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First 10 Women scholarships:
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
McGuire Woods Diversity Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
$5,000
Awards:
8
Deadline:
May 30
McGuireWoods 2019 annual Diversity Scholarship Program will award up to eight $5,000 scholarships to diverse current first-year law students with an expected graduation year of 2015, who are committed to contributing to and supporting diversity within the legal profession. Applicants are considered based on their involvement in community activities and diversity related student organizations, personal achievements, and law school and undergraduate academic performance. Consistent with the objective of promoting diversity in legal education and leadership roles in the legal profession, McGuireWoods will also consider additional criteria including, among other factors, whether the applicant is: The first family member to attend college. From an economically disadvantaged family. A member of a group currently underrepresented in law schools and law firms. From a family with little or no legal education or experience. An alumnus of a college or university whose graduates are historically underrepresented in law school. Demonstrating a strong commitment to promoting diversity in his or her undergraduate school, law school and community.
Contact:
Amy L. Pretty Attorney Recruiting Manager Mc Guire Woods LLP 77 West Wacker Drive, Suite 4100 Chicago, IL 60601-1818 apretty@mcguirewoods.com 312.849.3690 (fax) Website: www.mcguirewoods.com
McJulien Minority Graduate Scholarship Award
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Jun 01
Must be full-time minority graduate student enrolled in a degree granting program in educational technology at the Masters, Specialist (Ed.S.) or Doctoral (Ph.D./Ed.D.) level. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Must be member of AECT. Three references/recommendations required.
Contact:
Association for Educational Communications and Technology P. O. Box 2447 Bloomington, IN 47402-2447 877-677-AECT 812-335-7675 aect@aect.org For additional information please contact Brandon Taylor, MIM President- Elect at bctaylor06@yahoo.com
Marilynne Graboys Wool Scholarship
 
Amount:
$2000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Jun 01
Open to women who are pursuing law degrees. Must be Rhode Island resident and have financial need.
Contact:
The Rhode Island Foundation One Union Station Providence, RI 02903 Phone: (401) 274-4564 Fax: (401) 331-8085 www.rifoundation.org Contact Person: Libby Monahan Funds Administrator (401) 427-4017
Trenza Teresa Navarrete Scholarship
 
Amount:
$750
Awards:
1
Deadline:
June 1
TRENZA encourages Latino(a) students who meet ONE of the following criterias to apply: A UCB graduating senior enrolling into a master's program in Education or Teaching Credential program at any university OR A student currently enrolled at UCB Graduate School of Education OR A Cal Alum currently enrolled in a master's program in Education
Heroes at Home Scholarships for Women Veterans
 
Amount:
$2500
Awards:
4
Deadline:
June 1st
Open to female veterans. Enlisted personnel, officers and those who have completed their service. Demonstrated leadership and community involvement. Scholarship funds may be used towards tuition and fees, living expenses or books.
Contact:
Royal Neighbors of America 230 16th Street Rock Island, IL 61201 Attn: Heroes at Home Scholarships E-mail: fraternalservices@royalneighbors.org Toll Free: 800-627-4762 Website: www.royalneighbors.org
ELA Foundation Scholarships
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Jun 01
1) The student must be a woman with a physical disability. 2) The student must be currently accepted to a graduate program working towards a Masters degree or above in an accredited college or university in the United States. 3) The student must be active in a local, state, or national disability organization - either in person or electronically - which is providing services and/or advocacy for people with disabilities. 4) The student must be willing, as an ELA Scholar, to network with the ELA Board of Directors and previous ELA Scholarship recipients on our listserv. This will enhance the ELA Scholar's support base in professional and advocacy arenas. 5) The student must be willing, as an ELA Scholar, to update the ELA Foundation with an annual letter on September 1st of each year on her progress in her academic and/or working career.
Contact:
ELA offices, 1482 East Valley Road, Suite 504, Santa Barbara, CA 93108 Website: www.ela.org
National Black Police Association Alphonso Deal Scholarship Award
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
June 1
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