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SCHOLARSHIP LISTING

(Revised August 2004)



ACTUARIAL SCHOLARSHIPS FOR MINORITY STUDENTS

Deadline: April 15th

Amount: Varies

Field of Study: Math, Science, Business, Engineering

Requirements:


  1. SAT or ACT

  2. Scholarship application

  3. Two nominations

  4. Completed FAFSA and SAR report

Contact:

Minority Scholarship Coordinator


Society of Actuaries
475 N. Martingale Road, Suite 800
Schaumburg, IL 60173–2226
(847) 706–3500
cleathe@casact.org

http://www.beanactuary.org


AGC EDUCATION & RESEARCH FOUNDATION UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS

Deadline: November 1st


Amount: $2000 - $6,000

Field of Study: Civil Engineering or Construction

Requirements: Must be a college sophomore or junior in a 4 or 5 year program in an ABET or ACCET accredited institution or a civil engineering program

Contact:


AGC Education and Research Foundation

1957 E Street, NW

Washington, DC 20006

(703) 837-5342



http://www.agc.org/index.ww

agcf@agc.org

AIA NEW JERSEY SCHOLARSHIP


Deadline: Varies

Amount: $500

Field of Study: Architecture

Requirement: Scholarship for sophomore, junior, senior and graduate students.

Contact:

AIA New Jersey Scholarship

900 Route Nine

Woodbridge, NJ 07095



AIR FORCE AID SOCIETY GENERAL HENRY H. ARNOLD EDUCATION GRANT PROGRAM


Deadlines: March 16th and April 15th

Amount: $1,500

Field of Study: Open

Requirements: Applicants must be in one of the following categories (1-3).



  1. Dependent sons and daughters of Air Force members in one the following categories Active Duty and Title 10 Reservists on Extended active duty through award disbursement date of September 1

  2. Spouses of Active Duty Members

  3. Surviving Spouses of Air Force Members who died while on active duty

Applicants must meet all other eligibility criteria below from items (4-6).

  1. High school graduate and full time undergraduate student

  2. Enrolled and accepted into a college, university

  3. Maintain at least a 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 grading scale.

Contact:

General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant Program

Air Force Aid Society

Education Assistance Department

1745 Jefferson Davis Highway, Suite 202

Arlington, VA 22202-3072

800-429-9475 or (703) 607-3072

www.afas.org

ALL NATIONS ALLIANCE FOR MINORITY PARTICIPATION

Deadline: Unknown


Amount: Varies

Field of Study: Math, Science, and Engineering

Requirement: Awarded to members of federally recognized tribes working toward a BS in Science, Engineering or Math.

Contact:


Salish-Kootenai College (406) 675-4800

Montana State University (406) 994-5553



http://www.anamp.org
ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA EDUCATIONAL ADVANCEMENT FOUNDATION

Deadline: January 15th

Amount: $750 - $1,500

Requirements:



  1. Have completed one year of college

  2. Have a minimum of a 2.5-3.0 GPA

  3. Participate in community or campus activities

  4. Recommendations and Transcripts needed

Contact:

AKA-EAF


5656 South Stony Island Avenue

Chicago, IL 60637

http://www.akaeaf.org
AMBASSIDORIAL SCHOLARSHIPS

An international scholarship program that covers expenses for schooling abroad.

Deadline: Varies by club location

Amount: Covers travel expenses

Requirements:


  1. Possesses leadership skills and community service experience

  2. At least two years of college completed

  3. Knows language of county going to visit

  4. Attends orientation seminar

  5. View website for more details of scholarship

Contact:

Rotary International


One Rotary Center
1560 Sherman Ave.
Evanston, IL 60201, USA

(847) 866-3000

http://rotary.org/
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION

The Foundation supports scholars pursuing a vast spectrum of academic research; public school teachers promoting girls' achievement in math, science, and technology; and community activists helping to improve the lives of women and girls through education. Funding also assists women at critical stages of their careers, as well as those preparing for professions underrepresented by women and women of color. In addition, special funding is available for a college/university scholar-in-residence to research issues of gender and equity. The Foundation offers several scholarships.

Contact:

http://www.aauw.org/3000/fdnfelgra.html#J2

AMERICAN GEOLOGICAL INSTITUTE AGI


American Geoscience Scholarship

Deadline: March 10th

Amount: $250-$1000

Field of Study: Geoscience, including geoscience subdisciplines of geology, geophysics, geochemistry, hydrology, meteorology, physical oceanography, planetary geology, or earth science education. This program does not support students in other natural sciences, mathematics, or engineering.

Requirements:


  1. US citizen

  2. Verifiable ethnic minority status as Black, Hispanic, or Native American

  3. Full time college student currently enrolled in a geoscience program

  4. Signed and fully complete application forms (4 pages)

  5. Official transcripts

  6. 3 letters of recommendations from persons qualified to judge the applicant’s recent academic performance and character; geoscience faculty/employers are preferred, other science/mathematics faculty are acceptable

Contact:

American Geological Institute

Attn: Minority Geoscience Student Scholarship Coordinator

4220 King Street

Alexandria, VA 22302

(703) 379-2480

(703) 379-7563 Fax

http://www.agiweb.org/mpp/index.html



AMERICAN HOTEL FOUNDATION


Provides financial support to students enrolled in an accredited undergraduate academic program leading to a degree in hospitality management.

Contact:


American Hotel Foundation

1201 New York Avenue, NW, Suite 600

Washington, DC 20005-3831

http://www.ahlef.org/scholarships.asp

ahf@ahma.com
AMERICAN INDIAN EDUCATION FOUNDATION

Deadline: May 3

Amount: $1500-$3000

Field of Study: Open

Requirements: Native American high school graduates are eligible to apply

Contact:


American Indian Education Foundation
10029 SW Nimbus Avenue, Suite 200
Beaverton, OR 97008

(866) 866-8642

(503) 641-0495

http://www.aiefprograms.org/
AMERICAN INDIAN HERITAGE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS

Deadline: None

Amount: $1000 maximum

Field of Study: Open

Requirements: Native American high school graduates are eligible to apply if they have been accepted by an institution of higher education, are U.S. citizens, demonstrate financial need and provide information on tribal affiliation and grade point average.

