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Scholarships

2008-2009 / 2009-2010 College Scholarships

     The following is a list of scholarship opportunities to assist you (high school students and parents) in your search. The list is a sample of available scholarships.
Hint: To narrow your scholarship search, use the Microsoft Word “Edit/Find” feature to search for key words of interest (e.g. women, engineering, medicine, health, music, African-American, sports, chemistry, etc). NOTE: A PDF of the scholarships can be found at the bottom of this page.

Note: Scholarship listings are in alphabetical order not in order of deadline date.

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American Association of University Women
1111 16th St. NW
Washington, DC 20036
Educational Foundation Fellowship
Tel: (202) 728-7601
Email: foundation@aauw.org
American Chemistry Society Scholars Program
Contact: Robert J. Hughes, Manager
1155 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
Tel: 1-800-227-5558 (ext. 6250) Fax: 202-776-8003
E-mail: r_hughes@acs.org or scholars@acs.org
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.
Award: $3,000/ year
Deadline: March 1

American Institute of Chemical Engineers
3 Park Ave.
New York, NY 10016
Minority Scholarship Award
Tel: (212) 591-7478
Eligible Inst.: US schools
American Nuclear Society
Contact: Tony Bishop John and Muriel Landis Scholarship American Nuclear Society, Scholarship Committee
555 N. Kensington Ave.
LaGrange Park, IL 60526
(708) 352-6611
www.ans.org; e-mail: outreach@ans.org
Eligibility: Undergraduate and graduate students interested in nuclear science and technology careers. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.
Award: Contact for details
Deadline: February 1

American Physical Society, The
Contact: One Physics Ellipse
College Park, MD 20740-3844;
(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 senior, college freshman or sophomore.
Award: $2,000
Deadline: February 14

APS-M. Hildred Blewett Scholarship
To enable early-career women to return to physics research careers after having had to interrupt those careers for family reasons. The scholarship consists of a one-year award of up to $45,000 (applicants can apply in a subsequent year for one additional year of support). Allowed expenses include dependent care (limited to 50% of the award), salary, travel, equipment, and tuition and fees. Applicants must have an affiliation with a research-active educational institution or national lab. While no matching contribution from the institution is required, institutional support would be viewed as evidence of support for the applicant.
Deadline: Application Deadline Extended to June 9, 11:59 p.m. EDT

Arthur Anderson Scholarship Program for Minorities
Contact: 33 West Monroe St.
Chicago, IL 60603
(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.
Award: $2,500-$4,000
Deadline: January 30

American Postal Workers Union/ AFL-CIO
Contact: Juliette Cobb
1300 L Street NW
Washington, DC. 20005
(202) 842-4200, (202) 842-8500
Eligibility: High school seniors who are dependent children of American Postal Workers Union members. Award: $1,000; renewable for 4 years;
Deadline: March 1

American Geological Institute, Minority Geoscience Scholarship
Contact: Marilyn Suiter
4220 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22302
(703) 379-2480
Eligibility: must be Black, Hispanic or Native American. Full-time undergraduate and graduate minorities with a good academic record, under-represented in Geoscience and exhibit financial need. Must be U.S. citizen.
Award: Up to $1,000;
Deadline: March 10

Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund
APIASF Scholarship Application
1900 L St. NW, Suite 210
Washington, DC 20036-5002
Phone: 877-808-7032 or 202-986-6892
Fax: 202-530-8894
Email: info@apiasf.org
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 Associated States (Freely Associated States include the Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic 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
Award: $2500
Deadline: January

Armstrong Foundation
Contact: Karen Harnish
National Merit Scholarship Corporation
PO. Box 3001
Lancaster, PA 17604
(717) 397-0611 http://www.armstrongfoundation.com/pages/scholarship_details.cfm;
Eligibility: Only high school students who are sons and daughters of regular full-time and regular part-time U.S. employees, expatriates, or retirees of Armstrong World Industries, Inc. Such students also must meet all requirements for participation in the National Merit Scholarship Program that are published in the PSAT/NMSQT Student Guide. Must submit PSAT/NMSQT.
Award: $2,000; renewable up to 4 years;
Deadline: Request applications between August 1 and December 1

AAU Youth Excel Program Scholarship, Amateur Athletic Union (AAU)
Contact: Amateur Athletic Union (AAU)
Attn: Youth Excel Program Coordinator
P.O. Box 22409
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
Eligibility: High School senior athletes who maintained a 2.5 minimum GPA. Participate in at least one sanctioned high school sport and show involvement in the community. Must submit an essay on goals accomplished and obstacles. Persevering through adversity is the key ingredient in the awarding of these scholarships.
Award: $500-$3,500
Deadline: Contact for details

American Indian Science & Engineering Society Scholarship
Contact: PO Box 9828
Albuquerque, MN 87119
(505) 765-1052, Fax: (505) 765-5608
www.aises.org/ e-mail: info@aises.org
Eligibility: Must be ¼ Native or Alaska Native, must be member of high school senior or college undergraduate with interest in science, math or engineering, minimum 2.0 GPA, must be a member of AISES
Award: Various scholarships;
Deadline: July 15, June 15, April 15 (depending on specific one)

Air Force Aid Society Grant
Contact: Dory Larkin, Educational Department
1745 Jefferson Davis Hwy, #202
Arlington, VA 22202
(800) 429-9475 Fax: (703) 607-3064,
www.afas.org; 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

American Society of Civil Engineers
Contact: Ping Wei, Scholarship Office
345 E. 47th St., New York, NY 10017-2398
(800) 548-2723
Eligibility: Samuel Fletcher Tapman Scholarship requires undergraduate freshmen or juniors pursuing a degree in engineering.
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: March

The Ana Maria Arias Scholarship
Contact: Alma Rojas
1725 K. Street- NW, Suite 501
Washington, D.C. 20006
(202) 833-0060
E-mail: hermana2@aol.com, www.hermana.org
Eligibility: Available to Hispanic women attending a 4-year accredited U.S. college.
Award: Varies
Deadline: April 1

AMVETS National Headquarters
Contact: Beryl Love,
4647 Forbes Blvd.,
Lanham, MD 20706,
(877) 726-8387, Fax: (301) 459-7924,
www.amvets.org, e-mail: amvets@amvets.org
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.

AHBAI
Contact: Fred Luster Sr. Education Foundation
c/o AHBAI
P.O Box 19510
Chicago, IL 60619
Tel: (312) 644-6610 Fax: (312) 321-5194
www.proudlady.org/scholar/, e-mail: AHBAI@SBA.COM
Eligibility: High school seniors planning to major in chemistry, business or engineering, must be enrolled in a four-year college as freshmen, must have minimum 3.0 GPA, based on financial need
Award: $250-$500;
Deadline: April 15

American Society of Mechanical Engineers -ASME
Contact:
Marcelle Austin
Administrator, Foundation & Governance
ASME
Three Park Ave
New York, NY 10016-5990
Telephone: (212) 591-7733
Fax: (212) 591-7739
To recognize and reward students whose FIRST experience has inspired an interest in pursuing an engineering career, the ASME Foundation and the Auxiliary will award ten (10) $5,000 scholarships to high school seniors active on FIRST teams, who are nominated by ASME members, ASME Auxiliary members, or student members who are also active with FIRST. These awards will be for the first year of study (non-renewable) in an accredited* Mechanical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering Technology program. The recipients will be announced at the FIRST National Championship.
Nomination and Student Eligibility
Members of ASME, including ASME Auxiliary 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 engineering 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:
A nomination letter from an ASME member, ASME Auxiliary member, or student member attesting to the student's technical, creative and leadership contributions to the FIRST team;
Evidence of the student's outstanding academic performance (resume with GPA information or transcript are both acceptable); and
Financial Data worksheet (p.2 of downloadable Nomination form) as evidence of financial need.
Deadline and Submission Requirement: The nomination package should be e-mailed to austinm@asme.org NO LATER THAN MARCH 15, 2008 or mailed and POSTMARKED NO LATER THAN MARCH 15, 2008

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Bellcore
CN 1300, Rm. 4C-128
Piscataway, NJ 08854-1356
Engineering Scholarship Program
Tel: (908) 699-5701
Eligible Inst.: US schools
Deadline: December

BET Emerge Foundations Scholarship
Tel: (301) 589-3200
Eligible Inst.: US schools
Deadline: April 15

Benjamin Gilman International Scholarship
Contact: Institute of International Education
520 Post Oak Blvd., Suite 740
Houston, TX 77027-9407
(713) 621-6300 Ext. 25
e-mail:gilman@iie.org, http://www.iie.org/gilman
Eligibility: Must be a U.S. citizen enrolled as an undergraduate receiving Federal financial aid. Must intend to participate in a credit-bearing study abroad program.
Award: $4,000 average;
Deadline: Contact the Headquarters

Boy Scouts of America
Contact: 1325 W Walnut Hill LN
Irving, TX 75038-3096
(972) 580-2000
Eligibility: Members present or past, of the Boy Scouts, explorer scouts, or interested in a career in law enforcement. Award: Various scholarships;
Deadline: Contact for details

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Chicago Urban League
4510 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60653-3898
Anheuser-Busch Scholarship and Coors of
Excellence Program
Tel: (773) 285-5800
Eligible Inst.: US schools

Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation, Inc.
Contact: Scholarship Committee
1 Coca Cola Plaza, NW
Atlanta, GA 30313
(404) 237-1300
www.coca-colascholars.org, e-mail: scholars@coca-cola.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 G.P.A of 3.0. Applications 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.
Award: $4000- $20,000;
Deadline: October 31

Corporate-Sponsored Scholarship for Minority Undergraduate Students in Physics
Tel: (301) 209-3232
Eligible Inst.: US schools
Deadline: January 31
Community Service Award
Tel: (301) 589-3200
Eligible Inst.: US schools
Deadline: April 15

Congressional Youth Leadership Council
Contact: Dr. Marguerite Regan, Director of Curriculum
Congressional Youth Leadership Council
1110 Vermont, N.W., Suite 320
Washington, D.C. 20005
202) 777-4050,
www.cylc.org, e-mail: mregan@cylc.org;
Eligibility: Applicant must be an undergraduate student and have a strong interest in political science, public policy and education. Duration: 4 months
Award: Interns work from 20 to 40 hours per week; scheduling is generally flexible. All interns are paid a stipend of $10.00 per hour. Additionally, academic credit can be arranged with your school;
Deadline: March 30 (summer term), August 30 (fall term), and November 30
(winter-spring term)

Chardon, A. Patrick Scholarship
Contact: The Center for Education Solutions
Box 208
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 first 500 applications will be accepted.

