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Listing of 2013/2014 Scholarships
AARP Foundation Women's Scholarship Program
For women 40+ seeking new job skills, training and educational opportunities to support themselves.
Academic Competitiveness Grant
For first-year and second-year college students who graduated from high school.
Actuarial Diversity Scholarship
For minority students pursuing a degree that may lead to a career in the actuarial profession.
Akash Kuruvilla Memorial Scholarship Fund
For students who demonstrate excellence in leadership, diversity, integrity and academia.
American Copy Editors Society Scholarship
Available to junior, senior and graduate students who will take full-time copy editing jobs or internships.
AORN Foundation Scholarship
For students studying to be nurses and perioperative nurses pursuing undergrad and grad degrees.
Automotive Hall of Fame Scholarship
For students who indicate a sincere interest in an automotive related career.
AWG Minority Scholarship For Women
Encourages young minority women to pursue an education and later a career in the geosciences.
AXA Achievements Scholarship
Provides more than $600K in annual scholarships to 52 students - one from each state.
Beacon Partners Healthcare IT Scholarships
Awarded to a student pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in the IT Healthcare field.
Best Buy Scholarship
For students in grades 9-12 who plan to enter a full-time undergraduate program upon high school graduation.
Burger King Scholars
For high school seniors who have part-time jobs and excel academically in school.
CIA Undergraduate Scholarship Program
Developed to assist minority and disabled students, but open to all who meet the requirements.
Coca-Cola Scholars Program
Four-year achievement-based scholarships given to 250 high school seniors each year.
Davidson Fellows Scholarship
Recognizes and awards the extraordinary who excel in math, science, and technology.
Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund
Need-based scholarships for college students are part of the progressive movement in their community.
Dell Scholars Program
For students who demonstrate a desire and ability to overcome barriers and achieve their goals.
Development Fund For Black Students in Science and Technology
For students studying science or technology at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
Annual scholarship for high school juniors to support continued education and training beyond high school.
Ed Bradley/ Ken Kashiwahara Scholarships
Open to full-time students who are pursuing careers in radio and television news.
EMPOWER Scholarship Award
Designed to increase diversity in the medical rehabilitation field by awarding students of color.
ESA Foundation Computer and Video Game Scholarship Program
For minority and female students majoring in a field related to computer and video game arts.
Fulbright Scholar Program
Sends faculty and professionals abroad each year to lecture and conduct research.
Future Engineers Scholarship Program
For students pursuing a career in engineering who shows outstanding academic performance.
Gates Millenium Scholarship
Funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; established to help low income minority students.
Go On Girl Book Club Scholarship
Supports authors of the Black African Diaspora who wan to write their way to college money.
Google Anita Borg Scholarship
For women who excel in computing and technology, and are active role models and leaders.
Hallie Q. Brown Scholarship
For African American women who have a minimum C average, and can demonstrate financial need.
HBCU Study Abroad Scholarship
Provides travel opportunities for students of color who are traditionally under-represented in such programs.
Tom Coughlin Jay Fund Foundation Scholarship
Application Deadline: Varies An annual college scholarship is rewarded as an inspiration to a survivor in order that they may achieve their full potential in life. Residents of the Jacksonville, Florida area and New York Metropolitan area including Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Passaic and Union Counties in New Jersey who have had a diagnosis of leukemia or cancer prior to the age of 21 are eligible, you can call the Tom Coughlin Jay Foundation for an application at 904-543-2599.
New York State Higher Education Services Corp./Aid-Part-Time Study (APTS) Application
Deadlines: The Aid for Part-Time Study (APTS) provides grant assistance for eligible part-time students enrolled in approved undergraduate studies. Awards provide up to $2,000 per year for part-time undergraduate study at participating institutions in New York State. An APTS award cannot exceed tuition charges. Contact: New York State Higher Education Services Corporation99 Washington AvenueAlbany, NY 12255 Phone:518-473-7087 Toll Free: 888-697-4372
Lighthouse Scholarship and Career Awards
Application Deadlines: Varies The Lighthouse scholarship reward excellence, recognize accomplishments and help students who are blind or partially sighted achieve their career goals. There are four categories and each carries a $5,000 prize: College-bound Awards are for high school seniors or recent high school graduates now planning to begin college. Undergraduate Awards are for college students who may apply at any time. For more information and to download the application form, please visit: lighthouse.org/services-and-assistance/scholarship-award-Programs/scholarship-career-awards/
Jacob K. Javits Fellowship Program
Provides fellowships to students who excel in the arts, humanities, and social sciences.
