UNCF STEM Scholars Program

Award Amount: $12,500

Number of Awards: Five hundred (500)

Deadline: January 16, 2018

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

United Negro College Fund (UNCF) is pleased to provide “The UNCF STEM Scholars Program” to African American students. The scholarship is available to highly capable young people to pursue undergraduate STEM majors and prepares them for successful careers in a variety of STEM professions. The program provides scholarship and academic support for a total of 500 talented African American high school students who aspire to earn STEM degrees and to pursue careers in STEM fields.

Host Institution:

UNCF, the United Negro College Fund, also known as the United Fund, is an American philanthropic organization that funds scholarships for black students and general scholarship funds for 37 private historically black colleges and universities.

Eligibility:

Please see the basic entry requirements below:

  • Be African American/Black
  • Be a citizen, legal permanent resident or national of the United States
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 on an unweighted 4.0 scale and have pursued a rigorous course of study in high school
  • Have a demonstrated high level of academic performance in math and science, evidenced by a minimum unweighted GPA of 3.0 (4.0 scale) in math and science courses including pre-calculus
  • Have demonstrated financial and unmet need as measured by the student’s college or university
  • Be enrolled for the first time at a U.S.-located, accredited college or university (with the exception of students concurrently pursuing a high school diploma) in the fall as a full-time, degree-seeking, first-year student.

Instructions for Applying:

Firstly applicants must log in through the given link to apply for the scholarship:

Supporting Documents:

  • Submission of one (1) letter of recommendation submitted:
  • A high school STEM teacher
  • A STEM program sponsor (an individual who has engaged the student in a STEM program during the school year and/or summer, and who can provide insight into the student’s academic performance and potential for success in pursuing a STEM degree).
  • Completion of all Essays
  • Completion of the application form to include demographic information + Student record of leadership & community service record.

Award Description:

  • Up to $2,500 per academic year for freshmen and sophomores, $5,000 for juniors and seniors, and an additional
  • Up to $5,000 for students whose academic programs require a fifth year
  • Academic support and mentoring
  • Access to online academic support service and resource platform and other STEM-discipline support services.
  • Scholarships are renewable for five undergraduate years, contingent upon:
  1. Maintenance of a 2.5 (out of 4.0) grade-point average + Continued full-time enrollment to degree in an eligible STEM major
  2. A $5,000 stipend based on a STEM-related project/internship of the student’s interest

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.uncf.org/pages/stem-scholars-scholarship-overview

HESC Excelsior Scholarship

Award Amount: College tuition

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: December 4, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

New York State Higher Education Services Corporation is giving you a chance to apply for this “Current Excelsior Scholarship”. The program is designed for those students who have graduated from high school in the United States, earned a high school equivalency diploma, or passed a federally approved “Ability to Benefit” test. The scholarship is intended to help students and make available college tuition to achieve their education goal.

Host Institution:

The New York State Higher Education Services Corporation in New York State’s student financial aid agency, helping people pay for college by providing more grant and scholarship awards than any other state in the nation.

Eligibility:

Eligible applicants will be evaluated using the following criteria:

  • Applicants must be a resident of NYS and have resided in NYS for 12 continuous months prior to the beginning of the term.
  • Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen.
  • Applicants must have graduated from high school in the United States, earned a high school equivalency diploma, or passed a federally approved “Ability to Benefit” test.
  • Applicants must be pursuing an undergraduate degree at a SUNY or CUNY college, including community colleges and the statutory colleges at Cornell University and Alfred University.
  • Applicants must be enrolled in at least 12 credits per term and complete at least 30 credits each year successively, applicable toward his or her degree program.
  • Applicants must be in a non-default status on a student loan made under any NYS or federal education loan program or on the repayment of any NYS award.
  • Applicants must be in compliance with the terms of the service conditions imposed by an NYS award that you have previously received.

Instructions for Applying:

You can apply online for the scholarship go through the given link:

https://webapps.hesc.ny.gov/questionnaire/page.hesc?questionnaireId=58&versionNumber=1

Award Description:

The Excelsior Scholarship allows students to attend a SUNY or CUNY college tuition-free.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.hesc.ny.gov/excelsior/

Contact Information:

If you have any queries you can contact the Excelsior Scholarship Hotline at 888-697-4372 or send them an email at mailto:scholarships-at-hesc.ny.gov

RTDNA Carole Simpson Scholarship

Award Amount: $2,000

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: January 15, 2018

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) is pleased to offer “The Carole Simpson Scholarship”.  Sophomores, juniors or seniors who are pursuing careers in radio, television or digital journalism at the time the scholarship is awarded, are invited to apply. The scholarship is designed to encourage and help minority students to overcome hurdles along their career path in electronic journalism.

Host Institution:

The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA), formerly the Radio-Television News Directors Association (RTNDA), is a United States-based membership organization of radio, television, and online news directors, producers, executives, reporters, students, and educators.

Eligibility:

To be eligible for this scholarship, the applicant must:

  • Students who will be sophomores, juniors or seniors at the time the scholarship is awarded, pursuing careers in radio, television, or digital journalism.
  • Winners must be officially enrolled, full-time sophomores or above in good standing when scholarships are awarded.
  • Students may apply for only one RTDNF scholarship, and past RTDNF scholarship winners are not eligible.

Instructions for Applying:

The online application must be completed by the given link:

http://rtdna.site-ym.com/?page=rtdnfapplication&_ga=2.169300897.129808970.1510738661-150833322.1510738661

Supporting Documents:

Complete the online application forms, including:

  • Contact information
  • Experience
  • URL links to 3-5 work samples
  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Letter of recommendation

Award Description:

The recipient of the Carole Simpson Scholarship will receive $2,000 and an invitation to the Excellence in Journalism conference.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.rtdna.org/content/scholarships

UNCF Montgomery County Scholarship

Award Amount: Varies

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: December 1, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) is pleased to offer scholarship program termed as “Montgomery County Scholarship”. The scholarship is open to college sophomores, juniors, and seniors, who are permanent residents of Montgomery County. UNCF’s mission is to build a robust and nationally-recognized pipeline of under-represented students who, because of UNCF support, become highly-qualified college graduates.

Host Institution:

The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) also known as the United Fund, is an American philanthropic organization that funds scholarships for black students and general scholarship funds for 37 private historically black colleges and universities.

