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934 NATIONAL ACADEMY OF AMERICAN SCHOLARS

Attn: Merit Committee
5196 Benito Street, Suite 15, Room A
Montclair, CA 91763-2891
Tel: (909)621-6856
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.naas.org/college.htm

To recognize and reward college freshmen who have exhibited outstanding character and scholastic excellence.

Title of Award: NAAS-II National Awards Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend ranges from $1,000 to $3,000 per year. The scholarships are paid to the recipient's institution. Duration: 1 year; renewable.

Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are enrolled full time in an accredited 2- or 4-year institution as college freshmen or sophomores, older than 18 years of age, and working on a bachelor's degree with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher. Selection is made without regard to financial need, affiliation status, or study area. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: Send a legal-sized self-addressed stamped envelope and $3 handling fee to the sponsor to receive an application and information packet. Walk-in, phone-in, and e-mail requests are not accepted.

935 NATIONAL ACADEMY OF AMERICAN SCHOLARS

Attn: Merit Committee
5196 Benito Street, Suite 15, Room A
Montclair, CA 91763-2891
Tel: (909)621-6856
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.naas.org/senior.htm

To recognize and reward high school seniors who have exhibited outstanding academic excellence and personal integrity.

Title of Award: NAAS-USA Awards Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: 4 scholarships plus 10 finalists each year. Funds Available: Scholarship levels are $2,000, $3,000, $4,000, or $5,000 per year. Finalists receive $200 plus a merit certificate. The scholarships are paid to the recipient's institution of choice. Duration: 4 years.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are enrolled in a public, private, Department of Defense, Bureau of Indian Affairs, charter, or parochial high school as a senior or who are home-schooled seniors. Applicants must have been (or will be) accepted at an accredited 4-year institution, be planning to work on a bachelor's degree, and express an intent to benefit humanity. They must have earned at least a 2.0 GPA and completed either the SAT or ACT. Selection is made without regard to financial need, affiliation status, or study area. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: This program was formerly known as the Easley National Scholarship Awards. Send a legal-sized self-addressed stamped envelope and $3 handling fee to the sponsor to receive an application and information packet. Walk-in, phone-in, and e-mail requests are not accepted.

936 NATIONAL AMPUTEE GOLF ASSOCIATION

Attn: Executive Director
11 Walnut Hill Road
Amherst, NH 03031
Tel: (603)672-6444
Free: 800-633-NAGA
Fax: (603)672-2987
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nagagolf.org/scholarship.htm

To provide financial assistance for college to members of the National Amputee Golf Association and their dependents.

Title of Award: National Amputee Golf Association Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: The stipend is up to $1,000 per year, depending on need. Duration: Up to 4 years, provided the recipient maintains at least half-time enrollment and a GPA of 2.0 or higher and continues to demonstrate financial need.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to amputee members in good standing in the association and their dependents. Applicants must submit information on their scholastic background (GPA in high school and college, courses of study); type of amputation and cause (if applicable), a cover letter describing their plans for the future; and documentation of financial need. They need not be competitive golfers. Selection is based on academic record, financial need, involvement in extracurricular or community activities, and area of study. Deadline for Receipt: July of each year.

937 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE

Attn: Education Department
4805 Mt. Hope Drive
Baltimore, MD 21215-3297
Tel: (410)580-5760; 877-NAACP-98
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.naacp.org/work/education/eduscholarship.shtml

To provide financial assistance to upper-division and graduate students majoring in business.

Title of Award: Earl G. Graves NAACP Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Business administration Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College, Graduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 20 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: The stipend is $5,000 per year. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to full-time juniors, seniors, and graduate students majoring in business. Applicants must be currently in good academic standing, making satisfactory progress toward an undergraduate or graduate degree, and in the top 20% of their class. Along with their application, they must submit a 1-page essay on their interest in their major and a career, their life's ambition, what they hope to accomplish in their lifetime, and what they consider their most significant contribution to their community. Financial need is not considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: Information is also available from the United Negro College Fund, Scholarships and Grants Administration, 8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive, Fairfax, VA 22031, (703) 205-3400.

938 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE

Attn: Education Department
4805 Mt. Hope Drive
Baltimore, MD 21215-3297
Tel: (410)580-5760; 877-NAACP-98
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.naacp.org/work/education/eduscholarship.shtml

To provide financial assistance to members of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) who are attending or planning to attend college or graduate school.

Title of Award: Agnes Jones Jackson Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 17 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,500 per year for undergraduate students or $2,500 per year for graduate students. Duration: 1 year; recipients may apply for renewal.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members of the NAACP who are younger than 25 years of age and full-time undergraduates or full- or part-time graduate students. The minimum GPA is 2.5 for graduating high school seniors and undergraduate students or 3.0 for graduate students. All applicants must be able to demonstrate financial need (family income must be less than $13,470 for a family of 1, ranging up to $46,440 for a family of 8) and U.S. citizens. Along with their application, they must submit a 1-page essay on their interest in their major and a career, their life's ambition, what they hope to accomplish in their lifetime, and what they consider their most significant contribution to their community. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: Information is also available from the United Negro College Fund, Scholarships and Grants Administration, 8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive, Fairfax, VA 22031, (703) 205-3400. Renewal awards may be reduced or denied based on insufficient NAACP activities.

939 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE

Attn: Education Department
4805 Mt. Hope Drive
Baltimore, MD 21215-3297
Tel: (410)580-5760; 877-NAACP-98
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.naacp.org/work/education/eduscholarship.shtml

To provide financial assistance for college to student members of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).

Title of Award: Roy Wilkins Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 6 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000 per year. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.

Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors, have a GPA of 2.5 or higher, and intend to be full-time students at an accredited college in the United States Along with their application, they must submit a 1-page essay on their interest in their major and a career, their life's ambition, what they hope to accomplish in their lifetime, and what they consider their most significant contribution to their community. Membership and participation in the association are highly desirable. U.S. citizenship and financial need are required. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: Information is also available from the United Negro College Fund, Scholarships and Grants Administration, 8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive, Fairfax, VA 22031, (703) 205-3400.

940 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF ASIAN AMERICAN PROFESSIONALS-BOSTON CHAPTER

Attn: Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 381435
Cambridge, MA 02238-1435
Tel: (781)937-7072
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.naaapboston.org/pages/cmt/scholarship.jsp

To provide financial assistance for college to Asian American high school seniors from Massachusetts.

Title of Award: Boston Chapter Significant Achievement and Future Leadership Awards Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: The stipend is at least $1,000. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to seniors of Asian heritage who attend high school in Massachusetts. Applicants must submit official high school transcripts that include standardized test scores and 2 letters of recommendation. They must also submit essays of 500 words each on themselves and on how they think being an Asian American has shaped their perspective and will shape their contributions to society in the future. Selection is based on the essays, academic achievement, community service, and extracurricular activities. Personal interviews are required. U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status is required. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: Information is also available from May Yu, Scholarship co-chair, E-mail: [email protected]

941 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR ASIAN AND PACIFIC AMERICAN EDUCATION

P.O. Box 3366
Daly City, CA 94015-3366
E-mail: [email protected]

To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors and college students of Asian or Pacific Islander descent.

Title of Award: NAAPAE Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 4 of these scholarships are awarded each year: 2 to high school seniors and 2 to college juniors and seniors. Funds Available: For high school seniors, the stipend is $500; for college juniors and seniors, the stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school seniors and college juniors and seniors who 1) are of Asian or Pacific Islander descent; 2) are actively involved in extracurricular activities; 3) have outstanding academic records; and 4) are young leaders who show concern and commitment to Asian and Pacific communities. Applicants must submit high school and/or college transcripts, 2 letters of recommendation, a 50-word statement of career goals, a 300-word essay on how to end hate crime or how they can best serve the Asian Pacific community, and a list of their most important school and/or community activities and services over the past 2 years. Financial need is not considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: January of each year. Additional Information: Information is also available from Clara Park, NAAPAE Scholarship Committee, California State University at Northridge, College of Education, 18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge, CA 91330-8265, (818) 677-2500, E-mail: [email protected]

942 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BLACK ACCOUNTANTS

Attn: Director, Center for Advancement of Minority Accountants
7249-A Hanover Parkway
Greenbelt, MD 20770
Tel: (301)474-6222, ext. 114
Fax: (301)474-3114
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nabainc.org/pages/Student_ScholarshipProgram.jsp

To provide financial assistance to student members of the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) who are working on an undergraduate or graduate degree in a field related to accounting.

Title of Award: Mark Miller Award Area, Field, or Subject: Accounting; Business administration; Finance Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Master's, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000 per year. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to NABA members who are members of ethnic minority groups enrolled full time as 1) an undergraduate freshman, sophomore, junior, or first-semester senior majoring in accounting, business, or finance; or 2) a graduate student working on a master's degree in accounting. Applicants must have a GPA of 2.0 or higher in their major and 2.5 or higher overall. Selection is based on grades, financial need, and a 500-word autobiography that discusses career objectives, leadership abilities, community activities, and involvement in NABA. Deadline for Receipt: December of each year.

943 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BLACK ACCOUNTANTS

Attn: Director, Center for Advancement of Minority Accountants
7249-A Hanover Parkway
Greenbelt, MD 20770
Tel: (301)474-6222, ext. 114
Fax: (301)474-3114
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nabainc.org/pages/Student_ScholarshipProgram.jsp

To provide financial assistance to student members of the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) who are working on an undergraduate or graduate degree in a field related to accounting.

Title of Award: NABA Corporate Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Accounting; Business administration; Finance Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Master's, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Stipends range from $1,000 to $5,000 per year. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to NABA members who are members of ethnic minority groups enrolled full time as 1) an undergraduate freshman, sophomore, junior, or first-semester senior majoring in accounting, business, or finance; or 2) a graduate student working on a master's degree in accounting. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher in their major and 3.3 or higher overall. Selection is based on grades, financial need, and a 500-word autobiography that discusses career objectives, leadership abilities, community activities, and involvement in NABA. Deadline for Receipt: December of each year.

944 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BLACK ACCOUNTANTS

Attn: Director, Center for Advancement of Minority Accountants
7249-A Hanover Parkway
Greenbelt, MD 20770
Tel: (301)474-6222, ext. 114
Fax: (301)474-3114
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nabainc.org/pages/Student_ScholarshipProgram.jsp

To provide financial assistance to student members of the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) who are working on an undergraduate or graduate degree in a field related to accounting.

Title of Award: National Association of Black Accountants National Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Accounting; Business administration; Finance Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Master's, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend ranges from $3,000 to $6,000 per year. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to NABA members who are members of ethnic minority groups enrolled full time as 1) an undergraduate freshman, sophomore, junior, or first-semester senior majoring in accounting, business, or finance; or 2) a graduate student working on a master's degree in accounting. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher in their major and 3.3 or higher overall. Selection is based on grades, financial need, and a 500-word autobiography that discusses career objectives, leadership abilities, community activities, and involvement in NABA. Deadline for Receipt: December of each year.

945 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BLACK ACCOUNTANTS

Attn: Director, Center for Advancement of Minority Accountants
7249-A Hanover Parkway
Greenbelt, MD 20770
Tel: (301)474-6222, ext. 114
Fax: (301)474-3114
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nabainc.org/pages/Student_ScholarshipProgram.jsp

To provide financial assistance to student members of the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) who are working on an undergraduate or graduate degree in a field related to accounting.

Title of Award: TDC Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Accounting; Business administration; Finance Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Master's, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000 per year. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to NABA members who are members of ethnic minority groups enrolled full time as 1) an undergraduate freshman, sophomore, junior, or first-semester senior majoring in accounting, business, or finance; or 2) a graduate student working on a master's degree in accounting. Applicants must have a GPA of 2.0 or higher in their major and 2.5 or higher overall. Selection is based on grades, financial need, and a 500-word autobiography that discusses career objectives, leadership abilities, community activities, and involvement in NABA. Deadline for Receipt: December of each year.

946 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BLACK ACCOUNTANTS

Attn: Director, Center for Advancement of Minority Accountants
7249-A Hanover Parkway
Greenbelt, MD 20770
Tel: (301)474-6222, ext. 114
Fax: (301)474-3114
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nabainc.org/pages/Student_ScholarshipProgram.jsp

To provide financial assistance to student members of the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) who are working on an undergraduate or graduate degree in a field related to accounting.

Title of Award: Ralph and Valerie Thomas Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Accounting; Business administration; Finance Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Master's, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000 per year. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to NABA members who are members of ethnic minority groups enrolled full time as 1) an undergraduate freshman, sophomore, junior, or first-semester senior majoring in accounting, business, or finance; or 2) a graduate student working on a master's degree in accounting. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher in their major and 3.3 or higher overall. Selection is based on grades, financial need, and a 500-word autobiography that discusses career objectives, leadership abilities, community activities, and involvement in NABA. Deadline for Receipt: December of each year.

947 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BLACK ACCOUNTANTS

Attn: Director, Center for Advancement of Minority Accountants
7249-A Hanover Parkway
Greenbelt, MD 20770
Tel: (301)474-6222, ext. 114
Fax: (301)474-3114
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nabainc.org/pages/Student_ScholarshipProgram.jsp

To provide financial assistance to student members of the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) who are working on an undergraduate or graduate degree in a field related to accounting.

Title of Award: Travis C. Tomlin Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Accounting; Business administration; Finance Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Master's, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend ranges from $1,000 to $1,500 per year. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to NABA members who are members of ethnic minority groups enrolled full time as 1) an undergraduate freshman, sophomore, junior, or first-semester senior majoring in accounting, business, or finance; or 2) a graduate student working on a master's degree in accounting. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher in their major and 3.3 or higher overall. Selection is based on grades, financial need, and a 500-word autobiography that discusses career objectives, leadership abilities, community activities, and involvement in NABA. Deadline for Receipt: December of each year.

948 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR CAMPUS ACTIVITIES

Attn: Educational Foundation
13 Harbison Way
Columbia, SC 29212-3401
Tel: (803)732-6222
Fax: (803)749-1047
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.naca.org

To provide financial assistance to outstanding college student leaders.

Title of Award: NACA Regional Council Student Leader Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified; Leadership, Institutional and community Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Up to 14 each year: 2 in each of the association's 7 regions. Funds Available: The amounts of the awards vary each year; scholarships are to be used for educational expenses, including tuition, books, fees, or other related expenses.

Eligibility Requirements: Eligible for this program are full-time undergraduate students who have made significant contributions to their campus communities, have played leadership roles in campus activities, and have demonstrated leadership skills and abilities. Financial need is not considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 1996.

949 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF COLORED WOMEN'S CLUBS

5808 16th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20011-2898
Tel: (202)726-2044
Fax: (202)726-0023

To provide financial assistance to Black American college students who are interested in pursuing postsecondary education.

Title of Award: Hallie Q. Brown Scholarship Fund Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Approximately 20 every other year. Funds Available: The amount awarded varies, according to financial need, but does not exceed $1,000 per year. Duration: The award is presented biennially, in even-numbered years.

Eligibility Requirements: Black students who are U.S. citizens and can demonstrate financial need are eligible if they have completed at least 1 semester of postsecondary education with a minimum GPA of 2.0. Candidates must be nominated by a member of the National Association of Colored Women's Clubs; students may not apply directly. Deadline for Receipt: April of even-numbered years. Additional Information: In the past, recipients were to attend 1 of the United Negro College Fund universities or colleges; now, recipients may enroll in any accredited postsecondary institution of their choice.

950 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE EDUCATION OF HOMELESS CHILDREN AND YOUTH

Attn: LeTendre Education Fund
4701 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Suite 402
Washington, DC 20008
Tel: (202)364-7392
Fax: (763)545-9499
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.naehcy.org/about_letendre.html

To provide financial assistance for college to high school students and recent graduates who are currently or formerly homeless.

Title of Award: LeTendre Education Fund Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: At least 2 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Funds must be used for tuition, application fees, books, preparation courses, visits to prospective colleges, or other educationally-related expenses. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school juniors, seniors, and recent graduates/GED recipients (under 20 years of age) who are homeless or who have been homeless during their school attendance. This includes students who live in shelters, cars, campgrounds, or other places "not meant for human habitation." Also eligible are students who are living with friends or relatives temporarily because they lack permanent housing. Applicants must be high school seniors, students enrolled in GED or other alternative education programs, or students who recently obtained their diploma or GED certificate. They must submit an essay of at least 500 words about the impact of homelessness on their lives and their desire to attend college. Selection is based on demonstrated commitment to education during the experience of homelessness, academic achievement, discussion of how the scholarship would be used to help advance the desire to attend college, statement of goals, use of language, and organization of essay. Deadline for Receipt: September of each year. Additional Information: This fund was established in 1998 by the National Coalition for the Homeless.

951 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF LETTER CARRIERS

Attn: Scholarship Committee
100 Indiana Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20001-2144
Tel: (202)393-4695
Web Site: http://www.nalc.org/nalc/members/scholarships.html

To provide financial assistance for college to the children of members of the National Association of Letter Carriers.

Title of Award: William C. Doherty Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 5 each year (1 in each of the U.S. Postal Service regions). Funds Available: The stipend is $4,000 per year. Funds are sent directly to the recipient's school. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed for up to 3 additional years.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to the children (including adopted children) of active, retired, or deceased members of the union. Stepchildren are eligible if they live with a member. Applicants must be high school seniors and have taken the SAT or ACT in either their junior or senior year. Selection is based on academic record, personal qualifications, and test scores. Deadline for Receipt: December of each year.

952 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF LETTER CARRIERS

Attn: Scholarship Committee
100 Indiana Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20001-2144
Tel: (202)393-4695
Web Site: http://www.nalc.org/nalc/members/scholarships.html

To provide financial assistance for college to the children of members of the National Association of Letter Carriers.

Title of Award: John T. Donelon Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000 per year. Funds are sent directly to the recipient's school. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed for up to 3 additional years.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to the children (including adopted children) of active, retired, or deceased members of the union. Stepchildren are eligible if they live with a member. Applicants must be high school seniors and have taken the SAT or ACT in either their junior or senior year. Selection is based on academic record, personal qualifications, and test scores. Deadline for Receipt: December of each year.

953 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF LETTER CARRIERS

Attn: Scholarship Committee
100 Indiana Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20001-2144
Tel: (202)393-4695
Web Site: http://www.nalc.org/nalc/members/scholarships.html

To provide financial assistance for college in Florida to the children of members of the National Association of Letter Carriers.

Title of Award: Costas G. Lemonopoulos Scholarship Trust Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: More than 20 each year. Funds Available: A stipend is awarded (amount not specified). Duration: 1 year; renewable for 1 additional year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to the children (including adopted children) of active, retired, or deceased members of the association. Stepchildren are eligible if they live with a member. Applicants must be high school seniors who have taken the SAT in either their junior or senior year and have been accepted for admission by St. Petersburg Junior College or by any publicly-supported 4-year college or university in Florida. Selection is based on academic record, personal qualifications, and SAT results. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 1985.

954 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/Education/shtml

To provide financial assistance to high school seniors interested in working on a college education.

Title of Award: NANBPWC Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 10 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to graduating high school seniors planning to enroll in an accredited college or university. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, be full-time students, and be U.S. citizens or enrolled in a college in the United States. They may be of any race or gender, but they must be referred by a member of the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs (NANBPWC). Along with their application, they must submit an essay (at least 300 words) on "Why is education important to me?" Financial need is not considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: Requests for applications must be accompanied by a self-addressed stamped envelope.

955 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF RAILWAY BUSINESS WOMEN

c/o Lynn Sisto, National Publication Chair
78 West Street
Mechanicville, NY 12118
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.narbw.org

To provide financial assistance for college to members of the National Association of Railway Business Women (NARBW) and their families.

Title of Award: National Association of Railway Business Women Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Professional, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Recently, 9 of these scholarships were awarded: 2 at $1,500 and 7 at $1,000. Funds Available: Stipends are $1,500 or $1,000. Duration: 1 year; recipients may reapply.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to NARBW members, their dependents, and other family members (including grandchildren, nieces, and nephews). Applicants may be high school seniors or currently-enrolled college students. Selection is based on scholastic ability (20 points), ambition and potential (45 points), and financial need (35 points). Additional Information: This organization was formed in 1941 and today has more than 900 members in 26 chapters nationwide. The scholarship program was established in 1977. The highest scoring applicant receives the Kathryn Whelan Memorial Scholarship.

956 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SECONDARY SCHOOL PRINCIPALS

Attn: Department of Student Activities
1904 Association Drive
Reston, VA 20191-1537
Tel: (703)860-0200
Free: 800-253-7746, ext. 252
Fax: (703)476-5432
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nhs.us/schlr_awards/nhs_schlrgen.cfm

To recognize and reward, with college scholarships, outstanding high school seniors who are members of the National Honor Society.

Title of Award: National Honor Society Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 200 each year. Funds Available: The award is $1,000. Duration: The awards are presented annually.

Eligibility Requirements: Each public, private, and parochial high school in the United States may nominate 2 seniors who are members of their National Honor Society chapter. Selection is based on academic achievement, leadership, service, and character. Financial need is not considered. Deadline for Receipt: Nominations must be submitted by January of each year. Additional Information: The program is funded by the National Association of Secondary School Principals; Herff Jones, Inc. donates funds for 2 of the scholarships.

957 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SECONDARY SCHOOL PRINCIPALS

Attn: Department of Student Activities
1904 Association Drive
Reston, VA 20191-1537
Tel: (703)860-0200
Free: 800-253-7746, ext. 252
Fax: (703)476-5432
E-mail: [email protected]rincipals.org
Web Site: http://www.principals.org/awards/pla.cfm

To recognize and reward, with college scholarships, outstanding high school seniors.

Title of Award: Principal's Leadership Awards Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 150 each year. Funds Available: The award is $1,000. Duration: The awards are presented annually.

Eligibility Requirements: Each principal of a public, private, or parochial high school in the United States may nominate 1 student leader from the senior class. Nominees must be in the top 20% of their class and demonstrate leadership. Financial need is not considered. Deadline for Receipt: Principals must submit their nomination by December of each year. Additional Information: Funding for this program is provided by Herff Jones, Inc.

958 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SECONDARY SCHOOL PRINCIPALS

Attn: Department of Student Activities
1904 Association Drive
Reston, VA 20191-1537
Tel: (703)860-0200
Free: 800-253-7746, ext. 324
Fax: (703)476-5432
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.principals.org/awards/prudential.cfm

To recognize and reward middle level and high school students who demonstrate exemplary community service.

Title of Award: Prudential Spirit of Community Awards Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 104 state honorees are chosen each year: 1 middle level student and 1 high school student from each state, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico; 10 of those (5 middle level students and 5 high school students) are named national honorees. Funds Available: Each state honoree receives $1,000, a silver medallion, and an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C. to compete at the national level. National honorees receive an additional $5,000, a gold medallion, and a crystal trophy for their school. Duration: The competition is held annually.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to students in grades 5 through 12 at public and private schools in the United States (including the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico). Each school may select 1 honoree for every 1,000 students. At the local level, honorees are chosen on the basis of their individual community service activity or significant leadership in a group activity that has taken place during the previous year. Local honorees are then certified by their school principal, Girl Scout council executive director, county 4-H agent, Campfire USA council director, American Red Cross chapter official, YMCA representative, or member Volunteer Center of the Points of Light Foundation and Volunteer Center National Network to compete at the state level. As a result of that judging, 1 high school and 1 middle level student in each state, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico are named state honorees. The state honorees then compete for national awards. Deadline for Receipt: Students must submit applications to their principal, Girl Scout council, county 4-H agent, Campfire USA council, American Red Cross chapter, YMCA, or Volunteer Center by October of each year. Additional Information: This program is sponsored by Prudential Insurance Company of America.

