NC-MSEN Pre-College Program @ NCSU

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Scholarships
  • Maureen L. and Howard N. Blitman, P.E. Scholarship to Promote Diversity in Engineering: Find Out More>
    • Sponsor: National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) National Scholarships
    • Amount: $5,000 – The scholarship is awarded in two disbursements of $2,500 each at the beginning of the fall and spring semesters of the freshman year.
    • Deadline: March 1, 2010
    • Eligibility: The applicant must be a high school senior who is a member of an underrepresented ethnic minority in the field of engineering (African-American, Hispanic, or Native American); has been accepted into an ABET accredited engineering program at a four-year college or university; and is a United States citizen.
    • Application: Application

  • The North Carolina Chapter of the American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE): Scholarships available for qualified North Carolina high school seniors entering college in the 2010 fall session. For minority high school seniors seeking to pursue a degree in an energy related field from an accredited four year college, applications are available online at www.AABE.org or below. In the past, AABE has awarded as much as $6,000 in annual scholarships and awards to North Carolina students. The deadline for submission is March 19, 2010. Below are the eligibility requirements and additional information: Find Out More>
    • Eligibility:
      • Have, minimally, an overall “B” academic average and a “B” average in mathematics and science courses (3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale).
      • Be a graduating high school senior who has applied to one or more accredited colleges/universities.
      • Plan to major in business, engineering, technology, mathematics or physical science fields.
      • Demonstrate financial need.
      • Be a member of one of the underrepresented minority groups (African American, Hispanic or Native American) in the sciences and related areas of technology.
    • Selection
      • Scholarship recipients known as AABE Scholars are determined each spring by the organization’s local chapter scholarship committee for local scholarships and by the National Scholarship Committee for national scholarships. Recipients receive notification of their selection.
    • Awards:
      • The North Carolina Chapter of AABE will award $1,000 scholarships in 2010. The top winner’s application is forwarded to compete for a Southeast Regional Award of $3,000 (The Southeast Region is one of six AABE Regions). Additionally, a Premier Award of $5,000 is given annually to the candidate who is judged to demonstrate the most outstanding achievement and promise. National Awards are made to the students upon presentation of proof of enrollment at an accredited college or university. Distribution of local chapter awards is made at the discretion of the local chapter upon proof of enrollment at an accredited college or university.
    • The Application Package:
      • Consideration will be given only to candidates submitting complete application packages which include:
        1. A completed AABE application form (copies are acceptable)
        2. A high school transcript
        3. Official proof of ACT or SAT scores
        4. Two letters of reference
        5. Parent(s)/guardian(s) please provide one of the following official verifications of income: copy of a signed 2009 tax return or a verified FAFSA form
        6. A completed checklist. Please redact Social Security Numbers from any documents.
      • Application:2010 AABE NC Scholarship Application
      • Deadline:
        • Complete application packages MUST BE POSTMARKED NO LATER THAN March 19, 2010 and submitted to the local AABE chapter listed on the application. Applications returned to the AABE national office or the National Scholarship Committee are in violation of procedures and will not be considered for scholarship support.

  • Hispanic College Fund: The Hispanic College Fund's mission is to educate and develop the next generation of Hispanic professionals. The scholarship program focuses on developing Latino youth who are pursuing undergraduate degrees in business, science, engineering, technology, and math. Find Out More>
    • Amount: $500 – $5,000
    • Eligibility:
      • Must be Hispanic or of Hispanic descent
      • Must be a United States citizen or permanent resident residing in the United States or Puerto Rico
      • Must be studying at an accredited university in the United States or Puerto Rico for the upcoming academic year
      • Must be (or plan to be) enrolled full-time as an undergraduate student for the upcoming academic year
      • Must have earned and maintain a cumulative GPA of no less than 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
      • Student must demonstrate financial need
    • Deadline: February 15, 2010

  • AFCEA General Emmett Paige Scholarship: Scholarships of $2,000 each will be awarded to persons on active duty in the uniformed military services, to veterans, and to their spouses or dependents, who are currently enrolled full time in an eligible degree program at an accredited 4-year college or university in the U.S. (Veterans attending college as freshmen are eligible to apply; all others must be at least second-year college students, enrolled full time as sophomores or juniors at the time of application.) Find Out More>
    • Amount: $2,000
    • Eligibility: Candidate must be a U.S. citizen, majoring in the following or C4I-related fields of electrical, chemical, systems or aerospace engineering; mathematics; physics; science or mathematics education; technology management; management information systems; or computer science. Majors directly related to the support of U.S. intelligence enterprises or national security with relevance to the mission of AFCEA will also be eligible.
      Minimum GPA requirement is 3.0 on 4.0 scale or better. Candidates must provide a copy of Certificate of Service, Discharge Form DD214, or facsimile of candidate's current Department of Defense or Coast Guard Identification Card.
    • Deadline: March 1, 2010

