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4054 ■ ACADEMY OF APPLIED SCIENCE

Attn: JSHS National Office
24 Warren Street
Concord, NH 03301
Tel: (603)228-4520
Fax: (603)228-4730
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.jshs.org
To recognize and reward outstanding participants in the Army, Navy, and Air Force Junior Science and Humanities Symposia (JSHS).
Title of Award: JSHS Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Engineering; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Science; Writing Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Scholarships are awarded to 3 regional winners in each of the 48 regional symposia, to 6 first-place finalists in the national symposium, to 6 second-place national finalists, and to 6 third-place national finalists. Teacher awards are presented to 48 teachers, 1 in each of the regions. Funds Available: At each regional symposium, 5 finalists receive all-expense paid trips to the national symposium, the first and second place winners are invited to present their research investigation at the national symposium, and scholarships of $1,500, $1,000, and $500, are awarded. In the national competition, first-place finalists receive $16,000 scholarships, second-place finalists receive $6,000 scholarships, and third-place finalists receive $2,000 scholarships (all national scholarships are in addition to the regional scholarships). Top finalists are also awarded an all-expense paid trip to the International Youth Science Forum, held in London. The outstanding teacher in each region receives a $500 award. Duration: This competition is held annually. National scholarships are paid over a period of 4 years provided the recipients enroll full time and maintain a GPA of at least 3.0.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to students in grades 9-12, enrolled in public, private, or home schools, who have completed an original research investigation in the sciences, engineering, or mathematics. Investigations reporting on experimental, field, observational, or applied research are eligible. Students present their findings at a regional symposium, held on a university campus in their area. At each regional symposium, selected paper presenters are chosen to receive scholarships. From each of the 48 regional symposia, 5 students are selected to attend the national JSHS, where 1 of them presents his or her research paper in competition for further awards. Additional Information: The JSHS program was established by the Army in 1958 and since 1963 has been administered by the Academy of Applied Science. Since 1995, funding has also been provided by the Office of Naval Research and the Air Force Office of Scientific Research.

4055 ■ ALABAMA COUNCIL OF TEACHERS OF MATHEMATICS

c/o Lisa Miller, President
Hewitt-Trussville High School
5275 Trussville-Clay Road
Trussville, AL 35173
Tel: (205)379-3950
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.dpo.uab.edu/%7Etsmith/scholar.html
To provide financial assistance to students majoring in mathematics at Alabama colleges and universities.
Title of Award: Alabama Council of Teachers of Mathematics Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Mathematics and mathematical sciences Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: 5 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to students enrolled as juniors or seniors at colleges and universities in Alabama. Applicants must be majoring in mathematics and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

4056 ■ ALABAMA SPACE GRANT CONSORTIUM

c/o University of Alabama in Huntsville
Materials Science Building, Room 205
Huntsville, AL 35899
Tel: (256)824-6800
Fax: (256)824-6061
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.uah.edu/ASGC
To provide financial assistance to undergraduate students at universities participating in the Alabama Space Grant Consortium who wish to prepare for a career as a teacher of science or mathematics.
Title of Award: Teacher Education Scholarship Program of the Alabama Space Grant Consortium Area, Field, or Subject: Aerospace sciences; Earth sciences; Education; Environmental conservation; Environmental science; Geosciences; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Science; Space and planetary sciences Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 10 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000 per year. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to students enrolled in or accepted for enrollment as full-time undergraduates at universities in Alabama participating in the consortium. Applicants must intend to enter the teacher certification program and teach in a pre-college setting. Priority is given to those majoring in science, mathematics, or earth/space/environmental science. Applicants should have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and must be U.S. citizens. Members of underrepresented groups in science and mathematics (minorities and women) are especially encouraged to apply. Along with their application, they must submit a 1- to 2-page statement on the reasons for their desire to enter the teaching profession, specifically the fields of science or mathematics education. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: The member universities are University of Alabama in Huntsville, Alabama A&M University, University of Alabama, University of Alabama at Birmingham, University of South Alabama, Tuskegee University, and Auburn University. Funding for this program is provided by NASA.

4057 ■ AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF BLACKS IN ENERGY

Attn: Scholarship Committee
927 15th Street, N.W., Suite 200
Washington, DC 20005
Tel: (202)371-9530
Fax: (202)371-9218
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://aabe.org/taxonomy_menu/24/253
To provide financial assistance to underrepresented minority high school seniors who are interested in majoring in engineering, mathematics, or physical science in college.
Title of Award: American Association of Blacks in Energy Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Engineering; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Physical sciences Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 6 each year (1 in each of the organization's regions); of those 6 winners, 1 is chosen to receive the Premier Award. Funds Available: The stipends are $1,500. The Premier Award is an additional $3,000. All funds are paid directly to the students upon proof of enrollment at an accredited college or university. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members of minority groups underrepresented in the energy industry (African Americans, Hispanics, and Native Americans) who are graduating high school seniors. Applicants must have a "B" academic average overall and a "B" average in mathematics and science courses. They must be planning to attend an accredited college or university to major in engineering, mathematics, or the physical sciences. Along with their application, they must submit a 350-word essay covering why they should receive this scholarship, their professional career objectives, and any other pertinent information. Financial need is also considered in the selection process. The applicant who demonstrates the most outstanding achievement and promise is presented with the Premier Award. All applications must be submitted to the local office of the sponsoring organization in the student's state. For a list of local offices, contact the scholarship committee at the national office. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year.

4058 ■ AMERICAN INDIAN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING SOCIETY

Attn: Scholarship Coordinator
2305 Renard, S.E., Suite 200
P.O. Box 9828
Albuquerque, NM 87119-9828
Tel: (505)765-1052
Fax: (505)765-5608
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.aises.org/highered/scholarships
To provide financial assistance to members of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society who are majoring in designated fields as undergraduate or graduate students.
Title of Award: A.T. Anderson Memorial Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: Engineering; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Medicine; Natural resources; Physical sciences; Science Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies; generally, 200 or more each year, depending upon the availability of funds from corporate and other sponsors. Funds Available: The annual stipend is $1,000 for undergraduates or $2,000 for graduate students. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members of the society who can furnish proof of tribal enrollment or Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood. Applicants must be full-time students at the undergraduate or graduate school level attending an accredited 4-year college or university or a 2-year college leading to an academic degree in engineering, mathematics, medicine, natural resources, physical science, or the sciences. They must submit a 500-word essay that demonstrates their interest in and motivation to continue higher education, an understanding of the importance of college and a commitment to completion, their educational and/or career goals, and a commitment to learning and giving back to the community. Selection is based on the essay, academic achievement (GPA of 2.0 or higher), leadership potential, and commitment to helping other American Indians. Financial need is not considered. Deadline for Receipt: June of each year. Additional Information: This program was launched in 1983 in memory of A.T. Anderson, a Mohawk and a chemical engineer who worked with Albert Einstein. Anderson was 1 of the society's founders and was the society's first executive director. The program includes the following named awards: the Al Qoyawayma Award for an applicant who is majoring in science or engineering and also has a strong interest in the arts, the Norbert S. Hill, Jr. Leadership Award, the Polingaysi Qoyawayma Award for an applicant who is working on a teaching degree in order to teach mathematics or science in a Native community or an advanced degree for personal improvement or teaching at the college level, and the Robert W. Brocksbank Scholarship.

4059 ■ AMERICAN INDIAN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING SOCIETY

Attn: Scholarship Coordinator
2305 Renard, S.E., Suite 200
P.O. Box 9828
Albuquerque, NM 87119-9828
Tel: (505)765-1052
Fax: (505)765-5608
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.aises.org/highered/scholarships
To provide financial assistance for college to outstanding American Indian high school seniors from designated states who are members of American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES).
Title of Award: Burlington Northern Santa Fe Foundation Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Business administration; Engineering; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Medicine; Natural resources; Physical sciences; Science; Technology Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: 5 new awards are made each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,500 per year.

Duration: 4 years or until completion of a baccalaureate degree, whichever occurs first.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to AISES members who are high school seniors planning to attend an accredited 4-year college or university and major in business, engineering, mathematics, medicine, natural resources, physical science, science, or technology. Applicants must submit 1) proof of tribal enrollment or a Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood; 2) evidence of residence in the service area of the Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Corporation (Arizona, California, Colorado, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, and Washington); 3) a statement of financial need; 4) a 500-word essay on why they chose their particular field of study, their career aspirations, an evaluation of past scholastic performance, obstacles faced as a student, and involvement in and commitment to tribal community life; and 5) high school transcripts showing a GPA of 2.0 or higher. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: This program is funded by the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Foundation and administered by AISES.

4060 ■ AMERICAN METEOROLOGICAL SOCIETY

Attn: Fellowship/Scholarship Program
45 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02108-3693
Tel: (617)227-2426
Fax: (617)742-8718
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ametsoc.org/amsstudentinfo/scholfeldocs/index.html
To provide financial assistance to undergraduates majoring in meteorology or an aspect of atmospheric sciences with an interest in statistical meteorology.
Title of Award: Bob Glahn Scholarship in Statistical Meteorology Area, Field, or Subject: Atmospheric science; Hydrology; Meteorology; Oceanography; Statistics Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,500 per year. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to full-time students entering their final year of undergraduate study and majoring in meteorology or an aspect of the atmospheric or related oceanic and hydrologic sciences. Applicants must intend to make atmospheric or related sciences their career, with preference for students who have demonstrated a strong interest in statistical meteorology. They must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents enrolled at a U.S. institution and have a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher. Along with their application, they must submit 200-word essays on 1) their most important achievements that qualify them for this scholarship, and 2) their career goals in the atmospheric or related oceanic or hydrologic fields. Selection is based on academic excellence and achievement; financial need is not considered. The sponsor specifically encourages applications from women, minorities, and students with disabilities who are traditionally underrepresented in the atmospheric and related oceanic sciences. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: Requests for an application must be accompanied by a self-addressed stamped envelope.

4061 ■ AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR ENGINEERING EDUCATION

Attn: SMART Defense Scholarship Program
1818 N Street, N.W., Suite 600
Washington, DC 20036-2479
Tel: (202)331-3516
Fax: (202)265-8504
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.asee.org/resources/fellowships/smart/index.cfm
To provide scholarship/loans to upper-division and graduate students in areas of science, mathematics, and engineering that are of interest to the U.S. Department of Defense.
Title of Award: Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation (SMART) Defense Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: Architecture, Naval; Behavioral sciences; Biological and clinical sciences; Chemistry; Computer and information sciences; Earth sciences; Engineering, Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautical; Engineering, Chemical; Engineering, Civil; Engineering, Electrical; Engineering, Materials; Engineering, Mechanical; Engineering, Ocean; Geosciences; Materials research/science; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Oceanography; Physics Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College, Graduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 36 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: The program provides full payment of tuition, fees, room, board, and other normal educational expenses at the recipient's institution. A book allowance of $1,000 per year is also provided. This is a scholarship/loan program; recipients must agree to serve as a civilian employee of the Department of Defense in a science and engineering position. If they fail to fulfill that service obligation, they must reimburse the federal government for all funds they received. Duration: Up to 24 months.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to upper-division and graduate students working on an undergraduate or graduate degree in any of the following fields: aeronautical and astronautical engineering; biosciences; chemical engineering; chemistry; civil engineering; cognitive, neural, and behavioral sciences; computer and computational sciences; electrical engineering; geosciences, including terrain, water, and air; materials science and engineering; mathematics; mechanical engineering; naval architecture and ocean engineering; oceanography; or physics. Applicants must be U.S. citizens who have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Selection is based on academic records, personal statements, letters of recommendation, and GRE scores. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: This program, established in 2005, is sponsored by the Army Research Laboratory, the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, the Office of Naval Research, the Air Force Research Laboratory, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the Defense Information Systems Agency, and the Defense Threat Reduction Agency.

4062 ■ APPALACHIAN COLLEGE ASSOCIATION

Attn: Director of Programs
210 Center Street
Berea, KY 40403
Tel: (859)986-4584
Fax: (859)986-9549
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.acaweb.org
To provide financial assistance to students majoring in computer science, engineering, and mathematics (CSEM) at colleges and universities that are members of the Appalachian College Association (ACA).
Title of Award: Appalachian College Association Scholarships for Majoring in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics Area, Field, or Subject: Computer and information sciences; Engineering; Mathematics and mathematical sciences Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: 30 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,750 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed 1 additional year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to full-time students entering their junior or senior year at ACA member institutions. Applicants must be majoring in a CSEM discipline, have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, and be able to document financial need. Along with their application, they must submit a 500-word essay describing their career ambitions, their commitment to the Appalachian region, and the potential benefits to Appalachia of their degree choice. U.S. citizenship is required. Preference is given to graduates of high schools in the Appalachian region. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: Funding for this program, which began in 2003, is provided by the National Science Foundation. The ACA includes member institutions in Kentucky (Alice Lloyd College, Berea College, Campbellsville University, University of the Cumberlands, Kentucky Christian University, Lindsey Wilson College, Pikeville College, and Union College), North Carolina (Brevard College, Lees-McRae College, Mars Hill College, Montreat College, and Warren Wilson College), Tennessee (Bryan College, Carson-Newman College, King College, Lee University, Lincoln Memorial University, Maryville College, Milligan College, Tennessee Wesleyan College, Tusculum College, and University of the South), Virginia (Bluefield College, Emery & Henry College, Ferrum College, and Virginia Intermont College), and West Virginia (Alderson-Broaddus College, Bethany College, Davis & Elkins College, Ohio Valley University, University of Charleston, West Virginia Wesleyan College, and Wheeling Jesuit University).

4063 ■ APPALACHIAN COLLEGE ASSOCIATION

Attn: Director of Programs
210 Center Street
Berea, KY 40403
Tel: (859)986-4584
Fax: (859)986-9549
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.acaweb.org
To provide financial assistance to upper-division students majoring in biology, chemistry, or mathematics at colleges and universities that are members of the Appalachian College Association (ACA) who plan to become teachers.
Title of Award: Robert Noyce Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Biological and clinical sciences; Chemistry; Education; Mathematics and mathematical sciences Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: 12 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $7,500 per year. Recipients must be willing to sign a promissory note with a commitment to teach in a high-need middle or high school for 2 years for every year of the scholarship. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed 1 additional year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to full-time students entering their junior or senior year at ACA member institutions with a major in biology, chemistry, or mathematics and plans to earn a teaching license. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and be able to document financial need. Along with their application, they must submit a 500-word essay describing their interest in becoming a 6-12 teacher; their commitment to the Appalachian region, including the impact they hope to have as a teacher; and actual and planned progress toward becoming certified. U.S. citizenship is required. Preference is given to graduates of high schools in the Appalachian region and to applicants who express a desire to teach in a high-need middle or high school, especially schools in central Appalachia. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: Funding for this program is provided by the National Science Foundation. The ACA includes member institutions in Kentucky (Alice Lloyd College, Berea College, Campbellsville University, University of the Cumberlands, Kentucky Christian University, Lindsey Wilson College, Pikeville College, and Union College), North Carolina (Brevard College, Lees-McRae College, Mars Hill College, Montreat College, and Warren Wilson College), Tennessee (Bryan College, Carson-Newman College, King College, Lee University, Lincoln Memorial University, Maryville College, Milligan College, Tennessee Wesleyan College, Tusculum College, and University of the South), Virginia (Bluefield College, Emery & Henry College, Ferrum College, and Virginia Intermont College), and West Virginia (Alderson-Broaddus College, Bethany College, Davis & Elkins College, Ohio Valley University, University of Charleston, West Virginia Wesleyan College, and Wheeling Jesuit University).

4064 ■ ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION

Attn: Financial Aid Division
114 East Capitol Avenue
Little Rock, AR 72201-3818
Tel: (501)371-2050
Free: 800-54-STUDY
Fax: (501)371-2001
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.arkansashighered.com/mteachers.html
To provide scholarship/loans to minority undergraduates in Arkansas who want to become teachers.
Title of Award: Arkansas Minority Teacher Scholars Program Area, Field, or Subject: Counseling/Guidance; Education; Education, Elementary; Linguistics; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Science Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 97 of these scholarship/loans were approved. Funds Available: Awards up to $5,000 per year are available. This is a scholarship/loan program. The loan will be forgiven at the rate of 20% for each year the recipient teaches full time in an Arkansas public school (or 33% per year if the obligation is fulfilled in 3 years as described above). If the loan is not forgiven by service, it must be repaid with interest at a rate up to 5% points above the Federal Reserve discount rate. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed for 1 additional year if the recipient remains a full-time student with a GPA of 2.5 or higher.
Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must be minority (African American, Native American, Hispanic, or Asian American) residents of Arkansas who are U.S. citizens and enrolled as full-time juniors or seniors in an approved teacher certification program at an Arkansas public or independent 4-year institution. They must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher and
be willing to teach in an Arkansas public school for at least 5 years after completion of their teaching certificate (3 years if the teaching is in 1 of the 42 counties of Arkansas designated as the Delta Region; or if the teaching is in mathematics, science, or foreign language; or if the recipient is an African American male and teaches at the elementary level; or if the service is as a guidance counselor). Deadline for Receipt: May of each year.

4065 ■ ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION

Attn: Financial Aid Division
114 East Capitol Avenue
Little Rock, AR 72201-3818
Tel: (501)371-2050
Free: 800-54-STUDY
Fax: (501)371-2001
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.starark.com
To provide scholarship/loans to college students in Arkansas who are interested in preparing for a teaching career in an approved subject or geographic shortage area.
Title of Award: Arkansas State Teacher Assistance Resource (STAR) Program Area, Field, or Subject: Biological and clinical sciences; Chemistry; Earth sciences; Education; Education, Secondary; Education, Special; Geosciences; Linguistics; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Physical sciences; Physics Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Master's, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 42 of these scholarship/loans were approved. Funds Available: The award is $3,000 per year for students who agree to teach in either a geographic teacher shortage area or a subject teacher shortage area. For students who agree to teach in both a geographic shortage area and a subject shortage area, the award is $6,000 per year. This is a scholarship/loan program. Recipients must teach in an Arkansas geographic or subject shortage area for 1 year for each year of support they receive. If they fail to complete that teaching obligation, they must repay all funds received. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed for 1 additional year if the recipient is enrolled in a 4-year teacher education program or 2 additional years if enrolled in a 5-year teacher education program. Renewal requires that the recipient maintain a GPA of 2.75 or higher and complete 24 semester hours as an undergraduate or 18 semester hours as a graduate student.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Arkansas residents who are full-time students enrolled 1) at a 4-year public or private college or university in the state with an approved teacher education program; 2) in an associate of arts in teaching program; or 3) in an master of arts in teaching program. Applicants must have a GPA of 2.75 or higher and be entering their sophomore, junior, or senior year (or be in a master's degree program). They must be willing to teach in a public school located in a geographic area of Arkansas designated as having a critical shortage of teachers or in a subject matter area designated as having a critical shortage of teachers. Applicants must have completed their freshman year at an accredited Arkansas public or private college or university in a major field of study leading to secondary teacher certification in 1 of the shortage areas. U.S. citizenship is required. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 2004 as a replacement for the former Arkansas Emergency Secondary Education Loan Program. Recently, the subject areas designated as having a critical shortage of teachers were foreign language, mathematics, chemistry, physics, biology, physical science, earth science, and special education. For a list of geographic areas of Arkansas that are designated as having a critical shortage of teachers, contact the Department of Higher Education. The State Teacher Assistance Resource (STAR) program also provides that teachers who received federal student loans may have those loans repaid 1) at the rate of $3,000 per year if they teach a subject area in Arkansas that is designated as a shortage area or if they teach in a geographic area of the state with a shortage of teachers, or 2) at the rate of $6,000 per year if they teach a shortage subject area in a shortage geographic area. Students may not, however, participate in both the scholarship/loan program and the federal loan repayment program.

4066 ■ ARMED FORCES COMMUNICATIONS AND ELECTRONICS ASSOCIATION

Attn: AFCEA Educational Foundation
4400 Fair Lakes Court
Fairfax, VA 22033-3899
Tel: (703)631-6149
Free: 800-336-4583
Fax: (703)631-4693
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.afcea.org/education/scholarships/undergraduate/pub1.asp
To provide financial assistance to undergraduate students who are working full time on a degree by means of a distance-learning or on-line program.
Title of Award: AFCEA Distance-Learning/On-Line Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Computer and information sciences; Engineering, Chemical; Engineering, Computer; Engineering, Electrical; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Physics; Systems engineering Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to U.S. citizens working full time on a bachelor's degree by means of a distance-learning or on-line program affiliated with a major, accredited 4-year college or university in the United States. Applicants must have completed at least 1 year of course work based on a 30-semester hour equivalent; classes in progress at the time of application cannot be used towards the 1-year minimum completion requirement. Completed courses must include at least 2 semesters of calculus (not pre-calculus). Majors are limited to the fields of engineering (chemical, computer, electrical, or systems), mathematics, physics, or computer science. Selection is based primarily on academic excellence. Deadline for Receipt: July of each year.

4067 ■ ARMED FORCES COMMUNICATIONS AND ELECTRONICS ASSOCIATION

Attn: AFCEA Educational Foundation
4400 Fair Lakes Court
Fairfax, VA 22033-3899
Tel: (703)631-6149
Free: 800-336-4583
Fax: (703)631-4693
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.afcea.org/education/scholarships/rotc/rotc1.asp
To provide financial assistance to ROTC cadets who are majoring in fields related to communications and electronics.
Title of Award: AFCEA ROTC Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Computer and information sciences; Electronics; Engineering, Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautical; Engineering, Chemical; Engineering, Computer; Engineering, Electrical; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Physics; Systems engineering Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: 36 each year, divided equally among Army, Navy/Marine Corps, and Air Force ROTC programs; for each service, 6 are awarded to rising juniors, 6 to rising seniors. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to ROTC cadets majoring in electronics, engineering (aerospace, chemical, computer, electrical, or systems), mathematics, physics, or computer science. Applicants must be nominated by their ROTC professor, be entering their junior or senior year, be U.S. citizens, be of good moral character, have demonstrated academic excellence, be motivated to complete a college education and serve as officers in the U.S. armed forces, and be able to demonstrate financial need. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year.