959 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE SELF-EMPLOYED

P.O. Box 612067
DFW Airport
Dallas, TX 75261-2067
800-232-NASE
Fax: 800-551-4446
Web Site: http://www.nase.org

To provide financial assistance to high school seniors interested in studying entrepreneurship in college.

Title of Award: Future Entrepreneur of the Year Award Area, Field, or Subject: Business administration Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $12,000 for the first year and $4,000 for each subsequent year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed up to 3 additional years.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school seniors who demonstrate leadership, academic excellence, ingenuity, and entrepreneurial spirit. Applicants must be interested in a college program that stresses the philosophy of entrepreneurship rather than a specific field of study. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

960 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE SELF-EMPLOYED

P.O. Box 612067
DFW Airport
Dallas, TX 75261-2067
800-232-NASE
Fax: 800-551-4446
Web Site: http://www.nase.org

To provide financial assistance for college to dependents of members of the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE).

Title of Award: NASE Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 22 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $4,000. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to dependents of members of NASE who are between 16 and 24 years of age. Applicants must be interested in working on an undergraduate degree at an accredited college or university. Selection is based on leadership abilities, academic performance, school and community participation, business experience, career and educational background, recommendations from teachers, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 1988 so NASE could provide children of the self-employed and micro-business owners with scholarship opportunities similar to those for students whose parents work in large corporations.

961 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF THEATRE OWNERS OF CALIFORNIA/NEVADA

116 North Robertson Boulevard, Suite 708
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Tel: (310)652-1093
Fax: (310)657-4758
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.natocalnev.org

To provide financial assistance for college to dependents of managers and corporate personnel of theaters that are members of the National Association of Theatre Owners of California/Nevada (NATO of CA/NV).

Title of Award: National Association of Theatre Owners of California/Nevada Dependent Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 10 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $7,500. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to dependents of managers and corporate personnel of NATO of CA/NV member theaters who are enrolled or planning to enroll in a postsecondary or vocational school. Selection is based on merit. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

962 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF THEATRE OWNERS OF CALIFORNIA/NEVADA

116 North Robertson Boulevard, Suite 708
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Tel: (310)652-1093
Fax: (310)657-4758
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.natocalnev.org

To provide financial assistance for college to employees of theaters that are members of the National Association of Theatre Owners of California/Nevada (NATO of CA/NV).

Title of Award: National Association of Theatre Owners of California/Nevada Field Level Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 15 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $7,500. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to field level employees of NATO of CA/NV member theaters who are enrolled or planning to enroll in a postsecondary or vocational school. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and have worked for at least 500 hours during the preceding calendar year. Selection is based on merit. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

963 NATIONAL ATHLETIC TRAINERS' ASSOCIATION

Attn: Research and Education Foundation
2952 Stemmons Freeway, Suite 200
Dallas, TX 75247-6103
Tel: (214)637-6282
Free: 800-TRY-NATA, ext. 121
Fax: (214)637-2206
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.natafoundation.org/scholarship.html

To provide financial aid to undergraduate student members of the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA).

Title of Award: NATA Undergraduate Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Athletics Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 30 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000 per year. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members of the association who are sponsored by an NATA certified athletic trainer, have a GPA of 3.2 or higher, and intend to pursue athletic training as a profession. Applicants must apply during their junior year or immediately prior to their final undergraduate year. They must submit a statement on their athletic training background, experience, philosophy, and goals. Selection is based on that essay; participation in their school's athletic training program, academic major, institution, intercollegiate athletics, and American higher education; and participation in campus activities other than academic and athletic training. Financial need is not considered. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year.

964 NATIONAL BETA CLUBS

151 Beta Club Way
Spartanburg, SC 29306-3012
Tel: (864)583-4554
Free: 800-845-8281
Fax: (864)542-9300
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.betaclub.org/scholarship/scholarship.html

To recognize and reward outstanding senior Beta Club members.

Title of Award: National Beta Club Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 208 each year: 1 at $15,000, 1 at $10,000, 1 at $8,000, 1 at $6,000, 1 at $4,000, and 203 at $1,000. Funds Available: Stipends range from $1,000 to $15,000 per year. Duration: The competition is held annually.

Eligibility Requirements: This competitive program is open to Beta Club members who best exemplify the club's goals of academic excellence, leadership, and school/community service. Each Beta Club may nominate 2 high school senior members to compete. Nominees will be required to complete application and nomination forms and return them to their Beta Club sponsor. Nominees must also take the American College Test (ACT) or Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT). Advancement to the semifinalist stage is contingent upon the submission of test scores and class rank. Selection is based on academic excellence, demonstrated leadership, character, and school and community service. Deadline for Receipt: December of each year. Additional Information: The National Beta Club is an academic, leadership, and service organization for students in grades 5 to 12.

965 NATIONAL BLACK MBA ASSOCIATION

180 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1400
Chicago, IL 60601
Tel: (312)236-2622, ext. 8086
Fax: (312)236-4131
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nbmbaa.org

To provide financial assistance to African American students interested in working on an undergraduate business degree.

Title of Award: National Black MBA Association Undergraduate Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: Business administration; Management Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Each year, each NBMBAA chapter selects 1 recipient. Currently, there are 31 chapters in the United States. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to African American students who wish to work on an undergraduate degree in a field related to business. Applicants must submit a completed application, high school or undergraduate transcripts, and an essay on a topic that changes annually. Selection is based on GPA, extracurricular activities, and quality of the essay. Deadline for Receipt: Each chapter determines its deadline date; most are in the spring. Additional Information: This program is funded by the national office of the National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA), which develops the application and selects the essay topics. It is administered by local chapters, which select the winners. Applications must be submitted to local chapters; for the name and address of a contact person at each chapter, write to the association. Recipients must attend college on a full-time basis.

966 NATIONAL BUSINESS ASSOCIATION

5151 Beltline Road, Suite 1150
Dallas, TX 75254-6795
Tel: (972)458-0900
Free: 800-456-0440
Fax: (972)960-9149
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nationalbusiness.org/NBAWEB/scholarship.htm

To provide financial assistance for college to children of members of the National Business Association (NBA).

Title of Award: National Business Association Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: At least 10 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,500. Funds are paid directly to the recipient's institution. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to the dependent children of active NBA members who are high school seniors or college freshmen, sophomores, or juniors. Applicants should be average to above average students, defined as high school seniors in the top third but not top 10% of their class, college students with a GPA of 2.5 to 3.5, or students with ACT scores of 18 to 26 or the SAT equivalents. Selection is based on academic record, test scores, extracurricular activities, and recommendations; financial need is not considered. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: Information is also available from Scholarship Program Administrators, Inc., P.O. Box 23737, Nashville, TN 37202-3737, (615) 320-3149, Fax: (615) 320-3151, E-mail: [email protected] Recipients must enroll full time.

967 NATIONAL CENTER FOR AMERICAN INDIAN ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT

Attn: Scholarship Committee
953 East Juanita Avenue
Mesa, AZ 85204
Tel: (480)545-1298, ext. 243
Fax: (480)545-4208
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ncaied.org/fundraising

To provide financial assistance to American Indian upper-division and graduate students working on a business degree.

Title of Award: American Indian Fellowship in Business Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Business administration Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College, Graduate Number Awarded: Up to 5 each year. Funds Available: A stipend is awarded (amount not specified). Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to American Indians who are currently enrolled full time in college at the upper-division or graduate school level and working on a business degree. Applicants must submit a letter on their reasons for pursuing higher education and their plans following completing of their degree. Selection is based on grades (30%), an essay on their community involvement (30%), an essay on personal challenges they have faced (25%), an essay on their paid or volunteer business experience (10%), and the quality of those essays (10%). Deadline for Receipt: August of each year.

968 NATIONAL COAL TRANSPORTATION ASSOCIATION

Attn: Executive Director
4 West Meadow Lark Lane, Suite 100
Littleton, CO 80127-5718
Tel: (303)979-2798
Fax: (303)973-1848
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nationalcoaltransportation.org

To provide financial assistance for college to children of employees of companies that are members of the National Coal Transportation Association (NCTA).

Title of Award: NCTA At Large Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified; Transportation Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: 3 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,500. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to dependent children of full-time employees of NCTA member companies who are entering their junior or senior year at an accredited college or university in the United States or Canada. Applicants must submit brief statements on their educational goals and career aspirations. Special consideration is given to applicants with an interest in the various industries represented by the NCTA field of membership. Selection is based on academic merit; financial need is not considered. Deadline for Receipt: June of each year. Additional Information: The NCTA was formerly known as the Western Coal Transportation Association. Recipients must enroll full time.

969 NATIONAL COLLEGIATE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION

Attn: Leadership Advisory Board
700 West Washington Avenue
P.O. Box 6222
Indianapolis, IN 46206-6222
Tel: (317)917-6307
Fax: (317)917-6364
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ncaa.org/membership/scholarships/degreecompletion/d1/index.html

To provide financial assistance to student-athletes at Division I colleges and universities who have exhausted their eligibility for aid from the institutions they attend.

Title of Award: Division I Degree-Completion Award Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Full-time students receive grants equal to a full athletics grant at their institution; part-time students receive tuition and an allowance for books. The NCAA foundation contributes $950,000 to this program each year. Duration: Up to 5 semesters of part-time study or 2 semesters of full-time work.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to student-athletes who have exhausted their 5 years of eligibility for institutional aid at a Division I member institution of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). Applicants must be entering at least their sixth year of college and be within 30 semester hours of their degree requirements. They must submit documentation of financial need. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 1991. It has awarded more than 1,400 scholarships worth approximately $6.6 million.

970 NATIONAL COLLEGIATE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION

Attn: Leadership Advisory Board
700 West Washington Avenue
P.O. Box 6222
Indianapolis, IN 46206-6222
Tel: (317)917-6307
Fax: (317)917-6364
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ncaa.org/membership/scholarships/degreecompletion/d2/index.html

To provide financial assistance to student-athletes at Division II colleges and universities who have exhausted their eligibility for aid from the institutions they attend.

Title of Award: Division II Degree-Completion Award Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: Varies each year; 98 of these awards were granted. Funds Available: The award is the lesser of 1) the recipient's athletics aid for the final year of eligibility; 2) tuition for the remaining credits toward completing an undergraduate degree; or 3) $5,000. Duration: Until completion of an undergraduate degree.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to student-athletes who have exhausted their eligibility for institutional aid at a Division II member institution of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). Applicants must be within their first 10 semesters or 15 quarters of full-time college attendance. They must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher and be within 30 semester hours of their first undergraduate degree. Selection is based on financial circumstances, athletic achievement, and involvement in campus and community activities. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 2001.

971 NATIONAL COUNCIL OF JEWISH WOMEN-SEATTLE SECTION

1011 Boren, Box 804
Seattle, WA 98104
Tel: (425)558-1894
Fax: (425)867-9808
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ncjwseattle.org

To provide financial assistance for academic or technical training to Jewish residents of Washington state.

Title of Award: National Council of Jewish Women Seattle Section Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Several each year. Funds Available: Partial and full tuition scholarships are awarded. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Jewish residents of Washington who are attending or planning to attend a college, university, technical school, vocational school, or job retraining program in the state. Selection is based on financial need, academics, Jewish involvement, and extracurricular activities. The application process includes a written application and a possible follow-up interview. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year.

972 NATIONAL COUNCIL ON YOUTH LEADERSHIP

Attn: Executive Director
P.O. Box 216
West Liberty, IA 52776
Tel: (515)779-9700
Fax: (515)246-1587
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ncyl.org

To provide financial assistance for college to high school students who participate in local chapters of the National Council on Youth Leadership (NCYL).

Title of Award: Youth Salute Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: The amounts of the awards vary.

Eligibility Requirements: High school juniors who have been elected or selected to a leadership position (in school activities, religious organizations, or community groups) and have at least a "B" average may be nominated to participate in the NCYL Youth Salute in their community. Nominees then complete an application and answer 3 out of 4 essay questions: 1) "What do you feel is the biggest challenge facing today's youth?" 2) "Who has been your mentor or role model? Why does this person play that role for you?" 3) "What qualities of leadership do you think are most important?" and 4) "What is one of your proudest accomplishments in life to date?" The students who are selected then participate during their senior year in 1) seminars and workshops on team building, communication, change, positive attitude, self-esteem, and leadership skills; 2) community recognition through ceremonies, local media coverage, and photographic displays of youth accomplishments; 3) various social events; and 4) an all-expense paid trip for the Youth Leaders of the Year from each chapter to the annual national NCYL leadership conference, "Town Meeting on Tomorrow." Some chapters also offer scholarships to their leaders. Additional Information: Currently, 32 local chapters participate in the Youth Salute program. For instance, Lexington, Kentucky awards $64,000 in scholarships; West Des Moines, Iowa awards $20,000 in scholarships; and Scottsdale, Arizona awards 4 scholarships (1 at $1,000, 1 at $500, and 2 at $250). For a list of chapters and their addresses, contact the sponsor.

973 NATIONAL FARMERS UNION

Attn: Director of Education
11900 East Cornell Avenue
Aurora, CO 80014
Tel: (303)337-5500
Free: 800-347-1961, ext. 2529
Fax: (303)368-1390
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nfu.org

To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors who are members of the National Farmers Union.

Title of Award: Hubert K. Seymour Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000. Funds may be used for tuition and books. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to graduating high school seniors who are planning to continue their education in a 2-year or 4-year accredited college or university. Applicants must be members of the National Farmers Union. They may be planning to major in any field. Along with their application, they must submit an essay on the significance of rural values in America on their life. Selection is based on the essay, academic record, and school and community activities. A telephone interview is also required. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year.

974 NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF CALIFORNIA

Attn: Nancy Burns, President
175 East Olive Avenue, Suite 308
Burbank, CA 91502-1812
Tel: (818)558-6524
Fax: (818)729-7930
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nfbcal.org

To provide financial assistance for undergraduate or graduate education to blind students in California.

Title of Award: Gerald Drake Memorial Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,500. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: Legally blind full-time students in California may apply for a scholarship, but they must attend the convention of the National Federation of the Blind of California. Applicants must submit an essay in which they describe their educational goals, involvement in the blindness community, and eye condition. High school seniors and college freshmen must submit their high school transcripts; other college students must submit transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work. Selection is based on academic merit. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year.

975 NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF CALIFORNIA

Attn: Nancy Burns, President
175 East Olive Avenue, Suite 308
Burbank, CA 91502-1812
Tel: (818)558-6524
Fax: (818)729-7930
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nfbcal.org

To provide financial assistance for undergraduate or graduate education to blind students in California.

Title of Award: LaVyrl Johnson Memorial Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,500. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: Legally blind full-time students in California may apply for a scholarship, but they must attend the convention of the National Federation of the Blind of California. Applicants must submit an essay in which they describe their educational goals, involvement in the blindness community, and eye condition. High school seniors and college freshmen must submit their high school transcripts; other college students must submit transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work. Selection is based on academic merit. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year.

976 NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF CALIFORNIA

Attn: Nancy Burns, President
175 East Olive Avenue, Suite 308
Burbank, CA 91502-1812
Tel: (818)558-6524
Fax: (818)729-7930
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nfbcal.org

To provide financial assistance for graduate or undergraduate education to blind students in California.

Title of Award: Lawrence Marcelino Memorial Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,500. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: Legally blind full-time students in California may apply for a scholarship, but they must attend the convention of the National Federation of the Blind of California. Applicants must submit an essay in which they describe their educational goals, involvement in the blindness community, and eye condition. High school seniors and college freshmen must submit their high school transcripts; other college students must submit transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work. Selection is based on academic merit. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year.

977 NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF CALIFORNIA

Attn: Nancy Burns, President
175 East Olive Avenue, Suite 308
Burbank, CA 91502-1812
Tel: (818)558-6524
Fax: (818)729-7930
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nfbcal.org

To provide financial assistance for graduate or undergraduate education to blind students in California.

Title of Award: National Federation of the Blind of California Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 3 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: Legally blind full-time students in California may apply for a scholarship, but they must attend the convention of the National Federation of the Blind of California. Applicants must submit an essay in which they describe their educational goals, involvement in the blindness community, and eye condition. High school seniors and college freshmen must submit their high school transcripts; other college students must submit transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work. Selection is based on academic merit. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year.

978 NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF ILLINOIS

c/o Catherine Horn Randall, President
11 Pitner Place
Jacksonville, IL 62650-2266
Tel: (217)245-7722
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nfbillinois.org

To provide financial assistance for college to blind students in Illinois.

Title of Award: National Federation of the Blind of Illinois Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 3 each year. Funds Available: Generally, stipends range from $1,500 to $2,000 per year. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to blind students in Illinois who are working on a college degree. High school students and currently-enrolled college students are eligible to apply. There is no restriction on subject major. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: Information is also available from Debbie Stein, Scholarship Committee, 5817 North Nina Avenue, Chicago, IL 60631, (773) 631-1093, E-mail: [email protected]

979 NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF INDIANA

c/o Ron Brown, President
6010 Winnpenny Lane
Indianapolis, IN 46220-5253
Tel: (317)205-9226
E-mail: [email protected]

To provide financial assistance for college to blind residents of Indiana.

Title of Award: National Federation of the Blind of Indiana Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: The stipend ranges from $500 to $1,000. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: An applicant must be blind, an Indiana resident, a high school graduate, and planning to continue on in school. Eligible students are invited to submit a biographical statement that covers their academic record and career plans. Deadline for Receipt: June of each year. Additional Information: Recipients must attend the state conference to receive their scholarships.

980 NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF MISSOURI

c/o Gary Wunder, President
3910 Tropical Lane
Columbia, MO 65202-6205
Tel: (573)874-1774; 888-604-1774
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nfbmo.org

To provide financial assistance for college to blind students in Missouri.

Title of Award: John and Rhoda Dower Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Up to 3 each year. Funds Available: The maximum stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to legally blind residents of Missouri who are working on or planning to work on an undergraduate or graduate degree. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: Additional information is also available from the Chair of the Achievement Awards Committee: Sheila Koenig, 634 South National, Apartment 303, Springfield, MO 65804, (417) 869-1078.

981 NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

c/o John E. Parker, President
2 Center Street, Apartment 2
Laconia, NH 03246-3737
Tel: (603)528-0107
E-mail: [email protected]

To provide financial assistance to blind students in New Hampshire who wish to work on an undergraduate or graduate degree.

Title of Award: Floyd Callward Memorial Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. The funds may be used to purchase education-related equipment or services or to defray the costs of tuition, board, and other school fees. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to legally blind and totally blind residents of New Hampshire who are attending or planning to attend college. Applicants must submit 1) a letter describing what they have done to deal with situations involving their blindness, their personal goals and aspirations, and how the scholarship will help them; 2) 2 letters of recommendation; 3) high school or college transcripts; 4) a list of honors and awards; and 5) information on community service and volunteer work. There are no restrictions on level, gender, or field of study. Financial need is not considered. Deadline for Receipt: September of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 1990. Information is also available from Louis Gosselin, c/o New Hampshire State Department of Education, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, 361 Lincoln Street, Manchester, NH 03103, (603) 669-8733.

982 NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF NEW MEXICO

c/o Arthur Schreiber, President
1331 Park Avenue, N.W., Number 1504
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Tel: (505)243-6165
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nfbnm.org

To provide financial assistance to blind students in New Mexico who are interested in attending college.

Title of Award: National Federation of the Blind of New Mexico Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: At least 4 each year. Funds Available: Stipends up to $1,000 are available. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to blind students in New Mexico who are high school seniors or currently enrolled full time in college. Applicants must submit a copy of their transcript, a 250-word essay on how this scholarship will benefit them (including comments on their philosophy of blindness), and 3 letters of recommendation (including at least 1 from a member of the National Federation of the Blind). Deadline for Receipt: January of each year. Additional Information: Information is also available from James L. Salas, P.O. Box 36032, Albuquerque, NM 87176-6032.

983 NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF NORTH CAROLINA

c/o Tim Jones, President
128 Summerlea Drive
Charlotte, NC 28214-1324
Tel: (704)391-3204
Fax: (704)391-3204
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nfbofnc.org

To provide financial assistance to blind residents of North Carolina who are interested in pursuing postsecondary education.

Title of Award: Robert M. Stanley Memorial Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. These funds are intended to meet expenses not otherwise covered by public resources. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: Legally blind residents of North Carolina are eligible to apply for this program if they are interested in preparing for a career at a college, university, or technical school in the state. Recipients are selected on the basis of academic excellence, service to the community, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

984 NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF WISCONSIN

Attn: President
1420 West State Street
Janesville, WI 53546
Tel: (608)758-4800
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nfbwis.org

To provide financial assistance for college to blind students in Wisconsin.

Title of Award: National Federation of the Blind of Wisconsin Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 2 each year: 1 at $1,000 and 1 at $500. Funds Available: The stipends are $1,000 or $500. The recipients are also provided with 1) transportation and hotel accommodations to attend the 3-day state convention of the National Federation of the Blind of Wisconsin and 2) transportation, hotel accommodations, and $200 for meals for the week-long national convention. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to blind residents of Wisconsin who are attending or planning to attend a college or university. Applicants must provide a statement detailing their strengths, personal challenges, goals, and ways of working with their blindness. Selection is based on academic excellence, personal achievement, and community service. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: Information is also available from Cheryl Orgas, Scholarship Coordinator, 4222 North Maryland Avenue, Shorewood, WI 53211, (414) 964-7995. The recipient must attend both state and national conventions in their entirety.

985 NATIONAL FLUID MILK PROCESSOR PROMOTION BOARD

Attn: Scholar Athlete Milk Mustache of the Year (SAMMY)
1250 H Street, N.W., Suite 950
Washington, DC 20005
Tel: (202)737-0153
Free: 800-WHY-MILK
Web Site: http://www.whymilk.com

To provide financial assistance for college to outstanding high school scholar-athletes.

Title of Award: SAMMY Awards Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 25 each year (1 from each of 25 geographic districts). Funds Available: College scholarships of $7,500 each are awarded. In addition, each winner plus 2 guests are invited to attend the winners' ceremony at Disney World in Orlando, Florida. Duration: The awards are presented annually.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of the 48 contiguous United States and the District of Columbia who are currently high school seniors and who participate in a high school or club sport. The country is divided into 25 geographic regions, and 3 finalists are selected from each region. From those, 1 winner from each region is chosen. Selection is based on academic achievement (35%), athletic excellence (35%), leadership (15%), citizenship/community service (10%), and a 75-word essay on how drinking milk is part of their life and training regimen (5%). Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: This program, which began in 1998, is sponsored by the National Fluid Milk Processor Promotion Board, Dairy Management Inc., and USA Today, Information is also available from Weber Shandwick Worldwide, Attn: Adena Miller, (312) 988-2295.