Contact:


American Indian Heritage Foundation

6051 Arlington Boulevard

Falls Church, VA 22044-2788

(603) 237-7500

(703) 532-1921Fax

AMERICAN INDIAN SCHOLARSHIPS

Deadline: Unknown

Amount: Varies

Field of Study: Forestry, Journalism, Law, Pharmacy, and Indian Studies

Requirement: Awarded to undergraduate tribal members pursuing higher education

Contact:


4520 Montgomery Blvd., NW #1B

Albuquerque, NM 87109

OR

American Indian Studies Program



600 University Avenue

Missoula, MT 59812

(406) 243-5832
AMERICAN INDIAN SCIENCE & ENGINEERING SOCIETY

http://www.aises.org/highered/scholarships

A.T. ANDERSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: June 15


Amount: $1,000 undergraduate; $2,000 graduate

Field of Study: math, physical science, engineering, medicine, science, or natural resources

Requirements:


  1. Full time undergraduate or graduate student

  2. Member of American Indian tribe

  3. Have a 2.0 Cumulative GPA

  4. Current member of AISES, go to www.aises.org/membership to download membership application



AZPC OF AISES CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM


Deadline: August 20

Amount: $500 per semester

Field of Study: Engineering, Science, Medicine

Requirements: Applicants must be full time juniors, seniors, or graduate students with a minimum grade point average of 2.5. Certificate of Indian blood in not required, but applicants must include a 250 word essay on the candidate’s personal commitment to environmental protection on tribal lands and a brief statement explaining how and when knowledge of tribal culture was acquired.


BUREAU OF RECLAMATION

Deadline: June 15


Amount: $5,000

Field of Study: Science, Engineering

Requirements:


  1. Must be a current member of AISES (if not a member, obtain a membership application at www.aises.org/membership and submit dues)

  2. Must have 2.5 or higher Cumulative grade point average (GPA)

  3. Must be a US citizen

  4. Must be enrolled as a full time undergraduate student at an accredited college or university

  5. Must agree to serve an 8-10 week paid internship with the Bureau of Reclamation prior to graduation. Internship will be at a regional or area office located within the 17 Western state at served by Reclamation, or at Washington, DC Headquarters, or the Denver Technical Service Center

  6. Must be seeking a Bachelor’s degree in engineering or science, relating to water resources or an environmentally related field

  7. Must submit an essay that demonstrates:

  1. First hand knowledge of American Indian tribal culture

  2. Interests in engineering or environmental studies/ sciences in a clear and comprehensive manner

  3. Interests in water resource issues, and the needs and concerns of Indian tribes

  4. How applicant will contribute his or her knowledge or professional



EPA TRIBAL LANDS ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: June 15th

Amount: $4,000 per year

Field of Study: Engineering, Science

Requirements: Applicants must be full time juniors, seniors, or graduate students with a minimum grade point average of 2.5. Certificate of Indian blood in not required, but applicants must include a 250-word essay on the candidate’s personal commitment to environmental protection on tribal lands and a brief statement explaining how and when knowledge of tribal culture was acquired.
GENERAL MOTORS ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Deadline: June 15th

Amount: $3,000 per year

Field of Study: Engineering field

Requirements:


  1. Each year GM provides scholarships to students at a select number of colleges and universities nationwide. The scholarships are primarily awarded to students.

  2. Contact your financial aid office to determine if your school participates in this program. If so, they will be able to provide you with further details regarding the eligibility requirements.

Contact:

General Motors Engineering Scholarship Program

General Motors

3044 West Grand Boulevard

Mail Code 482-108-162

Detroit, MI 48202

(313) 556-3565
HENRYRODRIGUEZ RECLAMATION COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP AND INTERNSHIP

Deadline: June 15


Amount: $5,000

Field of Study: Science, Engineering

Requirements:


  1. Must be a current member of AISES (if not a member, obtain a membership application at

www.aises.org/membership and submit dues)

  1. Must have 2.5 or higher Cumulative grade point average (GPA)

  2. Must be a US citizen

  3. Must be enrolled as a full time undergraduate student at an accredited college or university

  4. Must be seeking a Bachelor’s degree in engineering or science, relating to water resources or an environmentally related field

  5. Must submit an essay that demonstrates:

  1. First hand knowledge of American Indian tribal culture

  2. Interests in engineering or environmental studies/ sciences in a clear and comprehensive manner

  3. Interests in water resource issues, and the needs and concerns of Indian tribes

  4. How applicant will contribute his or her knowledge or professional


AMERICAN INDIAN SERVICES

Deadlines:

Winter Season--------- November 15th

Spring Season--------- February 15th

Summer Season--------May 15th

Fall Season-------------August 15th

Amount: Varies from $500 to $1,500

Field of Study: Open

Requirements:


  1. Must show financial need

  2. Must be a Native American undergraduate student; full or part time with no more than 150 credits

  3. Certificate of Indian Blood

  4. Official transcript from previous semester

  5. Official tuition bill statement from your school

  6. Three letters of recommendation

  7. Minimum Cumulative GPA 2.25

  8. Completed Application

  9. Two photos, preferably not professionally taken photos

  10. One page letter about yourself, specifically your tribe, where you are from, school you are attending and your area of study. Describe your educational goals and future plans. Explain why you feel you need this scholarship

  11. Please send a self addressed stamped envelope when requesting an application

Contact:

American Indian Services

ATTN: Scholarship Department

1902 N. Canyon Road, Suite 100

Provo, UT 84604

http://www.ess.pdx.edu/fao/scholarships/AmericanIndian.htm


AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS

AIA/ASF Minority/Disadvantaged Scholarship

Deadline: Nomination Dec 4th, Application Jan 15th

Amount: Varies from $500-$2,500

Field of Study: Architecture

Contact:

Mary Felber

The American Institute of Architects

1735 New York Ave. NW

Washington, DC 20006

(202) 626-7511 or 626-7565

(202) 626-7420 Fax

www.e-architect.com/institute
AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS

Minority Scholarships Program

Deadline: July 1st

Amount: Varies up to $5,000

Field of Study: Accounting

Requirements:



  1. A declared major on transcript with GPA of 3.3

  2. A minority student who has satisfactorily completed at least 30 semester hours of college work including at least 6 semester hours in accounting

  3. Enrolled as a full time undergraduate student

  4. Official Transcripts

  5. Completed Financial Aid Worksheet

Contact:

Minority Scholarships Program

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

1211 Avenue of the Americas

New York, NY 10036-8775

(212) 596-6223

(212) 596-6292 Fax



www.aicpa.org
AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY

Silver Eagle Indian Scholarship

Deadline: Unknown

Amount: $200 for undergraduates

Requirements: Must have been born in Nevada and be the child of an American Indian veteran.

Contact:

1718 Statz Street

North Las Vegas, NV 89030

(702) 642-4002


AMERICAN NUCLEAR SOCIETY

Deadline: March 1st

Amount: Varies

Field of Study: Varies

Requirements:



  1. Application

  2. Official Transcripts

  3. Letter of Recommendation from sponsoring organization

  4. 3 letters of references

Contact:

(708) 352-6611



www.ans.org
AMERICAN PHYSICAL SOCIETY
APS Minorities Scholarship Program
Deadline: 1st Friday in February

Amount: $2,000 for new students; $3,000 for renewal

Field of Study: Physics

Requirements:


  1. Open to any African American, Hispanic American, or Native American

  2. US citizen or permanent legal resident

  3. Plan to major in physics

  4. High school senior or college freshman or sophomore

Contact:

Arlene F. Modeste Knowles

The American Physical Society

American Center for Physics


One Physics Ellipse

College Park, MD 20740-3844

(301) 209-3232

(301) 209-0865 Fax

Knowles@aps.org

www.aps.org/educ
AMERICAN PHYSIOLOGICAL SOCIETY

Please visit website for more detail on internships, fellowships, and summer opportunities for undergraduate students interested in research of the physiological sciences.

Contact:

http://www.the-aps.org
AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION

Minority Fellowship Program

Deadline: January 15th

The MFP's objective is to increase the knowledge of issues related to ethnic minority mental health and to improve the quality of mental health treatment delivered to ethnic minority populations. We do this by providing financial support and professional guidance to individuals pursuing doctoral degrees in psychology. The American Psychological Association Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) has created five programs to support the training of researchers and practitioners. The Mental Health Services and Substance Abuse Fellowship funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration supports the training of practitioners and researchers in Substance Abuse prevention and treatment.

Contact: http://www.apa.org/mfp/
AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR MICROBIOLOGY

Deadline: May 1st

Undergraduate fellowships are offered to students conducting microbiology research. View website for more details.

Contact:

http://www.asm.org


American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

INDUSTRY SCHOLARSHIP


Deadline: January 31st

Amount: $2,000-$2,500

Field of Study: Science, engineering encompassed by the technical activities of AIAA.

Requirements:



  1. Applicant must have completed at least one academic quarter or semester of full time college work

  2. Must have a college GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale

  3. Must be enrolled in an accredited college or university

  4. Must become a member of AIAA before receiving a scholarship award

  5. Applicant’s scholarship plan shall be such as to provide entry into some field of science or engineering encompassed by the technical activities of AIAA.

  6. Must submit an essay on career goals

  7. Three typewritten letters of recommendation

Contact:


AIAA Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship Program

Director of Student Programs

1801 Alexander Bell Drive, Suite 500

(703) 264-7500

(703) 264-7551 Fax

www.aiaa.org

AMERICORPS
Deadline: Rolling

Amount: $4,725 towards education or repayment of loan for education

Field of Study: Open

Requirements:


  1. After completion of Americorps service, members of National Service Trust are eligible for education award

  2. View website for more details

Contact:

(800) 942-2677



questions@americorps.org

http://www.americorps.org

ANGELS CARE SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline: April 5th

Amount: $3,000 per year

Field of Study: All fields of study

Requirements:


  1. Arizona resident admitted to ASU during 2004-2005 academic year and is full time

  2. Be a minority student

  3. Minimum 3.5 GPA

  4. Has completed FAFSA and can show financial need

  5. Complete application

Contact:

ASU Foundation

Office of Scholarship Development & Administration

PO Box 873208

Tempe, Az 85287-3208

(480) 965- 7621 Dee-Lively-Brown



dee.lively@asu.edu
APS/ASU AND ASU WEST SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: March 15th

Amount: 10 - $2,000 scholarships



  1. Seven scholarships to the general populations.

  2. Three scholarships to dependents of Pinnacle West employees Capital Corp. or one of its subsidiaries.

Contact:

(480) 965-3355

http://www.aps.com
APS/Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship

Deadline: March 30th

Amount: 10 - $2,000 scholarships

Requirements:


  1. Twenty-six $500 scholarships to students studying the fields of math, science, technology and finance.

  2. Must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0, an Arizona resident, and attending an Arizona institution of higher learning.

  3. Awards based on financial need.

Contact:

(480) 965-3355


ARIZONA STATE SAVINGS & CREDIT UNION SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: March 15th

Amount: $3,000

Field of Study: Open

Requirements:


  1. Must be a junior or senior

  2. Arizona State Savings & Credit Union members are given preference

  3. Must be an Arizona resident

Contact:

ASU's Office of Financial Aid

(480) 965-3355

http://coe.asu.edu/oss/scholar/matrix.php
ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS

Contact: http://www.asu.edu/fa/scholarships/



ASSOCIATION ON AMERICAN INDIAN AFFAIRS, INC (AAIA)

There are seven different scholarships to choose from. See http://www.indian-affairs.org/ for more information.

