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NLEAFCF Foundation Vincent Bennett Jr. Memorial Scholarship

NLEAFCF Foundation Vincent Bennett Jr. Memorial Scholarship

The NLEAFCF Foundation is proud to announce the Vincent Bennett, Jr. memorial scholarship in memory of Vincent Bennett, who passed away suddenly on September 19, 2013. The Vincent Bennett, Jr. memorial scholarship is awarded annually to an incoming freshman who is the child of a law enforcement officer or firefighter who was killed or permanently disabled in the line of duty.The NLEAFCFis dedicated to helping children of law enforcement and firefighting personnel. The winners of the memorial scholarship program will get a $20,000 award over a four year period ($5,000 per year).

NLEAFCF – National Law Enforcement and Firefighters Children’s Foundation committed to providing long-term support to ensure the needs of these children are met during not only at the initial time of crisis, but into the future. The foundation promotes and facilitates educational activities and programs created and operated by law enforcement and firefighting organizations whose purpose is to benefit the children in their communities.

Eligibility

To eligible the applicant must meet the entire following requirement:

  • Applicants must be dependent children, stepchildren or legally adopted children of an eligible law enforcement officer or firefighter who was killed or totally and permanently disabled in the line of duty.
  • The applicant must have been conceived prior to the death or total and permanent disability of the eligible officer or firefighter.
  • An applicant who is an adopted child must have been adopted by the eligible officer or firefighter prior to, or the adoption process must have begun prior to, the date of the death or total and permanent disability.
  • An applicant who is a stepchild must have been listed as a dependent on the eligible officer or firefighter’s federal and state income tax returns in the income tax years immediately prior to the death or total and permanent disability.
  • Candidates must be pursuing their first Bachelor’s degree, Associate’s degree, or Certificate at any accredited college, university or technical/vocational institution in the United States that participates in the federal financial aid programs offered through the U.S. Department of Education.
  • Candidate must be enrolled as a full-time student during the entire academic year.
  • Candidate must maintain a 2.7 out of a 0-grade point average, or the equivalent as documented by the Office of the Registrar at the academic institution.
  • Candidate must be making satisfactory academic progress toward the completion of their program as defined and documented by the academic institution.
  • Candidate must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States attending school in the United States.
  • Current NLEAFCF officers and employees, and members of their immediate families are not eligible to apply.
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How to Apply

To apply for the scholarship, the applicant can download, print, and complete the application form. The link is:http://nleafcf.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/2016-application-form-all-scholarships.pdf

Required Documents

First-time candidates must submit the following items:

  • Academic transcript including cumulative GPA through the spring semester of the current/just-completed academic year.
  • Proof of full-time enrollment for the upcoming fall semester.
  • Evidence of honors, leadership position, volunteer activities and other achievements.
  • Personal essay, not exceeding 700 words, summarizing personal and professional achievements and career goals.
  • Proof of US citizenship or permanent residency (i.e. birth certificate, naturalization papers or valid US passport)
  • Documentation verifying you- are the child of the deceased or disabled law enforcement officer or firefighter.
  • Written notification from the Chief Executive Officer of the involved agency confirming the line of duty death or total and permanent disability.
  • In the case of permanent disability, the applicant must provide a physician’s certification of the “total and permanent disability.” The physician must be a doctor of medicine who is legally authorized to practice in the United States.
  • Letters of recommendation from three (3) individuals excluding family members, including one academic reference, one personal reference and one reference from the related law enforcement officer’s or firefighter’s employer.
  • A copy of candidate’s completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  • A copy of candidate’s Student Aid Report (SAR).
  • A copy of candidate’s upcoming Fall Tuition Bill and Financial Aid Award letter from the enrolled school.

Continuing award recipients must submit the following items to maintain eligibility:

  • Documentation that applicant is making satisfactory academic progress toward the completion of their degree as defined and documented by the academic institution.
  • Most recent transcript.
  • Proof of full-time enrollment for the fall semester.
  • Personal essay, not exceeding 700 words, summarizing the importance of this scholarship toward achieving your academic goals and your achievements and accomplishments since your last NLEAFCF scholarship award.
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Submitting Details

Mail submission packet to:

National Law Enforcement & Firefighters Children’s Foundation
ATTN: Scholarship Committee
928 Broadway Suite 703
New York, NY 10010

Scholarship Value

  • The scholarship is a $20,000 award over a four year period ($5,000 per year). The awardee must maintain all academic eligibility requirements during the four years of the award.
  • Annual awards will be sent directly to the appropriate office of the recipient’s school by way of a check made payable to the school on behalf of the scholarship recipient.
  • The annual award will be distributed in two (2) equal payments – one for the fall semester and one for the spring semester.

Application Deadline

The submission deadline for 2017-2018 scholarship awards will be July 1, 2017.

More Info

http://nleafcf.org/scholarships/vincent-bennett-jr-memorial-scholarship/

Contact Information

For any questions contact to Sarahbeth Grossman by call 646-822-4236or email at nleafcf-at-nleafcf.org

 

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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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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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