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1334 SAGINAW COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

100 South Jefferson, Suite 201
Saginaw, MI 48607
Tel: (989)755-0545
Fax: (989)755-6524
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.saginawfoundation.org

To provide financial assistance for college and graduate school to the children of members of the United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 699.

Title of Award: Hiatt Williams 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: Up to 20 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000 per year. This is a partial scholarship/loan program. Funds are set up as a promissory note with interest (only) due at an annual rate of 5.25% 1 year after receipt of the money and on an annual basis thereafter. After graduation, 25% of each amount received, up to $1,000, is canceled. If recipients do not graduate, the funds received remain a loan and the entire amount must be repaid. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to students in Michigan whose parent or legal guardian is a member of the UAW Local 699. Applicants must be between 15 and 30 years of age, be working on an undergraduate or graduate degree on a full-time basis, and have earned at least a 2.0 GPA. Selection is based on ACT or SAT scores (36 points), scholastic record (10 points), demonstrated leadership qualities (10 points), awards and honors (10 points), community and extracurricular activities (20 points), an essay on career goals (10 points), and demonstrated financial need (up to 4 points). Applicants must receive a minimum overall score of 50 points to be eligible. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 1970.

1335 SAINT PAUL FOUNDATION

Attn: Program Associate
600 Fifth Street Center
55 Fifth Street East
St. Paul, MN 55101-1797
Tel: (651)325-4230
Free: 800-875-6167
Fax: (651)224-8123
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.saintpaulfoundation.org/scholarships

To provide financial assistance to adult residents of Minnesota who are interested in working on a college degree.

Title of Award: Minnesota Adult Literacy Campaign Scholarship Fund Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: At least 6 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: Funds must be used within 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to adult residents of Minnesota who have recently completed, or are about to complete, a literacy program such as the GED, adult diploma, or a skills brush-up program. Applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll in a postsecondary degree program. Along with their application, they must describe their educational goals, what influenced them in setting those goals, and how they think accomplishing their goals will affect their contributions to a community. Selection is based on academic achievement, contributions within a community, clarity of educational goals and postsecondary plans, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: The Minnesota Adult Literacy Campaign operated from 1986 to 1991 with the mission of expanding adult literacy efforts statewide. When it was completed, its remaining assets were transferred to the Saint Paul Foundation to fund these scholarships.

1336 SAINT PAUL FOUNDATION

Attn: Program Associate
600 Fifth Street Center
55 Fifth Street East
St. Paul, MN 55101-1797
Tel: (651)325-4230
Free: 800-875-6167
Fax: (651)224-8123
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.saintpaulfoundation.org/scholarships

To provide financial assistance for college to female high school seniors in Minnesota who have played hockey in high school.

Title of Award: Jane Ring Hockey Scholarship Fund 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 $2,000. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to women hockey players graduating from high school in Minnesota. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and be planning to attend an accredited 4-year college or university. Along with their application, they must submit a 2-page personal statement describing how hockey has affected their life, the contributions they have made to hockey in high school, and what role they expect hockey to play in their future. Selection is based on athletic and academic achievement, character, leadership ability, ambition to succeed, and evidence of present and future useful citizenship. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

1337 SAINT PAUL FOUNDATION

Attn: Program Associate
600 Fifth Street Center
55 Fifth Street East
St. Paul, MN 55101-1797
Tel: (651)325-4230
Free: 800-875-6167
Fax: (651)224-8123
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.saintpaulfoundation.org/scholarships

To provide financial assistance for college to Indians who belong to a Minnesota tribe.

Title of Award: Two Feathers Fund 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 stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members of Indian tribes in Minnesota. Applicants must have the following on file with the Minnesota Indian Scholarship Program: a Minnesota Indian Scholarship Application, their Free Application for Federal Student Aid, and proof of tribal enrollment and/or blood quantum from a federally-recognized American Indian tribe or community. They must submit a 250-word essay describing their involvement in the Indian community and how the accomplishment of their educational goals will benefit the American Indian community. Financial need is considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

1338 SALEM UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

Attn: Robert D. Thompson, Ministerial Trust Administrator
225 First Avenue, S.W.
Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
Tel: (319)396-5479
E-mail: [email protected]

To provide financial assistance to Baptist, Congregational, Methodist, and Presbyterian college and seminary students from Iowa.

Title of Award: Adora S. Jones Ministerial Trust Scholarships 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: Stipends range from $1,000 to $4,000. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of Iowa who are attending a college or seminary to prepare for a career in ministry and preaching the Gospel. Applicants must be members of a Baptist, Congregational, United Methodist, or Presbyterian church. They must be able to demonstrate financial need. Deadline for Receipt: October of each year.

1339 SCHERING/KEY ASTHMA ATHLETE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

2000 Galloping Hill Road
Kenilworth, NJ 07033
800-558-7305

To provide financial assistance for college to outstanding high school athletes who have asthma.

Title of Award: Schering/Key "Will to Win" Asthma Athlete Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 11 each year: 1 Gold Award, 4 Silver Awards, and 6 Bronze Awards. Funds Available: The Gold Award is $20,000, Silver Awards are $12,500, and Bronze Awards are $5,000. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school seniors with asthma who have achieved both excellence in competitive sports and a superior high school academic record. Applications must be accompanied by an official high school academic transcript, a letter of support from a physical education director or coach, a statement from a physician describing the type of asthma and the treatment for it, and a letter from the applicant describing educational and career goals. Leadership qualities and notable extracurricular activities and accomplishments are also considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: Winners and their parents are invited to the awards ceremony and banquet (all expenses paid). Information is also available at 2918 North 72nd Street, Omaha, NE 68134. If the winner is unable to use the entire scholarship, all remaining money will be donated to the high school the student attended to be used to help another student with asthma. Recipients must attend a regionally accredited college in the United States in a program leading to a baccalaureate degree.

1340 SCHOLARSHIP AMERICA

Attn: Scholarship Management Services
One Scholarship Way
P.O. Box 297
St. Peter, MN 56082
Tel: (507)931-1682
Free: 800-537-4180
Fax: (507)931-9168
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.axa-achievement.com

To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors who demonstrate outstanding achievement.

Title of Award: AXA Achievement Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 52 each year: 1 from each state, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. Of those 52, 10 are designated as national AXA Achievers. Funds Available: The stipend is $10,000. Funds may be used only for undergraduate educational expenses. Students selected as national AXA Achievers receive an additional stipend of $15,000, a computer, and the offer of an internship. Duration: 1 year. Awards are not renewable, but recipients may arrange to receive payment in installments over multiple years as long as they continue to meet eligibility requirements.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to graduating high school seniors who plan to enroll full time in an accredited 2-year or 4-year college or university in the United States. Applicants must demonstrate ambition and achievement in school and community activities or work experience. In the selection process, primary consideration is given to the demonstrated achievement as reported by the applicant and supported by an appraisal completed by an adult professional who is not a relative. Other factors considered include extracurricular activities in school and community, work experience, and academic record. From among the recipients, students whose achievements are especially noteworthy are designated as national AXA Achievers. Deadline for Receipt: December of each year. Additional Information: This program, established in 2002, is supported by the AXA Foundation, in association with the U.S. News and World Report.

1341 SCHOLARSHIP AMERICA

Attn: Scholarship Management Services
One Scholarship Way
P.O. Box 297
St. Peter, MN 56082
Tel: (507)931-1682
Free: 800-537-4180
Fax: (507)931-9168
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://bestbuy.scholarshipamerica.org/index.php

To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors who demonstrate outstanding volunteer community service.

Title of Award: Best Buy 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 1,308 each year. In each of the 435 Congressional districts in the United States plus the District of Columbia, up to 3 scholarships are awarded: 2 at $2,000 to the top qualifying students and 1 at $1,000 to the next qualifying applicant. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000 or $1,000. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to graduating high school seniors who plan to enroll full time at an accredited 2-year or 4-year college or university or vocational/technical school in the United States. Applicants must be able to demonstrate "solid academic performance and exemplary community service." Consideration may also be given to participation in school activities and work experience, but financial need is not considered. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This program is supported by the Best Buy Children's Foundation.

1342 SCHOLARSHIP AMERICA

Attn: Scholarship Management Services
One Scholarship Way
P.O. Box 297
St. Peter, MN 56082
Tel: (507)931-1682
Free: 800-537-4180
Fax: (507)931-9168
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.usafunds.org/Borrowers/Access_to_Education_Scholarship.html

To provide financial assistance to undergraduate and graduate students, especially those who are members of ethnic minority groups or have physical disabilities.

Title of Award: USA Funds Access to Education 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, a total of $2.85 million was available for this program. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,500 per year for full-time undergraduate or graduate students or $750 per year for half-time undergraduate students. Funds are paid jointly to the student and the school. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed until the student receives a final degree or certificate or until the total award to a student reaches $6,000, whichever comes first. Renewal requires the recipient to maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school seniors and graduates who plan to enroll or are already enrolled in full-time undergraduate or graduate course work at an accredited 2- or 4-year college, university, or vocational/technical school. Half-time undergraduate students are also eligible. Up to 50% of the awards are targeted at students who have a documented physical disability or are a member of an ethnic minority group, including but not limited to Native Hawaiian, Alaskan Native, Black/African American, Asian, Pacific Islander, American Indian, or Hispanic/Latino. Residents of 49 states (residents of Hawaii are eligible for a separate program), the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and all U.S. territories and commonwealths are eligible. Preference is given to applicants from the following states: Arizona, Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, Mississippi, Nevada, and Wyoming. Applicants must also be U.S. citizens or eligible noncitizens and come from a family with an annual adjusted gross income of $35,000 or less. In addition to financial need, selection is based on past academic performance and future potential, leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, career and educational aspirations, and goals. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: This program, established in 2000, is sponsored by USA Funds, which serves as the education loan guarantor and administrator in the 7 states where the program gives preference.

1343 SCHOLARSHIP AMERICA

Attn: Scholarship Management Services
One Scholarship Way
P.O. Box 297
St. Peter, MN 56082
Tel: (507)931-1682
Free: 800-537-4180
Fax: (507)931-9168
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.usafunds.org/Borrowers/Access_to_Education_hawaii.html

To provide financial assistance to undergraduate and graduate students from Hawaii, especially those who are members of ethnic minority groups or have physical disabilities.

Title of Award: USA Funds Hawaii Silver Anniversary 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, a total of $300,000 was available for this program. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,500 per year for full-time undergraduate or graduate students or $750 per year for half-time undergraduate students. Funds are paid jointly to the student and the school. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed until the student receives a final degree or certificate or until the total award to a student reaches $6,000, whichever comes first. Renewal requires the recipient to maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school seniors and graduates who are residents of Hawaii planning to enroll or already enrolled in full-time undergraduate or graduate course work at an accredited 2- or 4-year college, university, or vocational/technical school. Half-time undergraduate students are also eligible. Up to 50% of the awards are targeted at students who have a documented physical disability or are a member of an ethnic minority group, including but not limited to Native Hawaiian, Alaskan Native, Black/African American, Asian, Pacific Islander, American Indian, or Hispanic/Latino. Applicants must also be U.S. citizens or eligible noncitizens and come from a family with an annual adjusted gross income of $50,000 or less. In addition to financial need, selection is based on past academic performance and future potential, leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, career and educational aspirations, and goals. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: This program, first offered in 2004, is sponsored by SMS Hawaii, the USA Funds affiliate that serves as the education loan guarantor and administrator in Hawaii and 7 other states. Information is also available from SMS Hawaii, 1314 South King Street, Suite 861, Honolulu, HI 96814, (808) 593-2262, (866) 497-USAF, ext. 7573, Fax: (808) 593-8268, E-mail: [email protected]

1344 SEAFARERS INTERNATIONAL UNION

Attn: Scholarship Program
5201 Auth Way
Camp Springs, MD 20746
Tel: (301)899-0675
Fax: (301)899-7355
Web Site: http://www.seafarers.org

To provide financial assistance for college to dependents of members of the Seafarers International Union (SIU).

Title of Award: Seafarers Scholarship Program for Dependents 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 $5,000 per year. Duration: 4 years.

Eligibility Requirements: Eligible are the spouses and unmarried children of members of the union. Children who are high school graduates or seniors in high school must be under the age of 19; children who are already enrolled as full-time students in a program leading to a bachelor's degree in an accredited institution must be under the age of 25. The qualifying spouse or parent must have credit for a total of 1,095 days of covered employment with an employer who is obligated to make contributions to the Seafarers Health and Benefits Plan. Selection is based on secondary school records, SAT or ACT scores, college transcripts (if any), character references, extracurricular activities, and an autobiographical essay. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

1345 SEAFARERS INTERNATIONAL UNION

Attn: Scholarship Program
5201 Auth Way
Camp Springs, MD 20746
Tel: (301)899-0675
Fax: (301)899-7355
Web Site: http://www.seafarers.org

To provide financial assistance for college to members of the Seafarers International Union.

