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Scholarships, Fellowships, Grants & Loans: General (1026 ■ Mays Mission for the Handicapped, Inc. - 1541 ■ Shopko Stores Inc.)

1026 ■ MAYS MISSION FOR THE HANDICAPPED, INC.
1027 ■ MBNA EDUCATION FOUNDATION
1028 ■ MBNA EDUCATION FOUNDATION
1029 ■ RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES
1030 ■ MELMAC EDUCATION FOUNDATION
1031 ■ MIAMI NATION
1032 ■ MICHIGAN COMMISSION ON LAW ENFORCEMENT STANDARDS
1033 ■ MICHIGAN FUNERAL DIRECTORS ASSOCIATION
1034 ■ MICHIGAN HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION
1035 ■ MICHIGAN STATE TROOPERS ASSISTANCE FUND
1036 ■ MICHIGAN STATE YOUTH SOCCER ASSOCIATION
1037 ■ MIDWEST DAIRY ASSOCIATION-IOWA DIVISION
1038 ■ MIDWESTERN HIGHER EDUCATION COMMISSION
1039 ■ MILITARY BENEFIT ASSOCIATION
1040 ■ MILITARY DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS
1041 ■ MILITARY OFFICERS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA
1042 ■ MILITARY OFFICERS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA
1043 ■ MILITARY OFFICERS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA
1044 ■ MILITARY OFFICERS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA
1045 ■ MILITARY OFFICERS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA
1046 ■ MILITARY OFFICERS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA-ALOHA CHAPTER
1047 ■ MILITARY OFFICERS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA-ARIZONA CHAPTER
1048 ■ MILITARY OFFICERS' BENEVOLENT CORPORATION
1049 ■ MILITARY ORDER OF THE PURPLE HEART
1050 ■ PATSY TAKEMOTO MINK EDUCATION FOUNDATION FOR LOW-INCOME WOMEN AND CHILDREN
1051 ■ MINNESOTA ASSOCIATION OF TOWNSHIPS
1052 ■ MINNESOTA BENEFIT ASSOCIATION
1053 ■ MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
1054 ■ MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
1055 ■ MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
1056 ■ MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
1057 ■ MINNESOTA HIGHER EDUCATION SERVICES OFFICE
1058 ■ MINNESOTA HIGHER EDUCATION SERVICES OFFICE
1059 ■ MINNESOTA HIGHER EDUCATION SERVICES OFFICE
1060 ■ MINNESOTA HIGHER EDUCATION SERVICES OFFICE
1061 ■ MINNESOTA HIGHER EDUCATION SERVICES OFFICE
1062 ■ MINNESOTA STATE HIGH SCHOOL LEAGUE
1063 ■ MINNESOTA STATE UNIVERSITY STUDENT ASSOCIATION
1064 ■ MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES
1065 ■ MINNESOTA WOMEN'S GOLF ASSOCIATION
1066 ■ MISS CHEERLEADER OF AMERICA
1067 ■ MISS UNIVERSE ORGANIZATION
1068 ■ MISS UNIVERSE ORGANIZATION
1069 ■ MISSISSIPPI BAR FOUNDATION
1070 ■ MISSISSIPPI COUNCIL OF THE BLIND
1071 ■ MISSISSIPPI MILITARY DEPARTMENT
1072 ■ MISSISSIPPI NATIONAL GUARD NONCOMMISSIONED OFFICERS ASSOCIATION
1073 ■ MISSISSIPPI OFFICE OF STUDENT FINANCIAL AID
1074 ■ MISSISSIPPI OFFICE OF STUDENT FINANCIAL AID
1075 ■ MISSISSIPPI OFFICE OF STUDENT FINANCIAL AID
1076 ■ MISSISSIPPI OFFICE OF STUDENT FINANCIAL AID
1077 ■ MISSISSIPPI OFFICE OF STUDENT FINANCIAL AID
1078 ■ MISSISSIPPI OFFICE OF STUDENT FINANCIAL AID
1079 ■ MISSISSIPPI STATE VETERANS AFFAIRS BOARD
1080 ■ MISSOURI ASSOCIATION OF FAIRS & FESTIVALS
1081 ■ MISSOURI BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL WOMEN'S FOUNDATION, INC.
1082 ■ MISSOURI BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL WOMEN'S FOUNDATION, INC.
1083 ■ MISSOURI COUNCIL OF THE BLIND
1084 ■ MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION
1085 ■ MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION
1086 ■ MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION
1087 ■ MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION
1088 ■ MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION
1089 ■ MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION
1090 ■ MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION
1091 ■ MONTANA FUNERAL DIRECTORS ASSOCIATION
1092 ■ MONTANA GUARANTEED STUDENT LOAN PROGRAM
1093 ■ MONTANA GUARANTEED STUDENT LOAN PROGRAM
1094 ■ MONTANA GUARANTEED STUDENT LOAN PROGRAM
1095 ■ MONTANA GUARANTEED STUDENT LOAN PROGRAM
1096 ■ MONTANA GUARANTEED STUDENT LOAN PROGRAM
1097 ■ MONTANA GUARANTEED STUDENT LOAN PROGRAM
1098 ■ MONTANA GUARANTEED STUDENT LOAN PROGRAM
1099 ■ MONTANA GUARANTEED STUDENT LOAN PROGRAM
1100 ■ MONTANA GUARANTEED STUDENT LOAN PROGRAM
1101 ■ MONTANA GUARANTEED STUDENT LOAN PROGRAM
1102 ■ MONTANA GUARANTEED STUDENT LOAN PROGRAM
1103 ■ MONTANA GUARANTEED STUDENT LOAN PROGRAM
1104 ■ MONTANA GUARANTEED STUDENT LOAN PROGRAM
1105 ■ MONTANA GUARANTEED STUDENT LOAN PROGRAM
1106 ■ MONTANA STATE ELKS ASSOCIATION
1107 ■ MONUMENTAL RIFLE AND PISTOL CLUB, INC.
1108 ■ MOOSE INTERNATIONAL, INC.
1109 ■ MORONGO BAND OF MISSION INDIANS
1110 ■ MORRIS SCHOLARSHIP FUND
1111 ■ P. BUCKLEY MOSS SOCIETY
1112 ■ MOUNTAIN VIEW ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION, INC.
1113 ■ MR. COLLEGIATE AFRICAN AMERICAN SCHOLARSHIP PAGEANT
1114 ■ RYAN MULLALY SECOND CHANCE FUND
1115 ■ MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS HELPING HANDS
1116 ■ MUSCOGEE (CREEK) NATION OF OKLAHOMA
1117 ■ MUSCOGEE (CREEK) NATION OF OKLAHOMA
1118 ■ MUSCOGEE (CREEK) NATION OF OKLAHOMA
1119 ■ NANA REGIONAL CORPORATION
1120 ■ ELIZABETH NASH FOUNDATION
1121 ■ NATIONAL 4TH INFANTRY (IVY) DIVISION ASSOCIATION
1122 ■ NATIONAL ALLIANCE FOR SCHOLASTIC ACHIEVEMENT
1123 ■ NATIONAL AMATEUR BASEBALL FEDERATION, INC.
1124 ■ NATIONAL AMPUTEE GOLF ASSOCIATION
1125 ■ NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF ASIAN AMERICAN PROFESSIONALS-BOSTON CHAPTER
1126 ■ NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF COLORED WOMEN'S CLUBS
1127 ■ NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE EDUCATION OF HOMELESS CHILDREN AND YOUTH
1128 ■ NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MASTER APPRAISERS
1129 ■ NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF RAILWAY BUSINESS WOMEN
1130 ■ NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE SELF-EMPLOYED
1131 ■ NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE SELF-EMPLOYED
1132 ■ NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF VOCATIONAL EDUCATION SPECIAL NEEDS PERSONNEL
1133 ■ NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN IN CONSTRUCTION
1134 ■ NATIONAL ATHLETIC TRAINERS' ASSOCIATION
1135 ■ NATIONAL CENTER FOR AMERICAN INDIAN ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT
1136 ■ NATIONAL CENTER FOR LEARNING DISABILITIES
1137 ■ NATIONAL CHIEF PETTY OFFICERS' ASSOCIATION
1138 ■ NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF CPA PRACTITIONERS, INC.
1139 ■ NATIONAL COUNCIL OF JEWISH WOMEN-NEW YORK SECTION
1140 ■ NATIONAL DEFENSE TRANSPORTATION ASSOCIATION
1141 ■ NATIONAL DEFENSE TRANSPORTATION ASSOCIATION
1142 ■ NATIONAL FARMERS UNION
1143 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND
1144 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND
1145 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND
1146 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND
1147 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND
1148 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND
1149 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND
1150 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND
1151 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF COLORADO
1152 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF CONNECTICUT
1153 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF CONNECTICUT
1154 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF CONNECTICUT
1155 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF CONNECTICUT
1156 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF CONNECTICUT
1157 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF FLORIDA
1158 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF IDAHO
1159 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF KANSAS
1160 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF KENTUCKY
1161 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF KENTUCKY
1162 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF MARYLAND
1163 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF MINNESOTA
1164 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF MISSOURI
1165 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF NEBRASKA
1166 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF NEW MEXICO
1167 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF OHIO
1168 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF OREGON
1169 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF TEXAS
1170 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF UTAH
1171 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF WASHINGTON
1172 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF WASHINGTON
1173 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF INDEPENDENT BUSINESS
1174 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF MUSIC CLUBS
1175 ■ NATIONAL FFA ORGANIZATION
1176 ■ NATIONAL FFA ORGANIZATION
1177 ■ NATIONAL FFA ORGANIZATION
1178 ■ NATIONAL FFA ORGANIZATION
1179 ■ NATIONAL FFA ORGANIZATION
1180 ■ NATIONAL FFA ORGANIZATION
1181 ■ NATIONAL FFA ORGANIZATION
1182 ■ NATIONAL FFA ORGANIZATION
1183 ■ NATIONAL FFA ORGANIZATION
1184 ■ NATIONAL FFA ORGANIZATION
1185 ■ NATIONAL FFA ORGANIZATION
1186 ■ NATIONAL FFA ORGANIZATION
1187 ■ NATIONAL FFA ORGANIZATION
1188 ■ NATIONAL FFA ORGANIZATION
1189 ■ NATIONAL FFA ORGANIZATION
1190 ■ NATIONAL FFA ORGANIZATION
1191 ■ NATIONAL FLUID MILK PROCESSOR PROMOTION BOARD
1192 ■ NATIONAL FOSTER PARENT ASSOCIATION
1193 ■ NATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR ECTODERMAL DYSPLASIAS
1194 ■ NATIONAL FRATERNAL SOCIETY OF THE DEAF
1195 ■ NATIONAL GUARD ASSOCIATION OF ARIZONA
1196 ■ NATIONAL GUARD ASSOCIATION OF ARKANSAS, INC.
1197 ■ NATIONAL GUARD ASSOCIATION OF CALIFORNIA
1198 ■ NATIONAL GUARD ASSOCIATION OF COLORADO
1199 ■ NATIONAL GUARD ASSOCIATION OF ILLINOIS
1200 ■ NATIONAL GUARD ASSOCIATION OF INDIANA
1201 ■ NATIONAL GUARD ASSOCIATION OF MARYLAND
1202 ■ NATIONAL GUARD ASSOCIATION OF MASSACHUSETTS
1203 ■ NATIONAL GUARD ASSOCIATION OF MICHIGAN
1204 ■ NATIONAL GUARD ASSOCIATION OF NEW JERSEY
1205 ■ NATIONAL GUARD ASSOCIATION OF OKLAHOMA
1206 ■ NATIONAL GUARD ASSOCIATION OF RHODE ISLAND
1207 ■ NATIONAL GUARD ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH CAROLINA
1208 ■ NATIONAL GUARD ASSOCIATION OF TENNESSEE
1209 ■ NATIONAL GUARD ASSOCIATION OF TEXAS
1210 ■ NATIONAL GUARD OFFICERS ASSOCIATION OF FLORIDA
1211 ■ NATIONAL HEAD START ASSOCIATION
1212 ■ NATIONAL HEAD START ASSOCIATION
1213 ■ NATIONAL HEAD START ASSOCIATION
1214 ■ NATIONAL HEMOPHILIA FOUNDATION
1215 ■ NATIONAL HEMOPHILIA FOUNDATION
1216 ■ NATIONAL HOOK-UP OF BLACK WOMEN, INC.
1217 ■ NATIONAL HOUSING ENDOWMENT
1218 ■ NATIONAL HOUSING ENDOWMENT
1219 ■ NATIONAL HUGUENOT SOCIETY
1220 ■ NATIONAL INDEPENDENT AUTOMOBILE DEALERS ASSOCIATION
1221 ■ NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH BLACK SCIENTISTS ASSOCIATION
1222 ■ NATIONAL KIDNEY FOUNDATION OF ARKANSAS
1223 ■ NATIONAL KIDNEY FOUNDATION OF INDIANA, INC.
1224 ■ NATIONAL KIDNEY FOUNDATION OF MAINE
1225 ■ NATIONAL LATINA ALLIANCE
1226 ■ NATIONAL MILITARY FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.
1227 ■ NATIONAL MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SOCIETY
1228 ■ NATIONAL NAVAL OFFICERS ASSOCIATION-WASHINGTON, D.C. CHAPTER
1229 ■ NATIONAL NAVAL OFFICERS ASSOCIATION-WASHINGTON, D.C. CHAPTER
1230 ■ NATIONAL NAVAL OFFICERS ASSOCIATION-WASHINGTON, D.C. CHAPTER
1231 ■ NATIONAL NAVAL OFFICERS ASSOCIATION-WASHINGTON, D.C. CHAPTER
1232 ■ NATIONAL NAVAL OFFICERS ASSOCIATION-WASHINGTON, D.C. CHAPTER
1233 ■ NATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR WOMEN-NEW YORK STATE, INC.
1234 ■ NATIONAL PANHELLENIC CONFERENCE
1235 ■ NATIONAL PKU NEWS
1236 ■ NATIONAL SCHOOL BOARDS ASSOCIATION
1237 ■ NATIONAL TONGAN AMERICAN SOCIETY
1238 ■ NATIVE DAUGHTERS OF THE GOLDEN WEST
1239 ■ NAVAL ACADEMY WOMEN'S CLUB
1240 ■ NAVAL ENLISTED RESERVE ASSOCIATION
1241 ■ NAVAL ENLISTED RESERVE ASSOCIATION
1242 ■ NAVAL ENLISTED RESERVE ASSOCIATION
1243 ■ NAVAL HELICOPTER ASSOCIATION
1244 ■ NAVAL OFFICERS' WIVES' CLUB OF WASHINGTON, D.C.
1245 ■ NAVAL SEA CADET CORPS
1246 ■ NAVAL SEA CADET CORPS
1247 ■ NAVAL SEA CADET CORPS
1248 ■ NAVAL SEA CADET CORPS
1249 ■ NAVAL SEA CADET CORPS
1250 ■ NAVAL SPECIAL WARFARE FOUNDATION
1251 ■ NAVAL SPECIAL WARFARE FOUNDATION
1252 ■ NAVAL SPECIAL WARFARE FOUNDATION
1253 ■ NAVAL SPECIAL WARFARE FOUNDATION
1254 ■ NAVY COUNSELOR ASSOCIATION
1255 ■ NAVY LEAGUE OF THE UNITED STATES
1256 ■ NAVY LEAGUE OF THE UNITED STATES
1257 ■ NAVY LEAGUE OF THE UNITED STATES
1258 ■ NAVY LEAGUE OF THE UNITED STATES
1259 ■ NAVY LEAGUE OF THE UNITED STATES
1260 ■ NAVY LEAGUE OF THE UNITED STATES
1261 ■ NAVY-MARINE CORPS RELIEF SOCIETY
1262 ■ NAVY-MARINE CORPS RELIEF SOCIETY
1263 ■ NAVY-MARINE CORPS RELIEF SOCIETY
1264 ■ NAVY-MARINE CORPS RELIEF SOCIETY
1265 ■ NAVY-MARINE CORPS RELIEF SOCIETY
1266 ■ NAVY-MARINE CORPS RELIEF SOCIETY
1267 ■ NAVY-MARINE CORPS RELIEF SOCIETY
1268 ■ NAVY-MARINE CORPS RELIEF SOCIETY
1269 ■ NAVY-MARINE CORPS RELIEF SOCIETY
1270 ■ NAVY-MARINE CORPS RELIEF SOCIETY
1271 ■ NAVY-MARINE CORPS RELIEF SOCIETY
1272 ■ NAVY SUPPLY CORPS FOUNDATION
1273 ■ NAVY SUPPLY CORPS FOUNDATION
1274 ■ NAVY SUPPLY CORPS FOUNDATION
1275 ■ NAVY WIVES CLUB OF AMERICA
1276 ■ NAVY WIVES CLUB OF AMERICA
1277 ■ NAVY WIVES CLUB OF AMERICA
1278 ■ NEBRASKA AMATEUR SOFTBALL ASSOCIATION
1279 ■ NEBRASKA ELKS ASSOCIATION
1280 ■ NEBRASKA FUNERAL DIRECTORS ASSOCIATION
1281 ■ NEBRASKA SPACE GRANT CONSORTIUM
1282 ■ NEBRASKA SPACE GRANT CONSORTIUM
1283 ■ NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY FOUNDATION
1284 ■ NEVADA NATIONAL GUARD
1285 ■ NEW ENGLAND BOARD OF HIGHER EDUCATION
1286 ■ NEW ENGLAND EMPLOYEE BENEFITS COUNCIL
1287 ■ NEW HAMPSHIRE CHARITABLE FOUNDATION
1288 ■ NEW HAMPSHIRE CHARITABLE FOUNDATION
1289 ■ NEW HAMPSHIRE CHARITABLE FOUNDATION
1290 ■ NEW HAMPSHIRE CHARITABLE FOUNDATION
1291 ■ NEW HAMPSHIRE CHARITABLE FOUNDATION
1292 ■ NEW HAMPSHIRE CHARITABLE FOUNDATION
1293 ■ NEW HAMPSHIRE CHARITABLE FOUNDATION
1294 ■ NEW HAMPSHIRE POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION COMMISSION
1295 ■ NEW HAMPSHIRE POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION COMMISSION
1296 ■ NEW HAMPSHIRE POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION COMMISSION
1297 ■ NEW JERSEY ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS
1298 ■ NEW JERSEY CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME ASSOCIATION, INC.
1299 ■ NEW JERSEY COALITION ON WOMEN AND DISABILITIES
1300 ■ NEW JERSEY COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION
1301 ■ NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AND VETERANS AFFAIRS
1302 ■ NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AND VETERANS AFFAIRS
1303 ■ NEW JERSEY FUNERAL DIRECTORS ASSOCIATION
1304 ■ NEW JERSEY SCHOOL COUNSELOR ASSOCIATION, INC.
1305 ■ NEW JERSEY STATE ELKS
1306 ■ NEW JERSEY STATE GOLF ASSOCIATION
1307 ■ NEW JERSEY UTILITIES ASSOCIATION
1308 ■ NEW MEXICO DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS' SERVICES
1309 ■ NEW MEXICO DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS' SERVICES
1310 ■ NEW MEXICO ELKS ASSOCIATION
1311 ■ NEW MEXICO ELKS ASSOCIATION
1312 ■ NEW MEXICO LAND TITLE ASSOCIATION
1313 ■ NEW MEXICO NATIONAL GUARD
1314 ■ NEW YORK LOTTERY
1315 ■ NEW YORK STATE DIVISION OF MILITARY AND NAVAL AFFAIRS
1316 ■ NEW YORK STATE HIGHER EDUCATION SERVICES CORPORATION
1317 ■ NEW YORK STATE HIGHER EDUCATION SERVICES CORPORATION
1318 ■ NEW YORK STATE HIGHER EDUCATION SERVICES CORPORATION
1319 ■ NEW YORK STATE HIGHER EDUCATION SERVICES CORPORATION
1320 ■ NEW YORK STATE SOCIETY OF PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS
1321 ■ NEWSPAPER PURCHASING MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION
1322 ■ NISEI STUDENT RELOCATION COMMEMORATIVE FUND, INC.
1323 ■ NON COMMISSIONED OFFICERS ASSOCIATION OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
1324 ■ NORTH CAROLINA 4-H DEVELOPMENT FUND
1325 ■ NORTH CAROLINA 4-H DEVELOPMENT FUND
1326 ■ NORTH CAROLINA 4-H DEVELOPMENT FUND
1327 ■ NORTH CAROLINA BAR ASSOCIATION
1328 ■ NORTH CAROLINA CHILD SUPPORT COUNCIL
1329 ■ NORTH CAROLINA COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM
1330 ■ NORTH CAROLINA COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM
1331 ■ NORTH CAROLINA COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM
1332 ■ NORTH CAROLINA COUNCIL OF THE BLIND
1333 ■ NORTH CAROLINA FRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICE
1334 ■ NORTH CAROLINA LIONS FOUNDATION
1335 ■ NORTH CAROLINA NATIONAL GUARD
1336 ■ NORTH CAROLINA SOCIETY OF HISPANIC PROFESSIONALS
1337 ■ NORTH CAROLINA STATE EDUCATION ASSISTANCE AUTHORITY
1338 ■ NORTH CAROLINA STATE EDUCATION ASSISTANCE AUTHORITY
1339 ■ NORTH CAROLINA STATE EDUCATION ASSISTANCE AUTHORITY
1340 ■ NORTH CAROLINA STATE EDUCATION ASSISTANCE AUTHORITY
1341 ■ NORTH CAROLINA STATE EDUCATION ASSISTANCE AUTHORITY
1342 ■ NORTH CAROLINA STATE EDUCATION ASSISTANCE AUTHORITY
1343 ■ NORTH CAROLINA STATE EDUCATION ASSISTANCE AUTHORITY
1344 ■ NORTH DAKOTA ASSOCIATION OF THE BLIND
1345 ■ NORTH DAKOTA COUNCIL ON ABUSED WOMEN'S SERVICES
1346 ■ NORTH DAKOTA NATIONAL GUARD
1347 ■ NORTH DAKOTA UNIVERSITY SYSTEM
1348 ■ NORTH DAKOTA UNIVERSITY SYSTEM
1349 ■ NORTH DAKOTA UNIVERSITY SYSTEM
1350 ■ NORTH DAKOTA UNIVERSITY SYSTEM
1351 ■ NORTH DAKOTA UNIVERSITY SYSTEM
1352 ■ NORTHERN CHEYENNE
1353 ■ NORTHERN CHEYENNE
1354 ■ NORTHERN NEW YORK COMMUNITY FOUNDATION, INC.
1355 ■ NUFACTOR
1356 ■ OAHU COUNCIL OF FILIPINO CATHOLIC CLUBS
1357 ■ HUGH O'BRIAN YOUTH LEADERSHIP
1358 ■ OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL
1359 ■ OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL
1360 ■ OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL
1361 ■ OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL
1362 ■ OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL
1363 ■ OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR
1364 ■ OHIO BOARD OF REGENTS
1365 ■ OHIO BOARD OF REGENTS
1366 ■ OHIO BOARD OF REGENTS
1367 ■ OHIO BOARD OF REGENTS
1368 ■ OHIO BOARD OF REGENTS
1369 ■ OHIO NATIONAL GUARD ENLISTED ASSOCIATION
1370 ■ OKLAHOMA BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL WOMEN
1371 ■ OKLAHOMA FUNERAL DIRECTORS ASSOCIATION
1372 ■ OKLAHOMA STATE REGENTS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION
1373 ■ OKLAHOMA STATE REGENTS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION
1374 ■ OKLAHOMA STATE REGENTS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION
1375 ■ OKLAHOMA STATE REGENTS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION
1376 ■ OKLAHOMA STATE REGENTS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION
1377 ■ OKLAHOMA STATE REGENTS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION
1378 ■ OKLAHOMA STATE REGENTS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION
1379 ■ OKLAHOMA STATE REGENTS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION
1380 ■ OKLAHOMA STATE REGENTS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION
1381 ■ OKLAHOMA STATE REGENTS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION
1382 ■ ONEIDA NATION OF WISCONSIN
1383 ■ ORANGE COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
1384 ■ ORDER SONS OF ITALY IN AMERICA
1385 ■ OREGON NATIONAL GUARD ASSOCIATION
1386 ■ OREGON STUDENT ASSISTANCE COMMISSION
1387 ■ OREGON STUDENT ASSISTANCE COMMISSION
1388 ■ OREGON STUDENT ASSISTANCE COMMISSION
1389 ■ OREGON STUDENT ASSISTANCE COMMISSION
1390 ■ OREGON STUDENT ASSISTANCE COMMISSION
1391 ■ OREGON STUDENT ASSISTANCE COMMISSION
1392 ■ OREGON STUDENT ASSISTANCE COMMISSION
1393 ■ OREGON STUDENT ASSISTANCE COMMISSION
1394 ■ OREGON STUDENT ASSISTANCE COMMISSION
1395 ■ OREGON STUDENT ASSISTANCE COMMISSION
1396 ■ OREGON STUDENT ASSISTANCE COMMISSION
1397 ■ OREGON STUDENT ASSISTANCE COMMISSION
1398 ■ OREGON STUDENT ASSISTANCE COMMISSION
1399 ■ OREGON STUDENT ASSISTANCE COMMISSION
1400 ■ OREGON STUDENT ASSISTANCE COMMISSION
1401 ■ OREGON STUDENT ASSISTANCE COMMISSION
1402 ■ OREGON STUDENT ASSISTANCE COMMISSION
1403 ■ OREGON STUDENT ASSISTANCE COMMISSION
1404 ■ OREGON STUDENT ASSISTANCE COMMISSION
1405 ■ OREGON STUDENT ASSISTANCE COMMISSION
1406 ■ OREGON STUDENT ASSISTANCE COMMISSION
1407 ■ ORGANIZATION OF CHINESE AMERICANS, INC.
1408 ■ ORGANIZATION OF CHINESE AMERICANS, INC.
1409 ■ ORGANIZATION OF CHINESE AMERICANS, INC.
1410 ■ ORGANIZATION OF CHINESE AMERICANS, INC.
1411 ■ ORGANIZATION OF CHINESE AMERICANS, INC.
1412 ■ ORPHAN FOUNDATION OF AMERICA
1413 ■ ORPHAN FOUNDATION OF AMERICA
1414 ■ ORPHAN FOUNDATION OF AMERICA
1415 ■ ORPHAN FOUNDATION OF AMERICA
1416 ■ OSAGE SCHOLARSHIP FUND
1417 ■ PACIFIC FLEET SUBMARINE MEMORIAL ASSOCIATION
1418 ■ PACIFIC FLEET SUBMARINE MEMORIAL ASSOCIATION
1419 ■ PACIFIC GAS AND ELECTRIC COMPANY
1420 ■ PACIFIC GAS AND ELECTRIC COMPANY
1421 ■ PACIFIC GAS AND ELECTRIC COMPANY
1422 ■ PADGETT BUSINESS SERVICES FOUNDATION
1423 ■ PAGE EDUCATION FOUNDATION
1424 ■ PALOMINO HORSE BREEDERS OF AMERICA
1425 ■ PAN AMERICAN ROUND TABLE OF TEXAS
1426 ■ PANCRETAN ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA
1427 ■ PAPA JOHN'S INTERNATIONAL, INC.
1428 ■ PAPER, ALLIED-INDUSTRIAL, CHEMICAL AND ENERGY WORKERS INTERNATIONAL UNION
1429 ■ PAPER, ALLIED-INDUSTRIAL, CHEMICAL AND ENERGY WORKERS INTERNATIONAL UNION
1430 ■ PARALYZED VETERANS OF AMERICA
1431 ■ PARENTS, FAMILIES AND FRIENDS OF LESBIANS AND GAYS
1432 ■ PARENTS, FAMILIES AND FRIENDS OF LESBIANS AND GAYS
1433 ■ PARENTS, FAMILIES AND FRIENDS OF LESBIANS AND GAYS
1434 ■ PARENTS, FAMILIES AND FRIENDS OF LESBIANS AND GAYS
1435 ■ PARENTS, FAMILIES AND FRIENDS OF LESBIANS AND GAYS
1436 ■ PARENTS, FAMILIES AND FRIENDS OF LESBIANS AND GAYS
1437 ■ PATIENT ADVOCATE FOUNDATION
1438 ■ PEARL HARBOR SURVIVORS ASSOCIATION
1439 ■ PEDIATRIC BRAIN TUMOR FOUNDATION OF THE UNITED STATES
1440 ■ WILLIAM PENN ASSOCIATION
1441 ■ PENNSYLVANIA FEDERATION OF BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL WOMEN'S CLUBS, INC.
1442 ■ PENNSYLVANIA HIGHER EDUCATION ASSISTANCE AGENCY
1443 ■ PENNSYLVANIA HIGHER EDUCATION ASSISTANCE AGENCY
1444 ■ PENNSYLVANIA HIGHER EDUCATION ASSISTANCE AGENCY
1445 ■ PENNSYLVANIA HIGHER EDUCATION ASSISTANCE AGENCY
1446 ■ PENNSYLVANIA HIGHER EDUCATION ASSISTANCE AGENCY
1447 ■ PENNSYLVANIA HIGHER EDUCATION ASSISTANCE AGENCY
1448 ■ PENNSYLVANIA NATIONAL GUARD
1449 ■ PENNSYLVANIA NATIONAL GUARD ASSOCIATIONS
1450 ■ PENOBSCOT NATION
1451 ■ PENOBSCOT NATION
1452 ■ P.E.O. SISTERHOOD
1453 ■ P.E.O. SISTERHOOD
1454 ■ PFIZER INC.
1455 ■ PHI ETA SIGMA
1456 ■ PHI ETA SIGMA
1457 ■ PHILIPPIANS FOUNDATION
1458 ■ STEPHEN PHILLIPS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
1459 ■ PINNACOL FOUNDATION
1460 ■ PKU ORGANIZATION OF ILLINOIS
1461 ■ POINT FOUNDATION
1462 ■ POLISH NATIONAL ALLIANCE
1463 ■ POLISH ROMAN CATHOLIC UNION OF AMERICA
1464 ■ POLISH ROMAN CATHOLIC UNION OF AMERICA
1465 ■ POLISH ROMAN CATHOLIC UNION OF AMERICA
1466 ■ POP WARNER LITTLE SCHOLARS, INC.
1467 ■ POSSIBLE WOMAN ENTERPRISES
1468 ■ PROFESSIONAL BOWLERS ASSOCIATION
1469 ■ PUEBLO OF ISLETA
1470 ■ PUEBLO OF JEMEZ
1471 ■ PUEBLO OF LAGUNA
1472 ■ PUEBLO OF LAGUNA
1473 ■ PUEBLO OF ZUNI
1474 ■ PUERTO RICO NATIONAL GUARD
1475 ■ DAWN RAMOS PRODUCTIONS
1476 ■ DAWN RAMOS PRODUCTIONS
1477 ■ JAY RAMSDELL FOUNDATION
1478 ■ JIMMY RANE FOUNDATION
1479 ■ JEANNETTE RANKIN FOUNDATION, INC.
1480 ■ REBEKAH ASSEMBLY OF TEXAS
1481 ■ RECORDING FOR THE BLIND AND DYSLEXIC
1482 ■ RECORDING FOR THE BLIND AND DYSLEXIC
1483 ■ RED RIVER VALLEY ASSOCIATION FOUNDATION
1484 ■ CLIFFORD H. "TED" REES, JR. SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION
1485 ■ THE RETIRED ENLISTED ASSOCIATION
1486 ■ RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION
1487 ■ RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION
1488 ■ RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION
1489 ■ RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION
1490 ■ RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION
1491 ■ RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION
1492 ■ RHODE ISLAND HIGHER EDUCATION ASSISTANCE AUTHORITY
1493 ■ RHODE ISLAND HIGHER EDUCATION ASSISTANCE AUTHORITY
1494 ■ RHODE ISLAND NATIONAL GUARD
1495 ■ RHODE ISLAND NATIONAL GUARD
1496 ■ RIO GRANDE VALLEY LIVESTOCK SHOW
1497 ■ RIO GRANDE VALLEY LIVESTOCK SHOW
1498 ■ RIO GRANDE VALLEY LIVESTOCK SHOW
1499 ■ JACKIE ROBINSON FOUNDATION
1500 ■ ROCKY MOUNTAIN ELK FOUNDATION
1501 ■ ROCKY MOUNTAIN FARMERS UNION
1502 ■ ROBIN ROMANO MEMORIAL FUND
1503 ■ PAUL F. RONCI MEMORIAL TRUST
1504 ■ ROPAGE GROUP LLC
1505 ■ ROYAL NEIGHBORS OF AMERICA
1506 ■ ROYAL NEIGHBORS OF AMERICA
1507 ■ ROYAL NEIGHBORS OF AMERICA
1508 ■ ROYAL NEIGHBORS OF AMERICA
1509 ■ ROYAL NEIGHBORS OF AMERICA
1510 ■ ROYAL NEIGHBORS OF AMERICA
1511 ■ RURITAN NATIONAL FOUNDATION
1512 ■ SALEM UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
1513 ■ SALLIE MAE 911 EDUCATION FUND
1514 ■ LEOPOLD SCHEPP FOUNDATION
1515 ■ SCHOLARSHIP ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES, INC.
1516 ■ SCHOLARSHIP ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES, INC.
1517 ■ SCHOLARSHIP ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES, INC.
1518 ■ SCHOLARSHIP ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES, INC.
1519 ■ SCHOLARSHIP AMERICA
1520 ■ SCHOLARSHIP AMERICA
1521 ■ SCHOLARSHIP AMERICA
1522 ■ SCHOLARSHIP AMERICA
1523 ■ SCHOLARSHIP AMERICA
1524 ■ SCHOLARSHIP AMERICA
1525 ■ SCOTTISH RITE FOUNDATION OF WYOMING
1526 ■ SCREEN ACTORS GUILD FOUNDATION
1527 ■ SEABEE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP ASSOCIATION
1528 ■ LISA SECHRIST MEMORIAL FOUNDATION
1529 ■ SECOND BOMBARDMENT ASSOCIATION
1530 ■ SECOND (INDIANHEAD) DIVISION ASSOCIATION
1531 ■ SECOND MARINE DIVISION ASSOCIATION
1532 ■ ABE AND ANNIE SEIBEL FOUNDATION
1533 ■ SENECA NATION OF INDIANS
1534 ■ SENIOR ENLISTED ACADEMY ALUMNI ASSOCIATION
1535 ■ SERTOMA INTERNATIONAL
1536 ■ SERTOMA INTERNATIONAL
1537 ■ SERTOMA INTERNATIONAL
1538 ■ SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION
1539 ■ SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION
1540 ■ SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION
1541 ■ SHOPKO STORES INC.

1026 ■ MAYS MISSION FOR THE HANDICAPPED, INC.

Attn: Scholarship Program
604 Colonial Drive
Heber Springs, AR 72545
Tel: (501)362-7526
Fax: (501)362-7529
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.maysmission.org/schol.html
To provide financial assistance to college students with significant physical and/or mental disabilities.
Title of Award: Mays Mission 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: 7 scholars are supported at a time. Funds Available: A stipend is awarded (amount not specified). Duration: 1 year; may be renewed provided the recipient remains enrolled full time with a GPA of 2.3 or higher.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to U.S. residents with significant physical and/or mental disabilities. Applicants must be working on a baccalaureate degree at a 4-year college or university. They must have a score of 18 or higher on the ACT or equivalent on the SAT. Along with their application, they must submit a short biography that includes their goals, aspirations, and accomplishments along with a brief description of how they have overcome their disability. Deadline for Receipt: June of each year for fall semester; October of each year for spring semester.

1027 ■ MBNA EDUCATION FOUNDATION

c/o MBNA Corporation, National Headquarters
1100 North King Street
Wilmington, DE 19884-0722
Tel: (302)432-4800
Free: 800-205-8877
Web Site: http://www.mbna.com/about/foundation/scholarsde2.html
To provide financial assistance for college to graduating high school seniors in Delaware.
Title of Award: MBNA Delaware Scholars Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Stipends range up to $7,500 per year, depending on the financial need of the recipient. Funds are paid to the financial aid office of the student's chosen college or university. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed for up to 3 additional years provided the recipient remains enrolled full time, maintains a GPA of 2.5 or higher at the end of the freshman year and 3.0 for the following years; and makes satisfactory progress toward a degree.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to seniors graduating from high schools in Delaware. Applicants must be interested in attending a 4-year college or university in the state as a full-time student. They must be U.S. citizens or legal residents, be able to demonstrate financial need, have at least a 2.5 GPA, and be actively applying for other sources of financial aid (such as federal and state grants). Selection is based on academic record, standardized test scores, financial need, recommendations, extracurricular activities, leadership qualities, work records, and an interview. Deadline for Receipt: December of each year. Additional Information: Recipients are also provided with a mentor program and an offer of full-time summer employment. Information is also available from Scholarship Management Services of 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]

1028 ■ MBNA EDUCATION FOUNDATION

c/o MBNA Corporation, National Headquarters
1100 North King Street
Wilmington, DE 19884-0722
Tel: (302)432-4800
Free: 800-205-8877
Web Site: http://www.mbna.com/about/foundation/scholarshbcu.html
To provide financial assistance to graduating high school seniors in Delaware who are interested in attending a Historically Black College and University (HBCU).
Title of Award: MBNA Foundation HBCU 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: Varies each year. Funds Available: Stipends range up to $7,500 per year, depending on the financial need of the recipient. Funds are paid to the financial aid office of the student's chosen HBCU. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed for up to 3 additional years provided the recipient remains enrolled full time, maintains a GPA of 2.5 or higher at the end of the freshman year and 3.0 for the following years; and makes satisfactory progress toward a degree.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to seniors graduating from high schools in Delaware. Applicants must be interested in attending a 4-year HBCU in the United States as a full-time student. They must be U.S. citizens or legal residents, be able to demonstrate financial need, have at least a 2.5 GPA, and be actively applying for other sources of financial aid (such as federal and state grants). Selection is based on academic record, standardized test scores, financial need, recommendations, extracurricular activities, leadership qualities, work records, and an interview. Deadline for Receipt: December of each year. Additional Information: Recipients are also provided with a mentor program and an offer of full-time summer employment. Information is also available from Scholarship Management Services of 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]

1029 ■ RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES

Attn: National Scholarship Program
One Kroc Drive
Oak Brook, IL 60523
Tel: (630)623-7048
Fax: (630)623-7488
Web Site: http://www.rmhc.org/rmhc/index/programs/rmhc_scholarship_program.html
To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors in specified geographic areas.
Title of Award: RMHC National 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; since the program began, it has awarded more than $19 million in scholarships. Funds Available: Most awards are $1,000 per year. Funds are paid directly to the recipient's school. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school seniors in designated McDonald's market areas. Applicants must be planning to attend a 2-year or 4-year college or university on a full-time basis. Along with their application, they must submit a personal statement, up to 2 pages in length, on their community involvement, career goals, and desire to contribute to their community; information about unique, personal, or financial circumstances may be added. Selection is based on that statement, high school transcripts, a letter of recommendation, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: January of each year. Additional Information: This program, sponsored by Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC), began in 1985 as the HACER (Hispanic American Commitment to Education Resources) Scholarship Program, limited to Hispanic students. In 2001, RMHC added the ASIA (Asian Students Increasing Achievement) and African American Future Achievers Scholarships programs. In 2005, it altered the program to make it available to students of all ethnic backgrounds. Applications are available from high school counselors and local McDonald's restaurants in participating market areas. Some of those market areas are extensive, extending over whole regions and including locations in more than 1 state. The market areas that were participating in the program recently were the following: Albuquerque, New Mexico; Atlanta, Georgia (including Cleburne County in Alabama and Clay County in North Carolina); Augusta, Georgia (including portions of South Carolina); Austin, Texas; Billings, Montana (including Sheridan County in Wyoming); Bismarck, North Dakota; Chattanooga, Tennessee (including portions of Georgia and Jackson County in Alabama); Chicago, Illinois (including northwestern Indiana); Colorado Springs, Colorado; Corpus Christi, Texas; Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas; Denver, Colorado (including portions of Kansas, Nebraska, and Wyoming); Des Moines, Iowa; El Paso, Texas (covering El Paso County in Texas and Dona Ana County in New Mexico); Fargo, North Dakota (including portions of Minnesota and Roberts County in South Dakota); Fresno/Madera, California; Greenville/Spartanburg/Asheville, North Carolina (including portions of South Carolina and Georgia); Harlingen, Texas; Hartford, Connecticut (including western Massachusetts); Houston, Texas; La Crosse/Eau Claire, Wisconsin (including Goodhue County in Minnesota); Las Vegas, Nevada; Los Angeles, California; Lubbock/Midland/Odessa, Texas; Miami, Florida; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; New York/New Jersey (including Fairfield County, Connecticut); Norfolk, Virginia (including portions of North Carolina); Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Orlando, Florida; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (including portions of Delaware and New Jersey); Phoenix, Arizona; Raleigh, North Carolina (including portions of South Carolina); Reno, Nevada (including Placerville, California); Richmond, Virginia; Sacramento, California; Salt Lake City, Utah (including adjoining areas in Nevada); San Antonio, Texas: San Francisco, California; Seattle, Washington; Sioux City, Iowa (including portions of Nebraska and South Dakota); Tallahassee, Florida (including portions of Georgia); Tampa Bay, Florida; Temple/Waco, Texas; and Washington (including portions of Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia). The program is administered by Scholarship Program Administrators, Inc. P.O. Box 22376, Nashville, TN 37202.

1030 ■ MELMAC EDUCATION FOUNDATION

188 Whitten Road
Augusta, ME 04330
Tel: (207)622-3066; (866)622-3066
Fax: (207)622-3053
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.melmacfoundation.org/grants/principal/default.aspx
To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors in Maine who demonstrate significant financial need.
Title of Award: Richard W. Tyler Principals Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 at each participating high school in Maine. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: Awards are presented when the recipient enters the third semester of college.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to seniors graduating from high schools in Maine who have been accepted to college. Candidates must face significant challenges and obstacles in the pursuit of higher education and be able to demonstrate exceptional financial need. They must also make a difference in the lives of others and that of their community; be a solid school citizen; have made a positive contribution to the school environment and/or extracurricular activities; exhibit a commitment to public service; have the potential to make a difference in the world, and demonstrate satisfactory academic progress in college. The principal of each high school in Maine may nominate 1 student for this scholarship. Additional Information: These scholarships were first awarded in 2001.

1031 ■ MIAMI NATION

Attn: Education Committee
202 South Eight Tribes Trail
P.O. Box 1326
Miami, OK 74355
Tel: (918)542-1445
Fax: (918)542-7260
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.miamination.com/Miamination/scholarships.htm
To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors who are enrolled members of the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma.
Title of Award: Myaamia Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Only 10 students may be receiving this scholarship at any given time. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000 per semester. Duration: 1 semester; may be renewed up to 7 additional semesters if the recipient remains enrolled full time with a college GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to graduating high school seniors who are enrolled members of the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and be planning to attend a college or university as a full-time student. Along with their application, they must submit a high school transcript or equivalent (GED), 3 letters of recommendation, documentation of financial need, and a 1-page essay with the title, "Tell Us About Yourself." Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: A similar scholarship is also available for enrolled tribal members who are currently in college ($1,500 per year).

1032 ■ MICHIGAN COMMISSION ON LAW ENFORCEMENT STANDARDS

Attn: Michigan Department of State Police
7426 North Canal Road
Lansing, MI 48913
Tel: (517)322-6627
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.michigan.gov/msp
To provide financial assistance for college to children and spouses of deceased Michigan police officers and fire fighters.
Title of Award: Michigan Police Officer and Fire Fighters Survivor Tuition 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 provides waiver of tuition at Michigan public colleges, universities, and community colleges. Duration: Until completion of 124 credit hours or 9 semesters of study.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to children and spouses of Michigan police officers (including sheriffs, deputy sheriffs, police officers of any city or other local jurisdiction, or officer of the state police) or fire fighter (including a member, volunteer or paid, of a fire department or other organization who was directly involved in fire suppression) killed in the line of duty. Children must have younger than 21 at the time of death of the police officer or fire fighter and must apply for this assistance before the age of 21. Applicants must have been residents of Michigan for 12 consecutive months prior to applying. Their family income must be less than 400% of the federal poverty level. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 1996.

1033 ■ MICHIGAN FUNERAL DIRECTORS ASSOCIATION

Attn: Michigan Mortuary Science Foundation
2420 Science Parkway
Okemos, MI 48864
Tel: (517)349-9565
Free: 800-937-6332
Fax: (517)349-9819
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.mfda.org
To provide financial assistance to Michigan residents who are interested in preparing for a career in mortuary science.
Title of Award: Michigan Mortuary Science Foundation Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Mortuary science Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 3 each year. Funds Available: The stipends are $2,500, $1,500, or $750. Funds may be used to pay for tuition, books, supplies, room and board, and other educational expenses. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must be either a resident of Michigan or a full-time mortuary science student at Wayne State University (in Detroit, Michigan). They must be attending school on a full-time basis and must submit the following material as part of the application process: a cover letter, an essay (between 1,000 and 2,500 words) on a topic that changes annually, and a letter of recommendation from the mortuary science school the applicant is attending. Selection is based on the essay, the recommendation of the mortuary college, and financial need.

1034 ■ MICHIGAN HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION

1661 Ramblewood Drive
East Lansing, MI 48823-7392
Tel: (517)332-5046
Fax: (517)332-4071
Web Site: http://www.mhsaa.com/recognition/sahome.htm
To provide financial assistance for college to seniors who have participated in athletics at high schools that are members of the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA).
Title of Award: MHSAA Scholar-Athlete Awards Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 28 each year: 1 for each of the eligible sports (14 for girls and 14 for boys). Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to seniors graduating from high schools that are members of the MHSAA. Applicants must be planning to attend an accredited college, university, or trade school and have a GPA of 3.5 or higher. They must have won a varsity letter in 1 of the following 28 sports in which post-season tournaments are sponsored by MHSAA: baseball, boys' and girls' basketball, boys' and girls' bowling, girls' competitive cheer, boys' and girls' cross country, football, boys' and girls' golf, girls' gymnastics, ice hockey, boys' and girls' lacrosse, boys' and girls' soccer, softball, boys' and girls' skiing, boys' and girls' swimming and diving, boys' and girls' tennis, boys' and girls' track and field, girls' volleyball, and wrestling. Along with their application, they must submit 2 essays of 150 words each on how they have benefited from participating in high school sports and how they have benefited from participating in other out-of-classroom activities, and a 500-word essay on the importance of sportsmanship in educational athletics. Selection is based on the essays, involvement in other school-sponsored activities, involvement in activities outside of school, and 2 letters of support. Deadline for Receipt: Students must submit applications to their school by November of each year. Each schools may nominate 1 student in each sport. Additional Information: This program is sponsored by Farm Bureau Insurance.

1035 ■ MICHIGAN STATE TROOPERS ASSISTANCE FUND

c/o Scholarship Committee
1715 Abbey Road, Suite B
East Lansing, MI 48823
To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors in Michigan.
Title of Award: Michigan State Troopers Assistance Fund Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 20 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to seniors graduating from high schools in Michigan to plan to attend an accredited college or vocational school. Applicants must submit an essay describing the community events in which they have participated and how the experience has affected them. Selection is based on GPA, extracurricular and leadership service activities, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year.

1036 ■ MICHIGAN STATE YOUTH SOCCER ASSOCIATION

9401 General Drive, Suite 120
Plymouth, MI 48170
Tel: (734)459-6220
Fax: (734)459-6242
Web Site: http://www.msysa.net/programs/scholarship.html
To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors in Michigan who have played soccer.
Title of Award: Michigan State Youth Soccer Association College Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 5 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school seniors who have played on an affiliate team of the Michigan State Youth Soccer Association for at least 6 seasons (3 years). Applicants must have a GPA of 2.75 or higher and be planning to attend an accredited college, university, or community college. Along with their application, they must submit 1) an official high school transcript, including ACT and/or SAT scores; 2) a 1-page personal biography that includes their athletic achievements, honorary or special interest organizations, community involvement, high school major, course of study they plan to pursue, awards or scholarships they have received, and a description of any way they have given back to soccer; and 3) an essay about how they feel soccer has helped them as an individual. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: Recipients are not required to play college soccer.

1037 ■ MIDWEST DAIRY ASSOCIATION-IOWA DIVISION

Attn: Industry Relations Manager
101 N.E. Trilein Drive
Ankeny, IA 50021
Tel: (515)964-0696
Fax: (515)964-5498
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.midwestdairy.com
To provide financial assistance for college to family members of dairy farmers in Iowa.
Title of Award: Iowa Division Scholarships 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: 3 at $1,000 and 8 at $500. Funds Available: Stipends are $1,000 or $500. Duration: 1 year; recipients may reapply.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to producers who fund Midwest Dairy Association, their spouses, and their children. The producer must have an active dairy operation and must reside in Iowa. Applicants must be attending or planning to attend an accredited college or university as a full-time student, but there are no restrictions on the length of the program or major. Along with their application, they must submit an essay that includes their career aspirations, special dairy projects or other accomplishments, involvement in the dairy industry and/or participation in their family farm, and any special circumstances related to financial need. Selection is based on that essay (25 points), school leadership activities and events (20 points), other leadership activities and work experience (20 points), academic performance (20 points), and 2 to 3 references (15 points). Deadline for Receipt: February of each year.

1038 ■ MIDWESTERN HIGHER EDUCATION COMMISSION

Attn: Midwest Student Exchange Program
1300 South Second Street, Suite 130
Minneapolis, MN 55454-1079
Tel: (612)626-8288
Fax: (612)626-8290
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.mhec.org/msep/index.htm
To provide a tuition discount to undergraduate and graduate students from selected midwestern states who are attending schools affiliated with the Midwest Student Exchange Program.
Title of Award: Midwest Student Exchange 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: Participants in this program pay no more than 150% of the regular resident tuition, plus any required fees, at public colleges and universities in the state where are enrolled. Students attending designated independent colleges and universities participating in the program receive at least a 10% reduction in their tuition. Savings typically range from $500 to $3,000. Duration: Students receive these benefits as long as they are enrolled in the program to which they were originally admitted and are making satisfactory progress towards a degree.
Eligibility Requirements: The Midwest Student Exchange Program is an interstate initiative established to increase interstate educational opportunities for students in the member states. The Tuition Discount Program includes the 6 participating states of Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska and North Dakota. Residents of these states may enroll in programs in the other participating states, but only at the level at which their home state admits students. All of the enrollment and eligibility decisions for the program are made by the institution. Additional Information: Extension of the tuition privileges to students already enrolled is at the discretion of the institution.

1039 ■ MILITARY BENEFIT ASSOCIATION

Attn: Member Services Department
P.O. Box 221110
Chantilly, VA 20153-1110
Tel: (703)968-6200
Free: 800-336-0100
Web Site: http://www.militarybenefit.org/mbascholarships.htm
To provide financial assistance for college to children of members of the Military Benefit Association (MBA).
Title of Award: Military Benefit Association Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 5 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to dependent children of MBA members who are enrolled or planning to enroll as a full-time undergraduate student at an accredited 2- or 4-year college, university, or vocational/technical school. Applicants must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Race, color, creed, religion, gender, disability, and national origin are not considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: The MBA is an organization of military personnel and civilian employees of the U.S. government and their spouses.

1040 ■ MILITARY DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS

Office of the Adjutant General
Attn: Education Services Officer
Camp Robinson
North Little Rock, AR 72199-9600
Tel: (501)212-4021
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.arguard.org/Education/index.htm
To provide financial assistance for college to members of the Arkansas National Guard.
Title of Award: Arkansas National Guard Tuition 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; a total of $500,000 is available for this program each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000 per semester for full-time enrollment; part-time enrollment is prorated. Duration: 1 semester; may be renewed if the recipient maintains a GPA of 2.0 or higher.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members of the Arkansas National Guard who enlist or reenlist for a period of at least 3 years. Applicants must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment in an undergraduate program at an accredited school in Arkansas. Deadline for Receipt: August of each year for fall semester; December of each year for spring semester.

1041 ■ MILITARY OFFICERS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA

Attn: Educational Assistance Program
201 North Washington Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-2539
Tel: (703)549-2311
Free: 800-234-MOAA
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.moaa.org
To provide financial assistance for undergraduate education to children of members of the uniformed services who have died.
Title of Award: American Patriot Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year, depending on the availability of funds. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,500 per year. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to children under 24 years of age of active, Reserve, and National Guard uniformed service personnel (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, Public Health Service, or National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration) whose parent has died on active service. Applicants must be working on an undergraduate degree. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: The MOAA was formerly named The Retired Officers Association (TROA). It established this program in 2002 in response to the tragic events of September 11, 2001.

1042 ■ MILITARY OFFICERS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA

Attn: Educational Assistance Program
201 North Washington Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-2539
Tel: (703)549-2311
Free: 800-234-MOAA
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.moaa.org
To provide financial assistance for undergraduate education to dependents of active-duty military officers and enlisted personnel.
Title of Award: MOAA Base/Post Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 50 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000 per year. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to dependent children under 24 years of age of active-duty (including drilling Reserves and National Guard) officers and enlisted military personnel. Applicants are not required to be related to a member of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) and do not need to meet a minimum GPA requirement. Selection is based on a random drawing. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: The MOAA was formerly named The Retired Officers Association (TROA).

1043 ■ MILITARY OFFICERS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA

Attn: Educational Assistance Program
201 North Washington Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-2539
Tel: (703)549-2311
Free: 800-234-MOAA
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.moaa.org
To provide loans for undergraduate education to dependent children of members of Military Officers Association of America (MOAA).
Title of Award: MOAA Educational Assistance Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 1,500 students received loans through this program, including about 400 first-time recipients. Funds Available: Loans up to $4,000 per year are available. Repayment at an agreed rate begins 3 to 4 months after graduation or after leaving college, but no interest is charged. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed for 4 additional years as long as the recipient remains enrolled full time.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to never married dependent children of active, Reserve, National Guard, and retired uniformed service personnel (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, Public Health Service, or National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration). Applicants must be under the age of 24. Parents who are officers eligible for membership in the association must be members. Unmarried dependent children of enlisted personnel are also eligible to apply. Selection is based on scholastic ability (GPA of 3.0 or higher), participation, character, leadership, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: The MOAA was formerly named The Retired Officers Association (TROA). No loans are made for graduate study.

1044 ■ MILITARY OFFICERS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA

Attn: Educational Assistance Program
201 North Washington Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-2539
Tel: (703)549-2311
Free: 800-234-MOAA
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.moaa.org
To provide financial assistance to dependent children of members of Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) who are rising seniors in college.
Title of Award: MOAA Special Grants Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $5,000 per year. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to never married dependent children under 24 years of age of active, Reserve, National Guard, and retired uniformed service personnel (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, Public Health Service, or National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration). Parents who are officers eligible for membership in the association must be members. Applicants must be entering their senior year of college. Unmarried dependent children of enlisted personnel are also eligible to apply. Applicants for the MOAA Educational Assistance Program loans are automatically considered for these scholarships; no separate application is necessary. Selection is based on scholastic ability (GPA of 3.0 or higher), participation, character, leadership, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: The MOAA was formerly named The Retired Officers Association (TROA).

1045 ■ MILITARY OFFICERS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA

Attn: Educational Assistance Program
201 North Washington Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-2539
Tel: (703)549-2311
Free: 800-234-MOAA
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.moaa.org
To provide financial support for undergraduate education to dependent children of auxiliary members of Military Officers Association of America (MOAA).
Title of Award: General John Paul Ratay Educational Fund Grants Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $4,000 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed for up to 4 additional years if the recipient remains enrolled full time.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to children of surviving spouses of deceased retired military officers. Applicants must be younger than 24 years of age and have never been married. Applicants for the MOAA Educational Assistance Program loans are automatically considered for these scholarships; no separate application is necessary. Selection is based on scholastic ability (GPA of 3.0 or higher), participation, character, leadership, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: The MOAA was formerly named The Retired Officers Association (TROA). No grants are made for graduate study.

1046 ■ MILITARY OFFICERS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA-ALOHA CHAPTER

Attn: Tak Yoshihara, Scholarship Committee Chair
P.O. Box 19267
Honolulu, HI 96817-8267
Tel: (808)488-7013
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.aloha-moaa.org
To provide financial assistance for college to residents of Hawaii who have a connection to the military.
Title of Award: Aloha Chapter Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 4 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of Hawaii who are members of the uniformed services, their spouses and children, members of Military Officers Association of America (MOAA), or their spouses, children, and grandchildren. Applicants must be attending or planning to attend a college or university. Selection is based on scholastic ability, personal qualities, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: This program began in 2004.

1047 ■ MILITARY OFFICERS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA-ARIZONA CHAPTER

Attn: Daniel Conway, President
14435 North 66th Place
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Tel: (480)368-1427
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.azchaptermoaa.org/awards_scholarship/awards_&_scholarships.htm
To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors in Arizona who have participated in the Junior ROTC program.
Title of Award: Arizona Chapter MOAA 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; recently, 5 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to seniors at high schools in Arizona who have participated in the JROTC program. Applicants must rank in the upper half of their class and be able to demonstrate qualities of leadership, moral character, and concern for their fellow man through service to others.

1048 ■ MILITARY OFFICERS' BENEVOLENT CORPORATION

1010 American Eagle Boulevard
P.O. Box 301
Sun City Center, FL 33573
Tel: (813)634-4675
Fax: (813)633-2412
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.mobc-online.org
To provide financial assistance for college to children and grandchildren of retired and deceased officers who served in the military or designated public service agencies.
Title of Award: Military Officers' Benevolent Corporation Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 9 each year: 2 at $2,000 per year, 4 at $1,500 per year, and 3 at $500 per year. Funds Available: Stipends are $2,000, $1,500, or $500 per year. Duration: 4 years, provided the recipient maintains a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to graduating high school seniors who have a GPA of 3.0 and a minimum score of 21 on the ACT or equivalent score on the SAT. Applicants must have a parent, guardian, or grandparent who is 1) a retired active-duty, National Guard, or Reserve officer or former officer of the U.S. Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Coast Guard, Public Health Service, or National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, at the rank of O-1 through O-10, WO-1 through WO-5, or E-7 through E-9; 2) an officer who died while on active duty in service to the country; 3) a recipient of the Purple Heart, regardless of pay grade or length of service; 4) a World War II combat veteran of the Merchant Marine; 5) a federal employee at the grade of GS-7 or higher; 6) a Foreign Service Officer at the grade of FSO-8 or lower; or 7) an honorably discharged or retired foreign military officer of an allied nation meeting the service and disability retirement criteria of the respective country and living in the United States. Applicants must have been accepted to an accredited program at a college or university. Selection is based on leadership (40%), scholarship (30%), and financial need (30%). Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This foundation was established in 1992.

1049 ■ MILITARY ORDER OF THE PURPLE HEART

Attn: Scholarships
5413-B Backlick Road
Springfield, VA 22151-3960
Tel: (703)642-5360
Fax: (703)642-2054
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.purpleheart.org/scholar.html
To provide financial assistance for college or graduate school to spouses and children of members of the Military Order of the Purple Heart.
Title of Award: Military Order of the Purple Heart Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 28 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,750 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed up to 3 additional years.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to children (natural, step-, and adopted), grandchildren, great-grandchildren and spouses of veterans who are members in good standing of the order or who received the Purple Heart. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, graduating seniors or graduates of an accredited high school, enrolled or accepted for enrollment in a full-time program of study in a college, trade school, or graduate school with a GPA of 3.5 or higher. Selection is based on merit; financial need is not considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year.

1050 ■ PATSY TAKEMOTO MINK EDUCATION FOUNDATION FOR LOW-INCOME WOMEN AND CHILDREN

Attn: Gwendolyn Mink
P.O. Box 1599
Northampton, MA 01061-1599
E-mail: [email protected].net
Web Site: http://www.ptmfoundation.net
To provide financial assistance for college or graduate school to low-income women.
Title of Award: Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation Education Support Award Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 7 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to women who are at least 18 years of age and are from a low-income family (less than $14,000 annually for a family of 1, rising to $30,000 annually for a family of 4). Applicants must be 1) enrolled in a skills training, ESL, or GED program; or 2) working on an associate, bachelor's, master's, professional, or doctoral degree. Along with their application, they must submit brief essays on what this award will help them accomplish, the program in which they are or will be enrolled, how they decided on that educational pursuit, their educational goals, their educational experience, and their personal and educational history. Deadline for Receipt: June of each year. Additional Information: This foundation was established in 2003.

1051 ■ MINNESOTA ASSOCIATION OF TOWNSHIPS

Attn: Scholarship Program
P.O. Box 267
St. Michael, MN 55376
Tel: (763)497-2330
Free: 800-228-0296
Fax: (763)497-3361
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.mntownships.org
To provide financial assistance to college-bound high school juniors in Minnesota.
Title of Award: Minnesota Association of Townships Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 2 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to students currently enrolled as juniors at public, private, and parochial high schools and home study programs in Minnesota. Applicants must be planning to attend a college, university, or vocational school following graduation from high school. They must submit an essay, from 450 to 500 words, on a topic that changes annually but relates to the township form of government in Minnesota, its place and purpose in local government, and the involvement of citizens in grassroots government. Along with their application and essay, they must submit a current high school transcript and a letter of recommendation from a high school teacher or counselor. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

1052 ■ MINNESOTA BENEFIT ASSOCIATION

Attn: Scholarship Committee
6701 Upper Afton Road
Woodbury, MN 55125
Tel: (651)735-9874
Free: 800-360-6117
Fax: (651)739-3260
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.minnesotabenefitassociation.com/scholarship.htm
To provide financial assistance for college to public employees and elected officials in Minnesota and their family members.
Title of Award: Minnesota Benefit Association Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 4 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school seniors and current college students who are Minnesota public employees, elected officials, or members of their families. Applicants must submit an essay, of 300 to 500 words, on a topic that changes annually but relates to matters of interest to public employees in Minnesota. Selection is based on that essay, academic achievement, vocational goals, employment history, community involvement, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: January of each year.

1053 ■ MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

Attn: Manager, Minnesota Indian Education
1500 Highway 36 West
Roseville, MN 55113-4266
Tel: (651)582-8200
Free: 800-657-3927
Web Site: http://education.state.mn.us/html/intro_indian_scholar.htm
To provide financial assistance to Native Americans in Minnesota who are interested in working on an undergraduate or graduate degree.
Title of Award: Ethel Curry Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College, Graduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 12 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: The stipend is $3,000 per year for undergraduates or $6,000 per year for graduate students. Duration: Up to 4 years.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Indians who are enrolled in a Minnesota-based tribe or community. Applicants must be attending an accredited postsecondary institution in Minnesota as a junior, senior, or graduate student. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Selection is based on merit. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

1054 ■ MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

Attn: Manager, Minnesota Indian Education
1500 Highway 36 West
Roseville, MN 55113-4266
Tel: (651)582-8846
Free: 800-657-3927
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://education.state.mn.us/mde/Academic_Excellence/Indian_Education/index.htm
To provide financial assistance to Native Americans in Minnesota who are interested in working on an undergraduate or graduate degree.
Title of Award: Minnesota Indian Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Approximately 700 each year. Funds Available: The stipend depends on need, to a maximum of $3,300 per year for undergraduates or $6,600 per year for graduate students. Awards are paid directly to the student's school or college. Duration: 1 year; renewable for an additional 4 years.
Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must be at least one-fourth degree Indian ancestry; members of a recognized Indian tribe; at least high school graduates (or approved equivalent); accepted by an accredited college, university, or vocational school in Minnesota; and residents of Minnesota for at least 1 year. Undergraduates must be attending college full time; graduate students may be either full or part time. Deadline for Receipt: June of each year. Additional Information: Recipients must maintain a GPA of 2.0 or higher, earn 12 credits per quarter, and send official grade transcripts to the office for review after each quarter or semester. They must attend a school in Minnesota.

1055 ■ MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES

Attn: Social Services Program Consultant
444 Lafayette Road, Third Floor South
St. Paul, MN 55155-3832
Tel: (651)296-4471
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.dhs.state.mn.us
To provide financial assistance for college to Minnesota residents who have been foster children.
Title of Award: Minnesota Education and Training Vouchers for Former Youth in Care Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, a total of 42 students had received support through this program. Funds Available: Stipends depend on the need of the recipient, to a maximum of $5,000 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed provided the recipient maintains a GPA of 2.0 or higher.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Minnesota residents who experienced a county approved out-of-home placement after the age of 14, are currently under state guardianship, or were adopted at age 16 or older. Applicants must have been accepted into an accredited postsecondary program that they began or will begin when they are between 18 and 21 years of age. They must attach a copy of their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), apply for other sources of financial aid, and submit 2 letters of recommendation. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 2003 in accordance with the federal Chafee Foster Care Independence Act.

