February

2014-2015

February 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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Optimist International Essay Contest

Optimist International


Purpose: To reward students based on their essay-writing skills.

Eligibility: Applicants must be under 18 years of age as of December 31 of the current school year and application must be made through a local Optimist Club. The essay topic changes each year. Applicants compete at the club, district and international level. District winners receive a $2,500 scholarship. Scoring is based on organization, vocabulary and style, grammar and punctuation, neatness and adherence to the contest rules. The club-level contests are held in early February but vary by club. The deadline for clubs to submit their winning essay to the district competition is February 28.

Amount: $2,500.

Number of awards: Varies.

Deadline: Early February.

How to apply: Contact your local Optimist Club.

Contact Information:

Optimist International
4494 Lindell Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63108

Phone: 314-371-6000

Fax: 314-371-6006

Email: programs@optimist.org

http://www.optimist.org

http://www.optimist.org/e/member/scholarships3.cfm

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Frank Kamierczak Memorial Migrant Scholarship

BOCES Geneseo Migrant Center


Purpose: To provide financial aid to migrant youth.

Eligibility: Applicants must be the children of migrant workers or migrant workers themselves and must have teaching as a career goal. Selection is based upon scholastic achievement, financial need and recent history of movement for agricultural employment, with priority given to applicants who have moved within the last three years before applying.

Amount: $1,000.

Number of awards: 1.

Deadline: February 1.

How to apply: Applications are available online.


Contact Information:

BOCES Geneseo Migrant Center
27 Lackawanna Avenue
Mt. Morris, NY 14510

Phone: 800-245-5681

Fax: 585-658-7969

Email: info@migrant.net

http://www.migrant.net

http://www.migrant.net/migrant/sch-kazmierczak.htm

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John and Muriel Landis Scholarship

American Nuclear Society


Purpose: To assist disadvantaged students to seek careers in a nuclear-related field.

Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students enrolled or planning to enroll in a U.S. college or university who are also planning a career in nuclear science, nuclear engineering or another nuclear-related field. High school seniors may apply. Students must have greater than average financial need. Applicants must submit applications, transcripts, sponsor forms, and three reference forms.

Amount: Varies.

Number of awards: Up to 9.

Deadline: February 1.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Contact Information:

American Nuclear Society
555 North Kensington Avenue
La Grange Park, IL 60526

Phone: 800-323-3044

Fax: 708-352-0499

Email: hr@ans.org

http://www.ans.org

http://www.ans.org/honors/scholarships/

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Careers in Agriculture Scholarship Program

Winfield Solutions LLC


Purpose: To aid high school seniors who are interested in pursuing a career in agriculture.

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors who plan to enroll in a two-year or four-year degree program related to agriculture in the fall following graduation. Dependents of employees of Winfield Solutions LLC or Land O' Lakes Inc. are ineligible. Selection is based on academic achievement, proven leadership in agriculture and professional interest in the field of agriculture.

Amount: $1,000.

Number of awards: 20.

Deadline: February 1.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two character evaluations, a transcript and a personal essay are required.

Contact Information:

Winfield Solutions LLC
MS 5850
1080 County Road F West
Shoreview, MN 55126

Phone: 800-426-8109

Email: info@winfieldsolutionsllc.com

http://www.agrisolutionsinfo.com

http://www.agrisolutionsinfo.com/news/ecmd2-0054755.aspx

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J. Robert Ashcroft National Youth Scholarship

Assemblies of God

Purpose: To provide financial assistance to college-bound seniors who attend Assemblies of God churches.

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors who attend an Assemblies of God church, either in the United States or abroad as dependents of Assemblies of God missionaries or chaplains. Applicants must also attend an institution of higher learning that is endorsed by the Assemblies of God the fall immediately following their high school graduation.

Amount: $2,000-$8,000.

Number of awards: 3.

Deadline: February 1.

How to apply: Applications are available online. Applications must be sent to their AG District Council first, and the top candidates are then sent to us for review.


Contact Information:

Assemblies of God
1445 N. Boonville Avenue
Springfield, MO 65802

Phone: 417-862-2781

Email: colleges@ag.org

http://www.ag.org

http://colleges.ag.org/students/scholarships.cfm

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IFSEA Worthy Goal Scholarship

International Food Service Executives Association


Purpose: To help students receive food service management training beyond the high school level.

