May

2014-2015

May Scholarship Opportunities

Navigating through the incredible number of scholarships available can be overwhelming and intimidating--however, it is the mission of the College/Career Center to provide all students at Sylacauga High School with the most accurate scholarship information possible. This site is updated frequently--be sure to bookmark this page!

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Important information regarding materials to be included with scholarship applications:

If your scholarship application requires a recommendation letter/nomination/verification from school counselors or school administration, please submit all required documents to Coach Stevens or Mrs. Morris at least one week prior to the deadline.

All requests for official or unofficial transcripts must be made in writing and must be accompanied with associated transcript fee. Official transcript-$3, Unofficial transcript-$1

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Sertoma Scholarship for Students Who Are Hard of Hearing or Deaf

Sertoma International


Purpose: The organization's focus is to concentrate on communicative disorders.

Eligibility: Applicants must be entering or continuing as full-time undergraduates in the U.S., show proof that they have a clinically significant (40dB) bilateral hearing loss and have a minimum 3.2 GPA for all high school and college courses.

Minimum GPA: 3.2

Amount: $1,000.

Number of awards: Varies.

Deadline: May 1.

How to apply: Applications are available online.


Contact Information:

Sertoma International
1912 E. Meyer Boulevard
Kansas City, MO 64132

Phone: 816-333-8300

Fax: 816-333-4320

Email: infosertoma@sertomahq.org

http://www.sertoma.org

http://www.sertoma.org/%5ESponsorships/Scholarships&Grants/Scholarship_HearingImpaired.pdf

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Gabe A. Hartl Scholarship

Air Traffic Control Association


Purpose: To support air traffic control students.

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in or plan to be enrolled in a two- to four-year postsecondary program in air traffic control as a part-time or full-time student. The program must be approved by the Federal Aviation Administration as a college training initiative supporter. They must have 30 or more semester hours (or 45 or more quarter hours) remaining in their program of study at the time of submitting the application. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: Varies.

Number of awards: Varies.

Deadline: May 1.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, two letters of recommendation and essay response are required.


Contact Information:

Air Traffic Control Association
1101 King Street
Suite 300
Alexandria, VA 22314

Phone: 703-299-2430

Fax: 703-299-2437

Email: info@atca.org

http://www.atca.org

http://www.atca.org/ATCA-Scholarship

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Delta Faucet Company Scholarships

Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors–National Association


Purpose: To elevate the technical and business competence of the plumbing-heating-cooling (p-h-c) industry by awarding scholarships to students who are enrolled in a p-h-c-related major.

Eligibility: Applicants must be students who are currently enrolled or plan to be enrolled in a p-h-c-related major at an accredited four-year college or university or two-year technical college, community college or trade school. Apprentice program students must also be working full-time for a licensed plumbing or HVAC contractor who is a member of the PHCC. Two $2,500 scholarships are awarded to students who are enrolled in either a PHCC-approved apprentice program or a full-time certificate or degree program at an accredited two-year community college, technical college or trade school. Four $2,500 scholarships are awarded to students who are enrolled in an undergraduate degree program at an accredited four-year college or university.

Amount: $2,500.

Number of awards: Up to 6.

Deadline: May 1.

How to apply: Applications are available online, by email or by phone.


Contact Information:

Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors–National Association
P.O. Box 6808
180 South Washington Street
Falls Church, VA 22046

Phone: 800-533-7694

Fax: 703-237-7442

Email: scholarships@naphcc.org

http://www.phccweb.org

http://foundation.phccweb.org/Apprentice/content.cfm?ItemNumber=10677&navItemNumber=10327

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Ecolab Scholarship Competition

American Hotel and Lodging Educational Foundation (AH&LEF)


Purpose: To provide scholarships for students who intend to earn a degree in hospitality management.

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled or intend to enroll full-time in a two- or four-year U.S. college or university.

Amount: $1,000-$2,000.

Number of awards: Varies.

Deadline: May 1.

How to apply: Applications are available online.


Contact Information:

American Hotel and Lodging Educational Foundation (AH&LEF)
1201 New York Avenue NW
Suite 600
Washington, DC 20005-3931

Phone: 202-289-3188

Fax: 202-289-3199

Email: chammond@ahlef.org

http://www.ahlef.org

http://www.ahlef.org/content.aspx?id=19830

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Actuarial Diversity Scholarship

Actuarial Foundation


Purpose: To promote diversity through an annual scholarship program for African American, Hispanic and Native American Indian students and encourage academic achievements by awarding scholarships to full-time undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a degree in the actuarial profession.

Eligibility: Applicants must have at least one birth parent who is a member of one of the minority groups listed and a minimum GPA of 3.0. High school seniors must have a minimum ACT math score of 28 or SAT math score of 600. An award will be provided in the recipient's name to any accredited U.S. educational institution to cover educational expenses. An application, a personal statement, two letters of recommendation and official school transcripts (sealed) are required.