1056 ■ MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

Veterans Service Building
20 West 12th Street, Room 206C
St. Paul, MN 55155-2006
Tel: (651)297-4141
Fax: (651)296-3954
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.mdva.state.mn.us
To provide financial assistance for college to the dependents of deceased Minnesota veterans.
Title of Award: Minnesota Educational Assistance for War Orphans 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: Students who attend technical and community colleges and state universities are granted free tuition until they have earned a bachelor's or equivalent degree (this does not apply to private institutions or the University of Minnesota). All eligible students may also receive up to $750 in any 1 calendar year to be used for tuition, fees, board, room, books, and supplies at the University of Minnesota, state universities, community colleges, vocational/technical institutions, or any other accredited college of higher learning, nursing school, trade school, or business school within Minnesota. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.
Eligibility Requirements: To be eligible for this assistance, applicants must have been residents of Minnesota for 2 years prior to application. They must be the children of veterans who were Minnesota residents prior to entry on active duty and who died on active duty or as a result of service-connected injuries or diseases.

1057 ■ MINNESOTA HIGHER EDUCATION SERVICES OFFICE

1450 Energy Park Drive, Suite 350
St. Paul, MN 55108-5227
Tel: (651)642-0567
Free: 800-657-3866
Fax: (651)642-0675
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.mheso.state.mn.us
To provide financial assistance for child care to students in Minnesota who are not receiving Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP) benefits.
Title of Award: Minnesota Child Care 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. Recently, a total of $1.1 million was provided for this program. Funds Available: The amount of the assistance depends on the income of applicant and spouse, number of day care hours necessary to cover education and work obligations, the student's enrollment status, and number of eligible children in applicant's family. The maximum available is $2,200 per eligible child per academic year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed as long as the recipient remains enrolled on at least a half-time basis in an undergraduate program.
Eligibility Requirements: Minnesota residents who are working on an undergraduate degree or vocational certificate in the state and who have children age 12 and under (14 and under if disabled) may receive this assistance to help pay child care expenses. Recipients must demonstrate financial need but must not be receiving MFIP benefits. U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status is required. Additional Information: Assistance may cover up to 40 hours per week per eligible child.

1058 ■ MINNESOTA HIGHER EDUCATION SERVICES OFFICE

1450 Energy Park Drive, Suite 350
St. Paul, MN 55108-5227
Tel: (651)642-0567
Free: 800-657-3866
Fax: (651)642-0675
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.mheso.state.mn.us
To provide financial assistance for college to survivors of deceased Minnesota public safety officers.
Title of Award: Minnesota Public Safety Officers' Survivor 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; recently, a total of $40,000 was available for this program. Funds Available: Scholarships cover tuition and fees at state-supported institutions or provide an equivalent amount at private colleges and universities. Recently, awards averaged $3,230. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed for a maximum of 8 semesters or 12 quarters.
Eligibility Requirements: Eligible for this support are dependent children (under 23 years of age) and surviving spouses of public safety officers killed in the line of duty on or after January 1, 1973. Applicants must be Minnesota residents who are enrolled at least half time in an undergraduate degree or certificate program at a Minnesota public postsecondary institution or at a private, residential, 2- or 4-year, liberal arts, degree-granting college or university in Minnesota.

1059 ■ MINNESOTA HIGHER EDUCATION SERVICES OFFICE

1450 Energy Park Drive, Suite 350
St. Paul, MN 55108-5227
Tel: (651)642-0567
Free: 800-657-3866
Fax: (651)642-0675
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.mheso.state.mn.us
To provide financial assistance to undergraduate students in Minnesota who demonstrate financial need.
Title of Award: Minnesota State 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; recently, approximately 72,000 undergraduate students received $133.6 million in support through this program. Funds Available: Applicants are required to contribute at least 46% of their cost of attendance (tuition and fees plus allowances for room and board, books and supplies, and miscellaneous expenses) from savings, earnings, loans, or other assistance from school or private sources. The other 54% is to be contributed by parents (for dependent students) or by independent students, along with a federal Pell Grant and these State Grants. The average State Grant is approximately $1,860; the minimum award is $100 per year and the maximum ranges from $4,802 at a public technical college to $7,662 at a private 4-year college. Duration: Assistance continues until the student has completed a baccalaureate degree or full-time enrollment of 8 semesters or 12 quarters, whichever comes first.
Eligibility Requirements: Minnesota residents who are enrolled for at least 3 credits as undergraduate students at 1 of 128 eligible schools in Minnesota may apply for these grants. They must be 1) an independent student who has resided in Minnesota for purposes other than postsecondary education for at least 12 months; 2) a dependent student whose parent or legal guardian resides in Minnesota; 3) a student who graduated from a Minnesota high school, if the student was a resident of Minnesota during high school; or 4) a student who, after residing in Minnesota for a minimum of 1 year, earned a high school equivalency certificate in Minnesota. Students in default on a student loan or more than 30 days behind for child support owed to a public agency are not eligible. Deadline for Receipt: June of each year. Additional Information: Students may continue to receive assistance even if they enroll for as few as 3 credits, but their cost of attendance is prorated accordingly.

1060 ■ MINNESOTA HIGHER EDUCATION SERVICES OFFICE

1450 Energy Park Drive, Suite 350
St. Paul, MN 55108-5227
Tel: (651)642-0567
Free: 800-657-3866
Fax: (651)642-0675
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.mheso.state.mn.us
To provide loans for college or graduate school to Minnesota residents.
Title of Award: Minnesota Student Educational Loan Fund Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, approximately $107 million was issued in loans through this program. Funds Available: Undergraduates may borrow up to $4,500 per year for the first 2 years and $6,000 per year thereafter, to a maximum of $25,000. Graduate students may borrow up to $9,000 per year, but their total loan from this program, including undergraduate and graduate debt, may not exceed $40,000. Borrowers must pay interest while in school and for up to 3 years after graduating or leaving school; the interest rate, adjusted quarterly, was recently 6.1%. They must then begin repaying the loan principal as well as interest, and complete repayment within 10 years from the termination of study or 15 years from the date of the first loan disbursement. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to 1) Minnesota residents who are enrolled at least half time in a certificate, associate, baccalaureate, or graduate program at an eligible school in Minnesota, another state, or a Canadian province that has signed an operating agreement with the Higher Education Services Office; and 2) residents of other states attending an eligible school in Minnesota who are enrolled at least half time in a certificate, associate, baccalaureate, or graduate degree program. Applicants must not be delinquent or in default on any student loan and must have a credit-worthy cosigner. Additional Information: Recently, 151 institutions in Minnesota and 183 in Canada and other states had agreed to participate in this program.

1061 ■ MINNESOTA HIGHER EDUCATION SERVICES OFFICE

1450 Energy Park Drive, Suite 350
St. Paul, MN 55108-5227
Tel: (651)642-0567
Free: 800-657-3866
Fax: (651)642-0675
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.mheso.state.mn.us
To provide financial assistance for college to the dependents of Minnesota veterans and military personnel listed as POWs or MIAs.
Title of Award: Minnesota Veterans' Dependents 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: Students who attend private postsecondary institutions receive up to $250 per year for tuition and fees. Students who attend a Minnesota public postsecondary institution are exempt from tuition charges. Duration: Assistance continues until the student completes a bachelor's degree or receives a certificate of completion.
Eligibility Requirements: Eligible for this assistance are 1) spouses of a prisoner of war or person missing in action, or 2) children born before or during the period of time the parent served as a POW or was declared MIA, or 3) children legally adopted or in the legal custody of a parent prior to and during the time the parent served as a POW or was declared to be MIA. Veteran parents must have been residents of Minnesota at the time of entry into service or at the time declared to be a POW or MIA, which must have occurred after August 1, 1958.

1062 ■ MINNESOTA STATE HIGH SCHOOL LEAGUE

2100 Freeway Boulevard
Brooklyn Center, MN 55430-1735
Tel: (763)560-2262
Web Site: http://www.mshsl.org
To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors in Minnesota who excel in the Triple "A" activities: academics, arts, and athletics.
Title of Award: Minnesota State High School League Triple "A" Awards Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 4 each year: a female and a male from each of the 2 classes of schools. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000 per year. Duration: 4 years.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to college-bound seniors graduating from high schools in Minnesota. Each school may nominate 2 students, a female and a male. Selection of state winners is based on academic performance; involvement in athletic programs sponsored by the Minnesota State High School League (badminton, baseball, basketball, cross country running, football, golf, gymnastics, hockey, lacrosse, skiing, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, synchronized swimming, tennis, track, volleyball, wrestling, and adapted soccer, bowling, floor hockey, and softball); involvement in League-sponsored fine arts activities (state, section, sub-section, school, or community-sponsored activities in instrumental or vocal music, drama, debate, or speech); and involvement in other school and community activities. Nominees must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and be in compliance with the League's Student Code of Conduct. Students from Class A and Class AA schools are judged separately, as are females and males. Deadline for Receipt: January of each year.

1063 ■ MINNESOTA STATE UNIVERSITY STUDENT ASSOCIATION

Attn: Scholarship
108 Como Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55103-1820
Tel: (651)224-1518
Fax: (651)224-9753
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.msusa.net/nellie_stjo.html
To provide financial assistance to racial minority union members and their families who are interested in working on an undergraduate or graduate degree at a Minnesota state college or university.
Title of Award: Nellie Stone Johnson Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Master's, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. If multiple awards are made, at least 1 recipient must be female. Funds Available: Stipends range from $500 to $2,000. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed up to 3 additional years for student working on a bachelor's degree, 1 additional year for students working on a master's degree, or 1 additional year for students in a community or technical college program.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to students in 2-year, undergraduate, and graduate programs at a Minnesota state university, community college, or consolidated campus. Applicants must be a minority (Asian, American Indian, Alaska Native, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native Hawaiian, or Pacific Islander) union member or the child, grandchild, or spouse of a minority union member. They must submit a 2-page statement about their background, educational goals, career goals, and other activities that may impact the cause of human or civil rights. Awards may be reserved for women. Preference is given to Minnesota residents. A personal or telephone interview may be required. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year.

1064 ■ MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES

Attn: FastBreak Foundation
600 First Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN 55403-1416
Tel: (612)673-1200
Web Site: http://www.nba.com/timberwolves/community/education.html
To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors in Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota.
Title of Award: Timberwolves and Lynx/American Family Insurance Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 5 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to seniors graduating from high schools in Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota who plan to attend a college or university in the following fall. Applicants must 1) have a GPA of 3.0 or higher; 2) have an ACT of 19 or higher or an SAT or 850 or higher; 3) participate in extracurricular activities; and 4) complete 45 hours of community service, outside of school, during the course of a school year. Along with their application, they must submit an essay of 500 words or less that describes who they are, how they view themselves, and any other information they want the selection committee to consider. Financial need is not required. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This program is jointly sponsored by the FastBreak Foundation of the Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx (professional basketball teams) and American Family Insurance.

1065 ■ MINNESOTA WOMEN'S GOLF ASSOCIATION

Attn: MWGA Charitable Foundation
6550 York Avenue South, Suite 211
Edina, MN 55435-2333
Tel: (952)345-3961
Fax: (952)927-9642
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.mwga-online.org
To provide financial assistance for college to female high school seniors in Minnesota who are interested in golf.
Title of Award: Minnesota Women's Golf Association 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: Varies each year; recently, 3 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed up to 3 additional years.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to women who are graduating seniors at high schools in Minnesota planning to attend a 4-year college or university. Applicants must have an interest or involvement in the sport of golf, although skill or excellence in the game is not considered in the selection process. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and be able to demonstrate financial need. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year.

1066 ■ MISS CHEERLEADER OF AMERICA

Attn: Program Director
P.O. Box 667
Taylor, MI 48180
Tel: (734)946-1200
Fax: (734)946-1204
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.misscheerleaderofamerica.com
To recognize and reward, with college scholarships, women who are high school cheerleaders.
Title of Award: Miss Cheerleader of America 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; normally, 3 prizes are awarded in each state in which a pageant is held. Funds Available: Prizes are generally scholarships of $1,000 for first place, $750 for second, and $500 for third. Duration: The competition is held annually.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to female high school cheerleaders in grades 9 through 12. Girls who are interested apply to participate in a pageant in their home state. Based on their applications, finalists are invited to their state pageant where they participate in an evening gown demonstration and an interview. The program is not a beauty, bathing suit, cheer skill, or talent competition. Judges attempt to select "the all-American girl, who normally would not even think about being in a pageant."

1067 ■ MISS UNIVERSE ORGANIZATION

1370 Avenue of the Americas, 16th Floor
New York, NY 10019
Tel: (212)373-4999
Fax: (212)315-5378
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.missteenusa.com
To recognize and reward beautiful and talented women between 15 and 19 years of age in the United States.
Title of Award: Miss Teen USA Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 national winner each year. Funds Available: Miss Teen USA receives cash and prizes worth more than $150,000. Recently, that included a $45,000 scholarship to the School for Film and Television, a Preciosa trophy worth $3,500, a crystal chandelier from Preciosa worth $5,000, a $2,500 pre-paid VISA BUXX card, a $2,000 cash prize and complimentary UV-Free Tanning for the year of her reign from Mystic Tan, a pearl tiara worth $12,000 from Mikimoto, a fashion footwear wardrobe from Nina Footwear, a swimwear wardrobe from Pink Sands Swim, a 5-day/4 night trip for 2 anywhere American Airlines flies in the continental United States or Caribbean, a pajama wardrobe by Jamatex worth $500, a 1-year salary, a luxury apartment while in New York City, a personal appearance wardrobe, a modeling portfolio, and other services and training. Other prizes included $3,000 for first runner-up, $2,000 for second runner-up, $1,000 for third and fourth runners-up, and $500 for semifinalists. In addition, the delegate selected by the television audience as Miss Photogenic and the delegate selected by her peers as Miss Congeniality each received $1,000 cash prizes and a commemorative Preciosa crystal trophy worth $3,500. Duration: The national pageant is held annually, usually at the end of the summer.
Eligibility Requirements: Some cities and all states have preliminary pageants. The winner of the city pageant goes on to compete in the state pageant for her home city. A delegate may also enter a state pageant without having won a city title. One delegate from each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia is selected to compete in the pageant. Participants must be between 15 and 19 years of age. They must never have been married or pregnant. Selection is based on beauty, intelligence, and ability to handle an interview. Deadline for Receipt: June of each year. Additional Information: The competition began in 1983.

1068 ■ MISS UNIVERSE ORGANIZATION

1370 Avenue of the Americas, 16th Floor
New York, NY 10019
Tel: (212)373-4999
Fax: (212)315-5378
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.missusa.com
To identify and reward the most beautiful women selected in a competition among women from each state.
Title of Award: Miss USA Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate, Other Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: Miss USA receives cash and prizes worth more than $225,000. Recently, that included a scholarship valued $45,000 from The School for Film and Television, a Preciosa trophy worth $3,500, a crystal chandelier from Preciosa worth $5,000, a pearl tiara worth $12,000 from Mikimoto, a fashion footwear wardrobe from Steve Madden, a swimwear wardrobe from Endless Sun Apparel, a 5-day/4 night trip for 2 anywhere American Airlines flies in the continental United States or Caribbean, a 1-year salary, a luxury apartment while in New York City, a personal appearance wardrobe from Tadashi Fashions, a modeling portfolio, and other services and training. Other prizes included $3,000 for first runner-up, $2,000 for second runner-up, $1,000 for third and fourth runners-up, and $500 for semifinalists. In addition, the delegate selected by the television audience as Miss Photogenic and the delegate selected by her peers as Miss Congeniality each received $1,000 cash prizes and a commemorative Preciosa crystal trophy worth $3,500. Duration: The national pageant is held annually, in February or March.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to women between 18 and 27 years of age who have never been married or pregnant. Entrants are first selected in state competitions, and then 51 women (1 from each state and the District of Columbia) compete in the Miss USA Pageant. Selection of the winner is based on interviews by pageant judges (on successes, talents, goals, and ambitions), a swimsuit competition (with swimsuit styles provided by the pageant), and an evening gown competition (with gowns chosen by the competitors). The Photogenic Award is presented to the delegate voted on and selected by the television audience, and the Congeniality Award is presented to the delegate selected by her sister delegates as the most charismatic and inspirational. Deadline for Receipt: January of each year. Additional Information: This pageant began in 1952. Miss USA competes for additional prizes in the Miss Universe Pageant.

1069 ■ MISSISSIPPI BAR FOUNDATION

Attn: Administrative Law Section
643 North State Street
P.O. Box 2168
Jackson, MS 39225-2168
Tel: (601)948-5234
Fax: (601)355-8635
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.msbar.org/kidchance.php
To provide financial assistance for college to Mississippi residents whose parent was killed or disabled on the job.
Title of Award: Kids' Chance of Mississippi Scholarship Fund Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: A stipend is awarded (amount not specified). Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Mississippi residents between 17 and 23 years of age who have had a parent killed or permanently and totally disabled in an accident that is compensable under the Mississippi Workers' Compensation Act. Applicants must demonstrate substantial financial need. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

1070 ■ MISSISSIPPI COUNCIL OF THE BLIND

P.O. Box 31112
Jackson, MS 39286
Tel: (601)982-1718; 888-346-5622
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.acb.org/mcb
To provide funding for college to legally blind residents of Mississippi and their children.
Title of Award: James Doyle Case Memorial Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 2 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,500 per year. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of Mississippi who are legally blind or the children of at least 1 legally blind parent. Applicants must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment in an undergraduate or graduate program and carrying or planning to carry at least 12 academic hours. Selection is based on a transcript from the last school or college attended, college entrance examination score, 2 letters of recommendation, and a 300-word biographical essay on the applicant's educational and employment goals. Membership in the sponsoring organization is not required. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: Information is also available from Rebecca Floyd, President, 131 Red Fox Lane, Madison, MS 39110, (601) 981-8207.

1071 ■ MISSISSIPPI MILITARY DEPARTMENT

Attn: Education Services Office
JFH-MS-J1-ED
1410 Riverside Drive
P.O. Box 5027
Jackson, MS 39296-5027
Tel: (601)313-6248
Fax: (601)313-6151
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ngms.state.ms.us/edu
To provide payment of tuition for members of the Mississippi National Guard.
Title of Award: Mississippi National Guard State Educational 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: Stipends cover the actual cost of tuition, to a maximum of $1,000 per semester ($2,000 per year) at a 4-year college or university or $500 per semester at a 2-year college. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed until the Guard member earns a bachelor's degree, as long as the member maintains a minimum GPA of 2.0. The full benefit must be utilized within a 10-year period.
Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must be members of the Mississippi Army or Air National Guard (cadets, officer candidates, warrant officers, or commissioned officers below the rank of major); residents of Mississippi; registered to vote in Mississippi; and enrolled or accepted for enrollment at a state-accredited college or university (public or private) in Mississippi. Deadline for Receipt: Applications must be submitted not later than 2 weeks after the start date of the semester.

1072 ■ MISSISSIPPI NATIONAL GUARD NONCOMMISSIONED OFFICERS ASSOCIATION

Attn: SFC James Dettor
P.O. Box 699
Brandon, MS 39043
Tel: (601)824-0304
Free: 800-205-5797
Fax: (601)313-6335
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://
To provide financial assistance for college to dependents of members of the Mississippi National Guard Noncommissioned Officers Association.
Title of Award: Mississippi National Guard Noncommissioned Officers Association 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 depends on the availability of funds. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to the unmarried dependent children and spouses of annual, enlisted, retired, and life members of the association. Applicants must be high school seniors or undergraduate students with at least 1 full semester remaining before graduation. They must be attending or planning to attend an accredited university, college, community college, vo-tech, business, or trade school. Along with their application, they must submit a letter explaining why they wish to continue their education, and why they need financial assistance. Deadline for Receipt: January of each year. Additional Information: Information is also available from the Scholarship Chair, P.O. Box 7, Columbus, MS 39703.

1073 ■ MISSISSIPPI OFFICE OF STUDENT FINANCIAL AID

3825 Ridgewood Road
Jackson, MS 39211-6453
Tel: (601)432-6997
Free: 800-327-2980
Fax: (601)432-6527
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ihl.state.ms.us/financialaid/mesg.html
To provide financial assistance for college to residents of Mississippi who have exceptional academic records.
Title of Award: Mississippi Eminent Scholars Grants Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,500 per year, not to exceed tuition and required fees. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed for up to 4 additional years or completion of an undergraduate degree, as long as the recipient maintains continuous full-time enrollment and a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to seniors graduating from high schools in Mississippi, home-schooled students in the state with less than 12 college hours, and college students who graduated from high school or completed a home school program within the past 3 years and have completed 12 or more college hours. Applicants must have been residents of Mississippi for at least 1 year prior to enrolling in college and have a high school GPA of 3.5 or higher and a score of 29 or higher on the ACT or 1280 or higher on the SAT; if they qualified as a semifinalist or finalist in the National Merit Scholarship Competition or the National Achievement Scholarship Competition, they are not required to have the minimum ACT score. They must be enrolled or planning to enroll as a full-time student at an approved college or university in the state. Deadline for Receipt: September of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 1995. Further information is available from the student financial aid office at approved colleges and universities.

1074 ■ MISSISSIPPI OFFICE OF STUDENT FINANCIAL AID

3825 Ridgewood Road
Jackson, MS 39211-6453
Tel: (601)432-6997
Free: 800-327-2980
Fax: (601)432-6527
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ihl.state.ms.us/financialaid/help.html
To provide financial assistance for college to residents of Mississippi who demonstrate financial need.
Title of Award: Mississippi Higher Education Legislative Plan for Needy Students Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year, depending on the availability of funds; awards are granted on a first-come, first-served basis. Funds Available: Students in this program receive a full waiver of tuition at eligible Mississippi public institutions of higher learning or eligible Mississippi public community/junior colleges. Students attending private institutions receive an award amount equal to the award of a student attending the nearest comparable public institution. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed up to 4 additional years provided the recipient continues to meet all program requirement and maintains a GPA of 2.5 or higher.
Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must have been residents of Mississippi for at least 2 years and have graduated from high school within the immediate past 2 years. They must be enrolled or planning to enroll full time at a college or university in the state. High school seniors entering their freshman year in college must have a cumulative high school GPA of 2.5 or higher and have completed specific high school core curriculum requirements. College freshmen entering their sophomore year must have achieved a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher on all college course work previously completed. All applicants must have scored 20 or higher on the ACT and be able to demonstrate financial need with an average family adjusted gross income of $36,500 or less over the prior 2 years (rising by $5,000 for each sibling in the family under 21 years of age). Deadline for Receipt: March of each year.

1075 ■ MISSISSIPPI OFFICE OF STUDENT FINANCIAL AID

3825 Ridgewood Road
Jackson, MS 39211-6453
Tel: (601)432-6997
Free: 800-327-2980
Fax: (601)432-6527
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ihl.state.ms.us/financialaid/law.html
To provide financial assistance for college to the spouses and children of disabled or deceased Mississippi law enforcement officers and fire fighters.
Title of Award: Mississippi Law Enforcement Officers and Firemen 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: Students in this program receive full payment of tuition fees, the average cost of campus housing, required fees, and applicable course fees at state-supported colleges and universities in Mississippi. Funds may not be used to pay for books, food, school supplies, materials, dues, or fees for extracurricular activities. Duration: Up to 8 semesters.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to children and spouses of full-time law enforcement officers and fire fighters who became permanently and totally disabled or who died in the line of duty and were Mississippi residents at the time of death or injury. Applicants must be high school seniors or graduates interested in attending a state-supported postsecondary institution in Mississippi on a full-time basis. Children may be natural, adopted, or stepchildren up to 23 years of age; spouses may be of any age. Deadline for Receipt: Applications may be submitted at any time.

1076 ■ MISSISSIPPI OFFICE OF STUDENT FINANCIAL AID

3825 Ridgewood Road
Jackson, MS 39211-6453
Tel: (601)432-6997
Free: 800-327-2980
Fax: (601)432-6527
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ihl.state.ms.us/financialaid/leap.html
To provide financial assistance for college to Mississippi residents who demonstrate significant financial need.
Title of Award: Mississippi Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership 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 assistance varies. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed for up to 3 additional years.
Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must be current legal Mississippi residents who are enrolled or accepted for enrollment as full-time undergraduate students at a nonprofit college or university in Mississippi and who demonstrate substantial financial need. U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status is required. Deadline for Receipt: Each participating college and university establishes its own deadline date for applications. Additional Information: Participating colleges and universities in Mississippi select the recipients of these grants through their regular financial aid award process. Further information is available from the student financial aid office at educational institutions in the state. This program was formerly known as the Mississippi State Student Incentive Grant Program.

1077 ■ MISSISSIPPI OFFICE OF STUDENT FINANCIAL AID

3825 Ridgewood Road
Jackson, MS 39211-6453
Tel: (601)432-6997
Free: 800-327-2980
Fax: (601)432-6527
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ihl.state.ms.us/financialaid/mtag.html
To provide financial assistance for college to Mississippi residents who demonstrate significant financial need.
Title of Award: Mississippi Resident Tuition Assistance Grants Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Awards depend on the availability of funds and the need of the recipient; the maximum award for a freshman or sophomore is $500 per year; the maximum award for a junior or senior is $1,000 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed for up to 4 additional years or completion of an undergraduate degree, as long as the recipient maintains continuous full-time enrollment and a GPA of 2.5 or higher.
Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must have been legal Mississippi residents for at least 1 year and be receiving less than the full federal Pell Grant for college. High school seniors must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher and either an ACT score of 15 or higher or an SAT score of 720 or higher. Home-schooled students must submit a transcript showing the course work corresponding to that of a high school graduate for grades 9-12 and either an ACT score of 15 or higher or an SAT score of 720 or higher. Students already enrolled in college must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher. All applicants must be attending or planning to attend a 2-year or 4-year public or private accredited college or university in Mississippi. Deadline for Receipt: September of each year. Additional Information: Further information is available from the student financial aid offices at educational institutions in Mississippi.

1078 ■ MISSISSIPPI OFFICE OF STUDENT FINANCIAL AID

3825 Ridgewood Road
Jackson, MS 39211-6453
Tel: (601)432-6997
Free: 800-327-2980
Fax: (601)432-6527
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ihl.state.ms.us/financialaid/nissan.html
To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors in Mississippi who plan to attend a public college in the state.
Title of Award: Nissan Mississippi Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: Students in this program receive full payment of tuition and required fees plus an allowance for books. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed 1 additional year for students at 2-year public colleges (followed by up to 3 years of support if the recipient transfers to a 4-year college or university) or up to 4 additional years for students at 4-year public colleges and universities. Renewal requires that the recipient reapplies each year; maintains a GPA of 2.5 or higher; displays leadership skills through participation in community service, extracurricular, or other activities; demonstrates full-time enrollment and satisfactory academic progress toward completion of a degree; maintains Mississippi residency; and maintains good standing at the college or university.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of Mississippi who are graduating seniors at high schools in the state. Applicants must have been accepted for enrollment at a public 2-year or 4-year college or university in the state. They must have a GPA of 2.0 or higher after 7 semesters of high school and minimum scores of 20 on the ACT or 940 on the SAT. Along with their application, they must submit a 200-word essay on the topic, "How do my plans for the future and my college major support the automotive industry in Mississippi?" Selection is based on the essay (5%); academic achievement (50%); 2 letters of nomination (5%); extracurricular activities, work, leadership, and community involvement (20%); and demonstrated financial need (20%). Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This program is supported by Nissan North America, Inc.

1079 ■ MISSISSIPPI STATE VETERANS AFFAIRS BOARD

3460 Highway 80 East
P.O. Box 5947
Pearl, MS 39288-5947
Tel: (601)576-4850
Fax: (601)576-4868
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.vab.state.ms.us
To provide financial assistance for college to the children of Mississippi residents who are POWs or MIAs.
Title of Award: Mississippi Educational Assistance for MIA/POW Dependents 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 assistance covers all costs of college attendance. Duration: Up to 8 semesters.
Eligibility Requirements: This entitlement program is open to the children of members of the armed services whose official home of record and residence is in Mississippi and who are officially reported as being either a prisoner of a foreign government or missing in action. Applicants must be attending or planning to attend a state-supported college or university in Mississippi.

1080 ■ MISSOURI ASSOCIATION OF FAIRS & FESTIVALS

Attn: Executive Director
941 East Rodney
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
Tel: (573)334-9250
Fax: (573)270-0898
Web Site: http://www.mofairsfest.org/scholarships.htm
To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors in Missouri who have participated in county fairs or festivals.
Title of Award: Missouri STAATS Company 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. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to seniors graduating from high schools in Missouri with a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Applicants must be planning to enroll full time at a 2- or 4-year college or university. They must be able to demonstrate past support of school, community, and the fair and festival environment. Along with their application, they must submit a letter of recommendation from their high school guidance counselor and the sponsoring Missouri Association of Fairs & Festivals (MAFF) member fair board. Financial need is also considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: December of each year. Additional Information: This scholarship, sponsored by STAATS Custom Awards, was first awarded in 2006. Information is also available from Elizabeth Schlueter, P.O. Box 317, Troy, MO 63379.

1081 ■ MISSOURI BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL WOMEN'S FOUNDATION, INC.

P.O. Box 338
Carthage, MO 64836-0338
Web Site: http://www.bpwmo.org/scholarship.htm
To provide financial assistance for college to women in Missouri.
Title of Award: Missouri General BPW 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, 3 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: A stipend is awarded (amount not specified). Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to women in Missouri who have been accepted into an accredited program or course of study to upgrade their skills and/or complete education for career advancement. Along with their application, they must submit brief statements on the following: their achievements and/or specific recognitions in their field of endeavor; professional and/or civic affiliations; present and long-range career goals; how they plan to participate in and contribute to their community upon completion of their program of study; why they feel they would make a good recipient; and any special circumstances that may have influenced their ability to continue or complete their education. They must also demonstrate financial need and U.S. citizenship. Deadline for Receipt: January of each year. Additional Information: Information is also available from Pat Henderson, Scholarship Committee Chair, P.O. Box 296, Hillsboro, MO 63050, (636) 789-2119.

1082 ■ MISSOURI BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL WOMEN'S FOUNDATION, INC.

P.O. Box 338
Carthage, MO 64836-0338
Web Site: http://www.bpwmo.org/scholarship.htm
To provide financial assistance for college to members of the Missouri Federation of Business and Professional Women (BPW Missouri).
Title of Award: Phyllis Sanders 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, 2 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: A stipend is awarded (amount not specified). Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to BPW Missouri members who have been accepted into an accredited program or course of study to upgrade their skills and/or complete education for career advancement. Along with their application, they must submit brief statements on the following: their achievements and/or specific recognitions in their field of endeavor; professional and/or civic affiliations; present and long-range career goals; how they plan to participate in and contribute to their community upon completion of their program of study; why they feel they would make a good recipient; and any special circumstances that may have influenced their ability to continue or complete their education. They must also demonstrate financial need and U.S. citizenship. Deadline for Receipt: January of each year. Additional Information: Information is also available from Pat Henderson, Scholarship Committee Chair, P.O. Box 296, Hillsboro, MO 63050, (636) 789-2119.

1083 ■ MISSOURI COUNCIL OF THE BLIND

5453 Chippewa Street
St. Louis, MO 63109-1635
Tel: (314)832-7172
Free: 800-342-5632
Fax: (314)832-7796
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.acb.org/missouri
To provide financial assistance for college to blind students in Missouri.
Title of Award: Missouri Council of the Blind 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, 14 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,200. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed if the recipient maintains a GPA of 2.0 or higher.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Missouri residents who are high school or college graduates, legally blind, and in good academic standing. Applicants must be working on or planning to work on an undergraduate or graduate degree. They should have a specific goal in mind and that goal should be realistically within reach. Applications are received through the Missouri Division of Family Services/Rehabilitation Services for the Blind. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: Information is also available from Phyllis Lovett, Scholarship Chair, 3925 South Jefferson, Number 45, Springfield, MO 65807, (417) 883-7408, E-mail: [email protected]

1084 ■ MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION

Attn: Student Financial Assistance
3515 Amazonas Drive
Jefferson City, MO 65109-5717
Tel: (573)526-7958
Free: 800-473-6757
Fax: (573)751-6635
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.dhe.mo.gov/hsstudentsrossbarnett.shtml
To provide financial assistance for college to students in Missouri who are employed while attending school part time.
Title of Award: Marguerite Ross Barnett 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, 239 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: The maximum annual award is the least of 1) the actual tuition charged at the school the recipient is attending part time; 2) the amount of tuition charged to a Missouri undergraduate resident enrolled part time in the same class level at the University of Missouri; or 3) the recipient's demonstrated financial need. Duration: 1 semester; may be renewed until the recipient has obtained a baccalaureate degree or has completed 150 semester credit hours, whichever comes first.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of Missouri who are enrolled at least half time but less than full time at participating Missouri postsecondary institutions. Applicants must be able to demonstrate financial need and must be employed at least 20 hours per week. Students working on a degree or certificate in theology or divinity are not eligible. U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status is required. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: Awards are not available for summer study.

1085 ■ MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION

Attn: Student Financial Assistance
3515 Amazonas Drive
Jefferson City, MO 65109-5717
Tel: (573)526-7958
Free: 800-473-6757
Fax: (573)751-6635
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.dhe.mo.gov/hsstudentscharlesgallagher.shtml
To provide financial assistance to college students in Missouri who demonstrate financial need.
Title of Award: Charles Gallagher Student Financial Assistance Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 12,704 students received support through this program. Funds Available: The annual award is the lesser of 1) the unmet financial need (after counting any federal Pell Grant the student receives); 2) half of the school's prior year tuition and fees; or 3) $1,500. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of Missouri who are full-time students working on their first baccalaureate degree at a participating postsecondary school in the state. Applicants must be able to demonstrate financial need. Students working on a degree or certificate in theology or divinity are not eligible. U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status is required. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: Currently, 84 postsecondary schools in Missouri are approved to participate in this program; applications and further information are available at the financial aid office of those schools.

1086 ■ MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION

Attn: Student Financial Assistance
3515 Amazonas Drive
Jefferson City, MO 65109-5717
Tel: (573)526-7958
Free: 800-473-6757
Fax: (573)751-6635
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.dhe.mo.gov/hsstudentscollegeguaranteeplus.shtml
To provide financial assistance for college to full-time students in Missouri who have financial need and who participate in a federal TRIO program or who graduated from a high school GEAR UP program.
Title of Award: Missouri College Guarantee PLUS Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: The maximum annual award is based on the tuition cost at the University of Missouri. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of Missouri who are attending or planning to attend participating Missouri postsecondary institutions as full-time undergraduate students. Applicants must have a high school GPA of 2.5 or higher and a score of 20 or higher on the ACT or 950 or higher on the SAT. They must be able to demonstrate financial need and participation in high school extracurricular activities. This program is limited to students who 1) participate in a federal TRIO program (e.g., Upward Bound), or 2) graduated from a high school GEAR UP (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) activity. Students working on a degree or certificate in theology or divinity are not eligible. U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status is required. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year.

1087 ■ MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION

Attn: Student Financial Assistance
3515 Amazonas Drive
Jefferson City, MO 65109-5717
Tel: (573)526-7958
Free: 800-473-6757
Fax: (573)751-6635
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.dhe.mo.gov/hsstudentscollegeguarantee.shtml
To provide financial assistance for college to full-time students in Missouri who have financial need.
Title of Award: Missouri College Guarantee Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 4,006 students received support through this program. Funds Available: The maximum annual award is based on the tuition cost at the University of Missouri. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of Missouri who are attending or planning to attend participating Missouri postsecondary institutions as full-time undergraduate students. Applicants must have a high school GPA of 2.5 or higher and a score of 20 or higher on the ACT or 950 or higher on the SAT. They must be able to demonstrate financial need. Students working on a degree or certificate in theology or divinity are not eligible. U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status is required. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 1999.

1088 ■ MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION

Attn: Student Financial Assistance
3515 Amazonas Drive
Jefferson City, MO 65109-5717
Tel: (573)526-7958
Free: 800-473-6757
Fax: (573)751-6635
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.dhe.mo.gov/hsstudentsbrightflight.shtml
To provide financial assistance for college to outstanding high school seniors in Missouri.
Title of Award: Missouri Higher Education Academic "Bright Flight" Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 8,262 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed for up to 4 additional years or until completion of a baccalaureate degree, if the recipient maintains full-time status and satisfactory academic progress.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school seniors in Missouri who score in the top 3% of all Missouri students taking the SAT or ACT. Applicants must be planning to attend a participating college or university in Missouri full time. Students working on a degree or certificate in theology or divinity are not eligible. U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status is required. Deadline for Receipt: July of each year. Additional Information: Awards are not available for summer study.

1089 ■ MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION

Attn: Student Financial Assistance
3515 Amazonas Drive
Jefferson City, MO 65109-5717
Tel: (573)526-7958
Free: 800-473-6757
Fax: (573)751-6635
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.dhe.mo.gov/hsstudentspublicservice.shtml
To provide financial assistance for college to spouses and children of disabled and deceased Missouri public employees and public safety officers.
Title of Award: Missouri Public Officer or Employee's Child Survivor 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 maximum annual grant is the lesser of 1) the actual tuition charged at the school where the recipient is enrolled, or 2) the amount of tuition charged to a Missouri undergraduate resident enrolled full time in the same class level and in the same academic major as an applicant at the University of Missouri at Columbia. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to dependent children and spouses of 1) Missouri Department of Transportation employees who were killed or permanently disabled while engaged in the construction or maintenance of highways, roads, and bridges; and 2) Missouri public safety officers who were killed or permanently disabled in the line of duty. Applicants must be Missouri residents enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a full-time undergraduate student at a participating Missouri college or university; children must be younger than 24 years of age. Students working on a degree or certificate in theology or divinity are not eligible. U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status is required. Deadline for Receipt: There is no application deadline, but early submission of the completed application is encouraged.

1090 ■ MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION

Attn: Student Financial Assistance
3515 Amazonas Drive
Jefferson City, MO 65109-5717
Tel: (573)526-7958
Free: 800-473-6757
Fax: (573)751-6635
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.dhe.mo.gov/hsstudentsvietnamvet.shtml
To provide financial assistance for college to survivors of certain deceased Missouri Vietnam veterans.
Title of Award: Missouri Vietnam Veterans Survivor 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 maximum annual grant is the lesser of 1) the actual tuition charged at the school where the recipient is enrolled, or 2) the amount of tuition charged to a Missouri undergraduate resident enrolled full time in the same class level and in the same academic major as an applicant at the Missouri public 4-year regional institutions. Duration: 1 semester; may be renewed until the recipient has obtained a baccalaureate degree or has completed 150 semester credit hours, whichever comes first.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to surviving spouses and children of veterans who served in the military in Vietnam or the war zone in southeast Asia, who were residents of Missouri when first entering military service and at the time of death, whose death was attributed to or caused by exposure to toxic chemicals during the Vietnam conflict, and who served in the Vietnam theater between 1961 and 1972. Applicants must be Missouri residents enrolled in a program leading to a certificate, associate degree, or baccalaureate degree at an approved postsecondary institution in the state. Students working on a degree or certificate in theology or divinity are not eligible. U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status is required. Additional Information: Awards are not available for summer study.

1091 ■ MONTANA FUNERAL DIRECTORS ASSOCIATION

P.O. Box 4267
Helena, MT 59604-4267
Tel: (406)449-7244
Fax: (406)443-0979
E-mail: [email protected]
To provide financial assistance to Montana residents who are interested in studying mortuary science.
Title of Award: Montana Funeral Directors Association Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Mortuary science Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Up to 2 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Montana residents who are beginning or working on a degree in mortuary science. The sole requirement is that the applicant be willing to return to Montana and work in the funeral service profession. In addition, the following information will strengthen an application (but is not required): a GPA of 3.0 or higher, support of a funeral home that belongs to the sponsoring association, submission of a transcript of mortuary school grades, and 2 letters of recommendation. Financial need is not considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year.

1092 ■ MONTANA GUARANTEED STUDENT LOAN PROGRAM

2500 Broadway
P.O. Box 203101
Helena, MT 59620-3101
Tel: (406)444-0638
Free: 800-537-7508
Fax: (406)444-1869
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.mgslp.state.mt.us
To provide financial assistance for undergraduate education to athletes attending universities in Montana.
Title of Award: Montana Athletic Fee Waiver Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year, to the maximum authorized by the National Collegiate Athletic Association, National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, or appropriate affiliated conferences for officially sanctioned or recognized intercollegiate sports. Funds Available: Students eligible for this benefit are entitled to attend any unit of the Montana University System without payment of undergraduate registration, incidental, or out-of-state fees. Duration: Undergraduate students are eligible for continued fee waiver as long as they maintain reasonable academic progress as full-time students.
Eligibility Requirements: Athletes selected by the staff of branches of the Montana University System are eligible for these fee waivers.

1093 ■ MONTANA GUARANTEED STUDENT LOAN PROGRAM

2500 Broadway
P.O. Box 203101
Helena, MT 59620-3101
Tel: (406)444-0638
Free: 800-537-7508
Fax: (406)444-1869
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.mgslp.state.mt.us
To provide financial assistance to outstanding community college students in Montana planning to transfer to a university in the state.
Title of Award: Montana Community College Honor 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: 1 scholarship is awarded to a member of each community college graduating class. Funds Available: Students eligible for this benefit are entitled to attend any unit of the Montana University System without payment of undergraduate registration or incidental fees. Duration: The waiver is valid through the completion of the first academic year of enrollment.
Eligibility Requirements: Eligible for this benefit are residents of Montana who are graduating from a community college in the state and planning to transfer to a branch of the Montana University System. Their college must verify that they are the highest ranking member of their class desiring to attend a Montana University System unit. Additional Information: The scholarship must be utilized within 9 months after receiving an associate degree from the community college.

1094 ■ MONTANA GUARANTEED STUDENT LOAN PROGRAM

2500 Broadway
P.O. Box 203101
Helena, MT 59620-3101
Tel: (406)444-0638
Free: 800-537-7508
Fax: (406)444-1869
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.mgslp.state.mt.us
To provide financial assistance for undergraduate education to residents of custodial facilities in Montana.
Title of Award: Montana Custodial Student Fee Waiver Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Students eligible for this benefit are entitled to attend any unit of the Montana University System without payment of undergraduate registration or incidental fees. Duration: Undergraduate students are eligible for continued fee waiver as long as they maintain reasonable academic progress as full-time students.
Eligibility Requirements: Eligible for this benefit are residents of Montana who attend the Riverside Correctional Facility at Boulder, the Pine Hills Youth Correctional Facility at Miles City, or similar facilities or private charitable institutions. Applicants must be recommended by the Department of Corrections or the administration of the private institutions. Financial need is considered.

1095 ■ MONTANA GUARANTEED STUDENT LOAN PROGRAM

2500 Broadway
P.O. Box 203101
Helena, MT 59620-3101
Tel: (406)444-0638
Free: 800-537-7508
Fax: (406)444-1869
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.mgslp.state.mt.us
To provide financial assistance for college to dependents of veterans and military personnel declared missing in action or prisoners of war in southeast Asia.
Title of Award: Montana Dependents of Prisoners of War Fee Waiver Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Students eligible for this benefit are entitled to attend any unit of the Montana University System without payment of undergraduate registration or incidental fees. Duration: Undergraduate students are eligible for continued fee waivers as long as they maintain reasonable academic progress as full-time students.
Eligibility Requirements: To be eligible for this fee waiver, students must be the spouses or children of residents of Montana who, while serving in southeast Asia after January 1, 1961 either in the armed forces or as a civilian, have been declared missing in action or prisoner of war. Financial need is considered.

1096 ■ MONTANA GUARANTEED STUDENT LOAN PROGRAM

2500 Broadway
P.O. Box 203101
Helena, MT 59620-3101
Tel: (406)444-0638
Free: 800-537-7508
Fax: (406)444-1869
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.mgslp.state.mt.us
To provide financial assistance for college to juniors at high schools in Montana that are participating in the Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) federal program.
Title of Award: Montana GEAR UP Achievement Grants Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 77 students received these grants. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school juniors who have been enrolled in the college preparatory curriculum for at least 2 years at a Montana high school that is participating in the GEAR UP program. Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher at the end of the fourth semester of high school and upon high school graduation. They must enroll in a Montana postsecondary institution within 18 months of high school graduation. Additional Information: For a list of the 23 GEAR UP high schools in the state, contact the Montana Guaranteed Student Loan Program.

1097 ■ MONTANA GUARANTEED STUDENT LOAN PROGRAM

2500 Broadway
P.O. Box 203101
Helena, MT 59620-3101
Tel: (406)444-0638
Free: 800-537-7508
Fax: (406)444-1869
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.mgslp.state.mt.us
To provide financial assistance for undergraduate education to National Merit Scholarship semifinalists in Montana.
Title of Award: Montana Honor Scholarships for National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists 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: Students eligible for this benefit are entitled to attend any unit of the Montana University System without payment of undergraduate registration or incidental fees. Duration: The waiver is valid through the completion of the first academic year of enrollment.
Eligibility Requirements: Eligible for this benefit are residents of Montana who are National Merit Scholarship semifinalists. Students must enroll at a campus of the Montana University System or community college in the state within 9 months of high school graduation. Additional Information: The scholarship must be utilized within 9 months after high school graduation.

1098 ■ MONTANA GUARANTEED STUDENT LOAN PROGRAM

2500 Broadway
P.O. Box 203101
Helena, MT 59620-3101
Tel: (406)444-0638
Free: 800-537-7508
Fax: (406)444-1869
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.mgslp.state.mt.us
To provide financial assistance for undergraduate education to selected Montana veterans.
Title of Award: Montana Honorably Discharged Veteran Fee Waiver 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: Students eligible for this benefit are entitled to attend any unit of the Montana University System without payment of undergraduate registration or incidental fees. Duration: Undergraduate students are eligible for continued fee waiver as long as they maintain reasonable academic progress as full-time students.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to honorably-discharged veterans who served with the U.S. armed forces in any war and who are residents of Montana. Only veterans who at some time qualified for U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) educational benefits, but who are no longer eligible, are entitled to this waiver. Veterans who served in the armed forces subsequent to the conflict in Vietnam and are working on their initial undergraduate degree are also eligible if they received an Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal for service in Lebanon, Grenada, or Panama; or served in a combat theater in the Persian Gulf between August 2, 1990 and April 11, 1991 and received the Southwest Asia Service Medal; or were awarded the Kosovo Campaign Medal. Veterans who served in World War II, Korea, or Vietnam are eligible to work on undergraduate or graduate degrees; other veterans are eligible only to work on their first undergraduate degree. Financial need is considered in the selection process.

1099 ■ MONTANA GUARANTEED STUDENT LOAN PROGRAM

2500 Broadway
P.O. Box 203101
Helena, MT 59620-3101
Tel: (406)444-6570
Free: 800-537-7508
Fax: (406)444-1869
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.mgslp.state.mt.us
To provide financial assistance to Montana Indian students interested in attending college or graduate school in the state.
Title of Award: Montana Indian Student Fee Waiver Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies; more than $1 million in waivers are approved each year. Funds Available: Students eligible for this benefit are entitled to attend any unit of the Montana University System without payment of undergraduate or graduate registration or incidental fees. Duration: Students are eligible for continued fee waiver as long as they maintain reasonable academic progress and full-time status (12 or more credits for undergraduates, 9 or more credits for graduate students).
Eligibility Requirements: Eligible to apply are Native American students (one-quarter Indian blood or more) who have been residents of Montana for at least 1 year prior to application, have graduated from an accredited high school or federal Indian school, and can demonstrate financial need.

1100 ■ MONTANA GUARANTEED STUDENT LOAN PROGRAM

2500 Broadway
P.O. Box 203101
Helena, MT 59620-3101
Tel: (406)444-0638
Free: 800-537-7508
Fax: (406)444-1869
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.mgslp.state.mt.us
To provide financial assistance for undergraduate education in Montana to dependents of victims of the September 11, 2001 terrorist action.
Title of Award: Montana September 11, 2001 Victims Fee Waiver Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Students eligible for this benefit are entitled to attend any unit of the Montana University System without payment of undergraduate registration, incidental fees, or out-of-state fees. Duration: Undergraduate students are eligible for continued fee waiver as long as they maintain reasonable academic progress as full-time students.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to persons whose spouse, parent, or legal guardian was a victim of the September 11, 2001 terrorist actions at the New York World Trade Center, the Pentagon, or the Pennsylvania airplane crash. The term "victim" includes a person killed as a direct result of physical injuries suffered on or about September 11 directly related to the terrorist actions and includes rescuers, relief workers, or fire and policy personnel. It does not include any individuals identified by federal law enforcement personnel as likely perpetrators of the terrorist activities. Applicants must be enrolled in a program leading to their initial associate or baccalaureate degree at a unit of the Montana University System.

1101 ■ MONTANA GUARANTEED STUDENT LOAN PROGRAM

2500 Broadway
P.O. Box 203101
Helena, MT 59620-3101
Tel: (406)444-0638
Free: 800-537-7508
Fax: (406)444-1869
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.mgslp.state.mt.us
To provide financial assistance to Montana residents who are attending college in the state and are working to support themselves.
Title of Award: Montana Tuition Assistance Program Baker Grants Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Recently, a total of $1.5 million was available for this program. Funds Available: The grant is intended to offset any federal Pell Grant dollars the student may have lost due to earned wages. Recently, grants ranged from $100 to $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of Montana who are attending units of the Montana University System, community colleges, Indian colleges, or designated private institutions in the state full time. Applicants must be working and have at least $2,575 in earned income during the prior calendar year. (That amount is based on the minimum wage multiplied by 500 hours; if the minimum wage is increased, the amount a student must earn is increased accordingly.) They must be making satisfactory academic progress toward their first undergraduate degree and have an expected family contribution from the results of their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) of $6,500 or less. Additional Information: This program is named in honor of Dr. Jeffery D. Baker who served as Commissioner of Higher Education from 1993 to 1996.

1102 ■ MONTANA GUARANTEED STUDENT LOAN PROGRAM

2500 Broadway
P.O. Box 203101
Helena, MT 59620-3101
Tel: (406)444-0638
Free: 800-537-7508
Fax: (406)444-1869
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.mgslp.state.mt.us
To provide financial assistance for undergraduate education to outstanding high school students in Montana.
Title of Award: Montana University System Honor 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: Students eligible for this benefit are entitled to attend any unit of the Montana University System or any community college in the state without payment of tuition or registration fees. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed for up to 3 additional years if the recipient maintains full-time enrollment and a GPA of 3.4 or higher.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of Montana who are graduating from high school and planning to attend a branch of the Montana University System or a community college in the state. Applicants must have been enrolled in an accredited high school for at least 2 of the 3 years prior to graduation, meet the college preparatory requirements, rank in the top quarter of their class, and have a GPA of 3.5 or higher. Additional Information: The scholarship must be utilized within 9 months after high school graduation.

1103 ■ MONTANA GUARANTEED STUDENT LOAN PROGRAM

2500 Broadway
P.O. Box 203101
Helena, MT 59620-3101
Tel: (406)444-0638
Free: 800-537-7508
Fax: (406)444-1869
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.mgslp.state.mt.us
To provide financial assistance for undergraduate education to the children of Montana veterans who died in the line of duty or as a result of service-connected disabilities.
Title of Award: Montana War Orphans Fee Waiver Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Students eligible for this benefit are entitled to attend any unit of the Montana University System without payment of undergraduate registration or incidental fees. Duration: Undergraduate students are eligible for continued fee waiver as long as they maintain reasonable academic progress as full-time students.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to children of members of the U.S. armed forces who served on active duty during World War II, the Korean Conflict, or the Vietnam Conflict; were legal residents of Montana at the time of entry into service; and were killed in action or died as a result of injury, disease, or other disability while in the service. Applicants must be no older than 25 years of age. Financial need is considered in the selection process.

1104 ■ MONTANA GUARANTEED STUDENT LOAN PROGRAM

2500 Broadway
P.O. Box 203101
Helena, MT 59620-3101
Tel: (406)444-0638
Free: 800-537-7508
Fax: (406)444-1869
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.mgslp.state.mt.us
To provide financial assistance for college to dependents of deceased fire fighters or peace officers in Montana.
Title of Award: Surviving Dependents of Montana Fire Fighters/Peace Officers 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: Students eligible for this benefit are entitled to attend any unit of the Montana University System without payment of undergraduate registration or incidental fees. Duration: Undergraduate students are eligible for continued fee waiver as long as they maintain reasonable academic progress as full-time students.
Eligibility Requirements: Eligible for this benefit are residents of Montana who are surviving spouses or children of Montana fire fighters or peace officers killed in the course and scope of employment. Financial need is considered. Additional Information: The waiver does not apply if the recipient is eligible for educational benefits from any governmental or private program that provides comparable benefits.

1105 ■ MONTANA GUARANTEED STUDENT LOAN PROGRAM

2500 Broadway
P.O. Box 203101
Helena, MT 59620-3101
Tel: (406)444-0638
Free: 800-537-7508
Fax: (406)444-1869
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.mgslp.state.mt.us
To provide financial assistance for undergraduate study to dependents of deceased National Guard members in Montana.
Title of Award: Surviving Dependents of Montana National Guard Member 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: Students eligible for this benefit are entitled to attend any unit of the Montana University System without payment of undergraduate registration or incidental fees. Duration: Undergraduate students are eligible for continued fee waiver as long as they maintain reasonable academic progress as full-time students.
Eligibility Requirements: Eligible for this benefit are residents of Montana who are surviving spouses or children of Montana National Guard members killed as a result of injury, disease, or other disability incurred in the line of duty while serving on state active duty. Financial need is considered. Additional Information: The waiver does not apply if the recipient is eligible for educational benefits from any governmental or private program that provides comparable benefits.

1106 ■ MONTANA STATE ELKS ASSOCIATION

c/o Ted Byers
P.O. Box 1018
Great Falls, MT 59401
Tel: (406)727-1288
Web Site: http://www.elksmt.com
To provide financial assistance to second-year students at Montana colleges and universities.
Title of Award: Sara E. Jenne Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: A stipend is awarded (amount not specified). Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to students who have completed their first year of education at a Montana university, college, vocational school, or community college with at least a 2.0 GPA. Selection is based primarily on financial need, effort, activities, and community involvement (and less on academic achievement). Additional Information: This program was established in 1977.

1107 ■ MONUMENTAL RIFLE AND PISTOL CLUB, INC.

c/o Joe Schwartz, Scholarship Committee Chair
P.O. Box 494
New Windsor, MD 21776
Tel: (410)465-6360
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.monumental.org/Scholarshippressrelease.htm
To provide financial assistance for college to high school juniors and seniors in Maryland who submit an outstanding essay on citizenship.
Title of Award: Dave Ward Memorial Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to juniors and seniors at high schools in Maryland who plan to continue on to college. Selection is based primarily on an essay on "What Citizenship Means to Me." Finalists are invited to attend a meeting of the sponsoring organization to present their essay to its members. Deadline for Receipt: June of each year.

1108 ■ MOOSE INTERNATIONAL, INC.

Attn: R. Robert Dale Scholarship Program
155 South International Drive
Mooseheart, IL 60539
Tel: (630)966-2200
Fax: (630)859-6626
Web Site: http://www.mooseintl.org
To provide financial assistance for college to children of members of Moose International.
Title of Award: R. Robert Dale Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 48 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Winners may use the funds for tuition, books, and fees at an accredited college or trade school after graduation from high school. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school juniors whose mother, father, or legal guardian is a member of Moose International. Applicants must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Recipients are selected in a random drawing from among qualifying applicants. Deadline for Receipt: July of each year.

1109 ■ MORONGO BAND OF MISSION INDIANS

Attn: Tribal Administration
11581 Potrero Road
Banning, CA 92220
Tel: (951)849-4697
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.morongonation.org/scholarship.asp
To provide financial assistance for college or graduate school to California Indians.
Title of Award: Rodney T. Mathews Memorial Scholarship for California Indians Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 3 each year. Funds Available: The maximum stipend is $10,000 per year. Funds are paid directly to the recipient's school for tuition, housing, textbooks, and required fees. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed 1 additional year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to California Indians (must provide documentation of Native identity) who have been actively involved in the Native American community. Applicants must submit documentation of financial need, an academic letter of recommendation, and a letter of recommendation from the American Indian community. They must be enrolled full time at an accredited college or university. Undergraduates must have a GPA of 2.75 or higher; graduate students must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher. Along with their application, they must submit 1) a 2-page personal statement on their academic, career, and personal goals; any extenuating circumstances they wish to have considered; how they view their Native American heritage and its importance to them; how they plan to "give back" to Native Americans after graduation; and their on-going active involvement in the Native American community both on and off campus; and 2) a 2-page essay, either on what they feel are the most critical issues facing tribal communities today and how they see themselves working in relationship to those issues, or on where they see Native people in the 21st century in terms of survival, governance, and cultural preservation, and what role they see themselves playing in that future. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: Recipients are required to complete 60 hours of service with a designated California Indian community agency: California Indian Museum and Cultural Center, Indian Health Care Services, National Indian Justice Center, California Indian Legal Services, California Indian Professors Association, California Indian Culture and Awareness Conference, or California Democratic Party Native American Caucus.

1110 ■ MORRIS SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Attn: Scholarship Selection Committee
525 S.W. Fifth Street, Suite A
Des Moines, IA 50309-4501
Tel: (515)282-8192
Fax: (515)282-9117
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.morrisscholarship.org
To provide financial assistance for college to African American high school seniors in Iowa.
Title of Award: Fred Johnson Youth Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: A stipend is awarded (amount not specified). Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to African American seniors graduating from high schools in Iowa. Applicants must be planning to attend a college or university. Deadline for Receipt: January of each year.

1111 ■ P. BUCKLEY MOSS SOCIETY

20 Stoneridge Drive, Suite 102
Waynesboro, VA 22980
Tel: (540)943-5678
Fax: (540)949-8408
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.mosssociety.org
To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors with language-related learning disabilities.
Title of Award: Anne and Matt Harbison 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 paid to the recipient's college or university. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed for up to 3 additional years.
Eligibility Requirements: Eligible to be nominated for this scholarship are high school seniors with language-related learning disabilities. Nominations may be submitted by society members only. The nomination packet must include verification of a language-related learning disability from a counselor or case manager, a high school transcript, 2 letters of recommendation, and 4 essays by the nominees (on themselves; their learning disability and its effect on their lives; their extracurricular, community, work, and church accomplishments; and their plans for next year). Deadline for Receipt: March of each year.

1112 ■ MOUNTAIN VIEW ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION, INC.

Attn: Scholarships
1655 Fifth Street
P.O. Box 1600
Limon, CO 80828
Tel: (719)775-2861
Free: 800-388-9881
Web Site: http://www.mvea.coop
To provide financial assistance to entering freshmen at colleges and universities in Colorado whose families receive electric service from the Mountain View Electric Association (MVEA).
Title of Award: E.A. "Mick" Geesen Memorial Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Funds are paid jointly to students and their schools. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to students entering accredited colleges, universities, and junior or community colleges in Colorado on a full-time basis. Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher and scores on their ACT of at least 22 or combined SAT of at least 1000. Their parents or legal guardians must be currently receiving electric service from MVEA. Along with their application, they must submit a 1-page letter commenting on their goals, financial need, work experience, and any other information that would be helpful in determining their need. Deadline for Receipt: January of each year.

1113 ■ MR. COLLEGIATE AFRICAN AMERICAN SCHOLARSHIP PAGEANT

P.O. Box 841595
Houston, TX 77284-1595
Tel: (713)927-6947; 888-313-7431
E-mail: [email protected]
To recognize and reward, with college scholarships, outstanding African American men who participate in a pageant.
Title of Award: Mr. Collegiate African American 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: 3 each year. Funds Available: The winner receives a $2,000 scholarship and $1,500 in prizes, including a $500 wardrobe allowance. The first runner-up receives a $1,200 scholarship and $300 in prizes. The second runner-up receives a $750 scholarship and $300 in prizes. Duration: The pageant is held annually.
Eligibility Requirements: This competition is open to African American men between 18 and 30 years of age attending 4-year colleges and universities. Applicants must be interested in participating in a pageant where they are judged on a personal and private interview (20%), platform expression (25%), talent (35%), evening wear (10%), and on-stage interview (10%). Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 1990. The pageant is held in Houston, Texas. Contestants must pay a $495 fee.

1114 ■ RYAN MULLALY SECOND CHANCE FUND

26 Meadow Lane
Pennington, NJ 08534
Tel: (609)737-1800
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ryans2dchancefund.org
To provide financial assistance for college to students who have cancer.
Title of Award: Ryan Mullaly Second Chance 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 15 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents who were diagnosed with cancer or a recurrence of cancer between age 13 and graduation from high school. Applicants must have a treatment history that includes chemotherapy and/or radiation and must be able to demonstrate that their high school years were substantially impacted by treatment and/or side effects of treatment. They must be 22 years of age or younger and currently 1) working on an associate or bachelor's degree at an accredited 2-year or 4-year college or university, or 2) enrolled in an accredited postsecondary vocational or trade program that will culminate in certification. Priority is given to students still undergoing treatment, those with permanent effects from treatment, and those at the beginning of their postsecondary education. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 2003.

1115 ■ MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS HELPING HANDS

Attn: Financial Assistance Scholarship Fund
9792 Edmonds Way, Suite 229
Edmonds, WA 98020
Tel: (425)712-1804
Fax: (425)672-1411
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.mshelp.org
To provide financial assistance for college to residents of Washington who have multiple sclerosis.
Title of Award: Multiple Sclerosis Helping Hands Financial Assistance Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: A stipend is awarded (amount not specified). Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Washington residents who have a medical diagnosis of multiple sclerosis. Applicants must be able to document financial need and a record of rejection by other agencies (e.g., Medicaid, DSHS, insurance companies). Deadline for Receipt: Applications may be submitted at any time. Additional Information: This program began in 2006.

1116 ■ MUSCOGEE (CREEK) NATION OF OKLAHOMA

Attn: Higher Education Program
P.O. Box 580
Okmulgee, OK 74447
Tel: (918)756-8700
Free: 800-482-1979
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.muscogeenation-nsn.gov/humandeve/hum_higeredu/hum_highereduc.htm
To provide educational grants to aid needy Creek undergraduate students.
Title of Award: Creek Nation Higher Education Undergraduate 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 awarded varies, up to a maximum of $2,000 per year. The exact amount depends upon the financial needs of the recipient. Full-time students may use these funds to pay for tuition and fees, books and supplies, room and board, transportation, and personal expenses (including medical and child care). Part-time students (less than 12 credits) may use their funds for tuition, fees, and books, not to exceed the in-state cost at a 2- or 4-year college or university. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed for a maximum of 10 semesters of funding as long as the recipient enrolls in at least 15 hours per term and maintains a GPA of 2.0 or higher.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Creek students of any degree of Indian blood who are attending or planning to attend an accredited institution of higher learning. Applicants must be eligible to receive Pell Grants. They must submit copies of their Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood (CDIB) and tribal enrollment card. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year. Additional Information: The Muscogee (Creek) Nation of Oklahoma administers the Higher Education Program. This program expends funds appropriated by Congress for the education of Indian students and administered by the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Recipients who withdraw from school are suspended until they have financed themselves for 1 full semester and passed 12 credit hours with a GPA of 2.0 or higher.

1117 ■ MUSCOGEE (CREEK) NATION OF OKLAHOMA

Attn: Higher Education Program
P.O. Box 580
Okmulgee, OK 74447
Tel: (918)756-8700
Free: 800-482-1979
E-mail: [email protected]cogeenation-nsn.gov
Web Site: http://www.muscogeenation-nsn.gov/humandeve/hum_higeredu/hum_highereduc.htm
To provide financial assistance to enrolled citizens of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation attending an accredited college or university.
Title of Award: Creek Nation Tribal Funds 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 maximum stipend is $500 per semester for full-time students (12 credit hours or more per semester) or $250 per semester for part-time students (less than 12 hours). Support may not exceed $1,000 per year. The award may be used to supplement other financial aid sources. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed up to 3 additional years (as long as the recipient maintains at least a 2.5 GPA).
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to enrolled citizens of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation (with no minimum blood quantum required) who are enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited college or university. Applicants must submit copies of their Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood (CDIB) and tribal enrollment card. Financial need is not required. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year. Additional Information: Recipients who withdraw from school or earn less than a 1.5 GPA are suspended until they have financed themselves for 1 full semester and passed 12 credit hours with a GPA of 2.0 or higher.

1118 ■ MUSCOGEE (CREEK) NATION OF OKLAHOMA

Attn: Higher Education Program
P.O. Box 580
Okmulgee, OK 74447
Tel: (918)756-8700
Free: 800-482-1979
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.muscogeenation-nsn.gov/humandeve/hum_higeredu/hum_highereduc.htm
To provide financial assistance to enrolled citizens of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation who have an excellent academic record and are attending an accredited college or university.
Title of Award: Creek Nation Tribal Incentive Grant Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: The maximum award is $1,000 per academic year. Duration: 1 semester; may be renewed for up to 9 additional semesters.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to enrolled citizens of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation (with no minimum blood quantum required) who are enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited college or university. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. They must submit copies of their Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood (CDIB) and tribal enrollment card. Deadline for Receipt: June of each year. Additional Information: Recipients who withdraw from school are suspended until they have financed themselves for 1 full semester and passed 12 credit hours with an acceptable GPA.

