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Funding for Graduate Studies [Jun. 28th, 2008|08:33 pm]
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Hi everyone!  I'm new to the community.  I just got into a Masters program in England and am looking for funding, but all fellowships and scholarships deadlines seem to have passed.  I am slightly desperate in my search because I wasn't offered any money from the school.  Its for a Masters in Human Rights program.  If anyone knows of any sources still accepting applications, it would be most appreciated.
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Association for Women in Computing Scholarship - Deadline 04/01/08 [Feb. 18th, 2008|09:03 pm]
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The Ann Arbor, MI Chapter of the Association for Women in Computing is accepting applications for our scholarship to be awarded for Fall Term 2008.


  • * Available to women students (full or part-time) participating in an institution accredited for higher education in the state of Michigan pursuing a career in a computer or technology-related field
  • Women pursuing certification to change their career or enhance their current career in a computer or technology-related field (e.g. PMP Certification, MS Professional certification, and Network Professional certification, among others).
  • US Citizenship / Permanent Residency are required.
  • Each applicant must submit essays to answer the following 3 questions (1 essay per question, 300-600 words per essay). To qualify for the 2008 scholarships, essays must be received by April 1, 2008
  1.  Describe your most fulfilling computer-related project or experience. Incoming freshman only, if you haven't done a computer-related school project, you may write about one you've completed on your own, for example, designing your own website or writing your own computer program.
  2.  What intrigued you most about your chosen course of study?
  3. How would you encourage other women to join this field?

Note: for candidates enrolled in an institution accredited for higher education a minimum of two semesters of course work should be remaining after receipt of the scholarship.

To download the application, go to: http://www.awc-aa.org/gala/scholarship.php
If you have questions about the application, email: students@awc-aa.org
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(no subject) [Jun. 19th, 2007|02:47 pm]
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Hi, am new to this c o m m u n i t y.

Am 25 years old, i think that qualifies me as an adult student. i finished HS in 2000 and i went to collage but i didn't finished it, mind heart and mind weren't in it. Now that am trying to go back to school am having difficulties obtaining my transcripts because of my history. so i want to know, if there are ways of applying as a freshman student without compromising my education. I also want to know if there is anyone out there who knows of a good resource to get scholarships or grants or loans from. I've googled already and i don't seem to find anything credible.
i want to get into the field of art theraphy.

If anyone knows of anything or has experienced the same thing, p l e a s e let us relate a l i t t l e.

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Funding in Science Education? [Apr. 3rd, 2007|01:36 pm]
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Is anyone aware of funding opportunities available for graduate students (PhD) looking to do research in science education (either in general or anything specifically relating to education in biological sciences and evolution)? I've applied to some long shots, but I'm finding little that is specific enough that I'd have a good shot at it.

Thanks for any leads/tips that you have to offer!

X-posted a few places, sorry if you see this more than once.
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Auschwitz Fellows Program: A Bridge to History [Feb. 14th, 2007|03:19 am]
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The AJC Institute's A Bridge to History program offers a unique opportunity for select college graduates and graduate students to learn first-hand about the rich, vibrant life of Jews in pre-War Poland, and develop projects and conduct programs on behalf of the Center. The intensive 6 week summer program includes a one week orientation in New York City and five weeks in Poland including travel to Krakow, Warsaw and Oswieicm among other places. This powerful program fosters personal growth and community activism as participants study the universal implications of the Holocaust.

Scholars receive a stipend and are compensated for all housing and related travel expenses.

Application deadline: March 15th, 2007

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Summer 2007 Critical Language Scholarships [Feb. 14th, 2007|03:12 am]
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The United States Department of State and the Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC) are pleased to announce the availability of scholarships for intensive overseas study in the critical need foreign languages of Arabic, Bangla/Bengali, Chinese, Hindi, Korean, Persian, Punjabi, Russian, Turkish, and Urdu for Summer 2007.