  • Torch Scholars Program: Torch Scholars are granted admission to the university and awarded a full tuition, fees, and room and board scholarship for our Summer Immersion Program and eight subsequent semesters of undergraduate study. There are ten spots available in the program. Find Out More>
    • Eligibility:
      • Have persevered despite difficult family situations, cultural barriers, financial challenges, or education environments that were unable to prepare them to compete for admission to a highly selective school such as Northeastern.
      • Have not yet demonstrated academic success at the level of their true potential, but who would be successful with the additional academic and personal support provided by the Torch Program.
      • Represent a diversity of academic majors, racial and ethnic backgrounds, and geographic areas.
      • Are first-generation college students (students whose parents do not have a degree from a four-year institution in the US).
      • Are U.S. citizens or residents from low-income households.
    • Deadline: December 15, 2009
    • For more information, contact:
Jana McCarthy, Director
Torch Scholars Program
jg.mccarthy@neu.edu
617.373.7705

  • NASA Aeronautics Scholarship Program: NASA is undertaking a new scholarship program focused on aeronautical research and related degree programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The program's purpose is to:
    • Help to advance the nation’s aeronautics enterprise by investing in the educational development of the future aeronautics workforce.
    • Provide opportunities to attract highly motivated undergraduate and graduate students to aeronautics and related fields. Find Out More>
    • Amount:
      • $15,000 awarded for each school year, to be used for educational related expenses
      • $10,000 Summer internship at a NASA Research Center
      • 2 years of support
    • Eligibility:
      • Current high school seniors and current undergraduate students already in a 4-year college/university (applicant must be anticipating completion of high school in the Spring of 2009).
      • Students must major in one of the following areas:
        • Engineering:
          • Aeronautical and Aerospace
          • Chemical Engineering
          • Civil Engineering
          • Computer Engineering
          • Electrical and Electronic
          • Energy
          • Engineering Mechanics
          • Engineering Science
          • Industrial Engineering
          • Materials Engineering
          • Mechanical Engineering
          • Metallurgical
          • Polymer
          • Systems Engineering
        • Mathematics
        • Computer Science
        • Physics
    • Deadline: January 11, 2010

  • QuestBridge National College Match: Opportunity for College Admission and Full Four-Year Scholarships through QuestBridge
    The QuestBridge National College Match helps outstanding low-income high school seniors to gain admission and full four-year scholarships to some of the nation’s leading colleges. If you are a student who has achieved academic excellence in the face of economic challenges, we encourage you to apply at www.questbridge.org.
    QuestBridge works with selective colleges that are actively seeking high-achieving students regardless of family income. You may be concerned about tuition costs, but top-ranked colleges offer generous financial aid packages that cover 100% of demonstrated financial need, making them very affordable for students from low-income backgrounds.
    Last year, more than 1,000 QuestBridge applicants were admitted to our partner colleges with generous financial aid worth over $100 million. 260 of these students received College Match scholarships covering the following costs: Find Out More>
    • Amount:
      • Full cost of tuition (up to $40,000 per year)
      • Full cost of room and board (up to $15,000 per year)
      • Most QuestBridge partner colleges also include the cost of books and travel in their scholarship packages and automatically renew the scholarship for all four years of college. All College Match scholarships are loan-free.
    • Our 26 partners include many of the nation’s top-ranked universities and liberal arts colleges:
      • Amherst College (MA)
      • Bowdoin College (ME)
      • Caltech (CA)
      • Columbia University (NY)
      • Emory University (GA)
      • Haverford College (PA)
      • MIT (MA)
      • Northwestern University (IL)
      • Oberlin College (OH)
      • Parsons The New School for Design (NY)
      • Pomona College (CA)
      • Princeton University (NJ)
      • Rice University (TX)
      • Scripps College (CA)
      • Stanford University (CA)
      • Swarthmore College (PA)
      • Trinity College (CT)
      • University of Chicago (IL)
      • University of Notre Dame (IN)
      • University of Pennsylvania (PA)
      • Vassar College (NY)
      • Washington and Lee University (VA)
      • Wellesley College (MA)
      • Wesleyan University (CT)
      • Williams College (MA)
      • Yale University (CT)
    • The QuestBridge National College Match application is designed to enable high-achieving low-income students to highlight their strengths and the obstacles they have overcome. The application is available free of charge on the QuestBridge website, www.questbridge.org, and is due on September 30, 2009.
    • QuestBridge is pleased to offer Quest for Excellence Awards as a complement to the National College Match. These awards include laptop computers, all-expense-paid visits to QuestBridge partner colleges, and career mentoring opportunities (e.g., with the Wall Street Journal and the consulting firm McKinsey & Company). Please visit www.questbridge.org for more information.
    • QuestBridge is a 501(c)(3) non-profit program. Our organization has worked since 1994 to connect outstanding students with college admissions, scholarships, and other educational opportunities.
    • Deadline: September 30, 2009

