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 December 23. 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.

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation — Eligibility: Must be enrolled as a junior in a four-year college with a 3.0 GPA. Applications can be obtained in the Financial Aid Office. For more information, go to www.jackkentcookefoundation.org.Deadline: February 1, 2003

Student of the Year Award — Eligibility: Applicant must be attending a Florida-based college with at least half time attendance and 30 or more credits completed, a 3.25 or higher GPA is a must, as are academic excellence, financial self-reliance, and community and campus service. Applications can be obtained at the Financial Aid Office. For more information, go to www.floridaleader.com/soty.Deadline: February 1, 2003

National Academy Scholarships — Eligibility: U.S. citizen attending school full-time with a 3.0 GPA (free of ROTC or NUPOC). Approved curriculum: chemical/mechanical/electrical engineering, power generation, health, or physics. Scholarships awarded as high as $2,500. Go to www.nei.org or send a letter to: National Academy for Nuclear Training, Scholarship Review Committee, P.O. Box 6302, Princetown, NJ 08541-6302Deadline: February 1, 2003

Harry S. Truman Scholarships — This is one of the most prestigious scholarships shaped for students who intend to pursue a career in public service or government. Graduate study should be a goal with a portion of the funds directed there. Eligibility: Must be at least a junior and nominated by college must. A “nomination” package must be created. Awards can be as high as $30,000. Generally, about 80 students are selected. For more information, go to www.truman.gov. Deadline: February 1, 2003

Society of Women Engineers — These scholarships are for women majoring in engineering or computer science. Awards range from $200 to $5,000, and at least 90 are granted per year. For more information, go to www.swe.org/SWE/Studentservices/scholarship/brochure.html Deadline: February 1, 2003

Gates Millennium — The Gates Millennium scholarship is meant to promote academic excellence and provide an opportunity for thousands of outstanding students with significant financial need. Each year, the scholarship covers room, board, and tuition for about 1,000 college students. For more information, go to www.gmsp.org Deadline: March 15, 2003

National Association of Black Journalists — Eligibility: Students should be attending a four-year university, must present three letters of recommendation from a school advisor, dean, or faculty member and a 500-900-word article on a Black Journalist. A GPA of 3.0 is desirable. Eligible students must be majoring in journalism-print, photography, radio or television. Rewards can be as high as $2,500. For more information, go to http://www.nabj.org/html/studentsves.html. Deadline: March 31, 2003

National Association of Hispanic Journalists — Awards range from $1,000 to $5,000 for students interested in journalism as a career. For an application and more information, go to www.nahj.org/student.html. Deadline: February 28, 2003

Ronald MacDonald House Charities and the United Negro Fund — Eligibility: Students must be studying at a Historically Black College or University that is a member of the UNCF. The award is from $1,000 to full tuition. Approximately 60 students are selected. For more information, go to www.mcdonalds.com/countries/usa/community/education/scholarships/index.html. Deadline: April 1, 2003

Army Emergency Relief Scholarships Fund — Eligibility: Applicant must be a dependant child of an active, retired, or deceased army soldier, registered in the defense eligibility, unmarried for the entire academic semester, and under the age of 22 before June 1, 2003. Awards range from $700 to $1,800. Email [email protected] or write to Army Emergency Relief James Ursano Scholarship Fund, 200 Stovall Street Rm. 5n13, Alexandria, VA 22332-0600

SWEA South Florida’s Cultural Scholarship 2003 — Eligibility: a male or female residing in Florida who wishes to study or pursue projects in 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. Funding is through student A&S fees provided by Student Government and is available on a first-come, first-serve basis. 2002 SAE Engineering Scholarships for engineering-related science majors: Criteria: US citizen. For more information, applications, and deadlines email [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], or visit www.sae.org/students/engschlr.htm. 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], 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 and good academic record. Contact the local Rotary Club or M. S. Simon Chair, Foundation Educational Grants/Scholarship, District 6990 at 954/941-2757 or email [email protected] Deadline: 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] 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 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 the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack. Applicants may be currently enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited two to four-year college, university, or vocational school. For more information, call 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. For more information, contact Michelle Boone at [email protected] or visit goldenkey.gsu.edu.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 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.htm.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 more information, visit www.fieldstudies.org. Deadline: varies

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

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

Student Government Undergraduate Grants Committee — Funding to shops. 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 picked up in the office of the Dean of Student Affairs or 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 in which the candidate is a citizen or permanent resident. For more information, visit www.educoas.org/eng/becas/becas3.htm.

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 and 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 or physical sciences, the geosciences, cellular or molecular biology, or physiology. For more information, visit www.nsf.gov/.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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