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Amount:
$500-$8000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
January 25
In order to be eligible to receive a Greater Washington Urban League Scholarship, one must: Have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 based on a 4.0 scale. Plan to attend a four-year college or university in the fall of 2019. Demonstrate a commitment to community service Gross family income must be less than $45,000. Be a minority of African, Hispanic, and/or Latino descent. Be a U.S. Citizen. Be a permanent resident and/or attend high school in the District of Columbia, Montgomery County (MD), or Prince George's County (MD), and Complete and supply a copy of all application materials postmarked no later than Friday, January 25, 2019.
Contact:
GWUL- Thursday Network Attn: Valerie Lewis 2901 14th Street, NW Washington D. C. 20009 E-mail: scholarship@thursdaynetwork.org Url: thursdaynetwork.org/signature-programs/
Amount:
Up to $5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 01
Open to U.S. citizens ages 18-35 who foster high standards in the study of form, color, drawing, painting, design, and technique, as these are expressed in modes showing patent affinity with the classical tradition of western culture.
Contact:
The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum 1700 NE 63rd Street Oklahoma City, OK 73111 Contact Person: Anne Morand (405) 478-2250 E-mail: amorand@nationalcowboymuseum.org Url: https://nationalcowboymuseum.org/learn-discover/stacey-scholarship-fund/
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
300
Deadline:
February 1
Big Y scholarships are open to employees and their dependents, and customers and their dependents. To be eligible, a student's permanent residence or school must be located within Western or Central Massachusetts, Norfolk County, MA or the state of Connecticut. (ALL employees are eligible regardless of residence.) Awards are given in the categories of High School Senior, Community College, Undergraduate, Graduate and Nontraditional Students (students not of traditional college age.) In addition, there are special scholarship series recognizing the contributions of area law enforcement officers and firefighters, as well as the tremendous sacrifices made by Military Servicemembers and their families.
Contact:
Email: Scholarship@bigy.com Phone: (413) 504-4080 Apply: www.bigy.com
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 1
Open to high school seniors with minimum 3.2 G.P.A. or ACT 22 or SAT (verbal, critical thinking and math) 1030. Open to undergraduate students with minimum 3.0 G.P.A. Open to graduate students with 3.5 G.P.A. Also open to vocational, technical, continuing education and online students. ESA membership encouraged but not required.
Contact:
ESA Foundation 363 West Drake Road Fort Collins, Colorado 80526 970-223-2824 phone 970-223-4456 fax Url: www.epsilonsigmaalpha.org/scholarships-and-grants/scholarships
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 8
The nominee must have faced adversity and overcome challenging life circumstances. The nominee must have turned his/her life around or must have maintained high standards in the face of adversity. The nominee must have graduated from a Napa High School (or be a resident of Napa County) or must have graduated by June of the current year or at some point during the preceding year. He/she must have plans to further his/her education or training within 15 months of receiving the award. Students selected for an award will be required to attend a college/life skills readiness program and this will be offered through napa valley college. If the school the recipient will be attending also offers such a program, the student may take this program at their school. The course must be completed in order to receive their second check. Students will receive college credit for attending this program.
Contact:
"If Given A Chance" c/o Jim King P. O. Box 2607 Napa, CA 94558 Phone: 707-260-5656 Website: www.ifgivenachance.org
Amount:
$250-$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 15
Re-entry student from the Monterey County area. Undergrad: Transfer (Junior) Enrollment Requirement: Full Time Financial Need: Must demonstrate need Citizenship: US Citizen/Perm Res/AB540 GPA: Minimum cumulative: 2.50
Contact:
CSU Monterey Bay, 100 Campus Center, Seaside, CA 93955-8001 Phone: 831-582-3000 Url: https://csumb.academicworks.com/opportunities/737
Amount:
$1500
Awards:
2
Deadline:
February 15
Two one-time, preferred amount awards of up to $1,500 for students twenty-five (25) years of age or older. One award is given to students studying to teach at the elementary school level, the other to students studying to teach at the secondary level. All applicants must have at least a 3.50 GPA, be at least a college sophomore, and attend or plan on attending an accredited college or university. The award is based on academic merit and is not automatically renewable; however, recipients may reapply for consideration as long as they meet the eligibility requirements.
Amount:
Up to $10000
Awards:
Up to 30
Deadline:
Feb 23
Applicant is a "late bloomer" who demonstrates academic promise and continuous grade point average improvement during high school or college. Applicant demonstrates community involvement Maximum cumulative grade point average of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale. Demonstrated financial hardship. Graduating high school senior or graduate of a public or private high school in San Mateo County, San Francisco County, or Santa Clara County. Planning to enroll or enrolled in two- or four-year college, university or vocational school as a full-time student. United States citizen or eligible non-citizen (eligible non-citizens include United States legal residents and A.B. 540 students).
Contact:
Questions about applying? Contact 650.450.5487 or scholarships@siliconvalleycf.org https://www.siliconvalleycf.org/scholarships/ruppert
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 25
In order to qualify for this scholarship, the applicant must meet ALL of the following criteria: Must be a current resident of the state of Maryland; Must be a junior or senior at a Maryland high school, or currently attending (or plan to attend) an accredited Maryland post-secondary school (college, university, trade school, or medical school); Must be the first person in his/her immediate family who will be attending a Maryland accredited post-secondary school (as defined above). Immediate family is defined as consisting of direct family lineage, such as brothers/sisters, mothers/fathers, and grandparents on either mother's or father's side. Must be planning to enter a medical or medical-related field. Medical or medical-related filed shall mean the professional work of a duly licensed medical practitioner; this includes, but is not limited to, nurses, laboratory scientists, pharmacists, physiotherapists, speech therapists, occupational therapists, dietitians and bioengineers . This does not include administrative services such as secretarial or sales careers. Must be attending, or planning to attend, a Maryland post-secondary institution or medical training school (i.e. Medix School or qualified nursing program).
Contact:
The Cynthia E. Morgan Scholarship Fund 5516 Maudes Way White Marsh, MD 21162 Website: www.cemsfund.com
Amount:
$2000
Awards:
5
Deadline:
March 1
Must be a descendent of a veteran and planning to attend an educational institution within the state of Michigan. Applicant must be a non-traditional student over 22 years old starting college for the first time or a student over 22 attending a vocational or trade school or a non-traditional student returning to school after an interruption in studies. Award must be applied towards tuition and books within 6 months of receiving scholarship. Judges will look at financial need, academic standing, character/leadership qualities and initiative/goals.
Contact:
The American Legion Auxiliary Department of Michigan 212 N. Verlinden Ave, Suite B Lansing, MI 48915 (517) 267-8809 info@michalaux.org michalaux.org/scholarships/