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First 10 Arab American scholarships:

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.
Amount:
Up to $1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
January 31
To recognize, support and encourage the young people who have demonstrated a commitment to advancing the cause of positive race relations. Must be currently enrolled in grades 9 through 12 and have been actively involved in a volunteer activity in the past 12 months that has had a significant impact on race relations in his or her school or community.
Contact:
The Princeton Prize in Race Relations Alumni Princeton University P. O. Box 291 Princeton, NJ 08542-0291 Phone: 800-742-1036 URL: www.princeton.edu/pprize
Amount:
$3000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
February 1st
Rachel Corrie, a lifelong Olympia resident, Evergreen student and community activist, was killed by an Israeli military-operated bulldozer in Rafah, Gaza, on March 16, 2003, while defending the home of a Palestinian family against unlawful demolition. This scholarship is for students dedicated to gaining a better understanding of peace and justice efforts around the world. A focus on the Middle East is valued, but it is not required to be considered for this scholarship. Applicants must show how they will use their studies to explore and promote human rights and social justice through community activism, scholarly analysis and/or political advocacy. Areas of interest may include: peace, social justice and conflict resolution studies; international relations; Arab culture and Arabic language; US policy in the Middle East.
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
February 1
Must be a full time undergraduate or graduate student at University of Central Florida majoring in engineering or computer science. Applicant may be a first time enrolled or currently enrolled student. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Must be of Palestinian, Lebanese, Arab-American, or other Arab descent or origin. Must submit a 500 word essay explaining his/her future goals.
Amount:
$10,000
Awards:
5
Deadline:
February 1
For entering freshmen in college. Applicant must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher, be majoring in areas but not limited to medical technology, oil and energy, computer science, journalism, or business administration, and be an American citizen or permanent resident. Applicants must write an essay on their personal view toward the most significant challenge or accomplishment of Muslims in America and its value to their life.
Amount:
Full tuition and fees, monthly stipend, summer internship after first year.
Awards:
Several
Deadline:
February 9
Open to undergraduates enrolled full-time at four-year universities only. Must be pursuing studies in computer science or related disciplines such as such as electrical engineering, math, or physics and must also demonstrate interest in computer science. Minimum 3.0 GPA required. Four scholarships available: General Scholarships, Women's Scholarships, Underrepresented Minority Scholarships, and Scholarships for Students with Disabilities.
Contact:
Microsoft Scholarship Program, Microsoft Corporation, One Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA 98052-8303, https://careers.microsoft.com/students/scholarships
Amount:
$500-$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 14
Open to high school seniors who are of Muslim faith, with a minimum 3.5 GPA, weighted or unweighted and who plan to attend a post-secondary institution may apply for this scholarship. Must attend high school in the Clark County, Nevada School District.
Contact:
The Public Education Foundation Scholarship Office 3360 West Sahara Avenue, Suite 160 Las Vegas, NV 89102 Phone: 702-799-1042 Fax: 702-799-5247 Website: www.ccpef.org Url: https://thepef.academicworks.com/opportunities/4618
Amount:
$1500
Awards:
2
Deadline:
February 14
The Muslim Women's Alliance Scholarship is in honor of Aisha (RA), the greatest of women scholars. The purpose of this scholarship is to empower women, and to allow them to become self sufficient. 1. Female, High School graduate, entering into a two year or four year college 2. Female, currently enrolled in a two year or four year college 3. Female, entering into, or currently enrolled in a trade school. Eligible Students: 1. Muslim Female; must be at the age of 17 years or older, as of March 1, 2016 2. Must be a U.S. Citizen or a Permanent Resident of the United States, and a resident of Illinois. 3. Must be pursuing an Associate's degree, a first Bachelor's degree, or pursuing technical or vocational training at an accredited school. *Students who are graduating with a bachelor's degree in 2016, and/or those who will be pursuing a graduate degree are ineligible. 4. To be eligible to apply, the annual household income must not exceed the maximum for the household size.
Contact:
Email: info@mwachicago.org Phone: 312 -298-9MWA Address: P.O. Box 3354 Oakbrook, IL 60522 Website: www.mwachicago.com
Amount:
$2000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Feb 15
Open to students of color. U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Graduating Madison-area high school seniors with the exception of Miss Annie Mae McClain scholarship candidates who may be older or continuing students.
Contact:
Mail completed application to: Scholarship Review Committee, Women In Focus, Inc., P.O. Box 44013, Madison, WI 53744. Address questions to: Ms. Treater Prestine treaterprestine@hotmail.com Subject line: WIF Scholarship questions
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
February 28
Applicant must write an article of 600-1000 words on the topic "Why is it important to stop cyberbullying?" Open to students who are U.S. citizens/ currently attending or planning to attend an U.S. college or university for undergraduate or graduate studies/ high school, college or graduate students or a students planning to enter college.
Contact:
Parentinn 214 Black Stallion Road Ford, Ky 40320 Url: www.parentinn.com/scholarship E-mail: contact@parentinn.com