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FEBRUARY 2014

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship
Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants are pleased to announce that the scholarship program will be continued for 2014. Our winners from the past two years are posted on our scholarship website.
AWARD VALUE: $1,000
Please visit our website at http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm to learn more about this opportunity and then please advise your students to do the same
Deadline: June 14, 2014

Actuarial Diversity Scholarship – Also found in Connect EDU
For minority students pursuing a degree that may lead to a career in the actuarial profession.

http://blackstudents.blacknews.com/opportunities/actuarial_diversity_scholarship.html

Deadline: May 4, 2014

Advancing Hispanic Excellence in Technology, Engineering, Math, and Science (AHETEMS) Scholarship Program
The Advancing Hispanic Excellence in Technology, Engineering, Math, and Science (AHETEMS) Scholarship Program is designed to enhance and achieve the potential of Latino students pursuing degrees in engineering, math and science. Merit-based and need-based scholarships are awarded to deserving Latino/a high school graduating seniors, undergraduate students, and graduate students who demonstrate both significant motivation and aptitude for a career in science, technology, engineering or mathematics. Awards are: $1,000-$5,000

http://www.shpefoundation.org/scholarships/ahetems-general-scholarships/

Deadline: April 1, 2014

AFA Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness Scholarship
Seniors who plan to enter a 4-year college or university. 1,200 to 1,500 word Essay: “How has Alzheimer’s disease changed or impacted your life? What have you learned about yourself, your family and/or your community in the face of coping with Alzheimer’s disease?”
More information at: http://www.afateens.org/about_new.html
Awards of $250, $500 & $5,000
Deadline: February 15, 2014

AICPA Scholarships for Minority Accounting Students – Also found in Connect EDU
The AICPA Minority Scholarship awards outstanding minority students to encourage their selection of accounting as a major and their ultimate entry into the profession. Funding is provided by the AICPA Foundation, with contributions from the New Jersey Society of CPAs and Robert Half International. For four decades, this program has provided over $14 .6 million in scholarships to approximately 8,000 accounting scholars.
Additional Information: https://community.thiswaytocpa.com/allgroups/education/s/2014-15scholarshipforminorityaccountingstudents/default.aspx
Deadline: April 1, 2014

Air Force ROTC Scholarships
Get a degree in the field of your choice and the education and experience you need to succeed. The leadership and management experience that you’ll gain, combined with a degree, is sure to prepare you for a promising future in either the Air Force or the business world.
For more information, go to http://www.afrotc.com/

Alan R. Epstein ‘Reach for the Stars’ Scholarship
The Epstein family established the Alan R. Epstein ‘Reach for the Stars’ Scholarship to honor the life of an outstanding young man who was tragically killed in an automobile accident. Scholarships are awarded to students who have overcome life’s obstacles. For the application, please go to: http://www.miamifoundation.org/document.doc?id=191
Applications must be postmarked by, April 17, 2014

Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Scholarship
This scholarship was created to fill a void in education funding. Its mission is to provide financial support to individuals and organizations engaged in lifelong learning.

http://www.akaeaf.org/undergraduate_scholarships.htm

Deadline: April 15, 2014

American Fire Extinguisher Scholarship Program
The AFSA Scholarship Contest is open to high school seniors in the United States who plan to further their education at a college/university or certified trade school in the United States. The scholarship is not based on financial need. Relatives of AFSA staff or board members may not enter. You must be a high school senior during the 2013-2014 school year who will attend a college/university or trade school in the United States starting with the fall 2014 semester.

Requirements: All applicants must read the “Fire Sprinkler Essay” (pdf) or (html) (approximately 3,000 words) about automatic fire sprinklers and take a ten-question multiple-choice test. This is an open-book test and you may print out the paper beforehand for reference during testing. For each question answered correctly, students will receive one (1) entry into a drawing for one of ten $2,000 scholarships. For each question answered incorrectly, you will be given one more chance at the end of the exam to answer those questions correctly. For more information, please go to: http://www.afsascholarship.org/
Deadline: April 2, 2014

AmeriCorps Opportunities
Some Benefits You Feel, Other Benefits are Real. Perhaps the first and biggest benefit people get from volunteering is the satisfaction of incorporating service into their lives and making a difference in their community and country. The intangible benefits alone—such as pride, satisfaction and accomplishment—are worthwhile reasons to serve.

AmeriCorps programs do more than move communities forward; they serve their members by creating jobs and providing pathways to opportunity for young people entering the workforce. AmeriCorps places thousands of young adults into intensive service positions where they learn valuable work skills, earn money for education, and develop an appreciation for citizenship.

To learn more about the AmeriCorps Experience, please go to: AmeriCorps State and National:

American Chemical Society Scholarships
Offering a maximum of $3,000 per year. To be considered a candidate, students should meet the following criteria: African-American, Hispanic/Latino, or American, Indian; U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the U.S.; full-time student at an accredited college, university, or community college; high academic achievers in chemistry or science, (Grade Point Average 3.0, “B” or better); able to demonstrate evidence of financial need according to FAFSA form (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and the Student Aid Report (SAR) form; a graduating high school senior, college freshman, sophomore or junior intending to or already majoring in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering or a chemically-related science and planning a career in the chemical sciences or chemical technology. For more information go to: ACS Scholarship Program
Deadline: March 1, 2014

American Fire Extinguisher Scholarship Program
The AFSA Scholarship Contest is open to high school seniors in the United States who plan to further their education at a college/university or certified trade school in the United States. The scholarship is not based on financial need. Relatives of AFSA staff or board members may not enter. You must be a high school senior during the 2013-2014 school year who will attend a college/university or trade school in the United States starting with the fall 2014 semester.

Requirements: All applicants must read the “Fire Sprinkler Essay” (pdf) or (html) (approximately 3,000 words) about automatic fire sprinklers and take a ten-question multiple-choice test. This is an open-book test and you may print out the paper beforehand for reference during testing. For each question answered correctly, students will receive one (1) entry into a drawing for one of ten $2,000 scholarships. For each question answered incorrectly, you will be given one more chance at the end of the exam to answer those questions correctly. For more information, please go to: http://www.afsascholarship.org/hsinformation.html
Deadline: April 2, 2014

American Legion Legacy Scholarship
Through The American Legion Legacy Scholarship, the Legion works to ensure children of U.S. service members who died on or after Sept. 11, 2001, receive equal opportunities in their pursuit of higher learning. The Legacy Scholarship Fund awarded nearly $72,000 in scholarships to children of U.S. military personnel who died on active duty. Donations are welcome and greatly needed, as college costs rise and conflicts escalate overseas. More information
Application: http://www.legion.org/documents/legion/pdf/legacy_scholarship.pdf
Deadline: April 15, 2014

APS Scholarship for Minority Undergraduates Physics Major
Any African-American, Hispanic American, or Native American U.S. citizen or permanent resident who is majoring or planning to major in physics, and who is a high school senior, college freshman, or sophomore is eligible to apply for the scholarship
$2,000-3,000

http://www.aps.org/programs/minorities/honors/scholarship/index.cfm

Deadline: February 7, 2014

ANS Incoming Freshman Scholarship
ANS Incoming Freshman Scholarships are awarded to graduating high-school seniors who have enrolled,
full-time, in college courses and are pursuing a degree in nuclear engineering or have the intent to pursue a degree in nuclear engineering. ANS will give a maximum of four Incoming Freshman Scholarships annually. Each award is $1000.

