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Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program - Essay ContestGeneral$1,000The A&F Scholarships are available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution, between the ages of 16 and 30. To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay on the given topic. The essay should be between 500 and 1000 words. Your submissions must be sent to us by email at: scholarships@abbottandfenner.com. Topic available on website indicated under (click for more information).June 14 Abbott and Fenner Business Consultants, Chicago, IL 60060, scholarships@abbottandfenner.com or visit online (click on more information)
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Advancing Hispanic Excellence in Technology, Engineering, Math and Science (AHETEMS) Foundation General ScholarshipsScience, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics or a related field$1,000 to $3,000Merit-based and need-based general scholarships are awarded, to qualified 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. ELIGIBILITY: Hispanic-descent (U.S. citizenship is not required), be accepted into or attending an accredited 2-year or 4-year college or university in the United States or Puerto Rico, be enrolled full-time (12 hrs undergraduate, 9 hrs graduate) during the academic year. High school graduating seniors must be graduating from an accredited U.S. high school with a diploma. Minimum GPA: 3.00 on a 4.0 for high school seniors and undergraduates; 3.25 on a 4.0 scale for graduate students. Be pursuing your first bachelors, masters or doctoral degree. The application period will open in January.May 1 AHETEMS, Inc., c/o: 2012-2013 Scholarship Program, University of Texas at Arlington, Box 19019 416 Yates Street, Room 609, Arlington, TX 76019-0019 or visit online (click on more information)
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AES EngineeringGeneral, leaders$500Our belief is that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason we are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluated the essays that are submitted. Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility. You are NOT required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible. Students must submit an essay of no more than 1000 words in answer to the question indicated on the website (changes each year). Submit essay by email to: scholarships@aesengineers.com There is no application packet for this award. Please do not include your resume. Be sure to include your full name as well as the name of the school you are attending currently and your plans for next year.October 5 AES Engineering scholarships@aesengineers.com or visit online (click on more information)
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AFA Teens for Alzheimer's Awareness College ScholarshipGeneral$250 to $5,000This scholarship provides an excellent opportunity for college-bound students to give thoughtful consideration to the impact Alzheimer’s disease has on their own lives and others in their family and community. Students are required to submit an autobiography and write a 1,200 to 1,500 word essay that answers the following questions: 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? To qualify, students must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and must also enter a four-year accredited college or university within 12 months of the application deadline. Existing college students are not eligible to apply. An independent committee selected by AFA will judge all timely submissions. See website for other documentation required with submission.February 15 Alzheimer's Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Ave., 7th Fl., New York, NY 10001, Attention: AFA Teens College Scholarship , info@afateens.org, 866.AFA.8484 or visit online (click on more information)
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Agnes Scott College -- various scholarships availableGeneral, music, native Spanish-speakers; Presbyterian; femaile$1,000 to full tuition, fees, room and boardMerit-based scholarships are awarded through the admission office. The college automatically considers all early-decision and scholarship-decision students for merit-based aid. When granting merit-based scholarships, the college looks at several factors including academic achievement, community service, evidence of leadership, extracurricular involvement and state residence. Scholarships are awarded through the admission office. Semifinalists for our most competitive scholarships are invited for an on-campus interview with a scholarship committee in February. The Goizueta Foundation Scholarship for native Spanish speakers is also available; the Agnes Scott College Presbyterian Scholarships Available on the basis of academic achievement and leadership in the Presbyterian Church. Nomination by a Presbyterian minister suggested. A separate application is required. The Nannette Hopkins Music scholarship is awarded to incoming first-year students who express an intention of majoring or minoring in music, and who demonstrate scholastic ability, talent and seriousness of thought, purpose and endeavor, and who have financial need. The scholarship is renewable each year as long as the student continues to major or minor in music. Requires a separate application and auditions.Varies. Agnes Scott College, 141 E. College Ave., Decatur, GA 30030 Tel: 404 471-6000 | 800 868-8602 or visit online (click on more information).
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Air Force ROTCEngineering (various), Architecture, Chemistry, Computers, Math, Meteorology, Physics, Operations Research); various scholarships available with military obligationUp to full scholarships, plus books and expensesMust be US citizen, 17 to 31 years of age, high school graduate, prior to activating scholarship. Varies by scholarship; must be in top 40% of the class, SAT 1100 or ACT 24, GPA 3.0. Must complete a physical fitness assessment and an interview, need counselor certificate, personal statement, and resume.December 1 Air Force ROTC representative or apply online (click on more information)
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Airport Minority Advisory Council Educational and Scholarship Program (AMACESP)Aviation, Business Administration, Accounting, Architecture, Engineering or Finance, women, minorities$2,000; can reapplyAMACESP distributes scholarships to women and minorities pursuing a degree and career in the aviation industry (Aviation, Business Administration, Accounting, Architecture, Engineering or Finance). Applicant must be seeking a BS or BA, and must be admitted by an accredited school or university for the current school term in which you are applying for a scholarship, demonstration of a cumulative 3.0 GPA, and have involvement in community activities and extracurricular activities. Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen and successfully complete and submit all application materials. Awardees are expected show a commitment to involvement in furthering the mission of the Airport Minority Advisory Council (AMAC) by participating in the AMAC Program, and continually maintain all of the eligibility requirements as outlined above during the term AND provide supporting documentation for reapplication during succeeding terms. In addition, he/she will be required to: Become a student member of AMAC; communicate with AMAC once each semester during school term scholarship is awarded, which will include progress reports, a copy of your grades upon completion of semester to show proof of maintaining 3.0 GPA. Students are eligible for two (2) scholarship awards but must reapply each application period. Application available on website.August 5 Airport Minority Advisory Council, Attn: Scholarship Program, 2345 Crystal Drive, Suite 902, Arlington, VA 22202, Phone: 703-414-2622, Fax: 703-414-2686, Email: amac.info@amac-org.com or visit online (Click on more information)
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Al Neuharth Free Spirit ScholarshipsJournalism, free spirit, HS Junior$1,000 (top 2 participants receive an additional $50,000)Open to high school JUNIORS who are committed to pursuing a career in journalism and demonstrate qualities of a "free spirit" academically or personally. A free spirit can be a risk-taker, a visionary, an innovative leader, an entrepreneur, or a courageous achiever who accomplishes great things beyond his or her normal circumstances. One student from each state plus DC will be selected to come to Washington, D.C., in the summer between their junior and senior year to receive their awards and participate in an all-expenses-paid journalism conference at the Newseum. An online application will be available at the website after Oct. 15. Submit application, two essays, letter of recommendation, transcript, samples of journalistic work, and photo.February 15 Jack Marsh, or Karen Catone, Freedom Forum Diversity Institute, Attention: Al Neuharth Free Spirit Scholarship and Journalism Conference Program 555 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20001, email: freespirit@freedomforum.org or call 202/292-6261 or visit online (click on more information)
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Alabama A&M University - several scholarships availableGeneral; Music, ROTC, Family and Consumer Sciences, Fashion Design, Apparel, Merchandising and Design, Nutrition, Hospitality Management, Human Development, Physics, Food Science, Urban Planning, agricultural science, Computational Science, athleticFrom $125 to full tuition, room and board and booksScholarship applicationi avalable online; includes essays. CRITERIA: Applicant must have a GPA of 3.25 or above. Applicant must have an ACT Score of 23 or above/SAT Score of 1590 or above. Applicant must be a United States Citizen or Legal Resident of the United States. Applicant must be a graduating high school senior or currently attending, or planning to attend, Alabama A&M University and seeking an undergraduate degree.Some based on financial need. See website for contact information for each scholarship.March 1 Chairman of Scholarship Committee, Office of Admissions, Alabama A&M University, Post Office Box 908, Normal, AL 35762. Undergraduate Admissions - (256) 372-5245 admissions@aamu.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Alabama State UniversityGeneral; athleticVaries; up to full tuition and all costsMost require high academics, scores, or show leadership. Alabama State University scholarships are offered to the most outstanding entering freshmen (and junior college transfer students). All scholarships are competitive and are awarded to the most qualified entering freshmen students on the basis of the following: Completed admission and scholarship application, Official ACT score (or comparable SAT scores), Handwritten essay, Official high school transcript. All scholarship recipients must complete an application for financial aid by Feb 15. Must be admitted to the University by Jan. 31 to be considered.February 15 School Counselor or Alabama State University, 915 South Jackson Street, G.W. Trenholm Hall, Montgomery, AL, 36101-0271, telephone (334) 229-4862; or email finaid@alasu.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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Alamance County Arts CouncilEach year the Alamance County Arts Council offers scholarships to students planning to further their education in one of the arts disciplines.Four scholarships are awarded in the amount of $500 each. 1) the Janet Rhyne Andrews Scholarship, awarded for any discipline, 2) the Hazel C. Sellers Scholarship for Visual Arts, 3) the Sarah H. Rhyne Scholarship for the Performing Arts and 4) one general Scholarship, awarded for any arts discipline.Eligibility Requirements: 1) a resident of Alamance County, 2) a high school senior (or equivalent),and 3) acceptance or pending acceptance in a college/university or other instructional or higher learning for the purpose of earning a major degree in an arts discipline (visual or performance).April 1, 2010 Applications available in your school's Counseling Office. 
Alamance County Cattlemens Association ScholarshipThis scholarship is awarded to a student in need that is pursuing an education in an agricultural related field.$1,000This scholarship is awarded to a student pursuing a career in agriculture. Agriculture fields include forestry, horticulture, animal science, etc.Due to your counselor by March 26, 2010 Applications are available in Guidance 
Alamance County Chamber of Commerce - Women's DivisionGeneral$1,000Top 25% of their class, have good character, involvedi n communityservice, have demonstrated leadership, have financial need and have not received other major scholarships (worth more than $2,000 from another source)April  
Alamance County Farm BrueauAgricultureUnspecifiedMust plan on pursuing an agricultural course of study after high schoolUnavailable See your School Counselor for an application 
Alamance County Human Relations CouncilGeneral$250.00-$1,200.00Senior, 2.5 cumulative GPA, planning to attend a college or university in the fall. Student will write and submit a letter to the Human Relations Council explaining how they may have been involved in activities that have had an impact on human relations.January 30, 2009 Steve Smith, Human Relations Council of Alamance County 336-229-3509. See the Counseling Office for more information. 
Alamance County Human Resources Association Scholarship in BusinessTo a student planning to attend a 2 or 4 year college to major in a business related field$1000Merit, community service, school activities, financial need. Preference given to children of employees of companies represented in teh Alamance Co. Human Resources Association.April 18 Please print application from the website provided.
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Alamance County Local Emergency PLanning Committee- Hopkins-Cartier Memorial ScholarshipMust be planning on a career in Safety, Environmental, Chemistry, Engineering or other related fields.$500 up to $2,500Students should be exemplary individuals both at schools and in the community. They should have expressed an interest in pursuing a career in Safety, Environmental, Chemistry, Engineering or other related fields and have a plan as to how they will achieve that goal.February 1, 2009 See your school counselor for applicaton information. 
Alamance County Mayor's Committee for Persons with Disabilities - Jane D. McPherson ScholarshipGeneralUnspecifiedSutdents must: have a documented disiability, have a 2.5 GPA or better, be an Alamance County resident, enrolled in or accepted for admission to a NC college, university, community college or trade school, and have a reasonable financial need.Early April See your school counselor for an application. 
Alamance County Paralegal ScholarshipFor a student interested in pursuing a paralegal, legal secretarial, or criminal justice degree. $300February   
Alamance Regional Medical Center Auxillary Health Career ScholarshipHealth related field$1,500Strong academic record and financial needApril  
Alamance Scholarship to Lenior-Rhyne University, sponsored by Macedonia Lutheran ChurchAny ABSS student interested in attending Lenior-Rhyne$3,000 renewable for 4 yearsStudents planning to go to Lenior-RhyneFebruary  
Alamance-Burlington Retired School Personnel (RSP) ScholarshipAll seniors who intend to pursue a degree in education are eligible for this scholarship$750The recipient will be chosen on the basis of character, leadership, demonstrated scholarship ability, financial need, and genuine desire to become a teacher.May  
Alfred Jacobs Memorial ScholarshipThis scholarship will be awarded to an Eastern Alamance High School graduate whose desire is to pursue further education in the area of auto mechanics, auto body repair, auto restoration, or auto technology.$2,000Interested students must: 1) Be a senior, 2) Have at least one high school credit related to the automotive field, 3) Have an academic average of C or GPA of 2.5, 4) Demonstrate financial need, and 5) Submit two (2) letters of recommendations.April 16, 2009 Applications are available in Guidance 
Alley, Williams, Carmen & King Scholarship in Civil Engineering and ArchitectureFor students who have been accepted into a Civil Engineering or Architecture program $1,000 for the first year and $500 for the following 3 yearsFor students who have been accepted into a Civil Engineering or Architecture program of four of more years at an accredited college or university.April  
Alpha Alpha Chapter, Delta Kappa Gamma International ScholarshipTeaching$500Females planning to enter the teaching profession - academic record, leadership, character, desire to teachMarch 27, 2009  
American Architectural Foundation - Minority/ Disadvantaged Scholarship ProgramArchitecture$3,000- $4,000; 20 scholarships available; renewableOpen to minority/disadvantaged students who are graduating high school seniors. These scholarships are open to high school seniors and college freshmen who plan to study architecture at a NAAB-accredited program. Selections will be based on financial need, academic achievement, essay, recommendations, transcript. Must submit a statement of disadvantaged circumstances. Website updated by January.March Jamie Yeung at The American Institute of Architects: jyeung@aia.org, 1735 New York Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20006-5292, telephone (202) 626-7511. Email scholarships@aia.org or visit online (click on more information)
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American Association of University Women (AAUW) ScholarshipsWomenUnavailableAmerican Association of University Women (AAUW) is a nationwide network of more than 100,000 members and donors, 1,000 branches, and 500 college/university institution partners. The website provides a centralized scholarship posting site that supports AAUW's local scholarship programs across the U.S. It provides information for women students seeking AAUW educational funding in their local communities. Participating branches and states determine their scholarship amounts and eligibility criteria, and applicants can view the array of opportunities at the undergraduate and graduate levels that meet their education needs. The can then apply via the procedures as outlined by each branch or state program. Check the website through the fall for participating state/branch applications.Unavailable AAUW, 1111 Sixteenth St. NW, Washington, DC 20036, 202/785-7700, 800/326-AAUW, connect@aauw.org or visit online (click on more information)
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American Business Women's Association ScholarshipGeneralvariesSponsored by the Graham Charter Chapter for seniors at Graham High School and Southern Alamance High School; Applicants must have a 2.5 GPA, complete a biographical statement, display a commitment to further one's education, and submit three letters of referenceMarch  
American Business Women's Association ScholarshipGeneralvariesSponsored by the Graham Charter Chapter for seniors at Graham High School and Southern Alamance High School; Applicants must have a 2.5 GPA, complete a biographical statement, display a commitment to further one's education, and submit three letters of referenceMarch  
American Cancer Society (ACS) College Scholarship ProgramGeneralvaries by state or local chapter. Up to $7,500Scholarships are usually offered through state or regional chapters of the ACS for students attending 2- or 4-year colleges in the area. Must have had a diagnosis of cancer before age 19 and be currently under age 25. Must be a legal resident in state where scholarship is offered; accepted to an accredited 2-year or 4-year university or community college or vocational technical school. Other eligibility requirements vary by state. Applications available after January 1.Vary by state Call the American Cancer Society, telephone (800) 227-2345 for information and to find the closest ACS office or visit online (click on more information).
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American Chemical Society Scholars Program For MinoritiesAgricultural Chem, Chemistry, Biochem, Ceramic Science/Chemistry/Technology, Chemical Engineering or Technology, Environmental Science/Engineering, Food Science, Materials Science, Toxicology, Petroleum Engineering, Nanoscience/technology, Paper/Pulp TechUp to $5,000; renewableACS awards renewable scholarships to underrepresented minority (African American, Hispanic, or American Indian) students who want to enter the fields of chemical sciences or chemical technology. Must be US citizens or permanent residents, high achievers in chemistry or science and planning to pursue a career in a chemically related science, with demonstrated financial need. Submit application and FAFSA. Applications accepted November through March.March 1 American Chemical Society Scholars Program, Department of Diversity Programs, 1155 16th St., NW, Washington DC 20036, or visit or visit online (click on more information) or call (800) 227-5558, ext. 6250 or (202) 872-6250.
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American Dental Hygienists Association Scholarships-several scholarships availableDental Hygiene$1,000 - $2,000Open to students who have completed one year of a dental hygiene program, or are in the process of completing it. Must be an active member of the Student American Dental Hygienists’ Association (SADHA) or the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA). Scholarships are based on financial need (demonstrated by FAFSA), academic achievement, references. Applications are available October 1.February 1 American Dental Hygienists Association, telephone (800) 735-4916. Visit online at http://www.adha.org or email institute@adha.org or visit online (click on more information)
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American Fire Sprinkler Association ScholarshipGeneral$2,000 each; 10 scholarships availableOpen to graduating high school seniors planning to attend a college/university or trade school in the US. Read "Fire Sprinkler Essay" (available through the website) and take a 10-question multiple choice, "open book" test. For each correct answer, students will receive 1 entry into a drawing for a $2,000 scholarship. A total of 10 entries into the drawing is possible. Entries accepted starting September 1 and end April.April 3 Visit American Fire Sprinkler Association website (click on more information). Essay and test are available through the site.
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American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation Scholarship - AH&LEF Incoming Freshman ScholarshipHospitality, Hospitality Management, Hotel ManagementUp to $2,000Open to graduating high school seniors planning to pursue a career in hospitality. Various scholarships are available and requirements vary; some require a nomination from your school, and some are self-nominated. Applications will be available after January 1.May 1 American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation, 1201 New York Ave., NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC, 20005-3931, telephone (202) 289-3100 or email chammond@ahlef.org
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American Indian Education Foundation (AIEF)General; Native American or Alaska Nativeup to $2,000; renewableOpen to graduating high school seniors who are of Native American or Alaska Native descent and plan to attend an accredited two- or four-year college/university or technical/vocational school full time. Must have and maintain a GPA of at least 2.0. Current year application will be on website after January 1; applications submitted before March 1 earn bonus points.April 4 American Indian Education Foundation, 2401 Eglin Street, Rapid City, South Dakota 57703 Telephone (866) 866-8642 or email mlee@nrc1.org or visit online (click on more information)
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American Indian Services ScholarshipsGeneralUnavailableAPPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Enrolled in a university, college, junior college or technical school (see list of schools which accept this aid); One-Quarter (1/4) Northern-Native American Indian Blood; Undergraduate student with no more than 150 semester credits or 210 quarter credits; Full-time or part-time status - excluding non-credit courses; Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.25. You must submit an online application, and mail the following required documents/items: One photo of the applicant. One full-page letter about yourself: specify your tribe, where you are from, the school you are attending and your area of study, educational goals and future plans, and why you feel you need this scholarship. Letters should be double-spaced, using 12-point font and signed. Certificate of Indian Blood or proof of Indian heritage. Official Tuition Billing Statement from your school. Official copy of current transcript.August 15 for fall American Indian Services, 1902 North Canyon Road Suite 100, Provo, Utah 84604, (801) 375-1777, scholarship@americanindianservices.org or visit online (click on more information)
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American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) - Minority Scholarship Awards for Incoming College FreshmenChemical Engineering$1,000Must be a minority high school senior or college freshman intending to major in Chemical Engineering, GPA greater than 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, be a well rounded individual with significant extracurricular activities. Updated applications and information will be available online in January. Some local chapters of the AIChE might have scholarships available also. Look for "local sections and committees" tab on home page of website.May or June AIChE Awards Administrator, 3 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10016-5901; telephone 800-242-4363 or 646-495-1333 or email awards@aiche.org or visit online (click on more information)
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American Legion National High School Oratorical ContestGeneral$100 to $18,000Open to US citizens or lawful residents under 20 years old and enrolled in high school. Must prepare an oration about some aspect of the Constitution of the United States with emphasis on the duties and obligations of a citizen to our government. In addition an extemporaneous speech on topic provided. See national website for state information.entry level starts October thru February; varies by state Visit National website online (click on more information) or email: oratorical@legion.org. In GA - For additional information on local contests, contact your local American Legion Post or The American Legion State Headquarters, 3035 Mt. Zion Road, Stockbridge, GA 30281, 678-289-8883, Fax 678-289-8885, or contact Chairman David L. Burdette, 770-428-0400. GA website not helpful.
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American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest - North CarolinaGeneral$500 to $18,000Open to US citizens or lawful residents under 20 years old and enrolled in high school. Must prepare an oration about some aspect of the Constitution of the United States with emphasis on the duties and obligations of a citizen to our government. In addition an extemporaneous speech on topic provided. Each contestant gives an 8 to 10 minute prepared speech on what it means to be a citizen under the US Constitution. Each student must also speak from 3 to 5 minutes on an "assigned topic" drawn at the contest from a list of 4 predefined topics. This topic will be the same for all contestants in the contest once drawn. In NC, contest levels progress from high school level to Legion Post, district, state and national. Local contests start in December; final national contest in April.Fall NC American Legion Post State of NC Headquarters, PO Box 26657 Raleigh, NC 27611-6657, telephone (919) 832-7506, nclegion@nc.rr.com. Visit online (click on more information).
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American Meteorological Society (AMS) - AMS Freshman Undergraduate ScholarshipAtmospheric, Oceanic, or Hydrologic Science, meteorology$2,500 per year for two yearsRequirements vary depending on scholarship; some of the scholarships specifically target minority students. All scholarships target students planning to study atmospheric science or related oceanic and hydrologic science; some require membership in the AMS to be eligible. Transcripts, test scores, letter of recommendation required. Students must include, with a completed application form, an official high school transcript showing grades from the past three years, a letter of recommendation from a high school teacher or guidance counselor, and a copy of scores from an SAT or similar national college entrance exam.February 8 American Meteorological Society, Attn: Scholarship Program, 45 Beacon St., Boston, MA 02108-3693, Donna Fernandez, Development and Student Program Manager, 617-227-2426, ext. 246, dFernandez@ametsoc.org, or visit online (click on more information).
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American Meteorological Society (AMS) - AMS/Industry Minority ScholarshipAtmospheric, Oceanic, or Hydrologic Science, meteorology, women, disabled, minority$3,000 per year for two yearsScholarship targets minority students planning to study atmospheric science or related oceanic and hydrologic science. Transcripts, test scores, letter of recommendation required. Students must include, with a completed application form, an official high school transcript showing grades from the past three years, a letter of recommendation from a high school teacher or guidance counselor, and a copy of scores from an SAT or similar national college entrance exam.February 8 American Meteorological Society, Attn: Scholarship Program, 45 Beacon St., Boston, MA 02108-3693, Donna Fernandez, Development and Student Program Manager, 617-227-2426, ext. 246, dFernandez@ametsoc.org, or visit online (click on more information).
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American Physical Society (APS) Scholarship for Minority Undergraduate Physics MajorsPhysics$2,000 to $3,000Open to African-American, Hispanic American, or Native American high school seniors or college freshmen and sophomores. Citizenship: Must be legal permanent resident or U.S. citizen. Must major or plan to major in physics. Application Requirements: Application; Essay questions; Letters of reference; Transcripts; SAT or ACT scores. The goal of this minority scholarship is to increase the number of under-represented minorities obtaining degrees in physics. It provides funding and mentoring to minority physics students to enhance their education and help them prepare for success in various careers. Applications available in November.February 1 American Physical Society, 1 Physics Ellipse, College Park, Maryland 20740 , Phone: (301) 209-3232 Email: Knowles@aps.org or visit online (click on more information)
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American Red CrossGeneral$1,000Students must plan and organize a blood drive between December 15, 2008 and January 15,2009 and collect a minimum of 35 units of blood from volunteer donors.January 15, 2008 Andrea Sjogren at 919-452-6576 or email sjogren@usa.redcross.org 
Amie and Clyde Pike ScholarshipGeneral$500Available to graduating student/athletes who hav demonstrated academic and athletic excellence at SAHS; applicants must have played two varsity sports during the senior year, rank in the top 50% of his/her class, and have a GPA of 2.8 or higherApril  
Andre Sobel River of Life Foundation - Andre Sobel Essay AwardGeneral; survivors of a catastrophic illnessup to $5,000The purpose of this competition is to honor the young survivors of a catastrophic illness, ages 12 to 21. If you consider yourself to be a survivor, we celebrate with you and look forward to your submission. Submit an essay on a topic to be provided. Create your entry keeping in mind that you are talking to your peers. We encourage you to be honest and personal about your thoughts. This is the time for you to say what you may have felt unable to share before. What you have lived through and learned could prove invaluable to a new patient somewhere whose experience is likely very similar to yours. Essay should express you, and can be written using many formats. Check website for information; available after January 1.April Andre Sobel River of Life Foundation, Andre Sobel Award Submission, 8899 Beverly Blvd., Suite 111 Los Angeles, CA 90048, courtney@andreriveroflife.org, 310-2776-7111 or visit online (click on more information)
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Andrew CollegeGeneral, athletic, fine arts, vocal music, piano, theatre, visual arts, Church music, Leadership, United MethodistUp to full tuition, room and boardAndrew College offers an array of scholarships unmatched by most colleges and universities. Students who apply for institutional scholarships must also submit a FAFSA form. Students receiving an institutional scholarship must apply for every entitlement grant for which they may qualify. All applicants must submit their SAT or ACT scores. Academic scholarships require high GPA and test scores. Athletic scholarships are awarded for athletic ability and performance potential; scholarship amounts are dependent upon skill, need, and availability. A number of scholarships are awarded each year to qualified students whose program of study is the fine arts and/or who participate in vocal music, piano, theatre, or the visual arts. Also available are scholarships to receive a Church Music Certificate, training the student to lead worship music in a church setting. An audition, interview, or portfolio is required and should be coordinated with the appropriate program director as early as possible. Scholarships for students exhibiting leadership skills, and for members of the United Methodist Church are also available.Unavailable Andrew College, 413 College St., Cuthbert, GA 39840 PH: 1.800.664.9250 FAX: 229.732.5991 - Contacts vary by scholarship. Visit online (Click on more information)
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Appalachian State University - Chancellor's ScholarshipGeneralFull institutional costsThe Chancellor's Scholarships, administered by the Honors College, are highly competitive awards available only to select incoming freshmen on the basis of high school achievement, learning aptitude, and a commitment to the active and involved learning promoted in the Honors College. This scholarship may be renewed for an additional three years, provided the student maintains a 3.4 grade point average and funding is available. The Chancellor's Scholars average around a 1460 for their SAT Math + Verbal scores and are typically in the top 3% of their high school class. Finalists will be asked for an on-campus interview with the interview committee, which comprises the application review committee plus five Honors students, during Scholars Weekend in February.November 15 ASU Admissions Office, telephone (828) 262-2120 or email admissions@appstate.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Appalachian State University - The Judy and Steve James Scholarship for Education and The Bob and Thelma Alexander Scholarship - NOT AVAILABLE FOR 2012-2013 APPLICANTSTeaching; Education$5,000, renewableOpen to residents of NC only. A four-year, scholarship awarded to one outstanding high school senior who has demonstrated academic achievement, financial need, and a desire to teach. The scholarship is modeled after the N.C. Teaching Fellows Scholarship and the recipient will be expected to teach in a public, charter or government school for four years. Must have applied for the NC Teaching Fellows Scholarship, and passed local screening, but was not named as one of the 500 recipients. The James Scholar will have up to seven years to complete this requirement after graduation. The James Scholar will participate in all Appalachian Teaching Fellows required activities. Application available online.April 16 Appalachian Teaching Fellows Program, Appalachian State University, 301 Edwin Duncan Hall, Boone, NC 28608, Phone: (828)262-6095, Fax: (828)262-6963, Jan Stanley , Program Director, Telephone: (828)262-7171, E-mail: stanleyjp@appstate.edu or visit online (click on more information) 
Appalachian State University - various scholarships availableGeneral; varies, music, geology, biology, mathematics, physics, education, art, communications, family and consumer sciences, theater and dance, astronomy, business, anthropology, chemistry, debate$1,000 to full tuitionVaries; some based on merit, or financial need, must have at least 3.0 GPA, SAT 1000, leadership experience, active involvement in school/community activities, references. Also specialty and departmental scholarships with varying requirements and deadlines. See website and search scholarships.varies; most Dec 1, some Nov 15 ASU Admissions Office, telephone (828) 262-2120 or email admissions@appstate.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Appointment to a Military AcademyGeneral; military obligation follows college graduationFull tuition and most expensesMust be a US citizen, not married, between 17 and 22 years of age with academic excellence, physical aptitude and medical fitness, extracurricular involvement, excellent SAT/ACT scores and recommendationsOctober  See your school ROTC personnel 
Arizona State University - several scholarships availableVariesVariesMany scholarships available with varying eligibility and criteria. Most scholarships are available during November through March, but new scholarships may be added at any time. Bookmark these pages and check them regularly throughout the year. In addition, campus-specific scholarships are available. It is recommended that you contact your college about scholarships it offers.varies; information available online in November Scholarship office: Location: Tempe campus, Student Services Building, 2nd floor, Address: PO Box 870412, Tempe, AZ 85287-0412, Phone: (480) 965-4845, Fax: (480) 965-6967, E-mail: scholarships@asu.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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Arkansas Alumni Association ScholarshipsGeneral, leadership$13,00 to $6,500; some renewableHigh school seniors must meet all of the following criteria to be considered for Arkansas Alumni Association scholarships: Cumulative high school grade point average of 3.60, Composite ACT score of 24 or SAT score of 1090 (verbal+math); superscores are accepted, Successful admission to the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. Completed application provides consideration for a variety of scholarships, based on one or more of the following: academic merit, leadership, involvement, financial need. Application available online and must include: main application and 4 accompanying forms (leadership, honors, volunteerism and work experience), 2 page essay, references using form provided, official copy of 7th semester transcript. New applications available October 15. Students submitting complete applications by the priority deadline will receive consideration for all Alumni Scholarships; later applicants will have some consideration if funds available.priority Dec. 1 Arkansas Alumni Association, P.O. Box 1070, Fayetteville, Arkansas 72702, contact Robin January at 479-575-6391 or scholarships@arkansasalumni.org or visit online (click on more information)
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Arkansas Tech University - Foundation General ScholarshipsGeneral; Education, Fine Arts, English, Literature, Mathematics, Chemistry, physics, pre-med, Engineering, Computer and Information Science$500 to $4,500; renewableSeveral scholarships available. The student is responsible for submitting the Foundation General Scholarship Application, and all documentation listed in the scholarship criteria to the Office of Development. The application and all required documentation must be received by the deadline (i.e., applicant letter, reference letters, etc.). Only one application and documentation is required for multiple Foundation General Scholarships. Documentation must include a letter from the applicant explaining the need for the scholarship, special family circumstances, and career goals. A letter of recommendation from an Arkansas Tech faculty, high school counselor or principal and a letter from your pastor, employer, or someone familiar with your work ethics and family situation. The applicant will be considered for all scholarships through the Office of Development where all the criteria requirements have been fulfilled. Application available online.March 15 Arkansas Tech University, Office of Development, 1509 N. Boulder Avenue ADM 209, Russellville, AR 72801-2222, 479-968-0400, development@atu.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Armstrong Atlantic State University - several scholarshipsGeneral; art, music, theater, biology, chemistry, physics, criminal justice, computer science, social science, political science, dental hygiene, education, economics, engineeringVaryThere are many scholarships available to AASU students, which are awarded on the basis of academic achievements, GPA, SAT scores, extracurricular activities, financial need and the applicant's statement. You may apply for these and other scholarships using the Academic Scholarship Application which is available online or in the Office of Financial Aid. The application consists of basic student information and includes a place for the student to express their need and desire for scholarship funds. The statement is evaluated for its message, organization, grammar and demeanor. Be sure to take your time and check your spelling. Application lists the many scholarships available.March 1 Armstrong Atlantic State University, 11935 Abercorn Street, Savannah, Georgia 31419-1997, 912.344.3266, scholarships@armstrong.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Army ROTCGeneral with military obligation, Nursing80% of tuition, books and expensesBe a U.S. citizen, be between the ages of 17 and 26. For 4-year scholarships, applicants must have GPA at least 2.5, SAT score at least 920, and meet physical conditions. 2-year and 3-year scholarships are also available. Nursing-specific scholarships also available.January 10 Apply online (click on more information) or, in NC, telephone (910) 396-9652.
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Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) - several scholarships availableGeneral$2,500 to $5,000APIASF is the nation's largest 501c(3) non-profit organization that provides scholarships to Asian and Pacific Islander Americans (APIAs) with financial need. Several scholarships available; some co-sponsored by major corporations, with at least the following requirements: Be of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity, be a citizen, national, or legal permanent resident of the US, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia and the Republic of Palau, be enrolling in a U.S. accredited college or university as a full-time, degree-seeking, first-year student in the upcoming academic year, have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale (unweighted) or have earned a GED, and apply for federal financial aid using the FAFSA. The APIASF Scholarship Program application must be completed online and submitted electronically once all of the required questions have been answered. Check website in October for new applications.January 11 APIASF, 1900 L Street NW, Suite 210, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 986-6892, Toll Free: 1-877-274-4677 x104, Fax: (202) 530-0643, Email: info@apiasf.org or visit online (click on more information)
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Asian American Journalists Association - National AAJA General Scholarships-Print, Broadcast, or Photo Journalism, Television journalism$1,000; and upMust be a high school senior, committed to the field of journalism, sensitive to Asian American issues as demonstrated by community involvement; have scholastic and journalistic ability and financial need. Applications will be available after November.May AAJA, telephone (415) 346-2051 ext. 102 or email programs@aaja.org
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Auburn University - several scholarships availableGeneral; VariesUp to full tuition and costsMerit scholarships based on GPA, test scores. For some, incoming freshmen who meet the December 1 Freshman Scholarship priority deadline receive automatic consideration. Scholarships specifically for non-residents are available. Need-based financial aid also available. Departmental scholarships also available. Students should contact the college/school and department in which they plan to major for Departmental Scholarship opportunities. To receive maximum consideration for need-based Departmental Scholarships, students should complete the FAFSA by March 1.December 1 for most; Jan 15 for others Office of University Scholarships, 115 Quad Center, Auburn, Alabama 36849, (334) 844-7570 | E-mail: scholar@auburn.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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AXA Achievement Community Scholarship ProgramGeneral$2,000The AXA Achievement Community Scholarship Program brings advice and access to higher education into every community in which AXA has a presence. Every AXA Advisors' branch office nationwide distributes up to twelve scholarships to high school seniors who live and attend high school in their area. Selection of winners, known as AXA Achievers, is made by our nonprofit partner, Scholarship America. An AXA Achiever must demonstrate: Ambition and drive, Determination to set and reach goals, Respect for self, family and community, and Ability to succeed in college. Open to graduating high school seniors who are US citizens, who plan to enroll in an accredited 2- or 4-year college or university in the US. New application available on website in mid-October.Unavailable AXA Achievement Scholarship, Scholarship America, One Scholarship Way, PO Box 297, Saint Peter MN 56082, telephone (800) 537-4180. or email axaachievement@scholarshipamerica.org Or visit website (click more information) for information and application.
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AXA Achievement ScholarshipsGeneral$10,000, $25,000Open to graduating high school seniors who are US citizens, who plan to enroll in an accredited 2- or 4-year college or university in the US. Must show ambition and drive; determination to set and achieve goals. Must demonstrate respect for self, family and community and have the ability to succeed in college. Winners are ethnically and economically diverse. One winner for each state; then 10 national winners. Apply early; competition will close early if 10,000 applications have been received.December 1; apply EARLY-capped at 10,000 applicants AXA Achievement Scholarship, Scholarship America, One Scholarship Way, PO Box 297, Saint Peter MN 56082, telephone (800) 537-4180. or email axaachievement@scholarshipamerica.org Or visit website (click more information) for information and application.
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Ayn Rand Essay Contest - AnthemGeneral$30 to $2,000Several essay contests: 8th, 9th, and 10th graders: complete an essay on "Anthem". Demonstrate an outstanding grasp of the philosophic and psychological meaning of the novel, answering one of several specific questions. See website for specific questions, rules and other contests available.March 20 Anthem Essay Contests, Dept. W, The Ayn Rand Institute, PO Box 57044, Irvine, CA 92619-7044, 949-222-6550 ext. 247, essays@aynrand.org visit online (click on more information).
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Ayn Rand Essay Contest - Atlas ShruggedGeneral$50 to $10,000Several essay contests: High school seniors, college and graduate students: complete an essay on "Atlas Shrugged". Demonstrate an outstanding grasp of the philosophic and psychological meaning of the novel, answering one of several specific questions. See website for specific questions, rules and other contests available.September 17 Atlas Shrugged Essay Contests, Dept. W, The Ayn Rand Institute, PO Box 57044, Irvine, CA 92619-7044, 949-222-6550 ext. 247, essays@aynrand.org visit online (click on more information).
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Ayn Rand Essay Contest - Former ParticipantsGeneral$50 to $2,000For Grades 11 through College/Adult who have participated in an Ayn Rand essay contest previously. Complete an essay on How Has Reading Ayn Rand’s Novels Affected You? What was your initial response to the novel(s)? In what ways has reading Ayn Rand inspired you and the choices you have made in your life? No application is required. Contest is open to students worldwide. See website for rules and other contests available.May 14 Former Participants' Essay Contest, Ayn Rand Institute Contests, P.O. Box 57044, Irvine, CA 92619-7044, 949-222-6550 ext. 247, essays@aynrand.org visit online (click on more information).
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Ayn Rand Essay Contest- The FountainheadGeneral$50 to $10,000High school juniors and seniors; complete an essay on the Ayn Rand novel "The Fountainhead". Demonstrate an outstanding grasp of the philosophic and psychological meaning of the novel, answering one of several specific questions. See website for specific questions, rules and other contests available. April 26 "The Fountainhead" Essay Contest Dept. W, The Ayn Rand Institute, PO Box 57044, Irvine, CA 92619-7044, 949-222-6550 ext. 247, essays@aynrand.org visit online (click on more information).
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Ayn Rand Essay Contest- We the LivingGeneral$25 to $3,000Several essay contests: 10th, 11th and 12th graders: complete an essay on "We the Living". Demonstrate an outstanding grasp of the philosophic and psychological meaning of the novel, answering one of several specific questions. See website for specific questions, rules and other contests available.May 6 We the Living Essay Contests, Dept. W, The Ayn Rand Institute, PO Box 57044, Irvine, CA 92619-7044, 949-222-6550 ext. 247, essays@aynrand.org visit online (click on more information).
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Ayn Rand Essay Contests-severalGeneral$30 to $10,000Several essay contests available for students from 8th grade through graduate school. Essays based on Ayn Rand novels. Demonstrate an outstanding grasp of the philosophic and psychological meaning of the novel, answering specific questions. See website for specific novels, rules, and deadlines.vary-September, March, April, May Essay Contest, Dept. W, The Ayn Rand Institute, PO Box 57044, Irvine, CA 92619-7044. Or visit online (click on more information). Or email info@aynrandnovels.com
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Bank of America - Joe Martin ScholarshipGeneral$2,500; renewableThe Bank of America Joe Martin Scholarship program is a competitive based scholarship program available for college or vocational schools to dependents of associates who have been employed by Bank of America for at least 1 year. Dependents of deceased, disabled, or retired associates also are eligible. In addition, applicants must be 23 years of age or younger; high school senior or graduate; plan to be enrolled or currently be enrolled in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited 2- or 4-year college, university, or vocational/technical school ; enroll in the college of their choice no later than the fall of the year in which the award is given; and have an above average academic record; be actively involved in school and community activities; possess a desire to pursue educational and career goals; and wish to develop a well-rounded character. Check website in December for guidelines and application for upcoming year. Scholarships are awarded based on academic achievement, leadership, contributions to school and community, character, and financial need.February Scholarship Management Services - Email: bankofamerica@scholarshipamerica.org, Call: 1-800-537-4180 ext. 555 or Visit online (click on more information).
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Baptist State Convention of North Carolina ScholarshipsGeneralUnavailable, but renewable, with re-application each yearScholarships are available for full-time undergraduate students for the following schools: Campbell University, Chowan University, Gardner-Webb University, Mars Hill College and Wingate University. Student must be accepted for full-time enrollment in the undergraduate program at one of the five affiliated schools and attend the main campus. Student must be a member in good standing of a church in friendly cooperation with the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (one year minimum student membership). Student must complete the application (available online after Jan. 1) Students applying for the FIRST-TIME must complete two brief essays: "My Personal Testimony," about 300 words and "Explain why the Cooperative Program is relevant to today's generation," about 300 words. (See website to read about the Cooperative Program). Please do not send a transcript to show your GPA. The Baptist Scholarship Office will communicate with the college regarding the GPA. The student must ask his/her pastor (or his designee) to submit a letter of recommendation on church letterhead by April 1. Once the student submits the appplication form, the student must contact their pastor the request for a recommendation. The pastor letter statng the student is a member in good standing is required for all applications. Applications open Jan. 1April 1 Scholarship Office, Baptist State Convention, PO Box 1107, Cary, NC 27512 (919) 467-5100 ext. 5619, (800) 395-5102 ext. 5619, scholarships@ncbaptist.org or visit online (click on more information)
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Baylor University - Baptist scholarshipsGeneral, Christian ministry,$1,000 to $5,000, some renewableVarious scholarships offered for students active in the Baptist faith, or for dependents of Baptist pastors, ministers of music, ministers of education, and other full-time ministers, missionaries, or Baptist students who are preparing for careers in Christian ministry. Students must provide documentation and, for some, need to maintain a 2.5 GPA while at Baylor. See website for more information.Unavailable Baylor University, Office of Academic Scholarships and Financial Aid, One Bear Place #97028, Waco, TX 76798-7028. 1-800-BAYLOR-U option1, 1 or (254) 710-3435 or visit online (click on more information)
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Belmont Abbey College - Honors Institute/ Honors FellowshipGeneral$20,000 to $23,000; renewableHonors Institute scholarship requires 3.7 or higher high school grade point average (unweighted.) 1200 SAT score (with a minimum verbal score of 600). Students must reside on campus. All students receiving Belmont Abbey College scholarships are required to participate in 20 hours of community service and attend 10 on-campus cultural events per year. Complete separate application. Students admitted to the Honors Institute will qualify for the Honors Fellowship. NOTE: Early Decision applicants must apply by October 19. Must submit FAFSA.October 19 for early decision or January 14 for regular decision Belmont Abbey College, Phone Number: 704.461.6665 , Fax Number: 704.461.6220, Mailing address: 100 Belmont-Mt. Holly Road, Belmont NC 28012, Email address: admissions@bac.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Belmont Abbey College - John Oetgen, OSB, Excellence in Theatre ScholarshipTheatre$2,000; renewableAny student accepted for admission to Belmont Abbey College may be eligible to apply for this scholarship. Candidates must submit resume or list of activities, including theatre experience to the Office of Admission. Extensive theatrical experience and training are not required. Far more important is a willingness to participate enthusiastically in at least two of the five major productions staged on campus each year. A personal interview and recommendation may be required at the discretion of the Director of Theatre. A separate application is required. All students receiving Belmont Abbey College scholarships are required to participate in 20 hours of community service and attend 10 on-campus cultural events per year. Complete separate application available on website. Must submit FAFSA.Feb 1 Belmont Abbey College, Phone Number: 704.461.6665 , Fax Number: 704.461.6220, Mailing address: 100 Belmont-Mt. Holly Road, Belmont NC 28012, Email address: admissions@bac.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Belmont Abbey College - several scholarships availableGeneral$2,000 to $12,000; renewableSee website for scholarships, criteria and requirements. Based on character and academic achievement. Students must reside on campus. All students receiving Belmont Abbey College scholarships are required to participate in 20 hours of community service and attend 10 on-campus cultural events per year. Complete separate application . Require admissions application and certain level GPAs and test scores required by deadline for definite consideration.varies based on Early (Oct 19) or Regular (Jan 14) Decision Belmont Abbey College, Phone Number: 704.461.6665 , Fax Number: 704.461.6220, Mailing address: 100 Belmont-Mt. Holly Road, Belmont NC 28012, Email address: admissions@bac.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Belmont Abbey College - Various Scholarships availableTheater, Catholic leadership, History, Political Philosophy, Theology, English, Modern and Classical Languages, Fine Arts, Criminal Justice, Sport Management, or Entrepreneurship$20,000 to $23,000; renewableScholarships based on Catholic leadership and/ or strong academic achievement and specific courses of study available. All students receiving Belmont Abbey College scholarships are required to participate in 20 hours of community service and attend 10 on-campus cultural events per year. Complete separate application. NOTE: Early Decision applicants must apply by October 19. Must submit FAFSA.October 19 for early decision or January 14 for regular decision Belmont Abbey College, Phone Number: 704.461.6665 , Fax Number: 704.461.6220, Mailing address: 100 Belmont-Mt. Holly Road, Belmont NC 28012, Email address: admissions@bac.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Berry College - several scholarships availableGeneral; Communications, Music and Theater, Athletics; leadership, community serviceUnavailableEvery freshman applicant who has been admitted to Berry College will automatically be considered for merit-based scholarships and grants by the Admissions Office. Attributes used to determine scholarship eligibility include GPA, class rank (if available on the high school transcript), class rigor and the highest SAT/ACT score reported. All students are encouraged to have a complete application on file by the February 1 priority date in order to be given full consideration for merit scholarships. Other scholarships available are for those exhibiting strong leadership skills, community service, or performance in a specific department or interest.February 1 Berry College - 2277 Martha Berry Hwy NW, Mount Berry, GA 30149, (706) 232 5374. Contact Office of Admissions at 1-800-237-7942. Or Office of Financial Aid, P.O. Box 495007, Mount Berry, GA 30149-5007 706-236-1714, 1-800-MT BERRY, (FAX) 706-290-2160 or visit online (click on more information)
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Best Buy Children's Foundation Scholarships @15 Scholarship ProgramGeneral; community service$1,000; not renewableOpen to high school students, grades 9 through 12. Selection is based on community service, essay, grades, extracurricular activities and volunteer work. Scholarship information and applications are available online starting January 1.February 15 Visit website (click on more information).
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Best Buy Children's Foundation Scholarships @15 Scholarship ProgramGeneralVariesOpen to high school students, grades 9 through 12. Scholarships vary each year. Selection is based on community service, essay, grades, extracurricular activities and volunteer work. Scholarship information and applications are available online starting January 1.Unavailable; check on January 1 Visit website (click on more information).
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Beta Psi Chapter of the Delta Kappa GammaTeaching$200Desire to teach, academics, financial need, character, leadershipMarch  
Better Business Bureau of Central North Carolina 2009 Student Ethics Scholarship AwardGeneral$1,000Any high school senior residing in and attending schools in the counties of Alamance, Caswell, Guilford, Randolph, Rocking, and the ity of Thomasville. A winner may plan to attend any accredited college, university, community college, or trade school, with either a 2-year or 4-year degree program, in a field of the student's choice. Judging Criteria: Leadership, Community Service, Academic, Essay, Letter of Recommendation.April 10, 2009 See your counselor or the website for the entry form and guidelines.
