Hispanic Scholarships

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First 10 Hispanic scholarships:
UVU IME BECAS Scholarships
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
November 4
The Institute for Mexicans Abroad (IME) in an effort to raise the higher education levels of the Mexican population living in the United States selected Utah Valley University as a higher education institution in the United States to receive the IME-BECAS Scholarship Grant. Must be U.S Citizen or Legal Permanent Resident. Registered at UVU as a full-time student (12 credit hours) and have significant financial need.
Contact:
Utah Valley University's Latino Initiative Desk 800 West University Parkway (WB 146H) Orem, Utah 801-863-7357
Rita Torres / Bibliotecas Para La Gente Scholarship
 
Amount:
$2000
Awards:
2
Deadline:
November 15
Established in 1975, Bibliotecas Para La Gente (BPLG) advocates for and provides library services to the Spanish speaking and Latino communities of Northern California. BPLG has established a $2000 scholarship for a new or a continuing SLIS student who has demonstrated an interest in furthering the goals of BPLG in providing library service to the Spanish-speaking and Latino communities. The candidate must provide evidence of cultural competency in the Latino community. Candidate can document cultural awareness through job and/or community experience in the essay or through reference letters. OR The candidate must provide evidence of Spanish language proficiency. Candidate can document language proficiency through job and/or community experience in the essay or through reference letters.
Contact:
Send application materials to: Janice Garcia, Joyce Ellington Library, 491 East Empire, San Jose, CA 95112. For more information, send email to Janice Garcia e-mail: janice.garcia@sjlibrary.org
World Communion National Scholarship
 
Amount:
$250-$12,500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Nov 30
The World Communion Scholarship Program supports students from Global Ministries mission partner institutions in their advanced studies (master's or doctoral) preparing them for leadership involvement in church and society and for their future work with communities in need. The program seeks to support students whose study focus will directly relate to mission and to the following priority areas of emphasis: elimination of poverty, expansion of global health, leadership development, or congregational development. The program supports students from outside the U.S. (World Communion International Scholarship) or from racial/ethnic minorities from within the U.S. (World Communion National Scholarship). To be eligible for a World Communion National Scholarship, you must be: * a member of a racial or ethnic minority; * admitted to or have applied to a graduate-level study program in an institution of higher education; * able to demonstrate evidence of financial need. * High priority is given to members of The United Methodist Church. PLEASE NOTE ' The following are not eligible to apply: * Global Ministries' staff, directors, mission personnel, * UMC bishops (active or retired), and * family members of any of the above.
Contact:
Scholarship/Leadership Development Office 475 Riverside Drive, Room #333 New York, NY 10115 Phone: 212-870-3787 Fax: 212-870-3932 Email: scholars@umcmission.org
NIDA Women & Sex/Gender Junior Investigator Travel Awards
 
Amount:
Minimum $750 travel award
Awards:
27-30
Deadline:
December
* Graduate and medical students, post-doctoral students, medical residents, and investigators who are no more than five years past the doctoral degree or residency are eligible. * Applicant MUST be first author on the CPDD abstract. * Minority investigators and male investigators are especially encouraged to apply. * Priority may be given to those who have not previously received this award or held an R01. * Federal employees are ineligible.
Contact:
Dr. Cora Lee Wetherington - telephone 301-435-1319; wetherington@nih.gov, or Dr. Samia Noursi - telephone 301-594-5622; snoursi@mail.nih.gov
The Morgan Stanley MBA Fellowship Program New!
 
Amount:
financial support plus summer associate position
Awards:
Unspecified
Deadline:
December
The Morgan Stanley MBA Fellowship program is a competitive graduate scholarship program to provide outstanding Women, Black, Hispanic, Native American and LGBT MBA students with a financial award for exceptional academic achievement and a Summer Associate internship between the first and second year of business school.
Contact:
Morgan Stanley 1585 Broadway New York, NY 10036 Website: www.morganstanley.com
ASHRAE Region VIII Scholarship
 
Amount:
3000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
Dec 01
Open to qualified engineering students enrolled full-time in an ABET-accredited program. Minimum 3.0 GPA required. Award available to U.S. citizens.Must study in Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma or Mexico. Must be studying one of the following: Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics; Engineering/Technology. High school students not considered.
Contact:
Lois Benedict Scholarship Administrator ASHRAE, Inc. 1791 Tullie Circle, NE Atlanta, GA 30329 Phone: 404-636-8400 Fax: 404-321-5478 lbenedict@ashrae.org Website: www.ashrae.org
Oklahoma Academic All-State Scholarship
 
Amount:
1000
Awards:
100
Deadline:
Dec 03
Must meet one of the following standards: * Composite ACT Score of at least 30 (on a National Testing Day) * Combined SAT Critical Reading and Math Score of at least 1340 (on a National Testing Day) * National Merit Scholarship Program Semi-Finalist * National Achievement Scholarship Program Semi-Finalist * National Hispanic Scholar Awards Program Semi-Finalist Students must be nominated by their superintendent or principal.
Contact:
Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence 120 N Robinson Ave #1420-W Oklahoma City, OK 73102 Phone: (405) 236-0006 Website: www.ofe.org
Hispanic Theological Initiative (HTI)
 
Amount:
$13,000 at Doctoral Level, $16,000 at the dissertation level
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Dec 07
Academically in good standing and interested in pursuing an academic doctoral degree in either: religion, theology or sociology of religion. Must be committed to serving in the Latino faith communities in the U.S., Canada, or Puerto Rico.
Contact:
Hispanic Theological Initiative (HTI) 1703 Clifton Road, Suite F-2 Atlanta, GA 30329-4044 E-mail: hti@ptsem.edu
Young Latinas Leadership Institute (YLLI) Scholarships
 
Amount:
$4000 ($1000 x 4 years)
Awards:
5
Deadline:
Dec 09
Applicants should be Latinas who are graduating high school seniors and will be entering a CUNY 4-year university as a freshman student. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Minimum high school GPA of 3.0.. 4 year commitment to participate in program while attending CUNY University and to attend 3 annual workshops. Community participation.
Contact:
Shirley Rodriguez Remeneski President 75 Maiden Lane, Suite 606 New York, NY 10038 Telephone: 212-239-1430 Facsimile: 212-239-1431 onehundredhw@aol.com www.100hispanicwomen.org
National Urban Fellow Program (NUF)
 
Amount:
Fellows receive a $25,000 stipend, health insurance, a book allowance, relocation and travel reimbursement, and full payment of tuition, in addition to their ongoing personal and professional development.
Awards:
40-50
Deadline:
Dec 10
National Urban Fellows is a competitive program in which students earn an MPA from the School of Public Affairs through a combination of mentorships and on-campus study. Through its leadership development program, National Urban Fellows has successfully prepared over 1,000 mid-career people of color and women for leadership and management positions in government and nonprofit sectors. Fellows are exposed to a unique combination of academic training and hands-on experience in a nine-month mentorship with a prominent public official, administrator or manager. Program Design: National Urban Fellows is a rigorous 14-month, full-time graduate program comprised of a full time academic curriculum and a nine-month mentorship, leading to a Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree from Baruch College/ City University of New York. An MPA degree is awarded to Fellows upon completion of all academic and program requirements.
Contact:
National Urban Fellow Program (NUF) Street: 102 West 38th Street, Ste. 700 Zip: 10018 City: New York, NY E-mail: 2012intent@nuf.org Website: http://www.NU F.org