College of Natural Resources, UC Berkeley

Scholarship Connection Newsletter

December 4, 2009

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SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION SESSIONS
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UDALL SCHOLARSHIP
Are you passionate about the environment? Do you hope to work towards establishing environmental policy?

OR

Are you Native American or an Alaska Native interested in tribal policy or healthcare?

Scholarship Connection will host an information session about the Udall Scholarship.

WHEN: MONDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2009
1:00P.M.-2:00P.M.
344 CAMPBELL HALL

The Udall Foundation seeks future leaders across a wide spectrum of environmental fields, including policy, engineering, science, education, urban planning and renewal, business, health, justice, and economics.

The Udall Foundation also seeks future Native American and Alaska Native leaders in Native American health care and tribal public policy. Tribal policy includes fields related to tribal sovereignty, tribal governance, tribal law, Native American education, Native American justice, natural resource management, cultural preservation and revitalization, Native American economic development, and other areas affecting Native American communities. Native American health care includes health care administration, social work, medicine, and research into health conditions affecting Native American communities.

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NATIONALLY COMPETITIVE SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITIONS
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BOREN SCHOLARSHIPS
The Boren Scholarship provides a unique funding opportunity for U.S. students to study world regions critical to U.S. interests (including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East). The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia,
and New Zealand are excluded. Boren Scholars are awarded up to $20,000 for an academic year.

Additional information on preferred geographic regions, languages and fields of study and application procedures can be found at http://www.borenawards.org/.

Deadline: Noon January 22, 2010. Students interested in applying should contact Alicia Hayes at scholarships@learning.berkeley.edu.

DONALD A. STRAUSS SCHOLARSHIP
The Donald A. Strauss Scholarship allows full-time college juniors to pursue a public service project during their senior year by providing $10,000 for educational expenses. The project may be a new undertaking or an extension of the recipient's current activities.

Applicants must be in the upper third of their class (typically a minimum 3.3 GPA) and plan to devote a significant part of their lives to public service.

The Strauss Foundation will award at least sixteen scholarships in 2010 that can be used to pay for tuition, fees, books, room and board, and at the recipient's option, for some of the costs of the public service project.

Application Deadline; Noon February 10, 2010. For more information contact Alicia Hayes at scholarships@learning.berkeley.edu or 643-6929.

MORRIS K. UDALL SCHOLARSHIP
The Morris K. Udall Scholarship provides up to $5,000 for educational expenses to sophomores and juniors who either 1) study the environment and related fields; or 2) are Native Americans or Alaska Natives in fields related to health care or tribal public policy.

The Udall Foundation seeks outstanding students who demonstrate, through their areas of study and public service activities, a commitment to and potential for making significant contributions in their fields. U.C Berkeley can nominate up to six students.

Application Deadline: February 11, 2010. For more information contact Alicia Hayes at scholarships@learning.berkeley.edu or 643-6929.

BEINECKE SCHOLARSHIP
The prestigious Beinecke Scholarship Program provides $34,000 to juniors planning to pursue graduate study in the arts, humanities, or social sciences. Recipients will receive $4,000 prior to entering graduate school and $15,000 per year for the first two years of graduate study.

Students must apply as juniors. Application Deadline: February 8, 2010. For more information contact Alicia Hayes at scholarships@learning.berkeley.edu or 643-6929.

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SEARCH THE SCHOLARSHIPS DATABASE!!!! at
http://scholarships.berkeley.edu/search.php?search=searchdeadline

Don't let the listserv be your only avenue for information on scholarships. The database contains information on hundreds of scholarships. You can search by deadline month, type of award and eligibility criteria, underrepresented group, and scholarship name.

MAXIMIZE YOUR OPPORTUNITY! Visit the Scholarship Connection website today and search the database.