1119 ■ NANA REGIONAL CORPORATION

Attn: Robert Aqqaluk Newlin, Sr. Memorial Trust
P.O. Box 509
Kotzebue, AK 99752
Tel: (907)442-1607; (866)442-1607
Fax: (907)442-2289
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.aqqaluktrust.com/scholar.html
To provide financial assistance for college to Alaska Natives who are associated with the Northwest Alaska Native Association (NANA) Regional Corporation.
Title of Award: NANA Regional Corporation Scholarship Fund Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year, depending upon the availability of funds and qualified applicants. Funds Available: Stipends are $750 per semester for full-time students or $350 per semester for part-time students. Funds must be used for tuition, fees, books, course-related supplies, room, board, and similar expenses. Duration: 1 semester; recipients may reapply by providing a letter updating their educational and career goals, explaining how they are moving toward their goals, and reporting how the previous funds were spend.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to NANA shareholders, descendants of NANA shareholders, and dependents of NANA shareholders and their descendants. Applicants must have a GED or high school diploma with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher and be enrolled or accepted for enrollment at an accredited or authorized college, university, or vocational technical skills program for which a certificate of completion is issued at the conclusion of studies. Along with their application, they must submit a statement that explains how they intend to use their education to enhance Inupiaq values and culture, summarizes their accomplishments, and describes their educational and career goals. Deadline for Receipt: College and university students must apply by July of each year for fall semester, January of each year for spring semester, or May of each year for summer school. Vocational/technical students must apply at least 30 days before the start of training.

1120 ■ ELIZABETH NASH FOUNDATION

P.O. Box 1260
Los Gatos, CA 95031-1260
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.elizabethnashfoundation.org/scholarshipprogram.html
To provide financial assistance for college or graduate school to individuals with cystic fibrosis (CF).
Title of Award: Elizabeth Nash Foundation Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: Stipends range from $500 to $2,000. Funds are paid directly to the academic institution to be applied to tuition and fees. Duration: 1 year; recipients may reapply.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to undergraduate and graduate students who have CF. Applicants must be able to demonstrate clear academic goals and a commitment to participate in activities outside the class room. Selection is based on academic record, character, demonstrated leadership, service to the community, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: September of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 2005. Recipients must agree to support the program by speaking at a local event or writing an article for publication by the foundation.

1121 ■ NATIONAL 4TH INFANTRY (IVY) DIVISION ASSOCIATION

c/o Alexander Cooker, Scholarship Administrator
78 North Dupont Road
Carneys Point, NJ 08069
Tel: (609)299-4406
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.4thinfantry.org
To provide financial assistance for college to members of the National 4th Infantry (IVY) Division Association and their families.
Title of Award: National 4th Infantry (IVY) Division Association Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 3 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to association members in good standing and all blood relatives of active association members in good standing. Recipients are chosen by lottery. Additional Information: The trust fund from which these scholarships are awarded was created by the officers and enlisted men of the 4th Infantry Division as a living memorial to the men of the division who died in Vietnam. Originally, it was only open to children of members of the division who died in the line of duty while serving in Vietnam between August 1, 1966 and December 31, 1977. When all those eligible had completed college, it adopted its current requirements.

1122 ■ NATIONAL ALLIANCE FOR SCHOLASTIC ACHIEVEMENT

Attn: Selection Committee
10820 Beverly Boulevard A5
PMB 600
Whittier, CA 90601-2576
Web Site: http://www.eee.org/bus/nasa
To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement.
Title of Award: National Alliance for Scholastic Achievement Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: 5 each year. Funds Available: The top award is $3,750 per year, second award is $2,500 per year, third award is $1,250 per year, fourth award is $750 per year, and fifth award is $500 per year. Funds are paid directly to the recipient's institution of choice. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed up to 3 additional years.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school seniors who have been accepted or anticipate being accepted at a 4-year academic institution. Applicants must have a GPA of 2.75 or higher and have taken the SAT or ACT test. Along with their application, they must submit a 500-word essay on an experience during their high school career that taught them something of great importance and how that will impact or shape their future learning. Financial need, race, and gender are not considered in the selection process. Generally, GPAs are 3.9 to 4.0 for the top award, 3.7 to 4.0 for the second award, 3.5 to 3.9 for third, 2.8 to 3.7 for fourth, and 2.75 to 3.5 for fifth. U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status is required. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: Requests for an application must be accompanied by a self-addressed stamped envelope and an application fee of $15.

1123 ■ NATIONAL AMATEUR BASEBALL FEDERATION, INC.

Attn: Executive Director
P.O. Box 705
Bowie, MD 20718
Tel: (301)464-5460
Fax: (301)352-0214
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nabf.com/membership/scholarships.htm
To provide financial assistance for college to students who have participated in National Amateur Baseball Federation (NABF) events.
Title of Award: National Amateur Baseball Federation Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 10 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: A stipend is awarded (amount not specified). Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: To be eligible for this support, students must be entering or enrolled at an accredited college or university and have participated in NABF events. Applicants must be sponsored by an NABF-member association. Selection is based on academic record and financial need. Additional Information: The National Amateur Baseball Federation was established in 1914 and is the oldest continually operated national baseball organization in the country. The scholarship program was established in 1984 and designated the Ronald and Irene McMinn Scholarship Fund. In 2000, the Germaine and Edward "Red" Carrington Scholarship Fund was added.

1124 ■ NATIONAL AMPUTEE GOLF ASSOCIATION

Attn: Scholarship Grant Program
11 Walnut Hill Road
Amherst, NH 03031
Tel: (603)672-6444
Free: 800-633-NAGA
Fax: (603)672-2987
E-mail: [email protected]lf.org
Web Site: http://www.nagagolf.org/scholarship1.shtml
To provide financial assistance for college to members of the National Amputee Golf Association and their dependents.
Title of Award: National Amputee Golf Association Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: The stipend for a 4-year bachelor's degree program is $2,000 per year. The stipend for a 2-year technical or associate degree is $1,000 per year. Duration: Up to 4 years, provided the recipient maintains at least half-time enrollment and a GPA of 2.0 or higher and continues to demonstrate financial need.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to amputee members in good standing in the association and their dependents. Applicants must submit information on their scholastic background (GPA in high school and college, courses of study); type of amputation and cause (if applicable), a cover letter describing their plans for the future; and documentation of financial need. They need not be competitive golfers. Selection is based on academic record, financial need, involvement in extracurricular or community activities, and area of study. Deadline for Receipt: July of each year.

1125 ■ NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF ASIAN AMERICAN PROFESSIONALS-BOSTON CHAPTER

Attn: Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 381435
Cambridge, MA 02238-1435
Tel: (781)937-7072
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.naaapboston.org/pages/_cmt/scholarship.jsp
To provide financial assistance for college to Asian American high school seniors from Massachusetts.
Title of Award: Boston Chapter Significant Achievement and Future Leadership Awards Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: The stipend is at least $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to seniors of Asian heritage who attend high school in Massachusetts. Applicants must submit official high school transcripts that include standardized test scores and 2 letters of recommendation. They must also submit essays of 500 words each on themselves and on how they think being an Asian American has shaped their perspective and will shape their contributions to society in the future. Selection is based on the essays, academic achievement, community service, and extracurricular activities. Personal interviews are required. U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status is required. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: Information is also available from May Yu, Scholarship co-chair, E-mail: [email protected]

1126 ■ NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF COLORED WOMEN'S CLUBS

5808 16th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20011-2898
Tel: (202)726-2044
Fax: (202)726-0023
To provide financial assistance to Black American college students who are interested in pursuing postsecondary education.
Title of Award: Hallie Q. Brown Scholarship Fund Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Approximately 20 every other year. Funds Available: The amount awarded varies, according to financial need, but does not exceed $1,000 per year. Duration: The award is presented biennially, in even-numbered years.
Eligibility Requirements: Black students who are U.S. citizens and can demonstrate financial need are eligible if they have completed at least 1 semester of postsecondary education with a minimum GPA of 2.0. Candidates must be nominated by a member of the National Association of Colored Women's Clubs; students may not apply directly. Deadline for Receipt: April of even-numbered years. Additional Information: In the past, recipients were to attend 1 of the United Negro College Fund universities or colleges; now, recipients may enroll in any accredited postsecondary institution of their choice.

1127 ■ NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE EDUCATION OF HOMELESS CHILDREN AND YOUTH

Attn: LeTendre Education Fund
4701 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Suite 402
Washington, DC 20008
Tel: (202)364-7392
Fax: (202)318-7523
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.naehcy.org/about_letendre.html
To provide financial assistance for college to high school students and recent graduates who are currently or formerly homeless.
Title of Award: LeTendre Education Fund Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: At least 2 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Funds must be used for tuition, application fees, books, preparation courses, visits to prospective colleges, or other educationally-related expenses. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school juniors, seniors, and recent graduates/GED recipients (under 20 years of age) who are homeless or who have been homeless during their school attendance. This includes students who live in shelters, cars, campgrounds, or other places "not meant for human habitation." Also eligible are students who are living with friends or relatives temporarily because they lack permanent housing. Applicants must be high school seniors, students enrolled in GED or other alternative education programs, or students who recently obtained their diploma or GED certificate. They must submit an essay of at least 500 words about the impact of homelessness on their lives and their desire to attend college. Selection is based on demonstrated commitment to education during the experience of homelessness, academic achievement, discussion of how the scholarship would be used to help advance the desire to attend college, statement of goals, use of language, and organization of essay. Deadline for Receipt: September of each year. Additional Information: This fund was established in 1998 by the National Coalition for the Homeless.

1128 ■ NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MASTER APPRAISERS

303 West Cypress Street
P.O. Box 12617
San Antonio, TX 78212-0617
800-229-NAMA
Fax: (210)225-8450
Web Site: http://www.masterappraisers.org
To provide financial assistance to students who want to prepare for a career in real estate appraising.
Title of Award: NAMA Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: Real estate Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Professional, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Scholarship awards pay for tuition and books for courses approved by the sponsor. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school seniors and current undergraduates who either 1) are nominated by a state chapter of the National Association of Master Appraisers (NAMA); or 2) live in a state where there is no NAMA state chapter and apply directly to the national office. Applicants must be able to demonstrate an interest in the profession of appraising through an essay explaining their career ambitions, completion of real estate educational programs, and/or work experience. They must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher and be able to document financial need. If they have not attended school in the last 5 years, work history may be used to qualify the applicant (rather than academic record). Preference is given to applicants with at least 2 years of work experience related to real estate. Deadline for Receipt: July of each year.

1129 ■ NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF RAILWAY BUSINESS WOMEN

c/o Lynn Sisto, National Publication Chair
78 West Street
Mechanicville, NY 12118
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.narbw.org
To provide financial assistance for college to members of the National Association of Railway Business Women (NARBW) and their families.
Title of Award: National Association of Railway Business Women Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Professional, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Recently, 9 of these scholarships were awarded: 2 at $1,500 and 7 at $1,000. Funds Available: Stipends are $1,500 or $1,000. Duration: 1 year; recipients may reapply.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to NARBW members, their dependents, and other family members (including grandchildren, nieces, and nephews). Applicants may be high school seniors or currently-enrolled college students. Selection is based on scholastic ability (20 points), ambition and potential (45 points), and financial need (35 points). Additional Information: This organization was formed in 1941 and today has more than 900 members in 26 chapters nationwide. The scholarship program was established in 1977. The highest scoring applicant receives the Kathryn Whelan Memorial Scholarship.

1130 ■ NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE SELF-EMPLOYED

P.O. Box 612067
DFW Airport
Dallas, TX 75261-2067
800-232-NASE
Fax: 800-551-4446
Web Site: http://www.nase.org
To provide financial assistance to high school seniors interested in studying entrepreneurship in college.
Title of Award: Future Entrepreneur of the Year Award Area, Field, or Subject: Business administration Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $12,000 for the first year and $4,000 for each subsequent year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed up to 3 additional years.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school seniors who demonstrate leadership, academic excellence, ingenuity, and entrepreneurial spirit. Applicants must be interested in a college program that stresses the philosophy of entrepreneurship rather than a specific field of study. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

1131 ■ NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE SELF-EMPLOYED

P.O. Box 612067
DFW Airport
Dallas, TX 75261-2067
800-232-NASE
Fax: 800-551-4446
Web Site: http://www.nase.org
To provide financial assistance for college to dependents of members of the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE).
Title of Award: NASE Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 22 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $4,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to dependents of members of NASE who are between 16 and 24 years of age. Applicants must be interested in working on an undergraduate degree at an accredited college or university. Selection is based on leadership abilities, academic performance, school and community participation, business experience, career and educational background, recommendations from teachers, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 1988 so NASE could provide children of the self-employed and micro-business owners with scholarship opportunities similar to those for students whose parents work in large corporations.

1132 ■ NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF VOCATIONAL EDUCATION SPECIAL NEEDS PERSONNEL

c/o Marjorie Eckman, Awards Chair
719 Gulf Lab Road
Cheswick, PA 15024
Tel: (412)323-3970
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.specialpopulations.org
To provide financial assistance to vocational/technical students who are members of a special population.
Title of Award: NAVESNP/Piney Mountain Press Student Award Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Vocational/Occupational Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to vocational/technical students who are members of a special population, defined to include those who are academically or economically disadvantaged, limited English proficient, nontraditional, disabled, pregnant teenagers, single/teen parents, or foster children. Applicants must submit brief essays on the vocational program they plan to study or are currently studying, why they chose that vocational program, their professional and career goals, the challenges they have had to overcome to reach their educational goal, what they did to overcome those challenges successfully, how any special services they have received helped them, and how this award will help them in their vocational program. Selection is based on their choice of a realistic career goal, financial need, unusual circumstances, and letters of reference. Deadline for Receipt: October of each year. Additional Information: Piney Mountain Press supports half the stipend.

1133 ■ NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN IN CONSTRUCTION

Attn: NAWIC Founders' Scholarship Foundation
327 South Adams
Fort Worth, TX 76104-1081
Tel: (817)877-5551
Free: 800-552-3506
Fax: (817)877-0324
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nawic.org/nfsf.htm
To provide financial assistance to students pursuing training in a construction-related crafts program.
Title of Award: Construction Trades Scholarship Competition Area, Field, or Subject: Construction Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Vocational/Occupational Number Awarded: Varies; a total of $25,000 is available in scholarships each year. Funds Available: Stipends range from $1,000 to $2,000 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed if the recipient provide evidence of continued need, continued interest in construction, and continued enrollment and good standing in a construction-related field.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to students who are currently enrolled or enrolling in a construction-related craft training program that is approved by the Bureau of Apprenticeship Training or their home state's postsecondary education commission. Applicants must be obtaining training in a construction-related craft or trade at an institution in the United States or Canada. Along with their application, they must submit brief essays on 1) their ultimate goal in the construction industry; 2) their most important extracurricular activity, their most important contribution to it, and what their participation has meant to them as an individual; and 3) why they are interested in a construction industry career and what event or series of events has led them to this decision. Selection is based on the applicant's interest in construction, extracurricular activities, employment experience, and financial need. Semifinalists may be interviewed. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: Information is also available from Marcia Rackley, NAWIC Founders' Scholarship Foundation Administrator, P.O. Box 410079, Kansas City, MO 64141, E-mail: [email protected]

1134 ■ NATIONAL ATHLETIC TRAINERS' ASSOCIATION

Attn: Research and Education Foundation
2952 Stemmons Freeway, Suite 200
Dallas, TX 75247-6103
Tel: (214)637-6282
Free: 800-TRY-NATA
Fax: (214)637-2206
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.natafoundation.org/scholarship.html
To provide financial aid to undergraduate student members of the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA).
Title of Award: NATA Undergraduate Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Athletics Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 30 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000 per year. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members of the association who are sponsored by an NATA certified athletic trainer, have a GPA of 3.2 or higher, and intend to pursue athletic training as a profession. Applicants must apply during their junior year or immediately prior to their final undergraduate year. They must submit a statement on their athletic training background, experience, philosophy, and goals. Selection is based on that essay; participation in their school's athletic training program, academic major, institution, intercollegiate athletics, and American higher education; and participation in campus activities other than academic and athletic training. Financial need is not considered. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year.

1135 ■ NATIONAL CENTER FOR AMERICAN INDIAN ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT

Attn: Scholarship Committee
953 East Juanita Avenue
Mesa, AZ 85204
Tel: (480)545-1298
Fax: (480)545-4208
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ncaied.org/fundraising
To provide financial assistance to American Indian upper-division and graduate students working on a business degree.
Title of Award: American Indian Fellowship in Business Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Business administration Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College, Graduate Number Awarded: Up to 5 each year. Funds Available: A stipend is awarded (amount not specified). Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to American Indians who are currently enrolled full time in college at the upper-division or graduate school level and working on a business degree. Applicants must submit a letter on their reasons for pursuing higher education and their plans following completing of their degree. Selection is based on grades (30%), an essay on their community involvement (30%), an essay on personal challenges they have faced (25%), an essay on their paid or volunteer business experience (10%), and the quality of those essays (10%). Deadline for Receipt: August of each year.

1136 ■ NATIONAL CENTER FOR LEARNING DISABILITIES

Attn: Scholarship
381 Park Avenue South, Suite 1401
New York, NY 10016-8806
Tel: (212)545-7510
Fax: (212)545-9665
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ld.org/awards/afscholarinfo.cfm
To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors with learning disabilities.
Title of Award: Anne Ford Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,500 per year. Duration: 4 years, provided the recipients submit annual reports (written or in video format) detailing their progress in school and describing their insights about their personal growth.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school seniors with learning disabilities who plan to work on a university degree. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and be able to demonstrate financial need. Along with their application, they must submit an essay (750 to 1,000 words in length) describing their frustrations and triumphs in dealing with their specific learning disability; their essay should also include the characteristics they possess that make them an ideal candidate for this scholarship and should make specific mention of how they believe a college education will enhance their lives. If they prefer, they may submit a video or audio tape (up to 15 minutes in length) with accompanying script or outline that presents the same information as the essay. Other required submissions include high school transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation, a financial statement, standardized test (SAT, ACT) scores, and current documentation of a learning disability that includes evaluation reports, I.E.P., and/or 504 plan. U.S. citizenship is required. Deadline for Receipt: December of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 2002.

1137 ■ NATIONAL CHIEF PETTY OFFICERS' ASSOCIATION

c/o Marjorie Hays, Treasurer
1014 Ronald Drive
Corpus Christi, TX 78412-3548
Web Site: http://www.goatlocker.org/ncpoa/scholarship.htm
To provide financial assistance for college to descendants of members of the National Chief Petty Officers' Association (NCPOA).
Title of Award: National Chief Petty Officers' Association Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 2 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to children and grandchildren of members of the NCPOA. Applicants must be attending or planning to attend an accredited college or university. Additional Information: Membership in the NCPOA is limited to men and women who served as Chief Petty Officers in the U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard, or their Reserve components for at least 30 days.

1138 ■ NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF CPA PRACTITIONERS, INC.

Attn: Scholarship Committee
50 Jericho Turnpike, Suite 106
Jericho, NY 11753
Tel: (516)333-8282; 888-488-5400
Fax: (516)333-4099
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nccpap.org
To provide financial assistance to high school seniors planning to attend college to prepare for a career as a certified public accountant (C.P.A.).
Title of Award: NCCPAP Scholarships for Graduating High School Seniors Area, Field, or Subject: Accounting Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 16 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to seniors graduating from high school with a GPA of 3.3 or higher. Applicants must be planning to attend a 2-year or 4-year college or university as a full-time student to prepare for a career as a C.P.A. Along with their application, they must submit a 200-word essay that explains why they desire to prepare for a career as a C.P.A. Financial need is not considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: This program, established in 2003, is offered jointly by the National Conference for CPA Practitioners (NCCPAP) and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).

1139 ■ NATIONAL COUNCIL OF JEWISH WOMEN-NEW YORK SECTION

820 Second Avenue
New York, NY 10017-4504
Tel: (212)687-5030
Fax: (212)687-5032
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ncjwny.org/services_scholarships.htm
To provide financial assistance for college to physically challenged residents of New York City, New Jersey, and Connecticut.
Title of Award: Jackson-Stricks 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: A stipend is awarded (amount not specified). Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York City who are physically challenged. Applicants must be interested in engaging in academic study or vocational training that leads to independent living. Along with their application, they must submit a short essay on why they are applying for this scholarship and how it relates to their educational and life goals. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

1140 ■ NATIONAL DEFENSE TRANSPORTATION ASSOCIATION

Attn: Forum and Professional Development Committee
50 South Pickett Street, Suite 220
Alexandria, VA 22304-7296
Tel: (703)751-5011
Fax: (703)823-8761
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ndtahq.com/scholarships.htm
To provide financial assistance to college students who are members or dependents of members of the National Defense Transportation Association (NDTA) and are majoring in transportation.
Title of Award: NDTA Academic Scholarship Program A Area, Field, or Subject: Logistics; Transportation Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: A stipend is awarded (amount not specified). Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to NDTA members and dependents of members who have satisfactorily completed 45 semester hours of work at a regionally accredited college or university. Applicants must be majoring in transportation, physical distribution, logistics, or a combination of those. They must 1) provide college transcripts; 2) attach a listing of academic and other honors and awards received, extracurricular activities, and work experiences; 3) identify the courses in transportation, physical distribution, or logistics that they plan to incorporate into their degree program; and 4) submit a 300- to 500-word statement outlining their career goals and methods of attaining those goals, indicating why they should be awarded the scholarship. Financial need is not considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

1141 ■ NATIONAL DEFENSE TRANSPORTATION ASSOCIATION

Attn: Forum and Professional Development Committee
50 South Pickett Street, Suite 220
Alexandria, VA 22304-7296
Tel: (703)751-5011
Fax: (703)823-8761
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ndtahq.com/scholarships.htm
To provide financial assistance to high school seniors who are members or dependents of members of the National Defense Transportation Association (NDTA) and planning to study a transportation-related field in college.
Title of Award: NDTA Academic Scholarship Program B Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified; Logistics; Transportation Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: A stipend is awarded (amount not specified). Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to NDTA members and dependents of members who have satisfactorily completed 3 1/2 years of academic work at an accredited high school. Applicants may be planning to major in any field, but preference is given to those planning to work on a degree in transportation, logistics, or a related field. They must 1) provide high school transcripts, including SAT or ACT scores, 2) attach a listing of academic and other honors and awards received, extracurricular activities, and work experiences; and 3) submit a 300- to 500-word statement outlining their career goals and methods of attaining those goals, indicating why they should be awarded the scholarship. Financial need is not considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

1142 ■ NATIONAL FARMERS UNION

Attn: Director of Education
11900 East Cornell Avenue
Aurora, CO 80014
Tel: (303)337-5500
Free: 800-347-1961
Fax: (303)368-1390
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nfu.org
To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors who are members of the National Farmers Union.
Title of Award: Hubert K. Seymour Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000. Funds may be used for tuition and books. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to graduating high school seniors who are planning to continue their education in a 2-year or 4-year accredited college or university. Applicants must be members of the National Farmers Union. They may be planning to major in any field. Along with their application, they must submit an essay on the significance of rural values in America on their life. Selection is based on the essay, academic record, and school and community activities. A telephone interview is also required. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year.

1143 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND

c/o Peggy Elliott, Scholarship Committee Chair
805 Fifth Avenue
Grinnell, IA 50112
Tel: (641)236-3366
Web Site: http://www.nfb.org/sch_intro.htm
To provide financial assistance to female blind students interested in working on an undergraduate or graduate degree.
Title of Award: Hermione Grant Calhoun Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified; Visual impairment Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $3,000. Duration: 1 year; recipients may resubmit applications up to 2 additional years.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to legally blind women students who are working on or planning to work full time on an undergraduate or graduate degree. Selection is based on academic excellence, service to the community, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: Scholarships are awarded at the federation convention in July. Recipients attend the convention at federation expense; that funding is in addition to the scholarship grant.

1144 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND

c/o Peggy Elliott, Scholarship Committee Chair
805 Fifth Avenue
Grinnell, IA 50112
Tel: (641)236-3366
Web Site: http://www.nfb.org/sch_intro.htm
To provide financial assistance to undergraduate and graduate blind students.
Title of Award: Jennica Ferguson Memorial Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $5,000. Duration: 1 year; recipients may resubmit applications up to 2 additional years.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to legally blind students who are working on or planning to work full time on an undergraduate or graduate degree. Selection is based on academic excellence, service to the community, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: Scholarships are awarded at the federation convention in July. Recipients attend the convention at federation expense; that funding is in addition to the scholarship grant.

1145 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND

c/o Peggy Elliott, Scholarship Committee Chair
805 Fifth Avenue
Grinnell, IA 50112
Tel: (641)236-3366
Web Site: http://www.nfb.org/sch_intro.htm
To provide financial assistance to undergraduate and graduate blind students.
Title of Award: Kenneth Jernigan Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $12,000. Duration: 1 year; recipients may resubmit applications up to 2 additional years.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to legally blind students who are working on or planning to work full time on an undergraduate or graduate degree. Selection is based on academic excellence, service to the community, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: Scholarships are awarded at the federation convention in July. Recipients attend the convention at federation expense; that funding is in addition to the scholarship grant. This scholarship is given by the American Action Fund for Blind Children and Adults, a nonprofit organization that assists blind people.

1146 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND

c/o Peggy Elliott, Scholarship Committee Chair
805 Fifth Avenue
Grinnell, IA 50112
Tel: (641)236-3366
Web Site: http://www.nfb.org/sch_intro.htm
To provide financial assistance to undergraduate and graduate blind students.
Title of Award: Kuchler-Killian Memorial Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $3,000. Duration: 1 year; recipients may resubmit applications up to 2 additional years.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to legally blind students who are working on or planning to work full time on an undergraduate or graduate degree. Selection is based on academic excellence, service to the community, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: Scholarships are awarded at the federation convention in July. Recipients attend the convention at federation expense; that funding is in addition to the scholarship grant.

1147 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND

c/o Peggy Elliott, Scholarship Committee Chair
805 Fifth Avenue
Grinnell, IA 50112
Tel: (641)236-3366
Web Site: http://www.nfb.org/sch_intro.htm
To provide financial assistance to legally blind students working on an undergraduate or graduate degree.
Title of Award: Hank LeBonne Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $5,000. Duration: 1 year; recipients may resubmit applications up to 2 additional years.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to legally blind students who are working on or planning to work full time on an undergraduate or graduate degree. Selection is based on academic excellence, service to the community, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: Scholarships are awarded at the federation convention in July. Recipients attend the convention at federation expense; that funding is in addition to the scholarship grant.

1148 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND

c/o Peggy Elliott, Scholarship Committee Chair
805 Fifth Avenue
Grinnell, IA 50112
Tel: (641)236-3366
Web Site: http://www.nfb.org/sch_intro.htm
To provide financial assistance for college or graduate school to blind students.
Title of Award: National Federation of the Blind Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 17 each year: 2 at $7,000 and 15 at $3,000. Funds Available: Stipends are $7,000 or $3,000. Duration: 1 year; recipients may resubmit applications up to 2 additional years.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to legally blind students who are working on or planning to work on an undergraduate or graduate degree. In general, full-time enrollment is required, although 1 scholarship may be awarded to a part-time student who is working full time. Selection is based on academic excellence, service to the community, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: Scholarships are awarded at the federation convention in July. Recipients attend the convention at federation expense; that funding is in addition to the scholarship grant.

1149 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND

c/o Peggy Elliott, Scholarship Committee Chair
805 Fifth Avenue
Grinnell, IA 50112
Tel: (641)236-3366
Web Site: http://www.nfb.org/sch_intro.htm
To provide financial assistance to blind undergraduate or graduate students.
Title of Award: Charles and Melva T. Owen Memorial Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 2 each year: 1 at $10,000 and 1 at $3,000. Funds Available: Stipends are $10,000 or $3,000. Duration: 1 year; recipients may resubmit applications up to 2 additional years.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to legally blind students who are working on or planning to work full time on an undergraduate or graduate degree. Scholarships, however, will not be awarded for the study of religion or solely to further general or cultural education; the academic program should be directed towards attaining financial independence. Selection is based on academic excellence, service to the community, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: Scholarships are awarded at the federation convention in July. Recipients attend the convention at federation expense; that funding is in addition to the scholarship grant.

1150 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND

c/o Peggy Elliott, Scholarship Committee Chair
805 Fifth Avenue
Grinnell, IA 50112
Tel: (641)236-3366
Web Site: http://www.nfb.org/sch_intro.htm
To provide financial assistance to blind undergraduate and graduate students.
Title of Award: E.U. Parker Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $3,000. Duration: 1 year; recipients may resubmit applications up to 2 additional years.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to legally blind students who are working on or planning to work full time on an undergraduate or graduate degree. Selection is based on academic excellence, service to the community, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: Scholarships are awarded at the federation convention in July. Recipients attend the convention at federation expense; that funding is in addition to the scholarship grant.

1151 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF COLORADO

c/o Colorado Center for the Blind
2233 West Shepperd Avenue
Littleton, CO 80120-2038
Tel: (303)778-1130
Free: 800-401-4NFB
Fax: (303)778-1598
Web Site: http://www.nfbco.org/scholarships.htm
To provide financial assistance for college to visually impaired students in Colorado.
Title of Award: National Federation of the Blind of Colorado 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: The stipend depends on the need of the recipient and the availability of funds. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to legally blind residents of Colorado who are working on or planning to work on a full-time college course of study in the state. At least 1 scholarship is reserved for an applicant who is employed full time and attending or planning to attend a part-time course of study that will result in a new degree and broader opportunities in present or future work. Selection is based on academic excellence, service to the community, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: August of each year. Additional Information: Information is also available from Kevan Worley, Chair, Scholarship Committee, 18121-C East Hampden Avenue, PMB 196, Aurora, CO 80013, (303) 306-7122, E-mail: [email protected]

1152 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF CONNECTICUT

580 Burnside Avenue, Suite 1
East Hartford, CT 06108
Tel: (860)289-1971
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nfbct.org/html/schinfo.htm
To provide financial assistance to blind students pursuing a full-time college education in Connecticut.
Title of Award: C. Rodney Demarest Memorial Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $3,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must be legally blind and either residents of or full-time college students in Connecticut. Along with their application, they must submit a letter on their career goals and how the scholarship might help them achieve those. Selection is based on academic excellence, extracurricular activities, service to the community, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: September of each year.

1153 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF CONNECTICUT

580 Burnside Avenue, Suite 1
East Hartford, CT 06108
Tel: (860)289-1971
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nfbct.org/html/schinfo.htm
To provide financial assistance to blind students pursuing a full-time college education in Connecticut.
Title of Award: Mary Main Memorial Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must be legally blind and either residents of or full-time college students in Connecticut. Along with their application, they must submit a letter on their career goals and how the scholarship might help them achieve those. Selection is based on academic excellence, extracurricular activities, service to the community, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: September of each year.

1154 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF CONNECTICUT

580 Burnside Avenue, Suite 1
East Hartford, CT 06108
Tel: (860)289-1971
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nfbct.org/html/schinfo.htm
To provide financial assistance to blind students pursuing a full-time college education in Connecticut.
Title of Award: Howard E. May Memorial Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $5,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must be legally blind and either residents of or full-time college students in Connecticut. Along with their application, they must submit a letter on their career goals and how the scholarship might help them achieve those. Selection is based on academic excellence, extracurricular activities, service to the community, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: September of each year.

1155 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF CONNECTICUT

580 Burnside Avenue, Suite 1
East Hartford, CT 06108
Tel: (860)289-1971
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nfbct.org/html/schinfo.htm
To provide financial assistance to blind students pursuing a full-time college education in Connecticut.
Title of Award: Jonathan May Memorial Scholarships 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 $3,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must be legally blind and either residents of or full-time college students in Connecticut. Along with their application, they must submit a letter on their career goals and how the scholarship might help them achieve those. Selection is based on academic excellence, extracurricular activities, service to the community, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: September of each year.

1156 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF CONNECTICUT

580 Burnside Avenue, Suite 1
East Hartford, CT 06108
Tel: (860)289-1971
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nfbct.org/html/coccomo.htm
To provide financial assistance to blind people in Connecticut interested in a program of training, employment, independent living, or technological advancement.
Title of Award: NFBCT-Coccomo Quarterly Grants 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: Grants depend on the nature of the request. Duration: These are 1-time grants. Recipients are eligible for a second grant 2 years after receiving the first grant.
Eligibility Requirements: This assistance is available to residents of Connecticut who meet the state's definition of legal blindness. Applicants must be seeking support for activities in the areas of training, employment, independent living, or technological advancement. A wide range of requests are considered, including a talking watch, a computer system, a note taker such as a Braille Note or Braille Lite, payment assistance for postsecondary part-time course work, or even a new suit for the sake of maximizing impressions on job interviews. Along with their application, they must submit a statement about themselves, their goals, and how the requested product or service will enhance their daily life and/or career aspirations. Deadline for Receipt: February, May, August, or November of each year.

1157 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF FLORIDA

c/o Kathy Davis, President
121 Deer Lake Circle
Ormond Beach, FL 32174
Tel: (386)677-6886; 888-282-5972
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nfbflorida.org
To provide financial assistance for college to legally blind residents of Florida.
Title of Award: National Federation of the Blind of Florida 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 per year. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school seniors and college students who are legally blind, are Florida residents, are enrolled or planning to enroll in college, and have a GPA of 2.7 or higher. To apply, students must fill out an application form and send a copy of their current college transcript. Financial need is not considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: Winners are provided with ground transportation, registration, room, and board at the state federation's annual conference.

1158 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF IDAHO

1301 South Capitol Boulevard, Suite C
Boise, ID 83706-2926
Tel: (208)343-1377
Web Site: http://www.nfbidaho.org/education/scholorship.htm
To provide financial assistance for college to blind residents of Idaho.
Title of Award: National Federation of the Blind of Idaho Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate

Number Awarded: 3 each year: 1 at $1,000 and 2 at $500. Funds Available: Stipends are either $1,000 or $500. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to blind residents of Idaho who are enrolled or planning to enroll in college. Selection is based on academic achievement, community service, and financial need. Additional Information: Information is also available from Paula Achter, President, 9008 West Lorinda Drive, Boise, ID 83704, (208) 377-9825, E-mail: [email protected]

1159 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF KANSAS

c/o Susan L. Stanzel, President
11905 Mohawk Lane
Leawood, KS 66209-1038
Tel: (913)339-9341
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nfbks.org/state/nfb-sklr.shtml
To provide financial assistance for college to blind residents of Kansas.
Title of Award: Kenneth Tiede 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 3 each year. Funds Available: A stipend is awarded (amount not specified). Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of Kansas who are legally blind. Applicants must be attending or planning to attend a technical school or a college or university. They must be able to attend the state convention of the National Federation of the Blind of Kansas. Selection is based on academic excellence, community service, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: Information is also available from Carol C. Clark, Recording Secretary, E-mail: [email protected]

1160 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF KENTUCKY

c/o Mrs. Cathy Jackson, President
210 Cambridge Drive
Louisville, KY 40214-2809
Tel: (502)366-2317
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nfbky.org/scholarship.htm
To provide financial assistance for college to blind residents of Kentucky.
Title of Award: Emerson Foulke Memorial Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to blind residents of Kentucky who are attending or planning to attend a college or university. Applicants must submit a letter, up to 2 pages in length, describing how the scholarship will help them achieve their career goals; how they are involved in their community, organizations, and other activities; any honors, awards, or special recognition they have received; and how they would like to be involved in the National Federation of the Blind of Kentucky. Deadline for Receipt: July of each year. Additional Information: Information is also available from Lora J. Felty, Scholarship Chair, E-mail: [email protected]

1161 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF KENTUCKY

c/o Mrs. Cathy Jackson, President
210 Cambridge Drive
Louisville, KY 40214-2809
Tel: (502)366-2317
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nfbky.org/scholarship.htm
To provide financial assistance for college to blind residents of Kentucky.
Title of Award: Betty Niceley Memorial Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to blind residents of Kentucky who are attending or planning to attend a college or university. Applicants must submit a letter, up to 2 pages in length, describing how the scholarship will help them achieve their career goals; how they are involved in their community, organizations, and other activities; any honors, awards, or special recognition they have received; and how they would like to be involved in the National Federation of the Blind of Kentucky. Deadline for Receipt: July of each year. Additional Information: Information is also available from Lora J. Felty, Scholarship Chair, E-mail: [email protected]

1162 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF MARYLAND

c/o Sharon Maneki, President
9013 Nelson Way
Columbia, MD 21045-5148
Tel: (410)715-9596
Fax: (410)715-9597
E-mail: [email protected]
To provide financial assistance for college to blind students from Maryland.
Title of Award: John T. McCraw Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 2 each year: 1 at $1,800 and 1 at $1,200. Funds Available: The stipend is either $1,800 or $1,200. Duration: 1 year; recipients may reapply.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to legally blind students who are residents of Maryland or pursuing postsecondary (university, 2- or 4-year college, vocational/technical school) studies in the state. Applicants must submit a completed application form, 2 letters of recommendation, a current transcript, and a statement that summarizes their honors, goals, and plans. Financial need is not considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year. Additional Information: A special scholarship may be awarded to former McCraw Scholarship recipients. To apply for this special scholarship, former recipients must still meet all of the requirements for the scholarship program and submit a new application. Recipients must attend school on a full-time basis. They must attend the sponsor's annual convention; financial assistance to attend the convention may be provided if the recipient needs and requests it (this is in addition to the scholarship grant).

1163 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF MINNESOTA

c/o Joyce Scanlan
1022 East 22nd Street
Minneapolis, MN 55404
Tel: (612)872-9363
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://members.tcq.net/nfbmn
To provide financial assistance for college to blind residents of Minnesota.
Title of Award: National Federation of the Blind of Minnesota 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. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of Minnesota who are blind or visually impaired. Applicants must be attending or planning to attend a college, university, or technical school. Along with their application, they must submit a personal letter, official transcript, and 2 letters of recommendation. Deadline for Receipt: June of each year. Additional Information: Information is also available from Sheila Koenig, E-mail: [email protected]

1164 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF MISSOURI

c/o Gary Wunder, President
3910 Tropical Lane
Columbia, MO 65202-6205
Tel: (573)874-1774; 888-604-1774
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nfbmo.org
To provide financial assistance for college to blind students in Missouri.
Title of Award: John and Rhoda Dower Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Up to 3 each year. Funds Available: The maximum stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to legally blind residents of Missouri who are working on or planning to work on an undergraduate or graduate degree. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: Additional information is also available from the Chair of the Achievement Awards Committee: Sheila Koenig, 634 South National, Apartment 303, Springfield, MO 65804, (417) 869-1078.

1165 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF NEBRASKA

1033 O Street, Suite 24B
Lincoln, NE 68508-3621
Tel: (402)477-7711; (866)BLIND-IS
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://nfbn.inebraska.com/student/scholarships.shtml
To provide financial assistance for college to blind residents of Nebraska.
Title of Award: National Federation of the Blind of Nebraska Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 5 each year: 1 first-place winner and 4 other finalists Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000 for first place; cash stipends are paid to other finalists. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of Nebraska who are blind and attending or planning to attend a postsecondary institution. Applicants must submit a letter that describes their educational plans, vocational goals, and awards. Their letter should also explain how they deal with situations involving their blindness and how the scholarship will help them. Deadline for Receipt: September of each year. Additional Information: Further information is also available from Shane Buresh, Scholarship Chair, 6210 Walker Avenue, Lincoln, NE 68507, (402) 465-5468, E-mail: [email protected] The second-place award is sponsored by the Nebraska Association of Blind Students.

1166 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF NEW MEXICO

c/o Arthur Schreiber, President
1331 Park Avenue, N.W., Suite 1504
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Tel: (505)243-6165
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nfbnm.org
To provide financial assistance to blind students in New Mexico who are interested in attending college.
Title of Award: National Federation of the Blind of New Mexico Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: At least 3 each year. Funds Available: Stipends up to $1,000 are available. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to blind students in New Mexico who are high school seniors or currently enrolled full time in college. Applicants must submit a copy of their transcript, a 250-word essay on how this scholarship will benefit them (including comments on their philosophy of blindness), and 3 letters of recommendation (including at least 1 from a member of the National Federation of the Blind). Priority is given to applicants attending school in New Mexico, but consideration is given to individuals who plan to go outside the state. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: Information is also available from James L. Salas, P.O. Box 36032, Albuquerque, NM 87176-6032, (505) 841-8844.

1167 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF OHIO

c/o Barbara Pierce, President
237 Oak Street
Oberlin, OH 44074-1517
Tel: (440)775-2216
Free: 800-396-NFBO
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nfbohio.org/scholarship.html
To provide financial assistance for undergraduate or graduate studies to Ohio residents who are legally blind.
Title of Award: National Federation of the Blind of Ohio Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 2 each year: 1 at $1,500 and 1 at $1,000. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,500 or $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: Eligible to apply for this support are high school seniors, currently-enrolled college students, and graduate students who reside in Ohio and are legally blind. They must attend or be preparing to attend an accredited institution of higher education on a full-time basis. Selection is based on academic excellence, community service, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year. Additional Information: Information is also available from Dr. J. Webster Smith, Chair, Scholarship Committee, 2 Canterbury Street, Athens, OH 45701, (740) 593-4838, E-mail: [email protected] The $1,500 scholarship is named the Jennica Ferguson Memorial Scholarship.

1168 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF OREGON

Attn: Scholarship Committee
5005 Main Street
Springfield, OR 97478-6065
Tel: (541)726-6924
Free: 800-422-7093
Fax: (541)726-5527
E-mail: nfb_or/msn.com
Web Site: http://www.nfb-or.org/scholarships.htm
To provide financial assistance for college or graduate school to blind residents of Oregon.
Title of Award: National Federation of the Blind of Oregon Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 3 each year: 1 at $1,500 and 2 at $1,000. Funds Available: Stipends are either $1,500 or $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to blind residents of Oregon who are working on or planning to work on an undergraduate or graduate degree at a college or university in the state. Applicants must be enrolled full time or enrolled part time and working full time. Selection is based on academic and professional promise as well as potential for leadership in the National Federation of the Blind of Oregon. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year. Additional Information: Information is also available from the Scholarship Committee, Chair, (503) 963-1973,
E-mail: [email protected]

1169 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF TEXAS

c/o Tommy Craig, President
6909 Rufus Drive
Austin, TX 78752-3123
Tel: (512)323-5444
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nfb-texas.org/scholarships.html
To provide financial assistance for college to blind residents of Texas.
Title of Award: National Federation of the Blind of Texas 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: Stipends range from $1,000 to $2,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to blind residents of Texas who are enrolled or planning to enroll in a college or university. Applicants must submit proof of legal blindness, a current transcript, a 2-page personal letter, and 2 letters of recommendation. Selection is based on merit and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: June of each year. Additional Information: Information is also available from Elizabeth Campbell, Scholarship Chair, (817) 738-0350, E-mail: [email protected]

1170 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF UTAH

Attn: Scholarship Committee
132 West Penman Lane
Bountiful, UT 84010-7634
Tel: (801)292-3000
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nfbutah.org/utabs/scholarships.html
To provide financial assistance for college or graduate school to blind residents of Utah.
Title of Award: National Federation of the Blind of Utah Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 3 to 5 each year. Funds Available: Stipends range from $500 to $1,500. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to blind residents of Utah who are working on or planning to work on an undergraduate or graduate degree. Selection is based on academic excellence, community service, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

1171 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF WASHINGTON

Attn: Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 2516
Seattle, WA 98111
Tel: (425)823-6380
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nfbw.org
To provide financial assistance for undergraduate or graduate study to blind students in Washington.
Title of Award: Hazel ten Broek Merit Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to legally blind residents of Washington state who are working on or planning to work on a full-time college or graduate degree. Applicants must submit a letter describing themselves (hobbies, interests, school activities, and future goals), high school and/or college transcripts, and 3 letters of reference. Deadline for Receipt: August of each year. Additional Information: Information is also available from Rita Szantay, 1420 Fifth Avenue, Suite 2200, Seattle, WA 98101, (206) 224-7242 (days) or (206) 352-7320 (evenings and weekends). This scholarship was first awarded in 1996. Winners must attend the state convention of the National Federation of the Blind of Washington to accept the award; convention expenses are covered.

1172 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF WASHINGTON

Attn: Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 2516
Seattle, WA 98111
Tel: (425)823-6380
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nfbw.org
To provide financial assistance for undergraduate or graduate study to blind students in Washington.
Title of Award: Beverly Prows Memorial Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $3,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to legally blind residents of Washington state who are working on or planning to work on a full-time college or graduate degree. Applicants must submit a letter describing themselves (hobbies, interests, school activities, and future goals), high school and/or college transcripts, and 3 letters of reference. Deadline for Receipt: August of each year. Additional Information: Information is also available from Rita Szantay, 1420 Fifth Avenue, Suite 2200, Seattle, WA 98101, (206) 224-7242 (days) or (206) 352-7320 (evenings and weekends). This scholarship was first awarded in 1991. Winners must attend the state convention of the National Federation of the Blind of Washington to accept the award; convention expenses are covered.

1173 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF INDEPENDENT BUSINESS

Attn: NFIB Education Foundation
1020 F Street, N.W., Suite 200
Washington, DC 20004
Tel: (202)554-9000
Free: 800-NFIB-NOW
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nfib.com/YoungEntrepreneurFoundation.html
To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors who are interested in private enterprise and entrepreneurship.
Title of Award: NFIB Free Enterprise Scholars Program Area, Field, or Subject: Business administration; General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, a total of 221 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: The highest-ranked applicant receives $10,000 and 4 other finalists receive $5,000. Other stipends are $1,000. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to graduating high school seniors who plan to enter their freshman year at an accredited 2-year college, 4-year college or university, or vocational/technical institute. Students must be nominated by a member of the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB). Nominees must meet or exceed academic standards, using standardized test scores (ACT/SAT), class rank, and GPA as indicators. They must answer a short, personal question defining their entrepreneurial efforts and compose another essay of 500 words or less about the importance of free enterprise. Selection is based on those essays, involvement in extracurricular and/or community activities, and special recognition or honors. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: These scholarships were first awarded in 2003.

1174 ■ NATIONAL FEDERATION OF MUSIC CLUBS

1336 North Delaware Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202-2481
Tel: (317)638-4003
Fax: (317)638-0503
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nfmc-music.org/Competitions/Annual%20Student/annual_student.htm
To provide financial assistance to members of the National Federation of Music Clubs (NFMC) who are majoring in music therapy.
Title of Award: Dorothy Dann Bullock Music Therapy Award Area, Field, or Subject: Music therapy Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The award is $1,000; funds must be used for further study. Duration: The award is presented annually.
Eligibility Requirements: Eligible to enter are music therapy majors (college sophomores, juniors, and seniors) in accredited schools offering music therapy degrees approved by the National Association of Music Therapists. Student membership in the federation and U.S. citizenship are required. Applicants must demonstrate musical talent, skills, and training, especially pianistic ability in accompanying and sight reading; ability to direct; pleasant singing voice; emotional stability; self-reliance; patience; tact; leadership; intelligence; good health; ability to work with groups; and dedication to music therapy as a career. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: Further information on this award is also available from Lorraine Peery Long, 814 Nebraska Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66101-2112; information on all federation scholarships and awards is available from Chair, Competitions and Awards Board, Dr. George R. Keck, 421 Cherry Street, Arkadelphia, AR 71923-5116, E-mail: [email protected]

1175 ■ NATIONAL FFA ORGANIZATION

Attn: Scholarship Office
6060 FFA Drive
P.O. Box 68960
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Tel: (317)802-4321
Fax: (317)802-5321
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ffa.org
To provide financial assistance for college to FFA members from designated states.
Title of Award: American Family Insurance 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: 3 each year: 1 for each of the qualifying states. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000 per year. Funds are paid directly to the recipient. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members who are graduating high school seniors planning to enroll full time in college. Applicants must be residents of Wisconsin, Missouri, or Minnesota who are planning to work on a 4-year college degree with any major at an accredited institution. Selection is based on academic achievement (10 points for GPA, 10 points for SAT or ACT score, 10 points for class rank), leadership in FFA activities (30 points), leadership in community activities (10 points), and participation in the Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) program (30 points). U.S. citizenship is required. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: Funding for these scholarships is provided by American Family Insurance.

1176 ■ NATIONAL FFA ORGANIZATION

Attn: Scholarship Office
6060 FFA Drive
P.O. Box 68960
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Tel: (317)802-4321
Fax: (317)802-5321
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ffa.org
To provide financial assistance for college to FFA members from specified states.
Title of Award: Anderson 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: 2 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,250. Funds are paid directly to the recipient. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members who are graduating high school seniors from Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, or Pennsylvania and planning to enroll full time at a 4-year college or university. Applicants must have work-related experience in agriculture, but they may major in any field. Selection is based on academic achievement (10 points for GPA, 10 points for SAT or ACT score, 10 points for class rank), leadership in FFA activities (30 points), leadership in community activities (10 points), and participation in the Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) program (30 points). U.S. citizenship is required. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: Funding for this scholarship is provided by the Anderson Foundation.

1177 ■ NATIONAL FFA ORGANIZATION

Attn: Scholarship Office
6060 FFA Drive
P.O. Box 68960
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Tel: (317)802-4321
Fax: (317)802-5321
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ffa.org
To provide financial assistance to FFA members from Vermont interested in working on a degree in production dairy.
Title of Award: Bourdeau and Bushey Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Dairy science Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000 per year. Funds are paid directly to the recipient. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members from Vermont who are graduating high school seniors planning to enroll or college students currently enrolled full time. Applicants must be planning to work on a degree in production dairy. More than 50% of their family income must come from dairy production. Selection is based on academic achievement (10 points for GPA, 10 points for SAT or ACT score, 10 points for class rank), leadership in FFA activities (30 points), leadership in community activities (10 points), and participation in the Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) program (30 points). Financial need is also considered. U.S. citizenship is required. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: Funding for these scholarships is provided by Bourdeau Bros Inc., Bourdeau and Bushey Inc., and Feed Commodities International Inc.

1178 ■ NATIONAL FFA ORGANIZATION

Attn: Scholarship Office
6060 FFA Drive
P.O. Box 68960
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Tel: (317)802-4321
Fax: (317)802-5321
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ffa.org
To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors who live near a facility of Cargill, Inc.
Title of Award: Cargill 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: 350 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Funds are paid directly to the recipient. Each recipient's high school is eligible for a $200 library grant. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to graduating high school seniors who live near a Cargill facility and have their application signed by a local Cargill manager. Applicants must be planning to work full time on a 2-year or 4-year degree in any major at an accredited college or university in the United States. They must submit information on their work experience with an explanation of how it relates to their future goals; FFA members must include their Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) activities and 4-H members must include their projects. Other selection criteria include leadership activities and academic achievement. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: Funding for this program is provided by Cargill, Inc. Information on the location of Cargill facilities is available at (888) 476-9332, E-mail: [email protected]

1179 ■ NATIONAL FFA ORGANIZATION

Attn: Scholarship Office
6060 FFA Drive
P.O. Box 68960
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Tel: (317)802-4321
Fax: (317)802-5321
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ffa.org
To provide financial assistance for college to FFA members from Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio.
Title of Award: Carter Lumber Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 3 each year: 1 to a student from each of the 3 states. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000. Funds are paid directly to the recipient. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members who are graduating high school seniors planning to enroll full time in college. Applicants must be residents of Indiana, Michigan, or Ohio planning to work on a 2-year or 4-year college degree in any major at a college or university in their state. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Selection is based on academic achievement (10 points for GPA, 10 points for SAT or ACT score, 10 points for class rank), leadership in FFA activities (30 points), leadership in community activities (10 points), and participation in the Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) program (30 points). U.S. citizenship is required. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: Funding for these scholarships is provided by Carter Lumber Company of Kent, Ohio.

1180 ■ NATIONAL FFA ORGANIZATION

Attn: Scholarship Office
6060 FFA Drive
P.O. Box 68960
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Tel: (317)802-4321
Fax: (317)802-5321
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ffa.org
To provide financial assistance for college to current FFA members.
Title of Award: Chevrolet Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 40 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,500. Funds are paid directly to the recipient. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members who are graduating high school seniors planning to enroll full time in college. Applicants must 1) have recruitment and leadership skills that have contributed to their local FFA chapter; 2) show participation in a Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) program; and 3) be recommended by their local FFA advisor. They may be working on a 2or 4-year degree in any major. Selection is based on academic achievement (10 points for GPA, 10 points for SAT or ACT score, 10 points for class rank), leadership in FFA activities (30 points), leadership in community activities (10 points), and participation in the SAE program (30 points). U.S. citizenship is required. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: Funding for these scholarships is provided by the Chevrolet division of General Motors.

1181 ■ NATIONAL FFA ORGANIZATION

Attn: Scholarship Office
6060 FFA Drive
P.O. Box 68960
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Tel: (317)802-4321
Fax: (317)802-5321
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ffa.org
To provide financial assistance for college to members of FFA.
Title of Award: Dodge Trucks Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 50 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000 per year. Funds are paid directly to the recipient. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members who are graduating high school seniors planning to enroll full time in college. Applicants must be interested in working on a degree at an accredited 2- or 4-year college, university, or vocational/technical school. They may be majoring in any field. Farm Bureau membership is also required. Selection is based on academic achievement (10 points for GPA, 10 points for SAT or ACT score, 10 points for class rank), leadership in FFA activities (30 points), leadership in community activities (10 points), and participation in the Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) program (30 points). Financial need is also considered, and applicants must complete the parent financial analysis section. U.S. citizenship is required. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: Funding for these scholarships is provided by the Dodge Trucks Division of DaimlerChrysler Corporation.

1182 ■ NATIONAL FFA ORGANIZATION

Attn: Scholarship Office
6060 FFA Drive
P.O. Box 68960
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Tel: (317)802-4321
Fax: (317)802-5321
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ffa.org
To provide financial assistance to male FFA members interested in attending a university with a chapter of FarmHouse Fraternity.
Title of Award: FarmHouse Fraternity 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 per year. Funds are paid directly to the recipient. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members who are male graduating high school seniors planning to enroll full time at a 4-year university with a FarmHouse Fraternity chapter. Applicants may major in any area. Selection is based on academic achievement (10 points for GPA, 10 points for SAT or ACT score, 10 points for class rank), leadership in FFA activities (30 points), leadership in community activities (10 points), and participation in the Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) program (30 points). U.S. citizenship is required. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: Funding for this scholarship is provided by FarmHouse Fraternity.

1183 ■ NATIONAL FFA ORGANIZATION

Attn: Scholarship Office
6060 FFA Drive
P.O. Box 68960
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Tel: (317)802-4321
Fax: (317)802-5321
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ffa.org
To provide financial assistance to FFA members who are interested in working on a 2-year or 4-year college degree in any field.
Title of Award: Ford Truck 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 705 each year: approximately 700 on behalf of participating Ford Truck dealerships and 5 on a nationwide basis. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Funds are paid directly to the recipient. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members who are graduating high school seniors planning to enroll or students currently enrolled full time at an accredited 2- or 4-year college, university, or vocational/technical school. Applicants may be majoring in any field. They must visit a Ford Truck dealership and obtain a signature on the scholarship application. Selection is based on academic achievement (10 points for GPA, 10 points for SAT or ACT score, 10 points for class rank), leadership in FFA activities (30 points), leadership in community activities (10 points), and participation in the Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) program (30 points). U.S. citizenship is required. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: Funding for these scholarships is provided by the Ford Truck Division of the Ford Motor Company. This program began in 1998.

1184 ■ NATIONAL FFA ORGANIZATION

Attn: Scholarship Office
6060 FFA Drive
P.O. Box 68960
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Tel: (317)802-4321
Fax: (317)802-5321
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ffa.org
To provide financial assistance for college to female FFA members from Kentucky, Georgia, or Tennessee.
Title of Award: Cheryl Hennesy Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,250 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed up to 3 additional years if the recipient maintains a GPA of 2.0 or higher.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to female members who are graduating high school seniors planning to enroll full time in college. Applicants must be residents of Kentucky, Georgia, or Tennessee interested in working on a 2- or 4-year degree in any area of study. They must demonstrate financial need and personal motivation. Selection is based on academic achievement (10 points for GPA, 10 points for SAT or ACT score, 10 points for class rank), leadership in FFA activities (30 points), leadership in community activities (10 points), and participation in the Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) program (30 points). U.S. citizenship is required. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year.

1185 ■ NATIONAL FFA ORGANIZATION

Attn: Scholarship Office
6060 FFA Drive
P.O. Box 68960
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Tel: (317)802-4321
Fax: (317)802-5321
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ffa.org
To provide financial assistance for college to FFA members from designated states.
Title of Award: Hy-Vee 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 paid directly to the recipient. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members who are either graduating high school seniors planning to enroll full time or college students already enrolled on a full-time basis. Applicants must be residents of or planning to attend school in Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, or South Dakota. They must be planning to work on a 2-year or 4-year degree in any field. Selection is based on academic achievement (10 points for GPA, 10 points for SAT or ACT score, 10 points for class rank), leadership in FFA activities (30 points), leadership in community activities (10 points), and participation in the Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) program (30 points). U.S. citizenship is required. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: Funding for this scholarship is provided by Hy-Vee Inc.

1186 ■ NATIONAL FFA ORGANIZATION

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

1187 ■ NATIONAL FFA ORGANIZATION

Attn: Scholarship Office
6060 FFA Drive
P.O. Box 68960
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Tel: (317)802-4321
Fax: (317)802-5321
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ffa.org
To provide financial assistance for college to FFA members in Wisconsin.
Title of Award: Kikkoman Foods 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 paid directly to the recipient. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members who are graduating high school seniors planning to enroll full time in college and major in any subject. Applicants must be Wisconsin residents interested in attending a 4-year college or university in the state. Selection is based on academic achievement (10 points for GPA, 10 points for SAT or ACT score, 10 points for class rank), leadership in FFA activities (30 points), leadership in community activities (10 points), and participation in the Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) program (30 points). U.S. citizenship is required. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: Funding for this scholarship is provided by Kikkoman Corporation.

1188 ■ NATIONAL FFA ORGANIZATION

Attn: Scholarship Office
6060 FFA Drive
P.O. Box 68960
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Tel: (317)802-4321
Fax: (317)802-5321
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ffa.org
To provide financial assistance for college to FFA members.
Title of Award: National Honor Roll 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 paid directly to the recipient. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members who are graduating high school seniors planning to enroll full time in college. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and be interested in working on a degree in any field. Selection is based on academic achievement (10 points for GPA, 10 points for SAT or ACT score, 10 points for class rank), leadership in FFA activities (30 points), leadership in community activities (10 points), and participation in the Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) program (30 points). U.S. citizenship is required. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: Funding for these scholarships is provided by National Honor Roll.

1189 ■ NATIONAL FFA ORGANIZATION

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

1190 ■ NATIONAL FFA ORGANIZATION

Attn: Scholarship Office
6060 FFA Drive
P.O. Box 68960
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Tel: (317)802-4321
Fax: (317)802-5321
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ffa.org
To provide financial assistance to FFA members from inner-city schools who are interested in working on a college degree.
Title of Award: Who's Who Among American High School Students Scholarships 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 $1,500. Funds are paid directly to the recipient. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members who are graduating high school seniors planning to enroll full time in college. Applicants must be interested in working on a degree with any major at a 2-year or 4-year institution and currently attending an inner-city school. Selection is based on academic achievement (10 points for GPA, 10 points for SAT or ACT score, 10 points for class rank), leadership in FFA activities (30 points), leadership in community activities (10 points), and participation in the Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) program (30 points). Financial need is also considered. U.S. citizenship is required. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This program is funded by the ECI Scholarship Foundation of Educational Communications Inc., publisher of Who's Who Among American High School Students.

1191 ■ NATIONAL FLUID MILK PROCESSOR PROMOTION BOARD

Attn: Scholar Athlete Milk Mustache of the Year (SAMMY)
1250 H Street, N.W., Suite 950
Washington, DC 20005
Tel: (202)737-0153
Free: 800-WHY-MILK
Web Site: http://www.whymilk.com
To provide financial assistance for college to outstanding high school scholar-athletes.
Title of Award: SAMMY Awards Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 25 each year (1 from each of 25 geographic districts). Funds Available: College scholarships of $7,500 each are awarded. In addition, each winner plus 2 guests are invited to attend the winners' ceremony at Disney World in Orlando, Florida. Duration: The awards are presented annually.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of the 48 contiguous United States and the District of Columbia who are currently high school seniors and who participate in a high school or club sport. The country is divided into 25 geographic regions, and 3 finalists are selected from each region. From those, 1 winner from each region is chosen. Selection is based on academic achievement (35%), athletic excellence (35%), leadership (15%), citizenship/community service (10%), and a 75-word essay on how drinking milk is part of their life and training regimen (5%). Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: This program, which began in 1998, is sponsored by the National Fluid Milk Processor Promotion Board, Dairy Management Inc., and USA Today, Information is also available from Weber Shandwick Worldwide, Attn: Adena Miller, (312) 988-2295.

1192 ■ NATIONAL FOSTER PARENT ASSOCIATION

Attn: Scholarship Committee
7512 Stanich Avenue, Suite 6
Gig Harbor, WA 98335
Tel: (253)853-4000
Free: 800-557-5238
Fax: (253)853-4001
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nfpainc.org/awards/youthScholarships.cfm
To assist students whose families are members of the National Foster Parent Association (NFPA) and who are interested in attending college or vocational school.
Title of Award: National Foster Parent Association Youth Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 5 each year: 3 to foster children and 2 to birth or adoptive children of foster parent NFPA members. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to students who are in foster care at the time of application; are entering the first year of college or its equivalent (including vocational school, job training, correspondence studies, or GED work); and reside with an association member family. Adopted children and birth children of foster parents are also eligible. Students entering a college or university must be high school seniors (regardless of age); students entering vocational or equivalent training must be at least 17 years of age, whether in or out of school. All applicants must submit a statement (300 to 500 words) on why they want to further their education and why they should be considered for this scholarship. Financial need is considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: These scholarships were formerly named in memory of Benjamin Eaton who, in 1636 at the age of 7, became the nation's first recorded foster child. The program includes 1 scholarship designated the Gordon Evans Scholarship.

1193 ■ NATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR ECTODERMAL DYSPLASIAS

410 East Main Street
P.O. Box 114
Mascoutah, IL 62258-0114
Tel: (618)566-2020
Fax: (618)566-4718
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nfed.org/College.htm
To provide financial assistance for college to students with ectodermal dysplasia.
Title of Award: NFED 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; recently, 17 of these scholarships, with a total value of $24,000, were awarded. Funds Available: A stipend is awarded; the exact amount depends upon the needs of the recipient. Funds are sent to the recipient's school. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to individuals who are affected by ectodermal dysplasia and are attending or planning to attend a college, university, trade school, or junior college. Selection is based on demonstrated academic ability, a written essay (topic changes annually), extracurricular activities, community involvement, employment, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: This program, established in 1995, includes the following named scholarships: the Ethelyn Draser Boyd Scholarship and the Louis J. and June E. Kay Scholarship.

1194 ■ NATIONAL FRATERNAL SOCIETY OF THE DEAF

1118 South Sixth Street
Springfield, IL 62703
Tel: (217)789-7429
Fax: (217)789-7489
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nfsd.com/scholarships.htm
To provide financial assistance for college to members of the National Fraternal Society of the Deaf.
Title of Award: National Fraternal Society of the Deaf Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 10 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed 1 additional year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to deaf, hard of hearing, or hearing persons who are enrolled in or accepted as a full-time student at a postsecondary educational institution. Applicants must have been members of the society for at least 1 year prior to application. Deadline for Receipt: June of each year. Additional Information: These scholarships have been awarded since 1973.

1195 ■ NATIONAL GUARD ASSOCIATION OF ARIZONA

5640 East McDowell Road
Phoenix, AZ 85008
Tel: (602)275-8307
Fax: (602)275-9254
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ngaaz.org
To provide financial assistance for college to members of the Arizona National Guard.
Title of Award: Arizona National Guard 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: The program provides up to $500 per semester ($1,000 per year) to cover tuition at any state college or university in Arizona. Duration: Up to 4 years, as long as the recipient maintains a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to active members of the Arizona National Guard who are enrolled for at least 12 hours in an undergraduate degree program. Selection is based on current GPA, academic honors or awards, military decorations and awards, unit involvement, community involvement as a National Guard representative, and potential for future contribution to the National Guard. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year.

1196 ■ NATIONAL GUARD ASSOCIATION OF ARKANSAS, INC.

Attn: Scholarship Program
P.O. Box 663
North Little Rock, AR 72115-0663
Tel: (501)758-6422
Free: 800-522-1617
Fax: (501)758-2097
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ngaa.org
To provide financial assistance for college to students who are enrolled in the state-sponsored life insurance program of the National Guard Association of Arkansas (NGAA).
Title of Award: NGAA/EAANG Scholarship Program 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 $500 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to current, retired, and former members of the Arkansas National Guard and to their dependents. The Guard member must also be enrolled in the association's life insurance program and must be a member of NGAA or the Enlisted Association of the Arkansas National Guard (EAANG). Dependents of deceased members of NGAA/EAANG may apply if the deceased member had coverage under the NGAA group life insurance program. Students may be enrolled in or planning to enroll in an accredited vocational school, technical school, community college, or university in any state as either a full-time or part-time student. Selection is based on leadership potential; involvement in civic, community, school, and military activities; community, school, and military achievements; academic excellence; and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This program is jointly sponsored by the NGAA and the EAANG.

