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3266 ■ ALABAMA BANKERS ASSOCIATION

Attn: Scholarship Applications
534 Adams Avenue Montgomery, AL 36104
Tel: (334)834-1890
Free: 800-239-5521
Fax: (334)834-4443
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.alabamabankers.org
To provide financial assistance to seniors at colleges and universities in Alabama who are interested in a career in banking.
Title of Award: Kenneth R. McCartha Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Banking; Business administration; Finance Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: 1or more each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,500. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of Alabama entering their senior year at 4-year colleges and universities in the state. Applicants must be majoring in banking, finance, or business and have plans to enter the banking profession. They must be enrolled full time and have a GPA of 2.0 or higher. Selection is based on academic record, probability of entering banking or a bank-related field of employment after graduation, character, leadership, potential for development, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year.

3267 ■ 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 undergraduates who are studying the space sciences at universities participating in the Alabama Space Grant Consortium (ASGC).
Title of Award: Undergraduate Scholarship Program of the Alabama Space Grant Consortium Area, Field, or Subject: Aerospace sciences; Behavioral sciences; Biological and clinical sciences; Business administration; Communications; Computer and information sciences; Economics; Education; Engineering, Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautical; International affairs and relations; Law; Natural sciences; Physical sciences; Public administration; Sociology; Space and planetary sciences Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 32 of these scholarships were awarded. 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 students entering their junior or senior year at universities participating in the ASGC. Applicants must be studying in a field related to space, including the physical, natural, and biological sciences; engineering, education; economics; business; sociology; behavioral sciences; computer science; communications; law; international affairs; and public administration. They must be U.S. citizens and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Individuals from underrepresented groups (African Americans, Hispanic, American Indians, Pacific Islanders, Asian Americans, and women) are especially encouraged to apply. Interested students should submit a completed application with a career goal statement, personal references, a brief resume, and transcripts. Selection is based on 1) academic qualifications, 2) quality of the career goal statement, and 3) assessment of the applicant's motivation for a career in aerospace. 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.

3268 ■ ALASKA COMMISSION ON POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION

Attn: AlaskAdvantage Programs
3030 Vintage Boulevard
Juneau, AK 99801-7109
Tel: (907)465-2962
Free: 800-441-2962
Fax: (907)465-5316
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://alaskaadvantage.state.ak.us/page/257
To provide financial assistance to Alaska residents who are interested in working on an undergraduate or graduate degree in fisheries or related fields.
Title of Award: A.W. "Winn" Brindle Memorial Education Loan Program Area, Field, or Subject: Business; Fisheries sciences/management; Food science and technology Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year, depending upon the amount of contributions made to the fund by private donors and fisheries businesses. Funds Available: Loans are awarded to cover the cost of tuition, fees, books, supplies, room, board, and transportation costs. An origination fee of 3% is deducted from the eligible loan amount. The interest rate charged is 5%. This is a partial scholarship/loan program; recipients are eligible for up to 50% forgiveness upon graduation if they return to Alaska to secure employment in a fisheries-related field. Duration: Up to 5 years of undergraduate study and up to 5 years of graduate study, or a combined maximum of 8 years of study. Recipients have up to 15 years to repay the loans.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to full-time undergraduate and graduate students in Alaska who are interested in working on a degree at an accredited college or university that will lead to a career in fisheries, fishery science, fishery management, seafood processing, food technology, or other fishery-related fields. Applicants who have been nominated by program donors are given preference for receipt of funds. Additional Information: This program is funded by private donations and contributions from fisheries businesses in exchange for tax credits. A fisheries business is entitled to a tax credit of up to 5% of its business tax liability for contributions made during the tax year to this scholarship/loan fund. Businesses and other donors are encouraged to nominate individuals for receipt of these funds.

3269 ■ AMERICAN CONCRETE INSTITUTE

Attn: Concrete Research and Education Foundation
38800 Country Club Drive
P.O. Box 9094
Farmington Hills, MI 48333-9094
Tel: (248)848-3700
Fax: (248)848-3701
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.concrete.org/STUDENTS/STU_SCHOLAR.HTM
To provide funding to undergraduate and graduate students preparing for a career in the field of concrete.
Title of Award: ACI Student Fellowship Program Area, Field, or Subject: Business; Construction; Engineering Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 3 of these fellowships were awarded. Funds Available: The stipend is $10,000 per year; funds may be used for tuition, residence, books, and materials. Other financial benefits include reimbursement of expenses associated with attending the ACI convention and reimbursement of expenses associated with an internship. Duration: 2 years; may be renewed, including through graduate school for students who first receive an award as an undergraduate.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to full-time undergraduate and graduate students in engineering, construction management, and other appropriate fields. Applicants must first be nominated by a faculty member of the American Concrete Institute (ACI). They may be residing anywhere in the world, but graduate study must take place in the United States or Canada. Deadline for Receipt: November of each year.

3270 ■ AMERICAN CONCRETE INSTITUTE

Attn: Concrete Research and Education Foundation
38800 Country Club Drive
P.O. Box 9094
Farmington Hills, MI 48333-9094
Tel: (248)848-3700
Fax: (248)848-3701
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.concrete.org/STUDENTS/STU_SCHOLAR.HTM
To provide funding to undergraduate students preparing for a career in the field of concrete construction.
Title of Award: Peter D. Courtois Concrete Construction Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Business; Construction; Engineering; Technology 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 undergraduate students in the United States or Canada who have achieved senior status in a 4-year or longer program in engineering, construction, or technology. Selection is based on demonstrated interest and ability to work in the field of concrete construction. Deadline for Receipt: November of each year.

3271 ■ AMERICAN CONCRETE INSTITUTE-GREATER MICHIGAN CHAPTER

c/o Ruben Ramos, President
Testing Engineers and Consultants
1343 Rochester Road
P.O. Box 249
Troy, MI 48099-0249
Tel: (248)588-6514
Fax: (248)588-6232
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.acigmc.org/Scholarship.html
To provide financial assistance to upper-division students from Michigan and Ontario who are working on a degree related to concrete.
Title of Award: Greater Michigan Chapter ACI Concrete Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Business; Construction; Engineering, Materials; Materials research/science Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of Michigan and Ontario. Applicants must be enrolled full time at a designated university in the area and studying an engineering or technical field emphasizing concrete or masonry design, construction, or materials. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: The participating universities are the University of Michigan, Wayne State University, Michigan State University, Michigan Technological University, Lawrence Technological University, University of Detroit-Mercy, and University of Windsor.

3272 ■ AMERICAN CONCRETE INSTITUTE-ILLINOIS CHAPTER

c/o Mike Morrison, Scholarship Committee
Construction Technology Laboratories
5400 Old Orchard Road Skokie, IL 60077
Tel: (847)972-3314
Fax: (847)965-6541
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.concrete.org/CHAPTERS/Chapter_Scholarships.asp?cid=C034
To provide financial assistance to upper-division students from Illinois working on a degree related to the concrete industry.
Title of Award: Illinois ACI Chapter Scholarship Award Area, Field, or Subject: Business; Construction Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: 1eachyear. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,500. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to students who are residents of Illinois or enrolled at a university in the states. Applicants must have completed at least 2 years of undergraduate study in a field related to concrete design, materials, construction, or any combination of those. They must submit a statement on why they should receive the scholarship (financial need is not an important consideration); a statement on their interest in concrete; undergraduate records of academic performance; and their plan for continuing education. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

3273 ■ AMERICAN CONCRETE INSTITUTE-INDIANA CHAPTER

c/o Brian Stater
Bowen Engineering Corporation, Inc.
10315 Allisonville Road
Fishers, IN 46038
Tel: (317)842-2616
Fax: (317)841-4257
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.concrete.org/CHAPTERS/Chapter_Scholarships.asp?cid=C048
To provide financial assistance to students in Indiana working on a degree in a field related to the concrete industry.
Title of Award: Indiana Chapter ACI Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Business; Construction Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 3 each year: 1 each at $3,000, $2,000, and $1,000. Funds Available: Stipends are $3,000, $2,000, or $1,000. Duration: 1 year
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to sophomores and juniors at colleges and universities in Indiana who are preparing for a career in concrete design or construction. Applicants must submit information on their work experience, career objectives, reasons for seeking this scholarship, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year.

3274 ■ AMERICAN CONCRETE INSTITUTE-NEBRASKA CHAPTER

Attn: Scholarships
6901 Vine Street Lincoln, NE 68505
Tel: (402)466-4233
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.acinebraska.org/students/StudentsUGScholar2.html
To provide financial assistance to students entering their senior year at a college or university in Nebraska and majoring in a field related to the concrete industry.
Title of Award: Nebraska Chapter ACI Undergraduate Student Award Area, Field, or Subject: Business; Construction; Engineering; Technology 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 students entering their senior year at a 4-year college or university in Nebraska. Applicants must be majoring in a field of engineering, construction, or technology to prepare for a career in concrete construction. Along with their application, they must submit a 500-word essay explaining their interest, experience, ability, and career objectives as they relate to concrete construction. Deadline for Receipt: December of each year.

3275 ■ AMERICAN INDIAN COLLEGE FUND

Attn: Scholarship Department
8333 Greenwood Boulevard Denver, CO 80221
Tel: (303)426-8900
Free: 800-776-FUND
Fax: (303)426-1200
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.collegefund.org/scholarships/main.html
To provide financial assistance to Native American college students who are majoring in designated fields at specified colleges and universities.
Title of Award: Ford Motor Company/American Indian College Fund Corporate Scholars Program Area, Field, or Subject: Accounting; Engineering, Computer; Engineering, Electrical; Engineering, Mechanical; Finance; Information science and technology; Marketing and distribution; Operations research Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $8,000 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Hawaii Natives who have proof of enrollment or descendancy and have achieved at least sophomore status at 1 of 102 designated college and universities. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and be able to demonstrate financial need. They must have declared a major in accounting, computer engineering, electrical engineering, finance, information systems, marketing, mechanical engineering, or operations management. Along with their application, they must submit a 1-page personal essay on how they can become a role model and make a difference in their chosen field. Leadership and commitment to the American Indian community are also considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: November of each year. Additional Information: This program is funded by the Ford Motor Company.

3276 ■ AMERICAN INDIAN COLLEGE FUND

Attn: Scholarship Department
8333 Greenwood Boulevard
Denver, CO 80221
Tel: (303)426-8900
Free: 800-776-FUND
Fax: (303)426-1200
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.collegefund.org/scholarships/main.html
To provide financial assistance to American Indian students currently enrolled full time at a tribal college or university to prepare for a career in business and the financial services industry.
Title of Award: Morgan Stanley Tribal College Scholars Program Area, Field, or Subject: Accounting; Banking; Business administration; Finance; Information science and technology; Marketing and distribution Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 10 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,500. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: Eligible to apply are American Indians or Alaska Natives who are enrolled full time in either an associate's or bachelor's degree program at an accredited tribal college or university. Applicants must be able to demonstrate exceptional academic achievement (GPA of 3.0 or higher), as well as leadership, service, and commitment to the American Indian community. They must be interested in a career in business and the financial services industry (e.g., information technology, investment banking, marketing, financial accounting). Along with their application, they must submit official college transcripts; personal essays (500 words or less) on their personal and academic background, a role model who has motivated them, and an experience or risk they have taken and its impact on them; 2 letters of recommendation; tribal enrollment information; a statement regarding any financial hardship they have; and a color photograph. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: This scholarship is sponsored by Morgan Stanley, in partnership with the American Indian College Fund.

3277 ■ AMERICAN SOCIETY OF MILITARY COMPTROLLERS

Attn: National Awards Committee
415 North Alfred Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Tel: (703)549-0360
Free: 800-462-5637 E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.asmconline.org/national/nationalawards.shtml
To provide financial assistance for continuing education to members of the American Society of Military Comptrollers (ASMC).
Title of Award: ASMC Members' Continuing Education Program Award Area, Field, or Subject: Accounting; Business administration; Computer and information sciences; Economics; Finance; Operations research; Public administration Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 15 each year: 1 at $5,000 (the Dick Vincent Scholarship), 4 at $2,500, and 10 at $1,000. Funds Available: Stipends are $5,000, $2,500, or $1,000 per year. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: Applicants for this assistance must have been members of the society for at least 2 full years and must have been active in the local chapter at some level (board member, committee chair or member, volunteer for chapter events, etc.). They must be enrolled in or planning to enroll in an academic institution in a field of study directly related to financial resource management, including business administration, economics, public administration, computer science, or operations research related to financial management, accounting, and finance. As part of the selection process, they must submit an essay of up to 500 words on their academic and career goals and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: The ASMC is open to all financial management professionals employed by the U.S. Department of Defense and Coast Guard, both civilian and military. The applicant whose service to the society is judged the most exceptional is designated the Dick Vincent Scholarship Winner.

3278 ■ AMERICAN SOCIETY OF MILITARY COMPTROLLERS

Attn: National Awards Committee
415 North Alfred Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Tel: (703)549-0360
Free: 800-462-5637 E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.asmconline.org/national/nationalawards.shtml
To provide financial assistance to high school seniors and recent graduates interested in preparing for a career in financial management.
Title of Award: ASMC National Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: Accounting; Business administration; Computer and information sciences; Economics; Finance; Operations research; Public administration Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 10 each year: 5 at $2,000 and 5 at $1,000. Funds Available: Stipends are $2,000 or $1,000 per year. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school seniors and to people who graduated from high school during the preceding 6 months. Applicants must be planning to enter college in a field of study directly related to financial resource management, including business administration, economics, public administration, computer science, or operations research related to financial management, accounting, and finance. They must be endorsed by a chapter of the American Society of Military Comptrollers (ASMC). Selection is based on scholastic achievement, leadership ability, extracurricular activities, career and academic goals, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: The ASMC is open to all financial management professionals employed by the U.S. Department of Defense and Coast Guard, both civilian and military.

3279 ■ AMERICAN SOCIETY OF MILITARY COMPTROLLERS-MOUNT VERNON CHAPTER

Attn: Awards and Scholarships Director
P.O. Box 99
Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-0099
To provide financial assistance to high school seniors in the Washington, D.C. area who plan to work on an undergraduate degree related to financial management.
Title of Award: Mount Vernon Chapter Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Accounting; Business administration; Computer and information sciences; Economics; Finance; Operations research; Public administration Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Several each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to seniors graduating from high schools in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. and to recent (within the past 6 months) graduates of those high schools. Applicants must be entering a field of study directly related to financial management (business administration, economics, public administration, computer science, operations research related to financial management, accounting, and finance). Along with their application, they must submit a 250-word essay on their career and academic goals and their financial need. Selection is based on academic achievement, leadership ability, extracurricular activities, career and academic goals, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year.

3280 ■ AMERICAN SOCIETY OF MILITARY COMPTROLLERS-WASHINGTON CHAPTER

Attn: Shirley Simpkins
P.O. Box 16237
Arlington, VA 22215-1237
Tel: (202)781-2785
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.washington-asmc.org/stuaward.htm
To provide financial assistance to high school seniors in the Washington, D.C. area who plan to work on an undergraduate degree related to financial operations.
Title of Award: Washington Chapter Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Accounting; Business administration; Economics; Finance; Operations research; Public administration Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 10 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,500. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to seniors graduating from high schools in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. Applicants must be entering a field of study directly related to financial operations (business administration, economics, public administration, operations research related to financial management, accounting, and finance. finance). Along with their application, they must submit 3 letters of recommendation, an official transcript, and SAT scores. Selection is based on academic achievement, leadership ability, extracurricular activities, career goals, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: January of each year.

3281 ■ 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 to students interested in preparing for a career in the iron and steel or steel-related industries.
Title of Award: Association for Iron & Steel Technology Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Business; Engineering; Manufacturing; Materials research/science; Metallurgy Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 7 each year, including 3 Willy Korf Memorial Fund Scholarships, 2 Ronald E. Lincoln Memorial Scholarship, and 2 Benjamin F. Fairless Scholarships. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000. Duration: 1 year; recipients may reapply.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to full-time students majoring in metallurgy, materials science, or engineering at accredited universities in North America. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and a demonstrated interest in the iron and steel industry. Along with their application, they must submit 3 letters of recommendation; a resume with work experience and extracurricular activities, noting any leadership positions; a current academic transcript; and a 2-page essay on their professional goals, explaining why they are interested in a career in the steel industry and how their skills could be applied to enhance the industry. Financial need is not considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: April 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).