986 NATIONAL FOSTER PARENT ASSOCIATION

Attn: Scholarship Committee
7512 Stanich Avenue, Suite 6
Gig Harbor, WA 98335
Tel: (253)853-4000
Free: 800-557-5238
Fax: (253)853-4001
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nfpainc.org/awards/youthScholarships.cfm

To assist students whose families are members of the National Foster Parent Association (NFPA) and who are interested in attending college or vocational school.

Title of Award: National Foster Parent Association Youth Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 5 each year: 3 to foster children and 2 to birth or adoptive children of foster parent NFPA members. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to students who are in foster care at the time of application; are entering the first year of college or its equivalent (including vocational school, job training, correspondence studies, or GED work); and reside with an association member family. Adopted children and birth children of foster parents are also eligible. Students entering a college or university must be high school seniors (regardless of age); students entering vocational or equivalent training must be at least 17 years of age, whether in or out of school. All applicants must submit a statement (300 to 500 words) on why they want to further their education and why they should be considered for this scholarship. Financial need is considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: These scholarships were formerly named in memory of Benjamin Eaton who, in 1636 at the age of 7, became the nation's first recorded foster child. The program includes 1 scholarship designated the Gordon Evans Scholarship.

987 NATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR WOMEN LEGISLATORS, INC.

910 16th Street, N.W., Suite 100
Washington, DC 20006
Tel: (202)293-3040
Fax: (202)293-5430
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.womenlegistors.org

To recognize and reward college-bound young women who have made significant contributions to the well-being of young people in their communities.

Title of Award: Christian Science Monitor Freshman College Award Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The award is $2,500. The winner's essay may be published in the Christian Science Monitor.Duration: The award is granted annually.

Eligibility Requirements: High school senior women are invited to write a 1-page essay about their contribution to the well-being of young people in their community. The essay should tell why they were motivated to do this work, how this work is important in improving the well-being of young people, what they believe it has accomplished, and what they learned from this experience. Applicants should also submit 2 personal letters of reference. Deadline for Receipt: June of each year. Additional Information: This program is sponsored jointly by the National Foundation for Women Legislators and the Christian Science Monitor.

988 NATIONAL HOOK-UP OF BLACK WOMEN, INC.

Attn: Scholarship Committee
1809 East 71st Street, Suite 205
Chicago, IL 60649
Tel: (773)667-7061
Fax: (773)667-7064
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nhbwinc.com

To provide financial assistance to African American high school and college students who are interested in earning an undergraduate degree.

Title of Award: Arnita Young Boswell Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 5 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Funds are paid directly to the college or university of the recipient's choice. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to African American high school seniors or currently-enrolled college students. They must be attending or preparing to attend an accredited school and have a GPA of 2.75 or higher. They must demonstrate written communication skills by preparing an essay of 300 to 500 words on a topic that changes annually; recently, the topic was "Electing a U.S. President: Should the Electoral College Process Remain a Component of the Election Procedure?" Selection is based on academic record, financial need, community service, concern for the African American family, and a desire to complete a college degree. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year.

989 NATIONAL HUGUENOT SOCIETY

Attn: Executive Director
9033 Lyndale Avenue South, Suite 108
Bloomington, MN 55420-3535
Tel: (952)885-9776
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://huguenot.netnation.com/general/scholarship.htm

To provide financial assistance for college or graduate school to members of the National Huguenot Society.

Title of Award: National Huguenot Society Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College, Graduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $5,000. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to students at accredited colleges, universities, and graduate schools who have completed at least 2 years of college with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Applicants must be a regular member of the National Huguenot Society which requires that they 1) be at least 18 years of age; 2) adhere to the Huguenot principles of faith and liberty; 3) be a member of the Protestant faith; and 4) be lineally descended from a Huguenot who either emigrated from France to North America or another country between 1520 and 1787 or remained in France. Their program of study must have included at least 2 semesters of history, including a history of religion. Along with their application, they may submit a short statement on their scholastic achievements and goals and how a scholarship would be advantageous to them. Financial need is not considered in the selection process. Additional Information: Information is also available from Richard Dana Smith, Sr., Huguenot Scholarship Awards, 647 Brintons Bridge Road, West Chester, PA 19382.

990 NATIONAL INDIAN EDUCATION ASSOCIATION

Attn: Awards Committee
700 North Fairfax Street, Suite 210
Alexandria, VA 22314
Tel: (703)838-2870
Fax: (703)838-1620
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.niea.org

To provide financial assistance for college to members of the National Indian Education Association (NIEA).

Title of Award: John C. Rouillard and Alice Tonemah Memorial Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: Stipends range from $1,500 to $2,500. Funds may be used for educational expenses not covered by other sources. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to American Indians, Native Hawaiians, and Alaska Natives working full time on an associate, bachelor's, master's, or doctoral degree. Applicants must be members of NIEA and be nominated by a member. They must have demonstrated leadership qualities, maintained high academic achievement, served as a role model for other students, and shown creativity or commitment in the following areas: 1) promoted an understanding and an appreciation of Native American culture in an educational setting; 2) demonstrated positive, active leadership in student affairs; 3) demonstrated and/or encouraged student involvement in educational or community activities; and/or 4) achieved their educational goals and objectives. Deadline for Receipt: September of each year.

991 NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH BLACK SCIENTISTS ASSOCIATION

Attn: Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 2262
Kensington, MD 20891-2262
Web Site: http://bsa.od.nih.gov

To provide financial assistance to underrepresented minority high school seniors from Washington, D.C. who plan to study science in college.

Title of Award: Cheryl Torrence-Campbell Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Science 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 public and private high schools in the District of Columbia who are members of ethnic or racial groups underrepresented in the field of biomedical research. Applicants must have been accepted into an accredited college or university to major in the sciences. They must submit a 1-page essay on why they have chosen to major in science in college. Preference is given to students who are financially disadvantaged. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year.

992 NATIONAL JUNIOR ANGUS ASSOCIATION

Attn: Director Junior Activities
3201 Frederick Boulevard
St. Joseph, MO 64506
Tel: (816)383-5100
Fax: (816)233-9703
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.njaa.info/awards.html

To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors who are members of the National Junior Angus Association (NJAA) and participate in state and regional activities related to Angus.

Title of Award: American Angus Auxiliary Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 10 each year: 5 set aside for girls and 5 for boys. Funds Available: For each division, first place is $1,100, second place is $950, third place is $900, fourth place is $800, and fifth place is $750. Funds are sent to the recipients' college or university upon proof of full-time enrollment. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members of the association who are nominated by state or regional scholarship chairs; each chair is entitled to nominate 1 boy and 1 girl. Boys and girls compete in separate divisions. Applicants must submit a 300-word essay that covers 1) Angus in their present farm operations, 2) what Angus cattle have meant to them, 3) their learning experiences, 4) their farm program, and 5) their ambitions and future plans. They must also document their Angus projects and activities; school activities; 4-H, FFA, and other agriculture-related activities; church, community, and other activities; owned junior Angus show record; bred and owned junior Angus show record; open show record; showmanship record; livestock judging contests; Angus herd improvement record; and sale consignments. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year. Additional Information: Further information is available from American Angus Auxiliary, Scholarship Chairperson, Shirley Williams, P.O. Box 789, Fort Smith, AR 72902, (479) 474-1013, Fax: (479) 471-1605, E-mail: [email protected] Recipients may pursue any field of study in college. The winners in the girl's division are invited to compete for the Miss American Angus title at the auxiliary's annual meeting in November.

993 NATIONAL JUNIOR ANGUS ASSOCIATION

Attn: Director Junior Activities
3201 Frederick Boulevard
St. Joseph, MO 64506
Tel: (816)383-5100
Fax: (816)233-9703
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.njaa.info/awards.html

To provide financial assistance to students who have been members of the National Junior Angus Association (NJAA) and are enrolled or planning to enroll in any field in college.

Title of Award: Angus Foundation Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 20 each year: 2 at $3,500 and 18 at $1,000. Funds Available: The stipends are $3,500 or $1,000. Duration: 1 year. Recipients of the $1,000 awards may reapply for 1 additional year; recipients of the $3,500 awards may not reapply.

Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must have been a member of the NJAA in the past and presently must be a junior, regular, or life member of the American Angus Association. They must be either a high school senior or already enrolled in college working full time on an undergraduate degree and younger than 25 years of age. All fields of study are eligible. Selection is based on involvement in Angus associations, other agriculture-related associations, school organizations, and church, civic, and community groups. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year. Additional Information: This program, established in 1997, is sponsored by the Angus Foundation.

994 NATIONAL LATINA ALLIANCE

633 West Fifth Street, Suite 1150
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Tel: (323)980-7992
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nationallatinaalliance.org/ScholProg.htm

To provide financial assistance for college or other career education to Latinas.

Title of Award: National Latina Alliance Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 17 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: Stipends range from $500 to $1,000, depending on the need of the recipient. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Latinas who are 1) graduating high school seniors; 2) currently enrolled in a college or university; 3) returning to school after an absence of at least 2 years; or 4) preparing for a non-traditional career (e.g., chef, artist, entrepreneur, nurse). Applicants must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher and be able to document financial need. They must submit a 1-page essay on the question, "As a Latina, what do you think is important for the success of the community?" Reentry applicants must also provide a 1-page essay discussing their reason for withdrawing from school. Non-traditional career students must provide documentation regarding their career. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: Information is also available from Gloria Michel, Education Committee Chair, c/o Guerra & Associates, 1100 South Flower Street, Suite 2100, Los Angeles, CA 90015.

995 NATIONAL MILITARY FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.

Attn: Spouse Scholarship Program
2500 North Van Dorn Street, Suite 102
Alexandria, VA 22302-1601
Tel: (703)931-6632
Free: 800-260-0218
Fax: (703)931-4600
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nmfa.org

To provide financial assistance for college or graduate school to spouses of active and retired uniformed services personnel.

Title of Award: Joanne Holbrook Patton Military Spouse Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 25 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Funds are paid directly to the educational institution to be used for tuition, fees, books, and school room and board. Duration: 1 year; recipients may reapply.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to the spouses of uniformed services personnel (active, retired, reserve, guard, or survivor). Applicants must be attending or planning to attend an accredited postsecondary institution to work on a professional certificate or undergraduate or graduate degree. Selection is based on an essay question, community involvement, and academic achievement. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: This program began in 2004. It is currently sponsored by General Dynamics. Applications must be submitted online.

996 NATIONAL MINORITY JUNIOR GOLF SCHOLARSHIP ASSOCIATION

Attn: Scholarship Committee
4950 East Thomas Road
Phoenix, AZ 85018
Tel: (602)258-7851
Fax: (602)258-3412
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nmjgsa.org/scholarships.html

To provide financial assistance to minority high school seniors and undergraduate students who excel at golf.

Title of Award: NMJGSA Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies; generally 80 or more each year. Funds Available: Stipends range from 1-time awards of $1,000 to 4-year awards of $6,000 per year. Funds are paid directly to the recipient's college. Duration: 1 year or longer.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to minority high school seniors and undergraduate students already enrolled in college. Applicants are asked to write a 500-word essay on this question: "One of the principal goals of education and golf is fostering ways for people to respect and get along with individuals who think, dress, look, and act differently. How might you make this goal a reality?" Selection is based on academic achievement; personal recommendations; participation in golf, school, and community activities; and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 1984. Support is provided by the Jackie Robinson Foundation, PGA of America, Anheuser-Busch, the Tiger Woods Foundation, and other cooperating organizations.

997 NATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR WOMEN-NEW YORK STATE, INC.

Attn: NOW-NYS Foundation, Inc.
800 Main Street, Suite 3B
Niagara Falls, NY 14301
Tel: (716)285-5598
Fax: (716)285-5602
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nownys.org/sgs.html

To provide financial assistance to undergraduate and graduate students in New York.

Title of Award: Shirley U. Graber Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Stipends range from $200 to $2,000. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to students in New York enrolled at a 2-year or 4-year college or university, graduate school, law school, or other professional graduate program. Applicants must have completed at least 1 course in women's studies. At least 1 award is reserved for a student attending Brooklyn College. Financial need is considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, but they should be submitted from 8 months to 1 year in advance of the semester for which funding is requested.

998 NATIONAL ROOFING FOUNDATION

10255 West Higgins Road, Suite 600
Rosemont, IL 60018-5607
Tel: (847)299-9070
Free: 800-323-9545
Fax: (847)299-1183
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nrca.net

To provide financial assistance for college to students affiliated with the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA),

Title of Award: Roofing Industry Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000 per year. Duration: Up to 4 years of undergraduate study as long as the recipient maintains at least a GPA of "C+" or equivalent.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to the employees or immediate family members of regular contractor members of the association. They must be high school seniors or graduates who plan to enroll or students who are already enrolled in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited 2-year or 4-year college, university, or vocational/technical school. Selection is based on academic record, potential to succeed, leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, a statement of educational and career goals, and an outside appraisal; financial need is not considered. Deadline for Receipt: January of each year. Additional Information: 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]

999 NATIONAL SCHOOL BOARDS ASSOCIATION

Attn: National Caucus of Hispanic School Board Members
1680 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-3493
Tel: (703)838-6157
Fax: (703)683-7590
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nsba.org/caucus

To provide financial assistance for college to Hispanic high school seniors.

Title of Award: National Caucus of Hispanic School Board Members Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: 5 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school seniors of Hispanic origin who have been accepted to an accredited 4-year college or university. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and be able to demonstrate financial need. Along with their application, they must submit an autobiographical statement that includes a paragraph about their financial need. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 1999. Funding is provided by Washington Mutual Bank and the Philip Morris Corporation.

1000 NATIONAL SOCIETY OF ACCOUNTANTS

Attn: NSA Scholarship Foundation
1010 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-1574
Tel: (703)549-6400, ext. 1312
Free: 800-966-6679, ext. 1312
Fax: (703)549-2512
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nsacct.org

To provide financial assistance to undergraduate students majoring in accounting.

Title of Award: NSA Annual Scholarship Awards Area, Field, or Subject: Accounting Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Approximately 40 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is approximately $500 per year for students entering their second year of studies or approximately $1,000 per year for students entering the third or fourth year. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to undergraduate students enrolled on a full-time basis in an accounting degree program at an accredited 2-year or 4-year college or university with a GPA of 3.0 or better. Students in 2-year colleges may apply during their first year or during their second year if transferring to a 4-year institution, provided they have committed themselves to a major in accounting throughout the remainder of their college career; students in 4-year colleges may apply for a scholarship for their second, third, or fourth year of studies, provided they have committed themselves to a major in accounting through the remainder of their college career. Only U.S. or Canadian citizens attending a U.S. accredited business school, college, or university may apply. Selection is based on academic attainment, demonstrated leadership ability, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: The outstanding student in this competition, designated the Charles H. Earp Memorial Scholar, receives an additional stipend of $200 and an appropriate plaque.

1001 NATIONAL SOCIETY OF ACCOUNTANTS

Attn: NSA Scholarship Foundation
1010 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-1574
Tel: (703)549-6400, ext. 1312
Free: 800-966-6679, ext. 1312
Fax: (703)549-2512
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nsacct.org

To provide financial assistance to undergraduate students in accounting from Virginia.

Title of Award: Louis and Fannie Sager Memorial Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Accounting Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend ranges from $500 to $1,000 per year. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to graduates of Virginia public high schools who are enrolled as an undergraduate at a Virginia college or university. Applicants must be majoring in accounting and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. They must submit a letter of intent outlining their reasons for seeking the award, their intended career objective, and how this scholarship award would be used to accomplish that objective. Selection is based on academic attainment, demonstrated leadership ability, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year.

1002 NATIONAL SOCIETY OF ACCOUNTANTS

Attn: NSA Scholarship Foundation
1010 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-1574
Tel: (703)549-6400, ext. 1312
Free: 800-966-6679, ext. 1312
Fax: (703)549-2512
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nsacct.org

To provide funding for the undergraduate and graduate study of accounting to relatives of active or deceased members of the National Society of Accountants.

Title of Award: Stanley H. Stearman Scholarship Award Area, Field, or Subject: Accounting 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: Up to 3 years.

Eligibility Requirements: Both undergraduate and graduate students may apply for this award. They must be working on a degree in accounting, have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, be enrolled full time at an accredited college or university, and be the relative (spouse, son, daughter, grandchild, niece, nephew, or son- or daughter-in-law) of an active National Society of Accountants' member or deceased member. Applicants must submit a letter of intent outlining their reasons for seeking the award, their intended career objective, and how this scholarship award would be used to accomplish that objective. Selection is based on academic attainment, demonstrated leadership ability, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year.

1003 NATIONAL SOCIETY DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION

Attn: Scholarship Committee
1776 D Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20006-5303
Tel: (202)628-1776
Web Site: http://www.dar.org/natsociety/edout_scholar.cfm

To provide financial assistance for college to the children of active members of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR).

Title of Award: Lillian and Arthur Dunn Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000 per year. Duration: Up to 4 years.

Eligibility Requirements: Eligible to apply for these scholarships are children of active DAR members who are graduating seniors at accredited high schools and who plan to continue their education at a college or university in the United States. Applicants must be sponsored by a local chapter of the DAR. Selection is based on academic excellence, commitment to the field of study, and financial need. U.S. citizenship is required. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: Information is also available from Carole T. Farmer, DAR Scholarship Committee Chair, P.O. Box 480991, Kansas City, MO 64148-0991, E-mail: [email protected] Requests for applications must be accompanied by a self-addressed stamped envelope.

1004 NATIONAL SOCIETY DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION

Attn: Scholarship Committee
1776 D Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20006-5303
Tel: (202)628-1776
Web Site: http://www.dar.org/natsociety/edout_scholar.cfm

To provide financial assistance to Native American students who are working on an undergraduate degree.

Title of Award: Frances Crawford Marvin American Indian Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend depends on the availability of funds. Duration: This is a 1-time award.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Native Americans enrolled full time at a 2-year or 4-year college or university. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Selection is based on academic achievement and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: January of each year. Additional Information: Information is also available from Carole T. Farmer, DAR Scholarship Committee Chair, P.O. Box 480991, Kansas City, MO 64148-0991, E-mail: [email protected] Requests for applications must be accompanied by a self-addressed stamped envelope.

1005 NATIVE DAUGHTERS OF THE GOLDEN WEST

543 Baker Street
San Francisco, CA 94117-1405
Tel: (415)563-9091
Free: 800-994-NDGW
Fax: (415)563-5230
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ndgw.org/edu.htm

To provide financial assistance for college to members of the Native Daughters of the Golden West in California and their families.

Title of Award: Native Daughters of the Golden West Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 4 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: A stipend is awarded (amount not specified). Duration: 1 year; may be renewed if the recipient maintains a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members and their children who are attending or planning to attend an accredited university, college, or vocational school in California. Applicants must have been born in the state. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: Information is also available from Pat Riley, Education and Scholarship Chair, 527 29th Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94403. This program includes the Annie L. Adair Scholarship and the Sue J. Irwin Scholarship. Requests for applications must be accompanied by a self-addressed envelope.

1006 NATSO FOUNDATION

1199 North Fairfax Street, Suite 801
Alexandria, VA 22314
Tel: (703)549-2100
Fax: (703)684-9667
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.natsofoundation.org/education/billmoon.html

To provide financial assistance for college to travel plaza and truckstop industry employees and their dependents.

Title of Award: Bill Moon Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 5 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,500. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to employees in the travel plaza and truckstop industry and their children. Applicants must submit an essay, from 500 to 1,000 words, on what inspired them to pursue postsecondary education, their goals upon completion of a degree, and why they deserve this scholarship. Selection is based on the essay, academic merit, extracurricular and community activities, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: The NATSO Foundation was established by the National Association of Truck Stop Operators in 1990. It began awarding scholarships in 1993. Information is also available from the Bill Moon Scholarship Committee, c/o Vicki J. Baker, 4701 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Suite 209, Washington, DC 20008.

1007 NAVAJO NATION

Attn: Office of Navajo Nation Scholarship and Financial Assistance
P.O. Box 1870
Window Rock, AZ 86515-1870
Tel: (928)871-7640
Free: 800-243-2956
Fax: (928)871-6561
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.onnsfa.org

To provide financial assistance to academically superior members of the Navajo Nation who are interested in working on an undergraduate degree.

Title of Award: Chief Manuelito Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 79 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: The stipend is $5,000 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed if the recipient maintains full-time status and a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to enrolled members of the Navajo Nation who are attending or planning to enroll as full-time students at an accredited college or university. Applicants who are graduating high school seniors must have the following minimum combinations of ACT score and GPA: 21 and 3.8, 22 and 3.7, 23 and 3.6, 24 and 3.5, 25 and 3.4, 26 and 3.3, 27 and 3.2, 28 and 3.1, or 29 and 3.0. They must have completed in high school at least 1 unit of Navajo language and at least half a unit of Navajo government. Applicants who are current undergraduate students must have completed at least 24 semester credit hours with an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 1980.

1008 NAVAJO NATION

Attn: Office of Navajo Nation Scholarship and Financial Assistance
P.O. Box 1870
Window Rock, AZ 86515-1870
Tel: (928)871-7640
Free: 800-243-2956
Fax: (928)871-6561
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.onnsfa.org

To provide financial assistance for undergraduate or graduate study to women selected as Miss Navajo Nation.

Title of Award: Miss Navajo Nation Grant Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Funds Available: The stipend is $7,500 for undergraduate study or $15,000 for graduate study. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: A woman who has completed her reign as Miss Navajo Nation is eligible to receive this grant if she is enrolled as a full-time student on the graduate or undergraduate level. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

1009 NAVAJO NATION

Attn: Office of Navajo Nation Scholarship and Financial Assistance
P.O. Box 1870
Window Rock, AZ 86515-1870
Tel: (928)871-7640
Free: 800-243-2956
Fax: (928)871-6561
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.onnsfa.org

To provide financial assistance to members of the Navajo Nation who require remedial education at the college level.

Title of Award: Navajo Nation College Developmental Studies Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Funds Available: The amount of the award depends on the need of the recipient. Duration: Recipients may enroll in up to 12 semester credit hours of college development courses during their first year in college.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to enrolled members of the Navajo Nation who are taking developmental studies courses to improve deficiencies in math, reading, or writing skills. Preference is given to students at Dine College. Selection is based on financial need. Deadline for Receipt: June of each year for fall term; November of each year for winter or spring terms; April of each year for summer session.

1010 NAVAJO NATION

Attn: Office of Navajo Nation Scholarship and Financial Assistance
P.O. Box 1870
Window Rock, AZ 86515-1870
Tel: (928)871-7640
Free: 800-243-2956
Fax: (928)871-6561
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.onnsfa.org

To provide financial assistance for college to members of the Navajo Nation.

Title of Award: Navajo Nation Financial Need-Based Assistance Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 3,714 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,500 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed (if the recipient maintains at least a 2.0 GPA) for up to a total of 10 semesters of full-time undergraduate study, 5 academic terms or 64 semester credit hours at 2-year institutions, or 50 semester credit hours of part-time undergraduate study.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to enrolled members of the Navajo Nation who have proof of one-quarter or more Navajo Indian blood quantum on their Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood. Applicants must be attending or planning to attend an accredited institution of higher education to work on an associate or baccalaureate degree. Financial need must be demonstrated. Deadline for Receipt: June of each year for fall term; November of each year for winter or spring terms; April of each year for summer session.

