Arab American Scholarships

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First 10 Arab American scholarships:
Cyberbully Prevention for Teens Scholarship
 
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
Walk In Showers Digital Marketing Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
February 28, 2017
Open to students who are enrolled in an undergraduate or a graduate program. The applicant should be passionate about digital marketing or interior design. Any major is accepted.
Contact:
Walk In Showers 3725 Lakewood Drive New York, NY 07662 walkinshowers.org/scholarship.html
Midwest Federation of American Syrian/Lebanese Club Scholarships
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
10-20
Deadline:
March
Must be member or someone in the family must be a member of the club. Contact for additional eligibility details.
Associated Food and Petroleum Dealers (AFPD) of Michigan Minority Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1500
Awards:
23
Deadline:
March
Academic scholarships are open to high school seniors, college freshmen, sophomores or juniors who meet the following one of the following criteria: A student employed by an AFPD member company for at least six months as of January 1. And/or a student whose parent is a full or part-time employee of an AFPD members company for at least one year as of January 1. An AFPD member customer and their children. Minority scholarships are available to high school seniors, college freshmen, sophomores or juniors who belong to one of the following ethnic/minority groups: African-American, Hispanic, Asian, Native American, or Arab/Chaldean American. Special rules:-Only one scholarship will be awarded per AFPD member company.-At least 10 Merit, 10 Minority Merit and 3 Financial Need Merit Scholarships will be awarded, with at least 3 awarded to member customers.-Applicants are eligible to win and receive a scholarship a maximum of two times.-Preferential consideration is given to applicants with an AFPD membership affiliation, although membership is not required.
Contact:
AFPD Scholarship Program International Scholarship & Tuition Services P. O. Box 23737, Nashville, TN 37202-3737 Fax: (615) 320-3151 aim.applyists.net/AFPD info@applyists.com
The Carl Brandon Kindred Award
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March
Award is given to any work of speculative fiction dealing with issues of race and ethnicity; nominees may be of any racial or ethnic group. Works must be speculative fiction (science fiction, fantasy, horror, magical realism, etc.) and published in English. The works must have been published in 2016. Works translated into English are eligible if the English version was published in 2016. When considering works to nominate, keep in mind that by speculative fiction, we mean science fiction, fantasy, horror, magical realism, or any works that incorporate elements of these and related genres. Works do not have to be marketed as science fiction to be eligible for these awards. We welcome graphic novels for consideration.
Farella Braun Martel Diversity Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
$5000
Awards:
5
Deadline:
Mar 01
Open to current first-year law students (full-time or part-time) who are students of color, members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community, disabled or those whose background and/or experience will contribute to the diversity of the legal profession. Must currently attend one of the following colleges or universities: University of California-Berkley School of Law, University of California-Davis School of Law (King Hall), University of California-Hasting College of the Law, Golden Gate University-School of Law, Santa Clara University-School of Law, Stanford Law School or the University of San Francisco-School of Law.
Contact:
Jennifer Peneyra Recruiting & Diversity Manager, Farella Braun Martel LLP 235 Montgomery Street San Francisco, CA 94104 Email: jpeneyra@fbm.com, Direct Dial: 415.954.4749, Fax: 415.982.7431 Url: www.fbm.com/diversity/
Helen Abbott Community Service Awards
 
Amount:
$500-$1000
Awards:
3
Deadline:
March 1st
Open to high school and undergraduate students who are U.S. citizens or legal residents of Arab decent. Strong commitment to community service. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Two letters of recommendation, resume and 500 word essay.
Contact:
The Helen Abbott Community Service Awards Arab American Institute Foundation Maya Berry, Executive Director 1600 K Street, NW Suite 601 Washington, DC 20006 (202) 429-9210 Fax (202) 429-9214 aaif@aaiusa.org www.aaiusa.org
National Press Club Persina Scholarship for Diversity in Journalism
 
Amount:
$2000 $500 book stipend, renewable up to to $2500 for 3 additional years
Awards:
1
Deadline:
Mar 01
Open to graduating high school seniors planning to pursue a career in journalism and who will contribute to the diversity of U.S. journalism. Applicants MUST provide the following information in TRIPLICATE (3 copies of all requested information). All information must be included in ONE PACKAGE, INCLUDING RECOMMENDATIONS - newspaper articles MUST be reduced to 8 by 11 sheets ONLY. FAILURE TO INCLUDE ALL INFORMATION IN TRIPLICATE, INCLUDING MULTIMEDIA FORMATS, WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION. * No more than five (5) work samples demonstrating an ongoing interest in journalism through work on a high school newspaper or other media. These may be print articles (reduced to 8 by 11 size), or multimedia stories on a CD or DVD (three copies of all media). * A 500-word essay explaining how s/he would add diversity to US journalism. * Three letters of recommendations from persons who are not members of your family (MUST BE INCLUDED IN THE SAME PACKAGE). * A copy of your high school transcript (MUST BE MAILED IN THE SAME PACKAGE ALONG WITH ALL OTHER INFORMATION). * A completed signed copy of the Financial Aid Form (FAFSA) that you submitted. * A letter of acceptance from the college/university of your choice or some documentation indicating where you have applied. * A brief description of how you have pursued journalism in high school. The student may discuss financial need or any special circumstances that would assist the Scholarship Committee in selecting a nominee.
Contact:
The National Press Club 529 14th St. NW, 13th Floor - Washington, DC 20045 202-662-7500 Url: www.press.org/about/scholarships/diversity
ASC Fellowship for Ethnic Minorities
 
Amount:
$6000
Awards:
3
Deadline:
Mar 01
The fellowships are designed to encourage students of color, especially those from ethnic minority groups underrepresented in the field, including but not limited to, Asians, Blacks, Indigenous peoples, and Hispanics, to enter the field of criminology and criminal justice. Applicants need not be members of the American Society of Criminology. Individuals studying criminology or criminal justice issues are encouraged to apply. The recipients of the fellowships must be accepted into a program of doctoral studies.
Contact:
American Society of Criminology 1314 Kinnear Road, Suite 212 Columbus, Ohio 43212-1156 Phone: (614) 292-9207 Fax: (614) 292-6767 Website: www.acs 41.com Contact Person: Geoff Ward 949-824-4695 (Ph) gward@uci.edu
The Russell J. Ebeid 62 ACCESS Scholarship for Arab American Students
 
Amount:
$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 1
Must be of Arab-American heritage. U.S. Citizen. Two letters of recommendation. Student must attend and meet eligibility criteria at Kettering University. Must provide career goals and list of high school and community service activities.
Contact:
ACCESS 2651 Saulino Ct. Dearborn, MI 48120 Phone: (313) 842-7010 Fax: (313) 842-5150 Website: www.accesscommunity.org