3282 ■ 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/femet/femet_scholarship.htm
To provide financial assistance and work experience to college juniors working on a degree in metallurgy or materials sciences.
Title of Award: Ferrous Metallurgy Education Today (FeMET) Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Business; Manufacturing; Materials research/science; Metallurgy Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: 10 each year. Funds Available: The program provides a stipend of $5,000 for the junior year, a paid internship during the following summer, and a stipend of $5,000 for the senior year. Duration: 2 years.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to full-time students entering their junior year in a metallurgy or materials science program at a college or university in North America (Canada, Mexico, and the United States). Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and a demonstrated interest in the iron and steel industry. They must be available for employment at a steel company during the summer after their junior year; students unable to accept an internship will not be considered. Along with their application, they must submit a 2-page essay on their professional goals, why they are interested in a career in the steel industry, and how their skills could be applied to enhance the industry. Selection is based on the essay; a resume with work experience and extracurricular activities, noting any leadership positions; letters of recommendation; a current academic transcript; and a list of the source and amount of other grants and scholarships. Deadline for Receipt: April 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). This program was established in 2005 by the AIST Foundation and the American Iron and Steel Institute, (202) 452-7143, E-mail: [email protected]

3283 ■ 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 to students interested in preparing for a career in the iron and steel or steel-related industries.
Title of Award: William E. Schwabe Memorial Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Business; Engineering; Manufacturing; Materials research/science; Metallurgy Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,500. Duration: 1 year; recipients may reapply.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to full-time students majoring in metallurgy, materials science, or engineering at accredited universities in North America. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and a demonstrated interest in the iron and steel industry. Along with their application, they must submit 3 letters of recommendation; a resume with work experience and extracurricular activities, noting any leadership positions; a current academic transcript; and a 2-page essay on their professional goals, explaining why they are interested in a career in the steel industry and how their skills could be applied to enhance the industry. Financial need is not considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: April 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). This scholarship was established in 2005 by the Steel Manufacturers Association.

3284 ■ ASSOCIATION FOR IRON & STEEL TECHNOLOGY-BALTIMORE CHAPTER

c/o Thomas J. Russo
Mittal Steel USA
5111 North Point Boulevard
Sparrows Point, MD 21219-1014
Tel: (410)388-6370
Fax: (410)388-3772
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.aist.org/chapters/mc_baltimore_scholar.htm
To provide financial assistance to family of members of the Baltimore Chapter of the Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST) who are interested in studying engineering or metallurgy in college.
Title of Award: Baltimore Chapter AIST Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Business; Engineering; Manufacturing; Metallurgy Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,500. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to children, grandchildren, and spouses of chapter members who are high school seniors or full-time undergraduates at an accredited college or university. Applicants must be studying or planning to study engineering or metallurgy with a demonstrated interest in a career in the iron and steel industry. Along with their application, they must submit 1) a 500-word essay on an accomplishment that they have achieved while they have been a student; 2) a 500-word essay on their interest and/or involvement in the iron and steel industry; 3) SAT/ACT scores; and 4) high school and/or college transcripts. Selection is based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities, and the essays; financial need is not considered. Deadline for Receipt: April 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 Baltimore Chapter covers the District of Columbia, Maryland, and northern Virginia.

3285 ■ ASSOCIATION FOR IRON & STEEL TECHNOLOGY-DETROIT CHAPTER

c/o Judith A. Quinn, Secretary
14201 Robbe Road
Belleville, MI 48111
Tel: (313)319-2815
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.aist.org/chapters/detroit_scholarship.htm
To provide financial assistance to family of members of the Detroit Chapter of the Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST) who are interested in studying engineering, materials science, or metallurgy in college.
Title of Award: Detroit Chapter AIST Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Business; Engineering; Manufacturing; Materials research/science; Metallurgy Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $3,500. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to children and grandchildren of chapter members who are high school seniors or full-time undergraduates at an accredited college or university. They must be studying or planning to study engineering, materials science, or metallurgy; if there are no applicants in those fields, the award may be given to a student majoring in another field relating to iron and steel production. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and a demonstrated interest in a career in the iron and steel industry. Along with their application, they must submit a 2-page essay on their professional goals, why they are interested in a career in the steel industry, and how their skills could be applied to enhance the industry. Financial need is not considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: April 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 Detroit Chapter serves Michigan and northwestern Ohio.

3286 ■ 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.

3287 ■ ASSOCIATION FOR IRON & STEEL TECHNOLOGY-PITTSBURGH CHAPTER

c/o Paul D. Conley
Allegheny Ludlum
100 River Road
Brackenridge, PA 15014-1597
Tel: (724)226-5000
Web Site: http://www.aist.org/chapters/mc_pittsburgh_scholar_guidelines.htm
To provide financial assistance to family of members of the Pittsburgh Chapter of the Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST) who are interested in studying engineering or metallurgy in college.
Title of Award: Pittsburgh Chapter AIST Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Business; Engineering; Manufacturing; Metallurgy Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Up to 2 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,500. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to children, grandchildren, or spouses of chapter members who are high school seniors or full-time undergraduates at an accredited college or university. Applicants must be studying or planning to study engineering or metallurgy; if there are no applicants in those fields, the award may be given to a student majoring in another field relating to iron and steel production. 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) they 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 Pittsburgh Chapter serves western Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and southeastern Ohio. This program includes the Lawrence G. Maloney Scholarship.

3288 ■ ASSOCIATION FOR IRON & STEEL TECHNOLOGY-SOUTHEAST CHAPTER

c/o Mike Hutson, Secretary
803 Floyd Street
Kings Mountain, NC 28086-3130
Tel: (704)730-8320
Fax: (704)730-8321
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.aist.org/chapters/mc_southeast_scholar_guidelines.htm
To provide financial assistance to the families of members of the Southeast Chapter of the Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST) who are interested in studying engineering or science in college.
Title of Award: Gene Suave Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Business; Engineering; Manufacturing; Science 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 high school seniors and undergraduate students who are the children, stepchildren, grandchildren, or spouses of active Southeast Chapter members for 2 consecutive years. Applicants must plan to work full or part time on a degree in engineering or the sciences. If no engineering or science student applies, the award may be presented to an applicant studying another major related to iron and steel production. Applicants must submit a 250-word essay on their extracurricular involvement in high school and why they should be the recipient of the scholarship. 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). The Southeast Chapter covers the states of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida as well as portions of southern Virginia and eastern Tennessee.

3289 ■ BRISTOL BAY NATIVE CORPORATION

Attn: BBNC Education Foundation
800 Cordova Street, Suite 200
Anchorage, AK 99501-6299
Tel: (907)278-3602
Free: 800-426-3602
Fax: (907)276-3925
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.bbnc.net
To provide financial assistance to shareholders of Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) who are interested in majoring in banking in college.
Title of Award: Wells Fargo-BBNC Scholarship Fund Area, Field, or Subject: Banking Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Funds Available: The stipend is $5,000 per year. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to BBNC shareholders who are enrolled full time as a college junior or senior to prepare for a career in banking. Applicants must have a GPA of 2.0 or higher and be able to demonstrate financial need. Along with their application, they must submit an essay on their career goals and desire to succeed in their chosen field of study. Selection is based on the essay (35%), cumulative GPA (40%), financial need (20%), and letters of recommendation (5%). based on academic standing, financial need, and a written essay. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: The funding for this program is provided equally by Wells Fargo Bank and the Bristol Bay Native Corporation Education Foundation.

3290 ■ CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY

Office of the Chancellor
Attn: Lori Redfearn, Vice President
401 Golden Shore, Sixth Floor
Long Beach, CA 90802-4210
Tel: (562)951-4815
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.calstate.edu/foundation/scholarship.shtml
To provide financial assistance to graduate students majoring in designated fields at campuses of the California State University (CSU) system.
Title of Award: Glenn and Dorothy Dumke Fellowship Area, Field, or Subject: Economics; History, American; Library and archival sciences; Political science; Public administration Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College, Master's Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000 per year. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to students working on a graduate degree at CSU campuses in public policy, American history, economics, archival management, or government.

3291 ■ JORGE MAS CANOSA FREEDOM FOUNDATION

c/o Cuban American National Foundation
1312 S.W. 27th Avenue
P.O. Box 440069
Miami, FL 33144-9926
Tel: (305)592-7768
Fax: (305)592-7889
Web Site: http://www.canf.org
To provide financial assistance to students of Cuban descent who are working on an undergraduate or graduate degree in selected subject areas.
Title of Award: Mas Family Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: Business administration; Communications; Economics; Engineering; International affairs and relations; Journalism Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Funds Available: The amount of the award depends on the cost of tuition at the recipient's selected institution, on the family's situation, and on the amount of funds received from other sources. The amount of the yearly award cannot exceed $10,000. Full scholarships are not awarded to students who will be receiving full tuition scholarships and/or stipendiary support from other sources. Duration: 1 year; recipients may reapply and are given preference over other candidates.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to students who are direct descendants of those who left Cuba or were born in Cuba themselves. Applicants must be or have been in the top 10% of their high school graduating class and have be able to meet federal standards of financial need. At least 1 parent or 2 grandparents must have been born in Cuba. Both undergraduate and graduate students may apply, provided they are majoring in 1 of the following subjects: engineering, business, international relations, economics, communications, or journalism. Selection is based on academic performance, leadership qualities, financial need, potential to contribute to the advancement of a free society, and likelihood of succeeding in their chosen field. Finalists may be interviewed. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: This program was previously offered by the Cuban American National Foundation.

3292 ■ 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 for college to American Indian students interested in studying a field related to economic development for tribes.
Title of Award: Tribal Business Management (TBM) Program Area, Field, or Subject: Banking; Business administration; Economics; Finance; Hotel, institutional, and restaurant management; Management Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies; generally, 30 to 35 each year. Funds Available: Stipends range from $500 to $5,000. Duration: 1 year.
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: business administration, finance, management, economics, banking, hotel management, or other fields related to economic development for tribes. 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: The sponsor was formerly known as the Native American Scholarship Fund. This program was established in 2003.

3293 ■ CFA INSTITUTE

Attn: 11 September Memorial Scholarship Fund
560 Ray C. Hunt Drive
P.O. Box 3668
Charlottesville, VA 22903-0668
Tel: (434)951-5499
Free: 800-237-8132
Fax: (434)951-5262
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.cfainstitute.org/research/products/About_September_Scholarship.html
To provide financial assistance to people and their families who were disabled or killed in the September 11 terrorist attacks and who wish to major in designated fields in college.
Title of Award: CFA Institute 11 September Memorial Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Accounting; Business administration; Economics; Finance Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 12 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: Stipends range from $2,000 to $13,000 per year, depending on the need of the recipient. Duration: 1 year; renewable up to 4 additional years.
Eligibility Requirements: College scholarships are offered to those who meet the following 2 criteria: 1) they were permanently disabled in the attacks, or were the spouses, domestic partners, or children of anyone killed or permanently disabled in the attacks, and 2) they will be working on a college-level education in finance, economics, accounting, or business ethics. Applicants may be residents of any state or country. Selection is based on demonstrated commitment to high levels of professional ethics, academic record, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year. Additional Information: The CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) Institute was formerly the Association for Investment Management and Research (AIMR). It lost at least 60 of its members and CFA candidates in the terrorist attacks of 11 September. This program is managed by Scholarship America, One Scholarship Way, P.O. Box 297, St. Peter, MN 56082, (507) 931-1682, (800) 537-4180, Fax: (507) 931-9168, E-mail: [email protected]

3294 ■ CHICAGO URBAN LEAGUE

Attn: Education Department
4510 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60653-3898
Tel: (773)451-3565
Fax: (773)285-7772
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.cul-chicago.org
To provide financial assistance to Illinois residents of color interested in studying a field related to automotive technology in college.
Title of Award: Mercedes-Benz Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Accounting; Automotive technology; Business; Business administration; Computer and information sciences; Engineering, Automotive; Transportation Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 4 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000 per year. Duration: 4 years.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Illinois residents of color who are graduating high school seniors with a GPA of 2.5 or higher and planning to enroll as full-time undergraduate students at a 4-year college or university, Triton College, or 1 of the City Colleges of Chicago. Applicants must be planning to major in automotive technology or a field related to the automotive industry (e.g., engineering, computer science, business, or accounting). They must be able to demonstrate financial need. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year. Additional Information: This program is offered as part of the Chicago Urban League's Whitney M. Young, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund, established in 1970.

3295 ■ CHICKASAW FOUNDATION

P.O. Box 1726
Ada, OK 74821-1726
Tel: (580)421-9030
Fax: (580)421-9031
Web Site: http://www.cflink.org
To provide financial assistance to members of the Chickasaw Nation who are preparing for a career in banking.
Title of Award: Bank2 Banking Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Accounting; Banking; Business administration; Finance Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $3,000 per year. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Chickasaw students who are currently enrolled at a 4-year college or university as a full-time undergraduate student. Applicants must be majoring in finance, business, or accounting and preparing for a career in banking. Along with their application, they must submit high school or college transcripts, 2 letters of recommendation, a copy of their Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood, a copy of their Chickasaw Nation citizenship card, and a 1-page essay on their long-term goals and plans for achieving them. Financial need is not considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year. Additional Information: This program is supported by Bank2, headquartered in Oklahoma City and owned by the Chickasaw Nation.

3296 ■ CHICKASAW FOUNDATION

P.O. Box 1726
Ada, OK 74821-1726
Tel: (580)421-9030
Fax: (580)421-9031
Web Site: http://www.cflink.org
To provide financial assistance to members of the Chickasaw Nation who are preparing for a career in banking.
Title of Award: Bank2 Ta-ossaa-asha' Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Accounting; Banking; Business administration; Finance Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 3 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000 per year. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Chickasaw students who are currently enrolled at an accredited institution of higher education as a full-time undergraduate student. Applicants must be majoring in finance, business, or accounting and preparing for a career in banking. Along with their application, they must submit high school or college transcripts, 2 letters of recommendation, a copy of their Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood, a copy of their Chickasaw Nation citizenship card, and a 1-page essay on their long-term goals and plans for achieving them. Financial need is not considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year. Additional Information: This program is supported by Bank2, headquartered in Oklahoma City and owned by the Chickasaw Nation.

3297 ■ COLORADO MOTOR CARRIERS ASSOCIATION

Attn: Scholarship Committee
4060 Elati Street
Denver, CO 80216
Tel: (303)433-3375
Fax: (303)477-6977
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.cmca.com/scholarship.htm
To provide financial assistance to Colorado residents preparing for a career in the trucking industry as diesel mechanics.
Title of Award: Colorado Motor Carriers Association Diesel Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Business; Mechanics and repairs; Transportation Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: A stipend is awarded (amount not specified). Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Colorado residents currently enrolled in a diesel mechanic school with good standing in both GPA and attendance. Applicants must be preparing for a career in the trucking industry but need assistance to do so. Preference is given to students currently employed in the industry. Along with their application, they must submit a 300-word essay on themselves, their goals, what they imagine as their future, and why they chose this industry. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year.

3298 ■ COLORADO MOTOR CARRIERS ASSOCIATION

Attn: Scholarship Committee
4060 Elati Street
Denver, CO 80216
Tel: (303)433-3375
Fax: (303)477-6977
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.cmca.com/scholarship.htm
To provide financial assistance for college to employees and family members of member company employees of the Colorado Motor Carriers Association (CMCA).
Title of Award: Ray Smith Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Business; General studies/Field of study not specified; Transportation Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 16 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: A stipend is awarded (amount not specified). Funds may be used for tuition, books, supplies, and laboratory and/or other fees. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school seniors and older college bound students. Applicants must be an employee of a CMCA member company or an immediate family member of an employee. Along with their application, they must submit a 300-word essay on themselves and their goals. Selection is based on the essay, GPA, academic honors or awards received, involvement in leadership or extracurricular school activities, involvement in community or other organizations, and 3 letters of recommendation. Financial need is not considered. Preference is given to applicants preparing for a career in transportation or another field demonstrating a positive benefit for the trucking industry. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year.

3299 ■ COLORADO READY MIXED CONCRETE ASSOCIATION/COLORADO ROCK PRODUCTS ASSOCIATION

Attn: Scholarship Fund
6855 South Havana Street, Suite 540
Centennial, CO 80112
Tel: (303)290-0303
Fax: (303)290-8008
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.crmca.org/scholarships/default.php
To provide financial assistance to upper-division students from Colorado who are preparing for a career in areas of interest to the Colorado Ready Mixed Concrete Association (CRMCA) and the Colorado Rock Products Association (CRPA).
Title of Award: CRMCA/CRPA Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Architecture; Business; Construction; Engineering; Engineering, Materials; Materials research/science Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: 4 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Funds are paid directly to the student's institution. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to full-time juniors and seniors at colleges and universities in Colorado who have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Applicants must be preparing for a career in such fields as aggregate extraction, building construction, road building, municipal utility construction, building design, heavy equipment design, materials research or application, or other fields associated with the use of aggregates or concrete. Preference is given to students whose home residence is Colorado, have graduated from a high school in Colorado, and have a parent employed in concrete or aggregate production industries or associated or auxiliary industries. Along with their application, they must submit a brief resume of their current activities and work experience, 3 letters of character reference, and a 1-page statement on their plans for the future and career. Financial need is not considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: July of each year.

3300 ■ COMMUNITY FOUNDATION FOR GREATER ATLANTA, INC.

