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Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Essay Contest

Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Essay Contest

Honor the Past. Create the Future. In honor of African-Americans extraordinary achievements and Black History Month, the Regions Bank is proud to offer the Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Essay Contest. High School and College students can grab this opportunity. Write about an African-American who has inspired and motivated you, and you could win a $5,000 or $3,500 scholarship.

Regions Investment Solutions is a marketing name of Cetera Investment Services. Securities and insurance products are offered through Cetera Investment Services LLC, member FINRA/SIPC.

Eligibility

To be eligible to enter this contest and to win an award, you must be a high school senior or a college freshman, sophomore or junior and meet all of the following criteria.

High School Seniors:

  • Be a legal U.S. resident of either Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee or Texas
  • Be age 13 or older
  • Be enrolled in 12th grade in a public or private school (or home school) located in one of the states listed above
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0
  • Plan to attend an accredited college in the U.S. during the 2017-2018 academic school year

College Students:

  • Either be a legal U.S. resident of one of the following states or a legal U.S. resident (of one of the 50 United States or D.C.) currently attending an accredited college located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee or Texas
  • Be age 16 or older
  • Be currently enrolled as a full-time college undergraduate freshman, sophomore or junior at an accredited college in the U.S. and have least one year (or 18 credit hours) remaining before graduation
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0
  • Plan to attend an accredited college in the U.S. during the 2017-2018 academic school year
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How to Apply

  1. Address how an AfricanAmerican individual has been an inspiration in your life, and
  2. Discuss the contributions of the AfricanAmerican individual who has served to inspire and motivate you (the “Essay Topic”)

Essay Guidelines:

  • Your Essay must succinctly discuss the Essay Topic. Essays are limited to 500 words or less (including “I,” “a,” “and,” etc.).
  • Your Application responses and your Essay must be in English.
  • Your Essay must (i) be your own original work, created solely by you, and be the exclusive property of you alone (ii) not have been previously published, released or distributed in any form and (iii) not have won any prior awards or have been (or be) entered in any other competitions.
  • Your Entry may not contain any third party materials, and may not in any way violate or infringe upon, or (as determined by Sponsor in Sponsor’s sole discretion) potentially violate or infringe upon, the copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity, or other personal or proprietary rights of any person or entity.
  • Your Essay may not, include, contain or discuss (as determined by the judges in their sole and absolute discretion): (i) any illegal, immoral, obscene, profane, lewd, inappropriate, disparaging, libelous, defamatory or offensive material; (ii) any content unsuitable for publishing, posting or reproducing (including, but not limited to, profanity); (iii) any racial, ethnic, religious, or sexual derogatory characterizations or slurs; or (iv) any threats to any person, place, business, group or world peace, or that suggests and/or promotes violence.
  • You may not copy or otherwise plagiarize Essay materials from any source. Modifying, enhancing or altering a pre-existing work does not qualify as an original creation or submission.
  • Your Essay may not convey or communicate any message inconsistent with the positive brand, reputation for wholesomeness or goodwill of Sponsor.
  • You may submit only one (1) Essay as part of your Entry.
  • You must fully complete all portions of the Application, including obtaining your parent or legal guardian’s electronic consent/signature if you are a Minor.
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Scholarship Value

A total of thirty (30) Contest Prizes will be awarded consisting of 15 High School Student Contest Prizes (one (1) for each HSS Entry Subgroup) and 15 College Student Contest Prizes (one (1) for each CS Entry Subgroup).

  • High School Student Contest Prize consists of a check in the amount of $5,000 made out to winner’s designated accredited college.
  • College Student Contest Prize consists of a check in the amount of $3,500 made out to winner’s designated accredited college.

Application Deadline

The 2017 Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Essay Contest (the “Contest”) begins on January 16, 2017, and ends on February 28, 2017, at 11:59:59 PM Central Time (the “Contest Period”).

More Info

https://www.regions.com/promo/black-history-scholarship

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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