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North DeKalb Republican Women $500.00 A female graduating in spring 2010 submit a paper using the following criteria: SUBJECT: "Why I am Proud to be an American" LENGTH: Between 1000 and 1500 words POSTMARKED: On or before April 15, 2010 SEND TO: NDRWc/o DeKalb Republican Party P.O.Box 941038; Atlanta, GA 31141; Attn: Tamara Johnson Postmark on or before April 15, 2010  Tamara Johnson, President NDRW...P.O.Box 941038; Atlanta, GA 31141...404-294-6314
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Minorities United in the Southern Region (MUSR) Atlanta of the Xerox Corporation Goal to award four(4) $500.00 scholarships at their general body meeting on May 6, 2010. African-American High School Seniors entering either a 2 or 4 year College or University in the United States in the fall 2010. Applicant must submit a letter of acceptance from the college or university...must have 2.7+ GPA...500 word typed essay...letter of recommendation by a school official (principal,counselor or teacher)...contact information (email, phone and home address)...acceptance of application is March 12, 2010 - April 16, 2010. ESSAY QUESTION: "Now that President Barack Obama is in office, how do you think his presidency will change the socio-political landscape of the United States and world?" THE 500 WORD ESSAY SHOULD BE TYPED AND DOUBLE SPACED (NO MORE THAN 2 PAGES) April 16, 2010  Johnny A. Watkins, Xerox Corporation; 6190 Powers Ferry Rd.; Atlanta, GA 30339
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Scholar Athlete Milk Mustache of the Year (SAMMY)Award Program $7,500 Outstanding Scholar Athletes in grade 12 March 4,2011 
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Levi A. Simon, III Scholarship Criteria Unspecified An official high scholl transcript A minimum grade point average of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale. Two orginal letters of recommendation on school, church or organization letterhead March 28, 2011  Organization of Dekalb Educators Levi A. Simon, III Scholarship 2011 100 Crescent Centre Pkwy, Suite 290 Tucker, GA 30084
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Abbott and Fenner Scholarship $1,000 Essay-topic located on website June 18, 2011 
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2011 Julian & Jan Hester Memorial Scholarship Four $1,000 scholarships High school seniors entering a Georgia college, university or trade school(two year program or more) Sponsorship from a community bank Essay on community banking April 1, 2011  1900 The Exchange, Suite 600, Atlanta, GA 30339 OR Contact Ally Heeley at (770)541-4490/(800) 648-8215
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The Metro Atlanta Relocation Council (MARC) $1,500 Student who has relocated more than 50 miles and changed schools due to their family's relocation between grades 9 and 12. Currentley have a cumlative grade point average of 2.5 on a scale of 4.0. Students will write an essay about their experiences associated with their relocation into the Atlanta area. The essay should be between 1,000 to 1,500 words. March 31, 2011  Submit application, activites list and transcript to: MARC, Attn: Scholarship Chair-Rob Kreiling P. O. Box 467292 Atlanta, Ga 31146 Contact number: 941-723-2377 Robert Kreiling
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FIRE (Foundation for individual Rights in Education Scholarship) $12,5000 and $5,000 to the student with best essay College-bound high school seniors enrolled in school and must complete an 800-1000 word essay. November 5, 2011  Contact Essay contest, 601 Walnut Street, Suite 510, Philadelphia, PA 19106
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Broadcast Film Critics’ Association (BFCA) Scholarships The 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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Grant $21.000 academic Unavailable   
Band $7500 Unavailable   
Band $28,360    
   
Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholarshiop This program seeks to invest in students who are exemplary role models in their communities and have the initiative to fulfill their educational goals January 20,2015 
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Georgia Compensatory Educational Leaders, Inc Two $1,000.00 Scholarships Must be a senior enrolled in a Title I School, complete the scholarship app, have a GPA of 2.5 or greater, submit recommendation letter, submit SAT or ACT scores, and proof of college acceptance. January 9, 2015 
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KFC Colonel's Scholars Scholarship General Up to $5,000 a year Earn a minimum high school cumulative GPA of 2.75 Enroll in a public college or university w/i their state of residence Plan to pursue a bachelor's degree Be a US citizen or permanent resident Demonstrate financial need December 1, 2011  1(866.KFC.7240)
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Lakeside Foundation Alumni Scholarship General $1,000 3.0 GPA, Involvement in the arts or athletics, Commitment to community service, leadership, active membeship in school clubs, enrollment in an accredited college April 16, 2012  lhsfscholarship@gmail.com
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Alabama A&M University "G" Unspecified GPA 2.8 and above SAT 850 minimum or ACT 16 Essay Completion Autobiography completion 2 recommendations(one needed from an AAMU Alum) Current Transcript Participation in extra-curricular activities Completed application An interview with the AAMU Scholarship Committee Acceptance letter from the University April 21, 2010  Dr. Joyce Dumas AAMUATL Scholarship 157 Gleneagles Way Fayetteville, GA 30215  
Student Insights "G" $500-$4000 Plan to attend a four year college, juior college or career school. April 22, 2010  www.studentinsights.com 724-612-3685 contact@studentinsights.com  
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity "Manly Deeds" Up to $5,000 2.5 GPA; Extra Curricular/Community Service; Letter of Recommendation; 500 Word Essay April 9, 2012  Gaylon Hollis (404) 664-4949 scholarship@pg11906.org
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Jack & Jill Program 9th - 12th grade students See website for further details May 21, 2012 
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Bradford Family Scholarship Academic $1,000.00 Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale, Two letters of recommendation   Jacklyn Bradford (770)314-6906  
Levi A. Simon III Academic 3 students awarded $500.00 each for a total of $1,500.00 Minimum GPA of a 2.0 on a 4.0 scale, Two letters of recommendation, Write an essay   Organization of DeKalb Educators (678)837-1170
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Gregory B. Levett & Sons Academic 3 students awarded $500.00 each for a total of $1,500.00 At least a 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale, Write an essay, Acceptance letter from a 2 or 4 year University they wish to attend.   Arlena Pou (770)634-1954
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Ronald E. McNair PTSA Academic 2 students awarded $500.00 each for a total of $1,000.00 Member of PTSA, Minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale, No disciplinary infractions from 11th & 12th grades, Four question essay, Recommendation letter.   Deirdre Pierce (404)291-8690  
Savannah State University Alumni Academic One student awarded $1,000.00 Minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale, Write an Essay, Plans on or has already applied to Savannah State University.   Savannah State Alumni- DeKalb Chapter
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Gates Millennium Scholarship Academic $35.000 per year Top 1/3 Commmunity Service, Merit, Finanicial Need Feburary   
Simon Scholarship Academic $4000.00per year Leadership, Community Service, Academics Unavalible   
Zell Miller Academic $4,000.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavialable   
Morehouse Academic $25,000.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Ogletrope Grant Academic Achievement $11,000.00    
Zell Miller Academic, General 6 Full Scholarships Full Tution and Books %30.000 per year Ranked 1/3 or 3.7 higher Unavaible  Georgia Schools  
African American Women in Computer Science Academics for African American Women with an interest in Computer Science $4000 - $10000 per year July 1, 2010 - June 30, 2012  Dr. Black at 850.412.7354  
The National Conference of CPA Practitioners, Inc (NCCPAP) and American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) Scholarship for Accounting Students Accounting $1,000 Competitive 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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University of Texas-Arlington - departmental scholarships Accounting, economics, information systems, engineering, education, nursing, communications, classical studies, computer science, criminal justice, criminology, English, history, linguistics, music, theater arts, art, art history, philosophy, sociology vary; renewable Many 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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Civic Engagement Scholarship Active commitment to service and leadership with at least a 3.3 GPA, 25 ACT or 1150SAT This award is a full tuition for four years (over $125,000, intern with one of Atlanta's leading non-profits Apply by 11-15-2012 for January 25, 26, 2013 scholarship weekend   
WorldStudio Foundation Scholarships Advertising (art direction only), Fine arts, Graphic design, Illustration, Interactive design/motion graphics, Photography $2,000 - $6,000 Open 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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American Chemical Society Scholars Program For Minorities Agricultural 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 Tech Up to $5,000; renewable ACS 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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USDA/1890 National Scholars Program/ various other scholarships as well Agriculture and related, animal sciences, botany, Food, and Natural resources and related sciences Up to full scholarships, plus other expenses 1890 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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Big Sun Scholarship All student athletes are eligible for this award $500 Must be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community. June 22, 2012 
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Exceptional Children's Assistance Center - Matthew C. Graziadei Achievement Award Any post high school learning experience or training. May also be used for any equipment or technology needed for employment. $1,000 Open 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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American Architectural Foundation - Minority/ Disadvantaged Scholarship Program Architecture $3,000- $4,000; 20 scholarships available; renewable Open 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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2013 Congressional High School Art Competition - "An Artistic Discovery" Art $1,500 per year Students living in the Fourth Congressional Deistrict must submit their artwork for an opportunity to apply for a $1,500 per year scholarship. March 12, 2013  2013 Congressional High School Art Competition, 5700 Hillandale Drive, Suite 120, Lithonia, GA 30038 or fax to 770.987.8721.  
University of Dallas - Special Awards art, chemistry, classics, art, drama, French, German, math, physics, Spanish $1,000 to $5,000 Specific 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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Wake Forest University - Presidential Scholarships for Distinguished Achievement Art, dance, debate, music, and theatre $16,000; renewable Renewable 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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University of North Texas - Departmental scholarships available Arts, sciences, business, education, engineering, public affairs, music, merchandising, hospitality, visual arts. varies Department 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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James (Coach) Day College Scholarship Athletic $1,000 High school senior track and field active team member of a school participating in the current Bob Hayes Invitational Track and Field. February 1, 2013  Yvonne Smith, Bob Hayes Invitational Track Meet, Inc., 1805 N. Myrtle Ave., Jacksonville FL 32209  
Bonner Scholarship Athletic $17,000.00 renewable for 4 years Athletic football Unavailable   
George Morris Touchdown Scholarship Athletic Football $1,000.00 renewable for 4 years Athletics Unavailable   
Davidson College Athletic Award Athletic Football must attend Davidson College $42,849.00 renewable for 4 years Arhletic Football Unavailable   
Limestone College Athletic must attend Limestone $31,000.00 renewable for 4 years Athletic Unavailable   
Texas Christian University - Perfomance-Based departmental scholarships available Athletic, band, choral, fine arts, orchestra $500 to full tuition; renewable Athletic, 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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Wendy's High School Heisman Athletics National recognition, up to $500 for student; up to $10,000 for the high school The 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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Davidson College - Bryan Scholars Program Athletics Up to comprehensive funding (tuition, fees, room and board-)($30,000/yr) plus two summer stipends The 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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National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Scholarships Athletics Varies For Division I and II schools, athletic scholarships are awarded directly by each academic institution. For Division III schools, only academic scholarships are offered Varies  Contact your college Athletic Department for information or visit the website (click more information).
