Category Archives: Scholarships Awarded

Register for the Community College Undergraduate Research Initiative Spring 2016 Student Colloquium!


Registration is now open for the Community College Undergraduate Research Initiative Spring 2016 Student Colloquium! This colloquium provides an opportunity for community college students to give poster and oral presentations on scientific research they have conducted in STEM fields.

Registration Link:

Registration will remain open until February 22nd or until space is full.

Please feel free contact me with any questions!



Heather Bock

Project Director, CCURI

Finger Lakes Community College

3325 Marvin Sands Dr

Canandaigua, NY 14424

(585) 785-1289

FEA Rainbow Scholarship Application – One Month til Deadline!

The FEA Rainbow Scholarship application deadline is Monday, January 18, 2016 at 12PM Noon Eastern. Now is the time to direct all eligible LGBTQ undergraduate students to apply for scholarships of up to $5,000 for study abroad on the program of their choice during Summer 2016, Fall 2016 or Spring 2017! More information on the Rainbow Scholarship flyer:

Eligibility Requirements:

Self-identified LGBTQ student, currently enrolled as an undergraduate at a college or university in the U.S.
U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the U.S. (as of May 2015, we welcome applications from DACA students) . Study abroad program must be eligible for credit at the student’s educational institution . Study abroad program must include at least 4 weeks (30 days) in country/countries

How to apply:

Direct your students to:

What they need:

1. Faculty Recommendation – students enter name and contact information into their online application, and faculty members receive an automatically-generated email from FEA. Students must coordinate with faculty recommenders to ensure timely delivery of their letter.
2. Financial Aid Form – a portion of the form must be completed by their financial aid officer and returned to the student for upload
3. Application Form + 2 short essays

Contacting FEA:

Phone: (202) 349-7340
Available 9:00AM-5:00PM EST
Holiday hours: closed from 3PM EST December 24 – 9AM December 28; closed from 3PM December 31 – 9AM January 4. Thanks for your patience.


January 18th, 2016 at 12 NOON EST. No exceptions will be made. It is the student’s responsibility to ensure that their recommender and financial aid officer complete their tasks in a timely manner.

Thanks Rainbow SIG!
– Scott and Andy, Co-Chairs of Rainbow SIG

Scott Tayloe, MBA | Director of Customized Faculty-Led Programs

Co-Chair NAFSA Rainbow SIG (15-17)

CISabroad | 17 New South St, #301

Northampton, MA 01060

t: +1 413 582 0407 ext #5048

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CISfact: If you are a new traveller, pack and then leave half of it at home – you will be surprised by how little you really need!

SURC 2016 Proposals Open

Dear Colleague,

We are happy to announce that students can now submit proposals on-line to present at SURC 2016:

Submissions will be accepted through 5 February 2016, and students will be notified of the results by 18 February.

Registration for the conference will open on 1 December 2015 and will continue until the conference date. Meantime, please continue to visit our website for additional information and updates as they become available.

As always, feel free to contact either Beth Orgeron or myself if you have any questions or comments.

All the very best, Jeff

J. M. Anderson, Ph.D.

Dean, School of Business and Liberal Arts and Sciences

SUNY Cobleskill

111 Schenectady Avenue

Wheeler Hall, Room 216

Cobleskill, New York 12043

Tel: 518.255.5413

Fax: 518.255.5113

You, The Juror: Garfinkel Essay Scholarship

It is very exciting to announce the Historical Society of the New York Courts’ 2016 Garfinkel Essay Scholarship and its resourceful website!

Your help is essential to inform students about this educational, rewarding opportunity. Please forward this e-mail to your students and, as your time permits, offer them your advice and guidance structuring their essays. In addition to receiving a cash prize for their research and writing skills, speak with your students about how this award can set them apart as they move forward in their academic path. I look forward to your support!


The Historical Society of the New York Courts



2016 David A. Garfinkel Essay Scholarship


You, the Juror.

What Role Does Jury Service Play in Our Democracy?


Six scholarships will be awarded to community college students within the CUNY and SUNY systems:



$1,500 1st Place
$1,000 2nd Place
$500 3rd Place

$1,500 1st Place
$1,000 2nd Place
$500 3rd Place



Entries will be accepted through April 1, 2016.