Chicana/Latina Foundation
Contact: Claudia Leon, Chicana/Latina Foundation; Attn: Scholarship Competition
1419 Burlingame Ave. Suite N
Burlingame, CA 94010
(650) 373-1085
E-mail: info@chicanalatina.org, www.chicanalatina.org
Award: $1,500 Eligibility: Must be Chicana/Latina heritage
Deadline: Varies; contact for information

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, Inc.
Contact: 911 2nd Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002 (202)
543-1771, (800) 367-5273, Fax: (202) 546-2143
Eligibility: Internship. College bound Hispanic high school students 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 range of academic fields.
Amount: Fellows: $1550/month + paid room and board. Interns: $2000 for 8-week term;
Deadline: Contact for details

Central Intelligence Agency Undergraduate Scholar Program
Contact: Central Intelligence Agency, Attn: Personnel Representative
P.O. Box 12727
Arlington, VA 22209
(800)368-3886
(800) JOBS-CIA, Fax: (703) 613-7873
Eligibility: This program is open to all high school seniors. Members of an ethnic group or those who have a disability are encouraged to apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, at least 18 years old, achieved 1000 on the SAT or 21 on the ACT, have a high school GPA of at least 2.75, meet the same employment standards as permanent CIA employees, and be able to demonstrate financial need. Applicant must also plan to major in computer science, economics, electrical engineering, foreign area studies, or non-Romance foreign languages. Recipients must be available to work in metropolitan Washington, D.C. for at least 90 calendar days each summer while in college.
Award: Interns receive an annual salary and up to $15,000 a year for tuition, fees, books, and supplies. Summer travel to Washington, D.C. and a housing allowance while there are also provided; Deadline: June 1

Chevrolet Excellence in Education Award
Contact: General Motors Corporation, Chevrolet Motor Division
Attn: GM Scholarship Administration Center
702 West Fifth Avenue, Naperville, Il 60563
(888) 377-5233
Eligibility: Eligible students must be graduating 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.
Award: $1,000
Deadline: April

China Times Cultural Foundation
Contact: James N. Tu
136-39 41 Ave. #1A
Flushing, NY 11355
Phone/fax: (718) 460-4900
E-mail: ctcfmail@yahoo.com
Eligibility: Undergraduate and graduate students of Chinese ancestry.
Award: $10,000
Deadline: Aug 15

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Datatel Scholars Foundation Scholarship
Contact: Datatel Scholars Foundation
4375 Fair Lakes Court
Fairfax, VA 22033
(800) 486-4332, Fax 703-968-4625
E-mail: scholars@datatel.com
Eligibility: Undergraduate and graduate students planning to attend or are currently attending a Datatel Client college or university, or who work at a Datatel non-education Client site and will attend any college or university during the upcoming academic year You must write an essay that summarizes your educational goals and objectives, and indicate the difference a Datatel Scholars Foundation Scholarship would make in your life and to those around you.
Award: $700-$7,000
Deadline: February

Discover Card Tribute Award Scholarship
Contact: Shirley Kennedy Keller AASA
P.O. Box 9338
Arlington, VA 22219
www.aasa.org/discover.htm e-mail: communityaffairs@discoverfinancialaid.com
Eligibility: Applicant must be a high school junior, have a cumulative grade point average for the 9th and 10th grade years only of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, and be enrolled in an accredited public or private high school in the US
Award: State $2,500, National $25,000 (9 awards given out for each)
Deadline: January 12

Dorothy Vandercook Peace Scholarship
Contact: Wiedner & Vandercook M.S.F.,
c/o Leal Portis, Chairperson
301 Redbud Way
Nevada City, Ca 95959
(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.
Award: $250-$500
Deadline: March 1

Duracell/National Urban League Scholarship, The
Contact: Denise Wooten, National Urban League Scholarship Programs
120 Wall Street
New York, NY 10005
(888) 839-0467
Eligibility: Open to minority students focusing in engineering, sales, marketing, finance, and business
Award: $10,000
Deadline: April 15
(Open to U.S. and non-U.S. Citizens)

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Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Contest
Contact: BPO Elks of the USA
2750 N. Lakeview Avenue
Chicago, IL 60614-1889
(773) 755-4732 Fax: (773) 753-4733
Eligibility: Graduating high school seniors who are U.S. citizens with a minimum 3.0 GPA, applicants do not need to be members or children of members.
Award: $1,000 - $15,000 per year
Deadline: Application must be submitted by mid January to a local chapter, chapter locations available on website.

Education for Excellence Scholarship offered by SALEF
Contact: Wendy Estevez, Salvadoran-American Leadership & Educational Fund-SALEF
1625 W. Olympic Blvd., Suite 706
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 480-1052
e-mail: TGalvez@salef.org, www.salef.org;
Eligibility: For Salvadoran, Central, or other Latino high school & college students. Student must demonstrate financial need, GPA of at least a 3.0, show history of community service and involvement, and write a 500 word essay to SALEF. Scholarship open to students who have been accepted to a 4 yr college or students working on their bachelor's or master's.
Award: $500-$2,500 (multiple scholarships);
Deadline: March 1

Earthwatch Expeditions Inc.,
Contact: Dee Robinson
Clock Tower Place Ste.100
Maynard, MA 01754
(978) 461-0081
Eligibility: High school students interested in the fields of archaeology, anthropology, environmental studies, biology, or marine science. Recipients are given an opportunity to work in the field for 2-3 weeks with a professional scientist on a research expedition.
Award: Contact for details
Deadline: March 15

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Foundation for Exceptional Children Stanley E. Jackson Scholarship
Contact: 1110 N. Glebe Road, Suite 300
Arlington, VA 22201
Eligibility: Disabled and member of ethnic minority, evidence of financial need, anticipating enrollment for the first time in full-time post-secondary education or training.
Award: $1,000
Deadline: February 1

Falu Foundation Scholarship
Contact: Falu Foundation, c/o Universal Business and Media School
220 East 106th Street
New York, NY 10029
(212) 360-1210, Fax: (212) 360-1231
Eligibility: This scholarship is open to Hispanic students who are interested in pursuing a career in technology. High school seniors, high school graduates, and currently-enrolled college students may apply. Candidates must be dependents of parents/guardians who died or were permanently disabled during the September 11th tragedies
Award: $1,000
Deadline: March

Fountainhead Essay Contest
Contact: The Ayn Rand Institute
P.O. Box 57044
Irvine, CA 92619-7044
(949) 222-6550 Fax: (949) 222-6558
Eligibility: Applicant must be a junior or senior in high school. Please see their website for the essay question.
Award: $50 - $10,000
Deadline: April 25

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Ginger & Fred Deines Mexico Scholarship Transportation Clubs International
Contact: 1275 Kamus Dr., Suite101
Fox Island, WA 98333
Send Self Addressed Stamped Envelope (SASE) to address above. www.transportationclubsinternational.com/scholarships
Eligibility: Can be used at institution in Mexico or the U.S. Must attend a four year institution. Must intend to pursue a career in Transportation career in logistics, civil engineering, and transportation. Must have finished at least one year of undergraduate studies.
Award: $500-$1,000,
Deadline: Contact for details

Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, Girls Going Places Award
Contact: 135 W. 50th St.
New York, NY 10020
Applications are available through the website: www.glic.com
Eligibility: Nominees must be between the ages of 12 through 16. Nominees should demonstrate entrepreneurship and/or financial acumen; have taken the first steps toward financial independence; make a difference in their school, community, or in other people’s lives; and show potential for future success. Girls must be nominated by an adult who must submit a 1,000-word or less essay.
Award: 15 awards total; one of $10,000, one of $5,000, one of $3,000 and 12 awards of $1,000 each. Deadline: Contact for details

Gates Millennium Undergraduate Scholars Program
Contact: Gates Millennium Scholars
P. O. Box 10500
8260 Willow Oaks Corporated Dr.
Fairfax, VA 22031-4511
(877) 690-4677
www.gmsp.org e-mail: Trevor@gatesfoundation.org
Eligibility: Applicants must be a low-income minority student either graduating from high school or a college student continuing college courses. Applicant must have at least a 3.3 GPA and demonstrate community involvement. Although there are, no restrictions on major, nominators are asked to consider academic performance in math and sciences.
Award: Program covers the cost of tuition, fees, books, and living expenses not paid for by grants and scholarships already committed as part of the recipient’s financial aid package.
Deadline: January 11

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Hercules, Inc.
1313 N. Market St.
Wilmington, DE 19894-0001
Minority Engineering Development Program
Tel: (302) 594-5000
Eligible Inst.: US schools
Deadline: January, February

Hewlett Packard Scholarship
Tel: (800) 331-2244
Eligible Inst.: US schools
Hispanic College Fund Scholarships
Major site for Hispanic students majoring in business-related areas, A to Z
(accounting, human resources, communications, and more).
The award amount varies. Over 140 awards granted.
Deadline: April.