The Scholarships are awarded based on an applicant’s high school academic achievement, freshman college courses enrolled in, quality and content of 500-word essay, letters of recommendation by counselors and/or teachers, and other information.

http://www.new.ans.org/honors/scholarships/

Deadline: April 1, 2014

AORN Foundation Scholarship
For students studying to be nurses and perioperative nurses pursuing undergrad and grad degrees.

http://blackstudents.blacknews.com/opportunities/aorn_foundation_scholarship.html

Deadline: June

Automotive Hall of Fame Scholarship
The Automotive Hall of Fame serves as administrator to over $20,000 in combined college scholarships annually. The applicant must indicate a sincere interest in an automotive related career.

The program has specific scholarships for incoming freshmen and upper-level undergraduate students. All of the scholarships are based on financial needs and with the usual minimum GPA requirement of 3.0.

To be eligible for a scholarship you must:

•Submit a completed application form indicating a sincere interest in an automotive career.
•Provide an official transcript of all academic work.
•Submit two letters of recommendation supporting your automotive interests.
•Submit a letter of acceptance for an associate, bachelor, or masters program.
•Be accepted at an accredited college, university or trade school within the United States at the time of application.
•Students attending a technical training school may also apply (trade school should equal a two-year associate program).
•Student must be a United States citizen or in the United States on a Student Visa.
•Must be enrolled full-time.
•Must have 3.0 GPA or higher.

For more information, please visit their website at: http://www.automotivehalloffame.org/education/scholarships

Click here to download the 2014 Scholarship Application
Deadline: Entries must be postmarked between Feb 1 and June 30.

B. Davis Scholarship
General Information
The generosity of our site sponsors have allowed us to offer a scholarship to help the students who visit our site. The winner(s) of this scholarship will be notified by email and their name(s) will be shown on this site.

• This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post-secondary institution. There is no age restriction
• Be sure to include your name and the school you are attending this year and next
• This is not an academic scholarship but we would like to know your current academic standing
• Your submissions must be sent to us by email at awards@studentawardsearch.com
• Describe the three characteristics of leadership you value most. Discuss whether you believe you possess some or all of these qualities, and describe an experience where you developed and/or demonstrated some or all of these traits.
• For more information, please go to their website at: http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm
AWARD VALUE: $1,000
DEADLINE: May 26, 2014
Barbizon Scholarship Award – Also found in Connect EDU
Awards valued up to $100,000. For more information, please call 1-888-999-9404, or go online to: http://www.barbizonmodeling.com/scholarships.html
Deadline Open

Big Dig Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship you must:
Be currently in Grade 12 and entering into your first year of college/university in 2014 or be currently in your first or second year of college.
Submit an essay that is under 1000 words by the stated deadline.

Applications can be found by going to: http://www.antiquetrader.tv/studentscholarship.php
Award Amount : $3,000
Deadline: June 1, 2014

Big Sun Scholarship
The Big Sun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. We are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in. Amount of Award – $500.00 the successful applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution.
Please visit our website at http://www.bigsunathletics.com to learn how to apply.
Deadline: June 20, 2014

Buick Achievers Scholarship
Be high school seniors, high school graduates, or current postsecondary undergraduate students. They must plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at a U.S. based accredited four-year college or university for the entire 2012-13 academic year. Proprietary and online schools are not eligible. They must also plan to major in a course of study that focuses on Engineering/Technology or select Design and Business related programs of study. See the list of eligible majors. Applicants must also demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in the automotive or related industries using these areas of study and be U.S. citizens and have permanent residence in the United States

100 Buick Achievers National Scholarships of up to $25,000 per year, available for four years, and one additional year for those entering a five-year engineering program.

Interested students can begin the electronic application process by clicking on the Register as an Applicant. For more information, please go to: https://buickachievers.scholarshipamerica.org/
Deadline: February 28, 2014.

Cancer Survivor Scholarships
http://stupidcancer.org/directories/money.shtml It is designed for cancer survivors and was named one of Time Magazine’s top 50 websites this year. This site provides a number of resources for scholarships and financial aid for cancer survivors.
Deadlines: Vary

Chair Scholars Foundation Scholarship
Ten Awards of $3,000-$5,000 for high school senior or college freshman who is physically challenged but does not have to be in a wheelchair. A “B” high school average is required as well as a 300-500 word essay outlining student’s physical challenge & how it has affected the student and his/her goals. Financial need (w/ copy of parents’ income tax) as well as a resume of honors & awards. Copies of SAT/ACT scores are required plus Three (3) letters of recommendation, a list of Community service and photo required. For more information, please go online to: http://www.chairscholars.org/ NOTE: When visiting the online application, please be certain to select NATIONAL PROGRAMS and not FLORIDA PROGRAMS. Florida programs are only available for certain COUNTIES in the state and Miami-Dade is NOT ONE OF THEM.
Deadline: varies

Cooperative Living Organization Scholarships
Low Cost Housing for incoming University of Florida and Santa Fe Community College students. Information and application at: http://www.cloliving.org/
Low-cost housing
Deadline: Ongoing

Center for Student Opportunity (CSO) Scholarship

http://www.imfirst.org/scholarship

Year: High School Senior, or current college student at CSO partner schools. College partner list can be found at http://csopportunity.org/college_partners/ coll_partners.aspx
Award: $2000, renewable for 4 years
Eligibility: First-generation college, limited financial resources. Ideal candidates will display the following qualities: seeking financial aid and scholarship support for college, strong writing skills and unique perspective, strong capacity for reflection for blogging, experience with or commitment to community service, leadership experience, and commitment to helping expand educational opportunities for other first-generation students. Scholarship winners are not selected based on academic qualifications such as GPA, SAT/ACT scores, or intended majors. Undocumented students are eligible to apply.
Deadline: May 2014

Christophers’ Annual Poster Contest “You Can Make A Difference”
• Posters must include the statement “You can make a difference” and illustrate the idea that one person can change the world for the better.
• Each poster must be the work of one student.
• The poster concept and design and any photos or artwork used must be the original work of the student entering.
$100-1,000
High School Students

http://www.christophers.org/NETCOMMUNITY/Page.aspx?pid=274&srcid=271

Deadline: February 21st, 2014

Common Knowledge Scholarships
Developed and administered at Nova Southeastern University, the Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation (CKSF) awards scholarships to students through Internet-based quiz competitions. CKSF reward students for demonstrating what they know. There is no essay writing or long applications to complete. Students receive scholarship awards based on common knowledge and basic education curricula. Students in grades 9 –12 (must live in Broward, Dade, of Monroe County) can go on line and register to compete at http://www.cksf.org
Deadlines varies