4068 ■ ARMED FORCES COMMUNICATIONS AND ELECTRONICS ASSOCIATION

Attn: AFCEA Educational Foundation
4400 Fair Lakes Court
Fairfax, VA 22033-3899
Tel: (703)631-6149
Free: 800-336-4583
Fax: (703)631-4693

E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.afcea.org/education/scholarships/workingstudents/ws1.asp
To provide financial assistance to undergraduate students who are working part time on a degree in engineering or the sciences while already employed. Title of Award: AFCEA Scholarship for Working Professionals Area, Field, or Subject: Computer and information sciences; Engineering, Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautical; Engineering, Chemical; Engineering, Electrical; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Physics; Systems engineering Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,500. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to part-time students entering their sophomore, junior, or senior year at an accredited 2-year or 4-year college or university in the United States while already employed in a science or technology field. Applicants must be U.S. citizens working toward a degree in engineering (aerospace, chemical, electrical, or systems), mathematics, physics, or computer science with a GPA of 3.4 or higher. They must be able to demonstrate academic achievement, patriotism, and potential to contribute to the American work force. Deadline for Receipt: September of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 2002.

4069 ■ ARMED FORCES COMMUNICATIONS AND ELECTRONICS ASSOCIATION

Attn: AFCEA Educational Foundation
4400 Fair Lakes Court
Fairfax, VA 22033-3899
Tel: (703)631-6149
Free: 800-336-4583
Fax: (703)631-4693
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.afcea.org/education/scholarships/undergraduate/genemm.asp
To provide funding to veterans, military personnel, and their family members who are majoring in specified scientific fields in college.
Title of Award: General Emmett Paige Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Computer and information sciences; Engineering, Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautical; Engineering, Chemical; Engineering, Computer; Engineering, Electrical; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Physics Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 11 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to veterans, persons on active duty in the uniformed military services, and their spouses or dependents who are currently enrolled full time in an accredited 4-year college or university in the United States. Graduating high school seniors are not eligible, but veterans entering college as freshmen may apply. Spouses or dependents must be sophomores or juniors. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, be of good moral character, have demonstrated academic excellence, be motivated to complete a college education, and be working toward a degree in engineering (aerospace, chemical, computer, or electrical), mathematics, physics, or computer science with a GPA of 3.4 or higher. They must provide a copy of Discharge Form DD214, Certificate of Service, or facsimile of their current Department of Defense or Coast Guard Identification Card. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year.

4070 ■ ARMED FORCES COMMUNICATIONS AND ELECTRONICS ASSOCIATION

Attn: AFCEA Educational Foundation
4400 Fair Lakes Court
Fairfax, VA 22033-3899
Tel: (703)631-6149
Free: 800-336-4583
Fax: (703)631-4693
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.afcea.org/education/scholarships/undergraduate/veteran.asp
To provide financial assistance to veterans and military personnel who served in Afghanistan or Iraq and are working on an undergraduate degree in fields related to the support of U.S. intelligence enterprises.
Title of Award: Veterans of Enduring Freedom-Afghanistan and Iraqi Freedom Combat Operations Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Computer and information sciences; Engineering; Engineering, Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautical; Engineering, Computer; Engineering, Electrical; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Physics;

Systems engineering Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to active-duty and honorably discharged U.S. military veterans, Reservists, and National Guard personnel who served in combat operations of Enduring Freedom-Afghanistan or Iraqi Freedom. Applicants must be enrolled at a 2- or 4-year institution in the United States and working on an undergraduate degree in computer engineering technology, computer information systems, electronics engineering technology, engineering (aerospace, computer, electrical, or systems), mathematics, physics, or computer science. Along with their application, they must submit an essay that includes a brief synopsis of relevant work experience (including military assignments), a brief statement of career goals after graduation, and a explanation of how their academic and career goals will contribute to the areas related to communications, intelligence and/or information systems, and the mission of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA). Financial need is also considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: October of each year. Additional Information: This scholarship was first offered in 2005.

4071 ■ ARMED FORCES COMMUNICATIONS AND ELECTRONICS ASSOCIATION

Attn: AFCEA Educational Foundation
4400 Fair Lakes Court
Fairfax, VA 22033-3899
Tel: (703)631-6149
Free: 800-336-4583
Fax: (703)631-4693
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.afcea.org/education/scholarships/undergraduate/pub2.asp
To provide financial assistance to undergraduate students who are working full time on a degree in engineering or the sciences.
Title of Award: General John A. Wickham Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Computer and information sciences; Engineering, Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautical; Engineering, Chemical; Engineering, Computer; Engineering, Electrical; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Physics; Systems engineering Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 11 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to full-time students entering their junior or senior year at an accredited degree-granting 4-year college or university in the United States. Applicants must be U.S. citizens working toward a degree in engineering (aerospace, chemical, computer, electrical, or systems), mathematics, physics, or computer science with a GPA of 3.5 or higher. They must be able to demonstrate academic achievement, patriotism, and potential to contribute to the American work force. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

4072 ■ ARMED FORCES COMMUNICATIONS AND ELECTRONICS ASSOCIATION

Attn: AFCEA Educational Foundation
4400 Fair Lakes Court
Fairfax, VA 22033-3899
Tel: (703)631-6149
Free: 800-336-4583
Fax: (703)631-4693
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.afcea.org/education/scholarships/undergraduate/sgtjean.asp
To provide funding to members and veterans of the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) who are majoring in specified fields in college.
Title of Award: Marine Sgt. Jeannette L. Winters Memorial Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Computer and information sciences; Engineering, Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautical; Engineering, Computer; Engineering, Electrical; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Physics; Systems engineering Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to USMC personnel currently on active duty, in the Reserves, or honorably-discharged veterans who are enrolled full or part time in an accredited college or university in the United States. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, be of good moral character, have demonstrated academic excellence, be motivated to complete a college education, and be working on a degree in engineering (aerospace, computer, electrical, or systems), mathematics, physics, or computer science with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. They must provide a copy of Discharge Form DD214, Certificate of Service, or facsimile of their current Department of Defense Identification Card. Deadline for Receipt: September of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 2002 to honor a Marine who died when her KC-130 aircraft crashed in Pakistan.

4073 ■ ASSOCIATION FOR IRON & STEEL TECHNOLOGY

Attn: AIST Foundation
186 Thorn Hill Road
Warrendale, PA 15086-7528
Tel: (724)776-6040
Fax: (724)776-1880
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.aist.org/foundation/scholarships.htm
To provide financial assistance for college study of engineering to Canadians who are children of members of the Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST).
Title of Award: David H. Samson Canadian Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Chemistry; Engineering; Geology; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Physics Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $US2,000. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed for up to 3 additional years.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to the children (natural, adopted, or ward) of Canadian citizens and landed immigrants who are members of the association. Applicants must have been accepted in an eligible full-time course of study of engineering at an accredited Canadian university. If no engineering student applies, the award may be made to an eligible student planning to major in chemistry, geology, mathematics, or physics. The scholarship may also be awarded to a student entering a community college if there is no eligible applicant entering an accredited university. The committee may also award the scholarship to a previous applicant entering the second or third year at a Canadian university or community college if there is no eligible applicant entering the first year. Selection is based on academic achievements, extracurricular activities, and the student's written statements; financial need is not considered. Deadline for Receipt: June of each year. Additional Information: The AIST was formed in 2004 by the merger of the Iron and Steel Society (ISS) and the Association of Iron and Steel Engineers (AISE). Information is also available from Robert Kneale, AIST Northern Member Chapter, P.O. Box 1734, Cambridge, Ontario N1R 7G8, Canada.

4074 ■ ASSOCIATION FOR IRON & STEEL TECHNOLOGY-NORTHWEST CHAPTER

c/o Gerardo L. Giraldo, Secretary-Treasurer
Nucor Steel Seattle, Inc.
Washington Steel Division
2424 S.W. Andover Street
Seattle, WA 98106-1100
Tel: (206)933-2245
Fax: (206)933-2207
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.aist.org/chapters/mc_pittsburgh_scholar_guidelines.htm
To provide financial assistance to family of members of the Northwest Chapter of the Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST) who are interested in studying engineering in college.
Title of Award: Northwest Chapter AIST Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Business; Chemistry; Engineering; Manufacturing; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Metallurgy; Physics Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: 2 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to children, grandchildren, spouses, or nieces/nephews of chapter members who are high school seniors planning to attend an accredited 4-year college or university. Applicants must intend to study engineering; if there are no applicants in engineering, the award may be given to a student majoring in chemistry, mathematics, metallurgy, or physics, or to a student showing an interest in preparing for a career in the iron and steel industry. Along with their application, they must submit a 500-word essay on 1 of the following topics: 1) an accomplishment they have achieved while they have been a student, why they were successful, and how their success will influence their future plans as an engineer or an engineer in the steel industry; 2) their strengths and interests and how they will apply their skills to a career in the steel industry or as an engineer; or 3) the challenges that face the steel industry and the opportunities for graduates to improve the success of companies within the industry. Financial need is not considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: June of each year. Additional Information: The AIST was formed in 2004 by the merger of the Iron and Steel Society (ISS) and the Association of Iron and Steel Engineers (AISE). The Northwest Chapter serves Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming.

4075 ■ ASSOCIATION OF OLD CROWS

Attn: AOC Educational Foundation
1000 North Payne Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-1652
Tel: (703)549-1600
Fax: (703)549-2589
Web Site: http://www.crows.org
To provide financial assistance to military enlisted personnel who are pursuing off-duty college-level education programs in fields related to electronics.
Title of Award: Association of Old Crows Enlisted Tuition Grants Area, Field, or Subject: Electronics; Engineering, Electrical; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Physics Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, a total of $160,000 per year was available for this program. Funds Available: Support is provided to supplement the funding available through the tuition assistance programs. Duration: 1 semester; may be renewed.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to military enlisted personnel (rank of E-4 and above) who are utilizing the tuition assistance programs of the services to study electrical engineering, physics, mathematics, and related areas during their off-duty hours. Selection is based on academic excellence and financial need. Additional Information: Funding is provided by local chapters of this organization, which was founded by World War II veterans who had engaged in electronic warfare to disrupt enemy communications and radars. The program was code-named "Raven" and its operators became known as Old Crows. For information on a chapter in your area, contact the AOC Educational Foundation.

4076 ■ ASSOCIATION FOR WOMEN IN SCIENCE-SEATTLE CHAPTER

c/o Fran Solomon, Scholarship Committee Chair
5805 16th Avenue, N.E.
Seattle, WA 98105
Tel: (206)522-6441
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.scn.org/awis/undergraduate_scholarship.htm
To provide financial assistance to women undergraduates from any state majoring in science, mathematics, or engineering at colleges and universities in western Washington.
Title of Award: AWIS Seattle Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Biochemistry; Biological and clinical sciences; Chemistry; Engineering; Environmental conservation; Environmental science; Geology; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Pharmaceutical sciences; Physics Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 11 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: Stipends range from $1,000 to $1,500. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to women from any state entering their junior or senior year at a 4-year college or university in western Washington. Applicants must have a declared major in science (e.g., biological sciences, environmental science, biochemistry, chemistry, pharmacy, geology, computer science, physics), mathematics, or engineering. Along with their application, they must submit essays on the events that led to their choice of a major, their current career plans and long-term goals, and their volunteer and community activities. Financial need is considered in the selection process. At least 1 scholarship is reserved for a woman from a group that is underrepresented in science, mathematics, and engineering careers, including Native American Indians and Alaska Natives, Black/African Americans, Mexican Americans/Chicanas/Latinas, Native Pacific Islanders (Polynesians, Melanesians, and Micronesians), and women with disabilities. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: This program includes the following named awards: the Virginia Badger Scholarship, the Angela Paez Memorial Scholarship, and the Fran Solomon Scholarship. Support for the program is provided by several sponsors, including the American Chemical Society, Iota Sigma Pi, Rosetta Inpharmatics, and ZymoGenetics, Inc.

4077 ■ BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL WOMEN OF VIRGINIA

Attn: Virginia BPW Foundation
P.O. Box 4842
McLean, VA 22103-4842
Web Site: http://www.bpwva.org/Foundation.shtml
To provide financial assistance to women in Virginia who are interested in working on a bachelor's or advanced degree in science or technology.
Title of Award: Women in Science and Technology Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Actuarial science; Biological and clinical sciences; Chemistry; Computer and information sciences; Dentistry; Engineering; Engineering, Biomedical; Insurance and insurance-related fields; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Medicine; Physics; Science; Technology Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: At least 1 each year. Funds Available: Stipends range from $500 to $1,000 per year, depending on the need of the recipient; funds may be used for tuition, fees, books, transportation, living expenses, and dependent care. Duration: 1 year; recipients may reapply (but prior recipients are not given priority).
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to women who are at least 18 years of age, U.S. citizens, Virginia residents, accepted at or currently studying at a Virginia college or university, and working on a bachelor's, master's, or doctoral degree in 1 of the following fields: actuarial science, biology, bioengineering, chemistry, computer science, dentistry, engineering, mathematics, medicine, physics, or a similar scientific or technical field. Applicants must have a definite plan to use their education in a scientific or technical profession. They must be able to demonstrate financial need. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: Recipients must complete their studies within 2 years.

4078 ■ CASUALTY ACTUARIAL SOCIETY

Attn: CAS Trust Scholarship Coordinator
1100 North Glebe Road, Suite 600
Arlington, VA 22201-4798
Tel: (703)276-3100
Fax: (703)276-3108
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.casact.org/academ/scholarship.htm
To provide financial assistance to U.S. and Canadian students who are preparing for a career in the property and casualty actuarial profession.
Title of Award: CAS Trust Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: Actuarial science; Insurance and insurance-related fields; Mathematics and mathematical sciences Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Up to 3 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,500. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to U.S. and Canadian citizens who are enrolled full time at a college or university in the United States or Canada. Applicants must be preparing for a career in the property and casualty actuarial profession and pursuit of the Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) designations. They must have demonstrated high scholastic achievement and strong interest in mathematics or a mathematics-related field. Preference is given to students who have passed an actuarial examination and who have not yet won this or another scholarship from this sponsor or the Society of Actuaries. Selection is based on individual merit. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

4079 ■ CATCHING THE DREAM

8200 Mountain Road, N.E., Suite 203
Albuquerque, NM 87110-7835
Tel: (505)262-2351
Fax: (505)262-0534
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.catchingthedream.org
To provide financial assistance to American Indian students who are interested in working on an undergraduate or graduate degree in selected fields.
Title of Award: MESBEC Program Area, Field, or Subject: Business administration; Computer and information sciences; Education; Engineering; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Science Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College, Graduate Number Awarded: Varies; generally, 30 to 35 each year. Funds Available: Stipends range from $500 to $5,000. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to American Indians who can provide proof that they are at least one-quarter Indian blood and a member of a U.S. tribe that is federally-recognized, state-recognized, or terminated. Applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll full time and major in the 1 of the following fields: mathematics, engineering, science, business administration, education, or computer science. They may be entering freshmen, undergraduate students, graduate students, or Ph.D. candidates. Along with their application, they must submit documentation of financial need, 3 letters of recommendation, copies of applications and responses for at least 15 other sources of funding, official transcripts, standardized test scores (ACT, SAT, GRE, MCAT, LSAT, etc.), and an essay explaining their goals in life, college plans, and career plans (especially how those plans include working with and benefiting Indians). Selection is based on merit and potential for improving the lives of Indian people. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year for fall term; September of each year for spring and winter terms; March of each year for summer school. Additional Information: MESBEC is an acronym that stands for the priority areas of this program: mathematics, engineering, science, business, education, and computers. The sponsor was formerly known as the Native American Scholarship Fund.

4080 ■ COOK INLET REGION, INC.

Attn: CIRI Foundation
2600 Cordova Street, Suite 206
Anchorage, AK 99503
Tel: (907)263-5582
Free: 800-764-3382
Fax: (907)263-5588
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.thecirifoundation.org/scholarship.html
To provide financial assistance for undergraduate or graduate studies in selected fields to Alaska Natives who are original enrollees to Cook Inlet Region, Inc. (CIRI) and their lineal descendants.
Title of Award: CIRI Foundation Special Excellence Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Business administration; Education; Engineering; General studies/Field of study not specified; Health care services; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Science Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College, Graduate Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $18,000 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Alaska Native enrollees to CIRI under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) of 1971 and their lineal descendants. There are no Alaska residency requirements or age limitations. Applicants must be accepted or enrolled full time in a 4-year undergraduate or a graduate degree program. They must have a GPA of 3.7 or higher. Preference is given to students working on a degree in business, education, mathematics, sciences, health services, or engineering. Selection is based on academic achievement, rigor of course work or degree program, quality of a statement of purpose, student financial contribution, financial need, grade level, previous work performance, education and community activities, letters of recommendation, seriousness of purpose, and practicality of educational and professional goals. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 1997. Recipients must enroll in school on a full-time basis.

4081 ■ COUNCIL OF ENERGY RESOURCE TRIBES

Attn: Education Program Director
695 South Colorado Boulevard, Suite 10
Denver, CO 80246-8008
Tel: (303)282-7576
Fax: (303)282-7584
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.certredearth.com
To provide financial assistance to American Indian high school seniors who are interested in studying fields related to mathematics, business, science, engineering, or other technical fields in college.
Title of Award: CERT Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Business administration; Engineering; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Science Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Funds Available: Costs of instruction, activities, and room and board for the summer institute are paid by the TRIBES program. The amount of the college scholarship is $1,000 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed up to 4 additional years, provided the recipient maintains a GPA of 2.5 or higher.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Indian high school seniors, college students, and graduates students who have participated in the Tribal Resource Institute in Business, Engineering, and Science (TRIBES) program, an intensive 7-week summer college-level program. CERT internship participants are also eligible. Applicants must be planning to enroll full time at an accredited 2- or 4-year tribal, public, or private college or university and major in business, engineering, science, mathematics, computer technology, or a related field. Along with their application, they must submit official tribal affiliation documents, university or college enrollment verification, and their most recent academic transcripts. Financial need is also considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: Applications for the TRIBES program must be submitted by January of each year. Other students may apply by the end of August for the fall semester or January for the spring semester. Additional Information: The TRIBES program runs for 7 weeks during the summer at the University of New Mexico, Native American Studies, MSCO6 3740, Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001, (505) 277-1812, Fax: (505) 277-1818.

4082 ■ COUNCIL OF THE GREAT CITY SCHOOLS

1301 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Suite 702
Washington, DC 20004
Tel: (202)393-2427
Fax: (202)393-2400
Web Site: http://www.cgcs.org
To provide financial assistance to African American women interested in studying engineering, mathematics, science, or technology in college.
Title of Award: Marcia Page Scholarship for Mathematics and Science Education Area, Field, or Subject: Engineering; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Science; Technology Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: 2 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $5,000. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to African American women who are graduating from high school and have been accepted at a 4- or 5-year college or university as a full-time student. Applicants must be able to demonstrate academic achievement in high school, success in overcoming obstacles or achieving goals, and a commitment to a career in science, mathematics, engineering, or technology. They must be enrolled in a school district that is a member of the Council of the Great City Schools, a coalition of 64 of the nation's largest urban public school systems. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: This scholarship, first awarded in 2005, is sponsored by Texas Instruments, Inc.

4083 ■ DELAWARE HIGHER EDUCATION COMMISSION

Carvel State Office Building
820 North French Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
Tel: (302)577-3240
Free: 800-292-7935
Fax: (302)577-6765
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.doe.state.de.us/high-ed/christa.htm
To provide scholarship/loans for teacher training to Delaware residents with outstanding academic records.
Title of Award: Christa McAuliffe Teacher Scholarship/Loan Area, Field, or Subject: Counseling/Guidance; Education; Education, Bilingual and cross-cultural; Education, English as a second language; Education, Special; English language and literature; Library and archival sciences; Linguistics; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Reading; Technology Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Up to 50 each year. Funds Available: Funds up to the cost of tuition, fees, and other direct educational expenses are provided. This is a scholarship/loan program; if the recipient performs required service at a school in Delaware, the loan is forgiven at the rate of 1 year of assistance for each year of service. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed for up to 3 additional years.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Delaware residents who are enrolled or accepted for enrollment at a Delaware college or university in a program leading to teacher qualification. Preference is given to applicants planning to teach in an area of critical need. High school seniors must rank in the top half of their class and have a combined score of at least 1570 on the SAT; applicants who are already enrolled in college must have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher. Selection is based on academic achievement. U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status is required. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: The areas of critical need recently included bilingual education, business education, English, foreign languages, English to speakers of other languages, mathematics, reading, science, school librarianship, special education, and technology education.

4084 ■ DELTA SIGMA THETA SORORITY, INC.-THE FEDERAL CITY ALUMNAE CHAPTER

Attn: Educational Development Committee
P.O. Box 1605
Washington, DC 20013
Tel: (202)545-1913
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.thefcacdst.org/html/chapterEvents.htm
To provide financial assistance to high school seniors in Washington, D.C. who plan to attend an Historically Black College or University (HBCU) to major in a field related to science and engineering.
Title of Award: Federal City Alumnae Chapter Scholarship for Excellence Area, Field, or Subject: Computer and information sciences; Engineering; Information science and technology; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Science Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 2 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $5,000. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to seniors graduating from public and public charter high schools in the District of Columbia. Applicants must have been accepted to attend an HBCU to major in computer science, engineering, information technology, mathematics, science, or a related field. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Along with their application, they must submit a 2-page essay on why they decided to attend an HBCU to major in mathematics, science, or a related field. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year.

