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Deadline:
May 15
Be female. Be a U.S. citizen or Permanent Resident. Be a resident of Delaware OR be currently employed in Delaware for at least the past 12 months. Be at least 20 years of age and have a high school diploma or G.E.D. Have had at least a two year break in education either after completing high school or during post-secondary (college) studies. Be admitted to an accredited Delaware college in a two or four year degree program at the undergraduate level. (Students who have previously earned a bachelor's degree are not eligible to apply.) Acquire a recommendation from a college representative, a nonprofit/government agency or an employer. Have at least a C average if currently enrolled in college. Certify financial need. Submit a completed application including a personal statement. Be available for a brief phone interview if selected as a scholarship finalist.
Contact:
Questions may be directed to: FSSF (302-397-3440) or FSSF@freshstartscholarship.org www.freshstartscholarship.org
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Deadline:
May 17
1. Applicant must complete the Applicant Information Form. 2. Applicant must be a senior in high school. 3. Applicant must be a United States Citizen. 4. Applicant must be of good character. 5. Applicant must have a recommendation from his/her principal, counselor, or teacher. 6. A current high school transcript must be submitted with the application. 7. A current high school Senior picture must be submitted with the application. THE PICTURE MUST BE A SENIOR PICTURE. DO NOT SEND A PICTURE OF YOU AND ANOTHER PERSON. IT WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. NO PHOTO COPIED PICTURES AND NO FAXED PHOTOS. Pictures will NOT be returned. 8. Qualified Applicants must be attending a college or university of their choice. Applicant must have a letter of acceptance to a college or university submitted to the NBPA scholarship committee prior to the date of the award, which is no sooner than August of the award year. 9. Applicant must submit an essay. ESSAY MUST BE AT LEAST 500 WORDS AND TYPED, double-spaced. HANDWRITTEN ESSAYS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. The essay must consist of the following: In your own words, please state the course of study you plan to pursue and your general outlook as to future endeavors. Include community service you are involved in. Also include how your life endeavors parallel those of Alphonso Deal. 10.Parent or Guardian must sign application or it will be rejected.
Contact:
Mail application to: National Black Police Association 320 S. RL Thornton Frwy. Suite 230 Dallas, TX 75226 NBPA National Office Phone/FAX: (855) 879-6272 Website: www.blackpolice.org
Amount:
$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 19
Open to full-time international/minority graduate students studying communication sciences and disorders in the United States and demonstrating outstanding academic achievement. (Only non-U.S. citizens are eligible.)
Amount:
$4000-$8000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 20
We are proud to be the only member organization providing scholarships specifically to nurse educators.The NLN Foundation for Nursing Education offers scholarships of up to $8,000 each year to support the NLN's mission to build a strong and diverse nursing workforce to advance the health of the nation and the global community. These scholarships are awarded to nurses pursuing advanced degrees to advance their career as a full-time nurse educator. The funds are for master's or doctoral students enrolled in accredited programs who have completed at least a year of their academic program. The NLN Foundation wants encourage more experienced and ethnically diverse nurses to pursue advanced degrees to prepare for full-time positions as nurse educators. Eligible candidates must also be NLN members either through individual dues or through their employer schools' NLN membership.
Contact:
If you have questions related to the application process, please contact Tatiana Nin at tnin@nln.org or foundation@nln.org. www.nln.org/foundation/overview/foundation-for-nursing-education-scholarship-awards
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
4
Deadline:
May 31
This scholarship is for graduating high school seniors and community college transfers majoring in Law Enforcement, Criminology or a related major at a 4-year college or university.
