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Amount:
$1000-$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Apr 30
This scholarship is specifically tailor for student in the fields of Theology, Philosophy, Religious studies and/or an emphasis in Cultural Studies, Environmental Studies or Social Justice. * Applicants must be of Central American or other Latino ethnicity * Applicants must demonstrate financial need * Applicants must possess a minimum 2.5 GPA * Applicants must demonstrate a history of community involvement * Applicants must be either: a) graduating High School seniors b) current undergraduate, graduate and professional students c) community college students (must be AB540) * Low income students must reside and study in the San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles Area (Specifically South Central Los Angeles, Pico Union, East Los Angeles) and San Fernando Valley * Applicants must be willing to give back to the community by becoming a mentor to a high school student or completing the equivalent of 52 community service hours assigned by SALEF The Scholarships are open to all qualifying students regardless of immigration status. SALEF promotes giving back to our communities, thus scholarship recipients are expected to complete community service hours and receipt of the scholarship award is dependent on completion of their pledge.
Contact:
Guillermo Giron, Scholarship Program Coordinator Phone: (213) 480-1052 E-mail: ggiron@salef.org
Amount:
$1000-$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Apr 30
Applicant must be pursuing a health-related field only. Be of Central American or other Latino ethnicity. Must demonstrate proven financial need. Must possess a minimum 2.5 GPA. Must demonstrate a history of community involvement. Must be either: a) Graduating High School senior b) Current undergraduate, graduate, MPH, MD or Dentistry School c) Community college student d) Vocational/Trade school student. Applicant must reside in the following areas: a) Los Angeles Area (Specifically Pico-Union, South Los Angeles, or surrounding areas).
Contact:
Guillermo Giron, Scholarship Program Coordinator Phone: (213) 480-1052 E-mail: ggiron@salef.org Website: www.salef.org
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 30
The June S. Anderson Foundation Scholarship awards yearly full tuition scholarships to full-time MTSU undergraduate women who are 23 years of age or older and who are preparing for careers in nontraditional fields for women. To be eligible for consideration for the June S. Anderson Foundation Scholarship, applicants must be a woman 23 years or older; must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00; must be pursing an undergraduate degree; must be enrolled full-time; must not be paying out-of-state tuition; and must demonstrate financial need.
Contact:
For more information, please contact the MTSU June Anderson Center for Women and Nontraditional Students or email jsaapplication@yahoo.com. https://mtsu.academicworks.com/opportunities/691
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 01
Open to women who are high school graduates, GED recipients or have completed a home school program. Must have been accepted to a school of higher learning. Must reside in Castine, Penobscot, Deer Isle or Sedgwick County, Maine.
Contact:
Jeannie Reed 207-326-8665
Amount:
$3000-$15,000
Awards:
500
Deadline:
May 1
Must be an entering or returning student at an accredited undergraduate institution in the United States and must be enrolled full time (at least 12 hours). Studying for an undergraduate degree for the first time. Must be a United States Citizen or Resident Alien and a permanent resident of a New England state: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont. Applicants should exhibit academic excellence: Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale, Be enrolled in a demanding course of study, Demonstrate skilled writing ability. Must have unmet financial need. Demonstrate a desire to make a meaningful contribution to society both present and future, be involved in a balance of community, school and work activities. Pursue goals and aspirations with integrity, resolution, self-discipline and judgment. Earn money for college expenses through part-time work.
Contact:
The Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund is located at:27 Flint Street Salem, MA 01970 Tel: 978.744.2111 Fax: 978.744.0456 E-mail: staff@spscholars.orgURL: www.phillips-scholarship.org
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 1 and November 1
To qualify, an applicant must be entering or continuing school in an accredited institution in order to learn a marketable skill, which will lead to economic self-sufficiency. The award is not restricted to any field or academic program, as the award is intended to ease the financial burden of childcare for a parent in school.
Contact:
NCJW/LA 543 North Fairfax Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90036 Ph: (323) 651-2930 Fax: (323) 651-5348 info@ncjwla.org ncjwla.org/what-we-do/scholarships/
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 1
Open to women who live or attend school in the Greater Los Angeles Area including portions of Orange and Ventura Counties. Scholarships are awarded regardless of religious affiliation. To qualify, an applicant must be re-entering or continuing school in order to learn a marketable skill which will lead to economic self-sufficiency. The applicant must be a woman 35 years of age or older for whom the opportunity to return to school will lead to economic independence. The applicant can be either married or single, with or without children.
Contact:
NCJW/LA 543 North Fairfax Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90036 Ph: (323) 651-2930 Fax: (323) 651-5348 info@ncjwla.org
Amount:
$2000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 1 and November 1
Open to women in the Greater Los Angeles Area and parts of Orange and Ventura counties regardless of religious affiliation. This award is given to women committed to, and qualified for, continuing the academic pursuit of a degree in nursing. Some units toward a nursing degree must be completed prior to applying. Applicant may apply in successive years.
Contact:
NCJW/LA 543 North Fairfax Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90036 Ph: (323) 651-2930 Fax: (323) 651-5348 info@ncjwla.org
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 1 and November 1
The National Council of Jewish Women l Los Angeles (NCJW l LA) provides scholarships to those who live and attend school in the Greater Los Angeles area, including Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, and Ventura Counties. This award is given to women or men enrolled in or accepted to a degree program in nursing. Some units toward the degree are preferred, but not required.
Contact:
NCJW/LA 543 North Fairfax Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90036 Ph: (323) 651-2930 Fax: (323) 651-5348 info@ncjwla.org Website: ncjwla.org/what-we-do/scholarships/
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 1
To qualify, an applicant must be re-entering or continuing school in order to learn a marketable skill which will lead to economic self-sufficiency. The applicant must be a woman 35 years of age or older for whom the opportunity to return to school will lead to economic independence. The applicant can be either married or single, with or without children.