4085 ■ DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Highway Administration
Attn: National Highway Institute, HNHI-20
4600 North Fairfax Drive, Suite 800
Arlington, VA 22203-1553
Tel: (703)235-0538
Fax: (703)235-0593
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nhi.fhwa.dot.gov/ddetfp.asp
To enable students to participate in research activities at facilities of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Highway Administration in the Washington, D.C. area.
Title of Award: Eisenhower Grants for Research Fellowships Area, Field, or Subject: Chemistry; Economics; Engineering; Engineering, Civil; Geography; Information science and technology; Materials research/science; Operations research; Physics; Public administration; Statistics; Technology; Transportation; Urban affairs/design/planning Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College, Graduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 9 students participated in this program. Funds Available: Fellows receive full tuition and fees that relate to the academic credits for the approved research project and a monthly stipend of $1,450 for college seniors, $1,700 for master's students, or $2,000 for doctoral students. An allowance for travel to and from the DOT facility where the research is conducted is also provided, but selectees are responsible for their own housing accommodations. Faculty advisors are allowed 1 site review on projects over 6 months and 2 site reviews on projects over 9 months; travel and per diem are provided for those site reviews. Duration: Tenure is normally 3, 6, 9, or 12 months.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to 1) students in their junior year of a baccalaureate program who will complete their junior year before being awarded a fellowship; 2) students in their senior year of a baccalaureate program; and 3) students who have completed their baccalaureate degree and are enrolled in a program leading to a master's, Ph.D., or equivalent degree. Applicants must be U.S. citizens enrolled in an accredited U.S. institution of higher education working on a degree full time and planning to enter the transportation profession after completing their higher education. They select 1 or more projects from a current list of research projects underway at various DOT facilities; the research will be conducted with academic supervision provided by a faculty advisor from their home university (which grants academic credit for the research project) and with technical direction provided by the DOT staff. Specific requirements for the target projects vary; most require engineering backgrounds, but others involve transportation planning, information management, public administration, physics, materials science, statistical analysis, operations research, chemistry, economics, technology transfer, urban studies, geography, and urban and regional planning. The DOT encourages students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs) to apply for these grants. Selection is based on match of the student's qualifications with the proposed research project (including the student's ability to accomplish the project in the available time), recommendation letters regarding the nominee's qualifications to conduct the research, academic records (including class standing, GPA, and transcripts), and transportation work experience (if any) including the employer's endorsement. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year.

4086 ■ THE DEVELOPMENT FUND FOR BLACK STUDENTS IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

2705 Bladensburg Road, N.E.
Washington, DC 20018
Tel: (202)635-3604
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/dlhinson/dfb_sch.htm
To provide scholarships to African American students who enroll in scientific or technical fields of study at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
Title of Award: The Development Fund for Black Students in Science and Technology Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Engineering; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Science Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Several each year. Funds Available: The amount of the scholarship is based on merit and financial need. Awards up to $2,000 per year are available. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed for up to 4 years, as long as the recipient remains in good academic standing and enrolled full time in a science or engineering curriculum.
Eligibility Requirements: Deans and faculty members of the various engineering and science departments at predominantly Black colleges and universities are invited to identify students to be considered for these scholarships. To be eligible, nominated students must intend to enroll at a predominantly Black college or university or already be enrolled at such a college or university. They must intend to major in a technical field and be U.S. citizens or permanent residents who intend to remain in the United States after graduation. Selection is based on academic achievement (grades and SAT scores, especially in science and mathematics), a personal essay describing career goals and relevant extracurricular activities, recommendations, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: June of each year. Additional Information: Prior to 1995, these scholarships were awarded solely or primarily through the National Merit Scholarship Corporation's National Achievement Scholarship Program. Scholarship applications are available only through the financial aid offices of prequalified schools. Currently, these are: Bennett College, Clark Atlanta University, Elizabeth City State University, Fisk University, Florida A&M University, Fort Valley State College, Hampton University, Howard University, Langston University, Lincoln University of Pennsylvania, Morehouse University, Morgan State University, North Carolina A&T State University, Prairie View A&M University, Southern University and A&M College, Spelman College, Tennessee State University, Tuskegee University, Wilberforce University, and Xavier University of Louisiana.

4087 ■ BILL AND MELINDA GATES FOUNDATION

P.O. Box 10500
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
877-690-GMSP
Web Site: http://www.gmsp.org
To provide financial assistance to outstanding low-income minority students, particularly those interested in majoring in specific fields in college.
Title of Award: Gates Millennium Undergraduate Scholars Program Area, Field, or Subject: Education; Engineering; General studies/Field of study not specified; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Science Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Under the Gates Millennium Scholars Program, a total of 4,000 students receive support each year. Funds Available: The program covers the cost of tuition, fees, books, and living expenses not paid for by grants and scholarships already committed as part of the recipient's financial aid package. Duration: 4 years or the completion of the undergraduate degree, if the recipient maintains at least a 3.0 GPA.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to African Americans, Alaska Natives, American Indians, Hispanic Americans, and Asian Pacific Islander Americans who are graduating high school seniors with a GPA of 3.3 or higher. Principals, teachers, guidance counselors, tribal higher education representatives, and other professional educators are invited to nominate students with outstanding academic qualifications, especially those likely to succeed in the fields of mathematics, science, engineering, education, or library science. Nominees should have significant financial need and demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community service, extracurricular, or other activities. U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status is required. Nominees must be planning to enter an accredited college or university as a full-time, degree-seeking freshman in the following fall. Deadline for Receipt: January of each year. Additional Information: This program, established in 1999, is funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and administered by the United Negro College Fund with support from the American Indian Graduate Center, the Hispanic Scholarship Fund, and the Organization of Chinese Americans.

4088 ■ GEORGIA SPACE GRANT CONSORTIUM

c/o Georgia Institute of Technology
Aerospace Engineering
Space Science and Technology Building, Room 210
Atlanta, GA 30332-0150
Tel: (404)894-0521
Fax: (404)894-9313
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ae.gatech.edu/organizations/gsgc/html/fellowship.htm
To provide financial assistance for undergraduate and graduate study of space-related fields to students at member institutions of the Georgia Space Grant Consortium (GSGC).
Title of Award: Georgia Space Grant Consortium Fellowships Area, Field, or Subject: Aerospace sciences; Computer and information sciences; Engineering, Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautical; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Space and planetary sciences Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: A stipend is awarded (amount not specified).
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to U.S. citizens who are undergraduate and graduate students at member institutions of the GSGC. Applicants must be working on a degree in mathematics, science, engineering, computer science, or a technical discipline related to space. Selection is based on transcripts, 3 letters of reference, and an essay of 100 to 500 words on the applicant's professional interests and objectives and their relationship to the field of aerospace. Awards are provided as part of the Space Grant program of the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), which encourages participation by women, minorities, and people with disabilities. Additional Information: Institutions that are members of the GSGC include Albany State University, Clark Atlanta University, Columbus State University, Fort Valley State University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia State University, Kennesaw State University, Mercer University, Morehouse College, Spelman College, State University of West Georgia, and the University of Georgia. This program is funded by NASA.

4089 ■ BARRY M. GOLDWATER SCHOLARSHIP AND EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION FOUNDATION

Springfield Corporate Center
6225 Brandon Avenue, Suite 315
Springfield, VA 22150-2519
Tel: (703)756-6012
Fax: (703)756-6015
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.act.org/goldwater
To provide financial assistance to outstanding college students planning careers in mathematics, engineering, or the natural sciences.
Title of Award: Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Engineering; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Natural sciences Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Up to 300 each year. Funds Available: Scholarships cover the cost of tuition, fees, books, and room and board up to a maximum of $7,500 per year. Duration: Students who receive scholarships as juniors are eligible for 2 years of support or until they complete their baccalaureate degree; students who receive scholarships as seniors are eligible for 1 year of support or until they complete their baccalaureate degree.
Eligibility Requirements: Eligible to be nominated are full-time students enrolled as sophomores or juniors who are in the top quarter of their class and majoring in the natural sciences, mathematics, or engineering with a GPA of at least 3.0. Students intending to enter medical school are eligible if they plan a career in research rather than private practice. Status as a U.S. citizen, national, or resident alien is also required. Students must be nominated by their institutions; 4-year colleges and universities may nominate up to 4 current sophomores or juniors and 2-year colleges may nominate up to 2 sophomores. Applicants must submit a 2-page essay on a significant issue or problem in their field of study that is of particular interest to them. Selection is based on academic performance and demonstrated potential for and commitment to a career in mathematics, engineering, or the natural sciences. Deadline for Receipt: Institutions set their own deadlines; they must submit nominations to the foundation by January of each year. Additional Information: This program was authorized by the U.S. Congress in 1986. Information is also available from the Goldwater Scholarship Review Committee, 2201 North Dodge Street, P.O. Box 4030, Iowa City, IA 52243-4030.

4090 ■ HAWAI'I COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

Attn: Scholarship Department
1164 Bishop Street, Suite 800
Honolulu, HI 96813
Tel: (808)566-5570; 888-731-3863
Fax: (808)521-6286
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.hawaiicommunityfoundation.org/scholar/scholar.php
To provide financial assistance for college to Hawaii residents who are interested in majoring in a scientific field.
Title of Award: Shuichi, Katsu and Itsuyo Suga Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Physics; Science; Technology Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 9 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: The amounts of the awards depend on the availability of funds and the need of the recipient; recently, stipends averaged $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Hawaii residents who plan to attend an accredited 2- or 4-year college or university as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student. Applicants must be planning to study mathematics, physics, science, or technology. They must be able to demonstrate academic achievement (GPA of 3.0 or higher), good moral character, and financial need. Along with their application, they must submit a short statement indicating their reasons for attending college, planned course of study, and career goals. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: Recipients may attend college in Hawaii or on the mainland.

4091 ■ HEMOPHILIA HEALTH SERVICES

Attn: Scholarship Committee
6820 Charlotte Pike, Suite 100
Nashville, TN 37209-4234
Tel: (615)850-5175
Free: 800-800-6606
Fax: (615)352-2588
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.HemophiliaHealth.com/consumers/products_services/scholarship.htm
To provide financial assistance to high school seniors and current college students who have hemophilia and are interested in working on a degree or certification in computer science and/or mathematics.
Title of Award: Scott Tarbell Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Computer and information sciences; Mathematics and mathematical sciences Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year, depending on the availability of funds. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,500. Funds are issued payable to the recipient's school. Duration: 1 year; recipients may reapply.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who have hemophilia A or B severe. Applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll at an accredited nonprofit college, university, or vocational/technical school in the United States or Puerto Rico. They must be interested in working on a degree or certification in computer science and/or mathematics. Along with their application, they must submit an essay, up to 250 words, on the following topic: "Upon receiving your education in math and/or computer science, how will you use the new technologies (i.e., computer, internet, etc.) to better mankind and what ethical issues will you need to address?" U.S. citizenship is required. Selection is based on academic achievement in relation to tested ability and dedication to the field of computer science or mathematics. Financial need is not considered. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: This program, which started in 2003, is administered by Scholarship Program Administrators, Inc., 1201 Eighth Avenue South, P.O. Box 23737, Nashville, TN 27202-3737, (615) 320-3149, Fax: (615) 320-3151, E-mail: [email protected]

4092 ■ HISPANIC ENGINEER NATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS CONFERENCE

3900 Whiteside Street
Los Angeles, CA 90063
Tel: (323)262-0997
Fax: (323)262-0946
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.henaac.org/scholarships
To provide financial assistance to Hispanic undergraduate students majoring in engineering and related fields.
Title of Award: Amerada Hess/HENAAC Scholars Program Area, Field, or Subject: Computer and information sciences; Engineering; Materials research/science; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Science Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: Stipends range from $1,000 to $5,000. Duration: 1 year; recipients may reapply.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Hispanic undergraduate students who are enrolled full time in computer science, engineering, material science, mathematics, or applied science. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. There is no citizenship requirement. Academic achievement and campus community activities are considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: This program is sponsored by the Amerada Hess Foundation as part of its effort to support the mission of the Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Conference (HENAAC) to promote technical excellence and leadership in the Hispanic community.

4093 ■ HISPANIC ENGINEER NATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS CONFERENCE

3900 Whiteside Street
Los Angeles, CA 90063
Tel: (323)262-0997
Fax: (323)262-0946
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.henaac.org/scholarships
To provide financial assistance to Hispanic undergraduate students majoring in engineering and related fields.
Title of Award: Future Electronics/HENAAC Scholars Program Area, Field, or Subject: Computer and information sciences; Engineering; Materials research/science; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Science Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: Stipends range from $1,000 to $5,000. Duration: 1 year; recipients may reapply.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Hispanic undergraduate students who are enrolled full time in computer science, engineering, material science, mathematics, or applied science. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. There is no citizenship requirement. Academic achievement and campus community activities are considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: This program is sponsored by the Future Electronics as part of its effort to support the mission of the Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Conference (HENAAC) to promote technical excellence and leadership in the Hispanic community.

4094 ■ HISPANIC ENGINEER NATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS CONFERENCE

3900 Whiteside Street
Los Angeles, CA 90063
Tel: (323)262-0997
Fax: (323)262-0946
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.henaac.org/scholarships
To provide financial assistance to Hispanic undergraduate and graduate students majoring in engineering and related fields.
Title of Award: HENAAC Student Leadership Awards Area, Field, or Subject: Computer and information sciences; Engineering; Materials research/science; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Science Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 2 each year: 1 undergraduate and 1 graduate student. Funds Available: The stipend is $5,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Hispanic undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled full time in computer science, engineering, material science, mathematics, or applied science. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. There is no citizenship requirement. Academic achievement and campus community activities are considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: This program is sponsored by the Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Conference (HENAAC) to promote technical excellence and leadership in the Hispanic community.

4095 ■ HISPANIC ENGINEER NATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS CONFERENCE

3900 Whiteside Street
Los Angeles, CA 90063
Tel: (323)262-0997
Fax: (323)262-0946
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.henaac.org/scholarships
To provide financial assistance to Hispanic undergraduate students majoring in engineering and related fields.
Title of Award: Northrop Grumman/HENAAC Scholars Program Area, Field, or Subject: Architecture, Naval; Computer and information sciences; Engineering, Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautical; Engineering, Chemical; Engineering, Civil; Engineering, Computer; Engineering, Electrical; Engineering, Industrial; Engineering, Mechanical; Engineering, Ocean; Information science and technology; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Physics Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 5 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $5,000. Duration: 1 year; recipients may reapply.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Hispanic undergraduate students who are enrolled full time in the following engineering fields: aerospace, chemical, civil, computer, electrical, industrial, manufacturing, marine, mechanical, ocean, or structural. Students majoring in computer science, information science, mathematics, naval architecture, and physics are also eligible. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Academic achievement and campus community activities are considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: This program is sponsored by Northrop Grumman as part of its effort to support the mission of the Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Conference (HENAAC) to promote technical excellence and leadership in the Hispanic community.

4096 ■ HISPANIC ENGINEER NATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS CONFERENCE

3900 Whiteside Street
Los Angeles, CA 90063
Tel: (323)262-0997
Fax: (323)262-0946
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.henaac.org/scholarships
To provide financial assistance to Hispanic undergraduate students majoring in engineering and related fields.
Title of Award: NVIDIA Corporation/HENAAC Scholars Program Area, Field, or Subject: Computer and information sciences; Engineering; Materials research/science; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Science Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: Stipends range from $1,000 to $5,000. Duration: 1 year; recipients may reapply.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Hispanic undergraduate students who are enrolled full time in computer science, engineering, material science, mathematics, or applied science. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. There is no citizenship requirement. Academic achievement and campus community activities are considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: This program is sponsored by the NVIDIA Corporation as part of its effort to support the mission of the Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Conference (HENAAC) to promote technical excellence and leadership in the Hispanic community.

4097 ■ HISPANIC SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Attn: Selection Committee
55 Second Street, Suite 1500
San Francisco, CA 94105
Tel: (415)808-2350; 877-HSF-INFO
Fax: (415)808-2302
E-mail: highsch[email protected]
Web Site: http://www.hsf.net/scholarship/programs/shpe.php
To provide financial assistance for college to Hispanic Americans who are interested in majoring in designated fields of science.
Title of Award: Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: Computer and information sciences; Engineering; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Physical sciences Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 69 of these scholarships were awarded: 7 at $1,250, 2 at $1,307, and 60 at $2,500. Funds Available: Stipends range from $1,250 to $2,500 per year. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and visitors with a passport stamped I-551 who are of Hispanic heritage. Applicants may be graduating high school seniors, community college students transferring to a 4-year institution, or continuing college students as long as they have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. They must be enrolled or planning to enroll full time at an accredited college or university in the United States to major in computer science, physical science, applied science, mathematics, or engineering. Along with their application, they must submit 600-word essays on 1) how their Hispanic heritage, family upbringing, and/or role models have influenced their personal long-term goals; 2) how they contribute to their community and what they have learned from their experiences; and 3) an academic challenge they have faced and how they have overcome it. Selection is based on academic achievement, personal strengths, leadership, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: June of each year. Additional Information: This program is jointly sponsored by the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) and the Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF).

4098 ■ HISPANIC SCHOLARSHIP FUND INSTITUTE

1001 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Suite 632
Washington, DC 20036
Tel: (202)296-0009
Fax: (202)296-3633
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.hsfi.org/scholarships/energy.asp
To provide financial assistance to Hispanic undergraduate students majoring in designated business, engineering, and science fields related to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) goals of environmental restoration and waste management.
Title of Award: Environmental Management Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Business administration; Chemistry; Computer and information sciences; Engineering, Agricultural; Engineering, Civil; Engineering, Electrical; Engineering, Industrial; Engineering, Mechanical; Engineering, Metallurgical; Engineering, Petroleum; Environmental science; Epidemiology; Geology; Hydrology; Management; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Physics; Radiology; Toxicology Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $3,000 per year for 4-year university students or $2,000 per year for community college students. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents of Hispanic background who have completed at least 12 undergraduate credits with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Applicants must be interested in preparing for a career supportive of the DOE goals of environmental restoration and waste management. Eligible academic majors are in the fields of business (management and system analysis), engineering (agricultural, chemical, civil, electrical, environmental, industrial, mechanical, metallurgical, nuclear, and petroleum), and science (applied math/physics, chemistry, computer science, ecology, environmental, epidemiology, geology, health physics, hydrology, radiochemistry, radio-ecology, and toxicology). Along with their application, they must submit a 2-page essay on 1) how their academic major, interests, and career goals correspond to environmental restoration and waste management issues; and 2) how their Hispanic background and family upbringing have influenced their academic and personal goals. Selection is based on the essay, academic record, academic plans and career goals, financial need, commitment to DOE's goal of environmental restoration and waste management, and a letter of recommendation. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: This program, which began in 1990, is sponsored by DOE's Office of Environmental Management. Recipients must enroll full time at a college or university in the United States.

4099 ■ HISPANIC SCHOLARSHIP FUND INSTITUTE

1001 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Suite 632
Washington, DC 20036
Tel: (202)296-0009
Fax: (202)296-3633
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.hsfi.org/scholarships/generation.asp
To provide financial assistance to Hispanic and other students majoring in designated business, engineering, social science, and science fields who are interested in employment with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).
Title of Award: Next Generation of Public Servants Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Accounting; Biological and clinical sciences; Business administration; Computer and information sciences; Engineering; Environmental science; Finance; Geology; Information science and technology; Management; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Physics; Political science; Psychology; Sociology Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $3,000 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed up to 2 additional years if the recipient maintains full-time enrollment and a GPA of 2.8 or higher.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to U.S. citizens enrolled full time as sophomores with a GPA of 2.8 or higher. Applicants must be interested in preparing for a career with the DOE in an energy-related field. Eligible academic majors are in the fields of business (accounting, business administration, finance, and management), engineering (biomedical, chemical, civil, computer, electrical, environmental, industrial, materials, mechanical, metallurgical, nuclear, and petroleum), social science (economics, organizational psychology, political science, and sociology), and science (biological sciences, computer science, geology, information technology, mathematics, microbiology, and physics). They must be willing to participate in co-ops with the DOE. Along with their application, they must submit a 2-page essay on why a career in public service interests them, how their academic major connects with their stated DOE career goal, why the DOE should invest in them through this program, and how they believe the DOE will benefit from this investment.
Selection is based on academic achievement, financial need, demonstrated commitment to public service, and interest in federal employment with the DOE. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This program, sponsored by DOE's Office of Economic Impact and Diversity, is administered by the Hispanic Scholarship Fund Institute as part of its effort to increase Hispanic participation in federal service.

4100 ■ IDAHO SPACE GRANT CONSORTIUM

c/o University of Idaho
College of Engineering
P.O. Box 441011
Moscow, ID 83844-1011
Tel: (208)885-6438
Fax: (208)885-1399
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://isgc.uidaho.edu
To provide financial assistance for study in space-related fields to undergraduate students at institutions belonging to the Idaho Space Grant Consortium (ISGC).
Title of Award: Idaho Space Grant Consortium Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: Aerospace sciences; Education; Engineering, Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautical; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Science; Space and planetary sciences Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 24 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: The stipend is up to $1,000 per year. Funds are to be used to pay for registration at colleges in the consortium. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to full-time undergraduate students at ISGC member institutions. Applicants must be majoring in engineering, mathematics, science, or science/math education and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. They should be planning to work on a 4-year degree in a space-related field. Along with their application, they must submit a 500-word essay on their future career and educational goals and why they believe the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) should support their education. U.S. citizenship is required. As a component of the NASA Space Grant program, the ISGC encourages participation by women, underrepresented minorities, and persons with disabilities. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: Members of the consortium include Albertson College of Idaho, Boise State University, College of Southern Idaho, Idaho State University, Lewis Clark State College, North Idaho College, Northwest Nazarene College, Brigham Young University of Idaho, and the University of Idaho. This program is funded by NASA.

4101 ■ INSTITUTE OF INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION

Attn: Lucent Global Science Scholars Program
809 United Nations Plaza
New York, NY 10017-3580
Tel: (212)984-5419
Fax: (212)984-5452
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.iie.org/programs/lucent
To provide financial assistance for college to high school students in the United States and university students in other designated countries who are interested in preparing for careers in information technology.
Title of Award: Lucent Global Science Scholars Program Area, Field, or Subject: Chemistry; Computer and information sciences; Engineering; Information science and technology; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Physics Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Recently, 32 students from foreign countries (5 from China, 1 from Hong Kong, and 2 from each of the other countries) and 28 from the United States received these scholarships. Funds Available: The stipend is $5,000 per year. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school seniors in the United States and first-year university students in Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Korea, Mexico, the Netherlands, Philippines, Poland, Russia, Spain, and the United Kingdom. Students from the United States must have a GPA of 3.6 or higher. Eligible majors include applied physics, chemistry, computer science, engineering, information science and technology, mathematics and applied mathematics, and physics. Selection is based on a demonstrated record of distinction in science and mathematics and a desire to prepare for a career in information technology. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year for students from the United States; March of each year for students from other countries. Additional Information: This program, established in 1999, is funded by Lucent Technologies. Students are offered internships at Lucent's research and development and manufacturing facilities in their own countries during the summer following their freshman year in the United States or the sophomore year in other countries.

