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Scholarship
Renewable
Deadline

Order Sons of Italy in America National Leadership Grant

No
February 28

Sponsored by

Sons of Italy Foundation

Contact Info

lkelly@osia.org
(202) 547-5106

Application

Applicant must be of Italian heritage and be a full-time student attending or planning on attending an accredited four-year institution who has demonstrated exceptional leadership qualities and a distinguished level of scholastic achievement. Recipients will be officially recognized in May at the SIF's National Education & Leadership Awards (NELA) Gala in Washington, DC. Monetary awards are presented directly to students' academic institutions in accordance with eligibility requirements.

Additional Information

Deadline:
February 28
Study Areas:
general
Enrollment Level:
College freshman, College sophomore, College junior, College senior
Renewable:
N

Entrance Scholarship

Yes
Rolling

Sponsored by

Art Academy of Cincinnati

Location

1212 Jackson Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Contact Info

kolberding@artacademy.edu
(513) 562-8773

Application

Applicant must be an incoming first-year student. Selection based upon portfolio rating, GPA, and SAT Reasoning/ACT score.

Additional Information

Deadline:
Rolling
Study Areas:
general
Enrollment Level:
College freshman
Renewable:
Y

Agnes Jones Jackson Scholarship

No
March 31

Sponsored by

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

Location

4805 Mount Hope Drive
Baltimore, MD 21215-3297

Contact Info

adugger@naacpnet.org
(410) 580-5760

Application

Applicant must be current member of the NAACP and must not have reached the age of 25 by the application deadline. Applicant must be a citizen of the United States and be enrolled in an accredited college or university in the United States. Undergraduate students must be full-time with a GPA of at least 2.5 (C+). Graduate students may be full or part-time with a GPA of 3.0 (B). Applicant must demonstrate financial need. Renewal of the Agnes Jones Jackson Scholarship is competitive. Please refer to the NAACP National Website or call the NAACP National Education Department at 410 580-5760 for more information.

Additional Information

Deadline:
March 31
Minimum GPA:
3
Study Areas:
general
Enrollment Level:
College freshman, College sophomore, College junior, College senior, Master's-level study, Doctoral-level study
Ethnicity Preference:
African American or Black
Renewable:
N

Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Yes
October 31

Sponsored by

Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture

Application

Applicant must have an interest in Jewish studies. Award is to assist well-qualified individuals in carrying out an independent scholarly, literary, or art project, in a field of Jewish specialization which makes a significant contribution to the understanding, preservation, enhancement, or transmission of Jewish culture.

Additional Information

Deadline:
October 31
Study Areas:
Jewish studies
Renewable:
Y

Doctoral Scholarship

Yes
October 31

Sponsored by

Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture

Application

Applicant must be a doctoral student specializing in Jewish fields. Priority is given to candidates whose dissertation topics have been approved.

Additional Information

Deadline:
October 31
Study Areas:
Jewish studies
Enrollment Level:
Doctoral-level study
Renewable:
Y

AGBU Fellowships for U.S. Based Study

Yes
April 30

Sponsored by

Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU)

Location

55 E 59th Street
New York, NY 10022-1112

Contact Info

scholarship@agbu.org
(212) 319-6383

Application

Applicant must be of Armenian heritage, be a full-time graduate student seeking a master's or doctorate degree at a highly- or most-competitive U.S. institution, and have a minimum 3.5 GPA in undergraduate work.

Additional Information

Deadline:
April 30
Minimum GPA:
4
Study Areas:
general
Enrollment Level:
Master's-level study
Renewable:
Y

Anna and Charles Stockwitz Children and Youth Loan

Yes
None

Sponsored by

Jewish Family and Children's Services (JFCS)

Contact Info

EricS@jfcs.org
(415) 449-1226

Application

Applicant must be Jewish, be a resident of the San Francisco Bay area, and have a cosigner who resides in the Bay area.

