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Application procedures may vary.  For additional information or application procedures, contact the department or visit their website: http://www.jmu.edu/cisat/

Murray Spindel Scholarship Endowment

 Criteria:
     Need Based? No
     Freshman Only? No
 Information:
An endowed scholarship established by the following members of the Spindel Family: Jonathan H. Spindel, Edward L. Spindel, Michael R. Spindel, David A. Spindel, Herbert Spindel and Bernard B. Spindel to be known as The Murray Spindel Scholarship Endowment. The Spindel Family created this scholarship in celebration of Murray Spindel's 80th birthday and in recognition of his life-long career as an educator. The family (and friends) of Murray Spindel wish to honor Murray Spindel by helping to make education more affordable for those who would choose teaching as a profession. Through this Scholarship, funds will be provided annually to an outstanding undergraduate student scholar engaged in the study of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education. The selection of a student as a Murray Spindel Scholar will be administered in a manner determined at the discretion of the Dean for The College of Integrated Science and Technology, in collaboration with the University's Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships. Beyond the above criteria, the appointment of a Murray Spindel Scholar shall follow the University's guidelines for the awarding of scholarships.
 

Verizon Underrepresented Excellence Scholarship

 Criteria:
     Need Based? Yes
     Freshman Only? No
 Information:
General scholarship established by Verizon (formerly GTE) to recognize and reward scholastic achievement and reinforce Verizon's commitment to furthering the involvement of minorities and women in the technology fields. This scholarship is intended to benefit an entering freshman who is a minority or female and is enrolled in the Integrated Science and Technology (ISAT) curriculum and in particular the technology areas. Priority will be given to African-American applicants and female applicants. The recipient must have and maintain a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0. The purpose of this scholarship is to affect a student's decision to enroll at JMU, therefore the offer must be made early in the application process. Beginning in the fall of 1998, three entering freshmen, meeting the above stated criteria, will be selected. As long as they continue to meet the scholarship's criteria, they will receive this scholarship for a total of four academic years. The scholarship dollar amount will be awarded as follows: freshman year $1,000; sophomore year $2,000; junior year $2,500; senior year $3,000. Each student will receive a total of $8,500 over the four-year period providing they continue to meet the criteria. The scholarship will be administered by the JMU Scholarship Office. Each year, three additional entering freshman will be selected. If at any time a recipient fails to maintain the selection criteria, the scholarship will be revoked. The scholarship will be re-awarded to another qualified student, of the same academic class year.

 

Our Mission Statement
Recognizing our responsibility for continuous improvement and for the overall education and development of our students, we will ASSIST with identifying and obtaining resources to finance higher education;
DELIVER funds in a timely and equitable manner; and EDUCATE, so that informed financial decisions can be made.



  Contact Information:
   Warren Hall
   MSC 3519
   Harrisonburg, VA 22807
   540-568-7820 (phone) 
   540-568-7994 (fax)
   scholarships@jmu.edu
  

Susan K. Moyers
Associate Director for Grants & Scholarships
Email: moyerssk@jmu.edu   

 

Steven Cox

Assistant Director for Scholarships

Email: coxsn@jmu.edu

 

Vivian Ferris
Scholarship Coordinator

Email: ferrisvl@jmu.edu