50 Hurt Plaza, Suite 449
Atlanta, GA 30303
Tel: (404)688-5525
Fax: (404)688-3060
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.atlcf.org/GrantsScholarships/Scholarships/RonAutry.aspx
To provide financial assistance to Georgia residents who are majoring in journalism at a 4-year college or university.
Title of Award: Ron Autry Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Advertising; Journalism; Personnel administration/human resources Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The maximum stipend is $2,000 per year. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to legal residents of Georgia who are enrolled as a junior or senior at a college or university and preparing for a career in journalism or the newspaper industry (news, advertising, circulation, or human resources). Applicants must be enrolled full time, have a GPA of 2.0 or higher and be able to demonstrate financial need. Along with their application, they must submit a 500-word essay on a topic that changes annually; recently, applicants were invited to write on the topic: "What has been the impact of the Jayson Blair scandal on Black journalists and what should be done to avoid plagiarism?" Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: This program is sponsored by the Atlanta Association of Black Journalists (AABJ), P.O. Box 54128, Atlanta, GA 30308, (404) 508-4612. Applications may be submitted to the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta or directly to the AABJ. The recipient is selected by the AABJ.

3301 ■ CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS FOUNDATION, INC.

Attn: Director, Educational Programs
1720 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20036
Tel: (202)263-2836
Free: 800-784-2577
Fax: (202)775-0773
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.cbcfinc.org
To provide financial assistance to minority and other undergraduate and graduate students who reside in a Congressional district represented by an African American and are interested in studying the performing arts in college.
Title of Award: CBC Spouses Performing Arts Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Business; Music; Performing arts Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 10 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $3,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to 1) minority and other graduating high school seniors planning to attend an accredited institution of higher education and 2) currently-enrolled full-time undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students in good academic standing with a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Applicants must reside or attend school in a Congressional district represented by a member of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC). They must be interested in preparing for a career in the performing arts, music, or a related field in the entertainment industry. Along with their application, they must submit a videotape of their performance and a 500-word personal statement on 1) the field of study they intend to pursue and why they have chosen that field; 2) their interests, involvement in school activities, community and public service, hobbies, special talents, sports, and other highlight areas; and 3) any other experiences, skills, or qualifications they feel should be considered. They must also be able to document financial need. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: This program, established in 2000, is sponsored by Heineken USA.

3302 ■ 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 business-related fields to Alaska Natives who are original enrollees to Cook Inlet Region, Inc. (CIRI) and their lineal descendants.
Title of Award: Carl H. Marrs Scholarship Fund Area, Field, or Subject: Accounting; Business administration; Economics; Finance; Management Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College, Graduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 2 of these scholarships were awarded. 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 in business administration, economics, finance, organizational management, accounting, or a similar field. They must have a GPA of 3.7 or higher. 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 2001. Recipients must enroll in school on a full-time basis.

3303 ■ EDWARD DAVIS EDUCATION FOUNDATION

585 East Larned Street, Suite 100
Detroit, MI 48226
Tel: (313)963-2209; 877-847-9060
Web Site: http://www.automag.com/EDEFoundation/default.asp
To provide financial assistance to minority students interested in preparing for a career in an automotive-related profession.
Title of Award: Edward Davis Scholarship Fund Area, Field, or Subject: Business; Transportation Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Funds Available: Stipends range from $1,000 to $2,500. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to minority high school seniors or currently-enrolled college students who are interested in preparing for a career in the automotive industry. Applicants must have a GPA of 2.7 or higher. Along with their application, they must submit a 250-word essay on what diversity in the automotive industry means to them. They should be able to demonstrate leadership qualities as defined by a record of involvement and participation in extracurricular and community. activities. U.S. citizenship is required. Deadline for Receipt: November of each year. Additional Information: This scholarship, established in 1998, honors the first African American to own a new car dealership.

3304 ■ DECA

1908 Association Drive
Reston, VA 20191-1594
Tel: (703)860-5000
Fax: (703)860-4013
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.deca.org/student.html
To recognize and reward (with college scholarships) DECA members who develop outstanding advertising campaigns for display on the Internet.
Title of Award: 7 Up Challenge Area, Field, or Subject: Advertising; Internet design and development; Marketing and distribution Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 4 finalists are selected in each category in each round (for a total of 16 finalists); from among those, 2 grand-prize winners (1 in each category) are selected. Funds Available: Each finalist receives a $500 award. The grand-prize winners receive $2,500 college scholarships. Duration: The competition is held annually.
Eligibility Requirements: This competition is open to high school DECA members who submit entries in either of 2 categories: 1) a web campaign of at least 400 x 400 pixels with up to 4 links and up to 500K in size; or 2) a banner ad of approximately 450 x 60 pixels, 72 dpi, and up to 20K. In either category, the campaign must promote brand awareness of lemon-lime and/or cherry-flavored soft drinks, involve the consumer, and utilize the themes of college basketball and/or music. Entries are received in 2 rounds, with finalists selected in each category in each round. Grand-prize winners are selected from among the finalists on the basis of how well and creatively the campaign or banner ad promotes the soft drinks, overall appearance, content of copy, ease of use, identification, layout, and impact. Deadline for Receipt: November of each year for the first round; February of each year for the second round. Additional Information: This program is sponsored by the Seven Up Division of Dr Pepper/Seven Up, Inc.

3305 ■ DECA

1908 Association Drive
Reston, VA 20191-1594
Tel: (703)860-5000
Fax: (703)860-4013
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.deca.org/student.html
To provide financial assistance for college to DECA members who are also members of an academy of hospitality and tourism affiliated with the National Academy Foundation.
Title of Award: American Express Foundation of Hospitality and Tourism Academy Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Food service careers; Hotel, institutional, and restaurant management; Management; Marketing and distribution; Travel and tourism Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 2 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to DECA members who are high school seniors and also members of an academy of hospitality and tourism affiliated with the National Academy Foundation. Applicants must be interested in enrolling in a 2-year or 4-year course of study in marketing, merchandising, or management at an accredited institution or university. Selection based on DECA involvement, leadership, and grades. Applicants may also include a statement in support of financial need and it will be reviewed. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This program is sponsored by American Express.

3306 ■ DECA

1908 Association Drive
Reston, VA 20191-1594
Tel: (703)860-5000
Fax: (703)860-4013
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.deca.org/student.html
To provide financial assistance to DECA members interested in working on a college degree in marketing, entrepreneurship, or management.
Title of Award: Harry A. Applegate Scholarship Award Area, Field, or Subject: Business administration; Management; Marketing and distribution Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 20 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Funds are paid directly to the recipient's college or university. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to DECA members in either the high school or Delta Epsilon Chi (collegiate) division. Applicants must intend to work full time on a 2-or 4-year degree in marketing, entrepreneurship, or management. Complete applications are to be submitted to the state advisor. Each state is told the number of applications it may forward to the national organization. Selection is based on DECA involvement, leadership ability, community service, and grades. The program is merit based, but applicants may include a statement in support of financial need and it will be reviewed. Deadline for Receipt: Each state sets its own deadline, usually in January.

3307 ■ DECA

1908 Association Drive
Reston, VA 20191-1594
Tel: (703)860-5000
Fax: (703)860-4013
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.deca.org/student.html
To provide financial assistance to DECA members interested in studying business or marketing education in college.
Title of Award: Coca-Cola DECA Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Business administration; Education; Marketing and distribution Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Up to 5 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to DECA members who are interested in working full time on a 2-year or 4-year degree in marketing, business, or marketing education. Applicants must be able to demonstrate evidence of DECA activities, academic achievement, leadership ability, and community service involvement. Selection is based on merit, not financial need. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This program, established in 2002, is sponsored by the Coca-Cola Company.

3308 ■ DECA

1908 Association Drive
Reston, VA 20191-1594
Tel: (703)860-5000
Fax: (703)860-4013
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.deca.org/student.html
To provide financial assistance for college to DECA members interested in the hospitality industry.
Title of Award: Marriott International Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Business administration; Food service careers; Hotel, institutional, and restaurant management; Marketing and distribution Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Up to 6 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to DECA members who are interested in working full time on a 2-year or 4-year degree in business or marketing to prepare for a career in the hospitality industry. Applicants must be able to demonstrate evidence of DECA activities, academic achievement, leadership ability, and interest or experience in the hospitality industry. Selection is based on merit, not financial need. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This program is sponsored by Marriott International, Inc.

3309 ■ DECA

1908 Association Drive
Reston, VA 20191-1594
Tel: (703)860-5000
Fax: (703)860-4013
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.deca.org/student.html
To provide financial assistance to DECA members interested in studying management or marketing education in college.
Title of Award: Otis Spunkmeyer Student Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Education; Management; Marketing and distribution Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 15 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to DECA members who are interested in working full time on a 2-year or 4-year degree in marketing, management, or marketing education. Applicants must be able to demonstrate evidence of DECA activities, academic achievement, leadership ability, and community service involvement. Selection is based on merit, not financial need. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This program is sponsored by Otis Spunkmeyer, Inc.

3310 ■ DECA

1908 Association Drive
Reston, VA 20191-1594
Tel: (703)860-5000
Fax: (703)860-4013
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.deca.org/student.html
To provide financial assistance to DECA members interested in studying business or marketing education in college.
Title of Award: Walgreens DECA Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Business administration; Education; Marketing and distribution Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Up to 5 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to DECA members who are interested in working full time on a 2-year or 4-year degree in marketing, business, or marketing education. Applicants must be able to demonstrate evidence of DECA activities, academic achievement, leadership ability, and community service involvement. Selection is based on merit, not financial need. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This program, established in 2004, is sponsored by Walgreens.

3311 ■ 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.

3312 ■ ELECTRONIC DOCUMENT SYSTEMS FOUNDATION

Attn: EDSF Scholarship Awards
24238 Hawthorne Boulevard
Torrance, CA 90505-6505
Tel: (310)541-1481
Fax: (310)541-4803
Web Site: http://www.edsf.org/scholarships.cfm
To provide financial assistance to college juniors, seniors, and graduate students interested in working with electronic documents as a career.
Title of Award: Wayne Alexander Memorial Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Computer and information sciences; Graphic art and design; Internet design and development; Marketing and distribution; Printing trades and industries; Telecommunications systems Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College, Graduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to juniors, seniors, and graduate students who are working full time on a degree in the field of document communication, including marketing, graphic communication and arts, e-commerce, imaging science, printing, web authoring, electronic publishing, computer science, or telecommunications. Priority consideration is given to students at the University of Central Florida. Applicants must submit a statement of their career goals in the field of document communications, an essay on a topic related to their view of the future of the document management and production industry, a list of current professional and college extracurricular activities and achievements, college transcripts (GPA of 3.0 or higher), samples of their creative work, and 2 letters of recommendation. Financial need is not considered. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year. Additional Information: This program is sponsored by AXIS Inc.

3313 ■ ELECTRONIC DOCUMENT SYSTEMS FOUNDATION

Attn: EDSF Scholarship Awards
24238 Hawthorne Boulevard
Torrance, CA 90505-6505
Tel: (310)541-1481
Fax: (310)541-4803
Web Site: http://www.edsf.org/scholarships.cfm
To provide financial assistance to college juniors, seniors, and graduate students interested in working with electronic documents as a career.
Title of Award: EDSF Board of Directors Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Computer and information sciences; Graphic art and design; Internet design and development; Marketing and distribution; Printing trades and industries; Telecommunications systems Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College, Graduate Number Awarded: 20 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to juniors, seniors, and graduate students who are working full time on a degree in the field of document communication, including marketing, graphic communication and arts, e-commerce, imaging science, printing, web authoring, electronic publishing, computer science, or telecommunications. Applicants must submit a statement of their career goals in the field of document communications, an essay on a topic related to their view of the future of the document management and production industry, a list of current professional and college extracurricular activities and achievements, college transcripts (GPA of 3.0 or higher), samples of their creative work, and 2 letters of recommendation. Financial need is not considered. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year.

3314 ■ ELECTRONIC DOCUMENT SYSTEMS FOUNDATION

Attn: EDSF Scholarship Awards
24238 Hawthorne Boulevard
Torrance, CA 90505-6505
Tel: (310)541-1481
Fax: (310)541-4803
Web Site: http://www.edsf.org/scholarships.cfm
To provide financial assistance to students in technical schools and community colleges who are interested in working with electronic documents as a career.
Title of Award: EDSF Board of Directors Technical and Community College Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Computer and information sciences; Graphic art and design; Internet design and development; Marketing and distribution; Printing trades and industries; Telecommunications systems Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Two Year College, Vocational/Occupational Number Awarded: 5 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to first-and second-year students at technical and trade schools and community colleges. Applicants must be working on a degree in the field of electronic document communication, including marketing, graphic communication and arts, e-commerce, imaging science, printing, web authoring, electronic publishing, computer science, or telecommunications. They must submit a 1-page essay on 1 of the following topics: 1) a definition of their career goals in the field of document management and communications; 2) a recent technological change and how it has or will affect the document communication industry; or 3) a definition of the document communication industry. Selection is based on the essay, extracurricular activities and achievements, high school transcripts (GPA of 3.0 or higher), samples of creative work, and 2 letters of recommendation. Financial need is not considered. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year.

3315 ■ ELECTRONIC DOCUMENT SYSTEMS FOUNDATION

Attn: EDSF Scholarship Awards
24238 Hawthorne Boulevard
Torrance, CA 90505-6505
Tel: (310)541-1481
Fax: (310)541-4803
Web Site: http://www.edsf.org/scholarships.cfm
To provide financial assistance to upper-division and graduate students interested in working with electronic documents as a career.
Title of Award: David Hoods Memorial Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Computer and information sciences; Graphic art and design; Internet design and development; Marketing and distribution; Printing trades and industries; Public relations; Telecommunications systems Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College, Graduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to full-time juniors, seniors, and graduate students who demonstrate a strong interest in working with electronic documents as a career (including graphic communications, document management, document content, and/or document distribution). Special consideration is given to students interested in marketing and public relations. Applicants must submit a statement of their career goals in the field of document communications, an essay on a topic related to their view of the future of the document management and production industry, a list of current professional and college extracurricular activities and achievements, college transcripts (GPA of 3.0 or higher), samples of their creative work, and 2 letters of recommendation. Financial need is not considered. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year.

3316 ■ ELECTRONIC DOCUMENT SYSTEMS FOUNDATION

Attn: EDSF Scholarship Awards
24238 Hawthorne Boulevard
Torrance, CA 90505-6505
Tel: (310)541-1481
Fax: (310)541-4803
Web Site: http://www.edsf.org/scholarships.cfm
To provide financial assistance to college juniors, seniors, and graduate students interested in working with electronic documents as a career.
Title of Award: John A. Lopiano Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Computer and information sciences; Graphic art and design; Internet design and development; Marketing and distribution; Printing trades and industries; Telecommunications systems Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College, Graduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to juniors, seniors, and graduate students who are working full time on a degree in the field of document communication, including marketing, graphic communication and arts, e-commerce, imaging science, printing, web authoring, electronic publishing, computer science, or telecommunications. Priority consideration is given to students who work in or whose family member has worked or currently works in a segment of the high volume transaction output (HVTO) industry. Applicants must submit a statement of their career goals in the field of document communications, an essay on a topic related to their view of the future of the document management and production industry, a list of current professional and college extracurricular activities and achievements, college transcripts (GPA of 3.0 or higher), samples of their creative work, and 2 letters of recommendation. Financial need is not considered. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year. Additional Information: This program is sponsored by COPI/OutputLinks.

3317 ■ EPILEPSY FOUNDATION

Attn: Research Department
4351 Garden City Drive
Landover, MD 20785-7223
Tel: (301)459-3700
Free: 800-EFA-1000
Fax: (301)577-2684
E-mail: [email protected]efa.org
Web Site: http://www.epilepsyfoundation.org/research/grants.cfm
To provide funding to undergraduate and graduate students interested in working on a summer research training project in a field relevant to epilepsy.
Title of Award: Behavioral Sciences Student Fellowships in Epilepsy Area, Field, or Subject: Anthropology; Behavioral sciences; Counseling/Guidance; Economics; Epilepsy; Nursing; Political science; Psychology; Rehabilitation, Physical/Psychological; Social work; Sociology Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 4 of these fellowships were awarded. Funds Available: The grant is $3,000. Duration: 3 months during the summer.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to undergraduate and graduate students in a behavioral science program relevant to epilepsy research or clinical care, including, but not limited to, sociology, social work, psychology, anthropology, nursing, economics, vocational rehabilitation, counseling, and political science. Applicants must be interested in working on an epilepsy research project under the supervision of a qualified mentor. Because the program is designed as a training opportunity, the quality of the training plans and environment are considered in the selection process. Other selection criteria include the quality of the proposed project, the relevance of the proposed work to epilepsy, the applicant's interest in the field of epilepsy, the applicant's qualifications, and the mentor's qualifications, including his or her commitment to the student and the project. U.S. citizenship is not required, but the project must be conducted in the United States. Applications from women, members of minority groups, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged. The program is not intended for students working on a dissertation research project. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: This program is supported by the American Epilepsy Society, Abbott Laboratories, Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical Corporation, and Pfizer Inc.

