Other Scholarship Opportunities

The following is a listing of some outside scholarships for which New School Students may be eligible to apply. Please contact the sponsoring organization for more information. These opportunities are listed for informational purposes only. The New School does not endorse or guarantee the scholarships that are listed.

Music: Scholarship: CHCI Scholarship targeting US-citizen Latino students in Music and other Performing Arts majors
Sponsored by: Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute
Website: www.chci.org/scholarships/
Deadline: April 16, 2011
Award Amount: $1,000 community college or AA/AS granting institution, $2,500 four-year academic institution, $5,000 graduate-level institution
Qualifications: Full-time enrollment in a United States Department of Education accredited community college, four-year university, or graduate/professional program during the period for which scholarship is requested; demonstrated financial need; consistent, active participation in public and/or community service activities; strong writing skills; U.S. citizenship or legal permanent residency
Contact: 202.543.1771, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, 911 Second Street, N.E., Washington, DC 20002
Adult Students: Scholarship: Arts Scholarship for Mature Women
Sponsored by: National League of American Pen Women (NLAPW), Inc
Website: www.americanpenwomen.org
Deadline: October 15
Award Amount: $1,000
Qualifications: Applicant must be a female U.S. citizen who is at least age 35 and must submit description of background, proposal for use of money, and three prints (4x6 or larger) of work in any medium: oil, water color, original works on paper, sculpture, or photography. Photographs should be submitted as 4x6 or larger prints Contact: National League of American Pen Women (NLAPW), Inc.
1300 Seventeenth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036-1973 United States
Scholarship: Letters Scholarship for Mature Women
Website: www.americanpenwomen.org/
Deadline: October 1
Award Amount: $1,000
Qualifications: Applicant must be a female U.S. citizen age 35 or over and must submit background. National League of American Pen Women (NLAPW), Inc.
1300 Seventeenth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036-1973 United States
Scholarship: 2010 Women's Forum Education Award
Sponsored by: Women's Forum Inc.
Website: www.wfnewyork.org/edfund-app/application.pdf
Deadline: November 20
Award Amount: $5,000
Qualification: Reside in New York, must by 35 years old, pursuing 1st BA in college since 2008-2009 academic year. Enrolled at least 6 credits in 2009-2010 year. Have at least an additional semester undergrad.
New York Residents: Scholarship: Edward J. McFadden Scholarship
Sponsored by: Isabella Geriatric Center
Website: www.isabella.org/scholarship/mcfadden.htm
Deadline: March 1
Qualifications: Student must be a high school senior living in Washington Heights or Inwood; must attend school in New York City north of 155th Street; Must have a GPA of 3.0 or above with demonstrated community service
Award Amount: Varies
Contact: J. McFadden Scholarship; Isabella Geriatric Center Marketing Department; 515 Audobon Ave.; New York, NY 10040; 212.342.9200
Scholarship: Albert Shanker College Scholarship Fund
Sponsored by: United Federation of Teachers
Website: www.uft.org/member/education/shanker/
Deadline: August 15
Award Amount: $1,250 per year
Qualifications: 200 scholarships to NYC public high school graduates with high academic standing and demonstrated leadership in school and the community. Applicant must meet Pell Grant requirements.
Contact: 212.529.2110
Scholarship: New York State Scholarship for Academic Excellence
Sponsored by: HUSK
Website: www.hesc.com/content.nsf/2/nys_scholarships_for_academic_excellence
Deadline: December
Award Amount: $1,500 per year
Qualifications: Top-ranked graduating seniors at each high school attending universities.
Contact: 888.677.4372, 99 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12255
Scholarship: The Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship Program
Sponsored by: NYSED.gov
Website: www.nysed.gov
Deadline: March 1
Award Amount: $1,500
Qualifications: High academic achievement, NY state residents
Contact: 518.486.5202, Pre-Collegiate Prep Programs and Scholarships, NY State Education Dept., Room 967, Education Building Addition, Albany, NY 12234
Undergraduates Scholarship: AXA Achievement Community Scholarship Program
Sponsored by: AXA Acheivement Scholarship of America
Website: www.axa-equitable.com/axa-foundation
Deadline: December 15
Award Amount: $2,000
Qualifications: High school students (seniors) with outstanding achievement in school, the community, or the work place. Must be a U.S. resident/citizen planning to enroll full-time in a U.S. 2- to 4-year college or university.
Contact: 800.537.4180, PO Box B297, Saint Peter, MN 56082
Scholarship: Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholarship Program
Sponsored by: Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholarship Program
Website: www.rmhc.org
Deadline: February 16
Award Amount: $1,000
Qualifications: High school seniors eligible to attend a 2- to 4-year college or university. Must be a U.S. resident 21 years or younger with a minimum 2.7 GPA
Contact: RMHC U.S. Scholarship Program, International Scholarship and Tuition Services, P.O Box 22376 Nashville, TN 37202
Scholarship: Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarships
Sponsored by: Jackie Robinson Foundation
Website: www.jackierobinson.org
Deadline: June 15
Award Amount: $7,500 per year
Qualifications: Transcript, ACT or SAT score, letters of recommendation, financial needs of minority students aspiring to attend 4 year accredited colleges or universities.
