Scholarship Descriptions, Qualifications



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Scholarships

   

Scholarship

Descriptions, Qualifications, 
and Information

Funds
Available

Deadlines

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"And Now...A Word From Our Planet" Award

Students compose radio ads intended to educate listeners on environmental issues

$500-$1000

 

www.awordfromourplanet.org 

www.populationeducation.org 




"Will To Win" Asthma Athlete Scholarship

Must have asthma. Senior with community service, leadership, academic achievement

Not specified

 

"Will to Win" Asthma  Athletic Scholarship  ,      Schering/Key Pharmaceuticals , 2918 N 72nd Street ,    Omaha, NE  68134 

1-800-558-7305

 





Alabama Farmers Cooperative and Auburn University

Enrolled in Ag with business, 3.0 GPA, nomination by local Co-Op store, essay

$5000 per year for 4 years

 

Pick up applications at local Co-Op store




Alabama G.I. Dependents Scholarship

Parents must have had Military experience

$7000.00 / full tuition

 

www.va.state.al.us/scholarship.htm 




Alabama Math and Science Scholarship 

Must be resident of Alabama, attend school in Alabama, Pursue teaching degree in Math or Science.

$4000 renewable with 3.0 GPA. Agree to teach for 5 years in system with critical needs. For use during Junior or senior year.

 

Dr. Jayne Meyer, Asst.Supt., AL State Dept of Education, PO Box 302101 ,  Montgomery, AL  36130

334-242-9560



 




Alabama National Guard Education Assistance Program

Enrolled full or part-time; must have served in AFNG or ANG

$500 - $1000

 

www.ache.state.al.us  




Alabama Nursing Scholarship Program

Alabama resident enrolled in nursing in state, must work 1 year in Alabama

Varies

 

Applications at financial aid offices at colleges




Amy Writing Awards

Essay relating God's word to current issues and author's skill in presenting a biblical answer to questions about meaning of life.

Not Specified

 

www.amyfound.org 

amyfoundtn@aol.com 




Collegiate Inventors Competition

Students to share their inventive ideas with the world. Exploration in invention, science, engineering, technology, and other creative endeavors

$15,000




http://www.invent.org/collegiate/overview.html




Federal Aid First

Federal Aid First explains the differences between federal and private student loans, the various kinds of federal student loans offered, and the dollar amounts available. Included are details on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which is the starting point for obtaining financial assistance for college.

Needs bases

 

http://www.federalstudentaid.ed.gov




Institutional Scholarship Waivers

Awarded at Alabama 2-year institutions for high academic achievement

Full Tuition

 

Contact Junior College for application

http://www.ache.state.al.us/Students & Parents/PayingforCollege.htm




Jay Shalmoni Memorial Holocaust Art & Writing Contest

Write an essay or create an art project based on an interview with a Holocaust survivor

Varies

 

www.remembertoteach.com/entryform.htm 

 





John and Eula Mae Baugh SYSCO Scholarship

Applicant or parent must be employed by SYSCO

$1,000 - $2,000

 

 http://www.sysco.com/aboutus/SocialResponsibility/aboutus_workplace_sp.html




L. Ron Hubbard Writers and Illustrators of the Future

Amateur writer of any age may submit original prose or illustrations.

Varies

 

www.writersofthefuture.com 




Louise NACCA Memorial Trust

For visual, hearing or physical impairment.  Financial need

Varies

 

tamara,morales2@firstunion.com 

908-598-3582






Olin Livesey Scholarship Fund

Good scholarship, leadership, school and community participation

Varies

 

www.pe.net/scholars/ollsf 

 





Parke-Davis Epilepsy Scholarship

Student currently receiving treatment for epilepsy

Not stated

 

www.parentsinc.org/finaid/aid7352.html 

1-800-AWARD-PD






Police Officers and Fire Fighters Survivors Education Assistance

Dependent of full time officials killed in the line of duty

$2,000-$5,000

 

www.ache.state.al.us 




Robert C. Byrd Scholarship

High academic achievement: nominated by counselor

$1,500

 

Counselor




STATE OF ALABAMA FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS
(Various grants)

Resident of Alabama studying in Alabama

$300 - $2500
Needs bases

 

http://www.ache.state.al.us/StudentAsst/Programs.htm




Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer College Scholarship

Children of a parent who has died from breast cancer. Financial need.

