A list of national and international scholarship opportunities for outstanding undergraduates and recent graduates.
For more information on any of these scholarships, contact Sally Lieberman or the campus contact person mentioned under a specific award.
Prizes and Awards Scholarships
This page lists prizes and special awards and grants.
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Carpe Diem Foundation Scholarships °
Not offered in 2013
Undergraduate Awards Program, Ireland °
Recognizes outstanding research and creative work by undergraduates in Ireland and worldwide. JUNIORS, SENIORS, and RECENT GRADUATES in any major may submit their outstanding, A-graded original work, such as a course paper, honors thesis, or arts portfolio, to this annual competition. Citizenship is open. Students from any institution may participate, but the program focuses on top students at top universities, including the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. 30 submissions will be selected for the award and will be published in the Undergraduate Awards journal. Winners are invited to the UA Summit awards ceremony and day of activities in Dublin, with flights and accommodations covered by the organization. Pre-reregistration is required; students interested in submitting work should register NOW at the UA website. Campus contact: Sally Lieberman, firstname.lastname@example.org
Wiesel Prize in Ethics °
Annual essay contest challenges college students to analyze urgent ethical issues confronting them in today's complex world. Contestants must be full-time JUNIORS or SENIORS at U.S. institutions. Citizenship is open. First prize $5000; second and third prize, and two honorable mentions, also awarded. Campus contact: Sally Lieberman, email@example.com. Information and application materials will be available in the fall at the Ellie Wiesel Foundation.
Glamour Magazine's Top Ten College Women °
Recognizes academic excellence, leadership experience, and involvement in campus and community affairs of female college JUNIORS. Applicants must be full-time Juniors with outstanding academic records; citizenship is open. Winners receive a $3000 prize, a trip to New York, a meeting with top female professionals, and recognition in the magazine. Campus contact: Sally Lieberman, firstname.lastname@example.org. Application forms will be available at Glamour. Click here for recent recipients.
USA TODAY's All-USA College Academic Awards °
Recognizes full-time JUNIORS and SENIORS who not only excel academically but extend their reach beyond the classroom to benefit society. Selection criteria include grades, academic rigor, leadership, activities, and the student's essay describing his or her most outstanding intellectual endeavor. Winners are featured in USA Today in March and recieve an award of $2500. 20 winners nationwide. Students begin the application process via the online nomination form, and ask a faculty member or advisor to nominate them. Campus contact: Sally Lieberman, email@example.com. For further information and access to the online nomination form, visit USA TODAY website.
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