Scholarships

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 January 22. For more information, call 561/297-3530. For more information on graduate fellowships, contact the Division of Sponsored Research at www.fau.edu/dsr.Also, many scholarships are listed in the FAU Catalog.

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, 2002

Pulliam Journalism Fellowship – 20 winners nationwide will be chosen for a 10-week internship from June 10, 2002 through August 16, 2002 for either the Indianapolis Star or The Arizona Republic newspapers. The stipend for this specialized training program is $6,000. Fellowships are for work and study. Fellows will be assigned as government/justice team reporters, sportswriters, feature writers, arts & entertainment writers, business writers or general assignment reporters. Criteria: College Sophomores, Juniors or Seniors who are also 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; and must give evidence of ability to work effectively with others under pressure. 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 specific details call Russell Pulliam 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 http://www.indystar.com/pjf. Postmark Deadline: March 1, 2002

Talbots Women Scholarship Fund – Criteria: Woman pursuing an undergraduate degree from a two- or four- year college or university. Scholarship awards are based primarily on financial need and previous achievements, for women who earned their high school diploma or GED at least 10 years ago. For more information and an application, visit www.talbots.com.Postmark Deadline: March 4, 2002

National Federation of the Blind – Summer 2002 scholarship for legally blind full or part-time student.Deadline: March 31, 2002

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Fellowship – AICPA offers Fellowships for Minority Doctoral Students. Criteria: Accounting scholars who show significant potential to become accounting educators. Scholarships are also available for both undergraduate and graduate minority students. Visithttp://www.aicpa.org/members/div/career/mini/fmds.htm for more information.Deadline for Doctoral Students: Apr. 1, 2002 Deadline for Others: Jul. 1, 2002

KPMG Foundation Scholarship – Scholarships are available for minority doctoral students (African American, Hispanic American and Native American). Criteria: Accounting or Information Systems enrolled in full-time accredited doctoral programs. Visit http://www.kpmgfoundation.org for more information.Deadline: May 1, 2002

Ruth Keeling Hemmingway American History Scholarship – Criteria: Full time student; degree seeking in American history. Must be Junior, Senior or Graduate Student and US citizen. Deadline: April 1, 2002

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

Getty Education Institute for the Arts Fellowship – Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships are available for Ph.D. or Ed.D. candidates in doctoral programs specializing in visual art education. Visit http://www.cornell.edu/Student/GRFN/record.phtml?code=A0711 for more information.Deadline: November 2002

Graduate Grants – Funding for academic research, conferences and workshops in and out of the country and state are available. All currently enrolled students in all majors are eligible to apply. Funding is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Email [email protected], [email protected], or [email protected] for more information.

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]Deadline: not published

DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) – Fellowships are available to enable students and junior faculty to study at a German university or to work on a research project in Germany. Any field of study. Award includes monthly stipends, round-trip airfare, tuition and fees. Visit http://www.daad.org/frg_all.htm for more information.

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

Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund – Applicants must be dependent children or spouses of person(s) killed or disabled as a result of September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Applicants may be currently enrolled or planning to enroll at an accredited 2-4 year college, university or vocational school. Contact 877/862-0136 or visit [email protected]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

Social Science Research Council – Dissertation fellowships are available for the arts and social sciences. Visit www.ssrc.org for more information.Deadline: not published

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 attend 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 Postdoc’s 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

Organization of American States Fellowship Programs – Graduate level studies may be undertaken in any of the member states of the OAS with the exception of the country of which the candidate is a citizen or permanent resident. Visit http://www.educoas.org/eng/becas/becas3.htm for more information.

National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Research Award – Awards are available to improve the quality of doctoral dissertation research by means of allowing candidates greater creativity in the gathering and analysis of data than would be otherwise possible. Awards are only in certain disciplines, including the social and behavioral sciences and certain biological sciences. No awards are made in the mathematical and physical sciences, the geosciences, cellular and molecular biology, or physiology. Visit http://www.nsf.gov/ for more information.Deadlines: Varies

Visit www.fau.edu for FAU Study Abroad Programs.

For Study Abroad options, visit http://www.iie.org/nsep/abroad.htm.

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