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Scholarship Sources in red are scholarships local to SDUSD students.
     
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Kyoto Scholarship Advanced Technology; Basic Sciences; Arts and Philosophy Up to $10,000 These scholarships are presented in the three annual Kyoto Prize categories of Advanced Technology; Basic Sciences; and Arts and Philosophy. The scholarships are available to high school seniors from all public, private and parochial schools in San Diego County and the greater Tijuana region. Scholarship recipients will be recognized at the Gala event, "The Kyoto Prize: Celebrating Outstanding Human Achievement," in April. Students must be a graduating senior from a San Diego County high school with a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale, active community service, and a plan to attend an accredited four-year university in the United States. January 8  The San Diego Foundation, 2508 Historic Decatur Road, Suite 200, San Diego, CA 92106 Phone: (619) 814-1343 or visit online (click for more information).
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World Studio Foundation Scholarships Advertising, Architecture, Environmental Graphics, Industrial/product design, Filmmaking, Fine Arts, Furniture, Graphic, Interior, Surface/textile Design, Illustration, Landscape Architecture, Animation/Cartooning, Crafts, Photography, Urban planning $2,000 - $5,000 Open to minority and economically disadvantaged students who show exceptional promise in one of the listed fields, 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. April  WorldStudio AGIA Scholarships, 164 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10010, telephone (212) 807-1990. Also visit online (click 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 for 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. March-specific date TBA  Telephone (800) 962-6817, or visit website -- it will be updated in January or February (click more information)
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American Architectural Foundation - Minority/ Disadvantaged Scholarship Program Architecture $500 - $2,500; 20 scholarships available; renewable for 2 years Open to minority/disadvantaged students who are graduating high school seniors. Must be nominated by school counselor or someone who is aware of applicant's interest and aptitude in Architecture. These scholarships are open to high school seniors and college freshmen who plan to study architecture at a NAAB-accredited program. Eligible candidates will be sent an application form which is due by Jan. 15. Selections will be based on financial need, academic achievement, essay, recommendations, transcript. Must submit a statement of disadvantaged circumstances. Website updated in September. December (first week) for nomination form; January 15 for student application  Catherine Roussel, Director of Scholarship Programs, 1735 New York Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20006-5292, telephone (202) 626-7511. Email croussel@aia.org or visit online (click for 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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American Meteorological Society - various scholarships available Atmospheric, Oceanic, or Hydrologic Science $2,500 - $3,000 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. 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 6  American Meteorological Society, Attn: Scholarship Program, 45 Beacon St., Boston, MA 02108-3693, telephone Donna Sampson at (617) 227-2426 ext. 246 or Stephanie Armstrong at (617) 227-2426 ext. 235 or visit online (click for more information).
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BIOCOM (in association with The San Diego Foundation) Biology, Chemistry, Biosciences or Biomedical Engineering $1,500; renewable Aimed at students who have goals of working in the biomedical, biotech, and bioscience fields and do not intend to practice medicine. Criteria: Academic achievement, minimum 3.5 High School GPA, commitment to serving the San Diego life sciences community. Unavailable  Tina Braun, (858) 455-0300 ext. 106, tbraun@biocom.com or visit online (click for more information)
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California Association of Educational Office Professionals (CAEOP) Business Administration or Education $1,000 Applicant must be a graduating high school student who has made application to continue his/her education OR the applicant may currently be pursuing such a course of study in an institution of higher education. Applicant must have maintained a grade point average of 2.0 or better in high school, applied for admission to a post-high school accredited institution and plan to enter following the granting of the scholarship, or already be enrolled in an accredited college or university, and must intend to continue his/her education in the field of business administration or education. Applicant must be a resident of California. Applicant shall be responsible for the completion and return of all required support materials to the CAEOP Scholarship/Awards Chair before the deadline date. Criteria for award include: Need for financial assistance, Scholastic achievement, Initiative, Extracurricular Activities, and Quality and completeness of application materials January 2  LINDA RUSH, CAEOP Scholarship/Awards Chair, Hemet Unified School District, 2350 West Latham Avenue, Hemet, CA 92545, (951) 765-5100 x 2428 * (951) 765-5119 (FAX), Email: lrush@hemetusd.k12.ca.us or visit online (click for more information)
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Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Foundation Scholarship Business, Engineering, Math, Medicine/health administration, Natural/physical sciences, Technology and Education $2,500; renewable Administered for the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Foundation, this scholarship is made available to American Indian high school seniors every year, who reside in states serviced by the Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Pacific Corporation and its affiliated companies: AZ, CA, CO, KS, MN, MT, NM, ND, OK, OR, SD, and WA. Applicants who are not selected as recipients will be given consideration in the A.T. Anderson Memorial Scholarship program, if all criteria is met. Must be a member of an American Indian tribe or otherwise considered to be an American Indian by the tribe with which affiliation is claimed; or is at least 1/4 American Indian blood; or is at least 1/4 Alaskan Native; or considered to be an Alaskan Native by an Alaskan Native group to which affiliation is claimed. April 15  American Indian Science & Engineering Society (AISES), P.O. Box 9828, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87119-9828, Tina Pino, AISES Program Officer, Phone: 505-765-1052 x105, E-mail: tina@aises.org or visit online (click for 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 15  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 for more information)
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American Chemical Society Scholars Program Chemistry, Biochemistry, or Chemical Engineering, Environmental Science, Toxicology and Chemical Technology Up to $5,000; renewable Open to minority students. 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 to 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 for more information) or call (800) 227-5558, ext. 6250 or (202) 872-6250.
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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 for more information).
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Prudential Spirit of Community Award Community Service $1,000 - $5,000 and/or an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, DC Be a student in grades 5-12, who has engaged in a volunteer or self-initiated community service activity performed at least partly during the last 12 months; submit completed application to participating school principal. end of October/early November  Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, 751 Broad St., 16th Floor, Newark NJ 07102, telephone (973) 802-4568 or email spirit@prudential.com or visit online (click for more information)
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Microsoft Scholarships - General Scholarships, Women's Scholarships, Underrepresented Minority Scholarships, Scholarships for Students with Disabilities Computer Science/Engineering, Math or Physics Full tuition for one year and a salaried summer internship Must be enrolled full time in a bachelor's degree program at a college/university in the US, Canada, or Mexico. Make 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 GPA. 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 for more information)
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Johnson & Wales University (JWU) - National High School Chef of the Year (various other scholarship are also available) Culinary Arts $1,000 up to full four-year scholar-ship Open to all high school juniors and seniors in the United States (including the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico). This year's theme will be made available on the website in October. Contestants must create an entree or dessert using an original recipe which incorporates the theme. March  AJohnson & Wales National High School Chef of the Year Contest, Admissions Office, Johnson & Wales University, 1701 NE 127th St., North Miami FL 33181. Or contact the JWU in Charlotte at 801 West Trade Street, Charlotte, NC 28202 or email NatlHSChefoftheYearContest@jwu.edu or visit online (click for more information)
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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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American Dental Hygienists Association Scholarships Dental Hygiene $1,000 - $1,500 Open to students who have completed one year of a dental hygiene program, or are in the process of completing it. Scholarships are based on financial need, academic achievement, references. Applications are available after January 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 for more information)
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Ruckus House Learning Center Scholarship Foundation Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Special Education $5,000; renewable Open to high school seniors or current college students who have been accepted /enrolled into a NC college or university and plan to pursue careers in Education. Must have GPA of at least 3.0. Submit application, transcript, two letters of recommendation and an 800-word essay explaining the reasons you want to teach. Scholarship recipients must sign an agreement to teach in NC for 5 years upon graduation from college. March 1  Ruckus House Learning Center Scholarship Foundation, 9450 Moss Plantation Drive NW, Suite 101, Concord NC 28027, telephone (704) 786-3035 ext. 4011 or email mtracy@ruckushouse.com. If website is still under construction, email Executive Director Mark Tracy mtracy@ruckushouse.com for an application.
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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 PDK, or related to or referred by a member. General and specialty scholarships available, so see website for additional criteria. Applications available in November. February 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 for more information)
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California Teachers Association (CTA)/Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Education $1,000 to $2,000; not renewable Awards for ethnic minority members of the California Teachers Association, their dependent children, and ethnic minority members of Student California Teachers Association who want to pursue degrees or credentials in public education. Minimum 3.5 GPA. Ethnicity/Heritage American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian/Pacific Islander, African-American/Black, Hispanic. Residency California. Financial need analysis required. Applications are available online in January and are due in March. This scholarship is funded through voluntary donations and is partially based on financial need. Other scholarships also available to Student CTA members. See website. March  Scholarship Coordinator, California Teachers Association (CTA), PO Box 921, Burlingame, CA 94011-0921 Telephone (650) 552-5468, Fax (650) 552-5001, E-mail scholarships@cta.org or visit online (click for more information)
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Marvin Arnold and Jaquetta Heye Scholarship Engineering Unavailable The purpose of the Marvin Arnold and Irene Jaquetta Heye Scholarship is to provide financial assistance to graduating high school seniors planning to attend California Polytechnic State University or current students who are attending California Polytechnic State University. The Marvin Arnold and Jaquetta Heye Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors planning to attend California Polytechnic State University or current students who are attending California Polytechnic State University, who have declared a major in engineering, have a minimum 3.33 GPA on a 4.0 scale, have financial need, are actively involved in extra-curricular activities, community service, or work experience. Preference will be given to students with a high financial need, former military personnel, and dependents of active military personnel. March  The San Diego Foundation Attn: Marvin Arnold and Irene Jaquetta Heye Scholarship, 2508 Historic Decatur Road, Suite 200 San Diego, CA 92106, or visit online (click for more information).
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National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) Educational Foundation - Maureen L. and Howard N. Blitman, PE, Scholarship to Promote 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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The Straightforward Media Engineering Scholarships Engineering (all) $500 We offer four different $500 scholarships a year exclusively to students attending or planning to enroll in a postsecondary engineering program in the United States or abroad. Established in 2005, StraightForward Media's $500 Engineering Scholarships are offered four times per year to help the professionals of tomorrow complete their schooling. Within a few weeks of the deadline date, we'll choose a recipient and email you information about the winner. varies; available 4 times a year  (click for 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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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. Unavailable; see website in December  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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Girls Going Places Entrepreneurship Award Program (Guardian Life Insurance) Entrepreneurship or Finance $1,000 - $10,000 Open to girls aged 12-18 who demonstrate budding entrepreneurship and/or have taken steps towards financial independence; have made a difference in their school or community. Submit application, personal statement, a letter of recommendation by an adult, supporting documents. Application process from September through February. February  The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, Attn: Girls Going Places, 7 Hanover Square, 26-J, New York NY 10004 or email guardianwomenschannel@glic.com or visit online (click for more information).
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College Board - Young Epidemiology Scholars Competition Epidemiology research $1,000 - $50,000 Open to high school juniors and seniors. Students enter competition online, and upload a written report of their research project for judges' consideration. Research projects must apply epidemiological methods of analysis to a health-related issue. February 1  Young Epidemiology Scholars (YES) Program, The College Board, 11911 Freedom Drive, Suite 300, Reston VA 20190, telephone (800) 626-9795, ext. 5849 or email yes@collegeboard.org or visit online (click for more information)
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Best Buy Children's Foundation Scholarships @15 Scholarship Program General Varies Open to high school students, grades 9 through 12. Scholarships vary each year. Selection is based on community service, essay, grades, extracurricular activities and volunteer work. Scholarship information and applications are available online starting January 1. Unavailable; check on January 1  Visit website (click on more information).
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UNC-Charlotte - various scholarships available General Up to full tuition Varies, selections are based on GPA, class rank, and SAT or ACT scores. Merit-based, merit and need-based and departmental. Awards available. Merit-based deadline is November 15, and they are administered by the Admissions Office. All students who apply and meet the criteria will be evaluated for merit-based awards. No other application is needed. All students who complete the financial aid application process by April 1 are considered for merit and need based awards. No additional application is needed for merit and need based awards. November 15, April 1  Office of Student Financial Aid, UNCC, 9201 University City Blvd., 122 Reese Building, Charlotte, NC 28223-0001, telephone (704) 687-2461, telephone (704) 687-2461 or visit online (click for more information). For merit-based scholarships, contact Kelley Peacock, Undergraduate Admissions, (704) 687-4906, keperkin@uncc.edu
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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  Corie Ziegler, Bollinger Foundation, c/o IEDC, 734 15th St, NW, Suite 900, Washington DC 20005, (202)942-9476 or email cziegler@iedonline.org or visit online (click for more information)
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Child Support Council - Bob R. McGuire Memorial Scholarship and North Carolina Child Support Council Scholarship General $1,000 Open to NC residents. At least 1 parent must be a member of the NC Child Support Council or client of the program. Must be accepted to 2-year or 4-year college in NC, submit copy of acceptance letter; have at least 2.0 GPA, extracurricular activities, financial need. Information available on website in January. April  Visit NC Child Support Council online (click on more information). Information will be available online starting January. Or contact Durham County CSE, PO Box 810, Durham, NC 27702, telephone (919) 560-8910
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Western Carolina University - various scholarships available General Up to full tuition Varies; include merit-based and need-based scholarships. Selections are based on GPA, class rank, and SAT scores. Merit-based awards do not need separate application. Need-based awards require completion of the FAFSA. In addition, If you’ve declared your major, you should contact your academic department or your college dean’s office about scholarships in your discipline. Each WCU athletic team coordinates scholarships for outstanding students. For more information, contact WCU athletics. February 1 for merit-based; varies for others  Western Carolina University, 218 Killian Annex, Cullowhee, North Carolina 28723, telephone 828-227-7290 or email finaid@wcu.edu or visit online (click for more information).
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UNC-Asheville - various scholarships available General Up to full tuition Varies; selections are based on class rank, GPA, and SAT/ACT scores. Must apply for admission by Nov. 15 to be to be considered for the Laurel's or Leadership Scholarships. November 15 or Varies  Office of Financial Aid, CPO#1330, The University of North Carolina at Asheville, One University Heights, Asheville, NC 28804-3299, telephone (828) 251-6535 or email kmatthew@unca.edu. Also visit online (click more information).
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Wake Forest University - various scholarships available General Up to full tuition Varies; selections are based on GPA, class rank, SAT or ACT scores and recognize extraordinary achievement, leadership, and talent. December 1, some January 1  Office of Financial Aid, Box 7305, Winston-Salem, NC 27109, telephone (336) 758-4209 or email scholarships@wfu.edu or visit online (click for more information).
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Georgia Institute of Technology - various scholarships available General Up to full tuition Varies Varies  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 for 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. 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 for more information)
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Winston-Salem State University - various scholarships available General Varies Varies; selections are based on GPA, positive attitude, financial need, references. The merit-based scholarships do not require a separate scholarship application; submitting a completed application for admission automatically qualifies applicants for consideration. Varies, priority on merit scholarships given to those applying before November 30th  Winston-Salem State University, 601 S. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, Winston-Salem, NC 27110, telephone (336) 750-2000 or (800) 257-4052 or visit online (click for more information).
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Discover Scholarship Program (formerly Discover Tribute Award) General Up to $30,000 Open to current high school Juniors. Must have at least 2.75 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale for 9th and 10th grades; with demonstrated accomplishments in leadership and community service. Must have faced a significant road block or challenge. Submit application, transcripts, recommendations. Applications will be available starting early December. Scholarships may be used for any type of post-high school education or training, certification, licensing, two- or four-year trade and technical education or a two- or four-year college degree. January  Discover Scholarship Program, telephone (866)756-7932 or visit website (click on more information).
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Coker College - various scholarships available General $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. Unavailable; 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 for more information) and use the drop down menu above for Financial Aid to get started.
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National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) - Young Entrepreneur Awards General $1,000-$10,000 Open to graduating high school seniors preparing to enter a 2-year or 4-year college, university or vocational/technical institute. Must demonstrate entrepreneurial spirit and initiative. Will be available on website in October. December 15  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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Wal-Mart Foundation and the Walton Family Foundation - various scholarships available General $3,000 - $13,000 Varies; Must be a graduating high school senior (or GED), US citizen or Permanent Legal Resident of the United States, accepted at an accredited two or four year college/university. Some for Wal-Mart employees; some can not be Wal-Mart employees. 2.5 GPA required for most; 22 Composite ACT or 1030 SAT (Critical Reading or Verbal + Math) required for Walton Family Foundation scholarship. Check website in November to apply Applications available November  apply online
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American Indian Education Foundation (AIEF) General 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  Telephone (866) 866-8642 or email scholarships@nrc1.org or visit online (click for more information)
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Denison University in Ohio - various scholarships available General Varies; up to full tuition Merit scholarships offered to highly qualified students who will be chosen based on strong academic performance. Must have 2.5 cumulative GPA. January 15  Admissions Staff, telephone 1-800-DENISON or visit online (click on more information) or email finaid@denison.edu.
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Bridgewater College of Virginia General $4,000 to full tuition Based on acceptance to Bridgewater College of VA. Full scholarships based on excellent academics and test scores. Rolling admissions; early acceptance recommended to receive top scholarships. Unavailable  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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Ron Brown Scholar Program General $10,000, annually for 4 years Open to African Americans high school seniors. 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 additional scholarship programs, 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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Campbell University - various scholarships available General Varies; Up to $14,000 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
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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 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 November  Visit online (click on more information). Or email cargill_scholarships@cargill.com. Also call Bev Loken at (952) 742-7068.
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KFC Colonel's Kids Foundation Scholarships General $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. Applications will be available online in December. February  Visit online (click for more information) or email kfcscholars@act.org or telephone (866) KFC-7240
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Coca-Cola Two-Year Colleges Scholarship Program General $1,000 Open to US citizens or permanent residents with at least a 2.5 GPA. Must be actively engaged in volunteer service or working at least part-time. May 31  Coca-Cola Two-year Colleges Scholarship Program, PO Box 1615, Atlanta, GA 30301-1615, telephone (800) 306-2653 or visit online (click for more information)
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Kohl's Kids Who Care General $50 - $5,000 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 either online or in-store from February 1 - March 15. 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 for more information)
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Andre Sobel River of Life Foundation - Andre Sobel Essay Award General up to $5,000, to be used in any way the recipient chooses The purpose of this competition is to honor the young survivors of a catastrophic illness. 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. Unavailable; information will be available in Spring-early Summer  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 for more information)
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College Foundation of North Carolina - various scholarships available General Varies Open to graduating North Carolina high school seniors. Requirements vary. Varies  Visit website (click for 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. Applications for each PinkRose Scholarship award period are accepted during the period beginning on June 1st, and ending on August 31st of each calendar year. PinkRose Scholarships shall be awarded during October of each year and are valid for the following calendar year only. Unavailable  The PinkRose Foundation, P.O. Box 4025 Dedham, MA 02027, email: info@pinkrose.org or visit online (click for more information)
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Champlain College - various scholarships available General Varies Selection based on academic achievement, community service, financial need and leadership activities November 15 for early decision, March 1 for incoming students  School Counselor or Champlain College, 163 South Willard Street, Burlington, VT 05401, telephone (800)570-5858. Or email finaid@champlain.edu
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AXA Achievement Community Scholarships General $2,000 - $25,000 Open to graduating high school seniors who are US citizens. 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. December 15  AXA Achievement Scholarship, Scholarship America, One Scholarship Way, PO Box 297, Saint Peter MN 56082, telephone (800) 537-4180.. Or visit website (click more information) for information and application.
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American Fire Sprinkler Association Scholarship General $2,000; 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. April  Visit American Fire Sprinkler Association website (click on more information). Essay and test are available through the site.
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Lowe's Scholarships General $1,000 to $15,000 Open to graduating high school seniors planning to attend an accredited two- or four-year university in the US. Winners are selected based on leadership qualities, community involvement and academic performance. Apply online using Access Key: LOWES after January 1. March 15, probably  Visit online (click more information)
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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. 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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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. Applications available after in 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 for more information).
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NC State University - various scholarships available General 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. 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. November 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 for more information).
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UNC-Pembroke - various scholarships available General Up to full tuition Varies; selections are based on academic record and involvement in extracurricular activities. The application deadline is March 1st. All students must be admitted to the University and must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. A merit scholarship application is available online. Offers a merit scholarship specific to Native Americans as well as for the general population. 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 for more information).
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NC A&T State University - various scholarships available General 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 encourage to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). February 15  NC A&T, 1601 E. 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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Alabama State University General Varies 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. 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 for 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 1  Visit online (click for 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. In NC, contest levels progress from school, Legion Post, district, state and national. In GA, contest levels progress from Legion Post, district, state and national. In CA, contest levels progress from Department, Local, District and Area. December  National website http://www.legion.org/programs/youthprograms/oratorical. For NC - American Legion Post State of NC Headquarters, PO Box 26657 Raleigh, NC 27611-6657, telephone (919) 832-7506. Visit online (click on more information). For GA - For additional information, 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 visit online (click on more information). For CA, contact your local American Legion Post for entry into the local or district contest or email calegion@pacific.net, or visit online (click on more information).
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Ayn Rand Essay Contests General $50 to $10,000 for 11th and 12th graders; $30 to $2,000 for 9th and 10th graders High school juniors and seniors; must complete an essay on the Ayn Rand novel "The Fountainhead". High school freshmen and sophomores; must complete an essay on the Ayn Rand novel "Anthem". Demonstrate an outstanding grasp of the philosophic and psychological meaning of the novel. April 25 for juniors/seniors; March 20 for freshmen/sophomores  "The Fountainhead" Essay Contest (or "Anthem" Essay Contest), Dept. W, The Ayn Rand Institute, PO Box 57044, Irvine, CA 92619-7044. Or visit online (click on more information). Or email essay@aynrand.org
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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. 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 for more information)
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UNC-Chapel Hill - various scholarships available General Up to full tuition Varies; selections are based on class rank, GPA, SAT/ACT scores Varies  Office of Scholarships and Student Aid, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 300 Pettigrew Hall, CB #2300, PO Box 1080, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-1080, telephone (919) 962-8396 or email aidinfo@unc.edu or visit online (click for more information)
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United States/ North Carolina JCI Senate Scholarship General $1,000 Open to graduating high school seniors who plan to continue their education at accredited post-secondary colleges, universities or vocational schools. Submit application and reference letters. Scholarships granted on local or state level. State chapters can be contacted through national website. as early as December, varies by state  Outside of North Carolina, visit the website (click more information) to find your state chapter contact information. North Carolina JCI Senate Scholarship, Marylou Harris, 3300 Pleasant Plains Rd, Apex NC 27502, telephone (919) 387-0611 or email Marylou Harris.
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United Negro College Fund (UNCF) - various scholarships available General Varies Open to African-American students with unmet financial need. Varies  UNCF Headquarters, 8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive, Fairfax, VA 22031, Phone: (703) 205-3400 Visit online (click on more information)
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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. Must apply for federal financial aid using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Apply online from HSF website. Varies-some as early as December  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 for more information)
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Auburn University - several scholarships available General 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. 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  Office of University Scholarships, 115 Quad Center, Auburn, Alabama 36849, (334) 844-7570 | E-mail: scholar@auburn.edu or visit online (click for more information)
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Pfizer's Epilepsy Scholarship Award General $3,000 Open to high school seniors who have applied to college and are under a doctor's care for epilepsy. Also open to college students. Eligible students have: overcome the challenges of epilepsy, been successful in school, done well in activities outside the classroom or in the community, and shown a desire to make the most out of college or graduate school. Spring  Pfizer Epilepsy Scholarship Award Center, c/o The Eden Communications Group, 515 Valley Street, Suite 200, Maplewood, NJ 07040, telephone (800) 292-7373. Or visit website (click more information) to download the application.
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Livingstone College - various scholarships available General $1,000 - $18,000; renewable Varies; selection may be based on GPA and SAT or ACT scores. UNCF scholarships available also. varies  Livingstone College, 701 W. Monroe St., Salisbury, NC 28144-5213, telephone (800) 835-3435. Also visit online (click for more information).
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Sallie Mae Fund - various scholarships available General $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 for more information)
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The Holocaust Remembrance Project General Up to $10,000, 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 October 1. Unavailable; probably 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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Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) scholarships General $1,000 - $5,000 Open to Latino students who are US citizens 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. April  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 for more information)
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Duke Energy Scholars General $1,000 - $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. Fall  Duke Energy headquarters, telephone (704) 594-6200 or email contactus@duke-energy.com. Visit online (click for 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. February 15  RMHC Scholarship Program, Scholarship Program Administrators, PO Box 22376, Nashville TN 37202 or visit online www.rmhc.org or visit online (Click for more information)
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Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation College Scholarship Program General Up to $10,000; renewable Open to graduating high school seniors who have lost a parent 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. Check in December for new application. February 1  Scholarship Program Administrators, Inc. (SPA), telephone (615) 320-3149 or email info@spaprog.com or collegescholarships@komen.org or visit online (Click for more information)
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Burger King Scholars Program General $1,000 Students do not have to be employed by Burger King to be eligible. Must be a deserving student needing funds for college 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. February  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: bdorado@whopper.com or visit online (Click for more information)
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Outstanding Students of America Scholarship General $1,000 Open to high school seniors who have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Must demonstrate outstanding commitment to community and school activities. Submit 250-word essay highlighting your accomplishments and why you deserve or need this scholarship. October 10  Outstanding Students of America, Scholarship and Awards Program, 3047 Sagefield Road, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405, telephone (205) 344-6322 or email info@outstandingstudentsofamerica.com or visit online (Click for 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 2  Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation, 302 Ridgefield Ct., Asheville, NC 28806, 828-665-6891 or 800-253-6530, email: familysupport@pbtfus.org or visit online (click for more information).
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The National Center for Learning Disabilities - Anne Ford Scholarship (other scholarships also available) General $750 to $10,000 Open to high school seniors who have an identified learning disability (candidates with ADD/ADHD also must provide documentation of a specific learning disability). Must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, demonstrated financial need and the intention of pursuing an undergraduate degree. Must complete a personal statement describing the applicant’s frustrations and triumphs in dealing with his or her specific learning disability. Other scholarships have different criteria, so visit website for more information. varies  Anne 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 for 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. March 31  Anil Lewis, Chairperson, NFB Scholarship Committee, Office: (410) 659-9314, x2415 or visit online (click for more information)
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Clemson University - various scholarships available General Varies; up to full tuition; some renewable Varies. must apply for admissions by December 1, and Admissions process completed by December 31 for academic recruiting and diversity awards. (Need-Based scholarships require the FAFSA submitted by February 15.) 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 and other  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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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 and up, 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 Scholarship 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. The Office of Undergraduate Admissions and Student Aid encourages students to contact the department of their intended major for 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 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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GA Court of Appeals/ Justice Served Oratorical Contest General $1000 to $5,000 Open to juniors and seniors who attend high school in Georgia. Must prepare and present an oration about some aspect of the justice system; topic to be determined. Watch website for updated information and application in the fall or call for information. Contest to be held in the fall. October 31  Contact Information: Justice Served, Roberta Earnhardt, 770-630-4359 or visit online (click on more information).
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LIFE (Life and Health Insurance Foundation for Education) - Life Lessons Scholarship Program General $500-$5,000 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 application in January. March-April  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. Applications available online January (click on more information).
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National Collegiate Cancer Foundation General $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 Spring for application. September of year enrolled  National Collegiate Cancer Foundation, P.O. Box 14190, Silver Spring, MD 20911, (717) 215-0943 or visit online (click for more information)
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Patient Advocate Foundation’s (PAF) Scholarships for 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. April  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 for more information)
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Cancer Survivors' Fund General Awards are case-by-case Scholarships are granted for college education of the cancer survivors. Recipients must be enrolled or accepted into an accredited undergraduate school. Recipients are selected by a committee based on applicants' personal hardship and financial need. Must complete online application, 2 letters of recommendation, letter from physician, and essay on a topic about cancer's affect on you. Scholarships available for fall and spring semesters, so check deadlines. 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 for 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  866-444-7427
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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. Entering freshmen, transfer students, and current University undergraduate students who apply will be considered for all scholarships for which they are eligible (with exceptions such as ROTC). 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). 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. December 1  The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 Local: (205) 348-8201, Toll Free: 1 (800) 933-BAMA (2262) or visit online (click for more information)
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National Society of Sons of the American Revolution (NSSAR) - George S. and Stella M. Knight Essay Contest General $500 to $2,500 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. Vary by state. Check website for local and state information.  National website has information for all state contests (click on more information).
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Imagine America Scholarship Program General $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 January to December  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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Peace College - various scholarships available General Up to full tuition, room and board Open to female students. Selection based on GPA, SAT score, class rank, evidence of strong community involvement. Varies  Peace College, 15 East Peace Street, Raleigh, NC 27604-1194, telephone (800) PEACE-47 or (919) 508-2260, or visit online (click for 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 for more information)
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The Ryan Mullaly Second Chance Fund General $1,000 We are looking for young men and women whose high school years were disrupted by cancer. Must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States; diagnosed with cancer or a recurrence of cancer between age 13 and graduation from high school; under active treatment for cancer while in high school, resulting in a substantial impact on your ability to attend class, take the SAT's, etc.; have a treatment history which includes chemotherapy and/or radiation; currently age 22 or younger; have not previously been awarded a scholarship from our Fund; AND currently pursuing an Associate's or Bachelor's degree at an accredited 2 year or 4 year college OR you are currently enrolled in an accredited post-secondary vocational or trade program which will culminate in certification. Graduate School Programs are not eligible. Priority is given to students still undergoing treatment, those with permanent effects from treatment and those at the beginning of their post-high school education. Proof of diagnosis and treatment is required in the form of a letter from the treating oncologist. Updated applications available in January. May 31  Email us: The2dChanceFund@aol.com Write to us: 26 MEADOW LANE, PENNINGTON NJ 08534, or visit online (click for more information)
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Boston College - Presidential Scholars Program General Full tuition 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 for more information)
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Cox Heroes College Scholarships General up to $10,000; renewable Cox rewards academic excellence and personal perseverance by granting scholarships to individuals who are overcoming personal challenges while pursuing educational advancement. Scholarships are available to high school seniors and adults re-entering the educational arena. These scholarships are specific to students living in a Cox service area and attending an educational institution in San Diego County. Funds may be used for tuition, books and fees. To qualify, high school graduates must be a June graduate of a high school in San Diego County, have a minimum 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale, be attending an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in San Diego County, have a demonstrated financial need, have a strong commitment to civic participation, as demonstrated by involvement in school, work, and/or community activities, be enrolled as a full time student beginning in fall semester following graduation. January  COX HEROES SCHOLARSHIP, c/o Cox Communications, 5159 Federal Blvd., San Diego, CA 92105 Attn: Melissa McGee, (619) 266-5286 or visit online (click for more information)
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Dr. Bertha O. Pendleton Scholarship Fund General Unavailable The Dr. Bertha O. Pendleton Scholarship is open to: Graduating high school seniors from San Diego Unified School District who are pursuing a career in teaching and plan to attend an accredited two-year college or four-year university in the United States, Have a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale, Have a strong record of responsible citizenship. For more information or to obtain a copy of the application and guidelines, please contact your high school counselor. Unavailable  High school guidance counselor
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Point Loma High School - Jonathan Hastings Foster Scholarship General Unavailable Named in memory of Jonathan Hastings Foster, this scholarship will provide financial assistance to a graduating senior from Point Loma High School. The Jonathan Hastings Foster Scholarship is open to: Graduating seniors from Point Loma High School who will attend an accredited four-year college or university in the United States, Have a minimum 3.50 GPA on a 4.0 scale, Are actively involved in their community, as demonstrated by their involvement in extra-curricular activities, community service, and/or work experience. March  The San Diego Foundation, 2508 Historic Decatur Road, Suite 200, San Diego, CA 92106 Phone: (619) 814-1343 or visit online (click for more information).
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Italian Catholic Federation - College Scholarship Program General $400; renewable at greater amounts Applications are received from students in public as well as Catholic high schools in California, Arizona, Nevada, and Illinois. To apply, students must be of the Catholic faith and of Italian heritage (or children or grand children of non-Italian ICF members) and meet academic, financial need, and character requirements. Recipients must maintain a GPA of at least 3.2 and live within the Roman Catholic Dioceses of California, Nevada, Illinois and Arizona, only where Branches of the Federation are established. First year scholarship winners are eligible for second, third, and fourth year awards of $500, $600, and $1,000 respectively. Applications for the upcoming year are available end of November, and the Scholarship committee meets in April to review applications and make its selections. The awards are made in the summer months following completion of the previous school year. March 15  Italian Catholic Federation, 8393 Capwell Drive, Suite 110, Oakland CA 94621 tel: 888/ICF-1924; 510/633-9058; fax: 510/633-9758; Email: info@icf.org or visit online (Click for 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. Unavailable  See your school guidance counselor. Counselors should email: e-mail comcast@applyists.com to see if the school is eligible. Visit online (click for more information).
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Southern Polytechnic State University - several scholarships available General 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 for more information)
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Town and Gown of the University of Southern California Competitive Scholarships General $10,000 Scholarship Eligibility Requirements include: U.S. citizen (Permanent Residents do not qualify), Permanent resident of Southern California (Bakersfield is the northernmost boundary), Not related to a current member of the Town and Gown of USC Board or Scholarship Committee, Demonstrate academic strengths, leadership ability, and community involvement, Full-time students depending upon the school, Not receiving tuition remission, Scholarship funds must be used for tuition. Incoming Freshmen Scholarship Recipients have taken the most demanding curriculum and achieved at the highest level during their high school experience. Average SAT and ACT scores are in the top 2-3% of all students nationwide. Recommended average GPA is 3.8. Academic criteria, school activities, community involvement, and leadership are considered in the awards process. Application available on website. December 1  townandgown4sc@yahoo.com or visit online (click for more information)
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Mississippi State University -- several scholarships available General ranging from the cost of books and housing to full resident and non-resident tuition MSU offers general 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. Mississippi State University has a variety of academic scholarships including scholarships for National Merit and National Achievement finalists and semi-finalists, National Hispanic Scholars, Valedictorians, Salutatorians, and overall academic excellence. In addition to earned outstanding honors and awards, these scholarships require an above average ACT/SAT score, a competitive high school GPA, and excellent leadership and service activities. December 1 for distinguished scholars; February 1 for general scholars  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 for 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; December 1 for the rest  Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships, 115 Student Services Building, Knoxville, TN 37996, 865-974-3131, e-mail: finaid@utk.edu or visit online (click for more information)
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Vanderbilt University -- several scholarships available General Up to full tuition plus stipend Each year Vanderbilt awards approximately 300 merit-based scholarships to applicants who demonstrate exceptional accomplishment and intellectual promise. These students represent the top 2 percent 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. Application required. A number of need-based awards also available. December 1, or January 3  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 for more information)
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Southern Catholic University - several scholarships available General varies Students who would like to be considered for a scholarship award must simply submit a completed SCC Application for Admission; no additional scholarship application is required. Different scholarship levels available based on strong academic and test scores. When making admission decisions, they consider: High School Curriculum, Grades, Class Rank, Other College Coursework (if any), Standardized Test Results Recommendation(s), Extracurricular Activities. Rolling admissions process  Southern Catholic College, 330 Southern Catholic Drive, Dawsonville, GA 30534, Local: 706-344-4000 Toll Free: 866-722-2003, admission@southerncatholic.org or visit online (click for more information)
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Sewanee: The University of the South General $12,000 or more In order to be considered for a merit-based scholarship, you must submit this form and all other application materials by December 1 (postmark date). If you are selected as a finalist for our scholarships, you will be required to submit an additional essay. Failure to do so will prevent your application from being reviewed for scholarships with a value of $12,000 or more. 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 for more information)
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Kennesaw State University - several scholarships available General Varies Only one application is required to apply for different scholarships offered. Scholarships are based on many different measurements of scholarship including academic excellence (GPA), program of study, leadership, community service experience, financial need, and written communication in the form of essays. The Scholarship Website will be accepting applications for the upcoming academic year beginning November 15. Unavailable  Kennesaw State University, Office of Undergraduate Admissions, 1000 Chastain Road, #0115, Kennesaw, Georgia 30144-5591, or email scholarshipapps@kennesaw.edu or visit online (click for more information).
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HOPE Scholarship General Up to full tuition and mandatory fees and book allowance If you are a Georgia resident enrolling in a degree program at an eligible Georgia public or private college, university, or public technical college, you may be eligible for the HOPE Scholarship. Recipients have graduated from an eligible high school with a "B" average, as defined by the HOPE program, or have earned at least a 3.0 grade point average at the college level at specific credit-hour checkpoints. Students who earned a GED or graduated from an ineligible high school or home study program may qualify for a HOPE Scholarship, as an entering freshman, based on their SAT or ACT scores. Be enrolled as a degree-seeking student at an eligible public or private college or university or technical college in Georgia. Meet HOPE's Georgia residency requirements. Meet HOPE's U.S. citizenship or eligible non-citizen requirements. Be in compliance with Selective Service registration requirements. Be in compliance with the Georgia Drug-Free Postsecondary Education Act of 1990. A student may be ineligible for HOPE payment if he or she has been convicted for committing certain felony offenses involving marijuana, controlled substances, or dangerous drugs. Not be in default or owe a refund on a student financial aid program. Maintain satisfactory academic progress as defined by the college. The award at public institutions covers tuition, HOPE-approved mandatory fees, and a book allowance. If you wish to enroll in a Georgia private institution, you may be eligible for a $3,500 per academic year scholarship for full-time study or $1,750 for half-time study (6-11 hours). Unavailable  Georgia Student Financial Commission, 2082 East Exchange Place, Tucker, Georgia 30084, Telephone: In Metro Atlanta (770) 724-9000, Toll-Free 1-800-505-GSFC, gsfcinfo@gsfc.org or visit online (click for more information)
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Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship General Up to $1,500; renewable For GA residents only. This scholarship program is federally funded and does NOT restrict recipients to attending a college or university in Georgia. To be considered for the Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship, you must be nominated by the high school you are attending. You can obtain an application from your high school counselor's office in December of the same academic year as your high school graduation. Must demonstrate outstanding high school academic achievement; Be a legal resident of Georgia; Be a U.S. citizen, or a permanent resident who meets residency requirements, or national of the U.S. or have evidence from INS of eligible permanent resident alien status; Submit application materials including all documentation on or before February 1 of the same academic year as high school completion; Graduate from a public or private high school or receive the GED in the same year as application for the scholarship; Must have applied or been accepted at an eligible institution of higher education for full-time status. February 1  Georgia Student Financial Commission, 2082 East Exchange Place, Tucker, Georgia 30084, Telephone: In Metro Atlanta (770) 724-9000, Toll-Free 1-800-505-GSFC, gsfcinfo@gsfc.org or visit online (click for 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, $35.00 application fee, an official high school transcript, and SAT or ACT scores by the February 1 deadline. All information on file in the Office of Admissions on February 1 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. 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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Atlanta Christian College General Unavailable ACC awards a number of merit-based scholarships each year. These are typically awarded based on academic or leadership ability and Christian character. 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. August 1 of enrollment year  Atlanta Christian College, Admission Office, 2605 Ben Hill Road, East Point, GA 30344, Phone: 404-761-8861 Toll-free: 800-776-1ACC or visit online (click for more information) or visit online (click for more information)
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California Alumni Scholarships at UC Berkeley - Achievement Award General Up to $6,000 per year and a laptop; renewable Each year, highly qualified and community-minded students with a proven track record of academic success, gain admission to Berkeley but cannot afford to attend. The Achievement Award Program (TAAP) offers these students substantial scholarship funding and support services to provide the opportunity of a Berkeley education. The Achievement Award Program is a four-year scholarship program for incoming freshman students and a two-year scholarship program for incoming junior transfer students. Only incoming Cal students are eligible to apply for this scholarship program. Requires minimum 3.0 unweighted GPA, Gross family income of $86,000 or less, California resident as defined by the AB 540 guidelines Submit a UC Berkeley application, Submit a Statement of Intent to Register (SIR) to UC Berkeley by May 1. The scholarship is renewable, provided recipients meet the following program requirements: Full-time enrollment at UC Berkeley, Evening scholar meetings and events throughout the academic year (e.g. attendance at overnight Fall Retreat), 10 hours of community service and outreach per semester, 2.0 cumulative GPA, "Satisfactory Academic Progress" as defined by the Office of Financial Aid and the scholar's college. Application opens December; deadline TBA  Alumni House, Berkeley, CA 94720-7520, Toll-Free: (888) CAL-ALUM, scholarships@alumni.berkeley.edu or visit online (click for 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 open Dec and close Feb. Dec - Feb  Alumni House, Berkeley, CA 94720-7520, Toll-Free: (888) CAL-ALUM, scholarships@alumni.berkeley.edu or visit online (click for more information).
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California Alumni Scholarships at UC Berkeley - The Equity Award General $20,000 total ($5000 per year) for 4 years (8 semesters) The Equity Scholarship began in 2008 to assist with Chancellor Birgeneau's initiative to make UC Berkeley a more diverse campus. This four-year, merit-based scholarship provides an incentive for high-caliber African-American, Chicano/Latino, and Native American students to matriculate at UC Berkeley. Requirements: Minimum 3.0 unweighted GPA, California resident as defined by the AB 540 guidelines, Submit a UC Berkeley application for enrollment, In your application to UC Berkeley, you must report and verify gross family income of $40,000 to $99,999, self-identify as African-American/Black, American-Indian/Alaskan, Mexican/Chicano, and/or Spanish-American/Latino, Must be admitted to UC Berkeley for enrollment, Submit a Statement of Intent to Register (SIR) to UC Berkeley by May for enrollment in the Fall semester. November  Alumni House, Berkeley, CA 94720-7520, Toll-Free: (888) CAL-ALUM, scholarships@alumni.berkeley.edu or visit online (click for more information).
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UC Berkeley - Regents’ and Chancellor’s Scholarship Program (By Invitation Only) General Varies: $1,000 for honorary awards, as needed for needs-based awards, renewable The Regents’ and Chancellor’s Scholarship carries the highest honor awarded by the University of California, Berkeley to entering undergraduates. The Faculty Committee selects candidates on the basis of the information available on their UC Application for Undergraduate Admission, including GPA and SAT test scores. Other factors that may be considered include: the application personal statement, letters of recommendation, extracurricular activities, academic potential, evidence of overcoming personal hardship, and other academic or personal qualities that would make a distinctive contribution to the campus. Selection occurs Feb-Mar  Visit online (click for more information) and to find the appropriate email address or call (510) 642-6442: 10:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. Monday-Friday.
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AFA Teens for Alzheimer's Awareness College Scholarship General $5,000 -grand-prize winner, a $500 - first runner-up and a $250 -second runner-up 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, info@afateens.org 866.AFA.8484 or visit online (Click for 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. 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 for more information).
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Johnson & Wales University (JWU) - (various scholarships available) General $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. March 3  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 for more information)
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UC Berkeley - Berkeley Undergraduate Scholarship General varies, based on need The Berkeley Undergraduate Scholarship is awarded to new and continuing students on the basis of both academic merit and financial need. Students entering Berkeley from high school must have a 4.1 GPA. Those entering from community college must have a 3.5 GPA. Continuing students must have a 3.5 GPA. The amount of the scholarship is based on your level of financial need. There is no application process other than applying for financial aid by completing the FAFSA. 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 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by the UC Berkeley March deadline. March  Visit online (click for 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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College of Charleston - various scholarships available General Varies; up to full tuition Varies October/ varies  Office of Admissions, 66 George Street, Charleston, SC 29424, telephone (843) 953-5540 or visit online www.cofc.edu
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Fayetteville State University - various scholarships available General Varies Varies Varies  Office of Financial Aid, Fayetteville State University, 1200 Murchison Road, Fayetteville, NC 28301-4298, telephone (800) 368-4210. Also visit online (click on more information).
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Hampton-Sydney College - various scholarships available General Up to full tuition Selection based on outstanding academic and extracurricular achievement. To be considered for any honors scholarship, all candidates must apply for admission to the College, through the Admissions Office; no special forms are required. Fall  Hampton-Sydney College, Hampden-Sydney, VA 23943, telephone (800) 755-0733 or email hsfinaid@hsc.ed or visit online (click for more information)
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Mars Hill College - various scholarships available General Up to full tuition 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. 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 for more information)
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ECPI College of Technology General $1,500 - $3,000 Must be a high school senior planning to attend ECPI; GPA and SAT/ACT and community service are considered. April  ECPI, telephone (866) 708-6167 or visit online (click for more information)
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Converse College - various scholarships available General $2,000 to $13,000 annually. Or more for highest level students. Selection based on SAT scores, class rank, academics and leadership. January  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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Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Scholarship General Varies Scholarship awarded by the San Diego Indian American Society, to graduating Seniors (competition is open to all students) in San Diego County High Schools with a minimum GPA of 3.8. Each applicant should send the application through the school's scholarship coordinator with two essays: (1) on relevance of non-violence for a society and/or an individual and (2) on long-term goals of the student. The criteria for selection include: (1) Academic excellence (2) Community involvement (3) Statement of purpose for college (4) An original essay on "nonviolent means for conflict resolution" (5) Recommendations by teachers and (6) Financial need and educational background of parents. Schools should nominate two graduating seniors with a grade point average of at least 3.8. The selection is open to all irrespective of his or her national origin. April 15  Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Scholarship, Purvee Parikh, Secretary, Selection Committee, 4168 Pallon Court, San Diego, 92124; purvee1211@yahoo.com, (619) 698 5058 or visit online (click for more information)
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Naval Officers’ Spouses’ Club of San Diego General $500 to $2,000 For graduating San Diego County seniors who are dependent children of active duty, retired, or deceased members of the Navy, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard. Recipients must have applied to attend an accredited two-year or four-year institution for full time study. Applicant or military sponsor must reside in the greater San Diego area at the time of application. A dependant child applicant must be graduating from a San Diego area high school in the year of application. April 15  NOSC Scholarship Committee, PO Box 182104, Coronado, CA 92178, Scholarships Chairman at scholarships@noscsandiego.com or visit online (click for more information)
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RMHC/Hispanic American Commitment to Educational Resources Scholarship (HACER) General $5,000 Ronald McDonald House Charities® (RMHC®) of Southern California, RMHC of San Diego, the McDonald’s Operators’ Association of Southern California (MOASC) and the McDonald’s Operators’ Association of San Diego (MOASD) annually sponsor college scholarship programs for students from communities who face limited access to educational and career opportunities. Applicants must be currently enrolled high school seniors in San Diego County who have at least one parent of Hispanic heritage and who are eligible to attend a two- or four-year college or university with a complete course of study. March  Stephanie Kurtz, 619/296-0605 or sk@nstpr.com or visit online (click for more information)
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San Diego County Citizens' Scholarship General $1,000 Sponsored by the San Diego county Citizen's Scholarship Foundation for students who have demonstrated financial need. Awards will be make only to San Diego County high school seniors who will attend a degree-granting San Diego county college or university during the upcoming academic year as a full-time student (12-unit minimum). March 2  SAN DIEGO COUNTY CITIZEN’S SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION, PO Box 7484, San Diego, CA 92167, Bill Hall at (619) 260-2362 or billhall@sandiego.edu  
Taiwanese-American Foundation of San Diego General $500 All seniors attending public high schools in the San Diego area who are entering college in the fall. Must have a cumulative 3.2 GPA or higher. The Scholarship Committee evaluates the applicants in terms of their academic achievements, service to the community, and leadership ability. Two of the scholarships, however, are reserved for qualified applicants with financial needs. Candidates for the scholarship can either be nominated by school counselors or students can apply on their own. Applications by financially disadvantaged students are particularly encouraged. Students can contact Scholarship Counselor of each respective high school district or contact Taiwanese American Community Center. April 15  Paul Jem, Honors and Awards Committee, 7170 Convoy Court, San Diego 92111, (858) 560-8884, E-mail: ctu@ucsd.edu, Or Taiwanese American Community Center at (858)560-8884. Or visit online (click for more information).
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University of Oregon Scholarship from the UO San Diego Alumni Association General $1,000 The University of Oregon San Diego Alumni Association will award one or more annual scholarships of $1,000 to San Diego County high school seniors who plan to attend the University of Oregon in the Fall. Application requirements are as follows: Official Alumni Association Chapter Scholarship Application; two (2) letters of recommendations (one from an academic source and one from a leadership advisor); a transcript; one-page typewritten essay addressing the following topic: The University of Oregon's motto is Mens agitat molem, or Minds Move Mountains. What mountains do you want to move and how will you use your University of Oregon education to do so? You are encouraged to be personal and write about things that are important to you. The essay is an important part of the application. Please type, single or double space, and limit to one page. Application can be downloaded from the website. March 1  Charmaine Buehner, Admissions Chair, San Diego UO Alumni Association, &McKenzie LLP, 101 West Broadway, Suite 1200, San Diego, CA 92101 charmaine.h.buehner@bakernet.com , 619-236-1441 or visit online (click for more information)
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Holiday Bowl Memorial Scholarship Award General $10,000 This award is presented annually to a high school senior from San Diego County who has excelled academically and within his/her community (school and outside). Citizenship and leadership in extracurricular activities are particularly important criteria’s for this award. Application, handwritten personal statement and two letters of recommendation must be submitted. early November  Laura delaMontaigne, (619) 283-5808, x. 311, laura@holidaybowl.com, Holiday Bowl, P.O. Box 601400, San Diego CA 92160-1400 or visit online (click for 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 2008. Submit the APAA scholarship application, autobiographical essay, two letters of recommendation and an official transcript by Feb. 6, 2009. February 6  Asian Pacific Alumni Association, Widney, Alumni House, 635 Childs Way, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0461. Phone: (213) 740-6380. or visit online (click for more information)
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Half-Century Trojans Endowed General $10,000 Open to freshmen and transfers. Applicant must be related to a Half-Century Trojan (USC alumna or alumnus who graduated at least 50 years ago). Selection criteria include academic achievement, potential for leadership and community service. Submit a completed 2009 Undergraduate Application and Half-Century Trojan Scholarship Application. Applications are available for download at www.usc.edu/schools/ college/admission/scholarships.html. December 1  contact USC College at (213) 740-5930 or visit online (click for more information)
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University of Southern California - Jewish Leadership Scholarship General $10,000 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 2009 Undergraduate Application and Jewish Leadership Application by Dec. 1. Applications are available for download at www.usc.edu/financialaid (click on Grants & Scholarships). December 1  contact USC College at (213) 740-5930 or visit online (click for more information)
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Mexican American Alumni Association of the University of Southern California General $1,000 to $5,000 Awarded to undergraduate students on the basis of academic achievement, demonstrated financial need and commitment to the Hispanic community. You must apply for federal, state and university financial aid. The MAAA supplemental application (available January) must be submitted. May 30  Contact the Mexican American Programs Office, Student Union 203, Los Angeles, CA 90089-4890. Phone: (213) 740-4735. or visit online (click for more information)
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Norman Topping Student Aid Fund (NTSAF) (University of Southern California) General Vary The purpose of the NTSAF is to assist students with high financial need who demonstrate an extraordinary level of community awareness in their pursuit of higher education at USC. First-generation college students and local area applicants are given primary consideration in the selection process. Please note that the scholarship is not limited to these populations. Submit a completed NTSAF Scholarship application by the postmark deadline of Feb. 13 for freshmen. An interview will be required for scholarship finalists. All applicants must obtain and complete all forms required by the USC Financial Aid Office. Online applications are available at www.usc.edu/ntsaf. February 13  Norman Topping Student Aid Fund, Division of Student Affairs, University of Southern California Student Union 202, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0890, Phone: (213) 740-7575, Fax: (213) 740-0139, Email: ntsaf@usc.edu or visit online (click for more information)
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SCions (University of Southern California) General $1,000 to $2,500 Open to freshmen and transfers. Applicant must be the sibling, child, grandchild or great-grandchild of a USC alumnus/alumna. Competitive freshman candidates will be at the top of our applicant pool with respect to GPA and SAT or ACT scores. A personal interview is required. Submit a completed 2009 Undergraduate Application and SCion Scholarship Application, found online. December 1  For more information about USC Alumni Association scholarships call (213) 740-2300 or visit online (click for more information).
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Garfield High School Rotary Club of La Jolla -STRIVE SCHOLARSHIPS General Unavailable STRIVE SCHOLARSHIPS go to selective students graduating from the Garfield High School in San Diego. Students making the greatest advances in this new environment are given scholarships in support of their first years in trade schools or community colleges after graduation from Garfield. April 23  Rotary Club of La Jolla, Scholarship Committee, P.O. Box 525, La Jolla, CA 92038, scholarships@RotaryClubofLaJolla.com or visit online (Click for more information)
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Junior Seau Foundation Scholars of Excellence Program General $2,500 to $10,000; not renewable As part of Junior’s effort to help young people achieve their dreams, the Foundation established the Scholars of Excellence program in 1992. Through the Scholars of Excellence program, promising high school students receive financial support so that they may achieve their goals of higher education. Applicants must be graduating from a San Diego County high school, who has committed to attend a four year college or university beginning the fall semester. Applicants must be United States Citizens or have permanent residency status. Applicants must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better and satisfactory citizenship in school. Applicants must complete the Scholarship Application Form. Applicants must include 2 letters of recommendation from an administrator, teacher, counselor or community service mentor. Applicants must include an official transcript. Applicants with a combined household income of $100,000 or more will not be considered. A copy of the tax return must be included. Application and more details available February. mid April  Junior Seau Foundation, Attn: Scholarships, 8787 Complex Drive, Suite 200, San Diego, CA 92123, 858-244-SEAU or visit online (click for more information)
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CORE Chicano Organizing Research and Education - Que Llueva Cafe Scholarship General $500 to $1,000 Eligibility Criteria: Must be of Latino descent, Must be an undocumented student, Must be a graduating 12th grade student who will enroll in an accredited university or college in the US or Puerto Rico for the following academic year. Student must demonstrate financial need. Application Requirements: General Scholarship Application, Written Response (1000 words), 2 Letters of reference, Statement of financial need, Official High School Transcript, Proof of acceptance into accredited university or college. Check back on website for current year information. Unavailable  Chicano Organizing & Research in Education, P.O. Box 160144, Sacramento, CA 95816, Email: information@ca-core.org or visit online (click for 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 United States 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. Other scholarships for relatives of Elks members also available. November 2  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 for more information). San Diego lodge: 7430 Jackson Drive San Diego, CA 92119-2319
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University of Oregon- several scholarships available General varies There are many opportunities to receive scholarships at the University of Oregon, some are strictly merit-based, while others also look for diversity, financial need, . Some require an additional scholarship application while others only require meeting the eligibility requirements and applying for admission by specified date. January 15  University of Oregon, Office of Financial Aid, 260 Oregon Hall, 1278 University of Oregon Eugene, OR 97403-1278, (800) 760-6953, (541) 346-3221, (541) 346-1175 [fax], fawww@uoregon.edu or visit online (click for more information).
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University of Nevada--Las Vegas - Western Undergraduate Exchange Scholarship General regular in-state tuition plus 50 percent of that amount The UNLV Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) Scholarship is designated to outstanding scholars residing in the one of the following WICHE (Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education) states: AK, ID, OR, AZ, MT, SD, CA, UT, CO, NM, WA, HI, ND, or WY. Incoming freshmen who have never attended college must have a weighted 3.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA) on the required core classes, calculated through the admissions process, and one of the following: 3.25 overall GPA or minimum 1,100 SAT score (combined critical reading and math) or a minimum 24 ACT score. First-time students at UNLV must apply for the WUE Scholarship through the UNLV Scholarship application February 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 for 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 for more information).
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San Diego State University - several scholarships available General Varies The majority of SDSU scholarships available through the Scholarships Search will begin accepting applications on August 10. The scholarship search and application process is available all year with various deadlines for different scholarships. See website (click for more information) to search for scholarships available. You can apply for an SDSU scholarship once you have your RedID (your student identification number). You will find SDSU scholarships using our Scholarship Search Web site. In addition, check with your academic department for other scholarships that may be offered exclusively through the department. Apply for SDSU scholarships through our Scholarship Search Web site. To apply, select the "Apply Online Now" button at the bottom of the page. February 1  San Diego State University, 5500 Campanile Drive, San Diego, CA 92182-7455, (619) 594-6336 or visit online (click for 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 admitted by 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 for more information).
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California Wine Grape Growers Foundation (CWGGF) General $500 to $1,000 The California Wine Grape Growers Foundation (CWGGF) is offering up to six scholarships to graduating high school seniors. Only the children of vineyard workers employed in the 2008 or 2009 wine grape growing season are eligible to apply. Must be legal permanent resident or U.S. citizen. However, children of wine grape growers may request a waiver from the eligibility requirement based upon financial need. Students may study the subject of their choice. However, to stay active in this program, students must be enrolled in 12 college units during the scholarship award period. Up to two scholarships being offered each provide $1,000 per year for four years (provided studies continue to be completed satisfactorily) at any campus in the University of California or California State University system. Another four scholarships each provide $500 a year for two years at any California community college. Selection is based upon financial need, demonstrated scholastic ability, community involvement and leadership and/or work history, and your determination to succeed. early April  California Wine Grape Growers Foundation, 1325 J. Street, Suite 1560, Sacramento, CA 95814, Email info@cawg.org, Phone (916) 379-8995 or visit online (click for more information)
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San Diego Chargers - Chargers Champions General $5, 000 and a laptop computer Open to 11th graders with strong records of service and leadership planning to attend a four-year college or university. Must provide two letters of recommendation with written application. Minimum 3.0 GPA required. Application: Available at the beginning of each year via our website at www.chargers.com in the community section. June  Chargers Champions, Students Making a Difference, P.O. Box 609609, San Diego, CA 92160, contact: James (858) 874-4500 or visit online (click for more information)
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Federal Employees Scholarship Foundation General $1,500; not renewable Applicants must be residents of San Diego County, have a grade point average (GPA) of 3.5 or higher (for college-bound), and participate in school and community activities. All applicants are considered solely on the basis of scholastic merit. All fields of study are eligible. Application will be available on website by February 22. March 15  Federal Employees Scholarship Foundation, P.O. Box 26785, San Diego, CA 92196 or visit online (click for more information)
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CalGrants General varies There are several types of Cal Grant awards. Each of the Cal Grants are for students pursuing an undergraduate associate's or bachelor's degree or an occupational training program. CalGrants can be used at any California community college, UCS, CSUS, private and most career/technical schools. If you are a high school senior, a recent high school graduate or you just got your GED, and you meet all the requirements and you apply by the deadline, you are guaranteed to receive a Cal Grant Entitlement award. Some grants have GPA minimums. To be eligible for a Cal Grant you must: Submit the FAFSA and your verified Cal Grant GPA by the deadline, be a US citizen or eligible non-citizen, Be a California resident when you graduated from high school, Have a Social Security number, Attend a qualifying California college, Not have a bachelor’s or professional degree, Have financial need based on your college costs, Have family income and assets below the established ceilings, Meet any minimum GPA requirements, Be in a program leading to an undergraduate degree or certificate, Be enrolled at least half time, Have registered with U.S. Selective Service (most males), Not owe a refund on a state or federal grant, or be in default on a student loan. September 2  e-mail them to studentsupport@csac.ca.gov or call 888-CA-GRANT (888-224-7268) or visit online (click for more information)
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La Jolla High Schools - La Jolla Rotary Foundation Scholarship Award General Unavailable The goal of the La Jolla Rotary Scholarship program is to assist graduates from La Jolla high schools to further their education and to reward achievement by those students. Applicant must attend a four year college or university in the United States of his or her choice as a full-time student, with enrollment commencing in the Fall. Applicant must be a citizen of the United States. · Applicant will be considered on the basis of: Demonstrated financial need, Evidence of academic achievement (un-weighted 3.2 GPA minimum), Other outstanding characteristics, experience or skills, Personal presentation and other qualities, and must be available for an interview and a luncheon both scheduled in May (see website for dates). Applicant cannot be a child, grandchild, niece or nephew of a member of the Rotary Club of La Jolla. Applicant must provide a completed application, an official transcript from the school registrar including verification of SAT scores, a passport sized photo of self, Student Aid Report (SAR) including your Expected Family Contribution (EFC). April 23  Rotary Club of La Jolla, Chair, Scholarship Committee, P.O. Box 525, La Jolla, CA 92038 Email: scholarships@RotaryClubofLaJolla.com or visit online (Click for more information)
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University of Arkansas - several scholarships available General $2,000 to $8,000, renewable There is a single scholarship application for entering freshman academic scholarships, which include the Chancellor’s, Silas Hunt, and University Scholarships. Students can begin this process by registering online or downloading a paper version of the application on the Apply Online page of the High School Seniors section of our website. This single application will allow a student to apply for 90% of merit-based scholarships available to entering freshmen. Scholarship applicants must also apply for admission to the University of Arkansas via a separate Admission Application. The scholarship recipients are in the top 5% of all students nationally, based on GPA, strength of curriculum, ACT and/or SAT scores, writing skills, demonstrated leadership, success in national scholarship competitions, and many other areas of achievement. The scholarships are awarded competitively. Candidates for scholarships typically have a minimum of a 3.75 GPA and 28 ACT/1240 SAT. The strongest candidates routinely exceed listed minimums while demonstrating a clear commitment to an advanced curriculum, achievement/distinction in many other areas, and superior writing skills. Other departmental scholarships also available as well as Prestigious Fellowship award for the top 2% academically. These require separate applications. November 15 for early consideration (recommended); February 1 for general  Office of Academic Scholarships, 101 Old Main University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701, Phone 479-575-4464, Fax 479-575-4329 or scholars@uark.edu or visit online (click for more information)
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Unity Lodge #632, Annual Scholarship Program General $1,000 to $5,000 These scholarships are awarded to graduating high school seniors that will be attending an accredited four (4) year institution of higher learning as a full-time undergraduate freshman. Masonic relationship or membership is not required. Student need not show evidence of financial need. All awards are subject to funds available; up to 5 awards will be granted. This fund does not have sufficient resources to grant awards to all worthy students who may apply. For further information download the Notice and Application at our web site. March 30  Unity Lodge #632, 3366 Adams Ave., San Diego, CA 92116, Phone: (619) 284-0925, scholarship_committee@unitylodge.net or visit online (click for more information)
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Jessie Klicka Foundation General Between $1,000 and $2,000; renewable Student must be planning to attend a 4 year college or university. Will accept two applications from each high school, accompanied by a counselor or principal recommendation. April 20  Katharine Klicka 690 Laguna Drive Carlsbad, CA 92008 760-720-5429  
Cal Aggie Alumni Association (CAAA) - UC Davis General $1000 to $4,000 and are not renewable; also $10,000 (over 2 years) The Cal Aggie Alumni Association (CAAA) awards alumni scholarships to outstanding students entering the fall term from California, Oregon and Washington. Students do not need to have an affiliation with CAAA or a relative who attended UC Davis. The minimum GPA requirement is 3.50 for freshman applicants and 3.25 for transfer applicants from community colleges. An online essay must be submitted as part of the application by February. CAAA scholars are notified of their awards by April. Application available in November. February  Cal Aggie Alumni Association, alumni@ucdavis.edu, (800) 242-4723 or visit online (click on more information)
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Alumnae Scholarship Program / Alumni Club Scholarships (University of Southern California) General $1,000 to $4,000; some renewable Open to freshmen and transfers; primarily awarded to California residents. Strong emphasis is placed on leadership and academic performance. Competitive freshman candidates will be at the top of our applicant pool with respect to GPA and SAT or ACT scores. Transfer applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.6. Each alumnae group that awards scholarships establishes individual qualifications. A personal interview is required. Submit a completed Undergraduate Application and Alumnae Scholarship Application by Dec. Applications can be submitted online at December 1  For more information about USC Alumni Association scholarships call (213) 740-2300 or visit online (click for more information).
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University of Notre Dame - several scholarships available General Unavailable Many prospective students and parents inquire about applying for "academic" or "merit" scholarships at Notre Dame. 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 for more information)
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Morris Brown College - various scholarships available General Unavailable Students who wish to be considered for Financial Aid or In Kind Work-Study at Morris Brown College must complete a Financial Aid Application and return it to the Financial Aid Office no later than August 05, or Fax you application to 404.7391055. You will be notified of the Scholarship Committee's decision prior registration. Typically, to receive a scholarship you must be admitted or enrolled full-time at Morris Brown College, have a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0, have a financial need as assessed by the Scholarship, and have good moral character. August of year enrolled  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 for more information)
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Armstrong Atlantic State University General Unavailable There are many scholarships available to AASU students, which are awarded on the basis of merit, need or both. 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. In reviewing the applications the committee considers many factors including academic achievements, GPA, SAT scores, extracurricular activities, financial need and the applicant's statement. The statement is evaluated for its message, organization, grammar and demeanor. Be sure to take your time and check your spelling. March 1  Armstrong Atlantic State University, a University System of Georgia Institution, 11935 Abercorn Street, Savannah, Georgia 31419, Office of Financial Aid via email at finaid@armstrong.edu or call us at 912.344.3266 or visit online (click for more information)
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Waycross College General unavailable The WAYCROSS COLLEGE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS were established by local citizens and organizations to provide incentive, encouragement, and recognition to Waycross College students with proven records or academic accomplishment and excellence in their high school and college work. Potential students are encouraged to apply for these scholarships. Information on Foundation Scholarships may be obtained from the Director of Development and Community Services and the Financial Aid Office. June 1  Waycross College, 2001 South Georgia Parkway, Waycross, GA 31503-9248 The Office of Financial Aid is located in the James M. Dye Student Services Building. Mrs. Debbie Howard Director of Financial Aid 912-449-7560, dhoward@waycross.edu or visit online (click for 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. Note that the deadline for scholarship consideration is December 1. 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// December 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 for more information)
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J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College General From $250 up to cost of books, tuition and fees 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 for more information)
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Hampton University - several scholarships available General Up to Tuition, Room, Board, and a $500 book stipend 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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Gates Millennium Scholars - 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. January 11  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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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 telephone (910) 396-9652.
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Savannah State University General, (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. December 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@savstate.edu
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Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) - various scholarships available General, academic or athletic Up to full tuition Varies - 3.0 GPA 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 for more information). For athletic scholarships, contact the Metropolitan Campus Office of Athletics at 201-692-2208.
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Young Harris College General, academic, fine arts, math, science, theater, music, athletic, English, creative writing $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. 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. 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 for more information)
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Norfolk State University - several scholarships available General, 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 information 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. Phone Financial Aid Office: 757-823-8381. March 15  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 for 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 for more information)
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Valdosta State University - several scholarships available General, also Communication Arts, Music, Theatre, Music Education, English, Physics, Art, Chemistry, Nursing, Sociology, Management, German, Computer Science, Business Administration, Education, Athletics $1,000 to $2,500 or other; Renewable The VSU Admissions Office gives out academic scholarships to incoming freshmen each Fall Semester. Students that meet the minimum requirements for the scholarships will automatically be sent an application from the Admissions Office. In order to be considered for one of these scholarships, freshmen must have a grade point average of 3.1 academic classes only, SAT or ACT scores and extracurricular activities. The minimum SAT score to qualify is 1240 (combined Critical Reading & Math) or 28 ACT (Composite). We do combine your best scores from each test. Other scholarships will be available through the Financial Aid Office and various departments. This application will be available ONLINE ONLY again starting January 1. March 1  Admissions, Undergraduate, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA 31698-0170, 229-333-5791 (800) 618-1878, 229-333-5482 (Fax), or e-mail admissions@valdosta.edu Financial Aid, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA 31698-0167, Phone 229-333-5935, Fax 229-333-5430, or visit online (click for more information)
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Agnes Scott College -- various scholarships available General, also music $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. The Goizueta Foundation Scholarship for native Spanish speakers is also available. Some additional scholarships require separate application. January 15  Agnes Scott College, 141 E. College Ave., Decatur, GA 30030 Tel: 404 471-6000 | 800 868-8602 or visit online (click for more information).
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Tulane University - several scholarships available General, and community service, and musicianship Varies Varies. Typical scholarship recipients rank in the top 10% of the class or better, have received high college admission test scores, have a rigorous academic program containing honors and advanced placement courses, and have an outstanding record of extracurricular activities. Some scholarships require separate application and others require only the admissions application to be considered. Architecture applicants must also submit a portfolio for the Dean's Honor Scholarship. December 15 or January 15  Office of Financial Aid, Tulane University, 205 Science & Engineering Lab Complex, New Orleans, LA 70118 Phone: 504.865.5723, or toll-free 800.335.3210. Email: finaid@tulane.edu or visit online (click for more information)
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University of Pennsylvania - (several scholarships available) General, and various Up to full tuition and costs All of Penn's financial aid is awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need. Student must meet all Penn admission standards first. Financial aid is awarded based on financial need as determined by Student Financial Services. Financial need is the difference between Penn's costs and the amount your family is expected to contribute (Educational Expense Budget - Family Contribution = Financial Need). Penn reviews all applications individually, and does not rely on the Federal EFC (Expected Family Contribution). The following items are also considered in determining financial need: family size, student income and assets parents' income and assets, the number of family members enrolled in college, and extraordinary family circumstances. November 1 for early decision, regular decision date not yet available  Mailing Address Student Financial Services, University of Pennsylvania, 005 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6270, sfsmail@sfs.upenn.edu, Phone 215-898-1988, Fax 215-573-5428 or visit online (click for more information)
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Wingate University - various scholarships available General, art, fine arts, art education, music, athletics, Up to full tuition; renewable Varies; must demonstrate academic achievement and test scores. Other specialties have own requirements. The awarding of scholarships is based on academic achievement and potential not on financial need. No separate scholarship application is necessary, and academic scholarships are normally awarded within three weeks after acceptance (except for Belk Scholarships which are awarded in January). These awards are renewable in subsequent years when the expected GPA requirements are maintained. In addition to these scholarships, students may qualify for other scholarships and/or need based financial assistance. Varies  Wingate University, Campus Box 3001, Wingate, NC 28174, 1-800-755-5550 or email us at finaid@wingate.edu or visit online (click for more information).
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Santa Clara University - several scholarships available General, Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, Theater Dance, Music, Communications, Science, Technology, 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 for more information).
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Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) - several scholarships available General, arts, athletics up 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 and other scholarships also available. February 15  Savannah College of Art and Design-Savannah, Admission Department, 22 E. Lathrop Ave., Savannah, GA 31415, Phone: 912.525.5100 or 800.869.7223 or Savannah College of Art and Design - Atlanta, Admission Department, 1600 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: 404.253.2700 (general) or 877.722.3285 or email scholarships@scad.edu or visit online (click for 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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Miami University - several scholarships available General, athletic 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; November 3 for Harrison Scholarship and December for Scholar Leaders  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 for more information)
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Morehouse College - several scholarships available General, Athletic, Band, Music 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 15  Morehouse College 830 Westview Drive, S.W. Atlanta, GA 30314 (404) 681-2800 Admissions: (404) 215-2632 or visit online (click for more information)
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Andrew College General, athletic, fine arts, vocal music, piano, theatre, visual arts 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. Click on more information for these.
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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. March 15 for leadership scholarship  North Georgia College & State University, 82 College Circle, Dahlonega, GA 30597, 706.864.1400 Contact Admissions staff by calling 800-498-9581or emailing admissions@ngcsu.edu or visit online (click for more information)
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Virginia State University - several scholarships available General, athletic, music, fine arts, math, science, technology $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. Scholarship application available online. 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 for more information)
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Virginia Commonwealth University - several levels of scholarship available General, athletic, Nursing 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, artistic talent (when applicable), leadership and community service. We also encourage all applicants seeking scholarship consideration to submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Scholarship applicants should write a one- to two-page essay on a predetermined topic. Submit the essay along with the Application for Undergraduate Admission to be considered for a scholarship; VCU requires no other scholarship application, with the exception of the Sica Scholarship [PDF], which requires additional application materials. 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 for more information)
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University of San Diego - several scholarships available General, Athletics, Business, Education, Nursing, Leadership, Health Sciences Up to full tuition General merit-based scholarships and other scholarships available from the university. Merit-based scholarships are awarded by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions and are only awarded upon admission to the University. Your admission application is the application for the scholarships. Awarded based on superior academic achievement, test scores, leadership, service, talent, and other personal qualities irrespective of financial circumstances. The Diversity merit-based scholarship is awarded based on superior academic achievement, test scores, leadership, service, talent, and other personal qualities. Generally reserved for underrepresented students who have financial need. All of our NCAA Division I sports have scholarships except Football and Men's Rowing. Contact the coach directly if you are interested in finding out how to qualify. For endowed and other scholarships, see the website for more information. Students are automatically considered for any of the endowed or private yearly scholarship listed in the USD Undergraduate Bulletin for which they are eligible when they apply for financial aid at USD. College of Arts & Sciences: Students are advised to ask faculty members in specific departments about available scholarship opportunities. February 20, priority deadline, others vary  University of San Diego, 5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, CA 92110-2492, (619) 260-4506 or visit online (click for more information).
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Gardner-Webb University - various scholarships available General, athletics, music, marching band Up to full tuition, room and board Be a resident of NC for at least one year and/or graduate in the top 25% of your high school class, and/or be a dependent of a Southern Baptist ordained minister, or excel in athletics, music or marching band. January   School counselor or Gardner-Webb University, Boiling Springs, NC 28017, telephone (704) 406-4000, or visit online (click more information)
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Point Loma Nazarene University - several scholarships General, athletics, music, speech and debate, science, math Up to $24,000; renewable Scholarships include Academic Merit Awards, based on GPA and test scores, as well as scholarships for science, math, athletics, speech and debate, music, and diversity leadership. Merit scholarships are initially awarded for two years and are then renewable annually by achieving a targeted GPA at PLNU. Students are expected to contact the applicable department to apply for the involvement scholarships mentioned above. Students are expected to contact the applicable department to apply for the involvement scholarships mentioned above. February 1  Point Loma Nazarene University, 3900 Lomaland Drive, San Diego, CA 92106, 619) 849-2273 or visit online (click for more information).
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Hispanic College Fund General, business, science, technology, engineering, and math Unavailable Must be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident residing in the 50 states or Puerto Rico. Must have a minimum GPA of a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Must plan to enroll as a full-time undergraduate student from Fall 2010 - Spring 2011. Must plan to be enrolled in a college or university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico. Each scholarship program has its own set of criteria. Each scholarship application site will state the full list of requirements for each program. Check website in December for scholarship and application information. Unavailable; check in December  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, hcf-info@hispanicfund.org or visit online (click for more information).
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Gonzaga University - several scholarships available General, Business, Varies varies; up to full ride Several scholarships are awarded based on individual merit, and others require a separate application. Most scholarships require strong academics, extracurricular activities, recommendations, quality of the essay, and optional interview, leadership, service to others. varies; many in February  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 for more information).
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American Indian College of the Assemblies of God General, Christian ministry, Education Unavailable Scholarships and grants vary in amount and are based on need, academic achievement, and/or social life. Unless otherwise indicated, a committee appointed by the President will administer these scholarships. AIC reserves the right to adjust any institutional awards whenever the scholarship combined with other financial aid programs exceeds the total cost of education or when a recipient no longer is showing satisfactory progress academically or in Christian citizenship. All scholarships are awarded on an annual basis. Scholarships based on academics, leadership and Christian citizenship are available. Unavailable  American Indian College of the Assemblies of God, 10020 N. 15th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85021-2199 (800) 933-3828 or visit online (click for more information).
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California Special District Association - two scholarships available General, Conservation, Agriculture, Environmental Science, Natural Resources, Biology or Natural Sciences $1,000 The Resource Conservation District (RCD) of Greater San Diego County is a member of the San Diego Chapter of the California Special Districts Association (CSDA). The CSDA San Diego Chapter is sponsoring a minimum of five (5) $1000 scholarships for graduating high school students. Applications will be reviewed by the RCD, and one finalist will be sent forward to compete regionally for the five scholarships. Applications available in January. March and April  Resource Conservation District of Greater San Diego County, Attn: Scholarship Committee, 332 S. Juniper Street, Suite 110, Escondido, CA 92025 or contact Diana Bergman, (619) 562-0096, x. 106 diana.bergman@rcdsandiego.org or visit online (click for 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 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 for more information).
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University of Kentucky - several scholarships available General, departmental also available $1,500 and up to full tuition, plus a stipend The competitive scholarships require: a minimum test score of 31 ACT or 1360 SAT (M+CR) and minimum unweighted GPA of 3.75. Download the application from the website (click more information) Other scholarships 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. No application is required. 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. No application is required. January 15 for competitive; March 1 for other  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 for more information)
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Erskine College - Academic and Special scholarships available General, drama, music, athletic $1,000 to $20,000, renewable Selection is based on high school scholastic achievement; involvement in church, school, community. Must submit the Erskine College Scholarship Application. For drama/music or athletic, must contact that department (see website for contact information). 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 for 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 for more information)
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Paine College-three different scholarships available General, education Varies 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 not to exceed $500.00 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 up to $4,000 per year to students who intend to teach in a public or private elementary or secondary school that serves students from low-income families. March 1; priority consideration deadline  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 for more information)
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NAACP - various scholarships available General, Education, Chemistry, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics varies 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 January. March  NAACP National Headquarters, 4805 Mt. Hope Drive, Baltimore MD 21215, Toll Free: (877) NAACP-98 or visit online (click for 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. February 1  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 for 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. March 14; applications available online in January  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 for 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 for more information).
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BECA Scholarship Foundation - two different scholarships available General, medical, health care $500 and up Two scholarship funds are available to eligible students: General Scholarships and The Alice Newell Joslyn Medical Scholarship. Open to San Diego high school or college students. The Selection Process is based on a combination of factors: individual’s financial need and merit, essay, letters of recommendation, community service and a personal interview. Final candidates will be asked to report for a formal interview and based upon final evaluation, recipients are chosen and notified. With the cooperation of San Diego County school districts, the community and the BECA website, the Scholarship Committee screens and evaluates all applications and identifies candidates for scholarship considerations. Application period from January to early March. March 3  830 E. Grand Ave., Suite B, Escondido, CA 92025, (760) 741-8246, Ana Garcia, Ops Mgr. sdbeca@sbcglobal.net or visit online (click for more information)
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Mercer University - several scholarships available General, ministry Up to full tuition Merit-based scholarships are awarded to full-time entering students. All who apply for admission are automatically considered for merit-based scholarships as well as some departmental scholarships that are applicable. Other scholarships are available to Baptist students and children of Georgia Baptist ministers as well as students planning to go into ministry work. Other institutional aid and endowments are available. Students interested in being considered for the most attractive scholarship opportunities are encouraged to apply through the Early Action Plan. Nov 1 for early action plan, rolling through April  Mercer University, Office of University Admissions, 1400 Coleman Avenue, Macon, GA 31207 Call Toll Free: 1-800-840-8577 or (478) 301-2650. The Main Campus Office of Financial Planning is located in Ryals Hall Local: (478) 301-2670, National: (800) Mercer U, Within GA: (800) 342-0841 or visit online (click for more information)
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Albany State University - several scholarships available General, Music, Athletic $1,000 to $3,000 A limited number of scholarships are available. Awards are made on the basis of academic records and test scores. Different scores and GPA requirements for the different scholarships. Some for GA residents only. Applications for each available online. Unavailable  Office of Financial Aid, Albany State University, 504 College Drive, Albany, Georgia 31705, (229) 430-4650, Fax Number (229) 430-3936, General Email: ifinaid@asurams.edu or visit online (click for more information)
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Corban College and Graduate School - several scholarships general, music, athletics $250 to $4,000 Corban offers scholarships based on varying criteria, including academics, achievements, students of alumni, athletics, music, church or Christian worker status. See website for eligibility requirements. February 15  Corban College, 5000 Deer Park Drive SE, Salem, OR 97301, Admissions Office at 1-800-845-3005 or 503-375-7005. E-mail admissions@corban.edu or visit online (click for more information).
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Oglethorpe University - various scholarships available General, music, drama 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 for more information)
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Duke University - various scholarships available General, music, theater, arts, athletic, Up to full tuition All applicants for admission are considered for available merit scholarships. Specific applications are not available or required. Most merit scholarship programs do not require that the winner demonstrate need; all merit scholarships are based on the student's academic and personal profile. Additional grant assistance will be provided to those students whose need exceeds the value of their merit scholarship. See arts department and athletic departments for their scholarships. November 1  Duke University, telephone (919) 660-3070 or (919) 684-6225 or visit website (click more information).
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University of Georgia - several scholarships available General, music, various $1,000 up to $14,500 (out of state) or $9,000 in-state UGA awards merit-based scholarships to entering first-year students based on academic merit, superior test scores, evidence of leadership, and outstanding accomplishments outside of the classroom. Approximately 5% of the entering first-year class is awarded a merit scholarship. These scholarships can be in addition to the HOPE scholarship. Admissions application must be in by Dec.1 to be considered for merit scholarships, some awards have application deadlines of Nov. 15. Additional scholarships available based on leadership, diversity, ethnic group, etc. varies; earliest is November 15  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 for 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. November 30  Scholarship Office, (858) 534-1067 email: scholarships@ucsd.edu or visit online (click for more information)
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Bonner Scholars Program (available at 27 colleges and universities) General, requires commitment to community service Unavailable The Bonner Scholar Program seeks to transform the lives of students at twenty-seven colleges and universities (see website for list) as well as their campuses, local communities, and nation by providing access to education and opportunities to serve. The scholarship serves those individuals who have high financial need and a commitment to service. It is designed to heighten the overall education a Scholar receives by asking students to engage in ongoing service work and helping them develop the tools and the knowledge necessary to make that work meaningful and lasting. If you are considering applying or already have applied for admission to a school with a Bonner Program, contact the admissions office to ask for an application to the Bonner Scholars Program. The admissions office may direct you to the Bonner Scholars Program office where you can receive additional information. Please note that the application process and deadlines for each school and Bonner Scholar Program vary from campus to campus. Complete the Bonner Scholarship application from the school(s) you are interested in attending. Varies by institution  The Bonner Foundation, 10 Mercer Street, Princeton, NJ 08540, 609-924-6663 Phone, 609-683-4626 FAX, info@bonner.org or visit online (click for more information)
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Virginia Military Institute (VMI) - various scholarships available General, science, engineering Up to full tuition Varies; selections are based on SAT or ACT scores, GPA, class rank, leadership, and personal achievement. In most cases, students do not need to complete a separate application form, but are considered automatically when they complete the VMI Financial Aid Application and the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). For merit scholarships, evaluations done on rolling basis. Interviews for outstanding applicants usually done on Open House dates. Varies  Virginia Military Institute, 306 Carroll Hall, Lexington, VA 24450, telephone (540) 464-7208 or email financialaid@vmi.edu or visit online (Click for more information).
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Saint Paul's College - several scholarships available General, science, mathematics, education, 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 (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 for more information)
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Sierra Nevada College General, ski/snowboarding Up to $11,000 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 for 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. Unlike loans, scholarships do not have to be repaid. They are awarded based on academic excellence, leadership, service, talent and other criteria. December 1  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 for more information).
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Belmont Abbey College - several scholarships available General, theater $1,000 to $19,000; 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 due January 19. Other scholarships require only admissions application and certain level GPA and test scores, and application before Feb. 1. January 19 or February 1, depending on scholarship  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 for 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 for more information)
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University of Richmond -several scholarships available General, Visual arts, Performing Arts, music, theater, dance, sciences, mathematics, computer science , Up to full tuition; renewable One out of every 15 incoming first-year students at the University of Richmond will receive a full-tuition, merit-based scholarship. These scholarships are based on academic achievement, high test scores, leadership, desire for learning and to be in the forefront of knowledge, and artistic talent (for art scholarship). Submit the completed Common Application and the University of Richmond Supplement to the Common Application OR the Richmond Web Application, $50 application fee or approved fee waiver, high school transcript and counselor recommendation letter , results of the SAT or ACT (and TOEFL for non-native English speaking applicants), the completed University of Richmond Supplement to the Common Application and a response to the Richmond’s essay prompt. For art scholarship, also a two-page, combined artist's statement (an expression of your artistic point of view, inspiration, and motivation) and resume that outlines the student's artistic endeavors as well as experience and training in the given discipline. In addition to the University's generous merit scholarships and need-based aid packages, students from Virginia may take advantage of additional programs. December 15; or January 15, for some  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 for more information)
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East Carolina - various scholarships available General. Art, design, communications, theater, dance, education, nursing, technology, allied health sciences, computer science, business $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. Additional scholarships also available from specific colleges/departments. December 1  Office of Financial Aid, East Carolina University, telephone (252) 328-9379 or email faques@mail.ecu.edu or visit online (click for more information)
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San Diego Chinese Women's Association General; 2-year or 4-year schools $500 and $1,500; not renewable The San Diego Chinese Women's Association scholarship is open to both male and female applicants. To be eligible for this scholarship, a student must: be a graduating high school senior, Be attending a San Diego County school, at least one-quarter Chinese , have a minimum grade point average of 3.0/weighted, and have plans for further formal education. Scholarships available for use at a four-year university or college or a two-year community college or vocational college. Applications available after December. Unavailable; check back end of September  wingpete@pacbell.net or visit online (click for more information)
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East Georgia College General; 2-year program; Education From $500 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. April 1  Office of Student Financial Aid, 131 College Circle, Swainsboro, Georgia 30401, 478.289.2009 (phone) 478.289.2140 (fax) or visit online (click for more information)
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Eckerd College - various scholarships available General; also artistic achievement in Music, Theatre, Visual Arts and Creative Writing; also Athletic $1,500 to full tuition Varies by scholarship February or with admission  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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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 in college students. Merit scholarships based on academic standing, test scores, and other factors. See website (click more information) for specific requirements for each scholarship. January 31  Ms. Julia W. Brunson, Florida A&M University, Office of University Scholarships, 1600 Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard, University Commons, Tallahassee, FL 32307, Office: 850.412.5483, Fax: 850.561.2079, julia.brunson@famu.edu or visit online (click for more information)
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Columbus State University - several scholarships available General; Art, Athletics, Business, Computer Science, Communication, English, Education, Health Science, History, Nursing, Military Science, Music, Political Science, Science, Mathematics, Theater Typically $2500; renewable To apply for scholarships offered by CSU, complete the appropriate scholarship application. (Scholarships have individual deadlines.) Scholarships available are based on academics, test scores, leadership, recommendations. Many for special interests as well. Some require essay or other sample of work. See website for scholarship lists. January 31 or later  Columbus State University, 4225 University Ave., Columbus, Georgia 31907, 706-507-8800 Contact: Financial Aid Office, (706) 507-8800 or visit online (click for 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 for top tier  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 for more information)
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Reinhardt College - several scholarships available General; Art, Music, Athletic $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. Some 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 North Fulton Center of Reinhardt College, 4100 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta, GA 30005-4442, (770)720-9191 - fax (770)475-0263 or visit online (click for more information)
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Wesleyan College - several scholarships available General; Art, Performance Arts, Music, Theatre $500 up to full cost; renewable Eligible students interested in receiving priority consideration for a merit scholarship should complete all required admission application materials by the stated deadlines. These scholarships range in value from one half to full tuition per year. Minimum eligibility requirements are a 1200 SAT/27ACT and a 3.25 GPA, or an 1100 SAT/25 ACT and a 3.50 GPA. Competition includes a classroom discussion and an individual interview. There are a limited number of scholarships. Simply satisfying these requirements does not guarantee a student will receive a given scholarship. Upon review of applicants’ admission credentials, the Scholarship Committee may choose to invite students who have not fully satisfied the stated eligibility requirements. Other scholarships include leadership, Methodist, Middle Georgia resident, and departmental scholarships. Departmental scholarships may also require art portfolios, musical pieces or monologues. Some require special scholarship applications. November 15 for early decision; January 15 for regular decision  Wesleyan College, 4760 Forsyth Road, Macon, Georgia 31210-4462, Phone: (478) 477-1110, Fax: (478) 757-4030, Harriet Connolly, Director of Traditional Recruitment, hconnolly@wesleyancollege.edu or visit online (click for more information)
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University of West Georgia - various scholarships General; Art, Theatre $2,000 to $4,500 per year; renewable 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. No further application for the scholarship is necessary. Art and Theatre scholarships require a separate application and portfolio submission or audition. More information available on website (click more information). 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 for more information).
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King College - various scholarships available General; athletic and performing arts available Up to $9,000 Varies - Apply early in your senior year to gain full access to scholarship opportunities when resources are most plentiful. 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 for more information).
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University of Miami - several scholarships available General; athletic, music $8,000 up to full tuition; renewable Applying for admission to UM automatically places you in consideration for merit scholarships. Students considered for an academic scholarship demonstrate significant academic achievement above and beyond the average academic profile of a student admitted to UM’s freshman class, have significant academic achievement in the classroom typically taking the most challenging curriculum and earning top grades throughout their high school career, are performing in the top tier of their high school class , have significant achievement on standardized tests and on average should earn at least a 1350 SAT or 31 ACT to receive consideration (looking at only math and critical reading scores). Decisions take into account students’ high school curriculum, difficulty of course selection (such as AP/IB), extracurricular activities, essay and guidance counselor recommendation(s), as well as the overall quality of the pool of applicants applying to the university each year. Your application/scholarship consideration deadlines are November 1 (Early Decision/Early Action); or January 15 (Regular Decision). To be considered for need-based financial aid, you must submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. To be considered for an athletic scholarship you must contact the coach. Nov 1 for early decision/January 15 for regular decision  Enrollment Scholarships, P.O. Box 248085, Coral Gables, FL 33124-4615, Telephone: 305-284-4323 or visit online (click for 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 for more information)
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High Point University - various scholarships available General; athletics Up to full tuition Open to graduating high school seniors who demonstrated outstanding achievement, good citizenship, strong leadership and exceptional scholarship during their high school careers. Application required - available September 1. Athletic scholarships are also available; all athletic awards are made in compliance with NCAA regulations. December 20  High Point University, 833 Montlieu Avenue, High Point, NC 27262-3598, telephone (800)345-6993 or e-mail admiss@highpoint.edu or visit online (click for more information) or contact Athletic Director at 1-800-345-6993.
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Johnson C. Smith - various scholarships available General; athletics, music 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.
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Middle Georgia College Leadership Scholarship Program General; Band, Art, Music, Theater, Athletics Unavailable Complete online application. MGC scholarships are awarded to students enrolled in a full-time course load. Alumni scholarships for children/grandchildren of alumni also available. Students applying for scholarships in Band- 478-934-3350, Art/Music/Theater-478-934-3043, and/or Athletics- 478-934-3002, please contact the departments directly. April 1  Middle Georgia College, Scholarship Committee, C/o Office of Student Services, 1100 Second St. SE Cochran, GA 31014 or visit online (click for more information)
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UNC-Wilmington - various scholarships available General; business, education, nursing, political science, international relations 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. Many require separate application, and an essay. January 31, and varies  UNCW, 601 South College Road, Wilmington, NC 28403-5904, telephone (910) 962-3177 or email finaid@uncw.edu or visit online (click for more information).
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Emory University -- Various scholarships available General; Business, Music From 2/3 to full cost of attending Emory offers scholarships based on academic merit to a select group of incoming first-year students. Most of the students have been National Merit finalists or semifinalists, and almost all have won distinction beyond the classroom, have held principal leadership offices in their secondary schools or other organizations, and played significant roles in community and volunteer programs. For Goizueta Scholars, demonstrated interest in business is required. Recipients receive scholarships renewable for four years of undergraduate study, provided they maintain high standards of personal and academic excellence. Scholarships range from two-thirds tuition awards to full-cost scholarships. These scholarships require that a student be nominated by appropriate officials of his or her high school by November 1 of the senior year. Other scholarships available for debaters, musicians, and City of Atlanta public school students. November 1  Talk to your high school guidance counselor about a nomination. Or contact Office of Admission, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322-1950 or by calling 800.727.6036 or 404.727.6036 or visit online (click for more information)
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Georgia College and State University - several scholarships available General; Chemistry, Liberal Arts and Sciences Up to $13,000; renewable Students who are admitted by February 1 are automatically considered for most academic scholarships. However, some scholarships require an additional application and have separate deadlines. Those students who apply to GCSU by November 1 are given preference. 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 1200 or better on the critical reading and math sections of the SAT or a 26 composite score on the ACT. Students must be enrolled full-time during both fall and spring semesters in order to receive their scholarships. November 1, or later  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 for more information)
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Berry College General; Communications, Music and Theater, Athletics 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 for more information)
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College of Coastal Georgia - several scholarships available General; criminal justice, teaching education, performing or fine arts, Medical laboratory Technology, nursing varies Several scholarships available, based on GPA, extracurricular activities, and an essay. Must complete single scholarship application to be considered for several scholarships. Updated application and more information will be available in the Spring, or call the Financial Aid Office. Spring  Mailing Address: Financial Aid Office, College of Coastal Georgia, 3700 Altama Avenue, Brunswick, Georgia 31520-3644, Telephone: (912) 279-5722 or visit online (click for more information)
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Tennessee State University - several scholarships available General; Education, also athletic and departmental Up to full tuition, room and board Student must be a high school graduate with a 3.0 GPA or higher on a 4.0 scale, 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. Contact the Admissions Office. For departmental scholarships, contact the department directly. April 1  Tennessee State University, 3500 John A Merritt Blvd, Nashville, TN 37209, (615) 963-5000, Office of Financial Aid - Floyd-Payne Campus Center, Third Floor, Suite 343, or Campus Post Office Box 9615, Office of Admissions - Admissions, Phone (615) 963-5101, toll- free 1-888-463-6878, Sedric Griffin at 615-963-2593 or visit online (click for more information)
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Spelman College - several scholarships available General; engineering, physics, computer science, chemistry, mathematics 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. 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. January 31  Spelman College, 350 Spelman Lane S.W. Atlanta, GA 30314-4399 (404) 681-3643, Office of Admission at 1-800-982-2411. Financial Aid Office (404) 270-5212 or visit online (click for more information)
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The Goizueta Foundation Scholars Fund Scholarship General; Hispanic/Latino students varies This scholarship is open to Hispanic/Latino students whose parents reside in the United States of America. The Goizueta Foundation awards grants to educational institutions, and in some cases, those institutions do have Goizueta Foundation scholarship funds for disbursement annually. If you are interested in seeking scholarship funds, contact the admissions and financial aid offices at the institution(s) where you plan to attend. The Goizueta Foundation does not administer funds to individuals. Many Georgia colleges and universities offer scholarships from this foundation. varies  4401 Northside Parkway, Suite 520, Atlanta, Georgia 30327, Phone 404-239-0390 fax 404-239-0018 or check with the college of your choice  
Georgia Southern University 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 Submit online application. Requirements vary but include academic excellence, leadership, community involvement, and/or intent to major in specific fields. November 9 or February 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 for more information)
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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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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  
Navy Scholarships General; military obligation follows graduation 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. December  For more information, contact: Chief of Naval Education and Training, 1-800-NAV-ROTC, or visit online (click more information)
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Emory University - various scholarships available General; music Up to full tuition Selection based on personal qualities, leadership, scholastic excellence. Merit scholarships require nomination from teacher or counselor. November 1  Emory University, 201 Dowman Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322, telephone (404) 727-6039 or email finaid@emory.edu 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 Varies - based on academics, US citizen, and full-time student. Some based on financial need. See website for contact information for each scholarship. Unavailable  Chairman of Scholarship Committee, Office of Admissions, Alabama A&M University, Post Office Box 908, Normal, AL 35762. Undergraduate Admissions - (256) 372-5245 or visit online (click for more information)
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Troy University - several scholarships available General; music, theater, athletic, nursing Varies Scholarships are four-year awards for high school students and two-year awards for junior or community college students. The University Scholarship Committee makes the selections. Beginning freshmen must apply during their senior year of high school or prior to August following high school graduation. Requirements vary but include academic excellence, leadership, and discipline-specific. Each campus also has campus-specific scholarships. Varies  Troy University Office of Admissions - admit@troy.edu. Office of Financial Aid, 134 Adams Administration Building, Troy, Alabama 36082, Phone: 1-800-414-5756 or visit online (click for more information) Several campuses in the US; main campus in Troy, AL
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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. Updated applications available in December. May 1  Kathryn Lalumiere, Scholarship Coordinator, 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 scholarship@ulmanfund.org or visit online (click for more information).
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Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes General; service work $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. April 30  The Barron Prize, 545 Pearl Street, Boulder CO 80302 or visit website (click on more information) or email Barbara Ann Richman at ba_richman@barronprize.org
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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. Remember, the application is also your opportunity to apply for scholarships. When you apply for admission, you are also applying 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 for more information)
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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 more than 2,000 students annually from migrant and seasonal farmworking backgrounds to reach and succeed in college. Participants receive anywhere from $750 to $4,000.00 of 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). 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 for more information)
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Northern Arizona University- several scholarships available General; varies 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. 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 for more information)
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Appalachian State University - various scholarships available General; varies, music, geology, biology, mathematics, physics, education, art, communication, family and consumer sciences, theater and dance $1,000 to full tuition Varies; some based on merit, or financial need, must have at least 3.0 GPA, SAT 1000, leadership experience, active involvement in school/community activities, references. Also departmental scholarships with varying requirements and deadlines. November 18  ASU Admissions Office, telephone (828) 262-2120 or email admissions@appstate.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 October of that year. beginning of February  Scholarship inquiries may be directed to the Scholarship Director: Kathy Loydkloyd@knoxy.net or ESA Foundation · P.O. Box 270517 Fort Collins, Colorado 80527 970-223-2824 or visit online (click for more information)
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University of Virginia- several scholarships available. General; various varies The University offers a number of privately endowed need-based scholarship and grant funds administered by Student Financial Services. Most of these awards were established by individuals or foundations and are intended for students who meet specific criteria. Additional scholarship opportunities may be available from various offices and departments throughout the University. Students should contact individual schools, departments, and offices for more information. To qualify for any University endowed or restricted scholarships, students must demonstrate outstanding academic achievement, have financial need, and meet all federal and University eligibility requirements. In most instances, students do not need to complete a separate application form but are considered automatically. varies  Charlottesville, VA 22903, 1-866-391-0063, undergradadmission@virginia.edu or visit online (click for more information)
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University of South Carolina (USC) - various scholarships available General; vary Up to full tuition Varies; selections are based on academic merit. Separate scholarship applications required for some. Merit-based awards and departmental scholarships available. Please see website for more information. November 15, or varies  USC, Columbia, SC 29208, telephone (803) 777-4062 or (800)868-5USC or email admissions-ugrad@sc.edu or visit online (click for more information)..
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Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation General-4 year programs $10,000 - $20,000, annually for 4-yr colleges, 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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Greensboro College - various scholarships available General-also Fine Arts Scholarships in music, theatre and art to students with outstanding talents 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. For top merit award, must apply and be accepted by December 1. 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. December  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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Washington Crossing Foundation Government Service $500 - $10,000 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. January 15  Washington Crossing Foundation, PO Box 503, Levittown, PA 19058, telephone (215) 949-8841 or visit online (click for more information).
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Tylenol 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. May 15, probably  Applications will be 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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Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Scholarships- several available History, Political Science, Economics, Government or Nursing, Piano or voice. Also includes the American Indian Scholarship for vocational training. $1,000 - $2,000; renewable Open to graduating seniors. All applicants must obtain a letter of sponsorship from their local DAR chapter. (The only exception is the American Indian Scholarship.) Your state scholarship chairman will assist in locating the chapter nearest you. Please send a self-addressed, stamped business-size envelope to obtain the name and address of your state scholarship chairman and an application for any of the scholarships. February  Committee Services Office, Attn: DAR Scholarships, 1776 D Street, NW, Washington, DC 20006-5303 or visit website (click more information)
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American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation Scholarships 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. 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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Al Neuharth Free Spirit Scholarships Journalism $1,000 (top 2 partici-pants receive an additional $50,000) Open to high school seniors 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. Submit application, two essays, letter of recommendation, transcript, samples of journalistic work, and photo Oct. 15  Freedom Forum, Attn: 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 for more information)
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National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) Scholarship Program Journalism $1,250 - $25,000 Open to African-American students planning to pursue a career in journalism and enrolled in an accredited four-year college or university. Must be a student member of NABJ. Submit application with resume, essay, transcript, recommendations and work samples. Applications available on the website in late October. NABJ local chapters annually provide scholarships to high school and college students. Interested applicants should apply directly through the local chapter and adhere to the individual deadlines. March  Irving Washington, NABJ Scholarship Program, University of Maryland, 8701-A Adelphi Rd., Adelphi, MD 20783-1716, telephone (301) 445-7100 ext. 108 or (866) 479-NABJ, or email iwashington@nabj.org. Also visit website (click more information).
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National Press Club - Ellen Masin Persina Scholarship Journalism $5,000; 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. 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 Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) Scholarships Journalism $1,000 - $10,000 Open to Hispanic students who wish to pursue a career in journalism. All applicants must be students 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. Varies  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 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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CCNMA: Latino Journalists of California - JOEL GARCIA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP Journalism - Broadcast, print, film or online $500 - $2,000 The Joel Garcia Memorial Scholarships are awarded annually to qualified Latino students who are planning to pursue a career in journalism. Latino high school seniors and college students who are pursuing careers in broadcast (television/radio), print, photo and/or online journalism. Students must either attend a California college or university or (for those attending a school outside of the state) must be a California resident. Criteria include: Commitment to the field of journalism, Community awareness, Financial need, and Scholastic achievement. Required application materials include completed application form, autobiographical essay (300 to 500 words) explaining why you seek a career in journalism, two reference letters, including one from a faculty member, current official transcripts, and work samples (which include newspaper articles, TV or radio audition tapes, photographs produced by student applicant). Provide CCNMA with your name, telephone number, mailing address and e-mail address and we can put you on a mailing list to receive an application form, or visit the website in January. April 1  CCNMA, Joel Garcia Memorial Scholarship, USC Annenberg School for Communication, 727 W. 27th St., Room 201, Los Angeles, CA 90089-7725, (213) 821-0075, fax: (213) 743-1838 info@ccnma.org or visit online (click for more information)
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San Diego Air & Space Museum - several scholarships Math, Physics, Science, or Engineering $1,500 to $4,000 The San Diego Air & Space Museum administers several competitive scholarships for San Diego City or County graduating seniors planning to attend college. The Bill Gibbs and R. A. Rearwin scholarships are for students with strong aviation/aerospace career interests who are pursuing a degree in math, physics, science, or engineering. The Convair Alumni Association Scholarship Fund is for direct descendants (natural or adopted) of former San Diego area employees of Consolidated Aircraft Corporation, Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation, or General Dynamics Corporation. Interested students can either write directly to the San Diego Air & Space Museum (Attn. Education Office) requesting an application for scholarship or download the application from their website April 1  The San Diego Air & Space Museum, Attention: Education Office, 2001 Pan American Plaza, San Diego, CA 92101, 619 234-8291, ext. 119 or visit online (click for more information)
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Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) - several scholarships Math, Science, or Engineering $2,000; renewable Available to San Diego County students majoring in science, math or engineering curriculums at four-year, degree granting universities anywhere in the United States. Must be: US Citizen, Resident and student within the limits of San Diego County, High school senior or university students already enrolled in a 4-year degree program, GPA of at least 3.7 for High School applicants, acceptance to and attendance at an accredited college or university anywhere in the United States in a 4-year degree granting full-time curriculum. Application available to download on website. April 30  AFCEA Scholarship Program, 5675 Ruffin Rd., Suite 210, San Diego, CA. 92123 Contact: Pat Kelly (619) 846-0041 or (858) 292-1015 or prkelly@sonalysts.com or visit online (click for more information)
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Intertribal Timber Council - Truman D. Picard Scholarship Program Natural Resources $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 29  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 for more information).
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Chi Eta Phi Sorority - Aliene 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  Visit online (click more information) or email chietaphi@erols.com
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American Physical Society 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. Unavailable-check website in November  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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Asian American Journalists Association - National AAJA General Scholarships-several scholarships available Print, Broadcast, or Photo Journalism, Television journalism $1,250- $25,000 Several scholarships available. Generally, 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 January. Unavailable; usually April  AAJA, telephone (415) 346-2051 ext. 102 or email programs@aaja.org
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Hispanic Public Relations Association (HPRA) Scholarship Program Public Relations, communication studies, journalism, advertising, marketing $1,000 to $2,500 To recognize outstanding undergraduate Latino students who are pursuing careers in Public Relations and related communications fields, HPRA has created the Scholarship Program to support them in achieving their education goals. Applicants must: Be enrolled in a college or university by Fall semester, Be Southern California natives/residents who attend school in California, Be an incoming junior and senior student of at least 25 percent Hispanic descent with a minimum 2.7 cumulative GPA and 3.0 GPA in their major subject, Be legal residents, Major in Public Relations, communication studies, journalism, advertising, and/or marketing. (Students majoring in other disciplines who have a desire to work in the public relations industry also are invited to apply.) If you are selected, you must attend the HPRA PRemio Awards dinner in the Fall unless you live outside of the Southern California area. Application, transcripts, writing samples and other documents required with application. Check in February for current year application. June  Hispanic Public Relations Association College Outreach Directors - Scholarship Program P.O. Box 86760 Los Angeles, CA 90086-0760 hpra.scholarships@yahoo.com 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 $5,000 up to $100,000 Open to high school seniors in the US and American students attending school abroad. Must complete an entry project. mid-November  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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La Jolla High Schools - La Jolla Rotary - Florence Riford Scholarship Award Science, Mathematics, Engineering or Medicine Unavailable The goal of the Florence Riford Scholarship program is to assist graduates from La Jolla high schools to further their education and to reward achievement by those students. Applicant must attend a four year college or university in California as a full-time student to pursue studies leading to a career in science, mathematics, engineering or medicine, with enrollment in the Fall. Preference will first be given to applicants enrolling at UCSD and then to those enrolling in other California four-year colleges or universities. Applicant cannot be a child, grandchild, niece or nephew of a member of the Rotary Club of La Jolla. Applicant must be a citizen of the United States. Applicant must have a 3.5 (Non-weighted) or better cumulative grade point average. Financial need is not a factor in the awarding of this scholarship.  Applicant must provide completed application with other documentation. Applicant must be available (if selected) for interview and Award Luncheon in May (see application for specific dates). For further information regarding this scholarship, consult your counselor or contact the Rotary Club of La Jolla. April 23  Rotary Club of La Jolla, Chair, Scholarship Committee, PO Box 525, La Jolla, CA 92038 E-mail: Scholarships@RotaryClubofLaJolla.com or visit online (click for 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. April 1  AHETEMS, Inc., c/o: 2010-2011 Scholarship Program, University of Texas at Arlington, Box 19019 416 Yates Street, Room 609, Arlington, TX 76019-0019 or visit online (click for more information)
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Fort Valley State University - two scholarship programs available Science, Technology, Math, Engineering, Plant Science, Biotechnology $3,500; renewable Eligible applicants are entering freshmen or sophomores who have been admitted to the University, have completed an application form, have submitted official high school/college transcripts, and two letters of recommendation. To be eligible students must have a cumulative high school/college GPA of 2.8 or higher on a 4.00 scale, an SAT (or ACT compatible) combined score of at least 970, demonstrate a strong interest in STEM or Plant-Science-Biotechnology disciplines, agree to abide by university and program rules and regulations, maintain full-time status with a minimum of 2.8 cumulative GPA, and must sign a Scholarship Memorandum of Understanding to fully participate in the program. April 30  Dr. Sarwan Dhir, NSF HBCU-UP& S-STEM Program Director, Center for Biotechnology, 113 Alva Tabor Building, 1005 State University Drive, Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, GA 31030-4313, Call (478) 825-6887; Fax (478) 827-3062, E-mail dhirs0@fvsu.edu or visit online (click for more information)
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American Congress on Surveying and Mapping (ACSM) - various scholarships available Surveying Technology/ Engineering, Mapping, Cartography, Geomatics, $500 - $2,000 Open to students planning to study for a career in the surveying and mapping professions at 2-year, 4-year, or graduate program. Selection will be based on academic record, applicant's statement, letters of recommendation, professional activities. November 2  ACSM, 6 Montgomery Village Avenue, Suite 403, Gaithersburg, MD 20879, telephone (240) 632-9716 or visit online (Click for more information)
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National Academy of Television, Arts and Sciences-Pacific Southwest Chapter Scholarships Telecommunications, television-arts $500 to $3,000 Available to college-bound high school seniors and college students attending school in San Diego, Bakersfield, Palm Springs, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Santa Maria, California, and Las Vegas, Nevada who intend to pursue a career in telecommunications and related fields. Although we are looking for students who are good scholars, evidence of creative achievement is even more important March 1  NATAS Pacific Southwest Chapter, PO Box 80255, San Diego, CA 92138 Ellie Weiner at ellieWeiner@dc.rr.com or (858) 674-4469. or visit online (click for more information)
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Point Loma High School - Rebecca Christine Lenci Thespian Memorial Scholarship Theatre, Film, or Television Unavailable The Rebecca Christine Lenci Thespian Memorial Scholarship was established by the Lenci family in memory of their daughter and sister, Rebecca, who passed away. The Rebecca Christine Lenci Thespian Memorial Scholarship is open to: Graduating seniors from Point Loma High School who plan to pursue an undergraduate degree in theatre, film, or television as a major or minor area of study at an accredited two-year college, four-year university or licensed trade/vocational school in the United States Have a minimum 2.50 GPA on a 4.0 scale Have successfully completed at least two drama classes while in high school (grades 9 through 12) An ideal candidate for this scholarship will have earned membership for at least two years in a local troupe, or another troupe of the International Thespian Society. Special consideration will be given to students who are elected in a leadership position of a local troupe. Students whose parent(s) or guardian(s) have an income over $200,000 are ineligible to apply. Unavailable  Please contact the counseling office at Point Loma High School at (619) 223-3121.
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Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) Varies 150% of in-state tuition The Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) is a program of the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE). Students who are residents of WICHE states (AK, ID, OR, AZ, MT, SD, CA, UT, CO, NM, WA, HI, ND, or WY). may enroll at participating two- and four-year college programs outside of their home state at a reduced tuition rate (150% of in-state tuition). Some colleges and universities also have additional criteria such as ACT/SAT test scores or high school GPA. Consult each institution’s profile for those details, and any application deadlines. Apply for admission and the WUE tuition rate directly to the institution(s) of your choice. There is no general WUE application. Mark prominently on the institution's application form that you seek admission at the WUE rate. For online applications, contact the school admissions office on how to apply for the WUE discounted rate. See website for list of participating institutions. varies, depends on school  WICHE, info-sep@wiche.edu, Tel: 303.541.0270, Student Exchange Programs, Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, 3035 Center Green Drive, Boulder, CO 80301 or visit online (Click for more information).
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San Diego Foundation - several scholarships available Varies Varies Applicants must be legal residents of San Diego County, for at least one year is defined as the city and state where the applicant’s or parents’ taxes are filed. Active military personnel and their dependents are the exception. Each scholarship has specific criteria as well, ranging from ethnic background to specific majors, to extracurricular interests. All of the scholarships listed utilize The San Diego Foundation’s Common Scholarship Application, available in writable PDF form and can be obtained directly from the website, end-November. deadline available late September  The San Diego Foundation Community Scholarships Program 2508 Historic Decatur Road, Suite 200, San Diego, CA 92106, 619-814-1343, scholarships@sdfoundation.org or visit online (Click for more information).
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The University of Arizona - several scholarships available Varies Varies Many scholarships available to non-residents as well as residents. Eligibility varies from academic excellence and leadership to specific gender, ethnicity, planned course of study, etc. Visit website for criteria and scholarships available. Varies  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 for more information).
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California Institute of Technology Varies Up to full tuition, renewable Caltech Grants are gifts awarded from institutional or endowed funds specifically established for the purpose of assisting undergraduates. The amount of the award depends entirely on demonstrated financial need, subject to available funds. It can be renewed each year according to the student's level of need in subsequent years. "Named" scholarships are awarded from gifts to Caltech given for scholarship purposes, and are named by or for the donor. All aid applicants who have demonstrated need and meet the specifications of the donor are automatically considered for a "named" scholarship. Recipients may be asked to write a thank-you letter to one or more donors. Many donors are lifelong friends of the Institute, and they appreciate hearing about student life at Caltech today. Must complete scholarship data form as part of the financial application and will be informed if eligible for scholarships. March  Stephanie Follis, Administrative Assistant, (626) 395-6280, sfollis@caltech.edu or visit online (click for more information)
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University of California varies varies When you apply for admission, you are also applying for scholarships. Some of these applications are automatic, basing their decisions on information in your application. Others, however, require you to submit additional documentation; if so, that fact is noted in the scholarship listing. Students can apply for a number of scholarships at each UC campus and can visit the UC website for scholarships from the different campuses. varies  Contact the UC campus directly or visit online at the main website (click for 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 for more information).
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Boston University - various scholarships available Varies Up to full tuition Varies November  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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Catawba Valley Community College Varies Varies; $100 to full tuition, books, fees, supplies, and part-time job Several scholarships available based on good scholastic record, demonstrated financial need. High School Seniors must contact their Guidance Counselor for an application for the Emerging Leaders Program. Unavailable  School Counselor or Catawba Valley Community College, 2550 Hwy 70 SE, Hickory, NC 28602, telephone (828) 327-7000 ext. 4288, or by email at tbiggs@cvcc.edu.
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University of Oregon - Western Undergraduate Exchange Scholarship Varies and may change year to year regular in-state tuition plus 50 percent of that amount The Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) Scholarship is designated to outstanding scholars residing in the one of the following WICHE (Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education) states: AK, ID, OR, AZ, MT, SD, CA, UT, CO, NM, WA, HI, ND, or WY, enroll in WUE-eligible UO programs (see updated list for each year), and Have a high school GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale or have a combined SAT critical reading and math score of 1200 or have an ACT composite score of 27. No separate application is needed. All freshman applicants meeting the eligibility requirements are automatically considered. See website for updated list of majors. January 15  Contact the Office of Admissions by calling (800) BE-A-DUCK or visit online (click for more information).
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College of Wooster - various scholarships available Varies by scholarship available; General, Music, Theatre and Dance, and Scottish Arts Varies Varies greatly; Must exhibit leadership and academic merit. January 1  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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Oregon Institute of Technology - Western Undergraduate Exchange Scholarship Varies, Mathematics, Psychology, Biology, Civil Engineering, Communication Studies, Computer Engineering Technology, Engineering, Environment Studies, Geomatics, Geographic Information Systems, Surveying, Health Sciences, Info Technology regular in-state tuition plus 50 percent of that amount The Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) Scholarship is designated to outstanding scholars residing in the one of the following WICHE (Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education) states: AK, ID, OR, AZ, MT, SD, CA, UT, CO, NM, WA, HI, ND, or WY. Students from WUE states who enroll in WUE-eligible OIT programs will automatically receive a WUE Contract upon admission to OIT. Simply sign and return the contract to the Admissions Office by the specified deadline. See website for complete list of majors. February 1  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 for more information).
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BOCES Geneseo Migrant Center-several scholarships available Varies: Education, teaching, Arts 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). See website for specific requirements for each scholarship program Varies  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 for more information)
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Queens University of Charlotte - various scholarships available Varies; education, music, drama, art, ministerial, athletic Up to full tuition Open to US citizens; selection is based on GPA, leadership, citizenship, and scholarship. Varies  Queens University of Charlotte, Office of Admissions, 1900 Selwyn Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28274 (704) 337-2212. Also visit online (click for more information) or email admissions@queens.edu
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Virginia Tech Varies; general, engineering, Varies To apply for most scholarships at Virginia Tech, students simply need to complete the General Scholarship Program Application and FASFA before the March 11 deadline (with valid signatures). Some departmental scholarships require specific applications. Updated information will be available on the website by December. March 11 for most  Virginia Tech Office of University Scholarships and Financial Aid, 200 Student Services Building (0222) Virginia Tech, Blacksburg , VA 24061, Phone: (540) 231-5179 , finaid@vt.edu or visit website (click more information).
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Lenoir Rhyne College - various scholarships available Varies; includes academic, athletic and music among other specialized 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. unavailable -- based on acceptance  Lenoir Rhyne College, PO Box 7227, Hickory, NC 28603, telephone (828) 328-7300 or (800) 277-5721. Visit online (click for more information) or email finaid@lrc.edu
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Elon University - various scholarships available Varies-general, music, engineering, athletic, performing arts, teaching, education Varies; up to full tuition Varies, based on merit. Elon is one of only two private colleges in North Carolina selected to offer the prestigious North Carolina Teaching Fellows Program. February  Admissions Office, 2700 Campus Box, Elon, NC 27244, telephone (800) 334-8448 or email admissions@elon.edu or visit online (Click for more information)
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Life University various health-related disciplines, science, math, medicine, Business Administration, technology, chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering $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. Applications necessary. Visit online for more information. January, and later  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 for more information)
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Georgia Highlands College - several scholarships available Various; Education, math, science, criminal justice, nursing Varies Requirements for this 2-year program scholarship offerings vary based on scholarship but some include leadership, GPA requirements, specific county residency (Bartow County, GA), specific high school (Pepperell), major, ethnic group (Hispanic), learning disability and other. Scholarship application required. See website (click more information). March 1 or later  Several campuses available. Call 1-800-332-2406, or email admitme@highlands.edu or visit online (click for 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. varies  Georgia State University, P.O. Box 3965, Atlanta, Georgia 30302-3965 | Phone: (404) 413-2000 or visit online (click for more information) to get started.
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University of Florida - several scholarships available Various; General, music Varies Varies Unavailable  Office of Admissions - 201 Criser Hall - PO Box 114000 - Gainesville, FL 32611-4000 - 352-392-1365. Contact scholarship coordinator in the Office of Admissions at rsjohnson@admissions.ufl.edu, (352) 392-1365, ext. 7338, or see website (click more information) for contacts for the various scholarships available.
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Prescott College - several scholarships available Vary 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 for more information).
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University of Mississippi (Ole Miss)-- various scholarships available Vary, general, also leadership, women's, engineering, business, journalism, Chinese From $500 to full tuition and board; renewable Varies -- most require at least a 3.0 GPA. Incoming freshmen who wish to be considered for scholarships must file a University of Mississippi Admission Application, and submit an online scholarship application. The University of Mississippi Application for Undergraduate Admission is the automatic application for Academic Excellence Scholarships for entering freshmen. Please have test scores sent electronically to the Office of Admissions and Enrollment Services. Offers scholarships for academics, leadership, women, engineering, business, journalism, merit finalists and semi-finalists, valedictorians, student body president December 1-priority deadline; no later than March 1  The University of Mississippi, Office of Financial Aid, Student Services Center, 257 Martindale, P.O. Box 1848, University, MS 38677, 800-891-4596, Financial Aid advisors may be reached by e-mail at finaid@olemiss.edu. Office of Admissions, 662-915-7226, E-mail: admissions@olemiss.edu or visit online (click for more information)
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