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Scholarships for Students

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS

 

College Greenlight

Sign up to view many many scholarships

http://www.collegegreenlight.com/

 

 

Diamond Wipes Scholarship

Planning to Attend Cal Poly Pomona, Cal State Fullerton, or Cal State San Bernardino

Due April 30, 2014

http://www.apcf.org/what-we-do/216

 

 

Shawn Carter Foundation (Jay-Z) Scholarship opens soon.

http://www.shawncartersf.com/apply/

 

AABE: Scholarships

http://www.aabe.org/index.php?component=pages&id=4

 

Must be a high school senior and write and essay. Due March 1st.

Read the rules to understand the scholarship.

http://www.mahatmarice.com/en-US/content/1530/LosAngelesorOrangeCounties.aspx

 

 

For students in LAUSD

AALA SCHOLARSHIP APP

 

 

Scholarship

Requirements

Deadline

Amount

Link

 

 

KFC Colonel’s Scholarship Program

2.75 GPA, plans to attend a public university or college, demonstrate financial need

2/15

up to $20,000

http://www.kfc.com/foundation/

 

National Institutes of Health Undergraduate Scholarships

Low-income students, 3.5 GPA, citizen, career in biomedical or health-related research

2/28

up to $20,000

https://www2.training.nih.gov/apps/publicForms/ugsp/forms/ugspApp.aspx

 

Scholarship

Requirements

Deadline

Amount

Link

 

Joe Riley Youth Leadership Award

Leadership

3/1

1st Place - $10,000; 2nd Place - $8,000; 3rd Place - $6,000; Honorable Mention - laptop

http://www.kiwanisdc.org/pdfs/Riley_Application_2014.pdf

 

League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) National Scholarship Fund

Hispanic students, must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident, demonstrate strong community involvement

3/1

$250 - $2,000

http://www.lnesc.org/site/338/Scholarships/LULAC-National-Scholarship-Fund

 

PFLAG National Scholarship

Self-identified gay, lesbian, transgendered, or bisexual student

3/1

Varies

http://community.pflag.org/scholarship

 

Federal Employee Education Fund

Civilian federal and postal employees or family members, 3.0 GPA, academic merit

3/1

$500 - $5,000

http://www.feea.org/programs/scholarships

 

Earl Woods Scholarship

Academics, Community service

3/1

Up to $5,000

http://web.tigerwoodsfoundation.org/programs/scholarships/earlWoodsScholarshipProgram

 

American Association of Blacks in Energy National Scholarships

Minority high school seniors, GPA 3.0 and higher, "B" average in Mathematics and Sciences, planning to major in Business, Engineering, Technology, or Physical Sciences

3/1

$3,000, or $8,000

http://aabe.org/index.php?component=pages&id=4

 

Blacks at Microsoft Scholarships

High School senior, African American, GPA 3.3 or higher Planning to work on a bachelor degree in engineering, computer science, computer information systems, or selected business fields (such as finance, business administration, or marketing).

3/1

$5,000 per year

www.microsoft.com

 

Charles L. Gittens Scholarship Award

High school seniors, GPA of 2.5 or higher, interested in a career in criminal justice, and majoring in a social science (e.g. technology, forensic investigation, or other criminal investigative studies)

3/1

$1,500

www.noblenational.org

 

Cite Traditional Scholarships

African American senior, GPA 3.0 or higher, family income lower than $75,000, must be planning to major in accounting, advertising, computer science, finance, industrial engineering, finance, information technology, marketing, or mathematics

3/1

$3,000

http://www.forcite.org/forcite/scholarships.asp

 

Exxon Mobil Bernard Harris Math and Science Scholarships

Minority students; 3.0 GPA or higher; Acceptance to a four‐year college or university in the next aca demic year; Pursuing a degree in Science, Technology, Engine ering or Mathematics (STEM)

3/1

$5,000

http://www.cgcs.org/cms/lib/DC00001581/Centricity/Domain/19/ExxxonMobil%20%202012%20Scholarshiip%20Application.pdf

Sigma Delta Chi Scholarships

3.0 GPA or higher; Journalism major; must demonstrate financial need; applicants must be enrolled or expecting to enroll full-time at a four year institution or university in DC, MD, VA; Available to U.S. and non-U.S. citizens