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BigSun Scholarship - Essay ContestGeneral; athletics$500In order to do our part 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. To apply, please send us a short essay answering a question posted on the website. All student athletes are eligible regardless of the sport they are engaged in. The student must be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute. All essay submissions should be sent to: athleticawards@bigsunathletics.comJune 21 athleticawards@bigsunathletics.com or visit online (click on more information)
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Black & Veatch - Building a World of Difference Scholarship (American Water Works Association)general, water, drinking water science$5,000, one yearYou are eligible to apply if you are pursuing an undergraduate degree at an institution of higher education located in Canada, Puerto Rico, or the United States. Applicants should anticipate completion of their degree requirements no sooner than May of the coming year. Applicants are considered without regard to color, gender, race, creed or country of origin. They will select the scholarship recipient based on: the excellent quality of his or her academic record and the potential to provide leadership in the water service industry. Complete application form, resume, transcripts, recommendations and statement of educational plans and career objectives in the drinking water field, and proposed research plan required. Application will be availlable online by the Fall of each year.January 7 Linda Moody, Scholarship Coordinator, American Water Works Association, Phone: 303-347-6201 Email: lmoody@awwa.org, 6666 West Quincy Avenue, Denver, CO 80235-3098, Fax: (303) 795-7603 or visit online (click on more information)
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BOCES Geneseo Migrant Center-several National Scholarships availableVaries: Education, teaching, Art, music, dance, theater, writing, photography, folk-art, crafts,VariesMust be child of a migrant worker or a migrant worker (priority will be given to those with mobility in the last three years). Must demonstrate scholastic achievement, and have financial need. Application Requirement include: Completed application, Letters of recommendation, Official transcript, Personal essay, Copy of applicant's current or most recent Migrant Education Program Certificate of Eligibility (COE). All applicants are required to describe his/her mobility to obtain work in agriculture. See website for specific requirements for each scholarship program-- some are state-specific; others are national.Varies; starting February 1 Kazmierczak Scholarship Committee, BOCES Geneseo Migrant Center, 27 Lackawanna Ave., Mt. Morris, New York 14510, Phone: (800) 245-5681, Email: rlynch@gvboces.org or visit online (click on more information)
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Bollinger Foundation GrantsGeneralVary depending on needAvailable to children whose parent(s) have died. The foundation is interested in helping families in which either the mother or father works or worked in the field of public or affordable housing, or economic or community development. Provides funds for children's education. This can include - but is not limited to - grants towards special educational needs, school materials, and college tuition. Awards are based on family need. Application process starts in January.May Kelly Bielen , Bollinger Foundation, 734 15th St, NW, Suite 900, Washington DC 20005, (202) 223-7800 or email kbielen@iedconline.org or visit online (click on more information)
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Bonner Scholars Program or Bonner Leaders Program (available at specific colleges and universities)General, requires commitment to community serviceUnavailableThe Bonner Scholar Program seeks to transform the lives of students at various colleges and universities (Davidson College, Guilford College, High Point University, Mars Hill College, Pfeiffer University, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Warren Wilson College) as well as their campuses, local communities, and nation by providing access to education and opportunities to serve. The scholarship serves those individuals who have high financial need and a commitment to service. It is designed to heighten the overall education a Scholar receives by asking students to engage in ongoing service work and helping them develop the tools and the knowledge necessary to make that work meaningful and lasting. If you are considering applying or already have applied for admission to a school with a Bonner Program, contact the admissions office to ask for an application to the Bonner Scholars Program. The admissions office may direct you to the Bonner Scholars Program office where you can receive additional information. Please note that the application process and deadlines for each school and Bonner Scholar Program vary from campus to campus. Complete the Bonner Scholarship application from the school(s) you are interested in attending. Click More information for list of the more than 70 institutions, and links to their websites.Varies by institution The Bonner Foundation, 10 Mercer Street, Princeton, NJ 08540, 609-924-6663 Phone, 609-683-4626 FAX, info@bonner.org or visit online (click on more information)
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Bonnie T. Mauro ScholarshipGeneral$500Provided for a male/female senior who has played on the SAHS tennis team for a minimum of two years; must have lettered at least one year; Applicants must also rank in the top 25% of his/her class, attend an accredited four year college, and demonstrate exemplary leadership and good characterApril  
Boston College - Presidential Scholars ProgramGeneralFull tuition for 4 yearsExceptional students applying Early Action to Boston College will be considered for Boston College's merit-based Presidential Scholars Program. Each year, a select group of about fifteen Scholars receives full tuition scholarships for four years, not based on need. BC also offers a variety of grants, loans and employment to assist students in financing a Boston College education.November 1 Presidential Scholars Program, Boston College, Lawrence House, 122 College Road, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467-3926, Tel. 617-552-1360, E-mail address thomasjv@bc.edu - Jennie Thomas, Assistant Director Or contact Financial aid office: Phone: (617) 552-3100, Toll-Free: (800) 360-2522 or visit online (click on more information)
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Boston University - various scholarships availableVaries, merit-based, science, community services, acting, leadership, art, engineering, education, Greek, Latin, Hispanic background, athleticsUp to full tuitionVaries. If you're a high achiever, Boston University wants to help you accomplish everything you possibly can. One of the ways we do so is through a wide variety of scholarships that cover some or all of your BU tuition and other fees. Whether you excel at science or community service, are an outstanding artist or athlete or demonstrate leadership qualities or acting talent, you may be eligible for one of our scholarship programs. Some require you to be nominated by high school counselor, and others need you to complete an application.December 1 Boston University, 881 Commonwealth Ave., 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, telephone (617) 353-2965 or email finaid@bu.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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Bridgewater College of VirginiaGeneral$11,000 to full tuitionBased on acceptance to Bridgewater College of VA. Full scholarships based on excellent academics and test scores. Automatic scholarship consideration with admissions application. A variety of endowed scholarships available; many require financial need as well. Rolling admissions; early application and acceptance recommended to receive top scholarships. Also, scholarships are available to students who are members of the Church of the Brethren. Applications available mid-September.Early acceptance recommended Bridgewater College of Virginia at telephone (540) 828-5377 or visit online (click on more information) or email finaid@bridgewater.edu
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Broadcast Film Critics’ Association (BFCA) ScholarshipsThe BFCA Scholarship is to provide an opportunity for college students interested in becoming film critics to receive financial help and the possible guidance of a BFCA member in writing and recording reviews intended to be aired on their college or university station. BFCA members who are interested in participating in this Scholarship program should begin by selecting a College or University — generally their alma mater, but frequently an institution near them. The primary challenge is to find a sponsor (a professor or college station producer) to be the scholarship point-man at the university, and to join him or her in selecting a student who shows promise and enthusiasm for broadcast film criticism. 
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Buick Achievers Scholarship ProgramScience, Technology,Engineering, Math, Design, Marketing, Accounting, Finance Business, Manufacturing Management-related majors, Statistics, Engineering Technology, Ergonomics, Occupational Health & Safety, Labor relations, Industrial Hygiene$2,000 to $25,000/year; renewableThe Buick Achievers Scholarship Program wants to reward those who have succeeded both inside and outside of the classroom, who may not be able to attend college without financial assistance. Applicants must be high school seniors or high school graduates who are first-time college students in the fall of current year, plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited four-year college or university for the entire coming academic year, plan to major in a course of study that focuses on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math). Select Design, Marketing, Accounting, Finance and Business majors are also eligible. Scholarship recipients will demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in the automotive or related industries using these areas of study. Be U.S. citizens and have permanent residence in the United States. Only online applications will be accepted. Applications available starting in January. You can request to be emailed when the information is updated through the website.February 29 Visit online (click on more information) Or email Scholarship Management Services at buickachievers@scholarshipamerica.org. Or call 1-800-537-4180.
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Burger King Scholars ProgramGeneral$1,000; $5,000 , $25,000 or $50,000Students do not have to be employed by Burger King to be eligible, but it is also open to employees and their children. Must be a deserving student needing funds for college/other educational program expenses with at least 2.5 GPA; work part-time at least 15 hours per week for 40 weeks per year, provide recommendations from school and employer, demonstrate community service or extracurricular activities. Updated information should be available on the website in November.January Burger King Scholars Program - BURGER KING® Scholars Program, c/o Scholarship Program Administrators, Inc., P.O. Box 23737, Nashville, Tennessee 37202-3737 or call BURGER KING® Scholars Program, P: (305) 378-3186, E-mail: balvarez@whopper.com or visit online (click on more information)
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Burlington Civitan Club/Lester Ridenhour ScholarshipWilliams High School student$1000 awardApril 9  
Burlington Kiwanis ClubStudent at Williams, Cummings, and Western$1600Merit, financial need, character, citizenship, extracurricular, community serviceApril 10  
Burlington Woman's ClubGeneralTwo local scholarships of $1,000 are awarded. One by the Burlington Woman's Club and one by the Burlington Junior Woman's Club. Each club also awards $500 to an alternate or runner-up. The district four winner will receive $1,000; the second-place winner will receive $400. The state Winner will receive $22,000. The second place state winner will receive $3,000, the third place winner $2,000 and all other district contestants for the state scholarship $1,000 each. All scholarships are payable to the college of choice.Top 25% of the classCompleted applications must be postmarked no later than November 11, 2009 applications are available in Guidance
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California Alumni Scholarships at UC Berkeley - Leadership AwardGeneral$1,500, non-renewableThe Leadership Award is one of the most prestigious merit-based scholarships at UC Berkeley. The Leadership Award is a one-year, merit-based scholarship that recognizes Cal students who demonstrate innovative, motivational leadership impacting their academic, work, or community environments. Students compete for the scholarship every academic year. For incoming freshmen: Minimum 3.3 unweighted GPA Demonstrate innovative, motivational leadership impacting academic, work, or community environments Submit a UC Berkeley application, In-person interview, submit a Statement of Intent to Register (SIR) to UC Berkeley. Application opens in Dec and closes Feb.Dec - Feb Alumni House, Berkeley, CA 94720-7520, Toll-Free: (888) CAL-ALUM, scholarships@alumni.berkeley.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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Campbell University - various scholarships availableGeneralVaries; Up to $15,000 per yearHigh intellectual ability, strong character, commitment to service, excellent leadership potential, B+ average, top 10% of class. Admission scholarships are automatically awarded based on eligibility upon acceptance.Unavailable Campbell University, PO Box 128, Buies Creek, NC 27506, telephone (910) 893-1310 or 1-800-334-4111 ext.1290 or email adm@mailcenter.campbell.edu. Visit online (click more information)
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CampusRN Nursing ScholarshipNursing$2,500This nationwide scholarship program is the most comprehensive of its kind for nursing programs and nursing students because it features scholarship winners from six different regions across the country in which CampusRN has launched state edition sites. CampusRN will award six scholarships to a needy and deserving nursing student in each region. Students must attend an institution registered with CampusRN, and complete the online application and essay. List of registered institutions is online.April 1 If you have any questions, feel free to contact: scholarships@campusrn.com or visit online (click on more information).
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Cancer Survivors' FundGeneralAwards are case-by-caseScholarships are granted for college education of the cancer survivors. Recipients must be enrolled or accepted into an accredited undergraduate school. Recipients are selected by a committee based on applicants' personal hardship and financial need. Must complete online application, 2 letters of recommendation, letter from physician, and essay on a specified topic about cancer's effect on you. Scholarships available for fall and for spring semesters, so check deadlines. Check back in February for this year's application.March for fall semester Cancer Survivors' Fund, P.O. Box 792, Missouri City, TX 77459, 281-437-7142, sf@cancersurvivorsfund.org, or visit online (click on more information)
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Cargill Community Scholarships - various scholarships availableGeneral$1,000 - $3,000Requirements vary according to scholarship. Open to graduating high school seniors or juniors planning to attend 2-year or 4-year college or vocational technical school; must be a US citizen. Selection based on academic achievement and extracurricular activities. At time of application, must live within 50 miles of a Cargill facility.Varies - info available October Visit online (click on more information). Or email cargill_scholarships@cargill.com. Also call Bev Loken at (952) 742-7068.
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CAROLINAS' CARROUSEL MARCHING BAND SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMMusic, band$500 to $750, plus matching amount to your schoolThe program includes three (3) matching grant scholarships. The matching grant scholarships provide cash to individual band members and their respective bands. One scholarship is given to a student within the Mecklenburg County, one to a student outside Mecklenburg County, and one to the student whose application is deemed the best overall, regardless of the school he or she attends. The Robert L. Maddox Music Scholarship is given to one individual student who is planning to major in music. Conditions of eligibility: 1. The applicant must be a senior in a high school marching band that is participating in the current year's Carolinas’ Carrousel Parade on Thanksgiving Day. 2. The applicant must demonstrate superior scholastic attainment with a minimum GPA of 3.0 required. 3. The applicant must demonstrate moral force of character, leadership ability and an interest in his/her fellow students and the community. 4. The applicant must submit a letter of recommendation from his/her band director and one other school official or community leader. 5. Students applying for the Robert L. Maddox Music scholarship must meet all the above requirements and be planning to major in music in college.October 12 Carolinas’ Carrousel, Inc..P.O. Box 34644, Charlotte, NC 28234-4644, Phone: 704-525-0250, Fax: 704-525-0230, info@carrouselparade.org or visit online (click for more information)
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CAROLINAS' CARROUSEL Robert L. Maddox Music ScholarshipMusic, band$2,000The program includes three (3) matching grant scholarships. The matching grant scholarships provide cash The Robert L. Maddox Music Scholarship is given to one individual student who is planning to major in music. Conditions of eligibility: 1. The applicant must be a senior in a high school marching band that is participating in the current year's Carolinas’ Carrousel Parade on Thanksgiving Day. 2. The applicant must demonstrate superior scholastic attainment with a minimum GPA of 3.0 required. 3. The applicant must demonstrate moral force of character, leadership ability and an interest in his/her fellow students and the community. 4. The applicant must submit a letter of recommendation from his/her band director and one other school official or community leader. 5. Students applying for the Robert L. Maddox Music scholarship must meet all the above requirements and be planning to major in music in college.October 12 Carolinas’ Carrousel, Inc..P.O. Box 34644, Charlotte, NC 28234-4644, Phone: 704-525-0250, Fax: 704-525-0230, info@carrouselparade.org or visit online (click for more information)
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Carrousel Scholarship ProgramGeneral$700 - $3,000Carrousel awards five cash scholarships, to the Carrousel Scholar and four runners-up, payable directly to the students’ colleges in their freshman year. In addition, the York Scholarship (an endowment) is awarded to a student for outstanding community service. Additional grant opportunities may also be presented from various colleges and universities. Candidates must:be selected by their high school and be a Senior at the time of participation; demonstrate superior scholastic attainments with a minimum 3.0 GPA unweighted; demonstrate moral force of character, leadership abilities, and an interest in fellow students and community; provide three (3) letters of recommendation. All Carrousel Representatives will ride on floats in the Belk Carolinas' Carrousel Parade on Thanksgiving Day. Here's how the program works: Invitations are extended in the SPRING to area high schools. Participation is capped at 60 High Schools. Schools that participated in the previous year have priority. There is not an "open" category of participation in this program. Representatives must be selected by their respective school.October 5 for candidate applications. Talk to your school's guidance counselor or Carolinas’ Carrousel, Inc., P.O. Box 34644, Charlotte, NC 28234-4644, Phone: 704-525-0250, Fax: 704-525-0230, info@carrouselparade.org or visit online (click for more information)
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Catawba Valley Community College Foundation Presidential Scholars ProgramVaries$1,500 to $2,000Several scholarships available for Valedictorian/Salutatorians, students in the top 10% of their class, and Emerging Leaders in the CVCC service area. Applicants must complete an application and contact their Guidance Counselor for an application for the Emerging Leaders Program.Unavailable School Counselor or Catawba Valley Community College, 2550 Hwy 70 SE, Hickory, NC 28602, telephone (828) 327-7000 ext. 4288, or by email at tbiggs@cvcc.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Catawba Valley Community College Foundation ScholarshipsVaries; leadershipVaries; $100 to full tuition, books, fees, supplies, and part-time jobSeveral scholarships available based on good scholastic record, demonstrated financial need. High School Seniors must contact their Guidance Counselor for an application for the Emerging Leaders Program.Unavailable School Counselor or Catawba Valley Community College, 2550 Hwy 70 SE, Hickory, NC 28602. Staff of the CVCC Foundation, Inc. office can be reached at 828-327-7000, extension 4282, or extension 4288. Email the staff at tbiggs@cvcc.edu, or msjaardema@cvcc.edu. Visit online (click more information)
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Central Piedmont Community College - D.G. Carlson Memorial ScholarshipMachining Technology, Electrical/Electronics Technology or Automotive Systems Technology programs.VariesEligible applicants must be registered for at least six credit hours per semester, have a 2.5 minimum grade point average, and submit a sealed letter of recommendation commenting on the applicant’s character written by a former instructor, businessperson, or community member. Letters of recommendation should comment on the applicant’s maturity, trustworthiness and honesty, thoroughness, courteousness, and helpfulness in a sealed envelope with the applicants name on the outside of the envelope. To apply for the D. G. Carlson Memorial Scholarship, please complete the CPCC Financial Aid Scholarship Application Online (see website) and ensure that you apply for the D.G. Carlson Memorial Scholarship. You may submit your letter(s) of recommendation to the CPCC Foundation Office at PO Box 35009, Charlotte, NC 28235.Unavailable CPCC Foundation Office at PO Box 35009, Charlotte, NC 28235 or call Office: 704.330.6942 or visit online (click on more information).
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Central Piedmont Community College ScholarshipsGeneral, arts, communication, applied technologies, construction, electrical/electronics, engineering, transportation technologies, business, accounting, Nursing, Foreign languages, ESL, health sciences, hospitality, information technology, public safetyVariesVarious. Scholarships are provided through CPCC's Foundation and the generosity of industries, businesses, professional organizations, civic clubs, and individuals. The donor or a scholarship review team determines the recipient for those scholarships awarded by the College. The scholarship program consists of two kinds of awards: merit-based scholarships and need-based scholarships. Scholarships are also awarded on a competitive basis applying the following criteria: academic excellence, achievement, leadership qualities, need or other criteria as stipulated by the donor. Awards are usually restricted to tuition assistance and require the recipient to maintain a minimum GPA to continue the scholarship. Students must reapply each year. Scholarship applications are available in the Financial Aid office. You may also access it from the website (click for more information). All scholarships also require the FAFSA. Awards based on financial need, academic achievement and other criteria.Unavailable Visit Financial Aid office on each of the CPCC, NC campus. Or call Office : 704.330.6942 or visit online (click on more information).
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Champlain College - various scholarships availableGeneralVariesAll high school seniors who are accepted in one of Champlain's bachelor degree programs will automatically be considered for one of Champlain's merit scholarships. These scholarships focus on students who exemplify excellence in academics and engagement outside the classroom -- traits that characterize our outstanding faculty and student body.Nov 15 for early decision I, Jan 15 for Early Dec. II, March 1 for regular decision students School Counselor or Champlain College, 163 South Willard Street, Burlington, VT 05401, telephone (800)570-5858, email finaid@champlain.edu or visit online (click more information).
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Charles Edward Cathey Masonic ScholarshipGeneral$1,000Senior must plan to attend an accredited post-secondary educational program. Must have a 3.0 GPA and should be active in extra-curricular activities and civic activities in the community.MArch 13, 2009 See your School Counselor for the application 
Chi Eta Phi Sorority - Ailene Carrington Ewell ScholarshipNursing$1,000Must be accepted to accredited nursing program. Must have demonstrated leadership, financial need, grades, essay, recommendation. Can apply through local chapter. Updated information should be posted on website in November or December.February Chi Eta Phi Sorority, 3029 13th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009, tel. 202.232.3858, fax. 202.232.3460 or visit online (click more information); look under the Programs tab
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Circle of Friends ScholarshipGeneral$500Available to all seniors at SAHS; selection criteria include academic record, financial need, extracurricular activities, and an essayApril  
Clark Atlanta University - several scholarships availableGeneralUp to full cost of attendingApplicants with a grade point average (GPA) starting at 3.25 and 1100 SAT score (verbal and math only) (24 composite ACT) will be considered for an award. Financial need of each applicant will be considered in the selection process. This award is renewable annually based on meeting all scholarship renewal criteria. All eligible applicants that meet the criteria by the designated deadlines will be placed in a pool and ranked using the three criteria of test scores (SAT/ACT), high school grades point averages and financial need. The number and amounts of all awards will be subject to available institutional funding. Students wishing to be considered for any scholarships must submit their Clark Atlanta University admissions application, recommendations forms,, application fee, an official high school transcript, and SAT or ACT scores by the deadline. All information on file in the Office of Admissions by the deadline will be used to determine eligibility for scholarships. High schools using a weighted grading scale must have the weighted grade point average printed on the transcript. Dean's Scholars Program recipients must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.25, be enrolled in fifteen (15) hours of undergraduate courses per semester and successfully complete at least 30 credit hours per academic year. For more information, click the Financial Aid tab on the website, and then Scholarship Information.February 1 Clark Atlanta University, 223 James P. Brawley Drive, SW Atlanta, GA 30314, Office of Student Financial Aid at (404) 880-8992.
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Class of 1952 ScholarshipWilliams High School student$1000Leadership, merit, character, involvement, financial need, citizenshipApril 20  
Clemson University - various scholarships availableGeneralVaries; up to full tuition; some renewableVaries. Must apply for admissions by December 1, and Admissions process completed by December 31 for academic recruiting and diversity awards. (Need-Based scholarships require the FAFSA submitted by March 1.) Scholarships are divided into four basic categories: Restricted, Academic Recruiting, Diversity and Special Programs and have varying criteria. Students may check with their departments and colleges about the availability of scholarships not directly administered by the University.December 1 Clemson University Financial Aid Office, G01 Sikes Hall, Box 345123, Clemson, SC 29634-5123, telephone (864)656-2280 or email finaid@clemson.edu or visit online (click more information).
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COCA-COLA ALL-STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE ACADEMIC TEAM PROGRAMGeneral$1,000 to $2,000Nominations: Applications will not be mailed to students. Students enrolled in a community college who interested in being nominated will need to contact the designated nominator at his or her school. Those attending community colleges outside of the U.S. must be members of Phi Theta Kappa). Both students attending in the U.S. and internationally should submit the All-USA/All-State Academic Teams nomination form and materials. Students must have a cumulative college-level GPA of 3.50 on a 4.0 scale for all coursework completed in the last five years, regardless of institution attended. Students must be on track to earn an Associate or a Bachelor degree (or the equivalent of a U.S. Associate or Bachelor degree). Students need to have a minimum of 36 semester (or 48 quarter) college-level credits completed at or transferred to a community college by December 31 of this year and 48 semester (or 72 quarter), college-level credits by August 31of this year. Students must have a minimum of 30 semester (or 45 quarter), college-level credit hours completed at a community college in the past five years. Students must not have been nominated previously for the All-USA Community College Academic Team, must have a community college record free of suspension, probation or other serious disciplinary action, and a clean legal record. Applications available on website October 1.December 1 Coca-Cola Two-year Colleges Scholarship Program, PO Box 1615, Atlanta, GA 30301-1615, telephone (800) 306-2653 or visit online (click on more information)
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Coca-Cola Scholars FoundationGeneral-4 year programs$10,000 - $20,000, annually for 4-yr collegeOpen to graduating high school seniors. Must have at least 3.0 GPA and demonstrate community service, leadership, academic achievement, planning to pursue a degree at an accredited US postsecondary institution.October 31 for 4-yr Coca-Cola Scholars Fund, PO Box 442, Atlanta, GA, 30301-0442, telephone (800)-306-COKE. Or visit online (click on more information) or email scholars@na.ko.com
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Coca-Cola Scholars FoundationGeneral-4 year programs$10,000 - $20,000, annually for 4-yr colleges,Open graduating high school seniors. Must have at least 3.0 GPA and demonstrate community service, leadership, academic achievement, planning to pursue a degree at an accredited US postsecondary institution.October 31 for 4-yr  Coca-Cola Scholars Fund, PO Box 442, Atlanta, GA, 30301-0442, telephone (800)-306-COKE. Or visit online (click on more information) or email questions@coca-colascholars.org
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Coker College - various scholarships availableGeneral; Art, Dance, Music, Theater, Biology, and Chemistry, creative writing$500 to full tuition, room and boardvaries - Must have GPA of B or B+, class rank in top 15% - 20%, exhibit leadership, high academics.Starting Dec. 1; based on admissions. FAFSA due as soon after Jan 1 as possible Visit online www.coker.edu or telephone (800) 950-1908 or email financial_aid@coker.edu or visit online (click on more information) and use the drop down menu above for Financial Aid to get started.
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College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) - Grant / ScholarshipGeneral; varies$750 to $4,000The College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) is a unique federally-funded educational support and scholarship program that helps students from migrant and seasonal farmworking backgrounds to reach and succeed in college. Participants receive financial support during their freshman year of college and ongoing academic support until their graduation at a participating CAMP college/university. (See website for list of colleges in many states). Eligibility: GED or HS Diploma, Migrant or Seasonal Farmworking Background, U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Legal Residency, Seeking 4-yr academic degree, Be determined to need the services/support provided. Each individual CAMP grant has its own unique application and selection process; Request an application from (1-3) colleges by using a single Info Request Form (see website).varies CAMP Alumni Association, 1725 NE Upper Drive, Pullman, WA 99163, Phone: 509.368.7132 or visit online (click on more information)
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College Financial Aid Advice - Scholarship Essay ContestGeneral$1,000You may apply online for this scholarship, but can submit only one entry per category. To apply, follow these simple steps: Step 1 - Select a Category for your 300+ word essay from the following choices: FAFSA Hints, Scholarships and Grants for College, Paying off Student Loans, or Other College Financial Aid Advice. You apply online by submitting a 300+ word essay. No GPA, test scores or community service required. Both students and parents are eligible to enter. Former college students with existing student loans may apply, in addition to current college students and high school seniors planning to attend college following high school. Your essay should share your experiences about paying for college, and provide helpful information for other college students and parents looking for college financial aid advice.November 30 Visit online (click for more information)
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College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC) - various scholarships availableGeneral; teaching, nursing, health, science, math, music, art, athleticsVariesCFNC lists many types of needs-based scholarships and grants open to graduating North Carolina high school seniors, including state grants such as: NC Education Lottery Scholarship, NC Community College Grant, UNC Need-Based Grant, North Carolina Legislative Tuition Grant, Career Specific Scholarship/Loans, State Contractual Scholarship Fund, Student Incentive Grant and Federal grants. They include needs-based and merit-based scholarships. Requirements vary.Varies Visit website (click on more information).
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College of Biblical Studies - Several scholarships availableGeneralUnavailableTo be considered for scholarships students must submit a CBS Financial Aid application and meet the eligibility requirements outlined for the scholarship. Most of the scholarships are available and awarded based on merit, financial need or other considerations. The recipient and the scholarship amount or award will be determined based on his/her overall qualification in regard to financial need, ministerial and academic potential, extracurricular involvement, and the completion of the application and essay, where applicable.August 1 of year enrolling College of Biblical Studies, 7000 Regency Square Blvd., Houston, Texas 77036, (713) 785-5995 Student Financial Service Office at 832.252.4602 or by e-mail at: fa@cbshouston.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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College of Charleston - various scholarships availableGeneral, Business, economics, art history, computer science, German, chemistry, biology, communication, history, French, Jewish studies, education, healthVaries; up to full tuitionVariesOctober/ varies Office of Admissions, 66 George Street, Charleston, SC 29424, telephone (843) 953-5540 or visit online (click on more information)
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College of Coastal Georgia Foundation- Emory Dawson ScholarshipGeneral; have a disability$1,500Criteria include, but are not limited to, the following: Student must be registered with the Office of Disability Services by submitting sufficient documentation of disability. Student must be willing to attend the Elks Club Emory Dawson Luncheon and have information pertaining to their disability shared with attendees of this luncheon. Minimum SAT score of 350-Verbal, 350-Math (freshmen). Minimum ACT composite score of 14 (freshmen). Minimum 2.0 GPA. Student must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours. To be considered for Foundation scholarship, you must complete a Foundation Scholarship Application (found on the website). Only one scholarship application is needed to apply for all of the Foundation scholarships. Foundation scholarships are awarded based on an applicant's scholarship score (a combination of grade point average and scholarship essay score) along with any other specific scholarship requirements. Preference is given to students who apply before the priority deadline. Updated application available in October for Fall term, or call the Financial Aid Office.January 1 Mailing Address: Financial Aid Office, College of Coastal Georgia, 3700 Altama Avenue, Brunswick, Georgia 31520-3644, Telephone: (912) 279-5722 or visit online (click on more information)
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College of Coastal Georgia Foundation- several scholarships availableGeneral; criminal justice, teaching education, performing or fine arts, Medical laboratory Technology, nursing, femalevariesSeveral scholarships available, based on GPA, extracurricular activities, and an essay. Must complete single scholarship application to be considered for several scholarships. All Foundation scholarships use one application and are awarded based on an applicant's scholarship score (a combination of grade point average and scholarship essay score) along with any other specific scholarship requirements.Completed applications should be submitted to the Financial Aid Office. Preference is given to students who apply before the priority deadline. Updated application available in October for Fall term, or call the Financial Aid Office.varies for fall and spring enrollment Mailing Address: Financial Aid Office, College of Coastal Georgia, 3700 Altama Avenue, Brunswick, Georgia 31520-3644, Telephone: (912) 279-5722 or visit online (click on more information)
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College of William and Mary - several scholarships availableGeneral, education;Up to full in-state tuition and fees; renewableWilliam & Mary Merit Scholarships are financial awards given to William and Mary students with proven scholastic ability. There are three merit scholarships offered by William and Mary; each is handled through the Admission Office. The William and Mary Scholar Award is presented each year to a small, select group of students who have overcome unusual adversity and/or would add to the diversity of the campus community. All applicants are considered for the award and no separate application is needed. The James Monroe Scholars Program is a designation offered each year to the top 10-15% of all admitted students to the College of William and Mary. All first-year applicants are considered for this program and no separate application is needed. The Murray Scholars Program is William & Mary's most selective scholarship. Finalists typically rank in the top 1% of their class, score a 1500 and higher on the SAT (Critical Reading plus Math) and take the most demanding curriculum available to them. While some of the variables that influence Murray Scholar designations are quantitative, others are more subjective. These include students' application essays, extracurricular involvements, leadership, letters of recommendation, and evidence of intellectual engagement. Other scholarships available also -- see website for criteria and deadlines.November 1 early decision; January 1; regular decision; varies The College of William and Mary, Office of Undergraduate Admissions, P.O. Box 8795, Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795, Phone: (757) 221-4223, Fax: (757) 221-1242, Email: admission@wm.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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College of Wooster - various scholarships availableVaries by scholarship available; General, Music, Theatre and Dance, and Scottish Arts, Performing arts; African-Americans; PresbyterianVariesVaries greatly; Includes scholarships based on leadership and academic merit, creativity, for African-Americans, members of the Presbyterian church, music, theatre, dance, or the Scottish Arts. Some scholarships require separate applications.January for most Office of Admissions, Wooster, OH 44691, telephone (800) 877-9905. Visit online (click on more information) or email admissions@wooster.edu
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Comcast Foundation - Leaders and Achievers ScholarshipGeneral$1,000; not renewableEvery year, Comcast and the Comcast Foundation ask High School Principals and Guidance Counselors to collaborate in identifying the best and the brightest high school seniors in their communities. All nominations for the Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program must be made exclusively by the Principal or Guidance Counselor. Principals and home-school instructors may e-mail comcast@applyists.com to verify school eligibility status and to request program materials. A student nominated by a Principal or Guidance Counselor must: be a full-time high school senior, demonstrate a strong commitment to community service and display leadership abilities in school activities or through work experience, and have a grade point average of 2.8 or higher.December 7 See your school guidance counselor to be nominated. Counselors should email: e-mail comcast@applyists.com to see if the school is eligible. Visit online (click on more information).
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Concordia University TexasGeneral; Lutheran ministry, leadership, musicVariesSeveral scholarships available; some based on academic merit and/or leadership, and others offered to members of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod for students interested in Lutheran ministry majors. See website for information. Applications required. School and departmental scholarships also availalble. Check their web pages as well.April 1 (priority), July 1 Concordia University Texas, Attn: Student Financial Services, 11400 Concordia University Drive, Austin, TX 78726, financialaid@concordia.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) scholarshipsGeneral$1,000 - $2,500; renewableOpen to Latino students who are US citizens or pemanent residents, and have a history of performing public service-oriented activities in their communities and who plan to continue contributing in the future. There is no GPA or major requirement, but leadership potential and good writing skills required and demonstrated financial need. Full-time enrollment in a United States Department of Education accredited community college, four-year university, or graduate/professional program during the period for which scholarship is requested is required.April 16 CHCI Scholarship Awards, 911 2nd Street, NE, Washington DC 20002, telephone (202) 543-1771 or 1-800-EXCEL-DC or email chci@chci.org or visit online (click on more information)
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Converse College - Talent-Based Scholarships availablemusic, creativity, visual arts, theatre, art, design$2,000 to full tuition annually.Converse offers talent-based scholarships to students majoring in art and design, music, and theatre based on the successful completion of an audition or portfolio review. Students who wish to be considered for talent-based scholarships should register to attend a Performing and Visual Arts Scholarship Competition -see scheduled dates online. Specific area admission application due one month before audtion. Scholarships are also offered through the College’s IHSA equestrian program.Unavailable See your high school scholarship coordinator or Office of Admissions Converse College, 580 East Main St., Spartanburg, SC 29302-0006, telephone (800) 766-1125, fax (864) 596-9019 or email financial_aid@converse.edu or visit online (click more information).
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Converse College scholarshipsGeneral; music, creativity, athletics, visual arts, and theatre, art, design, soccer, tennis, swimming, volleyball, basketball, lacrosse and cross-country, equestrian program.$9,000 to $20,000 annually.Selection based on SAT scores, class rank, academics, leadership, and/or audition for talent-based scholarships. Students with 900 Sat score + 2.75 GPA and up awarded merit scholarships. Note: A resident of Georgia, Florida, or Tennessee who qualifies for the Hope or Bright Futures scholarship and who meets the minimum scholarship requirements at Converse (1000 SAT or 21 ACT and 3.25 grade point average) will receive a Converse scholarship which meets or exceeds the amount of the Hope or Bright Futures awards at eligible private colleges in their respective home state.November 15 early action; March 1 regular See your high school scholarship coordinator or Office of Admissions Converse College, 580 East Main St., Spartanburg, SC 29302-0006, telephone (800) 766-1125, fax (864) 596-9019 or email financial_aid@converse.edu or visit online (click more information).
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Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) - American Indian ScholarshipGeneral$1,000; one time awardThis scholarship is intended to help Native American college/university and technical school students of any age, any tribe, in any state at the undergraduate or graduate level. Graduate students are eligible; however, undergraduate students are given preference. Applicants must be Native Americans (proof of American Indian blood is required by letter or proof papers) in financial need and have a grade point average of 3.25 or higher. Application available online.February 15 Daughters of the American Revolution, AMERICAN INDIANS Committee, Ellen Boots White, National Chairman, PO Box 78, Ashby, NE 69333, E-mail: ekwhite@neb-sandhills.net or visit website (click more information)
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Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) - Frances Crawford Marvin American Indian ScholarshipGeneralVaries; can reapplyThis scholarship is awarded once a year to one student. A candidate for this scholarship must be enrolled full time at a 2- or 4- year college or university. Applicants must be Native Americans and proof of American Indian blood is required by letter or proof papers. Students must demonstrate financial need, academic achievement, and have a 3.25 GPA or higher. A recipient may reapply for this scholarship and be considered along with other members of the applicant pool. Application available online.February 15 AMERICAN INDIANS Committee, Ellen Boots White, National Chairman, PO Box 78, Ashby, NE 69333 E-mail: ekwhite@neb-sandhills.net or visit website (click more information)
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Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Good Citizen Award ScholarshipGeneral, citizenryUnavailableThe DAR Good Citizens program and scholarship contest is intended to encourage and reward the qualities of good citizenship. The program is open to all senior class students enrolled in accredited public or private secondary schools. United States citizenship is not required. The school faculty and students select one senior who has demonstrated, to an outstanding degree, the qualities of a good citizen: dependability, service, leadership and patriotism. Only one student per year may be honored as a school's DAR Good Citizen. This student is then eligible, if he/she wishes, to enter the DAR Good Citizens scholarship contest. Program and essay contest materials are provided to a participating school by a local DAR chapter. For more information students should contact their local high school. DAR Good Citizens who participate in the essay scholarship contest should return all contest materials to the local DAR chapter. This scholarship is not administered by the DAR Scholarship Committee. DAR Good Citizens who enter the scholarship contest are eligible for the awards beyond the chapter level, including a college scholarship if reach the national level. To find a local chapter, go to: http://www.dar.org/natsociety/chapters.cfmUnavailable Visit website (click more information)
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Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Scholarships- several availableHistory, Political Science, Economics, Government or Nursing, Piano or voice$1,000 - $2,000; renewableSeveral scholarships available; some are open to graduating seniors. All applicants must be citizens of the United States and must attend or plan to attend an accredited college or university in the United States. DAR chapter sponsorship is not required; however, a chapter or state chairman may work with the applicant to put the information together to send to the DAR Scholarship Committee. Necessary application forms are available online and include: The DAR Scholarship Application Form and Financial Need Form. See website for specific criteria for the various scholarships.February 15 National Chairman, DAR Scholarship Committee, PO Box 2906, Ridgeland, MS 39158-2906, E-mail: scholarships@dar.org or visit website (click more information)
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David J. Ewing ScholarshipGeneral; lost a parent$1,500 to $5,000; renewableThe UNTFoundation will manage the account and UNT Faculty Senate University Scholarship Committee will award scholarships to qualified full-time undergraduate students who have lost a parent during that parent’s working years and need financial assistance to attend college. The recipient of a Ewing Scholarship may choose to attend ANY ACCREDITED INSTITUTION of higher education in the US. To be eligible for consideration, an applicant must possess the following characteristics: Meet the minimum entrance and continuing academic performance standards of the university; Maintain full-time enrollment in one of the degree programs offered at that university; Have a deceased parent or parents who died during their working years. Submit an application form (available online), two letters of professional recommendation, official high school or college transcripts (including all transfer hours), a two-page maximum, typed, double-spaced essay, discussing your professional goals and need for a scholarship and a copy of your SAR from the FAFSA. Check back on the website for this year's application.March 1 University of North Texas, Student Financial Aid and Scholarships, 1155 Union Circle #311370, Denton, Texas 76203-5017, (940) 565-2302, Fax: (940) 565-2738, Scholarships@unt.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Davidson College - Bryan Scholars ProgramAthleticsUp to comprehensive funding (tuition, fees, room and board-)($30,000/yr) plus two summer stipendsThe Bryan Scholars Program offers two scholarships, one each to a female and male scholar athlete in each entering class. Have you: Earned an exceptional academic record? Exhibited outstanding leadership abilities? Been recognized as capable of playing at the Division I level in of one of the sports listed below? If so, talk with your counselor or coach about the nomination process for the Bryan Scholars Program.September school nominations due; Oct 15 apps due Davidson College Office of Admission, Attention: Ms. Gardner Roller Ligo, Box 7156, 405 North Main Street, Davidson, N.C. 28035-7156, 704-894-2970, galigo@davidson.edu or visit website (click on more information).
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Davidson College - Competitive ScholarshipsGeneral; leadershipUp to comprehensive funding (tuition, fees, room and board-) plus two summer stipends; renewableSpecial Competition Scholarship candidates are selected by the Davidson Admission and Financial Aid staff, the Director of Merit Programs, and the Dean of Admission and Financial Aid based on high academic achievement, maturity, outside the classroom experiences, good character, and servant leadership. Finalists participate in selection interviews on campus in April. Special Competition Scholarships are annually renewable, provided the recipient earns a minimum 3.0 grade point average, makes standard progress toward his or her degree, and is involved significantly in the life of the Davidson community.Unavailable Davidson College Office of Admission, Attention: Ms. Gardner Roller Ligo, Box 7156, 405 North Main Street, Davidson, N.C. 28035-7156, 704-894-2970, galigo@davidson.edu or visit website (click on more information).
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Davidson College - Music ScholarshipsMusic$10,000; renewableScholarships will be awarded on the basis of mandatory competitive auditions held during Scholars Weekend, April 11-13, 2013. Students invited to compete are selected from CD auditions. Candidates must submit the Special Application form; audition CDs submitted without this application form will not be considered for the scholarships.January 2 Davidson College, Davidson, N.C. 28035-7156, 704-894-2357 or email Christine Tabor, Music departmental assistant chtabor@davidson.edu or visit website (click more information).
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Davidson College - Pepper Visual Arts ScholarshipVisual arts$10,000; renewableOne scholarship is awarded in each first-year class. Selection is based upon the Art Department’s review of the applicant’s portfolio. (Required format: 12-15 images, sent as hard-copy thumbnail images or larger printouts. Please do not send discs.) These scholarships require that the Special Application Scholarship Form and any required materials be submitted by the application deadline for your admission plan.The scholarship is renewable on the basis of satisfactory academic progress and significant involvement in the visual arts. Due dates are the same as the admission due dates for Early Decision I (Nov 15), Early Decision II (Jan 2), and Regular Decision (Jan 2). Visit the website for additional information.Nov 15 or January 2 or Jan 21 Davidson College Office of Admission, Attention: Ms. Gardner Roller Ligo, Box 7156, 405 North Main Street, Davidson, N.C. 28035-7156, 704-894-2970, galigo@davidson.edu or visit website (click more information).
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Davidson College - Rupert T. Barber Scholarshiptheatre$2,000; renewableOne student in the entering class will receive this scholarship. Eligibility: This scholarship is awarded to a student with exceptional ability in, and passion for, theatre. Application: Students must submit a statement on the role of theatre in their lives, a recommendation from a current theatre mentor, and a portfolio or a monologue video.This scholarship requires that the Special Application Scholarship Form and any required materials be submitted by the application deadline for your admission plan.Due dates are the same as the admission due dates for Early Decision I (Nov 15), Early Decision II (Jan 2), and Regular Decision (Jan 2).Nov 15 or January 2 or Jan 21 Davidson College Office of Admission, Attention: Ms. Gardner Roller Ligo, Box 7156, 405 North Main Street, Davidson, N.C. 28035-7156, 704-894-2970, galigo@davidson.edu or visit website (click more information).
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Davidson College - Special Application ScholarshipsGeneral; medicine, science, secondary education, visual arts, music, Latin, writing, theater$2,000 to $10,000; renewableSpecial Application Scholarships are offered to those students who demonstrate significant interest in a particular field of study, who evidence a commitment to service, or who have special talents in the arts or science. These scholarships are defined with reference to particular areas of study or talent, and require that the Special Application Scholarship Form and any required materials be submitted by the application deadline for your admission plan.Due dates are the same as the admission due dates for Early Decision I (Nov 15), Early Decision II (Jan 2), and Regular Decision (Jan 2).January 2 Davidson College Office of Admission, Attention: Ms. Gardner Roller Ligo, Box 7156, 405 North Main Street, Davidson, N.C. 28035-7156, 704-894-2970, galigo@davidson.edu or visit website (click more information).
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Davidson College - various scholarships availableGeneral, arts, theater, German, Latin, music, visual arts, secondary education, ministryVaries; $2000 and up to full tuition, renewableHigh academics and above average test scores, exceptional promise in academics, character, leadership, athletics, and community service. Every admitted student (whether Regular or Early Decision) is considered for most merit-based awards. For the highest awards, students must be nominated by their high school principal or guidance counselor. Some require interviews. Additional scholarships for specific majors, etc., require a special application scholarship form.varies Davidson College Office of Financial Aid, Box 7156, Davidson, NC 28035, telephone (800)768-0380 or visit website (click more information).
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DEKA-T ScholarshipThis scholoarship is available to an African American student who will be a full time student in the Fall of 2011In order to be considered for the scholarship, please submit the following: Official Transcript, Two letters of recommendations (1) Official from the school (2) Youth Director or Pastor, Copy of Parents Income Tax return, Copy of Applicant's Acceptance Letter to a Secondary or four year college and a 500 word EssayApplications must be postmarked by March 20, 2009; Mail To: Dianne Fowler, 621 Rockwood Drive, Graham, NC 27253 Applications are available in Guidance 
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority INC.General$500Senior with a GPA of 2.5 or higher and is involved in school and community activities and have plans to enroll full time at an accredited four-year university of college in the Fall of 2007.March See your school counselor for more information. 
Denison University in Ohio - various scholarships availableGeneralVaries; up to full tuition ($40,000); renewableMerit scholarships offered to highly qualified students who will be chosen based on strong academic performance, leadership, and/or personal merit. Must have at least 2.5 cumulative GPA. Many offer half r full tuition. Most require only a completed admissions application by deadline stated. The Paschal Carter Scholarship, open only to National Merit Semi-Finalists, requires a specific application.January 29 Admissions Staff, telephone 1-800-DENISON or visit online (click on more information) or email finaid@denison.edu.
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Distinguished Young Women of America (formerly America Junior Miss Scholarship Program)GeneralUp to $54,000Open to college-bound high school senior girls who have distinguished themselves at school and in their community. Contests start at chapter level. In addition to offering cash scholarships, Distinguished Young Women also works with colleges and universities across the country to provide opportunities for our participants to further their education. Nearly 200 colleges and universities have offered scholarships to contestants. Some scholarships are available to any participant that takes part in a local or state program. On website, find your state for participation information and application.Unavailable Visit website www.ajm.org or contact America's Junior Miss Foundation, PO Box 2786, Mobile AL 36652 or telephone (251) 438-3621 or email foundation@ajm.org. Please see website (click more information) about local chapter contests in your state.
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Donald Patrick Darden Scholarship EndowmentGeneralUnavailableChildren or grandchildren of members of the North Carolina Highway Patrol attending East Carolina University. **PLEASE NOTE: Applicants should provide the name of the NCHP member to whom they are related as well as their relationship to that person along with their application.** Current application and due dates available online in February on website.April Ms. Jeanne Lawson, Northern Piedmont Reg. Assoc., North Carolina Community Foundation, jlawson@nccommunityfoundation.org, mail: Royster, Cross, & Hensley, Attn: Sam Royster, PO Drawer 1168 Oxford, NC 27565, or visit online (click on more information)
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Dorsey-Gray Literacy Scholarship Fund Provided By: Althea Dorsey Gray, AuthorGeneral$500The Dorsey-Gray Scholarship Fund is open to high school seniors, undergraduate, graduate students who are attending or will be attending an accredited college or university in the United States. To be eligible you must first read one of two books by Author Dorsey Gray, listed on the website and write an essay answering the question(s) posted on the website. Essays must be at least 500 words, in English, and typed double-spaced, 12 point font.Application online. Completed essays must accompany a completed application and can either be emailed as an attachment, faxed or mailed. See contact information.April 2 Dorsey-Gray Literacy Fund, 4251 Sands Road, Harwood, MD 20776, info@altheadorseygray.com, fax 410-741-1705 or visit online (click on more information).
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Dr Pepper Million Dollar Tuition Giveaway Promotion and ContestGeneral$2,500 to $100,000Dr Pepper is sponsoring a nationwide promotion this college football season in which they are giving away $1,000,000 in tuition assistance. Scholarship Management Services is partnering with Dr Pepper to help distribute the tuition assistance payments. To enter the promotion, entrants must have access to the internet and the capability to upload a short video. The promotion is open to anyone from the age of 18 to 24. Entrants submit a one-minute video explaining how they would make an impact in their life, their community, or the world if they won free tuition from Dr Pepper.December 31 Scholarship Management Services, Attn: Dr Pepper Million Dollar Tuition Giveaway, One Scholarship Way, P.O. Box 297, St. Peter, MN 56082 or visit online (click on more information)
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Dr. Alma S. Adams Scholarship (from Legacy for Longer Healthier Lives)public health, communications, social work, education, liberal arts, service$5,000Scholarship Application form may be obtained by visiting the Legacy website. Applicants must submit documentation of financial need for scholarship funds. Full-time students pursuing a course of study in public health, communications, social work, education, liberal arts or a related field will be considered eligible. Applicants must have a Grade Point Average of at least a 3.0 (B average) for the most recent academic year. Applicants must provide evidence of service to a community in an economically or socially disadvantaged setting. Involvement in volunteer activities such as outreach, peer counseling to prevent the use of tobacco, drugs or alcohol, or other efforts of benefit to a local community. The purpose is to reduce tobacco use among what the American Legacy Foundation calls "Priority Populations." Priority populations are those populations who are disproportionately targeted by the tobacco industry, or who often lack the tools and resources to combat smoking in their communities. Awards will be granted on a competitive basis for the following: a) a record of commitment to community service on behalf of a disadvantaged community; and b) the best use of visual arts, media, creative writing or other creative endeavor to convey culturally appropriate health messages. The website is updated in January each year to include the new application and information.April 30 Adams Scholarship Fund Legacy, Attention: Linda R. Williams, 1724 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20036, e-mail: adamsscholarship@legacyforhealth.org, Telephone (202) 454-5920/Fax (202) 454-5775 or visit online (click on more information)
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Duke Energy ScholarsGeneral$1,000, One-time; and $5,000, renewableOpen to the children of Duke Energy employees and retirees planning to attend technical school, community college, or a college/university program. Scholarships are merit-based with consideration given to academics, personal references, community service, and demonstrated financial need. Website listed provides basic information. For application procedures, access the employee website: portal.Duke-energy.comFall Duke Energy headquarters, telephone (704) 594-6200 or email contactus@duke-energy.com or dukeenergy@scholarshipamerica.org. Visit online (click on more information) or access the employee website: portal.Duke-energy.com
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Duke University - Benjamin N. Duke Scholars ProgramGeneral; leadersFull tuition, room, board, all fees for 4 years + summer enrichmentAll residents of North and South Carolina who apply and are accepted for undergraduate admission to Duke University are automatically considered for the award. There is no separate application and no financial need component. We are looking for exceptional, well-rounded students who have shown some evidence of leadership and commitment to improving the common good. NC/SC High School Student Leaders, who are bright and committed to community service, may recommend themselves. Please apply to Duke, then fill out the Student Form and submit, or ask your counselor to fill out a Guidance Counselor Form and submit. NC/SC High School Counselors: Encourage your best and brightest student leaders to apply to Duke, then fill out the Guidance Counselor Form and submit. Forms are found on the website.Unavailable Benjamin N. Duke Scholars Program, 114 S. Buchanan Blvd., Smith Warehouse, B209, Durham, NC 27701, bndukescholarship@duke.edu, Phone: 919-660-2429, FAX: 919-681-7059 or visit website (click more information).
