Thursday, December 19, 2013

College of Arts and Sciences Opportunities Newsletter - December 19

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. Applications for Spring 2014 are currently being accepted.


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
  • Have completed CASE English Composition and Mathematical Modeling requirements and have begun CASE Foreign Language requirement
  • 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.

The Beinecke Scholarship

Beinecke Scholars receive $4,000 immediately prior to entering graduate school and an additional $30,000 while attending graduate school. There are no geographic restrictions on the use of the scholarship, and recipients are allowed to supplement the award with other scholarships, assistantships and research grants. Scholars are encouraged to begin graduated study as soon as possible following graduation from college, and must utilize all of the funding within five years of completion of undergraduate studies. To be eligible to receive a Beinecke Scholarship, a student must be a college junior, a citizen of the United States and have a documented history of receiving need-based financial aid during his or her undergraduate years.


Key Eligibility Requirements:

  • Demonstrated superior standards of intellectual ability, scholastic achievement and personal promise during his or her undergraduate career.
  • Be a college junior pursuing a bachelor's degree during the 2013-2014 academic year. "Junior" means a student who plans to continue full-time undergraduate study and who expects to receive a baccalaureate degree between December 2014 and August 2015.
  • Plan to enter a master's or doctoral program in the arts, humanities or social sciences. Students in the social sciences who plan to pursue graduate study in neuroscience should not apply for a Beinecke Scholarship.
  • Be a United States citizen or a United States national from American Samoa or the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.
  • Documented history of receiving need-based financial aid during his or her undergraduate years.

IU Deadline: January 17, 2014   (Note: applicants must be nominated by IU; applications must be submitted to Elaine Hehner, Hutton Honors College, Indiana University, 811 E. 7th Street, Bloomington, IN 47405 by January 17, 2014).

General information:


DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellowship

Applications are now being accepted from senior undergraduates for the prestigious Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship. This program provides up to 4 years of financial support for students pursuing doctoral degrees in fields of study that utilize high-performance computing to solve complex problems in science and engineering.



§  $36,000 yearly stipend

§  Payment of full tuition and required fees

§  Annual program review

§  $5,000 academic allowance in first year

§  $1,000 academic allowance renewed each year

§  12-week research practicum

§  Renewable up to 4 years


Applications deadline: January 7, 2014.  For more information and to access the online application, visit: