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American Board of Funeral Service Education Scholarships

American Board of Funeral Service Education Scholarships

The American Board of Funeral Service Education (ABFSE) is pleased to announce two ABFSE scholarships named as the National Scholarship Program and the Post-Graduate Scholarship Program. In order to apply, the applicant must have completed at least one semester (or quarter) of study in a program or be actively employed as a faculty member of a program in funeral service or mortuary science education accredited by the ABFSE. The program provides financial awards to the active faculty of/students enrolled in funeral service or mortuary science programs to assist them in furthering/obtaining their professional education.Scholarships are generally from $500 – $2,500 for an academic year and are applied directly to the student’s tuition charges after certification of enrollment.

The ABFSE serves as the national academic accreditation agency for college and university programs in Funeral Service and Mortuary Science Education. Although its roots go back to the 1940s, the ABFSE became an autonomous agency in 1962. The accrediting function of ABFSE is recognized by the US Department of Education and the Council On Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). It is organized for educational purposes in the interests of the public and of the funeral service profession.

Eligibility

To be considered for an award, an application must:

National Scholarship Program

  • Have completed at least one semester (or quarter) of study in a program in funeral service or mortuary science education accredited by the American Board of Funeral Service Education. Students in coordinated programs are only eligible for an award during the period of attendance at the American Board accredited institution.
  • Have at least one term or semester remaining in his/her program which will commence after the award date (April or September) in order to be considered for a full award. Students with less than a full term of study remaining will be considered for partial awards.
  • Be a citizen of the United States.
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Post-Graduate Scholarship Program

  • Be actively employed as a faculty member of a program in funeral service or mortuary science education accredited by the American Board of Funeral Service Education.
  • Provide a letter of application along with a resume.
  • Provide a letter of recommendation and a letter from their department head (or higher) indicating that insofar as it can be currently known that the applicant will continue to be employed at the institution following the award of the advanced degree. (These two letters can be combined into one.)
  • Provide confirmation from the registrar of the graduate institution that the applicant is enrolled in a graduate program and transcripts of any courses taken thus far.
  • Be a citizen of the United States.

How to Apply

To apply, the applicant must submit an online application through the given link: http://www.abfse.org/scholarship/

Required Documents

  • Personal Essay: Submit a written document (typed presentation). This “essay” is extremely important as it should address your decision and choice to pursue a funeral service education. Also, include significant experiences and special people that have had an impact on this decision.
  • Civic/Church/Community Activities and Work History: provide detailed information regarding your work and community service history beginning during your high school years to the present.
  • Letters of Reference: Two (2) letters of recommendation/verification must be submitted:
  • Letter of Recommendation from a Funeral Service Industry related practitioner and
  • Letter of Verification from the Program Director at the ABFSE accredited mortuary science/funeral service program where applicant is studying (provides official verification of attendance)
  • Letters must be presented on professional letterhead
  • College Transcripts: Submit an official of the transcript(s) for the Funeral Service/Mortuary Science Program you are attending.
  • Only Funeral Service/Mortuary Science Program transcripts are required; non-Funeral Service/Mortuary Science program transcripts will not be accepted.
  • Official transcripts must indicate completion of a minimum of five (5) funeral service education (non-general education/technical courses) or fifteen (15) semester credit hours or the equivalent need to be completed prior to submitting the application.
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Submitting Details

The applicant must mail all the required documents to the chair of the Scholarship Committee of the American Board of Funeral Service Education:

Scholarship Committee
American Board of Funeral Service Education
992 Mantua Pike, Suite 108
Woodbury Heights, NJ 08097

Scholarship Value

Scholarships are generally from $500 – $2,500 for an academic year and are applied directly to the student’s tuition charges after certification of enrollment is received from the college involved.  Students may apply once per the calendar year for consideration.

Application Deadline

The annual deadlines for all materials to be postmarked and submit online submissions are March 1st or September 1st.

More Info

http://www.abfse.org/html/scholarships.html

Contact Information

If you have any questions regarding your application, contact by email at scholarships-at-abfse.org

Postgraduate Scholarships

Graduate Studentships in Seismology


Graduate Studentships in Seismology
Saint Louis University

Posted: 12/01/2017

Open Until: 02/01/2018

The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Saint Louis University seeks MS and PhD candidates for graduate studies in Geoscience with a concentration in Geophysics. Geophysics faculty are interested in applying the tools of seismology to study deep earthquakes, regional tectonics, and earthquake hazards. Prospective students should have a strong quantitative background in geophysics, mathematics, physics, and programming. 