Eligibility:

 To be considered for the scholarship the candidate must:

  • Minimum cumulative 2.5-grade point average.
  • Applicants must be U.S. Citizen, U.S. national or permanent resident.
  • Applicants must be College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior.
  • The student must be enrolled in 4-Year Colleges, HBCUs.

Instructions for Applying:

Interested applicants must sign in to apply for the given link:

https://scholarships.uncf.org/Account/LogOn

Award Description:

The award amount of the scholarship varies.

Detailed Information Link:

https://scholarships.uncf.org/Program/Details/54e42e7c-dd98-439a-8b0f-56f271167de7

Contact Information:

Have any questions you can ask Pia Holland at pia.holland-at-Uncf.org

FIRE Speech Essay Contest

Award Amount: $20,000

Number of Awards: Nine (9)

Deadline: December 31, 2017

Winner Announcement: January 31, 2018

Brief Description:

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education is pleased to offer an essay contest program named as “FIRE Speech Essay Contest”. The scholarship program is open to juniors and seniors students who are enrolled in high schools, including home-schooled students, as well as U.S. citizens attending schools overseas.

Host Institution:

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, or FIRE, is a nonprofit educational foundation based in Philadelphia. FIRE’s mission is to defend and sustain individual rights at America’s colleges and universities.

Eligibility:

You are encouraged to apply if you are

  • Juniors and seniors in U.S. high schools, including home-schooled students.
  • S. citizens attending schools overseas.

Instructions for Applying:

The application can be submitted online by the given link:

https://www.thefire.org/student-network/essay-contest/#details

Supporting Documents:

Students must submit an essay between 800 and 1,000 words, why free speech is so important to higher education, and why censorship undermines the ideals of liberal education and a free society.

Award Description:

  • First prize: One $10,000
  • Second prize: One $5,000
  • Runner-up prizes: Three $1,000
  • Remaining entrants: Four $500

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.thefire.org/student-network/essay-contest/

 

Potawatomi Area Council, Robert F. Smart Scholarship

Award Amount: $5,000

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: November 30, 2017.

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

Potawatomi Area Council, Boy Scouts of America is pleased to announce “Potawatomi Area Council, Robert F. Smart Scholarship”. To be considered for the program, the candidate should graduate from high school this spring or is currently in college. The Mission of the Council is to help the ever-increasing number of youth mature into adults exhibiting traits of participating citizenship, character and personal fitness founded upon the moral and ethical values expressed in the Scout Oath/Promise and Law.

Host Institution:

The Potawatomi Area Council is headquartered in Waukesha, Wisconsin. The Potawatomi Area Council serves all of Waukesha County and portions of Dodge, Jefferson, Walworth and Washington Counties. They promote future generations of leaders to serve their communities by increasing the number of youth in Scouting.

Eligibility:

To be eligible, the student must possess

  • Applicant must be an Eagle Scout
  • You will graduate from high school this spring or is currently in college
  • Resides within the boundaries of the Potawatomi Area Council
  • Applicant is active in his local church o Is in need of financial support for post-high school education

Instructions for Applying:

In order to apply you can go through the given link to download the application form:

http://pacbsa.doubleknot.com/document/nesascholarship2018criteria/175764

Supporting Documents:

Applicants must submit a short written biography about why he believes he is qualified for consideration of this scholarship and any other significant accomplishments and personal goals he feels are noteworthy.

Submitting Details:

All completed application and supporting documents should be sent via email to Matthew Winters at Matthew.Winters-at-scouting.org

Or mail to Potawatomi Area Council, ATTN: Matthew Winters, 804 Bluemound Road, Waukesha WI 53188

Award Description:

The successful applicant will receive the sum of $5,000.

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.pacbsa.org/openrosters/ViewOrgPageLink.aspx?orgkey=2402&itemkey=14179

 

Udall Undergraduate Scholarship Program

Award Amount: $7,000 each

Number of Awards: Fifty (50)

Deadline: March 8, 2018

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

The Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation would like to announce “Udall Undergraduate Scholarship”. Sophomore or junior-level college student at a two-year or four-year accredited institution of higher education in the United States, pursuing a bachelor‘s or associate’s degree during the 2017-2018 academic year are invited to apply. The Udall Foundation’s programs promote leadership, education, collaboration, and conflict resolution in the areas of environment, public lands, and natural resources in order to strengthen Native nations.

Host Institution:

The Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation is an Executive Branch office of the United States Government. The foundation was established by the Congress in 1992 to honor Morris Udall’s thirty years of service in the House of Representatives.

Eligibility:

You are encouraged to apply if you are

  • Sophomore or junior-level college student at a two-year or four-year accredited institution of higher education in the United States, pursuing a bachelor’s or associate’s degree during the 2017-2018 academic year.
  • Applicants will be pursuing a bachelor’s degree full-time during the 2018-2019 academic year; and
  • Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or U.S. permanent resident.

Instructions for Applying:

Interested applicants must download the application form from the given link: https://udall.gov/documents/word/SampleScholarshipApplication.doc

Supporting Documents:

  • In order to be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must write an 800-word essay on a speech, legislative act, book, or public policy statement by either Morris K. Udall or Stewart L. Udall and its impact on your interests and goals.
  • Transcripts for all college coursework.
  • Three letters of recommendation that speak to your leadership, public service and academic achievements.

Award Description:

  • The financial aspect of the Udall Scholarship can be used toward tuition, fees, books and supplies, and room and board.
  • It can be used to cover these expenses at an institution other than your home institution, with additional documentation.

Detailed Information Link:

https://udall.gov/OurPrograms/Scholarship/Scholarship.aspx

Law Office of David E. Gordon Scholarship Essay & Video Contest

Award Amount: $1,500

Number of Awards: Two (2)

Deadline: December 8, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

David Gordon invites students to apply and competes for “The Law Office of David E. Gordon Scholarship Essay & Video Contest”. Current high school junior or senior or a student who is currently enrolled in a two-year or four-year college or university is eligible to apply for the scholarship. Law firm’s goal is to help high school students with college plans as well as current college students to achieve their dreams.

Host Institution:

David Gordon is one of fewer than 2% of Board Certified lawyers in Tennessee.  If you’ve been injured in an accident or need help with Social Security Disability, choose a lawyer that has been tested by a panel of judges and is highly reviewed by peers and clients.  David’s goal is to give you time and attention that is uncommon for a law office.