Title of Award: Seafarers Scholarship Program for Seafarers Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 2 $6,000 scholarships and 1 $20,000 scholarship are awarded each year; a second $20,000 scholarship may be awarded to a qualified applicant. Funds Available: The stipend is either $20,000 (paid at the rate of $5,000 per year) or $6,000 (paid at the rate of $3,000 per year). The $20,000 scholarships are intended to cover a 4-year college-level course of study and the $6,000 scholarships are designed for 2-year courses of study at a postsecondary vocational school or community college. Duration: The $20,000 scholarships are for 4 years and the $6,000 scholarships are for 2 years.

Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must be high school graduates who have credit for a total of 730 days of employment with an employer who is obligated to make contributions to the Seafarers' Welfare Plan. They must be active seamen and members of the union planning to attend an accredited college or trade school in the United States. Selection is based on high school equivalency scores or secondary school records, SAT or ACT scores, college transcripts (if any), references on character or personality, and an autobiographical essay. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

1346 SEMINOLE TRIBE OF FLORIDA

Attn: Department of Education
3100 North 63rd Avenue
Hollywood, FL 33024
Tel: (954)989-6840, ext. 1311; 877-592-6537
Fax: (954)893-8856
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.seminoletribe.com

To provide financial assistance for college to members of the Seminole Tribe of Florida.

Title of Award: Seminole Higher Education 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 amount of the award depends on the availability of funds and the need of the recipient. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Seminole tribal members who are applying to or currently enrolled in a program of higher education.

1347 SENECA NATION OF INDIANS

Attn: Allegany Education Department
P.O. Box 231
Salamanca, NY 14779
Tel: (716)945-1790, ext. 3102
Fax: (716)945-7170
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.sni.org

To provide financial assistance to Seneca Nation members who are interested in working on an undergraduate or graduate degree.

Title of Award: Seneca Nation of Indians Higher Education 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 maximum annual stipends are $11,000 for first-priority students, $8,000 for second-priority students, or $6,000 for third-priority students. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed if the recipient maintains a GPA of 2.0 or higher.

Eligibility Requirements: Enrolled members of the Seneca Nation are eligible to apply if they are in financial need and accepted in an accredited program of study at the graduate or undergraduate level. First priority is given to students with permanent residence on the reservation, second priority to students with permanent residence within New York state, and third priority to students with permanent residence outside New York state. Deadline for Receipt: June of each year for fall semester; July of each year for fall quarter or trimester; October of each year for winter quarter or trimester; November of each year for spring semester; January of each year for spring quarter or trimester; April of each year for summer term.

1348 SHEET METAL WORKERS' INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION

Attn: Scholarship Fund
1750 New York Avenue, N.W., Sixth Floor
Washington, DC 20006-5386
Tel: (202)662-0858; 877-552-4926
Fax: (202)662-0859
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.smwia.org/html/scholarship_program_0.html

To provide financial assistance for undergraduate study to members of the Sheet Metal Workers' International Association (SMWIA), covered employees, and their immediate families.

Title of Award: Sheet Metal Workers' International Scholarship Fund Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 30 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $4,000 per year. Duration: 1 year or 4 years.

Eligibility Requirements: Eligible to apply for this program are active SMWIA members, covered employees, and dependent spouses and children of members or covered employees. Children must be under 25 years of age. Grandchildren are not eligible. Applicants must be full-time students or accepted to be full-time students at an accredited college or university. They may be majoring in any field but must be undergraduate students. Selection is based on biographical information, academic record, extracurricular activities, national test scores, letters of recommendation, and an essay on the importance of the SMWIA to the applicant's family. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: Certain schools have agreed to work with SMWIA by offering supportive grants to scholarship recipients. If accepted to a participating school and approved for a scholarship under the fund, students can significantly increase the amount of financial assistance available to them for the year. Write to the association for a list of participating schools.

1349 SHERIFFS' ASSOCIATION OF TEXAS

Attn: Scholarship Program
1601 South IH-35
Austin, TX 78741-2503
Tel: (512)445-5888
Fax: (512)445-0228
Web Site: http://www.txsheriffs.org/scholarship/youth.htm

To provide financial assistance to currently-enrolled undergraduate and graduate students who are the children of peace officers in Texas.

Title of Award: Sheriff D.L. "Sonny" Keesee 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: A stipend is awarded (amount not specified). Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to the children of full-time Texas peace officers. Applicants must be enrolled in a college or university on a full-time basis (at least 12 semester hours for undergraduates and 9 semester hours for graduate students), be less than 25 years of age, have at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA, and not have been convicted of a crime that would make them ineligible for employment. They must submit with their application a brief biographical sketch (up to 2 pages) stating why they believe they deserve the scholarship. Financial need is not considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: October of each year for the fall semester; February of each year for the spring semester. Additional Information: Students are allowed to receive a total of only 2 awards from the association.

1350 SHERIFFS' ASSOCIATION OF TEXAS

Attn: Scholarship Program
1601 South IH-35
Austin, TX 78741-2503
Tel: (512)445-5888
Fax: (512)445-0228
Web Site: http://www.txsheriffs.org/scholarship/youth.htm

To provide financial assistance to currently-enrolled undergraduate and graduate students who are the children or grandchildren of sheriffs or other related personnel in Texas.

Title of Award: Sheriff J.R. "Sonny" and Peggy Sessions 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: A stipend is awarded (amount not specified). Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to the children or grandchildren of a sheriff, former sheriff, or current deputy or jailer serving the state of Texas. Applicants must be enrolled in a college or university on a full-time basis (at least 12 semester hours for undergraduates and 9 semester hours for graduate students), be less than 25 years of age, have at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA, and not have been convicted of a crime that would make them ineligible for employment. They must submit with their application a brief biographical sketch (up to 2 pages) stating why they believe they deserve the scholarship. Financial need is not considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: October of each year for the fall semester; February of each year for the spring semester. Additional Information: Students are allowed to receive a total of only 2 awards from the association.

1351 SHERIFFS' ASSOCIATION OF TEXAS

Attn: Scholarship Program
1601 South IH-35
Austin, TX 78741-2503
Tel: (512)445-5888
Fax: (512)445-0228
Web Site: http://www.txsheriffs.org/scholarship/youth.htm

To provide financial assistance to currently-enrolled undergraduate and graduate students who are the children or wards of sheriffs or other related personnel in Texas.

Title of Award: Sheriffs' Association of Texas Academic 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: A stipend is awarded (amount not specified). Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to the children and wards of a sheriff, former sheriff, sheriff's office employee, or peace officer serving the state of Texas. Applicants must be enrolled in a college or university on a full-time basis (at least 12 semester hours for undergraduates and 9 semester hours for graduate students), be less than 25 years of age, have at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA, and not have been convicted of a crime that would make them ineligible for employment. They must submit with their application a brief biographical sketch (up to 2 pages) stating why they believe they deserve the scholarship. Financial need is not considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: October of each year for the fall semester; February of each year for the spring semester. Additional Information: Students are allowed to receive a total of only 2 awards from the association.

1352 SIGMA IOTA EPSILON

c/o Colorado State University
Management Department
324 Rockwell Hall
Fort Collins, CO 80523-1275
Tel: (970)491-7200
Fax: (970)491-3522
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.sienational.com

To provide financial assistance to undergraduate student members of Sigma Iota Epsilon (SIE), the national honorary and professional management fraternity.

Title of Award: Sigma Iota Epsilon Undergraduate Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Management Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Each year, 5 scholarships for $1,000 are awarded; the number of $500 awards varies each year, but has been 2 in recent years. Funds Available: Stipends are $1,000 or $500.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to active undergraduate student members. Applicants must submit a brief description of their career objectives. Selection is based on scholastic, fraternity, and other extracurricular achievements. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year.

1353 SIMON YOUTH FOUNDATION

115 West Washington Street, Suite 1325
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Tel: (317)263-2361
Free: 800-509-3676
Fax: (317)263-2371
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.simonyouth.scholashipamerica.org

To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors in communities with a shopping mall owned and/or operated by Simon Property Group Inc.

Title of Award: Simon Youth Foundation Community Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Up to 206 per year, including 190 at $1,200 to students in communities with malls, 8 at $1,200 to students in communities with Community Centers, and 8 at $2,500 per year to students in the 8 designated mall regions. Funds Available: Stipends are $2,500 per year or $1,200. Duration: 1 year; the $2,500 awards may be renewed up to 3 additional years; the $1,200 awards are nonrenewable.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to seniors at high schools in communities that host a Simon Property Mall or Community Center (strip mall). Renewable scholarships are available to students in the following mall regions: Atlanta (Georgia), Boston (Massachusetts), Dallas (Texas), Indianapolis (Indiana), Miami (Florida), New York (New York), Orange County (California), and Orlando (Florida). Applicants must plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited 2- or 4-year college, university, or vocational/technical school. Selection is based on academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, a statement of goals and aspirations, an outside appraisal, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: November 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] Applications are available through the Simon Marketplace in each Simon mall.

1354 D.W. SIMPSON & COMPANY

1800 West Larchmont Avenue
Chicago, IL 60613
Tel: (312)867-2300
Free: 800-837-8338
Fax: (312)951-8386
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.actuaryjobs.com/scholar.html

To provide financial assistance to college seniors majoring in actuarial science.

Title of Award: D.W. Simpson & Company Actuarial Science Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Actuarial science; Insurance and insurance-related fields Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: 2 each year (1 per semester). Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000 per semester. Duration: 1 semester; nonrenewable.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to students who are entering their senior year of undergraduate study in actuarial science. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, have passed at least 1 actuarial examination, and be eligible to work in the United States. Financial need is not considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year for the fall scholarship; October of each year for the spring scholarship.

1355 THE SISTERS OF PERPETUAL INDULGENCE, INC.

Attn: Scholarship Fund Committee Chair
584 Castro Street
PMB 392
San Francisco, CA 94114
Web Site: http://www.SisterFund.com

To provide financial assistance for college or graduate school to students who are committed to working for social and economic justice.

Title of Award: The Sisters' Economic and Social Justice Scholarship 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; recently, 23 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: Stipends are either $1,000 or $500. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to students enrolled in an accredited college or university and working on a bachelor's, master's, M.D., J.D., or Ph.D. degree. Applicants must be able to demonstrate a history of working for social and economic justice in their local or national community and be able to describe their plans to use their education to further economic and social justice. Ineligible students include those who are attending 1) military schools, law enforcement academies, or related preparatory programs; 2) institutions associated with religious groups known for discrimination or intolerance; or 3) institutions that, either through intentional or unintentional action or inaction, promote, encourage, or foster social or economic injustice. Selection is based on financial need, prior community involvement, future community involvement, and commitment to economic and social justice issues. Age, ethnicity, race or national origin, gender, and sexual orientation are not considered. Deadline for Receipt: November of each year. Additional Information: The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence is an organization of gay men established in San Francisco in 1979. It began offering scholarships in 2001. Applications must be submitted online.

1356 CHARLES, LELA AND MARY SLOUGH FOUNDATION

Attn: Scholarship Administrator
3600 North Garfield
Midland, TX 79705
Tel: (432)685-6493
Fax: (432)685-6451
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.midland.edu/admissions/aid/slough.html

To provide 1-time financial assistance for college to needy students from Texas.

Title of Award: Charles, Lela and Mary Slough Foundation One-Time Scholarship 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; recipients may reapply.

Eligibility Requirements: Open to U.S. citizens who are Texas residents entering or currently enrolled in a college or university anywhere in the United States. Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA and be able to demonstrate financial need. Home-school students may apply, but they must submit an official high school transcript showing their GPA and courses completed. Selection is based on need and academic achievement. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: There are no summer awards. Faxed applications are not accepted.

1357 CHARLES, LELA AND MARY SLOUGH FOUNDATION

Attn: Scholarship Administrator
3600 North Garfield
Midland, TX 79705
Tel: (432)685-6493
Fax: (432)685-6451
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.midland.edu/admissions/aid/slough.html

To provide recurring financial assistance for college to needy students from Texas.

