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September 6, 2002

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Scholarship Deadlines

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

Fulbright Grants 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 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, visit

Marshall Scholarships 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 for further information.

Mitchell Scholarships 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 for further information.

Rhodes Scholarships 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 for more information.

Gates Cambridge 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 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.

Attention Faculty and Staff

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 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 these events.

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