  • Wicker Scholarship: Find Out More>
    • Amount: $1,000
    • Eligibility: Student must be a high school senior who has been accepted to UNC-Chapel Hill. The student must have at least one parent who has been continuously employed full-time by a North Carolina city or county government for at least five years prior to Jan. 1, 2009. The scholarship is awarded based on relative financial need and academic promise.
    • Deadline: April 1, 2009

  • Best Buy @15 Scholarship Program: Best Buy recently launched a new teen-led social change platform called @15™ with the mission to ensure opportunities for young teens across four dimensions of adolescence: education, life skills, leadership and relationships. Best Buy wants to help students prepare for a brighter future, which starts with a college education. Best Buy Children's Foundation is awarding $1.5 million in scholarships to recognize and reward students who have made extraordinary contributions both inside and outside of the classroom. Best Buy @15 Scholarship Program is administered by Scholarship Management Services, a division of Scholarship America. Scholarship Management Services is the nation's largest designer and manager of scholarship and tuition reimbursement programs for corporations, foundations, associations and individuals. Find Out More>
    • Applicant Criteria:
      Students must:
      • Be students currently in grades 9-12 living in the United States or Puerto Rico,
      • Have a minimum cumulative high school grade point average of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale), or equivalent,
      • Demonstrate commitment to and involvement in volunteer community service or work experience, and
      • Following high school graduation, plan to enter a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school in the United States or Puerto Rico. Applicants who are current high school seniors must enroll no later than fall 2009. Applicants who are in grades 9-11 must plan to enroll no later than the fall term following high school graduation.
    • Amount and Awards Criteria:
      • Selection of recipients will be based on solid academic performance and exemplary community service or work experience. Consideration may also be given to participation and leadership in school activities. Financial need is not considered.
      • Awards are for undergraduate study only and are awarded without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender or disability.
      • The authorized distribution for awards is $1,500,000. One thousand (1,000) scholarships of $1,500 each will be granted.
        Awards are one-time only and are not renewable. Previous recipients may not reapply for another award.
    • Deadline: All application materials must be postmarked no later than February 15, 2009.

  • The Meyerhoff Program is open to all high-achieving high school seniors who have an interest in pursuing doctoral study in the sciences or engineering, and who are interested in the advancement of minorities in the sciences and related fields. Prospective freshmen, with strong high school backgrounds, routinely turn down spots at other top schools to come to UMBC because they recognize the edge that the Meyerhoff Program offers (see Scholars Experience). Meyerhoff Scholars are twice as likely to graduate with a science or engineering major than students who decline the scholarship offer. Their GPAs in science, math and engineering are higher, and they are significantly more likely to enroll in a graduate program in a technical field. Find Out More>
    • Award Benefits: The Meyerhoff Scholars Program awards range in amounts from $5,000–$22,000 per year for four years.
    • Nominations: To be considered, students must be nominated by their high school administrators, guidance counselors or teachers. The selection timeline is as follows:
      • September 1 - Letters are sent to all principals and guidance counselors requesting nominations for the upcoming year.
      • October 15 – All nominations are to be postmarked or sent to us by this date. Applications for the Meyerhoff Scholarship Program are sent directly to the nominee’s home address once nominations are received.
      • December 1 – All applications for the Meyerhoff Scholarship Program are to be postmarked or sent to the Meyerhoff office by this date.
      • April 15 – All decision letters will be sent by this date.

  • Discover Scholarship Program: The Discover Scholarship Program awards up to $300,000 in scholarships annually to high school juniors nationwide to support continued education and training beyond high school. Since 1991, Discover has awarded nearly $16 million in scholarships to over 6,000 students. Find Out More>
    • Amount : Up to 10 scholarships of $30,000 each
    • Eligibility:
      • Any current high school junior who has at least a 2.75 cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale for 9th and 10th grades
      • Demonstrates accomplishments in community service and leadership and has faced a significant roadblock or challenge
    • Application method: Applications for the 2009 program may be submitted at www.applyists.net between December 1, 2008, 12:00 AM, ET - January 31, 2009, 11:59 PM, ET using access key DISC
    • Deadline: January 31, 2009