The College STEPS Program
The College STEPS Scholarship Sweepstakes allows any current U.S. Resident who is a high school senior during the 2013-2014 school year, who graduates from high school in 2014 and who enrolls in the College STEPS Program $1000 to each of 100 winners. Monthly drawings starting in July 2014

http://ebm.collegesteps.wellsfargoemail.com/r/regf2?a=0&aid=2092274041&n=1

Final Deadline is August 13, 2014

Daughters of the American Revolution National Society – Also found in Connect EDU
The NSDAR awards multiple scholarships to students showing dedication to the pursuit of an undergraduate degree in one of the following areas: history, political science, economics, government or nursing. The DAR Scholarship Committee awards scholarships to qualified applicants regardless of race religion, sex or national origin. All multi-year scholarships, typically renewable up to four years, must be for consecutive years of attendance at an accredited college or university in the United States. The ONLY exception is the American Indian Scholarship that is available for students pursuing vocational training. For information about their various scholarships, go to their website at:

http://www.himmarsheedar.org/scholarship.html

Deadline varies according to major chosen.

Davidson Fellows Scholarship
Under the age of 18 who have completed a significant piece of work aimed at improving the lives of others in the areas of science, technology, mathematics, music, literature, philosophy and outside the box. US citizen or permanent resident. Student should review the website and applications for complete details, FAQ’s, and submission instructions http://www.davidsongifted.org/fellows/
The Davidson Fellows Scholarship awards $50,000, $25,000 and $10,000 scholarships to extraordinary young people under the age of 18 who have completed a significant piece of work.
Deadline: February 12, 2014

Ed Bradley/ Ken Kashiwahara Scholarships
Open to full-time students who are pursuing careers in radio and television news.

http://blackstudents.blacknews.com/opportunities/ed_bradley_ken_kashiwahara_scholarships.html

Deadline: May

ESA Foundation Computer and Video Scholarship Program
For minority and female students majoring in a field related to computer and video game arts.

http://blackstudents.blacknews.com/opportunities/esa_computer_video_game_scholarship.html

Deadline: May
ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Math and Science Scholarship Program
Seniors. African American or Hispanic. Academic Achievement. Leadership skills or community service in the area of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics. Minimum 3.0 unweighted GPA.
For more information, go to: http://www.cgcs.org/domain/19
Award: $5,000
Deadline: April 7, 2014

FAEDS William J. English Scholarship Program
Senior who is a resident of Florida. US Citizen. Minimum 2.5 Grade Point Average. Planning to attend an accredited Florida public or private college and planning to major in computer science and/or
information technology related field. Application available at: http://www.faeds.org/scholarships.cfm
Award: Computer $3,000 Science or Related Field
Deadline: February 15, 2014

Federal Employee Education & Assistance Fund
FEEA has awarded more than $7 million in college scholarships exclusively to civilian federal and postal employees and their family members. Awards: More than 400 students from across 26 regions will win scholarships ranging from $250 to $2,500.
Who is Eligible?
• Current civilian federal and postal employees with at least three years of federal service, their children and spouses
• Dependent applicants may first apply as high school seniors
• Dependents must be full-time students; employees may be part-time
• Enrolled (or plan to enroll) in an accredited post-secondary school
• Course of study that leads to a two-year, four-year or graduate degree
• 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale
For more information, please visit their website at: http://www.feea.org/scholarships
Deadline: Applications are available January – March each year.

FISCA National Scholarship Program
Awards cash grants of at least $2,000 to two students selected from each of five geographic regions across the nation. Criteria is based on academic achievement, financial need, leadership skills in school and the community, and an essay written expressly for the competition.
For college-bound seniors only

http://www.fisca.org/Content/NavigationMenu/CommunityOutreach/FiSCA

NationalScholarshipProgram/default.htm
Deadline: April 8, 2014

Fleet Reserve Association Scholarships
FRA is proud to support America’s future leaders by awarding more than $90,000 annually in scholarships to deserving students. Awardees are selected based on financial need, academic standing, character, and leadership qualities. FRA scholarships are awarded to FRA members, their spouses, children, and grandchildren. For more information, please visit their website at: http://www.fra.org/Content/fra/AboutFRA/Scholarships/default.htm
Deadline: April 15, 2014

Florida Engineering Society Scholarships
The Florida Engineering Society, an organization of approximately 3,800 engineers practicing throughout the state of Florida, is pleased to offer a scholarship program for graduating seniors interested in pursuing engineering careers. Six scholarships of $2,250 are being funded by the state organization, with additional scholarships, in an amount to be determined, funded by our local Miami chapter.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
• Be a high school senior.
• Have been enrolled in one semester and will graduate form a FL school.
• Be a citizen of the United States at the time of application. G Have at least a 3.5 grade point average based on a 4.0 scale.
• Attain a minimum test score on the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), or the American College Testing Program (ACT). The minimum scores, listed on page two are used as a minimum threshold level, with actual test scores being weighted into the scoring process.
• Enroll in an engineering program accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).
• Certified transcript must be included with the application.
• Official lB & AP test score sheet must be included with the application
Download application from the FES website, http://www.fleng.org Click on ‘Scholarships’ – 8th box down in upper left corner
Deadline: February 15, 2013

Frame My Future Scholarships
Seniors who plan to attend an accredited college or university. US Resident. Original entry piece that shares what you want to achieve in your personal and professional life after college. Information and the
entry process at: http://www.diplomaframe.com/frame-my-future-scholarship-contest-2013.aspx
Award: $1,000
Deadline: April 30, 2014

Friends of 440 Scholarship
Senior; must have a parent/guardian who has been injured at work and is receiving benefits under the Florida Worker’s Compensation Law; minimum 2.7 weighted GPA; copy of parents 2012 tax return; official high school transcript. For more information and the application please go to: http://www.440scholarship.org/portal/application .
Award: $6,000
Deadline: February 28, 2014

Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship
9th-12th grade high school, college, or graduate student including adult students. Legal resident of the U.S. Currently in school or planning to start school within the next 12 months. Essay. Financial need is not considered. The selection of the winner is based primarily on the quality of the submitted personal statement. Application must be completed online:

http://www.gkscholarship.com

Deadline for spring competition: July 31, 2014

Give Kids a Chance Scholarship
The Give Kids a Chance Scholarship was established by Brian McDonough, Esq. to support children of lower income families. Scholarships are awarded to high school seniors desiring to continue their education but need additional financial assistance to do so. Recipients are eligible for additional awards given they maintain full-time status and meet academic requirements. For the application, please go to: http://www.miamifoundation.org/document.doc?id=192
Applications must be postmarked by Monday, April 30, 2014.