3/1

$4,000

http://www.spj.org/awards.asp#2

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Marine Corps Scholarships

Children of marines, income under $77,000, 2.0 GPA

3/3

$1,000 - $10,000

http://www.mcsf.org/newapplicants

49

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Hispanic, 3.0 GPA, legal US residency

3/15

Average $2,500

https://apply.hsf.net/applications/

Jackie Robinson Scholarship

Leadership, Community service, Financial need, 1000 SAT

3/15

$7,500

http://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/general-applicants.php

NAACP Scholarships

Minimum 2.5 GPA, citizen

3/23

$1000-$5000

http://www.naacp.org/page/s/scholarship2

Vincent Chin Memorial Scholarship

Membership in the Asian American Journalist Association, journalist major

3/28

$5,000

http://www.aaja.org/apply-for-a-scholarship-now/

National Federation of the Blind Scholarships

Legally blind, participate in the NFB national conference, full-time student

3/31

$3,000- $12,000

http://scholarships.nfb.org/

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Scholarship

Requirements

Deadline

Amount

Link

56

Orphan Foundation of America

Been in foster care for at least 12 months, under age 25

3/31

up to $10,000

http://orphan.org/index.php?id=30

57

Siemens Foundation Competition

Children of Siemens Foundation employees

3/31

$2,000/year

http://www.siemens-foundation.org/

58

The David and Dovetta Wilson Scholarship Fund- ($20 fee)

Financial need

3/31

$1,000

http://www.wilsonfund.org/

59

Kappa Scholarship Endowment (KSEF)

Have a 2.5 GPA or higher, demonstrate financial need, school and community service involvement

3/31

varies

http://www.ksef-inc.com/

60

African American Community College Scholarship (6)

Planning to attend community college, GPA of 2.5 or higher, plan to serve the African American community after college, African American student

4/1

$5,000 per year

N/A

61

CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship

Minority high school seniors, GPA 2.5 or higher, Must be interested in preparing for a career in the visual arts

4/1

$3,000

www.cbcfinc.org/scholarships.html

62

Claudette Ford Memorial Scholarship

DC resident, graduating senior from DC Public School or DC Public Charter School; acceptance at an accredited college/university, demonstrated interest in writing, journalism, or mass media communications, verification of financial need

4/1

up to $2,000

http://oraclesetfoundation.org/OSF_Docs/ Applications.html

63

Leadership 1000

High school senior, 2.75 GPA or higher, planning or already pursuing a four-year undergraduate degree; PELL grant eligible, must attend DC Public School or DC Public Charter School

4/1

$5,000 per year/up to 4 years

http://www.dccollegesuccessfoundation.or

g/page.aspx?pid=2258

64

Youth Entrepreneur of the Year

Started own business

4/8

$1,000

http://www.myja.org/students/yeoty/

65

Frederick B. Abramson Memorial Scholarship

DC Student, 2.75 GPA, 1000 SAT, income under $70,000

4/14

up to $10,000

http://www.abramsonfoundation.org/schol

arship/index.shtml

66

First in My Family Scholarship

Hispanic, 3.0 GPA, legal US residency

4/15

$500 - $5000

http://www.thesalliemaefund.org/smfnew/

scholarship/first_family.html

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Scholarship

Requirements

Deadline

Amount

Link

67

Congressional Hispanic Scholarships

Active in community, legal resident, first- generation

4/16

$2,500

http://www.chciyouth.org/

68

Cirilo A. McSween Scholarship

3.0 GPA, Business Major

4/30

$2,500

http://www.pushexcel.org/scholarships/nyl

.html

69

Jessie Jackson Sr. Fellows

3.0 GPA

4/30

$5,000

http://www.pushexcel.org/scholarships/jj_f

ellows.html

70

League Foundation: Alternative Lifestyles Scholarships

Self-identified gay, lesbian, transgendered, or bisexual student, 3.0 GPA, community service

4/30

$1,500 - $2,500

http://www.leaguefoundation.org/scholars

hips/index.cfm

71

Ora Lee Sanders Scholarship

2.5 GPA

4/30

$1,000

http://www.pushexcel.org/scholarships/ols

_scholarship.html

72

The Hispanics Engineers National Achievement Award Conference

10th, 11th, and 12th grade students that have an interest in engineering, applied science, computer science and/or math