Eligibility:

You are encouraged to apply if you are:

  • A U.S. citizen or legal permanent U.S. resident
  • A current high school junior or senior or a student who is currently enrolled in a two-year or four-year college or university.

Instructions for Applying:

To be applying for the contest, you must submit an original essay of no more than 600 words or an original video of no longer than two minutes that addresses the following topic:

  • Kolin Kaepernick drew much attention when he refused to stand for the national anthem before an NFL Was he wrong not to stand or was it a legitimate method to bring attention to a real problem in our country?
  • Your essay or video must reflect that you have thoroughly researched the subject. You must cite all sources of information. If you have a personal experience to share, please do so. Do not plagiarize, which is grounds for immediate disqualification. You are limited to one essay or video.

Submitting Details:

To be considered for the scholarships, you must submit your entry to Dagordonlaw-at-gmail.com

Award Description:

  • First place winner will receive: $1,000
  • Second place winner will receive: $500

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.davidgordonlaw.com/scholarship-2017/

Contact Information:

Have any question you can contact to dagordonlaw-at-gmail.com.

Student Veterans of America Scholarship Program

Award Amount: $10,000

Number of Awards: Five (5)

Deadline: November 6, 2017, at noon 12:00 PM EST

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

Student Veterans of America (SVA) in the partnership with Raytheon would like to announce “SVA Scholarship”. You must be entering their sophomore, junior or senior year of undergraduate study, or be enrolled in a graduate program for the 2017-2018 academic year to apply for the scholarship. At the individual level, SVA empowers veterans to be informed consumers of higher education and make the most of the transition to civilian life.

Host Institution:

Student Veterans of America (SVA), is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization focused on addressing the needs and concerns of American military veterans in higher education. SVA is best known for being an umbrella organization for student veterans’ groups that advocates for improvements in veterans educational benefits. Its efforts, combined with other veterans’ service organizations, led to passage of the Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008

Eligibility:

All Scholarship applicants must be:

  • Be entering their sophomore, junior or senior year of undergraduate study, or be enrolled in a graduate program for the 2017-2018 academic year.
  • Be attending full-time at an accredited four-year university in the United States
  • Be pursuing an engineering degree or a degree in a closely related field, as listed below
  • Demonstrate a commitment to and passion for their chosen field of study
  • Demonstrate leadership and engagement in their community
  • Be a current student veteran, as proven by a DD 214 and transcript
  • Have received an honorable discharge, or be in good standing with his/her branch of service

Instructions for Applying:

If you are interested in applying for the fellowship you can check the given link:

https://studentveterans.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0rcYBkY6nZSc11P

Supporting Documents:

  • Current Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Unofficial copy of current university transcript updated for the most recently completed semester
  • One letter of reference from a professor, adviser or supervisor
  • Responses to the 2 essay questions
  • DD 214, Certificate of Discharge

To be eligible for the fellowship applicant must write a maximum of 300-500 words essay. You must response responses in your essay to the 2 essay questions given below:

What sparked your interest in your chosen field of study? What do you hope to accomplish with your degree?  In your answer, please describe how your experiences have influenced the goals you have for yourself.

  • Please provide 1-2 examples of how you have demonstrated leadership.  Explain how you were influential and what you were trying to achieve.  These need not be demonstrated through formal or traditional leadership roles.  Think broadly and examine the many ways you are having an effect on the members of your technical community, your chapter, your university, or your broader community.

Submitting Details:

All materials, including transcript, must be addressed to the address given below:

Student Veterans of America c/o

Raytheon-SVA Scholarship Committee

1012 14th Street NW, Suite 1200,

Washington D.C. 20005

Award Description:

The program provides five scholarships of $10,000 each.

Detailed Information Link:

http://studentveterans.org/programs/scholarships?layout=edit&id=16

Contact Information:

Have any query you can contact to SVA team member at (202) 223-4710.

StudySoup Inc Women in Technology Scholarship

Award Amount: $2,000

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: October 31, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

StudySoup, Inc. is pleased to announce a scholarship program named as “Women in Technology Scholarship”. Currently attending high school (or equivalent) and will be attending an accredited university or college in the next academic year are invited to apply for the scholarship. As a company Studysoup are driven to help students succeed, they know that college is an important step along many career paths, but it can be expensive

Host Institution:

StudySoup, Inc. filed as a Statement & Designation By Foreign Corporation in the State of California on Tuesday, October 29, 201, and is approximately four years old, as recorded in documents filed with California Secretary of State. A corporate filing is called a foreign filing when an existing corporate entity files in a state other than the state they originally filed in. This does not necessarily mean that they are from outside the United States.

Eligibility:

To be eligible, the student must possess

  • Currently attending high school (or equivalent) and will be attending an accredited university or college in the next academic year.
  • Currently attending an accredited university or college (undergraduate and graduate students are both eligible)

Instructions for Applying:

You can sign in yourself through the given link to apply for the scholarship: https://studysoup.com/scholarships/women-in-technology

Award Description:

The winner will receive a Scholarship Award in the amount of two thousand dollars ($2,000).

Detailed Information Link:

https://studysoup.com/scholarships/women-in-technology

Contact Information:

If you have any question you can fill the contact form through the given link:

https://studysoup.com/marketing/support/contact

EF Global Classroom Foundation Global Citizen Scholarship

Award Amount: Recipients will join peers from across the country on a July 2018 journey to Berlin, Germany

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: November 1, 2017

Winner Announcement: December 18th, 2017

Brief Description:

EF Global Classroom Foundation is glad to announce a “Global Citizen Scholarship” opportunity for the student. This Global Citizen Scholarship is open to U.S. residents ages 13 or older at the time of entry who are current freshmen, sophomores, or juniors in high school. EF’s Global Citizen Scholarship gives you the opportunity to bring your innovative ideas to life, both abroad and at home.

Host Institution:

Since the groundbreaking in September of 2016, a team of Japanese consultants has been assessing the site, processing plans and training local Nepalese workers in the building of technologically advanced structures at Shree Jalapa Devi. The technology being employed is called SRF – Super Reinforcement with Flexibility. It has taken a few months to put these plans into practice – as this technology is at the forefront of earthquake-resistant structural rebuilding.