1197 ■ NATIONAL GUARD ASSOCIATION OF CALIFORNIA

Attn: Executive Director
3336 Bradshaw Road, Suite 230
Sacramento, CA 95827-2615
Tel: (916)362-3411
Free: 800-647-0018
Fax: (916)362-3707
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ngac.org/scholarships.htm
To provide financial assistance for college or graduate school to members of the National Guard Association of California.
Title of Award: National Guard Association of California Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 19 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: The amount of the award depends on the availability of funds. Duration: 1 year; recipients are ineligible for 2 successive awards.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members of the association who are also currently serving in the California National Guard. Applicants must be attending or planning to attend a college, university, graduate school, business school, or trade school in California. They may have no record of AWOL or unsatisfactory performance for the previous year or since enlistment. Selection is based on academic merit and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: Applications may be submitted at any time, but recipients are selected in October and April of each year.

1198 ■ NATIONAL GUARD ASSOCIATION OF COLORADO

Attn: NGACO Educational Foundation
6848 South Revere Parkway, Suite 2-234
Centennial, CO 80112-6709
Tel: (720)250-1565
Fax: (303)250-1569
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ngaco.org/scholarship/apply.shtml
To provide financial assistance for undergraduate and graduate studies to members of the National Guard Association of Colorado (NGACO), Colorado National Guard, and their families.
Title of Award: NGACO 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: 11 each year: 4 at $1,000 to members of the NGACO, 2 at $750 to dependents of members of the NGACO, 2 at $500 to current enlisted members of the Colorado National Guard, 2 at $500 to current officer members of the Colorado National Guard, and 1 at $1,000 to a Colorado National Guard member working on a graduate degree. Funds Available: Stipends are $1,000, $750, or $500 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to 1) current members of the Colorado National Guard and the NGACO; 2) dependent unmarried children of current members of the Colorado National Guard and the NGACO; 3) spouses of current members of the Colorado National Guard and the NGACO; and 4) unremarried spouses and unmarried dependent children of deceased members of the Colorado National Guard and the NGACO. Applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll full or part time at a college, university, trade school, business school, or graduate school. They must submit a transcript of high school and (if applicable) college grades, an essay on why they want to continue their education and why financial assistance is required, 3 letters of recommendation, and 1 letter of academic reference. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: Members of the Colorado National Guard must perform at least 1 year of service following the completion of the school year for which the scholarship was received.

1199 ■ NATIONAL GUARD ASSOCIATION OF ILLINOIS

Attn: Executive Vice President
P.O. Box 8220
Melrose Park, IL 60161-8220
Tel: (708)343-1945
Fax: (708)343-1989
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ngai.com/service.html
To provide financial assistance for college to dependents of members of the National Guard Association of Illinois (NGAI).
Title of Award: Prairie Minuteman Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 3 each year: 1 to an Illinois Army National Guard dependent, 1 to an Illinois Air National Guard dependent, and 1 (sponsored by USAA Insurance Corporation) to an enlisted Illinois National Guard dependent. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to dependents (children and spouses) of NGAI members in good standing. Applicants may be high school seniors, high school graduates, or currently-enrolled college students. They must submit a completed application form, official transcripts, 2 letters of recommendation, a verified copy of their ACT/SAT scores, and a 250-word essay on their scholastic and professional goals and aspirations. Financial need is considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: Applications must be submitted at least 45 days prior to the sponsor's annual conference. The conference is usually in late April, so applications are due in mid-March.

1200 ■ NATIONAL GUARD ASSOCIATION OF INDIANA

Attn: Educational Grant Committee
2002 South Holt Road, Building 9
Indianapolis, IN 46241-4839
Tel: (317)247-3196
Free: 800-219-2173
Fax: (317)247-3575
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ngai.net/benefits.htm
To provide financial assistance for college to members of the National Guard Association of Indiana (NGAI) and their dependents.
Title of Award: National Guard Association of Indiana Educational Grants Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: A limited number are awarded each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year; recipients may reapply.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to NGAI members who are currently serving in the Indiana National Guard and their dependents. Children and widow(er)s of former Guard members killed or permanently disabled while on duty with the Indiana National Guard are also eligible. Applicants must submit 2 letters of recommendation, a copy of high school or college transcripts, SAT or ACT scores (if taken), a letter of acceptance from a college or university (if not currently attending college), and an essay on the educational program they intend to pursue and the goals they wish to attain. Selection is based on academic achievement, commitment and desire to achieve, extracurricular activities, accomplishments, goals, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year.

1201 ■ NATIONAL GUARD ASSOCIATION OF MARYLAND

Attn: Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 1040
Bel Air, MD 21014-7040
Tel: (410)557-2606
Free: 800-844-1394
Fax: (410)893-7529
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ngam.net/NGAM-BenefitsScholarships.htm
To provide financial assistance for college to current and former members of the Maryland National Guard and their dependents.
Title of Award: National Guard Association of Maryland Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: Stipends are $1,000 or $500. Funds may be used for tuition, fees, and books. Duration: 1 year; recipients may reapply.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to active and retired members of the Maryland National Guard and their spouses, sons, and daughters. Applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited college, university, or vocational technical school on either a part-time or full-time basis. They must submit a resume in which they outline their academic background, activities in which they have participated, and honors they have received; 3 letters of recommendation; the name of the college; and information on financial need. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year.

1202 ■ NATIONAL GUARD ASSOCIATION OF MASSACHUSETTS

Attn: Scholarship Committee
50 Maple Street
Milford, MA 01757
Tel: (508)735-6544
Web Site: http://www.ngama.org
To provide financial assistance for college to members of the Massachusetts National Guard and their dependents.
Title of Award: NGAMA Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 5 each year: 2 to members of the Massachusetts National Guard, 2 to dependents of NGAMA members, and 1 to a dependent of a Massachusetts National Guard member. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to 1) current members of the Massachusetts National Guard; 2) children and spouses of current members of the National Guard Association of Massachusetts (NGAMA); and 3) children and spouses of current members of the Massachusetts National Guard. Applicants must be enrolled in or planning to enroll in an accredited college or technical program. Along with their application, they must submit a letter of recommendation, a list of extracurricular activities and other significant accomplishments, high school or college transcripts, and an essay on the role of the National Guard in homeland defense. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year.

1203 ■ NATIONAL GUARD ASSOCIATION OF MICHIGAN

Attn: Scholarships
300 Elvin Court
Lansing, MI 48913-5103
Tel: (517)484-1644
Free: 800-477-1644
Fax: (517)484-1680
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ngam.org/edgrant.htm
To provide financial assistance for college to members of the National Guard Association of Michigan.
Title of Award: National Guard Association of Michigan Education Grants Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $500 per semester. Duration: 1 semester; may be renewed.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members of the association who are also current members of the Michigan National Guard. Applicants may be enlisted members of any rank, warrant officers through CW3, or commissioned officers through the rank of captain. Deadline for Receipt: June of each year for the fall term/semester; November of each year for the winter term/semester.

1204 ■ NATIONAL GUARD ASSOCIATION OF NEW JERSEY

Attn: Scholarship Committee
101 Eggert Crossing Road
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648-2805
Tel: (609)562-0222
Fax: (609)562-0229
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nganj.org
To provide financial assistance for college or graduate school to New Jersey National Guard members or their dependents.
Title of Award: National Guard Association of New Jersey Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 10 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: Stipends up to $1,000 are available. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to active members of the New Jersey National Guard; the spouses, children, legal wards, and grandchildren of active members; and the children, legal wards, and grandchildren of retired (with at least 20 years of service) or deceased members. Applicants may be high school seniors or graduates entering college; students currently enrolled in college, business school, or trade school; or graduate students. Selection is based on civic and academic activities; offices, honors, awards, and special recognitions; and high school and/or college transcripts. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year.

1205 ■ NATIONAL GUARD ASSOCIATION OF OKLAHOMA

Attn: Scholarship Foundation
3535 Military Circle
Oklahoma City, OK 73111
Tel: (405)424-1231
Fax: (405)424-1235
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ngaok.org/Scholarship.htm
To provide financial assistance for college to members of the National Guard Association of Oklahoma (NGAOK) and their dependents.
Title of Award: Oklahoma National Guard Association Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: A stipend is awarded (amount not specified). Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to NGAOK members and their dependents. Applicants must submit a brief statement of their goals and career objectives. Selection is based on that statement, community service, extracurricular activities, awards and recognition, work experience, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: January of each year.

1206 ■ NATIONAL GUARD ASSOCIATION OF RHODE ISLAND

Attn: Jessica Perry
645 New London Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920
Tel: (401)228-6586
Fax: (401)541-9182
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ngari.org
To provide financial assistance for college to current and former members of the Rhode Island National Guard and their families.
Title of Award: National Guard Association of Rhode Island 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 depends on the availability of funds. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to active and retired members of the Rhode Island National Guard and their immediate family members. Applicants must be high school seniors, high school graduates, or undergraduate students. They must be attending or accepted at an accredited college, university, or vocational/technical school. As part of their application, they must explain their needs, goals, and other information that may help the selection committee. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year. Additional Information: Enlisted Rhode Island National Guard personnel are automatically associate members of the National Guard Association of Rhode Island.

1207 ■ NATIONAL GUARD ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH CAROLINA

Attn: Scholarship Foundation
2001 Assembly Street, Suite 204
Columbia, SC 29201
Tel: (803)254-8456
Free: 800-822-3235
Fax: (803)254-3869
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ngasc.org
To provide financial assistance for college or graduate school to current and former South Carolina National Guard members and their dependents.
Title of Award: National Guard Association of South Carolina 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, 58 of these scholarships were awarded: 1 at $1,500 and 57 at $1,000. Funds Available: Stipends are $1,500 or $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to 1) current, retired, and deceased members of the South Carolina National Guard; 2) their dependents; and 3) members of the National Guard Association of South Carolina. Applicants must be attending or interested in attending a college or university in South Carolina. Several of the scholarships include additional restrictions on school or academic major Deadline for Receipt: January of each year. Additional Information: Among the named scholarships included in this program are the BG (Ret) C. Norwood Gayle Memorial Scholarship Award, the CMSgt Jim Burgess Scholarship Award, the Mrs. Kaye Helgeson Memorial Scholarship Award, the BG (Ret) Jerald R. Helgeson Scholarship Award, the LTC (Ret) Glenny J. (Jeff) Matthews Memorial Scholarship Awards, the LTC (Ret) Jerome N. McLeod Memorial Scholarship Award, the BG (Ret) and Mrs. Louis C. Addison Scholarship Award, the LTC (Ret) and Mrs. M. Bond Thomas Honorary Scholarship, the MSG Michael S. Cash Memorial Scholarship Awards, the LT COL and Mrs. Thad Myers Scholarship Award, the USAA Enlisted Scholarship Awards (sponsored by the USAA Insurance Corporation), the South Carolina Army National Guard Federal Credit Union Award, and the McEntire Federal Credit Union Scholarship Award.

1208 ■ NATIONAL GUARD ASSOCIATION OF TENNESSEE

Attn: Scholarship Committee
4332 Kenilwood Drive
Nashville, TN 37204-4401
Tel: (615)833-9100; 888-642-8448
Fax: (615)833-9173
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ngatn.org
To provide financial assistance for college to members or dependents of members of the National Guard Association of Tennessee (NGAT).
Title of Award: National Guard Association of Tennessee Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 6 each year: 1 to an active National Guard member; 2 to current association members or their dependents; 2 to active National Guard members or their dependents; and 1 to current Guard members who participated in Operation Desert Storm or dependents of a former member of an Operation Desert Storm unit. Funds Available: The stipends are $1,500. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to active Tennessee National Guard members and to active annual or life members of the NGAT. If no active Guard or association member qualifies, the scholarships may be awarded to the child of a Guard or association member, including life members who have retired or are deceased. All applicants must be high school seniors or graduates who meet entrance or continuation requirements at a Tennessee college or university. Selection is based on leadership in school and civic activities, motivation for continued higher education, academic achievement in high school and/or college, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: June of each year.

1209 ■ NATIONAL GUARD ASSOCIATION OF TEXAS

Attn: Education Committee
3706 Crawford
P.O. Box 10045
Austin, TX 78766-1045
Tel: (512)454-7300
Free: 800-252-NGAT
Fax: (512)467-6803
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ngat.org/programs/edfound.htm
To provide financial assistance for college or graduate school to members and dependents of members of the National Guard Association of Texas.
Title of Award: National Guard Association of Texas Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specifiedLevel of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: At least 9 each year: 4 to high school seniors (1 at $1,000, 1 at $750, and 2 at $500), 3 to undergraduate students (1 at $1,000, 1 at $750, and 1 at $500), 1 at $500 to a graduate student, and 1 or more at $500 to any academic level. Traditionally, 5 additional scholarships are awarded annually: 2 by the Chief Masters Sergeants, 2 by the Command Sergeants Major, and 1 by the Warrant Officers Association. Funds Available: Stipends are $1,000, $750, or $500 per year. Duration: 1 year (nonrenewable).
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to annual and life members of the association and their spouses and children (associate members and their dependents are not eligible). Applicants must be high school seniors, undergraduate students, or graduate students, either enrolled or planning to enroll in an institution of higher education. Selection is based on scholarship, citizenship, and leadership. Deadline for Receipt: January of each year.

1210 ■ NATIONAL GUARD OFFICERS ASSOCIATION OF FLORIDA

Attn: Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 3446
St. Augustine, FL 32085-3446
Tel: (904)823-0628
Fax: (904)829-2068
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.floridaguard.org/ngoa/scholarships.html
To provide financial assistance for college to members of the Florida National Guard and their families who are also members of either the National Guard Officers Association of Florida (NGOA-FL) or the Enlisted National Guard Association of Florida (ENGAF).
Title of Award: NGOA and ENGA of Florida Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 15 each year. Funds Available: Scholarships are $1,000 for full-time students or $500 for part-time students; funds are paid directly to the recipient's institution. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to active members of the Florida National Guard (enlisted, officer, and warrant officer), their spouses, and children, but preference is given to Guard members. Applicants must be residents of Florida attending a college, university, or vocational/technical school in the state. They must also be a member, spouse of a member, or child of a member of their respective association. Selection is based on academic achievement, civic and moral leadership, character, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year. Additional Information: This program is jointly sponsored by the respective associations.

1211 ■ NATIONAL HEAD START ASSOCIATION

Attn: Scholarships and Awards
1651 Prince Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Tel: (703)739-0875
Fax: (703)739-0878
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nhsa.org/program/program_scholarship.htm
To provide financial assistance for college to students who were in the Head Start program.
Title of Award: Phyllis J. Jones Memorial Scholarships for Head Start Graduates Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 2 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,500. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to former Head Start students who are enrolled or planning to enroll at a 4-year college or university, 2-year community college, or vocational/technical school. Applicants must submit a 200-word statement on their goals and aspirations for furthering their education and the role Head Start has played in their education. Selection is based on that statement (40 points), financial need (30 points), letters of reference or recommendation (20 points), and completeness of information (10 points). Students submit their applications to their local program, which forwards 2 to the state association. Each state association forwards 2 applications to the regional association, which selects 2 for nomination to the national headquarters. Deadline for Receipt: Regional associations must submit applications to national headquarters by December of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 1990.

1212 ■ NATIONAL HEAD START ASSOCIATION

Attn: Scholarships and Awards
1651 Prince Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Tel: (703)739-0875
Fax: (703)739-0878
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nhsa.org/program/program_scholarship.htm
To provide financial assistance for college to Head Start parents.
Title of Award: Ann Phipps Memorial Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 2 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,500. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Head Start parents who are enrolled or planning to enroll at a 4-year college or university, 2-year community college, or vocational/technical school. Applicants must submit a 200-word statement on their personal goals. Selection is based on that statement (40 points), Head Start involvement and community contribution (30 points), letters of reference or recommendation (20 points), and completeness of information (10 points). Parents submit their applications to their local program, which forwards 1 to the state association. Each state association forwards 2 applications to the regional association, which selects 2 for nomination to the national headquarters. Deadline for Receipt: Regional associations must submit applications to national headquarters by December of each year. Additional Information: These scholarships were first awarded in 1979.

1213 ■ NATIONAL HEAD START ASSOCIATION

Attn: Scholarships and Awards
1651 Prince Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Tel: (703)739-0875
Fax: (703)739-0878
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nhsa.org/program/program_scholarship.htm
To provide financial assistance for college to hearing-impaired students who were in the Head Start program.
Title of Award: Curtis Pride Scholarship for the Hearing Impaired 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. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to former Head Start students who have a hearing impairment. Applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll at a 4-year college or university, 2-year community college, or vocational/technical school. They must submit a 200-word statement on their goals and aspirations for furthering their education and the role Head Start has played in their education. Selection is based on that statement (40 points), financial need (30 points), letters of reference or recommendation (20 points), and completeness of information (10 points). Students submit their applications to their local program, which forwards 1 to the state association. Each state association forwards 1 application to the regional association, which selects 1 for nomination to the national headquarters. Deadline for Receipt: Regional associations must submit applications to national headquarters by December of each year.

1214 ■ NATIONAL HEMOPHILIA FOUNDATION

Attn: Department of Finance, Administration & MIS
116 West 32nd Street, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10001-3212
Tel: (212)328-3700
Free: 800-42-HANDI
Fax: (212)328-3777
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.hemophilia.org
To provide financial assistance for college to students with hemophilia.
Title of Award: Kevin Child 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. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school seniors entering their first year of undergraduate study as well as those currently enrolled in college. Applicants must have hemophilia or another bleeding disorder. Selection is based on academic performance, participation in school and community activities, and an essay on their occupational objectives and goals in life. Deadline for Receipt: June of each year. Additional Information: The program was established by the Child family after the death of 21-year old Kevin in 1989. Information is also available from Mary Child Smoot, (203) 968-2776, E-mail: [email protected]

1215 ■ NATIONAL HEMOPHILIA FOUNDATION

Attn: Department of Finance, Administration & MIS
116 West 32nd Street, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10001-3212
Tel: (212)328-3700
Free: 800-42-HANDI
Fax: (212)328-3777
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.hemophilia.org
To provide financial assistance for college or graduate school to women who have a bleeding disorder.
Title of Award: Project Red Flag Academic Scholarship for Women with Bleeding Disorders 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: 2 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,500. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to women who are entering or already enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at a university, college, or accredited vocational school. Applicants must have von Willebrand disease, hemophilia or other clotting factor deficiency, or carrier status. Along with their application, they must submit a 250-word essay that describes their educational and future career plans, including how they intend to use their education to enhance the bleeding disorders community. Financial need is not considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year. Additional Information: The program was established in 2005.

1216 ■ NATIONAL HOOK-UP OF BLACK WOMEN, INC.

Attn: Scholarship Committee
1809 East 71st Street, Suite 205
Chicago, IL 60649
Tel: (773)667-7061
Fax: (773)667-7064
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nhbwinc.com
To provide financial assistance to African American high school and college students who are interested in earning an undergraduate degree.
Title of Award: Arnita Young Boswell Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 5 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Funds are paid directly to the college or university of the recipient's choice. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to African American high school seniors or currently-enrolled college students. They must be attending or preparing to attend an accredited school and have a GPA of 2.75 or higher. They must demonstrate written communication skills by preparing an essay of 300 to 500 words on a topic that changes annually; recently, the topic was "Electing a U.S. President: Should the Electoral College Process Remain a Component of the Election Procedure?" Selection is based on academic record, financial need, community service, concern for the African American family, and a desire to complete a college degree. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year.

1217 ■ NATIONAL HOUSING ENDOWMENT

1201 15th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20005
Tel: (202)266-8483
Free: 800-368-5242
Fax: (202)266-8177
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nationalhousingendowment.com/Scholarships.htm
To provide financial assistance to undergraduate and graduate students interested in preparing for a career in the residential construction industry.
Title of Award: Lee S. Evans Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Construction Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 12 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: Stipends range from $2,000 to $5,000. Funds are made payable to the recipient and sent to the recipient's school. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to full-time undergraduate and graduate students who have at least 1 full academic year of course work remaining and are able to demonstrate an interest in obtaining employment in the residential construction industry upon graduation. Preference is given to students who are current members (or will be members in the upcoming semester) of a student chapter of the National Association of Home Builders and to students enrolled in a 4-year program emphasizing construction management. Applicants must submit an essay on an issue faced by the housing industry and their recommendations for resolving it. Selection is based on financial need, career goals, academic achievement, employment history, extracurricular activities, and letters of recommendation. Deadline for Receipt: November of each year. Additional Information: The National Housing Endowment is the philanthropic arm of the National Association of Home Builders. This scholarship was established in 1990.

1218 ■ NATIONAL HOUSING ENDOWMENT

1201 15th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20005
Tel: (202)266-8483
Free: 800-368-5242
Fax: (202)266-8177
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nationalhousingendowment.com/Scholarships.htm
To provide financial assistance to undergraduate and graduate students interested in preparing for a career in the housing construction industry.
Title of Award: Herman J. Smith Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Construction; Finance Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 18 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000. Funds are made payable to the recipient and sent to the recipient's school. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed if the recipient continues to demonstrate academic progress and financial need.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to full-time undergraduate and graduate students who have at least 1 full academic year of course work remaining and are able to demonstrate an interest in obtaining employment in the construction industry, mortgage finance, or a construction-related field upon graduation. Preference is given to 1) applicants who are residents of Texas or attending an institution in Texas; 2) students who are current members (or will be members in the upcoming semester) of a student chapter of the National Association of Home Builders; and 3) junior and seniors. Applicants must submit an essay on their previous experience (vocational and academic) and their aspirations and potential as a professional in the construction industry. Selection is based on financial need, career goals, academic achievement, employment history, extracurricular activities, and letters of recommendation. Finalists are interviewed by the board of directors of the Builder's Association of Fort Worth and Tarrant County Education Foundation. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: The National Housing Endowment is the philanthropic arm of the National Association of Home Builders.

1219 ■ NATIONAL HUGUENOT SOCIETY

Attn: Executive Director
9033 Lyndale Avenue South, Suite 108
Bloomington, MN 55420-3535
Tel: (952)885-9776
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://huguenot.netnation.com/general/scholarship.htm
To provide financial assistance for college or graduate school to members of the National Huguenot Society.
Title of Award: National Huguenot Society Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College, Graduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $5,000. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to students at accredited colleges, universities, and graduate schools who have completed at least 2 years of college with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Applicants must be a regular member of the National Huguenot Society which requires that they 1) be at least 18 years of age; 2) adhere to the Huguenot principles of faith and liberty; 3) be a member of the Protestant faith; and 4) be lineally descended from a Huguenot who either emigrated from France to North America or another country between 1520 and 1787 or remained in France. Their program of study must have included at least 2 semesters of history, including a history of religion. Along with their application, they may submit a short statement on their scholastic achievements and goals and how a scholarship would be advantageous to them. Financial need is not considered in the selection process. Additional Information: Information is also available from Richard Dana Smith, Sr., Huguenot Scholarship Awards, 647 Brintons Bridge Road, West Chester, PA 19382.

1220 ■ NATIONAL INDEPENDENT AUTOMOBILE DEALERS ASSOCIATION

Attn: Selection Committee
2521 Brown Boulevard, Suite 100
Arlington, TX 76006-5203
Tel: (817)640-3838
Free: 800-682-3837
Fax: (817)649-5866
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.niada.com
To provide financial assistance for college to children of members of the National Independent Automobile Dealers Association (NIADA).
Title of Award: National Independent Automobile Dealers Association Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 4 each year: 1 in each region. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,500. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school seniors who are the children or grandchildren of association members in good standing. Applicants must have excellent high school records and must demonstrate an aptitude for college work. Financial need is not considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: January of each year.

1221 ■ NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH BLACK SCIENTISTS ASSOCIATION

Attn: Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 2262
Kensington, MD 20891-2262
Web Site: http://bsa.od.nih.gov
To provide financial assistance to underrepresented minority high school seniors from Washington, D.C. who plan to study science in college.
Title of Award: Cheryl Torrence-Campbell Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Science Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 2 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to seniors graduating from public and private high schools in the District of Columbia who are members of ethnic or racial groups underrepresented in the field of biomedical research. Applicants must have been accepted into an accredited college or university to major in the sciences. They must submit a 1-page essay on why they have chosen to major in science in college. Preference is given to students who are financially disadvantaged. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year.

1222 ■ NATIONAL KIDNEY FOUNDATION OF ARKANSAS

No. 1 Lile Court, Suite 201
P.O. Box 453
Little Rock, AR 72203
Tel: (501)664-4343
Free: 800-254-2277
Fax: (501)664-7145
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.kidneyar.org
To provide financial assistance for college to kidney patients in Arkansas.
Title of Award: National Kidney Foundation of Arkansas Academic Awards 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 residents of Arkansas who are on dialysis or are kidney transplant recipients. Applicants must be attending or planning to attend a postsecondary school. Selection is based primarily on financial need.

1223 ■ NATIONAL KIDNEY FOUNDATION OF INDIANA, INC.

Attn: Program Coordinator
911 East 86th Street, Suite 100
Indianapolis, IN 46204-1840
Tel: (317)722-5640
Free: 800-382-9971
Fax: (317)722-5650
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.kidneyindiana.org
To provide financial assistance to kidney patients in Indiana who are interested in pursuing higher education in an academic or monitored occupational setting.
Title of Award: Larry Smock Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Several each year. Funds Available: The amount awarded depends upon the needs of the recipient. Funds are paid directly to the recipient's school. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.
Eligibility Requirements: Eligible to apply for this award are Indiana residents who have at least a high school diploma or its equivalent and who have received a kidney transplant or are on dialysis. Applicants must be interested in attending college, trade school, or vocational school to work on an academic or occupational degree. Finalists are interviewed. Letters of reference (not from the applicant's family) are required. Financial need is considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This fund was established in 1992.

1224 ■ NATIONAL KIDNEY FOUNDATION OF MAINE

Attn: Scholarship Committee
630 Congress Street
P.O. Box 1134
Portland, ME 04104
Tel: (207)772-7270
Free: 800-639-7220
Fax: (207)772-4202
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.kidneyme.org
To provide financial assistance for college to kidney patients and their families in Maine.
Title of Award: National Kidney Foundation of Maine 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: A stipend is awarded (amount not specified). Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of Maine who are kidney patients (dialysis patients, kidney transplant recipients, or newly diagnosed patients who are in early intervention programs) or immediately family members of patients. Applicants must be attending or planning to attend an accredited college or university. Along with their application, they must submit documentation of financial need and brief essays on their educational goals and how kidney disease has impacted their life. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year.

1225 ■ NATIONAL LATINA ALLIANCE

633 West Fifth Street, Suite 1150
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Tel: (323)980-7992
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nationallatinaalliance.org/ScholProg.htm
To provide financial assistance for college or other career education to Latinas.
Title of Award: National Latina Alliance Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 17 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: Stipends range from $500 to $1,000, depending on the need of the recipient. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Latinas who are 1) graduating high school seniors; 2) currently enrolled in a college or university; 3) returning to school after an absence of at least 2 years; or 4) preparing for a non-traditional career (e.g., chef, artist, entrepreneur, nurse). Applicants must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher and be able to document financial need. They must submit a 1-page essay on the question, "As a Latina, what do you think is important for the success of the community?" Reentry applicants must also provide a 1-page essay discussing their reason for withdrawing from school. Non-traditional career students must provide documentation regarding their career. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: Information is also available from Gloria Michel, Education Committee Chair, c/o Guerra & Associates, 1100 South Flower Street, Suite 2100, Los Angeles, CA 90015.

1226 ■ NATIONAL MILITARY FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.

Attn: Spouse Scholarship Program
2500 North Van Dorn Street, Suite 102
Alexandria, VA 22302-1601
Tel: (703)931-NMFA
Free: 800-260-0218
Fax: (703)931-4600
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nmfa.org
To provide financial assistance for college or graduate school to spouses of active and retired uniformed services personnel.
Title of Award: Joanne Holbrook Patton Military Spouse Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 25 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Funds are paid directly to the educational institution to be used for tuition, fees, books, and school room and board. Duration: 1 year; recipients may reapply.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to the spouses of uniformed services personnel (active, retired, Reserve, Guard, or survivor). Applicants must be attending or planning to attend an accredited postsecondary institution to work on a professional certificate or undergraduate or graduate degree. Selection is based on an essay question, community involvement, and academic achievement. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: This program began in 2004. It is currently sponsored by General Dynamics. Applications must be submitted online.

1227 ■ NATIONAL MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SOCIETY

Attn: Scholarship Fund
700 Broadway, Suite 810
Denver, CO 80203
Tel: (303)813-6664
Free: 800-FIGHT-MS
Fax: (212)986-7981
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nationalmssociety.org/Research-otherawards.asp
To provide financial assistance for college to students who have Multiple Sclerosis (MS) or are the children of people with MS.
Title of Award: National MS Society Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 88 of these scholarships, worth $207,000, were awarded. Funds Available: Stipends range from $1,000 to $3,000. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to 1) high school seniors who have MS and will be attending an accredited postsecondary school for the first time; 2) high school seniors who are the children of people with MS and will be attending an accredited postsecondary school for the first time; and 3) high school (or GED) graduates of any age who have MS and will be attending an accredited postsecondary school for the first time. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents who plan to enroll in an undergraduate course of study at an accredited 2- or 4-year college, university, or vocational/technical school in the United States to work on a degree, license, or certificate. Selection is based on academic record, leadership and participation in school or community activities; work experience, a statement of educational and career goals, an outside appraisal, unusual personal or family circumstances, an essay on the impact of MS on their life, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: February 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, ext 471, Fax: (507) 931-9168, E-mail: [email protected]

1228 ■ NATIONAL NAVAL OFFICERS ASSOCIATION-WASHINGTON, D.C. CHAPTER

Attn: Scholarship Program
2701 Park Center Drive, B704
Alexandria, VA 22302
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.dcnnoa.org
To provide financial assistance to minority high school seniors from the Washington, D.C. area.
Title of Award: Ester Boone Memorial Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 4 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000 per year. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to minority seniors at high schools in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area who plan to enroll full time at an accredited 2-year or 4-year college or university. Applicants must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Selection is based on academic achievement, community involvement, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: Recipients are not required to join or affiliate with the military in any way.

1229 ■ NATIONAL NAVAL OFFICERS ASSOCIATION-WASHINGTON, D.C. CHAPTER

Attn: Scholarship Program
2701 Park Center Drive, B704
Alexandria, VA 22302
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.dcnnoa.org
To provide financial assistance to minority high school seniors from the Washington, D.C. area.
Title of Award: Capstone Corporation Scholarship Award Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000 per year. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to minority seniors at high schools in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area who plan to enroll full time at an accredited 2-year or 4-year college or university. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status is required. Selection is based on academic achievement, community involvement, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: Recipients are not required to join or affiliate with the military in any way. This program is supported by Capstone Corporation, a minority-owned business incorporated in 1986 by former active-duty Navy officers.

1230 ■ NATIONAL NAVAL OFFICERS ASSOCIATION-WASHINGTON, D.C. CHAPTER

Attn: Scholarship Program
2701 Park Center Drive, B704
Alexandria, VA 22302
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.dcnnoa.org
To provide financial assistance for college to African American high school seniors from the Washington, D.C. area.
Title of Award: Vice Admiral Samuel L. Gravely, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000 per year. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to African American seniors at high schools in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area who plan to enroll full time at an accredited 2-year or 4-year college or university. Applicants must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher and be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Selection is based on academic achievement, community involvement, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

1231 ■ NATIONAL NAVAL OFFICERS ASSOCIATION-WASHINGTON, D.C. CHAPTER

Attn: Scholarship Program
2701 Park Center Drive, B704
Alexandria, VA 22302
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.dcnnoa.org
To provide financial assistance to minority high school seniors from the Washington, D.C. area.
Title of Award: Madison/Davis Scholarship Award Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000 per year. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to minority seniors at high schools in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area who plan to enroll full time at an accredited 2-year or 4-year college or university. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Selection is based on academic achievement, community involvement, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: Recipients are not required to join or affiliate with the military in any way.

1232 ■ NATIONAL NAVAL OFFICERS ASSOCIATION-WASHINGTON, D.C. CHAPTER

Attn: Scholarship Program
2701 Park Center Drive, B704
Alexandria, VA 22302
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.dcnnoa.org
To provide financial assistance for college to minority high school seniors from the Washington, D.C. area who have participated in Navy or Marine Corps Junior ROTC.
Title of Award: Navy/Marine Corps JROTC Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000 per year. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to minority seniors at high schools in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area who have participated in Navy or Marine Corps JROTC. Applicants must be planning to enroll full time at an accredited 2-year or 4-year college or university. They must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher and be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Selection is based on academic achievement, community involvement, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

1233 ■ NATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR WOMEN-NEW YORK STATE, INC.

Attn: NOW-NYS Foundation, Inc.
800 Main Street, Suite 3B
Niagara Falls, NY 14301
Tel: (716)285-5598
Fax: (716)285-5602
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nownys.org/sgs.html
To provide financial assistance to undergraduate and graduate students in New York.
Title of Award: Shirley U. Graber Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Stipends range from $200 to $2,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to students in New York enrolled at a 2-year or 4-year college or university, graduate school, law school, or other professional graduate program. Applicants must have completed at least 1 course in women's studies. At least 1 award is reserved for a student attending Brooklyn College. Financial need is considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, but they should be submitted from 8 months to 1 year in advance of the semester for which funding is requested.

1234 ■ NATIONAL PANHELLENIC CONFERENCE

Attn: NPC Foundation
8777 Purdue Road, Suite 117
Indianapolis, IN 46268
Tel: (317)872-3185
Fax: (317)872-3192
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.npcwomen.org/foundation/f_scholarships.php
To provide financial assistance to undergraduate women who are members of Greek-letter societies.
Title of Award: NPC Foundation Regional Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 5 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Greek-affiliated women at colleges and universities in the United States. Applicants must provide information on their university committees, activities, and honors received; Panhellenic offices, committees, and honors received; chapter offices, committees, and honors received; and financial need. Scholarships are presented to students in each of 4 regions of the country. Deadline for Receipt: January of each year. Additional Information: This program includes the Mid-American Greek Council Association Scholarship the Northeast Greek Leadership Association Scholarship the Southeastern Panhellenic Conference Scholarship the Western Regional Greek Association Scholarship, awarded respectively in the 4 regions. In addition, the Alpha Phi/Betty Mullins Jones Scholarship is awarded to the highest-ranked applicant from all regions.

1235 ■ NATIONAL PKU NEWS

6869 Woodlawn Avenue, N.E., Suite 116
Seattle, WA 98115-5469
Tel: (206)525-8140
Fax: (206)525-5023
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.pkunews.org
To provide financial assistance for college to students with phenylketonuria (PKU).
Title of Award: Robert Guthrie PKU 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, 2 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: Stipends vary but recently have been $2,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to college-age people with PKU who are on the required diet. Applicants must be accepted to an accredited college or technical school before the scholarship is awarded, but they may apply before acceptance is confirmed. Residents of all countries are eligible to apply. Selection is based on academic achievement and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: October of each year.

1236 ■ NATIONAL SCHOOL BOARDS ASSOCIATION

Attn: National Caucus of Hispanic School Board Members
1680 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-3493
Tel: (703)838-6157
Fax: (703)683-7590
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nsba.org/caucus
To provide financial assistance for college to Hispanic high school seniors.
Title of Award: National Caucus of Hispanic School Board Members Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: 5 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school seniors of Hispanic origin who have been accepted to an accredited 4-year college or university. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and be able to demonstrate financial need. Along with their application, they must submit an autobiographical statement that includes a paragraph about their financial need. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 1999. Funding is provided by Washington Mutual Bank and the Philip Morris Corporation.

1237 ■ NATIONAL TONGAN AMERICAN SOCIETY

2480 South Main Street, Suite 108
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
Tel: (801)467-8712
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.planet-tonga.com/NTAS/scholarship.htm
To provide financial assistance to undergraduate students of Tongan background who live in Utah.
Title of Award: Tu'ipelehake Leadership Scholarship 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 $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of Utah who are of Tongan background and enrolled or planning to enroll as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student. Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. They must be able to demonstrate financial need, leadership abilities, community service, extracurricular activities, and motivation to succeed in school. Deadline for Receipt: January of each year.

1238 ■ NATIVE DAUGHTERS OF THE GOLDEN WEST

543 Baker Street
San Francisco, CA 94117-1405
Tel: (415)563-9091
Free: 800-994-NDGW
Fax: (415)563-5230
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ndgw.org/edu.htm
To provide financial assistance for college to members of the Native Daughters of the Golden West in California and their families.
Title of Award: Native Daughters of the Golden West Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 4 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: A stipend is awarded (amount not specified). Duration: 1 year; may be renewed if the recipient maintains a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members and their children who are attending or planning to attend an accredited university, college, or vocational school in California. Applicants must have been born in the state. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: Information is also available from Pat Riley, Education and Scholarship Chair, 527 29th Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94403. This program includes the Annie L. Adair Scholarship and the Sue J. Irwin Scholarship. Requests for applications must be accompanied by a self-addressed envelope.

1239 ■ NAVAL ACADEMY WOMEN'S CLUB

Attn: Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 826
Annapolis, MD 21404-0826
Tel: (410)266-7306
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.usna.edu/WomensClub/nawcscholarship.html
To provide financial assistance for college to the family members of armed forces personnel or others associated with the U.S. Naval Academy.
Title of Award: Naval Academy Women's Club Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: A stipend is awarded (amount not specified). Duration: 1 year; may be renewed for 3 additional years.
Eligibility Requirements: Eligible to apply for these scholarships are 1) dependents under 23 years of age of active-duty, retired, or deceased armed services personnel (Navy, Marine, Air Force, Army, Coast Guard) who are or have been stationed under permanent orders at the United States Naval Academy complex; 2) dependent under 23 years of age of civilian staff or faculty members who are presently employed, retired, or deceased after employment at the Naval Academy complex for at least 3 consecutive years; 3) children under 23 years of age of current board members of the Naval Academy Women's Club (NAWC); and 4) current regular and board members of the NAWC for at least 1 year. Applicants must be in their senior year at (or have graduated from) an accredited high school and must be applying to or attending as a full-time student an accredited 2-year or 4-year college or university, visual or performing arts school, or vocational/technical school. Along with their application, they must submit an essay of 500 to 1,000 words on a topic that changes annually; recently, applicants were invited to identify 4 virtues for themselves and explain what they are and why. Financial need is not considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year.

1240 ■ NAVAL ENLISTED RESERVE ASSOCIATION

Attn: National Headquarters
6703 Farragut Avenue
Falls Church, VA 22042-2189
Tel: (703)534-1329
Free: 800-776-9020
Fax: (703)534-3617
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nera.org
To provide financial assistance for college to enlisted members of the sea service Reserves and their families.
Title of Award: Naval Enlisted Reserve Association Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 4 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,500. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to drilling Reservists of the Navy, Marines, and Coast Guard who are in a satisfactory participation status, including Training and Administration of Reserves (TAR) personnel, Canvasser Recruiters (CANREC), and U.S. Navy personnel assigned to a Naval Reserve Activity (NRA). Their dependents and grandchildren are also eligible. Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited college or university. They must submit proof of enrollment, a copy of their military identification card, and a 1-page essay on "What a strong Naval Reserve means to me." Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: This program is funded in part by USAA Insurance Corporation. Information is also available from Bill Norris, Scholarship Chair, P.O. Box 9193, Mobile, AL 36691-0193, (251) 473-6242, E-mail: [email protected]

1241 ■ NAVAL ENLISTED RESERVE ASSOCIATION

Attn: National Headquarters
6703 Farragut Avenue
Falls Church, VA 22042-2189
Tel: (703)534-1329
Free: 800-776-9020
Fax: (703)534-3617
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nera.org
To provide financial assistance for college to children and grandchildren of members of the Naval Enlisted Reserve Association (NERA).
Title of Award: NERA Dependent Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,500. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to children and grandchildren of association members who are graduating seniors or currently enrolled in college and have a GPA of 2.8 or higher. Applicants must submit proof of enrollment in or acceptance to an accredited college or university, a copy of their military identification card, and a 1-page essay on "What a strong Naval Reserve means to me." Deadline for Receipt: May of each year.

1242 ■ NAVAL ENLISTED RESERVE ASSOCIATION

Attn: National Headquarters
6703 Farragut Avenue
Falls Church, VA 22042-2189
Tel: (703)534-1329
Free: 800-776-9020
Fax: (703)534-3617
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nera.org
To provide financial assistance for college to sea service enlisted Reservists who are also members of the Naval Enlisted Reserve Association (NERA).
Title of Award: NERA Member 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: 2 each year: 1 at $3,000 and 1 at $2,500. Funds Available: Stipends are $3,000 or $2,500. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to drilling Reservists of the Coast Guard, Navy, and Marines who are members of the association. Applicants must be attending an accredited college or university offering a 4-year program leading to a bachelor's degree. They must submit proof of enrollment, a copy of their military identification card, and a 1-page essay on "What a strong Naval Reserve means to me." Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: Information is also available from Bill Norris, Scholarship Chair, P.O. Box 9193, Mobile, AL 36691-0193, (251) 473-6242, E-mail: [email protected]

1243 ■ NAVAL HELICOPTER ASSOCIATION

Attn: Scholarship Fund
P.O. Box 180578
Coronado, CA 92178-0578
Tel: (619)435-7139
Fax: (619)435-7354
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.navalhelicopterassn.org/scholar/scholar.htm
To provide financial assistance for full-time undergraduate study to students in the United States.
Title of Award: Naval Helicopter Association Undergraduate Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 7 each year: 2 at $3,000 (the named scholarships) and 5 at $1,500. Funds Available: Stipends are $3,000 or $1,500 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed if the recipient maintains at least a 2.75 GPA.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to U.S. citizens, regardless of race, religion, age, or gender, who are seniors in high school or currently enrolled in or accepted at an accredited college or university in the United States in an undergraduate program. Selection is based on academic proficiency, scholastic achievements and awards, extracurricular activities, employment history, letters of recommendation, and a personal statement on educational plans and future goals. Deadline for Receipt: November of each year. Additional Information: This program includes the Sikorsky Scholarship (sponsored by Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation) and DPA's Thousand Points of Light Award (sponsored by D.P. Associates Inc. and L3 Communications). Recipients must enroll full time.

1244 ■ NAVAL OFFICERS' WIVES' CLUB OF WASHINGTON, D.C.

Attn: Celia Jacoby Scholarship Chair
3214 Juniper Lane
Falls Church, VA 22044
E-mail: [email protected]
To provide financial assistance for college to the children of naval personnel and veterans in Naval District Washington.
Title of Award: Naval Officers' Wives' Club of Washington, D.C. 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: several at $2,000 and 2 at $1,000. Funds Available: Stipends are $2,000 or $1,000. Funds may be used only for tuition. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to dependent children of U.S. Navy service members who are 1) residing and on active duty serving in a command within the boundaries of Naval District Washington; 2) residing, are retired, and had served in a command in Naval District Washington; or 3) deceased and had served in a command in Naval District Washington. Applicants must be high school seniors at an accredited high school in Naval District Washington, U.S. citizens, and planning to attend an accredited 2- or 4-year undergraduate college or university, visual or performing arts school, or vocational/technical school as a full-time student. Along with their application, they must submit essays that describe 1) any personal accomplishment or challenges they have met in their high school years (e.g., Navy moves, physical handicaps, or learning disabilities); 2) how being a Navy dependent has affected their life; and 3) their personal ambitions and goals. Selection is based on academic achievement, involvement in extracurricular activities, and community service. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: Naval District Washington covers the District of Columbia; the Maryland counties of Calvert, Charles, Montgomery, Prince George's, and St. Mary's; and the Virginia counties of Arlington, Fairfax, Fauquier, King George, Loudoun, Prince William, and Stafford (plus the independent cities within their boundaries). The $1,000 scholarships are sponsored by the First Command Educational Foundation of First Command Financial Services, Inc.

1245 ■ NAVAL SEA CADET CORPS

Attn: Executive Director
2300 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22201-3308
Tel: (703)243-6910
Fax: (703)243-3985
Web Site: http://www.seacadets.org
To provide financial assistance to Naval Sea Cadet Corps cadets and former cadets who are interested in continuing their education at an accredited 4-year college/university.
Title of Award: Lewis A. Kingsley Foundation 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: 5 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to cadets and former cadets who are interested in continuing their education at an accredited 4-year college or university. They must have been a member of the corps for at least 2 years, have attained a minimum rating of NSCC E-3, be recommended by their commanding officer or other official, have earned at least a 3.0 GPA, and have been accepted by an accredited college or university. Applicants may submit financial need statements. All other factors being equal, these statements may be considered in determining award recipients. Applicants who have received full scholarships from other sources (e.g., ROTC) will be considered for this award only if there are no other qualified applicants. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year. Additional Information: Cadets are also eligible to apply for scholarships sponsored by the Navy League of the United States.

1246 ■ NAVAL SEA CADET CORPS

Attn: Executive Director
2300 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22201-3308
Tel: (703)243-6910
Fax: (703)243-3985
Web Site: http://www.seacadets.org
To provide financial assistance to Naval Sea Cadet Corps cadets and former cadets who are interested in continuing their education at an accredited 4-year college/university.
Title of Award: NLUS Stockholm 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 every 4 years. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000 per year. Duration: Up to 4 years.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to cadets and former cadets who are interested in continuing their education at an accredited 4-year college or university. They must have been a member of the corps for at least 2 years, have a minimum rating of NSCC E-3, be recommended by their commanding officer or other official, have earned at least a 3.0 GPA, and have been accepted by an accredited college or university. Applicants may submit financial need statements. All other factors being equal, these statements may be considered in determining award recipients. Applicants who have received full scholarships from other sources (e.g., ROTC) will be considered for this award only if there are no other qualified applicants. Deadline for Receipt: May of the competition year. Additional Information: This program was established by the Navy League of the United States (NLUS) through a bequest by Carl G. Stockholm, a past national president, to provide financial assistance to a selected cadet. This assistance is provided for up to 4 years and, during that time, no other Stockholm Scholarships are awarded; there can be only 1 designated "Stockholm Scholar" at any 1 time.

1247 ■ NAVAL SEA CADET CORPS

Attn: Executive Director
2300 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22201-3308
Tel: (703)243-6910
Fax: (703)243-3985
Web Site: http://www.seacadets.org
To provide financial assistance to Naval Sea Cadet Corps cadets and former cadets who are interested in continuing their education at an accredited 4-year college/university.
Title of Award: NSCC Board of Directors 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 $1,500. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to cadets and former cadets who are interested in continuing their education at an accredited 4-year college or university. They must have been a member of the corps for at least 2 years, have a minimum rating of NSCC E-3, be recommended by their commanding officer or other official, have earned at least a 3.0 GPA, and have been accepted by an accredited college or university. Applicants may submit financial need statements. All other factors being equal, these statements may be considered in determining award recipients. Applicants who have received full scholarships from other sources (e.g., ROTC) will be considered for this award only if there are no other qualified applicants. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year. Additional Information: Cadets are also eligible to apply for scholarships sponsored by the Navy League of the United States.

1248 ■ NAVAL SEA CADET CORPS

Attn: Executive Director
2300 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22201-3308
Tel: (703)243-6910
Fax: (703)243-3985
Web Site: http://www.seacadets.org
To provide financial assistance to Naval Sea Cadet Corps cadets and former cadets who are interested in continuing their education at an accredited 4-year college/university.
Title of Award: NSCC Named 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: Varies each year. Funds Available: Stipends depend on the availability of funds; recently, they ranged up to $2,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to cadets and former cadets who are interested in continuing their education at an accredited 4-year college or university. They must have been a member of the corps for at least 2 years, have a minimum rating of NSCC E-3, be recommended by their commanding officer or other official, have earned at least a 3.0 GPA, and have been accepted by an accredited college or university. Applicants may submit financial need statements. All other factors being equal, these statements may be considered in determining award recipients. Applicants who have received full scholarships from other sources (e.g., ROTC) will be considered for this award only if there are no other qualified applicants. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year. Additional Information: Cadets are also eligible to apply for scholarships sponsored by the Navy League of the United States.

1249 ■ NAVAL SEA CADET CORPS

Attn: Executive Director
2300 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22201-3308
Tel: (703)243-6910
Fax: (703)243-3985
Web Site: http://www.seacadets.org
To provide financial assistance to Naval Sea Cadet Corps cadets and former cadets who are interested in continuing their education at an accredited 4-year college/university.
Title of Award: NSCC 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: 2 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to cadets and former cadets who are interested in continuing their education at an accredited 4-year college or university. They must have been a member of the corps for at least 2 years, have a minimum rating of NSCC E-3, be recommended by their commanding officer or other official, have earned at least a 3.0 GPA, and have been accepted by an accredited college or university. Applicants may submit financial need statements. All other factors being equal, these statements may be considered in determining award recipients. Applicants who have received full scholarships from other sources (e.g., ROTC) will be considered for this award only if there are no other qualified applicants. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year. Additional Information: Cadets are also eligible to apply for scholarships sponsored by the Navy League of the United States.

1250 ■ NAVAL SPECIAL WARFARE FOUNDATION

Attn: Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 5965
Virginia Beach, VA 23471
Tel: (757)363-7490
Fax: (757)363-7491
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nswfoundation.org
To provide financial assistance for college to Navy personnel serving on active duty in the SEALS and their families.
Title of Award: Agron SEAL Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000 per year. Duration: Up to 4 years, provided the recipient maintains a GPA of 3.2 or higher.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to active-duty SEALs, their current spouses, and immediate children. Applicants must be high school seniors or current college students working on or planning to work on an associate or bachelor's degree. Selection is based on academic merit, extracurricular and community activities, and contributions made within the SEAL community. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year.

1251 ■ NAVAL SPECIAL WARFARE FOUNDATION

Attn: Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 5965
Virginia Beach, VA 23471
Tel: (757)363-7490
Fax: (757)363-7491
E-mail: [email protected]nswfoundation.org
Web Site: http://www.nswfoundation.org
To provide financial assistance for college to dependents of military personnel serving on active duty in Naval Special Warfare (NSW) commands.
Title of Award: Naval Special Warfare Scholarships for Spouses and Children Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: A stipend is awarded (amount not specified). Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to the dependent spouses and children of active-duty SEALs or Special Warfare Combatant crewmen (SWCC) and other active-duty military personnel serving in NSW commands. Family members of a SEAL or SWCC who died in service to the country are also eligible. Applicants must be entering or continuing in college with the goal of working on an associate or bachelor's degree. Selection is based on merit and academic potential, judged by scholastic achievement and a written essay. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year.

1252 ■ NAVAL SPECIAL WARFARE FOUNDATION

Attn: Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 5965
Virginia Beach, VA 23471
Tel: (757)363-7490
Fax: (757)363-7491
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nswfoundation.org
To provide financial assistance for college to children of members of the UDT-SEAL Association.
Title of Award: Had Richards UDT-SEAL Memorial Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to children of members who are single, under 22 years of age, and a dependent of a sponsoring member of the association. Sponsors must be serving or have served in the armed forces and the Naval Special Warfare Community, been an association member for the last 4 consecutive years, and paid their dues for the current year. Applicants may be high school seniors, high school graduates, or undergraduate students; preference is given to high school seniors. Selection is based on a written essay, academic achievement, and extracurricular involvement. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: Membership in the association is open to all officers and enlisted personnel of the armed forces (active, retired, discharged, or separated) who have served with a Navy Combat Demolition Unit (NCDU), Underwater Demolition Team (UDT), or SEAL Team.

1253 ■ NAVAL SPECIAL WARFARE FOUNDATION

Attn: Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 5965
Virginia Beach, VA 23471
Tel: (757)363-7490
Fax: (757)363-7491
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nswfoundation.org
To provide financial assistance for college to children of members of the UDT-SEAL Association.
Title of Award: UDT-SEAL Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: A stipend is awarded (amount not specified). Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to children of members who are single, under 22 years of age, and a dependent of a sponsoring member of the association. Sponsors must be serving or have served in the armed forces and the Naval Special Warfare Community, have been an association member for the last 4 consecutive years, and have paid their dues for the current year. Applicants may be high school seniors, high school graduates, or undergraduate students; preference is given to high school seniors. Along with their application, they must submit an essay, up to 2 pages in length, on a topic that changes annually; recently, the topic involved homeland security in the wake of the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, and its relationship to personal freedoms guaranteed by the Constitution. Selection is based on the essay, academic achievement, and extracurricular activities. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: Membership in the association is open to all officers and enlisted personnel of the armed forces (active, retired, discharged, or separated) who have served with a Navy Combat Demolition Unit (NCDU), Underwater Demolition Team (UDT), or SEAL Team.

1254 ■ NAVY COUNSELOR ASSOCIATION

Attn: National Headquarters
P.O. Box 15023
Norfolk, VA 23511-0023
Web Site: http://www.usnca.org/scholarships.htm
To provide financial assistance for college to the dependent children of members of the Navy Counselor Association (NCA).
Title of Award: Navy Counselor Association Educational Scholarship Fund Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Recently, 3 of these scholarships were awarded: 1 at $2,500, 1 at $2,000, and 1 at $1,500. Funds Available: Stipends are $2,500, $2,000, or $1,500. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed 1 additional year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to the dependent children of active-duty, retired, and deceased NCA members. Applicants must be between 17 and 23 years of age with proof of enrollment, acceptance, or certified intention to attend an accredited college, university, or vocational/technical school. Along with their application they must submit a 500-word essay on their educational and post-educational goals, and how those goals will benefit them and the community. Selection is based on the essay, academics, civic involvement, extracurricular activities, and goals. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: This scholarship is offered by the NCA with funds established from membership dues. More information on this program can also be obtained from the NCA at the parent's current duty station (or last duty station, if deceased).

1255 ■ NAVY LEAGUE OF THE UNITED STATES

Attn: Scholarships
2300 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22201-3308
Tel: (703)528-1775
Free: 800-356-5760
Fax: (703)528-2333
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.navyleague.org/scholarship
To provide financial assistance for college to spouses and dependent children of naval personnel in Alaska.
Title of Award: Alaska Sea Services Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: Up to 4 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000 per year; funds are paid directly to the academic institution for tuition, books, and fees. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed 1 additional year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to the spouses and dependent children of active duty, inactive duty, and retired (with or without pay) members of the regular and Reserve Navy, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard who are residents of Alaska. Applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll full time at an accredited 4-year college or university to work on an undergraduate degree. Selection is based on academic proficiency, character, leadership ability, community involvement, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year.

1256 ■ NAVY LEAGUE OF THE UNITED STATES

Attn: Scholarships
2300 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22201-3308
Tel: (703)528-1775
Free: 800-356-5760
Fax: (703)528-2333
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.navyleague.org/scholarship
To provide financial assistance for college to dependent children of sea service personnel, especially Native Americans.
Title of Award: Jewell Hilton Bonner Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,500 per year. Duration: 4 years, provided the recipient maintains a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to U.S. citizens who are 1) dependents or direct descendants of an active, Reserve, retired, or honorably discharged member of the U.S. sea service (including the Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, or Merchant Marines), or 2) currently an active member of the Naval Sea Cadet Corps. Applicants must be entering their freshman year of college. Along with their application, they must submit transcripts, 2 letters of recommendation, SAT/ACT scores, documentation of financial need, proof of qualifying sea service duty, and a 1-page personal statement on why they should be considered for this scholarship. Preference is given to applicants of Native American heritage. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year.

1257 ■ NAVY LEAGUE OF THE UNITED STATES

Attn: Scholarships
2300 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22201-3308
Tel: (703)528-1775
Free: 800-356-5760
Fax: (703)528-2333
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.navyleague.org/scholarship
To provide financial assistance for college to dependent children of sea service personnel.
Title of Award: Navy League Foundation Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Approximately 5 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,500 per year. Duration: 4 years, provided the recipient maintains a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to U.S. citizens who are 1) dependents or direct descendants of an active, Reserve, retired, or honorably discharged member of the U.S. sea service (including the Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, or Merchant Marines), or 2) currently an active member of the Naval Sea Cadet Corps. Applicants must be entering their freshman year of college. Along with their application, they must submit transcripts, 2 letters of recommendation, SAT/ACT scores, documentation of financial need, proof of qualifying sea service duty, and a 1-page personal statement on why they should be considered for this scholarship. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This program includes the following named awards: the John G. Brokaw Scholarship, the Jack and Eileen Anderson Scholarship, the Anne E. Clark Foundation Scholarship, the Harold E. Wirth Scholarship, the Albert Levinson Scholarship, the CAPT Earnest G. "Scotty" and Renee Campbell, USN (Ret.) Scholarship, the CAPT Winifred Quick Collins, USN (Ret.) Scholarship, the John "Jack" Schiff Scholarship, and the Wesley C. Cameron Scholarship. Requests for applications must be accompanied by a stamped self-addressed envelope.

1258 ■ NAVY LEAGUE OF THE UNITED STATES

Attn: Scholarships
2300 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22201-3308
Tel: (703)528-1775
Free: 800-356-5760
Fax: (703)528-2333
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.navyleague.org/scholarship
To provide financial assistance for college to dependent children of sea service personnel or veterans who were attached to U.S. Naval Facility commands in the Philippines during specified times.
Title of Award: Subic Bay-Cubi Point Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,500 per year. Duration: 4 years, provided the recipient maintains a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to U.S. citizens who are 1) dependents or direct descendants of an active, Reserve, retired, or honorably discharged member of the U.S. sea service (including the Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, or Merchant Marines), or 2) currently an active member of the Naval Sea Cadet Corps. Applicants must be entering their freshman year of college. Along with their application, they must submit transcripts, 2 letters of recommendation, SAT/ACT scores, documentation of financial need, proof of qualifying sea service duty, and a 1-page personal statement on why they should be considered for this scholarship. Preference is given to dependents of sea service personnel who were permanently attached to the U.S. Naval Facility commands at Subic Bay, Cubi Point, or San Miguel in the Philippines between January 1980 and December 1992. There is no citizenship restriction for this scholarship. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year.

1259 ■ NAVY LEAGUE OF THE UNITED STATES

Attn: Scholarships
2300 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22201-3308
Tel: (703)528-1775
Free: 800-356-5760
Fax: (703)528-2333
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.navyleague.org/scholarship
To provide financial assistance for college to dependent children of sea service personnel and veterans, especially those who reside in the San Diego, California area.
Title of Award: RADM William A. Sullivan, USN (Ret.) Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,500 per year. Duration: 4 years, provided the recipient maintains a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to U.S. citizens who are 1) dependents or direct descendants of an active, Reserve, retired, or honorably discharged member of the U.S. sea service (including the Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, or Merchant Marines), or 2) currently an active member of the Naval Sea Cadet Corps. Applicants must be entering their freshman year of college. Along with their application, they must submit transcripts, 2 letters of recommendation, SAT/ACT scores, documentation of financial need, proof of qualifying sea service duty, and a 1-page personal statement on why they should be considered for this scholarship. Preference is given to applicants who reside in or near the San Diego, California area. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year.

1260 ■ NAVY LEAGUE OF THE UNITED STATES

Attn: Scholarships
2300 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22201-3308
Tel: (703)528-1775
Free: 800-356-5760
Fax: (703)528-2333
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.navyleague.org/scholarship
To provide financial assistance for college to dependent children of sea service personnel or veterans, especially those who served on the USS Mahan.
Title of Award: USS Mahan Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,500 per year. Duration: 4 years, provided the recipient maintains a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to U.S. citizens who are 1) dependents or direct descendants of an active, Reserve, retired, or honorably discharged member of the U.S. sea service (including the Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, or Merchant Marines), or 2) currently an active member of the Naval Sea Cadet Corps. Applicants must be entering their freshman year of college. Along with their application, they must submit transcripts, 2 letters of recommendation, SAT/ACT scores, documentation of financial need, proof of qualifying sea service duty, and a 1-page personal statement on why they should be considered for this scholarship. Preference is given to direct descendants of sea service personnel who served on the USS Mahan and to the dependents of sea service personnel who are now serving. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year.

1261 ■ NAVY-MARINE CORPS RELIEF SOCIETY

Attn: Education Division
875 North Randolph Street, Suite 225
Arlington, VA 22203-1977
Tel: (703)696-4960
Fax: (703)696-0144
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nmcrs.org/child-dec.html
To provide financial assistance for college to the children of Navy or Marine Corps personnel who died as a result of disabilities or length of service.
Title of Award: Assistance for Surviving Children of Naval Personnel Deceased after Retirement (CDR) Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Grants up to $4,000 per year are available.
Eligibility Requirements: Eligible for this assistance are the unmarried, dependent children, stepchildren, or legally adopted children under the age of 23 of members of the Navy or Marine Corps who died after retirement due to disability or length of service. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This program is limited to undergraduate studies and vocational training.

1262 ■ NAVY-MARINE CORPS RELIEF SOCIETY

Attn: Education Division
875 North Randolph Street, Suite 225
Arlington, VA 22203-1977
Tel: (703)696-4960
Fax: (703)696-0144
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nmcrs.org/child-dec.html
To provide financial assistance for college to the children of deceased Navy or Marine Corps personnel.
Title of Award: Assistance for Surviving Children of Naval Personnel Deceased While on Active Duty (CDAD) Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Grants up to $4,000 per year are available.
Eligibility Requirements: Eligible for this assistance are the unmarried, dependent children, stepchildren, or legally adopted children under the age of 23 of members of the Navy or Marine Corps who died while on active duty. Applicants must possess a current valid dependents' Uniformed Services Identification and Privilege Card. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This program is limited to undergraduate studies and vocational training.

1263 ■ NAVY-MARINE CORPS RELIEF SOCIETY

Attn: Education Division
875 North Randolph Street, Suite 225
Arlington, VA 22203-1977
Tel: (703)696-4960
Fax: (703)696-0144
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nmcrs.org/boorda.html
To provide supplemental assistance to Navy or Marine Corps personnel selected for or enrolled in enlisted commissioning programs.
Title of Award: Admiral Mike Boorda 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: Grants up to $2,000 per year are available, depending on need.
Eligibility Requirements: Eligible for this assistance are active-duty members of the Navy or Marine Corps selected for or enrolled in the Marine Enlisted Commissioning Education Program (MECEP) or the Navy's Medical Enlisted Commissioning Program (MECP). Midshipmen who have been released from active duty for immediate assignment to the Naval Reserve Officers' Training Corps (NROTC) are also eligible. Participants in the Navy's Seaman to Admiral-21 program are not eligible. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: This program is limited to undergraduate studies.

1264 ■ NAVY-MARINE CORPS RELIEF SOCIETY

Attn: Education Division
875 North Randolph Street, Suite 225
Arlington, VA 22203-1977
Tel: (703)696-4960
Fax: (703)696-0144
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nmcrs.org/tap-gi.html
To loan supplemental funds to Navy or Marine Corps members attending college.
Title of Award: GI Bill Bridge Loans Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Loans are available to allow enrollment under the GI Bill if education benefits from the VA are not received in time to permit enrollment.
Eligibility Requirements: Eligible for this assistance are active-duty members of the Navy or Marine Corps attending college utilizing any of the educational GI Bill programs of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Applications must be submitted to a field office of the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society. Deadline for Receipt: Applications may be submitted at any time.

1265 ■ NAVY-MARINE CORPS RELIEF SOCIETY

Attn: Education Division
875 North Randolph Street, Suite 225
Arlington, VA 22203-1977
Tel: (703)696-4960
Fax: (703)696-0144
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nmcrs.org/child-dec.html
To provide financial assistance for college to the children and spouses of deceased military personnel who died at the Pentagon on September 11, 2001.
Title of Award: Pentagon Assistance Fund Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: The amount of assistance varies; funds may be used for any purpose, including tuition, fees, books, room, or board at a college or university offering a 2-year or 4-year course of study or at a vocational training school. Duration: Up to 4 years.
Eligibility Requirements: Eligible for this assistance are the children and spouses of deceased military personnel who died at the Pentagon as a result of the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001. The families of Marines whose aircraft crashed in Pakistan and Afghanistan in mid-January 2002 are also eligible. Deadline for Receipt: Applications may be submitted at any time.

1266 ■ NAVY-MARINE CORPS RELIEF SOCIETY

Attn: Education Division
875 North Randolph Street, Suite 225
Arlington, VA 22203-1977
Tel: (703)696-4960
Fax: (703)696-0144
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nmcrs.org/tap-gi.html
To provide supplemental assistance loans to naval personnel working on a college degree with the Navy Department's Tuition Assistance Program (TAP).
Title of Award: TAP Bridge Loans Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Loans are provided to cover all or a portion of the servicemember's share of the cost of tuition.
Eligibility Requirements: Eligible for this assistance are active-duty members of the Navy or Marine Corps who are taking college classes and utilizing the Navy TAP program. Applications must be submitted to a field office of the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society. Deadline for Receipt: Applications may be submitted at any time.

1267 ■ NAVY-MARINE CORPS RELIEF SOCIETY

Attn: Education Division
875 North Randolph Street, Suite 225
Arlington, VA 22203-1977
Tel: (703)696-4960
Fax: (703)696-0144
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nmcrs.org/travers.html
To provide interest-free loans for college to the dependents Navy and Marine Corps personnel.
Title of Award: Vice Admiral E.P. Travers Loan 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 loan amount is determined on the basis of need, from $500 to $3,000 per academic year. No interest is charged on the money borrowed. The loan must be repaid within 24 months by allotment of pay, at a monthly rate of at least $50.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to the dependent children of active-duty and retired Navy and Marine Corps personnel and the spouses of active-duty Navy and Marine Corps personnel. Applicants must have a GPA of 2.0 or higher and be able to demonstrate financial need. They must be enrolled or planning to enroll as a full-time undergraduate student at an accredited college, university, or vocational/technical school. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year.