Amount: $1,000-$4,000.

Number of awards: Varies.

Scholarship may be renewable./p>

Deadline: May 2.

How to apply: Applications are available online.


Contact Information:

Actuarial Foundation
475 N. Martingale Road, Suite 600
Schaumburg, IL 60173-2226

Phone: 847-706-3581

Fax: 847-706-3599

Email: scholarships@actfnd.org

http://www.beanactuary.org

http://www.actuarialfoundation.org/programs/actuarial/act-diversity.shtml

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Association of Equipment Management Professionals Foundation Scholarships

Association of Equipment Management Professionals (AEMP)


Purpose: To support students interested in the field of heavy equipment management.

Eligibility: Applicants must have a GPA of 2.0 or higher and plan to attend a school that offers a diesel technology program. Scholarship recipients must maintain a 3.0 or higher GPA in their studies. Preference is given to students who are motivated, responsible and have the potential for great achievement.

Minimum GPA: 2.0

Amount: Up to $2,000.

Number of awards: Varies.

Deadline: May 1.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript and two letters of recommendation are required.


Contact Information:

Association of Equipment Management Professionals (AEMP)
P.O. Box 1368
Glenwood Springs, CO 81602

Phone: 970-384-0510

Fax: 970-384-0512

Email: stan@aemp.org

http://www.aemp.org

http://www.aemp.org/for-students/

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Stella Blum Research Grant

Costume Society of America (CSA)


Purpose: To support a CSA student member working in the field of North American costume.

Eligibility: Applicants must be accepted into an undergraduate or graduate degree program at an accredited university for the time during which the grant would apply, conduct a research project in the area of North American costume and be members of the Costume Society of America (CSA) in good standing. Applications are judged according to significance of topic, feasibility, time frame, methodology, bibliography, budget, applicants' qualifications and how the research might further the field of costumes.

Amount: $2,000 plus a travel component of up to $500 to attend National Symposium.

Number of awards: 1.

Deadline: May 1.

How to apply: Applications are available by email or phone.


Contact Information:

Costume Society of America (CSA)
Ann Wass
5903 60th Avenue
Riverdale, MD 20737

Phone: 800-272-9447

Fax: 908-359-7619

Email: national.office@costumesocietyamerica.com

http://www.costumesocietyamerica.com

http://www.costumesocietyamerica.com/grantsawards/stellablum.html

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Congressional Black Caucus Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation


Purpose: To support students who are pursuing careers in visual arts.

Eligibility: Applicants do NOT need to be African American but must reside or attend school in a congressional district represented by a CBC member. Students must have at least a 2.5 GPA, and they must be enrolled or accepted into a full-time undergraduate degree program. Applicants must show leadership qualities and community service participation.

Minimum GPA: 2.5

Amount: Up to $3,000.

Number of awards: Up to 10.

Deadline: May 1.

How to apply: Applications are available online.


Contact Information:

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
1720 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036

Phone: 202-263-2800

Fax: 202-775-0773

Email: info@cbcfinc.org

http://www.cbcfinc.org

http://www.cbcfinc.org/cbcs-va.html

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WyzAnt College Scholarships

WyzAnt Tutoring


Purpose: To support students who write essays on how their education impacts others.

Eligibility: Applicants must write an essay of up to 300 words on the topic provided Applicants must plan to attend a four-year college or university during the fall following the deadline or until November 1 two years after the deadline. This includes most high school sophomores through college juniors. Applicants must then promote their essays in attempt to get the greatest number of total votes. The top 10 essays with the greatest number of votes are then submitted to the final round for judging along with 10 other specially selected essays. These 20 essays are then voted on in a final round. Final selection is based on the greatest number of votes.

Amount: $2,000-$10,000.

Number of awards: 3.

Deadline: May 1.

How to apply: Applicants must submit their essays online.


Contact Information:

WyzAnt Tutoring

http://www.wyzant.com

http://www.wyzant.com/Scholarships/

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Angus Foundation Scholarship

American Foundation


Purpose: To provide scholarships to youth active in the Angus breed.

Eligibility: Applicants must have been members of the National Junior Angus Association and must be junior, regular or life members of the American Angus Association at the time of application. Applicants must be high school seniors or enrolled in a junior college, four-year college, or other accredited institution of post-secondary education in an undergraduate program and have a minimum 2.0 GPA. Students may not have reached their 25th birthday by January 1 of the year of application.

Minimum GPA: 2.0

Amount: $1,000-$5,000.

Number of awards: Varies.

Deadline: May 1.

How to apply: Applications are available online or by written request.


Contact Information:

American Foundation
3201 Frederick Avenue
St. Joseph, MO 64506

Phone: 816-383-5100

Fax: 816-233-9703

Email: angus@angus.org

http://www.angusfoundation.org

http://www.angusfoundation.org/Foundation/ScholarshipsAwards/FdnUndergraduate.aspx

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Air Traffic Control Association Scholarship Program

Air Traffic Control Association


Purpose: To assist students enrolled in aviation-related courses and full-time air traffic control employees and their children.

