Financial Aid for General Humanities

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2071
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]

2072
AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY, DEPARTMENT OF WASHINGTON

PO Box 5867
Lacey, WA 98509-5867
Tel: (360)456-5995; Fax: (360)491-7442; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.walegion-aux.org

One-time award for the son, daughter, or grandchild of a veteran. Must be senior in high school in Washington and planning to pursue an education in the fine arts. Submit statement of veteran's military service. Contact Washington Auxiliary for application. Must be a resident of Washington state.

Title of Award:
Florence Lemcke Memorial Scholarship in Fine Arts

Area, Field, or Subject:
Arts; Humanities; Art History; Literature/English/Writing

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
College

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: age 20 or younger. High school students considered. Award available to U.S. citizens.

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

Deadline for Receipt:
4/1.

Apply to:
Lois Boyle, Education Chairman, 360-456-5995, [email protected]

2073
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]

2074
ASPEN INSTITUTE

One Dupont Circle, NW, Ste. 700
Washington, DC 20036
Web Site: http://www.nonprofitresearch.org/

Scholarships will be awarded to minority students who demonstrate outstanding research skills, a background in social sciences or humanities, excellent writing and communication skills, and financial need. There is no application; send a letter of interest, resume, transcript, a letter from the appropriate college or university financial aid officer certifying demonstrated financial need, and two letters of reference. Deadline is March 15.

Title of Award:
William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship for Minority Students

Area, Field, or Subject:
Humanities; Social Sciences

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
College

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 1. Minimum award amount: $2500. Maximum award amount: $5000.

Eligibility Requirements:
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; financial need analysis; essay; reference(s); resume.

Deadline for Receipt:
3/15.

2075
BETHESDA LUTHERAN HOMES AND SERVICES, INC.

National Christian Resource Center
600 Hoffmann Dr.
Watertown, WI 53094
Tel: 800-369-4636; Fax: (920)262-6513; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.blhs.org

One-time award for Lutheran college students who have completed sophomore year in studies related to developmental disabilities. Awards of up to $1500. 3.0 GPA required.

Title of Award:
Developmental Disabilities Scholastic Achievement Scholarship for Lutheran College Students

Area, Field, or Subject:
Special Education; Social Services; Health and Medical Sciences; Health Administration; Therapy/Rehabilitation; Health Information Management/Technology; Dental Health/Services; Education; Humanities

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

Number and Amount Awarded Last Calendar Year:
3 scholarship(s), totaling $4,500.

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 1. Maximum no. of awards: 3. Maximum award amount: $1500.

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

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

Deadline for Receipt:
3/15.

Apply to:
Thomas Heuer, Coordinator, Outreach Programs and Services, 800-369-4636 ext. 4449, [email protected]

2076
BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL WOMEN'S FOUNDATION

1900 M St. NW
Ste. 310
Washington, DC 20036
Tel: (202)293-1100; Fax: (202)861-0298; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.bpwusa.org

Scholarships of $1000 each are awarded for full or part-time study. Applicant must be studying in one of the following fields: biological sciences, teacher education certification, engineering, social science, paralegal studies, humanities, business studies, mathematics, computer science, physical sciences, or for a professional degree (JD, MD, DDS). The Career Advancement Scholarship Program was established to assist women seeking the education necessary for entry or re-entry into the work force, or advancement within a career field. Must be 25 or over. Send self-addressed double-stamped envelope between January 1 and April 1 for application.

Title of Award:
BPW Career Advancement Scholarship Program for Women

Area, Field, or Subject:
Computer Science/Data Processing; Education; Engineering/Technology; Engineering-Related Technologies; Law/Legal Services; Humanities; Physical Sciences and Math; Biology; Health and Medical Sciences; Dental Health/Services; Social 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:
41 scholarship(s), totaling $41,000.

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 100. Maximum no. of awards: 200. Minimum award amount: $1000.

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicant must be: age 25 or older, female. High school students not considered. Award available to U.S. citizens.

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

Deadline for Receipt:
4/15.

Apply to:
Diane Thurston Frye, Academic Scholarship Consultant, 202-293-1100 ext. 183, [email protected]

2077
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.