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled or accepted at a college as a full-time student in a food service related major. Students must provide a financial statement, personal statement, list of work experience and professional activities, transcripts, recommendations and a statement describing how the scholarship would help them reach their goals.

Amount: $250-$1,500.

Number of awards: Varies.

Scholarship may be renewable.

Deadline: February 1.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Contact Information:

International Food Service Executives Association
Joseph Quagliano
8824 Stancrest Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89134

Phone: 502-589-3602

http://www.ifsea.com

http://www.ifsea.com/programs_inside.cfm?catid=3087

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Al Neuharth Free Spirit Scholarship and Conference Program

Freedom Forum


Purpose: To provide assistance to students who meet the criteria of being a "free spirit."

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors who plan to pursue a career in journalism and who are "free spirits," defined as those who "dream, dare and do."

Amount: Varies.

Number of awards: Varies.

Deadline: February 1.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Contact Information:

Freedom Forum
1101 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22209

Phone: 703-284-2814

Fax: 703-284-3529

Email: freespirit@freedomforum.org

http://www.freedomforum.org/freespirit

http://www.freedomforum.org/freespirit/

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Pepsico ExCEL Awards

Pepsico Foundation

Purpose: To assist the sons and daughters of PepsiCo employees.

Eligibility: Applicants must be dependent children age 24 and under of full-time eligible employees. Applicants must also be high school seniors or graduates or current undergraduates who will study full-time at the undergraduate level at an accredited college, university or vocational-technical school. Financial need is considered in determining the amount of the scholarship.

Amount: Up to $10,000.

Scholarship may be renewable.

Deadline: February 1.

How to apply: Applications are available online.


Contact Information:

Pepsico Foundation

Phone: 800-537-4180 x 426

Email: pepsico@scholarshipamerica.org

https://www.scholarshipamerica.org/pepsico/instructions.php

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Julius and Esther Stulberg International String Competition

Julius and Esther Stulberg Competition Inc.


Purpose: To support young instrumentalists.

Eligibility: Applicants must be students of violin, viola, cello or double bass, be 19 years of age or younger as of January 1 of the year of competition and perform a Bach piece and a solo for the competition, which is typically held in May.

Amount: Up to $5,000.

Number of awards: 4.

Deadline: February 1.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, proof of age and audition CD are required.


Contact Information:

Julius and Esther Stulberg Competition Inc.
359 S Kalamazoo Mall #14
Kalamazoo, MI 49007

Phone: 269-343-2776

Email: stulbergcomp@yahoo.com

http://www.stulberg.org

http://www.stulberg.org/#1232672811922

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John F. and Anna Lee Stacey Scholarship Fund for Art Education

John F. and Anna Lee Stacey Scholarship Fund


Purpose: To educate young men and women who aim to enter the art profession.

Eligibility: Applicants must be between the ages of 18 and 35 and must submit no more than 10 of their paintings or drawing work for judging along with a letter outlining the applicant's ambitions and plans. Submissions should be in the form of digital images on a disk with a dpi of 150. Letters of recommendation will also be taken into account during selection.

Amount: $5,000.

Number of awards: Varies.

Deadline: February 1.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Contact Information:

John F. and Anna Lee Stacey Scholarship Fund
1700 N.E. 63rd Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73111

Phone: 405-478-2250

Fax: 405-478-4714

Email: emuno@nationalcowboymuseum.org

http://www.nationalcowboymuseum.org/education/staceyfund/

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Dixie Youth Scholarship Program

Dixie Youth Baseball


Purpose: To help high school seniors who have participated in a franchised Dixie Youth Baseball league.

Eligibility: Applicants must have been registered on a Dixie Youth Baseball team participating in a franchised Dixie Youth Baseball Inc. league prior to reaching age thirteen. Selection is based on financial need, scholastic record and citizenship. Programs are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

Amount: $2,000.

Number of awards: Varies.

Deadline: February 1.

How to apply: Contact your local league officials or a district, state or national director for an application, and applications are also available online.

Contact Information:

Dixie Youth Baseball
P.O. Box 877
Marshall, TX 75671

Phone: 903-927-2255

Email: dyb@dixie.org

http://www.dixie.org

http://youth.dixie.org/Main_Navigation/Scholarships/scholarships1c78.htm

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W. H. Howie McClennan Scholarship

International Association of Fire Fighters


Purpose: To provide scholarships for the children of firefighters who died in the line of duty.

