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Monday, March 28, 2005
 Volume # 269,  Issue # 23
 Published by Student Life
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CONTENTS

Scholarship Opportunities
   Tuition's Expensive, Young Alumni Can Help You
   Barnabas Servant Leadership Nominations
   Nurse R.O.T.C. Scholarships
   R.O.T.C. Scholarships
   ICW Scholarships Now Available
   BECU Scholarship
   The Herbold Foundation: A Scholarship for High School Seniors
   Alumni Scholarship Application Deadline Has Been Extended!

Community News
   Important Registration Deadlines

Campus Related Events
   Falcon Career Lunch
   Financial Life 101
   Darwin to Hitler Lecture: Does Darwinism Devalue Human Life?
   TSU Forum: Engaging Popular Music

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Tuition's Expensive, Young Alumni Can Help You
We know that school's expensive, we were once students too! Now that we have jobs, several of us got together and want to hand out money to current students to help out. Two scholarships will be awarded and students should apply during their junior year. The full application can be accessed at: http://advance.spu.edu/yac/docs/YAC%2005-06%20Scholarship%20Application.pdf . The deadline is Friday April 8th, 2005. For more information see the application or contact Dr. Doug Koskela, kosked@spu.edu, (206)-281-2261.


Barnabas Servant Leadership Nominations
Do you know a student who demonstrates Christian character, has made a commitment to on- or off-campus service, shows a willingness to take on tasks regardless of recognition or challenge, demonstrates leadership, and will be a senior during the 2005-06 school year? If so, we encourage you to nominate this student or students for the Barnabas Servant Leadership Scholarship. Recipients of the scholarship receive a $750 cash grant and a contribution of $250 given in the name of the recipient to a charity of his or her choice. Online nominations are due by Friday, April 22, and can be found on the Office of Campus Ministries home page: http://www.spu.edu/depts/ocm/barnabas_award.asp


Nurse R.O.T.C. Scholarships
Available to: Incoming Freshmen and Transfer students. Eligibility: Must be a full time student, taking ROTC classes as an elective. Amount: Amount varies up to a maximum of $20,000 a year for tuition. Additionally, a yearly book allowance of $900. Finally, a monthly stipend starting at $250 your freshman year and increasing yearly to $400 your senior year. Renewal: Based on enrollment and status in the R.O.T.C. program and Acceptance into a Nursing Program. Application: Call the R.O.T.C. Recruiting Office at the University of Washington at 206.543.9010 for more information. Web Site: http://depts.washington.edu/armyrotc/Scholarship.htm#nursing


R.O.T.C. Scholarships
Available to: Incoming Freshmen and Transfer students. Eligibility: Must be a full time student, taking ROTC classes as an elective. Amount: Amount varies up to a maximum of $20,000 a year for tuition. Additionally, a yearly book allowance of $900. Finally, a monthly stipend starting at $250 your freshman year and increasing yearly to $400 your senior year. Renewal: Based on enrollment and status in the R.O.T.C. program. Application: Call the R.O.T.C. Recruiting Office at the University of Washington at 206.543.9010 for more information. Web Site: http://depts.washington.edu/armyrotc/Scholarship.htm


ICW Scholarships Now Available
The ICW Scholarship applications are back! Up to 10 scholarships are available to students for the 2005-2006 academic school year. There are seven scholarships to choose from, each scholarship with an award amount ranging from $850 to $5,000. **Requirements for each scholarship differ. YOU MUST FILL OUT AN APPLICATION FOR EACH SCHOLARSHIP YOU ARE APPLYING FOR! You can apply for more than one scholarship, but you must fill out an application for each. Come down to Student Financial Services and check out the different scholarships and pick up an application today! All application materials are due to the SFS office no later than 4:30pm on April 11th! If you have questions please contact either Whitney Kruse at krusew@spu.edu or Emma Keverkamp at kevere@spu.edu.


BECU Scholarship
The BECU Foundation is currently accepting applications for their Annual Scholarship Program. There are at least 25, $2,000 merit based, educational scholarships available for 2005. High School seniors and college undergraduates are eligible to apply. Applications can be found at their website at www.becu.org or in the SFS office. All applications are to be postmarked by March 31st. If you have questions please contact Whitney Kruse at krusew@spu.edu.