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*ASSOCIATED PRESS TELEVISION RADIO ASSOCIATION JOURNALISM SCHOLARSHIPS provide scholarships of $1,500 to California or Nevada students who are pursuing careers in broadcast journalism. Application Deadline: December 31, 2009.
*CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS SCHOLARSHIP offers up to $4000 to undergraduate students who are seeking a profession in real estate. Application Deadline: December 21, 2009.
*CENTER FOR ARABIC STUDY ABROAD FELLOWSHIP offers two fellowship programs -- one for one year, the other for two months during the summer -- for intensive Arabic language training to students committed to the field of Near East or Middle East Studies. Application Deadline: January 8, 2010.
*ALVIN J. COX MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established to provide financial assistance to those attending a college or university. There are no other special eligibility requirements for the scholarship. Application Deadline: December 17, 2009.
* DAAD (DEUTSCHER AKADEMISCHER AUSTAUSCHDIENST) UNDERGRADUATE
SCHOLARSHIP funds study, senior thesis research and/or internships in Germany. Application Deadline: January 10, 2010.
*DO SOMETHING AWARDS in the amount of $10,000-$100,000 fund public service projects that will demonstrate a measurable impact, among other things. Application Deadline: December 15, 2010.
*EXPLORERS CLUB EXPLORATION FUND GRANTS of $500-$5,000 ,support exploration and field research in graduate study. Application Deadline: December 15, 2009.
*FILM AND FICTION SCHOLARSHIP of The Institute for Humane Studies offers several scholarships to students pursuing a Masters of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) degree in filmmaking, fiction writing, or play writing. Application Deadline: January 15, 2010.
*ROBERT H. GODDARD awards $10,000 to students with past research and participation in space-related science or engineering. Application Deadline: January 24, 2010.
*GOLDMAN-SACHS SCHOLARSHIP FOR EXCELLENCE is awarded to outstanding students from historically underrepresented groups and the achievements they have made during their undergraduate academic careers. Application Deadline: December 13, 2009.
*HISPANIC SCHOLARSHIP FUND (HSF) COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM provides $1,000-$3,000 for students who are attending a community college, 4-year college, or graduate school. Application Deadline: December 15, 2009.
*HUMANE STUDIES FELLOWSHIPS are awarded to undergraduate and graduate students with a demonstrated interest in the classical liberal/libertarian tradition of individual rights and market economies and interest in applying the principles of this tradition in their work. Application Deadline: December 31, 2009.
*INTER AMERICA PRESS ASSOCIATION (IAPA) SCHOLARSHIP in the amount of $20,000 allows US and Canadian scholars to spend an academic year studying and reporting in Latin America and the Caribbean. Application Deadline: December 31, 2009.
*JACKSON LABORATORY SUMMER STIPEND PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIPS provide $3,600-$4,400 and a chance for senior undergraduate students to undertake independent research in collaboration with a staff scientist in genetics at an internationally recognized center for mammalian genetic research. Application Deadline: January 4, 2010.
*MASS MEDIA SCIENCE & ENGINEERING FELLOWS PROGRAM has fellows work for 10 weeks during the summer as reporters, researchers, and production assistants in mass media organizations nationwide. Application Deadline: January 15, 2010.
*NATIONAL DEFENSE SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING GRADUATE FELLOWSHIPS offers
fellowships to individuals at or near the beginning of graduate study, who have demonstrated ability and special aptitude for advanced training in math, science and engineering. Application
Deadline: January 4, 2010.
*NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH- UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE HEALTH
SCIENCES RESEARCH SCHOLARS PROGRAM offers NIH graduate students the opportunity to engage in biomedical or clinical research community and emerge as a scientific leader at the NIH laboratories and the University of Cambridge. Application Deadline: January 4, 2010.
*NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH-UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD SCHOLARS IN
BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH PROGRAM offers NIH graduate students the opportunity to engage in the scientific research community and emerge as a scientific leader at the NIH laboratories and the University of Oxford. Application Deadline: January 4, 2010.
*NAVAL RESEARCH ENTERPRISE INTERN PROGRAM (NREIP) is being offered at the Department of Navy Laboratories. The program provides a paid 10-week summer research opportunity at the Naval Research Laboratory, Naval Systems Command Laboratory, or Marine Corps War fighting Laboratory. Opportunities are available for students in many discipline areas. Application Deadline: January 8, 2010.
*NEW YORK CITY URBAN FELLOWS PROGRAM offers seniors and recent college graduates who are interested in pursuing careers in government and public service are encouraged to apply for this prestigious internship program. Application Deadline: January 8, 2010.
*FRANCES M. PEACOCK SCHOLARSHIP FOR NATIVE BIRD HABITAT offers $4,000 for students to study habitat related issues that will benefit threatened or endangered bird species and lend useful in formation for land management decisions. Application Deadline: January 15, 2010.
*THE PHILLIPS RONALD REAGAN COLLEGE LEADERS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM seeks
to recognize outstanding young people who are promoting American values on college campuses. Application Deadline: January 15, 2010.
*HERBERT SCOVILLE JR. PEACE FELLOWSHIPS offer $2,300/month plus travel expenses to work full-time for 6 months in Washington, DC.Application Deadline: January 15, 2010. SMART Scholarship Program aims to increase the number of scientists and engineers in the DoD. Application Deadline: December 15, 2009.
*SMITHSONIAN OPPORTUNITIES FOR RESEARCH & STUDY pursues policies of equal opportunity and cultural diversity. Smithsonian fellowships and internships are awarded on the basis of these policies. Application Deadline: January 15, 2010.
*TALBOTS WOMEN'S SCHOLARSHIP FUND awards $15,000-$13,000 to women seeking a bachelor's or associate's degree later in life. Application Deadline: January 2, 2010.
*PAULETTA AND DENZEL WASHINGTON FAMILY GIFTED SCHOLARS IN NEUROSCIENCE AWARDS is offered to eligible undergraduate, graduate and medical students pursuing training in the field of neuroscience. Application Deadline: January 8, 2010.
*ELIE WIESEL ETHICS ESSAY CONTEST is designed to challenge college students to analyze urgent ethical issues confronting them in today's complex world. Full-time juniors and seniors are invited to compete for awards of up to $5,000. Application Deadline: January 8, 2010.

