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7.1 College of Arts and Sciences

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J. Nicholene Bishop Biology Fellowship Awards. These awards, established by a gift from Ms. Alma Bishop Williams in honor of her aunt, Ms. J. Nicholene Bishop, provide supplementary stipends to graduate teaching assistants in the Department of Biological Sciences in order to recruit and retain outstanding teaching assistants in the biological sciences.

Buford Boone Memorial Fellowships. These fellowships were established in 1984 by the Tuscaloosa News in honor of its longtime publisher, Buford Boone. They are used to support graduate teaching fellowships in English. Contact: Department of English, 103 Morgan Hall or Box 870244, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0244. Application deadline is January 25.

Ralph L. Chermock Prize. This prize was established in 1978 by friends and colleagues of the late Dr. Ralph L. Chermock. The annual prize is given to a graduate student in natural history or evolutionary biology. Contact: Department of Biological Sciences, 319 Biology Building or Box 870344, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0344.

David and Elizabeth DeJarnette Endowed Scholarship in Anthropology. This scholarship, established in 1993, is presented annually to a student of promise who is conducting research on the archaeology of prehistoric Moundville. Contact: Department of Anthropology, 19 ten Hoor Hall or Box 870210, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0210. Application deadline is January 25.

Lex Arden Fikes, Jr. Award. This award is presented in memory of Lex Arden Fikes, Jr., a graduate student in the Department of Political Science. It acknowledges the highest level of professional development and departmental service achieved by a student in the graduate program. All graduate students in the Department of Political Science are eligible to be nominated for this award by a faculty member in the department. Contact: Department of Political Science, 302 ten Hoor Hall or Box 870213, Tuscaloosa, AL, 35487-0213.

Isabella H. Graham Prize. This prize was established in 1932 by Dr. John Y. Graham in memory of his wife, and encourages and rewards graduate work in biology. Contact: Department of Biological Sciences, 319 Biology Building or Box 870344, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0344.

Robert E. Gross Lockheed Fellowship in Physics. This is a fellowship awarded to graduate students majoring in physics. Contact: Chairperson, Department of Physics and Astronomy, 206 Gallalee Hall or Box 870324, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0324.

Inge and Ilouise Hill Fellowships. Established by a donation from Mr. and Mrs. Inge Hill, the fellowships aid in recruitment and retention of graduate students in the Department of Biological Sciences, by supplementing teaching or research assistantships. Contact: Department of Biological Sciences, 319 Biology Building or Box 870344, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0344.

W. Gary Hooks Fund. This fund was established in 1982 by friends, former students, and colleagues of geology faculty member Gary Hooks. The fund provides research support for graduate students in geology. Contact: Department of Geological Science, 202 Bevill Building or Box 870338, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0338.

Henry E. Jacobs Fund. The fund was established in 1986 by friends and colleagues of Dr. Jacobs to provide travel and publication funds for graduate students in English. Contact: Department of English, 103 Morgan Hall or Box 870244, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0244.

A. S. Johnson Memorial Fund. This fund, established in 1982, provides travel support for graduate students in the Department of Geology who are making presentations at regional, national, and international meetings. Contact: Department of Geological Science, 202 Bevill Building or Box 870338, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0338.

Margaret S. Quayle Scholarship Fund. Established by Dr. Quayle in 1975, the fund provides gift scholarships to deserving graduate students in clinical psychology, preferably women. Contact: Department of Psychology, 348 Gordon Palmer Hall or Box 870348, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0348.

Society for the Fine Arts (SFA) Scholarships in Creative Writing. Funded by members of SFA, this award of at least $1,000 goes to deserving graduate students in the Creative Writing Program of the Department of English. Contact: Creative Writing Program, 101 Morgan Hall or Box 870244, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0244.

Hudson Strode Fellowships for the Study of English Literature. These fellowships were established in 1989 to commemorate Hudson Strode, who taught Shakespeare and creative writing classes at the University from 1916 to 1963. The awards support graduate study in English, preferably Renaissance studies. The deadline for application is February 21. Contact: Director of the Strode Program, Department of English, 103 Morgan Hall or Box 870244, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0244.

Hudson Strode Research Awards. These awards were established in 1989 to support graduate student research projects in English Renaissance literature. Contact: Director of the Strode Program, Department of English, 103 Morgan Hall or Box 870244, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0244.

Donald Strong Award. The Strong Award is presented annually for the best research paper written by a political science graduate student. Papers are submitted to the Graduate Studies Committee by individual graduate students.

Irene Thames Endowed Fine Arts Fellowship Fund. This fund was established in 1986 to recruit and support graduate students studying ceramics, painting, photography, printmaking, and sculpture. Contact: Department of Art, 103 Garland Hall or Box 870270, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0270.

Joab L. Thomas Endowed Fellowship Fund. Established in 1983 by friends and colleagues of Dr. Joab L. Thomas, president of the University of Alabama from 1981 to 1988, this fund provides a fellowship for a graduate student pursuing an advanced degree in one of the biological sciences. Contact: Department of Biological Sciences, 319 Biology Building or Box 870344, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0344.

Bob Work Award for Scholastic Excellence in Archaeology. This annual graduate student paper competition was established in 1978 by the Archaeological Research Association of Alabama in honor of contributors Robert and Anne Work of North Carolina. Contact: Department of Anthropology, 19 ten Hoor Hall or Box 870210, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0210. Application deadline is January 25. 

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