Hispanic Outlook Scholarship Fund
Contact: Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
210 Route 4 East, Suite 310
P.O. Box 68,
Paramus, NJ 07652
(201) 587-8800, Fax: (201) 587-9105
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school senior of Hispanic descent, with at least one parent from a Spanish-speaking Latin American country or Spain. They must be legal residents of the United States, have earned at least a 3.5 GPA, and be entering as a full time student at 2-year or 4-year accredited college recommended in the Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education Magazine’s “Publisher’s Picks List.”
Award: $1,000
Deadline: Contact for more information

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) National Internship Program
Contact: Ana Esquivel
One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 425
Washington, DC 20036,
(202) 467-0893, Fax: (202) 496-9177
www.HACU.net, e-mail: hnip@hacu.net
Eligibility: Internships are open to undergraduate/graduate Hispanic students wishing to experience the scope of professional careers available in federal government, mostly in D.C. Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be a U.S. citizen or legal resident.
Award: $ 370-490/week, travel expenses paid.
Deadline: Summer (March 2nd), Spring (Nov 17th), Fall (June 15th)

Henry & Chiyo Kuwahara Memorial Scholarships
Contact: Akiko Schelske
Japanese American Citizens League
1765 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94115
(415) 921-5225
Eligibility: Undergraduate or graduate students of Japanese American descents who are United States resident.
Award: Varies (Contact for more information);
Deadline: March-April (Contact for details)

Holocaust Remembrance Scholarship
Contact: Tom Holcombe
P.O. Box 2877
Tampa, FL 33601
(866)452-2737
e-mail: tholcomb@hklaw.com, www.holocaust.hklaw.com;
Eligibility: This is an essay contest open to high school students aged 19 and under. The applicant must respond to a prompt found at the website and submit an entry form, which can also be obtained at the website. For more guidelines please visit the website.
Award: Up to $5,000 in scholarships and for the first prize winners, a trip to Washington, D.C. to visit the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Deadline: Mid to late April.

Hispanic Designers Model Search
Contact: JC Penney Company, Inc.
Attn: Public Relations
211 East Chicago
Chicago, IL 60611
e-mail: smbrown@jcpenney.com, www.jcpenney.com
Eligibility: This program is open to men and women of Hispanic descent who are between the ages of 16 and 21, currently enrolled in high school or an institution of higher education, and not professional models. Registrants under 18 must have consent from their parents or legal guardians to apply. Applications can be picked at JC Penney stores in Los Angeles.
Award: Grand Winner: $2,500 scholarship, $1,000 JC Penney wardrobe, and other gifts. Runners-Up: $1,500 scholarship, $500 JC Penney wardrobe, and other gifts. There are two grand winners and two runner-ups selected nationwide.
Deadline: May

HACE National Scholarship Program
Contact: Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement
25 E. Washington St., Suite 1500
Chicago, IL 6060
(312) 435-0498, Fax. 312.435.1494,
Eligibility: Applicants may be undergraduate or graduate Hispanic students who are enrolled full time (12+ units for undergraduates and 6+ units for graduates) in an institution of higher learning in the United States. Undergraduates must have completed at least 12 units of coursework before applying. All applicants must have at least a 2.5 GPA.
Award: Contact for more information
Deadline: August

HOPI Tribe Grants and Scholarship Program,
P.O. Box 123
Kykotsmovi, Arizona 86039
(800) 762-9630 Ext.520, Fax: (520) 734-2435,
e-mail: IPolingyumptewa@hopi.nsn
Eligibility: These grants are awarded to eligible Hopi students pursuing an associate, baccalaureate, graduate or post-graduate degree on the basis of financial need as recommended by the college/university’s financial aid officer. These grants are awarded as a secondary source of financial aid to eligible students. Entering freshman must have a 2.50 Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) for high school coursework; entering graduate students must have a 2.50 Cumulative Grade Point Average. Continuing undergraduate students must maintain a 2.50 CGPA for all college coursework; continuing graduate students must maintain a 3.00 CGPA for all graduate level coursework. Those students with an unmet need or part time students may be eligible for a Tuition and Book Scholarship.
Maximum awards are as follows:
BIA Higher Education Award: $2500 per semester
Hopi Education Award: $2500 per semester
Deadline: Fall Semester – July 1, Spring Semester – December 1, Summer - April 1.

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Imperial Chemical Industries/Zeneca
Scholarship
Tel: (800) 331-2244
Eligible Inst.: US schools
Indiana Black Expo/CCC Scholarship Program
Indiana Black Expo, Inc.
3145 N. Meridian
Indianapolis, IN 46208
(317)925-2702
Applications must be fully completed and submitted by April 15 for Fall/Spring semester of
the considered year.

Indian Health Employees Scholarship Fund, Inc.,
Contact: P.O. Box 15910
Santa Fe, NM 87506-5910
(800) 279-9777, Fax: (505) 827-7392
Eligibility: Students of Indian descent who wish to pursue education after high school. Must have an interest in a health career and a C average.
Award: Various scholarships
Deadline: January 1, June 1, October 1

Intel Science Talent Search
The award: from $5,000 to $100,000.
There are approx. 40 awards in this prestigious competition.
You must present a scientific research project.
Deadline: December.

Inroads, Inc.
Contact: Deborah Curtis or high school guidance counselors for more information.
10 South Broadway, Suite 700
St. Louis, MO 63102
(314) 241-7488, Fax: (314) 241-9325
www.inroads.org, e-mail: info@inroads.org
Eligibility: Internship. 1) Career interest in business computer science, or engineering. 2) Freshman or sophomore in accredited college or university. 3) H.S. senior applying or admitted to accredited college or university. 4) H.S. 3.0 GPA cumulative, 900 SAT, or 20 ACT.
Award: Contact for details
Deadline: Contact for details

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Jackie Robinson Foundation, Inc.
Contact: Emma Roberson via writing only
Attn: Scholarship Program
JRF Headquarters
3 West 35th St. 11th Floor
New York, NY 10001-2204
Phone: (212) 290-8600, Fax: (212) 290-8081
Eligibility: Minority senior high school students who have a high level of academic achievement, financial need, and leadership potential. Applicants must be U.S. citizens who have been accepted to an accredited 4-year college or university. Students must have a minimum of a 900 SAT score and an ACT score of 23.
Award: up to $6,000, renewable for 4 years
Deadline: Contact for details

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Karla Scherer Foundation, The
Contact: Karla Scherer
The Karla Scherer Foundation
737 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 2330
Chicago, IL 60611
Eligibility: Women who are interested in pursuing a career in the field of business with emphasis in economics or finance.
Award: Contact for details
Deadline: March 1

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League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)
Contact: Carlos Zapata Scholarship Coordinator
LNESC Scholarship Program
777 N. Capital St., N.W., Suite 305
Washington, DC 20002
Eligibility: Various scholarship opportunities for Hispanic students. Call or write for more information.
Award: Contact for details
Deadline: Contact for details

Latin American Educational Foundation
Contact: Scholarship Selection Committee
561 Santa Fe Drive
Denver, CO 80204
(303) 446-0541, Fax: (303) 446-0526
www.laef.org, e-mail: laef@uswest.net
Eligibility: U.S. citizens of Spanish ancestry who will attend a college or a university.
Award: Contact for details;
Deadline: March 1

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Martin Luther King, Jr.
Memorial Scholarship Fund
P.O. Box 921
1705 Murchison Dr.
Burlingame, CA 94011
Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
Scholarship
Tel: (650) 697-1400
Eligible Inst.: US schools
Deadline: March 15

Massachusetts AFL-CIO
8 Beacon St.
Boston, MA 02108
Hugh A. McManus, Jr. Memorial
Scholarship for Minorities
Tel: (617) 227-8260
Eligible Inst.: US schools

Maxwell House Coffee
250 North St.
White Plains, NY 10625
Maxwell House Coffee Minority Scholarship
Tel: (914) 335-2361
Eligible Inst.: US schools

Mensa Education and Research Foundation Scholarship
Email: Info at mensafoundation.org
Voice mail: 800/66-MENSA Phone: 817/607-5577 Fax: 817/649-5232
Eligibility: Open to all students (must write a 550-word essay). Request an application at local chapter, chapter information is available online.
Awards: varies
Deadline: January 15