1011 NAVAJO NATION

Attn: Office of Navajo Nation Scholarship and Financial Assistance
P.O. Box 1870
Window Rock, AZ 86515-1870
Tel: (928)871-7640
Free: 800-243-2956
Fax: (928)871-6561
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.onnsfa.org

To provide financial assistance for vocational education to members of the Navajo Nation.

Title of Award: Navajo Nation Vocational Education Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Vocational/Occupational Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: The amount of the award depends on the need of the recipient. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to enrolled members of the Navajo Nation who are enrolled or planning to enroll full time at a regionally accredited vocational institution. Applicants must be interested in working on an associate of applied science degree or a vocational certificate. Selection is based on financial need. Deadline for Receipt: June of each year for fall term; November of each year for winter or spring terms; April of each year for summer session.

1012 NAVAJO NATION

Attn: Office of Navajo Nation Scholarship and Financial Assistance
P.O. Box 1870
Window Rock, AZ 86515-1870
Tel: (928)871-7640
Free: 800-243-2956
Fax: (928)871-6561
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.onnsfa.org

To provide financial assistance for college to Navajo college students who are affiliated with the United Methodist Church.

Title of Award: United Methodist Church ONNSFA Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed if the recipient maintains a GPA of 2.0 or higher and enrolls in at least 12 credit hours per semester.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Navajo undergraduate students who belong to the United Methodist Church. Applicants may reside in any state. Both no-need and need-based scholarships are awarded. Additional Information: Recipients must enroll as full-time students in college.

1013 NAVAJO NATION

Attn: Office of Navajo Nation Scholarship and Financial Assistance
P.O. Box 1870
Window Rock, AZ 86515-1870
Tel: (928)871-7640
Free: 800-243-2956
Fax: (928)871-6561
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.onnsfa.org

To provide financial assistance for college to Navajo high school seniors in New Mexico.

Title of Award: Virginia D. Wilson Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed if the recipient maintains a GPA of 2.0 or higher and enrolls in at least 12 credit hours per semester.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school seniors who are enrolled members of the Navajo Nation, reside in New Mexico, and are about to enter college. Financial need is not considered in the selection process. Additional Information: Recipients may major in any field. Recipients must enroll as full-time students in college.

1014 NAVY LEAGUE OF THE UNITED STATES

Attn: Scholarships
2300 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22201-3308
Tel: (703)528-1775
Free: 800-356-5760
Fax: (703)528-2333
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.navyleague.org/scholarship

To provide financial assistance for college to the dependent children of naval personnel in Alaska.

Title of Award: Alaska Sea Services Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Up to 4 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000 per year; funds are paid directly to the academic institution for tuition, books, and fees. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed 1 additional year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to the dependent children of active duty and retired members of the Navy, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard who are residents of Alaska. Evidence of acceptance at an accredited college or university for full-time undergraduate study leading to a baccalaureate degree must be presented. Selection is based on academic proficiency, character, leadership ability, community involvement, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year.

1015 NAVY LEAGUE OF THE UNITED STATES

Attn: Scholarships
2300 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22201-3308
Tel: (703)528-1775
Free: 800-356-5760
Fax: (703)528-2333
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.navyleague.org/scholarship

To provide financial assistance for college to dependent children of naval personnel, especially Native Americans.

Title of Award: Jewell Hilton Bonner Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,500 per year. Duration: 4 years.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to U.S. citizens who are high school seniors or graduates with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Applicants must be able to demonstrate financial need; be a dependent or direct descendant of a person who is or has honorably served in a U.S. sea service (including the Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, or Merchant Marines) or currently be an active member of the U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps themselves; and be entering their freshman year of college. As part of the selection process, they must submit a 250-word essay on their personal goals and their educational and career objectives. Preference is given to applicants of Native American heritage. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: Requests for applications must be accompanied by a stamped self-addressed envelope.

1016 NAVY LEAGUE OF THE UNITED STATES

Attn: Scholarships
2300 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22201-3308
Tel: (703)528-1775
Free: 800-356-5760
Fax: (703)528-2333
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.navyleague.org/scholarship

To provide financial assistance for college to dependent children of naval personnel.

Title of Award: Navy League Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Approximately 5 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,500 per year. Duration: 4 years.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to U.S. citizens who are high school seniors or graduates with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Applicants must be able to demonstrate financial need; be a dependent or direct descendant of a person who is or has honorably served in a U.S. sea service (including the Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, or Merchant Marines) or currently be an active member of the U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps; and be entering their freshman year of college. As part of the selection process, they must submit a 250-word essay on their personal goals and their educational and career objectives. Selection is based on academic record, leadership achievement, character, all-around ability, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This program includes the following named awards: the John G. Brokaw Scholarship, the Jack and Eileen Anderson Scholarship, the Anne E. Clark Foundation Scholarship, the Harold E. Wirth Scholarship, the Albert Levinson Scholarship, the CAPT Earnest G. "Scotty" and Renee Campbell, USN (Ret.) Scholarship, the CAPT Winifred Quick Collins, USN (Ret.) Scholarship, the John "Jack" Schiff Scholarship, and the Wesley C. Cameron Scholarship. Requests for applications must be accompanied by a stamped self-addressed envelope.

1017 NAVY LEAGUE OF THE UNITED STATES

Attn: Scholarships
2300 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22201-3308
Tel: (703)528-1775
Free: 800-356-5760
Fax: (703)528-2333
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.navyleague.org/scholarship

To provide financial assistance for college to dependent children of naval personnel or veterans who were attached to U.S. Naval Facility commands in the Philippines during specified times.

Title of Award: Subic Bay-Cubi Point Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,500 per year. Duration: 4 years.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school seniors and graduates with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Applicants must be able to demonstrate financial need; be a dependent or direct descendant of a person who is or has honorably served in a U.S. sea service (including the Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, or Merchant Marines) or currently be an active member of the U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps; and be entering their freshman year of college. As part of the selection process, they must submit a 250-word essay on their personal goals and their educational and career objectives. Preference is given to dependents of sea service personnel who were permanently attached to the U.S. Naval Facility commands at Subic Bay, Cubi Point, or San Miguel in the Philippines between January 1980 and December 1992. There is no citizenship restriction for this scholarship. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: Requests for applications must be accompanied by a stamped self-addressed envelope.

1018 NAVY LEAGUE OF THE UNITED STATES

Attn: Scholarships
2300 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22201-3308
Tel: (703)528-1775
Free: 800-356-5760
Fax: (703)528-2333
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.navyleague.org/scholarship

To provide financial assistance for college to dependent children of naval personnel and veterans, especially those who reside in the San Diego, California area.

Title of Award: RADM William A. Sullivan, USN (Ret.) Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,500 per year. Duration: 4 years.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to U.S. citizens who are high school seniors or graduates with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Applicants must be able to demonstrate financial need; be a dependent or direct descendant of a person who is or has honorably served in a U.S. sea service (including the Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, or Merchant Marines) or currently be an active member of the U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps; and be entering their freshman year of college. As part of the selection process, they must submit a 250-word essay on their personal goals and their educational and career objectives. Preference is given to applicants who reside in the San Diego, California area. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: Requests for applications must be accompanied by a stamped self-addressed envelope.

1019 NAVY LEAGUE OF THE UNITED STATES

Attn: Scholarships
2300 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22201-3308
Tel: (703)528-1775
Free: 800-356-5760
Fax: (703)528-2333
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.navyleague.org/scholarship

To provide financial assistance for college to dependent children of naval personnel or veterans, especially those who served on the USS Mahan.

Title of Award: USS Mahan Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,500 per year. Duration: 4 years.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to U.S. citizens who are high school seniors or graduates with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Applicants must be able to demonstrate financial need; be a dependent or direct descendant of a person who is or has honorably served in a U.S. sea service (including the Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, or Merchant Marines) or currently be an active member of the U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps; and be entering their freshman year of college. As part of the selection process, they must submit a 250-word essay on their personal goals and their educational and career objectives. Preference is given to direct descendants of sea service personnel who served on the USS Mahan and to the dependents of sea service personnel who are now serving. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: Requests for applications must be accompanied by a stamped self-addressed envelope.

1020 NEBRASKA CATTLEMEN ASSOCIATION

Attn: Nebraska Cattlemen Research and Education Foundation
134 South 13th Street, Suite 900
Lincoln, NE 68508-1901
Tel: (402)475-2333
Fax: (402)475-0822
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nebraskacattlemen.org

To provide financial assistance to residents of Nebraska who have been involved in the beef industry and are interested in majoring in any field in college.

Title of Award: Nebraska Cattlemen Foundation Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 6 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Nebraska residents who are high school seniors or college undergraduates currently enrolled or planning to enroll in a 2-year or 4-year college or university. There are no restrictions on institution or field of study. Selection is based on academic achievement, quality of the application, and involvement in the beef industry. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: These scholarships were first awarded in 1969.

1021 NEBRASKA FUNERAL DIRECTORS ASSOCIATION

Attn: Laughlin Trust Committee
201 North Eighth Street, Suite 400
P.O. Box 83313
Lincoln, NE 68501-3313
Tel: (402)423-8900
Fax: (402)476-6547
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nefda.org/careers

To provide financial assistance to residents of Nebraska who are interested in preparing for a career in mortuary science.

Title of Award: Wallace S. and Wilma K. Laughlin Foundation Trust Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Mortuary science Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies, depending upon the funds available. Funds Available: Stipends are at least $1,000 per year. Funds are paid directly to the recipient's school. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of Nebraska who are graduates of a high school in the state and have met the premortuary academic requirements set by the state prior to entering a mortuary science college. Students planning to attend a 1-year course of study must apply prior to entering an accredited mortuary school. Students planning a 4-year course of study must apply prior to entering the third year of study. Applicants must be recommended by a member of the Nebraska Funeral Directors Association. Interviews are required. Financial need is not considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: June of each year.

1022 NEBRASKA SOCIETY OF CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS

Attn: Foundation
635 South 14th Street, Suite 330
Lincoln, NE 68508
Tel: (402)476-8482
Free: 800-642-6178
Fax: (402)476-8731
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nescpa.com

To provide financial assistance to upper-division accounting students at colleges and universities in Nebraska.

Title of Award: Nebraska Society of Certified Public Accountants Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Accounting Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 50 of these scholarships (including 16 fifth-year scholarships) were awarded. Funds Available: Stipends range from $750 to $2,500. Scholarships for fifth-year students are at least $1,500. Duration: March of each year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to students who are majoring in accounting and have completed their junior year at a Nebraska college or university. Applicants must have the interest and capabilities of becoming a successful C.P.A., be considering such a career in Nebraska, and be planning to take the C.P.A. examination. They must be nominated by accounting faculty members. Institutions having fifth-year accounting (150-hour) programs may also nominate up to 2 students for scholarships specifically designated for such students. Selection is based on scholarship, leadership, and character; the highest scholastic average is not necessarily required. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: This program includes the following named awards: the Arnold L. Magnuson Scholarship, the James R. Greisch Scholarship, the Delmar A. Lienemann, Sr. Scholarship, the Nancy J. Stara Scholarship, and the Irving R. Dana III Scholarship. Scholarships for fifth-year students include the Aureus Financial Scholarship (funded by Aureus Financial of Lincoln and Omaha) and the J. Edmunds Miller Scholarship.

1023 NEVADA COUNCIL ON PROBLEM GAMBLING

Attn: Scholarship Program
4340 South Valley View Boulevard, Suite 220
Las Vegas, NV 89103
Tel: (702)369-9740
Fax: (702)369-9765
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nevadacouncil.org/programs/project21.html

To recognize and reward, with college scholarships, high school and college students in Nevada who create original posters, essays, or public service announcements alerting their peers to the risks and consequences of underage gambling.

Title of Award: Project 21 Nevada Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 11 students received these awards. Funds Available: The awards consist of $1,000 college scholarships. Duration: The competition is held annually.

Eligibility Requirements: This competition is open to Nevada students under 21 years of age who are enrolled in a high school, vocational or trade school, college, or university. Applicants must create an original work that educates their peers and discourages participation in gambling activities by persons under 21 years of age. They must disseminate their message to their peers prior to submitting it for the competition. Entries may be submitted in the following categories: 1) essays between 350 and 500 words and printed in the school newspaper or other authorized publication during the first 3 months of the year; 2) posters on standard-sized poster board (22"x28") and displayed in a public area of the student's school or other authorized public area for at least 1 week during the first 3 months of the year 3) video public service announcement 30 seconds long in VHS format and viewed by at least 50 students in a public showing at the applicant's school or other authorized public forum during the first 3 months of the year; or 4) audio public service announcement 30 seconds long on audio cassette and heard by at least 50 students at an open announcement at the applicant's school or other authorized public forum during the first 3 months of the year. Selection is based on originality, content, style, and educational value. The applicant's economic status and academic GPA are not considered. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year.

1024 NEVADA LIBRARY ASSOCIATION

c/o Jennifer L. Fabbi, Scholarship Chair
University of Nevada at Las Vegas
Curriculum Materials Library MS3009
Las Vegas, NV 89154-3009
Tel: (702)895-3884
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nevadalibraries.org/organization/committees/scholarships.html

To provide financial assistance to members of the Nevada Library Association (NLA) who are interested in taking library-related courses or working on a library degree, particularly a degree in school librarianship.

Title of Award: James S. McPhee Memorial Scholarships for Library Science Education Area, Field, or Subject: Library and archival sciences Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Up to 2 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $5,000 for students working on a library science degree or $1,000 for students taking courses for school or public librarian certification. Funds must be used to reimburse the cost of tuition and course-related textbook expenses. Duration: Up to 2 years.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to NLA members who are interested in working on 1) a graduate library science degree; 2) graduate course work leading to certification as a school librarian; or 3) undergraduate or graduate course work for an individual seeking rural public librarian certification in Nevada. The course work may be taken through on-site or distance education programs. Along with their application, they must submit a 400-word statement on their career and educational goals and how past, present, and future activities make the accomplishment of those goals probable. Selection is based on that essay, involvement in NLA activities, academic achievement, work history, 3 letters of recommendation, and an interview. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year. Additional Information: Course work may be taken on a campus or through distance education programs. The University of North Texas's School of Library and Information Sciences will match these scholarships, up to a total of $3,000, for recipients who attend the UNT Nevada Program. Recipients are strongly encouraged to apply for full-time employment in a Nevada library upon completion of their library science program.

1025 NEW ENGLAND BOARD OF HIGHER EDUCATION

45 Temple Place
Boston, MA 02111
Tel: (617)357-9620
Fax: (617)338-1577
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nebhe.org

To enable students in New England to attend a college or graduate school within the region at reduced tuition when their area of study is not offered at their own state's public institutions.

Title of Award: New England Regional Student Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, more than 8,050 New England students took advantage of this program. Funds Available: With this program, students accepted at a public college or university in New England (but outside their own state) generally pay 150% of the in-state tuition for residents of the state. The average tuition saving is approximately $5,000. Duration: Up to 4 years.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of the 6 New England states: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont. Students may apply for this support when their chosen field of study is not offered at any of the public institutions within their own state. Contact the New England Board of Higher Education for a catalog of degree programs and states that qualify for this program. Undergraduate program eligibility is based on entire degree programs only, not on concentrations or options within degree programs. Some highly specialized graduate programs might be available even if they are not listed in the catalog. Eligibility is not based on financial need. Additional Information: In addition to reduced tuition, participants in this program also receive admission preference among out-of-state applicants. Because this is a tuition-reduction program, not a financial assistance program, participants are still eligible to apply for financial aid from other sources. Students must apply for this program when they apply to their chosen out-of-state public college or university.

1026 NEW ENGLAND EMPLOYEE BENEFITS COUNCIL

440 Totten Pond Road
Waltham, MA 02451
Tel: (781)684-8700
Fax: (781)684-9200
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.neebc.org/scholar/scholar.html

To provide financial assistance to residents and students in the New England states who are working on an undergraduate or graduate degree in a field related to employee benefits.

Title of Award: NEEBC Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: Actuarial science; Employment; Insurance and insurance-related fields; Personnel administration/human resources Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $5,000 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed up to 3 additional years or until completion of a degree.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to full-time undergraduate and graduate students who are residents of New England or enrolled in a college in the region. Applicants must be interested in preparing for a career in such areas as health care program design; pension fund design, implementation, or administration; retirement strategies; ERISA and legal aspects of employee benefits; health risk management; multiemployer plans; workers compensation; employee benefits communications; actuarial and underwriting analysis; work/life programs; or institutional investing of retirement savings. Along with their application, they must submit an essay (up to 500 words) describing why they are interested in entering the employee benefits field and what careers within the field are of interest to them and why. Selection is based on 1) study, activities, and goals related to employee benefits; 2) school and community activities; 3) work experience; and 4) academic performance and potential. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year.

1027 NEW HAMPSHIRE CHARITABLE FOUNDATION

37 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301-4005
Tel: (603)225-6641
Free: 800-464-6641
Fax: (603)225-1700
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nhcf.org

To provide financial assistance for college to graduating high school seniors in New Hampshire.

Title of Award: Bank of New Hampshire LEAP Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 9 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,500 per year. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to seniors at high schools in New Hampshire who will be enrolling full time in a postsecondary institution. Selection is based on financial need, academic achievement, involvement in school activities, community volunteer activity, and work experience. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: This program is offered by Bank of New Hampshire as part of its Local Educational Advancement Programs (LEAP). Recipients are also offered 3-month paid internships with the bank during the summer after their first year of postsecondary education. Further information is available from the bank at (800) 922-5705.

1028 NEW HAMPSHIRE CHARITABLE FOUNDATION

37 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301-4005
Tel: (603)225-6641
Free: 800-464-6641
Fax: (603)225-1700
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nhcf.org

To provide financial assistance to New Hampshire residents preparing for a vocational or technical career.

Title of Award: Career Aid for Technical Students Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Two Year College, Vocational/Occupational Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Stipends range from $100 to $2,500, depending on the need of the recipient. A total of $200,000 is distributed annually. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of New Hampshire entering a 2-year or 3-year degree program or a shorter-term technical degree training program that leads to an associate degree, a trade license, or certification. Applicants must be dependent students younger than 24 years of age and planning to enroll at least half time at a community college, vocational school, trade school, or other short-term training program. They must be able to demonstrate financial need. Although academic excellence is not considered in the selection process, applicants should be able to demonstrate reasonable achievement and a commitment to their chosen field of study. Deadline for Receipt: June of each year.

1029 NEW HAMPSHIRE CHARITABLE FOUNDATION

37 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301-4005
Tel: (603)225-6641
Free: 800-464-6641
Fax: (603)225-1700
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nhcf.org

To provide financial assistance for college to residents of seacoast New Hampshire communities

Title of Award: Billy Cheverie Memorial Scholarship Fund Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified 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 seniors graduating from Portsmouth, York, Winnacunnet high schools and Traip Academy in New Hampshire. Students from New Hampshire seacoast communities who attend St. Thomas High School, Philips Exeter Academy, or Berwick Academy are also eligible. Financial need must be demonstrated. Preference is given to students who have participated in athletics. Applicants should also demonstrate a commitment to leadership, community service, and academic effort. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year.

1030 NEW HAMPSHIRE CHARITABLE FOUNDATION

37 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301-4005
Tel: (603)225-6641
Free: 800-464-6641
Fax: (603)225-1700
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nhcf.org

To provide financial assistance for college to minority and other students from New Hampshire.

Title of Award: Monsignor Philip Kenney Scholarship Fund Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies; in addition to the 1 scholarship for a minority student from Merrimack County, a total of $10,000 is available each year. Funds Available: The scholarship designated for a minority student from Merrimack has a stipend of $1,000. Other stipends vary. Duration: 1 year; recipients may reapply.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to New Hampshire students who are economically disadvantaged, with a preference for Hispanics and other minorities who are enrolled in undergraduate study. Nontraditional students, both full and part time, are encouraged to apply. At least 1 scholarship is designated for a minority student from Merrimack County. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

1031 NEW HAMPSHIRE CHARITABLE FOUNDATION

37 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301-4005
Tel: (603)225-6641
Free: 800-464-6641
Fax: (603)225-1700
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nhcf.org

To provide financial assistance to New Hampshire residents preparing for a vocational or technical career.

Title of Award: Manchester Regional Community Foundation Medallion Fund Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Two Year College, Vocational/Occupational Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Stipends are provided (amount not specified). Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of New Hampshire of any age who are enrolling in an accredited vocational or technical program that does not lead to a 4-year baccalaureate degree. Applicants must be planning to attend a community college, vocational school, trade school, apprenticeship, or other short-term training program. They must be able to demonstrate financial need. Applicants should be able to demonstrate competence and a commitment to their chosen field of study. Preference is given to applicants 1) whose fields are in the traditional manufacturing trade sector (e.g., plumbing, electrical, constructing, machining); 2) who have a clear vision for how their education will help them achieve or improve their employment goals; 3) who have had little or no other educational or training opportunities; and 4) who have made a commitment to their educational program both financially and otherwise. Deadline for Receipt: Applications may be submitted at any time.

1032 NEW HAMPSHIRE CHARITABLE FOUNDATION

37 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301-4005
Tel: (603)225-6641
Free: 800-464-6641
Fax: (603)225-1700
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nhcf.org

To provide funding for undergraduate study to adults in New Hampshire who are returning to school.

Title of Award: New Hampshire Charitable Foundation Adult Student Aid Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: The maximum award is $500 each term ($1,000 per year). Most awards are in the form of grants, although no-interest or low-interest loans are also available. Duration: 1 academic term; may be renewed up to 2 additional terms.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to New Hampshire residents who are 24 years of age or older. Applicants should 1) have had little or no education beyond high school, and 2) be now returning to school to upgrade skills for employment or career advancement, to qualify for a degree program, or to make a career change. They must demonstrate that they have secured all available financial aid and still have a remaining unmet need. Preference for funding is given in the following order: 1) students who have previously received funding through this program and have successfully completed prior work; 2) students with the least amount of higher education or training; and 3) single parents. Only undergraduate students are eligible. Deadline for Receipt: May, August, or December of each year. Additional Information: A $15 application fee is required.

1033 NEW HAMPSHIRE CHARITABLE FOUNDATION

37 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301-4005
Tel: (603)225-6641
Free: 800-464-6641
Fax: (603)225-1700
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nhcf.org

To provide scholarships or loans for undergraduate or graduate study to New Hampshire residents.

