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ASU President Barack Obama Scholars Program

ASU President Barack Obama Scholars Program

The Arizona State University (ASU) is proud to promote equal access to education for all Arizonans through their programs like the President Barack Obama Scholars Program. Arizona resident’s students who are pursuing a first undergraduate degree as full-time freshmen are eligible to apply. The AUS is committed to providing many opportunities and encouraged people around the world to pursue their dreams.ASU will cover students’ estimated direct costs of attending ASU for up to eight full-time, consecutive fall and spring semesters (summer sessions are not covered). Estimated direct costs include actual tuition and mandatory fees as well as standardized allowances for the room, board and books/supplies.

The Arizona State University is a top-ranked research university in the greater Phoenix metropolitan area. The University is committed to helping a greater number of academically qualified students graduate than ever.

Eligibility

To eligible for the scholarship, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:

  • Open to Arizona residents, admitted to ASU in the fall and who are degree-seeking, full-time freshmen (pursuing an afirst undergraduate degree). This includes Native American high school seniors who are not residing in Arizona who meet the Arizona residency criteria for tuition purposes at ASU.
  • Admission to the university does not guarantee eligibility for the program. You must meet all course competencies and at least one of the aptitude requirements for admission described on the Freshman Admission Requirements.
  • You must enroll in ASU at the beginning of the fall semester immediately after Arizona high school graduation. If you do not enroll at ASU for the fall, you will forfeit eligibility for any future participation in this program.
  • You must demonstrate a total annual family income of $42,400 or less on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The Obama Scholars Program will be closed for the year when program funds have been exhausted.
  • You must be eligible to receive a Federal Pell Grant.
  • ASU Online degree programs are not eligible. If you change your major to an ASU Online major, you will be removed from the Obama Scholars Program and adjustments will be made to your awards.
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How to Apply

To apply, there is no additional application for this program. Students that submit their FAFSA and have a complete ASU admissions application will be automatically considered for the scholarship program. The links are:

There are no exceptions to these dates. The FAFSA must be free of errors and the admissions application with all necessary materials must be complete to be eligible for consideration.

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ASU President Barack Obama Scholars Program

Scholarship Value

  • By combining gift aid (i.e., Pell Grants, SEOG, University Grants, LEAP, and scholarships) from federal, state, private, and institutional sources with Federal Work-Study, ASU will cover students’ estimated direct costs of attending ASU (minus the Expected Family Contribution as determined by the FAFSA) for up to eight full-time, consecutive fall and spring semesters (summer sessions are not covered).
  • Estimated direct costs include actual tuition and mandatory fees as well as standardized allowances for the room, board and books/supplies.
  • Special class fees, study abroad program fees, academic program fees or summer tuition/fees will not be covered as part of the program.
  • You may choose to spend one semester in an ASU-sponsored study abroad program, only after completion of your first year in the Obama Scholars Program. This will count as one semester towards the eight-semester
  • Your funding will continue to be based on ASU cost of attendance and will not cover any study abroad program fees.
  • ASU will award recipients a combination of the following sources of aid. These awards do not require repayment.
  • Pell Grants—this federal gift assistance program supports students who have exceptional need.
  • Institutional Grants—ASU gift assistance available to undergraduate students who demonstrate financial need. These grants include University Grants.
  • FSEOG and LEAP Grants—gift assistance available to undergraduate students who demonstrate financial need.
  • Federal Work-Study—a student employment program that allows students to earn funds to assist in paying their educational costs. Participants in the Obama Scholars Program are automatically awarded $2,500 in federal work-study.
  • Scholarships— gift assistance awarded by ASU and private donors that recognize exceptional achievement.
  • Outside Resources—funding received from outside sources that assist students in paying for their educational expenses.
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Application Deadline

There are no additional application deadlines. Students must submit FAFSA form on or before by the following dates, to be considered for the scholarship:

  • Jan. 1 – Students must submit their FAFSA and have a complete ASU admissions application on file.
  • July 1 – Students must submit all requested documents for financial aid verification.This deadline applies to both incoming freshmen and current participants of both programs.

The FAFSA must be free of errors and the admissions application with all necessary materials must be complete to be eligible for consideration.

More Info

https://students.asu.edu/obama

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).

Disclaimer

IRIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to diversity
and creating an inclusive workplace where all employee’s backgrounds, talents
and contributions are valued. If you require an accommodation to navigate or
apply to our employment site, please send your request to: Human Resources
or call (202) 682-2220 or fax (202) 682-0633.

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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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