2078
CATCHING THE DREAM

8200 Mountain Rd., NE
Ste. 203
Albuquerque, NM 87110
Tel: (505)262-2351; Fax: (505)262-0534; E-mail: [email protected]

Renewable scholarships available for Native-American and Alaska Native students. Must be at least one-quarter Native-American from a federally recognized, state recognized, or terminated tribe. Must be U.S. citizen. Must demonstrate high academic achievement, depth of character, leadership, seriousness of purpose, and service orientation. Application deadlines are March 15, April 15, and September 15.

Title of Award:
Native American Leadership in Education (NALE)

Area, Field, or Subject:
Physical Sciences and Math; Science, Technology, and Society; Education; Business/Consumer Services; Humanities

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

Number and Amount Awarded Last Calendar Year:
30 scholarship(s), totaling $400,000.

Funds Available:
Maximum no. of awards: 30. Minimum award amount: $500. Maximum award amount: $5000.

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.

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

Apply to:
Mary Foster, Recruiter, 505-262-2351, [email protected]

2079
CHINESE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

Attn: Scholarship Chair
PO Box 862647
Los Angeles, CA 90086-2647
Tel: (323)222-0856; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.chssc.org

$1000 scholarship is offered to a deserving full-time student in southern California who demonstrates strong interest in Chinese American studies in humanities or social sciences. Deadline is March 12.

Title of Award:
CHSSC Scholarship Award

Area, Field, or Subject:
Humanities; Social Sciences

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

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

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

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

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

Deadline for Receipt:
3/12.

Apply to:
Susie Ling, Scholarship Chair, 323-222-0856, [email protected]

2080
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]

2081
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]

2082
GEORGIA TRUST FOR HISTORIC PRESERVATION

1516 Peachtree St. NW
Atlanta, GA 30309-2916
Tel: (404)881-9980; Web Site: http://www.georgiatrust.org

Each year, the Trust awards two $1,000 scholarships to encourage the study of historic preservation and related fields. Recipients are chosen on the basis of leadership and academic achievement. Applicants must be residents of Georgia enrolled in an accredited Georgia institution. A GPA of 3.0 is required.

Title of Award:
Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation Scholarship

Area, Field, or Subject:
Historic Preservation and Conservation

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: $1000.

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.

Deadline for Receipt:
2/1.

Apply to:
Scholarship Coordinator, 404-881-9980.

2083
INSTITUTE FOR HUMANE STUDIES

3301 North Fairfax Dr.
Ste. 440
Arlington, VA 22201-4432
Tel: (703)993-4880; Fax: (703)993-4890; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.theihs.org

One-time award for undergraduate and graduate students in selected disciplines. Applicants should have demonstrated interest in classical liberal or libertarian ideas and must intend to pursue a scholarly career. Minimum 3.5 GPA required. Application fee: $25.

Title of Award:
Humane Studies Fellowships

Area, Field, or Subject:
Communications; Humanities; Law/Legal Services; Social Sciences; Economics; History; Literature/English/Writing; Political Science

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

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

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 100. Minimum award amount: $2000. Maximum award amount: $12000.

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; autobiography; test scores; essay; reference(s); application fee.

Deadline for Receipt:
12/31.

Apply to:
Ms. Amy Pelletier, Program Coordinator, 703-993-4880, [email protected]

2084
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]

2085
LADIES AUXILIARY TO THE VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS, DEPARTMENT OF MAINE

PO Box 195
Mattawamkeag, ME 04459
Tel: (207)736-2113; E-mail: [email protected]

Award for an undergraduate student majoring in the field of medicine who has a parent or grandparent who is a member of the Maine VFW or VFW auxiliary.

Title of Award:
Francis L. Booth Medical Scholarship sponsored by LAVFW Department of Maine

Area, Field, or Subject:
Humanities; Health and Medical Sciences; Nursing; Therapy/Rehabilitation

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

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

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

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; financial need analysis; reference(s); resume.

Deadline for Receipt:
3/1.

Apply to:
Mary E. Wallace, Chairman, Fran Booth Medical Scholarship, 207-736-2113, [email protected]

2086
MINERALOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA

1015 Eighteenth St., NW, Ste. 601
Washington, DC 20036-5212
Tel: (202)775-4344; Fax: (202)775-0015; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.minsocam.org

A $5000 grant for research in mineralogy and petrology. Selection based on qualifications of applicant; quality, innovativeness, and scientific significance of the research; and likelihood of project success. Application available on Web site at http://www.minsocam.org.