MAES Local Chapter Awards
Contact: Society of Mexican-American Engineers & Scientists (MAES)
13337 South St., #349
Cerritos, CA 90703
www.maes-natl.org, e-mail ro.vonhatten@worldnet.att.net
Eligibility: MAES student members or MAES promotion and awareness of careers in PACES engineering and sciences high school students.
Award: Contact for details
Deadline: Ongoing

MANA-A National Latina Organization, Mexican American Women's National Association
Contact: 1725 K St., NW, Suite 501
Washington, DC. 20006
(202) 833-0060, Fax: (202) 496-0588
www.hermana.org, e-mail: MANAevents@aol.com;
Eligibility: Hispanic women admitted to or attending, a junior college, college, or university, or vocational institution.
Award: Scholarship Varies

McDonald’s Scholarship Program
Contact: Ronald McDonald House Charity
(630)623-7048
McDonald's USA National Employee Scholarship Program
Minority Scholars
Contact: American Chemicals Society Minority Scholars
1155 16th St., N.W.,
Washington, D.C. 20036
(800) 227-5558
www.chemistry.org, e-mail: rwainwright@acs.org
Eligibility: African-American, Hispanic/Latino, American Indian, Alaskan Native and Native Pacific Islander who is a freshmen to senior student in a four or two year university. Applicants must be pursuing degree in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering or related chemical science fields such as material science, toxicology and environmental science.
Award: $1,500
Deadline: November- Check website for updates

Minority Geoscience Undergraduate Scholarships
Contact: American Geological Institute
Attn: Director, AGI Minority Geoscience Scholarships
4220 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22302
(703) 379-2480, Fax: (703) 379-7653, www.agiweb.org
Eligibility: Applicants must be geoscience majors (or a related field) who are U.S. citizens and members of the following underrepresented ethnic minority groups: African-Americans, Hispanics, and Native Americans (American Indians, Eskimos, Hawaiians, and Samoans). Related geoscience fields include geology, geophysics, hydrology, meteorology, physical oceanography, planetary geology, and earth-science education.
Award: Up to $10,000 per year
Deadline: March 1

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NAACP Willems Scholarship
Tel: (410) 358-8900
Eligible Inst.: US schools
Applicant must be a male majoring in one of the following fields: Engineering, Chemistry, Physics
or Mathematical Sciences. Applicant must be a citizen of the United States and be applying to or accepted at an accredited college (excluding proprietary schools) in the United States.
NAACP membership and participation is highly desirable. Undergraduate applicant must be a full-time student. If a student drops below the required full-time status, the Scholarship Selection Committee will adjust the grant received to 50% of the award allocated for that semester. Graduate applicant may be a full or part-time student.
AWARD: Undergraduate: $2,000 Graduate: $3,000
Deadline: Last Friday in March

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Contact: Rhonda Boozer (Must submit a written request for an application.)
Attn: Director, Youth and College Division Wilkins (Roy) Scholarship
4805 Mt. Hope Drive
Baltimore, MD 21215
(410) 580-5760, Fax: (410) 764-7357
Eligibility: Pursuing a college education and be under age 25 with a 2.5 minimum GPA. A letter of recommendation from a NAACP official is required.
Award: $1,000 - $5,000
Deadline: March

NAACP/Department of Energy (DOE)
Scholarship
Tel: (410) 358-8900
Eligible Inst.: US schools
Deadline: Last Friday in March
National Action Council For Minorities in Engineering (NACME) Scholarships
Website: http://www.nacme.org/sch_index.html
The award: amounts to $20,000, and many are awarded. This is our major engineering scholarship
gateway. You must be an engineering student.
The deadline is usually in February.
Go to the website for details, or contact from aid officials
at your college.
National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) Scholarships
The award: amounts generally range from $1,500 to $3,000 for members of NSBE.
Number of awards varies. This is primarily for engineering students, and others majoring in related disciplines.
Deadlines vary.

National Peace Essay Contest
Contact: Institute of Peace
1200 17th Street NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20036-3011
http://www.usip.org/ed/Programs/NPEC/npec.html; Eligibility: Students who are in grades 9-12 must be attending a public, private or parochial school or participating in a high school correspondence program in any of the fifty states, the District of Columbia, or the U.S. Territories. Award: $1,000;
Deadline: February 1

National Science Teachers Association
Contact: NSTA,
1840 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington VA 22201-3000 USA
(703) 243-7100
Eligibility: High school students who create and build an original working device powered by one or more Duracell batteries. Must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident.
Award: $1,000
Deadline: February 1

National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering Pre-Engineering Scholarship
(NACME, Inc.)
Contact: School counselors or administrators make nominations and disperse applications, NACME, Inc.
440 Hamilton Ave, Suite 302
White Plains NY 10601-1813
(800) 888-9929
Eligibility: American Indian, Black, or Hispanic students who will be entering college as a freshman in the field of engineering. Must be a U.S. citizen and maintain 2.5 GPA.
Award: $1500
Deadline: May 10

National Institute of General Medical Sciences
Contact: Adolphus Toliver
Building 45, Suite 2AS-37
45 Center Drive MSC 6200
Bethesda, Maryland 20892-6200
(301) 496-7301, www.NIGMS.nih.gov
Eligibility: Fellowship. Minority undergraduate and graduate students who wish to pursue a career in biomedical science. Must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident. Award: Contact for details; renewable for up to 5 years
Deadline: February 1, July 1 or October 1

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
Contact: 1776 D Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006-5303
(202) 628-1776
Eligibility: Undergraduate American Indian with financial need, 2.75 GPA.
Award: Various scholarships
Deadline: December 1, August 1

National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Education Fund – Shell Legislative Internship Program
Contact: Edith Castillo-Kuncewicki
5800 S. Eastern Ave. Ste. 365
Los Angeles, CA 90040
(800) 34-NALEO
www.naleo.org/TTA/slip.htm, e-mail: ecastillo@naleo.org
Eligibility: Be residents or attend college in the following states: AZ, CA, CO, FL, IL, NM, NY, or TX. Be current or rising juniors or seniors enrolled in an accredited four-year institution. Be either a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident of Latino/a origin. Demonstrate leadership potential. Possess a sense of commitment to the Latino community.
Award: Contact for details
Deadline: Contact for details

National Institute of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program, The
Contact: Office of Loan Repayment and Scholarship
2 Center Drive, MSC 0230
Bethesda, MD 20892-0230
(800) 528-7689
Eligibility: 10-week summer laboratory experience. After each year of the scholarship, students will serve for 10 weeks as paid summer research employees in an NIH research laboratory. This employment occurs after the receipt of the scholarship award. Each scholar will be assigned to an NIH researcher and an NIH post-doctoral fellow, who will serve as mentors. Students will also attend formal seminars and participate in a variety of programs. After graduation, scholarship recipients are required to serve as full-time employees in an NIH research laboratory, and must serve 1 year of full-time employment for each year of scholarship.
Award: Contact for details
Deadline: Changes from year to year. Please refer to website for updated information.

National Association of Secondary School Principals – Principal Leadership Award
Contact: Ms. Macheal Waters,
1904 Association Dr.
Reston, VA 22091-1537
(703) 860-7344, Fax: (703) 476-5432
Eligibility: Must be nominated by your school principal. This scholarship is based on volunteer work.
Award: $1,000
Deadline: December 6

National Society of Professional Engineers
Contact: Scholarships are issued by state chapters. Call the NSPE for state chapter contacts.
Educational Foundation
1420 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-2715
(703) 684-2800, Fax: (703) 836-4875
Eligibility: High school seniors in top 25% of their class studying engineering. Special scholarships for minorities and women.
Award: $1,000-$2,500
Deadline: December 1

National Merit Scholarship Corporation
Contact: School Guidance Counselor
1560 Sherman Avenue, Suite 200
Evanston, IL 60201-4897
(847) 866-5100 www.nationalmerit.org
Eligibility: Students sign up for scholarship by taking the PSAT/NMSQT. Students must be high school students enrolling in college or a university the following year. Must be a U.S. citizen.
Award: $2,500
Deadline: October 10

National Hispanic Scholarship Fund, The
Contact: Scholarship Committee or send a self addressed stamped envelope for an application.
Selection Committee
One Sansome Street
Suite 1000, San Francisco, CA 94104-0728
(415) 445-9930, (415) 445-9936
www.hsf.net , e-mail: info@hsf.net
Eligibility: High school or full-time community college, four year college, and graduate school students who are at least half Hispanic U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Undergrads must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and have completed a minimum 15 semester credits. Awards based on financial need, community involvement and achievement. Applications are only available August 3 through October 9.
Award: $1,000; renewable
Deadline: October 15

Namepa National Minority Scholarship Awards
Contact: Scholarship Chair, Namepa National Scholarship Fund
1133 W Morse Blvd. #201
Winter Park, FL 32789
(407) 647-8839, www.namepa.org/pages/awards.htm, e-mail: namepa@namepa.org; Eligibility: Awards for minorities who are incoming freshmen and undergraduate transfer students who are majoring in engineering. Freshmen must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 and an ACT score of 25 or SAT of 1000. Transfer students must have a minimum GPA of 3.00.
Award: $1,000
Deadline: July 21

NMJGSA (National Minority Junior Golf Scholarship Association)
Contact: National Minority Junior Golf Scholarship Association
Attn: 7120 W. Osborn Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85013
tel: (602) 258-7831, • Fax. (602) 943-8553
Eligibility: Eligible applicants are minority high school seniors who are interested in attending college. Applicants are asked to write a 500-word essay on this question: “One of the principal goals of education and golf is fostering ways for people to respect and get along with individuals who think, dress, look, and act differently. How might you make this goal a reality?” Selection is based on academic record, personal recommendations, participation in golf, school and community activities (including employment, extracurricular activities, and other responsibilities), and financial need. Award: $1,000 (minimum)
Deadline: May 15

National Achievement Scholarship Program for Outstanding Negro Students
Contact: School College Counselor
1560 Sherman, Suite 200
Evanston, IL 60201
(615) 259-8400
www.mnps.org; e-mail: public@mnps.org
Eligibility: Black students who plan to earn a bachelor's degree. PSAT/NMSQT must be taken. Application, transcript, and recommendation, required. Consideration for scholarship requested by student.
Award: Contact for details: $2000 for one time award, 4 year awards provide between $250-$2,000 annually.
Deadline: Test date in late October. Write for student bulletin

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Project Excellence Scholarships
The award: $4,000 or higher (to full tuition).
Number of winners: at least 600.
Academic merit, leadership, community service, all fields.
Deadline: Feb. 1.

