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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 April 12. 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.

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 on line at www.niaf.orgDeadline: April 30, 2002

Minority Scholarship – Criteria: Open to all full time 5th year accounting students. Visit www.myflorida.com, call 352/333 – 2500 x 112 or email [email protected] for more information.Deadline: May 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

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

JM Family Enterprises Scholarship – Awarded to single mother over 25. Criteria: Must show need, Academically Talented, Junior or Senior from Broward or Palm Beach County. Also must write a 500 – 750 word essay: “What obstacles have I overcome and how has it prepared me for life.” Applications in Financial Aid.Deadline: May 15

The Office of Students with Disabilities has information on the following scholarships:The Dennis Galliers Memorial Scholarship, The Karen Aberson Memorial Scholarship, The Theodore R. & Vivian M. Johnson Scholarship, The Gertrude T. Makowsky Memorial Scholarship, The Damon Anthony Bettendorf Scholarship, and The Lifelong Learning Scholarship. Contact The FAU Office of Students with Disabilities in the library for more information.Deadline: May 31, 2002

John Gyles Education Awards – Criteria: 2.7 GPA minimum. 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 564Deadlines: June 1 and November 15

Rayman Foundation Scholarship awards $3,000 per year to two juniors and 2 seniors. Criteria: Must be Business, Education, Engineering, Nursing, Science major with minimum 3.0 GPA and show need. Deadline: June 1, 2002

JRC Children’s Charities Scholarship – Criteria: show financial need; resident of Palm Beach or Broward.Deadline: June 1, 2002

FAU Memorial Scholarship – Established to honor the memory of any student who was enrolled as of Spring 2002 who met with an untimely death due to accident or natural causes (Sharon Guthrie, Deborah Van Zwietern, Maria Nsue, Valerie Bourgouin, Chinta Johnson, Paul Michael Libert, and Douglas Rozelle). $500 per year for 2 years. Criteria: Must be enrolled in same college as deceased (College of Business and/or Urban and Public affairs currently), have a 2.5 GPA, Letter of Recommendation by an FAU advisor/faculty member. Deadline: July 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 (except Doctoral Students): Jul. 1, 2002

Milton and Gladys Meisner Scholarship – Criteria: Junior/Senior in Architecture or Ocean Engineering, need based, FAFSA determined. Deadline: July 1, 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 will be available for Summer B and Fall 2002. All currently enrolled students in all majors are eligible to apply. Email [email protected], [email protected], or [email protected] for more information, applications and deadlines. Funding is through student A&S fees provided by Student Government and as available is on a first – come, first – serve basis.

2002 SAE Engineering Scholarships for engineering related science majors: Criteria: US citizen. Contact www.sae.org/students/engschlr.htm for more information.Deadline: not published

Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholarship – Study Abroad 2003 – 04 Academic year. Criteria: 2 years college – university, good academic record. Contact local Rotary Club or M. S. Simon Chair, Foundation Educational Grants/Scholarship, District 6990 at 954/941 – 2757 or write [email protected].Deadline: not published

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

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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