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Syracuse University Athletics $57,000.00 renewable for 4 years Football Unavailable   
KCU Football Athletics $16,000.00 Football Unavailable   
Limestone College Football Scholarship Athletics &3,000.00 renewable for 4 years Football Unavailable   
Appalachian State Scholarship Athletics Football $18,670.00 renewable for 4 years Athletics Football Unavailable   
Appalachian State Scholarship Athletics Football $18,670.00 renewable for 4 years Athletics Football Unavailable   
Central Christian College Atlectics must attend Central Christian College $33,100.00 Atlectics - Track Unavailable   
Point Park University Atletics-must attent Point Park $34,010.00 Atlectics Unavailable   
American Meteorological Society (AMS) - AMS Freshman Undergraduate Scholarship Atmospheric, Oceanic, or Hydrologic Science, meteorology $2,500 per year for two years Requirements 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 Scholarship Atmospheric, Oceanic, or Hydrologic Science, meteorology, women, disabled, minority $3,000 per year for two years Scholarship 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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Airport Minority Advisory Council Educational and Scholarship Program (AMACESP) Aviation, Business Administration, Accounting, Architecture, Engineering or Finance, women, minorities $2,000; can reapply AMACESP 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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ATLANTA PHILANTHROPIC PROGRAM FOR EDUCATION AND LEADERSHIP FOUNDATION, INC. AWARDS ARE MERIT BASED, BUT ARE ALSO BASED ON FINANCIAL NEED AND EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES. U.S. CITIZEN, FULL-TIME STUDENT IN DEKALB OR GWINNETT, FULL-TIME STUDENT PURSUING A DEGREE IN ANY DISCIPLINE AT AN ACCREDITED UNIVERSITY OR COLLEGE, G.P.A. OF NOT LESS 3.0, SAT 1600 OR MORE, OR 25 OR HIGHER ON THE ACT, RECOMMENDED BY HIGH SCHOOL AS ACADEMICALLY EXCEPTIONAL OR OUTSTANDING IN THE CREATIVE AND PERFORMING ARTS; AND DEMONSTRATED FINANCIAL NEED. FEBRUARY 23, 2010  APPEAL FOUNDATION, INC. P.O. BOX 451102 ATLANTA, GA 31145 APPEAL@IotaZetaSigmaSGR.org  
Band $13,000 Unavailable   
DNIMAS Basic and applied sciences Full four year academic scholarships Must be capable of entering and successfully completing graduate studies in the basic and applied sciences. January 31, 2011  Norfolk State University, DNIMAS Office, 700 Park Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23504
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International School of Skin, Nail Cre & Massage Therapy Scholarship Beauty and Wellness Up to $13,150 Must have 3 letters of recommendation, write a 1000 word essay about why they deserve the scholarship, and must atend a HS Senior Scholarshi day at ISSN-MT. Unavailable  Pamela T. Jones, Campus Director, 404.843.1005 or pjones@issnschool.com  
Emory University -- Goizueta Scholars Program (Goizueta Business School) Business From 2/3 to full cost of attending Should 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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American Association of Blacks in Energy Atlanta Chapter Business, physcial sciences, technology, engineering, or mathematics. $5,000 GPA of 3.0 or better, graduating high school senior by June 27, 2014, major in business, physical science, technology, egineering, or mathematics, be a member of a class or group of individuals who have been historically underrepresented in the sciences, technology, egineering, and math related fields. Include officeal high school transcript, two letters of reference, ACT or SAT scores. March 1, 2014  American Association of Blacks in Energy Attn: Scholarship Committee P. O. Box 55216 Atlanta, GA 30308-5216 G2AABEATCHAP@southernco.com  
American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) - Minority Scholarship Awards for Incoming College Freshmen Chemical Engineering $1,000 Must 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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Georgia College and State University - Chemistry Research and Travel Scholarship Chemistry Unavailable This 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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Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship Program Chemistry, Information Management, Computing & Software Systems, Material Science, Printing Management Science, Laser Optics, Physics, Material Science, Engineering (any) $1,000 - $10,000 Applicants 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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OMEGA PSI PHI Fraternity; Kappa Alpha Alpha Chapter Chemistry; Pre-med, or other Science Unspecified 3.0 GPA; Enrolling in 4 Year University; African American Male April 30, 2012  Tyrone Hill KAA Scholarship Committee P.O Box 360260  
National Foundation for Advancements of Arts Young Arts Scholarship Cinematic 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 Week You 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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Prudential Spirit of Community Award Community Service $1,000 - $5,000 and/or an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, DC Be 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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Wake Forest University - Special Talent Scholarships Community service, entrepreneurship, leadership, and writing $16,000; renewable Wake 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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The Generation Google Scholarship Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or related program, minority, woman, disability $10,000; renewable Applicants 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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Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship for First Years for Women Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, women $10,000 A 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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Microsoft Scholarships - General Scholarships, Women's Scholarships, Underrepresented Minority Scholarships, Scholarships for Students with Disabilities Computer Science/Engineering, Math or Physics Full tuition for one year and a salaried summer internship Must 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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Marist Technology Scholarships Computer Science/Information Tecnology and Systems Full Scholarships Details online April 15, 2014  Kent Rinehart 845-575-3226
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Great Clips Cosmetology or Barbering School (3) $1,000 scholarships Must plan to pursue career in Cosmetology May 21, 2011  Gina Grace 8379 Seven Oaks Dr Jonesboro, GA 30236 (404)372-4818  
James Beard Foundation Scholarship Culinary Arts and Wine Studies Vary Must 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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University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) Dance, design and production, drama, film-making, music, visual arts Up to full tuition UNCSA 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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American Dental Hygienists Association Scholarships-several scholarships available Dental Hygiene $1,000 - $2,000 Open 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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Future Educators of America - Phi Delta Kappa (PDK) Prospective Educator Scholarship Program Education Varies; $500 - $5,000 renewable Submit 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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TEACH Grant Education, especially bilingual education and English language acquisition, foreign language, mathematics, reading specialist, science, and special education up to $4,000; renewable The 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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Buick Achievers Scholarship Program Egineering, Technology, Design or Business- interest in automotive industry. Up to $25,000 per year for 100 first time freshmen or existing college students. $2,000 one-time awards for an additional 1,000 students. "Be high school seniors or graduates or be current undergraduate students "Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited four-year college or university based in the U.S. or Puerto Rico for the entire 201314 academic year (excluding proprietary and online schools) "Plan to major in a specified course of study that focuses on Engineering/Technology or select Design and Business-related programs of study. See the list of eligible majors. "Be interested in pursuing a career in the automotive or related industries "Be U.S. citizens and have permanent residence in the United States or Puerto Rico Feburay 28, 2013 
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Georgia Engineering Foundation Engineering $1,000 to $5,000 All scholarships are competitively awarded based on the student’s demonstrated competence in academics, interest in developing a career in engineering, financial need, and school and community involvement. To be eligible, a student must be interested in a career in engineering and: 1) A U. S. Citizen (does not apply to IEEE Scholarships); 2) A resident of Georgia; and 3) Enrolled in an engineering or engineering technology ABET-accredited program leading to a B.S., or graduate degree. Applicants include incoming college freshmen, as well as upperclassmen, and graduate level students. Check website in April for application. Unavailable. Check website in April  Georgia Engineering Foundation, Harris Tower, Suite 700, 233 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, Tel. 404.521.2324, Fax. 404.521.0283, Scholarship Chair: John C. Ford, AICP, johnford73@gmail.com, 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 Engineering Engineering $5,000 for freshman year Open 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 Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) Scholarships engineering Varies Various 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 information Unavailable  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 Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) Scholarship Programs engineering $500 - $10,500 The 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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Air Force ROTC Engineering (various), Architecture, Chemistry, Computers, Math, Meteorology, Physics, Operations Research); various scholarships available with military obligation Up to full scholarships, plus books and expenses Must 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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Shell Oil Company Technical Scholarship Program engineering, geosciences, energy, science, geology, geophysics, physics, chemical, civil, electrical, geological, geophysical, mechanical or petroleum engineering $2,500; renewable to $5,000 Shell 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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National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) Educational Foundation - Jean-Guy Béliveau, P.E. MATHCOUNTS Scholarship Engineering, math $3,000; not renewable The 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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American Association of Blacks in Energy Engineering, technology, mathematics, or physical science field. Up to $5,000 Hve minimum GPA of 3.0, be a graduating senior (by June 28, 2013) and have applied to one or more college/university, plan ot major in business, engineering, technology, mathematics or physical science, be a member of one of the underrepresented minority groups (African American, Hispanic, or Native American) in the sciences and related areas of technoloy. March 1, 2013  AABE Atlanta Chapter, Attn: Scholarship Committee, P.O. Box 55216, Atlanta, GA 30308-5216 or email G2AABEATCHAP@southernco.com  
Society of Women Engineers (SWE) - various scholarships available Engineering-various, Computer Science or Engineering $1,000 - $15,000; some are renewable Varies; 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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The Thomas Wolfe Scholarship Program - UNC at Chapel Hill English, creative writing, poetry, fiction, plays, literary non-fiction (personal narratives, memoir, travel and nature essays, literary journalism, belles-lettres full 4-year financial support The 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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Girls Going Places Entrepreneurship Award Program (Guardian Life Insurance) Entrepreneurship or Finance $1,000 - $10,000 Open to girls aged 12-18 who demonstrate budding entrepreneurship and/or have taken steps towards financial independence; have made a difference in their school or community. Submit application, personal statement, a letter of recommendation by an adult, supporting documents. Application process from September through February. February  The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, Attn: Girls Going Places, 7 Hanover Square, 26-J, New York NY 10004 or email guardianwomenschannel@glic.com or visit online (click for more information).
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Calvin Johnson Jr. Foundation Football Unspecified HihSchool football student with scholastic achievement, leadership on and off the fieldf, academic goals, reommendations and financial need. May 3, 2013  Calvin Johnson Jr Foundation Inc, Scholarship Program, PO Box 1015, Tyrone, GA 30290
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Morehouse College Football-must attend Morehouse $10,000.00 renewable for 4 years Athletics Unavailable   
Manomay's Scholarship For all musicians $15,00 3.5 GPA Etx July 5  Me
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University of Mississippi (Ole Miss)-- Academic Common Market (ACM) Scholarship Forensic Chemistry, Geological Engineering $9,006 (difference between in-state and out-of-state fee); renewable The 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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Gates Millennium Scholarship Full-ride Academic Scholarship for Bachelors, Masters and Doctorate. $351,572.00 -Minimum of 3.3 unweighted GPA -Citizen of the United States of America -African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian & Pacific Islander American or Hispanic American -Will enroll for the first time at a U.S. located, accredited college.  
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Atlanta Braves and Publix Supermarkets G 6 Scholarships of $2000.00 1. GPA 3.2 or Above 2. Enrollment in accredited college Fall 2012 3. Letter of Recommendation (counselor, teacher, or principal) 4. Essay (500 words or less) 5.Community Service and Extracurricular Activities April 21, 2012  Atlanta Braves/Publix Scholarship Program 755 Hank Aaron Dr. Atlanta, Ga 30315  
Street Angels Motorcycle Club G $500.00 Entering a 4 year college Parent or Applicant holds a valid GA Motorcycle License 2.5 GPA Community Service Letter of Recommendation May 31, 2012  Street Angles Motorcycle Club P.O. box 374581 Decatur, GA 30037 info@street-angles.com 678-318-3402
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Sigma Phi Epsilon Balanced Man Scholarship (Georgia Delta Chapter) General 3 Awards- $1,000 each The Balanced Man Scholarship awards incoming UGA male freshmen who demonstrate 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. May 1, 2012  John Gable Balanced Man Scholarship Director Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity 327 S. Milledge Ave Athens, GA 30605 770-876-1487 jgable62392@gmail.com  
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. and WAL-MART 2011 Strive for Excellence Scholarship General Unspecified Be preparing to pursue an undergraduate degree full time Have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Exhibit leadership ability and participate in community service activities. April 1, 2011  Strive for Excellence Scholarship, 1720 Massachusetts Ave. N.W. Washington, D.C. 20036
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Scales of Justice ATL Bar Association General 3/$500.00 Scholarships 1000 Word Essay April 15, 2011  scholarship@frg-law.com Fried Rogers Goldberg LLC 3399 Peachtree RD, N.E. Suite 325 Atlanta, GA 30326-2835 404-591-1800
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Atlanta Urban League of Young Professionals (AULYP) General $1,000 High school seniors who will be seeking an undergraduate degree. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanet resident. Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better at time of submission. Applicants must complete essay, submit 2 recommendations and transcript. June 30, 2011  Atlanta Urban League Young Professionals 100 Edgewood Avenue NE Atlanta,GA 30303 Attn: Community Service Chaiperson
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The Balanced Man Scholarship General Four $2,000 Scholarships One $1,000 scholarship One $500 scholarship A young man that exemplifies excellence in academics, athletics and extracurricular activities. June 30, 2011  Jack Johnson, 4637 21st Ave NE, Seattle WA 98105, 253-831-0985
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The Balanced Man Scholarship General four $2,000 scholarships, one $1,000 and one $500.00 scholarship A young man that exemplies excellence in academics, athletics and extracurricular activities June 30, 2011  Jack Johnson @ 253-831-0985  
The Harold L. Smith Scholarship General Unspecified Must be a graduating high school student whose work reflects dedication, devotion and community involvement. May 15  Tim Darnell, Past Master, Chamblee Lodge #444 F&AM
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The 2012 Miss Georgia Teen USA General Multiple scholarships totaling $40,000 Must be single, never married or have given birth, a US citizen and at least a six month resident of Georgia. Must be at least 14 years of age and under 19. June 15, 2011  Pageant Office: 615-891-0557
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AES Engineers General $500 Essay- See website for topic October 7, 2011 
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Metro Atlanta Relocation Council (MARC) General $1,500 Currently a senior in good standing in an Atlanta area high school. Has relocated more than 50 miles and changed schools due to their family's relocation between grades 9 and 12.Currently have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 on a scale of 4.0. A list (on separate sheet) all extra-curricular activities & work experience during high school. An 1,000-1,500 word essay about your experiences associated with your relocation. Email essay in word document format to: marcadmin@marcatlanta.org March 31, 2011  Rob Kreiling(941) 723-2377 or Karen McRae (770) 916- 4030
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Buick Achievers Scholarship Program General Up to $25,000 Plan to major in Scienc, Technology, Engineering, Math, Business Administration, Finance, Marketing or Design and are interested in a career in the automotive or related industries. March 31, 2011 
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Georgia PTA Scholarship General $1,000 - $5,000 Graduating Senior interested in attending a college to prepare them to work in a youth related field. February 28, 2011  Georgia PTA Scholarship Committee, 11 Baker Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30308-3366
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Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. General 2 - $500 scholarships April 8, 2011  Tiffany Johnson: 404-643-6815  
PRISM Scholarships General Unspecified Must have a 3.0 GPA, SAT score 1000 or above, ACT 19 or above April 1, 2011  Dr. Mulatu Lemma - 912-358-4303 Dr. Paramasivam Sivapatham - 912-358-4290 Dr. Jonathan Lambright - 912-358-3267 Dawn Howard, MSPH - 912-358-4298
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TCI Student Scholarships(Tall Club Internationl Student Scholarship) General $1,000 Students who are under 21 years of age and attending their first year of college in the following Fall. The recipients must also meet the TCI height requirement minimums of 5'10" for women and 6'2" for men. Unavailable 
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Best Buy General $1,000 1. Good Grades; 2. Community Service and/or Work Experience February 16, 2011  Scholarship America One Scholarship Way P.O. Box 297 Saint Peter, MN 56082
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Wal-Mart Dependent Scholarship General up to $13,000 Legal Resident of U.S. Dependent of Wal-Mart Associate 2.0 or higher GPA Financial Need March 15 
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Mary Moy Quan Ing Memorial Scholarship General $2,000 Graduating high school senior who is enrolling in college and pursuing a journalism career Unavailability 
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The Bonner Scholar Program General Various Students with high financial obligations Unavailable 
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AABE American Association of Blacks in Energy General $3,000, $5,000 Awards Complete application by March 2, 2012; Attach high school Official transcript; proof of ACT or SAT scores; 300 -350 word essay, double spaced; GPA on a 4.0 scale; completed and signed checklist. March 2, 2012   
B. Davis Scholarship General $1,000 5-28-2012 
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Wisechoice Scholarship - General $2,500 Apply online May 31, 2012 
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Women's Friendship Inc General $500.00 Book Scholarship Graduating high School senior Acceptance into accredited university or tech institute Two recommendations Transcript, Application May 1, 2012  Women's Friendship Inc Attn: Scholarship Committee P.O. Box 1438 Pine Lake, GA 30072
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Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program General $1,000 Students will submit an essay on the tpic that appears on the scholarship page of our web site. June 15, 2012 
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Student View Scholarship Program General 1 - $4,000 Scholarship 2 - $1,000 Scholarships 8 - $500 Scholarships Log on to www.student-view.com and complete an application. April 22, 2012 
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Atlanta Metropolitan College - NASA Space Scholarships General $2,000 Applicants must be a graduating high school seniors or current AMC students. Earn 3.0 GPA pursuing a degree in one of the following STEM majors: Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, etc. Unavailable  Request information from Dr. Emma Cooley, Natural Science & Mathematics Division Atlanta Metropolitan College or call 404.756.4028/4743  
RMHC Hacier Scholarship General $1,000 For students of hispanic heritage - must be a high school senior; be younger than 21; have at least one parent of hispanic heritage and be eligible to attend a two-or four year college or university, as well as be a legal resident.  