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Duke University - various scholarships availableGeneral, music, theater, arts, athleticUp to full tuition, plus other costsAll applicants for admission are considered for available merit scholarships. Specific applications are not available or required. Most merit scholarship programs do not require that the winner demonstrate need; all merit scholarships are based on the student's academic and personal profile. Additional grant assistance will be provided to those students whose need exceeds the value of their merit scholarship. See arts department and athletic departments for their scholarships.November 1 Duke University, telephone (919) 660-3070 or (919) 684-6225 or visit website (click more information).
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East Carolina - various scholarships availableGeneral; Art, design, communications, theater, dance, education, nursing, technology, allied health sciences, computer science, business, engineering$250 to full tuitionTo apply for an academic merit scholarship, please complete an application for admission to East Carolina University along with the Scholarship Application form available online. This scholarship is only available for Freshman starting in the Fall semester and students must have a minimum of a 3.5 unweighted GPA and a minimum of an 1800 on the SAT to apply. Also must complete the FAFSA by March 1. Additional scholarships also available from specific colleges/departments and for service in Education or Nursing.December 1; varies Office of Financial Aid, East Carolina University, telephone (252) 328-9379 or email faques@mail.ecu.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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East Georgia College - Leadership ScholarshipsGeneral; 2-year program; EducationFrom $300 to full tuitionSeveral civic clubs, organizations, and individual donors in the area served by East Georgia College make awards for scholarship purposes to the colleges on a yearly basis. Scholarships from these funds are awarded to students on the basis of high school achievement, college academic promise, and positions of leadership held while a high school student. Students interested in applying for a leadership scholarship should complete the Leadership Scholarship Application which may be obtained from a high school counselor or from the Office of Financial Aid.Unavailable Office of Student Financial Aid, 131 College Circle, Swainsboro, Georgia 30401, 478.289.2009 (phone) 478.289.2140 (fax) or visit online (click on more information)
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Eastern Alamance High School Band Booster ScholarshipBandOne (1) scholarships in the amount of $1,000 To be eligible for this scholarship a student must: 1) Be currently enrolled in an instrumental music course at Eastern Alamance High School or have completed at least one (1) music course or band colorguard each academic year over four (4) years. Transfer students must show proof of completion in a music course in their previous school, 2) must currently be enrolled at Eastern Alamance High School for at least Junior and Senior year, 3) Have a minimum cumulative unweighted GPA of 2.5, and 4) Submit to Guidance the requestd essay, one (1) teacher reference, and (1) non-related community reference, band director's reference, and information sheet by the application deadline.April 16, 2010 Applications available in Guidance 
Eckerd College - various scholarships availableGeneral; Music, Theatre, Visual Arts and Creative Writing; also Athletic; PresbyterianVariesVaries by scholarship. All students who are admitted, without conditions, are automatically considered for our academic scholarships on the basis of their internally calculated GPA (2.97 and up) and SAT/ACTscores (1050/22 and up). All merit-based scholarships are renewable. Music, Theatre, Visual Arts and Creative Writing scholarships require applications and supplemental materials demonstrating evidence of talent. Please see website for information on other scholarships.Rolling admission/early admission Nov 15 Financial Aid Office, Eckerd College, 4200 54th Avenue South, St. Petersburg, FL 33711, telephone (800) 456-9009 or email finaid@eckerd.edu
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Eckerd College Artistic Achievement ScholarshipMusic, Theatre, Visual Arts and Creative WritingUnavailableEckerd College recognizes artistic achievement in Music, Theatre, Visual Arts and Creative Writing. Students interested in applying for this award are required to submit the appropriate application and supplemental materials demonstrating evidence of talent as outlined in the application. Students who apply for multiple areas of artistic achievement must submit a separate application and supplements for each area. Please note you can apply for multiple areas of artistic achievement, but may only win in one area. Students who are able to visit campus may request an on campus audition when applicable. Materials must be mailed and postmarked by the deadline.February 1 Office of Admission, Eckerd College, 4200 54th Avenue South, Saint Petersburg, Florida 33711, telephone (800) 456-9009 or email finaid@eckerd.edu or visit online (click for more information)
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Eckerd College Presbyterian Church and Campus Need-Based ScholarshipsGeneral; PresbyterianUnavailableEckerd College Presbyterian Church and Campus Need-Based Scholarships are awarded to Presbyterian Church members, based on church and community involvement as well as financial need. Recommendation by their Presbyterian pastors is required. Students must be nominated by their Presbyterian Church Pastor.February 1 Eckerd College Dean of Admission, 4200 54th Avenue South, St. Petersburg, FL 33711, telephone (800) 456-9009 or email admissions@eckerd.edu or visit online (click for more information)
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ECPI College of TechnologyGeneral; Technology, Electronics Engineering, Computer & Information Science, Business, Criminal Justice, Health sciences$1,500 - $3,000Must be a high school senior planning to attend ECPI. GPA and SAT/ACT and community service are considered. Application available online. Programs offered include: Technology, Electronics Engineering, Computer & Information Science, Business, Criminal Justice, Health science. Campuses in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Online.Unavailable ECPI, telephone 1-800-986-1200 or visit online (click on more information)
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Eddie and Lin McAteer MemorialWilliams High School student with a love of sportsLove of sports, outstanding character, financial needApril 20  
Eli Whitney Ruritan Club ScholarshipGeneralVariesAvailable to SAHS seniors who have displayed a strong academic record and will continue their education at a community college or a four year college; strong consideration will be given to seniors residing in the Eli Whitney communityMarch  
Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student ScholarshipGeneral$1,000 per year to $15,000 per yearThe Elks National Foundation will award up to 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants each year. Any high school senior who is a citizen of the United States is eligible to apply. Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks. Applicants must be citizens of the US on the date their applications are signed; resident alien status does not qualify. Male and female students compete separately. Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need. Applications for the Elks National Foundation's Most Valuable Student contest are available online, at your local Elks Lodge. Other scholarships for relatives of Elks members also available.December 7 national headquarters: 2750 N. Lakeview Ave. Chicago, IL 60614-2256 Phone 773/755.4728 Fax 773/755.4729 Email enf@elks.org or visit online (click on more information).
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Elon University - Elon Black Alumni Network ScholarshipGeneralUnavailableApplication will be available in the Fall on the website noted.Unavaillable  Elon, NC 27244, telephone (800) 334-8448 or visit online (click on more information)
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Elon University - various scholarships availableVaries-general, music, engineering, athletic, performing arts, teaching, education$500 up to full tuitionVaries, based on merit. Scholarships available for several specialties as well. See website for requirements and contacts for the various scholarships offered.Varies; some require admissions app by November Admissions Office, 2700 Campus Box, Elon, NC 27244, telephone (800) 334-8448 or email admissions@elon.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach, Florida CampusGeneral, Air traffic control, children of veterans, Engineering, pilots, technicians, women, minority studentsVaryVarious scholarships available. See website for listing and criteria.Unavailable Daytona Beach Campus, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Financial Aid Office, 600 S.Clyde Morris Blvd., Daytona Beach, FL 32114, Phone: 386-226-6300, Toll Free: 800-943-6279, Fax: 386-226-6307, dbfinaid@erau.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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Emory University - Dean's Music ScholarshipMusicUp to full tuition; renewableEach year, Emory’s Department of Music offers several half-tuition Dean’s Music Scholarships to incoming first-year students who show exceptional promise in their applied areas of music. If you wish to be considered for one of these scholarships, you must first meet all admission requirements for Emory College. You also should plan on majoring in music, as this scholarship is not applicable to those minoring in music. All audition students are considered for the scholarship and you do not have to submit any additional paperwork. Should you receive a music scholarship, you will be notified in April.Unavailable Emory University, 201 Dowman Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322, Office of Admission at 404.727.6036 or 800.727.6036 or email admiss@emory.edu or music department at 404.727.6445 or email music@emory.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Emory University - Debate ScholarshipGeneral; debateUp to full tuition; renewableNamed after former United States vice president and Emory alumnus Alben W. Barkley, the Barkley Forum is Emory’s nationally recognized, award-winning debate team. The Barkley Forum, in conjunction with the Emory Office of Admission, awards a merit scholarship to an incoming first-year student each year. To be considered, you must demonstrate academic achievement and debate excellence. Submit your application directly to the Barkley Forum and Emory’s dean of admission. The information required on the application includes your current cumulative GPA, standardized test scores and a record of debate accomplishments.November Emory University, 201 Dowman Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322, Office of Admission at 404.727.6036 or 800.727.6036 or email admiss@emory.edu or the Barkley Forum at 404.727.6189 or wnewnam@emory.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Emory University -- Emory Scholars Program (Emory College of Arts and Sciences)GeneralFrom 2/3 to full cost of attendingEach year, Emory offers scholarships based on academic merit to a select group of incoming first-year students who then join other outstanding Emory students as members of the Emory Scholars Program. Distinguished members of the faculty serve as program directors and advisers, facilitating the scholars access to the academic and cultural opportunities. Students must be NOMINATED by appropriate officials of their high school to be considered for one of these scholarships. In addition to the Common Application and Emory Supplement, you also need Nomination Form, Scholars Essay, and one Teacher Letter of Recommendation. Students nominated for the Emory Scholars Program may also be nominated for the Goizueta Scholars Program.November 15 Talk to your high school guidance counselor about a nomination. Or contact Dr. Daphne Norton Director, Emory Scholars Program, 404-727-6535, dnorton@emory.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Emory University -- Goizueta Scholars Program (Goizueta Business School)BusinessFrom 2/3 to full cost of attendingShould have have superior academic credentials, a demonstrated interest in business, as evidenced by engagement in related activities, internships, clubs, etc. as well as leadership and community service. Candidates with diverse perspectives and backgrounds are of special interest. Students must be nominated by an appropriate high school official, normally the college counselor. Nomination forms are available online at www.emory.edu/admission in the early fall. Secondary schools may nominate one student for the Goizueta Scholars process..In addition to the Common Application and Emory Supplement, you also need Nomination Form, Scholars Essay, and one Teacher Letter of Recommendation.November 15 Talk to your high school guidance counselor about a nomination. Or contact Dr. Daphne Norton Director, Emory Scholars Program, 404-727-6535, dnorton@emory.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Emory University - various scholarships availableGeneral; music, debateUp to full tuition; renewableSelection based on personal qualities, leadership, scholastic excellence. Merit scholarships require nomination from teacher or counselor. Most scholarships available for all eligible students. Two scholarships: Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarships and Benjamin E. Mays Scholarships are awarded to outstanding students from the Atlanta Public Schools.November Emory University, 201 Dowman Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322, Office of Admission at 404.727.6036 or 800.727.6036 or email admiss@emory.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Epsilon Sigma Alpha Foundation- several scholarships available; some based on state residencyGeneral; varies, teaching, nursing, medical, Architecture, Interior Design, speech therapy$466 up to $3,000; varies by stateEpsilon Sigma Alpha (ESA) is a premier leadership and service organization, whose single purpose is to inspire leadership and service by bringing good people together to pursue programs and projects that make a positive difference in the local, national, and global communities. The Scholarship Application for the current year will be available by October of that year.beginning of February Scholarship inquiries may be directed to the Scholarship Director: Kathy Loyd, kloyd@knoxy.net or ESA Foundation · P.O. Box 270517 Fort Collins, Colorado 80527 970-223-2824 or visit online (click on more information)
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Erskine College - Academic and Special scholarships availableGeneral, drama, music, athletic$1,000 up to $20,000, renewableSelection is based on high school scholastic achievement; involvement in church, school, community. Merit and special scholarship categories. Must submit the Erskine College Scholarship Application. For drama/music or athletic, must contact that department.January 15, or varies Erskine College, Two Washington Street, P.O. Box 338, Due West, SC 29639 telephone (800)241-8721 or email admissions@erskine.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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Exceptional Children's Assistance Center - Matthew C. Graziadei Achievement AwardAny post high school learning experience or training. May also be used for any equipment or technology needed for employment.$1,000Open to students with special needs who are completing their last year of high school who show evidence of dedication, perseverance, motivation and excellence in all endeavors. Letters should include reference to these characteristics. New application available on the website after January 1, and is mailed to school guidance counselors, vocational rehab reps and principals as well.March-specific date TBA Telephone (800) 962-6817, or visit website -- it will be updated in January or February (click more information)
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Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) - various scholarships availableGeneral, academic or athleticUp to $25,000; renewableVaries - 3.0 GPA or higher required for academic scholarships. Fairleigh Dickinson University offers a variety of academic achievement scholarships. For the academic and leadership scholarships, freshmen are automatically evaluated upon admissions application. FDU recommends freshman applicants submit a complete admissions application (including the University Admissions Application, an official high school transcript, and SAT or ACT scores) by January 15 for priority scholarship consideration. Athletic scholarships are available for male and female athletes at the University's Metropolitan Campus. All scholarship recipients are required to file the FAFSA application.January Office of University Admissions, Fairleigh Dickinson University, College at Florham, 285 Madison Avenue, Madison, NJ 07940, telephone (800) 338-8803 or visit online (click on more information). For athletic scholarships, contact the Metropolitan Campus Office of Athletics at 201-692-2208.
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Fayetteville State University - Chancellor's Special Talent ScholarshipGeneral; art, dance, music, theater, writing, and athleticsVariesVaries. The Chancellor's Special Talent Scholarship is awarded to Fayetteville State University students who excel academically and/or possess exceptional talents in art, dance, music, theater, writing, and athletics and/or have made significant contributions to their schools and communities. Interested students must be prepared to present evidence of their outstanding academic record, special talent or service by providing documentation such as portfolios, taped performances, published writings, etc., and recommendations.January 31 Office of Financial Aid, Fayetteville State University, 1200 Murchison Road, Fayetteville, NC 28301-4298, telephone (800) 368-4210. Also visit online (click on more information).
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Fayetteville State University - various scholarships availableGeneral; art, dance, music, theater, writing, and athleticsVariesVaries. The Chancellor's Special Talent Scholarship is awarded to Fayetteville State University students who excel academically and/or possess exceptional talents in art, dance, music, theater, writing, and athletics and/or have made significant contributions to their schools and communities. Interested students must be prepared to present evidence of their outstanding academic record, special talent or service by providing documentation such as portfolios, taped performances, published writings, etc., and recommendations.Varies Office of Financial Aid, Fayetteville State University, 1200 Murchison Road, Fayetteville, NC 28301-4298, telephone (800) 368-4210. Also visit online (click on more information).
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Florida A&M University - several scholarships availableGeneral; also Forestry, Journalism, Business, Architecture, Environmental Sciences, Athletic, Music/Band, Physics, Biological & Agricultural Systems Engineering, Biology, Math, Math Education, Science, Engineering, Computer Science, CISVaries - from $2,000 to full tuition, room, board and other expensesFlorida A&M University institutional scholarships are awarded during the admissions process for first time college students. Merit scholarships based on academic standing, test scores, and other factors. See website (click more information) for specific requirements for each scholarship.Unavailable Florida A&M University, University Scholarships, 209 C. C. Cunningham Center, Tallahassee, FL 32303 , Office: 850.412.5482, Fax: 850.561.2079, julia.brunson@famu.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Florida State University - (several scholarships available)General; athletic, music, dance, theatervariesVaries. For merit-based Admissions scholarships, students should be admitted by January 1 for full consideration. See website for all scholarships and their criteria.January 1; and other Office of Financial Aid, Florida State University, Suite 4400A University Center, Tallahassee, FL 32306-2430 | 850/644-0539, ofacs@admin.fsu.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Foster Care to Success ScholarshipsGeneral$2,500 to $5,000Applicants must... 1. Have been in foster care for one consecutive year at the time of their 18th birthday OR have been adopted or taken into legal guardianship out of foster care or upon the death of their parents after their 16th birthday OR have lost both parents to death before the age of 18 and not been subsequently adopted or taken into legal guardianship; 2. Be enrolled in or accepted into an accredited Pell eligible, post-secondary program at the undergraduate level (university, college, community college or vocational/technical institute.); 3. Be under the age of 25 on March 3; 4. Have been in foster care or orphaned while living in the United States. U.S. citizenship is not required. Application available online starting in January.March 31 FCS, 21351 Gentry Drive, Suite 130, Sterling, VA 20166, Phone 571. 203. 0270 Fax 571. 203. 0273, scholarships@orphan.org or visit online (click on more information).
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Future Educators of America - Phi Delta Kappa (PDK) Prospective Educator Scholarship ProgramEducationVaries; $500 - $5,000 renewableSubmit application, essay, two letters of reference, and official transcript. Must be member of, or related to or referred by a member of PDK, Future Educators Association®. General and specialty scholarships available, so see website for additional criteria. Applications available in November.April 1 Scholarship Programs, Phi Delta Kappa International, PO Box 798, Bloomington IN 47402-0789. Or contact the FTA advisor at your school or Phi Delta Kappa International, telephone (800) 766-1156 or email scholarships@pdkintl.org or visit online (click on more information)
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Gardner-Webb University - various scholarships availableGeneral, athletics, music, marching band, Southern Baptist, leadership, nursingUp to full tuition, room and boardBe a resident of NC for at least one year and/or graduate in the top 25% of your high school class, and/or be a dependent of a Southern Baptist ordained minister, or excel in athletics, music or marching band. See website for contacts for each scholarship.January or later School counselor or Gardner-Webb University, Boiling Springs, NC 28017, telephone (704) 406-4000, or visit online (click more information)
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Gates Millennium Scholars (Minorities)- Bill & Melinda Gates FoundationGeneral (for undergraduate students); Mathematics, Science, Engineering, Education, Public Health or Library Science (for graduate students)Up to full tuition, fees, books, and living expensesOpen to African-Americans, American Indians/Alaska Natives, Asian Pacific Islander Americans, or Hispanic Americans. Must be citizens/permanent residents of the USA. Must be nominated and have cumulative GPA at least 3.3 (4.0 scale). Must have demonstrated leadership commitment through community service or extracurricular activities. Must have significant financial need and meet Federal Pell Grant eligibility criteria. Application process is online.January 16 Gates Millennium Scholars Program, PO Box 10500 Fairfax, VA 22031-8044, telephone (877)690-4677 or visit website (click more information).
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George Mason University - several scholarships availableGeneralUp to $22,500; renewableIf you wish to be considered for a scholarship, please make sure to check the appropriate box on the application form. No additional application is required; however, you may be asked to provide additional information or essays if you are being considered for specific scholarships. The number of scholarships available is limited and the consideration process is highly competitive. In addition to your academic credentials, the selection committee will also consider information included in your "Personal Statement" concerning leadership achievements and service contributions. Also see the Office of Financial Aid webpage for various other scholarship offerings: http://financialaid.gmu.edu//Apply for admission by November 1; various other dates Office of Admissions, 4400 University Drive, MSN 3A4, Fairfax, Virginia 22030, E-mail: admissions@gmu.edu Phone: 703-993-2400 or visit online (click on more information)
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Georgia College and State University - Chemistry Research and Travel ScholarshipChemistryUnavailableThis scholarship is offered to beginning freshmen after enrolled in their first semester. Details: Seven 4-year renewable scholarships awarded each year to beginning freshmen enrolled in Chemistry Freshmen Seminar course with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 who demonstrate the necessary determination to complete a B.S. degree in Chemistry at GCSU. Applicants are reviewed for recommendation by Chemistry Department Chair and applications will be available at approximately mid-term of each Fall semester by Chemistry Freshmen Seminar instructor with a deadline to be communicated at that time.Unavailable Georgia College Financial Aid Office, Campus Box 030, Milledgeville, GA 31061, (478) 445-5149, Fax: (478) 445-0729, scholarships@gcsu.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Georgia College and State University - several scholarships availableGeneral; Chemistry, Liberal Arts and SciencesUp to $6,000; renewableMost scholarships available to entering freshman are offered to students who are selected to participate in the annual Presidential Scholarship Competition. The one-day competition is held on November 30 this year. The selection process is highly competitive. Generally, students should graduate from high school with a 3.0 GPA based on a 4.0 scale, and have a combined score 1250 or better on the critical reading and math sections of the SAT or a 28 composite score on the ACT. Students must be enrolled full-time during both fall and spring semesters in order to receive their scholarships.mid-November Georgia College Financial Aid Office, Campus Box 030, Milledgeville, GA 31061, (478) 445-5149, Fax: (478) 445-0729, scholarships@gcsu.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Georgia Institute of Technology - various scholarships availableGeneral; Polymer, Textile and Fiber Engineering, Computer Science, science, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, History, Technology, and Society, Management, Mechanical Eng., Industrial and Systems Eng. ,Up to full tuitionVaries. Academic excellence, financial need, and major of study are the primary criteria used for selecting recipients. Most institutional scholarships require a cumulative grade point average of 3.0. To be considered for scholarships awarded by the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid, you must complete a Georgia Tech financial aid application and the FAFSA each year. Preference is given to students who show financial need, and meet the established application deadlines. Various scholarships available with differing criteria: all majors, financial need, Polymer, Textile and Fiber Engineering, Computer science, residents of GA, African-Americans, Cuban descent etc. See website for listings and requirements.Varies; March 1 for financial aid app and FAFSA Georgia Institute of Technology, Office of Student Financial Planning and Services, 225 North Avenue, Atlanta GA 30332-0460, telephone (404) 894-4160 or email finaid@gatech.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Georgia Southern Southern Scholars ShowcaseGeneral; International Studies, International Trade, International Economics, foreign language, engineering, biology, graphic communications, history, English, Writing and Linguistics, education, health fields, nursing, accounting, economics, othersVariesStudents must apply online for scholarship. Students who score a minimum of 1300 on the SAT (math + critical reading only) or a 29 on the ACT and have a strong academic record in high school courses are encouraged to apply for an invitation to the Southern Scholars Showcase. Students who are invited to attend this event will interview for valuable academic scholarships. In addition to interviewing for academic scholarship, a select number of finalists for 1906 Scholars and the University Honors Program will be interviewed during the Southern Scholars Showcase.November 1 OFFICE OF ADMISSIONS, Georgia Southern University, Post Office Box 8024 Statesboro GA 30460, 912.478.5391 phone, 912.478.1156 fax, admissions@georgiasouthern.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Georgia Southern University Academic ScholarshipsGeneral; International Studies, International Trade, International Economics, foreign language, engineering, biology, graphic communications, history, English, Writing and Linguistics, education, health fields, nursing, accounting, economics, othersUp to full tutitionStudents must apply online for scholarship. To qualify for most academic scholarships, a student must earn a 1200 SAT score (Math + Critical Reading only) or a 27 ACT score, and demonstrate academic ability in the classroom. Students selected as finalists for our academic scholarships will be invited to campus for a personal interview during Scholars' Day (in February). Additional information regarding the events will be sent to selected students.January 31 OFFICE OF ADMISSIONS, Georgia Southern University, Post Office Box 8024 Statesboro GA 30460, 912.478.5391 phone, 912.478.1156 fax, admissions@georgiasouthern.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Georgia Southern University Leadership ScholarshipGeneralUnavailableStudents must apply for scholarships online. To qualify for a leadership scholarship, a student must earn a minimum 3.0 GPA, a minimum 1100 SAT (24 ACT), have outstanding leadership in high school, and leadership and involvement in the community through volunteer activities. Students selected as finalists for our academic scholarships will be invited to campus for a personal interview during the Leadership Conference in March. Additional information regarding the events will be sent to selected students.January 31 OFFICE OF ADMISSIONS, Georgia Southern University, Post Office Box 8024 Statesboro GA 30460, 912.478.5391 phone, 912.478.1156 fax, admissions@georgiasouthern.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Georgia State University - several scholarships availablevarious; General, Chemistry, Biology, Spanish-speaking students, communicationsvariesVaries by scholarship. Some are academic, others for Spanish as native language, out of state students, certain counties in GA. Most of Georgia State’s colleges and schools offer scholarships and grants to undergraduates and graduates who wish to pursue a degree in that field. Contact the colleges and schools directly for more information about these and other scholarship opportunities. Visit website for access to the lists of scholarships available.varies Georgia State University, P.O. Box 3965, Atlanta, Georgia 30302-3965 | Phone: (404) 413-2000 or visit online (click on more information) to get started.
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Geraldine Fox ScholarshipTeacher Education$500For students interested in pursuing teaching as a career; applicant must have a genuine desire to enter the teaching professionApril  
Glenn Slaughter Memorial ScholarshipGeneral$500Awarded to a SAHS senior who plans to enter the teaching program; selection includes academic record (minimum GPA of 3.5), extracurricular activities, and financial need First priority is given to students pursuing the teaching field; second priority to other majorsApril  
Gloria Barron Prize for Young HeroesGeneral; service work; leadership$2,500Open to young people up to 18 years old who have shown extraordinary leadership in making our world better. Must be someone who helps people, protects the environment, works to halt violence, or leads other important service work, in the 12 months before nomination. Must be US citizen or legal resident. Must be nominated by an adult who is familiar with the young person's service activity and not a relative. Nomination forms available online.April 30 The Barron Prize, 545 Pearl Street, Boulder CO 80302 or email Barbara Ann Richman at ba_richman@barronprize.org or visit website (click on more information)
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Gonzaga University - several scholarships availableGeneral, Business, Varies; music, military$3,000 to $15,500 per yearSeveral scholarships are awarded based on individual merit, while others require a separate application. All students who complete the Application for Admission are automatically considered for one of several need-blind Merit Scholarships. Other listed on the website require separate applications. Most scholarships require strong academics, extracurricular activities, recommendations, quality of the essay, and optional interview, leadership, service to others.varies; many February 1 Please contact (800)322-2584, with merit scholarship or ILS Scholarship questions. For questions regarding the Bauer, Brajcich, Cataldo, Martin and Martin Native American scholarships, please contact Erik Hoffman at (800) 322-2584 extension 6285. For all other scholarship and financial aid questions, please contact the Office of Financial Aid at (800) 793-1716 or visit online (click on more information).
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Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship for First Years for WomenComputer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, women$10,000A group of female scholars will be chosen from the applicant pool, and scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of each candidate’s academic background, passion for computer science, community service and leadership. Applicants must be high school seniors and meet the following eligibility criteria: Intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-time student at a university in the U.S. for the academic year. International students are eligible to apply as long as they intend to be enrolled at a local university Intend to be enrolled in or accepted for enrollment in a baccalaureate Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering or related program. Able to demonstrate a commitment to and passion for computer science and technology In addition to the scholarship, scholars will also be invited to attend the Google FUSE networking retreat in Summer. Online application, transcripts, reference letters, 3 essays and 2 short answers are required. New application will open in late November.February 1 anitaborgscholars@google.com or visit online (click for more information)
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Graham Rotary ClubGeneral$1,000Awarded to one senior from Eastern Alamance High School, Graham High School, and Southern Alamance High School Applicants must show an excellent academic record, a commitment to civic and church activities, and financial needMarch 26, 2010 See your school counselor for scholarship criteria 
Greensboro College - various scholarships availableGeneral-also Fine Arts Scholarships in music, theatre and art to students with outstanding talents; United MethodistVaries; up to full rideSelection criteria vary but generally based on academic performance, high school and community involvement, strength of school and curriculum, and personal attributes. Also award available to students who have achieved honors in leadership and service as a Boy Scout or Girl Scout. Students who reside outside NC may be eligible for a grant-in-aid based on their state of residency. NC students are eligible for the North Carolina Legislative Tuition Grant and a Heritage Grant. Some require additional application.Unavailable Greensboro College, 815 W. Market St., Greensboro, NC 27401, telephone (800) 346-8226 or finplan@gborocollege.edu. Visit online (click on more information)
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Hampton University - Several Merit Scholarships availableGeneralUp to Tuition, Room, Board, and a $500 book stipend; renewableThe selection process is extremely competitive and students who submit completed admission application packets by the Early Action deadline are automatically considered for merit awards. (A scholarship application form is not required for consideration of an award.) Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis and subject to the availability of funds. Consideration of awards is granted, not guaranteed to students who meet minimum eligibility requirements. Merit-based scholarships are awarded to students with a SAT score of 1100 + (combined Math and Critical Reading score only) or an ACT composite score of 24 + . One new scholarship (Achievement Award) requires the recipient to have a cumulative 3.50 academic grade point average. A minimum SAT or ACT score is not required for this scholarship. An early action admissions application including an essay are required.November 1 Office of Admission, Hampton University, Hampton, VA 23668, 757.727.5000 or visit online (click on more information)
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Hampton-Sydney College - various scholarships availableGeneral; Eagle Scouts, leadership; Student governmentUp to full tuition ($30,000)Varies. See website for information on the various scholarships available for academic merit, leadership, Eagle Scouts.Fall Hampton-Sydney College, Financial Aid Office, P.O. Box 726, Hampden Sydney, VA 23943 Phone: (434) 223-6119, telephone (800) 755-0733 or email hsfinaid@hsc.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Harden Memorial ScholarshipGeneral$1,000.00Seniors who are active in an Alamance County Presbyterian Church and who are planning to attend a four-year college program upon graduation. Selection is based on academic record, community service, church participation, and financial needMarch See your School Counselor for more information. 
Harvard UniversityGeneralvariesAll of Harvard's financial aid is awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need - there are no academic, athletic or merit-based awards. Student still must meet all Harvard admission standards first. Submit the initial components of your financial aid application, following the instructions found on the Prospective Students section of our website by February 1. Final documentation due March 1. Early action candidates need to have the CSS Profile completed by November 1.November 1 early action; February 1 regular action candidates Harvard College Financial Aid Office, 86 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, Telephone: (617)-495-1581or visit online (click on more information)
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Harvey Mudd College - Several merit-based scholarships availableGeneral, mathematics, science, engineering, technologyUp to full tuitionWhen you apply for admission to HMC as an incoming freshman, you may be considered for our merit-based awards. These awards are designed to recognize outstanding academic achievement and encourage the best and the brightest to join the HMC community. In many instances, you’ll be considered for these awards automatically when you apply for admission. In other cases a separate application is required. In determining who’ll receive our merit-based awards, the Office of Admission looks primarily at academic achievement -- financial need is not considered. Other factors include students who demonstrate ability to contribute to the college community, specific majors in some cases, or under-represented groups such as women, ethnic minorities, students from low income backgrounds, students with disabilities, or those who are the first in their families to attend college. See website for specifics criteria for each scholarship.vary, but starts November 15 Harvey Mudd College, Office of Admission, 301 Platt Boulevard, Claremont, CA 91711 or visit online (click on more information).
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Hawfield Civitan Club Harriett Covington ScholarshipThis Scholarship is awarded each year to an outstanding Eastern Alamance senior residing in or near the Hawfields Community.$500Applicants will be reviewed by an awards committee who will consider the following criteria: 1) Academic excellence (class rank, grade point average, academic awards, etc. 2) Extra-curricular activities (school and service-oriented activities), 3) Composition and content of essay, 4) Good Character - are you a good citizen?, 5) Participation in Hawfields Junior Civitan Club - offices held, committees chaired, projects completed, and 6) Financial need (while not a primary consideration need will be taken into account in the event of two or more qualified applicants).April 15, 2011 Applications are available in Guidance 
Health Resources and Services Administration - Nursing Scholarship ProgramNursingThe purpose of the Nursing Scholarship Program (NSP or Nursing Scholarship) is to provide scholarships to nursing students in exchange for a minimum 2 year full time service commitment (or part time equivalent), at an eligible health care facility with a critical shortage of nurses. Scholarships are awarded competitively, and consist of payment for tuition, fees, other reasonable costs and a monthly support stipend. To be eligible for a scholarship, by the application due date all NSP applicants must be: A U.S. citizen or U.S. National; and Lawful Permanent Resident; Enrolled or accepted as full or part time student in a nursing degree program (associates, from one of the following: An associate degree, collegiate or diploma school of nursing in the US includes the 50 States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas, the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Territory of Guam, the Territory of American Samoa, the Republic of Palau, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Federated States of Micronesia). Go to website and sign up to be notified by e-mail when the new application cycle opens - probably MarchMay HRSA, Rockville, MD 20852, CallCenter@hrsa.gov or 1-800-221-9393 or visit online (click on more information)
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High Point University - United Methodist ScholarshipsGeneral; MethodistVariesHigh Point University is affiliated with the United Methodist Church. A number of scholarship programs are available to students who are members of a United Methodist Church. Funding is not guaranteed, so early applications are strongly encouraged. See website for more information.Spring High Point University, 833 Montlieu Avenue, High Point, NC 27262-3598, telephone (800)345-6993 or e-mail admiss@highpoint.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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High Point University - Presidential Scholarship ProgramGeneral; athletics$2,000 to $28,000; renewableOpen to graduating high school seniors who demonstrated outstanding achievement, good citizenship, strong leadership and exceptional scholarship during their high school careers. Application required - available September 1. Athletic scholarships are also available; all athletic awards are made in compliance with NCAA regulations. All residents of North Carolina who attend High Point as a full-time student are eligible for the North Carolina Legislative Tuition Grant. Scholarships also available for members of the United Methodist Church.December 20 High Point University, 833 Montlieu Avenue, High Point, NC 27262-3598, telephone (800)345-6993 or e-mail admiss@highpoint.edu or visit online (click on more information) or contact Athletic Director at 1-800-345-6993.
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Hispanic College Fund-various scholarships availableGeneral, business, science, technology, engineering, and math, finance, accounting, nursing, Hospitality Management, Hotel Management, Culinary, or Food & Beverage Management, pharmacy, computers, IT, healthFrom $500 to $10,000Must be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident residing in the 50 states or Puerto Rico, of Hispanic background. Must have a minimum GPA of a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Must plan to enroll as a full-time undergraduate student for the upcoming year. Must plan to be enrolled in a college or university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico, and have financial need. Each scholarship program has its own set of criteria. Each scholarship application site will state the full list of requirements for each program. Please see website for more information; applications will be available November.March 1 Hispanic College Fund, Inc., 1301 K Street NW, Suite 450-A West, Washington, D.C. 20005, 800-644-4223 (toll-free) · 202-296-5400 (phone) · 202-296-3774 (fax), CFC# 10147, email Miss. Auri Duarte, Scholarship Program Manager, aduarte@hispanicfund.org or visit online (click on more information).
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Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF)- several scholarships availableGeneralVaries; $500 to $5,000Must be of Hispanic heritage; including persons descended from Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Dominican, Central American (excluding Belize), South American (excluding Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana), or other Spanish cultures. Must be a US citizen or legal permanent resident with a valid permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551. Must have a minimum 3.0 or 2.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent). Must be pursuing or plan to pursue your first undergraduate or graduate degree full-time (some can be used for 2-year colleges). Must apply for federal financial aid using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Check back on the website as different scholarships open at different times. Apply online from HSF website.Varies-some as early as DECEMBER through May 31 Hispanic Scholarship Fund, 55 Second Street, Suite 1500, San Francisco, CA 94105, telephone (415) 808-2376 or (877) HSF-INFO Southeast Regional Office: 960 Holcomb Bridge Road, Suite 5, Roswell, GA, 30076, Tel: 770-992-8841, dmcbride@hsf.net or visit online (click on more information)
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Houston Baptist University - Church-based scholarships availableGeneralUp to $2,000; renewableScholarships are available on a matching basis from some Christian churches, for dependent children of ordained Baptist ministers and missionaries, or a member of a Baptist Church. Criteria and application procedures vary. See website for more information.Unavailable Janet Feng, Associate Director of Scholarships, Houston Baptist University, Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships, 113 Atwood II, 7502 Fondren Road, Houston, TX 77074-3298 (281) 649-3748 or visit online (click on more information)
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Houston Baptist University - various scholarships availableGeneral; athletic; Forensics, Debate$3,000 to $13,500; renewableFrom Academic Merit Awards to Athletic Scholarships, HBU provides a number of scholarship opportunities. In terms of merit scholarships, all unconditionally accepted freshmen who do not qualify for a scholarship listed above will be considered for at least University Grants. Top tier merit scholarships require minimum of 1100 SAT or 24 ACT, or HS rank 35% or better. Students who place in the top ten at a Team Policy or Lincoln-Douglas debate in a national tournament will qualify for an additional scholarship to Houston Baptist University -- see website to apply.Unavailable Janet Feng, Associate Director of Scholarships, Houston Baptist University, Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships, 113 Atwood II, 7502 Fondren Road, Houston, TX 77074-3298 (281) 649-3748 or visit online (click on more information)
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Imagine America Scholarship ProgramGeneral; financial need, community service$1,000Open to graduating high school students who are likely to successfully complete postsecondary education. Must have GPA of at least 2.5, financial need, voluntary community service. Must choose from a list of career colleges and programs of study in order to apply. Start applying on January 1. High schools must be enrolled in Imagine America; School Counselors can enroll their high schools by calling (202) 336-6724 or email scholarships@career.orgDecember 31 Imagine America Foundation, 10 G Street NE, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20002, telephone (202) 336-6724 or visit online (click on more information).
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Intel Science Talent Search (Society for Science and the Public)Science, Engineering and MathematicsFrom $1,000 up to $100,000Open to high school seniors in the US and American students attending school abroad. High school seniors from around the country take the challenge of conducting independent science, math or engineering research and completing an entry for the Intel Science Talent Search. Must complete an entry project. Application Entries for the Intel Science Talent Search are submitted via an online entry system only. The only exception is transcripts, which must be mailed.November 14 Intel Science Talent Search, Society for Science and the Public, 1719 N. Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036, telephone (202) 785-2255
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Intertribal Timber Council - Truman D. Picard Scholarship ProgramNatural Resources; Native American/Alaskan students$1,500Open to Native American/Alaskan students pursuing a higher education in Natural Resources. Must submit letter of application demonstrating interest in Natural Resources, commitment to education and community/culture, and financial need. Also submit resume, 3 letters of reference, evidence of validated enrollment in a federally recognized tribe or Native Alaska corporation, and transcript.January 18 Intertribal Timber Council, ATTN: Education Committee, 1112 NE 21st Avenue, Suite 4, Portland, OR 97232-2114, telephone (503) 282-4296 or email itc1@teleport.com or visit online (click on more information).
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J. Sargeant Reynolds Community CollegeGeneral, science, mathematics, technology, engineeringFrom $100 to $3,500A variety of scholarships to students with diverse interests and backgrounds. Any student currently enrolled in a curriculum (i.e., not undecided or non-curricular) who has a 2.0 cumulative GPA is encouraged to apply for a JSRCC scholarship. You need only fill out one JSRCC standard scholarship application form or complete the on-line scholarship application, which includes request for transcripts and a recommendation letter. If you complete your scholarship application packet by the deadline, you will automatically be considered for all scholarships where you meet the eligibility requirements. This means you do not have to apply for specific scholarships. Not all Reynolds scholarships are need-based. There are a number of scholarships that are open to anyone. Others are set up to reward academic excellence or to provide support for students studying in particular areas. J. Sargeant Reynolds scholarships are funded by individuals, community groups, corporations and charitable foundations and are awarded to Reynolds' students on a competitive basis. Application available online or through the JSRCC Scholarship Office.March 31 Nichole Page, Scholarship Office, J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College, P.O. Box 85622 Richmond, VA 23285-5622, Telephone 804-523-5084 or email npage@reynolds.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Jack O'Kelley Sertoma Club National Heritage Essay ContestGeneral1st Place = $500 2nd Place = $250 3rd Place = $150Students in grades 9-12 are eligible to write 400-700 word essay on this year's essay prompt.April 1, 2011 See your English teacher or School Counselor for the essay prompt and application. 
Jackie Robinson Foundation ScholarshipGeneral, minority studentsUp to $6,000 per yearTo 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 4-year institution within the US; Show leadership potential; Demonstrate a dedication to community service; Present evidence of financial need; Be a US 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 any college degree. The required components of the Jackie Robinson Foundation application are: A completed and submitted online application; One (1) letter of recommendation submitted online; Submitted SAT or ACT scores. and official (with raised seal) high school transcript through the first semester of senior year of high school. Application will be available online in October OR November.February 15 Jackie Robinson Foundation, Attn: Scholarship Application, 75 Varick Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10013-1917, (212) 290-8600, scholarships@jackierobinson.org or visit online (click on more information).
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Jagannathan ScholarshipEach high school can nominate one student to be considered for this scholarship.$3500Academics, financial need, leadership, and extracurricular activities. Special consdieration is given to applicants whose parens are employees of IEPET, Inc. Universal Fibers, and related companies.February 9 to turn in application packet to your school counselor and for student to file CSS PROFILE. February 16 for postmark by counseling office.  
James Beard Foundation ScholarshipCulinary Arts and Wine StudiesVaryMust have strong aptitude for/ commitment to culinary arts, financial need, acceptance to culinary school, strong work experience and extracurriculars. Submit 2 references, tax return. Specific criteria vary for different scholarships. Scholarship information and applications will be available online after April 1.mid-May Diane Harris Brown, Educational and Community Programming, The James Beard Foundation, 6 W. 118th St., 10th Floor, New York NY 10011, telephone (212) 627-1128 or email scholarships@jamesbeard.org. Or visit website (click on more information)..
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Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) National Scholarship and Awards ProgramGeneral; Creative & Performing ArtsUnavailableEvery applicant must be an active National JACL member at either an Individual or Student/Youth Level, from any ethnic background. Membership applications are available on the website. Applicants must be planning to attend full time at a college, university, trade school, business school, or any other institution of higher learning within the US at the undergraduate or graduate school level in the fall. Entering Freshman applicants must be high school seniors. Creative & Performing Arts applicants cannot be professional artists. Applicants may apply under only one scholarship category. Only one application need be submitted to qualify for all awards listed in that same category. Applications will be reviewed for award preferences. Applications should be updated in November.March 1 JACL National Scholarship Awards, 1765 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94115 or Patty Wada at (415) 345-1075 or ncwnp@jacl.org visit online (click on more information).
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John Gyles Education AwardsGeneral$3,000John Gyles Education Awards are available each year to students in both Canada and the United States. They are the result of a private, benevolent endeavor established in 1990. To apply for a scholarship applicants must be enrolled full-time at (or accepted to) a college or university program as an undergraduate or graduate student. (High school seniors, and others, may apply pending acceptance.) Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0 (or similar grade assessment) and must also have citizenship in either the United States or Canada. No preference is given to students from either country. Additional criteria are listed on the application form which will be available in November on the website.May 1 JOHN GYLES EDUCATION AWARDS, R. James Cougle, Administrator, P.O. Box 4808, 259-103 Brunswick St. Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada E3B 5G4 Telephone (506) 459-7460 or visit online (click on more information)
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John Montgomery Belk Scholarship at Davidson CollegeGeneralComprehensive funding (tuition, fees, room and board) plus two summer stipendsDavidson invites high schools from across the country to nominate outstanding students with extraordinary potential to compete for the John Montgomery Belk Scholarship. A candidate's record and recommendations must demonstrate purposeful engagement in the classroom, with student and civic organizations, on the athletic field or in the arts. While academic achievement is paramount, Belk Scholars also exhibit intellectual curiosity and a commitment to both their local and global communities. Guidance counselors, heads of school, or principals may nominate one candidate from each school. Nomination and application forms available on website.Nov. 9 for nominations; Dec. 3 for application Davidson College Office of Admission, Attention: Ms. Gardner Roller Ligo, Box 7156, 405 North Main Street, Davidson, N.C. 28035-7156, 704-894-2970, galigo@davidson.edu or visit website (click more information).
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John Roach ScholarshipLaw Enforcement/Criminal Justice$200Provided to a SAHS student who plans to pursue a career in law enforcement or criminal justice; applicant must demonstrate a solid academic performanceApril  
John S. Prince Memorial ScholarshipGeneral$200Provided to a SAHS senior who has demonstrated a love for math and a respect and value for hard workApril  
Johnson & Wales University (JWU) - (various scholarships available)General; culinary arts, hospitality, restaurant, business, leadership$500 and up, some renewableJWU offers many different types of scholarships. Some you may apply for; some you may be automatically eligible for upon acceptance; and others you may be awarded based on established criteria. Each scholarship has set criteria that determines who may be eligible to receive it. In addition, website lists various other scholarships available from outside organizations. Visit website for more information.Unavailable Admissions Office, Johnson & Wales University, 1701 NE 127th St., North Miami FL 33181, JWU in Charlotte at 801 West Trade Street, Charlotte, NC 28202, Johnson & Wales University · 8 Abbott Park Place, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, or Johnson & Wales University · 7150 Montview Boulevard, Denver, Colorado 80220 or call 1-800-DIAL-JWU or visit online (click on more information)
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Johnson C. Smith - various scholarships availableGeneral; athletics, music; minority studentsVariesOpen to minority students; based on academic achievementVaries High school scholarship coordinator or Johnson C. Smith University, Office of Student Financial Aid, 100 Beatties Ford Rd., Charlotte, NC 28216, telephone (704) 378-1035. or visit online (click on more information).