Eligibility:

Candidates for the program must demonstrate the following:

  • Applicants must be U.S. residents ages 13 or older at the time of entry who are current freshmen, sophomores, or juniors in high school.
  • Employees, directors, officers, and principals of EF Institute for Cultural Exchange, Inc., its subsidiaries, affiliates, contractors, agents and members of their immediate families or households are not eligible to participate.

Instructions for Applying:

Applicants can apply for the scholarship through the given link: http://2018globalcitizencampaign.hscampaigns.com/#enter-now\

Submitting Details:

Award Description:

  • Recipients will join peers from across the country on a July 2018 journey to Berlin, Germany to explore the topic of the Influence of Technology on Society.
  • EF reserves the right to adjust tour destinations and details as needed. In order to participate on the tour to Europe, all recipients must complete the EF Educational Tours application which includes a Release and Agreement.
  • Scholarship recipients will be expected to participate in a variety of pre/post tour activities to prepare for the scholarship experience.
  • EF reserves the right to disqualify any recipient prior to the tour if they do not continue to exemplify the qualities of a Global Citizen or if, in EF’s sole discretion, their participation on the tour would no longer be appropriate.
  • Travelers will be required to obtain their own travel documentation, including but not limited to a passport and any applicable visa.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.eftours.com/global-citizen

Harvey Mudd College First Robotics Scholarship

Award Amount: $10,000

Number of Awards: One (1)

Deadline: January 10, 2018

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

Harvey Mudd College (HMC) invites students to apply and compete for the “First Robotics Scholarship”. The student who has participated in a FIRST Competition in high school and has minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA are eligible to apply. Harvey Mudd College seeks to educate engineers, scientists, and mathematicians well versed in all of these areas and in the humanities and the social sciences so that they may assume leadership in their fields with a clear understanding of the impact of their work on society.

Host Institution:

Harvey Mudd College (HMC) is a private residential liberal arts college of science, engineering, and mathematics, founded in 1955 and located in Claremont, California, United States.

Eligibility:

To be eligible, the student must possess

  • The student who has participated in a FIRST Competition in high school.
  • Only first-year applicants are eligible to apply for the FIRST Scholarship.
  • Student maintains a minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA.

Instructions for Applying:

If you’d like to apply for the scholarship you may go through the given link:

https://connect.hmc.edu/register/FIRST

Award Description:

  • Harvey Mudd College offers one $10,000 scholarship to the winning applicant.
  • The scholarship is renewable for three years for a total of $40,000.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.hmc.edu/admission/afford/scholarships-and-grants/merit-based-scholarships/first-scholarship/

Boston College AVH Traveling Fellowship

Award Amount: $3,000

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: March 28, 2018

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

Boston College is pleased to introduce you a fellowship program termed as “AVH Traveling Fellowship”. Boston College sophomores and juniors who have a grade point average of 3.0 or greater are eligible to apply for the fellowship program. The purpose of this award is to prepare Boston College students for leadership in the United States and the world at large by enriching their personal and educational development through travel.

Host Institution:

Boston College (also referred to as BC) is a private Jesuit Catholic research university located in the affluent village of Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, United States, 6 miles (9.7 km) west of downtown Boston. It has 9,100 full-time undergraduates and almost 5,000 graduate students. The university’s name reflects its early history as a liberal arts college and preparatory school (now Boston College High School) in Dorchester.

Eligibility:

Boston College sophomores and juniors who have a grade point average of 3.0 or greater are invited to apply.

Instructions for Applying:

You will be required to submit the following:

  • Submit a 500-word summary of her/his study abroad experience
  • Submit a final paper (a minimum of 10-15 double-spaced pages)
  • Participate/present at BC’s Undergraduate Research Symposium
  • Participate in the AVH Traveling Fellowship Award Ceremony
  • Be available to prospective AVH applicants to answer general questions about the application process.

Submitting Details:

Completed application packets submitted by March 28, 2018, at the address given below:

Amanda V. Houston Traveling Fellowship Committee
c/o African and African Diaspora Studies Program (AADS)
Lyons Hall 301
Boston College

Award Description:

The fellowship provides up to $3000 toward domestic or international travel, including transportation, lodging, meals and research-related expenses.

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.bc.edu/schools/cas/aads/resources/avh.html

Contact Information:

For further questions please contact Richard Paul at paulri-at-bc.edu.

Walton UNCF K-12 Education Fellowship Program

Award Amount: Varies

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: January 8, 2018, 11:59 PM EST

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

The United Negro College Fund is happy to announce the Walton-UNCF K-12 Education Fellowship Program. The program is open to students who are undergraduate juniors from select historically black colleges and universities to participate in a leadership development and paid intern placement program that partners with innovative K-12 educational reform enterprises. The program’s aim is to provide a robust pipeline for high-achieving African Americans engaged in education reform in America.

Host Institution:

UNCF, the United Negro College Fund, also known as the United Fund, is an American philanthropic organization that funds scholarships for black students and general scholarship funds for 37 private historically black colleges and universities. UNCF was incorporated on April 25, 1944, by Frederick D. Patterson, Mary McLeod Bethune, and others.

Eligibility:

Applicants for the fellowship must meet each of the following requirements:

  • The applicants must maintain at least a 0-grade point average on a 4.0 scale.
  • The applicants must be African American.
  • The applicants must U.S. citizen or a permanent resident.
  • The applicants must be enrolled in an HBCU institution.
  • The applicants must be classified as a Junior.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, the applicant can submit an online application by login or register through the given link: https://scholarships.uncf.org/Account/LogOn

Supporting Documents:

To apply, students should submit the one recommendation letter from a school administrator or faculty member.

Award Description:

The United Negro College Fund Organisation will cover summer housing and travel.

Detailed Information Link:

https://scholarships.uncf.org/Program/Details/7ca568a6-90bc-440f-8dc0-8723073404a8?_ga=2.234980228.444966036.1508667243-698063627.1506072747

Radio Television Digital News Association Mike Reynolds Scholarship

Award Amount: $1,000

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: January 15, 2018

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Foundation is glad to announce “Mike Reynolds Scholarship”.  Students who will be sophomores, juniors or seniors at the time the scholarship is awarded, pursuing careers in radio, television, or digital journalism are eligible to apply. The scholarship is dedicated to the news business, strong interest in pursuing a career in electronic journalism and a demonstrated need for financial assistance.

