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Fulbright and Fall Awards Info Sessions

What are you doing after graduation? Juniors and Seniors, we invite you to join us to learn about Fulbright, NSF Graduate Fellowships, and other post-graduate opportunities for independent research, graduate degrees, and teaching English abroad. If you can’t make it, contact Dr. Vander Zee at nationalawards@cofc.edu to schedule meeting in person or via Skype, or visit the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards to learn more. You can also drop by his office on Mondays between 9 and 12, and Tuesdays and Thursdays between 1 and 3.

What: Fulbright, NSF Graduate Fellowship, and Fall Awards Info Sessions

Times and Locations: 

There are two honors-only info sessions, but you are welcome to attend any of the following.

  • Monday, April 17 at noon in Berry 104 (Honors Only)
  • Tuesday, April 18 at 1:00 in Addlestone 227 with Special Guest Jody Dudderer, Fulbright and IIE Program Manager
  • Wednesday, April 19 at 1:00 in Berry 104 (Honors Only)
  • Thursday, April 20 at 6:00 in RSS 249

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What’s your award? Fulbright is the larges U.S. exchange program, with nearly 2,000 awards offered each year in over 140 countries. There is an opportunity for everyone. We will also discuss National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowships, and prestigious UK awards such as Marshall, Rhodes, and Gates Cambridge.

Come by and learn more–and bring your friends!

Posted on April 18, 2017 in Announcements & Events, Scholarships, Grants & Awards

South Carolina Aquatic Plant Management Society Scholarship

What: $4,000 sch1366734105olarship for education and research in Biology, Ecology, or Management of Aquatic Plants
Eligibility: Must be full-time undergraduate or graduate student in the above fields
Deadline: June 1, 2017
For more information and application materials: Please visit the SCAPMS website.

 

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The South Carolina Aquatic Plant Management Society is seeking applications for its annual Phillip M. Fields Scholarship Award. The Society intends to award a $4,000 scholarship to the successful applicant in the fall of 2017. Scholarship funds may be used by the recipient to cover costs associated with education and research expenses. Eligible applicants must be enrolled as full time undergraduate or graduate students in an accredited college or university in the United States. Course work or research in an area related to the biology, ecology or management of aquatic plants in the Southeast is also required.

Applications must be received no later than June 1, 2017 and will be evaluated on the basis of relevant test scores (ACT, SAT, GRE, etc.), college grades, quality and relevance of course work or research, a proposed budget, information obtained from references, and other related considerations. Other factors being equal, preference will be given to applicants enrolled in Southeastern and South Carolina academic institutions. The successful applicant may be requested to present an oral report on research activities at the annual meeting of the Society. Application forms and additional information are available at www.scapms.org/scholarship.html. Note: All application information is to be submitted electronically.

Posted on February 19, 2017 in Scholarships, Grants & Awards

Rotary Global Grant: Earn 50K for Overseas Graduate Study

Juniors and Seniors! Please attend an upcoming information session to learn more about applying for a Rotary Ambassadorial Global Grant, which supports graduate studies overseas for graduating seniors and recent graduates. Recipients pursue degrees leading to  sustainable high-impact outcomes in one or more of the six Areas of Focus, which include Peace & Conflict Resolution, Disease Prevention & Treatment, Maternal & Child Health, Economic & Community Development, Basic Education & Literacy, and Water & Sanitation. This award is ideal for Juniors or Seniors planning a gap year as grants will fund study during the 2017-18 academic year.

The deadline to apply is April 15th. Contact Dr. Vander Zee (nationalawards@cofc.edu) for more information and read on for details on the date and location of the information session

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Rotary Foundation Global Grants support graduate studies overseas for graduating seniors and recent graduates. Graduate pursue degrees leading to  sustainable high-impact outcomes in one or more of the six Areas of Focus, which include Peace & Conflict Resolution, Disease Prevention & Treatment, Maternal & Child Health, Economic & Community Development, Basic Education & Literacy, and Water & Sanitation.

  • Eligibility: Junior, Senior, or recent graduate with plans to pursue overseas studies in one of six Areas of Focus. Open to international students as well as U.S. citizens.
  • Award: minimum of $30,000, maximum $50,000 for overseas graduate study.
  • Deadlines:
    • Internal: April 15
    • District: June 1
    • District Interviews: Late August
    • Note: April applicants would plan on graduate study beginning the fall after the current calendar year. This means that a graduating senior applicant would anticipate a gap year before the program begins if selected.
  • Notes: Although there is not official nomination process, the NCA office works closely with the local Rotary district to recruit applicants and process their applications internally before the district deadline.
  • More on the Areas of Focus and Attributes of Successful Grant Applications: Rotary Areas of Focus in Detail (note that only a portion of the linked site covers scholarships)
  • Download Rotary Application

Posted on February 6, 2017 in Scholarships, Grants & Awards

Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Scholarships

pkp_circleWhat: Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grants are designed to help support undergraduates as they seek knowledge and experience in their academic fields by studying abroad. Seventy-five $1,000 grants are awarded each year.

Who: Any CofC student with a GPA of 3.75+ whose study abroad program is between May 2017 and May 2018. More requirements can be found on the program website.

Deadline: Session A deadline is February 15, 2017 and Session B deadline is September 15, 2017

Posted on January 11, 2017 in Scholarships, Grants & Awards
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