ADOLPH VAN PELT SPECIAL FUND FOR INDIAN SCHOLARSHIPS

Deadline: June 20th

Amount: $500 1st year; $600 2nd year; $700 3rd year, $800 4th year

Field of Study: Open

Requirements:



  1. Complete application with the bottom portion filled out and signed by the Financial Aid Officer

  2. Applicant must be minimally ¼ degree Indian Blood from a federally recognized tribe.

  3. An essay (1-2 pages) describing educational goals

  4. Two letters of recommendations

  5. Most current financial aid award letter including tuition, books, etc.

  6. Most recent transcript (does not have to be official, student copy will suffice)

  7. Schedule of classes


DISPLACED HOMEMAKER SCHOLARSHIPS

For displaced homemakers, both men and women, who are unable to fulfill their educational goals.

Deadline: September 10th

Amount: Varies

Field of Study: Open

Requirements:


  1. Complete application with the bottom portion filled out and signed by the Financial Aid Officer

  2. Applicant must be minimally ¼ degree Indian Blood from a federally recognized tribe.

  3. An essay (1-2 pages) describing educational goals

  4. Two letters of recommendations

  5. Most current financial aid award letter including tuition, books, etc.

  6. Most recent transcript (does not have to be official, student copy will suffice)

  7. Schedule of classes

Contact:

Attn: Lisa Wyzlic, Scholarship Coordinator

Association on American Indian Affairs

966 Hungerford Dr. Suite 12-B

Rockville, MD 20850

(240) 314-7155

(240) 314-7159 Fax

http://www.indian-affairs.org



Emergency Aid And Health Professions Scholarships

Deadline: June 1st

Amount: Varies from $100 - $400 based on financial need

Field of Study: Open

Requirements:



  1. Complete application with the bottom portion filled out and signed by the Financial Aid Officer

  2. Applicant must be minimally ¼ degree Indian Blood from a federally recognized tribe.

  3. An essay (1-2 pages) describing educational goals

  4. Two letters of recommendations

  5. Most current financial aid award letter including tuition, books, etc.

  6. Most recent transcript (does not have to be official, student copy will suffice)
  7. Schedule of classes

NORMAN M. CROOKS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPS

Deadline: August 20th

Amount: $1,000

Field of Study: Open

Requirements:



  1. Complete application with the bottom portion filled out and signed by the Financial Aid Officer

  2. Applicant must be minimally ¼ degree Indian Blood from a federally recognized tribe.

  3. An essay (1-2 pages) describing educational goals

  4. Two letters of recommendations

  5. Most current financial aid award letter including tuition, books, etc.

  6. Most recent transcript (does not have to be official, student copy will suffice)

  7. Schedule of classes


Sequoyah Graduate Fellowships

Deadline: July 20th

Amount: $1,500

Field of Study: Open

Requirements:


  1. Application

  2. Financial needs analysis

  3. Certificate of Indian blood

  4. Personal essay

  5. Letters of recommendation

  6. Schedule of classes

Contact:


Attn: Lisa Wyzlic, Scholarship Coordinator

Association on American Indian Affairs

966 Hungerford Dr. Suite 12-B

Rockville, MD 20850

(240) 314-7155

(240) 314-7159 Fax



http://www.indian-affairs.org
ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN INDIAN PHYSICIANS (AAIP)

Deadline: Unknown

Amount: Unknown

Field of Study: Health related fields

Requirement:


  1. Awarded to Federally recognized tribal members

  2. Must fill out a general application to be eligible for any services.

Contact:

Association of American Indian Physicians, Inc.

1235 Sovereign Row, Suite C-7

Oklahoma City, OK 74401

(405) 946-7072

agalindo@aaip.com

http://www.aaip.com/
AT&T

Research Program for Women & Minorities Underrepresented in the Sciences

Fellowship opportunity for students with three years of schooling in engineering, science or math. View website for more details.

Contact:

http://www.research.att.com

(908) 949-1377


AYN RAND ESSAY SCHOLARSHIPS

Deadline: September 16th

Amount: $50-$5,000

Field of Study: Open

Requirements:


  1. Enter contest by completing essay on specified topic. Check website for details.

Contact:

Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest, Dept. W


The Ayn Rand Institute
2121 Alton Parkway, Suite 250
Irvine, CA 92606

essay@aynrand.org

http://www.aynrand.org/contests


BHP MINERALS

BHP Scholarship Program

BHP operates three surface coal mines in northwest New Mexico supplying fuel to local coal fired power plants in San Juan County. BHP operates the Navajo, San Juan, and La Plata Mines which produce 12-15 million tons of coal annually. The BHP/NMO scholarship is to prepare tribal members for increased leadership participation in the mining industry by offering limited awards to highly motivated Navajo and Ute Mountain Ute Tribal members.

Applicants are awared based upon availability of funds and submission of documents to the scholarship committee for evaluation of selection. Applications will be accepted during the months of April –June of each year.

Deadline: June 30th

Amount: Minimum awards of $500

Field of Study: Mining Engineering, Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering/ Science, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and other engineering related to mining. Non engineering mining related disciplines include: Accounting, Information Systems, Occupational Safety, Labor/Industrial Relations and Human Resources

Requirments:


  1. Enrolled member of Navajo or Ute Mountain Indian. Certification of Tribal Membership is required

  2. High School Senior admitted to college

  3. Students currently attending or admitted to a four year college

  4. ACT score of 22 or better

  5. Must be registered as a full time student and show proof of full time student status prior to award payment with a minimum GPA of 3.0 on 4.0 scale

Contact:

BHP Coal New Mexico Human Resources Department

Attn: BHP Scholarship

P.O. Box 155

Fruitland, NM 87416

(505) 598-4200 or 598-4423/4243

(505) 598-4320 Fax

bhpnmscholarship@bhpbilliton.com


BLACKFEET TRIBAL EDUCATION GRANT

Deadline: March 1st

Amount: $3,000 per year

Requirements: Member of the Blackfeet Tribe, need-based. Must complete FAFSA

Contact:

Attn: Scholarship Office

P.O. Box 850

Browning, MT 59417

(406) 388-7539

http://www.blackfeetnation.com


BMW / SAE ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: December 1st

Amount: Four-year scholarship is $6,000 paid at the rate of $1,500 per year. One scholarship is awarded annually.