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Kansas State University - ScholarshipsGeneral, community service, science and math, and leadership, public serviceVariesIf you score well on the PSAT or ACT and are a high achiever in high school, you may be invited to apply or your counselor may nominate you for K-State's most prestigious scholarship awards. Many scholarships with other criteria are also available such as leadership as well as academic merit. Students need to fill out the scholarship application. A variety of scholarships available -- some for all students, some for in-state residents and others for residents of surrounding states.November 1 1-877-817-2287 (toll free) or 785-532-6420, finaid@k-state.edu, Office of Student Financial Assistance Kansas State University, 104 Fairchild Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506-1104 or visit online (click on more information)
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KFC Colonel's ScholarshipsGeneral; entrepreneurUp to $5,000, renewableOpen to graduating high school seniors who have an entrepreneurial spirit and strong perseverance. Must plan to pursue a bachelor's degree at a public college or university within your state of residence. Must demonstrate financial need. Must be US citizen or permanent resident. Applications will be available online on December 1.early February Visit online (click on more information) or email kfcscholars@act.org or telephone (866) KFC-7240
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King College - various scholarships availableGeneral; athletic and performing arts, females, ChristiansUp to $12,000Varies - Scholarships awarded based on demonstrated talent in academics, athletics, performing arts, and/or extracurricular activities, as well as such factors as residency, Christian commitment, and financial need. You can obtain scholarships from many sources, including businesses, national organizations, and King College. (Additional merit scholarships may be available upon review of your application materials). Apply early in your senior year to gain full access to scholarship opportunities when resources are most plentiful. Some based on academic merit, others for athletics, performing arts, essay contest or membership in Presbyterian church, resident of Southeastern states, females, Christians. See website for more information.Fall King College, 1350 King College Road, Bristol, TN 37620-2699, telephone (800) 362-0014 or by email at admissions@king.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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Kohl's Kids Who CareGeneral$50 - $10,000Open to students between 6 - 18 years old who volunteer in their community and make a positive contribution. Creativity, initiative, generosity, leadership and community outreach also factors. Must be nominated by either online or in-store from February 1 - March 15. Each nominee must be nominated by someone 21 or older; parents, store associates or other adults may nominate children. Employees, their children or immediate family members of Kohls' Department Stores, Inc., Scholarship Management Services, or their affiliates, are ineligible for nomination. Kohl’s associates may nominate non-related children. Website updated in October.March 15 Kohl's Kids Who Care Scholarship Program, Scholarship America, One Scholarship Way, P.O. Box 297, Saint Peter, MN 56082 , 1-507-931-1682 or email: kohls@scholarshipamerica.org or visit online (click on more information)
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Korean American Scholarship Foundation (KASF) - several scholarshipsGeneral$100 to $5,000A student currently enrolled (or high school senior) in a full-time undergraduate or graduate program is qualified to apply for the KASF scholarship. The scholarship recipient is selected on the basis of financial need, academic achievement, school activities, and community services. Each applicant must submit an application to the respective KASF region, in which each region is designated by the state where school is located. If you are eligible, you must determine the region where the school you PLAN TO ATTEND is located, and apply using that region's application. The website (see web link) includes a map to click on the region (from the map) where your school is located for more details. Please note that your application will not be accepted unless we receive all of the documents required by your regional chapter. Applications available in April. Due date ranges from May through August --depends on region of college you plan to attend.May through Augsust depending on region Korean American Scholarship Foundation (KASF), visit online to find the contacts for the region where the college/university you plan to attend is located (click on more information)
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Kristian Sharpe Hoffman Memorial ScholarshipMinistry or mission work; Work related to autism$2,000Applicant must be a resident of or a descendent of the Mt. Hermon United Methodist CommunityApril  
Lenoir Rhyne College - various scholarships availableVaries; includes General Academic, athletic, music; LutheranUp to full tuitionSelection is based on academic achievement during the high school career and on GPA and SAT or ACT scores at the time of admission into Lenoir Rhyne. Awards based on academic honors, athletics, music, as well as members of Lutheran church, or children of Lutheran ministers, and children / grandchildren of alumni.Based on date of acceptance Lenoir Rhyne College, PO Box 7227, Hickory, NC 28603, telephone (828) 328-7300 or (800) 277-5721. Visit online (click on more information) or email finaid@lrc.edu
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LIFE (Life and Health Insurance Foundation for Education) - Life Lessons Scholarship ProgramGeneral; loss of parent$1,000-$10,000Open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, who are between 17 and 24 years of age, have experienced the death of a parent or legal guardian, and are currently enrolled in, or have been accepted to, a college, university or trade school within the fifty (50) United States or District of Columbia. Complete and submit the online application form, including the essay of no more than 500 words or video entry of no more than 3 minutes describing how you have experienced the personal and financial challenges caused by the death of a parent or legal guardian. Check website for current year application starting in February.February-March LIFE Lessons Scholarship Program, c/o LIFE Foundation, 1655 North Fort Myer Drive, Suite 610, Arlington, VA 22209. Email scholarship@lifehappens.org or call (202) 464-5000 x4446. Visit online (click on more information).
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Life University - Various scholarshipsVarious health-related disciplines, science, math, medicine, Business Administration, technology, chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering; chiropractic$500 to up to half tuition; some renewableVary. Some specify major; some for minority groups, some for US citizens, some for non-US citizens, financial need, etc. Online application used for all the scholarships. Visit online for more information.August 15 Life University 1269 Barclay Circle, Marietta, Georgia 30060 Phone: 770.426.2884 Office of Financial Aid - (800) 543-3345 or local (770) 426-2901 or email: finaid@life.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Linda McPherson Bowland Memorial ScholarshipTeacher Education$300Provided to a SAHS senior who plans to pursue a college study to become a teacher; Applicants who are considering a college major in a math related field will also be consideredApril  
Livingstone College - Albert S. Stout Memorial ScholarshipGeneral$1,000 - $18,000; renewableVaries; selection may be based on GPA and SAT or ACT scores. UNCF scholarships available also. Scholarship information and application typically updated in October. Check back if link does not work.Fall semester deadline September and Springs semester deadline in January Livingstone College, 701 W. Monroe St., Salisbury, NC 28144-5213, telephone (800) 835-3435 or Financial Aid Office (704) 216-6069. Also visit online (click on more information).
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Louisiana State University - several scholarships availableGeneral; mass communication, Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, band, music, national merit,variesMost of the scholarship programs are competitive and are awarded based on standardized test scores and a six-semester, weighted high-school GPA, calculated based on the core courses required for admission to LSU. Additionally, students are considered for Louisiana resident scholarships or non-Louisiana resident scholarships. Additional scholarships look at leadership and other special situations and can be found by clicking on "Qualification and Awards" on the webpage indicated. The online Admissions Application also serves as the application for entering freshmen scholarships, and must be submitted along with an official high school transcript, standardized test scores, application fee and any other required documents to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Students must be admitted before being considered for scholarships. Some colleges offer departmental scholarships to entering freshmen. Contact the department of intended major for information.November 15; priority date Louisiana State University, Office of Undergraduate Admissions and Student Aid, 1146 Pleasant Hall Baton Rouge, LA 70803, financialaid@lsu.edu, or visit online (click on more information)
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Louisiana State University (LSU) - several scholarships availableGeneralFrom $1,000 up to full tuition, plus additional stipendsVaries: ranges from GPA of 3.0 +, ACT scores of 26-33, SAT scores of 1170 to 1440. Additionally, students are considered for Louisiana resident scholarships or non-Louisiana resident scholarships based on the residency designation provided by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. The LSU Undergraduate Admissions Application also serves as the application for entering freshmen scholarships. The on-line application must be submitted along with an official high school transcript, standardized test scores, application fee and any other required documents to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Students must be admitted before being considered for scholarships. Some colleges offer departmental scholarships to entering freshmen. Special Note to Students applying for the Chancellor’s Alumni Scholarship: The required standardized test score must be received by deadline for consideration. Students are also encouraged to contact the department of their intended major for additional scholarship information.November 15 Undergraduate Admissions, LSU, 1146 Pleasant Hall, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, Phone: 225-578-1175, Fax: 225-578-4433, admissions@lsu.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Louisiana Tech University - Bulldog Out-of-State ScholarshipGeneralOut-of-state feesUndergraduate students who are not residents of Louisiana may be eligible for an out-of-state fee scholarship which covers the out-of-state fees. Incoming Freshman are automatically considered for Category A with the application for admission, but should contact Admissions if only eligible based on Category B. Category A criteria: Must be admitted. ACT 23 or SAT 1050 (CR+M) any test date before enrollment, and 2.5 Overall GPA (on a 4.0 unweighted scale), and Have no need for remedial English and Math. Retention requires full-time enrollment (8 or more credit hrs per quarter), and a cumulative and quarter GPA of 2.00. No separate scholarship application is needed, but ACT or SAT scores and high school transcript with GPA and rank (if applicable) should be submitted. For scholarship purposes, scores through the December test date will be accepted.January 5 Louisiana Tech University, Alicia Ball, Admissions Office Hale Hall, P.O. Box 3178, Ruston, Louisiana 71272, Ph#: 318-257-3036, Fax#: 318-257-2499, E-mail: aball@latech.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Louisiana Tech University - several scholarships availableGeneral, Applied and Natural Sciences, Business, Education, Engineering and Science, and Liberal Arts, Human Ecology, AccountingVariesLouisiana Tech University has a General Scholarship Program administered through the Division of Admissions, Basic and Career Studies. Academic Scholarships are awarded on the basis of demonstrated ability -- usually without regard to need. For general admissions scholarships, incoming freshman should apply for admission by the priority deadline. No separate scholarship application is needed, but ACT or SAT scores and high school transcript with GPA and rank (if applicable) should be submitted. For scholarship purposes, scores through the December test date will be accepted. Students who are not residents of Louisiana may be eligible for an out-of-state scholarship which covers all out-of-state fees. In addition, each of the five colleges (Business, Applied and Natural Sciences, Education, Engineering and Science, and Liberal Arts) has its own scholarship program. General admissions information will be forwarded to some colleges, but students should contact the individual department for additional requirements.January 5 Louisiana Tech University, Alicia Ball, Admissions Office Hale Hall, P.O. Box 3178, Ruston, Louisiana 71272, Ph#: 318-257-3036, Fax#: 318-257-2499, E-mail: aball@latech.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Lowe's Scholarship and the Charles Buchanan ScholarshipGeneral; leadership activities, community service, work experience$2,500 and $5,000The Lowe's Scholarship is open to any US graduating high school senior planning to attend an accredited two- or four-year university in the US, with a 3.25 or better GPA and demonstrating a history of commitment to their community through leadership activities, community service and/or work experience. The Charles Buchanan Scholarship is open to high school seniors or current college undergraduates at an accredited two- or four-year university in the US, who meets the above criteria AND are Lowes employees (or relatives of employees). Apply online using Access Key: LOWES for the The Lowe’s Scholarship or access key LCBS for the Charles Buchanan Scholarship, in December.February 28 Questions? Contact ISTS at https://www.applyists.net/EmailRequestForm.asp Access Key: LOWES or Visit online (click more information)
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Marine CorpsGeneral; military obligation follows college graduationVaries; Marine Corps scholarships cover tuition, academic fees and most books.Selections are based on SAT or ACT scores, recommendations, extracurricular activities, leadership, interview, physical condition. Preferred is to start application process in spring of Junior year. Take SAT or ACT no later than October of Senior year, preferably in June of Junior year. Must apply before November of senior year.November Marine Corps telephone (800) MARINES or visit online (click more information).
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Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation (MCSF)General$1,000 -$12,500, plusMust be a son or daughter of a Marine on active duty or in the Reserve, a former Marine or Marine Reservist who has received an honorable discharge, medical discharge, or who was killed while in the service of our country or an active duty, reserve, or former US Navy corpsman who is serving or has served with the US Marine Corps. Must be a graduating high school senior with a GPA of 2.0+, planning to enroll in an accredited college/university or vocational/technical school, with a specified family income level (changes each year). For students whose parents have/ are in OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM OR OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, additional funding is available. Also offers an extensive list of honorary and memorial scholarships for which applicants are automatically considered . Applications available after in December.April 1 Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation, PO Box 3008, Princeton NJ 08543-3008, telephone June Hering (800) 292-7777 or email mcsfnj@mcsf.org or visit online (click on more information).
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Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation (MCSF) - Heroes Tribute ScholarshipsGeneral$1,000 -$12,500, plusMust be a son or daughter of a Marine on active duty or in the Reserve, a former Marine or Marine The Scholarship Foundation also provides Heroes Tribute Scholarships of up to $30,000 over four years to children of Marines, and Navy Corpsmen serving with Marines, whose parents have been killed on September 11th, or in combat since September 11, 2001. Must be a graduating high school senior with a GPA of 2.0+, planning to enroll in an accredited college/university or vocational/technical school. Income requirements are waived for this scholarship. Applications available after December.March 1 Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation, PO Box 3008, Princeton NJ 08543-3008, telephone June Hering (800) 292-7777 or email mcsfnj@mcsf.org or visit online (click on more information).
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Marriott Scholars Program (Hispanic College Fund)hospitality management, hotel management, culinary, or food & beverage field$500-$9,000; renewableEligibility Criteria: Be of Hispanic/Latino heritage, Be U.S. citizen or permanent resident residing in the United States or Puerto Rico, Be an upcoming freshman or sophomore, Plan to enroll as a full-time undergraduate student in a hospitality management or culinary program, Plan to pursue a degree within the hospitality management, hotel management, culinary, or food beverage field, Have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale. Required Documents: Official transcript, Proof of family income, Proof of citizenship status, Essay, Letter of Recommendation, Resume, Financial Aid verification (if chosen as semi finalist only) You can apply to the Marriott Scholars program by completing the Hospitality Majors Application available online; check back for new application to open.March 1 Attn: Scholarship Processing, Hispanic College Fund, 1301 K Street NW, Suite 450-A West, Washington, DC 20005, 1-800-644-4223. or visit online (click on more information)
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Mars Hill College - various scholarships availableGeneral; Athletic and music, dance, or theatre, community serviceUp to full tuition; some renewableVaries; Scholarship and Grant program selection be based on GPA and SAT/ACT scores. You may determine your eligibility and the amount of your award by contacting the Admissions Office with your SAT/ACT scores and GPA. Other endowed scholarships are awarded through our Scholar Day and an interview process. Students are invited to participate by filling out an application, writing an essay, and providing reference forms from counselors and teachers. The interviewing committees determine these scholarships. Other financial aid may be available based on completion of the FAFSA. For athletic and performance scholarships, contact department. Also offers the Bonner Scholars program which provides 4-year scholarships to students with financial need and commitment to service.November Contact Donna Griffith, Mars Hill College, Mars Hill, NC, telephone (828) 689-1103 or (866) 642-4968 or email: dgriffith@mhc.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Martin Luther King ScholarshipGeneralScholarships awarded based on completion of Application and an essay. Essay should be two pages (double-spaced) or less on the following subject: "If Dr. King were alive today, what civil rights issues would he address?"November 28, 2008 Applications are available in Guidance. Please return completed applications to Guidance or mail to: Ms Bonita Summers, Scholarship Committee 1212 Collins Drive, Apt C2 Burlington, NC 27215 
Mary Jane McKibben Lindley ScholarshipWilliams High School Art StudentOne at $1000 and one at $500The $1000 award goes to a student who is going to pursue an art related career in college, a member of National Art Honor Society, 2.5 gpa. The $500 award goes to a student who loves art but isn't planning to major in art, 2.5 gpa.April 20  
MaryEllen Locher FoundationGeneral; mother had breast canceraverage $2,000, renewable with re-applicationStudent must have lost a mother (parent) to either breast cancer, or complication resulting from breast cancer, or have a mother who has survived breast cancer. Student must be accepted as a full time enrollee at an accredited 2 or 4 year college or university. Student must have a high school diploma or GED. Student must have a minimum GPA of 2.0. Student must be a legal resident of the United States. Student essays, grades, and financial need will all be considered in awarding this scholarship.January 22 Cindy Pare, MaryEllen Locher Foundation, P.O. Box 4032, Chattanooga, TN 37405, (423) 490-4555, cindy@melfoundation.org or visit online (click on more information).
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Meadow Creek Ruritan Club ScholarshipGeneralVariesProvided to a graduate of Alexander Wilson or B. Everett Jordan Elementary School; Must have the will to help himself/herself prepare for a career as a useful and informed citizen; Must be in the top 50% of his/her class and demonstrate good characterFebruary  
Mebane American Legion Post 95 ScholarshipTwo (2) scholarships will be presented to Eastern Alamance High School students who plan to attend an institution of higher learning$1,000Complete application and write an essay stating your career goals, need, civic and school services in which you have been involved and what patriotism means to you.Completed Applications are due to Mrs. Hooker in Guidance by April 26, 2010 Applications are available in Guidance 
Mebane First Savings and Loan Association ScholarshipThis scholarship has been established to provide assistance to qualified graduates of Eastern Alamance High School, Mebane, North Carolina in obtaining their higher education.Two (2)scholarships will be awarded, $2,000 each to be paid $500 per yearEligibility: (a) Recipient shall be chosen from the graduating class of Eastern Alamance High School, Mebane, North Carolina and (b) Recipient must meet the requirements for admission to the school of their choice. Qualifications: The Association feels that the applicants should have achieved superiority in being well-rounded students and that they should continue to uphold these characteristics throughout college. The qualifications on which the First Savings & Loan Scholarship Committee will base its selection are as follows: (a) Scholastic ability and attainments, (b) Evidence of moral forces of character and capacity to lead, devotion to duty, truthfulness, courage, unselfishness, and fellowship, (c) Thrift habits as evidenced by a systematic savings plan such as is offered by a Savings & Loan Association, a bank, and educational endowment, or investment in some project to create funds for college expenses. Also pre-college planning by the student's parents will be given consideration.April 15 Applications are available in Guidance 
Mebane Kiwanis Club ScholarshipsMebane Kiwanis Club offers four $500 non-renewable scholarships to Eastern Alamance High School seniors$500The Hawkins Family Scholarship will go to a qualified candidate who is enrolling in a Community College. Of the three Mebane Kiwanis Club Scholarships, one will go to a community college candidate and two will go to candidates enrolling in four-year institutions.April 15, 2011 Applications are available in Guidance 
MedicareSupplementalInsurance.com Therapy Professionals ScholarshipGeneral, physical, massage, recreational, or occupational therapy or psychology$1,000B.Scholarship shall be awarded to one (1) recipient. Applicants must be any person 17 years of age or older who demonstrates interest in physical, massage, recreational, or occupational therapy or psychology professions and is interested in attending a related program, undergraduate, graduate, or accredited training program at an accredited institution of learning within the United States. .Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.0, based on the previous year's academic performance.December 15 MedicareSupplementalInsurance.com, scholarship@MedicareSupplementalInsurance.com or visit online (click for more information)
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Mexican American Alumni Association of the University of Southern CaliforniaGeneral$1,000 to $5,000Awarded to undergraduate students on the basis of academic achievement, demonstrated financial need and commitment to the Hispanic community. You must apply for federal, state and university financial aid. The MAAA supplemental application (available January) must be submitted.May 30 Contact the Mexican American Programs Office, Student Union 203, Los Angeles, CA 90089-4890. Phone: (213) 740-4735. or visit online (click on more information)
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Miami University (in Oxford, OH) - Harrison Scholarship / MU Honors ProgramGeneral, ARCHITECTURE, ART, ART EDUCATION, GRAPHIC DESIGN, INTERIOR DESIGN, MUSIC, MUSIC EDUCATION, MUSIC PERFORMANCE, OR THEATERAt least full tuition and fees; renewableThe Harrison Scholarship is the only scholarship at Miami that requires an application in addition to the University Admission Application. Admission into the Honors Program is both competitive and comprehensive. Students typically have outstanding academic records, and are reveiwed for multiple academic and contextual variables including leadership, class rank, critical thinking, extra-curriculars, fiversity, writing ability, commitment to social service, special talents, etc. Honors I / Harrison Scholarship applicants applying for the Nov. 3 deadline, who plan to major in ARCHITECTURE, ART, ART EDUCATION, GRAPHIC DESIGN, INTERIOR DESIGN, MUSIC, MUSIC EDUCATION, MUSIC PERFORMANCE, OR THEATRE need either an audition, audition tape or portfolio scheduled or submitted by Dec. 1November 3 Miami University, Student Financial Assistance, 301 South Campus Avenue, Oxford, OH 45056-3427 (513) 529-8734 (Voice/TDD accessible), email: Scholarships@muohio.edu, Athletic grants: (513) 529-8734, Office of Student Affairs, at 513-529-3435 for Scholar Leaders or visit online (click on more information)
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Miami University (in Oxford, OH) - several scholarships availableGeneral, athletic, science, English, paper science, engineering, music, DieteticsFrom $1,000 up to full tuition, fees, room and board; renewableMiami has a limited number of special scholarships which are automatically awarded to students who meet the award criteria. For the remainder of our general scholarships, all students who apply for admission by January 31 and are admitted to Miami University are considered for the many general scholarships we award to incoming freshmen; no separate application is required. Most scholarship recipients have scored 30 or better on the ACT (1320 on the SAT I - CR & M) and rank in the top 10% of their graduating class. To help simplify your admission process, Miami University does not require a separate application for our general freshmen scholarships. Students who wish to apply for the Harrison Scholarship must apply for admission and also submit the Harrison Scholarship application by November 3. In addition to the scholarships awarded by the Office of Student Financial Assistance, many academic departments award scholarships to students enrolled in their major fields, and the Office of Student Affairs awards scholarships through the Scholar Leader Program. Also, as a Division I, institution Miami offers athletic scholarships to students who participate in intercollegiate athletics.January 31 Miami University, Student Financial Assistance, 301 South Campus Avenue, Oxford, OH 45056-3427 (513) 529-8734 (Voice/TDD accessible), email: Scholarships@muohio.edu, Athletic grants: (513) 529-8734, Office of Student Affairs, at 513-529-3435 for Scholar Leaders or visit online (click on more information)
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Michael A. DeMayo Scholarship ProgramGeneral$2,500The program is open to 23 counties that our law firm serves. North Carolina counties included Mecklenburg, Gaston, Catawba, Union, Cabarrus, Cleveland, Lincoln, Rowan, Caldwell, Stanly, Iredell, Alexander, Burke, Robeson, Scotland, Richmond, Anson and Cumberland, and 5 South Carolina counties. This year, our firm's scholarship committee selected students based on their school and community involvement, grades, SAT scores and a presentation (video, PowerPoint, brochure, website or essay) that encouraged fellow teens to abstain from underage drinking and driving and highlighted the dangers of drinking and driving. Application available online.February 27 Kristine Woolley, Community Relations Director, at (704) 343-4644 or kwoolley@demayolaw.com, Law Offices of Michael A. DeMayo, L.L.P., Attn: Kristine Woolley at PO Box 34426, Charlotte, NC 28234. or visit online (Click on more information)
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Microsoft Scholarships - General Scholarships, Women's Scholarships, Underrepresented Minority Scholarships, Scholarships for Students with DisabilitiesComputer Science/Engineering, Math or PhysicsFull tuition for one year and a salaried summer internshipMust be already enrolled full time in a bachelor's degree program at a college/university in the US, Canada, or Mexico, and be making satisfactory progress toward an undergraduate degree in computer science, computer engineering, or a related technical discipline. Must demonstrate an interest in computer science and maintain at least a 3.0/4.0 or 4.0/5.0 GPA, show commitment to leadership and demonstrate financial need. Submit resume, transcript, answers to essay questions, letter of referral.February 1 Microsoft Scholarship Program, Microsoft Corporation, One Microsoft Way, Redmond WA 98052-803. email: scholars@microsoft.com or visit online (click on more information)
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Millennium Woman Scholarships for Single MothersGeneral$500 averageTo receive an MW scholarship, applicants must meet and complete the following requirements: Be a single parent woman, Have a financial need, Submit a personal essay, Complete the MW scholarship application. Applications accepted January to June.June Millennium Woman Scholarships, PO Box 190, Winter Park, FL. 32790, Phone: (407) 628-4478, Fax: (407) 629-7742, info@themw.org or visit online (click on more information)
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Mississippi State University -- Acdemic scholarships availableGeneralVariesMississippi State University has a variety of academic scholarships including scholarships for National Merit and National Achievement, Valedictorians, Salutatorians, and overall academic excellence. In addition to earned outstanding honors and awards, these scholarships require a competitive ACT/SAT score, an above average high school GPA, and excellent leadership and service activities. Admission to the university and an online resume are required for scholarship consideration. Scholarship amounts are competitive and include awards ranging from the cost of books and housing to full resident and non-resident tuition. Note: Only National Test Date ACT/SAT scores will be considered in determining scholarship awards. The December ACT/SAT is the last ACT/SAT to be considered for scholarship purposes. The written portion of the ACT/SAT is not considered for admission or scholarship awarding purposes.December 1 Office of Admissions and Scholarships, P.O. Box 6334, Mississippi State, MS 39762-6334, 1-662-325-2224, admit@msstate.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Mississippi State University -- Competitive ScholarshipsGeneral; forestry, engineering, biology, accounting, leadership,$3,000 up to $10,000/year for 4 yearsMSU offers competitive scholarships to entering freshmen based on a scholarship grade-point average (overall GPA submitted on the official high school transcript or core GPA calculated by MSU on a 4.0 scale), official ACT/SAT scores submitted directly to MSU, and submission of the online resume. The written portion of the SAT is not considered for the awarding of scholarships. Admission to the university and an online resume are required for scholarship consideration. Recipients must enroll as a full-time student the semester in which the award is received. Recipients also must remain in good standing. Other scholarships also available - explore the website.December 1 Office of Admissions and Scholarships, P.O. Box 6334, Mississippi State, MS 39762-6334, 1-662-325-2224, admit@msstate.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Mississippi State University -- Leadership and Service ScholarshipsGeneral; leadership, serviceVaries; up to full rideVarious requirements within leadership and service category: 4-H, ROTC, JROTC, Congressional Award Medal, Eagle Scout, Gold Award, Junior Miss, Key Club, Anchor Club; GPA of 2.5 or 3.0 required for some.August 1 Office of Admissions and Scholarships, P.O. Box 6334, Mississippi State, MS 39762-6334, 1-662-325-2224, admit@msstate.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Morehouse College - several scholarships availableGeneral, Athletic, Band, Music, African-American, male, ROTCVariesThe College makes a number of awards to students in recognition of their accomplishments either in pursuit of academic excellence or demonstrated skill and talent. Academic Scholarship awards are made to entering freshmen on the basis of outstanding high school performance and qualifying scores from either the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or the American College Test (ACT). Scholarship recipients are selected during the admissions process. Students applying for or receiving institutional awards must complete the application process for financial aid (file a FAFSA and submit all required documentation to the Office of Financial Aid). Also available are athletic grants, talent grants for band or music, and departmental scholarships. See webpage (click more information) for whom to contact for these various scholarships.February 1 recommended; April 1 Morehouse College 830 Westview Drive, S.W. Atlanta, GA 30314 (404) 681-2800 Admissions: (404) 215-2632 or visit online (click on more information)
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Morris Brown College - Institutional AwardsGeneral; band, women, 1st generation college student,$1,500 up to full tuition and feesThe College awards a number of students in recognition of their accomplishments towards academic excellence, talent and or demonstrated skills. The Presidential Scholarships are awarded to high school students who have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.50 on a 4.0 scale with a combined SAT score of 1100, or an ACT score of 25 and must be enrolled Full time (minimum of 12 semester hours). Eligible students must maintain a GPA of 3.4 or above and demonstrate and maintain good moral character. Other awards have separate criteria and include: MBC 1st Generation Grant; awarded to full time students who are the first in their family to attend college. MBC Choir Scholarship Awarded to Band Participants.Unavailable Morris Brown College, 643 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., Atlanta, GA 30314, 404.739.1000, Office of Financial Aid, Fax 404.7391055 or visit online (click on more information)
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Mt. Hermon Community Association ScholarshipGeneral$500Applicants must have participated on a Mt. Hermon team in the Alamance County Parks and Recreation and/or be a member of the Mt. Hermon United Methodist Church; consideration is given to church, school, and community activities, and financial needApril 
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NAACP - various scholarships availableGeneral, Education, Chemistry, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics$1,000 to $5,000Must be US citizen attending 4-year accredited college or university. Must maintain a 2.5 GPA (on 4.0 scale). Some require membership in NAACP, others do not. Some require financial need. Other requirements listed for the individual scholarships available -- see website for specific information. Current year information will be available on website in late Fall.March NAACP National Headquarters, 4805 Mt. Hope Drive, Baltimore MD 21215, Toll Free: (877) NAACP-98 or The United Negro College Fund, Scholarships & Grants Administration, 8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive, Fairfax, VA 22031, ATTN: Kimberly Hall, Phone: 703.205.3400 or visit online (click on more information).
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National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) ScholarshipsengineeringVariesVarious scholarships available for African American, American Indian, and Latino women and men in engineering. NACME provides scholarships and support to underrepresented minority engineering students at 160 colleges and universities across the country. Scholarship programs include the NACME Scholars Program and At-Large Scholars Program, Company-Affiliated Partner Scholarship (CAPS) and Fellowships programs. To be eligible students must enroll in an engineering program at a partner university, maintain a minimum required GPA (varying from 2.5 - 2.8); and register for NACME’s student online resume directory. See website for eligibility and other informationUnavailable NACME, 440 Hamilton Ave, Suite 302, White Plains NY 10601-1813, 914-539-4010, email scholarships@nacme.org or visit online (click on more information).
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National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) Scholarship ProgramJournalism; African-AmericanUp to $2,500Open to African-American students, who are student members of NABJ, planning to pursue a career in journalism and enrolled in an accredited four-year college or university. Submit application with resume, essay, transcript, recommendations and work samples. Applications available on the website in late October. NABJ local chapters annually provide scholarships to high school and college students. Interested applicants should apply directly through the local chapter and adhere to the individual deadlines.March Irving Washington, NABJ Scholarship Program, University of Maryland, 8701-A Adelphi Rd., Adelphi, MD 20783-1716, telephone (301) 445-7100 ext. 108 or (866) 479-NABJ, or email iwashington@nabj.org. Also visit website (click more information).
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National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) ScholarshipsJournalism; print, online and broadcast journalismUp to $5,000Open to Hispanic students who wish to pursue a career in journalism; for print, broadcast or unspecified. All applicants must be student members of NAHJ. Must plan to attend a community college or university within the US or Puerto Rico. Require application, essay, work samples, financial information, resume, letters of recommendation, transcript. Additional qualifications vary according to scholarship. Check back in January for the year's scholarship applications to be available.Spring/ Summer National Association of Hispanic Journalists, 1000 National Press Building, 529 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20045-2001, telephone (202) 662-7145 or email nahj@nahj.org. Visit online (click more information).
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National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame Foundation, Inc. (Hall of Fame) General Scholarship ProgramGeneral; African-AmericanUnavailableThe National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame Foundation, Inc. (Hall of Fame) Scholarship is available to undergraduate/graduate students who maintain full time status at an accredited Historically Black College or University (HBCU). Applicants must meet all of the eligibility requirements and deadlines to qualify: High school seniors or undergraduate/graduate students enrolled in an accredited HBCU; Minimum grade point average of 2.5; Demonstrated active involvement in extracurricular activities. Current scholarship recipients must re-apply each year. Applicants are required to submit a 300 word (minimum) essay on the Hall of Fame Weekend Conference yearly theme. Please contact the Hall of Fame Office to obtain the theme for the year of your application submission. Applications available online after January 1.June 30 National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame Foundation, Inc., 230 Peachtree Street, Suite 530, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, ATTN: Scholarship Administrator, Phone: (404) 524-1106, Fax: (404) 525-6226 or visit online (click on more information)
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NATIONAL BLACK POLICE ASSOCIATION - ALPHONSO DEAL SCHOLARSHIP AWARDlaw enforcement, Criminal JusticeThe National Black Police Association is seeking to enhance higher education opportunities among qualified high school graduates, to enable a student (male or female) the opportunity to have higher educational training in the academics of law enforcement, or other related areas, for the betterment of the Criminal Justice system. Rules: Applicant must be a senior in high school, a US Citizen, of good character. Applicant must submit a recommendation from his/her principal, counselor, or teacher and a current high school transcript and picture with the application. Applicant is permitted to attend a two year college or university of their choice. Applicant must have a letter of acceptance to a college or university with applicant prior to date of award. Application can be downloaded from the website - check back for current year's application.May NBPA Scholarship Award, 30 Kennedy Street-N.W., Suite 101, Washington, D.C. 20011, nbpanatofc@blackpolice.org, (202) 986-2070 or visit online (click on more information)
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National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) ScholarshipsAthleticsVariesFor Division I and II schools, athletic scholarships are awarded directly by each academic institution. For Division III schools, only academic scholarships are offeredVaries Contact your college Athletic Department for information or visit the website (click more information).
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National Collegiate Cancer FoundationGeneral; cancer survivor or patient$1,000All scholarships are one-time awards. Previous awardees are encouraged to apply each year that awards are offered. However, they must submit a new application each year. Applicants must be Cancer survivor with a personal diagnosis, be between the ages of 18-35, Seeking or receiving higher education. Applicants will be evaluated based on Displaying a "Will Win" attitude with respect to his or her cancer experience, Quality of essays, Financial Need, and Overall story of cancer survivorship. Check back in March for application.due mid-May. Avail. In March National Collegiate Cancer Foundation, c/o Meghan Rodgers, 4858 Battery Lane #216, Bethesda, MD 20814, info@collegiatecancer.org or call 240-515-6262, or visit online (click on more information) and click on Scholarships tab
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National Co-op Scholarship ProgramGeneral200 Merit Scholarships Totaling $5,000,000. These merit co-op scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors and college transfer students who plan to participate in college cooperative education at a partner College or University.To qualify for this scholarship, students must: have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale, complete all the required admissions applications materials and be accepted for the 2009-2010 academic year at one of the National Commission Partner Institutions listed. Partner Colleges: Drexel University www.drexel.edu, Johnson & Wales University www.jwu.edu, Kettering University www.kettering.edu, C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University www.liu.edu, Northeastern Universitywww.neu.edu, Pace University www.pace.edu, Rochester Institute of Technology www.rit.edu, University of Cincinnati www.uc.edu, University of Toledo www.eng.utoledo.edu, Wenthworth Institute of Technology www.wit.eduFebruary 15, 2010 For a scholarship application or to complete your application online visit www.co-op.edu
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National Eagle Scout Association ScholarshipGeneral$1,000 to $50,000; renewableThere are two types of nationally awarded Eagle Scout scholarships. One type is academic scholarships, which include a varying number by the National Eagle Scout Association, and a varying number of Mabel and Lawrence S. Cooke Scholarships and others. Scholarship committees are formed each year in each of the four BSA regions (Northeast, Southern, Central, and Western) to recommend recipients of these scholarships, with the final determination made by the national NESA Scholarship Committee. The other type of national Eagle Scout scholarship is the Hall/McElwain Merit Scholarship. NESA academic scholarship applicants must be Eagle Scouts graduating high school and entering college in the year for which they apply for a scholarship. Scholarships are awarded only to those who graduate from high school in the calendar year in which scholarships are presented. Applications for the NESA scholarships will be posted October 1 each year. Religious, civic and institution-specific scholarships for Eagle Scouts also available.December 31 National Eagle Scout Association (NESA), Boy Scouts of America, 1325 West Walnut Hill Lane, P.O. Box 152079, Irving, Texas 75015-2079, 972-580-2183 or 972-580-2431, Fax: 972-580-7870, E-mail: nesa@scouting.org or visit online (click on more information)
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National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) - Young Entrepreneur AwardsGeneral; entrepreneurship$1,000-$10,000Open to graduating high school seniors preparing to enter a 2-year or 4-year accredited (not for profit) college, university or vocational/technical institute. Must demonstrate entrepreneurial spirit and initiative. Applicants MUST be running their own small business in order to be considered for an award. Will be available on website October 1.December 17 Scholarship Program Administrators, Inc. (615) 320-3149 or contact the NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation at yef@nfib.org. or visit website (click more information).
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National Federation of the Blind (NFB) - various scholarships availableGeneral$3,000 - $12,000Varies; Applicants must be legally blind. Must plan to pursue a postsecondary course of study in a degree program at a US institution. Must participate in the NFB national convention and in all scholarship program activities. Each year, information on the NFB Scholarship Program is made available online, in print, and in the November issue of the Braille Monitor (available in large print, in Braille, on cassette, and online). Check the website in November for this year's application.March 31 Chairperson Patti Chang, Esq., NFB Scholarship Program, NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND at Jernigan Place, 200 East Wells Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21230, Office: (410) 659-9314, extension 2415 E-mail: scholarships@nfb.org or visit online (click on more information)
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National FFA Association Scholarships - Various scholarshipsGeneral, community service, leadership, agriculture, farmingVariesScholarships are sponsored by businesses and individuals through the National FFA Foundation and are given for a wide variety of experiences, career goals and higher education plans. The selection process takes into account the whole student - FFA involvement, work experience, Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE), community service, leadership skills and academics. Some for FFA members; some open to non-members. Applications available on website November 15. Signature page must be mailed by February 22.February 15 National FFA Organization Scholarship Office, PO Box 68960, Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960, scholarships@ffa.org or 317-802-6099 or visit online (clickon more information).
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National Foundation for Advancements of Arts Young Arts ScholarshipCinematic arts, dance, jazz, music, photography, theater, visual arts, voice, writing$10,000 Gold Awards, $5,000 Silver awards, plus expenses for Arts Week in January, $100 to $3,000 without Arts WeekYou must be a high school senior in the current school year. (High school juniors of any age are NOT eligible, but may apply in the spring of junior year for the next year OR If you are NOT enrolled in high school, you must be 17 or 18 years old on December 1 of the current year. Proof of age will be required. You must be a citizen or permanent resident of the US. A copy of your permanent resident card is required. The cost for registering to the YoungArts program is $35 per category. There is a $10 discount for registering early. Requirements vary for each category; review the specific requirements carefully. Each year, 20 of the YoungArts Finalists are named U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts. At the request of The Commission on Presidential Scholars, which is appointed by the President of the United States, National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts, through its YoungArts program serves as the exclusive nominating agency for U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts. Scholarships can be used at any college or university. Registratioin open from March to October each year.October 19 YoungArts, 777 Brickell Avenue, Suite 370, Miami, FL 33131, Phone: (305) 377-1140, Fax: (305) 377-1149 1(800) 970-ARTS (2787), info@YoungArts.org or visit online (click on more information)
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National Heritage Essay - Jack O'Kelley Memorial Sertoma Club Essay ContestGeneral$150 up to $500Must be a student in grades 9-12April See your school counselor for more information, 
National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) - National Achievement Scholarship ProgramGeneral$2,500Open to African American high school students who are US citizens and plan to enroll full time in college following graduation. Must take the PSAT no later than your junior year and request that you be considered in this competition on the PSAT form. All Achievement Scholarship® winners (Achievement Scholar® designees) are selected from the group of Finalists based on their abilities, skills, and accomplishments, without consideration of financial circumstances or college choice. Also provides opportunities to be eligible for corporate-sponsored scholarships.Same as PSAT registration deadline. See your school counselor or contact National Achievement Scholarship Program, 1560 Sherman Avenue, Suite 200, Evanston, IL 60201, telephone (847) 866-5100 or visit online (click on more information)
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National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) - National Merit Scholarship ProgramGeneral$2,500Open to high school students who are US citizens and plan to enroll full time in college following graduation. Must take the PSAT no later than your junior year. All winners of Merit Scholarship® awards (Merit Scholar® designees) are chosen from the Finalist group, based on their abilities, skills, and accomplishments, without regard to gender, race, ethnic origin, or religious preference. A variety of information is available for NMSC selectors to evaluate: the Finalist's academic record, information about the school's curricula and grading system, two sets of test scores, the high school official's written recommendation, information about the student's activities and leadership, and the Finalist's own essay. Also provides opportunities to be eligible for corporate- or college-sponsored scholarships.Same as PSAT registration deadline See your school counselor or contact National Merit Scholarship Corporation, 150 Sherman Avenue, Suite 200, Evanston, Illinois 60201, telephone (847) 866-5100 or visit online (click on more information)
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National Peace Essay ContestGeneral$1,000 to $10,000Students are eligible to participate if they are in grades nine through twelve in any of the fifty states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. territories, or if they are U.S. citizens attending high school overseas. Students may be attending a public, private, or parochial school. Entries from home-schooled students are also accepted. Previous first-place state winners and immediate relatives of directors or staff of the Institute are not eligible to participate. Previous honorable mentions are eligible to enter. Students must have a contest coordinator who can review the essays and act as the key contact between participants and the Institute. We encourage students of all backgrounds and ability to participate in the contest. Each year the essay contest covers a new topic related to peace; a 1500 word essay is required. Contest opens November 1.February 1 United States Institute of Peace, National Peace Essay Contest, 1200 17th Street, NW Suite 200 Washington, DC 20036-3011, (202) 429-6063 or visit online (click on more information)
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National Press Club - Richard G. Zimmerman Journalism ScholarshipJournalism$5,000; non-renewableOpen to open to all high school seniors, regardless of gender or race. Applicants must have a 3.0 grade average who plan to attend college. Submit application form, work samples, essay, letters of recommendation, transcript, copy of FAFSA, documentation of acceptance letter from the college or university you will attend.March 1 General Manager's Office, National Press Club, 529 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20045, telephone (202) 662-7500. Also visit website (click more information).
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National Press Club - Scholarship for Journalism Diversity and Ellen Masin Persina ScholarshipJournalism$2,500; renewableOpen to minority students. Must be a high school senior, planning to pursue a career in journalism, with a GPA at least 2.75 who will bring diversity to journalism. Submit application form, work samples, essay, letters of recommendation, transcript, copy of FAFSA, documentation of acceptance letter from the college or university you will attend.March 1 National Press Club, Attention: Scholarship Department, 529 14th Street, NW, 13th Floor Washington, DC 20045, telephone (202) 662-7500. Also visit website (click more information).
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National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) Scholarship Programsengineering$500 - $10,500The society offers a variety of NSBE and Corporate-sponsored scholarship and award opportunities to our pre-college, collegiate undergraduate and graduate student, and technical professional MEMBERS. In addition to the scholarships, we also provide access to awards which acknowledge our highest achieving members, such as the Mike Shinn Distinguished Member of the Year (male and Female) Award with a cash award of $7,500, as well as the Alumni Member and Technologist of the Year. Each of these awardees also receive a Golden Torch Award from the organization. For more information on the society, membership and scholarships, visit the website.Varies, as early as December NSBE, 205 Daingerfield Road Alexandria, Virginia 22314, Phone: 703-549-2207, Fax: 703-683-5312, E-Mail: info@nsbe.org or visit online (click on more information).
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National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) Educational Foundation - Jean-Guy Béliveau, P.E. MATHCOUNTS ScholarshipEngineering, math$3,000; not renewableThe Jean-Guy Béliveau, P.E. MATHCOUNTS Scholarship is awarded annually to a high school senior who formerly participated as a competitor in the MATHCOUNTS program in middle school and who has been accepted into an ABET-accredited engineering program at a four-year college or university. Selection will based on GPA, internship or co-op experience and community involvement, recommendations, honors and awards, answers on the application. Application packets must include a completed application, a complete transcript of the high school grades, SAT and/or ACT scores, a resume or summary of internship/co-op experience(s) and involvement in other activities, and Recommendation letters from two faculty members who have taught the applicant. Letters of recommendation and copies of transcripts may be in separate envelopes but we highly recommend that they accompany the application.March 1 NSPE Educational Foundation, Jean-Guy Béliveau, P.E. MATHCOUNTS Scholarship, 1420 King Street Alexandria, VA 22314-2794 or visit online (click on more information).
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National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) Educational Foundation - Maureen L. and Howard N. Blitman, PE, Scholarship to Promote Ethnic Diversity in EngineeringEngineering$5,000 for freshman yearOpen to graduating high school seniors from an ethnic minority. Must be accepted into an ABET-accredited engineering program at a 4-year college/university. Must be a US citizen. Selection will based on GPA, internship or co-op experience and community involvement, recommendations, honors and awards, answers on the application.March 1 NSPE Educational Foundation, Maureen L. and Howard N. Blitman, PE, Scholarship to Promote Diversity in Engineering, 1420 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314-2794 or visit online (click on more information).
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National Society of Professional Surveyors - various scholarships availablesurveying, mapping, geographic information systems, and geodetic science$1,000Each year, through the National Society of Professional Surveyors Foundation, thousands of dollars in scholarships funded by a variety of individuals, companies, and organizations are made available to encourage and support college education in geospatial sciences.A completed application form. 2. Proof of student membership in NSPS (this will be checked). Applicants who are not members may go to the NSPS web site at www.nsps.us.com for more information on how to join. 3. A brief, yet complete, statement indicating educational objectives, future plans of study or research, professional activities, and financial need. 4. Three letters of recommendation (at least two from faculty members familiar with the student’s work). 5. A complete original official transcript The scholarships fall in four eligibility categories.March 15 NSPS,Attn: Scholarships, 5119 Pegasus Court, Suite Q, Frederick, MD 21704; 240-439-4615; ext 105; fax 240-439-4952; trisha.milburn@nsps.us.com or visit online (click on more information)
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National Society of Sons of the American Revolution (NSSAR) - George S. and Stella M. Knight Essay ContestGeneralUp to $2,000Must be a high school sophomore, junior or senior who is a US citizen or legal alien. Must enter contest through a local chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR). Must submit an essay dealing with an event, person, philosophy, or ideal associated with the American Revolution, the Declaration of Independence, or the framing of the US constitution. Essay will be judged for historical accuracy, clarity of thought, organization and proven topic, grammar and spelling, and documentation. Contests start at local or state level, and progress through national level. Check website for local and state informationDecember. Check website for local and state information. National website has contact information for all state contests (click on more information).
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National Society of Sons of the American Revolution (NSSAR) - The Joseph S. Rumbaugh Historical Oration ContestGeneral; speech, oratory$1,000 to $3,000; plus medalThe Joseph S. Rumbaugh Historical Oration Contest is open to all students attending home schools, public, parochial, or private high schools who are in their freshman, sophomore, junior or senior (grades 9 through 12) year of study, within the jurisdiction of the sponsoring state society or district. Must enter contest through a local chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR). 3.The oration must be original of not less than five minutes or more than six minutes. The subject shall deal with an event, personality, or document pertaining to the Revolutionary War and show a relationship to America today. The oration must be essentially the same as the submitted manuscript. Notes and props (including military uniforms) may not be used in the presentation. Contests start at local or state level, and progress through national level. Check website for local and state information.Spring. Check website for local and state information. National website has contact information for all state contests (click on more information).
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National World War II Museum Online Essay ContestGeneral$100 to $500Required to write an essay on a topic related toWorld War II. Recent topic was: ""What WWII invention or innovation has had the greatest impact on YOUR life?" Open to middle and high school students. See website in January for new information and new topic.March 31 The National Dday Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA, Phone: 504-528-1944, Fax: 504-527-6088, info@nationalww2museum.org or visit online (click on more information)
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Navy ScholarshipsGeneral; military obligation follows graduation, Civil engineering, Nursing, Nuclear,Varies; cover tuition, academic fees and most books.For US citizens. Selections are based on SAT or ACT scores or be in top 10% of your class, recommendations, extracurricular activities, leadership, interview, physical condition. Take SAT or ACT no later than October of senior year, preferably in June of junior year. Apply before Oct. 31.October For more information, contact: Chief of Naval Education and Training, 1-800-NAV-ROTC, or visit online (click more information)
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NC A&T State University - various scholarships availableGeneral; agriculture, environmental sciences, arts and sciences, business, economics, education, engineering, technology, nursingUp to full tuitionVaries; Selections are based on academic merit and financial need. Must have GPA of at least 3.0 and SAT at least 1000. There is no application process for new students, freshman, or Transfer students to apply for university scholarships. However new students only need to complete the admission process and be granted admission to the university. The Admissions Office will initiate the scholarship process by referring the names of all new students that have been admitted and who also meet the scholarship requirements to their respective Deans Office and the University Scholarship Office for further scholarship consideration. All interested students are encouraged to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Many departments offer scholarships as well. See website for departmental contact information.December 1 for some NC A&T, Attention: Scholarship Office, 1601 East Market Street, Greensboro, NC 27411 , telephone 1-800-443-0835 or email scholars@ncat.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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NC Alpha Delta Kappa Student Achievement Scholarshipgeneral, service, leadershipUnavailableGraduating seniors of a North Carolina high school pursuing a degree at a school of higher learning. Applicants must have a weighted GPA of 2.5 to 3.5 and an SAT score (including Math, Verbal, and Writing) in the range of 1344-1560 OR an ACT composite score between 20 and 24. Applicants are also judged based on their service to school, community, and church, as well as their integrity and leadership potential. Application available online - check for updated due date.February 1 Ms. Becky Meyst, Chair, 2010-12, North Carolina Alpha Delta Kappa Scholarship Committee, beckymeyst@adkmail.com, NCCF, Attn: ADK Achievement Scholarship, 4601 Six Forks Road, Suite 524 Raleigh, NC 27609 or visit online (click on more information)
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NC Central University - various scholarships availableGeneral, criminal justice, athletics, business, human sciences, English, nursing, psychology, mass communication, biology, art, geography, earth science, modern foreign language, mathematics, computer science, physicsUp to full tuitionVaries; Selection is based on academic achievement, GPA, SAT scores. Separate applications required for many awards.Varies NC Central University, Scholarships and Student Aid Office, PO Box 19496, Shepard Station, Durham, NC 27707, telephone (919) 530-6180 or email ssa@nccu.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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NC Division of Veterans Affairs - Scholarships for Children of disabled, deceased, combat or POW/MIA war veteransGeneralUp to full tuition, certain fees and a reasonable room and board allowance in NC-owned institutions, or $1,500 to $4,500 per academic year in private institutions.Open to children of disabled, deceased, combat, or POW/MIA war veterans. Veteran parent must have been a resident of NC when he/she entered military service or child must be a lifelong resident of NC. See website for local contacts. Website does not have specific information on scholarships. Must call lcal contact.March See website for list of district offices. (Click on more information). The Mecklenburg County Veterans Service Office, telephone (704) 336-2102 or District Office, NC Division of Veterans Affairs, 5500 Executive Center Drive, Suite 205, Charlotte, NC 28212, telephone (704) 563-2037.