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AES Engineers General $500 Answer ne essay questions o the web site. October 5, 2012 
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College Jumpstart General $1500 Available to hisgh school sophomores, juniors, and seniors  
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S.A.M. SMILE Scholarship General 2 Scholarships $1,000 each This scholarship is for students who have Epilepsy or have an family member with Epilepsy; accepted to a higher learning institution May 4, 2012  cindymosley1@aol.com 678-525-9501  
Georgia State University Project Seed General $2500 Must have taken at least 1 Chemistry class Summer Program 
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BigSun Scholarship General $500 Currently involved in athletics from school or their community. June 22, 2012 
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Horatio Alger Scholarship General $20,000 A critical need for the scholarship, Involvement in co-curricular and community activities, a minimum GPA of 2.0, be a US citizen October 25, 2012 
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Quest Bridge General Unspecified Must live in households earning less than $60,000 annually September 28, 2012  115 Everett Avenue, Palo Alto CA 94301
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Ethel L. Banks Scholarship General (3) $750 scholarship Interested seniors in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math courses of study March 31, 2013  Submit application packet to: Scholarship Administrator Ethel Banks Scholarship P.O. Box 612 Marshall, TX 75671  
Suntrust Scholarship General $1,000 Free to enter, not based on GPA 15 chances to win, one winner every two weeks from October to May From October 26, 2012 through May 10, 2013 
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Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship General Students of color, preferably residing in New London County; must have participated in community service, academic achievement, financial need and be a US citizenship June, 30, 2013  Dr. James Mitchell @ 860.333.4666
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Horatio Alger Scholarship General up to $20,000 Senior with a minimum GPA of 2.0, involved in community activities. October 25, 2012  Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs P.O. Box 4030 Iowa City, IA 52243-4030
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National Scholarship Program General Numerous merit scholarships Students fill out application and process an essay Unavailable 
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Appalachian State University Jack & Julie Allen/Alumni General $2,500 up to $10,000 Must have an application on file and show an interest in attending Appalachian State University and must show financial need. December 1, 2012  Meredith Bazemore bazemoremh@appstate.edu  
2012 James Weldon Johnson Scholarship General $1,000 Must be presently enrolled as a high school senior at a high school located in the state of Georgia. - Must have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA at the time of the application deadline AND at the end of the 2012-2013 school year. - Should be a responsible, supportive, self-disciplined, positive, and energetic individual who is interested in the welfare of education and in the community. - Must attend the scholarship banquet to receive the award on Saturday, December 15, 2012 at the Holiday Inn Atlanta Perimeter Hotel. Friday, October 19, 2012.  Bro. Darius Wimby darius.wimby@gmail.com. James Weldon Johnson Scholarship Kappa Alpha Sigma Alumni Chapter P.O. Box 830724 Stone Mountain, GA 30083  
President['s Scholarship General 3 disbursements of $1,000 2 disbursements of $333 1 disbursement of $334 Minimum of a 2.0 GPA and be involved in extra-curricular activities and/or involved in community activities. March 31, 2013  404-799-4500  
The Robertson: Scholars Leadership Program General 6 Full Scholarships Must demonstrate records of achievement and have clear abilities to leberage their leadership skills toward great impact in their community and world. Unavailable  1-919-668-5875
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Atlanta-Northlake Lodge No. 78 General Various amounts of scholarships Visit web site for details December 7, 2012  770-908-0835
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Willie E. Davis Scholarship Program General Unspecified See Web site for more information April 1, 2010 
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Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated Attn: Delta GEMS Was created to catch the dreams of African American adolescent girls aged 14-18. General Unspecified Minimum 2.0 GPA, Most recent report card and progress report, three letters of recommendation, parental consent, personal essay June 4, 2010  Stone Mountain-Lithonia Alumnae Chapter, Attn: Delta GEMS, PO Box 1184, Stone Mountain, Georgia 30086-1184
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Kroger Earning Plus Learning program General Recipients will receive a $1000 one-time payment, to be applied to undergraduate tuition, fees, books and oncampus room, and board for the 2011-2012 academic year. Applicant must have a cumulative high school grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4-point unweighted scale (or the equivalent on another scale), have taken either the SAT or ACT by April 30, 2011, for attendance to a 2 or 4 year college, university, technical or trade school, and be a high school graduating senior. Applications and submissions must be received by The Kroger Co. before February 1, 2011 to be eligible.  www.krogerearningpluslearning.com
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George W. Jenkins Scholarship 2011-2012 General Over $50,000 Open to US Citizens who are residents of Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Alabama and Tennessee, with a GPA of 3.75 on a 4.0 Scale, Participation in community activities with a strong work ethic with financial need as determined through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. December 1, 2010  University of Miami, PO Box 248025, Coral Gables, Florida 33124  
The Big Sun Scholarships General $500 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 secondard institute. June 23, 2011 
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Burger King Scholars Program General $1,000; $5,000 or $25,000 Students 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. Application period is November 15, 2010- Janurary 10, 2011  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 for more information)
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Constitutional Officers Association of Georgia General Two $1,000.00 Scholarships Presenting a lettrer of acceptance from a school of accredited higher education located within Georgia, presenting a copy of their application to provide verification of degrrr field related to government/law enforcement, political science, accounting/finance or business, pre-law, submitting a 1,000 word essay, presenting a COAG scholarship application. April 1, 2011  Suzanne Cross, 404-377-1364
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SAMMY 2012 General $7,500 High school student athlete that gives back to those around him and takes care of their body by making smart choices. March 19, 2012  facebook.com/milkmustache Debbie McMahon dmcmahon@usatoday.com
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"B. Davis Scholarship" General $1,000 Graduating seniors and post secondary students May 27, 2011 
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Kids Chance of Georgia, Inc. General Varies depending upon Educational Expenses. (1) Must be a dependent of a parent who was catastrophically or fatally injured in a work-related accident;(2)Must be 16-25 years of age;(3) Must be currently enrolled full-time in high school, technical school or college April 16, 2012  Kids Chance of Georgia, Inc. 2024 Powers Ferry Road, SE Suite 225 Atlanta, GA 30339 770-933-7767 or 1-866-933-7763
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University of Texas at Austin - Longhorn Opportunity Scholarship (LOS) General $5000, renewable The Longhorn Opportunity Scholarship (LOS) is a unique program and very special commitment made by The University of Texas at Austin to the students enrolled at a select number of high schools in Texas. For students enrolled at these schools, the University has provided a guarantee that a specific number of scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors for their use at UT Austin. LOS works with both the top 10% admissions standard, which guarantees those who graduate in the top 10% of their high school class admission to the public Texas university of their choice. Complete an ApplyTexas application for admission and select UT Austin as your target university. You must select "Longhorn Opportunity Scholarship" in the Scholarship Section and make sure that you are graduating from one of the participating high schools. The application is available beginning August. Submit the admission, scholarship, and essay sections of the application by the scholarship deadline. 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 for more information)
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Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program - Essay Contest General $1,000 The 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 topic below. 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 18, 2011  Abbott and Fenner Business Consultants, Chicago, IL 60060, scholarships@abbottandfenner.com or visit online (click for more information)
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Wichita State University - several scholarships available General $200-$5,000; some renewable Fill 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. November 1, February 1  Office of Financial Aid, Attn: Scholarships, Wichita State University, 1845 Fairmount, Wichita, KS 67260-0024 978-3430 or visit online (click for more information)
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Dream Scholarship 2011 General 1 -$3,000, 1 - $2,000, and 1 - $1,000 The contest is designed to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King and to encourage students and leaders of today and tomorrow to reflect on Dr. King's legacy, their dreams and their strategies for achieving those dreams. Unavailable  Dream Scholarship Coordinator, 1201 West Peachtree Street, NE, One Atlantic Center, Suite 2000, Atlanta, GA 30309
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Bethel Memorial Scholarship General $1,000 Must be a senior male entering Georgia Tech who exemplifies the ideals of our fraternity as demonstrated by Brother Bethel. April 15, 2010  J. Britt Allen: 678-464-3747
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Dermatology Associates of Georgia General 41,500 Design and submit a new logo for our practice April 1, 2010  Kat Kirkpatrick: 404-633-1149
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National Pan-Hellenic Council of DeKalb County General $1,200, $700 and $300 GPA of at least a 2.7 April 30, 2010  Scholarship Committee, National Pan-Hellenic Council of DeKalb County, PO Box 33585, Decatur, GA 30033-0585  
Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Spouses General Unspecified See web site. May 31, 2012  (202) 263-2800 scholarships@cbcfinc.org CBC Spouses Ecuation Scholarship Foundation 1720 Massachusetts Ave. NW Washington, DC 20036
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Atlanta Jamaican Association General Unspecified Must be of Jamaican parentage with at least one parent Jamaican, Hold a minimum of 3.0 grade point average, not be the recipient of a full scholarshp to a college or university, write an essay with a minimum of 500 words on the social, political and historical factors that have contributed to the crime in Jamaica May 15, 2010  Scholarship Committee Atlanta Jamaican Association PO Box 2207 Lithonia, GA 30058 404-210-6349  
Kohl's Kids Who Care Scholarship Program General More than $410,000 Recognizes and rewards young volunteers who have helped make their communities a better place. March 15, 2010  Julie Diede at Scholarship America, 507-931-0625.
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ASMC Greater Atlanta Chapter General $1,000 Must be planning to pursue a baccalaureate degree in a field directly related to financial/resource management. March 5, 2010  ASMC Greater Atlanta Chapter, ATTN: Scholarship Committee Chairperson, PO Box 91118, East Point GA 30364
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Metro Atlanta Chapter FAMUNAA General Scholarships start at $500 Must be a metro Atlanta high school senior enrolling at FAMU for the fall semester with a minimum SAT score of 1000 and/or ACT score of 20, minuimum 2.5 grade point average and completed application package. February 26, 2010  FAMU Nat'l Alumni Assoc., Metro Atlanta Chapter, Attn: Scholarship Committee, PO Box 311991, Atlanta, GA 31131
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Student Insights General 1-$4,000 Scholarship, 1-$1,000 Scholarship, 4-$500 Scholarshps Must plan to attend a four-year college, community/junior college or career school, May 1, 2011  724-612-3685
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AHEPA Mother Lodge Chapter No 1 Educational Fund, Inc. General $500 - $2,000 Must belong to one of these categories: A student in the graduating class of his or her high school and planning to attend an accredited college or university during the current calendar year. A high school graduate planning to attend an accredited college or university during the calendar year. Attending an accredited college or university. March 15, 2011  George Skoufis, Director Ahepa Chapter No. 1 Educational Fund 2025 Ludovie Lane Decatur, GA 30033
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APPEAL Foundation Scholarship General Unspecified Applicant must be a US citizen, must be a full time student in Dekalb or Gwinnett county, must be pursuing a degree in any discipline at an accredited college within the US, must demonstrate commitment to academic excellence and community service, recommended by high school as academically exceptional or outstanding in the creative and performing arts, and must demonstrate financial need. February 23, 2010  Appeal Foundation, Inc. PO Box 451102 Atlanta, GA 31145
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2010 Student View General One $4,000 scholarship, two $1,000 Scholarships, Four $500 Scholarships Must complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in your area April 22, 2010 
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AES Consultants Scholarship Renewed General $500 Students must submit an essay of no more than 1000 words in answer to one of the two questions that are posted on the website. October 7, 2011 
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League of United Latin American Citizens General Unspecified Applicant must be of Latino heritage, must be a resident of Georgia March 31, 2010  770-331-2731
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AAPA General $1,000 Must be a female residing in Cherokee, Cobb, DeKalb, Douglas, Forsyth, Fulton, Gwinnett or Rockdale County. You must plan to enroll by August at a four year college that has NPC sororities on campus. Friday, March 26, 2010  AAPA Scholarship Chairman Patty Deitsch 2922 Gravitt Trail Duluth, GA 30096
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Julian & Jan Hester Memorial Scholarship Fund General 4- $1,000 Scholarships Open to Georgia high school seniors who will be entering a Georgia university, college, or technical institute in the fall quarter of 2010. April 15, 2011  Community Bankers Association of Georgia 1900 The Exchange, Suite 600 Atlanta, GA 30339-2022
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APCA Scholarship Program General 7 - 1,500 Scholarships will be awarded. Must be a full time graduating high school senior in good academic standing with a 2.75 on 4-point scale, of any ethnic or cultural background and plans to attend an accredited college or vocational school, applicant must be a US citizen. March 1, 2010  Norman Chu - 404-986-9509
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Liga de Campeones (League of Champions) General $1,000 Must reside in the Atlanta area, Must be in 12th grade, Must be of Hispanic descent, Must be bilingual, must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, must submit a complete scholarship application August 15, 2010  WUVG Univision 34 Liga de Campeones Program PO Box 18737 Atlanta GA 31126  
Kappa Alpha Alpha Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity General $15,000 Graduating African American male senior enrolling and pursuing a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college. March 12, 2010  Mr. Tyrone Hill KAA Scholarship Committee PO Box 360260 Decatur, GA 30032  
Dekalb Medical-Dr. Gulshan S. Harjee Scholarship General $1500 Complete Application, Answer the required questions, and be accepted into an approved program. April 30th 2010  Dr. Gulshan Harjee Scholarship Program c/o Betty Castellani, D. Min Department of Pastoral Services Dekalb Medical 2665 N. Decatur Road Decatur, GA 30033  
Kelley Chapel United Methodist Church General Unspecified Attend High School at Southwest DeKalb, Martin Luther King Jr., Cedar Grove, or Columbia, Active member of Kelley Chapel UMC or Atlanta Metro Church, Acceptance in a full time enrollment at an accredited junior, community, four-year college/university or technical college. High school senior-GPA 3.0 or higher, 2-letters of recommendations-one from high school and one from church home, Must include an essay describing "Your involvement in the church, school, community, and "Why Education is important to you"-500 words Max, Double spaced, 12 font Time New Roman 1" side margins not exceed two pages. March 31, 2010  Kelley Chapel United Methodist Church 3411 Kelley Chapel Road Decatur, GA 30034  
Katherine Snorton Scholarship Program General 8 scholarships in the amount of $5,000 each Must provide the application, current resume, current transcript, letters of recommendation and essay. August 9, 2010  The Lead Foundation, Inc. 468 Musical Court Lawrenceville, GA 30044 ATTN: Katherine Snorton Scholarship Program
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Gardner-Webb University Scholarship General up to almost a million dollars over the course of four years must have a cumulative GPA of 3.6 or higher and at least an 1130 on the SAT or a 24 composite score on the ACT November 18, 2009  1-800-253-6472
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Gladys Cook Scholarship Program General Undetermined Must have a GPA of 3.0 Mimimum with no discipline problems in the junior or senior years, and parents must be a PTSA member. February 17, 2011  Mrs. Carole Fountain Rice, Scholarship Chairman, Atherton Elementary School, 1674 Atherton Drive, Decatur, GA 30035, 678-874-0307  
2010 NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award General 1-NFIB award for $1,000, 4-NFIB award for $5,000, 1-NFIB award for $10,000 Each applicant must have extracurricular activities, leadership activities, and entrepreneurial endeavors will be evaluated. February 15, 2010  1-800-552-6342
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Tom Joyner Foundation General Full Ride Must be a US Citizen, Current high school senior in the US, 3.5 Mim. GPA, Must have demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community service, extracurricular, or other activities January 23, 2010  PO Box 630495, Irving, Texas 75063, 972-789-1058
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Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship General $10,000 Must be a female high school senior looking to study computer science. February 15, 2010 
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Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. General Scholarships will be awarded to the top 3 students who will receive the highest amounts in descending increments: $4,000, $2,500 and $1,500. Must seek a degree at any accredited institution. February 1, 2011  Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Decatur Alumnae Chapter, PO Box 370673, Decatur, GA 30037-0673
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Atlanta Association of Legal Administrators, Atlanta General $5,000 Candidate must be a citizen of the US, attend a four year college within the State of Georgia, Scholastic achievement in the current academic year and overall grade point average through high school, list of extracurricular activities, community work, a written essay describing personal goals, an essay describing how you met personal adversity and overcame it, a letter confirming the student has been accepted and will be attending a higher learning institution for the following Fall Semester, a personal interview with a member of the Scholarship Program Committee, and financial needs. March 11, 2011  Atlanta Association of Legal Administrators, PO Box 79019, Atlanta, Georgia 30357, 770-846-3402
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Body by Milk General $7,500 Criteria is based on academic performance 35%, athletic excellence 35%, leadership 15%, community service 10%,& milk experience essay 5%. March 5, 2010  Body by Milk, 7950 Jones Branch Drive, McLean, VA 22108
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Levi A. Simon Scholarship General Unspecified Ensure application is completely filled out, ensure you have all required signatures, have a copy of your official high school transcripts, have enclosed 2 letters of recommendation, have answered questions 14 - 19 on application, typewritten essay, your parent must have been a member of ODE for the last 12 months. March 28, 2011  ODE office: 678-837-1170
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The G. Wayne Clough Georgia Tech Promise Scholarship General Unspecified Must be a Georgia resident, Eligible applicant for federal student financial aid, less than $33,000 in total family income, submit a complete financial aid application each year. Unavailable  Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid 404-894-4160
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Hispanic Scholarship Fund General Vary from $1,000 to $10,000 Be a US Citizen or legal permanent resident, have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA, apply for federal financial aid using the FAFSA, have plans to be enrolled FULL-TIME in a degree seeking program at a US accredited institution in the Fall of 2009 February 18  Hispanic Scholarship Funk, 55 Second Street, Suite 1500, San Francisco, CA 94105, 1-877-473-4636
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Kids Who Care Awards General $1,100 Five high school students who have a special commitment to make our city a better place to live will receive this award. March 1, 2009  770-331-8434, 3154 Northside Parkway, NW, Atlanta GA 30327
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Organization of DeKalb Educators (ODE) General Unspecified Ensure application is completely filled out, have all required signatures, enclose a copy of your official high school transcripts, have enclosed 2 letters of recommendation, answered all questions, proof your essays and limit each answer to one typewritten page, to qualify for scholarships awarded to children of ODE members, your parent must have been a member of ODE for the last 12 months March 28, 2011  Organization of DeKalb Educators, 100 Crescent Centre Parkway, Suite 290, Tucker, GA 30084, 678-837-1170
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The Community Foundaton for Greater Atlanta Scholarships for Atlanta Students General Range from $750 to $5,000 Each Scholarship has its on specific eligibility criteria April 13, 2009  404-688-5525
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Georgia Tech Delta Chi General $500 Must be a male freshman June 1, 2009  Georgia Tech Delta Chi, 170 Fifth Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30313
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United Boricuas of Georgia, Inc General $1,000 Be a US citizen, currently reside in the state of Georgia, Be hispanic, be a college bound high school senior enrolled in a 2-4 year degree program, have at least a 3.0 on a 4/0 scale, demonstrate a strong interest in and familiarity with Latino-Hispanic community of family activities June 30, 2009  United Boricuas of Georgia, Inc, PO Box 56145, Atlanta, GA 30343
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Beta Iota Chapter of the Alpha Tau Omega National Leadership Fraternity at Georgia Tech General 2 - $500 Scholarships Must be incoming male freshman at the Georgia Institute of Technology. August 3, 2009  Brandon Mattix, 770-841-4656
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Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation General $3 million a year to 250 deserving students October 31, 2009  www.coca-colascholars.org
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Sun Trust Off to College Scholarship Sweepstakes General $1,000 Free to enter and eligibility not based on GPA or financeial need. High school seniors can win a $1,000 scholarship for their first year expenses at a college or private career school. 