3318 ■ FASHION GROUP INTERNATIONAL OF WASHINGTON

Attn: Julie Caine Brooks, Scholarship Chair
P.O. Box 1288
Great Falls, VA 22066
To provide financial assistance for college or graduate school to residents of Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D. C. interested in preparing for a career in fashion or a fashion-related field.
Title of Award: Washington Fashion Group International Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Fashion design; Interior design; Journalism; Marketing and distribution; Photography; Textile science Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The maximum stipend is $5,000. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of Washington, D.C. and all cities and counties in Maryland and Virginia. Applicants must be graduating high school seniors or current undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in a fashion or fashion-related degree program (commercial arts, textiles and clothing design, interior design, journalism, merchandising, or photography). They must submit a 200-word personal statement on their career goals and motivation for entering a fashion-related career. Selection is based on that statement, academic achievement, creative ability, related work activity (paid or unpaid), extracurricular activities and awards, and 3 letters of reference. Finalists are interviewed and asked to submit portfolio material of their work. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

3319 ■ FISHER COMMUNICATIONS

Attn: Minority Scholarship
100 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 510
Seattle, WA 98109
Tel: (206)404-7000
Fax: (206)404-6037
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.fsci.com/x100.xml
To provide financial assistance to minority college students in selected states who are interested in preparing for a career in broadcasting, marketing, or journalism.
Title of Award: Fisher Broadcasting Scholarships for Minorities Area, Field, or Subject: Broadcasting; Journalism; Marketing and distribution Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies; a total of $10,000 is available for this program each year. Funds Available: A stipend is awarded (amount not specified). Duration: 1 year; recipients may reapply.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to students of non-white origin who are U.S. citizens, have a GPA of 2.5 or higher, and are at least sophomores enrolled in 1) a broadcasting, marketing, or journalism curriculum leading to a bachelor's degree at an accredited 4-year college or university; 2) a broadcast curriculum at an accredited community college, transferable to a 4-year baccalaureate degree program; or 3) a broadcast curriculum at an accredited vocational/technical school. Applicants must be either 1) residents of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, or Montana; or 2) attending a school in those states. They must submit an essay that explains their financial need, education and career goals, and school activities; a copy of their college transcript; and 2 letters of recommendation. Selection is based on need, academic achievement, and personal qualities. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: This program began in 1987.

3320 ■ FLORIDA SEA GRANT COLLEGE PROGRAM

Attn: Director University of Florida Building
803 McCarty Drive
P.O. Box 110400
Gainesville, FL 32611-0400
Tel: (352)392-5870
Fax: (352)392-5113
Web Site: http://www.flseagrant.org/students/scholarships/index.htm
To provide financial assistance to undergraduate or graduate students working on a degree in a marine science-related field at any Florida university that participates in the Florida Sea Grant College Program.
Title of Award: Aylesworth Foundation for the Advancement of Marine Science Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Biological and clinical sciences; Economics; Engineering; Food science and technology; Marine biology Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Generally, 4 or more each year. Funds Available: The maximum stipend awarded is 65% of the annual official university or college cost of attendance or $4,000, whichever is less. Duration: 1 year; renewable until the recipient completes the degree.
Eligibility Requirements: Eligible to be nominated by their department chair are undergraduate or graduate students who are working on a degree in an academic discipline that has direct application in marine science (ranging from biology and engineering to economics and food science) at a university or college in Florida that participates in the Florida Sea Grant College Program. Financial need is the principal factor used in the selection process, although academic record, leadership, and personal character are also considered. Florida residents are given preference. Deadline for Receipt: November of each year. Additional Information: The Florida Sea Grant College Program, established in 1986, operates as a partnership between the Florida Board of Education and the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The participating institutions are Florida A&M University, Florida Gulf Coast University, Florida Atlantic University, Florida Institute of Technology, Florida International University, Florida State University, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution, Mote Marine Laboratory, New College of Florida, Nova Southeastern University, University of Central Florida, University of Florida, University of Miami, University of North Florida, University of South Florida, and University of West Florida. These scholarships are sponsored by the Aylesworth Foundation for the Advancement of Marine Science, the Southeastern Fisheries Association, and the Florida Sea Grant College Program.

3321 ■ FOUNDRY EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION

1695 North Penny Lane Schaumburg, IL 60173
Tel: (847)490-9200
Fax: (847)890-6270
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.fefinc.org
To provide financial assistance to undergraduate students, especially those in Wisconsin, who are interested in preparing for a career in the die casting industry.
Title of Award: AFS Wisconsin Past President Fund Area, Field, or Subject: Business; Manufacturing Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipends range from $500 to $2,000 per year. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to full-time undergraduate and graduate students who are U.S. citizens, have taken or plan to take courses in the die-casting process, and can demonstrate their intention to prepare for a career in the die-casting industry. Preference is given first to residents of Wisconsin within the area of the American Foundry-men's Society (AFS) chapter, then to residents of Wisconsin outside the AFS area, then to residents of states adjacent to Wisconsin, then to residents of other states. Preference is also given to students attending a college or university with an agreement with the Foundry Educational Foundation (FEF), then to students attending school in Wisconsin, then to students attending school in an adjacent state. In addition, preference is given to applicants who are currently participating in a co-op program involving the cast metal industry, who have work experience in the cast metal industry, who have any manufacturing work experience, and who have any work experience. Deadline for Receipt: January of each year.Additional Information: This scholarship is provided by the Wisconsin Chapter of the American Foundrymen's Society (AFS).

3322 ■ FOUNDRY EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION

1695 North Penny Lane Schaumburg, IL 60173
Tel: (847)490-9200
Fax: (847)890-6270
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.fefinc.org
To provide financial assistance to undergraduate students who are interested in preparing for a career in the die casting industry.
Title of Award: David Laine Memorial Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Business; Manufacturing Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 4 each year. Funds Available: The stipends range from $500 to $2,000 per year. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to full-time undergraduate students who are h citizens of the United States, Canada, or Mexico, Applicants must have worked in the die casting industry for at least 3 months within the past year. Along with their application, they must submit a paper on their activities and results from their work in the die casing industry. Deadline for Receipt: September of each year. Additional Information: This scholarship, established in 1975, is jointly sponsored by the North American Die Casting Association and the Foundry Educational Foundation.

3323 ■ FOUNDRY EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION

1695 North Penny Lane Schaumburg, IL 60173
Tel: (847)490-9200
Fax: (847)890-6270
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.fefinc.org
To provide financial assistance to undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in preparing for a career in the ductile iron industry.
Title of Award: Keith Dwight Millis Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Business; Manufacturing Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000 per year. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to full-time undergraduate and graduate students who are citizens of any country, are enrolled in a college or university in the United States, and have a demonstrated interest in ductile iron. Applicants must be registered with the Foundry Educational Foundation (FEF), but they are not required to attend FEF schools. As part of their application, they must explain their interest in ductile iron. Deadline for Receipt: October of each year. Additional Information: This scholarship is jointly sponsored by the Ductile Iron Society and the Foundry Educational Foundation.

3324 ■ FOUNDRY EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION

1695 North Penny Lane Schaumburg, IL 60173
Tel: (847)490-9200
Fax: (847)890-6270
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.fefinc.org
To provide financial assistance to college students in Indiana and adjoining states who are interested in preparing for a career in the die casting industry.
Title of Award: NADCA Indiana Chapter 25 Scholarship Fund Area, Field, or Subject: Business; Manufacturing Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipends range from $500 to $2,000 per year. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to full-time students who are U.S. citizens, have taken or plan to take courses in the die-casting process, and can demonstrate their intention to prepare for a career in the die-casting industry. Preference is given first to residents of central Indiana, then to residents of Indiana outside the central area, then to residents of states adjacent to Indiana. Preference is also given to students attending an Indiana college or university with an agreement with the Foundry Educational Foundation (FEF), then to students attending school in Indiana, then to students attending an FEF school in an adjacent state. Preference is also given to applicants pursuing programs deemed most useful to the die casting industry, then to candidates with the best scholastic record. In addition, preference is given (in order) to applicants who are currently participating in a co-op program involving the die casting industry, who have work experience in the die casting industry, who have work experience in the cast metal industry, and who have any manufacturing work experience. Finally, preference is given to applicants who know or have worked for or with a member of Indiana Chapter 25 of the North American Die Casting Association. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year.

3325 ■ FOUNDRY EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION

1695 North Penny Lane Schaumburg, IL 60173
Tel: (847)490-9200
Fax: (847)890-6270
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.fefinc.org
To provide financial assistance to college students in Illinois and adjacent states who are interested in preparing for a career in the metal-casting industry.
Title of Award: Roy W. Schroeder Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Business; Manufacturing Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipends range from $500 to $2,000 per year. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to full-time students who are U.S. citizens, have taken or plan to take courses in metal casting, and can demonstrate their intention to prepare for a career in the metal-casting industry. Preference is given first to residents within the area of the American Foundrymen's Society (AFS) Chicago chapter, then to residents of Illinois, then to residents of states adjacent to Illinois. Preference is also given to students attending a college or university with an agreement with the Foundry Educational Foundation (FEF), then to students attending school in Illinois, then to students attending a school that meets FEF guidelines. In addition, preference is given first to applicants who have expressed interest in metal casting through job experience, then to candidates with the best scholastic record. Deadline for Receipt: October of each year.

3326 ■ FOUNDRY EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION

1695 North Penny Lane Schaumburg, IL 60173
Tel: (847)490-9200
Fax: (847)890-6270
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.fefinc.org
To provide financial assistance to undergraduate students from Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Iowa who are interested in preparing for a career in the die casting industry.
Title of Award: Twin City Chapter AFS Memorial Scholarship Fund Area, Field, or Subject: Business; Engineering, Metallurgical; Manufacturing Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipends range from $500 to $2,000 per year. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to full-time undergraduate students who are U.S. citizens, have taken or plan to take courses in the die-casting process, and can demonstrate their intention to prepare for a career in the die-casting industry. Preference is given first to residents of Minnesota, then to residents of western Wisconsin, then to residents of northern Iowa. Preference is also given to students attending a college or university with an agreement with the Foundry Educational Foundation (FEF) and to students enrolled in foundry-related courses. Deadline for Receipt: October of each year. Additional Information: This scholarship is provided by the Twin City Chapter of the American Foundrymen's Society (AFS).

3327 ■ GEORGIA CONCRETE & PRODUCTS ASSOCIATION

Attn: Scholarship Committee
100 Crescent Centre Parkway, Suite 110
Tucker, GA 30084
Tel: (770)621-9324
Fax: (770)621-9380
Web Site: http://www.gcpa.org/scholarships.htm
To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors in Georgia or contiguous states, especially those interested in studying concrete industry management at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU).
Title of Award: Georgia Concrete & Products Association Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Business; Business administration; Construction; Science Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: The scholarship is awarded to 1 student at MTSU or 2 other students each year. Funds Available: If the scholarship is awarded to a student at MTSU, the stipend is $2,000 per year. For other scholarship winners, the stipend is $1,000. Duration: For students at MTSU, support is provided for 4 years, as long as the recipient maintains full-time enrollment and a GPA of 2.5 or higher. For other students, the scholarship is for 1 year and nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to seniors graduating from high schools in Georgia or its contiguous states (Alabama, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee) who are recommended by an employee of a member company of the Georgia Concrete & Products Association. First priority is given to applicants planning to major in concrete industry management at MTSU. They must have an ACT score of at least 20 and a GPA of 2.8 or higher. Along with their application, they must submit an essay of 250 to 300 words on themselves, their goals, their aspirations, their desire for this scholarship, and why they are interested in a career in concrete industry management. If no MTSU student applies or qualifies, scholarships are awarded to the most outstanding applicants planning to major in business or the sciences at the college or university of their choice. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year.

3328 ■ H.H. HARRIS FOUNDATION

Attn: Trustee
30 South Wacker Drive, Suite 2300
Chicago, IL 60606
Tel: (312)346-7900
Fax: (312)346-0904
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.afsinc.org/Harris.htm
To provide financial assistance to students and professionals in the metal-lurgical and casting of metals field.
Title of Award: H.H. Harris Foundation Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Business; Manufacturing; Metallurgy Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Stipends are at least $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to U.S. citizens who are enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program in the metallurgical and casting of metals field. Preference is given to undergraduates. Along with their application, they must submit documentation of financial need and a statement of purpose that summarizes their career plans and goals with regard to the cast metal and/or metallurgical fields. Deadline for Receipt: June of each year.

3329 ■ HARVEST EDUCATION FOUNDATION

P.O. Box 100
Romeo, MI 48065-0100
Tel: (586)752-6066
Web Site: http://www.marvac.org/harvestapp.html
To provide financial assistance for college to Michigan residents interested in preparing for a career in the manufactured homes, recreational vehicles, or campground industries.
Title of Award: HARVEST Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Design; Engineering; Management; Marketing and distribution; Personnel administration/human resources Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: A stipend is awarded (amount not specified). Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Michigan students enrolled or planning to enroll at an accredited college or university to prepare for a career in the manufactured homes, recreational vehicles, or campground industries. Fields of study may include engineering, marketing, management, service, design, human resources, or any other discipline that will serve the needs of the industries. Applicants must submit an essay of 200 to 300 words on their career goals and why they feel they deserve this scholarship. Selection is based on merit and/or financial need. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: The HARVEST Education Foundation is a joint venture of the Michigan Manufactured Housing Association and the Michigan Association of Recreation Vehicles and Campgrounds, both at 2222 Association Drive, Okemos, MI 48864-5978, (517) 349-3300, E-mail: [email protected] and [email protected]

3330 ■ 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 to Hawaii residents who are interested in studying marketing, law, or travel industry management in college or graduate school.
Title of Award: Bick Bickson Scholarship Fund Area, Field, or Subject: Law; Marketing and distribution; Travel and tourism Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 2 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 $1,250. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Hawaii residents who are interested in majoring in marketing, law, or travel industry management on the undergraduate or graduate school level. They must be able to demonstrate academic achievement (GPA of 2.7 or higher), good moral character, and financial need. In addition to filling out the standard application form, applicants must write a short statement indicating their reasons for attending college, their planned course of study, and their career goals. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: Recipients may attend college in Hawaii or on the mainland. Recipients must be full-time students.

3331 ■ 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 to Hawaii residents who are interested in preparing for a career in the arts.
Title of Award: PHG Foundation Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Art; Art industries and trade; Crafts Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 5 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 are interested in majoring in art or arts and crafts (not video, film, culinary arts, or the performing arts). They may be studying full or part time, on the undergraduate or graduate school level. They must be able to demonstrate academic achievement (GPA of 2.7 or higher), good moral character, and financial need. In addition to filling out the standard application form, applicants must write a short statement indicating their reasons for attending college, their planned course of study, and their career goals. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: Recipients may attend college in Hawaii or on the mainland. This scholarship was established by a foundation created by the Pacific Handcrafters Guild (PHG), P.O. Box 602, Waimanalo, HI 98795, (808) 948-3890.

3332 ■ 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 to residents of Hawaii for undergraduate or graduate studies in fields related to achieving world cooperation and international understanding.
Title of Award: Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Anthropology; Economics; Geography; History; International affairs and relations; Law; Peace studies; Philosophy; Political science; Psychology; Sociology Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 258 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 $1,749. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to graduates of public high schools in Hawaii. They must plan to attend school as full-time students (on the undergraduate or graduate level) on the mainland, majoring in history, government, political science, anthropology, economics, geography, international relations, law, psychology, philosophy, or sociology. They must be residents of the state of Hawaii, able to demonstrate financial need, interested in attending an accredited 2-or 4-year college or university, and able to demonstrate academic achievement (GPA of 2.8 or higher). Along with their application, they must submit an essay on their commitment to world peace that includes their learning experiences (courses, clubs, community activities, or travel) related to achieving world peace and international understanding and explaining how their experiences have enhanced their ability to achieve those goals. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year.

3333 ■ 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: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.hsf.net/scholarship/programs/citigroup.php
To provide financial assistance to Hispanic upper-division students working on a degree related to business at designated universities.
Title of Award: HSF/Citigroup Fellows Program Area, Field, or Subject: Business administration; Economics; Finance Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: 1or more each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $5,000 per year. Duration: 2 years (the junior and senior years of college).
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 must be 1) residents of or enrolled full time at a 4-year college or university in the New York City metropolitan area, the Miami/Fort Lauderdale area, Tampa, Dallas, Los Angeles, or the San Francisco Bay area; or 2) enrolled full time at Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth University, Duke University, Georgetown University, Harvard University, New York University, Northwestern University, Princeton University, Rutgers University, Stanford University, University of California at Los Angeles, University of Chicago, University of Pennsylvania, University of Virginia, University of Texas at Austin, or Yale University. They must be entering their junior year with a GPA of 3.2 or higher and a major in business, economics, finance, or business administration. 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: April of each year. Additional Information: This program is funded by the Citigroup Foundation, which also arranges for a Citigroup employee to be paired with each student recipient as a mentor. Students are also invited to a professional development conference in the fall of their junior and senior years, with all expenses paid by the foundation.

