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First 10 Native American scholarships:

Amount:
$20000 scholarship
Awards:
3
Deadline:
August 15
Second-year law student, in good standing, at an ABA-accredited law school in the US. Scheduled to graduate in 2020. Excellent college and law school academic performance. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated leadership qualities, work experience, and community involvement. Authorized to work in the US. Member of a diverse population that historically has been underrepresented in the legal profession. Must join the 2019 Arent Fox Summer Program after their second year of law school. Have a strong interest in joining the Firm as an associate after law school graduation.
Amount:
$5000 plus an internship and mentorship program
Awards:
1
Deadline:
August 15
Open to U.S. citizens or permanent residents who belong to a minority group. Must be enrolled as a college junior at an accredited 4-year university. Declared major in one of the following: civil engineering, chemical engineering, environmental engineering or one of the environmental sciences such as hydrology, geology, etc.. Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Contact:
Brown and Caldwell Attn: HR/Scholarships Program 1527 Cole Boulevard, Suite 300 Lakewood, CO 80401 Email: scholarships@brwncald.com Website: www.brownandcaldwell.com
Amount:
$500
Awards:
2
Deadline:
August 23
At the time of the award (fall 2020), the student must meet the following requirements: Be in the last year of study for a social work degree in a bachelor or master's degree program accredited by CSWE Have an expected graduation date no later than summer 2021 Be an American citizen, noncitizen national, or have permanent residence status (international students, DACA status students, and work visa holders are not eligible to apply at this time) Have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale Be enrolled full time during the period in which the grant is awarded (fall 2020) Have a demonstrated commitment to promoting equity and social justice The scholarship is targeted to but not limited to minority ethnic/racial individuals. It can be awarded to a student only once.
Contact:
Council on Social Work Education | 1701 Duke Street, Suite 200 | Alexandria, VA 22314-3457 Phone: 1.703.683.8080 | Fax: 1.703.683.8099 | E: info@cswe.org Website: www.cswe.org Please direct questions about the scholarship to cas@cswe.org.
Amount:
$500-$2500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
August 31
Each year, NAJA offers scholarships ranging from $500 to $2,500 to Native American students pursuing journalism degrees at a higher learning institution. To apply, students must be current NAJA members in good standing.
Contact:
Native American Journalists Association University of Oklahoma Gaylord College 395 W. Lindsey Norman OK 73019-4201 Phone: 405-325-9008 Fax: 405-325-6945 Website: www.naja.com
Amount:
$5000-$10,000
Awards:
2
Deadline:
September 15th and March 15th
Bradley's commitment to diversity is not just a passive ideal, but an active goal that allows us to build a team with broad backgrounds and experiences. Every year, we offer two Diversity Scholarships to promote the education of well-qualified law students from backgrounds that are traditionally underrepresented in the legal profession. We award scholarships of up to $5,000 to first-year students and up to $10,000 to second-year students who are committed to broadening the diversity of voices in the legal profession. Scholarship recipients are required to clerk in one of Bradley's offices for at least six weeks during the summer after the scholarships are awarded. (We will do our best to honor the scholarship recipient's first choice for office placement, but maintain the right to make the final decision.)
Amount:
$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
September 20
To be eligible, applicants must be a second-year student with a 3.0 GPA or greater, enrolled in an accredited law school located in one of the following states: Alabama, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, or the District of Columbia.
Contact:
Applications should be mailed or delivered to: Kian Cheng Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP 230 Peachtree St. NW, Suite 2400 Atlanta, GA 30303 https://www.constangy.com/awards-diversity
Amount:
$2,500
Awards:
4
Deadline:
September 30
To apply for the OppU Achievers Scholarship, submit a short essay responding to the prompted question below. For an idea of what our review committee is looking for, take a look at these scholarship essay examples from past recipients. Scholarship decisions are based solely on an applicant's essay response. Winners for the OppU Achievers Scholarship are selected four times a year, with submission deadlines on September 30, December 31, March 31, and June 30. To be eligible for the OppU Achievers Scholarship, a student must: Be enrolled full time in high school or at least part time in college, graduate, professional, or trade school. Possess a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0.
Amount:
From $500
Awards:
Limited number of awards
Deadline:
October 01
Our education company offers services and resources for making students and teachers life easier, but our other goal is to motivate students to improve their writing skills and practice in making successful papers. You can accept a challenge and take part in our scholarship essay contest. Create a strong paper and receive a fine reward! Selection/Eligibility Criteria Undergraduate and graduate students can take part in our scholarship essay contest. Your paper must be written in English only. Please make sure your essay contains 500-700 words. We can accept only one essay from one applicant. We invite graduate and undergraduate high school students to take part in our essay contest. We have no limitations on age, race, or gender. Our scholarship application can be completed by anyone.
Amount:
$5000-$22,000 per year x 4 years
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
October 15 (Nomination Deadline) December 1 (Application Deadline)
To be considered for the Meyerhoff Scholars Program, prospective students must have at least a "B" average in high school science or math courses, and many applicants have completed a year or more of calculus. Preference is given to those who have taken advanced placement courses in math and science, have research experience, and have strong references from science or math instructors. In recent years, a strong preference has been given to those students interested in the Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. (over the M.D.). Students must meet all eligibility requirements: Minimum of 600 on the Math component of the SAT or a composite score of 24 on the ACT, Cumulative High School GPA of a 3.0 or above Aspire to obtain a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. in Math, Science, Computer Science, or Engineering. Display commitment to community service. Must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States.
Contact:
University of Maryland, Baltimore County 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250 Phone: 410-455-1000 or 410-455-3139 E-mail: mgoodwyn@umbc.edu Url: www.umbc.edu/meyerhoff/benefits_eligibility.html
Amount:
$25,000
Awards:
106
Deadline:
October 25
As one of the nation's largest college financial aid programs in the country, the Horatio Alger National Scholarship Program is one of the major scholarship programs nationally that specifically assists high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives. The scholarships are funded by Horatio Alger Members who, like the Scholars, have experienced challenges but ultimately overcame them to become successful business and civic leaders. The National Scholarship is awarded to eligible students in all fifty states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. National Scholars receive an all-expenses paid trip to Washington, D.C., during the spring of their senior year to participate in the National Scholars Conference. Recipients must attend the National Scholars Conference to receive the award. To be eligible to apply for the Horatio Alger National Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Be enrolled full time as a high school senior in the United States; be progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer of 2019 with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation. Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor's degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution). Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required). Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities. Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity. Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0; and Be a United States citizen.
Contact:
Any questions regarding the scholarship application should be directed to: Phone: (844) 422-4200 Email: scholarships@horatioalger.org Application Website: application.horatioalger.org https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/national-scholarships/