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled or accepted into an accredited college or university and have coursework leading to a bachelor's or graduate degree related to an aviation related career, be full-time aviation employees pursuing advanced study in air traffic control or aviation or be the children of air traffic control specialists.

Amount: Varies.

Number of awards: Varies.

Deadline: May 1.

How to apply: Applications are available online.


Contact Information:

Air Traffic Control Association
1101 King Street
Suite 300
Alexandria, VA 22314

Phone: 703-299-2430

Fax: 703-299-2437

Email: info@atca.org

http://www.atca.org

http://atca.kma.net/ATCA-Scholarship

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Brownells/NRA Outstanding Achievement Youth Award

National Rifle Association


Purpose: To recognize NRA Junior Members who actively participate in shooting sports.

Eligibility: Applicants must be NRA Junior Members (or Regular or Life Members under 18 years old) and have completed five core and five elective requirements. Core requirements are being current members of the NRA, attending and completing an NRA Basic Firearm Training Course, earning a rating in a shooting discipline and submitting an essay. Applicants must also complete five elective requirements from those listed on the website.

Amount: $2,000-$5,000.

Number of awards: 3.

Deadline: May 1.

How to apply: Applications are available online.


Contact Information:

National Rifle Association
11250 Waples Mill Road
Fairfax, VA 22030

Phone: 703-267-1505

Email: youth_programs@nrahq.org

http://scholarships.nra.org

http://www.nrahq.org/youth/achievement.asp

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MedPro Rx Inc. Education Is Power Scholarships

MedProRx Inc.


Purpose: To aid students with bleeding disorders.

Eligibility: Applicants must have hemophilia or von Willebrand disease and be United States residents who are entering or attending a college, university or vocational school in the fall following application. Students must have participated in community service or volunteer work.

Amount: $500-$2,500.

Number of awards: At least 20.

Deadline: May 1.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, documentation of bleeding disorder, copy of diploma, GED or most recent transcript, proof of admission and college tuition, essay and letter of recommendation are required.


Contact Information:

MedProRx Inc.
140 Northway Court
Raleigh, NC 27615-4916

Phone: 866-528-4963

Email: educationispower@medprorx.com

http://www.medprorx.com

http://www.medprorx.com/scholarship.html

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George Heller Memorial Scholarship Fund of the AFTRA Foundation

American Federation of Television and Radio Artists


Purpose: To support AFTRA members and their children.

Eligibility: Applicants must be AFTRA members in good standing with five years of membership or the children of members. Scholarships are awarded based on academic achievement and financial need and can be used to study any academic field or for professional training in the performing arts at an accredited higher education institution.

Amount: Up to $2,500.

Number of awards: Up to 15.

Deadline: May 1.

How to apply: Applications are available online.


Contact Information:

American Federation of Television and Radio Artists
260 Madison Avenue
7th Floor
New York, NY 10016

Phone: 212-532-0800

Fax: 212-532-2242

Email: info@aftra.com

http://www.aftra.com

http://www.sagaftra.org/aftra-foundation/heller-scholarship

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PHCC Educational Foundation Scholarship

Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors–National Association


Purpose: To elevate the technical and business competence of the plumbing-heating-cooling (p-h-c) industry by awarding scholarships to students who are enrolled in a p-h-c-related major.

Eligibility: Applicants must be currently enrolled or plan to enroll in a p-h-c-related major at an accredited four-year college or university or two-year technical college, community college or trade school. Students enrolled in an approved apprentice program must also be working full-time for a licensed plumbing or HVACR contractor who is a member of the PHCC. Two scholarships will be awarded to students who are enrolled in either a PHCC-approved apprentice program or a full-time certificate or degree program at an accredited two-year community college, technical college or trade school. Three scholarships are awarded to students who are enrolled in an undergraduate degree program at an accredited four-year college or university.

Amount: $1,000-$5,000.

Number of awards: Up to 25.

Deadline: May 1.

How to apply: Applications are available online or by email.


Contact Information:

Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors–National Association
P.O. Box 6808
180 South Washington Street
Falls Church, VA 22046

Phone: 800-533-7694

Fax: 703-237-7442

Email: scholarships@naphcc.org

http://www.phccweb.org

http://foundation.phccweb.org/Apprentice/content.cfm?ItemNumber=10677&navItemNumber=10327

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Nordstrom Scholarship Program

Nordstrom Scholarship Program


Purpose: To support high school students who have high academic achievement and involvement in the community attend college.

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school juniors who reside and attend school in a state with a Nordstrom or Nordstrom Rack store. Applicants must have a history of community service, volunteer work or participation in extracurricular activities. Applicants must also intend to attend an accredited college or university for all four years during distribution of the award. A minimum 2.7 GPA and application for financial aid is required.

