Funding Opportunities

The American Association of University Women scholarships

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) State College Branch seeks applicants for four $5,000 undergraduate scholarships. Applicants must meet the following criteria: be a woman who is a permanent resident of Centre County; has completed at least one-quarter of her baccalaureate degree; has interrupted her studies for at least two years; attends an institution of higher education on a part-time or a full-time basis; and can demonstrate financial need, academic promise, clarity of educational goals, and service to the community. References and financial information are required. To apply, visit www.aauwstatecollege.org/grants/default.html for an application form, and instructions.

AAUW is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to advance equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research. For membership, program, and additional information, go to www.aauwstatecollege.org.

Center for Environmental Chemistry and Geochemistry Summer Fellowship

The CECG accepts fellowship applications each spring for Penn State undergraduate or graduate students to pursue work on research topics related to environmental chemistry during summer sessions. This is a broad request where research areas ranging from the biological sciences to engineering to geochemistry are considered. Students submitting winning proposals receive $3,000, to be paid via wage payroll. Students are selected on the basis of intellectual promise, academic record, and faculty recommendations.

For more information check out the website at www.essc.psu.edu/CECG/funding.htm.

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