3334 ■ 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: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.hsf.net/scholarship/programs/jpmorgan.php
To provide financial assistance to Hispanic upper-division students working on a degree in a field related to business.
Title of Award: JPMorganChase Scholarship Program of the Hispanic Scholarship Fund Area, Field, or Subject: Business administration; Economics; Finance Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,500. 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 must be currently enrolled full time as a sophomore or junior at an accredited 4-year college or university in the United States, Puerto Rico, or the U.S. Virgin Islands. They must be majoring in business administration, finance, or economics with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. 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: November of each year. Additional Information: This program is jointly sponsored by JPMorganChase and the Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF).

3335 ■ IMPERIAL POLK ADVERTISING FEDERATION

Attn: Scholarship Program
P.O. Box 24201
Lakeland, FL 33802-4201
Tel: (863)858-3736
Fax: (863)858-3736
Web Site: http://www.polkadfed.com
To provide financial assistance to undergraduate students majoring in fields related to advertising at Florida colleges.
Title of Award: William E. Gregory Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Advertising; Communications; Graphic art and design; Marketing and distribution Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: A total of $2,000 is available for this program each year. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to full-time undergraduate students at universities, colleges, and technical schools in Florida. Applicants must be working on a degree in advertising, communications, graphic design, or marketing. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Along with their application, they must submit 1) a 500-word essay describing their future professional and educational goals; and 2) a project they have recently completed for a class or internship. Financial need is not considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: November of each year. Additional Information: Information is also available from Samantha Hocker, Scholarship Chair, (863) 701-7789, E-mail: [email protected]

3336 ■ INTERNATIONAL FOODSERVICE EDITORIAL COUNCIL

P.O. Box 491
Hyde Park, NY 12538
Tel: (845)229-6973
Fax: (845)229-6993
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ifec-is-us.com
To provide financial assistance to undergraduate or graduate students who are interested in preparing for a career in communications in the food service industry.
Title of Award: IFEC Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Communications; Creative writing; Culinary arts; English language and literature; Food science and technology; Food service careers; Graphic art and design; Hotel, institutional, and restaurant management; Journalism; Management; Marketing and distribution; Nutrition; Photography; Photography, Journalistic; Public relations Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Master's, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 5 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: The stipend is $3,000 per year. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to currently-enrolled college students who are working on an associate, bachelor's, or master's degree. They must be enrolled full time and planning on a career in editorial, public relations, photography, food styling, or a related aspect of communications in the food service industry. The following food service majors are considered appropriate for this program: culinary arts; hospitality management; hotel, restaurant, and institutional management; dietetics; food science and technology; and nutrition. Applicable communications areas include journalism, English, mass communications, public relations, marketing, broadcast journalism, creative writing, graphic arts, and photography. Selection is based on academic record, character references, and demonstrated financial need. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year.

3337 ■ IOWA READY MIXED CONCRETE ASSOCIATION

Attn: Scholarship Committee
380 S.E. Delaware Avenue Ankeny, IA 50021
Tel: (515)965-4575
Fax: (515)963-4010
Web Site: http://www.iowareadymix.org
To provide financial assistance to undergraduates at colleges and universities in Iowa who are preparing for a career in the concrete, construction, or engineering industries.
Title of Award: Iowa Ready Mixed Concrete Association Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: Business; Construction; Engineering Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: At least 3 scholarships at $1,000 and 4 at $500 are awarded each year. Funds Available: Stipends are $1,000 or $500. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to students who have achieved at least sophomore status at a 4-year college or university in Iowa. Applicants must be working on a degree in an area that will prepare them for a career in the ready mixed concrete or construction and engineering industries. Preference is given to applicants who are residents of Iowa, related to an employee of a member company of the Iowa Ready Mixed Concrete Association, and experienced in the ready mixed concrete industry. Along with their application, they must submit a 1-page essay explaining their career goals, why they are applying for a scholarship, and why they might consider employment in the ready mixed concrete, construction, or engineering fields. Deadline for Receipt: December of each year.

3338 ■ KNIGHT RIDDER, INC.

Attn: Office of Diversity
50 West San Fernando Street, Suite 1200
San Jose, CA 95113
Tel: (408)938-7734
Fax: (408)938-7755
Web Site: http://www.kri.com/career/internships.html
To provide financial assistance and work experience to students at selected Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) who are studying advertising, business, or journalism.
Title of Award: Knight Ridder HBCU Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Advertising; Business administration; Journalism Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,500 per year. Recipients also work as an intern at a Knight Ridder newspaper during the summer after their junior year and receive a salary according to the newspaper's normal scale. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed for 1 additional year, if the recipient maintains a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to students at selected HBCUs who are entering their junior year. Applicants must be majoring in advertising, business, or journalism. Additional Information: The participating HBCUs are Howard University, Florida A&M University, Morehouse College, and Spelman College. Further information is available from the placement office at those institutions.

3339 ■ KNIGHT RIDDER, INC.

Attn: Office of Diversity
50 West San Fernando Street, Suite 1200
San Jose, CA 95113
Tel: (408)938-7734
Fax: (408)938-7755
Web Site: http://www.knightridder.com/career/internships.html
To provide financial assistance and work experience to minority high school seniors who are interested in going to college to prepare for a career in journalism.
Title of Award: Knight Ridder Minority Scholars Program Area, Field, or Subject: Advertising; Graphic art and design; Information science and technology; Journalism; Marketing and distribution; Photography, Journalistic Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Up to 5 each year: 2 for news, 2 for business, and 1 for either. Funds Available: The stipend is $5,000 per year for the freshman and sophomore year and $15,000 per year for the junior and senior year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed for up to 3 additional years, if the recipient maintains a GPA of 3.0 or higher and satisfactory performance on internships.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to minority seniors graduating from high schools in areas served by Knight Ridder. Applicants must be interested in attending college to prepare for a career in the newspaper industry. They first apply to their local Knight Ridder newspaper and compete for local scholarships; selected winners are then nominated for this award. Both "news" and "business" students are eligible. Additional Information: Recipients are offered an internship opportunity at a Knight Ridder newspaper during the summer. News scholars work in the newsroom, writing and editing stories, taking photographs, crafting illustrations, and designing news pages. Business scholars complete internships in advertising, marketing, information technology, circulation, and other areas essential to the industry. At the end of the sophomore year, recipients must agree to work at a Knight Ridder newspaper for 1 year after graduation.

3340 ■ KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS-WASHINGTON BUREAU

Attn: Anthony Pugh
700 12th Street, N.W., Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20005-3994
Tel: (202)383-6013
Fax: (202)383-3738
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.krwashington.com
To provide financial assistance to minority high school seniors from the Washington, D.C. area who are interested in attending college to prepare for a career in the newspaper industry.
Title of Award: Washington Bureau Minority Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Advertising; Business administration; Computer and information sciences; Graphic art and design; Journalism; Photography, Journalistic Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 2 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to minority seniors graduating from high schools in the metropolitan area of Washington, D.C. Applicants must be able to demonstrate an interest in journalism, but they are not required to have been school newspaper reporters or editors. They may be photographers, graphic artists, computer experts, delivery workers with an interest in circulation, or business and advertising staff members. Along with their application, they must submit a transcript of grades (with a GPA of 3.0 or higher), SAT/ACT scores, 2 letters of recommendation, a list of journalism or business experience, information on extracurricular activities, up to 5 samples of work with bylines (for journalism applicants), and a 500-word essay on why they want to prepare for a career in journalism or communication business. Deadline for Receipt: January of each year. Additional Information: The recipients of these scholarships are entered into competition for the Knight Ridder Minority Scholarship Program of $40,000 over 4 years.

3341 ■ KNOWLEDGE MATTERS, INC.

85 Woodland Drive
Florence, MA 01062
Tel: (413)587-9940; 877-965-3276
Fax: (413)584-8485
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.KnowledgeMatters.com/scholarships
To provide financial assistance for college to high school students enrolled in business or marketing courses.
Title of Award: Virtual Business Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Business administration; Marketing and distribution Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 3 each year. Funds Available: The highest-ranked applicant receives a $1,000 scholarship, second a $500 scholarship, and third a $250 scholarship. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school juniors and seniors enrolled in business or marketing courses. Applicants must be able to demonstrate excellence in business or marketing classes and interest and accomplishment in the use of technologies in those subjects. They must be nominated by their teacher, who works in coordination with the adviser for their state organization of Business Professionals of America (BPA), Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), or DECA. Along with their application, they must submit an essay on what they have gained from their technology experiences within the business and marketing subject areas. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year.

3342 ■ LOWE'S COMPANIES, INC.

Attn: Scholarship Program
P.O. Box 1111
North Wilkesboro, NC 28656
Tel: (336)658-4104
Free: 800-44-LOWES
Web Site: http://www.lowes.com/scholarships
To provide financial assistance to students at selected community and technical colleges who are preparing for a career in a business or technical field related to Lowe's stores.
Title of Award: Lowe's Educational Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: Business; Construction; Drafting; Electronics; Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration; Horticulture Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Two Year College, Vocational/Occupational Number Awarded: Varies each year; since the program was established, more than 150 of these scholarships have been awarded. Funds Available: Stipends are $2,000 for full-time students, $1,000 for three-quarter time students, or $800 for half-time students. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed if the recipient qualifies for employment at Lowe's.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to students who are at least 18 years of age and currently enrolled in a community or technical college that is cooperating with Lowe's stores. Applicants must intend to prepare for a career in an approved discipline within the business division (business management, business administration) or vocational/technical division (air conditioning, heating and refrigeration, construction, electrical or electronics, industrial maintenance, machining, mechanical drafting and design, plumbing, carpentry, or horticulture) of Lowe's. They must have completed at least 1 semester with a GPA of 2.0 or higher. Applications are accepted from current Lowe's employees, but students working for another major retailer are not eligible. Additional Information: This program was established in 1999. Currently, 32 community and technical colleges are participating in the program. For a list, contact Lowe's.

3343 ■ MARINE TRADES ASSOCIATION OF NEW JERSEY

Attn: Executive Director
2516 Highway 35, Second Floor
Manasquan, NJ 08736
Tel: (732)292-1051
Fax: (732)292-1041
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.mtanj.org
To provide financial assistance to residents of New Jersey interested in attending a vocational/technical school to prepare for a career in the marine trades.
Title of Award: Marine Trades Association of New Jersey Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Business; Transportation Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Vocational/Occupational Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,500. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to New Jersey residents who are recent high school graduates. Applicants must desire to succeed in a marine industry vocational/technical program and to prepare for a career in the recreational marine industry in New Jersey. Selection is based on personal character and ability. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

3344 ■ MICHIGAN AGGREGATES ASSOCIATION

3474 Alaiedon Parkway, Suite 700
Okemos, MI 48864
Tel: (517)381-1732
Fax: (517)381-1796
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.miagg.org
To provide financial assistance to undergraduate and graduate students affiliated with the Michigan Aggregates Association (MAA).
Title of Award: Michigan Aggregates Association Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Business; Engineering, Mining and Mineral; Mining Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to students entering or attending an accredited institution of higher education who are immediate relatives of an MAA member or an MAA member employee or relative. Applicants must be working on an undergraduate or graduate degree in a field related to the extraction of mineral resources. Along with their application, they must submit an essay (up to 250 words) on their interest in the aggregate/mineral extraction industry. Financial need is not considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

3345 ■ NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF NEGRO BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL WOMEN'S CLUBS

Attn: Scholarship Committee
1806 New Hampshire Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20009-3208
Tel: (202)483-4206
Fax: (202)462-7253
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nanbpwc.org/ScholarshipApplications.asp
To provide financial assistance to African American women studying journalism, economics, or a related field in college.
Title of Award: Dr. Julianne Malveaux Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Economics; Journalism Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to African American women enrolled in an accredited college or university as a sophomore or junior. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and be majoring in journalism, economics, or a related field. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year.

3346 ■ NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN IN CONSTRUCTION-GRANITE STATE CHAPTER 218

c/o Bayview Construction Corporation
170 West Road, Suite 10
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Web Site: http://www.geocities.com/nawicnh/scholarship.htm
To provide financial assistance to New Hampshire residents who are majoring in a construction-related field.
Title of Award: Granite State Chapter NAWIC Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Business; Construction; Engineering; Engineering, Electrical 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 New Hampshire residents (male or female) who are entering 1) the final year of a 2-year school or 2) the junior or senior year of a 4-year school. Applicants be majoring in a construction-related field (e.g., engineering, electrical, plumbing, carpentry, or general construction) and have a GPA of 2.0 or higher. Along with their application, they must submit a 150-word essay on why they have chosen the construction industry for their career. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: The recipient's education institution may not utilize this scholarship as a reduction from previously granted financial aid of any form.

3347 ■ NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN IN CONSTRUCTION-MAINE CHAPTER 276

P.O. Box 366
Hallowell, ME 04347
Tel: (207)623-4683
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nawicmaine.org
To provide financial assistance to Maine residents who are working on a college degree in a field related to construction.
Title of Award: Maine Chapter 276 Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Architecture; Business; Construction; Engineering, Civil; Welding Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 7 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: Stipends range from $500 to $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of Maine who are enrolled in a postsecondary educational program. Applicants must be preparing for a career in construction, including carpentry, civil engineering, architecture, welding, electrical, plumbing, or construction management. Along with their application, they must submit a 50-word statement on why they have chosen a career in construction. Selection is based on academic achievement and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: Information is also available from Joyce Newman, 3 Hillcrest Street, Hallowell, ME 04347.

3348 ■ NATIONAL DAIRY PROMOTION AND RESEARCH BOARD

c/o Dairy Management Inc.
10255 West Higgins Road, Suite 900
Rosemont, IL 60018-5616
Tel: (847)803-2000
Fax: (847)803-2077
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.dairycheckoff.com/DairyCheckoff/about/scholarship.htm
To provide financial assistance to undergraduate students in fields related to the dairy industry.
Title of Award: NDPRB Undergraduate Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: Business administration; Communications; Dairy science; Economics; Education; Food science and technology; Journalism; Marketing and distribution; Nutrition; Public relations Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: 20 each year: the James H. Loper Jr. Memorial Scholarship at $2,500 and 19 other scholarships at $1,500. Funds Available: Stipends are $2,500 or $1,500. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors enrolled in college and university programs that emphasize dairy. Eligible majors include agricultural education, business, communications and/or public relations, economics, food science, journalism, marketing, and nutrition. Fields related to production (e.g., animal science) are not eligible. Selection is based on academic performance; interest in a career in dairy; involvement in extracurricular activities, especially those relating to dairy; and evidence of leadership ability, initiative, character, and integrity. The applicant who is judged most outstanding is awarded the James H. Loper Jr. Memorial Scholarship. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year. Additional Information: Dairy Management Inc. manages this program on behalf of the National Dairy Promotion and Research Board (NDPRB).

3349 ■ NATIONAL FFA ORGANIZATION

Attn: Scholarship Office
6060 FFA Drive
P.O. Box 68960
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Tel: (317)802-4321
Fax: (317)802-5321
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ffa.org
To provide financial assistance to women and minority FFA members who are interested in studying specified agribusiness fields in college.
Title of Award: BASF Agricultural Products Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Agribusiness; Marketing and distribution Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: 7 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Funds are paid directly to the recipient. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members who are either graduating high school seniors planning to enroll in college or students already enrolled in college. Applicants must 1) be interested in working full time on a 4-year degree in agricultural marketing, merchandising, or sales; 2) be women or members of a minority group; 3) have a GPA of 3.0 or higher; 4) have participated in community service; and 5) be able to demonstrate strong leadership skills and financial need. Selection is based on academic achievement (10 points for GPA, 10 points for SAT or ACT score, 10 points for class rank), leadership in FFA activities (30 points), leadership in community activities (10 points), and participation in the Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) program (30 points). U.S. citizenship is required. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: Funding for these scholarships is provided by BASF Agricultural Products.

3350 ■ NATIONAL FFA ORGANIZATION

Attn: Scholarship Office
6060 FFA Drive
P.O. Box 68960
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Tel: (317)802-4321
Fax: (317)802-5321
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ffa.org
To provide financial assistance to FFA members from selected states interested in studying field related to agribusiness in college.
Title of Award: Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corporation Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Agribusiness; Agriculture, Economic aspects; Finance; Marketing and distribution Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: 10 each year: 1 from each of the eligible states. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,250 per year. Funds are paid directly to the recipient. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed up to 3 additional years provided the recipient maintains a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members who are graduating high school seniors planning to enroll full time in college. Applicants must be residents of California, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, or Texas planning to work on a 4-year degree in the following areas of agriculture: business management, finance, economics, sales, and marketing. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Selection is based on academic achievement (10 points for GPA, 10 points for SAT or ACT score, 10 points for class rank), leadership in FFA activities (30 points), leadership in community activities (10 points), and participation in the Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) program (30 points). U.S. citizenship is required. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: Funding for these scholarships is provided by the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Foundation.

