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First 10 scholarships:
Finnegan Henderson Diversity Scholarship
 
Amount:
$15,000 and a paid summer position in one of the firm's domestic locations
Awards:
1
Deadline:
January 25th
Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in an ABA-accredited law school in the JD class of 2018 ( for 2016 application), must meet Finnegan's hiring criteria (a degree in life sciences/chemistry, engineering, or computer science, or substantial prior trademark experience), and must contribute to enhancing diversity. We define diversity broadly. Successful applicants have included members of racial, ethnic, disabled, and sexual orientation groups that have been historically underrepresented in the legal profession.
Contact:
Completed applications should be submitted to: Finnegan Diversity Scholarship c/o Laurie Taylor, Recruitment Manager Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, L.L.P. 901 New York Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20001-4413 Or emailed to: diversityscholarship@finnegan.com www.finnegan.com/careers/summerprogram/overview/
Lilly Reintegration Scholarship
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
January 29
To qualify applicants must: Be diagnosed with bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, schizophreiform disorder, or schizoaffective disorder; Be currently receiving medical treatment for the disease, including medications and psychiatric follow-up; Be actively involved in rehabilitative or reintegration efforts, such as clubhouse membership, part-time work, volunteer efforts or school enrollment; Be a U.S. citizen and plan to attend a school in the United States; Be of the age of 18 years or older.
Contact:
Baer Reintegration Scholarship st P.O. Box #259 Lafayette Hill, PA 19444 www.reintegration.com/scholarship-program/
The Villers Fellowship for Health Care Justice
 
Amount:
During their year-long tenure, Villers Fellows will work on a variety of health care justice issues and develop an understanding of the federal legislation and regulatory process. They will also be exposed to different advocacy strategies, including producing analytic reports, disseminating effective messages through the media, successful coalition building, and e-advocacy techniques.
Awards:
1 per year
Deadline:
January 29
Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States. Preference given to applicants who have a college degree or plan to receive a degree by August 2016. Candidates from all academic backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Candidates applying for the Villers Fellowship must demonstrate a commitment to social and health care justice advocacy following their year of hands-on experience as a fellow. In addition, in order to further the development of future leaders, Villers Fellows must commit to mentoring at least one person at some point over the course of their careers.
Contact:
Families USA 1201 New York Avenue NW Suite 1100 Washington, DC 20005 Phone: 202-628-3030 Fax: 202-347-2417 E-mail: villersfellowship@familiesusa.org Url: familiesusa.org/about-us/careers/villers-fellowship
Stop the Hate Essay Contest
 
Amount:
Up to $40,000
Awards:
7
Deadline:
January 29 (grades 6-10) March 3 (grades 11-12)
What can you do to help put an end to discrimination, intolerance and indifference in your community? These questions are at the core of the Stop the Hate: Youth Speak Out, an annual Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage essay contest that encourages social responsibility while fostering an appreciation for people of differing religions, races, cultures and socioeconomic backgrounds. The contest is open to all Northeast Ohio grade 6-12 students in Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Medina, Portage and Summit counties. Students can attend a public, private, religious, home, online or charter school.
Milken Scholars Program
 
