Tag: scholarships

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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Students Named Fulbright Scholars

From the July 2014 Desktop News | Six recent graduates of the College were awarded Fulbright grants from the U.S. State Department to conduct research and teach abroad during the 2014-2015 school year. They were among 1,800 students chosen from a pool of 11,000 applicants nationwide. “For the College to have not one, but six students chosen for prestigious 2014-2015 Fulbright grants speaks very highly not only of these young men and women, but of the College faculty who have […]

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Students Win Goldwater, Hollings, Truman Scholarships

From the May 2014 Desktop News | Five College of Arts and Sciences students recently won prestigious national awards, helping UA to rank once again among the top universities with students selected. Of the eight UA students winning awards, two students from the College were named Goldwater Scholars, two were named Hollings Scholars, and one was named a Truman Scholar. Brian Goodell, a chemical engineering and physics major from Plattsburgh, N.Y., and Lynda Truong, a chemistry major from Grand Prairie, […]

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Student Exploring Diplomacy in Croatia

From the February 2014 Desktop News | Two College of Arts and Sciences students were recently named UA Away scholars by UA’s Division of Student Affairs. As UA Away scholars, the students received scholarships to study and receive on-the-job training abroad. Anna Woods, a senior majoring in French, is currently spending the semester in Croatia, where she is exploring a career in international diplomacy. Woods is taking international relations courses from former diplomats at Dubrovnik International University, a school with only […]

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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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Two College Biology Students Selected for Hudson Alpha Internships

Two College students are doing more than imagining what a career in biotechnology is like. Through the BioTran internship program at the Hudson Alpha Institute based in Huntsville, Ala., Ben Henderson and Abigail Shelton are gaining real world experiences while enhancing their education. The internship is very competitive, and only 10 percent of those that apply are selected annually for the opportunity. Since the inception of the BioTran internship in 2009, more than 1,300 students have applied and only 88 […]

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