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ASSOCIATED PRESS TELEVISION RADIO ASSOCIATION JOURNALISM SCHOLARSHIPS
The APTRA-Clete Roberts and APTRA-Kathryn Dettman Memorial Awards provide scholarships to California or Nevada students who are pursuing careers in broadcast journalism. Judges will take into consideration a combination of academic achievement, financial need and broadcast career goals that embody the spirit of Clete Roberts and Kathryn Dettman.

Application Deadline: December 31, 2009
Award Amount: $1,500
To be eligible, you must
*be an undergraduate or graduate student who is pursuing a career in broadcast
journalism and is currently involved in some aspect of broadcast news

Application is available online at http://www.aptra.org/

For further information and submission requirements, contact
Roberta Gonzalez
CBS 5 TV
855 Battery St.
San Francisco, CA 94111
http://www.aptra.org/

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CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS SCHOLARSHIP
The CARS Foundation awards scholarships in amounts of up to $4,000 to students enrolled at a California college or university for professions which are centered on or support a career in real estate transactional activity such as Real Estate Brokerage, Finance, Management, Development, Appraisal, Planning, or Law. There are several deadlines throughout the year.

Application Deadline: December 21, 2009
Award Amount: up to $4,000
To be eligible, you must
*have a minimum 2.6 gpa
* must have been a legal resident of California for at least
one-year prior to date of application.

Application is available online at http://www.car.org/aboutus/carscholarships/

For further information and submission requirements, contact
Scholarship Coordinator
Scholarship Foundation California Association of Realtors
525 South Virgil Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90020
213-739-8200
scholarship@car.org
http://www.car.org/aboutus/carscholarships/

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CENTER FOR ARABIC STUDY ABROAD FELLOWSHIP
Center for Arabic Study Abroad offers two fellowship programs -- one for one year, the other for two months during the summer -- for intensive Arabic language training to students committed to the field of Near East or Middle East Studies. Stipends cover tuition, travel, and living expenses; applicants must have studied the Arabic language for at least two years.

Application Deadline: January 8, 2010
Award Amount: Stipends for tuition, round-trip airfare, and a monthly maintenance allowance.
To be eligible,
*be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident
* two years of Arabic language course work. Must pass written examination held in
February.

Application available at, http://www.emory.edu/COLLEGE/CASA/

For more information contact,
Dr. Mahmoud Al-Batal, Director
Center for Arabic Study Abroad (CASA) Institute for Comparative & International
Studies
1 University Station, F9400
Austin, TX 78712
512.471.3513

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ALVIN J. COX MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The Alvin J. Cox memorial fund was established to provide financial assistance to those attending a college or university. There are no other special eligibility requirements for the scholarship. All students may apply regardless of their race, nationality or financial status.

