Scholarship Committee PO Box 72206 Newnan, GA 30271
Scholar-Chessplayer Outstanding Achievement Award www.uschess.org
High school juniors and seniors in the Americas who excel in academics, play chess and demonstrate good sportsmanship. Deadline: March 1. Amount: $2,500.
SCHOLASTIC, Inc. Sponsors contests in art, photography, writing and other subjects, for students in grades 7-12.
Contact: Scholastic, Inc.
New York, NY 10012-3999
Shell Oil Companies Foundation/Shell Incentive Funds Annual awards for minority students working towards a bachelor’s degree in Business or Technology, at participating universities. Student must be a U.S. citizen. Due date, award amount (which is paid directly to the school), and number of awards may vary. Contact the Foundation for a list of participating schools; a stamped self-addressed envelope must be included. The universities must be contacted for specific information and/or applications. Contact: Education Grants Officer Shell Oil Companies Foundation PO Box 2463 Houston, TX 77252
Catholic University of America/SAE financial need $1,000/4yrs w/3.0 GPA
Cedarville University/SAE academic achievement financial need $1,000
Central Missouri State University/Auto. Technology/SAE 3.2 GPA 25 Act $500/2yr. w/3.5 GPA
Central State University/SAE 3.0 GPA +ACT; $1,000/2yr w/3.0 GPA
Sallie Mae Fund
The Sallie Mae Fund, a charitable organization sponsored by Sallie Mae®, achieves its mission—to increase access to higher education for America's students—by supporting programs and initiatives that help open doors to higher education, prepare families for their college investment, and bridge the gap when no one else can.
For any minority college student whose career objective is electronic journalism.
Contact: Radio and Television News Directors Foundation
1000 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036
Society of Women Engineers Scholarships
These scholarships are targeted for women who are majoring in engineering or computer science. Award amount are from $200 to $5,000, and at least 90 are granted. Deadline: February 1.
Southern Newspaper Publishers Association
Annual awards for minority freshman who are pursuing a career in journalism, advertising, business, accounting, or related field. In addition to the application, student must submit, to the newspaper, a black and white photo, 500-word essay, 3 letters of recommendation (one each from the publisher, student’s high school principal, and guidance counselor), letter of acceptance from any 4-year college, a copy of the student’s ACT/SAT scores, and the student’s CGPA. Students must be nominated by members of the Southern Newspaper Publishers Association. APPLICATION NOT ACCEPTED DIRECTLY FROM STUDENTS OR COLLEGES. Each student receives a $1,000 scholarship from the local newspaper that made the nomination and a $2,000 scholarship from the SNPA Foundation for four consecutive years. Number of awards may vary.
Contact the Southern Newspaper Publisher Association for more information and/or application.
Contact: Scholarship Coordinator
Southern Newspaper Publisher Assn
PO Box 28875
Atlanta, GA 30358
Stonewall Jackson Repayable Scholarship/ Ala. Dept. of Archives & History
1500 word essay on life of Stonewall Jackson
repayment after graduation from college
Contact: Stonewall Jackson Scholarship Ala. Dept of Archives & History
PO Box 300100 Montgomery, AL 36130-0100
Student Advantage Scholarship
Applicant must be either a resident of Arkansas who can attend an in-state or out-of-state post-secondary education institution in Arkansas. Applicant must plan to be enrolled for the upcoming academic year and must enroll on at least a half-time basis. Deadline: April 15. Amount: $250.
Student Incentive Grant
For Texas residents or nonresident. For undergraduates or graduates enrolled at least half time. For students attending public colleges in Texas. Cannot be in default on a student loan. Cannot owe a refund on a student grant. If male, must meet draft registration requirements. Amount: Up to $1,250.
$1,000 scholarship plus $250 Sun Trust Gift Card
Registration is every month October to May with winner each month
BEWARE:Site is a school loan site. Take care not to sign-up for HIGH INTEREST Loans on the Application.