Contact: JRF, ATTN: Scholarship Application, 75 Varick St. 2nd Floor, NY, NY 10013
Scholarship: Ron Brown Scholarship Program
Sponsored by: Ron Brown Scholarship Program
Web Site: www.ronbrown.org
Email: Info@ronbrown.org
Award Amount: $10,000 per year
Qualifications: African American high school seniors who will make significant contributions to society. Applicants must excel academically, exhibit exceptional leadership potential, participate in community service activities, demonstrate financial need and be a U.S. citizen
Contact: (P) 434.964.1588/ (F) 434.964.1589, Ron Brown Scholarship Program, 1160 Pepsi Place, Suite 206 Charlottesville, VA 22901
Scholarship: Surfrider Foundation, Thomas Pratte Memorial Scholarship
Sponsored By:
Surfrider Foundation Website: www.surfridersjsc.org
Email: prattescholarship@surfrider.org
Deadline: March 15
Qualifications: For undergraduate students with an interest in coastal environmental sciences such as oceanography, marine affairs, environmental sciences, public policy, community planning, and natural resources. Must have a satisfactory GPA
Award Amount: $1,000
Contact: Surf Rider Foundation, ATTN: Pratte Application P.O. Box 6010 San Clemente, CA 92674-6010 or P.O. Box 760 Belmar, NJ 07719
Scholarship: Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarships
Sponsored by: Vegetarian Resource Group
Website: www.vrg.org/student/scholar
Email: vrg@vrg.org
Deadline: February 20
Qualifications: High school seniors who have promoted vegetarianism in schools and communities. Compassion, courage, and a strong commitment to promoting a peaceful world through a vegetarian diet/lifestyle. Must attend a U.S. college.
Award Amount: $10,000
Contact: 410.366.8343, The Vegetarian Resource Group, P.O Box 1463, Baltimore, MD 21203
Scholarship: Tupperware U.S., Inc. Scholarship
Sponsored by: Tupperware U.S., Inc
Website: www.scholarshipprograms.org
Email: susanjlee@bellsouth,net
Deadline: December 1
Qualifications: Child of a Tupperware employee, senior in high school with GPA of 2.0 or better, must plan to attend accredited 2/4 year college, university, or tech college in the U.S. and have financial need
Award Amount: $1,000
Contact: 864.268.3363
Creative Writing: Scholarship: Scholastic Art & Writing Award
Sponsored by: Art Institutes
Website: www.artinstitutes.edu/
Deadline: December 31
Award Amount: $10,000
Art Institutes
210 Sixth Ave, 33rd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
Scholarship: Dr. Seuss' Oh, The Places You'll Go College Scholarship Program
Sponsored by: Random House
Web Site: www.seussville.com/ohtheplaces
Deadline: Feburary 15
Award Amount: $5,000
Qualifications: High school seniors, original literary composition in essay/memoir format, 500 words or less, must be an original work.
Contact: Oh, The Places Scholarship Program C/O Random House Children's Books, 1745 Broadway, Mail Drop 10-3 NY, NY 10019
Scholarship: Akademos, Inc.
Sponsored by: Akademos, Inc.
Website: www.textbookx.com/scholarship
Deadline: October 31st
Award Amount: $2,500
Qualification: Competition/ talent/ interest in writing/ journalism. 250-750 word essay based on question posted on website. Enrolled in good standing, cannot be a relative or friend or Akademos Employee. (International students must have a visa.)
Scholarship: The Fountainhead Essay Contest
Sponsored by: The Ayn Rand Institute
Website: www.aynrand.org/site/pageserver?pagename=education_contests_tf
Deadline: April 25
Qualifications: H.S Senior, international or non-citizen may apply. for essay topic see website.
Award Amount: $500-$10,000
Contact: Department W, the Ayn Rand Institute P.O. Box 57044 Irvine, CA92619-7044
Fashion Design: Scholarship: Passion for Fashion Competition
Sponsored by: Art Institutes
Website: www.artinstitutes.edu/
Deadline: November 19
Award Amount: $3,000
Qualifications: Applicant must be a female U.S. citizen age 35 or over and must submit background. Essay is required for both competitions. Process book and a finished, originally designed evening wear garment product are mandatory for Fashion Design applicants, while a finished and original Fashion Marketing, Fashion Merchandizing, or Retail Management product or plan is required for Fashion Design, Marketing, & Retail Management applicants. Art Institutes
210 Sixth Ave, 33rd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
Scholarship: Fashion Scholarship Fund
Sponsored by: Fashion Scholarship Fund
Website: www.fashionscholarshipfund.org/staging/
Deadline: Open
Award Amount: various
Design Majors: Scholarship: CSA Stella Blum Research Grant
Website: www.costumesocietyamerica.com
Email: national.office@costumesocietyamerica.com
Qualifications: The grant is meant to support an undergraduate CSA student member working in the field of North American Costuming. Costume design students who are interested in the program must write for further information and application materials.
Amount: $3,000
Scholarship: Woman’s Studio Workshop
Website: www.wsworkshop.org/_art_opp/grants.htm
Deadline: April 1, 2009
Open: Undergraduate Art or design students
Scholarship: Adele Filene Student Travel Award: Costume Society of America
Website: www.costumesocietyamerica.com/
GrantsAwards/adelefilene.html

Deadline: March 1st
Open: Members of the Costume Society: Undergraduate Seniors
STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES
The Anne Ford Scholarship
WesSite: www.ncld.org/press/
E-mail: AFScholarship@ncld.org
Telephone: 212.545.7510
Qualifications: You must write a 750-1,000-word essay describing your disability and how it has affected your life, including all aspects. Please see website for specific information.