Gloria and Joseph Mattera National Scholarship Fund for Migrant Children

http://www.migrant.net/migrant/scholarships/mattera.htm

Year: Entering or enrolled in college or other types of post-secondary programs, high school dropouts or potential dropouts
Award: 100 awards of $150-$500
Eligibility: Migrant youth who have the potential and the desire to further their education to achieve their personal and career goals. Recent history of movement for agricultural employment – priority will be given to currently interstate migrant youth. Have scholastic potential, financial need, enrolled in or accepted at an accredited public or private college, technical or vocational school, or a dropout or a potential dropout from high school who shows promise of ability to continue schooling.
Notes: Applicants must submit a copy of the their current or most recent Migrant Education Program Certificate of Eligibility (COE). Students may reapply annually but are limited to one award per 12 month period.
Deadline: April 15th, 2014

Happily Ever After: Stuck at Prom® Contest
Contest will reward students for their creativity and originality in creating or accessorizing prom formalwear with duct tape.
Awards: $500-$5000
Ages 14+

http://www.duckbrand.com/Home/Promotions/stuck-at-prom.aspx

Photos and entries must be received by May 23, 2014
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund is the nation’s preeminent organization supporting Hispanic higher education. Founded in 1975 as a 501(c) (3) not-for-profit organization, HSF’s vision is to strengthen the country by advancing college education among Hispanic Americans. In support of its mission to double the rate of Hispanics earning college degrees, HSF provides the Latino community more college scholarships and educational outreach support than any other organization in the country. For more information on available scholarships, please go to: http://hsf.net/en/scholarships/programs/
Deadline: Various deadlines based on the scholarship 2013-2014

GO! Volunteer abroad scholarship
GO! Overseas is proud to support international volunteers through our GO! Volunteer Abroad Scholarship program. Anyone participating in a volunteer program abroad is eligible to apply for the GO! Volunteer Abroad Scholarship. Scholarships are awarded each year. The scholarship is awarded based on the creativity and analytical thinking displayed through writing samples and/or video submissions.
Award: Several $1,000 awards
For more information please go to: http://www.gooverseas.com/high-school-abroad
Deadline: Vary

ISA Educational Foundation Scholarships
ISA Educational Foundation Scholarships are awarded to college or university students who demonstrate outstanding potential for long-range contribution to the fields of automation and control. The scholarship awards support tuition and related expenses and research activities and initiatives. For more information, please visit their website at: http://www.isa.org/Content/NavigationMenu/General_Information/Careers/Scholarships/Scholarships.htm
Deadline: February 15, 2014

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship
Through its Education and Leadership Development Program, the Jackie Robinson Foundation provides scholarships of up to $24,000/four years to minority high school students showing leadership potential and demonstrating financial need to attend an accredited 4-year college or university of their choice.
Eligibility
To be eligible for a Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship, an applicant must:
• Be a graduating, minority high school senior;
• Plan to attend an accredited and approved four–year institution within the United States;
• Show leadership potential;
• Demonstrate a dedication to community service;
• Present evidence of financial need;
• Be a United States citizen;
• A minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21; and
• Not possess a degree from a 2 or 4–year College when applying for the scholarship.
Application Components
The required components of the Jackie Robinson Foundation application are:
• A completed and submitted online application;
• One (1) letter of recommendation submitted online only
• SAT or ACT scores sent to the Foundation directly from the testing agencies. The Foundation’s college codes are: SAT 4248/ACT: 6570.
You will need to have a copy of your SAT or ACT scores and your latest high school transcript in order to complete the questions on the online application.
Mailing Materials
We will not accept the Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship application or supporting documents via mail, email or fax. Applications and letters of recommendation will only be accepted via our online application program.
Verification
Applicants invited to interview with one of the regional committees will be required to bring copies of the documents listed below to the interview.
• Official high school transcript
• Proof of U.S. citizenship
• Student Aid Report
Go to http://www.jackierobinson.org/ for application and information.
Deadline: February 14, 2014

Jewish Educational Loan Fund
The JELF is offering interest free loans that will help to provide the final dollars that bridge the gap between a student’s total finance resources and the cost of attending school. Students must be citizens or legal residents of the United States and be a part of the Jewish community. You can find more information by going to their website at: http://www.jelf.org/
Submission Deadline: April 30, 2014

The Johnson Scholarship Foundation
The Johnson Scholarship Foundation is a private Foundation with a mission to assist disadvantaged people to obtain education. It does not make individual grants. All scholarships and grants are made through selected institutions. The Foundation believes that education can empower disadvantaged people to improve their economic circumstances and quality of life. The Foundation operates a number of core programs, which were established by its founder, and supports the education of disabled, economically disadvantaged and American Indian students. The Foundation’s support of these causes is delivered through a variety of scholarships and grant programs, which are described in this site. To view a list of scholarships offered, please go to: http://www.johnsonscholarships.org/index_new.asp
Deadlines Vary

Kohl’s Kids Who Care
Sponsored by Kohl’s Department Stores, Inc., is open to children ages 6 through 18 who reside in Kohl’s Department Store communities and who have not graduated from high school. Kohl’s Store consumers who nominate children for Kohl’s Kids Who Care must be at least 21 years of age. Kohl’s Department Stores employees and family members of employees are ineligible. The nomination form must be completed electronically online; no paper nomination forms will be accepted. The nomination form and directions will be available on Kohl’s website at: http://www.kohlskids.com
Deadline: March 14, 2014

LEAGUE Foundation Scholarship 2014 – Also found in Connect EDU
The program is open to self-identified Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or Transgender graduating high school seniors meeting the prescribed criteria at http://www.leaguefoundation.org/scholarships/index.cfm
Currently the LEAGUE Foundation has three awards for consideration and each student application is automatically reviewed for each. (The three awards are on the left panel in the above link.)
April 30, 2014

Lift Parts Express Scholarships
Must be a current student in high school or a freshman or sophomore in College/University; enrolled or expected to be enrolled by the fall of 2014. Must be a legal resident of the United States or Canada. Submit a completed online application form prior to deadline.
Award: $1000
Deadline: June 30, 2014
Website: http://www.forkliftpartsflorida.com

LM Scholarship Program
Leavitt Machinery is providing a $1000 scholarship to a deserving student who is currently enrolled or expects to be enrolled in a degree program (2 years of length or greater) by September. Additionally, to be eligible, a student must have a GPA of a 3.0 or higher and submit an answer to the essay question prior to the submission deadline.

