Tag: A&S scholarships

A&S Dean Raising Funds for Scholarship Through Mask Sales

A red mask with a white elephant next to a sign

From the October 2020 Desktop News | When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Dr. Lisa Dorr knew she had to do something to help her family and her community. As someone from a long line of quilters, Dorr decided to put her hands to work and create a variety of masks. “I’ve been a quilter for many years, as has my mom—she runs a quilt store in Michigan,” Dorr said. “Quilters always joke about their fabric library, which is all the […]

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Scholarships Matter: David Dai Brings Math Education Home

From the March 2016 Desktop News | Scholarships Matter is a series of stories highlighting students in the College of Arts and Sciences who have received and been impacted by scholarships. The student featured in this story is the recipient of three university-wide scholarships and two College-wide scholarships, the Outstanding Junior Award and the Comer Foundation Math Scholarship. Scholarships like these are made possible by generous support from our alumni and friends. In high school, David Dai finished every math test […]

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Rising Tide Scholarship

Student-Led Campaign Seeks to Establish Scholarship for Students in Need What would you do if you could be Dean of The University of Alabama’s College of Arts and Sciences for a day? Marcita Cole, one of more than 8,000 students who were asked the question via social media earlier this year, said she would provide critical financial assistance to successful students in need. The College’s student Ambassadors were struck by her response and are now seeking to make her vision […]

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Scholarships Made Simple

Apply now — deadlines start December 1 Each academic year, the College of Arts and Sciences awards more than $1.5 million in scholarships. Whether you’re a current or incoming student, chances are good that you are eligible for some of them. Apply now for the fall 2014 semester — December 1 is the deadline for current students, and incoming freshmen must apply by December 15. Of the roughly 500 scholarships offered by the College, half are for freshmen and half […]

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