Scholarships

 

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Scholarships

DEADLINE SCHOLARSHIP DESCRIPTION
02/24/2018 Chin: Shui Kuen & Allen Chin Scholarship
  • Grade level: Incoming freshman or current, full-time undergraduate at a four-year college or university in 2017-18
  • Student or parent currently/formerly employed at an Asian-owned or Asian cuisine restaurant
  • Any ethnic heritage
  • Community advocacy and social justice work on behalf of Asian American, immigrant, gay and lesbian and/or other progressive causes
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Financial need
  • No citizenship status requirement
  • Click here to download the application
02/28/2018 AACE International Scholarship Competition - US Schools

($2,500) - Applicants must: Have completed one year of college, be currently enrolled as a full-time student at an accredited university (See the scholarship application for accreditation criteria) for the fall term, and be pursuing a program in one of the following disciplines: 

  • Building Construction
  • Business Administration
  • Engineering (including Agricultural Engineering, Architectural Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mining Engineering, and Electrical Engineering)
  • Computer Science
  • Information Technology
  • Quantity Surveying 

For additional rules and details please follow the link to the scholarship.

02/28/2018 National Youth Science Camp

(Camp) - The National Youth Science Camp is a residential science education program for young STEM enthusiasts the summer after they graduate from high school. Students from around the country (two are selected to represent each state and Washington, D.C.) are challenged academically in exciting lectures and hands-on studies, and have voluntary opportunities to participate in an outdoor adventure program, gain a new and deep appreciation for the great outdoors, and establish friendships that last a lifetime.

03/01/2018 Association of Computer Professionals in Education (ACPE) Scholarship

($2,500) - These scholarships are available to graduating high school seniors who have been actively involved in the use of technology during their high school careers and are planning to pursue studies in a technology-related field. 

03/01/2018 Create a Greeting Card Scholarship

($10,000) - Submit an original photo, artwork or computer graphics for the front of a greeting card.

03/09/2018 ASHG DNA Day Essay Contest

($100-$1,000) - For 9-12th graders. Must submit an essay addressing a question related to genetics.

03/15/2018 Junior Duck Stamp Contest

($200-$1,000) - For K-12 students. Submit an original piece of artwork depicting a North American waterfowl species. 

03/15/2018 Microsoft DisAbility Scholarship

($20,000) - All candidates must be HS students living with a disability who plan to attend a 2 to 4 year University or College program, maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA or equivalent and have declared a major from the approved list.

03/28/2018 Indian Health Services Scholarships

Scholarships for Native American students who plan to enter or are pursuing degrees in the health profession.

03/31/2018 LULAC National Scholarship Fund

($250-$2,000) - LNESC and LULAC established the LULAC National Scholarship Fund (LNSF) to help youth in underserved communities make the dream of college enrollment a reality. Students submit a 300 word (maximum) essay on how your academic studies will contribute to your personal & professional goals. In addition, please discuss any community service or extracurricular activities you have been involved in that relate to your goals.

03/31/2018 National Federation of the Blind Scholarship Program

($3,000-$12,000) - To recognize achievement by blind scholars, the National Federation of the Blind annually offers blind college students in the United States and Puerto Rico the opportunity to win one of thirty merit-based, national-level scholarships. All scholarships awarded are based on academic excellence, community service, and leadership.

03/31/2018 ZipRecruiter Scholarship

($3,000) To enter, please write a 500-800 word essay that addresses a job you previously held and your ideal post-grad job. This scholarship is offered EVERY quarter (3 months:  Mar. 31st, June 30th and so on).

04/01/2018 Gloria Mattera National Migrant Scholarship Fund

($250) - Eligible applicants must be entering or enrolled in college or other types of post-secondary programs. The Scholarship fund gives migrant youth across the country a chance to make choices regarding their careers & futures.

04/01/2018 Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund

($10,000) - The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund aids people active in movements for social and economic justice. These need-based scholarships are awarded to students who are able to do academic work at the college or university level or are enrolled in a trade or technical program and who are active in the progressive movement.

04/15/2018 CJ Pony Parts Scholarship Video Contest

($500) - Create a short video, under 3 minutes long, on one of the topics/prompts available on the scholarship's website.

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