Monday, September 16, 2013

College of Arts and Sciences Opportunities Newsletter - September 16

This newsletter contains information about the following opportunities:


Jane Bosart College Emergency Scholarship

This scholarship was created to provide financial assistance to undergraduate students in the College who encounter a significant financial hardship as they approach graduation that may affect their ability to complete their degree. Applications are reviewed and awards are made on a rolling basis.


Eligibility criteria:

  • Indiana resident with a documented financial hardship
  • Current full-time status at IUB or in an IU-administered or IU co-sponsored overseas study program
  • Minimum College GPA of 2.750 at the time of application and be in good academic standing
  • Be eligible to graduate within three semesters of receiving an award
  • Have consulted with Student Central on Union regarding other financial options


Information and application forms are available at: Questions? Contact the Undergraduate Academic Affairs Office, Owen Hall 102/104, 855-1647


Spokeo Connections Scholarship

Submit an original essay to apply for a one-time scholarship of $1,000 from this organization. Eligibility: full-time student with a GPA of 3.0 or above; and must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.  For more details and how to apply visit


Spring 2014 Submissions Due:  November 20th, 2013 11:59 p.m.                         


Fall 2014 Submissions Due:  July 1st, 2014 11:59 p.m.


Conference Funding:  Up to $500 for Jewish Studies Major, Certificate, and Hebrew Minor Students

The Robert A. and Sandra S. Borns Jewish Studies Program announces conference funding for Jewish Studies major, certificate, and Hebrew minor students for the 2013-14 year. Funding of up to $500 is available to defray the costs associated with attending conferences or extracurricular professional development programs related to Jewish Studies. Students are eligible for one conference funding award per academic year. Funds are limited. Applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis.


To Apply: No later than one month before the funds are needed and preferably earlier, submit to Jewish Studies Program (Goodbody Hall 326, 855-0453) or email to

1)      one page statement describing the conference/program and explaining how it will contribute

to the applicant’s Jewish Studies education and/or Jewish Studies career objectives;

2)      reference from a Jewish Studies faculty member (can be sent separately);

3)      budget, explaining what the funds will be used for


2014 Malmberg Scholarship for Study in Sweden

This scholarship is to provide financial assistance to a U.S. resident whose work would be enhanced by study and/or research in Sweden for up to one year. The scholarship is granted for studies pertaining to the applicant’s primary area of interest, with attention to Swedish America and/or the relationship between Sweden and the United States. The project schedule must fall between the dates of June 1, 2014, and August 31, 2015. Project duration depends on the individual proposal (see application). Scholarships are usually granted for a full academic year term (nine months), but can also be awarded shorter periods. Before applying, the applicant must establish contact with a Swedish university or other educational or research institution(s) or organization(s). A letter of invitation or affiliation from the Swedish institution/organization must accompany the application. The award is contingent upon acceptance to the program on which the applicant has based their application.


September 1: Applications accepted

November 15: Application Forms deadline


Questions? American Swedish Institute: T 612-871-4907 |


College of Arts and Sciences Part-time Employment Opportunity

The College Office of Undergraduate Academic Affairs is looking for one or two highly motivated, reliable, and mature student workers to work 10-12 hours per week between the hours of 8am-12pm and 1pm-4pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays. We are looking for dependable, flexible students with the ability to maintain confidentiality of records and who are detail oriented. Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Adobe Suite is preferred. Primary duties consist of:  filing, data entry, preparing computer work, copying, sorting mail, running errands, and miscellaneous tasks. This is not a work-study position. For consideration, please submit your résumé and cover letter directly to Ms. Kristin McCormick, Owen Hall 104.