NSLM Early Career Fellowship Recommendation Form for Faculty Mentors
The Mindset Scholars Network and the University of Texas at Austin’s Population Research Center invite applications to join a year-long research fellowship network, funded with generous support from the Bezos Family Foundation. The goal of this fellowship is to provide early career scholars with the opportunity to use the newly available National Study of Learning Mindsets (NSLM) survey and administrative data to investigate questions in education, as well as publish peer-reviewed journal articles, and build a network of interdisciplinary colleagues.

INSTRUCTIONS: Faculty mentors are expected to support graduate students throughout the entirety of the fellowship, by supporting the progress of analyses and deliverables, offering feedback, and attending events. To recommend a graduate student, please complete this form and attach your letter in support of the applicant. Recommender must be a faculty member or equivalent.

DEADLINE: Recommendations will be accepted until Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. ET.

For questions, please contact info@mindsetscholarsnetwork.org.

Email address *
Name *
What is your current institution? *
What is your field/discipline? You may choose more than one. *
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Are you able to join your mentee at the Orientation and Data Camp Kickoff event in Austin, Texas on September 12 -13, 2018 if they are awarded a fellowship? *
Name, email, and institution of the graduate student you would like to recommend. *
Please address the following in your letter of recommendation:

How long you have known and worked with the applicant?

What makes the applicant an excellent fit for this fellowship?

What support will the applicant need in order to be successful applying rigorous methodological practices, analyzing large and complex data, completing the proposed project in the allotted time, and developing a publishable scientific manuscript and brief summary of findings for policy and practice audiences?

How will this fellowship opportunity facilitate the applicant’s scientific and professional development?
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Click ADD FILE below to upload your letter of recommendation [.pdf format only]. *
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Thank you for your recommendation.
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