Title of Award: Charles, Lela and Mary Slough Foundation Recurring Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 10 new scholarships are awarded each year. Funds Available: The maximum stipend is $5,000 per year. Duration: Up to 5 years or competition of a bachelor's degree, whichever occurs first. To receive the recurring funding, recipients must complete at least 12 credit hours with a 3.0 GPA every semester and submit the Free Application for Federal Aid each year.

Eligibility Requirements: Open to U.S. citizens who are Texas residents entering or currently enrolled in a college or university anywhere in the United States. Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA and be able to demonstrate financial need. Home-school students may apply, but they must submit an official high school transcript showing their GPA and courses completed. Selection is based on need and academic achievement.Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: There are no summer awards. Faxed applications are not accepted.

1358 SLOVAK CATHOLIC SOKOL

Attn: Membership Memorial Scholarship Fund
205 Madison Street
P.O. Box 899
Passaic, NJ 07055-0899
Tel: (973)777-2605
Free: 800-886-7656
Fax: (973)779-8245
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.slovakcatholicsokol.org/collegiatescholarship.htm

To provide financial assistance for college or graduate school to members of the Slovak Catholic Sokol.

Title of Award: Slovak Catholic Sokol College Scholarship Grants Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 30 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed 1 additional year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members of the Slovak Catholic Sokol who have completed at least 1 semester of college and are currently enrolled full time as an undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited college, university, or professional school. Applicants must have been a member for at least 5 years, have at least $3,000 permanent life insurance coverage, and have at least 1 parent who is a member. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: Slovak Catholic Sokol was founded as a fraternal benefit society in 1905. It is licensed to operate in the following states: Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin. This program was established in 2003.

1359 SLOVENE NATIONAL BENEFIT SOCIETY

247 West Allegheny Road
Imperial, PA 15126-9774
Tel: (724)695-1100
Free: 800-THE-SNPJ
Fax: (724)695-1555
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.snpj.com/scholar.htm

To provide financial assistance for college to members of the Slovene National Benefit Society (SNPJ).

Title of Award: Slovene National Benefit Society 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: A stipend is awarded (amount not specified). Duration: 1 year; may be renewed provided the recipient demonstrates normal academic progress.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members of the SNPJ who are enrolled in an accredited college, university, or trade school. Applicants must have a minimum of $5,000 permanent SNPJ insurance ($2,000 if purchased prior to 1996) at the date of application and have been a member of the society for at least 2 years. Selection is based on academic achievement, financial need, and involvement in SNPJ-approved activities. Additional Information: The society is licensed to conduct business in the following states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Utah, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

1360 J. CRAIG AND PAGE T. SMITH SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION

505 20th Street North, Suite 1800
Birmingham, AL 35203
Tel: (205)250-6669
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.jcraigsmithfoundation.org

To provide financial assistance to high school seniors in Alabama, especially those who are the first in their family to attend college.

Title of Award: Alabama First in Family 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: Approximately 10 each year. Funds Available: Funding covers full payment of tuition, campus room, board, and books. Duration: 4 years, provided the recipient remains enrolled full time, makes significant progress toward completion of an undergraduate degree, verifies community service during the school year, and maintains a GPA of at least "C+."

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to seniors graduating from high schools in Alabama who have a GPA of 2.0 or higher. Applicants must be planning to attend a 4-year college or university in the state as a full-time student. They must submit an essay on their future plans or goals of accomplishment for themselves, an essay documenting community and civic-oriented activities or assistance to family members, an official transcript, ACT or SAT scores (no minimum is required), and documentation of financial need. Special consideration is given to applicants who will be the first in either their mother's or father's (or both parents') families to attend college. Deadline for Receipt: January of each year. Additional Information: This program began in 2005.

1361 SOCIETY OF ACTUARIES

Attn: Minority Scholarship Coordinator
475 North Martingale Road, Suite 800
Schaumburg, IL 60173-2226
Tel: (847)706-3509
Fax: (847)706-3599
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.beanactuary.org/minority/scholarship.cfm

To provide financial assistance to underrepresented minority undergraduate students who are interested in preparing for an actuarial career.

Title of Award: Society of Actuaries Scholarships for Minority Students Area, Field, or Subject: Actuarial science; Insurance and insurance-related fields Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: There is no limit to the number of scholarships awarded. Funds Available: The amount of the award depends on the need and merit of the recipient. There is no limit to the size of the scholarship. Recipients are awarded an additional $500 for each actuarial examination they have passed. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to African Americans, Hispanics, and Native North Americans who are Canadian or U.S. citizens or have a permanent resident visa. Before applying for this program, students should have taken either the SAT or the ACT. Applicants must be admitted to a college or university offering either a program in actuarial science or courses that will prepare them for an actuarial career. Selection is based on financial need, academic achievement, demonstrated mathematical ability, and understanding of and interest in an actuarial career. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: This program is jointly sponsored by the Society of Actuaries and the Casualty Actuarial Society.

1362 SOCIETY OF THE FIRST INFANTRY DIVISION

Attn: 1st Infantry Division Foundation
1933 Morris Road
Blue Bell, PA 19422-1422
888-324-4733
Fax: (215)661-1934
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.bigredone.org/foundation/scholarships.cfm

To provide financial assistance for college to the children of certain deceased members of the First Infantry Division.

Title of Award: MG William E. DePuy Memorial 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. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,500. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to the children of soldiers who served in the First Infantry Division and were killed while serving in combat with the Division and in peacetime training accidents. This is an entitlement program. All eligible applicants receive an award. Additional Information: This program was established during the Vietnam war to provide scholarships to children of soldiers killed while on duty with the active division; more than 1,100 children whose fathers died while serving in Vietnam received scholarships.

1363 SOCIETY OF THE FIRST INFANTRY DIVISION

Attn: 1st Infantry Division Foundation
1933 Morris Road
Blue Bell, PA 19422-1422
888-324-4733
Fax: (215)661-1934
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.bigredone.org/foundation/scholarships.cfm

To provide financial support for college to the children or grandchildren of members of the First Infantry Division.

Title of Award: Huebner/Zimmerman 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, 4 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000 per year, payable to the recipient's school annually. Duration: 4 years.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school seniors who are the children or grandchildren of soldiers who served in the First Infantry Division of the U.S. Army. Applicants must submit academic transcripts, letters of recommendation, and a 200-word essay on a major problem facing the country today and their recommendations for the solution of the problem. Selection is based on the applicant's scholastic accomplishments and career objectives, along with insight gained from the essay and letters of recommendation. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year. Additional Information: This program honors LTG Clarence L. Huebner, who commanded the division during World War II, and Pius and Ada Zimmerman, father and sister of Sarah Zimmerman, a friend of the division.

1364 SOCIETY FOR HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Attn: Student Program Manager
1800 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-3499
Tel: (703)535-6084
Free: 800-283-SHRM
Fax: (703)739-0399
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.shrm.org/students/ags_published

To provide financial assistance to undergraduate student members of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) who are paying their own way through college.

Title of Award: Dr. Lisa Burke Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Personnel administration/human resources Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The winner receives a $1,000 honorarium, a commemorative plaque, and complimentary registration to the society's annual conference and exposition. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to undergraduate students who have completed their sophomore year, have maintained a GPA of 2.0 or higher, are majoring in human resources or a related subject, are national student members of the society, and are paying more than 50% of their college expenses. Selection is based on "true passion for the HR profession," scholastic average and standing, campus and charitable activities, leadership positions held, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year.

1365 SOCIETY FOR HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Attn: Member Chapter Relations Department
1800 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-3499
Tel: (703)548-3440
Free: 800-283-SHRM
Fax: (703)535-6490
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.shrm.org/students/ags_published

To provide financial assistance to regular (nonstudent) members of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) who are interested in working on an undergraduate or graduate degree in human resource management while employed full time.

Title of Award: SHRM Foundation Regional Academic Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Personnel administration/human resources Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 5 each year: 1 in each of the society's 5 regions. Funds Available: The stipend is $3,000. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to national professional, general, and association members of the society who are employed full time in human resources and working on either an undergraduate or graduate degree in the field at an accredited institution of higher learning, either through correspondence, online, and/or classroom learning. Applicants must submit a 1-page essay in which they discuss their contribution to the human resource profession to date, their future goals as a human resources professional, how this scholarship will help to achieve those goals, and their financial need. Selection is based on human resource work experience and involvement (50%), volunteer activity (20%), financial need (20%), and letters of reference (10%). Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

1366 SOCIETY FOR HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Attn: Finance and Administration
1800 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-3499
Tel: (703)548-3440
Free: 800-283-SHRM
Fax: (703)535-6490
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.shrm.org

To provide financial assistance for college to children of members of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

Title of Award: Sons and Daughters Scholarship 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: 24 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,500. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to children of national members of SHRM who are high school seniors, high school graduates, or first-year college undergraduates enrolled or planning to enroll full time at an accredited 4-year college or university. Selection is based on academic achievement, leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, a statement of educational and career goals, and recommendations. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year.

1367 SOCIETY OF LOUISIANA CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS

Attn: LCPA Education Foundation
2400 Veterans Boulevard, Suite 500
Kenner, LA 70062-4739
Tel: (504)464-1040
Free: 800-288-5272
Fax: (504)469-7930
Web Site: http://www.lcpa.org/LCPAScholarships.html

To provide financial assistance to currently-enrolled college students in Louisiana who are interested in becoming certified public accountants.

Title of Award: LCPA Educational Foundation Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Accounting Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 13 of these scholarships were awarded: 1 at $1,000, 2 at $800, and 10 at $500. Funds Available: Stipends range from $500 to $1,000. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Louisiana residents who are currently enrolled full time in an accounting program at a 4-year college or university in Louisiana. Applicants must have completed at least 4 semesters by the fall of the academic year in which the application is filed and have a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Along with their application, they must submit a 2-page essay on their perception of the C.P.A.'s role on the job and in the community, including how they plan to contribute to the profession and to the community. Additional Information: Individual chapters of the society also offer scholarships. The Baton Rouge Chapter awards $1,000 scholarships to students at in-town colleges and universities. Central Louisiana Chapter awards approximately $500 to students at Louisiana College, Northwestern State University, and Louisiana State University at Alexandria. Lafayette Chapter gives $1,000 to a student at the University of Southwestern Louisiana. Lake Charles Chapter contributes $1,000 to student scholarships at McNeese State. Northeast Chapter grants scholarships between $250 and $1,000 to students at Northeastern Louisiana University, Louisiana Tech, and Grambling State. Shreveport Chapter offers 2 or 3 scholarships (approximately $1,500) to local students. South Central Chapter awards a $250 scholarship to a student at Nicholls State University.

1368 SOCIETY OF LOUISIANA CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS

Attn: LCPA Education Foundation
2400 Veterans Boulevard, Suite 500
Kenner, LA 70062-4739
Tel: (504)464-1040
Free: 800-288-5272
Fax: (504)469-7930
Web Site: http://www.lcpa.org/LCPAScholarships.html

To provide financial assistance to currently-enrolled college students in Louisiana who are interested in becoming certified public accountants.

Title of Award: Alex Postlethwaite 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 $1,000. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Louisiana residents who are currently enrolled full time in an accounting program at a 4-year college or university in Louisiana. Applicants must have completed at least 4 semesters by the fall of the academic year in which the application is filed and have a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Along with their application, they must submit a 2-page essay on their perception of the C.P.A.'s role on the job and in the community, including how they plan to contribute to the profession and to the community.

1369 SOCIETY OF LOUISIANA CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS

Attn: LCPA Education Foundation
2400 Veterans Boulevard, Suite 500
Kenner, LA 70062-4739
Tel: (504)464-1040
Free: 800-288-5272
Fax: (504)469-7930
Web Site: http://www.lcpa.org/LCPAScholarships.html

To provide financial assistance to currently-enrolled college students in Louisiana who are interested in becoming certified public accountants.

Title of Award: Christopher "Kit" Smith 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 $2,500. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Louisiana residents who are currently enrolled full time in an accounting program at a 4-year college or university in Louisiana. Applicants must have completed at least 4 semesters by the fall of the academic year in which the application is filed and have a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Along with their application, they must submit a 2-page essay on their perception of the C.P.A.'s role on the job and in the community, including how they plan to contribute to the profession and to the community. Additional Information: This program was established in 1996.

1370 SOLE-THE INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF LOGISTICS

Attn: Logistics Education Foundation
8100 Professional Place, Suite 211
Hyattsville, MD 20785
Tel: (301)459-8446
Fax: (301)459-1522
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.sole.org/lef.asp

To provide financial assistance to students working on an undergraduate or graduate degree in logistics.