Field of Study: Engineering

Requirements: This program is open to all high school seniors who are U.S. citizens and who plan to obtain a degree in engineering. Applicants must have a 3.75 grade point average and rank in the 90th percentile in both mathematics and verbal on the ACT or SAT scores.

Contact:


BMW/SAE Engineering Scholarship

Society of Automotive Engineers

Attn: Engineering Scholarship Program

400 Commonwealth Drive

Warrendale, PA 15096-0001

(412) 776-4841



http://www.sae.org
BPW LOAN FUND FOR WOMEN IN ENGINEERING STUDIES

Type of Aid: Loan

Deadline: May 1st

Amount: Up to $5,000 per academic year

Requirements:


  1. Must be a US citizen.

  2. Must have written notice of acceptance for a course of study in engineering accredited by the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology.

  3. Must have academic and/or work experience records showing career motivation and the technical ability to complete course of study.

  4. Must be in their final two years of program.

  5. Must demonstrate financial need.

Contact:

BPW Foundation

Attn: Scholarships

2012 Massachusetts Ave., NW

Washington, DC 20036

(202) 293-1200 ext. 159



www.bpwusa.org
BROADCAST EDUCATION ASSOCIATION

Deadline: September 16th

Amount: Varies by scholarships; $1,250-$5,000

Request for information/ applicants only between August 15 and December 16.

Field of Study: Radio, broadcasting, and television

Requirements:



  1. Completed application

  2. Form #2 complete

  3. Form #3 complete

  4. 3 Letter of references

  5. College transcript

Contact:

Broadcast Education Association

1771 N Street NW

Washington, DC 20036-2891

888-380-7222

beainfo@beaweb.org

http://www.beaweb.org
Mail Application Materials to:

Dr. Peter B. Orlik, Scholarships

344 Moore Hall

Central Michigan University

Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859
BUNTING FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

Fellowships at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

Deadline: October 1st

Each year, the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study welcomes approximately sixty women and men from around the world to pursue advanced work in a wide range of disciplines. Radcliff fellows, whose appointments typically last one-year, are chosen during a rigorous selection process and are eligible for competitive stipends.

Contact: http://www.radcliffe.edu/fellowships/
BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS

Click on Scholarship info for a list of scholarship search websites and general information on applying for scholarships.

Contact: http://www.oiep.bia.edu
BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS (US DEPT OF INTERIOR

Higher Education Grant Program

The program provides supplemental grants to eligible Indian students seeking an undergraduate degree.

Deadline: Varies

Amount: Varies

Field of Study: Open

Requirements:



  1. Be a member of a federally recognized Indian tribe.

  2. Must be accepted for enrollment in a nationally accredited institution of higher education, which provides a course of study conferring Bachelor and Associates degree.

  3. Have financial need as determined by the eligible institution’s financial aid office. The Bureau of Indian Affairs / Office of Indian Education Programs provides grants to undergraduate students. These grants can be administered directly by the agency/ areas OIEP or by tribe.

  4. BIA application

  5. Letter of college acceptance

  6. Certified college financial aid package

  7. Good college standing status as a full time student

Contact:

Garry Martin

Bureau of Indian Affairs

Higher Education Grant Program

Office of Indian Education Programs

1849 C Street, NW MS 3530-MIB

Washington, DC 20240

(202) 208-3478 or 208-4871

(202) 219-9583 Fax

http://www.oiep.bia.edu
Special Higher Education Grant Program

The program provides funds to eligible Indian students to pursue a graduate degree.

Deadline: Varies

Amount: Varies

Field of Study: Open

Requirements:



  1. Is an enrolled member of a federally recognized Indian/Alaska Native tribe in the United States

  2. Pursue an Masters or Doctorate program full time.

  3. Be enrolled in an accredited graduate school in the United States.

Contact:

Norbert Hill

AIGC Executive Director

(505) 881-4584 or

Garry Martin at OIEP

(202) 208-3478



garrymartin@bia.gov
BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S FOUNDATION

Created by members of Business and Professional Women/USA in1956, the BPW Foundation promotes equity for working women nationwide through education, research, and training. The non-profit, non-partisan public foundation is Headquartered in Washington, DC.



Deadline: April 15th

Amount: $500 to $1,000, $2,000 for D to cover tuition, fees and school related expenses such as childcare and transportation.

Type of Aid: Scholarships

BPW CAREER ADVANCEMENT SCHOLARSHIP

Requirements: Must be a woman 25 years or older and must be studying Computer Science, Teacher Education, Paralegal Studies, Engineering, Science, or professional (JD, DDS, MD) degrees.



AVON PRODUCTS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

Requirements: Must be a woman 25 years or older and must be studying in a business related field such as management, business administration, marketing, sales, accounting, finance, and entrepreneurial education.



NEW YORK LIFE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FOR WOMEN IN THE HEALTH PROFESSIONS

Requirements: Must be a woman 25 years or older and must be studying in one of the healthcare fields at the undergraduate level.



WYETH-AYERST SCHOLARSHIP FOR WOMEN IN GRADUATE MEDICAL AND HEALTH BUSINESS PROGRAMS

Requirements: Must be a woman 25 years or older, must be studying in one of the following fields: biomedical engineering, biomedical research, medical technology, pharmaceutical marketing, public health and public health policy.