4102 ■ IOWA SPACE GRANT CONSORTIUM

Attn: Director
Iowa State University
2271 Howe Hall, Room 2365
Ames, IA 50011-2271
Tel: (515)294-3106
Free: 800-854-1667
Fax: (515)294-3361
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ia.spacegrant.org
To provide financial assistance to undergraduate and graduate students majoring in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) disciplines at member institutions of the Iowa Space Grant Consortium (ISGC).
Title of Award: Iowa Space Grant Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: Aerospace sciences; Biological and clinical sciences; Engineering, Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautical; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Science; Space and planetary sciences; Technology Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College, Graduate Number Awarded: Approximately 16 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $6,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to U.S. citizens enrolled full time as undergraduate or graduate students at ISGC member institutions. Applicants must be majoring in a STEM discipline of interest to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. They must be interested in working on the base research program at their institution. Students from underrepresented groups (women, minorities, and persons with disabilities) are especially encouraged to apply. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: Member institutions of ISGC, and their base programs, include Drake University (molecular biology and space life sciences), Iowa State University (the Spacecraft Systems and Operations Laboratory), the University of Iowa (the Operator Performance Laboratory), and the University of Northern Iowa (student research program on Iowa's lakes and wetlands). Funding for this program is provided by NASA.

4103 ■ KANSAS INSURANCE DEPARTMENT

Attn: Scholarship Fund
420 S.W. Ninth Street
Topeka, KS 66612-2103
Tel: (785)296-3071
Free: 800-432-2484
Fax: (785)296-2283
Web Site: http://www.ksinsurance.org
To provide financial assistance to African American upper-division students who are majoring in business, computer science, or mathematics at a college or university in Kansas.
Title of Award: Kansas Insurance Department African American Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Business administration; Computer and information sciences; Mathematics and mathematical sciences Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: 12 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to African American students enrolled as juniors or higher at 4-year accredited institutions of higher education in Kansas. Applicants must be majoring in business, computer science, or mathematics. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year. Additional Information: These scholarships were first awarded in 2005 with funds received in a settlement with Monumental Life as a result of the firm's race-based pricing of life insurance policies.

4104 ■ CLARE BOOTHE LUCE FUND

c/o Henry Luce Foundation, Inc.
111 West 50th Street, Suite 4601
New York, NY 10020
Tel: (212)489-7700
Fax: (212)581-9541
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.hluce.org
To provide funding to women interested in studying science or engineering at the undergraduate level at designated universities.
Title of Award: Clare Boothe Luce Scholarships in Science and Engineering Area, Field, or Subject: Biological and clinical sciences; Chemistry; Computer and information sciences; Engineering; Engineering, Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautical; Engineering, Civil; Engineering, Electrical; Engineering, Mechanical; Engineering, Nuclear; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Meteorology; Physics Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies; since the program began, more than 800 of these scholarships have been awarded. Funds Available: The amount awarded is established individually by each of the participating institutions. The stipends are intended to augment rather than replace any existing institutional support in these fields. Each stipend is calculated to include the cost of room and board as well as tuition and other fees or expenses. Duration: 2 years; in certain special circumstances, awards for the full 4 years of undergraduate study may be offered.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to female undergraduate students (particularly juniors and seniors) majoring in biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering (aeronautical, civil, electrical, mechanical, nuclear, and others), mathematics, meteorology, and physics. Applicants must be U.S. citizens attending 1 of the 12 designated colleges and universities affiliated with this program; periodically, other institutions are invited to participate. Premedical science majors are ineligible for this competition. The participating institutions select the recipients without regard to race, age, religion, ethnic background, or need. All awards are made on the basis of merit. Deadline for Receipt: Varies; check with the participating institutions for their current schedule. Additional Information: The participating institutions are Boston University, Colby College, Creighton University, Fordham University, Georgetown University, Marymount University, Mount Holyoke College, St. John's University, Santa Clara University, Seton Hall University, Trinity College, and University of Notre Dame.

4105 ■ MARYLAND ASSOCIATION OF PRIVATE COLLEGES AND CAREER SCHOOLS

Attn: Scholarship Committee
3100 Dunglow Roda
Baltimore, MD 21222
Tel: (410)282-4012
Fax: (410)282-4133
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.mapccs.org/scholarships.html
To provide financial assistance to students interested in attending selected private career schools in Maryland.
Title of Award: Maryland Association of Private Colleges and Career Schools Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Broadcasting; Cosmetology; Drafting; Health care services; Mechanics and repairs; Medicine, Holistic/alternative; Secretarial sciences Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Vocational/Occupational Number Awarded: Varies each year; since the program was established in 1983, more than $3 million in scholarships have been awarded. Funds Available: Individual awards range from $500 to more than $5,000. The H.R. Leslie Scholarship is $1,000. Funds must be applied for full or partial payment of tuition. Recently, a total of $164,000 was awarded. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school seniors and graduates who are interested in attending a participating private career school in Maryland. Applicants should be interested in working on a degree in such business or technical areas as cosmetology, barbering, diesel mechanics, automotive technology, massage therapy, allied health, secretarial sciences, or drafting. The H.R. Leslie Scholarship is open to any student who applies to a member school. Selection is based on GPA, involvement in school and community activities, recommendations from school officials, desire, and potential to succeed in their career field. Financial need is not considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: The participating schools are All State Career School (Baltimore) American Beauty Academy (Wheaton), Americare School of Allied Health (Silver Spring), Avara's Academy of Hair Design (Baltimore), Baltimore School of Massage, Baltimore Studio of Hair Design, Bladensburg Barber School (Bladensburg), Broadcasting Institute of Maryland (Baltimore), Diesel Institute of America (Grantsville), Frederick School of Cosmetology (Frederick), Hair Academy (New Carrollton), Holistic Massage Training Institute (Baltimore), International Beauty School (Bel Air), Lincoln Technical Institute (Columbia), Medix School (Towson), Savage Neon (Baltimore), and Von Lee School of Aesthetics (Pikesville). Scholarships can be used only to attend the schools listed above.

4106 ■ MARYLAND HIGHER EDUCATION COMMISSION

Attn: Office of Student Financial Assistance
839 Bestgate Road, Suite 400
Annapolis, MD 21401-3013
Tel: (410)260-4545
Free: 800-974-1024
Fax: (410)974-5376
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.mhec.state.md.us/financialAid/ProgramDescriptions/prog_scm.asp
To provide scholarship/loans to Maryland residents who wish to prepare for a teaching career.
Title of Award: Sharon Christa McAuliffe Memorial Teacher Education Award Area, Field, or Subject: Chemistry; Classical studies; Computer and information sciences; Earth sciences; Education; Education, English as a second language; Education, Special; Education, Vocational-technical; Foreign languages; Geosciences; Health care services; Hearing and deafness; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Physical sciences; Physics; Space and planetary sciences; Visual impairment Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Master's, Professional, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: The amount of the award is based on the recipient's enrollment and housing status, to a maximum of $17,000 per year. The total amount of all state awards may not exceed the cost of attendance as determined by the school's financial aid office or $17,800, whichever is less. Following graduation, recipients must teach at a Maryland public school for 1 year for each year of financial aid received under this program. If they fail to meet that service obligation, they must repay all funds they received with interest. They must begin the service obligation within 12 months of graduation. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed for 1 additional year if the recipient maintains satisfactory academic progress with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and enrollment at a 2-year or 4-year Maryland college or university in an approved teacher education program.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Maryland residents who are college students with at least 60 semester credit hours completed, college graduates, and teachers in a non-critical shortage area. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and plan to teach in a field identified as a critical shortage area. Selection is based on cumulative GPA, applicable work or volunteer experience, quality of academic background in certification field, and a writing sample. Deadline for Receipt: December of each year. Additional Information: Recently, the eligible critical shortage areas were business education, chemistry, computer science, earth and space science, English for speakers of other languages, family and consumer sciences, German, health occupations, Latin, mathematics, physical science, physics, Spanish, special education (generic infant-grade 3, generic grades 1-8, generic grades 6-adult, hearing impaired, severely and profoundly handicapped, visually impaired), and technology education.

4107 ■ MARYLAND SPACE GRANT CONSORTIUM

c/o Johns Hopkins University
203 Bloomberg Center for Physics and Astronomy
3400 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21218-2686
Tel: (410)516-7351
Fax: (410)516-4109
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.mdspacegrant.org/scholars_about.html
To provide financial assistance to undergraduates who are interested in studying space-related fields at selected universities in Maryland that are members of the Maryland Space Grant Consortium.
Title of Award: Maryland Space Scholars Program Area, Field, or Subject: Aerospace sciences; Astronomy and astronomical sciences; Biological and clinical sciences; Chemistry; Computer and information sciences; Engineering; Geology; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Physics; Space and planetary sciences Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently 16 of these scholarships were awarded (2 at Johns Hopkins University, 5 at Morgan State University, 2 at Hagerstown Community College, 2 at Towson University, and 5 at the University of Maryland at College Park). Funds Available: Scholars receive partial payment of tuition at the participating university they attend. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed if the recipient maintains a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of Maryland and graduates of Maryland high schools who are enrolled full time at a member institution. Applicants must be interested in preparing for a career in mathematics, science, engineering, technology, or a space-related field. They must be majoring in a relevant field, including (but not limited to) astronomy, the biological and life sciences, chemistry, computer science, engineering, geological sciences, or physics. U.S. citizenship is required. Along with their application, they must submit an essay of 200 to 500 words on how this scholarship will help them meet their educational and financial goals. This program is a component of the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Space Grant program, which encourages participation by women, underrepresented minorities, and persons with disabilities. Deadline for Receipt: August of each year. Additional Information: The participating universities are Hagerstown Community College, Johns Hopkins University, Morgan State University, Towson University, the University of Maryland at College Park, and Washington College. Funding for this program is provided by NASA.

4108 ■ MASSACHUSETTS OFFICE OF STUDENT FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

454 Broadway, Suite 200
Revere, MA 02151
Tel: (617)727-9420
Fax: (617)727-0667
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.osfa.mass.edu
To provide scholarship/loans to educational paraprofessionals in Massachusetts who are interested in completing a college degree and becoming certified as teachers.
Title of Award: Massachusetts Paraprofessional Teacher Preparation Grant Program Area, Field, or Subject: Education; Education, Bilingual and cross-cultural; Education, Special; Linguistics; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Science Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Grants depend on the type of institution attended. At public universities, the maximum award is $625 per credit, to a total of $7,500 per academic year. At state colleges, the maximum award is $450 per credit, to a total of $6,000 per academic year. At community colleges, the maximum award is $250 per credit, to a total of $4,000 per academic year. This is a scholarship/loan program. Recipients must agree to teach in a Massachusetts public school 1 year for each year of full or partial grant received. If they fail to complete that teaching obligation, they must repay the amount of the grant received. Duration: Until completion of an undergraduate degree, provided the recipient maintains satisfactory academic progress.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Massachusetts residents who 1) have been employed as paraprofessionals in public schools in the state for at least 2 years, or 2) are working on a degree in an area of high need (recently defined as bilingual education, foreign languages, mathematics, science, and special education). Applicants must be enrolled full time in an undergraduate degree program leading to teacher certification at a Massachusetts public institution. U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status is required Applicants must submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), but financial need is not required.

4109 ■ MATHEMATICAL ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA

Attn: American Mathematical Competitions
University of Nebraska at Lincoln
1740 Vine Street
P.O. Box 880658
Lincoln, NE 68588-0658
Tel: (402)472-2257
Fax: (402)472-6087
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.unl.edu/amc
To recognize and reward (with college scholarships) the outstanding participants in the United States of America Mathematical Olympiad (USAMO).
Title of Award: USAMO Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Mathematics and mathematical sciences Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 3 each year. Funds Available: Prizes are a $20,000 scholarship for first place, $15,000 for second place, and $10,000 for third place. Duration: The competition is held annually.
Eligibility Requirements: Each year, approximately 375 of the top scoring participants on the American Mathematical Competitions (the AMC 10 and AMC 12) and the American Invitational Mathematics Examination (AIME) are invited to participate in the USAMO. The AMC examination (begun in 2000) is for students in grades 10 and below (under 17.5 years of age). The AMC 12 examination (formerly the American High School Mathematics Examination, begun in 1950) is for students in grades 12 and below (under 19.5 years of age). Both examinations are 25-question, 75-minute multiple choice contests. The subject matter associated with AMC 10 is normally covered in grades 9 and 10. The AMC 12 covers the high school mathematics curriculum, excluding calculus. Students who score in the top 1% on the AMC 10 or achieve a score of 100 or higher on the AMC 12 are then invited to take the AIME (begun in 1983). The AIME is a 15-question, 3-hour examination on which all problems can be solved with pre-calculus methods. Selection for the USAMO is based on an index consisting of 10 times the student's AIME score plus the score on the AMC 10 or the AMC 12. Participation in the USAMO is limited to U.S. citizens and permanent residents of the United States and Canada. It is a 6-question, 2-day, 9-hour essay/proof examination. All problems can be solved with pre-calculus methods. The top scorers receive these scholarships. Deadline for Receipt: December of each year for early registration; mid-January of each year for regular registration; the end of January of each year for late registration for contest A; mid-February of each year for late registration for contest B. Additional Information: The AMC 10 and AMC 12 are taken on 2 dates (contest A and contest B) in February (so students in grades 10 and below can participate in both AMC 10A and AMC 12B). The AIME is administered in March. The USAMO (begun in 1972) takes place in April. The scholarships, sponsored by the Akamai Foundation of Boston, were first awarded in 2001. Entry fees for the AMC are $39 for early registration, $49 for regular registration, or $59 for late registration.

4110 ■ MICHIGAN SPACE GRANT CONSORTIUM

c/o University of Michigan
2106 Space Physics Research Laboratory
2455 Hayward Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2143
Tel: (734)764-9508
Fax: (734)764-4585
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.engin.umich.edu/dept/aero/msgc/fellow
To provide funding to students at member institutions of the Michigan Space Grant Consortium who wish to conduct space-related research.
Title of Award: Michigan Space Grant Consortium Fellowships Area, Field, or Subject: Aeronautics; Aerospace sciences; Engineering, Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautical; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Space and planetary sciences; Technology Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 23 undergraduate fellowships and 13 graduate fellowships were awarded. Funds Available: The maximum grant is $2,500 for undergraduates or $5,000 for graduate students.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to undergraduate and graduate students at affiliates of the Michigan consortium who are proposing to conduct research in aerospace, space science, earth system science, and other related fields in science, engineering, or mathematics; students working on educational research topics in mathematics, science, or technology are also eligible. Applicants must identify a mentor in the faculty research, education, or public service communities with whom they intend to work and who is available to write a letter of recommendation for the student. U.S. citizenship is required. Women, underrepresented minorities, and persons with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply. Deadline for Receipt: November of each year. Additional Information: The consortium consists of Eastern Michigan University, Grand Valley State University, Hope College, Michigan State University, Michigan Technological University, Oakland University, Saginaw Valley State University, University of Michigan, Wayne State University, and Western Michigan University. This program is supported by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

4111 ■ MICROSOFT CORPORATION

Attn: National Minority Technical Scholarship
One Microsoft Way
Redmond, WA 98052-8303
Tel: (425)882-8080
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.microsoft.com/college/ss_overview.mspx
To provide financial assistance and summer work experience to undergraduate students, especially members of underrepresented groups, interested in preparing for a career in computer science or other related technical fields.
Title of Award: Microsoft National Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Computer and information sciences; Engineering, Computer; Engineering, Electrical; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Physics; Technology Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies. A total of $540,000 is available for this program each year. Funds Available: Scholarships cover 100% of the tuition as posted by the financial aid office of the university or college the recipient designates. Scholarships are made through that school and are not transferable to other academic institutions. Funds may be used for tuition only and may not be used for other costs on the recipient's bursar bill, such as room and board. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to students who are enrolled full time and making satisfactory progress toward an undergraduate degree in computer science, computer engineering, or a related technical discipline (such as electrical engineering, mathematics, or physics) with a demonstrated interest in computer science. Applicants must be enrolled at a 4-year college or university in the United States, Canada, or Mexico. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Although all students who meet the eligibility criteria may apply, a large majority of scholarships are awarded to women, underrepresented minorities (African Americans, Hispanics, and Native Americans), and students with disabilities. Along with their application, students must submit an essay that describes the following 4 items: 1) how they demonstrate their passion for technology outside the classroom; 2) the toughest technical problem they have worked on, how they addressed the problem, their role in reaching the outcome if it was team-based, and the final outcome; 3) a situation that demonstrates initiative and their willingness to go above and beyond; and 4) how they are currently funding their college education. Deadline for Receipt: January of each year. Additional Information: Selected recipients are offered a paid summer internship where they will have a chance to develop Microsoft products.

4112 ■ MIKKELSON FOUNDATION

P.O. Box 768
Monument, CO 80132-9077
Web Site: http://www.mikkelson.com
To provide financial assistance to high school seniors in Colorado who plan to study science, engineering, or mathematics in college.
Title of Award: Mikkelson Foundation Student Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: Engineering; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Science Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 2 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $3,000 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed up to 3 additional years.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to seniors graduating from high schools in Colorado. Applicants must be planning to attend an accredited college or university to major in science, engineering, or mathematics. Along with their application, they must submit a 2-page description of their strengths, accomplishments, and interests; their projected course of study in college; their plans following college graduation; how they plan to finance their education; and how this scholarship will help them achieve their goals. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

4113 ■ MINNESOTA HIGHER EDUCATION SERVICES OFFICE

1450 Energy Park Drive, Suite 350
St. Paul, MN 55108-5227
Tel: (651)642-0567
Free: 800-657-3866
Fax: (651)642-0675
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.mheso.state.mn.us
To provide financial assistance for college to outstanding high school seniors or graduates in Minnesota.
Title of Award: Minnesota Academic Excellence Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Art; Creative writing; English language and literature; Linguistics; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Science; Social sciences Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Scholarships at public institutions cover the cost of full-time attendance; scholarships at private institutions cover an amount equal to the lesser of the actual tuition and fees charged by the institution or the tuition and fees in comparable public institutions. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed up to 3 additional years.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Minnesota residents who have demonstrated outstanding ability, achievement, and potential in English, creative writing, fine arts, foreign language, mathematics, science, or social science. Applicants must have been admitted as full-time students at a branch of the University of Minnesota, a Minnesota state university, or a private, baccalaureate degree-granting college or university in Minnesota. Additional Information: This program was established by the Minnesota Legislature in 1991. Funds for this program come from the sale of special collegiate license plates.

4114 ■ MISSISSIPPI SPACE GRANT CONSORTIUM

c/o University of Mississippi
217 Vardaman Hall
P.O. Box 1848
University, MS 38677-1848
Tel: (662)915-1187
Fax: (662)915-3927
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.olemiss.edu/programs/nasa
To provide funding to undergraduate and graduate students for space-related activities at colleges and universities that are members of the Mississippi Space Grant Consortium.
Title of Award: Mississippi Space Grant Consortium Scholarships and Fellowships Area, Field, or Subject: Aerospace sciences; Engineering; Engineering, Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautical; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Science; Space and planetary sciences Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, a total of 47 students received support through this program. Funds Available: Each participating institution establishes the amounts of the awards. Recently, the average undergraduate award was $1,308 and the average graduate award was $2,975. A total of $96,350 was awarded.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to undergraduate and graduate students at member institutions of the Mississippi consortium. Each participating college or university establishes its own program and criteria for admission, but all activities are in engineering, mathematics, and science fields of interest to the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). U.S. citizenship is required. The consortium is a component of NASA's Space Grant program, which encourages participation by women, underrepresented minorities, and persons with disabilities. Additional Information: Consortium members include Alcorn State University, Coahoma Community College, Delta State University, Hinds Community College (Utica Campus), Itawamba Community College, Jackson State University, Meridian Community College, Mississippi Delta Community College, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Mississippi State University, Mississippi University for Women, Mississippi Valley State University, Northeast Mississippi Community College, Pearl River Community College, the University of Mississippi, and the University of Southern Mississippi. This program is funded by NASA.

4115 ■ NALS OF MICHIGAN

c/o Angela Head, Scholarship Chair
155 North 22nd Street
Battle Creek, MI 49015-1762
Tel: (269)964-9951
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nalsofmichigan.org/Scholarship.htm
To provide financial assistance to residents of Michigan interested in a career in the legal field.
Title of Award: NALS of Michigan Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Paralegal studies; Secretarial sciences Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 2 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Funds are to be used for tuition or books. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school seniors, students currently enrolled in a school of higher education, and members of NALS of Michigan. Applicants must be interested in a career in the legal field (e.g., legal secretary) and have at least a "B" average or (if a percentile system is used) 90% or higher. Along with their application, they must submit an official transcript, 2 letters of recommendation, and a 1-page autobiographical statement that includes a description of their goals and desires. Selection is based on scholastic or legal career achievements, future career goals, leadership ability, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: January of each year. Additional Information: NALS formerly stood for National Association of Legal Secretaries.

4116 ■ NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

Attn: Program Manager,
NASA Headquarters
Washington, DC 20546-0001
Tel: (202)358-1523
Fax: (202)358-3048
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/postsecondary/learning/Space_Grant.html
To provide financial assistance to undergraduate and graduate students interested in preparing for a career in a space-related field.
Title of Award: National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program Area, Field, or Subject: Aerospace sciences; Engineering, Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautical; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Space and planetary sciences; Technology Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Each consortium establishes the terms of the fellowship program in its state.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to undergraduate and graduate students at colleges and universities that participate in the National Space Grant program of the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) through their state consortium. Applicants must be interested in a program of study and/or research in a field of science, mathematics, engineering, or technology (SMET) related to space. A specific goal of the program is to increase preparation by members of underrepresented groups (minorities, women, and persons with disabilities) for SMET space-related careers. Deadline for Receipt: Each consortium sets its own deadlines. Additional Information: NASA established the Space Grant program in 1989. It operates through 52 consortia in each state, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. Each consortium includes selected colleges and universities in that state as well as other affiliates from industry, museums, science centers, and state and local agencies.

