Financial Aid for General Area Studies

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GENERAL

1947
ACL/NJCL NATIONAL LATIN EXAM

Mary Washington College
1301 College Ave.
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Tel: 888-378-7721; Fax: (540)654-1567; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.nle.org

Applications for the $1000 scholarships are mailed to gold medal winners in Latin III-IV Prose, III-IV Poetry, or Latin V-VI who are high school seniors. Applicants must agree to take at least one year of Latin or classical Greek in college.

Title of Award:
National Latin Exam Scholarship

Area, Field, or Subject:
Foreign Language

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Two Year College, Four Year College, University

Number and Amount Awarded Last Calendar Year:
43 scholarship(s), totaling $43,000.

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 20. Minimum award amount: $1000.

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicant must be: full-time student. High school students considered. Award available to U.S. citizens.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; transcript; test scores; essay; entry in a contest; application fee.

Deadline for Receipt:
1/10.

Apply to:
Jane H. Hall, Chair, 888-378-7721, [email protected]

1948
AMERICAN CLASSICAL LEAGUE/NATIONAL JUNIOR CLASSICAL LEAGUE

Miami University
422 Wells Mill Dr.
Oxford, OH 45056
Tel: (513)529-7741; Fax: (513)529-7742; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.aclclassics.org

This one-time award is available to graduating high school seniors who are members of the Junior Classical League. Preference is given to students who plan to major in the classics.

Title of Award:
National Junior Classical League Scholarship

Area, Field, or Subject:
Foreign Language; Humanities

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Two Year College, Four Year College, University

Number and Amount Awarded Last Calendar Year:
7 scholarship(s), totaling $7,500.

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 7. Minimum award amount: $1000. Maximum award amount: $1500.

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicant must be: age 20 or younger. High school students considered.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; transcript; essay; reference(s).

Deadline for Receipt:
5/1.

Apply to:
Geri Dutra, Administrator, 513-529-7741, [email protected]

1949
AMERICAN PHILOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION

Department of Classical Studies, Loyola University
Box 113 6363 Saint Charles Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70118
Tel: (215)898-4975; Fax: (215)573-7874; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.apaclassics.org

The award supports summer study in the United States, or in Europe, intended to better prepare the recipient for graduate work in classical studies. Please refer to Web site for ethnic heritage specifications and further details: http://www.apaclassics.org

Title of Award:
Minority Student Summer Scholarship

Area, Field, or Subject:
Arts; History; Humanities; Foreign Language

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
College

Number and Amount Awarded Last Calendar Year:
1 scholarship(s), totaling $3,000.

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 1. Minimum award amount: $3000.

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicant must be: full-time student. High school students not considered. Award available to U.S. citizens. Award available to persons of the following ethnic groups: African, Latin American/Caribbean, Chinese, Vietnamese, Mexican. Award available to the following races: Native American/Eskimo; Asian; African American; Hispanic.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; transcript; financial need analysis; essay; reference(s).

Deadline for Receipt:
2/15.

Apply to:
Adam Blistein, Executive Director, 215-898-4975, [email protected]

1950
ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION

114 East Capitol
Little Rock, AR 72201-3818
Tel: (501)371-2050; Fax: (501)371-2001; Web Site: http://www.arscholarships.com

Must be Arkansas resident enrolled full-time in approved Arkansas institution. Renewable award for students majoring in secondary math, chemistry, physics, biology, physical science, general science, special education, or foreign language. Must teach in Arkansas at least five years. Must rank in upper half of class or have a minimum 2.5 GPA.

Title of Award:
Emergency Secondary Education Loan Program

Area, Field, or Subject:
Education; Physical Sciences and Math; Biology; Foreign Language; Special Education

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Two Year College, Four Year College, University

Number and Amount Awarded Last Calendar Year:
45 loan(s), totaling $111,250.

Funds Available:
Maximum no. of awards: 50. Maximum award amount: $2500.

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicant must be: full-time student. High school students not considered. Award available to U.S. citizens.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; transcript.

Deadline for Receipt:
4/1.

Apply to:
Scholarship Contact Person, 501-371-2050.

1951
ARRL FOUNDATION, INC.

225 Main St.
Newington, CT 06111-4845
Web Site: http://www.arrl.org/arrlf/scholgen.html

One $1000 award available to students with a Technician Class license for radio operation. Must be pursuing a baccalaureate or higher degree in international studies at any accredited institution above the high school level. Must be an ARRL member.

Title of Award:
Donald Riebhoff Memorial Scholarship

Area, Field, or Subject:
International Studies

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Four Year College, University

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 1. Minimum award amount: $1000.

Eligibility Requirements:
High school students not considered.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; transcript.

Deadline for Receipt:
2/1.

Apply to:
Mary Lau, Scholarship Director.