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NC Legislative Tuition Grant Program (NCLTG) - North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority (NCSEAA)General$1,850 for full-time studentsThe North Carolina Legislative Tuition Grant Program was designed to assist residents wishing to attend a North Carolina independent, nonprofit institution on a full-time or part-time basis. Applicant must meet the following eligibility requirements: Be eligible for in-state tuition rates; Be enrolled as a full-time or part-time undergraduate in a degree-granting program at an eligible independent, nonprofit institution in North Carolina; Not be enrolled in a program of study designed primarily for career preparation in a religious vocation; Be certified as eligible under NCLTG rules. The program is not based on financial need. Applications are available from the financial aid offices of the eligible independent nonprofit institutions in North Carolina.Unavailable Click on more information
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NC State Kenan FellowsScience$13,000 stipend for the 2 year fellowship and a leptop throughout the fellowship.Admission into NC State. Go to www.kenanfellows.org for more info.January 29, 2010 
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NC State University - various scholarships availableGeneral; agriculture, life sciences, design, education, engineering, humanities, social science, management, natural resources, physical science, mathematics, textilesUp to full tuitionVaries; Selection is based on academic achievement, GPA, SAT scores. The Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid offers a limited number of competitive scholarships for entering freshmen in an effort to recognize and encourage exceptional academic ability and talent. To be considered, students must apply for admission by November 1. For top scholarships, students must be endorsed by counselor by OCTOBER 1. Some academic scholarships also require that students demonstrate financial need. All students who apply for admission by November 1 and apply for financial aid by submitting the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by March 1 will automatically be considered for need-based academic scholarships. In addition college/departmental, employer-sponsored, endowed and minority scholarships available. See website for details and deadlines for these awards.Oct 1 or later NC State University, Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid, PO Box 7302, Raleigh, NC 27695-7302, telephone (919) 515-2421 or visit online (click on more information).
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NC State University -Chancellor's Leadership ScholarshipGeneralUp to full tuitionCriteria for selection for the Chancellor's Leadership Scholarship include leadership potential, academic achievement, personal talents, unique work or service experience, financial need, overcoming personal adversity, and the candidate's understanding and appreciation of diversity. Only entering freshmen are eligible to apply for this award. Applications from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged. Recipients for this award must be citizens or lawful permanent residents of the United States, must be admitted into an undergraduate degree program at NC State University, and must present evidence of financial need as well as achievement and promise in both leadership and scholarship. Chancellor's Leadership Scholarship applicants must demonstrate a significant level of financial need, as demonstrated by the FAFSA, in order to receive the scholarship. Students must APPLY FOR ADMISSION by February 1. Scholarship application available online February 1. Scholarship application and FAFSA must be submitted by March 1.Feb 1. admissions, March 1 for scholarship NC State University, Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid, PO Box 7302, Raleigh, NC 27695-7302, telephone (919) 515-2421 or visit online (click on more information).
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NC Teaching Fellows-NOT AVAILABLE FOR 2012-13 APPLICANTSEducation$6,500; renewable for 4 years for 500 high school seniors who agree to teach for four years in NC public schools after graduationOpen to NC only graduating seniors with solid academics and scores, school and community activities, leadership, commitment to career in public schools. Application, references, Sat/ACT scores and transcript required. Applicants must apply to, and be accepted by, the college of their choice offering the Teaching Fellows Program. (See website for list of participating institutions.)NOT available See your high school scholarship coordinator or contact NC Teaching Fellows Program, 3739 National Drive, Suite 100, Raleigh, NC 27612, (919) 781-6833 or email tfellows@ncforum.org, or visit website (click on more information)
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New Mexico State University - Out-of-State Competitive ScholarshipGeneral; HispanicTuition reduced to in-state rate plus $200; renewableNMSU Scholar Dollar$ online general scholarship application required. Eligibility Requirements: Non-N.M. resident, Admitted to Las Cruces campus by March 1, Enrolled in 15 new credit hours at the Las Cruces campus, Seeking a Bachelor Degree, Freshman: 3.5 GPA & 23 ACT or 3.0 GPA & 26 ACT. Other scholarships available to non-residents include National Merit Finalists and Semi-Finalists, and National Hispanic Scholars.March 1 (admitted by) NMSU Financial Aid and Scholarship Services, Educational Services Building, MSC 5100 / P.O. Box 30001, Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001, Toll Free 877 278-8586, Scholarships 575 646-4597, Fax 575 646-7381, finaid@nmsu.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Norah Morris Memorial Scholarship EndowmentGeneral, equestrianUnavailableAn individual entering college or continuing college education who has participated in equestrian activity. Current application and due dates available online in February on website.April 30 Ms. Susan Gaines, NCHJA, sgaines111@gmail.com, 2325 Woodrow Drive, Raleigh, NC 27609 or visit online (click on more information)
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Nordstrom Scholarship ProgramGeneral; JUNIOR$2,500 a year for 4 yearsThe Nordstrom Scholarship recognizes students across the country for their exceptional scholastic achievement and community involvement. The Nordstrom Scholarship is open to high school JUNIORs who: Live and attend school in one of the participating 30 states where Nordstrom currently has a full-line store. Have at least a 2.7 GPA (based on a 4.0 scale) throughout high school. Volunteer or participate in community services or extracurricular activities. Plan on attending an accredited four-year college or university during the four years over which the scholarship is distributed. Plan on applying for financial assistance in order to attend college. Store locations can be found on the website. New application available online in January.Unavailable; check in January Ellen Greene, Nordstrom Scholarship Program Manager, at 206.373.4550 or nordscholar@nordstrom.com, Corporate Offices: Nordstrom Direct Inquiries, 1700 Seventh Avenue, Suite 300, Seattle, WA 98101 or visit online (click for more information)
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Norfolk State University - several scholarships availableGeneral, ethnic, accounting, architecture, building construction, biology, business, chemistry, education, fine arts, history, English, music, nursing, physics, mathematics, science, engineering, sociology, technology, tourism and hospitality, athleticsVariesThe scholarship guide and application are updated online in January each year. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of financial need and merit, (academic achievement and other characteristics). Most require a scholarship application, including a personal statement about background, motivation and goals, completed FAFSA application, high school transcript with SAT or ACT scores, and recommendation. Applicants should obtain scholarship applications from the contact person/department listed in the scholarship guide, available in January. FAFSA due by March 15 to be eligible for any scholarships. Phone Financial Aid Office: 757-823-8381.FAFSA by March 15; varies for scholarships NSU Financial Aid, 700 Park Avenue, Norfolk, Virginia 23504, Phone 757-823-8381. Financial Aid Toll Free - 800-365-5517, Financial Aid Fax - 757.823.9059, Last Names beginning with A - L dlblount@nsu.edu Last Names beginning with M - Z pmouser@nsu.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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North Carolina American Water Works Association and the North Carolina Water Environment Association (NC AWWA-WEA)Environmental Sciences or Environmental Engineering$1,000 for 4-yearThe NC AWWA-WEA) offer scholarships to encourage interest in environmental education. The Public Education Committee will award scholarships annually to four-year university students and community college students. More scholarships are under development for students at different levels. Visit the website listed for more information as it becomes available.April 1 Exec Director: Lindsay Roberts, NC AWWA-WEA, 3725 National Drive, Suite 217, Raleigh, NC 27612 T (919) 784-9030, F (919) 784-9032, or George Simon, George.Simon@mwhglobal.com or visit online (click on more information)
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North Carolina American Water Works Association and the North Carolina Water Environment Association (NC AWWA-WEA)- Carol Bond ScholarshipEnvironmental Education Technology program; Water or Wastewater Sciences, Water Resources Management$500 for community collegeThe Carol Bond Memorial Scholarship was created by the NC AWWA-WEA in cooperation with employees of the City of Raleigh, NC. This scholarship is to commemorate the late Carol Bond and her life-long devotion to environmental education. The applicant must be either a high school senior accepted for enrollment or a current community college student enrolled at a North Carolina community college. The applicant must be pursuing a degree in Environmental Science Technology program; Water or Wastewater Sciences or Water Resources Management concentrations. Applicant shall be a U.S. citizen. Applicants must submit the following items in one package to NC AWWA-WEA: Official application form. Official letter of community college acceptance or current college enrollment status (1 copy). Two letters of recommendation from professors, employers, or academic advisor. Each letter shall be limited to one page and shall be submitted in a sealed envelope with referee’s signature on the flap. Typed or legibly written essay (500-750 words) that discusses why you should be a scholarship recipient. Check back on website in January for the new application.June 1 NC AWWA-WEA, 3725 National Drive, Suite 217, Raleigh, NC 27612, T (919) 784-9030, F (919) 784-9032, or George Simon, Jr., MWH Global, Phone: (704) 552-3886, Email: george.simon@mwhglobal.com or visit online (click on more information).
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North Carolina Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NCASFAA) - Middle School Enrichment ScholarshipGeneral; middle school; needs-based$1,000 for summer enrich-ment program; 6 availableOpen to middle school students in North Carolina who are at least 13 years old and are currently receiving free or reduced lunches. This is a program to encourage these students to begin considering a college education after high school by attending a summer enrichment program at a North Carolina college or university. Examples are Duke Youth's Writers Camp, UNC-Charlotte General Hugh Shelton Leadership Camp, UNC-Greensboro Arts & Science Camp, etc.December 1 Amy Denton, Committee Chair, College Foundation of North Carolina, 252-402-6157, adenton@cfi.org or visit online (click more information).
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North Carolina Child Support Council - Bob R. McGuire Memorial ScholarshipGeneral$1,000Open to NC residents. At least 1 parent must be a member of the NC Child Support Council or client of the program. Must be accepted to 2-year or 4-year college in NC, submit copy of acceptance letter; have at least 2.0 GPA, extracurricular activities, financial need. Information available on website in January.April Visit NC Child Support Council online (click on more information). Information will be available online starting January. You can also contact Durham County CSE, PO Box 810, Durham, NC 27702, telephone (919) 560-8910, or your guidance counselor.
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North Carolina Community Foundation (NCCF) - Various scholarshipsGeneral, variesVariesThe North Carolina Community Foundation offers many scholarships to students in NC; some state-wide and some county-specific. Applications must be received at the locations listed by the dates posted; these are not postmark deadlines. If you are applying for more than one NCCF scholarship, you must submit a separate application to each scholarship committee at the address posted for the scholarship. Scholarship applications are available in PDF format. The NCCF Standard Scholarship Application, used by many (but not all) of these scholarships can be filled out on your computer and saved using Adobe Reader. The NCCF scholarship application cycle begins each year in February.varies; mid-Feb. to early June NCCF, 4601 Six Forks Road, Suite 524, Raleigh, NC 27609 T 919.828.4387 F 919.828.5495, Leslie Ann Jackson, Program Associate, at lajackson@nccommunityfoundation.org. or visit online (click on more information)
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North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) ScholarshipsEducationVariesVaries. Several scholarship programs are available in North Carolina to assist those who wish to enter the teaching field. Listed on the website is some information with a brief description and links to the appropriate content and contacts. Information on eligibility, requirements and how to apply can be found by following the link for each program. If after viewing this information you have questions, please contact the agency responsible for administering the particular scholarship(s)) in which you are interested.Varies Visit online (click more information) or telephone (919) 807-3300
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North Carolina Hospitality Education Foundation - several scholarships availableCulinary Arts, Hospitality Management or Tourism$750; renewable at higher rate - $1,500; must reapply each yearOpen to graduating seniors (one available for juniors) who will enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two or four-year college or university or vocational-technical school in North Carolina. Must be a North Carolina resident and plan to study Culinary Arts, Hospitality Management or Tourism. Applications available in October. Other scholarships listed on website.Unavailable until October; probably January 18 Alyssa Barkley, telephone (800)582-8750 or visit online (click more information).
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North Carolina JCI Senate Scholarship and Kyle Byrd Memorial ScholarshipGeneral$500 to $1,000Open to graduating high school seniors who plan to continue their education at accredited post-secondary colleges, universities or vocational schools. Submit application and reference letters. Scholarships granted on local or state level. The NC JCI Senate will once again be offering the Kyle Byrd Memorial Scholarship. The NC JCI Senate will award at least (2) scholarships to deserving N. C. students. In addition, the NC JCI Senate will submit (2) entries to the US JCI Senate to be eligible for multiple scholarships offered nationally. (Note: NC winners and NC representatives to national may or may not be the same recipients. Due to technical difficulties, NC scholarship information is NOT on the website; please email contact below for a copy of the application.December 10 f Marylou Harris, North Carolina JCI Senate, 3300 Pleasant Plains Rd. Apex, NC 27502, mlharris45860@bellsouth.net or 919-387-0611 or visit online (Click on more information)
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North Carolina National Teenager Scholarship OrganizationGeneralvariesSeeking young women who are driven, successful, and high achievingJanuary 27, 2010 
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North Carolina State USBC Association, Inc. Youth ScholarshipBowling$1,500Eligibility: 1) Any senior student in a North Carolina high school prior to the age of 22 (as of February 28), 2) must be a current member of the NCS USBCA and bowling in a certified USBC North Carolina youth league, 3) files a completed application with the Association Manager of the NCS USBCA. Application must be postmarked no later than February 28, 4) The applicant must have an unimpaired amateur standing in bowling and 5) must have a grade point average at the school with exceptions of admissions to a recognized institution.March 1, 2010 Please send completed applications, transcripts and letters of recommendation to: Tom McBride Association Manager, NCS USBCA, Inc. 2701 Hampton Meadows Lane Cramerton, NC 280-32-1450
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North Georgia College and State UniversityGeneral, athletic, military, educationVariesNGCSU Academic Scholarships are automatically awarded based on evaluation of the admissions application and ongoing academic performance. For Leadership scholarship: High School Average of B or higher in College-Preparatory (CPC) Courses, SAT Score of 1010 or higher, Demonstrated leadership in high school/college and community activities, Recommendations: One from a high school counselor and one from another high school official. See website for information on cadet, athletic and school of education scholarships.Varies Office of Undergraduate Admissions, North Georgia College & State University, Dahlonega, GA 30597, 706 -864-1800 or admissions@northgeorgia.edu or 800-498-9581 or visit online (click on more information)
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Northern Arizona University- several scholarships availableGeneral; varies, artVariesNew freshmen are automatically considered for some academic scholarships once they are accepted to Northern Arizona University. Scholarships are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis once you have been offered admission, so make sure you apply for admission as early as possible. Scholarships are awarded based on academic merit, financial need, athletic, or artistic talent. Some have specific requirements or conditions that must be met, and many awards are renewable each year. Some available for non-residents. A Scholarship Interest Form allows us to search additional scholarships on your behalf. We recommend that you complete the form at nau.edu/scholarships by March. On our website, you can also get a list of scholarships and find links to additional awards from outside the university.Varies Northern Arizona University, Office of Student Financial Aid, P. O. Box 4108, Flagstaff, AZ 86011 Phone: (928) 523-4951, Fax: (928) 523-1551, E-mail: Financial.Aid@nau.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Officer Bernard F. Parson Memorial Scholarship at UT-DallasGeneral$500The Bernard F. Parson Scholarship is open to all students who have been accepted and enrolled. The award will give primary consideration to the applicant's scores on standardized tests and scholastic records, and secondary consideration to such factors as: Achievements in work experiences, Community service Extracurricular activities; leadership, Surmounting obstacles to the further pursuit of higher education Socioeconomic background, Educational level, Status as a first generation college student. Applications are available at the UTD Financial Aid Office located in: McDermott Library (MC1.304)Unavailable UT-Dallas, Office of Financial Aid, MC 12, 800 West Campbell Road, Richardson, TX 75080-3021, 972-883-2941, 972-883-2947, financial-aid@utdallas.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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Oglethorpe University - various scholarships availableGeneral, music, drama, literature, history, Christian leadership and service; ShakespeareVaries; up to full tuition, plus other fees; renewableScholarships can be found through Admissions and Financial aid departments, and include academic, endowed and specific department scholarships. Oglethorpe offers several merit-based scholarships, as well as information on other scholarships and programs for the traditional undergraduate student, including one for community service, drama, music, interest in Shakespeare, and a Christian scholarship. More information can be found in our Undergraduate Financial Aid section. Students meeting the requirements for an Oglethorpe Scholars Award are considered for such based on their admission application. Students applying for an Oglethorpe Christian Scholarship must complete the appropriate scholarship application, which may be obtained from the Admission Office.December 5 for early action admissions; rolling for others Oglethorpe University, 4484 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30319, 404.261.1441 or 1.800.428.4484 or visit online (click on more information)
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Oh! The Places You'll Go College Scholarship ProgramGeneral; art$10,000For 2012 the scholarship program will be an art competition. Applicants must be 12th-grade high school students graduating this coming spring, age 21 years or under. (Family members, employees of Bertelsmann, Random House, Inc., or its subsidiaries, divisions or affiliates are ineligible.) ALL ENTRIES MUST BE ORIGINAL WORKS. NO PLAGIARISM; NO COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT See website for more specific information in early November. If the link under More Information does not work, try ohtheplaces.orgJanuary 15 Random House Children's Books, 1745 Broadway, Mail-Drop 10-3, New York, NY 10019, (212) 782-9000 or visit online (click on more information)
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Oklahoma State University- National Achievement FinalistsGeneralp to full tuition (estimated $5375 for OK residents and $14175 for Nonresidents) plus $2,500, per year cash for room and board and expenses; renewableOklahoma State University offers a very competitive scholarship package to African American students designated as National Achievement Finalists by The National Merit Scholarship Corporation's National Achievement Scholarship Program. All freshmen who apply for admission/scholarships at OSU, and who are designated as National Achievement Finalists are guaranteed cash and tuition scholarships; available for resident and non-resident National Merit Scholars. Click on Guide to Scholarships on the website.February 1 Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid, 119 Student Union, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater OK 74078, 405-744-6604, Email: finaid@okstate.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Oklahoma State University- National Hispanic Scholars at OSUGeneralUp to full tuition (estimated $5375 for OK residents and $14175 for Nonresidents) plus $2,500, per year cash for room and board and expenses; renewableOSU offers a very competitive scholarship package to students designated as National Hispanic Scholars by The College Board's National Hispanic Recognition Program. All freshmen who apply for admission/ scholarships at OSU, and who are designated as National Hispanic Scholars are guaranteed the cash and tuition scholarships.February 1 Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid, 119 Student Union, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater OK 74078, 405-744-6604, Email: finaid@okstate.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Oklahoma State University- National Merit ScholarsGeneralFull tuition scholarship (estimated $ $55,500 over 4 years for OK residents and $112,300 for Nonresidents over 4 yearsOSU offers very attractive financial assistance opportunities for National Merit Scholars who select OSU as their first choice school with the National Merit Scholarship Corporation, apply for scholarships at OSU, and apply for the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education (OSRHE) Academic Scholars Program; available for resident and non-resident National Merit Scholars. Click on Guide to Scholarships on the website.February 1 Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid, 119 Student Union, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater OK 74078, 405-744-6604, Email: finaid@okstate.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Oklahoma State University- several scholarships availableGeneral; Engineering, Social and natural sciences, liberal arts, Human Environmental Sciences, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Education, Communications, Horticulture and Landscape, Architecture, Forestry, Plant and Soil Sciences, English, etc.varies; up to full tuition and fees; some renewableCash and tuition scholarships are based primarily on academic achievement, potential and/or leadership activities and community service. Several scholarships available based on academic achievement and test scores -- some for all applicants; some for resident and others for non-resident high achievers. The website listed below has links to many scholarship opportunities. To apply for scholarships, complete the combined application for admission and scholarships. In addition, there are departmental and college scholarships available - contact the department, college, or office that offers that scholarship.February 1, priority deadline Oklahoma State University,119 Student Union, Stillwater, OK 74078-5061, Email: finaid@okstate.edu, Phone: (405)744-6604 or visit online (click on more information)
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Oral Roberts University - Premier and Merit scholarships availableGeneral; leadership$1,500 to 100% tuition; renewableORU is pleased to recognize academic achievement by awarding Premier Merit Scholarships and Merit Awards to its incoming freshman class. These awards are based upon your highest ACT and/or SAT test scores along with your current or expected high school GPA (on a 4.0 scale). Our online scholarship calculator will help to determine your eligibility. Merit awards are automatically awarded upon acceptance to the university, but the Premier Merit Scholarships are awarded based on broader criteria. Please see website for the various options. Whole Person and Honors Program have separate application.various dates Oral Roberts University, Main Campus, 7777 South Lewis Avenue, Tulsa, OK 74171, 918.495.6161, Financial Aid Office 918.495.6510 finaid@oru.edu
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Oral Roberts University - Whole Person ScholarshipGeneralVaries, up to $20,000 per yearThe Whole Person Scholarship has been established to recognize students who demonstrate the following: Christian Worldview, Lifestyle of Service, Academic Achievement, Leadership Ability, Vision to Make a Life-Changing Impact on Others, Healthy Lifestyle. Apply by submitting the free online application online. Must be nominated to participate. Submit your high school transcript. Submit your ACT or SAT test score. Participate in a Whole Person event to replace and enhance your merit scholarship with a Whole Person Scholarship.various dates; earliest Oct 17 Oral Roberts Admissions, 7777 South Lewis Avenue, Tulsa, OK 74171, 918.495.6161, Financial Aid Office 918.495.6510 finaid@oru.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Oregon Institute of Technology - several scholarships availableGeneral, Engineering Technology, Geomatics, Renewable Energy Engineering, athletic, leadership and diversityAcademic scholarships are awarded only to new, fully admitted OIT students. If you meet the criteria listed above, all you need to do is apply for admission to OIT and be accepted by February 1 for enrollment in the following academic year. You must meet all admission requirements in order to qualify. Other scholarships include Engineering Honors scholarships, Leadership and Diversity scholarship (requires additional scholarship application), and Oregon Tech Foundation scholarship. Athletic scholarships are offered for every varsity sport at Oregon Tech. Availability of scholarship funds varies for each sport. Scholarship recipients are recommended by the coach based on the availability of funds and needs of the specific program. Oregon Tech is a highly competitive program. Please contact the specific sports coach to discuss your participation and scholarship opportunities. Updated information will be available on website in December.March 1 for most Main campus: Oregon Institute of Technology, 3201 Campus Drive, Klamath Falls, OR 97601, Toll Free: 1-800-422-2017, ext. 1, Email: oit@oit.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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Paine CollegeGeneral, education, military dependentUnavailableThe list of awards is revised every year, according to the funds that are made available. You must read the criteria for each award and make sure you fit the requirements before you apply for it. You will see only those awards for which you might be qualified. You will be asked to write a number of 1-paragraph answers for a series of questions that are specifically aligned with the criteria for many of the awards. You will be required to write one 1-page essay that will ask you about your plans for the future. You will find the directions for submitting your application on the application itself. Follow those directions to make sure the Committee receives your application. There are several awards designated for graduating seniors. In addition, Presidential Scholars are eligible for many of the awards. Therefore, all students are urged to apply for scholarships, honors, and awards. Check back on website for new application.February 15 Paine College, 1235 Fifteenth Street, Augusta, GA 30901, Ms. Carole Overton, the Chair of the Committee on Scholarships, Honors, and Awards, 706-821-8250 or coverton@paine.edu for more information. or visit online (click on more information)
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Paine College-Fort Gordon ProgramGeneral, education, military dependent$500 to $4,000/ yearThree scholarships listed: The Fort Gordon Service Club of Fort Gordon will award merit scholarships for graduating seniors in good standing at an accredited high school in the CSRA and a military dependent with a valid ID card, to assist them in their first year of education at an accredited university, college, or vocational/technical school. Applicants will be evaluated on academic standing, trade aptitude, citizenship, character, participation in school and community activities, and the stated desire and sincerity for further education. The Fort Gordon Service Club of Fort Gordon will award a continuing education scholarship for one (1) year of schooling to a deserving military family member. This award will assist them in their continuing education at an accredited university, college, or vocational/technical school. The Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) grant program that provides assistance to students who intend to teach in a public or private elementary or secondary school that serves students from low-income families. See website for applications.Unavailable Paine College, 1235 Fifteenth Street, Augusta, GA 30901, Phone: (706) 821-8200 or 1-800-476-7703 Email: paineftgordon@charterinternet.com, Phone: (706) 793-2030 or (706) 791-7979, call Bess Corriveau at 706-421-5780 or visit online (click on more information)
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Patient Advocate Foundation’s (PAF) Scholarships for Cancer of Other Life-threatening Disease Survivors ProgramGeneral$3,000Applicant must be under the age of 25 and a survivor/current patient of a diagnosis of cancer or a critical or life threatening disease. Requires completed scholarship application, essay on how diagnosis has impacted their lives and their future goals, be accepted to college, university, or vocational-technical school planning to attend full-time, medical documentation, letters of recommendation, grades transcript, and demonstrate financial need. This year's application and due date should be available after October 1.March 29 700 Thimble Shoals Blvd, Suite 200, Newport News, VA 23606, Ruth Anne Reed, Vice President of Human Resource Programs and Scholarship Coordinator, scholarship@patientadvocate.org, or 1-800-532-5274 or visit online (click on more information)
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Payback Motorcycle ClubGeneral$500Must be a 12th grade African American male planning on furthering their education. Must write a 200-500 word essay that discusses why you think it is important to get a good education. Turn into your school counselor.March 1, 2010 See your school counselor or go to www.paybackmc.com/scholarship.pdf for an application.
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Pete and Martha Coble Scholarship FundGeneral$1,000 per year for four yearsAvailable to SAHS seniors who are residents of or a descendant of a long term resident of the Mt. Hermon United Methodist Church community; Applicants must be planning to attend ASU, ECU, NCSU, UNC-A, UNC-CH, UNC-Charlotte, UNC-G, or UNC-W; selection is based on academic record, extracurricular activities, and financial needApril  
Peter S. Slomianyj Scholarship Fund (For Subway employees/dependents)General$1,000 to $2,500Subway employees or children of Subway employees who have worked at least 1,000 hours over the last 12 months. Students must have a 2.0 GPA in high school or a 2.5 GPA in college. Requires application, essay, transcript and references. Current application and due dates available online in February on website.April 15 NCCF, 4601 Six Forks Road, Suite 524, Raleigh, NC 27609 T 919.828.4387 F 919.828.5495, Leslie Ann Jackson, Program Associate, at lajackson@nccommunityfoundation.org. or visit online (click on more information)
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Phi Beta Kappa Alpha ScholarshipGeneral$500For ABSS seniors who will attend UNC-Chapel Hill in the fall; selection is based on high academic achievement, evidence of intellectual curiosity and excellence, and motivation in academic pursuitsApril  
Pi Omicron Omega Chapter High School ScholarshipGeneral$500 up to $1,000For students who will continue their education at a four or two year college; Achievement in academics, leadership and participation in extraucrricular activities, character, and financial aid will be considered; Priority will be given to African-American students.May  
Piedmont Electric Membership CorporationGeneral$500Senior must be planning on continuing his/her education at a higher education institute. Parent must be a memeber of the Piedmont Electric Membership Corporation. Student must have a least a 3.0 GPAMarch 31, 2009 Application can be obtained from your School Counselor, on-line at www.pemc.org or by contacting Rachel Hawkins at 919-644-3402 or rachel.hawkins@pemc.org
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Point University (formerly Atlanta Christian College)General; leadership, Christian characterUp to $7,500Point awards a number of merit-based scholarships each year. These are typically awarded based on academic or leadership ability and Christian character. Candidates must have at least a 3.0 GPA and have achieved 900 + on the SAT (math and critical reading score) ior 20 on ACT. )Students must maintain good standing with the College in order to keep their scholarships. To be considered, fill out the scholarship application form included in your application for admission.FAFSA after Jan 1; August 1 of enrollment year Point University, Admission Office, 2605 Ben Hill Road, East Point, GA 30344, Phone: 404-460-2482 Toll-free: 1-855-37-POINT, sfs@point.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Prescott College - several scholarships availableVary; veterans, teaching, women, Native-AmericanVaryInstitutional and outside scholarships available with varying criteria and eligibility requirements, including academic excellence, merit, veterans, teaching, women, Native-American scholarship opportunities, need-based awards, and more. See website for more information.Varies Prescott College Financial Aid, 220 Grove Avenue, Prescott, AZ 86301, Toll free: 877-350-2100, opt. 2, Local: 928-350-1111, Fax: 928-776-5225, E-mail: finaid@prescott.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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Prudential Spirit of Community AwardCommunity Service$1,000 - $5,000 and/or an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, DCBe a student in grades 5-12, who has engaged in a volunteer or self-initiated community service activity performed at least partly during the last 12 months; submit completed application (available online) to participating school principal or the head of one of the officially designated local organizations.November 1 to your principal Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, 751 Broad St., 16th Floor, Newark NJ 07102, call (877) 525-8491 or email spirit@prudential.com or visit online (click on more information)
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Queens University of Charlotte - various scholarships availableVaries; education, music, drama, art, ministerial, athletic, communicationsUp to full tuition, for 4 yearsOpen to US citizens; selection is based on GPA, leadership, citizenship, and scholarship. Specific requirements for each award can be found on the website.December 13 for one; others unavailable Queens University of Charlotte, Office of Admissions, 1900 Selwyn Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28274 (704) 337-2212. Also visit online (click on more information) or email admissions@queens.edu
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Rachel Braxton Andrew ScholarshipFamily and Consumer Sciences or Construction Technology$500Provided to a deserving SAHS senior; Scholarship can be applied to a two or four year college programApril  
Ray Coon Memorial ScholarshipEducation; General$500 up to $1,000Provided by the Mt. View Ruritan Club for two SAHS seniors; Applicants must be graduates of Alexander Wilson or E.M.Holt Elementary Schools; The first scholarship is given to a senior who is planning to enter the teaching field; the second scholarship is not sensitive to an area of studyMarch  
Reinhardt College - several scholarships availableGeneral; Art, Music, Athletic; Methodist, Hispanic or Latino$500 up to full tuitionReinhardt's scholarship and grant programs help a wide range of main campus students. Funds are awarded each year to qualified students who excel in academics, art, music, leadership, and athletics and to students who have demonstrated an enthusiasm for learning and need financial assistance. Contact the Office of Admissions for more information or see website. Accepted freshmen applicants to Reinhardt University are automatically considered for general merit scholarships. Others require applications. Other scholarships are also available from specific departments.various Reinhardt College, 7300 Reinhardt College Circle, Waleska, GA 30183-2981, (770)720-5600 - fax (770)720-5602 Office of Admissions 770-720-5526 or visit online (click on more information)
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Rice University- Various merit-based scholarships availableGeneral, research, foreign nationals, engineering; leadership, community involvement$1,000 to $20,800; renewable All admitted freshman applicants are automatically considered for merit-based scholarships, with no separate application forms or interviews necessary. The admission office notifies scholarship winners at the time of admission. Merit-based award recipients generally distinguish themselves scholastically and personally within our highly competitive group of admitted students. Other students should check with their department for Rice scholarship availability.same as application deadlines, Nov. 1 or Jan 2. Rice University, Admission Office-MS 17, P.O. Box 1892, Houston, TX 77251-1892, 1-713-348-RICE (7423) 1-800-527-OWLS (6957), Email: admi@rice.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Rick Palmer Memorial Scholarship FundEastern Alamance High School student-athlete$1,000To be eligible for consideration, the applicant must have earned a varsity athlete letter during his/her senior year. The award will be made on the basis of academic achievement, athletic achievement, extra-curricular/community activities, and financial need.Applications are due to Mrs. Hooker-Rudd by April 20, 2009 Applications are available in Guidance 
Ricky Sims MemorialWilliams High School athlete$1000 renewable Participation in at least one varsity sport, academics, leadership, financial needApril 20  
Robbie Lashley MemorialFootball player at Williams High SchoolFootball player who is selected by the football staff, usually someone with financial needs, integrity and characterApril 10  
Robert C. Byrd Honors ScholarshipGeneralApprox. $1,500Must be current senior planning on enrolling fill-time at an accredited institution of higher learning for the 2010-2011 school year. Must be a US Citizen. Min. GPA is 3.5 and must have combined SAT of 1875. February 19, 2010 See your school counselor for application information.
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Ron Brown Scholar ProgramGeneral; African American$10,000, annually for 4 yearsOpen to African American high school seniors. Must be US Citizens or Permanent residents. Applicants must have excelled academically, exemplified exceptional leadership potential, made an impact on their communities through service to others, and demonstrated financial need. Must be used for accredited 4-year college or university in US.November 1 to be eligible for all scholarship programs also, or January 9 for this program only. Ms. Fran Hardey, Executive Assistant, Ron Brown Scholar Program, 1160 Pepsi Place, Suite 206, Charlottesville, VA 22901, telephone (434) 964-1588, fax (434) 964-1589. Visit online (click on more information).
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Ronald McDonald House CharitiesASIA- Asian Students Increasing AchievementMinimum of $1,000Must have at least one parent of Asian-Pacific heritage. Must be eliigible to attend at two or four year college or university or a vocational/technical school with a complete course of study. Applicants may only apply for one RMHC scholaship program.February 16, 2009 See your school counselor for application information.
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Ronald McDonald House CharitiesAfrican American Future AchieversMinimum $1,000Must have at least one parent of African American or Black Caribbean heritage. Must be eliigible to attend at two or four year college or university or a vocational/technical school with a complete course of study. Applicants may only apply for one RMHC scholaship program. February 16, 2009 See your school counselor for application information.
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Ronald McDonald House CharitiesHACER -Hispanic American Commitment to EducationMinimum $1,000Must have at least one parent of Hispanic heritage. Must be eliigible to attend at two or four year college or university or a vocational/technical school with a complete course of study. Applicants may only apply for one RMHC scholaship program. February 16, 2009 See your school counselor for application information.
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Ronald McDonald House CharitiesRMHC ScholarsMinimum $1,000Must be eliigible to attend at two or four year college or university or a vocational/technical school with a complete course of study. Applicants may only apply for one RMHC scholaship program. February 16. 2009 See your school counselor for application information.
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Ronald McDonald House Charities - Asia Scholarship ProgramGeneralUnavailableCurrently enrolled high school seniors who have at least one parent of Asian-Pacific heritage and who are eligible to attend an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational/technical school with a complete course of study. Applicants must be legal U.S. residents, be less than 21 years of age, have a minimum 2.7 GPA and reside within the geographic boundaries of a participating Chapter that offers a scholarship under the RMHC/ASIA Scholarship program. Submit a complete application and all required documentation by the deadline on the application. Meet any additional eligibility requirements outlined by each scholarship program. Applicants may apply for only one RMHC scholarship program. Please refer to www.rmhc.org to confirm which scholarship programs are offered in your county. Applications available in October each year.December 20 RMHC U.S. Scholarship Program, International Scholarship and Tuition Services, Inc., P.O. Box 22376, Nashville, TN 37202 or visit online (click on more information)
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Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Scholarship Program - various scholarships available; Asian, African American, Hispanic, or ScholarsGeneral$1,000, up to $25,000 a yearOpen to graduating high school seniors who reside in a participating area. Selections are based on academic performance, financial need, and community involvement, and ethnic background for some scholarships. Applications are necessary and will be available on the website in November. Applicants must reside within the geographic boundaries of a participating Chapter that offers a scholarship under the Scholarship program. Please refer to www.rmhc.org to confirm which scholarship programs are offered in your county. Submit a complete application and all required documentation by the deadline on the application. Meet any additional eligibility requirements outlined by each scholarship program. Applicants may apply for only one RMHC scholarship program. Application period opens October.December 20 RMHC Scholarship Program, Scholarship Program Administrators, PO Box 22376, Nashville TN 37202 or visit online (click on more information)
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Ruckus House Learning Center Scholarship FoundationEarly Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Special EducationUp to $5,000; renewableOpen to high school seniors or current college students who have been accepted /enrolled into a NC college or university and plan to pursue careers in Education. Must have GPA of at least 3.0. Submit application, transcript, two letters of recommendation and an 800-word essay explaining the reasons you want to teach. Scholarship recipients must sign an agreement to teach in NC for 5 years upon graduation from college.March 1 Ruckus House Learning Center Scholarship Foundation, 9450 Moss Plantation Drive NW, Suite 101, Concord NC 28027, telephone (704) 786-3035 ext. 4011 or email mtracy@ruckushouse.com or visit online (click on more information).
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SAHS Future Teachers of AmericaTeacher EducationvariesProvided for Southern FTA members who are planning to enter the teaching profession; applicants must have a 3.0 GPA and a sincere interest in teachingApril  
Saint Paul's College - several scholarships availableGeneral, science, mathematics, education, athletics, chemistryVariesA minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 is required for scholarships unless otherwise specified by the donor. Students who submit their FAFSA applications to the Department of Education Processing Center by March 1 of each year are automatically considered for these scholarships. Information outlining specific academic requirements are available in the Financial Aid Office. Various scholarships awarded, based on any of the following, academic excellence, high scholarship, strong moral influence, character, academic achievement and potential for future growth and development, Christian character, effective leadership ability, and who is in good standing with and loyal to the spirit and tradition of the College, and more. See website for the list of scholarships available-scroll down the page (click more information).March 1 Saint Paul's College, 115 College Drive, Lawrenceville, Virginia 23868, (434) 848-3111, www.saintpauls.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Sallie Mae Fund - various scholarships available for those with financial needGeneral; minorities, transfer students$1,000 to $5,000Varies; Open to US citizens able to demonstrate unmet financial need of more than $1,000 after financial aid award package has been determined; have adjusted gross income of $30,000 or less; have a cumulative GPA between 2.5 and 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) or the equivalent. Also, some specifically for minority students and community college transfer students. Applications and information updated in January.Varies The Sallie Mae Fund, 12061 Bluemont Way, Reston, VA 20190 or visit online (click on more information)
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Sam Walton Community ScholarshipGeneral, community service, leadership$3,000; non-renewableThis is an award for high school seniors who are active in their communities. This scholarship is awarded to students nationwide. Current high school seniors with a high school GPA of at least 2.5 who are planning to enroll at an accredited college or university. Must be a US citizen and have financial need. Applications are evaluated on financial need, academic achievements and records, and school and community activities and leadership. If you need money for college and demonstrate strong leadership abilities, you may want to consider applying for this scholarship opportunity. Information for the next competition will be available in November.January 13 Walmart Foundation, Scholarship Program Director, 702 S.W. Eighth Street, Bentonville, AR 72716-8071, Phone number: (501) 277-1905; (800) 530- 9925, Fax: (501) 273- 6850, or visit online (click on more information)
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SAMMY 2009 Award ProgramStudent Athletes$7,500Judging of nominees will be based on five criteria: academic performance (35%), athletic excellence (35%), leadership (15%), community service (10%) and milk experience (5%). A panel of celebrity athletics from the Milk Mustache campaign will choose 25 winnersMarch 5, 2010 
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Santa Clara University - several scholarships availableGeneral, Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, Theater Dance, Music, Communications, Science, Technology, Computer Engineering and MathematicsVariesYou can be considered for a University-based scholarship by applying for aid through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE forms as well as your Undergraduate Admission application. Merit-based Scholarships are selected during the admissions process and there is no separate application. There are several scholarships, each with specific criteria. In general, recipients will have demonstrated high academic achievement in general or specific subjects, and exemplify the best traditions of Santa Clara University in terms of leadership, integrity and community service.November 15 (early action) or February 1 Santa Clara University, Financial Aid Office, 500 El Camino Real, Varsi Hall, Second Floor, Santa Clara, CA 95053, E-mail: financialaid@scu.edu, Phone:(408) 554-4505, Fax:(408) 554-2154 or visit online (click on more information).
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Savannah State University - several scholarships availableGeneral, engineering, mass communications, (also athletic)UnavailableTo assist students and their families in meeting the financial demands of a college education, Savannah State awards merit-based scholarships and grants annually. Candidates with a high school grade point average of 3.0, a minimum ACT composite score of 21 or a minimum SAT composite score of 1000, and rank in the top 25% of their class are considered for academic scholarships. Scholarship competition may also include a writing sample, group discussing and an individual interview on campus. Students with GPAs from 2.0 - 2.9 also encouraged to apply. Application will be available online in November. Athletic scholarship information is available through the Athletic Department at (912) 353-5181.March 1 Savannah State University, Office of Financial Aid, P.O. Box 20523, Savannah, GA 31404, (912) 356-2253/2254, Fax: (912) 353-3150, Email: finaid@savannahstate.edu
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SCAD (Savannah College of Art and Design) - several scholarships availableGeneral, arts, athletics$1,500 to $15,000; renewableScholarship recipients are expected to be particularly strong and positive leaders at SCAD, excelling academically and representing the college well within the community. Scholarships are available to both United States citizens and international students and are awarded to entering students prior to first-quarter attendance. A limited number of scholarships may be offered to accepted students who demonstrate outstanding achievement in either or both academic and artistic endeavors. Criteria include documentation of above average grades, standardized test scores above the national average, or completion of an International Baccalaureate diploma, and presentation of an excellent portfolio, audition or writing submission. The scholarship may be renewed annually through completion of a bachelor's degree (or up to 225 attempted hours) as long as the recipient remains enrolled and maintains at least a 3.0 grade point average. Athletic grants, need-based and other scholarships also available.Unavailable SCAD Savannah/eLearning 912.525.5100 or 800.869.7223, Atlanta 404.253.2700 or 877.722.3285 or email scholarships@scad.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Sewanee: The University of the SouthGeneral$5,000 or more; renewableIn order to be considered for a merit-based scholarship, you must submit an application form and all other application materials by the early-action deadline (postmark date). If you are selected as a finalist for our scholarships, you will be required to submit an additional essay. Need-based financial aid also available.December 1 Office of Admission, Sewanee: The University of the South, 735 University Avenue, Sewanee, TN 37383-1000, Toll-free: 800.522.2234, Fax: 931.598.3248, finaid@sewanee.edu, or visit online (click on more information)
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Shell Oil Company Technical Scholarship Programengineering, geosciences, energy, science, geology, geophysics, physics, chemical, civil, electrical, geological, geophysical, mechanical or petroleum engineering$2,500; renewable to $5,000Shell will sponsor up to 20 one-year awards of $2,500 for graduating high school seniors enrolling in engineering or geosciences at universities identified by Shell (see list of eligible institutions on the website). Upon successful completion of first year studies and other criteria established by Shell, the recipient may be eligible to receive a four-year renewable award. To apply, download the Shell Oil Company Technical Scholarship application on the webiste, mail it to address listed on the form by the deadline. Plan to enroll full-time in one of the following majors (geology, geophysics, physics, chemical, civil, electrical, geological, geophysical, mechanical or petroleum engineering) at a specified institution.•Be a U.S. Citizen or authorized to work on a full-time basis in the United States. Current year application available in December.February Shell Oil Company Technical Scholarship, ETS Scholarship & Recognition Programs PO Box 6730, Princeton, NJ 08541, (609)771-7878
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Siemens Foundation Merit ScholarshipGeneral$1,000 per year; up to 4 yearsOnly high school students (in their JUNIOR year) who are sons and daughters of employees of Siemens or its designated operating companies* can compete for these scholarships. Employees whose children are currently in their junior year should apply for this scholarship program. Siemens Merit Scholarships will be awarded in the spring of the students senior year. Students must take the PSAT exam in the fall of their third year of high school (grade 11, junior year). Such students also must meet all requirements for participation in the National Merit Scholarship Program that are published in the Official Student Guide to the PSAT/NMSQT which is updated annually and distributed to students through their high schools. Each student (or parent on behalf of the student) is required to submit a completed Siemens Merit Scholarship Program Entry Form (found on website).April 1 of high school junior year Kiesha Boykins, Siemens Foundation, 170 Wood Avenue South, Iselin , NJ 08830, tel: (732) 321-3150 email Kiesha.Boykins@siemens.com, 877-822-5233 or visit online (click on more information)
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Sierra Nevada CollegeGeneral, ski/snowboardingUp to $12,500Sierra Nevada College offers generous academic scholarships. Just submit an Application for Admission and you will be automatically considered for several scholarships based on varying criteria including different levels of academic merit and/or financial need. They also have a Native American Scholarship for Nevada residents, and a Ski / Snowboard Athletic Scholarship.Unavailable Sierra Nevada College, Admissions Office, 999 Tahoe Boulevard, Incline Village, NV 89451, (866) 412-4636 or visit online (click on more information).
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Sigma Phi Epsilon Balanced Man Scholarship (UNC-Chapel Hill)General; athletics$250 - $1,000The Balanced Man Scholarship awards incoming male freshmen who have excelled in athletics, leadership, academics, and service. Individuals who possess a Sound Mind are not only proficient in their classes, but take an interest in learning outside the classroom by taking on leadership roles and being active in the community. There is no obligation to join Sigma Phi Epsilon if you receive one of three scholarships. Application available online - check back for current year's application.Summer; probably August Julian Pinheiro at 19825-B North Cove Rd. Suite 183 Cornelius, NC 28031, sigep.bms2010@gmail.com or visit online (click on more information).
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Society of Mexican American Engineers and Scientists (MAES) Scholarshipscience, technology, engineering, or mathematics$200 to $4,000Membership: Must be a current MAES Student Member Attendance: Attendance is not required to be awarded a General Scholarship; attendance for the top awards is required Citizenship: Must be a United States citizen or permanent resident for most scholarships; limited awards avaiable for international students. Age: Must be 18 years of age or older by postmark deadline. GPA: Must have a minimum GPA of 2.0/4.0. Major: Must be pursuing a STEM degree at an accredited U.S. university or community college; medical sciences, nursing and social sciences are not considered a STEM degree. Enrollment: Must be enrolled as a full time student for the fall semester. Undergraduate students is twelve (12) credit hours. Students at community college must be enrolled in transferable majors to a four-year institution offering a Baccalaureate Degree.mid-September Scholarship Program, MAES, Inc., 2437 Bay Area Blvd., #100, Houston, Texas 77058 or visit online (click on more information)
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Society of Women Engineers (SWE) - various scholarships availableEngineering-various, Computer Science or Engineering$1,000 - $15,000; some are renewableVaries; Open to female students admitted and attending a 4-year program in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology, and computer science. Must have at least 3.5 GPA. Scholarship information for the upcoming school year will be available starting in March.May 15 Society of Women Engineers, 230 E. Ohio St., Suite 400, Chicago, IL, 60611, telephone (312) 596-5223. Or email scholarshipapplication@swe.org. Visit online (click more information).