The Herbold Foundation: A Scholarship for High School Seniors
The purpose of this scholarship is to honor and give financial support to deserving high school seniors in King County. Scholarship award amounts are $7,500 (or the cost of tuition and room/board if less than $7,500). Eligibility includes: fulltime high school senior, student has taken a strong set of science and math courses, earned a GPA of 3.5 of higher, demonstrate financial need, student must have worked part time the past two years, achieved at least a 650 on both the verbal and math portions of the SAT and/or at least a 29 on the ACT, must be pursuing a degree in science, math or engineer, have been accepted into the university. Applications are due April 1st. They can be found in Student Financial Services, or they can be sent via mail. Please contact Whitney Kruse at krusew@spu.edu.


Alumni Scholarship Application Deadline Has Been Extended!
The deadline has been extended!! All application material including references are due by April 8th! The Young Alumni Council of Seattle Pacific University has established a scholarship for SPU seniors who have demonstrated academic achievement and a commitment to volunteer service off-campus. Two scholarships of $500.00 each will be awarded annually to seniors who excel in the classroom and in the community. Students should apply during their junior year to receive the award during their senior year. Preference will be given to students who show evidence of academic success (including grade point average and an academic reference). Applicants should be actively involved in volunteer service off-campus. The full application can be accessed at: http://advance.spu.edu/yac/docs/YAC%2005-06%20Scholarship%20Application.pdf


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COMMUNITY NEWS

Important Registration Deadlines
ATTENDANCE REQUIRED FOR THE FIRST CLASS SESSION Students registered for a class must be present during the first class meeting. If a student does not attend the first class session, and does not notify the instructor prior to class, the instructor has the right to have the student administratively withdrawn from the class. WAITLIST ENDS WEDNESDAY MARCH 30TH The SPU waitlist policy is in effect until 11:59p.m. on Wednesday March 30th. The waitlist operates on a first on first off approach. If space opens up in a waitlisted class, Student Academic Services will contact students who have been registered from the waitlist. LAST DAY TO ADD CLASSES IS MONDAY APRIL 4TH Students are able to register, add and drop courses until 5:00p.m. on Monday April 4th. After this time web registration is no longer available for Spring Quarter. This is the last day to register for classes including classes that meet once a week. OTHER REGISTRATION DEADLINES Student wishing to take a course Pass/No credit or registering for an internship, independent study, and individual instruction in music may do so in Student Academic Services (Demaray Hall 151) through 4:30p.m. on Monday April 11th.


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CAMPUS RELATED EVENTS

Falcon Career Lunch
The Falcon Career Lunch is coming - REGISTER BEFORE MARCH 31st and get in for just $5.00! It's a chance to meet informally with SPU alumni and other professionals and learn more about specific career fields in your major or areas of interest. On Thursday, April 14th in Upper Gwinn from 12:30-2:00, have lunch with professionals from areas such as: Advertising/PR, Information Technology, Performing Arts, and Event Planning/Marketing - just a few of the 15+ areas represented. Space is limited. For registration information visit, http://www.spu.edu/springboard


Financial Life 101
Does balancing your checkbook cause you to break out in hives? Are you clueless about compound interest or how a budget works? Are you wondering how to keep yourself out of trouble with credit card debt? We've got the answers to your financial questions! Come and hear an expert tell you all you need to know to manage your money wisely and to set financial goals while you're a college student. Financial Life 101 will be held on Tuesday, April 5th at 1:00 p.m. in the Library Seminar Room. Come and find the answers to your most stressing financial questions. Sponsored by Student Financial Services.


Darwin to Hitler Lecture: Does Darwinism Devalue Human Life?
Does Darwinism devalue human life? Join California State University historian Richard Weikart as he addresses this provocative question in a lecture based on his recent book, From Darwin to Hitler: Evolutionary Ethics, Eugenics, and Racism in Germany. Dr. Weikart will examine the role played by Darwinism in Germany in the rise of eugenics, euthanasia, infanticide, and racial extermination. The lecture will take place on Thursday, April 7 at 7:30 pm in Demaray Hall 150. Sponsored by the Department of Political Science and Geography as part of its "Science and Public Policy" lecture series. For more information, contact jwest@spu.edu. CFE credit is available.


TSU Forum: Engaging Popular Music
"How should Christians engage the popular music industry?" Tuesday, April 5, 7:00 p.m. in Demaray 150 Come listen to well-known artists and industry representatives talk about issues relating to popular and Christian music. Panelists include Benjamin Verdoes of "In Praise of Folly," Tara Ward of "Late Tuesday," Chad Johnson from Tooth and Nail and our very own Dick Staub, Interpreter of Faith and Culture. Email Krissy for more information, shawk@spu.edu. Sponsored by the Theology Student Union. *CFE Event


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