4/30

varies

http://www.greatmindsinstem.org/henaac/

scholars/

73

Congressional Black Caucus Scholarships

2.5 GPA, leadership, resident of area or attend school in area served by CBC member

5/1

$3,000

http://www.cbcfinc.org/CBC%20Spouses/S cholarships/index.html

74

Alphonso Deal Scholarship

High school senior Planning to major in Criminal Justice, US Citizen

5/1

not specified

www.blackpolice.org/scholarship.html

75

Center for Students Opportunity Scholarship

Minority high school seniors, first generation college student, demonstrates financial need

5/1

$2,000

www.csopportunity.org/ss/oppscholarship.

aspx

76

Cheerios Brand Health Initiative Scholarship

Minority high school seniors, GPA 2.5 or higher, interested in preparing a career in medical or other health related field, must attend a high school in a Congressional district represented by a member of the Congressional Black Caucus,

5/1

NA

www.cbcfinc.org/scholarships.html

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Congressional Black Caucus Spouses Education Scholarship

Minority high school seniors, GPA 2.5 or higher, must attend a high school in a Congressional district represented by a member of the Congressional Black Caucus,

5/1

NA

www.cbcfinc.org/scholarships.html

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Scholarship

Requirements

Deadline

Amount

Link

78

Shawn Carter Scholarship Foundation

High school seniors, undergraduate 2 yr or 4 yr college students, and students at vocational or trade schools, must be between 18-25 years old, have a minimum 2.5 GPA

5/1

varies

http://www.shawncartersf.com/apply/

79

The Links, Inc. Washington, DC Chapter Thomas Young Scholarship Award

3.0 or above GPA; SAT/ACT scores, essay; DCPS high school senior, resident of District of Columbia; U.S. citizen or Permanent Resident; demonstrate substantial financial need

5/1

$2,000

See DC-CAP Advisor

80

DC HAPP

Future health care professionals

5/5

$4,827 scholarship & $1,000 stipend

http://www.gwumc.edu/dchapp/participat

e.html

81

Tylenol Scholarships

Future health care professionals

5/15

$1,000 - $5000

http://scholarship.tylenol.com/

82

Unmet Need Scholarship Program

2.5 GPA, Income under $30,000

5/31

$1,000-$3,800

http://www.thesalliemaefund.org/smfnew/

scholarship/Unmet_need.html

83

Wells Fargo Scholarships

Enroll in CollegeSTEPS

5/31

$1,000

http://www.wellsfargo.com/collegesteps

84

AWG Minority Scholarship

Minority women, pursuing a degree in geoscience, geophysics, geochemistry, hydrology, meteorology, planetary geology, physical oceanography, or earth science education

6/1

A total of $6,000 will be awarded

www.awg.org/EAS/scholarships.html

85

Commitment to Excellence Scholarship Program

Resident of DC Public Housing, Economic Need, academic performance

6/1

$1,000 - $5,000

http://www.dchousing.org/department/res

ident_services.html

86

Team - DC Student Athlete Scholarship

Must reside in Washington metropolitan area; self-identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender student-athlete who has made a contribution to the sports.

6/1

a minimum of $2,000

http://www.teamdcsports.com/scholarship

s

87

Do-Over Scholarship

Essay competition, age 13 or older, complete a scholarship profile

6/30

$1,000

http://www.scholarshipexperts.com/applic

ant/showScholarshipApplication.htx?schola

rshipAppId=10301&sourceId=publicApplyP age

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Scholarship

Requirements

Deadline

Amount

Link

88

U.S. Senate Youth Scholarship

Graduating H.S. junior or senior, first-time USSYP delegate, DC resident, US Citizen or Eligible Non- citizen, Elected or Appointed student body class President, VP, Secretary or Treasurer or Student Representative, 500 word essay and interview

8/1

$5,000

http://osse.dc.gov/service/united-states- senate-youth-program-ussyp

89

Shout it Out Scholarship

Essay competition, age 13 or older, complete a scholarship profile

9/30

$1,000

http://www.scholarshipexperts.com/applic

ant/showScholarshipApplication.htx?schola

rshipAppId=10302&sourceId=publicApplyP age

90

YoungArts Scholarship Program

Compete in an artistic, musical, theatre, or writing category

10/1

$100 - $10000

http://www.nfaa.artsawards.org/

91

DC-CAP Kennedy Center Gala for the Performing Arts

Students with talent in instrument, voice, or dance submit applications to compete at the Kennedy Center for scholarship prizes

