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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

Phi Kappa Phi Literacy Grants

What: As part of Phi Kappa Phi’s mission “to engage the community of scholars in service to others,” grants of up to $2,500 are available to champion literacy initiatives.

Deadline: Applications are due April 1, 2017

To Apply: Visit the CofC chapter’s website here.

Posted on February 15, 2017 in Scholarships, Grants & Awards

Phi Kappa Phi Love of Learning Grants

What: Love of Learning Awards help fund post-baccalaureate professional development opportunities including graduate or professional studies, doctoral dissertations, continuing education, and travel related to teaching/ research/learning, etc.

Deadline: Applications due April 1st, 2017

To Apply: Visit the CofC chapter’s website here.

Posted on February 15, 2017 in Scholarships, Grants & Awards

Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Fellowship

pkp_circleWhat: The CofC Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all discipline honor society, is now accepting applications from its members in good standing for the nationally competitive Phi Kappa Phi graduate fellowship awards. These awards are to support exceptional students in the first year of graduate study.
Deadline: April 1st at Noon
Application Packet: Can be found here and submitted to phikappaphi@cofc.edu, please use “PKP Fellowship Application” as the subject line of the submission.
*Each chapter of Phi Kappa Phi can submit one application for consideration in the national competition.

Posted on February 15, 2017 in Scholarships, Grants & Awards

Phi Kappa Phi Undergraduate Research and Creative Works Award

pkp_circleWhat: The CofC Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi is now accepting applications for the annual Phi Kappa Phi Undergraduate Research and Creative Works Award from CofC undergraduates who will graduate in May of 2017. The award recipient will be recognized at an awards ceremony in the spring of 2017 and receive a check for $250.
Deadline/Application: Should be submitted to phikappaphi@cofc.edu before the close of business on Saturday, April 1st, 2017. Please put “PKP URCW Award Application” in the subject line of the submission. Application information can be found here.
*Membership in Phi Kappa Phi is not required in order to be eligible for this award.

 

Posted on February 15, 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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