Amount: $10,000
Scholarship: Kenneth Jernigan Scholarship
Website: www.nfb.org/scholarships
Deadline: March 31
Open: Full time undergraduate students who are legally blind
Scholarship: Bothmer Fellowship
Sponsored by: Metropolitan Museum of Art
Website: www.metmuseum.org/
Deadline: November 3
Award Amount: $20,000-$26,000
Qualifications: Preference is given to applicant who will profit the most from using the resources of Greek or Roman art department of the museum. Applicant must submit outline of thesis. Award is for research at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10028-0198
Scholarship: ARTS- Arts Recognition and Talent Search
Sponsored by: National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts
Website: www.artsawards.org/
Deadline: June 1, early deadline, October 1 regular deadline
Award Amount: $1,000-$3,000
Qualifications: U.S. or a U.S. territory citizenship required of all except of music/jazz applicants National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts
800 Brickell Avenue, Suite 500
Miami, FL 33131
Scholarship: National Make-It Yourself Wool Competition
Sponsored by: American Sheep Industry Women
Website: www.sheepusa.org/miww_contest_information
Email: Levi@midrivers.com
Deadline: January 1
Qualifications: Fashion/apparel design, contestants must select, construct and model their own garments. Must model Garments, must use 100 percent wool or wool blend. The entire garment body will be judged on appropriateness to contestant's life style, presentation, construction, quality and creativity
Award Amount: $1,000
Contact: 406.636.2036, National Make It With Wool Competition, Marie Leh Felist, Box 175 Lavina, MT 59046
Differently-Abled Students: Scholarship: National Federation for the Blind Scholarships
Sponsored by: NFB Scholarship Committee
Website: www.nfb.org/nfb/scholarship_program.asp?SNID=561717
Deadline: March 31
Qualifications: Student must be a high school senior, full-time in a post-secondary institution, legally blind in both eyes, and must be a U.S. resident
Award Amount: $3,000-$12,000
Contact: ATTN: Mr. Anil Lewis; National Federation of the Blind at Jernigan Place, 200 East Wells Street, Baltimore, MD 21230, 410.659.9314 x2415
Scholarship: Lighthouse Scholarships and Career Awards
Sponsored by: Lighthouse Scholarships and Career Awards
Website: www.lighthouse.org/aboutus/lighthouse-events/scholarships-and-career-awards/
Qualifications: Must be an outstanding student who has overcome the challenges of vision loss; Must be legally blind and planning to attend a higher education institution
Award Amount; $5,000
Contact: Lighthouse Scholarships and Career Awards, 111 East 59th Street, New York, NY 10022, 212.821.9428
Scholarship: Cystic Fibrosis Scholarship Fund
Sponsored by: Cystic Fibrosis Scholarship Foundation
Website: www.cfscholarship.org
Deadline: March 21
Qualifications: Student must be a high school senior with Cystic Fibrosis, planning to attend an undergraduate college or university
Award Amount: $1,000/year
Contact: Cystic Fibrosis Scholarship Foundation, 1555 Sherman Ave #116, Evanston, IL 60201
Scholarship: Barbara Davies Troisi Foundation
Sponsored by: Barbara Davies Troisi Foundation
Deadline: Varies
Qualifications: Students with reading and learning disabilities in the New York and New Jersey area are eligible
Award Amount: $1,000-$2,000
Contact: Barbara Davies Troisi Foundation, 230 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10169
Scholarship: Anne Ford and Allegra Ford Scholarship
Sponsored by: Anne Ford Scholarship National Center for Learning Disabilities, INC.
Website: www.ncld.org/
Deadline: December
Qualifications: Student must be a high school senior with learning disability/ies, pursuing and undergraduate degree; Must have demonstrated financial need; Must be a U.S. citizen; Must have a 3.0 GPA or higher
Contact: Anne Ford Scholarship, National Center for Learning Disabilities Inc., 381 Park Ave. South, Suite 1401, New York, NY 10016-8806
Minority Students: Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute
Website: www.chci.org
Qualifications: Must be of Hispanic origin; demonstrate financial need, consistent and active participation in public service-oriented activities. Must be accepted into an accredited institution and be enrolled as full-time student. Applications are available online.
National Urban League
Amount: $2,000
Address: National Urban League Scholarship Programs
120 Wall Street
New York, NY 10005
Telephone: 888-839-0467
Website: www.nul.org/scholarships.html
Qualifications: African American from low- and moderate-income families in urban communities.
Scholarship: Dr. Julianne Malveaux Scholarship
Sponsored by: The National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc.
Website: www.nanbpwc.org/scholarshipapplications.asp
Deadline: March 1
Qualifications: For undergraduate female, African-American students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher, and U.S. Citizenship; Student must submit a 1,000 word essay on "Your Career Plans and their Relevance to Dr. Julianne Malveaux's Program Theme: 'Black Women's Hands Can Rock the World'".