Not specified

 

http://cms.komen.org/komen/GrantsProgram/AwardsScholarships/CollegeScholarshipAwards/index.htm




Tall Clubs International Scholarship

Open to seniors meeting heighth requirements : Men 6'2" Women 5'10"

Not specified

 

www.tall.org/teens/teenscholr/tshow.cfm 




United Negro College Fund

Must be African-American enrolled at UNCF approved school.  

Varies

 

Program Services Dept., United Negro College Fund, 8260 Willow Oaks Corp. Dr., Fairfax, VA  22031 

 





Vocational Rehabilitation Scholarship

Must provide proof of disability or physical challenge

Varies

 

http://www.ed.gov/fund/grant/apply/nidrr/index.html




Voice of Democracy Program

Students 10-12 record on audio cassette a three to five minute essay on assigned topic

Not stated

 

www.vfw.org   -  programs - youth development

1-816-968-1117






Young American Creative Patriotic Art Award

Students 9-12 may submit patriotic art on paper or canvas

Not stated

 

www.ladiesauxvfw.com/ypatart.html 




Actions Speak Scholarship

FBLA member, transcript, 2 letters of recommendation telling of volunteer/fundraising activities.

$1000 - $4000

Apr 15

Future Business Leaders of America ,                     Attn: Scholarship Coordinator , 1912 Association Drive , Reston, VA  22091




AMVETS National Four-year Scholarship

Child or grandchild of veteran who is member of AMVETs

$1000

Apr 15

AMVETS National Hdq.,    4647 Forbes Bldv. ,    Lanham, MD  20706

301-459-9600  ext.3043






Heinz Food Service Scholarship

For school food service professionals who are members of the professional association  and their children. 3.0 GPA

Up to $2500

Apr. 1

American School Food Service Association                 700 S Washington St, Ste 300 Alexandria, VA  22314

703-739-3900 Ext 150

 





Lucinda Todd Book Scholarship

Minority student with 3.0 GPA who will pursue teacher education degree

$300

Apr. 7

brownfound@juno.com www.brownvboard.org/foundation/scholarships 

785-235-3939 






Alabama Home Builders Foundation Scholarship

Alabama resident pursuing a construction-related degree at an Alabama school

Not stated

April 1

800-746-4222

www.hbaa.org 




American Legion Auxiliary Scholarship

Alabama resident descendant of war veteran

$850

April 1

American Legion Auxiliary

334-262-1176






Engineering Council of Birmingham

Shelby county senior majoring in engineering

$1,000

April 1

Engineering Council of Birmingham, Inc.,  Attn: Sandy Wood,  7003 Alice Road,  McCalla, AL  35111




Jackie Robinson Scholarship

Minority, need, leadership, high academics, essay

Up to $6000

April 1

Scholarship Program, Jackie Robinson Foundation   




John Gyles Education Awards

Apply during last half of senior year, 2.7 GPA, send SASE for application

Up to $3000

April 1

Secretary, John Gyles Education Awards, PO Box 4808, Frederiction, New Brunswick  E3B 5G4  Canada    




Alabama Association of School Boards District V Fine Arts Scholarship

Completed 1st semester of Senior year.  Participated in Fine Arts at least 3 years.  3.2 GPA overall,  4.0 GPA fine arts.

$500

April 12

Mr. John Hackett, Jr.; President, AASB District V; Scholarship Selection Committee; Fairfield City Board of Education; P.O. Box 110; Fairfield, Alabama 35064.




Dolphin Scholarship

Children of members of Submarine Force, academics, need, activities

$3000

April 15

Dolphin Scholarship Foundation  ,  Attn: Scholarship Administrator  ,  5040 Virginia Beach Blvd., Ste. 104A  ,  Virginia Beach, VA   23462




Friends in Art Scholarship

Blind or visually impaired students

$1,000

April 15

Majoring in music, drama, art, or creative writing.
Contact: Harvey Miller 402 French Broad Street

Brevard, NC 28712-3410







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