ABBOTT & FENNER BUSINESS CONSULTANTS SCHOLARSHIP
Abbott & Fenner are committed to continuing their efforts of helping those who have the desire and ambition to succeed. The winners of this annual scholarship will receive a $1000 award. The A&F Scholarships are available to high school juniors, seniors, and students currently registered at any accredited post secondary institution. The scholarship application is relatively short and simple and is mainly comprised of an essay.
AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY SCHOLARS PROGRAM
The American Chemical Society awards renewable scholarships to underrepresented minority students who want to enter the field of chemistry or chemistry-related fields. Awards can be up to $5,000 for qualified students. African-American, Hispanic, or American Indian high school seniors, college freshmen, sophomores, or juniors pursuing a college degree in the chemical sciences are eligible to apply. Applications open in November and are announced in April every year.
AGI SCHOLARSHIPS PROGRAM
The American Geosciences Institute has a limited number of scholarship programs that are directly offered. All AGI-related scholarships are restricted to U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents who are declared majors in recognized geoscience programs in the United States.
AMERICAN POLITICAL SCIENCE ASSOCIATION MINORITY SCHOLAR RESOURCES
The American Political Science Association awards grants, fellowships, and scholarships with the aim of advancing education and research in political science. There are also many outside organizations that provide important sources of funding and support for political science faculty and students. The information provided represents a selection of grants, fellowships, and other opportunities sponsored by APSA and major funding organizations. APSA also maintains a listing of open grants, awards and fellowship opportunities submitted by outside organizations.
AES ENGINEERING SOLUTIONS SCHOLARSHIP
The consulting firm of AES Engineers is offering a $500 scholarship to a deserving student on the basis of character, as determined by evaluating the essays that are submitted. The firm states that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped and therefore they would like to support worthy students pursuing higher education on the basis of their character.
WEISS & PAARZ ANNUAL RISING STAR SCHOLARSHIP
Each year, Weiss & Paarz will offer a rising star scholarship and award a $1,000 to a student starting or continuing his/her undergraduate education anywhere in the United States of America.
As a law firm that exclusively handles medical malpractice, our attorneys, paralegals, and staff members have dedicated their careers to helping victims of preventable catastrophic injury. Just as we never let a client’s financial restrictions get in the way of achieving justice, we firmly believe that no student should be deprived of the opportunity to succeed due to a lack of financial resources. We are especially interested in young individuals who plan to become lawyers. We are confident in the youth of America’s ability to change our world for the better through strong character development, community enrichment, and higher education.
ASSOCIATION ON AMERICAN INDIAN AFFAIRS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
The AAIA currently offers scholarship programs for undergraduate and graduate students who are from federally recognized tribes.
FORD FOUNDATION FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM
Through its Fellowship Programs, the Ford Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the education benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students. Ford Foundation Fellowship awards are offered at the Predoctoral, Dissertation, and Postdoctoral levels. Fellowships are awarded in a national competition. Awards are made to individuals who, in the judgment of the review panels, have demonstrated superior academic achievement (such as grade point average, class rank, honors, or other designations), and are committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level. Awards will be made for study in research-based Ph.D. or Sc.D. programs; practice oriented degree programs are not eligible for support.
THE UNITED NEGRO COLLEGE FUND
UNCF is the nation’s largest private scholarship provider to minority group members. Each year, UNCF awards more than $100 million in scholarships to more than 10,000 students at more than 1,100 schools across the country. UNCF manages various scholarship programs and each program has its own eligibility criteria, open/close dates and required documentation. To apply for a UNCF scholarship, you must apply through the on-line application process.
THE NATIONAL ITALIAN AMERICAN ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) awards scholarships to 60-70 outstanding students in a variety of academic disciplines for use during the following academic year. Scholarships range from $2,500 – $12,000. To be considered for a NIAF scholarship, a student must 1) Be a member of NIAF or have a parent, grandparent or guardian who is a member of NIAF, 2) Be enrolled in a US accredited institution of higher education for the Fall 2017 semester, 3) Have a grade-point average of at least 3.5 out of 4.0 (or the equivalent). Some scholarships require a lower GPA requirement for eligibility. Students that are a part of a pass fail system are also welcome to apply. Be a United States citizen or permanent resident alien.For the purposes of the NIAF Scholarship Program, to be considered “Italian American,” the student must have at least one ancestor who has emigrated from Italy.
Visit the NIAF website for more information regarding individual scholarships and the application process.
TYLENOL FUTURE CARE SCHOLARSHIP
The Tylenol Future Care Scholarship program awards annual scholarships to students pursuing careers in healthcare. Award recipients display academic excellence, exemplary leadership, community involvement, and dedication to a career of caring for others. Scholarships are for $10,000 and $5,000.
AIR FORCE HEALTH PROFESSIONS SCHOLARSHIPS
The Air Force offers scholarships for healthcare professionals to include: one- and two-year scholarships for Allied Health specialties (pharmacists, optometrists, clinical psychologists and public health officers), two- and three-year scholarships for nurse corps specialties and three- and four-year scholarships for medical corps and dental corps.
These scholarships cover all tuition and required fees, including textbooks, small equipment items and supplies needed for study. You will also receive a monthly allowance for living expenses. While on scholarship, you will spend 45 days on active duty in the Air Force, and once you graduate, you will serve one year of active duty for each year of scholarship, serving a minimum of three years.
THE POINT FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
The Point Foundation (Point) is the nation’s largest higher education scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) students. Point’s multifaceted support of its scholarship recipients extends far beyond direct financial contribution toward the cost of their education. Each scholar is paired with a mentor and participates in leadership development programs and events. The Point Foundation considers many factors when assessing scholarship applicants, including academic performance, leadership skills, financial need, personal goals and the applicant’s involvement in the LGBTQ community. Please visit the Point Foundation’s website for more information.