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Elks Most Valuable Scholarship General $2,000 See web site for details December 1, 2010 
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National Co-Op Scholarship General 170 Merit Scholarships Totaling 4.2 Million You must have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.5 or better and complete all required admissions applications material and be accepted for the 2010-2011 academic year at one of the National Commission Partner Institutions listed. February 15, 2010  National Commission for Cooperative Education, 360 Huntington Avenue, 384 CP, Boston MA 02115-5096 or call 617-373-3406
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AXA Achievement Scholarship General $10,000 to $25,000 Be active in the community, lead a project that benefits others, overcome personal challenges December 15, 2009 
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The Latin American English Language Study Scholarship General Must be a high school senior October 30, 2009 
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Univision - League of Champions Scholarship Program General $1,000 This is a program initiated for Hispanic high school seniors in the Atlanta Metropolitan area.   404-926-2304 - Paola Salazar
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Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc/Kappa Alpha Alpha Chapter General $2,000 Graduating Senior, Enroll in a baccalaureate degree program, be an African-American Male November 13, 2009  Mr. Greg Davis Achievement Week Committee PO Box 360260 Decatur GA 30032
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The Holocaust Remembrance Project General Up to $5,000, an all-expense paid trip to Washington, DC, and a gold medal This 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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Livingstone College - Albert S. Stout Memorial Scholarship General $1,000 - $18,000; renewable Varies; 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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The Tom Joyner Foundation - Scholarships for students at Historical Black Colleges and Universities General Unavailable The 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 National Center for Learning Disabilities - Anne Ford Scholarship General $2,500/year over four years Open 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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National Federation of the Blind (NFB) - various scholarships available General $3,000 - $12,000 Varies; 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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Kohl's Kids Who Care General $50 - $10,000 Open 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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Wade Edwards Short Fiction Scholarship Contest General $1,000 - $5,000 Open 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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Bradley Turner Leadership Scholars Program at University of Georgia General $10,000, plus $1,000; renewable The Bradley-Turner Leadership Scholars Program provides scholarships for outstanding students who exhibit superior leadership capabilities while in high school and who aspire to be student leaders at UGA. The selection process is highly competitive with only one scholarship awarded annually to an entering freshman. Preference is given first to residents of the Columbus, GA area, secondly to residents of GA, and finally to out-of-state applicants. To be eligible, applicants should: Be in the upper 10% of their high school graduating class, Achieve a total SAT score (Verbal/Math/Writing) of 1850 or an ACT composite of 29 (accompanied by the optional ACT Writing component), Have a record of outstanding leadership in extracurricular school, community, civic and/or religious activities, Have completed and submitted a UGA Admissions Application. Updated scholarship application required and available on website listed in December. early February  T.W. Cauthen III, Director, Center for Leadership & Service, The University of GA, 201 Tate Student Center, Athens, GA 30602. 706-583-0830, twc@uga.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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The University of Georgia Disability Resource Center - Scholarships for Students with Disabilities General varies; some $1,000 Several 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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University of Richmond -Richmond Scholars Award General Full tuition to full tution, room and board; renewable All 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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College Financial Aid Advice - Scholarship Essay Contest General $1,000 You 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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Duke Energy Scholars General $1,000, One-time; and $5,000, renewable Open 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.com Fall  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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Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Scholarship Program - various scholarships available; Asian, African American, Hispanic, or Scholars General $1,000, up to $25,000 a year Open 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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Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) scholarships General $1,000 - $2,500; renewable Open 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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National Society of Sons of the American Revolution (NSSAR) - George S. and Stella M. Knight Essay Contest General Up to $2,000 Must 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 information December. Check website for local and state information.  National website has contact information for all state contests (click on more information).
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Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF)- several scholarships available General Varies; $500 to $5,000 Must 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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Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation College Scholarship Program General Up to $10,000 per year; renewable Open 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 semester October 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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Burger King Scholars Program General $1,000; $5,000 , $25,000 or $50,000 Students 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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Clemson University - various scholarships available General Varies; up to full tuition; some renewable Varies. 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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National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) - National Achievement Scholarship Program General $2,500 Open 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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American Cancer Society (ACS) College Scholarship Program General varies by state or local chapter. Up to $7,500 Scholarships 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 Fire Sprinkler Association Scholarship General $2,000 each; 10 scholarships available Open 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 Legion National High School Oratorical Contest General $100 to $18,000 Open 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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COCA-COLA ALL-STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE ACADEMIC TEAM PROGRAM General $1,000 to $2,000 Nominations: 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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Champlain College - various scholarships available General Varies All 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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AXA Achievement Scholarships General $10,000, $25,000 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. 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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Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation (MCSF) General $1,000 -$12,500, plus Must 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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Bridgewater College of Virginia General $11,000 to full tuition Based 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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Campbell University - various scholarships available General Varies; Up to $15,000 per year High 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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Cargill Community Scholarships - various scholarships available General $1,000 - $3,000 Requirements 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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Distinguished Young Women of America (formerly America Junior Miss Scholarship Program) General Up to $54,000 Open 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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Bollinger Foundation Grants General Vary depending on need Available 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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Jefferson Scholars Foundation General Full Scholarship worth $100,000 November 1, 2012  1-434-243-9029
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University of West Georgia General $1000 You must be an accepted incoming freshman with a minimum UWG calculated GPA of 2.75. Your program application must also be submitted by February 1, 2013. February 1, 2013 
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George W. Jenkins Scholarship General $50,000 Nominated students must demonstrate a strong work ethic through participation in school and community activities. December 1, 2012 
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Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity General Up to $5,000 Manly deeds and love for all mankind April 9, 2012 
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Alpha Iota Delta of Chi Psi - the Bethel Memorial Scholarshilp General up to $1,000 Students who may attend GA Tech April 15, 2012  Chi Psi Bethel Scholarship 6555 Sugarloaf Parkway, Suite 307-113 Duluth, GA 30097  
AABE American Association of Blacks in Energy General $3,000, $5,000 Must have a 3.0 average, graduate by June 2012, 1400 SAT, 19 ACT. April 20, 2012  AABE Atlanta Chapter Attn: Scholarship Committee P.O. Box 55216 Atlanta, GA 30308-5216  
Ayn Rand Essay Contests-several General $30 to $10,000 Several 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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Wal-Mart Foundation Associate and Dependents Scholarships General Up to $3,000, renewable The 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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Denison University in Ohio - various scholarships available General Varies; up to full tuition ($40,000); renewable Merit 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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Winston-Salem State University - various scholarships available General $3,000 to full tutition Varies; 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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National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) - National Merit Scholarship Program General $2,500 Open 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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NC State University -Chancellor's Leadership Scholarship General Up to full tuition Criteria 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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John Montgomery Belk Scholarship at Davidson College General Comprehensive funding (tuition, fees, room and board) plus two summer stipends Davidson 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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Fort Valley State University Scholarships General $1,500 (one year) up to full tuition, room, board and book allowance; renewable Fort Valley State University Foundation Scholarships vary in award amounts. Awards are made at the discretion of the Scholarship Committee based on the student’s grade point average, SAT/ACT scores, community involvement, character and the availability of funds. Application required plus FAFSA. All scholarships listed in this application (excluding Pathway Grant) have special requirements for renewal and maintenance. March 1  Fort Valley State University, Office of Financial Aid, 1005 State University Drive, Fort Valley, Georgia 31030 (478) 825-6363 office, (478) 825-6182 office, (478) 825-6976 fax, financialaid@fvsu.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Millennium Woman Scholarships for Single Mothers General $500 average To 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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Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of Georgia Foundation Scholarship General full tuition The Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of Georgia Foundation provides several scholarships every year to selected (based on rotation) schools within the University System of Georgia EXCLUDING UGA, GA Tech, Medical College of Ga, and Georgia State). To qualify, a student must be a GA resident enrolled full time in an undergraduate course of study through one of the selected University System of Georgia institutions. Financial need, academic achievement and the student’s participation in community and school affairs are considered. However, financial need is paramount. The award is contingent upon annual funding. Check with financial aid office at the University System of Georgia school you wish to attend. Varies  Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of Georgia Foundation, Attn: MR. Fred Kitchens, 3525 PIEDMONT ROAD, N.E. BUILDING 6, SUITE 414, ATLANTA, GA 30305, Phone: 404-261-4518, Fax: 404-264-0627  
Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) Educational Foundation Scholarship General $2,500 The 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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Siemens Foundation Merit Scholarship General $1,000 per year; up to 4 years Only 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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College of Biblical Studies - Several scholarships available General Unavailable To 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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University of Arkansas - Non-Resident Tuition Award General Unavailable; renewable The 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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Houston Baptist University - Church-based scholarships available General Up to $2,000; renewable Scholarships 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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Georgia Fire Sprinkler Association Essay Contest General $750, $1,000 or $1,500; 3 winners The GFSA State Scholarship Essay Contest is open to high school seniors in Georgia who plan to further their education at a college/university or certified trade school in the United States. The scholarship is not based on financial need. Relatives of GFSA board members may not enter. All applicants must submit a text-only (no graphics included) essay between 700-1,000 words addressing the theme specified by the GFSA. Each essay must be an original work written by the applicant and must be accompanied by a bibliography citing all sources of information used. Only entries submitted through to the GFSA email address as stated in the application process are accepted. Only one essay per applicant is allowed. Themes related to fire sprinkler policies. Contest is limited to first 500 eligible entries received through the GFSA email address. Essay topic will be posted on website in December. March 10  Georgia Fire Sprinkler Association P.O. Box 661 Grayson, GA 30017 or visit online (click on more information).