3351 ■ NATIONAL FFA ORGANIZATION

Attn: Scholarship Office
6060 FFA Drive
P.O. Box 68960
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Tel: (317)802-4321
Fax: (317)802-5321
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ffa.org
To provide financial assistance for college to FFA members who are interested in majoring in selected fields of agribusiness.
Title of Award: CNH Capital Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Agribusiness; Finance; Management; Marketing and distribution Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: 26 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,250 per year. Funds are paid directly to the recipient. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members who are graduating high school seniors planning to enroll full time in college or undergraduates already enrolled. Applicants must be working on or planning to work on a 4-year degree in the following areas of agriculture: management, finance, marketing, or sales. They must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher. Selection is based on academic achievement (10 points for GPA, 10 points for SAT or ACT score, 10 points for class rank), leadership in FFA activities (30 points), leadership in community activities (10 points), and participation in the Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) program (30 points). U.S. citizenship is required. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: Funding for these scholarships is provided by CNH Capital.

3352 ■ NATIONAL FFA ORGANIZATION

Attn: Scholarship Office
6060 FFA Drive
P.O. Box 68960
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Tel: (317)802-4321
Fax: (317)802-5321
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ffa.org
To provide financial assistance to FFA members who are interested in studying agriculture in college.
Title of Award: Garst Seed Company Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Agribusiness; Agricultural sciences; Communications; Education; Marketing and distribution Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: 25 each year: 10 to students with any agricultural major, 5 to students majoring in agricultural communications or education, and 10 to students in agricultural marketing, merchandising, or sales. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Funds are paid directly to the recipient. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members who are graduating high school seniors planning to enroll or students currently enrolled full time in college. Applicants must be interested in working on a 4-year college degree in agriculture; in agricultural communications or education; or in agricultural marketing, merchandising, or sales. Selection is based on academic achievement (10 points for GPA, 10 points for SAT or ACT score, 10 points for class rank), leadership in FFA activities (30 points), leadership in community activities (10 points), and participation in the Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) program (30 points). U.S. citizenship is required. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: Funding for this scholarship is provided by Garst Seed Company.

3353 ■ NATIONAL FFA ORGANIZATION

Attn: Scholarship Office
6060 FFA Drive
P.O. Box 68960
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Tel: (317)802-4321
Fax: (317)802-5321
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ffa.org
To provide financial assistance to FFA members from selected states who are interested in studying agriculture or agribusiness in college.
Title of Award: Mid-States Wool Growers Cooperative Association Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Agribusiness; Agricultural sciences; Business Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Funds are paid directly to the recipient. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members who are graduating high school seniors planning to enroll full time in college. Applicants must be residents of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Virginia, or Wisconsin interested in working on a 4-year degree in agriculture or agribusiness. They must be sheep producers or from a family of sheep producers with an operation of 20 or more ewes; advisors must confirm this sheep involvement. Selection is based on academic achievement (10 points for GPA, 10 points for SAT or ACT score, 10 points for class rank), leadership in FFA activities (30 points), leadership in community activities (10 points), and participation in the Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) program (30 points). U.S. citizenship is required. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: Funding for this scholarship is provided by the Mid-States Wool Growers Cooperative Association.

3354 ■ NATIONAL FFA ORGANIZATION

Attn: Scholarship Office
6060 FFA Drive
P.O. Box 68960
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Tel: (317)802-4321
Fax: (317)802-5321
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ffa.org
To provide financial assistance to FFA members who wish to study agribusiness and related fields in college.
Title of Award: National FFA Scholarships for Undergraduates in the Social Sciences Area, Field, or Subject: Agribusiness; Agriculture, Economic aspects; Education; Finance; Marketing and distribution Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies; generally, a total of approximately 1,000 scholarships are awarded annually by the association. Funds Available: Stipends vary, but most are at least $1,000. Duration: 1 year or more.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to current and former members of the organization who are working or planning to work full time on a degree in fields related to business and the social sciences; this includes: agribusiness, agricultural economics, agricultural education, agricultural finance, and agricultural marketing. For most of the scholarships, applicants must be high school seniors; others are open to students currently enrolled in college. The program includes a large number of designated scholarships that specify the locations where the members must live, the schools they must attend, the fields of study they must pursue, or other requirements. Some consider family income in the selection process, but most do not. Selection is based on academic achievement (10 points for GPA, 10 points for SAT or ACT score, 10 points for class rank), leadership in FFA activities (30 points), leadership in community activities (10 points), and participation in the Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) program (30 points). U.S. citizenship is required. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: Funding for these scholarships is provided by many different corporate sponsors.

3355 ■ NATIONAL FFA ORGANIZATION

Attn: Scholarship Office
6060 FFA Drive
P.O. Box 68960
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Tel: (317)802-4321
Fax: (317)802-5321
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ffa.org
To provide financial assistance to current or former FFA members who are interested in studying a field related to agriculture at a college or university in designated states.
Title of Award: Norfolk Southern Foundation Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Agribusiness; Agricultural sciences; Communications; Education; Engineering, Agricultural; Finance; Forestry; Management; Marketing and distribution Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: 3 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Funds are paid directly to the recipient. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members who are either graduating high school seniors planning to enroll in college or students already enrolled in college. Applicants must be interested in working full time on a 4-year degree in agricultural and forestry production, communication, education, engineering, finance, management, marketing, merchandising, sales, or agricultural science. They must be planning to attend a college or university in Alabama, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, or Virginia. Selection is based on academic achievement (10 points for GPA, 10 points for SAT or ACT score, 10 points for class rank), leadership in FFA activities (30 points), leadership in community activities (10 points), and participation in the Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) program (30 points). U.S. citizenship is required. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: Funding for these scholarships is provided by the Norfolk Southern Foundation.

3356 ■ NATIONAL FFA ORGANIZATION

Attn: Scholarship Office
6060 FFA Drive
P.O. Box 68960
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Tel: (317)802-4321
Fax: (317)802-5321
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ffa.org
To provide financial assistance to FFA members interested in studying fields related to communications in college.
Title of Award: Progressive Farmer Magazine Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Advertising; Agricultural sciences; Communications; Journalism Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000 per year. Funds are paid directly to the recipient. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members who are graduating high school seniors planning to enroll full time in college. Applicants must be interested in working on a 4-year degree in communications, journalism, or advertising. Selection is based on academic achievement (10 points for GPA, 10 points for SAT or ACT score, 10 points for class rank), leadership in FFA activities (30 points), leadership in community activities (10 points), and participation in the Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) program (30 points). U.S. citizenship is required. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: Funding for these scholarships is provided by Progressive Farmer Magazine.

3357 ■ NATIONAL FFA ORGANIZATION

Attn: Scholarship Office
6060 FFA Drive
P.O. Box 68960
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Tel: (317)802-4321
Fax: (317)802-5321
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ffa.org
To provide financial assistance to FFA members who are studying a field related to communications, business, or education in college.
Title of Award: Solutions Inc. Results Through Creative Marketing Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Agribusiness; Agricultural sciences; Communications; Education; Marketing and distribution Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: 3 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000 per year. Funds are paid directly to the recipient. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members currently enrolled full time in college and working on a 4-year degree in agricultural communications, marketing, merchandising, sales, or as an education specialist. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Selection is based on academic achievement (10 points for GPA, 10 points for SAT or ACT score, 10 points for class rank), leadership in FFA activities (30 points), leadership in community activities (10 points), and participation in the Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) program (30 points). U.S. citizenship is required. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This program is sponsored by the creative marketing firm Solutions Inc. Results Through Creative Marketing.

3358 ■ NATIONAL FFA ORGANIZATION

Attn: Scholarship Office
6060 FFA Drive
P.O. Box 68960
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Tel: (317)802-4321
Fax: (317)802-5321
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ffa.org
To provide financial assistance to FFA members who are interested in studying fields related to agriculture, business, engineering, or nursing in college.
Title of Award: Tyson Foods Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Agribusiness; Agricultural sciences; Business; Business administration; Engineering; Food science and technology; Management; Nursing; Packaging Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 10 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Funds are paid directly to the recipient. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members who are either high school seniors or already enrolled full time in college. Applicants must be working on or planning to work on a 2-year or 4-year degree in agriculture, food science, food technology, supply chain management, product development, product development, product packaging, nursing, engineering, or business. They must reside in a community in which a Tyson Foods processing facility is located. Selection is based on academic achievement (10 points for GPA, 10 points for SAT or ACT score, 10 points for class rank), leadership in FFA activities (30 points), leadership in community activities (10 points), and participation in the Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) program (30 points). U.S. citizenship is required. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: Funding for these scholarships is provided by Tyson Foods, Inc.

3359 ■ NATIONAL FFA ORGANIZATION

Attn: Scholarship Office
6060 FFA Drive
P.O. Box 68960
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Tel: (317)802-4321
Fax: (317)802-5321
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ffa.org
To provide financial assistance to FFA members from California interested in studying agribusiness in college.
Title of Award: Valent USA Corporation Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Agribusiness; Marketing and distribution Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: 2 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000 per year. Funds are paid directly to the recipient. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members who are residents of California current enrolled full time in a 2-or 4-year degree program in agricultural marketing, merchandising, or sales. Preference is given to students who are focusing on California specialty agriculture. Applicants must come from a family that earns 50% or more of its income from production agriculture in the area of grapes, fruit, tree fruit, or vegetables. Selection is based on academic achievement (10 points for GPA, 10 points for SAT or ACT score, 10 points for class rank), leadership in FFA activities (30 points), leadership in community activities (10 points), and participation in the Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) program (30 points). U.S. citizenship is required. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: Funding for these scholarships is provided by Valent USA Corporation.

3360 ■ NATIONAL FFA ORGANIZATION

Attn: Scholarship Office
6060 FFA Drive
P.O. Box 68960
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Tel: (317)802-4321
Fax: (317)802-5321
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ffa.org
To provide financial assistance and work experience to FFA members from dairy-producing states interested in studying agribusiness in college.
Title of Award: WestfaliaSurge Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Agribusiness; Dairy science; Marketing and distribution Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: 12 each year: 2 corporate scholarships at $2,000 each and 10 dealer scholarships at $1,000 each. Funds Available: Stipends are $2,000 or $1,000 per year. Funds are paid directly to the recipient. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members who are graduating high school seniors planning to enroll or college students currently enrolled full time. Applicants must be residents of 1 of the top 20 dairy states: Arizona, California, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, or Wisconsin. They must be interested in working on a 4-year degree in agribusiness with an emphasis on dairy science or dairy production, agricultural marketing, and/or sales. Selection is based on academic achievement (10 points for GPA, 10 points for SAT or ACT score, 10 points for class rank), leadership in FFA activities (30 points), leadership in community activities (10 points), and participation in the Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) program (30 points). Financial need is also considered. U.S. citizenship is required. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: Funding for these scholarships is provided by WestfaliaSurge, Inc. of Naperville, Illinois and participating dealers. The firm also offers recipients internship opportunities each summer of their college career if they meet certain requirements.

3361 ■ NATIONAL FFA ORGANIZATION

Attn: Scholarship Office
6060 FFA Drive
P.O. Box 68960
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Tel: (317)802-4321
Fax: (317)802-5321
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ffa.org
To provide financial assistance to FFA members from designated states who are interested in studying a field related to agriculture in college.
Title of Award: Wilbur-Ellis Company Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Agribusiness; Agricultural sciences; Agriculture, Economic aspects; Animal science and behavior; Biochemistry; Business administration; Computer and information sciences; Entomology; Finance; Forestry; Genetics; Horticulture; Management; Marketing and distribution; Poultry science; Soil science Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: 13 each year: 1 at $5,000, 2 at $2,000, and 10 at $1,000. Funds Available: Stipends are $5,000, $2,000, or $1,000 per year. Funds are paid directly to the recipient. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members who are graduating high school seniors planning to enroll or college students currently enrolled full time. Applicants must be residents of the following states: Arizona, California, Idaho, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin, or Wyoming. They must be planning to work on a 4-year degree in agricultural production, forest management, agronomy and crop science, animal nutrition, farm and ranch management, horticulture, nursery and landscape management, plant science, poultry science, general agriculture, business management, economics, international agriculture, finance, sales and marketing, biochemistry, biotechnology, computer systems in agriculture, entomology, plant breeding and genetics, plant pathology, range science, or soil science. Their combined SAT score must be 1000 or higher and their GPA must be 3.0 or higher. Selection is based on academic achievement (10 points for GPA, 10 points for SAT or ACT score, 10 points for class rank), leadership in FFA activities (30 points), leadership in community activities (10 points), and participation in the Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) program (30 points). Financial need is also considered in the selection process. U.S. citizenship is required. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: Funding for this scholarship is provided by the agriculture division of the Wilbur-Ellis Company.

3362 ■ NATIONAL INDIAN GAMING ASSOCIATION

Attn: Spirit of Sovereignty Foundation
224 Second Street, S.E.
Washington, DC 20003
Tel: (480)820-2464
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.spiritfund.com/student.htm
To provide financial assistance to Native American upper-division and graduate students who are working on a degree in a business-related field.
Title of Award: Spirit of Sovereignty Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Business administration; Computer and information sciences; Economics; Hotel, institutional, and restaurant management; Information science and technology Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College, Graduate Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: A stipend is awarded (amount not specified). Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to college juniors, seniors, and graduate students who are working on a degree in business or a related field (e.g., hotel management, information systems, computer science, economics, human resources). Applicants must submit a copy of their Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood (CDIB), current transcript, 2 letters of recommendation, and a 250-word essay that describes their extracurricular activities related to involvement of American Indian programs at their institution, volunteer and community work related to American Indian communities, potential for future interaction and support to Indian communities, tribal and community involvement, and potential to give strong representation to the American Indian community to non-Native constituents. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year.

3363 ■ NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY

Attn: Office of Recruitment and Staffing (Roberts)
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 financial assistance and work experience to college sophomores and juniors interested in preparing for a career with the National Security Agency (NSA) as a global network analyst.
Title of Award: Pat Roberts Intelligence Scholars Program for Global Network Analysts Area, Field, or Subject: Banking; Computer and information sciences; Finance; Information science and technology; International affairs and relations; Political science; Telecommunications systems Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $25,000 per year. During the summer after application, students participate in a Global Network Analysis internship. After graduation, they have an employment obligation to NSA equal to 1.5 times the length of educational support provided. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed 1 additional year. The summer internship program is for 12 weeks.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to college sophomore and juniors whose academic program includes 1 of the following areas of emphasis: 1) technical studies (computer science major with a minor in political science or international relations); 2) topical studies (terrorism, proliferation or related sciences, international banking and finance, or telecommunications and information systems networks); or 3) disciplines (technical intelligence analysis, information assurance, networks, and telecommunications). Applicants must be enrolled full time with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Along with their application, they must submit a 1-page essay describing how the proposed program of study will improve their ability to analyze information and to think and write critically. U.S. citizenship and eligibility to obtain a high-level security clearance are required Deadline for Receipt: October of each year. Additional Information: After graduation, participants enter NSA's Global Network Analysis Internship Program as a full-time employee.

3364 ■ NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY

Attn: Office of Recruitment and Staffing (Roberts)
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 financial assistance to college juniors interested in preparing for a career with the National Security Agency (NSA) as an intelligence analyst.
Title of Award: Pat Roberts Intelligence Scholars Program for Intelligence Analysts Area, Field, or Subject: Asian studies; Banking; Finance; Foreign languages; Geography; Information science and technology; International affairs and relations; Library and archival sciences; Near Eastern studies; South Asian studies; Telecommunications systems Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $25,000 per year. After graduation, recipients have an employment obligation to NSA equal to 1.5 times the length of educational support provided. Duration: 1 year (the senior year of college).
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to college juniors whose academic program includes 1 of the following areas of emphasis: 1) regional studies (Middle East or south, east, or central Asia); 2) topical studies (terrorism, proliferation or related sciences, international banking and finance, or telecommunications and information systems networks); or 3) disciplines (intelligence analysis, philosophy, or international relations; familiarity with foreign languages, particularly Arabic, Chinese, Dari, Farsi, Hindi, Korean, Pashto, Urdu, or a central Asian language is desirable; highly qualified applicants studying social network analysis, library science, or geographic information systems may also be considered). Applicants must be enrolled full time with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Along with their application, they must submit a 1-page essay describing how the proposed program of study will improve their ability to analyze information and to think and write critically. U.S. citizenship and eligibility to obtain a high-level security clearance are required Deadline for Receipt: October of each year. Additional Information: After graduation, participants enter NSA's Intelligence Analysis Development Program as a full-time employee.