1952
ASSOCIATION FOR IRON AND STEEL TECHNOLOGY

186 Thorn Hill Rd.
Warrendale, PA 15086-7528
Tel: (724)776-6040; Fax: (724)776-0430; Web Site: http://www.iss.org

Scholarship of $1000 per year for up to four years provided that applicant continues to meet requirements. Applicant must be a dependent of Ohio Valley Chapter member, or Student or Young Professional member. Applicant also must attend or plan to attend an accredited school full-time. Application deadline is January 31 of high school senior year, or of freshman fall semester.

Title of Award:
Association for Iron and Steel Technology Ohio Valley Chapter Scholarship

Area, Field, or Subject:
Engineering/Technology; Electrical Engineering/Electronics; Engineering-Related Technologies; Earth Science; Environmental Science; Biology; Computer Science/Data Processing; Geography; Materials Science, Engineering, and Metallurgy; Physical Sciences and Math

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Four Year College, University

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 2. Minimum award amount: $4000.

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicant must be: full-time student. High school students not considered. Award available to U.S. citizens.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; transcript; essay; reference(s); resume; personal statement.

Deadline for Receipt:
1/31.

Apply to:
Program Coordinator, 724-776-6040 ext. 621.

1953
ASSOCIATION OF TEACHERS OF JAPANESE BRIDGING CLEARINGHOUSE FOR STUDY ABROAD IN JAPAN

279 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309-0279
Tel: (303)492-5487; Fax: (303)492-5856; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.colorado.edu/ealld/atj/Bridging/scholarships.html

Scholarships for U.S. students studying in Japan on semester or year-long programs. Deadlines are April 5 and October 5.

Title of Award:
Bridging Scholarships

Area, Field, or Subject:
Foreign Language

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Two Year College, Four Year College, University

Number and Amount Awarded Last Calendar Year:
110 scholarship(s), totaling $350,000.

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 40. Maximum no. of awards: 80. Minimum award amount: $2500. Maximum award amount: $4000.

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicant must be: full-time student. High school students not considered. Award available to U.S. citizens.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; transcript; essay; reference(s).

Apply to:
Susan Schmidt, Executive Director, 303-492-5487, [email protected]

1954
CANADIAN INSTITUTE OF UKRAINIAN STUDIES

University of Alberta
450 Athabasca Hall
Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2E8
Tel: (780)492-2972; Fax: (780)492-4967; Web Site: http://www.ualberta.ca/cius/

One-time award for Canadian citizen or landed immigrant to enter their final year of undergraduate study in pursuit of a degree with emphasis on Ukrainian and/or Ukrainian-Canadian studies in the disciplines of education, history, humanities, or social sciences. To be used at any Canadian university for an eight-month period of study. Award is in Canadian dollars.

Title of Award:
Leo J. Krysa Undergraduate Scholarship

Area, Field, or Subject:
Education; History; Humanities; Social Sciences; Area/Ethnic Studies

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
University

Number and Amount Awarded Last Calendar Year:
1 scholarship(s).

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 1. Maximum award amount: $2600.

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicant must be: full-time student. High school students not considered. Award available to Canadian citizens.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; transcript; reference(s).

Deadline for Receipt:
3/1.

Apply to:
Scholarship Contact Person, 780-492-2972.

1955
CANADIAN RECREATIONAL CANOEING ASSOCIATION

446 Main St. West, PO Box 398
Merrickville, ON, Canada K0G 1N0
Tel: (613)269-2910; Fax: (613)269-2908; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.paddlingcanada.com

One-time award for Canadian citizens attending a Canadian college or university. Applicant must at least be a sophomore majoring in an outdoor recreation or environmental studies program. An academic standing of B+ (75%) is required. Applicant must be planning a career in this field. Must also provide history of past involvement and leadership as it pertains to major and career goals. Background in canoeing and kayaking is considered an asset. Application deadline is September 30.

Title of Award:
Bill Mason Memorial Scholarship Fund

Area, Field, or Subject:
Travel/Tourism; Natural Sciences; Earth Science; Marine Biology; Natural Resources; Oceanography; Recreation, Parks, Leisure Studies; Geography; Agriculture ; Anthropology; Environmental Science

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Two Year College, Four Year College, University

Number and Amount Awarded Last Calendar Year:
1 scholarship(s), totaling $743.

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 1. Maximum no. of awards: 2. Minimum award amount: $743.

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicant must be: full-time student. High school students not considered. Award available to Canadian citizens.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; transcript; financial need analysis; essay; birth certificate, cover letter.

Deadline for Receipt:
9/30.

