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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 October 2. 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.

George Burlew Scholarship — For any student interested in pursuing Marine related studies. All applicants must be full or part time students with proof of status. Also a letter of recommendation, application form and essay required. For more information, stop by the financial aid office above the Breezeway Cafeteria.Deadline: not published

Marine Biology Scholarship Program — The Charles E. Schmidt College of Science has established a new scholarship offered by the West Palm Beach Fishing Club entitled the Palm Beach County Fishing Foundation – Captain Al Nathan Memorial Scholarship. For more information, stop by the financial aid office above the Breezeway Cafeteria.Deadline: not published

Bank of American Scholarship — Bank of America is offering a Florida Community Scholar’s Program for incoming freshmen. To be eligible for this scholarship you must be a first-time-in college (FTIC) student entering a state public university who is demonstrating financial need and has partaken in community service. One student a year will be chosen for each university that applies. Each recipient will receive a $2,000 annual scholarship renewable for three years. The amount of a scholarship may vary based on the amount of interest available annually. For more information, go to www.fau.edu/academic/admissions/Scholist.htm.Deadline: not published

All Academic Team Scholars — Up to three $1,250 scholarships to members of the Florida Community College All Academic Team with a minimum 3.50 GPA. Renewable for up to 5 semesters contingent upon maintaining a cumulative 3.2 GPA while a full-time student at FAU. Apply through the FAU Director of Financial Aid.Deadline: June 1st for transfer in the following Fall or Spring semester.

Nursing Scholarship Program — The Nursing Scholarship Program will provide scholarships to individuals in nursing programs. In exchange, the recipients agree to serve for at least two years at a health care facility with a critical shortage of nurses. For more information, contact Bruce Baggett at 800/435-6464 or email him at bbaggett.hrsa.gov.Deadline: not published

Army Emergency Relief Scholarships Fund — Eligibility: Applicant must be a dependant child of an active, retired, or deceased army soldier. Recipient must be 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.Deadline: not published

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, healthcare, art, music or literature, or who would like to 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], call 800/962-2248, or check out the website at www.bgu.ac.il/osp.Deadline: not published

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 Student 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: Applicant 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.Deadline: not published

Delta Kappa Gamma Sorority — Criteria: Student must be a female junior or senior education major and a 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 spouse 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 or 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 U.S. 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. For 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.

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/.Deadline: varies

Visit www.fau.edu for FAU study abroad programs. For study abroad options, visit 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, and ed.gov.

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