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Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 8
To be considered for this scholarship, all applicants must meet the following criteria: Have lived at a Section 8 property for at least one (1) year OR be nominated by an ALL WAYS UP Charity Partner. Be a senior at an accredited high school. Have maintained at least a 2.5 cumulative high school grade-point-average (GPA) on a 4.0 grade scale. Plan to enroll in a four-year accredited university pursuing their first bachelor's degree. Demonstrate financial need. Be available to attend the UP Through Education Summit.
Contact:
ALL WAYS UP FOUNDATION 5800 HANNUM AVENUE, SUITE 100 CULVER CITY, CA 90230 OFFICE | (310) 450-2302 EMAIL | info@allwaysup.org https://www.allwaysup.org/what-we-do/scholarships/
Amount:
Up to $11,000 per academic year.
Awards:
600
Deadline:
April 15 and November 15
Be a resident of the St. Louis metropolitan area for at least two years prior to the date of the application or have graduated from a St. Louis metropolitan area high school in the past two years. The metropolitan area includes St. Louis city, the Missouri counties of St. Louis, Franklin, Jefferson, Lincoln, St. Charles, or Warren, and the Illinois counties of Bond, Calhoun, Clinton, Jersey, Macoupin, Madison, Monroe, or St. Clair. Demonstrate financial need Have achieved a minimum cumulative 2.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale Plan to enroll in or be currently enrolled in a certificate or degree program at an accredited, nonprofit institution of higher education Applicants with history of educational loan default or bankruptcy are asked to submit a statement of explanation Be seeking a first certificate, associate, or bachelor's degree All fields of study, except the ministry and divinity degrees, are eligible for funding. Students who have already obtained a bachelor's degree are not eligible to apply. In order to complete the online application process, applicants must complete two essays, upload the following supporting documents, and ensure that a letter of recommendation is received by the deadline. 2019-2020 Student Aid Report (SAR) High school and official college transcripts 2019-2020 financial aid award letter Online letter of recommendation (Note: As the applicant, it is your responsibility to inform your recommender to watch for an email sent on your behalf that will explain how to complete this process.) In addition to the required documents above, The Scholarship Foundation reserves the right to obtain copies of applicant and parent federal tax returns in order to verify information provided in the Student Aid Report.
Contact:
The Scholarship Foundation of St. Louis 6825 Clayton Ave, Suite 100, St. Louis, MO 63139 (314) 725-7990 info@sfstl.org Website: www.sfstl.org
Amount:
$40,000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 18
Have applied and been accepted into an AUPHA Full Member master's degree program for start in Fall of application year (not before August 1). Be a student of color (African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian American, Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, Latino/Hispanic, Multiracial). Have a minimum 3.0 GPA (out of 4.0) in undergraduate coursework. Have US citizenship or permanent resident status.
Amount:
$1500
Awards:
1
Deadline:
April 19
The Ohio News Media Foundation will award a $1,500 scholarship to a minority high school senior in Ohio who plans to major in a field relevant to the newspaper industry, particularly journalism, advertising, marketing, or communications degree program at an accredited college or university within the United States for the 2019-20 academic year. Applicants must be African American, Hispanic, Asian American or American Indian. Applicant must be a graduating senior at an Ohio high school. Awardee must be enrolled as college freshman at a United States college or university for the 2019-2020 school year. A minimum high school grade point average of 2.5 (C ) is required. The student's high school transcripts must accompany the application. Application form must be typed or printed legibly by the applicant. (The application form on the reverse side may be photocopied). Students must demonstrate the ability to write clearly in an autobiography of 750 to 1,000 words describing academic and career interests, awards, extracurricular activities and any journalism-related activities. Applications must be accompanied by two letters of recommendation from high school faculty members familiar with the student's work and career interests. Students may provide additional information such as samples or articles that have been published (limit to two, please).
