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FACT Education Grant Program

FACT Education Grant Program

The Federation of American Consumers and Travelers (FACT) have excited to announce the 2017 Educational Grant Program. The grant is offered to graduate students from an accredited public, private or parochial high school (or equivalent). This program is primarily designed for the so-called ‘average’ student. It is for the individual who may never have made the honor roll or who didn’t excel on the athletic field, but who sincerely wants to obtain a higher education, but is often overlooked by other scholarship sources. Winners of the “Educational Grant Program” will receive approximately $75,000 respectively.

The Federation of American Consumers and Travelers (FACT) was founded in 1984 by a small group of Midwesterners. For more than two decades, FACT has been developing and refining a benefits package which has true meaning to the value-conscious consumer.

Eligibility

Eligible to apply are students who:

  • Graduated from an accredited public, private or parochial high school (or equivalent).
  • Are or will be enrolled in an accredited public or private college, university or trade/technical school.
  • Not eligible to apply are FACT employees, directors, officers and their relatives.
  • Only FACT members and their immediate family members may apply.
  • All forms must be printed or written legibly in black ink.

How to Apply

Applying for the scholarship, the candidates can download the application form through the given link:

http://usafact.org/documents/EducationGrantProgram-Instructions-and-Application.pdf

Essay guidelines:

Write an essay, up to two pages, on one of the following topics:

  • Who has had the biggest influence in your life and why?
  • If you had the authority to change your community in a positive way, what specific changes would you make?
  • Do you have a special attribute or accomplishment that sets you apart?
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 Supporting Documents:

In order to be considered, the following must be submitted to the FACT administrative offices:

  • Educational Grant Application Form
  • Membership Verification Form (included in the application form)
  • Official copy of high school transcript
  • Copy of college transcript/grades (not pertinent to all applicants – only those who are currently or have previously taken college courses)
  • The completed application form (make sure the membership verification form is completed on the following page)
  • A copy of your high school transcript
  • An essay

Submitting Details: 

Applicant must mail complete application packet to:

FACT Membership Office

P.O. Box 104

Edwardsville, IL 62025

Scholarship Value

Approximately $75,000 will be awarded this year to members and their immediate families, with the hope of increasing accessibility to advanced education.

Application Deadline:

All application forms and documentation must be received by Friday, March 31, 2017.

Link for More Information:

http://usafact.org/portfolio-view/scholarships/

Contact Information

If you have any question, email at cservice-at-usafact.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).

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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