Title of Award: New Hampshire Charitable Foundation Statewide Student Aid Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College, Graduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, a total of $3 million was awarded. Funds Available: Awards range from $500 to $2,500 and average $1,800. Most are made in the form of grants (recently, 82% of all awards) or no-interest or low-interest loans (recently 18% of all awards). Duration: 1 year; approximately one third of the awards are renewable.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to New Hampshire residents who are graduating high school seniors or undergraduate students between 17 and 23 years of age or graduate students of any age. Applicants must be enrolled in or planning to enroll in an accredited 2- or 4-year college, university, or vocational school on at least a half-time basis. The school may be in New Hampshire or another state. Selection is based on financial need, academic merit, community service, school activities, and work experience. Priority is given to students with the fewest financial resources and to vocational/technical school students. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: Through this program, students submit a single application for more than 250 different scholarship and loan funds. Many of the funds have additional requirements, including field of study; residency in region, county, city, or town; graduation from designated high schools; and special attributes (of Belgian descent, employee of designated firms, customer of Granite State Telephone Company, disabled, suffering from a life-threatening or serious chronic illness, of Lithuanian descent, dependent of a New Hampshire police officer, dependent of a New Hampshire Episcopal minister, of Polish descent, former Sea Cadet or Naval Junior ROTC, or employed in the tourism industry). The Citizens' Scholarship Foundation of America reviews all applications; recipients are selected by the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation. A $20 application fee is required.

1034 NEW HAMPSHIRE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA ASSOCIATION

P.O. Box 418
Concord, NH 03302-0418
Web Site: http://www.nhema.net/education.htm

To provide financial assistance to residents of New Hampshire who are interested in taking courses related to school librarianship.

Title of Award: New Hampshire Educational Media Association Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Library and archival sciences Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Master's, Professional, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: A stipend is awarded (amount not specified). Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to New Hampshire residents who are interested in taking undergraduate, graduate, postgraduate, continuing education, or techniques courses related to school librarianship. Applicants must submit a statement outlining their professional and educational goals. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: Information is also available from Ruth Stuart, Scholarship and Awards Committee, Laconia High School, 345 Union Avenue, Laconia, NH 03246, (603) 524-3350, E-mail: [email protected]

1035 NEW HAMPSHIRE POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION COMMISSION

3 Barrell Court, Suite 300
Concord, NH 03301-8543
Tel: (603)271-2555, ext. 355
Fax: (603)271-2696
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.state.nh.us/postsecondary/finnhip.html

To provide financial assistance to New Hampshire residents who are interested in attending college.

Title of Award: New Hampshire Incentive Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 2,586 of these awards were granted. Funds Available: The stipends range from $125 to $1,000 per year. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: Residents of New Hampshire are eligible to apply for this program if they are U.S. citizens or permanent residents, are accepted at or enrolled part or full time in an eligible postsecondary institution in 1 of the 6 New England states, and can demonstrate both academic ability and financial need. Upperclassmen must have a GPA of 2.0 or higher. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: The only application for this program is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

1036 NEW HAMPSHIRE POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION COMMISSION

3 Barrell Court, Suite 300
Concord, NH 03301-8543
Tel: (603)271-2555
Fax: (603)271-2696
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.state.nh.us/postsecondary/finligp.html

To provide financial assistance to New Hampshire residents who are attending college in the state and can demonstrate financial need.

Title of Award: New Hampshire Leveraged Incentive Grant Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: The stipend depends on the need of the recipient, as determined by the institution. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of New Hampshire who are currently enrolled as sophomores, juniors, or seniors at accredited colleges and universities in the state. Selection is based on financial need (as determined by federal formulas) and academic merit (as determined by the institution). Additional Information: Information is available at the financial aid office of New Hampshire institutions.

1037 NEW HAMPSHIRE POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION COMMISSION

3 Barrell Court, Suite 300
Concord, NH 03301-8543
Tel: (603)271-2555, ext. 352
Fax: (603)271-2696
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.state.nh.us/postsecondary/finsfoov.html

To provide financial assistance for college to the children of New Hampshire veterans who died of service-connected disabilities.

Title of Award: New Hampshire Scholarships for Orphans of Veterans Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000 per year, to be used for the payment of room, board, books, and supplies. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed for up to 3 additional years.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to New Hampshire residents between 16 and 25 years of age whose parent(s) died as a result of a service-related disability incurred during World War I, World War II, the Korean Conflict, or the southeast Asian Conflict. These parents must have been residents of New Hampshire at the time of death. Applicants must be enrolled as full-time undergraduate students at a public college or university in New Hampshire.

1038 NEW HAMPSHIRE SOCIETY OF CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS

Attn: Financial Careers Committee
1750 Elm Street, Suite 403
Manchester, NH 03104
Tel: (603)622-1999
Fax: (603)626-0204
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://nhscpa.org/student.htm

To provide financial assistance to undergraduates in New Hampshire who are preparing for a career as a certified public accountant.

Title of Award: Howard F. Greene Memorial Scholarship of New Hampshire Area, Field, or Subject: Accounting 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. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to full-time students entering their senior year in an accounting program at an accredited 4-year college or university in New Hampshire. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher in accounting subjects and 3.2 or higher overall. They must be able to demonstrate writing skills, self-help, extracurricular activities on and off campus, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 1984 by the New England Graduate Accounting Study Conference (NEGASC). Each New England college and university is invited to nominate 1 candidate. The application is submitted to the state C.P.A. society in which the college or university is located. The state society then submits the name of the recipient to NEGASC.

1039 NEW HAMPSHIRE SOCIETY OF CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS

Attn: Financial Careers Committee
1750 Elm Street, Suite 403
Manchester, NH 03104
Tel: (603)622-1999
Fax: (603)626-0204
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://nhscpa.org/student.htm

To provide financial assistance to undergraduate and graduate students in New Hampshire who are preparing for a career as a certified public accountant.

Title of Award: New Hampshire Society of Certified Public Accountants Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: Accounting; Business administration Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College, Master's Number Awarded: 2 or more each year. Funds Available: A stipend is awarded (amount not specified). Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of New Hampshire who are 1) entering their junior or senior year in an accounting or business program at an accredited 4-year college or university or 2) full-time graduate students in an accredited master's degree program in accounting or business. A recommendation or appraisal from the person in charge of the applicant's accounting program must be included in the application package. Selection is based on academic record, not financial need, although if academic measures between 2 or more students are the same, financial need may be considered secondarily. Deadline for Receipt: October of each year.

1040 NEW JERSEY ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS

Attn: Educational Foundation
295 Pierson Avenue
P.O. Box 2098
Edison, NJ 08818
Tel: (732)494-5616
Fax: (732)494-4723
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.njar.com/edfoundpublic.shtml

To provide financial assistance to members and relatives of members of the New Jersey Association of Realtors (NJAR) who are interested in a career in real estate.

Title of Award: New Jersey Association of Realtors Educational Foundation Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Real estate Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College, Graduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Recently, 22 of these scholarships were awarded: 2 (named the Nancy F. Reynolds Memorial Awards) at $2,000 each, 8 at $1,500 each, and 12 at $1,250 each. Funds Available: Stipends range from $1,250 to $2,000. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school seniors planning to attend a 4-year college or university, undergraduate students currently enrolled at 4-year colleges and universities, and graduate students in New Jersey who are interested in preparing for a career in real estate. Applicants must be NJAR members or relatives of members. U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status is required. Selection is based on academic achievements; sincerity of purpose in real estate endeavors; contribution to family, school, and community; and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

1041 NEW JERSEY FUNERAL DIRECTORS ASSOCIATION

Attn: New Jersey Funeral Service Education Corporation
P.O. Box L
Manasquan, NJ 08736
Tel: (732)974-9444
Fax: (732)974-8144
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.njsfda.org/education/edu_3scholar.shtml

To provide financial assistance to New Jersey residents who are currently enrolled in a mortuary science program.

Title of Award: New Jersey Funeral Service Education Corporation Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Mortuary science Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 4 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to New Jersey residents who are currently enrolled in a mortuary science program and planning to enter the field of funeral service in the state after graduation. Applicants must have a college GPA of 2.5 or higher. They must submit an essay on either 1) why they have chosen funeral service as a career, or 2) what they feel they can contribute to funeral service. A personal interview is required. Selection is based on the essay, academic record, commitment to funeral service as a career, and (to a lesser extent) financial need. Deadline for Receipt: June of each year.

1042 NEW JERSEY HIGHER EDUCATION STUDENT ASSISTANCE AUTHORITY

Attn: Financial Aid Services
4 Quakerbridge Plaza
P.O. Box 540
Trenton, NJ 08625-0540
Tel: (609)588-2349
Free: 800-792-8670
Fax: (609)588-2390
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.hesaa.org

To provide financial assistance to outstanding high school seniors in New Jersey who are interested in attending college.

Title of Award: Edward J. Bloustein Distinguished Scholars Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Scholars receive $950 per year, regardless of financial need. Duration: Up to 5 semesters at a 2-year institution; up to 8 semesters at a 4-year institution; up to 10 semesters if enrolled in a bona fide 5-year program.

Eligibility Requirements: High school staff in New Jersey are invited to nominate candidates for this award. Nominees must be seniors at New Jersey high schools who rank in the top 10% of their class and have excellent SAT scores. They must be planning to attend a college or university in New Jersey as a full-time undergraduate. Students may not apply directly for this program; they must be nominated by their high school. Deadline for Receipt: Participating secondary schools must submit nominations by the end of September of each year. Additional Information: This program began in the 1989-90 school year.

1043 NEW JERSEY HIGHER EDUCATION STUDENT ASSISTANCE AUTHORITY

Attn: Financial Aid Services
4 Quakerbridge Plaza
P.O. Box 540
Trenton, NJ 08625-0540
Tel: (609)588-2349
Free: 800-792-8670
Fax: (609)588-2390
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.hesaa.org

To provide financial assistance for college or graduate school to residents of New Jersey who have performed an act of heroism.

Title of Award: Dana Christmas Scholarship for Heroism Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 5 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $10,000. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to U.S. citizens and eligible noncitizens who are New Jersey residents and have performed an act of heroism when they were 21 years of age or younger. Both applications and nominations from others are required. Letters of nomination must be accompanied by a description of the act of heroism, including such additional documentation as newspaper articles. Nominees must be enrolled or planning to enroll as an undergraduate or graduate student at an institution eligible to participate in the federal Title IV student aid programs. Deadline for Receipt: October of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 2001 to honor Dana Christmas, the Seton Hall resident advisor whose heroism saved many lives during the dormitory fire on January 19, 2001. Recipients who are not yet of college age will have their funds held in escrow until they enroll in postsecondary education.

1044 NEW JERSEY HIGHER EDUCATION STUDENT ASSISTANCE AUTHORITY

Attn: Financial Aid Services
4 Quakerbridge Plaza
P.O. Box 540
Trenton, NJ 08625-0540
Tel: (609)588-2349
Free: 800-792-8670
Fax: (609)588-2390
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.hesaa.org

To provide financial assistance to undergraduate and graduate students in New Jersey who can demonstrate community involvement.

Title of Award: Miss New Jersey Educational Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The award covers the annual cost of tuition at the public institution in New Jersey that the recipient attends. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed until completion of an initial bachelor's or graduate/professional degree, provided the recipient remains a full-time student in good standing with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of New Jersey who have demonstrated involvement in civic, cultural, or charitable affairs for at least 3 years prior to applying for the scholarship. Applicants must be enrolled in or accepted to a full-time initial bachelor's or graduate degree program at an approved public institution of higher education in New Jersey. They must submit 2 letters of recommendation and a statement on their leadership in civic, cultural, or charitable endeavors. Male students must submit proof of registration with Selective Service. Deadline for Receipt: July of each year. Additional Information: This program is sponsored by the Miss New Jersey Scholarship Foundation, 901 Asbury Avenue, Ocean City, NJ 08226, (609) 525-9294.

1045 NEW JERSEY HIGHER EDUCATION STUDENT ASSISTANCE AUTHORITY

Attn: Financial Aid Services
4 Quakerbridge Plaza
P.O. Box 540
Trenton, NJ 08625-0540
Tel: (609)588-2349
Free: 800-792-8670
Fax: (609)588-2390
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.hesaa.org

To provide financial assistance for college to residents of New Jersey who have outstanding high school records.

Title of Award: New Jersey Outstanding Scholar Recruitment Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Stipends depend on class rank and SAT scores, ranging from $2,500 to $7,500 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed as along as the recipient maintains full-time enrollment and a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to graduating high school seniors in New Jersey who plan to attend a selected university in the state. Applicants must have outstanding academic records, including class rank and SAT scores. They must apply directly to the university in New Jersey that participates in this program. Additional Information: This program was established in 1998. For a list of the 13 participating universities, contact NJHESAA.

1046 NEW JERSEY HIGHER EDUCATION STUDENT ASSISTANCE AUTHORITY

Attn: Financial Aid Services
4 Quakerbridge Plaza
P.O. Box 540
Trenton, NJ 08625-0540
Tel: (609)588-2349
Free: 800-792-8670
Fax: (609)588-2390
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.hesaa.org

To provide financial assistance to the spouses and children of New Jersey emergency service personnel or law enforcement officers killed in the performance of their duties.

Title of Award: New Jersey Survivor Tuition Benefits Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Grants pay the actual cost of tuition up to the highest tuition charged at a New Jersey public institution of higher education. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed for up to 7 additional years as long as the recipient attends a New Jersey institution of higher education as an undergraduate student on at least a half-time basis.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to surviving spouses, daughters, and sons of law enforcement officials and emergency service personnel killed on the job. Applicants must be residents of New Jersey attending or planning to attend a private or public undergraduate institution in the state. Surviving spouses must apply within 8 years of the date of death; children must apply within 8 years following high school graduation. Deadline for Receipt: September of each year for fall and spring term; February of each year for spring term only. Additional Information: This program, originally established in 1979, was formerly called the New Jersey Public Tuition Benefits Program.

1047 NEW JERSEY HIGHER EDUCATION STUDENT ASSISTANCE AUTHORITY

Attn: Financial Aid Services
4 Quakerbridge Plaza
P.O. Box 540
Trenton, NJ 08625-0540
Tel: (609)588-2349
Free: 800-792-8670
Fax: (609)588-2390
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.hesaa.org

To provide financial assistance for college to students in New Jersey.

Title of Award: New Jersey Tuition Aid Grants Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Stipends depend on the financial need of the recipient, to a maximum of $1,868 at New Jersey county colleges, $4,092 at New Jersey state colleges and universities, $7,272 at New Jersey independent colleges and universities, $5,250 at Rutgers/University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, or $6,158 at New Jersey Institute of Technology. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed if the recipient maintains satisfactory academic progress and continued eligibility.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to U.S. citizens and eligible noncitizens who have been residents of New Jersey for at least 12 consecutive months before receiving the grant. Applicants must be, or planning to be, full-time undergraduates at approved New Jersey colleges, universities, and degree-granting proprietary schools. They must demonstrate financial need by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Deadline for Receipt: May of each year for renewal students; September of each year for new applicants for fall term; February of each year for new applicants for spring term only.

1048 NEW JERSEY HIGHER EDUCATION STUDENT ASSISTANCE AUTHORITY

Attn: Financial Aid Services
4 Quakerbridge Plaza
P.O. Box 540
Trenton, NJ 08625-0540
Tel: (609)588-2349
Free: 800-792-8670
Fax: (609)588-2390
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.hesaa.org

To provide financial assistance for college to residents of New Jersey whose parent or spouse was killed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

Title of Award: New Jersey World Trade Center Scholarship Fund Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: The maximum stipend is $6,500 per year. Funds must be used for tuition, fees, room, and board. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to the dependent children and surviving spouses of New Jersey residents who were killed in the terrorist attacks against the United States on September 11, 2001, or who died as the result of injuries received in the attacks, or who are missing and officially presumed dead as a direct result of the attacks. Applicants must be attending or planning to attend a college or university (may be in any state) as a full-time undergraduate. They are considered to have financial need. Surviving spouses must apply within 8 years of the date of death; children must apply within 8 years following high school graduation. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year for renewal students; September of each year for new applicants for fall term; February of each year for new applicants for spring term only.

1049 NEW JERSEY SOCIETY OF CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS

Attn: Student Programs Coordinator
425 Eagle Rock Avenue, Suite 100
Roseland, NJ 07068-1723
Tel: (973)226-4494, ext. 209
Fax: (973)226-7425
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.njscpa.org

To provide financial assistance to minority undergraduates in New Jersey who are preparing for a career as a certified public accountant.

Title of Award: Ernst & Young LLP Minority Leadership Awards Area, Field, or Subject: Accounting Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 2 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $5,000. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to African American, Asian, Hispanic, and Native American residents of New Jersey who are attending a college or university in the state. Applicants must be sophomores who are majoring or concentrating in accounting and have completed at least 3 credits in accounting courses. Along with their application, they must submit a letter of recommendation from an accounting professor, an official transcript indicating a GPA of 3.2 or higher, a resume, and an essay of 250 to 500 words on what motivated them to choose accounting as a career choice. Deadline for Receipt: January of each year. Additional Information: This program is sponsored by Ernst & Young.

1050 NEW JERSEY SOCIETY OF CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS

Attn: Student Programs Coordinator
425 Eagle Rock Avenue, Suite 100
Roseland, NJ 07068-1723
Tel: (973)226-4494, ext. 209
Fax: (973)226-7425
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.njscpa.org

To provide financial assistance to upper-division and graduate students in New Jersey who are preparing for a career as a certified public accountant.

Title of Award: New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants College Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: Accounting Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College, Graduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Recently, 46 of these scholarships were awarded: 1 at $4,000, 35 at $3,000, 3 at $2,000, 2 at $1,000, 3 at $750, and 2 at $500. Funds Available: Stipends range from $500 to $4,000. Duration: 1 year. Each student may receive only 1 undergraduate and 1 graduate scholarship during their academic career.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of New Jersey who are attending a college or university in the state. Applicants must be 1) juniors who are majoring or concentrating in accounting; or 2) graduate students entering an accounting-related program. Students may apply directly or be nominated by the accounting department chair at their college. Selection is based on academic achievement (GPA of 3.0 or higher). Deadline for Receipt: January of each year.

1051 NEW JERSEY SOCIETY OF CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS

Attn: Student Programs Coordinator
425 Eagle Rock Avenue, Suite 100
Roseland, NJ 07068-1723
Tel: (973)226-4494, ext. 209
Fax: (973)226-7425
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.njscpa.org

To recognize and reward seniors in New Jersey high schools who are interested in preparing for a career as a certified public accountant and take a statewide accounting examination.

Title of Award: New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants High School Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: Accounting Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 18 of these scholarships were awarded Funds Available: The stipend ranges up to $1,700 per year. Duration: Up to 5 years.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to all New Jersey high school seniors who are planning to major in accounting in college. Applications for a 1-hour accounting aptitude exam are mailed to New Jersey high school guidance and business departments each September. The exam is given in November and the highest scorers receive accounting scholarships to the college of their choice. Deadline for Receipt: October of each year. Additional Information: This program has been offered since 1960. It includes scholarships supported by each of the Big 4 accounting firms: Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG, and Pricewaterhouse-Coopers.

1052 NEW JERSEY SOCIETY OF PROFESSIONAL LAND SURVEYORS

Attn: Scholarship Foundation
310 West State Street
Trenton, NJ 08618
Tel: (609)393-1186
Free: 800-853-LAND
Fax: (609)394-0637
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.njspls.org

To provide financial assistance to New Jersey residents working on an undergraduate or graduate degree in a field related to surveying.

Title of Award: New Jersey Land Surveying Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Cartography/Surveying Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: A stipend is awarded (amount not specified). Duration: 1 year (recipients may reapply).

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of New Jersey who are enrolled at an accredited college (in any state) that has been approved by the sponsor's selection committee. Applicants must be working on an undergraduate or graduate degree in surveying or a related field (e.g., cartography, geodesy). Preference is given to full-time students. Along with their application, they must submit an essay explaining what has prompted them to prepare for a career in land surveying or a related field. Selection is based on the essay, academic ability, personal interests, references, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 1983 when the New Jersey Society of Professional Engineers (NJSPE) decided to disband its Land Surveyors Practice Division and split its assets between the New Jersey Society of Professional Land Surveyors (NJSPLS) and a scholarship foundation managed jointly by NJSPE and NJSPLS.

1053 NEW JERSEY STATE GOLF ASSOCIATION

Attn: Education Director
1000 Broad Street
Bloomfield, NJ 07003
Tel: (973)338-8334
Fax: (973)338-5525
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.njsga.org

To provide financial assistance for college to students who have caddied at a New Jersey State Golf Association (NJSGA) member club.

Title of Award: New Jersey State Golf Association Caddie Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Approximately 20 each year. Funds Available: Stipends range from $1,200 to $2,500 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed up to 3 additional years if the recipient continues to meet program eligibility requirements.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to students who have caddied at an association club for at least 1 year and are enrolled or planning to enroll as a full-time undergraduate student. Applicants must have their golf club's golf professional or caddie master attest to their eligibility as a caddie at the club, include a copy of their parent's income tax forms, and submit a copy of their transcript. Children of members of private golf clubs are not eligible. Selection is based on scholastic achievement, SAT scores, qualities of character and leadership, length and quality of service as a caddie, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: A full tuition, fee, room, board, and book allowance scholarship is offered to the most deserving applicant who plants to attend Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. Applications for that scholarship must be submitted by February of each year. This program began in 1947. Information is also available from the New Jersey Golf Caddie Scholarship Program, P.O. Box 6947, Freehold, NJ 07728-4015, (732) 780-4822, E-mail: [email protected]

1054 NEW JERSEY STATE GRANGE

c/o Paul C. Sauerland, Jr., Secretary-Treasurer
Stanton Mountain Road
P.O. Box 102 Stanton, NJ 08885-0102
Tel: (908)236-2386
Fax: (908)236-6859
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.newjerseygrange.com/scholarships.htm

To provide educational loans to undergraduate and graduate student members of the New Jersey State Grange.

Title of Award: New Jersey State Grange Scholarship Loan Fund Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Loans up to $2,500 per year are available. No interest is charged, but repayment must begin within 2 years of graduation or leaving school. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Grange members in New Jersey who are currently enrolled as undergraduate or graduate students attending school in any state and majoring in any field. Applicants must describe their plans for future schooling, Grange activities, educational experience, and financial circumstances. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

1055 NEW MEXICO BAPTIST FOUNDATION

5325 Wyoming Boulevard, N.E.
P.O. Box 16560
Albuquerque, NM 87191-6560
Tel: (505)332-3777; 877-841-3777
Fax: (505)332-2777
Web Site: http://www.bcnm.com/ministries/missions/school_house/scholarships.html

To provide financial assistance for college to members of Southern Baptist churches in New Mexico.

Title of Award: Jessie and Phyllis Allen Memorial Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified 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.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to college students who are members of churches affiliated with the Baptist Convention of New Mexico. First preference is given to former members of Lesbia Baptist Church, second to residents of Quay County, and third to other New Mexico students. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

1056 NEW MEXICO BAPTIST FOUNDATION

5325 Wyoming Boulevard, N.E.
P.O. Box 16560
Albuquerque, NM 87191-6560
Tel: (505)332-3777; 877-841-3777
Fax: (505)332-2777
Web Site: http://www.bcnm.com/ministries/missions/school_house/scholarships.html

To provide financial assistance for college to members of Southern Baptist churches in New Mexico.

