Science Scholarships

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First 10 Science scholarships:
Rambus Innovator of the Future Scholarship
 
Amount:
Up to $10,000 (paid over four years, must meet renewal requirements)
Awards:
Up to 2
Deadline:
Jan 28
Established in 2004, the Rambus "Innovator of the Future" Scholarship seeks to broaden the educational opportunities of students who, by virtue of their academic and extracurricular achievement, demonstrate a passion for science and technology that extends beyond the classroom. The winners must possess strong leadership and communication skills and the desire to positively impact society through innovation in science and technology. Eligibility * Graduating students from high schools located in either Mountain View or Los Altos * Student must be planning to attend a four year college/university * Minimum 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) for grades 10-12
Contact:
Visit www.rambus.com/scholarship for more information and an application
Toshiba ExploraVision Awards
 
Amount:
First Prize (4 teams): U.S. EE Savings Bond worth $10,000* at maturity for each student Second Prize (4 teams): U.S. EE Savings Bond worth $5,000* at maturity for each student National Finalists (8 teams): An expense-paid trip to Washington, DC in June for ExploraVision Awards Weekend for each national winning student and his/her parents/guardians Regional Winners (24 teams): A Toshiba Camileo%u2122 Camcorder for each student and an awards ceremony for each regional winning team at its school where the team will receive a winner's banner, plaque and other gifts Honorable Mention (500 teams): A unique prize and certificate for each student All Participants: A certificate of participation, gift and a special discount on Toshiba computer products for every student whose team submits a complete project
Awards:
Several
Deadline:
January 31
All projects must meet the following requirements: All entrants must be United States or Canadian citizens or legal residents, living within the United States, U.S. Territories or Canada and enrolled full-time in a public, private or home school Students must be no older than 21 years of age National Science Teachers Association employees, NSTA board members, ExploraVision judges and their respective families are not eligible to enter the competition Any project that has won at ExploraVision's regional and/or national levels may not be re-submitted in future years Any project previously awarded a prize in another competition may not be submitted Any student who was selected as a regional or national finalist in theExploraVision can only compete in subsequent years with a new team i.e., with students who have not previously been selected as ExploraVision regional or national finalists.
Contact:
Website: www.exploravision.org Phone: 1-800-EXPLOR-9
Fleming Scholar Program
 
Amount:
8 week paid intensive hands-on biomedical research experience
Awards:
varies
Deadline:
Feb 01
The Fleming Scholar Program was founded in 1956 as a way to give Oklahoma's high school and college students biomedical research experience. An Oklahoma resident at the time of high school graduation. At least 16 years of age. Classified as a high school senior or college freshman, sophomore or junior at the time of application. A United States citizen or permanent resident or have unrestricted employment authorization in accordance with applicable Immigration and Naturalization Service regulations (example: J-2 with Employment Authorization Document). Applicants with an H-4 visa are not eligible to apply. Willing and able to commit to the program's entire eight-week time frame, which begins the first Sunday or Monday following Memorial Day. Scholars are selected based on aptitude and interest in science and math, academic standing, as well as essays and recommendation letters written as part of the application process.
Contact:
Fleming Scholar Program, OMRF, 825 NE 13th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73104 If you have questions while completing your application, contact Courtney Stevens 405.271.7434, 800.522.0211 or courtney-stevens@omrf.org
SOARS Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science Internship
 
Amount:
10-week summer program at NCAR in Boulder, Colorado, with competitive wages, travel assistance to and from home, and paid housing and local transportation
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 1
SOARS encourages applications from individuals who are members of a group that is historically under-represented in the atmospheric and related sciences, including students who are Black or African American, American Indian or Alaska Native, and Hispanic or Latino, female, first generation college students, and students with disabilities. SOARS welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students; students who have experienced, and worked to overcome, educational or economic disadvantage and/or have personal or family circumstances that may complicate their continued progress in research careers. A successful candidate should have completed the equivalent of two years of college. Have at least one semester of college remaining after the initial summer program. Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Have a major in atmospheric science or a related field such as the geosciences, biology, chemistry, computer science, earth science, engineering, environmental science, mathematics, meteorology, oceanography, physics, or social science; plan to pursue a career in atmospheric or a related science. Have U.S.-citizen or permanent-resident status.
Contact:
SOARS UCAR P. O. Box 3000 Boulder, CO 80307 Phone: 303-497-8622 Fax: 303-497-8629 Website: SOARS@UCAR.edu
AMS Freshman Undergraduate Scholarship
 
