Scholarships

The following is a list of scholarships that are available to FAU students. Unless otherwise noted, applications can be found in the Financial Aid Office, which is located above the Breezeway Cafeteria in Rm. 227. Scholarship information was posted on the bulletin board outside Financial Aid during the week of Sept. 24. For more information, call 561/297-3530. For more information on graduate fellowships, contact the Division of Sponsored Research at www.fau.edu/dsr. Numerous scholarships are also listed in the FAU Catalog.

Komen Foundation Offers College Scholarships to Children of Breast Cancer Victims — The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation is one of the nation’s largest private funding sources for breast health and breast cancer research. Its mission is to eradicate breast cancer as a life-threatening disease by advancing research, education, screening, and treatment. The Komen Foundation is currently accepting applications for its College Scholarship Program, which offers college scholarships of up to $10,000 a year, over a four-year period. The purpose of the Susan G. Komen Foundation College Scholarship Award is to assist students who are the children of a parent who has died of breast cancer. The scholarships will be renewable upon satisfactory progress toward the completion of their degree. The scholarship will be awarded to those eligible applicants dedicated to achieving a baccalaureate degree from an accredited state-supported college or university located in the applicant’s state of residence. The determination of award recipients will be based on the evaluation of academic achievement, community service, and demonstrated leadership ability. Go to www.komen.org/grants/college_scholarship_award_application.asp for more information. Deadline: November 8, 2002

Astronaut Trial Shell Club — The Astronaut Trial Shell Club will be offering scholarships for graduate students working towards a master’s degree or doctorate in malacology. The student’s research may be in a related science if pursuing thesis research related to a molluscan species, group, taxon, whole animal biology, habitat, etc. The study may be related to marine, fresh water, or terrestrial mollusks. $1500 is available, and can be granted as one or more awards. For an application, stop by SC 137 (Sanson Life Sciences Building, room 137) and ask for Lynn Sargent.Deadline: November 11, 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. For more information, visit www.cornell.edu/Student/GRFN/record.phtml? Code=A0711.Deadline: November 2002

John Gyles Education Awards — Criteria: 2.7 minimum GPA. Obtain applications by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope with letter of request to: John Gyles Education Awards, Attn: The Secretary, P.O. Box 4808, 712 Riverside Drive, Fredericton, New Brunswick, CANADA E3B 564Deadlines: November 15

SWEA South Florida’s Cultural Scholarship 2003 — Requirements: a male or female residing in Florida who wishes to study or pursue projects in the Swedish language, Swedish culture, Environmental Science, Health Care, Art, Music, Literature, or an exchange program in Sweden. All areas are with specific emphasis on Sweden and Swedish aspects. If this pertains to you, mail an application to SWEA South Florida Scholarship Committee; C/O Yertinelson, 3759 Mykonos Ct., Boca Raton, FL. 33487. For more information, call 561/997-2050 or fax 561/997-8010.Deadline: Not published

Graduate Grants — Funding for international and national academic research, conferences and workshops will be available for 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 is available on a first-come, first-served 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

Fall 2002 Solidarity Scholarships — Ben-Gurion University of the Negev invites you to enjoy a semester or year in Israel, engaging your mind. Combine first-rate academics with internships and/or independent research classes in your chosen field. Up to 10 $500 Solidarity Scholarships are offered. Seminars presented during your stay are designed to show viewpoints from both sides of the conflict, and included in the coverage will be a survey of diplomacy and much more. For an application and more information, email us at [email protected] or phone us at 800/962-2248 or check us out on the web: www.bgu.ac.il/osp.

Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholarship — Study Abroad 2003-04 Academic year. Criteria: two-year 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]: not published

International Students Scholarships Grants and Fellowships — go to www.isoa.org or call 800/ 244-1180 for more information. 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]: 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 will be considered. Award includes monthly stipends, round-trip airfare, tuition and fees. Visit 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 two to four-year college, university or vocational school. Contact 877/862-0136 or visit [email protected]: 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: Women 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 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 four-year university or college and have achieved 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 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.

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 www.educoas.org/eng/becas/becas3.htm for more information.

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 www.woodrow.org/academic postdocs.Deadline: not published

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 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 www.nsf.gov/ for more information.Deadlines: varies

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

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

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