Award: $1000

Deadline: May 31, 2014

Website: http://www.forklifttrainingcalgary.com

The Mahatma Rice Univision Scholarship
College Bound Seniors. Essay topic “How Do I Believe My Studies In College Will Change My Life”. Finalists will interview. Information and Entry Form at:

http://www.mahatmarice.com/en-US/content/1523/MiamiDadeandBrowardCounties.aspx

Award: $2,000
Deadline: March 1, 2014

MPAS Scholars Award
The MPAS Scholars Award is a tuition-based scholarship available to incoming freshman at Florida International University. This award places a major emphasis on identifying and developing emerging leaders. It pays $1000 toward tuition per semester and is renewable each year (fall and spring terms only) for a total of four years with an academic performance of a 2.75 GPA or above and enrollment in a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester.
To participate in the MPAS Scholarship selection process, the student must be: a high school senior with a weighted high school GPA of 3.2 or better; be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States; be a Florida resident; have a proven track record of leadership; submit a resume and letter of recommendation; write a statement of purpose that articulates his or her strengths as they pertain to his or her career plans and leadership objectives and describe how the MPAS Scholars award will help him or her achieve those goals; have submitted a completed admissions packet to FIU, along with official transcripts and SAT/ACT scores prior to the scholarship deadline. For more information, please go to: http://mpas.fiu.edu/scholarships.html
Miami HEAT scholarship
The Miami HEAT offers four (4) HEAT Scholarships each valued at $2,500.00 available
to high school seniors who excel in academics and community service:
1. Two (2) Miami HEAT Scholarships awarded.
2. One (1) Dr. Jack Ramsay Scholarship awarded.
3. One (1) Alec Kessler Student-Athlete Scholarship awarded.

APPLICATION GUIDELINES
• Miami HEAT Scholarship: Awarded to students who have excelled in academics & community service and have a financial need.
• Dr. Jack Ramsay Scholarship: Awarded to students who have excelled in academics & community service and have a financial need.
• Alec Kessler Student-Athlete Scholarship: Awarded to student who excels in academics & community service, participates in a sport and has a financial need.

ELIGIBILITY
• In order to be considered for any of our three HEAT Scholarships, the student must meet the following criteria:
• Applicant must be a high school student enrolled in a Miami-Dade, Broward, or Palm Beach County public or private school.
• Applicant must have a minimum unweighted GPA of 3.2 by the end of the second grading period of their senior year.
• Applicant must submit an official transcript from the high school registrar along with a copy of their SAT and/or ACT score.
• Applicant must have an unmet financial need for assistance. In order to prove a financial need, please submit a copy of the
• household’s W2 form(s) and a copy of the last tax filing (i.e. 1040 form) for all household members.
• Letters to be submitted by applicant:
• Two (2) letters of recommendation – each from a current high school teacher or administrator on school letterhead.
• Two (2) or more letters from a community based organization, on that organization’s letterhead verifying community
• service and hours performed.
• One (1) letter from High School Athletic Director or Coach verifying candidate’s participation in a high school sport.*
• Applicant must be accepted to and enroll in a four year accredited college or university in the USA. Please submit a copy of the
• letter of acceptance to the four year accredited college or university. Applicant must complete a writing sample as outlined in the application form

For more information, please go to: http://www.nba.com/heat/community/community_education_scholarships.html
Deadline: April 5, 2014

New York Education Foundation Scholarship
HS senior or college freshman. US Resident. Applying to a degree-seeking program at an accredited two or four-year college. Minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or equivalent. Financial need (for educational purposes). The SAR or tax forms are required. Letters of recommendation. Transcript. Students should review the website and application for complete details and submission instructions:

http://www.nyefs.org/nyef_scholarships.html

Awards of between $500 – $1500
Deadline: April 30th, 2014

Nordstrom Scholarship Program

http://shop.nordstrom.com/c/nordstrom-cares-scholarship

Year: High school junior
Award: $10,000 to over 80 students over four years paid directly to the college
Eligibility: Live and attend school in a state with a Nordstrom or Nordstrom Rack store. (Not sure if there’s a store in your state? See store locations at http://shop.nordstrom.com/c/stores.) Have at least a 2.7 GPA. Volunteer or participate in community service or extracurricular activities. Plan on attending an accredited college or university during all four years over which the scholarship is distributed. (The scholarship is paid out in equal installments of $2,500.) Plan on applying for financial assistance in order to attend college.
Notes: Application available at Nordstrom early in the year.
Deadline: March 1, 2014

NROTC Scholarship Program
Eligibility Requirements
The Navy adheres to strict moral, physical and academic standards. This applies to students in the NROTC program. Here is a list of some of the basic requirements to apply for the program. You must:
• Be a U.S. citizen
• Be not less than 17 years old by September 1 of year starting college and no more than 23 on June 30 of that year
• Not have reached your 27th birthday by June 30 of the year in which your graduation and commissioning are anticipated
• Have acquired a high school graduation or equivalency certificate by August 1 of the year you plan to enter the NROTC program
• Have no moral obligations or personal convictions that prevent conscientious bearing of arms and supporting and defending the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign or domestic
• Be physically qualified by Navy standards
• Not have 30 or more semester hours or 45 or more quarter hours of college credit upon application
Application
• You may start the application process during the second semester of your junior year of high school. Follow these steps. Or download a comprehensive application information checklist. (Can’t view this file? Download Adobe Acrobat Reader)
• STEP 1 — COLLEGE BOARD SCORE RELEASE
• Authorize the testing agency to release your scores directly to the NROTC Scholarship Program (program code 0656). No other means of providing scores to the program is acceptable. Scores forwarded directly from the applicant or a school will not be accepted.
• The minimum SAT scores are 530 Critical Reading, 520 Math
• The minimum ACT scores are 21 Math, 22 English
• Graduates in the top 10% of their class will be considered
• Scores will be accepted no earlier than Feb. 15 and will not be accepted after December 31
For full details and online application see website at: http://www.navy.com/careers/nrotc/
Nursing School Scholarships – Also found in Connect EDU
Essay required – $500. For more information, go to their website at: http://www.straightforwardmedia.com/nursing/
Deadline: April 14, 2014

Odenza Marketing Scholarships
To be considered eligible for the Odenza Marketing Scholarship you must:

A) Be between the ages of 16 and 25 on March 30, 2014

B) Submit answers to the essay questions, which can be found on the application page, prior to the March 30, 2012 deadline.

C) Have at least one full year of post secondary studies remaining at the time of the award

D) Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater.

E) Be a citizen of the United States or Canada

The scholarship winner will be announced on or around June 1, 2014 and will be posted on this website immediately after. All applications must be received by 11:59pm ET on March 30, 2014. No late applications will be reviewed.