4117 ■ NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF EDUCATIONAL OFFICE PROFESSIONALS

Attn: NAEOP Foundation
P.O. Box 12619 Wichita, KS 67277-2619
Tel: (316)942-4822
Fax: (316)942-7100
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.naeop.org/foundation.htm
To provide financial assistance to students interested in preparing for an office-related career.
Title of Award: Marion T. Wood National Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Education; Secretarial sciences Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to business education students preparing for an office-related career, preferably in the field of education. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year.

4118 ■ NATIONAL CONSORTIUM FOR GRADUATE DEGREES FOR MINORITIES IN ENGINEERING AND SCIENCE (GEM)

P.O. Box 537
Notre Dame, IN 46556
Tel: (574)631-7771
Fax: (574)287-1486
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.gemfellowship.org
To provide financial assistance and summer work experience to underrepresented minority students interested in obtaining a Ph.D. degree in the life sciences, mathematics, or physical sciences.
Title of Award: GEM Ph.D. Science Fellowship Program Area, Field, or Subject: Biological and clinical sciences; Chemistry; Computer and information sciences; Earth sciences; Geosciences; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Natural sciences; Physics Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College, Doctorate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 40 of these fellowships were awarded. Funds Available: The stipend is $14,000 per year, plus tuition and fees. In addition, there is a summer internship program that provides a salary and reimbursement for travel expenses to and from the summer work site. The total value of the award is between $60,000 and $100,000, depending upon academic status at the time of application, summer employer, and graduate school attended. Duration: 3 to 5 years for the fellowship; 12 weeks during at least 1 summer for the internship. Fellows selected as juniors or seniors intern each summer until entrance to graduate school; fellows selected after college graduation intern at least 1 summer.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to U.S. citizens who are members of ethnic groups underrepresented in the natural sciences: Native Americans, African Americans, Latinos, Puerto Ricans, and other Hispanic Americans. Applicants must be juniors, seniors, or recent baccalaureate graduates in the life sciences, mathematics, or physical sciences (chemistry, computer science, earth sciences, and physics) with an academic record that indicates the ability to pursue doctoral studies (including a GPA of 3.0 or higher). Deadline for Receipt: October of each year. Additional Information: This program is valid only at 1 of 95 participating GEM member universities; write to GEM for a list. The fellowship award is designed to support the student in the first year of the doctoral program without working. Subsequent years are subsidized by the respective university and will usually include either a teaching or research assistantship. Recipients must participate in the GEM summer internship; failure to agree to accept the internship cancels the fellowship. Recipients must enroll in the same scientific discipline as their undergraduate major.

4119 ■ NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF GENERAL MEDICAL SCIENCES

Attn: Division of Minority Opportunities in Research
45 Center Drive, Suite 2AS37
Bethesda, MD 20892-6200
Tel: (301)594-3900
Fax: (301)480-2753
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nih.gov/nigms
To enable faculty at minority and minority-serving institutions to complete a Ph.D. degree in the biomedical sciences.
Title of Award: Minority Access to Research Careers (MARC) Faculty Predoctoral Fellowships Area, Field, or Subject: Behavioral sciences; Biomedical sciences; Mathematics and mathematical sciences Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College, Professional, Doctorate Funds Available: The fellowships provide a stipend of $32,820 per year and a supplement that offsets the cost of tuition, fees, and health insurance at a rate of 100% up to $3,000 and 60% of costs above $3,000. An institutional allowance of $2,750 per year is also provided. Duration: Up to 5 years.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to full-time faculty in a biomedical or behavioral science department (including mathematics) at minority and minority-serving institutions who lack a Ph.D. degree. The institution must be a college or university where the candidate has been employed for at least 3 years and that has substantial enrollments of students in biomedical and related sciences from minority groups underrepresented in those sciences. The candidate must have been accepted into the doctoral program at a research university, institution, or center with active biomedical and behavioral science research faculties. They must be sponsored by their home institution, which must have granted them a study leave and where they are expected to return after completing their doctoral degree. Only U.S. citizens, nationals, and permanent residents are eligible. Deadline for Receipt: April or December of each year.

4120 ■ NATIONAL INVENTORS HALL OF FAME

Attn: Collegiate Inventors Competition
221 South Broadway Street
Akron, OH 44308-1595
Tel: (330)849-6887
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.invent.org/collegiate
To recognize and reward outstanding inventions by college or university students in the fields of science, engineering, and technology.
Title of Award: Collegiate Inventors Competition Area, Field, or Subject: Biological and clinical sciences; Chemistry; Computer and information sciences; Engineering; Environmental conservation; Environmental science; Inventors; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Medicine; Physics; Science; Technology; Veterinary science and medicine Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Postdoctoral, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 15 semifinalists are selected each year; of those, 3 individuals or teams win prizes. Funds Available: Finalists receive an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C. to participate in a final round of judging and in the awards dinner and presentation. The Grand Prize winner or team receives $25,000. Other prizes are $10,000 for an undergraduate winner or team and $15,000 for a graduate winner or team. Academic advisors of the winning entries each receive a $3,000 cash prize. Awards are unrestricted cash gifts, not scholarships or grants. Duration: The competition is held annually.
Eligibility Requirements: This competition is open to undergraduate and graduate students who are (or have been) enrolled full time at least part of the 12-month period prior to entry in a college or university in the United States. Entries may also be submitted by teams, up to 4 members, of whom at least 1 must meet the full-time requirement and all others must have been enrolled at least half time sometime during the preceding 24-month period. Applicants must submit a description of their invention, including a patent search and summary of current literature that describes the state of the art and identifies the originality of the invention; test data demonstrating that the idea, invention, or design is workable; the societal, economic, and environmental benefits of the invention; and supplemental material that may include photos, slides, disks, videotapes, and even samples. Entries must be original ideas and the work of a student or team and a university advisor; the invention should be reproducible and may not have been 1) made available to the public as a commercial product or process, or 2) patented or published more than 1 year prior to the date of submission for this competition. Entries are first reviewed by a committee of judges that selects the finalists. The committee is comprised of mathematicians, engineers, biologists, chemists, environmentalists, physicists, computer specialists, members of the medical and veterinary profession, and specialists in invention and development of technology. Entries are judged on the basis of originality, inventiveness, potential value to society (socially, environmentally, and economically), and range or scope of use. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year. Additional Information: This program is co-sponsored by Abbott Laboratories and the United States Patent and Trademark Office. It was established in 1990 as the BFGoodrich Collegiate Inventors Program.

4121 ■ NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY

Attn: Office of Recruitment and Staffing (Stokes)
9800 Savage Road, Suite 6779
P.O. Box 1661, Suite 6779
Fort Meade, MD 20755-6779
Tel: (410)854-4725; (866)672-4473
Web Site: http://www.nsa.gov/careers/students_4.cfm
To provide minority and other high school seniors and college sophomores with scholarship/loans and work experience at the National Security Agency (NSA).
Title of Award: Stokes Educational Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: Asian studies; Computer and information sciences; Engineering, Computer; Engineering, Electrical; Finance; Foreign languages; International affairs and relations; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Near Eastern studies; South Asian studies Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Participants receive college tuition for up to 4 years, reimbursement for books and certain fees, a year-round salary, and a housing allowance and travel reimbursement during summer employment if the distance between the agency and school exceeds 75 miles. Following graduation, participants must work for the agency for 1 and a half times their length of study, usually 5 years. Students who leave agency employment earlier must repay the tuition cost. Duration: Up to 4 years, followed by employment at the agency for 5 years.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to graduating high school seniors, particularly minorities, who 1) are planning a college major in electrical or computer engineering, computer science, international affairs, international finance, mathematics, area studies (Middle East or south, east, or central Asia), foreign languages (recent language interests included Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, and Korean); 2) have minimum scores of 1600 on the SAT (1100 on critical reading and mathematics, 500 in writing) or 25 on the ACT; 3) have a GPA of 3.0 or higher; 4) are U.S. citizens; and 5) demonstrate leadership abilities. Also eligible are college sophomores who are U.S. citizens, have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, and are majoring in the eligible fields. Applicants must include a 1-page essay on why they want to have a career with the NSA. Deadline for Receipt: November of each year. Additional Information: Participants must attend classes full time and work at the agency during the summer in jobs tailored to their course of study. They must maintain at least a 3.0 GPA. This program, established in 1986, was formerly known as the National Security Agency Undergraduate Training Program.

4122 ■ NATIONAL SOCIETY OF BLACK ENGINEERS

Attn: Programs Department
1454 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Tel: (703)549-2207
Fax: (703)683-5312
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nsbe.org/programs/schol_pci_gta.php
To provide financial assistance to high school seniors who are junior members of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) planning to major in a field related to engineering in college.
Title of Award: Golden Torch Awards Area, Field, or Subject: Computer and information sciences; Engineering; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Technology Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 7 of these awards were presented. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed 3 additional years if the recipient maintains a GPA of 2.75 or higher in college.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to junior members of the society who are high school seniors. Applicants must have been accepted as a full-time student at a 4-year college or university to major in engineering, computer science, mathematics, or technology. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Along with their application, they must submit an essay, up to 500 words in length, on how they will continue the legacy of NSBE and how they will service as role models in their community after college. Deadline for Receipt: January of each year.

4123 ■ NATIONAL SOCIETY OF BLACK ENGINEERS

Attn: Programs Department
1454 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Tel: (703)549-2207
Fax: (703)683-5312
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nsbe.org/programs/schol_lockheed.php
To provide financial assistance to members of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) who are majoring in fields related to engineering.
Title of Award: Lockheed Martin NSBE Corporate Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: Computer and information sciences; Engineering, Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautical; Engineering, Computer; Engineering, Electrical; Engineering, Mechanical; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Systems engineering Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: 5 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members of the society who are entering their junior or senior year in college and majoring in computer science, mathematics, or the following fields of engineering: aerospace, computer, electrical, mechanical, or systems. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and a demonstrated interest in employment with Lockheed Martin Corporation. Along with their application, they must submit a 250-word essay describing their career goals and how they can make a community and professional impact as a Lockheed Martin employee. Deadline for Receipt: January of each year.

4124 ■ NATIONAL SOCIETY OF BLACK ENGINEERS

Attn: Programs Department
1454 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Tel: (703)549-2207
Fax: (703)683-5312 E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nsbe.org/programs/schol_micro.php
To provide financial assistance to members of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) who are majoring in computer science or engineering.
Title of Award: Microsoft Corporation NSBE Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Computer and information sciences; Engineering, Computer; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Physics Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 3 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $5,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members of the society who are undergraduate students majoring in computer engineering, computer science, or mathematics/physics with a demonstrated interest in computer science. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. They must submit a 300-word essay on their "passion for technology" outside of the classroom. Deadline for Receipt: January of each year. Additional Information: This program is supported by Microsoft Corporation.

4125 ■ NATIONAL SOCIETY OF BLACK ENGINEERS

Attn: Programs Department
1454 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Tel: (703)549-2207
Fax: (703)683-5312
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nsbe.org/programs/schol_ng.php
To provide financial assistance to members of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) who are working on an undergraduate degree in designated science and engineering fields.
Title of Award: Northrop Grumman NSBE Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Architecture, Naval; Computer and information sciences; Engineering, Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautical; Engineering, Chemical; Engineering, Civil; Engineering, Computer; Engineering, Electrical; Engineering, Industrial; Engineering, Mechanical; Engineering, Ocean; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Physics Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 5 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $5,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members of the society who are U.S. citizens currently enrolled in college. Applicants must be majoring in computer science, information science, mathematics, naval architecture, physics, or the following engineering fields: aerospace, chemical, civil (structural), computer, electrical, industrial, manufacturing, marine, mechanical, or ocean. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and demonstrate an interest in employment with Northrop Grumman Corporation. Deadline for Receipt: January of each year.

4126 ■ NAVAL RESERVE ASSOCIATION

Attn: Educational Assistance Program
1619 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-2793
Tel: (703)548-5800; (866)672-4968
Fax: (866)683-3647
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.navy-reserve.org
To provide financial assistance for college to the children of members of the Naval Reserve Association.
Title of Award: Naval Reserve Association Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Engineering; General studies/Field of study not specified; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Medicine Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 6 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: The amounts of the stipends vary but recently averaged more than $4,000 per year. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to the children of association members who are enrolled or accepted for enrollment at a college or university as a full-time student. Applicants must be U.S. citizens under 24 years of age. Preference is given to applicants who have demonstrated an interest in the "hard sciences" (e.g., mathematics, medicine, and engineering). Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

4127 ■ NEBRASKA ACTUARIES CLUB

c/o Bob Jurgensmeier
Lincoln Beneficial Life
2940 South 84th Street, Suite 1A3
Lincoln, NE 68506
Fax: (402)328-6116
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.n-a-c.org/Scholarships/Scholarships.PHP
To provide financial assistance to students in Nebraska who are preparing for an actuarial career.
Title of Award: Nebraska Actuaries Club Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Actuarial science; Economics; Insurance and insurance-related fields; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Statistics Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 3 each year: 2 to Nebraska high school graduates attending the University of Nebraska system (designated Madden Scholarships and supported by the Nebraska Insurance Federation) and 1 to graduates from other states attending a college or university in Nebraska (supported by the Nebraska Actuaries Club). Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to 1) seniors graduating from high schools in Nebraska and planning to attend a campus of the University of Nebraska; and 2) seniors graduating from high schools anywhere in the United States and planning to attend a college or university in Nebraska. Applicants must intend to major in actuarial science, mathematics, statistics, or economics and prepare for a career as an actuary. They must be able to demonstrate mathematical ability. Along with their application, they must submit an essay on their interest in actuarial science and why they would like to be an actuary. Financial need is not considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: This program is jointly sponsored by the Nebraska Actuaries Club and the Nebraska Insurance Federation.

4128 ■ NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL OFFICE PROFESSIONALS ASSOCIATION

P.O. Box 83872
Lincoln, NE 68501-3872
Web Site: http://neopa.unl.edu/awards.html
To provide financial assistance to residents of Nebraska who are interested in preparing for an office-related career.
Title of Award: Nebraska Educational Office Professionals Association Student Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Accounting; Computer and information sciences; Law; Marketing and distribution; Publishing; Secretarial sciences Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of Nebraska who are graduating high school seniors or students currently enrolled in a postsecondary educational institution. Applicants must have completed 2 or more business education courses (in high school, college, or a combination) from among the following: computer classes, keyboarding/typing, marketing, accounting, office practices and procedures, bookkeeping, business communication, desktop publishing, and/or business law. They must submit a 1-page essay on why they are choosing an office-related career or vocation, 3 letters of recommendation, and high school or college transcripts. Selection is based on academic achievement, initiative of the student, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: December of each year. Additional Information: Information is also available from Edie Schleiger, Scholarship Director, University of Nebraska at Lincoln, Office of Admissions, 1410 Q Street, Lincoln, NE 68588-0417.

4129 ■ NEBRASKA LEGAL PROFESSIONALS ASSOCIATION

c/o Diane Horak, Scholarship Chair
7111 Cedar Creek Circle
Lincoln, NE 68516-3056
Tel: (402)423-5077
Fax: (402)466-2288
To provide financial assistance to residents of Nebraska enrolled in a law-related program.
Title of Award: Nebraska Legal Professionals Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Law; Paralegal studies; Secretarial sciences Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 2 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000 for first place and $500 for second. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of Nebraska enrolled full time in a pre-law, paralegal, legal secretary, or other law-related program. Applicants must submit a certified copy of their latest transcript; a resume covering their educational history, school and community activities, and work history for the last 5 years; a 1-page personal statement on why they wish to become a legal secretary/paralegal or why they wish to continue their formal legal secretarial/paralegal education; and a copy of their acceptance to the school of their choice. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: This scholarship was first awarded in 2000.

4130 ■ NEVADA SPACE GRANT CONSORTIUM

c/o University of Nevada at Reno
Mackay School of Mines Building, Room 308
MS 168
Reno, NV 89557
Tel: (775)784-6261
Fax: (775)327-2235
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.unr.edu/spacegrant
To provide financial assistance for space-related study to undergraduate students at institutions that are members of the University and Community College System of Nevada (UCCSN) and participate in the Nevada Space Grant Consortium (NSGC).
Title of Award: Nevada Space Grant Consortium Undergraduate Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: Engineering; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Science; Technology Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 13 of these awards were granted. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,500 per year. Funds may be used for tuition or registration fees. Funds may not be regarded as payment for research work or any other work. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to undergraduate students at UCCSN member institutions. Applicants must be working on a degree in an aerospace-related field, including any science, mathematics, engineering, or technology discipline that is concerned with or likely to improve the understanding, assessment, development, and utilization of space. They must be U.S. citizens and enrolled full time. This program is part of the Space Grant program of the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), which encourages participation by members of underrepresented groups (African Americans, Hispanics, American Indians, Pacific Islanders, people with physical disabilities, and women of all races). Selection is based on the academic qualifications of the applicant, the quality of a career goal statement, and an assessment of the applicant's motivation for an aerospace career. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: Funding for this program is provided by NASA.

4131 ■ NEW ENGLAND BOARD OF HIGHER EDUCATION

45 Temple Place
Boston, MA 02111
Tel: (617)357-9620
Fax: (617)338-1577
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nebhe.org/ETD/scholarship.html
To provide financial assistance to African Americans who are residents of New England and undergraduate students in science, mathematics, technology, or engineering.
Title of Award: Shaw's Coca-Cola Scholarship Grants for African-American Students Area, Field, or Subject: Engineering; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Science; Technology Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 12 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,250. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to African American residents of New England who are high school seniors or college freshmen or sophomores with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Applicants must be attending or planning to attend a college or university in New England as a full-time student and major in science, mathematics, technology, or engineering. Both merit and need-based scholarships are available. U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status is required. Additional Information: This program was established in recognition of Black History Month by Shaw's Supermarkets and the Coca-Cola Company.

4132 ■ NEW HAMPSHIRE POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION COMMISSION

3 Barrell Court, Suite 300
Concord, NH 03301-8543
Tel: (603)271-2555
Fax: (603)271-2696
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.state.nh.us/postsecondary/finwork.html
To provide scholarship/loans to New Hampshire residents who are interested in attending college to prepare for careers in designated professions.
Title of Award: New Hampshire Workforce Incentive Program Forgivable Loans Area, Field, or Subject: Chemistry; Education; Education, Special; Linguistics; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Nursing; Physical sciences; Physics; Science Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $500 per semester ($1,000 per year). This is a scholarship/loan program; recipients must agree to pursue, within New Hampshire, the professional career for which they receive training. Recipients of loans for 1 year have their notes cancelled upon completion of 1 year of full-time service; repayment by service must be completed within 3 years from the date of licensure, certification, or completion of the program. Recipients of loans for more than 1 year have their notes cancelled upon completion of 2 years of full-time service; repayment by service must be completed within 5 years from the date of licensure, certification, or completion of the program. If the note is not cancelled because of service, the recipient must repay the loan within 2 years. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of New Hampshire who wish to prepare for careers in fields designated by the commission as shortage areas. Currently, the career shortage areas are chemistry, general science, mathematics, physical sciences, physics, special education, world languages, and nursing (L.P.N. through graduate). Applicants must be enrolled as a junior, senior, or graduate student at a college in New Hampshire and must be able to demonstrate financial need. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year for fall semester; December of each year for spring semester. Additional Information: The time for repayment of the loan, either in cash or through professional service, is extended while the recipient is 1) engaged in a course of study, at least on a half-time basis, at an institution of higher education; 2) serving on active duty as a member of the armed forces of the United States, or as a member of VISTA, the Peace Corps, or AmeriCorps, for a period up to 3 years; 3) temporarily totally disabled for a period up to 3 years; or 4) unable to secure employment because of the need to care for a disabled spouse, child, or parent for a period up to 12 months. The repayment obligation is cancelled if the recipient is unable to work because of a permanent total disability, receives relief under federal bankruptcy laws, or dies. This program went into effect in 1999.

4133 ■ NORTH CAROLINA SPACE GRANT CONSORTIUM

c/o North Carolina State University
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
1009 Capability Drive, Suite 210
Box 7515
Raleigh, NC 27695-7515
Tel: (919)515-4240
Fax: (919)515-5934
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ncspacegrant.org
To provide funding to undergraduate students at institutions affiliated with the North Carolina Space Grant Consortium (NCSGC) interested in conducting space-related research.
Title of Award: North Carolina Space Grant Consortium Undergraduate Research Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Aeronautics; Aerospace sciences; Engineering, Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautical; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Space and planetary sciences; Technology Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 8 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: The maximum grant is $4,000 for a summer project on campus, $2,000 for an academic year project on campus, or $7,000 for a project at a NASA center or industrial contractor. Duration: 1 summer or 1 academic year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to full-time undergraduate students at institutions affiliated with the NCSGC who are interested in working on a research project under the direct supervision of a faculty mentor. Applicants must be working on a degree in a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) discipline of interest to the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The research project must be space or aeronautics related or have a space or aeronautics application. Selection is based on the quality of the research proposal, the student's academic achievement, a letter of recommendation from the research mentor, and exhibited leadership qualities. U.S. citizenship is required. A primary goal of this program is the recruitment and retention of underrepresented minorities, women, and persons with disabilities into space-related fields. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: The affiliated institutions are North Carolina State University, North Carolina A&T State University, Duke University, North Carolina Central University, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, and Winston-Salem State University. This program is funded by NASA.

4134 ■ NORTH CAROLINA SPACE GRANT CONSORTIUM

c/o North Carolina State University
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
1009 Capability Drive, Suite 210
Box 7515
Raleigh, NC 27695-7515
Tel: (919)515-4240
Fax: (919)515-5934
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ncspacegrant.org
To provide funding to undergraduate students at institutions affiliated with the North Carolina Space Grant Consortium (NCSGC) interested in major in space-related fields.
Title of Award: North Carolina Space Grant Consortium Undergraduate Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Aerospace sciences; Engineering, Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautical; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Space and planetary sciences; Technology Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed 1 additional year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to full-time undergraduate students at institutions affiliated with the NCSGC who are freshmen, sophomores, or recent transfers from a community or junior college. Applicants must be working on a degree in a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) discipline of interest to the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Selection is based on the student's academic achievement, a letter of recommendation, and exhibited leadership qualities. U.S. citizenship is required. A primary goal of this program is the recruitment and retention of underrepresented minorities, women, and persons with disabilities into space-related fields. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: The affiliated institutions are North Carolina State University, North Carolina A&T State University, Duke University, North Carolina Central University, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, and Winston-Salem State University. This program is funded by NASA.