Apply to:
Sue J. Hopson, Administrative Assistant, 613-269-2910, [email protected]

1956
CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY

Recruitment Center
L 100 LF7
Washington, DC 20505
Web Site: http://www.cia.gov

Highly competitive, need and merit-based award for students with minimum 3.0 GPA, who are interested in working for the Central Intelligence Agency upon graduation. Renewable for four years of undergraduate study. After graduation, must work 3 to 6 years, based on years of sponsorship. Deadlines are August 2 and November 1. Information at Web site http://www.cia.gov. Must apply in senior year of high school or sophomore year in college.

Title of Award:
Central Intelligence Agency Undergraduate Scholarship Program

Area, Field, or Subject:
Accounting; Business/Consumer Services; Computer Science/Data Processing; Economics; Electrical Engineering/Electronics; Foreign Language; Graphics/Graphic Arts/Printing; Geography; International Studies; Political Science; Surveying; Surveying Technology, Cartography, or Geographic Information Science

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Four Year College, University

Funds Available:
Maximum award amount: $18000.

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicant must be: full-time student. High school students not considered. Award available to U.S. citizens.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; transcript; test scores; financial need analysis; reference(s); resume.

Apply to:
Scholarship Information.

1957
CIRI FOUNDATION

2600 Cordova St., Ste. 206
Anchorage, AK 99503
Tel: (907)263-5582; Fax: (907)263-5588; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.ciri.com/tcf

Preference given to students enrolled in Alaska Native studies. Applicant must be Alaska Native student. For details see Web site: http://www.ciri.com/tcf.

Title of Award:
Peter Kalifornsky Memorial Endowment Scholarship Fund

Area, Field, or Subject:
Area/Ethnic Studies

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Two Year College, Four Year College, University

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicant must be: full-time student. High school students not considered.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; transcript; essay; reference(s); proof of eligibility, birth certificate or adoption decree.

Deadline for Receipt:
6/1.

Apply to:
Scholarship Contact Person, 907-263-5582, [email protected]

1958
CLAN MACBEAN FOUNDATION

441 Wadsworth Blvd., Ste. 213
Denver, CO 80226
Tel: (303)233-6002; Fax: (303)233-6002; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.clanmacbean.net

Open to men and women of any race, color, creed or nationality. Grant is for course of study or project which reflects direct involvement in the preservation or enhancement of Scottish culture, or an effort that would contribute directly to the improvement of the human family. Applications may be obtained from the foundation. Deadline: May 1.

Title of Award:
Clan MacBean Foundation Grant Program

Area, Field, or Subject:
Area/Ethnic Studies; Child and Family Studies

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Two Year College, Four Year College, University

Number and Amount Awarded Last Calendar Year:
3 grant(s), totaling $9,000.

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 3. Maximum no. of awards: 5. Maximum award amount: $3000.

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicant must be: full-time student. High school students not considered. Award available to U.S. citizens.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; transcript; reference(s).

Deadline for Receipt:
5/1.

Apply to:
Raymond L. Heckethorn, Treasurer, 303-233-6002, [email protected]

1959
COMMUNITY FOUNDATION FOR PALM BEACH AND MARTIN COUNTIES, INC.

700 South Dixie Hwy.
Ste. 200
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Web Site: http://www.yourcommunityfoundation.org

African-American student, high achiever in French or Spanish as a second language. College applicant with goal of pursuing a major or minor in French or Spanish language or culture. Martin and Palm Beach County residents only.

Title of Award:
Stephen Madry Peck, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

Area, Field, or Subject:
Foreign Language

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Four Year College, University

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 1. Minimum award amount: $750. Maximum award amount: $2500.

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicant must be: full-time student. High school students considered. Award available to U.S. citizens. Award available to the following races: African American.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; financial need analysis.

Deadline for Receipt:
3/1.

Apply to:
Carolyn Jenco, Grants Manager/Scholarship Coordinator.

1960
COSTUME SOCIETY OF AMERICA

PO Box 73
Earleville, MD 21919-0073
Tel: (410)275-1619; Fax: (410)275-8936; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.costumesocietyamerica.com

One-time award for members of Costume Society of America with research projects in the field of North American costume which are part of the degree requirement. Must be enrolled at an accredited institution. Submit faculty recommendation. Merit-based award of up to $3000.

Title of Award:
Stella Blum Research Grant

Area, Field, or Subject:
Area/Ethnic Studies; Home Economics; Museum Studies; Historic Preservation and Conservation; History; Performing Arts; Art History; Arts

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Two Year College, Four Year College, Vocational/Occupational, University

Number and Amount Awarded Last Calendar Year:
1 grant(s), totaling $3,000.

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 1. Maximum award amount: $3000.

Eligibility Requirements:
High school students not considered. Award available to U.S. citizens.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; transcript; essay; reference(s); proposal, if necessary: permission letter from research site, budget.

Deadline for Receipt:
5/1.