Scholarships Applications can be found by going to: http://odenzascholarships.com/
Award amount is $500.00
Deadline: March 30, 2014

Off to College Scholarship Program
High school senior, legal resident. Planning to enroll in a U.S. Department of Education accredited college or career school for the Fall of 2014.Recipients are selected by a random drawing from among all eligible entries received. Students apply online. Students should review the website for complete details: http://www.suntrusteducation.com/sweeps/default.asp#rules
One winner is chosen every two weeks from Oct. 25, 2013 – May 9, 2014

Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation
High school seniors and full time college students preparing for a career in graphic communications Restricted to colleges, universities and Tech Schools w/ established 2 & 4 year programs leading to an associate or bachelor’s recognized by the graphic communications industries.
Award: $1,000-5,000 yearly renewable
For more information, please go to: http://www.printing.org/pgsfapplication
Deadlines: High School Seniors April 1, 2014

The Princess Grace Awards Program
Scholarships for tuition assistance ONLY for students entering final year of study at an accredited non-profit U. S. school. Actors, directors, set designers, costume designers, lighting designers, sound designers, must be nominated by their respective dean/department chairs or artistic directors.
US Citizens or permanent resident. .
$5,000 to $25,000 commensurate with tuition requirements

http://www.pgfusa.com/

Postmark deadline: June 1, 2014

Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation – Also found in Connect EDU
High school seniors and full time college students preparing for a career in graphic communications Restricted to colleges, universities and Tech Schools w/ established 2 & 4 year programs leading to an associate or bachelor’s recognized by the graphic communications industries.
Award: $1,000-5,000 yearly renewable
For more information, please go to: http://www.printing.org/pgsfapplication
Deadlines: High School Seniors April 1, 2014

Que Llueva Cafe Scholarship – Chicano Organizing& Research in Education

http://www.ca-core.org/que_llueva_cafe

Year: High school senior
Award: $500 – $1,000
Eligibility: College-bound, undocumented, Latino student
Notes: Applications available in December
Contact: jdelrazo@ca-core.org
Region: National, Including Puerto Rico Deadline: February 22, 2014

http://students.sae.org/awdscholar/scholarships/hsengineering.htm

Rodney Thaxton Justice Scholarship / Martin E. Segal Scholarship
The Rodney Thaxton Justice Scholarship was established to honor the memory of a great social advocate. Scholarships are awarded to African American students who are committed to social justice. Martin E. Segal, a lawyer and lecturer, established the Martin E. Segal Fund to augment the annual scholarship granting of the Rodney Thaxton Justice Fund. Applications can be found at: http://www.miamifoundation.org/document.doc?id=195
Applications must be postmarked by April 17, 2014.

Samsung American Legion Scholarship
To honor Korean War veterans, Samsung and The American Legion annually award $300,000 in scholarships to nearly 100 Boys State and Girls State participants who are direct descendants of a veteran eligible for Legion membership. More information
Deadline: Varies
Application: http://www.legion.org/documents/legion/pdf/samsungscholarship.pdf

Samsung Techwin America 2014 Scholarship Program
High School Student in the United States. Teacher to sponsor student. Permission to use photo and essay in publicity. Up to 300 word essay. Student must apply online. Student should review website for complete details and essay guidelines: http://samsungscholarship.com
$1000 (7 available)
Deadline: May 31, 2014

Scholarships from ScholarshipExperts.com for Students in 2014
Finding and applying for scholarships to pay for college is important, and ScholarshipExperts.com is here to help! Each year, ScholarshipExperts.com funds several unique scholarship programs for high school students, college students, grad students and non-traditional adult learners. Take a look at our scholarships listed here, http://www.scholarshipexperts.com/our-scholarships
Deadlines Vary

SHPE Foundation Scholarship Program
http://www.shpefoundation.org/scholarships /
Year: High school senior or current college student
Award: $1,000-$5,000
Eligibility: Latino/a students who demonstrate both significant motivation and aptitude for a career in science, technology, engineering or mathematics. Minimum GPA: 3.00 on a 4.0 for high school seniors and undergraduates; 3.25 on a 4.0 scale for graduate students; must be a full-time student.
Notes: Scholarship opens in January. All Latino students that meet such requirements are eligible to apply, regardless of citizenship, but residency requirements can vary depending on scholarship sponsor. Be pursuing your first bachelors, masters or doctoral degree. (Students pursuing a second bachelors, etc. are not eligible).
Deadline: May 1st, 2014

Judge Sidney M. Aronovitz Memorial Scholarship
The Aronovitz Family partnered with The Miami Foundation to honor the memory of the late Judge Sidney M. Aronovitz. Judge Aronovitz stood as an example for the community, excelling in his chosen profession and always thinking of those less fortunate than himself. Scholarships are awarded to Miami-Dade County minority students planning to continue their education through the university level. For the application, please go to: http://www.miamifoundation.org/document.doc?id=194
Applications must be postmarked by April 17, 2014.

Southern Scholarship Foundation
The Southern Scholarship Foundation was established to provide outstanding students needing financial assistance with an opportunity to obtain a college education. The Foundation provides rent-free housing to deserving students in a cooperative living environment. The SSF currently operates scholarship houses at Florida State, University of Florida, Florida A&M, Bethune-Cookman, Florida Gulf Coast University. Additional information can be obtained by going to their website at: http://www.southernscholarship.org/ or by calling 850.222.3832
Deadline – March 1, 2014

Sam Walton Community Scholarship
Graduating high school senior. Plan to attend an accredited US college or university. Financial Need. Academic Achievement. Extracurricular Activities. Community Involvement. Students must obtain a local Walmart store number at http://www.walmart.com to access web application. Apply on line. Information at: http://www.walmartfoundation.org
Award: $1,000
Application Due Date (5:00 PM CST) Scholarship Award Date
Dec. 1, 2013 Jan. 15, 2014
March 1, 2014 April 15, 2014
June 1, 2014 July 15, 2014

Senior Police Executive Angel Calzadilla/Do the Right Thing – Police Memorial Scholarship
Awards are up to $6,000
• Senior (must be 19 years old upon completion of the police academy)
• Must have proof of U.S. citizenship
• No felonies on your record
• Application available at http://dotherightthinginc.org/scholarship/

Deadline: April 4th, 2014

Southern Scholarship Foundation
The Southern Scholarship Foundation was established to provide outstanding students needing financial assistance with an opportunity to obtain a college education. The Foundation provides rent-free housing to deserving students in a cooperative living environment. The SSF currently operates scholarship houses at Florida State, University of Florida, Florida A&M, Bethune-Cookman, Florida Gulf Coast University. Additional information can be obtained by going to their website at: http://www.southernscholarship.org/ or by calling 850.222.3832
Deadline – March 1, 2014

