how to participate

The following selection processes are available for both the UI498 CSIS Seminar and Spring Break opportunities.

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Student Application Form

Student applications should be submitted to the Office of the Vice-Provost. Completed applications must be submitted as a single packet no later than Friday, September 15, 2017 either electronically to csis@semo.edu or as hardcopy to the Office of the Vice Provost, Academic Hall 132.

Faculty Application Form 

Full-time faculty may apply to be a faculty team member in the CSIS Seminar. Completed applications must be submitted as a single packet no later than Friday, September 15, 2017 either electronically to csis@semo.edu or as hardcopy to the Office of the Vice Provost, Academic Hall 132.

Faculty members who are accepted, will receive a 1/2-time course overload (Spring 2018) for their participation in the program, which includes team-instruction in the Spring Semester UI498 course.

Student Qualifications

Full-time Southeast undergraduate:

  • Minimum of 60 credit hours, as of the start of the Spring 2018 semester. In addition, students must be enrolled at Southeast through the fall of 2018
  • GPA of at least 3.25
  • Demonstrated leadership involvement on and/or off campus, and academic excellence
  • Requires one letter of recommendation and the names of two other references, one of whom must be a member of the Southeast faculty or staff

If You Are Selected

  • You must attend a pre-course meeting in December 2017 on Southeast's main campus.
  • You must enroll in UI498 for three academic credits. This course will include online components, 5 mandatory class meetings, the four-day seminar at CSIS over spring break, and a research presentation on campus.
  • You must attend the full week in Washington D.C. at CSIS. (March 11-16, 2018)
  • You must attend and participate in a designated Research Conference to be held in April 2018 on Southeast's main campus.

Contact

One University Plaza
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701