Javits-Frasier Teacher Scholarship Fund
To increase diverse students' access to talent development opportunities through teacher training.
Jeannette Rankin Women's Scholarship Fund
For low-income women who have a vision of how their education will benefit themselves and their community.
Joe Francis Haircare Scholarship
For cosmetology and barber school students who can demonstrate a financial need.
KFC Colonel's Scholars Program
For college-bound students who can demonstrate financial need, and have a GPA of at least 2.75.
Lincoln Forum Scholarship Essay Contest
A writing contest pertaining to the life and times of Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War era.
McKesson Pharmacy Scholarship
Designed to assist pharmacy students who plan to continue their education.
National Achievement Scholarship
Established in 1964 to provide recognition for outstanding African American high school students.
National Black Police Association Scholarships
For students pursuing careers in law enforcement, criminal justice, and other related areas.
National Institute of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship
For students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are pursuing science and health-related research.
National SMART Grant
Available to full-time students who are majoring in science, math, technology, engineering, and more.
PMI Educational Foundation Scholarships
Established for students in the field of project management or a project management related field.
Ron Brown Scholar Program
Seeks to identify African American high school seniors who will make significant contributions to society.
Ronald Reagan College Leaders Scholarship
Seeks to recognize outstanding young people who are promoting American values on college campuses.
Competition for individual or team research projects in science, mathematics, engineering, and technology.
Thurgood Marshall College Fund Scholarships
For first-generation students majoring in business, finance, science, engineering, and more.
For students who excel in chapter and campus involvement,community service, academics, and more.
For students pursuing a career in health care who can demonstrate leadership and academic qualities.
United Negro College Fund Scholarships
Administers 400 different scholarship programs so low-income families can afford college, tuition, and books.
U.S. Bank Internet Scholarship
For high school seniors planning to enroll or college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors already enrolled.
USDA/1890 National Scholars Program
For students seeking a Bachelor's degree in agriculture, food, or natural resource sciences and related majors.
Vanguard Minority Scholarship Program
Provides merit-based scholarships to minority students studying business, finance, economics, and more.
William B. Ruggles Right To Work Journalism Scholarship
Available to undergraduate and graduate students who are majoring in journalism or a related field.
Writer's Digest Annual Short Story Competition
Contest for writers who can compose the best fictional short story, written in 1,500 words or less.
Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship
For academic high-achievers in science, engineering
Thomas G. Labrecque Smart Start Scholarship Program Application Deadlines: January 18, Annually Students are selected to participate in the Smart Start Scholarship Program, providing full tuition (less financial aid) scholarship and four years of paid internships with JPMorgan Chase. Eligibility Requirements: High School seniors graduating in the spring who are New York City residents attending New York City public, private or parochial schools. For further information contact Smart Start at 866-520-2976 or by e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bridgewater College State Incentive Grant Application Deadlines: Varies The Bridgewater College State Incentive Grant is a renewable grant awarded to incoming freshmen and transfers who are residents of the following states: Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania or West Virginia. For more information, visit: www.bridgewater.edu/index.php?id=150
Fed Challenge Citibank Scholarship and Grants Application Deadlines: Varies The Federal Reserve Bank of New York invites high school teams in the Federal Reserve's Second District (New York State New Jersey counties of Bergen Essex Hudson Hunterdon Middlesex Monmouth Morris Passaic Somerset Sussex Union and Warren; and Fairfield County in Connecticut) to enter the Fed Challenge. For complete program details, please visit: www.newyorkfed.org/education/fedchal.HTML
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