1268 ■ NAVY-MARINE CORPS RELIEF SOCIETY

Attn: Education Division
875 North Randolph Street, Suite 225
Arlington, VA 22203-1977
Tel: (703)696-4960
Fax: (703)696-0144
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nmcrs.org/travers.html
To provide financial assistance for college to the dependents of Navy and Marine Corps personnel.
Title of Award: Vice Admiral E.P. Travers Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Up to 500 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed up to 3 additional years as long as the recipient maintains a GPA of 2.0 or higher and the parent remains on active duty in the Navy or Marines.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to the dependent children of active-duty and retired Navy and Marine Corps personnel and the spouses of active-duty Navy and Marine Corps personnel. Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher and must demonstrate financial need. They must be enrolled or planning to enroll as a full-time undergraduate student at an accredited college, university, or vocational/technical school. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year.

1269 ■ NAVY-MARINE CORPS RELIEF SOCIETY

Attn: Education Division
875 North Randolph Street, Suite 225
Arlington, VA 22203-1977
Tel: (703)696-4960
Fax: (703)696-0144
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nmcrs.org/child-dec.html
To provide financial assistance for college to the children of deceased crewmembers of the USS Cole.
Title of Award: USS Cole Memorial Scholarship Fund Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: The amount of assistance varies; funds may be used for any purpose, including tuition, fees, books, room, or board at a college or university offering a 2-year or 4-year course of study or at a vocational training school. Duration: Up to 4 years.
Eligibility Requirements: Eligible for this assistance are the children of crewmembers of the USS Cole who died as a result of the terrorist attack on the ship on October 12, 2000. Deadline for Receipt: Applications may be submitted at any time.

1270 ■ NAVY-MARINE CORPS RELIEF SOCIETY

Attn: Education Division
875 North Randolph Street, Suite 225
Arlington, VA 22203-1977
Tel: (703)696-4960
Fax: (703)696-0144
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nmcrs.org/child-dec.html
To provide financial assistance for college to the spouses and children of deceased crewmembers of the USS Stark (FFG 31).
Title of Award: USS Stark Memorial Scholarship Fund Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: The amount of assistance varies; funds may be used for any purpose, including tuition, fees, books, room, or board at a college or university offering a 2-year or 4-year course of study or at a vocational training school. Duration: Up to 4 years.
Eligibility Requirements: Eligible for this assistance are the spouses and children of crewmembers of the USS Stark (FFG 31) who died as a result of the missile attack on the ship in the Persian Gulf on May 17, 1987. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year.

1271 ■ NAVY-MARINE CORPS RELIEF SOCIETY

Attn: Education Division
875 North Randolph Street, Suite 225
Arlington, VA 22203-1977
Tel: (703)696-4960
Fax: (703)696-0144
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nmcrs.org/spec-prgm.html
To provide financial assistance for college to children of current or former crewmembers of the USS Tennessee.
Title of Award: USS Tennessee Scholarship Fund Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000 per year; funds may be used for any purpose, including tuition, fees, books, room, or board at a college or university offering a 2-year or 4-year course of study or at a vocational training school. Duration: 1 year; renewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to the dependent children of active-duty and retired personnel currently or previously assigned to duty aboard the USS Tennessee (SSBN 734). Applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll as an undergraduate student. Selection is based on financial need. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year.

1272 ■ NAVY SUPPLY CORPS FOUNDATION

c/o Jack Evans
1425 Prince Avenue
Athens, GA 30606-2205
Tel: (706)354-4111
Fax: (706)354-0334
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.usnscf.com/scholarship.html
To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors willing to serve in the Navy Supply Corps.
Title of Award: Chief of Supply Corps Officer Development Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 2 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $10,000 per year. Duration: 4 years, provided the recipient maintains a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school seniors who agree to serve on active duty as a Navy Supply Corps officer upon graduation from college. Applicants must be have a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher and be physically able to serve in the Supply Corps. They must be planning to attend a 2-year or 4-year college or university as a full-time student. Selection is based on the applicant's willingness and suitability to serve as an officer in the Supply Corps. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

1273 ■ NAVY SUPPLY CORPS FOUNDATION

c/o Jack Evans
1425 Prince Avenue
Athens, GA 30606-2205
Tel: (706)354-4111
Fax: (706)354-0334
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.usnscf.com/scholarship.html
To provide financial assistance for college to the dependents of Navy Supply Corps personnel who are blind or disabled.
Title of Award: Navy Supply Corps Foundation NIB/NISH Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: A stipend is awarded (amount not specified). Duration: 1 year; may be renewed if the recipient maintains a GPA of 2.5 or higher.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to dependents of a Navy Supply Corps officer, warrant officer, or enlisted personnel on active duty, with prior service in the Supply Corps, in Reserve status, retired with pay, or deceased. Enlisted ratings that apply are AK (Aviation Storekeeper), SK (Storekeeper), MS (Mess Specialist), DK (Disbursing Clerk), SH (Ship Serviceman), LI (Lithographer), and PC (Postal Clerk). Applicants must be attending or planning to attend a 2-year or 4-year accredited college on a full-time basis and have a GPA of 2.5 or higher in high school and/or college. They must be able to document blindness or severe disability. Selection is based on character, leadership, academic performance, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 2005 with support from the National Institute for the Blind (NIB) and NISH (formerly the National Industries for the Severely Handicapped).

1274 ■ NAVY SUPPLY CORPS FOUNDATION

c/o Jack Evans
1425 Prince Avenue
Athens, GA 30606-2205
Tel: (706)354-4111
Fax: (706)354-0334
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.usnscf.com/scholarship.html
To provide financial assistance for college to the dependents of Navy Supply Corps personnel.
Title of Award: Navy Supply Corps Foundation 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, the foundation awarded 78 scholarships with a value of $190,000. Funds Available: A stipend is awarded (amount not specified). Duration: 1 year; may be renewed if the recipient maintains a GPA of 2.5 or higher.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to dependents of a Navy Supply Corps officer, warrant officer, or enlisted personnel on active duty, with prior service in the Supply Corps, in Reserve status, retired with pay, or deceased. Enlisted ratings that apply are AK (Aviation Storekeeper), SK (Storekeeper), MS (Mess Specialist), DK (Disbursing Clerk), SH (Ship Serviceman), LI (Lithographer), and PC (Postal Clerk). Applicants must be attending or planning to attend a 2-year or 4-year accredited college on a full-time basis and have a GPA of 2.5 or higher in high school and/or college. Selection is based on character, leadership, academic performance, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

1275 ■ NAVY WIVES CLUB OF AMERICA

P.O. Box 54022
Millington, TN 38053-6022
(866)511-NWCA
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.navywivesclubsofamerica.org/nwc/scholarships.htm
To provide financial assistance for college to the adult children of members of the Navy Wives Club of America (NWCA).
Title of Award: Judith Haupt Member's Child Scholarship 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: A stipend is provided (amount not specified). Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to children of NWCA members who no longer carry a military ID card because they have reached adult status. Applicants must be attending or planning to attend an accredited college or university. Financial need is considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year. Additional Information: Information is also available from Denise Johnson, NWCA National President, 534 Madrona Street, Chula Vista, CA 91910, E-mail: [email protected] Membership in the NWCA is open to spouses of enlisted personnel serving in the Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, and the active Reserve units of those services; spouses of enlisted personnel who have been honorable discharged, retired, or transferred to the Fleet Reserve on completion of duty; and widows of enlisted personnel in those services.

1276 ■ NAVY WIVES CLUB OF AMERICA

P.O. Box 54022
Millington, TN 38053-6022
(866)511-NWCA
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.navywivesclubsofamerica.org/nwc/scholarships.htm
To provide financial assistance for undergraduate or graduate study to spouses of naval personnel.
Title of Award: Navy/Marine Corps/Coast Guard Enlisted Dependent Spouse Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: The stipends range from $500 to $1,000 each year (depending upon the donations from chapters of the Navy Wives Club of America). Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to the spouses of active-duty Navy, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard members who can demonstrate financial need. Applicants must be 1) a high school graduate or senior planning to attend college full time next year; 2) currently enrolled in an undergraduate program and planning to continue as a full-time undergraduate; 3) a college graduate or senior planning to be a full-time graduate student next year; and 4) a high school graduate or GED recipient planning to attend vocational or business school next year. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year. Additional Information: Information is also available from NWCA National Vice President, Winnie Rednour, 39743 Clements Way, Murrieta, GA 92563-4021, E-mail: [email protected]

1277 ■ NAVY WIVES CLUB OF AMERICA

P.O. Box 54022
Millington, TN 38053-6022
(866)511-NWCA
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.navywivesclubsofamerica.org/nwc/scholarships.htm
To provide financial assistance for undergraduate or graduate study to members of the Navy Wives' Club of America (NWCA).
Title of Award: Mary Paolozzi Member's 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: Stipends range from $500 to $1,000 each year (depending upon the donations from the NWCA chapters). Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to NWCA members who can demonstrate financial need. Applicants must be 1) a high school graduate or senior planning to attend college full time next year; 2) currently enrolled in an undergraduate program and planning to continue as a full-time undergraduate; 3) a college graduate or senior planning to be a full-time graduate student next year; and 4) a high school graduate or GED recipient planning to attend vocational or business school next year. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year. Additional Information: Information is also available from Denise Johnson, NWCA National President, 534 Madrona Street, Chula Vista, CA 91910, E-mail: [email protected] Membership in the NWCA is open to spouses of enlisted personnel serving in the Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, and the active Reserve units of those services; spouses of enlisted personnel who have been honorable discharged, retired, or transferred to the Fleet Reserve on completion of duty; and widows of enlisted personnel in those services.

1278 ■ NEBRASKA AMATEUR SOFTBALL ASSOCIATION

Attn: Foundation
4103 Osborne Drive
East Hastings, NE 68901
Tel: (402)462-7100
Fax: (402)461-3297
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://nebraskasoftball.org
To provide financial assistance for college to Nebraska residents who have worked as an official for a sports organization and their families.
Title of Award: Pat Schartz Memorial Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of Nebraska who have been a registered official or family member of a baseball, softball, or football official. Applicants must be high school seniors and enrolled or planning to enroll as a full-time student at a college or university in Nebraska. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Along with their application, they must submit a statement on how officiating or being a family member of an official has been part of their life lessons and why they should be considered for this scholarship. Selection is based on academic ability, officiating activities, personal qualities, community activities, higher education potential, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: November of each year.

1279 ■ NEBRASKA ELKS ASSOCIATION

c/o Melvin Nespor, Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 14
Endicott, NE 68350
E-mail: [email protected]
To provide financial assistance to high school seniors in Nebraska who plan to attend a vocational school in the state.
Title of Award: Nebraska Elks Association Vocational Scholarship Grants Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Vocational/Occupational Number Awarded: 6 each year. Funds Available: Stipends depend on the need of the recipient, to a maximum of $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to seniors graduating from high schools in Nebraska. Applicants must be planning to attend a 2-year or less vocational/technical program for an associate degree, diploma, or certificate. Selection is based on motivation (general worthiness, desire); aptitude toward chosen vocation; grades and test scores; completeness, neatness, and accuracy in following instructions when filling out the application; and financial need. Each Nebraska Elks Lodge can submit 1 application. Deadline for Receipt: January of each year.

1280 ■ NEBRASKA FUNERAL DIRECTORS ASSOCIATION

Attn: Laughlin Trust Committee
201 North Eighth Street, Suite 400
P.O. Box 83313
Lincoln, NE 68501-3313
Tel: (402)423-8900
Fax: (402)476-6547
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nefda.org/careers
To provide financial assistance to residents of Nebraska who are interested in preparing for a career in mortuary science.
Title of Award: Wallace S. and Wilma K. Laughlin Foundation Trust Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Mortuary science Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies, depending upon the funds available. Funds Available: Stipends are at least $1,000 per year. Funds are paid directly to the recipient's school. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of Nebraska who are graduates of a high school in the state and have met the premortuary academic requirements set by the state prior to entering a mortuary science college. Students planning to attend a 1-year course of study must apply prior to entering an accredited mortuary school. Students planning a 4-year course of study must apply prior to entering the third year of study. Applicants must be recommended by a member of the Nebraska Funeral Directors Association. Interviews are required. Financial need is not considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: June of each year.

1281 ■ NEBRASKA SPACE GRANT CONSORTIUM

c/o University of Nebraska at Omaha
Allwine Hall 422
6001 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68182-0589
Tel: (402)554-3772
Free: 800-858-8648
Fax: (402)554-3781
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.unomaha.edu/~nasa/Scholarships%20Internships/columbia.php
To provide financial assistance to undergraduate students majoring in science at institutions that are members of the Nebraska Space Grant Consortium.
Title of Award: Columbia Memorial Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Science Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Funds Available: A stipend is awarded (amount not specified). Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to undergraduate and graduate students at schools that are members of the Nebraska Space Grant Consortium. Applicants must submit an essay that describes their scientific research track, past or ongoing research, their career goals, and how the scientific research track they are pursuing will be helpful in such a career. This program is sponsored by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), which strongly encourages women, minorities, and students with disabilities to apply. U.S. citizenship is required. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 2003 to honor the Columbia astronauts, especially Creighton University graduate Lt. Col. Michael Anderson. The following schools are members of the Nebraska Space Grant Consortium: University of Nebraska at Omaha, University of Nebraska at Lincoln, University of Nebraska at Kearney, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Creighton University, Western Nebraska Community College, Chadron State College, College of St. Mary, Metropolitan Community College, Grace University, Hastings College, Little Priest Tribal College, and Nebraska Indian Community College.

1282 ■ NEBRASKA SPACE GRANT CONSORTIUM

c/o University of Nebraska at Omaha
Allwine Hall 422
6001 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68182-0406
Tel: (402)554-3772
Free: 800-858-8648
Fax: (402)554-3781
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://nasa.unomaha.edu/Funding/funding.php
To provide financial assistance to undergraduate and graduate students at member institutions of the Nebraska Space Grant Consortium.
Title of Award: Nebraska Space Grant Statewide Scholarship Competition Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: At least 2 students from each institution are supported each year. Funds Available: A stipend is awarded (amount not specified). Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to undergraduate and graduate students at schools that are members of the Nebraska Space Grant Consortium. Students in all academic disciplines are eligible. This program is sponsored by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), which strongly encourages women, minorities, and students with disabilities to apply. U.S. citizenship is required. Financial need is not considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: The following schools are members of the Nebraska Space Grant Consortium: University of Nebraska at Omaha, University of Nebraska at Lincoln, University of Nebraska at Kearney, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Creighton University, Western Nebraska Community College, Chadron State College, College of St. Mary, Metropolitan Community College, Grace University, Hastings College, Little Priest Tribal College, and Nebraska Indian Community College.

1283 ■ NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY FOUNDATION

Attn: Executive Director
Kinman-Oldfield Suite 1010
128 North 13th Street
Lincoln, NE 68508-1565
Tel: (402)435-3535; 888-515-3535
Fax: (402)435-3986
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nebraskahistory.org/foundatn/index.htm
To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors in Nebraska.
Title of Award: Nebraskans of World War II Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 5 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to seniors graduating from high schools in Nebraska with a GPA of 3.5 or higher. Applicants must be planning to attend a 4-year college or university as a full-time student. Along with their application, they must submit a 1- to 2-page essay on the significance of the history of World War II to them and their community. Deadline for Receipt: January of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 2000 to honor Nebraskans who died during World War II, particularly Edward J. Clough and Adrian B. DePutron, both of Lincoln.

1284 ■ NEVADA NATIONAL GUARD

Attn: Education Officer
2460 Fairview Drive
Carson City, NV 89701-6807
Tel: (775)887-7326
Fax: (775)887-7279
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nv.ngb.army.mil
To provide financial assistance for college or graduate school to Nevada National Guard members.
Title of Award: Nevada National Guard State 100% Tuition Waiver 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: This program provides a waiver of 100% of tuition at state-supported community colleges, colleges, or universities in Nevada. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to active members of the Nevada National Guard who are interested in attending a community college, 4-year college, or university in the state. Applicants must be residents of Nevada. Independent study, correspondence courses, and study at the William S. Boyd School of Law, the University of Nevada School of Medicine, and the UNLV School of Dental Medicine are not eligible. Deadline for Receipt: Applications must be received at least 3 weeks prior to the start of the semester. Additional Information: This program was established on a pilot basis in 2003 and became permanent in 2005. Recipients must attain a GPA of at least 2.0 or refund all tuition received.

1285 ■ NEW ENGLAND BOARD OF HIGHER EDUCATION

45 Temple Place
Boston, MA 02111
Tel: (617)357-9620
Fax: (617)338-1577
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nebhe.org
To enable students in New England to attend a college or graduate school within the region at reduced tuition when their area of study is not offered at their own state's public institutions.
Title of Award: New England Regional Student Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, more than 8,050 New England students took advantage of this program. Funds Available: With this program, students accepted at a public college or university in New England (but outside their own state) generally pay 150% of the in-state tuition for residents of the state. The average tuition saving is approximately $5,000. Duration: Up to 4 years.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of the 6 New England states: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont. Students may apply for this support when their chosen field of study is not offered at any of the public institutions within their own state. Contact the New England Board of Higher Education for a catalog of degree programs and states that qualify for this program. Undergraduate program eligibility is based on entire degree programs only, not on concentrations or options within degree programs. Some highly specialized graduate programs might be available even if they are not listed in the catalog. Eligibility is not based on financial need. Additional Information: In addition to reduced tuition, participants in this program also receive admission preference among out-of-state applicants. Because this is a tuition-reduction program, not a financial assistance program, participants are still eligible to apply for financial aid from other sources. Students must apply for this program when they apply to their chosen out-of-state public college or university.

1286 ■ NEW ENGLAND EMPLOYEE BENEFITS COUNCIL

440 Totten Pond Road
Waltham, MA 02451
Tel: (781)684-8700
Fax: (781)684-9200
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.neebc.org/scholar/scholar.html
To provide financial assistance to residents and students in the New England states who are working on an undergraduate or graduate degree in a field related to employee benefits.
Title of Award: NEEBC Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: Actuarial science; Employment; Insurance and insurance-related fields; Personnel administration/human resources Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $5,000 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed up to 3 additional years or until completion of a degree.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to full-time undergraduate and graduate students who are residents of New England or enrolled in a college in the region. Applicants must be interested in preparing for a career in such areas as health care program design; pension fund design, implementation, or administration; retirement strategies; ERISA and legal aspects of employee benefits; health risk management; multiemployer plans; workers compensation; employee benefits communications; actuarial and underwriting analysis; work/life programs; or institutional investing of retirement savings. Along with their application, they must submit an essay (up to 500 words) describing why they are interested in entering the employee benefits field and what careers within the field are of interest to them and why. Selection is based on 1) study, activities, and goals related to employee benefits; 2) school and community activities; 3) work experience; and 4) academic performance and potential. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year.

1287 ■ NEW HAMPSHIRE CHARITABLE FOUNDATION

37 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301-4005
Tel: (603)225-6641
Free: 800-464-6641
Fax: (603)225-1700
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nhcf.org
To provide financial assistance for college to graduating high school seniors in New Hampshire.
Title of Award: Bank of New Hampshire LEAP Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 9 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,500 per year. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to seniors at high schools in New Hampshire who will be enrolling full time in a postsecondary institution. Selection is based on financial need, academic achievement, involvement in school activities, community volunteer activity, and work experience. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: This program is offered by Bank of New Hampshire as part of its Local Educational Advancement Programs (LEAP). Recipients are also offered 3-month paid internships with the bank during the summer after their first year of postsecondary education. Further information is available from the bank at (800) 922-5705.

1288 ■ NEW HAMPSHIRE CHARITABLE FOUNDATION

37 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301-4005
Tel: (603)225-6641
Free: 800-464-6641
Fax: (603)225-1700
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nhcf.org
To provide financial assistance to New Hampshire residents preparing for a vocational or technical career.
Title of Award: Career Aid for Technical Students Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Two Year College, Vocational/Occupational Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Stipends range from $100 to $2,500, depending on the need of the recipient. A total of $200,000 is distributed annually. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of New Hampshire entering a 2-year or 3-year degree program or a shorter-term technical degree training program that leads to an associate degree, a trade license, or certification. Applicants must be dependent students younger than 24 years of age and planning to enroll at least half time at a community college, vocational school, trade school, or other short-term training program. They must be able to demonstrate financial need. Although academic excellence is not considered in the selection process, applicants should be able to demonstrate reasonable achievement and a commitment to their chosen field of study. Deadline for Receipt: June of each year.

1289 ■ NEW HAMPSHIRE CHARITABLE FOUNDATION

37 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301-4005
Tel: (603)225-6641
Free: 800-464-6641
Fax: (603)225-1700
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nhcf.org
To provide financial assistance for college to residents of seacoast New Hampshire communities
Title of Award: Billy Cheverie Memorial Scholarship Fund Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1or more each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to seniors graduating from Portsmouth, York, Winnacunnet high schools and Traip Academy in New Hampshire. Students from New Hampshire seacoast communities who attend St. Thomas High School, Philips Exeter Academy, or Berwick Academy are also eligible. Financial need must be demonstrated. Preference is given to students who have participated in athletics. Applicants should also demonstrate a commitment to leadership, community service, and academic effort. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year.

1290 ■ NEW HAMPSHIRE CHARITABLE FOUNDATION

37 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301-4005
Tel: (603)225-6641
Free: 800-464-6641
Fax: (603)225-1700
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nhcf.org
To provide financial assistance for college to minority and other students from New Hampshire.
Title of Award: Monsignor Philip Kenney Scholarship Fund Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies; in addition to the 1 scholarship for a minority student from Merrimack County, a total of $10,000 is available each year. Funds Available: The scholarship designated for a minority student from Merrimack has a stipend of $1,000. Other stipends vary. Duration: 1 year; recipients may reapply.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to New Hampshire students who are economically disadvantaged, with a preference for Hispanics and other minorities who are enrolled in undergraduate study. Nontraditional students, both full and part time, are encouraged to apply. At least 1 scholarship is designated for a minority student from Merrimack County. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

1291 ■ NEW HAMPSHIRE CHARITABLE FOUNDATION

37 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301-4005
Tel: (603)225-6641
Free: 800-464-6641
Fax: (603)225-1700
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nhcf.org
To provide financial assistance to New Hampshire residents preparing for a vocational or technical career.
Title of Award: Manchester Regional Community Foundation Medallion Fund Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Two Year College, Vocational/Occupational Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Stipends are provided (amount not specified). Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of New Hampshire of any age who are enrolling in an accredited vocational or technical program that does not lead to a 4-year baccalaureate degree. Applicants must be planning to attend a community college, vocational school, trade school, apprenticeship, or other short-term training program. They must be able to demonstrate financial need. Applicants should be able to demonstrate competence and a commitment to their chosen field of study. Preference is given to applicants 1) whose fields are in the traditional manufacturing trade sector (e.g., plumbing, electrical, constructing, machining); 2) who have a clear vision for how their education will help them achieve or improve their employment goals; 3) who have had little or no other educational or training opportunities; and 4) who have made a commitment to their educational program both financially and otherwise. Deadline for Receipt: Applications may be submitted at any time.

1292 ■ NEW HAMPSHIRE CHARITABLE FOUNDATION

37 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301-4005
Tel: (603)225-6641
Free: 800-464-6641
Fax: (603)225-1700
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nhcf.org
To provide funding for undergraduate study to adults in New Hampshire who are returning to school.
Title of Award: New Hampshire Charitable Foundation Adult Student Aid Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: The maximum award is $500 each term ($1,000 per year). Most awards are in the form of grants, although no-interest or low-interest loans are also available. Duration: 1 academic term; may be renewed up to 2 additional terms.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to New Hampshire residents who are 24 years of age or older. Applicants should 1) have had little or no education beyond high school, and 2) be now returning to school to upgrade skills for employment or career advancement, to qualify for a degree program, or to make a career change. They must demonstrate that they have secured all available financial aid and still have a remaining unmet need. Preference for funding is given in the following order: 1) students who have previously received funding through this program and have successfully completed prior work; 2) students with the least amount of higher education or training; and 3) single parents. Only undergraduate students are eligible. Deadline for Receipt: May, August, or December of each year. Additional Information: A $15 application fee is required.

1293 ■ NEW HAMPSHIRE CHARITABLE FOUNDATION

37 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301-4005
Tel: (603)225-6641
Free: 800-464-6641
Fax: (603)225-1700
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nhcf.org
To provide scholarships or loans for undergraduate or graduate study to New Hampshire residents.
Title of Award: New Hampshire Charitable Foundation Statewide Student Aid Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College, Graduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, a total of $3 million was awarded. Funds Available: Awards range from $500 to $2,500 and average $1,800. Most are made in the form of grants (recently, 82% of all awards) or no-interest or low-interest loans (recently 18% of all awards). Duration: 1 year; approximately one third of the awards are renewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to New Hampshire residents who are graduating high school seniors or undergraduate students between 17 and 23 years of age or graduate students of any age. Applicants must be enrolled in or planning to enroll in an accredited 2- or 4-year college, university, or vocational school on at least a half-time basis. The school may be in New Hampshire or another state. Selection is based on financial need, academic merit, community service, school activities, and work experience. Priority is given to students with the fewest financial resources and to vocational/technical school students. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: Through this program, students submit a single application for more than 250 different scholarship and loan funds. Many of the funds have additional requirements, including field of study; residency in region, county, city, or town; graduation from designated high schools; and special attributes (of Belgian descent, employee of designated firms, customer of Granite State Telephone Company, disabled, suffering from a life-threatening or serious chronic illness, of Lithuanian descent, dependent of a New Hampshire police officer, dependent of a New Hampshire Episcopal minister, of Polish descent, former Sea Cadet or Naval Junior ROTC, or employed in the tourism industry). The Citizens' Scholarship Foundation of America reviews all applications; recipients are selected by the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation. A $20 application fee is required.

1294 ■ NEW HAMPSHIRE POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION COMMISSION

3 Barrell Court, Suite 300
Concord, NH 03301-8543
Tel: (603)271-2555
Fax: (603)271-2696
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.state.nh.us/postsecondary/finnhip.html
To provide financial assistance to New Hampshire residents who are interested in attending college in New England.
Title of Award: New Hampshire Incentive Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies; recently, 2,586 were granted. Funds Available: The stipends range from $125 to $1,000 per year. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: Residents of New Hampshire are eligible to apply for this program if they are U.S. citizens or permanent residents, are accepted at or enrolled part or full time in an eligible postsecondary institution in 1 of the 6 New England states, and can demonstrate both academic ability and financial need. Upperclassmen must have a GPA of 2.0 or higher. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: The only application for this program is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

1295 ■ NEW HAMPSHIRE POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION COMMISSION

3 Barrell Court, Suite 300
Concord, NH 03301-8543
Tel: (603)271-2555
Fax: (603)271-2696
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.state.nh.us/postsecondary/finligp.html
To provide financial assistance to New Hampshire residents who are attending college in the state and can demonstrate financial need.
Title of Award: New Hampshire Leveraged Incentive Grant Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: The stipend depends on the need of the recipient, as determined by the institution. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of New Hampshire who are currently enrolled as sophomores, juniors, or seniors at accredited colleges and universities in the state. Selection is based on financial need (as determined by federal formulas) and academic merit (as determined by the institution). Additional Information: Information is available at the financial aid office of New Hampshire institutions.

1296 ■ NEW HAMPSHIRE POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION COMMISSION

3 Barrell Court, Suite 300
Concord, NH 03301-8543
Tel: (603)271-2555
Fax: (603)271-2696
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.state.nh.us/postsecondary/finsfoov.html
To provide financial assistance for college to the children of New Hampshire veterans who died of service-connected disabilities.
Title of Award: New Hampshire Scholarships for Orphans of Veterans Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000 per year, to be used for the payment of room, board, books, and supplies. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed for up to 3 additional years.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to New Hampshire residents between 16 and 25 years of age whose parent(s) died as a result of a service-related disability incurred during World War I, World War II, the Korean Conflict, or the southeast Asian Conflict. These parents must have been residents of New Hampshire at the time of death. Applicants must be enrolled as full-time undergraduate students at a public college or university in New Hampshire.

1297 ■ NEW JERSEY ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS

Attn: Educational Foundation
295 Pierson Avenue
P.O. Box 2098
Edison, NJ 08818
Tel: (732)494-5616
Fax: (732)494-4723
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.njar.com/edfoundpublic.shtml
To provide financial assistance to members and relatives of members of the New Jersey Association of Realtors (NJAR) who are interested in a career in real estate.
Title of Award: New Jersey Association of Realtors Educational Foundation Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Real estate Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College, Graduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Recently, 22 of these scholarships were awarded: 2 (named the Nancy F. Reynolds Memorial Awards) at $2,000 each, 8 at $1,500 each, and 12 at $1,250 each. Funds Available: Stipends range from $1,250 to $2,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school seniors planning to attend a 4-year college or university, undergraduate students currently enrolled at 4-year colleges and universities, and graduate students in New Jersey who are interested in preparing for a career in real estate. Applicants must be NJAR members or relatives of members. U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status is required. Selection is based on academic achievements; sincerity of purpose in real estate endeavors; contribution to family, school, and community; and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

1298 ■ NEW JERSEY CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME ASSOCIATION, INC.

P.O. Box 477
Florham Park, NJ 07932
Tel: (609)219-0662
Web Site: http://njcfsa.org
To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors in New Jersey who have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS).
Title of Award: New Jersey Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Association Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to college-bound seniors graduating from high schools in New Jersey. Applicants must have been diagnosed with CFS. They must have a GPA of 2.0 or higher. Along with their application, they must submit a 350-word essay on what they see as their goal for higher education or career direction and how having CFS has influenced their choice. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: Information is also available from Betty McConnell, Scholarship Committee, P.O. Box 328, Port Republic, NJ 08241, (609) 748-3559, E-mail: [email protected]

1299 ■ NEW JERSEY COALITION ON WOMEN AND DISABILITIES

c/o Dorothy McDowell, President
67 Bay View Drive
Brick, NJ 08723-7449
Tel: (732)255-2733
E-mail: [email protected]
To provide financial assistance for college to women with disabilities in New Jersey.
Title of Award: New Jersey Coalition on Women and Disabilities Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Up to 5 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to women with a diagnosed disability who is attending an accredited New Jersey college, university, or vocational/technical school. Applicants must submit proof of current enrollment in good standing. Additional Information: This program was established in 1999.

1300 ■ NEW JERSEY COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION

Attn: Educational Opportunity Fund
20 West State Street, Seventh Floor
P.O. Box 542
Trenton, NJ 08625-0542
Tel: (609)984-2709
Fax: (609)292-7225
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nj.gov/highereducation/eligible.htm
To provide financial assistance for undergraduate or graduate study in New Jersey to students from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Title of Award: New Jersey Educational Opportunity Fund Grants Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Funds Available: Undergraduate grants range from $200 to $2,400 and graduate grants from $200 to $4,250, depending on college costs and financial need. Duration: 1 year; renewable annually (based on satisfactory academic progress and continued eligibility).
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to students from economically and educationally disadvantaged backgrounds who have been legal residents of New Jersey for at least 12 consecutive months. Applicants must be from families with annual incomes below specified limits, ranging from $18,620 for a household size of 1 to $63,140 for a household size of 8. They must be attending or accepted for attendance as full-time undergraduate or graduate students at institutions of higher education in New Jersey. To apply, students must fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Some colleges may also require students to complete the College Scholarship Service's (CSS) Financial Aid Form to apply for institutional aid. Deadline for Receipt: September of each year. Additional Information: This is a campus-based program; each college or university has its own specific criteria for admission and program participation; students should contact the Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) director at their institution for specific admissions information and requirements for participating in the program. Participants are also eligible for supportive services, such as counseling, tutoring, and developmental course work.

1301 ■ NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AND VETERANS AFFAIRS

Attn: New Jersey Army National Guard Education Center
3650 Saylors Pond Road
Fort Dix, NJ 08640-7600
Tel: (609)562-0654; 888-859-0352
Fax: (609)562-0201
Web Site: http://www.state.nj.us/military/education/NJNGTP.htm
To provide financial assistance for college or graduate school to New Jersey National Guard members and the surviving spouses and children of deceased members.
Title of Award: New Jersey National Guard Tuition 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: Tuition for up to 15 credits per semester is waived for full-time recipients in state-supported colleges or community colleges in New Jersey. Duration: 1 semester; may be renewed.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to active members of the New Jersey National Guard who have completed Initial Active Duty for Training (IADT). Applicants must be New Jersey residents who have been accepted into a program of undergraduate or graduate study at any of 31 public institutions of higher education in the state. The surviving spouses and children of deceased members of the Guard who had completed IADT and were killed in the performance of their duties while a member of the Guard are also eligible if the school has classroom space available.

1302 ■ NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AND VETERANS AFFAIRS

Attn: Division of Veterans Programs
101 Eggert Crossing Road
P.O. Box 340
Trenton, NJ 08625-0340
Tel: (609)530-7045
Free: 800-624-0508
Fax: (609)530-7075
Web Site: http://www.state.nj.us/military/veterans/programs.html
To provide financial assistance for college to the children of New Jersey military personnel reported as missing in action or prisoners of war during the southeast Asian conflict.
Title of Award: New Jersey POW/MIA Tuition Benefit 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 entitles recipients to full undergraduate tuition at any public or independent postsecondary educational institution in New Jersey. Duration: Assistance continues until completion of a bachelor's degree.
Eligibility Requirements: Eligible to apply for this assistance are New Jersey residents attending or accepted at a New Jersey public or independent postsecondary institution whose parents were military service personnel officially declared prisoners of war or missing in action after January 1, 1960. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year for the spring term and September for the fall and spring terms.

1303 ■ NEW JERSEY FUNERAL DIRECTORS ASSOCIATION

Attn: New Jersey Funeral Service Education Corporation
P.O. Box L
Manasquan, NJ 08736
Tel: (732)974-9444
Fax: (732)974-8144
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.njsfda.org/education/edu_3scholar.shtml
To provide financial assistance to New Jersey residents who are currently enrolled in a mortuary science program.
Title of Award: New Jersey Funeral Service Education Corporation Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: Mortuary science Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 4 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to New Jersey residents who are currently enrolled in a mortuary science program and planning to enter the field of funeral service in the state after graduation. Applicants must have a college GPA of 2.5 or higher. They must submit an essay on either 1) why they have chosen funeral service as a career, or 2) what they feel they can contribute to funeral service. A personal interview is required. Selection is based on the essay, academic record, commitment to funeral service as a career, and (to a lesser extent) financial need. Deadline for Receipt: June of each year.

1304 ■ NEW JERSEY SCHOOL COUNSELOR ASSOCIATION, INC.

c/o Marcy Rosner, Scholarship Chair
Elizabeth Haddon Elementary School
501 Redman Avenue
Haddonfield, NJ 08033
Tel: (856)234-8884
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.njsca.org
To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors in New Jersey who submit outstanding essays on their school counselor.
Title of Award: New Jersey School Counselor Association Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 3 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to college-bound seniors graduating from high schools in New Jersey. Applicants must submit an essay of 300 to 500 words on how a school counselor has influenced their life in a positive way. The counselor must be a member of the New Jersey School Counselor Association. Along with the essay and the application, students must submit, through their counselor, copies of their high school transcript, high school profile, and letter of acceptance to a postsecondary institution. Financial need is not considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

1305 ■ NEW JERSEY STATE ELKS

Attn: Handicapped Children's Committee
665 Rahway Avenue
P.O. Box 1596
Woodbridge, NJ 07095-1596
Tel: (732)326-1300
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.njelks.org
To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors in New Jersey who have a disability.
Title of Award: New Jersey State Elks Handicapped Children's Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 2 each year: 1 to a boy and 1 to a girl. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,500 per year. Funds are paid directly to the recipient's college or university. Duration: 4 years.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to seniors graduating from high schools in New Jersey who have a disability. Selection is based on academic standing, general worthiness, and financial need. Boys and girls are judged separately. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

1306 ■ NEW JERSEY STATE GOLF ASSOCIATION

Attn: Education Director
1000 Broad Street
Bloomfield, NJ 07003
Tel: (973)338-8334
Fax: (973)338-5525
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.njsga.org
To provide financial assistance for college to students who have caddied at a New Jersey State Golf Association (NJSGA) member club.
Title of Award: New Jersey State Golf Association Caddie Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Approximately 20 each year. Funds Available: Stipends range from $1,200 to $2,500 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed up to 3 additional years if the recipient continues to meet program eligibility requirements.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to students who have caddied at an association club for at least 1 year and are enrolled or planning to enroll as a full-time undergraduate student. Applicants must have their golf club's golf professional or caddie master attest to their eligibility as a caddie at the club, include a copy of their parent's income tax forms, and submit a copy of their transcript. Children of members of private golf clubs are not eligible. Selection is based on scholastic achievement, SAT scores, qualities of character and leadership, length and quality of service as a caddie, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: A full tuition, fee, room, board, and book allowance scholarship is offered to the most deserving applicant who plants to attend Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. Applications for that scholarship must be submitted by February of each year. This program began in 1947. Information is also available from the New Jersey Golf Caddie Scholarship Program, P.O. Box 6947, Freehold, NJ 07728-4015, (732) 780-4822, E-mail: [email protected]

1307 ■ NEW JERSEY UTILITIES ASSOCIATION

50 West State Street, Suite 1117
Trenton, NJ 08608
Tel: (609)392-1000
Fax: (609)396-4231
Web Site: http://www.njua.org
To provide financial assistance for college 1) to employees who work for New Jersey Utilities Association member companies and 2) to their families.
Title of Award: James R. Leva Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Funds Available: The stipend is $3,000 per year. Funds are sent directly to the recipient's school and are intended to cover expenses not paid by an employer tuition aid/educational assistance program. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must be 1) regular, full-time employees of a member company or 2) the spouse or dependent children of member utilities' employees. Employee applicants must meet eligibility criteria for any tuition aid program the member company might have or, if none exists, must have at least 6 months of company service. All applicants must enroll or be enrolled in an approved course of study at an accredited junior college, college, or university. Selection is based on past academic performance and future potential, school and community participation, work experience, career and educational aspirations, financial need, unusual personal or family circumstances, and recommendations. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

1308 ■ NEW MEXICO DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS' SERVICES

P.O. Box 2324
Santa Fe, NM 87504-2324
Tel: (505)827-6300; (866)433-VETS
Fax: (505)827-6372
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.state.nm.us/veterans/scholarship.html
To provide financial assistance for college or graduate school to the children of deceased military and state police personnel in New Mexico.
Title of Award: New Mexico Children of Deceased Military and State Police Personnel Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Master's, Undergraduate Funds Available: The scholarships provide payment of matriculation fees, board, room, books, and supplies at state-supported institutions of higher education in New Mexico. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to the children of 1) military personnel killed in action or as a result of such action during a period of armed conflict; 2) members of the New Mexico National Guard killed while on active duty; and 3) New Mexico State Police killed on active duty. Applicants must be between the ages of 16 and 26 and enrolled in a state-supported school in New Mexico. Children of deceased veterans must be nominated by the New Mexico Veterans' Service Commission; children of National Guard members must be nominated by the adjutant general of the state; children of state police must be nominated by the New Mexico State Police Board. Selection is based on merit and financial need.

1309 ■ NEW MEXICO DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS' SERVICES

P.O. Box 2324
Santa Fe, NM 87504-2324
Tel: (505)827-6300; (866)433-VETS
Fax: (505)827-6372
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.state.nm.us/veterans/scholarship.html
To provide financial assistance for undergraduate and graduate education to Vietnam veterans in New Mexico.
Title of Award: New Mexico Vietnam Veterans Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Funds Available: The scholarships pay tuition, fees, and books at any postsecondary institution in New Mexico, up to $1,520 for tuition and fees and $500 for books. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Vietnam veterans who have been residents of New Mexico for at least 10 years. Applicants must have been honorably discharged and have been awarded the Vietnam Service Medal or the Vietnam Campaign Medal. They must be planning to attend a state-supported college, university, or community college in New Mexico to work on an undergraduate or graduate degree.

1310 ■ NEW MEXICO ELKS ASSOCIATION

Attn: Charitable and Benevolent Trust Commission
c/o Jim Larrabbee, Scholarship Committee
302 Ciniza Court
Gallup, NM 87301
Fax: (505)863-3821
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nmelks.org
To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors in New Mexico.
Title of Award: New Mexico Elks Association Charitable and Benevolent Trust Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 14 each year: 1 at $2,000 per year for 4 years to the top female applicant, 1 at $2,000 per year for 4 years to the top male applicant, 6 at $2,000 for 1 year, and 6 at $1,000 for 1 year. Funds Available: Stipends are either $2,000 or $1,000 per year. Duration: 1 or 4 years.
Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must be seniors graduating from a high school in New Mexico. They must have exhibited outstanding scholastic and leadership ability, including extracurricular and civic activities. High school class rank, GPA, and standardized test scores must be validated by a school official. An endorsement from the local Elks Lodge is required. Financial need is also considered in the selection process. Some awards are designated for females and some for males. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: Recipients may attend any level of academic institution and may major in any field. This program includes the following named awards: the Charles Mahr Memorial Scholarship, the Evelyn Boney Memorial Scholarships, the Howard Medlin Memorial Scholarship, and the Robert E. Boney Memorial Scholarship.

1311 ■ NEW MEXICO ELKS ASSOCIATION

Attn: Charitable and Benevolent Trust Commission
c/o Jim Larrabbee, Scholarship Committee
302 Ciniza Court
Gallup, NM 87301
Fax: (505)863-3821
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nmelks.org
To provide financial assistance for vocational or trade school to high school seniors in New Mexico.
Title of Award: Aubrey Warren Memorial Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Vocational/Occupational Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: A stipend is awarded, generally either $1,000 or $2,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must be seniors graduating from a high school in New Mexico and interested in attending a vocational program or technical/trade school after graduation They must have exhibited outstanding scholastic and leadership ability, including extracurricular and civic activities. High school class rank, GPA, and standardized test scores must be validated by a school official. An endorsement from the local Elks Lodge is required. Financial need is also considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: Recipients must attend a vocational program or technical/trade school.

1312 ■ NEW MEXICO LAND TITLE ASSOCIATION

500 Marquette, N.W., Suite 1480
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Tel: (505)883-2683; 888-65-NMLTA
Fax: (505)872-3759
E-mail: director.nmlta.org
Web Site: http://www.nmlta.org
To provide financial assistance for college to students in New Mexico.
Title of Award: "Chili" Currier Scholarship Fund Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Initially, each scholarship is $200 per semester for part-time students and $500 for full-time students. Recipients who reapply and have maintained at least a 3.0 GPA are awarded an additional $100 per semester after completion of every third semester, up to a maximum of $700 per semester. Funds must be used for tuition and/or books. Duration: 1 semester; may be renewed.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to U.S. citizens who are current New Mexico residents, have graduated from a New Mexico high school (or received a GED through a New Mexico Department of Education approved program), and are attending a postsecondary institution of higher education in the state. Applicants must be enrolled for a minimum of 6 hours if they have a full-time job, for a minimum of 9 hours if they have a part-time job, or for a minimum of 12 hours (full-time student) if they are not employed. Financial need and academic achievement must be demonstrated. All applicants must be recommended by an individual within the title industry and an individual from their own community.

1313 ■ NEW MEXICO NATIONAL GUARD

Attn: Education Services Officer
47 Bataan Boulevard
Santa Fe, NM 87508
Tel: (505)474-1243
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nm.ngb.army.mil/education/educate.htm
To provide financial assistance to members of the New Mexico National Guard who are working on an undergraduate degree.
Title of Award: New Mexico National Guard Tuition 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, depending on the availability of funds. Funds Available: This program provides payment of 100% of the cost of tuition, including instructional fees in lieu of tuition and laboratory shop fees that are specifically required.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members of the New Mexico National Guard who are working on their first degree at the undergraduate or vocational school level. Applicants must be attending a state-supported school in New Mexico. Deadline for Receipt: June of each year.

1314 ■ NEW YORK LOTTERY

Attn: LOT Scholarship
One Broadway Center
P.O. Box 7540
Schenectady, NY 12301-7540
Tel: (518)388-3415
Fax: (518)366-3423
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nylottery.org/lot
To provide financial assistance for college to seniors graduating from high schools in New York State.
Title of Award: New York State Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 from each high school in New York State. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000 per year. Duration: Up to 4 years, provided the recipient remains enrolled full time at an accredited New York State institution with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. The college program must be completed within 5 years of high school graduation.
Eligibility Requirements: The principal of every public and non-public high school in New York State is entitled to nominate 2 graduating seniors for this program. For each high school, 1 nominee is selected. Nominees must have at least a 3.0 GPA, leadership skills, U.S. citizenship, and experience in extracurricular and community activities. They must plan to attend a New York State accredited college, university, trade school, or community college as a full-time student. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year.

1315 ■ NEW YORK STATE DIVISION OF MILITARY AND NAVAL AFFAIRS

Attn: Education Services Officer
New York State Office Building
330 Old Niskayuna Road
Latham, NY 12110-2224
Tel: (518)786-4937
Fax: (518)786-4409
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.dmna.state.ny.us/education/Htm/tuition_waiver.htm
To provide financial assistance for college to members of the New York State Military Forces.
Title of Award: New York Recruitment Incentive and Retention 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 program pays for the cost of tuition (up to $4,350 or the maximum cost of the State University of New York undergraduate tuition) for credit bearing courses, or courses that are required as a prerequisite within the declared degree program. Duration: Up to 8 semesters of full-time study, or the equivalent of 4 academic years, are supported; if the undergraduate program normally requires 5 academic years of full-time study, then this program will support 10 semesters of full-time study or the equivalent of 5 academic years. For part-time (from 6 to 11 semester hours per semester) study, the program provides up to 16 semesters of support.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members of the New York Army National Guard, New York Air National Guard, and New York Naval Militia in good military and academic standing. Applicants must have been enrolled in a degree program for a minimum of 6 credit hours per semester, have been legal residents of New York state for at least 186 days prior to using the program for the first time and 186 days per year (excluding periods of active federal service), and be enrolled in their first baccalaureate degree program. They must have completed Initial Active Duty for Training (IADT), naval enlisted code (NEC) training, or a commissioning program. Deadline for Receipt: August of each year for fall semester; December of each year for spring semester. Additional Information: This program became effective in 1997.

1316 ■ NEW YORK STATE HIGHER EDUCATION SERVICES CORPORATION

Attn: Student Information
99 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12255
Tel: (518)473-1574; 888-NYS-HESC
Fax: (518)473-3749
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.hesc.com
To provide financial assistance for college in New York to disabled veterans and the family members of deceased or disabled veterans.
Title of Award: New York State Military Service Recognition Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: At public colleges and universities, this program provides payment of actual tuition and mandatory educational fees; actual room and board charged to students living on campus or an allowance for room and board for commuter students; and allowances for books, supplies, and transportation. At private institutions, the award is equal to the amount charged at the State University of New York (SUNY) for 4-year tuition and average mandatory fees (or the student's actual tuition and fees, whichever is less) plus allowances for room, board, books, supplies, and transportation. Duration: This program is available for 4 years of full-time undergraduate study (or 5 years in an approved 5-year bachelor's degree program).
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to New York residents who served in the armed forces of the United States or state organized militia at any time on or after August 2, 1990 and became severely and permanently disabled as a result of injury or illness suffered or incurred in a combat theater or combat zone or during military training operations in preparation for duty in a combat theater or combat zone of operations. Also eligible are the children, spouses, or financial dependents of members of the armed forces of the United States or state organized militia who at any time after August 2, 1990 1) died, became severely and permanently disabled as a result of injury or illness suffered or incurred, or are classified as missing in action in a combat theater or combat zone of operations, 2) died as a result of injuries incurred in those designated areas, or 3) died or became severely and permanently disabled as a result of injury or illness suffered or incurred during military training operations in preparation for duty in a combat theater or combat zone of operations. Applicants must be attending or accepted at an approved program of study as full-time undergraduates at a public college or university or private institution in New York. Residents of the state who were enrolled as an undergraduate at a college or university outside the state as of September 11, 2001 are eligible for scholarship payment at that school. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

1317 ■ NEW YORK STATE HIGHER EDUCATION SERVICES CORPORATION

Attn: Student Information
99 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12255
Tel: (518)473-1574; 888-NYS-HESC
Fax: (518)473-3749
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.hesc.com
To provide financial assistance to high school seniors in New York who have a record of academic excellence and plan to attend a college or university in the state.
Title of Award: New York State Scholarships for Academic Excellence Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 8,000 each year: 2,000 at $1,500 and 6,000 at $500. Funds Available: Stipends are $1,500 or $500. Recipients can accept other non-loan student aid, but the total of that assistance and this scholarship cannot exceed the cost of attendance. Duration: This program is available for 4 years of full-time undergraduate study (or 5 years in an approved 5-year bachelor's degree program).
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to seniors graduating from high schools in New York who plan to enroll in an approved undergraduate program in the state. Selection is based on student grades in certain Regents examinations. The top graduating scholar at each registered high school in New York receives 1 of these awards, and the others are distributed to other outstanding high school graduates in the same ratio of total students graduating from each high school in the state as compared to the total number of students who graduated during the prior school year. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

1318 ■ NEW YORK STATE HIGHER EDUCATION SERVICES CORPORATION

Attn: Student Information
99 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12255
Tel: (518)473-1574; 888-NYS-HESC
Fax: (518)473-3749
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.hesc.com
To provide financial assistance to undergraduates in New York who are relatives of people killed or severely and permanently disabled as a result of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.
Title of Award: New York State World Trade Center Memorial Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: At public colleges and universities, this program provides payment of actual tuition and mandatory educational fees; actual room and board charged to students living on campus or an allowance for room and board for commuter students; and allowances for books, supplies, and transportation. At private institutions, the award is equal to the amount charged at the State University of New York (SUNY) for 4-year tuition and average mandatory fees (or the student's actual tuition and fees, whichever is less) plus allowances for room, board, books, supplies, and transportation. Duration: This program is available for 4 years of full-time undergraduate study (or 5 years in an approved 5-year bachelor's degree program).
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to the children, spouses, and financial dependents of deceased or severely and permanently disabled victims of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks or the subsequent rescue and recovery operations. Applicants must be attending or accepted at an approved program of study as full-time undergraduates at a public college or university or private institution in New York. They are not required to be New York residents or U.S. citizens. New York residents who were enrolled as an undergraduate at a college or university outside the state as of September 11, 2001 are eligible for scholarship payment at that school. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

1319 ■ NEW YORK STATE HIGHER EDUCATION SERVICES CORPORATION

Attn: Student Information
99 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12255
Tel: (518)473-1574; 888-NYS-HESC
Fax: (518)473-3749
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.hesc.com
To provide tuition assistance to eligible veterans enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program in New York.
Title of Award: New York Vietnam Tuition Award (VTA) Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Awards are $1,000 per semester for full-time study or $500 for part-time study, but in no case can the award exceed the amount charged for tuition. Total lifetime awards for undergraduate and graduate study under this program cannot exceed $10,000. Duration: For full-time undergraduate study, up to 8 semesters, or up to 10 semesters for a program requiring 5 years for completion; for full-time graduate study, up to 6 semesters; for full-time vocational programs, up to 4 semesters; for part-time undergraduate study, up to 16 semesters, or up to 20 semesters for a 5-year program; for part-time graduate study, up to 12 semesters; for part-time vocational programs, up to 8 semesters.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to veterans who served in the U.S. armed forces in 1) Indochina between December 22, 1961 and May 7, 1975; 2) in the Persian Gulf on or after August 2, 1990; or 3) in Afghanistan on or after September 11, 2001. Applicants must have been discharged from the service under other than dishonorable conditions, must be a New York resident, must be enrolled full or part time at an undergraduate or graduate degree-granting institution in New York State or in an approved vocational training program in the state, and must apply for a New York Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) award if a full-time student (12 or more credits) or a Pell Grant if a part-time student (at least 3 but less than 12 credits). Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: If a TAP award is also received, the combined academic year award cannot exceed tuition costs. If it does, the TAP award will be reduced accordingly.

1320 ■ NEW YORK STATE SOCIETY OF PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS

c/o Kelly K. Norris, Executive Director
RPI Technology Park
385 Jordan Road
Troy, NY 12180-7620
Tel: (518)283-7490
Fax: (518)283-7495
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nysspe.org
To provide financial assistance for college to the children of members of the New York State Society of Professional Engineers (NYSSPE).
Title of Award: NYSSPE Past Officers' Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: Eligible to apply for this scholarship are high school seniors in New York whose parent is a member of NYSSPE. Selection is based solely on academic merit. Deadline for Receipt: December of each year.

1321 ■ NEWSPAPER PURCHASING MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION

c/o Gerry Wiest, NPMA Scholarship Director
The Patriot-News
812 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101
Tel: (717)255-8270
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.npma.net/scholarship.php
To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors whose parents work for an organization affiliated with the Newspaper Purchasing Management Association (NPMA).
Title of Award: Richard N. Miller Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 2 each year. Funds Available: The first-place winner receives $1,000 and the runner-up receives $500. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school seniors who will enroll in an accredited college or university within 16 months of graduation. The applicant must be the child, stepchild, or legally adopted child of a full-time employee of an organization affiliated with NPMA. An NPMA-member organization is defined as an individual newspaper, a corporate newspaper supply group, or the corporate headquarters of a newspaper group that holds an individual membership. Selection is based on GPA, standardized test scores, participation in high school activities, participating in community activities, and recommendations from high school officials. Financial need is not considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 1988.

1322 ■ NISEI STUDENT RELOCATION COMMEMORATIVE FUND, INC.

19 Scenic Drive
Portland, CT 06480
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nsrcfund.org
To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors in a designated area who are southeast Asian refugees.
Title of Award: NSRCF Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, this program awarded 12 scholarships to students in the Oregon/Clark County, Washington area and 24 scholarships to students in Michigan. Funds Available: Recently, stipends ranged from $500 to $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: Each year, this program operates in a different city or state. Within the selected area, graduating high school seniors are eligible to apply if they are southeast Asian refugees of Cambodian, Hmong, Laotian, or Vietnamese ancestry. Applicants must have a high school GPA of 2.5 or higher and be planning to attend an accredited 2-year or 4-year college or university. Selection is based on academic record, references, extracurricular activities, work experience, financial need, and a personal essay on educational and career goals. Finalists may be interviewed. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: The 2006 program is scheduled for the Phoenix/Tempe area of Arizona.

1323 ■ NON COMMISSIONED OFFICERS ASSOCIATION OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Attn: Scholarship Administrator
10635 IH 35 North
P.O. Box 33610
San Antonio, TX 78265-3610
Tel: (210)653-6161
Free: 800-662-2620
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ncoausa.org
To provide financial assistance for college to spouses and children of members of the Non Commissioned Officers Association.
Title of Award: Non Commissioned Officers Association Scholarship Fund Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 15 each year: 9 scholarships to children of members, 4 scholarships to spouses of members, and 2 special awards. Funds Available: The scholarship stipend is $900 and the special awards are $1,000; funds are paid directly to the designated school to be used for the recipient's room and board, tuition, library fees, textbooks, and related instructional material. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed if the student maintains a GPA of 3.0 or higher and carries at least 15 hours.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to spouses and children (under 25 years of age) of members of the association. Children must submit 2 letters of recommendation from teachers, a personal recommendation from an adult who is not a relative, a handwritten autobiography, a certified transcript of high school or college grades, ACT or SAT scores, and a composition on Americanism. Spouses must submit a copy of their high school diploma or GED equivalent; a certified transcript of all college courses completed (if any); a certificate of completion for any other courses or training; a brief biographical background statement; and a letter of intent that includes a description of their proposed course of study for a degree, plans for completion of a degree, and a paragraph on "What a College Degree Means to Me." Financial need is not normally considered in the selection process and no applicant will be rejected because of a lack of need, but in some cases of extreme need it may be used as a factor. Each year, 2 special awards are presented: the Mary Barraco Scholarship to the student submitting the best essay on Americanism, and the William T. Green Scholarship to the student with the best high school academic record. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: Spouses who receive a grant must apply for membership in 1 of the NCOA membership categories (regular, associate, veteran, or auxiliary).

1324 ■ NORTH CAROLINA 4-H DEVELOPMENT FUND

c/o North Carolina State University
Department of 4-H Youth Development
202 Ricks Hall
P.O. Box 7606
Raleigh, NC 27695-7606
Tel: (919)515-8486
Fax: (919)515-7812
Web Site: http://www.nc4h.org
To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors in North Carolina who are members of 4-H.
Title of Award: L.R. Harrill 4-H Support Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 2 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed for up to 3 additional years if the recipient maintains a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to 4-H members who are graduating from high schools in North Carolina. Applicants must be planning to attend a college or university in the state. Selection is based on accomplishments in 4-H (50%), academic achievement as indicated by GPA and class rank (25%), and aptitude for college as indicated by grades and SAT or ACT scores (25%). Deadline for Receipt: January of each year.

1325 ■ NORTH CAROLINA 4-H DEVELOPMENT FUND

c/o North Carolina State University
Department of 4-H Youth Development
202 Ricks Hall
P.O. Box 7606
Raleigh, NC 27695-7606
Tel: (919)515-8486
Fax: (919)515-7812
Web Site: http://www.nc4h.org
To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors in North Carolina who have been active in the 4-H horse program.
Title of Award: North Carolina 4-H Horse Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 2 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000 per year. Funds are issued only after the recipient has completed 1 semester or quarter of college with a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to seniors graduating from high schools in North Carolina who have been active in the 4-H horse program. Applicants must be planning to attend a college or university in the state. Along with their application, they must submit an essay on "How 4-H has prepared me for the challenges of the future." Selection is based on accomplishments in 4-H (50%), academic achievement as indicated by GPA and class rank (25%), and aptitude for college as indicated by grades and SAT or ACT scores (25%). Deadline for Receipt: January of each year.

1326 ■ NORTH CAROLINA 4-H DEVELOPMENT FUND

c/o North Carolina State University
Department of 4-H Youth Development
202 Ricks Hall
P.O. Box 7606
Raleigh, NC 27695-7606
Tel: (919)515-8486
Fax: (919)515-7812
Web Site: http://www.nc4h.org
To provide financial assistance for college study in any field to high school seniors in North Carolina who are members of 4-H.
Title of Award: Dr. Clarence Poe 4-H Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 2 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000 per year. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to 4-H members who are graduating from high schools in North Carolina. Applicants must be planning to attend a college or university in the state. Selection is based on accomplishments in 4-H (50%), academic achievement as indicated by GPA and class rank (25%), and aptitude for college as indicated by grades and SAT or ACT scores (25%). Deadline for Receipt: January of each year.

1327 ■ NORTH CAROLINA BAR ASSOCIATION

Attn: Young Lawyers Division Scholarship Committee
8000 Weston Parkway
P.O. Box 3688
Cary, NC 27519-3688
Tel: (919)677-0561
Free: 800-662-7407
Fax: (919)677-0761
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ncbar.org
To provide financial assistance for college or graduate school to the children of disabled or deceased law enforcement officers in North Carolina.
Title of Award: North Carolina Bar Association Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 4 new and 14 renewal scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000 per academic year. Duration: Up to 4 years.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to the natural or adopted children of North Carolina law enforcement officers who were permanently disabled or killed in the line of duty. Applicants must be younger than 27 years of age and enrolled in or accepted at an accredited institution of higher learning (including community colleges, trade schools, colleges, universities, and graduate programs) in North Carolina. Selection is based on academic performance and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year.

1328 ■ NORTH CAROLINA CHILD SUPPORT COUNCIL

Attn: Scholarships
P.O. Box 20421
Raleigh, NC 27619-0421
Web Site: http://www.nccscouncil.org/scholarship.htm
To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors who have a connection to the North Carolina Child Support Council (NCCSC).
Title of Award: Bob McGuire Memorial Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 3 each year: 1 in each of 3 regions in the state. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Funds are paid directly to the recipient's school. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to graduating high school seniors who are residents of North Carolina planning to attend a college, university, or technical institute in the state. At least 1 parent must be a member of the NCCSC or a client of the child support program (either through IVD services or AOC Clerk of Court services). Applicants must have maintained an overall "C" average or above during their high school career. Financial need is not considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: Information is also available from Lorraine Jackson, Supervisor, Duplin County Child Support, P.O. Box 969, Kenansville, NC 28349, (910) 296-2200.

1329 ■ NORTH CAROLINA COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM

Attn: Student Development Services
200 West Jones Street
5016 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-5016
Tel: (919)807-7104
Fax: (919)807-7164
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ncccs.cc.nc.us
To provide financial assistance to students attending community colleges in North Carolina.
Title of Award: North Carolina Community College Grant Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Two Year College Number Awarded: Approximately 10,000 each year. Funds Available: Stipends depend on the recipient's enrollment status and financial need. Stipends range from $250 to $1,900 per year for full-time students, from $188 to $1,425 per year for three-quarter-time students, or from $125 to $950 per year for half-time students. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to North Carolina residents enrolled at least half time at 1 of the 58 institutions in North Carolina's community college system. Applicants must be able to demonstrate financial need. Students who already have a bachelor's degree are ineligible. Additional Information: This program was established in 1999 as a replacement for the North Carolina Community College Scholarship Program. It is jointly administered by the North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority, the North Carolina Community College System, College Foundation of North Carolina, and financial aid administrators at the community college. There are no special application forms for the scholarships. Students apply to their local community college, not to the system office. Each eligible school selects its own recipients from applicants meeting the above criteria.

1330 ■ NORTH CAROLINA COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM

Attn: Student Development Services
200 West Jones Street
5016 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-5016
Tel: (919)807-7104
Fax: (919)807-7164
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ncccs.cc.nc.us
To provide financial assistance to students attending community colleges in North Carolina and majoring in selected fields.
Title of Award: North Carolina Community College Targeted Financial Assistance Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Two Year College Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, $500,000 was available for this program. Funds Available: Stipends depend on the recipient's enrollment status and financial need. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to North Carolina residents enrolled at least half time at 1 of the 58 institutions in North Carolina's community college system. Applicants must be able to demonstrate financial need. They must be majoring in a low-enrollment program that prepares students for high demand occupations. Students who already have a bachelor's degree are ineligible. Additional Information: This program was established in 2001 as a supplement to the North Carolina Community College Grant and Loan Program. It is jointly administered by the North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority, the North Carolina Community College System, College Foundation of North Carolina, and financial aid administrators at the community college. There are no special application forms for the scholarships. Students apply to their local community college, not to the system office. Each eligible school selects its own recipients from applicants meeting the above criteria.

1331 ■ NORTH CAROLINA COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM

Attn: Student Development Services
200 West Jones Street
5016 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-5016
Tel: (919)807-7106
Fax: (919)807-7164
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ncccs.cc.nc.us
To provide financial assistance at North Carolina community colleges to students who completed their GED certification or high school credential while committed to a Youth Development Center (YDC).
Title of Award: Youth Development Centers Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Two Year College Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Stipends are $2,000 per year ($1,000 per semester) for full-time students in curriculum programs or up to $500 per semester for registration fees, textbook costs, and course supplies for students in occupational extension courses and/or human resources development programs. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to students enrolled in North Carolina community colleges who completed their GED certification or high school credential while committed to a YDC of the North Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (DJJDP). Applicants must be enrolled in either 1) a curriculum program or 2) an occupational extension program and/or human resources development program.

1332 ■ NORTH CAROLINA COUNCIL OF THE BLIND

c/o Pat Yelton, Office Manager
7326 Eliza Lane
Mebane, NC 27302
800-344-7113
Fax: (336)562-2625
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nccounciloftheblind.org/scholar.html
To provide financial assistance for college to blind and visually impaired North Carolina residents.
Title of Award: North Carolina Council of the Blind Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 3 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,500. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: Eligible to apply are blind and visually impaired high school seniors, college students, and vocational school students in North Carolina. Applicants must complete an application form and submit 2 character reference letters, a transcript of courses completed, and a brief biographical statement. Financial need is considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: This program includes the Lisa Mizelle Scholarship, the Marie Boring Scholarship, and the Theodore Bryant Scholarship. Information is also available from Catherleen Thomas, 308 South Peartree Lane, Raleigh, NC 27610.

1333 ■ NORTH CAROLINA FRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICE

Attn: NCFOB Foundation, Inc.
1500 Walnut Street
Cary, NC 27511-5927
Tel: (919)461-4939
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ncfop.com/foundation.htm
To provide financial assistance for college to families of disabled or deceased law enforcement officers in North Carolina.
Title of Award: NCFOP Foundation 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, 3 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: A stipend is awarded (amount not specified). Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to North Carolina residents who are enrolled in an appropriate postsecondary institution, including colleges and vocational schools. Applicants must be the child or spouse of a North Carolina law enforcement officer killed or disabled in the line of duty. Additional Information: Information is also available from Terry Mangum, Secretary, NCFOP Foundation, Inc., P.O. Box 72484, Durham, NC 27722-2484.