  • USDA/1890 National Scholars Program in the Agricultural, Food, and Natural Resource Sciences: The purpose of the USDA/1890 National Scholars Program is to strengthen the long-term partnership between USDA and the 1890 Land Grant Universities, to increase the number of students studying agriculture, food, natural resource sciences or other related disciplines, and to offer career opportunities to USDA/1890 National Scholars at the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The National Scholars Program offers scholarships to U.S. citizens who are
    seeking a bachelor's degree at one of the eighteen 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Institutions in any field of study in agriculture, food, natural resource sciences or other related disciplines. Find Out More>
  • National Scholars are required to study in the following or related disciplines:
    • Agriculture
    • Agricultural Business/Management
    • Agricultural Economics
    • Agricultural Engineering/Mechanics
    • Agricultural Production and Technology
    • Agronomy or Crop Science
    • Animal Sciences
    • Botany
    • Farm and Range Management
    • Fish, Game, or Wildlife Management
    • Food Sciences/Technology
    • Forestry and Related Sciences
    • Home Economics/Nutrition/Human Development
    • Horticulture
    • Natural Resources Management
    • Soil Conservation/Soil Science
    • Other related disciplines, (e.g., biological sciences, pre-veterinary, medicine, computer science)
  • Amount:
    • The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program will provide full tuition, employment, employee benefits, fees, books, use of a laptop, printer, and software while on scholarship and room and board each year for 4 years to students pursuing a bachelor's degree at the following universities:
      • Alabama A&M University
      • Alcorn State University, Mississippi
      • Delaware State University
      • Florida A&M University
      • Fort Valley State University, Georgia
      • Kentucky State University
      • Langston University, Oklahoma
      • Lincoln University, Missouri
      • North Carolina A&T State University
      • Prairie View A&M University, Texas
      • South Carolina State University
      • Southern University, Louisiana
      • Tennessee State University
      • Tuskegee University, Alabama
      • University of Arkansas, Pine Bluff
      • University of Maryland - Eastern Shore
      • Virginia State University • West Virginia State University
  • Eligibility:
    • Applicants must be U.S. citizens who have a high school diploma or a G.E.D. certificate and are starting their first year of college for a bachelor's degree. (Note: Since this program is intended to increase the number of students studying agriculture, food, natural resource sciences, or other related disciplines at participating institutions, currently enrolled bachelor's-level students at these universities are not eligible to apply.)
  • Deadline:
    • All application materials must be postmarked no later than February 1, 2009.
  • Application:

  • Tom Joyner Foundation Full Ride Scholarship: The Tom Joyner Foundation Full Ride Scholarship is this organization’s most prestigious scholarship award to date. One scholarship will be awarded to a freshman entering a Historically Black College or University (HBCU) in the United States in the fall of 2009. The scholarship recognizes academic distinction as well as strong character and personal qualities. Find Out More>
  • Amount:
    • The recipient of the Full Ride Scholarship will receive full tuition waivers and stipends to cover room and board (on campus only) and books. The scholarship recipient will have to maintain a required 3.0 GPA (on a 4.00 scale) and 15 credit hours per semester - the scholarship award will be renewed each semester up to ten (10) semesters.
  • Eligibility:
    • Must be a United States Citizen
    • Current high school seniors attending school in the United States (applicant must be anticipating completion of high school in the Spring of 2009).
    • Minimum high school grade point average of 3.50 (on a 4.00 grade scale, excluding home school studies) and Minimum SAT score of 1300 (math and verbal only) or ACT score of 28.
    • Applicants must have applied and been accepted into an HBCU by July 1, 2009.
    • Applicants must have demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community service, extracurricular, or other activities.
  • Application:

  • Hispanic Scholarship Fund: The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) is the largest Hispanic scholarship granting association in the United States. HSF recognizes and rewards outstanding students in higher education throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. These students represent every region of the country, hundreds of institutions of higher learning, and every segment of the Hispanic community. Find out more>
  • Amount :
    • Awards generally range from $1,000 to $5,000.
  • Eligibility: Applicants must:
    • be of Hispanic heritage;
    • be a U.S. citizen or a legal permanent resident with permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 (not expired);
    • be an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled full-time in a degree-seeking program at an accredited U.S. college or university in the United States, Puerto Rico, or the U.S. Virgin Islands;
    • have earned at least 12 undergraduate units in a United States accredited college or university;
    • have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or 4.0 on a 5.0 scale); and
    • have applied for federal financial aid.
  • Deadline: Feb 18, 2009

  • Gates Millenium Scholar Program: The Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS), funded by a grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, was established in 1999 to provide outstanding African American, American Indian or Alaska Natives, Asian Pacific Islander Americans, and Hispanic American students with an opportunity to complete an undergraduate college education, in all discipline areas and a graduate education for those students pursuing studies in mathematics, science, engineering, education, or library science. The goal of GMS is to promote academic excellence and to provide an opportunity for thousands of outstanding students with significant financial need to reach their fullest potential. Find out more>
  • Amount:
    • The award will be based on the cost of tuition, fees, books, and living expenses for the academic year, as well as the availability of grants and other scholarships reported on the submitted financial aid award letter.
  • Eligibility: Individuals are eligible to be nominated as Gates Millennium Scholars if they:
    • are African American, American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American, or Hispanic American;
    • are citizens or legal permanent residents or nationals of the United States;
    • have attained a cumulative GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale;
    • will enter an accredited college or university as full-time, degree-seeking freshmen in the fall of 2008;
    • have significant financial need (i.e., meet the federal Pell Grant eligibility criteria); and
    • have demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community service, extracurricular, or other activities.
    • Individuals nominated for a Gates Millennium scholarship must be eligible for a federal Pell Grant. Nominees who meet all of the eligibility requirements and who are selected as GMS candidates must have a Federal Pell Grant as part of their financial aid package in order to be confirmed as a scholar.
    • Nominators must not be a relatives of the student.
  • Deadline: Jan 12, 2009