Host Institution:

RTDNF, a 501 (c) 3 educational foundation, was created to help RTDNA members embody and uphold the standards of ethical journalism and promote leadership in the newsroom. RTDNF offers the broadcast and digital news community professional development opportunities, an open forum for the discussion of ethics, assistance with the development of leadership skills, support of First Amendment issues and the exchange of ideas and perspectives from broadcast and digital journalists worldwide. The Foundation also provides scholarships and fellowships to aspiring and early-career broadcast and digital journalists.

Eligibility:

To be eligible, the student must possess

  • Students who will be sophomores, juniors or seniors at the time the scholarship is awarded, pursuing careers in radio, television, or digital journalism
  • Winners must be officially enrolled, full-time sophomores or above in good standing when scholarships are awarded
  • Students may apply for only one RTDNF scholarship, and past RTDNF scholarship winners are not eligible.

Instructions for Applying:

Applications must be completed by the given link:

http://rtdna.site-ym.com/?page=rtdnfapplication&_ga=2.47733159.1877301795.1508303797-1345502958.1508303797

Supporting Documents:

To complete your application, please submit the following supporting documents:

  • Complete the online application form, including:
  1. Contact information
  2. Experience
  3. URL links to 3-5 work samples

Work samples should be broadcast (television/radio) or online news pieces

Work samples should be uploaded to a host site like YouTube, Vimeo, SoundCloud, etc.

  • Upload the supplemental materials:
  1. Cover letter

Discuss your current and past journalism experience

Describe how you intend to use the funds

Discuss your choice to pursue a career in journalism

Addressed to RTDNF Scholarship Committee

  • Resume
  • Letter of recommendation
  1. From a professor, advisor, or supervisor
  2. Addressed to RTDNF Scholarship Committee

Award Description:

The recipient of the scholarship will receive $1,000 and an invitation to the Excellence in Journalism conference.

Detailed Information Link:

http://rtdna.org/content/mike_reynolds_journalism_scholarship

Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship

Award Amount: $1,000

Number of Awards:10

Deadline: January 30, 2018

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

Digital Responsibility is pleased to announce the Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship. The program is open to high school freshman, sophomore, junior, senior, college, and graduate school student of any level. There is no age limit, home-schooled students are also eligible. In order to apply, the applicants will submit a full length 500- to 1,000-word essay about technology addiction.

Host Institution:

Digital Responsibility was started by a group of Silicon Valley tech employees who wished to share with young people the personal and public consequences of technology. Technology is part of our daily lives, but we have an obligation to use it and share it responsibly.

Eligibility:

To be eligible for the scholarship, the applicants must:

  • Be a high school freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior or a current or entering college or graduate school student of any level.
  • Home-schooled students are also eligible.
  • There is no age limit.
  • You must also be a U.S. citizen or legal resident.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, the applicant can submit an online application through the given link:

http://www.digitalresponsibility.org/technology-addiction-awareness-scholarship

Award Description:

  • Digital Responsibility will select the 10 finalists based on the content of the 140-character message.
  • The winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship.

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.digitalresponsibility.org/technology-addiction-awareness-scholarship

Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Student Excellence Scholarship

Award Amount: $10,000

Number of Awards: Hundred (100)

Deadline: Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

The Herb Kohl Educational Foundation is thrilled to announce a scholarship program named as “Student Excellence Scholarship”.  You must be graduating high school students who intend to enroll in a postsecondary institution, which may be a public or nonpublic university, college, or vocational/technical college to apply for the scholarship program. The purpose of the Herb Kohl Excellence Scholarship program is to recognize student leadership, citizenship, school and community involvement, and academic achievement.

Host Institution:

The Herb Kohl Educational Foundation is a component of Herb Kohl Philanthropies, which supports several initiatives, all aimed at improving education, economic opportunity and quality of life for the people of Milwaukee and Wisconsin.  These initiatives include Herb Kohl Charities and Learning Journeys, in addition to the Herb Kohl Educational Foundation.

Eligibility:

To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

  • Applicants must be graduating high school students who intend to enroll in a postsecondary institution, which may be a public or nonpublic university, college, or vocational/technical college.
  • Students, who are residents of the State of Wisconsin, are in good standing, and who demonstrate probable success in postsecondary education are eligible to apply.
  • Eligibility is not limited by GPA, class rank, or any other school or program conferred status (ex. National Honor Society).

Instructions for Applying:

If you are interested to be applying for the scholarship you may check the given link:

http://www.kohleducation.org/studentexcellence/

Supporting Documents:

Each student must submit three letters of recommendation, one from each of the following categories:

  • Teacher
  • Counselor or Principal
  • Community member or family friend who is not affiliated with your school district

Award Description:

The Foundation awards $10,000 scholarships to 100 Wisconsin high school graduates.

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.kohleducation.org/studentexcellence/

Zeqr Scholarship Program

Award Amount: $1,000

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: 11:59 pm PST on December 15th, 2017

Winner Announcement: 11:59 pm PST on December 22, 2017

Brief Description:

There is a unique and amazing opportunity available to receive “Zeqr scholarship” which is provided by Zeqr.com. The scholarship is open to those who are currently enrolled in a high school or college/university student within the United States or Canada. Zeqr,s  knowledge hub aims to connect people interested in similar ideas and provide them with all the tools necessary for a unique live knowledge sharing experience, including built-in video calling and screen sharing functions.

Zeqr is a new global knowledge sharing marketplace that connects like-minded people who seek to impart knowledge (Xperts) and those who are eager to become better informed (Zeqrs).

Eligibility:

The annual scholarship award is for students who are currently enrolled in a high school or college/university student within the United States or Canada.

Instructions for Applying:

To be applying for the scholarship applicants must write an 800 – 1,200-word article discussing how online learning is changing the traditional educational model of learning and what the future of education might look like. Some of the questions you can try to answer are:

  • How and why is e-learning shaping the future of education?
  • How will this change the way students learn?
  • Who will benefit most from this new way of learning?

All essay and application must be submitted by the given link: https://www.zeqr.com/scholarship

Award Description:

The applicant of the winning project will receive a one-time scholarship of $1,000, which may be applied to the following school-related expenses.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.zeqr.com/scholarship

Truckee Meadows Community College Nevada Promise Scholarship

Award Amount: Scholarship covers the cost of the registration fee and mandatory fees.

