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Scholarships

Scholarships for November and December

Univision Scholarship for Hispanics
Website: http://vidayfamilia.univision.com/es-el-momento/educate/noticias/article/2011-10-14/becas-univision#
As a part of the "Es El Momento" campaign, Univision has unveiled a new scholarship program for hispanic students looking to attend university. The application deadline is December 15, 2011.


CHCI Congressional Internship Program (CIP)
Website: http://www.chci.org/internships/
The purpose of CIP is to expose young Latinos to the legislative process and to strengthen their professional and leadership skills, ultimately promoting the presence of Latinos on Capitol Hill. CIP provides college students with a paid Congressional work placement on Capitol Hill for a period of twelve weeks (Spring/Fall) or eight weeks (Summer). This unmatched experience allows students to learn first hand about our nation's legislative process. The deadline for Spring is November 4, 2011.

October and November Scholarship Deadlines

 

Coca-Cola Scholarship

Contact: Ryan R. Rodriguez or Erica Ward, Program Coordinator, Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation, Inc., 1 Coca Cola Plaza NW, Atlanta, GA 30313; 404 733 5427; ryrodriguez@na.ko.com; http://www.coca-colascholars.org

Eligibility: High school seniors demonstrating leadership and academic achievement. Must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident planning to attend an accredited university. Applicants must have a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0. Applications can be requested via telephone or through website. Applicants whose parents or grandparents are employees of Coca-Cola or of a Coca-Cola bottling plant are ineligible.

Award: $10,000- $20,000 Deadline: October 31, 2011

Supreme Court Fellows Program

Contact: Administrative Director, Supreme Court of the United States, 1 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20543; (202) 479 - 3415; FellowsProgram@surpremecourt.gov; http://www.fellows.surpremecourtus.gov

Eligibility: At least one postgraduate degree, two or more years in professional experience with a record of high achievement, multi-disciplinary training, including familiarity with the judicial system.

Award: $98,000 Deadline: October 31, 2011

Intel Science Talent Search

November Deadlines

Contact: Caitlin Sullivan, Program Manager, Society for Science & the Public, 1719 N. Street NW, Washington, DC 20036; (202) 785 - 2255; sciedu@societyforscience.org; http://www.societyforscience.org

Eligibility: High school seniors. Submit a research report in science, mathematics or engineering, along with transcripts, essay questions, and recommendations. Please visit our website for complete rules and entry instructions.

Award: $1,000-$100,000 Deadline: Transcript/Recommendation due Nov 1, 2011 ; Applications due Nov 16, 2011; All

deadlines due at 8:00 pm EST.

Junior Summer Institute at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs

Contact: Princeton University, 104 Robertson Hall, Princeton, NJ 08544-1013; (609) 258 - 4836; wwsjsi@princeton.edu; http://www.ppiaprogram.org/

Eligibility: Open to students of color in their junior year of undergraduate study with a strong interest in public service and a career in domestic public policy or international affairs.

Award: Will fund entire cost of tuition, housing, meals, and transportation plus $1,000 stipend. Deadline: November 1, 2011

National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program

(GRFP)

Contact: National Science Foundation, 1818 N. Street NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC 20036- 2479; (866) 673 - 4737; info@nsfgrfp.org; http://www.fastlane.nsf.gov/grfp/ (application module; expected to open around the end of August) or http://www.nsfgrfp.org/ (general information).

Eligibility: Students interested in obtaining a research-focused Master's or PhD in in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) fields. Must be a US citizen, US National or Permanent Resident. Applicants must be enrolled in a graduate program by Fall 2011, and must have completed no more than 12 months of graduate study by August 1, 2010.

Award: $10,500 cost of education allowance plus $30,000 stipend, renewable for up to three years.

Deadline: November 1, 2011

Prudential Spirit of Community Award

Contact: Prudential, 1505 Riverview Road, P.O. Box 297, St. Peter, MN 56082; (877) 525 - 8491; info@applyists.com; http://spirit.prudential.com/view/page

Eligibility: Individuals enrolled in grades 5-12. Groups and partners are not eligible. Be legal residents of one of the 50 U.S. states or the District of Columbia. Have volunteered in the community.

Award: $1,000-$6,000 Deadline: November 1, 2011

Ron Brown Scholar Program

Contact: Ron Brown Scholar Program, 1160 Pepsi Place, Suite 206, Charlottesville, VA 22901; (434) 964 - 1588; info@ronbrown.org; http://www.ronbrown.org

Eligibility: Applicants must be current high school seniors; excel academically; demonstrate a strong sense of social responsibility and a willingness to extend themselves to others who are in need; and have financial need.

