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Sorted by school year (August - July). Scholarships without specific deadlines are at the end of the list.
Scholarship Sources in red are scholarships local to HISD students.
     
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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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Mississippi State University -- Leadership and Service Scholarships General; leadership, service Varies; up to full ride Various requirements within leadership and service category: 4-H, ROTC, JROTC, Congressional Award Medal, Eagle Scout, Gold Award, Junior Miss, Key Club, Anchor Club; GPA of 2.5 or 3.0 required for some. August 1  Office of Admissions and Scholarships, P.O. Box 6334, Mississippi State, MS 39762-6334, 1-662-325-2224, admit@msstate.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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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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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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Life University - Various scholarships Various health-related disciplines, science, math, medicine, Business Administration, technology, chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering; chiropractic $500 to up to half tuition; some renewable Vary. Some specify major; some for minority groups, some for US citizens, some for non-US citizens, financial need, etc. Online application used for all the scholarships. Visit online for more information. August 15  Life University 1269 Barclay Circle, Marietta, Georgia 30060 Phone: 770.426.2884 Office of Financial Aid - (800) 543-3345 or local (770) 426-2901 or email: finaid@life.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Houston-Downtown - Clarence Kendall/100 Club Endowment Scholarship Fund Criminal Justice up to $8,000/yr for 4 years Awarded every 4 years (available for 2013), covers a student entirely for the 4 year period. Eligible applicants include juniors and seniors in high school. Preference will be given to students at the High School for Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice. Scholarship applicant must have at least a B average upon graduation from high school. Scholarship applicant must major in Criminal Justice at the University of Houston-Downtown. Scholarship applicant’s intent must be to become a TCLEOSE certified Law Enforcement Officer in the greater Houston area. August 15, 2013  University of Houston-Downtown, College of Public Service, Phone 713-221-8194, mcconnellj@uhd.edu 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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TWEF Scholarship G $40,000 in scholarship funds. Need Based Submit one page essay on How would you engage your community if you recieve a TWEF scholarship? Recipient is required to participate in Reception in Oct 2014. All info postmarked by September 13th. Apply at TWEF.org Send application, documents and photos to TWEF Scholarship Committee, 9516 North Freeway, Houston, Texas 77037  twefexecutiveorg@hotmail.com
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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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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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Society of Mexican American Engineers and Scientists (MAES) Scholarship science, technology, engineering, or mathematics $200 to $4,000 Membership: Must be a current MAES Student Member Attendance: Attendance is not required to be awarded a General Scholarship; attendance for the top awards is required Citizenship: Must be a United States citizen or permanent resident for most scholarships; limited awards avaiable for international students. Age: Must be 18 years of age or older by postmark deadline. GPA: Must have a minimum GPA of 2.0/4.0. Major: Must be pursuing a STEM degree at an accredited U.S. university or community college; medical sciences, nursing and social sciences are not considered a STEM degree. Enrollment: Must be enrolled as a full time student for the fall semester. Undergraduate students is twelve (12) credit hours. Students at community college must be enrolled in transferable majors to a four-year institution offering a Baccalaureate Degree. mid-September  Scholarship Program, MAES, Inc., 2437 Bay Area Blvd., #100, Houston, Texas 77058 or visit online (click on more information)
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HSF/Greater Houston Retailers Association and Coca-Cola® Live Positively Scholarship Program General; essay contest $1,000 to $5,000 The GREATER HOUSTON RETAILERS ASSOCIATION, COCA-COLA® LIVE POSITIVELY and Hispanic Scholarship Fund SCHOLARSHIPS are designed to assist students attending college. They are open to the general public of the Houston, Texas metro area. Applicants must have a permanent address in one of the Houston, Texas Counties (metro area), and have plans to enroll in a community college or four-year university and be Full-Time enrolled for the entire academic year to be eligible to receive the scholarship. Visit the sponsoring website and answer the essay question, "How will a college degree help you improve your community?" in no more than 600 total words (in English) . Along with your Submission, you must also complete the online entry form and agree to the Contest’s terms and conditions. September 30  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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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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The Quit Smoking Academic Scholarship Essay Contest medicine, physiology, psychology or other behavior modification related field. $1,000 Open to any graduate or undergraduate student who is currently attending a college or university studying medicine, physiology, psychology or other behavior modification related field.The Quit Smoking academic scholarship will award a student who demonstrates academic excellence and a passion and commitment to helping others overcome tobacco or related addictions. To apply, submit a 500 -1,000 word essay along with your contact information and other supporting documentation using the website. The essay should cover things like: The student’s passion and commitment to helping others overcome tobacco or other addiction. Why the student wants to be a doctor or professional in addiction management or behavior modification. Current ideas for helping others overcome addiction. The motivation behind studying behavior modification. High-level goals in the next 5-10 years. What it means to overcome addiction. Essays may be submitted starting in April. October 1  Quitsmoking.com. 3675 Glennvale Court, Cumming, GA 30041
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UNC-Chapel Hill - Morehead-Cain Scholarship General; Business Administration, Journalism, Mass Communication Fully funded The Morehead-Cain has a separate application. If you are a North Carolina resident attending a North Carolina high school, you may be nominated by your high school or self-nominate by October 1. If you are a resident of another state, you may be nominated by an official Morehead-Cain nominating school or affiliate program or, if you apply by October 15, you may be considered for the scholarship based on your admission material. You must demonstrate Moral Force of Character, Scholarship, Physical Vigor, Leadership. Morehead-Cain is conferred solely on the basis of merit. Financial need is not considered in the selection of Morehead-Cain Scholars. Oct 1 for NC residents, Oct 15 for out of state  The Morehead-Cain Foundation, Post Office Box 690, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-0690919.962.1201 (voice), 800.741.9023 (toll-free), 919.962.1615 (fax), moreheadcain@unc.edu visit online (click on more information)
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Appointment to a Military Academy General; military obligation follows college graduation Full tuition and most expenses Must be a US citizen, not married, between 17 and 22 years of age with academic excellence, physical aptitude and medical fitness, extracurricular involvement, excellent SAT/ACT scores and recommendations October   See your school ROTC personnel  
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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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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AES Scholarship General $500 Essay based Oct 7, 2015 
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The Hispanic Bar Association of Houston Academic achievement and community service #1,000. Top 25% of class September, 2012  josephcmata@hotmail.com  
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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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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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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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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Horatio Alger Association G $22000 Financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required) 2.0 GPA US Citizen Community Service Oct 25th   www.horatioalger.org/scholarships  
American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest - Texas General Up 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. Each contestant gives an 8 to 10 minute prepared speech on what it means to be a citizen under the US Constitution. Each student must also speak from 3 to 5 minutes on an "assigned topic" drawn at the contest from a list of 4 predefined topics. This topic will be the same for all contestants in the contest once drawn. In TX, each public high school, private school, charter school, home schooled, with grades 9 thru 12 that is sponsored by their local American Legion Post, is allowed to advance 1 contestant to the district level. Local contests must begin late October, and must be completed by mid-December. The final national contest is held in April. October thru December  THE AMERICAN LEGION, DEPARTMENT OF TEXAS, Department Headquarters, P.O. Box 140527, Austin, Texas 78714-0527. Visit online (click on more information).
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ConocoPhillips Spirit Scholars Program Business, engineering, or geosciences $5,000 plus mentoring and internship opportunities; renewable You must be enrolled as a full-time student as a college sophomore, junior or senior or graduate student, have a minimum GPA of 3.25, committed to business, engineering, or geosciences as a major, demonstrate leadership abilities and extracurricular involvement, have a strong interest in a potential career in the energy industry. Participating institutions include the Colorado School of Mines, Kansas State University, Oklahoma State University, Texas A&M University, Texas Tech University, the University of Oklahoma, the University of Texas and the University of Tulsa. October 31  Scholarship office at a participating institution or ConocoPhillips 600 North Dairy Ashford (77079-1175), P.O. Box 2197, Houston, TX 77252-2197, Phone: 281-293-1000, or visit online (click on more information)
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Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation General-4 year programs $10,000 - $20,000, annually for 4-yr college Open to graduating high school seniors. Must have at least 3.0 GPA and demonstrate community service, leadership, academic achievement, planning to pursue a degree at an accredited US postsecondary institution. October 31 for 4-yr  Coca-Cola Scholars Fund, PO Box 442, Atlanta, GA, 30301-0442, telephone (800)-306-COKE. Or visit online (click on more information) or email scholars@na.ko.com
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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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Navy Scholarships General; military obligation follows graduation, Civil engineering, Nursing, Nuclear, Varies; cover tuition, academic fees and most books. For US citizens. Selections are based on SAT or ACT scores or be in top 10% of your class, recommendations, extracurricular activities, leadership, interview, physical condition. Take SAT or ACT no later than October of senior year, preferably in June of junior year. Apply before Oct. 31. October  For more information, contact: Chief of Naval Education and Training, 1-800-NAV-ROTC, or visit online (click more information)
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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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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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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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Georgia Southern Southern Scholars Showcase General; International Studies, International Trade, International Economics, foreign language, engineering, biology, graphic communications, history, English, Writing and Linguistics, education, health fields, nursing, accounting, economics, others Varies Students must apply online for scholarship. Students who score a minimum of 1300 on the SAT (math + critical reading only) or a 29 on the ACT and have a strong academic record in high school courses are encouraged to apply for an invitation to the Southern Scholars Showcase. Students who are invited to attend this event will interview for valuable academic scholarships. In addition to interviewing for academic scholarship, a select number of finalists for 1906 Scholars and the University Honors Program will be interviewed during the Southern Scholars Showcase. November 1  OFFICE OF ADMISSIONS, Georgia Southern University, Post Office Box 8024 Statesboro GA 30460, 912.478.5391 phone, 912.478.1156 fax, admissions@georgiasouthern.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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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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Hampton University - several 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 +. 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 for more information)
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Intel Science Talent Search (Society for Science and the Public) Science, Engineering and Mathematics From $1,000 up to $100,000 Open to high school seniors in the US and American students attending school abroad. High school seniors from around the country take the challenge of conducting independent science, math or engineering research and completing an entry for the Intel Science Talent Search. Must complete an entry project. Application Entries for the Intel Science Talent Search are submitted via an online entry system only. The only exception is transcripts, which must be mailed. November 14  Intel Science Talent Search, Society for Science and the Public, 1719 N. Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036, telephone (202) 785-2255
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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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Prudential Spirit of Community Award Community Service $1,000 and 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 Counselor  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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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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Texas A&M University-Kingsville - Presidential Series Scholarships General $1000 per year to Full Tuition & Fees, Books, and Room & Board The Presidential Series Scholarship Program features a tiered scholarship award, with the minimum requirements being in the top 25% of graduating class and 970 SAT or 21 ACT scores. To be considered for a Presidential Series Scholarship, an incoming freshman must be accepted for admission to by December 15th and meet the eligibility criteria. The Scholarships will be awarded based on committee selection. This Scholarship is available only to Texas Residents. The Scholarship application is available online. ADMITTED by December 15  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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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 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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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 St. Thomas General, business, music, drama, creative writing and chemistry $5,000 to $12,000; 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 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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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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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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Jack Kent Cooke Foundation General Up to $40,000 High Achieving students with financial need. November 3, 2015  http//:www.jkcf.org/scholarships/college-scholarship-program
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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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Eugene McDermott Scholars Program-UT Dallas G Full UT dallas tuition and fees and yearly book stipends. •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; •First-time college freshman ◦AP, IB, CLEP, and Dual-Credit acceptable, ◦Current UT Dallas students or Transfer students not eligible; •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. November 7th  http://www.utdallas.edu/mcdermott/application-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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Emory University - Debate Scholarship General; debate Up to full tuition; renewable Named after former United States vice president and Emory alumnus Alben W. Barkley, the Barkley Forum is Emory’s nationally recognized, award-winning debate team. The Barkley Forum, in conjunction with the Emory Office of Admission, awards a merit scholarship to an incoming first-year student each year. To be considered, you must demonstrate academic achievement and debate excellence. Submit your application directly to the Barkley Forum and Emory’s dean of admission. The information required on the application includes your current cumulative GPA, standardized test scores and a record of debate accomplishments. November  Emory University, 201 Dowman Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322, Office of Admission at 404.727.6036 or 800.727.6036 or email admiss@emory.edu or the Barkley Forum at 404.727.6189 or wnewnam@emory.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Emory University -- Emory Scholars Program (Emory College of Arts and Sciences) 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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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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Emory University - various scholarships available General; music, debate Up to full tuition; renewable Selection based on personal qualities, leadership, scholastic excellence. Merit scholarships require nomination from teacher or counselor. Most scholarships available for all eligible students. Two scholarships: Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarships and Benjamin E. Mays Scholarships are awarded to outstanding students from the Atlanta Public Schools. November  Emory University, 201 Dowman Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322, Office of Admission at 404.727.6036 or 800.727.6036 or email admiss@emory.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Georgia College and State University - several scholarships available General; Chemistry, Liberal Arts and Sciences Up to $6,000; renewable Most scholarships available to entering freshman are offered to students who are selected to participate in the annual Presidential Scholarship Competition. The one-day competition is held on November 30 this year. The selection process is highly competitive. Generally, students should graduate from high school with a 3.0 GPA based on a 4.0 scale, and have a combined score 1250 or better on the critical reading and math sections of the SAT or a 28 composite score on the ACT. Students must be enrolled full-time during both fall and spring semesters in order to receive their scholarships. mid-November  Georgia College Financial Aid Office, Campus Box 030, Milledgeville, GA 31061, (478) 445-5149, Fax: (478) 445-0729, scholarships@gcsu.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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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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Louisiana State University - several scholarships available General; mass communication, Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, band, music, national merit, varies Most of the scholarship programs are competitive and are awarded based on standardized test scores and a six-semester, weighted high-school GPA, calculated based on the core courses required for admission to LSU. Additionally, students are considered for Louisiana resident scholarships or non-Louisiana resident scholarships. Additional scholarships look at leadership and other special situations and can be found by clicking on "Qualification and Awards" on the webpage indicated. The online Admissions Application also serves as the application for entering freshmen scholarships, and must be submitted along with an official high school transcript, standardized test scores, application fee and any other required documents to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Students must be admitted before being considered for scholarships. Some colleges offer departmental scholarships to entering freshmen. Contact the department of intended major for information. November 15; priority date  Louisiana State University, Office of Undergraduate Admissions and Student Aid, 1146 Pleasant Hall Baton Rouge, LA 70803, financialaid@lsu.edu, or visit online (click on more information)
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Louisiana State University (LSU) - several scholarships 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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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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Stokes Educational Scholarship Program General Studies Paid Tution to $30,000 US Citizen Eligible for security clearance High School senior at the time of application SAT score 1100 Critical Reading, Math 500 or ACt 25 Plean to pursue Computer Science /electrical engineering GPA 3.0 on a 4.0 sclae Seeking minority students November 15th  www.NSA.gov/Careers
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Marine Corps General; military obligation follows college graduation Varies; Marine Corps scholarships cover tuition, academic fees and most books. Selections are based on SAT or ACT scores, recommendations, extracurricular activities, leadership, interview, physical condition. Preferred is to start application process in spring of Junior year. Take SAT or ACT no later than October of Senior year, preferably in June of Junior year. Must apply before November of senior year. November  Marine Corps telephone (800) MARINES or visit online (click more information).
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Amazon Tuition and Textbook Scholarships. General $5000 scholarship toward tuition and $500 to spend on texbooks at Amazon.com Awards are based on merit. Applications will be scored on GPA, community service and leadership experience. Semifinalists will be required to write an essay to advance to the final round. November 20, 2014  www.amazon.com/studentscholarship
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CHINESE PROFESSIONAL CLUB (of Houston) SCHOLARSHIP FUND General, education $1,000 to $2,000 All students of Chinese descent who reside in the Houston metropolitan area and plan to attend accredited universities in the United States are eligible to apply. Selection of scholarship recipients is based on academic records, extracurricular activities, leadership qualities and writing proficiences, an essay on a pre-selected topic, and an interview with the scholarship committee for semi-finalists. Some of the awards are designated for applicants with demonstrated financial needs. One award is designated for applicants who are interested in a career in teaching elementary or secondary schools. Application(s), including all supporting materials and letters of recommendation, must be POSTMARKED by the deadline. November 30  CHINESE PROFESSIONAL CLUB, Scholarship Committee, PO Box 645, Stafford, TX 77497-0645, Henry Lau, Chair, Chair of the Scholarship Committee, cpcscholarshipchair@gmail.com or 713-301-2527 or visit online (click on more information)
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Chinese Professional Club Scholarship General $1000 Chinese descent and graduating in 2015. November 30, 2014  http://cpchouston.net/
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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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UC- Davis- several scholarships available General; varies Varies You only need to complete one application to apply to UC Davis and other UC campuses. The admissions application is also your opportunity to apply for scholarships. Be sure to read all instructions pertaining to scholarships when completing the application, paying particular attention to the restricted scholarship eligibility codes. If you wish to be considered for need-based scholarships, you must apply for financial aid by March. Be aware that some scholarships have special requirements and may require additional materials for consideration. Scholarship criteria may also include participation in extracurricular activities; specific college or major; career interests; geographic origin; high school or community college attended; parentage; perseverance; and many other personal characteristics. The majority of UC Davis’ scholarships are not renewable; therefore, students must reapply to be considered for scholarships on an annual basis. Refer to the scholarship section of the application instructions for further guidance. You must submit your UC application between November 1 and November 30 to be considered for scholarships. Most students are notified of scholarship awards beginning in early May through the end of July. November  University of California, Davis | One Shields Avenue | Davis, CA 95616-8507 | T: (530) 752-2971 | F: (530) 752-1280 or visit online (click on more information)
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UC San Diego-several scholarships 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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Boston University - various scholarships available Varies, merit-based, science, community services, acting, leadership, art, engineering, education, Greek, Latin, Hispanic background, athletics Up to full tuition Varies. If you're a high achiever, Boston University wants to help you accomplish everything you possibly can. One of the ways we do so is through a wide variety of scholarships that cover some or all of your BU tuition and other fees. Whether you excel at science or community service, are an outstanding artist or athlete or demonstrate leadership qualities or acting talent, you may be eligible for one of our scholarship programs. Some require you to be nominated by high school counselor, and others need you to complete an application. December 1  Boston University, 881 Commonwealth Ave., 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, telephone (617) 353-2965 or email finaid@bu.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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Mars Hill College - various scholarships available General; Athletic and music, dance, or theatre, community service Up to full tuition; some renewable Varies; Scholarship and Grant program selection be based on GPA and SAT/ACT scores. You may determine your eligibility and the amount of your award by contacting the Admissions Office with your SAT/ACT scores and GPA. Other endowed scholarships are awarded through our Scholar Day and an interview process. Students are invited to participate by filling out an application, writing an essay, and providing reference forms from counselors and teachers. The interviewing committees determine these scholarships. Other financial aid may be available based on completion of the FAFSA. For athletic and performance scholarships, contact department. Also offers the Bonner Scholars program which provides 4-year scholarships to students with financial need and commitment to service. November  Contact Donna Griffith, Mars Hill College, Mars Hill, NC, telephone (828) 689-1103 or (866) 642-4968 or email: dgriffith@mhc.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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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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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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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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Boston University Trustee Scholarship Competition G 4 year , full tuition scholarship to Boston University Outstanding acedemic ability Dec 1, 2014  bu.edu/admissions/trustee
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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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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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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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Mississippi State University -- Competitive Scholarships General; forestry, engineering, biology, accounting, leadership, $3,000 up to $10,000/year for 4 years MSU offers competitive scholarships to entering freshmen based on a scholarship grade-point average (overall GPA submitted on the official high school transcript or core GPA calculated by MSU on a 4.0 scale), official ACT/SAT scores submitted directly to MSU, and submission of the online resume. The written portion of the SAT is not considered for the awarding of scholarships. Admission to the university and an online resume are required for scholarship consideration. Recipients must enroll as a full-time student the semester in which the award is received. Recipients also must remain in good standing. Other scholarships also available - explore the website. December 1  Office of Admissions and Scholarships, P.O. Box 6334, Mississippi State, MS 39762-6334, 1-662-325-2224, admit@msstate.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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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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Santa Clara University Johnson Scholars Criteria G $55000 Record of high academic performance, Must apply early decision, action and regular admission to be considered, Unweighted GPA of 3.8 or better, ACT composite of 30 or above, SAT combined score of 1400 in math and critical reading sections, Dec 1st  www.scu.edu/johnsonscholars
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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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Texas A&M University - Regents Scholarship General $20,000 first-generation college student, merit and need based December 1   
Texas A&M University -College Station - various scholarships available General, engineering, business, geosciences, education, agriculture, architecture, liberal arts, sciences Vary Various freshman scholarships may be applied for using the ApplyTexas Application for Freshman Admissions. You must complete the scholarship portion of the application in order to be considered for scholarships by the scholarship deadline. Scholarships awarded based on various criteria, including academic merit, Texas A&M alumni dependents, Texas residency, field of study, etc. College and departmental scholarships are available-see the website for more information. PLEASE NOTE THE SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE IS EARLIER THAN THE REGULAR ADMISSION DEADLINE. December 1  Scholarships Office, The Pavilion 200, Spence Street, 1252 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843-1252, (979) 845-3236, or email financialaid@tamu.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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The Frost School of Music and the University of Miami Music Scholarships General; athletic, music $8,000 up to full tuition ($34,000); renewable The Frost School of Music and the University of Miami are proud to offer a full range of financial assistance packages rewarding both musically and academically talented students. For priority consideration, freshman and transfer applicants must apply to the University of Miami and submit the Frost School of Music supplemental application by December 1st and successfully complete the audition before March 1. There is no separate scholarship application. Musical ability and academic performance are considered in determining scholarship eligibility and awards. In some cases, financial need may also be considered in making such determinations. All music scholarships are applied only to tuition. To be considered for scholarships and/or financial aid, you must submit the FAFSA by February 1 and complete your music audition. December 1  Enrollment Scholarships, P.O. Box 248085, Coral Gables, FL 33124-4615, Telephone: 305-284-4323 or visit online (click on more information)
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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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University of Dallas - International Baccalaureate Scholars General $3,000 to $10,000/year The University of Dallas recognizes exceptional academic performance for those students who have earned their International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma. In order to be eligible for the IB Scholar Award, students must be non-US citizens entering the University of Dallas as incoming freshmen. Requirements: Scholarship applicants must apply and be admitted to the University of Dallas as full time, degree seeking students. Submit a one page cover letter of intent requesting consideration for the IB Scholar Award, detailing what you have learned through your IB experience and what you hope to bring to the University of Dallas. Provide proof of citizenship outside the United States. Provide official IB diploma and scores. One page cover letter and proof of citizenship outside the United States due by the deadline. Official IB diploma and scores ar due by July. December 1  University of Dallas, 1845 East Northgate Drive, Irving, Texas 75062-4736, Andrea Chapa, international admission counselor, at andrea@udallas.edu. 1.800.628.6999, or visit online (click on more information)
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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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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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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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University of Southern California - Jewish Leadership Scholarship General; Jewish student $1,000 to $500 for one year or $12,500 for each of 4 years For entering freshmen only. Competitive candidates will be at the top of our applicant pool with respect to GPA and SAT or ACT scores. Emphasis is placed on leadership within and outside the Jewish community. Recipients are expected to become involved with the USC Jewish community and to volunteer for prospective Jewish student recruitment activities. Submit a completed Undergraduate Application and Jewish Leadership Application by the deadline.Includes recommendation Applications are available for download at www.usc.edu/financialaid (click on Grants & Scholarships). December 1  USC Office of Admission, Jewish Leadership Scholarship, Attn: Samantha Schreiber, 700 Childs Way Los Angeles, CA 90089-0911, (213) 740-8819, smschrei@usc.edu or contact USC College at (213) 740-5930 or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Southern California-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 Texas at Austin - Christopher Benton Chadwick Memorial Scholarship in Liberal Arts Liberal Arts, Government Full tuition, room, board, books, renewable This is awarded to one incoming Liberal Arts freshman every four years. Financial need is required. The student must maintain a 3.0 GPA and be pursuing a degree in the College of Liberal Arts with a preference given to Government majors. Complete the ApplyTexas Application for The University of Texas at Austin; completing all Financial Information, Essay Topics A and B, and select "C.B. Chadwick Memorial Scholarship in Liberal Arts" on Page 5 of the Scholarship Section. Submit three letters of recommendation. At least one letter must be from someone other than a school faculty or staff member. All applicants must demonstrate financial need by applying for need-based financial aid by March 15 using the FAFSA. For general scholarship information, contact the Liberal Arts Scholarships and International Programs Office in Gebauer 2.308 or call 475-7586. December 1  The University of Texas at Austin, Liberal Arts Scholarships and International Programs Office in Gebauer 2.308 or call 475-7586. Or Office of Admissions, P.O. Box 8058, Austin, TX78713-8058, 512-475-7387 | 512-475-7478 fax, askadmit@uts.cc.utexas.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Texas at Austin - Longhorn Opportunity Scholarship (LOS) General; financial need $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. 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. This program is community-based rather than individually-based. Accordingly, a fixed number of scholarships are set aside for each LOS high school and awarded to its most deserving students. To apply, submit your completed ApplyTexas Application for The University of Texas at Austin, including scholarship, and essay sections, by the deadline, select "Longhorn Opportunity Scholarship" in the Scholarship Section and make sure that you are graduating from one of the participating high schools, and demonstrate financial need by applying for need-based financial aid by March 15 using the FAFSA. The application is available beginning August. The list of participating high schools is on the website. December 1  The University of Texas at Austin, Office of Admissions, P.O. Box 8058, Austin, TX78713-8058, 512-475-7387 | 512-475-7478 fax, askadmit@uts.cc.utexas.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Texas at Austin - President's Achievement Scholarship (PAS) General; financial need $1,000 to $5,000; renewable Students awarded a PAS have overcome significant adversity and performed at a high academic level.their high school class admission to the public Texas university of their choice. The PAS program works to enhance socioeconomic and ethnic diversity at UT-Austin. To that end, PAS makes it financially possible for disadvantaged students to enroll at UT-Austin. All admitted students are automatically considered. To be considered, submit your completed ApplyTexas Application for The University of Texas at Austin by the deadline of your Senior year in high school, take entrance exams early, and demonstrate financial need by applying for need-based financial aid by March 15 using the FAFSA. December 1  The University of Texas at Austin, Office of Admissions, P.O. Box 8058, Austin, TX78713-8058, 512-475-7387 | 512-475-7478 fax, askadmit@uts.cc.utexas.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Texas at Austin - Texas Exes Alumni Association- various scholarships available Varies - General, leadership, African American or Hispanic descent, Education, piano, architecture, business, communication, engineering, liberal arts or natural sciences Vary Various scholarships available with differing criteria including ethnicity, Texas natives, financial need, field of study and for some, high school attended in Texas. Complete an ApplyTexas application for admission and select UT Austin as your target university. On the application, indicate that you are applying for Texas Exes Scholarships for Freshmen. The application is available beginning August. Submit the admission, scholarship, and essay sections of the application by the scholarship deadline. Please email any required essays as Word attachments, making sure to include your name, EID and name of scholarship at the top of the page. One page is the ideal length for all essays. If a letter of recommendation, special essay or transcript is required for a specific scholarship, be sure to send it to Texas Exes (see website for addresses, etc). December 1  Email: TexasExesScholarships@alumni.utexas.edu, Campus Mail: Eleanor Moore, Texas Exes F1200 or mail: The Texas Exes, Director of Scholarships, P.O. Box 7278, Austin, TX 78713 or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Texas at Austin - various scholarships available Varies $500 to $10,000; some renewable Most university-wide scholarships, including departmental scholarships, are awarded using the ApplyTexas Application. Scholarship committees consider various factors such as scholastic achievement, community involvement, leadership abilities, standardized test scores, and financial need when making award decisions. Complete an ApplyTexas application for admission and select UT Austin as your target university. The application is available beginning August. Submit the admission, scholarship, and essay sections of the application by the scholarship deadline. Some scholarships require special essays or letters of recommendation. To determine if a scholarship requires supplemental documentation, click on the scholarship name on Page 5 of the Scholarship section of your application. To complete the application for such scholarships, you must submit the documentation to the Office of Student Financial Services by the deadline. Some colleges and departments administer their own scholarship programs through a separate application process. Check with the college or school to which you are applying to determine their scholarship application process for incoming freshmen. December 1  The University of Texas at Austin, Office of Admissions, P.O. Box 8058, Austin, TX78713-8058, 512-475-7387 | 512-475-7478 fax, askadmit@uts.cc.utexas.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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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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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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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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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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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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Sodexo Foundation - Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger Scholarships General; community, volunteer $5,000 pus $5,000 donated to hunger-related charity All applicants must be enrolled in an accredited educational institution (kindergarten through graduate school) in the United States. All applicants must have demonstrated on-going commitment to their community by performing unpaid volunteer services impacting hunger in the United States within the last 12 months. All applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States. Volunteer services performed by applicant must help non-family members. Applicants and Recommenders must supply a valid e-mail address. Application form must be complete, and all information requested must be supplied. All Community Service Recommendations are required and must be submitted by December 10. Application process begins Oct 5. December 5  ISTS at info@applyists.com or by phone at 615 320 3149. (When emailing or calling, please indicate that you are inquiring about the Sodexo Foundation Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger Scholarships) or visit online (click on more information)
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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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United States/ Texas JCI Senate Scholarship General $1,000 Open to graduating high school seniors (US citizens) 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. Contact State chapters can be contacted through national website(www.usjcisenate.org/). Websites not very reliable so use other contact information. December 10  Texas JCI Senate Scholarship, Linda Middleton, 310 E. Circle Drive, Baytown, TX 77521, e-mail: lilsister1816@aol.com or Visit online (click on more information).
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AXA Achievement Scholarship General $10,000 US citizen Demonstrate ambition and self drive evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work -related activities. December 15, 2014  http//www.axa-achievement.com
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King College - various scholarships available General; athletic and performing arts, females, Christians Up to $12,000 Varies - Scholarships awarded based on demonstrated talent in academics, athletics, performing arts, and/or extracurricular activities, as well as such factors as residency, Christian commitment, and financial need. You can obtain scholarships from many sources, including businesses, national organizations, and King College. (Additional merit scholarships may be available upon review of your application materials). Apply early in your senior year to gain full access to scholarship opportunities when resources are most plentiful. Some based on academic merit, others for athletics, performing arts, essay contest or membership in Presbyterian church, resident of Southeastern states, females, Christians. See website for more information. Fall  King College, 1350 King College Road, Bristol, TN 37620-2699, telephone (800) 362-0014 or by email at admissions@king.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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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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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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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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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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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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National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) - Young Entrepreneur Awards General; entrepreneurship $1,000-$10,000 Open to graduating high school seniors preparing to enter a 2-year or 4-year accredited (not for profit) college, university or vocational/technical institute. Must demonstrate entrepreneurial spirit and initiative. Applicants MUST be running their own small business in order to be considered for an award. Will be available on website October 1. December 17  Scholarship Program Administrators, Inc. (615) 320-3149 or contact the NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation at yef@nfib.org. or visit website (click more information).
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NFIB YEF Young Entrepreneur Foundation Scholarship G $1000-$15000 Graduting senior Owns or operates a business Merit based Dec 18, 2014  yef@nfib.org
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NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation Scholarships General Scholarship $2000-$15,000 Scholarships are merit based. Enterning college as a Freshman in 2016. Own or operate an established business. Dec 18, 2015  Scholarship Manager @ yef@nbib.org
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UNC-Greensboro- Scholars Program General; Nursing, Education, Chemistry, Religious Studies, Business & Economics, and Human Environmental Science. $,2500 to full ride; renewable The UNCG Scholars Program recognizes and encourages exceptional academic ability and talent. The winners are among the most outstanding students at UNCG and their achievements enrich and enhance the University. Admitted students who are eligible for these scholarships will be invited by Undergraduate Admissions to apply. Only current high school seniors who are invited by Undergraduate Admissions are eligible to apply by completing the UNCG Scholars Program application by the deadline. UNCG Scholars are chosen primarily on the basis of superior scholastic and personal achievement and potential. Successful candidates generally present a minimum SAT score of 1200 (critical reading and math) or an ACT score of 27, and a minimum high school GPA of 3.5. The Dean’s Scholars Program, a component of the UNCG Scholars Program, offers incoming first-year students four-year renewable scholarships in specific majors. December 19  Financial Aid Office, 723 Kenilworth Street, Greensboro, NC, 27402, telephone (336) 334-5702 or email finaid@uncg.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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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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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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Imagine America Scholarship Program General; financial need, community service $1,000 Open to graduating high school students who are likely to successfully complete postsecondary education. Must have GPA of at least 2.5, financial need, voluntary community service. Must choose from a list of career colleges and programs of study in order to apply. Start applying on January 1. High schools must be enrolled in Imagine America; School Counselors can enroll their high schools by calling (202) 336-6724 or email scholarships@career.org December 31  Imagine America Foundation, 10 G Street NE, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20002, telephone (202) 336-6724 or visit online (click on more information).
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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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The National Center for Learning Disabilities - Allegra Ford Scholarship General; community college, a vocational or technical training program $2,500 one time award Open to US citizens, the Allegra Ford Scholarship is a one-time scholarship awarded to a graduating high school senior with a documented learning disability who will be enrolled in a two-year community college, a vocational or technical training program, or a specialized program for students with LD in the fall : articulates his or her LD and clearly demonstrates the importance of self-advocacy; is committed to completing a four-year college degree and has begun to set realistic career goals; participates in school and community activities; has demonstrated academic achievements consistent with college and career goals; plans to contribute to society in ways that increase opportunities for individuals with LD; excels as a role model and spokesperson for others who struggle with LD. Must demonstrate financial need. Application, personal statement and other documentation required. Application available on the website. December 31  Anne Ford and Allegra Ford Scholarship, National Center for Learning Disabilities, Inc., 381 Park Avenue South, Suite 1401, New York, NY 10016-8806 or email AFScholarship@ncld.org or visit online (click on more information)
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The National Center for Learning Disabilities - Anne Ford 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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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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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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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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Vanderbilt University -- Merit Scholarships available General; journalism and/or public policy, sports journalism, community service, business Varies Each year Vanderbilt awards merit-based scholarships to applicants who demonstrate exceptional accomplishment and intellectual promise. These students represent the top 1% of all freshman applicants to Vanderbilt, and with the limited number of merit scholarships available, the selection process is very competitive. Financial need is not a factor. Separate scholarship application imay be required. Vanderbilt offers a handful of merit scholarships that are designated specifically for students who live in a certain city, county, or state. These areas include Atlanta, Houston, Texas and select counties in Arkansas, Kentucky, and Tennessee. A number of need-based awards also available through Financial Aid office. December 1 or December 15  Office of Undergraduate Honor Scholarships, Vanderbilt University, 2305 West End Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203, Tel: (615) 936-7121, Fax: (615) 343-7765, E-mail: scholarships@vanderbilt.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Vanderbilt University -- Signature Merit Scholarships available General; leadership, Community involvement, diversity; business full tuition plus stipends for community work; renewable Each year Vanderbilt awards approximately 300 merit-based scholarships to applicants who demonstrate exceptional accomplishment and intellectual promise. These students represent the top 1% of all freshman applicants to Vanderbilt, and with the limited number of merit scholarships available, the selection process is very competitive. Financial need is not a factor. Separate scholarship application is required - three scholarships available focusing on a different aspect): Ingram Scholars (service), Cornelius Vanderbilt Scholars (Academics and leadership), Chancellor's Scholars (Academics and diversity). December 1or 15  Office of Undergraduate Honor Scholarships, Vanderbilt University, 2305 West End Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203, Tel: (615) 936-7121, Fax: (615) 343-7765, E-mail: scholarships@vanderbilt.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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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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College of Coastal Georgia Foundation- Emory Dawson Scholarship General; have a disability $1,500 Criteria include, but are not limited to, the following: Student must be registered with the Office of Disability Services by submitting sufficient documentation of disability. Student must be willing to attend the Elks Club Emory Dawson Luncheon and have information pertaining to their disability shared with attendees of this luncheon. Minimum SAT score of 350-Verbal, 350-Math (freshmen). Minimum ACT composite score of 14 (freshmen). Minimum 2.0 GPA. Student must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours. To be considered for Foundation scholarship, you must complete a Foundation Scholarship Application (found on the website). Only one scholarship application is needed to apply for all of the Foundation scholarships. Foundation scholarships are awarded based on an applicant's scholarship score (a combination of grade point average and scholarship essay score) along with any other specific scholarship requirements. Preference is given to students who apply before the priority deadline. Updated application available in October for Fall term, or call the Financial Aid Office. January 1  Mailing Address: Financial Aid Office, College of Coastal Georgia, 3700 Altama Avenue, Brunswick, Georgia 31520-3644, Telephone: (912) 279-5722 or visit online (click on more information)
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Southern Methodist University G Up to $20,000 per year. Exemplary academic and leadership skills. Upon applying to SMU.   smu.edu/admissions/scholarships.
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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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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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University of Houston - University-Funded Scholarships General $1,000 up to full tuition per year Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic credentials as measured by high school performance and standardized test scores. Award criteria vary from one scholarship to another, but to be eligible for any university-funded freshman scholarship, you should have accomplished the following: Graduated from a high school that is accredited by the Texas Education Agency and/or the Appropriate Regional Association of Schools and Colleges; Applied for admission at UH for the fall semester immediately following high school graduation; Be a U.S. Citizen, permanent resident, or hold a Temporary Resident Card (form I-688 or I-688A); Unconditionally accepted for admissions to UH by priority deadline. Please note that this is the priority deadline and scholarships will continue to be awarded as long as funds are available. Some scholarships require a separate application; for others, you’ll be automatically considered once you’ve submitted your application for admission. Additionally, most of the scholarships require students to be a Texas resident. Students strongly urged to apply by January 1 to be considered by Admissions for scholarships. January 1  Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid, University of Houston, 31 E Cullen Building, Houston, TX 77204-2010, Contact Information, Scholarships Phone: (713) 743-905, Fax: (713)743-9098 or visit online (click on more information)
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University of St. Thomas - V.J. Guinan Full Tuition Scholarship General; Catholic full-tuition scholarship Ideal candidate: must be Catholic, SAT scores should equal, 1350 (30 ACT) or above, 3.5 GPA or higher on 4.0 index in a college preparatory curriculum. (The selection committee reserves the right to consider candidate(s) who may fall slightly outside the above parameters.). Application Materials: At least 2 letters of recommendation from academic sources and no more than 4 letters total, Admission to UST on or before deadline date, Completed V.J. Guinan Presidential Scholarship Application postmarked by deadline date, 500-word Essay (topics listed on application). Finalists will be required to complete an on campus interview in February or March -- dates specified on application. ealry January  University of St. Thomas, 3800 Montrose, Houston, Texas 77006-4626, contact Arthur Ortiz, Associate Director of Admissions, 713-525-3848 or 800-856-8565, ortiza@stthom.edu, or visit online (click on more information)
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University of 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 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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Davidson College - Music Scholarships Music $10,000; renewable Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of mandatory competitive auditions held during Scholars Weekend, April 11-13, 2013. Students invited to compete are selected from CD auditions. Candidates must submit the Special Application form; audition CDs submitted without this application form will not be considered for the scholarships. January 2  Davidson College, Davidson, N.C. 28035-7156, 704-894-2357 or email Christine Tabor, Music departmental assistant chtabor@davidson.edu or visit website (click more information).
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Davidson College - Special Application Scholarships General; medicine, science, secondary education, visual arts, music, Latin, writing, theater $2,000 to $10,000; renewable Special Application Scholarships are offered to those students who demonstrate significant interest in a particular field of study, who evidence a commitment to service, or who have special talents in the arts or science. These scholarships are defined with reference to particular areas of study or talent, and require that the Special Application Scholarship Form and any required materials be submitted by the application deadline for your admission plan.Due dates are the same as the admission due dates for Early Decision I (Nov 15), Early Decision II (Jan 2), and Regular Decision (Jan 2). January 2  Davidson College Office of Admission, Attention: Ms. Gardner Roller Ligo, Box 7156, 405 North Main Street, Davidson, N.C. 28035-7156, 704-894-2970, galigo@davidson.edu or visit website (click more information).
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The Sons of the Republic of Texas - Texas History Essay Scholarship General; history, government, English $1,000 to $3,000 Graduating high school seniors may enter. Students are invited to write an essay on a given topic (see website) that reflects an awareness of Texas history and exploring its relevance to the building of Texas. The rules are defined in the downloadable application. Awards given to the top three entries. January 31  The Sons of the Republic of Texas, 1717 Eighth St, Bay City, TX 77414, contact JanetKnox, srttexas@srttexas.org, 979-245-6644, or 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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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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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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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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University of North Texas -Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science (TAMS) Program and Scholarship Mathematics and Science $1000 - $8000; renewable TAMS) is a unique residential program for high school-aged Texas students who are high achievers and interested in mathematics and science. MUST BE IN 10TH GRADE TO APPLY. Students in this two-year program complete a rigorous academic curriculum of college coursework at the UNT. Instruction is by regular university faculty. TAMS applicants must be Texas residents enrolled in the tenth grade or equivalent. Geometry, Algebra I & II must be completed by the end of the sophomore year. Apply to the 2010 entering class online or by downloading an application, above. Submit the completed form by the Early Decision or regular deadline date. Applicants should take the SAT Reasoning Test as sophomores. Scores must be competitive with those of college-bound seniors planning to major in math or science. All TAMS students receive a departmental scholarship which pays full tuition and fee charges during the regular fall/spring terms plus textbooks. TAMS students with the most financial need (as defined by FAFSA) will be considered for the TAMS Room and Board award. January 7 (early decision); February 18 (regular)  TAMS Office TAMS, 1155 Union Circle #305309, University of North Texas, Denton, TX 76203-5017, diana.reaves@unt.edu, (940) 565-2437 or visit online (click on more information)
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Academic Scholarship for St Johns University Top 10% of Class General scholarship to attend St Johns University $2,000 Ranking must be in the top 10% of class with a 3.5 GPA Unavailable  Admissions Office, St Johns University NY  
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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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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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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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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Texas Society of Professional Engineers and Texas Engineering Foundation - several scholarships available Engineering Unavailable The Texas Society of Professional Engineers and Texas Engineering Foundation offer a number of scholarships to graduating high school seniors who are US citizens and planning to pursue engineering degrees. TSPE scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic record, achievement, leadership, and career goals. These scholarships are offered by many of the 25 TSPE Chapters that have their own scholarship programs. Enrollment in an engineering program at an ABET- accredited (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology) Texas college or university is a requirement for all state awards, but may not be required for Chapter-level scholarships. Each Texas high school should receive a copy of the scholarship application and guidelines to encourage counselors to post the information for their students, or contact your local Chapter Scholarship Coordinator or the State office at scholarships@tspe.org. January 13  For additional information contact your local Chapter Scholarship Coordinator (see website for link) or the State office at scholarships@tspe.org or visit online (click on more information)
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BG Scholarship General $300 Minimum of 2.0 GPA and 250 word essay about your academic goal and your contribution to your school or community.   www.bgscholarship.com
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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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Gulf Coast MENSA Scholarships General Up to $2500 Essay based. January 15th   www.gcmensa.org/scholarships and www.mensafoundation.org/scholarships
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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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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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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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St. Mary's University - several academic scholarships available General; music, athletics, leadership $3,000 to $18,000; renewable The Office of Undergraduate Admission awards scholarships to qualified applicants at the time of admission. The academic awards are renewable, are intended to apply to tuition only, and are made primarily on the basis of high school academic performance and SAT or ACT scores. Some specialty scholarships also available. January 15  St. Mary's University, Undergraduate Admission Office, One Camino Santa Maria, San Antonio, Texas 78228, (210) 436-3011, uadm@stmarytx.edu, 1-800-FOR-STMU
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The Martin Luther King Scholar Program @Ithaca College General discipline major -scholarship for Ithaca College Up to $25000 The program is open to academically talented US citizens and permanent residents from thinic and racial backgrounds that have been historically underrepresneted in US higher eduation. Jan 15, 2016  The scholarship is available @ my.ithaca.edu
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The University of Georgia - Hodgson School of Music Music, band Unavailable Financial aid available through the School of Music includes both School of Music sponsored and band sponsored scholarships. These scholarships are renewable each year with a maximum contract length of four years as long as, upon annual review, the student's level of achievement remains satisfactory and the student maintains full-time status. One audition satisfies both the admission and scholarship consideration requirements. Mark the appropriate box on the online application to receive further information and scholarship consideration. Admission application to UGA must be completed by the deadline indicated. January 15  Hugh Hodgson School of Music, University of Georgia, 250 River Road, Athens, GA 30602-7278, 706-542-3737, Fax: 706-542-2773 or visit online (click on more information)
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The University of 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 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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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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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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Washington Crossing Foundation Government Service $500 - $5,000 Open to US citizens who are planning careers in government service. Applicants must write a one-page essay stating why they are planning a career in government service. This essay must be accompanied by a recommendation from the high school principal or guidance counselor evaluating the student's achievements, along with transcripts, national testing scores, and other supporting information of the applicant's choice as described in the Official Rules. Winners receive an all expenses paid weekend, including transportation and housing, in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, to attend the Scholarship Awards Ceremony. All winners must attend the Scholarship Awards Program on Saturday, April 27, 2013 in order to win their scholarship. January 15  Katharine Hutton Tweedy, Volunteer Board of Trustees, The Washington Crossing Foundation, PO Box 503, Levittown, PA 19058, telephone (215) 949-8841 or visit online (click on more information).
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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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The NASA Aeronautics Scholarship Program Mechanical, Chemical, Civil, Systems, Electrical, Computer, Industrial, Materials, Aeronautical, Aerospace engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, Engineering science & mechanics, Metallurgical, Mechanics, Electrical & Electronics, polymer Up to $15,000; renewable up to 2 years+ internship and $10,000 stipend Purpose is to provide opportunities to attract highly motivated undergraduate and graduate students to aeronautics and related fields. Student must be considered in good academic standing with his/her institution; but there is no minimum GPA, and at least in their first year of college. A completed application will consist of profile information, academic background (including transcripts), a resume, an essay for undergraduates, a proposal for graduates, letters of recommendations, and any test scores, such as GRE's, when appropriate. Completed applications and materials must be submitted electronically or received by the deadline. Please note that some forms must be mailed to ASEE in addition to completing this online application (such as transcripts). Open to US citizens and US nationals only. January 16  NASA Scholarship Team, American Society for Engineering Education(ASEE), 1818 N St. NW, Washington, DC 20036, Email: nasa.asp@asee.org, Phone: (202)331-3500 (office), Fax: (202)265-8504 (fax) or visit online (click on more information)
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Intertribal Timber Council - Truman D. Picard Scholarship Program Natural Resources; Native American/Alaskan students $1,500 Open to Native American/Alaskan students pursuing a higher education in Natural Resources. Must submit letter of application demonstrating interest in Natural Resources, commitment to education and community/culture, and financial need. Also submit resume, 3 letters of reference, evidence of validated enrollment in a federally recognized tribe or Native Alaska corporation, and transcript. January 18  Intertribal Timber Council, ATTN: Education Committee, 1112 NE 21st Avenue, Suite 4, Portland, OR 97232-2114, telephone (503) 282-4296 or email itc1@teleport.com or visit online (click on more information).
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HOUSTON ROCKETS AND UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX - Black History Month Scholarship General Full tuition plus laptop The Houston Rockets and University of Phoenix have partnered to help give students in the Greater Houston area the chance to succeed. Applicants must be legal US resident or have a valid visa that does not prohibit educational studies; must be a resident of the Greater Houston area; not already enrolled nor in the process of enrolling at University of Phoenix; must not be a recipient of 100% tuition reimbursement from any source(s); must meet all admissions requirements of the University of Phoenix; must not be an employee or a direct family member of an employee of University of Phoenix, or other sponsors. Complete the application and essay, and be willing to sign release forms for marketing purposes and attend award ceremony. Awards based on quality of application and essay. January 22  University of Phoenix Black History Month Scholarship, Attn: Scholarships CF-K905, 4025 S. Riverpoint Pkwy, Phoenix, AZ 85040, scholarships@phoenix.edu, 866.992.8147 or visit online (click for more information)
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HOUSTON ROCKETS AND UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX - Black History Month Scholarship General Full tuition plus laptop The Houston Rockets and University of Phoenix have partnered to help give students in the Greater Houston area the chance to succeed. Applicants must be legal US resident or have a valid visa that does not prohibit educational studies; must be a resident of the Greater Houston area; not already enrolled nor in the process of enrolling at University of Phoenix; must not be a recipient of 100% tuition reimbursement from any source(s); must meet all admissions requirements of the University of Phoenix; must not be an employee or a direct family member of an employee of University of Phoenix, or other sponsors. Complete the application and essay, and be willing to sign release forms for marketing purposes and attend award ceremony. Awards based on quality of application and essay. January 22  University of Phoenix Black History Month Scholarship, Attn: Scholarships CF-K905, 4025 S. Riverpoint Pkwy, Phoenix, AZ 85040, scholarships@phoenix.edu, 866.992.8147 or visit online (click on more information)
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MaryEllen Locher Foundation General; mother had breast cancer average $2,000, renewable with re-application Student must have lost a mother (parent) to either breast cancer, or complication resulting from breast cancer, or have a mother who has survived breast cancer. Student must be accepted as a full time enrollee at an accredited 2 or 4 year college or university. Student must have a high school diploma or GED. Student must have a minimum GPA of 2.0. Student must be a legal resident of the United States. Student essays, grades, and financial need will all be considered in awarding this scholarship. January 22  Cindy Pare, MaryEllen Locher Foundation, P.O. Box 4032, Chattanooga, TN 37405, (423) 490-4555, cindy@melfoundation.org or visit online (click on more information).
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University of Houston Frontier Fiesta Association G $1000 January 23, 2015  www.uh.edu/fiesta
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University of Houston Frontier Fiesta Association Scholarship General $1500 Students who enroll and attend University of Houston 2015-2016. Jan 23, 2015  uh.edu/fiesta
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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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Baylor University - Carr P. Collins Scholars Program General $4,600+, renewable for up to four undergraduate years The Carr P. Collins Scholars Program was established to recognize and reward students who have demonstrated leadership through service. Ten Collins Scholarship recipients are awarded each year, renewable for up to four undergraduate years. For consideration, applicants must: meet all university requirements for unconditional admission, have a minimum score of 1250 on the SAT or 28 on the ACT, be in the top quarter of their graduating class, be a resident of the state of Texas for at least one year. Complete applications online. January 31  Carr P. Collins Scholars Program, Baylor University, Office of Academic Scholarships and Financial Aid, One Bear Place #97028, Waco, TX 76798-7028. 1-800-BAYLOR-U option 1 or (254) 710-3435 or visit online (click on more information)
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Baylor University - President's Gold/Provost's Gold/Deans' Gold Scholarships General $3,000 to $17,000, renewable for up to four undergraduate years At the time of admission, new freshmen are considered for one of these academic scholarships, based on a combination of a student's rank in class and score on the SAT* or ACT. The amount of each scholarship ranges depending on these two factors. Those who excel on the SAT* or ACT are eligible for the enhanced scholarship amounts. By applying for admission, you have already applied for merit-based Baylor scholarships. There is no additional application required. Scholarship recipients must meet all university requirements for non-provisional admission. Recipients are required to maintain full-time enrollment as well as the academic standards associated with each award. Renewal of these scholarships each year is contingent upon maintaining a cumulative Baylor grade point average of at least 3.0. January 31  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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Baylor University - Regents' Gold scholarships General Full tuition, plus; renewable for up to four undergraduate years Baylor provides a full tuition academic scholarship for up to eight semesters of undergraduate study to National Merit Finalists who select Baylor as their first choice college. At the time of admission, National Merit finalist freshmen are considered for this scholarship, with award amounts based on SAT or ACT scores. Merit scholarship recipients must meet all university requirements for non-provisional admission. Recipients are required to maintain full-time enrollment as well as the academic standards associated with each award. This scholarship will be renewed during the undergraduate years provided the student maintains at least a 3.5 cumulative Baylor grade point average. January 31  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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Georgia Southern University Academic Scholarships General; International Studies, International Trade, International Economics, foreign language, engineering, biology, graphic communications, history, English, Writing and Linguistics, education, health fields, nursing, accounting, economics, others Up to full tutition Students must apply online for scholarship. To qualify for most academic scholarships, a student must earn a 1200 SAT score (Math + Critical Reading only) or a 27 ACT score, and demonstrate academic ability in the classroom. Students selected as finalists for our academic scholarships will be invited to campus for a personal interview during Scholars' Day (in February). Additional information regarding the events will be sent to selected students. January 31  OFFICE OF ADMISSIONS, Georgia Southern University, Post Office Box 8024 Statesboro GA 30460, 912.478.5391 phone, 912.478.1156 fax, admissions@georgiasouthern.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Georgia Southern University Leadership 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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January 2016 Scholarship Points Award General $10,000 A legal resident of the US Plan to enroll in college Jan 31, 2016  http:scholarshipguidance.com/schaolrship_january_2016_points_award_8937.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign+201601&utm_content=3b79363fe2efe8a94d55f9ba3680b081
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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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Spelman College - several scholarships available General; engineering, physics, computer science, chemistry, mathematics; community involvement, women, African-American Up to full tuition, fees and room and board; renewable Spelman College awards scholarships on the basis of academic and extracurricular merit, leadership abilities, and involvement in the community. Your application for admission to Spelman also serves as your application for merit-based scholarships. Each year, Spelman College selects five entering first-year students to receive the Presidential Scholarship, and the Dean's Scholarship is awarded to approximately 65 students annually. The Bonner Scholarship is awarded to a first-year student at the college who demonstrates strong academic performance in high school and good citizenship at home, school, church, and in her community. Evidence of financial need is also considered, but the award may be given to a student who does not exhibit financial need but who displays an outstanding commitment to community service. First-year applicants who are interested in pursuing a major in engineering, physics, computer science, chemistry, or mathematics are eligible to receive the Women in Science and Engineering Scholarship (WISE). A WISE Scholarship covers half the cost of tuition, fees, room, and board. Questions should be directed to the Admissions office. January 31  Spelman College, 350 Spelman Lane S.W. Atlanta, GA 30314-4399 (404) 681-3643, Office of Admission at 1-800-982-2411 or (404) 270-5193. Financial Aid Office (404) 270-5212 or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Houston-Downtown - New Freshman Student Scholarships (Instituttional) General Varies The University's application for admission now serves as the New Freshman Student scholarship application. A separate scholarship application is not required. Applying for early admission is a requirement to be considered for this scholarship. Awards are based on students’ high school academic record on file; the Scholarship Committee for Future Students will make selections based on the students’ GPA standing on file by January 31st. High school transcripts must be posted in your student record at least two weeks before January 31st to be considered for this award. (Early transcripts are based on academic progress through December. Please keep in mind that official transcripts are required, once they are available, in order to complete the admissions process.) Freshman students must have completed the admissions process and be accepted to UHD by January 31st to be considered for a freshman scholarship. Freshman scholarship candidates will be notified by mail and acceptance of agreement must be submitted by the deadline indicated on your contract. Several scholarships available. Departmental scholarships also available; see website for more information. January 31  UHD Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid, One Main Street, Suite S330, Houston, TX 77002, 713-221-8041(voice), 713-221-8648 (fax), EMAIL: uhdfinaid@uhd.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Xavier University of Louisiana G Up to $20,000 3.3 GPA, Counselor recommendation, ACT/SAT scores, Leadership and Overall achievement Jan 31st  www.xula.edu/admissions/scholarships 1-877-928-4378
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Converse College - Talent-Based Scholarships available music, creativity, visual arts, theatre, art, design $2,000 to full tuition annually. Converse offers talent-based scholarships to students majoring in art and design, music, and theatre based on the successful completion of an audition or portfolio review. Students who wish to be considered for talent-based scholarships should register to attend a Performing and Visual Arts Scholarship Competition -see scheduled dates online. Specific area admission application due one month before audtion. Scholarships are also offered through the College’s IHSA equestrian program. Unavailable  See your high school scholarship coordinator or Office of Admissions Converse College, 580 East Main St., Spartanburg, SC 29302-0006, telephone (800) 766-1125, fax (864) 596-9019 or email financial_aid@converse.edu or visit online (click more information).
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Eckerd College - various scholarships available General; Music, Theatre, Visual Arts and Creative Writing; also Athletic; Presbyterian Varies Varies by scholarship. All students who are admitted, without conditions, are automatically considered for our academic scholarships on the basis of their internally calculated GPA (2.97 and up) and SAT/ACTscores (1050/22 and up). All merit-based scholarships are renewable. Music, Theatre, Visual Arts and Creative Writing scholarships require applications and supplemental materials demonstrating evidence of talent. Please see website for information on other scholarships. Rolling admission/early admission Nov 15  Financial Aid Office, Eckerd College, 4200 54th Avenue South, St. Petersburg, FL 33711, telephone (800) 456-9009 or email finaid@eckerd.edu
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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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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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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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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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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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American Physical Society (APS) Scholarship for Minority Undergraduate Physics Majors Physics $2,000 to $3,000 Open to African-American, Hispanic American, or Native American high school seniors or college freshmen and sophomores. Citizenship: Must be legal permanent resident or U.S. citizen. Must major or plan to major in physics. Application Requirements: Application; Essay questions; Letters of reference; Transcripts; SAT or ACT scores. The goal of this minority scholarship is to increase the number of under-represented minorities obtaining degrees in physics. It provides funding and mentoring to minority physics students to enhance their education and help them prepare for success in various careers. Applications available in November. February 1  American Physical Society, 1 Physics Ellipse, College Park, Maryland 20740 , Phone: (301) 209-3232 Email: Knowles@aps.org or visit online (click on more information)
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Belmont Abbey College - John Oetgen, OSB, Excellence in Theatre Scholarship Theatre $2,000; renewable Any student accepted for admission to Belmont Abbey College may be eligible to apply for this scholarship. Candidates must submit resume or list of activities, including theatre experience to the Office of Admission. Extensive theatrical experience and training are not required. Far more important is a willingness to participate enthusiastically in at least two of the five major productions staged on campus each year. A personal interview and recommendation may be required at the discretion of the Director of Theatre. A separate application is required. All students receiving Belmont Abbey College scholarships are required to participate in 20 hours of community service and attend 10 on-campus cultural events per year. Complete separate application available on website. Must submit FAFSA. Feb 1  Belmont Abbey College, Phone Number: 704.461.6665 , Fax Number: 704.461.6220, Mailing address: 100 Belmont-Mt. Holly Road, Belmont NC 28012, Email address: admissions@bac.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Berry College - several scholarships available General; Communications, Music and Theater, Athletics; leadership, community service Unavailable Every freshman applicant who has been admitted to Berry College will automatically be considered for merit-based scholarships and grants by the Admissions Office. Attributes used to determine scholarship eligibility include GPA, class rank (if available on the high school transcript), class rigor and the highest SAT/ACT score reported. All students are encouraged to have a complete application on file by the February 1 priority date in order to be given full consideration for merit scholarships. Other scholarships available are for those exhibiting strong leadership skills, community service, or performance in a specific department or interest. February 1  Berry College - 2277 Martha Berry Hwy NW, Mount Berry, GA 30149, (706) 232 5374. Contact Office of Admissions at 1-800-237-7942. Or Office of Financial Aid, P.O. Box 495007, Mount Berry, GA 30149-5007 706-236-1714, 1-800-MT BERRY, (FAX) 706-290-2160 or visit online (click on more information)
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Best Buy Children's Foundation Scholarships @15 Scholarship Program General; community service $1,000; not renewable Open to high school students, grades 9 through 12. Selection is based on community service, essay, grades, extracurricular activities and volunteer work. Scholarship information and applications are available online starting January 1. February 15  Visit website (click on more information).
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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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Eckerd College Artistic Achievement Scholarship Music, Theatre, Visual Arts and Creative Writing Unavailable Eckerd College recognizes artistic achievement in Music, Theatre, Visual Arts and Creative Writing. Students interested in applying for this award are required to submit the appropriate application and supplemental materials demonstrating evidence of talent as outlined in the application. Students who apply for multiple areas of artistic achievement must submit a separate application and supplements for each area. Please note you can apply for multiple areas of artistic achievement, but may only win in one area. Students who are able to visit campus may request an on campus audition when applicable. Materials must be mailed and postmarked by the deadline. February 1  Office of Admission, Eckerd College, 4200 54th Avenue South, Saint Petersburg, Florida 33711, telephone (800) 456-9009 or email finaid@eckerd.edu or visit online (click for more information)
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Eckerd College Presbyterian Church and Campus Need-Based Scholarships General; Presbyterian Unavailable Eckerd College Presbyterian Church and Campus Need-Based Scholarships are awarded to Presbyterian Church members, based on church and community involvement as well as financial need. Recommendation by their Presbyterian pastors is required. Students must be nominated by their Presbyterian Church Pastor. February 1  Eckerd College Dean of Admission, 4200 54th Avenue South, St. Petersburg, FL 33711, telephone (800) 456-9009 or email admissions@eckerd.edu or visit online (click for more information)
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Epsilon Sigma Alpha Foundation- several scholarships available; some based on state residency General; varies, teaching, nursing, medical, Architecture, Interior Design, speech therapy $466 up to $3,000; varies by state Epsilon Sigma Alpha (ESA) is a premier leadership and service organization, whose single purpose is to inspire leadership and service by bringing good people together to pursue programs and projects that make a positive difference in the local, national, and global communities. The Scholarship Application for the current year will be available by October of that year. beginning of February  Scholarship inquiries may be directed to the Scholarship Director: Kathy Loyd, kloyd@knoxy.net or ESA Foundation · P.O. Box 270517 Fort Collins, Colorado 80527 970-223-2824 or visit online (click on more information)
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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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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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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. February 1  Harvard College Financial Aid Office, 86 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, Telephone: (617)-495-1581or visit online (click for more information)
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HOUSTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT - Coca Cola Scholarship Fund General $1,000; not renewable In order to qualify for this scholarship, students must: Have a 3.0 grade point average; and graduate from HISD in May of year applying. Each high school within HISD will have one recipient who is awarded one scholarship in their first year of college. When selecting the scholarship recipients, the Scholarship committee will consider all circumstances provided by the application, the school, and letters of recommendations. Application is required along a copy of their official transcript and two letters of recommendation from campus officials. February 1  Your College Access Coordinator or Houston Independent School District, P-16 College and Career Readiness Department ATTN: Ruby Rivera, 4400 West 18th Street, Houston, TX 77092, 713.556.7196 or XYZ  
HOUSTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT - Coca Cola Scholarship Fund General $1,000; not renewable In order to qualify for this scholarship, students must: Have a 3.0 grade point average; and graduate from HISD in May of year applying. Each high school within HISD will have one recipient who is awarded one scholarship in their first year of college. When selecting the scholarship recipients, the Scholarship committee will consider all circumstances provided by the application, the school, and letters of recommendations. Application is required along a copy of their official transcript and two letters of recommendation from campus officials. February 1  Your College Access Coordinator or Houston Independent School District, P-16 College and Career Readiness Department ATTN: Ruby Rivera, 4400 West 18th Street, Houston, TX 77092, 713.556.7196 or XYZ
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HOUSTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT - Houston Super Bowl MMX Scholarship Program General $1,000; not renewable In order to qualify for this scholarship, students must: Have a 2.5 grade point average; Graduate from HISD in May of year applying; Show evidence of financial need. Five deserving HISD students will receive this award in their first year of college. Application is required along with a copy of their official transcript and an essay detailing how their family has been impacted by today's economic conditions. In addition, students must submit one letter of recommendation from an adult that is NOT a family member. February 1  Your College Access Coordinator or Houston Independent School District, P-16 College and Career Readiness Department ATTN: Ruby Rivera, 4400 West 18th Street, Houston, TX 77092, 713.556.7196 or XYZ
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HOUSTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT - Houston Super Bowl MMX Scholarship Program General $1,000; not renewable In order to qualify for this scholarship, students must: Have a 2.5 grade point average; Graduate from HISD in May of year applying; Show evidence of financial need. Five deserving HISD students will receive this award in their first year of college. Application is required along with a copy of their official transcript and an essay detailing how their family has been impacted by today's economic conditions. In addition, students must submit one letter of recommendation from an adult that is NOT a family member. February 1  Your College Access Coordinator or Houston Independent School District, P-16 College and Career Readiness Department ATTN: Ruby Rivera, 4400 West 18th Street, Houston, TX 77092, 713.556.7196 or XYZ  
HOUSTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT - Leon Levy Award for the Most Improved Student General $100; not renewable In order to qualify for this scholarship, students must: Be nominated by high school College Access Coordinator; Graduate from HISD in May of year applying; Demonstrate most improved academic achievement. Each high school within HISD will have one recipient who is awarded one scholarship in their first year of college. February 1  Your College Access Coordinator or Houston Independent School District, P-16 College and Career Readiness Department ATTN: Ruby Rivera, 4400 West 18th Street, Houston, TX 77092, 713.556.7196 or XYZ  
HOUSTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT - Leon Levy Award for the Most Improved Student General $100; not renewable In order to qualify for this scholarship, students must: Be nominated by high school College Access Coordinator; Graduate from HISD in May of year applying; Demonstrate most improved academic achievement. Each high school within HISD will have one recipient who is awarded one scholarship in their first year of college. February 1  Your College Access Coordinator or Houston Independent School District, P-16 College and Career Readiness Department ATTN: Ruby Rivera, 4400 West 18th Street, Houston, TX 77092, 713.556.7196 or XYZ
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HOUSTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT - Mrs. Baird's Scholarship Fund General $200; not renewable In order to qualify for this scholarship, students must: Have a 2.5 grade point average; Graduate from HISD in May of year applying; demonstrate leadership and show evidence of volunteerism in their school or local community. Must also demonstrate financial need. Two deserving HISD students will receive this award in their first year of college. When selecting the scholarship recipients, the Scholarship committee will consider all circumstances provided by the application, the school, and letters of recommendations. Application is required along with a copy of their official transcript and a personal statement explaining the importance of possessing strong leadership skills. In addition, students must submit one letter of recommendation from an adult that is NOT a family member. February 1  Your College Access Coordinator or Houston Independent School District, P-16 College and Career Readiness Department ATTN: Ruby Rivera, 4400 West 18th Street, Houston, TX 77092, 713.556.7196 or XYZ
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HOUSTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT - Mrs. Baird's Scholarship Fund General $200; not renewable In order to qualify for this scholarship, students must: Have a 2.5 grade point average; Graduate from HISD in May of year applying; demonstrate leadership and show evidence of volunteerism in their school or local community. Must also demonstrate financial need. Two deserving HISD students will receive this award in their first year of college. When selecting the scholarship recipients, the Scholarship committee will consider all circumstances provided by the application, the school, and letters of recommendations. Application is required along with a copy of their official transcript and a personal statement explaining the importance of possessing strong leadership skills. In addition, students must submit one letter of recommendation from an adult that is NOT a family member. February 1  Your College Access Coordinator or Houston Independent School District, P-16 College and Career Readiness Department ATTN: Ruby Rivera, 4400 West 18th Street, Houston, TX 77092, 713.556.7196 or XYZ  
HOUSTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT - Office Depot Scholarship Fund General $1,000; not renewable In order to qualify for this scholarship, students must: Graduate from HISD in May of year applying; be the male or female student with the highest rate of attendance for this current school year. If there are multiple students who fit the attendance criterion, the next deciding factor will be the highest grade point average of the qualifying students. One male and one female student from each high school will be awarded a one time scholarship. Application is required along with a copy of their official transcript. In addition, students must submit one letter of recommendation from an adult that is NOT a family member. February 1  Your College Access Coordinator or Houston Independent School District, P-16 College and Career Readiness Department ATTN: Ruby Rivera, 4400 West 18th Street, Houston, TX 77092, 713.556.7196 or XYZ  
HOUSTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT - Office Depot Scholarship Fund General $1,000; not renewable In order to qualify for this scholarship, students must: Graduate from HISD in May of year applying; be the male or female student with the highest rate of attendance for this current school year. If there are multiple students who fit the attendance criterion, the next deciding factor will be the highest grade point average of the qualifying students. One male and one female student from each high school will be awarded a one time scholarship. Application is required along with a copy of their official transcript. In addition, students must submit one letter of recommendation from an adult that is NOT a family member. February 1  Your College Access Coordinator or Houston Independent School District, P-16 College and Career Readiness Department ATTN: Ruby Rivera, 4400 West 18th Street, Houston, TX 77092, 713.556.7196 or XYZ
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HOUSTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT - Wheatley Cunningham Scholarship Fund General $1,000; not renewable In order to qualify for this scholarship, students must: Have a 2.0 grade point average; Graduate from HISD in May of year applying; Show evidence of volunteerism in their school or local community. Must also demonstrate financial need. Two deserving HISD students will receive this award in their first year of college. When selecting the scholarship recipients, the Scholarship committee will consider all circumstances provided by the application, the school, and letters of recommendations. Application is required along with a copy of their official transcript and a personal statement explaining the importance of community service in their lives. In addition, students must submit one letter of recommendation from an adult that is NOT a family member. February 1  Your College Access Coordinator or Houston Independent School District, P-16 College and Career Readiness Department ATTN: Ruby Rivera, 4400 West 18th Street, Houston, TX 77092, 713.556.7196 or XYZ
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HOUSTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT - Wheatley Cunningham Scholarship Fund General $1,000; not renewable In order to qualify for this scholarship, students must: Have a 2.0 grade point average; Graduate from HISD in May of year applying; Show evidence of volunteerism in their school or local community. Must also demonstrate financial need. Two deserving HISD students will receive this award in their first year of college. When selecting the scholarship recipients, the Scholarship committee will consider all circumstances provided by the application, the school, and letters of recommendations. Application is required along with a copy of their official transcript and a personal statement explaining the importance of community service in their lives. In addition, students must submit one letter of recommendation from an adult that is NOT a family member. February 1  Your College Access Coordinator or Houston Independent School District, P-16 College and Career Readiness Department ATTN: Ruby Rivera, 4400 West 18th Street, Houston, TX 77092, 713.556.7196 or XYZ  
Houston Works USA - Several scholarships available General, Education, Apprenticeship, Vocational training $1,000 to $5,000 HoustonWorks USA is pleased to announce the funding of educational merit-based scholarships for youth between 17 and 21 living in the Gulf Coast area. The scholarships can be used for local colleges, universities, apprenticeship programs and vocational training schools. Applicants should possess a GPA of at least 3.0 / 4.0 GPA. Applicants can apply for more than one scholarship, but only scholarship will be awarded to each applicant. Applicants will be asked to attend an interview at the discretion of HoustonWorks USA Scholarship Committee. Factors considered include: Essay (grammar/dedication), Letters of Recommendations, Academic Achievement (i.e. AP Programs, etc.), Community Service and Leadership Skills (including overall character) Focus and Commitment to a field of study, Ability to overcome adversity and self-motivation. Application, financial information, essays, letters of recommendation, transcripts all due by the stated deadline. Applications will be available in October. February 1  HoustonWorks USA 2118 Smith Street, Houston, TX 77002. 713.654.1919, info@houstonworks.org or visit online (click on more information)
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McNally Smith College of Music Music -Fine Art $12000 McNally Smith College of Music Platinum Scholarship Music Performance Music Business Music Production Live Sound Composition and Songwrititng Hip-Hop Studies Bachelor of Arts in Music February 1, 2015  McNallySmith.edu/Platinum2015
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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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National Society of Professional Surveyors - various scholarships available surveying, mapping, geographic information systems, and geodetic science $1,000 Each year, through the National Society of Professional Surveyors Foundation, thousands of dollars in scholarships funded by a variety of individuals, companies, and organizations are made available to encourage and support college education in geospatial sciences.A completed application form. 2. Proof of student membership in NSPS (this will be checked). Applicants who are not members may go to the NSPS web site at www.nsps.us.com for more information on how to join. 3. A brief, yet complete, statement indicating educational objectives, future plans of study or research, professional activities, and financial need. 4. Three letters of recommendation (at least two from faculty members familiar with the student’s work). 5. A complete original official transcript The scholarships fall in four eligibility categories. March 15  NSPS,Attn: Scholarships, 5119 Pegasus Court, Suite Q, Frederick, MD 21704; 240-439-4615; ext 105; fax 240-439-4952; trisha.milburn@nsps.us.com or visit online (click on more information)
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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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New Mexico State University - Out-of-State Competitive Scholarship General; Hispanic Tuition reduced to in-state rate plus $200; renewable NMSU Scholar Dollar$ online general scholarship application required. Eligibility Requirements: Non-N.M. resident, Admitted to Las Cruces campus by March 1, Enrolled in 15 new credit hours at the Las Cruces campus, Seeking a Bachelor Degree, Freshman: 3.5 GPA & 23 ACT or 3.0 GPA & 26 ACT. Other scholarships available to non-residents include National Merit Finalists and Semi-Finalists, and National Hispanic Scholars. March 1 (admitted by)  NMSU Financial Aid and Scholarship Services, Educational Services Building, MSC 5100 / P.O. Box 30001, Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001, Toll Free 877 278-8586, Scholarships 575 646-4597, Fax 575 646-7381, finaid@nmsu.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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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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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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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- several scholarships available General; Engineering, Social and natural sciences, liberal arts, Human Environmental Sciences, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Education, Communications, Horticulture and Landscape, Architecture, Forestry, Plant and Soil Sciences, English, etc. varies; up to full tuition and fees; some renewable Cash and tuition scholarships are based primarily on academic achievement, potential and/or leadership activities and community service. Several scholarships available based on academic achievement and test scores -- some for all applicants; some for resident and others for non-resident high achievers. The website listed below has links to many scholarship opportunities. To apply for scholarships, complete the combined application for admission and scholarships. In addition, there are departmental and college scholarships available - contact the department, college, or office that offers that scholarship. February 1, priority deadline  Oklahoma State University,119 Student Union, Stillwater, OK 74078-5061, Email: finaid@okstate.edu, Phone: (405)744-6604 or visit online (click on more information)
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Phi Beta Kappa Alumni Association of Greater Houston General $3,000 and up Available to graduating seniors from the 82 schools in the Houston area who plan to attend an accredited 4-year college or university upon graduation; one student from each school will receive the award. Students must be nominated by their school guidance counselor, based on academic standing, good character, with fine citizenship qualities, but do not need to US citizens. Nominees will complete an application and essay and hand in to guidance counselor for their part. February 1  See your guidance counselor for more information and application or visit online (click for more information). XYZ
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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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Texas Tech University- Entering Freshman Scholarship General;Biology, Botany, Chemistry, Agricultural sciences, natural resources, education, Design, engineering, human sciences, communications, family studies, electrical/ electronics, English, health, arts and sciences, math, physics, psychology, Up to $12,000; renewable TheEntering Freshman Scholarship application is available at ApplyTexas for students entering Texas Tech University from high school. Complete your admissions application and click the "apply for scholarships" button within the ApplyTexas admissions application. Other scholarships do require a separate application and are based on academic achievement, leadership, and other criteria. They include: Institutional competitive scholarships are scholarships awarded by Texas Tech University colleges, academic departments, and the financial aid department. These scholarships also include President’s Freshman Diamond, President’s Transfer Diamond, and President’s Freshman Ruby Scholarships. College and departmental scholarships for specific majors also available. For these applications and more information see the link from the website indicated. February 1/ priority date Dec. 1  Student Financial Aid, Texas Tech University, P.O. Box 45011, Lubbock, TX 79409-5011, 806.742.3681, scholarships@ttu.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Texas Tech University- Equal Access Scholarship General; under-represented populations, minorities Up to $12,000; renewable The EASI program is committed to significantly increasing the number of undergraduate students who are members of historically under-represented populations in higher education. The EASI initiative targets the top quartile of high school students across the state. These populations include high achieving, socially and economically disadvantaged, first-generation and/or other historically under-represented students, who meet the following criteria: Incoming freshman and transfer students planning to attend Texas Tech University who are African-American, Hispanic-Latino or students of color, and have a GPA 3.0 on 4.0 scale. Complete the separate online application; see website indicated. February 1  Texas Tech Alumni Association, EASI Committee, Box 45001, Lubbock, TX 79409-5001, scholarship@ttaaeasi.com or fax 806-742-0283 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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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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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 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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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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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 - Foundation Scholarship Program General; Art, Theatre $2,000 to $3,000; not renewable UWG’s Foundation Scholarship Program is a competitive merit scholarship program. These scholarships can not be combined with any additional institutional scholarships and are only available during your freshman year; however, they can be combined with the HOPE Scholarship. Requirements: 3.5 minimum GPA on college preparatory subjects as calculated by the Office of Admissions (transcript required), SAT Critical Reading score of 550 minimum (or ACT English score of 24), SAT Math score of 550 minimum (or ACT Math score of 23) , SAT Writing score of 500 minimum (or ACT Writing score of 21), Academic Resume - including high school activities, student leadership roles, high school awards/honors, community services, etc., and must be accepted to the university and apply for consideration by the deadline. To apply, submit your name on the website (click for more information). After submitting your name you will need to email your academic resume to mailto: bnelson@westga.edu no later than the deadline. February  University of West Georgia, 1601 Maple St, Carrollton, GA 30118 Admissions Office, Becky Nelson at bnelson@westga.edu or call 678-839-5600 or visit online (click on more information).
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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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Yates High School - HOUSTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT - Lillie Lockhart Scholarship Fund General $500; not renewable In order to qualify for this scholarship, students must: be female, graduate from Yates High School in May of year applying; graduate in the top 20% of senior class; and show evidence of leadership skills in their school or local community. Application is required along with a copy of their official transcript and a personal statement explaining the importance of possessing strong leadership skills for their future success. In addition, students must submit one letter of recommendation from an adult that is NOT a family member. February 1  Your College Access Coordinator or Houston Independent School District, P-16 College and Career Readiness Department ATTN: Ruby Rivera, 4400 West 18th Street, Houston, TX 77092, 713.556.7196 or XYZ  
Yates High School - HOUSTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT - Lillie Lockhart Scholarship Fund General $500; not renewable In order to qualify for this scholarship, students must: be female, graduate from Yates High School in May of year applying; graduate in the top 20% of senior class; and show evidence of leadership skills in their school or local community. Application is required along with a copy of their official transcript and a personal statement explaining the importance of possessing strong leadership skills for their future success. In addition, students must submit one letter of recommendation from an adult that is NOT a family member. February 1  Your College Access Coordinator or Houston Independent School District, P-16 College and Career Readiness Department ATTN: Ruby Rivera, 4400 West 18th Street, Houston, TX 77092, 713.556.7196 or XYZ
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Phi Beta Kappa Alumni Association of Greater Houston General $3,000 and up Available to graduating seniors from the 82 schools in the Houston area who plan to attend an accredited 4-year college or university upon graduation; one student from each school will receive the award. Students must be nominated by their school guidance counselor, based on academic standing, good character, with fine citizenship qualities, but do not need to US citizens. Nominees will complete an application and essay and hand in to guidance counselor for their part. February  See your guidance counselor for more information and application or contact Phi Beta Kappa Alumni Association of Greater Houston, VP Scholarship Leslie Blanton at WebMessenger@PBKHouston.org or visit online (click on more information). XYZ
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KFC Colonel's Scholarships General; entrepreneur Up to $5,000, renewable Open to graduating high school seniors who have an entrepreneurial spirit and strong perseverance. Must plan to pursue a bachelor's degree at a public college or university within your state of residence. Must demonstrate financial need. Must be US citizen or permanent resident. Applications will be available online on December 1. early February  Visit online (click on more information) or email kfcscholars@act.org or telephone (866) KFC-7240
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University of Houston - Terry Foundation Scholarship General Varies To be considered for the Terry Foundation Scholarship at UH, students should demonstrate the following: Financial need, a record of leadership in school and community, strong academic abilities, as evidenced by grades and SAT scores, graduation from a Texas high school or home school, and admission to the University of Houston as a full-time entering freshman, reside on campus for the first year, be unmarried and without children, be a U.S. citizen or Permanent Resident of the United States. Submit application, transcript, 2 letters of recommendation. Must also file the FAFSA by March 12th. February 3  Terry Foundation Scholarship Competition, The Honors College, University of Houston, 212 MD Anderson Library, Houston, TX 77204-2001, Contact Jodie Köszegi, Assistant Dean for The Honors College (jkoszegi@uh.edu) or visit online (click on more information)
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American Physical Society (APS) Scholarship for Minority Undergraduate Physics Majors Physics $2,000 to $3,000 Open to African-American, Hispanic American, or Native American high school seniors or college freshmen and sophomores. Citizenship: Must be legal permanent resident or U.S. citizen. Must major or plan to major in physics Application Requirements: Application; Essay questions; Letters of reference; Transcripts; SAT or ACT scores. The goal of this minority scholarship is to increase the number of under-represented minorities obtaining degrees in physics. It provides funding and mentoring to minority physics students to enhance their education and help them prepare for success in various careers. Applications available in November. February 5  American Physical Society, 1 Physics Ellipse, College Park, Maryland 20740 , Phone: (301) 209-3232 Email: Knowles@aps.org or visit online (click for more information)
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Terry Foundation Scholarship for selected Texas colleges and universities General Varies Terry Foundation Scholarships can be used presently at Texas A&M University at College Station, the University of Texas at Austin, the University of Houston main campus, Texas State University-San Marcos, the University of Texas at San Antonio, the University of Texas at Dallas, or the University of North Texas. Students receiving scholarships from the Foundation (known as Terry Scholars) may use their scholarships at any of the participating institutions. Terry Scholars are selected based on three criteria: (1) leadership potential and character; (2) scholastic record and ability; and (3) financial need. Each of these criteria is weighed equally and independently. Terry Scholars are chosen because they exhibit a well-rounded personality, grounded in a desire to succeed, and a demonstrated history of community leadership. The first step in each year’s selection process occurs each spring when the participating universities identify likely candidates for Terry Scholarships from among the next fall’s incoming freshmen class. These students must have been accepted to attend the university and must meet the state’s requirements to qualify for in-state tuition. Students selected must also be U.S. citizens or permanent residents at the time of their selection. These students are then asked to submit a written application that includes letters of recommendation and essays, as well as test results and background information. They are reviewed first by a screening committee at each university, who nominate to the Foundation candidates meeting the criteria for Terry Scholarships. Freshmen Terry Scholars are required to live on campus. February 5  Contact the scholarship office at the participating college or university or visit online (click on more information)
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Courageous Persuaders Scholarship General $3,000 Compete for scholarship dollars and a chance to air a commercial on TV. Create a 30-second commercial to warn middle school students about the dangers of underage drinking or the dangers of texting while driving. Students can enter separate videos. February 11, 2016  http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_courageous_persuaders_scholarship_8965.php?&utm__source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_content+3b79363fe2efe94d55f9ba368b081
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Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Incorporated Academic Female students only $1000 Females ony Top 25 percent of graduating class 3 letters of recommendation Single photo Feb 13, 2015  www.zphiblz.org
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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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Al Neuharth Free Spirit Scholarships Journalism, free spirit, HS Junior $1,000 (top 2 participants receive an additional $50,000) Open to high school JUNIORS who are committed to pursuing a career in journalism and demonstrate qualities of a "free spirit" academically or personally. A free spirit can be a risk-taker, a visionary, an innovative leader, an entrepreneur, or a courageous achiever who accomplishes great things beyond his or her normal circumstances. One student from each state plus DC will be selected to come to Washington, D.C., in the summer between their junior and senior year to receive their awards and participate in an all-expenses-paid journalism conference at the Newseum. An online application will be available at the website after Oct. 15. Submit application, two essays, letter of recommendation, transcript, samples of journalistic work, and photo. February 15  Jack Marsh, or Karen Catone, Freedom Forum Diversity Institute, Attention: Al Neuharth Free Spirit Scholarship and Journalism Conference Program 555 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20001, email: freespirit@freedomforum.org or call 202/292-6261 or visit online (click on more information)
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Alabama State University General; athletic Varies; up to full tuition and all costs Most require high academics, scores, or show leadership. Alabama State University scholarships are offered to the most outstanding entering freshmen (and junior college transfer students). All scholarships are competitive and are awarded to the most qualified entering freshmen students on the basis of the following: Completed admission and scholarship application, Official ACT score (or comparable SAT scores), Handwritten essay, Official high school transcript. All scholarship recipients must complete an application for financial aid by Feb 15. Must be admitted to the University by Jan. 31 to be considered. February 15  School Counselor or Alabama State University, 915 South Jackson Street, G.W. Trenholm Hall, Montgomery, AL, 36101-0271, telephone (334) 229-4862; or email finaid@alasu.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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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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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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Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Scholarships- several available History, Political Science, Economics, Government or Nursing, Piano or voice $1,000 - $2,000; renewable Several scholarships available; some are open to graduating seniors. All applicants must be citizens of the United States and must attend or plan to attend an accredited college or university in the United States. DAR chapter sponsorship is not required; however, a chapter or state chairman may work with the applicant to put the information together to send to the DAR Scholarship Committee. Necessary application forms are available online and include: The DAR Scholarship Application Form and Financial Need Form. See website for specific criteria for the various scholarships. February 15  National Chairman, DAR Scholarship Committee, PO Box 2906, Ridgeland, MS 39158-2906, E-mail: scholarships@dar.org or visit website (click more information)
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George and Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation General $,3750; for each of four years The recipient may select any major at any four year college or university in the United States. Scholarship applications may be obtained during the student's senior year in high school. Scholarship forms are online or available by written request. If writing to the Foundation, the student must identify their high school, month and year of graduation, and include their name and home address. Eligibility: Houston area high school seniors who attend schools or are homeschooled in the following eight counties: Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Montgomery or Waller and US citizens. The Scholarships are awarded based on "financial need" and "scholastic ability." Submit all items shown at the bottom of the Scholarship Application together in one mailing envelope in the order listed. Instructions must be followed accurately to make certain that your application is considered, and must arrive by mail or in-person by the deadline. February 24, by 4 pm  George and Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation, 3336 Richmond, Suite 310, Houston, Texas 77098, 713-522-9891 or visit online (click on more information)
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Gertrude Botts Saucier Scholarship General; descendant of Confederates $800 Applicant must be a lineal descendant of worthy Confederates or collateral descendant who is a member of the Children of the Confederacy or the United Daughters of the Confederacy. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA, be enrolled in an accredited college or university, and carry a minimum of 12 hours each semester, and be from Louisiana, Mississippi, or Texas. Applicant must be prepared to pass entrance examination of prospective college or university. Applicant must submit proof of Confederate Military Record, line of descent from Confederate ancestor, a letter of endorsement from sponsoring Chapter, a letter of recommendation, complete financial report, official transcripts, an essay on the significance of a southern heritage, and a wallet size photo. The scholarship application will be provided to the candidate by the Chapter. Original and four copies of the application forms and five copies of all documents, certificates, and letters must be submitted to the Division Director of Education. All inquiries must include a self-addressed, stamped envelope. February 15  United Daughters of the Confederacy, Second Vice President General, 1742 Conrad Sauer Drive, Houston, TX 77043, 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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Lowe's Scholarship and the Charles Buchanan Scholarship General; leadership activities, community service, work experience $2,500 and $5,000 The Lowe's Scholarship is open to any US graduating high school senior planning to attend an accredited two- or four-year university in the US, with a 3.25 or better GPA and demonstrating a history of commitment to their community through leadership activities, community service and/or work experience. The Charles Buchanan Scholarship is open to high school seniors or current college undergraduates at an accredited two- or four-year university in the US, who meets the above criteria AND are Lowes employees (or relatives of employees). Apply online using Access Key: LOWES for the The Lowe’s Scholarship or access key LCBS for the Charles Buchanan Scholarship, in December. February 28  Questions? Contact ISTS at https://www.applyists.net/EmailRequestForm.asp Access Key: LOWES or Visit online (click more information)
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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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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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Texas A&M University -Commerce - COLUMBIA CREW MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP General, $15,000 plus/ year; renewable Preference will be given to students from Hunt, Lamar, Collin, Hopkins, Delta and Rockwall counties and to students whose parents are employed by L-3/ComCept, but all incoming freshmen welcome to apply. A minimum high school GPA of 3.0 is required.TO APPLY FOR THIS SCHOLARSHIP YOU MUST PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING: Please complete the scholarship application for general and departmental scholarships. The application is located within your myLEO account, please go to: leo.tamu-commerce.edu to access your account. Once you have signed into your myLEO account, the application is located under the section labeled "myLEO." Provide an essay - share with us in 500-1000 words how this scholarship will assist you in fulfilling your dream. Three letters of recommendation - two from teachers/counselors and one from a community member. The Columbia Crew scholarship committee will review complete applications and schedule an interview with scholarship finalists. February 15  Susan Grove, Assistant Director of Financial Aid and Scholarships, P.O. Box 3011, Commerce, TX, 75429, Susan_Grove@tamu-commerce.edu, 903-886-5228or 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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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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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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University of West Georgia - various scholarships General; Art, Theatre Up to $4,500 per year; some renewable Several types of scholarships available. The UWG awards several Presidential academic scholarships for students with outstanding academic credentials. The Honors College will invite students who are eligible for consideration for Presidential Scholarships. These awards are renewable for up to three additional years. To be considered, students must be accepted for admission by February 1. The Honors program requires an academic resume. Art and Theatre scholarships require a separate application and portfolio submission or audition. More information available under more information. February 15  University of West Georgia, 1601 Maple St, Carrollton, GA 30118 Admissions Office at admiss@westga.edu or call 678-839-5600 or visit online (click on more information).
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You Deserve It Scholarship-$1000 General $1,000 Resident of US Must be at least 16 years old Plan to enroll in college or university in the US February 15, 2016  http:scholarshipguiadance.com/scholarship_you_deserve_it_scholarship_8959.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201601&utm_content=3b79363fe2efe8a9455f9ba3680b081
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Summer Camp -Houston Pi Beta Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts Fine Art $1500 Submit 5 examples of their work, color photos, two letters of recommendations and complete an application form . Feb 16, 2015  www.arrowmont.org
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Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo - various scholarships General; art $15,000 over 4 years Several scholarships available to students in Houston and other area schools in TX. Criteria vary but generally include citizenship, residence, academic standing, college/university enrollment plans in the state of TX, demonstration of leadership, character and economic need. Some require membership in the organization co-sponsoring the scholarship including 4-H, FFA, and FCCLA. Application must include 3 letters of recommendation and a personal essay (see topic). February 19  Opportunity Scholarship applications are available from guidance counselors at participating public high schools or by calling the Office of Educational Programs, Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, at 832.667.1000 or by visiting online (click for more information).
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Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo - various scholarships General; art, citizenship, leadership, 4-H, FFA, FCCLA $2,500 one time to $16,000 for 4 years Several scholarships available to public school students in Houston and other area schools in TX, who are U.S. citizens. Criteria vary but generally include residence, academic standing, college/university enrollment plans in the state of TX, demonstration of leadership, character and economic need. Some require membership in the organization co-sponsoring the scholarship including 4-H, FFA, and FCCLA. Application must include 3 letters of recommendation and a personal essay (see topic on website). Unavailable  Opportunity Scholarship applications are available from guidance counselors at participating public high schools or by calling the Office of Educational Programs, Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, at 832.667.1000 or by visiting online (click on more information).
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Linda Lorelle Scholarship Fund General Unavailable Scholarship available to JUNIORS in Independent School Districts, Private, and Charter Schools within Harris and Fort Bend Counties, who: maintain a grade point average of 2.5 or above on a 4.0 scale, and plan on attending a college or university in the Fall in two years. Selection is based on the following: Completed application, Personal Statements (2 essays); Involvement in school and community activities; official transcript; Financial need. Application Package must also include: recommendation letters; copy of the most recent tax return and other financial statements as needed from custodial parent(s), legal guardian or other). February 26  See your guidance counselor or contact LINDA LORELLE SCHOLARSHIP FUND, Inc., Scholarship Program Coordinator, Tamara Westmoreland, (713) 658-2880, tamara@lindalorelle.org, 7660 Woodway, Suite 210, Houston, Texas 77063, or visit online (click on more information)
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Linda Lorelle Scholarship Fund General Unavailable Scholarship available to JUNIORS in Independent School Districts, Private, and Charter Schools within Harris and Fort Bend Counties, who: maintain a grade point average of 2.5 or above on a 4.0 scale, and plan on attending a college or university in the Fall in two years. Selection is based on the following: Completed application, Personal Statements (2 essays); Involvement in school and community activities; official transcript; Financial need. Application Package must also include: recommendation letters; copy of the most recent tax return and other financial statements as needed from custodial parent(s), legal guardian or other). February 26  See your guidance counselor or contact LINDA LORELLE SCHOLARSHIP FUND, Inc., Scholarship Program Coordinator, Tamara Westmoreland, (713) 658-2880, tamara@lindalorelle.org, 7660 Woodway, Suite 210, Houston, Texas 77063, or visit online (click for more information)
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Buick Achievers Scholarship Academics Up to $100,000 High School seniros Plan to attend 4-year college in 2015-2016 Plan to study technology, engineering, design or business February 27, 2015 
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Buick Achievers Scholarship Programs Academic $25,000 Plan to major in engineering, technology , design or business with an interest in the automotive industry. Feb 27, 2016  buickachievers.com
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Arkansas Tech University - Academic Merit scholarships General $500 to $4,500; renewable Several tiers of academic merit awards available, with the minimum level requirements of a 21 ACT composite and a 3.25 cumulative high school GPA. Must complete online application. Note: The Freshman Academic Scholarship Application also needs a high school seal with counselor's signature. Students who live in LA, MS, MO, OK, TN, and TX are considered in-state for tuition purposes and are eligible to apply for all freshmen academic scholarships. February 28  Arkansas Tech University, Office of Admissions & Student Recruitment, 1605 Coliseum Drive, Suite 141 Russellville AR 72801-2222, tech.enroll@atu.edu, 800-582-6953 or 479-968-0343 or visit online (click on more information)
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HOUSTON ASSOCIATION OF HISPANIC MEDIA PROFESSIONALS (HAHMP) Scholarship print, photo, broadcast or online journalism, public relations $3,000 Eligible students are high school seniors, college undergraduates and first-year graduate students who are pursuing careers as print, photo, broadcast or online journalists or in public relations. Students must plan to attend, full-time for the entire academic year, a community college or university that is within the US or Puerto Rico. Applicants must reside in the Greater Houston Area. APPLICATION MAY NOT BE SUBMITTED ELECTRONICALLY. ONLY COMPLETED APPLICATIONS MAILED IN ONE PACKAGE INCLUDING SUPPORTING MATERIALS WILL BE CONSIDERED. Application package must include application, parents' income information, transcripts, 2 recommendation letters, resume and autobiographical essay. Website should be updated in October. Deadline typically late February; early March. February  HAHMP Scholarship Committee, Attention: Frida Villalobos, 1010 Waugh, Houston TX 77009, fvillalobos@hawc.org or visit online (click on more information)
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Marriott Scholars Program (Hispanic College Fund) hospitality management, hotel management, culinary, or food & beverage field $500-$9,000; renewable Eligibility Criteria: Be of Hispanic/Latino heritage, Be U.S. citizen or permanent resident residing in the United States or Puerto Rico, Be an upcoming freshman or sophomore, Plan to enroll as a full-time undergraduate student in a hospitality management or culinary program, Plan to pursue a degree within the hospitality management, hotel management, culinary, or food beverage field, Have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale. Required Documents: Official transcript, Proof of family income, Proof of citizenship status, Essay, Letter of Recommendation, Resume, Financial Aid verification (if chosen as semi finalist only) You can apply to the Marriott Scholars program by completing the Hospitality Majors Application available online; check back for new application to open. March 1  Attn: Scholarship Processing, Hispanic College Fund, 1301 K Street NW, Suite 450-A West, Washington, DC 20005, 1-800-644-4223. or visit online (click on more information)
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Ford Driving Dreams Scholarship Program General $2500 GPA 3.0 20 on ACT 1050 on SAT Plan to enroll in college Feb 29,2016  http://bit.ly/10soVIL
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Out For Education 2016 Scholarship Applications General Up to $25,000 In addition to the COMPLETED application, we require the following: Certified Transcript, Essay, two(2) letters of recommendation and resume. Please download the application and follow all instructions. Failure to complete the application in its entirety will automatically disqualify the applicant. Please send any questions regarding applications to ofeapp@gmail.com. Feb 29, 2016  Casey Holtzman Chair-Scholarship Selection Committee Board Member Out for Education ofeapp@gmail.com.
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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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Buick Achievers Scholarship Program Science, Technology,Engineering, Math, Design, Marketing, Accounting, Finance Business, Manufacturing Management-related majors, Statistics, Engineering Technology, Ergonomics, Occupational Health & Safety, Labor relations, Industrial Hygiene $2,000 to $25,000/year; renewable The Buick Achievers Scholarship Program wants to reward those who have succeeded both inside and outside of the classroom, who may not be able to attend college without financial assistance. Applicants must be high school seniors or high school graduates who are first-time college students in the fall of current year, plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited four-year college or university for the entire coming academic year, plan to major in a course of study that focuses on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math). Select Design, Marketing, Accounting, Finance and Business majors are also eligible. Scholarship recipients will demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in the automotive or related industries using these areas of study. Be U.S. citizens and have permanent residence in the United States. Only online applications will be accepted. Applications available starting in January. You can request to be emailed when the information is updated through the website. February 29  Visit online (click on more information) Or email Scholarship Management Services at buickachievers@scholarshipamerica.org. Or call 1-800-537-4180.
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Chi Eta Phi Sorority - Ailene Carrington Ewell Scholarship Nursing $1,000 Must be accepted to accredited nursing program. Must have demonstrated leadership, financial need, grades, essay, recommendation. Can apply through local chapter. Updated information should be posted on website in November or December. February  Chi Eta Phi Sorority, 3029 13th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009, tel. 202.232.3858, fax. 202.232.3460 or visit online (click more information); look under the Programs tab
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National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) Scholarship Program Journalism; African-American Up to $2,500 Open to African-American students, who are student members of NABJ, planning to pursue a career in journalism and enrolled in an accredited four-year college or university. Submit application with resume, essay, transcript, recommendations and work samples. Applications available on the website in late October. NABJ local chapters annually provide scholarships to high school and college students. Interested applicants should apply directly through the local chapter and adhere to the individual deadlines. March  Irving Washington, NABJ Scholarship Program, University of Maryland, 8701-A Adelphi Rd., Adelphi, MD 20783-1716, telephone (301) 445-7100 ext. 108 or (866) 479-NABJ, or email iwashington@nabj.org. Also visit website (click more information).