Application Deadline: December 17, 2009
Award Amount: $1,000
Application instructions are available online at http://www.alvincoxmemorial.com/

For further information and submission requirements, contact
scholarship@alvincoxmemorial.com
http://www.alvincoxmemorial.com/

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DAAD (DEUTSCHER AKADEMISCHER AUSTAUSCHDIENST) UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP
Highly qualified undergraduate students are invited to apply for scholarships funding study, senior thesis research and/or internships in Germany. The goal of this program is to support study abroad in Germany and at German universities. Preference will be given to students whose projects or programs are based at and organized by a German university. Scholarships are available either as part of an organized study abroad program or as part of an individual, student-designed study abroad semester or year.

Application Deadline: January 10, 2010
Award Amount: Full tuition, room and board and a stipend
To be eligible, you must
*be at least a junior, senior, or graduate student
*must be younger than 32 years of age at the start of the grant period

Application is available online at http://www.daad.org/

For further information and submission requirements, contact
DAAD New York
871 United Nations Plaza
New York, NY 10017
(212) 758-3223
http://www.daad.org/
Email: graaff@daad.org

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DO SOMETHING AWARDS PROGRAM
Do Something has honored the nation's best young world-changers. Do Something Award Winners represent the pivotal "do-ers" in their field, cause, or issue and are rewarded with a huge project grant, participation in a special award ceremony, media coverage, and continued support from Do Something. The Do Something Award is for individuals. Award winners will have identified a problem and have devised clear and measurable methods for addressing the problem; made a significant long-term commitment to improving the lives of others; cultivated long-term and respectful relationships within their community; demonstrated that they have directly and individually fueled the success of their work; extensively and tangibly improved the lives of others (the award is not for ideas); created great awareness about their issues or causes; serve as program founders and/or leading activist/advocates; have a clear growth plan for their work that ensures sustainability and continued impact.

Application Deadline: December 15, 2009
Award Amount: $10,000-$100,000
To be eligible, you must
*must be age 25 and under

Application is available online at http://www.dosomething.org/programs/awards

For further information and submission requirements
dsawards@DoSomething.org.
http://www.dosomething.org/programs/awards

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EXPLORERS CLUB EXPLORATION FUND GRANTS
The Exploration Fund of the Explorers Club provides grants in support of exploration and field research. Grants are made primarily to graduate students. Some applicants conduct independent research while others work within the context of a larger project. Applications will be judged on the scientific and practical merit of the proposal, the competence of the investigator and the appropriateness of the budget.

Application Deadline: December 15, 2009
Award Amount: $500-$5,000
To be eligible, you must
*be a graduate student or undergraduate student of senior standing

Application is available online at: http://www.explorers.org/resources/funding/funding.php

For further information and submission requirements, contact
The Exploration Fund Committee
Explorers Club
46 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021
(212) 628-8383
office@explorers.org

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FILM AND FICTION SCHOLARSHIP
The Institute for Humane Studies offers several scholarships to students pursuing a Masters of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) degree in filmmaking, fiction writing, or play writing. Applicants should have
a demonstrated interest in classical liberal ideas and their application in contemporary society. Applicants should also demonstrate the desire, motivation, and creative ability to succeed in their chosen profession.

Application Deadline: January 15, 2010
Award Amount: $10,000
To be eligible, you must
*pursuing a Masters of Fine Arts in film-making, fiction writing, or play writing

Application is available online at http://www.theihs.org/tab1/mfa.html

For further information and submission requirements, contact
Institute for Humane Studies
George Mason University
3401 N. Fairfax Drive, Suite 440
Arlington, VA 22201-4432
(800) 697-8799
http://www.theihs.org/scholarships/id.783/default.asp

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ROBERT H. GODDARD SCHOLARSHIP
The Goddard Scholarship, administered by the National Space Club, is given to stimulate the interest of talented students in scientific knowledge through space research and exploration. Applicants must have past research and participation in space-related science or engineering, and plan to participate in aerospace sciences and technology in the future.

