The Johns Hopkins Gazette: November 8, 1999
Nov. 8-15

Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition

Student Funding Available -- Two funding programs are available through the Johns Hopkins Alumni Association.

The Community Service Grant Program supports valuable volunteer experiences for students and is intended to foster good relationships between the university and its surrounding communities. The program supports students who design their own service projects or create ventures within existing volunteer organizations. Projects receiving academic credit are not eligible.

The Student Services Funding Program promotes the student experience at Johns Hopkins by providing funding to student groups for campus events, programs and activities that benefit and involve students from all university divisions.

Both programs are open to undergraduate and graduate students. Applications are available at divisional alumni offices, the Office of Volunteer Services in Levering Union, the Office of Alumni Relations at 3211 N. Charles St. or online at Applications for spring 2000 grants are due Dec. 1. For more information, call Rebecca Barnes at 410-516-0363.

Travel Fellowships -- The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures is accepting applications for two travel fellowships of $2,500 each, reserved for Hopkins graduate students in the humanities who need to be in Italy for their research.

The funds are intended to cover round-trip airfare and travel within Italy. Applicants must submit a CV, a description of their project and a letter of support by a Hopkins faculty member familiar with their work. Applicants should also demonstrate that the successful completion of their projects will require the use of Italian literary sources.

Submit applications to the Charles S. Singleton Travel Graduate Fellowship Program, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, Johns Hopkins University, 3400 N. Charles St., Baltimore, Md. 21218. Applications must be received by Dec. 15.

Funding for Pilot Projects -- The NIEHS Center in Urban Environmental Health announces the availability of funding of up to $15,000 for pilot projects conducted during the period of April 1, 2000, through March 31, 2001. The funding is intended to stimulate new lines of research on such topics as health impact of hazardous environmental exposures on populations of low socioeconomic status; early biological effects of environmental agents in urban populations; and community outreach and environmental health education.

The deadline for submission is Dec. 15. Application guidelines are available in 1102 SPH, by e-mail at, or by calling 410-955-3720.

Marketing Education Scholarship -- The Baltimore chapter of the American Marketing Association is accepting applications from eligible undergraduates for its $2,000 marketing education merit scholarship award.

To be eligible students must be attending an accredited Maryland college or university on a full-time basis, pursuing a bachelor's degree in marketing or a related course of study, and have sufficient credits to qualify as a junior or senior as of September 2000. Selection of the recipient is based on judging the application, which covers academic achievements, leadership accomplishments and career plan preparation.

The $2,000 award, disbursed through the financial aid office of the student's school, may be used for payment of tuition, books or other school supplies. Applications, eligibility requirements are available at The deadline for applying is Nov. 30.