Apply on line: offtocollege.info or suntrusteducation.com
T Take Me Away to College Calgon Bath and Body Scholarship Contest
Open to high school seniors starting college full-time in the fall at an accredited 2 or 4-year school. Deadline: August 15. Amount: $500-$2,500.
Target Stores (Target All-Around Scholarship)
Contact: http://target.com/target_group/community_giving/scholarships.jhtml For well-rounded students who are dedicated to improving their communities and themselves. You must be committed to your community through volunteer service, education and family involvement.
Contact: Target Stores (All-Around Scholarship)
Citizen’s Scholarship Foundation
1505 Riverview Road
St. Peter, MN 56082-0480
Students that have participated in farming work over a two year period and wish to attend a junior college in the state of Alabama may receive money for tuition, books, fees, etc.
Contact: Sandra Willingham
515 Springhill Plaza Ct.
Mobile, AL 36608 phone#: (251) 302-0392 fax: (251) 461-4443
ThinkQuest Internet Challenge
International program for students ages 12 through 19 that encourages them to use the Internet to create Web-based educational tools and materials. Awards are handed out in five categories. To participate you must be an elementary or secondary school student who is not enrolled full time in an institution of higher education. The competition is done as a team with one or two other students and one to three coaches who are teachers or mentors.
Deadline: May 1. Amount: $100-$25,000.
Thunderbird Foundation Art Scholarship/Art Scholarship
Annually awarded Art scholarships for Native Americans (Indian, Eskimo, Aleut) who are enrolled in a college/university and are majoring in art or art education. Applicants must be enrolled Tribal Members. To be considered, students must have artistic works entered in the Red Cloud Indian Art Show. Scholarships are awarded on basis of excellence of art entered in the Red Cloud Art Show. Financial need is also considered.
Contact: Scholarship Coordinator
Red Cloud Indian Art Show
The Heritage Center - Box 100
Pine Ridge, SD 57770
Tylenol Scholarship Program
Health-related College scholarships
Demonstrate leadership in community/school activities
2 or 4 year accredited college
April Contact: http://tylenolscholarship.com/
Toyota Community Scholars
Deadline December 5 GPA 3.0 or higher
$10,000-$20,000 renewable Academic US citizen
Contact: (609) 771-7878 or www.toyota.com/communityscholars
Transcript Male / Female GPA 3.0 or higher
Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity
Male attending University of South AL $300
Deadline July 1
Contact: Klayton Barrows email tonk3572yahoo.com
Troy State University (Students must meet specific criteria)
Elbert Botts Scholarship 2.0GPA Geomatics or Business Major
• Dempsey Boyd Scholarship Business major 2.7 GPA unweighted & must maintain
Tuskegee University Presidential Scholarship Award
Have 3.0-4.0 GPA Submit FAFSA
top 10 in class (full tuition, room & board, book voucher) renewable w/ 3.0 GPA
Harry S. Truman Scholarship
The is one of the most prestigious scholarships, shaped for students who intend to pursue a career targeted to public service or government. Graduate study should be a goal, with a portion of the funds directed there. You must be at least a junior, and your college must nominate you. A “nomination” package must be created. The awards can reach as high as $30,000 over the years. Generally about 80 students are selected. Deadline: February 1.
Morris K. Udall Scholarship Program
Awards scholarships to outstanding Native American and Alaska Native students who are college sophomores or juniors in the current academic year, have at least a “B” average, are in the upper ¼ of their class, and intend to pursue careers in health care of tribal public policy. To be considered, a student must be nominated by his or her college or university.
http://www.udall.gov/p_scholarship.asp Contact: Morris K. Udall Scholarship Program
2201 North Dodge Street
Iowa City, IA 52243-4030
UNA-USA National High School Essay Contest
Open to students in grades 9-12. You must submit an essay on a theme selected by the sponsor. Deadline: April 14. Amount: $500-$1,000.
United Methodist Church HANA Scholars Program
Active member of the United Methodist Church and a minority citizen or permanent resident. Deadline: April 1. Amount: $3,000 maximum.
Contact: Board of Higher Education and Ministry
PO Box 871
Nashville TN 37202-0871