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Sodexo Foundation - Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger ScholarshipsGeneral; community, volunteer$5,000 pus $5,000 donated to hunger-related charityAll applicants must be enrolled in an accredited educational institution (kindergarten through graduate school) in the United States. All applicants must have demonstrated on-going commitment to their community by performing unpaid volunteer services impacting hunger in the United States within the last 12 months. All applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States. Volunteer services performed by applicant must help non-family members. Applicants and Recommenders must supply a valid e-mail address. Application form must be complete, and all information requested must be supplied. All Community Service Recommendations are required and must be submitted by December 10. Application process begins Oct 5.December 5 ISTS at info@applyists.com or by phone at 615 320 3149. (When emailing or calling, please indicate that you are inquiring about the Sodexo Foundation Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger Scholarships) or visit online (click on more information)
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Southern Methodist University - Nancy Ann Hunt and Ray L. Hunt SMU Leadership Scholarship AwardGeneral, leadership$10,000 award payable for four yearsDEMONSTRATED EXTRAORDINARY LEADERSHIP -- reflected through serving in top leadership positions of high school organizations or through significant leadership accomplishments in areas outside the high school setting, Submission of the Hunt Essay, and a completed first-year application for admission to SMU, Rank in top 25% of graduating class, Composite SAT 1230 on Math and Critical Reading or ACT 28, Completion of a strong college preparatory curriculum, typically including AP courses, IB courses, and honors classes. In addition to your application to SMU, please submit two additional items: One recommendation from a teacher or counselor that directly and clearly addresses your proven leadership record and potential. Your counselor recommendation letter can serve if it clearly addresses leadership, with specific examples and The Hunt Essay (see website for topic).January 15 Southern Methodist University, Division of Enrollment Services, PO Box 750181, Dallas, TX 75275-0181 (214) 768-2058, enrol_serv@mail.smu.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Southern Methodist University - Various scholarships availableGeneral, business, natural and social sciences, engineering, arts, humanities, band, athletics, English, foreign languages, International studies, Latin American studies, Philosophy, Economics, Religious Studies, Mathematics, African-American studies,Up to full tuition and fees, renewableSMU scholarships are awarded without regard to financial need (except where need is listed as a minimum requirement for a respective scholarship) and are gifts that do not have to be repaid. All students who apply for admission by the priority deadline date are reviewed automatically for scholarship eligibility, which are based on academic excellence, leadership, and other specialties. Except where noted, no separate application is required. See the website for a list and description of scholarships available to SMU students. They include general merit, departmental, athletic, band, United Methodist Church, Ministers' family, and International Baccalaureate awards.January 15; priority deadline Southern Methodist University, Division of Enrollment Services, PO Box 750181, Dallas, TX 75275-0181 (214) 768-2058, enrol_serv@mail.smu.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Southern Polytechnic State University - several scholarships availableGeneral; engineering, technology; Hispanic/LatinoUnavailableSPSU awards scholarships to qualified students based on academic merit and financial need. Need-based scholarships take both financial need and academic criteria into account, while academic scholarships are based solely upon a student's specific academic program. Apply online for scholarships. You will need your SPSU student ID to apply. All students that have applied to SPSU will be given a student ID. Many of the academic programs offer scholarships. Check with your academic advisor. Scholarships are competitive and funds are limited. Scholarships for Hispanic/Latino students also availableMarch 1 Southern Polytechnic State University, 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060-2896, 1-800-635-3204, 678-915-7778, Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid - Phone: 678-915-7290, Fax: 678-915-4227, Email: Financial_aid@spsu.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Spelman College - several scholarships availableGeneral; engineering, physics, computer science, chemistry, mathematics; community involvement, women, African-AmericanUp to full tuition, fees and room and board; renewableSpelman College awards scholarships on the basis of academic and extracurricular merit, leadership abilities, and involvement in the community. Your application for admission to Spelman also serves as your application for merit-based scholarships. Each year, Spelman College selects five entering first-year students to receive the Presidential Scholarship, and the Dean's Scholarship is awarded to approximately 65 students annually. The Bonner Scholarship is awarded to a first-year student at the college who demonstrates strong academic performance in high school and good citizenship at home, school, church, and in her community. Evidence of financial need is also considered, but the award may be given to a student who does not exhibit financial need but who displays an outstanding commitment to community service. First-year applicants who are interested in pursuing a major in engineering, physics, computer science, chemistry, or mathematics are eligible to receive the Women in Science and Engineering Scholarship (WISE). A WISE Scholarship covers half the cost of tuition, fees, room, and board. Questions should be directed to the Admissions office.January 31 Spelman College, 350 Spelman Lane S.W. Atlanta, GA 30314-4399 (404) 681-3643, Office of Admission at 1-800-982-2411 or (404) 270-5193. Financial Aid Office (404) 270-5212 or visit online (click on more information)
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St. Mary's University - several academic scholarships availableGeneral; music, athletics, leadership$3,000 to $18,000; renewableThe Office of Undergraduate Admission awards scholarships to qualified applicants at the time of admission. The academic awards are renewable, are intended to apply to tuition only, and are made primarily on the basis of high school academic performance and SAT or ACT scores. Some specialty scholarships also available.January 15 St. Mary's University, Undergraduate Admission Office, One Camino Santa Maria, San Antonio, Texas 78228, (210) 436-3011, uadm@stmarytx.edu, 1-800-FOR-STMU
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Stanford UniversityGeneralUnavailableScholarship from Stanford is the primary source of funding used to assist students with meeting their educational costs. Every student from the United States who is admitted to Stanford and demonstrates need is offered a tailored financial aid package. Many university scholarship funds originate as gifts from individuals and corporations. All university scholarship funds are need-based. You must submit a FAFSA by February or March. We determine your individual scholarship eligibility by subtracting your family contribution and other aid funds from the total student budget. Applications available October.November 15 for early decision, February 15 for regular admissions Stanford University. Financial Aid Office. Montag Hall, 355 Galvez Street, Stanford, California 94305-6106. (650) 723-3058. For general questions send email to financialaid@stanford.edu. Or visit online (click on more information).
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State Employees' Credit Union (SECU) Foundation - "People Helping People" Community College ScholarshipsGeneral; leadership, character, integrity, community involvement$2,500 per year; renewableFor an applicant or full-time student at one of the NC Community Colleges who is a high school graduate or has completed the General Education Development (GED) program, enrolled in an associate degree, diploma or certificate program, Is a U.S. citizen and a resident of North Carolina, and is eligible for in-state tuition. Must best exemplifies the membership philosophy of credit unions, "People Helping People" and has demonstrated leadership, excellence of character, integrity, and community involvement. Preference may be given to students with limited financial aid from other programs. Demonstrates scholastic achievement and maintains a 2.5 or higher grade point average on a 4.0 scale or attained a score of 3,000 on the GED test. Preference will be given to students whose parents/ guardians or family members are public sector employees who live and work in state and local government agencies, but is not a Director, employee or family member of an employee of the State Employees’ Credit Union or SECU Foundation. Applicants MUST BE SUBMITTED BY THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE NOT THE INDIVIDUAL STUDENT.August 5 of year enrolled SECU Foundation, PO Box 25966, Raleigh, NC 27611-5966 or email SECUfoundation@ncsecu.org or visit online (click on more information). Also contact your school financial aid office because each school selects a recipient. Information will be sent to the high schools in January.
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State Employees' Credit Union (SECU) Foundation - "People Helping People" ScholarshipsGeneral$5,000 and $10,000A senior student from each North Carolina high school can receive one of these scholarships. Applicants submitted by high school. Open to students who will enter one of the 16 constituent campuses of the University of North Carolina system. Preference will be given to students whose parents/ guardians or family members are public sector employees who live and work in state and local government agencies. Must exemplify the philosophy "People Helping People" by having demonstrated leadership, excellence of character, integrity, and community involvement. Must have scholastic achievement and at least 2.5 GPA. Must agree to continue as a full time student in good standing with the same university for 8 consecutive semesters. A Community college scholarship program is also available for students enrolling at one of the 58 community colleges in the North Carolina Community College System.May 2011 SECU Foundation, PO Box 25966, Raleigh, NC 27611-5966 or email SECUfoundation@ncsecu.org or visit online (click for more information). Also see your school scholarship coordinator because each school selects a recipient. Information will be sent to the high schools in January.
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Steve walker Golf ScholarshipGolf$1,000Must be a senior on the school golf team. The criteria that will guide the selection process is academics, financial need and leadership on the golf team as well as in other areas of campus life.DEADLINE: Packet delivered to Marrius Pettiford by March 27, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) Applications are available in the Guidance Office 
SuperSibs! Scholarship Program For Siblings of Cancer VictimsGeneral$1,000 to $5,000, renewableFor graduating high school seniors who plan to attend accredited college, university or vocational school. with siblings who have cancer. Must live in the US, Puerto Rico or US Virgin Islands, minimum GPA of 2.0 on 4.0 scale (or 2.5 on 5.0). Applicants must articulate how being the sibling of a child with cancer has impacted their lives. New scholarship applications available November of each year.unavailable - check back in November SuperSibs! 5005 Newport Drive, Suite 503, Rolling Meadows, IL 60008, 866-444-7427, info@supersibs.org or visit online (click on more information)
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Surviving and Moving Forward - The Sam Fund for Young Adult Survivors of CancerGeneral$500 for books, up to $5000 for rent, and up to $10,000 for tuition.To apply for SAMFund grants and scholarships, you must have had cancer, be finished with active treatment, between that ages of 17 and 35, be a US resident or citizen. Our application process happens once a year, beginning with a Letter of Intent (LOI) phase in June. Anyone interested in applying must first submit an LOI. After a review period, selected applicants will then be invited to submit a full application. Those applicants will be notified in November as to whether they have received a grant. Grants and scholarships provided by the SAMFund cover a wide range of post-treatment financial needs, such as (but not limited to): undergraduate & graduate tuition and loans, car and health insurance premiums, rent, utilities, current and residual medical bills, and more. Dates not available. On website fill out inquiry form to be part of mailing list when information becomes available.available in June The SAMFund for Young Adult Survivors of Cancer, 35 Channel Center St #208, Boston, MA 02210 to grants@thesamfund.org. or email Michelle Zeitler, the SAMFund Program Director, michelle@thesamfund.org or visit online (click on more information)
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Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation College Scholarship ProgramGeneralUp to $10,000 per year; renewableOpen to graduating high school seniors and college students who have lost a parent/guardian to breast cancer. Must be a US citizen or permanent resident. Determination will be based on academic achievement, community service, demonstrated leadership ability, financial need. Must attend an accredited state-supported college/ university located in recipient's state of residence. Must be a driven advocate for breast cancer education and research who is able to complete a minimum of 20 hours of community service per semesterOctober 15 Scholarship Program Administrators, Inc. (SPA), telephone (615) 320-3149 or email info@spaprog.com or collegescholarships@komen.org or visit online (click on more information)
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Sylvan Ruritan Club ScholarshipGeneralVariesProvided by the Sylvan Ruritan Club for SAHS seniors; Applicants must have traits of good character, academic success, and have financial needMarch  
Tau Chapter of Alpha Delta KappaTeaching$1,000 (one year)Applicant must plan to enroll next fall in a college or university and study to become a teacher. Eligibility requirements are top 25% of class; minimum SAT score of 900 or ACT composite score of 20 and participation in extracurricular activities in the school and community.January 29, 2010 Applications are available in the Guidance Office 
TEACH GrantEducation, especially bilingual education and English language acquisition, foreign language, mathematics, reading specialist, science, and special educationup to $4,000; renewableThe Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant Program provides grants to students who intend to teach in a public or private elementary or secondary school that serves students from low-income families. To receive a TEACH Grant you must meet the following criteria: Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSASM), although you do not have to demonstrate financial need; Be a U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen; Be enrolled as an undergraduate, post baccalaureate, or graduate student in a postsecondary institution that has chosen to participate in the TEACH Grant Program; Be enrolled in course work that is necessary to begin a career in teaching or plan to complete such course work; Meet certain academic achievement requirements (generally, scoring above the 75th percentile on a college admissions test or maintaining a cumulative GPA of at least 3.25), Sign a TEACH Grant Agreement to Serve. If interested in learning more about the TEACH Grant Program, contact the financial aid office at the college where you will be enrolled to see if they participate in the program.Unavailable Financial aid office at the college you plan to attend or visit online (click on more information).
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Tennessee State University - Several Academic ScholarshipsGeneral; Education, also athletic and departmental; womenUp to full tuition, room and boardStudent must be a high school graduate with a 3.0 GPA/4.0 or higher, ACT score of 21 or Equivalent SAT score of 980 (Verbal and Math Only), and completion of 14 Tennessee Board of Regents high school units. If awarded, student must maintain a grade point average of 3.0 or higher based on continuous full-time enrollment (12 or more hours of college level courses excluding developmental courses) for a maximum of 8 semesters. Scholarships will be awarded as applications are received. Also, provides scholarships which cover full maintenance fees plus room and board to Black Tennessee high school graduates who have a minimum ACT of 21 or equivalent SAT and a 3.0 GPA on a 4 point scale; preference may be given to students with the highest GPA or test score. The award may be renewed if the student maintains a GPA of 3.0 or above. For departmental scholarships, contact the department directly.March 31 Tennessee State University, 3500 John A Merritt Blvd, Nashville, TN 37209, (615) 963-5000, Office of Financial Aid Campus Post Office Box 9615, Office of Admissions - Admissions, Phone (615) 963-5101, toll- free 1-888-463-6878, Tiffany Baker at tbaker02@tnstate.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Texas A&M University -Commerce - various scholarships availableGeneral, accounting, economics, finance, biology, counseling, education, history, engineering, technology, journalism, literature, languages, marketing, management, mathematics, music, political science, psychology, social work, theaterVaryVarious scholarships available; require scholarship application. Complete the scholarship application for general and departmental scholarships. We will begin making offers to admitted students (with official test scores on file) beginning December 6 for the following Fall. .You must view additional departmental requirements; if your department is not listed, there are no additional requirements. Any additional requirements must be included for the application to be considered complete. Submit the scholarship application and all supplementary documents required by your department to the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships by the deadline, or sooner as offers are made as early as December for Fall enrollment.February 15 The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships has offices in the Student Access and Success building at 2200 Campbell Street (phone number 903/886-5096). scholarships@tamu-commerce.edu. or visit online (click on more information)
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Texas A&M University-Kingsville - Various scholarships availableGeneralVaryFreshmen students must submit high school transcripts with class rank posted, ACT (22) or SAT (1030) test scores, (ACT 19 or SAT 920 for ROTC scholarships), and two letters of recommendation along with the completed scholarship application. Incoming Freshmen should complete the Javelina Online scholarship application by the deadline for all other general and departmental scholarships. The Scholarship application and its required documentation will be copied for distribution to the departments where the students might qualify for scholarships. Students may attach an additional page if necessary to list all school related activities and achievements, special honors and awards.February 15th Texas A&M-Kingsville, Office of Financial Aid, 700 University Blvd, MSC 115, Kingsville, TX 78363, 1-800-687-6000 or (361) 593-3911 or (361)-593-2875, financial.aid@tamuk.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Texas Christian University - Perfomance-Based departmental scholarships availableAthletic, band, choral, fine arts, orchestra$500 to full tuition; renewableAthletic, band, choral, fine arts and orchestra talent-based awards are available through individual departments, and require auditions or try-outs. Contact the individual department (see website for contact information).Schedule auditions by Jan Texas Christian University 2800 S. University Dr., Fort Worth, Texas 76129 | 817.257.7858 or visit online (click on more information)
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Texas Christian University - several academic and other scholarships availableGeneral, entrepreneur, Education, Spanish, nursing, humanities, ballet, dance, Jewish, community serviceVary; some renewableTCU rewards exceptional students with merit-based scholarships and provides need-based financial assistance to qualified families. Academic scholarships are based upon the applicant's academic performance, not the family's income. These awards are competitive and are based on a number of objective and subjective criteria such as class rank, strength of curriculum, counselor and teacher recommendations, standardized test scores, essay, and co-curricular activities. The Application for Undergraduate Admission also serves as the Application for Academic Scholarships. Other scholarships available for ethnic and religious minority groups, students who have managed a business, community service, nursing and other special areas. Athletic, band, choral, fine arts and orchestra talent-based awards are available through individual departments.December 15 Texas Christian University 2800 S. University Dr., Fort Worth, Texas 76129 | 817.257.7858 | financialaid@tcu.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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Texas Southern University - Departmental ScholarshipsGeneral; computer science, mathematics, engineering, businessVariesScholarships are also available from the different departments and colleges at TSU. Please see website for more information.Unavailable Chair Scholarship Committee (713) 313 - 7104 Oliver_jj@tsu.edu, Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation - National Science Foundation (713) 313-4288 tolbert_ym@tsu.edu, Office of Student Financial Aid (713) 313 - 7071 FinancialAid@tsu.edu Deans Offices - Departmental Scholarships (713) 313 - 7011 (Main PBX) www.tsu.edu Science and Technology Enhancement Program (STEP) (713) 313 - 4259 Mcdaniels_va@tsu.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Texas Southern University - Freshmen Achievement-Based (General University) ScholarshipGeneral$4,000 to $6,000; renewableThe Freshmen Achievement-Based Scholarship (GUS) is offered to entering freshmen students and has three levels on which to qualify, starting with a cumulative GPA of 3.00, 1200 SAT or 23 composite ACT and up. The General University Scholarships is for high academic achievers and is not specific to any major field of study. Recipients must be a citizen of the U.S. or a permanent resident. These scholarships are renewable for up to four years based upon required academic performance. Any combination of financial aid and scholarships cannot exceed the cost of attendance; recipients of certain other scholarships can not receive their GUS scholarship. Application, recommendations and essay required and available online.Uavailable. FAFSA due April 15 University Scholarship Committee, Texas Southern University, 3100 Cleburne Street, Houston, TX 77004, (713) 313 - 7104, email: Oliver_jj@tsu.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Texas Southern University - President's Leadership ScholarshipGeneral; community serviceUnavailableApplication Requirements: Scholarship application (available online), Two letters of recommendation, 500-word essay on their experience as a leader. Award Criteria: Available to U.S. and international undergraduate students only, Awarded based on academics and community service, Must have 2.5 GPA in high school, Score of 16 on ACT or 800 on SAT, Graduate within the Top 25% of high school class. To maintain the award at TSU: Required participation as University Student Ambassador at major university events (Fall Convocation, Charter Day, Honors Convocation, dignitary visits, etc.), Write annual letter to their individual donor, Attend Annual Scholarship reception, Maintain 2.5 GPA. Application, recommendation forms and essay required and available online.April 15 University Scholarship Committee, Texas Southern University, 3100 Cleburne Street, Houston, TX 77004, (713) 313 - 7104, email: Oliver_jj@tsu.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Texas Tech University- Presidential Merit ScholarshipsGeneralUp to $6,000; renewableBy applying for admission, you have already applied for merit-based Texas Tech University scholarships, which are based on academic achievement, and test scores. No additional application is required. These scholarships include the President’s Platinum, President’s Gold, and President’s Silver Scholarships. All Presidential scholarship awards are made to admitted freshmen students based on the official class rank/percent recorded in the student information system by the Office of Admissions. Presidential Scholarships are awarded to students who show exceptional academic ability through superior test scores and class ranking.February 1 Student Financial Aid, Texas Tech University, P.O. Box 45011, Lubbock, TX 79409-5011, 806.742.3681, scholarships@ttu.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Texas Woman's University - several scholarships availableGeneral$1,000 to full tuition and all fees; renewableProspective students must first apply for admission to TWU at ApplyTexas.org before using the STARS scholarship online application system. Academic scholarships are generally awarded on the basis of academic achievement. Some scholarships may entitle non-Texas resident students to pay Texas resident tuition rates. Full-time enrollment is required unless graduating in the semester of the award or unless the degree program requires less than full-time status.March 15 for admission application Office of Financial Aid, ADM Bldg., P.O. Box 425408, Denton, TX 76204-5408, 940.898.3064 (Local), 940.898.3068 (Fax), finaid@twu.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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The Alamance Scholarship to Lenoir-RhyneGeneral$3,000 per year. Over four years, the Alamance Scholarship is valued at $12,000.00.Academic excellence- High school GPA and SAT scores, Leadership in School, Character, Community Service, Commitment and Athletic Vigor. A Student must have a minimum 2.5 GPA for his/her school career and must also meet the SAT average score for Lenoir-Rhyne College.February 28, 2010 Applications are available in Guidance 
The Aubrey Lee Brooks FoundationGeneral$8,200 and a One time computer allowance of $3,000Must be planning to attend NC State University, UNC Chapel Hill, or UNC Greensboro. This senior must maintain a 2.75 GPA, demonstrate financial need, enroll as a full time student, maintain financial assistance within their cost of attendance and demonstrate good citizenship.Must submit your CSS profile by January 25, 2010 and the application submitted by February 1, 2010 See your school counselor for application information or apply online at www.CFNC.org/brooks
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The Charles Garland Johnson Study Abroad Scholarships - UNC at Chapel HillGeneralMerit awards up to $2,500 and needs-based up to $10,000Due to a generous endowment from Charles Garland Johnson, Sr. and his family, the UNC Study Abroad office is offering an opportunity to apply for a scholarship to offset the cost of a summer, semester, or year long Study Abroad program. First consideration will be given to students with demonstrated financial need from Surry, Wilkes, and Yadkin Counties, followed by students from the remaining North Carolina counties with demonstrated financial need. No preference will be given to a student's major, class level, or chosen Study Abroad program. These awards were created to enable those UNC students, who would not otherwise be able to afford this option, the opportunity to participate in Study Abroad programs. To apply for one of these scholarships, submit your "Application for Study Abroad Scholarship" found on your Status Page to the Study Abroad Office by September 23, for Spring programs.September 20 for spring semester The Study Abroad Office, UNC-Chapel Hill, FedEx Global Education Center, Campus Box 3130, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3130, Phone: 919-962-7002. email: abroad_awards@unc.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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The DAR Good Citizens ProgramGeneral$250 - $5000Selected sutdents must have the qualities of dependability, service, leadership and patriotism.December 1, 2009 School Counselor 
The Eugene McDermott Scholars Program at The University of Texas at DallasGeneralFull tuition & fees, plus costs for books, living, travel, cultural activitiesThe Program blends classroom and independent study, leadership, service, cultural, travel, and pre-professional experiences, providing participants with unmatched personal development opportunities. Students who have the best chance of being invited to McDermott Finalists’ Weekend will have: 1400 or higher on the two part SAT (verbal and math); 2100 or higher on the three part SAT; 32 or higher on the ACT; a class rank in the top five percent of their graduating class; long records of community volunteerism and leadership in school; broad and eclectic interests in science, literature, and the arts; and social skills to interact easily with adults as well as peers. The Program welcomes all majors. Applications are accepted from across Texas, the U.S., and the world. McDermott Scholars applicants must apply to UT Dallas before the regular deadline. Applicants will fill out the online application and request the required letters of recommendation. Applicants must complete the separate application for admission to The University of Texas at Dallas as well as application for this program and other required items.The McDermott Scholars application must be completed and submitted online. Please send a high school transcript to our office before the winter break.Priority deadline - November 6; Regular deadline January 6 The Eugene McDermott Scholars Program - UT Dallas, 800 W. Campbell MC17, Richardson, Texas 75080
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The Frost School of Music and the University of Miami Music ScholarshipsGeneral; athletic, music$8,000 up to full tuition ($34,000); renewableThe Frost School of Music and the University of Miami are proud to offer a full range of financial assistance packages rewarding both musically and academically talented students. For priority consideration, freshman and transfer applicants must apply to the University of Miami and submit the Frost School of Music supplemental application by December 1st and successfully complete the audition before March 1. There is no separate scholarship application. Musical ability and academic performance are considered in determining scholarship eligibility and awards. In some cases, financial need may also be considered in making such determinations. All music scholarships are applied only to tuition. To be considered for scholarships and/or financial aid, you must submit the FAFSA by February 1 and complete your music audition.December 1 Enrollment Scholarships, P.O. Box 248085, Coral Gables, FL 33124-4615, Telephone: 305-284-4323 or visit online (click on more information)
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The Gallery Collection Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship ContestGeneral, art, photography$10,000, plus $1,000 for your schoolAll current high school, college and university students, 14 years of age or older, enrolled in an academic program designed to conclude with the awarding of a diploma or a degree are welcome to participate in our scholarship competition. In addition, all current members of the armed forces of the U.S.are welcome to participate in our scholarship competition. Contest participants should register on the Gallery Collection website (see click on more information). The online application must include an original work of art or photograph, the applicant’s first and last name, date of birth, phone number, mailing address, e-mail address, grade level, name of school currently attending and school’s website address. The contest is limited to one entry per person. See website for complete detailsJanuary Scholarship Administrator, The Gallery Collection, Prudent Publishing Company, Inc., P.O. Box 150, 65 Challenger Rd, Ridgefield Park, NJ 07660, scholarshipadmin@gallerycollection.com or visit online (click for more information)
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The Generation Google ScholarshipComputer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or related program, minority, woman, disability$10,000; renewableApplicants must be high school seniors and meet the following eligibility criteria: Intends to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-time student at a university in the US or Canada for the 2013-2013 school year. Intends to be enrolled in or accepted for enrollment in a baccalaureate Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or related program. Exemplifies leadership and demonstrates a commitment to and passion for computer science and technology through involvement in their community. Strong record of academic achievement. A student from an underrepresented group in computer science (African American, Hispanic, American Indian, Female, or a Person with a Disability). Demonstrates financial need. Requires online application, references, three short essays, transcripts, etc.February Email generationgoogle@google.com or visit online (click for more information)
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The Goizueta Foundation Scholars Fund ScholarshipGeneral; Hispanic/Latino studentsvariesThis scholarship is open to Hispanic/Latino students whose parents reside in the United States of America. The Goizueta Foundation awards grants to educational institutions, and in some cases, those institutions do have Goizueta Foundation scholarship funds for disbursement annually. If you are interested in seeking scholarship funds, contact the admissions and financial aid offices at the institution(s) where you plan to attend. The Goizueta Foundation does not administer funds to individuals. Many Georgia colleges and universities offer scholarships from this foundation, so inquire through the scholarship office at your school.varies 4401 Northside Parkway, Suite 520, Atlanta, Georgia 30327, Phone 404-239-0390 fax 404-239-0018 or check with the college of your choice 
THE HISPANIC ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES (HACU) - various scholarships availableGeneral, nursing, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, accounting, Business, Public Relations, Mass Media, Sports Marketing, Marketing, Management, Technology, Merchandising, Medical fields, dental fields, clinical psychologyVariesHACU provides one scholarship application to apply for several scholarship which the organization co-sponsored. All scholarship applicants MUST meet the following general criteria: Demonstrate financial need and be eligible for Federal Financial Aid (student must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident), and Attend a HACU-member college or university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico at the time applications are completed and scholarship awards are made. HACU has member and partner institutions in most states, including NC, GA and TX. Applicants must also meet specific criteria for the scholarships to which they are applying, which vary for each scholarship. Criteria change from year to year. Visit the website in the Spring for current year information on scholarships and HACU institutions, and for updated application.May or June HACU Scholarship Program,8415 Datapoint Drive, Suite 400, San Antonio, TX, 78229, scholarship@hacu.net, or visit online (click on more information)
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The Holocaust Remembrance ProjectGeneralUp to $5,000, an all-expense paid trip to Washington, DC, and a gold medalThis contest is open to all students age 19 and under who meet the following criteria: (1) are currently enrolled as a high school student (grades 9-12) or who are high school seniors who will graduate high school at any time this year, or are students who are enrolled in a high school equivalency program; and (2) are residents of either the United States or Mexico or U.S. Citizens living abroad. Must write an essay analyzing why it is vital that the remembrance, history, and lessons of the Holocaust be passed to a new generation, and what can be done to combat and prevent prejudice, discrimination and violence in our world today. Information updated on website sometime in the Fall.April Holocaust Remembrance Project, Holland & Knight Charitable Foundation, Inc., PO Box 2877, Tampa, FL 33601, telephone (866) 866-452-2737 or e-mail holocaust@hklaw.com. Also visit website (click more information).
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The NASA Aeronautics Scholarship ProgramMechanical, Chemical, Civil, Systems, Electrical, Computer, Industrial, Materials, Aeronautical, Aerospace engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, Engineering science & mechanics, Metallurgical, Mechanics, Electrical & Electronics, polymerUp to $15,000; renewable up to 2 years+ internship and $10,000 stipendPurpose is to provide opportunities to attract highly motivated undergraduate and graduate students to aeronautics and related fields. Student must be considered in good academic standing with his/her institution; but there is no minimum GPA, and at least in their first year of college. A completed application will consist of profile information, academic background (including transcripts), a resume, an essay for undergraduates, a proposal for graduates, letters of recommendations, and any test scores, such as GRE's, when appropriate. Completed applications and materials must be submitted electronically or received by the deadline. Please note that some forms must be mailed to ASEE in addition to completing this online application (such as transcripts). Open to US citizens and US nationals only.January 16 NASA Scholarship Team, American Society for Engineering Education(ASEE), 1818 N St. NW, Washington, DC 20036, Email: nasa.asp@asee.org, Phone: (202)331-3500 (office), Fax: (202)265-8504 (fax) or visit online (click on more information)
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The National Center for Learning Disabilities - Allegra Ford ScholarshipGeneral; community college, a vocational or technical training program$2,500 one time awardOpen to US citizens, the Allegra Ford Scholarship is a one-time scholarship awarded to a graduating high school senior with a documented learning disability who will be enrolled in a two-year community college, a vocational or technical training program, or a specialized program for students with LD in the fall : articulates his or her LD and clearly demonstrates the importance of self-advocacy; is committed to completing a four-year college degree and has begun to set realistic career goals; participates in school and community activities; has demonstrated academic achievements consistent with college and career goals; plans to contribute to society in ways that increase opportunities for individuals with LD; excels as a role model and spokesperson for others who struggle with LD. Must demonstrate financial need. Application, personal statement and other documentation required. Application available on the website.December 31 Anne Ford and Allegra Ford Scholarship, National Center for Learning Disabilities, Inc., 381 Park Avenue South, Suite 1401, New York, NY 10016-8806 or email AFScholarship@ncld.org or visit online (click on more information)
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The National Center for Learning Disabilities - Anne Ford ScholarshipGeneral$2,500/year over four yearsOpen to US citizens, graduating high school senior with a documented learning disability who will be enrolled in a full-time bachelor’s degree program. The ideal Anne Ford Scholar is a student who: articulates his or her LD and clearly demonstrates the importance of self-advocacy; is committed to completing a four-year college degree and has begun to set realistic career goals; participates in school and community activities; has demonstrated academic achievements consistent with college and career goals; plans to contribute to society in ways that increase opportunities for individuals with LD; excels as a role model and spokesperson for others who struggle with LD. Have an overall grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher on a 4-point scale (or equivalent) and demonstrate financial need. Application, personal statement and other documentation required. Application available on the website.December 31 Anne Ford and Allegra Ford Scholarship, National Center for Learning Disabilities, Inc., 381 Park Avenue South, Suite 1401, New York, NY 10016-8806 or email AFScholarship@ncld.org or visit online (click on more information)
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The National Conference of CPA Practitioners, Inc (NCCPAP) and American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) Scholarship for Accounting StudentsAccounting$1,000Competitive merit-based awards for outstanding graduating U.S. high school seniors planning to pursue a career as a certified public accountant. Student Eligibility Requirements: Be a graduating U.S. high school senior; Have a grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.3 on a 4.0 scale; Will attend a two or four year U.S. college next year; Be enrolled as a full-time student. Instructions: Complete all sections of the application form attached. All responses may be typed or neatly printed, except signatures. The essay must be typed. Your school guidance counselor must verify and sign section B. You must submit the most recent official copy of your high school transcript. (Please block out all Social Security Numbers). Before mailing your application package to us, make sure that you have included all documents. Your guidance counselor should mail the application, essay and transcript package.December 15 National Conference of CPA Practitioners, 22 Jericho Turnpike, Suite 110., Mineola, NY 11501, Attention: Scholarship Committee, 888-488-5400 or email sexecdir@nccpap.org or visit online (click on more information).
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The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) - several scholarships availableGeneral; Italian language, Italian studies, Italian American studies, astronomy, natural sciences.$2,000-$12,000; can reapplyThe NIAF will award scholarships and grants to outstanding students in the summer for use during the following academic year who will be enrolled in an US accredited institution of higher education for the Fall, has a grade-point average of at least 3.5 / 4.0 (or the equivalent), is a US citizen or a permanent resident alien, and falls into one of two groups of students: 1) Italian American students (must have at least one ancestor who has immigrated from Italy) who demonstrate outstanding potential and high academic achievements in any area of study; and 2) Students from any ethnic background majoring or minoring in Italian language, Italian studies, Italian American studies or a related field, who demonstrate outstanding potential and high academic achievements. Each scholarship award can only cover tuition and university-provided room and board. Scholarship recipients are eligible for one year of scholarship support. Scholarship monies not used during one academic year are not transferable to the following academic year. Scholarship applicants and winners can and are encouraged to reapply in subsequent years. Applications for NIAF scholarships can only be submitted on-line. Teacher evaluation forms also online. Application and links will be available in November.March 1 NIAF, 1860 19th St NW, Washington, DC 20009, (202) 387-0600, information@niaf.org or Alexandra Dall at adall@niaf.org, (202) 939-3118 or visit online (click on more information)
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The North Carolina Baptist Foundation, Inc. Bullard Family Scholarship FundMinistry, ChristianVariesStudents residing in North Carolina who are preparing for full-time Christian ministry and are members or parents are members of a church associated with the North Carolina Baptist State Convention, may be eligible for a scholarship from the Bullard Family Fund. If you meet the stated criteria and have been accepted for enrollment in an accredited college, university or seminary, we encourage you to apply. Awards vary year to year.January 15 The North Carolina Baptist Foundation, Inc., Attn: Denominational Relations Committee, 201 Convention Drive, Cary, NC 27511, 919-380-7334, 800-521-7334 (toll free), 919-460-6334 (fax), or visit online (click on more information)
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The Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation (PBTF)General$1,000, typicallyThe PBTF is proud to offer a scholarship program to students who have survived a central nervous system tumor. Awards may be used to cover tuition, fees and books at any post-secondary institution, including technical schools, vocational schools, junior colleges and four-year colleges or universities. Diagnosed at or before age 19 with a primary malignant or non-malignant central nervous system brain and/or spinal cord tumor, At least a senior in high school, 23 years old or younger on or before Aug. 31. Applications available online after October 1.March Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation, 302 Ridgefield Ct., Asheville, NC 28806, 828-665-6891 or 800-253-6530, email: spressley@pbtfus.org or visit online (click on more information).
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The PinkRose Foundation Inc.- PinkRose Breast Cancer ScholarshipGeneralUnavailableEligibility is limited to individuals who are legal residents of the US, under the age of 25 who have lost a parent or legal guardian to breast cancer. Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Applicants must be pursuing post secondary education or certificate training. Written statement including information describing the significant impact of breast cancer in your life, and explanations of how obtaining a post-secondary degree or certificate will benefit your future by helping to fulfill your goals and dreams. Website to be updated in time for the next open period. Applications for each PinkRose Scholarship award period are accepted during the period beginning on June 1st, and ending in August of each calendar year. PinkRose Scholarships shall be awarded during October of each year and are valid beginning January of the following calendar year only.August 31 The PinkRose Foundation, P.O. Box 4025 Dedham, MA 02027, email: info@pinkrose.org or visit online (click on more information)
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The Quit Smoking Academic Scholarship Essay Contestmedicine, physiology, psychology or other behavior modification related field.$1,000Open to any graduate or undergraduate student who is currently attending a college or university studying medicine, physiology, psychology or other behavior modification related field.The Quit Smoking academic scholarship will award a student who demonstrates academic excellence and a passion and commitment to helping others overcome tobacco or related addictions. To apply, submit a 500 -1,000 word essay along with your contact information and other supporting documentation using the website. The essay should cover things like: The student’s passion and commitment to helping others overcome tobacco or other addiction. Why the student wants to be a doctor or professional in addiction management or behavior modification. Current ideas for helping others overcome addiction. The motivation behind studying behavior modification. High-level goals in the next 5-10 years. What it means to overcome addiction. Essays may be submitted starting in April.October 1 Quitsmoking.com. 3675 Glennvale Court, Cumming, GA 30041
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The Ryan Mullaly Second Chance Fund-A SCHOLARSHIP FUND FOR KIDS FIGHTING LYMPHOMAGeneral$1,000We are looking for young men and women whose high school years were disrupted by lymphoma. Must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States; diagnosed with lymphoma or a recurrence of lymphoma between age 13 and graduation from high school; under active treatment for lymphoma while in high school, resulting in a substantial impact on your ability to attend class, take the SAT's, etc.; have a treatment history which includes chemotherapy and/or radiation; currently a graduating high school senior; have not previously been awarded a scholarship from our Fund; AND currently pursuing an Associate's or Bachelor's degree at an accredited 2 year or 4 year college OR you are currently enrolled in an accredited post-secondary vocational or trade program which will culminate in certification. Priority is given to students still undergoing treatment, those with permanent effects from treatment and those at the beginning of their post-high school education. Proof of diagnosis and treatment is required in the form of a letter from the treating oncologist. Updated applications available in January.May-July Email us: The2dChanceFund@aol.com Write to us: 26 MEADOW LANE, PENNINGTON NJ 08534, or visit online (click on more information)
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The Scholarship Board of North Carolina - ESAEducation-exceptional children, special needs children$500 to $2500Scholarships are based on need, desire and academics. Must be a student enrolled in an accredited college or university. Must be training to work specifically with special needs persons up to age 21, excluding the academically gifted, in any educational setting. Must agree to teach in a North Carolina Public School system for one year after graduation as a teacher of exceptional children.April 1 Applications will be available Jan 1. Email Scholarship Chair at: scholarship-chair@esa-nc.org or Visit website (click on more information).
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The SECU Foundation "People Helping People" high school scholarship programGeneral; leadership$2,500 per year; renewableA senior student from each North Carolina high school can receive one of these scholarships. Applicants MUST BE SUBMITTED BY THEIR HIGH SCHOOL. Open to students who will enter one of the 16 constituent campuses of the University of North Carolina system. Is not a Director, employee, or family member of an employee of the State Employees’ Credit Union or the SECU Foundation. Must exemplify the philosophy "People Helping People" by having demonstrated leadership, excellence of character, integrity, and community involvement. Must have scholastic achievement and at least 2.5 GPA. Must agree to continue as a full time student in good standing with the same university for 8 consecutive semesters. Webiste information updated in January.May 4 SECU Foundation, PO Box 25966, Raleigh, NC 27611-5966 or email SECUfoundation@ncsecu.org or visit online (click on more information). Also see your school scholarship coordinator because each school selects a recipient. Information will be sent to the high schools in January.
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The Thomas Wolfe Scholarship Program - UNC at Chapel HillEnglish, creative writing, poetry, fiction, plays, literary non-fiction (personal narratives, memoir, travel and nature essays, literary journalism, belles-lettresfull 4-year financial supportThe Creative Writing Program and the Department of English of UNC-at Chapel Hill are pleased to announce the Thomas Wolfe Scholarship, which offers full four-year financial support to one incoming freshman per year. The Thomas Wolfe Scholarship's level of support will be equal to that of the University's well-known Morehead Scholarships. The Thomas Wolfe Scholarship seeks to identify and reward students with exceptionally focused literary ability and promise. Applicants must apply simultaneously to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for EARLY admission and complete a separate application for this scholarship. These are two distinct application processes and require different forms and separate mailings. Applicants must meet all academic requirements for EARLY admission. The Thomas Wolfe Scholarship award, the first of its kind at UNC-Chapel Hill, will be based largely on written work submitted by candidates. Artistic merit is the chief criterion of selection. The application process will require the submission of up to fifty (50) pages in prose, forty (40) pages in poetry, or sixty (60) in play writing, in English. In addition to completing an application questionnaire, candidates will submit a five-hundred-word personal essay entitled "Why I Write."October 15 Thomas Wolfe Scholarship, UNC-Chapel Hill, Creative Writing Program, Greenlaw Hall, CB# 3520 Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3520, phone: (919) 962-5481 | fax: (919) 962-3520. Marianne Gingher or Bland Simpson, Co-Directors of The Thomas Wolfe Scholarship Program, email TWS@unc.edu or mbging@email.unc.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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The Tom Joyner Foundation - Scholarships for students at Historical Black Colleges and UniversitiesGeneralUnavailableThe Tom Joyner Foundation only does one thing. It helps students continue their education at Black colleges. All too often a student will get into college, then encounter financial difficulties that will force them to drop out. The Foundation provides money directly to the Historical Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) for the purpose of helping these students complete their education. Each month the Tom Joyner Foundation designates an HBCU to receive its support. The scholarship support money is sent directly to the HBCU for the students. The scholarships are awarded to the students through the Financial Aid Department at the HBCU based on financial need and other requirements from the school and the donor. Contact Financial Aid department of HBCU for information.Unavailable E-mail us at TJF@blackamericaweb.com or contact Financial Aid department at your HBCU or visit online (click on more information).
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The Tom Joyner Foundation Full Ride ScholarshipGeneral; African-AmericanFull rideThe Full Ride Scholarship will be given away to a high school senior that has been accepted into a Historical Black Colleges and University (HBCU) by the fall semester of the coming year. The scholarship will recognize academic distinction as well as strong character and personal qualities. The recipient of the Full Ride Scholarship will receive full tuition waivers and stipends to cover room and board (on-campus only) and books for up to ten semesters. The recipient will have to maintain the required academic standards each semester to renew the scholarship. Students will be selected as finalists based on their academic accomplishments, intellectual and creative distinctions, extracurricular activities, letters of reference, and original essays. Finalists will be invited for a required interview with members of the Full Scholarship Selection Committee. Application is required and can be found on the website.January The Tom Joyner Foundation, Attn: Full Ride Scholarship Committee, PO Box 630495, Irving, Texas 75063, Phone: 972-789-1058 or Fax: 972-789-1411 or e-mail: fullridescholar@blackamericaweb.com, or visit online (click on more information).
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The Tom Joyner Foundation Full Ride ScholarshipGeneralFull rideThe Full Ride Scholarship will be given away to a high school senior that has been accepted into a Historical Black Colleges and University (HBCU) by the fall semester of the coming year. The scholarship will recognize academic distinction as well as strong character and personal qualities. The recipient of the Full Ride Scholarship will receive full tuition waivers and stipends to cover room and board (on-campus only) and books for up to ten semesters. The recipient will have to maintain the required academic standards each semester to renew the scholarship. Students will be selected as finalists based on their academic accomplishments, intellectual and creative distinctions, extracurricular activities, letters of reference, and original essays. Finalists will be invited for a required interview with members of the Full Scholarship Selection Committee. Application is required and can be found on the website.January The Tom Joyner Foundation, Attn: Full Ride Scholarship Committee, PO Box 630495, Irving, Texas 75063, Phone: 972-789-1058 or Fax: 972-789-1411 or e-mail: fullridescholar@blackamericaweb.com, or visit online (click for more information).
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The University of Arizona - several scholarships availableVariesVariesMany scholarships available to out-of-state-residents as well as in-state residents. Eligibility varies from academic excellence and leadership to specific gender, ethnicity, planned course of study, etc. Visit website for criteria and scholarships available.Admitted by May 1 UA Office of Student Financial Aid, PO Box 210066, Tucson, Arizona 85721-0066, 520.621.1858 Fax number 520.621.9473, askaid@email.arizona.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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The University of Georgia - Hodgson School of MusicMusic, bandUnavailableFinancial aid available through the School of Music includes both School of Music sponsored and band sponsored scholarships. These scholarships are renewable each year with a maximum contract length of four years as long as, upon annual review, the student's level of achievement remains satisfactory and the student maintains full-time status. One audition satisfies both the admission and scholarship consideration requirements. Mark the appropriate box on the online application to receive further information and scholarship consideration. Admission application to UGA must be completed by the deadline indicated.January 15 Hugh Hodgson School of Music, University of Georgia, 250 River Road, Athens, GA 30602-7278, 706-542-3737, Fax: 706-542-2773 or visit online (click on more information)
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The University of Georgia Disability Resource Center - Scholarships for Students with DisabilitiesGeneralvaries; some $1,000Several scholarships available to help students with disabilities at The University of Georgia. Require students to be registered with the Disability Resource Center. Other criteria and requirements vary. Applications are required. Check back on website for current application.April Disability Resource Center, The University of Georgia, 114 Clark Howell Hall, Athens, GA 30602-3338, (706)542-8719 (voice), (706)542-7719 (fax), (706)542-8778 (tty) or visit online (click on more information)
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The University of Georgia Foundation Fellowship And Bernard Ramsey Honors ScholarshipsGeneral$4,500 up to $9,000 for in-state; $7,700 up to $15,700 for out-of-state (plus an out-of-state tuition waiver)Applicants must be current high school seniors with an unweighted high school GPA of 3.75 + (unweighted), minimum 1400 SAT (on critical reading and math only; writing scores required) or 31 ACT, record of strong academic achievement and a history of accomplishment and leadership in co-curricular activities. Only students who have applied for the Foundation Fellowship will be considered for the Bernard Ramsey Honors Scholarship. All students invited to and who attend the Foundation Fellowship Interview Weekend will be offered Bernard Ramsey Honors Scholarships as Foundation Fellowship finalists.The scholarship also includes a $3,000 travel-study grant. All applicants must complete the Foundation Fellowship Application as well as the UGA Application for First-Year Admission. Your admissions application and Foundation Fellowship application must both be complete by the deadline.November 1 The Foundation Fellowship and Bernard Ramsey Honors Scholarship Application Management Team, Office of Undergraduate Admissions, Terrell Hall, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602-1633, fframsey@uga.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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The University of New Orleans - Freshman Academic AwardsGeneral$500 to $2,000 and up (or appropriate fee waivers for out-of-state)The amount of the award will vary based on the academic caliber of the student. The minimum requirements for consideration are 23 ACT (1060 SAT) and 3.0 GPA. The award must be used for university-related expenses (tuition/fees, dormitory room, books/supplies). Out-of-state students will also receive appropriate level of out-of-state fee waivers (ranging from 25-100%) based on their academic credentials. All students must complete the application for admission to UNO and supply necessary test scores (ACT, SAT, and/or TOEFL), and supply transcripts as appropriate. No student will be offered a scholarship without at least unofficial documents on file. - All domestic undergraduate students should complete and submit the FAFSA before enrollment. Click on links under Undergraduate Scholarship Information for specific details.January 15/ March 1 University of New Orleans, Office of Admissions, 103 Administration Building, 2000 Lakeshore Dr New Orleans, LA 70148, (504) 280-6595 or (800) 256-5UN or visit online (click on more information)
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The University of New Orleans - Homer Hitt ScholarshipGeneralFull scholarship (tuition, room/board/stipend)There are 15 Homer Hitt Scholarships that will be awarded annually. The minimum criteria for consideration are a 30 ACT (1320 SAT) and a 3.5 GPA. All students who submit their applications for admission on or before the deadline will be considered. The top 30 candidates for the scholarship will be invited to campus (with their parents) for a weekend competition for the scholarship. Following the competition, the recipients will be named. All students must complete the application for admission to UNO and supply necessary test scores (ACT, SAT, and/or TOEFL), and supply transcripts as appropriate. No student will be offered a scholarship without at least unofficial documents on file. - All domestic undergraduate students should complete and submit the FAFSA before enrollment. Click on links under Undergraduate Scholarship Information for specific details.January 15 University of New Orleans, Office of Admissions, 103 Administration Building, 2000 Lakeshore Dr New Orleans, LA 70148, (504) 280-6595 or (800) 256-5UN or visit online (click on more information)
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The University of New Orleans - PERFORMANCE AND SPECIAL FOCUS AWARDSVisual arts, performing arts, Music, Film, Theater, Communication Arts, Fine Arts$500 to $1,000 (or appropriate fee waivers for out-of-state)provides funding to students who exhibit special talent in the visual and performing arts or who are part of special designated educational cohort groups. These awards vary in value and are awarded through the different focus area. Out-of-state students will also receive appropriate level of out-of-state fee waivers (ranging from 25-100%) based on their academic credentials. Students wishing to be considered must complete the normal scholarship application process outlined above, but may also be required to submit supplementary information or submit to a performance-related tryout. All students must complete the application for admission to UNO and supply necessary test scores (ACT, SAT, and/or TOEFL), and supply transcripts as appropriate. No student will be offered a scholarship without at least unofficial documents on file. - All domestic undergraduate students should complete and submit the FAFSA before enrollment. Click on links under Undergraduate Scholarship Information for details.March 1 University of New Orleans, Office of Admissions, 103 Administration Building, 2000 Lakeshore Dr New Orleans, LA 70148, (504) 280-6595 or (800) 256-5UN or visit online (click on more information)
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The University of Texas at Dallas - Academic Excellence Scholarships (AES)General$3,000 to all costs of tuition and mandatory fees; renewableAll freshmen admitted to the University for the fall semester are automatically considered for an Academic Excellence Scholarship award - with few exceptions, a separate application is not necessary. Important factors in the selection of scholarship recipients include SAT or ACT scores, class rank, grade point average, and success in Honors or Advanced Placement course work, extracurricular and other leadership activities, and National Merit recognition. Non-Texas residents who receive an award from the AES Program are considered in-state residents for tuition and fee purposes. Decisions are made on a rolling basis with priority given to those admitted before March 31, so submitting admission application by March 1 highly recommended. Admission applications that are completed after March 1 will be considered for scholarship awards contingent upon availability of funding.February 1 (priority date for admission) UT Dallas - Office of Undergraduate Education, 800 West Campbell Road, GC16 | Richardson, Texas 75080-3021, email aes@utdallas.edu or call 972-883-6708 or visit online (click on more information)
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The University of Tulsa - Institutional Undergraduate ScholarshipsGeneral; International Baccalaureate, Presbyterian$3,000 up to full tuition/room and board; renewableA variety of merit-based scholarships based on exceptional high school performance are given to new freshmen annually, including National Merit/Presidential Scholar Award and Trustee National Merit Scholarship, University, Supplement, Provost, IB, and Honors Scholarships. Each requires a different level of academic excellence. The application for admission also serves as the application for scholarships. Also falling under institutional scholarships are: Presbyterian Leadership Award, Dependent of Presbyterian Grant, and Alumni Grant for dependents of alumni.Unavailable The University of Tulsa, Office of Admission, 800 South Tucker Drive, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74104-9700 (918) 631-2307, 1-800-331-3050 toll free, Fax (918) 631-5003, E-mail Address: admission@utulsa.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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The Vietnamese American Scholarship Foundation - several scholarships availableGeneralVariesEach of the scholarships are for high school seniors and of Vietnamese descent. They have additional separate selection criteria such as residency specifications, academic achievement, and positive character traits, but there is one common application process for all scholarships. To find out more information about each scholarship, including selection criteria, please click on the scholarship links on the website listed, which will be updated in late November.Spring Vietnamese American Scholarship Foundation, P.O. Box 429, Stafford, TX 77497, scholarships@vietscholarships.org
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Tommy Spoon MemorialA Williams High School athlete $1000A Williams athlete who has lettered, participated in at least one varsity sport, financial need, strong characterApril 20  
Troy University - several scholarships availableGeneral; music, theater, athletic, nursingVariesBeginning freshmen must apply during their senior year of high school or prior to August following high school graduation. Requirements vary but include academic excellence, leadership, and discipline-specific. Each campus also has campus-specific scholarships.March 1 or later Troy University Office of Admissions - admit@troy.edu. Office of Financial Aid, 134 Adams Administration Building, Troy, Alabama 36082, Phone: 1-800-414-5756 or visit online (click on more information) Several campuses in the US; main campus in Troy, AL
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Tulane University - Community Service ScholarshipGeneral, architecture$5,000 to $15,000; renewableThis scholarship is offered only for first-time freshmen who are currently applying to Tulane University. Typical winners demonstrate outstanding dedication to community service and high academic achievement. Separate application included community service resume. Community Service Scholarship recipients will have to fulfill public service requirements each year for the scholarship to continue.January 15 Office of Undergraduate Admission, 210 Gibson Hall, 6823 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, Louisiana 70118-5680. Fax (504) 862-8715 or (504) 862-8718 or visit online (click on more information)
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Tulane University - Deans Honors Scholarship or Paul Tulane AwardGeneral, architectureFull tuition; renewableSpecial application procedures must be followed for those wishing to be considered for the Deans' Honor Scholarship. The Dean's Honor Scholarship is a full tuition award renewable for 4 years, (or 5 years for Architecture students). Typical winners have outstanding high school performance and standardized test scores. Application for admission and supporting materials due November 15; students must apply Early Action or Single Choice Early Action. Architecture applicants must also submit a portfolio for the Dean's Honor Scholarship. The Dean's Honor Scholarship requires that an additional creative project be completed and is reviewed by the deans of the five undergraduate schools. The Paul Tulane Award requires additional writing components and is reviewed by the dean of admissionDecember 15 Tulane University Office of Undergraduate Admission, 210 Gibson Hall, 6823 St. Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70118, (800) 873-9283, undergrad.admission@tulane.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Tulane University - Marching Band AwardMusic, musician, marching band$1,000; renewableBand scholarships are available based on auditions, leadership experience and instrumentation needs of the ensemble. The scholarships are specifically earmarked for incoming freshmen who want to participate in the marching band, regardless of academic major. Additional scholarship money may be available based on quality of audition and instrumentation needs for the TUMB. These awards are granted through the recruitment process with the Director of Bands. Awards renew automatically every year that the student remains fully participating in the band program and is in good standing with the university. Students are required to go through the regular admission process in addition to contacting the marching band and auditioning.Unavailable For more information contact Barry Spanier, the band’s director, at bspanier@tulane.edu, 504.865.5139.or visit online (click on more information)
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Tulane University - several scholarships availableGeneral, community service, music, band. architecture, Athletic, science, engineering,Varies; 7,500 to $27,000/ year; renewableVaries. All freshmen applicants are considered for partial merit scholarships. Typical scholarship recipients rank in the top 10% of the class or better, have received high college admission test scores, have a rigorous academic program containing honors and advanced placement courses, and have an outstanding record of extracurricular activities. Admissions application must be received by the deadline to be considered for these scholarships. Other scholarships require separate applications and others require only the admissions application to be considered. See website for all scholarships.Varies: November thru January deadlines Office of Financial Aid, Tulane University, 205 Science & Engineering Lab Complex, New Orleans, LA 70118 Phone: 504.865.5723, or toll-free 800.335.3210. Email: finaid@tulane.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Tylenol Future Care ScholarshipHealthcare$5,000 - $10,000Open to high school seniors intending to major in a healthcare related field. Current information will be available after February 1.mid-May Applications will be available and accepted from February 1 through May 15. After February 1, call 1-877-TYLENOL or visit the website (click more information).