Amount:
$2500 x 2 years
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 6
The American Meteorological Society is pleased to announce the AMS Freshman Undergraduate Scholarship program, open to all high school students and designed to encourage study in the atmospheric and related sciences. Serving as a unique example of various sectors of our field joining together to support young, talented minds, the scholarships are being sponsored by partners in industry, as well as through named scholarships either established by an AMS member or in memory of someone. The sponsors of these scholarships have all recognized the importance in encouraging young people to enter into the atmospheric and related sciences and thus have made generous contributions in support of the 2015 AMS Freshman Undergraduate Scholarship Program. AMS encourages applications from women, minorities, and disabled students who are traditionally underrepresented in the atmospheric and related oceanic sciences. Candidates must be U.S. citizens or hold permanent resident status and must be pursuing a degree at a U.S. institution.
Contact:
AMS Attn: Freshman Scholarship Program 45 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02108 Contact: Donna Fernandez, (617) 227-2426 ext. 246 www.ametsoc.org
AMS/Industry Minority Scholarship
 
Amount:
$3000 per year x 2 years
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 6
Open to minority students who have been traditionally underrepresented in the sciences, especially Hispanic, Native American, and Black/African American students. Applicant must be entering his or her freshman undergraduate year in the fall of 2015 to be eligible to apply. Must be U.S. citizen and attend an educational institution within the U.S..
Contact:
American Meteorological Society 45 Beacon Street Boston, MA 02108-3693 DC Office: 1120 G Street, NW, Suite 800 Washington DC, 20005-3826 amsinfo@ametsoc.org Phone: 617-227-2425 Fax: 617-742-8718 Contact Person: Donna Fernandez (617) 227-2426 ext. 246
AMS Undergraduate Named Scholarship
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 7
Applicants must be entering their final year of undergraduate study in the fall of 2014 and provide evidence of acceptance as a full-time student at an accredited U.S. institution at the time of the award. Applicants must be pursuing a degree in the atmospheric or related sciences. Applicants must have a minimum grade point average of 3.25 on a 4.0-point scale. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or hold permanent resident status. No age restriction exists.
Contact:
AMS Scholarship Program 45 Beacon Street Boston, MA 02108 Contact: Donna Fernandez, Development and Student Program Manager, 617-227-2426 ext. 246, dFernandez@ametsoc.org Website: www.ametsoc.org
DuPont Challenge Science Essay Competition
 
Amount:
1st place - $5000 U.S. Savings Bond and expense paid trip to Kennedy Space Center and Walt Disney World with one parent. 2nd Place - $3000 U.S. Savings Bond and expense paid trip to Kennedy Space Center and Walt Disney World with one parent. 3rd place - $2000 U.S. Savings Bond and expense paid trip to Kennedy Space Center and Walt Disney World with one parent. Honorable Mentions - $200 U.S. Savings Bond. Winners will be in Junior Division (grades 7-9) and Senior Division (grades 10-12).
Awards:
Several
Deadline:
February 10
Essay contest is open to students grades 7 though 12 who are currently attending public, private, or home schools in the United States, Canada, or their territories and students enrolled in Department of Defense schools (grades 7 though 12).Previous winners may apply. Students must be graduating in application year. Students write essay (1000 words maximum) on a science topic of interest.
Contact:
The Du Pont Challenge Du Pont Office of Education P. O. Box 80357 Wilmington, DE 19880-0030 E-mail: TheChallenge@usa.dupont.com URL: thechallenge.dupont.com/
AMS Industry Minority Graduate Fellowships
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Feb 11
AMS encourages applications from women, minorities, and disabled students who are traditionally underrepresented in the atmospheric and related oceanic sciences. Applicants must be entering their first year of graduate school in the fall of award year and provide evidence of acceptance as a full-time student at an accredited U.S. institution at the time of the award. Applicants must be pursuing a degree in the atmospheric or related sciences. Applicants must have a minimum grade point average of 3.25 on a 4.0-point scale. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or hold permanent resident status. No age restriction exists.
Contact:
AMS Scholarship Program 45 Beacon Street Boston, MA 02108 Contact: Donna Fernandez, Development and Student Program Manager, 617-227-2426 ext. 246, dFernandez@ametsoc.org
Proton OnSite Scholarship Program New!
 
Amount:
$100,000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
February 13
A U.S. citizen. High school senior currently enrolled in a U.S. high school. Completed Proton OnSite Scholarship application.
Contact:
Proton OnSite Scholarship Program 10 Technology Drive Wallingford, CT 06492 203-678-2000 scholarshipinfo@protononsite.com