Minimum GPA: 2.7

Amount: $2,500.

Number of awards: Varies.

Scholarship may be renewable./p>

Deadline: May 1.

How to apply: Applications are available online.


Contact Information:

Nordstrom Scholarship Program
1600 Seventh Avenue
Suite 2600
Seattle, WA 98101

Phone: 206-373-4550

Email: nordscholar@nordstrom.com

http://shop.nordstrom.com/c/nordstrom-cares-scholarship

http://shop.nordstrom.com/c/nordstrom-cares-scholarship

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MG James Ursano Scholarship Fund

Army Emergency Relief (AER)


Purpose: To assist the children of Army families with their undergraduate education, vocational training and service academy education.

Eligibility: Applicants must be dependent children of Army soldiers who are unmarried and under the age of 22. Students must also be registered with the Defense Eligibility Enrollment Reporting System, have a minimum 2.0 GPA and be enrolled and accepted or pending acceptance as full-time students in post-secondary educational institutions. Awards are based primarily on financial need.

Minimum GPA: 2.0

Amount: Varies.

Number of awards: Varies.

Scholarship may be renewable.

Deadline: May 1.

How to apply: Applications are available online and by mail.


Contact Information:

Army Emergency Relief (AER)
200 Stovall Street Rm. 5N13
Alexandria, VA 22332

Phone: 703-428-0035

Fax: 703-325-7183

Email: education@aerhq.org

http://www.aerhq.org

http://www.aerhq.org/dnn563/EducationalAssistance/DependentChildren.aspx

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Keppra Family Epilepsy Scholarship Program

Hudson Medical Communications


Purpose: To provide financial assistance to people with epilepsy who wish to obtain higher education.

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal and permanent residents who have epilepsy, or family members or caregivers of persons with epilepsy. They must be graduating high school in the year of application or have already graduated and be enrolled in or awaiting acceptance from a U.S. institution of higher learning. They must have demonstrated academic achievement, participate in extracurricular activities and be positive role models.

Amount: Up to $5,000.

Number of awards: Varies.

Deadline: May 5.

How to apply: Applications are available online.


Contact Information:

Hudson Medical Communications
200 White Plains Road
Tarrytown, NY 10591

Phone: 866-825-1920

Email: questions@hudsonmc.com

http://www.ucb.com

http://www.ucbepilepsyscholarship.com/

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Michael J. Quill Scholarship Fund

Transport Workers Union of America


Purpose: To provide financial assistance to the dependents of TWU members.

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors and may be the children of present, retired or deceased TWU members in good standing or meet other eligibility requirements. Recipients are selected by a public drawing.

Amount: $1,200.

Number of awards: 15.

Scholarship may be renewable.

Deadline: May 5.

How to apply: Applications are available from local unions and the union publication. They're also available online.


Contact Information:

Transport Workers Union of America
1700 Broadway, Second Floor
New York, NY 10019-5905

http://www.twu.org

http://www.twu.org/

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Off to College Scholarship Sweepstakes

SunTrust


Purpose: To assist a student for the first year of expenses at any accredited college.

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors who are at least 13 years old and plan to attend a college accredited by the U.S. Department of Education the following fall. U.S. residency is required. Financial need and academic achievement are not considered. Note that this is a sweepstakes drawing every two weeks.

Amount: $1,000.

Number of awards: 15.

Deadline: May 9.

How to apply: Applications are available online. Mail-in entries are also accepted. Contact information is required.


Contact Information:

SunTrust
P.O. Box 27172
Richmond, VA 23261-7172

Phone: 800-786-8787

http://www.suntrusteducation.com

https://www.suntrusteducation.com/ScholarshipSweepstakes/index.html

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Rosa L. Parks Scholarship

Conference of Minority Transportation Officials


Purpose: To support graduating high school students whose parents are COMTO members and college or graduate students who are studying fields related to transportation.

Eligibility: Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA. High school students must be accepted into a college or technical school, and their parents must have been COMTO members in good standing for at least the past year. College students must have at least 60 credits, and graduate students must have at least 15 credits.

Minimum GPA: 3.0

Amount: $4,500.

Number of awards: Varies.

Deadline: May 10.

How to apply: Applications are available online.


Contact Information:

Conference of Minority Transportation Officials
1875 I Street, NW
Suite 500
Washington, DC 20006

Phone: 703-234-4072

Fax: 202-318-0364

Email: comto@comto.org

http://www.comto.org

http://www.comto.org/?page=2013Scholarships

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Atkins North American Frank T Martin Leadership Scholarship

Conference of Minority Transportation Officials


Purpose: To support minority students with career interests in the transportation industry.

Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate or college students accepted to or enrolled in a program in or related to transportation, engineering or planning. Undergraduate students must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours. Applicants must also exhibit strong leadership abilities and be dedicated to service of the community. Selection is based on demonstrated leadership and community service commitment as well as the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $3,000.