Award Amount: Varies
Contact: Education@nanbpwc.org, NANBPWC 1806 New Hampshire Ave. N.W., Washington, DC, 202.483.4206
Scholarship: Hispanic Scholarship Fund/General College Scholarship
Sponsored by: Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Website: www.hsf.net/scholarships.aspx?.id=426
Qualifications: Student must be a high school senior of Hispanic heritage, a U.S. citizen per Residency Card or passport stamped 1-551, planning to enroll at an accredited college or university, with a 3.0 GPA
Award Amount: $1,000-$5,000
Contact: 55 Second St. Suite 1500, San Francisco, CA 94105, 877.HSF.INFO
Scholarship: Los Padres Foundation
Sponsored by: Los Padres Foundation
Website: www.lospadresfoundation.org/LDFapplicationshomepage.html
Deadline: Varies
Qualifications: Must be a Latino Student enrolled at a 2-4 year school with a 3.0 GPA or higher; Must be a U.S. citizen
Award Amount: Varies
Contact: Los Padres Foundation, P.O. Box 8421, Molean, VA 22106, 877.843.7555
Scholarship: National Scholarship
Sponsored by: The National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc.
Website: www.nanbpwc.org/scholarshipapplications.asp
Deadline: March 1
Qualifications: Student must have a 3.0 GPA and be a high school senior; Must submit an essay on "Why education is important to me".
Award Amount: Varies
Contact: Education@nanbpwc.org; NANBPWC 1806 New Hampshire Ave. N.W., Washington DC, 202.483.4206
Scholarship: Newhouse Foundation Scholarship
Sponsored by: University of Maryland
Website: www.nabj.org/programs/scholarships/story/55p-813c.php
Deadline: March
Qualifications: Student must be a high school senior and a member of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ—membership fee is $35); Student's course of study must be in the communication field, Must have a 3.0 GPA, Must work on the campus newspaper
Award Amount: Up to $5,000 renewable
Contact: NABJ Scholarships, University of Maryland, 8701 Adelphi Rd., Adelphi, MD 20783; 866.479.6225
Scholarship: The Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program
Sponsored by: Jackie Robinson Foundation
Website: www.jackierobinson.org/
Deadline: March 31
Qualifications: U.S. Citizen, Minority high school student with demonstrated leadership and financial need attending a 4-year college or university
Award Amount: $7,500
Contact: ATTN: Scholarship Application, 75 Varick St., 2nd floor, New York, NY 10013
Scholarship: Ron Brown Scholarship
Sponsored by: Ron Brown Scholar Program
Website: www.ronbrown.org
Deadline: Nov 1/Jan 9
Qualifications: African-American high school seniors with academic merit, leadership, demonstrated community service and financial need; Must be a U.S. resident
Award Amount: $10,000/year (renewable for 3 years)
Contact: Ron Brown Scholar Program, 1160 Pepsi Place, Suite 206, Charlottesville, VA, 22901, 434.964.1580
Scholarship: New York State Native American Education Unit
Sponsored by: NYSED.gov
Website: emsc.nysed.gov/RSS/natamer
Deadline: Fall: July 15; Spring: Dec 31; Summer: May 20
Qualifications: Native American Student enrolled in a 2-4 year college or educational institution; must be on tribal roll of NY (see website for tribe listing)
Award Amount: $2,000/year for 4 years
Contact: Native American Indian Education Unit, State Education Department, Rm. 374 Education Building Annex, Albany, NY 12234
Scholarship: The Gates Millenium Scholars
Sponsored by: The Gates Millenium Scholars
Website: nominations.gmsp.org/gmsp_app/
Deadline: January
Qualifications: Multi-ethnic background U.S. citizen; 3.3 GPA; Enrolling for the first time at an accredited college or university; demonstrated leadership ability; active in the community; must complete 3 required forms
Award Amount: Varies
Contact: Gates Millenium Scholars, P.O. Box 1434, Alexandria, VA 22313, 877.690.4677
Scholarship: Whitney H. Young Jr. Memorial Scholarship
Sponsored by: The New York Urban League
Website: www.nyul.org/nyul_scholarships .html
Deadline: April
Qualifications: Aftican-American, Latino, Asian-American, or Native American High School graduates or GED equivalent; excellent character and leadership skills; Resident of New York City; admitted to an accredited college; average of 80
Award Amount: Up to $2,500/year
Contact: The New York Urban League Education Department, ATTN: Whitney H. Young Jr. Memorial Scholarship, 204 W. 136th St. New York, NY 10030, 212.926.8000
Amount: Varies
Scholarship: Multicultural Scholarship Program
Telephone: 803.732.6222
Website: www.naca.org
Qualifications: Must be African American, Hispanic, Native American, Asian /Pacific Islander. You must write a letter requesting an application.
Amount: Varies
Scholarship: Catching The Dream Scholarship
Website: www.ucar.edu/soars/catchdream.html
Email: nscholarsh@aol.com
Qualifications: Must be ¼ or more Native American, and be enrolled w/a US tribe. Must be an undergraduate, full time student, with high GPA, SAT and ACT scores.
Amount: Varies
Scholarship: Sallie Mae first in my family scholarship program
Website: www.thesalliemaefund.org/smfnew/
scholarship/first_family.html

Deadline: April 15
Open: Full time, undergraduate, of Hispanic background
Scholarship: Various
Website: hispanicfund.org
Deadline: Various from March to September
Open: Undergraduate students with a Hispanic background
Scholarship: NAACP/ Lillian & Samuel Sutton Education Scholarship
Website: www.naacp.org
Application: http://www.naacp.org/work/education/Suttonappl.pdf
Qualifications: NAACP offers several scholarships, and some do not require NAACP membership. This scholarship is renewable, and should be explored online. You can receive an application online or in Scholarship Foundation.
