Storch Awards & Sanford N. Young Award
Biological Research Associates and the ENTRIX Florida Region have been long-time members and supporters of the Florida Section of the American Water Resources Association. Please forward the information below to your friends and relatives who are teachers or students in disciplines associated with water resources.
The Florida Section has extended the application period for its grants and scholarships to teachers and university students to June 15th 2008. The awards are as follows:
Storch Awards are for college students pursuing an education involving water resources. The awards are usually for $1,000 each (3 to 6 usually awarded).
The Sanford N. Young Award is for college students pursuing a water resources education in an inter-disciplinary fashion. The award is for $2000 and only one is awarded.
For more information on the awards and application forms, please go to www.awraflorida.org <http://www.awraflorida.org/> and click on "Grants & Awards."
Ayn Rand Essay Contest
Atlas Shrugged was Ayn Rand's greatest achievement and last work of fiction. In this novel she dramatizes her unique philosophy of Objectivism in an intellectual mystery story that integrates ethics, metaphysics, epistemology, politics, economics and sex.
FIRST PRIZE: $10,000
3 SECOND PRIZES: $2,000
5 THIRD PRIZES: $1,000
20 FINALISTS: $100
20 SEMIFINALISTS: $50
FBI HONORS INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
As of October 10th the FBI application process for applicants applying for the 2008 summer internship has come to a close. We are in the process of reviewing applications that were received before the October 10th deadline. If you have questions regarding the processing of your Honors Internship application, contact the applicant recruiter at your local FBI field office.
Each summer, a special group of outstanding undergraduate and graduate students are selected to participate in the FBI Honors Internship Program in Washington, D.C., or at a Regional Computer Forensics Laboratory (RCFL) located throughout the US (www.rcfl.gov). Interested applicants should continue to view the website for updates and instructions on how to apply for the summer 2009 Honors Internship Program. The application deadline for the summer 2009 program is October 10, 2008.
Hearst Scholarship Information Deadline: Fall 2008 - July 15, 2008
The Nonprofit Sector Research Fund, a grantmaking program of the Aspen Institute in Washington, DC, annually offers the William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship. The scholarship, which is based on academic excellence and need, is open to both undergraduate and graduate students who are members of minority groups. The Hearst Scholar serves as a summer intern with the Fund. Through this program, the Fund seeks to introduce a diverse group of students to issues relating to philanthropy, voluntarism, and nonprofit organizations. Recipients may arrange with their colleges or universities to receive academic credit for this experience.
The student must be able to intern for 10-12 weeks full-time during the summer at the Washington, DC, office of the Aspen Institute. All travel and housing costs must be covered by the student.
A scholarship grant of between $2,500 and $5,000 will be awarded, depending on the recipient's educational level, financial need, and time commitment.
COLLEGE JUNIORS: BETTER PAY ATTENTION TO INTERNSHIPS