Science Scholarships

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First 10 Science scholarships:
Ferrous Metallurgy Education Today Initiative (FeMET) Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
$5,000
Awards:
10
Deadline:
December 31
Applicant must be enrolled full-time in a metallurgy or materials science program at an accredited North American university in 2014%u20132015. Applicant must be entering year three or four of a four-year engineering degree program in the fall of 2014. Applicant should have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. Applicant should have a demonstrated interest in the iron and steel industry. Applicant must be eligible for employment during the summer of 2014 at a steel company in the country (US, Canda, Mexico) he/she is in school. Satisfying the employment criteria in the appropriate country is the responsibility of the applicant. Applicants unable to accept the summer internship will not be considered. Applicant must commit to a paid summer internship (2014) at a North American steel company to be eligible for this scholarship. Applicant must receive a satisfactory performance review from the steel company (summer 2014), and maintain a 2.5 or higher GPA (spring 2014), to remain eligible for this scholarship.
Contact:
Completed applications, including all required documents, should be submitted electronically by 31 December 2013 to Lori Wharrey. Scholarships awardees will be announced 15 February 2014 for the 2014%u20132015 academic year. Questions about the scholarship and/or application process should be directed to Lori Wharrey at 1.724.814.3044
Motorola/IEEE Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology Society Graduate Fellowship for Research
 
Amount:
$21,100 per year
Awards:
unspecified
Deadline:
Contact
Must have completed a minimum of four years of college plus one year of graduate study in a recognized scientific or engineering curriculum; must be enrolled full-time in a graduate curriculum leading to a Ph.D., with electronic packaging as a major field of interest.
Contact:
IEEE Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology Society 445 Hoes Lane, PO Box 1331 Piscataway, NJ 08855-1331 USA Phone: 1 732 562 5529 Fax: 1 732 981 1769 Email: m.tickman@ieee.org Website: www.ieee.org
Intel Science Talent Award
 
Amount:
$7500-$305,000
Awards:
40
Deadline:
Contact
The Intel STS encourages talented U.S. high school seniors to pursue independent research in science, math, engineering, and medicine. 1. (a) Any student who is enrolled in and attending their last year of secondary school (public, private, or parochial) in the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam, Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Wake and Midway Islands, or the Marianas; or (b) Any United States citizen enrolled in their senior or 12th grade of secondary school attending: (i) a Department of Defense Dependents School or an accredited overseas American or International School; or (ii) a foreign school as an exchange student; or (iii) a foreign school because his/her parent(s) are temporarily working and living abroad. 2. Entrants must be completing the high school courses required for college applications and must not have entered any previous STS. Check with a counselor to verify; have them complete Part IV. 3. Sons and daughters of Society for Science
The National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
 
Amount:
a three-year annual stipend of $32,000 along with a $12,000 cost of education allowance for tuition and fees (paid to the institution), opportunities for international research and professional development, and the freedom to conduct their own research at any accredited U.S. institution of graduate education they choose.
Awards:
2000
Deadline:
Contact
U.S. citizens, nationals, or permanent resident aliens at or near the beginning of research-based graduate studies in relevant science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines are eligible to apply
Contact:
Graduate Research Fellowship Operations Center, telephone: 866-NSF-GRFP, 866-673-4737 (toll-free from the US and Canada) or 202-331-3542 (international). email: help@nsfgrfp.org Website: www.nsfgrfp.org
San Mateo County Science Fair Scholarship
 
Amount:
Up to $1000
Awards:
Up to 15
Deadline:
Contact
The San Mateo County Science Fair Scholarship Fund was established in 1997 to support college scholarships for qualified students who participate in the San Mateo County Science Fair. Eligibility Current 11th and 12th grade students participating in the San Mateo County Science Fair.
Contact:
Christine Joy at cjoy@smcoe.k12.ca.us
Performance Scholarships of Sonoma Valley
 
Amount:
Up to $1800
Awards:
10
Deadline:
Contact
The Vadasz Performance Scholarship Fund was established by the Vadasz Family Fund. Scholarship awards are decided based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities and a statement of the applicants aspirations, goals and financial need. Applicants can apply in their senior year of high school or freshman year in college. Actual monetary awards are based on academic performance in college, university or accredited vocational school and paid at the end of the semester or quarter. This scholarship is renewable for a total of four years. Eligibility To be eligible, students must be residents of Sonoma County, CA, have a minimum G.P.A of 3.3 and be a high school senior or college freshman. Students must be enrolling/enrolled in a college/university to pursue a degree in math, science, engineering or a related field.
Contact:
John Brady at john@warehouse-sonoma.com or at 707.938.8151.
Minority Access to Research Careers (MARC) Program
 