4135 ■ OAK RIDGE INSTITUTE FOR SCIENCE AND EDUCATION

Attn: Science and Engineering Education
P.O. Box 117
Oak Ridge, TN 37831-0117
Tel: (865)576-8239
Fax: (865)241-5219
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.orau.gov/orise.htm
To provide financial assistance and summer research experience to undergraduate students who are working on a degree in a field of interest to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
Title of Award: Department of Homeland Security Undergraduate Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Agricultural sciences; Biological and clinical sciences; Communications; Computer and information sciences; Engineering; Information science and technology; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Physical sciences; Psychology; Public administration; Religion; Social sciences; Writing Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Approximately 50 each year. Funds Available: This program provides a stipend of $1,000 per month during the academic year and $5,000 for the internship plus full payment of tuition and mandatory fees. Duration: 2 academic years plus 10 weeks during the intervening summer.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to 1) full-time students who are in their second year of college attendance as of the application deadline; and 2) part-time students who have completed at least 45 but no more than 60 semester hours as of the application deadline. Applicants must be majoring in the agricultural sciences, biological and life sciences, computer and information sciences, engineering, mathematics, physical sciences, psychology, social sciences, or selected humanities (religious studies, cultural studies, public policy, advocacy, communications, or science writing). They must have a GPA of 3.3 or higher. Along with their application, they must submit 2 statements on 1) their educational and professional goals, the kinds of research they are interested in conducting, specific questions that interest them, and how they became interested in them; and 2) how they think their interests, talents, and initiative would contribute to make the homeland safer and secure. Selection is based on those statements, academic record, references, and SAT or ACT scores, As part of their program, they must be interested in participating in summer research and development activities at a DHS-designated facility. U.S. citizenship is required. Deadline for Receipt: January of each year. Additional Information: This program, established in 2003, is funded by DHS and administered by Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE). Recipients must enroll full time.

4136 ■ OAK RIDGE INSTITUTE FOR SCIENCE AND EDUCATION

Attn: Science and Engineering Education
P.O. Box 117 Oak Ridge, TN 37831-0117
Tel: (865)241-8240
Fax: (865)241-5219
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.orau.gov/orise.htm
To provide financial assistance and summer research experience to upper-division students who are working on a degree in a field of interest to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
Title of Award: Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: Agricultural sciences; Behavioral sciences; Biological and clinical sciences; Computer and information sciences; Education; Engineering; Information science and technology; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Physical sciences; Social sciences Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: Approximately 100 each year. Funds Available: This program provides a stipend of $8,000 per academic year and $650 per week during the internship, a housing subsidy and limited travel reimbursement for round-trip transportation to the internship site, and travel expenses to the scholarship program conference at the completion of the internship. Duration: 2 academic years plus 10 weeks during the intervening summer.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to full-time students entering their junior year at an accredited college or university in the United States or its territories. Applicants must be majoring in a discipline related to oceanic and atmospheric science, research, technology, and education, and supportive of the purposes of NOAA's programs and mission (e.g., biological, life, and agricultural sciences; computer and information sciences; engineering; mathematics; physical sciences; social and behavioral sciences; or teacher education). They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. As part of their program, they must be interested in participating in summer research and development activities at NOAA headquarters (Silver Spring, Maryland) or field centers. U.S. citizenship is required. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year. Additional Information: This program, established in 2005, is funded by NOAA and administered by Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE).

4137 ■ OAK RIDGE INSTITUTE FOR SCIENCE AND EDUCATION

Attn: Science and Engineering Education
P.O. Box 117
Oak Ridge, TN 37831-0117
Tel: (865)576-9279
Fax: (865)241-5220
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.orau.gov/orise.htm
To provide financial assistance and research experience to undergraduate students at minority serving institutions who are majoring in scientific fields of interest to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
Title of Award: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Educational Partnership Program with Minority Serving Institutions Undergraduate Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Atmospheric science; Biological and clinical sciences; Cartography/Surveying; Chemistry; Computer and information sciences; Engineering; Environmental conservation; Environmental science; Geography; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Meteorology; Photogrammetry; Physical sciences; Physics Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: 10 each year. Funds Available: This program provides payment of tuition and fees (to a maximum of $4,000 per year) and a stipend during the internship of $650 per week. Duration: 1 academic year and 2 summers.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to juniors and seniors at minority serving institutions, including Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs), Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), and Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs). Applicants must be majoring in atmospheric science, biology, cartography, chemistry, computer science, engineering, environmental science, geodesy, geography, marine science, mathematics, meteorology, photogrammetry, physical science, physics, or remote sensing. They must also be interested in participating in a research internship at a NOAA site. U.S. citizenship is required. Deadline for Receipt: January of each year. Additional Information: This program is funded by NOAA through an interagency agreement with the U.S. Department of Energy and administered by Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE).

4138 ■ OAK RIDGE INSTITUTE FOR SCIENCE AND EDUCATION

Attn: Science and Engineering Education
P.O. Box 117
Oak Ridge, TN 37831-0117
Tel: (865)576-9279
Fax: (865)241-5219
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.orau.gov/orise.htm
To provide scholarships and internship experience to students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) working on undergraduate degrees in areas related to the Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (OCRWM).
Title of Award: Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management Historically Black Colleges and Universities Undergraduate Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: Energy-related areas; Engineering; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Nuclear science; Science; Social sciences Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: 10 each year. Funds Available: The program provides for payment of tuition and fees (to a maximum of $8,000) plus a monthly stipend of $600. Duration: 2 years.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to juniors and seniors at HBCUs who are working on a degree in science, mathematics, engineering, engineering technology, or social sciences. As part of their program, they must be willing to participate in an internship at a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) site conducting activities for the OCRWM. Deadline for Receipt: January of each year. Additional Information: This program is funded by DOE/OCRWM and administered by Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE).

4139 ■ OHIO SPACE GRANT CONSORTIUM

c/o Ohio Aerospace Institute
22800 Cedar Point Road
Cleveland, OH 44142
Tel: (440)962-3032
Free: 800-828-OSGC
Fax: (440)962-3057
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.osgc.org/Scholarship.html
To provide financial assistance to students at selected community colleges in Ohio who are interested in continuing their studies at a 4-year university in the state that is a member of the Ohio Space Grant Consortium (OSGC).
Title of Award: Ohio Space Grant Consortium Community College Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Computer and information sciences; Electronics; Engineering; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Science; Technology Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Two Year College Number Awarded: 2 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to U.S. citizens who are students at designated community colleges in Ohio, normally enrolled full time in their freshman year (although applications are accepted from part-time students demonstrating academic merit and from students at any stage of their college career). Applicants must be enrolled in a program that includes course work related to an understanding of or interest in technological fields supporting aerospace, e.g. associate degrees related to mathematics, science, and such advanced technology fields as engineering, computers, electronics, and industrial technology. They must also have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and plans to continue their education in a 4-year program at an OSGC-member university. Along with their application, they must submit college transcripts, 2 letters of recommendation, and a brief resume of their education, significant accomplishments, work experience, educational and professional goals, and any other relevant information. Women, underrepresented minorities, and persons with disabilities are particularly encouraged to apply. Deadline for Receipt: October of each year. Additional Information: These scholarships are funded through the National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program administered by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), with matching funds provided by the member colleges, the Ohio Aerospace Institute, and private industry. The participating institutions include Columbus State Community College, Cuyahoga Community College, Lorain County Community College, Owens Community College, Lakeland Community College, and Terra Community College. OSGC member institutions include the Air Force Institute of Technology, University of Akron, Case Western Reserve University, Central State University, University of Cincinnati, Cleveland State University, University of Dayton, Ohio State University, Ohio University, University of Toledo, Wilberforce University, and Wright State University.

4140 ■ OHIO SPACE GRANT CONSORTIUM

c/o Ohio Aerospace Institute
22800 Cedar Point Road
Cleveland, OH 44142
Tel: (440)962-3032
Free: 800-828-OSGC
Fax: (440)962-3057
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.osgc.org/Scholarship.html
To provide financial assistance to students in their junior year at selected universities in Ohio who wish to working on a bachelor's degree in an aerospace-related field.
Title of Award: Ohio Space Grant Consortium Junior Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Astronomy and astronomical sciences; Biological and clinical sciences; Chemistry; Computer and information sciences; Engineering, Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautical; Engineering, Chemical; Engineering, Civil; Engineering, Computer; Engineering, Electrical; Engineering, Industrial; Engineering, Materials; Engineering, Mechanical; Engineering, Petroleum; Geography; Geology; Materials research/science; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Physics; Space and planetary sciences Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 20 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000. Duration: 1 year; recipients may apply for a senior scholarship if they maintain satisfactory academic performance and good progress on their research project.
Eligibility Requirements: These scholarships are available to U.S. citizens who expect to complete within 2 years the requirements for a bachelor of science degree in an aerospace-related discipline (aeronautical engineering, aerospace engineering, astronomy, biology, chemical engineering, chemistry, civil engineering, computer engineering and science, control engineering, electrical engineering, engineering mechanics, geography, geology, industrial engineering, manufacturing engineering, materials science and engineering, mathematics, mechanical engineering, petroleum engineering, physics, and systems engineering). Applicants must be attending a member university of the Ohio Space Grant Consortium (OSGC) or another participating university. They must propose and initiate a research project on campus under the guidance of a faculty member. Along with their application, they must submit a 1-page personal objective statement that discusses their career goals and anticipated benefits to be derived from this program. Women, underrepresented minorities, and persons with disabilities are particularly encouraged to apply. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: These scholarships are funded through the National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program administered by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), with matching funds provided by the member universities, the Ohio Aerospace Institute, and private industry. The OSGC member universities include the University of Akron, Case Western Reserve University, Central State University, University of Cincinnati, Cleveland State University, University of Dayton, Ohio State University, Ohio University, University of Toledo, Wilberforce University, and Wright State University. Other participating universities are Cedarville University, Marietta College (petroleum engineering), Miami University (manufacturing engineering), Ohio Northern University (mechanical engineering), and Youngstown State University (mechanical and industrial engineering). Recipients are required to attend the annual spring research symposium sponsored by the OSGC and present a poster on their research project.

4141 ■ OKLAHOMA NASA SPACE GRANT CONSORTIUM

c/o University of Oklahoma
Ditmars House, Suite 9
1623 Cross Center Drive
Norman, OK 73069
Tel: (405)325-6559
Fax: (405)325-5537
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.okspacegrant.ou.edu
To provide financial assistance to upper-division students at member institutions of the Oklahoma NASA Space Grant Consortium who are enrolled in aerospace-related studies.
Title of Award: Oklahoma NASA Space Grant Consortium Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Aeronautics; Aerospace sciences; Engineering, Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautical; Geography; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Space and planetary sciences; Technology Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: Approximately 40 each year. Funds Available: Stipends range from $500 to $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to juniors and seniors at member institutions of the Oklahoma NASA Space Grant Consortium (OSGC). Applicants must be majoring in science, mathematics, engineering, technology, geography, or other aeronautics or space-related disciplines. They must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher. U.S. citizenship is required. The OSGC is a component of the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Space Grant program, which encourages participation by women, underrepresented minorities, and persons with disabilities. Deadline for Receipt: December of each year. Additional Information: Members of OSGC are Oklahoma State University, the University of Oklahoma, Cameron University, Langston University. Cameron University, East Central University, Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Southern Nazarene University, and Southwestern Oklahoma State University. This program is funded by NASA.

4142 ■ OKLAHOMA STATE REGENTS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION

Attn: Director of Scholarship and Grant Programs
655 Research Parkway, Suite 200
P.O. Box 108850
Oklahoma City, OK 73101-8850
Tel: (405)225-9239
Free: 800-858-1840
Fax: (405)225-9230
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.okhighered.org/student-center/financial-aid/futureteach.shtml
To provide forgivable loans to Oklahoma residents who are interested in teaching (particularly in teacher shortage fields) in Oklahoma.
Title of Award: Oklahoma Future Teachers Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: Education; Education, Special; English language and literature; Linguistics; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Science Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 136 students received support through this program. Funds Available: Full-time students receive up to $1,500 per year if they have completed 60 hours or more or up to $1,000 if they have completed fewer than 60 hours; part-time students receive up to $750 per year if they have completed 60 hours or more or up to $500 per year if they have completed fewer than 60 hours. Funds are paid directly to the institution on the student's behalf. This is a forgivable loan program; recipients must agree to teach in Oklahoma public schools for 3 years following graduation and licensure. Duration: 1 year; may be renewable for up to 3 additional years as long as the recipient maintains a GPA of 2.5 or higher.
Eligibility Requirements: Candidates for this program must be nominated by institutions of higher education in Oklahoma. Nominees may be high school seniors, high school graduates, or currently-enrolled undergraduate or graduate students. They must 1) rank in the top 15% of their high school graduating class; 2) have an ACT or SAT score ranking in the top 15% for high school graduates of the same year; 3) have been admitted into a professional education program at an accredited Oklahoma institution of higher education; or 4) have achieved an undergraduate record of outstanding success as defined by the institution. Both part-time and full-time students are eligible, but preference is given to full-time students. Applicants must be interested in teaching in critical shortage areas in the state upon graduation. These areas change periodically but recently have included special education, mathematics, science, English, and foreign languages. Deadline for Receipt: September of each year.

4143 ■ OREGON NASA SPACE GRANT CONSORTIUM

c/o Oregon State University
92 Kerr Administration Building
Corvallis, OR 97331-2103
Tel: (541)737-2414
Fax: (541)737-9946
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.oregonspacegrant.orst.edu/programs/education/undergraduate.html
To provide financial assistance for study in space-related fields to undergraduate students at colleges and universities that are members of the Oregon Space Grant Consortium (OSGC).
Title of Award: Oregon Space Grant Undergraduate Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: Aerospace sciences; Education; Engineering, Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautical; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Space and planetary sciences; Technology Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to U.S. citizens enrolled full time at OSGC member institutions. Applicants must be working on 1) a baccalaureate degree in a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) field (including mathematics or science education) related to the mission of the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA); or 2) an associate degree in applied science and planning to transfer to a 4-year institution to complete a baccalaureate in the same fields. Along with their application, they must submit a letter of intent of 250 to 300 words on their career goals as they relate to NASA and how this scholarship will contribute to those goals. Selection is based on scholastic achievement, aerospace-related career goals, and 2 letters of recommendation. Applications are especially encouraged from members of underrepresented groups (women, minorities, and people with disabilities). Deadline for Receipt: January of each year. Additional Information: Institutions that are members of OSG include Oregon State University, Portland State University, the University of Oregon, Southern Oregon University, Eastern Oregon University, Western Oregon University, George Fox University, Lane Community College, Linfield College, Portland Community College, and Oregon Institute of Technology. This program is funded by NASA.

4144 ■ OREGON UNIVERSITY SYSTEM

Attn: Chancellor's Office, Industry Affairs Division
Capital Center, Suite 1065
18640 N.W. Walker Road
Beaverton, OR 97006-8966
Tel: (503)725-2918
Fax: (503)775-2921
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ous.edu/ecs/scholarships.html
To provide financial assistance to Oregon high school seniors interested in studying designated computer and engineering fields at selected public universities in the state.
Title of Award: AeA Technology Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: Biochemistry; Chemistry; Computer and information sciences; Engineering; Engineering, Chemical; Engineering, Computer; Engineering, Electrical; Engineering, Industrial; Engineering, Mechanical; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Physics Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, this program awarded 25 new scholarships. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,500 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed up to 3 additional years if the recipient maintains a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to seniors graduating from high schools in Oregon who plan to attend Eastern Oregon University, Oregon Institute of Technology, Oregon State University, Portland State University, Southern Oregon University, Western Oregon University, or the University of Oregon. Applicants must be planning to major in biochemistry, chemical engineering, chemistry, computer engineering, computer science, electrical engineering, electronic engineering, engineering technology, industrial engineering, mathematics, mechanical engineering, or physics (not all majors are available at each institution). Women and ethnic minorities underrepresented in the technology industry (Black Americans, Hispanic Americans, and Native Americans) are strongly encouraged to apply. Selection is based on academic performance; college entrance examination scores; mathematics, science, and technology course work; achievements; leadership; civic participation; interests; employment; insight into and commitment to a career in technology; and communication skill. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 1999 by Intel, which offered it to the Oregon Council of the AeA (formerly American Electronics Association) in the following year. Currently, Intel and other Oregon AeA member companies (such as Xerox and Hewlett Packard) provide ongoing support.

4145 ■ RHODE ISLAND SPACE GRANT

c/o Brown University
Lincoln Field Building
Box 1846
Providence, RI 02912-1846
Tel: (401)863-2889
Fax: (401)863-1292
E-mail: [email protected] Web Site: http://www.planetary.brown.edu/RI_Space_Grant
To provide financial assistance to undergraduate students at institutions that are members of the Rhode Island Space Grant Consortium (RISGC) who are interested in a career in a space-related field of science, mathematics, or engineering.
Title of Award: Rhode Island Space Grant Undergraduate Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: Aerospace sciences; Engineering; Engineering, Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautical; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Science; Space and planetary sciences Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 9 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: The stipend is $4,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to undergraduate students beyond their freshman year at RISGC-member universities. Applicants must be studying in science, mathematics, or engineering fields of interest to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). U.S. citizenship is required. The sponsor is a component of NASA's Space Grant program, which encourages participation by women, underrepresented minorities, and persons with disabilities. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: Members of the RISGC are Bryant College, Community College of Rhode Island, Providence College, Roger Williams University, Rhode Island College, Rhode Island School of Design, Salve Regina University, University of Rhode Island, and Wheaton College. This program is funded by NASA. Scholars are designated as research scholars (who are required to devote up to 4 hours per week to outreach activities in science education for K-12 children and teachers through Rhode Island), outreach scholars (who are required to devote up to 8 hours per week to outreach activities), or "Science En Espanol" scholars (who are required to devote up to 8 hours per week to curriculum support for K-12 children and teachers throughout Rhode Island).

4146 ■ RHODE ISLAND SPACE GRANT

c/o Brown University
Lincoln Field Building
Box 1846
Providence, RI 02912-1846
Tel: (401)863-2889
Fax: (401)863-1292
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.planetary.brown.edu/RI_Space_Grant
To provide funding for summer research activities to undergraduate students at institutions that are members of the Rhode Island Space Grant Consortium (RISGC) who are interested in a career in a space-related field of science, mathematics, or engineering.
Title of Award: Rhode Island Space Grant Undergraduate Summer Scholar Program Area, Field, or Subject: Aerospace sciences; Engineering; Engineering, Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautical; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Science; Space and planetary sciences Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 3 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: The stipend is $4,000. Duration: 1 summer.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to undergraduate students at RISGC-member universities. Applicants must be studying in science, mathematics, or engineering fields of interest to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). They must be interested in participating in a research project during the summer with an advisor in their own department. U.S. citizenship is required. The sponsor is a component of NASA's Space Grant program, which encourages participation by women, underrepresented minorities, and persons with disabilities. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: Members of the RISGC are Bryant College, Community College of Rhode Island, Providence College, Roger Williams University, Rhode Island College, Rhode Island School of Design, Salve Regina University, University of Rhode Island, and Wheaton College. This program is funded by NASA. Scholars are required to devote 75% of their time to their research and 25% of their time to science education outreach activities organized and coordinated by Rhode Island Space Grant.

4147 ■ ROYAL NEIGHBORS OF AMERICA

Attn: Fraternal Services
230 16th Street
Rock Island, IL 61201-8645
Tel: (309)788-4561
Free: 800-627-4762
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.royalneighbors.org/MemberBenefits/scholarships.cfm
To provide financial assistance for college to women members of the Royal Neighbors of America who plan to enter nontraditional fields.
Title of Award: Eliza D. Watt Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Computer and information sciences; Engineering; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Physical sciences Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 5 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000 per year. Duration: 4 years.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to women members of the society who are graduating high school seniors. Applicants must be planning to enter a field considered nontraditional for women, including computer science, engineering, physical sciences, teaching of nontraditional women's fields, business writing, or mathematics. Deadline for Receipt: December of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 2004.

4148 ■ SEALASKA CORPORATION

Attn: Sealaska Heritage Institute
One Sealaska Plaza, Suite 301
Juneau, AK 99801-1249
Tel: (907)586-9166; 888-311-4992
Fax: (907)586-9293
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.sealaskaheritage.org/programs/university_scholarships.htm
To provide financial assistance for undergraduate or graduate study to Native Alaskans who have a connection to Sealaska Corporation and are majoring in designated fields.
Title of Award: Sealaska Heritage Institute 7(i) Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Business administration; Chemistry; Engineering, Chemical; Health care services; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Natural resources; Physics Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: The amount of the award depends on the availability of funds, the number of qualified applicants, class standing, and cumulative GPA. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed up to 5 years for a bachelor's degree, up to 3 years for a master's degree, up to 2 years for a doctorate, or up to 3 years for vocational study. The maximum total support is limited to 9 years. Renewal depends on recipients' maintaining full-time enrollment and a GPA of 2.5 or higher.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to 1) Alaska Natives who are enrolled to Sealaska Corporation, and 2) Native lineal descendants of Alaska Natives enrolled to Sealaska Corporation, whether or not the applicant owns Sealaska Corporation stock. Applicants must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as full-time undergraduate or graduate students. Along with their application, they must submit 2 essays: 1) their personal history and educational goals, and 2) their expected contributions to the Alaska Native or Native American community. Financial need is also considered in the selection process. The following areas of study qualify for these awards: natural resources (environmental sciences, engineering, conservation biology, environmental law, fisheries, geology, marine science/biology, forestry, wildlife management, and mining technology); business administration (accounting, finance, marketing, international business, international commerce and trade, management of information systems, human resources management, economics, computer information systems, and industrial management); and other special fields (cadastral surveys, chemistry, equipment/machinery operators, industrial safety specialists, health specialists, plastics engineers, trade specialists, physics, mathematics, and marine trades and occupations). Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: Funding for this program is provided from Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANSCA) Section 7(i) revenue sharing provisions. Sealaska sponsors a number of other scholarships, including the Cape Fox Scholarships and the Sealaska Heritage Institute Scholarships.

