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The following scholarships are available to FAU students. Applications are available in the Financial Aid Office, located above the cafeteria in Rm. 227, unless otherwise noted. Scholarship information was posted on the bulletin board outside Financial Aid during the week of November 1. For more information, call 561/297-3530.

FAU/AIDS Committee — $300 cash prize awarded to winners of a student competition for submissions of literary expressions or visual expressions in poetry, essay, short story, or poster (the winning poster may be used for FAU World AIDS Day 2001). Student Health Services, Room 240 in the Student Services Building is accepting all submissions on many themes related to AIDS awareness. For suggestions on themes and additional information on specific requirements, please contact 561/297-3516.Deadline: November 9, 2001

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Predoctoral Fellowships — Criteria: Full time graduate student pursuing a Ph.D. or Science degree in the biological sciences. US Citizens or foreign citizens may apply. U.S. citizens may take fellowship abroad. For more information or for an application, visit http://www.national-academies.org/fellowships.Deadline: November 13, 2001

Pulliam Journalism Fellowship — Criteria: College sophomores, juniors or seniors; newspaper journalism or liberal arts majors with newspaper experience; must show a commitment to newspaper journalism as a career; must have an understanding of the social and economic roles of a free press; must have proven potential in reporting, writing and editing; must have personal integrity and maturity; must give evidence of ability to work effectively with others under pressure. Winners will be chosen for a 10 week internship from June 10, 2002 through August 16, 2000 for the Indianapolis Star or the Arizona Republic newspapers. Individuals must complete an application form, samples of best published writing (5-15 samples max 3,000 words each); college transcripts, recent photo, 3 letters of recommendation, 400-600 word editorial on any subject written expressly for the competition. For more information call the Indianapolis Star at 317/444-6001 or email [email protected], call Bill Hill at The Arizona Republic at 602/444-4368 or email [email protected] or visit www.indystar.com/pjf. Deadline: November 15, 2001, March 1, 2002

Florida International Banker’s Association/Dr. Felix Reyler Memorial Scholarship — Criteria: Full time junior or senior in a Florida university; International Business/Finance major; maintain a 3.0 GPA. For more information, visit [email protected] or call 850/224-2265.Deadline: November 15, 2001.

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships — Criteria: Applicants must be citizens, nationals, or permanent resident aliens of the U.S. at the time of application. NSF strongly encourages women, minorities, and persons with disabilities to compete. NSF will award approximately 900 new Graduate Research Fellowships, including awards for women in engineering and computer and information science. Fellowships are awarded for graduate study leading to research-based master’s or doctoral degrees in science, mathematics, and engineering supported by the NSF. For additional information, contact the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program, ORAU, P. O. Box 3010, Oak Ridge, TN 37831-3010, phone 865/241-4300, e-mail [email protected], fax 865/241-4513, or visit their Website at http://www.orau.org/nsf/nsffel.htm. Deadline: December 1, 2001

Graduate Minority Fellowship Program – Criteria: American Indian/Alaskan Native/Asian/Pacific Islander/Black/Hispanic; US citizen or resident alien; entering first year of graduate student program; degree seeking; full-time student. Criteria based on upper division GPA, graduate GPA, professional work experience, and letter of recommendation from faculty advisor. A one-time $l500 fellowship will be awarded to degree-seeking students enrolled on a full-time basis. Students enrolled on a part-time basis may apply and be considered for an adjusted stipend amount.Deadline: December 7, 2001

American Cancer Society Clinical Research Training Grant — Criteria: junior faculty within the first four years of their independent faculty appointment. Awards are for conducting mentored clinical, epidemiological or health policy and outcomes research. For more information, visit http://www.cancer.org/eprise/main/docrott/res/res_0.Deadline: December 15, 2001

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship — Criteria: US citizen, US national or resident alien, full time degree-seeking sophomore. Juniors may apply if they have at least a B average and are in the upper 4th of the class.Deadline: December 31, 2001

Mark Twain Scholarship Fund — Criteria: full-time students at secular or public university; working toward Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts.Deadline: December 31, 2001

College Student of the Year Award — Criteria: graduate and part-time students; at least 12 credits completed during the 2001 calendar year; minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25; involvement in college activities, community service, political activism, and philanthropic groups or events; must demonstrate self reliance by working or earning scholarships to pay part or all of college and living expenses. Download application forms from www.floridaleader.com/ssoty or send a self addressed 9×12 envelope along with $1 postage to Florida College Student of the Year Award c/o Florida Leader Magazine, P.O. Box 14081, Gainesville, FL 32604-2081. For more information, visit the website or call 352/373-6907.Deadline: February 1, 2001

Jennet Colliflower Keys Nursing Scholarship — Criteria: Junior or senior year in undergraduate nursing degree program, Florida resident, enrolled full time in a Florida public or private university. Deadline: May 3, 2002

Catching the Dream Scholarship Fund — Criteria: Indian background, majoring in math, engineering, science, business, education, or computers. Write to 8200 Mountain Road NE Suite 203, Albuquerque, NM, 87110, or call 505/262-2351.Deadline: not published

College of Liberal Arts Sun-Sentinel Community Service Program Award – Earn $1,000 while you learn. Criteria: Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA and be a junior, senior, or graduate student in any major. For more information, call Kettly Cherubin-Loovali, at 954/236-1191 or email her at [email protected]: not published

Delta Kappa Gamma Sorority — Criteria: Student must be a junior or senior education major and a female resident of Lake County or Sumter County for at least one year.Deadline: not published

Golden Key International Honor Society Scholarships and Awards — Golden Key offers a number of different scholarships for both undergraduate and graduate members. Contact Michelle Boone at [email protected] or visit goldenkey.gsu.edu for more information.Deadline: Varies

Mary Isabel Sibley Fellowship — Criteria: Woman between the ages of 25 and 35; must hold doctorate or have fulfilled all requirements except the dissertation and plan to devote full-time work to research during the Fellowship year. Phi Beta Kappa Society sponsors this fellowship with an annual stipend of $20,000. The award may be used for the study of Greek language, literature, history, or archaeology, or for the study of French language or literature. The award is not restricted to members of Phi Beta Kappa or to the US citizen. For more information, visit http://www.pbk.org/scholarships/sibley.htmDeadline: not published

Rodney Thaxton Justice Fund — Criteria: Must be of African descent living in Greater Miami; demonstrate commitment to social justice; must be accepted at a 4-year university or college and achieve academic success.Deadline: not published

The School for Field Studies offers field opportunities for researchers and students in Australia, Baja Mexico, British West Indies, Costa Rica, British Columbia, and Kenya. For details visit http://www.fieldstudies.org.Deadline: varies

Soroptimist International of Boynton Beach-Delray Beach Women’s Opportunity Award — Criteria: Female; head of Household; must show financial need; must be enrolled in an undergraduate program. For more information or for an application, visit http://www.soroptimist.org.Deadline: not published

Student Government Undergraduate Grants Committee — Funding to attendance academic research events (conferences, workshops). All currently enrolled students in all majors are eligible to apply. Funding is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Forms and additional instructions can be received in the office of the Dean of Student Affairs, by emailing [email protected] or calling 561/297-3547.

The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation Academic Postdocs in the Humanities — Criteria: Applicants must have received or expect to receive their Ph.D. in a humanities discipline between December 2000 and June 2002. The two-year fellowship provides time and resources for research, dissertation pre-publication revisions, broadens pedagogical experiences and abilities, and encourages good practices in graduate education by emphasizing pedagogical experience, timely degree achievement, and meticulous scholarship. For more information, visit http://www.woodrow.org/academic_ postdocs/.Deadline: not published

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