Contact:
Orange County Community Foundation 4041 MacArthur Blvd. Ste. 510 | Newport Beach, CA 92660 949.553.4202 | info@oc-cf.org https://www.oc-cf.org
Amount:
$2500
Awards:
4
Deadline:
May 31
Applicants to the AIAS Foundation Scholarship must intend to pursue a career or working as an early professional in any aspect of game development including but not limited to: art, animation, programming, engineering, game direction, game design, sound design, law, marketing, and business administration. Must be a full-time undergraduate student or a graduate student attending an accredited college or university during the 2021-22 academic school year OR or working as an early professional (within their first two years in the industry). Must be 21 years or older by February 8th, 2022. If under 21, must acknowledge that they are not eligible to participate in activities during D.I.C.E. Summit including the mentor program on site. Major: Any field. GPA: 3.3 minimum on a 4.0 scale. 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. 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. Academic institutions must be accredited by the standard and customary university/college accrediting institution(s) for the country or countries where they operate. If there is any question as to the accreditation of any academic institution, the Foundation reserves the exclusive right to determine in its sole judgment whether students from that institution will be eligible for Foundation scholarships. Previous scholarship recipients are not eligible to apply.
Amount:
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Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 31
The Wisconsin Women of Color Network, Inc., (WWOCN) established the Mabel Smith Memorial Scholarship Fund on March 31, 1990. The fund was created to honor the memory of and recognize the outstanding contributions of Mabel Smith, a founding member of the WWOCN and who was well known for her dedication and commitment to helping people. * Be a high school or GED equivalent graduating senior. * Be an American citizen and a member of one of the following ethnic groups: African American, American Indian, Asian, Latina Biracial * Be a Wisconsin resident. * Have a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or above on a 4 point scale, or equivalent. * Attend a technical, vocational, or community college to obtain an occupational skills certificate or degree.Attach a letter of acceptance from the college if available. * Exhibit need for financial assistance.
Contact:
If you are interested in applying for one of these scholarships, please visit us at https://wwocnet.wixsite.com/wwocnet or at WWOCN on Facebook. You can also write us at: Wisconsin Women of Color Network, Inc. Attn: Scholarship Committee PO Box 2337 Madison WI 53701-2337 Or send an E-mailto: wwocnagc@gmail.com. Please allow 3-5 days for us to send a scholarship application to you. Website: www.wocninc.org
Amount:
$1000-$2500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 31
Past applicants are strongly encouraged to reapply. All applicants must meet the following requirements: They must be from one of the following populations: African American, Hispanic American, or Native American. They must be a U.S. citizen or a permanent U.S. resident. They must be enrolled, on campus, in a full-time AACSB accredited marketing doctoral program, or a advertising doctoral program, and have successfully completed at least one year. They have not previously received a Valuing Diversity Scholarship.%u200B
Amount:
$250- $2000
Awards:
1-10
Deadline:
May 31
The Merchants Exchange Scholarship helps students seeking careers in a Maritime field and/or International Trade receive resources for continued education. The scholarship is awarded to students seeking a career in the maritime industry, or with a career, that influences the maritime industry. The scholarship is awarded to students with a minimum 2.5 GPA (or equivalent) and are currently a junior or senior enrolled in a 4-year college/university, or a freshman (first-year) or sophomore (second-year) enrolled in a 2-year institutional degree program, or a graduate student with Maritime Affairs and/or International Trade as their chosen field of study. (total 98/100) To apply, applicants must complete short answer questions, provide certified academic transcripts and submit one (1) letter of recommendation from a professor or direct supervisor.
Amount:
The recipient will receive $1000 cash, a certificate of recognition, airfare, one night lodging, and registration for the AARC International Respiratory Congress.
Awards:
1
Deadline:
June 1
1. Completed application form. 2. Must provide verification of enrollment in an accredited respiratory care training program. Must provide official transcript verifying a GPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale, or the equivalent. 3. An original referenced paper on some aspect of respiratory care. The paper should include a cover page giving only the title of the paper. The paper should be devoid of any information such as the applicants name, address, or school that could provide a bias in the evaluation. 4. Must provide letters of recommendation from the program director or other senior faculty member and from the medical director or other physician instructor attesting to: a) approval of candidates paper, b) candidates worthiness for the award, and c) candidates potential for a career in the profession of respiratory care.
Contact:
Mailing Address: American Respiratory Care Foundation Attn: Crystal Maldonado 9425 North MacArthur Blvd, Suite 100 Irving, TX 75063-4706 Phone: (972) 243-2272 Fax: (972) 484-2720 https://www.arcfoundation.org