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Saks Incorporated Fellowships available to high school teachers for 2002 Faulkner Conference

March 21, 2002

OXFORD, Miss. — Thirty high school teachers chosen from applicants in five Southern states will be attending the University’s 29th annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference, July 21-26, 2002, without cost, thanks to fellowships funded by Saks Incorporated Foundation, on behalf of McRae’s, Proffitt’s and Parisian department stores. English and literature instructors in Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee are eligible to apply.

The Saks Incorporated Fellowships will provide the registration fee and cover expenses for the six-day conference and teacher workshops, including instructional materials and supplies, dormitory lodging, a travel stipend, and a meal stipend. The University will award 3.9 Continuing Education Units for the teacher workshops and the conference sessions.

The application deadline is April 10. Notification will be made by May 10.

Requests for fellowship application forms should be submitted to Faulkner Conference-Saks Incorporated Fellowships, The University of Mississippi, P.O. Box 879, University, MS, 38677-0879. For further information regarding the teacher workshops, teachers may contact the University of Mississippi Center for Non-Credit Education by telephone (662-915-7282) or e-mail (

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