2008-2009/2009-2010 College Scholarships
Contact: Robert J. Hughes, Manager
1155 16th Stret, NW
Washington, DC 20036
Tel: 1-800-227-5558 (ext. 6250) Fax: 202-776-8803
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Eligibility: Available to all students with an emphasis on African-American, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian. Applicants must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the U.S, and a full time student at an accredited college, university, or community college. Students who are high academic achievers in chemistry or science are encouraged to apply. GPA 3.0 or higher.
Deadline: March 1
Contact: One Physics Ellipse
College Park, MD 20740-3844;
Tel: (301) 209-3200 Fax: (301) 209-0865
Eligibility: Black, Hispanic, or Native American U.S. citizens with a physics interest. Must be a high school enior, college freshman or shophomore.
Deadline: February 14
Contact: 33 West Monroe St.
Chicago, IL 60603
Tel: (312) 507-3402 Fax: (312) 507-6748
Eligibility: African-American, Hispanic, or Native-American accounting major. Applicant must display: excellence in academics, leadership, work experience, and participation in community activities.
Deadline: January 30
Contact: 1900 L St. NW, Suite 210
Washington, DC 20036-5002
Tel: (202)530-8894 Fax: (202)986-6892
Eligibility: Be of Asian and/or Pacific islander ethnicity as defined by the 2000 census. Be a U.S. citizen, U.S. National, legal permanent resident, or a citizen of the Federated States (Freely Associated States include the Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of the marshall Islands, and the repulic of Palau.) Be a first-time, degree seeking freshmen in the Fall of 2008 at a two or four year degree program at a U.S. accredited college or university in the United States, Guam, American Samoa, Commonwealth of Northern Marina Islands, or the Freely Associated States. Have a minimum cumulative, grade point average (GPA) of 2.7 or higher on a 4.0 scale (unweighted) or the G.E.D. equivalent. Have completed all required forms (Student and Recommendation) by the deadline.
Contact: Dory Larkin, Educational Department
1745 Jefferson Davis HWY, #202
Arlington, VA 22202
Tel: (800) 429-9475 Fax: (703) 607-3064
E-mail: dvosburg@afas Eligibility: Dependent children of either an active duty, deceased, disabled or retired officer from the Air Force. Grant is based on financial aid and a minimum 2.0 GPA. Beginning with 2001-2002 academic year, sons and daughters of full-time active duty AGR serving as Title 32 and retired reservists with 20 qualifying years are eligible.
Award: $1,500; renewable up to 5 years
Deadline: March 12
Contact: Beryl Love
4647 Forbes Blvd.
Tel: (877) 726-8387 Fax: (301) 459-7924
Eligibility: High school graduates who are grandchildren, sons, or daughters of American living or deceased veterans and are U.S. citizens.
Award: $1,000; renewable for 4 years
Deadline: April 15 application deadline. Request application between Jan 1-Feb 15; call in December.
Contact: Fred Luster Sr. Education foundation c/o AHBAI
P.O Box 19510
Chicago, IL 60619
Tel: (312) 644-6610 Fax: (312) 321-5194
E-mail: AHBAI@SBA.COM Eligibility: High school seniors planning to major in chemisty, business or engineering, must be enrolled in a four-year college as freshmen, must have minimum 3.0 GPA, based on financial need.
Deadline: April 15
Contact: Marcelle Austin Administrator, Foundation & Governance AMSE
Three Park Ave
New York, NY 10016-5990
Tel: (212) 591-7733 Fax: (212) 591-7739
Eligibility: Members of ASME, including ASMEAuxiliary members and student members, may nominate no more than one student each. Students must be:
Graduating high school seniors active on FIRST teams
Planning to enroll full-time in an ABET-accredited or substantially equivalent mechanical engeineering or mechanical engineering technology program, no later than the fall after their senior year in high school.
Nomination Requirements: Applicants must complete the ASME Foundation-ASME Auxiliary FIRST Clarke Scholarship Application Form. Attached to the form should be the following: Nomination Letter from an ASME member, ASME Auxiliary member, or student member attesting to the student's technical, creative and leadershipo contirbutions to the FIRST team; Evidence of the student's outsanding academic performance (resume with GPA information or transcript are both acceptable) and financial Data Worksheet as evidence of financial need.