  • Program for Continuing Education: The P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education (PCE) was established in 1973 to provide need-based grants to women in the United States and Canada whose education has been interrupted and who find it necessary to return to school to support themselves or their families. Find out more>
  • PCE Fact Sheet (requires Adobe Reader)
    • Amount: Up to $2,000 will be granted for educational expenses, e.g., tuition, books, transportation, or childcare. The grant is not to be used for living expenses or to repay educational loans.
    • Eligibility: A woman is eligible to apply for a grant from the P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education provided she:
      • is sponsored by a P.E.O. chapter;
      • is a citizen of the United States or Canada;
      • is studying in the United States or Canada;
      • has had at least 24 consecutive months as a non-student sometime in her adult life;
      • is within 24 consecutive months of completing her
        educational goal; and
      • is not enrolled in a doctoral degree program, e.g.,
        educational, law, medical or clinical.
    • Deadline: Continuous

  • KFC Colonel Scholars Program: Find out more>
    • Amount: Up to $5,000 per year up to four years. The scholarship provides funding for tuition, fees, books, room, and board. Scholars may begin their college career by entering into either a 2-or 4-year accredited in-state college/university, as long as they stay on track to complete a bachelor's degree program.
    • Eligibility: To be eligible to compete for the KFC Colonel's Scholars Scholarship, an individual must:
      • Graduate from high school this academic year (between 12/1/08 and 8/31/09)
      • Earn a minimum cumulative high school GPA of 2.75
      • Plan to pursue a bachelor's degree at a public, in-state college or university (start date no later than 9/30/09)
      • Be a US citizen or permanent resident
      • Demonstrate financial need
    • Deadline: January 1, 2009 – February 15, 2009

  • Accenture American Indian College Fund: Find out more>
    • Amount: $20,000
    • Eligibility: High School senior; Must be American Indian or Alaska Native seeking higher education with financial need; must have attained a 3.25 on a 4.0 scale by the end of the seventh semester of high school; must be majoring in technology, engineering, medicine, law, or business;
    • Deadline: June 2, 2008

  • National Presbyterian College Scholarship: Find out more>
    • Amount: $1,400
    • Eligibility: US Citizen and permanent resident; Member of the Presbyterian Church (United States); Take SAT or ACT no later than December 15 of senior year of high school; 3.0 GPA; demonstrate financial need.
    • Deadline: January 31, 2009

  • National Association of Multicultural Engineering Beginning Freshman Scholarship: Find out more>
    • Amount: $1,000
    • Eligibility: Must have been approved for admission to an undergraduate institution and designated as an engineering major. Also the applicant must have a minimum high school cumulative GPA of 2.70/4.0 and minimum cumulative scores on either the ACT/SAT college entrance exams of 25/1000. Also, student must attend a NAMEPA member institution. A list of NAMEPA member institutions can be found on the web at www.namepa.org
    • Deadline: May 15, 2009

  • Thurgood Marshall Scholarships: Find out more>
    • Amount: $2,200/semester based on demonstrated financial need
    • Eligibility: Students interested in applying for a Thurgood Marshall College Fund scholarship must meet these criteria:
      • Be a citizen of the US and a full-time student pursuing a degree in any discipline at one of the 47 TMCF “member schools”
      • Demonstrate commitment to academic excellence and community service with a high school GPA of no less than 3.0; a combined verbal and math score of 1650 or more on the SAT; or a score of 25 or higher on the ACT exam
    • Deadline: Varies. Interested applicants should contact the Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund campus coordinator for the appropriate school

  • Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Caroline E. Holt Nursing Scholarship: Find out more>
    • Amount: $1,000
    • Eligibility: No affiliation with Daughters of the American Revolution is needed. All applicants must however obtain a letter of sponsorship from their local DAR chapter.
    • Deadline: February 15, 2009

  • NASA Robotics Internship Program: Find out more>
    • Amount: Unknown
    • Eligibility: Interns: Rising freshman or sophomore, undergraduate; GPA 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, with experience in robotics; US citizen, permanent resident (as of May of program year).
    • Deadline: January 16, 2008

  • The Ron Brown Scholar Program: Find out more>
    • Amount: $10,000/year
    • Eligibility: The Ron Brown Scholar Program seeks to identify 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 and demonstrate financial need. The applicant must be a US citizen or hold a permanent resident visa card. Current college students are not eligible to apply. Scholars are selected in the spring prior to entering college. Applications are screened during the month of February by Ron Brown Scholar Program staff. In March, finalists are invited to participate in a weekend selection process in Washington, D.C. at the expense of the CAP Charitable Foundation. Finalists are interviewed by members of the Ron Brown Selection Committee and are expected to participate in several Selection Weekend activities. Scholarship winners are selected on the basis of their applications, interviews and participation in Selection Weekend activities. Notification follows immediately.
    • Deadline: January 9, 2008

