Science Scholarships

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First 10 Science scholarships:
Doctor on Demand Scholarship
 
Amount:
$5000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
July 31
The Doctor On Demand scholarship is available to any student enrolled in a pre-med or health-related field-of-study at an accredited college or university for the fall of 2015. This includes current, and recently graduated high-school students who will be attending their first semester fall 2015.
Meyerhoff Scholars Program
 
Amount:
$5000-$22,000 per year x 4 years
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
October 15 (Nomination Deadline) December 1 (Application Deadline)
Open to all high-achieving high school seniors who have an interest in pursuing doctoral study in the sciences or engineering, and who are interested in the advancement of minorities in the sciences and related fields. Students must be nominated for the program and are most typically nominated by their high school administrators, guidance counselors, and teachers. Prospective students cannot have received lower than a B in any high school science or math course, and many applicants have completed a year or more of calculus. Preference is given to those who have taken advanced placement courses in math and science, have research experience, and have strong references from science or math instructors. In recent years, a strong preference has been given to those students interested in the Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. (over the M.D.). Students must meet all eligibility requirements: * Minimum of 600 on the Math component of the SAT * Cumulative High School GPA of a 3.0 or above * Aspire to obtain a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. in Math, Science, Computer Science, or Engineering * Display commitment to community service * Must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States
Contact:
University of Maryland, Baltimore County 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250 Phone: 410-455-1000 or 410-455-3139 E-mail: mgoodwyn@umbc.edu Url: www.umbc.edu/meyerhoff/benefits_eligibility.html
The William Gary Allen Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1500
Awards:
1
Deadline:
October 31
The career you're preparing for in college may take you places you've never imagined. But have you imagined the kind of place you'd like to call home in the future? Tell us about your vision of the "Home of the Future" in an essay and you may be eligible to be awarded a $1,500 scholarship. Essay topics may include but are not limited to green/sustainable building methods and technology, accessibility, community amenities, common spaces and other features that you believe will appeal to homeowners and renters in the future. Applicant must be enrolled in an accredited university or college in the United States. Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA at the time of entry submission. Must have full-time student status. Must be a United States citizen or permanent resident. Must be majoring in or focusing on architecture, civil engineering, city planning, environmental services or related fields.
Texas Garden Club Scholarship
 
Amount:
1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Nov 01
Must be Texas residents who are college-level juniors or above. The applicant must have at least a 3.25 GPA and be majoring in a field of horticulture. The fields of horticulture included are floriculture, landscape design, horticulture, botany, biology, plant pathology, forestry, agronomy, environmental concerns, city floriculture planning, land management and other allied subjects.
Harriett G. Jenkins Pre-doctoral Fellowship Program (JPFP)
 
Amount:
Tuition/Stipend Support: $8500 Tuition Offset Annual Stipend $22,000 Ph.D. Fellows, $16,000 Masters Fellows * Center-based Research Experience: $7000 stipend for 10 week research experience * Professional Development Annual Symposium Leadership Development Training * Cohort Collaborative Community Networking Peer-to-Peer Mentoring o Alumni Advocacy
Awards:
20
Deadline:
November 9
Open to U.S. citizens, including residents of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and other U.S. territories. Note: Permanent residents and non-US citizens are ineligible for the JPFP.Eligible Institutions: Accredited, U.S. Institution (i.e., Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Hispanic-Serving Institutions, Tribal Colleges and Universities, Majority Institutions, and Other Minority Serving Institutions). Minimum 3.00 on a 4.00 grading scale * Must be a member of an underrepresented group, which includes women, ethnic minorities and persons with disabilities majoring in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline. Note: Detailed ethnicity definitions are posted on FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS on the UNCFSP Registration System. * Must either be within the first 3 years of a graduate program at an accredited, U.S. university OR be in the process of applying to an accredited STEM graduate program. Note: Persons who have advanced to doctoral candidacy are in-eligible.Non-Degree or special status students who are enrolled in masters or doctoral level courses are ineligible. * Cannot participate in any other federally-funded fellowship or scholarship program. * Fellows are required to be enrolled as a full-time student. Although the fellowship is not renewable during the three-year period, the availability of support for subsequent years is 1) subject to availability of funds and 2) contingent upon certification to NASA by the fellows institution that the fellow is making satisfactory academic progress toward an advanced degree
Contact:
UNCF Special Programs, Corporation Attn: Harriett G. Jenkins Predoctoral 6402 Arlington Blvd., Suite 600 Falls Church, VA (703) 205-7625 sheryl.karpowicz@uncfsp.org uncfsp.org/jpfp
Anchor QEA Scholarship
 
Amount:
$500-$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
November 16
Open to full-time graduate students or individuals accepted to an United States graduate school. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Majoring in: fisheries; environmental sciences; planning/land use; landscape architecture; or coastal, geotechnical or environmental engineering (any of which has an aquatic/waterfront emphasis).
JASC - NIELSEN Scholarship
 