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Ayn Rand Essay Contest- The Fountainhead General $50 to $10,000 High 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 - Atlas Shrugged General $50 to $10,000 Several 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- We the Living General $25 to $3,000 Several 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 Contest - Anthem General $30 to $2,000 Several 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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Georgia / United States JCI Senate Scholarship General $1,000 Open 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. GA scholarship information is available on the website in October; if not please email contact below for a copy of the application, or try the national website -www.usjcisenate.org/. January  Kay Buchanan, # 58499, 105 Wexford Ct., Macon, GA 31210-8838, (478) 474-3701, katikb@cox.net or visit the website (click more information)
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Mississippi State University -- Acdemic scholarships available General Varies Mississippi 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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Dr Pepper Million Dollar Tuition Giveaway Promotion and Contest General $2,500 to $100,000 Dr 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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Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) - American Indian Scholarship General $1,000; one time award This 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 Scholarship General Varies; can reapply This 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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The University of Georgia Foundation Fellowship And Bernard Ramsey Honors Scholarships General $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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University of Texas-Arlington - Maverick Leadership Scholarship General $2,000; renewable for 3 years The 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 St. Thomas - UST Eagle Scout Scholarship General $1,000; renewable The 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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National Eagle Scout Association Scholarship General $1,000 to $50,000; renewable There 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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Bank of America - Joe Martin Scholarship General $2,500; renewable The 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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National Peace Essay Contest General $1,000 to $10,000 Students 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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The Georgia Section American Water Works Association (GAWWA) General $1,500; non-renewable The Georgia Section American Water Works Association (GAWWA) awards two scholarships annually to members of GAWWA or their children. These scholarships are designated as follows: One scholarship will be awarded for studies at a four-year college or university, and the second scholarship will be awarded for studies at a vocational, technical or trade school, if applicant available. Information available on website by January. March 1  Becky Mixon, Cobb County-Marietta Water Authority, 1660 Barnes Mill Road, Marietta, GA 30062, 770-514-5208, bmixon@ccmwa.org or visit online (Click on more information)
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Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) - Voice of Democracy Audio-Essay Contest General $1,000 up to $46,000 The 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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United Methodist Scholarships - General Board of Higher Education & Ministry-Various scholarships General Varies The 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 Dollars for Scholars General $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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AXA Achievement Community Scholarship Program General $2,000 The 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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Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation (MCSF) - Heroes Tribute Scholarships General $1,000 -$12,500, plus Must 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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U.S. Bank Internet Scholarship Program General $1,000 Our 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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John Gyles Education Awards General $3,000 John 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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Foster Care to Success Scholarships General $2,500 to $5,000 Applicants 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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Ronald McDonald House Charities - Asia Scholarship Program General Unavailable Currently 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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Texas Southern University - Freshmen Achievement-Based (General University) Scholarship General $4,000 to $6,000; renewable The 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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Korean American Scholarship Foundation (KASF) - several scholarships General $100 to $5,000 A 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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Georgia College and State University - President's Scholarship Competition General Up to $6,000; renewable + stipend for Study Abroad Most scholarships available to entering freshman are offered to students who are selected to participate in the annual Presidential Scholarship Competition. The President's Scholarship Competition helps connect what matters by providing a chance for high-achieving high school seniors from across the country to compete for GCSU's most prestigious scholarships. Each year, approximately fifty November or early December. Please visit the website throughout the fall for additional information about the competition. Students interested in attending are encouraged to apply for admission to GCSU during the Early Action application phase. Students must be enrolled full-time during both fall and spring semesters in order to receive their scholarships. Submit interest form no later than November 15  Georgia College Financial Aid Office, Campus Box 030, Milledgeville, GA 31061, (478) 445-5149, Fax: (478) 445-0729, scholarships@gcsu.edu or New Student Programs, 478-445-0948, newstudentprograms@gcsu.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Oklahoma State University- National Hispanic Scholars at OSU General Up to full tuition (estimated $5375 for OK residents and $14175 for Nonresidents) plus $2,500, per year cash for room and board and expenses; renewable OSU 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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Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program - Essay Contest General $1,000 The 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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American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest - GA General $100 to $18,000 Open 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 (http://www.legion.org/oratorical/contests) for overall information. contests run from December through April; varies by state  Visit website online (click on more information) or email: dburdette488@bellsouth.net. 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.
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Texas A&M University-Kingsville - Various scholarships available General Vary Freshmen 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 Woman's University - several scholarships available General $1,000 to full tuition and all fees; renewable Prospective 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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University of North Texas - Several General Academic scholarships available General $200 - $2500; some renewable To 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 North Texas - Board of Regents Scholarships General $1,500 to $5,000; renewable These 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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Dorsey-Gray Literacy Scholarship Fund Provided By: Althea Dorsey Gray, Author General $500 The 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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Oklahoma State University- National Merit Scholars General Full tuition scholarship (estimated $ $55,500 over 4 years for OK residents and $112,300 for Nonresidents over 4 years OSU 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- National Achievement Finalists General p to full tuition (estimated $5375 for OK residents and $14175 for Nonresidents) plus $2,500, per year cash for room and board and expenses; renewable Oklahoma 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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University of New Mexico- Regents’ Scholarship General $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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The University of Texas at Dallas - Academic Excellence Scholarships (AES) General $3,000 to all costs of tuition and mandatory fees; renewable All 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 Eugene McDermott Scholars Program at The University of Texas at Dallas General Full tuition & fees, plus costs for books, living, travel, cultural activities The 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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Officer Bernard F. Parson Memorial Scholarship at UT-Dallas General $500 The 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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University of Texas-El Paso - Scholars Excellence Program General $1,500 to $6,000; renewable Applications 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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Wichita State University - several scholarships available General $200-$5,000; some renewable Fill 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/scholcoordinators November 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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The University of New Orleans - Homer Hitt Scholarship General Full 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 - Freshman Academic Awards General $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 Vietnamese American Scholarship Foundation - several scholarships available General Varies Each 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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Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) - several scholarships available General $2,500 to $5,000 APIASF 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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University of Texas-Arlington -General Academic Scholarships General $2,000 up to $20,000; renewable Eligible 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-Arlington - Honors Distinction Scholarship General $20,000; renewable It 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 October January 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 Oregon- several scholarships available General varies There 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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Comcast Foundation - Leaders and Achievers Scholarship General $1,000; not renewable Every 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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University of San Diego - Bishop Maher Catholic Leadership Scholarship General $500 to $4,000 Intended 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 Nevada--Las Vegas - several scholarships available General $2,000 to $15,000; renewable Newly-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 information Feb. 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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Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarship General $1,000 per year to $15,000 per year The 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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Stanford University General Unavailable Scholarship 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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University of Southern California Asian Pacific Alumni Association Scholarship General $1,000-$3,000 The 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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Mexican American Alumni Association of the University of Southern California General $1,000 to $5,000 Awarded 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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WAYCROSS COLLEGE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS General unavailable The WAYCROSS COLLEGE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS were established by local citizens and organizations to provide incentive, encouragement, and recognition to Waycross College students with proven records or academic accomplishment and excellence in their high school and college work. Potential students are encouraged to apply for these scholarships. Information on Foundation Scholarships may be obtained from the Director of Development and Community Services and the Financial Aid Office. Unavailable  Waycross College, 2001 South Georgia Parkway, Waycross, GA 31503-9248, Office of Development and Community Services, (912) 449-7510, dcs@waycross.edu visit online (click on more information)
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University of Notre Dame - several scholarships available General Unavailable Financial 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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George Mason University - several scholarships available General Up to $22,500; renewable If 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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Hampton University - Several Merit Scholarships available General Up to Tuition, Room, Board, and a $500 book stipend; renewable The 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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UC Berkeley - Berkeley Undergraduate Scholarship General varies, based on need The 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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California Alumni Scholarships at UC Berkeley - Leadership Award General $1,500, non-renewable The 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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UC Berkeley - Regents’ and Chancellor’s Scholarship Program (By Invitation Only) General Varies: $1,000 for honorary awards, as needed for needs-based awards, renewable The 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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AFA Teens for Alzheimer's Awareness College Scholarship General $250 to $5,000 This 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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Harvard University General varies All 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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GA Court of Appeals/ Justice Served Oratorical Contest General $1000 to $5,000 Open to juniors and seniors who attend high school in Georgia. Must prepare and present an oration about some aspect of the justice system; topic to be determined. The Scholarships are to be used to pursue education beyond high school at any four-year accredited college or university in the United States. Check on the website for updated information and application in the fall or call for information. Contest likely to be held in the Spring. Unavailable  Contact Information: Roberta Earnhardt, Justice Served Oratorical Contest Chair, 922 Court Street, Suite 201, P.O. Box 289, Conyers, Georgia 30012. 770-630-4359 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 Program General $3,000 Applicant 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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The Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation (PBTF) General $1,000, typically The 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 Scholarship General Unavailable Eligibility 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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Elon University - Elon Black Alumni Network Scholarship General Unavailable Application 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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WyzAnt College Scholarship General $2,000 to $10,000 In 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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Cancer Survivors' Fund General Awards are case-by-case Scholarships 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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SuperSibs! Scholarship Program For Siblings of Cancer Victims General $1,000 to $5,000, renewable For 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 Cancer General $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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The Ryan Mullaly Second Chance Fund-A SCHOLARSHIP FUND FOR KIDS FIGHTING LYMPHOMA General $1,000 We 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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Boston College - Presidential Scholars Program General Full tuition for 4 years Exceptional 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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University of Alabama - several scholarships available General Varies Academic 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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Louisiana State University (LSU) - several scholarships available General From $1,000 up to full tuition, plus additional stipends Varies: 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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University of Tennessee (several scholarships available) General $5,000 and up To 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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Sewanee: The University of the South General $5,000 or more; renewable In 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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HOPE Scholarship General Up to full tuition If you are a Georgia resident enrolling in a degree program at an eligible Georgia public or private college, university, or public technical college, you may be eligible for the HOPE Scholarship. Recipients have graduated from an eligible high school with a "B" average, as defined by the HOPE program, or have earned at least a 3.0 grade point average at the college level at specific credit-hour checkpoints. Students who earned a GED or graduated from an ineligible high school or home study program may qualify for a HOPE Scholarship, as an entering freshman, based on their SAT or ACT scores. Be enrolled as a degree-seeking student at an eligible public or private college or university or technical college in Georgia. Meet HOPE's Georgia residency requirements. Meet HOPE's U.S. citizenship or eligible non-citizen requirements. Be in compliance with Selective Service registration requirements. Be in compliance with the Georgia Drug-Free Postsecondary Education Act of 1990. PLEASE NOTE: HOPE PROGRAM MAKING CHANGES DUE TO FUNDING. CHECK THE WEBSITE FOR THE MOST UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION. Unavailable  Georgia Student Financial Commission, 2082 East Exchange Place, Tucker, Georgia 30084, Telephone: In Metro Atlanta (770) 724-9000, Toll-Free 1-800-505-GSFC, gsfcinfo@gsfc.org or visit online (click on more information)
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Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship-Georgia-NOT AVAILABLE FOR NEW APPLICANTS FOR 2013-2014 General Up to $1,500; renewable For GA residents only. This scholarship program is federally funded and does NOT restrict recipients to attending a college or university in Georgia. To be considered for the Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship, you must be nominated by the high school you are attending. You can obtain an application from your high school counselor's office in December of the same academic year as your high school graduation. Must demonstrate outstanding high school academic achievement; Be a legal resident of Georgia; Be a U.S. citizen, or a permanent resident who meets residency requirements, or national of the U.S. or have evidence from INS of eligible permanent resident alien status; Submit application materials including all documentation on or before February 1 of the same academic year as high school completion; Graduate from a public or private high school or receive the GED in the same year as application for the scholarship; Must have applied or been accepted at an eligible institution of higher education for full-time status. February 1  Georgia Student Financial Commission, 2082 East Exchange Place, Tucker, Georgia 30084, Telephone: In Metro Atlanta (770) 724-9000, Toll-Free 1-800-505-GSFC, gsfcinfo@gsfc.org or visit online (click on more information)
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Georgia's HERO Scholarship Program General Up to $2,000; renewable To be eligible to apply for a Georgia's HERO Scholarship, you must meet one of the following four categories: Be an active member of the Georgia National Guard or U.S. Military Reserves who is a Georgia resident, the child of or the spouse of such, who was deployed outside the United States for active duty service to a location designated as a combat zone and served in such combat zone for at least 181 cumulative days, beginning on or after February 1, 2003, or served less than 181 cumulative days in a combat zone, beginning on or after February 1, 2003, but was evacuated because of severe injuries or disabled or killed. For more specific requirements, see webpage (click more information). Recipients must attend an institution that is a unit of the University System of Georgia, or the Technical College System of Georgia, or an eligible private/independent college or university in Georgia. Application available online July 1  Georgia Student Financial Commission, 2082 East Exchange Place, Tucker, Georgia 30084, Telephone: In Metro Atlanta (770) 724-9000, Toll-Free 1-800-505-GSFC, gsfcinfo@gsfc.org
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Clark Atlanta University - several scholarships available General Up to full cost of attending Applicants 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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Emory University -- Emory Scholars Program (Emory College of Arts and Sciences) General From 2/3 to full cost of attending Each 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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Belmont Abbey College - several scholarships available General $2,000 to $12,000; renewable See 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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Catholic Scholarship General $2,000.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Dekalb County General $2,500.00 3.0 GPA UNAVAILABLE   
Academic General $42,154 Unavailable   
Grant General $5,500 Unavailable   
