Archive forApril, 2012

FULBRIGHT US STUDENT GRANT PROGRAM – Information Session Monday, April 30 at 4:30 pm in Axinn 229.  Are you a member of the class of 2013 (or 2014 but plan to be away next spring), and considering conducting research, assistant-teaching in English, or studying abroad after graduation?   You could be one of more than […]

The Mitchell Scholars Program offers a nationally competitive scholarship sponsored by the US-Ireland Alliance. The Mitchell Scholars Program, named to honor former US Senator George Mitchell’s pivotal contribution to the Northern Ireland peace process, is designed to introduce and connect generations of future American leaders to the island of Ireland, while recognizing and fostering intellectual […]

A unique post-graduate opportunity for students to know about once they are clear about their graduate school plans: The Center for Global Food Security at Purdue University (http://www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/food) is kicking off the Borlaug Fellowship program, which aims to provide financial support to US graduate students studying in US universities to carry out research in a […]

Glamour’s Top Ten College Women Scholarship Competition is back in action for 2012! The contest, now in its 56th year, annually recognizes ten of the most accomplished college juniors from across the U.S. and Canada. All ten winners receive $3,000 and a trip to New York, and are featured  in the May issue of Glamour, […]

An April 30 deadline for Frugal Dad’s $5,000 Undergraduate Scholarship is fast approaching.  Frugaldad.com offers a $5,000 merit-based scholarship twice a year.  This opportunity is available to all types of students in all majors, and is an excellent way for students to win and secure financial aid.   Selection will be based on academic history, extracurricular […]

The James “Rhio” O’Connor Memorial Scholarship Essay Contest is still taking applications and has added a second essay choice.  Over $10,000 is still available to winners of the essay contest. Undergraduate and graduate students at colleges and universities in the United States are invited to honor James “Rhio” O’Connor’s spirit of self-determination and intellectual curiosity […]

A new post-graduate fellowship has just become available that might be of interest to students: the Math Pioneers Fellowship. It was founded by a former Posse Scholar from another institution and is run by the MATCH School in Boston.  Math Pioneers  provides funding to tutor high school algebra and geometry -  but applicants do not […]

Middlebury alum Dena Simmons ’05 was recently featured by Makers,a dynamic digital platform showcasing hundreds of compelling stories or trailblazing women of today and tomorrow. It’s a  wonderful story about the development of Dena’s professional focus— and a great example of the power of pursuing your passions and the ways that post-graduate path begins to […]