4149 ■ SIEMENS FOUNDATION

170 Wood Avenue South
Iselin, NJ 08830
877-822-5233
Fax: (732)603-5890
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.siemens-foundation.org/awards
To recognize and reward high school students with exceptional scores on the Advanced Placement (AP) examinations in mathematics and the sciences.
Title of Award: Siemens Awards for Advanced Placement Area, Field, or Subject: Biological and clinical sciences; Chemistry; Computer and information sciences; Environmental conservation; Environmental science; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Physics; Statistics Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Professional, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 24 regional scholarships (2 females and 2 males in each of the 6 regions), 2 national scholarships (1 female and 1 male), 12 high school awards (in each region, 1 to a school for improvement in the number and percentage of students taking AP examinations, 1 to an urban school for providing access to AP mathematics and science to minorities), and 18 teacher awards (in each region, 2 for commitment to students and the AP program, 1 for teaching minorities) are awarded each year. Funds Available: Regional scholarships are $3,000; national winners receive additional $5,000 scholarships. Awards to teachers and to schools are $1,000. Duration: The awards are presented annually.
Eligibility Requirements: All students in U.S. high schools are eligible to be considered for these awards (including home-schooled students and those in U.S. territories). Each fall, the College Board identifies the male and female seniors in each of its regions who have earned the highest number of scores on 7 AP exams: biology, calculus BC, chemistry, computer science AB, environmental science, physics C (physics C: mechanics and physics C: electricity each count as half), and statistics. Males and females are considered separately. Regional winners receive all-expense paid trips to Washington, D.C., where national winners are announced. The program also recognizes and rewards monetarily 1) schools that have shown the greatest improvement in the number and percentage of students taking AP examinations in biology, calculus, chemistry, computer science, environmental science, physics, and statistics in the past year; and 2) non-magnet urban schools that provide access to AP mathematics and science to a significant number of underrepresented minority students. In addition, teachers are rewarded for their commitment to students and the AP program. Additional teachers are recognized because they have successfully taught AP mathematics and/or science to underrepresented minority students in non-magnet urban schools. Deadline for Receipt: There is no application or nomination process for these awards. The College Board identifies the students, teachers, and high schools for the Siemens Foundation. Additional Information: Information from the College Board is available at (703) 707-8999.

4150 ■ SIEMENS FOUNDATION

170 Wood Avenue South
Iselin, NJ 08830
877-822-5233
Fax: (732)603-5890
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.siemens-foundation.org/scholarship
To recognize and reward outstanding high school seniors who have undertaken individual or team research projects in science, mathematics, and technology (or in combinations of those disciplines).
Title of Award: Siemens Westinghouse Competition Awards Area, Field, or Subject: Astronomy and astronomical sciences; Atmospheric science; Biochemistry; Biological and clinical sciences; Chemistry; Computer and information sciences; Earth sciences; Engineering, Civil; Engineering, Electrical; Engineering, Mechanical; Environmental science; Genetics; Geosciences; Materials research/science; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Nutrition; Physics; Writing Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: In the initial round of judging, up to 300 regional semifinalists (up to 50 in each region) are selected. Of those, 60 are chosen as regional finalists (5 individuals and 5 teams in each of the 6 regions). Then 12 regional winners (1 individual and 1 team) are selected in the regional competitions, and they become the national finalists. Funds Available: At the regional level, finalists receive $1,000 scholarships, both as individuals and members of teams. Individual regional winners receive $3,000 scholarships. Winning regional teams receive $6,000 scholarships to be divided among the team members. Those regional winners then receive additional scholarships as national finalists. In the national competition. first-place winners receive an additional $100,000 scholarship, second place an additional $50,000 scholarship, third place an additional $40,000 scholarship, fourth place an additional $30,000 scholarship, fifth place an additional $20,000 scholarship, and sixth place an additional $10,000 scholarship. Those national awards are provided both to individuals and to teams to be divided equally among team members. Scholarship money is sent directly to the recipient's college or university to cover undergraduate and/or graduate educational expenses. Schools with regional finalists receive a $2,000 award to be used to support science, mathematics, and technology programs in their schools. Duration: The competition is held annually.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school seniors who are legal or permanent U.S. residents. They must be enrolled in a high school in the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam, Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Wake and Midway Islands, or the Marianas. U.S. high school students enrolled in a Department of Defense dependents school, an accredited overseas American or international school, a foreign school as an exchange student, or a foreign school because their parent(s) live and work abroad are also eligible. Students being home-schooled qualify if they obtain the endorsement of the school district official responsible for such programs. Research projects may be submitted in mathematics and the biological and physical sciences, or involve combinations of disciplines, such as astrophysics, biochemistry, bioengineering, biology, biophysics, botany, chemistry, computer science, civil engineering, earth and atmospheric science engineering, electrical engineering, environmental sciences, fluid dynamics, genetics, geology, materials science, mathematics, mechanical engineering, nutritional science, physics, toxicology, and virology. Both individual and team projects (2 or 3 members) may be entered. All team members must meet the eligibility requirements. Team projects may include seniors, but that is not a requirement. Competition entrants must submit a detailed report on their research project, including a description of the purpose of the research, rationale for the research, pertinent scientific literature, methodology, results, discussion, and conclusion. All projects must be endorsed by a sponsoring high school (except home-schooled students, who obtain their endorsement from the district or state home-school official). Each project must have a project advisor or mentor who is a member of the instructional staff or a person approved by the endorsing high school. There are 3 judging phases to the competition. An initial review panel selects outstanding research projects from 6 different regions of the country. The students submitting these projects are identified as regional semifinalists. Out of those, the highest-rated projects from each region are selected and the students who submitted them are recognized as regional finalists. For the next phase, the regional finalists are offered all-expense paid trips to the regional competition on the campus of a regional university partner, where their projects are reviewed by a panel of judges appointed by the host institution. Regional finalists are required to prepare a poster display of their research project, make an oral presentation about the research and research findings, and respond to questions from the judges. The top-rated individual and the top-rated team project in each region are selected as regional winners to represent the region in the national competition as national finalists. At that competition, the national finalists again display their projects, make oral presentations, and respond to judges' questions. At each phase, selection is based on clarity of expression, comprehensiveness, creativity, field knowledge, future work, interpretation, literature review, presentation, scientific importance, and validity. Deadline for Receipt: September of each year. Additional Information: The program is offered by Siemens Foundation, in partnership with the College Board. Information is available from the College Board at (703) 707-8999, E-mail: [email protected] Students submitting the projects with the highest evaluations become part of a registry that is circulated to colleges and universities nationwide. To continue receiving scholarships, winners must attend an accredited academic institution on a full-time basis.

4151 ■ SOCIETY OF FLIGHT TEST ENGINEERS

44814 North Elm Avenue
P.O. Box 4037
Lancaster, CA 93539-4037
Tel: (661)949-2095
Fax: (661)949-2096
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.sfte.org
To provide financial assistance for college to student members and children of members of the Society of Flight Test Engineers (SFTE).
Title of Award: Society of Flight Test Engineers Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Computer and information sciences; Engineering; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Physics Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: Stipends range from $200 to $2,000. Duration: 1 year; recipients may reapply.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to college students who have completed at least their freshman year. Applicants must be a student member of SFTE or the child of a member. They must be working on an undergraduate degree in engineering, computer sciences, mathematics, physics, or another technical discipline. Selection is based primarily on academic achievement; financial need is not considered. Deadline for Receipt: June of each year.

4152 ■ SOCIETY OF HISPANIC PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS

5400 East Olympic Boulevard, Suite 210
Los Angeles, CA 90022
Tel: (323)725-3970
Fax: (323)725-0316
Web Site: http://oneshpe.shpe.org.
To provide financial assistance to Hispanic undergraduate and graduate students preparing for a career in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, or a related field.
Title of Award: Advancing Hispanic Excellence in Technology, Engineering, Math, and Science (AHETEMS) General Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Engineering; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Science; Technology Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: Stipends range from $1,000 to $3,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) who are accepted into or attending an accredited 2-year or 4-year college or university in the United States or Puerto Rico. Applicants must be enrolled full time with a major in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, or a related field. High school seniors and undergraduates must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher; graduate students must have a GPA of 3.25 or higher. Along with their application, they must submit a 1-page personal statement covering their family background, community involvement, leadership, academic achievements, research internship and co-op experiences, and short-term and long-term goals and aspirations. Both merit-based and need-based scholarships are available. U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status is required. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: Information is also available from the AHETEMS Scholarship Program, University of Texas at Arlington, College of Engineering, Box 19019, Arlington, TX 76019-0019, (817) 272-0776, E-mail: gary. [email protected]

4153 ■ SOUTH CAROLINA COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION

Attn: Director of Student Services
1333 Main Street, Suite 200
Columbia, SC 29201
Tel: (803)737-2260; 877-349-7183
Fax: (803)737-2297
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.che.sc.gov
To provide scholarship/loans to teachers in South Carolina who wish to improve their content knowledge and degree programs.
Title of Award: South Carolina Teaching Scholarship Grants Program Area, Field, or Subject: Art; Dance; Economics; Education; Education, Early childhood; Education, Elementary; Education, Music; Education, Secondary; Education, Special; Geography; History; Linguistics; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Music; Political science; Science Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000 per fiscal year. This is a scholarship/loan program. Recipients must sign a commitment to teach in South Carolina public schools for at least 1 year following completion of the scholarship grant year and agree to refund the scholarship amount if the 1-year teaching commitment is not honored. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed if recipients maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher. They may receive up to 3 grants in a 5-year period.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of South Carolina who have a professional teaching certificate and are under contract as a teacher in a public school in the state. Applicants must be 1) accepted as a degree-seeking graduate student in the teaching field at the master's level and enrolled at an eligible institution in the state; or 2) enrolled for graduate or undergraduate courses in their current teaching field or in a teaching field in which they wish to add on certification. Proposed fields of study must relate to core content areas of English, reading or language arts, mathematics, science, foreign languages, civics and government, economics, arts (advanced fine arts, art, dance, drama, music, and speech), history, or geography; early childhood, elementary education, middle level education, secondary education, and special education also qualify. Priority is given to classroom teachers (not administrators, counselors, media specialists, or other support personnel) whose teaching specialties are critical need subject areas. Continuing graduate students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status is required. Deadline for Receipt: December of each year for second summer session and fall semester; June of each year for spring semester and first summer session. Additional Information: This program was established in 2001.

4154 ■ SOUTH CAROLINA STUDENT LOAN CORPORATION

Interstate Center
16 Berryhill Road, Suite 210
P.O. Box 21487
Columbia, SC 29221-1487
Tel: (803)798-0916
Free: 800-347-2752
Fax: (803)772-9410
Web Site: http://www.slc.sc.edu
To provide scholarship/loans to students in South Carolina who wish to teach certain subjects or in certain geographic areas.
Title of Award: South Carolina Teacher Loan Program Area, Field, or Subject: Agricultural sciences; Classical studies; Consumer affairs; Dance; Education, Elementary; Education, Music; Education, Special; English language and literature; Foreign languages; Library and archival sciences; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Science; Speech and language pathology/audiology; Technology Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Freshmen and sophomores may borrow up to $2,500 per academic year; juniors, seniors, and graduate students may borrow up to $5,000 per academic year. This is a scholarship/loan program; loans are forgivable at the rate of 20% or $3,000, whichever is greater, for each full year of teaching in an area (either geographic or subject) of critical need; for students who teach in both critical subject and geographic areas, the rate of cancellation is 33% or $5,000, whichever is greater, per year. Borrowers who fail to teach in either a critical subject or geographic area must repay the loan at an annual interest rate that varies (currently, 5.37%) but is capped at 10.25%. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed for a total of 5 years of undergraduate and 5 years of graduate study.
Eligibility Requirements: Eligible to apply are residents of South Carolina who are planning to teach in certain critical geographic areas of the state, or to teach in critical subject areas. Entering freshmen must have ranked in the top 40% of their high school class and have an ACT or SAT score greater than the South Carolina average (recently 986 on the SAT or 19.3 on the ACT); enrolled undergraduates or entering graduate students must have at least a 2.75 cumulative GPA; graduate students who have completed at least 1 term must have a GPA of 3.5 or better. Undergraduate students at South Carolina colleges must have taken and passed the Education Entrance Exam; students at institutions outside South Carolina must have completed the necessary prerequisites required at that institution. Only U.S. citizens may apply. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year. Additional Information: Recently, the critical subject areas include mathematics, science (biology, chemistry, physics, and general science), media specialist, special education, industrial technology, foreign languages (Spanish, French, Latin, and German), family and consumer science, art, music, business education, English and language arts, dance, speech and drama/theater, and agriculture. For a list of critical geographic area, contact the sponsor.

4155 ■ SOUTH DAKOTA SPACE GRANT CONSORTIUM

Attn: Deputy Director and Outreach Coordinator
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
Mineral Industries Building, Room 228
501 East St. Joseph Street
Rapid City, SD 57701-3995
Tel: (605)394-1975
Fax: (605)394-5360
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.sdsmt.edu/space
To provide funding to undergraduate and graduate students for space-related activities in South Dakota.
Title of Award: South Dakota Space Grant Consortium Graduate Fellowships and Undergraduate Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Aerospace sciences; Earth sciences; Engineering, Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautical; Environmental conservation; Environmental science; Geology; Geosciences; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Space and planetary sciences; Technology Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Approximately $70,000 is available for this program annually. Funds Available: Stipends range from $1,000 to $7,500. Duration: 1 academic year, semester, or summer.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to undergraduate and graduate students at member and affiliated institutions of the South Dakota Space Grant Consortium. Applicants must be interested in 1) earth- and space-science related educational and research projects in fields relevant to the goals of the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA); or 2) eventual employment with NASA or in a NASA-related career field in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education. Activities may include student research and educational efforts in remote sensing, GIS, global and regional geoscience, environmental science, and K-12 educational outreach; exposure to NASA-relevant projects; and internship experiences at various NASA centers and the Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center in Sioux Falls. U.S. citizenship is required. Women, members of underrepresented groups (African Americans, Hispanics, Pacific Islanders, Asian Americans, Native Americans, and persons with disabilities), and Tribal College students are specifically encouraged to apply. Selection is based on academic qualifications of the application (preference is given to students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher), quality of the application and its career goal statement, and assessment of the applicant's motivation toward an earth science, aerospace, or engineering career or research. Deadline for Receipt: January of each year. Additional Information: Member institutions include South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, South Dakota State University, and Augustana College. Educational affiliates include Black Hills State University, the University of South Dakota, Dakota State University, Lower Brule Community College, Oglala Lakota College, Sinte Gleska University, and Lake Area Technical Institute.

4156 ■ TEXAS SPACE GRANT CONSORTIUM

Attn: Administrative Assistant
3925 West Braker Lane, Suite 200
Austin, TX 78759
Tel: (512)471-3583
Free: 800-248-8742
Fax: (512)471-3585
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.tsgc.utexas.edu/grants
To provide financial assistance to upper-division and medical students at Texas universities working on degrees in the fields of space science and engineering.
Title of Award: Columbia Crew Memorial Undergraduate Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Aerospace sciences; Biological and clinical sciences; Chemistry; Engineering, Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautical; Engineering, Chemical; Engineering, Electrical; Engineering, Industrial; Engineering, Mechanical; Geology; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Physics; Space and planetary sciences Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Doctorate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 29 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must be U.S. citizens, eligible for financial assistance, and registered for full-time study at a participating college or university. Applicants must be a sophomore at a 2-year institution, a junior or senior at a 4-year institution, or a first- or second-year student at a medical school. Supported fields of study have included aerospace engineering, biology, chemical engineering, chemistry, electrical engineering, geology, industrial engineering, mathematics, mechanical engineering, and physics. The program encourages participation by members of groups underrepresented in science and engineering (persons with disabilities, women, African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans, and Pacific Islanders). Selection is based on excellence in academics, participation in space education projects, participation in research projects, and exhibited leadership qualities. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: In 2003, the Texas Space Grant Consortium renamed its undergraduate scholarship program in honor of the 7 Space Shuttle Columbia astronauts. The participating universities are Baylor University, Lamar University, Prairie View A&M University, Rice University, San Jacinto College, Southern Methodist University, Sul Ross State University, Texas A&M University (including Kingsville and Corpus Christi campuses), Texas Christian University, Texas Southern University, Texas Tech University, Trinity University, University of Houston (including Clear Lake and Downtown campuses), University of Texas at Arlington, University of Texas at Austin, University of Texas at Dallas, University of Texas at El Paso, University of Texas at San Antonio, and University of Texas/Pan American. This program is funded by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

4157 ■ U.S. AIR FORCE

Attn: Headquarters AFROTC/RRUC
551 East Maxwell Boulevard
Maxwell AFB, AL 36112-5917
Tel: (334)953-2091; (866)423-7682
Fax: (334)953-6167
Web Site: http://www.afrotc.com/scholarships/hsschol/types.php
To provide financial assistance to high school seniors or graduates who are interested in joining Air Force ROTC in college and are willing to serve as Air Force officers following completion of their bachelor's degree.
Title of Award: Air Force ROTC High School Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Architecture; Chemistry; Computer and information sciences; Engineering, Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautical; Engineering, Architectural; Engineering, Civil; Engineering, Computer; Engineering, Electrical; Engineering, Mechanical; Environmental science; General studies/Field of study not specified; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Meteorology; Operations research; Physics Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: Approximately 2,000 each year. Funds Available: Type 1 scholarships provide payment of full tuition and most laboratory fees, as well as $600 for books. Type 2 scholarships pay the same benefits except tuition is capped at $15,000 per year; students who attend an institution where tuition exceeds $15,000 must pay the difference. Type 7 scholarships pay full tuition and most laboratory fees, but students must attend a college or university where the tuition is less than $9,000 per year or a public college or university where they qualify for the in-state tuition rate; they may not attend an institution with higher tuition and pay the difference. Approximately 5% of scholarship offers are for Type 1, approximately 20% are for Type 2, and approximately 75% are for type 7. All recipients are also awarded a tax-free subsistence allowance for 10 months of each year that is $250 per month as a freshman, $300 per month as a sophomore, $350 per month as a junior, and $400 per month as a senior. Duration: 4 years.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school seniors who are U.S. citizens at least 17 of age and have been accepted at a college or university with an Air Force ROTC unit on campus or a college with a cross-enrollment agreement with such a college. Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and an ACT composite score of 24 or higher or an SAT score of 1100 (mathematics and verbal portion only) or higher. At the time of their commissioning in the Air Force, they must be no more than 31 years of age. They must agree to serve for at least 4 years as active-duty Air Force officers following graduation from college. Deadline for Receipt: November of each year. Additional Information: Recently, approximately 70% of these scholarships were offered to students planning to major in the science and technical fields of architecture, chemistry, computer science, engineering (aeronautical, aerospace, astronautical, architectural, civil, computer, electrical, environmental, or mechanical), mathematics, meteorology and atmospheric sciences, operations research, or physics. Approximately 30% were offered to students in all other fields. While scholarship recipients can major in any subject, they must enroll in 4 years of aerospace studies courses at 1 of the 144 colleges and universities that have an Air Force ROTC unit on campus; students may also attend nearly 900 other colleges that have cross-enrollment agreements with the institutions that have an Air Force ROTC unit on campus. Recipients must attend a 4-week summer training camp at an Air Force base, usually between their sophomore and junior years. Most cadets incur a 4-year active-duty commitment. Pilots incur a 10-year active-duty service commitment after successfully completing Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training and navigators incur a 6-year commitment after successfully completing Specialized Undergraduate Navigator Training. The minimum service obligation for intelligence and Air Battle Management career fields is 5 years.

4158 ■ U.S. AIR FORCE

Attn: Headquarters AFROTC/RRUC
551 East Maxwell Boulevard
Maxwell AFB, AL 36112-5917
Tel: (334)953-2091; (866)423-7682
Fax: (334)953-6167
Web Site: http://www.afrotc.com/scholarships/incolschol/incolProgram.php
To provide financial assistance to undergraduate students who are willing to join Air Force ROTC in college and serve as Air Force officers following completion of their bachelor's degree.
Title of Award: Air Force ROTC In-College Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: Architecture; Chemistry; Computer and information sciences; Engineering, Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautical; Engineering, Architectural; Engineering, Civil; Engineering, Computer; Engineering, Electrical; Engineering, Mechanical; Environmental science; General studies/Field of study not specified; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Meteorology; Operations research; Physics Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Cadets selected in Phase 1 are awarded type 2 AFROTC scholarships that provide for payment of tuition and fees, to a maximum of $15,000 per year. A limited number of cadets selected in Phase 2 are also awarded type 2 AFROTC scholarships, but most are awarded type 3 AFROTC scholarships with tuition capped at $9,000 per year. Cadets selected in Phase 3 are awarded type 6 AFROTC scholarships with tuition capped at $3,000 per year. All recipients are also awarded a book allowance of $600 and a tax-free subsistence allowance for 10 months of each year that is $300 per month during the sophomore year, $350 during the junior year, and $400 during the senior year. Duration: 3 years for students selected as freshmen or 2 years for students selected as sophomores.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to U.S. citizens enrolled as freshmen or sophomores at 1 of the 144 colleges and universities that have an Air Force ROTC unit on campus. Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher and be able to pass the Air Force Officer Qualifying Test and the Air Force ROTC Physical Fitness Test. At the time of commissioning, they may be no more than 31 years of age. They must agree to serve for at least 4 years as active-duty Air Force officers following graduation from college. Phase 1 is open to students enrolled in the Air Force ROTC program who do not currently have a scholarship but now wish to apply. Phase 2 is open to Phase 1 nonselects and students not enrolled in Air Force ROTC. Phase 3 is open only to Phase 2 nonselects. Recently, the program gave preference to students majoring in the science and technical fields of architecture, chemistry, computer science, engineering (aeronautical, aerospace, astronautical, architectural, civil, computer, electrical, environmental, or mechanical), mathematics, meteorology and atmospheric sciences, operations research, or physics. Deadline for Receipt: January of each year. Additional Information: While scholarship recipients can major in any subject, they must complete 4 years of aerospace studies courses at 1 of the 144 colleges or universities that have an Air Force ROTC unit on campus. Recipients must also attend a 4-week summer training camp at an Air Force base, usually between their sophomore and junior years; 2-year scholarship awardees attend in the summer after their junior year. Current military personnel are eligible for early release from active duty in order to enter the Air Force ROTC program. Following completion of their bachelor's degree, scholarship recipients earn a commission as a second lieutenant in the Air Force and serve at least 4 years.