  • Vice Adm. Jerry O. Tuttle, USN (Ret.) and Mrs. Barbara A. Tuttle Science & Technology Scholarship: Find out more>
    • Amount: $2,000
    • Eligibility: Candidate must be a U. S. citizen enrolled full time in a technology major and be a sophomore or junior at the time of application - minimum second-year students please. Primary consideration will be given to a military enlisted candidate.
    • Deadline: November 1, 2008

  • Tom Joyner Foundation Full Ride Scholarship: Find out more>
    • Amount: Full Tuition Waivers plus Room and Board Stipends for up to 10 semesters
    • Eligibility:
      • United States Citizen
      • Current high school seniors attending school in the United States (applicant must be anticipating completion of high school in the Spring of 2008).
      • Minimum high school grade point average of 3.50 (on a 4.00 grade scale, excluding home school studies) and Minimum SAT score of 1300 (math and verbal only)/ or ACT score of 28.
      • Applicants must have applied and been accepted into an HBCU by July 1, 2008.
      • Applicants must have demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community service, extracurricular, or other activities.
    • Deadline: January 18, 2008

  • Dowdy Scholars Program: Find out more>
    • Amount: Vary, but depend on a combination of GPA and SAT scores.
    • Eligibility: Student must be attending NC A&T State University; varies based upon a combination of GPA and SAT scores.
    • Deadline: February 9, 2008

  • Tuskegee Airmen Scholarships: Find out more>
    • Amount: Varies depending on income from investments.
    • Eligibility: Applicants must be students of accredited high schools who have graduated or will graduate in the school year 2007-2008. Additionally, applying students must have a GPA of at least three points (3.0) on a four-point scale.
    • Deadline: February 9, 2008

  • Kohl's Kids Who Care Scholarship Program: Find out more>
    • Amount:
      • Store Winners- More than 1,900 store winners will be awarded a $50 Kohl’s Gift Card.
      • Regional Winners- The 190 regional winners will be awarded $1,000 scholarships toward their post-secondary education.
      • National Winners- Ten national winners will be awarded $5,000 scholarships and Kohl’s will donate $1,000 to a nonprofit organization on their behalf.
    • Eligibility:
      • The young person’s actions must be described in detail and should document efforts that are above and beyond what is normally expected of a child his or her age.
      • Volunteer efforts should have made a positive impact on others and occurred in the last 12 months.
      • The activity cannot be performed solely to benefit a family member.
      • Creativity, initiative, generosity, leadership and community outreach will all be given equal weight during the judging process.
      • Applicants must not have graduated high school as of March 15, 2008.
    • Deadline: Forms must be submitted and signed electronically by a nominator who is 21 years or older no later than 11:59 p.m. CDT, March 15, 2008.

  • Roothbert Fund Scholarship: Find out more>
    • Amount: varies (averages $2,000 - $3,000)
    • Eligibility: any high school senior or college student
    • Seeks to support students with spiritual values
    • Students must be live in one of the following states:
      • Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, West Virginia, or North Carolina
    • Deadline: November 1, 2007 – January 31, 2008

  • Siemens Merit Scholarship: Find out more>
    • Eligibility: Only high school students who are sons and daughters of employees of Siemens or its designated operating companies can compete for these scholarships:
      1. Siemens Airfield Solutions
      2. Siemens Building Technologies
      3. Siemens IT Solutions & Services
      4. Siemens Corporation
      5. Siemens Energy & Automation
      6. Siemens Financial Services
      7. Siemens Hearing Instruments
      8. Siemens Medical Solutions USA
      9. Siemens Power Generation
      10. Siemens Power Transmission & Distribution
      11. Siemens Transportation Systems
      12. Siemens VDO Automotive Corporation
      13. Siemens Water Technologies
    • Students also must meet all requirements for participation in the National Merit Scholarship Program that are published in the Official Student Guide to the PSAT/NMSQT
    • Amount: $8,000 total ($2,000 per year for 4 years)
    • Deadline: January 31, 2008

  • Abernathy Scholarship – Science Education: Find out more>
    • Amount: $2,500
    • Eligibility: Incoming Freshmen student acceptance to attend East Carolina University
      • Academic merit - at least a 3.0 high school GPA
      • Demonstrated commitment to the study of and a career in science education
    • Deadline: January 31, 2008

  • Supply Corps Foundation Scholarship Program : Find out more>
    • Amount: varies; based upon need of the student
    • Eligibility: Must be any family member (child, grandchild or spouse) of a qualifying Supply Corps officer or supply enlisted member (active duty, reservist, retired, or prior service)
    • Deadline: April 11, 2008

  • American Indian Scholarship: Find out more>
    • Amount: $500
    • Eligibility: Applicants must be Native Americans (proof of American Indian blood is required by letter or proof papers) in financial need and have a grade point average of 2.75 or higher. There will be no exceptions. Graduate students are eligible; however, undergraduate students are given preference.
    • Deadline: April 1, 2008 and October 1, 2008

