Professional U Capstone Experience Scholarships
Michael ’85 and Beth Boguski, of Mechanicsburg, have committed $1 million to the Bloomsburg University Foundation to support university initiatives, including the first Professional U Capstone Experience Scholarships. In part, their gift provides financial help for students to participate in faculty mentored research, academic internships, study abroad, creative performance activities, service projects or attend professional conferences.
“Experiential learning opportunities are an important part of the student experience,” said BU President David Soltz. “Often students are offered these opportunities, but cannot take advantage of them due to the cost. Through this gift, Mike and Beth have made it possible for Bloomsburg students to gain the real-world experience that gives them a competitive advantage.” Full story
To apply, students must complete an online application, submit a letter of reference from a faculty member willing to mentor them, a resume and a learning goals essay of 500-1,000 words. See essay details Scholarship recipients are required to participate in professional development seminars, including an e-portfolio workshop, prior to beginning an experience.
Applications are accepted any time, but must be received by these deadlines:
• February 25 for summer session experiences
• May 25 for fall semester experiences
• September 25 for winter session and spring semester experiences
Questions about capstone experiences or scholarships? Email: firstname.lastname@example.org