Monthly archive April, 2010
The Akash Kuruvilla Memorial Scholarship Fund are given in the memory of Akash Jacob Kuruvilla who looked towards his life with complete positivity. A flowering personality, Akash was a person who touched lives of many with his smile and going out of the way to help and make a difference in the lives of many. The Akash Kuruvilla Memorial Scholarship Fund is awarded annually to one male and one female, it doesn’t matter what field of study they are in. Eligibility Requirements: High school seniors entering college or university as a full time student for the first time and have a GPA of atleast 3.5 on a scale 4.0 Must have GPA of atleast 3.0 on a 4.0 sale for those returning to a college or university as an undergraduate student Must be currently enrolled in an accredited university as a full time undergraduate student in the fall of 2010 For more information regarding the scholarship and application refer to the website: http://www.akmsf.com/criteria.php Along with the application you need to submit: An essay of 750 words answering the question “What does the phrase The American Dream” mean to you and how do you embody the American Dream Personal statement of [...]

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Sir John M. Templeton Fellowship Essay Contest is held every year for the students who are  taking higher education and junior faculty. The 2010 Sir John M. Templeton Fellowship will be awarded for the best essay on the topic: “Everyone wants to live at the expense of the state. They forget the state wants to live at the expense of everyone.” —Frederic Bastiat (1801–1850) Assuming Bastiat is correct, what ideas or reforms could be developed that would make people better aware that government wants to live at their expense? The essay contest is in the honor of Sir John M. Templeton which is co-sponsored by John M Templeton Foundation and Independent Institute. The essay contest is open for students who are: 35 years of age or younger as of May 3, 2010 Currently enrolled in college or university Must be pursuing any of the degree-associate, undergraduate, post graduate or doctoral Full time or part time students Citizen of any country and living in any country Eligibility For Junior Faculty Member : 35 years of age or younger as of May 3, 2010 Junior faculty members must hold a position of Assistant Professor or higher and not be tenured as of [...]

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Categories: Scholarships
Jessica Karat Dance Scholarship Fund is given in the memory of Jessica Karat who herself was a passionate dancer and always dreamt of becoming a professional dancer. But she could not fulfill her dream as fate had in stored something else for her. But through this fund several would fulfill their dreams of becoming professional dancer and that would be a real tribute to Jessica Karrat. It does not matter what dance form you are passionate about, the scholarship is given to all dance forms. Through this fund the organization aims at furthering the dance education or to create careers as professional choreographers and dancers. It is a merit based scholarship and is awarded $ 500 to rightful candidate. The applicant must be U.S citizen or permanent resident of U.S. The application for the scholarship is available on the website: http://www.jkdance.org/apply.html .  Along with the application the applicant needs to submit following documents: Essay on “Why I Love Dance” Outline of the proposed training, value to your development as a dancer along with the cost of the program Recommendation letters (teachers, parents, relatives, community leaders or representative) Supporting materials –pictures, videos or award certificates You can either send your application [...]

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Categories: Scholarship For Performing Arts, Scholarships