Contact:
For additional information on any of the above scholarships, contact Michelle %u201CMike%u201D Widner, ONMA administrative assistant and scholarship coordinator, at mwidner@ohionews.org. https://www.ohionews.org/aws/ONA/pt/sp/scholarships
Amount:
Up to $60,000 ($15,000 x 4 years)
Awards:
Up to 4
Deadline:
April 20
Self-proclaimed Asian/Pacific Islander (minimum 25%) and gay, lesbian, bi-sexual or transgender and involved in the GLBT community. Must be high school graduate from one of the 9 Bay Area counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara County, Napa, Sonoma, Solano. Must be enrolled or planning to enroll as a full-time student (12 credit hours) at an accredited institution of higher learning. This may be college, university, community college, 4-year, 2-year, technical or vocational program. Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Must be between the ages of 17-25 on April 20. Demonstrate financial hardship and academic potential. Minimum 3.0 GPA.
Amount:
$2500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 30
Scholarships must be used at an accredited post-secondary institution seeking an undergraduate degree. All applicants must be pursuing a degree/field of study in one of the following categories: science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and business/entrepreneurship. All applicants for scholarships must be between the ages of 18 - 26 years of age on June 1.
Amount:
$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 30
To be considered for the Toigo MBA Fellowship, you must be planning to pursue a career in finance after graduation and be: Applying to or accepted into one of the following: An accredited U.S.-based two-year, full-time MBA program, JD/MBA, Masters in Real Estate, Masters in Finance, Planning to begin MBA studies as a first-year student in the Fall of the given application cycle (Toigo does not currently offer a second year application process.) A minority as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor (i.e., African American, Asian American/Pacific Islander, Hispanic/ Latino, Native American/Alaska Native and/or South Asian American), A U.S. citizen or a permanent resident.
Contact:
Robert Toigo Foundation 1230 Preservation Park Way Oakland, CA 94612 Phone: (510)763-5771 Email: apply@toigofoundation.org Web: www.toigofoundation.org
Amount:
$2500
Awards:
4
Deadline:
April 30
Applicants to the Randy Pausch Scholarship must intend to pursue a career in any aspect of game development including: art, animation, programming, engineering, game direction, game design, sound design, and music composition. General Eligibility %u2022 Must be a full-time undergraduate student starting their second year or a graduate student attending an accredited college or university in the United States during the 2017-18 academic school year. %u2022 Major: Any field. %u2022 GPA: 3.3 minimum on a 4.0 scale. %u2022 Applicants do not need to be a US citizen or permanent resident to apply. In compliance with federal law, any non-U.S. citizen who receives a scholarship must not be listed on a published "Specifically Designated Nationals" terrorism watch list. %u2022 Family members of AIAS Foundation board and staff and individual major donors of the Foundation (defined as contributors of at least $1000 in donation) are not eligible to apply for the scholarship. %u2022 Previous scholarship recipients are not eligible to apply.
Contact:
Please mail directly from your university your most recent official college/university transcript (with school stamp, school official's signature, or embossed stamp/seal) and school's grading system. Address all transcripts to: AIAS Foundation c/o Randy Pausch Scholarship 11175 Santa Monica Blvd, Suite 440 Los Angeles, CA 90025
Amount:
$3000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
April 30
Open to minority undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled in accredited colleges and universities in the U.S.. Open to minority and disadvantaged students including Hispanics, African Americans, Asian Americans, Native Americans, military veterans, women, people with disabilities, and members of the LGBT community. Must be enrolled in a college or university who has registered for DiversityJobs.com scholarship program. To see a list of registered schools, visit: http://streetsmart.diversityjobs.com/registered-schools/. Must like DiversityJobs.com Facebook page. Must be enrolled as a full-time student at the time of application.
Amount:
$3500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 30
A candidate must be: 1. A resident of New York City and of African-American, Latino, Asian or Native American background 2. A current high school graduate or recipient of a GED 3. Accepted as a full time and first-term matriculating freshman at an accredited college or university in pursuit of a Baccalaureate or Associate degree at the time the award is presented 4. A person who demonstrates strong potential for academic achievement 5. Of excellent character and proven leadership ability, with a demonstrated commitment to community service and extra-curricular activities.
Contact:
New York Urban League 204 W. 136th St. New York, NY 10030 212-926-8000 https://www.nyul.org/what-we-do/nyul-education-programs/scholarship/