Title of Award: SOLE Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Logistics Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Master's, Four Year College Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to students working full time on a bachelor's or master's degree in logistics or a related major. Applicants must submit brief essays on their career interests and objectives, their scholastic and/or extracurricular activities related to logistics, and the topic of a student paper they will submit if they receive a Scholarship. Financial need is not considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year. Additional Information: This program is sponsored by SOLE and the Logistics Education Foundation. All students selected to receive a scholarship are required to submit a student paper to SOLE's journal, Logistics Spectrum.

1371 SONLIGHT CURRICULUM, LTD.

Attn: Scholarship Committee
8042 South Grant Way
Littleton, CO 80122
Tel: (303)730-6292
Fax: (303)795-8668
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.sonlight.com/scholarships.html

To provide financial assistance for college to home-schooled students who have utilized Sonlight Core programs.

Title of Award: Sonlight Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 8 each year: 1 at $5,000 per year, 2 at $2,500 per year, and 5 at $1,000 per year. Funds Available: Stipends are $20,000 ($5,000 per year), $10,000 ($2,500 per year), or $4,000 ($1,000 per year). Duration: 4 years, provided the recipients maintain a GPA of 3.5 or higher and provide the sponsor with a copy of their college transcript.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school seniors and current college students who have been home-schooled and used at least 3 Sonlight Core programs. Preference is given to students who have used the curriculum most recently and at the higher levels. Applicants must demonstrate a heart for learning, mission mindedness, spiritual mindedness, balance in their activities and interests, and leadership. They must submit a 2-page personal essay on how their future plans and aspirations fit in with the purposes of God (including references to seeking God's Kingdom, asserting the crown rights of King Jesus, and how their future plans or purposes will help extend His Kingdom) and a 3-page argumentative essay that they have written. Selection is based on those essays, academic achievement, extracurricular activities, and 3 reference letters. Deadline for Receipt: December of each year.

1372 SONS OF NORWAY FOUNDATION

c/o Sons of Norway
1455 West Lake Street
Minneapolis, MN 55408-2666
Tel: (612)827-3611
Free: 800-945-8851
Fax: (612)827-0658
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.sofn.com/foundation/GrantsScholarships.html

To provide financial assistance for college to members and descendants of members of Sons of Norway.

Title of Award: Myrtle Beinhauer 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 approximately $3,000; grants are made payable jointly to students and their institutions of higher learning. Duration: Students may receive a maximum of 2 awards within a 5-year period.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school graduates who are current members of Sons of Norway or the children or grandchildren of current members. Applicants must be enrolled in college, trade school, or vocational school. Selection is based on financial need, clarity of study plan, long-term career goals, GPA, letter of recommendation, and extracurricular activities. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 1998.

1373 SOROPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL OF THE AMERICAS

Attn: Program Department
1709 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103-6103
Tel: (215)893-9000
Fax: (215)893-5200
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.soroptimist.org

To help women reentering the job market upgrade their employment status through education.

Title of Award: Women's Opportunity Awards Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: In each of the 28 regions, the winner receives an award of $5,000; most regions grant additional $3,000 awards. From among the regional winners, 3 receive an additional award of $10,000 from Soroptimist International of the Americas. Since the program was established, about 1,640 women have been assisted. Funds Available: Awards are $10,000, $5,000, or $3,000. Duration: The awards are issued each year and are nonrenewable.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to mature women who are the heads of their households with financial responsibility for their family. They may be interested in vocational or technical training or completing an undergraduate degree. Applicants must describe their career goals, how those relate to their educational or training goals, the economic and social barriers and personal hardships they have faced, and their financial need. Deadline for Receipt: Applications must be submitted to local clubs by December of each year. Additional Information: This program, established in 1972, was formerly known as the Training Awards Program. The awards may not be used for graduate study or international travel. Applications are to be processed through the local Soroptimist club. Applicants must reside in and attend an accredited college or university within the countries represented in the federation: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guam, Japan, Republic of Korea, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Taiwan, United States, or Venezuela.

1374 SOUTH CAROLINA ASSOCIATION OF CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS

Attn: Educational Fund, Inc.
570 Chris Drive
West Columbia, SC 29169
Tel: (803)791-4181; 888-557-4814
Fax: (803)791-4196
Web Site: http://www.scacpa.org

To provide financial assistance to upper-division and graduate students majoring in accounting in South Carolina.

Title of Award: South Carolina Association of CPA's Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: Accounting Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College, Graduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Stipends range from $500 to $1,500. Funds are paid to the recipient's school. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to South Carolina residents who are majoring in accounting at a college or university in the state. Applicants must be juniors, seniors, or graduate students with a GPA of 3.25 or higher overall and 3.5 or higher in accounting. They must submit their college transcripts, a listing of awards and other scholarships, 2 letters of reference, a resume, a 250-word essay on their personal career goals, and certification of their accounting major. Financial need is not considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: June of each year.

1375 SOUTH CAROLINA BAPTIST CONVENTION

Attn: Collegiate Ministry Group
190 Stoneridge Drive
Columbia, SC 29210-8254
Tel: (803)765-0030, ext. 4400
Free: 800-723-7242 within SC
Fax: (803)799-1044
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.scbaptist.org

To provide financial assistance to South Carolina Baptists who are attending a college or university in the state to prepare for a church-related vocation.

Title of Award: South Carolina Church Related Vocational Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Religion Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: The stipend depends on the need of the recipient. Funds are sent directly to the school to be applied to tuition and academic fees. Duration: 1 year; recipients may reapply if they maintain full-time enrollment and a GPA of 2.0 or higher.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of South Carolina who have been active members of a Southern Baptist church for at least 9 months prior to the beginning of an academic year. Applicants must be 1) enrolled full time at an accredited college or university in South Carolina; 2) recommended by their church; 3) able to demonstrate financial need; and 4) committed to a church-related vocation. They must agree to participate in a ministry-related practical experience approximately 2 to 6 hours per week under a designated supervisor. A personal interview is required. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year.

1376 SOUTH CAROLINA COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION

Attn: Director of Student Services
1333 Main Street, Suite 200
Columbia, SC 29201
Tel: (803)737-2280; 877-349-7183
Fax: (803)737-2297
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.che.sc.gov

To provide financial assistance for college to residents of South Carolina.

Title of Award: Legislative Incentive for Future Excellence (LIFE) Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Approximately 28,000 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $4,700 per year, plus a $300 book allowance, at 4-year colleges or universities. Students at public and private 2-year colleges receive a stipend of up to $3,080 plus a $300 book allowance. Technical school students receive the cost of tuition plus a $300 book allowance. Funds may be applied only toward the cost of attendance at an eligible South Carolina institution. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed up to a total of 10 semesters for a 5-year program, 8 semesters for a 4-year program, 4 semesters for a 2-year program, or 2 semesters for a 1-year certificate or diploma program.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of South Carolina who graduate from high school or complete a home-school program and attend an eligible South Carolina public or private college or university. As an entering freshman at a 4-year college or university, they must meet any 2 of the following requirements: 1) have earned a GPA of 3.0 or higher in high school; 2) score at least 1100 on the mathematics and critical reading sections of the SAT or 24 on the ACT; and/or 3) graduate in the top 30% of their high school class. Students entering a 2-year or technical institution must have earned a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher. Continuing college students must have completed an average of 30 credit hours for each academic year and maintained a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Students transferring must have completed 30 credit hours for a second-year transfer, 60 for a third-year transfer, or 90 for a fourth-year transfer; their cumulative GPA must be 3.0 or higher. U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status is required. Applicants may not have been convicted of any felonies or alcohol- or drug-related charges. Additional Information: The South Carolina General Assembly established this program in 1998.

1377 SOUTH CAROLINA COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION

Attn: Director of Student Services
1333 Main Street, Suite 200
Columbia, SC 29201
Tel: (803)737-2262; 877-349-7183
Fax: (803)737-2297
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.che.sc.gov

To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors in South Carolina who have achieved a high score on a college entrance examination.

Title of Award: Palmetto Fellows 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, 3,700 of these scholarships, worth more than $24 million, were awarded. Funds Available: Up to $6,700 per year, half provided by the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education and half by the institution the student attends. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed for 3 additional years provided the recipient maintains full-time enrollment and a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school students in South Carolina who 1) scored at least 1200 on the mathematics and critical reading sections of the SAT or 27 on the ACT; have a GPA of 3.5 or higher; and rank in the top 6% of their class, or 2) scored at least 1400 on the mathematics and critical reading sections of the SAT or 32 on the ACT and have a GPA of 4.0. Early awards are based on test scores, GPA, and class rank at the end of the junior year; final awards are based on test scores, GPA, and class rank at the end of the senior year. Applicants must plan to attend a 4-year public or private college or university in South Carolina during the fall immediately following graduation. U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status is required. Deadline for Receipt: December of each year for early awards; June of each year for final awards. Additional Information: Applications are forwarded to principals at high schools attended by students who attain the qualifying examination scores.

1378 SOUTH CAROLINA COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION

Attn: Director of Student Services
1333 Main Street, Suite 200
Columbia, SC 29201
Tel: (803)737-2280; 877-349-7183
Fax: (803)737-2297
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.che.sc.gov

To provide financial assistance to underrepresented students at public colleges or universities in South Carolina.

Title of Award: South Carolina Access and Equity Undergraduate 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, but no more than 20% of the grant funds at each institution may be used for entering freshmen. Funds Available: Stipends of up to $1,000 per year are provided, funding permitting. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.

Eligibility Requirements: Eligible to apply are residents of South Carolina who are members of a traditionally underrepresented group at the senior institution, regional campus of the University of South Carolina, or South Carolina technical college they are or will be attending. Full-time entering freshmen must have a high school GPA of at least 3.0; continuing full-time college students must have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0; part-time students must have completed at least 12 hours of college work with a GPA of at least 2.0 and be at least 21 years old or have been out of school at least 2 years prior to reenrolling. U.S. citizenship is required.

1379 SOUTH CAROLINA COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION

Attn: Director of Student Services
1333 Main Street, Suite 200
Columbia, SC 29201
Tel: (803)737-2280; 877-349-7183
Fax: (803)737-2297
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.che.sc.gov

To provide financial assistance to high school seniors in South Carolina who plan to attend a 4-year institution in the state.

Title of Award: South Carolina HOPE 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, more than 2,100 students received more than $5 million in support from this program. Funds Available: The maximum stipend is $2,650, including a $150 book allowance. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to seniors graduating from high schools or completing a home-school program in South Carolina. Applicants must be planning to attend a 4-year public or private college or university in the state and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. They may not have been convicted of any felony or drug- or alcohol-related misdemeanor during the past academic year and may not be eligible for the Palmetto Fellows or LIFE Scholarship Programs. U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status is required. Selection is based on merit. Additional Information: This program was established in 2001.

1380 SOUTH CAROLINA COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION

Attn: Director of Student Services
1333 Main Street, Suite 200
Columbia, SC 29201
Tel: (803)737-2280; 877-349-7183
Fax: (803)737-2297
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.che.sc.gov

To provide financial assistance to needy students at 2-year colleges in South Carolina.

Title of Award: South Carolina Lottery Tuition Assistance 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; recently, nearly 24,000 students received more than $23.5 million in support from this program. Funds Available: The amount of the assistance varies each year. Recently, full-time students were eligible for up to $876 per semester and part-time students were eligible for up to $73 per credit hour. Duration: 1 semester; may be renewed.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to students at 2-year public and private colleges and technical schools in South Carolina who meet the qualifications of financial need as established by the financial aid office at the institution they are attending. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and residents of South Carolina. They may not be receiving other scholarship assistance from the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education. Additional Information: Information on this program at technical colleges in South Carolina is available from the South Carolina State Board for Technical and Comprehensive Education, 111 Executive Center Drive, Columbia, SC 29210, (803) 896-5320.

1381 SOUTH CAROLINA COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION

Attn: Director of Student Services
1333 Main Street, Suite 200
Columbia, SC 29201
Tel: (803)737-2280; 877-349-7183
Fax: (803)737-2297
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.che.sc.gov

To provide financial assistance for college to South Carolina residents with financial need.

Title of Award: South Carolina Need-Based Grants 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, nearly 23,000 students received nearly $14 million in support from this program. Funds Available: Grants up to $2,500 per academic year are available to full-time students and up to $1,250 per academic year to part-time students. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed for a maximum of 8 full-time equivalent terms toward the first one-year program, the first associate degree, the first 2-year program leading to a baccalaureate degree, or the first baccalaureate degree.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of South Carolina who meet the qualifications of financial need as established by the financial aid office at the college or university in South Carolina that they are attending or planning to attend. Assistance is provided at participating South Carolina public or private 2- or 4-year colleges and universities. Additional Information: Further information on this program is available from college financial aid offices in South Carolina.

