Educational Foundation of the American Association of University Women: The foundation will award $2.8 billion to advance education, research and self-development for women. Application deadlines vary; interested women should contact the AAUW by calling (202) 728-7602 or e-mailing them at or check the Web site at http://www.aauw.org.

    Charlotte W. Newcombe Dissertation Fellowships: For Ph.D. candidates who are writing their dissertations on topics of religious and ethical values in any field. The address to request an application is .

    Howard Hughes Predoctoral Fellowship in the Biological Sciences: For full-time study toward a Ph.D. or Sc.D degree in the biological sciences for three years. The annual stipend is $14,500 with an $14,000 annual cost-of-living allowance. For more info contact Web site at http://www.hhmi.org/grants/

    Ford Foundation Predoctoral and Dissertation Fellowships for Minorities: For minority students pursuing a doctorate degree in the behavioral and social sciences, humanities, engineering, mathematics, physical sciences and life sciences. Applicants are expected to be planning a career in teaching and research at the college or university level. Stipend is $21,000 for one year. Due date is Nov. 15.

    Truman Scholarship: This scholarship is awarded to junior-level students at four-year colleges and universities who have extensive records of public and community service, are committed to careers in government or in the public sector, and plan to attend graduate school to help prepare for their careers. Up to $30,000 is awarded to each recipient. Scholars may attend graduate school in the United States or in foreign countries. Candidates must be nominated by their institution of higher education. Applications are not accepted directly from candidates. Deadline is Nov. 14.

    Barry M. Goldwater Foundation: This foundation will award up to 250 scholarships to junior and senior students planning a career in mathematics, engineering or the natural sciences. The awards are for up to $7,000 per year. Applicants must first go through an on-campus competition before being passed on to the national competition. Applications are available in 350 MSRB or from faculty advisor Neil Rasband, 378-2309. Due date is Dec. 15.

    Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Fellowship: This fellowship is for first-year graduate study in any field available to members of Phi Kapp Phi, including those who join this fall. Seniors can pick up applications from Lee Hendrix in 216 TMCB on Tuesdays or Thursdays, or Sally Todd, 120 MCKB. Completed applications need to be returned by Jan. 15.

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