As part of the National Security Language Initiative (NSLI), a U.S. government interagency effort to expand dramatically the number of Americans studying and mastering critical need foreign languages, the Department of State Critical Language Scholarships will provide funding for U.S. citizen undergraduate, Master’s and Ph.D. students to participate in beginning, intermediate and/or advanced level summer language programs at American Overseas Research Centers and affiliated partners.


Beginning in Egypt, Jordan, and Tunisia
Intermediate in Jordan, Morocco, and Yemen
Advanced in Morocco and Yemen

Beginning and Intermediate in Bangladesh

Intermediate and Advanced in India

Intermediate in China and Hong Kong
Advanced in Hong Kong

Intermediate and Advanced in India

Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced in South Korea

Intermediate and Advanced in Tajikistan

Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced in India

Intermediate and Advanced in Russia

Beginning and Intermediate in Turkey

Intermediate and Advanced in India

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Summer Fellowship in Mongolia [Jan. 31st, 2007|09:59 am]
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The American Center for Mongolian Studies (ACMS) in conjunction with the Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC) and the US Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) is pleased to announce a second year of funding for the ACMS US-Mongolia Field Research Fellowship Program to support student field research in Mongolia in summer 2007.

The program will support approximately 3 students from US universities and 6 students from Mongolian universities to conduct field research in Mongolia between May and October 2007. Applicants must be either US or Mongolian citizens or permanent residents currently enrolled full-time in a university or college in the United States or Mongolia. Undergraduate applicants must have at least third year standing in their program, while graduate applicants can be at a masters or pre-dissertation doctoral level.

The student research work for the ACMS US-Mongolia Field Research Fellowship Program must be conducted under the supervision of a Research Sponsor who plans to be on site in Mongolia in summer 2007. No independent field research projects by students will be supported under this fellowship. The Research Sponsor should have previous experience conducting academic field research, and must agree to oversee the student’s research project in the field including a period of direct oversight. The field research project should last a minimum of 6 weeks, and be conducted in Mongolia between May and October 2007. Mongolian students are required to work with a Research Sponsor from a US-based institution, while US students may work with either US or Mongolia based Research Sponsors.

In their applications, students will be asked to describe how their participation in the project will support their educational and career goals, and how their project supports the development of US-Mongolian cooperation and the field of Mongolian Studies. Applicants are required to include a letter of support from their Research Sponsor, who will be responsible for overseeing the students’ research program. Additional information on the program, an Application Package, and the General Terms and Conditions of the awards, is available from the ACMS offices or the ACMS website at www.mongoliacenter.org/fellowship/terms.htm.

For US based students, the program will provide up to $2000 to cover travel expenses to and from Mongolia, and a $1000 stipend to cover in-country expenses in Mongolia. Mongolian based students will receive a $1000 stipend to cover expenses.

Research projects in any field, including humanities, sciences and social sciences are eligible. Final selection will be made by a selection committee, and the students selected will reflect a diversity of academic levels, fields of study, gender and other characteristics.

In conjunction with the student’s Researcher Sponsor, the ACMS offices in the US and Ulaanbaatar are available assist the students chosen for the program to prepare for their program in Mongolia by providing pre-departure information on Mongolia, helping with travel arrangements to and from Mongolia and within the country. The Research Sponsor for each project will be responsible for overseeing the students’ living arrangements and academic program during their time at the research site.

All participants will be required to submit a final report on their field experience that reflects on both their research program, and how the experience might impact their academic and career development. A poster presentation will be organized at the 2008 Association of Asian Studies annual meeting to allow participants an opportunity to report on their research experience.

Funding for the program is provided by the Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC) and the US State Department Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

If you have questions or need additional information, please contact the ACMS offices by email at info@mongoliacenter.org or through the contact information listed below.

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(no subject) [Jan. 31st, 2007|09:50 am]
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The Institute of Ecumenical Studies (Lviv, Ukraine) announces a new international fellowship in Ecumenical Studies for the 2007-2008 academic year.