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: October 31, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

Truckee Meadows Community College is pleased to announce a scholarship program named as “Nevada Promise Scholarship”. The scholarship is designed to Enroll in a minimum of 12 semester credit hours in an associate degree program, a bachelor’s degree program or a certificate of achievement program for each semester of the school year immediately following the school year in which the student graduates from high school.

Host Institution:

Truckee Meadows Community College is a 2-year, public community college and technical college located in the Truckee Meadowsof Reno, Nevada. The Community College is primarily a commuter campus with 5 locations. The main (Dandini) campus is located just north of Interstate 80 and U.S. Route 395 in Reno.

Eligibility:

Please see the basic entry requirements below

  • Be classified as a Nevada resident for tuition purposes by the institution where they plan to receive the NV Promise Scholarship.
  • Before the beginning of the Fall 2018 semester have earned one of the following during the 2017-2018 academic year:
  1. High school diploma from a public or private high school located in Nevada;
  2. High school diploma from a public high school in a county of another state that borders Nevada and accepts Nevada residents; or
  3. General Equivalency Diploma (GED) or equivalent document.
  • Be less than 20 years of age when initially receiving the scholarship.
  • Not have earned a prior associate or bachelor’s degree.
  • Not be in default on any federal student loan.
  • Not owe a refund to any federal student aid program.
  • Meet all program deadlines, including:
  1. Complete the Nevada Promise Application no later than 11:59 p.m. on October 31, 2017, for the Fall 2018 award year.
  2. Attend at least one training meeting offered by the college no later than December 30, 2017.
  3. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) no later than April 1, 2018, and subsequently receive an Expected Family Contribution (EFC).
  4. No later than April 30, 2018:
  5. Meet at least once with their mentor (assigned by the college);
  6. Complete at least 20 hours of eligible community service; and
  7. Attend a second training meeting offered by the college.
  • Enroll in a minimum of 12 semester credit hours in an associate degree program, a bachelor’s degree program or a certificate of achievement program for each semester of the school year immediately following the school year in which the student graduates from high school.

Instructions for Applying:

If you are interested to apply for the scholarship, you must check the given link: https://nshe.onbaseonline.com/FormsAppNet/UnityForm.aspx?key=UFSessionIDKey

Award Description:

  • As a last-dollar scholarship, the Nevada Promise Scholarship covers the cost of the registration fee and mandatory fees (tuition is not charged to residents of Nevada) not covered by other gift aid.
  • Gift aid is defined as a federal Pell Grant, a Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), a Silver State Opportunity Grant (SSOG), or a Governor Guinn Millennium Scholarship (GGMS).
  • The Nevada Promise Scholarship can provide for up to three years of coverage of registration fees and other mandatory fees to eligible students not covered by other gift aid, subject to appropriation.
  • If there are not sufficient funds available for all eligible scholarship applicants, students will be awarded in order of the date the application was received.

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.tmcc.edu/nevada-promise-scholarship/

Contact Information:

Have any question you may contact to the address given below:

Truckee Meadows Community College
7000 Dandini Boulevard, RDMT 315
Reno, Nevada 89512-3999
Telephone: 775-673-8236 or Fax: 775-674-7939

Boettcher Foundation Colorado Merit-Based Scholarships

Award Amount: $15,000

Number of Awards: 42 annually

Deadline: November 1 of your senior year

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The Boettcher Foundation is pleased to announce their merit-based scholarships (the Boettcher Scholarship program) for students provide what is essentially a full-ride to any four-year institution in Colorado. The programs are open to graduating Colorado high school seniors who have lived in Colorado for their junior and senior years of high school. Any student can request an application from their counselor or advisor if they feel they are competitive. The foundation needs Colorado’s best minds to stay in Colorado. That’s why they create a scholarship to support Colorado’s top students by providing them with Colorado scholarships to attain an excellent in-state education and access to additional opportunities that enrich their time in college.

Host Institution:

The Boettcher Foundation is one of the largest philanthropic organizations in Colorado, based in Denver. Founded by the Claude K. Boettcher Family in 1937 to assist, encourage and promote quality of life for the citizens of Colorado, the Foundation has invested more than $300 million in Colorado through scholarships and capital grants.

Eligibility:

To be considered for the Boettcher Scholarship, you must meet these minimum requirements:

  • Be a graduating Colorado high school senior who has lived in Colorado for your junior and senior years of high school
  • Be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States
  • Meet the requirements for Colorado ASSET AND one of (a) or (b) below:
  1. Hold legal status in the United States or
  2. Meet the requirements and have applied or started the process of applying for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

Instructions for Applying:

In order to apply, the applicants can submit an online application through the given link: http://boettcherfoundation.org/scholarship-eligibility-requirements-and-selection-criteria/

Supporting Documents:

  • Essay
  • Recommendation
  • Applicants will need to submit an official transcript and standardized ACT or SAT test scores mailed directly from the testing agency/agencies to the Boettcher Foundation.

Award Description:

The Boettcher Scholarship (Colorado scholarship)awards 42 scholarships annually and covers the cost of a scholar’s tuition, fees, and books for eight semesters/12 quarters at approved Colorado four-year universities or colleges. Additionally, Boettcher Scholars also receive a living stipend. All the following are Included in a Boettcher Scholarship:

  • Full Tuition and Fees: The scholarship covers tuition as well as laboratory and other special fees at any of these accredited, four-year Colorado undergraduate institutions
  • Living Stipend: Each scholar receives $2,800/year to be used toward room and board.
  • Book Allowance: Each year, the college or university determines the amount.
  • Campus Enrichment Programming: The Foundation provides funding to the partner Colorado colleges to enrich the college experience for Boettcher Scholarship recipients.
  • Annual Events

Detailed Information Link:

http://boettcherfoundation.org/colorado-scholarships/

Contact Information:

If you have any question, contact to Tiffany Anderson, director of the Boettcher Scholarship program, at tiffany-at-boettcherfoundation.org or 303.285.6209.

Robertson Scholars Leadership High School Program

Award Amount: Full tuition, mandatory fees, room and board

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: November 15, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The Robertson Scholars Leadership Program is the only scholarship in the country that offers students’ access to the resources of two of the most highly regarded universities in the world – Duke University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The program is available for current high school students who are applying to enter Duke/UNC in the fall of 2018.During the academic year, Scholars have the opportunity to participate in programs and activities designed to help them learn new skills, expand their academic and professional networks, and solidify their personal and professional goals.