Eligibility: Applicants must be the children (natural or legally-adopted) of firefighters who died in the line of duty. Applicant's parent must have been a member in good standing of the International Association of Fire Fighters, AFL-CIO/CLC at time of death. Selection is based on financial need, academic record and promise.

Amount: $2,500.

Number of awards: 1.

Scholarship may be renewable.

Deadline: February 1.

How to apply: Applications are available by written request.


Contact Information:

International Association of Fire Fighters
1750 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20006

Phone: 202-737-8484

Fax: 202-737-8418

http://www.iaff.org

http://www.iaff.org/et/scholarships/

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Alabama Municipal Electric Authority Scholarship
February 2, 2015
$2500


Contact:
SHS Guidance Office


Description:
The Alabama Municipal Electric Authority Scholarship Program offers $2500 scholarships to seniors whose parents are customers of Sylacauga Utility Board.

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Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated
Talladega County Alumnae Chapter
February 3, 2015
$1000, $500, and $250

Contact:
SHS Guidance Office

Description:
The Talladega County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated will award several scholarships to deserving seniors.

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APS Minority Scholarship

American Physical Society


Purpose: To assist minorities studying physics.

Eligibility: Applicants must be African-American, Hispanic American or Native American U.S. citizens or permanent residents who plan to or are majoring in physics. Applicants must be high school seniors, college freshmen or college sophomores.

Amount: Varies.

Number of awards: Varies.

Scholarship may be renewable.

Deadline: February 3.

How to apply: Applications are available online.


Contact Information:

American Physical Society
One Physics Ellipse
College Park, MD 20740-3844

Phone: 301-209-3200

Fax: 301-209-0865

Email: wilson@aps.org

http://www.aps.org

http://www.aps.org/programs/minorities/honors/scholarship/index.cfm

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Navin Narayan Scholarship

American Red Cross Youth


Purpose: The scholarship is named after Navin Narayan, a former youth volunteer with the Red Cross who died from cancer at the age of 23. In his honor, the Red Cross awards this scholarship to youth volunteers who have made significant humanitarian contributions to the organization and who have also achieved academic excellence in high school.

Eligibility: Applicants must plan to attend a four-year college or university and have volunteered a minimum of two years with the Red Cross.

Amount: $2,500.

Number of awards: 1.

Deadline: February 11.

How to apply: Application forms are available online.


Contact Information:

American Red Cross Youth
2025 E Street NW
Washington, DC 20006

Phone: 202-303-4498

http://www.redcrossyouth.org

http://redcrossyouth.org/navin/

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Davidson Fellows Scholarships

Davidson Institute for Talent Development


Purpose: To award young people for their works in mathematics, science, technology, music, literature, philosophy or "outside the box."

Eligibility: Applicants must be under the age of 18 and be able to attend the awards reception in Washington, DC. In addition to the monetary award, the institute will pay for travel and lodging expenses. Three nominator forms, three copies of a 15-minute DVD or VHS videotape and additional materials are required.

Amount: $10,000-$50,000.

Number of awards: Varies.

Deadline: February 12.

How to apply: Applications are available online.


Contact Information:

Davidson Institute for Talent Development
9665 Gateway Drive
Suite B
Reno, NV 89521

Phone: 775-852-3483

Email: davidsonfellows@ditd.org

http://www.davidson-institute.org

http://www.davidsongifted.org/fellows/

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Military Order of the Purple Heart Scholarship

Military Order of the Purple Heart


Purpose: To recognize outstanding achievement.

Eligibility: Applicants must be a member of the Military Order of the Purple Heart (MOPH) or a child, step-child, grandchild or great grandchild of a member of the MOPH or a veteran killed in action or a veteran who died of injuries but did not have the chance to join the Military Order of the Purple Heart. Applicants must also be U.S. citizens, be high school graduates or high school seniors, have a 2.75 minimum GPA and be enrolled in a full-time program in a college. Applicants must write an essay and send a non-refundable $15 fee. Note: We do not recommend applying to scholarships that charge application fees. However, some scholarships of this type charge fees and are included for completeness.

Minimum GPA: 2.75

Amount: $3,000.

Number of awards: Varies.

Deadline: February 14.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Contact Information:

Military Order of the Purple Heart
MOPH National Headquarters
5413-B Backlick Road
Attn: Scholarship
Springfield, VA 22151

Phone: 703-642-5360

Fax: 703-642-2054

Email: scholarship@purpleheart.org

http://www.purpleheart.org

http://www.purpleheart.org/Scholarships/Default.aspx

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Educational Scholarship Award / George and Rosemary Murray Scholarship Award

25th Infantry Division Association (TIDA)


Purpose: To aid in the education of the members of the 25th Infantry Division Association or the children and grandchildren of active and former members of the association.

