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MARC (Minority Access to Research Careers) Scholarship

The MARC scholarship contributes to tuition, provides a monthly stipend, and provides mentoring in research and graduate school applications.

Eligibility to apply for MARC scholarship:

-Sophomores who are interested in obtaining a PhD in the Biomedical Sciences (Biology, Biochemistry/Chemistry, Neuroscience, Psychology)
-Interest in conducting research on campus while maintaining a full course load
-Plan on pursuing a career in research (in either academia or industry)
-GPA equal to or above 3.0

For MARC scholarship applications and more information:
http://www.qc.cuny.edu/Academics/Honors/MARC/Pages/default.aspx
(click on “Apply now”, download “MARC-Application2014”)

Or contact Lynnmarie Alafnourian in the New Science Building room E-112,
tel: 718-570-0378,  e-mail: qc.marc@hotmail.com
Application Deadline: Monday April 28, 2014


Illustrious Student Affairs Awards

It’s that time of year again to start thinking about nominees for our illustrious Student Affairs Awards. Please submit names of nominees along with your letters of recommendation no later than Thursday, MARCH 27th, 2014. You may submit letters to the Office of Special Services located in Frese Hall, room 111. Please review award categories and requirements listed below to assist you in making excellent nominations. Thank you for your assistance, and please don’t hesitate to let us know if you have any questions regarding the nomination process.

Burton L. Backner Student Affairs Award – $300
1.    Registered as a full-time student.
2.    Minimum GPA of 3.5.
3.    Minimum of 100 completed credits.
4.    Outstanding overall commitment to student affairs and student services on campus.

Student Life Award – $200
1.    Registered as a full-time student.
2.    Minimum GPA of 2.5.
3.    Minimum of 100 completed credits.
4. Outstanding overall commitment and service to student life on campus, including
student clubs/organizations, student programming, student government, etc.

Gender, Race & Culture Award – $200
1.    Registered as a full-time student.
2.    Minimum GPA of 3.0.
3.    Minimum of 30 completed credits.
4. Outstanding commitment to understanding, appreciating and promoting issues of
gender, race and culture as they relate to student life on campus.

Peace Award – $200
1.    Registered as a full-time student.
2.    Minimum GPA of 3.0
3.    A member of a student club or organization who has significantly contributed to the peaceful resolution of on-campus issues related to gender, race, culture and/or sexual orientation.
4.    Must include at least one letter of recommendation from the Chair or President of an associated student club/organization.

Humanitarian Award – $200
1.    Registered as a full-time student.
2.    Minimum GPA of 3.0.
3.    Minimum of 30 completed credits.
4. Outstanding commitment to local, state, federal and/or international humanitarian
efforts.
5.    Must include at least one letter of recommendation from the Chair or President of a
humanitarian organization.

Community Service Award – $200
1.    Registered as a full-time student.
2.    Minimum GPA of 3.0.
3.    Minimum of 30 completed credits.
4. Outstanding commitment to a local community service organization dedicated to
improving the lives of underprivileged or disadvantaged New Yorkers.
5.    Must include at least one letter of recommendation from the Chair or President of a
community service organization.


Google Education and Scholarship Programs
Google believe information should be universally accessible.  Google's education and scholarship programs aim to inspire and help students become future leaders in computing and technology by breaking down the barriers that prevent them from entering these fields.  If selected, scholarship recipients will each receive a $10,000 USD or $5,000 CAD scholarship for the 2014-2015 academic year and be invited to attend the all-expense paid Annual Google Scholars' Retreat at the Googleplex this summer.  Scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of applicants' academic background, leadership, and demonstrated passion for computer science.

