December 7, 2011
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Conference Services: Great Summer Job
Application deadline: Jan. 27.
Want to see what it takes to become a conference expert for Conference Services? Apply to be a University ambassador to more than 100 sports camps, corporate conferences and U.Va. programs, all while gaining valuable work experience in a professional setting. Apply here starting Dec. 8. For more information, e-mail email@example.com.
Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Arts Scholarship: Funds for Graduate Study in the Arts
Application deadline: Jan. 25, noon.
U.Va. may nominate two fourth-year students or recent graduates for this scholarship. Criteria include artistic merit and financial need. For more information, please visit the website.
Udall Scholarship: Apply Now
Application deadline: Feb. 8.
The Udall Foundation will award 80 scholarships of $5000 and 50 honorable mentions of $350 to second- and third-year students committed to careers related to the environment (including policy, engineering, science, education, urban planning and renewal, business, health, justice, economics and other related fields), tribal public policy, or Native American health care. For more information, please visit the website.
Boren Scholarship: Study Abroad
Application deadline: Jan. 19.
Boren Scholarships provide up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad. Study abroad proposals for two or more semesters are strongly encouraged and must include an intensive language component. The program focuses on geographic areas, languages and fields of study deemed critical to U.S. national security, broadly defined. For more information, please visit the website.
HoliGay Party: Hosted by the LGBT Resource Center
Dec. 11, 5 to 7 p.m., Newcomb Hall South Meeting Room.
Celebrate the end of the semester and take a break from finals by decorating some cookies and partaking in lovely holiday snacks. Check out the Facebook page for more details and to RSVP.
Jason Aldean: My Kinda Party Tour
March 23, 7:30 p.m., John Paul Jones Arena.
After setting attendance records across the country this past summer, Country Music Association “Entertainer of the Year” nominee Jason Aldean announced that he is extending his My Kinda Party tour into 2012 with special guest Luke Bryan, a fellow Georgia native and Capitol Nashville recording artist. For more information, please visit the website.
Riverdance: The Original International Phenomenon
May 30, 7:30 p.m., John Paul Jones Arena.
Few shows have touched audiences like Riverdance, now on its farewell tour. Come experience this thunderous celebration of joyful music, song and dance that has that has tapped its way onto the world stage, thrilling millions of people around the globe. For more information, please visit the website.
SPORTS AND RECREATION
Recreation and Fitness: Spring Semester
When you return from your holiday break, we'll be here waiting for you with an exciting line-up of recreation and fitness programs, including bouldering, kayaking, tennis, swimming, yoga, group exercise, intramural sports and more. Program schedules will be online by Dec. 16, and students can register beginning Jan. 17. For more information, please visit the website.
Intramural-Recreational Sports: Now Hiring Swim Instructors
Interviews offered Jan. 11 through 13.
Earn money this spring teaching children how to swim at the AFC. Instructors are needed for Saturday and Sunday youth swim lessons beginning in early February. Job descriptions and applications are available online. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Board of Visitors: Student Member
Application deadline: Jan. 23, noon.
Each year, U.Va.’s Board of Visitors selects one student to serve as a member. If you would like to learn more, the online application and the information about this important and prestigious position are available here. If you have any questions, feel free to e-mail email@example.com.
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