Straight Forward Media Scholarships
Straight Forward Media offers 6 different scholarships to a wide variety of students every year. Each of our scholarship programs is open to both American and international students, and we offer scholarships to attendees of four-year colleges, two-year and community colleges, vocational and technical schools.
Unless otherwise noted, all scholarship awards are $500 and are given four times per year.
We maintain separate websites for most of our scholarships, and you can find links to each below.
• Dale E. Fridell Memorial Scholarship. Awarded twice per year, you can apply online for each of the $1,000 awards.
• Recession Relief Scholarship: (formerly the Get Out of Debt Scholarship) Apply online with a short essay about why you need a helping hand with your debt situation, and why the scholarship will help you attend an educational program.
• Mesothelioma Memorial Scholarship: A general scholarship for students of all education backgrounds.
• Teachers: A scholarship for students planning to be teachers — of any kind and at any level.
• Minority: For college students (and soon-to-be college students) who are members of racial or ethnic minority groups.
• Nursing: For college students (and soon-to-be college students) who are pursuing a nursing degree.
• Deadlines: Vary
SunTrust Off To College Scholarship
High school seniors can win a $1,000 scholarship for first year expenses at an accredited college or private career school. One winner will be chosen every two weeks from October 25, 2013 through May 14, 2014. Students can begin registering September 14, 2009 and the first drawing will be held on October 30th. It’s FREE to enter and eligibility is not based on GPA or financial need. Each $1,000 scholarship check will be payable to the winner’s school of attendance. Only one entry per person for each drawing; however, you can register after each drawing for the next one. For complete details and application go to: https://www.suntrusteducation.com/ScholarshipSweepstakes/index.html
2013-2014 Sweepstakes Registration Begins on September 16, 2013 through May 9, 2014

Tylenol Scholarship Program
Tylenol is awarding $250,000 in scholarships to students pursuing degrees in healthcare who are committed to a future of caring for others and who excel in academics, leadership and community service.
40 applicants will receive up to $10,000.for more information visit the website: https://www.facebook.com/TylenolScholarship

United Negro College Fund
Since 1985, the UNCF Scholarships and Grants Administration office has awarded in scholarship assistance over $105 million to over 28,000 students enrolled in its 39 member colleges and universities and other HBCUs and majority institutions as well. Qualifications include:
• High school senior
• Planning to attend one of the 39 UNCF’s member colleges or universities (list available on website)
• Two (2) letters of recommendation
• One page essay on student’s community service
• 2.5 GPA
• Some programs may ask for various other requirements

The UNCF provides support in numerous ways to a variety of constituencies. Learn more about scholarships http://www.uncf.org/sections/ForStudents/SS_Scholarships/scholarships.asp There are numerous scholarship opportunities available to African American students at this website.
Deadlines vary

Walter Beall Scholarship Foundation
Awards scholarships, to students who further their education in general engineering, aviation or aeronautical engineering degree programs. In order to apply, applicants may be FRA Members or spouses, sons or grandsons, daughters or granddaughters of members in good standing of the Fleet Reserve Association (FRA). Applicants must be US citizens and enroll at an accredited college/university or technical institution in the United States and must remain a student in good standing. Awards of $2,000- $5,000. For more information, please go to: http://www.walterbeallscholarship.org/index.html
Deadline April 15, 2014

Wendel Foundation Scholarship Program
The Wendel Foundation Scholarship Program has been established to assist high school seniors who plan to continue education in college and university programs. Renewable scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at an accredited two- or four-year U.S. institution of the student’s choice. This scholarship program is administered by Scholarship Management Services®, a division of Scholarship America®. Scholarship Management Services is the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship and tuition reimbursement programs for corporations, foundations, associations and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability or national origin.” For more information, please visit their website at: http://www.sms.scholarshipamerica.org/wendelfoundation/ or contact Casey Sanford at (507) 931-0412 or by email at: csanford@scholarshipamerica.org (make sure to refer to the Wendel Foundation Scholarship Program)
Postmark Deadline: April 1, 2014

Youth Volunteer Scholarship Award
BBG provides the Youth Volunteer Scholarship Award to recognize and reward a student who demonstrates a passion for volunteering, while maintaining a high level of academic achievement. Student must have completed a minimum of 50 hours of volunteer work and have a GPA of a 3.5 or higher over the past 2 years. Must be under 21 years of age; must submit an essay on topic on website prior the deadline. Award: $500
Deadline: November 29, 2014
ONLINE FORM: http://www.bbgcommunicationscustomerservice.com/service/article/2.php

Other Scholarships offered through the United Negro College Fund Website

Highlighted Scholarships
• Gates Millennium Scholars Program
• Marathon Oil/UNCF Corporate Scholars Program
• NBMOA Hospitality Scholars Program 2013-2014
• Coca-Cola Giant Scholarship Program
• United Health Foundation Diverse Scholars Initiative
• Anthony Anderson Scholarship Program 2013-2014
• NASCAR/Wendell Scott, Sr. Scholarship
• Etta Gray Memorial Scholarship Program
• BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Inc.Scholarship
• Youth Gala Scholarship 2013-2014
• UNCF General Scholarship Application
• Eunice Walker Johnson Scholarship

Essay contests

Live Poets Society of New Jersey Poetry Contest
All U.S. high school students are eligible to enter up until May 31st of their senior year. Poems must be 20 lines or less, unpublished, the sole work of the entrant, and not be entered in any other concurrent contest. Only ONE poem per poet may be entered into each contest. For more information, please go to: http://www.highschoolpoetrycontest.com/
Award is: $150-$1,000
Deadlines: May 31, 2014

“Anthem” Essay Contest
Entrant must be in the 8th, 9th, or 10th grade. Essays will be judged on both style and content. Winning essays must demonstrate an outstanding grasp of the philosophical meaning of Ayn Rand’s novelette, “Anthem”. For complete rules and guidelines visit Web site: http://www.aynrand.org/contests. Award 2,000

http://www.aynrandnovels.org

Deadline: March 20, 2014

DuPont Challenge Science Essay Awards Program
Student science and technology prize program in the United States and Canada. Students must submit an essay of 700 to 1000 words discussing a scientific or technological development, event, or theory that has captured their interest. For students in grades 7-12. Must mail all entries in a 9 x 12-inch envelope. Award $3,000

http://www.thechallenge.dupont.com/

Deadline: February 7, 2014

Jiffy Lube Teen Driver Essay Contest
Florida students 16-18 years old and enrolled in high school. Essay about your goals, drive, ambition and future goals! For more information and to apply, go to: http://yourturn2apply.com/miami.htm
Awards: $500
Deadline: March 24, 2014

Live Poets Society of New Jersey Poetry Contest
All U.S. high school students are eligible to enter up until May 31st of their senior year. Poems must be 20 lines or less, unpublished, the sole work of the entrant, and not be entered in any other concurrent contest. Only ONE poem per poet may be entered into each contest. For more information, please go to: http://justpoetry.org/
Award is: $150-$1,000
Deadlines: December 31 for the March issue/ March 30 for June issue
June 30 for the September issue
September 30 for December issue

* http://www.college-scholarships.com has a number of links to private and institutional scholarships.