Amount:
Full Tuition
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Contact
The Minority Access to Research Careers (MARC) program is a special research training activity of the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS). The program goals are: To increase the number, and capabilities, of scientists from underrepresented minority groups who are engaged in biomedical research. All student award recipients must be U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents ('green card' holders) of the U.S., and must reside within the U.S. or U.S. territories and, during the tenure of the scholarship, must be full time students. Applicants must be science majors in the field of Biology, Microbiology, Chemistry, Psychology (BS), Mathematics or Physics. Applicants must be close to at least junior status with minimum GPA of 3.0. The scholarships are awarded only to Junior and Senior students. Failure to maintain a 3.0 GPA may result in a student being terminated from the program.
Contact:
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology 9650 Rockville Pike Bethesda, MD 20814 p.301.634.7000 / 800.43.FASEB f. 301.634.7001 e. info@faseb.org
Davidson Fellows Scholarship
 
Amount:
$10,000, $25,000 and $50,000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
The 2014 deadline has passed. Please check back for 2015 deadline.
The Davidson Fellows Scholarship awards $50,000, $25,000 and $10,000 scholarships to extraordinary young people, 18 and under, who have completed a significant piece of work. Application categories are Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Literature, Music, Philosophy and Outside the Box. Davidson Fellows are honored every year in Washington, D.C. with Congressional meetings and a special reception. To be eligible for the Davidson Fellows scholarship, an applicant must: Be 18 or younger as of Oct. 1. Be a U.S. citizen residing in the United States, or a Permanent Resident of the United States residing in the United States, or be stationed overseas due to active U.S. military duty. Have completed a significant piece of work in one of the submission categories. Be able to demonstrate that the work is his or her own creation. Be able to attend, with at least one parent or guardian, the awards reception in Washington, D.C. (Note: Travel and lodging expenses will be paid by the Institute.)
Contact:
Davidson Institute for Talent Development 9665 Gateway Drive, Suite B Reno, NV 89521 Phone: (775) 852-3483 ext. 435 Fax: (775) 852-2184E-mail: info@davidsongifted.org URL: www.davidsongifted.org/fellows/
AFCEA Science Teaching Tools Grant
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Contact
Upon graduation and having secured a teaching position in a STEM-related field at a U.S. middle or secondary school, STEM Teacher Scholarship recipients are eligible to receive a Science Teaching Tool grant each year for 3 years on the condition he or she remains teaching a STEM subject. In addition, $1,000 Grants are provided to AFCEA Chapters for the purpose of selecting K-12 STEM teachers (or international equivalents) to purchase items that would augment STEM activities in classrooms such as lab supplies, hardware, software, SMART boards, projectors or other equipment. Grants can also be used to fund extra-curricular activities sponsored by STEM teachers such as robotics or math clubs and FIRST competitions. Some Chapters award multiple grants with additional funds they raise locally. The grants are supported in part by generous contributions from Booz Allen Hamilton.
Contact:
Apply through a participating AFCEA Chapter or for general questions on eligibility, please contact Doreen Jakubcak at: djakubcak@mindspring.com
Sunburst Foundation Scholarships
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Early February
Scholarships available for minority students in Palm Beach and Martin Counties who are pursuing a post-secondary degree in the physical sciences. sciences. The physical sciences are defined as all engineering majors, computer sciences, chemistry, physics, biology, botany, mathematics, oceanography, geology, pre-dental, pre-medical, pre-veterinary, nursing, astronomy, ecological sciences, pharmacy, or zoological studies. Applicants must be current high school seniors and must demonstrate financial need. The Foundation focuses primarily on providing scholarships to assist African-American students. While other minority students may apply, preference will be given to African-American applicants in the award of scholarships. All applicants must be United States citizens or must show proof of immigration status that allows them to study in the United States. Each Applicant's academic record and test scores must demonstrate the ability to perform at the college level consistent with minimum academic standards. The procedures for applying for a Sunburst scholarship depend on the high school that the applicant attend.
Contact:
Sunburst-Foundation 2285 Potomac Raod Boca Raton, FL 33431 (561) 995-7755 E-mail: sunfound@bellsouth.net Website: www.sunburst-foundation.org