Apply to:
Ms. Kaye K. Boyer, Manager, 410-275-1619, [email protected]

1961
COSTUME SOCIETY OF AMERICA

PO Box 73
Earleville, MD 21919-0073
Tel: (410)275-1619; Fax: (410)275-8936; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.costumesocietyamerica.com

One-time award for Costume Society of America members currently enrolled as students to assist their travel to Costume Society of America national symposium to present either a juried paper or a poster.

Title of Award:
Adele Filene Travel Award

Area, Field, or Subject:
Area/Ethnic Studies; Home Economics; Museum Studies; Historic Preservation and Conservation; History; Performing Arts; Art History; Arts

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Two Year College, Four Year College, Vocational/Occupational, University

Number and Amount Awarded Last Calendar Year:
3 prize(s), totaling $1,500.

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 1. Maximum no. of awards: 4. Minimum award amount: $150. Maximum award amount: $500.

Eligibility Requirements:
High school students not considered. Award available to U.S. citizens.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; reference(s).

Deadline for Receipt:
3/1.

Apply to:
Ms. Kaye K. Boyer, Manager, 410-275-1619, [email protected]

1962
CULTURE CONNECTION

8888 Keystone Crossing
Ste. 1300
Indianapolis, IN 46240
Tel: (317)547-7055; Fax: (317)547-7083; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.thecultureconnection.com

Scholarships available for students in single parent families. May be used for undergraduate or graduate study. Those interested in foreign languages, culture, and ethnic studies are encouraged to apply. Application deadline is August 1.

Title of Award:
Culture Connection Foundation Scholarship

Area, Field, or Subject:
African Studies; Anthropology; Area/Ethnic Studies; Education; Foreign Language; International Studies; Art History; Asian Studies; European Studies; Law/Legal Services

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Two Year College, Four Year College, Vocational/Occupational, University

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 1000. Minimum award amount: $4700.

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicant must be: single. High school students not considered. Award available to U.S. citizens.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; transcript; test scores; interview; financial need analysis; essay; reference(s); self-addressed stamped envelope; birth certificate, divorce decree.

Deadline for Receipt:
8/1.

Apply to:
Anna Leis, National Program Director, 317-547-7055, [email protected]

1963
GREAT LAKES COMMISSION

2805 South Industrial Hwy., Ste. 100
Ann Arbor, MI 48104-6791
Tel: (734)971-9135; Fax: (734)971-9150; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.glc.org

One-time award to full-time students at a college or university in the Great Lake States (IL, IN, MI, MN, NY, OH, PA, WI) or Canadian provinces of Ontario or Quebec. Must have a demonstrated interest in the environmental or economic applications of electronic communications technology, exhibit academic excellence, and have a sincere appreciation for the Great Lakes and their protection.

Title of Award:
Carol A. Ratza Memorial Scholarship

Area, Field, or Subject:
Communications; Computer Science/Data Processing; Foreign Language; Graphics/Graphic Arts/Printing; Journalism; Photojournalism/Photography; Science, Technology, and Society; TV/Radio Broadcasting; Biology; Natural Resources; Natural Sciences

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Two Year College, Four Year College, Vocational/Occupational, University

Number and Amount Awarded Last Calendar Year:
1 scholarship(s), totaling $500.

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 1. Minimum award amount: $500.

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicant must be: full-time student. High school students not considered. Award available to U.S. citizens.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; transcript; essay; reference(s); resume; letter of intent.

Deadline for Receipt:
3/31.

Apply to:
Michael J. Donahue, President/CEO, 734-971-9135, [email protected]

1964
GREATER KANAWHA VALLEY FOUNDATION

PO Box 3041
Charleston, WV 25331
Tel: (304)346-3620; Fax: (304)346-3640; Web Site: http://www.tgkvf.org

Renewable award for students seeking education at a college or university in the field of communications and related areas. Must be a West Virginia resident and maintain at least a 2.5 GPA. Open to employees and family members of station employees that are members of the West Virginia Broadcasters Association. May apply for two Foundation scholarships but will only be chosen for one.

Title of Award:
West Virginia Broadcasters Association Fund

Area, Field, or Subject:
Communications; TV/Radio Broadcasting; Trade/Technical Specialties; Foreign Language

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Two Year College, Four Year College, University

Number and Amount Awarded Last Calendar Year:
5 scholarship(s), totaling $5,000.

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 7. Minimum award amount: $1000.

Eligibility Requirements:
High school students not considered. Award available to U.S. citizens. Award available to employees or relatives of employees within the following industries: designated career field.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; transcript; test scores; financial need analysis; essay; reference(s); self-addressed stamped envelope.

Deadline for Receipt:
2/17.

Apply to:
Susan Hoover, Scholarship Coordinator, 304-346-3620.