10/1

1st Place - $10,000; 2nd Place - $6,000; 3rd Place - $4,000; Honorable Mention - $2,000 (each)

See DC-CAP Advisor

92

MC Lyte/ University of Wisconsin Madison First Wave Scholarship

High school seniors applying to the University of Wisconsin, Madison; Interest and talent in spoken word and hip hop

10/1

$100,000

http://hiphopsisters.org/mclyte-first-wave- scholarship/

93

National Merit Scholarships

Citizen, qualifying score on PSAT

10/1

varies

http://www.nationalmerit.org/

94

Outstanding Students of America

3.0 GPA, community, school involvement

10/10

$1,000

http://www.outstandingstudentsofamerica

.com/index.html

95

STATE FARM INSURANCE Hispanic Scholarships

Majoring in Education, Hispanic

10/16

$2,500

http://www.statefarm.com/foundati/hispa nic.htm

96

Horatio Alger Association Scholarships

Critical financial need (under $50,000), experience with overcoming obstacles, 2.0 GPA, citizen

10/30

$1,000 - $10,000

http://www.horatioalger.org/scholarships

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Scholarship

Requirements

Deadline

Amount

Link

97

Coca-Cola Scholars Program

3.0 GPA, leadership, academic achievement, extracurricular activities

10/31

$10,000 - $20,000

https://www.coca- colascholars.org/cokeWeb/index.jsp

98

Education Matters Scholarship

Essay competition, age 13 or older, complete a scholarship profile

10/31

$5,000

http://www.scholarshipexperts.com/applic

ant/showScholarshipApplication.htx?schola

rshipAppId=10360&sourceId=publicApplyP age

99

Superpower Scholarship

Essay competition, age 13 or older, complete a scholarship profile

10/31

$1,000

http://www.scholarshipexperts.com/applic

ant/showScholarshipApplication.htx?schola

rshipAppId=10300&sourceId=publicApplyP age

100

Why I Want to Go to College Essay Competition

Essay, Rap, Poem, Art Work about going to college

11/1

1st Place - $2,500; 2nd Place - $1,500; 3rd Place - $1,000

See DC-CAP Advisor

101

Prudential Spirit of Community Award

Participation in a volunteer service activity, grades 5-12

11/2

$1,000 - $6,000

http://www.prudential.com/spirit

102

Washington Metropolitan Scholars Competition

3.5 GPA, resides in DC metro area, citizen, financial need

11/3

varies

http://www.wmscholars.org/

103

Intel Science Talent Search

Science research project

11/14

$1,000 - $100,000

http://www.sciserv.org/sts

104

Top Ten List Scholarships

Essay competition, age 13 or older, complete a scholarship profile

12/31

$1,000

http://www.scholarshipexperts.com/apply.

htx

105

Gates Millennium Scholarships (Annual)

Minority student, Pell-eligible, 3.3 GPA

1/11/13 (online)

covers all unmet need

http://www.gmsp.org/(hmrfvje1fdxdi0nwb

rpmbd45)/default.aspx

106

Mesothelioma Memorial Scholarship

Essay competition

1/14, 4/14, 7/14, & 10/14

$500

http://www.straightforwardmedia.com/sf m/scholarship-programs/mesothelioma- memorial-scholarship/

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Scholarship

Requirements

Deadline

Amount

Link

107

Fridell Memorial Scholarship (Dale E.)