1382 SOUTH CAROLINA STATE EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION

Attn: Scholarship Committee
1325 Park Street
P.O. Box 8447
Columbia, SC 29202-8447
Tel: (803)765-0680; 877-882-4025
Fax: (803)779-6558
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.scsea.com/Scholarships.htm

To provide financial assistance to members of the South Carolina State Employees Association (SCSEA) and the spouses and children of SCSEA members who are currently enrolled in college.

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

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to 1) active, honorary, and associate SCSEA members; 2) their spouses and children; and 3) other deserving students. Applicants must have completed at least 1 academic year and be currently enrolled at a recognized and accredited college, university, trade school, or other institution of higher learning. High school students and college freshmen with no previous college credits are not eligible, but graduate students are. Along with their application, students must submit a 200-word statement on their educational objectives, their career plans, and how their college work fits into their future. Selection is based primarily on financial need and academic achievement, but consideration is also given to character, school and community activities, writing ability, personal motivation, and leadership potential. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: This scholarship was established in 1976.

1383 SOUTH CAROLINA STATE FAIR

Attn: Director of Entertainment and Exhibits
1200 Rosewood Drive
P.O. Box 393
Columbia, SC 29202
Tel: (803)799-3387
Fax: (803)799-1760
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.scstatefair.org

To recognize and reward (with college scholarships) high school and college students in South Carolina who exhibit dairy cattle at the state fair.

Title of Award: South Carolina Farm Bureau Dairy Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Dairy science; 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 award is $2,000. Duration: The competition is held annually.

Eligibility Requirements: This competition is open to exhibitors at the South Carolina State Fair who are residents of the state in grades 10, 11, 12, or college and younger than 20 years of age. Applicants must participate in the junior dairy show. Selection is based on their 4-H or FFA dairy record book (100 points), a written essay (100 points), an interview (140 points), and dairy showmanship (60 points). Deadline for Receipt: September of each year. Additional Information: This program is sponsored by the South Carolina Farm Bureau. Information is also available from Donnie King, Clemson University, Agricultural Education, 226 McAdams Hall, Clemson, SC 29634. Winners must attend a 4-year college or university at a future date.

1384 SOUTH CAROLINA STATE FAIR

Attn: Director of Entertainment and Exhibits
1200 Rosewood Drive
P.O. Box 393
Columbia, SC 29202
Tel: (803)799-3387
Fax: (803)799-1760
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.scstatefair.org

To provide financial assistance to high school seniors in South Carolina who will be attending a college or university in the state.

Title of Award: South Carolina State Fair Academic Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 30 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000. Funds are paid directly to the recipient's college or university. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.

Eligibility Requirements: Seniors at public and private high schools in South Carolina are eligible to apply. Applicants must fill out an application form, attach a current photograph, provide a copy of their transcript, and intend to attend a public or private college, technical college, or university in the state. Selection is based on financial need, academic and extracurricular achievement, and communication skills. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: The South Carolina State Fair is owned and operated by the State Agricultural and Mechanical Society of South Carolina; it is not state owned and receives no appropriations from the state or any other governmental entity. This program began in 1996. Since that time, more than $300,000 in scholarships has been awarded. Recipients must attend a college, technical college, or university in South Carolina.

1385 SOUTH CAROLINA TAX COUNCIL

Attn: Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 887
Lancaster, SC 29721
Tel: (803)283-9988
Fax: (803)286-8928
Web Site: http://www.sctaxcouncil.org/scholarship.htm

To provide financial assistance to South Carolina residents who are majoring in accounting or taxation in college.

Title of Award: South Carolina Tax Council Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Accounting; Taxation Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Stipends range from $500 to $1,000. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to South Carolina residents who are majoring in accounting or taxation as either a rising senior at a 4-year college or a rising second-year student at a 2-year college. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher both in accounting and overall. They must submit a completed application form, certification of their class standing, a listing of their other scholarships and awards, 2 letters of reference, a resume, and an essay on their personal career goals (up to 250 words). Deadline for Receipt: May of each year. Additional Information: Information is also available from Ray Partain, 1309 North Boulevard, Anderson, SC 29621, (864) 224-4775, Fax: (864) 231-6558, E-mail: [email protected]

1386 SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF REGENTS

Attn: Scholarship Committee
306 East Capitol Avenue, Suite 200
Pierre, SD 57501-3159
Tel: (605)773-3455
Fax: (605)773-5320
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ris.sdbor.edu

To provide financial assistance for college to the dependents of disabled and deceased members of the South Dakota National Guard.

Title of Award: Free Tuition for Dependents of Disabled or Deceased South Dakota National Guard Members 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: Qualifying applicants are eligible for a 100% reduction in tuition at any state-supported postsecondary institution in South Dakota. Duration: 8 semesters or 12 quarters of either full- or part-time study.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to the spouses and children of members of the South Dakota Army or Air National Guard who died or sustained a total and permanent disability while on state active duty or any authorized duty training. Applicants must be younger than 25 years of age and proposing to work on an undergraduate degree at a public institution of higher education in South Dakota.

1387 SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF REGENTS

Attn: Scholarship Committee
306 East Capitol Avenue, Suite 200
Pierre, SD 57501-3159
Tel: (605)773-3455
Fax: (605)773-5320
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ris.sdbor.edu

To provide financial assistance to students at public universities in South Dakota who are entering their junior year.

Title of Award: Marlin R. Scarborough Memorial 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 allocated to the institution for distribution to the student. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to students entering their junior year at public universities in South Dakota. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher. They must be nominated by their university. Along with their application, they must submit an essay explaining their leadership and academic qualities, career plans, and educational interests.

1388 SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF REGENTS

Attn: Scholarship Committee
306 East Capitol Avenue, Suite 200
Pierre, SD 57501-3159
Tel: (605)773-3455
Fax: (605)773-5320
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ris.sdbor.edu

To provide free tuition at South Dakota public colleges and universities to children of military personnel who died while in service.

Title of Award: South Dakota Free Tuition for Children of Residents Who Died During Service in the Armed Forces 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: Eligible children are entitled to attend any South Dakota state-supported institution of higher education or state-supported technical or vocational school free of tuition and mandatory fees. Duration: 8 semesters or 12 quarters of either full- or part-time study.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of South Dakota younger than 25 years of age. The applicant's parent must have been killed in action or died of other causes while on active duty and must have been a resident of South Dakota for at least 6 months immediately preceding entry into active service.

1389 SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF REGENTS

Attn: Scholarship Committee
306 East Capitol Avenue, Suite 200
Pierre, SD 57501-3159
Tel: (605)773-3455
Fax: (605)773-5320
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ris.sdbor.edu

To provide free tuition at South Dakota public colleges and universities to dependents of prisoners of war (POWs) and persons missing in action (MIAs).

Title of Award: South Dakota Free Tuition for Dependents of Prisoners or Missing in Action 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: Eligible dependents are entitled to attend any South Dakota state-supported institution of higher education or state-supported technical or vocational school free of tuition and mandatory fees. Duration: 8 semesters or 12 quarters of either full- or part-time study.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of South Dakota who are the spouses or children of POWs or of MIAs. Applicants may not be eligible for equal or greater benefits from any federal financial assistance program. Additional Information: Recipients must attend a state-supported school in South Dakota.

1390 SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF REGENTS

Attn: Scholarship Committee
306 East Capitol Avenue, Suite 200
Pierre, SD 57501-3159
Tel: (605)773-3455
Fax: (605)773-5320
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ris.sdbor.edu

To provide free tuition at South Dakota public colleges and universities to children of deceased fire fighters, law enforcement officers, and emergency medical technicians.

Title of Award: South Dakota Free Tuition for Survivors of Deceased Fire Fighters, Law Enforcement Officers, and Emergency Medical Technicians 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: Eligible survivors are entitled to attend any South Dakota state-supported institution of higher education or state-supported technical or vocational school free of tuition. Duration: Until completion of a bachelor's or vocational degree; the degree must be earned within 36 months or 8 semesters.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of South Dakota who are the survivor of a fire fighter, certified law enforcement officer, or emergency medical technician who died as a direct result of injuries received in performance of official duties. Applicants must have been accepted for enrollment at a state-supported institution of higher education or technical or vocational school.

1391 SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF REGENTS

Attn: Scholarship Committee
306 East Capitol Avenue, Suite 200
Pierre, SD 57501-3159
Tel: (605)773-3455
Fax: (605)773-5320
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ris.sdbor.edu

To provide free tuition at South Dakota public colleges and universities to certain veterans.

Title of Award: South Dakota Free Tuition for Veterans and Others Who Performed War Service 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: Eligible veterans are entitled to attend any South Dakota state-supported institution of higher education or state-supported technical or vocational school free of tuition and mandatory fees. Duration: Eligible veterans are entitled to receive 1 month of free tuition for each month of qualifying service, from a minimum of 1 year to a maximum of 4 years.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to current residents of South Dakota who have been discharged from the military forces of the United States under honorable conditions. Applicants must meet 1 of the following criteria: 1) served on active duty at any time between August 2, 1990 and March 3, 1991; 2) received an Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal, or other U.S. campaign or service medal for participation in combat operations against hostile forces outside the boundaries of the United States: or 3) have a service-connected disability rating of at least 10%. They may not be eligible for any other educational assistance from the U.S. government. Qualifying veterans must apply for this benefit within 20 years after the date proclaimed for the cassation of hostilities or within 6 years from and after the date of their discharge from military service, whichever is later.

1392 SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF REGENTS

Attn: Scholarship Committee
306 East Capitol Avenue, Suite 200
Pierre, SD 57501-3159
Tel: (605)773-3455
Fax: (605)773-5320
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ris.sdbor.edu

To provide financial assistance for college or graduate school to visually impaired residents of South Dakota.

Title of Award: South Dakota Free Tuition for Visually Impaired Persons 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: Qualified applicants may attend any institution under the supervision of the South Dakota Board of Regents without payment of tuition, library fees, registration fees, or any other fees. Duration: Benefits are provided until the recipient has earned 225 semester hours of credit or the equivalent.

Eligibility Requirements: Eligible for this program is any visually impaired resident of South Dakota who can meet the entrance requirements for admission to a postsecondary educational institution (including graduate school and medical school) under the supervision of the state board of regents. For purposes of the program, "visual impairment" means that the person cannot, with use of correcting glasses, see sufficiently well to perform ordinary activities for which eyesight is essential. This program does not extend to visually impaired persons who are entitled to receive tuition and fee support from the state's department of vocational rehabilitation. Additional Information: Applicants should contact the financial aid director at the South Dakota college or university they plan to attend, not the sponsor. The exemption from charges does not apply if a course is repeated because of unsatisfactory work, unless the problem was caused by illness or some other circumstance for which the student had no responsibility.

1393 SOUTH DAKOTA CPA SOCIETY

Attn: Executive Director
1000 North West Avenue, Suite 100
P.O. Box 1798
Sioux Falls, SD 57101-1798
Tel: (605)334-3848
Fax: (605)334-8595
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.sdcpa.org

To provide financial assistance to upper-division students in South Dakota who are majoring in accounting.

Title of Award: South Dakota CPA Society Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Accounting Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 9 accounting students received $6,250 from this program. Funds Available: The amount of the awards depends on the availability of funds and the number of qualified applicants. Duration: 1 year; recipients may reapply.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to accounting majors in South Dakota who have completed at least 90 credit hours. Applicants must have an excellent academic record, leadership potential, an interest in the profession of public accountancy, and a record of extracurricular activities. They must submit a completed application form, an official transcript, a brief statement of career goals and objectives, a list of awards and extracurricular activities, and information on work experience. Financial need is not considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

1394 SOUTHERN REGIONAL EDUCATION BOARD

592 10th Street N.W.
Atlanta, GA 30318-5790
Tel: (404)875-9211, ext. 261
Fax: (404)872-1477
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.sreb.org/programs/acm/acmindex.asp

To enable students from southern states to attend a public college or university in another southern state at reduced tuition.

Title of Award: SREB Academic Common Market 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 2,200 students participated in this program. Funds Available: Participants pay only the in-state tuition at the institution outside their home state while they are studying in a program not available in their home state. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.

Eligibility Requirements: Eligible are residents of 16 southern states (Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia) who wish to study in a program not available at any public institution of higher education in their home state. If their state has made arrangements to send students to another state, they may participate in this program.

