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First 10 Women scholarships:
Lubrizol Corporation Minority Scholarship
 
Amount:
$4500 Renewable
Awards:
1
Deadline:
May 6
Motivated and financially challenged minority students in Lake County, Ohio. Must be U.S. Citizen or eligible non-citizen. Must be majoring in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering, Chemistry or Computer Science and be one of the following: -African American, American Indian, Asian Pacific American or Hispanic American. Minimum GPA of 2.75. 2.5 maintained in college. Some students may have the opportunity for summer internship employment opportunities. Student Aid Report, EFC must be $12,000 or less or Adjusted Gross Income of $75,000 or less. One letter of recommendation.
Contact:
Sue Goley LEAF 8221 Auburn Road Concord, OH 44077 Phone: (440) 358-8045 Fax: (440) 358-8022 Email: sgoley@leaf-ohio.org Website: www.leaf-ohio.org
Sophie Greenstadt Scholarship for Mid-Life Women
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 12
Open to women who live or attend school in the Greater Los Angeles Area including parts 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:
543 North Fairfax Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90036 Ph: (323) 651-2930 Fax: (323) 651-5348 info@ncjwla.org
The Singerman / Nosseck Memorial Scholarship
 
Amount:
$500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 12
Open to women who live or attend school in the Greater Los Angeles Area including parts of Orange and Ventura Counties. To qualify, a candidate must be enrolling or enrolled in a vocational or trade school/college in order to learn a marketable skill that will lead to economic self-sufficiency. The scholarship is intended to ease the burden for their education in a trade school and/or for certification. Their education is not limited to a particular field of study.
Contact:
543 North Fairfax Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90036 Ph: (323) 651-2930 Fax: (323) 651-5348 info@ncjwla.org
Fresh Start Scholarship
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 15
Open to females age 20 and older who have a high school diploma or G.E.D. Have had a minimum 2 year break in education either from high school or college. Admitted into a 2 or 4 year institution of higher education in Delaware. Referred by Social Services or College Representative. Minimum "C" Average. Financial Need.
Contact:
Fresh Start Scholarship Foundation, Inc. P.O. Box 7784 Wilmington, DE 19803 Candidates should direct their questions about the application or procedure to fsscholar@comcast.net. www.freshstartscholarship.org
2016 Legacy Scholarship in Memory of Jane Ann Winchell Stephen Bufton Memorial Education Fund of The American Business Women's Association
 
Amount:
$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 15
Field of Study: STEM (Scinece, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) Scholarship Guidelines: Must be a female, U.S. citizen. Must be at least a Sophomore in college in August 2016. Must be studing Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics in August 2016 and attending an accredited U.S. college or university that offers a baccalaureate degree in August 2016. Minimum 3.0 GPA.
Contact:
Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund American Business Women's Association 9820 Metcalf Ave, Ste 110 Overland Park KS 66212 Url: https://www.sbmef.org/National/Details.cfm?ScholarshipID=%22%2A0%40%20%0A
The SWE Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
$1000-$10,000
Awards:
180
Deadline:
May 16
The SWE Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to women admitted to accredited baccalaureate or graduate programs, in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science.
Contact:
The Society of Women Engineers 120 S La Salle Street, Suite 1515 Chicago, IL 60603 Phone: 1-877-SWE-INFO For questions or comments, please email hq@swe.org
Alphonso Deal Scholarship Award
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 18
Open to male or female students pursuing a higher education in law enforcement, criminal justice or related studies. 1. Applicant must be a senior in high school. 2. Applicant must be a United States Citizen. 3. Applicant must be of good character. 4. Applicant must have a recommendation from his/her principal, counselor, or teacher. 5. A current high school transcript and picture must be submitted with the application. 6. Applicant is permitted to attend a two year college or university of their choice. 7. Applicant must have a letter of acceptance to a college or university with applicant prior to date of award.
Contact:
NBPA Scholarship Award 30 Kennedy Street- N. W., Suite 101 Washington, D. C. 20011 Phone: (202) 986-2070 Fax: (202) 986-0410 Website: www.blackpolice.org
Miss Latina Racine Scholarship
 
Amount:
The Miss Latina Racine may receive up to a $2000 scholarship. The first runner up may receive up to a $1000 scholarship; the four remaining applicants may receive up to a $500 scholarship.
Awards:
6
Deadline:
May 27
The organization seeks applicants who wish to represent the Latino community and who share the same mission and vision for educational success and achievement of Latina youth. Qualified applicants should be of Latino heritage on one or both sides of the family. To be eligible to enter you must be female 17 to 24 years old by September 1. Must be a Wisconsin resident and a resident of Racine County. Eligible applicants are current students or awaiting fall registration at an accredited college, university, or technical school. Miss Latina Racine contestants must be available for appearances. Students attending school out of state must be willing to travel at their own expense to meet appearance requirements. Applicants must also have a minimum 2.5 GPA. The recipient of the Miss Latina Racine title will have the responsibilities as Miss Latina Racine for one full year and will receive her scholarship subsequent to fulfillment of those responsibilities as Miss Latina Racine. The titleholder must also be willing to represent the Latino community for that year at various local events. Miss Latina Racine Corp will arrange for the appearances of the applicants. Public appearances as the reigning Miss Latina Racine and her court are local to Racine County. The Miss Latina Racine Scholarship Corp will outline these events.
Contact:
Diana Felix, Secretary P. O. Box 085836 Racine, W I. 53408 Phone: (262) 770-1074 E-mail: miss_latina_racine@yahoo.com Website: www.misslatinaracine.com
Martha Guerra-Arteaga Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
2
Deadline:
May 29
Open to female student pursuing studies in public affairs, communications or a natural resources conservation-related field. Contact for additional eligibility criteria.
Contact:
For more information, contact the Chair of the Scholarship Committee, Lindsay Martinez, at lindsay.martinez@in.usda.gov .
Hispanic Heritage Scholarship Fund
 
Amount:
$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 30
Must be of Hispanic heritage. Must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident. Must have applied for Federal Financial Aid using the FAFSA. Be enrolled full or part-time in a degree-seeking program at an accredited institution in one of the 7 Central Florida counties: * Brevard County * Lake County * Orange County * Osceola County * Polk County * Seminole County * Volusia County. Have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale Must attend the annual scholarship awards gala. No age limit. Non-traditional students are encouraged to apply.
Contact:
Hispanic Heritage Scholarship Fund of Metro Orlando 3201 E. Colonial Dr. Suite A-20 Orlando Fashion Square Mall Orlando, FL 32803 Phone: (407) 234-7364 hhsfmo@aol.com Website: www.hispanicheritagescholarshipfund.org