Scholarship Opportunities

Spring 2011 Incentive Scholarships of $500 are now available for students NOT majoring in mathematics or computer science. To be eligible, a student must be a U.S. citizen or national who has financial need and takes a mathematics or computer science course that counts for the requirement in that major but is not required in their own major. For more information or to apply online, visit or contact Dana Vazzana at For first consideration, apply by Oct. 27. and the National Geographic Channel
are offering a travel photography scholarship. This will give one talented student an opportunity to go on a seven-day assignment with National Geographic photographer Jason Edwards to the Kingdom of Bhutan. The winner will receive $2,000 worth of Pentax photographic equipment and have their best photographs published on National Geographic Channel. Applicants for the scholarship must submit no more than five photos that tell a story about a place they have visited. Visit for full application details.

The United States Department of State has announced the competition for the 2011 Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program for overseas intensive summer language institutes in 13 critical-need foreign languages. CLS institutes provide fully-funded group-based intensive language instruction and structured 7-10 week cultural enrichment experiences for U.S. citizen undergraduate and graduate students. While no service requirement is attached to the awards, participants are expected to continue their language study beyond the scholarship period, applying their critical language skills in their future professional careers. Students of all disciplines are encouraged to apply for the scholarships by Nov. 15. To access the online application or for more information, visit or e-mail

Truman Foundation Scholarships that have not yet been awarded for 2010-2011 are now available online. Applications can be found online at and are due by midnight Nov. 1. To learn more, go to and click on “Student Life/Money/Foundation Scholarships.” Applications for the majority of Foundation scholarships will be available in February for the 2011-2012 academic year.

The Center for International Education has applications for the Summer 2011 Foundation Study Abroad Scholarships. Ten $1,500 scholarships will be awarded based on financial need, statement of purpose and academic achievement. Applications are due in the CIE Office, located in Kirk Building 114, by 12 p.m. Jan. 28, 2011, and recipients will be notified by the end of February.

The Federated Garden Clubs of Missouri
are offering scholarships for the 2011-2012 academic years. Last year, more than $13,000 was awarded to Missouri students. Winners are also eligible for the Central Region and National Scholarships. For further information and applications, go to

Scholarship Experts has announced several scholarship opportunities for students. To view the various scholarships, visit
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