Requirements for A, B, C, D:

  1. Must be a US citizen.

  2. Must be graduating within 12 to 24 months from date of grant.

  3. Must be officially accepted into an accredited program or course of study at a US institution, including institutions in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

  4. Must demonstrate critical need for financial assistance (annual gross income for family of four: approximately $25,000, $30,000 for D.)

  5. Must have definite plans to use the desired training to improve chances for advancement, to train for a new career field, or to enter or re-enter the job market.

  6. Scholarship courses do not cover correspondence courses or non-degree programs.

  7. Comments: Applications are available only from October 1st to April 1st. These scholarships are awarded for full-time or part-time programs of study and may cover academic, vocational, or para-professional courses. To receive additional information, the interested individual must submit a business size, self-addressed, double-stamped envelope to the above address.

Contact:

BPW Foundation

Attn: Scholarships

2012 Massachusetts Ave., NW

Washington, DC 20036

(202) 293-1200, ext. 169



http://www.bpwusa.org
CALGON TAKE ME AWAY TO COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: February 28th

Amount: $1,000-$7,000

Field of Study: All fields of study

Requirements: Must be a U.S. Resident attending a 2-4 year U.S. College. High school seniors may also apply. GPA 3.0-4.0. You must follow link for official rules and requirements as well as to receive our fun questionnaire

Contact:


Calgon Scholarship c/o Maddenmedia

2730 E. Broadway Blvd., Suite 250

Tucson, AZ 85716

(520) 322-0895



www.takemeaway.com
CAROL SIMPSON SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: May 3rd

Amount: $1,000

Field of Study: Electronic Journalism

Requirements:


  1. Applicants must be a fully enrolled college sophomore, junior or senior whose career objective is electronic journalism.

  2. Applicants must have at least one full year of college remaining.

  3. To receive the full award, applicants must be officially enrolled in college and be in good standing.

  4. All scholarships are paid in semi-annual installments for one year of study.

  5. If you wish to apply for multiple scholarships, please include a complete application package for each scholarship to which you are applying.

Contact:

Carol Simpson Scholarship

Attn: Dani Browne

1000 Connecticut Ave., NW, Suite 615

Washington, DC 20036-5302

(202) 467-5218

http://www.rtnda.org
CATCHING THE DREAM

Catching the Dream’s objective is to recognize and reward outstanding student achievement. This supplemental award is intended to help American Indian students of any age, from any US tribe, within any State, striving to get an education. All awards are based on merit, academic achievement and ambition.

Deadline: Summer Session March 15th; Fall Session April 15th; Spring Session September 15th

Amount: $500-$5,000

Requirement:


  1. Financial Needs Analsis

  2. Copy of IRS 1040 Federal Tax Return

  3. Certificate of Indian Blood

  4. Copies of applications and responses for all other sources of funding

  5. An essay explaining your goals in life, college, plans, career plans, BE THOROUGH

  6. Three letters of recommendations

  7. Official Transcripts

  8. Copy of Standardized Tests Scores

  9. DD214 for (For Military Personnel Only)

  10. Copy of letter of admission from accredited college/university and degree program

  11. Photograph (2”x3”) of good quality for use in CTD newsletters and/or publications

Contact:

Lucille Kelley, Director of Recruitment

8200 Mountain Road NE Ste 203

Albuquerque, NM 87110

(505) 262-2351

(505) 262-0534 Fax



nscholarsh@aol.com

www.catchingthedream.org
CENTURY CABLE COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: January 15th

Amount: $1,000

Field of Study: All fields of study

Requirements: Entering freshmen with minimum 3.0 high school GPA, minimum PSAT of 90, minimum SAT of 900/ACT of 22. Performed at least 1 semester of community service.

Contact:


Century Cable Communications Corporation

50 Locust Avenue

New Canaan, CT 06840

(202) 972-2000


CENTURY CITY ALUMNAE

Deadline: April 15th

Amount: None specified

Field of Study: All fields of study

Requirements: A reputation as a person of good character, a commitment to serving others and/or the community, have demonstrated outstanding potential for academic success in their field of study. 3.0 GPA, graduate study towards an advanced degree

Contact:

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority

Scholarship Chairperson

P.O. Box 90956

Los Angeles, CA 90009

(213) 243-0594


CERTS SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: July 1st

Amount: $1,000

Field of Study: Open

Requirements: Indian High School graduates who are preparing to enter college may enroll in the Tribal Resource Institute in Business, Engineering, and Science (TRIBES) program, an intensive 7 week summer college level math, science, and Indian studies program. TRIBES graduates are eligible to receive these scholarships throughout their undergraduate and graduate education. Also, eligible are participants in the Council of Energy Resource Tribes (TRIBES) Summer Internship Program.

Contact:

Council of Energy Resource Tribes

Student Services Coordinator

1999 Broadway, Suite 2600

Denver, CO 80202-5726

(303) 297-7576

(303) 296-7584 Fax

http://www.certredearth.com


CHEROKEE NATION OF OKLAHOMA

Higher Education Grants Program

Deadline: June 17th

Amount: Up to $1,500

Field of Study: Open

Requirements: Must be member of Cherokee Nation, eligible for Pell grant and have a 2.0 minimum grade point average. Awarded to undergraduate students.

Contact:


Cherokee Nation Higher Education Grant

PO BOX 948

Tahlequah, OK 74465

(918) 456-0671


CHEYENNE-ARAPAHO TRIBES OF OKLAHOMA

Adult Education

Deadline: June 1st & November 1st

Amount: $400

Requirements: Enrolled member of the Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribe


Higher Education Scholarship

Deadline: June 1st & November 1st

Amount: $1,000

Requirements: Enrolled member of the Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribe

Contact:

Department of Education

P.O. Box 38

Concho, OK 73022

(405) 262-0345
CHICKSAW NATION EDUCATION FOUNDATION

Fifteen scholarships are available based on many different areas of study. Deadlines, amount, and requirements vary by scholarship.