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U.S. Bank Internet Scholarship ProgramGeneral$1,000Our Internet Scholarship Program is available to high school seniors and college undergraduates. Winners will be selected at random. In order to be eligible for the U.S. Bank Internet Scholarship Program, a student must be: A high school senior planning to enroll or a current college freshmen, sophomore or junior at an eligible four-year college or university participating in the U.S. Bank No Fee Education Loan Program; Enrolled by September; A United States citizen or permanent resident alien. Our Internet Scholarship Program is exclusively for Web visitors and our online application is the only way to apply. Website is updated in October of each year for the next academic year.March 31 Call 800-242-1200 or visit online (click on more information).
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UC Berkeley - Berkeley Undergraduate ScholarshipGeneralvaries, based on needThe Berkeley Undergraduate Scholarship is awarded to new and continuing students on the basis of both academic merit and financial need. Students entering Berkeley from high school must have a 4.1 GPA. The amount of the scholarship is based on your level of financial need. Complete the FAFSA to apply for Financial aid. Complete and submit the University of California Application for Freshman (or Transfer) Admission and Scholarships by the deadline. Cite your characteristics, such as ancestry and professional interests, in the "Scholarship" section. (Some scholarships are reserved for students who meet criteria established by individual donors.) Complete and submit the (FAFSA) by the UC Berkeley March deadline.March 1 Visit online (click on more information) and to find the appropriate email address or call (510) 642-6442: 10:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. Monday-Friday.
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UC Berkeley - Regents’ and Chancellor’s Scholarship Program (By Invitation Only)GeneralVaries: $1,000 for honorary awards, as needed for needs-based awards, renewableThe Regents’ and Chancellor’s Scholarship carries the highest honor awarded by the University of California, Berkeley to entering undergraduates, and are by invitation only. Candidates are selected on the basis of the information available on their UC Application for Undergraduate Admission, including GPA and SAT test scores. Other factors that may be considered include: the application personal statement, letters of recommendation, extracurricular activities, academic potential, evidence of overcoming personal hardship, and other academic or personal qualities that would make a distinctive contribution to the campus.Selection occurs Feb-Apr Visit online (click on more information) and to find the appropriate email address or call (510) 642-6442: 10:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. Monday-Friday.
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UC- Davis- several scholarships availableGeneral; variesVariesYou only need to complete one application to apply to UC Davis and other UC campuses. The admissions application is also your opportunity to apply for scholarships. Be sure to read all instructions pertaining to scholarships when completing the application, paying particular attention to the restricted scholarship eligibility codes. If you wish to be considered for need-based scholarships, you must apply for financial aid by March. Be aware that some scholarships have special requirements and may require additional materials for consideration. Scholarship criteria may also include participation in extracurricular activities; specific college or major; career interests; geographic origin; high school or community college attended; parentage; perseverance; and many other personal characteristics. The majority of UC Davis’ scholarships are not renewable; therefore, students must reapply to be considered for scholarships on an annual basis. Refer to the scholarship section of the application instructions for further guidance. You must submit your UC application between November 1 and November 30 to be considered for scholarships. Most students are notified of scholarship awards beginning in early May through the end of July.November University of California, Davis | One Shields Avenue | Davis, CA 95616-8507 | T: (530) 752-2971 | F: (530) 752-1280 or visit online (click on more information)
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UC San Diego-several scholarships availableGeneral, otherVariesYou may qualify for 2 types of scholarships: merit scholarships and restricted scholarships. Freshman merit scholarships are based solely on academic achievement as reflected in your UC admissions application and include: Regents Scholarship and Ellen and Roger Revelle Scholarship. Freshman restricted scholarships: Restricted scholarships are awarded on academic merit plus additional criteria such as demonstrated financial need, field of interest, or leadership. If selected, you may need to provide supporting documentation to verify how you meet the restricted criteria. All personal and medical information remains confidential. See website for list of available scholarships. FAFSA needs to be filed by March 1.November 30 Scholarship Office, (858) 534-1067 email: scholarships@ucsd.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults (several scholarships available)General; Nursing$2,500Must be a young adult cancer survivor or have a parent with cancer or have lost a parent to cancer. Not for those with childhood cancer; must have been diagnosed/ rediagnosed AFTER age 15. These competitive scholarships are awarded to the most qualified applicants who best demonstrate: dedication to community service, commitment to educational and professional goals, use of their cancer experience to impact the lives of other young adults affected by cancer, medical hardship, and financial need. Application and essay required, and community service after winning award required. Updated applications available in December.April 1 The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults, 4725 Dorsey Hall Drive, Suite A505, Ellicott City, MD 21042, 1-888-393-FUND, ext. 106 or e-mail Shelby Orndoff, Scholarship Coordinator shelby@ulmanfund.org or visit online (click on more information).
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UNC - Charlotte Levine ScholarGeneral$22,500 for in-state students and $35,000 for out-of-staters for each of 4 yearsThe program seeks outstanding high school seniors who demonstrate evidence of experience, motivation, and commitment toward the ideals of the Levine Scholars Program. Requirements include: Students must be US citizens or permanent residents, applicants for freshman enrollment at UNC Charlotte in a baccalaureate program for the fall term immediately following their high school graduation. Students must demonstrate a commitment to community service, possess a capacity for ethical leadership that beckons fellow students toward a higher standard, and typically have a grade point average of 3.8 – 4.00 (unweighted) and score 1800- 2400 on the three combined sections of the SAT or 29 -36 on the ACT composite. Thus, while there are no minimum SAT, ACT or grade point averages to apply for the Levine Scholarship, students must excel academically. Students must be nominated online by their school counselor at their current high school by October 15. Application form due Nov 15 - all materials must besubmitted online.Oct 15 for nominations; Nov 8 for application The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28223-0001 · 704-687-8622 or visit online (click on more information)
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UNC-Asheville - various scholarships availableGeneral; mathUp to full tuitionVaries; selections are based on class rank, GPA, and SAT/ACT scores. Must apply for admission by Nov. 15 to be to be considered for the Laurel's or Leadership Scholarships. Contact the Admissions Office for the Laurel's scholarship.Varies Office of Financial Aid, CPO#1330, The University of North Carolina at Asheville, One University Heights, Asheville, NC 28804-3299, telephone (828) 251-6535 or email kmatthew@unca.edu. Or Admissions Office Admissions Office at 828-251-6481 or 1-800-531-9842. Also visit online (click more information).
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UNC-Chapel Hill - Morehead-Cain ScholarshipGeneral; Business Administration, Journalism, Mass CommunicationFully fundedThe Morehead-Cain has a separate application. If you are a North Carolina resident attending a North Carolina high school, you may be nominated by your high school or self-nominate by October 1. If you are a resident of another state, you may be nominated by an official Morehead-Cain nominating school or affiliate program or, if you apply by October 15, you may be considered for the scholarship based on your admission material. You must demonstrate Moral Force of Character, Scholarship, Physical Vigor, Leadership. Morehead-Cain is conferred solely on the basis of merit. Financial need is not considered in the selection of Morehead-Cain Scholars.Oct 1 for NC residents, Oct 15 for out of state The Morehead-Cain Foundation, Post Office Box 690, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-0690919.962.1201 (voice), 800.741.9023 (toll-free), 919.962.1615 (fax), moreheadcain@unc.edu visit online (click on more information)
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UNC-Chapel Hill - various scholarships availableGeneral; Business Administration, Journalism, Mass CommunicationUp to full tuitionVaries; selections are based on class rank, GPA, SAT/ACT scores. When you apply for admission, you are automatically considered for several prestigious scholarships, which are awarded to students who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement, strong curiosity and leadership skills, diversity (for some) and (in some cases) financial need. There is no separate application for most merit scholarships. If you can demonstrate need and submit your FAFSA and CSS\PROFILE on time, there is a combination of scholarships, grants, work-study, and loans available.Varies; starting Oct 1 for Morehead; January 15 latest Office of Scholarships and Student Aid, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 300 Pettigrew Hall, CB #2300, PO Box 1080, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-1080, telephone (919) 962-8396 or email aidinfo@unc.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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UNC-Charlotte - various scholarships availableGeneral; Engineering, Motor sports, Business, Accounting,; Nursing; Mathematics; EducationUp to full tuitionVaries, selections are based on GPA, class rank, and SAT or ACT scores. Merit-based, merit and need-based and departmental. Awards available. Merit-based deadline is November 15, and they are administered by the Admissions Office. All students who apply and meet the criteria will be evaluated for merit-based awards. Other scholarships require additional application. All students who complete the financial aid application process by April 1 are considered for merit and need based awards.Vary, as early as October for some items; Nov 15 for merit scholarships Office of Student Financial Aid, UNCC, 9201 University City Blvd., 122 Reese Building, Charlotte, NC 28223-0001, telephone (704) 687-2461, telephone (704) 687-2461 or visit online (click on more information). For merit-based scholarships, contact Kelley Peacock, Undergraduate Admissions, (704) 687-4906, keperkin@uncc.edu
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UNC-Greensboro - various scholarships availableGeneral, music, athletics, education, business, human environmental sciences, Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, nursing, mathematics (or related fields), sciences, women's studies, international studies, human relationsUp to full tuition; renewableVaries, elections are based on GPA, class rank, SAT or ACT scores and other factors. Merit-based awards, need-based grants and scholarships (many specialized), departmental and athletic scholarships available. Candidates for merit scholarships must have a complete UNCG admissions file by the dleadline, in order to apply. See website for various application requirements and deadlines.Varies Financial Aid Office, 723 Kenilworth Street, Greensboro, NC, 27402, telephone (336) 334-5702 or email finaid@uncg.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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UNC-Greensboro- Scholars ProgramGeneral; Nursing, Education, Chemistry, Religious Studies, Business & Economics, and Human Environmental Science.$,2500 to full ride; renewableThe UNCG Scholars Program recognizes and encourages exceptional academic ability and talent. The winners are among the most outstanding students at UNCG and their achievements enrich and enhance the University. Admitted students who are eligible for these scholarships will be invited by Undergraduate Admissions to apply. Only current high school seniors who are invited by Undergraduate Admissions are eligible to apply by completing the UNCG Scholars Program application by the deadline. UNCG Scholars are chosen primarily on the basis of superior scholastic and personal achievement and potential. Successful candidates generally present a minimum SAT score of 1200 (critical reading and math) or an ACT score of 27, and a minimum high school GPA of 3.5. The Dean’s Scholars Program, a component of the UNCG Scholars Program, offers incoming first-year students four-year renewable scholarships in specific majors.December 19 Financial Aid Office, 723 Kenilworth Street, Greensboro, NC, 27402, telephone (336) 334-5702 or email finaid@uncg.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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UNC-Pembroke - various scholarships availableGeneral; special educationUp to full tuitionVaries; selections are based on academic record and involvement in extracurricular activities. All students must be admitted to the University and must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. it has been determined that the Merit Scholarship Application is no longer required for entering freshman. Decisions regarding Merit Scholarship awards will be based on admissions application date and superior scholastic achievement and potential. Where required, endowed scholarship applications are available online. Offers a merit scholarship specific to Native Americans as well as for the general population. Also a North Carolina Council of Epsilon Sigma Alpha scholarship for students studying to work with exceptional children.March 1 UNC Pembroke, Office of Financial Aid, PO Box 1510, Pembroke, NC 28372-1510, telephone (910) 521-6255 or email fa@uncp.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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UNC-Wilmington - various scholarships availableGeneral; business, education, nursing, political science, international relations, historyUp to full tuitionVaries; selections are based on GPA, SAT or ACT, academic promise, financial need, participation in community service and other specific criteria including ethnic background, major, residency. All require a FAFSA. Many require separate application, and an essay. Departmental scholarships also available. See website for information. Applications become available on website in November.March 1 (FAFSA), April 1 UNCW, 601 South College Road, Wilmington, NC 28403-5904, telephone (910) 962-3177 or email finaid@uncw.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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Union Power Cooperative College ScholarshipsGeneral$1,000Three scholarships will be awarded to outstanding high school seniors planning to attend a 4-year North Carolina-accredited college or university. Students will be chosen from Union Power's 5-county service area in NC, including Union, Stanly, Cabarrus, Mecklenburg and Rowan Counties, and must live in a home served by Union Power Cooperative. Applications are awarded based on 40% financial need, 30% scholastic achievement, and 30% extracurricular activities. Application available online.3rd Friday in March Union Power Cooperative's Scholarship Program, Post Office Box 5014, Monroe, North Carolina 28111-5014, 704-220-0708, ext. 3265 or visit online (click on more information)
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United Methodist Dollars for ScholarsGeneral$1,000 matching award (or more)Each year through the United Methodist Dollars for Scholars (UMDFS) program, the United Methodist Higher Education Foundation (UMHEF) provides matching scholarships to United Methodist students who have received a scholarship from their local United Methodist church to help them attend a United Methodist-related college, university, or seminary. Additional matching funds may be available to eligible applicants through the Triple Your Dollars and/or the Quadruple Your Dollars components of the UM Dollars for Scholars program. The number of available matching scholarships is determined annually. Available matching funds include 25 scholarships designated for Hispanic-, Asian-, and Native-American [HANA] students funded by the UM General Board of Higher Education and Ministry. Applications available in January each year. Applicant must be planning to enroll as a full-time student in the fall of the coming academic year at a United Methodist-related college, university, or seminary, and must be an active member of The United Methodist Church for at least one year. Other scholarships also available.April 1 UMHEF, 60 Music Square East, Suite 350, Nashville, TN, 37203, 800.811.8110, umhefscholarships@umhef.org or visit online (Click on more information)
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United Methodist Scholarships - General Board of Higher Education & Ministry-Various scholarshipsGeneralVariesThe following are standard criteria for EVERY program offered through GBHEM: Applicants must be an ACTIVE, full member of The United Methodist Church for at least ONE year. Membership is determined by the date the applicant was confirmed and took membership vows with a United Methodist church. (Members of other Methodist denominations are not eligible.) Applicants must be pursuing a degree program at ANY accredited institution within the U.S. High school students may apply IF they will be college students in the fall term. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Applicants are required to be full-time students according to their school’s standards for the program for which they are enrolled. Minority and leadership awards available. The GBHEM Scholarships Office will process applications on a first-come, first-served basis of COMPLETE applications. The online scholarship application access will be open from the first working weekday in January through April 1 each year. See website for deadlines for each scholarship.Vary - January to April The United Methodist Church - General Board of Higher Education & Ministry. Allyson Collinsworth Director, Office of Loans and Scholarships, Scholarships: 615-340-7344 umscholar@gbhem.org or visit online (Click on more information)
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United Methodist Women of the Western North Carolina Conference Scholarship ProgramGeneral, church-related$500 to $10,000Various scholarships available. United Methodist Women of the Western North Carolina Conference have a scholarship program for students attending one of the Methodist related colleges in North Carolina (Bennett College, Brevard College, Greensboro College, High Point University, and Pfeiffer University) and pursuing an academic course of study leading to a church-related vocation such as Christian Education. All applicants must be members of the United Methodist Church and must reside within the bounds of the Western North Carolina Conference (includes the western half of NC; Mecklenburg west). Other scholarships available for other course of studies as well.March 1 Pat Gilbert, WNCC UMW Scholarship Chairperson, 4005 Mooresville Road, Salisbury NC 28147, Phone: 704-633-6361, Email: patgilbert@bellsouth.net, or visit online (Click on more information).
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United Negro College Fund (UNCF) - various scholarships availableGeneral; African-American studentsVariesOpen to African-American students with unmet financial need. General UNCF scholarships as well as others available through the UNCF website. If you are a student attending a UNCF-member college or university, it is highly recommended that you also complete the UNCF general scholarship application. Once a student completes the application, the information will be used to match you to many of the specific programs administered by UNCF. The general application, however, does not apply to scholarship programs that require a separate application. For information on all of these scholarships as well as a list of member colleges, please visit the UNCF website.Varies UNCF Headquarters, 8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive, Fairfax, VA 22031, Phone: (703) 205-3400 Visit online (click on more information)
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United States JCI Senate ScholarshipGeneral$1,000Open to graduating high school seniors who plan to continue their education at accredited post-secondary colleges, universities or vocational schools. Submit application and reference letters. Scholarships granted on local or state level. State chapters can be contacted through national website.varies by state Visit the website (click more information) to find your state chapter contact information.
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University of Alabama - several scholarships availableGeneralVariesAcademic scholarships are merit-based, requiring that students earn certain grade point averages and/or scores on the PSAT, SAT, or ACT to qualify. In order to be considered for any scholarships you are eligible for as an incoming freshman, a completed scholarship application must be submitted online (this includes the résumé portion of the scholarship application). Entering freshmen, transfer students, and current University undergraduate students who apply using the scholarship application will be considered for all scholarships for which they are eligible (with exceptions such as ROTC). Please note that the national October ACT and national November SAT results are the last college entrance examination results accepted for students who wish to be considered for scholarships. Several scholarships for non-residents available. See "types of scholarships' on website.December 1 The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 Local: (205) 348-8201, Toll Free: 1 (800) 933-BAMA (2262) or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Arkansas - Non-Resident Tuition AwardGeneralUnavailable; renewableThe Non-Resident Tuition Award covers the difference between out-of-state tuition and in-state tuition. Awarded to entering freshmen and transfer students from TX, LA, MS, TN, MO, KS, and OK. Entering freshmen must have a 3.25 or higher GPA and ACT of at least 24 or 1090 SAT (combined math and critical reading). The award is automatically granted to qualifying students. Students must apply for admission to be considered, but are not required to submit a separate scholarship application.November 15 (priority), February 1 Office of Academic Scholarships, MAIN 101, Fayetteville, AR 72701 479-575-4464, Fax 479-575-4329, scholars@uark.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Arkansas - several scholarships availableGeneral, agriculture, food sciences, life sciences, architecture, business, engineering, education, health fields, Chemistry, biochemistry, archeology, drama, art, history, math, music, band, physics, philosophy, nursing$2,000 to $10,000; renewableSeveral scholarships based on academic merit and/or leadership available. Deadline in February, but applicants encouraged to apply in November for best consideration. Apply for Scholarships Online, include printed PDF sent via e-mail after successful online application; include an academic résumé; list 5 works you have read this year that you have most enjoyed. Include two or three sentences after each explaining your attachment to the work, placing an asterisk by those you were required to read; Write an essay on one of the two choices provided on the PDF checklist; Provide an official transcript with test scores. Students must also apply for admission to the University of Arkansas to be considered for scholarships. COLLEGE AND DEPARTMENTAL SCHOLARSHIPS also available -- contact individual departments- listing available from website.November 15 (priority), February 1 New Freshman Scholarships, Academic Scholarships, MAIN 101, Fayetteville, AR 72701 479-575-4464, Fax 479-575-4329, scholars@uark.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Arkansas - several scholarships availableGeneral; minority$2,000 to $10,000; renewableThere is a single scholarship application for entering freshman academic and leadership scholarships, which include the Chancellor’s, Silas Hunt and Razorback Bridge Scholarships (for under-represented or minority students), and University Scholarships. Students can begin this process by registering online or downloading a paper version of the application on the Apply Online page of the High School Seniors section of our website. This single application will allow a student to apply for 90% of merit-based scholarships available to entering freshmen. Scholarship applicants must also apply for admission to the University of Arkansas via a separate Admission Application. The scholarship recipients are in the top 5% of all students nationally, based on GPA, strength of curriculum, ACT and/or SAT scores, writing skills, demonstrated leadership, success in national scholarship competitions, and many other areas of achievement. The scholarships are awarded competitively. Candidates for scholarships typically have a minimum of a 3.75 GPA and 28 ACT/1240 SAT. The strongest candidates routinely exceed listed minimums while demonstrating a clear commitment to an advanced curriculum, achievement/distinction in many other areas, and superior writing skills. Other departmental scholarships also available as well as Prestigious Fellowship award for the top 2% academically. These require separate applications.November 15 for early consideration (recommended); February 1 for general Office of Academic Scholarships, 101 Old Main University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701, Phone 479-575-4464, Fax 479-575-4329 or scholars@uark.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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University of CaliforniavariesvariesWhen you apply for admission, you are also applying for scholarships. Some of these applications are automatic, basing their decisions on information in your application. Others, however, require you to submit additional documentation; if so, that fact is noted in the scholarship listing. Students can apply for a number of scholarships at each UC campus and can visit the UC website for scholarships from the different campuses.varies Contact the UC campus directly or visit online at the main website (click on more information)
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University of Central Arkansas - Foundation ScholarshipsGeneral; Home Economics, foreign language education, band, family and consumer sciences, Interior Design, chemistry, art, voice, mathematics, education, science, music, piano, industrial education, education$3,000 to $12,000; renewableMany scholarships available from various sources including privately-funded, alumni association, Honors College. Each has different criteria, contact information, and scholarship application. See web address for brochure and contact information. Application required and is available after January 10.early March UCA, Office of Admissions, 201 Donaghey Ave., Bernard Hall, Suite 103, Conway, AR 72035(501) 450-3128 or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Central Arkansas - several academic scholarships availableGeneral; Art, Music, Mass Communications, Theatre, digital filmmaking, journalism$3,000 to $8,500; renewableThe University of Central Arkansas awards academic scholarships to entering freshmen based on high school GPA and ACT/SAT scores and other relevant factors. Applicants must be ADMITTED by Feb. 16 to be considered for scholarships; no separate scholarshp application required. Recipients are responsible for making on-campus housing arrangements through UCA's Housing Office. To receive the full benefit of some scholarships, students must reside in university housing. Scholarships will be awarded as funds are available. Minimum eligibility requirements: 25-26 ACT/1130-1200 recentered SAT and a 3.25 cumulative high school GPA; higher levels receive higher awards. Departmental scholarships for Art, Music, Mass Communications, Theater also available. Please click on Departmental and Other University Scholarships on the website for more informationMust be ADMITTED by February 16 UCA, Office of Admissions, 201 Donaghey Ave., Bernard Hall, Suite 103, Conway, AR 72035(501) 450-3128 or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Dallas - several scholarships availableGeneral; Hispanic, National Merit, IB$1,000 up to full tuitionCompetitive academic awards available with online application. Recipients are usually in the top 25% of their high school class or better and have scored a combined SAT of at least 1150 on the 1600 scale (or a composite ACT of 25 or better). Includes scholarships for National Merit Finalists and Semi-finalists, National Hispanic Scholars, and IB Scholars.January 15 (priority), March 1 for most; Dec 1 for IB and others University of Dallas, 1845 East Northgate Drive, Irving, Texas 75062-4736, Office of Undergraduate Admission & Financial Aid, 1.800.628.6999, or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Dallas - Special Awardsart, chemistry, classics, art, drama, French, German, math, physics, Spanish$1,000 to $5,000Specific departmental awards available with Special Award Program Application (online) Additional requirements vary but can include portfolios, campus visit and interview, translation tests, auditions, etc.December 1 University of Dallas, 1845 East Northgate Drive, Irving, Texas 75062-4736, Office of Undergraduate Admission & Financial Aid, 1.800.628.6999, or the specific department, or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Florida - Out of State Tuition ScholarshipsVarious; General, music$8,000 to $20,000/yearFor Out of State Tuition Scholarships, recipients are selected from admitted freshmen who are non-Florida residents for tuition purposes. There is not a separate application for these scholarships, as all admitted students who apply by the November 1 priority deadline are considered eligible. For information on music scholarships, write to the Department of Music, 130 Music Building, P.O. Box 117900, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611-7900, or call (352) 392-0223.November 1 or varies Office of Admissions - 201 Criser Hall - PO Box 114000 - Gainesville, FL 32611-4000 - 352-392-1365. Contact scholarship coordinator in the Office of Admissions at rsjohnson@admissions.ufl.edu, (352) 392-1365, ext. 7338, or see website (click more information) for contacts for the various scholarships available.
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University of Georgia - several scholarships availableGeneral, music, various$1,000 up to $14,500 (out of state) or $9,000 in-stateUGA awards merit-based scholarships to entering first-year students based on academic merit, superior test scores, evidence of leadership, and outstanding accomplishments outside of the classroom. Approximately 5% of the entering first-year class is awarded a merit scholarship. These scholarships can be in addition to the HOPE scholarship. Admissions application must be in by Dec.15 to be considered for merit scholarships, some awards have application deadlines of Nov. 15. Additional scholarships available based on leadership, diversity, ethnic group, etc.Admission application due Dec 15 for most merit scholarships The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 | UGA Directory Assistance 706/542-3000 E-mail: undergrad@admissions.uga.edu Financial aid, Office of Student Financial Aid E-mail: osfa@uga.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Georgia - The Goizueta Foundation Scholarships-Academic and LeadershipGeneral but must be spanish-speaking; leadership$3.000 or $7,500; renewableTo be eligible for the The Goizueta Foundation Scholarships, applicants must have demonstrated fluency in both written and spoken Spanish; be a Citizen or Legal Permanent Resident of the US; demonstrated financial need as determined by the Office of Student Financial Aid; have strong academic achievement, and/ or demonstrated strength and commitment to leadership. Look for application online in October.March 20 The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 | UGA Directory Assistance 706/542-3000 E-mail: undergrad@admissions.uga.edu Financial aid, Office of Student Financial Aid E-mail: osfa@uga.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Kansas - several Scholarships availableGeneral; architecture, art and design, business, classics, ecology, evolutionary biology, engineering, environmental studies, geology (geophysics, paleontology, oceanography), journalism, music, dance, ROTC, theatre, film; HispanicMinimum $500, up to full tuition and fees; some renewableYou are eligible to be considered for freshman scholarships if you: Have at least a 3.25 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale; Have not attended another college or university after graduating from high school; Submit a complete admission application by the deadline date; no separate application and strong showing in strength of curriculum, official transcripts, and standardized test scores, GPA, scholarship essay, employment, demonstrated leadership, school and community service involvement, and special awards and honors. Scholarships available for national merit scholars and high academic achievers, students who enhance the diversity of the student body and children of alumni (this one requires a separate application). Departmental scholarships also available. All KU scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis.November 1 (admission application submitted) KU Visitor Center, 1502 Iowa St., Lawrence, KS 66045-7576, (785) 864-3911, adm@ku.edu Mallory Engler, Texas Regional Representative, (713) 791-2519, mallory@ku.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Kentucky - Competitive ScholarshipsGeneral, departmental also available$4,500 and up to full tuition, plus a stipend for someThe University of Kentucky also provides a competitive scholarship application for higher valued scholarships, for students with a minimum test score of 31 ACT or 1360 SAT (Math + Reading) and minimum unweighted GPA of 3.75 on a 4.0 scale. Minimum test score requirements are based on the composite or total score from one test date. Combined scores, also known as a superscore, from two or more tests will not be considered. In addition to the scholarship application, students applying for competitive scholarships must have qualifying test scores and high school transcript on file with the Office of Undergraduate Admission by the deadline. Download the application from the website (click more information).January 15 Office of Academic Scholarships, 100-H Funkhouser Building, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0054, Phone: (859) 257-4198, E-mail: academicscholar@lsv.uky.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Kentucky - several scholarships availableGeneral, departmental also available; arts$3,000; renewableThese scholarships require only the admissions application and test scores received by the deadline. They include: Flagship Scholarship -- Incoming freshmen whose highest ACT score is 26-27 or SAT (M+CR) is 1170-1240, and achieve a 3.30 unweighted high school GPA, will automatically be offered a Flagship Scholarship. The Provost Scholarship -- Incoming freshmen whose minimum ACT score is 28 or SAT (M+CR) is 1250, and achieve a 3.30 unweighted high school GPA, will automatically be offered a Provost Scholarship. Departmental scholarships also available. See website for criteria and instructions.March 1 Office of Academic Scholarships, 100-H Funkhouser Building, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0054, Phone: (859) 257-4198, E-mail: academicscholar@lsv.uky.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Louisiana - Lafayette - Various Academic Scholarships availableGeneral; also nursing, band, education, chemical engineering, petroleum engineering, sciences, Architecture and Design, music, dance, theater, marketing, business, economics, accounting, communications, liberal arts$1,000 up to full tuition plus other costs for four yearsRequirements to apply for academic scholarships include: Must have an ACT composite of 23 or greater or SAT composite of 1050 or greater (Verbal/Critical Reading &Math scores) (plus minimums in each part of the SAT or ACT); have a 3.0 minimum high school cumulative GPA on a non-weighted 4.0 scale; and be admitted to the University. Students with an ACT composite of 28 or higher (SAT 1250) are given early priority consideration (see priority deadline date) and will receive award notification after December 1st. All students meeting eligibility criteria must submit a completed scholarship application and apply for admission to be considered. Application available online. The Valedictorian Scholarship is awarded upon high school graduation; students should contact the UL Lafayette Scholarship Office for more information. Departmental scholarships also available. See online for more information.November 15 (priority), January 31 (regular) University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Scholarship Office · Martin Hall Room 260, Post Office Box 44050, Lafayette LA 70504-4050, 337/482-6515 or 337/482-1190 · scholar@louisiana.edu or visit online (click on more information),
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University of Maryland - several scholarships availableGeneral; art, dance, theater, musicUp to full tuitionTo be considered for most merit scholarships, entering freshmen applying for the Fall semester must submit both Part I and Part II of the application for undergraduate admission by the priority deadline of November 1. The eligibility requirements for each scholarship vary, with the most talented entering freshmen receiving the most prestigious scholarships. Admission decision letters are mailed by late January and merit scholarship award notifications begin in mid-March and continue through early April. Departmental scholarships also available.November 1; other Office of Undergraduate Admissions, University of Maryland, Mitchell Building, College Park, MD 20742 USA, 301.314.8385/1.800.422.5867 um-admit@umd.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Maryland - several scholarships availableGeneral; art, dance, theater, musicUp to full tuitionTo be considered for most merit scholarships, entering freshmen applying for the Fall semester must submit both Part I and Part II of the application for undergraduate admission by the priority deadline of November 1. Departmental and other scholarships also available.Varies Office of Undergraduate Admissions, University of Maryland, Mitchell Building, College Park, MD 20742 USA, 301.314.8385/1.800.422.5867 um-admit@umd.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Miami - several scholarships availableGeneral; art, dance, theater, musicUp to full tuitionTo be considered for most merit scholarships, entering freshmen applying for the Fall semester must submit both Part I and Part II of the application for undergraduate admission by the priority deadline of November 1. Departmental and other scholarships also available.Varies Office of Undergraduate Admissions, University of Maryland, Mitchell Building, College Park, MD 20742 USA, 301.314.8385/1.800.422.5867 um-admit@umd.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Mississippi (Ole Miss)-- Academic Common Market (ACM) ScholarshipForensic Chemistry, Geological Engineering$9,006 (difference between in-state and out-of-state fee); renewableThe Academic Common Market (ACM) is a cooperative agreement allowing residents of a participating state to pursue academic degree programs not offered in their home states without having to pay out-of-state tuition charges. The 16 participating states include AL, AR, DE, FL, GA, KY, LA, MD, MS, NC, OK, SC, TN, TX, VA and WV. Non-resident students from a state participating in ACM. Must major in one of the following degree programs: Bachelor of Science in Forensic Chemistry OR Bachelor of Science in Geological Engineering. Eligibility for programs offered by The University of Mississippi is determined by the state in which the student resides. All states and/or degree programs within ACM are not necessarily approved at the undergraduate level at The University of Mississippi. Students should use the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) website to determine whether they will be eligible for ACM.December 1-priority deadline; no later than March 1 The University of Mississippi, Office of Financial Aid, Student Services Center, 257 Martindale, P.O. Box 1848, University, MS 38677, 800-891-4596, E-mail to finaid@olemiss.edu. Office of Admissions, 662-915-7226, E-mail: admissions@olemiss.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Mississippi (Ole Miss)-- various scholarships availableVary, general, also leadership, women's, engineering, business, journalism, Chinese; merit finalists and semi-finalists, valedictorians, student body president, Eagle ScoutFrom $500 to full tuition and board; renewableVaries -- most require at least a 3.0 GPA .Incoming freshmen who wish to be considered for scholarships must file a University of Mississippi Admission Application, and submit an online Special Programs & Scholarships Application. Please have test scores sent electronically to the Office of Admissions and Enrollment Services. Review various scholarship options on the website.December 1-priority deadline; no later than March 1 The University of Mississippi, Office of Financial Aid, Student Services Center, 257 Martindale, P.O. Box 1848, University, MS 38677, 800-891-4596, E-mail to finaid@olemiss.edu. Office of Admissions, 662-915-7226, E-mail: admissions@olemiss.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Nevada, Reno - several scholarships availableGeneral, agriculture, biotechnology, natural resources, business, health sciences, music, dance, criminal justice, Human development and family sciences, early education, chemistry, physics, computer sciences, computer information systems$1,000 to $15,000 for merit scholarshipsStudents who present qualifying academic credentials in their admission application are awarded scholarships upon admission to the University. Scholarship offers are determined through the use of an academic index. The index is calculated using the high school unweighted cumulative GPA and the highest ACT or SAT I test score, to determine eligibility and offer amount. The Application for Admission is the same application for scholarships. The priority application deadline for scholarships is February 1st. After which scholarships are awarded. Departmental and other endowed awards also available with varying criteria. See website for more details.February 1 University of Nevada, Student Financial Aid and Scholarships, Mail Stop 0076, University of Nevada, Reno, Reno, Nevada 89557, Toll Free: 877.666.0014, asknevada@unr.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Nevada--Las Vegas - several scholarships availableGeneral$2,000 to $15,000; renewableNewly-admitted undergraduate students are automatically considered for all UNLV scholarships within the admissions application if admitted by Feb. 1 and completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by Feb. 1 for the upcoming school year. No additional scholarship application is necessary. Students are then considered for scholarships between February and March. Scholarships are awarded through the Financial Aid & Scholarships Office and departments and colleges. Please see website for more informationFeb. 1 University of Nevada--Las Vegas, Financial Aid & Scholarships, Box 452016, 4505 Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, NV 89154-2016, Phone: 702-895-3424, Fax: 702-895-1353 or visit online (click on more information).
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University of New Mexico - Amigo ScholarshipGeneral$8,000 to $14,250 plus the Amigo Scholarship (add'l $14385) per year; renewableAvailable to students with 23 ACT (1060 SAT) and 3.5 GPA or 26 ACT (1170 SAT) and 3.0 GPA. Available to residents and non-residents To maintain the award, must complete 15 new credit hours with a 3.0 GPA each semester (fall and spring semesters). Scholarships are traditionally known as merit based, and a competitive process usually accompanies the activities surrounding selection and monitoring of the various programs. You must apply for admissions to UNM to be considered for any merit scholarship. The Office of Admissions and the Office of Financial Aid administer the majority of Scholarships at the University of New Mexico. Scholarship awards and selection processes are subject to change. Merit scholarships are based on any number of criteria including items such as academic performance and leadership potential. Please note that these programs are very competitive and the criteria listed for these scholarships represent the minimum requirements to be considered. No scholarship application necesary. Must be ADMITTED to UNM by February 1.In time to be admitted by Feb 1 for Fall semester/ Oct 1 for spring semester The University of New Mexico, Scholarship Office, MSC06 3670, Mesa Vista Hall Room 3019, Albuquerque, NM, 87131, Phone 505.277.6090, Fax 505.277.5325 or visit online (click on more information)
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University of New Mexico - National Scholars / National Merit Scholar Semi-finalist ScholarshipsGeneral; national merit, Native American$8,000 to $14,250 plus the Amigo Scholarship (add'l $14385) per year; renewableNational Merit Finalist or National Achievement or National American Indian Scholar may be eligible or National Merit Semi-finalist and Finalist Scholar may be eligible. Available to residents and non-residents To maintain the award, must complete 15 new credit hours with a 3.3 GPA each semester (fall and spring semesters). Scholarships are traditionally known as merit based, and a competitive process usually accompanies the activities surrounding selection and monitoring of the various programs. You must apply for admissions to UNM to be considered for any merit scholarship. The Office of Admissions and the Office of Financial Aid administer the majority of Scholarships at the University of New Mexico. Scholarship awards and selection processes are subject to change. Merit scholarships are based on any number of criteria including items such as academic performance and leadership potential. Please note that these programs are very competitive and the criteria listed for these scholarships represent the minimum requirements to be considered. ACT/SAT scores must be received by the scholarship(s) deadline. Must be ADMITTED to UNM by the deadline.In time to be admitted by Feb 1 The University of New Mexico, Scholarship Office, MSC06 3670, Mesa Vista Hall Room 3019, Albuquerque, NM, 87131, Phone 505.277.6090, Fax 505.277.5325 or visit online (click on more information)
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University of New Mexico- Regents’ ScholarshipGeneral$15,296 per year; renewable For Valedictorian or student with 31 ACT (1380 SAT) or 3.9 GPA. To maintain the scholarship, Freshmen Regents’ Scholars must complete 15 new credit hours with a 3.3 GPA each semester (fall and spring semesters) and live in the Scholars Wing in Hokona Hall. Available to residents and non-residents Scholarships are traditionally known as merit based, and a competitive process usually accompanies the activities surrounding selection and monitoring of the various programs. You must apply for admissions to UNM to be considered for any merit scholarship. The Office of Admissions and the Office of Financial Aid administer the majority of Scholarships at the University of New Mexico. Scholarship awards and selection processes are subject to change. Merit scholarships are based on any number of criteria including items such as academic performance and leadership potential. Please note that these programs are very competitive and the criteria listed for these scholarships represent the minimum requirements to be considered. ACT/SAT scores must be received by the scholarship(s) deadline. Application available on the website.December 1 The University of New Mexico, Scholarship Office, MSC11 6320, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001 Phone: 505-277-8900 or 1-800-CALLUNM, Fax: 505-277-6326 or visit online (click on more information)
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University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA)Dance, design and production, drama, film-making, music, visual artsUp to full tuitionUNCSA has established a variety of scholarships available for high school and college students. Scholarships may be awarded based on talent (as determined by audition or jury through the Arts Schools), demonstrated need, or a combination of talent and need. Scholarships are awarded on an annual basis. All students who apply for financial aid with the FAFSA are automatically considered for scholarships based solely on demonstrated financial need. Other scholarships may be awarded by the arts dean, based on talent determined at the time of audition or evaluations. Students who want to apply for talent scholarships may wish to complete the FAFSA, since the arts dean may use this information in combination with talent qualifications to make scholarship awards.unavailable UNCSA, Office of Student Financial Aid, 1533 South Main Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27127, PH: 336-770-3297, FAX: 336-770-1489, EMAIL: finaid@uncsa.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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University of North Texas - Board of Regents ScholarshipsGeneral$1,500 to $5,000; renewableThese scholarships are for outstanding entering freshmen who rank in the top 10% of their high school graduating class AND who score at least a 1200 on the SAT or 27 on the ACT (Written test portion excluded); four levels available based on scores. No application is necessary. All eligible students are identified through their completed Admissions file. Please ensure all transcripts and test scores are updated in Admissions as soon as possible. Priority consideration will be given to the earliest applications due to limited funding so appying to UNT early is advised.March 1 at the latest Student Financial Aid and Scholarships, 1147 Union Circle - Eagle Student Services Center, Room 228, Denton, TX 76203, (940) 565-2302 or toll free at (877)881-1014; via fax at (940)565-2738; or via email at scholarships@unt.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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University of North Texas - Departmental scholarships availableArts, sciences, business, education, engineering, public affairs, music, merchandising, hospitality, visual arts.variesDepartment sponsored scholarship applications may be obtained from the college, department, or school in which the student plans to major. Application deadlines may vary. Students interested in finding out more about departmental scholarships can click on the links below to find the department of their major. The Department awarding the scholarship is always the first point of contact regarding any scholarship related inquires.Unavailable Specific department, college or school at UNT. Or Student Financial Aid and Scholarships, 1147 Union Circle - Eagle Student Services Center, Room 228, Denton, TX 76203, (940) 565-2302 or toll free at (877)881-1014; via fax at (940)565-2738; or via email at scholarships@unt.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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University of North Texas - Several General Academic scholarships availableGeneral$200 - $2500; some renewableTo be considered for General Academic Scholarships you must be an entering freshman in the top quarter of your high school graduating class with at least an 1100 SAT or 24 ACT (written portion excluded); or, be a continuing/transfer student with at least a cumulative GPA of 3.0 at the end of the Fall semester of your senior year. All applicants must have an assigned UNT ID number to submit an application. Any essays, letters of recommendations, or other documents required MUST be attached to your online application when it is submitted. Submitting a General Academic Scholarship application will automatically place a student into the competition for a variety of scholarships for which the student is eligible.March 1 Student Financial Aid and Scholarships, 1147 Union Circle - Eagle Student Services Center, Room 228, Denton, TX 76203, (940) 565-2302 or toll free at (877)881-1014; via fax at (940)565-2738; or via email at scholarships@unt.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Notre Dame - several scholarships availableGeneralUnavailableFinancial Aid at Notre Dame is administered and awarded based upon the demonstrated financial need of the student. All students admitted through the University's very selective admissions process are considered worthy of scholarship consideration on the basis of their outstanding academic and personal credentials. A thorough and consistent review of each applicant is conducted by the Financial Aid Office each year in order to determine a student's financial aid eligibility, including scholarship eligibility.February 15 University of Notre Dame - Office of Student Financial Services, Financial Aid, 115 Main Building 100 Main Building, Notre Dame, IN 46556, Phone: 574-631-6436, finaid@nd.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Oklahoma- numerous scholarships availableGeneral, varies, leadership, community involvement, American IndianVaries; up to $87,000 for non-OK residents; some renewableApply for all general freshmen scholarships at OU by completing our online scholarship process, which is part of the admission application. OU offers a wide variety of scholarship opportunities for admitted incoming freshmen based on criteria such as academics, leadership potential, community involvement, intended major, extracurricular interests, etc. Academic, Leadership, American Indian, and needs-based scholarships available. For the comprehensive list of freshman scholarships for which you will be considered if you apply, please visit online. In some cases additional requirements (essays, interviews, auditions, portfolios, etc.) may be necessary, and some may have early deadlines.Vary OU Recruitment Services, 550 Parrington Oval, Norman, OK 73019 (405)325-2151 (800) 234-6868 E-mail: ou-pss@ou.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Oregon- several scholarships availableGeneralvariesThere are many opportunities to receive scholarships at the University of Oregon, some are strictly merit-based, while others also look for diversity, financial need. Some require an additional scholarship application while others only require meeting the eligibility requirements and applying for admission by specified date. Presidential and Diversity Scholarships have January deadline. General university scholarships have February deadline.January 15 or February 15 University of Oregon, Office of Financial Aid, 260 Oregon Hall, 1278 University of Oregon Eugene, OR 97403-1278, (800) 760-6953, (541) 346-3221, (541) 346-1175 [fax], fawww@uoregon.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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University of Pennsylvania - (several scholarships available)General, and variousUp to full tuition and costsAll of Penn's financial aid is awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need. Student must meet all Penn admission standards first. Financial aid is awarded based on financial need as determined by Student Financial Services. Financial need is the difference between Penn's costs and the amount your family is expected to contribute (Educational Expense Budget - Family Contribution = Financial Need). Penn reviews all applications individually, and does not rely on the Federal EFC (Expected Family Contribution). The following items are also considered in determining financial need: family size, student income and assets parents' income and assets, the number of family members enrolled in college, and extraordinary family circumstances.November 1 for early decision, February 1 Mailing Address Student Financial Services, University of Pennsylvania, 005 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6270, sfsmail@sfs.upenn.edu, Phone 215-898-1988, Fax 215-573-5428 or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Portland - several scholarships availableGeneral, variesVariesGenerally, scholarships are reserved for students with special qualifications, such as academic, athletic or artistic talent. Awards are also available for students who are interested in particular fields of study, who are members of underrepresented groups, who live in certain areas of the country or who demonstrate financial need. UP has several institutional scholarships that are awarded to students based on certain academic criteria. Students are notified of these scholarships by the Office of Admissions. These scholarships are available for four years of academic study and will be distributed evenly over eight semesters (fall and spring, excluding summer). Apply for institutional scholarships through the Supplemental Scholarship Application. The scholarship application season for the upcoming academic year opens in November.March 1 University of Portland, Financial Aid, Waldschmidt 120, MSC 166, 5000 N Willamette Blvd., Portland OR 97203, 503-943-7311 or 800-227-4568, fax: 503-943-7508, finaid@up.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Richmond -Richmond Scholars AwardGeneralFull tuition to full tution, room and board; renewableAll first-year admission applicants who apply to the University of Richmond by Dec. 1 are considered for the Richmond Scholars program. These students compete for 45 Richmond Scholar awards. The selection committee considers each student individually, evaluating their application in a highly personalized and holistic manner, looking at accomplishments, leadership, worldview, enthusiasm for learning and growing…. The writing sample is particularly critical because it communicates some of the special contributions a student might make to the University. While grades and test scores are important, the committee is aware that they don't represent the whole student and, as a result, they are not used to automatically include or exclude an applicant from consideration. To qualify for consideration by the Richmond Scholars Program, first-year applicants must: 1.Submit a complete admission application by Dec. 1 (postmark) and 2.Complete all standardized testing by Nov. 30.December 1 (admission application) Office of Admission, 28 Westhampton Way, University of Richmond, VA 23173, (804) 289-8640; (800) 700-1662; Fax: (804) 287-6003, admissions@richmond.edu or scholarsoffice@richmond.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Richmond -several scholarships availableGeneral, Visual arts, Performing Arts, music, theater, dance, sciences, mathematics, computer science; HispanicUp to full tuition; renewableOne out of every 15 incoming first-year students at the University of Richmond will receive a full-tuition, merit-based scholarship. These scholarships are based on academic achievement, high test scores, leadership, desire for learning and artistic talent (for art scholarship). Submit the completed Common Application and the University of Richmond Supplement to the Common Application OR the Richmond Web Application, fee or approved fee waiver, high school transcript and counselor recommendation letter, results of the SAT or ACT (and TOEFL), the completed University of Richmond Supplement to the Common Application and a response to the Richmond’s essay prompt. For art scholarship, also a two-page, combined artist's statement (an expression of your artistic point of view, inspiration, and motivation) and resume that outlines the student's artistic endeavors as well as experience and training in the given discipline. See website for more information.As early as November 15, or December 1; or January 15 Office of Admission, 28 Westhampton Way, University of Richmond, VA 23173, (804) 289-8640; (800) 700-1662; Fax: (804) 287-6003, admissions@richmond.edu or scholarsoffice@richmond.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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University of San Diego - Bishop Maher Catholic Leadership ScholarshipGeneral$500 to $4,000Intended to assist Catholic undergraduate men and women who have financial need and who have demonstrated leadership capabilities in their parish or within their Catholic community. New applicants must have a high school Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 3.00 (as determined by the USD Office of Undergraduate Admissions) and acceptable SAT scores. Transfer students from other 4 year universities or community colleges must have a minimum 2.8 GPA, and some level of financial need. First time continuing USD students must have a cumulative USD 2.5 GPA.March 2 For more information or to apply, call (619) 260-4514 or visit online (click on more information).