Amount:
$2000 per year
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
January 29
With the help of college advisors at high schools in the Greater Los Angeles area and New York City, the Milken Scholars Program identifies outstanding students who will graduate by June of 2016. These students are nominated for the Program based on the following criteria: Minimum grade point average of 3.6 (unweighted) or 90% in all academic high school subject areas; Minimum composite SAT I Reasoning score of 1850 with results submitted for Critical Reading, Math, and Writing, or a minimum ACT score of 28 (This score may be a combination from multiple sittings); Active participation in community service activities; A record of leadership; Financial or Other Obstacles; Admission to a four-year college or university prior to final selection; and United States Citizenship or Permanent Residency. Students nominated by their college advisers to participate in the Program must complete a rigorous selection process that includes completion of a five-page application, as well as submission of letters of recommendation, high school transcripts and a financial aid profile. Finalists are then selected and invited to interview. Milken Scholars are eligible to receive a range of resources that includes: An annual monetary recognition award of $2,000 for each of their four years of college; Ongoing academic and career-related counseling; Assistance with career-related experiences through internships and shadowing opportunities; and A graduate fund, which assists students as they prepare for the world of work or graduate school. Milken Scholars must commit to attend all annual program activities (expenses paid), including a three-day Summit, and maintain a 3.0 grade point average throughout their undergraduate college careers. Scholars are also encouraged to participate in community service activities in their home and/or school community.
Contact:
Milken Scholars Program 1250 Fourth Street, 4th Floor Santa Monica, CA 90401 Phone: (800) 654-5675 Fax: (310) 570-4751 Website: www.milkenscholars.org E-mail: milkenscholars@mff.org
New York Women in Communication Foundation Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
Up to $10,000
Awards:
19-20
Deadline:
January 30
Open to undergraduate and graduate students majoring in a communications-related field such as advertising, broadcasting, marketing, communications, journalism, new media, and public relations. Only students from (permanent resident of) New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania or Connecticut may apply. Students are eligible even if they attend a school outside these states, as long as their home address is located in one of them. Applicants must have a minimum 3.2 GPA.
Contact:
New York Women in Communications, Inc. 355 Lexington Ave., 15th Fl, New York, NY 10017-6603 T 212-297-2133 F 212-370-9047 Website: www.nywici.org/foundation/scholarships Contact: Meridith Taylor 212-297-2133
Colorado Council Volunteerism and Community Service Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1500
Awards:
14
Deadline:
January 30
Open to graduating high school seniors. Must be U.S. Citizen or permanent resident. Must be resident of Colorado for the last two years of high school. Minimum 2.5 G.P.A.. Applicant must be enrolled in a Colorado Council member institution within 6 months after high school graduation. Demonstrate community service/volunteerism.
Contact:
ATTN: Mark Thompson, CCHS/CR Scholarship Committee P.O. Box 1498, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147 (970) 264-2231 ext. 226 mthompson@pagosa.k12.co.us Website: www.coloradocouncil.org
SoundOut Social Media Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
2
Deadline:
January 30
This scholarship is open to high school seniors, college undergraduate and graduate-level students. The competition is open to students of all majors attending a college, university, technical or trade school located in the United States or Canada. Students must be a United States or Canadian citizen or hold a current student visa.
Contact:
SoundOut 3446 Winder Hwy Ste M 360 Flowery Branch, Georgia 30542 General E-mail: support@soundout.net Contact Person: Mark Runyon E-mail: mr@soundout.net Phone: 844-768-6368 Website: www.soundout.net
Arthur Anderson Scholarship Program for Minorities
 
Amount:
$2500-$4000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
January 30
Open to African-American, Hispanic or Native-American accounting majors. Applicant must display excellence in academics, leadership, work experience, and participation in community activities.
Contact:
Must request information: Tel: (312) 507-3402 33 West Monroe St. Chicago, IL 60603 Fax: (312) 507-6748
PFLAG Phoenix Chapter/Boots and Ray Reed Scholarship
 
Amount:
$2000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
January 31
Must be a self-identified lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT ) student, or a straight ally (i.e., a heterosexual student who demonstrates outstanding direct support to the LGBT community). Must be planning to enroll, or currently enrolled, in a degree program at an accredited post-secondary educational institution. Must be a resident of the state of Arizona at the time of scholarship application. Must submit a completed PFLAG Phoenix Scholarship Application Form along with required supporting materials by the official application submission deadline stated herein. May be a previous PFLAG Phoenix scholarship award recipient.
Contact:
You can write us at PFLAG Phoenix, 2942 N. 24th St., Suite 114-310, Phoenix, AZ 85016 (this is a mailing address only %u2014 we do not have an office where someone can visit). Call our helpline at (602) 843-1404 (all contacts are kept confidential) %u2014 just leave a message with a call-back phone number (and instructions, if needed), and we'll return your call. Send us a message at info@pflagphoenix.org (all contacts are kept confidential). www.pflagphoenix.org