Essay competition

1/14, 4/14/, 7/14 & 10/14

$1,000

http://www.straightforwardmedia.com/frid

ell/

108

Automotive Hall of Fame Scholarships

3.0 GPA or higher; Sincere interest in an automotive career

2/1 through 6/1

$250 - $5,000

http://www.automotivehalloffame.org/edu

cation/scholarships

109

Academic Major Based Scholarship of the United Negro College Fund (3)

Pursue a designated major at a UNCF-member institution, financial need, GPA of 2.5 or higher

Dates vary, depending upon the individual institution

Range $500- $7,500

www.uncf.org/forstudents/scholarship.asp

110

Herb Block Scholarship

High school graduate or have completed your GED; or currently enrolled at one of the participating community colleges and have completed fewer than 30 credits

Fall - 7/1 Spring - 11/1

up to $16,000

http://www.herbblockfoundation.org/schol

arships

111

Project SEED Scholarship

Participation in a summer chemistry fellowship, economically disadvantaged, majoring in a chemically-related science

varies

up to $5,000/year

http://portal.acs.org/portal/acs/corg/conte

nt?_nfpb=true&_pageLabel=PP_SUPERARTI

CLE&node_id=1603&use_sec=false&sec_url

_var=region1

112

September 11th Scholarship Funds

Parent(s) passed away during the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks

varies

varies

http://www.nasfaa.org/publications/2001/ ARScholarshipFundsDetailed110701.html

113

Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund

3.0 GPA, 1650 SAT, 25 ACT

varies

average $4,400 year

http://www.thurgoodmarshallfund.org/

114

United Negro College Fund Scholarships

2.5 GPA, unmet need

varies

varies

http://www.uncf.org/scholarships/OnlineSc

holarships.asp

115

Tuition Exchange Scholarships

Applicants must be enrolled or expecting to enroll full-time at a two-year or four-year institution or university. Applicants or parent of applicants must have employment or volunteer experience in teaching/education. Available to U.S. and non-U.S. citizens.

varies - visit website for more information

$10,000 - $21,000

www.tuitionexchange.org

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Scholarship

Requirements

Deadline

Amount

Link

116

Don't Be Trashy Scholarship

Must be a U.S. and Canadian citizen under the age of 25. Applicants must sign up on the sponsor's website and complete a recycling project .

varies

varies

http://www.dosomething.org/trashy/prizes

117

SAE International Engineering Scholarship Program

Applicant must major in engineering, math, chemistry, physics, biology, technologies, and computer science; Endowed through SAE Foundation

Varies

Varies

http://students.sae.org/awdscholar/scholar

ships/

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS

Scholarship

Requirements

Deadline

Amount

Link

1

Association of Women in Science

Female student, studying sciences, dedicated to research or teaching, 3.75 GPA, sophomore or junior

1/17

$1,000

http://www.awis.org/careers/edfoundation

.html

2

American Indian Scholarship

2.75 GPA, Native American student, undergraduate students given preference

2/1

$500

http://www.dar.org/natsociety/edout_sch olar.cfm#general

3

APS Minorities Scholarship Program

Minority Physics major, freshman or sophomore year

2/6

$3,000

http://www.aps.org/programs/minorities/h

onors/scholarship/index.cfm

4

Greater Washington Society of CPAs Scholarship

3.0 GPA or higher; Available to accounting students. Available to U.S. citizens. Applicant must be enrolled or expecting to enroll full-time at a four-year institution or university; resident of District of Columbia and studying in the District of Columbia.

2/15

$3,500-$4,500

www.gwscpa.org

5

National Institutes of Health Undergraduate Scholarships

Low-income students, 3.5 GPA, citizen, career in biomedical or health-related research

2/28

up to $20,000

http://www.ugsp.nih.gov/home.asp?m=00

6

League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) National Educational Services Centers GE Scholarship

Outstanding minority students with career interests in business or engineering. Open to Sophomores through Seniors in College interested in business or engineering majors this scholarship awards two $5000 scholarships.

3/1

$5,000

http://www.lnesc.org/site/353/Scholarship

s/GE-LNESC-Scholarship

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Scholarship

Requirements

Deadline

Amount

Link

7

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Hispanic, 3.0 GPA, legal US residency

3/15

Average $2,500

https://apply.hsf.net

8

Vincent Chin Memorial Scholarship

Membership in the Asian American Journalist Association, journalist major

3/28

$5,000

http://www.aaja.org/programs/for_studen

ts/scholarships/

9

American Chemical Society Scholarships

African-American, Hispanic, or American Indian, freshman-junior year, 3.0 GPA in the sciences, majoring in a chemically-related science

3/31

up to $3,000/year

http://portal.acs.org/portal/acs/corg/conte

nt

10

Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund

Student involved in civil right struggles, economic justice, international solidarity, or works to end other forms of oppression