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors who are the child or grandchild of an active association member, the child of a former member who died during combat with the Division or an active member who will be discharged before the end of the award year. Applicants must be entering a four-year college or university as a freshman. Selection is based on future plans, school activities, interests, financial status and academic achievement.

Amount: Up to $1,500.

Number of awards: Varies.

Deadline: February 15.

How to apply: Applications are available throughout the year in Tropic Lightning Flashes, the quarterly newsletter of the 25th Infantry Division Association.

Contact Information:

25th Infantry Division Association (TIDA)
P.O. Box 7
Flourtown, PA 19031

http://www.25thida.com

http://www.25thida.com/associat.html#scholarships

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Mediacom World Class Scholarship Program

Mediacom


Purpose: To aid students in Mediacom service areas.

Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors. Those who have earned college credits may apply as long as they have not yet graduated high school. Applicants may not be children of Mediacom employees and must live in areas serviced by Mediacom.

Amount: $1,000.

Number of awards: Varies.

Deadline: February 15.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, essay, transcript and two reference forms are required.

Contact Information:

Mediacom
3737 Westown Parkway
Suite A
West Des Moines, IA 50266

Email: scholarship@mediacomcc.com

http://www.mediacomworldclass.com

http://www.mediacomworldclass.com/

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Morton Gould Young Composer Award

ASCAP Foundation

Purpose: To encourage young composers early in their careers.

Eligibility: Applicants must be composers who have not turned 30 before January 1 of the current year. They must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents or enrolled students with a student visa. Applicants must submit an original composition.

Amount: Varies.

Number of awards: Varies.

Deadline: February 15.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Contact Information:

ASCAP Foundation
One Lincoln Plaza
New York, NY 10023

Phone: 212-621-6219

http://www.ascapfoundation.org

http://www.ascapfoundation.org/awards.html

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Dr. Aura-Lee A. and James Hobbs Pittenger American History Scholarship

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution


Purpose: To promote the study of American history and government.

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors planning to major in American history and American government. The award is up to $2,000 each year for up to four years. All applicants must obtain a letter of sponsorship from their local DAR chapter. However, affiliation with DAR is not required.

Amount: $2,000.

Number of awards: Varies.

Scholarship may be renewable.

Deadline: February 15.

How to apply: Applications are available by written request with a self-addressed, stamped envelope.

Contact Information:

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
Committee Services Office
Attn.: Scholarships
1776 D Street NW
Washington, DC 20006-5303

Phone: 202-628-1776

http://www.dar.org

http://www.dar.org/natsociety/edout_scholar.cfm

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VRG Scholarship

Vegetarian Resource Group


Purpose: To award high school seniors who promote vegetarianism.

Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating U.S. high school students who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools or communities. Vegetarians do not eat meat, fish or fowl. The award is based on compassion, courage and commitment to promoting a "peaceful world through a vegetarian diet or lifestyle." Applicants should submit transcripts and at least three recommendations.

Amount: $5,000.

Number of awards: 2.

Deadline: February 20.

How to apply: Applications are available online, by mail, by phone or by email. A typed document containing the application's information will be accepted.


Contact Information:

Vegetarian Resource Group
P.O. Box 1463
Baltimore, MD 21203

Phone: 410-366-8343

Fax: 410-366-8804

Email: vrg@vrg.org

http://www.vrg.org

http://www.vrg.org/student/scholar.htm

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AMS/Industry Minority Scholarships

American Meteorological Society

Purpose: To support minority students who have been traditionally underrepresented in the sciences, especially Hispanic, Native American and African American students.

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority students who will be entering their freshman year of college in the following fall and must plan to pursue degrees in the atmospheric or related oceanic and hydrologic sciences. Applicants must submit applications, transcripts, recommendation letters, and SAT or equivalent scores. Original materials should be mailed to the closest AMS Local Chapter listed at the bottom of the application, and copies should be mailed to headquarters.

Amount: $3,000.

Number of awards: Varies.

Scholarship may be renewable.

