Scholarships & Awards

UNIVERSITY WRITING SCHOLARSHIP (UWS)
Amount: n/s
Deadline: January 31, 2005

Administrator: Elder & Leemaur Publishers

Notes: The UWS Program will provide Canadian university students with the opportunity to have their literature works published, while at the same time entering them into scholarships that will help mitigate their
university costs. There are a number of scholarships available for university students. Half of the available awards will go towards entrance scholarships, while the remainder will be given to current undergraduate students. Field of study will have no bearing on scholarship allocation. Recipients of the scholarships will be determined based on quality of work submitted. Students must submit an essay no longer than 500 words on ONE of the following topics to be eligible for the scholarships:

WINTER SEMESTER (January-April):
Award Amount: up to $10,000 available
Deadline: February 15, 2005

Topic #1: Do you think today’s athletes are overpaid?
Topic #2: Do you think NAFTA has had a negative or positive impact on our country?

SUMMER SEMESTER (May-August):
Award Amount: up to $10,000 available
Deadline: June 15, 2005

Topic #1: Do you think the privatization of the Health Care System is or will have a negative impact on the service you receive?
Topic #2: Do you think the media has an influence on the decisions you make?
MENSA CANADA SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME
Amount: $1000
Deadline: January 31, 2005

Administrator: MENSA Canada Scholarship Programme

Notes: Awarded to students enrolled full-time in a Canadian post-secondary institution on January 31, 2005. Candidates must write a 250-word essay, in English or French, describing their career plans, goals and the means undertaken to reach them. Applications are accepted only by email. Please consult the Web site for details.
Contact Information: Mensa Canada Scholarship Programme

Web Site: http://www.mensacanada.ca

DANIEL B. GOLDBERG SCHOLARSHIP
Amount: $10,000
Deadline: n/s

1)The Daniel B. Goldberg Scholarship of $10,000 is available for award to a graduate student who is enrolled in full-time master’s study preparing for a career in state and local government finance. This scholarship is funded by the Girard Miller Foundation. The winner of the scholarship is invited, as out guest, to attend the Government Finance Officers Association’s annual conference, where the award is presented. Completed applications and other correspondence about the scholarship programs can be sent to:

Scholarship Committee, Government Finance Officers Association
203 N. LaSalle St., Suite 2700, Chicago, IL 60601-1210, (312/977-9700)

Eligibility:
Currently a full-time student in a graduate program that prepares students for careers in state and local government finance and expecting to be enrolled in the spring semester of the year for which the scholarship is awarded (including graudates of that spring semester). Baccalaureate degree or its equivalent.

Citizen or permanent resident of the United States or Canada.
Recommendation from student’s academic advisor or dean of the graduate program.

Student has not been a past winner of a scholarship administered by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada are not eligible to apply.
Web site: http://www.gfoa.org/services/scholarships.shtml

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