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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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Alabama A&M University - several scholarships available General; Music, ROTC, Family and Consumer Sciences, Fashion Design, Apparel, Merchandising and Design, Nutrition, Hospitality Management, Human Development, Physics, Food Science, Urban Planning, agricultural science, Computational Science, athletic From $125 to full tuition, room and board and books Scholarship applicationi avalable online; includes essays. CRITERIA: Applicant must have a GPA of 3.25 or above. Applicant must have an ACT Score of 23 or above/SAT Score of 1590 or above. Applicant must be a United States Citizen or Legal Resident of the United States. Applicant must be a graduating high school senior or currently attending, or planning to attend, Alabama A&M University and seeking an undergraduate degree.Some based on financial need. See website for contact information for each scholarship. March 1  Chairman of Scholarship Committee, Office of Admissions, Alabama A&M University, Post Office Box 908, Normal, AL 35762. Undergraduate Admissions - (256) 372-5245 admissions@aamu.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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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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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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Armstrong Atlantic State University - several scholarships General; art, music, theater, biology, chemistry, physics, criminal justice, computer science, social science, political science, dental hygiene, education, economics, engineering Vary There are many scholarships available to AASU students, which are awarded on the basis of academic achievements, GPA, SAT scores, extracurricular activities, financial need and the applicant's statement. You may apply for these and other scholarships using the Academic Scholarship Application which is available online or in the Office of Financial Aid. The application consists of basic student information and includes a place for the student to express their need and desire for scholarship funds. The statement is evaluated for its message, organization, grammar and demeanor. Be sure to take your time and check your spelling. Application lists the many scholarships available. March 1  Armstrong Atlantic State University, 11935 Abercorn Street, Savannah, Georgia 31419-1997, 912.344.3266, scholarships@armstrong.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Asian Pacific Islanders for Professional and Community Advancement (APCA) (AT&T) General $1,500; not renewable APCA is an employee resource group of AT&T Inc. A major goal of the group is to promote diversity and its advantages throughout our corporation and our communities. Scholarship is open to: All full-time graduating high school seniors in good academic standing (minimum GPA 2.75 on 4-point scale, or 3.44 on 5-point scale), of any ethnic or cultural background, who plans to attend an accredited college (2-year and 4-year) or vocational school; US citizen or a permanent resident; residing in of one of the following eight states or regions where we currently have APCA chapters: AZ, CA, CO, GA, MI, NJ, TX, and the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area. At least one of the scholarships will be awarded to the top-scoring child or legal dependent of a current APCA member in good standing. Application and instructions available online. Completed application, essay, letter of recommendation, and transcript scanned to PDF must be e-mailed to APCA@att.com by deadline. March 1  APCA, PO Box 2694, San Ramon, CA 94583, June Tom at (415)442-3280 or 415 499 4826 OR e-mail us at APCA@att.com or visit online (click for more information)
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Childhood Cancer Survivor Scholarships - ACS High Plains Division General $1,000; renewable Our Childhood Cancer Survivor Scholarships offer undergraduate educational or vocational trade school support for students who have survived any cancer during their childhood. Scholarships awards will be determined by a competitive review process. Applicants must: Be a legal resident of Hawaii, Kansas, Guam, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, or Texas; Have received a cancer diagnosis before age 21. Be under age 25 at the time of application; Be a high school senior, or already in college, and have a GPA of at least 2.0 (based on a 4.0 scale); Be accepted to and or attend an accredited college or university for undergraduate education, trade, or vocational school. To receive an application, available in December, call or email the contact listed below with Name, Mailing Address, County, Tel #'s (hm & cell), E-mail address, Parents Name Parents Mailing Address, How did you learn about our scholarship program?, Are you attending a nursing program?. Application, residency documentation, transcript, SAR, personal essay, two reference letters required. March  Phyllis Caron, Administrative Asst., High Plains Division, 2433 Ridgepoint Dr., Ste. A, Austin, TX 78754 512.919.1910 | fax: 866.516.3416, or 1-800-227-2345 or email Phyllis.Caron@cancer.org or visit online (click on more information).
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David J. Ewing Scholarship General; lost a parent $1,500 to $5,000; renewable The UNTFoundation will manage the account and UNT Faculty Senate University Scholarship Committee will award scholarships to qualified full-time undergraduate students who have lost a parent during that parent’s working years and need financial assistance to attend college. The recipient of a Ewing Scholarship may choose to attend ANY ACCREDITED INSTITUTION of higher education in the US. To be eligible for consideration, an applicant must possess the following characteristics: Meet the minimum entrance and continuing academic performance standards of the university; Maintain full-time enrollment in one of the degree programs offered at that university; Have a deceased parent or parents who died during their working years. Submit an application form (available online), two letters of professional recommendation, official high school or college transcripts (including all transfer hours), a two-page maximum, typed, double-spaced essay, discussing your professional goals and need for a scholarship and a copy of your SAR from the FAFSA. Check back on the website for this year's application. March 1  University of North Texas, Student Financial Aid and Scholarships, 1155 Union Circle #311370, Denton, Texas 76203-5017, (940) 565-2302, Fax: (940) 565-2738, Scholarships@unt.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Georgia Institute of Technology - various scholarships available General; Polymer, Textile and Fiber Engineering, Computer Science, science, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, History, Technology, and Society, Management, Mechanical Eng., Industrial and Systems Eng. , Up to full tuition Varies. Academic excellence, financial need, and major of study are the primary criteria used for selecting recipients. Most institutional scholarships require a cumulative grade point average of 3.0. To be considered for scholarships awarded by the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid, you must complete a Georgia Tech financial aid application and the FAFSA each year. Preference is given to students who show financial need, and meet the established application deadlines. Various scholarships available with differing criteria: all majors, financial need, Polymer, Textile and Fiber Engineering, Computer science, residents of GA, African-Americans, Cuban descent etc. See website for listings and requirements. Varies; March 1 for financial aid app and FAFSA  Georgia Institute of Technology, Office of Student Financial Planning and Services, 225 North Avenue, Atlanta GA 30332-0460, telephone (404) 894-4160 or email finaid@gatech.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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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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Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) National Scholarship and Awards Program General; Creative & Performing Arts Unavailable Every applicant must be an active National JACL member at either an Individual or Student/Youth Level, from any ethnic background. Membership applications are available on the website. Applicants must be planning to attend full time at a college, university, trade school, business school, or any other institution of higher learning within the US at the undergraduate or graduate school level in the fall. Entering Freshman applicants must be high school seniors. Creative & Performing Arts applicants cannot be professional artists. Applicants may apply under only one scholarship category. Only one application need be submitted to qualify for all awards listed in that same category. Applications will be reviewed for award preferences. Applications should be updated in November. March 1  JACL National Scholarship Awards, 1765 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94115 or Patty Wada at (415) 345-1075 or ncwnp@jacl.org visit online (click on more information).
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LIFE (Life and Health Insurance Foundation for Education) - Life Lessons Scholarship Program General; loss of parent $1,000-$10,000 Open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, who are between 17 and 24 years of age, have experienced the death of a parent or legal guardian, and are currently enrolled in, or have been accepted to, a college, university or trade school within the fifty (50) United States or District of Columbia. Complete and submit the online application form, including the essay of no more than 500 words or video entry of no more than 3 minutes describing how you have experienced the personal and financial challenges caused by the death of a parent or legal guardian. Check website for current year application starting in February. February-March  LIFE Lessons Scholarship Program, c/o LIFE Foundation, 1655 North Fort Myer Drive, Suite 610, Arlington, VA 22209. Email scholarship@lifehappens.org or call (202) 464-5000 x4446. Visit online (click on more information).
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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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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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National Press Club - Richard G. Zimmerman Journalism Scholarship Journalism $5,000; non-renewable Open to open to all high school seniors, regardless of gender or race. Applicants must have a 3.0 grade average who plan to attend college. Submit application form, work samples, essay, letters of recommendation, transcript, copy of FAFSA, documentation of acceptance letter from the college or university you will attend. March 1  General Manager's Office, National Press Club, 529 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20045, telephone (202) 662-7500. Also visit website (click more information).
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National Press Club - Scholarship for Journalism Diversity and Ellen Masin Persina Scholarship Journalism $2,500; renewable Open to minority students. Must be a high school senior, planning to pursue a career in journalism, with a GPA at least 2.75 who will bring diversity to journalism. Submit application form, work samples, essay, letters of recommendation, transcript, copy of FAFSA, documentation of acceptance letter from the college or university you will attend. March 1  National Press Club, Attention: Scholarship Department, 529 14th Street, NW, 13th Floor Washington, DC 20045, telephone (202) 662-7500. Also visit website (click more information).
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National Society of 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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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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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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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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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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Southern Polytechnic State University - several scholarships available General; engineering, technology; Hispanic/Latino Unavailable SPSU awards scholarships to qualified students based on academic merit and financial need. Need-based scholarships take both financial need and academic criteria into account, while academic scholarships are based solely upon a student's specific academic program. Apply online for scholarships. You will need your SPSU student ID to apply. All students that have applied to SPSU will be given a student ID. Many of the academic programs offer scholarships. Check with your academic advisor. Scholarships are competitive and funds are limited. Scholarships for Hispanic/Latino students also available March 1  Southern Polytechnic State University, 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060-2896, 1-800-635-3204, 678-915-7778, Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid - Phone: 678-915-7290, Fax: 678-915-4227, Email: Financial_aid@spsu.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Texas Big Game Awards - Wildlife Conservation College Scholarship Agriculture and/or Natural Resource related majors $1,500 or $3,000 Students do not have to participate in the TBGA to be eligible for these scholarships, but those who have entered the Texas Big Game Awards will receive a preference point during the scoring process. All applicants must be Agriculture and/or Natural Resource related majors. In addition to the application, high school graduates must submit an official high school transcript with class rank posted, and two letters of recommendation. College students must also submit an official college transcript and two letters of recommendation. Application includes essay. Recipients must be able to attend his or her Regional TBGA Banquet in order to receive their scholarship. Please check the TBGA Regional Map to determine what Region you live in and the Banquet Dates to determine where your Regional Banquet will be held next spring. Applications are available in December on the website, by calling the Texas Wildlife Association, or available through certain college agriculture and wildlife departments, County Extension offices, High School Ag Departments, and certain TPWD Field Offices. March 1  Texas Wildlife Association c/o TBGA, 2800 NE Loop 410, Suite 105 San Antonio Texas, 78218, (800) 839-9453, ext. 114 dbrimager@texas-wildlife.org 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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The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) - several scholarships available General; Italian language, Italian studies, Italian American studies, astronomy, natural sciences. $2,000-$12,000; can reapply The NIAF will award scholarships and grants to outstanding students in the summer for use during the following academic year who will be enrolled in an US accredited institution of higher education for the Fall, has a grade-point average of at least 3.5 / 4.0 (or the equivalent), is a US citizen or a permanent resident alien, and falls into one of two groups of students: 1) Italian American students (must have at least one ancestor who has immigrated from Italy) who demonstrate outstanding potential and high academic achievements in any area of study; and 2) Students from any ethnic background majoring or minoring in Italian language, Italian studies, Italian American studies or a related field, who demonstrate outstanding potential and high academic achievements. Each scholarship award can only cover tuition and university-provided room and board. Scholarship recipients are eligible for one year of scholarship support. Scholarship monies not used during one academic year are not transferable to the following academic year. Scholarship applicants and winners can and are encouraged to reapply in subsequent years. Applications for NIAF scholarships can only be submitted on-line. Teacher evaluation forms also online. Application and links will be available in November. March 1  NIAF, 1860 19th St NW, Washington, DC 20009, (202) 387-0600, information@niaf.org or Alexandra Dall at adall@niaf.org, (202) 939-3118 or visit online (click on more information)
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The University of New Orleans - PERFORMANCE AND SPECIAL FOCUS AWARDS Visual arts, performing arts, Music, Film, Theater, Communication Arts, Fine Arts $500 to $1,000 (or appropriate fee waivers for out-of-state) provides funding to students who exhibit special talent in the visual and performing arts or who are part of special designated educational cohort groups. These awards vary in value and are awarded through the different focus area. Out-of-state students will also receive appropriate level of out-of-state fee waivers (ranging from 25-100%) based on their academic credentials. Students wishing to be considered must complete the normal scholarship application process outlined above, but may also be required to submit supplementary information or submit to a performance-related tryout. All students must complete the application for admission to UNO and supply necessary test scores (ACT, SAT, and/or TOEFL), and supply transcripts as appropriate. No student will be offered a scholarship without at least unofficial documents on file. - All domestic undergraduate students should complete and submit the FAFSA before enrollment. Click on links under Undergraduate Scholarship Information for details. March 1  University of New Orleans, Office of Admissions, 103 Administration Building, 2000 Lakeshore Dr New Orleans, LA 70148, (504) 280-6595 or (800) 256-5UN or visit online (click on more information)
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Top 10% Scholarship Program (College for All Texans) General Up to $2,000; renewable The 80th Texas legislature created the Top 10 Percent Scholarship to encourage students who graduate in the top 10 percent of their high school class to attend a Texas public institution of higher education. Eligibility Requirements: Be a Texas resident, Demonstrate financial need (to be determined by the college or university financial aid office), Complete the FAFSA or TASFA (if applicable) and file by March 1, Complete Recommended or Distinguished Achievement HS curriculum, Rank in the top 10 percent (as of his/her 7th semester or 6th if the college uses that semester for admissions), Graduate from an accredited high school in Texas, Enroll fulltime in a Texas public 2-year or 4-year college or university. March 1  For more information, log on to our website: (click on more information), or call the Texas Financial Aid Information Center at 1-888-311-8881.
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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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UNC-Pembroke - various scholarships available General; special education Up to full tuition Varies; selections are based on academic record and involvement in extracurricular activities. All students must be admitted to the University and must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. it has been determined that the Merit Scholarship Application is no longer required for entering freshman. Decisions regarding Merit Scholarship awards will be based on admissions application date and superior scholastic achievement and potential. Where required, endowed scholarship applications are available online. Offers a merit scholarship specific to Native Americans as well as for the general population. Also a North Carolina Council of Epsilon Sigma Alpha scholarship for students studying to work with exceptional children. March 1  UNC Pembroke, Office of Financial Aid, PO Box 1510, Pembroke, NC 28372-1510, telephone (910) 521-6255 or email fa@uncp.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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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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University of North Texas - Emerald Eagle Scholars Program General; financial need Full tuition and fees; renewable To be eligible, To be eligible you must be a new entering freshman, be a Texas resident, be a member of a family whose adjusted gross income does not exceed $40,000, be eligible to receive a federal Pell grant through UNT, sign a statement of your commitment to this exceptional program, attend a UNT freshman orientation. If you think you qualify for the program, then you must complete the UNT Admissions Application through ApplyTexas. The priority deadline for the admissions application is March 1. You also need to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) before March 31. There is no additional application for the program, but all paperwork must be submitted to UNT Admissions and the Student Financial Aid and Scholarships office by March 31. Also need to make a commitment to be an active and successful full-time student, working towards a bachelor's degree in four years, hold a work study job, and other specific goal-oriented requirements. March 1 and FAFSA by March 31  Student Financial Aid and Scholarships, 1147 Union Circle - Eagle Student Services Center, Room 228, Denton, TX 76203, EmeraldEagleScholars@unt.edu, (940) 369-5251 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 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 Texas at Dallas Criminology Essay Contest Contest open to high school seniors graduating in June 2011 and Criminal Justice students at community colleges. The Prize: The winner of the contest will receive a cash prize of $1,000. If the winner is accepted into UT Dallas and enrolls in the Crimi­nology Program, the student will be awarded an additional $1,000 in scholarship support The Premise: Submit an original 750 word essay taking a realistic look at crime in your own neighbor­hood or local community. Address a specific crime problem in your area and describe an innovative, cost-effective means to reduce offenses. Be creative! Submissions must be post­marked by March 1, 2011.  Dr. John Worrall Program Director of Criminology UT Dallas 800 W. Campbell Road Mailstop GR 31 Richardson, TX 75080 The School of Economic , Political & Policy Sciences eppsrecruit@utdallas.edu For eligibilty guidelines and more information.  
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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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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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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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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Johnson & Wales University (JWU) - (various scholarships available) General; culinary arts, hospitality, restaurant, business, leadership $500 and up, some renewable JWU offers many different types of scholarships. Some you may apply for; some you may be automatically eligible for upon acceptance; and others you may be awarded based on established criteria. Each scholarship has set criteria that determines who may be eligible to receive it. In addition, website lists various other scholarships available from outside organizations. Visit website for more information. Unavailable  Admissions Office, Johnson & Wales University, 1701 NE 127th St., North Miami FL 33181, JWU in Charlotte at 801 West Trade Street, Charlotte, NC 28202, Johnson & Wales University · 8 Abbott Park Place, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, or Johnson & Wales University · 7150 Montview Boulevard, Denver, Colorado 80220 or call 1-800-DIAL-JWU or visit online (click on more information)
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TELACU Scholarship Program - several scholarships available General, Engineering, Science, The Arts, Business, Education Varies The Scholarship Program combines vital financial assistance with highly effective programs. The College Advisement and Leadership Program (CALP) is the key support system that ensures the academic success of Scholars through graduation and beyond. CALP provides skill-building seminars, counseling, peer mentoring and leadership development activities. Internships and mentoring relationships with corporate partners further equip and prepare our Scholars for their chosen careers. The Program annually supports 500 TELACU Scholars in underserved areas in California, Illinois, Texas and New York. Low-income, first-generation college students may be eligible to apply for one of the scholarships listed. More specific criteria are listed for each program. Some require attendance at a partnering college or university. Applications available in January. early March  5400 E Olympic Blvd, Third Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90022, 323.721.1655, f 323.724.337, dgarcia@TELACU.com, w or visit online (click on more information)
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The Weldon Hall Jr. Scholarship Fine Arts $5000 Portfolio of 8 to 12 works, 2-D, or 3-D, including at least 3 drawings. Work must be submitted as JPG's on CD or thumb -drive. do not submit actual works. Artist statement no longer than one typewritten page. Slef -addressed, stamped envelope for return of materials March 3, 2015  Weldon Hall Scholarship Department of Art Sam Houston State University Box 2089 Huntsville, TX 77340  
University of Central Arkansas - Foundation Scholarships General; Home Economics, foreign language education, band, family and consumer sciences, Interior Design, chemistry, art, voice, mathematics, education, science, music, piano, industrial education, education $3,000 to $12,000; renewable Many scholarships available from various sources including privately-funded, alumni association, Honors College. Each has different criteria, contact information, and scholarship application. See web address for brochure and contact information. Application required and is available after January 10. early March  UCA, Office of Admissions, 201 Donaghey Ave., Bernard Hall, Suite 103, Conway, AR 72035(501) 450-3128 or visit online (click on more information)
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Dana Michelle Pettaway Servant's Heart Scholarship Community based $2000 for college expenses GPA 2.75 Minimum documented 20 volunteers hours. March 9, 2015  Please download an application : www.dmpministries.org Must submit by mail: Dana Michelle Pettaway Ministries, Inc. Attn: Scholarship Selection Committee 40 Cypress Creek Parkway, #442 Houston, TX 77090-3530
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Money Week Houston Smart Kid Essay Contest 2011 General Two finalist will be selected and each student will win $2,500.00. In addition the two students will attend the Money Week Houston Kick-Off Reception the week of April 4, 2011. Candidates must: -Be a student in grades 6-12th in their school -Have knowledge of money management skills (decision-making realated to spending and saving, investing, use of credit, etc.) appropiate for their age and grade level. -Demonstrate how they practice good management skills in their daily lives. -Live in the Greater Houston Area -Be recommended by a teacher using the attatched form (Note: Official school sponsorship is not required.) -Have parent/guardian permission to apply and participate. -Write an essay (500 words or less) on the assigned topic. March 11, 2011  Money Week Houston 12 Greenway Plaza, Suite 1100 Houston, Texas 77046  
The Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Houston Application for Vocal Fine Arts Undetermined amount Sealed letters of recommendations from two professrs with at least one from a teacehr of voice on the faculty of your college or university Official transcript with a Cumulative "B" GPA Financial aid you expect to recieve (and need) for teh 2015-2016 school year. Resume of your vocal experience, including awards. Cassette tape or CD recording of one song 3 minutes or under in length. (Not a DVD) March 13, 2015  scholarships@hgns.org
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Arkansas Tech University - Foundation General Scholarships General; Education, Fine Arts, English, Literature, Mathematics, Chemistry, physics, pre-med, Engineering, Computer and Information Science $500 to $4,500; renewable Several scholarships available. The student is responsible for submitting the Foundation General Scholarship Application, and all documentation listed in the scholarship criteria to the Office of Development. The application and all required documentation must be received by the deadline (i.e., applicant letter, reference letters, etc.). Only one application and documentation is required for multiple Foundation General Scholarships. Documentation must include a letter from the applicant explaining the need for the scholarship, special family circumstances, and career goals. A letter of recommendation from an Arkansas Tech faculty, high school counselor or principal and a letter from your pastor, employer, or someone familiar with your work ethics and family situation. The applicant will be considered for all scholarships through the Office of Development where all the criteria requirements have been fulfilled. Application available online. March 15  Arkansas Tech University, Office of Development, 1509 N. Boulder Avenue ADM 209, Russellville, AR 72801-2222, 479-968-0400, development@atu.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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HOUSTON ASSOCIATION OF HISPANIC MEDIA PROFESSIONALS (HAHMP) Scholarship Print, photo, broadcast or online journalism, public relations $3,000 Eligilble students are high school seniors, college undergraduates and first-year graduate students who are pursuing careers as print, photo, broadcast or online journalists or in public relations. Students must plan to attend, full-time for the entire academic year, a community college or university that is within the US or Puerto Rico. Applicants must reside in the Greater Houston Area. APPLICATION MAY NOT BE SUBMITTED ELECTRONICALLY. ONLY COMPLETED APPLICATIONS MAILED IN ONE PACKAGE INCLUDING SUPPORTING MATERIALS WILL BE CONSIDERED. Application package must include application, parents' income information, transcripts, 2 recommendation letters, resume and autbiographical essay. March 15, 2011  HAHMP Scholarship Committee, Attention: Frida Villalobos, 1010 Waugh, Houston TX 77009, fvillalobos@hawc.org or visit online (click for more information)
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Imperial Guard Alumnae of Waltrip Senior High School Scholarship General $1,000 Eligibility: 1. Any Waltrip High School senior planning to attend college/vocational school in the fall. 2. Anyone planning to attend or continue college/vocational school in the fall that has been recommended by an Imperial Guard Alumnae member. 3. Any Imperial Guard Alumnae planning to attend or continue college/vocational school in the fall. PACKET COMPLETION: To complete the packet, please have the following sent in the same envelope: 1. Application form 2. Essay 3. Recommendation(s) 4. Signed Release 5. Photograph March 15, 2014  Imperial Guard Alumnae c/o Cindy Reibenstein 10311 Wagon Trail Rd. Houston, Texas 77064 RCReibenstein@aol.com Imperial Guard Alumnae c/o Cindy Reibenstein 10311 Wagon Trail Rd. Houston, Texas 77064
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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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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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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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North Houston Frontiers Club, Inc. General $4,000 Scholarships will be awarded to few of the many deserving Houston area high school graduating minority seniors who will be enrolled as full time freshmen in an accredited four-year institution. You must submit an essay, high school transcript and completed application form. March 15, 2011  North Houston Frontiers Club, Inc. 15814 Champion Forest Dr. #116 Spring, Texas 77379 Attention: Scholarship Committee Scholarship application is available online.
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The Woman's Club of Houston Scholarship Education $1,500; not renewable For students attending University of Houston or University of Houston - Downtown. Eligibility is as follows: Scholarship recipients will be chosen with no regard to age or sex, but must be a Houston Area high school graduate. The recipient will demonstrate an interest in contributing to the community through participation in community service activities. Scholarship applicant must be a certified junior or senior student seeking an undergraduate degree in the field of education. Scholarship recipient must enroll for a minimum of 12 credit hours each semester of award. Scholarship applicant must have and maintain a 3.0 grade point average. Scholarship applicant must be a United States citizen or permanent resident. March 15  Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid, University of Houston, 31 E Cullen Building, Houston, TX 77204-2010--Attention: Scholarships-Woman's Club. Scholarships Phone: (713) 743-905, Fax: (713)743-9098 or visit online (click on more information)
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United Daughters of the Confederacy-Texas Division -several scholarships available General $500 to $1,000 Several scholarships available; some for specific TX universities while others can be used at any TX college or university. Applicants must be lineal or collateral descendants of a worthy Confederate. An applicant who is a collateral descendant must be a member of the UDC or CofC. The President and Second Vice President of the sponsoring UDC Chapter must sign the application. Applicants must make application on the Texas Division official scholarship form. Final approval of an application shall be made by the Texas Division Second Vice President (Chairman of Education). The applicant must submit all requested information. Applicants must use full names (no nicknames). See website or local chapter for more information. March 15  Educational Committee Chairman, Jamie Davis, 1121 Colonial St., Bellaire, TX 77401-2303, 713-667-3926 jamieretired@sbcglobal.net or visit online (click on more information).
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VIP Women in Technology Scholarship (WITS) Program Information technology or related field, women Up to $2,500 The goal of the WITS program is to support women who are enrolled at, or are accepted into, either a two or four year college or university within the US for the next school year. These women must have a career plan in information technology or a related field. Additional evaluation criteria for the program include: GPA requirements, response to an essay question, and involvement in community service and/or extra curricular activities. Please see the website for online application; updated in December for the next year. April 1  Corporate Headquarters-Sacramento Region, 80 Iron Point Circle, Suite 100, Folsom, CA 95630, (916) 985-9625, (916) 985-9632 fax, WITS@vipconsulting.com or Houston, 10370 Richmond Ave., Suite 450, Houston, TX 77042, (713) 980-7600 or visit online (click on more information)
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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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Society of Women Engineers (SWE)- various scholarships available Engineering-various, Computer Science or Engineering $1,000 - $5,000; 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 December. March 16, 2011  email Shyann Roy at VP_outreach@swehouston.org Society of Women Engineers - Houston Area Section
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GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program General Through the generous support of GE, this national program rewards up to 20 students a year with a renewable scholarship of $10,000 annually (potentially up to $40,000 per recipient). GE-Reagan Foundation Scholar candidates must: -Demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship at school, at home, at the workplace, and within the community -Be nominated by an eligible community leader, such as a high school principal, elected official or executive director of a nonprofit organization -Be recommended by an authority figure, such as a student activity advisor, community service coordinator, coach, employer, teacher, counselor, or religious leader -Demonstrate strong academic performance (3.0 or greater GPA or equivalent) -Demonstrate financial need -Be a citizen of the United States of America -Graduate from high school in Winter 2010 or Spring 2011 -Use scholarship funds for student tuition, room, and board while pursuing a bachelor's degree at an accredited U.S. college or university in Fall 2011. March 18, 2011 
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HoustonWorks USA Scholarhip Program 2011 General You need: -Completed and signed scholarship application packet -Essay (please see requirements) -Current transcripts that include cumulative GPA -Letters of recommendation No later than 12:00pm NOON on Friday, March 18, 2011  Scholarship Program HoustonWorks USA 2118 Smith Street Houston, Texas 77002  
Ozanam academoc scholarship for St.Johns University General scholarship for academic for St.Johns University $5,000 Have a ranking of top 10% of graduating class. Unavailable  Admission Office St. Johns Unversity New York  
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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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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Abilene Christian University Music Scholarships Music See website for Music Scholarship Vocalist and Instrumentalist. Audition and apply. March 28th   acu/edu/music 325-674-2199 music@acu.edu
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Don't Mess with Texas General ONE $3,000 and TWO $1,000 scholarships Students who have found innovative and sustainable ways to reduce litter in your community. March 28, 2011  For the application, mailing address, or further details, visit www.DontMessWithTexas.org/scholarship.
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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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Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship Academic $500 Submit an answer to the essay questionon the application GPA 2.5 March 30, 2015  http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9919/odenza_marketing_group_scholarship_scholarship.php
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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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Gamma Sigma Charitable and Educational Foundation General Amount not specified. Each year the Foundation awards scholarship totaling more than $5,000.00 No single factor will be responsible for an applicant receiving a scholarship and /or grant. Factors, which are considered, include: academic performance (transcripts), letter of recommendation, professional activities, extracurricular activities, community involvement, written statements, neatness, and care in completing the application and , many cases, financial need. March 31, 2011  Gamma Sigma Charitable and Educational Foundation c/o Scholarship/Grant Committee P.O. Box 96265 Houston, Texas 77213 Questions regarding the Gamma Sigma Charitable and Educational Foundation Scholarships and/or grants may be directed to: Daisy Hall at drh221@yahoo.com  
Houston Asset Management Charitable Foundation Academic $10000 To be eligible to apply for the Houston Asset Management Charitable Foundation Scholarship, you must meet the below criteria:  High School Senior (Grade 12) graduating from high school this academic year.  Planning to enroll full-time in a bachelor’s degree program at an accredited higher education institution in the fall directly after your graduation from high school. This institution must be able to receive the scholarship directly from the Charitable Foundation on your behalf.  Pursuing a major in a business field such as economics, finance, investments, accounting, financial planning, management, human resources or marketing. How to Apply The application window opens January 2nd. We must receive your full application packet by March 31st . Your packet must contain the items below:  Scholarship Application with Career objectives  High School Transcript containing some of your 12th Grade year information  College Entrance Exam Scores (ACT or SAT)  Resume  Essay on the topic:What are the most important tools, qualities, or beliefs for financial success? The essay must be a minimum of one page single-spaced to a maximum of two pages single-spaced. Please return all required materials to the following: Houston Asset Management, Inc. Attn: Scholarship Committee 1800 West Loop South, Suite 1980 Houston, Texas 77027 March 31st  Please pick up an application from Ms. Morrow.  
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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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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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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SP $10,000 Scholarship Academic $10,000 Legal resident of US Planning to attend college March 31, 2015  http://www/studentscholarships.org/SP_Scholarship_Program. php
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Tennessee State University - Several Academic Scholarships General; Education, also athletic and departmental; women Up to full tuition, room and board Student must be a high school graduate with a 3.0 GPA/4.0 or higher, ACT score of 21 or Equivalent SAT score of 980 (Verbal and Math Only), and completion of 14 Tennessee Board of Regents high school units. If awarded, student must maintain a grade point average of 3.0 or higher based on continuous full-time enrollment (12 or more hours of college level courses excluding developmental courses) for a maximum of 8 semesters. Scholarships will be awarded as applications are received. Also, provides scholarships which cover full maintenance fees plus room and board to Black Tennessee high school graduates who have a minimum ACT of 21 or equivalent SAT and a 3.0 GPA on a 4 point scale; preference may be given to students with the highest GPA or test score. The award may be renewed if the student maintains a GPA of 3.0 or above. For departmental scholarships, contact the department directly. March 31  Tennessee State University, 3500 John A Merritt Blvd, Nashville, TN 37209, (615) 963-5000, Office of Financial Aid Campus Post Office Box 9615, Office of Admissions - Admissions, Phone (615) 963-5101, toll- free 1-888-463-6878, Tiffany Baker at tbaker02@tnstate.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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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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University of North Texas - Multicultural Scholastic Award Program (MSA) General; diverse background $1,000; renewable MSA is a scholarship and student retention initiative targeting academically talented students from diverse backgrounds. All students are encouraged to apply. The MSA Program offers scholarships for incoming freshmen, current UNT students, incoming transfer students, masters and doctoral students. Freshman must have a score of at least 1000 on the SAT1 (Critical Reading + Math) or 21 on the ACT, preferably should be in the top quarter of their class, and interested in community service. Each application must be submitted in its entirety (including application, recommendations, transcript, test scores and essay). Incomplete application packets will not be accepted. March 31  MSA Program, University of North Texas, Outreach and Community Involvement, 1155 Union Circle #310649, Denton, TX 76203‐5017 (940) 369-7391 or (940) 369-7806, Fax: (940) 369-8681or 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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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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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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Sallie Mae Fund - various scholarships available for those with financial need General; minorities, transfer students $1,000 to $5,000 Varies; Open to US citizens able to demonstrate unmet financial need of more than $1,000 after financial aid award package has been determined; have adjusted gross income of $30,000 or less; have a cumulative GPA between 2.5 and 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) or the equivalent. Also, some specifically for minority students and community college transfer students. Applications and information updated in January. Varies  The Sallie Mae Fund, 12061 Bluemont Way, Reston, VA 20190 or visit online (click on more information)
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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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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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CampusRN Nursing Scholarship Nursing $2,500 This nationwide scholarship program is the most comprehensive of its kind for nursing programs and nursing students because it features scholarship winners from six different regions across the country in which CampusRN has launched state edition sites. CampusRN will award six scholarships to a needy and deserving nursing student in each region. Students must attend an institution registered with CampusRN, and complete the online application and essay. List of registered institutions is online. April 1  If you have any questions, feel free to contact: scholarships@campusrn.com or visit online (click on more information).
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Champion Energy Services- Champion Scholars Academic Scholarship 1st place -$5000 2nd place-$3000 3rd place- $2000 Essay 3.0 GPA Plan to attend two or four year college. Resident of Texas. April 1, 2015  Ms. Morrow for an application.  
CHS Foundation Scholarships Academic $1000 High School senior Pursue agricultural degree in the US STEM wih interest in agriculture April 1, 2015  http:www.studentscholarships.org.scholarship/10936/chs_foundation_scholarships_scholarship
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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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Craig Johnson Family Texas Vegetation Management Association (TVMA) Scholarship General, vegetation management, agriculture, botany $2,000, + one-year membership to TVMA At the time of application the applicant must be enrolled in or accepted to an accredited Texas College or University. Criteria for award include diversity and difficulty of course work taken, grade point average, significant honors, awards and achievements, and membership to honor societies, demonstrated leadership, involvement in extracurricular activities, and evidence of good personal traits such as character, ethics, dependability, innovation and a strong work ethic. A particular emphasis will be placed on communication skills. Applicant must be either a member or family member of a TVMA member, OR the applicant must have officially declared his/her major field of study to be in the field of or directly related to vegetation management. The completed application form, accompanied with a current official transcript, brief resume that addresses the selection criteria, 3 one-page letters of reference and a personal photograph must be submitted. April 1  Layne Fields, TVMA Scholarship Chair, 107 Prairie Lane, Weatherford, TX 76087, Phone: 214-505-3147, Email: chemweed1@yahoo.com 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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Maritime Transportation Scholarship (Texas Southern University In Partnership with the Port of Houston Authority) Maritime Transportation Management and Security, Transportation Studies Up to $8,000 per year; renewable To be eligible for this scholarship, an applicant must be a resident of Harris County (Texas), have a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 GPA Scale, Must be admitted to TSU as either freshman, sophomore, or junior (transfer student), must select Maritime Transportation Management and Security as major, maintain not less than 3.0 cumulative GPA each semester during the duration of the scholarship, submit completed application form to the Department of Transportation Studies, submit two (2) letters of recommendation (one must be from teacher/professor, counselor or principal), Must submit a one (1) page essay addressing the essay topic listed on the application. Check back on website under Undergraduate Program for scholarship application to be updated around February 1. April 2  TSU - Department of Transportation Studies, 3100 Cleburne, Temporary Trailer #13 or #16, Houston, T X 77004, Program Coordinator Ms. Ursurla Williams, 713.313.4394, williamsua@tsu.edu
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Peter Pasula Scholarships Academic $500 Attending college in the fall of 2015. Answer the essay question on the website application form. April 1, 2015  http:www.mortgagebrokerscoquitiam.com
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Phi Delta Kappa International- Houston Area Chapter #1025 (Prospective Educator Scholarship) Education Majors $500 Award Criteria: -Applicant must be a high school senior or currently attending a university. -Applicant must complete the 2011 scholarship application; include a current official transcript showing GPA and class ranking. -Application should be typed or printed clearly using BLACK ink. -A degree in the field of education is clearly being pursued or expected to be pursued. -The personal statement should be 200 words or less. Why is the scholarship desired? -Include a 200-400 word essay about a current issue in education. -Two letters of recommendation from administrators or teachers are required and must be submitted with the app Applications must be postmarked no later than April 1, 2011.  Ann Petrillo 713-299-6659 ann.petrillo@hccs.edu
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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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The Houston Junior Forum College Scholarship Program General Scholarships are in the amount of $2,000 per year. The Houston Junior Forum awards college scholarships to high school seniors who have attended the Community House Preschool. Applications must be received by April 1, 2011.   For more information on the scholarship program, please call 713-868-1850. You may also inquire by mail at: HJF College Scholarship Program P.O. Box 7941 Houston, TX 77470
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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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Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults (several scholarships available) General; Nursing $2,500 Must be a young adult cancer survivor or have a parent with cancer or have lost a parent to cancer. Not for those with childhood cancer; must have been diagnosed/ rediagnosed AFTER age 15. These competitive scholarships are awarded to the most qualified applicants who best demonstrate: dedication to community service, commitment to educational and professional goals, use of their cancer experience to impact the lives of other young adults affected by cancer, medical hardship, and financial need. Application and essay required, and community service after winning award required. Updated applications available in December. April 1  The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults, 4725 Dorsey Hall Drive, Suite A505, Ellicott City, MD 21042, 1-888-393-FUND, ext. 106 or e-mail Shelby Orndoff, Scholarship Coordinator shelby@ulmanfund.org or visit online (click on more information).
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UNC-Wilmington - various scholarships available General; business, education, nursing, political science, international relations, history Up to full tuition Varies; selections are based on GPA, SAT or ACT, academic promise, financial need, participation in community service and other specific criteria including ethnic background, major, residency. All require a FAFSA. Many require separate application, and an essay. Departmental scholarships also available. See website for information. Applications become available on website in November. March 1 (FAFSA), April 1  UNCW, 601 South College Road, Wilmington, NC 28403-5904, telephone (910) 962-3177 or email finaid@uncw.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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Union Power Cooperative College Scholarships General $1,000 Three scholarships will be awarded to outstanding high school seniors planning to attend a 4-year North Carolina-accredited college or university. Students will be chosen from Union Power's 5-county service area in NC, including Union, Stanly, Cabarrus, Mecklenburg and Rowan Counties, and must live in a home served by Union Power Cooperative. Applications are awarded based on 40% financial need, 30% scholastic achievement, and 30% extracurricular activities. Application available online. First Friday in April  Union Power Cooperative's Scholarship Program, Post Office Box 5014, Monroe, North Carolina 28111-5014, 704-289-3145, ext. 3265 or visit online (click for 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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University of St. Thomas - Catholic Parish Scholarship Program General Up to $20,000; renewable The University of St. Thomas and participating Parishes of the Galveston-Houston Diocese jointly sponsor the Parish Scholarship Program, which provides scholarships to students who attend the University of St. Thomas. Eligible students may be freshmen, continuing UST students or transfer students who maintain a minimum of 3.0 GPA, enroll for a full time load each semester and meet all other University scholarship guidelines, up to a maximum of 126 credits. Students must be members of a participating Parish & must complete the application process. Catholics from out of state are also eligible for scholarship funds. April  University of St. Thomas, 3800 Montrose, Houston, Texas 77006-4626, Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid at 713/525-2170, or visit online (click on more information)
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University of St. Thomas - Out of State Catholicity Scholarship General; financial need Unavailable The University of St. Thomas offers the Out of State Catholicity Scholarship to students who are members of Catholic Parishes outside of the state of Texas and are in need of financial aid. Eligible students may be freshmen, continuing UST students or transfer students who maintain a minimum of 3.0 GPA, enroll for a full time load each semester and meet all other University scholarship guidelines, up to a maximum of 126 credits. Students will be required to submit proof of Parish membership. Students who would like information on participating in the program should contact their Admissions Counselor during the time of application to UST. April  University of St. Thomas, 3800 Montrose, Houston, Texas 77006-4626, Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid at 713/525-2170, or visit online (click on more information)
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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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American Indian Education Foundation (AIEF) General; Native American or Alaska Native up to $2,000; renewable Open to graduating high school seniors who are of Native American or Alaska Native descent and plan to attend an accredited two- or four-year college/university or technical/vocational school full time. Must have and maintain a GPA of at least 2.0. Current year application will be on website after January 1; applications submitted before March 1 earn bonus points. April 4  American Indian Education Foundation, 2401 Eglin Street, Rapid City, South Dakota 57703 Telephone (866) 866-8642 or email mlee@nrc1.org or visit online (click on more information)
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Ozarka “Every Drop Counts” Scholarship Program This scholarship is intended for students pursuing degrees at a four-year college or university in the field of earth/environmental science. Examples of Earth/Environmental Sciences degrees are, but not limited to: Geology, Hydrogeology, Environmental Sci For 10 years the Ozarka “Every Drop Counts” Scholarship Program has awarded two students in the state of Texas a $10,000 scholarship each. To be eligible for consideration, each “Every Drop Counts” Earth Science Scholarship candidate must submit a: 1. Completed application 2. Complete high school transcript (and/or college transcript if applicable) 3. Completed essay 4. Signed „General Rules & Guidelines‟ document ALSO: Selection Criteria Candidates for the “Every Drop Counts” Earth Science scholarship must, through a combination of the completed application and the required supporting documentation, demonstrate to the satisfaction of the scholarship committee that they: 1. Are a United States citizen and a Texas resident at the time of application 2. Have a 3.0 or above grade point average (G.P.A.) 3. Are currently pursuing or have plans to pursue higher education in the Earth/Environmental Sciences at an accredited four-year college or university 4. Are not employees or related to employees of Nestle Waters North America or Ozarka Natural Spring Water Friday April 8, 2011  Ozarka Natural Spring Water “Every Drop Counts” Earth Science Scholarship Fund Attn: David Feckley/Catherine Herter 3265 FM 2869 Hawkins, TX 75765 Questions? Please email the Scholarship Committee at: everydropcountsfund@gmail.com
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The American Association of University Women - West Harris County Branch - THE THEODORE E. BAKER AND WILLIAM G. TELFER SCHOLARSHIP Math or science; women $500 to $1,000; not renewable Applicant Requirements: Must meet ALL of the following requirements: Female high school senior interested in the field of math or science with at least an 1100 in the reading and math portions of the SAT. Enrolled as regular student in Alief, Houston, or Spring Branch ISD. Applying to a four year college or university. If you have received a university scholarship that covers, tuition, books, room and board you are not eligible for this scholarship. April 10  See your guidance counselor or contact AAUW WHC, Attn: Pat Dach, P.O. Box 821125, Houston, TX 77282-1125, 713-849-2679, dachmp@hal-pc.org or visit online (click for more information)
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The American Association of University Women - West Harris County Branch - THE THEODORE E. BAKER AND WILLIAM G. TELFER SCHOLARSHIP math or science; women $500 to $1,000; not renewable Applicant Requirements: Must meet ALL of the following requirements: Female high school senior interested in the field of math or science with at least an 1100 in the reading and math portions of the SAT. Enrolled as regular student in Alief, Houston, or Spring Branch ISD. Applying to a four year college or university. If you have received a university scholarship that covers, tuition, books, room and board you are not eligible for this scholarship. April 10  See your guidance counselor or contact AAUW WHC, Attn: Pat Dach, P.O. Box 821125, Houston, TX 77282-1125, 713-849-2679, dachmp@hal-pc.org or visit online (click on more information)
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Asian Chamber of Commerce Scholarship General The Asian Chamber of Commerce will award TEN - $1000 student scholarships to deserving and academically oriented graduating High School Seniors in the Houston metro area. * Graduating Senior of Asian descent * Academics (GPA > 3.0, high school transcript) * Must attend an accredited institution of higher learning located in the state of Texas * Essay (typed, 200-300 words) * Community service and/or employment * School activities (clubs, sports) April 15, 2011  Yuki Rogers President, Asian Chamber of Commerce 6833 W. Sam Houston Parkway, Suite 206 Houston TX 77072 713-782-7222, 713-782-8676 Fax yuki@asianchamber-hou.org or Nghi T. Ho Royal Oaks Financial Group 13111 Westheimer Suite 105 Houston TX 77077 281-589-2200 nghiho2@gmail.com
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SIGMA GAMMA RHO SORORITY, INCORPORATED GAMMA SIGMA CHAPTER 2011 Scholarship General Each applicant must submit along with the application the following items: 1.Recent photograph – Wallet size. Attach to top right corner of Page 1 of the Application. 2.A sealed copy of high school transcript of grades, inclusive of Rank, GPA on a 4.0 scale, number in class, quartile. 3.Three (3) sealed Letters of Recommendation (Teacher, Principal or Counselor and a Community Leader) 4.Essay: “Why I Want a College Education.” This essay should also include your biographical sketch, short/long term goals and a statement as to why you would like to receive this scholarship. The essay may be up to, but not more than, two 8-1/2" x 11" pages, one-sided, typewritten, and double-spaced. Please include your name, address and phone number in the upper left-hand corner of each page. See Ms. Campble for an application. Friday, April 15, 2011  Mrs. Daryl Lott (832)368-7978 email: dlott83827@sbcglobal.net or Ms. Carolyn B. Williams , President (832)439-5527 carolyn5144@att.net  
Texas Southern University - President's Leadership Scholarship General; community service Unavailable Application Requirements: Scholarship application (available online), Two letters of recommendation, 500-word essay on their experience as a leader. Award Criteria: Available to U.S. and international undergraduate students only, Awarded based on academics and community service, Must have 2.5 GPA in high school, Score of 16 on ACT or 800 on SAT, Graduate within the Top 25% of high school class. To maintain the award at TSU: Required participation as University Student Ambassador at major university events (Fall Convocation, Charter Day, Honors Convocation, dignitary visits, etc.), Write annual letter to their individual donor, Attend Annual Scholarship reception, Maintain 2.5 GPA. Application, recommendation forms and essay required and available online. April 15  University Scholarship Committee, Texas Southern University, 3100 Cleburne Street, Houston, TX 77004, (713) 313 - 7104, email: Oliver_jj@tsu.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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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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Academic scholarship for GPA for St.Johns University General scholarship for St.Johns University $32,000 GPA had to be in the top 5% of graduating class. Unavailable  Admissions Office for St.Johns University New York  
Southern Region Foundation 2015 Otto Grove Scholarship Academic $3000 Major in Architecture or engineering Present evidence of acceptance to college Submit an application, essay and letters of recommendations. April 24, 2015  www.cefpi.org
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Tagore Society of Houston (TSH), 2011 Essay Contest for Texas HS Seniors General Three awards: one $1000 best submission and two $500 runner up awards Essay topic submission dowloaded from www.tagoresociety.org. Essays submissions will be online through the website. Eligibility: High school seniors with good standing; Relatives of Tagore Society of Houston Excecutive body and Advisors are NOT eligible;Scholarships are conditional upon the full-time enrollement of the winner in an accredited US college or university. midnight April 24, 2011  www.tagoresociety.org
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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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Dr. Alma S. Adams Scholarship (from Legacy for Longer Healthier Lives) public health, communications, social work, education, liberal arts, service $5,000 Scholarship Application form may be obtained by visiting the Legacy website. Applicants must submit documentation of financial need for scholarship funds. Full-time students pursuing a course of study in public health, communications, social work, education, liberal arts or a related field will be considered eligible. Applicants must have a Grade Point Average of at least a 3.0 (B average) for the most recent academic year. Applicants must provide evidence of service to a community in an economically or socially disadvantaged setting. Involvement in volunteer activities such as outreach, peer counseling to prevent the use of tobacco, drugs or alcohol, or other efforts of benefit to a local community. The purpose is to reduce tobacco use among what the American Legacy Foundation calls "Priority Populations." Priority populations are those populations who are disproportionately targeted by the tobacco industry, or who often lack the tools and resources to combat smoking in their communities. Awards will be granted on a competitive basis for the following: a) a record of commitment to community service on behalf of a disadvantaged community; and b) the best use of visual arts, media, creative writing or other creative endeavor to convey culturally appropriate health messages. The website is updated in January each year to include the new application and information. April 30  Adams Scholarship Fund Legacy, Attention: Linda R. Williams, 1724 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20036, e-mail: adamsscholarship@legacyforhealth.org, Telephone (202) 454-5920/Fax (202) 454-5775 or visit online (click on more information)
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Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes General; service work; leadership $2,500 Open to young people up to 18 years old who have shown extraordinary leadership in making our world better. Must be someone who helps people, protects the environment, works to halt violence, or leads other important service work, in the 12 months before nomination. Must be US citizen or legal resident. Must be nominated by an adult who is familiar with the young person's service activity and not a relative. Nomination forms available online. April 30  The Barron Prize, 545 Pearl Street, Boulder CO 80302 or email Barbara Ann Richman at ba_richman@barronprize.org or visit website (click on more information)
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Japanese American Veterans Association 4th Annual Memorial Awards Program General The Japanese American Veterans Association is awarding eight $l,500 scholarships for their 4th annual memorial awards program. To be eligible applicants MUST: •Be a graduating high school senior •Be related lineally to a person who served in the U.S. Army’s 442nd Regimental Combat Team, the l00th Battalion, and associated units, during the Second World War, the MIS, or a Japanese American who has served, or is serving, in our nation’s armed services. Those related to a regular member of JAVA may also apply. (JAVA has found heretofore that most applicants are grandchildren of qualified veterans) •Have application be accompanied by a copy of a letter from an accredited college, university, or some other institution that provides post-high school education or training, that the entrant has been admitted to begin his post-high school studies this year. •Submit an essay of 500 words or less on the subject: “What winning a JAVA scholarship award will mean to me.” •Include a photo of themselves with the materials submitted. (Applications may be supplemented with recommendations and information about the entrant’s extracurricular activities; the submission of such materials is not required) The deadline for the receipt of completed applications is Saturday, April 30, 2011   CONTACT: Terry Shima 301-987-6746; ttshima@comcast.net
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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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Andre Sobel River of Life Foundation - Andre Sobel Essay Award General; survivors of a catastrophic illness up to $5,000 The purpose of this competition is to honor the young survivors of a catastrophic illness, ages 12 to 21. If you consider yourself to be a survivor, we celebrate with you and look forward to your submission. Submit an essay on a topic to be provided. Create your entry keeping in mind that you are talking to your peers. We encourage you to be honest and personal about your thoughts. This is the time for you to say what you may have felt unable to share before. What you have lived through and learned could prove invaluable to a new patient somewhere whose experience is likely very similar to yours. Essay should express you, and can be written using many formats. Check website for information; available after January 1. April  Andre Sobel River of Life Foundation, Andre Sobel Award Submission, 8899 Beverly Blvd., Suite 111 Los Angeles, CA 90048, courtney@andreriveroflife.org, 310-2776-7111 or visit online (click on more information)
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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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¡Adelante! U.S. Education Leadership Fund General; Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science or Bio-Chemistry, International Business, General Business, Economics, Finance, Accounting, Marketing, Public Relations, General Communications, or Sales $1,500 to $3,000 Several scholarships available for students of Hispanic descent OR who plans to attend an accredited college or university in San Antonio TX or Chicago, IL. Some scholarships for college freshmen; others for upperclassmen. All winners must participate in Adelante’s Annual Leadership Institute. Most require a 2.5 or 3.0 GPA and for applicant to be a citizen or permanent resident. The scholarship information on the website will be updated in October or November for this year. May  ¡Adelante! U.S. Education Leadership Fund, 8415 Datapoint Drive, Ste. 400, San Antonio, Texas 78229, Phone: (210) 692-1971, Toll Free: 877-692-1971, Fax: (210) 692-1951, info@adelantefund.org or visit online (click on more information)
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Advancing Hispanic Excellence in Technology, Engineering, Math and Science (AHETEMS) Foundation General Scholarships Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics or a related field $1,000 to $3,000 Merit-based and need-based general scholarships are awarded, to qualified high school graduating seniors, undergraduate students, and graduate students who demonstrate both significant motivation and aptitude for a career in science, technology, engineering or mathematics. ELIGIBILITY: Hispanic-descent (U.S. citizenship is not required), be accepted into or attending an accredited 2-year or 4-year college or university in the United States or Puerto Rico, be enrolled full-time (12 hrs undergraduate, 9 hrs graduate) during the academic year. High school graduating seniors must be graduating from an accredited U.S. high school with a diploma. Minimum GPA: 3.00 on a 4.0 for high school seniors and undergraduates; 3.25 on a 4.0 scale for graduate students. Be pursuing your first bachelors, masters or doctoral degree. The application period will open in January. May 1  AHETEMS, Inc., c/o: 2012-2013 Scholarship Program, University of Texas at Arlington, Box 19019 416 Yates Street, Room 609, Arlington, TX 76019-0019 or visit online (click on more information)
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American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation Scholarship - AH&LEF Incoming Freshman Scholarship Hospitality, Hospitality Management, Hotel Management Up to $2,000 Open to graduating high school seniors planning to pursue a career in hospitality. Various scholarships are available and requirements vary; some require a nomination from your school, and some are self-nominated. Applications will be available after January 1. May 1  American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation, 1201 New York Ave., NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC, 20005-3931, telephone (202) 289-3100 or email chammond@ahlef.org
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Archie McDonald Scholarship from the East Texas Historical Association - NOT AVAILABLE FOR 2012. Elementary Education, History Education, Social Studies Education Unavailable This scholarship is based on/considers: Financial Need, Academic Achievement, Recommendations and/or References. For student studying: Elementary Education, History Education, Social Studies Education, who is a current student or plans to attend any East Texas University, and is a Texas resident. Mail to address below for information: please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope (SASE) with requests for information. Before May  East Texas Historical Association, P. O. Box 6223 SFA Station, Nacogdoches, TX 75962-6223, Phone: (936) 468-2407, FAX: (936) 468-2466, Scott Sosebee, Associate Director and Editor, East Texas Historical Journal, sosebeem@sfasu.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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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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Charley Wootan Grant Program (Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Program) General $1,000 to $4,400 The Charley Wootan Grant Program is open to students who: At the time of application, are U.S. citizens or permanent U.S. residents of the U.S. or any of the U.S. territories and commonwealths; are high school seniors or graduates (including GED recipients) who plan to enroll or are students who are already enrolled at least half-time in an undergraduate course of study for the fall term at an approved two­ or four-year college or university or vocational-technical school, and demonstrate financial need; and are eligible to receive Title IV (federal financial aid) funding. Application packets are required to include: a complete and signed application, and a copy of student’s most recent cumulative college transcript, or, a copy of their college acceptance letter, and a copy of the Student Aid Report (SAR) or Institutional Student Information Record (ISIR). You must submit one of the following: Complete SAR Print Summary from the FAFSA web site, or Student copy of the complete SAR, or School’s complete ISIR. Only the first 5,000 submitted applications will be considered; 1/2 from the state of Texas. Look for information to be updated and the application period to be open early in the new year. May  Email to Wootan@scholarshipamerica.org or call Scholarship Management Services, toll-free, (800) 537-4180. Please ask for the TG Charley Wootan Grant Program Manager or visit online (click on more information)
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Donate 4 Life Scholarship (Immediate Relative of Organ Donor) General Final scholarship award amount to be determined, but will be no less than $1000. The applicant MUST be: •The immediate relative (father, mother, sister or brother) of an organ donor. •A graduating senior of an accredited high school or a returning college student. Applicant MUST: •Complete an application form. •Provide an official high school/college transcript from the previous two years. •Submit two letters of recommendation from a community member not related. •Submit a minimum 500 word essay on "How organ donation has impacted my life." •Submit the application form, official transcripts and recommendation letters to the Donate 4 Life Scholarship Fund, no later than May 1st, 2011 May 1st, 2011  Send Applications to: Donate 4 Life 1811 Field Briar Dr. Katy, TX 77450 For more information contact Sheree Jones at (281) 796-5280 or shereejones@donate4life.com  
Donate 4 Life Scholarship (Organ Transplant Recipient) General Final scholarship award amount to be determined, but will be no less than $1000. Applicant MUST be: •An organ transplant recipient. •A graduating senior of an accredited high school or a returning college student. Applicant MUST: •Complete an application form. •Provide an official high school/college transcript from the previous two years. •Submit two letters of recommendation from a community member not related. •Submit a minimum 500 word essay on "How organ donation has impacted my life." •Submit the application form, official transcripts and recommendation letters to the Donate 4 Life Scholarship Fund, no later than May 1st, 2011. May 1st, 2011  Send Applications to: Donate 4 Life 1811 Field Briar Dr. Katy, TX 77450 For more information, contact Sheree Jones at (281) 796-5280 or shereejones@donate4life.com  
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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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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NATIONAL BLACK POLICE ASSOCIATION - ALPHONSO DEAL SCHOLARSHIP AWARD law enforcement, Criminal Justice The National Black Police Association is seeking to enhance higher education opportunities among qualified high school graduates, to enable a student (male or female) the opportunity to have higher educational training in the academics of law enforcement, or other related areas, for the betterment of the Criminal Justice system. Rules: Applicant must be a senior in high school, a US Citizen, of good character. Applicant must submit a recommendation from his/her principal, counselor, or teacher and a current high school transcript and picture with the application. Applicant is permitted to attend a two year college or university of their choice. Applicant must have a letter of acceptance to a college or university with applicant prior to date of award. Application can be downloaded from the website - check back for current year's application. May  NBPA Scholarship Award, 30 Kennedy Street-N.W., Suite 101, Washington, D.C. 20011, nbpanatofc@blackpolice.org, (202) 986-2070 or visit online (click on more information)
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The University of Arizona - several scholarships available Varies Varies Many scholarships available to out-of-state-residents as well as in-state residents. Eligibility varies from academic excellence and leadership to specific gender, ethnicity, planned course of study, etc. Visit website for criteria and scholarships available. Admitted by May 1  UA Office of Student Financial Aid, PO Box 210066, Tucson, Arizona 85721-0066, 520.621.1858 Fax number 520.621.9473, askaid@email.arizona.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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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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Association of Hispanic School Administrators (AHSA) Major in Education $2000 Personal Statement: Type a one or two-page personal statement giving a brief history of your background, achievements, financial need, school activities, unusual circumstances, career goal including reason for entering the teaching professional and any other information relevant to this application. Transcripts: A transcript of your high school grades (grades 9-12) must be sent with application. Recommendation from a teacher, counselor, assistant principal or school principal. May 2, 2014  Maggie Strickland 9474 Coast Bridge Street Houston, TX 77075
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Houston Community College System- Various Scholarships available Various, General, Science Technologies, Manufacturing, Construction Trades, Information Technologies, Fine Arts, radiography, Agricultural science, choir, voice, performing arts, health sciences, accounting, photography, nursing, drafting, design eng. Unavailable A wide variety of scholarships are available to Houston Community College students through the HCC Foundation. All scholarships require that the student be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours at HCC; many require enrollment in 9 or 12 credit hours. Applicants will be considered for every scholarship for which they appear eligible. Essay required. In addition, some scholarships have specific requirements, such as an audition or submission of a portfolio. Please review the list of scholarship requirements carefully and be sure to mail in all required materials for any specific scholarship for which you wish to be considered. Online application available in January. May 4  HCC Foundation, 3100 Main, Suite 12B12, (MC 1148), Houston, TX 77002, General Line: 713-718-8595, Fax Number: 713-718-8631, Scholarship Support: scholarships@hccsfoundation.org or 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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Asian American Engineers and Architects of Houston (AAEA) General Multiple $1,000 scholarships Applicants must be of Asian descent, must, at a minimum, be a graduating high school senior, pursuing an education beyond the high school level, have residency in the Houston Metropolitan area, not a relative of an AAEA Board Member or Officer, and have a commitment toward providing community service. May 10  Mindy Rueda at: aaea_2011scholarship@yahoo.com or 713-861-7068
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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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ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Math and Science Scholarships Science, technology, engineering or mathematics. Four scholarships for two boys and two girls, with a value of $5,000 each, will be awarded to two African American and two Hispanic students currently completing their senior year of high school in a mmber district of the Council of the Great City Schools (see list of member districts on left). Applicants must be accepted for full-time enrollment at a four‐ year college or university in the next academic year, and pursuing a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM). Four scholarships for two boys and two girls, with a value of $5,000 each, will be awarded to two African American and two Hispanic students currently completing their senior year of high school in a mmber district of the Council of the Great City Schools (see list of member districts on left). Applicants must be accepted for full‐time enrollment at a four‐ year college or university in the next academic year, and pursuing a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM). To apply for the 2010 scholarship, this application must be postmarked on or before May 14, 2010 and should include evidence of the applicant's academic achievement in high school, leadership skills or community service in the area of Science, Engineering or Mathematics and the applicant's commitment to pursue a career in a STEM field. To be eligible for the scholarship, the applicant must have a minimum 3.0 unweighted grade point average and have been accepted as a full year institution of higher education. May 14, 2010  Council of the Great City Schools    Attn: ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Math and Science Scholarship    1301 Pennsylvania Ave. NW STE 702    Washington, DC 20004   
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MCO Scholarship General $500 Plan to attend college on a full-time basis by December 2015. Submit an essay by May 15, 2015 May 15,2015  http://www.scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_mco_scholarship_8939.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201402&utm_content=magnetcoordinator%40hspva.org
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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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Tylenol Future Care Scholarship Healthcare $5,000 - $10,000 Open to high school seniors intending to major in a healthcare related field. Current information will be available after February 1. mid-May  Applications will be available and accepted from February 1 through May 15. After February 1, call 1-877-TYLENOL or visit the website (click more information).
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The Bethel's Place Empowerment Scholarship The Bethel’s Place Empowerment Scholarship was established in 2008 to provide an opportunity for students in the communities in which we serve the ability to obtain funds and feel empowered to advance in the area of post-secondary education. The annual awards will be made in the amounts of $1,000 and $500 dollars respectively. To be eligible, each applicant must meet the following requirements. Submit an essay (minimum of 500 words) describing the person who has been most influential in his or her life. This can be a mentor, coach, teacher, counselor, school administrator, or other community leader. Applicants must be an active participant in civic and extra-curricular activities; submit an application and an official high school transcript; and submit two letters of recommendation from a teacher, counselor, school administrator, or other community leader. See Ms. Campble for an application Friday, May 21, 2010  Bethel’s Place Community Empowerment Center Scholarship Committee P. O. Box 311347 Houston, TX 77231  
Jacques DeMolay Lodge Scholarship Fund General $1500 GPA 2.5 on 4.0 GPA 2 letters of recommendation SAT or ACT scores Planning to enroll in college May 30, 2015  http://www.jd1390.org
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Jacques DeMolay Scholarship Fund, Inc. Academic $1500 2.5 GPA on 4.0 GPA (2) letters of recommendatiion Copies of SAT or ACT scores Plan to attend college or vocational school May 30, 2015  http://www.jd1390.org
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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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Cartenders Scholarship Academic $500 Attend college in the fall of 2015 Resident of the US Submit an on line application and answer essay question by May 31, 2015 May 31, 2015  http://www.studentscholarships.org/available.org
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TRANSPORTATION CLUBS INTERNATIONAL - Texas Transportation Scholarships Transportation related fields including transportation logistics, supply-chain management, traffic management, transportation safety and/or related transportation industry operations and services, Texan, Mexican $1,500 Awarded to a student who has been enrolled in a school in Texas during some phase of their education (elementary, secondary, or high school), with a minimum GPA of 3.0. The basis used to award these scholarships are scholastic ability, potential, professional interest, character and financial need. A completed 3-page application, together with a certified copy of your college/university transcript, Three letters of recommendation, a small, current photograph (to be used for publication), an essay of not more than two hundred words, explaining why you have chosen transportation or an allied field as a career path, and outline your objectives. Other scholarships available as well. May 31  TTransportation Clubs International Scholarships, Attn: Lynn Donovick, Martin Midstream Partners, Three Riverway, Suite 400, Houston, Texas 77056, Lynn.Donovick@martinmlp.com, or visit online (click on more information)
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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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Asian American Journalists Association - National AAJA General Scholarships- Print, Broadcast, or Photo Journalism, Television journalism $1,000; and up Must be a high school senior, committed to the field of journalism, sensitive to Asian American issues as demonstrated by community involvement; have scholastic and journalistic ability and financial need. Applications will be available after November. May  AAJA, telephone (415) 346-2051 ext. 102 or email programs@aaja.org
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Health Resources and Services Administration - Nursing Scholarship Program Nursing The purpose of the Nursing Scholarship Program (NSP or Nursing Scholarship) is to provide scholarships to nursing students in exchange for a minimum 2 year full time service commitment (or part time equivalent), at an eligible health care facility with a critical shortage of nurses. Scholarships are awarded competitively, and consist of payment for tuition, fees, other reasonable costs and a monthly support stipend. To be eligible for a scholarship, by the application due date all NSP applicants must be: A U.S. citizen or U.S. National; and Lawful Permanent Resident; Enrolled or accepted as full or part time student in a nursing degree program (associates, from one of the following: An associate degree, collegiate or diploma school of nursing in the US includes the 50 States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas, the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Territory of Guam, the Territory of American Samoa, the Republic of Palau, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Federated States of Micronesia). Go to website and sign up to be notified by e-mail when the new application cycle opens - probably March May  HRSA, Rockville, MD 20852, CallCenter@hrsa.gov or 1-800-221-9393 or visit online (click on more information)
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National Collegiate Cancer Foundation General; cancer survivor or patient $1,000 All scholarships are one-time awards. Previous awardees are encouraged to apply each year that awards are offered. However, they must submit a new application each year. Applicants must be Cancer survivor with a personal diagnosis, be between the ages of 18-35, Seeking or receiving higher education. Applicants will be evaluated based on Displaying a "Will Win" attitude with respect to his or her cancer experience, Quality of essays, Financial Need, and Overall story of cancer survivorship. Check back in March for application. due mid-May. Avail. In March  National Collegiate Cancer Foundation, c/o Meghan Rodgers, 4858 Battery Lane #216, Bethesda, MD 20814, info@collegiatecancer.org or call 240-515-6262, or visit online (click on more information) and click on Scholarships tab
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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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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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University of Texas-Arlington - Centennial Scholarship General; first generation college student $1,000; renewable This scholarship provides support for deserving and academically promising first-generation college students who are entering freshmen or new transfers to UTA who achieve at least 900 SAT/19 ACT and/or class ranking in the top 25% of the student’s high school graduating class. Demonstrated community service is also a factor. Application available online. June 3  UT-Arlington - 701 S. Nedderman Drive (Davis Hall - Room 252) · Arlington, TX 76019 · fao@uta.edu · 817.272.3561 or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Texas-Arlington - President’s Outreach Scholarship General $2,000; renewable The President’s Outreach Scholarship recognizes high achieving entering freshmen who have graduated from a public high school in Texas in the top 20% (preferred) or top 25% (considered) of the graduating class. A rigorous academic program of study, such as, IB designation or AP and/or Honors coursework will also be required. Application available online. June 3  UT-Arlington - 701 S. Nedderman Drive (Davis Hall - Room 252) · Arlington, TX 76019 · fao@uta.edu · 817.272.3561 or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Texas-Arlington - Vikram J. Bajaj Memorial Scholarship General; Asian Indian descent, engineering, science Unavailable Applicant must be of Asian Indian origin. Preference is given to undergraduate Engineering or Science majors. Consideration is given to applicants exhibiting academic potential, leadership ability, and extra-curricular involvement. Application available online. June 3  UTA Financial Aid Office, Attn: Scholarships , Box 19199, Suite 252, Davis Hall, Arlington, TX 76019-0199 Tel. (817) 272-2197, Fax (817) 272-3555 or visit online (click on more information)
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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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10 words or less Scholarship Academic $500 Attending college in 2015 Submit an answer to the question on the studentscholarships.org Facebook page. June 15, 2015  http://www.studentscholarships.org/easy.php
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Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program Academic $1000 Submit an essay.   http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholasrships.htm  
Global Lift Equipment Scholarship General $500 Submit short story. GPA 2.5 or greater. Plan to attend college in US or Canada by September 2015. June 15, 2015  http://www.scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_global_lift_equipment_scholarship_8934.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201402&utm_content=magnetcoordinator%40hspva.org
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BigSun Scholarship - Essay Contest General; athletics $500 In order to do our part we are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in. To apply, please send us a short essay answering a question posted on the website. All student athletes are eligible regardless of the sport they are engaged in. The student must be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute. All essay submissions should be sent to: athleticawards@bigsunathletics.com June 21  athleticawards@bigsunathletics.com or visit online (click on more information)
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Dennis W. Holder Scholarship Fund- Houston Firefighters General Determined annually by the Board of Directors. -Applicant must be a child or grandchild, either biological or adopted, of active City of Houston firefighters, or members, who receive, or are currently receiving pension benefits from the Houston Firefighters' Relief and Retirement Fund. - A widow of widower of a firefighter killed in the line of duty. -Applicant must already be accepted into a fully accredited 2 or 4-year school. -Applicant must maintain a GPA average of a C or higher if already enrolled in college courses. -Applicant must be in senior year of high school or has not been out of high school for two years, except if he or she is a widow or widower of a firefighter killed in the line of duty or if he or she entered the military right after high school. -Existing college and/or masters/doctorate program applicant must not interrupt or have a break in course study for more than two consecutive years and will only be allowed a one-time interruption for their education. -Step-children or step grandchildren are not eligible unless they are legally adopted by the firefighter parent of grandparent. -Any extenuating circumstances are to be reviewed and decided by the Board of Directors. No later than 4:00PM on Friday, June 24th, 2011  The Dennis W. Holder Scholarship Fund 4225 Interwood N. Parkway Houston, Texas 77032-3866 For additional information, please call the Dennis W. Holder Scholarship Fund at 281-385-852. Email: dwhsfl998@yahoo.com  
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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Texas District of Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod Scholarship Education, Lutheran Ministry; Church-work $500 to $2,500 Variety of funds available. Must be a member of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod Texas District, attend or plan to attend a school within the Concordia University system, including Concordia University-Texas, full-time, majoring in ministry or religious education. Requires an application and Declaration of Professional Intent to work in Lutheran ministry. July 1  Mrs. Carole Stevenson, Texas District of Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, 7900 U.S. 290 E., Austin, TX 78724, 512-926-4272, cms121@txdistlcms.org or visit online (click on more information)
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Urban Scholarship Fund General $700 to $2,000 depending on type of school The Urban Scholarship Fund is for graduating high school seniors and returning college students attending any accredited nonprofit college, university or technical school. Eligibility: U S Citizen, Texas Resident, Demonstrate financial need, Undergraduate full-time student in good academic standing, or high school, Graduate of a high school in one of the following 19 cities (NO EXCEPTIONS): Abilene, Amarillo, Arlington, Austin, Beaumont, Corpus Christi, Dallas, El Paso, Fort Worth, Garland, Houston, Irving, Laredo, Lubbock, Mesquite, Pasadena, Plano, San Antonio and Waco. Application and instructions available starting March 1. July  Texas Association of Developing Colleges (TADC) Urban Scholarship Program 1140 Empire Central, Suite 550 Dallas, TX 75247, Phone: 214.630.2511, Fax: 214.631.2030, E-Mail: info@txadc.org or visit online (click on more information)
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American Council of the Blind of Texas Scholarship General Unavailable Scholarships for graduating high school seniors, college and university students, and vocational/technical school students who are blind or visually impaired are awarded annually on the basis of career goals, high scholastic achievement, and letters of recommendation. Scholarship requirements include: Documentation of legal or total blindness, Texas residency, Have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.0, Have a cumulative post-secondary GPA of 3.0, if have attended college/vocational school/trade school, Acceptance for admission or current enrollment at a college or vocational/trade school. Required supporting materials include: A completed scholarship application, Copy of high school transcripts, Copy of acceptance letter from ALL post-secondary schools attended, 2 to 3 letters of recommendation not more than twelve (12) months old, 1 to 2 page typewritten autobiography telling the scholarship committee about yourself, including family, hobbies, activities, and community service as well as your educational and career goals. Also, please specify if you attend full-time or part-time. Check the website (scroll down for scholarships) - it will be updated with the new application when available. July  Scholarship Chairperson, American Council of the Blind of Texas, Phone 281-449-0915, or visit online (click on more information).
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Houston Council of the Blind Scholarships General, Information Technology, Computer Science Unavailable In order to be eligible for an HCB scholarship, applicants must reside in the Greater Houston Area or surrounding counties. Specific academic and enrollment qualifications are listed on the scholarship application. Persons who may apply for these scholarships include high school seniors, applicants accepted by a technical or vocational school, students currently enrolled in a college or university, or graduate students pursuing internships or required to complete graduate coursework. The HCB does not require that applicants pursue any particular field of study or have a specific vocational goal. Check website in the spring for upcoming year's application. July  Houston Council of the Blind, 1475 West Gray, Suite 183, Houston, Texas 77019, Phone: (713) 520-9237, Attn: Scholarship Chairperson 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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Exemption for Highest Ranking High School Graduate (College for All Texans) General Tuition first year Eligibility Requirements: Texas residents, nonresidents, or foreign students who graduate from an accredited high school in the State of Texas and are the highest ranking graduate in their high school and plan to attend a Texas public college or university. Contact your high school counselor to acquire a copy of the certificate or contact the college you will attend for additional information. Provide a copy of the certificate you received from your high school indicating you are the highest ranking high school graduate for your high school to the registrar of the college you attend. These certificates are issued by the high school you are attending. Unavailable  Contact your high school counselor to acquire a copy of the certificate or contact the college you will attend for additional information 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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American Association of University Women (AAUW) Scholarships Women Unavailable American Association of University Women (AAUW) is a nationwide network of more than 100,000 members and donors, 1,000 branches, and 500 college/university institution partners. The website provides a centralized scholarship posting site that supports AAUW's local scholarship programs across the U.S. It provides information for women students seeking AAUW educational funding in their local communities. Participating branches and states determine their scholarship amounts and eligibility criteria, and applicants can view the array of opportunities at the undergraduate and graduate levels that meet their education needs. The can then apply via the procedures as outlined by each branch or state program. Check the website through the fall for participating state/branch applications. Unavailable  AAUW, 1111 Sixteenth St. NW, Washington, DC 20036, 202/785-7700, 800/326-AAUW, connect@aauw.org or visit online (click on more information)
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American 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 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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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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Arizona State University - several scholarships available Varies Varies Many scholarships available with varying eligibility and criteria. Most scholarships are available during November through March, but new scholarships may be added at any time. Bookmark these pages and check them regularly throughout the year. In addition, campus-specific scholarships are available. It is recommended that you contact your college about scholarships it offers. varies; information available online in November  Scholarship office: Location: Tempe campus, Student Services Building, 2nd floor, Address: PO Box 870412, Tempe, AZ 85287-0412, Phone: (480) 965-4845, Fax: (480) 965-6967, E-mail: scholarships@asu.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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ATI Career Training Center motorcycle and automotive repair, personal training and dental assistant, medical assistant, medical admin assisting, ultrasound technician, respiratory therapy, HVAC, welding, network admin, business system administration, electronic tech Unavailable The ATI Career Training Center operates one main campus in North Richland, TX, with nine other campuses in TX, FL, NM, OK. Students will have individual consultations to determine a financing arrangement that suits their needs and personal situation, and meets the requirements of the school. ATI has personnel trained to evaluate eligibility for financial assistance and to assist students with their financial needs. As an accredited post-secondary institution, ATI has numerous federal financial assistance programs available to qualified students. Each student will have a personal consultation in the Financial Aid office. The students will be given a FAFSA. The interview will also identify other supporting documents necessary to determine financial assistance eligibility. During this consultation process, the Financial Aid Officer will assist the student in completing all the forms necessary to apply for and receive financial assistance. Unavailable  The ATI Career Training Center, 1-888-209-8264 or visit online (click on more information)
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Auburn University - several scholarships available General; Varies Up to full tuition and costs Merit scholarships based on GPA, test scores. For some, incoming freshmen who meet the December 1 Freshman Scholarship priority deadline receive automatic consideration. Scholarships specifically for non-residents are available. Need-based financial aid also available. Departmental scholarships also available. Students should contact the college/school and department in which they plan to major for Departmental Scholarship opportunities. To receive maximum consideration for need-based Departmental Scholarships, students should complete the FAFSA by March 1. December 1 for most; Jan 15 for others  Office of University Scholarships, 115 Quad Center, Auburn, Alabama 36849, (334) 844-7570 | E-mail: scholar@auburn.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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AXA Achievement Community Scholarship 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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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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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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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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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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Belmont Abbey College - Various Scholarships available Theater, Catholic leadership, History, Political Philosophy, Theology, English, Modern and Classical Languages, Fine Arts, Criminal Justice, Sport Management, or Entrepreneurship $20,000 to $23,000; renewable Scholarships based on Catholic leadership and/ or strong academic achievement and specific courses of study available. All students receiving Belmont Abbey College scholarships are required to participate in 20 hours of community service and attend 10 on-campus cultural events per year. Complete separate application. NOTE: Early Decision applicants must apply by October 19. Must submit FAFSA. October 19 for early decision or January 14 for regular decision  Belmont Abbey College, Phone Number: 704.461.6665 , Fax Number: 704.461.6220, Mailing address: 100 Belmont-Mt. Holly Road, Belmont NC 28012, Email address: admissions@bac.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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BOCES Geneseo Migrant Center-several National Scholarships available Varies: Education, teaching, Art, music, dance, theater, writing, photography, folk-art, crafts, Varies Must be child of a migrant worker or a migrant worker (priority will be given to those with mobility in the last three years). Must demonstrate scholastic achievement, and have financial need. Application Requirement include: Completed application, Letters of recommendation, Official transcript, Personal essay, Copy of applicant's current or most recent Migrant Education Program Certificate of Eligibility (COE). All applicants are required to describe his/her mobility to obtain work in agriculture. See website for specific requirements for each scholarship program-- some are state-specific; others are national. Varies; starting February 1  Kazmierczak Scholarship Committee, BOCES Geneseo Migrant Center, 27 Lackawanna Ave., Mt. Morris, New York 14510, Phone: (800) 245-5681, Email: rlynch@gvboces.org or visit online (click on more information)
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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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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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Children of U.S. Military who are Missing in Action or Prisoners of War (MIA/POWs) Exemption General Unavailable Applicant must be a Texas resident who is the dependent child of a Texas resident who is a POW or MIA; proof of parent's status from the Department of Defense is required. Applicant must attend a public college or university in Texas, and be under 21 years of age or under 25 years of age if majority of financial support is from parent. Available only for use at a Texas public college or university. Contact your college for additional information. Unavailable  Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Student Service Division, P.O. Box 12788, Capitol Station Austin, TX 78711-2788, 512 427-6340/ 800 242-3062, 512 427-6420 (fax), grantinfo@thecb.state.tx.us 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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College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) - Grant / Scholarship General; varies $750 to $4,000 The College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) is a unique federally-funded educational support and scholarship program that helps students from migrant and seasonal farmworking backgrounds to reach and succeed in college. Participants receive financial support during their freshman year of college and ongoing academic support until their graduation at a participating CAMP college/university. (See website for list of colleges in many states). Eligibility: GED or HS Diploma, Migrant or Seasonal Farmworking Background, U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Legal Residency, Seeking 4-yr academic degree, Be determined to need the services/support provided. Each individual CAMP grant has its own unique application and selection process; Request an application from (1-3) colleges by using a single Info Request Form (see website). varies  CAMP Alumni Association, 1725 NE Upper Drive, Pullman, WA 99163, Phone: 509.368.7132 or visit online (click on more information)
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College 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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College of Coastal Georgia Foundation- several scholarships available General; criminal justice, teaching education, performing or fine arts, Medical laboratory Technology, nursing, female varies Several scholarships available, based on GPA, extracurricular activities, and an essay. Must complete single scholarship application to be considered for several scholarships. All Foundation scholarships use one application and are awarded based on an applicant's scholarship score (a combination of grade point average and scholarship essay score) along with any other specific scholarship requirements.Completed applications should be submitted to the Financial Aid Office. Preference is given to students who apply before the priority deadline. Updated application available in October for Fall term, or call the Financial Aid Office. varies for fall and spring enrollment  Mailing Address: Financial Aid Office, College of Coastal Georgia, 3700 Altama Avenue, Brunswick, Georgia 31520-3644, Telephone: (912) 279-5722 or visit online (click on more information)
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College of William and Mary - several scholarships 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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College of Wooster - various scholarships available Varies by scholarship available; General, Music, Theatre and Dance, and Scottish Arts, Performing arts; African-Americans; Presbyterian Varies Varies greatly; Includes scholarships based on leadership and academic merit, creativity, for African-Americans, members of the Presbyterian church, music, theatre, dance, or the Scottish Arts. Some scholarships require separate applications. January for most  Office of Admissions, Wooster, OH 44691, telephone (800) 877-9905. Visit online (click on more information) or email admissions@wooster.edu
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Comcast Leaders and Achievers General 1,000 Youth leadership development is one of the Comcast Foundation's community investment areas of focus because we believe we can make a significant and measurable impact, and these students are very deserving of this recognition. 3.0 or better GPA September, 2014  Charisse R. Lillie Vice President Community Investment - Comcast Corporation
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Concordia University Texas General; Lutheran ministry, leadership, music Varies Several scholarships available; some based on academic merit and/or leadership, and others offered to members of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod for students interested in Lutheran ministry majors. See website for information. Applications required. School and departmental scholarships also availalble. Check their web pages as well. April 1 (priority), July 1  Concordia University Texas, Attn: Student Financial Services, 11400 Concordia University Drive, Austin, TX 78726, financialaid@concordia.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Converse College scholarships General; music, creativity, athletics, visual arts, and theatre, art, design, soccer, tennis, swimming, volleyball, basketball, lacrosse and cross-country, equestrian program. $9,000 to $20,000 annually. Selection based on SAT scores, class rank, academics, leadership, and/or audition for talent-based scholarships. Students with 900 Sat score + 2.75 GPA and up awarded merit scholarships. Note: A resident of Georgia, Florida, or Tennessee who qualifies for the Hope or Bright Futures scholarship and who meets the minimum scholarship requirements at Converse (1000 SAT or 21 ACT and 3.25 grade point average) will receive a Converse scholarship which meets or exceeds the amount of the Hope or Bright Futures awards at eligible private colleges in their respective home state. November 15 early action; March 1 regular  See your high school scholarship coordinator or Office of Admissions Converse College, 580 East Main St., Spartanburg, SC 29302-0006, telephone (800) 766-1125, fax (864) 596-9019 or email financial_aid@converse.edu or visit online (click more information).
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Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) 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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Davidson College - Competitive Scholarships General; leadership Up to comprehensive funding (tuition, fees, room and board-) plus two summer stipends; renewable Special Competition Scholarship candidates are selected by the Davidson Admission and Financial Aid staff, the Director of Merit Programs, and the Dean of Admission and Financial Aid based on high academic achievement, maturity, outside the classroom experiences, good character, and servant leadership. Finalists participate in selection interviews on campus in April. Special Competition Scholarships are annually renewable, provided the recipient earns a minimum 3.0 grade point average, makes standard progress toward his or her degree, and is involved significantly in the life of the Davidson community. Unavailable  Davidson College Office of Admission, Attention: Ms. Gardner Roller Ligo, Box 7156, 405 North Main Street, Davidson, N.C. 28035-7156, 704-894-2970, galigo@davidson.edu or visit website (click on more information).
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Davidson College - Pepper Visual Arts Scholarship Visual arts $10,000; renewable One scholarship is awarded in each first-year class. Selection is based upon the Art Department’s review of the applicant’s portfolio. (Required format: 12-15 images, sent as hard-copy thumbnail images or larger printouts. Please do not send discs.) These scholarships require that the Special Application Scholarship Form and any required materials be submitted by the application deadline for your admission plan.The scholarship is renewable on the basis of satisfactory academic progress and significant involvement in the visual arts. Due dates are the same as the admission due dates for Early Decision I (Nov 15), Early Decision II (Jan 2), and Regular Decision (Jan 2). Visit the website for additional information. Nov 15 or January 2 or Jan 21  Davidson College Office of Admission, Attention: Ms. Gardner Roller Ligo, Box 7156, 405 North Main Street, Davidson, N.C. 28035-7156, 704-894-2970, galigo@davidson.edu or visit website (click more information).
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Davidson College - Rupert T. Barber Scholarship theatre $2,000; renewable One student in the entering class will receive this scholarship. Eligibility: This scholarship is awarded to a student with exceptional ability in, and passion for, theatre. Application: Students must submit a statement on the role of theatre in their lives, a recommendation from a current theatre mentor, and a portfolio or a monologue video.This scholarship requires that the Special Application Scholarship Form and any required materials be submitted by the application deadline for your admission plan.Due dates are the same as the admission due dates for Early Decision I (Nov 15), Early Decision II (Jan 2), and Regular Decision (Jan 2). Nov 15 or January 2 or Jan 21  Davidson College Office of Admission, Attention: Ms. Gardner Roller Ligo, Box 7156, 405 North Main Street, Davidson, N.C. 28035-7156, 704-894-2970, galigo@davidson.edu or visit website (click more information).
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Davidson College - 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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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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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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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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ECPI College of Technology General; Technology, Electronics Engineering, Computer & Information Science, Business, Criminal Justice, Health sciences $1,500 - $3,000 Must be a high school senior planning to attend ECPI. GPA and SAT/ACT and community service are considered. Application available online. Programs offered include: Technology, Electronics Engineering, Computer & Information Science, Business, Criminal Justice, Health science. Campuses in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Online. Unavailable  ECPI, telephone 1-800-986-1200 or visit online (click on more information)
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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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Elon University - various scholarships available Varies-general, music, engineering, athletic, performing arts, teaching, education $500 up to full tuition Varies, based on merit. Scholarships available for several specialties as well. See website for requirements and contacts for the various scholarships offered. Varies; some require admissions app by November  Admissions Office, 2700 Campus Box, Elon, NC 27244, telephone (800) 334-8448 or email admissions@elon.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach, Florida 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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Emory University - Dean's Music Scholarship Music Up to full tuition; renewable Each year, Emory’s Department of Music offers several half-tuition Dean’s Music Scholarships to incoming first-year students who show exceptional promise in their applied areas of music. If you wish to be considered for one of these scholarships, you must first meet all admission requirements for Emory College. You also should plan on majoring in music, as this scholarship is not applicable to those minoring in music. All audition students are considered for the scholarship and you do not have to submit any additional paperwork. Should you receive a music scholarship, you will be notified in April. Unavailable  Emory University, 201 Dowman Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322, Office of Admission at 404.727.6036 or 800.727.6036 or email admiss@emory.edu or music department at 404.727.6445 or email music@emory.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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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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Federal Pell Grant General $5775 Financial Need Federal Government
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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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Florida State University - (several scholarships available) General; athletic, music, dance, theater varies Varies. For merit-based Admissions scholarships, students should be admitted by January 1 for full consideration. See website for all scholarships and their criteria. January 1; and other  Office of Financial Aid, Florida State University, Suite 4400A University Center, Tallahassee, FL 32306-2430 | 850/644-0539, ofacs@admin.fsu.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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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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Georgia State University - several scholarships available various; General, Chemistry, Biology, Spanish-speaking students, communications varies Varies by scholarship. Some are academic, others for Spanish as native language, out of state students, certain counties in GA. Most of Georgia State’s colleges and schools offer scholarships and grants to undergraduates and graduates who wish to pursue a degree in that field. Contact the colleges and schools directly for more information about these and other scholarship opportunities. Visit website for access to the lists of scholarships available. varies  Georgia State University, P.O. Box 3965, Atlanta, Georgia 30302-3965 | Phone: (404) 413-2000 or visit online (click on more information) to get started.
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Greensboro College - various scholarships available General-also Fine Arts Scholarships in music, theatre and art to students with outstanding talents; United Methodist Varies; up to full ride Selection criteria vary but generally based on academic performance, high school and community involvement, strength of school and curriculum, and personal attributes. Also award available to students who have achieved honors in leadership and service as a Boy Scout or Girl Scout. Students who reside outside NC may be eligible for a grant-in-aid based on their state of residency. NC students are eligible for the North Carolina Legislative Tuition Grant and a Heritage Grant. Some require additional application. Unavailable  Greensboro College, 815 W. Market St., Greensboro, NC 27401, telephone (800) 346-8226 or finplan@gborocollege.edu. Visit online (click on more information)
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Hampton-Sydney College - various scholarships available General; Eagle Scouts, leadership; Student government Up to full tuition ($30,000) Varies. See website for information on the various scholarships available for academic merit, leadership, Eagle Scouts. Fall  Hampton-Sydney College, Financial Aid Office, P.O. Box 726, Hampden Sydney, VA 23943 Phone: (434) 223-6119, telephone (800) 755-0733 or email hsfinaid@hsc.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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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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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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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  Alicia Friday, Associate Director of Scholarships, Houston Baptist University, Financial Services Office 205 B University Academic Center, 7502 Fondren Road, Houston, TX 77074-3298, afriday@hbu.edu or visit online (click for 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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Houston Baptist University - various scholarships available General; athletic; Forensics, Debate $3,000 to $13,500; renewable From Academic Merit Awards to Athletic Scholarships, HBU provides a number of scholarship opportunities. In terms of merit scholarships, all unconditionally accepted freshmen who do not qualify for a scholarship listed above will be considered for at least University Grants. Top tier merit scholarships require minimum of 1100 SAT or 24 ACT, or HS rank 35% or better. Students who place in the top ten at a Team Policy or Lincoln-Douglas debate in a national tournament will qualify for an additional scholarship to Houston Baptist University -- see website to apply. Unavailable  Janet Feng, Associate Director of Scholarships, Houston Baptist University, Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships, 113 Atwood II, 7502 Fondren Road, Houston, TX 77074-3298 (281) 649-3748 or visit online (click on more information)
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Houston Baptist University - various scholarships available General $25,000 to $11,000; renewable From Academic Merit Awards to Athletic Scholarships, HBU provides a number of scholarship opportunities. In terms of merit scholarships, all unconditionally accepted freshmen who do not qualify for a scholarship listed above will be considered for at least University Grants. Top tier merit scholarships require minimum of 1100 SAT or 24 ACT, or HS rank 35% or better. Unavailable  Alicia Friday, Associate Director of Scholarships, Houston Baptist University, Financial Services Office 205 B University Academic Center, 7502 Fondren Road, Houston, TX 77074-3298, afriday@hbu.edu or visit online (click for more information)
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Jesse H. and Mary Gibbs Jones Scholar Houston Endowment Inc. General Up to $16,000 Academic acheivement, Leadership skills and outstanding character Unavailable  Copnstance Bickham (713) 238-8131 cbickham@houstonendowment.org
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Johnson C. Smith - various scholarships available General; athletics, music; minority students Varies Open to minority students; based on academic achievement Varies  High school scholarship coordinator or Johnson C. Smith University, Office of Student Financial Aid, 100 Beatties Ford Rd., Charlotte, NC 28216, telephone (704) 378-1035. or visit online (click on more information).
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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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Lenoir Rhyne College - various scholarships available Varies; includes General Academic, athletic, music; Lutheran Up to full tuition Selection is based on academic achievement during the high school career and on GPA and SAT or ACT scores at the time of admission into Lenoir Rhyne. Awards based on academic honors, athletics, music, as well as members of Lutheran church, or children of Lutheran ministers, and children / grandchildren of alumni. Based on date of acceptance  Lenoir Rhyne College, PO Box 7227, Hickory, NC 28603, telephone (828) 328-7300 or (800) 277-5721. Visit online (click on more information) or email finaid@lrc.edu
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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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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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Morris Brown College - Institutional Awards General; band, women, 1st generation college student, $1,500 up to full tuition and fees The College awards a number of students in recognition of their accomplishments towards academic excellence, talent and or demonstrated skills. The Presidential Scholarships are awarded to high school students who have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.50 on a 4.0 scale with a combined SAT score of 1100, or an ACT score of 25 and must be enrolled Full time (minimum of 12 semester hours). Eligible students must maintain a GPA of 3.4 or above and demonstrate and maintain good moral character. Other awards have separate criteria and include: MBC 1st Generation Grant; awarded to full time students who are the first in their family to attend college. MBC Choir Scholarship Awarded to Band Participants. Unavailable  Morris Brown College, 643 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., Atlanta, GA 30314, 404.739.1000, Office of Financial Aid, Fax 404.7391055 or visit online (click on more information)
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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 Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) Scholarships Journalism; print, online and broadcast journalism Up to $5,000 Open to Hispanic students who wish to pursue a career in journalism; for print, broadcast or unspecified. All applicants must be student members of NAHJ. Must plan to attend a community college or university within the US or Puerto Rico. Require application, essay, work samples, financial information, resume, letters of recommendation, transcript. Additional qualifications vary according to scholarship. Check back in January for the year's scholarship applications to be available. Spring/ Summer  National Association of Hispanic Journalists, 1000 National Press Building, 529 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20045-2001, telephone (202) 662-7145 or email nahj@nahj.org. Visit online (click more information).
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National 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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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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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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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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National Society of Sons of the American Revolution (NSSAR) - The Joseph S. Rumbaugh Historical Oration Contest General; speech, oratory $1,000 to $3,000; plus medal The Joseph S. Rumbaugh Historical Oration Contest is open to all students attending home schools, public, parochial, or private high schools who are in their freshman, sophomore, junior or senior (grades 9 through 12) year of study, within the jurisdiction of the sponsoring state society or district. Must enter contest through a local chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR). 3.The oration must be original of not less than five minutes or more than six minutes. The subject shall deal with an event, personality, or document pertaining to the Revolutionary War and show a relationship to America today. The oration must be essentially the same as the submitted manuscript. Notes and props (including military uniforms) may not be used in the presentation. Contests start at local or state level, and progress through national level. Check website for local and state information. Spring. Check website for local and state information.  National website has contact information for all state contests (click on more information).
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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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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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Northern Arizona University- several scholarships available General; varies, art Varies New freshmen are automatically considered for some academic scholarships once they are accepted to Northern Arizona University. Scholarships are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis once you have been offered admission, so make sure you apply for admission as early as possible. Scholarships are awarded based on academic merit, financial need, athletic, or artistic talent. Some have specific requirements or conditions that must be met, and many awards are renewable each year. Some available for non-residents. A Scholarship Interest Form allows us to search additional scholarships on your behalf. We recommend that you complete the form at nau.edu/scholarships by March. On our website, you can also get a list of scholarships and find links to additional awards from outside the university. Varies  Northern Arizona University, Office of Student Financial Aid, P. O. Box 4108, Flagstaff, AZ 86011 Phone: (928) 523-4951, Fax: (928) 523-1551, E-mail: Financial.Aid@nau.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Officer Bernard F. Parson Memorial Scholarship at UT-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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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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Oral Roberts University - Premier and Merit scholarships available General; leadership $1,500 to 100% tuition; renewable ORU is pleased to recognize academic achievement by awarding Premier Merit Scholarships and Merit Awards to its incoming freshman class. These awards are based upon your highest ACT and/or SAT test scores along with your current or expected high school GPA (on a 4.0 scale). Our online scholarship calculator will help to determine your eligibility. Merit awards are automatically awarded upon acceptance to the university, but the Premier Merit Scholarships are awarded based on broader criteria. Please see website for the various options. Whole Person and Honors Program have separate application. various dates  Oral Roberts University, Main Campus, 7777 South Lewis Avenue, Tulsa, OK 74171, 918.495.6161, Financial Aid Office 918.495.6510 finaid@oru.edu
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Oral Roberts University - Whole Person 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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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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Point University (formerly Atlanta Christian College) General; leadership, Christian character Up to $7,500 Point awards a number of merit-based scholarships each year. These are typically awarded based on academic or leadership ability and Christian character. Candidates must have at least a 3.0 GPA and have achieved 900 + on the SAT (math and critical reading score) ior 20 on ACT. )Students must maintain good standing with the College in order to keep their scholarships. To be considered, fill out the scholarship application form included in your application for admission. FAFSA after Jan 1; August 1 of enrollment year  Point University, Admission Office, 2605 Ben Hill Road, East Point, GA 30344, Phone: 404-460-2482 Toll-free: 1-855-37-POINT, sfs@point.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Prescott College - several scholarships available Vary; veterans, teaching, women, Native-American Vary Institutional and outside scholarships available with varying criteria and eligibility requirements, including academic excellence, merit, veterans, teaching, women, Native-American scholarship opportunities, need-based awards, and more. See website for more information. Varies  Prescott College Financial Aid, 220 Grove Avenue, Prescott, AZ 86301, Toll free: 877-350-2100, opt. 2, Local: 928-350-1111, Fax: 928-776-5225, E-mail: finaid@prescott.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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Queens University of Charlotte - various scholarships available Varies; education, music, drama, art, ministerial, athletic, communications Up to full tuition, for 4 years Open to US citizens; selection is based on GPA, leadership, citizenship, and scholarship. Specific requirements for each award can be found on the website. December 13 for one; others unavailable  Queens University of Charlotte, Office of Admissions, 1900 Selwyn Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28274 (704) 337-2212. Also visit online (click on more information) or email admissions@queens.edu
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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, and athletics and to students who have demonstrated an enthusiasm for learning and need financial assistance. Contact the Office of Admissions for more information or see website. Accepted freshmen applicants to Reinhardt University are automatically considered for general merit scholarships. Others require applications. Other scholarships are also available from specific departments. various  Reinhardt College, 7300 Reinhardt College Circle, Waleska, GA 30183-2981, (770)720-5600 - fax (770)720-5602 Office of Admissions 770-720-5526 or visit online (click on more information)
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Remington College - Houston, Texas Criminal Justice, medical assistant, medical billing and coding, pharmacy technician, business office management, cosmetology, electronic technician; dental assisting, computer and network administration, financial need Unavailable Remington College is a private, non-profit educational institution with numerous locations in states such as Texas, Ohio, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Florida. The college offers certificates as well as associate's and bachelor's degrees, depending on location. The Student Financial Aid Department can assist with determining eligibility for specific financial aid opportunities. Based on the FAFSA and the other information you provide, Remington College will provide a financial aid estimate (also called an award letter), which contains a description of the aid that you may be eligible to receive. Unavailable  Remington College - Houston Campus, 3110 Hayes Road, Suite 380, Houston, TX 77082, North Houston Campus, 11310 Greens Crossing, Suite 300, Houston, TX 77067, Houston Southeast Campus, 20985 Interstate 45 South, Webster, TX 77598, main number: 1-800-560-6192 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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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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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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Sigma Phi Epsilon Balanced Man Scholarship (UNC-Chapel Hill) General; athletics $250 - $1,000 The Balanced Man Scholarship awards incoming male freshmen who have excelled in athletics, leadership, academics, and service. Individuals who possess a Sound Mind are not only proficient in their classes, but take an interest in learning outside the classroom by taking on leadership roles and being active in the community. There is no obligation to join Sigma Phi Epsilon if you receive one of three scholarships. Application available online - check back for current year's application. Summer; probably August  Julian Pinheiro at 19825-B North Cove Rd. Suite 183 Cornelius, NC 28031, sigep.bms2010@gmail.com or visit online (click on more information).
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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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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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Texas FFA Association Scholarships Farming, agriculture $2,000 to $16,000 Texas FFA scholarships are awarded based on academic and FFA achievements as well as the member's performance in an interview process. Texas FFA Scholarship recipients are recognized for their achievements on stage at the state convention. vary  Texas FFA Foundation, 614 East 12th Street, Austin, Texas 78701, Phone: (512) 480-8047, Fax: (512) 472-0555, Toll Free: 1-877-480-8045, Joanne Shelton, Executive Assistant and Scholarship Coordinator Joanne@TexasFFAFoundation.org or visit online (click on more information)
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Texas FFA Foundation - Ryan Mott Scholarship General, leadership, communication skills, character, agriculture $1,000 Texas FFA Foundation will provide one student with a Ryan Mott scholarship. This scholarship is intended to recognize students within the FFA that possess the same outstanding qualities as Ryan: kind, courteous, hardworking, and dedicated to the FFA. The person should also possess strong leadership and communication skills (which they use on an individual basis as well as in a team situation). Furthermore, ACT or SAT scores will NOTbe considered as a primary factor when selecting the scholarship winner. Instead, the student’s personal characteristics and FFA involvement will be the two major deciding factors. To apply for this scholarship, a student must complete the latest revised application and submit it for review at each applicant’s appropriate district or area convention. If any part of the application is incomplete, it will be rejected. The application must: (1) Be typed. (2) Be accompanied by an official transcript. (3) Be accompanied by three letters of recommendation. (one from local