Amount: $1,000-$2,000
Scholarship: Jack & Jill of America Foundation
Sponsored by: Jack & Jill of America Foundation
Website: www.jackandjillfoundation.org
Deadline: March 14
Award Amount: $2,500
Qualification: 4 year colleges only, GPA 3.0, high school senior accredited, post secondary institution, working towards a BA degree. African American and legal resident of The United States, resume, 60 hours complete active community service 12 months, leadership, essay, and official transcript from high school.
Scholarship: HCF Scholars Program
Sponsored by: Hispanic College Fund
Website: www.hispanicfund.org
Award Amount: $500-$5,000
Qualification: Minimum of 3.0 GPA, Us Citizen or legal perm. resident with a valid Permanent Resident Card or passport stamped I-551, pursuing Undergraduate or Graduate Degree. Full time enrollment to accredited institution in the U.S., Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam. Must be of Hispanic background. Financial Need.
Scholarship: Denny's Single Parent Student Scholarship
Sponsored by: Hispanic College Fund
Website: scholarships.hispanicfund.org
Deadline: February 16
Award amount: $500-$1,500
Qualification: Hispanic background, US citizen or permanent resident. Must be accepted plan to enroll in a college university, or technical school. GPA of 3.0 and better. Financial Need. Single parent, Must agree in program publicity.
Scholarship: RDW Group, Inc. Minority Scholarship for Communications
Sponsored by: The Rhode Island Foundation
Website: www.rifoundation.org
Deadline: April 29
Award Amount: $2,000
Qualification: Must be a Rhode Island Resident
Scholarship: Little People of America
Sponsored by: The Little People of America Association
Website: www.lpaonline.org
Deadline: April 22
Award Amount: $250-$1,000
Qualifications: People who are 4'10" or less, personal statement of 500 words or less, (3) letters of recommendation, professional reference, and transcripts
Contact: 888.LPA.2001 or 714.368.3689, Anthony Conner (VP of Programs, Little People of America. Inc.) 250 El Camino Real Suite 201Tustin, CA 92780
Scholarship: TCI Scholarship
Sponsored by: Tall Clubs International
Website: www.tall.org/scholarships
Deadline: Must inquire re: scholarship program in your area
Award Amount: $1,000
Qualifications: Women 5'10"/men 6'2" under 21 years of age who plan to attend college in fall
Contact: 888-I-M-Tall-2 or 888.468.2552, Tall Clubs International, P.O. Box 441 Portland, OR 972207
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Students League Foundation Scholarship: Website: www.LEAGUE-att.org/foundation
Email: ATTLEAGUE@aol.com
Qualifications: Must be a legal U.S. citizen, and a HS senior that has been accepted full-time to an accredited institution. You must have a 3.0 GPA, be actively involved in community service and consider yourself gay, lesbian, bisexual or transsexual.
Amount: $1,500
General: Scholarship: JW Saxe Memorial Fund for Public Service
Sponsored By: JW Saxe Memorial Fund
Website: www.jwsaxefund.org/apply.php
Deadline: 03/15/2011
Qualifications: College or university students involved in public service. The award is meant to enable the student to gain practical experience in public service by taking a no-pay or low-pay job or internship during a summer or other term. Preference will be given to applicants who have already found such a position but require additional funds.
Award Amount: $2000
Contact: JW Saxe Memorial Fund, 1524 31st Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20007-3074
Ruth Saxe, President, ruthsaxe@aol.com or Elinor Sachse, VP and Secretary, sachsedc@verizon.net
Scholarship: TextbookX.com Scholarship
Amount: $250-$1,000
Web Site: www.textbookx.com/scholarship
Qualifications: Must be a current undergraduate or graduate student, a legal US resident or international student with a visa. Must submit an application online, writing a 200-750 word essay on the topic, "When is war justified?" You must make reference to a book that has had significant influence on your response to the question.
Scholarship: Burger King Scholars Program
Sponsored by: Have it Your Way Foundation
Website: haveityourwayfoundation.org/burger_king_scholars_programs.html
Deadline: February
Qualifications; Student must be a high school senior that excels academically while working part-time and being actively involved in their community; must be planning to attend post-secondary school
Award Amount: $1,000
Contact: BK_HIYWFoundation@whopper.com, Have it Your Way Foundation, INC., 5505 Blue Lagoon Dr., Miami, FL 33126, 305.378.3186
Scholarship: Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund
Sponsored by: Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund
Website: www.davisputter.org
Deadline: April 1
Qualifications: Students actively working for peace and justice; must demonstrate financial need; Must work to promote civil rights, economic justice and international solidarity; Student must be enrolling in an accredited college or university
Award Amount: Up to $8,000
Contact: Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 7307, New York, NY 10116-7307
Scholarship: New Jersey Vietnam Veterans' Memorial Foundation 2010 Scholarship Program
Sponsored by: NJVVMF
Website: njvvmf.org/scholarship
Deadline: April 9
Qualifications: High school seniors from NJ planning to further their education at a college or university, must submit an essay (see website for details)
Award Amount: $2,500
Contact: NJVVMF, 1 Memorial Lane; P.O. Box 648, Holmdel, NJ 07733, 732.335.0033
Scholarship: John L. Carey Scholarship
Sponsored by: The AICPA
Website: ceae.aicpa.org
Deadline: April 1
Award Amount: $5,000 per year
Qualification: Having obtained a Liberal Arts, non-business related Undergraduate Degree from a regionally accredited institution in the United States prior to enrolling in a graduate accounting program. Intending to pursue a CPA certificate. Full Time (9 Sem. Hours or Equiv.) Student for Fall 2010 and Spring 2011. US. Citizen.