Deadline: February 10.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Contact Information:

American Meteorological Society
Fellowship and Scholarship Department
45 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02108-3693

Phone: 617-227-2426 x246

Fax: 617-742-8718

Email: dsampson@ametsoc.org

http://www.ametsoc.org/AMS/

http://www.ametsoc.org/amsstudentinfo/scholfeldocs/industryminorityscholarship.html

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Proton Energy Scholarship Program

Proton Energy

Purpose: To assist students who show promise in the field of science or technology.

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors who demonstrate outstanding achievement, excellence and promise in the field of science or technology and who plan to pursue higher education in this field. Students must also be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and declare a science- or technology-related major. Selection is based on academic performance, ability and promise; commitment to a career in a science- or technology-related field; strength of application; demonstrated leadership, work ethic and community involvement and financial need.

Amount: $25,000.

Number of awards: Varies.

Scholarship may be renewable.

Deadline: February 13.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Contact Information:

Proton Energy
10 Technology Drive
Wallingford, CT 06492

Phone: 203-678-2000

Email: scholarshipinfo@protonenergy.com

http://www.protonenergyscholarship.com/about.asp

http://www.protonenergyscholarship.com/about.asp

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Bud Glover Memorial Scholarship

Aircraft Electronics Association

Purpose: To support students who wish to pursue a career in avionics and aircraft repair.

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or college students who plan to or are attending an accredited school in an avionics or aircraft repair program.

Amount: $1,000.

Number of awards: 1.

Deadline: February 15.

How to apply: Applications are available by contacting the organization for more information.

Contact Information:

Aircraft Electronics Association
4217 South Hocker
Independence, MO 64055

Phone: 816-373-6565

Fax: 816-478-3100

Email: info@aea.net

http://www.aea.net

http://www.aea.net/educationalfoundation/scholarships.asp

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Caroline E. Holt Nursing Scholarship

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution


Purpose: To support students who are studying to become nurses.

Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate financial need and attend an accredited school of nursing. All applicants must obtain a letter of sponsorship from their local DAR chapter. However, no affiliation with DAR is necessary.

Amount: $1,000.

Number of awards: Varies.

Deadline: February 15.

How to apply: Applications are available by written request and must include a self-addressed, stamped envelope.

Contact Information:

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
Committee Services Office
Attn.: Scholarships
1776 D Street NW
Washington, DC 20006-5303

Phone: 202-628-1776

http://www.dar.org

http://www.dar.org/natsociety/edout_scholar.cfm

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Lillian and Arthur Dunn Scholarship

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution


Purpose: To assist the children of members with their education.

Eligibility: Applicants must be sons or daughters of current women members of NSDAR, must be U.S. citizens and plan to attend an accredited U.S. college or university. All applicants must obtain a letter of sponsorship from their local DAR chapter.

Amount: $2,000.

Number of awards: Varies.

Scholarship may be renewable./p>

Deadline: February 15.

How to apply: Applications are available by written request with a self-addressed, stamped envelope.


Contact Information:

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
Committee Services Office
Attn.: Scholarships
1776 D Street NW
Washington, DC 20006-5303

Phone: 202-628-1776

http://www.dar.org

http://www.dar.org/natsociety/edout_scholar.cfm

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International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Scholarship

International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers

Purpose: To offer scholarships to members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) and their children.

Eligibility: Applicants must have or must have a parent who has two years of continuous good standing membership and must be working for a company under contract with the IAM. Applicants may be entering college or vocational/technical school as a freshman or at a higher level with some college credits already completed. Grades, attitude, references, test scores, activities and participation in local lodge are considered in selecting scholarship recipients.

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

Number of awards: Varies.

Deadline: February 24.

How to apply: Applications are available by written request.

Contact Information:

International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers
9000 Machinists Place
Room 117
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772

Phone: 301-967-4500

http://www.iamaw.org

http://www.goiam.org/index.php/headquarters/departments/scholarship

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Buick Achievers Scholarship Program

General Motors (GM) Foundation

Purpose: To recognize and reward college-bound students who excel both in the classroom and in the community.

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or college undergraduate students who plan to major in a specified course of study that focuses on engineering, technology or select design and business-related programs at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States or Puerto Rico. Students must be U.S. citizens with permanent residence in the United States or Puerto Rico. Scholarship applicants should demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in the automotive or related industries. Other criteria for selecting winners will include: financial need, participation and leadership in community and school activities, work experience, educational and career goals and unusual circumstances. Also, being a first-generation college student, female, minority, military veteran or a dependent of military personnel, while not required, may weigh in the selection process.

Amount: $2,000 to $25,000.