1965
INNOVATION AND SCIENCE COUNCIL OF BRITISH COLUMBIA

Ste. 1048
4720 Kingsway
Burnaby, BC, Canada V5H 4N2
Tel: (604)438-2752; Fax: (604)438-6564; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.scbc.org

CAN$20,000 award to a new recipient each year. Student must be enrolled in the sciences and have graduated high school in the Kootenay/Boundary region of British Columbia. Student must be entering 3rd year of studies at a BC or AB postsecondary institution. Available to Canadian citizens and landed immigrants.

Title of Award:
Paul and Helen Trussel Science and Technology Scholarship

Area, Field, or Subject:
Applied Sciences; Biology; Chemical Engineering; Computer Science/Data Processing; Earth Science; Geography; Meteorology/Atmospheric Science; Natural Resources; Natural Sciences; Nuclear Science; Physical Sciences and Math; Science, Technology, and Society

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Four Year College, University

Number and Amount Awarded Last Calendar Year:
2 scholarship(s), totaling $29,712.

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 1. Minimum award amount: $14856.

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicant must be: full-time student. High school students not considered. Award available to U.S., Canadian citizens.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; transcript; autobiography; reference(s); proof of citizenship.

Deadline for Receipt:
5/31.

Apply to:
Dawn Wood, Assistant Programs Coordinator, 604-438-2752 ext. 269, [email protected]

1966
INSTITUTE OF CHINA STUDIES

2549 West Golf Rd., Ste. 185
Hoffman Estates, IL 60194-1165
Tel: (847)677-0982

Renewable award for minority students already in college. Must major in China studies including Mandarin, history or other related studies. Minimum 3.0 GPA required. Students who have completed 30 hours and 15 hours of studies are eligible for $1000 award and $500 award, respectively.

Title of Award:
Institute of Chinese Studies Awards

Area, Field, or Subject:
Area/Ethnic Studies

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Four Year College, University

Number and Amount Awarded Last Calendar Year:
10 scholarship(s), totaling $10,000.

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 10. Maximum award amount: $1000.

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicant must be: full-time student. High school students not considered. Award available to U.S. citizens. Award available to the following races: Native American/Eskimo; Asian; African American; Hispanic.

Application Requirements:
Required: transcript; photograph; birth certificate.

Apply to:
Dr. Harry Kiang, President, 847-677-0982.

1967
IRISH-AMERICAN CULTURAL INSTITUTE

1 Lackawanna Place
Morristown, NJ 07960
Tel: (973)605-1991; Fax: (973)605-8875; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.iaci-usa.org

One-time award for research which has an Irish-American theme in any discipline of humanities and social science. Primary research preferred, but will fund such projects as museum exhibits, curriculum development, and the compilation of bibliographies. Submit proposal.

Title of Award:
Irish Research Funds

Area, Field, or Subject:
Humanities; Social Sciences; Area/Ethnic Studies

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
College

Number and Amount Awarded Last Calendar Year:
9 grant(s), totaling $24,000.

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 1. Maximum no. of awards: 10. Minimum award amount: $1000. Maximum award amount: $5000.

Eligibility Requirements:
High school students not considered. Award available to U.S. citizens.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; reference(s); resume.

Deadline for Receipt:
10/1.

Apply to:
Irish Research Funds Coordinator, 973-605-1991, [email protected]

1968
JAPAN STUDIES SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION COMMITTEE

c/o Japan Information Center
50 Freemont St., Ste. 2200
San Francisco, CA 94105
Tel: (415)356-2461; E-mail: [email protected]

Two $1500 awards for residents of Northern or Central California and Nevada who are currently enrolled sophomore, junior or senior students studying or researching Japanese culture, language, or Japan-U.S. relations. Must attend an award ceremony in August.

Title of Award:
Japan Studies Scholarship

Area, Field, or Subject:
Foreign Language; Social Sciences; International Studies

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Four Year College, University

Number and Amount Awarded Last Calendar Year:
2 scholarship(s), totaling $2,000.

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 2. Minimum award amount: $1500.

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicant must be: full-time student. High school students not considered. Award available to U.S. citizens.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; transcript.

Deadline for Receipt:
5/7.

Apply to:
Ms. Takahashi, Senior Education Coordinator, 415-356-2461, [email protected]

1969
JAPANESE GOVERNMENT/THE MONBUSHO SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

350 South Grand Ave., Ste. 1700
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Web Site: http://www.pk.emb-japan.go.jp/EDUCATION/Undergrad.htm

One-time award open to university-enrolled students ages 18 through 29. (university must be outside Japan). One-year course designed to develop Japanese language aptitude and knowledge of the country's culture, areas which the applicant must currently be studying. Scholarship comprises transportation, accommodations, medical expenses, and monthly and arrival allowances. Contact for more information.

