Kenyatta at NCORE


Completed applications are due Friday, Jan. 20, 2017

Eligibility Criteria
To be considered for the NCORE-ISCORE initiative, students must:
  • Be interested in promoting racial and ethnic harmony.
  • Be enrolled full-time at ISU at the time of application and during the following academic year.
  • Be a first, second, or third-year undergraduate student at Iowa State University.
  • Have at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA.
  • Be available to attend mandatory NCORE pre-departure orientation meetings on April 1, 8, and 15, 2017 (9 am-12 pm).
  • Be available to attend the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity (NCORE 2017) May 30 through June 3, 2017 in Fort Worth, Texas. 
    • Attend and fully participate in a minimum of 20 session hours
    • Attend and fully participate in all evening group and team meetings
    • Complete and submit journal entries during the week of the conference
  • Enroll in University Studies 321 fall 2017 (3:40 – 5:30 p.m. on Thursdays).
  • Attend monthly team meetings during spring 2018, in preparation for ISCORE (dates and times TBA). 
  • Present at ISCORE, March 2, 2018. 
Application Requirements
  • A letter of application that specifically addresses
    • Your academic interests and achievements.
    • Your leadership interests and experience.
    • Your reasons for wanting to attend and participate in NCORE.
    • Your commitment and availability to participate fully in the conference and the NCORE Student Scholar's On-site Educational Program (if selected). Because this program has academic community outreach and networking components, it is required that each student scholar participates and completes a sufficient number of sessions to earn a Student Scholar Certificate of Participation.
  • A résumé.
  • A letter of recommendation from a faculty or staff member. See guidelines on the application
  • A list of courses planned to take in the fall 2017 semester. If you are applying to a professional program in your college (Architecture, Graphic Design, Athletic Training, etc.), please also list the courses you would need to take if admitted. Please indicate if you are planning to take a course that would be in conflict with UST 321.