Application Deadline: January 4, 2010
Award Amount: $10,000

Application is available online at http://www.spaceclub.org/goddard.html

For further information and submission requirements, contact:
Goddard Scholarships
National Space Club
2025 M Street, N.W., Suite 800
Washington D.C. 20036

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GOLDMAN-SACHS SCHOLARSHIP FOR EXCELLENCE
The Goldman Sachs Scholarship for Excellence is awarded to outstanding students from historically underrepresented groups and the achievements they have made during their undergraduate academic careers. Applicants should show interest in the financial service
industry, display service to the campus and community, and demonstrate leadership capabilities. Scholars receive a $5,000 scholarship plus the opportunity to work for Goldman Sachs as a summer analyst, gaining insight into the financial services industry, the firm and our unique culture.

Application Deadline: December 13, 2009
Award Amount: $5,000-$7,500 plus a paid summer internship
To be eligible, you must
*be of Black, Hispanic, or Native American Heritage or decent
*show interest in the financial service industry
*display service to the campus and community
*demonstrate leadership capabilities
*have a minimum GPA of 3.4

Application information is available in 301 Campbell Hall

For further information and submission requirements, contact
Annie Yearwood
Goldman Sachs Diversity Recruiting
Goldman Sachs & Co.
30 Husdon Street, 34th Floor
Jersey City, NJ 07302
Ann-Marie.Yearwood@gs.com

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HISPANIC SCHOLARSHIP FUND (HSF) COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
HSF scholarships are available on a competitive basis for community college, four-year college, and graduate students of Hispanic heritage. Awards are given annually and range from $1,000 to $3,000 depending on the funding available.

Application Deadline: December 15, 2009
Award Amount: $1,000-$3,000
To be eligible, you must
* be of Hispanic heritage (one parent fully Hispanic or each parent half Hispanic),
* must have at least 12 undergraduate units completed and enrolled full-time during year of
application
* Must have applied for financial aid
*have a minimum GPA of 3.0

Application information is available at http://www.hsf.net

For further information and submission requirements, contact
Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF)
55 Second Street, Suite 1500
San Francisco, CA 94105
(877) HSF-INFO
info@hsf.net
http://www.hsf.net

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HUMANE STUDIES FELLOWSHIPS
Humane Studies Fellowships are awarded to undergraduate and graduate students with a demonstrated interest in the classical liberal/libertarian tradition of individual rights and market
economies and interest in applying the principles of this tradition in their work. Awards are based on academic or professional performance, relevance of one's work to the advancement of a free society, and potential for success.

Application Deadline: December 31, 2009
Award Amount: $2,000-$12,000
To be eligible you must:
*be an undergraduate and graduate student
*demonstrate an interest in the classical liberal/libertarian
tradition of individual rights and market economies

For further information and submission requirements, contact
Humane Studies Fellowship Secretary
Institute for Humane Studies
George Mason University
3301 N. Fairfax Drive, Suite 440
Arlington, VA 22201-4432
(703) 934-6920; or (800) 697-8799
IHS@TheIHS.org
http://www.theihs.org/scholarships/id.775/default.asp

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INTER AMERICA PRESS ASSOCIATION (IAPA) SCHOLARSHIP
Under this program, US and Canadian scholars spend an academic year studying and reporting in Latin America and the Caribbean, and Latin American and Caribbean scholars spend an academic year studying at a recognized US or Canadian journalism school.

Application Deadline: December 31, 2009
Award Amount: $20,000
To be eligible, you must
* be between ages 21-35,
* have 3 years of professional journalism experience,
*be fluent in English and either Spanish or Portuguese

Application is available online at http://www.sipiapa.org/otheractivities/scholarships.cfm

For further information and submission requirements, contact
IAPA Scholarship Fund
1801 SW 3rd Ave
Miami, FL 33129
zchirinos@sipiapa.org
http://www.sipiapa.org/otheractivities/scholarships.cfm

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JACKSON LABORATORY SUMMER STIPEND PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIPS
The Jackson Laboratory offers a ten-week program to undertake independent research in collaboration with a staff scientist in genetics at an internationally recognized center for mammalian genetic research. The Jackson Laboratory is an independent, nonprofit institution where outstanding students conduct interdisciplinary biomedical research as apprentices in the laboratories of staff scientists. The Laboratory, and NIH designated cancer research center, is located in the coastal Maine community of Bar Harbor.