Number of awards: Varies.

Deadline: May 11.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, cover letter/essay, two letters of recommendation, letter of college acceptance, transcripts, resume and photograph are required.


Contact Information:

Conference of Minority Transportation Officials
1875 I Street, NW
Suite 500
Washington, DC 20006

Phone: 703-234-4072

Fax: 202-318-0364

Email: comto@comto.org

http://www.comto.org

http://www.comto.org/?page=Scholarships

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Dinah Shore Scholarship

Ladies Professional Golf Association


Purpose: To honor the late Dinah Shore.

Eligibility: Applicants must be female high school seniors who have been accepted into a full-time course of study at an accredited U.S. institution of higher learning. They must have played golf regularly for the past two years but not played on a competitive collegiate golf team. A minimum GPA of 3.2 is required.

Minimum GPA: 3.2

Amount: $5,000.

Number of awards: 1.

Deadline: May 11.

How to apply: Applications are available online.


Contact Information:

Ladies Professional Golf Association
100 International Golf Drive
Daytona Beach, FL 32124-1092

Phone: 386-274-6200

Fax: 386-274-1099

http://www.lpgafoundation.org/scholarships

http://www.lpgafoundation.org/Scholarships/dshore.aspx

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SSPI Scholarship Program

Society of Satellite Professionals International (SSPI)


Purpose: To help high school and university graduates with undergraduate and post-graduate study in satellite-related disciplines.

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors, undergraduate or graduate students who are members of SSPI (membership is free) studying satellite-related technologies, policies or applications. Some scholarships have requirements such as interests, financial need, residency, gender, race or GPA. The award is based on commitment to education and careers in the satellite fields, academic and leadership achievement, potential for contribution to the satellite communications industry and a scientific, engineering, research, business or creative submission.

Amount: $2,500-$3,500.

Number of awards: Varies.

Deadline: May 14.

How to apply: Applications are available online.


Contact Information:

Society of Satellite Professionals International (SSPI)
Tamara Bond
55 Broad Street
14th Floor
New York, NY 10004

Phone: 212-809-5199

Fax: 212-825-0075

Email: rbell@sspi.org

http://www.sspi.org

http://www.sspi.org/?page=Scholarships

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Lockheed Martin Freshman Scholarship

Society of Women Engineers


Purpose: To aid female students who are planning to pursue higher education in engineering.

Eligibility: Applicants must be rising undergraduate freshmen who are planning to major in engineering. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $3,000.

Number of awards: 2.

Deadline: May 15.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.


Contact Information:

Society of Women Engineers
203 North LaSalle Street
Suite 1675
Chicago, IL 60601

Phone: 877-793-4636

Email: scholarshipapplication@swe.org

http://www.swe.org/scholarships

http://societyofwomenengineers.swe.org/index.php/scholarships#activePanels_

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Levitt Comninos Carlotti Scholarship

Levitt Comninos Carlotti Foundation Inc.


Purpose: To assist students whose parents are terminally ill or deceased.

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or college students at a four-year university and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Minimum GPA: 3.0

Amount: $1,000-$4,000.

Number of awards: 3.

Deadline: May 15.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, a transcript, a resume, letters of recommendation and essays are required.


Contact Information:

Levitt Comninos Carlotti Foundation Inc.
P.O. Box 418
New York, NY 10156

Email: info@lccfoundationinc.org

http://www.lccfoundationinc.org

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ESA Foundation Scholarship Program

Entertainment Software Association Foundation


Purpose: To support female and minority students working on degrees toward a career in computer and video game arts.

Eligibility: Applicants must be female or minority students, U.S. citizens and current full-time college students or graduating high school seniors enrolled or accepted in a full-time program at a four-year college or university in the U.S. A minimum 2.75 GPA is required. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Minimum GPA: 2.75

Amount: $3,000.

Number of awards: Up to 30.

Deadline: May 15.

How to apply: Applications are available online.


Contact Information:

Entertainment Software Association Foundation
317 Madison Avenue
22 Floor
New York, NY 10017

Phone: 917-522-3250

http://www.esafoundation.org/scholarship.asp

http://www.esafoundation.org/scholarship.asp

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Wesley-Logan Prize

American Historical Association


Purpose: To award a prize to a scholarly/literary book focusing on the history of dispersion, relocation, settlement or adjustment of people from Africa; or on their return to that continent.

Eligibility: Books must have been published between May 1 of the previous year and April 30 of the entry year. Entries are mailed directly to committee members.

Amount: Varies.

Number of awards: Varies.

Deadline: May 15.

How to apply: Application information is available on approximately March 30.