Deadline: May 31st- -June 1st

Amount: $200 - $1,500 per semester

Field of Study: Open

Requirements: Awarded to Chicksaw Tribal Members with CDIB. Available to undergraduate and graduate students.

Contact:

Chicksaw Nation Education Foundation

P.O. Box 1726

Ad, OK 74821

(405) 421-9031

http://www.chickasaw.net
CHIPPEWA TRIBE GRANT, MINNESOTA

Deadline: June 1st

Amount: Up to $3,000

Requirements: Member of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe

Contact:

Minnesota Chippewa Tribe Education Division

P.O. Box 217

Cass Lake, MN 56633

(218) 335-8584

http://www.mnchippewatribe.org/education.htm
CHOCTAW NATION OF OKLAHOMA HIGHER EDUCATION GRANT

Deadline: Apply by January 1st - March 15th; notified by September 1st

Amount: $1,600 maximum for grant, $2,000 maximum for scholarship

Requirements:



  1. Enrolled member of the Choctaw Tribe

  2. Have Certificate documenting Indian Blood or tribal membership card

  3. Transcripts

  4. Financial eligibility

Contact:

Higher Education Department

Drawer 1210

Durant, OK 74702-1210

http://www.choctawnation.com
CHOCTAW TRIBE, MISSISSIPPI BAND

Deadline: Unknown

Amount: Unknown

Requirements: Write for more information.

Contact:

Choctaw Tribal Office

BIA Higher Education

Route 7, Box 21

Philadelphia, MS 39350

http://www.choctaw.org


CHRISTOPHERS

Video Contest For College Students

Deadline: June 11th

Amount: $1,000-$3,000

Field of Study: Broadcasting, Journalism, Film, Media

Requirements:


  1. Must submit a VHS tape no longer than 5 minutes that will be entered in contest to win a cash prize

Contact:

12 East 48th Street

New York, NY 10017

(212) 759-4050

(212) 838-5073 fax
youth@christophers.org

http://www.christophers.org/vidcon2k.html
CLEAR CHANNEL OUTDOOR FISETA BOWL QUEEN & COURT SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Deadline: August 18th

Amount: tuition scholarship, wardrobe

Field of Study: All fields of study

Requirements:


  1. Full-time, undergraduate, female student between 19-23 years of age

  2. Not yet married or have any children

  3. Involved in community

  4. Complete application

Contact:

Clear Channel Outdoor Fiesta Bowl Queen and Court

120 South Ash Ave.

Tempe, AZ 85281

(480) 736-4180 fax

http://www.tostitosfiestabowl.com/events/queen.html

Application: http://www.asu.edu/fa/scholarships/pdf/2004_Fiesta_Bowl_Queen_Court.pdf



COCA COLA SCHOLARSHIPS

Coca-Cola Scholar Foundation

Deadline: October 31st

Amount: $4,000- $20,000

Field of Study: Open

Requirements: Awards based on merit. Leadership, community involvement, academic achievement and extracurricular activities.

Four-Year Award For Seniors

Deadline: October 31st

Amount: Unknown

Field of Study: Open

Requirements: View website for details
Coca Cola Two-Year Scholarships

Deadline: May 31st

Amount:

Requirements:



  1. student must contact financial aid office to be nominated by the school

  2. must complete 100 hours of volunteer service

Contact:

Coca-Cola Two-Year Colleges Scholarship Program


P.O. Box 1615
Atlanta, GA 30301-1615
(800) 306-2653

https://www.coca-colascholars.org/


COLLEGESTEPS

Deadline: Unknown

Amount: 250 x $1,000

Field of Study: All fields of study

Requirements: All college-bound high school seniors, regardless of gender, ethnicity, geographical location, and academic interests, are eligible for the scholarships (freshmen through juniors can also sign up to receive postcards and will be eligible for scholarships in their senior year). Follow the link for complete rules and regulations, and to apply.

Other: Students' names are not sold to other entities, nor are participants required to have a previous relationship with Wells Fargo. Winners will be selected in random drawings. A judge whose determination is final will select winners.

Contact:

Wells Fargo Education Financial Services

1-800-658-3567 (6am - 10pm Central)

http://www.wellsfargo.com


COLLEGIATE INVENTORS COMPETITION

Deadline: June 1st

Amount: $15,000-$50,000

Field of Study: Math, Science, Engineering, Technology

Requirements:


  1. Enrolled full time

  2. Must submit an invention to be eligible for the contest

Contact:

The Collegiate Inventors Competition


c/o The National Inventors Hall of Fame
221 S. Broadway Street
Akron, Ohio 44308-1505

(330) 849-6887



rdepuy@invent.org

http://invent.org/collegiate


COLORADO RIVER INDIAN

Deadline: Unknown

Amount: Unknown

Requirements: Call ext. 271 or 272

Contact:

Higher Education

Rt. 1, Box 23-B

Parker, AZ 95344

(520) 669-9211
COMANCHE TRIBE OF OKLAHOMA

Deadline: June 1st, November 1st, April 21st,

Amount: Varies by scholarship

Requirements: Varies by scholarship. Contact for application materials.

Contact:

Education Director, Education Division

P.O. Box 908

Lawton, OK 73502



cneducation@tds.net

(580) 492-3743

(580) 492-4017
COMPUTER SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND MATHEMATICS SCHOLARSHIP (CSEMS)

The primary objective of the CSEMS Program is to provide educational opportunities in the form of scholarships and activities to low income, academically talented students designed to promote full time enrollment and degree achievement in higher education.