1395 SPINA BIFIDA ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA

Attn: Scholarship Committee
4590 MacArthur Boulevard, N.W., Suite 250
Washington, DC 20007-4226
Tel: (202)944-3285, ext. 19
Free: 800-621-3141
Fax: (202)944-3295
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.sbaa.org

To provide financial assistance to members of the Spina Bifida Association of America (SBAA) who are planning to attend a 4-year college or university.

Title of Award: Four-Year SBAA Educational Scholarship Fund 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 $5,000 per year. Funds may be used for tuition, room, and board. Duration: 4 years.

Eligibility Requirements: Eligible to apply for these scholarships are persons born with spina bifida who are current members of the association. Applicants must be high school juniors or seniors planning to attend a 4-year college or university. Selection is based on academic record, other efforts shown in school, financial need, work history, community service, leadership, and commitment to personal goals. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 1998.

1396 SPINA BIFIDA ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA

Attn: Scholarship Committee
4590 MacArthur Boulevard, N.W., Suite 250
Washington, DC 20007-4226
Tel: (202)944-3285, ext. 19
Free: 800-621-3141
Fax: (202)944-3295
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.sbaa.org

To provide financial assistance to members of the Spina Bifida Association of America (SBAA) who are planning to attend a 4-year college or university.

Title of Award: Lazof Family Foundation 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: 4 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,500 per year. Funds may be used for tuition. Duration: 4 years, provided the recipient maintains a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Eligibility Requirements: Eligible to apply for these scholarships are persons born with spina bifida who are current members of the association. Applicants must be high school juniors or seniors planning to attend a 4-year college or university. Selection is based on academic record, other efforts shown in school, financial need, work history, community service, leadership, and commitment to personal goals. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year.

1397 SPINA BIFIDA ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA

Attn: Scholarship Committee
4590 MacArthur Boulevard, N.W., Suite 250
Washington, DC 20007-4226
Tel: (202)944-3285, ext. 19
Free: 800-621-3141
Fax: (202)944-3295
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.sbaa.org

To provide financial assistance for college or graduate school to members of the Spina Bifida Association of America (SBAA).

Title of Award: One-Year SBAA Educational Scholarship Fund 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 5 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: Eligible to apply for these scholarships are persons of any age born with spina bifida who are current members of the association. Applicants must 1) be a high school graduate or possess a GED, and 2) be enrolled in or accepted by a junior college, 4-year college, graduate school, or approved trade, vocational, or business school. Selection is based on academic record, other efforts shown in school, financial need, work history, community service, leadership, and commitment to personal goals. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This program, established in 1988, includes the Joseph DiStefano Annual Scholarship.

1398 SPJST SUPREME LODGE

Attn: Scholarship Department
P.O. Box 100
Temple, TX 76503
Tel: (254)773-1575
Free: 800-727-7578
Web Site: http://www.spjst.com/scholarship.html

To provide financial assistance for college to members or the children of members of the SPJST Supreme Lodge.

Title of Award: SPJST General Scholarship and Leadership Grant 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.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members and the children of members who have had an active SPJST insurance certificate in force for at least 1 year. Applicants must be attending or planning to attend a college or university as an undergraduate student. They must submit an official transcript, SAT or ACT scores, a personal statement explaining why they wish to go to college and how the scholarship will help them (up to 300 words), 3 references, and a photography and biography. Selection is based on academic record, references, the personal statement and SPJST involvement. Deadline for Receipt: January of each year. Additional Information: SPJST was founded as a fraternal benefit society in 1897 by Czech pioneers in Texas and currently operates under Texas insurance laws. It established its general Scholarships in 1982 and leadership grants in 1996.

1399 SPORTSTOSCHOOL

P.O. Box 6071
Middletown, RI 02842
Tel: (401)849-2639
Fax: (401)679-0308
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.sportstoschool.com/scholarship.html

To provide financial assistance for college to high school students who participate in athletics.

Title of Award: SportsToSchool College 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. Funds are sent directly to the recipient. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to students who are currently enrolled as a freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior in high school. Applicants must participate in athletics and be interested in continuing their sports activity in college. Along with their application, they must submit a 150-word essay on how sports play a positive role in their lives. Financial need is not considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: The recipient must sign an agreement that the scholarship funds will be used only for college tuition, fee, books, or room and board (only if living on campus).

1400 WILLIAM D. SQUIRES EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC.

Attn: Scholarship Director
P.O. Box 2940
Jupiter, FL 33468-2940
Tel: (561)741-7751
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.mwmd-squires-foundatin.org

To provide financial assistance for college to financially-needy high school seniors in Ohio.

Title of Award: William D. Squires Scholarship 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 $3,000 per year. Duration: 1 year; renewable for up to 3 additional years.

Eligibility Requirements: Open to graduating high school seniors in Ohio. Applicants must have clear career goals and "a burning desire to reach that goal." In addition to completing an extensive application, students must submit a personally-written essay, 2 sealed letters of recommendation, a current official high school transcript, and a complete and final copy of their SAR. All applicants must be able to demonstrate substantial financial need (at least $3,000 of need for their freshman year). Also considered in the selection process are academic potential (must have at least a 3.2 GPA), character, and motivation. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: This program began in 1999. Recipients must attend college on a full-time basis.

1401 STATE CONVENTION OF BAPTISTS IN INDIANA

Attn: Indiana Baptist Foundation
900 North High School Road
P.O. Box 24189
Indianapolis, IN 46224
Tel: (317)481-2400, ext. 237
Free: 800-444-5424
Fax: (317)241-9875
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.inbaptistfoundation.com

To provide financial assistance for college, seminary, or graduate school to members of Southern Baptist churches in Indiana.

Title of Award: Indiana Baptist Foundation Scholarships 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: A stipend is awarded (amount not specified). Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Indiana Southern Baptists who are preparing for a religious or other vocation at a college, seminary, or graduate school. Doctoral candidates are not eligible. Applicants must submit an endorsement by an Indiana Southern Baptist church and a statement describing God's leadership in their choice of profession, area of study, or school selection. Financial need is the most important factor considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year.

1402 STATE COUNCIL OF HIGHER EDUCATION FOR VIRGINIA

Attn: Financial Aid Office
James Monroe Building
101 North 14th Street, Ninth Floor
Richmond, VA 23219-3659
Tel: (804)225-2600; 877-515-0138
Fax: (804)225-2604
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.schev.edu

To provide financial assistance to community college students in Virginia who were in foster care.

Title of Award: Virginia Foster Children Grants 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: Awards up to full tuition and fees are provided to students who are not receiving other assistance. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of Virginia who were in foster care, in the custody of the Department of Social Services, or considered a special needs adoption when their high school diploma or GED was awarded. Applicants may not have been previously enrolled in a postsecondary institution as a full-time student for more than 5 years, but they must be attending a community college in Virginia full time in an eligible academic program of at least 1 academic year in length. Colleges rank eligible first-year applicants on the basis of when the college received the application for admission, federal financial aid data, and appropriate supporting documentation. Renewal applicants are given priority for selection. Additional Information: Applications and further information are available at the financial aid office of community colleges in Virginia. This program was established in 2000.

1403 STATE COUNCIL OF HIGHER EDUCATION FOR VIRGINIA

Attn: Financial Aid Office
James Monroe Building
101 North 14th Street, Ninth Floor
Richmond, VA 23219-3659
Tel: (804)225-2600; 877-515-0138
Fax: (804)225-2604
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.schev.edu

To provide financial assistance for college to residents of Virginia who demonstrate extreme financial need.

Title of Award: Virginia College Scholarship 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. Funds Available: The amount awarded ranges from $400 to $5,000 per year, depending on the need of the recipient. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed for up to 3 additional years if the recipient maintains at least half-time status and satisfactory academic progress.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of Virginia who have been admitted into a Virginia public 2- or 4-year college or university or a participating Virginia private nonprofit 4-year college or university. Applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll at least half time, be a U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen, and have a computed expected family contribution that is less than half the total cost of attendance. Additional Information: Applications and further information are available at the financial aid office of colleges and universities in Virginia. This program, established in 1973, is funded in part with federal funds from the Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership (LEAP) program.

1404 STATE COUNCIL OF HIGHER EDUCATION FOR VIRGINIA

Attn: Financial Aid Office
James Monroe Building
101 North 14th Street, Ninth Floor
Richmond, VA 23219-3659
Tel: (804)225-2600; 877-515-0138
Fax: (804)225-2604
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.schev.edu

To provide financial assistance to needy undergraduate students and some graduate students enrolled in Virginia colleges or universities.

Title of Award: Virginia Commonwealth Awards 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 may be as much as full tuition and required fees. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of Virginia who are undergraduate students enrolled at least half time in Virginia's public colleges and universities. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or eligible noncitizens and able to demonstrate financial need. Some full-time graduate students, regardless of need or residency, are also eligible. Deadline for Receipt: Deadline dates vary by school. Additional Information: Applications and further information are available at the financial aid office of colleges and universities in Virginia.

1405 STATE COUNCIL OF HIGHER EDUCATION FOR VIRGINIA

Attn: Financial Aid Office
James Monroe Building
101 North 14th Street, Ninth Floor
Richmond, VA 23219-3659
Tel: (804)225-2600; 877-515-0138
Fax: (804)225-2604
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.schev.edu

To provide financial assistance to exceptionally needy students who plan to attend a public college or university in Virginia.

Title of Award: Virginia Guaranteed 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. Funds Available: Awards vary by institution but range up to the full cost of tuition, required fees, and an allowance for books. Students with the greatest need receive the largest awards. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed as long as the recipient maintains full-time enrollment with at least a 2.0 GPA, demonstrated financial need, residency in Virginia, and satisfactory academic progress.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of Virginia who are currently attending an elementary or secondary school in the state. Students are eligible to receive these awards if they graduate from a Virginia high school with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher, are classified as a dependent, are a U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen, are able to demonstrate financial need, and are admitted to a Virginia public 2- or 4-year college or university as a full-time student. Additional Information: Applications and further information are available at the financial aid office of colleges and universities in Virginia.

1406 STATE COUNCIL OF HIGHER EDUCATION FOR VIRGINIA

Attn: Financial Aid Office
James Monroe Building
101 North 14th Street, Ninth Floor
Richmond, VA 23219-3659
Tel: (804)225-2600; 877-515-0138
Fax: (804)225-2604
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.schev.edu

To provide financial assistance to community college students in Virginia who are attending part time.

Title of Award: Virginia Part-Time 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. Funds Available: Awards up to full tuition and fees are available. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of Virginia who are attending a community college in the state on a part-time basis. Applicants must be able to demonstrate financial need. Additional Information: Applications and further information are available at the financial aid office of community colleges in Virginia.

1407 STATE COUNCIL OF HIGHER EDUCATION FOR VIRGINIA

Attn: Financial Aid Office
James Monroe Building
101 North 14th Street, Ninth Floor
Richmond, VA 23219-3659
Tel: (804)225-2600; 877-515-0138
Fax: (804)225-2604
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.schev.edu

To provide financial assistance for college to residents of Virginia who are 60 years of age and older.

Title of Award: Virginia Senior Citizen Tuition 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: The program provides waiver of tuition. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of Virginia who are taking credit courses at public colleges or universities in the state. Applicants must meet income guidelines and be 60 years of age or older. Additional Information: Applications and further information are available at the financial aid office of colleges and universities in Virginia.

1408 STATE COUNCIL OF HIGHER EDUCATION FOR VIRGINIA

Attn: Financial Aid Office
James Monroe Building
101 North 14th Street, Ninth Floor
Richmond, VA 23219-3659
Tel: (804)225-2600; 877-515-0138
Fax: (804)225-2604
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.schev.edu

To provide financial assistance to undergraduate and graduate students attending private colleges or universities in Virginia.

Title of Award: Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant 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 awarded varies, depending on annual appropriations and number of applicants; recently, the maximum award was $2,210 for undergraduates or $1,700 for graduate students. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.

Eligibility Requirements: Undergraduate and graduate or professional students who are Virginia residents attending private colleges or universities in the state on a full-time basis in a degree program are eligible for this program. There is no financial need requirement. Students pursuing religious training or theological education are not eligible. Deadline for Receipt: The deadline for priority consideration for fall semester is July of each year. Applicants submitted through the end of November are considered only if funds are available. Additional Information: This program was established in 1972.

1409 STATE EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION OF NORTH CAROLINA

Attn: SEANC Scholarship Fund
P.O. Drawer 27727
Raleigh, NC 27611-7727
Tel: (919)833-6436
Free: 800-222-2758, ext. 144
Fax: (919)829-5829
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.seanc.org

To provide financial assistance for college to members of the State Employees Association of North Carolina (SEANC), their spouses, and their children.

