FREE Practice GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT, DAT, OAT, and PCAT

Option 1: On-Campus @ UVMSunday, October 21st (GRE, MCAT (on computer), LSAT)
OR

Option 2: Anywhere! Live Online Classroom Environment. Find the perfect date and time.

Kaplan is holding a FREE Practice Test for the [GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT, DAT, OAT, or PCAT].  This semester we’re making the event more convenient than ever with two great options.  Our on-site, campus events at UVM are taking place on Sunday, October 21st, beginning at 11am.

Would you rather take the test from home, the library, a coffee shop, or even an open computer lab on campus? Then take your practice test live and online in our Classroom Anywhere <http://www.kaptest.com/anywhere>  environment, available from anywhere you have internet access.

To register for these free events, fill out the following web form:http://bit.ly/middleburyfreepracticefall2012  Once registered, you will receive confirmation and further information.

Middlebury students are invited to take part in the student competition Challenge your Perspectives. It is an opportunity to compete for a full tuition waiver for a Master’s program at a prestigious Swedish university, worth 98,000US.

The competition Challenge Your Perspectives is your chance to show your skills within a number of areas that distinguish Sweden.

Apply today to compete for a full tuition waiver for an English-taught Master’s program at a prestigious Swedish university – starting fall 2013

Deadline: Complete and submit all documents by midnight Nov. 4, 2012

Prizes:Three full tuition waivers for an English-taught Master’s degree at one of the following three top ranked Swedish universities:

The International Master’s Program in Political Science at Stockholm University

The Master’s Program in Environmental Management and Policy at Lund University

The Master’s Program in Economics at Uppsala University

Questions?
If you have any questions please take a look at the FAQ page. If you have additional questions send an email at challengeyourperspectives@studentcompetitions.com

Contact:
Web: http://www.challengeyourperspectives.com/
Email: challengeyourperspectives@studentcompetitions.com

 

The Truman Scholarship awards scholarships for students to attend graduate school in preparation for careers in government or elsewhere in public service. Each new Truman Scholar receives up to $30,000 for graduate study. Scholars also receive priority admission and supplemental financial aid at some premier graduate institutions, leadership training, career and graduate school counseling, and special internship opportunities within the federal government. Recipients must be U.S. citizens, have outstanding leadership potential and communication skills, be in the top quarter of their class, and be committed to careers in government or the non-profit sector. Students are selected on the basis of their academic and leadership accomplishments and their likelihood of becoming public service leaders. This scholarship requires Middlebury nomination and is open to students in their junior year.

This Information Session will provide an overview of the Truman Scholarship, its eligibility and application criteria, and the nomination process. The preliminary application deadline for Middlebury juniors wishing to be nominated is Monday, October 31. See the Middlebury Fellowships website for more details: http://www.middlebury.edu/studentlife/eia/fellowships/db/truman. For more information contact Amy McGlashan, Fellowships Advisor, agibansm@middlebury.edu or x5103.

For seniors intending to apply for the 2013-14 grant year, and any other interested students.  The Information session will provide an overview of the opportunities available through the Fulbright US Student Grant program, application criteria and timeline, and grant application advice and guidance.  For more information contact Amy McGlashan, Fulbright Advisor, x5103 or agibansm@middlebury.edu.

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 1,600 US students – and approximately 8-10 Middlebury graduates – who receive a Fulbright US Student Grant each year to go overseas post-graduation. The US Student Fulbright Program operates in in more than 150 countries worldwide and awards grants in nearly all fields and disciplines, including the sciences, professional fields and creative and performing arts.

The British Scholarships Information Session will be held Wednesday, May 2 at 4:30 PM in Axinn 229.  This session is for juniors who are interested in applying in fall, 2012, for the highly competitive and rewarding fellowships to pursue graduate study in the UK. Sophomores who are interested but plan to be away next spring should also attend. Fellowships to be discussed include Rhodes, Churchill, Gates Cambridge, Keasbey, Marshall, Mitchell, and St. Andrew’s. Come learn about the different scholarship opportunities, selection criteria and application processes

If you are away from campus OR can’t attend either of these sessions, please review the information on our website: http://www.middlebury.edu/offices/support/fellowships/ and contact Amy McGlashan, agibansm@middlebury.edu or ext. 5103.

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 achievement, leadership, and a commitment to community and public service. Up to twelve Mitchell Scholars between the ages of 18 and 30 are chosen annually for one year of postgraduate study in any discipline offered by institutions of higher learning in Ireland and Northern Ireland. Applicants are judged on three criteria: scholarship, leadership, and a sustained commitment to community and public service. The Mitchell Scholars Program provides tuition, accommodations, a living expenses stipend, and an international travel stipend.   http://www.us-irelandalliance.org/content/368/en/Scholarships/Application%20is%20Open.html

Please note this scholarship requires endorsement by Middlebury.  Check the fellowships page for deadlines and requirements: http://www.middlebury.edu/offices/support/fellowships/Mitchell.

 

 

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 developing country on a topic that will resolve an important constraint associated with food security.   This five-year program is funded by the US Agency for International Development.  These fellowships are meant to complement other sources of financial assistance that students have obtained to support their graduate work.  The deadline for the first round of applications has been extended until May 31st.  Subsequent rounds will be announced beginning in early fall 2012.

If students are interested in applying for a grant, application instructions and forms are located at http://www.purdue.edu/borlaugfellows.  Questions regarding this grant can be addressed to borlaugfellows@purdue.edu.

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, while one grand prize winner will take home $20,000 for her tuition and projects. You can get more information here: http://www.glamour.com/about/top-10-college-women

This competition is open to any and all female students who will be a junior in the fall of 2012l. All physical materials must be received in one package and sent in by the early deadline of July 15th. All questions may be directed to TTCW@glamour.com.

 

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 involvement, and ingenuity of essay entries.  Students can access this and all future scholarship opportunities here: http://frugaldad.com/scholarships/.

Deadline: Monday, April 30 2012 at 11:59 PM EST

Contact kelly@frugaldad.com with any questions.

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 by writing an essay related to living with cancer and cancer treatment.

For more information and to receive a copy of the Application and Rules please visit: http://www.cancermonthly.com/scholarship.asp or write our Scholarship Coordinator at: aelliott@cancermonthly.com

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