4/1

up to $8,000

http://www.davisputter.org/

11

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Youth Partners Accessing Capital Scholarship, Xi Zeta Omega Chapter

3.0 GPA, Sophomore standing or above, member of AKA sorority, demonstrate financial need and/or high academic achievement

4/15

$1,000-$2,000

http://www.akaeaf.org/programsandinitiat

ives/

12

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Merit Scholarship, Xi Zeta Omega Chapter

3.0 GPA, Sophomore standing or above, community service

4/15

$1,000-$2,000

http://www.akaeaf.org/programsandinitiat

ives/

13

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Financial Need Scholarship, Xi Zeta Omega Chapter

2.5 GPA, Sophomore standing or above

4/15

$750-$2,000

http://www.akaeaf.org/programsandinitiat

ives/

14

Hope Scholarships and Lifetime Learning Credits

Freshman or sophomore status

4/15

tax savings

http://www.ed.gov/offices/OPE/PPI/HOPE/

index.html

15

Congressional Hispanic Scholarships

Active in community, legal resident, first- generation

4/16

$5,000

http://www.chciyouth.org/

16

Cirilo A. McSween Scholarship

3.0 GPA, Business Major

4/30

$2,500

http://www.pushexcel.org/scholarships/nyl

.html

17

Ora Lee Sanders Scholarship

Any year, 2.5 GPA

4/30

$1,000

http://www.pushexcel.org/scholarships/ols

_scholarship.html

18

Tylenol Scholarships

Future Health Care Professional, GPA

5/15

$1,000 - $5000

http://scholarship.tylenol.com/

19

American Society of Travel & Tourism

Travel/Tourism major, 2.5 GPA, US resident

7/27

varies

http://www.asta.org/Education/content.cf m?ItemNumber=2552&navItemNumber=6 14

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Scholarship

Requirements

Deadline

Amount

Link

20

Ayn Rand Institute

Essay on The Atlas Shrugged

9/17

$50 - $10,000

http://www.aynrand.org/contests

21

Accenture Scholarship for Minorities

Junior in College, Competitive GPA

12/1

$2,500

http://careers3.accenture.com/Careers/US /CampusConnection/StudentPrograms/Sch olarships_Minorities.htm

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Manufacturing Engineering Scholarships

Majoring in a manufacturing engineering degree program, 2.5 GPA

varies

at least $1,000

http://www.sme.org/cgi- bin/smeefhtml.pl?/foundation/scholarships

/schl_briefly.html&&&SEF&

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR UNDERCLASSMEN STUDENTS

Scholarship

Requirements

Deadline

Amount

Link

1

Discover Card Tribute Award Scholarships

11th grade, leadership, 2.75 GPA

1/31

$30,000

http://www.discoverfinancial.com/commu nity/scholarship.shtml

2

Best Buy Scholarship

2.5 GPA, full-time student, Volunteer experience, not a previous recipient; grades 9-11

2/15

$1,000

https://bestbuy.scholarshipamerica.org/

3

DC College Savings Plan/DC-CAP 9th Grade" How I Am Preparing for College" Essay Contest

9th grade, essay competition, Parent must attend DC College Savings Plan Information Session at respective school

3/1

2 Winners per each ward (1- 8); 1st Place - $2,500, 2nd Place $1,500

See DC-CAP Advisor

4

Ayn Rand Institute

Essay on Atlas, 9th or 10th grader

3/20

$30 - $2,000

http://www.aynrand.org/contests

5

Ayn Rand Institute

Essay on The Fountainhead, 11th grader

4/25

$200 - $10,000

http://www.aynrand.org/contests

6

Holocaust Remembrance Essay Contest

Grade 9-12, holocaust essay

4/30

$300 - $10,000

http://www.holocaust.hklaw.com

7

Prudential Spirit of Community Award

Participation in a volunteer service activity, grades 5-12

10/25

$1,000 - $6,000

http://www.prudential.com/spirit

8

Education Matters Scholarship

Essay competition, age 13 or older, complete a scholarship profile

10/31

$5,000

http://www.scholarshipexperts.com/applic

ant/showScholarshipApplication.htx?schola

rshipAppId=10360&sourceId=publicApplyP age

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Scholarship

Requirements

Deadline

Amount

Link

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Scholarship

Requirements

Deadline

Amount

Link

1

Core Annual Que Llueva Café' Scholarship

High school seniors accepted to a four year college/university, personal statement, community and extra-curricular activity involvement