Perry Julian Award General $250.00 Academic Achievement Unavailable   
General General $5000 Unavailable   
Delta Sigma Theta Scholarship General $105.00 3.0 GPA Unavailable   
Athletic General $88,000 Unavailable   
Knights Achievement Award General $11,000.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Delta Sigma Theta General $500.00 3.0 GPA Unavailable   
Miss Arabia Mountain High School General $300.00 3.0 GPA Unavailable   
Atheletic General $88,000 Unavailable   
Hope General $9,000 Unavailable   
Academic General $172,000 Unavailable   
Gates Millenmium General $48,472.00 renewable for 6 years or until doctorate is achieved Academic Achievement General   
Pell Grant General $22,920.00 renewable for 4 years 3.0 GPA Unavailable   
Grant General $5,295 Unavailable   
AABE General $1,000.00 Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Fairfield Baptist Church General $500.00 3.0 GPA Unavailable   
Grant General $5,730 Unavailable   
Miss Arabia Mountain High School General $500.00 3.0 GPA Unavailable   
Grant General $5,000 unavailable   
Gates Milleniumn General $40,458.00 renewable for 6 years or until doctorate is received Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Maple Leaf General $1,000.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Athletic General $88,000 Unavailable   
100 Black Men General $1,000.00 Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Academic General $20,000 Unavailable   
WEDD Scholarship General $1,000.00 Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Dekalb Education General $2,500.00 Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Academic General $10,000 Unavailable   
Academic General $17,000 Unavailable   
Bereon General &1000.00 renewable for 4 years 3.0 scholarship Unavailable   
Zell Miller General &20,000.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Delta Sigma Theta General $500.00 Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Omega Psi Phi PKK General $300.00 Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Georgia Mining Foundation General $500.00 Community Service Unavailable   
Lamar Plunkett General $7,475.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Peter Pasula Study Habits Scholarship General $500 Must be attending acctrfiyrf post secondary institution by the fall of 2014 Must be enrolled by the fall of 2014 in any level of any program that is two years in length Must answer essay on application April 1, 2014 
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Your Favorite Car Scharlarship General $500 Must be attend an accredited post secondary institution by the fall of 2014 at the latest. Must be enrolled or planning to enroll in a program that is at least two years in length April 30, 2014 
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Miss Arabia Mountain High General &500.00 Essay Unavailable   
Dekalb C/O Education General &2,500.00 Academic achievement Unavailable   
Delta Debutante Scholarship General &159.50 Academic Advievement Unavailable   
Dean Scholarship General $20,000.00 Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Letitia Pate Evans General &21,000.00 Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Venture Scholarship General $5,000.00 Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Academic Award General $18,000.00 Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Burger King Scholarship General $1,000.00 3.0 GPA Unavailable   
Zell Miller General &20,000.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Youth of the Year General $500.00 Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Southern Cresent Pearls General $600.00 3.0 GPA Unavailable   
Zell Miller General $20,000.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
College Women of Achievement General $2,500.00 Leadership Unavailable   
Delta General &649.00 Reference Unavailable   
Georgia United Credit Union General &500.00 3.0 GPA Unavailable   
Gates Millenium General $195,600.00 for 6 years or until Doctorate is achieved Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Bellarmine institutional Award General $18,500.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Pell Grant General $36,000.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Grant General $5,500    
Athletic General $32,000 Unavailable   
Grant General $5,300 Unavailable   
Academic General $8000 Unavailable   
Pell General $3,500    
Dekalb County Education Scholarship General $2,500.00 Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Federal Pell Grant General $5,730.00 renewable for 4 years 3.0 GPA Unavailable   
Academic General $17,000 Unavailable   
Academic General $17,000 Unavailable   
Federal Supp Eduacation Opp. Grant General $1,000.00 renewable for 4 years 3.0 GPA Unavailable   
Federal Supp Eduacation Opp. Grant General $1,000.00 renewable for 4 years 3.0 GPA Unavailable   
Delta Scholarship General $100.500 renewable for 4 years 3.0 GPA Unavailable   
Grants General $5,730 Unavailable   
mainstreet General $1000    
General $15,000 Unavailable   
Zell Miller General $20,000.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Pell Grant General $22,000.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Pell Grant General $5,730.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Letitia Pate Grant General $21,000.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
TEG Scholarship General $350.00 3.0 GPA Unavailable   
Zeta General $1,000.00 3.0 GPA Unavailable   
Alpha Phi Alpha General $1,000.00 Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Pell Grant General $38,000.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Letitia Pate Evans General $21,000.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
hope general $12,000    
band General $22,030 Unavailable   
Band General $35,538    
Band General $88,000 Unavailable   
Letitia Pate Evans General $22,000.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
General $43.000 Unavailable   
US air Force General $45,000 Unavailable   
Georgia Grant General $700.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
band General $7,000    
Sussie Scholarship General $5,000 Must be a US Citizen June 30  http://sussie.org/scholarship
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Global Lift Equipment Scholarship General $500.00 Submit a short story, GPA of 2.5 or higher October 25, 2013 
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Scholarship by Design General $500 Student is required to come up with a unique scholarship program idea that is aimed at high school/college students May 1st, 2013   
LM Scholarship Program General $1,000 Must have a 3.0 GPA, and answer an essay May 31, 2013 
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Sedary & Associates Scholarship program General $500.00 Students between 16-22 years of age enrolled in a college, university, trades, or technical school by fall of 2013 June 15, 2013 
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Dr. John Rogers Community Volunteer Scholarship General $500.00 You must have contributed a minimum 10 hours of community service June 1st 
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Lift Parts Express Scholarships General $1,000 Must be a legal resident in the US or Canada and expect to enroll in the fall of 2013. June 30, 2013 
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Savannah State University PRISM Program General Starting from $1250 per semester Must maintain a 3.0 GPA 4 week summer program  Ms. Dawn Howard, MSPH Program Coordinator 912.358.4298 howardd@savannahstate.edu
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Georgia Department of Labor "Make a Difference Scholarship" General $500 Students must write a 250-500 word essay April 26, 2013 
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Congressional Black Caucus Foundation General Up to $1,500 Must be in their sophomore or junior year of high school. Complete a 750-1000 word essay on "As a high school student, how can you lead anti-bullying efforts in your school and community to affectively decrease the incidences or byllying? Describe your current and future efforts to effectively address this national issue." All essays must include contest cover sheet, and must have both the student and his/her guidence counselors signature. Essays must be post marked by June 3, 2013. June 3, 2013  Congressional Black Caucus Spouses Attention: Tracye C. Flowers/2013 Essay Contest 1720 Massachussets Ave, N.W. Washington, DC 20036  
Petals in Bloom General $500 + Must be homeless, between 16-21, junior or senior in high school   Fabulous Friends in Philanthropy 4002 Hwy 78, Suite 530-274 Snellville, GA 30039
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Sam SMILE Scholarship general Financial support Students with epilepsy April 29, 2013  Mosley Family Epilepsy Scholarship Program 2182 Harmony Lakes Court Lithonia, Georgia 30058  
Alpha Delta Kappa General $1,000 Society for Women educators April 1, 2013  Emily Jameson 2217 North Forest Trail Dunwoody, GA 30338  
Albany State University DeKalb County Area Alumni Chapter Scholarship General $1,000 DeKalb or Metro Atlanta high school senior enrolling at ASU for the fall semster; full-time, minimum GPA of 2.5, complteted application package postmarked by deadline date. March 31, 2013  ASU DeKalb Scholarship Committee P. O. Box 370074 Decatur, GA 30037 tamarachnelson@gmail.com  
S.A.M. 'S.M.I.L.E' Scholarship (Student Making It Lively Everyday) General $1,000 A US citizen and/or legal and permanent resident of the US. A person living with epilepsy or a family member and/or caregiver of a person living with epilepsy. Seeiking an undergraduate or graduate degree. A student who demonstrates achievement, possess a strong record of participation in activities outside of school,serves as a positive role model. Graduating from high school in 2013 or have already graduated from high school. Enrolled in, or awaiting acceptance from, a US based center for higher learning for fall sememster 2013. Not a previous recipient of the Mosley Family Epilepsy Scholarship. April 29, 2013  Mosley Family Epilepsy Scholarship Program, 2182 Harmony Lakes Court, Lithonia, GA 30058  
The Council for Community Enrichment, Inc.& Alpha Kappa Alpha Soroity, Inc. Tau Pi Omega Chapter General Apllicant has maintained a "b" average or better throughout thier high school career. Applicant must have demonstrated leadership ability in the school and community. Applicant musht have participated in community service projects. Applicant is planning to attend an accredited college, university, or post-secondary institution in pursuit of a degree upon high school graduation. Applicant must ve available for an interview with the scholarship committy. April 4, 2013  Tammy Holloman 404-579-5421 or scholarship@ccega.org  
Metro Atlanta Relocation Council General $1,500 Must have relocated to the Atlanta area between grades 9-12. Must have GPA of 3.0 or higher. Must have participated in some extra-curricular activities. Complete an essay addressing the way they they handled the challenges associated with relocating the new area and a new high school. Must complete a scholarship application. March 15, 2013  Mike Puckett michael.puckett@carus.com 770.904.0526 KarenMcRae karen.mcrae@harrynorman.com 770.916.4030
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Dr. Gulshan S. Harjee Scholarship General Unspecified Must be accepted into the program by completing an application. April 30, 2013  Betty C. Castellani Dekalb Medical 2665 N. Decatur Rd. Suite 130 Decatur, GA 30033  
W.E.D.D. Scholarship Program H.O.P.E. Scholarship General Must show financial need. April 1, 2013  WEDD Scholarship Program, P. O. Box 81865, Conyers, GA 30013 scholarships@luv2inspire.net
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Atlanta Association of Legal Administrators General $10,000 Must be a citizen of the U.S., must plan to attend a four year college within the State of Georgia, must have scholastic achievement in the current academic year and overall grade point average throught high school, must submit an official transcript, must submit a list of extracurriclular activities, must suvmit a list of community service, complete a written essay (750 words or less) describing the candidate's thoughts on a current event happening either locally, nationally, or internationally, submit an college acceptance letter, participate in a personal interview with the members of the scholarship program committee, and must have financial need. Friday, March 15, 2013  Mr. WIllard E. Lee Executive Director Goodman McGuffey Lindsey & Johnson, LLP 3340 Peachtree Road, NE Suite 2100 Atlanta, GA 30326-1084  
Youth Volunteer Scholarship Award General $500.00 Must have completed 50 hours of volunteer, have a GPA of at least 3.5, be under the age of 21. Deadline November 29, 2013 
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Buick Achivers General Up to $100,000 High School senior that plans to enroll in a four year college or university with an interest in engineering, technology, design or business and an interest in the automotive industry. February 28, 2014 
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Student-View Scholarship Program General 1-$4,000 Scholarship, 2-$1,000 Scholarships, 8-$500 Scholarships Log on to website and complete application April 20, 2014  1-724-903-0439 contact@studentinsights.com
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Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. East Point/College Park Alumnae Chapter General $1,000 African American male or female, graduating high school senior, plans to attend an accredited college or university, and 2.5 GPA. February 14, 2014  Academic Scholarship Program Educational Development Committee Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. East Point/College Park Alumnae Chapter P. O. Box 578 Red Oak, GA 30272
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Georgia United Credit Union 2014 Scholarship General Up to $3,000 Must complete a short essay (250 words or less) on "Explain how the credit union philosophy of 'people helping people' helps consumers during these difficult times, while providing an alternative to large commercial banks, complete a scholarship form, include a copy of high school transcript, and letter of acceptance from the college or technical school, parents or student must be members of Georgia United Credit Union. March 1, 2014  Georgia United's Marketing Department 5706 Sugarloaf Parkway, Suite 300 Duluth, GA 30097  
Archbishop Emeritus John Francis Donoghue Scholarship General Up to $2,500 Guidelines found on www.georgiaunitedcu.org Unavailable 
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DeKalb County Education Scholarship General Up to $5,000 DeKalb County School District or City Schools of Decatur student in good standing, seeking an undergraduate degree, complete the application and submit an official high school transcript. March 7, 2014  Education Scholarship Committee c/o DeKalb Chamber of Commerce Foundation Two Decatur Town Center 125 Clairemont Avenue, Suite 235 Decatur, GA 30030 mary.rohletter@apc.com  
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Sigma Mu Zeta Chapter General $500 Complete two essays (What significant challenges did you face on your journey towards graduating as a high school student? and Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. is founded on the principle of service. Describe how you will help your community or fellow student.) Essays should not exceed 500 words per essay. A letter of recommendation from a school official on official letterhead, a official copy of your high school transcript (core GPA must be 2.5 or higher), and acceptance letter to an accredited college or university. March 28, 2014  Email a copy of the application to sigmamuzeta@yahoo.com Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Sigma Mu Chapter P. O. Box 136 Stone Mountain, GA 30086
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Dekalb County Education Scholarship General up to $5,000 Submit an essay (excluding your name, place of residence or school), typed in 12-[pont Times New Roman font, bouble-spaced and no more than two pages: The DeKalb Edcuation Scholarship will be awarded to the student who has worked hard in school and exemplifies leadership and commitment to community. Based on this criteria, please explain why you believe you have earned this scholarship award and the impact it will have on the successful completion of your post-secondary ecducation. Include a sealed, official high school transcript, and a letter of recommendation from the community or your school. Letter may not be individuals related to you. March 7, 2014 by 4pm  Attention: Edcuation Scholarship Committee co/DeKalb Chamber of Commerce Foundation Two Decatur Town Center 125 Clairmont Avenue, Suite 235 Decatur, GA 30030 questions: mary.rohletter@apc.com  
Kappa Iota Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta General Unspecified Must be a US Citizen, resident of Georiga or recommended by a Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. member. Must have GPA of 3.0 or higher. SAT score of 1400 or higher or ACT score of 18 or higher. Be a high school graduate by June 2014. Involved in community service activities. Must have two recommendation letters (one must be academic). Submit an 300 word essay stating why you should receive a KIZ scholarship, personal career objectives and any additional information to assist the selection committee. Submit an official transcript. A letter of acceptance at an accredited four year higher education instutition must be presented before funds are released. A professional headshot should be submitted. March 22, 2014  Linda Isabel 3862 Raiders Ridge Drive Lithonia, GA 30038 Lisabel0@comcast.net  
Willie E. Davis (WEDD) Scholarship Program General up to $1,000 Must have GPA of 2.5 or higher and have financial need. Three letters of recommendation, transcript covering freshmen through first semester of senior year, essay topic "In order to succeed in lefe we must know who we are. 'Who Are You'" Essay should include a paragraph descriping your "big dream." Essays must be typed, double-spaced and not exceed two pages. April 1, 2014  WEDD Scholarship Program P. O. Box 81865 Conyers, GA 30013  
Exotic Modeling Agency LLC General $500 Complete an essay in your own words defining clolorism. Discuss in detail the efforts you and your peers can take in your community to help eradicate this issue in 500 words or less. March 31, 2014  Subtmit essays to angela@exoticmaodelingagency.com
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Tzu Chi Scholars 2014 general Up to $4,000 Demonstrates a financial need, US high school student, GPA 3.0 or higher, enroll in an accredited US college full-time for the 2014-2015 academic year. May 10, 2014  us.tzuchi.org
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The Council for Community Enrichment, Inc. & Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Tau Pi Omega Chapter General Unsepecified Must have "B" average or better including first semester of senior year, applicant must have demonstrated leadership ability in the school and community, participated in community service projects, planning to attend an accredited college, university, or post-secondary institutuion, official transcript, two leters of crommendation, essay on an current event that has influeenced you and your world positively or negatively. March 14, 2014  The Council for Community Enrichment, Inc. Scholarship Committee P. O. Box 8 Stone Mountain, GA 30086 scholarship@ccega.org  
Wonmen's Friendship, Inc. General Unspecified Be a graduating high school female, possess a letter of acceptance from an accredited university or technical institution, submit 500-600 word essay describing an event or person who has changed or significantly impacted your life, provide two sealed letters of recommendation from a principal, teacher, guidance counselor, minister , oyouth adviser or employer, office high school transcript with GPA of 2.5 or higher. May 1, 2014   Women's Friendship, Inc. P. O. Box 1438 Pine Lake, GA 30072
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Khol's Care Scholarship Program General Up to $10,000 View website March 14, 2014 
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Scales of Justice Scholarship General 1 - $1,000 2 - $500 Must submit an essay on "Why is the right to a trial by jury important to our system of justice?" April 15, 2014  Fried Rogers Goldberg LLC @ 404-591-1800
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Nordstrom General $2,500 Must live and attend school in a state with a Nordstrom or Nordstrom Rack store and have at least a 2.7 GPA May 1, 2014  www.nordstrom.com/scholarship
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Delta Debutante General $100.00 Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Leadership General $20,000.00 Academic Achievement    
XULA Scholarship General $18,500.00 renewable Academic Achievement    
Hollins University General $17,000.00 3.0 GPA    
Brenau Trustee General $11,000.00 Academic Achievement    
Tuselum College General $11,000.00 Academic Achievement    
Dekalb Education General $2,500.00 Academic Achievement    
Pell Grant General $5000.00-4 year renewable Academic Achievement    
Johnson & Wales General $32,000.00 for 4 Years Academic Achievement    
Johnson & Wales General $32,000.00 for 4 Years Academic Achievement    
Francis Winship General &15,000.00 Academic Achievement    
Decatur Alumane of Delta Theta Soroity General &3,500.00 Academic Achievement    
Delta Sigma Theta of Stone Mountain General &500.00 Academic Achievement    
Gates M733ennium General 171,928.00 until Doctorate is achieved Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Gladys Cook General $1,000.00 Achievement Achievement Unavailable   
Oparah Winfrey Scholarship General $20,000.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Kiss Scholarship General $2,000.00 Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Delta Airlines Scholarship General $650.00 Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Beady College General $150.00 Academic Achievement Unavailable   
PTSA General $500.00 Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Student-View 2013 General 1 - $4,000 2 - $1,000 9 - $500 Sign on the www.student-view.com April 21, 2013  724-903-0439
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Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Pi Gamma Lanbda Chapter General Up to $3,000 Be a senior enrolled at an accredited high school, minimum GPA 3.0, submit official high school transcript, demonstrate records of involvement in school extracurricular activities and community service, two letters of recommendarion (school/community), submit 750 to 1000 word essay on "Are standardized state or national testing (such as the Georgia CRCT or GHSGT) helping or hurting American schools?" , submit a head shot photograph, and complete the scholarship application packet. February 8, 2013  PGL Scholarship Committee, P.O. Box 115386, Atlanta, GA 30310  
Tzu Chi Foundation Scholars General Up to $4,000 Demonstrates a financial need for college tuition, is a U.S. high school graduation senior or equivilant, has a minimum 3.0 GPA, and will enroll in an accredited U.S. college full-time for the entire academic year 2013-2014. March 9, 2013.  Ken Wang, Scholarship Program Coordinator, Tzu Chi Foundation, USA, Southern Region, 6200 Corporate Drive, Houston, TX 77036 713.981.8966, email ken.tzuchi@gmail.com
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Norfolk State University General Pay up to full tuition each semester Must have an interest in engineering, electronics and optical engineering.  