4159 ■ U.S. AIR FORCE

Attn: Headquarters AFROTC/RRUE
Enlisted Commissioning Section
551 East Maxwell Boulevard
Maxwell AFB, AL 36112-5917
Tel: (334)953-2091; (866)423-7682
Fax: (334)953-6167
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.afoats.af.mil/AFROTC/EnlistedComm/AECP.asp
To allow selected enlisted Air Force personnel to earn a bachelor's degree in approved majors by providing financial assistance for full-time college study.
Title of Award: Airman Education and Commissioning Program Area, Field, or Subject: African studies; Asian studies; Computer and information sciences; Engineering; Foreign languages; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Meteorology; Near Eastern studies; Nursing; Physics; Russian studies Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Approximately 60 each year. Funds Available: While participating in this program, cadets remain on active duty in the Air Force and receive their regular salary and benefits. They also receive payment of tuition and fees up to $15,000 per year and an annual textbook allowance of $600. Duration: 1 to 3 years, until completion of a bachelor's degree.
Eligibility Requirements: Eligible to participate in this program are enlisted members of the Air Force who have been accepted at a university or college (or approved crosstown institution) that is associated with AFROTC and that offers an approved major. The majors currently supported are computer science, all ABET-accredited engineering fields (not engineering technology), foreign area studies (limited to Middle East, Africa, Asia, Russia/Eurasia), foreign languages (limited to Arabic, Armenian, Azeri, Chinese, French, Georgian, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Kazakh, Pashto, Persian Farsi, Russian, Swahili, and Turkish), mathematics, meteorology, nursing, and physics. Applicants must have completed at least 1 year of time-in-service and 1 year of time-on-station. They must have scores on the Air Force Officer Qualifying Test of at least 15 on the verbal and 10 on the quantitative and be able to pass the Air Force ROTC Physical Fitness Test. Normally they should have completed at least 30 semester hours of college study with a GPA of 2.75 or higher. They must be younger than 31 years of age or otherwise able to be commissioned before they become 35 years of age. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: While attending college, participants in this program attend ROTC classes at their college or university. Upon completing their degree, they are commissioned to serve in the Air Force in their area of specialization with an active-duty service commitment of at least 4 years. Further information is available from base education service officers or an Air Force ROTC unit. This program does not provide for undergraduate flying training.

4160 ■ U.S. AIR FORCE

Attn: Headquarters AFROTC/RRUE
Enlisted Commissioning Section
551 East Maxwell Boulevard
Maxwell AFB, AL 36112-5917
Tel: (334)953-2091; (866)423-7682
Fax: (334)953-6167
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.afoats.af.mil/AFROTC/EnlistedComm/ASCP.asp
To allow selected enlisted Air Force personnel to earn a bachelor's degree in approved majors by providing financial assistance for full-time college study.
Title of Award: Airman Scholarship and Commissioning Program Area, Field, or Subject: Architecture; Atmospheric science; Chemistry; Computer and information sciences; Engineering; Engineering, Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautical; Engineering, Architectural; Engineering, Civil; Engineering, Computer; Engineering, Electrical; Engineering, Mechanical; Environmental science; General studies/Field of study not specified; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Meteorology; Operations research; Physics Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Awards are type 2 AFROTC scholarships that provide for payment of tuition and fees, to a maximum of $15,000 per year, plus an annual book allowance of $600. All recipients are also awarded a tax-free subsistence allowance for 10 months of each year that is $300 per month during their sophomore year, $350 during their junior year, and $400 during their senior year. Duration: 2 to 4 years, until completion of a bachelor's degree.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to active-duty enlisted members of the Air Force who have completed at least 1 year of continuous active duty and at least 1 year on station. Applicants normally must have completed at least 24 semester hours of graded college credit with a cumulative college GPA of 2.5 or higher. If they have not completed 24 hours of graded college credit, they must have an ACT score of 24 or higher or an SAT combined verbal and mathematics score of 1100 or higher. They must also have scores on the Air Force Officer Qualifying Test (AFOQT) of 15 or more on the verbal scale and 10 or more on the quantitative scale and be able to pass the Air Force ROTC Physical Fitness Test. Applicants must have been accepted at a college or university (including crosstown schools) offering the AFROTC 4-year program. When they complete the program and receive their commission, they may not be 31 years of age or older. U.S. citizenship is required. Recently, awards were presented according to the following priorities: 1) computer, electrical, and environmental engineering; 2) aeronautical, aerospace, architectural, astronautical, civil, and mechanical engineering and meteorology and atmospheric sciences; 3) all other ABET-accredited engineering majors, architecture, chemistry, computer science, mathematics, operations research, and physics; 4) all other majors. Deadline for Receipt: October of each year. Additional Information: Selectees separate from the active-duty Air Force, join an AFROTC detachment, and become full-time students. Upon completing their degree, they are commissioned as officers and returned to active duty in the Air Force with a 4-year service obligation. Further information is available from base education service officers or an Air Force ROTC unit.

4161 ■ U.S. AIR FORCE

Attn: Headquarters AFROTC/RRUE
Enlisted Commissioning Section
551 East Maxwell Boulevard
Maxwell AFB, AL 36112-5917
Tel: (334)953-2091; (866)423-7682
Fax: (334)953-6167
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.afoats.af.mil/AFROTC/EnlistedComm/POCERP.asp
To allow selected enlisted Air Force personnel to earn a baccalaureate degree by providing financial assistance for full-time college study.
Title of Award: Professional Officer Course Early Release Program Area, Field, or Subject: Architecture; Atmospheric science; Chemistry; Computer and information sciences; Engineering; Engineering, Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautical; Engineering, Architectural; Engineering, Civil; Engineering, Computer; Engineering, Electrical; Engineering, Mechanical; Environmental science; General studies/Field of study not specified; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Meteorology; Operations research; Physics Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Participants receive a stipend for 10 months of the year that is $350 per month during the first year and $400 per month during the second year. Scholarship recipients earn the Professional Officer Course Incentive of $3,000 per year for tuition and $600 per year for books. Duration: 2 years (no more and no less).
Eligibility Requirements: Eligible to participate in this program are enlisted members of the Air Force under the age of 30 (or otherwise able to be commissioned before becoming 35 years of age) who have completed at least 1 year on continuous active duty, have served on station for at least 1 year, and have no more than 2 years remaining to complete their initial baccalaureate degree. Scholarship applicants must be younger than 31 years of age when they graduate and earn their commission. All applicants must have been accepted at a college or university offering the AFROTC 4-year program and must have a cumulative college GPA of 2.5 or higher. Their Air Force Officer Qualifying Test (AFOQT) scores must be at least 15 on the verbal and 10 on the quantitative. Applicants who have not completed 24 units of college work must have an ACT composite score of 24 or higher or an SAT combined verbal and mathematics score of 1100 or higher. U.S. citizenship is required. Recently, awards were presented according to the following priorities: 1) computer, electrical, and environmental engineering; 2) aeronautical, aerospace, architectural, astronautical, civil, and mechanical engineering and meteorology and atmospheric sciences; 3) all other ABET-accredited engineering majors, architecture, chemistry, computer science, mathematics, operations research, and physics; 4) all other majors. Deadline for Receipt: October of each year. Additional Information: Upon completing their degree, selectees are commissioned as officers in the Air Force with a 4-year service obligation. Further information is available from base education service officers or an Air Force ROTC unit.

4162 ■ U.S. NAVY

Attn: Navy Personnel Command
5722 Integrity Drive
Millington, TN 38054-5057
Tel: (901)874-3070; 888-633-9674
Fax: (901)874-2651
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.cnrc.navy.mil/nucfield/college/officer_options.htm
To provide financial assistance to college juniors and seniors who wish to serve in the Navy's nuclear propulsion training program following graduation.
Title of Award: Nuclear Propulsion Officer Candidate (NUPOC) Program Area, Field, or Subject: Chemistry; Engineering; General studies/Field of study not specified; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Physics Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Participants become Active Reserve enlisted Navy personnel and receive a salary of up to $2,500 per month; the exact amount depends on the local cost of living and other factors. A bonus of $10,000 is also paid at the time of enlistment and another $2,000 upon completion of nuclear power training. Duration: Up to 30 months, until completion of a bachelor's degree.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to U.S. citizens who are entering their junior or senior year of college as a full-time student. Strong technical majors (mathematics, physics, chemistry, or an engineering field) are encouraged but not required. Applicants must have completed at least 1 year of calculus and 1 year of physics and must have earned a grade of "C" or better in all mathematics, science, and technical courses. Normally, they must be 26 years of age or younger at the expected date of commissioning, although applicants for the design and research specialty may be 29 years old. Additional Information: Following graduation, participants attend Officer Candidate School in Pensacola, Florida for 4 months and receive their commissions. They have a service obligation of 8 years (of which at least 5 years must be on active duty), beginning with 6 months at the Navy Nuclear Power Training Command in Charleston, South Carolina and 6 more months of hands-on training at a nuclear reactor facility. Further information on this program is available from a local Navy recruiter or the Navy Recruiting Command, 801 North Randolph Street, Arlington, VA 22203-1991.

4163 ■ U.S. NAVY

Attn: Commander, Naval Service Training Command
250 Dallas Street, Suite A
Pensacola, FL 32508-5268
Tel: (850)452-9563
Fax: (850)452-2486
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.navy.com/careers/officerplanner/enlistedtoofficer
To allow outstanding enlisted Navy personnel to complete a bachelor's degree and receive a commission in the Supply Corps.
Title of Award: Supply Corps Option of the Seaman to Admiral-21 Program Area, Field, or Subject: Business administration; Engineering; Mathematics and mathematical sciences Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Awardees continue to receive their regular Navy pay and allowances while they attend college on a full-time basis. They also receive reimbursement for tuition, fees, and books up to $10,000 per year. If base housing is available, they are eligible to live there. Participants are not eligible to receive benefits under the Navy's Tuition Assistance Program (TA), the Montgomery GI Bill (MGIB), Navy College Fund, or the Veterans Educational Assistance Program (VEAP). Duration: Selectees are supported for up to 36 months of full-time, year-round study or completion of a bachelor's degree, as long as they maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to U.S. citizens who are currently serving on active duty in the U.S. Navy or Naval Reserve, including Training and Administration of the Reserves (TAR), Selected Reserves (SELRES), and Navy Reservists on active duty except for those on active for training (ACDUTRA). Applicants must be high school graduates (or GED recipients) who are able to complete requirements for a baccalaureate degree in a business, engineering, or mathematics related field in 36 months or less. When they complete their degree requirements, they must be younger than 27 years of age. Within the past 3 years, they must have taken the SAT test (and achieved scores of at least 500 on the mathematics section and 500 on the verbal or critical reading section) or the ACT test (and achieved a score of 41 or higher, including at least 21 on the mathematics portion and 20 on the English portion). Deadline for Receipt: July of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 2001 as a replacement for the Seaman to Admiral Program (established in 1994), the Enlisted Commissioning Program, and other specialized programs for sailors to earn a commission. Upon acceptance into the program, selectees attend the Naval Science Institute (NSI) in Newport, Rhode Island for an 8-week program in the fundamental core concepts of being a naval officer (navigation, engineering, weapons, military history and justice, etc.). They then enter a college or university with an NROTC unit or affiliation and pursue full-time study for a bachelor's degree. They become members of and drill with the NROTC unit. When they complete their degree, they are commissioned as ensigns in the United States Naval Reserve and assigned to initial training as an officer in the Supply Corps. After commissioning, 5 years of active service are required.

4164 ■ VIRGINIA SPACE GRANT CONSORTIUM

Attn: Fellowship Coordinator
Old Dominion University Peninsula Center
600 Butler Farm Road
Hampton, VA 23666
Tel: (757)766-5210
Fax: (757)766-5205
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.vsgc.odu.edu/Menu3_1_1.htm
To provide financial assistance to students who are interested in pursuing space-related studies at community colleges in Virginia.
Title of Award: Virginia Space Grant Community College Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: Aerospace sciences; Computer and information sciences; Electronics; Engineering; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Space and planetary sciences; Technology Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Two Year College Number Awarded: Approximately 10 each year. Funds Available: The maximum stipend is $1,500. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to students currently enrolled in a Virginia community college who are U.S. citizens and have completed at least the first semester of their program with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Awards are generally made to full-time students, but part-time students demonstrating academic merit are also eligible. Applicants can be enrolled in any program that includes course work related to an understanding of or interest in technological fields supporting aerospace; that includes (but is not limited to) computers, electronics, engineering, industrial technology, and mathematics. Since a particular goal of the program is to increase the participation of underrepresented minorities, women, and persons with disabilities in aerospace-related, high technology careers, the sponsor especially encourages applications from those students. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This program is funded by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

4165 ■ VIRGINIA SPACE GRANT CONSORTIUM

Attn: Fellowship Coordinator
Old Dominion University Peninsula Center
600 Butler Farm Road
Hampton, VA 23666
Tel: (757)766-5210
Fax: (757)766-5205
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.vsgc.odu.edu/Menu3_1_1.htm
To provide financial assistance for college or graduate school to students in Virginia planning a career as science, mathematics, or technology educators.
Title of Award: Virginia Space Grant Teacher Education Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: Aerospace sciences; Earth sciences; Education; Environmental conservation; Environmental science; Geosciences; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Science; Space and planetary sciences; Technology Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College, Master's Number Awarded: Approximately 10 each year. Funds Available: The maximum stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to full-time undergraduate students at the Virginia Space Grant Consortium (VSGC) colleges and universities in a track that will qualify them to teach in a pre-college setting. Priority is given to those majoring in technology education, mathematics, or science, particularly earth, space, or environmental science. Applicants may apply while seniors in high school or sophomores in a community college, with the award contingent on their enrollment at a VSGC college and entrance into a teacher certification program. They must submit a statement of academic goals and plan of study, explaining their reasons for desiring to enter the teaching profession, specifically the fields of science, mathematics, or technology education. Students currently enrolled in a VSGC college can apply when they declare their intent to enter the teacher certification program. Students enrolled in a master of education degree program leading to teacher certification in eligible fields are also eligible to apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Since an important purpose of this program is to increase the participation of underrepresented minorities, women, and persons with disabilities in science, mathematics, and technology education, the VSGC especially encourages applications from those students. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: The VSGC institutions are College of William and Mary, Hampton University, Old Dominion University, the University of Virginia, and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. This program is funded by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

4166 ■ WASHINGTON HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD

917 Lakeridge Way
P.O. Box 43430
Olympia, WA 98504-3430
Tel: (360)753-7851; 888-535-0747
Fax: (360)753-7808
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.hecb.wa.gov/financialaid/other/alternative.asp
To provide forgivable loans to K-12 classified employees in Washington who are interested in attending a college or university in order to become a teacher.
Title of Award: Washington Conditional Scholarships for Alternative Teaching Certification Area, Field, or Subject: Chemistry; Education; Education, Bilingual and cross-cultural; Education, Elementary; Education, English as a second language; Education, Secondary; Education, Special; Foreign languages; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Physics; Technology Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Professional, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Approximately 25 each year. Funds Available: The maximum award is $4,000 per academic year. These awards are in the form of loans that can be forgiven in exchange for teaching service. Each 2 years of eligible teaching service results in the forgiveness of 1 year of loan. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed up to 4 additional years.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Washington residents who are currently employed as a classified instructional employee in a K-12 public school. Applicants must 1) have a transferable associate degree and be seeking residency teacher certification with endorsements in special education or English as a second language; or 2) have a bachelor's degree and subject matter expertise in a shortage area and be seeking residency teacher certification in a subject matter shortage area (currently defined as special education, English as a second language, chemistry, physics, Japanese, mathematics, and technology education). to enroll in an accredited Washington college or university and work as a teacher in a K-12 public school in the state after completing initial teacher certification. Selection is based on academic ability, a statement demonstrating commitment to the teaching profession, the applicant's ability to serve as a positive role model as a K-12 public school teacher, length and quality of contributions to the Washington K-12 public school, and recommendations from a current teacher or school official describing the applicant's potential as a future teacher. The priority in making awards is: 1) eligible renewal applicants who are within 2 years of completing their initial teacher certification requirements; 2) all other eligible renewable applicants; 3) eligible new applicants who are within 2 years of completing their initial teacher certification requirements; and 4) all other new eligible applicants. Deadline for Receipt: October of each year. Additional Information: This program was established by the Washington legislature in 2001. It is administered by the Washington Higher Education Coordinator Board, but the Washington State Professional Educator Standards Board selects the recipients.

4167 ■ WASHINGTON NASA SPACE GRANT CONSORTIUM

c/o University of Washington
Johnson Hall, Room 141
Box 351310
Seattle, WA 98195-1310
Tel: (206)543-1943
Free: 800-659-1943
Fax: (206)543-0179
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.waspacegrant.org/undergr.html
To provide financial assistance for college to students in Washington who wish to study science, engineering, or mathematics with an emphasis on space.
Title of Award: Washington NASA Space Grant Consortium Undergraduate Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Aerospace sciences; Engineering; Engineering, Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautical; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Science; Space and planetary sciences Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Stipends vary at participating institutions, but range from $1,000 to $5,000. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of Washington who are attending or planning to attend designated institutions that are members of the Washington NASA Space Grant Consortium. Applicants must be interested in majoring in space-related aspects of science, engineering, or mathematics. U.S. citizenship is required. The program values diversity and strongly encourages women and minorities to apply. Deadline for Receipt: Each participating institution sets its own deadline. Additional Information: This program is funded by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Members of the consortium that offer undergraduate scholarships are Northwest Indian College, Seattle Central Community College, University of Washington, and Washington State University.

4168 ■ WEST VIRGINIA SPACE GRANT CONSORTIUM

c/o West Virginia University
College of Engineering and Mineral Resources
G-68 Engineering Sciences Building
P.O. Box 6070 Morgantown, WV 26506-6070
Tel: (304)293-4099
Fax: (304)293-4970
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nasa.wvu.edu/scholarships.html
To provide financial assistance to undergraduates at academic institutions affiliated with the West Virginia Space Grant Consortium who wish to conduct a space-related science or engineering research project.
Title of Award: West Virginia Space Grant Consortium Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program Area, Field, or Subject: Aerospace sciences; Engineering, Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautical; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Space and planetary sciences Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Grants range from $1,000 to $5,000. Duration: 1 academic year or summer.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to full-time undergraduates enrolled in mathematics, science, or engineering programs at member institutions of the consortium. Applicants must be interested in conducting a space-related research project with a faculty member from their department who agrees to serve as a mentor and research advisor.
Selection is based on soundness and technical merit of the proposed research (50 points), student's academic and extracurricular achievements (30 points), and budget and plans for dissemination and publicizing of the results (20 points). The consortium is a component of the Space Grant program of the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), which strongly encourages participation by members of underrepresented groups (minorities, women, and persons with disabilities). Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: Funding for this program is provided by NASA. The consortium includes Bethany College, Bluefield College, Fairmont State College, Marshall University, Shepherd College, West Liberty State College, West Virginia Institute of Technology, West Virginia State College, West Virginia University, West Virginia Wesleyan College, and Wheeling-Jesuit University.

4169 ■ WISCONSIN FOUNDATION FOR INDEPENDENT COLLEGES, INC.

Attn: Program Manager
735 North Water Street, Suite 600
Milwaukee, WI 53202-4100
Tel: (414)273-5980
Fax: (414)273-5995
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.wficweb.org/scholar.html
To provide financial assistance to students majoring in selected fields at member institutions of the Wisconsin Foundation for Independent Colleges (WFIC).
Title of Award: Sentry Insurance Foundation Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Architecture; Business administration; Design; Economics; Information science and technology; Interior design; Mathematics and mathematical sciences Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: 20 each year: 1 at each of the participating schools. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to student enrolled or planning to enroll at WFIC member colleges and universities. Applicants must have a declared major in 1 of the following fields: business, economics, mathematics, management information systems, industrial design, communication design, or interior architecture and design. They must have a GPA of 3.3 or higher; entering freshmen must rank in the top 25% of their high school class. Financial need is considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: Each participating college sets its own deadline. Additional Information: The WFIC member schools are Alverno College, Beloit College, Cardinal Stritch University, Carroll College, Carthage College, Concordia University of Wisconsin, Edgewood College, Lakeland College, Lawrence University, Marian College, Marquette University, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, Milwaukee School of Engineering, Mount Mary College, Northland College, Ripon College, St. Norbert College, Silver Lake College, Viterbo University, and Wisconsin Lutheran College. This program is supported by the Sentry Insurance Foundation.

4170 ■ WYOMING TRUCKING ASSOCIATION, INC.

Attn: WTA Scholarship Trust Fund
555 North Poplar
P.O. Box 1909 Casper, WY 82602
Tel: (307)234-1579
Fax: (307)234-7082
E-mail: [email protected]
To provide financial assistance to high school seniors and currently-enrolled college students in Wyoming who are interested in preparing for a career in the highway transportation industry.
Title of Award: Wyoming Trucking Association Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Accounting; Business administration; Computer and information sciences; Management; Mechanics and repairs; Secretarial sciences; Transportation Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 to 10 each year. Funds Available: Stipends range from $500 to $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school seniors and graduates in Wyoming who are enrolled or planning to enroll in a community college in Wyoming, a trade school in the state, or the University of Wyoming. Applicants must be majoring or planning to major in a course of study that could lead to a career in the transportation industry, including (but not limited to) business management, computer skills, accounting, office procedures and management, safety, diesel mechanics, and truck driving. Along with their application, they must submit a 1-page essay on "How is the trucking industry important to you and the State of Wyoming." Financial need is considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year.