  • Frances Crawford Marvin American Indian Scholarship: Find out more>
    • Amount: varies based upon the interest return of a foundation account
    • Eligibility: Applicants must be Native Americans (proof of American Indian blood is required by letter or proof papers) in financial need and have a grade point average of 3.00 or higher. There will be no exceptions.
    • Deadline: February 1, 2008

    • Amount: $1,000 - $10,000 (depending on tuition balance, academic excellence and classification)
    • Eligibility: any high school senior
    • Students must be:
      • African-American, Hispanic, or American Indian
      • Major: Chemistry, Information Management, Computing & Software Systems, Material Science, Printing Management Science , Laser Optics , Physics, Material Science, Engineering (Chemical, Computer, Electrical, Imaging, Manufacturing, Mechanical, Optical, or Software)
      • Must attend NC A&T State University, Morgan State University, San Jose State University, University of Washington, or University of California at Los Angeles
    • Deadline: September 30, 2008

  • HP Scholarship: Find out more>
    • Amount: 4 year scholarship - $12,000 total - $3,000 each year
    • Eligibility: any high school senior
    • Students must be:
      • African-American, Hispanic, or American Indian
      • Participate in a summer paid internship each year with HP
      • Majoring in electrical engineering, computer engineering, or computer science
      • Must attend NC A&T State University, Morgan State University, San Jose State University, University of Washington, or University of California at Los Angeles
    • Deadline: March 15, 2008

  • Homeland Security Scholarship: Find out More>
    • Must be already a freshman in college
    • Must have at least a 3.30 grade point average
    • Must be majoring in homeland security science, technology, engineering or mathematics with an interest in one of these areas:
      • Explosives Detection, Mitigation and Response
      • Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences
      • Risk and Decision Sciences
      • Human Factors Aspects of Technology
      • Chemical Threats and Countermeasures
      • Biological Threats and Countermeasures
      • Food and Agriculture Security
      • Transportation Security
      • Border Security
      • Immigration Studies
      • Maritime and Port Security
      • Infrastructure Protection
      • Natural Disasters and Related Geophysical Studies
      • Emergency Preparedness and Response
      • Communications and Interoperability
      • Advanced Data Analysis and Visualization
    • Stipend
      • $1,000/month for 9 months during the academic year; $5,000 for the 10-week summer internship
    • Tuition
      • Full tuition and mandatory, nonrefundable fees paid
    • Duration
      • Appointments are for two years, beginning fall 2008, given satisfactory academic progress and availability of funding.

  • Scholarships for the Footwear, Leather, or Allied Industries: Find out More>
    • Amount: $3,000 per year renewable for four years
    • One candidate who is exceptional will be selected for a $15,000 per year for four years scholarship
    • Eligibility:
      • Any high school senior
      • Must be affiliated with the footwear, leather, or allied industries in one of two ways:
        • Students must have worked at least 500 hours prior to January 1, 2008 in the footwear, leather, or allied industries
        • Student’s parent must be employed in one of these industries for a minimum of two year

  • General Motors Scholarships: Find out more>
    • Scholarships that are funded by General Motors – wide range are available

    • Native American Scholarship for a wide range of majors and career interests

     


    • Do you know any North Carolina high school seniors with at least a 3.5 GPA who plans to pursue a degree this fall in an IT related field of study at an accredited four year college or university here in North Carolina? If you do then please let them know about the group's IT scholarship. The Triangle Novell Users' Group is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing a forum for the sharing of knowledge and experience with Novell technologies. It is our hope to give back to the community through the creation of a network of people communicating to protect and enhance their investments in information technology.
    • Amount: $5000
    • Materials: student's application and the other is a teacher recommendation form.
    • Deadline: June 15, 2007
    • Questions: scholarship@trianglenug.org
    • Contact Information:
      Triangle Novell Users' Group IT Scholarship
      3801 Wake Forest Rd
      Suite 111
      Raleigh, NC 27609
      scholarship@trianglenug.org

     


    • Eligibility: any current high school junior, has at least a 2.75 cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale for 9th and 10th grades, demonstrates accomplishments in community service and leadership and has faced a significant roadblock or challenge
    • Amount: 10 scholarships of $30,000 each
    • Deadline: Jan. 31, 2008 (must be postmarked if you are mailing the application). Online applications must be submitted by 11:59 PM EST January 31, 2008.