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James Edward Oglethorpe Scholarship General Full tuition for four years (over $125,000)plus a stipend Student must have at least a 3.3 GPA, 25 ACT or 1150 SAT Apply by November for Jan 25-26, 2013 
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Best Buy General 1,100 Scholarships each $1,000 Students 9-12 who demonstrate good grades, have commitment to community service and/or work experience and live in the US and Puerto Rico February 15, 2013  http://pr.bby.com
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Holland and Knight's 2013 Dream Essay Contest General Up to $3,000 Write an essay with the theme: "How relevant are the words of Dr. Martin L. King, Jr's "Letter from Birminghaam Jail" to your lives today." March 1, 2013. 
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Distinguished Young Woman General Unspecified This is a program for high school girls. Unavailable  `Ken Hunter, Chairperson - 770-329-4220
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Distinguished Young Woman General Unspecified This is a program for high school girls. Unavailable  `Ken Hunter, Chairperson - 770-329-4220
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GBAA General Unspecified Georgia Graduates with a 3.00 GPA of better who enroll Full time at accredited US Colleges & Technical schools in Aviation fields of study March 1, 2013 
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JSU Academic Scholarships General Unspecified High school cumulative 3.5 GPA March 1, 2012 
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2013 Student of Integrity Scholarship General Not specified January 31, 2013  Dottie Callina @ 404.762.4406
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The Junior League of Atlanta, Inc. General (5) $1,100 scholarships Students who have devoted their valuable time to make our city a betterplace to live February 15, 2013   
Walton EMC Scholarship Fund General $4,000 that is renewable Must be a senior of the class of 2013 and the household is serviced by Walton EMC. February 15, 2013   
Animation Career Review General Apply for $1,000 Seniors interested in a career in animation  
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Bridgeway Scholarships General The award is for a minimum of $5,000 renewable up to four years Must have a gpa of 3.8 or higher apply by March 15, 2013   
Women's Technology Program General 11th graders interested in engineering and computer science or mechanical engineering should appply  
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Get Money for College General Unspecified Unavailable 
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BBB General $500.00 Write a 500 word essay January 31, 2013  Dottie Callina @ 404.762.4406
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11 Alive - The Junior League of Atlanda General $1,1000    
SCAD (Savannah College of Art and Design) General Unspecified 1220 SAT, GPA 3.75, Outstanding visual arts, performing arts, writing or riding capabilities, Honors and awards from competitions, demonstrated leadership skills February 15,2013  `
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YFU USA Study Abroad General Unspecified See web site See web site  1-800-TEENAGE
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CURO Honors Scholarshpip General Unspecified February 1, 2013  martyr@uga.edu
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Scholarship Experts General Unspecified See web site See web site  christina@wisechoice.com 904-483-293
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Study Abroad in Germany General unspecified US citizen between the ages of 15 and 18 with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Unavailable 
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Clayton State University Presidential Scholarship General Full Scholarships Apply to Clayton Sate University as a first time freshman Submit a scholarship application including essy Have 3.5 or higher GPA A minimum of 1100 SAT (math and verbal Sections or 24 ACT composite score Have a record of involvement in extracurricular activities February 28, 2013  Betty Momayezi, Director - Office of Recruitment & Admissions 678-466-4115 BettyMomayezi@clayton.edu  
Presidential & Honors Scholars General Awards up to $23,200 including a stipend that guarantees an opportunity to study abroad Honor students January 15, 2013 
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University Scholars Competition General Tuition scholarships ranging from $2,000 to $2,500 per year up to 4 years. Honor students March 15, 2013 
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Levi A. Simon, III Scholarship General GPA of at least 2.0 Completed application on file Official Transcript Two letters of Recommendation March 22, 20132  ODE office 678-837-1170  
UNC - Charlotte Levine Scholar General $22,500 for in-state students and $35,000 for out-of-staters for each of 4 years The 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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Emory University - Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarships and Benjamin E. Mays Scholarships General From 2/3rds tuition to full ride; renewable Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarships and Benjamin E. Mays Scholarships are awarded to outstanding students from the Atlanta Public Schools. Students who receive these scholarships demonstrate outstanding character through contributions to their communities, intellectual and personal vigor, high academic achievement, leadership qualities and the potential to enrich the lives of their peers here at Emory. November 15  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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University of West Georgia - Presidential Academic Scholarships General $3,000 to $4,500 per year; renewable UWG 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 - Emerging Leader Awards General $1,000; renewable for one year These 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 - Art Scholarships General $1,000; renewable for one year The 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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Ayn Rand Essay Contest - Former Participants General $50 to $2,000 For 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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Louisiana Tech University - Bulldog Out-of-State Scholarship General Out-of-state fees Undergraduate 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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Texas Tech University- Presidential Merit Scholarships General Up to $6,000; renewable By 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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James H. Porter Academic Scholarship for Albany State University, Fort Valley State University and Savannah State University General $1,000 to $5,000/ yr The James H. Porter Scholarship provides financial assistance to students attending Albany State University, Fort Valley State University and Savannah State University. Must be a Georgia Resident, and Must be enrolled full-time (at least 12 credit hours) or Students with no previous college credit (freshman) must have an SAT (critical reading and mathematics) of 1000 or higher and a high school GPA in academic subjects of 3.0 or better. Awards are limited to four years (undergraduate) and two years (graduate). Must maintain a 3.0 GPA or higher and re-apply annually. Application available March 1. June 30  Financial aid office or websites for Albany State University, Fort Valley State University and Savannah State University or visit online (click on more information) for Savannah State.
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Georgia Southern University Leadership Scholarship General Unavailable Students 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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Belmont Abbey College - Honors Institute/ Honors Fellowship General $20,000 to $23,000; renewable Honors 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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Columbus State University - Servant Leadership Scholarships General $2500; renewable Several scholarships available to students who have demonstrated leadership potential by holding leadership positions in school and/or community organizations and/or a demonstrated commitment to participating in community service. Students must also demonstrate potential for academic success. The application includes a written application, essay, recommendations and an in-person interview. Students interested in applying for any of these scholarships will only need to fill out one application to be considered for each. January 31  Columbus State University, 4225 University Ave., Columbus, Georgia 31907, Stuart Rayfield, Director of Servant Leadership, 706-507-8773 Rayfield_Stuart@ColumbusState.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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East Georgia College - Merit Scholarships General From $300 to $1,000 The East Georgia College Foundation funds scholarships awarded on the basis of MERIT and a combination of Merit and need. PRESIDENTIAL MERIT SCHOLARSHIPS are Full Tuition scholarships for one full year, renewable the second year. Minimum requirements for the Presidential Scholarship are: 3.5 GPA, 1050 combined SAT scores and graduation with honors. Thirty (30) high schools are participants, both public and private. A list of participating high schools is available by contacting the Admissions Office at East Georgia College. All Foundation Scholarships consider academic achievement, character, school and community service. All applicants must be admitted to the college before they can be considered for a scholarship. Call the Admissions Office for an Application for Scholarship. Unavailable  Admissions Office, 131 College Circle, Swainsboro, Georgia 30401, (478) 289-2017 or visit online (click on more information)
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United States JCI Senate Scholarship General $1,000 Open 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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National World War II Museum Online Essay Contest General $100 to $500 Required 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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American Indian Services Scholarships General Unavailable APPLICATION 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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University of New Mexico - Amigo Scholarship General $8,000 to $14,250 plus the Amigo Scholarship (add'l $14385) per year; renewable Available 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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Oral Roberts University - Whole Person Scholarship General Varies, up to $20,000 per year The 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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DeKalb County Council - Parent-Teacher Association scholarship for Juniors and Seniors with at least a 3.0 GPA - General - Must be a member of PTSA and have at least a 3.0 GPA February 8, 2013   
Florida State University Persidental Scholarship General - must attend Florida State University $8,000.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Reinhardt's Academic Scholarship General - must attend Reinhardt University $2,000.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
NROTC SHOLARSHIPS GENERAL - MUST MEET SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS $180,000 Strict requirements - see NROTC website for further information. After 4-2-2012, additional requirements are stipulated on website.   
Gates Millennium Scholars (Minorities)- Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation General (for undergraduate students); Mathematics, Science, Engineering, Education, Public Health or Library Science (for graduate students) Up to full tuition, fees, books, and living expenses Open 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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Hope Scholarship General Academic $3800 per year public schools/6800 per year private 3.0 to 3.6 gpa Unavaible  Georgia State Schools  
Gladys Cook General Academic $1000.00 per year Academic, Community Service, GPA Unavailble   
University of Georgia - The Goizueta Foundation Scholarships-Academic and Leadership General but must be spanish-speaking; leadership $3.000 or $7,500; renewable To 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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James Weldon Johnson Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity General interest in the welfare of education and in the community Paid in full scholarship Seniors must have at leasta 3.0 GPA October 19, 2012  James Weldon Johnson Scholarship Kappa Alpha Sigma Alumni Chapter P.O. Box 830724 Stone Mountain, GA 30083  
University of Georgia's Delta Alpha Chapter General Latain Scholarship Graduating female with at least one parent of hispanic heritage GPA 3.0 or higher April 5, 2013  LTA Delta Alpha Chapter Scholarship Committee (Sonia Zavala) P.O. Box 49683 Athens, GA 306104
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Agnes Scott College Grant General must attend Agnes Scott $1,000.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Agnes Scott Alumni Grant General must attend Agnes Scott $500.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Alumni Grant General must attend Agnes Scott $500.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Available Unavailable   
Alabama A & M University General must attend Alabama A & M $26,000.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Alabama A & M University General must attend Alabama A & M $55,920.00 Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Alabama A & M University General must attend Alabama A & M $2,000.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Alabama State University Incentive Scholarship General must attend Alabama State University $6,000.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
ANGLC General must attend Albany State $500.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
University of Albany Achievement Award General must attend Albany State University $7,000.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Alcorn State University General must attend Alcorn University $14,620.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Appalachan State General must attend Appalachan State $18,670.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Breneau University General must attend Breneau University $13,900.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Drexel University General must attend Drexel $24,000.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
FAMU General must attend FAMU $17,725.00 renewable for 4 years Unavailable   
Florida A & M University General must attend Florida A & M $28,000.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Georgia Southern Presidental Award General must attend Georgia Southern $1,000.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Georgia State Foundation General must attend Georgia State $1,000.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Georgia State Univeristy General must attend Georgia State University $28,138.00 renewable 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Georgia State Scholarship General must attend Georgia State University $2,000.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
GSU Scholarship General must attend GSU $500.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
GSU Foundation General must attend GSU $500.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Hampton University General must attend Hampton $25,000.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Presidental Scholarship High Point University General must attend High Point University $36,000.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Iowa State General must attend Iowa State $20,278.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement    
Johnson's & Wales University General must attend Johnson & Wales $11,000.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Livingston College General must attend Livingston College $13,000.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Livingston College Scholarship General must attend Livington College $10,000.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Morehouse College General must attend Morehouse $100,000.00 Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Morehouse Essay Contest General must attend Morehouse $1,000.00 Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Merit Based General must attend Morehouse $135,000.00 Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Morehouse College General must attend Morehouse $15,000.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Bonner Morehouse College General must attend Morehouse $25,460.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Kennesaw State University General must attend Morehouse $12,000.00 Athletics Unavailable   
Freiers Medical General- must attend Morehouse $3,000.00 renewable fo 4 years Academic achievement Unavailable   
Northern Illinois University General must attend Northern Illinois University $22,024.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Northern Illinois University General must attend Northern Illinois University $22,024.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Northwestern University General must attend Northwestern $46,000.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Oglethorpe University General must attend Oglethopre $8,000.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Purdue University General must attend Purdue $28,794.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Savannah University Alumni General must attend Savannah University $2,000.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
SCAD Academic Achievement Scholarship General must attend SCAD $3,000.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
South Clara University General must attend South Clara University &61,000.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
St. John's Merit Award General must attend St. John's University $7,000.00 renewable each year Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Posse Foundation General must attend Syracuse $205,000.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Tuskegee Presidental Scholarship General must attend Tuskegee $29,000.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Tuskegee University Achievement Award General must attend Tuskegee $10,000.00 renewable for 4 years Academy Achievement Unavailable   
Tuskegee University General must attend Tuskegee $34,789.00 renewable for 4 years Presidental Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Tuskege Academic Scholarship General must attend Tuskegee $10,000.00 Academic Achievement Unavailable   
UCLA General must attend UCLA $25,000.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
University of Georgia General must attend University of Georgia $20,000.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
University of Georgia Academic Achievement Award General must attend University of Georgia $15,000.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
USC General must attend USC $20,000.00 renewable for 4 years Academic Achievement Unavailable   
Army ROTC General with military obligation, Nursing 80% of tuition, books and expenses Be 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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2013 Student-View Scholarship Program General Up to $10,500 See website for more information. April 21, 2013 
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AHEPA Mother Lodge Chapter No. 1 General Scholarships range from $500 - $2,000 Based on financial need and merit March 15, 2013 
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Horatio Alger Scholarship General $21,000 - $50.000 Be enrolled full-time as a high school senior in the United States Deadline Oct. 25, 2013 
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Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) - various scholarships available General, academic or athletic Up to $25,000; renewable Varies - 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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Young Harris College - Rebecca (Becca) Lynn Kessler Scholarship General, academic, fine arts, math, science, theater, music, athletic, English, creative writing, biology, Latin descent $1,000 For 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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Young Harris College General, academic, fine arts, math, science, theater, music, athletic, English, creative writing, biology, Latin descent $3,500 up to the cost of tuition, room, and board All 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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Texas A&M University -Commerce - various scholarships available General, accounting, economics, finance, biology, counseling, education, history, engineering, technology, journalism, literature, languages, marketing, management, mathematics, music, political science, psychology, social work, theater Vary Various 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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University of Nevada, Reno - several scholarships available General, 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 scholarships Students 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 Arkansas - several scholarships available General, 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; renewable Several 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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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach, Florida Campus General, Air traffic control, children of veterans, Engineering, pilots, technicians, women, minority students Vary Various 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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Valdosta State University - several scholarships available General, 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; Renewable The 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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University of Pennsylvania - (several scholarships available) General, and various Up to full tuition and costs All 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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Louisiana Tech University - several scholarships available General, Applied and Natural Sciences, Business, Education, Engineering and Science, and Liberal Arts, Human Ecology, Accounting Varies Louisiana 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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Tulane University - Deans Honors Scholarship or Paul Tulane Award General, architecture Full tuition; renewable Special 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 admission December 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 - Community Service Scholarship General, architecture $5,000 to $15,000; renewable This 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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Miami University (in Oxford, OH) - Harrison Scholarship / MU Honors Program General, ARCHITECTURE, ART, ART EDUCATION, GRAPHIC DESIGN, INTERIOR DESIGN, MUSIC, MUSIC EDUCATION, MUSIC PERFORMANCE, OR THEATER At least full tuition and fees; renewable The 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. 