Please see below for a list of open scholarships:

Google Anita Borg Scholarship is open to current female undergraduate or graduate students who will be studying at a university in the United States or Canada for the 2014-2015 academic year.
Details at: http://www.google.com/anitaborg/us/

Generation Google Scholarship is open to current undergraduate or graduate students from an underrepresented background in computer science who will be studying at a university in United States or Canada for the 2014-2015 academic year.
Details at: http://www.google.com/edu/students/the-generation-google-scholarship/

Google Lime Scholarship is open to current undergraduate or graduate students with disabilities who will be studying at a university in United States or Canada for the 2014-2015 academic year.
Details at: http://www.google.com/edu/students/the-google-lime-scholarship/

Google SVA Scholarship for student veterans is open to current undergraduate or graduate student veterans who will be studying at a university in the United States for the 2014-2015 academic year.
Details at: http://www.google.com/edu/students/google-sva-scholarship/

For complete details on all of our scholarships, please visit www.google.com/students/scholarships.
All Application Deadlines: Monday December 2, 2013


Kenneth Kupferberg Memorial Scholarships
1) Five $7,500 scholarships/year for DMNS undergraduate students and
2) Two $6,250 summer internships/year in DMNS labs for undergraduate or graduate students.
Selection Criteria: academic excellence, financial need, and whenever possible to be awarded to immigrants or children of immigrants as Kenneth Kupferberg was the child of immigrant parents.

Announcement/flyer: http://www.qc.cuny.edu/Academics/Degrees/DMNS/Documents/KKMS_10_2013.pdf
Apply at: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/2013kkms
Application Deadline: Friday November 15, 2013



Ira Spar MD Scholarship and Pre-Medical Scholarships
Financial aid for: MCAT, Medical School Application Fees, Travel to Interviews, & Kaplan Test Preparation Course for undergraduate students
Selection Criteria: Merit and financial need.

Details at: http://www.qc.cuny.edu/Academics/Degrees/DMNS/Documents/PreMed_2013.pdf
Apply at: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/2013premed
Application Deadline: Friday November 1, 2013


Scholarships for Minorities in Physics
The American Physical Society is committed to the inclusion of underrepresented minorities in physics and has spent decades working on programs to increase recruitment and retention of African American, Hispanic American and Native American physicists.

Details at: http://www.aps.org/programs/minorities/honors/index.cfm



CREDIT SUISSE 2014 Summer PAID Internship Program
Queens College Juniors majoring in
Mathematics, Accounting, Economics, Finance, Actuarial Studies
QUALIFYING CANDIDATES
   -GPA of 3.7 or above
   -High Standardized Test Scores (math SAT > 700, Verbal SAT > 680)
   -Varsity Athletes (especially team captains)
   -Leaders of Student Government
   -Fraternity / Sorority, dorm leaders
   -Students who work through school to finance education
APPLICATION: 1-page resume including:
   -when will you graduate
   -overall GPA
   -math and verbal SAT scores
   -extracurricular leadership activities
SEND APPLICATION TO:
Mr. Tesfaye Asfaw (tes.asfaw@qc.cuny.edu) Queens College Career Development Center by FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 27, 2013.


NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION GRADUATE RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM (GRFP)
-$32,000/yr + $12,000/yr tuition for Graduate Study in Science and Engineering
-Application Deadline: November 4, 2013 (please start much earlier!)
-Can apply as a college senior or your first year in graduate school

Details at: http://www.nsfgrfp.org/


GOLDWATER UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP
-For outstanding students to pursue research careers in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering.
-$7,000/year for full-time sophomore or junior students.
-If you want to be considered for nomination please contact: Dr. Ross Wheeler (Ross.Wheeler@qc.cuny.edu) before November 15, 2013.

Details at: http://www.act.org/goldwater/index.html


UDALL SCHOLARSHIP
-For careers related to the environment including policy, engineering, science, education, urban planning and renewal, business, health, justice, and economics; and to Native American and Alaska Native students for careers related to tribal public policy or Native health care.
-Up to $5,000 for sophomore and junior students.
-Each university may nominate up to six candidates.
-If you want to be considered for nomination please contact:
Dr. Ross Wheeler (Ross.Wheeler@qc.cuny.edu) before November 15, 2013.

Details at: http://www.udall.gov/OurPrograms/MKUScholarship/MKUScholarship.aspx







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