Proctor and Gamble Company
Contact: Barbara Hoffman
Summer Research Program Miami Valley Laboratories
PO Box 398707
Cincinnati, OH 45239-8707
(513) 983-1100 www.pg.com
Eligibility: Internship. Minority students. Program provides opportunity for industrial research and product development.
Award: Salary and travel expenses
Deadline: March 1

Presbyterian Church USA
Contact: Francis Cook, Student Opportunities Program
Presbyterian Church, USA
100 Witherspoon Street
Louisville, KY 40202-1396
Tel: (800) 872-3283 ext. 5776, Fax: (502) 569-5018
Eligibility: High school senior of Asian, Black, Hispanic, or of Native American descent and member of the Presbyterian Church (USA), a U.S. citizen, and entering college full time as a freshman. Must apply to college for financial aid.
Award: $500-$1,000;
Deadline: December 1

Prudential Spirit of Community Award
Contact: Prudential Spirit of Community Awards CSFA
1505 Riverview Road
PO Box 297
St. Peter, MN 56082
Eligibility: Students must be in grades 5-12 from any state. Student must show participation in a volunteer activity that occurred at least partly during the 12 months prior to the date of application. Application must be submitted to a school principal, Girl Scout council executive director, or county 4-H agent by the last week in October.
Award: $1,000-$6,000;
Deadline: October 31

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Quaker Oats Scholarship
Tel: (800) 331-2244
The Quaker Oats Scholarship in General Engineering.
To recognize a General Engineering student for academic and leadership achievements. With a history of providing broad-based educational support, The Quaker Oats Company takes particular pride in supporting top technical students and institutions. To that end, Quaker Oats created a General Engineering scholarship which highlights the academic and leadership achievements of General Engineering majors at the completion of their junior year. Another objective of the scholarship is to increase awareness among the student body about Quaker and the opportunities that may exist for General Engineers within a food manufacturing company.
Eligible Inst.: US school

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Ron Brown Scholar Program
CAP Charitable Foundation
Contact: Michael A. Mallory
1160 Pepsi Place, Suite 206
Charlottesville, VA 22901
(434) 964-1588, Fax: (804) 964-1589
www.ronbrown.org, e-mail: mmallory@ronbrown.org;
Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate a strong sense of social responsibility and a willingness to extend themselves to others who are in need.
Award: $40,000 ($10,000/4 years)
Deadline: November 1

Roy Wilkins Scholarships
Tel: (410) 358-8900
Eligible Inst.: US schools
Deadline: Last Friday in March

Reserve Officers of the United States
Contact: Henry J. Reilly, Chairman Mickey Hagan, Memorial Scholarship Fund,
One Constitution Ave., NE
Washington, DC 20002, (202) 479- 2200
Eligibility: Children and grandchildren of R.O.A. members. Must attend or be accepted to a college or university.
Award: $500
Deadline: April 10

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State Farm Companies Foundation/Insurance
Contact: Nancy Lynn
One State Farm Plaza
Bloomington, IL 61710-0001
(309) 766-2039 for Fellowship, (309) 766-2311 for Internship;
www.statefarm.com, e-mail: info@statefarm.com
Eligibility: Internship. Minority students in a business related field. The program is designed to give students a realistic view of advertising by putting them in actual working situations. Fellowship. Junior or senior undergraduate in business related fields; Computer Science, Pre-Law, or Mathematics. Must be nominated by dean or department head. U.S. citizen. Write for details.
Award: $2,000-$3,000;
Deadline: February

Sutton Education Scholarship
Tel: (410) 358-8900
Eligible Inst.: US schools
Deadline: Last Friday in March
Society of Actuaries
475 N. Martingale Rd. #800
Schaumburg, IL 60173-2226

Actuarial Scholarships for Minority
Students
Tel: (708) 706-3500
Eligible Inst.: US schools
Deadline: May 1

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) Foundation
Contact: Kathy Borunda-Haro
SHPE Scholarships
5400 East Olympic Blvd., Suite 210,
Los Angeles, CA 90022
(213) 888-2080
Eligibility: Full-time Hispanic students majoring in the sciences, engineering or related fields. Award: $5,000- $10,000; Deadline: April 1
State Student Assistance
Commission of Indiana
150 W. Market St. #500
Indianapolis, IN 46204-2811

Scholastic Art & Writing Awards
Contact: The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards
c/o Alliance for Young Artists and Writers
555 Broadway
New York, NY 10012
e-mail: generalinfo@scholastic.com
Eligibility: Open to students in grades 7-12 enrolled in a public school in the United States. Awards are available in 10 writing categories and 16 art categories.
Award: More than 1 million in prize money and scholarships.
Deadline: Contact for details

SEALASKA Heritage Foundation Scholarship
Contact: Sealaska Heritage Foundation
One Sealaska Plaza, Suite 400
Juneau, Alaska 99801-1276
(907) 586-9170, Fax: (907) 586-9293
scholarships@sealaska.com
Eligibility: Shareholder, one quarter Alaska Native or direct descendants.
Award: Contact for details
Deadline: March 1

Signet Classic Student Scholarship Essay Contest
Contact: Penguin Putnam Inc. Academic Marketing Department
Signet Classic Student Scholarship Essay contest
375 Hudson Street
New York, NY 10014
Eligibility: Each English teacher may only submit 1 junior and 1 senior essay Entrants must be a full time 11th, or 12th grade students between the ages of 16-18. Essay should be at least 2 but not more than 3 double spaced pages. All sole work of the entrant. All entries will become the property of Signet Classic (Penguin Putman Inc.) and will not be returned.
Award: $1,000 (5 scholarships awarded annually);
Deadline: Contact for details

Spanish American Institute Scholarship
Contact: P.O. Box 50127
Long Beach CA 90815
(562) 438-5006
e-mail: Sainstitute@cs.com
Eligibility: Open to full time undergraduate Latino students registered at any U.S college. All focuses may apply.
Award: $100-$1,000;
Deadline: E-mail for details

SRP/NGS Navajo Scholarship
Contact: Linda Dawavendewa
SRP/NGS Navajo Scholarship Program,
PO Box 850
Page, AZ 8604
(928) 645-6539
e-mail: ljdawave@srpnet.com;
Eligibility: Member of Navajo Tribe, 3.0 GPA, Upper Division students.
Award: Contact for details
Deadline: Contact for details

State Farm Insurance Achievement Scholarships
Contact: Contact your high school counselor to obtain the PSAT/NMSQT Student Bulletin.
Eligibility: This scholarship is open to African-American seniors. The selection criterion is based on the applicant’s PSAT/NMSQT score, academic distinction, personal achievement, and demonstration of leadership.
Award: 20 $2,500 awards
Deadline: Please see the PSAT/NMSQT Student Bulletin.

State Farm Insurance: American Indian College Fund
Contact: American Indian College Fund
21 West 68th Street
New York, NY 10023
(212) 787-6312
Eligibility: Applicant must be a student that attends a tribal college and pursuing an education degree or training to become a certified teacher. The application and selection criteria are completed through individual tribal colleges. For a complete list of participating tribal colleges visit the American Indian College Funds website at www.collegefund.org, or write to the above address. Award: Please contact for more details,
Deadline: Please contact for more details

Society of Exploration Geophysics
Contact: Society of Exploration Geophysicists
PO Box 702740 Tulsa, OK 74170-2740
Tonia Gist (918) 497-5500
Eligibility: Entering freshmen and undergraduate students in financial need maintaining above average grades. Students should be pursuing a career in geophysics, physics, mathematics and/or geology.
Award: $500-$3,000
Deadline: February 1

Samuel Fletcher Tapman Scholarship
Contact: Ping Wai, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
1801 Alexander Bell Drive
Reston, VA 20191
(800) 548-2723
Eligibility: High school freshman, sophomore, or junior in an ASCE student chapter and also a national member in good standing at the time of the award.
Award: $1,500;
Deadline: February 1

Society of Women Engineers Program
Contact: Scholarship Selection Committee
National Office,
230 E. Ohio Street
Chicago, IL 60611-3265
(312) 596-5223, Fax: (312)457-2180
www.swe.org, e-mail: hq@swe.org;
Eligibility: The minimum GPA is 3.5/4.0 for freshman applicants and 3.0/4.0 for sophomore, junior, senior & graduate applicants. Open to women majoring in engineering; incoming freshmen admitted to a SWE approved school. For additional information and an application please send a self-addressed stamped envelope.
Award: $1500 to $5,000; renewable
Deadline: February 1 for students in college
May 15 for high school seniors entering an "accredited" program.