1 November 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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Wingate University - various scholarships available General, art, fine arts, art education, music, athletics $5,000 to $17,000; renewable Varies; 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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The Gallery Collection Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship Contest General, art, photography $10,000, plus $1,000 for your school All 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 details January  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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Santa Clara University - several scholarships available General, Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, Theater Dance, Music, Communications, Science, Technology, Computer Engineering and Mathematics Varies You 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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SCAD (Savannah College of Art and Design) - several scholarships available General, arts, athletics $1,500 to $15,000; renewable Scholarship 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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Davidson College - various scholarships available General, arts, theater, German, Latin, music, visual arts, secondary education, ministry Varies; $2000 and up to full tuition, renewable High 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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Morehouse College - several scholarships available General, Athletic, Band, Music, African-American, male, ROTC Varies The 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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Andrew College General, athletic, fine arts, vocal music, piano, theatre, visual arts, Church music, Leadership, United Methodist Up to full tuition, room and board Andrew 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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North Georgia College and State University General, athletic, military, education Varies NGCSU 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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North Georgia College and State University Leadership Scholarship General, athletic, military, education; Varies NGCSU Leadership Scholarships requires a completed application. 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. February 1  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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Virginia State University - several scholarships available General, athletic, music, fine arts, math, science, technology, performing arts $1,500 to $7,000; renewable Scholarships 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 Commonwealth University - several levels of scholarship available General, athletic, Nursing; Leadership, community service, artistic talent From $500 up to in-state tuition, fees, room, board, books; renewable Selection 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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Miami University (in Oxford, OH) - several scholarships available General, athletic, science, English, paper science, engineering, music, Dietetics From $1,000 up to full tuition, fees, room and board; renewable Miami 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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University of San Diego - several scholarships available General, Athletics, Business, Education, Nursing, Leadership, Health Sciences Up to full tuition General 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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College of Charleston - various scholarships available General, Business, economics, art history, computer science, German, chemistry, biology, communication, history, French, Jewish studies, education, health Varies; up to full tuition Varies October/ 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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VacationRoost Interactive Marketing Scholarship General, business, marketing, online marketing $2,500 The 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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University of St. Thomas General, business, music, drama, creative writing, chemistry, history, prelaw, math, English, Education, Communications, Accounting, biology, Psychology, theology, Philosophy, Archeology $7,000 to $14,000; renewable Academically 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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Southern Methodist University - Various scholarships available General, 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, renewable SMU 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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Hispanic College Fund-various scholarships available General, business, science, technology, engineering, and math, finance, accounting, nursing, Hospitality Management, Hotel Management, Culinary, or Food & Beverage Management, pharmacy, computers, IT, health From $500 to $10,000 Must 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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Gonzaga University - several scholarships available General, Business, Varies; music, military $3,000 to $15,500 per year Several 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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Baylor University - Baptist scholarships General, Christian ministry, $1,000 to $5,000, some renewable Various 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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Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Good Citizen Award Scholarship General, citizenry Unavailable The 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.cfm Unavailable  Visit website (click more information)
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Sam Walton Community Scholarship General, community service, leadership $3,000; non-renewable This 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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National FFA Association Scholarships - Various scholarships General, community service, leadership, agriculture, farming Varies Scholarships 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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Tulane University - several scholarships available General, community service, music, band. architecture, Athletic, science, engineering, Varies; 7,500 to $27,000/ year; renewable Varies. 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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Kansas State University - Scholarships General, community service, science and math, and leadership, public service Varies If 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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NC Central University - various scholarships available General, criminal justice, athletics, business, human sciences, English, nursing, psychology, mass communication, biology, art, geography, earth science, modern foreign language, mathematics, computer science, physics Up to full tuition Varies; 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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University of Kentucky - Competitive Scholarships General, departmental also available $4,500 and up to full tuition, plus a stipend for some The 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 available General, departmental also available; arts $3,000; renewable These 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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Erskine College - Academic and Special scholarships available General, drama, music, athletic $1,000 up to $20,000, renewable Selection 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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NAACP - various scholarships available General, Education, Chemistry, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics $1,000 to $5,000 Must 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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Paine College-Fort Gordon Program General, education, military dependent $500 to $4,000/ year Three 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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Paine College General, education, military dependent Unavailable The 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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College of William and Mary - several scholarships available General, education; Up to full in-state tuition and fees; renewable William & 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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Oregon Institute of Technology - several scholarships available General, Engineering Technology, Geomatics, Renewable Energy Engineering, athletic, leadership and diversity Academic 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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Savannah State University - several scholarships available General, engineering, mass communications, (also athletic) Unavailable To 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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Texas Christian University - several academic and other scholarships available General, entrepreneur, Education, Spanish, nursing, humanities, ballet, dance, Jewish, community service Vary; some renewable TCU 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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Norah Morris Memorial Scholarship Endowment General, equestrian Unavailable An 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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Norfolk State University - several scholarships available General, ethnic, accounting, architecture, building construction, biology, business, chemistry, education, fine arts, history, English, music, nursing, physics, mathematics, science, engineering, sociology, technology, tourism and hospitality, athletics Varies The 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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AES Engineering General, leaders $500 Our 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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Arkansas Alumni Association Scholarships General, leadership $13,00 to $6,500; some renewable High 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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Southern Methodist University - Nancy Ann Hunt and Ray L. Hunt SMU Leadership Scholarship Award General, leadership $10,000 award payable for four years DEMONSTRATED 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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Harvey Mudd College - Several merit-based scholarships available General, mathematics, science, engineering, technology Up to full tuition When 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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Mercer University - several scholarships available General, ministry; Baptist Up to full tuition; renewable Merit-based scholarships are awarded to full-time entering students. All who apply for admission are automatically considered for merit-based scholarships as well as some departmental scholarships that are applicable. Other scholarships are available to Baptist students and children of Georgia Baptist ministers as well as students planning to go into ministry work. Other institutional aid and endowments are available. Students interested in being considered for the most attractive scholarship opportunities are encouraged to apply through the Early Action Plan. Nov 1 for early action plan, rolling through April  Mercer University, Office of University Admissions, 1400 Coleman Avenue, Macon, GA 31207 Call Toll Free: 1-800-840-8577 or (478) 301-2650. The Main Campus Office of Financial Planning is located in Ryals Hall Local: (478) 301-2670, National: (800) Mercer U, Within GA: (800) 342-0841 or visit online (click on more information)
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Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship General, minority students Up to $6,000 per year To be eligible for a Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship, an applicant must: Be a graduating, minority high school senior; Plan to attend an accredited and approved 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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Albany State University - several scholarships available General, Music, Athletic; leadership $1,000 to $3,000 A limited number of scholarships are available. Awards are made on the basis of academic records and test scores. Different scores and GPA requirements for the different scholarships. Some for GA residents only. Applications for each available online. Unavailable  Office of Financial Aid, Albany State University, 504 College Drive, Albany, Georgia 31705, (229) 430-4650, Fax Number (229) 430-3936, General Email: ifinaid@asurams.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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UNC-Greensboro - various scholarships available General, music, athletics, education, business, human environmental sciences, Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, nursing, mathematics (or related fields), sciences, women's studies, international studies, human relations Up to full tuition; renewable Varies, 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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Oglethorpe University - various scholarships available General, music, drama, literature, history, Christian leadership and service; Shakespeare Varies; up to full tuition, plus other fees; renewable Scholarships 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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Agnes Scott College -- various scholarships available General, music, native Spanish-speakers; Presbyterian; femaile $1,000 to full tuition, fees, room and board Merit-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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Duke University - various scholarships available General, music, theater, arts, athletic Up to full tuition, plus other costs All 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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University of Georgia - several scholarships available General, music, various $1,000 up to $14,500 (out of state) or $9,000 in-state UGA 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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THE HISPANIC ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES (HACU) - various scholarships available General, nursing, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, accounting, Business, Public Relations, Mass Media, Sports Marketing, Marketing, Management, Technology, Merchandising, Medical fields, dental fields, clinical psychology Varies HACU 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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UC San Diego-several scholarships available General, other Varies You 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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MedicareSupplementalInsurance.com Therapy Professionals Scholarship General, physical, massage, recreational, or occupational therapy or psychology $1,000 B.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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Bonner Scholars Program or Bonner Leaders Program (available at specific colleges and universities) General, requires commitment to community service Unavailable The Bonner Scholar Program seeks to transform the lives of students at various colleges and universities (Berry College, Morehouse College, Oxford College of Emory University, Spelman College, Young Harris 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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Rice University- Various merit-based scholarships available General, 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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Virginia Military Institute (VMI) - various scholarships available General, science, engineering Up to full tuition Varies; 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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Saint Paul's College - several scholarships available General, science, mathematics, education, athletics, chemistry Varies A 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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J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College General, science, mathematics, technology, engineering From $100 to $3,500 A 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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Sierra Nevada College General, ski/snowboarding Up to $12,500 Sierra 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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University of Southern California-various scholarships available General, some based on merit, ethnic background or other criteria Up to full tuition USC 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 Portland - several scholarships available General, varies Varies Generally, 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 Oklahoma- numerous scholarships available General, varies, leadership, community involvement, American Indian Varies; up to $87,000 for non-OK residents; some renewable Apply 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 Richmond -several scholarships available General, Visual arts, Performing Arts, music, theater, dance, sciences, mathematics, computer science; Hispanic Up to full tuition; renewable One 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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Black & Veatch - Building a World of Difference Scholarship (American Water Works Association) general, water, drinking water science $5,000, one year You 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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East Carolina - various scholarships available General; Art, design, communications, theater, dance, education, nursing, technology, allied health sciences, computer science, business, engineering $250 to full tuition To 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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Western Carolina University - various scholarships available General; athletic, psychology, social work, business administration, music, education, nursing, history, English, chemistry, communications, math, computer science Up to full tuition Various 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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East Georgia College - Leadership Scholarships General; 2-year program; Education From $300 to full tuition Several 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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Ron Brown Scholar Program General; African American $10,000, annually for 4 years Open 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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The Tom Joyner Foundation Full Ride Scholarship General; African-American Full ride The 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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National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame Foundation, Inc. (Hall of Fame) General Scholarship Program General; African-American Unavailable The 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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United Negro College Fund (UNCF) - various scholarships available General; African-American students Varies Open 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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NC A&T State University - various scholarships available General; agriculture, environmental sciences, arts and sciences, business, economics, education, engineering, technology, nursing Up to full tuition Varies; 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 State University - various scholarships available General; agriculture, life sciences, design, education, engineering, humanities, social science, management, natural resources, physical science, mathematics, textiles Up to full tuition Varies; 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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Florida A&M University - several scholarships available General; also Forestry, Journalism, Business, Architecture, Environmental Sciences, Athletic, Music/Band, Physics, Biological & Agricultural Systems Engineering, Biology, Math, Math Education, Science, Engineering, Computer Science, CIS Varies - from $2,000 to full tuition, room, board and other expenses Florida 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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University of Louisiana - Lafayette - Various Academic Scholarships available General; 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 years Requirements 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 South Carolina (USC) - various scholarships available General; Anthropology, art, art history, biology, chemistry, dance, science, math, physics, sociology, psychology, sciences. $500 to $15,000 + tutiton reduction; renewable The 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 Kansas - several Scholarships available General; architecture, art and design, business, classics, ecology, evolutionary biology, engineering, environmental studies, geology (geophysics, paleontology, oceanography), journalism, music, dance, ROTC, theatre, film; Hispanic Minimum $500, up to full tuition and fees; some renewable You 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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Oh! The Places You'll Go College Scholarship Program General; art $10,000 For 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.org January 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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Columbus State University - several scholarships available General; Art, Athletics, Business, Computer Science, Communication, English, Education, Health Science, History, Nursing, Military Science, Music, Political Science, Science, Mathematics, Theater Typically $2500; renewable To apply for scholarships offered by CSU, complete the appropriate scholarship application. (Scholarships have individual deadlines.) Scholarships available are based on academics, test scores, leadership, recommendations. Many for special interests as well. Some require essay or other sample of work. See website for scholarship lists. January 31 or later  Columbus State University, 4225 University Ave., Columbus, Georgia 31907, 706-507-8800 Contact: Financial Aid Office, (706) 507-8800 or visit online (click on more information)
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Wake Forest University - Merit-based scholarships available General; art, dance, debate, music, and theatre Up to full tuition Varies; 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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Coker College - various scholarships available General; Art, Dance, Music, Theater, Biology, and Chemistry, creative writing $500 to full tuition, room and board varies - 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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University of Maryland - several scholarships available General; art, dance, theater, music Up to full tuition To 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 available General; art, dance, theater, music Up to full tuition To 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 available General; art, dance, theater, music Up to full tuition To 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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Reinhardt College - several scholarships available General; Art, Music, Athletic; Methodist, Hispanic or Latino $500 up to full tuition Reinhardt'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, a