Additional Information

Deadline:
None
Study Areas:
general
Enrollment Level:
College freshman, College sophomore, College junior, College senior, Master's-level study, Doctoral-level study, Other postgraduate-level study
Renewable:
Y

Vivienne Camp College Scholarship

Yes
None

Sponsored by

Jewish Family and Children's Services (JFCS)

Contact Info

EricS@jfcs.org
(415) 449-1226

Application

Applicant must be Jewish, reside in Marin County, San Francisco County, San Mateo County, or Sonoma County, Calif., and demonstrate academic achievement, promise, and financial need

Additional Information

Deadline:
None
Study Areas:
general
Enrollment Level:
College freshman, College sophomore, College junior, College senior
Renewable:
Y

Jacob Rassen Memorial Scholarship

No
None

Sponsored by

Jewish Family and Children's Services (JFCS)

Contact Info

EricS@jfcs.org
(415) 449-1226

Application

Applicant must be Jewish, be under age 22, demonstrate financial need, and be a resident of Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, or Sonoma County, Calif. Award is for a study trip to Israel.

Additional Information

Deadline:
None
Study Areas:
general
Enrollment Level:
College freshman, College sophomore, College junior, College senior
Renewable:
N

Stanley Olson Youth Scholarship

Yes
None

Sponsored by

Jewish Family and Children's Services (JFCS)

Contact Info

EricS@jfcs.org
(415) 449-1226

Application

Applicant must be Jewish, be under age 26, demonstrate financial need, and be a resident of Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, or Sonoma County, Calif.

Additional Information

Deadline:
None
Study Areas:
liberal arts
Enrollment Level:
College freshman, College sophomore, College junior, College senior, Master's-level study, Doctoral-level study
Renewable:
Y

Scholarship for Children of Disabled, Deceased, Combat and POW/MIA Veterans

Yes
March 1

Sponsored by

North Carolina Division of Veterans Affairs

Contact Info


(919) 733-3851

Application

Applicant must be the child of a deceased, disabled, or combat veteran or veteran listed as a POW/MIA. The veteran must have been a legal resident of North Carolina at the time of entry into service, or the child must have been born in North Carolina and resided there continuously since birth. Applicant must be attending a school in North Carolina.

Additional Information

Deadline:
March 1
Study Areas:
general
Enrollment Level:
College freshman, College sophomore, College junior, College senior, Master's-level study, Doctoral-level study
Renewable:
Y

American Legion-Alabama Scholarship

Yes
May 1

Sponsored by

American Legion - Alabama

Application

Applicant must be the child or grandchild of a veteran of World War I, World War II, Korean Conflict, Vietnam Conflict, Beirut/Granada Emergency, or Panama Emergency. Applicant must attend an Alabama state-supported college. Self-addressed, stamped envelope is required to receive application.

Additional Information

Deadline:
May 1
Study Areas:
general
Enrollment Level:
College freshman, College sophomore, College junior, College senior
Renewable:
Y

Outstanding Senior Baseball Player Scholarship

No
July 15

Sponsored by

American Legion - Iowa

Application

Applicant must be a participant in the Iowa American Legion Baseball Tournament and portray outstanding sportsmanship, team play, and athletic ability. Selection is by the State Baseball Committee.

Additional Information

Deadline:
July 15
Study Areas:
general
Enrollment Level:
College freshman
Renewable:
N

Oratorical Speech Scholarship Contest

No
First Week of January

Sponsored by

American Legion - Michigan

Location

212 North Verlinden, Suite A
Lansing, MI 48915

Contact Info

programs@michiganlegion.org
(517) 371-4720 ext. 11

Application

Applicant must be a finalist in the oratorical contest.

Additional Information

Deadline:
First Week of January
Study Areas:
general
Enrollment Level:
College freshman
Renewable:
N

Oratorical Contest Scholarship

No
March 1

Sponsored by

American Legion - Nebraska

Location

P.O. Box 5205
Lincoln, NE 68505

Contact Info

nebraska@legion.org
(402) 464-6338

Application

Applicant must be a winner of the Nebraska Department Oratorical Contest.

Additional Information

Deadline:
March 1
Study Areas:
general
Enrollment Level:
College freshman
Renewable:
N

Medical and Teaching Scholarship

No
March 25

Sponsored by

American Legion - New York

Application

Applicant must be a high school senior or graduate under 20 years of age, a New York state resident, the child or grandchild of a veteran, and be pursuing a career in medical or teaching fields.