Deadline: Rolling

Amount: $1,250 per semester

Field of Study: Mathematics, Computer Science, Computer Technology, Engineering, or Engineering Technology

Requirements:



  1. Membership in Math-Science Honor Program (MSHP) recommended

  2. CSEMS Program Application

  3. Typewritten statement describing your educational / career interests and goals.

  4. Address your future educational and / or career plans

  5. One letter of recommendation from a faculty member in your major

  6. Official ASU transcript

  7. US Citizen

  8. Full time enrollment

  9. Sophomore or junior standing

  10. Minimum 3.0 GPA or scholarship will be dropped

Contact:

SUMS Institute

CSEMS Program Office

Box 871804

Tempe, AZ 85287-1804

(480) 965-1690



www.summs.la.asu.edu
CORNELL UNIVERSITY/ ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY

Mathematical and Theoretical Biology Institute for Undergraduate (MTBI)

Deadline: March 1st

Major: Mathematics or Biology

Award: $3,000 stipend, room, board, airfare

Program: MTBI is a summer research program covering mathematical subjects, as well as, GRE preparation. Locations change yearly. Summer 2004 will be in Los Alamos.

Requirements:



  1. At least a sophomore

  2. One year of calculus

  3. Minorities strongly recruited

Contact:

MTBI


Arizona State University
Department of Mathematics & Statistics
Box 871804
Tempe, AZ 85287-1804

mtbi@math.asu.edu.

http://math.asu.edu/~mtbi/
CREEK NATION OF OKLAHOMA

Several scholarships are offered with varying deadline, scholarship amounts, and requirements. Check website for specific details.

Deadline: June 1st

Amount: $1,000

Requirements: At least a 2.0 GPA

Contact:


Education Director, Higher Education

P.O. Box 580

Okmulgee, OK 74447

1-800-482-1979, ext. 7688 or

(918) 756-8700

cdavis@muscogeenation-nsn.gov 

http://www.muscogeenation-nsn.gov/highed.html


DALE E. FRIDELL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: October 15th

Amount: Unknown

Requirements:



  1. Must not already be receiving a full tuition waiver

  2. Must complete online application

Contact:

http://www.straightforwardmedia.com/scholarship_2004.html
DANIELS COLLEGE PREP SCHOLARSHIP

As part of the Daniels College Prep Program, students will learn about and apply for a variety of financial aid and scholarship opportunities. Students who remain in good standing with the Program will also be eligible to apply for financial assistance through the Daniels fund in the Spring semester of their senior year.

Full scholarships to any four-year accredited college or university in the United States.

Renewable grants of $1,500 per year to help with tuition and other expenses at any two or four-year institution in the US.

Contact:

http://www.danielsfund.org


Colorado Office

Carrie A. Besnette, Director

55 Madison Street, Ste 255

Denver, CO 80206

(303) 393-7220

Toll Free: 877-791-4726

(303) 393-7339 Fax

cbesnette@danielsfund.org or collegeprep@danielsfund.org
New Mexico Office

Natalie Sanchez, Coordinator

7850 Jefferson NE St 160

Albuquerque, NM 87109

(505) 821-2900

(505) 822-1710 Fax



nsanchez@danielsfund.org
Wyoming Office

Michelle Sullivan, State Director

Sheridan, WY

Toll Free: 877-791-4726


DAVID L. BOREN STUDY ABROAD SCHOLARSHIPS

Deadline: November 27th

Amount: Up to $8,000 per semester

Field of study: business, economics, history, political science, public policy, international affairs, sciences

and engineering preferred

Requirements:



  1. freshman through graduate school

Contact:

Office of National Scholarship Advisement

Irish Hall A 222

(480) 965-5894



janet.burke@asu.edu

www.iie.org/nsep -undergraduate

www.aed.org/nsep -graduate
DAVID AND DOVETTA WILSON SCHOLARSHIP FUND

DDWSF awards nine scholarships to deserving high school seniors from across our nation. They are selected without regard to race, creed or gender. Community service, academic excellence and financial need are the requirements to apply for one of the nine scholarships.



Deadline: March 31st

Amount: $1,000 maximum

Requirements:


  1. High School Senior

  2. Active participant in community or religious activities

  3. Demonstrate financial need

  4. Copy of High School Transcript (through Junior Year)

  5. Three letters of recommendation with application

  6. Photo

  7. $20.00 Application Fee

Contact:

The David and Dovetta Wilson Scholarship Fund


115-67 237th Street
Elmont, New York 11003-3926
1-800-759-7512

http://www.wilsonfund.org


DAVIS-PUTTER SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Deadline: April 1st

Amount: up to $6,000

Requirements:



  1. Full-time undergraduate or graduate student

  2. Involved in the Progressive movement. For example; works for movement for economic justice, struggle against racism, sexism or homophobia.

  3. transcripts, a personal statement, two letters of recommendation, a photograph, and financial aid reports

Contact:

Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund


Post Office Box 7307
New York, NY 10116-7307
davisputter@hotmail.com
DISCOVER CARD

Tribute Award Scholarships

Deadline: January 9th

Amount: $2,500- $25,000

Field of Study: Open

Requirements:


  1. High school juniors may apply

  2. GPA 2.75 or higher

  3. Must fill out application describing their past accomplishments and future goals

Contact:

American Association of School Administrators


801 N Quincy Street Suite 700

Arlington, VA 22203-1730


(703) 528-0700

http://www.aasa.org/Discover.htm


EC HALLBECK MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Deadline: Received by March 15th prior to graduation and must be postmarked no later than March 1st.

Amount: $1,000 per year

Requirements:



  1. Must be a son or daughter of an active or deceased member of the American Postal Workers Union

  2. Must be a senior attending high school

  3. Must take the Sat or ACT no later than Dec or Jan

  4. Must plan to attend an accredited college

  5. Applications for a scholarship must be made on an official application form or a photocopy of the official application.

  6. All application and attachments must be submitted in one envelope.

Contact:

Juliette Cobb

Chairperson, Hallbeck Scholarship Committee

1300 L Street NW

Washington, DC 20005

(202) 842-4268

http://www.apwu.org
ED BRADLEY SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: May




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