Amount:
$2,000
Awards:
2
Deadline:
November 20
ELIGIBILITY In order to be eligible to receive a 2015 Nielsen S.T.E.M. $2,000.00 scholarship from JASC, applicants must meet each of the following requirements: 1) Applicant must be either a high school senior or currently enrolled as a student in a college or university; 2) Area of college study must be in either science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM); 3) High school applicant's family must have a current JASC Family membership; college applicant must have his/her own current Student or Individual membership (http://www.jasc-chicago.org/become-a-member); 4) Applicant need not be of Japanese ancestry and need not be a citizen of the United States; 5) Applicant must be a resident of the State of Illinois for at least one year prior to graduation or be a graduate from an accredited Illinois high school; 6) Applicant must submit a written Application based on the Criteria listed below along with a current transcript from his/her college/university; 7) Awards to high school students are contingent upon applicant providing JASC with a notice of acceptance by an accredited school of advanced learning; 8) Past JASC scholarship recipients are not eligible to apply. REQUIRED MATERIALS 1. Official transcripts from high school or college 2. Summary of extracurricular activities: Detailed account of participation and length of time the applicant has been involved in extracurricular activities, leadership positions or opportunities, and accomplishments. 3. Summary of community service: Detailed account of participation and length of time the applicant has been involved in service to the Asian American community. 4. One page essay on one of the topics listed below (choose one) Topic A: How is JASC relevant to your life? Topic B: How has JASC contributed to your sense of self or personal growth? 5. Teacher/Professor letter of reference: Letter from a teacher or professor at applicant's current school of study that can attest to their academic drive and pursuit of excellence. 6. Japanese American community participation letter of reference: Letter from an adult familiar with the applicant's service and participation in the Japanese American community. CRITERIA The following criteria will be used in evaluating scholarship applications Service to and participation in JASC and other Japanese American community events, programs, and projects. While grades are not always indicative of ability, good grades or steady improvement of grades over the course of high school suggest student takes his/her education seriously. Grades will be considered as a measure of student's academic interest and merit. Student's coursework and course levels will also be reviewed as an indication of interests and motivation. Extracurricular activities are an important part of growing up and toward that end will be considered in evaluating an applicant. Considerations will include the level or degree of applicant's participation, length of time applicant has been involved in the activity, leadership positions or opportunities, and significant accomplishments in the activity, etc. DEADLINE: Please submit application and transcript by 5:00 PM, Friday, November 20, 2015, to: Mail: JASC Attn: Nielsen Scholarship Committee 4427 North Clark Street Chicago, Illinois 60640 Email: rmartinez@jasc-chicago.org Incomplete applications or those delivered after November 20th will not be considered. All decisions made by the Scholarship Committee are final and all applicants will be notified by December 15th. For a complete copy of this information, please visit: www.jasc-chicago.org/community-services/for-everyone/scholarships
Contact:
Japanese American Service Committee (JASC) 4427 N Clark Chicago IL 60640 Contact Person: Ruth Martinez, Community Outreach Coordinator E-mail: martinez.lrm19@gmail.com Phone: 773-275-0097 Url: www.jasc-chicago.org
The Women Divers Hall of Fame Scholarships and Training Grants
 
Amount:
Up to $2000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
November 23
Scholarships are offered in conservation, marine biology, underwater archaeology, and journalism, graphic arts, or photography. They are intended to support tuition and fees, independent research, and/or an internship program at an accredited university.Training grants provide funding for scuba training and, for some awards, scuba equipment. Funds are paid directly to the training facility and/or the equipment vendor upon WDHOF's receipt of an invoice.
Contact:
WDHOF, Inc. 2753 Broadway, Box 206 New York, NY 10025 General information: information@wdhof.org Scholarship information: scholarships@wdhof.org Member nomination information: nominations@wdhof.org Website: www.wdhof.org
AHBAI Fred Luster, Sr. Education Foundation Scholarship
 
Amount:
$250
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
November 30
College bound high school seniors majoring in Chemistry, Business or Engineering may apply. Students must be enrolled as a college freshman in a four-year college for the 2015-2016 year. A minimum 3.0 grade point average (4.0 scale) is required. Under any grade point system, the student must be a B student. Scholarships will be awarded based on financial need.
Contact:
For more information on the American Health and Beauty Aids Institute (AHBAI) or the Proud Lady, please contact AHBAI headquarters at: PO Box 19510 Chicago, Illinois 60619-0510 708-633-6328 PHONE 708-633-6329 FAX E-MAIL: ahbai1@sbcglobal.net
Palantir Scholarship for Women in Technology
 
Amount:
$1500-$10,000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
December
Students must be currently enrolled as a full time student at an accredited 4-year university in the United States. Must be studying Computer Science or related area of study (e.g. Symbolic Systems or Applied Math, or a Computer Science minor along with a Science or Engineering major area of study). Students must have a GPA of 3.5/4.0 or 4.5/5.0 or higher in their area of study. Both Undergraduate and Graduate students may apply. Students must remain an active, full-time student during the academic year that the scholarship is awarded. Applicants must be women. Must be eligible to work in the United States.
Contact:
Palantir Technologies HQ 100 Hamilton Ave. Suite 300 Palo Alto, California 94301 (650) 815-0200 E-mail: bd-inquiries@palantir.com Website: www.palantir.com