September 6, 2002
The following major
national scholarships have September deadlines. If you are interested
in applying for any of these awards, contact Katya King at the
Career Development Center. She can be reached at x2080 and firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mount Holyoke seniors win Fulbrights every year. These grants
provide funding toward one year of postgraduate study in a country
outside the United States. Applicants must be United States citizens,
but there are no age restrictions. Awards range from travel grants
to full grants, and the award applies to all fields of study,
including visual and performing arts. Opportunities to teach English
as a second language are also available. The MHC deadline is September
27. Visit www.iie.org/fulbright
for further information.
DAAD Annual Grants
MHC seniors have had great success in securing these grants, which
fund study at a German university. Applicants must be United States
or Canadian citizens or permanent residents. Proficiency in German
is required. The MHC deadline is September 27. For further information,
Marshall scholarships provide funding for up to three years
toward undergraduate or graduate study at a university in the
UK. Candidates must be United States citizens under the age of
twenty-six. A 3.7+ GPA is required. The MHC deadline is September
23. The College's most recent winner is a member of the class
of 2000. Visit www.acu.ac.uk/marshall
for further information.
Mitchell scholarships provide funding for one year of graduate
study at a university in Northern or Southern Ireland. Applicants
must be United States citizens. This award is competitive and
applies to all fields of study. The MHC deadline is September
23. Visit www.us-irelandalliance.org/mitchell for further information.
Rhodes scholarships provide funding for two to three years of
postgraduate study at England's Oxford University. Candidates
must be United States citizens between the ages of eighteen and
twenty-four. Qualities sought include high intellectual and academic
achievement, leadership, integrity of character, and the
energy to use one's talents to the full. The MHC deadline
is September 23. Visit www.rhodesscholar.org
for more information.
Scholarships Gates scholarships provide funding for postgraduate
study at the University of Cambridge or for a second bachelor's
degree at the University of Cambridge. All citizenships are eligible
except the U.K. Students must be under the age of thirty. A GRE
is required. This scholarship is competitive and open to all fields
of study. The MHC deadline is September 23. Visit www.gates.scholarships.cam.ac.uk
for further information
Eating Issues Group
Beginning in the second
week of October, the College's counseling service will offer
a free, confidential group for women who would like to decrease
food and weight preoccupations, alter negative eating and exercise
patterns, and enhance self-esteem from the inside out. Members
will have the opportunity to identify underlying dynamics that
fuel eating issues, to challenge unrealistic ideals, and to develop
healthier coping strategies. Call x2037 for further information.
Pre-group screening is required.
Faculty and staff
members who are interested in adding their names to a confidential
email list for LGBT faculty and staff should send a request to
Kristin Pepe at email@example.com.
This list has been in existence for many years and is a way for
people who are new to MHC to connect with others. The group hosts
monthly potluck dinners, which are held at volunteers' homes
in the area. Partners and children are always welcome to attend