Title of Award:
Mineralogical Society of America-Grant for Student Research in Mineralogy and Petrology

Area, Field, or Subject:
Gemology; Earth Science; Museum Studies; Natural Sciences; Natural Resources; Physical Sciences and Math

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

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

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 2. Minimum 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.

Deadline for Receipt:
6/1.

Apply to:
J. Alexander Speer, Executive Director, 202-775-4344, [email protected]

2087
MINERALOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA

1015 Eighteenth St., NW, Ste. 601
Washington, DC 20036-5212
Tel: (202)775-4344; Fax: (202)775-0015; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.minsocam.org

A $5000 grant for research in crystallography. Award selection based on qualifications of applicant; quality, innovativeness, and scientific significance of proposed research; and likelihood of project success. Application available on Web site at http://www.minsocam.org. For applicants between the ages of 25-35.

Title of Award:
Mineralogy Society of America-Grant for Research in Crystallography

Area, Field, or Subject:
Gemology; Materials Science, Engineering, and Metallurgy; Museum Studies; Natural Resources; Natural Sciences; Physical Sciences and Math; Earth Science

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

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

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

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicant must be: 25-35 years old, full-time student. High school students not considered. Award available to U.S. citizens.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form.

Deadline for Receipt:
6/1.

Apply to:
J. Alexander Speer, Executive Director, 202-775-4344, [email protected]

2088
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 full-time postsecondary study in the humanities (art, English, foreign languages, history, philosophy, or religion) for students who are legally blind. Must submit recommendation from state officer of National Federation of the Blind. Based on academic excellence, service to the community, and financial need. May reapply. Must attend school in U.S.

Title of Award:
National Federation of the Blind Humanities Scholarship

Area, Field, or Subject:
Humanities

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

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 intended for the blind. Award available to employees or relatives of employees within the following industries: community service.

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

Deadline for Receipt:
3/31.

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

2089
HARRY S. TRUMAN LIBRARY INSTITUTE

500 West U.S. Hwy. 24
Independence, MO 64050-1798
Tel: (816)268-8248; Fax: (816)268-8299; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.trumanlibrary.org

Award to support an undergraduate senior writing a thesis on a Truman-related topic to come to the Library and conduct research. Intended to offset expenses incurred for that purpose only. With application, student must include a description of, and rationale for, the project and indicate how the research experience will contribute to the student's future development as a scholar or in an applied field. Deadline: December 1. Project description and proposal not to exceed five pages in length. Letter of support from faculty adviser required.

Title of Award:
Harry S. Truman Library Institute Undergraduate Student Grant

Area, Field, or Subject:
History; Political Science; Economics; Historic Preservation and Conservation

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

Number and Amount Awarded Last Calendar Year:
1 grant(s), totaling $700.

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

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

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; reference(s); project description and proposal, faculty letter of support.

Deadline for Receipt:
12/1.

Apply to:
Lisa Sullivan, Office Manager, 816-268-8248, [email protected]

2090
UNITED NEGRO COLLEGE FUND

8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Dr.
Fairfax, VA 22031
Web Site: http://www.uncf.org

Scholarship awards students majoring in arts or humanities and attending a UNCF member college or university. Applicant must be a resident of the Detroit area in Michigan. Please visit Web site for more information: http://www.uncf.org.

Title of Award:
Jacqueline Feigenson Scholarship

Area, Field, or Subject:
Arts; Humanities

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

Eligibility Requirements:
High school students not considered. Award available to the following races: African American.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; financial need analysis; FAFSA, SAR.

Apply to:
Program Services Department.

2091
UNITED NEGRO COLLEGE FUND

8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Dr.
Fairfax, VA 22031
Web Site: http://www.uncf.org

Scholarship for college freshmen majoring in the humanities with an interest in English literature. Must attend UNCF member institution. Information on Web site http://www.uncf.org.

Title of Award:
McClare Family Trust Scholarship

Area, Field, or Subject:
Humanities

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

Eligibility Requirements:
High school students not considered. Award available to the following races: African American.

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

Deadline for Receipt:
10/29.

Apply to:
Program Services Department.

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