1334 ■ NORTH CAROLINA LIONS FOUNDATION

Camp Dogwood Drive
P.O. Box 39
Sherrills Ford, NC 28673
Tel: (828)478-2135
Free: 800-662-7401
Fax: (828)478-4419
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nclf.org/Edgrant.htm
To provide financial assistance for college to sighted children of blind or visually impaired parents in North Carolina.
Title of Award: William L. Woolard Educational Grant Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,500. Funds are paid directly to the college, community college, or trade/technical school selected by the recipient. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed up to 4 additional years provided the recipient maintains full-time enrollment and a GPA of 2.0 or higher.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of North Carolina who are sighted children of blind or visually impaired parents. Applicants must be working on or planning to work on an undergraduate degree or certificate. Family income may not exceed $40,000 for families with 1 dependent child, increasing by $10,000 for each additional dependent child. Selection is based on the financial need of the family and the academic record and character of the applicant. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year.

1335 ■ NORTH CAROLINA NATIONAL GUARD

Attn: JFHQ-NC-J1-ESO
4105 Reedy Creek Road
Raleigh, NC 27607-6410
Tel: (919)664-6272
Free: 800-621-4136
Fax: (919)664-6520
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nc.ngb.army.mil/education/taps.asp
To provide financial assistance for college or graduate school to members of the North Carolina National Guard.
Title of Award: North Carolina National Guard Tuition Assistance 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 stipend is $2,000 per year, up to a lifetime maximum of $8,000. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.
Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must be active members of the North Carolina National Guard (officer, warrant officer, or enlisted) with at least 2 years of enlistment remaining after the end of the academic period for which tuition assistance is provided. Applicants must be enrolled in an eligible business or trade school, private institution, or public college/university in North Carolina. They may be working on a vocational, undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral degree.

1336 ■ NORTH CAROLINA SOCIETY OF HISPANIC PROFESSIONALS

P.O. Box 1557
Apex, NC 27502-3557
Tel: (919)654-4516
Fax: (919)654-4524
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.theNCSHP.org/NCHCF/NCHCF.htm
To provide financial assistance for college to Hispanic students from North Carolina.
Title of Award: North Carolina Hispanic College Fund Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Stipends range from $500 to $2,500. Funds are paid directly to the college or university. Scholarships under $1,000 are paid in the fall semester. For scholarships over $1,000, half is paid in the fall and half in the spring. Funds are designated for tuition, room, and board. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed up to 3 additional years.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to seniors and recent graduates from North Carolina high schools who are of Hispanic/Latino background. Applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll at a community college or a 2- or 4-year college or university and be committed to public service and community development. They must have a high school GPA of 2.5 or higher. Along with their application, they must submit a 500-word essay on their Hispanic parentage and family background, personal and academic achievements, academic plans and career goals, and past and current efforts (as well as future plans) towards making a difference in their community. Semi-finalists are asked to have a personal interview. Preference is given to full-time students (although part-time students are encouraged to apply) and to foreign-born applicants and the native-born children of foreign-born parents. Previous involvement in a club or community organization is encouraged. Financial need is not considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: January of each year.

1337 ■ NORTH CAROLINA STATE EDUCATION ASSISTANCE AUTHORITY

Attn: Scholarship and Grant Services
10 T.W. Alexander Drive
P.O. Box 14103
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-4103
Tel: (919)549-8614
Free: 800-700-1775
Fax: (919)549-8481
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ncseaa.edu
To provide financial assistance to high school seniors planning to attend 1 of the branches of the University of North Carolina.
Title of Award: Jagannathan Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, a total of 14 students received $46,077 in scholarships through this program. Funds Available: Awards cannot exceed demonstrated financial need, to a maximum of $3,500 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed up to 3 additional years if the recipient continues to demonstrate financial need and maintains satisfactory academic progress.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school seniors in North Carolina who are planning to attend any of the constituent institutions of the University of North Carolina as a full-time student. Special consideration is given to applicants whose parents are employees of TIEPET, Universal Fibers, and related companies. Selection is based on academic achievement (as measured by class rank, cumulative GPA, and SAT scores), leadership, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This program was established by industrialist N.S. Jagannathan and began in the 1996-97 academic year.

1338 ■ NORTH CAROLINA STATE EDUCATION ASSISTANCE AUTHORITY

Attn: Scholarship and Grant Services
10 Alexander Drive
P.O. Box 14103
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-4103
Tel: (919)549-8614
Free: 800-700-1775
Fax: (919)549-8481
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ncseaa.edu
To provide financial assistance to residents of North Carolina who are attending or planning to attend a public university in the state.
Title of Award: James Lee Love Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: 16 each year: 1 at each constituent institution of the University of North Carolina system. Funds Available: The stipend depends on the availability of funds; recently, a total of $41,600 was awarded through this program. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of North Carolina who are entering or attending a public university in the state. Applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll full time and able to demonstrate financial need. Current high school seniors must rank in the top 25% of their graduating class; current university students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year.

1339 ■ NORTH CAROLINA STATE EDUCATION ASSISTANCE AUTHORITY

Attn: Scholarship and Grant Services
10 T.W. Alexander Drive
P.O. Box 14103
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-4103
Tel: (919)549-8614
Free: 800-700-1775
Fax: (919)549-8481
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ncseaa.edu
To provide financial assistance to students enrolled in private colleges in North Carolina.
Title of Award: North Carolina Legislative Tuition Grants Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, a total of 30,732 students were receiving $47,980,273 through this program. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,800 per year. Funds are paid to the institution on behalf of the recipient. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to North Carolina residents attending a legislatively-designated private college in the state on a full-time basis. Financial need is not considered in the selection process. Students of theology, divinity, religious education, or any other course of study designed primarily for career preparation in a religious vocation are not eligible. Additional Information: This program was established in 1975.

1340 ■ NORTH CAROLINA STATE EDUCATION ASSISTANCE AUTHORITY

Attn: Scholarship and Grant Services
10 T.W. Alexander Drive
P.O. Box 14103
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-4103
Tel: (919)549-8614
Free: 800-700-1775
Fax: (919)549-8481
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ncseaa.edu
To provide financial assistance for education at private colleges and universities to students in North Carolina with financial need.
Title of Award: North Carolina State Contractual Scholarship Fund Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, a total of 13,415 students were receiving $33,793,025 through this program. Funds Available: Stipends range up to $1,100 per year, depending on the need of the recipient and the availability of funds. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: Eligible for this program are North Carolina residents who are enrolled as full-time or part-time undergraduate students at approved North Carolina private colleges and universities. Students enrolled in a program of study in theology, divinity, religious education, or any other program of study designed primarily for career preparation in a religious vocation are not eligible. Additional Information: Recipients are selected by the financial aid offices of the eligible private institutions in North Carolina. This program was established in 1971.

1341 ■ NORTH CAROLINA STATE EDUCATION ASSISTANCE AUTHORITY

Attn: Scholarship and Grant Services
10 Alexander Drive
P.O. Box 14103
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-4103
Tel: (919)549-8614
Free: 800-700-1775
Fax: (919)549-8481
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ncseaa.edu
To provide financial assistance to students at University of North Carolina (UNC) constituent institutions whose enrollment contributes to the diversity of the undergraduate population.
Title of Award: University of North Carolina Campus Scholarships-Part I Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, a total of 3,076 UNC Campus Scholarships, with a total value of $5,648,874, were awarded. Funds Available: The amount of the award depends upon the financial need of the recipient and the availability of funds. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to undergraduate students who are enrolled or planning to enroll full time at 1 of the 16 UNC institutions. Applicants must have graduated in the top 40% of their high school class, have a weighted GPA of 3.0 or higher, have an SAT score higher than the SAT score of the previous freshman class, and have a record of positive involvement in extracurricular activities. They must be able to demonstrate "exceptional financial need." Their enrollment must "contribute to the intellectual experiences and diversity of the undergraduate population." Deadline for Receipt: Deadline dates vary; check with the appropriate constituent institution. Additional Information: This program was established in 2003 as a replacement for the former North Carolina Minority Presence Grants, North Carolina Freshmen Scholars Program, North Carolina Incentive Scholarship Program, and the North Carolina Legislative College Opportunity Program. Students must submit applications to the constituent institution's financial aid office rather than directly to the North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority.

1342 ■ NORTH CAROLINA STATE EDUCATION ASSISTANCE AUTHORITY

Attn: Scholarship and Grant Services
10 Alexander Drive
P.O. Box 14103
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-4103
Tel: (919)549-8614
Free: 800-700-1775
Fax: (919)549-8481
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ncseaa.edu
To provide financial assistance to Native American residents of North Carolina interested in working on an undergraduate degree at a public institution in the state.
Title of Award: University of North Carolina Campus Scholarships-Part II Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, a total of 3,076 UNC Campus Scholarships, with a total value of $5,648,874, were awarded. Funds Available: The maximum stipend is $3,000 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed if the student maintains financial need and satisfactory academic progress.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of North Carolina who maintain cultural and political identification as a Native American through membership in an Indian tribe recognized by the United States or by the state of North Carolina, or through tribal affiliation or community recognition. Incoming freshmen must rank in the top half of their graduating class at a North Carolina high school; incoming transfers must have completed an associate degree and must have earned a GPA of 2.5 or higher at the 2-year college, or they must have a certificate in a program that articulates directly with an academic program at a constituent university and must have earned a GPA of 2.0 or higher at the college. Applicants must be admitted or enrolled in a regular undergraduate degree-granting program at 1 of the 16 constituent institutions of the University of North Carolina (UNC). They must be able to demonstrate financial need. Deadline for Receipt: Deadline dates vary; check with the participating school. Additional Information: This program was established in 2003 as a replacement for the former North Carolina Incentive Scholarship and Grant Program for Native Americans.

1343 ■ NORTH CAROLINA STATE EDUCATION ASSISTANCE AUTHORITY

Attn: Scholarship and Grant Services
10 T.W. Alexander Drive
P.O. Box 14103
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-4103
Tel: (919)549-8614
Free: 800-700-1775
Fax: (919)549-8481
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ncseaa.edu
To provide financial assistance to students enrolled at 1 of the branches of the University of North Carolina.
Title of Award: University of North Carolina System Need-Based Grants Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: Varies each year. Recently, 26,630 students were receiving $28,785,533 in support through this program Funds Available: Stipends depend on the need of the recipient and the availability of funds, to a maximum of $3,000 per year. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of North Carolina enrolled for at least 6 credit hours at any of the constituent institutions of the University of North Carolina. Applicants must be able to demonstrate financial need, based on data from the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Additional Information: The constituent institutions are Appalachian State University, East Carolina University, Elizabeth City State University, Fayetteville State University, North Carolina A&T State University, North Carolina Central University, North Carolina School of the Arts, North Carolina State University, University of North Carolina at Asheville, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, University of North Carolina at Pembroke, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Western Carolina University, and Winston-Salem State University.

1344 ■ NORTH DAKOTA ASSOCIATION OF THE BLIND

c/o Carol Schmitt, Scholarship Committee Chair
1412 Fifth Street S.W.
Minot, ND 58701
Tel: (701)838-3063
Web Site: http://www.ndab.org/Scholarship.html
To provide financial assistance for college or graduate school to blind students in North Dakota.
Title of Award: North Dakota Association of the Blind Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 3 each year: 1 at $1,000 and 2 at $500. Funds Available: Stipends are $1,000 or $500. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to North Dakota residents who are legally blind and attending an institution of higher education in the state. Applicants must be full-time students with a class standing of a sophomore through a graduate student and a GPA of 2.5 or higher. They must submit 2 letters of recommendation, transcripts, a family financial aid statement, and an essay that describes their vocational interests, how the scholarship will help them, their goals and aspirations, and what they have done to deal with situations involving their blindness. Selection is based on academic excellence, financial need, and service to the community. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 1990.

1345 ■ NORTH DAKOTA COUNCIL ON ABUSED WOMEN'S SERVICES

418 East Rosser, Suite 320
Bismarck, ND 58501-4046
Tel: (701)255-6240; 888-255-6240
Fax: (701)255-1904
Web Site: http://www.ndcaws.org/projects/scholarship/scholarship.asp
To provide financial assistance to women in North Dakota who are interested in attending a college or university in the state.
Title of Award: North Dakota Women's Opportunity Scholarship Fund Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: A stipend is awarded (amount not specified). Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to women residents of North Dakota who plan to enroll as a full-time student at a college, university, or certification program in the state. Applicants must be able to demonstrate income lower than established financial guidelines (currently less than $11,638 for a single person, rising to $39,463 for a family of 8). Along with their application, they must submit an essay of 500 to 1,000 words on their motivation for attending college and their plans for the future. Priority is given to 1) first-time students and current students in special circumstances that may prevent them from completing a pending degree or program; and 2) applicants who may not be eligible for sources of funding normally available to low-income applicants. Deadline for Receipt: June of each year.

1346 ■ NORTH DAKOTA NATIONAL GUARD

Attn: Education Services Office
P.O. Box 5511
Bismarck, ND 58506-5511
Tel: (701)333-3008
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.guard.bismarck.nd.us/benefits/default.asp?ID=298
To provide financial assistance for college to members of the North Dakota National Guard.
Title of Award: North Dakota National Guard Tuition 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: Members of the North Dakota Air National Guard receive reimbursement of 100% of their basic tuition costs, up to rates at the University of North Dakota; the school reimburses 25% of the tuition cost and the Guard reimburses the difference. Members of the North Dakota Army National Guard receive reimbursement of 25% of their basic tuition costs, up to rates at the University of North Dakota, from their school and up to $1,000 per semester from the Guard. Both the school and the Guard portion are paid after grades are posted; that may take 4 to 6 weeks before benefits are paid or credited. Duration: Benefits are available for up to 130 credit hours or the completion of an undergraduate degree.
Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must be members of the North Dakota National Guard and attending a participating undergraduate school: all North Dakota higher education public institutions, Jamestown College, University of Mary in Bismarck, and Trinity Bible College. They must earn a grade of "C" or higher in each course for which reimbursement is requested. Full-time AGR personnel do not qualify for this program. This is an entitlement program, provided all requirements are met. Deadline for Receipt: Applications should be submitted at least 30 days before the semester begins.

1347 ■ NORTH DAKOTA UNIVERSITY SYSTEM

Attn: Director of Financial Aid
State Capitol, Tenth Floor
600 East Boulevard Avenue, Department 215
Bismarck, ND 58505-0230
Tel: (701)328-4114
Fax: (701)328-2961
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ndus.nodak.edu
To waive tuition and fees for survivors of deceased fire fighters and peace officers at public institutions in North Dakota.
Title of Award: North Dakota Fee Waiver for Survivors of Deceased Fire Fighters and Peace Officers Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Qualified students are entitled to a waiver of all tuition and fees (except fees charged to retire outstanding bonds). Duration: 1 academic year; renewable.
Eligibility Requirements: Eligible for this benefit are residents of North Dakota who are the survivors of fire fighters and peace officers who died as a direct result of injuries received in the performance of official duties. Applicants must be attending or planning to attend a public college or university in North Dakota.

1348 ■ NORTH DAKOTA UNIVERSITY SYSTEM

Attn: North Dakota Indian Scholarship Program
919 South Seventh Street, Suite 603
Bismarck, ND 58504
Tel: (701)328-9661
Fax: (701)328-9662
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ndus.nodak.edu/students/financial-aid/details.asp?id=111
To provide financial assistance to Native American students in North Dakota colleges and universities.
Title of Award: North Dakota Indian Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies; approximately 150 to 175 each year. Funds Available: The amount of the stipend varies from $500 to $2,000 depending on scholastic ability, funds available, total number of applicants, and financial need. The award is divided into semester or quarter payments. The money is to be used to pay registration, health fees, board, room, books, and other necessary items handled by the institution. Any remaining balance may be used to cover the student's personal expenses. Duration: 1 academic year; renewable up to 3 additional years, if the recipient maintains a 2.0 GPA and continues to be in financial need.
Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must have at least one-quarter degree Indian blood, be residents of North Dakota or enrolled members of a tribe resident in North Dakota, and be accepted as full-time undergraduate students by an institution of higher learning or vocational education in North Dakota. Students must have at least a 2.0 GPA, although priority in funding is given to those with a GPA of 3.5 or higher. Participants in internships, student teaching, teaching assistance, or cooperative education programs are eligible only if participation in that program is required for the degree and only if tuition must be paid for the credits earned. Deadline for Receipt: July of each year.

1349 ■ NORTH DAKOTA UNIVERSITY SYSTEM

Attn: Director of Financial Aid
State Capitol, Tenth Floor
600 East Boulevard Avenue, Department 215
Bismarck, ND 58505-0230
Tel: (701)328-4114
Fax: (701)328-2961
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ndus.nodak.edu
To waive tuition and fees for members of the National Guard at public institutions in North Dakota.
Title of Award: North Dakota National Guard Fee Waiver Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Qualified members are entitled to a waiver of all tuition and fees (except fees charged to retire outstanding bonds). Duration: 1 academic year; renewable.
Eligibility Requirements: Eligible for this benefit are members of the North Dakota National Guard who meet the limitations and rules established by the Guard. Applicants must be attending or planning to attend a public college or university in North Dakota.

1350 ■ NORTH DAKOTA UNIVERSITY SYSTEM

Attn: Director of Financial Aid
State Capitol, Tenth Floor
600 East Boulevard Avenue, Department 215
Bismarck, ND 58505-0230
Tel: (701)328-4114
Fax: (701)328-2961
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ndus.nodak.edu
To provide financial assistance to outstanding high school seniors in North Dakota who are interested in attending college in the state.
Title of Award: North Dakota Scholars Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 25 to 30 each year. Funds Available: Students who attend a public or tribal college receive full payment of tuition. Students who attend a private institution in North Dakota receive a stipend equivalent to tuition at North Dakota State University or the University of North Dakota. Duration: 1 academic year; renewable up to 3 additional years, if the recipient maintains a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to seniors at high schools in North Dakota who took the ACT test in their junior year and scored in the upper 5th percentile of all North Dakota ACT test takers. Applicants must be interested in attending a college or university in North Dakota.

1351 ■ NORTH DAKOTA UNIVERSITY SYSTEM

Attn: Director of Financial Aid
State Capitol, Tenth Floor
600 East Boulevard Avenue, Department 215
Bismarck, ND 58505-0230
Tel: (701)328-4114
Fax: (701)328-2961
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ndus.nodak.edu
To waive tuition and fees for dependents of deceased or other veterans at public institutions in North Dakota.
Title of Award: North Dakota Veterans Dependents Fee Waiver Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Qualified students are entitled to a waiver of all tuition and fees (except fees charged to retire outstanding bonds) at public institutions in North Dakota. Duration: 1 academic year; renewable.
Eligibility Requirements: Eligible for this benefit are the dependents of veterans who were North Dakota residents when they entered the armed forces and died of service-related causes, were killed in action, were prisoners of war, or were declared missing in action. Applicants must be attending or planning to attend a public college or university in North Dakota.

1352 ■ NORTHERN CHEYENNE

Attn: Tribal Education Department
P.O. Box 307
Lame Deer, MT 59043
Tel: (406)477-6567
Free: 800-353-8183
Fax: (406)477-8150
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ncheyenne.net/nctribaled/index.htm
To provide financial assistance to Northern Cheyenne tribal members who are interested in vocational training.
Title of Award: Northern Cheyenne Adult Vocational Training Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Vocational/Occupational Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Funding under this program is supplemental to any other income. Grants are intended to cover living expenses, tuition, books, supplies related directly to the course, and child care. Transportation costs to training sites off the reservation are provided for the student and eligible family members. Medical coverage is provided by the Northern Cheyenne Indian Health Service for the duration of the training period. Duration: Up to 24 months for vocational training; up to 36 months for nursing training.
Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must be enrolled members of the Northern Cheyenne tribe, be between the ages of 18 and 40, be high school graduates or have obtained a high school equivalency before applying, and be enrolled or accepted in a Bureau of Indian Affairs-approved school. Northern Cheyennes are not required to reside on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation; other eligible Indian members may qualify for this assistance if they reside on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation. The applicant must intend to enroll in a full-time trade or vocational program that can be completed in 3 to 24 months and that will prepare the student for employment. Selection is based on academic achievement, educational goals, need for financial support, choice of school, and plans after graduation. Awards are made according to the following priorities: 1) renewal of grants to continuing students in good standing; 2) new applicants who are enrolled Northern Cheyenne residing on or near the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation; 3) enrolled Northern Cheyenne new applicants who reside outside the service area of the reservation; 4) other Indian enrolled tribal members residing on the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation; and 5) individuals requesting retraining. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year for fall quarter/semester; September of each year for winter quarter/spring semester/spring quarter; March of each year for summer school. Additional Information: Individuals can request support for retraining, provided they can supply a physician's statement explaining why they cannot continue in their present occupation. Recipients must complete at least 12 units each semester or quarter with a GPA of 2.0 or higher. Recipients who voluntarily discontinue training without prior approval from the tribe or because of poor attendance or academic performance are not eligible for continued financial assistance.

1353 ■ NORTHERN CHEYENNE

Attn: Tribal Education Department
P.O. Box 307
Lame Deer, MT 59043
Tel: (406)477-6567
Free: 800-353-8183
Fax: (406)477-8150
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ncheyenne.net/nctribaled/index.htm
To provide financial assistance for college or graduate school to Northern Cheyenne tribal members.
Title of Award: Northern Cheyenne Higher Education Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Approximately 80 each year. Funds Available: The stipend depends on the need of the recipient, to a maximum of $6,000 per year. These awards are intended to supplement other available sources of funding. The scholarship must be used for tuition, subsistence, required fees, and textbooks. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed if the recipient maintains a GPA of 2.0 or higher and completes at least 14 quarter or 16 semester units as a freshman and sophomore and at least 16 quarter or 18 semester units as a junior or senior.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to enrolled Northern Cheyenne tribal members who have been accepted to a degree program at an accredited college or university. The priority order for awards is 1) continuing and former college students in good standing; 2) graduating high school seniors in good standing or first-time adult college applicants not previously funded; 3) students or other individuals who have previously failed to meet the requirements of the scholarship program; and 4) graduate students (if funds are still available). All applicants must be able to demonstrate financial need. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year for fall quarter/semester; September of each year for winter quarter/spring semester/spring quarter; March of each year for summer school. Additional Information: Recipients who reside in Montana are expected to attend a postsecondary institution in the state. They must pay the difference in cost between Montana public postsecondary schools and private or out-of-state schools, if they elect to attend either of those. An exception is made if no comparable course of study exists in a Montana public institution. Eligible Northern Cheyenne Indians residing out of state are subject to the same regulation; however, they may enroll in a Montana institution of higher learning if there is no comparable course of study at a public institution in their home state.

1354 ■ NORTHERN NEW YORK COMMUNITY FOUNDATION, INC.

120 Washington Street, Suite 400
Watertown, NY 13601
Tel: (315)782-7110
Fax: (315)782-0047
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nnycf.org
To provide financial assistance for college to members of the 10th Mountain Division who have been awarded the Purple Heart while the division was stationed at Fort Drum, New York and their dependents. who are majoring in nursing or a related health field.
Title of Award: Rotary Purple Heart Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 3 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members of the 10th Mountain Division and their dependents. Applicants must have been awarded the Purple Heart while the division was stationed at Fort Drum, New York. They must be high school seniors applying for the freshmen year, college sophomores for the junior year (at least a 3.0 GPA is required for them), and nontraditional students for any year in college. High school juniors who will graduate early because they are in an advanced placement program may also apply. Interviews are required. Selection is based on academic achievement, personal data, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: Applications may be submitted at any time. Additional Information: These scholarships were first awarded in 2005.

1355 ■ NUFACTOR

Attn: Scholarship Administrator
41093 Country Center Drive, Suite B
Temecula, CA 92591
Tel: (951)296-2516
Free: 800-323-6832
Fax: (951)296-2565
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nufactor.com/web_pages/edostie_scholarship.html
To provide financial assistance for college to students with hemophilia or members of their families.
Title of Award: Eric Dostie Memorial College Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 10 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to 1) students with hemophilia or a related bleeding disorder or 2) members of their families. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and enrolled or planning to enroll full time in an accredited 2- or 4-year college program. They must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Along with their application, they must submit a 400-word essay that explains what motivates them to pursue a higher education, what subjects they plan to study, what major forces or obstacles in their life has led to that path of study, what they plan to do with their education after school, and how that may be of benefit to humankind. Financial need is also considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year.

1356 ■ OAHU COUNCIL OF FILIPINO CATHOLIC CLUBS

Attn: Josie Rayray, Information and Education Committee
47-464 Poomau Street
Kaneohe, HI 96744
Tel: (808)266-9893
To provide financial assistance for high school, college, or seminary to descendants of members of the Oahu Council of Filipino Catholic Clubs.
Title of Award: Oahu Council of Filipino Catholic Clubs Scholarship Program 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: Several each year. Funds Available: A stipend is awarded (amount not specified). Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school, college, and seminary students from Hawaii whose parents or grandparents have been members of the organization for at least 1 year. Applicants must be 1) Filipino Catholics attending Catholic colleges or high schools or non-Catholic colleges, or 2) Filipino students attending a seminary or convent. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and be able to demonstrate financial need. Along with their application, they must submit an essay about their significant experiences, accomplishments, future goals, and service to school, church, and community. An interview is required. Deadline for Receipt: July of each year.

1357 ■ HUGH O'BRIAN YOUTH LEADERSHIP

Attn: Director of Constituency Services
10880 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 410
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Tel: (310)474-4370
Fax: (310)475-5426
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.hoby.org
To provide financial assistance for college to students who have performed community service activities as part of participation in the Hugh O'Brian Youth (HOBY) Leadership for Service activities.
Title of Award: Leadership for Service Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 2 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: All students in grade 10 in public and private high schools in the United States and certain foreign countries are eligible to apply to participate in the HOBY program. Students who complete at least 100 hours of community service as part of the Leadership for Service program are eligible to apply for these scholarships. Additional Information: This program is funded by the ECI Scholarship Foundation of Educational Communications Inc., publisher of Who's Who Among American High School Students.

1358 ■ OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

Attn: Education Assistance Office
2302 Militia Drive
Jefferson City, MO 65101-1203
Tel: (573)638-9637; 888-526-6664
Fax: (573)638-9620
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.moguard.com/StateEdAsst/edu.htm
To provide financial assistance for college to members of the Missouri National Guard.
Title of Award: Missouri National Guard State-Sponsored Educational 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, depending on the availability of funds. Funds Available: Personnel who entered the Missouri National Guard prior to April 1, 2001 and have less than 10 total years of military service receive 100% tuition funding. Personnel who became members of the Missouri National Guard after April 1, 2001 receive 50% tuition funding. Awards may not exceed the tuition rate charged at the University of Missouri. Duration: Support is provided for 10 semesters, or 150 credit hours, or completion of a bachelor's degree, whichever comes first. Recipients must maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members of the Missouri National Guard who are participating satisfactorily in required training. Applicants must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a full-time or part-time undergraduate at an approved public or private institution of higher learning. If they have already completed some college courses, they must have earned a GPA of 2.5 or higher. As currently structured, priority is given to personnel in the following order: 1) officers who do not have a bachelor's degree, regardless of their length of service; 2) non prior service enlistees accessed to fill a valid unit vacancy; 3) prior service transfers access to fill a valid unit vacancy; and 4) prior service beyond first term with less than 10 years total military service. Deadline for Receipt: September of each year for fall semester; January of each year for spring semester.

1359 ■ OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

Attn: Nebraska National Guard
1300 Military Road
Lincoln, NE 68508-1090
Tel: (402)309-7143
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.neguard.com
To provide an opportunity for enlisted members of the Nebraska National Guard to pursue additional education.
Title of Award: Nebraska National Guard Tuition Assistance 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 1,200 each year. Funds Available: Students at state-supported institutions are exempted from payment of 75% of the tuition charges at their schools. Students at independent, nonprofit, accredited colleges and universities in Nebraska receive a credit equal to the amount they would receive if they attended the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. All funds are paid directly to the school. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.
Eligibility Requirements: Eligible for this benefit are members of the Nebraska National Guard who are enrolled in a Nebraska university, college, or community college. Commissioned and warrant officers and enlisted personnel who already have a baccalaureate degree are not eligible. Guard members must apply for this assistance within 10 years of the date of initial enlistment. The credit is not available for graduate study or noncredit courses. Priority is given to Guard members who have previously received these benefits. Deadline for Receipt: June of each year for academic terms beginning between July and September; September of each year for academic terms beginning between October and December; December of each year for academic terms beginning between January and March; March of each year for academic terms beginning between April and June. Additional Information: Any member of the Nebraska National Guard who receives this assistance must agree to serve in the Guard for 3 years after completion of the courses for which assistance was given.

1360 ■ OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

Attn: State Scholarship Committee
State Military Reservation
4 Pembroke Road
Concord, NH 03301-5652
Tel: (603)227-1550
Fax: (603)225-1257
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nharmyguard.com/members/educationBenefits/index.htm
To provide financial assistance for college or graduate school to members of the New Hampshire National Guard.
Title of Award: New Hampshire National Guard Tuition Waiver 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, depending on availability of space. Funds Available: A portion of tuition is waived for Guard members who attend on a space-available basis. The amount of the waiver depends on other assistance the student is receiving. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to active members of the New Hampshire National Guard who have completed advanced individual training or commissioning and have at least a 90% attendance rate at annual training and drill assemblies. Applicants may be working on any type of academic degree at designated institutions in New Hampshire. They must apply for financial aid from their school, for the New Hampshire National Guard Scholarship Program, and for federal tuition assistance. Additional Information: This program began in 1996. The designated institutions are the University of New Hampshire, Keene State College, Plymouth State College, The College for Lifelong Learning, and all New Hampshire community technical colleges.

1361 ■ OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

789 Vermont National Guard Road
Colchester, VT 05446-3099
Tel: (802)338-3450
Web Site: http://www.vtguard.com
To provide financial assistance for college to the children and spouses of deceased members of the armed services in Vermont.
Title of Award: Vermont Armed Services Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Full tuition, in excess of any funds the student receives as a federal Pell Grant, is paid at Vermont public institutions. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed until completion of 130 academic credits.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to the children and spouses of 1) members of the Vermont National Guard who have been killed since 1955 or who since January 1, 2001 have died while on active or inactive duty; 2) members in good standing of the active Reserve forces of the United States who since January 1, 2001 have died while on active or inactive duty and who were Vermont residents at the time of death; and 3) members of the active armed forces of the United States who since January 1, 2001 have died while on active duty and who, at the time of death, were Vermont residents, nonresident members of the Vermont National Guard mobilized to active duty, or nonresident active Reserve force members of a Vermont-based Reserve unit mobilized to active duty. Applicants must be residents of Vermont and attending or planning to attend a Vermont public university, college, or technical institute.

1362 ■ OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

Attn: Education Office
1703 Coonskin Drive
Charleston, WV 25311-1085
Tel: (304)561-6306; (866)986-4326
Fax: (304)561-6377
Web Site: http://www.wv.ngb.army.mil
To provide financial assistance for undergraduate studies to members of the National Guard in West Virginia.
Title of Award: West Virginia National Guard Educational Encouragement 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: If the recipient attends a publicly-supported school in West Virginia, 100% of the tuition and fees are covered. Recipients attending private schools in the state are awarded a sum not to exceed the highest amounts paid for tuition/fees at state institutions. Duration: 1 academic year; may be renewed.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to active members of the West Virginia National Guard who are residents of West Virginia and interested in working on an undergraduate degree at a public or private college in the state. Recipients must maintain satisfactory participation (90% attendance) in the Guard. Persons who have received a baccalaureate degree or its equivalent, or a trade school certification, are deemed to have completed undergraduate study and are not eligible to participate in this program.

1363 ■ OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

Attn: Press Office
206 the Capitol
Tallahassee, FL 32399
Tel: (850)488-5394
Fax: (850)413-0909
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.floridablackhistory.com
To recognize and reward, with college scholarships, students in Florida who submit outstanding essays on a topic related to Black History Month.
Title of Award: Florida Governor's Black History Month Essay Contest Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: 3 each year: 1 in each of the grade categories. Funds Available: Winners receive full payment of tuition at the Florida state college or university of their choice. Duration: The competition is held annually. Winners receive payment of tuition for 4 years.
Eligibility Requirements: This competition is open to all Florida students in 3 categories: elementary (grades K-5), middle (grades 6-8), and high school (grades 9-12). Applicants must submit an essay, up to 500 words in length, on a topic that changes annually but relates to Black History. A recent topic was "What Impact Has an African American Athlete from Florida Had on My Life?" Deadline for Receipt: January of each year. Additional Information: This competition was first held in 2003.

1364 ■ OHIO BOARD OF REGENTS

Attn: State Grants and Scholarships
57 East Main Street, Fourth Floor
P.O. Box 182452
Columbus, OH 43218-2452
Tel: (614)466-7420; 888-833-1133
Fax: (614)752-5903
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.regents.state.oh.us/sgs/OAS.htm
To provide financial assistance for college to outstanding high school seniors in Ohio.
Title of Award: Ohio Academic Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 for each public, private, or vocational high school in Ohio; additional awards are then granted until a total of 1,000 have been presented. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,205 per year. Duration: Up to 8 semesters or 12 quarters.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to seniors graduating from high schools in Ohio. Applicants must be planning to enroll for full-time undergraduate study at a college or university in Ohio. Selection is based on ACT scores and high school grades. Each high school in the state identifies the top 5 applicants and submits those 5 applications to the Ohio Board of Regents. The top candidate receives an award and the remaining applicants are placed in a statewide pool and chosen on a competitive basis until all the awards have been presented. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 1978.

1365 ■ OHIO BOARD OF REGENTS

Attn: State Grants and Scholarships
57 East Main Street, Fourth Floor
P.O. Box 182452
Columbus, OH 43218-2452
Tel: (614)466-7420; 888-833-1133
Fax: (614)752-5903
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.regents.state.oh.us/sgs/oig.htm
To provide financial assistance for college to students from Ohio.
Title of Award: Ohio Instructional 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, depending upon the funds available. Recently, approximately 83,000 students received these grants. Funds Available: Awards are based on the need of the recipient and range from $174 to $5,466 per year. They may not exceed tuition costs. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed up to 3 additional years.
Eligibility Requirements: To be eligible for these scholarships, students must be Ohio residents and U.S. citizens who are attending or planning to attend eligible colleges and universities in Ohio or Pennsylvania as full-time undergraduate students. Financial need (family income of $39,000 per year or less) must be demonstrated. Deadline for Receipt: September of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 1970.

1366 ■ OHIO BOARD OF REGENTS

Attn: State Grants and Scholarships
57 East Main Street, Fourth Floor
P.O. Box 182452
Columbus, OH 43218-2452
Tel: (614)466-7420; 888-833-1133
Fax: (614)752-5903
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.regents.state.oh.us/sgs/parttimegrant.htm
To provide financial assistance for part-time undergraduate education to students in Ohio.
Title of Award: Ohio Part-time Student Instructional 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; recently, 28,349 students received these grants. Funds Available: Participating schools determine the amount of each award, based on guidelines set by the Board of Regents and the need of the recipient. Grants may not exceed the actual cost of attendance. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed up to 3 additional years.
Eligibility Requirements: To be eligible for these scholarships, students must be Ohio residents who are attending or planning to attend public, private, and proprietary colleges and universities in Ohio and take fewer than 12 credit hours per term. Financial need must be demonstrated. Special consideration is given to single heads of household and displaced homemakers. Participating schools select the recipients. Deadline for Receipt: Each participating college or university sets its own deadline. Additional Information: This program was established in 1993.

1367 ■ OHIO BOARD OF REGENTS

Attn: State Grants and Scholarships
57 East Main Street, Fourth Floor
P.O. Box 182452
Columbus, OH 43218-2452
Tel: (614)466-7420; 888-833-1133
Fax: (614)752-5903
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.regents.state.oh.us/sgs/ohiosafetyofficers.htm
To provide financial assistance for the undergraduate education of children of Ohio peace officers and fire fighters killed in the line of duty.
Title of Award: Ohio Safety Officers College Memorial Fund Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 54 students received benefits from this program. Funds Available: At Ohio public colleges and universities, the program provides full payment of tuition. At Ohio private colleges and universities, the stipend is equivalent to the average amounts paid to students attending public institutions, currently $3,990 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed up to 3 additional years.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Ohio residents whose parent or spouse was a peace officer, fire fighter, or other safety officer killed in the line of duty anywhere in the United States. Applicants must be interested in attending a participating Ohio college or university. Deadline for Receipt: Application deadlines are established by each participating college and university. Additional Information: Eligible institutions are Ohio state-assisted colleges and universities and Ohio institutions approved by the Board of Regents. This program was established in 1980.

1368 ■ OHIO BOARD OF REGENTS

Attn: State Grants and Scholarships
57 East Main Street, Fourth Floor
P.O. Box 182452
Columbus, OH 43218-2452
Tel: (614)466-7420; 888-833-1133
Fax: (614)752-5903
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.regents.state.oh.us/sgs/warorphans.htm
To provide financial assistance for college to the children of deceased or disabled Ohio veterans.
Title of Award: Ohio War Orphans Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies, depending upon the funds available. If sufficient funds are available, all eligible applicants are given a scholarship. Recently, 861 students received benefits from this program. Funds Available: At Ohio public colleges and universities, the program provides full payment of tuition. At Ohio private colleges and universities, the stipend is equivalent to the average amount paid to students attending public institutions, currently $4,710 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed up to 4 additional years.
Eligibility Requirements: To be eligible for these scholarships, students must be between 16 and 21 years of age at the time of application; must have been residents of Ohio for the past year or, if the parent was not a resident of Ohio at the time of enlistment, for the year immediately preceding application and any other 4 of the last 10 years; and must be enrolled for full-time undergraduate study at an eligible Ohio college or university. At least 1 parent must have been a member of the U.S. armed forces, including the organized Reserves and Ohio National Guard, for a period of 90 days or more (or discharged because of a disability incurred after less than 90 days of service) who served during World War I, World War II, the Korean Conflict, the Vietnam era, or the Persian Gulf War, and who, as a result of that service, either was killed or became at least 60% service-connected disabled. Also eligible are children of veterans who have a permanent and total non-service connected disability and are receiving disability benefits from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Children of veteran parents who served in the organized Reserves or Ohio National Guard are also eligible if the parent was killed or became permanently and totally disabled while at a scheduled training assembly (of any duration or length) or active duty for training, pursuant to bona fide orders issued by a competent authority. Deadline for Receipt: June of each year. Additional Information: Eligible institutions are Ohio state-assisted colleges and universities and Ohio institutions approved by the Board of Regents. This program was established in 1957.

1369 ■ OHIO NATIONAL GUARD ENLISTED ASSOCIATION

1266 West Third Avenue
Columbus, OH 43212
Tel: (740)574-5932
Free: 800-642-6642
Fax: (614)486-2216
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ongea.org
To provide financial assistance for college to members of the Ohio National Guard Enlisted Association (ONGEA) and children of members of the ONGEA Auxiliary.
Title of Award: ONGEA Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 5to10 each year, depending upon the availability of funds. Funds Available: Stipends are $1,000 or $500. After verification of enrollment is provided, checks are sent to the recipient and made out to the recipient's school. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: The following persons are eligible to apply: sons and daughters of ONGEA Auxiliary members (spouse must have at least 1 year remaining on his/her enlistment following the completion of the school year for which the application is submitted); unmarried dependent sons and daughters of deceased ONGEA and ONGEA Auxiliary members who were in good standing the time of their death; and single ONGEA members. Spouses of ONGEA members must also be a member of the ONGEA Auxiliary in order for a dependent to be considered for this award (unless the ONGEA member is a single parent). Applicants must be enrolling as full-time undergraduate students at a college, university, trade school, or business school. Graduate students are not eligible. All applications must be accompanied by a transcript of high school and (if appropriate) college credits, a letter from the applicant describing educational goals and financial need, 3 letters of recommendation, and a copy of the current membership cards of both parents or current membership card of the single parent. Selection is based on academic record, character, leadership, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: This program is sponsored jointly by ONGEA, the ONGEA Auxiliary, USAA Insurance Corporation, and the First Cleveland Cavalry Association. Information is also available from the ONGEA Scholarship Chair, Nancy McDowell, 817 Franklin Avenue, Wheelersburg, OH 45694.

1370 ■ OKLAHOMA BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL WOMEN

Attn: OK/BPW State Foundation
P.O. Box 160
Maud, OK 74854-0160
Tel: (405)374-2866
Fax: (405)374-2316
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.okbpw.org/found.htm
To provide financial assistance for college to women, especially nontraditional students, in Oklahoma.
Title of Award: Oklahoma BPW Foundation 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, 8 of these scholarships were awarded: 3 at $1,000, 3 at $750, and 2 at $500. Funds Available: Stipends are $1,000, $750, or $500. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to women who are attending a college, university, or technical school in Oklahoma. Special consideration is given to nontraditional students. Selection is based on financial need, a description of career plans and goals, academics, and employment and volunteer record. Additional Information: This program includes the following named scholarships: the Jewell Russell Mann Scholarship, the Dorothy Dickerson Scholarship, the Ann Garrison/Delores Schofield Scholarship, and the Dr. Ann Marie Benson Scholarship.

1371 ■ OKLAHOMA FUNERAL DIRECTORS ASSOCIATION

Attn: Scholarship Committee
6801 North Broadway, Suite 106
Oklahoma City, OK 73116
Tel: (405)843-0730
Fax: (405)843-5404
To provide financial assistance to Oklahoma residents who are interested in attending a mortuary college.
Title of Award: J. Paul Norwood Memorial Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Mortuary science Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Funds Available: The maximum stipend is $1,500. Funds are sent to the recipient's school and must be used only for tuition and books. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed if the recipient continues to do satisfactory work.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school seniors in Oklahoma who have a GPS of 2.0 or higher. Applicants must be recommended by a member of the sponsoring organization, meet the educational requirements of the Oklahoma State Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors, and possess the following personal characteristics: an acute mind, a pleasing personality, good character, ambition, and leadership abilities. They must "have abstained from participation in activities which created behavior incidents." Financial need is also considered in the selection process. Additional Information: Recipients must work at a funeral home in Oklahoma for 2 years following graduation. If they fail to complete that obligation, they must repay all funds received plus 10% interest.

1372 ■ OKLAHOMA STATE REGENTS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION

Attn: Director of Scholarship and Grant Programs
655 Research Parkway, Suite 200
P.O. Box 108850
Oklahoma City, OK 73101-8850
Tel: (405)225-9239
Free: 800-858-1840
Fax: (405)225-9230
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.okhighered.org/student-center/financial-aid/heartland.shtml
To provide financial assistance for college to families of victims of the bombing of the Oklahoma City federal building.
Title of Award: Heartland Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: This is an entitlement program, open only to qualified individuals. Funds Available: Annual awards are $5,500 for students attending a comprehensive university, $4,000 for students attending a 4-year regional university, or $3,500 for students attending a 2-year college. Duration: Up to 5 years of undergraduate study.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to dependent children of individuals killed in the April 19, 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, or surviving dependent children who were injured in the federal building daycare center. Applicants may attend accredited institutions of higher education in Oklahoma or outside the state.

1373 ■ OKLAHOMA STATE REGENTS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION

Attn: Director of Scholarship and Grant Programs
655 Research Parkway, Suite 200
P.O. Box 108850
Oklahoma City, OK 73101-8850
Tel: (405)225-9239
Free: 800-858-1840
Fax: (405)225-9230
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.okpromise.org
To provide financial assistance to Oklahoma residents who complete a specified high school curriculum.
Title of Award: Oklahoma Higher Learning Access 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: Students enrolled at an institution in the Oklahoma State System of Higher Education receive resident tuition, paid to the institution on their behalf. Students enrolled at an accredited private institution have tuition paid at an amount equivalent to the resident tuition at a comparable institution of the state system. Students enrolled in eligible vocational/technical programs have their tuition paid. No provision is made for other educational expenses, such as books, supplies, room, board, or other special fees. Duration: Up to 5 years or until completion of a bachelor's degree, whichever occurs first. The award must be taken up within 3 years of high school graduation.
Eligibility Requirements: Applicants for this program sign up during their 8th, 9th, or 10th grade year at an Oklahoma high school. If they complete a specified high school curriculum and demonstrate a commitment to academic success, they receive assistance when they attend college. Applicants must 1) demonstrate financial need (currently defined as a family income less than $50,000); 2) achieve a GPA of 2.5 or higher both cumulatively and in the required curriculum; 3) fulfill an agreement to attend school, do homework regularly, refrain from substance abuse and criminal or delinquent acts, and have school work and records reviewed by mentors; and 4) be admitted as a regular entering freshman at an Oklahoma college, university, or area vocational technical school. Deadline for Receipt: Applications must be submitted by June following completion of the student's 8th, 9th, or 10th grade year. Additional Information: The required curriculum consists of 17 units: 4 of English, 2 of laboratory science, 3 of mathematics, 3 of history and citizenship skills (including 1 of U.S. history and 2 from the subjects of history, government, economics, civics, and/or non-Western culture), 2 of a foreign language or computer technology, 1 of fine arts (music, art, drama) or speech, and 2 additional units from any of those subjects.

1374 ■ OKLAHOMA STATE REGENTS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION

Attn: Director of Scholarship and Grant Programs
655 Research Parkway, Suite 200
P.O. Box 108850
Oklahoma City, OK 73101-8850
Tel: (405)225-9239
Free: 800-858-1840
Fax: (405)225-9230
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.okhighered.org/student-center/financial-aid/dhs.shtml
To provide financial assistance for college to residents in Oklahoma who have been in a foster care program of the Department of Human Services (DHS).
Title of Award: Oklahoma Independent Living Act Tuition Waivers 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: Under this program, all resident tuition fees are waived. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed until the student reaches 26 years of age or completes a baccalaureate degree or program certificate, whichever comes first.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of Oklahoma who graduated within the previous 3 years from an accredited high school in the state or from a high school bordering Oklahoma as approved by the State Board of Education, or who have completed the GED requirements. Applicants must be younger than 21 years of age and have been in DHS custody for at least 9 months between 16 and 18 years of age. They must currently be enrolled at an Oklahoma public college or university or in certain programs at technology centers. Additional Information: The Oklahoma State Legislature established this program in 2000.

1375 ■ OKLAHOMA STATE REGENTS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION

Attn: Director of Scholarship and Grant Programs
655 Research Parkway, Suite 200
P.O. Box 108850
Oklahoma City, OK 73101-8850
Tel: (405)225-9239
Free: 800-858-1840
Fax: (405)225-9230
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.okhighered.org/student-center/financial-aid/natlguard.shtml
To provide financial assistance for college to members of the Oklahoma National Guard.
Title of Award: Oklahoma National Guard Tuition Waiver 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: Under this program, all tuition is waived. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed as long as the Guard member remains in good standing both in the unit and in the college or university, to a maximum of 6 years from the date of first application.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to current members in good standing of the Oklahoma National Guard who do not have any other baccalaureate or graduate degree. Applicants must be attending or planning to attend a state-supported college or university in Oklahoma to work on an associate or baccalaureate degree. They must have submitted a plan for completion of their degree to the Guard. Courses leading to a certification, continuing education courses, and career technology courses that are not counted towards a degree at another institution are not covered. Additional Information: Information is also available from the Oklahoma Military Department, Attn: Educational Service Office, 3501 Military Circle, Oklahoma City, OK 73111, (405) 425-8300, (800) 362-4534, Fax: (405) 425-8674, E-mail: [email protected], Web site: www.okguard.com.

1376 ■ OKLAHOMA STATE REGENTS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION

Attn: Director of Scholarship and Grant Programs
655 Research Parkway, Suite 200
P.O. Box 108850
Oklahoma City, OK 73101-8850
Tel: (405)225-9239
Free: 800-858-1840
Fax: (405)225-9230
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.okhighered.org/academic-scholars
To provide financial assistance to outstanding high school seniors and recent graduates who wish to attend a college or university in Oklahoma.
Title of Award: Oklahoma State Regents Academic 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; recently, 620 entering freshmen received this support (including 382 "automatic qualifiers" and 238 institutional nominees. A total of 2,078 students were enrolled in the program. Funds Available: The program provides funding for tuition, fees, room and board, and textbooks. The exact amount of funding awarded varies each year; for "automatic qualifiers" (the first 4 ways to qualify), it is currently $5,500 per year for students at the 3 comprehensive universities, $4,000 per year for students at other 4-year public or private colleges or universities in Oklahoma, or $3,500 per year for students at Oklahoma 2-year colleges. For institutional nominees, the current rate is $2,800 per year at the 3 comprehensive universities, $2,000 per year at other 4-year institutions, or $1,800 at 2-year colleges. Students who enroll at public universities and colleges are also eligible for a tuition waiver. Duration: Up to 4 years of undergraduate study, as long as the recipient remains a full-time student with a GPA of 3.25 or higher.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school seniors who have 5 ways to qualify: 1) residents of Oklahoma whose ACT or SAT score is at least at the 99.5 percentile level and whose GPA and/or class rank are considered exceptional; 2) residents of any state designated as a National Merit Scholar; 3) residents of any state designated as a National Merit Scholar Finalist; 4) residents of any state designated as a Presidential Scholar; or 5) institutional nominees, from Oklahoma's comprehensive universities (University of Oklahoma, University of Tulsa, Oklahoma State University) who have either an ACT of at least 32 (or SAT equivalent) or a GPA of 3.9 or higher and a ranking in the top 2% of their class, from Oklahoma's regional universities who have either an ACT of at least 30 (or SAT equivalent) or a GPA of 3.8 or higher and a ranking in the top 4% of their class, or from Oklahoma's 2-year colleges who have either an ACT of at least 29 (or SAT equivalent) or a GPA of 3.7 or higher and a ranking in the top 5% of their class. Deadline for Receipt: September of each year. Additional Information: Recipients may enroll in either public or private schools. This program was established in 1988. Recipients must attend a school in Oklahoma.

1377 ■ OKLAHOMA STATE REGENTS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION

655 Research Parkway, Suite 200
P.O. Box 108850
Oklahoma City, OK 73101-8850
Tel: (405)225-9456; 877-662-6231
Fax: (405)225-9476
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.okhighered.org/student-center/financial-aid/otag.shtml
To provide financial assistance for college to Oklahoma residents who demonstrate financial need.
Title of Award: Oklahoma Tuition Aid 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: At public colleges, universities, and technology centers, the annual stipend is $1,000 or 75% of enrollment costs, whichever is less. At private colleges and universities, the annual stipend is $1,300 or 75% of enrollment costs, whichever is less. Duration: 1 year; renewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of Oklahoma who are attending or planning to attend public or private institutions in Oklahoma. To apply, they must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid and demonstrate financial need. Deadline for Receipt: Applications are accepted through June of each year, but students should apply as early after the beginning of January as possible and by the end of April for best consideration. Additional Information: This program is supported by state funds and by federal funds from the Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership (LEAP) Program.

1378 ■ OKLAHOMA STATE REGENTS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION

Attn: Director of Scholarship and Grant Programs
655 Research Parkway, Suite 200
P.O. Box 108850
Oklahoma City, OK 73101-8850
Tel: (405)225-9456; 877-662-6231
Fax: (405)225-9230
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.okhighered.org/student-center/financial-aid/oteg.shtml
To provide financial assistance to Oklahoma residents who meet financial need requirements and are entering college as first-time freshmen.
Title of Award: Oklahoma Tuition Equalization Grant Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000 per year. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of Oklahoma entering a nonprofit private or independent institution of higher education in the state as a full-time undergraduate for the first time. Applicants must have a family income of $50,000 or less.

1379 ■ OKLAHOMA STATE REGENTS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION

Attn: Director of Scholarship and Grant Programs
655 Research Parkway, Suite 200
P.O. Box 108850
Oklahoma City, OK 73101-8850
Tel: (405)225-9239
Free: 800-858-1840
Fax: (405)225-9230
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.okhighered.org
To provide financial assistance for college to the children of deceased Oklahoma peace officers and fire fighters.
Title of Award: Oklahoma Tuition Waiver for Dependents of Peace Officers and Fire Fighters 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 applicants are entitled to receive free tuition at any Oklahoma state-supported postsecondary educational, technical, or vocational school. Duration: Assistance continues for 5 years or until receipt of a bachelor's degree, whichever occurs first.
Eligibility Requirements: Applicants for this assistance must be children of Oklahoma peace officers or fire fighters who lost their lives in the line of duty. Selection is based on financial need, academic aptitude and achievement, student activity participation, academic level, and academic discipline or field of study.

1380 ■ OKLAHOMA STATE REGENTS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION

Attn: Director of Scholarship and Grant Programs
655 Research Parkway, Suite 200
P.O. Box 108850
Oklahoma City, OK 73101-8850
Tel: (405)225-9239
Free: 800-858-1840
Fax: (405)225-9230
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.okhighered.org
To provide financial assistance for college to Oklahoma residents (or their dependents) who were declared prisoners of war or missing in action.
Title of Award: Oklahoma Tuition Waiver for Prisoners of War, Persons Missing in Action, and Dependents 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 applicants are entitled to receive free tuition at any Oklahoma state-supported postsecondary educational, technical, or vocational school. Duration: Assistance continues for 5 years or until receipt of a bachelor's degree, whichever occurs first.
Eligibility Requirements: Applicants for this assistance must be veterans who were declared prisoners of war or missing in action after January 1, 1960 and were residents of Oklahoma at the time of entrance into the armed forces or when declared POW/MIA. Dependent children of those veterans are also eligible as long as they are under 24 years of age. Selection is based on financial need, academic aptitude and achievement, student activity participation, academic level, and academic discipline or field of study Additional Information: This assistance is not available to persons eligible to receive federal benefits.

1381 ■ OKLAHOMA STATE REGENTS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION

Attn: Director of Scholarship and Grant Programs
655 Research Parkway, Suite 200
P.O. Box 108850
Oklahoma City, OK 73101-8850
Tel: (405)225-9239
Free: 800-858-1840
Fax: (405)225-9230
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.okhighered.org/student-center/financial-aid/rubs.shtml
To provide financial assistance to Oklahoma residents who are attending designated publicly-supported regional universities in the state.
Title of Award: Regional University Baccalaureate 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 165 each year: 15 at each of the 11 participating regional universities. Funds Available: The stipend is $3,000 per year. Awardees also receive a resident tuition waiver from the institution. Duration: Up to 4 years if the recipient maintains a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher and full-time enrollment.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of Oklahoma who are attending 1 of 11 designated regional public institutions in the state and working on an undergraduate degree. Applicants must 1) be designated a National Merit Semifinalist or Commended Student, or 2) have an ACT score of at least 30 and have an exceptional GPA and class ranking as determined by the collegiate institution. Selection is based on academic promise. Additional Information: Applicants apply through the financial aid office of the university. The participating regional universities are the University of Central Oklahoma, East Central University, Northeastern State University, Northwestern Oklahoma State University, Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Southwestern Oklahoma State University, Cameron University, Langston University, Rogers State University, Oklahoma Panhandle State University, and the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma.

1382 ■ ONEIDA NATION OF WISCONSIN

Attn: Higher Education Office
Norbert Hill Center, Room 1175
N7210 Seminary Road
P.O. Box 365
Oneida, WI 54155-0365
Tel: (920)869-4033
Free: 800-236-2214
Fax: (920)869-4039
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.oneidanation.org
To provide financial assistance for undergraduate or graduate study to members of the Oneida Tribe of Wisconsin.
Title of Award: Oneida Tribe Higher Education 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, depending upon the funds available. Funds Available: Stipends range up to $20,000 per year, depending on the need of the recipient. Duration: The total length of eligibility is 6 terms for vocation/technical students, 10 terms for undergraduate students, 6 terms for graduate students, and 10 terms for doctoral students. To be eligible for renewal, vocational/technical students and undergraduates must maintain a GPA of 2.0 or higher and graduate and doctoral students must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to enrolled members of the Oneida Tribe of Wisconsin who have a high school diploma, HSED diploma, or GED. Applicants must be working on or planning to work on a vocational/technical, undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral degree. They must be able to demonstrate financial need. Deadline for Receipt: Applications must be submitted by April of each year for the fall term, by September of each year for the spring term, or by April of each year for the summer term.

1383 ■ ORANGE COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

Attn: Administrative Assistant
30 Corporate Park, Suite 410
Irvine, CA 92606
Tel: (949)553-4202
Fax: (949)553-4211
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.oc-cf.org
To provide financial assistance for college to leukemia patients and the children of non-surviving leukemia patients.
Title of Award: Michael A. Hunter Memorial Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 2 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $5,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to graduating high school seniors, community college students, and 4-year university students nationwide. Applicants must be leukemia patients and/or the children of non-surviving leukemia patients who are enrolled or planning to enroll full time. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and be able to document financial need. Along with their application, they must submit an essay (up to 600 words) on how leukemia has affected their life, including the type of leukemia, date of diagnosis, and current status. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year.

1384 ■ ORDER SONS OF ITALY IN AMERICA

Attn: Sons of Italy Foundation
219 E Street, N.E.
Washington, DC 20002
Tel: (202)547-5106
Fax: (202)546-8168
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.osia.org/public/scholarships/grants.asp
To provide financial assistance to undergraduate and graduate students of Italian descent.
Title of Award: Sons of Italy National Leadership Grant Competition Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College, Graduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 14 of these awards were presented. Funds Available: Stipends range from $4,000 to $25,000. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: Eligible are U.S. citizens of Italian descent who are enrolled as full-time students in an undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited 4-year college or university. Both high school seniors and students already enrolled in college are eligible for the undergraduate awards. Applications must be accompanied by essays, from 500 to 750 words in length, on the principal contribution of Italian Americans to the development of U.S. culture and society. These merit-based awards are presented to students who have demonstrated exceptional leadership qualities and distinguished scholastic abilities. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: Applications must be accompanied by a $25 processing fee.

1385 ■ OREGON NATIONAL GUARD ASSOCIATION

Attn: Scholarship Committee
1776 Militia Way S.E.
Salem, OR 97309-5008
Tel: (503)584-3030
Fax: (503)584-3052
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.mil.state.or.us/ornga/index.html
To provide financial assistance for college to members of the Oregon National Guard, the Oregon National Guard Association (ORNGA), and their children and spouses.
Title of Award: Oregon National Guard Association Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: A stipend is awarded (amount not specified). Funds are paid directly to the school of the recipient's choice. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to active members of the Oregon Army and Air National Guard, life members of the ORNGA, and their children and spouses. Applicants must be high school seniors, graduates, or GED recipients. The parent, spouse, or applicant must have an ETS date beyond the end of the academic year for which the scholarship is used. Selection is based on participation in school and civic activities, motivation for continued higher education, and academic achievement in high school and/or college. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: Support is provided for undergraduate study only.

1386 ■ OREGON STUDENT ASSISTANCE COMMISSION

Attn: Grants and Scholarships Division
1500 Valley River Drive, Suite 100
Eugene, OR 97401-2146
Tel: (541)687-7395
Free: 800-452-8807
Fax: (541)687-7419
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.osac.state.or.us
To provide financial assistance for college to women in Oregon who are interested in golf.
Title of Award: Dorothy Campbell 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: Varies each year; recently, 2 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: The stipend is at least $1,500. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed up to 3 additional years.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of Oregon who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Applicants must be female high school seniors or graduates with a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher and a strong continuing interest in golf. They must be or planning to become full-time students at an Oregon 4-year college. Along with their application, they must submit a 1-page essay on the contribution that golf has made to their development. Financial need must be demonstrated. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This program is administered by the Oregon Student Assistance Commission (OSAC) with funds provided by the Oregon Community Foundation, 1221 S.W. Yamhill, Suite 100, Portland, OR 97205, (503) 227-6846, Fax: (503) 274-7771.

1387 ■ OREGON STUDENT ASSISTANCE COMMISSION

Attn: Grants and Scholarships Division
1500 Valley River Drive, Suite 100
Eugene, OR 97401-2146
Tel: (541)687-7395
Free: 800-452-8807
Fax: (541)687-7419
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.osac.state.or.us
To provide financial assistance for college to residents of Oregon who are or were in foster care or related programs.
Title of Award: Children, Adult, and Family Services 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: Stipends range from $500 to $5,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of Oregon who are either 1) graduating high school seniors currently in foster care or participating in the Independent Living Program (ILP); and 2) GED recipients and continuing college students formerly in foster care. Applicants must be attending or planning to attend a public college or university in Oregon. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: Information on this scholarship is also available from Children, Adult, and Family Services.

1388 ■ OREGON STUDENT ASSISTANCE COMMISSION

Attn: Grants and Scholarships Division
1500 Valley River Drive, Suite 100
Eugene, OR 97401-2146
Tel: (541)687-7395
Free: 800-452-8807
Fax: (541)687-7419
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.osac.state.or.us
To provide financial assistance for college to children and grandchildren of solid waste company members in Oregon.
Title of Award: Roger W. Emmons 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, 3 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: The stipend is at least $1,000. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to seniors graduating from high schools in Oregon who are planning to attend college. Applicants must be children or grandchildren of solid waste company members, or children or grandchildren of employees (for at least 3 years) of members of Oregon Refuse and Recycling Association. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This program is administered by the Oregon Student Assistance Commission (OSAC) with funds provided by the Oregon Community Foundation, 1221 S.W. Yamhill, Suite 100, Portland, OR 97205, (503) 227-6846, Fax: (503) 274-7771.

1389 ■ OREGON STUDENT ASSISTANCE COMMISSION

Attn: Ford Family Foundation Scholarship Office
1700 Valley River Drive, Suite 400
Eugene, OR 97401
Tel: (541)485-6211; 877-864-2872
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.osac.state.or.us/ford_opportunity.html
To provide financial assistance to Oregon residents who are single parents working on a college degree.
Title of Award: Ford Opportunity Program 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: 50 each year. Funds Available: This program provides up to 90% of a recipient's unmet financial need; recently, stipends averaged $11,261. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed for up to 3 additional years.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of Oregon who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Applicants must be single heads of household with custody of a dependent child or children. They must have a cumulative high school or college GPA of 3.0 or higher or a GED score of 2650 or higher, and they must be planning to earn a 4-year degree at an Oregon college. Selection is based on community service, work ethic, personal initiative, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This program, funded by the Ford Family Foundation, began in 1996.

1390 ■ OREGON STUDENT ASSISTANCE COMMISSION

Attn: Ford Family Foundation Scholarship Office
1700 Valley River Drive, Suite 400
Eugene, OR 97401
Tel: (541)485-6211; 877-864-2872
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.osac.state.or.us/ford_restart.html
To provide financial assistance to residents of Oregon and northern California who wish to return to college to earn a degree.
Title of Award: Ford ReStart Program Scholarship 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: This program provides up to 90% of a recipient's unmet financial need; recently, stipends averaged $7,781. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed for up to 3 additional years.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of Oregon and Siskiyou County, California who are 25 years of age or older, have a high school diploma or GED, and wish to pursue a technical school, community college, or 4-year degree in the state. Holders of existing baccalaureate degrees are not eligible. There are no minimum high school or college GPA requirements. Preference is given to applicants with less than 1 year of college experience. Students from Oregon must attend a college or university in the state; students from Siskiyou County, California must attend a college or university in California. Selection is based on community service, work ethic, personal initiative, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This program, funded by the Ford Family Foundation, began in 2001.

1391 ■ OREGON STUDENT ASSISTANCE COMMISSION

Attn: Ford Family Foundation Scholarship Office
1700 Valley River Drive, Suite 400
Eugene, OR 97401
Tel: (541)485-6211; 877-864-2872
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.osac.state.or.us/ford_scholars.html
To provide financial assistance to residents of Oregon and Siskiyou County, California who are seeking a college degree.
Title of Award: Ford Scholars 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: 100 each year from Oregon plus others from Siskiyou County, California. Funds Available: This program provides up to 90% of a recipient's unmet financial need; recently, stipends averaged $5,836. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed for up to 3 additional years.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents who are residents of Oregon or of Siskiyou County, California. Applicants must be 1) graduating high school seniors; 2) high school graduates who have not yet been full-time undergraduates; or 3) students who have completed 2 years at a community college and are entering their junior year at a 4-year college. They must have a cumulative high school or college GPA of 3.0 or higher or a GED score of 2650 or higher, and they must be planning to complete a 4-year degree. Students from Oregon must attend a college or university in the state; students from Siskiyou County, California must attend a college or university in California. Selection is based on community service, work ethic, personal initiative, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This program, funded by the Ford Family Foundation, began in 1994.

1392 ■ OREGON STUDENT ASSISTANCE COMMISSION

Attn: Grants and Scholarships Division
1500 Valley River Drive, Suite 100
Eugene, OR 97401-2146
Tel: (541)687-7395
Free: 800-452-8807
Fax: (541)687-7419
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.osac.state.or.us
To provide financial assistance for college to graduating high school seniors in Oregon.
Title of Award: Benjamin Franklin/Edith Green 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: Varies each year; recently, 14 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: Stipends are at least $1,000. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to seniors graduating from high schools in Oregon. Applicants must be planning to attend a 4-year college or university in the state. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This program is administered by the Oregon Student Assistance Commission (OSAC) with funds provided by the Oregon Community Foundation, 1221 S.W. Yamhill, Suite 100, Portland, OR 97205, (503) 227-6846, Fax: (503) 274-7771.