Title of Award:
Japanese Studies Scholarship

Area, Field, or Subject:
Area/Ethnic Studies

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
University

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicant must be: 18-29 years old, full-time student. High school students not considered. Award available to U.S. citizens.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; transcript; autobiography; test scores; interview; essay; reference(s); photograph; medical certificate, certificate of enrollment.

1970
KOSCIUSZKO FOUNDATION

15 East 65th St.
New York, NY 10021-6595
Web Site: http://www.kosciuszkofoundation.org

Grants for upper-division and graduate students who wish to study in Poland. Must have letters of recommendation, personal statement, and a physical exam. Covers tuition and provides stipend for housing. Application fee: $50. Minimum 3.0 GPA required. Restricted to U.S. citizens and permanent residents. See Web site http://www.kosciuszkofoundation.org for complete details. Application is available for download from September through December.

Title of Award:
Year Abroad Program in Poland

Area, Field, or Subject:
Area/Ethnic Studies; Foreign Language

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Four Year College

Number and Amount Awarded Last Calendar Year:
9 scholarship(s), totaling $10,800.

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 10. Minimum award amount: $675. Maximum award amount: $1350.

Eligibility Requirements:
High school students not considered. Award available to U.S. citizens.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; transcript; interview; reference(s); application fee; photograph; personal statement.

Deadline for Receipt:
12/15.

1971
MEMORIAL FOUNDATION FOR JEWISH CULTURE

50 Broadway, 34th Floor
New York, NY 10004
Tel: (212)425-6606; Fax: (212)425-6602; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.mfjc.org

Scholarships for students preparing for careers as educators, rabbis, or religious functionaries in social services. Must be planning a career of service to small Jewish communities outside of the United States, Israel, or Canada.

Title of Award:
Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture International Scholarship Program for Community Service

Area, Field, or Subject:
Education; Social Services; Religion/Theology; Area/Ethnic Studies

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
College

Funds Available:
Minimum award amount: $1000. Maximum award amount: $3000.

Eligibility Requirements:
High school students not considered. Award available to members of the following religions: Jewish.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; interview; reference(s).

Deadline for Receipt:
11/30.

Apply to:
Dr. Jerry Hochbaum, Executive Vice President, 212-425-6606, [email protected]

1972
NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND

805 Fifth Ave.
Grinnell, IA 50112
Tel: (641)236-3366; Web Site: http://www.nfb.org

One-time award for students who are legally blind and pursuing full-time studies in the U.S. Must be studying a foreign language or comparative literature; pursuing a degree in history, geography, or political science with a concentration in international studies; or majoring in any other discipline that includes study abroad. Must also show competency in a foreign language.

Title of Award:
Michael and Marie Marucci Scholarship

Area, Field, or Subject:
Foreign Language; History; Political Science; International Studies; Literature/English/Writing

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
College

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 1. Minimum award amount: $5000.

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicant must be: full-time student. High school students not considered. Award available to U.S. citizens. Award intended for the blind.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; transcript; financial need analysis; essay; reference(s).

Deadline for Receipt:
3/31.

Apply to:
Peggy Elliott, Chairman, 641-236-3366.

1973
NATIONAL FISH AND WILDLIFE FOUNDATION

1120 Connecticut Ave., NW
Ste. 900
Washington, DC 20036
Tel: (202)857-0166; Fax: (202)857-0162; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.nfwf.org

One-time award supports and promotes innovative research or study that seeks to respond to today's most pressing conservation issues. This competitive scholarship program is designed to respond to many of the most significant challenges in fish, wildlife, and plant conservation in the United States by providing scholarships to eligible graduate and undergraduate students who are poised to make a significant contribution to the field of conservation.

Title of Award:
Budweiser Conservation Scholarship Program

Area, Field, or Subject:
Natural Resources; Biology; Geography; Political Science; Natural Sciences; Surveying; Surveying Technology, Cartography, or Geographic Information Science

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Four Year College, University

Number and Amount Awarded Last Calendar Year:
14 scholarship(s), totaling $135,000.

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 10. Maximum no. of awards: 20. Minimum award amount: $10000.

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicant must be: age 21 or older, full-time student. High school students not considered. Award available to U.S. citizens.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; transcript; essay; reference(s); title of proposed research and a short abstract.

Deadline for Receipt:
1/18.

Apply to:
Tom Kelsch, Director, Conservation Education, 202-857-0166, [email protected]

1974
NATIONAL ITALIAN AMERICAN FOUNDATION

1860 19th St., NW
Washington, DC 20009
Tel: (202)387-0600; Fax: (202)483-2618; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.niaf.org/scholarships

Award available to students majoring or minoring in Italian language, Italian Studies, Italian-American Studies or a related field who have outstanding potential and high academic achievements. Minimum 3.25 GPA required. Must be a U.S. citizen and be enrolled in an accredited institution of higher education. Application can only be submitted online. For further information, deadlines, and online application visit Web site: http://www.niaf.org/scholarships.