Science Talent Search Scholarship
Contact: Kimberly Stafford, William Saunders, Science Service, Inc.,
1719 N. Street, NW
Washington, DC. 20036
www.sciserv.org e-mail: sciedu@sciserv.org,
(202) 785-2255
Eligibility: High school seniors. Submit a written report or an independent research report in science, mathematics or engineering. Must request entry form from science service in mid-August. Award: $5,000-$100,000;
Deadline: November

Stanley E. Jackson Scholarship
Contact: The Foundation for Exceptional Children
1920 Association Drive
Reston, VA 22091 (888) CEC-SPED
Fax: (703) 264-9494
Eligibility: Disabled, minority students who are gifted in general intellectual ability, specific academic aptitude, creativity, visual or performing arts, full-time college student, complete application.
Award: $1,000
Deadline: November 1

Sears Craftsman Scholarship
Contact: Tiffany Bonham, Sears Craftsman's Scholarship
NHRA Youth & Educational Service
2035 Financial Way
Glendora, CA 91740
(626) 250-2208, www.nhra.com;
Eligibility: Available for high school seniors of any age, race, ethnic origin, or personal belief. Student must have a 2.0 GPA or above and plan on attending a 2 yr. or 4 yr. college or trade/technical school.
Award: varies;
Deadline: May 1

Swackhamer Peace Essay Contest
Contact: Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, PMB 121, 1187 Coast Village Road, Ste. 1, Santa Barbara, CA 93108
(805) 965-3443 Fax: (805) 568-0466 www.wagingpeace.org Eligibility: Applicant must submit an essay and fulfill the requirements of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation. Please contact by phone or visit their website using the information above. Award: $500-$1,500 Deadline: June

SAE International Scholarships
For scholarship information, contact the Scholarship Administrator
(724)776-4970
scholarships@sae.org
BMW/SAE Engineering Scholarship
SAE Government/Industry Engineering Scholarship
Edward D. Hendrickson/SAE Engineering Scholarship
TMC/SAE Donald D. Dawson Technical Scholarship
Fred M. Young Sr./SAE Engineering Scholarship
Detroit Section SAE Technical Scholarship
Yanmar/SAE Scholarship
All applicants must:
Intend to enroll in an engineering program (refer to scholarship descriptors) accredited by ABET
Be a citizen of the United States (not permanent resident) at the date of application
Be a high school senior at the time of application (Sept. 1 - Dec. 1)
Meet minimum requirements with regard to grade point average, SAT I Reasoning Test and/or ACT scores as outlined in the individual requirements of each scholarship.
BMW/SAE Engineering Scholarship This annual scholarship is provided by BMW AG in recognition of its commitment to excellence in engineering. BMW is world famous for designing and building luxury, high-performance passenger cars and motorcycles. The company is also a leader in developing and manufacturing high technology, high performance internal combustion engines. This scholarship is in support of the SAE Foundation to ensure an adequate supply of well-trained engineers for the future.
Student Eligibility:Applicants must have a 3.75 grade point average, rank in the 90th percentile in both math and critical reading on SAT I or composite ACT scores, and pursue an engineering degree accredited by ABET.
Terms:One $6,000 scholarship will be awarded at $1,500 per year for four years. A 3.0 grade point average must be maintained to renew the scholarship.
Edward D. Hendrickson/SAE Engineering Scholarship Hendrickson International, a Boler Company, established an endowment to underwrite the scholarship in memory of the late Edward D. Hendrickson. Hendrickson was deeply committed to the truck industry and was considered one of the foremost authorities on truck suspensions in the nation. He was active in SAE, where he chaired local, regional, and national committees and published several papers on truck suspension systems.
Student Eligibility:Applicants must have a 3.75 grade point average, rank in the 90th percentile in both math and critical reading on SAT I or composite ACT scores, and pursue an engineering degree accredited by ABET.
Terms:One $4,000 scholarship will be awarded at $1,000 per year for four years. A 3.0 grade point average and continued engineering enrollment must be maintained to renew the scholarship.
SAE/Ford Partnership for Advanced Studies Scholarship The Ford Partnership for Advanced Studies (Ford PAS) Scholarship was developed by the Ford Motor Company Fund, as part of its efforts to encourage high school students to pursue their education and build successful careers in business, engineering, and technology. This annual scholarship is provided by Ford Motor Company to high school seniors who are a past or present student of a Ford PAS program at their high school or in a Ford PAS after-school/weekend/summer/college program. This scholarship is in support of the SAE Foundation to ensure an adequate supply of well-trained engineers for the future.
Student Eligibility:All applicants must be current high school seniors, seeking to pursue a bachelor/associate degree in engineering or technology, and planning to attend an accredited college or university in the United States in the fall of 2008. A 3.0 or better grade point average on a 4.0 scale is required. Two letters of reference are required; one must come from a Ford PAS instructor. The student must be a past or present student of a Ford PAS program at their high school or in a Ford PAS after-school/weekend/summer/college program.
Terms:One $5,000 scholarship will be awarded in the freshman year only.
SAE Women Engineers Committee Scholarship The SAE Women Engineers Committee established this scholarship to encourage young women graduating from high school to enter the field of engineering. They are committed to increasing the diversity of SAE membership, especially by promoting the participation and leadership of women.
The 2008 scholarship is made possible through a generous donation from Mercedes-Benz USA, headquartered in Montvale, New Jersey. www.mbusa.com
Student Eligibility:Applicants must be female, have a 3.0 grade point average and be accepted into an ABET accredited engineering program.
Terms:One $2,000 scholarship will be awarded for the freshman year only.
Tau Beta Pi/SAE Engineering Scholarship The Tau Beta Pi Association, the engineering honor society, is the world's largest engineering society. Founding in 1885 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Tau Beta Pi has initiated more than 492,000 members in 122 years. Active collegiate chapters exist on 232 campuses across the nation. The dual purpose of the Tau Beta Pi is to recognize engineering students of superior scholarship and exemplary character and to foster a spirit of liberal culture in engineering colleges. Headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, the Association's largest national philanthropy is its fellowship program, which has provided $4,565,000 in advanced-study grants to 870 students, and the scholarship program that has provided $958,000 in awards to 479 engineering seniors.
Student Eligibility:Applicants must have a 3.75 grade point average, rank in the 90th percentile in both math and critical reading for SAT I scores or for composite ACT scores, and pursue an engineering program accredited by the engineering accreditation commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.
Terms:Six scholarships valued at $1,000 each will be awarded for the freshman year only.
TMC/SAE Donald D. Dawson Technical Scholarship SAE and The Maintenance Council of American Trucking Association have established this technical education scholarship to honor the leadership of Donald D. Dawson. From his position as Vice President of Maintenance with Roadway Express, Mr. Dawson worked through SAE and TMC to merge the goals of truck equipment users and manufacturers. As a transport equipment manager, Mr. Dawson combined extraordinary technical understanding and knowledge with vision and foresight to develop practical solutions to equipment problems and vehicle design. A dedicated, lifelong student of his profession and technology, he encouraged professional development in those with whom he worked. This scholarship is intended to encourage the ideal of Mr. Dawson's respected technical competence in transport management.
Student Eligibility:High school seniors must have a 3.25 or higher grade point average, SAT I math 600 or above and critical reading 550 or above and/or an ACT composite score 27 or above. Transfer students from accredited four-year colleges/universities must have a 3.0 or higher grade point average. Students or graduates from post-secondary technical/vocational schools must have a 3.5 or higher grade point average and meet all other requirements of the engineering program to which they apply. Students must pursue an engineering degree program accredited by ABET. The scholarship application essay must include evidence of hands-on automotive experience or activity (ex: rebuilding engines, working on cars/trucks, etc.).
Terms:One scholarship will be awarded each year. The student will receive $1,500 a year for up to four years as long as a 3.0 grade point average and continuing engineering enrollment is maintained.
Fred M. Young Sr./SAE Engineering Scholarship The Young Radiator Company established this scholarship in memory of the company's founder, Fred M. Young, Sr. Mr. Young started the company in 1927 and saw it grow to become a major force in the field of Heat Transfer. He had a high regard for the value of engineering in terms of its contribution to the success of society. He felt that the profession's nobility lay in its' focus on building rather than allocating the assets of the world and improving rather than administering the product of our work. Fred M. Young, Sr. was a life member of SAE and was elected to the Fellow grade of membership in 1982.
Student Eligibility:Applicants must have a 3.75 grade point average, rank in the 90th percentile in both math and critical reading on SAT I or composite ACT scores, and pursue an engineering degree accredited by ABET.
Terms:One $4,000 scholarship will be awarded at $1,000 per year for four years. A 3.0 grade point average and continued engineering enrollment must be maintained to renew the scholarship.
Detroit Section SAE Technical Scholarship Established in 2001, this scholarship is sponsored by the SAE Detroit Section to encourage children and grandchildren of current Detroit Section members to pursue careers in engineering or the sciences. The Section recognizes that there is a need for more student candidates in these fields, as a shortage of qualified graduates is expected in future years.
Student Eligibility:Applicants must be a child or grandchild of a current SAE Detroit Section member and intend to enroll in a two- or four-year engineering or science program at an accredited college or university. A minimum 3.0 grade point average and 1200 SAT i or 28 ACT composite score and demonstrated financial need is required. Student should include copies of FAFSA forms. Submit these forms separately to "SAE Scholarships" when they become available in January.
Terms:Two $3,500 renewable freshman scholarship will be awarded. Student must maintain a 2.5 grade point average and remain in good standing at the college or university in order to qualify for scholarship renewal. A student having completed a two-year program may continue for an additional consecutive two years at a second school offering a complete engineering or science baccalaureate degree program.
Applications must be post marked by December 1
Deadline extended to December 15