Title of Award: Jeri Sue Hollenbach Bauman Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified 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.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members of Southern Baptist churches in New Mexico who are enrolled full time at an accredited college or university. Members of other evangelical churches may also be considered. Preference is given to students attending New Mexico colleges or universities. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

1057 NEW MEXICO BAPTIST FOUNDATION

5325 Wyoming Boulevard, N.E.
P.O. Box 16560
Albuquerque, NM 87191-6560
Tel: (505)332-3777; 877-841-3777
Fax: (505)332-2777
Web Site: http://www.bcnm.com/ministries/missions/school_house/scholarships.html

To provide financial assistance for college to members of Southern Baptist churches in New Mexico.

Title of Award: Billie Holder Memorial Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified 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.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to college students who have a GPA of 2.5 or higher and are able to demonstrate financial need. Applicants must be members of Southern Baptist churches in New Mexico and able To provide a letter of recommendation from their pastor. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

1058 NEW MEXICO BAPTIST FOUNDATION

5325 Wyoming Boulevard, N.E.
P.O. Box 16560
Albuquerque, NM 87191-6560
Tel: (505)332-3777; 877-841-3777
Fax: (505)332-2777
Web Site: http://www.bcnm.com/ministries/missions/school_house/scholarships.html

To provide financial assistance for college or seminary to members of Southern Baptist churches in New Mexico.

Title of Award: Dwain Marrow Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Religion Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Master's, Undergraduate 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 members of Southern Baptist churches in New Mexico who are enrolled at an accredited college or seminary in response to a call to full-time ministry. Applicants must have a GPA of 2.0 or higher and be able to demonstrate financial need. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

1059 NEW MEXICO BAPTIST FOUNDATION

5325 Wyoming Boulevard, N.E.
P.O. Box 16560
Albuquerque, NM 87191-6560
Tel: (505)332-3777; 877-841-3777
Fax: (505)332-2777
Web Site: http://www.bcnm.com/ministries/missions/school_house/scholarships.html

To provide financial assistance for college to members of Southern Baptist churches in New Mexico.

Title of Award: Arvil Reynolds Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified 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.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members of Southern Baptist churches in New Mexico who are enrolled at an accredited college or university. Applicants must be able to demonstrate financial need. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: Information is also available from West Main Baptist Church, 1701 West Main, P.O. Box 242, Artesia, NM 88211, (505) 746-3258, Fax: (505) 748-2322.

1060 NEW MEXICO BAPTIST FOUNDATION

5325 Wyoming Boulevard, N.E.
P.O. Box 16560
Albuquerque, NM 87191-6560
Tel: (505)332-3777; 877-841-3777
Fax: (505)332-2777
Web Site: http://www.bcnm.com/ministries/missions/school_house/scholarships.html

To provide financial assistance for college or seminary to members of Southern Baptist churches in New Mexico.

Title of Award: Taylor Memorial Baptist Church Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Religion Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Master's, Undergraduate 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 members of Southern Baptist churches in New Mexico who are enrolled full time at an accredited college or seminary and preparing for full-time Christian service. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: Information is also available from Taylor Memorial Baptist Church, 1700 East Yeso Drive, Hobbs, NM 88240, (505) 397-7447, Fax: (505) 397-7449, E-mail: [email protected]

1061 NEW MEXICO BAPTIST FOUNDATION

5325 Wyoming Boulevard, N.E.
P.O. Box 16560
Albuquerque, NM 87191-6560
Tel: (505)332-3777; 877-841-3777
Fax: (505)332-2777
Web Site: http://www.bcnm.com/ministries/missions/school_house/scholarships.html

To provide financial assistance for college to members of Southern Baptist churches in New Mexico.

Title of Award: Ken Williams Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified 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.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members of Southern Baptist churches in New Mexico who are enrolled full time at an accredited college or university. Applicants must have a GPA of 2.0 or higher and be able to demonstrate financial need. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

1062 NEW MEXICO COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION

Attn: Financial Aid and Student Services
1068 Cerrillos Road
P.O. Box 15910
Santa Fe, NM 87506-5910
Tel: (505)827-1217
Free: 800-279-9777
Fax: (505)827-7392
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nmche.org/collegefinance/three.asp

To provide financial assistance for college or graduate school to residents of New Mexico.

Title of Award: New Mexico 3 Percent Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: The amount of assistance varies but covers at least tuition and some fees. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.

Eligibility Requirements: This assistance is available to residents of New Mexico enrolled or planning to enroll at a public institution of higher education in the state as an undergraduate or graduate student. Selection is based on moral character, satisfactory initiative, scholastic standing, personality, and additional criteria established by each participating college or university. At least a third of the scholarships are based on financial need. Deadline for Receipt: Deadlines are established by the participating institutions. Additional Information: Information is available at the financial aid office of any New Mexico public postsecondary institution.

1063 NEW MEXICO COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION

Attn: Financial Aid and Student Services
1068 Cerrillos Road
P.O. Box 15910
Santa Fe, NM 87506-5910
Tel: (505)827-1217
Free: 800-279-9777
Fax: (505)827-7392
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nmche.org/collegefinance/athlete.asp

To provide financial assistance to student-athletes in New Mexico.

Title of Award: New Mexico Athletic Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Awards vary but are applied to tuition and fees. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to both residents and nonresidents of New Mexico who are accepted by the athletic department of a public postsecondary institution in New Mexico. Deadline for Receipt: Deadlines are established by the participating institutions. Additional Information: Information is available from the athletic department or financial aid office at the participating New Mexico public institution.

1064 NEW MEXICO COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION

Attn: Financial Aid and Student Services
1068 Cerrillos Road
P.O. Box 15910
Santa Fe, NM 87506-5910
Tel: (505)827-1217
Free: 800-279-9777
Fax: (505)827-7392
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nmche.org/collegefinance/competitive.asp

To provide financial assistance to residents of other states who wish to attend a college or university in New Mexico.

Title of Award: New Mexico Competitive Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year, depending on the availability of funds. Funds Available: For recipients, the out-of-state portion of tuition is waived and a stipend of at least $100 is paid.

Eligibility Requirements: Students who are not residents of New Mexico but who wish to attend public institutions of higher education in New Mexico may apply for these scholarships. Selection is based on high school GPA and ACT scores. Deadline for Receipt: Deadlines are established by the participating institutions. Additional Information: Information is available at the financial aid office of any New Mexico public postsecondary institution.

1065 NEW MEXICO COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION

Attn: Financial Aid and Student Services
1068 Cerrillos Road
P.O. Box 15910
Santa Fe, NM 87506-5910
Tel: (505)827-1217
Free: 800-279-9777
Fax: (505)827-7392
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nmche.org/collegefinance/legislative.asp

To provide financial assistance for college to needy residents of New Mexico.

Title of Award: New Mexico Legislative Endowment Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Full-time students receive up to $2,500 per year at 4-year institutions or up to $1,000 per year at 2-year institutions. Part-time students are eligible for prorated awards. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.

Eligibility Requirements: This assistance is available to residents of New Mexico enrolled or planning to enroll at a public institution of higher education in the state. Applicants must be able to demonstrate substantial financial need. Preference is given to 1) students transferring from New Mexico 2-year public postsecondary institutions to 4-year institutions and 2) returning adult students at 2-year and 4-year public institutions. Recipients must be enrolled at least half time. Deadline for Receipt: Deadlines are established by the participating institutions. Additional Information: Information is available at the financial aid office of any New Mexico public postsecondary institution.

1066 NEW MEXICO COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION

Attn: Financial Aid and Student Services
1068 Cerrillos Road
P.O. Box 15910
Santa Fe, NM 87506-5910
Tel: (505)827-1217
Free: 800-279-9777
Fax: (505)827-7392
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nmche.org/collegefinance/lotto.asp

To provide financial assistance to college students in New Mexico with good academic records.

Title of Award: New Mexico Lottery Success Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year, depending on the availability of funds. Funds Available: Scholarships are equal to 100% of tuition at the New Mexico public postsecondary institution where the student is enrolled. Duration: Up to 8 consecutive semesters.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to full-time students at New Mexico public colleges and universities who graduated from a public or private high school in New Mexico or obtained a New Mexico GED. Applicants who earn at least a 2.5 GPA during their first college semester are eligible to begin receiving the award for their second semester of full-time enrollment. Deadline for Receipt: Deadlines are established by the participating institutions. Additional Information: Information is available at the financial aid office of any New Mexico public postsecondary institution. Funding for these scholarships is provided from state lottery proceeds. The program began in 1997.

1067 NEW MEXICO COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION

Attn: Financial Aid and Student Services
1068 Cerrillos Road
P.O. Box 15910
Santa Fe, NM 87506-5910
Tel: (505)827-1217
Free: 800-279-9777
Fax: (505)827-7392
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nmche.org/collegefinance/scholars.asp

To provide financial assistance for college to graduating high school seniors in New Mexico.

Title of Award: New Mexico Scholars Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year, depending on the availability of funds. Funds Available: This program provides recipients with tuition, fees, and books at a participating college or university in New Mexico. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to graduating high school seniors in New Mexico who plan to attend a public institution of higher education or selected private college in the state. Applicants must be in the top 5% of their high school graduating class and have excellent SAT or ACT scores. If 1 member of the applicant's family is enrolled in college, the family income may be no greater than $30,000 a year; if 2 or more members of the family are enrolled in college, the family income may be no greater than $40,000. Deadline for Receipt: Deadlines are established by the participating institutions. Additional Information: Information is available at the financial aid office of participating New Mexico postsecondary institutions; the institutions currently participating include all public college and universities in the state and 3 private colleges: St. John's College in Santa Fe, the College of Santa Fe, and the College of the Southwest.

1068 NEW MEXICO COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION

Attn: Financial Aid and Student Services
1068 Cerrillos Road
P.O. Box 15910
Santa Fe, NM 87506-5910
Tel: (505)827-1217
Free: 800-279-9777
Fax: (505)827-7392
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nmche.org/collegefinance/senior.asp

To enable senior citizens in New Mexico to attend any public postsecondary educational institution in the state at a reduced rate.

Title of Award: New Mexico Senior Citizens Reduced Tuition Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Depends on availability of space. Funds Available: Participants pay only $5 per credit hour. Duration: The reduced rate is available as long as the student remains a resident of New Mexico.

Eligibility Requirements: Residents of New Mexico who are aged 65 or older may utilize this program to attend any public institution of higher education in the state for up to 6 hours per semester. Additional Information: Information is available at the financial aid office of any New Mexico public postsecondary institution. Students must pay any course-specific fees.

1069 NEW MEXICO COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION

Attn: Financial Aid and Student Services
1068 Cerrillos Road
P.O. Box 15910
Santa Fe, NM 87506-5910
Tel: (505)827-1217
Free: 800-279-9777
Fax: (505)827-7392
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nmche.org/collegefinance/incentive.asp

To provide financial assistance to needy residents of New Mexico attending public or private nonprofit colleges in the state.

Title of Award: New Mexico Student Incentive Grants Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year, depending on the availability of funds. Funds Available: The amount of the award is set by the participating college or university; generally, the awards range from $200 to $2,500 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to full-time and half-time undergraduate students at public or private nonprofit colleges and universities in New Mexico who can demonstrate substantial financial need. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and New Mexico residents. Deadline for Receipt: Deadlines are established by the participating institutions. Additional Information: Information is available at the financial aid office of the participating New Mexico private and public institutions.

1070 NEW MEXICO SOCIETY OF CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS

Attn: Scholarships in Accounting
1650 University N.E., Suite 450
Albuquerque, NM 87102-1733
Tel: (505)246-1699
Free: 800-926-2522
Fax: (505)246-1686
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nmcpa.org

To provide financial assistance to accounting students at New Mexico universities and colleges.

Title of Award: Karl Christman Memorial Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Accounting Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: 3 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed 1 additional year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to full-time students at New Mexico colleges and universities who have completed 12 semester hours in accounting, are currently enrolled in 6 or more accounting hours, have completed 75 hours overall, and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Selection is based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities, career objectives and goals in accounting, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: September of each year.

1071 NEW MEXICO SOCIETY OF CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS

Attn: Scholarships in Accounting
1650 University N.E., Suite 450
Albuquerque, NM 87102-1733
Tel: (505)246-1699
Free: 800-926-2522
Fax: (505)246-1686
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nmcpa.org

To provide financial assistance to accounting students at New Mexico universities and colleges.

Title of Award: W.E. Hammond Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Accounting Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,500. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed 1 additional year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to full-time students at New Mexico colleges and universities who have completed 12 semester hours in accounting, are currently enrolled in 6 or more accounting hours, have completed 75 hours overall, and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Selection is based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities, career objectives and goals in accounting, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: September of each year.

1072 NEW MEXICO SOCIETY OF CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS

Attn: Scholarships in Accounting
1650 University N.E., Suite 450
Albuquerque, NM 87102-1733
Tel: (505)246-1699
Free: 800-926-2522
Fax: (505)246-1686
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nmcpa.org

To provide financial assistance to accounting students at New Mexico universities and colleges.

Title of Award: George Pulakos Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Accounting Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: A stipend is awarded (amount not specified). Duration: 1 year; may be renewed 1 additional year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to full-time students at New Mexico colleges and universities who have completed 12 semester hours in accounting, are currently enrolled in 6 or more accounting hours, have completed 75 hours overall, and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Selection is based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities, career objectives and goals in accounting, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: September of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 1999.

1073 NEW YORK LOTTERY

Attn: LOT Scholarship
One Broadway Center
P.O. Box 7540
Schenectady, NY 12301-7540
Tel: (518)388-3415
Fax: (518)366-3423
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nylottery.org/lot

To provide financial assistance for college to seniors graduating from high schools in New York State.

Title of Award: New York State Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 from each high school in New York State. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000 per year. Duration: Up to 4 years, provided the recipient remains enrolled full time at an accredited New York State institution with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. The college program must be completed within 5 years of high school graduation.

Eligibility Requirements: The principal of every public and non-public high school in New York State is entitled to nominate 2 graduating seniors for this program. For each high school, 1 nominee is selected. Nominees must have at least a 3.0 GPA, leadership skills, U.S. citizenship, and experience in extracurricular and community activities. They must plan to attend a New York State accredited college, university, trade school, or community college as a full-time student. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year.

1074 NEW YORK STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

Attn: Native American Education Unit
Education Building Annex, Room 478
Albany, NY 12234
Tel: (518)474-0537
Fax: (518)474-3666
Web Site: http://www.nysed.gov

To provide financial assistance for college to Native Americans in New York.

Title of Award: New York Aid to Native Americans Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies; approximately 500 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000 per year for full-time study (at least 12 credit hours per semester or 24 credit hours per year); students registering for less than full-time study are funded on a prorated basis. Funding is available for summer course work on a special needs basis. Funds spent for summer school are deducted from the recipient's maximum entitlement. Duration: 1 year; renewable for up to 3 additional years (4 additional years for specific programs requiring 5 years to complete degree requirements).

Eligibility Requirements: Student aid is available to Native Americans who meet these qualifications: are on official tribal rolls of a New York State tribe or are the child of an enrolled member; are residents of New York State; and are or will be graduates of an accredited high school or have a New York State General Equivalency Diploma or are enrolled in college credit programs working for the State High School Equivalency Diploma. Recipients must be accepted by an approved accredited postsecondary institution within New York State. Deadline for Receipt: July of each year for fall semester; December of each year for spring semester; May of each year for summer session. Additional Information: The New York State tribes include members of the Iroquoian tribes (St. Regis, Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, Seneca Nation, Tonawanda Band of Seneca, and Tuscarora), the Shinnecock tribe, and the Poospatuck tribe. Remedial, noncredit, and college preparation courses are not funded.

1075 NEW YORK STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

Office of K-16 Initiatives and Access Programs
Attn: Scholarships and Grants Administration Unit
Education Building Addition, Room 1078
Albany, NY 12234
Tel: (518)486-1319
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.highered.nysed.gov/kiap/scholarships/sae.htm

To provide financial assistance to graduating high school seniors in New York State who achieve high grades on the Regents exams.

Title of Award: New York State Scholarships for Academic Excellence Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 8,000 each year: 2,000 at $1,500 and 6,000 at $500. Funds Available: The annual stipends are either $1,500 or $500. Awards cannot exceed the actual cost of attendance. Duration: Up to 4 years (or 5 years in approved 5-year baccalaureate programs). Recipients must remain enrolled full time, in good academic standing, and not in default on any guaranteed loan administered by the New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC).

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to seniors at high schools in New York who have been accepted as a full-time student in an approved undergraduate program of study at a postsecondary institution in the state. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or qualifying noncitizens and New York State residents. Awards are based on student grades in certain Regents exams. The top graduating scholar at each registered high school in the state automatically receives 1 of these scholarships. The remaining scholarships are awarded to other outstanding high school graduates in the same ratio of total students graduating from each high school in the state as compared to the total number of students who graduated during the prior school year. Deadline for Receipt: December of each year. Additional Information: Information is also available from the HESC, 99 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12255, (518) 473-1574, (888) NYS-HESC, Fax: (518) 473-3749, TDD: (800) 445-5234, E-mail: [email protected] If a recipient begins study at an out-of-state institution, the scholarship is revoked and cannot be reinstated even if the student subsequently enrolls at a New York State institution.

1076 NEW YORK STATE GRANGE

100 Grange Place
Cortland, NY 13045
Tel: (607)756-7553
Fax: (607)756-7757
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nysgrange.com/education.html

To provide financial assistance for college to members of the Grange in New York.

Title of Award: Susan W. Freestone Education Award Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Up to 10 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000 per year for current subordinate Grange members who also have been a Junior Grange member. Current subordinate Grange members who were not Junior Grangers are eligible for a $500 grant. Duration: 1 year (the first year of college); may be renewed for the second year of college if the recipient applies again and supplies a satisfactory transcript of work from the college.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school seniors who have been a member of a Junior Grange in New York and/or are currently as a member of a subordinate Grange. Applicants must be interested in enrolling in an approved 2-year or 4-year college or university in New York. Selection is based on high school activities and grades. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 1945.

1077 NEW YORK STATE GRANGE

100 Grange Place
Cortland, NY 13045
Tel: (607)756-7553
Fax: (607)756-7757
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nysgrange.com/education.html

To provide loans to New York State Grange members who are interested in going to college.

Title of Award: New York State Grange Student Loan Fund Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Loans are $1,000 per semester ($2,000 per year). The lifetime maximum that can be loaned to a student is $10,000. The interest rate charged is 5%. No interest is paid until education at a formal institution ceases. Duration: Students must begin loan repayment after completing their education and finish within 5 years.

Eligibility Requirements: Only members of a New York State Grange and who have been members for at least 6 months are eligible to apply. They must need financial assistance to attend college.

1078 NEW YORK STATE HIGHER EDUCATION SERVICES CORPORATION

Attn: Student Information
99 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12255
Tel: (518)473-1574; 888-NYS-HESC
Fax: (518)473-3749
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.hesc.com

To provide money for students who are attending college on a part-time basis in New York.

Title of Award: New York Aid for Part-Time Study (APTS) Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, more than 20,000 students received more than $12 million in assistance through this program. Funds Available: Up to $2,000 per year; awards may not exceed actual tuition charges. Duration: 1 year; recipients may reapply for up to 8 years of part-time study if they maintain a GPA of at least 2.0.

Eligibility Requirements: To be considered for this award, students must be enrolled part time (at least 3 but less than 12 hours per semester) in an undergraduate degree program in New York; meet the income limits established for this program (students whose parents could not claim them as dependents may earn no more than $34,250 per year; the total family income if parents do claim the student as a dependent may not exceed $50,550 per year); be a New York resident and a U.S. citizen or permanent resident or refugee; have a tuition bill of at least $100 per year; not have used up their Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) eligibility; and not be in default on a student loan. Interested students must get an application from the college they are attending, complete the application, and return it to their college for processing as early as possible. Funds are distributed by the New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (NYSHESC) to participating colleges in New York. College financial aid administrators select recipients from eligible students.

1079 NEW YORK STATE HIGHER EDUCATION SERVICES CORPORATION

Attn: Student Information
99 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12255
Tel: (518)473-1574; 888-NYS-HESC
Fax: (518)473-3749
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.hesc.com

To provide financial aid for college to the children or spouses of police officers, peace officers, fire fighters, and volunteer fire fighters in New York State who died as the result of injuries sustained in the line of duty.

Title of Award: New York Memorial Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, more than 60 students received $558,000 in assistance through this program. Funds Available: At public colleges and universities, this program provides payment of actual tuition and mandatory educational fees; actual room and board charged to students living on campus or an allowance for room and board for commuter students; and allowances for books, supplies, and transportation. At private institutions, the award is equal to the amount charged at the State University of New York (SUNY) for 4-year tuition and average mandatory fees (or the student's actual tuition and fees, whichever is less) plus allowances for room, board, books, supplies, and transportation. Duration: This program is available for 4 years of full-time undergraduate study (or 5 years in an approved 5-year bachelor's degree program).

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to New York State residents who are attending or accepted at an approved program of study in the state and whose parent or spouse was a police officer, peace officer (including corrections officer), fire fighter, or volunteer fire fighter in New York and died as the result of injuries sustained in the line of duty. Applicants must be full-time undergraduates at a public college or university or private institution in New York. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

1080 NEW YORK STATE HIGHER EDUCATION SERVICES CORPORATION

Attn: Student Information
99 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12255
Tel: (518)473-1574; 888-NYS-HESC
Fax: (518)473-3749
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.hesc.com

To provide financial assistance for college in New York to disabled veterans and the family members of deceased or disabled veterans.

Title of Award: New York State Military Service Recognition Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: At public colleges and universities, this program provides payment of actual tuition and mandatory educational fees; actual room and board charged to students living on campus or an allowance for room and board for commuter students; and allowances for books, supplies, and transportation. At private institutions, the award is equal to the amount charged at the State University of New York (SUNY) for 4-year tuition and average mandatory fees (or the student's actual tuition and fees, whichever is less) plus allowances for room, board, books, supplies, and transportation. Duration: This program is available for 4 years of full-time undergraduate study (or 5 years in an approved 5-year bachelor's degree program).

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to New York residents who served in the armed forces of the United States or state organized militia at any time on or after August 2, 1990 and became severely and permanently disabled as a result of injury or illness suffered or incurred in a combat theater or combat zone or during military training operations in preparation for duty in a combat theater or combat zone of operations. Also eligible are the children, spouses, or financial dependents of members of the armed forces of the United States or state organized militia who at any time after August 2, 1990 1) died, became severely and permanently disabled as a result of injury or illness suffered or incurred, or are classified as missing in action in a combat theater or combat zone of operations, 2) died as a result of injuries incurred in those designated areas, or 3) died or became severely and permanently disabled as a result of injury or illness suffered or incurred during military training operations in preparation for duty in a combat theater or combat zone of operations. Applicants must be attending or accepted at an approved program of study as full-time undergraduates at a public college or university or private institution in New York. Residents of the state who were enrolled as an undergraduate at a college or university outside the state as of September 11, 2001 are eligible for scholarship payment at that school. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

1081 NEW YORK STATE HIGHER EDUCATION SERVICES CORPORATION

Attn: Student Information
99 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12255
Tel: (518)473-1574; 888-NYS-HESC
Fax: (518)473-3749
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.hesc.com

To provide financial assistance to high school seniors in New York who have a record of academic excellence and plan to attend a college or university in the state.