3365 ■ 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.

3366 ■ NEBRASKA BANKERS ASSOCIATION

Attn: Educational Foundation
233 South 13th Street, Suite 700
P.O. Box 80008
Lincoln, NE 68501-0008
Tel: (402)474-1555
Fax: (402)474-2148
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nebankers.org/public/consumer.html
To provide financial assistance to Nebraska residents working on a degree in business at a college or university in the state.
Title of Award: Nebraska Bankers Educational Foundation Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Accounting; Business administration; Economics; Finance Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 8 each year (including 4 designated as William B. Brandt Memorial Scholarships). Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of Nebraska who are enrolled as juniors or seniors at a college or university in the state (except for the University of Nebraska). Applicants must be working on a bachelor of science in business administration with an emphasis on finance, accounting, or economics and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Along with their application, they must submit an essay of 100 to 200 words on how the banking industry has impacted their community or the role they expect the banking industry to play in their future. Financial need is not considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: January of each year.

3367 ■ 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.

3368 ■ NEBRASKA PRESS ASSOCIATION FOUNDATION

845 S Street Lincoln, NE 68508
Tel: (402)476-2851
Free: 800-369-2850
Fax: (402)476-2942
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nebpress.com
To provide financial assistance to high school seniors in Nebraska who are interested in preparing for a career in print journalism.
Title of Award: Nebraska Press Association Foundation Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Advertising; Journalism; Photography, Journalistic Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Funds Available: The stipend is $1,250. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school seniors in Nebraska who are interested in attending a college or university in the state and majoring in print journalism. Preference is given to students with specific interests in news, editorial, photography, circulation, production, or advertising. Applicants must submit information on their academic accomplishments, reasons for applying for this scholarship (including their career plans), and family financial situation. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year.

3369 ■ NEWSPAPER ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA

Attn: ATHENA Awards
1921 Gallows Road, Suite 600
Vienna, VA 22182-3900
Tel: (703)902-1656
Fax: (703)902-1935
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.athenaawards.com
To recognize and reward outstanding creative advertisements in the newspaper industry.
Title of Award: Award To Honor Excellence in Newspaper Advertising (ATHENA) Area, Field, or Subject: Advertising Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 50 prizes were awarded, including 1 grand prize, 1 student prize, 9 gold awards, 13 silver awards, and 26 bronze awards (of which 7 were in the student division). Funds Available: The grand prize is $100,000; the student ad prize is $5,000. Gold, silver, and bronze medals are also awarded. Duration: The competition is held annually.
Eligibility Requirements: Entries must be published in a newspaper for the first time during the preceding calendar year. They may be submitted by agencies, clients, printing companies, and/or newspapers. Nominations may be made in any of 10 categories: automotive, beverage, business products and services, entertainment, financial, health care products and services, leisure and travel, media, public service, and student ads. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: This program was revived in 1997 after a prolonged hiatus.

3370 ■ RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

Attn: Scholarship Coordinator
One Union Station Providence, RI 02903
Tel: (401)274-4564
Fax: (401)331-8085
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.rifoundation.org
To provide financial assistance to residents of Rhode Island who are enrolled in college to prepare for a career in advertising.
Title of Award: J.D. Edsal Advertising Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Advertising; Broadcasting; Filmmaking; Graphic art and design; Marketing and distribution; Public relations; Radio and television Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 2 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,500. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of Rhode Island who are enrolled full time as undergraduates at the sophomore level or above. Applicants must be preparing for a career in advertising and majoring in a related field (e.g., broadcast production, graphic design, interactive film, marketing, public relations, television, or video). Along with their application, they must submit an essay (up to 300 words) on the impact they would like to have on the advertising industry. Financial need is also considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

3371 ■ RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

Attn: Scholarship Coordinator
One Union Station Providence, RI 02903
Tel: (401)274-4564
Fax: (401)331-8085
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.rifoundation.org
To provide financial assistance to Rhode Island students of color interested in preparing for a career in communications.
Title of Award: RDW Group, Inc. Minority Scholarship for Communications Area, Field, or Subject: Advertising; Art; Communications; Film-making; Graphic art and design Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to minority undergraduate and graduate students who are Rhode Island residents. Applicants must intend to major in communications (including computer graphics, art, cinematography, or other fields that would prepare them for a career in advertising). They must be able to demonstrate financial need and a commitment to a career in communications. Along with their application, they must submit an essay (up to 300 words) on the impact they would like to have on the communications field. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: This program is sponsored by the RDW Group, Inc.

3372 ■ RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

Attn: Scholarship Coordinator
One Union Station Providence, RI 02903
Tel: (401)274-4564
Fax: (401)331-8085
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.rifoundation.org
To provide financial assistance to Rhode Island undergraduates of color interested in preparing for a career in banking.
Title of Award: Raymond H. Trott Scholarship for Banking Area, Field, or Subject: Banking 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; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to minority residents of Rhode Island who are entering their senior year in college. Applicants must plan to prepare for a career in banking and be able to demonstrate financial need. Along with their application, they must submit an essay (up to 300 words) on the impact they would like to have on the banking industry. Deadline for Receipt: June of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 1980.

3373 ■ ROCKY MOUNTAIN COAL MINING INSTITUTE

Attn: Executive Director
8057 South Yukon Way Littleton, CO 80128-5510
Tel: (303)948-3300
Fax: (303)948-1132
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.rmcmi.org
To provide financial assistance to college students from Rocky Mountain states who are preparing for a career in the mining industry.
Title of Award: Rocky Mountain Coal Mining Institute Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Business; Engineering, Electrical; Engineering, Geological; Engineering, Mechanical; Engineering, Metallurgical; Engineering, Mining and Mineral; Environmental science; Geology; Metallurgy; Mining Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: 8 each year (1 from each of the participating states). Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000 per year. Funds are disbursed to the recipient's institution to be used as a tuition credit. during the junior, senior, and/or fifth year of undergraduate study. Duration: 2 years; renewable, if the recipient continues in school as a full-time student in good academic standing.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to full-time sophomores or juniors in college who are U.S. citizens and residents of Arizona, Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Texas, Utah, or Wyoming. Applicants must be working on a degree in engineering (e.g., electrical, environmental, geological, mechanical, metallurgical, mining) or in a mining-related field (e.g., geology, mineral processing, metallurgy). They may be attending school in 1 of those states or another school approved by the sponsor (e.g., University of Missouri at Rolla, South Dakota School of Mines). Preference is given to students who are particularly interested in western coal as a career. Interviews are required. Deadline for Receipt: January of each year.

3374 ■ SIGMA ALPHA IOTA PHILANTHROPIES, INC.

One Tunnel Road Asheville, NC 28805
Tel: (828)251-0606
Fax: (828)251-0644
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.sai-national.org/phil/philmustech.html
To provide financial assistance for college to members of Sigma Alpha Iota (an organization of women musicians).
Title of Award: Dorothy Cooke Whinery Music Business/Technology Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Business; Business administration; Management; Marketing and distribution; Music; Performing arts; Technology Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members of the organization entering their junior or senior year of college. Applicants must be working on a degree in the field of music business or music technology, including music marketing, music business administration, entertainment industry, commercial music, recording and production, music management, or other related fields. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Along with their application, they must submit a statement of purpose that includes their career goals. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 2003. There is a $25 nonrefundable application fee.

3375 ■ SOCIETY OF EXPLORATION GEOPHYSICISTS

Attn: SEG Foundation
8801 South Yale, Suite 500
P.O. Box 702740
Tulsa, OK 74170-2740
Tel: (918)497-5513
Fax: (918)497-5557
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://seg.org/business/foundation/scholarships/index.shtml
To provide financial assistance to undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in the field of applied geophysics related to mining or electrical methods.
Title of Award: G.W. Hohmann Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Business; Geophysics; Mining Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 2 each year: 1 for an undergraduate and 1 for a graduate student. Funds Available: The stipend is $3,000 per year for graduate students or $1,000 per year for undergraduates. Duration: 1 academic year; may be renewable, based on scholastic standing, availability of funds, and continuance of a course of study leading to a career in applied geophysics.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to 1) high school students planning to enter college in the fall, and 2) undergraduate or graduate students whose grades are above average. Applicants must intend to work on a degree directed toward a career in applied geophysics with an emphasis on mining or electrical methods. Along with their application, they must submit a 150-word essay on how they plan to use geophysics in their future. Financial need is not considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: January of each year.

3376 ■ SOCIETY FOR MINING, METALLURGY, AND EXPLORATION, INC.

Attn: Student Center
8307 Shaffer Parkway Littleton, CO 80127-4102
Tel: (303)973-9550
Free: 800-763-3132
Fax: (303)973-3845
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.smenet.org/education/students/sme_scholarships.cfm
To provide financial assistance to upper-division student members of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration (SME) who are majoring in fields that will develop their skills related to mining and the environment.
Title of Award: Environmental Division Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Economics; Engineering, Mining and Mineral; Environmental conservation; Environmental science; Geology; Metallurgy Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: A total of $2,000 is awarded each year. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must 1) be majoring in a field related to the minerals industry (e.g., geology, minerals engineering, mining engineering, or mineral economics) at a 4-year college or university, 2) have completed at least their sophomore year in college, 3) be a U.S. citizen, and 4) be a student member of the society. They must be of good character, be of sound health, have demonstrated scholastic aptitude (GPA of 3.0 or higher), and be able to demonstrate financial need. Candidates for these scholarships must be working on an undergraduate degree related to mining and the environment with a faculty advisor who has special interests in an environmentally-oriented program. Deadline for Receipt: October of each year.

3377 ■ SOCIETY FOR MINING, METALLURGY, AND EXPLORATION, INC.

Attn: Student Center
8307 Shaffer Parkway Littleton, CO 80127-4102
Tel: (303)973-9550
Free: 800-763-3132
Fax: (303)973-3845
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.smenet.org/education/students/sme_scholarships.cfm
To provide financial assistance to upper-division and graduate student members of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration (SME) who are majoring in fields that will prepare them for a career in industrial minerals.
Title of Award: Gerald V. Henderson Industrial Minerals Memorial Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Economics; Engineering, Mining and Mineral; Geology; Metallurgy Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College, Graduate Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: A total of $2,000 is awarded each year. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must 1) be majoring in a field related to the minerals industry (e.g., geology, minerals engineering, mining engineering, or mineral economics) at a 4-year college or university, 2) have completed at least their sophomore year in college, 3) be a U.S. citizen, and 4) be a student member of the society. They must be of good character, be of sound health, have demonstrated scholastic aptitude (GPA of 3.0 or higher), and be able to demonstrate financial need. Candidates for these scholarships may be proposed by any of the following: mining and minerals companies; local sections of the society; state mining institutes; high school principals; industrial minerals associations; manufacturers of mining and processing equipment; minerals research organizations; or geology and mining engineering departments at colleges or universities. An interview may be required. Deadline for Receipt: October of each year.

3378 ■ SOCIETY OF PETROLEUM ENGINEERS-ALASKA SECTION

c/o Lara D. Bennett ConocoPhillips Alaska, Inc.
P.O. Box 100360
Anchorage, AK 99510-0360
Tel: (907)265-6427
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://alaska.spe.org/section.cfm?id=17
To provide financial assistance to college students from Alaska who are majoring in engineering in college.
Title of Award: Alaska Section SPE Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Business; Energy-related areas; Engineering, Petroleum Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 8 each year. Funds Available: Stipends range from $1,500 to $2,500. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to students entering or attending an accredited university to work on an undergraduate degree in petroleum engineering, a related discipline, or a career in the petroleum exploration and production industry. Applicants must meet 1 of the following requirements: 1) graduating or graduated from a high school in Alaska; 2) currently enrolled in a college in Alaska; or 3) a dependent of a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Alaska Section. Along with their application, they must submit essay on their continuing goals in college, eventual career plans, and what role they think the petroleum industry will play in their personal life and the future of Alaska. Financial need is not considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: January of each year.

3379 ■ SOCIETY OF PETROLEUM ENGINEERS-POWDER RIVER BASIN SECTION

P.O. Box 3977
Gillette, WY 82717-3977
To provide financial assistance to Wyoming students interested in preparing for a career in the oil and gas industry.
Title of Award: Powder River Basin Section Annual Scholarship Awards Area, Field, or Subject: Business; Energy-related areas; Engineering, Petroleum Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 5 to 15 each year. Funds Available: Stipends range from $250 to $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Wyoming students preparing for a career in the oil and gas industry. Applicants should be majoring in engineering (especially petroleum engineering and petroleum technology), although some of the scholarships may go to non-engineering students. They must be enrolled full time as entering freshmen, sophomores, juniors, or seniors in a 4-year program or freshmen or sophomores in a 2-year program and have a GPA of 2.75 or higher. Along with their application, they must submit a letter that covers their academic qualifications, primary career interests, extracurricular activities, and names of 2 references. Financial need is not considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: Information is also available from Bob Christofferson, Citation Oil and Gas Corporation, 1016 East Lincoln, Gillette, WY 82716, (307) 682-4853, E-mail: [email protected]

3380 ■ SOCIETY OF PETROLEUM ENGINEERS-SALT LAKE PETROLEUM SECTION

c/o Roberto Suarez-Rivera
TerraTek
1935 South Fremont Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84104
Tel: (801)584-2432
Free: 800-372-2522
Fax: (801)584-2406
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://saltlake.spe.org
To provide financial assistance to engineering students in Utah who are preparing for a career in the petroleum industry.
Title of Award: Richard E. Wyman Scholarship Awards Area, Field, or Subject: Business; Energy-related areas; Engineering Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 2 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to students enrolled or planning to enroll at an accredited college or university in Utah in a program leading to a degree in engineering. Applicants must be interested in preparing for a career in the petroleum industry. College students must be recommended by a member of the faculty at their school. High school seniors must be recommended by a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE). Deadline for Receipt: February of each year.

3381 ■ 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.

3382 ■ SOUTH DAKOTA ASSOCIATION OF PLUMBING, HEATING, & COOLING CONTRACTORS

Attn: Educational Foundation
P.O. Box 336
Pierre, SD 57501
Tel: (605)224-2528
Free: 800-640-PHCC
Fax: (605)224-1543
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://sdaphcc.tripod.com
To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors and college freshmen in South Dakota who are preparing for a career in plumbing, heating and cooling, construction, or business management.
Title of Award: SDAPHCC Educational Foundation Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Business; Business administration; Construction; Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 2 each year: 1 at $1,000 and 1 at $500. Funds Available: Stipends are $1,000 or $500. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school seniors and college freshmen in South Dakota who are preparing for a career in plumbing, heating and cooling, construction, or business management. Applicants must be sponsored by a member of the South Dakota Association of Plumbing, Heating & Cooling Contractors (SDAPHCC). Deadline for Receipt: December of each year.

3383 ■ SOUTH DAKOTA BANKERS ASSOCIATION

Attn: Foundation
109 West Missouri Avenue P.O. Box 1081
Pierre, SD 57501-1081
Tel: (605)224-1653
Fax: (605)224-7835
Web Site: http://www.sdba.com/SDBA/Foundation/scholarships.htm
To provide financial assistance to students at South Dakota colleges or universities who are preparing for a career in banking or finance.
Title of Award: Herman Lerdal Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Banking; Business administration; Finance 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 juniors at colleges or universities in South Dakota who are working on a business-related degree in preparation for a career in banking or finance. Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Along with their application, they must submit a statement on their career interests, a description of their special talents and leadership abilities, a statement on obstacles they have overcome, and 3 letters of recommendation. Financial need is not considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year.

3384 ■ SWEDISH WOMEN'S EDUCATION ASSOCIATION INTERNATIONAL-SOUTH FLORIDA CHAPTER

c/o Yerti Nelson, Scholarship Committee
3759 Mykonos Court
Boca Raton, FL 33486
Tel: (561)997-2050
Fax: (561)997-8010
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.chapters-swea.org/florida
To provide financial assistance to Florida residents interested in studying in Sweden or an area related to Swedish studies.
Title of Award: South Florida SWEA Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Art; Art industries and trade; Crafts; Design; Environmental conservation; Environmental science; Foreign languages; General studies/Field of study not specified; Literature; Music; Swedish studies Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $3,000.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to all residents of Florida interested in participating in an exchange program in Sweden. Applicants may also propose to study in the United States, if the studies specifically emphasize Sweden and Swedish aspects, including 1) Swedish language; 2) Swedish culture or traditions; 3) environmental science; 4) a health care program promoting better health for women and children; or 5) handicraft, art, glass art, music, literature, or design. Study proposals must be well-defined in time and content. Along with their application, they must submit a transcript from college, university, or vocational school; curriculum vitae; project proposal, describing the planned studies, length of studies, and goals; financial statement; and letter of recommendation from an instructor. Deadline for Receipt: January of each year. Additional Information: Within 3 months after the end of studies or the project, the recipient must report to the scholarship committee or, if possible, accept an invitation to an organization meeting to share the experience.