Top 2013-14 Scholarships for Minority Students

A
Automotive Hall of Fame Scholarship
For students who indicate a sincere interest in an automotive related career. Deadline: June 30, 2014. Award: Varies
B
Best Buy Scholarship
For students in grades 9-12 who plan to enter a full-time undergraduate program upon high school graduation. Deadline: Usually in February. Award: $1,000
D
Davidson Fellows Scholarship
Recognizes and awards the extraordinary who excel in math, science, and technology. Deadline: February 6, 2014. Award: $10,000- $50,000
Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund
Need-based scholarships for college students are part of the progressive movement in their community. Deadline: end of June.
Development Fund For Black Students in Science and Technology
For students studying science or technology at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Deadline June 15.
E
ESA Foundation Computer and Video Game Scholarship Program
For minority and female students majoring in a field related to computer and video game arts. Apply between March 1- May 15
F
Fulbright Scholar Program
Sends faculty and professionals abroad each year to lecture and conduct research. Opens February 1, 2014
lub Scholarship
Supports authors of the Black African Diaspora who wan to write their way to college money. Deadline: March
Google Anita Borg Scholarship
For women who excel in computing and technology, and are active role models and leaders. Deadline: February

H
Hallie Q. Brown Scholarship
For African American women who have a minimum C average, and can demonstrate financial need. Deadline: March
J
Jeannette Rankin Women’s Scholarship Fund
For low-income women who have a vision of how their education will benefit themselves and their community. Deadline: April
Joe Francis Haircare Scholarship
For cosmetology and barber school students who can demonstrate a financial need.
Deadline: June
N
National Achievement Scholarship
Established in 1964 to provide recognition for outstanding African American high school students. Deadline: Varies
National Institute of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship
For students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are pursuing science and health-related research. Deadline: March
National SMART Grant
Available to full-time students who are majoring in science, math, technology, engineering, and more. Deadline: Varies
P
PMI Educational Foundation Scholarships
Established for students in the field of project management or a project management related field. Deadline: Varies
T
Thurgood Marshall College Fund Scholarships
For first-generation students majoring in business, finance, science, engineering, and more. Deadline: May
Tri-Delta Scholarships
For students who excel in chapter and campus involvement,community service, academics, and more. Deadline: March
Tylenol Scholarship
For students pursuing a career in health care who can demonstrate leadership and academic qualities. Deadline: May (Spring 2014)
U
United Negro College Fund Scholarships
Administers 400 different scholarship programs so low-income families can afford college, tuition, and books. Deadline: Varies
U.S. Bank Internet Scholarship
For high school seniors planning to enroll or college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors already enrolled. Deadline March

Institutional Scholarships

* Check out http://www.guaranteed-scholarships.com/ for a comprehensive listing of institutional scholarships offered by a number of colleges and universities. http://www.college-scholarships.com also has a number of links to private and institutional scholarships

Defiance College
Is seeking nominations for its Presidential Service Leadership Award. Students with a history of commitment to volunteer service with a minimum 2.5 GPA, an ACT of 21 or SAT of 970. For additional information, please call 800-520-4632. or on the web at http://www.defiance.edu/pages/FA_scholarships_and_awards.html

Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA
The President’s Scholarship Program (merit-based) – approximately 110 outstanding students will receive stipends that may be used for tuition, room, board, or other expenses. Successful students have high grades, proven leadership abilities and SAT scores in the 1280-1420 ranges. For more information on the web: http://www.psp.gatech.edu/

New College of Florida Guaranteed Scholarship Deadline: February 15, 2014
New College offers an ambitious array of academic scholarships and grants for the Fall 2014 entering class. Admitted students are automatically considered for scholarship funding. Please complete your admission application file by February 15, 2014 for priority scholarship consideration. http://www.ncf.edu/scholarships
Miami Dade College Scholarships

Miami-Dade College is pleased to announce the availability of Scholarships for the 2013-2014 academic year. Various Scholarships from numerous donors are available to students who attend Miami-Dade College. The Scholarships vary in amounts and requirements, depending on the particular scholarship programs. Interested students are encouraged to complete and submit the Scholarship application on-line, and submit all additional “requested” supporting documentation to the Campus Scholarship Coordinators.
Minimum Eligibility for Scholarship Consideration
• Completion and submission of Scholarship Application
• Submission of all required supporting documentation
• Students must be admitted to Miami-Dade College
• Student must have completed a Federal Financial Aid Application for 2014-2015
Scholarship Deadline
Priority consideration will be given to students who complete and submit the Scholarship application on-line at http://www.mdc.edu/Scholarships

University of North Florida Scholarship Opportunities
Seniors who plan to attend the University of North Florida and meet required SAT and/or ACT scores and GPA. Students are automatically considered for all merit-based scholarships. Priority Deadline: November 1st. complete admissions application. More at: http://www.unf.edu/scholarships/

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Financial Aid help for International Students
Schools Awarding Financial Aid
Many colleges and universities in the US offer financial aid to international students. Here is a list of the US schools that offer international aid, searchable by state, and also showing the number of students that receive aid and the average award:

http://www.internationalstudent.com/schools_awarding_aid/

also -

http://www.InternationalScholarships.com

International Financial Aid
• International Student Loans
• Schools that Award Financial Aid
• Universities that Award Financial Aid (UK)
• International Scholarship Search Tool
• Financial Aid Advice Articles
• International Financial Aid Forum
• International Financial Aid Blog

Other Scholarship Websites

http://www.fastweb.com/college-scholarships

https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/scholarship-search

http://www.collegenet.com/mach25/app

http://www.instudentloan.com/college-scholarships.html

http://www.freschinfo.com

http://www.collegefunds.net/free-scholarships.html

http://www.scholarship-page.com

http://www.scholarships.com/educators/

http://www.studentscholarships.org/

University of Miami scholarship database

http://www.miami.edu/admission/index.php/undergraduate_admission/costsandfinancialresources/scholarships

FINANCIAL AID
http://www.fafsa.ed.gov This is the website used to file for financial aid. NOTE: The FAFSA form will not be available until January 1, 2014

http://www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org this is where you register for Florida Bright Futures as well as other Florida state grants and scholarships – Registration is NOW open – PLEASE REGISTER.

This is a web site maintained by the University of Illinois that contains links to the various college ranking services: (this is good) http://www.library.uiuc.edu/edx/rankabout.htm
*for any additional scholarships you may be looking for please check out: http://www.meritaid.com/

Scholarships and Resources
From Hispanic Heritage Foundation

A – C D – M N – P Q – Z Other Websites
HHF Maintains this list of scholarship and grant information. Please research any opportunity that you are interested in to confirm the details cited here.
More and Better Resources
Please visit NRCCUA’s new interactive college prep website for information on planning, executing and financing your college education.

http://www.mycollegeoptions.com

For a comprehensive list of Scholarships and educational grants, please visit Scholarsite.com. Information is available in English and in Spanish.

http://www.scholarsite.com

3 Comments

  1. Rachel Lopez says:

    This list of scholarships is fascinating! Some of these scholarships are topics I may look into. So many opportunities that we can choose out of this list. I hope other students take this for granted and apply themselves for some of these scholarships listed here. Opportunities like those are hard to come by nowadays.

  2. Josafat Alvarez says:

    I’m actually quite surprised at how many scholarships I can apply for. It ranges from my culture, artistic abilities and GPA. If every student was handed this list, the optimism of our nation’s youth would not only increase but our minds would remain bright at a larger proportion. There really is opportunity for everyone.

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