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First 10 Women scholarships:
Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
up to $42,000: a 12-month stipend of $30,000, in addition to an annual cost-of-education allowance of up to $12,000; and up to $10,000 support for a four to six week research collaboration at a NOAA facility. A maximum of $94,000 may be provided to masters students (up to 2 years of support and one research collaboration opportunity) and up to $188,000 may be provided to doctoral students (up to 4 years of support and two research collaboration opportunities).
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
December 9th
The NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries is seeking applications for the Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program from individuals, particularly women and minorities, who, due to financial constraints, may otherwise not be able to pursue an advanced degree in oceanography, marine biology, maritime archaeology and all other science, engineering, social science and resource management disciplines involving ocean and coastal areas. The program seeks to increase the number of women and minorities in these scientific disciplines, particularly as they relate to the mission of the NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries.
Contact:
All correspondence should be directed to the Nancy Foster Scholarship email address: fosterscholars@noaa.gov The mailing address for all Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program correspondence is: Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries 1305 East-West Highway, 11th Floor Rm 11423 Silver Spring, MD 20910 Url: fosterscholars@noaa.gov.
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
Janet Cullen Tanaka Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1500
Awards:
1
Deadline:
December 15
Open to female sophomore, junior or senior undergraduate students planning to pursue graduate work or a career in the geosciences including: geology, hydrology, hydrogeology, geochemistry, geophysics, environmental/engineering hydrology. Must be attending a 2-year or 4-year college or university in Oregon or Washington State. Minimum 3.2 GPA.
Contact:
AWG Pacific Northwest Chapter Attn: Scholarship Committee P.O. Box 28391 Seattle, WA 98118 scholarship@awg-ps.org
Women's Memorial Foundation Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
$500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Dec 15 for Spring term or June 15 for Fall term.
Scholarship applicants must be enrolled at an accredited university or college, either full- or part-time; be seeking a bachelor's or master's degree; demonstrate financial need; possess a GPA of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale; be a US citizen; be serving or have served in one of the five US military services, National Guard, Reserve or Merchant Marines; and be registered with the Women's Memorial Foundation. While awards will be based on academic achievement, field of study, work experience, statements of objectives, recommendations, and financial need, consideration will be given to the whole person to include specific military contributions, sense of family commitment and community stewardship. Awards will be made without regard to race, creed, color or religion.
Contact:
nstructions and applications are also available by calling 703-533-1155 or 800-222-2294, or by writing Women's Memorial Foundation, 200 N. Glebe Rd., Suite 400, Arlington, VA 22203-3728 Website: www.womensmemorial.org
Women's Environmental Council
 
Amount:
Minimum $1000
Awards:
6
Deadline:
Dec 17
Must be female undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in an environmental program in Los Angeles, San Diego or Orange County. Must have a minimum of 3.0 G.P.A. to apply.
Contact:
Sarah Anunsen, Scholarship Chair E-mail: sanunsen@scsengineers.com or wecweb.org
Unhinge Hardware National Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
$2000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
December 19
Unhinge Hardware has partnered with the American Business Women's Association (ABWA) to launch the Unhinge Hardware National Scholarship, offering college women the opportunity to be awarded $2,000 for use toward tuition or books. The scholarship winner will be determined through an essay contest hosted by Unhinge Hardware. HOW TO ENTER: studentUnhinge Hardware encourages aspiring businesswomen from all areas of study to participate in this scholarship essay contest. To enter, applicants must submit a 500-700 word essay on: How does the design around you influence both life and/or business? To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must be female students currently enrolled in college.
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/
Girlterest Yearly Scholarship Program New!
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
December 30th
Hello, Girlterest Online Magazine is very excited to tell you that we are offering an annual scholarship to undergraduate and postgraduate female students. We would love to make an application for this scholarship available to your students. As strong advocates for higher learning and women's empowerment, we are proud to give back to aspiring women through the Girlterest Yearly Scholarship. This scholarship is merit based, requires an essay submission, and the winning student will receive $1,000 towards their costs of education. All of the application details and terms, as well as the 2016 essay topics are available on our website at girlterest.com/scholarship/. Please let us know if you have any questions about the scholarship. We look forward to reading submissions from your students. Sincerely, Emma Philo Girlterest Mag
Contact:
Emma Philo (I live in France but the Girlterest scholarship is in US dollars, it is a program for students all over the world). E-mail: scholarships@girlterest.com Url: girlterest.com/scholarship/
UTI Brienne Davis Memorial Scholarships
 
Amount:
$10,000 (3) $25000 (1)
Awards:
4
Deadline:
Dec 31
The scholarship is named in memory of Brienne Davis, a UTI graduate and NASCAR official. This annual scholarship is open to any eligible female who wishes to attend the automotive program at any Universal Technical Institute campus. A letter of recommendation and essay is required.
Contact:
Veronica K. Meury Executive Director 20410 N. 19th Avenue Phoenix, AZ 85027 623-445-0933 vmeury@uticorp.com Lisa Mattke Foundation Manager 20410 N. 19th Avenue Phoenix, AZ 85027 623-445-0889 lmattke@uticorp.com