Contact Information:

American Historical Association
400 A Street SE
Washington, DC 20003

Phone: 202-544-2422

Fax: 202-544-8307

Email: info@historians.org

http://www.historians.org

http://www.historians.org/prizes/index.cfm?PrizeAbbrev=WESLEY-LOGAN

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Shawn Carter Foundation Scholarship

Shawn Carter Foundation


Purpose: To assist students at vocational or trade schools.

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or college students and be between the ages of 18 and 25. Applicants must also be U.S. citizens and have a minimum 2.5 GPA.

Minimum GPA: 2.5

Amount: $1,500-$2,500.

Number of awards: Varies.

Deadline: May 15.

How to apply: Applications are available online.


Contact Information:

Shawn Carter Foundation

Email: scsfapplicant@shawncartersf.com

http://www.shawncartersf.com

www.shawncartersf.com/programs/scholarship/

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Alphonso Deal Scholarship Award

National Black Police Association


Purpose: To support students who plan careers in law enforcement.

Eligibility: Applicants must be collegebound high school seniors planning to study law enforcement who are U.S. citizens and are recommended by their high school principal, counselor or teacher.

Amount: Varies.

Number of awards: Varies.

Deadline: May 16.

How to apply: Applications are available online.


Contact Information:

National Black Police Association
NBPA Scholarship Award
30 Kennedy Street NW
Suite 101
Washington, DC 20011

Phone: 202-986-2070

Fax: 202-986-0410

Email: nbpanatofc@worldnet.att.net

http://www.blackpolice.org

http://www.blackpolice.org/scholarships.html

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C.I.P. Scholarship

College Is Power


Purpose: To assist adult students age 18 and over with college expenses.

Eligibility: Applicants must be adult students currently attending or planning to attend a two-year or four-year college or university within the next 12 months. Students must be 18 years or older and U.S. citizens or permanent residents. The award may be used for full- or part-time study at either on-campus or online schools.

Amount: $1,500.

Number of awards: Varies.

Deadline: May 31, August 31, and December 31.

How to apply: Applications are available online.


Contact Information:

College Is Power
1025 Alameda de las Pulgas
No. 215
Belmont, CA 94002

http://www.collegeispower.com/scholarship.cfm

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Mattie J.T. Stepanek Caregiving Scholarship

Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving


Purpose: To aid caregivers who are seeking to enhance their caregiving skills through higher education.

Eligibility: Applicants must be family, professional or paraprofessional caregivers. They must be enrolled in or planning to enroll in college coursework that will provide them with additional skills that they can use in their caregiving activities. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $2,500.

Number of awards: 4.

Deadline: May 1.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.


Contact Information:

Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving
800 GSW Drive
Georgia Southwestern State University
Americus, GA 31709

Phone: 229-928-1234

Fax: 229-931-2663

http://www.rosalynncarter.org

http://www.rosalynncarter.org/Mattie%20Stepanek/

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Directron.com College Scholarship

Directron


Purpose: To aid U.S. college students.

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or current college students and submit an essay on the provided topic related to computers. Essays are judged on academic merit (50 percent) and originality and creativity (50 percent). Photos are not required but recommended.

Amount: $200-$800.

Number of awards: 6.

Deadline: May 1.

How to apply: No application is required. Applicants should send their contact information and essays to information@directron.com.


Contact Information:

Directron
10402 Harwin Drive
Houston, TX 77036

Phone: 713-773-3636 x1500

Fax: 281-754-4959

Email: customer_service@directron.us

http://www.directron.com

http://www.directron.com/scholarship.html

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IAPMO Essay Scholarship Contest

International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO)


Purpose: To share the "importance the plumbing and mechanical industry plays in our everyday lives."

Eligibility: Applicants must be current high school seniors or enrolled or accepted as full-time students in an accredited technical school, community college, trade school, four-year accredited college or university or an apprentice program.

Amount: $500-$1,000.

Number of awards: 3.

Deadline: May 1.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An essay of 800 to 1,600 words on the topic provided is required.


Contact Information:

International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO)
4755 E. Philadelphia Street
Ontario, CA 91761

Phone: 909-472-4100

Fax: 909-472-4222

Email: gaby.davis@iapmo.org

http://www.iapmo.org/Pages/EssayContest.aspx

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John Wright Memorial Scholarship

Tree Research and Education Endowment Fund


Purpose: To help undergraduate and technical college students pursuing careers in commercial arboriculture.

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors entering college or community college or returning college students seeking a first bachelor's degree or associate's degree while attending an accredited U.S. college or university. All applicants must plan to enter the arboriculture industry and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Consideration will be given for honorably discharged veterans and present members of the U.S. Armed Forces, Reserves and National Guard.

Minimum GPA: 3.0

Amount: $2,000.

Number of awards: 1.

Deadline: May 15.

How to apply: Applications are available online.