Additional Information

Deadline:
March 25
Study Areas:
education and medicine
Enrollment Level:
College freshman
Renewable:
N

Verne R. Dapp Memorial Scholarship

No
February 1

Sponsored by

American Nuclear Society (ANS)

Location

555 North Kensington Avenue
La Grange Park, IL 60526

Contact Info

outreach@ans.org
(708) 352-6611

Application

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident enrolled in a course of study relating to a degree in nuclear science and technology. Applicant must be sponsored by an ANS local section, division, student branch, committee member or organization member.

Additional Information

Deadline:
February 1
Study Areas:
nuclear engineering and nuclear science
Enrollment Level:
Master's-level study, Doctoral-level study
Renewable:
N

Dental Student Scholarships

Yes
November 30

Sponsored by

American Dental Association (ADA) Endowment and Assistance Fund, Inc.

Contact Info

adaf@ada.org

Application

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Selection is based upon financial need, academic achievement, and personal and professional goals. Two reference forms from two dental school representatives (i.e., professor or academic advisor) in support of the application must be submitted as part of the application form.

Additional Information

Deadline:
November 30
Minimum GPA:
3
Study Areas:
dentistry
Enrollment Level:
College sophomore, College junior, College senior
Renewable:
Y

A Team Scholarship

No
February 1

Sponsored by

Blackhawk State Bank

Location

PO Box 719
Beloit, , WI 53512

Contact Info

nethelp@blackhawkbank.com
(608) 364-4534

Application

Applicant must be an area resident and be old enough to earn "A" grades through Senior High School.

Additional Information

Deadline:
February 1
Study Areas:
general
Enrollment Level:
College freshman
Renewable:
N

Halton Foundation/Caterpillar Matching Grant

Yes
May 1

Sponsored by

Halton Foundation

Location

P.O. Box 3377
Portland, OR 97208

Contact Info

thinkbig@haltonco.com
(503) 280-1583

Application

Applicant must be employed by the Halton Company.

Additional Information

Deadline:
May 1
Minimum GPA:
3
Study Areas:
general
Enrollment Level:
College freshman, College sophomore
Renewable:
Y

Maxine Williams Scholarship

No
February 8

Sponsored by

American Association of Medical Assistants' Endowment

Application

Selection is based upon interest in and a commitment to a career in medical assisting, financial need, academic ability, and demonstration of involvement in school and community. Award is limited to individuals enrolled in a post-secondary program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). Students studying other allied health professions or planning to enter medical school are not eligible.

Additional Information

Deadline:
February 8
Study Areas:
medical assisting
Enrollment Level:
College freshman, College sophomore
Renewable:
N

Navy Supply Corps Foundation Scholarship

No
April 10

Sponsored by

Navy Supply Corps Foundation, Inc.

Application

Applicant must be the child of a Navy Supply Corps Officer (including Warrant) or associated supply enlisted ratings on active duty, in reserve status, retired-with-pay, or deceased, and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Selection is based upon scholastic ability, character, leadership, and financial need.

Additional Information

Deadline:
April 10
Minimum GPA:
3
Study Areas:
general
Enrollment Level:
College freshman, College sophomore, College junior, College senior
Renewable:
N

Regents Award for Child of Veteran (CV)

Yes
June 30

Sponsored by

Higher Education Services Corporation

Contact Info


(888) 697-4372

Application

Applicant must be enrolled full time in a New York state school or college, be a New York resident at the start of the term for which payment is requested, and be the child of a veteran who served in the U.S. Armed Forces during specified periods of war or national emergency, and, as a result of service, died or suffered a 40% or more disability, was a POW, or is currently classified as MIA. Veteran parent must have been a New York resident at the time of entry into service or at death.

Additional Information

Deadline:
June 30
Study Areas:
general
Enrollment Level:
College freshman, College sophomore, College junior, College senior
Renewable:
Y

Memorial Scholarship for Families of Deceased Police Officers, Firefighters, Peace Officers, and Emergency Medical Service Workers

Yes
June 30

Sponsored by

Higher Education Services Corporation

Contact Info


(888) 697-4372

Application

Applicant must be the child or spouse of a New York police officer, firefighter, or peace officer and a New York resident attending a New York school at the start of the term for which payment is requested. Parent must have died as a result of injury sustained in the line of duty. Award is actual tuition cost or SUNY undergraduate tuition, whichever is less.

