Sunday, June 16, 2013

Linwood Sexton Scholarship awarded to Solomon High senior

Solomon High School (Solomon, Kan.) senior Eddie Sandoval was recently named the Linwood Sexton Scholarship recipient at Wichita State University for the 2013-2014 academic year.

The four-year scholarship provides full tuition, books, fees and on-campus housing, and has opened the door for Sandoval to get a college education.

Sandoval is described by his high school band director as the "definition of a positive attitude with his abilities to encourage others on a daily basis."

A student leader
At Solomon High School, Sandoval was successful at academics while working part-time and being involved in school activities. He lettered three years in football, basketball and marching and jazz band, all while maintaining a 4.0 GPA.

Sandoval also served as class student vice president for the past three years.

He is known throughout his community as a hard worker, often stopping to help neighbors with mowing and snow removal.

"I take pride in my work and make sure I do the best in everything I do," Sandoval said.

Sandoval looks forward to attending Wichita State in the fall and plans to major in Business Finance.

Scholarship history
The Sexton Scholarship was established in 2000 to honor its namesake, Linwood Sexton.
Sexton, a Wichita State legend in football, is a member of the Shocker Sports Hall of Fame and Kansas Sports Hall of Fame.

An untiring advocate for equal opportunity and social justice, he has been honored with many awards for his efforts in promoting understanding and respect among people of different racial, religious and ethnic backgrounds.

Incoming freshman applicants must have a minimum 3.0 grade point average and demonstrate financial need. All students are eligible to apply, but preference is given to minority students.

The scholarship is automatically renewed as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.

King’s Continuation Scholarships at King’s College London in UK

King’s College London offers postgraduate scholarships for international students. Applicants must be currently registered on a postgraduate research degree programme at King’s College London, UK. International students can apply for this scholarship. 20 awards are available for the academic year 2013/14 and each award is worth up to a maximum of £15,000 p.a. Funds can be used towards either tuition fees (home/EU or international) or living expenses and the awards are renewable for the remaining length of the postgraduate research programme, subject to satisfactory progress. Closing date for applications is 14th June 2013.. The King’s Continuation Scholarship (KCS) offers support to postgraduate research students who are currently registered at King’s College London. The award is open to currently registered postgraduate research students who have at least 12 months of full-time registration remaining on their current PGR programme from September 2013, which excludes the writing-up period. There will be 20 awards available for the academic year 2013/14 and each award is worth up to a maximum of £15,000 p.a. Funds can be used towards either tuition fees (home/EU or international) or living expenses and the awards are renewable for the remaining length of the postgraduate research programme, subject to satisfactory progress.. This scholarship is available for pursuing postgraduate research degree level.
The research areas of this scholarship are: scholarships are provided in all subjects offered by the university.
Who can apply to this scholarship? Be currently registered on a postgraduate research degree programme at King’s College London;
· Have at least 12 months of full
· time registration remaining on their MPhil/PhD programme at King’s from September 2013 (excluding the writing up period)
· These studentships CANNOT be held on a part
· time basis; applicants who are currently undertaking their research as a part
· time student must agree to convert to full
· time study if successful;
· PGR degree programmes referred to in this document cover MPhil/PhD degrees and professional doctorates such as EdD, DClinPsy, MD and DMin;
· Distance learning programmes are not eligible;
· Masters programmes are not eligible;
· Students who are in their ‘writing up’ year, or are due to go into ‘writing up’ in 2013/14, are not eligible.
· This opportunity is for current students only
Benefits of the scholarship: Provides funding worth up to a maximum of £15,000 p.a, which can contribute towards tuition fees or living expenses.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: Not Known
Number of scholarships: Not Known

Tara Nirula ISH/LCF Graduate Scholarship for Indian Students in UK

London College of Fashion announces Tara Nirula International Students House (ISH) Graduate Scholarship for Indian students. The scholarship is provided to learn design management for the fashion industries or fashion entrepreneurship. Applicants from India are welcome to apply for the scholarship. Students applying for the scholarship must be undergraduates expecting to graduate with a good bachelor’s degree (with Honours) from a Higher Education institution by 31st July 2013.. The Tara Nirula ISH/LCF Graduate scholarship is a combined tuition fee and residential scholarship offered to international students from India with the ability and potential to make an exceptional contribution to the worlds of art, design, communication and performance. Applications are encouraged from those who feel they will benefit from further study to realize their full potential. The Tara Nirula ISH/LCF Graduate Scholarship will be offered annually and is the product of a partnership between International Students House, one of London’s largest residences for International Students and London College of Fashion, one of the UK’s leading institutions for fashion studies.. This scholarship is offered to lean masters programme.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Scholarship is provided to learn Design Management for the Fashion Industries or Fashion Entrepreneurship.
Who can apply to this scholarship? To be eligible for the Tara Nirula ISH/LCF Graduate Scholarship, applicants must be: Accepted to study on one of the following two courses at London College of Fashion: MA Design Management for the Fashion Industries OR MA Fashion Entrepreneurship AND
· Be an undergraduate student expecting to graduate with a good bachelors (with Honours) from a Higher Education institution by 31 July 2013 OR
· Be a graduate, having already gained a good bachelors degree from a Higher Education institution in India OR
· Be able to demonstrate substantial equivalent and applicable experience
· Must be willing to be a part of a multi
· cultural diverse student residential community.
· Be in financial need where the awarding of the Scholarship would enable the applicant to pursue the course of study they may not otherwise be able to afford
· Be an Indian national and a graduate from an Indian Higher Education institution.
Benefits of the scholarship: The Scholarship is worth the value of the tuition fees of the graduate course and the value of a single room at International Students House where the student will reside during their studies. The Scholarship also covers meals taken in the ISH restaurant up to the value of £2000 for the 2013/2014 academic year.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: Not provided
Number of scholarships: Not provided

2013 Criminology Masters Degree Part-Fee Bursaries at University of Leicester in UK

Programme

Department of Criminology announces part-fee bursaries for masters degree programmes. The bursaries are open to new UK/EU applicants and are payable as a 25% discount on the course fee. The bursaries are open to pursue master’s degree in criminology, clinical criminology, applied criminology terrorism, security and policing. Applicants applying for the bursaries must have a first-class or upper second-class undergraduate degree in a relevant subject.. . This Bursaries are available for pursuing Masters degree level.

Research areas: Bursaries
Who can apply?

Applicants must have a first
· class or upper second
· class undergraduate degree in a relevant subject.
· International applicants can read more about our English language entry requirements.
Benefits of the scholarship:

The bursaries are open to new UK/EU applicants and are payable as a 25% discount on the course fee. Applicants must be able to commence their studies in September 2013.
Number of scholarships: Eight part-fee bursaries are offered.