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Udall Applications Now Open!

The Udall Foundation awards scholarships to college sophomores and juniors for leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to Native American nations or to the environment.

The Udall Scholarship provides access to the Udall Alumni Network: an association of change-makers, working in Indian country and environmental fields, sharing innovative ideas, professional advice, and job and internship opportunities; five days in Tucson, Arizona, at Scholar Orientation: extending your professional network, meeting other scholars and alumni, and learning new skills; and up to $7,000 for eligible academic expenses.

For more information about the Udall Scholarship and to view a sample application, visit their website.

Applications are due March 5, 2020.

Questions or application help? Contact the Office of Nationally Competitive awards, nationalawards@cofc.edu.

Posted on January 22, 2020 in Scholarships, Grants & Awards

Rotary Global Grants

Discover more about this funding opportunity from the Office of National Awards at a workshop specifically about Rotary.

Global grants support large international activities with sustainable, measurable outcomes in Rotary’s areas of focus by working together to respond to real community needs, clubs and districts strengthen their global partnerships. Global grants can fund humanitarian projects, scholarships for graduate-level academic studies, and vocational training teams, which are groups of professionals who travel abroad either to teach local professionals about their field or to learn more about it themselves. The minimum budget for a global grant project is $30,000. The Foundation’s World Fund provides a minimum of $15,000 and maximum of $400,000.

Who: Students interested in funding opportunities. Note: Students applying must be members of their local Rotary Club, which is an organization that encourages and fosters the ideal of service in personal, business, and community life. Students who wish to join can contact the local Charleston group here.

When: February 6, 2020 from 5-6:30pm

Where: Berry Residence Hall classroom, Room 104

The application is now live and available here. Questions or application help? Contact the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards, nationalawards@cofc.edu.

Posted on January 22, 2020 in Scholarships, Grants & Awards

Figuring Out Fulbright: Where to Begin?

What are your post-graduation plans? Interested in travel? Want to teach English, study at a university abroad, or complete a creative project? Get to know the Fulbright Scholars program and the different opportunities available! The Office of Nationally Competitive Awards will be holding a general information session for students interested in Fulbright.

Who: Current juniors interested in the Fulbright Scholars program and/or studying or teaching abroad after graduation

What: Introduction to the Fulbright Scholars program, types of grants, countries of interest, and application requirements

Where: Maybank 115 When: January 23rd, 5-6:30 pm

Questions? Contact the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards, nationalawards@cofc.edu.

Posted on January 15, 2020 in Announcements & Events, Scholarships, Grants & Awards, Study Abroad

What’s Your Award? Let’s Find Out!

The Office of Nationally Competitive Awards will be holding a general information session for students to get to know our office and the award opportunities that range disciplines, class years, and countries.
Who: Everyone—Undergraduates and graduates alike!
What: Introduction to the NCA office and available awards and information on how we can help you find the right award for you.
Where: Maybank 115
When: January 16th, 5-6:30 pm
Questions? Contact the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards, nationalawards@cofc.edu.

Posted on January 9, 2020 in Announcements & Events, Scholarships, Grants & Awards

National Awards Workshops are starting soon!

Interested in applying for a national award? Want to travel abroad? Want to find funding for your experiences? Need help getting started?

Join the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards for our spring series of workshops! The workshops will cover a wide range of topics to help you find an award that matches your goals and to create a strong application.

Jan. 16: General Info Session—get to know the different awards and the NCA office!
Jan. 23: Fulbright Info Session
Feb. 13: Statement of Purpose Workshop
Feb. 20: Personal Statement Workshop
Mar. 12: Awards in the Humanities
Apr. 2: Awards in the Sciences
Apr. 9: Fulbright Workshop

All workshops will be held in Maybank 115 from 5-6:30 pm. Questions? Contact the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards, nationalawards@cofc.edu.

Posted on January 9, 2020 in Announcements & Events, Scholarships, Grants & Awards

Student Opportunity Center (SOC)

CofC Honors has recently adopted a resource that connects you to over 10,000 conferences, journals, research, and funding opportunities from all over the world. It is free, easy to use, and flexible to your interests. Please take 30 seconds to check it out and discover opportunities to make yourself stand out from the crowd!

Check your emails (and spam folders) for an invitation to join the network. This short video provides more information on how to navigate the new system.

If you have lost the activation email, never received it, or it ended in your spam folder, click here to get a new one.

Posted on November 26, 2019 in Internships & Jobs, Research, Scholarships, Grants & Awards

The 2020 Fulbright Summer Institute application is now open!

The Fulbright UK Summer Institutes are three-to-four week programs for US undergraduate students. Participants can explore the culture, heritage, and history of the UK while experiencing higher education at a UK university. The Institute costs covered by the Fulbright Commission and its partner institutions include return US-UK airfare, tuition and fees at the host institution, and accommodation. There are multiple institutions to choose from, including University of Sussex, Queens University Belfast, and the Glasgow School of Art, among others.

Current freshmen and sophomores or students who will have at least two years of undergraduate study remaining after the Summer Institute are eligible to apply. The Summer Institute seeks students who have little to no experience traveling outside of the U.S. or North America. Students must have a 3.7 GPA to be eligible for this award.

Applications close in February. For more information, visit the program’s webpage.

Questions or application help? Contact the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards, nationalawards@cofc.edu.

Posted on November 19, 2019 in Scholarships, Grants & Awards

Ernest F. Hollings NOAA Undergraduate Scholarship

Who: Current sophomores majoring in and conducting research in oceanic, environmental, biological, and atmospheric sciences, including geography, physics, hydrology, and geomatics, are invited to apply.

What: The Hollings Scholarship Program provides successful undergraduate applicants with awards that include academic assistance (up to $9,500 per year) for two years of full-time study and a 10-week, full-time paid ($700/week) internship at a NationalOceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) facility during the summer.  The internship provides scholars with hands-on, practical experience in NOAA related science, research, technology, policy, management, and educational activities. Awards also include travel funds to attend a mandatory NOAA Scholarship Program orientation and the annual Science & Education Symposium, scientific conferences where students present their research, and a housing subsidy for scholars who do not reside at home during the summer internship.

To Apply: Apply using the online application. Applications are due by Friday, January 21, 2020 at 11:59 pm EST.

Questions or application help? Contact the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards at nationalawards@cofc.edu.

Posted on November 5, 2019 in Scholarships, Grants & Awards

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