The Ecumenical Studies Fellow will work to coordinate our new English language master’s degree in Ecumenical Studies by distance learning. The framework for the program has already been developed, but the fellow will work to improve and expand the program, to advertise it, and to grade work submitted by students.

In addition, the fellow will lecture one course (in English) each week for the Ukrainian students of the ecumenical studies program. She or he will proofread and edit materials in English on a regular basis, and may assist in translating ecumenical texts into English.

The benefits of the fellowship include: a stipend of $500 per month (enough to live on in Lviv), a desk and a computer with internet access at the Ukrainian Catholic University, and support for any individual research that the fellow wishes to undertake. The fellow will enjoy the vacations of the Ukrainian Catholic University.

Applicants should be fluent in English, with a background in theology and ecumenical studies. They should hold at least a bachelor’s degree by August 2007; current graduate students or those with a graduate degree may receive preference. Knowledge of French, Russian or Ukrainian would be useful, but is not required. This would be an excellent opportunity for students of ecumenical studies to learn more about the Eastern Christian churches, and to study their contributions to the ecumenical movement.

Applicants should submit a resume or c.v. and a cover letter explaining their interest in applying for the fellowship to Liza Anderson (liza@ucu.edu.ua) by March 31st, 2007. In their cover letter, applicants should state the qualifications that they would bring to the position, and what they hope to learn during their time in Ukraine.

You can find more information about the Institute of Ecumenical Studies on our website: http://www.ecumenicalstudies.org.ua/eng/ The Ukrainian Catholic University is a Greek Catholic University, but staff of the Institute of Ecumenical Studies come from several different Christian traditions.

Please direct any questions about the fellowship position to Liza Anderson at liza@ucu.edu.ua.
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Building Excellent Schools Fellowship [Jan. 2nd, 2007|11:13 am]
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Nothing is more important to the futures of urban children than education.


You can help.


Start a school with Building Excellent Schools.


Building Excellent Schools is a national non-profit organization committed to improving the academic achievement of students in the nation's urban centers.  Our flagship program is the Building Excellent Schools Fellowship, a full-time, comprehensive training program in general charter school leadership.  As a Fellow, you:


Take the Lead:  As a Fellow, you become the lead founder of a charter school project in your home territory.  You will take responsibility for leadership and be able to make the important decisions to create a great school, both before and after it opens.

Get the Training: Through approximately 100 intense training days in Boston and structured work in your home territory, we teach you the formula that works with needy urban children.  You will work within the formula to meet the particular needs of your students, but you can be sure that your school will be well-designed, highly structured, and strongly academically focused.

Get the Support: As a Fellow, your full time job is to design, build, and open your charter school.  We pay you a professional level stipend of $80,000, help you bring the right people on board, and through our Follow-On Services, support you through your school's opening and beyond.


You know you can give meaning to the lives of countless children.  If you take this opportunity and join the Building Excellent Schools Fellowship, you will create lasting impact not only in your life and the lives of your students, but in our country as a whole. 


To access our online application and learn more about Building Excellent Schools and the Fellowship, please visit our website at www.buildingexcellentschools.org or call 617-227-4545. 


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Lists kicking about? [Dec. 24th, 2006|07:53 pm]
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[mood |hopefulhopeful]

As I'm at my parent's house celebrating the holidays (and definitley not doing enough work) I've decided to go on another scholarship/fellowship/grant search to dig up a bit of free money for my PhD. This will also help stave off the inevitable 3 month wait to find out if I got in, for even if I didn't, winning a few of these suckers will help me get in next time.

So-- does anyone have any favorite sites or listings of these types of things?

I'll go first: I found an amazing site (http://www.lib.msu.edu/harris23/grants/3gradinf.htm) that has a list of postgraduate fellowships, scholarships and loans available. www.fastweb.com is alright as well, though can be annoying, as I'm sure you all know by now.

Any other sugestions?

(Cross-posted in applyingtograd)
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