Additional Information

Deadline:
June 30
Study Areas:
general
Enrollment Level:
College freshman, College sophomore, College junior, College senior
Renewable:
Y

Sarah Bradley Tyson Memorial Fellowship

Yes
April 15

Sponsored by

Woman's National Farm and Garden Association

Location

3801 Riverview Terrace, South
East China, MI 48054

Contact Info

sbtfellowship@aol.com
(810) 326-0987

Application

Applicant must be a woman who is properly qualified and has proven ability by several years experience. Awards are made in recognition of leadership in cooperative extension work and initiative in scientific research. Applicant must submit a letter of application, plan of study, testimonials of character, ability, personality, small recent photograph, and scholarship, theses, papers or reports, and a certificate from the registrar of degrees awarded.

Additional Information

Deadline:
April 15
Study Areas:
agriculture and horticulture
Enrollment Level:
Master's-level study, Doctoral-level study
Renewable:
Y

Suburban Hospital Casey Scholarships

Yes
November 30; April 30

Sponsored by

Suburban Hospital Scholarship Program

Location

8600 Old Georgetown Road
Bethesda, MD 20814

Contact Info

lweber@jhmi.edu
(301) 896-3492

Application

Applicant must be a current employee who is enrolled in a nursing or allied health (e.g. radiology technology, respiratory therapy, medical technology, physical therapy, physical therapy assistant, occupational therapy, or physician assistant) undergraduate program or a non-employee who is enrolled in a nursing program leading to a B.S.N. or higher. Minimum 2.5 GPA, two letters of recommendation, transcript, and letter of acceptance/good standing required. Award requires a work commitment at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, MD, upon completion of degree program.

Additional Information

Deadline:
November 30; April 30
Minimum GPA:
3
Study Areas:
medical technology, nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, physical therapy assistant, physician assistant, radiology technology, respiratory therapy
Enrollment Level:
College junior, College senior, Master's-level study, Other postgraduate-level study
Renewable:
Y

Tuskegee Airmen Scholarship

No
January 12

Sponsored by

Tuskegee Airmen

Location

Tuskegee Airmen Scholarship Foundation
P.O. Box 83395
Los Angeles, CA 90045

Contact Info

anoldwarrior@msn.com
(310) 215-3985

Application

Applicant must be a student who recently graduated or will be graduating from high school. Minimum 3.0 GPA and two essays are required.

Additional Information

Deadline:
January 12
Minimum GPA:
3
Study Areas:
general
Enrollment Level:
College freshman
Renewable:
N

Full-time Employee Scholarship

No
May 1

Sponsored by

Air Traffic Control Association, Inc.

Contact Info

brian.courter@atca.org

Application

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and a full-time aviation career employee. Part-time study must be directed toward enhancing job skills.

Additional Information

Deadline:
May 1
Study Areas:
aerospace and aviation
Enrollment Level:
College freshman, College sophomore, College junior, College senior, Master's-level study, Doctoral-level study
Renewable:
N

Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Award

Yes
December 2

Sponsored by

Elks National Foundation

Location

2750 North Lakeview Avenue
Chicago, IL 60614-2256

Contact Info

scholarship@elks.org
(773) 755-4732

Application

Applicant must be a high school senior who is a citizen of the United States. Selection is based upon scholarship, leadership, and financial need.

Additional Information

Deadline:
December 2
Study Areas:
general
Enrollment Level:
High school senior
Renewable:
Y

National Honor Society Scholarship

No
February 1

Sponsored by

National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP)

Contact Info

nhs@nhs.us
(703) 860-7252

Application

Applicant must be a high school senior with a minimum 3.0 GPA who is a member in good standing of their NHS chapter and has been nominated by his or her local chapter. Each National Honor Society chapter may nominate two applicants based on leadership, scholarship, character, and service. Contact your local National Honor Society adviser for further information.

Additional Information

Deadline:
February 1
Minimum GPA:
3
Study Areas:
general
Enrollment Level:
High school senior
Renewable:
N
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