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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:
Nominators and applicants with questions should contact the Meyerhoff Program (meyerhoff@umbc.edu) for additional information. The Meyerhoff Scholars Program office is located in UMBC's Sherman Hall, Room 218 (B-Wing). Please feel free to contact a member of our staff for more information about the program. Phone: 410-455-3139 Email: meyerhoff@umbc.edu Mailing Address: UMBC Meyerhoff Scholars Program 1000 Hilltop Circle Sherman Hall, Room 218 Baltimore, MD 21250 umbc.edu/meyerhoff/
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/
Amount:
$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
October 30
To be considered for this scholarship, the candidate must: Be a full-time or part-time minority student. Be a United States citizen. Be enrolled in or accepted for enrollment in a school psychology program that is NASP-approved and/or located in an institution that is accredited by the appropriate institutional regional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education, with the aim of becoming a practicing School Psychologist. Be in good academic standing. Have a minimum cumulative overall GPA of 3.0. Be a NASP member. Students enrolled in doctoral programs will not be considered for this scholarship award. Only those students enrolled in specialist level (or equivalent) school psychology training programs will be considered.
Contact:
National Association of School Psychologists 4340 East West Highway, Suite 402, Bethesda, MD 20814 P: 301-657-0270 Toll Free: 866-331-NASP Fax: 301-657-0275 https://www.nasponline.org/msp
Amount:
$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
October 30
To be considered for this scholarship, the candidate must: Be a full-time or part-time minority student Be a United States citizen Be enrolled in or accepted for enrollment in a school psychology program that is NASP-approved and/or located in an institution that is accredited by the appropriate institutional regional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education, with the aim of becoming a practicing School Psychologist Be in good academic standing Have a minimum cumulative overall GPA of 3.0 Be a NASP member Students enrolled in doctoral programs will not be considered for this scholarship award. Only those students enrolled in specialist level (or equivalent) school psychology training programs will be considered. Scholarship funding is available to students enrolled in their program and accepted for enrollment for the Fall 2019 or Spring 2020 term. Scholarship funding is not retroactive for studies prior to the Fall 2019 term. If your graduation date (at the graduate level) falls before December 2018, you are ineligible to apply.
Contact:
National Association of School Psychologists, 4340 East West Highway, Suite 402, Bethesda, MD 20814 Phone: (301) 657-0270 | Toll Free: (866) 331-NASP | Fax: (301) 657-0275 | TTY: (301) 657-4155 Questions? Please contact Katie Britton (kbritton@naspweb.org; 301-347-1641).
Amount:
$750
Awards:
2
Deadline:
November 15 or When We Reach 150 Applicants, Whichever Happens First
This is a scholarship opportunity for young women (or gender non-conforming individuals) of color who are actively working to change the world. The scholarship will be applied to tuition for the Spring semester. Amount Applicants must be young women (or gender non-conforming individuals) of color who are currently enrolled or who will begin college/university in the spring semester. Current high school seniors with a semester of high school remaining will not be considered. Have a minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent)
Amount:
$20,000 over the course of six years. In addition, the Dell Scholars Program provides its students with technology, a private scholar networking community, resources, and mentoring to ensure they have the support they need to obtain a college degree.
Awards:
300
Deadline:
December 1
Participate in a program-approved college readiness program in grades 11 and 12. Plan to enroll full-time at an accredited higher education institution in the pursuit of a bachelor's degree in the fall directly following high school graduation. Be eligible to receive a federal Pell Grant in first year of college. Demonstrate a need for financial assistance. Earn a minimum of a 2.4 GPA. Be on track to graduate from an accredited high school in the current academic year.
Amount:
$1500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
December 1
This scholarship is open to students who are members of the following minority ethnic groups - American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino or Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander. Eligibility is dependent on current or future enrollment in a Culinary Arts or Hospitality Management program (including Culinary Schools). This includes high school seniors, GED students, and non-traditional learning students who plan to enroll in similar programs at the start of the next year. To be considered for this scholarship, applicants must also have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher or 2 years of work experience in the restaurant or hospitality industries.
Amount:
Up to $5000 per year x 4 years
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
December 2
Be a graduating high school senior planning to attend a four-year accredited academic institution. Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and a legal resident of Colorado, Georgia, Illinois or North Carolina. Have a cumulative, unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above Demonstrate financial need (annual household income no greater than $70,000). Possess excellent leadership skills, an ability to persevere through difficult circumstances, and a strong interest in and commitment to their community.
Contact:
Contact us anytime with questions: scholars@greenhousescholars.org or 303.459.5470 Website: www.greenhousescholars.org
Amount:
$10,000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
Usually January or February. Contact for exact deadline.
Enrollment Status: Full- or part-time; graduate or upper level undergraduate. Course of Study: Public administration, (governmental) accounting, finance, political science, economics, or business administration (with specific focus on government or nonprofit management). Letter of Recommendation: Someone who can speak to your commitment to the public sector. Number of Scholarships Available for Award - 2018. Level: One $10,000 award Employment Requirement: None
Contact:
Scholarship Committee Government Finance Officers Association, 203 N. La Salle St., Suite 2700, Chicago, IL 60601-1210, 312-977-9700, Fax: 312-977-4806, www.gfoa.org
Amount:
Up to $30,000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Contact
Our Pre-Graduate scholarship provides financial aid to qualified American Indian and Alaska Native undergraduate students. Recipients must be members or descendents of federally recognized, state-recognized or terminated Tribes enrolled in courses leading to a bachelor's degree in pre-medicine, pre-dentistry, pre-podiatry and other subjects needed by the Indian health programs.
Contact:
IHS Scholarship Program Office 801 Thompson Ave., Suite 120 Rockville, MD 20852 Phone: (301) 443-6197 Fax: (301) 443-6048 https://www.ihs.gov/scholarship/scholarships/