This newsletter contains information about the following opportunities:
7) Kenneth R.R. Gros Louis Scholarship
The College of Arts and Sciences annual Senior Scholarship competition is now open! Current, full-time third-year students can apply for a variety of merit-based scholarships for their senior year. Award amounts and eligibility requirements vary widely for the approximately 20 named scholarships that the College awards annually through this competition. By completing one application, students are considered for all scholarships for which they qualify. Note: Some awards are restricted to academically meritorious students who have financial need.
To be eligible for this competition, applicants must:
§ have current full-time status at IUB or in an IU administered/IU co-sponsored overseas study program
§ be eligible to graduate in May or August 2014
§ enroll as a full-time student for both semesters of the 2013-2014 academic year at IUB or in an IU administered/ IU co-sponsored overseas study program
§ demonstrate high academic merit, including a minimum College GPA of 3.700
Complete information and application forms can be downloaded from the Senior Scholarship Competition page on the College website. Contact the Undergraduate Academic Affairs Office at 855-1647 or firstname.lastname@example.org with questions. For consideration, all materials must be received in the Undergraduate Academic Affairs Office (Kirkwood Hall 012) by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, March 1, 2013.
The College of Arts and Sciences announces the 2013 competition for the Palmer-Brandon Prize in the Humanities. The Palmer-Brandon Prize is funded by a gift made to the College of Arts and Sciences in the 1980s. This year we will again make up to 2 awards of $20,000 each. The prizes are deposited to the winners’ bursar accounts and are taxable.
Select departments in the humanities are invited to nominate their best student(s) for this competition (See College’s Scholarship and Awards webpage for complete list). Students may not apply directly for this competition. The prize is based on merit, without regard to financial need.
To be eligible for the Palmer-Brandon Prize in the Humanities, applicants must:
§ be pursuing a BA or BFA degree in the College of Arts and Sciences
§ be a current third-year student with junior standing, planning to graduate in May or August 2014
§ have current full-time status at IUB or an IU administered/IU co-sponsored overseas study program
§ enroll as a full-time student (min. 12 credit hours) for both semesters of 2013-2014 at IUB or in an IU-administered/IU co-sponsored program
§ demonstrate high academic merit, including a minimum College GPA of 3.750 (In the past recipients of this prize have had College GPAs of 3.9 and higher.)
§ be available, if selected as a finalist, for an interview during normal business hours on Thursday, March 21, 2013
Application materials are available from Directors of Undergraduate Studies in humanities departments.
Additional information is available on the Palmer-Brandon Prize in the Humanities page on the College website. Contact the Undergraduate Academic Affairs Office at 855-1647 or email@example.com with questions. For consideration, all materials must be received in the Undergraduate Academic Affairs Office (Kirkwood Hall 012) by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, March 1, 2013.
The College of Arts and Sciences and the Campus Writing Program are currently soliciting submissions for the annual Intensive Writing (IW) Essay Prize for students enrolled in IW courses during the 2012-2013 academic year. Each submission will be evaluated for excellence in argument and exposition and up to two winning essays (one essay longer than 10 pages and one essay shorter than 10 pages) will be selected for prizes of $150 in each of the following areas:
Arts and Humanities
Social and Historical Studies
Natural and Mathematical Sciences
Deadline for submission: 4:00 p.m. on Friday, March 1, 2013
Additional information and submission procedures can be found on the CITL website or the College of Arts and Sciences
Scholarships and Administrative Internship - For Jewish Studies Major, Certificate, and Hebrew Minor Students for the 2013-2014 academic year
Application Deadline: Friday, March 1, 2013
§ Robert A. and Sandra S. Borns Scholarships & Robert A. and Sandra S. Borns Merit Scholarships
§ Irving Katz Scholarship - preference may be given to students studying Jewish history
§ Henry Fischel, Ph.D., Scholarship - for incoming juniors and seniors who will study in Israel on an approved overseas study program or volunteer in an organized nonprofit program during the 2013-2014 year
§ The Percy Family Scholarship
§ Sandra and Stanley Trackman Scholarship
§ Edward M. Dayan Scholarship - preference given to a student planning to teach Hebrew or Jewish Studies
§ Robert A. and Sandra S. Borns Administrative Internship in Jewish Studies - Intern will serve a professional apprenticeship with Dr. Carolyn Upson-Walker, Assistant Director, to assist with recruiting students, alumni relations, and career support for current students, as well as clerical duties, data entry, mailings, and miscellaneous projects for the Jewish Studies staff. Applicants must be in residence at Indiana University Bloomington for both the fall 2013 and spring 2014 semesters. Intern will work an average of 10-12 hours/week (with maximum wages of $3,000). Jewish Studies students interested in a career in communal service are encouraged to apply. Excellent career experience. Non-resident aliens need appropriate work authorization.
§ Students with minimum GPA of 3.200 who are either majoring in Jewish Studies or pursuing the Jewish Studies certificate or Jewish Studies minor in Hebrew. Students with significant financial need and a minimum GPA of 3.000 or higher may also apply. Students graduating in December 2013 will be eligible for fall 2013 funding only.
