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.

Adelaide R. & Joseph G. Snyder Scholarship — An award of $500 will be granted to a student who demonstrates outstanding academic achievement and financial need. For more information and an application, go to the Financial Aid Office above the Cafeteria. Deadline: May 1, 2003

Emily B. & Robert G. Murdick Scholarship — An award of $500 will be awarded to a full-time African American or Native American Indian student with a minimum 3.0 GPA who demonstrates financial need. Students from the College of Education are excluded from consideration of this award. For more information and an application, go to the Financial Aid Office above the Cafeteria. Deadline: May 1, 2003

Langodas Greek Heritage Scholarship — An award will be presented to a student of Greek heritage with satisfactory academic progress and need of financial aid. For more information and an application, go to the Financial Aid Office above the Cafeteria. Deadline: May 1, 2003

The Dan Mica Scholarship — Congressman and Mrs. Dan Mica have made available a scholarship in the amount of $500 to a deserving student who demonstrates leadership capabilities and financial need. For more information and an application, go to the Financial Aid Office above the Cafeteria. Deadline: May 1,2003

Harriet C. Boettcher Scholarship — One award will be made each year in the amount of $500 to a student in need of financial aid. Student must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Preference will be given to students with Asian heritage. For more information and an application, go to the Financial Aid Office above the Cafeteria. Deadline: May 1,2003

North American Consumer Credit Scholarship — Nonrenewable awards of $2500 per year will be given to full-time students with a 3.0 GPA who show financial need. For more information and an application, go to the Financial Aid Office above the Cafeteria. Deadline: May 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 or literature, or participate in 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 2003. 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. 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 2003 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 [email protected], phone 800/962-2248, or check out the web at 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 United States citizens. 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 for workshops, research and conferences. 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.

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 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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