Application Deadline: January 4, 2010
Award Amount: $3,600-$4,400
To be eligible, you must
*be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student
* have at least one semester of undergraduate school remaining before graduation
*be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident

Application is available online at http://education.jax.org/summerstudent/index.html

For further information and submission requirements, contact
Ms. Randi O'Rourke
Education Office
The Jackson Laboratory
600 Main Street
Bar Harbor, Maine 04609-1500
207-288-6749
summerstudents@jax.org

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MASS MEDIA SCIENCE & ENGINEERING FELLOWS PROGRAM
The AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellows work for 10 weeks during the summer as reporters, researchers, and production assistants in mass media organizations nationwide. Fellows collaborate with media professionals at radio and television stations, newspapers, and magazines. As part of their job, the student-scientists and their host-journalists strive to make science news easy for the public to understand.

Application Deadline: January 1, 2010
Award Amount: $450/week + travel expenses
To be eligible, you must
* be majors in the natural, physical, health, engineering, computer, or social
sciences or mathematics
*be a senior or graduate level student

Application is available online at http://www.aaas.org/programs/education/MassMedia/index.shtml

For further information and submission requirements, contact
Stacey Pasco, Manager Mass Media Program
1200 New York Ave., NW
Washington, D.C. 20005
202-326-6441
spasco@aaas.org
http://www.aaas.org/programs/education/MassMedia/index.shtml

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NATIONAL DEFENSE SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING GRADUATE FELLOWSHIPS
The Department of Defense will offer these fellowships to individuals at or near the beginning of graduate study, who have demonstrated ability and special aptitude for advanced training in math, science and engineering. Awards will fund study and research leading to doctoral degrees in mathematical, physical, biological, ocean and engineering sciences.

Application Deadline: January 4, 2010
Award Amount: a 12-month stipend of $30,000-$31,000, required fees,
and full tuition for three years.

Application is available online at http://www.asee.org/ndseg/instructions.cfm

For further information, eligibility and submission requirements, contact
NDSEG Fellowship Program
American Society for Engineering Education
1818 N Street N.W., Suite 600
Washington, DC 20036
ndseg@asee.org
Phone: (202) 331-3516
http://www.asee.org/ndseg/instructions.cfm

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NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH- UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE HEALTH SCIENCES RESEARCH SCHOLARS PROGRAM
The National Institutes of Health-University of Cambridge Health Science Scholars Program is a special interdisciplinary program committed to scholarship in the training of exceptional students in various areas of basic biomedical research or clinical research leading to a Doctor of Philosophy degree awarded by the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom.

Application Deadline: January 4, 2010
Award Amount: Full tuition and a stipend

To be eligible, you must:
*be a senior or at graduate student level
*have a photocopy of the GRE or MCAT scores
*a U.S. citizen or permanent resident

Application is available at http://gpp.nih.gov/Prospective/InstitutionalPartnerships/AppInfoProspective.htm

For further information, eligibility and submission requirements, contact
Graduate Partnerships Program
Office of Intramural Training & Education
National Institutes of Health - DHHS
2 Center Drive: Building 2 / Room 2E06
Bethesda, Maryland 20892-0234
301-594-9605
877-422-7882
http://gpp.nih.gov
gpp@nih.gov

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NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH-UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD SCHOLARS IN BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH PROGRAM
The National Institutes of Health-University of Oxford Scholars in Biomedical Sciences interdisciplinary program is specially devoted to the training of outstanding students in various areas of biomedical research leading to a Doctor of Philosophy degree awarded by the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom.

Application Deadline: January 4, 2010
Award Amount: Full tuition and a stipend

To be eligible, you must:
*be a senior or at graduate student level
*have a photocopy of the GRE or MCAT scores
*a U.S. citizen or permanent resident

Application is available at http://gpp.nih.gov/Prospective/InstitutionalPartnerships/AppInfoProspective.htm

For further information, eligibility and submission requirements, contact
Graduate Partnerships Program
Office of Intramural Training & Education
National Institutes of Health - DHHS
2 Center Drive: Building 2 / Room 2E06
Bethesda, Maryland 20892-0234
301-594-9605
877-422-7882
http://gpp.nih.gov
gpp@nih.gov

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NAVAL RESEARCH ENTERPRISE INTERN PROGRAM (NREIP)
The office Naval Research is offering the Naval Research Enterprise Intern Program (ONR) at Department of Navy Laboratories. The program provides a paid 10-week summer research opportunity at the Naval Research Laboratory, Naval Systems Command Laboratory, or Marine
Corps War fighting Laboratory. Opportunities are available for students in many discipline areas.