Scholarship: Target All-Around Scholarship
Web Site: www.target.com
Qualifications: Applicant must be a HS graduate or a current college full time undergraduate student. Must be a legal US resident with at least a 2.0 GPA and be under 24 years old. Applications are available online or at a local Target store.
Amount: $1,000-$10,000
Amount: $200-$1,000
Scholarship: Hands Essay Contest
Website: blog.scholarships.com/?p=486
Deadline: July 4
Open: Full-time graduate and undergraduate students
Scholarship: Grace LeGendre Endowment Fund
Website: www.gracelegendre.org/files/index.php?id=11
Deadlines: Various from February to September
Open: Undergraduate and Graduate students: various grants and fellowships
Scholarship: All-Ink.com College Scholarship
Website: www.all-ink.com/
Deadlines: There are four review cycles annually. Upcoming deadlines are: May 1, 2011, August 1, 2011, November 1, 2011, February 1, 2012
Award Amount: $1,000
Open: Applicant must be enrolled or is planning to enroll in an accredited college or university with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and submit two separate essays.
1460 North Main Street
Spanish Fork, UT 84660 United States
Scholarship: The JD. Edsal Advertising Scholarship
Sponsored by: The Rhode Island Foundation
Website: www.rifoundation.org/scholarships/scholarshipopportunities
Deadline: April 30
Award Amount: $1,000
Qualification: Students studying advertising, undergraduate sophomore or higher, R.I. residence, financial need.
Scholarship: Health Research Training Program
Sponsored by: NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Website: www.nyc.gov/health/hrtpE-mail: hrtp@health.nyc.gov
Deadline: August 15
Award Amount: varies
Qualification: NYC residency required, HRTP student application, sealed official transcript, letter of recommendation, personal statement, resume, pre-employment form, GPA 3.0 or better
Scholarship: NYWICI Foundation Scholarship Program
Sponsored by: NYWICI
Website: www.nywici.org/foundation/scholarships
Deadline: January 29
Award Amount: $10,000
Qualification: Academic excellence, need and involvement in the field of communications. Undergraduate levels GPA 3.2 or better, permanent residence of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, or Pennsylvania. Advertising, broadcasting, or communications, English, film, journalism, marketing, new media, or public relations.
Scholarship: The Greenlinding Academy Fellowship
Sponsored by: The Greenlinding Institute
Website: www.greenlinding.org
Email: academy@greenlinding.org
Deadline: February 12
Award Amount: $1,700 per month (associate program) and $33,800 per year + health (fellowship program) Qualification: Talented, self-motivated individuals committed to equality and justice, ability to work well with diverse groups, strong personal initiative and motivation, leadership experience or potential meaningful involvement in school, the workplace or community, open to new ideas.
Scholarship: Herbert Whitman, Jr. Scholarship Fund
Sponsored by: Urban Financial Services Coalition Scholarship Program
Website: weww.ufscfoundation.org
Email: jwood@lisc.org
Deadline: April 30
Award Amount: $2,000-$2,500
Qualification: Financial need, leadership, career goals, essay. Freshman business, finance technical or business related course work. GPA 3.0 or better. 1.5 to 3 years full time student, reference letter, financial data.
Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund
Website: www.davisputter.org/apply.html
Deadline: April 1st
Award amount: $10,000
Qualification: Active participation in struggles for civil rights, economic justice, international solidarityor other progressive issues. Financial need and academic performance. Graduate/ Undergraduate level. Letters of support from 2 people, political work, FAFSA, and a passport-like photo.
Scholarship: Coca-Cola Scholars
Sponsored by: Coca Cola Scholars Foundation
Website: www.coca-colascholars.org
Email: scholars@na.ko.com
Award amount: $10,000-$20,000 yearly
Qualification: Support for any chosen course of study at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution. Min GPA 3.0
Scholarship: New York Women In Communications Foundation 2010 Scholarship Program
Sponsored by: New York Women in Communications
Website: www.nywici.org/foundation/scholarships
Deadline: January 31st
Award Amount: $10,000
Qualification: Permanent resident of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, or Pennsylvania. Must be member of New York Women In Communications in good standing. GPA of 3.2 or better.
Scholarship:
-Richard J. Roth Journalism Fellowship
-Richard A. Wiebe Public Service Fellowship
-James L. Biggane Fellowship in Finance and Fiscal Studies
-Legislative Fellows Program
E-mail: student@senate.state.ny.us
Deadline: April 9
Award Amount: Afforded the opportunity to senate office positions
Qualification: College juniors and seniors
Scholarship: Intel Talent Search Sponsored by: Society for Science and The Public
Website: www.societyforscience.org
Deadline: November 18
Award Amount: $7,500 - $100,000
Qualification: Recommendation by 3 teachers, high school tanscript. Enrolled last year secondary school (U.S., Puerto Rico, Guam, Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Wake Islands, or The Marianas.) U.S. Citizen.
Scholarship: The Hopkins Sommer Scholars
Sponsored by: the John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Website: www.JHSPH.edu/sommerscholars
Email: sommerscholars@jhsph.edu
Deadline: December 1
Award Amount: $19,080 per year
Qualification: Excellent academic background and have demonstrated their ability to make an impact in the field of public health. 3 letters of recommendation, transcript (Official), resume.
