The Dr. Robert Sklovsky Memorial Scholarship is awarded to two students in the amount of $5,000. Its purpose is to enrich NUNM’s learning community by recognizing and supporting outstanding students from underrepresented populations that include consideration of race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, and socio-economic status. This scholarship invests in the inherent value of all people and recognizes that a healthy community includes individuals from various backgrounds, with diverse talents, interests, and life experiences. This scholarship honors diversity. The scholarship will be evenly distributed over Fall, Winter and Spring terms from the Financial Aid Office.
Additional Scholarship Criteria
In addition to the core eligibility criteria, students from diverse populations that traditionally have been underrepresented on the NUNM campus, including but not limited of race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, and socio-economic status, as well as those students who bring unique life experiences and backgrounds and have a strong commitment to equity and diversity and the concept of embracing difference will be considered for this award.
Select ONE of the following questions to answer in 470-500 words:
- Describe the importance of diversity and inclusiveness to your academic discipline.
- Discuss how you view the importance of equity and diversity in higher education.