Siemens Westinghouse Competition in Math, Science & Technology
Siemens Foundation
Contact: 170 Wood Ave South
Iselin, NJ 08830
Toll-free number: 877-822-5233
Fax: 732-603-5890
For more information and an application, visit http://www.siemens-foundation.org
Application Requirements/Description:
The Siemens Westinghouse Competition is open to all senior high school students who would like to submit an original science and math research project. You may enter as an individual (if you will be a senior in September), or as part of a team of two or three students (note: it is not necessary to have seniors on the team).
The Siemens Westinghouse Competition in Math, Science & Technology recognizes remarkable talent early on, fostering individual growth for high school students who are willing to challenge themselves through science research. Through this competition, students have an opportunity to achieve national recognition for science research projects that they complete in high school.
Students may submit research reports either individually or in teams of two or three members. Impartial panels of research scientists from leading universities and national laboratories judge the reports in the initial blind reading.
Students whose projects are selected for further competition, are invited to give an oral and poster presentation at one of the six regional events hosted by partner universities. At each of these regional competitions an individual and a team are selected as Regional Winners. These students receive scholarships and invitations to advance to the National Competition in Washington, D.C.
Note: Siemens scholarship may be used for any part of a student's post high school education including books, tuition, room and board, etc.
Successful competition participants may apply for valuable internships at Siemens operating companies.
Type of Award: Scholarships
Application Deadline: October
Amount of Award: 1,000.00 to 100,000.00

SMART-Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation
Contact: American Society for Engineering Education
1818 N Street N.W., Suite 600
Washington, DC 20036
Email: smart@asee.org
Phone: (202) 331-3544
Fax: (202) 265-8504
The Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program has been established by the Department of Defense (DoD) to support undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines. The program aims to increase the number of civilian scientists and engineers working at DoD laboratories. The DoD offers this scholarship for service to individuals who demonstrate outstanding ability and special aptitude for a career in scientific and engineering research and product development, express interest in career opportunities at DoD laboratories and, are pursuing a degree in, or closely related to one of the following disciplines;
Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering
Biosciences
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Cognitive, Neural, and Behavioral Sciences
Computer and Computational Sciences
Electrical Engineering
Geosciences
Information Sciences
Materials Science and Engineering
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering
Nuclear Engineering
Oceanography
Operations Research
Physics
Eligibility Requirements: All awardees must be a U.S. citizen, 18 years of age or older as of August 1, 2008, able to participate in summer internships at DoD laboratories, willing to accept post-graduate employment with the DoD, a student in good standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (at all schools attended) and, pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in one of the fields listed above.
In addition;
Undergraduate applicants must be currently enrolled in a regionally accredited U.S. college or university (i.e. undergraduate applicants must be at least freshman to apply and can apply for funding for their sophomore through senior years only).
*Graduate applicants can be either currently enrolled in a regionally accredited U.S. college or university or awaiting notification of admission to such. If awaiting admission, you must be accepted for entrance in the fall 2008 term.
*Graduate applicants must have taken the GRE within 5 years of the application deadline. Subject tests are not required.
A SMART Program participant may not accept simultaneous remuneration from another major scholarship.
Annual stipend ranging from $22,000-$39,000 depending on prior educational experience
Full tuition and related education fees
Book allowance of $1,000
Paid summer internships
Career opportunities after graduation
Deadline: The SMART online application is open each August through December. The application will reopen August 15, 2008 and close December 15, 2008. Awardees will be announced in the spring of 2009 and funding will begin August 2009. Please continue to visit this site for updates.

The Society of Plastics Engineers Foundation
Scholarship Program for the 2009-2010 School Year
Contact: The SPE Foundation an affiliate of the Society of Plastics Engineers
14 Fairfield Drive
Brookfield, CT 06804
Phone: +1 203-740-5447 Fax: +1 203-775-1157
Email: foundation@4spe.org Web: www.4spe.org
This application is also available online at www.4spe.org/foundation
The SPE Foundation, an affiliate of the Society of Plastics Engineers, offers numerous
scholarships to students who have demonstrated or expressed an interest in the plastics
industry. They must be majoring in or taking courses that would be beneficial to a career in the plastics industry. This would include, but is not limited to, plastics engineering,
polymer science, chemistry, physics, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, and
industrial engineering. All applicants must be in good standing with their colleges.
Financial needs is considered for most scholarships.
While most scholarships do not require specific knowledge or have special criteria, some
scholarships are limited in scope. See the section below entitled Special Scholarships to
determine if you are eligible to apply. Please be sure to include the specific information that is required to be submitted with your application.
The SPE Foundation General Scholarships Foundation Scholarships - Multiple undergraduate and graduate scholarships range up to $4,000 annually. Scholarships are awarded for one year only, but applicants may apply for a re-award for up to three additional years.
Detroit Section/Thomas E. Powers Scholarship - One undergraduate award of $4,000 is made annually.
Detroit Section/Robert G. Dailey Scholarship - One undergraduate award of $4,000 is
made annually.
Injection Molding Division Scholarship - One award of $3,000 will be made annually to a graduate or undergraduate student. Applicants must have experience in the injection
molding industry, such as courses taken, research conducted, or jobs held.
Robert E. Cramer/Product Design & Development Division/Mid-Michigan Section
Scholarship - One undergraduate award of $1,000 is made annually.
Ted and Ruth Neward Scholarships - Three undergraduate or graduate awards of $3,000
are made annually to citizens of the United States.
Polymer Modifiers & Additives Division Scholarships - Three $4,000 undergraduate
awards are made annually.
Thermoplastic Materials & Foams Division Scholarship - One undergraduate award of up to $2,500 will be made.
Vinyl Plastics Division Scholarship - One $3,000 undergraduate award will be made
annually. Preference will be given to applicants with experience in the vinyl industry, such
as courses taken, research conducted, or jobs held.
The SPE Foundation Special Scholarships
Blow Molding Division Memorial Scholarships
- (in memory of Carrie Fox Solin and John Raymond) - Up to two awards of $8,000 (payable over 2 years) will be made. Applicants must be completing the second year of a 4-year undergraduate plastics engineering program and be a member of an SPE Student Chapter.
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The SPE Foundation Scholarship Program for the 2009-2010 School Year
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Composites Division/Harold Giles Scholarship - One undergraduate or graduate award of
$1,000 is made annually. Applicants must have experience in the composites industry, such
as courses taken, research conducted, or jobs held.
Extrusion Division/Lew Erwin Memorial Scholarship - One award of $2,500 is made each year to support undergraduate or graduate research in the field of polymer extrusion.
Applicants must be working on a Senior or MS project which the scholarship will help
support.
Fleming/Blaszcak Scholarship - This $2,000 scholarship is available to full-time
undergraduate students at a 4-year college or students enrolled in a graduate program.
Applicants for this award must be of Mexican descent and citizens or legal residents of the
United States.
Gulf Coast Hurricane Scholarships - One four-year university scholarship of $6,000 (funds distributed on a yearly basis) and two two-year junior college or technical institute
scholarships of $2,000 (funds distributed on a yearly basis) are available. Applicants for this scholarship must have been a resident of a Gulf Coast County declared a national disaster area due to the impact of Hurricane Katrina, Rita or Wilma in 2005, and must be attending school in a Gulf Coast State (Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas).
K. K. Wang Scholarship - One award of $2,000 will be made to a graduate or
undergraduate student. Applicants must have experience in injection molding and
computer-aided engineering (CAE), such as courses taken, research conducted, or jobs held.
Pittsburgh Section Scholarships - Up to two awards of $2,000 each to graduate or
undergraduate students. Applicants must have graduated from a high school in one of the
following western Pennsylvania counties: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Blair,
Brooke, Butler, Cambria, Clarion, Clearfield, Fayette, Greene, Hancock, Indiana, Jefferson,
Lawrence, Mercer, Somerset, Venango, Washington or Westmoreland.
Plastics Pioneers Association Scholarships - Multiple $3,000 scholarships are available for undergraduate students, including those enrolled in associate degree or technical degree programs, who are committed to becoming “hands-on” workers in the plastics industry – students who are dedicated to careers as plastics technicians or engineers.
Thermoforming Division Memorial Scholarships - Multiple scholarships up to $7,500 are
awarded annually to graduate or undergraduate students, including those enrolled in
associate or technical degree programs. Applicants must have experience in the
thermoforming industry, such as courses taken, research conducted or jobs held.
Thermoplastic Elastomers Special Interest Group Scholarship - One award of $1,000 will
be made annually to a graduate or undergraduate student. Applicants must have
experience in the thermoplastic elastomers industry, such as courses taken, research
conducted, or jobs held.
Thermoset Division Scholarships - Two awards of $1,500 are available - one for a
graduate student and one for an undergraduate student. Applicants must have experience
in the thermoset industry, such as courses taken, research conducted or jobs held.
Western Plastics Pioneers Scholarship - One award of $1,000 is available for
undergraduate students, including those enrolled in associate degree or technical degree
programs. Applicants must be attending school in Arizona, California, Oregon or
Washington state.
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Complete Application Guidelines
General Eligibility Requirements
1. Applicants for all Foundation scholarships, unless otherwise specified, must be
full-time undergraduate students in either a four-year college or a two-year technical
program or enrolled in a graduate program (for those scholarships available to
graduate students).
2. Applicants must have demonstrated or expressed interest in the plastics industry.
3. Applicants must be majoring in or taking courses that are beneficial to a career in
the plastics/polymer industry.
4. Applicants must be in good academic standing with their schools.
5. Financial need of applicants will be considered for most scholarships.
Deadline and How to Apply
Applicants must complete an application and return it to The SPE Foundation by January
15, 2009 (the deadline for the Extrusion Division/Lew Erwin Memorial Scholarship is
March 1, 2009). Visit website for complete information and application.