2/1

varies

http://ca-core.org/que_llueva_cafe

2

Esperanza Fund

Student born outside US or both parents born outside US

3/1

$5,000 - $20,000

http://apps.esperanzafund.org/2012/

3

Fredikson & Bryon Foundation - Minority Scholarship

Currently enrolled, first-year law students of diverse backgrounds

3/1

varies

http://www.fredlaw.com/firm/scholarshipc

hecklist.htm

4

PFLAG National Scholarship

Self-identified gay, lesbian, transgendered, or bisexual student

3/1

varies

http://community.pflag.org/page.aspx?pid =370

5

QuestBridge College Prep Scholarship

High school junior with a strong academic record and an annual family income of less than $60,000

3/1

varies

http://www.questbridge.org/for- students/cps-college-prep-scholarship

6

Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund

Student involved in civil right struggles, economic justice, international solidarity, or works to end other forms of oppression

4/1

up to $8,000

http://www.davisputter.org/

7

NAJH Scholarships

High school seniors and college students with interest in the field of journalism

4/1

$1,000 to $5,000

http://nahj.org/scholarships/

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Scholarship

Requirements

Deadline

Amount

Link

8

Ayn Rand Institute

Essay competition on The Fountainhead, 11th and 12th grade students

4/25

$200 - $10,000

http://www.aynrand.org/contests

9

The Hispanics Engineers National Achievement Award Conference

10th, 11th, and 12th grade students that have an interest in engineering, applied science, computer science and/or math

4/30

varies

http://www.greatmindsinstem.org/henaac/

scholars/

10

PRSSA Multicultural Affairs Scholarship Program

Registered, full-time student at an accredited college/university. PRSSA member preferred, but not required; major or minor in public relations

5/1

$1,500

http://www.prssa.org/scholarships_compet

itions/individual/diversity/

11

The ElieWiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest

Ethics essay competition, Registered undergraduate full-time juniors or seniors at accredited four-year colleges or universities in the United States

12/3

1st Place - $5,000, Second Place - $2,500, 3rd

http://www.eliewieselfoundation.org/prize

inethics.aspx

12

Boces Genese Migrant Center Scholarships

Proof of acceptance into a college/university

varies

varies

http://www.migrant.net/migrant/scholarsh

ips.htm

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Resources

Website

1

Black Excel: The College Help Network

http://www.blackexcel.org/

2

BlackStudents.com

http://blackstudents.blacknews.com/

3

Council on Legal Education Opportunity (CLEO)

http://www.cleoscholars.com/index.cfm?fuseacti

on=Page.viewPage&pageId=526&parentID=524& nodeID=2

4

FinAid.org

http://www.finaid.org

5

Grants.gov

http://www.grants.gov/

6

Scholarship America

http://scholarshipamerica.org

7

ScholarshipsOnline.org

http://www.scholarshipsonline.org/

8

SuperScholar

http://www.superscholar.org/scholarships/25- popular-college-scholarships/

9

United Negro College Fund

http://www.uncf.org

Place - $1,500,

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Help For Undocumented Students

MALDEF has many resources to help with job opportunities and scholarships, if you are interested click on the link below.

MALDEF tiene muchos recursos para ayudarle a encontrar becas y oportunidades de empleo, si esta interesado has click en el link abajo.

 http://maldef.org/

CHIRLA is an advocate for immigrant rights that provides plenty of information for on their website and internship opportunities. If you are interested click on the link below.

CHIRLA es una organizacion que se dedica a la defensa de los derechos de los imigrantes y ofrece muchos recursos para imigrantes, para aprender mas has click en el link abajo.

http://chirla.org/InternshipsVolunteerOpportunities

The California Dream Act has made higher education more available to undocumented immigrants for more information or even to apply visit the link below.

La California Dream Act ha hecho que sea mas facil para que estudiantes sin documentos puedan ir a el colegio, para mas informacion o para aplicar visite el link abajo.

https://dream.csac.ca.gov/

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