Number of awards: 1,100.

Scholarship may be renewable.

Deadline: February 28.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Contact Information:

General Motors (GM) Foundation
300 Renaissance Center
MC 482-C27-D76
Detroit, MI 48265

http://www.buickachievers.com

http://www.buickachievers.com

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Richard Lee Vernon Aviation Scholarship

EAA Aviation Center


Purpose: To support students pursuing training leading to a professional aviation occupations.

Eligibility: Applicants must be accepted to an accredited college, university or aviation technical school pursuing a course of study focusing on aviation. Applicants must also be involved in school and community activities as well as aviation. Recipient must show need for financial support.

Amount: $500.

Number of awards: 1.

Deadline: February 28.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Contact Information:

EAA Aviation Center
P.O. Box 2683
Oshkosh, WI 54903

Phone: 877-806-8902

Fax: 920-426-6865

Email: scholarships@eaa.org

http://www.youngeagles.org

http://www.youngeagles.org/programs/scholarships/scholarships.asp

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Shell/CAPT Process Technology Scholarship

Center for the Advancement of Process Technology

Purpose: To aid students who are preparing for careers in chemical, mechanical or physical process technology.

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or authorized to work full-time in the U.S. They must be enrolled in or planning to enroll in a two-year degree program in electrical technology, mechanical technology, process technology, compression technology, industrial maintenance technology, petroleum technology or instrumentation technology. They must have a GPA of 2.5 or better. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Minimum GPA: 2.5

Amount: Up to $2,200.

Number of awards: Varies.

Scholarship may be renewable

Deadline: February 28.

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

Contact Information:

Center for the Advancement of Process Technology
1200 Amburn Road
Texas City, TX 77591

Phone: 409-938-1211

Fax: 409-938-1285

Email: sturnbough@com.edu

http://www.captech.org

http://www.captech.org/students/scholarships.php

GreenPal Business Scholarship

GreenPal


Purpose: To assist students who are running a small business or who have a small business idea.

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or college freshmen or sophomores who own and operate a small business or who have a business plan to begin a small business while in college. Students must also be business majors and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants must also attend full-time a two- or four-year college, university or vocational or technical school in the U.S.

Minimum GPA: 3.0

Amount: $2,000.

Number of awards: 1.

Scholarship may be renewable./p>

Deadline: February 28.

How to apply: Applications are available online.


Contact Information:

GreenPal

http://www.yourgreenpal.com/scholarship

http://yourgreenpal.com/scholarship

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A-OK Student Reward Program

Navy Exchange


Purpose: To assist children of active-duty Navy members in paying for their college educations.

Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time students in first through 12th grade who are dependents of active-duty military members, Reservists and retirees and have a B or higher grade point average.

Minimum GPA: 3.0

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

Number of awards: 4.

Deadline: February 28.

How to apply: Applications are available from the Navy Exchange.


Contact Information:

Navy Exchange
3280 Virginia Beach Boulevard
Virginia Beach, VA 23452-5724

Phone: 800-628-3924

https://www.mynavyexchange.com/command/community/a.ok.program.html

http://www.navy.mil/search/display.asp?story_id=27687

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Congress Bundestag Youth Exchange Program


Purpose: To aid high school students who wish to study abroad in Germany.

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and be current high school students who will be between the ages of 15 and 18 at the beginning of the exchange program. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a four-point scale. Previous knowledge of the German language is not required. Selection is based on academic achievement, written and oral communication skills and temperamental suitability for adjusting to different cultures.

Minimum GPA: 3.0

Amount: Varies.

Number of awards: Varies.

Deadline: February.

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


Contact Information:

Congress Bundestag Youth Exchange Program

http://www.usagermanyscholarship.org

http://www.usagermanyscholarship.org/

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National History Day Contest

National History Day


Purpose: To reward students for their scholarship, initiative and cooperation.

Eligibility: Applicants must be in grades 6-12 and prepare throughout the school year history presentations based on an annual theme. Around February or March students compete in district History Day contests. District winners then prepare for the state contests, held usually in April or May. Those winners advance to the national contest held in June at the University of Maryland.

Amount: Varies.

Number of awards: Varies.

Deadline: Varies.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Contact Information:

National History Day
0119 Cecil Hall
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742

Phone: 301-314-9739

Fax: 301-314-9767

Email: info@nhd.org

http://www.nationalhistoryday.org

http://www.nhd.org/GettingStarted.htm