Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Award Spotlight: Stella Blum Research Grant

(To find scholarships, awards, or grants, join national or student organizations in your area or discipline – many of them offer scholarships for members!)

Sponsoring Agency: Costume Society of America

Description: For members of the Costume Society of America with research projects in the field of North American Costume

Amount of scholarship: $ 3,000

Deadline: 1st May

Requirements / eligibility:

Host Institution: Unrestricted/ other
For study in: Unrestricted/ Worldwide
Grade Level: Undergraduate
Field of study: Unrestricted/ Worldwide

Contact Information:
Costume Society of America
55 Edgewater Drive, PO Box 73
Earleville, MD 21919
United States

Contact Name/Title: Ms. Kaye K. Boyer, Manager

Phone: 1-800-CSA-9447

Fax: 410-275-8936

URL: http://www.costumesocietyamerica.com/awards.htm

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Fellowship Spotlight: The SOM Prize and Travel Fellowship for Architecture, Design and Urban Design

Sponsoring Agency: Skidmore, Owings and Merrill Foundation

Description: The SOM Prize in architecture, design and urban design is a $50,000 research and travel fellowship that enables one outstanding student to do in-depth research, collaborate with other designers, and pursue independent study outside the realm of established patterns. In addition to the grand SOM Prize, the Foundation also awards a $20,000 travel fellowship to the second strongest candidate.

Amount of scholarship: $50,000 Top Prize; $20,000 Travel fellowship

  • Intent to apply: April 19, 2010
  • Portfolio submissions: July 19, 2010
  • Winners announced : August 6, 2010

Requirements / eligibility:

  • Candidates must have graduated or be graduating between July 1, 2009 and June 30, 2010 with a bachelor’s or master’s degree from an accredited U.S. school of architecture, urban design or design. Attendance at a U.S. school and graduation a must; U.S. citizenship not required.
  • Candidates should be academically accomplished, demonstrate the highest design aspirations, and intend to enter the professional practice of architecture, design or urban design.

Contact Information:
Skidmore, Owings and Merrill Foundation
224 South Michigan Ave, Suite 1000
Chicago, IL 60604
United States

Contact Name/ Title: Lisa Westerfield, Administrative Director

Phone: 312.427.4202

Fax: 312-360-4545
URL: http://www.somfoundation.som.com/content.cfm/foundation_home

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Scholarship Spotlight: United Agribusiness League Scholarship Program

Sponsoring Agency: United Agribusiness League

Description: Scholarship for use in any year; not renewable.

Amount of scholarship: up to $25,000

Deadline: March 31, 2010

Requirements / eligibility:
  • Applicants must be affiliated with UAL or UABT, either through a member or an employee of a member
  • This scholarship is open to any major of study
  • Must be presently enrolled anytime during the 2010/2011 scholastic year at an accredited college or university
  • A minimum 2.5 GPA is required to be eligible for a scholarship
  • Three letters of recommendation: one from a teacher, one from an employer and one from a volunteer organization (If you do not work or volunteer, substitute 2 teacher letters)
  • A two-page essay is required; typewritten and double-spaced with a one-page bibliography. The topic for the 2010 essay can be found in the "Scholarship Checklist" section
  • A one-page typed resume of any work, educational, community or extracurricular activities.

Contact Information:
UAL/UABT Scholarship Program
United Agribusiness League
54 Corporate Park
Irvine, CA 92606-5105
United States

Phone: 800.223.4590

Fax: (949) 975-1671

URL: http://ual.org/scholarship.html

Please contact the Scholarship Coordinator at (800) 223-4590 or by e-mail: scholarship@ual.org.

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Scholarship Spotlight: AU-SU Dual Degree Program Scholarship Grant

Sponsoring Agency: Canada Student Services Corporation

Description: CSSC is proud to provide full and part scholarships for students wishing to enroll in the joint international business administration program offered by Canada's Athabasca University and China's Soochow University.

Amount of scholarship: $2,100-$4,200

Deadline: Submit application prior to start of each semester

Requirements / eligibility:
  • For study in Asia
  • Grade level: undergraduate
  • For study in Asia, China
  • Field of study: Business Management/ Finance
Contact Information:
110-6545 Bonsor Avenue
Burnaby, BC V5H1H3

Contact Name/ Title:
Ken Hoang- Program Coordinator

Phone: 604-438-7538
Fax: 604-438-6717
URL: http://bit.ly/aQjZBa

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Scholarship Spotlight: The Siam Cement Group Foundation

Scholarship: The Siam Cement Group Foundation

Program: Master of Arts Program in International Development Studies (MAIDS) at Chulalongkorn University for the upcoming 2010-2011 academic year.

Amount of scholarship: 2 Full scholarships

Deadline: Deadline: March 31, 2010

Scholarships are open to government workers, non-profit sector employees, students and other individuals with a background in development from each of the following Southeast Asian countries:
  • Thailand
  • Indonesia

Additional information:

M.A. in International Development Studies
Faculty of Political Science,
Chulalongkorn University
Henry-Dunant Road, Pathumwan
Bangkok 10330 , Thailand
Tel: (+66) 2-218-7313
Fax: (+66) 2-252-6277
E-mail: maids@chula.ac.th

Saturday, March 6, 2010

Scholarship Spotlight: Richard Gilder Graduate School at the American Museum of Natural History

Scholarship: Lerner-Gray Fund for Marine Research Application

Amount of scholarship: from $ 250 to $ 2,500

Deadline: March 15, 2010

Requirements / eligibility:
  • Support is limited to projects dealing with systematic, evolution, ecology, and field-oriented behavioral studies of marine animals. Awards are not made to support research in botany and biochemistry
  • Two letters of recommendation using forms downloaded from the website
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Budget
  • Project Description and literature cited page
  • Completion of online information

Application Guidelines:

  • Complete online information and this form.
  • Applicants are allowed a maximum of two awards in different years (not consecutive).

Applications lacking any information requested will not be reviewed.

Additional Information:

Note that you may have a tax liability on this award if you are not a US Citizen and if your
work will take place in the USA. If you are a US Citizen there is no tax. If you are a foreign
national and your work will NOT take place in the USA, there is no tax.

Applications are only accepted online: https://myrggs.amnh.org/Applicant/ApplyOnline_Login.aspx

Questions, e-mail: