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Must attend University of Notre DameA four-year merit scholarship award of $25,000 per year toward the cost of attending Notre DameThe students are chosen based on distinguished academic accomplishments, exemplary integrity and moral character, demonstrated leadership abilities, and a commitment to a life of service embracing the values of Catholic social tradition. November 15 574.631.1111 or via email at info@hesburgh-yusko.org
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Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program - Essay ContestGeneral$1,000Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of website: http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm. Full details are available on site.June 14 Abbott and Fenner Business Consultants, Chicago, IL 60060, scholarships@abbottandfenner.com or visit online (click on more information)
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Advancing Hispanic Excellence in Technology, Engineering, Math and Science Inc.(AHETEMS) General Scholarships for High School Seniors and UndergraduatesScience, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics or a related fieldUp to $20,000Merit-based and need-based general scholarships are awarded, to qualified high school graduating seniors and undergraduate students who demonstrate both significant motivation and aptitude for a career in science, technology, engineering or mathematics. Many scholarships are for Hispanic students;however, some scholarships are available for African-American, American Indian, first generation college students, and for students without regard to ethnicity.Varies by scholarship AHETEMS 13181 Crsrds Pkwy N 450 City Of Industry, CA 91746 United States Phone: 1-323-725-3970
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AES EngineeringGeneral, leaders$500To be eligible the student needs to answer one of the essay questions that they will find on our site at www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htmOctober 6  AES Engineering scholarships@aesengineers.com or visit online (click on more information)
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AFA Teen Scholarship Essay ContestGeneral$500 to $5,000• United States citizenship or permanent residency • Plan to enter an accredited four-year college/university within 12 months of the scholarship deadline • Be currently enrolled in a public, independent, parochial, military, home-school or another high school in the United States (if not currently enrolled, please explain extenuating circumstances) How to Apply: The candidates can apply for the scholarship either on- line or off-line. • For applying on-line, complete on-line scholarship application form and upload the supporting documents: http://afaapplications.org/ Supporting Documents: • One copy of completed and signed application form • One copy of brief, typewritten autobiography (maximum 200 words or less) in essay format • Two copies of essay (one copy of the essay with an attached title page with essay title, word count and applicant’s name and address, and one copy without a title page, NOTE: online applicants must submit only one copy of essay with title page.) • A 1,200 to 1,500-word essay (typed, written in English, 12-point font, double-spaced, margins of approximately one-inch on all sides) that answers the following questions: 1. How has Alzheimer’s disease changed or impacted your life? 2. What have you learned about yourself, your family and/or your community in the face of coping with Alzheimer’s disease? Submitting Details:The candidates can submit the completed application packet with attention to address listed.February 15 Alzheimer's Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Ave., 7th Fl., New York, NY 10001, Attention: AFA Teens College Scholarship , info@afateens.org, 866.AFA.8484 or visit online (click on more information)
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Agnes Scott College -- various scholarships availableGeneral, music, native Spanish-speakers; Presbyterian; femaile$1,000 to full tuition, fees, room and boardMerit-based scholarships are awarded through the admission office. The college automatically considers all early-decision and scholarship-decision students for merit-based aid. When granting merit-based scholarships, the college looks at several factors including academic achievement, community service, evidence of leadership, extracurricular involvement and state residence. Scholarships are awarded through the admission office. Semifinalists for our most competitive scholarships are invited for an on-campus interview with a scholarship committee in February. Elizabeth Kiss Trailblazer Scholarship is awarded to accepted students who have a 3.75 reported GPA, a 1250 SAT or a 26 ACT, are eligible for a $25,000 merit-based scholarship, renewable for up to four years.The Goizueta Foundation Scholarship for native Spanish speakers is also available; the Agnes Scott College Presbyterian Scholarships Available on the basis of academic achievement and leadership in the Presbyterian Church. Nomination by a Presbyterian minister suggested. A separate application is required. The Nannette Hopkins Music scholarship is awarded to incoming first-year students who express an intention of majoring or minoring in music, and who demonstrate scholastic ability, talent and seriousness of thought, purpose and endeavor, and who have financial need. The scholarship is renewable each year as long as the student continues to major or minor in music. Requires a separate application and auditions.Varies by scholarship. Agnes Scott College, 141 E. College Ave., Decatur, GA 30030 Tel: 404 471-6000 | 800 868-8602 or visit online (click on more information).
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Air Force ROTCEngineering (various), Architecture, Chemistry, Computers, Math, Meteorology, Physics, Operations Research); various scholarships available with military obligationUp to full scholarships, plus books and expensesMust be US citizen, 17 to 31 years of age, and high school graduate. Must complete a physical fitness assessment and an interview, need counselor certificate, personal statement, and resume.To be eligible for scholarship consideration, you must achieve an SAT composite of 1240 or ACT composite of 26. Applicant must also attain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. There are no waivers or exceptions to the SAT/ACT or GPA requirements. We now ONLY accept ACT/SAT scores electronically through the ACT or SAT agency using AFROTC Test Code 0548.December 1 Air Force ROTC representative or apply online (click on more information)
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Airport Minority Advisory Council Educational and Scholarship Program (AMACESP)Aviation, Business Administration, Accounting, Architecture, Engineering or Finance, women, minorities$2,000; can reapplyAMACESP distributes scholarships to women and minorities pursuing a degree and career in the aviation industry (Aviation, Business Administration, Accounting, Architecture, Engineering or Finance). Applicant must be seeking a BS or BA, and must be admitted by an accredited school or university for the current school term in which you are applying for a scholarship, demonstration of a cumulative 3.0 GPA, and have involvement in community activities and extracurricular activities. Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen and successfully complete and submit all application materials. Awardees are expected show a commitment to involvement in furthering the mission of the Airport Minority Advisory Council (AMAC) by participating in the AMAC Program, and continually maintain all of the eligibility requirements as outlined above during the term AND provide supporting documentation for reapplication during succeeding terms. In addition, he/she will be required to: Become a student member of AMAC; communicate with AMAC once each semester during school term scholarship is awarded, which will include progress reports, a copy of your grades upon completion of semester to show proof of maintaining 3.0 GPA. Students are eligible for two (2) scholarship awards but must reapply each application period. Application available on website.Unavailable until the spring 2018 Airport Minority Advisory Council, Attn: Scholarship Program, 2345 Crystal Drive, Suite 902, Arlington, VA 22202, Phone: 703-414-2622, Fax: 703-414-2686, Email: amac.info@amac-org.com or visit online (Click on more information)
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Al Neuharth Free Spirit ScholarshipsThe purpose of the Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Conference is to promote the vital role of the First Amendment as a cornerstone of democracy and to inspire students to pursue journalism careers$1,000 scholarship and all expense paid journalism conferenceThe annual Al Neuharth Free Spirit Scholarship and Journalism Conference program targets rising high school seniors who are interested in pursuing a career in journalism and who demonstrate qualities of “free spirit.” Students will come to Washington, D.C. June 16-21, 2018, to participate in an all-expenses-paid journalism conference at the Newseum, located at 555 Pennsylvania Ave., NW and are awarded a $1,000 college scholarship. The purpose of the Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Conference is to promote the vital role of the First Amendment as a cornerstone of democracy and to inspire students to pursue journalism careers. February 1 Karen Catone, kcatone@newseum.org, 202/292-6271
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Alabama A&M University ScholarshipsAlumni Scholarships, Departmental Scholarships, Federal Scholarships, Private Scholarships, State Scholarships, Outside Scholarships, Scholarships for African-Americans, Normalite Opportunity ScholarshipVaries by scholarship.Varies by scholarship.Varies by scholarship. For scholarship questions, email scholarships@aamu.edu or call Phone: (256) 372-5000
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Alpha Delta Kappa - Clare Johnson Marley - Mary Earle Berger Fine Arts ScholarshipGeneral$2,000Requires a minimum SAT score of 1220 or ACT composite score of 25 and academic rank in top 20% of class. Open to any student who is currently graduating from a accredited high school in NC and who expects to enroll in a 4-year college or universityMarch 15 Student Services Office 
Alpha Delta Kappa - Eunice Riggins Memorial Scholarship General$2,000Requires a minimum SAT score of 1220 or ACT composite score of 25 and academic rank in top 10% of class. Open to any woman who is currently graduating from a accredited high March 15 Student Services Office 
Alpha Delta Kappa Scholarships (Alpha Delta Kappa is an International Honorary Organization for Women Educators)GeneralUp to $2,000Varies by scholarhshipVaries by scholarship Student Services or website.
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Alpha Delta Kappa-Mary Rose Mills - Linda Rankin Memorial ScholarshipGeneral$2,000Requires a minimum SAT score of 1290 or ACT composite score of 27 and academic rank in top 10% of class. Open to any student who is currently graduating from a accredited high school in NC and who expects to enroll in a 4-year college or university iMarch 15 Student Services Office 
American Association of Blacks in EnergyPhysical Sciences, technology, engineering and math related disciplines in preparation for a career in the energy sector.$1,000; The top winner’s application is forwarded to compete for a Southeast Regional Award of $3,000.1. The student must have an unweighted academic average of “B” or better (3.0 on a 4.0 scale);2. The student must be a graduating high school senior who intends to enroll the next semester following high school graduation in an accredited college or university.;3. The student must plan to major in business, one of the physical sciences, technology,engineering or mathematics fields in preparation for a career in the energy sector.;4. The student must be one of the historically underrepresented minorities in the sciences, technology, engineering and math related disciplines. (African American,Hispanic or Native American)February 3 northcarolina@aabe.org.
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American Association of University Women (AAUW) ScholarshipsWomenUnavailableAmerican Association of University Women (AAUW) is a nationwide network of more than 170,000 members and donors, 1,000 branches, and 800 college/university institution partners. The website provides a centralized scholarship posting site that supports AAUW's local scholarship programs across the U.S. It provides information for women students seeking AAUW educational funding in their local communities. Participating branches and states determine their scholarship amounts and eligibility criteria, and applicants can view the array of opportunities at the undergraduate and graduate levels that meet their education needs. The can then apply via the procedures as outlined by each branch or state program. Check the website through the fall for participating state/branch applications.Unavailable AAUW, 1310 L St. NW, Suite 1000, Washington, D.C., 20005 Phone: 202.785.7700 or 800.362.2289
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American Chemical Society Scholars ProgramsChemical Sciences or Chemical TechnologyUp to $5,000; renewableBe African-American, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian; Be a U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident;Be a full- time student at a high school or accredited college, university, or community college;Demonstrate high academic achievement in chemistry or science (Grade Point Average 3.0, "B" or better);Demonstrate financial need according to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid form (FAFSA) and the Student Aid Report (SAR) form March 1 1155 Sixteenth Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036, USA, service@acs.org, 1-800-333-9511
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American Fire Sprinkler Association Scholarship ContestGeneral$2,000 each; 10 scholarships availableOpen to graduating high school seniors who are citizens or aliens residing legally in the U.S. and planning to attend a college/university or trade school in the US. Submit online entry form.April 1 Visit American Fire Sprinkler Association website (click on more information). Essay and test are available through the site.
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American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation Scholarship - AH&LEF Incoming Freshman ScholarshipHospitality, Hospitality Management, Hotel Management$500 to $6,000Open to graduating high school seniors planning to pursue a career in hospitality. Various scholarships are available and requirements vary; some require a nomination from your school, and some are self-nominated. Applications will be available after January 1.May 1 American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation, 1250 Eye Street, NW, Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20005-3931, Phone: 1.202.289.3180, Email: foundation@ahlef.org
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American Indian Education Foundation (AIEF)General; Native American or Alaska Nativeup to $2,000; renewableOpen to graduating high school seniors who are of Native American or Alaska Native descent and plan to attend an accredited two- or four-year college/university or technical/vocational school full time. Must have and maintain a GPA of at least 2.0. Current year application will be on website after January 1; applications submitted before March 1 earn bonus points.April 4 American Indian Education Foundation, 2401 Eglin Street, Rapid City, South Dakota 57703 Telephone (866) 866-8642 or email mlee@nrc1.org or visit online (click on more information)
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American Indian Services ScholarshipsGeneral$500 to $2,000Based on financial need. Enrolled in a university, college, junior college or technical school (see list of schools which accept this aid); One-Quarter (1/4) Northern-Native American Indian Blood; Undergraduate student with no more than 150 semester credits or 210 quarter credits; Full-time or part-time status - excluding non-credit courses; Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.25. You must submit an online application, and mail the following required documents/items: One photo of the applicant. One full-page letter about yourself: specify your tribe, where you are from, the school you are attending and your area of study, educational goals and future plans, and why you feel you need this scholarship. Letters should be double-spaced, using 12-point font and signed. Certificate of Indian Blood or proof of Indian heritage. Official Tuition Billing Statement from your school. Official copy of current transcript.May 1 for fall American Indian Services, Attn: Scholarship Dept., 3115 E Lion Ln, Ste 320, Cottonwood Heights, UT 84121, scholarship@americanindianservices.org
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American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) - Minority Scholarship Awards for Incoming College FreshmenChemical Engineering$1,000Must be a minority high school senior or college freshman intending to major in Chemical Engineering, GPA greater than 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, be a well rounded individual with significant extracurricular activities. Updated applications and information will be available online in January. Some local chapters of the AIChE might have scholarships available also. Look for "local sections and committees" tab on home page of website.August 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 on more information)
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American Legion National High School Oratorical ContestGeneralFirst place receives $18,000, second gets $16,000 and third takes $14,000.Open to US citizens or lawful residents under 20 years old and enrolled in high school. Must prepare an oration about some aspect of the Constitution of the United States with emphasis on the duties and obligations of a citizen to our government. In addition an extemporaneous speech on topic provided. See national website for state information.entry level starts October thru February; varies by state Visit National website online (click on more information) or email: oratorical@legion.org. In GA - For additional information on local contests, contact your local American Legion Post or The American Legion State Headquarters, 3035 Mt. Zion Road, Stockbridge, GA 30281, 678-289-8883, Fax 678-289-8885, or contact Chairman David L. Burdette, 770-428-0400. GA website not helpful.
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American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest - North CarolinaOration on some aspect of the Constitution of the U.S.$14,000, $16,000, $18,000 to top 3 national contestantsOpen to US citizens or lawful residents under 20 years old and enrolled in high school. Must prepare an oration about some aspect of the Constitution of the United States with emphasis on the duties and obligations of a citizen to our government. In addition an extemporaneous speech on topic provided. Each contestant gives an 8 to 10 minute prepared speech on what it means to be a citizen under the US Constitution. Each student must also speak from 3 to 5 minutes on an "assigned topic" drawn at the contest from a list of 4 predefined topics. This topic will be the same for all contestants in the contest once drawn. In NC, contest levels progress from high school level to Legion Post, district, state and national. Local contests start in December; final national contest in April.Contact local American Legion Post NC American Legion Post State of NC Headquarters, PO Box 26657 Raleigh, NC 27611-6657, telephone (919) 832-7506, nclegion@nc.rr.com. Visit online (click on more information).
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American Meteorological Society (AMS) - AMS Freshman Undergraduate ScholarshipAtmospheric, Oceanic, or Hydrologic Science, meteorology$5000, awarding $2500 each year (for the freshman and sophomore years).Requirements vary depending on scholarship; some of the scholarships specifically target minority students. All scholarships target students planning to study atmospheric science or related oceanic and hydrologic science; some require membership in the AMS to be eligible. Transcripts, test scores, letter of recommendation required. Students must include, with a completed application form, an official high school transcript showing grades from the past three years, a letter of recommendation from a high school teacher or guidance counselor, and a copy of scores from an SAT or similar national college entrance exam.February 2 AMS Development and Student Program Manager Donna Fernandez ( 617-227-2426 ext. 3907).
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American Meteorological Society (AMS) - AMS/Industry Minority ScholarshipAtmospheric, Oceanic, or Hydrologic Science, meteorology, women, disabled, minority$6,000 two-year scholarship is for $3000 per year during freshman and sophomore years Scholarship targets minority students planning to study atmospheric science or related oceanic and hydrologic science. Transcripts, test scores, letter of recommendation required. Students must include, with a completed application form, an official high school transcript showing grades from the past three years, a letter of recommendation from a high school teacher or guidance counselor, and a copy of scores from an SAT or similar national college entrance exam.February 2 AMS Development and Student Program Manager Donna Fernandez ( 617-227-2426 ext. 3907).
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Amvets Americanism Essay ContestGeneral$1,000 up to $$4,000Financial need, academic promise, and merit. The scholarships are intended to provide financial assistance for veterans, service members, and families that have exhausted government aid, or who might not otherwise have the financial means to further their education Must submit an online completed, signed application, together with all supporting documents, by the deadline listed. The award determination will be made on the selection committee’s scores of the overall quality of the application and the scholarship essayMay 1 (Opens in January) 4647 Forbes Blvd. Lanham, MD 20706; Office. 1 (877) 726- 8387
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Andre Sobel River of Life Foundation - Andre Sobel Essay AwardEssay award for survivors of catastrophic illnessUnavailableThe purpose of this competition is to honor the young survivors of a catastrophic illness, ages 12 to 21. If you consider yourself to be a survivor, we celebrate with you and look forward to your submission. Submit an essay on a topic to be provided. Create your entry keeping in mind that you are talking to your peers. We encourage you to be honest and personal about your thoughts. This is the time for you to say what you may have felt unable to share before. What you have lived through and learned could prove invaluable to a new patient somewhere whose experience is likely very similar to yours. Essay should express you, and can be written using many formats. Check website for information; available after January 1.Unavailable Phone: (310) 276-7111; Email info@andreriveroflife.org; Mail: The Andre Sobel River of Life Foundation, P.O. Box 361460, Los Angeles CA 90036
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Andrew College Institutional ScholarshipsGeneral, athletic, fine arts, vocal music, piano, theatre, visual arts, Church music, Methodist ChurchUp to full tuition, room and boardSubmit FAFSA; Unconditional acceptance to Andrew College;Completion of a college preparatory curriculum;High school GPA of 3.0 or higher; Record of leadership or service to school, community, or churchVaries by scholarship Andrew College,| 1-800-664-9250, 501 College Street, Cuthbert, GA 39840-5599,
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Annual Friends of the Page-Walker History ScholarshipPlan to major in history or the humanities.$750Cary resident, high school senior, letter of recommendation, essay, community involvement, strong interest in local history or historic preservation May 15 Student Services 
Apex Band BoosterMarching Band, Concert Band, Wind Ensemble, Color GuardUnspecified3.0 or higherApril  Student Services 
Apex High School PTSAGeneralUnspecifiedApplications are located in Student Services scholarship drawer. Students or parent MUST be a CURRENT MEMBER of the Apex High School PTSA. Student must be accepted to an accredited college, or vocational school and provide a copy of the acceptance letter. Character and Community Service, leadership, academic performance, financial need, and a one page essay.April  Student Services Career Center 
Apex Lions Club T. B. Holland Memorial ScholarshipGeneralUnspecifiedCompleted application, personal statement, official transcriptApril Student Services 
Apex Rotary Club Scholarship (CARY MACGREGOR ROTARY SCHOLARSHIP)General$20003.0 GPA Minimum, Scholarships will be awarded based upon various factors, including the student’s scholastic achievement, participation in extracurricular activities, involvement in the community, personal recommendations, and financial need.March 1 Student Services 
Appalachian State University - various scholarships availableGeneral; varies, music, geology, biology, mathematics, physics, education, art, communications, family and consumer sciences, theater and dance, astronomy, business, anthropology, chemistry, debateMerit-based and need-based scholarships — partial and full scholarships are availableVaries by scholarshipNov 15 and Feb 1 ASU Admissions Office, telephone (828) 262-2120 or email admissions@appstate.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Appointment to a Military AcademyGeneral; military obligation follows college graduationFull tuition and most expensesMust be a US citizen, obtain a nomination from your Senator, Congressman, or VP of US, not married, not pregnant, no dependents, between 17 and 22 years of age with academic excellence, physical aptitude and medical fitness, extracurricular involvement, excellent SAT/ACT scores and recommendations.Ideally complete a preliminary application junior year See your counselor and visit the websites of United States Military Academy (West Point, New York), United States Naval Academy (Annapolis, Maryland, United States Air Force Academy (Colorado Springs, Colorado), United States Coast Guard Academy (New London, Connecticut), United States Merchant Marine Academy (Kings Point, New York). 
Architects Foundation Diversity Advancement ScholarshipArchitecture$20,000 total award renewable up to 5 yearsOpen to minority/disadvantaged students who are graduating high school seniors. These scholarships are open to high school seniors and college freshmen who plan to study architecture at a NAAB-accredited program. Selections will be based on financial need, academic achievement, essay, recommendations, transcript. Must submit a resume, personal essay,two letters of recommendation, two examples of your creative work estimated college expenses (requires FAFSA).January 18 (Complete Online Application) scholarships@architectsfoundation.org.
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Arkansas Alumni Association ScholarshipsGeneralup to $6,500; some renewableCumulative high school grade point average of 3.60, Composite ACT score of 24 or comparable SAT score, Students must be fully admitted without conditions before accepting Alumni Association scholarships.February 15 Arkansas Alumni Association, 491 N. Razorback Road, Fayetteville, AR 72701, Mailing address: P.O. Box 1070, Fayetteville, AR 72702, Phone 1.888.275.2586
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Arkansas Tech University - Foundation General ScholarshipsGeneral $100 to $10,000Varies by scholarshipNovember 15 or February 15 (varies by scholarship) Arkansas Tech University, 215 West O Street, Russellville, Arkansas 72801 USA, For general information call (844) 804- 2628
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Armstrong Atlantic State University - several scholarshipsGeneral; art, music, theater, biology, chemistry, physics, criminal justice, computer science, social science, political science, dental hygiene, education, economics, engineeringVariesThere are many scholarships available to AASU students, which are awarded on the basis of academic achievements, GPA, SAT scores, extracurricular activities, financial need and the applicant's statement. You may apply for these and other scholarships using the Academic Scholarship Application which is available online or in the Office of Financial Aid. The application consists of basic student information and includes a place for the student to express their need and desire for scholarship funds. The statement is evaluated for its message, organization, grammar and demeanor. Be sure to take your time and check your spelling. Application lists the many scholarships available. Varies Armstrong Atlantic State University, 11935 Abercorn Street, Savannah, Georgia 31419-1997, 912.344.3266, scholarships@armstrong.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Army ROTCGeneral with military obligation OTC scholarships are awarded based on a student’s merit and grades, not financial need. And they’re offered in the following forms: Two-, three-, and four-year scholarship options based on the time remaining to complete your degree; Full-tuition scholarships; Options for room and board in place of tuition, if you qualify Additional allowances for books and fees.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.February 4 Apply online (click on more information)
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Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) - several scholarships availableGeneral$2,500 to $20,000 renewableBe of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity as defined by the U.S. Census; Be a citizen, national, or legal permanent resident of the United States. Citizens of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia and the Republic of Palau are also eligible to apply; Be enrolling as an undergraduate student in a U.S. accredited college or university in the Fall of 2018. Please read the scholarships by supporter details below for specific eligibility requirements regarding the academic standing required for each scholarship. Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale (unweighted) or have earned a GED; Must apply for federal financial aid using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA);Submit one letter of recommendation online.January 11 2025 M Street NW, Suite 610 • Washington, DC 20036 • Phone: (202) 986-6892 • Toll Free: (877) 808-7032 • Fax: (202) 530-0643 • Email: info@apiasf.org
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Asian American Journalists Association - National AAJA General Scholarships-Print, Broadcast, or Photo Journalism, Television journalismup to $2,0003.0 minimum GPA; essay, resume, recommendations. Academic achievement, demonstrated journalistic ability, financial need, and commitment to the field of sports journalism. Application online.January 10 Email Justin Seiter, AAJA Program Coordinator, at justins@aaja.org.
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Assistance League of the Triangle AreaGeneral$1000 to $10,000Based on character, financial need, academic accomplishments, 2.5 GPA, and community service. Plan to continue education at a North Carolina institution. U.S. citizen or proof of permanent residency.March 1 Assistance League of the Triangle Area Scholarship Committee; P.O. Box 98477; Raleigh, North Carolina 27624; Scholarship Phone (919) 438-1682
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Athnet Sports Recruiting ScholarshipGeneral$1,000 for tuition and booksMust be a current or former athlete at the high school or college level. Must be a current college student or high school senior entering college; Write a 400-500 word essay describing how the lessons you have learned through playing sports have positively impacted you as you pursue your college education.June 1 scholarships@athleticscholarships.net
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AXA Achievement ScholarshipsGeneral$2,500, $10,000, $25,000The AXA Achievements Scholarship offers college scholarships of $2,500, $10,000 and $25,000 to high school seniors who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their activities in school, the community or the workplace. Scholarship winners are known as AXA Achievers. They are ethnically and economically diverse, but they share these qualities: ambition and drive; determination to set and reach goals; respect for self, family and community; ability to succeed in college. The scholarship is sponsored by the AXA Foundation, the philanthropic arm of AXA US.September 5, 2017 until 10,000 applications are submitted or December 15, 2017, whichever comes first.  Contact the AXA Achievement Scholarship administrator: Questions can be directed to Scholarship America on website listed or by calling 1-855-996-2255 / 507-931-1682
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Ayn Rand Essay Contest - Atlas ShruggedEssay Contest$50 - $10,00012 Grade, Undergraduate, Graduate; Essay must be no fewer than 800 and no more than 1,600 words in length, double- spaced. Spelling errors and/or written corrections (by anyone) found on the essay will count against the final grade and should be omitted before submission. One entry per contest.May 15 The Ayn Rand Institute 2121 Alton Parkway, Suite 250 Irvine, CA 92606; EMAIL mail@aynrand.org; PHONE 949-222- 6550
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Ayn Rand Essay Contest - The FountainheadEssay Contest$50 - $10,00011th or 12th grade; Essay must be no fewer than 800 and no more than 1,600 words in length, double-spaced. Spelling errors and/or written corrections (by anyone) found on the essay will count against the final grade and should be omitted before submission.May 15 online The Ayn Rand Institute 2121 Alton Parkway, Suite 250 Irvine, CA 92606; EMAIL mail@aynrand.org; PHONE 949-222- 6550
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B. Davis ScholarshipGeneral$1,000There is no age restriction. Be sure to include your name and the school you are attending this year and next. This is not an academic scholarship but we would like to know where you are going to school now and what your future academic plans are. Please go to website for further information.May 22 awards@studentawardsearch.com
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Bank of America - Joe Martin ScholarshipGeneral$2,500; renewableThe Bank of America Joe Martin Scholarship program is a competitive based scholarship program available for college or vocational schools to dependents of associates who have been employed by Bank of America for at least 1 year. Dependents of deceased, disabled, or retired associates also are eligible. In addition, applicants must be 23 years of age or younger; high school senior or graduate; plan to be enrolled or currently be enrolled in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited 2- or 4-year college, university, or vocational/technical school ; enroll in the college of their choice no later than the fall of the year in which the award is given; and have an above average academic record; be actively involved in school and community activities; possess a desire to pursue educational and career goals; and wish to develop a well-rounded character. Check website in December for guidelines and application for upcoming year. Scholarships are awarded based on academic achievement, leadership, contributions to school and community, character, and financial need.February 28 Scholarship Management Services - Email: bankofamerica@scholarshipamerica.org, Call: 1-800-537-4180 ext. 555 or Visit online (click on more information).
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Barton College Freshmen ScholarshipsGeneral$5,000 up to $12,000Varies by scholarshipUnavailable Barton College Office of Financial Aid, 120 Harper Hall, financialaid@barton.edu, 800-789-1189, 252-399-6323
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Baylor University - Baptist scholarshipsGeneral, Christian ministry,$1,000 to $5,000, some renewableVarious scholarships offered for students active in the Baptist faith, or for dependents of Baptist pastors, ministers of music, ministers of education, and other full-time ministers, missionaries, or Baptist students who are preparing for careers in Christian ministry. Students must provide documentation and need to maintain a 2.5 GPA for most or 3.5 for one while at Baylor. See website for specifics.Unavailable Baylor University, Office of Academic Scholarships and Financial Aid, One Bear Place #97028, Waco, TX 76798-7028. 1-800-BAYLOR-U option1, 1 or (254) 710-3435 or visit online (click on more information)
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BBB (Better Business Bureau) Torch ScholarshipGeneral$1,000 - $5,000BBB Torch Scholarships recognize students who personify high ethical standards as demonstrated through leadership, community service, overall personal integrity, and academic history. Torch Scholarships are given to college-bound high school juniors, seniors, and college undergraduates who reside or attend school within BBB of Eastern North Carolina's. service area.Available online beginning November 
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BBG Communications ScholarshipGeneral$500Be between the ages of 16 and 21 on June 30; Submit answers to the two essay questions, which can be found on the application page; Have at least one full year of post secondary studies remaining at the time of the award; Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater;Be a citizen of the United States or Canada. June 30 www.breylancommunications.com
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Belmont Abbey College - Honors Institute/ Honors FellowshipGeneralHonors Fellowship is a four-year award. Renewal for each academic year is contingent upon a student’s maintaining a 3.4 grade point average and his/her continued participation in the Honors InstituteGrade point average of 3.7 or higher and an SAT score (math and verbal) of at least 1200 (including a minimum verbal score of 600) will be considered for admission to the Honors Institute. Students admitted to the Honors Institute are generally awarded an Honors Fellowship.January 17 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
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Belmont Abby College - Fr. John Oetgen, O.S.B. Scholarship for Excellence in TheatreTheater$7,000 renewable for 4 years. Cannot apply for premier scholarships.The academic requirements for the award itself are flexible, but those who receive the Fr. John Oetgen, O.S.B. Scholarship for Excellence in Theatre will be expected to participate in the work of the Abbey Players, the campus dramatic organization. Unavailable 100 Belmont-Mt. Holly Road; Belmont, NC 28012; Phone: 1.888.222.0110; Email: info@bac.edu
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Belmont Abby College Premier ScholarshipsGeneralRenewable for 4 years; These scholarships represent the college’s highest awards and cannot be combined with other scholarships to exceed $9,000.See website for scholarships, criteria and requirements for Felix Hintemeyer Catholic Leadership Award, Saint Thomas More Scholarship; Honors FellowshipFebruary 1 Belmont Abbey College, Phone Number: 704.461.6665 , Fax Number: 704.461.6220, Mailing address: 100 Belmont-Mt. Holly Road, Belmont NC 28012, Email address: admissions@bac.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Betsy Y. Justus NCTA Founders ScholarshipGeneralEvery year, two students are selected to receive a $4,000 scholarship ($1,000 per year), a personal computer provided by Lenovo and are honored at the annual NC Tech Awards. Rising female college freshman, re-entry or transfer student, enrolling for undergraduate course work at an accredited institution of higher learning located in North Carolina. Must qualify for North Carolina resident status for tuition purposes; Cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale; Must declare a technology or engineering major or demonstrated interest in pursuing technology and/ or engineering. May 31 Call 919.856.0393 or Email Alison Gordon
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Better Business Bureau Torch ScholarshipGeneral$1,000 - $5,000For students who personify high ethical standards as demonstrated through leadership, community service, overall personal integrity, and academic success. Current college-bound high school juniors and seniors; Essay; Letter of RecommendationJanuary 31 Application online BBB Serving Eastern North Carolina; 5540 Munford Rd., Ste. 130; Raleigh, NC 27612-2655; Phone 919.277.4222
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BigSun Scholarship - Essay ContestGeneral; athletics$500In order to do our part we are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in. To apply, please send us a short essay answering a question posted on the website. All student athletes are eligible regardless of the sport they are engaged in. The student must be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute.June 19 All essay submissions should be sent to athleticawards@bigsunathletics.com or visit online (click on more information)
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Bill Gates Scholarships for Minorities. (This program replaced the Gates Millenium Scholarship.) The student may choose to major in any field for their bachelor's degree. (Replaces the Gates MilThe student may choose to major in any field for their bachelor's degree. The award is based on the cost of tuition, fees, books and living expenses for the academic year, as well as the availability of grants, and other scholarships reported on the student’s financial aid award letter. The scholarship for the undergraduate award may be renewed annually based on satisfactory progress, full-time enrollment and the timely submission of required documents. High school senior; A member of one of these minorities: African American, Asian & Pacific Islander American, Hispanic American, and American Indian/Alaska Native (who are enrolled in a tribe);Federal Pell Grant eligible; U.S. citizen, national or permanent resident; GPA 3.3 or better Plan to enroll full time at a four year accredited U.S. college or on 4.0 scale (weighted cumulative)university (public, private or not-for- profit)The Gates Scholarship is a highly selective scholarship for minorities who are high school seniors, Applicants must be eligible for Pell Grant to qualify. The family will still be expected to pay the Expected Family Contribution based upon the FAFSA or Free Application for Federal Student Aid. The ideal candidate is typically in the top 10% of their high school class, who have demonstrated leadership ability and personal success.The Gates Scholarship application opens July 15 and closes September 15. Award: July - September 2018 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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Bob R. McGuire Memorial Scholarship / North Carolina Child Support Council ScholarshipGeneral$1,000At least one parent must be a member or client of the NC Child Support Council; Resident of NC and a graduating high school senior; Maintained an overall C average or above during high school career.April Student Services 
BOCES Geneseo Migrant Center-several National Scholarships availableVaries: Education, teaching, Art, music, dance, theater, writing, photography, folk-art, crafts,VariesVariety of scholarships offering assistance to migrant students who want to further their education..Varies from November thru May Genesee Valley Educational Partnership, 80 Munson Street, LeRoy, NY, 14482, (585) 344 7900, (585) 658 7900
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Bollinger Foundation GrantsGeneralVary depending on needNominations of families in which the deceased parent worked or the surviving parent works 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.May 4 Bollinger Foundation, 734 15th St, NW, Suite 900, Washington DC 20005, (202) 223-7800; or email aseely@iedconline.org
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Bonner Scholars Program or Bonner Leaders Program (available at specific colleges and universities)General, requires commitment to community serviceUnavailableThe Bonner Scholar Program seeks to transform the lives of students at various colleges and universities (Davidson College, Guilford College, High Point University, Mars Hill College, Pfeiffer University, University oo NC Charlotte, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Warren Wilson College) as well as their campuses, local communities, and nation by providing access to education and opportunities to serve. The scholarship serves those individuals who have high financial need and a commitment to service. It is designed to heighten the overall education a Scholar receives by asking students to engage in ongoing service work and helping them develop the tools and the knowledge necessary to make that work meaningful and lasting. If you are considering applying or already have applied for admission to a school with a Bonner Program, contact the admissions office to ask for an application to the Bonner Scholars Program. The admissions office may direct you to the Bonner Scholars Program office where you can receive additional information. Please note that the application process and deadlines for each school and Bonner Scholar Program vary from campus to campus. Complete the Bonner Scholarship application from the school(s) you are interested in attending. Click More information for list of the more than 70 institutions, and links to their websites.Varies by institution The Bonner Foundation, 10 Mercer Street, Princeton, NJ 08540, 609-924- 6663 Phone, 609-683-4626 FAX, info@bonner.org or visit online (click on more information)
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Boston College - Gabelli Presidential Scholars ProgramGeneralFull tuition for 4 yearsExceptional students applying Early Action to Boston College will be considered for Boston College's merit-based Presidential Scholars Program. Each year, a select group of about fifteen Scholars receives full tuition scholarships for four years, not based on need. BC also offers a variety of grants, loans and employment to assist students in financing a Boston College education.November 1 Presidential Scholars Program, Boston College, Lawrence House, 122 College Road, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467-3926, Tel. 617-552-1360, E-mail address thomasjv@bc.edu - Jennie Thomas, Assistant Director Or contact Financial aid office: Phone: (617) 552-3100, Toll-Free: (800) 360-2522 or visit online (click on more information)
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Boyce Brown Scholarship - Cary Central Rotary ClubGeneral - Two Year Technical College$1,000 per year for 2 consecutive yearsHigh School Senior, enrolling in a 2 year college of their choice, academics, civic involvement, self initiative and financial need.March Student Services office.
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Broadcast Film Critics’ Association ScholarshipsBroadcasting$1500The BFCA Scholarship is to provide an opportunity for college students interested in becoming film critics to receive financial help and the possible guidance of a BFCA member in writing and recording reviews intended to be aired on their college or Unavailable Sara Voorhees, movimama@swcp.com
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California Alumni Scholarships at UC Berkeley - Leadership AwardGeneral $2000Demonstrate innovative, motivational leadership impacting academic, work, or community environments. Be admitted and enroll at UC Berkeley. Interview in June. Submit a Statement of Intent to Register (SIR) to UC Berkeley by May 1.March - April Alumni House, Berkeley, CA 94720-7520, Toll-Free: (888) CAL-ALUM, scholarships@alumni.berkeley.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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CampusRN Nursing ScholarshipNursing$2,500This nationwide scholarship program is the most comprehensive of its kind for nursing programs and nursing students because it features scholarship winners from six different regions across the country in which CampusRN has launched state edition sites. CampusRN will award six scholarships to a needy and deserving nursing student in each region. Students must attend an institution registered with CampusRN, and complete the online application and essay. List of registered institutions is online.May 1 If you have any questions, feel free to contact: scholarships@campusrn.com or visit online (click on more information).
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Cancer Survivors' FundGeneralAwards are case-by-caseScholarships are granted for college education of the cancer survivors. Recipients must be enrolled or accepted into an accredited undergraduate school. Recipients are selected by a committee based on applicants' personal hardship and financial need. Must complete online application, 2 letters of recommendation, letter from physician, and essay on a specified topic about cancer's effect on you. Scholarships available for fall and for spring semesters, so check deadlines. Check back in February for this year's application.Application available February 5 Cancer Survivors' Fund, P.O. Box 792, Missouri City, TX 77459, 281-437-7142, sf@cancersurvivorsfund.org, or visit online (click on more information)
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Cary Central Rotary Club - Boyce Brown ScholarshipGeneral$1000/year for 2 consecutive years at a Technical College.Based on academic achievement, civic involvement, self- initiative, and financial need. Must attend a 2 year Technical College.April  Student Services 
Cary Kiwanis ScholarshipGeneral$400 - $2,000Be a graduating high school senior from one of these high schools (Cary or Panter Creek) or graduating senior from any recognized, accredited high school AND reside within the Cary town limits. (Meaning custodial parents/legal guardians pay Cary municipal taxes)March 15 Lisa Collums, President at lisa.collums@att.net
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Cary Rotary ClubGeneral$1,000 per year, renewable.Academic achievement, leadership, service in the community and financial need.March 17, 2015 Susan Schmidt (919) 467-5202 Applications are available in Student Services office at Apex High School.
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Cary Women's ClubGeneral$1,500 - $2,500Graduating senior at a high school in Cary, Apex or Morrisville area, plans to attend a 4 year college or university in the state of NC.Consideration given, but not limited,to applicant's academic achievement, leadership, extracurricular, community involvement and financial need.March 1 Cary Women's Club Community Service, online (click on more information)
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Cary-Kildaire Rotary Club - James E. Atkins Memorial Rotary ScholarshipGeneral$2,000 renewableCompleted application form, resume, essays, personal statement, official transcript. Finalists will be selected and notified by Monday, April 6th. Finalists will be interviewed on April 20th.Applications available Mid-March Student Services Office 
Cary-Kildaire Rotary Club Andy Wright ScholarshipGeneral$2,000Pursuit of a degree in some area of Business, Demonstration of need for assistance, Acceptance to an accredited 4-year college or university, Academic achievement, community involvement and potential for leadership.March 1 Student Services Office 
Catawba Valley Community College Emerging Leaders ScholarshipsRecognizes students who are presently leaders in their school/community and/or demonstrate potential for leadership.The scholarship will pay for tuition and fees for an academic year (Fall and Spring semesters). The recipient may apply for the award for a second year. Factors to be considered will be academic record, participation in the monthly seminars, and involvement in other school/community activities.The primary consideration in selection will be the student's demonstration of leadership potential. While academic achievement is important, it is not the primary criterion for selection. The student must be planning to pursue a degree at CVCC on a full-time basis, commencing with the Summer or Fall classes following graduation.Unavailable (828) 327-7000, ext. 4288, or by email at tbiggs@cvcc.edu.
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Catawba Valley Community College Foundation ScholarshipsVariesVaries; full tuition, books, fees, supplies, and part-time jobSeveral scholarships available based on good scholastic record, demonstrated financial need.Unavailable Staff of the CVCC Foundation, Inc. office can be reached at (828) 327-7000, ext. 4282, or ext. 4288. Email the staff at tbiggs@cvcc.edu, or msjaardema@cvcc.edu.
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Chi Eta Phi Sorority - Ailene Carrington Ewell ScholarshipNursing$1,000 - $2,000 RenewableFinancial Need, Academic Achievement, Leadership, Experience or Potential, Recommendations and/or References.Preference given to those who are just starting their nursing education. Also based on career goals. Must be recommended by a current member of Chi Eta Phi or be a member of Chi Eta Phi.March Chi Eta Phi Sorority, 3029 13th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009, tel. 202.232.3858, fax. 202.232.3460 or visit online (click more information); look under the Programs tab
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Christ Saves Hearts Foundation, Inc. ScholarshipsGeneral(1)$1,000 (2)$500To receive consideration, applicants must: • be African-American, Hispanic, or other minority • have a minimum cumulative unweighted GPA of 2.25 • demonstrate financial need, but not restricted to lower family incomes (student’s merit will be considered to a greater degree) • attend a U.S. accredited college or university beginning in the fall in pursuit of a baccalaureate degree • reside in one of the following counties: Chatham, Durham, Johnston, Orange, or Wake .Have been impacted by heart disease (Directly affected or suffered from heart disease, rather themselves, parent or sibling living in the same household may apply for one of the scholarships)December 20 Tel: 919-281-3215; KorenUnderdue@Gmail. Christ Saves Hearts Foundation Inc. 7751 Brier Creek Pkwy., Suite 100, Raleigh, NC 27617
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Christian Brothers University DACA/Dreamer ScholarshipGeneralScholarship covers tuition, fees, room and board to attend CBU for four yearsApplicants must currently be on DACA or would have been eligible for DACA before it was rescinded.January 23 Email: TheDream.US@applyISTS.com Telephone: 1-(855) 670-ISTS (4787) and ask for the TheDream.US National Scholarship Program
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Coach Jim Hynus Memorial ScholarshipGeneralMember of Holly Springs or Apex Football team during senior year, weighted 3.0 GPA and/or SAT 1200/ ACT 20, good citizenship and good leadership skills. Must have no full scholarships of any kind.Must be submitted by April  Apex High School or Holly Springs High School Student Services 
Coca-Cola All-State Community College Academic Team ProgramGeneral$1,000 to $2,000Nominations: Applications will not be mailed to students. Students enrolled in a community college who interested in being nominated will need to contact the designated nominator at his or her school. Those attending community colleges outside of the U.S. must be members of Phi Theta Kappa). Both students attending in the U.S. and internationally should submit the All-USA/All-State Academic Teams nomination form and materials. Students must have a cumulative college-level GPA of 3.50 on a 4.0 scale for all coursework completed in the last five years, regardless of institution attended. Students must be on track to earn an Associate or a Bachelor degree (or the equivalent of a U.S. Associate or Bachelor degree). Students need to have a minimum of 36 semester (or 48 quarter) college-level credits completed at or transferred to a community college by December 31 of this year and 48 semester (or 72 quarter), college-level credits by August 31of this year. Students must have a minimum of 30 semester (or 45 quarter), college-level credit hours completed at a community college in the past five years. Students must not have been nominated previously for the All-USA Community College Academic Team, must have a community college record free of suspension, probation or other serious disciplinary action, and a clean legal record. Applications available on website October 1.December 1 Coca-Cola Two-year Colleges Scholarship Program, PO Box 1615, Atlanta, GA 30301-1615, telephone (800) 306-2653 or visit online (click on more information)
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Coca-Cola Scholars FoundationGeneral-4 year programs$10,000 - $20,000, annually for 4-yr collegeOpen to graduating high school seniors. Must have at least 3.0 GPA and demonstrate community service, leadership, academic achievement, planning to pursue a degree at an accredited US postsecondary institution.October 31 for 4-yr Coca-Cola Scholars Fund, PO Box 442, Atlanta, GA, 30301- 0442, Or visit online or email scholars@na.ko.com, 1-800- 306-2653 Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern.
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College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) - Grant / ScholarshipGeneral; variesApprox: 2,000 annually; Each college listed on our CAMP Grant directory awards 25-100 scholarships annually The College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) is a unique federally- funded educational support and scholarship program that helps students from migrant and seasonal farmworking backgrounds to reach and succeed in college. Participants receive financial support during their freshman year of college and ongoing academic support until their graduation at a participating CAMP college/university. (See website for list of colleges in many states). Eligibility: GED or HS Diploma, Migrant or Seasonal Farmworking Background, U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Legal Residency, Seeking 4-yr academic degree, Be determined to need the services/support provided. Each individual CAMP grant has its own unique application and selection process; Request an application from (1-3) colleges by using a single Info Request Form (see website).varies CAMP Alumni Association, 1725 NE Upper Drive, Pullman, WA 99163, Phone: 509.368.7132 or visit online (click on more information)
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College Financial Aid Advice - Scholarship Essay ContestGeneral$1,000You may apply online for this scholarship, but can submit only one entry per category. To apply, follow these simple steps: Step 1 - Select a Category for your 300+ word essay from the following choices: FAFSA Hints, Scholarships and Grants for College, Paying off Student Loans, or Other College Financial Aid Advice. You apply online by submitting a 300+ word essay. No GPA, test scores or community service required. Both students and parents are eligible to enter. Former college students with existing student loans may apply, in addition to current college students and high school seniors planning to attend college following high school. Your essay should share your experiences about paying for college, and provide helpful information for other college students and parents looking for college financial aid advice.November 30 Visit online (click for more information)
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College of Biblical Studies - Several scholarships availableGeneralUnavailableTo be considered for scholarships students must submit a CBS Financial Aid application and meet the eligibility requirements outlined for the scholarship. Most of the scholarships are available and awarded based on merit, financial need or other considerations. The recipient and the scholarship amount or award will be determined based on his/her overall qualification in regard to financial need, ministerial and academic potential, extracurricular involvement, and the completion of the application and essay, where applicable.August 1 of year enrolling College of Biblical Studies, 7000 Regency Square Blvd., Houston, Texas 77036, (713) 785-5995 Student Financial Service Office at 832.252.4602 or by e-mail at: fa@cbshouston.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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College of Coastal Georgia Foundation- Emory Dawson ScholarshipGeneral; have a disability$1,500Criteria include, but are not limited to, the following: Student must be registered with the Office of Disability Services by submitting sufficient documentation of disability. Student must be willing to attend the Elks Club Emory Dawson Luncheon and have information pertaining to their disability shared with attendees of this luncheon. Minimum SAT score of 350-Verbal, 350-Math (freshmen). Minimum ACT composite score of 14 (freshmen). Minimum 2.0 GPA. Student must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours. To be considered for Foundation scholarship, you must complete a Foundation Scholarship Application (found on the website). Only one scholarship application is needed to apply for all of the Foundation scholarships. Foundation scholarships are awarded based on an applicant's scholarship score (a combination of grade point average and scholarship essay score) along with any other specific scholarship requirements. Preference is given to students who apply before the priority deadline. Updated application available in October for Fall term, or call the Financial Aid Office.January 1 Mailing Address: Financial Aid Office, College of Coastal Georgia, 3700 Altama Avenue, Brunswick, Georgia 31520-3644, Telephone: (912) 279-5722 or visit online (click on more information)
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College of Textiles at North Carolina State University ScholarshipsAll students awarded any form of scholarship from the College of Textile must commit to a baccalaureate program of study in the College of Textiles, but a non-textiles major is not required during the scholarship application process.$4,000 up to $97,000 over 4 yearsApplicants must have applied by the early action admissions deadline, October 15th, and be qualified for admission to NC State University. High School Nominated. Based on demonstrated high academic achievement throughout high school, proven and potential leadership, active participation in extracurricular activites, and unique life experiences. Financial need is not a consideration.December 1 Email: cotscholarships@ncsu.edu
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Comcast Foundation - Leaders and Achievers ScholarshipGeneral$1,000; not renewableEvery year, Comcast and the Comcast Foundation ask High School Principals and Guidance Counselors to collaborate in identifying the best and the brightest high school seniors in their communities. All nominations for the Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program must be made exclusively by the Principal or Guidance Counselor. Principals and home-school instructors may e- mail comcast@applyists.com to verify school eligibility status and to request program materials. A student nominated by a Principal or Guidance Counselor must: be a full-time high school senior, demonstrate a strong commitment to community service and display leadership abilities in school activities or through work experience, and have a grade point average of 2.8 or higher.December 5 See your school guidance counselor to be nominated. Counselors should email: e-mail comcast@applyists.com to see if the school is eligible.
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Crystal Creech Shepherd Memorial ScholarshipGeneralMinimum $500 AwardsPreference given to graduating seniors living ar attending high school in Knightdale, Wendell, Wake Forest, Rolesville or Zebulon and plan to attend a four year college/university. Demonstrated academic achievement with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5; Participation in school and community activities; Standardized test score results (ACT or SAT); Two recommendation letters; Official current high school transcript; Senior photoMay 1 Scholarship Committee Chi Rho Omega PO Box 434 Knightdale, NC 27545 scholarships@chirhoomaga-aka.com
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Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) - American Indian ScholarshipGeneral$4,000; one time awardThis scholarship is awarded to help Native Americans students of any age, any tribe and in any state striving to get an education at the undergraduate or graduate levels. However, undergraduate students are given preference. All awards are judged based on financial need and academic achievement. Applicants must be Native Americans (proof of American Indian blood is required by letter or proof papers) in financial need and have a grade point average of 3.25 or higher. There will be no exceptions.February 15 National Vice Chairman, DAR American Indians Committee 5990 US 64 Farmington, New Mexico 87410-1507
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Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) - Frances Crawford Marvin American Indian ScholarshipGeneralVaries; can reapplyThis scholarship is awarded once a year to one student. A candidate for this scholarship must be enrolled full time at a 2- or 4- year college or university. Applicants must be Native Americans and proof of American Indian blood is required by letter or proof papers. Students must demonstrate financial need, academic achievement, and have a 3.25 GPA or higher. A recipient may reapply for this scholarship and be considered along with other members of the applicant pool. Application available online.February 15 AMERICAN INDIANS Committee,violakelly@hotmail.com
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Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Good Citizen Award ScholarshipGeneral, citizenryUnavailableThe DAR Good Citizens program and scholarship contest is intended to encourage and reward the qualities of good citizenship. The program is open to all senior class students enrolled in accredited public or private secondary schools. United States citizenship is not required. The school faculty and students select one senior who has demonstrated, to an outstanding degree, the qualities of a good citizen: dependability, service, leadership and patriotism. Only one student per year may be honored as a school's DAR Good Citizen. This student is then eligible, if he/she wishes, to enter the DAR Good Citizens scholarship contest. Program and essay contest materials are provided to a participating school by a local DAR chapter. For more information students should contact their local high school. DAR Good Citizens who participate in the essay scholarship contest should return all contest materials to the local DAR chapter. This scholarship is not administered by the DAR Scholarship Committee. DAR Good Citizens who enter the scholarship contest are eligible for the awards beyond the chapter level, including a college scholarship if reach the national level. To find a local chapter, go to: http://www.dar.org/natsociety/chapters.cfmUnavailable Student Services
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Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Scholarships- several availableHistory, Political Science, Economics, Government or Nursing, Piano or voiceVaries by scholarshipSeveral scholarships available; some are open to graduating seniors. All applicants must be citizens of the United States and must attend or plan to attend an accredited college or university in the United States. DAR chapter sponsorship is not required; however, a chapter or state chairman may work with the applicant to put the information together to send to the DAR Scholarship Committee. Necessary application forms are available online and include: The DAR Scholarship Application Form and Financial Need Form. See website for specific criteria for the various scholarships.February 15 National Chairman, DAR Scholarship Committee, E-mail: scholarships@dar.org or visit website (click more information)
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David J. Ewing ScholarshipGeneral Varies based on fundingMeet the minimum entrance and continuing academic performance standards of an accredited institution of higher education in the United States. Enroll as an undergraduate student in one of the degree programs offered by the institution (freshmen and sophomore students may enroll as “undecided majors”. Maintain full-time enrollment unless during your final semester(s), you have fewer credit hours remaining in your degree program than is required to be full-time. Have a deceased parent(s) who died during their working years Satisfy federal dependency requirements with regard to date of birth, marital status, children and/or dependents.March 1 University of North Texas, Student Financial Aid and Scholarships, 1155 Union Circle #311370, Denton, Texas 76203-5017, (940) 565-2302, Fax: (940) 565-2738, Scholarships@unt.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Davidson College - John Montgomery BELK ScholarshipGeneralComprehensive funding (tuition, fees, room and board). In addition, each scholar will be awarded two summer stipends, up to $3,000 each, to support intellectual, personal, and leadership development over the course of his/her college years.Each high school may nominate one student. Belk Scholars are those students whose outstanding intellectual ability and success, leadership experience, commitment to service, and overall personal vigor mark them as those who will accomplish much and contribute most to the Davidson community and in their lives beyond their college years. Applicant's admission applications must be completed and received in the Davidson office no later than 5:00pm on December.November 9 Gardner Roller Ligo at galigo@davidson.edu 704-894-2970 
Delta Kappa Gamma International Scholarship - Gamma Eta Chapter, Eta State (Phebe Harlan Emmons Grant-in-Aid)Female Students planning to major in Education.$1,000Academic achievement, character, extracurricular activities, Commitment to further education, demonstrated commitment to service to othersApril 8 Student Services 
Distinguished Young Women of America (formerly America Junior Miss Scholarship Program)GeneralUp to $54,000Open to college-bound high school senior girls who have distinguished themselves at school and in their community. Contests start at chapter level. In addition to offering cash scholarships, Distinguished Young Women also works with colleges and universities across the country to provide opportunities for our participants to further their education. Nearly 200 colleges and universities have offered scholarships to contestants. Some scholarships are available to any participant that takes part in a local or state program. On website, find your state for participation information and application.June 15 Wake County: http://wake.nc.distinguishedyw.org/
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Donald Patrick Darden Scholarship EndowmentGeneralUnavailableChildren or grandchildren of members of the North Carolina Highway Patrol attending East Carolina University. **PLEASE NOTE: Applicants should provide the name of the NCHP member to whom they are related as well as their relationship to that person along with their application.** Current application and due dates available online in February on website.April 21 North Carolina Community Foundation 3737 Glenwood Ave., Suite 460 Raleigh, NC 27612 info@nccommunityfoundation.org Phone: 919-828-4387; 800-532-1349 Fax: 919-827-0749
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Dr. Alma S. Adams Scholarship (from Legacy for Longer Healthier Lives)Scholarships to support undergraduate and graduate students who are innovatively confronting tobacco use.$5,000Scholarship Application form may be obtained by visiting the Legacy website. Applicants must submit documentation of financial need for scholarship funds. Full-time students pursuing a course of study in public health, communications, social work, education, liberal arts or a related field will be considered eligible. Applicants must have a Grade Point Average of at least a 3.0 (B average) for the most recent academic year. Applicants must provide evidence of service to a community in an economically or socially disadvantaged setting. Involvement in volunteer activities such as outreach, peer counseling to prevent the use of tobacco, drugs or alcohol, or other efforts of benefit to a local community. The purpose is to reduce tobacco use among what the American Legacy Foundation calls "Priority Populations." Priority populations are those populations who are disproportionately targeted by the tobacco industry, or who often lack the tools and resources to combat smoking in their communities. Awards will be granted on a competitive basis for the following: a) a record of commitment to community service on behalf of a disadvantaged community; and b) the best use of visual arts, media, creative writing or other creative endeavor to convey culturally appropriate health messages. The website is updated in January each year to include the new application and information.April 30 For more information, email adamsscholarship@truthinitiative.org.
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Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway Promotion & ContestGeneral$2,500 to $100,000You must be a U.S. legal resident of an Eligible State and within the Age Eligibility. You are not eligible if you or a member of your immediate family or household is an employee, officer or director of any Promotional party. See website for detailsOctober 18 Dr Pepper/Seven Up, Inc., Attn: Consumer Relations, P.O. Box 869077, Plano, TX 75086-9077, Telephone: 1-800-696-5891
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ECPI College of TechnologyGeneral; Technology, Electronics Engineering, Computer & Information Science, Business, Criminal Justice, Health sciences$1,500 - $3,000Must be a high school senior planning to attend ECPI. GPA and SAT/ACT and community service are considered. Application available online. Programs offered include: Technology, Electronics Engineering, Computer & Information Science, Business, Criminal Justice, Health science. Campuses in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Online.Unavailable Phone: 844.334.4466 Email: request@ecpi.edu
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Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student ScholarshipGeneral$1,000 per year to $50,000The Elks National Foundation will award up to 500 four- year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants each year. Any high school senior who is a citizen of the United States is eligible to apply. Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks. Applicants must be citizens of the US on the date their applications are signed; resident alien status does not qualify. Male and female students compete separately. Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need. Applications for the Elks National Foundation's Most Valuable Student contest are available online, at your local Elks Lodge. Other scholarships for relatives of Elks members also available.You must have taken either the ACT or SAT on or before the November date. December  Scholarship@elks.org or call 773/755-4732. Email: ElksMVS@applyISTS.com Phone: 855/670-ISTS (4787) Online Contact Form: http://www.applyists.com/contact- us/contact-us-customer-care/
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EngineerGirl Essay Contest and NAE video contestGeneral$500 Imagine how engineering can help your community. Then write a plea to your city or county council to make the case for an infrastructure improvement. Judging based on Effectiveness in communicating ideas and fully addressing the requirements of the contest;Accurate research and analytical thinking;Creativity and originality in the content selection and presentationFebruary 1 EngineerGirl, National Academy of Engineering, 500 Fifth Street, NW, Rm 1047, Washington, DC 20001, Email:EngineerGirl@nae.edu
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Epsilon Sigma Alpha Foundation- several scholarships available; some based on state residencyGeneral; varies, teaching, nursing, medical, Architecture, Interior Design, speech therapyUp to &47,500 for NC studentsEpsilon Sigma Alpha (ESA) is a premier leadership and service organization, whose single purpose is to inspire leadership and service by bringing good people together to pursue programs and projects that make a positive difference in the local, national, and global communities. The Scholarship Application for the current year will be available by October of that year.February 1 ESA International Headquarters; 363 West Drake Road] Fort Collins, CO 80526; 970.223.2824 (Phone); 970.223.4456 (Fax)
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Everett & Trudy Suddreth Scholarships of Excellence (The Carolinas Food Industry Council)General$2,500 A spouse or dependent of a permanent, full-time employee of a CFIC Retail, Wholesale or Supplier Member Firm. A student who is, at a minimum, a part-time employee of a CFIC Retail, Wholesale or Supplier Member Firm.April 4 Brenna Favara by email brennaf@cficweb.org or 919.832.0811
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Exceptional Children's Assistance Center - Matthew C. Graziadei Achievement AwardAny post high school learning experience or training. May also be used for any equipment or technology needed for employment.$1,000ALL North Carolina students with disabilities are eligible for nomination. This includes students enrolled in the Occupation Course of Study, students who will be receiving a Certificate of Graduation and students enrolled in the Future Ready Course of Study.February 14 Address: 907 Barra Row, Suites 102/103[ Davidson, NC 28036; Phone: 704-892-1321; Fax: 704-892-5028[ Parent Info LineParent Info Line: 800-962-6817; Email: ecac@ecacmail.org
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Fuller Blunt Memorial Scholarship Committee Concert Singers of CaryMusicOne time award of 1,000Need; Musical accomplishments; Desire to pursue a major in music; Academic achievement; Recommendation from a music professional, submitted on a separate form from the application; Audition recordings (YouTube or mp3s); If needed, personal interviews and or live auditions may be scheduled by the scholarship committee to complete the selection process.March 19 The Concert Singers of Cary; Cary Arts Center; 01 Dry Avenue; Cary, NC 27511; (919) 249-6421; email Info@concertsingers.org
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Future Educators of America - Phi Delta Kappa (PDK) Prospective Educator Scholarship ProgramEducationVaries; $500 - $5,000 renewableSubmit application, essay, two letters of reference, and official transcript. Must be member of, or related to or referred by a member of PDK, Future Educators Association®. General and specialty scholarships available, so see website for additional criteria. April 2 scholarships@pdkintl.org.
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Garme Womens Club Sally Southall Cotton ScholarshipGeneralThis scholarship is awarded based on the candidate’s character, scholastic records, evidence of intellectual promise, demonstration of ambition, leadership ability, and need for financial assistance. Applicant must be a resident of Garner, NC. MustDecember 20 Mrs. Amy Kunkle Scholarship Chairwoman Garner Woman’s Club 108 Stonecutter Court Garner, NC 27529
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Garner Women's Club Sallie Southall ScholarshipGeneralUnspecifiedThis scholarship is awarded based on the candidate’s character, scholastic records, evidence of intellectual promise, demonstration of ambition, leadership ability, and need for financial assistance. Must be a resident of Garner, NC, attend a NC high school and plan to attend a 4 year college/university in NC.December 20 Garner Woman’s Club 108 Stonecutter Court Garner, NC 27529
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Gene Daniels Memorial ScholarshipApex High School and Panther Creek High School students only$2,000Awarded to a male and female from both Apex High School and Panther Creek High School To be eligible an applicant must complete an application( inclding an essay; 3.0 GPA; recommendations from teachers or coaches, college-bound. May Student Services
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Genworth Veterans and Hispanic Scholarships (coordinated by GRASP)GeneralVeterans Scholarhship $1,000 Hispanic Decent Scholarships $5,000Must be the child of a veteran who was honorably discharged or is still serving Unavailable Peter Dyson Veterans Forum Scholarship 8325 Six Forks Rd Raleigh NC GNW.MORTVeteransForum@genworth.com
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Gloria Barron Prize for Young HeroesGeneral; service work; leadership$2,500Must be between the ages of 8 and 18 (not yet age 19); permanent residents of and currently residing in the U.S.A. or Canada; currently working on an inspiring service project or have done so within the past 12 months; working as an individual to lead their service work. April 15; online applications only admin@barronprize.org
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Harvey Duke Scholarship, Cary Central Rotary ClubGeneral$1,500 per year for 4 consecutive years.- High School Seniors enrolling in a 4 year College or University of their choice. - Must attend a 4 year College or University during the duration of the scholarship. - Must update Cary Central Rotary for the annual renewal of the scholarship. * Unless special circumstances are pre approved by Cary Central Rotary Club, payments must be in successive years. - Scholarship will be based on academic achievement, civic involvement, self initiative and financial need. - May be required to have a personal interview with the Scholarship Committee. - Must be submitted to High School Guidance Counselor. March 10 Application due to Student Services. 
Health Resources and Services Administration - Nursing Scholarship ProgramNursingTuition;eligible fees;annual payment for other reasonable costs, such as books, clinical supplies/instruments and uniforms; and a monthly stipend ($1,344 for the 2017-2018 academic year).A U.S. citizen (born or naturalized), a national, or a lawful permanent resident; enrolled—or accepted for enrollment—in a professional nursing degree program at an accredited school of nursing in the U.S.; beginning classes no later than September 30;free from any federal judgment liens; free from an existing service commitment;not overdue on a federal debt. We give funding preference depending on yo ur financial need.May 11 Call 1-800-221-9393 (TTY: 1-877-897-9910), Monday - Friday (except federal holidays) 8 am to 8 pm ET.
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Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF)- several scholarships availableGeneral$500 to $5,000Must be of Hispanic Heritage; Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for High School Students; Minimum of 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for College and Graduate Students; Plan to enroll Full-Time in an accredited, not-for-profit, 4-year university, or graduate school, during the FALL of a scholarship cycle (year); U.S. Citizen, Permanent Legal Resident, DACA or Eligible Non-Citizen (as defined by FAFSA); Complete FAFSA or state based financial aid application (if applicable)April 26 Hispanic Scholarship Fund, 55 Second Street, Suite 1500, San Francisco, CA 94105, telephone (415) 808-2376 or (877) HSF-INFO Southeast Regional Office: 960 Holcomb Bridge Road, Suite 5, Roswell, GA, 30076, Tel: 770-992- 8841, dmcbride@hsf.net or visit online (click on more information)
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Horatio Alger Associationof distinguished Americans, Inc.GeneralUp to $25,000Be enrolled full time as a high school senior in the United States; be progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer of 2018 with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution); Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required); Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities; Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity; Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0; and Be a United States citizenOctober 25  (844) 422-4200
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Hugh Morson Memorial ScholarshipMust be residents of the City of Raleigh$1,000 to $2,000 per academic year and renewable for up to 4 years.Applicants must be residents of the city of Raleigh, must be high school seniors, must demonstrate academic achievement and financial need, must demonstrate traits of higher personal character and leadership. Must apply online at www.csascholars.org. March 30 allison@csascholars.org
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Imagine America Scholarship ProgramGeneral; financial need, community service$1,000Only recent high school graduates who meet the following recommended guidelines should apply:Likelihood of successful completion of post secondary education; High school grade point average of 2.5 or greater; Financial need; Demonstrated voluntary community service during senior yearDecember 31 12001 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite 203, Reston, VA 20191 571.267.3010[ studentservices@imagine-america.org
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Intertribal Timber Council - Truman D. Picard Scholarship ProgramNatural Resources; Native American/Alaskan students$2,500Open to Native American/Alaskan students pursuing a higher education in Natural Resources. Must submit letter of application demonstrating interest in Natural Resources, commitment to education and community/culture, and financial need. Also submit resume, 3 letters of reference, evidence of validated enrollment in a federally recognized tribe or Native Alaska corporation, and transcript.February 7 Intertribal Timber Council, ATTN: Education Committee, 1112 NE 21st Avenue, Suite 4, Portland, OR 97232-2114, telephone (503) 282-4296 or email itc1@teleport.com or visit online (click on more information).
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Iota Iota Chapter of Omega Psi Phi FraternityGeneral; required enrollment at St. Augustine University, Shaw University, or North Carolina State University.$500 for University listedFull-time enrolled (12 hours or the minimum specified by the college or university to meet full-time requirement) graduate or undergraduate Brother. Must be enrolled full-time in the semester following the awarding of the scholarship. Must have been enrolled within the last twelve months. Minimum grade point average (GPA) requirement on 4-point scale (2.5 / 4.0)Janauary 15 PO Box 27353; Raleigh, NC 2761; Email: iotaiotakrs@oppf.org
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Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship ProgramGeneralUp to $40,000 a year for four yearsGraduate from a US high school in spring; Intend to enroll full time in an accredited four-year college beginning in fall; Earn a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above; Receive standardized test scores in the top 15%: SAT combined critical reading and math score of 1200 or above or ACT composite score of 26 or above; Demonstrate unmet financial need. We will consider applicants with family income up to $95,000. However, we anticipate that a majority of scholarship recipients will be eligible to receive a Pell grantNovember 14 www.jkcf.org
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Jackie Robinson Foundation ScholarshipGeneral, minority studentsUp to $30,000 over 4 yearsBe a graduating high school senior;Plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States;Show leadership potential;Demonstrate a dedication to community service;Present evidence of financial need;Be a United States citizen;Have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21;Not possess a degree from a 2 or 4–year College when applying for the scholarship. February 1 Jackie Robinson Foundation, Attn: Scholarship Application, 75 Varick Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10013-1917, (212) 290-8600, scholarships@jackierobinson.org or visit online (click on more information).
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Jagannathan Scholarships NC State Education Assistance AuthorityGeneralThe maximum award for 2013-2014 is $2,000. Award cannot exceed demonstrated financial need. The scholarship is not renewable.Applicant must meet the following eligibility requirements. Be a graduating senior planning to enroll as college freshmen in a full-time degree program at one of the constituent institutions of The University of North Carolina. Be a resident of North Carolina for tuition purposes. Have demonstrated academic achievement (as indicated by class rank, cumulative GPA, and SAT scores), leadership, and financial need.Secial consideration is given to students whose parents are employees of TIEPET, Universal Fibers and related companies.February 1 www.CFNC.org/jag 866-866-2362
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James Beard Foundation ScholarshipsCulinary arts, Baking and pastry, Hospitality management Food studies (including history, economics, anthropology, sociology), Agriculture, Sustainability, Food securityVaryMust have strong aptitude for/ commitment to culinary arts, financial need, acceptance to culinary school, strong work experience and extrcurriculars. Submit 2 references, tax return. Specific criteria vary for different scholarships. Scholarship information and applications will be available online after April 1.  Michelle Santoro, JBF's senior manager, scholarships, at msantoro@jamesbeard.org or at 212.627.1111 x552.
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Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) National Scholarship and Awards ProgramGeneral; Creative & Performing ArtsUnavailableEvery applicant must be an active National JACL member at either an Individual or Student/Youth Level, from any ethnic background. Membership applications are available on the website. Applicants must be planning to attend full time at a college, university, trade school, business school, or any other institution of higher learning within the US at the undergraduate or graduate school level in the fall. Entering Freshman applicants must be high school seniors. Creative & Performing Arts applicants cannot be professional artists. Applicants may apply under only one scholarship category. Only one application need be submitted to qualify for all awards listed in that same category. Applications will be reviewed for award preferences. Applications should be updated in November.March 1 If you have any questions or comments, please contact JACL Regional Director Patty Wada at pwada@jacl.org, (415) 345- 1075, or National Vice President Matthew Farrells at mfarrells@jacl.org.
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John Montgomery Belk Scholarship at Davidson CollegeGeneralComprehensive funding (tuition, fees, room and board) plus two summer stipendsDavidson invites high schools from across the country to nominate outstanding students with extraordinary potential to compete for the John Montgomery Belk Scholarship. A candidate's record and recommendations must demonstrate purposeful engagement in the classroom, with student and civic organizations, on the athletic field or in the arts. While academic achievement is paramount, Belk Scholars also exhibit intellectual curiosity and a commitment to both their local and global communities. Guidance counselors, heads of school, or principals may nominate one candidate from each school. Nomination and application forms available on website.Nov. 9 for nominations; Dec. 3 for application Davidson College Office of Admission, Attention: Ms. Gardner Roller Ligo, Box 7156, 405 North Main Street, Davidson, N.C. 28035-7156, 704-894-2970, galigo@davidson.edu or visit website (click more information).
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Junior Woman's Club Sallie Southall Cotten ScholarshipGeneral$2,500The scholarship is open to all high school seniors from any Wake County high school. Applicants must attend a 4 year college or university in North Carolina in order to receive the scholarship.Must be in upper fourth of class, submit personal letter, tax returns, and letters of recommendation.December 1 For any questions, please contact our scholarship chair. Junior Woman’s Club of Raleigh 3300 Woman’s Club Drive Raleigh, NC 27612 c/o Education CSP Co-Chair
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Kappa Foundation of Cary (KFOC) ScholarshipsGeneral$500 to $1,500 Scholarships availableThe purpose of the Kappa Foundation of Cary is to foster the intellectual, ethical, social, and moral development of youth in North Carolina with emphasis on disadvantaged African-Americans in Wake County. In addition to nurturing and supporting the intellectual development of these young people, the Corporation strives to deepen young people's commitment to their communities and to promote prosocial values such as personal responsibility, respect for self, respect for others, and achievement in every field of endeavor.April 21  www.carykappas.com
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Katie Dunn Rogers ScholarshipGeneralUnspecifiedAfrican-American female student attending public high school in Wake County, North Carolina and attending a 2- or 4-year college or a specialized accredited trade school (such as culinary arts). Priority will be given to a student who needs financial assistance and who has demonstrated strength of character and a desire to further her education in a field of her choice.March 16 North Carolina Community Foundation 3737 Glenwood Ave., Suite 460 Raleigh, NC 27612 Phone: 919-828-4387 Toll-free: 800-532-1349 Fax: 919-827-0749
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Korean American Scholarship Foundation (KASF) - several scholarshipsGeneral$500 to $5,000Students with a Korean heritage studying in the United States regardless of citizenship status (including Korean Nationals). If extra funds are available, other students (non-Korean) may qualify for some scholarships. Undergraduate, graduate, and high school students enrolled full time during the scholarship application year. Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. Demonstrate financial assistance.June 30 Eastern Regional Chapter 1952 Gallows Road, Suite 310 Vienna, VA 22182 erc.scholarship@kasf.org
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LIFE (Life and Health Insurance Foundation for Education) - Life Lessons Scholarship ProgramGeneral; loss of parent$1,000-$10,000Open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, who are between 17 and 24 years of age, have experienced the death of a parent or legal guardian, and are currently enrolled in, or have been accepted to, a college, university or trade school within the fifty (50) United States or District of Columbia. Complete and submit the online application form, including the essay of no more than 500 words or video entry of no more than 3 minutes describing how you have experienced the personal and financial challenges caused by the death of a parent or legal guardian. Check website for current year application starting in February.February-March LIFE Lessons Scholarship Program, c/o LIFE Foundation, 1655 North Fort Myer Drive, Suite 610, Arlington, VA 22209. Email scholarship@lifehappens.org or call (202) 464-5000 x4446. Visit online (click on more information).
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Lift Parts Express ScholarshipGeneral$500Must be age 16-21. Have a 3.0 GPA or higher. Be a legal resident of the USA or Canada. Enrolled or expected to be enrolled by the Fall. Write an essay on this year's topic.June 30 www.forliftpartsnorthcarolina.com
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Light on the Hill Society ScholarshipAfrican-AmericanTwo (2) $2,000 LOTH Julius Peppers scholarships (renewable up to three years) Eight (8) one-time $2,500 LOTH scholarshipsCompleted application, African-American, current high school student planning to attend UNC this Fall.October 15 Email loth@unc.edu or call (919) 843-9694
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Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation (MCSF) - Heroes Tribute ScholarshipsGeneralThe Scholarship Foundation provides scholarship support of $6,000 to $40,000 over four years ($1,500 – $10,000) to eligible children of the following:Children of Marines and Navy Corpsmen attached to a Marine unit who were wounded in action in any war or conflict Children of Marines and Navy Corpsmen attached to a Marine unit who were permanently retired from the Marine Corps or Navy as a result of their service related injury Children of Marines and Navy Corpsmen attached to a Marine unit whose parent is currently ill or injured and serving with Wounded Warrior Regiment/Battalion.Must be a son or daughter of a Marine on active duty or in the Reserve, a former Marine or Marine The Scholarship Foundation also provides Heroes Tribute Scholarships of up to $30,000 over four years to children of Marines, and Navy Corpsmen serving with Marines, whose parents have been killed on September 11th, or in combat since September 11, 2001. Must be a graduating high school senior with a GPA of 2.0+, planning to enroll in an accredited college/university or vocational/technical school. Income requirements are waived for this scholarship. Applications available after 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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MedicareSupplementalInsurance.com Therapy Professionals ScholarshipGeneral, physical, massage, recreational, or occupational therapy or psychology$1,000Must be at least 17 years of age or older and accepted to a full-time physical, massage, recreational, or occupational therapy program;Must be attending the program at an accredited institution within the U.S.;Must be a U.S. citizen or have a valid U.S. Student Visa; Minimum 3.0 gpa; Must submit a 500-1000 word essay detailing what you hope to achieve throughout your time in a therapy related career.December 15  How to apply: www.medicaresupplementalinsurance.com
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Mississippi Excellence in Teaching Program (METP)GeneralFull tuition up to 4 years, study abroad, technology stipend.The Mississippi Excellence in Teaching Program (METP) is a collaboration between the Ole Miss and Mississippi State to attract top-performing students to an innovative new teacher education program using one of the most valuable scholarships ever offered in the state. Academic achievement, service, experience in education and passion for teaching. Competitive applicants will have an 28 ACT or 1250 SAT composite and a 3.5 GPA Our goal is to train new secondary English, mathematics, and science – as well as elementary and special education – teachers for Mississippi. Each METP fellow makes a five-year commitment to teach at a Mississippi public school after graduation.Ole Miss – Priority Deadline January 5, 2018 MSU – Priority Deadline December 1, 2017 info@metp.org; MSU: ltrullinger@metp.org; Ole Miss: srniemey@metp.org
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NAACP - Agnes Jones Jackson Scholarship and Hubertus W.V.Willems ScholarshipAgnes Jones Jackson Scholarship: General Hubertus W.V. Willems Scholarship: Education, Chemistry, Engineering, Mathematics, PhysicsAgnes Jones Jackson Scholarship: Maximum $2,000 Hubertus W.V. Willems Scholarship: Maximum $3,000Must be US citizen attending 4-year accredited college or university. Must maintain a (Jackson) 2.5 GPA (Willems) 3.0 (on 4.0 scale). See website for specific information. April 28 POISE FOUNDATION, TWO GATEWAY CENTER, SUITE 1700, 603 STANWIX STREET, PITTSBURGH, PA, 15222412-281- 4967INFO@POISEFDN.ORG
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NAEHCY (National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth) General$2,000 Available to students who are homeless or who have been homeless during their K-12 school attendance, and who have demonstrated average or higher than average achievement.Unavailable https://naehcyscholarship.wufoo.com/forms/naehcy-2016- scholarship-application/ Barb Dexter dexter_barb@asdk12.org
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National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) ScholarshipsEngineering$2,500-$5,000To be eligible for the NACME Scholars Program students must enroll and be pursing a degree in an engineering program at a partner university, be a URM, and maintain a minimum required GPA (from 2.5 – 2.8). For Fellowships, GPA requirements differ according to the fellowship. (African American, American Indian, and Latino) and other special scholarship programs for minorities.Unavailable Dr. Chris Smith, Director, Scholarships and University Relations, at 914-539-4316, or email at scholars@nacme.org.
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National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) Scholarship ProgramJournalism; African-AmericanUp to $3,000Open to African-American students, who are student members of NABJ, planning to pursue a career in journalism and enrolled in an accredited four-year college or university. Submit application with resume, essay, transcript, recommendations and work samples. Applications available on the website in late October. NABJ local chapters annually provide scholarships to high school and college students. Interested applicants should apply directly through the local chapter and adhere to the individual deadlines.Unavailable For more information about NABJ's scholarships, please contact students@nabj.org.
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National Association of Buffalo Soldiers and Troopers Motorcycle Clubs (NABSTMC)GeneralOne $2,000 Two $5,000A minimum GPA of 2.0 un-weighted.ACT/SAT Scores.Official High School Transcript (or equivalent if home schooled).A 500 word essay on the topics described in the application packet. At least one letter of recommendation on official letter head from a teacher, guidance counselor or school administrator, and/or community service organization.A letter of acceptance to an institution of higher learning.Provide Student’s name, complete name and address of the school, and student ID Number. Checks will be mailed to the school via the student’s account. A statement from the student and/or parent/guardian explaining financial need.A valid address, email and/or phone number so the selection committee can follow-up with the parent or guardian if the student is a finalist.May 28 PO BOX 1121, Raleigh NC, 27602; Email@raleighncbsmc.com
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National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) ScholarshipsJournalism; print, online and broadcast journalismUp to $5,000Open to Hispanic students who wish to pursue a career in journalism; for print, broadcast or unspecified. All applicants must be student members of NAHJ. Must plan to attend a community college or university within the US or Puerto Rico. Require application, essay, work samples, financial information, resume, letters of recommendation, transcript. Additional qualifications vary according to scholarship. Check back in January for the year's scholarship applications to be available.February 15 Leslie-Anne Frank for any questions: lafrank@nahj.org
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National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame Foundation, Inc. ScholarshipsGeneral; African-American, Hospitality, Culinary ArtsHall of Fame General Scholarship Chefs of the World Scholarship Hall of Fame General Scholarship:High school seniors or undergraduate/graduate students enrolled in a HBCU;Minimum grade point averag of 2.5;Must be attending a post-secondary accredited HBCU; Demonstrated active involvement in extracurricular activities Chefs of the World Scholarship: High school seniors or undergraduate/graduate students enrolled in an accredited HBCU; inimum grade point average of 2.5. Demonstrated active involvement in extracurricular activities.Hall of Fame - April 5 Chefs of the World - February 21 National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame Foundation, Inc., 230 Peachtree Street, Suite 530, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, ATTN: Scholarship Administrator, Phone: (404) 524- 1106, Fax: (404) 525-6226 or visit online (click on more information)
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National Black Police Association - Alphonso Deal Scholarship Awardlaw enforcement, Criminal JusticeVariesThe National Black Police Association is seeking to enhance higher education opportunities among qualified high school graduates, to enable a student (male or female) the opportunity to have higher educational training in the academics of law enforcement, or other related areas, for the betterment of the Criminal Justice system. Rules: Applicant must be a senior in high school, a US Citizen, of good character. Applicant must submit a recommendation from his/her principal, counselor, or teacher and a current high school transcript and picture with the application. Applicant is permitted to attend a two year college or university of their choice. Applicant must have a letter of acceptance to a college or university with applicant prior to date of award. Application can be downloaded from the website - check back for current year's application.May 18 National Black Police Association 320 S. RL Thornton Frwy. Suite 230 Dallas, Texas 75226 (855) 879-6272 (Call or Fax the NBPA Toll Free)
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National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) ScholarshipsAthleticsVariesFor Division I and II schools, athletic scholarships are awarded directly by each academic institution. For Division III schools, only academic scholarships are offeredUnavailable Contact your college Athletic Department for information or visit the website (click more information).
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National Collegiate Cancer FoundationGeneral; cancer survivor or patient$1,000All scholarships are one-time awards. Previous awardees are encouraged to apply each year that awards are offered. However, they must submit a new application each year. Applicants must be Cancer survivor with a personal diagnosis, be between the ages of 18-35, Seeking or receiving higher education. Applicants will be evaluated based on Displaying a "Will Win" attitude with respect to his or her cancer experience, Quality of essays, Financial Need, and Overall story of cancer suvivorship. May 15 (240) 515-6262
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National Eagle Scout Association ScholarshipGeneral$1,000 to $50,000; renewableThere are three types of nationally awarded Eagle Scout scholarships: Academic, Merit, and Field Study. Visit website for eligibility requirements for each type of scholarship.October 31 National Eagle Scout Association 1325 W Walnut Hill Lane P.O. Box 152079 Irving, TX 75015 Phone: 972-580-2000 Fax: 972-580-7870 General email: NESA@Scouting.org
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National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) - Young Entrepreneur AwardsGeneral; entrepreneurship$2,000-$15,000Open to graduating high school seniors preparing to enter a 2-year or 4-year accredited (not for profit) college, university or vocational/technical institute. Must demonstrate entrepreneurial spirit and initiative. Applicants MUST be running their own small business in order to be considered for an award. December  Scholarship America at (800)279-2083.
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National Federation of the Blind (NFB) - various scholarships availableGeneral$3,000 - $12,000Must be legally blind (PDF document) in both eyes, and Must be residing in the United States, the District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico, and Must be pursuing or planning to pursue a full-time, postsecondary course of study in a degree program at a United States institution in the 2018 scholastic year, except that one scholarship may be given to a person employed full-time while attending school part-time, and Must participate in the entire NFB national convention and in all of its scheduled scholarship program activities. In addition to a scholarship, each winner will receive assistance to attend the 2018 National Federation of the Blind Annual Convention which will take place the first week of July 2018, in Orlando, Florida, providing an excellent opportunity for high-level networking with active blind persons in many different professions and occupations.March 31 Chairperson is Cayte Mendez Email: scholarships@nfb.org Office: (410) 659-9314, extension 2415 NFB Scholarship Program NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND 200 East Wells Street at Jernigan Place Baltimore, Maryland 21230
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National FFA Association Scholarships - Various scholarshipsGeneral, community service, leadership, agriculture, farmingVariesScholarships are sponsored by businesses and individuals through the National FFA Foundation and are given for a wide variety of experiences, career goals and higher education plans. The selection process takes into account the whole student - FFA involvement, work experience, Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE), community service, leadership skills and academics. Some for FFA members; some open to non-members. Applications available on website November 15. Signature page must be mailed by February 22.February 1 National FFA Organization Scholarship Office, PO Box 68960, Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960, scholarships@ffa.org or 317- 802-6099 or visit online (clickon more information).
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National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) - National Achievement Scholarship ProgramGeneral$2,500Open to African American high school students who are US citizens and plan to enroll full time in college following graduation. Must take the PSAT no later than your junior year and request that you be considered in this competition on the PSAT form. All Achievement Scholarship® winners (Achievement Scholar® designees) are selected from the group of Finalists based on their abilities, skills, and accomplishments, without consideration of financial circumstances or college choice. Also provides opportunities to be eligible for corporate-sponsored scholarships.Same as PSAT registration deadline. See your school counselor or contact National Achievement Scholarship Program, 1560 Sherman Avenue, Suite 200, Evanston, IL 60201, telephone (847) 866-5100 or visit online (click on more information)
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National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) - National Merit Scholarship ProgramGeneral$2,500Open to high school students who are US citizens and plan to enroll full time in college following graduation. Must take the PSAT no later than your junior year. All winners of Merit Scholarship® awards (Merit Scholar® designees) are chosen from the Finalist group, based on their abilities, skills, and accomplishments, without regard to gender, race, ethnic origin, or religious preference. A variety of information is available for NMSC selectors to evaluate: the Finalist's academic record, information about the school's curricula and grading system, two sets of test scores, the high school official's written recommendation, information about the student's activities and leadership, and the Finalist's own essay. Also provides opportunities to be eligible for corporate- or college-sponsored scholarships.Same as PSAT registration deadline See your school counselor or contact National Merit Scholarship Corporation, 150 Sherman Avenue, Suite 200, Evanston, Illinois 60201, telephone (847) 866-5100 or visit online (click on more information)
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National Peace Essay ContestGeneralThe winner of the contest will receive a $2,500 cash prize, an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C. to meet U.S. Department of State and USIP leadership, and a full-tuition paid voyage with Semester at Sea upon the student’s enrollment at an accredited university. The runner-up will receive a $1,250 cash prize and a full scholarship to participate in the International Diplomacy Program of the National Student Leadership Conference. Students are eligible to participate if they are in grades nine through twelve in any of the fifty states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. territories, or if they are U.S. citizens attending high school overseas. Students may be attending a public, private, or parochial school. Entries from home-schooled students are also accepted. Previous first-place state winners and immediate relatives of directors or staff of the Institute are not eligible to participate. Previous honorable mentions are eligible to enter. Students must have a contest coordinator who can review the essays and act as the key contact between participants and the Institute. We encourage students of all backgrounds and ability to participate in the contest. Each year the essay contest covers a new topic related to peace; a 1000 to 1250 word essay is required. March 15 2301 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20037 Tel:1.202.457.1700
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National Press Club - Richard G. Zimmerman Journalism ScholarshipJournalism$5,000; non-renewableOpen to open to all high school seniors, regardless of gender or race. Applicants must have a 3.0 grade average who plan to attend college. Submit application form, work samples, essay, letters of recommendation, transcript, copy of FAFSA, documentation of acceptance letter from the college or university you will attend.March 1 General Manager's Office, National Press Club, 529 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20045, telephone (202) 662-7500. Also visit website (click more information).
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National Press Club - Scholarship for Journalism Diversity and Ellen Masin Persina ScholarshipJournalism$2,500; renewableOpen to minority students. Must be a high school senior, planning to pursue a career in journalism, with a GPA at least 2.75 who will bring diversity to journalism. Submit application form, work samples, essay, letters of recommendation, transcript, copy of FAFSA, documentation of acceptance letter from the college or university you will attend.March 1 National Press Club, Attention: Scholarship Department, 529 14th Street, NW, 13th Floor Washington, DC 20045, telephone (202) 662-7500. Also visit website (click more information).
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National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) Scholarship Programsengineering$500 - $10,500The society offers a variety of NSBE and Corporate-sponsored scholarship and award opportunities to our pre-college, collegiate undergraduate and graduate student, and technical professional MEMBERS. In addition to the scholarships, we also provide access to awards which acknowledge our highest achieving members, such as the Mike Shinn Distinguished Member of the Year (male and Female) Award with a cash award of $7,500, as well as the Alumni Member and Technologist of the Year. Each of these awardees also receive a Golden Torch Award from the organization. For more information on the society, membership and scholarships, visit the website.Varies, as early as December NSBE, 205 Daingerfield Road Alexandria, Virginia 22314, Phone: 703-549-2207, Fax: 703-683-5312, E-Mail: info@nsbe.org or visit online (click on more information).
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National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) Educational Foundation - Maureen L. and Howard N. Blitman, PE, Scholarship to Promote Ethnic Diversity in EngineeringEngineering$5,000 for freshman yearOpen to graduating high school seniors from an ethnic minority. Must be accepted into an ABET-accredited engineering program at a 4-year college/university. Must be a US citizen. Selection will based on GPA, internship or co-op experience and community involvement, recommendations, honors and awards, answers on the application.March 1 NSPE Educational Foundation, Maureen L. and Howard N. Blitman, PE, Scholarship to Promote Diversity in Engineering, 1420 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314-2794 or visit online (click on more information).
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National Society of Professional Surveyors - various scholarships availablesurveying, mapping, geographic information systems, and geodetic science$1,000Each year, through the National Society of Professional Surveyors Foundation, thousands of dollars in scholarships funded by a variety of individuals, companies, and organizations are made available to encourage and support college education in geospatial sciences.A completed application form. 2. Proof of student membership in NSPS (this will be checked). Applicants who are not members may go to the NSPS web site at www.nsps.us.com for more information on how to join. 3. A brief, yet complete, statement indicating educational objectives, future plans of study or research, professional activities, and financial need. 4. Three letters of recommendation (at least two from faculty members familiar with the student’s work). 5. A complete original official transcript The scholarships fall in four eligibility categories.March 15 NSPS,Attn: Scholarships, 5119 Pegasus Court, Suite Q, Frederick, MD 21704; 240-439-4615; ext 105; fax 240-439-4952; trisha.milburn@nsps.us.com or visit online (click on more information)
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National Society of Sons of the American Revolution (NSSAR) - George S. and Stella M. Knight Essay ContestGeneralUp to $2,000Must be a high school sophomore, junior or senior who is a US citizen or legal alien. Must enter contest through a local chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR). Must submit an essay dealing with an event, person, philosophy, or ideal associated with the American Revolution, the Declaration of Independence, or the framing of the US constitution. Essay will be judged for historical accuracy, clarity of thought, organization and proven topic, grammar and spelling, and documentation. Contests start at local or state level, and progress through national level. Check website for local and state informationDecember. Check website for local and state information. National website has contact information for all state contests (click on more information).
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National Society of Sons of the American Revolution (NSSAR) - The Joseph S. Rumbaugh Historical Oration ContestGeneral; speech, oratory$1,000 to $3,000; plus medalThe Joseph S. Rumbaugh Historical Oration Contest is open to all students attending home schools, public, parochial, or private high schools who are in their freshman, sophomore, junior or senior (grades 9 through 12) year of study, within the jurisdiction of the sponsoring state society or district. Must enter contest through a local chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR). 3.The oration must be original of not less than five minutes or more than six minutes. The subject shall deal with an event, personality, or document pertaining to the Revolutionary War and show a relationship to America today. The oration must be essentially the same as the submitted manuscript. Notes and props (including military uniforms) may not be used in the presentation. Contests start at local or state level, and progress through national level. Check website for local and state information.Spring. Check website for local and state information. National website has contact information for all state contests (click on more information).
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National World War II Museum Online Essay ContestGeneral$100 to $500Required to write an essay on a topic related toWorld War II. Recent topic was: ""What WWII invention or innovation has had the greatest impact on YOUR life?" Open to middle and high school students. See website in January for new information and new topic.March 31 The National Dday Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA, Phone: 504-528-1944, Fax: 504-527-6088, info@nationalww2museum.org or visit online (click on more information)
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NC A&T Raleigh/Wake Alumni Chapter Nathaniel Hines ScholarshipGeneral$1,000 PER ACADEMIC YEAR WITH $500 FOR THE FALL SEMESTER AND $500 FOR THE SPRING SEMESTER FOR THE PURCHASE OF BOOKS.ATTENDED A HIGH IN WAKE COUNTY FOR THE THREE (3) YEARS PRIOR TO THE FALL SEMESTER OF THE YEAR FOR WHICH THE SELECTION IS MADE.Feb 28, 2015 The North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University Alumni Association Raleigh-Wake Alumni Chapter Nathaniel Hines Scholarship P.O. BOX 28867 RALEIGH. NORTH CAROLINA 27611-8867 ATTN: SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE  
NC Alpha Delta Kappa Student Achievement Scholarshipgeneral, service, leadershipUnavailableGraduating seniors of a North Carolina high school pursuing a degree at a school of higher learning. Applicants must have a weighted GPA of 2.5 to 3.5 and an SAT score (including Math, Verbal, and Writing) in the range of 1344-1560 OR an ACT composite score between 20 and 24. Applicants are also judged based on their service to school, community, and church, as well as their integrity and leadership potential. Application available online - check for updated due date.February 1 Ms. Becky Meyst, Chair, 2010-12, North Carolina Alpha Delta Kappa Scholarship Committee, beckymeyst@adkmail.com, NCCF, Attn: ADK Achievement Scholarship, 4601 Six Forks Road, Suite 524 Raleigh, NC 27609 or visit online (click on more information)
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NC Baptist Foundation ScholarshipsGeneral$500 to $2,500 Not automatically renewed; must apply each yearThe NC Baptist Foundation has three educational scholarships available for students. The Bullard Family Scholarship, Martha Watson Scholarship and The Luther H. Butler Scholarship - Be a member of a church affiliated with the Baptist State Convention of NC. (You may go to ChurchPOP http://churchpop.bscnc.org/ to verify whether your church is affiliated or not.) See website for other requirements for each scholarshipFebruary 15 (Open online January 1) The NC Baptist Foundation, Inc., 201 Convention Drive; Cary, North Carolina 27511-4257; www.ncbaptistfoundation.org; 919-380-7334 or 800-521-7334 (toll free)
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NC Division of Veterans Affairs - Scholarships for Children of disabled, deceased, combat or POW/MIA war veteransGeneralUp to full tuition, certain fees and a reasonable room and board allowance in NC-owned institutions, or $1,500 to $4,500 per academic year in private institutions.Open to children of disabled, deceased, combat, or POW/MIA war veterans. Veteran parent must have been a resident of NC when he/she entered military service or child must be a lifelong resident of NC. See website for local contacts. Website does not have specific information on scholarships. Must call lcal contact.March See website for list of district offices. (Click on more information). The Mecklenburg County Veterans Service Office, telephone (704) 336-2102 or District Office, NC Division of Veterans Affairs, 5500 Executive Center Drive, Suite 205, Charlotte, NC 28212, telephone (704) 563-2037.
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NC Safewater Endowment ProgramScholarships are available for community college and university students at the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as for educators at the elementary, middle, and high school levels.$1,000 - $2,500 some renewableVaries by scholarshipMarch 22 NC AWWA-WEA | 3725 National Drive, Suite 217 Raleigh, NC 27612 | (919) 784-9030
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NC Teaching Fellows-NOT AVAILABLE FOR 2012-13 APPLICANTSEducation$6,500; renewable for 4 years for 500 high school seniors who agree to teach for four years in NC public schools after graduationOpen to NC only graduating seniors with solid academics and scores, school and community activities, leadership, commitment to career in public schools. Application, references, Sat/ACT scores and transcript required. Applicants must apply to, and be accepted by, the college of their choice offering the Teaching Fellows Program. (See website for list of participating institutions.)NOT available See your high school scholarship coordinator or contact NC Teaching Fellows Program, 3739 National Drive, Suite 100, Raleigh, NC 27612, (919) 781-6833 or email tfellows@ncforum.org, or visit website (click on more information)
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NCCU Alumni AssociationGeneralMultiple scholarships in varying amountsComplete Application Form 3.0 weighted GPA. SAT score (Math/Reading/Writing)of 1210 or higher.March 15 NCCU Alumni Association Scholarship Committee 2223 Fayetville Street Durham, NC 27707 bpasbury@aol.com
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NCHSAANorth Carolina High School Athletic Association Endowed Fund 2013-2014 Scholarship InformationVaries by scholarshipVaries by scholarshipFebruary 14, 2014 Mary Vrnak, Assistant Director Grants & Fundraising, at (919) 240-7371 or email mary@nchsaa.org
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NCWIT (National Center for Women & Infomation Technology) Award for Aspirations in ComputingHigh School Level Girls Interested in TechnologyNational winner receives: $500 in cash, a laptop computer, provided by Bank of America, a trip to attend ceremony & engraved award for student & student's schoolHigh-school level girls (grades 9-12); applicants must reside in the USA; Applicants should have a demonstrated, outstanding aptitude and interest in IT/computing and demonstrated leadership ability; Past applicants, including runners-up, are encouraged to apply, however previous National award winners are not eligible to receive another National award.October 31, 2013 Apply at www.ncwit.org/award. Parent and educator endorsement is due by November 8, 2013 at 11:59PM ET. For more information please visit www.aspirationsaward.org
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Needham B. Broughton High School PTSA ScholarshipGeneral$1,000Membership in BHS PTSA. High school activities must reflect the mission of the PTSA. One academic and two personal references required. April Applications are available in Broughton's Guidance Resource Center, Room 1209.  
New Mexico State University - Out-of-State Competitive ScholarshipGeneral; HispanicTuition reduced to in-state rate plus $200; renewableNMSU Scholar Dollar$ online general scholarship application required. Eligibility Requirements: Non-N.M. resident, Admitted to Las Cruces campus by March 1, Enrolled in 15 new credit hours at the Las Cruces campus, Seeking a Bachelor Degree, Freshman: 3.5 GPA & 23 ACT or 3.0 GPA & 26 ACT. Other scholarships available to non-residents include National Merit Finalists and Semi-Finalists, and National Hispanic Scholars.March 1 (admitted by) NMSU Financial Aid and Scholarship Services, Educational Services Building, MSC 5100 / P.O. Box 30001, Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001, Toll Free 877 278-8586, Scholarships 575 646-4597, Fax 575 646-7381, finaid@nmsu.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Norah Morris Memorial Scholarship EndowmentGeneral, equestrianUnavailableAn individual entering college or continuing college education who has participated in equestrian activity. Current application and due dates available online in February on website.April 30 Ms. Susan Gaines, NCHJA, sgaines111@gmail.com, 2325 Woodrow Drive, Raleigh, NC 27609 or visit online (click on more information)
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Nordstrom Scholarship ProgramGeneral; JUNIOR$2,500 a year for 4 yearsThe Nordstrom Scholarship recognizes students across the country for their exceptional scholastic achievement and community involvement. The Nordstrom Scholarship is open to high school JUNIORs who: Live and attend school in one of the participating 30 states where Nordstrom currently has a full-line store. Have at least a 2.7 GPA (based on a 4.0 scale) throughout high school. Volunteer or participate in community services or extracurricular activities. Plan on attending an accredited four-year college or university during the four years over which the scholarship is distributed. Plan on applying for financial assistance in order to attend college. Store locations can be found on the website. New application available online in January.Unavailable; check in January Ellen Greene, Nordstrom Scholarship Program Manager, at 206.373.4550 or nordscholar@nordstrom.com, Corporate Offices: Nordstrom Direct Inquiries, 1700 Seventh Avenue, Suite 300, Seattle, WA 98101 or visit online (click for more information)
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North Carolina American Water Works Association and the North Carolina Water Environment Association (NC AWWA-WEA)Environmental Sciences or Environmental Engineering$1,000 for 4-yearThe NC AWWA-WEA) offer scholarships to encourage interest in environmental education. The Public Education Committee will award scholarships annually to four-year university students and community college students. More scholarships are under development for students at different levels. Visit the website listed for more information as it becomes available.April 1 Exec Director: Lindsay Roberts, NC AWWA-WEA, 3725 National Drive, Suite 217, Raleigh, NC 27612 T (919) 784-9030, F (919) 784-9032, or George Simon, George.Simon@mwhglobal.com or visit online (click on more information)
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North Carolina American Water Works Association and the North Carolina Water Environment Association (NC AWWA-WEA)- Carol Bond ScholarshipEnvironmental Education Technology program; Water or Wastewater Sciences, Water Resources Management$500 for community collegeThe Carol Bond Memorial Scholarship was created by the NC AWWA-WEA in cooperation with employees of the City of Raleigh, NC. This scholarship is to commemorate the late Carol Bond and her life-long devotion to environmental education. The applicant must be either a high school senior accepted for enrollment or a current community college student enrolled at a North Carolina community college. The applicant must be pursuing a degree in Environmental Science Technology program; Water or Wastewater Sciences or Water Resources Management concentrations. Applicant shall be a U.S. citizen. Applicants must submit the following items in one package to NC AWWA-WEA: Official application form. Official letter of community college acceptance or current college enrollment status (1 copy). Two letters of recommendation from professors, employers, or academic advisor. Each letter shall be limited to one page and shall be submitted in a sealed envelope with referee’s signature on the flap. Typed or legibly written essay (500-750 words) that discusses why you should be a scholarship recipient. Check back on website in January for the new application.June 1 NC AWWA-WEA, 3725 National Drive, Suite 217, Raleigh, NC 27612, T (919) 784-9030, F (919) 784-9032, or George Simon, Jr., MWH Global, Phone: (704) 552-3886, Email: george.simon@mwhglobal.com or visit online (click on more information).
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North Carolina Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NCASFAA) - Middle School Enrichment ScholarshipGeneral; middle school; needs-based$1,000 for summer enrich-ment program; 6 availableOpen to middle school students in North Carolina who are at least 13 years old and are currently receiving free or reduced lunches. This is a program to encourage these students to begin considering a college education after high school by attending a summer enrichment program at a North Carolina college or university. Examples are Duke Youth's Writers Camp, UNC-Charlotte General Hugh Shelton Leadership Camp, UNC-Greensboro Arts & Science Camp, etc.December 1 Amy Denton, Committee Chair, College Foundation of North Carolina, 252-402-6157, adenton@cfi.org or visit online (click more information).
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North Carolina Bar Association Scholarship ProgramChildren of North Carolina law enforcement officers killed or permanently disapbled in the line of duty.$250 - $4,000Please refer to website for more informationApril 1 Jacquelyn Terrell at sections@ncbar.org or 1-800-662-7407
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North Carolina Child Support Council - Bob R. McGuire Memorial ScholarshipGeneral$1,000Open to NC residents. At least 1 parent must be a member of the NC Child Support Council or client of the program. Must be accepted to 2-year or 4-year college in NC, submit copy of acceptance letter; have at least 2.0 GPA, extracurricular activities, financial need. Application must include official transcript, two letters of recommendation (one each from current and former teacher).April 16, 2014 Come to Student Services to pick-up application Renee Davis-Jones (252)902-1317 Linda Flick (336)641-4350
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North Carolina Child Support Council - Bob R. McGuire Memorial ScholarshipGeneral$1,000Open to NC residents. At least 1 parent must be a member of the NC Child Support Council or client of the program. Must be accepted to 2-year or 4-year college in NC, submit copy of acceptance letter; have at least 2.0 GPA, extracurricular activities, financial need. Information available on website in January.April Visit NC Child Support Council online (click on more information). Information will be available online starting January. You can also contact Durham County CSE, PO Box 810, Durham, NC 27702, telephone (919) 560-8910, or your guidance counselor.
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North Carolina Community Foundation (NCCF) - Various scholarshipsGeneral, variesVariesThe North Carolina Community Foundation offers many scholarships to students in NC; some state-wide and some county-specific. Applications must be received at the locations listed by the dates posted; these are not postmark deadlines. If you are applying for more than one NCCF scholarship, you must submit a separate application to each scholarship committee at the address posted for the scholarship. Scholarship applications are available in PDF format. The NCCF Standard Scholarship Application, used by many (but not all) of these scholarships can be filled out on your computer and saved using Adobe Reader. The NCCF scholarship application cycle begins each year in February.Varies North Carolina Community Foundation 3737 Glenwood Ave., Suite 460 Raleigh, NC 27612 info@nccommunityfoundation.org Phone: 919-828-4387; 800-532-1349 Fax: 919-827-0749
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North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) ScholarshipsEducationVariesVaries. Several scholarship programs are available in North Carolina to assist those who wish to enter the teaching field. Listed on the website is some information with a brief description and links to the appropriate content and contacts. Information on eligibility, requirements and how to apply can be found by following the link for each program. If after viewing this information you have questions, please contact the agency responsible for administering the particular scholarship(s)) in which you are interested.Varies Visit online (click more information) or telephone (919) 807-3300
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North Carolina Electronic Security Association 2012 Youth Scholarship ProgramAvailable to sons and daughters of active-duty police and fire personnel.VariesMust be a son or daughter of active-duty police and fire personnel. Must be a high school senior, March 20, 2012 Lee Campbell 919-465-2021
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North Carolina Hospitality Education Foundation - several scholarships availableCulinary Arts, Hospitality Management or Tourism$750; renewable at higher rate - $1,500; must reapply each yearOpen to graduating seniors (one available for juniors) who will enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two or four-year college or university or vocational-technical school in North Carolina. Must be a North Carolina resident and plan to study Culinary Arts, Hospitality Management or Tourism. Applications available in October. Other scholarships listed on website.Unavailable until October; probably January 18 Alyssa Barkley, telephone (800)582-8750 or visit online (click more information).
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North Carolina JCI Senate Scholarship and Kyle Byrd Memorial ScholarshipGeneral$500 to $1,000Open to graduating high school seniors who plan to continue their education at accredited post-secondary colleges, universities or vocational schools. Submit application and reference letters. Scholarships granted on local or state level. The NC JCI Senate will once again be offering the Kyle Byrd Memorial Scholarship. The NC JCI Senate will award at least (2) scholarships to deserving N. C. students. In addition, the NC JCI Senate will submit (2) entries to the US JCI Senate to be eligible for multiple scholarships offered nationally. (Note: NC winners and NC representatives to national may or may not be the same recipients. Due to technical difficulties, NC scholarship information is NOT on the website; please email contact below for a copy of the application.December 10 f Marylou Harris, North Carolina JCI Senate, 3300 Pleasant Plains Rd. Apex, NC 27502, mlharris45860@bellsouth.net or 919-387-0611 or visit online (Click on more information)
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North Carolina State USBC Association, Inc. Youth ScholarshipGeneral$2,000Any senior student in a NC high school prior to the age of 22, (as of February 28). Must be a current member of the NCS USBCA and bowling in a certified USBC North Carolina youth league. Files a completed application with the Association Manager of the NCS USBCA. Application must be postmarked no later than March 1st. The applicant must have an unimpaired amateur standing in bowling. Must have a grade point average at the school with expecations of admissions to a recognized institution. Download form from www.ncbowls.comMarch 1 Tom McBride, Assoociation Manager, NCS USBCA, Inc., 2421 Linda Street, Gastonia, NC 28054-1918
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North State Law Enforcement Officers AssociationGeneralup to $1,000For more information, stop by Student ServicesMay 10, 2014 See Student Services 
Officer Bernard F. Parson Memorial Scholarship at UT-DallasGeneral$500The Bernard F. Parson Scholarship is open to all students who have been accepted and enrolled. The award will give primary consideration to the applicant's scores on standardized tests and scholastic records, and secondary consideration to such factors as: Achievements in work experiences, Community service Extracurricular activities; leadership, Surmounting obstacles to the further pursuit of higher education Socioeconomic background, Educational level, Status as a first generation college student. Applications are available at the UTD Financial Aid Office located in: McDermott Library (MC1.304)Unavailable UT-Dallas, Office of Financial Aid, MC 12, 800 West Campbell Road, Richardson, TX 75080-3021, 972-883-2941, 972-883-2947, financial-aid@utdallas.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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Oh! The Places You'll Go College Scholarship ProgramGeneral; art$10,000For 2012 the scholarship program will be an art competition. Applicants must be 12th-grade high school students graduating this coming spring, age 21 years or under. (Family members, employees of Bertelsmann, Random House, Inc., or its subsidiaries, divisions or affiliates are ineligible.) ALL ENTRIES MUST BE ORIGINAL WORKS. NO PLAGIARISM; NO COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT See website for more specific information in early November. If the link under More Information does not work, try ohtheplaces.orgJanuary 15 Random House Children's Books, 1745 Broadway, Mail-Drop 10-3, New York, NY 10019, (212) 782-9000 or visit online (click on more information)
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P.E.O. - Philanthropic Educational OrganizationGeneral$2500For Senior female applicants. Minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Exhibits excellence in leadership, extracurricular activities, community service, academics and potential for future successUnavailable president@peonc.org
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Paine College-Fort Gordon ProgramGeneral, education, military dependent$500 to $4,000/ yearThree scholarships listed: The Fort Gordon Service Club of Fort Gordon will award merit scholarships for graduating seniors in good standing at an accredited high school in the CSRA and a military dependent with a valid ID card, to assist them in their first year of education at an accredited university, college, or vocational/technical school. Applicants will be evaluated on academic standing, trade aptitude, citizenship, character, participation in school and community activities, and the stated desire and sincerity for further education. The Fort Gordon Service Club of Fort Gordon will award a continuing education scholarship for one (1) year of schooling to a deserving military family member. This award will assist them in their continuing education at an accredited university, college, or vocational/technical school. The Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) grant program that provides assistance to students who intend to teach in a public or private elementary or secondary school that serves students from low-income families. See website for applications.Unavailable Paine College, 1235 Fifteenth Street, Augusta, GA 30901, Phone: (706) 821-8200 or 1-800-476-7703 Email: paineftgordon@charterinternet.com, Phone: (706) 793-2030 or (706) 791-7979, call Bess Corriveau at 706-421-5780 or visit online (click on more information)
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Park Scholarship (NC State University)GeneralMerit Based award, approximately $75,000.00, a stipend to purchase a personal computer and additional funding for adacemic enrichment activities, involving special trips, retreats, seminars and grant opportunities. Visit www.ncsu.edu/park_scholarships for more information.Requires school nomination. Potential candidates should be in the top 5 to 10 percent of the senior class. Candidates are required to complete an online NCSU undergraduate admissions application through the WolfPAW system. Candidates must be of the highest caliber in these three areas (Scholarship, Leadership, and Service) OR be exceptional in at least one area and demonstrate great potential in the others. Candidates with little or no evidence of commitment in a particular area such as service, for example, generally are not competitive for Park Scholarships.Check with your school's Career Center for specific deadlines. Park Scholarships, NC State University, Campus Box 7009, Raleigh, NC 27695-7009
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Patient Advocate Foundation’s (PAF) Scholarships for Cancer of Other Life-threatening Disease Survivors ProgramGeneral$3,000Applicant must be under the age of 25 and a survivor/current patient of a diagnosis of cancer or a critical or life threatening disease. Requires completed scholarship application, essay on how diagnosis has impacted their lives and their future goals, be accepted to college, university, or vocational-technical school planning to attend full-time, medical documentation, letters of recommendation, grades transcript, and demonstrate financial need. This year's application and due date should be available after October 1.March 29 700 Thimble Shoals Blvd, Suite 200, Newport News, VA 23606, Ruth Anne Reed, Vice President of Human Resource Programs and Scholarship Coordinator, scholarship@patientadvocate.org, or 1-800-532-5274 or visit online (click on more information)
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Paul Mitchell Scholarship Raleigh Schoolattend Paul Mitchell school4 - $500 scholarships will be givenMust be accepted by the Raleigh Paul Mitchell School and cannot be enrolled in another school offering a similar course of study at the time of awarding or disbursement; must be a US citizen; at least seventeen years old; must have a high school diploma or upcoming high school graduation in the year prior to the chosen enrollment date; Official high school transcript; Must have a minimum 2.8 GPA; Must maintain grades of 90% in theory, 90% in practical, and 90% attendance throughout each progress period and maintain full compliance with Paul Mitchell Schools' rules and regulations. Employees of the school and their family members are NOT eligible to participate. Must include 2 letters of recommendation from an employer, supervisor, teacher, or other individual who can speak about your abilities. Must submit a typed essay (double-spaced and single-sided) answering the questions on the application. Include your name and contact information on the essay. May 1, 2012 Guidance Office 
Peter S. Slomianyj Scholarship Fund (For Subway employees/dependents)General$1,000 to $2,500Subway employees or children of Subway employees who have worked at least 1,000 hours over the last 12 months. Students must have a 2.0 GPA in high school or a 2.5 GPA in college. Requires application, essay, transcript and references. Current application and due dates available online in February on website.April 15 NCCF, 4601 Six Forks Road, Suite 524, Raleigh, NC 27609 T 919.828.4387 F 919.828.5495, Leslie Ann Jackson, Program Associate, at lajackson@nccommunityfoundation.org. or visit online (click on more information)
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Phebe Harlan Emmons Grant-In-Aid Delta Kappa GammaTeacher Education1,000Female Wake County student planning to attend a college/university in North Carolina seeking a degree in educationApril 8 Contact your school counselor for more information and Scholarship Committee Chair 2128 Cowper Dr Raleigh NC 27608 
Poly Graphics InvitationsDesign$500Design An Invitation, Win A Scholarship! Poly Graphics Invitations joyfully announces the first ever Party Invitation Design Scholarship. This $500 award will go to a talented student in the United States who will be a college student in the fall of 2012. Award deadline is April 29, 2012 and the award winner will be determined on or about May 7, 2012. To win this award students will use their creative talents to design an original party invitation or announcement. Applicants may design an individual invitation or an invitation set consisting of invitation plus matching note card or invitation plus note card plus response card. Students may submit designs for any type of celebration  a birthday party, a graduation announcement, a holiday party, or a wedding invitation set. Entries will be judged for four qualities: 1) Originality 2) Creativity 3) Popularity Potential 4) Overall Excellence Each student may submit up to two designs or two invitation sets. The winning design may be offered for sale at PolyGraphics.com. Please be creative, original, and narrow your entries to your best work! Full rules and application are available at http://www.PolyGraphics.com/scholarship/April 29, 2012 Bob Poliachik at PolyGraphics.com
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Project SEED Scholarships (American Chemical Society)Chemical science or engineering field such as chemistry, chemical engineering, biochemistry, materials science, or some other closely related major.Up to $5000, nonrenewable, 1st year college students onlyMust be a senior and have worked at least one summer at a science institute under the Project SEED program. Application, two letters of recommendation, Fafsa completed. December 16 projectseed@acs.org or call (800) 227-5558 ext. 4380
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Prudential Spirit of Community AwardCommunity Service$1,000 - $5,000 and/or an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, DCBe a student in grades 5-12, who has engaged in a volunteer or self-initiated community service activity performed at least partly during the last 12 months; submit completed application (available online) to participating school principal or the head of one of the officially designated local organizations.November 1 to your principal Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, 751 Broad St., 16th Floor, Newark NJ 07102, call (877) 525-8491 or email spirit@prudential.com or visit online (click on more information)
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Raleigh Engineer's Club ScholarshipEngineering One semester of in state tuition at NC State.Graduating Senior from a Wake County Public High School, Accepted into the NC State School of Engineering, completed Scholarship Questionnaire and one letter of reference from a faculty member from the high school.Postmarked by May 15 Raleigh Engineer's Club, Michael Anthony, REC Scholarship Chairman, 3401 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC 27607 546-5690, Michael.anthony@duke-energy.com 
Raleigh Mayors Committee for Persons with Disabilities ScholarshipsPersons with Disabilities pursuing either academic or vocational endeavors.2 - $1,000 Scholarships One vocational, One academicThe academic scholarship is to be awarded to a person with a disability, who is pursuing an educational goal. This scholarship is designed to assist with tuition, books, fees, and/or special equipment for undergraduate course work from an accredited institution. The vocational scholarship is to assist an individual with a disability to pursue a vocational education. This money may be applied to the purchase of items such as tools, special equipment or tuition and fees to enhance and sustain employment opportunities. Applicants must be residents of the city of Raleigh and must be enrolled in or have been accepted to an accredited undergraduate post secondary school, college, trade school or other institution of higher learning. The selection of scholarship recipients shall be based upon academic performance, financial need, character, school, work and community activities, honors, ability to express him/herself in written form, personal motivation and/or leadership potential. The Scholarship Application must be received by The Raleigh Mayor’s Committee at the address below by May 30, 2014. Scholarship recipients will be recognized at the July Raleigh Mayor’s Committee meeting. For questions, call Lori Millette at 919-716-3122.Received by May 29 COMMUNITY SERVICES RALEIGH MAYOR’S COMMITTEE FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ATTENTION: LORI MILLETTE SCHOLARSHIP SELECTION COMMITTEE 310 WEST MARTIN STREET POST OFFICE BOX 590 RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA 27602
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Raleigh Optimist Clubgeneral1 - $2500 1 - $1500Graduating WCPSS student. This is a merit scholarship so achievement is a factorMarch 2 Please see the website for application
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Raleigh Regional Association of Realtors Community Service Committee ScholarshipGeneralup to $2,000Achievement in community service while maintaining academic excellence. Application, official transcript, documents and recommendation letters must be received by the foundation no later than Friday, April 27. Recipients will be notified by 5/11.Foundation must receive all application documents by Friday, April 27.  
Raleigh/Durham Chapter of Johnson C. Smith University Alumni AssociationGeneralVaries depending on the funding and participants.See Student ServicesApril 1, 2014 Vivian Jackson, Scholarship Chair at 919-612-9622 or Chapter President Juanita Jones-Hall at 919-266-1413 
Raleigh/Wake Chapter North Carolina Central University Alumni AssociationGeneralUnspecifiedMust be accepted to NCCU, be a Wake county resident, have at least a 2.5 GPA, have at least a 900 SAT score, Recommendations from two individuals including one school reference.April 16 Martha T. Kearney, 2424 Calvert Dr., Raleigh, NC 27610 mkearney489@gmail.com
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Raleigh-Wake Chapter of the Winston-Salem State University National Alumni Assoc. Luther Johnson Jr. Memorial ScholarshipGeneral$1,000 ($500 per semester)Entering freshman to Winston-Salem State University with at least a 2.7 GPA and at least 850 SAT or 18 ACT. Must be attending a WCPSS high school. Student must reside on campus during freshman year. Mrs. Monica Money 919-599-0123 mlmoney44@gmail.com
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Realtor Foundation of the TriangleGeneral$500 up to $2,000 per scholarship, one-time scholarshipOutstanding achievement in the area of community service while maintaining academic excellence. Must attend a high school in Wake County and be matriculating to a college or university in 2013.Application and supporting documents must be received no later than 5:00 PM Friday, April 26, 2013. www.RRAR.com, type "Scholarship" in search box.
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Regeneron Science Talent Search (Society for Science and the Public)Science, Engineering and MathematicsFrom $1,000 up to $100,000Any student who is enrolled in and attending his or her last year of secondary school (public, private, parochial,or home school) on the application deadline date in the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Wake and Midway Islands, or the Marianas; or Any United States citizen enrolled in his or her senior or 12th grade year of secondary school on the application deadline date attending a: i. Department of Defense Dependents School or an accredited overseas American or International School; or foreign school as an exchange student; or foreign school because his/her parent(s) are temporarily working and living abroad. Proof of citizenship is required for 1b (above).November 15 sts@societyforscience.org.
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Retail Consumer Alliance Foundation/NC Retail Merchants AssociationGeneral - Retail5 scholarships of $2,500 eachSee Student ServicesMarch 3, 2014 See Student Services
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Roanoke College Scholars ProgramAcademic & Leadership - 5 different Scholarships$4,000 to approx. $180,000 (full tuition, room and board for four years)Students of superior academic and leadership ability. Applicants for the Scholars Program must submit the admissions application and be accepted to the College prior to the competition.October 15th for November competitions and January 9th for the February competitions. 800-388-2276, admissions@roanoke.edu To apply, visit www.roanoke.edu/scholars
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Ron Brown Scholar ProgramGeneral; African American$10,000, annually for 4 yearsOpen to African American high school seniors. Must be US Citizens or Permanent residents. Applicants must have excelled academically, exemplified exceptional leadership potential, made an impact on their communities through service to others, and demonstrated financial need. Must be used for accredited 4-year college or university in US.November 1 to be eligible for all scholarship programs also, or January 9 for this program only. Ms. Fran Hardey, Executive Assistant, Ron Brown Scholar Program, 1160 Pepsi Place, Suite 206, Charlottesville, VA 22901, telephone (434) 964-1588, fax (434) 964-1589. Visit online (click on more information).
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Ronald McDonald House Charities - Asia Scholarship ProgramGeneralUnavailableCurrently enrolled high school seniors who have at least one parent of Asian-Pacific heritage and who are eligible to attend an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational/technical school with a complete course of study. Applicants must be legal U.S. residents, be less than 21 years of age, have a minimum 2.7 GPA and reside within the geographic boundaries of a participating Chapter that offers a scholarship under the RMHC/ASIA Scholarship program. Submit a complete application and all required documentation by the deadline on the application. Meet any additional eligibility requirements outlined by each scholarship program. Applicants may apply for only one RMHC scholarship program. Please refer to www.rmhc.org to confirm which scholarship programs are offered in your county. Applications available in October each year.December 20 RMHC U.S. Scholarship Program, International Scholarship and Tuition Services, Inc., P.O. Box 22376, Nashville, TN 37202 or visit online (click on more information)
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Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Scholarship Program - various scholarships available; Asian, African American, Hispanic, or ScholarsGeneral$1,000, up to $25,000 a yearOpen to graduating high school seniors who reside in a participating area. Selections are based on academic performance, financial need, and community involvement, and ethnic background for some scholarships. Applications are necessary and will be available on the website in November. Applicants must reside within the geographic boundaries of a participating Chapter that offers a scholarship under the Scholarship program. Please refer to www.rmhc.org to confirm which scholarship programs are offered in your county. Submit a complete application and all required documentation by the deadline on the application. Meet any additional eligibility requirements outlined by each scholarship program. Applicants may apply for only one RMHC scholarship program. Application period opens October.December 20 RMHC Scholarship Program, Scholarship Program Administrators, PO Box 22376, Nashville TN 37202 or visit online (click on more information)
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Rotary Club of the Capital City Robert Styres ScholarshipGeneral$2000 per semester for up to four years Total value $16,000One nomination is submitted from each high school. Good to average grades, hard worker who has overcome adversity.April School Counselor at your high school or Rick.Baker@timmons.com
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RTP Black Business Resource Group Drive for Education Scholarship Check website for application www.drive4education.orgGeneral$500Parent cannot be an IBM employee. African American, resident of Wake,Durham,Orange counties. High school senior w/2.75+ GPA, community service, planning to attend an accredited two or four-year college, financial need.Postmarked by April 25, 2014. rtp_bdng_scholarship@yahoo.com
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Ruckus House Learning Center Scholarship FoundationEarly Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Special EducationUp to $5,000; renewableOpen to high school seniors or current college students who have been accepted /enrolled into a NC college or university and plan to pursue careers in Education. Must have GPA of at least 3.0. Submit application, transcript, two letters of recommendation and an 800-word essay explaining the reasons you want to teach. Scholarship recipients must sign an agreement to teach in NC for 5 years upon graduation from college.March 1 Ruckus House Learning Center Scholarship Foundation, 9450 Moss Plantation Drive NW, Suite 101, Concord NC 28027, telephone (704) 786-3035 ext. 4011 or email mtracy@ruckushouse.com or visit online (click on more information).
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Sage Junior Scholarship, Sage CollegesJunior Male or Female$5,000Requires a recommendation by the principal, school counselor, or teacher.  Student Sage Scholarship Program, Office of Admission, The Sage Colleges, 65 1st Street, Troy, NY 12180. Phone: (518) 244-2450 or email studentsage@sage.edu. 
Sallie Mae Fund - various scholarships available for those with financial needGeneral; minorities, transfer students$1,000 to $5,000Varies; Open to US citizens able to demonstrate unmet financial need of more than $1,000 after financial aid award package has been determined; have adjusted gross income of $30,000 or less; have a cumulative GPA between 2.5 and 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) or the equivalent. Also, some specifically for minority students and community college transfer students. Applications and information updated in January.Varies The Sallie Mae Fund, 12061 Bluemont Way, Reston, VA 20190 or visit online (click on more information)
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Sam Walton Community ScholarshipGeneral, community service, leadership$3,000; non-renewableThis is an award for high school seniors who are active in their communities. This scholarship is awarded to students nationwide. Current high school seniors with a high school GPA of at least 2.5 who are planning to enroll at an accredited college or university. Must be a US citizen and have financial need. Applications are evaluated on financial need, academic achievements and records, and school and community activities and leadership. If you need money for college and demonstrate strong leadership abilities, you may want to consider applying for this scholarship opportunity. Information for the next competition will be available in November.January 13 Walmart Foundation, Scholarship Program Director, 702 S.W. Eighth Street, Bentonville, AR 72716-8071, Phone number: (501) 277-1905; (800) 530- 9925, Fax: (501) 273- 6850, or visit online (click on more information)
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Scholarship Experts "Shout It Out" ScholarshipGeneralunspecifiedRespond in 250 words or less: "If you could say one thing to the entire world at once, what would it be and why?"9/30/1 http://www.scholarshipexperts.com/apply.htx
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Sewanee: The University of the SouthGeneral$5,000 or more; renewableIn order to be considered for a merit-based scholarship, you must submit an application form and all other application materials by the early-action deadline (postmark date). If you are selected as a finalist for our scholarships, you will be required to submit an additional essay. Need-based financial aid also available.December 1 Office of Admission, Sewanee: The University of the South, 735 University Avenue, Sewanee, TN 37383-1000, Toll-free: 800.522.2234, Fax: 931.598.3248, finaid@sewanee.edu, or visit online (click on more information)
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Shell Oil Company Technical Scholarship Programengineering, geosciences, energy, science, geology, geophysics, physics, chemical, civil, electrical, geological, geophysical, mechanical or petroleum engineering$2,500; renewable to $5,000Shell will sponsor up to 20 one-year awards of $2,500 for graduating high school seniors enrolling in engineering or geosciences at universities identified by Shell (see list of eligible institutions on the website). Upon successful completion of first year studies and other criteria established by Shell, the recipient may be eligible to receive a four-year renewable award. To apply, download the Shell Oil Company Technical Scholarship application on the webiste, mail it to address listed on the form by the deadline. Plan to enroll full-time in one of the following majors (geology, geophysics, physics, chemical, civil, electrical, geological, geophysical, mechanical or petroleum engineering) at a specified institution.•Be a U.S. Citizen or authorized to work on a full-time basis in the United States. Current year application available in December.February Shell Oil Company Technical Scholarship, ETS Scholarship & Recognition Programs PO Box 6730, Princeton, NJ 08541, (609)771-7878
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Siemens Foundation Merit ScholarshipGeneral$1,000 per year; up to 4 yearsOnly high school students (in their JUNIOR year) who are sons and daughters of employees of Siemens or its designated operating companies* can compete for these scholarships. Employees whose children are currently in their junior year should apply for this scholarship program. Siemens Merit Scholarships will be awarded in the spring of the students senior year. Students must take the PSAT exam in the fall of their third year of high school (grade 11, junior year). Such students also must meet all requirements for participation in the National Merit Scholarship Program that are published in the Official Student Guide to the PSAT/NMSQT which is updated annually and distributed to students through their high schools. Each student (or parent on behalf of the student) is required to submit a completed Siemens Merit Scholarship Program Entry Form (found on website).April 1 of high school junior year Kiesha Boykins, Siemens Foundation, 170 Wood Avenue South, Iselin , NJ 08830, tel: (732) 321-3150 email Kiesha.Boykins@siemens.com, 877-822-5233 or visit online (click on more information)
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Sigma Phi Epsilon Balanced Man Scholarship (UNC-Chapel Hill)General; athletics$250 - $1,000The Balanced Man Scholarship awards incoming male freshmen who have excelled in athletics, leadership, academics, and service. Individuals who possess a Sound Mind are not only proficient in their classes, but take an interest in learning outside the classroom by taking on leadership roles and being active in the community. There is no obligation to join Sigma Phi Epsilon if you receive one of three scholarships. Application available online - check back for current year's application.Summer; probably August Julian Pinheiro at 19825-B North Cove Rd. Suite 183 Cornelius, NC 28031, sigep.bms2010@gmail.com or visit online (click on more information).
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Sigma Rho Zeta Chapter-Cary Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.General - MINORITY STUDENTS$500Must be a attend a Wake County High School, 3 letters of recommendation, Must be entering college in the Fall of 2014,completed application, official transcript, narrative of 500 words or more on the selected topic of "My Pursuit of Academic Excellence."November 22, 2013 Lindsey Thomas, Scholarship Chairwoman srzscholarship@yahoo.com
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Society of Mexican American Engineers and Scientists (MAES) Scholarshipscience, technology, engineering, or mathematics$200 to $4,000Membership: Must be a current MAES Student Member Attendance: Attendance is not required to be awarded a General Scholarship; attendance for the top awards is required Citizenship: Must be a United States citizen or permanent resident for most scholarships; limited awards avaiable for international students. Age: Must be 18 years of age or older by postmark deadline. GPA: Must have a minimum GPA of 2.0/4.0. Major: Must be pursuing a STEM degree at an accredited U.S. university or community college; medical sciences, nursing and social sciences are not considered a STEM degree. Enrollment: Must be enrolled as a full time student for the fall semester. Undergraduate students is twelve (12) credit hours. Students at community college must be enrolled in transferable majors to a four-year institution offering a Baccalaureate Degree.mid-September Scholarship Program, MAES, Inc., 2437 Bay Area Blvd., #100, Houston, Texas 77058 or visit online (click on more information)
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Society of Women Engineers (SWE) - various scholarships availableEngineering-various, Computer Science or Engineering$1,000 - $15,000; some are renewableVaries; Open to female students admitted and attending a 4-year program in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology, and computer science. Must have at least 3.5 GPA. Scholarship information for the upcoming school year will be available starting in March.May 15 Society of Women Engineers, 230 E. Ohio St., Suite 400, Chicago, IL, 60611, telephone (312) 596-5223. Or email scholarshipapplication@swe.org. Visit online (click more information).
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Sodexo Foundation - Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger ScholarshipsGeneral; community, volunteer$5,000 pus $5,000 donated to hunger-related charityAll applicants must be enrolled in an accredited educational institution (kindergarten through graduate school) in the United States. All applicants must have demonstrated on-going commitment to their community by performing unpaid volunteer services impacting hunger in the United States within the last 12 months. All applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States. Volunteer services performed by applicant must help non-family members. Applicants and Recommenders must supply a valid e-mail address. Application form must be complete, and all information requested must be supplied. All Community Service Recommendations are required and must be submitted by December 10. Application process begins Oct 5.December 5 ISTS at info@applyists.com or by phone at 615 320 3149. (When emailing or calling, please indicate that you are inquiring about the Sodexo Foundation Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger Scholarships) or visit online (click on more information)
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Southern Methodist University - Nancy Ann Hunt and Ray L. Hunt SMU Leadership Scholarship AwardGeneral, leadership$10,000 award payable for four yearsDEMONSTRATED EXTRAORDINARY LEADERSHIP -- reflected through serving in top leadership positions of high school organizations or through significant leadership accomplishments in areas outside the high school setting, Submission of the Hunt Essay, and a completed first-year application for admission to SMU, Rank in top 25% of graduating class, Composite SAT 1230 on Math and Critical Reading or ACT 28, Completion of a strong college preparatory curriculum, typically including AP courses, IB courses, and honors classes. In addition to your application to SMU, please submit two additional items: One recommendation from a teacher or counselor that directly and clearly addresses your proven leadership record and potential. Your counselor recommendation letter can serve if it clearly addresses leadership, with specific examples and The Hunt Essay (see website for topic).January 15 Southern Methodist University, Division of Enrollment Services, PO Box 750181, Dallas, TX 75275-0181 (214) 768-2058, enrol_serv@mail.smu.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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State Employees Association of North Carolina's (SEANC) ScholarshipsThe dependen't parents or guardian must be a member of SEANC in order to be eligible for theses scholarships.13 Merit based scholarships for 4 year college 13 Financial need scholarships for 4 year college 3 Merit based scholarships for 2 year college 3 Financial need scholarships for 2 year collegeParent must be a member of SEANC. Applicants must apply through the local SEANC district. Financial need applicants must include a copy of the FAFSA Student Aid Report without an asterisk. The student must be enrolled as a full-time student for the 2012-2013 school year.April 15, 2015 Beth Dew at 919-833-6436 or 800-222-2758
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State Employees Credit Union Foundation "People Helping People" ScholarshipGeneralEach traditional public high school in North Carolina will receive one (1) scholarship valued at $10,000 (payable @ $1,250 per fall/spring semester) to attend one of the 16 constituent campuses of the UNC System.No formal application; Check with your Career Center to receive school specific deadline information. Every graduating senior with a minimum GPA of 2.5 should be considered for the SECU Foundation "People Helping People" Scholarship. Must have demonstrated leadership, excellence of character, integrity and community involvement.Check with Student Services at your school for specific dates information has to be turned in for their scholarship committee SECUFoundation@ncsecu.org, 1-800-634-8017, 919-839-5204
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Students United for Imigrant Equality, SUIEGeneral$750Must be an immigrant with undocumented statusApril 20 mprodrig@live.unc.edu Maria Rodriguez
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Students United for Immigrant Equality - SUIE ScholarshipImmigrant - undocumented$750Students United for Immigrant Equality is an organization under the Campus Y at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill whose goal is to empower, inform, and activate the immigrant community about the issues that prevent immigrants in the United States from being able to enjoy the protection of basic human rights granted under the US constitution. To apply for this scholarship one must plan to attend a university in the state of North Carolina and be of undocumented status. The recipient of this scholarship will be given ****$750 dollars to go toward their college education. Students planning on attending both a four-year university and community college are applicable. This application must be submitted by April 20th, 2012 at 11:59pm. Scholarship recipients will be notified by May 6. ****The scholarships will now be $750 each***** The remainder of the money fundraised this year will go into a scholarship fund for 2013. Apply online at https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/embeddedform?formkey=dHNRZ3pub0V6NlE0aUFIc09OXzZFV0E6MQ. April 20, 2012 Student Services Office 
SuperSibs! Scholarship Program For Siblings of Cancer VictimsGeneral$1,000 to $5,000, renewableFor graduating high school seniors who plan to attend accredited college, university or vocational school. with siblings who have cancer. Must live in the US, Puerto Rico or US Virgin Islands, minimum GPA of 2.0 on 4.0 scale (or 2.5 on 5.0). Applicants must articulate how being the sibling of a child with cancer has impacted their lives. New scholarship applications available November of each year.unavailable - check back in November SuperSibs! 5005 Newport Drive, Suite 503, Rolling Meadows, IL 60008, 866-444-7427, info@supersibs.org or visit online (click on more information)
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Surviving and Moving Forward - The Sam Fund for Young Adult Survivors of CancerGeneral$500 for books, up to $5000 for rent, and up to $10,000 for tuition.To apply for SAMFund grants and scholarships, you must have had cancer, be finished with active treatment, between that ages of 17 and 35, be a US resident or citizen. Our application process happens once a year, beginning with a Letter of Intent (LOI) phase in June. Anyone interested in applying must first submit an LOI. After a review period, selected applicants will then be invited to submit a full application. Those applicants will be notified in November as to whether they have received a grant. Grants and scholarships provided by the SAMFund cover a wide range of post-treatment financial needs, such as (but not limited to): undergraduate & graduate tuition and loans, car and health insurance premiums, rent, utilities, current and residual medical bills, and more. Dates not available. On website fill out inquiry form to be part of mailing list when information becomes available.available in June The SAMFund for Young Adult Survivors of Cancer, 35 Channel Center St #208, Boston, MA 02210 to grants@thesamfund.org. or email Michelle Zeitler, the SAMFund Program Director, michelle@thesamfund.org or visit online (click on more information)
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Susan Ellis Roberts Scholarshipvisual or performing arts, leadership, teaching, entrepreneurship or other creative giftOne time $3,000Completed application with endorsement from Arts TeacherMid March Elizabeth Grimes Droessler, egrimes-droessler@wcpss.net or see your school counselor 
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation College Scholarship ProgramGeneralUp to $10,000 per year; renewableOpen to graduating high school seniors and college students who have lost a parent/guardian to breast cancer. Must be a US citizen or permanent resident. Determination will be based on academic achievement, community service, demonstrated leadership ability, financial need. Must attend an accredited state-supported college/ university located in recipient's state of residence. Must be a driven advocate for breast cancer education and research who is able to complete a minimum of 20 hours of community service per semesterOctober 15 Scholarship Program Administrators, Inc. (SPA), telephone (615) 320-3149 or email info@spaprog.com or collegescholarships@komen.org or visit online (click on more information)
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Sussle ScholarshipGeneral$5,000Full-time undergraduate or graduate students as of Fall, 2013 at an accredited college or university in the U.S. Not your usual scholarship, there is no application or essay. June 30th and December 31 each year Chuck Kao, founder at chuck@sussle.org
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TEACH GrantEducation, especially bilingual education and English language acquisition, foreign language, mathematics, reading specialist, science, and special educationup to $4,000; renewableThe Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant Program provides grants to students who intend to teach in a public or private elementary or secondary school that serves students from low-income families. To receive a TEACH Grant you must meet the following criteria: Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSASM), although you do not have to demonstrate financial need; Be a U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen; Be enrolled as an undergraduate, post baccalaureate, or graduate student in a postsecondary institution that has chosen to participate in the TEACH Grant Program; Be enrolled in course work that is necessary to begin a career in teaching or plan to complete such course work; Meet certain academic achievement requirements (generally, scoring above the 75th percentile on a college admissions test or maintaining a cumulative GPA of at least 3.25), Sign a TEACH Grant Agreement to Serve. If interested in learning more about the TEACH Grant Program, contact the financial aid office at the college where you will be enrolled to see if they participate in the program.Unavailable Financial aid office at the college you plan to attend or visit online (click on more information).
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Texas Christian University - Perfomance-Based departmental scholarships availableAthletic, band, choral, fine arts, orchestra$500 to full tuition; renewableAthletic, band, choral, fine arts and orchestra talent-based awards are available through individual departments, and require auditions or try-outs. Contact the individual department (see website for contact information).Schedule auditions by Jan Texas Christian University 2800 S. University Dr., Fort Worth, Texas 76129 | 817.257.7858 or visit online (click on more information)
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Texas Southern University - President's Leadership ScholarshipGeneral; community serviceUnavailableApplication Requirements: Scholarship application (available online), Two letters of recommendation, 500-word essay on their experience as a leader. Award Criteria: Available to U.S. and international undergraduate students only, Awarded based on academics and community service, Must have 2.5 GPA in high school, Score of 16 on ACT or 800 on SAT, Graduate within the Top 25% of high school class. To maintain the award at TSU: Required participation as University Student Ambassador at major university events (Fall Convocation, Charter Day, Honors Convocation, dignitary visits, etc.), Write annual letter to their individual donor, Attend Annual Scholarship reception, Maintain 2.5 GPA. Application, recommendation forms and essay required and available online.April 15 University Scholarship Committee, Texas Southern University, 3100 Cleburne Street, Houston, TX 77004, (713) 313 - 7104, email: Oliver_jj@tsu.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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The American College Foundation (ACF)Annual Visionary Scholarship ProgramGeneralup to $5,000Applicant must be currently enrolled as a High School Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior ; and, must be a United States citizen or eligible non- citizen. Relatives of the American College Foundation Staff are not eligible.April 1, 2014 Email: Admin@AmericanCollegeFoundation.org Fax: 617.395.6743
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The AnimationCareerReview.com "Aspiring Animation Professional" Scholarship Program Awarded to students that are interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college.$1,000Scholarships will be awarded to a high school senior who: 1.Intends to pursue an animation related field at an accredited post-secondary school or college. 2.Has a demonstrable record of academic success. 3.Has a passion and drive for an animation and/or design related career. June 1 Shawn Harrell, Animation Career Review, sharrell@bgpsitesolutions.com
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The Cary Rotary ClubGeneral - Cary Residentup to $4,000See Student ServicesMarch 15, 2014 See Student Services 
The Charles Garland Johnson Study Abroad Scholarships - UNC at Chapel HillGeneralMerit awards up to $2,500 and needs-based up to $10,000Due to a generous endowment from Charles Garland Johnson, Sr. and his family, the UNC Study Abroad office is offering an opportunity to apply for a scholarship to offset the cost of a summer, semester, or year long Study Abroad program. First consideration will be given to students with demonstrated financial need from Surry, Wilkes, and Yadkin Counties, followed by students from the remaining North Carolina counties with demonstrated financial need. No preference will be given to a student's major, class level, or chosen Study Abroad program. These awards were created to enable those UNC students, who would not otherwise be able to afford this option, the opportunity to participate in Study Abroad programs. To apply for one of these scholarships, submit your "Application for Study Abroad Scholarship" found on your Status Page to the Study Abroad Office by September 23, for Spring programs.September 20 for spring semester The Study Abroad Office, UNC-Chapel Hill, FedEx Global Education Center, Campus Box 3130, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3130, Phone: 919-962-7002. email: abroad_awards@unc.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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The Eugene McDermott Scholars Program at The University of Texas at DallasGeneralFull tuition & fees, plus costs for books, living, travel, cultural activitiesThe Program blends classroom and independent study, leadership, service, cultural, travel, and pre-professional experiences, providing participants with unmatched personal development opportunities. Students who have the best chance of being invited to McDermott Finalists’ Weekend will have: 1400 or higher on the two part SAT (verbal and math); 2100 or higher on the three part SAT; 32 or higher on the ACT; a class rank in the top five percent of their graduating class; long records of community volunteerism and leadership in school; broad and eclectic interests in science, literature, and the arts; and social skills to interact easily with adults as well as peers. The Program welcomes all majors. Applications are accepted from across Texas, the U.S., and the world. McDermott Scholars applicants must apply to UT Dallas before the regular deadline. Applicants will fill out the online application and request the required letters of recommendation. Applicants must complete the separate application for admission to The University of Texas at Dallas as well as application for this program and other required items.The McDermott Scholars application must be completed and submitted online. Please send a high school transcript to our office before the winter break.Priority deadline - November 6; Regular deadline January 6 The Eugene McDermott Scholars Program - UT Dallas, 800 W. Campbell MC17, Richardson, Texas 75080
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The Foundation for Sight & SoundGeneralNine scholarships in three regions. Nationally, Metro NY (5 Borough's / NYC) and Long Island (Nassau / Suffolk). Each of the three regions will award $500.00 to one high school senior.Seniors who are Blind, Visually challenged or hard of hearingMarch 30, 2014 www.foundationforsightandsound.org/scholarship.php
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The Frost School of Music and the University of Miami Music ScholarshipsGeneral; athletic, music$8,000 up to full tuition ($34,000); renewableThe Frost School of Music and the University of Miami are proud to offer a full range of financial assistance packages rewarding both musically and academically talented students. For priority consideration, freshman and transfer applicants must apply to the University of Miami and submit the Frost School of Music supplemental application by December 1st and successfully complete the audition before March 1. There is no separate scholarship application. Musical ability and academic performance are considered in determining scholarship eligibility and awards. In some cases, financial need may also be considered in making such determinations. All music scholarships are applied only to tuition. To be considered for scholarships and/or financial aid, you must submit the FAFSA by February 1 and complete your music audition.December 1 Enrollment Scholarships, P.O. Box 248085, Coral Gables, FL 33124-4615, Telephone: 305-284-4323 or visit online (click on more information)
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The Gallery Collection Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship ContestGeneral, art, photography$10,000, plus $1,000 for your schoolAll current high school, college and university students, 14 years of age or older, enrolled in an academic program designed to conclude with the awarding of a diploma or a degree are welcome to participate in our scholarship competition. In addition, all current members of the armed forces of the U.S.are welcome to participate in our scholarship competition. Contest participants should register on the Gallery Collection website (see click on more information). The online application must include an original work of art or photograph, the applicant’s first and last name, date of birth, phone number, mailing address, e-mail address, grade level, name of school currently attending and school’s website address. The contest is limited to one entry per person. See website for complete detailsJanuary Scholarship Administrator, The Gallery Collection, Prudent Publishing Company, Inc., P.O. Box 150, 65 Challenger Rd, Ridgefield Park, NJ 07660, scholarshipadmin@gallerycollection.com or visit online (click for more information)
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The Generation Google ScholarshipComputer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or related program, minority, woman, disability$10,000; renewableApplicants must be high school seniors and meet the following eligibility criteria: Intends to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-time student at a university in the US or Canada for the 2013-2013 school year. Intends to be enrolled in or accepted for enrollment in a baccalaureate Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or related program. Exemplifies leadership and demonstrates a commitment to and passion for computer science and technology through involvement in their community. Strong record of academic achievement. A student from an underrepresented group in computer science (African American, Hispanic, American Indian, Female, or a Person with a Disability). Demonstrates financial need. Requires online application, references, three short essays, transcripts, etc.February Email generationgoogle@google.com or visit online (click for more information)
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The GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship ProgramGeneralUp to $40,000 total per recipient for roughly 20 college-bound studentsStudents must demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship. Please go to website for more information on eligibility requirements and online application. January 9, 2014 www.reaganfoundation.org/scholarships, or follow on Facebook at http://facebook.com/GEReaganScholarships
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The Goizueta Foundation Scholars Fund ScholarshipGeneral; Hispanic/Latino studentsvariesThis scholarship is open to Hispanic/Latino students whose parents reside in the United States of America. The Goizueta Foundation awards grants to educational institutions, and in some cases, those institutions do have Goizueta Foundation scholarship funds for disbursement annually. If you are interested in seeking scholarship funds, contact the admissions and financial aid offices at the institution(s) where you plan to attend. The Goizueta Foundation does not administer funds to individuals. Many Georgia colleges and universities offer scholarships from this foundation, so inquire through the scholarship office at your school.varies 4401 Northside Parkway, Suite 520, Atlanta, Georgia 30327, Phone 404-239-0390 fax 404-239-0018 or check with the college of your choice 
THE HISPANIC ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES (HACU) - various scholarships availableGeneral, nursing, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, accounting, Business, Public Relations, Mass Media, Sports Marketing, Marketing, Management, Technology, Merchandising, Medical fields, dental fields, clinical psychologyVariesHACU provides one scholarship application to apply for several scholarship which the organization co-sponsored. All scholarship applicants MUST meet the following general criteria: Demonstrate financial need and be eligible for Federal Financial Aid (student must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident), and Attend a HACU-member college or university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico at the time applications are completed and scholarship awards are made. HACU has member and partner institutions in most states, including NC, GA and TX. Applicants must also meet specific criteria for the scholarships to which they are applying, which vary for each scholarship. Criteria change from year to year. Visit the website in the Spring for current year information on scholarships and HACU institutions, and for updated application.May or June HACU Scholarship Program,8415 Datapoint Drive, Suite 400, San Antonio, TX, 78229, scholarship@hacu.net, or visit online (click on more information)
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The Holocaust Remembrance ProjectGeneralUp to $5,000, an all-expense paid trip to Washington, DC, and a gold medalThis contest is open to all students age 19 and under who meet the following criteria: (1) are currently enrolled as a high school student (grades 9-12) or who are high school seniors who will graduate high school at any time this year, or are students who are enrolled in a high school equivalency program; and (2) are residents of either the United States or Mexico or U.S. Citizens living abroad. Must write an essay analyzing why it is vital that the remembrance, history, and lessons of the Holocaust be passed to a new generation, and what can be done to combat and prevent prejudice, discrimination and violence in our world today. Information updated on website sometime in the Fall.April Holocaust Remembrance Project, Holland & Knight Charitable Foundation, Inc., PO Box 2877, Tampa, FL 33601, telephone (866) 866-452-2737 or e-mail holocaust@hklaw.com. Also visit website (click more information).
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The Janice M. Scott Memorial Scholarship FundGeneralBetween 3 - 5 scholarships for $2,500GPA 3.0 or higher, Senior who will matriculate full-time at a US accredited four year college or university, Demonstrated leadership abilities, Combined adjusted income of parents cannot exceed $100,000March 31, 2013  
The NASA Aeronautics Scholarship ProgramMechanical, Chemical, Civil, Systems, Electrical, Computer, Industrial, Materials, Aeronautical, Aerospace engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, Engineering science & mechanics, Metallurgical, Mechanics, Electrical & Electronics, polymerUp to $15,000; renewable up to 2 years+ internship and $10,000 stipendPurpose is to provide opportunities to attract highly motivated undergraduate and graduate students to aeronautics and related fields. Student must be considered in good academic standing with his/her institution; but there is no minimum GPA, and at least in their first year of college. A completed application will consist of profile information, academic background (including transcripts), a resume, an essay for undergraduates, a proposal for graduates, letters of recommendations, and any test scores, such as GRE's, when appropriate. Completed applications and materials must be submitted electronically or received by the deadline. Please note that some forms must be mailed to ASEE in addition to completing this online application (such as transcripts). Open to US citizens and US nationals only.January 16 NASA Scholarship Team, American Society for Engineering Education(ASEE), 1818 N St. NW, Washington, DC 20036, Email: nasa.asp@asee.org, Phone: (202)331-3500 (office), Fax: (202)265-8504 (fax) or visit online (click on more information)
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The National Center for Learning Disabilities - Allegra Ford ScholarshipGeneral; community college, a vocational or technical training program$2,500 one time awardOpen to US citizens, the Allegra Ford Scholarship is a one-time scholarship awarded to a graduating high school senior with a documented learning disability who will be enrolled in a two-year community college, a vocational or technical training program, or a specialized program for students with LD in the fall : articulates his or her LD and clearly demonstrates the importance of self-advocacy; is committed to completing a four-year college degree and has begun to set realistic career goals; participates in school and community activities; has demonstrated academic achievements consistent with college and career goals; plans to contribute to society in ways that increase opportunities for individuals with LD; excels as a role model and spokesperson for others who struggle with LD. Must demonstrate financial need. Application, personal statement and other documentation required. Application available on the website.December 31 Anne Ford and Allegra Ford Scholarship, National Center for Learning Disabilities, Inc., 381 Park Avenue South, Suite 1401, New York, NY 10016-8806 or email AFScholarship@ncld.org or visit online (click on more information)
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The National Center for Learning Disabilities - Anne Ford ScholarshipGeneral$2,500/year over four yearsOpen to US citizens, graduating high school senior with a documented learning disability who will be enrolled in a full-time bachelor’s degree program. The ideal Anne Ford Scholar is a student who: articulates his or her LD and clearly demonstrates the importance of self-advocacy; is committed to completing a four-year college degree and has begun to set realistic career goals; participates in school and community activities; has demonstrated academic achievements consistent with college and career goals; plans to contribute to society in ways that increase opportunities for individuals with LD; excels as a role model and spokesperson for others who struggle with LD. Have an overall grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher on a 4-point scale (or equivalent) and demonstrate financial need. Application, personal statement and other documentation required. Application available on the website.December 31 Anne Ford and Allegra Ford Scholarship, National Center for Learning Disabilities, Inc., 381 Park Avenue South, Suite 1401, New York, NY 10016-8806 or email AFScholarship@ncld.org or visit online (click on more information)
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The National Conference of CPA Practitioners, Inc (NCCPAP) and American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) Scholarship for Accounting StudentsAccounting$1,000Competitive merit-based awards for outstanding graduating U.S. high school seniors planning to pursue a career as a certified public accountant. Student Eligibility Requirements: Be a graduating U.S. high school senior; Have a grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.3 on a 4.0 scale; Will attend a two or four year U.S. college next year; Be enrolled as a full-time student. Instructions: Complete all sections of the application form attached. All responses may be typed or neatly printed, except signatures. The essay must be typed. Your school guidance counselor must verify and sign section B. You must submit the most recent official copy of your high school transcript. (Please block out all Social Security Numbers). Before mailing your application package to us, make sure that you have included all documents. Your guidance counselor should mail the application, essay and transcript package.December 15 National Conference of CPA Practitioners, 22 Jericho Turnpike, Suite 110., Mineola, NY 11501, Attention: Scholarship Committee, 888-488-5400 or email sexecdir@nccpap.org or visit online (click on more information).
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The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) - several scholarships availableGeneral; Italian language, Italian studies, Italian American studies, astronomy, natural sciences.$2,000-$12,000; can reapplyThe NIAF will award scholarships and grants to outstanding students in the summer for use during the following academic year who will be enrolled in an US accredited institution of higher education for the Fall, has a grade-point average of at least 3.5 / 4.0 (or the equivalent), is a US citizen or a permanent resident alien, and falls into one of two groups of students: 1) Italian American students (must have at least one ancestor who has immigrated from Italy) who demonstrate outstanding potential and high academic achievements in any area of study; and 2) Students from any ethnic background majoring or minoring in Italian language, Italian studies, Italian American studies or a related field, who demonstrate outstanding potential and high academic achievements. Each scholarship award can only cover tuition and university-provided room and board. Scholarship recipients are eligible for one year of scholarship support. Scholarship monies not used during one academic year are not transferable to the following academic year. Scholarship applicants and winners can and are encouraged to reapply in subsequent years. Applications for NIAF scholarships can only be submitted on-line. Teacher evaluation forms also online. Application and links will be available in November.March 1 NIAF, 1860 19th St NW, Washington, DC 20009, (202) 387-0600, information@niaf.org or Alexandra Dall at adall@niaf.org, (202) 939-3118 or visit online (click on more information)
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The National MS Society, Scholarship ProgramGeneralBetween $1,000 and $3,000Individuals who have MS or have a parent with MS are eligible to apply as long as they meet all other criteria: Will be enrolled in an undergraduate course of study at accredited two-or four-year college, be enrolled in January 15, 2016 To learn full details about eligibility & the application process, please visit nationalMSsociety.org/scholarship or call 1-800-344-4867
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The North Carolina Baptist Foundation, Inc. Bullard Family Scholarship FundMinistry, ChristianVariesStudents residing in North Carolina who are preparing for full-time Christian ministry and are members or parents are members of a church associated with the North Carolina Baptist State Convention, may be eligible for a scholarship from the Bullard Family Fund. If you meet the stated criteria and have been accepted for enrollment in an accredited college, university or seminary, we encourage you to apply. Awards vary year to year.January 15 The North Carolina Baptist Foundation, Inc., Attn: Denominational Relations Committee, 201 Convention Drive, Cary, NC 27511, 919-380-7334, 800-521-7334 (toll free), 919-460-6334 (fax), or visit online (click on more information)
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The North Carolina Federation of Republican Women Caring For America Scholarship - NCFRWGeneral Up to two scholarships of $1,000.00 each will be awarded1) The Dependent child of an active duty North Carolina service member who was wounded or killed while serving in a combat zone from September 11,2001 until present. Service member can be from any branch of service who served on Active Duty, Active Duty Reserve, or National Guard. AND 2) A North Carolina High School Senior whose military spponsor was a North Carolina Resident at the time of service.April 15 Student Services 
The North Carolina Society of AccountantsAccounting$600North Carolina resident, must enroll in an accredited school of higher education in NC, must enroll in an accounting degree program with six or more credit hours, must show a firm intention to continue into the field of accounting, recent photo, two letters of reference (non-family), letter of intent, official transcript, 2012 Income Tax Returns.April 15 See Student Services 
The Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation (PBTF)General$1,000, typicallyThe PBTF is proud to offer a scholarship program to students who have survived a central nervous system tumor. Awards may be used to cover tuition, fees and books at any post-secondary institution, including technical schools, vocational schools, junior colleges and four-year colleges or universities. Diagnosed at or before age 19 with a primary malignant or non-malignant central nervous system brain and/or spinal cord tumor, At least a senior in high school, 23 years old or younger on or before Aug. 31. Applications available online after October 1.March Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation, 302 Ridgefield Ct., Asheville, NC 28806, 828-665-6891 or 800-253-6530, email: spressley@pbtfus.org or visit online (click on more information).
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The Perlman Foundation ScholarshipGeneralUnspecifiedUnderstanding that most scholarships only support the highest achieving students, the Perlman Foundation enables traditionally undeserved and middle of the road students to make a seamless transition into college. The scholarship assists students wiApril 12 Quintin Murphy, MIS Business Innovation Consultant and Youth Development Officer SERA, INC 919-747-8421 (cell) 919-928-4442
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The PinkRose Foundation Inc.- PinkRose Breast Cancer ScholarshipGeneralUnavailableEligibility is limited to individuals who are legal residents of the US, under the age of 25 who have lost a parent or legal guardian to breast cancer. Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Applicants must be pursuing post secondary education or certificate training. Written statement including information describing the significant impact of breast cancer in your life, and explanations of how obtaining a post-secondary degree or certificate will benefit your future by helping to fulfill your goals and dreams. Website to be updated in time for the next open period. Applications for each PinkRose Scholarship award period are accepted during the period beginning on June 1st, and ending in August of each calendar year. PinkRose Scholarships shall be awarded during October of each year and are valid beginning January of the following calendar year only.August 31 The PinkRose Foundation, P.O. Box 4025 Dedham, MA 02027, email: info@pinkrose.org or visit online (click on more information)
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The Quit Smoking Academic Scholarship Essay Contestmedicine, physiology, psychology or other behavior modification related field.$1,000Open to any graduate or undergraduate student who is currently attending a college or university studying medicine, physiology, psychology or other behavior modification related field.The Quit Smoking academic scholarship will award a student who demonstrates academic excellence and a passion and commitment to helping others overcome tobacco or related addictions. To apply, submit a 500 -1,000 word essay along with your contact information and other supporting documentation using the website. The essay should cover things like: The student’s passion and commitment to helping others overcome tobacco or other addiction. Why the student wants to be a doctor or professional in addiction management or behavior modification. Current ideas for helping others overcome addiction. The motivation behind studying behavior modification. High-level goals in the next 5-10 years. What it means to overcome addiction. Essays may be submitted starting in April.October 1 Quitsmoking.com. 3675 Glennvale Court, Cumming, GA 30041
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The Realtor Foundation of the Triangle Community Service Committee ScholarshipGeneralup to $2,000The application form and guidelines are available at www.RRAR.com, by typing "Scholarship" in the search box.Received (not Postmarked) by April 11 Realtor Foundation of the Triangle 111 Realtors Way, Cary, NC 27513 919-654-5400 www.realtorfoundationofthetriangle.org
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The Robertson Scholars Leadership ProgramDuke and UNC-Chapel Hill36 FULL schoarlarships a year - eighteen at Duke and eighteen at UNC-Chapel Hill.Students who demonstrate not just records of achievement, but clear abilities to leverage their leadership skills toward great impact in their community and world. All students who wish to be considered for the program must also complete admissions applications to Duke and/or UNC-Chapel HillDecember 1 Allen Chan 919-668-5575 or chan@robertsonscholars.org
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The Ryan Mullaly Second Chance Fund-A SCHOLARSHIP FUND FOR KIDS FIGHTING LYMPHOMAGeneral$1,000We are looking for young men and women whose high school years were disrupted by lymphoma. Must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States; diagnosed with lymphoma or a recurrence of lymphoma between age 13 and graduation from high school; under active treatment for lymphoma while in high school, resulting in a substantial impact on your ability to attend class, take the SAT's, etc.; have a treatment history which includes chemotherapy and/or radiation; currently a graduating high school senior; have not previously been awarded a scholarship from our Fund; AND currently pursuing an Associate's or Bachelor's degree at an accredited 2 year or 4 year college OR you are currently enrolled in an accredited post-secondary vocational or trade program which will culminate in certification. Priority is given to students still undergoing treatment, those with permanent effects from treatment and those at the beginning of their post-high school education. Proof of diagnosis and treatment is required in the form of a letter from the treating oncologist. Updated applications available in January.May-July Email us: The2dChanceFund@aol.com Write to us: 26 MEADOW LANE, PENNINGTON NJ 08534, or visit online (click on more information)
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The Scholarship Board of North Carolina - ESAEducation-exceptional children, special needs children$500 to $2500Scholarships are based on need, desire and academics. Must be a student enrolled in an accredited college or university. Must be training to work specifically with special needs persons up to age 21, excluding the academically gifted, in any educational setting. Must agree to teach in a North Carolina Public School system for one year after graduation as a teacher of exceptional children.April 1 Applications will be available Jan 1. Email Scholarship Chair at: scholarship-chair@esa-nc.org or Visit website (click on more information).
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The SECU Foundation "People Helping People" high school scholarship programGeneral; leadership$2,500 per year; renewableA senior student from each North Carolina high school can receive one of these scholarships. Applicants MUST BE SUBMITTED BY THEIR HIGH SCHOOL. Open to students who will enter one of the 16 constituent campuses of the University of North Carolina system. Is not a Director, employee, or family member of an employee of the State Employees’ Credit Union or the SECU Foundation. Must exemplify the philosophy "People Helping People" by having demonstrated leadership, excellence of character, integrity, and community involvement. Must have scholastic achievement and at least 2.5 GPA. Must agree to continue as a full time student in good standing with the same university for 8 consecutive semesters. Webiste information updated in January.Beginning of May SECU Foundation, PO Box 25966, Raleigh, NC 27611-5966 or email SECUfoundation@ncsecu.org or visit online (click on more information). Also see your school scholarship coordinator because each school selects a recipient. Information will be sent to the high schools in January.
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The Sharma Family ScholarshipGeneralUnspecified Residents of Wake County or North Carolina who are entering or currently attending an NC college or university with preference given to North Carolina State University. Applicants must have a high regard for obtaining an education and the courage toApril 11 Ms. Katie Crumpler Northern Piedmont Regional Associate North Carolina Community Foundation kcrumpler@nccommunityfoundation.org
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The Society of American Military EngineersGeneralTwo, four-year college scholarships valued at $2,000 each.High school Senior planning to enroll in an engineering, architectural, or a similar technical field at an accredited college or univesity. Have a minimum of a B average. Meet at least one of the following: dependent of a Coastal Carolina Post SAME member or sustaining member or be sponsored by a Coastal Carolina Post SAME member or sustaining member. Provide a completed application form to include: a copy of high school transcript, a copy of SAT/ACT results, and an approximate 500 word essay. Arrange for scholarship application reference forms.November 3, 2014 Gil Burnet, P.E. SAME Scholarship Award, AECOM, 701 Corporate Center Dr, Suite 475, Raleigh, NC 27607 (919) 854-6212 gil.burnet@aecom.com 
The Thomas Wolfe Scholarship Program - UNC at Chapel HillEnglish, creative writing, poetry, fiction, plays, literary non-fiction (personal narratives, memoir, travel and nature essays, literary journalism, belles-lettresfull 4-year financial supportThe Creative Writing Program and the Department of English of UNC-at Chapel Hill are pleased to announce the Thomas Wolfe Scholarship, which offers full four-year financial support to one incoming freshman per year. The Thomas Wolfe Scholarship's level of support will be equal to that of the University's well-known Morehead Scholarships. The Thomas Wolfe Scholarship seeks to identify and reward students with exceptionally focused literary ability and promise. Applicants must apply simultaneously to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for EARLY admission and complete a separate application for this scholarship. These are two distinct application processes and require different forms and separate mailings. Applicants must meet all academic requirements for EARLY admission. The Thomas Wolfe Scholarship award, the first of its kind at UNC-Chapel Hill, will be based largely on written work submitted by candidates. Artistic merit is the chief criterion of selection. The application process will require the submission of up to fifty (50) pages in prose, forty (40) pages in poetry, or sixty (60) in play writing, in English. In addition to completing an application questionnaire, candidates will submit a five-hundred-word personal essay entitled "Why I Write."October 15 Thomas Wolfe Scholarship, UNC-Chapel Hill, Creative Writing Program, Greenlaw Hall, CB# 3520 Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3520, phone: (919) 962-5481 | fax: (919) 962-3520. Marianne Gingher or Bland Simpson, Co- Directors of The Thomas Wolfe Scholarship Program, email TWS@unc.edu or mbging@email.unc.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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The ThomasNet North American Manufacturing Scholarship GeneralUp to 30 individual awards of $1,000 each for those looking to study engineering, enter a skilled trade program, or pursue a curriculum in supply chain management and/or business operations U.S. high school students and Canadian secondary school students who plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school. Students must plan to major in engineering, supply chain management/business operations or learn a skilled vocational-technical trade. July 1 scholarship@thomasnet.com
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The Tom Joyner Foundation - Scholarships for students at Historical Black Colleges and UniversitiesGeneralUnavailableThe Tom Joyner Foundation only does one thing. It helps students continue their education at Black colleges. All too often a student will get into college, then encounter financial difficulties that will force them to drop out. The Foundation provides money directly to the Historical Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) for the purpose of helping these students complete their education. Each month the Tom Joyner Foundation designates an HBCU to receive its support. The scholarship support money is sent directly to the HBCU for the students. The scholarships are awarded to the students through the Financial Aid Department at the HBCU based on financial need and other requirements from the school and the donor. Contact Financial Aid department of HBCU for information.Unavailable E-mail us at TJF@blackamericaweb.com or contact Financial Aid department at your HBCU or visit online (click on more information).