Scholarship: Eileen J Garrett Scholarship
Sponsored by: Parapsychology Foundation
Website: www.parapsychology.org
Email: office@parapsychology.org
Qualifications: Demonstrate previous interest in parapsychology by including sample of writings, (3) letters of reference from people familiar with applicant's work and/or studies in parapsychology
Award Amount: $3,000
Contact: 212.628.1550, Parapsychology Foundation P.O. Box 1562 NY, NY 10021
Scholarship: Patrick Kerr Skateboard Scholarship
Sponsored by: Patrick Kerr
Website: www.skateboardingscholarship.org
Deadline: April 20
Qualifications: Essay, letters of recommendation, high school transcripts, special consideration for skateboard activism
Award Amount: $1,000-$5,000
Contact: (F) 215.663.5897, P.O. Box 2054, Jenkin Town, PA 19046
Scholarship: Kor Memorial Scholarship
Sponsored by: Klingon Language Institute
Website: www.kli.org/scholarships
Deadline: June 1
Qualifications: Full-time students in a program leading to a degree in a field of language study. Academic accomplishment, nominating letter from chair, head or dean profiling the individual's accomplishments, (2) additional letters of recommendation, a brief statement re: goals and purpose with respect to course of study.
Award Amount: $500
Contact: Klingon Language Institute, Kor Memorial Scholarship, P.O. Box 634 Flourtown, PA 19301
Scholarship: Li Liane Webb Art Scholarship/SPAACSE Scholarship
Sponsored by: The Society of Performers, Artists, Athletes, and Celebrities for Space Exploring
Website: www.spaacse.org
Email: scholarships@spaacse.org
Deadline: June 10
Qualifications: See website for info.
Award Amount: $1,000
Contact: 321.452.1559, SPAACSE 2023 N. Atlantic Ave, Cocoa Beach, FL 32931
Scholarship: The Jeanne E Bray Memorial Scholarship
Sponsored by: National Rifle Association (Scholarships)
Website: www.nrahq.org.law/lebenefits.asp
Deadline: November 15
Qualifications: Dependent children of public law enforcement officers who have been killed in the line of duty and who were members of the NRA at the time of their deaths or dependents of retired law enforcement officers who are current NRA members.
Award Amount: $1,000 per semester for (4) years
Contact: 703.267.1311 National Rifle Association of America, 11250 Waples Mill Road, Fairfax, VA 22030 (ATTN: Sandy S. Elkin)
Scholarship: MENSA Education and Research Foundation Scholarship
Sponsored by: SNYM Scholarships
Website: www.mensafoundation.org/am/template.cfm?section=scholarships1
Deadline: January 15
Qualifications: U.S. citizen planning to enroll in a degree program/accredited
Award Amount: $300-$1,000
Contact: GNYM Scholarships P.O Box 5122 Hauppauge, NY 11788
Scholarship: Frank O'Neill Memorial Scholarship
Sponsored by: Easyaid.com
Website: www.easyaid.com/scholarship_form.html
Deadline: December 31
Qualifications: Students planning to attend a university must submit an essay on topic provided (see website for details). *must not be receiving another award from another source.
Award Amount: $1,500
Contact: American Student Financial Aid 27805 Jones Blvd. #3416 Las Vegas, NV 89146
Scholarship: Ruth Whitney Scholarship from Glamour Magazine
Sponsored by: NYWICI Foundation 2011 Scholarship Program
Website: www.nywici.org/foundation/scholarships
Deadline: March
Qualifications: Student must have a GPA of 3.2 or higher, be a high school senior, be a resident of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, or Pennsylvania, with an interest in pursuing a career in communication; Student must submit an essay (see website for details)
Award Amount: $10,000
Contact: NYWICI 2011 Scholarship Program, 355 Lexington Ave. 15th Floor, New York, Ny 10017-6603, 212.297.2133
Scholarship: Columbus Citizen's Foundation College Scholarship
Sponsored by: Columbus Citizens Foundation
Website: www.columbuscitizensfd.org/scollege.shtml
Deadline: February
Qualifications: For students of Italian descent from a household with an income of $25,000 or less, with demonstrated community service, a 3.25 GPA, residing in CT, DE, MA, MD, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, or V
Award Amount: Varies
Contact: 8 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10021; 212.229.9923
Graduate Students: Scholarship: National Research Council of the National Academies
Website: www.nationalacademies.org/rap
Deadlines: There are four review cycles annually. Upcoming deadlines are: May 1, 2011, August 1, 2011, November 1 2011, February 1, 2012
Award Amount: $42,000 - $75,000
Qualifications: For recent PhD recipients, and graduate entry level stipends. The awards provide the opportunity for recipients to do independent research in some of the best-equipped and staffed laboratories in the United States. Research opportunities are open to U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and for some of the laboratories, foreign nationals.
Scholarship: 2012 Ford Diversity Fellowships Program for Achieving Excellence in College and University Teaching
Website: http://sites.nationalacademies.org/PGA/FordFellowships/index.htm
Deadlines: Predoctoral:November 14, 2011, Dissertation: November 17,2011, Postdoctoral: November 17,2011
Award Amount: Predoctoral-$20,000 to the fellow, institutional allowance of $2,000 for three years; Dissertation-$21,000 for one year; Postdoctoral-$40,000 for one year, $1500 employing institution allowance, to be matched by employing institution
Qualifications: U.S. Citizen or National Planning a career in teaching and research at the college or university level in a research-based field of Science, social science or humanities
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Approximately 60 predoctoral, 35 dissertation, and20 postdoctoral fellowships sponsored by the Ford Foundation and administeredby the National Research Council of the National Academies.
