Arab American Scholarships

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First 10 Arab American scholarships:
American Mideast Leadership Network (AMLN) Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000-$3000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Contact
Be of Arab heritage Be a U.S. Citizen or a legal permanent resident with permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 (not expired). Be a high school senior or undergraduate/graduate student enrolled full-time in a degree-seeking program at an accredited U.S. college or university in the Tri state area (New York, New Jersey and Connecticut). Undergraduate and Graduate students applying must have earned at least 12 credits at a U.S. accredited college or university. Have and maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale (or 4.00 on a 5.00 scale). Be active in their local Arab American community. %u2217 To receive this award, recipients of this scholarship are required to organize a campus wide event each semester.
Contact:
AMLN Mailing Address: P. O. Box 2156 Long Island City, NY 11102 Phone: (347) 924-9674 Fax (917) 591-2177 E- Mail: info@amln.org Url: amln.org/home/scholarship-opportunities/
Al Muammar Scholarships for Journalism
 
Amount:
5000
Awards:
4
Deadline:
The Al-Muammar Scholarship has been suspended for the 2012-2013 school year. Please check back for information on the 2013-2014 award
Open to Arab-American college students majoring in journalism. Also, open to college seniors admitted to a graduate degree program in journalism.
Contact:
Valerie Smith Scholarship Administrator 1600 K Street NW Suite 600 Washington, DC 20006 Phone: 202-429-9210 Fax: 202-429-9214 or e-mail: usmith@aaiusa.org Website: www.aaiusa.org
WPNJ Arab American Scholarships
 
Amount:
$3000
Awards:
4
Deadline:
Contact
Four $3,000 scholarships funded by private donations are to be awarded to incoming freshmen and transfer students and continuing WPNJ students, with preference given to students of Arab descent, promoting higher education as a catalyst for positive social and economic change. The scholarships will provide support for undergraduate students with financial need and encourage these students to become leaders in their disciplines and contribute to their community. Applicants are required to submit the online application (currently closed) indicating their commitment to the enhancement of their community and to their development as leaders in their disciplines and contribute to the social and intellectual development of their community. The Arab American Scholarships are renewable for up to four years (eight consecutive semesters) for freshman or two years (four consecutive semesters) for transfers and continuing WPUNJ students, given the student maintains full-time status (minimum of 12 credit hours), a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 or higher and file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) annually. Academic performance is reviewed at the conclusion of each semester and students who do not satisfy the criteria for the renewal of their scholarship award are notified in writing.
Contact:
William Paterson University 300 Pompton Road Wayne, New Jersey 07470 973-720-2000 For more information, contact Mr. Anthony Leckey, Senior Associate Director for Undergraduate Admissions at leckeya@wpunj.edu or 973-720-2900 Url: www.wpunj.edu/admissions/undergraduate/scholarships/scholarshipsfound.dot
The Fredrikson and Byron Foundation Minority Scholarship
 
Amount:
$15,000
Awards:
2
Deadline:
TBA Fall 2014
Open to first-year law students from diverse backgrounds.
Contact:
Greta Larson Email : glarson@fredlaw.com Fredrikson and Byron, P. A. 200 South Sixth Street Suite 4000 Minneapolis, MN 55402-1425 Url: www.fredlaw.com/minority_scholarship
The Arab Star Scholarships
 
Amount:
$3,000 per year and work training at The Arab Star
Awards:
2
Deadline:
Contact
The Arab Star, a Dallas based Arab and Muslim newspaper with an estimated readership of 50,000, is offering two annual scholarships to high school or college students who will major in Journalism. Each scholarship will be worth $3,000 per year and it includes work training at The Arab Star.
Contact:
Mr. Aziz Shihab 811 South Central Expressway, Suite 411 Richardson, TX 75080 (214) 348-1681 fax: (214) 348-1310 staraziz@aol.com
The Amal Project Scholarship Fund
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Contact
Founded in February 2013, The Amal Project is a Chicago initiative meant to help inspire young Palestinian-Americans to further their education by providing community scholarships.
Contact:
The Amal Project Scholarship Coordinators: Shirien Damra, Sami Kishawi www.facebook.com/TheAmalProject/info
ISNA Dr. Abdulmunim A. Shakir Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
20
Deadline:
Contact
Open to Muslim Americans who are entering freshman year in college. Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA or higher. Any major/field of study. Selection criteria is based on leadership and volunteer experience and academic achievement.
Contact:
Nida Saleem ISNA Scholarship Program Phone: (317) 204-0930 Fax: (317) 839-1840 scholarship@isna.net Website: www.isna.net
California Bar Foundation Diversity Scholarships
 
Amount:
Up to $7500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Please check back in March of 2015 for the 2015 Application.
Open to first-year law students who have enrolled into a law school in the state of California. Must be a minority which historically has been underrepresented in the legal profession. Demonstrate financial need. Commitment to community. Leadership potential. Two letters of recommendation. If enrolling in online law school, students must be California residents.
Contact:
Diversity Scholarship Program California Bar Foundation 180 Howard Street San Francisco, CA 94105 Fax: (415) 856-0788 For additional information, please contact Natalia Merluzzi at (415) 856-0780 or scholarships@calbarfoundation.org Website: www.californiabarfoundation.org
Vermont Teacher Diversity Scholarship
 
Amount:
Up to $12,000 in loan forgiveness
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Contact. No available information for 2014.
Applicants will be evaluated on the basis of: * Racial/ethnic diversity * Leadership qualities * Experience working with children * Understanding of diversity and issues related to power and privilege in the United States * Employment history (where applicable) * Educational history * Commitment to teaching in Vermont * Academic potential
Contact:
Vermont Teacher Diversity Scholarship Program 150 Colchester Avenue Burlington, VT 05401 (802) 540-1021 office (802) 864-8501 fax URL: vtdsp.org/application-selection/selection-criteria/
Cooley Diversity Fellowship Program
 
Amount:
Up to $30,000 and a paid summer associate position
Awards:
Unspecified
Deadline:
Check back in August 2014 regarding the 2015 Summer Program.
Open to all law students who: Are enrolled full-time in an ABA-accredited law school with an anticipated graduation date of 2015 at the time of application Demonstrate a commitment to promoting diversity Can participate in and complete Cooley's 2013 Summer Associate Program and Will not be the recipient of a diversity award from another law firm paid between January 1, 2013 and August 31, 2013
Contact:
Septina Mc Donnell Attorney Recruiting Manager Cooley LLP 4401 Eastgate Mall San Diego, CA 92121-1909 E-mail: diversityfellowship@cooley.com