Title of Award: SEANC Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: More than 50 each year. Funds Available: Stipends are $1,000 for 4-year schools or $500 for trade schools, community colleges, and SEANC members with full-time jobs. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to SEANC members, their spouses, and their children who are interested in attending a technical school, community college, trade school, junior college, or 4-year university. Support is offered in 3 categories: 1) for full-time study, based on financial need; 2) for full-time study, based on merit, with financial need excluded; 3) for part-time study (by SEANC members only, not spouses or children) who are full-time state employees. Selection is based on demonstrated academic potential, school and community activities, character, motivation, and (for the first category only) financial need. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 1974.

1410 STATE STUDENT ASSISTANCE COMMISSION OF INDIANA

Attn: Grant Division
150 West Market Street, Suite 500
Indianapolis, IN 46204-2811
Tel: (317)232-2350; 888-528-4719 within IN
Fax: (317)232-3260
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.in.gov/ssaci/programs/cvo.html

To provide financial assistance for undergraduate or graduate education to students in Indiana who are 1) the children of disabled or other veterans, and 2) the children and spouses of certain deceased or disabled public safety officers.

Title of Award: Indiana Child of Veteran and Public Safety Officer Supplemental Grant 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: Qualified applicants receive a 100% remission of tuition and all mandatory fees for undergraduate or graduate work at state-supported postsecondary schools and universities in Indiana. It does not cover such fees as room and board. Duration: Up to 124 semester hours of study.

Eligibility Requirements: The veterans portion of this program is open to Indiana residents who are the natural or adopted children of veterans who served in the active-duty U.S. armed forces during a period of wartime. Applicants may be of any age; parents must have lived in Indiana for at least 3 years during their lifetime. The veteran parent must also 1) have a service-connected disability as determined by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs or the Department of Defense; 2) have received a Purple Heart Medal; or 3) have been a resident of Indiana at the time of entry into the service and declared a POW or MIA after January 1, 1960. Students at the Indiana Soldiers' and Sailors' Children's Home are also eligible. The public safety officer portion of this program is open to 1) the children and spouses of regular law enforcement officers, regular fire fighters, volunteer fire fighters, county police reserve officers, city police reserve officers, paramedics, emergency medical technicians, and advanced emergency medical technicians killed in the line of duty, and 2) the children and spouses of Indiana state police troopers permanently and totally disabled in the line of duty. Children must be younger than 23 years of age and enrolled full time in an undergraduate or graduate degree program. Spouses must be enrolled in an undergraduate program and must have been married to the covered public safety officer at the time of death or disability. Deadline for Receipt: Applications must be submitted at least 30 days before the start of the college term. Additional Information: The veterans portion of this program is administered by the Indiana Department of Veterans' Affairs, 302 West Washington Street, Room E-120, Indianapolis, IN 46204-2738, (317) 232-3910, (800) 400-4520, Fax: (317) 232-7721, E-mail: [email protected]

1411 STATE STUDENT ASSISTANCE COMMISSION OF INDIANA

Attn: Grant Division
150 West Market Street, Suite 500
Indianapolis, IN 46204-2811
Tel: (317)232-2350; 888-528-4719 within IN
Fax: (317)232-3260
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.in.gov/ssaci/programs/ngsg.html

To provide financial assistance for college to members of the Indiana National Guard.

Title of Award: Indiana National Guard Supplemental 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 award provides payment of 100% of the tuition costs at state-funded colleges and universities in Indiana. No funding is provided for books, room, or board. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members of the Indiana Air and Army National Guard who are in active drilling status and have not been AWOL at any time during the preceding 12 months. Applicants must be high school graduates seeking their first associate or bachelor's degree. Allowances may be made for students who earned a GED certificate or were home-schooled, but only on a case-by-case basis following a written appeal. As part of the application process, students must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). If they qualify as dependent students based on FAFSA data, their parents must be residents of Indiana; if the FAFSA standards define them as independent students, they must be Indiana residents. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: This assistance may be used only at the following state funded colleges and universities: Ball State University, Indiana State University, Indiana University, Ivy Tech State College, Purdue University, University of Southern Indiana, and Vincennes University.

1412 STATE STUDENT ASSISTANCE COMMISSION OF INDIANA

Attn: Grant Division
150 West Market Street, Suite 500
Indianapolis, IN 46204-2811
Tel: (317)232-2350; 888-528-4719 within IN
Fax: (317)232-3260
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.in.gov/ssaci/programs/parttime.html

To provide financial assistance to Indiana residents who are working part time on an undergraduate degree.

Title of Award: Indiana Part-Time 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 amount of the award depends on the availability of funds and the number of credit hours taken. Duration: 1 term (quarter or semester); may be renewed.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Indiana residents who are high school seniors, high school graduates, or GED certificate recipients. Applicants must be attending or planning to attend an eligible Indiana postsecondary institution as a part-time undergraduate student working on an associate or first bachelor's degree. They must be able to demonstrate financial need for tuition assistance. Additional Information: Recipients must attend school, on a part-time basis, in Indiana.

1413 STATE STUDENT ASSISTANCE COMMISSION OF INDIANA

Attn: Office of Twenty-first Century Scholars
150 West Market Street, Suite 500
Indianapolis, IN 46204-2811
Tel: (317)233-2100
Free: 800-992-2076 within IN
Fax: (317)232-3260
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.in.gov/ssaci/programs/21st/index.html

To provide financial assistance for college to students in Indiana currently in junior high school.

Title of Award: Indiana Twenty-first Century 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: As college students, participants who comply with program requirements receive 1) full tuition if they attend a participating Indiana public college or university, or 2) an award equal to tuition at a public institution if they attend a private institution. Duration: Until completion of an undergraduate degree.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Indiana residents currently enrolled in the 7th or 8th grade at an Indiana public or accredited private school who demonstrate financial need. Students must fulfill a pledge to graduate from an Indiana high school with a GPA of 2.0 or higher, to abstain from the illegal use of drugs or alcohol and from criminal activity, to be admitted to an eligible Indiana college or university, and to apply for other federal and state financial assistance during their senior year in high school. Deadline for Receipt: Participants must file an affirmation that they have complied with their pledge by March of their senior year in high school. Additional Information: This program began in 1990 and the first group of scholars entered college in 1995. Participants must attend an Indiana college or university as a full-time student.

1414 STATE STUDENT ASSISTANCE COMMISSION OF INDIANA

Attn: Grant Division
150 West Market Street, Suite 500
Indianapolis, IN 46204-2811
Tel: (317)232-2350; 888-528-4719 within IN
Fax: (317)232-3260
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.in.gov/ssaci/programs/hea.html

To provide financial assistance to Indiana residents who are working full time on an undergraduate degree.

Title of Award: Frank O'Bannon 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: This program offers tuition assistance from $200 to several thousand dollars per year, depending on the level of appropriations, the number of eligible students making application, the calculation of student's financial need, and the cost of tuition and fees at the schools of choice. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Indiana residents who are high school seniors, high school graduates, or GED certificate recipients. Applicants must be attending or planning to attend an eligible Indiana postsecondary institution as a full-time undergraduate student working on an associate or first bachelor's degree. They must be able to demonstrate financial need for tuition assistance. U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status is required. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: This program was formerly known as the Indiana Higher Education Grant Program. Recipients must attend school, on a full-time basis, in Indiana.

1415 STEWARDS MINISTRIES

18-3 East Dundee Road, Suite 100
Barrington, IL 60010
Tel: (847)842-0227
Free: 800-551-6505
Fax: (847)842-0229
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.stewardsministries.com

To provide financial assistance for college or graduate school to children of full-time workers commended from Plymouth Brethren (Christian Brethren) assemblies.

Title of Award: Scholarships for Children of Christian Brethren Commended Workers 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 are $1,000 per year or $2,000 per year for students at Emmaus Bible College. Duration: 1 year; undergraduates may renew their scholarship for up to 3 additional years.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to unmarried undergraduate students and to graduate students who are dependent children of full-time workers commended from Plymouth Brethren (Christian Brethren) assemblies in the United States and Canada. Applicants must have a proven Christian testimony and character and be able to demonstrate financial need. Along with their application, they must submit an essay on their reasons to further their studies and their relationship with the Lord. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

1416 STUDENT AID FOUNDATION

2520 East Piedmont Road, Suite F
PMB 180
Marietta, GA 30062
Tel: (770)973-7077
Fax: (770)973-2220
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.studentaidfoundation.org

To provide loans to women in Georgia who need financial assistance in order to continue their education beyond the high school level.

Title of Award: Student Aid Foundation Loans Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Approximately 35 each year. Funds Available: Loans range from $3,500 to $4,500 per year for undergraduates and up to $5,000 per year for graduate students. Loans are not granted to cover all necessary expenses but to supplement what parents can provide or the recipient can earn or receive from scholarships. No interest on loans is charged while the student is in college or in training. Interest at 6% begins 3 months after the borrower completes her course of study or leaves school for any reason. If the loan is not repaid within 4 years, the interest rate increases to 12%. The minimum monthly repayment is $100 or $20 per $1,000 borrowed, whichever is greater. Duration: 1 academic year; renewable for 1 additional year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to full-time traditional or nontraditional women students who are residents of Georgia or who are currently attending a school in the state. Applicants must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Selection is based on financial need, academic ability, and the desire to succeed in obtaining an education. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: This program began in 1908. Recipients are expected to complete their training and become self-supporting within 4 years, unless there are unusual circumstances to warrant a deviation from this general rule. If a payment cannot be made when due, a letter of explanation must be sent to the office. Also, the office must be informed of marriage, change of address, or any other pertinent changes.

1417 STUDENT INSIGHTS

136 Justice Drive
Valencia, PA 16059
Tel: (724)612-3685
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.student-view.com

To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors in selected states who complete an online questionnaire about schools in their area.

Title of Award: Student-View 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 $5,000. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to college-bound high school seniors in Connecticut, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, New York, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. Applicants must complete an online questionnaire in which they rate their awareness of a number of colleges in their region, including their academic strength, tuition cost, etc. They must also submit an essay, up to 250 words, on their own college search experience. Additional Information: The sponsor is a firm that provides market information to colleges and universities.

1418 STUDENT LOAN FINANCE CORPORATION

105 First Avenue S.W.
Aberdeen, SD 57401-4173
Tel: (605)622-4400
Free: 800-592-1270
Fax: (605)622-4547
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.slfc.com

To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors in South Dakota.

Title of Award: Tom Steele Memorial 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 220 each year: 1 to a senior at each high school in South Dakota. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to seniors graduating from high schools in South Dakota who plan to enroll full time at an accredited 2-year or 4-year college, university, or technical/vocational school. Selection is based on academic achievement (GPA of 3.25 or higher); work experience; activities, awards, and honors; a brief statement of educational and career objectives and long-term goals; and a statement of unusual family or personal circumstances that have affected achievement in school, work experience, or participation in school and community activities. Financial need is not considered. Deadline for Receipt: January of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 2004 to honor a long-time official of the sponsor, the state educational loan agency for South Dakota. It 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]

1419 STUTTGART CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

507 South Main Street
P.O. Box 932
Stuttgart, AR 72160
Tel: (870)673-1602
Fax: (870)673-1604
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.stuttgartarkansas.com/contest/future.shtml

To recognize and reward, with college scholarships, high school students who are outstanding duck callers.

Title of Award: Chick and Sophie Major Memorial Duck Calling Contest Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: UndergraduateNumber Awarded: 4 prizes are presented each year. Funds Available: The prizes are a $1,500 scholarship for the winner, a $500 scholarship for the first runner-up, a $300 scholarship for the second runner-up, and a $200 scholarship for the third runner-up. Funds must be applied toward higher education. Duration: The competition is held annually.

Eligibility Requirements: Any high school senior is eligible to enter this duck calling contest. Contestants are allowed 90 seconds in which to present 1) hail or long distance call, 2) mating or lonesome duck call, 3) feed or clatter call, and 4) comeback call. Deadline for Receipt: The competition is held annually on the Friday and Saturday following Thanksgiving. Additional Information: The competition is held in Stuttgart, Arkansas. It began in 1974.

1420 SUMASIL FOUNDATION

Attn: Jennifer Easton, Director
P.O. Box 758
Stillwater, MN 55082

To provide financial assistance to women who are interested in a program of higher education, professional advancement, or personal growth.

Title of Award: Sumasil Foundation Grants Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies; a total of $500,000 is available for grants each year. Funds Available: The maximum grant is $3,000. Duration: 1 year.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to women who have established clear-cut goals of independence and self-sufficiency. Applicants must be interested in a program of undergraduate or graduate study, professional advancement activities, or emotional personal growth efforts. Financial need is considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: February or August of each year.