Contact Information:

Tree Research and Education Endowment Fund
552 S. Washington Street
Suite 109
Naperville, IL 60540

Phone: 630-369-8300

Fax: 630-369-8382

Email: treefund@treefund.org

http://www.treefund.org

http://www.treefund.org/scholarships

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IMCEA Scholarships

International Military Community Executives Association (IMCEA)


Purpose: To provide scholarships for high school students and military welfare and recreation professionals seeking to further their educations.

Eligibility: High school or college applicants must be children of IMCEA members. Candidates must provide information about their activities, honors and awards and submit an essay on the provided topic.

Amount: $1,000.

Number of awards: 2.

Deadline: May 15.

How to apply: Applications are available online.


Contact Information:

International Military Community Executives Association (IMCEA)
1530 Dunwoody Village
Parkway Suite 203
Atlanta, GA 30338

Phone: 770-396-2101

Fax: 770-396-2198

Email: imcea@imcea.com

http://www.imcea.com

https://www.imcea.org/scholarship.html

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Soozie Courter Sharing a Brighter Tomorrow Hemophilia Scholarship

Wyeth Pharmaceuticals


Purpose: To provide financial assistance to students with hemophilia.

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or graduates, GED recipients or college or vocational school students who have been diagnosed with hemophilia A or B.

Amount: $2,500-$4,000.

Number of awards: 17.

Deadline: May 24.

How to apply: Applications are available online.


Contact Information:

Wyeth Pharmaceuticals
Hemophilia Scholarship Program (Bioanalytical Solutions)
P.O. Box 26825
Collegeville, PA 19426-0825

Phone: 888-999-2349

http://www.hemophiliavillage.com

http://www.hemophiliavillage.com/resources-support/scholarship-assistance.aspx

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Dream Deferred Essay Contest on Civil Rights in the Mideast

Hands Across the Mideast Support Alliance


Purpose: To award American and Middle Eastern youth who have written outstanding essays on civil rights in the Middle East.

Eligibility: Entrants must be age 25 or younger at the time of the entry deadline. They must be living in an Arab League nation, the U.S., Afghanistan or Iran. They must write an essay of 600 to 1,500 words responding to one of the civil rights topics presented in the official entry rules. Selection is based on the strength and relevance of the essay response.

Amount: $500-$2,000.

Number of awards: 10.

Deadline: May 27.

How to apply: Applications are available online. The completion of an online essay submission form is required.


Contact Information:

Hands Across the Mideast Support Alliance
263 Huntington Avenue, #315
Boston, MA 02115

Phone: 617-266-0080

Fax: 617-812-4789

Email: info@hamsaweb.org

http://www.hamsaweb.org/essay/

http://www.hamsaweb.org/essay/

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U.S. Bank Scholarship Program

U.S. Bank


Purpose: To support graduating high school seniors who plan to attend college.

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors who plan to attend or current college freshmen, sophomores or juniors attending full-time an accredited two- or four-year college and be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Recipients are selected through a random drawing.

Amount: $1,000-$5,000.

Number of awards: 36.

Deadline: May 29.

How to apply: Applications are only available online.


Contact Information:

U.S. Bank
U.S. Bancorp Center
800 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Phone: 800-242-1200

http://www.usbank.com/student-lending/scholarship.html

http://www.usbank.com/student-lending/scholarship.html

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Mary Paolozzi Member's Scholarship

Navy Wives Clubs of America (NWCA)


Purpose: To aid students who are members of the Navy Wives Clubs of America (NWCA).

Eligibility: Applicants must have been accepted into a college no later than the application due date. Selection is based on academic merit and financial need.

Amount: Varies.

Number of awards: Varies.

Deadline: May 30.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript and tax form copies are required.


Contact Information:

Navy Wives Clubs of America (NWCA)
P.O. Box 54022
NSA Mid-South
Millington, TN 38053-6022

Phone: 866-511-6922

Email: scholarships@navywivesclubsofamerica.org

http://www.navywivesclubsofamerica.org

http://www.navywivesclubsofamerica.org/scholarships/

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Judith Haupt Member's Child Scholarship

Navy Wives Clubs of America (NWCA)


Purpose: To aid college students who are the adult children of members of the Navy Wives Clubs of America (NWCA).

Eligibility: Applicants must be college students who are the adult children of NWCA members. They cannot be carrying a military ID card and must have been accepted into a college no later than the application due date. Selection is based on academic merit and financial need.

Amount: Varies.

Number of awards: Varies.

Deadline: May 30.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and an official transcript are required.


Contact Information:

Navy Wives Clubs of America (NWCA)
P.O. Box 54022
NSA Mid-South
Millington, TN 38053-6022

Phone: 866-511-6922

Email: scholarships@navywivesclubsofamerica.org

http://www.navywivesclubsofamerica.org

http://www.navywivesclubsofamerica.org/scholarships/

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Utility Workers Union of America Scholarships

Utility Workers Union of America


Purpose: To offer scholarships to the children of UWUA members.