Application Deadline: January 8, 2010
Award Amount: $7,500 (undergraduate) and $10,000 (graduate)

Application is available online at http://www.asee.org/nreip/index.html

For further information and submission requirements, contact
Naval Research Enterprise Intern Program American Society for Engineering
Education
1818 N Street NW, Suite 600
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 331-3558
nreip@asee.org

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NEW YORK CITY URBAN FELLOWS PROGRAM
The New York City Urban Fellows Program offers seniors and recent college graduates who are interested in pursuing careers in government and public service are encouraged to apply for this
prestigious internship program. The 9-month internship combines full-time employment in City government with a comprehensive seminar series exploring the mechanics of local government and electoral politics, as well as important issues facing the City. The program runs from September 2 through May 16.

Application Deadline: January 8, 2010
Award Amount: $30,000+benefits

Application is available online at: http://www.nyc.gov/html/dcas/html/employment/urbanfellows.shtml

For further information and submission requirements, contact
NYC Urban Fellows Program
Department of Citywide Administrative Services
1 Centre Street, Room 2425
New York, NY 10007
(212) 380-3695
http://www.nyc.gov/html/dcas/html/urbanfellows.html

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FRANCES M. PEACOCK SCHOLARSHIP FOR NATIVE BIRD HABITAT
The Frances M. Peacock Scholarship provides financial assistance for college seniors and graduate students to study habitat related issues that will benefit threatened or endangered bird species and lend useful in formation for land management decisions.

Application Deadline: January 15, 2010
Award Amount: $4,000

To be eligible, you must
*be a senior or graduate level student

For further information and submission requirements, contact
Scott Sutcliffe, Cornell Lab of Ornithology
159 Sapsucker Woods Road, Ithaca, NY 14850
Fax: (607) 254-2415
E-mail: lh17@cornell.edu
http://www.birds.cornell.edu/About/jobs.html

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THE PHILLIPS RONALD REAGAN COLLEGE LEADERS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
The Ronald Reagan College Leaders Scholarship Program seeks to recognize outstanding young people who are promoting American values on college campuses. The scholarships are designed to alleviate the financial burdens associated with higher education, permitting the
winners to devote more time both to pursuing their academic goals and advancing their leadership initiatives. This program's purpose is to recognize and assist outstanding young undergraduate student activists for the cause of freedom, American values, and constitutional principles.

Application Deadline: January 15, 2010
Award Amount: $1,500-$7,500

To be eligible, you must:
*have a 3.0 pga
*be a U.S. citizen

Application is available at http://www.thephillipsfoundation.org/index.php?q=node/3

For further information, eligibility and submission requirements, contact
Jeff Hollingsworth
The Phillips Foundation
1 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 620
Washington, DC 20001
202-842-2002 ext. 628
jhollingsworth@thephillipsfoundation.org
http://www.thephillipsfoundation.org/index.php?q=node/3

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HERBERT SCOVILLE JR. PEACE FELLOWSHIPS
Scoville Fellowships offer students the opportunity to work full-time for 6 months in Washington, DC with a peace, disarmament, or nuclear arms control organization. Students with strong interest and experience working with peace and security issues are encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline January 15, 2010
Award Amount: $3,600 monthly stipend+ travel

To be eligible, you must
*be a senior or graduate level student

Application is available on-line at http://www.scoville.org

For further information and submission requirements, contact:
Mr. Paul Revsine, Program Director
Scoville Peace Fellowship Program
322 4th Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002
202-543-4100 x124
scoville@clw.org
http://www.scoville.org

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SMART Scholarship Program
The SMART Scholarship-for-Service Program is part of a concentrated effort to improve the flow of new, highly skilled technical labor into DoD facilities and agencies and to enhance the technical skills of the workforce already in place. SMART offers scholarships to undergraduate, master's, and doctoral students who have demonstrated ability and special aptitude for excelling in STEM fields. Students are also provided opportunities to continue their research in civil service roles following graduation.

