Letter of Recommendation for EMS-GFSAD

The We Are For Science (WAFS): EMS Graduate Fellows for Science Advocacy and Diversity (EMS-GFSAD) program is an effort of the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS) to formally support and expand the work of WAFS by establishing an administrative home in the college. Please complete and submit below to submit your Letter of Recommendation for an EMS-GFSAD applicant.

Adviser Concurrence Form

The EMS Graduate Fellows for Science Advocacy and Diversity (EMS-GFSAD) program is an initiative in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS) to formally support and expand the work of We Are For Science (WAFS) by supporting student leadership and establishing an administrative home in the college. 

Please complete and submit the Adviser Concurrence Form below form for your advisee who is applying for an EMS-GFSAD fellowship.

Please note what those provisions are. List any responsibilities, pre-existing commitments, concerns etc. that may impact the student's ability to fulfill this fellowship in addition to primary research or teaching assistantship duties while continuing to make adequate progress to degree.

Please provide more information about your reasons for not supporting this student's application.


As a top-up, the EMS-GFSAD additional 25% appointment will require a reduction in courses (6-9 credit range).  It will also require excellent time-management skills in order to fulfil the fellowship requirements as well as the primary research or assistantship duties, while continuing to make adequate progress to degree. Please describe the applicant’s time management skills and ability to balance their research commitment as well as the EMS-GFSAD appointment.

Graduate Fellows for Science Advocacy and Diversity Application Form

The EMS Graduate Fellows for Science Advocacy and Diversity (EMS-GFSAD) program is an initiative in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS) to formally support and expand the work of We Are For Science (WAFS) by supporting student leadership and establishing an administrative home in the college. Please complete and submit the below form to apply for an EMS-GFSAD fellowship.

Deadline to apply: January 18, 2019

Please upload your Statement of Interest (pdf format)

Statement should indicate:

  • Interest and vision for science outreach, policy, diversity, and inclusion
  • Evidence of participation in WAFS and/or Science Policy Society (SPS) activities
  • How you planto balance research, academics, and service as an EMS-GFSAD