Title of Award: New York State Scholarships for Academic Excellence Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 8,000 each year: 2,000 at $1,500 and 6,000 at $500. Funds Available: Stipends are $1,500 or $500. Recipients can accept other non-loan student aid, but the total of that assistance and this scholarship cannot exceed the cost of attendance. Duration: This program is available for 4 years of full-time undergraduate study (or 5 years in an approved 5-year bachelor's degree program).

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to seniors graduating from high schools in New York who plan to enroll in an approved undergraduate program in the state. Selection is based on student grades in certain Regents examinations. The top graduating scholar at each registered high school in New York receives 1 of these awards, and the others are distributed to other outstanding high school graduates in the same ratio of total students graduating from each high school in the state as compared to the total number of students who graduated during the prior school year. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

1082 NEW YORK STATE HIGHER EDUCATION SERVICES CORPORATION

Attn: Student Information
99 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12255
Tel: (518)473-1574; 888-NYS-HESC
Fax: (518)473-3749
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.hesc.com

To provide financial assistance for college to New York residents who have recently volunteered to serve in a fire fighter or ambulance unit.

Title of Award: New York State Volunteer Recruitment Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: The program provides payment of full tuition, less any other assistance received, up to the amount charged at the State University of New York (SUNY) for 4-year tuition. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed as long as the recipient maintains good academic standing, a GPA of 2.0 or higher, and status as an active volunteer fire fighter or ambulance person.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to volunteer fire fighters and ambulance personnel who have been New York residents for at least 1 year, are enrolled in an undergraduate degree program in the state for at least 6 credits per term, and have applied for state and federal financial aid. Applicants must be attending a school within 50 miles of their volunteer organization or, if no college is available within the 50-mile limit, the nearest institution. If they are 23 years of age or older, they must have less than 6 months of volunteer service; no minimum or maximum time of volunteer service is required for applicants under 23 years of age. Each volunteer organization in the state may nominate 1 candidate. If the number of nominees exceeds available funding, selection is based on a random drawing. Deadline for Receipt: Nominations must be submitted by July of each year.

1083 NEW YORK STATE HIGHER EDUCATION SERVICES CORPORATION

Attn: Student Information
99 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12255
Tel: (518)473-1574; 888-NYS-HESC
Fax: (518)473-3749
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.hesc.com

To provide financial assistance to undergraduates in New York who are relatives of people killed or severely and permanently disabled as a result of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.

Title of Award: New York State World Trade Center Memorial Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: At public colleges and universities, this program provides payment of actual tuition and mandatory educational fees; actual room and board charged to students living on campus or an allowance for room and board for commuter students; and allowances for books, supplies, and transportation. At private institutions, the award is equal to the amount charged at the State University of New York (SUNY) for 4-year tuition and average mandatory fees (or the student's actual tuition and fees, whichever is less) plus allowances for room, board, books, supplies, and transportation. Duration: This program is available for 4 years of full-time undergraduate study (or 5 years in an approved 5-year bachelor's degree program).

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to the children, spouses, and financial dependents of deceased or severely and permanently disabled victims of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks or the subsequent rescue and recovery operations. Applicants must be attending or accepted at an approved program of study as full-time undergraduates at a public college or university or private institution in New York. They are not required to be New York residents or U.S. citizens. New York residents who were enrolled as an undergraduate at a college or university outside the state as of September 11, 2001 are eligible for scholarship payment at that school. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

1084 NEW YORK STATE HIGHER EDUCATION SERVICES CORPORATION

Attn: Student Information
99 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12255
Tel: (518)473-1574; 888-NYS-HESC
Fax: (518)473-3749
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.hesc.com

To help New York State residents pay undergraduate or graduate tuition at postsecondary institutions in the state.

Title of Award: New York Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, nearly 342,000 students received approximately $636 million in assistance through this program. Funds Available: TAP awards are based on net taxable income, tuition charges, and type of institution attended. For undergraduate students at degree-granting and not-for-profit institutions, the award range is $500 to $5,000 for dependent students or independent students who are married or have tax dependents, or $500 to $3,025 for independent students who are single with no dependents. For students at proprietary registered non-degree private business schools, the award range is $100 to $800 for dependent students or independent students who are married or have tax dependents, or $100 to $640 for independent students who are single with no dependents. For all graduate students, awards range from $75 to $550. Duration: Up to 4 years for undergraduate students (or 5 years in approved 5-year baccalaureate programs); up to 4 years for graduate or professional students. The combined undergraduate-graduate total cannot exceed 8 years.

Eligibility Requirements: To be eligible for this program, applicants must reside in New York; be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, conditional entrant, or refugee; and not exceed the income limitations for this program: for undergraduate students who are dependents or are married or have tax dependents, the limit is $80,000 net taxable family income; for graduate students who are dependents or are married or have tax dependents, the limit is $20,000 net taxable family income; for single independent undergraduate students with no dependents, the limit is $10,000 net taxable income; for single independent graduate students with no dependents, the limit is $5,666 net taxable income. Applicants must be enrolled in school full time in New York (at least 12 credits per semester); have tuition charges of at least $200 per year; and not be in default on a federal or state loan. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

1085 NEW YORK STATE HIGHER EDUCATION SERVICES CORPORATION

Attn: Student Information
99 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12255
Tel: (518)473-1574; 888-NYS-HESC
Fax: (518)473-3749
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.hesc.com

To provide tuition assistance to eligible veterans enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program in New York.

Title of Award: New York Vietnam Tuition Award (VTA) Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Awards are $1,000 per semester for full-time study or $500 for part-time study, but in no case can the award exceed the amount charged for tuition. Total lifetime awards for undergraduate and graduate study under this program cannot exceed $10,000. Duration: For full-time undergraduate study, up to 8 semesters, or up to 10 semesters for a program requiring 5 years for completion; for full-time graduate study, up to 6 semesters; for full-time vocational programs, up to 4 semesters; for part-time undergraduate study, up to 16 semesters, or up to 20 semesters for a 5-year program; for part-time graduate study, up to 12 semesters; for part-time vocational programs, up to 8 semesters.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to veterans who served in the U.S. armed forces in 1) Indochina between December 22, 1961 and May 7, 1975; 2) in the Persian Gulf on or after August 2, 1990; or 3) in Afghanistan on or after September 11, 2001. Applicants must have been discharged from the service under other than dishonorable conditions, must be a New York resident, must be enrolled full or part time at an undergraduate or graduate degree-granting institution in New York State or in an approved vocational training program in the state, and must apply for a New York Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) award if a full-time student (12 or more credits) or a Pell Grant if a part-time student (at least 3 but less than 12 credits). Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: If a TAP award is also received, the combined academic year award cannot exceed tuition costs. If it does, the TAP award will be reduced accordingly.

1086 NEW YORK STATE SOCIETY OF CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS

Attn: Foundation for Accounting Education
530 Fifth Avenue, Fifth Floor
New York, NY 10036-5101
Tel: (212)719-8379
Free: 800-633-6320
Fax: (212)719-3364
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nysscpa.org/scholarship/scholarship.htm

To provide financial assistance to residents of New York who are majoring in accounting at a college or university in the state.

Title of Award: New York Excellence in Accounting Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Accounting Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, the society awarded more than $111,000 in new scholarships and renewals. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,500 for full-time students and $750 for part-time students. Payment is made co-payable to the student and the school. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed for 1 additional year for students working on a 4-year bachelor's degree or 2 additional years for students in a "150-hour" 5-year program.

Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must be residents of New York and either U.S. citizens or permanent residents. They must be entering the third or fourth year of a 4-year or 5-year degree program in accounting at a New York college or university and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Students who already have a bachelor's degree and are working on a master's degree in accounting are not eligible. Applications, on behalf of students, are accepted only when forwarded from the applicant's institution. Financial need is considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year.

1087 NISEI STUDENT RELOCATION COMMEMORATIVE FUND, INC.

19 Scenic Drive
Portland, CT 06480
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nsrcfund.org

To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors in a designated area who are southeast Asian refugees.

Title of Award: NSRCF Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, this program awarded 12 scholarships to students in the Oregon/Clark County, Washington area and 24 scholarships to students in Michigan. Funds Available: Recently, stipends ranged from $500 to $1,000. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: Each year, this program operates in a different city or state. Within the selected area, graduating high school seniors are eligible to apply if they are southeast Asian refugees of Cambodian, Hmong, Laotian, or Vietnamese ancestry. Applicants must have a high school GPA of 2.5 or higher and be planning to attend an accredited 2-year or 4-year college or university. Selection is based on academic record, references, extracurricular activities, work experience, financial need, and a personal essay on educational and career goals. Finalists may be interviewed. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: The 2006 program is scheduled for the Phoenix/Tempe area of Arizona.

1088 NORTH CAROLINA ALLIANCE FOR ATHLETICS, HEALTH, PHYSICAL EDUCATION, RECREATION AND DANCE

Attn: Executive Director
P.O. Box 27751
Raleigh, NC 27611 888-840-6500
Fax: (919)463-8393
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ncaahperd.org/awards/index.htm

To provide financial assistance to women who are college seniors involved in sports at an institution that is a member of the former North Carolina Association of Intercollegiate Athletics for Women (NCAIAW).

Title of Award: NCAIAW Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified 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 sent to the recipient's school. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to women who have been a participant on 1 or more varsity athletic teams either as a player or in the support role of manager, trainer, etc. Applicants must be attending 1 of the following former NCAIAW colleges or universities in North Carolina: Appalachian State, Belmont Abbey, Bennett, Campbell, Davidson, Duke, East Carolina, Gardner-Webb, High Point, Mars Hill, Meredith, North Carolina A&T, North Carolina State, Pembroke State, Salem, St. Mary's, University of North Carolina at Ashville, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Wake Forest, or Western Carolina. They must be college seniors at the time of application, be able to demonstrate high standards of scholarship, and show evidence of leadership potential (as indicated by participation in school and community activities). Deadline for Receipt: June of each year. Additional Information: This scholarship was established in 1983.

1089 NORTH CAROLINA ASSOCIATION OF CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS

Attn: North Carolina CPA Foundation, Inc.
3100 Gateway Centre Boulevard
P.O. Box 80188
Raleigh, NC 27623-0188
Tel: (919)469-1040, ext. 133
Free: 800-722-2836
Fax: (919)469-3959
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ncacpa.org

To provide financial assistance to students majoring in accounting at colleges and universities in North Carolina.

Title of Award: North Carolina CPA Foundation Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Accounting Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: Varies each year. Recently, 29 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: Stipends range from $1,000 to $5,000. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to North Carolina residents. Applicants must have completed at least 1 upper-division accounting program, must have completed at least 4 semesters, and must be majoring in accounting at a North Carolina college or university. They must be sponsored by 2 accounting faculty members and they must submit an essay on what they believe the C.P.A. of the 21st century will be like. Selection is based equally on GPA (3.0 or higher), extracurricular activities, awards or honors received, essay content, and essay grammar. Deadline for Receipt: January of each year.

1090 NORTH CAROLINA ASSOCIATION OF EDUCATORS, INC.

Attn: Minority Affairs Commission
700 South Salisbury Street
P.O. Box 27347
Raleigh, NC 27611-7347
Tel: (919)832-3000, ext. 211
Free: 800-662-7924, ext. 211
Fax: (919)839-8229
Web Site: http://www.ncae.org

To provide financial assistance for college to minority and other high school seniors in North Carolina.

Title of Award: Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The amount of the stipend depends on the availability of funding. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must be North Carolina residents enrolled as seniors in high school. They must be planning to continue their education upon graduation. Applications are considered and judged by members of the association's Minority Affairs Commission. Selection is based on character, personality, and scholastic achievement. Deadline for Receipt: January of each year.

1091 NORTH CAROLINA BAPTIST FOUNDATION, INC.

Attn: Denominational Relations Committee
201 Convention Drive
Cary, NC 27511-4257
Tel: (919)380-7334
Free: 800-521-7334
Fax: (919)460-6334
Web Site: http://www.ncbaptistfoundation.org

To provide financial assistance for college or seminary to children of members of churches affiliated with the North Carolina Baptist State Convention.

Title of Award: Amos Gentry Bullard Family Fund Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Religion Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Master's, Undergraduate 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 residents of North Carolina whose parents are members of churches affiliated with the Baptist State Convention. Applicants must have been accepted for enrollment at an accredited college, university, or seminary in any state to prepare for a career in full-time Christian ministry. Along with their application, they must submit a 100-word essay on why they should be chosen for this scholarship, including their reasons and ambitions for wishing to continue their education. Financial need is also considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: January of each year.

1092 NORTH CAROLINA BAPTIST FOUNDATION, INC.

Attn: Denominational Relations Committee
201 Convention Drive
Cary, NC 27511-4257
Tel: (919)380-7334
Free: 800-521-7334
Fax: (919)460-6334
Web Site: http://www.ncbaptistfoundation.org

To provide educational loans to undergraduate and graduate students at designated Baptist colleges and universities in North Carolina.

Title of Award: Luther H. Butler Student Loan Fund Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified; Religion Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Master's, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: The maximum loan is $12,000 per year. The interest rate is equal to the prevailing rate charged by Wachovia Bank plus 2%. No interest is charged and repayment need not begin until 6 months after conclusion of studies. Loans must be repaid within 10 years. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed up to 3 additional years by undergraduates or up to 2 additional years by graduate students.

Eligibility Requirements: This loan program is open to students at the following historically-Baptist institutions in North Carolina: Campbell University, Chowan College, Gardner-Webb University, Mars Hill College, Meredith College, or Wingate College. Preference is given to applicants of evangelical Christian faith or background and those seeking a church-related vocation. Selection is based on moral character; dedication to family, church, and community; and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: January of each year. Additional Information: There is a $10 application fee.

1093 NORTH CAROLINA BAPTIST FOUNDATION, INC.

Attn: Denominational Relations Committee
201 Convention Drive
Cary, NC 27511-4257
Tel: (919)380-7334
Free: 800-521-7334
Fax: (919)460-6334
Web Site: http://www.ncbaptistfoundation.org

To provide educational loans to college and seminary students, especially those attending Baptist institutions.

Title of Award: Martha Watson Student Loan Fund Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified; Religion Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Master's, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: The maximum loan is $3,000 per year for students attending a Baptist institution or $1,600 for students attending a non-Baptist institution. The interest rate is equal to the prevailing rate charged by Wachovia Bank, up to a maximum of 12%. No interest is charged and repayment need not begin until 6 months after conclusion of studies. Loans must be repaid within 15 years. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed up to 3 additional years by undergraduates or up to 2 additional years by graduate students.

Eligibility Requirements: This loan program is open to U.S. citizens who are residents of the United States and attending or planning to attend a college, university, technical school, or seminary. Preference is given to 1) applicants of evangelical Christian faith or background; 2) those seeking a church-related vocation; 3) residents of North Carolina; 4) members of 3 named churches in Robeson County and their children; 5) blood relatives of Mrs. Fawn Watson; and 6) students who can demonstrate financial need. Deadline for Receipt: January of each year. Additional Information: There is a $10 application fee.

1094 NORTH CAROLINA BAR ASSOCIATION

Attn: Young Lawyers Division Scholarship Committee
8000 Weston Parkway
P.O. Box 3688
Cary, NC 27519-3688
Tel: (919)677-0561
Free: 800-662-7407
Fax: (919)677-0761
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ncbar.org

To provide financial assistance for college or graduate school to the children of disabled or deceased law enforcement officers in North Carolina.

Title of Award: North Carolina Bar Association Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 4 new and 14 renewal scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000 per academic year. Duration: Up to 4 years.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to the natural or adopted children of North Carolina law enforcement officers who were permanently disabled or killed in the line of duty. Applicants must be younger than 27 years of age and enrolled in or accepted at an accredited institution of higher learning (including community colleges, trade schools, colleges, universities, and graduate programs) in North Carolina. Selection is based on academic performance and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year.

1095 NORTH CAROLINA CHILD SUPPORT COUNCIL

Attn: Scholarships
P.O. Box 20421
Raleigh, NC 27619-0421
Web Site: http://www.nccscouncil.org/scholarship.htm

To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors who have a connection to the North Carolina Child Support Council (NCCSC).

Title of Award: Bob McGuire Memorial Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 3 each year: 1 in each of 3 regions in the state. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Funds are paid directly to the recipient's school. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to graduating high school seniors who are residents of North Carolina planning to attend a college, university, or technical institute in the state. At least 1 parent must be a member of the NCCSC or a client of the child support program (either through IVD services or AOC Clerk of Court services). Applicants must have maintained an overall "C" average or above during their high school career. Financial need is not considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: Information is also available from Lorraine Jackson, Supervisor, Duplin County Child Support, P.O. Box 969, Kenansville, NC 28349, (910) 296-2200.

1096 NORTH CAROLINA COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM

Attn: Student Development Services
200 West Jones Street
5016 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-5016
Tel: (919)807-7106
Fax: (919)807-7164
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ncccs.cc.nc.us

To provide financial assistance at North Carolina community colleges to students from counties in the state identified as tobacco-dependent.

Title of Award: Golden LEAF Two-Year Colleges Scholar Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Two Year College Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Stipends are $2,250 per year ($750 per semester including summer school) for students in curriculum programs or up to $750 per year ($250 per semester) for occupational education students. Funds must be used for tuition, registration fees, and related expenses. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to students enrolled or planning to enroll at any of the 58 North Carolina community colleges as at least a half-time student. Applicants must be residents of 84 counties in the state identified as tobacco-dependent by Golden LEAF (Long-term Economic Advancement Foundation), Inc. They must be able to demonstrate financial need according to federal guidelines (income less than $13,965 for a family of 1, rising to $47,355 for a family of 8). Students who meet the financial need requirement are then awarded scholarships on a first-come first-served basis according to merit requirements including the effect of the decline in the tobacco industry on their family, the effect of the declining economy on their family, academic record, overall evaluation of the application, and leadership and community service. Additional Information: This program, which began in 2003, is sponsored by Golden LEAF, Inc. For a list of the eligible counties, contact the North Carolina Community College System.

1097 NORTH CAROLINA COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM

Attn: Student Development Services
200 West Jones Street
5016 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-5016
Tel: (919)807-7104
Fax: (919)807-7164
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ncccs.cc.nc.us

To provide financial assistance to students attending community colleges in North Carolina.

Title of Award: North Carolina Community College Grant Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Two Year College Number Awarded: Approximately 10,000 each year. Funds Available: Stipends depend on the recipient's enrollment status and financial need. Stipends range from $250 to $1,900 per year for full-time students, from $188 to $1,425 per year for three-quarter-time students, or from $125 to $950 per year for half-time students. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to North Carolina residents enrolled at least half time at 1 of the 58 institutions in North Carolina's community college system. Applicants must be able to demonstrate financial need. Students who already have a bachelor's degree are ineligible. Additional Information: This program was established in 1999 as a replacement for the North Carolina Community College Scholarship Program. It is jointly administered by the North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority, the North Carolina Community College System, College Foundation of North Carolina, and financial aid administrators at the community college. There are no special application forms for the scholarships. Students apply to their local community college, not to the system office. Each eligible school selects its own recipients from applicants meeting the above criteria.

1098 NORTH CAROLINA COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM

Attn: Student Development Services
200 West Jones Street
5016 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-5016
Tel: (919)807-7104
Fax: (919)807-7164
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ncccs.cc.nc.us

To provide financial assistance to students attending community colleges in North Carolina and majoring in selected fields.

Title of Award: North Carolina Community College Targeted Financial Assistance Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Two Year College Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, $500,000 was available for this program. Funds Available: Stipends depend on the recipient's enrollment status and financial need. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to North Carolina residents enrolled at least half time at 1 of the 58 institutions in North Carolina's community college system. Applicants must be able to demonstrate financial need. They must be majoring in a low-enrollment program that prepares students for high demand occupations. Students who already have a bachelor's degree are ineligible. Additional Information: This program was established in 2001 as a supplement to the North Carolina Community College Grant and Loan Program. It is jointly administered by the North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority, the North Carolina Community College System, College Foundation of North Carolina, and financial aid administrators at the community college. There are no special application forms for the scholarships. Students apply to their local community college, not to the system office. Each eligible school selects its own recipients from applicants meeting the above criteria.

1099 NORTH CAROLINA COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM

Attn: Student Development Services
200 West Jones Street
5016 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-5016
Tel: (919)807-7106
Fax: (919)807-7164
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ncccs.cc.nc.us

To provide financial assistance at North Carolina community colleges to students who completed their GED certification or high school credential while committed to a Youth Development Center (YDC).

Title of Award: Youth Development Centers Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Two Year College Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Stipends are $2,000 per year ($1,000 per semester) for full-time students in curriculum programs or up to $500 per semester for registration fees, textbook costs, and course supplies for students in occupational extension courses and/or human resources development programs. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to students enrolled in North Carolina community colleges who completed their GED certification or high school credential while committed to a YDC of the North Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (DJJDP). Applicants must be enrolled in either 1) a curriculum program or 2) an occupational extension program and/or human resources development program.

1100 NORTH CAROLINA PTA

3501 Glenwood Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27612-4934
Tel: (919)787-0534
Free: 800-255-0417 within NC
Fax: (919)787-0569
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ncpta.org/student_scholarship.html

To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors who are members of the North Carolina PTA/PTSA.

Title of Award: North Carolina PTA Student Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified 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 graduating seniors in North Carolina who are members of their high school PTA/PTSA. Applicants must submit a copy of their most recent high school transcript, 2 letters of recommendation from high school faculty, a copy of their PTA/PTSA membership card, and essays on 5 topics that change annually. Financial need is considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: January of each year.

1101 NORTH CAROLINA SOCIETY OF HISPANIC PROFESSIONALS

P.O. Box 1557
Apex, NC 27502-3557
Tel: (919)654-4516
Fax: (919)654-4524
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.theNCSHP.org/NCHCF/NCHCF.htm

To provide financial assistance for college to Hispanic students from North Carolina.

Title of Award: North Carolina Hispanic College Fund Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Stipends range from $500 to $2,500. Funds are paid directly to the college or university. Scholarships under $1,000 are paid in the fall semester. For scholarships over $1,000, half is paid in the fall and half in the spring. Funds are designated for tuition, room, and board. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed up to 3 additional years.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to seniors and recent graduates from North Carolina high schools who are of Hispanic/Latino background. Applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll at a community college or a 2- or 4-year college or university and be committed to public service and community development. They must have a high school GPA of 2.5 or higher. Along with their application, they must submit a 500-word essay on their Hispanic parentage and family background, personal and academic achievements, academic plans and career goals, and past and current efforts (as well as future plans) towards making a difference in their community. Semi-finalists are asked to have a personal interview. Preference is given to full-time students (although part-time students are encouraged to apply) and to foreign-born applicants and the native-born children of foreign-born parents. Previous involvement in a club or community organization is encouraged. Financial need is not considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: January of each year.

1102 NORTH CAROLINA STATE EDUCATION ASSISTANCE AUTHORITY

Attn: Golden LEAF Scholarship Program
P.O. Box 13663
Research Triangle Park, NC 27708-3663
Tel: (919)248-4635
Free: 800-700-1775, ext. 313
Fax: (919)248-6635
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ncseaa.edu/GL.htm

To provide financial assistance to residents of North Carolina counties identified as tobacco-dependent who are attending or planning to attend a constituent institution of the University of North Carolina.

