Arab American Scholarships

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First 10 Arab American scholarships:
Western Union Family Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
$1000-$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
October 19
The purpose of this scholarship is to help 2 members of a family move up on the economic ladder by providing education assistance and/or training. To qualify, applicants must be at least 18 years old and one of the applicants must be born outside the United States. Both applicants must be currently residing in the United States. Scholarships may be used for tuition for college/university education, language acquisition classes, technical/skill training, and/or financial literacy. Scholarships will only be made to nonprofit accredited higher education institutions and nonprofit training/educational providers. Application must include educational providers for primary and secondary award recipients (must be 2 family members). Western Union employees, Western Union Agents and dependents are not eligible to apply for these scholarships. The following criteria will be used to review applications: * Families that have overcome barriers to pursue their educational goals * Families that are involved in their communities * Personal educational goals * Plans to attain goals * Plans for utilizing the scholarship.
Contact:
Institute of International Education 1400 K St. NW, Suite 700 Washington, DC 20005 Tel: (202)326-7861 Fax: (202)326-7696 Email: wufoundation@iie.org Url: foundation.westernunion.com/education_programs.html
Arab-American Womens Business Council Scholarships
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
4-5
Deadline:
October 23
Must have at least one parent of Middle Eastern descent. Must be graduate, undergraduate or high school senior who plans to attend an accredited Michigan college or university in the 2015/2016 academic school year. Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident and reside in the State of Michigan. Minimum 3.0 GPA for high school seniors and undergraduate students, minimum 3.5 GPA for graduate students. Must commit to 6 hours of community service for AAWBC annual events. Must provide 1 page essay describing career goals and interest in Arab American Culture.
Contact:
Contact Person: Najwa Abouhassan AAWBC Head Office 22952 Outer Drive Dearborn, MI 48124 Website: www.aawbc.org
Arab American Cultural and Community Center Houston Scholarship
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
October 31
Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident, and of Arabic origins. Must pledge to volunteer a minimum of 10 hours at the cultural center during the semester the scholarship is awarded. Applicants may be new college students , Current Community College or University students. Students should have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher. Preference will be given to students who attend a college or university that is located in the Greater Houston area, although this i s not a requirement, and plan to complete their associate's or bachelor's degree within a timely manner.
Contact:
The Arab - American Cultural & Community Center 10555 Stancliff Road Houston, TX 770 99 Attn: Scholarship Program Website: www.nnaac.org
CIPE Youth Essay Contest
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
3
Deadline:
November 18
Essay Contest. Open to students and young professionals ages 18-30.
Contact:
CIPE Center for International Private Enterprise 1155 15th Street, NW Suite 700 Washington, D. C. 20005 Telephone: 202-721-9200 Fax: 202-721-9250 cipe@cipe.org Website: www.cipe.org
Fund for Thought New!
 
Amount:
$2,000
Awards:
48
Deadline:
November 30
You are eligible to apply for a scholarship with FundforThought.com if you are enrolled at least part-time, and attending university in either the United States, UK, and U.S.and British Virgin Islands. These criteria apply to international and graduate students as well.
Girls Who Illustrate Awesomeness New!
 
Amount:
$750
Awards:
2
Deadline:
December 01
Applicants must be young women of color who are currently enrolled or who will begin college/university in the spring semester of 2017. Have a minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent)
Contact:
Next Day Animations 111 S. Calvert Street Baltimore, MD 21202 E-mail: info@nextdayanimations.com Url: www.nextdayanimations.com/scholarship/
Sunbelt Rentals Minority Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
Minimum $2000
Awards:
4
Deadline:
December 7th
Meet ONE or more of the following criteria: a. Female b. Member of a minority group (African-American, Asian, Hispanic, Native American, Native Alaskan and other Ethnic or Immigrant Groups) c. Currently or formerly active in the US Military d. Disabled as defined by the Americans with Disabilities act Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and have demonstrated leadership and good character. Minimum 3.0 GPA.
Contact:
Big South Conference ATTN: Sunbelt Rentals Scholarship 7233 Pineville-Matthews Road, Suite 100 Charlotte, North Carolina 28226 Website: www.sunbeltrentals.com
Hooked To Books Scholarship New!
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
December 22
- Participant: all current and future college students who are 15 years old or older from worldwide; - Language of the essay: English (in academic or non-academic style); - Format: Word Doc or PDF; - Submission: Email to scholarships@hookedtobooks.com with the subject line of "Scholarship Application" and the following information in the body of the submission email: full name, contact address, phone number, where the participant are currently attending or planning to attend school, whether it will be ok if the essay is published at our blog; - Only one (1) submission per student is allowed.
Contact:
Hooked to Books 109 Morgan Street Logan West Virginia 25601 E-mail: michelle@hookedtobooks.com Url: https://www.hookedtobooks.com/scholarship/
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.
Contact:
P.O. Box 2156 Long Island City, NY 11102 (347) 924-9674 (917) 591-2177 info@amln.org If you have any questions or concerns about higher education, or if you need assistance with your own applications, feel free to make an appointment with our Education Coordinator, who can be reached at: fernando@amln.org 347-924-9674
Al Muammar Scholarships for Journalism
 
Amount:
$5000
Awards:
4
Deadline:
The scholarship has been suspended, please check back for future opportunities and awards.
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