1393 ■ OREGON STUDENT ASSISTANCE COMMISSION

Attn: Grants and Scholarships Division
1500 Valley River Drive, Suite 100
Eugene, OR 97401-2146
Tel: (541)687-7395
Free: 800-452-8807
Fax: (541)687-7419
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.osac.state.or.us
To provide financial assistance for college to children of employees of specified state agencies in Oregon.
Title of Award: Glen Jackson 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; recently, 2 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: The stipend is at least $2,500. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to seniors graduating from Oregon high schools. Applicants must be the dependents of employees or retirees of the Oregon Department of Transportation or the Parks and Recreation Department. The qualifying parent must have been employed by the department for at least 3 years. Along with their application, students must submit 2 essays (1 page each) on "How do you plan to finance your college education?" and "If you could have a personal meeting with the governor of Oregon, what would you talk about and why?" Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This program is administered by the Oregon Student Assistance Commission (OSAC) with funds provided by the Oregon Community Foundation, 1221 S.W. Yamhill, Suite 100, Portland, OR 97205, (503) 227-6846, Fax: (503) 274-7771.

1394 ■ OREGON STUDENT ASSISTANCE COMMISSION

Attn: Grants and Scholarships Division
1500 Valley River Drive, Suite 100
Eugene, OR 97401-2146
Tel: (541)687-7395
Free: 800-452-8807
Fax: (541)687-7419
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.osac.state.or.us
To provide financial assistance for college to residents of Oregon who are visually impaired.
Title of Award: Harry Ludwig 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: Varies each year; recently, 7 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: Stipend amounts vary; recently, they were at least $1,643. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of Oregon who are visually impaired (have residual acuity of 20/70 or less in the better eye with correction, or their visual field is restricted to 20 degrees or less in the better eye). Applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll as full-time undergraduate or graduate students at a college or university in Oregon. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This program is administered by the Oregon Student Assistance Commission (OSAC) with funds provided by the Oregon Community Foundation, 1221 S.W. Yamhill, Suite 100, Portland, OR 97205, (503) 227-6846, Fax: (503) 274-7771.

1395 ■ OREGON STUDENT ASSISTANCE COMMISSION

Attn: Grants and Scholarships Division
1500 Valley River Drive, Suite 100
Eugene, OR 97401-2146
Tel: (541)687-7395
Free: 800-452-8807
Fax: (541)687-7419
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.osac.state.or.us
To provide financial assistance for college to dependents of members of the Multnoham County Deputy Sheriffs Association in Oregon.
Title of Award: Multnomah County Deputy Sheriffs Association Dependents Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: A stipend is awarded (amount not specified). Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to the natural, adopted, or stepchildren of active or deceased members of the association. Applicants must be attending or planning to attend a college or university. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year.

1396 ■ OREGON STUDENT ASSISTANCE COMMISSION

Attn: Grants and Scholarships Division
1500 Valley River Drive, Suite 100
Eugene, OR 97401-2146
Tel: (541)687-7395
Free: 800-452-8807
Fax: (541)687-7419
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.osac.state.or.us
To provide financial assistance for college to graduating high school seniors in Oregon who submit an essay on a labor-related topic.
Title of Award: Oregon AFL-CIO Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 4 each year. Funds Available: The stipends are $3,000, $1,200, $1,000, or $850. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to seniors graduating from high schools in Oregon who submit an essay of 500 words or less on either 1) their own experience as an employee and why it leads them to believe that workers do (or do not) need a union on the job; or 2) why many people who work full time cannot provide a decent standard of living for their families and what they believe should be done about it. Selection is based on the essay, financial need, GPA, and an interview by a panel of individuals with expertise in labor history and labor affairs. Preference is given to applicants from union families. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: The award can be used at an accredited college or university in the United States, at any public community college in Oregon, or at any established trade school. The $3,000 and $1,000 scholarships are designated the May Darling Scholarships, the $1,200 scholarship is designated the Asa T. Williams Scholarship, and the $850 scholarship is designated the Northwest Labor Press Scholarship. This program is sponsored by the Oregon AFL-CIO, 2110 State Street, Salem, OR 97301, (503) 585-6320, Fax: (503) 585-1668.

1397 ■ OREGON STUDENT ASSISTANCE COMMISSION

Attn: Grants and Scholarships Division
1500 Valley River Drive, Suite 100
Eugene, OR 97401-2146
Tel: (541)687-7394
Free: 800-452-8807
Fax: (541)687-7414
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.osac.state.or.us/chafeeetv.html
To provide financial assistance for college to Oregon residents who are or have been in foster care.
Title of Award: Oregon Chafee Education and Training Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $5,000. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed until recipient reaches 23 years of age.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of Oregon who either currently are in foster care or have been in foster care for at least 180 days after their 14th birthday. Foster care placement must have been with Oregon's Department of Human Services or 1 of the 9 federally-recognized tribes in the state. Applicants must be younger than 21 years of age. Along with their application, they must submit essays of 250 to 350 words on 1) their most significant challenge or accomplishment and its value to their life, and 2) their long-range goals and why they need to achieve them. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: Information is also available from the Department of Human Services, Attn: Children, Adults, and Families, Independent Living Program, 500 Sumner Street N.E., E76, Salem, OR 97301.

1398 ■ OREGON STUDENT ASSISTANCE COMMISSION

Attn: Grants and Scholarships Division
1500 Valley River Drive, Suite 100
Eugene, OR 97401-2130
Tel: (541)687-7466
Free: 800-452-8807
Fax: (541)687-7419
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ossc.state.or.us/grants.html
To provide financial assistance for college to the children of disabled or deceased Oregon peace officers.
Title of Award: Oregon Deceased or Disabled Public Safety Officer 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: At a public 2- or 4-year college or university, the amount of the award is equal to the cost of tuition and fees. At an eligible private college, the award amount is equal to the cost of tuition and fees at the University of Oregon. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed for up to 3 additional years of undergraduate study, if the student maintains satisfactory academic progress and demonstrates continued financial need. Children of deceased public safety officers may receive support for 12 quarters of graduate study.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to the natural, adopted, or stepchildren of Oregon public safety officers (fire fighters, state fire marshal, chief deputy fire marshal, deputy state fire marshals, police chiefs, police officers, sheriffs, deputy sheriffs, county adult parole and probation officers, correction officers, and investigators of the Criminal Justice Division of the Department of Justice) who, in the line of duty, were killed or disabled. Applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll as a full-time undergraduate student at a public or private college or university in Oregon. Children of deceased officers are also eligible for graduate study. Financial need must be demonstrated.

1399 ■ OREGON STUDENT ASSISTANCE COMMISSION

Attn: Grants and Scholarships Division
1500 Valley River Drive, Suite 100
Eugene, OR 97401-2146
Tel: (541)687-7395
Free: 800-452-8807
Fax: (541)687-7419
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.osac.state.or.us
To provide financial assistance for undergraduate or graduate education to the children and spouses of disabled or deceased workers in Oregon.
Title of Award: Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division Workers Memorial Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: Stipend amounts vary; recently, they were at least $4,786 Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of Oregon who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Applicants must be high school seniors or graduates who 1) are dependents or spouses of an Oregon worker who has suffered permanent total disability on the job; or 2) are receiving, or have received, fatality benefits as dependents or spouses of a worker fatally injured in Oregon. Selection is based on financial need and an essay of up to 500 words on "How has the injury or death of your parent or spouse affected or influenced your decision to further your education?" Deadline for Receipt: February of each year.

1400 ■ OREGON STUDENT ASSISTANCE COMMISSION

1500 Valley River Drive, Suite 100
Eugene, OR 97401-2130
Tel: (541)687-7400
Free: 800-452-8807
Fax: (541)687-7419
E-mail: [email protected]rcury.osac.state.or.us
Web Site: http://www.ossc.state.or.us/ong_2.html
To provide financial assistance for college to residents of Oregon who have financial need.
Title of Award: Oregon Opportunity Grants Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, more than 30,000 of these grants were awarded. Funds Available: Awards depend on the need of the recipient. At public schools, the maximum annual award is $1,323 at a community college, $1,587 at an institution within the Oregon University system, or $2,121 at Oregon Health and Sciences University. Specific award amounts are established for each eligible private college or university within Oregon, ranging from $2,410 at Mount Angel Seminary to $4,432 at Reed College. Contact the sponsor for the amount of the supplemental awards available at other private institutions. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed for up to 3 additional years, if the student maintains satisfactory academic progress and demonstrates continued financial need.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of Oregon who are attending or planning to attend a nonprofit college or university in Oregon as a full-time student. Applicants must have an annual family income below specified levels; for dependent students, the maximum family income ranges from $20,960 for a household size of 2 to $43,460 for a household size of 9; for independent students, the maximum family income ranges from $8,740 for a household size of 1 to $38,660 for a household size of 8. Students who are working on a degree in theology, divinity, or religious education are not eligible. Additional Information: This program was formerly known as Oregon Need Grants.

1401 ■ OREGON STUDENT ASSISTANCE COMMISSION

Attn: Grants and Scholarships Division
1500 Valley River Drive, Suite 100
Eugene, OR 97401-2146
Tel: (541)687-7395
Free: 800-452-8807
Fax: (541)687-7419
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.osac.state.or.us
To provide financial assistance for college or graduate school to exprisoners of war and their descendants.
Title of Award: Peter Connacher Memorial Trust 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, 4 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: The stipend amount varies; recently, it was at least $1,150. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed for up to 3 additional years for undergraduate students or 2 additional years for graduate students. Renewal is dependent on evidence of continued financial need and satisfactory academic progress.
Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must be American citizens who 1) were military or civilian prisoners of war or 2) are the descendants of exprisoners of war. They may be undergraduate or graduate students. A copy of the ex-prisoner of war's discharge papers from the U.S. armed forces must accompany the application. In addition, written proof of POW status must be submitted, along with a statement of the relationship between the applicant and the ex-prisoner of war (father, grandfather, etc.). Selection is based on academic record and financial need. Preference is given to Oregon residents or their dependents. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This program is administered by the Oregon Student Assistance Commission (OSAC) with funds provided by the Oregon Community Foundation, 1221 S.W. Yamhill, Suite 100, Portland, OR 97205, (503) 227-6846, Fax: (503) 274-7771. Funds are also provided by the Columbia River Chapter of the American Ex-prisoners of War, Inc. Recipients must attend college on a full-time basis.

1402 ■ OREGON STUDENT ASSISTANCE COMMISSION

Attn: Grants and Scholarships Division
1500 Valley River Drive, Suite 100
Eugene, OR 97401-2146
Tel: (541)687-7395
Free: 800-452-8807
Fax: (541)687-7419
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.osac.state.or.us
To provide financial assistance to college students who graduated from a high school in Oregon.
Title of Award: Portland Women's Club 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, 5 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: The stipend is at least $1,500 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed if the recipient shows satisfactory academic progress and continued financial need.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to graduates of high schools in Oregon who had a cumulative high school GPA of 3.0 or higher. Preference is given to women. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year.

1403 ■ OREGON STUDENT ASSISTANCE COMMISSION

Attn: Grants and Scholarships Division
1500 Valley River Drive, Suite 100
Eugene, OR 97401-2146
Tel: (541)687-7395
Free: 800-452-8807
Fax: (541)687-7419
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.osac.state.or.us
To provide financial assistance for college to dependents of members of Professional Land Surveyors of Oregon (PLSO).
Title of Award: Professional Land Surveyors of Oregon Dependents Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: A stipend is awarded (amount not specified). Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to dependents of PLSO members who are enrolled or planning to enroll at a college or university in Oregon. Applicants must be preparing for a career in a field other than land surveying. Along with their application, they must submit a brief essay on what led them to prepare for a career outside the field of land surveying. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This program is administered by the Oregon Student Assistance Commission (OSAC) with funds provided by the Oregon Community Foundation, 1221 S.W. Yamhill, Suite 100, Portland, OR 97205, (503) 227-6846, Fax: (503) 274-7771.

1404 ■ OREGON STUDENT ASSISTANCE COMMISSION

Attn: Grants and Scholarships Division
1500 Valley River Drive, Suite 100
Eugene, OR 97401-2146
Tel: (541)687-7395
Free: 800-452-8807
Fax: (541)687-7419
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.osac.state.or.us
To provide financial assistance to students in Oregon interested in a career in land surveying.
Title of Award: Professional Land Surveyors of Oregon Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Cartography/Surveying Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 5 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: The stipend is at least $1,600 per year. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to students at colleges and universities in Oregon. Applicants must be enrolled in a program leading to a career as a land surveyor, including community college applicants who intend to transfer to eligible 4-year schools or complete a degree in land surveying at the community college level. They must intend to take the Fundamentals of Land Surveying (FLS) examination. Along with their application, they must submit a brief essay on what led them to prepare for a land surveying career and what surveying means to them. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This program is administered by the Oregon Student Assistance Commission (OSAC) with funds provided by the Oregon Community Foundation, 1221 S.W. Yamhill, Suite 100, Portland, OR 97205, (503) 227-6846, Fax: (503) 274-7771.

1405 ■ OREGON STUDENT ASSISTANCE COMMISSION

Attn: Grants and Scholarships Division
1500 Valley River Drive, Suite 100
Eugene, OR 97401-2146
Tel: (541)687-7395
Free: 800-452-8807
Fax: (541)687-7419
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.osac.state.or.us
To provide financial assistance for college to children of elected state officials in Oregon.
Title of Award: Friends of Bill Rutherford Scholarship 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: A stipend is awarded (amount not specified). Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to graduates of Oregon high schools (including home schooled graduates and GED recipients) attending or planning to attend college. Applicants must be dependent children of individuals holding statewide elected office (Governor, Secretary of State, Treasurer, Commissioner of Labor, Superintendent of Public Instruction, or Attorney General) or currently serving in the Oregon State Legislature. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This program is administered by the Oregon Student Assistance Commission (OSAC) with funds provided by the Oregon Community Foundation, 1221 S.W. Yamhill, Suite 100, Portland, OR 97205, (503) 227-6846, Fax: (503) 274-7771.

1406 ■ OREGON STUDENT ASSISTANCE COMMISSION

Attn: Grants and Scholarships Division
1500 Valley River Drive, Suite 100
Eugene, OR 97401-2146
Tel: (541)687-7395
Free: 800-452-8807
Fax: (541)687-7419
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.osac.state.or.us
To provide financial assistance for college to residents of Oregon.
Title of Award: Ben Selling 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, 25 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: Stipends are least $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of Oregon who are entering their sophomore or higher years in college. Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year.

1407 ■ ORGANIZATION OF CHINESE AMERICANS, INC.

1001 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Suite 601
Washington, DC 20036
Tel: (202)223-5500
Fax: (202)296-0540
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ocanatl.org
To provide financial assistance to Asian Pacific American women entering their first year at a 2-year or 4-year college.
Title of Award: OCA/Avon Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 15 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Asian Pacific American women (including east Asian Americans, Filipino Americans, Pacific Islander Americans, south Asian Americans, and southeast Asian Americans) who are entering their first year of college. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents who have earned a GPA of 3.0 or higher in high school. Selection is based on academic achievement, community service, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: This program, established in 1995, is administered by the Organization of Chinese Americans (OCA), Inc. and funded by the Avon Foundation. Recipients must write a paper by the end of their freshman year describing their college experience as an Asian Pacific American woman.

1408 ■ ORGANIZATION OF CHINESE AMERICANS, INC.

1001 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Suite 601
Washington, DC 20036
Tel: (202)223-5500
Fax: (202)296-0540
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ocanatl.org
To provide financial assistance for college to Asian Pacific Americans who are entering their first year of college and can demonstrate academic merit.
Title of Award: OCA/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: 6 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Asian Pacific American students entering their first year of college, university, or community college in the following fall. Applicants must be able to demonstrate academic achievement, leadership ability, and community service. They must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: This program, established in 2004, is funded by the AXA Foundation and administered by the Organization of Chinese Americans (OCA). Asian Pacific Americans are defined to include east Asian Americans, Filipino Americans, Pacific Islander Americans, south Asian Americans, and southeast Asian Americans.

1409 ■ ORGANIZATION OF CHINESE AMERICANS, INC.

1001 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Suite 601
Washington, DC 20036
Tel: (202)223-5500
Fax: (202)296-0540
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ocanatl.org
To provide financial assistance for college to Asian Pacific Americans who are entering their first year of college and can demonstrate financial need.
Title of Award: OCA/SYSCO Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 6 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Asian Pacific American students entering their first year of college, university, or community college in the following fall. Applicants must be able to demonstrate financial need, have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, and be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: This program, established in 2004, is funded by SYSCO Corporation and administered by the Organization of Chinese Americans (OCA). Asian Pacific Americans are defined to include east Asian Americans, Filipino Americans, Pacific Islander Americans, south Asian Americans, and southeast Asian Americans.

1410 ■ ORGANIZATION OF CHINESE AMERICANS, INC.

1001 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Suite 601
Washington, DC 20036
Tel: (202)223-5500
Fax: (202)296-0540
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ocanatl.org
To provide financial assistance for college to Asian Pacific Americans who are entering their first year of college and have significant financial need.
Title of Award: OCA/Verizon Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 25 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Asian Pacific American students entering their first year of college, university, or community college in the following fall. Applicants must be able to demonstrate significant financial need, have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, and be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: This program, established in 2002, is funded by the Verizon Foundation and administered by the Organization of Chinese Americans (OCA). Asian Pacific Americans are defined to include east Asian Americans, Filipino Americans, Pacific Islander Americans, south Asian Americans, and southeast Asian Americans.

1411 ■ ORGANIZATION OF CHINESE AMERICANS, INC.

1001 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Suite 601
Washington, DC 20036
Tel: (202)223-5500
Fax: (202)296-0540
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ocanatl.org
To provide financial assistance for college to Asian Pacific Americans who are the first person in their family to attend an institution of higher education.
Title of Award: UPS Gold Mountain Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 12 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Asian Pacific American students entering their first year of college in the following fall. Applicants must be the first person in their immediate family to attend college, have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, be in financial need, and be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: This program is funded by the UPS Foundation and administered by the Organization of Chinese Americans (OCA). Asian Pacific Americans are defined to include east Asian Americans, Filipino Americans, Pacific Islander Americans, south Asian Americans, and southeast Asian Americans.

1412 ■ ORPHAN FOUNDATION OF AMERICA

Attn: Director of Student Services
Tall Oaks Village Center
12020-D North Shore Drive
Reston, VA 20190-4977
Tel: (571)203-0270
Free: 800-950-4673
Fax: (571)203-0273
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.orphan.org
To recognize and reward minority male students who have been in foster care and are completing a vocational or undergraduate degree.
Title of Award: Casey Family Scholarships for Male Students of Color Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Awards are presented until funds are exhausted. Funds Available: Awards range up to $5,000. Duration: These are 1-time awards.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to male minority students enrolled in their final year of a vocational program or their senior year of an undergraduate program. Applicants must have aged out of the U.S. foster care system. Along with their application, they must submit 1) verification of their foster care status; 2) documentation of their total outstanding federal loan amount; 3) documentation from their school regarding any outstanding tuition balance they currently owe; and 4) a 5-paragraph essay explaining the single most important thing their postsecondary education has taught them and how they will take that lesson and apply it to their professional and personal life to help ensure their future success. Selection is based on financial need and merit, as commendation for ambition and tenacity in pursuing a higher education. Additional Information: This program was established in 2004 by Casey Family Programs.

1413 ■ ORPHAN FOUNDATION OF AMERICA

Attn: Executive Director
Tall Oaks Village Center
12020-D North Shore Drive
Reston, VA 20190-4977
Tel: (571)203-0270
Free: 800-950-4673
Fax: (571)203-0273
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.orphan.org
To provide financial assistance for college to students who have been in foster care.
Title of Award: Chafee Education and Training Vouchers Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies; approximately $42 million is available nation-wide to this program each year. Funds Available: Stipends range up to $5,000. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed up to 3 additional years.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents who are in foster care or were in foster care as a teenager. Applicants must have aged out of the foster care system at age 18 or were adopted from foster care with adoption finalization after their 16th birthday. They must have been accepted to or be enrolled in a degree, certificate, or other program at a college, university, technical school, or vocational school and be able to show progress toward that degree or certificate. Other eligibility requirements vary from state to state. Additional Information: This program was established by Congress in 2002 and assigned to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Funds are provided to states, each of which has designated an agency to administer the program in that state. The Orphan Foundation of America (OFA) administers the program in Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Indiana, North Carolina, and Ohio. For the name and address of the administrative agency in other states, check with OFA or consult its special web site, www.statevoucher.org.

1414 ■ ORPHAN FOUNDATION OF AMERICA

Attn: Director of Student Services
Tall Oaks Village Center
12020-D North Shore Drive
Reston, VA 20190-4977
Tel: (571)203-0270
Free: 800-950-4673
Fax: (571)203-0273
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.orphan.org
To provide financial assistance for college to students currently or previously in foster care.
Title of Award: Hildegard Lash Merit 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 $5,000. Half the funds are paid at the beginning of the first semester and the other half at the beginning of the second semester if the recipient maintains a full-time course load and a GPA of 3.2 or higher. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to students who are entering their sophomore, junior, or senior year as a full-time student at a 4-year college or university. Applicants must have been in foster care or a ward of the court for at least 1 year at the time of their 18th birthday and currently be under 25 years of age. They must submit a 2- to 3-page essay on their goals for school, career, and personal fulfillment. Selection is based on the essay, 2 letters of recommendation, academic record, extracurricular involvement, and other personal achievements. Finalists are interviewed by telephone. Deadline for Receipt: Applicants must first register online by the end of March of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 1997 with funds from the Hildegard Lash Foundation. Mrs. Lash had died penniless in 1987 as a victim of financial abuse by a trusted fiduciary. When the foundation recovered the embezzled funds, it established this program.

1415 ■ ORPHAN FOUNDATION OF AMERICA

Attn: Director of Student Services
Tall Oaks Village Center
12020-D North Shore Drive
Reston, VA 20190-4977
Tel: (571)203-0270
Free: 800-950-4673
Fax: (571)203-0273
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.orphan.org
To provide financial assistance for college to students currently or previously in foster care.
Title of Award: Orphan Foundation of America 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, Casey Family Programs alone supported 122 new and 150 renewal scholarships. Funds Available: Stipends range up to $10,000 per year. Recently, the average was more than $4,000. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed if the recipient maintains a GPA of 2.0 or higher and financial need.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to students who are currently enrolled in or have applied to college or a postsecondary training program. Applicants must have been in foster care or a ward of the court for at least 1 year at the time of their 18th birthday and currently be under 25 years of age. They must submit a 2- to 3-page essay on their goals for school, career, and personal fulfillment. Selection is based on the essay, 2 letters of recommendation, transcripts, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: Applicants must first register online by the end of March of each year. Additional Information: As part of this program, Casey Family Programs added its support in 2001.

1416 ■ OSAGE SCHOLARSHIP FUND

c/o Roman Catholic Diocese of Tulsa
P.O. Box 690240
Tulsa, OK 74169-0240
Tel: (918)294-1904
Fax: (918)294-0920
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.osagetribe.com
To provide financial assistance to Osage Indians who are Roman Catholics attending college or graduate school.
Title of Award: Mae Lasley/Osage Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Normally, 10 each year: 2 for students attending St. Gregory's University in Shawnee, Oklahoma as freshmen and 8 for any college or university. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed if the recipient maintains full-time enrollment and a GPA of 2.5 or higher as an undergraduate or 3.0 or higher as a graduate student.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Roman Catholics who are attending or planning to attend a college or university as an undergraduate or graduate student. Applicants must be Osage Indians on the rolls in Pawhuska, Oklahoma and have of copy of their Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood or Osage Tribal membership card. Selection is based on academic ability and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

1417 ■ PACIFIC FLEET SUBMARINE MEMORIAL ASSOCIATION

c/o USS Bowfin Submarine Museum and Park
11 Arizona Memorial Drive
Honolulu, HI 96818
Tel: (808)423-1341
Fax: (808)422-5201
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.bowfin.org
To provide financial assistance for college to the children of submarine force personnel who live in Hawaii.
Title of Award: Bowfin Memorial Academic 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, 11 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: Stipends range from $500 to $2,500 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed upon annual reapplication.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to the children of submarine force personnel (active duty, retired, or deceased) who are under 23 years of age. Applicants may attend school anywhere in the United States, but their submarine sponsor or surviving parent must live in Hawaii. Selection is based on scholastic proficiency, financial need, extracurricular activities, and demonstrated potential. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 1985 to honor the 3,505 submariners and 52 submarines lost during World War II.

1418 ■ PACIFIC FLEET SUBMARINE MEMORIAL ASSOCIATION

c/o USS Bowfin Submarine Museum and Park
11 Arizona Memorial Drive
Honolulu, HI 96818
Tel: (808)423-1341
Fax: (808)422-5201
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.bowfin.org
To provide financial assistance for continuing education to former or current Submarine Force personnel who live in Hawaii or their spouses.
Title of Award: Bowfin Memorial Continuing Education 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, 14 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: Stipends range from $500 to $2,500 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed upon annual reapplication.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to active-duty and retired submarine force personnel, their spouses, and the spouses of deceased submarine force personnel. Applicants must be entering college, returning to college, or training for entry into the work force. They must live in Hawaii and attend school in Hawaii. Selection is based on academic performance, community involvement, motivation, goals, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 1985 to honor the 3,505 submariners and 52 submarines lost during World War II.

1419 ■ PACIFIC GAS AND ELECTRIC COMPANY

Asian Employees Association
Attn: Scholarship Committee
77 Beale Street, Mailcode B1E
San Francisco, CA 94105-1814
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.pge.com/scholarships
To provide financial assistance to graduating high school seniors in Pacific Gas and Electric Company's (PG&E) service area.
Title of Award: Asian Employees Association Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: At least 10 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to college-bound high school seniors who reside in PG&E's service area. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher and a record of active involvement in community organizations, academic or vocational activities, and student organizations. Along with their application, they must submit an essay, up to 2 pages in length, on 1 of the following topics: 1) "Describe any special financial hardships, physical challenges, or any other circumstance that you have encountered. How has your future outlook on life changed as a result of this difficulty?"; or 2) "Many of us are shaped by events, people, or situations which we have encountered. In your community, what is the single most important influence in your life? How did it affect you and what have you learned from it?" Financial need is also considered in the selection process. Students of all ethnicities are eligible. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: These scholarships have been presented annually since 1984.

1420 ■ PACIFIC GAS AND ELECTRIC COMPANY

Black Employees Association
Attn: Belinda Bates, Scholarship Director
P.O. Box 192873
San Francisco, CA 94119
Tel: (415)973-6626
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.pge.com/scholarships
To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors who live in the service area of Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E).
Title of Award: Black Employees Association Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 5 or more each year. Funds Available: Stipends range from $250 to $2,500 per year. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of the PG&E service area who are either graduating high school seniors or currently enrolled in a college, university, or vocational school with a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Applicants must submit an official school transcript, 2 letters of recommendation, and a 500-word essay on a topic that changes annually. Financial need is considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year.

1421 ■ PACIFIC GAS AND ELECTRIC COMPANY

Filipino Employees Association
Attn: Zenaida Arcayena
Mailcode B16A
P.O. Box 770000
San Francisco, CA 94177-0001
Tel: (415)973-0557
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.pge.com/scholarships
To provide financial assistance to graduating high school seniors in Pacific Gas and Electric Company's (PG&E) service area who can demonstrate Filipino community involvement.
Title of Award: Filipino Employees Association 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. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to college-bound high school seniors who reside in PG&E's service area. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.25 or higher and a record of active participation as a leader in school and the Filipino community. They must submit an essay of 300 to 400 words on a topic that changes annually; recently, the topic was "How Can California Improve Its National Test Results by Enhancing Its Educational System?" Deadline for Receipt: May of each year.

1422 ■ PADGETT BUSINESS SERVICES FOUNDATION

Attn: Scholarship Program
160 Hawthorne Park
Athens, GA 30606
Tel: (706)548-1040
Free: 800-723-4388
Fax: 800-548-1040
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.smallbizpros.com/newsite/scholar.htm
To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors whose parents own and operate a small business.
Title of Award: Padgett Business Services Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: The number of regional scholarships varies; 2 national scholarships and 1 international scholarship are awarded each year. Approximately $50,000 is awarded by this program each year. Funds Available: Regional scholarships are $500; the national scholarships are an additional $1,000; the international scholarship is an additional $2,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must be 1) the dependent of a small business owner who employs fewer than 20 individuals, owns at least 10% of the stock or capital in the business, and is active in the day-to-day operations; and 2) a graduating high school senior planning to attend an accredited postsecondary institution. They may reside in the United States or Canada. Applications must be obtained from a local Padgett Business Service office (the phone number and address will be in the local telephone directory). Applicants must submit a completed questionnaire and write a 100-word essay describing their education and career plans. Students first compete for regional scholarships. Each regional winner in Canada is eligible for the Canada National Scholarship and each regional winner in the United States is eligible for the U.S. National Scholarship. The national scholarship winners are eligible for the international scholarship. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This program began in 1990. Since then, more than $600,000 has been awarded.

1423 ■ PAGE EDUCATION FOUNDATION

P.O. Box 581254
Minneapolis, MN 55458-1254
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.page-ed.org
To provide funding for college to students of color in Minnesota.
Title of Award: Page Education Foundation Grants Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 570 Page Scholars were enrolled, of whom 61% were African American, 27% Asian American, 11% Chicano/Latino, and 1% American Indian. Funds Available: Stipends range from $900 to $2,500 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed up to 3 additional years.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to students of color who are graduating from high school in Minnesota and planning to attend a postsecondary school in the state. Applicants must submit an essay of 400 to 500 words that deals with why they believe education is important, their plans for the future, and the service-to-children project they would like to complete in the coming school year. Selection is based on the essay, 3 letters of recommendation, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: This program was founded in 1988 by Alan Page, a former football player for the Minnesota Vikings. While attending college, the Page Scholars fulfill a service-to-children contract that brings them into contact with K-8 grade school students of color.

1424 ■ PALOMINO HORSE BREEDERS OF AMERICA

Attn: Youth Scholarship and Educational Fund
15253 East Skelly Drive
Tulsa, OK 74116-2637
Tel: (918)438-1234
Fax: (918)438-1232
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.palominohba.com/Youth%20Scholarship/phba_youth_scholarship_program.htm
To provide financial assistance for college to youth members of the Palomino Horse Breeders of America (PHBA-Y).
Title of Award: Palomino Horse Breeders of America Youth Scholarship and Educational Fund Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: The amount of the stipend varies each year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed if the recipient maintains a GPA of 2.5 or higher.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to 1) high school seniors who have been a member in good standing of the PHBA-Y during the previous 2 years and either rank in the upper 20% of their high school graduating class or achieved a rank above the 80th percentile on a national college entrance examination; and 2) full-time students who have completed at least 1 semester of college and are younger than 21 years of age. Applicants must provide information on their career goals, academic achievements, extracurricular activities, hobbies, PHBA-Y activities and experiences, awards and honors, and 4-H or FFA projects and achievements. They must also submit a letter on why they desire to continue their education and their personal qualities that qualify them to receive a scholarship. Financial need is not considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: January of each year.

1425 ■ PAN AMERICAN ROUND TABLE OF TEXAS

c/o Dorothy Schatzman, Scholarship Chair
555 Lombardy Avenue
El Paso, TX 79922-1739
Web Site: http://www.partt.org/scholarship.html
To provide financial assistance to women students from Pan American countries who are interested in studying in Texas.
Title of Award: Florence Terry Griswold Scholarship I Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,500. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to women who are citizens of 1 of the 31 Pan American countries (other than the United States) and interested in studying in a degree program at a Texas state-supported college or university. Preference is given to applicants who plan to return to their home country and put their training to use there after completion of studies in Texas. There are no restrictions on academic field. Deadline for Receipt: January of each year.

1426 ■ PANCRETAN ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA

Attn: General Secretary
8530 Sharon Drive
White Lake, MI 48386-3472
Fax: (248)698-8573
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.pancretan.org
To provide financial assistance for college or graduate school to members of the Pancretan Association of America (PAA) or affiliated organizations.
Title of Award: Venizelion Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Funds Available: A stipend is awarded (amount not specified). Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must be a member in good standing, and must have been a member for at least 2 years, of a duly recognized chapter of PAA, or a chapter of Pancretan Youth of America (PYA), or a PAA member at large. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and be attending, or planning to attend, a college or university as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student. Deadline for Receipt: December of each year. Additional Information: Information is also available from Kostas Tsiskakis, PAA Scholarship Committee Chair, 26834 McLaughlin Boulevard, Bonita Springs, FL 34134-3845, E-mail: [email protected] This program includes the Ioanna Ahladiotis Memorial Scholarship, established to honor a victim of the September 11, 2001 attack on the World Trade Center.

1427 ■ PAPA JOHN'S INTERNATIONAL, INC.

Attn: Scholarship Program
2002 Papa John's Boulevard
Louisville, KY 40299
Tel: (502)261-7272
Free: 800-865-9373
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.papajohnsscholars.com
To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors at selected U.S. high schools.
Title of Award: Papa John's 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, 1,185 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to graduating high school seniors who have a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Applicants must attend a high school located near a participating Papa John's restaurant. Selection is based on creative ability, community involvement, academic achievement, quality of character, demonstrated leadership, obstacles overcome, life goals and interests, athletic achievement, and meaningful obstacles overcome. Additional Information: This program, which began in 1996, is funded by participating Papa John's restaurants and administered by Scholarly Pursuits, Inc., 4005 Briar Ridge Road, LaGrange, KY 40031.

1428 ■ PAPER, ALLIED-INDUSTRIAL, CHEMICAL AND ENERGY WORKERS INTERNATIONAL UNION

Attn: Scholarship Coordinator
3340 Perimeter Hill Drive
P.O. Box 1475
Nashville, TN 37202
Tel: (615)834-8590
Fax: (615)834-7741
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://
To provide financial assistance for college to children of members of the Paper, Allied-Industrial, Chemical and Energy Workers (PACE) International Union
Title of Award: PACE International Union Scholarship Awards Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 20 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000; funds are paid directly to the college or university designated by the recipient. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must be 1) high school seniors planning to attend a college or university and 2) children of active members in good standing with the union. Selection is based on academic achievement, character, financial need, leadership, patriotism, seriousness of purpose, and service to others. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: PACE was formed in 1999 as a result of the merger of the United Paperworkers International Union and the Oil, Chemical and Atomic Workers International Union.

1429 ■ PAPER, ALLIED-INDUSTRIAL, CHEMICAL AND ENERGY WORKERS INTERNATIONAL UNION

Attn: Scholarship Coordinator
3340 Perimeter Hill Drive
P.O. Box 1475
Nashville, TN 37202
Tel: (615)834-8590
Fax: (615)834-7741
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://
To provide financial assistance for college to members of the Paper, Allied-Industrial, Chemical and Energy Workers (PACE) International Union.
Title of Award: Nicholas C. Vrataric Scholarship Awards Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 2 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members of the union who are currently enrolled in a program to further their education. Applicants must submit a 500-word essay on the history of their local. Selection is based on a random drawing. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: PACE was formed in 1999 as a result of the merger of the United Paperworkers International Union and the Oil, Chemical and Atomic Workers International Union.

1430 ■ PARALYZED VETERANS OF AMERICA

Attn: Education and Training Foundation
801 18th Street, N.W.

Washington, DC 20006-3517
Tel: (202)416-7651
Fax: (202)416-7641
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.pva.org/member/scholar.htm
To provide financial assistance for college to members of the Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) and their families.
Title of Award: PVA Educational Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently 14 full-time and 3 part-time students received these scholarships. Since this program was established, it has awarded more than $280,000 in scholarships. Funds Available: Stipends are $1,000 for full-time students or $500 for part-time students. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to PVA members and their families. Applicants must be attending or planning to attend a postsecondary institution. Deadline for Receipt: August of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 1986.

1431 ■ PARENTS, FAMILIES AND FRIENDS OF LESBIANS AND GAYS

Attn: National Scholarships Program
1726 M Street, N.W., Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036
Tel: (202)467-8180
Fax: (202)467-8194
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.pflag.org
To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors and recent graduates who have a connection to Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG).
Title of Award: Palmer B. Carson-PFLAG General Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 13 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school seniors and prior-year graduates who have not attended college. Applicants must have applied to an accredited high education institution to work on 1) an associate degree leading to transfer to complete a bachelor's degree, or 2) a bachelor's degree at a 4-year college or university. They must self-identify either as a gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender (GLBT) person or as a supporter of GLBT people. Along with their application, they must submit a high school transcript showing a GPA of 3.0 or higher, 2 letters of recommendation, and a 2-page essay discussing either their life as an LGBT student or how they have been involved with and supported the LGBT community. Financial need is also considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This scholarship was first offered in 2004.

1432 ■ PARENTS, FAMILIES AND FRIENDS OF LESBIANS AND GAYS

Attn: National Scholarships Program
1726 M Street, N.W., Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036
Tel: (202)467-8180
Fax: (202)467-8194
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.pflag.org
To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors and recent graduates who have a connection to Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG).
Title of Award: Palmer B. Carson-PFLAG Scholarship for LGBT Advocacy Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1eachyear. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,500. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school seniors and prior-year graduates who have not attended college. Applicants must have applied to an accredited high education institution to work on 1) an associate degree leading to transfer to complete a bachelor's degree, or 2) a bachelor's degree at a 4-year college or university. They must self-identify either as a gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender (GLBT) person or as a supporter of GLBT people. Along with their application, they must submit a high school transcript showing a GPA of 3.0 or higher, 2 letters of recommendation, and a 2-page essay discussing either their life as an LGBT student or how they have been involved with and supported the LGBT community. Financial need is also considered in the selection process. This scholarship is presented to the applicant who demonstrates outstanding LGBT advocacy. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This scholarship was first offered in 2004.

1433 ■ PARENTS, FAMILIES AND FRIENDS OF LESBIANS AND GAYS

Attn: National Scholarships Program
1726 M Street, N.W., Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036
Tel: (202)467-8180
Fax: (202)467-8194
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.pflag.org
To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors and recent graduates who have a connection to Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG).
Title of Award: Jeanne Mannford Scholarship for LGBT Leadership Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,500. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school seniors and prior-year graduates who have not attended college. Applicants must have applied to an accredited high education institution to work on 1) an associate degree leading to transfer to complete a bachelor's degree, or 2) a bachelor's degree at a 4-year college or university. They must self-identify either as a gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender (GLBT) person or as a supporter of GLBT people. Along with their application, they must submit a high school transcript showing a GPA of 3.0 or higher, 2 letters of recommendation, and a 2-page essay discussing either their life as an LGBT student or how they have been involved with and supported the LGBT community. Financial need is also considered in the selection process. This scholarship is presented to the applicant who demonstrates outstanding leadership in the LGBT community. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This scholarship was first offered in 2004.

1434 ■ PARENTS, FAMILIES AND FRIENDS OF LESBIANS AND GAYS

Attn: National Scholarships Program
1726 M Street, N.W., Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036
Tel: (202)467-8180
Fax: (202)467-8194
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.pflag.org
To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors and recent graduates who have a connection to Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG).
Title of Award: PFLAG National Donor Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 2 each year: 1 at 2,500 and 1 at $1,000. Funds Available: Stipends are $2,500 or $1,000. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school seniors and prior-year graduates who have not attended college. Applicants must have applied to an accredited high education institution to work on 1) an associate degree leading to transfer to complete a bachelor's degree, or 2) a bachelor's degree at a 4-year college or university. They must self-identify either as a gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender (GLBT) person or as a supporter of GLBT people. Along with their application, they must submit a high school transcript showing a GPA of 3.0 or higher, 2 letters of recommendation, and a 2-page essay discussing either their life as an LGBT student or how they have been involved with and supported the LGBT community. Financial need is also considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This scholarship was first offered in 2004.

1435 ■ PARENTS, FAMILIES AND FRIENDS OF LESBIANS AND GAYS

Attn: National Scholarships Program
1726 M Street, N.W., Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036
Tel: (202)467-8180
Fax: (202)467-8194
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.pflag.org
To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors and recent graduates who have a connection to Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG).
Title of Award: Sakia Gunn Scholarship for LGBT Community Involvement Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,500. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school seniors and prior-year graduates who have not attended college. Applicants must have applied to an accredited high education institution to work on 1) an associate degree leading to transfer to complete a bachelor's degree, or 2) a bachelor's degree at a 4-year college or university. They must self-identify either as a gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender (GLBT) person or as a supporter of GLBT people. Along with their application, they must submit a high school transcript showing a GPA of 3.0 or higher, 2 letters of recommendation, and a 2-page essay discussing either their life as an LGBT student or how they have been involved with and supported the LGBT community. Financial need is also considered in the selection process. This scholarship is presented to the applicant who demonstrates outstanding LGBT involvement. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This scholarship was first offered in 2004.

1436 ■ PARENTS, FAMILIES AND FRIENDS OF LESBIANS AND GAYS

Attn: National Scholarships Program
1726 M Street, N.W., Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036
Tel: (202)467-8180
Fax: (202)467-8194
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.pflag.org
To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors and recent graduates who have a connection to Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG).
Title of Award: Esera Tualolo Scholarship for Athletic Achievement Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,500. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school seniors and prior-year graduates who have not attended college. Applicants must have applied to an accredited high education institution to work on 1) an associate degree leading to transfer to complete a bachelor's degree, or 2) a bachelor's degree at a 4-year college or university. They must self-identify either as a gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender (GLBT) person or as a supporter of GLBT people. Along with their application, they must submit a high school transcript showing a GPA of 3.0 or higher, 2 letters of recommendation, and a 2-page essay discussing either their life as an LGBT student or how they have been involved with and supported the LGBT community. Financial need is also considered in the selection process. This scholarship is presented to the applicant who demonstrates outstanding athletic achievement. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This scholarship was first offered in 2004.

1437 ■ PATIENT ADVOCATE FOUNDATION

Attn: Vice President of Special Programs
700 Thimble Shoals Boulevard, Suite 200
Newport News, VA 23606
800-532-5274
Fax: (757)873-8999
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.patientadvocate.org
To provide financial assistance for college or graduate school to students seeking to initiate or complete a course of study that has been interrupted or delayed by a diagnosis of cancer or other life threatening disease.
Title of Award: Patient Advocate Foundation Scholarships for Survivors 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, 10 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000. Funds are paid directly to the college or university to help cover tuition and other fee costs. The cost of books is not included. Duration: 1 year; recipients may reapply.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to students working full time on a 2-year, 4-year, or advanced degree with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. The college or graduate education of applicants must have been interrupted or delayed by a diagnosis of cancer or other life threatening, chronic, or debilitating disease. They must be able to demonstrate that their course of study will make them immediately employable after graduation. Along with their application, they must submit a 1,000-word essay on why they have chosen to further their education, how the illness has affected their family and their decision to continue their education, and how they feel they can help others by earning their degree. Financial need is also considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: This program includes the Cheryl Grimmel Award and the Monica Bailes Award. Support has come from a variety of sources, including Pfizer, Inc., AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, Aventis Pharmaceuticals, GlaxoSmithKline, and Novartis Oncology. Students must complete 20 hours of community service during each year they receive support.

1438 ■ PEARL HARBOR SURVIVORS ASSOCIATION

c/o Bob Kerr, Chair, Scholarship Committee
2634 Bonnybrook Drive, S.W.

Atlanta, GA 30311-5516
Tel: (404)344-3260
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.pearlharborsurvivorsonline.org
To provide financial assistance for college to descendants of members of the Pearl Harbor Survivors Association (PHSA).
Title of Award: Pearl Harbor Survivors Association Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 4 each year: 2 to university and college students and 2 to technical and trade school students. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,500 per year for students in a college or university or $1,000 per year for students in a technical or trade school. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to the direct, adopted, and step-descendants of PHSA members or deceased members who are U.S. citizens and either high school seniors or currently enrolled in college. Along with their application, they must submit an essay of 250 words or less on their future goals and how higher education will help attain those goals, and an essay of up to 500 words on a topic that changes annually. Deadline for Receipt: July of each year.

1439 ■ PEDIATRIC BRAIN TUMOR FOUNDATION OF THE UNITED STATES

Attn: National Family Support Program Coordinator
302 Ridgefield Court
Asheville, NC 28806
Tel: (828)665-6891
Free: 800-253-6530
Fax: (828)665-6894
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.pbtfus.org/famsvcs/fam_sprt.htm
To provide financial assistance for college to brain tumor survivors.
Title of Award: Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 55 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,500 per year. Duration: 2 years.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school seniors who have been diagnosed with a childhood brain or spinal cord tumor. Applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll at a technical school, vocational school, junior college, or 4-year college or university. They must submit an essay, proof of brain tumor diagnosis, GPA, intent to register for college, high school transcripts, and recommendations Deadline for Receipt: May or November of each year.

1440 ■ WILLIAM PENN ASSOCIATION

Attn: Scholarship Foundation, Inc.
709 Brighton Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15233-1821
Tel: (412)231-2979
Free: 800-848-PENN
Fax: (412)231-8535
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.williampennassociation.org
To provide financial assistance for college to members of the William Penn Association.
Title of Award: William Penn Association 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: 2 years or 4 years; renewal requires the recipient to maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to full-time undergraduate students who have been an individual life benefit member of the William Penn Association for 4 years; their parent or grandparent must have been a life benefit member for at least 3 years (4 years effective in 2006). Applicants must be attending or planning to attend an accredited college, university, or school or nursing as a full-time student. Along with their application, they must submit a high school transcript and their latest SAT/ACT scores. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year. Additional Information: The William Penn Association is the largest Hungarian fraternal society in the United States.

1441 ■ PENNSYLVANIA FEDERATION OF BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL WOMEN'S CLUBS, INC.

Attn: Education and Service Funds Chair
2111 Old Barn Road
East Greenville, PA 18041
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.bpwpa.org
To provide financial assistance for continuing education to women in Pennsylvania.
Title of Award: Pennsylvania Business and Professional Women 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).
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to women in Pennsylvania who have been accepted into an accredited educational institution. Applicants must be able to demonstrate financial need. They must submit an essay that discusses their specific short-term career goals, how the proposed training will help them to accomplish those goals, and how those apply to their long-range career goals. The essay should include a summary of the following topics: self, educational goals, and issues that are important to working women in today's world. Deadline for Receipt: June of each year for programs beginning in September; October of each year for programs beginning in January.

1442 ■ PENNSYLVANIA HIGHER EDUCATION ASSISTANCE AGENCY

Attn: Development and Regional Services
1200 North Seventh Street
P.O. Box 2455
Harrisburg, PA 17105-2455
Tel: (717)720-2800
Free: 800-831-0797
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.pheaa.org/specialprograms/index.shtml
To provide financial assistance for college to residents of Pennsylvania who have been in foster care.
Title of Award: Pennsylvania Chafee Education and Training 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 maximum stipend is $5,000 per year. Awards may not exceed the actual cost of attendance, minus other financial aid the student receives. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed if the recipient remains enrolled at least half time and makes satisfactory academic progress.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of Pennsylvania who are eligible for services under the state's Chafee Foster Care Independence Program, were adopted from foster care after their 16th birthday, or were participating in this program on their 21st birthday (until they turn 23 years of age). Applicants must be enrolled in an approved college or career school on at least a half time basis. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: This program is administered by the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) on behalf of the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare.

1443 ■ PENNSYLVANIA HIGHER EDUCATION ASSISTANCE AGENCY

Attn: State Grant and Special Programs Division
1200 North Seventh Street
Harrisburg, PA 17102-1444
Tel: (717)720-2800
Free: 800-692-7392
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.pheaa.org/specialprograms/index.shtml
To provide financial assistance for college to the children of POWs/MIAs from Pennsylvania.
Title of Award: Pennsylvania Grants for Children of Soldiers Declared POW/MIA Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: UndergraduateNumber Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: The amount of the award depends on the financial need of the recipient, up to a maximum of $3,500 at a Pennsylvania school or $800 at a school outside of Pennsylvania that is approved for participation in the program. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed for 3 additional years.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to dependent children of members or former members of the U.S. armed services who served on active duty after January 31, 1955, who are or have been prisoners of war or are or have been listed as missing in action, and who were residents of Pennsylvania for at least 12 months preceding service on active duty. Eligible children must be enrolled in a program of at least 1 year in duration on at least a half-time basis at an approved school and must demonstrate financial need. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: With certain exceptions, recipients may attend any accredited college in the United States. Excluded from coverage are 2-year public colleges located outside Pennsylvania and schools in states bordering on Pennsylvania that do not allow their state grant recipients to attend Pennsylvania schools (i.e., New York, Maryland, and New Jersey).

1444 ■ PENNSYLVANIA HIGHER EDUCATION ASSISTANCE AGENCY

Attn: State Grant and Special Programs Division
1200 North Seventh Street
Harrisburg, PA 17102-1444
Tel: (717)720-2800
Free: 800-692-7392
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.pheaa.org/specialprograms/index.shtml
To provide financial assistance for college to Pennsylvania veterans.
Title of Award: Pennsylvania Grants for Veterans Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: The amount of the award depends on the financial need of the recipient, up to a maximum of $3,300 at a Pennsylvania school or $800 at a school outside of Pennsylvania that is approved for participation in the program. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed for 3 additional years.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to veterans who served on active duty with the U.S. armed services (or were a cadet or midshipman at a service academy); were released or discharged under conditions other than dishonorable, bad conduct, uncharacterized, or other than honorable; have resided in Pennsylvania for at least 12 months immediately preceding the date of application; graduated from high school; and are enrolled on at least a half-time basis in an approved program of study that is at least 2 academic years in length. First priority is given to veterans who have separated from active duty after January 1 of the current year. All veterans are considered without regard to the financial status of their parents. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year for renewal applicants and any nonrenewals who will enroll in a baccalaureate degree program; July of each year for nonrenewals who will enroll in a 2-year or 3-year terminal program. Additional Information: With certain exceptions, recipients may attend any accredited college in the United States. Excluded from coverage are 2-year public colleges located outside Pennsylvania and schools in states bordering on Pennsylvania that do not allow their state grant recipients to attend Pennsylvania schools (i.e., New York, Maryland, and New Jersey).

1445 ■ PENNSYLVANIA HIGHER EDUCATION ASSISTANCE AGENCY

Attn: State Grant and Special Programs Division
1200 North Seventh Street
Harrisburg, PA 17102-1444
Tel: (717)720-2800
Free: 800-692-7392
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.pheaa.org/specialprograms/index.shtml
To provide financial assistance for college to the children of Pennsylvania public service personnel who died in the line of service.
Title of Award: Pennsylvania Postsecondary Educational Gratuity Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Grants cover tuition, fees, room, and board charged by the institution, less awarded scholarships and federal and state grants. Duration: Up to 5 years.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of Pennsylvania who are the children of 1) Pennsylvania police officers, fire fighters, rescue and ambulance squad members, corrections facility employees, or National Guard members who died in the line of duty after January 1, 1976; or 2) Pennsylvania sheriffs, deputy sheriffs, National Guard members, and certain other individuals on federal or state active military duty who died after September 11, 2001 as a direct result of performing their official duties. Applicants must be 25 years of age or younger and enrolled or accepted at a Pennsylvania community college, state-owned institution, or state-related institution as a full-time student working on an associate or baccalaureate degree. They must have already applied for other scholarships, including state and federal grants and financial aid from the postsecondary institution to which they are applying. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: This program began in the 1998-99 winter/spring term to cover service personnel who died after January 1, 1976. It was amended in 2004 to cover additional service personnel who died after September 11, 2001.

1446 ■ PENNSYLVANIA HIGHER EDUCATION ASSISTANCE AGENCY

Attn: State Grant and Special Programs Division
1200 North Seventh Street
Harrisburg, PA 17102-1444
Tel: (717)720-2800
Free: 800-692-7392
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.pheaa.org/stategrants/index.shtml
To provide financial assistance for college to students in Pennsylvania who have financial need.
Title of Award: Pennsylvania State Grants Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Grants depend on financial need and the type of school attended. Recently, annual grants ranged from $2,750 to $3,300 at 4-year private schools, from $1,000 to $3,250 at state system schools, from $1,700 to $3,300 at state-related schools, from $1,650 to $3,300 at junior colleges, from $300 to $1,050 at community colleges, from $1,150 to $3,200 at nursing school, and from $1,600 to $3,300 at business, trade, and technical schools. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed for 3 additional years.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to seniors graduating from high schools in Pennsylvania who plan to attend a postsecondary school in Pennsylvania on at least a half-time basis. Applicants may also attend accredited colleges in other states, except those states that border Pennsylvania and do not allow their grant recipients to attend Pennsylvania schools (i.e., Maryland, New Jersey, and New York). Their family income may not exceed $69,000. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year for renewal applicants, new applicants who plan to enroll in a baccalaureate degree program, and students in college transfer programs at 2-year public or junior colleges; July of each year for first-time applicants for business, trade, or technical schools, hospital schools of nursing, or 2-year terminal programs at community, junior, or 4-year colleges.

1447 ■ PENNSYLVANIA HIGHER EDUCATION ASSISTANCE AGENCY

Attn: State Grant and Special Programs Division
1200 North Seventh Street
Harrisburg, PA 17102-1444
Tel: (717)720-2800
Free: 800-692-7392
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.pheaa.org/specialprograms/index.shtml
To provide financial assistance for college to students in Pennsylvania who qualify for a federal Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship but did not receive that scholarship.
Title of Award: PHEAA Academic Excellence Scholarship Award 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 $1,500 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed if the recipient remains enrolled full time and makes satisfactory academic progress.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to seniors graduating from high schools in Pennsylvania who plan to attend a postsecondary school in Pennsylvania on a full-time basis. Applicants must have applied and qualified for a Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship and also be a Pennsylvania State Grant recipient for at least 1 term during their freshman year. Eligibility for the Byrd Scholarship requires that applicants be U.S. citizens, nationals, or permanent residents; rank in the top 5% of their graduating class (or in the top 3 if their class has 60 students or less); have a GPA of 3.5 or higher; and have a combined mathematics and critical reading SAT score of 1150 or higher, an ACT score of 25 or higher, or a GED score of 3550 or above. If they qualify for the Byrd Scholarship but fail to receive it, they are automatically eligible for this scholarship from the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA). Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

1448 ■ PENNSYLVANIA NATIONAL GUARD

Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
Fort Indiantown Gap
Annville, PA 17003-5002
Tel: (717)861-8949
Free: 800-PA-GRD-PA
Web Site: http://www.paguard.com/html/free_tuition_eap.html
To provide scholarship/loans for college or graduate school to Pennsylvania National Guard members.
Title of Award: Pennsylvania National Guard Educational Assistance Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Master's, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 1,789 members of the Pennsylvania National Guard were enrolled in this program. Funds Available: Full-time students receive payment of 100% of tuition at a state-owned university (recently, $4,810 per year). Part-time students receive one half of the tuition actually charged or one third of the full-time tuition charged to a Pennsylvania resident at a state-owned university (recently, $1,603 per year), whichever is less. Recipients who fail to fulfill the service obligation must repay all funds received within 10 years, including interest at 7%. Duration: Up to 5 years.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to active members of the Pennsylvania National Guard who are Pennsylvania residents and serving as enlisted personnel, warrant officers, or commissioned officers of any grade. Applicants must accept an obligation to serve in the Pennsylvania National Guard for a period of 6 years from the date of entry into the program. Students who do not possess a baccalaureate degree must be enrolled full or part time in an approved program of education at an approved institution of higher learning in Pennsylvania. Master's degree students are supported on a part-time basis only. Guard members receiving an ROTC scholarship of any type are not eligible. Deadline for Receipt: June of each year for fall semester; October of each year for spring semester; May of each year for summer school. Additional Information: This program, first offered in 1997, is jointly administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs and the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency. Support for summer and graduate school is available only if funding permits.

1449 ■ PENNSYLVANIA NATIONAL GUARD ASSOCIATIONS

Attn: Executive Director
MP-PA, Building 7-10
Fort Indiantown Gap
Annville, PA 17003-5002
Tel: (717)861-2888
Free: 800-997-8885
Fax: (717)861-5560
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.pngas.net/pngsf1.htm
To provide financial assistance for undergraduate education to Pennsylvania National Guard members and the children of disabled or deceased members.
Title of Award: Pennsylvania National Guard Scholarship Fund Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 17 each year: 2 at $1,000, 1 at $500, and 14 at $400. Funds Available: Stipends are $1,000, $500, or $400. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to active members of the Pennsylvania Army or Air National Guard. Children of members of the Guard who died or were permanently disabled while on Guard duty are also eligible. Applicants must be entering their first year of higher education as a full-time student or presently attending a college or vocational school as a full-time student. As part of the selection process, they must submit an essay that outlines their military and civilian plans for the future. Other selection criteria include academic achievement, leadership abilities, and contributions to citizenship. Graduate students are not eligible. Deadline for Receipt: June of each year. Additional Information: The sponsoring organization includes the National Guard Association of Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania National Guard Enlisted Association. This program began in 1977. The $500 scholarship is sponsored by the USAA Insurance Corporation.

1450 ■ PENOBSCOT NATION

Attn: Department of Education and Career Services
6 River Road
Indian Island, ME 04468
Tel: (207)827-1649
Fax: (207)827-2088
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.penobscotnation.org/Education/education.htm
To provide financial assistance to members of the Penobscot Nation who are working on 2-year degrees or training programs.
Title of Award: Penobscot Nation Adult Vocational Training Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Two Year College, Vocational/Occupational Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: The amount awarded varies, depending upon the needs of the recipient. Duration: 1 year or more.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to students who are members of the Penobscot Nation and are enrolled full time in an associate degree, diploma, or certificate training program. Awards are granted on the basis of financial need (as determined by the institution the student is attending). Deadline for Receipt: June of each year. Additional Information: Funding for this program is provided to the Penobscot Nation through the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

1451 ■ PENOBSCOT NATION

Attn: Department of Education and Career Services
6 River Road
Indian Island, ME 04468
Tel: (207)827-1649
Fax: (207)827-2088
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.penobscotnation.org/Education/education.htm
To provide financial assistance to members of the Penobscot Nation who are or will be working on a 4-year degree.
Title of Award: Penobscot Nation Higher Education Grant Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: The amount awarded varies, depending upon the needs of the recipient. Funds may be used to pay for tuition, fees, room, board, books, or living expenses. Duration: 1 year or more.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to students who are members of the Penobscot Nation and are enrolled (or going to be enrolled) full time in a 4-year degree program. Awards are granted on the basis of financial need as determined by the institution the student is attending. Deadline for Receipt: June of each year. Additional Information: Funding for this program is provided to the Penobscot Nation through the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

1452 ■ P.E.O. SISTERHOOD

Attn: Executive Office
3700 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312-2899
Tel: (515)255-3153
Fax: (515)255-3820
Web Site: http://www.peointernational.org
To offer low-interest loans to women interested in pursuing educational activities beyond high school.
Title of Award: P.E.O. Educational Loan Fund Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, nearly $9 million was available for loans.Funds Available: The amount of the loan varies, depending upon the needs of the recipient, to a maximum of $9,000. The loan must be repaid within 6 years at an interest rate of 2%. Duration: 1 year; renewable.
Eligibility Requirements: Women from the United States or Canada who are interested in working on a college degree are eligible to apply. They must be sponsored by a local P.E.O. chapter and within 2 years of completing their educational goals. Deadline for Receipt: Applications may be submitted at any time. Additional Information: This program began in 1907; it is the oldest project of the international chapter of the Women's Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.).

1453 ■ P.E.O. SISTERHOOD

Attn: Executive Office
3700 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312-2899
Tel: (515)255-3153
Fax: (515)255-3820
Web Site: http://www.peointernational.org
To provide financial assistance to mature women interested in resuming or continuing their education.
Title of Award: P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education 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, 1,467 of these grants were awarded, including 365 for the full amount of $1,500. Funds Available: The maximum award is $1,500. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to mature women who are citizens of the United States or Canada and have experienced an interruption in their education that has lasted at least 24 consecutive months during their adult life. Applicants are frequently single parents who must acquire marketable skills to support their families. They must be within 2 years of completing an academic or technical course of study. Applicants must be sponsored by a local P.E.O. chapter. Students enrolled in a doctoral degree program are not eligible. Deadline for Receipt: Applications may be submitted at any time. Additional Information: This program was established in 1973 by the Women's Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.).

1454 ■ PFIZER INC.

c/o Eden Communications Group
515 Valley Street, Suite 200
Maplewood, NJ 07040
Tel: (973)275-6518
Free: 800-AWARD-PF
Fax: (973)275-9792
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.epilepsy-scholarship.com
To provide financial assistance for undergraduate or graduate study to individuals with epilepsy.
Title of Award: Pfizer Epilepsy Scholarship Award Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 25 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $3,000. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must be under a physician's care for epilepsy (and taking prescribed medication) and must submit an application with 2 letters of recommendation (1 from the physician) and verification of academic status. They must be high school seniors entering college in the fall; college freshmen, sophomores, or juniors continuing in the fall; or college seniors planning to enter graduate school in the fall. Along with their application, they must submit a 250-word essay on something of direct personal importance to them as a person with epilepsy. Selection is based on demonstrated achievement in academic and extracurricular activities; financial need is not considered. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year.

1455 ■ PHI ETA SIGMA

c/o John F. Sagabiel
Western Kentucky University
525 Grise Hall
1 Big Red Way
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Tel: (270)745-6540
Fax: (270)745-3893
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.phietasigma.org/scholarships.htm
To provide financial assistance for college to members of Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society.
Title of Award: Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society Distinguished Member Undergraduate 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, 31 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members of the honor society who are enrolled full time in a college or university. Membership in the society requires a GPA of 3.5 or higher. Selection is based on academic record, participation in Phi Eta Sigma chapter activities, creative ability, potential for success in their chosen field, and 3 letters of recommendation. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: Many local chapters also award scholarships.

1456 ■ PHI ETA SIGMA

c/o John F. Sagabiel
Western Kentucky University
525 Grise Hall
1 Big Red Way
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Tel: (270)745-6540
Fax: (270)745-3893
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.phietasigma.org/scholarships.htm
To provide financial assistance for college to members of Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society.
Title of Award: Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society Undergraduate 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, 72 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members of the honor society who are enrolled full time in a college or university. Membership in the society requires a GPA of 3.5 or higher. Selection is based on academic record, participation in Phi Eta Sigma chapter activities, creative ability, potential for success in their chosen field, and 3 letters of recommendation. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: Many local chapters also award scholarships.

1457 ■ PHILIPPIANS FOUNDATION

P.O. Box 157
Hickory, NC 28603
Tel: (828)328-3529
Fax: (828)396-4689
To provide financial assistance for college to North Carolina residents whose parents are stricken with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).
Title of Award: Philippians Foundation Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000 per year. Duration: Up to 4 years.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to students who have been a resident of North Carolina for at least 1 year and who are the dependent of a parent or legal guardian stricken with ALS. Applicants must be enrolling at an accredited college, university, or nursing school. Deadline for Receipt: September of each year.

1458 ■ STEPHEN PHILLIPS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND

34 Chestnut Street
Salem, MA 01970
Tel: (978)744-2111
Fax: (978)744-0456
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.Phillips-scholarship.org
To provide financial assistance for college to residents of the New England and mid-Atlantic states.
Title of Award: Stephen Phillips 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, 175 new and 416 renewal scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: Stipends generally range from $3,000 to $10,000 per year. Funds are paid in 2 equal installments to the recipient's school and must be used to pay for tuition and fees. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed for up to 3 additional years, provided the recipient maintains a GPA of 2.5 or higher.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of the New England and mid-Atlantic states (Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, or West Virginia) who are entering or returning college students. Preference is given to graduating high school seniors. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, be enrolled in a demanding course of study, demonstrate skilled writing ability, have at least 1100 on their SATs (or 22 on their ACTs), and rank in the top 20% of their graduating high school class. In addition, they should demonstrate a desire to make a meaningful contribution to society; be involved in a balance of community, school, and work activities; be able to demonstrate integrity, resolution, self-discipline, and judgment; and have substantial unmet financial need. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

1459 ■ PINNACOL FOUNDATION

Attn: Elizabeth Starkey
7501 East Lowry Boulevard
Denver, CO 80230
Tel: (303)361-4775
Free: 800-873-7248
Fax: (303)361-5775
Web Site: http://www.pinnacol.com/foundation
To provide financial assistance for college to Colorado residents whose parent was killed or permanently disabled in a work-related accident.
Title of Award: Pinnacol Foundation Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 31 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: The stipend depends on the need of the recipient. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to the natural, adopted, step, or fully dependent children of workers killed or permanently injured in a compensable work-related accident during the course and scope of employment with a Colorado-based employer and entitled to receive benefits under the Colorado Workers' Compensation Act. Applicants must be between 16 and 24 years of age and attending or planning to attend a college or technical school. Selection is based on academic achievement and aptitude, community service, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: Pinnacol Assurance, a workers' compensation insurance carrier, established this program in 2001. Students are eligible regardless of the insurance carrier for their parent's accident.