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Target All-Around Scholarships
Contact: www.target.com;
Eligibility: Recipients of this award are chosen by an independent organization, not by Target employees. They base their decision on the student’s volunteer record, an essay on volunteer service, and an appraisal form filled out by a volunteer supervisor. The minimum GPA is 2.0 and preference is given to students living an area where a Target store is located. Must be under the age of 24.
Award: Varies;
Deadline: Contact for details

Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund
Contact: TMSF Selection Committees
100 Park Avenue, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10017
(917) 663-2221
Fax: (917) 663-2988
Eligibility: U.S. citizens in college at one of the 38 historically black public colleges and universities as a full-time student; in pursuit of a bachelor's degree; minimum high school 3.0 GPA; combined minimum SAT score of 1100; and will maintain a 3.0 GPA or better during four years of college. To qualify, the applicant must be admitted to one of the participating colleges and universities, and then apply through an on-campus TMSF. Students must be recommended as academically exceptional, and must demonstrate financial need.
Award: $2200/semester;
Deadline: Contact for details

Tuskegee Airmen, Inc.
Contact: Tuskegee Airmen Scholarship Fund
1501 Lee Highway--Suite 130
Arlington, VA 22209-1109
(703) 522-8590
www.tuskegeeairmen.org; e-mail: hqtai1@tuskegeeairmen.org
Eligibility: Graduating high school senior accepted by participating colleges and universities. Must be in financial need and maintain a 3.0 GPA.
Award: $1,500
Deadline: February 1

Tailhook Association
Contact: Jim Carol, Scholarships
9696 Businesspark Ave
San Diego, CA 92131-1643
(858) 689-9223
www.tailhook.org/ e-mail: thookassn@aol.com
Eligibility: A parent who served on an aircraft carrier.
Award: $2,000 (20 winners)
Deadline: July 15

Tylenol Scholarships
Contact: Citizens' Scholarship Foundation of America, Inc.
1505 Riverview Road, P.O. Box 88,
St. Peter, MN 56082
http://scholarship.tylenol.com/ Tylenol® Scholarship
Eligibility: Student must be an undergraduate or graduate with at least one more year of education remaining. The applicant must demonstrate leadership in their community and school, and intend on majoring in a health-related field.
Awards: Ten $10,000 awards and 150 $1,000 Awards
Deadline: April 30

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U.S. Department of Agriculture Program
Tel: (609) 452-7007
Email: judithm@woodrow.org
Eligible Inst.: US schools
Deadline: March

U.S. Department of Commerce Program
Tel: (609) 452-7007
Email: judithm@woodrow.org
Eligible Inst.: US schools
Deadline: March
United College Fund Scholarships
The award: The UNCF is one of our major scholarship gateways.
The awards are of varying amounts, and there are a great many under different
names and requirements (Grandmet, Duracell, for example).
Deadline is usually December.

United Negro College Fund, Inc.
Contact: Sylvia Bailey, Educational Services Department
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
Fairfax, VA 22031
(800) 331-2244
Eligibility: Complete an FAF FFS form, and request that the report be sent to the financial aid office at the UNCF. Scholarships are awarded to students attending member institutions that receive a minimum 2.5 GPA and are nominated by the financial director. Unmet financial need will be verified by the Financial Aid Director.
Award: Contact for details;
Deadline: Contact for details

United States Air Force ROTC 4-Year Scholarship Program
Contact: 1020 W University Dr
Montgomery, AL 36106-1235
(866) 423-7682
Eligibility: Students at least 17 years old, interested in the fields of aeronautics, aerospace, astronautical science, civil engineering, mechanical engineering, mathematics or physics. Award can be used at any campus that offers Air Force ROTC.
Award: Varies;
Deadline: Contact for details

United States Army Emergency Relief Scholarship
Contact: 200 Stovall Street
Alexandria, VA 22332
(703)-428-0000, Fax: (703)-325-7183
Eligibility: Unmarried dependent children of members of the army. Must be a U.S. citizen and not yet 22 years of age on June 1st of the school year that begins the following September.
Award: $2,000;
Deadline: March 1

U.S. House of Representatives Page Program
Contact: Congressional Representative
Washington, DC. 20515-6526
(202) 225-4068
Eligibility: Internship. High school students who are at least 16 years old on the day the page term begins. Must have finished their junior year and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. The calendar is divided into four terms, two academic terms and two summer terms.
Award: $1,178.17/month,
Deadline: Contact for details

United States Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation
Contact: James Forestal Campus, Michael Wolley
PO. Box 3008
Princeton, NJ. 08543-3008
(800) 292-7777, Fax: (609) 452-2259,
www.marine-scholars.org/, e-mail: mcsf@marine-scholars.org
Eligibility: Children of U.S. Marines or dependent children of former Marines. Must be used for undergraduate or vocational study
Award: $500-2,500; renewable for 4 years
Deadline: April 15

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Voice of Democracy Scholarship Program, Veterans of Foreign Wars
Contact: Gordon Thorson, Director
VFW National Headquarters
406 W. 34th St.
Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 756-3390
Eligibility: U.S. high school students in grades 9-12. Students must submit a 3-5 minute essay for local competition. Selected candidates compete on state and national levels. Contact your high school counselor or local VFW Post.
Award: Contact for details, up to $25,000
Deadline: November 15

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Wal-Mart Foundation
Contact: Karen Thompson, Assistant Director
Bentonville, AR 72716-8071
(800) 530-9925
Eligibility: Graduating high school seniors residing in Wal-Mart Stores service area.
Award: Contact for details
Deadline: February 1

William McMannis and J. Haskell McMannis Educational Fund
Contact: Mary Anne Steinhauer, Executive Director
c/o Marine Bank Trust Department,
P.O. Box 8480
Erie, PA 16553, (814) 871-9597
Eligibility: Must be U.S. citizens. Award: $200-$5,000
Deadline: Varies

Women's Sports Foundation
Contact: Grant Program,
Eisenhower Park,
East Meadow, NY 11554
(800) 227-3988
Eligibility: Female high school seniors who demonstrate leadership and athletic ability, and who will be pursuing a full-time course of study at an accredited two or four-year college. To obtain an application, contact the above address.
Award: Contact for details;
Deadline: December 31

William B. Ruggles Right To Work Scholarship
Contact: Kathy Jones National Right To Work Committee William B. Ruggles Scholarship
8001 Braddock Road
Springfield, VA 22160
(703) 321-9606
Eligibility: Scholarships are available for students majoring in journalism. Applicants must submit a 500-word essay which demonstrates their understanding of the "Right To Work" principle. Write to the address listed for complete details.
Award: $2,000;
Deadline: March 31

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Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship Program
Contact: Xerox Corporation
150 State Street, 4th Floor
Rochester, NY 14614
www.xerox.com; and type in "Scholarship" in the search engine.
Eligibility: Minority and undergraduate/graduate pursuing technical degrees, must display academic talent. This is a good scholarship for strong minority scholarships for students studying in areas like chemistry, engineering, physics, and "tech" areas.
The award amount is up to $4,000 for undergraduates and more for graduate students.
Deadline: September 30

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Yoshiyama Award for Exemplary Service to the Community
Contact: Hitachi Foundation,
1509 22nd Street, NW,
Washington, DC 20037-1073,
(202) 457-0588,
Eligibility: Open to all students. Students must be nominated for this award, and must demonstrate self-motivation, leadership, creativity, dedication, and a commitment to pursuing community service. Extracurriculars, GPA and/or SAT scores are not considered in the selection process. Log-on to website for complete details.
Award: $5,000 over 2 years;
Deadline: Contact for more details