Award: $40,000 ($10,000 over 4 years) for use at any accredited 4-year college or university. Deadline: November 1, 2011 to be considered for the Ron Brown Scholar Program AND

forwarded to a select and limited number of additional scholarship providers; January 9, 2012 to be considered ONLY for the Ron Brown Scholar Program.

The Dow Jones News Fund Internship Programs

Contact: Linda Shockley, Deputy Director, Dow Jones News Fund, P.O. Box 300, Princeton, NJ 08543-0300; (609) 452 - 2820; djnf@dowjones.com; https://www.newsfund.org/

Eligibility: Paid 10-week summer internships in business reporting, multimedia editing, sports and news editing for college juniors, seniors and graduate students at newspapers, news

services and other media outlets. Candidates apply via the website, upload 500-word essay,

resume and transcripts and take required DJNF-created tests. Award: $1,000 scholarship, salary starting at $350/week Deadline: November 1, 2011

Most Valuable Student Competition – Elks National Foundation

Contact: The Elks National Foundation; http://www.elks.org/enf/scholars/mvs.cfm Eligibility: Any high school senior who is a citizen of the United States is eligible to apply;

Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks; College students are not eligible to apply; Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are signed, resident alien status does not qualify. Male and female students compete separately. Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need. Most Valuable Student scholarships are for students pursuing a four-year degree, on a full-time basis (minimum of 12 semester hours), in a U.S. college or university.

Award: 500 scholarships ranging from $1,000 - $15,000 per year. Deadline: November 2, 2011

Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowships for Minorities

Contact: Fellowships Office, Keck 576. National Research Council, The National Academies; (202) 334-2872; infofell@nas.edu; http://sites.nationalacademies.org/PGA/FordFellowships/PGA_047958

Eligibility: All citizens or nationals of the United States regardless of race, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, or sexual orientation (must have become a U.S. citizen by November 1, 2010); Individuals with evidence of superior academic achievement (such as grade point average, class rank, honors or other designations); Individuals committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level; Individuals enrolled in or planning to enroll in an eligible research-based program leading to a Ph.D. or Sc.D. degree at a U.S. educational institution; Individuals who have not earned a doctoral degree at any time, in any field.

Award: Annual stipend: $20,000; Award to the institution in lieu of tuition and fees: $2,000; Expenses paid to attend at least one Conference of Ford Fellows; Access to Ford Fellow Liaisons, a network of former Ford Fellows who have volunteered to provide mentoring and support to current fellows.

Deadline: November 14, 2011

University of Redlands Achievement Awards

Contact: Paul Driscoll, Dean of Admissions, University of Redlands, 1200 E. Colton Ave., Redlands, CA 92373; (909) 748 - 8047; financial@redlands.edu; http://www.redlands.edu/offices-directories/financial-aid/3265.aspx

Eligibility: Achievement Award given to students of high academic ability and leadership who plan on attending the University of Redlands. Minimum 3.0 GPA.

Award: Up to $13,500. Deadline: November 15, 2012

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First Freedom Student Competition (Essay and Video Categories)

Contact: Sandi Poulsen, First Freedom Center, First Freedom Competition, 1321 E. Main Street, Richmond, VA 23219-3629; (804) 643 - 1786; competition@firstfreedom.org; http://www.firstfreedom.org

Eligibility: High-school students (9th - 12th) in the United States and U.S. territories attending American schools and American home-schooled students worldwide. Examine religious freedom, its history, current importance, and relevance in today's world.

Award: Essay Award: $2,500 and Video Award: $2,500 Deadline: Deadline for online registration: Monday, November 14, 2011; Postmark Entry

Deadline for Entry and Video Upload: Saturday, November 26, 2010

Gates Millennium Scholars Program

Significant scholarships awarded through generous donations by Bill & Melinda Gates.  To be eligible, students must:  have an average of 90% or higher, be citizens or legal permanent residents of the U.S., be African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander or Hispanic American, and low-income. Essay and recommendation letter required. For an application, see Talia or go to www.gmsp.org. Deadline is January 12th!

HSF

 

The Hispanic Scholarship Fund believes that the country prospers when all Americans have access to the opportunities a college education can afford.  As the nation’s leading Hispanic higher education fund, HSF works to address the barriers that keep many Latinos from earning a college degree.

In addition to scholarship opportunities for deserving Latino students, we offer a broad range of outreach and educational programming to help students and their families navigate through the rigors of college life.

For more information please visit: http://hsf.net/

Scholarships

Deadline Scholarship Name Award Details
10/02/11 Wendy’s High School Heisman Award

Awards vary

and range from certificates to $500 gift card and national recognition on ESPN

Applicant must: a scholar athlete who demonstrates leadership within his school; have at least a “B” average; participate in at least one school-sponsored sport

 

On-line application information: www.wendysheisman.com