 


    • Eligibility: Students must be a member of the Future Farmers of America (FFA)
    • Amount: $1,000 each (700 awards will be given)
    • Deadline: February 15, 2008

 


    • Eligibility:
      • be a U.S. citizen,
      • be currently a high school senior
      • have a high school GPA of 3.0 or better,
      • have a combined verbal/math score of 1,000 or more on the SAT or a composite score of 21 or more on the ACT,
      • attend one of the seventeen 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Institutions,
      • demonstrate leadership and community service,
      • apply for admission to the institution(s) of his or her choice.
      • must major in one of the following areas:
        • Agriculture
        • Agricultural business or management
        • Agricultural economics
        • Agricultural engineering or mechanics
        • Agricultural production and technology
        • Agronomy or crop science
        • Animal sciences
        • Botany
        • Farm and range management
        • Fish, game, or wildlife management
        • Food sciences or technology
        • Forestry and related sciences
        • Home economics or nutrition or human development
        • Horticulture
        • Natural resources management
        • Soil conservation or soil science
    • Amount: full tuition, room & board, books, fees, personal computer and software usage; all items are provided for the entire four years. Scholarship is renewable annually based upon satisfactory academic progress towards a degree.
    • Deadline: January 15, 2008

 


  • Scholarships available through the Triangle Community Foundation: Find out more>


  • The AccuWeather Undergraduate Scholarship in Meteorology; undergraduate scholarship for rising sophomores or higher in meteorology: Find out more>

  • William Randolph Hearst Foundation Scholarship: NC-MSEN Pre-College Program Students only. Application>


  • NASA MUST (Motivating Undergraduates in Science and Technology) Scholarship Fund: Find out more>
    • Open to all U.S. citizens, who are pursuing an undergraduate degree in a STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) discipline at a college or university that is accredited in the United States are eligible for the MUST funding opportunity.  Students of all underrepresented groups (Women, African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans and persons with disabilities) are encouraged to apply. 
    • Scholarship Recipients of the MUST Program will receive the following:
      • One-year partial tuition scholarship of up to one-half the tuition and fees, not to exceed $10,000 per academic year
      • Support from MUST PASS (Professional and Academic Support System)
      • Direct access to multiple mentors who will provide academic tutoring, guidance, personal and professional support, and advice regarding professional organizations, graduate school, other scholarships, and careers.  The mentor team will include: 1) an assigned faculty mentor, 2) a graduate mentor, and 3) a peer mentor.
      • One point of contact -- the MUST PASS Facilitator -- to obtain additional academic support and secure institutional tutoring services in academic subjects when needed
      • Be part of a large national network of minority undergraduate and graduate students in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) through established networks of HCF, UNCFSP, and SHPE AHETEMS
      • Learn from NASA role models through the MUST Speaker Series that will bring NASA scientists and other STEM role model to SHPE student chapter meetings on campus to speak about their respective careers and serve as role models to maintain the student’s interest and enthusiasm for their STEM field of study.
      • Guidance and $5,000 stipend to participate in a summer research experience at a NASA center
      • Connections to other scholarship and internship sources through the established networks of SHPE, HCF and UNCFSP as well as other STEM-focused organizations.
    • Eligibility Requirements:
      • Must be a U.S. citizen.  U. S. citizens from underrepresented groups (Women, African American, Hispanic American, Native American, and persons with disabilities) are encouraged to apply
      • Must reside in the U.S. or Territories of the U.S.
      • Must be studying and hold full-time academic status at an accredited college or university in the U.S. or U.S. Territory for the 2007-2008 academic year
      • Be a rising high school senior, college freshman or sophomore during the time of application who plans to attend or enroll in an accredited U.S. higher education institution as a full-time student for the 2007 - 2008 academic year
      • Must have earned and maintain a cumulative Grade Point Average of no less than 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (un-weighted)
      • Must be pursuing a degree in a physical science, technology, engineering or mathematics

 




  • Chevy African-American Scholarships in Music and Education: Find out more>

  • HSF/Marathon Oil Corporation College Scholarship Program – scholarship for Hispanic students who are majoring in engineering or geology: Find out more>




  • Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund (for students already in college who are involved in peace and justice movements on their campus): Find out more>

  • Cooperative Development Energy Program (full scholarship for 5 years in engineering, health physics, petroleum engineering, and geology): Find out more>



  • Orphan Foundation of America Scholarships: Find out more>
    • Applicants must:
      1. Have been in foster care for one consecutive year at the time of their 18th birthday or high school graduation OR Have been adopted or taken into legal guardianship out of foster care after their 16th birthday OR Have lost both parents to death before the age of 18 and not been subsequently adopted. In this instance, copies of the death certificates must be provided.
      2. Be accepted into or enrolled in an accredited post-secondary program (university, college, community college or vocational/technical institute).
      3. Be under the age of 25 on March 31, 2007.

  • North Carolina Student Incentive Grant: A grant for any NC student (based upon need only) Find out more>



  • BioQuip Undergraduate Scholarship: A scholarship for students who are pursuing a career in entomology – Find out more>


  • Kaiser Permanente and National Association of Hispanic Nurses $1,000 Scholarship Awards: Find out more>

  • Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities Scholarship Program: A list of several scholarships from major corporations that are for minority students in general Find out more>

  • Sallie Mae Fund Scholarships: A list of several scholarships that are need based Find out more>


  • Google Scholarships: A variety of scholarships that are funded by Google Find out more>

  • Peter Smith Scholarship Fund: The Peter Smith Scholarship Fund is available for post high-school education to individuals with Alpha-1 Antitrypsin deficiency, their spouses, and their children - Find out more>

     

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