Title of Award:
National Italian American Foundation Category II Scholarship

Area, Field, or Subject:
Area/Ethnic Studies

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Four Year College, University

Number and Amount Awarded Last Calendar Year:
$240,000 total.

Funds Available:
Minimum award amount: $2000. Maximum award amount: $5000.

Eligibility Requirements:
High school students not considered. Award available to U.S. citizens.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; transcript; essay; reference(s).

Deadline for Receipt:
4/30.

Apply to:
Richard H. Santoro, Manager, Youth Programs, 202-387-0600, [email protected]

1975
NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY

Attn: Stokes
9800 Savage Rd., Ste. 6779
Ft. Meade, MD 20755-6779
Fax: (410)854-3002; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.nsa.gov

Renewable awards for high school students planning to attend a four-year undergraduate institution to study foreign languages, computer science, math, electrical engineering, or computer engineering. Must be at least 16 to apply. Must be a U.S. citizen. Minimum 3.0 GPA required, and minimum SAT score of 1100. For application visit Web site: http://www.nsa.gov/programs/employ/index.html.

Title of Award:
National Security Agency Stokes Educational Scholarship Program

Area, Field, or Subject:
Computer Science/Data Processing; Physical Sciences and Math; Electrical Engineering/Electronics; Foreign Language

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Four Year College

Number and Amount Awarded Last Calendar Year:
22 scholarship(s).

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 10. Maximum no. of awards: 30.

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicant must be: age 16 or older, full-time student. High school students considered. Award available to U.S. citizens.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; transcript; test scores; interview; essay; reference(s); resume.

Deadline for Receipt:
11/30.

Apply to:
Ceil O'Connor, Program Manager, 866-NSA-HIRE, [email protected]

1976
PRINCE KUHIO HAWAIIAN CIVIC CLUB

PO Box 4728
Honolulu, HI 96812
Tel: (808)842-8934; Fax: (808)847-6209; E-mail: [email protected]

Renewable award for full-time students of Hawaiian ancestry. Must be enrolled in accredited degree-seeking program and have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Must have academic and leadership potential.

Title of Award:
Prince Kuhio Hawaiian Civic Club Scholarship

Area, Field, or Subject:
Area/Ethnic Studies

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Two Year College, Four Year College, Vocational/Occupational, University

Number and Amount Awarded Last Calendar Year:
19 scholarship(s), totaling $18,000.

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 10. Maximum no. of awards: 20. Minimum award amount: $500. Maximum award amount: $1000.

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicant must be: full-time student. High school students not considered. Award available to U.S. citizens. Award available to the following races: Asian.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; transcript; autobiography; essay; reference(s).

Deadline for Receipt:
4/1.

Apply to:
Cyr Pakele, Scholarship Chair, 808-842-8934, [email protected]

1977
ROTARY FOUNDATION OF ROTARY INTERNATIONAL

1560 Sherman Ave.
Evanston, IL 60201-3698
Web Site: http://www.rotary.org

One-time award funds three or six months (depending on availability through sponsoring Rotary district) of intensive language study and cultural immersion abroad. Applicant must have completed at least two years of university course work or one year in proposed language of study. Application through local Rotary club; appearances before clubs required during award period. Applications accepted March through July. See Web site at http://www.rotary.org for updated information.

Title of Award:
Rotary Foundation Cultural Ambassadorial Scholarship

Area, Field, or Subject:
Foreign Language

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
College

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 150. Maximum no. of awards: 200. Minimum award amount: $12000. Maximum award amount: $19000.

Eligibility Requirements:
High school students not considered. Award available to U.S. citizens.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; transcript; autobiography; interview; essay; reference(s).

Apply to:
Scholarship Program.

1978
SOCIEDAD HONORARIA HISPANICA

PO Box 5318
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089-5318
Web Site: http://www.sociedadhonorariahispanica.org

Applicants must be members of the Sociedad Honoraria Hispanica and a high school senior. Must have major/career interest in Spanish/Portuguese. Applicants must demonstrate high academic achievement, depth of character, leadership, patriotism, seriousness of purpose. Award available to citizens of other countries as long as they are members of the Sacred Honoraria Hispanica. For information contact local sponsor of Sociedad Honoraria Hispanica. For high school students only.

Title of Award:
Joseph S. Adams Scholarship

Area, Field, or Subject:
Foreign Language

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Two Year College, Four Year College, University

Number and Amount Awarded Last Calendar Year:
44 scholarship(s), totaling $52,000.

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 48. Minimum award amount: $1000. Maximum award amount: $2000.

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicant must be: full-time student. High school students considered. Award available to U.S. citizens.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form.