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The Tom Joyner Foundation Full Ride ScholarshipGeneral; African-AmericanFull rideThe Full Ride Scholarship will be given away to a high school senior that has been accepted into a Historical Black Colleges and University (HBCU) by the fall semester of the coming year. The scholarship will recognize academic distinction as well as strong character and personal qualities. The recipient of the Full Ride Scholarship will receive full tuition waivers and stipends to cover room and board (on-campus only) and books for up to ten semesters. The recipient will have to maintain the required academic standards each semester to renew the scholarship. Students will be selected as finalists based on their academic accomplishments, intellectual and creative distinctions, extracurricular activities, letters of reference, and original essays. Finalists will be invited for a required interview with members of the Full Scholarship Selection Committee. Application is required and can be found on the website.January The Tom Joyner Foundation, Attn: Full Ride Scholarship Committee, PO Box 630495, Irving, Texas 75063, Phone: 972-789-1058 or Fax: 972-789-1411 or e-mail: fullridescholar@blackamericaweb.com, or visit online (click on more information).
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The Triangle Technology Executives Council (TTEC)- The Innovation ScholarshipTechnology$6,000 For details go to www.ttecscholarship.netMarch 1, 2013 
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The University of Georgia Disability Resource Center - Scholarships for Students with DisabilitiesGeneralvaries; some $1,000Several scholarships available to help students with disabilities at The University of Georgia. Require students to be registered with the Disability Resource Center. Other criteria and requirements vary. Applications are required. Check back on website for current application.April Disability Resource Center, The University of Georgia, 114 Clark Howell Hall, Athens, GA 30602-3338, (706)542-8719 (voice), (706)542-7719 (fax), (706)542-8778 (tty) or visit online (click on more information)
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The Vietnamese American Scholarship Foundation - several scholarships availableGeneralVariesEach of the scholarships are for high school seniors and of Vietnamese descent. They have additional separate selection criteria such as residency specifications, academic achievement, and positive character traits, but there is one common application process for all scholarships. To find out more information about each scholarship, including selection criteria, please click on the scholarship links on the website listed, which will be updated in late November.Spring Vietnamese American Scholarship Foundation, P.O. Box 429, Stafford, TX 77497, scholarships@vietscholarships.org
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Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing Scholarship ProgramEngineering & Manuafacturing$1,250Dependent* children, age 23 and under, of full-time or part-time TEMA or NAMC team members who have completed a minimum of six months direct employment with the company as of the application deadline date. *Dependent children are defined as natural and legally adopted children or stepchildren living in the employee's household or primarily supported by the employee. High school seniors, high school graduates, or students who hold an equivalent certificate who plan to enroll or students who are already enrolled in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four- year college, university, or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year.March 1  (800) 537-4180 or (507) 931-1682 and ask for the Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing Scholarship Program 
Triangle Community FoundationGeneral$1,000 to $4,000 per year, for up to four yearsFirst-generation U.S. citizens, refugees, or immigrants (legal documentation is not required), Residents of Wake County who have completed at least one academic year in Wake Co., HS senior with a GPA of 2.5 or greater, more on websiteMarch 31 Gina Andersen, Community Programs and Scholarships at 919- 474-8370 ext. 4025 or Gina@trianglecf.org
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Triangle Community Foundation / GSK Opportunity ScholarshipGeneral$5,000 per year, renewable for four yearsMust attend a public state university or community college in NCMarch 15 Triangle Communtiy Foundation 324 Blackwell St, Suite 1220 Durham NC 27701
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Triangle Community Foundation Achievement Scholarship for Refugees and Immigrants of Wake CountyGeneral$8,000 total paid $2,000 per year for four yearsNot specifiedUnavailable Sarah T. Battersby/ Scholarships and Donor Services Officer Triangle Community Foundation
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Triangle Community Foundation Scholarships/AwardsGeneralAward vary by scholarship.Requirements vary by scholarship. Please review the scholarship description carefully for award specifics. Each scholarship may have a different due date, please review the scholarship’s description carefully for the due date and address where applications are to be sent. Applications received after the application deadline may not be considered. TRIANGLE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION PO Box 12729 Durham, NC 27709 800 Park Offices Dr, Suite 201, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 Phone: 919.474.8370
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Triangle Italian American Women's Club - Mary De Bonis ScholarshipItalian heritage$350 non-renewableFemale AHS senior of Italian descent, residing in the Cary/Apex area, excellent character, solid academic record, planning to pursue studies at two or four year college or university, completed application, official transcript, one character reference.April 15 TRIAWC c/o Melissa Peil 5436 Viewcrest Way Apt. 108 Raleigh, NC 27606 
Triangle Pest ControlGeneral$1,000Academic excellence and a passionate pursuit of furthered environmental education at an accredited college or university in NC.March 2, 2015 
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Tylenol Future Care ScholarshipHealthcare$5,000 - $10,000Open to high school seniors intending to major in a healthcare related field. Current information will be available after February 1.mid-May Applications will be available and accepted from February 1 through May 15. After February 1, call 1-877-TYLENOL or visit the website (click more information).
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U.S. Bank Internet Scholarship ProgramGeneral$1,000Our Internet Scholarship Program is available to high school seniors and college undergraduates. Winners will be selected at random. In order to be eligible for the U.S. Bank Internet Scholarship Program, a student must be: A high school senior planning to enroll or a current college freshmen, sophomore or junior at an eligible four-year college or university participating in the U.S. Bank No Fee Education Loan Program; Enrolled by September; A United States citizen or permanent resident alien. Our Internet Scholarship Program is exclusively for Web visitors and our online application is the only way to apply. Website is updated in October of each year for the next academic year.March 31 Call 800-242-1200 or visit online (click on more information).
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Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults (several scholarships available)General; Nursing$2,500Must be a young adult cancer survivor or have a parent with cancer or have lost a parent to cancer. Not for those with childhood cancer; must have been diagnosed/ rediagnosed AFTER age 15. These competitive scholarships are awarded to the most qualified applicants who best demonstrate: dedication to community service, commitment to educational and professional goals, use of their cancer experience to impact the lives of other young adults affected by cancer, medical hardship, and financial need. Application and essay required, and community service after winning award required. Updated applications available in December.April 1 The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults, 4725 Dorsey Hall Drive, Suite A505, Ellicott City, MD 21042, 1-888-393-FUND, ext. 106 or e-mail Shelby Orndoff, Scholarship Coordinator shelby@ulmanfund.org or visit online (click on more information).
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UNC-Chapel Hill - Morehead-Cain ScholarshipGeneral; Business Administration, Journalism, Mass CommunicationFully fundedThe Morehead-Cain has a separate application. If you are a North Carolina resident attending a North Carolina high school, you may be nominated by your high school or self-nominate by October 1. If you are a resident of another state, you may be nominated by an official Morehead-Cain nominating school or affiliate program or, if you apply by October 15, you may be considered for the scholarship based on your admission material. You must demonstrate Moral Force of Character, Scholarship, Physical Vigor, Leadership. Morehead-Cain is conferred solely on the basis of merit. Financial need is not considered in the selection of Morehead-Cain Scholars.Oct 1 for NC residents, Oct 15 for out of state The Morehead-Cain Foundation, Post Office Box 690, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-0690919.962.1201 (voice), 800.741.9023 (toll-free), 919.962.1615 (fax), moreheadcain@unc.edu visit online (click on more information)
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Union Power Cooperative College ScholarshipsGeneral$1,000Three scholarships will be awarded to outstanding high school seniors planning to attend a 4-year North Carolina-accredited college or university. Students will be chosen from Union Power's 5-county service area in NC, including Union, Stanly, Cabarrus, Mecklenburg and Rowan Counties, and must live in a home served by Union Power Cooperative. Applications are awarded based on 40% financial need, 30% scholastic achievement, and 30% extracurricular activities. Application available online.3rd Friday in March Union Power Cooperative's Scholarship Program, Post Office Box 5014, Monroe, North Carolina 28111-5014, 704-220-0708, ext. 3265 or visit online (click on more information)
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United Methodist Dollars for ScholarsGeneral$1,000 matching award (or more)Each year through the United Methodist Dollars for Scholars (UMDFS) program, the United Methodist Higher Education Foundation (UMHEF) provides matching scholarships to United Methodist students who have received a scholarship from their local United Methodist church to help them attend a United Methodist-related college, university, or seminary. Additional matching funds may be available to eligible applicants through the Triple Your Dollars and/or the Quadruple Your Dollars components of the UM Dollars for Scholars program. The number of available matching scholarships is determined annually. Available matching funds include 25 scholarships designated for Hispanic-, Asian-, and Native-American [HANA] students funded by the UM General Board of Higher Education and Ministry. Applications available in January each year. Applicant must be planning to enroll as a full-time student in the fall of the coming academic year at a United Methodist-related college, university, or seminary, and must be an active member of The United Methodist Church for at least one year. Other scholarships also available.April 1 UMHEF, 60 Music Square East, Suite 350, Nashville, TN, 37203, 800.811.8110, umhefscholarships@umhef.org or visit online (Click on more information)
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United Methodist Scholarships - General Board of Higher Education & Ministry-Various scholarshipsGeneralVariesThe following are standard criteria for EVERY program offered through GBHEM: Applicants must be an ACTIVE, full member of The United Methodist Church for at least ONE year. Membership is determined by the date the applicant was confirmed and took membership vows with a United Methodist church. (Members of other Methodist denominations are not eligible.) Applicants must be pursuing a degree program at ANY accredited institution within the U.S. High school students may apply IF they will be college students in the fall term. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Applicants are required to be full-time students according to their school’s standards for the program for which they are enrolled. Minority and leadership awards available. The GBHEM Scholarships Office will process applications on a first-come, first-served basis of COMPLETE applications. The online scholarship application access will be open from the first working weekday in January through April 1 each year. See website for deadlines for each scholarship.Vary - January to April The United Methodist Church - General Board of Higher Education & Ministry. Allyson Collinsworth Director, Office of Loans and Scholarships, Scholarships: 615-340-7344 umscholar@gbhem.org or visit online (Click on more information)
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United Methodist Women of the Western North Carolina Conference Scholarship ProgramGeneral, church-related$500 to $10,000Various scholarships available. United Methodist Women of the Western North Carolina Conference have a scholarship program for students attending one of the Methodist related colleges in North Carolina (Bennett College, Brevard College, Greensboro College, High Point University, and Pfeiffer University) and pursuing an academic course of study leading to a church-related vocation such as Christian Education. All applicants must be members of the United Methodist Church and must reside within the bounds of the Western North Carolina Conference (includes the western half of NC; Mecklenburg west). Other scholarships available for other course of studies as well.March 1 Pat Gilbert, WNCC UMW Scholarship Chairperson, 4005 Mooresville Road, Salisbury NC 28147, Phone: 704-633-6361, Email: patgilbert@bellsouth.net, or visit online (Click on more information).
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United Negro College Fund (UNCF) - various scholarships availableGeneral; African-American studentsVariesOpen to African-American students with unmet financial need. General UNCF scholarships as well as others available through the UNCF website. If you are a student attending a UNCF-member college or university, it is highly recommended that you also complete the UNCF general scholarship application. Once a student completes the application, the information will be used to match you to many of the specific programs administered by UNCF. The general application, however, does not apply to scholarship programs that require a separate application. For information on all of these scholarships as well as a list of member colleges, please visit the UNCF website.Varies UNCF Headquarters, 8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive, Fairfax, VA 22031, Phone: (703) 205-3400 Visit online (click on more information)
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United States JCI Senate ScholarshipGeneral$1,000Open to graduating high school seniors who plan to continue their education at accredited post-secondary colleges, universities or vocational schools. Submit application and reference letters. Scholarships granted on local or state level. State chapters can be contacted through national website.varies by state Visit the website (click more information) to find your state chapter contact information.
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University of Southern California Alumni Association ScholarshipsGeneralVariesVariesVaries USC Alumni Association Epstein Family Alumni Center 3607 Trousdale Parkway, TCC 305 Los Angeles, CA 90089-3106 (213) 740-2300 | alumni@usc.edu
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USDA/1890 National Scholars Program/ various other scholarships as wellAgriculture and related, animal sciences, botany, Food, and Natural resources and related sciencesUp to full scholarships, plus other expenses1890 National Scholars Program is open to students planning to attend one of 18 historically black land-grant universities (HBUs). Selections are based on GPA, SAT or ACT scores. Upon completion of the scholar's academic degree program, there is an obligation of 1 year of service to the U.S. Department of Agriculture for each year of financial support. Some other scholarships available also.February 1 USDA/1890 Programs, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250, Mail Stop 9478, telephone number (202) 205-5692 or email 1890init@usda.gov or visit online (click on more information and search on scholarships).
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VacationRoost Interactive Marketing ScholarshipGeneral, business, marketing, online marketing$2,500The Interactive Marketing Scholarship is designed to encourage and promote creative marketing in relation to online business. Applicant shall be at least 17 years of age and be accepted to and/or attending a full-time higher education program at an accredited institution of learning. Applicant must have a minimum of 3.0 GPA based on the previous year's academic performance. Application Requirements: 1.Write an essay of 1,000 words or less on the topic "How internet marketing has changed the world of business." Although not mandatory, we encourage you to publish your article online. 2. In 500 words or less, describe your career objectives and how online marketing fits into your goals. Explain how this scholarship will help you achieve your academic and career pursuits. Consideration will be given to those who show an understanding of the connection between publishing content and online marketing. 3.Fill Out and Submit the Online Application --follow the directions for submitting your application on the website listed.June 1st for August Award, November 1st for January Award VacationRoost, 2795 E Cottonwood Parkway Blvd, Suite 300 Salt Lake City, UT, 84121, rhutchings@vacationroost.com or visit online (click for more information)
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Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) - Voice of Democracy Audio-Essay ContestGeneral$1,000 up to $46,000The Voice of Democracy Program is open to students in grades 9-12, who are enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the United States and its territories. To enter, students should first draft their essay based on the 2012-2013 theme: "Is Our Constitution Still Relevant?" Students should then record their reading of the draft to a CD. The recording should be no shorter than 3 minutes and no longer than 5 minutes (plus or minus 5 seconds). Entries begin at the Post level. Once the student has created their essay and completed burning the audio version to a CD, they should submit their typed version, CD and the Voice of Democracy entry form to their local participating VFW Post no later than the stated deadline.November 1 Visit national website online (Click here for more information) to find a local participating VFW post near you.
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VIP Women in Technology Scholarship (WITS) ProgramInformation technology or related field, womenUp to $2,500The goal of the WITS program is to support women who are enrolled at, or are accepted into, either a two or four year college or university within the US for the next school year. These women must have a career plan in information technology or a related field. Additional evaluation criteria for the program include: GPA requirements, response to an essay question, and involvement in community service and/or extra curricular activities. Please see the website for online application; updated in December for the next year.April 1 Corporate Headquarters-Sacramento Region, 80 Iron Point Circle, Suite 100, Folsom, CA 95630, (916) 985-9625, (916) 985-9632 fax, WITS@vipconsulting.com or Houston, 10370 Richmond Ave., Suite 450, Houston, TX 77042, (713) 980-7600 or visit online (click on more information)
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Wade Edwards Short Fiction Scholarship ContestGeneral$1,000 - $5,000Open to high school juniors for the most outstanding original short fiction. The award is intended to reward excellence in creative writing and to encourage contemplation of virtues among high school students. Students are encouraged to consider and address one or more of the qualities associated with Wade Edwards -- humility, strength of convictions, loyalty, honor, charity, determination, the value of friendship, and the obligations of friendship and community. New information will be available on website after October.March or April Visit online (click on more information)
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Wake County Farm Bureau R. Flake Shaw ScholarshipAgriculture24 scholarships - $3,000 for four year schools 4 scholarships - $1,000 for two year schoolsPreference given to Farm Bureau family members. For eligibility requirements go to www.ncfb.org.March 15, 2012  
Wake Electric Scholarship Program / Fred M. Alford Memorial ScholarshipGeneral$2,000Must be a high school senior and a child of or under legal guardianship of a Wake electric member or live in a home served by Wake Electric. Must be pursuing a four year degree at accredited institution in NC.March 14 919.863.6312 or 800.474.6300 or e-mail at communications@wemc.com.
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Wake Electric Scholarship Program / Touchstone Energy ScholarshipsGSixteen $1,250 awardsMust be a child of or under legal guardianship of a Wake Electric member or live in a home served by Wake Electric. Must use these funds at a NC college or University. High school senior or already enrolled in full time in college.March 11 Darnell Alford, 863-6312 darnell.alford@wemc.com
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Wake NCAE-North Carolina Association of EducatorsEducationOne-$1,000 Scholarship for student planning to enter the field of public educationParent MUST be a member of Wake NCAE. Qualifications include academic standing, school and community activities, special recognition, and professional involevement in Future Teachers of America and/or the Teacher Cadets or related work experience.April 15 Zora Felton, zorancsu
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Wal-Mart Foundation Associate and Dependents ScholarshipsGeneralUp to $3,000, renewableThe Walmart Foundation offers scholarship programs that benefit qualified Walmart associates and their high school senior dependents. Must be a graduating high school senior (or GED), US citizen or Permanent Legal Resident of the United States, accepted at an accredited two or four year college/university. For Wal-Mart employees or their dependents. GPA of 2.5 or more required for most; 22 Composite ACT or 1030 SAT (Critical Reading or Verbal + Math) required for Walton Family Foundation scholarship. Check website in November to apply.Varies; March for dependents Apply Online (click on more information)
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Washington Crossing FoundationGovernment Service$500 - $5,000Open to US citizens who are planning careers in government service. Applicants must write a one-page essay stating why they are planning a career in government service. This essay must be accompanied by a recommendation from the high school principal or guidance counselor evaluating the student's achievements, along with transcripts, national testing scores, and other supporting information of the applicant's choice as described in the Official Rules. Winners receive an all expenses paid weekend, including transportation and housing, in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, to attend the Scholarship Awards Ceremony. All winners must attend the Scholarship Awards Program on Saturday, April 27, 2013 in order to win their scholarship.January 15 Katharine Hutton Tweedy, Volunteer Board of Trustees, The Washington Crossing Foundation, PO Box 503, Levittown, PA 19058, telephone (215) 949-8841 or visit online (click on more information).
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Wendell Chamber of Commerce (Arts Foundation Scholarship)Seniors pursuing a field in the Arts (literary arts (writing poetry), commerical arts (painting, sculpting, drawing, photography, visual arts), musical arts/band, theater arts, etc.$500The scholarship will be presented to an East Wake High School graduating senior. Applicants must be planning to attend a secondary instution to further their studies in the arts field. The applicants will be selected based on financial need, board review of application and students' portfolio and accomplishements. Please return the scholarship application to your school counselor. Applications are available in the College Information Center in Student Services or contact Raqyel Hickerson at 919.218.7366. 
Wendy's High School HeismanAthleticsNational recognition, up to $500 for student; up to $10,000 for the high schoolThe application is open to any high school senior who meets the following eligibility criteria. A high school senior for the current academic year, graduating with your class, who maintains at least a B (3.0) G.P.A. during your three years in high school, and participates in at least one of the 47 school-sponsored sports officially sanctioned by the National Federation of State High Schools. We want to hear from all student-athletes who work hard, are dedicated, and have become role model for underclassmen and demonstrate leadership. October 23 1-800-205-6367, wendys@act.org or visit online (click on more information).
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Wendy's High School Heisman Award ProgramMale and female high school students who excel in academics, athletics and student leadership.The first 25,000 students that complete an application will win a Wendy's Gift Card in amount $10.Apply on-line at www.wendysheisman.com.October 2, 2012 www.wendysheisman.com.
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Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) Educational Foundation ScholarshipGeneral$2,500The scholarship competition will be open to college-going children of WSWA member company employees. The WSWA Educational Foundation offers scholarships to help employees of WSWA members as they work hard to provide for their children’s future. The four scholarship winners are chosen based upon their scholastic achievements, extracurricular activities and essays on their career goals. Many of these young men and women are striving to make a difference and committed to their education as they prepare for the future. A notice will be sent to all WSWA members and information will be posted to WSWA’s web site in the spring.Spring Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA), Washington, D.C., 202-371-9792, or visit online in the spring (click on more information)
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Women Techmakers Scholars Program (formerly the Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship Program)Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, women$10,000Identify as female; Currently be enrolled at an accredited university; Intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full- time student in a Bachelors, Masters or PhD program at a university in the United States or Canada;l Be studying computer science, computer engineering or a closely related technical field; Demonstrate a strong academic record Exemplify leadership and demonstrate passion for increasing the involvement of women in computer science. A group of female undergraduate and graduate students will be chosen from the applicant pool, and scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of each candidate's academic background and demonstrated leadership and impact on community. All scholarship recipients will be invited to attend the annual Google Scholars' Retreat in Mountain View, California in 2018 to connect with fellow scholars, network with Googlers and participate in a number of development workshops.December 11 anitaborgscholars@google.com or visit online (click for more information)
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WorldStudio Foundation ScholarshipsDesign or Art$2,000 - $5,000Open to economically disadvantaged students who show exceptional promise in one of the listed fields (see website as areas of study change), have an interest in using their profession to give back to society, and are prepared to examine issues of cultural identity in submitted work. Must be US citizens or be in possession of a Green Card. Selections are based on academic achievement, recommendations, references and financial need. Application will be available on website in October.May 1 233 Broadway, 17th floor New York NY 10279 | 212 807 1990
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Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship ProgramChemistry, Information Management, Computing & Software Systems, Material Science, Printing Management Science, Laser Optics, Physics, Material Science, Engineering (any)$1,000 - $10,000Applicants must be academic high-achievers (3.0 or better GPA). Applicants must be US citizens or visa-holding Permanent Residents of African American, Asian, Pacific Island, Native American, Native Alaskan, or Hispanic descent. They must be enrolled in college as a full time undergraduate or graduate student in a technical field; rather than high school seniors. Students can apply in September of their freshman year of college, or subsequent years.September 30 Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship Program, 150 State Street; 4th Floor; Rochester, NY 14614 or visit online (click on more information).
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Zebulon Lions Service Scholarship ProgramGeneral$1,000Students who have exhibited outstanding leadership in service to their school and community, academic performance, character, motivation and a personal statement. The financial status of the applicant or his/her family is not considered.May 1 School counselor
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