into her courses providing students with the opportunity to put theory into practice with community partners. Students perform fieldwork with DC residents and contribute to creating systemic and sustainable positive social change in the District of Columbia.
As Faculty Fellow in the Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship (CNDLS), Professor Stiles integrates “curriculum infusion.” As a Doyle Fellow, Professor Stiles has infused into her Law & Society course issues of diversity and inclusion with powerful results. As an Engelhard Fellow, Professor Stiles has infused her curricula with issues of wellness in keeping with the Jesuit ideal of cura personalis, “care for the whole person.”
2. Unlimited essays/Scholarship applications professionally reviewed by University Initiatives
Students who receive this scholarship will have be able to submit college and scholarship application essays for professional review by University Initiatives college essay and scholarship review service. University Initiatives’ group of college writing professors, admissions experts, and other professionals to help students craft the best essay possible for their college applications. This offer is exclusive, and not available with any other institution or program:
Essays are edited for grammar, punctuation, and content to ensure students make an excellent impression at every stage of the most competitive assessment process. These essays are a chance for students to show a part of themselves to prospective establishments. Our editors review style, clarity, sentence structure and coherence of the essay with the goal of highlighting not only achievements but also students’ unique traits and perspectives
Our editors will help you tailor your application to suit your chosen program. We are equipped with experience in editing applications from diverse branches of Science and Technology, Commerce, Management, and the Humanities and Social Sciences. Your application will be edited with an understanding of the expectations of different academic faculties.
3. Exclusive College Admissions Training
Many students can get confused about what to include in their personal essays and how many extracurricular activities are needed in order to diversify their college applications. In order to help our students get into their dream schools, we have assembled a panel of admissions experts from Ivy league institutions to develop a curriculum aimed at helping you get noticed when you apply to college.
Students who receive this scholarship will also receive a unique college admissions session with top admissions experts beyond what is provided to the program. These experts will discuss the basics of filling out your application, content for inclusion and exclusion, and what items colleges love to see when looking at applications. College is hard enough–let us make getting into it a little easier.