3385 ■ TEXAS DECA

Attn: State Advisor
P.O. Box 13062
Austin, TX 78711-3062
Tel: (979)481-3370
Fax: (409)741-2248
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.texasdeca.org/scholarships.htm
To provide financial assistance for college to members of DECA whose teachers are members of Marketing Educators of Texas (MET).
Title of Award: Marketing Educators of Texas Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Marketing and distribution Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 2 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to seniors graduating from high schools in Texas who are members of DECA. Applicants must be participants in a marketing education program whose teacher or coordinator is a current MET member. They must be planning to attend a technical school, community college, or university in Texas to prepare for a career in marketing or a related field. Along with their application, they must submit a 200-word essay on the topic, "What Marketing Means to Me." Selection is based on the essay, DECA activities, community service, work and/or school activities and accomplishments, scholarship, neatness of their application form, and 2 letters of reference. Deadline for Receipt: December of each year. Additional Information: This program consists of the following named scholarships: the Ann Reed Memorial Scholarship and the Tom Ponder Memorial Scholarship. Information on this program is also available from Mary Ann Canell, 219 Blount Street, Nacogdoches, TX 75965.

3386 ■ HARRY S. TRUMAN SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION

Attn: Executive Secretary
712 Jackson Place, N.W.
Washington, DC 20006
Tel: (202)395-4831
Fax: (202)395-6995
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.truman.gov
To provide grants-for-service for graduate school to current college juniors who are interested in preparing for a career in public service.
Title of Award: Harry S. Truman Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: Agricultural sciences; Biological and clinical sciences; Economics; Education; Engineering; Environmental conservation; Environmental science; History; International affairs and relations; Law; Physical sciences; Political science; Public administration; Public health; Public service; Social sciences; Technology Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College, Graduate Number Awarded: 70 to 75 each year: a) 1 "state" scholarship is available to a qualified resident nominee in each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Islands (Guam, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands); and b) up to 25 at-large scholars. Funds Available: The program provides up to $30,000, including up to $15,000 for the first year of graduate study and up to $15,000 for the final year of graduate study. Duration: Support is provided for the first and last year of graduate study.
Eligibility Requirements: Students must be nominated to be considered for this program. Nominees must be full-time students with junior standing at a 4-year institution, committed to a career in government or public service, in the upper quarter of their class, and U.S. citizens or nationals. Each participating institution may nominate up to 4 candidates (and up to 3 additional students who completed their first 2 years at a community college); community colleges and other 2-year institutions may nominate former students who are enrolled as full-time students with junior-level academic standing at accredited 4-year institutions. Selection is based on extent and quality of community service and government involvement, academic performance, leadership record, suitability of the nominee's proposed program of study for a career in public service, and writing and analytical skills. Priority is given to candidates who plan to enroll in a graduate program that specifically trains them for a career in public service, including government at any level, uniformed services, public interest organizations, nongovernmental research and/or educational organizations, public and private schools, and public service oriented nonprofit organizations. The fields of study may include agriculture, biology, engineering, environmental management, physical and social sciences, and technology policy, as well as such traditional fields as economics, education, government, history, international relations, law, nonprofit management, political science, public administration, public health, and public policy. Interviews are required. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: Recipients may attend graduate school in the United States or in foreign countries. Scholars are required to work in public service for 3 of the 7 years following completion of a graduate degree program funded by this program. Scholars who do not meet this service requirement, or who fail to provide timely proof to the foundation of such employment, will be required to repay funds received, along with interest.

3387 ■ MORRIS K. UDALL FOUNDATION

130 South Scott Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701-1922
Tel: (520)670-5529
Fax: (520)670-5530
Web Site: http://www.udall.gov/scholarship
To provide financial assistance to 1) college sophomores and juniors who intend to prepare for a career in environmental public policy and 2) Native American and Alaska Native students who intend to prepare for a career in health care or tribal public policy.
Title of Award: Morris K. Udall Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject:

Business administration; Economics; Education; Environmental conservation; Environmental science; Health care services; Native American studies; Natural resources; Political science; Public administration; Public health; Urban affairs/design/planning Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Approximately 80 scholarships and 50 honorable mentions are awarded each year. Funds Available: The maximum stipend for scholarship winners is $5,000 per year. Funds are to be used for tuition, fees, books, and room and board. Honorable mention stipends are $350. Duration: 1 year; recipients nominated as sophomores may be renominated in their junior year.
Eligibility Requirements: Each 2-year and 4-year college and university in the United States and its possessions may nominate up to 6 sophomores or juniors from either or both categories of this program: 1) students who intend to prepare for a career in environmental public policy, and 2) Native American and Alaska Native students who intend to prepare for a career in health care or tribal public policy. For the first category, the program seeks future leaders across a wide spectrum of environmental fields, such as policy, engineering, science, education, urban planning and renewal, business, health, justice, and economics. For the second category, the program seeks future Native American and Alaska Native leaders in public and community health care, tribal government, and public policy affecting Native American communities, including land and resource management, economic development, and education. Nominees must be U.S. citizens, nationals, or permanent residents with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Along with their application, they must submit an 800-word essay discussing a significant public speech, legislative act, or public policy statement by former Congressman Morris K. Udall and its impact on their field of study, interests, and career goals. Selection is based on demonstrated commitment to 1) environmental issues through substantial commitment to and participation in 1 or more of the following: campus activities, research, community service, or public service; or 2) tribal public policy or Native American health through substantial contributions to and participation in 1 or more of the following: campus activities, tribal involvement, community or public service, or research; a course of study and proposed career likely to lead to position where nominee can make significant contributions to the shaping of environmental, tribal public policy, or Native American health care issues, whether through scientific advances, public or political service, or community action; and leadership, character, desire to make a difference, and general well-roundedness. Deadline for Receipt: Faculty representatives must submit their nominations by early March of each year.

3388 ■ VERMONT STUDENT ASSISTANCE CORPORATION

Champlain Mill
Attn: Scholarship Programs
P.O. Box 2000
Winooski, VT 05404-2601
Tel: (802)654-3798; 888-253-4819
Fax: (802)654-3765
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.vsac.org
To provide financial assistance to residents of Vermont who are interested in majoring in arts or crafts in college.
Title of Award: Vermont Hand Crafters Artisanship Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Art industries and trade; Crafts; Visual arts Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 5 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: Stipends range from $500 to $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This scholarship is available to high school seniors, high school graduates, and currently-enrolled college students in Vermont who are enrolled or planning to enroll at least half time in a postsecondary degree program in the visual arts (particularly arts and crafts). Applicants must have been residents of Vermont for at least 2 years. Selection is based on financial need, academic achievement, a portfolio, a letter of recommendation, required essays, and a personal interview (if necessary). Deadline for Receipt: June of each year.

3389 ■ VERMONT STUDENT ASSISTANCE CORPORATION

Champlain Mill
Attn: Scholarship Programs
P.O. Box 2000
Winooski, VT 05404-2601
Tel: (802)654-3798; 888-253-4819
Fax: (802)654-3765
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.vsac.org
To provide financial assistance to residents of Vermont and New Hampshire who are interested in working on a degree in direct marketing.
Title of Award: Vermont/New Hampshire Direct Marketing Group Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Marketing and distribution Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: The maximum stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year; recipients may reapply.
Eligibility Requirements: This scholarship is available to high school seniors, high school graduates, and currently-enrolled college students in New Hampshire and Vermont. Applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll in an education or training program in a field related to direct marketing. Selection is based on academic achievement, financial need, a letter of recommendation, and required essays. Deadline for Receipt: June of each year.

3390 ■ WISCONSIN FOUNDATION FOR INDEPENDENT COLLEGES, INC.

Attn: College-to-Work Program
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/work.html
To provide financial assistance and work experience to students at member institutions of the Wisconsin Foundation for Independent Colleges (WFIC) who are interested in preparing for a career in a field related to Alzheimer's Disease.
Title of Award: Alzheimer's Support Center College-to-Work Program Area, Field, or Subject: Alzheimer's disease; Business administration; Computer and information sciences; Marketing and distribution; Psychology; Sociology Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipends are $3,500 for the scholarship and $1,500 for the internship. Duration: 1 year for the scholarship; 10 weeks during the summer for the internship.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to full-time sophomores, juniors, and seniors at WFIC member colleges and universities. Applicants should be majoring in psychology, sociology, business, marketing, or computers. They must be interested in an internship at the Alzheimer's Support Center in Janesville, Wisconsin. Along with their application, they must submit a 1-page essay that includes why they are applying for the internship, why they have selected their major and what interests them about it, why they are attending their chosen college or university, and their future career objectives. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. 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 sponsored by the Alzheimer's Support Center of Janesville.

3391 ■ WISCONSIN FOUNDATION FOR INDEPENDENT COLLEGES, INC.

Attn: College-to-Work Program
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/work.html
To provide financial assistance and work experience to students majoring in fields related to business at member institutions of the Wisconsin Foundation for Independent Colleges (WFIC).
Title of Award: Appleton College-to-Work Program Area, Field, or Subject: Accounting; Business administration; Communications; Finance; Marketing and distribution; Personnel administration/human resources Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: 2 each year. Funds Available: The stipends are $3,500 for the scholarship and $1,500 for the internship. Duration: 1 year for the scholarship; 10 weeks for the internship.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to full-time juniors and seniors at WFIC member colleges or universities. Minority students are encouraged to apply. Applicants must be preparing for a career in accounting, business, communications, finance, human resources, or marketing. They must be interested in a summer internship at Appleton (formerly Appleton Papers). Along with their application, they must submit a 1-page essay that includes why they are applying for the internship, why they have selected their major and what interests them about it, why they are attending their chosen college or university, and their future career objectives. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. 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 sponsored by Appleton. The WFIC's College to Work Program includes a number of other financial assistance and work experience programs for eligible students majoring in fields related to business, including the Banta College-to-Work Program (also for engineering students), Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wisconsin College-to-Work Program, Johnson Financial Group College-to-Work Program, JohnsonDiversey College-to-Work Program, Johnsonville Sausage College-to-Work Program, M3 College-to-Work Program, Marsh College-to-Work Program, Modine Manufacturing College-to-Work Program, Opportunities, Inc. College-to-Work Program, Rock County Habitat for Humanity College-to-Work Program, Wausau Benefits College-to-Work Scholarship, and West Bend Mutual College-to-Work Scholarship.

3392 ■ WISCONSIN FOUNDATION FOR INDEPENDENT COLLEGES, INC.

Attn: College-to-Work Program
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/work.html
To provide financial assistance and work experience to students majoring in fields related to technology at member institutions of the Wisconsin Foundation for Independent Colleges (WFIC).
Title of Award: Jefferson County Literacy Council College-to-Work Program Area, Field, or Subject: Computer and information sciences; Education; General studies/Field of study not specified; Internet design and development; Marketing and distribution Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipends are $3,500 for the scholarship and $1,500 for the internship. Duration: 1 year for the scholarship; 10 weeks during the summer for the internship.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to full-time sophomores, juniors, and seniors at WFIC member colleges and universities. Applicants may be studying any field, but preference is given to majors in computer technology, education, marketing, sales, or website design. They must be interested in an internship at the Jefferson County Literacy Council in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin. Along with their application, they must submit a 1-page essay that includes why they are applying for the internship, why they have selected their major and what interests them about it, why they are attending their chosen college or university, and their future career objectives. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. 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 sponsored by the Jefferson County Literacy Council.

3393 ■ WISCONSIN FOUNDATION FOR INDEPENDENT COLLEGES, INC.

Attn: College-to-Work Program
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/work.html
To provide financial assistance and work experience to minority students majoring in fields related to the fashion industry at member institutions of the Wisconsin Foundation for Independent Colleges (WFIC).
Title of Award: Jockey International College-to-Work Program Area, Field, or Subject: Art; Computer and information sciences; Fashion design; Finance; Graphic art and design; Marketing and distribution Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,500 for the scholarship; the internship is paid hourly. Duration: 1 year for the scholarship; 10 weeks for the internship.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to minority students who are full-time juniors and seniors at WFIC member colleges or universities. Applicants may be majoring in any liberal arts field, but they must be preparing for or considering a career in art, computer science/MIS, fashion design, fashion merchandising, finance, graphic design, human resources, international business, or marketing. They must be interested in an internship at Jockey International in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Along with their application, they must submit a 1-page essay that includes why they are applying for the internship, why they have selected their major and what interests them about it, why they are attending their chosen college or university, and their future career objectives. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. 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 sponsored by Jockey International, Inc.

3394 ■ 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.

3395 ■ WOMEN'S JEWELRY ASSOCIATION

Attn: Scholarship Committee
373 B Route 46 West, Building E, Suite 215
Fairfield, NJ 07004
Tel: (973)575-7190
Fax: (973)575-1445
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.womensjewelry.org/scholarships.html
To provide financial assistance for college to women who are interested in careers in jewelry.
Title of Award: Women's Jewelry Association Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Business administration; Crafts; Finance; Marketing and distribution; Metallurgy Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Recently, 12 of these scholarships were awarded: 1 at $5,000, 2 at $3,000, 1 at $2,500, 1 at $1,500 and 7 at $1,000. Funds Available: Stipends range from $500 to $5,000 per year. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: Women who are enrolled in a jewelry-related curriculum at an institution of higher learning located anywhere in the United States are eligible to apply. Eligible fields of study range from design to gemological analysis and include metalsmithing, finance, business, and marketing. Applicants must submit 2 letters of recommendation, a short essay explaining why they wish to prepare for a career in jewelry/toolmaking and their aspirations for the future, 3 slides showing examples of their work, and a list of 3 courses related to jewelry that have been most important to them. Financial need is considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: This program includes the June Herman Scholarship of $5,000, awarded for the first time in 2001.

3396 ■ WORLDSTUDIO FOUNDATION

200 Varick Street, Suite 507
New York, NY 10014
Tel: (212)366-1317
Fax: (212)807-0024
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.worldstudio.org/schol/index.html
To provide financial support for college or graduate school to art students of Native American heritage.
Title of Award: Worldstudio Foundation Indigenous Peoples Award Area, Field, or Subject: Art; Art industries and trade; Crafts; Native American studies Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: The stipend ranges from $1,000 to $2,000. Duration: 1 academic year. Recipients may reapply.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to art students affiliated with Native American, Alaska Native/Inuit, or other indigenous tribes of the Americas. Applicants must be interested in maintaining traditional art, designs, or crafts. They must be undergraduate or graduate students at an accredited college or university in the United States with a GPA of 2.0 or higher. Selection is based on the quality of submitted work, a written statement of purpose, financial need, and academic record. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year.

3397 ■ WORLDSTUDIO FOUNDATION

200 Varick Street, Suite 507
New York, NY 10014
Tel: (212)366-1317
Fax: (212)807-0024
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.worldstudio.org/schol/index.html
To provide financial assistance to undergraduate and graduate students, especially minorities, who wish to study fine or commercial arts, design, or architecture.
Title of Award: Worldstudio Foundation Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Advertising; Architecture; Art; Art industries and trade; Crafts; Design; Fashion design; Filmmaking; Graphic art and design; Interior design; Landscape architecture and design; Photography; Urban affairs/design/planning Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 24 scholarships and 7 honorable mentions were awarded. Funds Available: Basic scholarships range from $1,000 to $2,000, but awards between $3,000 and $5,000 are also presented at the discretion of the jury. Honorable mentions are $100. Funds are paid directly to the recipient's school. Duration: 1 academic year. Recipients may reapply.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to undergraduate and graduate students who are currently enrolled or planning to enroll at an accredited college or university and major in 1 of the following areas: advertising (art direction only), architecture, crafts, environmental graphics, fashion design, film/video (direction or cinematography only), film/theater design (including set, lighting, and costume design), fine arts, furniture design, graphic design, industrial/product design, interior design, landscape architecture, new media, photography, surface/textile design, or urban planning. Although not required, minority status is a significant factor in the selection process. International students may apply if they are enrolled at a U.S. college or university. Applicants must have a GPA of 2.0 or higher. Along with their application, they must submit a 600-word statement of purpose that includes a brief autobiography, an explanation of how their experiences have influenced their creative work and/or their career plans, and how they see themselves contributing to the community at large in the future. Selection is based on that statement, the quality of submitted work, financial need, minority status, and academic record. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: The foundation encourages the scholarship recipients to focus on ways that their work can address issues of social and environmental responsibility. This program includes the following named awards: the Sherry and Gary Baker Award, the Bobolink Foundation Award, the Bombay Sapphire Awards, the Richard and Jean Coyne Family Foundation Awards, the David A. Dechman Foundation Awards, the Philip and Edina Jennison Award, the Kraus Family Foundation Awards, the Dena McKelvey Award. the New York Design Center Award, the Rudin Foundation Awards, the Starr Foundation Awards, and the John F. Wright III Award.

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