Application Deadline: December 15, 2009
Award Amount: Full tuition and benefits

To be eligible, you must
*be a U.S. citizen
*be an undergraduate majoring in science, technology, mathematics, or engineering
*Have a minimum 3.0 gpa

Application is available by http://www.asee.org/smart

For further information and submission requirements, contact
Eric Hurwitt, Directing Manager
ASEE SMART Scholarship Team
1818 N. Street, NW Ste 600
Washington D.C. 20036
(202) 331-3524
smart@asee.org
http://www.asee.org/smart

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SMITHSONIAN OPPORTUNITIES FOR RESEARCH & STUDY
The Smithsonian Institution pursues policies of equal opportunity and cultural diversity. Smithsonian fellowships and internships are awarded on the basis of these policies. Applicants are evaluated on their academic standing, scholarly qualifications, experiences, the quality of the research project or study proposed and its suitability to Smithsonian collections, facilities, and programs. An internship at the Smithsonian Institution is a prearranged, structured learning experience scheduled within a specific time frame. The experience must be relevant to the intern's academic and professional goals, and to research and museum activities of the
Institution. An internship is performed under the direct supervision of Smithsonian staff. Internships, for the most part, are arranged individually.

Application Deadline: January 15, 2010
Application is available at http://www.si.edu/ofg/fell.htm

For further information, eligibility and submission requirements, contact
Office of Fellowships Smithsonian Institution
L'Enfant Plaza Suite 7102 MRC 902 P.O. Box 37012
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
202-633-7070
siofg@si.edu
http://www.si.edu/ofg/fell.htm

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TALBOTS WOMEN'S SCHOLARSHIP FUND
The Talbots Women's Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to women seeking a bachelor's or associate's degree later in life.

Application Deadline: January 2, 20010
Award Amount: $15,000-$30,000

To be eligible, you must
* must be women currently residing in the United States who earned a high school
diploma or GED at least ten years ago,
* have at least two full-time semesters (24 credits) remaining to complete their degree.

Application is available on-line at https://www.scholarshipamerica.org/talbotswomen/instructions.php

For further information and submission requirements, contact:
Talbots Women's Scholarship Fund Scholarship Management Services, Scholarship
America
One Scholarship Way, P.O. Box 297
Saint Peter, MN 56082
(507)-931-1682
https://www.scholarshipamerica.org/talbotswomen/instructions.php

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PAULETTA AND DENZEL WASHINGTON FAMILY GIFTED SCHOLARS IN NEUROSCIENCE AWARD
The Division of Neurosurgery is proud to support The Pauletta and Denzel Washington Family Gifted Scholars Program in Neuroscience. This outstanding educational opportunity is offered to eligible undergraduate, graduate and medical students pursuing training in the field of neuroscience. Awardees will be matched with a principal investigator to work on a research project in a laboratory under the direction of Dr. Keith L. Black in one of the following areas:
Blood-brain barrier and drug delivery into the CNS, immunology and cancer vaccine, gene therapy, gene discovery or advanced surgical technology.

Application Deadline: January 8, 2010
Award Amount: $2,000-$2,500 per month

Application is available online at http://www.cedars-sinai.edu/mdnsi

For further information and submission requirements, contact
Samantha Phu, Dept. Academic Program Coordinator
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
8631 W. Third St., Suite 800E
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Phone: (310) 423-9522
Fax: (310) 423-1008
http://www.cedars-sinai.edu/mdnsi

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ELIE WIESEL PRIZE IN ETHICS ESSAY CONTEST
The Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity sponsors this annual contest, designed to challenge college students to analyze urgent ethical issues confronting them in today's complex world. Full-time juniors and seniors are invited to compete for awards of up to $10,000. Application Deadline: December 19, 2008

Award Amount: First Place: $5,000. Other honorable mention awards are given.

To be eligible, you must
*be a full-time junior or senior

Application is available online at http://www.eliewieselfoundation.org/prizeinethics.aspx

For further information and submission requirements, contact
The Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics
The Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity
555 Madison Avenue, 20th Floor
New York, NY 10022
(212) 490-7777
EPinfo@eliewieselfoundation.org
http://www.eliewieselfoundation.org/prizeinethics.aspx

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