Host Institution:

The Robertson Scholars Leadership Program was created in 2000 through a $24 million gift from Julian Robertson, a 1955 graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill, and his wife, Josie. Inspired by their sons, one of whom graduated from Duke in 1998 and another who graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill in 2001, the Robertson’s believed that each institution offered a distinctive undergraduate experience, but that the combination of the two promised a breadth and depth of resources that no other university could match.

Eligibility:

  • Students must apply for undergraduate admission to Duke and/or UNC-Chapel Hill the same year they apply to the Robertson Scholars Leadership Program.
  • Students must apply to the school(s) of their choice by the respective Early or Regular deadlines.
  • Admission to Duke and UNC-Chapel Hill are separate processes. All forms and correspondence dealing with admission to these institutions should go directly to their respective Offices of Undergraduate Admissions.
  • Students who are currently studying in the U.K., African Leadership Academy, New Zealand and Australia should review the International Selection page for eligibility guidelines at http://robertsonscholars.org/selection/international/
  • All international students from regions other than the U.K., Africa, New Zealand, and Australia, and students from these regions who do not meet partner school requirements are eligible to apply for the Robertson Program and should complete the traditional High School application.
  • Transfer students are not eligible to apply.
  • Students who have applied for the Morehead-Cain Scholarship are not eligible to apply for the Robertson at UNC-Chapel Hill, but they may apply for the Robertson at Duke.

Instructions for Applying:

All students who wish to be considered for the Robertson Scholars Leadership Program are strongly encouraged to complete our online application through the given link: https://robertsonscholars.org/apply/high-school/

Supporting Documents:

  • Require 2 letters of recommendation for each applicant
  • Online application requires that students self-report either their SAT score OR ACT score
  • Submit an official transcript as part of your university admissions application to Duke and/or UNC.

Award Description:

The Robertson Scholars Leadership Program provides eight semesters of full tuition, room, and board, and most mandatory fees for Scholars at Duke and UNC-Chapel Hill. Scholars also have access to generous funding for up to three summer experiences.

Detailed Information Link:

https://robertsonscholars.org/

University of Puget Sound Theatre Scholarship

Award Amount:$1,000 to $1,500

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: January 15, 2018

Winner Announcement:  Not known

Brief Description:

At the University of Puget Sound, the Department of Theatre Arts has been offering the Theatre Scholarships to encourage talented and hardworking students to participate in theatre at Puget Sound. In addition, they also offer a limited number of scholarships to sophomores, juniors, and seniors for exceptional academic achievement and outstanding contributions to the theatre program. The program interested in students who can participate in a theatrical activity while also maintaining excellent grade point averages. The program also interested in students who are seeking a well-rounded liberal arts education and a thorough background in all aspects of theatre.

Host Institution:

The University of Puget Sound is an independent predominantly residential undergraduate liberal arts college with selected graduate programs building effectively on a liberal arts foundation. The mission of the university is to develop in its student’s capacities for critical analysis, aesthetic appreciation, sound judgment, and apt expression that will sustain a lifetime of intellectual curiosity, active inquiry, and reasoned independence.

Eligibility:

  • All incoming students (Freshman and Transfer) are eligible to apply
  • Students who are seeking a well-rounded liberal arts education
  • Students who can participate in theatrical activity
  • Continuing sophomore, Junior, and Senior, students are eligible to apply for Course Assistant scholarships for their acting and core classes and Production Support scholarships in costume, dramaturgy, house management/outreach, lighting, research, stage management, sound or props.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply for an incoming student award, the applicants must include the following items and send to the Department of Theatre Arts.

  • A one-page resume, detailing your theatrical experience. Be sure to include your name and address and phone number.
  • A one-page letter describing your intentions for studying theatre here at Puget Sound – whether you intend to major, minor, or simply participate in co-curricular productions. Also, discuss your reasons for coming to a strong liberal arts university instead of one which offers specialized “Theatre only” training. In this letter, indicate whether you have applied and been accepted to the university. Only those who have a University of Puget Sound application on file may be considered for the scholarship, and only those who have officially been admitted can be offered theatre scholarships.
  • A photo (face only).
  • One letter of recommendation from a teacher or director who can comment on your talent, work ethic, discipline, and ability to maintain good grades while doing theatre work.
  • Acting emphasis: video audition required: how to apply: In addition to the four items listed above, a video is required for acting emphasize They accept VHS videotapes or DVDs. Prepare one monologue of no more than three minutes. If you would like, you may also prepare a song of no more than two minutes (optional). Note that we are not interested in a video of the applicant in school/community productions, etc.
  • Production emphasis: how to apply: There is no audition video required for those students primarily interested in production areas such as scenery, costumes, dramaturgy, lights, props, sound or stage management. Simply send them all items and add a paragraph to your letter which describes your major contributions to theatre production areas.

Submitting Details:

The applicants must send required items to:

Department of Theatre Arts
Scholarships
University of Puget Sound
1500 N. Warner St. #1084
Tacoma, WA 98416-1084

Award Description:

Department of Theatre Arts is offering a one-time award of $1,000 to $1,500 to exceptional incoming students.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.pugetsound.edu/academics/departments-and-programs/undergraduate/theatre-arts/scholarships/#incoming

Contact Information:

If you have any question, call or send them an e-mail, to theatre office coordinator at 253.879.3330 or theatre-at-pugetsound.edu.

Broadcast Education Association Administers Scholarship

Award Amount: $27,000

Number of Awards: Ten (10)

Deadline: October 11, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

The Broadcast Education Association is pleased to offer “BEA Administers Scholarship” annually, to honor broadcasters and the entire electronic media profession. Students who are enrolled in a BEA 2-Year member institution or graduates of these programs now enrolled in a BEA 4-Year institution are eligible to apply.  BEA serves as a forum for exposition, analysis, and debate of issues of social importance to developing members’ awareness which will ultimately help students develop as more thoughtful practitioners.

Host Institution:

The Broadcast Education Association (BEA) was established in 1955, initially as the Association for Professional Broadcast Education, but the current name was adopted in 1973. The BEA is the premier international academic media organization, driving insights, excellence in media production, and career advancement for educators, students, and professionals.