Deadline and Sumission Requirement: The nomination package should be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org NO LATER THAN MARCH 15, 2008 or mailed and POSTMARKED NO LATER THAN MARCH 15, 2008. Award: $2,000
Deadline: February 14
Contact: Scholarship Committee
1 Coca Cola Plaza, NW
Atlanta, GA 30313
Tel: (404) 237-1300
E-mail: email@example.com Eligibility: High school seniors demonstrating leadership and academic achievement. Must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident planning to attend an accredited university. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Applicantions can be requested via telephone or through their web page. Applicants whose parents or grandparents are employees of Coca-Cola or of a Coca-Cola bottling plant are ineligible.
Deadline: October 31
Contact: The Center for Education Solutions
San Francisco, CA 94104-0208
Eligibility: Must be admitted or enrolled in an undergraduate program of study of an accredited four-year college or university in the U.S. Must value tolerance, compassion and respect for all other people in their community have demonstrate their commitments to these values by their actions must submit a 500 to 1,000 word essay explaining what you would like to do during your undergraduate program or what you would like to accomplish following the completion of your college studies.
Award: $1,500 per academic year
Deadline: Visit website for details. Only the frist 500 applications will be accepted.
Contact: Claudia leon, Chicana/Latina Foundation; Attn: Scholarship Competition
1419 Burlingame Ave. Suite N
Burlingame, CA 94010
Tel: (650) 373-1085
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org www.chicanalatina.org
Eligibility: Must be Chicana/Latina heritage
Deadline: Varies; contact for information
Contact: 911 2nd Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002
Tel: (202) 543-1771, (800) 367-5273, Fax: (202) 546-2143
Eligibility: Internship. College College bound Hispanic high school sutdents as well as undergraduates. Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. The CHCI also offers a fellowship program for Hispanic graduate students receiving advanced degrees in public policy or policy-related areas. It ranges from aides in congressional offices to assistants in the White House and government agencies and private sector corporations. The CHCI also offers financial assistance by dialing (800)EXCELDC. The Institute provides Hispanic students with access to more than fourteen hundred sources of scholarships, fellowship & internships in a broad ranges of academic fields.
Award: Fellows: $1,550/month/paid room and board Interns: $2,000 for 8-week term
Deadline: Contact for details
Contact: General Motors Corporation, Chevrolet Motor Division
Attn: GM Scholarship Administration Center
702 West Fifth Avenue, Naperville, Il 60563
Tel: (888) 377-5233
Eligibility: Eligible students must be graduation Hispanic high school seniors that have accumulated at least a 3.2 GPA. Students must demonstrate academic excellence and community involvement. As part of the application process, students must include a recommendation from a high school teacher or administrator, official high school transcripts, and a personal statement (500-750 words) about their high school experiences.
Contact: James N. Tu
136-39 41 Ave. #1A
Flushuing, NY 11355
Tel/Fax: (718) 460-4900
Eligibility: Undergraduate and graduate students of Chinese ancestry.
Deadline: August 15
Contact: Wiedner & Vandercook M.S.F.
c/o Leal Portis, Chairperson
301 Redbud Way
Nevada City, Ca 95959
Tel: (530) 272-6018
Eligibility: Applicant must be a high school senior or college freshman with a background in community involvement. the student must also include his/her plan for contributing to a healthy planet, and two letters of recommendation.
Deadline: March 1
Contact: Denise Wooten, National Urban League Scholarship Programs
120 Wall Street
New York, NY 10005
Tel: (888) 839-0467
www.nul.org/scholarships.html or www.thekaul.org/youth.htm
Eligibility: Open to minority students focusing in engineering, sales, marketing, finance, and business.
Deadline: April 15 (Open to U.S and non-U.S Citizens)
Contact: BPO Elks of the USA
2750 N. Lakeview Avenue
Chicago, IL 60614-1889
Tel: (773) 755-4732 Fax: (773) 753-4733
Eligibility: Graduation high school seniors who are U.S. citizens with a minimum of 3.0 GPA, applicants do not need to be members or children of members.
Awards: $1,000-$15,000 per year
Deadline: Application must be submitted by mid January to a local chapter, chapter locations available on website.