§ Recipients must be full-time students and maintain a minimum of a 3.000 GPA during the funding period.
§ Students may use scholarship funding toward overseas study programs that allow them to continue normal academic progress toward graduation or to pursue full-time, unpaid Jewish Studies-related internships away from IUB in the fall or spring when registered for ASCS-W 499 or ASCS-Q 398.
For additional information and application materials visit: http://www.indiana.edu/~jsp/undergraduates/funding.shtml
These scholarships are a gift from Candice and Larry Reuben in memory of parents Sara and Albert Reuben who were committed to the advancement of learning and research about this crucial dimension of modern history.
Two scholarships, one up to $3,000 & one up to $10,000, for the 2013-2014 academic year. Funds may be used to:
§ attend Holocaust-related conferences
§ do research in archives and libraries
§ subsidize a Holocaust-related internship
§ engage in research and to support honors theses master’s theses or a dissertation, and other academic initiatives related to the Holocaust.
§ All IUB Indiana University Bloomington undergraduate and graduate students eligible
§ Students must be enrolled at IUB the spring 2013 semester (semester of application) and continue as full-time students during the Fall 2013 and/or 2013-2014 academic year.
Funds can only be awarded in the fall and/or spring when the recipient is a full-time student. Recipients will be notified in early April, 2013 and will be recognized at the annual Jewish Studies Program Student-Faculty Dinner on Sunday, April 14, 2013.
Application: Current undergraduate Jewish Studies majors, certificate and Hebrew minor students go to “Scholarships & Internships for Continuing Jewish Studies Students" for instructions and forms to apply. All other undergraduate students see "Sara & Albert Reuben Scholarships to Support Study of the Holocaust".
Deadline: Friday, March 1, 2013
6) Indiana University Alumni Association Scholars
The Indiana University Alumni Association will award thirty-three $1,000 scholarships in 2013 to full-time undergraduate students who are the sons and daughters of IU Alumni Association members.
Two scholarships will be designated for qualifying students from each of IU's eight campuses. The remainder will be awarded to students on an at-large basis. Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of financial need and academic achievement as determined by the Office of Student Enrollment Services. Financial need will be determined from the information provided by the student and his or her parent(s) on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. You may complete the FAFSA online or paper applications may be obtained the Office of Student Financial Assistance. Preference will be given to students who have not received a scholarship in prior years.
Application is available at: http://iuaa.imodules.com/s/1377/index.aspx?sid=1377&gid=2&pgid=333&cid=937
Application deadline: March 29, 2013
7) Kenneth R. R. Gros Louis Scholarship
This scholarship is for IUB juniors with a 3.7 GPA who will be in their senior year at IUB during the 2013-2014 academic year. Completed applications and 3 letters of reference should be submitted to the Office of the Dean of Students (Indiana Memorial Union, M-088) by 5:00 p.m. on April 25, 2013. Applications and complete instructions are available at: http://studentaffairs.iub.edu/parents/scholarships/. Questions should be addressed to Suzanne J. Phillips, Assistant Dean of Students: Telephone: 812.856.1626; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Service-Learning Program at Indiana University, Bloomington is accepting applications for scholarships to fund IUB students who are participating in service-learning courses that take students outside of Indiana or outside of the United States. There are 5 scholarships worth $250 each to fund students doing service-learning projects domestically and 5 scholarships worth $500 each to fund students doing service-learning projects internationally.
To be eligible, students must be enrolled at the time of the scholarship award in a credit-bearing service-learning course offered through IUB. The application deadline is rolling until all 10 scholarships are awarded for the year.
Applications must include a letter of recommendation and proof of enrollment in the service-learning class. Please direct questions about the scholarship and application procedures to Andrew Libby, Community Engagement Coordinator, Service-Learning Program, .
9) The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago Academic Scholarship Program
Educational scholarship funds from the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago are available for college and graduate students for the 2013-2014 academic year. Approximately $500,000 is available for Jewish students who are identified as having promise for significant contributions in their chosen careers, and are in need of financial assistance for full-time academic programs primarily in the helping professions.
Eligibility: Academic requirements include:
§ Graduate-level enrollment in a “helping profession” program, such as medicine, human services, the rabbinate, or Jewish communal service;
§ Or vocational or undergraduate training in helping sectors requiring no post-graduate education for employment, such as education or nursing;
§ Or mathematics and engineering, or other sciences;
§ Or performing/fine arts;
Legal domicile in the greater Chicago metropolitan area, or in some cases, Cook County or Northwest Indiana. Refugees or asylees are encouraged to apply,
as citizenship is not a prerequisite. To apply, go to www.jvschicago.org/training-education/scholarship-services. For additional information or questions,
contact the JVS Scholarship Coordinator at (312) 673-3444 or via e-mail email@example.com.
Application deadline: February 15, 2013