Eligibility:

In order to participate in the scholarship contest, entrants must meet the following criteria:

  • Students who are enrolled in a BEA 2-Year member institution or graduates of these programs now enrolled in a BEA 4-Year institution.
  • The BEA Two Year Award is for study at member schools offering only freshman and sophomore instruction, or for use at a four-year member school by a graduate of a BEA two-year campus.
  • All juniors, seniors and graduate students at BEA member institutions are eligible to apply.
  • Current scholarship holders are not eligible to reapply in the year following their award.
  • All scholarships must be applied to study at a campus where at least one department is a BEA institutional member.
  • All other scholarships are awarded to juniors, seniors and graduate students attending BEA Member institutions.

Instructions for Applying:

The applicant can download online writable PDF forms go through the given link: http://www.beaweb.org/pdfs/ScholarshipForm1.pdf

Supporting Documents:

You must provide the following documents along with your application given below:

  • Personal and academic data
  • Transcripts
  • Broadcast and other experience
  • A written statement of your career goals in no more than 250 words
  • Supportive statements from two references, one of which must be an electronic media faculty member.

Submitting Details:

Complete your application form, all materials, including transcript, must be addressed to:

Dr. Peter B. Orlik
BEA Scholarship Committee Chair
613 Kane Street
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858

Award Description:

  • Abe Voron Award: Three scholarships of $3,000 each to Study toward a career in RADIO- Sponsored by the Abe Voron Committee
  • JOHN BAYLISS SCHOLARSHIP AWARD: One scholarship of $2,500 to study toward a career in Radio – Sponsored by the John Bayliss Foundation
  • BEA Founders Award: Two scholarships of $1,500 each to study any electronic media area. Preference is given to students enrolled in a BEA 2-Year member institution or graduates of these programs now enrolled in a BEA 4-Year institution – Sponsored by
  • BEA Vincent T. Wasilewski Award: One scholarship of $4,000 to graduate students only. Study any electronic media area – Sponsored by Patrick Communications, LLC
  • Library Of American Broadcasting Foundation Award: One scholarship of $3,000 to graduate students with a demonstrated research interest in broadcast history – Sponsored by the Library of American Broadcasting Foundation
  • Richard Eaton Foundation Award: One scholarship of $2,500 to study any electronic media area – Sponsored by the Richard Eaton Foundation
  • Peter B. Orlik Scholarship Award: One scholarship of $3,000 to study any electronic media area – Sponsored by the BEA Peter B. Orlik Scholarship Endowment

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.beaweb.org/wp/?page_id=478

Contact Information:

If you have questions regarding the application preparation or submissions please email Dr. Orlik directly at orlik1pb-at-cmich.edu.

Boston College Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship

Award Amount: $23,000

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Winner Announcement: February

Brief Description:

Everyone deserves the opportunity to further their education hence Boston College provides opportunities to apply for this “The Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship”. College junior who has demonstrated superior academic achievement, extracurricular leadership, community service, and involvement with the African American community and African American issues can apply. The mission of Boston College is rooted in this dynamic integrity of the academic and the religious, a coherence of the divine and the human that reaches its fullest expression in Jesus Christ and extends to all forms of human culture and knowledge.

Host Institution:

Boston College is a predominantly further education college in Boston in Lincolnshire, England. It is a Centre of Vocational Excellence (CoVE) for Early Years Care.

Eligibility:

This scholarship program is applicable for:

  • A full-time Boston College junior
  • A citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States
  • In good academic standing, with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0
  • Active in community service to the African American and wider communities on and/or off-campus
  • Involved with African American issues and the African American community

Instructions for Applying:

Application form can be downloaded from the given link:

http://www.bc.edu/content/dam/files/offices/mlkmc/pdf/mlkprelimapp.pdf

Submitting Details:

All applicants must submit their application and all information to jordanag-at-bc.edu

Award Description:

  • The winner will receive a scholarship of up to $19,000 toward senior year tuition,
  • Other finalists will each receive a $3,000 tuition scholarship.
  • The finalists will each be honored with a $1,000 gift certificate to the Boston College Bookstore.

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.bc.edu/offices/mlkmc/application.html

Contact Information:

For more information about the scholarship, contact:

Agnes Jordan
Office of Student Services
Lyons Hall, 103
(617) 552-1833
jordanag-at-bc.edu

Colorado Council Volunteerism/Community Service Scholarship

Award Amount: $1,500

Number of Awards: Sixteen (16)

Deadline: January 29, 2018

Winner Announcement: May 1, 2018

Brief Description:

The Colorado Council is pleased to offer “Volunteerism/Community Service Scholarship” to encourage and reward college-bound youth. Graduating high school seniors or continuing college students are eligible to apply for the scholarship. The scholarship is intended to individuals throughout the state who give generously of their time and talents to help students achieve their higher educational goals.

Host Institution:

The Council is a non-profit member organization made up of colleges and high schools in Colorado, founded in 1949.The Colorado Council on High School/College Relations is a volunteer member organization comprised of Colorado high school counselors and college admission staff who work together to help educate and assist students in achieving their higher educational goals.

Eligibility:

To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

  • Applicant must be a graduating high school senior or continuing college student
  • Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident and a resident of Colorado for his or her final two years of high school
  • Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time student at a Colorado Council Member Institutions within six months of graduating from high school
  • Applicant must demonstrate significant experience in volunteerism/community service
  • Applicant must have a minimum 2.5 cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale

Instructions for Applying:

Application form can be downloaded by the given link:

http://www.coloradocouncil.org/assets/Scholarships/2018%20Colorado%20Council%20Scholarship%20Application.docx

Supporting Documents:

To apply, students must be ready to submit the following

  • Two recommendation forms (one from a high school/college official and the other from someone who knows the applicant through involvement in community service)
  1. Recommendation form can be accessed below. Please email your recommender the link. The form must come from them directly. This will be verified.
  • An official high school and college (if applicable) transcript. (If you are in your first year of college, please also send your high school transcript so the committee can see a long history of your academic record).

Submitting Details:

A complete online application form must be mailed to the following address:

Email:
coloradocouncilscholarships-at-gmail.com

Mailing Address:
ATTN: Tiffany Anderson
CCHS/CR Scholarships Committee
P.O. Box 718
Denver, CO 80201

Award Description:

The scholarship amount of $1,500 will be awarded to 16 deserving Colorado high school seniors or continuing college student.

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.coloradocouncil.org/scholarship