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University of San Diego - several scholarships availableGeneral, Athletics, Business, Education, Nursing, Leadership, Health SciencesUp to full tuitionGeneral merit-based scholarships and other scholarships available from the university. Merit-based scholarships are awarded by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions and are only awarded upon admission to the University. Your admission application is the application for the scholarships. Awarded based on superior academic achievement, test scores, leadership, service, talent, and other personal qualities irrespective of financial circumstances. The Diversity merit-based scholarship is awarded based on superior academic achievement, test scores, leadership, service, talent, and other personal qualities. Generally reserved for underrepresented students who have financial need. All of our NCAA Division I sports have scholarships except Football and Men's Rowing. Contact the coach directly if you are interested in finding out how to qualify. For endowed and other scholarships, see the website for more information. Students are automatically considered for any of the endowed or private yearly scholarship listed in the USD Undergraduate Bulletin for which they are eligible when they apply for financial aid at USD. College of Arts & Sciences: Students are advised to ask faculty members in specific departments about available scholarship opportunities.February 20, priority deadline, others vary University of San Diego, 5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, CA 92110-2492, (619) 260-4506 or visit online (click on more information).
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University of South Carolina (USC) - various scholarships availableGeneral; Anthropology, art, art history, biology, chemistry, dance, science, math, physics, sociology, psychology, sciences.$500 to $15,000 + tutiton reduction; renewableThe University of South Carolina awards over 1000 scholarships each year to entering freshman. In order to be considered for many of these awards, students should apply for admissions early and follow the application instructions provided by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Criteria and application requirements vary, but most selections are based on academic merit. Separate scholarship applications required for some. Merit-based awards and departmental scholarships available, as well as some for Hispanic students. Please see website for more information.November 15, or varies USC, Columbia, SC 29208, telephone (803) 777-4062 or (800)868-5USC or email admissions-ugrad@sc.edu or visit online (click on more information)..
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University of Southern California - Jewish Leadership ScholarshipGeneral; Jewish student$1,000 to $500 for one year or $12,500 for each of 4 yearsFor entering freshmen only. Competitive candidates will be at the top of our applicant pool with respect to GPA and SAT or ACT scores. Emphasis is placed on leadership within and outside the Jewish community. Recipients are expected to become involved with the USC Jewish community and to volunteer for prospective Jewish student recruitment activities. Submit a completed Undergraduate Application and Jewish Leadership Application by the deadline.Includes recommendation Applications are available for download at www.usc.edu/financialaid (click on Grants & Scholarships).December 1 USC Office of Admission, Jewish Leadership Scholarship, Attn: Samantha Schreiber, 700 Childs Way Los Angeles, CA 90089-0911, (213) 740-8819, smschrei@usc.edu or contact USC College at (213) 740-5930 or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Southern California Asian Pacific Alumni Association ScholarshipGeneral$1,000-$3,000The USC Asian Pacific Alumni Association Scholarship program awards scholarships to outstanding students on the basis of academic achievement, personal merit, financial need and ability to contribute to the Asian Pacific American Community. Applicants must be full-time students (undergraduate, transfer, graduate or professional) who will be enrolled in a USC degree program for the entire year. A minimum 3.0 grade-point average (in a 4-point system) in high school (for entering freshmen) or college is required. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal residents of the United States. You must apply for federal, state, and university financial aid and, in most cases, subsequently qualify for financial aid to be considered for an APAA scholarship. Trustee Scholars are not eligible. Applications will be available in November. Submit the APAA scholarship application, autobiographical essay, two letters of recommendation and an official transcript by the February deadline..early February Alex Chang, Asian Pacific Alumni Association, Widney, Alumni House, 635 Childs Way, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0461. Phone: (213) 740-6380, e-mail to alex.chang@usc.edu. or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Southern California-various scholarships availableGeneral, some based on merit, ethnic background or other criteriaUp to full tuitionUSC administers several prestigious scholarship programs, ranging up to full tuition. They are awarded based on academic excellence, leadership, service, talent and other criteria.December 1 for merit; varies for others USC Financial Aid Office, University of Southern California, 700 Childs Way, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0914, (213) 740-1111, 9 a.m-5 p.m. (M-F) or visit online (click on more information).
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University of St. ThomasGeneral, business, music, drama, creative writing, chemistry, history, prelaw, math, English, Education, Communications, Accounting, biology, Psychology, theology, Philosophy, Archeology$7,000 to $14,000; renewableAcademically strong freshman or transfer students may qualify for UST scholarships. These renewable, merit scholarships are based on your standardized test scores and GPA or class rank, if your high school computes class rank. Completing the application for admission and being accepted to the University automatically makes you eligible for certain scholarship consideration. Early applications to the University are encouraged as funding is limited. UST also offers departmental scholarships in academic areas, such as business, music, drama, creative writing and chemistry. Please visit a desired department when inquiring about departmental scholarships.November 1 (recommended) University of St. Thomas, 3800 Montrose, Houston, Texas 77006-4626, 713-525-2170 or 800-856-8565, finaid@stthom.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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University of St. Thomas - Out of State Catholicity ScholarshipGeneral; financial needUnavailableThe University of St. Thomas offers the Out of State Catholicity Scholarship to students who are members of Catholic Parishes outside of the state of Texas and are in need of financial aid. Eligible students may be freshmen, continuing UST students or transfer students who maintain a minimum of 3.0 GPA, enroll for a full time load each semester and meet all other University scholarship guidelines, up to a maximum of 126 credits. Students will be required to submit proof of Parish membership. Students who would like information on participating in the program should contact their Admissions Counselor during the time of application to UST.April University of St. Thomas, 3800 Montrose, Houston, Texas 77006-4626, Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid at 713/525-2170, or visit online (click on more information)
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University of St. Thomas - UST Eagle Scout ScholarshipGeneral$1,000; renewableThe University of St. Thomas will award a scholarship to an incoming freshman who is an Eagle Scout. The scholarship will be renewed provided the recipient maintains a 3.0 college GPA. To be considered for an award, applicants should forward a one page letter of interest to the UST Admission Office. In the letter, applicants should describe both their Eagle Scout project and leadership skills gained. Applicants must have SAT score of 1100 (critical reading and math) or ACT score of 24. Applicant must also have high school GPA of at least 3.0.April 15 University of St. Thomas, 3800 Montrose, Houston, Texas 77006-4626, 713-525-2170 or 800-856-8565, finaid@stthom.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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University of St. Thomas - V.J. Guinan Full Tuition ScholarshipGeneral; Catholicfull-tuition scholarshipIdeal candidate: must be Catholic, SAT scores should equal, 1350 (30 ACT) or above, 3.5 GPA or higher on 4.0 index in a college preparatory curriculum. (The selection committee reserves the right to consider candidate(s) who may fall slightly outside the above parameters.). Application Materials: At least 2 letters of recommendation from academic sources and no more than 4 letters total, Admission to UST on or before deadline date, Completed V.J. Guinan Presidential Scholarship Application postmarked by deadline date, 500-word Essay (topics listed on application). Finalists will be required to complete an on campus interview in February or March -- dates specified on application.ealry January University of St. Thomas, 3800 Montrose, Houston, Texas 77006-4626, contact Arthur Ortiz, Associate Director of Admissions, 713-525-3848 or 800-856-8565, ortiza@stthom.edu, or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Tennessee (several scholarships available)General$5,000 and upTo be considered a priority applicant for all University of Tennessee scholarships, including the Chancellor's 4-year scholarships, all entering freshman must submit both the Entering Freshman Scholarship Application and the UT Admissions Application with all supporting documentation, including an essay, postmarked by no later than November 1 the senior year in high school for top awards. All applications received by no later than December 1 will be reviewed for other university scholarships (general, college & departmental). Scholarships based on excellent academics, test scores, and leadership.November 1 for priority Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships, 115 Student Services Building, Knoxville, TN 37996, 865-974-3131, e-mail: finaid@utk.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Texas at Austin - Christopher Benton Chadwick Memorial Scholarship in Liberal ArtsLiberal Arts, GovernmentFull tuition, room, board, books, renewableThis is awarded to one incoming Liberal Arts freshman every four years. Financial need is required. The student must maintain a 3.0 GPA and be pursuing a degree in the College of Liberal Arts with a preference given to Government majors. Complete the ApplyTexas Application for The University of Texas at Austin; completing all Financial Information, Essay Topics A and B, and select "C.B. Chadwick Memorial Scholarship in Liberal Arts" on Page 5 of the Scholarship Section. Submit three letters of recommendation. At least one letter must be from someone other than a school faculty or staff member. All applicants must demonstrate financial need by applying for need-based financial aid by March 15 using the FAFSA. For general scholarship information, contact the Liberal Arts Scholarships and International Programs Office in Gebauer 2.308 or call 475-7586.December 1 The University of Texas at Austin, Liberal Arts Scholarships and International Programs Office in Gebauer 2.308 or call 475-7586. Or Office of Admissions, P.O. Box 8058, Austin, TX78713-8058, 512-475-7387 | 512-475-7478 fax, askadmit@uts.cc.utexas.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Texas at Austin - President's Achievement Scholarship (PAS)General; financial need$1,000 to $5,000; renewableStudents awarded a PAS have overcome significant adversity and performed at a high academic level.their high school class admission to the public Texas university of their choice. The PAS program works to enhance socioeconomic and ethnic diversity at UT-Austin. To that end, PAS makes it financially possible for disadvantaged students to enroll at UT-Austin. All admitted students are automatically considered. To be considered, submit your completed ApplyTexas Application for The University of Texas at Austin by the deadline of your Senior year in high school, take entrance exams early, and demonstrate financial need by applying for need-based financial aid by March 15 using the FAFSA.December 1 The University of Texas at Austin, Office of Admissions, P.O. Box 8058, Austin, TX78713-8058, 512-475-7387 | 512-475-7478 fax, askadmit@uts.cc.utexas.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Texas at Austin - various scholarships availableVaries$500 to $10,000; some renewableMost university-wide scholarships, including departmental scholarships, are awarded using the ApplyTexas Application. Scholarship committees consider various factors such as scholastic achievement, community involvement, leadership abilities, standardized test scores, and financial need when making award decisions. Complete an ApplyTexas application for admission and select UT Austin as your target university. The application is available beginning August. Submit the admission, scholarship, and essay sections of the application by the scholarship deadline. Some scholarships require special essays or letters of recommendation. To determine if a scholarship requires supplemental documentation, click on the scholarship name on Page 5 of the Scholarship section of your application. To complete the application for such scholarships, you must submit the documentation to the Office of Student Financial Services by the deadline. Some colleges and departments administer their own scholarship programs through a separate application process. Check with the college or school to which you are applying to determine their scholarship application process for incoming freshmen.December 1 The University of Texas at Austin, Office of Admissions, P.O. Box 8058, Austin, TX78713-8058, 512-475-7387 | 512-475-7478 fax, askadmit@uts.cc.utexas.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Texas-Arlington - Centennial ScholarshipGeneral; first generation college student$1,000; renewableThis scholarship provides support for deserving and academically promising first-generation college students who are entering freshmen or new transfers to UTA who achieve at least 900 SAT/19 ACT and/or class ranking in the top 25% of the student’s high school graduating class. Demonstrated community service is also a factor. Application available online.June 3 UT-Arlington - 701 S. Nedderman Drive (Davis Hall - Room 252) · Arlington, TX 76019 · fao@uta.edu · 817.272.3561 or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Texas-Arlington - departmental scholarshipsAccounting, economics, information systems, engineering, education, nursing, communications, classical studies, computer science, criminal justice, criminology, English, history, linguistics, music, theater arts, art, art history, philosophy, sociologyvary; renewableMany academic departments offer scholarships to students majoring in the discipline. To find out more about scholarships in the areas listed here, please contact the department directly. See website for links to each.vary UT-Arlington - UTA Financial Aid Office Tel. (817) 272-2197, Attn: Scholarships Fax (817) 272-3555 Box 19199, Suite 252, Davis Hall, Arlington, TX 76019-0199 or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Texas-Arlington - Honors Distinction ScholarshipGeneral$20,000; renewableIt is merit-based and is highly competitive and requires a separate application (available online). Eligibility requirements: Minimum SAT score of 1300 (Critical Reading and Mathematics) or ACT composite score of 30; Admission to UT Arlington by February 15; Admission to the Honors College at UT Arlington by February 15; and Submission (via email, regular mail, facsimile or in-person) of all application materials for the Honors Distinction Scholarship by midnight CST on the deadline. Application will be updated about OctoberJanuary 1 (admission application due) Scholarship Committee, Honors College at UT-Arlington Box 19222, Arlington, TX 76019-0222, · honors@uta.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Texas-Arlington - Maverick Leadership ScholarshipGeneral$2,000; renewable for 3 yearsThe Maverick Leadership Scholarship is awarded by The Leadership Center to entering freshmen who have demonstrated persistent leadership and scholarship during high school. The award is to encourage high school students to continue their leadership development and academic achievement during college. Must be admitted to UT Arlington by March 9. Application on the website.Must be ADMITTED by March 9 UT Arlington Leadership Center, Attn: Maverick Leadership Scholarship Applications PO Box 19348, Arlington, TX 76019, 817-272-9220 Fax: 817-272-2962 Email: leadership@uta.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Texas-Arlington - Vikram J. Bajaj Memorial ScholarshipGeneral; Asian Indian descent, engineering, scienceUnavailableApplicant must be of Asian Indian origin. Preference is given to undergraduate Engineering or Science majors. Consideration is given to applicants exhibiting academic potential, leadership ability, and extra-curricular involvement. Application available online.June 3 UTA Financial Aid Office, Attn: Scholarships , Box 19199, Suite 252, Davis Hall, Arlington, TX 76019-0199 Tel. (817) 272-2197, Fax (817) 272-3555 or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Texas-Arlington -General Academic ScholarshipsGeneral$2,000 up to $20,000; renewableEligible undergraduate students must be ADMITTED by February 15, in order to receive automatic consideration for general academic scholarships administered through the UT Arlington Scholarship Office. Apply by January 1 to be admitted by Feb. 15. Eligibility for these scholarships start at 1300 SAT/29 ACT and High School Top 10% or 3.5 GPA, and continue up to being a National Merit finalist.January 1 (admission application) UT-Arlington - UTA Financial Aid Office Tel. (817) 272-2197, Attn: Scholarships Fax (817) 272-3555 Box 19199, Suite 252, Davis Hall, Arlington, TX 76019-0199 or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Texas-El Paso - Scholars Excellence ProgramGeneral$1,500 to $6,000; renewableApplications for the UTEP Scholars Excellence Program are online! The Scholars Excellence Program consists of four levels of scholarships available to high school seniors: President's Leadership Scholarship, Presidential Excellence Scholarship, Presidential Scholarship and the Academic Scholarship. Minimum requirements for these scholarships: High school GPA of at least 93, Rank in top 10 percent of graduating class, Score at least 1120 on SAT math and reading, or at least 24 on ACT. You will be required to supply the following information: official high school transcript and test scores, Extracurricular activities, Community service, Awards received, and complete the FAFSA.November 1, March 1 UTEP - Academic Services Bldg, Rm 202, Phone: (915) 747-5478, Fax: (915) 747-5089, schp@utep.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Virginia- several scholarships available.General; variousVariesThe University offers a number of privately endowed need-based scholarship and grant funds administered by Student Financial Services. Most of these awards were established by individuals or foundations and are intended for students who meet specific criteria. Additional scholarship opportunities may be available from various offices and departments throughout the University. Students should contact individual schools, departments, and offices for more information. To qualify for any University endowed or restricted scholarships, students must demonstrate outstanding academic achievement, have financial need, and meet all federal and University eligibility requirements. In most instances, students do not need to complete a separate application form but are considered automatically.Varies Charlottesville, VA 22903, 1-866-391-0063, undergradadmission@virginia.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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University of West Georgia - Art ScholarshipsGeneral$1,000; renewable for one yearThe Department of Art at the University of West Georgia will offer scholarships to incoming freshmen enrolling as Art majors at the University. To be eligible for consideration: Complete the Incoming Freshmen Scholarship application (on website). Submit copies of your transcript including your SAT/ACT scores. Submit two teacher/principal recommendation letters. See the website for scholarship application and other requirements.March 1 University of West Georgia, 1601 Maple St, Carrollton, GA 30118 Admissions Office at admiss@westga.edu or call 678-839-5600 or Clint Samples, Foundations Coordinator, csamples@westga.edu, 678-839-4949 or visit online (click on more information).
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University of West Georgia - Emerging Leader AwardsGeneral$1,000; renewable for one yearThese awards are given to freshman (renewable for the sophomore year) who show promise in the development of leadership skills. Each recipient must commit to assuming a leadership role on campus and in the community through UWG’s Emerging Leader Program. As part of this program, participants learn the foundations of leadership development, commit to being strong leaders on campus and in the community, and develop the skills to be successful leaders in their future academic, co-curricular, and social lives. Minimum Qualifications: Acceptance to the University, 2.75 minimum GPA on college preparatory subjects as calculated by the Office of Admissions, Completed application (available on the website) and successful interview (a resume is required for your interview).February 1 University of West Georgia, 1601 Maple St, Carrollton, GA 30118 Admissions Office at admiss@westga.edu or call 678-839-5600 or visit online (click on more information).
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University of West Georgia - Foundation Scholarship ProgramGeneral; Art, Theatre$2,000 to $3,000; not renewable UWG’s Foundation Scholarship Program is a competitive merit scholarship program. These scholarships can not be combined with any additional institutional scholarships and are only available during your freshman year; however, they can be combined with the HOPE Scholarship. Requirements: 3.5 minimum GPA on college preparatory subjects as calculated by the Office of Admissions (transcript required), SAT Critical Reading score of 550 minimum (or ACT English score of 24), SAT Math score of 550 minimum (or ACT Math score of 23) , SAT Writing score of 500 minimum (or ACT Writing score of 21), Academic Resume - including high school activities, student leadership roles, high school awards/honors, community services, etc., and must be accepted to the university and apply for consideration by the deadline. To apply, submit your name on the website (click for more information). After submitting your name you will need to email your academic resume to mailto: bnelson@westga.edu no later than the deadline.February University of West Georgia, 1601 Maple St, Carrollton, GA 30118 Admissions Office, Becky Nelson at bnelson@westga.edu or call 678-839-5600 or visit online (click on more information).
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University of West Georgia - Presidential Academic ScholarshipsGeneral$3,000 to $4,500 per year; renewableUWG awards several scholarships for students with outstanding academic credentials. The Honors College will invite students who are eligible for consideration for Presidential Scholarships. To be considered, students must be accepted for admission by March 1st. No further application for the scholarship is necessary. More information available under more information.Accepted for admission by March 1 University of West Georgia, 1601 Maple St, Carrollton, GA 30118 Admissions Office at admiss@westga.edu or call 678-839-5600 or visit online (click on more information).
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University of West Georgia - various scholarshipsGeneral; Art, TheatreUp to $4,500 per year; some renewableSeveral types of scholarships available. The UWG awards several Presidential academic scholarships for students with outstanding academic credentials. The Honors College will invite students who are eligible for consideration for Presidential Scholarships. These awards are renewable for up to three additional years. To be considered, students must be accepted for admission by February 1. The Honors program requires an academic resume. Art and Theatre scholarships require a separate application and portfolio submission or audition. More information available under more information.February 15 University of West Georgia, 1601 Maple St, Carrollton, GA 30118 Admissions Office at admiss@westga.edu or call 678-839-5600 or visit online (click on more information).
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USDA/1890 National Scholars Program/ various other scholarships as wellAgriculture and related, animal sciences, botany, Food, and Natural resources and related sciencesUp to full scholarships, plus other expenses1890 National Scholars Program is open to students planning to attend one of 18 historically black land-grant universities (HBUs). Selections are based on GPA, SAT or ACT scores. Upon completion of the scholar's academic degree program, there is an obligation of 1 year of service to the U.S. Department of Agriculture for each year of financial support. Some other scholarships available also.February 1 USDA/1890 Programs, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250, Mail Stop 9478, telephone number (202) 205-5692 or email 1890init@usda.gov or visit online (click on more information and search on scholarships).
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VacationRoost Interactive Marketing ScholarshipGeneral, business, marketing, online marketing$2,500The Interactive Marketing Scholarship is designed to encourage and promote creative marketing in relation to online business. Applicant shall be at least 17 years of age and be accepted to and/or attending a full-time higher education program at an accredited institution of learning. Applicant must have a minimum of 3.0 GPA based on the previous year's academic performance. Application Requirements: 1.Write an essay of 1,000 words or less on the topic "How internet marketing has changed the world of business." Although not mandatory, we encourage you to publish your article online. 2. In 500 words or less, describe your career objectives and how online marketing fits into your goals. Explain how this scholarship will help you achieve your academic and career pursuits. Consideration will be given to those who show an understanding of the connection between publishing content and online marketing. 3.Fill Out and Submit the Online Application --follow the directions for submitting your application on the website listed.June 1st for August Award, November 1st for January Award VacationRoost, 2795 E Cottonwood Parkway Blvd, Suite 300 Salt Lake City, UT, 84121, rhutchings@vacationroost.com or visit online (click for more information)
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Valdosta State University - several scholarships availableGeneral, also Communication Arts, Music, Theatre, Music Education, English, Physics, Art, Chemistry, Nursing, Sociology, Management, German, Computer Science, Business Administration, Education, Athletics$1,000 to $2,500 or other; RenewableThe VSU Admissions Office gives out academic scholarships to incoming freshmen each Fall Semester. By completing the General Scholarship Application you will be considered for scholarships administered by VSU. In order to be considered for one of these scholarships, freshmen must have a grade point average of 3.1 academic classes only, SAT or ACT scores and extracurricular activities. The minimum SAT score to qualify is 1240 (combined Critical Reading & Math) or 28 ACT (Composite). We do combine your best scores from each test. There are two academic scholarships offered which do not require an application, the Odum and Whitehead. These are offered to incoming freshman. Eligible students are automatically selected by the VSU Office of Admissions. This application will be available ONLINE ONLY again starting January 1.Other scholarships will be available through the Financial Aid Office and various departments.varies;available Jan 1 online Admissions, Undergraduate, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA 31698-0170, 229-333-5791 (800) 618-1878, 229-333-5482 (Fax), or e-mail admissions@valdosta.edu Financial Aid, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA 31698-0167, Phone 229-333-5935, Fax 229-333-5430, or visit online (click on more information)
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Vanderbilt University -- Merit Scholarships availableGeneral; journalism and/or public policy, sports journalism, community service, businessVariesEach year Vanderbilt awards merit-based scholarships to applicants who demonstrate exceptional accomplishment and intellectual promise. These students represent the top 1% of all freshman applicants to Vanderbilt, and with the limited number of merit scholarships available, the selection process is very competitive. Financial need is not a factor. Separate scholarship application imay be required. Vanderbilt offers a handful of merit scholarships that are designated specifically for students who live in a certain city, county, or state. These areas include Atlanta, Houston, Texas and select counties in Arkansas, Kentucky, and Tennessee. A number of need-based awards also available through Financial Aid office.December 1 or December 15 Office of Undergraduate Honor Scholarships, Vanderbilt University, 2305 West End Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203, Tel: (615) 936-7121, Fax: (615) 343-7765, E-mail: scholarships@vanderbilt.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Vanderbilt University -- Signature Merit Scholarships availableGeneral; leadership, Community involvement, diversity; business full tuition plus stipends for community work; renewableEach year Vanderbilt awards approximately 300 merit-based scholarships to applicants who demonstrate exceptional accomplishment and intellectual promise. These students represent the top 1% of all freshman applicants to Vanderbilt, and with the limited number of merit scholarships available, the selection process is very competitive. Financial need is not a factor. Separate scholarship application is required - three scholarships available focusing on a different aspect): Ingram Scholars (service), Cornelius Vanderbilt Scholars (Academics and leadership), Chancellor's Scholars (Academics and diversity).December 1or 15 Office of Undergraduate Honor Scholarships, Vanderbilt University, 2305 West End Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203, Tel: (615) 936-7121, Fax: (615) 343-7765, E-mail: scholarships@vanderbilt.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) - Voice of Democracy Audio-Essay ContestGeneral$1,000 up to $46,000The Voice of Democracy Program is open to students in grades 9-12, who are enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the United States and its territories. To enter, students should first draft their essay based on the 2012-2013 theme: "Is Our Constitution Still Relevant?" Students should then record their reading of the draft to a CD. The recording should be no shorter than 3 minutes and no longer than 5 minutes (plus or minus 5 seconds). Entries begin at the Post level. Once the student has created their essay and completed burning the audio version to a CD, they should submit their typed version, CD and the Voice of Democracy entry form to their local participating VFW Post no later than the stated deadline.November 1 Visit national website online (Click here for more information) to find a local participating VFW post near you.
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VFW Mebane Post 1920 ScholarshipThis scholarship is awarded to an Eastern Alamance High School seniorThe amount of the scholarship will be $1,000 given to one person, or $500 each given to two peopleApplicants will be graduating Eastern High School seniors who are descendants of members of Post 1920 (including stepchildren, etc.). The scholarship will be for one year and is not renewable. The winner will be determined by the following: academics, need, character, personal essay and acceptance at an institution.March  
VIP Women in Technology Scholarship (WITS) ProgramInformation technology or related field, womenUp to $2,500The goal of the WITS program is to support women who are enrolled at, or are accepted into, either a two or four year college or university within the US for the next school year. These women must have a career plan in information technology or a related field. Additional evaluation criteria for the program include: GPA requirements, response to an essay question, and involvement in community service and/or extra curricular activities. Please see the website for online application; updated in December for the next year.April 1 Corporate Headquarters-Sacramento Region, 80 Iron Point Circle, Suite 100, Folsom, CA 95630, (916) 985-9625, (916) 985-9632 fax, WITS@vipconsulting.com or Houston, 10370 Richmond Ave., Suite 450, Houston, TX 77042, (713) 980-7600 or visit online (click on more information)
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Virginia Commonwealth University - several levels of scholarship availableGeneral, athletic, Nursing; Leadership, community service, artistic talentFrom $500 up to in-state tuition, fees, room, board, books; renewableSelection of scholars is made on the basis of merit in the areas of academic achievement (GPA of 3.30+), artistic talent (when applicable), leadership and community service. We also encourage all applicants seeking scholarship consideration to submit a FAFSA. Scholarship applicants should write a one- to two-page essay on a predetermined topic (see website). Submit the essay along with the Application for Undergraduate Admission to be considered for a scholarship; VCU requires no other scholarship application. In addition to these scholarships, individual schools and departments at VCU offer scholarships to incoming freshmen. Contact the VCU school to which you are applying or into which you have been admitted for more specific scholarship application information. Scholarship aid is available for each of VCU’s intercollegiate athletic teams. If you’re interested in obtaining information about athletic scholarships, you should write to the athletic department or have your current coach contact VCU on your behalf.December 1 Virginia Commonwealth University, Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Services, Office of Undergraduate Admissions, 821 W. Franklin Street, Richmond, Virginia 23284-2526, Phone: (804) 828-1222 or (800) 841-3638, Fax: (804) 828-1899, E-mail: ugrad@vcu.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Virginia Military Institute (VMI) - various scholarships availableGeneral, science, engineeringUp to full tuitionVaries; selections are based on SAT or ACT scores, GPA, class rank, leadership, and personal achievement. In most cases, students do not need to complete a separate application form, but are considered automatically when they complete the VMI Financial Aid Application and the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). For merit scholarships, evaluations done on rolling basis. Interviews for outstanding applicants usually done on Open House dates.Varies Virginia Military Institute, 306 Carroll Hall, Lexington, VA 24450, telephone (540) 464-7208 or email financialaid@vmi.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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Virginia State University - several scholarships availableGeneral, athletic, music, fine arts, math, science, technology, performing arts$1,500 to $7,000; renewableScholarships are awarded based on grades and other achievements, and may or may not be need-based. Application, recommendations, portfolios (where applicable), personal statement that outlines goals, plans, and ambitions, academic achievement required for most scholarships. All applicants will automatically be considered for our merit scholarships. Eligible students will receive a US Postal Service letter within two weeks after admission that must be returned to the university. In addition, outside minority scholarships also available that require separate application process.March 31 at latest The Office of Student Financial Aid, 102 Gandy Hall, P.O. Box 9031, Petersburg, Virginia 23806, By Phone: 1-800-823-7214 or (804) 524-5990, By Email: Finaid@vsu.edu, By FAX: (804) 524-6818 or visit online (click on more information)
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Virginia TechVaries; general, engineeringVariesTo apply for most scholarships at Virginia Tech, students simply need to complete the General Scholarship Program Application and FASFA before the March 11 deadline (with valid signatures). Some departmental scholarships require specific applications. Updated information will be available on the website by December.March 1; varies Virginia Tech Office of University Scholarships and Financial Aid, 200 Student Services Building (0222) Virginia Tech, Blacksburg , VA 24061, Phone: (540) 231-5179 , finaid@vt.edu or visit website (click more information).
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Wade Edwards Short Fiction Scholarship ContestGeneral$1,000 - $5,000Open to high school juniors for the most outstanding original short fiction. The award is intended to reward excellence in creative writing and to encourage contemplation of virtues among high school students. Students are encouraged to consider and address one or more of the qualities associated with Wade Edwards -- humility, strength of convictions, loyalty, honor, charity, determination, the value of friendship, and the obligations of friendship and community. New information will be available on website after October.March or April Visit online (click on more information)
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WAHS Class of 1963Must attend Alamance Community College for two yearsTwo $1000 scholarshipsFinancial NeedApril 28 Jenny Bonner WAHS Counselor 
Wake Forest University - Merit-based scholarships availableGeneral; art, dance, debate, music, and theatreUp to full tuitionVaries; selections are based on GPA, class rank, SAT or ACT scores and recognize extraordinary achievement, leadership, and talent. Most scholarships (including the Reynolds, Carswell, and Gordon scholarships) do not require a separate merit-based scholarship application. Instead, students need only submit a complete application for undergraduate admissions by December 1. Though criteria differ slightly, the programs all recognize extraordinary achievement, leadership, and talent. Some merit-based scholarships consider demonstrated financial need as a determining factor. All applicants are encouraged to apply for need-based aid by completing the CSS/PROFILE and FAFSA forms to demonstrate financial need (file these by February 15). Presidential Scholarship for Distinguished Achievement in the arts also available and requires separate application process also due December 1.December 1 Office of Financial Aid, Box 7305, Winston-Salem, NC 27109, telephone (336) 758-4209 or email scholarships@wfu.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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Wake Forest University - Presidential Scholarships for Distinguished AchievementArt, dance, debate, music, and theatre$16,000; renewableRenewable scholarships are awarded annually to students admitted to Wake Forest who possess exceptional talents in art, dance, debate, music, and theatre. Though Presidential Scholars need not plan to pursue a major in the area of their talent, they are expected to participate actively in that activity on campus. Interested students must be prepared to present evidence of outstanding talent and are asked by the Presidential Scholarship Committee for documentation of that talent (such as art portfolios, debate records, taped performances, etc.) and recommendations. A separate Presidential Scholarship Application is required.December 1 The Presidential Scholarship Committee, Office of Merit-Based Scholarships, Wake Forest University P.O. Box 7305, Winston-Salem, NC 27109-7305, scholarships@wfu.edu, (336) 758-4209, Fax: (336) 758-3613 or visit online (click on more information).
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Wake Forest University - Special Talent ScholarshipsCommunity service, entrepreneurship, leadership, and writing$16,000; renewableWake Forest will continue to award scholarships outside the Presidential Scholarship program to students with special talents in community service, entrepreneurship, leadership, and writing for publication, though no form beyond the Admission application is required for consideration in these areas. Some of these scholarships include the following awards: The Hunter Family Scholarship for Community Service and the Louis Patton Hearn Scholarship for Human Service may be awarded to students with strong commitments to community service. The Russell Brantley Scholarship for Writing will be awarded to a student with exceptional talent in writing. The Bland Scholarship for Entrepreneurship will be awarded to a student with an exceptional talent in entrepreneurship.December 1 The Presidential Scholarship Committee, Office of Merit-Based Scholarships, Wake Forest University P.O. Box 7305, Winston-Salem, NC 27109-7305, scholarships@wfu.edu, (336) 758-4209, Fax: (336) 758-3613 or visit online (click on more information).
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Wake Forest University -William Louis Poteat ScholarshipsGeneral; BaptistUnavailableThe William Louis Poteat Scholarshipis awarded to up to twenty entering needy and worthy first-year students who are active members of a North Carolina Baptist church. The award is based upon excellent academic achievement, promise of leadership, and involvement in one's church, and recipients must show promise of making a significant contribution to church and society. The Poteat Scholarship is a competitive need-based scholarship. Applicants should complete both the CSS Profile and the FAFSA by February 15, Applicants for the Poteat Scholarship must submit a letter of recommendation form completed by a church member by the stated deadline.January 1 William Louis Poteat Scholarship Officer, Wake Forest University, PO Box 7309, Winston-Salem, NC 27109-7309 or visit online (click on more information).
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Wal-Mart Foundation Associate and Dependents ScholarshipsGeneralUp to $3,000, renewableThe Walmart Foundation offers scholarship programs that benefit qualified Walmart associates and their high school senior dependents. Must be a graduating high school senior (or GED), US citizen or Permanent Legal Resident of the United States, accepted at an accredited two or four year college/university. For Wal-Mart employees or their dependents. GPA of 2.5 or more required for most; 22 Composite ACT or 1030 SAT (Critical Reading or Verbal + Math) required for Walton Family Foundation scholarship. Check website in November to apply.Varies; March for dependents Apply Online (click on more information)
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Washington Crossing FoundationGovernment Service$500 - $5,000Open to US citizens who are planning careers in government service. Applicants must write a one-page essay stating why they are planning a career in government service. This essay must be accompanied by a recommendation from the high school principal or guidance counselor evaluating the student's achievements, along with transcripts, national testing scores, and other supporting information of the applicant's choice as described in the Official Rules. Winners receive an all expenses paid weekend, including transportation and housing, in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, to attend the Scholarship Awards Ceremony. All winners must attend the Scholarship Awards Program on Saturday, April 27, 2013 in order to win their scholarship.January 15 Katharine Hutton Tweedy, Volunteer Board of Trustees, The Washington Crossing Foundation, PO Box 503, Levittown, PA 19058, telephone (215) 949-8841 or visit online (click on more information).
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Wendy's High School HeismanAthleticsNational recognition, up to $500 for student; up to $10,000 for the high schoolThe application is open to any high school senior who meets the following eligibility criteria. A high school senior for the current academic year, graduating with your class, who maintains at least a B (3.0) G.P.A. during your three years in high school, and participates in at least one of the 27 school-sponsored sports officially sanctioned by the National Federation of State High Schools. We want to hear from all student-athletes who work hard, are dedicated, and have become role models for your school's underclassmen. Students are judged based on their academic achievements, community service involvement, and athletic accomplishments. Application opens in February of junior year and due October of senior year.October 3 1-800-205-6367, wendys@act.org or visit online (click on more information).
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Wesleyan College - several scholarships availableGeneral; Art, Performance Arts, Music, Theatre, Methodist, Georgia resident, women, Hispanic; Humanities, Social Sciences; faith; leadership; community service; biology, chemistry, physics, environmental science, mathematics, computer, engineering$6,000 up to full cost; renewableEligible students interested in receiving priority consideration for a merit scholarship should complete all required admission application materials by the stated deadlines. These scholarships range in value from one half to full tuition per year. Competition includes a classroom discussion and an individual interview. There are a limited number of scholarships. Minimum eligibility requirements for an academic scholarship are a 1000 SAT/21ACT and a 3.0 GPA; higher scores receive higher levels. Simply satisfying these requirements does not guarantee a student will receive a given scholarship. Upon review of applicants’ admission credentials, the Scholarship Committee may choose to invite students who have not fully satisfied the stated eligibility requirements. Other scholarships include leadership, Methodist, Middle Georgia resident, women, Latin American scholarship, and departmental scholarships. Departmental scholarships may also require art portfolios, musical pieces or monologues. Some require special scholarship applications. Please see website for more information.November 15 for early decision; January 15 for regular decision Wesleyan College, 4760 Forsyth Road, Macon, Georgia 31210-4462, Phone: (478) 477-1110, Fax: (478) 757-4030, admission@wesleyancollege.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Western Carolina University - various scholarships availableGeneral; athletic, psychology, social work, business administration, music, education, nursing, history, English, chemistry, communications, math, computer scienceUp to full tuitionVarious scholarships available; include merit-based and need-based scholarships. Selections are based on GPA, class rank, and SAT scores, financial need; many given to students from specific counties within NC, for women, or ethnicity, or course of study. Merit-based awards do not need separate application. Need-based awards require completion of the FAFSA. In addition, If you’ve declared your major, you should contact your academic department or your college dean’s office about scholarships in your discipline. Each WCU athletic team coordinates scholarships for outstanding students. For more information, contact WCU athletics.February 1 for merit-based; varies for others Western Carolina University, 218 Killian Annex, Cullowhee, North Carolina 28723, telephone 828-227-7290 or email finaid@wcu.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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Whitlow-Osborn Schilarship Administered by NC Association of Rescue & Emergency Medical Services, INC.General$2,000Must be a senior or a Member of an Emergency Services Organization. Recipient must enter into an Emergency Services Curriculum for a course of study at a community college, technical institute or an accredited trade school in the fall.March 31 Applications may be obtained from your School Counselor. 
Wichita State University - several scholarships availableGeneral$200-$5,000; some renewableFill out the Wichita State University undergraduate admission application. The application is available in the Office of Admissions, Marcus Welcome Center, or online. If you have already completed the admissions process, you may go directly to the scholarship application, available online. However, your scholarship application will not be processed until you have been admitted. For U.S. citizen and permanent resident applicants only. Scholarship is based on GPA, ACT, strength of school curriculum, essay and record of extracurricular activities including community service and demonstrated leadership. Students also can apply for scholarships through their respective academic college. These scholarships may be awarded through competitions and auditions, and/or require separate applications. You are encouraged to contact the academic college of your major for these scholarship opportunities. Contact information can be found at www.wichita.edu/financialaid/scholcoordinatorsNovember 1, February 1 Office of Financial Aid, Attn: Scholarships, Wichita State University, 1845 Fairmount, Wichita, KS 67260-0024 978-3430, finaid@wichita.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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William David Vaughn Student/Athlete ScholarshipGeneral$500 upwardProvided for a SAHS senior who has lettered in a Varsity Sport during the 11th and 12th grade years; Applicants must have maintained a 2.75 GPA and plan to enter a four year college; Consideration will be given to character and sportsmanship, community involvement, references, and an essayMay  
William Peace University / Peace College- various scholarships availableGeneral; performing arts, graphic design; leadership, community serviceVaries $1,000 and up; renewableWilliam Peace University, formerly Peace College, is now a co-ed institution. Qualified students are awarded Merit Scholarships based on exceptional academic record, GPA and test scores. In addition, scholarshps for involvement in service and leadership activities, and Fine Arts are available. Students must meet minimum admission requirements and must submit an application and, for some, attend an interview or audtion. The website will be updated to reflect the new name and information by November. Scholarship information will be available under the Admissions tab. In the meantime information on scholarships are available by calling Admissions office.Unavaillable Information on scholarships available by calling Admissions office 919-508-2214. Peace College, 15 East Peace Street, Raleigh, NC 27604-1194, telephone (800) PEACE-47 or (919) 508-2260. Visit online (click on more information).
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Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) Educational Foundation ScholarshipGeneral$2,500The scholarship competition will be open to college-going children of WSWA member company employees. The WSWA Educational Foundation offers scholarships to help employees of WSWA members as they work hard to provide for their children’s future. The four scholarship winners are chosen based upon their scholastic achievements, extracurricular activities and essays on their career goals. Many of these young men and women are striving to make a difference and committed to their education as they prepare for the future. A notice will be sent to all WSWA members and information will be posted to WSWA’s web site in the spring.Spring Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA), Washington, D.C., 202-371-9792, or visit online in the spring (click on more information)
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Wingate University - various scholarships availableGeneral, art, fine arts, art education, music, athletics$5,000 to $17,000; renewableVaries; must demonstrate academic achievement and test scores. Other specialties have own requirements. The awarding of scholarships is based on academic achievement and potential, not on financial need. No separate scholarship application is necessary, and academic scholarships are normally awarded within three weeks after acceptance (except for Belk Scholarships which are awarded in January). These awards are renewable in subsequent years when the expected GPA requirements are maintained. In addition to these scholarships, students may qualify for other scholarships and/or need based financial assistance.Varies Wingate University, Campus Box 3001, Wingate, NC 28174, 1-800-755-5550 or email us at finaid@wingate.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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Winston-Salem State University - various scholarships availableGeneral$3,000 to full tutitionVaries; selections are based on GPA, positive attitude, financial need, references. The merit-based scholarships do not require a separate scholarship application; submitting a completed application for admission automatically qualifies applicants for consideration.Varies, priority on merit scholarships given to those applying before November 16 Winston-Salem State University, 601 S. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, Winston-Salem, NC 27110, telephone (336) 750-2000 or (800) 257-4052 or visit online (click on more information).
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Wishart, Norris, Henniger, and Pittman ScholarshipGeneral$2,000Merit, community service, character, leadershipApril 16 See your counselor for an application. 
WorldStudio Foundation ScholarshipsAdvertising (art direction only), Fine arts, Graphic design, Illustration, Interactive design/motion graphics, Photography$2,000 - $6,000Open to economically disadvantaged students who show exceptional promise in one of the listed fields (see website as areas of study change), have an interest in using their profession to give back to society, and are prepared to examine issues of cultural identity in submitted work. Must be US citizens or be in possession of a Green Card. Selections are based on academic achievement, recommendations, references and financial need. Application will be available on website in October.March/ April WorldStudio AIGA Scholarships, 164 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10010, telephone (212) 807-1990. Also visit online (click more information).
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WyzAnt College ScholarshipGeneral$2,000 to $10,000In English, compose an essay of 300 words or less that answers the question: "How will you use your education to make an impact on others?" to be submitted on the website. Using email and social media, reach out to friends and family to get votes for your essay. Finalists will be determined by popular vote! Final winners determined by WyzAnt tutors. Who is eligible to apply? Anyone who plans to be enrolled in a four year college or university sometime in the next three years is encouraged to apply. This includes most high school sophomores through college juniors. By submitting an application, Applicant agrees that the essay shall become property of WyzAnt (including all rights embodied therein, including but not limited to the copyright) and that WyzAnt and its designees may exploit, reproduce, publish, use, edit, adapt and/or modify the essay in any way, in any and all media, now or hereafter known, throughout the world in perpetuity, without limitation and without additional compensation, notification or permission of Applicant or any third party.May 1 WyzAnt, Inc., 1714 N Damen Ave, Suite 3N (877) 999-2681 (WyzAnt-1), info@wyzant.com or visit online (click for more information)
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Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship ProgramChemistry, Information Management, Computing & Software Systems, Material Science, Printing Management Science, Laser Optics, Physics, Material Science, Engineering (any)$1,000 - $10,000Applicants must be academic high-achievers (3.0 or better GPA). Applicants must be US citizens or visa-holding Permanent Residents of African American, Asian, Pacific Island, Native American, Native Alaskan, or Hispanic descent. They must be enrolled in college as a full time undergraduate or graduate student in a technical field; rather than high school seniors. Students can apply in September of their freshman year of college, or subsequent years.September 30 Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship Program, 150 State Street; 4th Floor; Rochester, NY 14614 or visit online (click on more information).
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Young Harris CollegeGeneral, academic, fine arts, math, science, theater, music, athletic, English, creative writing, biology, Latin descent$3,500 up to the cost of tuition, room, and boardAll freshman applicants who have been admitted to Young Harris College are automatically considered for merit-based scholarships. All we need is your application, high school transcript, and SAT or ACT scores. However, merit-Based Assistance is awarded in recognition of special skills, talent, and/or academic ability. It includes academic, fine arts, athletic, math/science and sophomore scholarships, and for students of Latin descent. Scholarships for those pursuing any types of Arts majors require an application, interview and audition or portfolio; deadline Feb 1 for these.January 1 recommended for merit-based, February 1 required for arts Young Harris College, 1 College Street, P.O. Box 68, Young Harris, Georgia 30582, 1-800-241-3754 706-379-3111, admissions@yhc.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Young Harris College - Rebecca (Becca) Lynn Kessler ScholarshipGeneral, academic, fine arts, math, science, theater, music, athletic, English, creative writing, biology, Latin descent$1,000For current and future Young Harris College students; must have GPA of 3.0 or higher. Must complete application and essay (500 words or less) stating your philosophy of life and why you deserve this scholarship. Rebecca's philosophy of life: Live. Laugh. Love."October 31 Rebecca Lynn Kessler Scholarship Fund, P. O. Box 618, Watkinsville, GA 30677 or visit online (click on more information)
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