Title of Award: Golden LEAF Public University Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: 275 each year: 100 for current high school seniors entering a public university, 50 for current community college students transferring to a public university, and 125 renewals for current public university students. Funds Available: The stipend is $3,000 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of 76 counties in North Carolina identified as tobacco-dependent and/or economically distressed. Applicants may be 1) high school seniors planning to enroll in a public university for the first time; 2) community college students planning to transfer to a public university; and 3) continuing public university students seeking renewal of this scholarship. They must be attending or planning to attend 1 of the 16 campuses of the University of North Carolina system as a full-time student. Selection is based on financial need, academic record, and extracurricular and leadership activities. Priority is given to students from families adversely affected by the decline of the tobacco industry. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year for community college transfer students and high school seniors; May of each year for renewal students. Additional Information: This program, which began in 2002, is sponsored by Golden LEAF (Long-term Economic Advancement Foundation), Inc. For a list of the eligible counties, contact the North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority (NCSEAA).

1103 NORTH CAROLINA STATE EDUCATION ASSISTANCE AUTHORITY

Attn: Scholarship and Grant Services
10 T.W. Alexander Drive
P.O. Box 14103
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-4103
Tel: (919)549-8614
Free: 800-700-1775
Fax: (919)549-8481
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ncseaa.edu

To provide financial assistance to high school seniors planning to attend 1 of the branches of the University of North Carolina.

Title of Award: Jagannathan Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, a total of 14 students received $46,077 in scholarships through this program. Funds Available: Awards cannot exceed demonstrated financial need, to a maximum of $3,500 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed up to 3 additional years if the recipient continues to demonstrate financial need and maintains satisfactory academic progress.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school seniors in North Carolina who are planning to attend any of the constituent institutions of the University of North Carolina as a full-time student. Special consideration is given to applicants whose parents are employees of TIEPET, Universal Fibers, and related companies. Selection is based on academic achievement (as measured by class rank, cumulative GPA, and SAT scores), leadership, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This program was established by industrialist N.S. Jagannathan and began in the 1996-97 academic year.

1104 NORTH CAROLINA STATE EDUCATION ASSISTANCE AUTHORITY

Attn: Scholarship and Grant Services
10 Alexander Drive
P.O. Box 14103
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-4103
Tel: (919)549-8614
Free: 800-700-1775
Fax: (919)549-8481
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ncseaa.edu

To provide financial assistance to residents of North Carolina who are attending or planning to attend a public university in the state.

Title of Award: James Lee Love Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: 16 each year: 1 at each constituent institution of the University of North Carolina system. Funds Available: The stipend depends on the availability of funds; recently, a total of $41,600 was awarded through this program. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of North Carolina who are entering or attending a public university in the state. Applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll full time and able to demonstrate financial need. Current high school seniors must rank in the top 25% of their graduating class; current university students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year.

1105 NORTH CAROLINA STATE EDUCATION ASSISTANCE AUTHORITY

Attn: Scholarship and Grant Services
10 T.W. Alexander Drive
P.O. Box 14103
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-4103
Tel: (919)549-8614
Free: 800-700-1775
Fax: (919)549-8481
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ncseaa.edu

To provide financial assistance to students enrolled in private colleges in North Carolina.

Title of Award: North Carolina Legislative Tuition Grants Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, a total of 30,732 students were receiving $47,980,273 through this program. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,800 per year. Funds are paid to the institution on behalf of the recipient. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to North Carolina residents attending a legislatively-designated private college in the state on a full-time basis. Financial need is not considered in the selection process. Students of theology, divinity, religious education, or any other course of study designed primarily for career preparation in a religious vocation are not eligible. Additional Information: This program was established in 1975.

1106 NORTH CAROLINA STATE EDUCATION ASSISTANCE AUTHORITY

Attn: Scholarship and Grant Services
10 T.W. Alexander Drive
P.O. Box 14103
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-4103
Tel: (919)549-8614
Free: 800-700-1775
Fax: (919)549-8481
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ncseaa.edu

To provide financial assistance for education at private colleges and universities to students in North Carolina with financial need.

Title of Award: North Carolina State Contractual Scholarship Fund Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, a total of 13,415 students were receiving $33,793,025 through this program. Funds Available: Stipends range up to $1,100 per year, depending on the need of the recipient and the availability of funds. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: Eligible for this program are North Carolina residents who are enrolled as full-time or part-time undergraduate students at approved North Carolina private colleges and universities. Students enrolled in a program of study in theology, divinity, religious education, or any other program of study designed primarily for career preparation in a religious vocation are not eligible. Additional Information: Recipients are selected by the financial aid offices of the eligible private institutions in North Carolina. This program was established in 1971.

1107 NORTH CAROLINA STATE EDUCATION ASSISTANCE AUTHORITY

Attn: Scholarship and Grant Services
10 Alexander Drive
P.O. Box 14103
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-4103
Tel: (919)549-8614
Free: 800-700-1775
Fax: (919)549-8481
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ncseaa.edu

To provide financial assistance to students at University of North Carolina (UNC) constituent institutions whose enrollment contributes to the diversity of the undergraduate population.

Title of Award: University of North Carolina Campus Scholarships-Part I Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, a total of 3,076 UNC Campus Scholarships, with a total value of $5,648,874, were awarded. Funds Available: The amount of the award depends upon the financial need of the recipient and the availability of funds. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to undergraduate students who are enrolled or planning to enroll full time at 1 of the 16 UNC institutions. Applicants must have graduated in the top 40% of their high school class, have a weighted GPA of 3.0 or higher, have an SAT score higher than the SAT score of the previous freshman class, and have a record of positive involvement in extracurricular activities. They must be able to demonstrate "exceptional financial need." Their enrollment must "contribute to the intellectual experiences and diversity of the undergraduate population." Deadline for Receipt: Deadline dates vary; check with the appropriate constituent institution. Additional Information: This program was established in 2003 as a replacement for the former North Carolina Minority Presence Grants, North Carolina Freshmen Scholars Program, North Carolina Incentive Scholarship Program, and the North Carolina Legislative College Opportunity Program. Students must submit applications to the constituent institution's financial aid office rather than directly to the North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority.

1108 NORTH CAROLINA STATE EDUCATION ASSISTANCE AUTHORITY

Attn: Scholarship and Grant Services
10 Alexander Drive
P.O. Box 14103
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-4103
Tel: (919)549-8614
Free: 800-700-1775
Fax: (919)549-8481
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ncseaa.edu

To provide financial assistance to Native American residents of North Carolina interested in working on an undergraduate degree at a public institution in the state.

Title of Award: University of North Carolina Campus Scholarships-Part II Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, a total of 3,076 UNC Campus Scholarships, with a total value of $5,648,874, were awarded. Funds Available: The maximum stipend is $3,000 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed if the student maintains financial need and satisfactory academic progress.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of North Carolina who maintain cultural and political identification as a Native American through membership in an Indian tribe recognized by the United States or by the state of North Carolina, or through tribal affiliation or community recognition. Incoming freshmen must rank in the top half of their graduating class at a North Carolina high school; incoming transfers must have completed an associate degree and must have earned a GPA of 2.5 or higher at the 2-year college, or they must have a certificate in a program that articulates directly with an academic program at a constituent university and must have earned a GPA of 2.0 or higher at the college. Applicants must be admitted or enrolled in a regular undergraduate degree-granting program at 1 of the 16 constituent institutions of the University of North Carolina (UNC). They must be able to demonstrate financial need. Deadline for Receipt: Deadline dates vary; check with the participating school. Additional Information: This program was established in 2003 as a replacement for the former North Carolina Incentive Scholarship and Grant Program for Native Americans.

1109 NORTH CAROLINA STATE EDUCATION ASSISTANCE AUTHORITY

Attn: Scholarship and Grant Services
10 T.W. Alexander Drive
P.O. Box 14103
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-4103
Tel: (919)549-8614
Free: 800-700-1775
Fax: (919)549-8481
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ncseaa.edu

To provide financial assistance to students enrolled at 1 of the branches of the University of North Carolina.

Title of Award: University of North Carolina System Need-Based Grants Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: Varies each year. Recently, 26,630 students were receiving $28,785,533 in support through this program Funds Available: Stipends depend on the need of the recipient and the availability of funds, to a maximum of $3,000 per year. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of North Carolina enrolled for at least 6 credit hours at any of the constituent institutions of the University of North Carolina. Applicants must be able to demonstrate financial need, based on data from the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Additional Information: The constituent institutions are Appalachian State University, East Carolina University, Elizabeth City State University, Fayetteville State University, North Carolina A&T State University, North Carolina Central University, North Carolina School of the Arts, North Carolina State University, University of North Carolina at Asheville, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, University of North Carolina at Pembroke, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Western Carolina University, and Winston-Salem State University.

1110 NORTH CAROLINA STATE GRANGE

Attn: Scholarship Program
1734 Wilkesboro Road
Statesville, NC 28625
Tel: (704)878-0000
Free: 800-432-4857, ext. 26
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ncgrange.com

To provide financial assistance for college to members of the North Carolina State Grange.

Title of Award: NC State Grange Foundation Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed if the recipient maintains full-time enrollment and a GPA of 2.8 or higher.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to active members of a Subordinate Grange in North Carolina who have been accepted at or are attending a 2-year college, 4-year college or university, or trade school. Applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll full time. Selection is based on a statement of their future education plans, transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation, and participation in extracurricular activities (including Grange activities). Financial need is not considered. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

1111 NORTH CAROLINA TRAFFIC LEAGUE

P.O. Box 241203
Charlotte, NC 28224-1203
Tel: (704)357-8800
Fax: (704)357-8804
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nctl.hypermart.net

To provide financial assistance to upper-division and graduate students from North Carolina who are working on a degree in transportation.

Title of Award: North Carolina Traffic League Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Transportation Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College, Graduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of North Carolina who are either 1) full-time juniors or seniors or 2) part-time or full-time graduate students. Applicants must be working on a degree in an approved field of transportation studies. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Along with their application, they must submit an essay on their interest in traffic and transportation, including an outline of their future objectives in the field. Additional Information: This program was established in 2001.

1112 NORTH DAKOTA COUNCIL ON ABUSED WOMEN'S SERVICES

418 East Rosser, Suite 320
Bismarck, ND 58501-4046
Tel: (701)255-6240; 888-255-6240
Fax: (701)255-1904
Web Site: http://www.ndcaws.org/projects/scholarship/scholarship.asp

To provide financial assistance to women in North Dakota who are interested in attending a college or university in the state.

Title of Award: North Dakota Women's Opportunity Scholarship Fund Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified 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; may be renewed.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to women residents of North Dakota who plan to enroll as a full-time student at a college, university, or certification program in the state. Applicants must be able to demonstrate income lower than established financial guidelines (currently less than $11,638 for a single person, rising to $39,463 for a family of 8). Along with their application, they must submit an essay of 500 to 1,000 words on their motivation for attending college and their plans for the future. Priority is given to 1) first-time students and current students in special circumstances that may prevent them from completing a pending degree or program; and 2) applicants who may not be eligible for sources of funding normally available to low-income applicants. Deadline for Receipt: June of each year.

1113 NORTH DAKOTA UNIVERSITY SYSTEM

Attn: Director of Financial Aid
State Capitol, Tenth Floor
600 East Boulevard Avenue, Department 215
Bismarck, ND 58505-0230
Tel: (701)328-4114
Fax: (701)328-2961
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ndus.nodak.edu

To waive tuition and fees for survivors of deceased fire fighters and peace officers at public institutions in North Dakota.

Title of Award: North Dakota Fee Waiver for Survivors of Deceased Fire Fighters and Peace Officers Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Qualified students are entitled to a waiver of all tuition and fees (except fees charged to retire outstanding bonds). Duration: 1 academic year; renewable.

Eligibility Requirements: Eligible for this benefit are residents of North Dakota who are the survivors of fire fighters and peace officers who died as a direct result of injuries received in the performance of official duties. Applicants must be attending or planning to attend a public college or university in North Dakota.

1114 NORTH DAKOTA UNIVERSITY SYSTEM

Attn: North Dakota Indian Scholarship Program
919 South Seventh Street, Suite 603
Bismarck, ND 58504
Tel: (701)328-9661
Fax: (701)328-9662
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ndus.nodak.edu/student_info/financial_aid

To provide financial assistance to Native American students in North Dakota colleges and universities.

Title of Award: North Dakota Indian Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies; approximately 150 to 175 each year. Funds Available: The amount of the stipend varies from $500 to $2,000 depending on scholastic ability, funds available, total number of applicants, and financial need. The award is divided into semester or quarter payments. The money is to be used to pay registration, health fees, board, room, books, and other necessary items handled by the institution. Any remaining balance may be used to cover the student's personal expenses. Duration: 1 academic year; renewable up to 3 additional years, if the recipient maintains a 2.0 GPA and continues to be in financial need.

Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must have at least one-quarter degree Indian blood, be residents of North Dakota or enrolled members of a tribe resident in North Dakota, and be accepted as full-time undergraduate students by an institution of higher learning or vocational education in North Dakota. Students must have at least a 2.0 GPA, although priority in funding is given to those with a GPA of 3.5 or higher. Participants in internships, student teaching, teaching assistance, or cooperative education programs are eligible only if participation in that program is required for the degree and only if tuition must be paid for the credits earned. Deadline for Receipt: July of each year.

1115 NORTH DAKOTA UNIVERSITY SYSTEM

Attn: Director of Financial Aid
State Capitol, Tenth Floor
600 East Boulevard Avenue, Department 215
Bismarck, ND 58505-0230
Tel: (701)328-4114
Fax: (701)328-2961
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ndus.nodak.edu

To waive tuition and fees for members of the National Guard at public institutions in North Dakota.

Title of Award: North Dakota National Guard Fee Waiver Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Qualified members are entitled to a waiver of all tuition and fees (except fees charged to retire outstanding bonds). Duration: 1 academic year; renewable.

Eligibility Requirements: Eligible for this benefit are members of the North Dakota National Guard who meet the limitations and rules established by the Guard. Applicants must be attending or planning to attend a public college or university in North Dakota.

1116 NORTH DAKOTA UNIVERSITY SYSTEM

Attn: Director of Financial Aid
State Capitol, Tenth Floor
600 East Boulevard Avenue, Department 215
Bismarck, ND 58505-0230
Tel: (701)328-4114
Fax: (701)328-2961
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ndus.nodak.edu

To provide financial assistance to outstanding high school seniors in North Dakota who are interested in attending college in the state.

Title of Award: North Dakota Scholars Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 25 to 30 each year. Funds Available: Students who attend a public or tribal college receive full payment of tuition. Students who attend a private institution in North Dakota receive a stipend equivalent to tuition at North Dakota State University or the University of North Dakota. Duration: 1 academic year; renewable up to 3 additional years, if the recipient maintains a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to seniors at high schools in North Dakota who took the ACT test in their junior year and scored in the upper 5th percentile of all North Dakota ACT test takers. Applicants must be interested in attending a college or university in North Dakota.

1117 NORTH DAKOTA UNIVERSITY SYSTEM

Attn: Director of Financial Aid
State Capitol, Tenth Floor
600 East Boulevard Avenue, Department 215
Bismarck, ND 58505-0230
Tel: (701)328-4114
Fax: (701)328-2961
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ndus.nodak.edu

To waive tuition and fees for dependents of deceased or other veterans at public institutions in North Dakota.

Title of Award: North Dakota Veterans Dependents Fee Waiver Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Qualified students are entitled to a waiver of all tuition and fees (except fees charged to retire outstanding bonds) at public institutions in North Dakota. Duration: 1 academic year; renewable.

Eligibility Requirements: Eligible for this benefit are the dependents of veterans who were North Dakota residents when they entered the armed forces and died of service-related causes, were killed in action, were prisoners of war, or were declared missing in action. Applicants must be attending or planning to attend a public college or university in North Dakota.

1118 NORTHEAST HUMAN RESOURCES ASSOCIATION

Attn: Scholarship Awards
One Washington Street, Suite 101
Wellesley, MA 02481
Tel: (781)235-2900
Fax: (781)237-8745
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nehra.com/scholarships.php

To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors from the New England states.

Title of Award: Norma K. Clarke Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,500. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to seniors who are graduating from high schools in New England and planning to attend a college or university. Applicants should have demonstrated academic responsibility, performed community service, offered a helping hand to fellow students, and promoted harmony among diverse groups. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: The sponsor is an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

1119 NORTHEAST HUMAN RESOURCES ASSOCIATION

Attn: Scholarship Awards
One Washington Street, Suite 101
Wellesley, MA 02481
Tel: (781)235-2900
Fax: (781)237-8745
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nehra.com/scholarships.php

To provide financial assistance for college to children of members of the Northeast Human Resources Association (NEHRA).

Title of Award: EBS Star Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 3 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to the children of NEHRA members who are attending or planning to attend a college or university. Applicants should have demonstrated a commitment to helping others in their communities without sacrificing academic standards or extracurricular activities and interests. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: The NEHRA is an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). Support for the program is provided by Employee Benefits Solutions

1120 NORTHEAST HUMAN RESOURCES ASSOCIATION

Attn: Scholarship Awards
One Washington Street, Suite 101
Wellesley, MA 02481
Tel: (781)235-2900
Fax: (781)237-8745
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nehra.com/scholarships.php

To provide financial assistance to undergraduate and graduate students at colleges and universities in New England who are preparing for a career in human resources.

Title of Award: NEHRA Future Stars in HR Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Personnel administration/human resources Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 4 each year: 1 at $3,000 (the John D. Erdlen Scholarship Award) and 3 at $2,500. Funds Available: Stipends are $3,000 or $2,500 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to full-time undergraduate and graduate students at accredited colleges and universities in New England. Applicants must have completed at least 1 course related to human resources and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Along with their application, they must submit 2 essays: 1) why they are interested in becoming a human resources professional; and 2) what qualities they believe are critical to the success of a human resources professional, which of those they currently possess, and how they intend to acquire the others. Selection is based on interest in becoming a human resources professional, academic success, leadership skills, and participation in non-academic activities. The applicant who is judged most outstanding receives the John D. Erdlen Scholarship Award. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: The sponsor is an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

1121 NORTHERN CHEYENNE

Attn: Tribal Education Department
P.O. Box 307
Lame Deer, MT 59043
Tel: (406)477-6567
Free: 800-353-8183
Fax: (406)477-8150
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ncheyenne.net/nctribaled/index.htm

To provide financial assistance to Northern Cheyenne tribal members who are interested in vocational training.

Title of Award: Northern Cheyenne Adult Vocational Training Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Vocational/Occupational Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Funding under this program is supplemental to any other income. Grants are intended to cover living expenses, tuition, books, supplies related directly to the course, and child care. Transportation costs to training sites off the reservation are provided for the student and eligible family members. Medical coverage is provided by the Northern Cheyenne Indian Health Service for the duration of the training period. Duration: Up to 24 months for vocational training; up to 36 months for nursing training.

Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must be enrolled members of the Northern Cheyenne tribe, be between the ages of 18 and 40, be high school graduates or have obtained a high school equivalency before applying, and be enrolled or accepted in a Bureau of Indian Affairs-approved school. Northern Cheyennes are not required to reside on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation; other eligible Indian members may qualify for this assistance if they reside on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation. The applicant must intend to enroll in a full-time trade or vocational program that can be completed in 3 to 24 months and that will prepare the student for employment. Selection is based on academic achievement, educational goals, need for financial support, choice of school, and plans after graduation. Awards are made according to the following priorities: 1) renewal of grants to continuing students in good standing; 2) new applicants who are enrolled Northern Cheyenne residing on or near the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation; 3) enrolled Northern Cheyenne new applicants who reside outside the service area of the reservation; 4) other Indian enrolled tribal members residing on the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation; and 5) individuals requesting retraining. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year for fall quarter/semester; September of each year for winter quarter/spring semester/spring quarter; March of each year for summer school. Additional Information: Individuals can request support for retraining, provided they can supply a physician's statement explaining why they cannot continue in their present occupation. Recipients must complete at least 12 units each semester or quarter with a GPA of 2.0 or higher. Recipients who voluntarily discontinue training without prior approval from the tribe or because of poor attendance or academic performance are not eligible for continued financial assistance.

1122 NORTHERN CHEYENNE

Attn: Tribal Education Department
P.O. Box 307
Lame Deer, MT 59043
Tel: (406)477-6567
Free: 800-353-8183
Fax: (406)477-8150
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ncheyenne.net/nctribaled/index.htm

To provide financial assistance for college or graduate school to Northern Cheyenne tribal members.

Title of Award: Northern Cheyenne Higher Education Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Approximately 80 each year. Funds Available: The stipend depends on the need of the recipient, to a maximum of $6,000 per year. These awards are intended to supplement other available sources of funding. The scholarship must be used for tuition, subsistence, required fees, and textbooks. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed if the recipient maintains a GPA of 2.0 or higher and completes at least 14 quarter or 16 semester units as a freshman and sophomore and at least 16 quarter or 18 semester units as a junior or senior.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to enrolled Northern Cheyenne tribal members who have been accepted to a degree program at an accredited college or university. The priority order for awards is 1) continuing and former college students in good standing; 2) graduating high school seniors in good standing or first-time adult college applicants not previously funded; 3) students or other individuals who have previously failed to meet the requirements of the scholarship program; and 4) graduate students (if funds are still available). All applicants must be able to demonstrate financial need. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year for fall quarter/semester; September of each year for winter quarter/spring semester/spring quarter; March of each year for summer school. Additional Information: Recipients who reside in Montana are expected to attend a postsecondary institution in the state. They must pay the difference in cost between Montana public postsecondary schools and private or out-of-state schools, if they elect to attend either of those. An exception is made if no comparable course of study exists in a Montana public institution. Eligible Northern Cheyenne Indians residing out of state are subject to the same regulation; however, they may enroll in a Montana institution of higher learning if there is no comparable course of study at a public institution in their home state.

1123 NORTHWEST BAPTIST CONVENTION

Attn: Woman's Missionary Union
3200 N.E. 109th Avenue
Vancouver, WA 98682
Tel: (360)882-2100
Fax: (360)882-2295
Web Site: http://www.nwbaptist.org

To provide financial assistance for college or seminary to women from the Northwest who are preparing for a career in vocational ministry, preferably with a Southern Baptist Convention church.

Title of Award: Rhoda D. Hood Memorial Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Religion Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Master's, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: A stipend is awarded (amount not specified). Duration: 1 year; may be renewed if the recipient maintains a GPA of 2.5 or higher.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to women who have been active members of a church affiliated with the Northwest Baptist Convention and a member of the Woman's Missionary Union within their church. Special consideration is given to children of ministers from the Northwest. Applicants must be attending or planning to attend an accredited college, university, or Southern Baptist seminary with the intention of serving in a vocational ministry position through a church or denomination; priority is given to applicants going into a mission vocation affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention. Along with their application, they must submit 1) a written account of their conversion experience and their call to vocational ministry; and 2) a written endorsement from their church. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year for fall term; October of each year for spring term.

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