Contact: Fellowships Office, National Research Council of The National Academies, 500 Fifth Street NW Keck 576, Washington, DC 20001. Phone: 202.334.2872
Scholarship: George and Marion Plossl Doctoral Dissertation Competition
Website: www.apics.org/
Deadlines: December 31
Award Amout: $500-$2,500 up to 5 winners
Qualifications: Production/Operation management
Scholarship: Kress Travel Fellowship
Website: www.kressfoundation.org/
Deadlines: November 30
Award Amout: $1,000-$10,000
Qualifications: Fellowship allows students to travel to view materials essential for the completion of dissertation research.
Scholarship: Mayme and Herb Frank Scholarship Program
Sponsored by: The Ashburn Institute
Website: www.ashburninstitute.org/frankscholarship
Email: info@ashburninstitute.org
Deadline: October 1s
Award Amount: $2,000
Qualification: Graduate Students of strong academic standing who have completed thesis related to international integration and/or federalism, an independent study project relating to international integration and federalism.
Scholarship: Byron Hanke Fellowship Sponsored by: Foundation for Community Associateion Research
Website: www.cairf.org/scholarships/hanke.aspx
Email: www.foundation@caionline.org
Deadline: May 1
Award Amount: $2,000-$4,000
Qualification: Graduate student of an accredited master's, doctoral or law program in United States or Canada. All disciplines are welcome to apply as long as studies relate to community associations.
Scholarship: Asia Pacific Leadership Program
Sponsored by: East West Center
Website: www.eastwestcenter.org
Email: aplp@eastwestcenter.org
Deadline: December 1
Award Amount: $15,000
Qualification: Outstanding individuals with proven leadership experience or high leadership potential from across the Asia Pacific Region, North America, and beyond. At least a BA or Graduate Degree.
Scholarship: OP Loft Bed $500 Scholarship Award
Sponsored by: OP Loft Bed
Website: www.oploftbed.com
Email: info@oploftbed.com
Deadline: July 31
Award Amount: $500
Qualification: U.S. Citizen, full or part time under/grad student, 4-year/ grad school accredited. Based on creativity of answers to given questions.
Scholarship: Surfrider Foundation, Thomas Pratte Memorial Scholarship
Sponsored By: Surfrider Foundation
Email: prattescholarship@surfrider.org
Website: www.surfridersjsc.org
Deadline: March 15
Qualifications: For graduate students with an interest in coastal environmental sciences such as oceanography, marine affairs, environmental sciences, public policy, community planning and natural resources. Must have a satisfactory GPA.
Award Amount: $3,000 (Graduate)/$5,000 (PHD)
Contact: Surf Rider Foundation, ATTN: Pratte Application P.O. Box 6010 San Clemente, CA 92674-6010 or P.O. Box 760 Belmar, NJ 07719
Scholarship: La Fontaine Aquatic Entomology Award
Sponsored by: Federation of Fly Fishers
Website: www.fedflyfishers.org
Qualifications: (MS or PHD) students doing a research project in aquatic entomology. Must provide a resume, short synopsis of project, letter of recommendation from faculty advisor
Award Amount: $500
Contact: 406.222.9369, P.O. Box 1688 Livingston, MT 59047
Scholarship: Anthony C. Russo Scholarship Award
Sponsored by: NPELRA Foundation
Website: npelra.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?
Deadline: September
Award Amount: $3,000
Qualification: Graduate students studying labor and employee relations or a closely related field.
International Sutdents P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship Fund For Women
Telephone: 515.255.3153
Website: www.peointernational.org
Amount: Up to $6,000
Qualifications: Women from other countries than the US and Canada may apply. Must be accepted full time to an accredited U.S. institution, and must be working towards a graduate degree. Must promise to return to your country of origin within 90 days of completing the degree program to pursue your professional career.
Scholarship: Canada Millennium Bursary (CMB)
Sponsored by: Alberta Scholarship Program
Website: www.alis.gov.ab.ca/scholarships
Deadline: None
Amount: 2,250 Canadian dollars
Scholarship: Robert C. Carson Memorial Bursary
Sponsored by: Alberta Scholarship Program
Website: www.alis.gov.ab.ca/scholarships
Deadline: October 15
Amount: $500
Military Scholarship: Navy Supply Corps Foundation
Website: www.usnscf.com/scholarship.html
Telephone: 706.354.4111
Qualifications: Must be the dependent of a living or deceased regular or retired, reserve, or prior service Supply Corps Officer, or has served in a supply enlisted as active or retired status. Must be a full time student with a 3.0 GPA, and a HS Senior willing to serve in the Supply Corps. See website for further information.
Amount: Up to $4,000
Religious Affiliation Scholarship: National Presbyterian Scholarship
Website: www.pcusa.org/financialaid/scholarships.htm
Telephone: 918.584.4701
Qualifications: Only members of the Presbyterian Church need apply. Must send in three letters of recommendation along with 5-page application available online. Award is renewable, and is based on financial need, church involvement, academic achievement and potential.
Amount: $500-$2000
Scholarship: Jewish Community Scholarship Fund
Website: www.jvsla.org
Email: jvsla@aol.com
Qualifications: Must have Permanent/Legal Los Angeles Jewish resident Status, and be an undergraduate or vocational student. Must demonstrate financial need, required to take a full-time course of study in an accredited educational institution. Must email for an application.
Amount: $750-$15,000
 
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