Honors College E-News
September 28th, 2015
_____________Gulf Park Edition_____________
♦♦♦♦♦ SPOTLIGHT ♦♦♦♦♦
Pulitzer Prize-winning Rick Bragg commenced the 2015-16 University Forum with a full house at Bennett Auditorium!
♦♦♦♦♦ HONORS COLLEGE ADVISEMENT FOR SPRING ♦♦♦♦♦
Advisement for Keystone Honors Students
Honors Keystone Advisement for Gulf Coast students will be held on Thursday, October 15. Please call the Honors College office, at 601.266.4533, at your earliest convenience and schedule a time to meet Keystone Adviser Paula Mathis. Appointments are available in 30-minute intervals beginning at 9. The meeting will be held in FEC 101.
PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS
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♦♦♦♦♦ OPPORTUNITIES ♦♦♦♦♦
Eagle SPUR Awards for Undergraduate Research
Want to know how to write a successful SPUR proposal?
Dr. Douglas Masterson (College of Science and Technology) will offer two sessions of a workshop guiding students through the proposal preparation process.
Thursday, October 1 (4pm), The Speaking Center
Friday, October 2 (2pm), The Speaking Center
Both sessions will be simulcast at the Gulf Park campus (location to be announced). The deadline for Eagle SPUR is October 15th.
Study Abroad Scholarship Deadlines Are Approaching
The deadline for the Gilman Scholarship (Pell Grant eligible students) for Spring 2016/early decision Summer 2016 is October 6th.
The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
Graduating STEM (including STEM education), psychology or social science seniors should consider applying for the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. The NSF GRF provides three years of portable full-funding for a research-based graduate program. You must be planning to pursue a career in research/industry. Any field which involves seeing patients or clients is not eligible. You can find a list of eligible fields here.
Lemelson-MIT Student Prize
Contact Dr. Weinauer for more information!
Need an Appointment?
HON 321: Forum
Study Abroad? Deadlines are Approaching!
Contact Robyn Curtis to set up scholarship advising!