The Summer 1998 NASA Academy is accepting applications. Undergraduate and graduate internship opportunities are available in engineering, science and mathematics at three NASA field centers (Ames Research Center, Dryden Flight Research Center and Goddard Space Flight Center); a NASA Academy is in the planning stage for the Kennedy Space Center. A team of students will work on the cutting edge of NASA s research and development while exploring the many facets of the U.S. space program. For information on eligibility requirements and how to get an application, visit the NASA Academy Web site at http://www.nasa-academy.nasa.gov or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications are due at Maryland Space Grant Consortium, assistant director's office, on or before Jan. 30, 1998.
The NIEHS Center in Urban Environmental Health announces availability of funding for pilot projects, which will be funded for up to $12,500 for the period beginning April 1998 to March 31, 1999. Deadline for submission is Jan. 15, 1998. For information and guidelines, call 410-955-3720 or visit the office in room 1102, School of Public Health.
The German Society of Maryland is offering scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students of German ancestry residing in Maryland. Students must have completed at least two semesters with a GPA of 3.0. The Princeton Financial Aid Form must also be filed. Special consideration will be given to students who are studying the German language or the culture of German-speaking countries. The application deadline is April 15, 1998. For an application, call 410-865-0450.
Scholarships are available for men and women of Scottish descent through the Washington Scots Charity and Education Fund of the St. Andrew's Society of Washington, D.C. Applicants must be full-time students of junior or senior standing or full-time graduate students. Contact James S. McLeod, chairman of the society's Charity and Education Committee, at 301-229-6140, or e-mail email@example.com.
Glamour magazine's 1998 Top Ten College Women Competition is offering a $1,000 scholarship to accomplished female juniors. The competition recognizes exceptional achievements and the vision, determination and academic excellence of women. Candidates will be evaluated on leadership experience, personal involvement in community and campus affairs, and academic excellence. Applications are available at the Office of Studen Financial Services, 146 Garland Hall on the Homewood campus. Deadline for applications is Jan. 31, 1998.
Backpacker magazine is offering $1,000 scholarships to full-time juniors and seniors. Applicants must maintain at least a 3.0 GPA in any major field of study. The scholarship program is designed to honor students who have displayed initiative in improving or protecting the outdoors and the environment by taking a leadership role in outdoor activities and encouraging others to do the same. Applications are available in the Office of Student Services, 146 Garland Hall on the Homewood campus. Additional information and an application may also be obtained on the Web at http://www.bpbasecamp.com. The application deadline is Feb. 16, 1998.