Financial support is available through TA and RA positions, and the Nuttli-Chan fellowship. To be considered for financial support, applications should be completed by February 1, 2018. 

To apply, go to https://www.slu.edu/admission/graduate/instructions.php 

For additional information, contact Dr. Robert Herrmann (robert.herrmannslu.edu), Dr. Linda Warren (linda.warrenslu.edu), or Dr. Lupei Zhu (lupei.zhuslu.edu).

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Postgraduate Scholarships

On-Call Custodian (Pool Position)

Campus:
San Luis Obispo

Job ID:
On-Call Custodian (Pool Position)

Job Title:
On-Call Custodian (Pool Position)

Appointment Type:
Temporary

Time Base:
Part-Time

Date Posted:
December 4, 2017

Closing Date:
Open until filled

Link to Apply Online:
https://www.calpolyjobs.org

Campus Employment Homepage:
http://www.calpolyjobs.org

Description:
Cal Poly is hiring Custodians for Facility Services!

This position provides general cleaning and custodial care and support for assigned campus buildings, facilities, structures and adjacent areas and/or portions thereof, including, but not limited to, campus offices, classrooms, science laboratories, art rooms, auditoriums; gymnasiums, locker rooms, health and child care centers; student residences, patios, entryways and walkways, and workshops. Custodial staff may work independently or as part of a custodial team.

Custodians perform a wide range of custodial and related duties for assigned campus areas. The following examples of typical work activities are meant to illustrate the general range of work functions performed by custodians; they are not meant to be an all-inclusive or restrictive list of custodial-related work. Work assignments may involve related activities and may be focused in one area or vary on a regular basis.

To apply directly for this position, please copy and paste this link directly into your web browser: http://bit.ly/2jeGD6J

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Postgraduate Scholarships

Nurse 1, 12 Month Position

About University at Albany:

Established in 1844 and designated a University Center of the State University of New York in 1962, the University at Albany’s broad mission of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research and public service engages 17,300 diverse students in eight schools and colleges across three campuses. Located in Albany, New York, New York State’s capital, the University is convenient to Boston, New York City and the Adirondacks.

ANNOUNCEMENT OF CLASSIFIED SERVICE VACANCY

The following vacancy exists in the classified service and may require eligibility from a competitive civil service list.


Job Description:

Vacancy #:  C-217-48342

Apply by:  December 18, 2017

Title:  Nurse 1, 12 Month Position

Location:  Student Health Services

Salary: $44,564

Grade: SG-14, PEF

Hours:  Mon. – Fri.: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM / 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Summers/Intersessions

Duration:  Permanent


Requirements:

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: 

Candidates must possess a license to practice as a Registered Nurse in New York State. 

May be filled from a mandatory reemployment list if one is in effect at the time of appointment.

A completed University at Albany employment application is required to be considered for this position

  • A completed application is required to be considered for this position
  • All applicants must meet at least one of the above requirements
  • Any applications received that do not meet at least one of the above requirements will be considered unqualified and will be discarded

OPERATING NEEDS:

Candidate must fill out Civil Service Examination form for this position.  The form is available via:   https://www.cs.ny.gov/extdocs/pdf/nysapp.pdf   Please send all materials to address listed on SUNY application

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 Ability to instruct individuals, families, or other groups on topics such as health education, disease prevention; and develop health improvement programs preferred


Additional Information:

Federal law and regulations require notice to all prospective employees regarding crimes that have occurred on campus in the current three year period.  Please refer to the following website for the complete Annual Security Report (“Clery Report”): http://police.albany.edu/ASR.shtml

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at [email protected]  

THE UNIVERSITY AT ALBANY IS AN EO/AA/IRCA/ADA EMPLOYER


Application Instructions:

A completed application is required to be considered for this position. Applicants are also encouraged to provide a cover letter and resume.

To apply, please download and complete the Application for Classified Service Employment located here:

Please submit your application by mail to:

Office of Human Resources Management
Classified Services, Vacancy #: C-217-48342
University at Albany, UAB 300
Albany, NY  12222

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