R-MC students of high ability and excellent academic standing are encouraged to
apply for prestigious scholarships. A brief description of awards with deadlines
is provided below.
To go directly to the scholarship's Web site, simply click on the scholarship name.
Davies-Jackson Scholarship. Applications for the Davies-Jackson Scholarship
are due by November 1, 2012.
Fulbright Grant. The 2012-2013
Competition is now closed. U.S. government grants for one year of study
in one of over 100 countries. U.S. citizen. Open to graduating seniors and graduate
students.Several grants are available. Full grants cover one year if study in another
country. Travel and foreign/ private grants are only available for certain countries;
for this reason the amounts vary. Contact Dr. Bryan Giemza at x7246 for more information.
Ford Foundation Fellowship Program - Predoctorial and Postdoctoral competition
is now closed.
This award is sponsored by the Ford Foundation and administered by the National
Research Counsel of the National Academies. Contact the Career Office for more information
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Arts Award - For current seniors and
recent graduates (those since 2006). The Foundation website notes, "The award enables
students or recent alumni with exceptional artistic or creative promise and significant
financial need to pursue up to three years of study at an accredited graduate institution
in the U.S or abroad. Awards can be as much as $50,000 annually. In 2011, the Foundation
will select 10 recipients for this award." To begin the process of identifying nominees,
students or recent graduates interested must notify
Joe Mattys, Faculty Representative, (804.752.4704) . Do not apply directly
to the Foundation. This is an exceptional opportunity, and the College would be
pleased to nominate two worthy applicants.
James Madison Graduate Fellowship. Applications
for the James Madison Graduate Fellowship are currently open. Application Deadline:
March 1, 2012. Please check the Web site for current information. U.S. citizens
and U.S. nationals who demonstrate a commitment to civic responsibilities and to
professional and collegial activities. Awards up to $12,000 maximum yearly with
no more than $24,000 awarded for two years. Applicants are evaluated on their demonstrated
commitment to a career teaching American history, American government, or social
studies at the secondary school level and several related criteria. Contact the
Career Office at 804-752-3103.
John L. Carey Scholarship. Applications for the
John L. Carey Scholarship are now closed. For liberal arts students who
plan to study graduate accounting and obtain CPA certificate. Scholarships are awarded
based on academic achievement, leadership and future career interest. Seven $5,000
scholarships awarded annually. Awards can be renewed for one year. Contact the American
Institute of Certified Public Accountants at: firstname.lastname@example.org or 212 596-6221 for
Marshall Scholarship. Applications
for the Marshall Scholarship are now closed. For two years of study
in a degree program at any British university. U.S. citizen. Awards full tuition
and fees, travel and living expenses. Apply within two years of graduation from
undergraduate college. 3.7 GPA after freshman year. Fields unrestricted. Contact
the Career Office at 804-752-3103.
National Science Foundation Please check the Foundation's
Web site for upcoming due dates. For students "at or near the beginning
of their graduate study" in science, mathematics or engineering. NSF applications
are accepted in the senior year or first year of graduate study. U.S. citizen. Awards
a $21,500 stipend for 12-month tenure; education costs allowance of $10,500 and
a one time $1000 International Research Travel Allowance. Contact the Career Office
for more information, 804-752-3103.
Rhodes Scholarship. Applications
for the Rhodes Scholarship are now closed. Funds two years of study
in a degree program at the University of Oxford. Rhodes scholarships are available
to nationals of 19 countries including the U.S. Fields unrestricted. U.S. citizens
must be no older than 24 at the time of application.Covers full tuition and fees,
awards living allowance, travel expenses and if desired research and grant monies.
Contact Dr. Bryan Giemza at x7286 for more information.
Barry Goldwater Scholarship. Applications
for the 2012 Barry Goldwater Scholarship are open. Deadlines: Jan 27 through Feb
1, 2012. Please check website for specifics. For sophomores and juniors,
designed to encourage outstanding students to pursue careers in mathematics, the
natural sciences, and engineering. Awards up to $7500 a year to cover eligible tuition,
fees, room and board expenses. R-MC contact person is
Prof. Schreiner x7206.
Morris K Udall Foundation. Applications
for the 2012 UDALL Foundation Scholarship are open. Deadline for Faculty Representative
to register students is March 2, 2012. Please check with R-MC contact
person, Professor Michael Fenster x 3745.
Awards merit-based $5,000 scholarships to college sophomores and juniros who intend
to pursue careers relating to the environment, or who intend to pursue careers in
tribal public policy or Native American Health care and are Native American or Alaska