Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Intercollegiate Studies Institute 2011/2012 Graduate Fellowships

The Weaver Fellowship supports academics dedicated to liberal education broadly considered. The Weaver Fellowship pays tuition, a stipend of $5,000, and a $1,000 book award.

The Western Civilization Fellowship provides each recipient $20,000 or dissertation work related to the intellectual, economic, political, social, or religious heritage of Western Civilization.

Salvatori Fellowship is designed for graduate students who are exploring both the principles of the Founding Fathers and the culture that formed their convictions and ideals. The Fellowship provides $10,000 to each recipient for graduate work related to the American Founding.

The Renshaw Fellowship, awards each recipient $12,000 toward doctoral study in education that will influence the discipline with the ideas, values, and institutions that are fundamental to America's Western tradition.

I encourage you to consider applying. For more information about this year's fellowships you can visit www.isifellowships.org. The postmark deadline for the graduate fellowship application materials is January 16, 2011.

Monday, July 26, 2010

ISI Scholarship Essay Competition

Intercollegiate Studies Institute's (ISI) 2010-2011 Scholarship Essay Competition is open. The topic this year is "Totalitarianism, Tweets, and Turf: Human Community in an Age of Techno-Globalism." With scholarship prizes ranging from $500 to $2,500, this is a unique reading and writing opportunity for undergraduate students.

Those who wish to participate in the contest must register by Friday, December 3, 2010 and submit their essays by Friday, February 18, 2011.

For more info, click here.

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Fulbright Summer Institute in Newcastle, UK

The US-UK Fulbright Commission is pleased to announce the opening of its competition for its inaugural UK Summer Institute at Newcastle University. The five week cultural and academic programme is open to US students aged 18 and over who have completed no more than two years of University level study in any subject.

The Summer Institute will cover the majority of the participant costs. This includes round-trip airfare from the US to the UK, tuition and fees at the University, accommodation and social programme, subsistence e.g. food and drink and visa processing.

For more information and application forms, please visit

The application deadline is May 14, 2010.

Monday, March 1, 2010

Sacred Heart Univ. Graduate Program Info Session

Saturday March 13, 2010 from 9:00-11:00 Sacred Heart University will be conducting a graduate program information session. Learn more about graduate degree programs in individual presentations by Graduate Program Directors and Faculty. Admissions and Financial Aid staff will be available to discuss admission requirements and procedures, as well as financial aid options for various academic programs.

To register, click here.

Newark Montclair Urban Teacher Residency Program

Montclair State University is pleased to announce the Newark Montclair Urban Teacher Residency Program (NMUTRP), an apprenticeship-based program of study for individuals with a deep commitment to urban teaching. This Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program has two tracks: P-3/K-5 certification with dual certification in Teacher of Students with Disabilities; and secondary, content area certification in mathematics or science.

The program pays full tuition and a stipend of $15,000 per semester.

For more info, click here.

Monday, February 22, 2010

Hispanic Business Council Scholarship

The Hispanic Business Council Scholarship Foundation of New Jersey has applications for current and college-bound Hispanic students for 2010-2011. The application is available here. Scholarships of up to $4000 for students who maintain a 3.0 gpa are available.

All applications must be postmarked by March 12, 2010.

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Kaplan Test Prep Scholarship

Kaplan Test Prep is offering a scholarship for Ramapo students interested in taking the LSAT, GRE, GMAT, MCAT, DAT, or OAT. The winner will receive a FREE Kaplan Test Prep class. There are also (4) scholarships for $250 off of a Kaplan Test Prep class. For an application, please contact alorenz@ramapo.edu or equaglin@ramapo.edu.