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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 February 18. 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 numerous scholarships are listed in the FAU Catalog.

BPW Scholarship House offers a scholarship of low cost housing for women. For an application, call 561/297-5029.Deadline: March 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 and who are 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, three letters of recommendation, 400-600 word editorial on any subject written expressly for the competition. For more specific details call 317/444-6001 or email [email protected] or call Bill Hill at The Arizona Republic on 602/444-4368 or email [email protected] or visit 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

Martin Luther King, Jr. Program Internship for Summer 2002 – Visit www.ed.gov/offices/OM/edjobs.html for more information.Deadline: March 8, 2002

American Association of University Women Scholarship – Criteria: Must be permanent resident of either Broward or Palm Beach County; US citizen; entering 3rd or 4th year; maintain a 3.0 GPA or better. Call Elita Tanner at 954/760-9396 for more information.Deadline: March 23, 2002

Dr. Daniel B. and Aurel B. Newell Doctoral Fellowship 2002-2003 – Criteria: Full time degree seeking student; complete 9 credits in registered doctoral program; minimum 3.7 GPA. Applications are available in the Graduate Studies Admissions Office. Call 561/297-3624 or visit www.fau.edu/acadeic/gradstud/awards.html for more information.Deadline: March 29, 2002

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

Boca Raton Garden Club – Criteria: Major in a subject related to agriculture, botany, conservation, forestry, geology; U.S. citizen; resident of Palm Beach County; scholarly, maintaining high grades.Deadline: April 1, 2002

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

Ruth Keeling Hemmingway American History Scholarship – Criteria: Full time student; degree seeking in American History; US citizen; must be junior, senior or graduate student. Deadline: April 1, 2002

John Gyles Education Awards – Criteria: Minimum GPA of 2.7. Obtain applications by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope with request from: John Gyles Education Awards, Attn: The Secretary, P. O. Box 4808, 712 Riverside Drive, Fredericton, New Brunswick, CANADA E3B 564.Deadlines: April 1, June 1 and November 15, 2002

Doris Karlik Scholarship – Awarded through American Association of University Women. Criteria: Female; Palm Beach County resident.Deadline: April 18, 2002

National Italian American Foundation – Available online at www.niaf.org.Deadline: April 30, 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

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. Email [email protected], [email protected], or [email protected] for more information. Funding is on a first-come, first-serve basis.

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 attack. 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 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

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 to greater creativity in 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.

For other free scholarship information, visit the following websites: fastweb.com, scholarship.com, collegeboard.com, finaid.com, srnexpress.com, embark.com/faid.asp, scholaraid.com, freschinfo.com, gocollege.com, americanexpress.com, and ed.gov.

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