Deadline for Receipt:
2/15.

Apply to:
Local sponsor of SHH at high school.

1979
SONS OF NORWAY FOUNDATION

1455 West Lake St.
Minneapolis, MN 55408
Tel: (612)827-3611; Fax: (612)827-0658; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.sofn.com

Available to American students 18 or older interested in studying Norwegian heritage, or any Norwegian students interested in studying American heritage. Selection of applicants is based on a 500-word essay, educational and career goals, community service, work experience, and GPA. Must have minimum 3.0 GPA.

Title of Award:
King Olav V Norwegian-American Heritage Fund

Area, Field, or Subject:
Area/Ethnic Studies

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Four Year College, University

Number and Amount Awarded Last Calendar Year:
18 scholarship(s), totaling $12,600.

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 12. Maximum no. of awards: 15. Minimum award amount: $250. Maximum award amount: $3000.

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicant must be: age 18 or older. High school students not considered. Award available to U.S. citizens. Award available to employees or relatives of employees within the following industries: community service, designated career field.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; transcript; essay; reference(s); self-addressed stamped envelope.

Deadline for Receipt:
3/1.

Apply to:
Administrative Director, 612-827-3611, [email protected]

1980
MORRIS K. UDALL FOUNDATION

130 South Scott Ave., Ste. 3350
Tucson, AZ 85701-1922
Web Site: http://www.udall.gov

One-time award to full-time college sophomores or juniors for study of the environment and related fields. Must be nominated by college. Minimum GPA of at least "B" or the equivalent. Must be U.S. citizen, a permanent resident alien or U.S. national.

Title of Award:
Morris K. Udall Scholars

Area, Field, or Subject:
Natural Resources; Earth Science; Agriculture ; Biology; History; Political Science; Nuclear Science; Geography

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Two Year College, Four Year College

Funds Available:
Maximum no. of awards: 110. Minimum award amount: $350. Maximum award amount: $5000.

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicant must be: full-time student. High school students not considered. Award available to U.S. citizens.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; transcript; essay; reference(s); nomination.

Deadline for Receipt:
3/3.

1981
WATERBURY FOUNDATION

81 West Main St.
Waterbury, CT 06702-1216
Tel: (203)753-1315; Fax: (203)756-3054; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.waterburyfoundation.org

One-time award open to undergraduates studying international business or trade. Must be a Connecticut resident enrolled in a Connecticut college. Must be a U.S. citizen.

Title of Award:
Malcolm Baldrige Scholarship

Area, Field, or Subject:
International Studies; Business/Consumer Services

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Two Year College, Four Year College, University

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 1. Maximum no. of awards: 2. Minimum award amount: $1000. Maximum award amount: $4000.

Eligibility Requirements:
High school students not considered. Award available to U.S. citizens.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; transcript; financial need analysis; essay; reference(s).

Deadline for Receipt:
4/15.

Apply to:
Elizabeth Moore, Program Officer, 203-753-1315, [email protected]

1982
WATERBURY FOUNDATION

81 West Main St.
Waterbury, CT 06702-1216
Tel: (203)753-1315; Fax: (203)756-3054; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.waterburyfoundation.org

Academic year scholarships of $7500 available for graduate and undergraduate students, preferably of Polish descent, residing in Connecticut, who are studying Polish language, history or culture during the academic year at a college or university in the United States or Poland. Scholarship for exchange study in the United States or Poland.

Title of Award:
Tadeusz Sendzimir Scholarships-Academic Year Scholarships

Area, Field, or Subject:
Area/Ethnic Studies

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Four Year College, University

Funds Available:
Maximum award amount: $7500.

Eligibility Requirements:
High school students not considered.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; transcript; essay; reference(s).

Deadline for Receipt:
4/1.

Apply to:
Elizabeth Moore, Program Officer, 203-753-1315, [email protected]

1983
WATERBURY FOUNDATION

81 West Main St.
Waterbury, CT 06702-1216
Tel: (203)753-1315; Fax: (203)756-3054; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.waterburyfoundation.org

Summer scholarships of $3000 available for graduate and undergraduate students, preferably of Polish descent, residing in Connecticut, who are studying Polish language, history or culture during the academic year at a college or university in the United States or Poland. Scholarship for exchange study in the United States or Poland.

Title of Award:
Tadeusz Sendzimir Scholarships-Summer School Programs

Area, Field, or Subject:
Area/Ethnic Studies

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Four Year College, University

Funds Available:
Maximum award amount: $3000.

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicant must be: age 18 or older. High school students not considered.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; transcript; financial need analysis; reference(s); application fee; physician's certificate.

Deadline for Receipt:
4/15.

Apply to:
Elizabeth Moore, Program Officer, 203-753-1315, [email protected]

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