1421 SUNKIST GROWERS

Attn: Administrator
P.O. Box 7888
Van Nuys, CA 91409-7888
Tel: (818)986-4800
Web Site: http://www.sunkist.com/about/bodine_scholarship.asp

To provide financial assistance to undergraduate students in California and Arizona who have an agricultural background and need financial assistance to further their education.

Title of Award: A.W. Bodine-Sunkist Memorial Scholarship 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, 16 of these scholarships were awarded. Since the establishment of the program, more than 275 scholarships have been awarded. Funds Available: Stipends average $2,000 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed for up to 3 additional years provided the recipients carry at least 12 units per term and earn a minimum GPA of 2.7.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to students entering an undergraduate program at any level. Applicants must have a background in California or Arizona agriculture (i.e., the student or someone in the student's immediate family must derive the majority of income from agriculture). They must have earned a 3.0 GPA and be able to demonstrate financial need. Along with their application, they must submit a 500-word essay on their background and goals. Selection is based on the essay, financial need, college board test scores, GPA, and recommendations. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 1990.

1422 SUNNYSIDE FOUNDATION, INC.

8222 Douglas Avenue, Suite 501
Dallas, TX 75225
Tel: (214)692-5686; 888-663-8362
Fax: (214)692-1968
E-mail: [email protected]

To provide financial assistance for education and other needs to Christian Scientists in Texas.

Title of Award: Sunnyside Foundation Financial Assistance Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate, Other Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: The amount awarded depends upon the needs of the recipient.

Eligibility Requirements: Any Christian Scientist who is a Texas resident and regularly attends a Christian Science church or Sunday school is eligible to apply. Applications for financial assistance may be submitted for a variety of purposes, including college, educational needs, food and clothing, shelter, child care, summer camp, nursing care, practitioner fees, emergency situations, and special opportunities. Deadline for Receipt: Applications may be submitted at any time. Additional Information: All requests for assistance are strictly confidential.

1423 SUNSHINE LADY FOUNDATION, INC.

Attn: WISP Program
4900 Randall Parkway, Suite H
Wilmington, NC 28403
Tel: (910)397-7742; (866)255-7742
Fax: (910)397-0023
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.sunshineladyfdn.org/wisp.htm

To provide financial assistance for college to women who are victims of partner abuse.

Title of Award: Women's Independence 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: Stipends depend on the need of the recipient, but they are at least $250 and average $2,500. First priority is given to funding for direct educational expenses (tuition, books, and fees), which is paid directly to the educational institution. Second priority is for assistance in reducing indirect financial barriers to education (e.g., child care, transportation), which is paid directly to the sponsoring agency. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed if the recipient maintains a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to women who are victims of partner abuse and have worked for at least 1 month with a nonprofit domestic violence victim services provider that is willing to sponsor them. Applicants must be interested in attending a vocational school, community college, 4-year college or university, or (in exceptional circumstances) graduate school as a full or part time student. They should have left an abusive partner within the past 2 years; women who have been parted from their batterer for more than 2 years are also eligible but funding for such applicants may be limited. Preference is given to single mothers with young children. Special consideration is given to applicants who plan to use their education to further the rights of, and options for, women and girls. Selection is based primarily on financial need. Deadline for Receipt: Applications may be submitted at any time, but they must be received at least 3 months before the start of the intended program. Additional Information: This program was established in 1999.

1424 SUPREME COUNCIL OF THE ROYAL ARCANUM

Attn: Scholarship Department
61 Batterymarch Street
Boston, MA 02110-3208
Tel: (617)426-4135; 888-ARCANUM
Fax: (617)426-2322
Web Site: http://www.royalarcanum.com/education.html

To provide financial assistance for college to members of the Supreme Council of the Royal Arcanum who are selected on the basis of merit.

Title of Award: Royal Arcanum Competitive Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 16 each year: 2 at $2,000 per year, 2 at $1,500 per year, 2 at $1,000 per year, and 10 at $250 per year. Funds Available: Annual stipends are $2,000, $1,500, $1,000, or $250. Duration: 4 years.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members of Royal Arcanum who are graduating high school seniors. Selection is based on competitive examinations, scholastic standing, and other indicators of success. Deadline for Receipt: October of each year. Additional Information: The Supreme Council of the Royal Arcanum was founded in 1877 as a fraternal life insurance society.

1425 SWISS BENEVOLENT SOCIETY OF CHICAGO

Attn: Education Committee
P.O. Box 2137
Chicago, IL 60690-2137
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.sbschicago.org

To provide financial aid for college to Swiss students in Illinois or southern Wisconsin.

Title of Award: Swiss Benevolent Society of Chicago 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, scholarships were awarded to 11 high school seniors (4 at $1,500, 4 at $1,000, and 3 at $500); 8 college freshmen (3 at $1,500, 3 at $1,000, and 2 at $500); and 14 college sophomores or juniors (6 at $1,500, 4 at $1,000, and 4 at $500). Funds Available: Stipends are $1,500, $1,000, or $500. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed for up to 3 additional years of full-time undergraduate study.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to 1) Swiss nationals with permanent U.S. residency status, and 2) people of documented Swiss descent; Swiss students studying in the United States on a student or visitor's visa are not eligible. Applicants must reside in Illinois or southern Wisconsin (Dane, Grant, Green, Iowa, Jefferson, Kenosha, Lafayette, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Rock, Walworth, Washington, and Waukesha counties) and intend to attend college on a full-time basis during the following school year. High school seniors must have test scores of at least 26 on the ACT or equivalent on the SAT; current college freshmen must have the same minimum test scores and at least a 3.3 GPA in college work completed through the current semester; current college sophomores and juniors must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.3 in all college work completed through the current semester. Selection is based on academic merit only; financial need is not considered. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: Family genealogies are not accepted as sufficient proof of Swiss ancestry.

1426 SWISS BENEVOLENT SOCIETY OF NEW YORK

Attn: Scholarship Committee
608 Fifth Avenue, Suite 309
New York, NY 10020-2303
Tel: (212)246-0655
Fax: (212)246-1366
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.swissbenevolentny.com/scholarships.htm

To provide financial assistance to college seniors and graduate students of Swiss descent in the Northeast.

Title of Award: Sonia Streuli Maguire Outstanding Scholastic Achievement Award 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 or 2 each year. Funds Available: The stipend ranges from $4,000 to $6,000 per year. Funds are paid directly to the recipient's school in 2 installments (beginning of fall semester and beginning of spring semester). Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.

Eligibility Requirements: Eligible to apply are college seniors and graduate students who are residents of Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, or New York. Applicants must be able to demonstrate sustained academic excellence (at least a 3.8 GPA) in a demanding course of study. Either the applicant or at least 1 parent must be a Swiss citizen. Financial need is not considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year.

1427 SWISS BENEVOLENT SOCIETY OF NEW YORK

Attn: Scholarship Committee
608 Fifth Avenue, Suite 309
New York, NY 10020-2303
Tel: (212)246-0655
Fax: (212)246-1366
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.swissbenevolentny.com/scholarships.htm

To provide financial assistance to undergraduate and graduate students of Swiss descent in the Northeast.

Title of Award: Pellegrini Scholarship Fund Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Approximately 55 each year. Funds Available: The stipend ranges from $500 to $4,000 per year. Funds are paid directly to the recipient's school in 2 installments (beginning of fall semester and beginning of spring semester). Duration: 1 year; recipients may reapply.

Eligibility Requirements: Eligible to apply are undergraduate and graduate students who are residents of Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, or New York. Applicants must demonstrate a strong academic record (GPA of 3.0 or higher), aptitude in their chosen field of study, and financial need. Either the applicant or at least 1 parent must be a Swiss citizen. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year.

1428 SYNOD OF THE MID-ATLANTIC

Attn: Finance and Scholarship Committee
3218 Chamberlayne Avenue
P.O. Box 27026
Richmond, VA 23261-7026
Tel: (804)342-0016
Free: 800-743-7670
Fax: (804)355-8535
Web Site: http://www.synatlantic.org/scholarships/right.html

To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors who are members of churches within the Synod of the Mid-Atlantic of the Presbyterian Church (USA).

Title of Award: W.Z. Stultz Student Scholarship Fund Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1or more each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,500 per year. Funds are paid directly to the college or university. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed upon recommendation of the college.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school seniors who are active communicant members of congregations in the Synod of the Mid-Atlantic (Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina, and Virginia) planning to attend a Presbyterian-related college or university. Applicants must rank in the top third of their graduating class, have been involved in school or community service activities, possess strong moral character, and come from a family with modest income. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year.

1429 SYNOD OF THE TRINITY

Attn: Scholarships
3040 Market Street
Camp Hill, PA 17011-4599
Tel: (717)737-0421, ext. 232
Free: 800-242-0534, ext. 232
Fax: (717)737-8211
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.syntrinity.org/Programs/ScholarshipsGrantsLoan.htm

To provide financial assistance for college to ethnic minority students in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and designated counties in Ohio.

Title of Award: Racial Ethnic Educational 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 range from $100 to $1,000 per year, depending on the need of the recipient. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed up to 3 additional years, provided that the recipient maintains a GPA of 1.75 or higher for the second year and 2.0 or higher for the third and fourth years.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members of a racial minority group (African American, Asian, Hispanic, Latino, Middle Eastern, or Native American) who are attending or planning to attend an accredited college or vocational school as a full-time student. Applicants may be of any religious denomination, but they must be residents of the Presbyterian Church (USA) Synod of the Trinity, which covers all of Pennsylvania; West Virginia except for the counties of Berkeley, Grant, Hampshire, Hardy, Jefferson, Mineral, Morgan, and Pendleton; and the Ohio counties of Belmont, Harrison, Jefferson, Monroe, and the southern sector of Columbiana. They must be able to demonstrate financial need and U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

1430 SYNOD OF THE TRINITY

Attn: Scholarships
3040 Market Street
Camp Hill, PA 17011-4599
Tel: (717)737-0421, ext. 232
Free: 800-242-0534, ext. 232
Fax: (717)737-8211
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.syntrinity.org/Programs/ScholarshipsGrantsLoan.htm

To provide financial assistance for college to children of clergy in the Presbyterian Synod of the Trinity.

Title of Award: Rusch-Shepard Educational 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: A stipend is awarded (amount not specified). Duration: 1 year; may be renewed up to 3 additional years, provided that the recipient maintains a GPA of 1.75 or higher for the second year and 2.0 or higher for the third and fourth years.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to children of clergy in the Synod of the Trinity of the Presbyterian Church (USA): all of Pennsylvania; West Virginia except for the counties of Berkeley, Grant, Hampshire, Hardy, Jefferson, Mineral, Morgan, and Pendleton; and the Ohio counties of Belmont, Harrison, Jefferson, Monroe, and the southern sector of Columbiana. Applicants must be able to demonstrate full-time enrollment, financial need, and U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

1431 SYNOD OF THE TRINITY

Attn: Scholarships
3040 Market Street
Camp Hill, PA 17011-4599
Tel: (717)737-0421, ext. 232
Free: 800-242-0534, ext. 232
Fax: (717)737-8211
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.syntrinity.org/Programs/ScholarshipsGrantsLoan.htm

To provide financial assistance for college to disadvantaged Presbyterian and other students in the Synod of the Trinity.

Title of Award: Synod of the Trinity Educational 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 range from $100 to $1,000 per year, depending on the need of the recipient. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed up to 3 additional years, provided that the recipient maintains a GPA of 1.75 or higher for the second year and 2.0 or higher for the third and fourth years.

Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of the Presbyterian Church (USA) Synod of the Trinity, which covers all of Pennsylvania; West Virginia except for the counties of Berkeley, Grant, Hampshire, Hardy, Jefferson, Mineral, Morgan, and Pendleton; and the Ohio counties of Belmont, Harrison, Jefferson, Monroe, and the southern sector of Columbiana. Applicants must be 1) members of a Presbyterian church attending any college, or 2) students of any denomination attending a college or university related to the synod. They must be able to demonstrate full-time enrollment, financial need, and U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: The synod-related institutions are Arcadia University (Glenside, Pennsylvania), Davis and Elkins College (Elkins, West Virginia), Grove City College (Grove City, Pennsylvania), Lafayette College (Easton, Pennsylvania), Waynesburg College (Waynesburg, Pennsylvania), Westminster College (New Wilmington, Pennsylvania), and Wilson College (Chambersburg, Pennsylvania).

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