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					                                                                                                                               Begin Prep as Early   Internal
                                                                                                                                                                     Campus Advisor
                                                                                                                               as                    Deadline
 Grant or Scholarship         Brief
                                                           Eligibility                                Award                                                          Must be
   and Its Web Site        Description                                                                                                               External
                                                                                                                               Competitiveness                       Nominated by
                                                                                                                                                     Deadline
                                                                                                                                                                     CC?



   Boren Scholarship      Support for       Colorado College freshmen, sophomores,        Based on financial need and cost     Freshman year         January         Heather
(funded by the National   study abroad in   and juniors (U.S. citizens only) who are      of the program, up to $20,000                              2012, for the   Browne,
   Security Education     areas of the      planning to engage in a study abroad          for a full year of academic study.                         2012-13         Coordinator
       Program)           world that are    program before graduation. Boren              All recipients of Boren awards                             academic        of Off-
                          critical to US    Scholarships are awarded with preference      incur a requirement to seek                                year            Campus
                          interests         for countries, languages and fields of        employment with a federal                                                  Study, x6918
                                            study critical to US security.                agency or office involved in                                               Yes,
                                                                                                                               ~130 scholars
                                                                                          national security affairs.                                                 nomination
                                                                                                                               annually
 www.borenawards.org/                                                                                                                                Feb. 9, 2012    required.
 Barry M. Goldwater       Undergraduate     Colorado College sophomores and               Eligible expenses up to a            Sophomore year        4th Monday      Murphy
     Scholarship          scholarship       juniors in the top 10% of their class, with   maximum of $7,500 per year.                                of Block 2      Brasuel and
                          support           a strong interest in mathematics, the         Junior recipients can expect a                                             Amelia
                                            natural sciences and engineering              maximum of two years of                                                    Taylor
                                                                                          support, seniors one year of         About 250 awards
                                                                                          support                              nationwide                            Yes,
                                                                                                                               annually              January 2012    nomination
 www.act.org/goldwater                                                                                                                               (date TBD)      required.

  Humanity in Action      5-week summer     College sophomores, juniors and seniors       HIA selects Fellows on the basis     Freshman year         Application     Bill Davis,
                          fellowship in     interested in exploring issues of human       of leadership potential,                                   and due date    x6815
                          one of 6          rights and majority and minority relations    academic achievement and                                   posted online
                          different         in Denmark, the Netherlands, France,          interest in human rights. HIA                              in Fall 2011.
                          countries         Germany, Poland or the U.S. HIA               covers Fellows’ expenses for         Varies
                                            conducts core educational programs in         travel and accommodations
                                            two phases every summer.                      related to the HIA educational
www.humanityinaction.or                                                                   programs.
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                                                                                                                              Begin Prep as Early   Internal
                                                                                                                                                                   Campus Advisor
                                                                                                                              as                    Deadline
 Grant or Scholarship         Brief
                                                            Eligibility                               Award                                                        Must be
   and Its Web Site        Description                                                                                                              External
                                                                                                                              Competitiveness                      Nominated by
                                                                                                                                                    Deadline
                                                                                                                                                                   CC?


    NCAA Sports           $3,000 for         Colorado College juniors in good              Eight $3000 scholarships           Sophomore year        First Friday   Ralph
Journalism Scholarship    senior year of     standing with an interest in sports           awarded nationally in the junior                         of December    Bertrand,
                          college            journalism; GPA of 3.0 or above.              year for senior year study                               (transcript,   x6402
                                                                                                                              8 awards              letter of
                                                                                                                              nationally            recommendat
                                                                                                                                                    ion, example
 http://www.ncaa.org/wp                                                                                                                             of work)
 s/ncaa?ContentID=10                                                                                                                                               No.

    Public Interest       Summer or          Colorado College freshmen, sophomores,        Full-time internship for 12        Freshman year.        Early Feb.     PIFP
 Fellowship Program       yearlong           juniors and graduating seniors                weeks with $1000/month                                   for coming     coordinator
                          fellowships with                                                 stipend. Year-long fellows                               summer and     Lani Hinkle,
                          CO nonprofits                                                    receive $20,000 plus health                              academic       227-8175;
                          seeking                                                          insurance                                                year           Jeff Livesay,
                          systemic                                                                                                                                 x6644
                          solutions to                                                                                        ~30 awarded per                      Yes,
www.CCpublicinterest.co   societal                                                                                            year.                                nomination
        m                 problems                                                                                                                                 required.

    Harry Truman          $30,000 for        U.S. citizens who are currently Colorado      Approximately $27,000 for          Sophomore year        October        Dan Johnson,
Scholarship Foundation    graduate study     College juniors and intend to pursue a        graduate school, as well as                                             x6654
                                             career in government / public service and     $3,000 for the senior year
                                             whose GPA places them in the upper
                                             quarter of their class                                                                                                Yes,
                                                                                                                                                                   nomination
   www.truman.gov/                                                                                                                                  Feb. 7, 2012   required.

   Morris K. Udall        $5,000             1. Colorado College sophomores or             Up to $5,000 in scholarships to    Freshman year         January        Sally Meyer,
Foundation Scholarship    scholarship for    juniors in good standing, who study the       undergraduate students                                                  x6183
                          undergraduate      environment and related fields.
                          study              2. Native American and Alaska Native                                             ~ 80 scholarships
                                             students who are Colorado College                                                awarded
                                             sophomores or juniors, in good standing,                                         nationally                           Yes,
                                             and are in fields related to health care or                                                            March 2,       nomination
    www.udall.gov                            tribal public policy.                                                                                  2012           reequired.

				
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