Eligibility: Applicants must be the sons or daughters of active Utility Workers Union members. Recipients are selected from those who participate in the National Merit Scholarship Competition by taking the PSAT/NMSQT as high school juniors, complete high school and are enrolled in a regionally accredited college in the United States.

Amount: $500-$2,000.

Number of awards: Varies.

Scholarship may be renewable.

Deadline: May 31.

How to apply: Applications are available online.


Contact Information:

Utility Workers Union of America
815 16th Street NW
Washington, DC 20006

Phone: 202-974-8200

Fax: 202-974-8201

Email: webmaster@uwua.net

http://www.uwua.net

http://uwua.net/2012-utility-workers-union-of-america-scholarship-program.html

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Undergraduate Scholarships

American Baptist Churches USA


Purpose: To support American Baptist students pursuing educational opportunities.

Eligibility: Applicants must be members of an American Baptist church for at least one year before applying for aid, be enrolled at an accredited educational institution in the U.S. or Puerto Rico, be U.S. citizens and retain a 2.75 GPA to remain eligible for the scholarships.

Minimum GPA: 2.75

Amount: Varies.

Number of awards: Varies.

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Deadline: May 31.

How to apply: Applications are available by request.


Contact Information:

American Baptist Churches USA
P.O. Box 851
Valley Forge, PA 19482

Phone: 800-222-3872

Fax: 610-768-2453

Email: karen.drummond@abc-usa.org

http://www.nationalministries.org

http://www.nationalministries.org/education/financial_aid/student_info.cfm

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Charlotte Woods Memorial Scholarship

Transportation Clubs International Scholarships


Purpose: To support students who want to enter the transportation industry.

Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors or college undergraduate students enrolled in an accredited institution of higher learning in a vocational or degree program in the fields of transportation logistics, supply-chain management, traffic management, transportation safety and/or related transportation industry operations and services and must be TCI members or dependents of members. The awards are based upon scholastic ability, potential, professional interest and character. Financial need is also considered.

Amount: Varies.

Number of awards: Varies.

Deadline: May 31.

How to apply: Applications are available online.


Contact Information:

Transportation Clubs International Scholarships
Attn.: Bill Blair
Zimmer Worldwide Logistics
15710 JFK Boulevard
Houston, TX 77032

Phone: 877-858-8627

Email: bblair@zimmerworldwide.com

http://www.transportationclubsinternational.com

http://www.transportationclubsinternational.com/scholarships.html

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Guy and Gloria Muto Memorial Scholarship

Guy and Gloria Muto Memorial Scholarship Foundation Inc.


Purpose: To provide scholarships for pool and spa industry employees and their immediate families.

Eligibility: Applicants or their immediate family must have been employed full-time in the pool and spa industry for at least one year. Students must have the endorsement of an officer of a chapter of a recognized pool and spa association. Scholarships may be used for college, graduate school, trade school or vocational education.

Amount: Varies.

Number of awards: Varies.

Deadline: May 31.

How to apply: Applications are available online.


Contact Information:

Guy and Gloria Muto Memorial Scholarship Foundation Inc.
P.O. Box 60159
Sacramento, CA 95860

Email: ggmuto@aol.com

http://www.ggmuto.org

http://www.ggmuto.org/app.html

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Hooper Memorial Scholarship

Transportation Clubs International Scholarships


Purpose: To support students who want to enter the transportation industry.

Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors or college undergraduate students enrolled in an accredited institution of higher learning in a vocational or degree program in the fields of transportation logistics, supply-chain management, traffic management, transportation safety and/or related transportation industry operations and services. The awards are based upon scholastic ability, potential, professional interest and character. Financial need is also considered.

Amount: Varies.

Number of awards: Varies.

Deadline: May 31.

How to apply: Applications are available online.


Contact Information:

Transportation Clubs International Scholarships
Attn: Bill Blair
Zimmer Worldwide Logistics
15710 JFK Boulevard
Houston, TX 77032

Phone: 877-858-8627

Email: bblair@zimmerworldwide.com

http://www.transportationclubsinternational.com

http://www.transportationclubsinternational.com/scholarships.html

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Denny Lydic Scholarship

Transportation Clubs International Scholarships


Purpose: To support students in the field of transportation.

Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors or college undergraduate students enrolled in an accredited institution of higher learning in a vocational or degree program in the fields of transportation logistics, supply-chain management, traffic management, transportation safety and/or related transportation industry operations and services. The awards are based upon scholastic ability, potential, professional interest and character. Financial need is also considered.

Amount: Varies.

Number of awards: Varies.

Deadline: May 31.

How to apply: Applications are available online.


Contact Information:

Transportation Clubs International Scholarships
Attn: Bill Blair
Zimmer Worldwide Logistics
15710 JFK Boulevard
Houston, TX 77032

Phone: 877-858-8627

Email: bblair@zimmerworldwide.com

http://www.transportationclubsinternational.com

http://www.transportationclubsinternational.com/scholarships.html