1460 ■ PKU ORGANIZATION OF ILLINOIS

P.O. Box 102
Palatine, IL 60078-0102
Tel: (630)415-2219
Fax: (208)978-8963
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.pkuil.org
To provide financial assistance for college to Illinois residents who have been diagnosed with phenylketonuria (PKU).
Title of Award: Andrew Craig Memorial Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 2 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000 per year. Duration: 1 year; recipients may reapply but not in successive years.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of Illinois who have been diagnosed with either classic or variant PKU. Applicants must be 17 years of age or older and either 1) entering college or vocational school, or 2) returning to school for a degree. Along with their application, they must submit a short essay about themselves, their experiences with PKU, and their future aspirations. Deadline for Receipt: August of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 1997. Information is also available from Peter Neill, (630) 922-9330, E-mail: [email protected]

1461 ■ POINT FOUNDATION

P.O. Box 11210
Chicago, IL 60611
(866)33-POINT
Fax: (866)39-POINT
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.thepointfoundation.org
To provide financial assistance for college or graduate school to students who have been involved in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) community.
Title of Award: Point Foundation 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, 20 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: Stipends range from $5,000 to $28,000 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed if the recipient maintains a GPA of 3.5 or higher.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to citizens of any country who are attending or planning to attend a college or university in the United States to work on an undergraduate or graduate degree. Applicants are not required to be LGBT, but they should have a history of leadership in the LGBT community and plan to be a LGBT leader in the future. Selection is based on academic accomplishment; financial, emotional, and social need; extracurricular activities; personal circumstances; and goals. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This program began in 2001. It includes the following named scholarships the Merle Aronson Scholarship, the Carlos Enrique Cisneros Scholarship (for students at American University in Washington, D.C.), the Walter M. Decker Scholarship, the Bryan L. Knapp Scholarship (for students from the New York City area at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York) the Elsie De Wolfe Scholarship, and the mtvU Scholarship (for students at universities participating in the mtvU program).

1462 ■ POLISH NATIONAL ALLIANCE

Attn: Education Department
6100 North Cicero Avenue
Chicago, IL 60646-4386
Tel: (773)286-0500
Free: 800-621-3723
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.pna-znp.org/content/educationaldept/scholarships.htm
To provide financial assistance for college to members of the Polish National Alliance (PNA).
Title of Award: Polish National Alliance 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; a total of $250,000 is available for scholarships each year. Funds Available: Stipends range from $500 to $1,500. Funds are paid directly to the recipient's college. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to full-time college sophomores, juniors, and seniors (incoming freshmen are not eligible to apply) who have been beneficial premium paying members of PNA for at least 3 years; also eligible are students who have been members of PNA for only 2 years but whose parents have been members for at least 5 years. Applicants who joined PNA after January 1, 1999 must have a premium paying permanent plan of insurance that excludes modified life paid up at 65 and annuities. Applicants who joined after January 1, 2002 must have a premium paying permanent plan such as universal life, ordinary life, executive life paid up at 90, life paid up at 65, 20 pay life, or single premium whole life. Selection is based on academic record, educational goals, involvement in fraternal and youth activities of the PNA, family PNA membership, and participation in church, community, and college activities. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: Recipients may study only at U.S. colleges or universities.

1463 ■ POLISH ROMAN CATHOLIC UNION OF AMERICA

Attn: Education Fund Scholarship Program
984 North Milwaukee Avenue
Chicago, IL 60622-4101
Tel: (773)782-2600
Free: 800-772-8632
Fax: (773)278-4595
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.prcua.org/benefits/educationfundscholarship.htm
To provide financial assistance to undergraduate and graduate students of Polish heritage.
Title of Award: Stanley W. Marion Fund 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). Funds are paid directly to the institution. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to students enrolled full time as sophomores, juniors, and seniors in an undergraduate program or full or part time as a graduate or professional school students. Selection is based on academic achievement, Polonia involvement, and community service. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year.

1464 ■ POLISH ROMAN CATHOLIC UNION OF AMERICA

Attn: Secretary-Treasurer
984 North Milwaukee Avenue
Chicago, IL 60622-4101
Tel: (773)782-2600
Free: 800-772-8632
Fax: (773)278-4595
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.prcua.org/benefits/educationalloan.htm
To provide loans for college to members of the Polish Roman Catholic Union of American (PRCUA).
Title of Award: Polish Roman Catholic Union of America Educational Loans Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: The maximum loan is $1,000 per year. Funds may be used only for tuition and are issued jointly to the student and the school. No interest is charged while the student remains in school, but repayment must begin within 6 months of graduating or leaving school with interest at 5%. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed up to 3 additional years.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to active PRCUA members who have held at least $5,000 in permanent life insurance for at least 1 year. Applicants must be attending or planning to attend an accredited college or university as a full-time student.

1465 ■ POLISH ROMAN CATHOLIC UNION OF AMERICA

Attn: President
984 North Milwaukee Avenue
Chicago, IL 60622-4101
Tel: (773)782-2600
Free: 800-772-8632
Fax: (773)278-4595
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.prcua.org/benefits/scholarship.htm
To provide financial assistance for college or graduate school to members of the Polish Roman Catholic Union of American (PRCUA).
Title of Award: Polish Roman Catholic Union of America Student 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. Funds Available: A stipend is awarded (amount not specified). Funds are paid directly to the institution. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed up to 3 additional years.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to active PRCUA members who have held at least $5,000 in permanent life insurance for at least 5 years. Applicants must be enrolled as a full-time sophomore, junior, or senior in an undergraduate program or as a graduate or professional student. They must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Along with their application, they must submit a 500-word essay on "How I can use my degree to benefit my Polish heritage." Selection is based on that essay and statements on their career goals and how they plan to achieve those goals, educational and other accomplishments, educational organizations to which they belong, and extracurricular activities. U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status is required. Deadline for Receipt: June of each year.

1466 ■ POP WARNER LITTLE SCHOLARS, INC.

Attn: Director of Scholastics
586 Middletown Boulevard, Suite C-100
Langhorne, PA 19047-1829
Tel: (215)752-2691
Fax: (215)752-2879
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.popwarner.com/scholastics/pop.asp
To provide financial assistance for college to Pop Warner football players or cheerleaders.
Title of Award: Pop Warner Little Scholars Scholastic Awards 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, 67 of these scholarships were awarded: 2 at $5,000, 2 at $2,500, 1 at $1,250, 31 at $1,000, 1 at $750, 1 at $625 and 29 at $500. Funds Available: Stipends range from $500 to $5,000. The funds are held in escrow until the recipient enters college; at that time, the sponsor sends the scholarship amount directly to the chosen institution. Duration: The stipends are awarded annually.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Pop Warner players or cheerleaders who are currently in the fifth through eighth grades (or above). Applicants need a 96% average or better to be considered and should have been involved in school-affiliated organizations and/or academic clubs. Selection is based on school marks, other academic accomplishments, and club involvements. The top 35 players and 25 cheerleaders in each of 4 grade categories (fifth through eighth grades or above) are named to the "Pop Warner First Team of All-American Scholars." The Senior First Team of All-American Scholars (those in the eighth grade or above) are considered for this scholarship. Deadline for Receipt: Regional associations submit nominations in January of each year.

1467 ■ POSSIBLE WOMAN ENTERPRISES

Attn: Possible Woman Foundation International
2968 Four Oaks Drive
Atlanta, GA 30360
Tel: (770)863-1515; 888-663-4767
Fax: (770)863-1090
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.possiblewomanfoundation.org/Home.htm
To provide financial assistance for college or graduate school to women of all ages.
Title of Award: Possible Woman Foundation International Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend ranges from $3,000 to $3,500. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to women who are changing careers and/or seeking advancement in their current career or worklife; stay at home mothers looking to enhance their skills; volunteers supporting society through giving to organizations in the community; and young women in the early stages of achieving their educational aspirations. Applicants may be of any age and at any level of education (high school graduate, some college, 4-year college graduate, graduate school, doctoral). Along with their application, they must submit a 2-page essay on the topic, "How Having the Opportunity for Beginning or Continuing My Academic Education Will Positively Impact My Life." Selection is based on the essay, career and life goals, leadership and participation in community activities, honors and awards received, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year.

1468 ■ PROFESSIONAL BOWLERS ASSOCIATION

Attn: Billy Welu Bowling Scholarship
719 Second Avenue, Suite 701
Seattle, WA 98104
Tel: (206)332-9688
Fax: (206)654-6030
Web Site: http://www.pba.com/corporate/scholarships.asp
To provide financial assistance to college students who are active bowlers.
Title of Award: Billy Welu 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. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to currently-enrolled college students who compete in the sport of bowling. Applicants must submit a 500-word essay describing how the scholarship will positively affect their bowling, academic, and personal goals. They must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Financial need is not considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year.

1469 ■ PUEBLO OF ISLETA

Attn: Higher Education Program
P.O. Box 1270
Isleta, NM 87022
Tel: (505)869-2680
Fax: (505)869-7690
Web Site: http://
To provide financial assistance for undergraduate or graduate study to members of the Pueblo of Isleta.
Title of Award: Pueblo of Isleta 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 stipend depends on the need of the recipient. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed if the recipient maintains a GPA of 2.5 or higher.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to undergraduate and graduate students who can document tribal membership in the Pueblo of Isleta or at least one-quarter Isleta blood. Applicants must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher and be able to demonstrate financial need They must have applied for federal aid by submitting a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Deadline for Receipt: June of each year for the academic year; October of each year for the spring semester or winter quarter; March of each year for summer term.

1470 ■ PUEBLO OF JEMEZ

Attn: Higher Education Center
P.O. Box 60
Jemez Pueblo, NM 87024
Tel: (505)834-9102; 888-834-3936
Fax: (505)834-7900
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.jemezpueblo.org/education/highered/scholar/tribal.html
To provide financial assistance to Jemez Pueblo students who are interested in earning a college degree.
Title of Award: Pueblo of Jemez 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 depends on the need of the recipient. Duration: 1 semester; may be renewed if the recipient remains enrolled full time with a GPA of 2.0 or higher.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Jemez Pueblo students working on or planning to work on an associate or bachelor's degree at an accredited institution of higher education as a full-time student. Applicants must be at least one quarter Jemez and recognized under the Jemez Pueblo census office (a Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood must be provided). They must submit 2 letters of recommendation, a copy of their letter of acceptance from the institution they are or are planning to attend, and an official transcript from the high school or college they last attended. It is required that all students fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and apply for aid from the college they plan to attend. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year for fall semester; October of each year for spring semester.

1471 ■ PUEBLO OF LAGUNA

Attn: Laguna Acoma Vocational Rehabilitation Project
P.O. Box 550
New Laguna, NM 87038
Tel: (505)552-0619
Fax: (505)552-0623
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ldoe.org/vocrehab.htm
To provide vocational rehabilitation to American Indian adults with disabilities who reside on the Laguna and Acoma reservations in New Mexico.
Title of Award: Laguna Acoma Vocational Rehabilitation Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Vocational/Occupational Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: This program provides services based on individual need and interest, availability of jobs, and selection of career goals. Duration: Services are provided until the participant obtains employment.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of the Laguna and Acoma reservations who either apply directly or are referred by an agency, family member, or community member. Applicants must have a physical or mental impairment that is a barrier to employment and require services in order to prepare for, enter, or obtain employment. They must submit a Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood and (if they are receiving Supplemental Security Income) the SSI letter indicating eligibility for monthly support. Deadline for Receipt: Applications may be submitted at any time.

1472 ■ PUEBLO OF LAGUNA

Attn: Higher Education Program
P.O. Box 207
Laguna, NM 87026
Tel: (505)552-7182
Fax: (505)552-7235
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ldoe.org/highered.htm
To provide financial assistance for college or graduate school to regular members of the Pueblo of Laguna.
Title of Award: Pueblo of Laguna 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: Undergraduate stipends are intended to cover unmet financial need, to a maximum of $8,000 per year. Most awards range from $2,000 to $5,000 per academic year. Limited funding is available for graduate students. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed for a maximum of 5 academic years if the recipient maintains full-time enrollment and a GPA of 2.0 or higher.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to regular enrolled members of the Pueblo of Laguna. Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED certificate and be working on a bachelor's, graduate, or transferable associate degree. They must have been accepted by an accredited college or university in the United States as a full-time student. Along with their application, they must submit documentation of financial need, a 1-page personal statement on their purpose for working on a degree in their chosen field of study and their career or professional goals, high school and/or college transcripts, ACT scores, and verification of tribal membership or Indian blood. Vocational students, part-time students, and "naturalized" Laguna tribal members are not eligible. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year for the fall term or academic year; September of each year for the winter/spring term.

1473 ■ PUEBLO OF ZUNI

Attn: Education and Career Development Center
P.O. Box 339
Zuni, NM 87327
Tel: (505)782-7178
Fax: (505)782-7223
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ashiwi.org/highered/higheredmain.html
To provide financial assistance for college or graduate school to members of the Pueblo of Zuni.
Title of Award: Zuni Higher 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. Funds Available: The amount awarded depends on the need of the recipient, up to $5,000 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed if the recipient maintains a GPA of 2.0 or higher.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to enrolled members of the Pueblo of Zuni who are high school seniors or graduates. Applicants must have earned a GPA of 2.0 or higher and be interested in working on an associate, bachelor's, or graduate degree as a full-time student. They must have also applied for a federal Pell Grant. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year for the summer session; June of each year for the fall term; October of each year for the spring term.

1474 ■ PUERTO RICO NATIONAL GUARD

Attn: Education Services Officer
P.O. Box 9023786
San Juan, PR 00902-3786
Tel: (787)721-3131
Fax: (787)723-6360
E-mail: [email protected]
To provide financial assistance for college or graduate school to National Guard members in Puerto Rico and their families.
Title of Award: Puerto Rico National Guard Tuition Assistance Fund Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: For Guard members, the program pays $50 per credit to a maximum of $900 per year for undergraduate or vocational study, $75 per credit to a maximum of $1,350 per year for graduate study, or a maximum of $1,000 per year for study for an M.D. degree. For spouses, the program pays $75 per credit to a maximum of $1,350 per semester for graduate study. For spouses and children, the program pays $50 per credit to a maximum of $900 per semester for undergraduate or vocational study ($1,800 per year). Duration: 1 year; may be renewed. Guard members are limited to 18 credits of study per year; spouses and children are limited to 18 credits per semester.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to 1) active members of the Puerto Rico National Guard who are interested in preparing for a career on the undergraduate or graduate level (up to the Ph.D. degree); 2) spouses of members interested in working on an undergraduate or graduate degree (up to a master's degree); and 3) children of members interested in undergraduate or vocational study. Guard members may not receive support at the same time as a spouse and/or child.

1475 ■ DAWN RAMOS PRODUCTIONS

607 South Loving Avenue
Sherman, TX 75090-6743
Tel: (903)891-9761
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.misslatina.com
To recognize and reward young Latina women who compete in a national beauty pageant.
Title of Award: Ms. Latina USA Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate, Other Number Awarded: 1 winner and 4 runners-up are selected each year. Funds Available: Each year, prizes include scholarships, gifts, a cruise to the Bahamas, a trip to Las Vegas, a modeling contract, and use of an apartment in Miami. The total value is more than $100,000. Duration: The pageant is held annually
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to women between 18 and 29 years of age who are at least 25% Hispanic. Applicants may be single, married, or divorced, and they may have children. They appear in a nationally-televised pageant where selection is based one third on an interview, one third on swimsuit appearances, and one third on evening gown appearances. Height and weight are not factors, but contestants should be proportionate. Pageant experience and fluency in Spanish are not required.

1476 ■ DAWN RAMOS PRODUCTIONS

607 South Loving Avenue
Sherman, TX 75090-6743
Tel: (903)891-9761
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.misslatina.com
To recognize and reward teen-aged Latina women who compete in a national beauty pageant.
Title of Award: Teen Latina USA Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 winner and 4 runners-up are selected each year. Funds Available: Each year, prizes include scholarships, gifts, a cruise to the Bahamas, a trip to Las Vegas, a modeling contract, and use of an apartment in Miami. The total value is more than $25,000. Duration: The pageant is held annually
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to women between 13 and 17 years of age who are at least 25% Hispanic. Applicants must be single and they may not have children. They appear in a nationally-televised pageant where selection is based one third on an interview, one third on swimsuit appearances, and one third on evening gown appearances. Height and weight are not factors, but contestants should be proportionate. Pageant experience and fluency in Spanish are not required.

1477 ■ JAY RAMSDELL FOUNDATION

Attn: Daniel Lay
First National Bank
Trust Department
P.O. Box 258
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.jramsdellfoundation.org
To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors in Maine who have been active in athletics.
Title of Award: Jay Ramsdell Scholarships 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. Funds are paid to the college or university after the recipient has successfully completed the first semester and is enrolled for the second semester. Duration: 1 year; recipients may reapply.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of Maine who are seniors graduating from a high school in the state. Students must be nominated by the athletic director at their high school; each director may nominate 1 student. Nominees must have been active in athletics; special attention is paid to team managers and statisticians. Financial need must be demonstrated, although need is not the primary consideration in making the award. Additional Information: These scholarships were first awarded in 1990.

1478 ■ JIMMY RANE FOUNDATION

1100 Highway 431 North
P.O. Box 40
Abbeville, AL 36310
Tel: (334)585-9505; (866)606-2470
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.jimmyranefoundation.org
To provide financial assistance for college to students who can demonstrate financial need.
Title of Award: Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 17 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: 1 year; may be renewed up to 3 additional years. Duration: The stipend depends on the need of the recipient.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school seniors and students enrolled in college or vocational institutions; preference is given to high school seniors. Applicants must submit a biography that includes school and unpaid community activities, special awards, honors, and offices held; an essay on why they feel they should be awarded this scholarship, including their plans as they relate to their education, career, and long-term goals; 3 letters of recommendation; and documentation of financial need. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 2002.

1479 ■ JEANNETTE RANKIN FOUNDATION, INC.

P.O. Box 6653
Athens, GA 30604-6653
Tel: (706)208-1211
Fax: (706)548-0202
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.rankinfoundation.org
To provide financial assistance for college to women who are 35 years or older.
Title of Award: Jeannette Rankin Award 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, 45 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: Women who are 35 years of age or older are eligible to apply for this scholarship if they are in financial need and have clear educational goals. They must be U.S. citizens and enrolled in a certified program of technical/vocational training or undergraduate education. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This program began in 1978. Awards are not given to students enrolled in graduate courses or working on a second undergraduate degree.

1480 ■ REBEKAH ASSEMBLY OF TEXAS

Attn: Scholarship Committee
16400 KC Road 4060
Scurry, TX 75158
To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors in Texas.
Title of Award: Irma Gesche 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. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This scholarship is available to Texas high school seniors who are interested in attending a 2-year or 4-year college or university in the state. Selection is based on academic ability, community service, personal development, and financial need. Applicants must submit a completed application along with a high school transcript, a typed letter describing their educational goals, and 3 letters of recommendation. Deadline for Receipt: December of each year.

1481 ■ RECORDING FOR THE BLIND AND DYSLEXIC

Attn: Strategic Communications Department
Anne T. Macdonald Center
20 Roszel Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
Tel: (609)520-8044; (866)RFBD-585
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.rfbd.org/applications_awards.htm
To provide financial assistance to outstanding high school students with learning disabilities who plan to continue their education.
Title of Award: Marion Huber Learning through Listening Awards Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 6 each year: 3 at $6,000 and 3 at $2,000. Funds Available: Stipends are $6,000 or $2,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to seniors graduating from public or private high schools in the United States or its territories who have a specific learning disability (visual impairment alone does not satisfy this requirement). Applicants must be planning to continue their education at a 2-year or 4-year college or vocational school. They must be registered Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic borrowers and have earned a GPA of 3.0 or higher in grades 10-12. Selection is based on outstanding scholastic achievement, leadership, enterprise, and service to others. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 1992.

1482 ■ RECORDING FOR THE BLIND AND DYSLEXIC

Attn: Strategic Communications Department
Anne T. Macdonald Center
20 Roszel Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
Tel: (609)520-8044; (866)RFBD-585
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.rfbd.org/applications_awards.htm
To recognize and reward the outstanding academic achievements of blind college seniors.
Title of Award: Mary P. Oenslager Scholastic Achievement Awards Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College, Professional Number Awarded: 9 each year: 3 Top winners, 3 Special Honors winners, and 3 Honors winners. Funds Available: Top winners receive $6,000 each, Special Honors winners $3,000 each, and Honors winners $1,000 each. Duration: The awards are presented annually.
Eligibility Requirements: To be eligible for this award, candidates must 1) be legally blind; 2) have received, or will receive, a bachelor's degree from a 4-year accredited college or university in the United States or its territories during the year the award is given; 3) have an overall academic average of 3.0 or higher; and 4) have been registered borrowers from Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic for at least 1 year and have borrowed at least 1 of its audiobooks during that time. Selection is based on evidence of leadership, enterprise, and service to others. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: These awards are named for the founder of the program who established it in 1959 and endowed it with a gift of $1 million in 1990.

1483 ■ RED RIVER VALLEY ASSOCIATION FOUNDATION

P.O. Box 1916
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
Tel: (540)442-7782
Fax: (540)443-3105
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.river-rats.org
To provide financial assistance for college or graduate school to the spouses and children of selected service personnel and members of the Red River Valley Fighter Pilots Association.
Title of Award: Red River Valley Fighter Pilots Association Scholarship 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; since this program was established, it has awarded more than 900 scholarships worth nearly $1,500,000. Funds Available: The amount awarded varies, depending upon the need of the recipient. Recently, undergraduate stipends have ranged from $500 to $3,500 and averaged $1,725; graduate stipends have ranged from $500 to $2,000 and averaged $1,670. Funds are paid directly to the recipient's institution and are to be used for tuition, fees, books, and room and board for full-time students. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to the spouses and children of 1) service members missing in action (MIA) or killed in action (KIA) in armed conflicts by U.S. forces since August 1964, including those lost in the World Trade Center or Pentagon on September 11, 2001; 2) surviving dependents of U.S. military aircrew members killed in a non-combat aircraft accident in which they were performing aircrew duties; and 3) current members of the association and deceased members who were in good standing at the time of their death. Applicants must be interested in attending an accredited college or university to work on an undergraduate or graduate degree. Selection is based on demonstrated academic achievement, college entrance examination scores, financial need, and accomplishments in school, church, civic, and social activities. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 1970, out of concern for the families of aircrews (known as "River Rats") who were killed or missing in action in the Red River Valley of North Vietnam. Information is also available from Herm Davis, 16728 Frontenac Terrace, Rockville, MD 20855, (301) 548-9423.

1484 ■ CLIFFORD H. "TED" REES, JR. SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION

Attn: ARI Director of Education
4100 North Fairfax Drive, Suite 200
Arlington, VA 22203
Tel: (703)524-8800
Fax: (703)528-3816
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.reesscholarship.org
To provide financial assistance to students preparing for a career as a heating, ventilation, air-conditioning, and refrigeration (HVACR) technician.
Title of Award: Clifford H. "Ted" Rees, Jr. Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Vocational/Occupational Number Awarded: 2 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents who are enrolled in a program for preparation for a career in residential air-conditioning and heating, light commercial air-conditioning and heating, or commercial refrigeration. They must be enrolled in a training program at an institutionally accredited school. Along with their application, they must submit an essay of 150 to 200 words on why this scholarship should be awarded to them. Deadline for Receipt: October of each year.

1485 ■ THE RETIRED ENLISTED ASSOCIATION

Attn: National Scholarship Committee
1111 South Abilene Court
Aurora, CO 80012-4909
Tel: (303)752-0660
Free: 800-338-9337
Fax: (303)752-0835
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.trea.org/scholarship/index.html
To provide financial assistance for college to the dependents of members of The Retired Enlisted Association (TREA).
Title of Award: TREA National Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 40 each year. Funds Available: The stipends are $1,000 per year. Duration: 1 year; recipients may reapply.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to dependent children and grandchildren of association or auxiliary members who are high school seniors or full-time college students and interested in pursuing postsecondary education. Selection is based on a 300-word essay on "What Higher Education Means to Me," 2 letters of recommendation, educational accomplishments, extracurricular activities, work experience, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: Recipients may attend technical schools, 4-year colleges, or universities.

1486 ■ RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

Attn: Scholarship Coordinator
One Union Station
Providence, RI 02903
Tel: (401)274-4564
Fax: (401)331-8085
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.rifoundation.org
To provide financial assistance for college to students in Rhode Island whose parents did not attend college.
Title of Award: Patty & Melvin Alperin First Generation 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, 13 of these scholarships were awarded: 4 new awards and 9 renewals. Funds Available: The stipend ranges up to $1,000. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed for up to 3 additional years if the recipient maintains good academic standing.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to college-bound Rhode Island high school seniors and graduates whose parents did not have the benefit of attending college. Applicants must intend to work on either a 2-year degree at an accredited nonprofit postsecondary institution or a 4-year college degree. Along with their application, they must submit an essay (up to 300 words) on what it means to them to be of the first generation in their family to work on a college degree. Selection is based on academic excellence, character, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year.

1487 ■ RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

Attn: Scholarship Coordinator
One Union Station
Providence, RI 02903
Tel: (401)274-4564
Fax: (401)331-8085
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.rifoundation.org
To provide financial assistance for college to spouses and dependents of workers insured by Beacon Mutual Insurance Company who were killed or permanently disabled in industrial accidents.
Title of Award: Beacon Brighter Tomorrows Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1to2 each year. Funds Available: Stipends range from $1,000 to $2,000.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to spouses and/or legal dependents of workers insured by the company who were killed or permanently disabled in an industrial accident. Applicants must have been accepted into an accredited postsecondary institution on a full- or part-time basis. They must submit an essay (up to 300 words) on what they hope they will be doing in their professional life 10 years from now. Financial need is considered in the selection process. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year.

1488 ■ RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

Attn: Scholarship Coordinator
One Union Station
Providence, RI 02903
Tel: (401)274-4564
Fax: (401)331-8085
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.rifoundation.org
To provide financial assistance to college students in Rhode Island for nontraditional enrichment experiences.
Title of Award: Michael P. Metcalf 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, 3 of these awards were granted. Funds Available: Stipends range up to $5,000. Duration: These are 1-time awards.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to college sophomores and juniors who are legal residents of Rhode Island. They may apply for grants to subsidize experiences intended to broaden their perspective and enhance their personal growth. These may include, but are not limited to, travel in this country and abroad and a variety of internship and public service programs. Traditional programs and those that are a regular part of the applicant's curriculum (e.g., junior year abroad, departmentally-sponsored summer research program) are not funded. Grants may not be used to purchase equipment. Applicants must show financial need. Criteria for evaluating applications include: clarity and thoughtfulness of application, creativity and motivation of proposed project, evidence of self direction and initiative, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: January of each year. Additional Information: This award was established in 1989 to honor the memory of Michael P. Metcalf, publisher of the Providence Journal.

1489 ■ RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

Attn: Scholarship Coordinator
One Union Station
Providence, RI 02903
Tel: (401)274-4564
Fax: (401)331-8085
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.rifoundation.org
To provide financial assistance for college to graduating high school seniors in Rhode Island who have been involved in public service activities.
Title of Award: Rhode Island Association of Former Legislators Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 5 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,500 per year. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to graduating high school seniors who are Rhode Island residents. Applicants must have distinguished themselves by their outstanding involvement in community service, have been accepted into an accredited postsecondary institution, and be able to demonstrate financial need. Along with their application, they must submit an essay (up to 300 words), explaining the nature of their community service participation, the work's influence on them, and how they plan to continue their public service work into the future. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year.

1490 ■ RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

Attn: Scholarship Coordinator
One Union Station
Providence, RI 02903
Tel: (401)274-4564
Fax: (401)331-8085
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.rifoundation.org
To provide financial assistance to students at colleges and universities in Rhode Island who are older than 45 years of age.
Title of Award: Lily and Catello Sorrentino 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, 2 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: Stipends range from $350 to $1,000 per year. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Rhode Island residents older than 45 years of age who are enrolled at a degree-conferring non-parochial college or university in the state to complete an undergraduate degree. Applicants must be able to demonstrate financial need. They must submit a 500-word essay describing their reasons for returning to school, the course of study they plan to pursue, how that relates to their career goals, and how they plan to finance the continuation of their educational program. Preference is given to first-time applicants. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 1978.

1491 ■ RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

Attn: Scholarship Coordinator
One Union Station
Providence, RI 02903
Tel: (401)274-4564
Fax: (401)331-8085
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.rifoundation.org
To provide financial assistance for college in Rhode Island to single parents.
Title of Award: Bruce and Marjorie Sundlun Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 3to5 each year. Funds Available: Stipends range from $250 to $1,000 per year. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to single parents (men and women) with low incomes who are seeking to upgrade their potential career skills by returning to school in Rhode Island for an academic, trade, or vocational program. Applicants must be Rhode Island residents who can demonstrate financial need. As part of the selection process, they must submit an essay (up to 500 words) on their reasons for returning to school, how they chose their intended career or job training, how this scholarship can help them achieve their goals, and specifically how the money will be used. Preference is given to parents who are currently receiving public assistance, have recently received public assistance, are completing their first degree or certificate program, or will soon be released from prison. Deadline for Receipt: June of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 1990.

1492 ■ RHODE ISLAND HIGHER EDUCATION ASSISTANCE AUTHORITY

Attn: Scholarship and Grant Division
560 Jefferson Boulevard
Warwick, RI 02886
Tel: (401)736-1170
Free: 800-922-9855
Fax: (401)732-3541
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.riheaa.org/borrowers/scholarships
To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors in Rhode Island who can demonstrate academic promise.
Title of Award: CollegeBound fund Academic Promise 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: The stipend is $2,500. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed for up to 3 additional years provided the recipient maintains a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or minimum GPAs of 2.50 for the first year, 2.75 for the second year, or 3.0 for the third year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents who have been residents of Rhode Island since the beginning of the year prior to the academic year in which they enroll in college. Applicants must be high school seniors accepted for full-time enrollment in a program that leads to a certificate or degree, not owe a refund on a federal Title IV grant, not be in default on a Title IV loan, and not already possess a bachelor's degree. They must file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and take the SAT or ACT test. Selection is based on those test scores and high school GPA. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year.

1493 ■ RHODE ISLAND HIGHER EDUCATION ASSISTANCE AUTHORITY

Attn: Scholarship and Grant Division
560 Jefferson Boulevard
Warwick, RI 02886
Tel: (401)736-1170
Free: 800-922-9855
Fax: (401)732-3541
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.riheaa.org/borrowers/grants
To provide financial assistance for college to residents of Rhode Island who can demonstrate financial need.
Title of Award: Rhode Island State 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: Stipends range from $300 to $1,400 per year, depending on the recipient's financial need. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed for up to 3 additional years (or 4 years for a bona fide 5-year program of study) as long as the recipient files a new FAFSA, continues to meet all eligibility requirements, and maintains satisfactory progress as defined by the institution.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents who have been residents of Rhode Island since the beginning of the year prior to the academic year in which they enroll in college. Applicants must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment in a program that leads to a certificate or degree, not owe a refund on a federal Title IV grant, not be in default on a Title IV loan, and not already possess a bachelor's degree. If they are already enrolled in college, they must be making satisfactory academic progress as defined by their school's academic progress policy. The only application procedure is filing a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); all Rhode Island residents who submit that form are automatically considered for these grants. Applicants must be interested in attending an eligible school in the United States, Canada, or Mexico on at least a half-time basis. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year.

1494 ■ RHODE ISLAND NATIONAL GUARD

Command Readiness Center
Attn: TAGRI-DP/ED
645 New London Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920-3097
Tel: (401)275-4109
Fax: (401)275-4014
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.riguard.com/education
To provide financial assistance for college or graduate school to members of the National Guard in Rhode Island.
Title of Award: Rhode Island National Guard State Tuition Assistance Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Master's, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Qualified Guard members receive payment of tuition for up to 3 courses per semester. Duration: 1 semester; may be renewed.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to active members of the Rhode Island National Guard in good standing who are currently satisfactorily participating in all unit training assemblies and annual training periods. Applicants must have at least 1 year of service remaining. They must be enrolled in or planning to enroll in an associate, bachelor's, or master's degree program at a public institution in the state. Additional Information: This program was established in 1999.

1495 ■ RHODE ISLAND NATIONAL GUARD

Command Readiness Center
Attn: TAGRI-DP/ED
645 New London Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920-3097
Tel: (401)275-4109
Fax: (401)275-4014
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.riguard.com/education
To provide financial assistance to members of the Rhode Island National Guard who attend public institutions in the state.
Title of Award: Rhode Island National Guard State Tuition Exemption 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: Qualified Guard members are entitled to tuition-free classes at public institutions in Rhode Island. The waiver does not cover books or fees. Duration: Upon enrollment, Guard members are entitled to 4 tuition-free classes (1 in the fall semester, 1 in the spring semester, and 2 in the summer). For each year they extend their enlistment, they become entitled to an additional 4 tuition-free classes.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to active members of the Rhode Island National Guard who attend all required unit training assemblies and annual training. Applicants must be residents of Rhode Island working toward an associate or bachelor's degree at a designated public institution in the state. They must pass the Guard's height and weight standards, weapons qualification, and the APFT. They may not have more than 4 unexcused absences from military duty within a 12-month period or have tested positive for any illegal drug. Additional Information: This program was established in 1994. The designated institutions are the University of Rhode Island, Rhode Island College, and the Community College of Rhode Island.

1496 ■ RIO GRANDE VALLEY LIVESTOCK SHOW

1000 North Texas
P.O. Box 867
Mercedes, TX 78570
Tel: (956)565-2456
Fax: (956)565-3005
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.rgvlivestockshow.org
To provide financial assistance for college to Texas high school seniors who exhibit at the Rio Grande Valley Livestock Show (RGVLS).
Title of Award: Rio Grande Valley Livestock Show Champs for Champions Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 39 of these scholarships were awarded. Funds Available: A stipend is awarded (amount not specified). Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to senior graduating from Texas high schools who have exhibited at the RGVLS. Applicants must have scores of at least 800 on the mathematics and critical reading sections of the SAT or 18 on the ACT. They must have applied for admission to a college or university. Along with their application, they must submit a 1-page narrative about themselves. Selection is based on the narrative (10 points), participation in the RBVLS (10 points for livestock projects, 10 points for projects other than livestock), leadership (10 points), honors and awards (7 points), citizenship (5 points), academics (40 points), and an interview (8 points). Deadline for Receipt: January of each year.

1497 ■ RIO GRANDE VALLEY LIVESTOCK SHOW

1000 North Texas
P.O. Box 867
Mercedes, TX 78570
Tel: (956)565-2456
Fax: (956)565-3005
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.rgvlivestockshow.org
To provide financial assistance for college to Texas students who exhibit champion projects at the Rio Grande Valley Livestock Show (RGVLS).
Title of Award: Rio Grande Valley Livestock Show Exhibitors 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, depending on the number of entries in various categories. Funds Available: Recipients may redeem up to $2,000 in scholarships per semester. Duration: 1 semester; exhibitors may accumulate up to $10,000 in scholarships during their entire participation in RGVLS events. Continued redemption of scholarships requires the recipient to remain enrolled full time at an accredited college, university, or vocational/trade school with a GPA of 2.0 or higher. Funds are paid directly to the institution.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to students graduating from Texas high schools who exhibit a project that they own at the RGVLS. Students must be planning to attend an accredited college, university, or vocational/trade school. Scholarships are awarded to exhibitors of breed champions in the market animal divisions, exhibitors of the grand champion and the reserve grand champion in the horticulture division, exhibitors of the grand champion and reserve grand champion in the junior and senior divisions of the All Valley Cotton Style Show, and high point individuals of the junior and senior divisions of the livestock judging contest. For some of the market animal divisions, scholarships are only awarded if a sufficient number of entries are received. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year.

1498 ■ RIO GRANDE VALLEY LIVESTOCK SHOW

1000 North Texas
P.O. Box 867
Mercedes, TX 78570
Tel: (956)565-2456
Fax: (956)565-3005
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.rgvlivestockshow.org
To provide financial assistance for college to Texas high school seniors who exhibit Simbrah/Simmental cattle at the Rio Grande Valley Livestock Show (RGVLS).
Title of Award: Rio Grande Valley Simbrah/Simmental Association 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 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to senior graduating from Texas high schools who exhibit in the junior Simbrah/Simmental cattle division at the RGVLS. Applicants must be planning to attend an accredited college, university, or vocational/technical school within 1 year after graduation. Selection is based on attitude and cooperativeness at the show, desire and interest in furthering education beyond high school, involvement in FFA and/or 4-H, involvement in extracurricular activities not including FFA or 4-H, high school grades, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year.

1499 ■ JACKIE ROBINSON FOUNDATION

Attn: Education and Leadership Development Program
3 West 35th Street, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10001-2204
Tel: (212)290-8600
Fax: (212)290-8081
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.jackierobinson.org
To provide financial assistance for college to minority high school seniors.
Title of Award: Jackie Robinson 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: 100 or more each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $6,000 per year. Duration: 4 years.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members of an ethnic minority group who are high school seniors accepted at a 4-year college or university. Applicants must be able to demonstrate high academic achievement (SAT score of 900 or higher or ACT score of 21 or higher), financial need, and leadership potential. U.S. citizenship is required. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: The program also offers personal and career counseling on a year-round basis, a week of interaction with other scholarship students from around the country, and assistance in obtaining summer jobs and permanent employment after graduation. It was established in 1973 by a grant from Chesebrough-Pond.

1500 ■ ROCKY MOUNTAIN ELK FOUNDATION

2291 West Broadway
P.O. Box 8249
Missoula, MT 59807-8249
Tel: (406)523-4500
Free: 800-CALL
Fax: (406)523-4550
Web Site: http://www.rmef.org/pages/HSH.html
To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors who have participated in the High Schools for Habitat program of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation.
Title of Award: High Schools For Habitat Conservation Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 10 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. In addition, recipients are given an engraved plaque and a 1-year membership in the foundation. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school seniors and graduates who are planning to enroll full time as a freshman in an accredited undergraduate program. Applicants must have participated actively in the High Schools for Habitat program for at least 2 years. Selection is based on a 100-word statement of their personal and educational life goals (10 points), leadership activities in High Schools for Habitat (30 points), other leadership activities (10 points), hobbies and leisure activities (5 points), and a 500-word essay on their understanding of a citizen conservationist (30 points). Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This program, established in 2000, currently operates in 40 high schools in 20 states and 2 Canadian provinces. Information is also available from Carole Biletnikoff, HSH Program Coordinator, 5665 Sterrettania Road, Fairview, PA 16415, (814) 833-7996, Fax: (814) 833-8996, E-mail: [email protected]

1501 ■ ROCKY MOUNTAIN FARMERS UNION

Attn: Education Department
5655 South Yosemite Street, Suite 400
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
Tel: (303)752-5800
Free: 800-373-7638
Fax: (303)752-5810
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.rmfu.org
To provide financial assistance for college to members of the Rocky Mountain Farmers Union (RMFU).
Title of Award: Rocky Mountain Farmers Union 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, 11 of these scholarships were awarded: 10 at $1,000 and 1 at $500. Funds Available: Stipends are $1,000 or $500. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to regular and associate members of the RMFU who are high school seniors or currently enrolled in an institution of higher learning; applicants need not have a membership in their own name if their parents are members. Along with their application, they must submit a current high school or college transcript, ACT or SAT scores, 2 letters of recommendation, and a letter of at least 100 words demonstrating their knowledge of Farmers Union and explaining their financial need. Some scholarships also have specific residency requirements. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: The RMFU operates in Colorado, New Mexico, and Wyoming. This program includes the Joey Skurich Memorial Scholarship, the Perry and Donna Jackson Farmers Union Scholarship, the Dale Smith Memorial Scholarship, the James G. Patton Memorial Scholarship, the Hazel Hemphill Memorial Scholarship, the Maurice Parker Memorial Scholarship, and the Edna Buchanan Memorial Scholarship.

1502 ■ ROBIN ROMANO MEMORIAL FUND

c/o Ken Fratus
Boston Globe Sports
135 Morrissey Boulevard
P.O. Box 55819
Boston, MA 02105-5819
Tel: (617)929-7949
Free: 800-628-6214
To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors and graduates who are cancer survivors.
Title of Award: Robin Romano Memorial Scholarship 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 $7,500. Duration: Up to 4 years.
Eligibility Requirements: Eligible to apply for this support are high school seniors, high school graduates, and currently-enrolled college students who are cancer survivors. Additional Information: Partial scholarships are often awarded to other students. This program was started in 2000. Since then, the fund has raised nearly $150,000 and has awarded full or partial scholarships to 10 students.

1503 ■ PAUL F. RONCI MEMORIAL TRUST

c/o Mary Lou Fonseca
P.O. Box 515
Harmony, RI 02829-0515
Tel: (401)349-4404
Fax: (401)349-4404
Web Site: http://www.paulfroncischolarship.org
To provide financial assistance to undergraduate and graduate students from Rhode Island.
Title of Award: Paul F. Ronci Memorial Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: Stipends range from $500 up to full payment of tuition. Duration: 1 year; recipients may reapply.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to full-time undergraduate and graduate students who have been residents of Rhode Island for at least 10 of the last 12 years. Applicants must rank in the top 10% of their class. Along with their application, they must submit documentation of financial need and an essay on their goals, ambitions, and desires, with specific reference to what they intend to accomplish for the good of humanity. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year.

1504 ■ ROPAGE GROUP LLC

8877 North 107th Avenue, Suite 302
P.O. Box 287
Peoria, AZ 85345
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.patricias-scholarship.org
To provide financial assistance for college to students who have overcome great obstacles.
Title of Award: Patricia M. McNamara Memorial Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to students who are attending or planning to attend an institution of higher education. Applicants must submit a short essay about 1 of the greatest obstacles they have had to overcome. Deadline for Receipt: December of each year. Additional Information: This scholarship was first awarded in 2006.

1505 ■ ROYAL NEIGHBORS OF AMERICA

Attn: Fraternal Services
230 16th Street
Rock Island, IL 61201-8645
Tel: (309)788-4561
Free: 800-627-4762
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.royalneighbors.org/MemberBenefits/scholarships.cfm
To provide financial assistance for college to women members of the Royal Neighbors of America who have been involved in the sport of volleyball.
Title of Award: Dreams Can Come True Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 5 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000 per year. Duration: 4 years.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to women members of the society who are graduating high school seniors or college students of any age. Applicants must have participated in the sport of volleyball. Selection is based on academic performance. Deadline for Receipt: December of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 2004.

1506 ■ ROYAL NEIGHBORS OF AMERICA

Attn: Fraternal Services
230 16th Street
Rock Island, IL 61201-8645
Tel: (309)788-4561
Free: 800-627-4762
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.royalneighbors.org/MemberBenefits/scholarships.cfm
To provide financial assistance for college to women members of the Royal Neighbors of America.
Title of Award: Marie Kirkland 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 $2,500 per year. Duration: 4 years.
Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must have been members of the society for at least 2 years immediately prior to the application deadline, be high school seniors recommended by their local lodge and field representative, be in the top quarter of their graduating class, and have been admitted to an accredited 4-year college or university as a full-time student. Selection is based on character and personal goals, school and community activities, ability to meet the specific entrance requirements of the accredited college or university selected, and general aptitude for college work as indicated by aptitude tests or scholastic records. The recipient is the woman judged to be most qualified from all applicants for Royal Neighbors of America scholarships. Deadline for Receipt: December of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 1998.

1507 ■ ROYAL NEIGHBORS OF AMERICA

Attn: Fraternal Services
230 16th Street
Rock Island, IL 61201-8645
Tel: (309)788-4561
Free: 800-627-4762
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.royalneighbors.org/MemberBenefits/scholarships.cfm
To provide financial assistance for college to members of the Royal Neighbors of America who are nontraditional students.
Title of Award: Royal Neighbors of America Nontraditional Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 15 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000 per year for full-time students or $500 per year for part-time students. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must have been members of the society for at least 2 years immediately prior to the application deadline, be 23 years of age or older, provide (if currently an undergraduate student) a transcript of college grades, and have been admitted to an accredited college, university, community college, or vocational school. Selection is based on character and personal goals, participation in school and community activities, ability to meet the specific entrance requirements of the accredited college or university or of the vocational school selected, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: December of each year.

1508 ■ ROYAL NEIGHBORS OF AMERICA

Attn: Fraternal Services
230 16th Street
Rock Island, IL 61201-8645
Tel: (309)788-4561
Free: 800-627-4762
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.royalneighbors.org/MemberBenefits/scholarships.cfm
To provide financial assistance for college to members of the Royal Neighbors of America in designated states.
Title of Award: Royal Neighbors of America State/Territorial Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: More than 20 each year. Funds Available: Stipends are $1,000 or $500 per year. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must have been members of the society for at least 2 years immediately prior to the application deadline, be high school seniors recommended by their local lodge and field representative, be in the top third of their graduating class, and have been admitted to an accredited college, university, community college, or vocational school as a full-time student. Selection is based on character and personal goals, school and community activities, ability to meet the specific entrance requirements of the accredited college or university or of the vocational school selected, and general aptitude for college work as indicated by aptitude tests or scholastic records. Deadline for Receipt: December of each year. Additional Information: These scholarships are currently available in the following states or territories that offer a state scholarship: California, Colorado, Florida, CMA Illinois, Northern Illinois, Southern Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

1509 ■ ROYAL NEIGHBORS OF AMERICA

Attn: Fraternal Services
230 16th Street
Rock Island, IL 61201-8645
Tel: (309)788-4561
Free: 800-627-4762
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.royalneighbors.org/MemberBenefits/scholarships.cfm
To provide financial assistance for college to members of the Royal Neighbors of America (RNA).
Title of Award: Royal Neighbors of America Traditional 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: 10 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,000 per year. Duration: 4 years.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to high school seniors who have a qualifying RNA benefit certificate. Applicants must be recommended by their local lodge and field representative, be in the top quarter of their graduating class, and have been admitted to an accredited 4-year college or university as a full-time student. Selection is based on character and personal goals, school and community activities, ability to meet the specific entrance requirements of the accredited college or university selected, and general aptitude for college work as indicated by aptitude tests or scholastic records. Deadline for Receipt: December of each year.

1510 ■ ROYAL NEIGHBORS OF AMERICA

Attn: Fraternal Services
230 16th Street
Rock Island, IL 61201-8645
Tel: (309)788-4561
Free: 800-627-4762
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.royalneighbors.org/MemberBenefits/scholarships.cfm
To provide financial assistance for college to members of the Royal Neighbors of America who have been involved in volunteer activities.
Title of Award: Volunteer Regional 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 in each of the society's regions. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000 per year. Duration: 4 years.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members of the society who are graduating high school seniors. Applicants must demonstrate outstanding and significant volunteer qualities. Deadline for Receipt: December of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 2004.

1511 ■ RURITAN NATIONAL FOUNDATION

5451 Lyons Road
P.O. Box 487
Dublin, VA 24084
Tel: (540)674-9441; 877-787-8727
Fax: (540)674-2304
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ruritan.org
To provide financial assistance for college to students who are recommended by active members of Ruritan.
Title of Award: Ruritan National Foundation Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: Stipends depend on the need of the recipient and the availability of funds. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: All students pursuing a postsecondary education are eligible to apply for a scholarship, but they must have 2 written recommendations from active Ruritan members. Preference is given to freshmen and sophomores. Students who live in communities without a local Ruritan club are not eligible unless they are already associated with 2 members. Selection is based on financial need, character, scholarship, academic promise, and desire of the applicant for further education or training. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year.

1512 ■ SALEM UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

Attn: Robert D. Thompson, 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.

1513 ■ SALLIE MAE 911 EDUCATION FUND

c/o The Community Foundation
1201 15th Street, N.W., Suite 420
Washington, DC 20005-2842
Tel: (202)955-5890
Free: 800-441-4043
Fax: (202)955-8084
Web Site: http://www.thesalliemaefund.org
To provide financial assistance for college to children of those killed or disabled in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 200l.
Title of Award: Sallie Mae 911 Education Fund 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 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed up to 3 additional years.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to the children of the victims of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, including children of people killed in airplanes or buildings as well as police, fire safety, or medical personnel killed or disabled as a result of the attacks. Applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll full time as an undergraduate student at a public or private 2-year or 4-year college or university. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year.

1514 ■ LEOPOLD SCHEPP FOUNDATION

551 Fifth Avenue, Suite 3000
New York, NY 10176-2597
Tel: (212)692-0191
To provide financial assistance to undergraduate and graduate students.
Title of Award: Leopold Schepp Foundation Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Graduate, Undergraduate Number Awarded: Approximately 200 each year. Funds Available: The maximum stipend is $8,000 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to undergraduates under 30 years of age and graduate students under 40 years of age. Applicants must either be currently enrolled full time or have completed 1 year of undergraduate work at an accredited college or university. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. High school seniors, graduate students completing a dissertation and not enrolled in class, and students working on a second degree at the same level, are not eligible. U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status is required. Selection is based on character, ability, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: The foundation stops accepting applications when a sufficient number has been received, usually in January. Additional Information: Finalists may be required to travel to New York at their own expense for an interview. Requests for applications must be accompanied by a self-addressed stamped envelope.

1515 ■ SCHOLARSHIP ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES, INC.

Attn: MEFUSA Program
2000 Rock Street, Suite 3
Mountain View, CA 94043
To provide financial assistance to African American high school seniors who are interested in attending a community college.
Title of Award: African American Community College Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Two Year College Number Awarded: Up to 100 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $5,000 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed 1 additional year if the recipient maintains full-time enrollment and a GPA of 2.5 or higher.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to African Americans graduating from high schools anywhere in the United States. Applicants must be planning to attend a community college on a full-time basis. Along with their application, they must submit a 1,000-word essay on their educational and career goals, how a community college education will help them to achieve those goals, and how they plan to serve the African American community after completing their education. Selection is based on the essay, high school GPA (2.5 or higher), SAT or ACT scores, involvement in the African American community, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: This program is sponsored by the Minority Educational Foundation of the United States of America (MEFUSA) and administered by Scholarship Administrative Services, Inc. MEFUSA was established in 2001 to meet the needs of minority students who "show a determination to get a college degree," but who, for financial or other personal reasons, are not able to attend a 4-year college or university. Requests for applications should be accompanied by a self-addressed stamped envelope, the student's e-mail address, and the source where they found the scholarship information.

1516 ■ SCHOLARSHIP ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES, INC.

Attn: MEFUSA Program
2000 Rock Street, Suite 3
Mountain View, CA 94043
To provide financial assistance to American Indian high school seniors who are interested in attending a community college.
Title of Award: American Indian Community College Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Two Year College Number Awarded: Up to 100 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $5,000 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed 1 additional year if the recipient maintains full-time enrollment and a GPA of 2.5 or higher.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to American Indian seniors graduating from high schools anywhere in the United States. Applicants must be enrolled members of a federally-recognized tribal organization and planning to attend a community college on a full-time basis. Along with their application, they must submit a 1,000-word essay on their educational and career goals, how a community college education will help them to achieve those goals, and how they plan to serve the American Indian community after completing their education. Selection is based on the essay, high school GPA (2.5 or higher), SAT or ACT scores, involvement in the American Indian community, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: This program is sponsored by the Minority Educational Foundation of the United States of America (MEFUSA) and administered by Scholarship Administrative Services, Inc. MEFUSA was established in 2001 to meet the needs of minority students who "show a determination to get a college degree," but who, for financial or other personal reasons, are not able to attend a 4-year college or university. Requests for applications should be accompanied by a self-addressed stamped envelope, the student's e-mail address, and the source where they found the scholarship information.

1517 ■ SCHOLARSHIP ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES, INC.

Attn: MEFUSA Program
2000 Rock Street, Suite 3
Mountain View, CA 94043
To provide financial assistance to Asian American high school seniors who are interested in attending a community college.
Title of Award: Asian American Community College Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Two Year College Number Awarded: Up to 100 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $5,000 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed 1 additional year if the recipient maintains full-time enrollment and a GPA of 2.5 or higher.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Asian American seniors graduating from high schools anywhere in the United States. Applicants must be planning to attend a community college on a full-time basis. Along with their application, they must submit a 1,000-word essay on their educational and career goals, how a community college education will help them to achieve those goals, and how they plan to serve the Asian American community after completing their education. Selection is based on the essay, high school GPA (2.5 or higher), SAT or ACT scores, involvement in the Asian American community, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: This program is sponsored by the Minority Educational Foundation of the United States of America (MEFUSA) and administered by Scholarship Administrative Services, Inc. MEFUSA was established in 2001 to meet the needs of minority students who "show a determination to get a college degree," but who, for financial or other personal reasons, are not able to attend a 4-year college or university. Requests for applications should be accompanied by a self-addressed stamped envelope, the student's e-mail address, and the source where they found the scholarship information.

1518 ■ SCHOLARSHIP ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES, INC.

Attn: MEFUSA Program
2000 Rock Street, Suite 3
Mountain View, CA 94043
To provide financial assistance to Chicano/Latino high school seniors who are interested in attending a community college.
Title of Award: Chicano/Latino Community College Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Two Year College Number Awarded: Up to 100 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $5,000 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed 1 additional year if the recipient maintains full-time enrollment and a GPA of 2.5 or higher.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to Chicano/Latino seniors graduating from high schools anywhere in the United States. Applicants must be planning to attend a community college on a full-time basis. Along with their application, they must submit a 1,000-word essay on their educational and career goals, how a community college education will help them to achieve those goals, and how they plan to serve the Chicano/Latino community after completing their education. Selection is based on the essay, high school GPA (2.5 or higher), SAT or ACT scores, involvement in the Chicano/Latino community, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: This program is sponsored by the Minority Educational Foundation of the United States of America (MEFUSA) and administered by Scholarship Administrative Services, Inc. MEFUSA was established in 2001 to meet the needs of minority students who "show a determination to get a college degree," but who, for financial or other personal reasons, are not able to attend a 4-year college or university. Requests for applications should be accompanied by a self-addressed stamped envelope, the student's e-mail address, and the source where they found the scholarship information.

1519 ■ 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.

1520 ■ 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.

1521 ■ 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
To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors in Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts.
Title of Award: Dunkin' Donuts Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 100 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to 1) seniors graduating from high schools in Rhode Island and Bristol County, Massachusetts, and 2) recent graduates of those high schools already enrolled in college. Applicants must be able to demonstrate academic excellence, leadership qualities, community involvement, and a clear goal for their future. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: This program began in 1996.

1522 ■ SCHOLARSHIP AMERICA

Attn: Scholarship Management Services
One Scholarship Way
P.O. Box 297
St. Peter, MN 56082
Tel: (507)931-1682; 877-862-0136
Fax: (507)931-9168
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.familiesoffreedom.org
To provide college scholarships to financially-needy individuals and the families of individuals who were victims of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.
Title of Award: Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: This is an entitlement program; all eligible students will receive funding. Recently 180 students received nearly $1.6 million in scholarship funds. Funds Available: Stipends range from $1,000 to $28,000 per year, depending upon the need of the recipient. Recently, awards averaged $13,100 per academic year. Funds are distributed annually, in 2 equal installments. Checks are made payable jointly to the student and the student's school. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to the individuals who were disabled as a result of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 and to the relatives of those individuals who were killed or permanently disabled during the attacks. Primarily, the fund will benefit dependents (including spouses and children) of the following groups: airplane crew and passengers; World Trade Center workers and visitors; Pentagon workers and visitors; and rescue workers, including fire fighters, emergency medical personnel, and law enforcement personnel. Applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited 2- or 4-year college, university, or vocational/technical school in the United States. They must be able to demonstrate financial need. Deadline for Receipt: Applications may be submitted at any time. Additional Information: This program was established on September 17, 2001. The fundraising goal of $100 million was reached on September 4, 2002. The fund will operate until December 31, 2030.

1523 ■ 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/planning/access_to_education_scholarship/index.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 $3 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 all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and all U.S. territories and commonwealths are eligible. 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: February 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 selected states.

1524 ■ 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 Arizona, especially those who are members of ethnic minority groups or have physical disabilities.
Title of Award: USA Funds Arizona 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 $500,000 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 Arizona 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 $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: February of each year. Additional Information: This program is sponsored by USA Funds, which serves as the education loan guarantor and administrator in Arizona.

1525 ■ SCOTTISH RITE FOUNDATION OF WYOMING

1820 Capitol Avenue
Cheyenne, WY 82001
To provide financial assistance to students currently enrolled in their second year in a Wyoming community college.
Title of Award: Wyoming Scottish Rite Foundation Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Two Year College Number Awarded: 7 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: Each community college may recommend at least 6 applicants. Nominees must be graduates of a Wyoming high school or hold a Wyoming GED. They must have sophomore standing at a Wyoming community college and be enrolled full time. Selection is based on leadership potential activities, GPA, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year. Additional Information: Scholarships are nontransferable between colleges.

1526 ■ SCREEN ACTORS GUILD FOUNDATION

Attn: Administrative Director
5757 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90036-3600
Tel: (323)549-6649
Fax: (323)549-6710
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.sagfoundation.org/scholarship/standard.shtml
To provide financial assistance for college to members and children of members of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG).
Title of Award: John L. Dales Standard 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 amount of the awards depends on the availability of funds. Duration: 1 year; recipients may reapply.
Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must have been members of SAG for at least 5 years and have aggregate earnings under guild jurisdiction of at least $30,000. The children of a parent who has been a member for at least 10 years and have aggregate earnings under guild jurisdiction of at least $60,000 are also eligible. Applicants must submit transcripts of high school and college work, SAT scores, information on academic and extracurricular activities, 2 letters of recommendation, information on financial need, and an essay of 250 to 500 words on a topic of their choice. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: This program was established in 1973.

1527 ■ SEABEE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP ASSOCIATION

P.O. Box 6574
Silver Spring, MD 20916
Tel: (301)570-2850
Fax: (301)570-2873
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.seabee.org
To provide financial assistance for college to the children or grandchildren of active or deceased members of the Naval Construction Battalion (Seabees) or Navy Civil Engineering Corps.
Title of Award: Seabee Memorial Scholarship Association Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: Varies each year; recently, 18 new scholarships were awarded through this program. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,200 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed for 3 additional years.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to the children, stepchildren, and grandchildren of regular, Reserve, retired, or deceased officers and enlisted members who are now serving in or have been honorably discharged from the Naval Construction Force (Seabees) or Navy Civil Engineering Corps. Applicants may be high school seniors, high school graduates, or students currently enrolled in a 4-year college or university. Full-time college enrollment is required. Selection is based on financial need, character, good citizenship, leadership, and scholastic record. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year.

1528 ■ LISA SECHRIST MEMORIAL FOUNDATION

Attn: Kim Mackmin, Scholarship Selection Committee
Brookfield Homes
8500 Executive Park Avenue, Suite 300
Fairfax, VA 22031
Web Site: http://www.lisasechrist.com/scholarship.html
To provide financial assistance for college to female high school seniors from Virginia who come from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Title of Award: Lisa Sechrist Memorial Foundation Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $2,500 per year. Duration: 4 years, provided the recipient maintains a GPA of 2.5 or higher.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to women graduating from high schools in Virginia who come from a disadvantaged background. Applicants should be able to demonstrate membership in honor societies, participation in sports or other extracurricular activities, citizenship and service within the community, and/or leadership skills within the school or community. Selection is based on merit, integrity, academic potential, and financial need. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year.

1529 ■ SECOND BOMBARDMENT ASSOCIATION

c/o Kemp F. Martin
806 Oak Valley Drive
Houston, TX 77024
Tel: (713)464-0401
To provide financial assistance for college to the children of members of the Second Bombardment Association.
Title of Award: Second Bombardment Association Scholarship Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 2 each year: 1 from an officer's family and 1 from an enlisted person's family. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: High school seniors, graduates, and currently-enrolled college students are eligible to apply if at least 1 parent is a member of the Second Bombardment Association and is on duty at Barksdale. Additional Information: Further information is available from the Air Force Aid Society, 1745 Jefferson Davis Highway, Suite 202, Arlington, VA 22202.

1530 ■ SECOND (INDIANHEAD) DIVISION ASSOCIATION

Attn: Scholarship Foundation
c/o Ed Mize
4848 Highland Drive, Number 613
Salt Lake City, UT 84117-6007
Tel: (801)277-7901
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.swiftsite.com/2IDA
To provide financial assistance for college to children and grandchildren of members of the Second (Indianhead) Division Association.
Title of Award: Indianhead Division Scholarships 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 usually $1,000 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to 1) children and grandchildren of veterans who have been members of the association for the past 3 years and have a current membership, and 2) children and grandchildren of men or women killed in action while serving with the Second Division. Applicants may be high school seniors or currently-enrolled college students. They must submit a personal letter giving reasons for the request and plans for the future; a high school and, if appropriate, college transcript; ACT or SAT test scores; a statement from their school principal attesting to their character and involvement in extracurricular activities; 2 letters of recommendation from current teachers or professors; a 200- to 300-word essay on such subjects as "What Being an American Means to Me," "Why I Should Receive This Scholarship," or "What Significant Part of U.S. Army History Has the Second Infantry Division Contributed;" and a statement from their parents or guardians on the financial support they will be able to provide the applicant. Deadline for Receipt: May of each year.

1531 ■ SECOND MARINE DIVISION ASSOCIATION

Attn: Memorial Scholarship Fund
P.O. Box 8180
Camp Lejeune, NC 28547-8180
Tel: (910)451-3167
To provide financial assistance for college to the children and grandchildren of veterans or members of the Second Marine Division.
Title of Award: Second Marine Division Association 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. Funds Available: The award is $1,000 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to unmarried dependent children and grandchildren of individuals who are serving or have served in the Second Marine Division or in a unit attached to it. Applicants must be high school seniors, high school graduates, or full-time undergraduate students in accredited colleges or vocational/technical schools. They must have a family income of less than $50,000 and a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: For an application, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to David Dowdakin, Board of Trustees, SMDA Memorial Scholarship Fund, 3933 S.E. Oak Street, Portland, OR 97214.

1532 ■ ABE AND ANNIE SEIBEL FOUNDATION

c/o Frost Bank
Trust Department
P.O. Box 8210
Galveston, TX 77553-8210
Tel: (409)770-5665 To loan money to students in Texas who are interested in attending college.
Title of Award: Abe and Annie Seibel Foundation Loans Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: Varies each year. Funds Available: The maximum loan is $4,000 per year. The lifetime maximum is $16,000. Loans are interest free. Repayment must begin at the rate of $35 per month while the student is still enrolled in college; following graduation, repayment must be completed within 6 years or a minimum of $50 per month, whichever is higher. Duration: Up to 4 years.
Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must be U.S. citizens and Texas residents (high school seniors or college students) who are planning to attend or are attending a Texas college or university. High school seniors who are in the top 10% of their graduating class may have any SAT or ACT score; if they are in the top 15%, they must have at least 22 on the ACT (or SAT equivalent); if they are in the second quarter of their graduating class, they must have at least 25 on the ACT (or SAT equivalent); if they are in the third or fourth quarters of their class, they must have at least 27 on the ACT (or SAT equivalent). Current college students must have a GPA of 2.75 or higher. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: Recipients must attend college in Texas on a full-time basis.

1533 ■ SENECA NATION OF INDIANS

Attn: Allegany Education Department
P.O. Box 231
Salamanca, NY 14779
Tel: (716)945-1790
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.

1534 ■ SENIOR ENLISTED ACADEMY ALUMNI ASSOCIATION

Attn: CPO Scholarship Fund
1269 Elliot Avenue
Newport, RI 02841-1525
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.cposf.org
To provide financial assistance for college to the dependents of Navy Chief Petty Officers (CPOs).
Title of Award: CPO Scholarship Fund Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 10 each year: 2 in each of the categories. Funds Available: The amount of the stipend depends on the availability of funds; awards are sent directly to the recipient's school. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to the spouses and children (natural born, adopted, or step) of active, Reserve, retired, and deceased Navy CPOs. Applicants must be high school graduates or seniors planning to graduate and must intend to enter their first year of college or university with the goal of obtaining an associate, bachelor's, or graduate degree. Members of the armed services are not eligible. Scholarships are awarded in 5 categories: 1) active duty East Coast (stationed East of or at Great Lakes, Illinois); 2) active duty West coast (stationed West of Great Lakes, Illinois); 3) active duty stationed outside the continental United States; 4) Reserve; and 5) retired and deceased. Applicants must submit an essay of 250 to 300 words on "How my education will help society." Selection is based on the essay, honors and awards received during high school, extracurricular activities, community activities, and employment experience. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: Information is also available from Duane Bushey, Chief Executive Officer, CPOSF, 1034 Creamer Road, Norfolk, VA 23503, E-mail: [email protected]

1535 ■ SERTOMA INTERNATIONAL

Attn: Director of Finance and Administration
1912 East Meyer Boulevard
Kansas City, MO 64132-1174
Tel: (816)333-8300
Fax: (816)333-4320
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.sertoma.org
To provide financial assistance for college to members of Serteens.
Title of Award: Serteens Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 4 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000 per year. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members of the organization in the United States who are graduating from high school and planning to attend college in the following fall. Applicants must have maintained a GPA of 3.0 or higher during their sophomore, junior, and senior years of high school. Along with their application, they must submit a 1-page statement explaining how this scholarship will help them achieve their goals. U.S. citizenship is required. Selection is based on academic achievement, participation in Serteen Club activities, and participation in non-Serteen service activities. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: Serteens is the high school affiliate of Sertoma, which stands for SERvice TO MAnkind, a volunteer service organization with 25,000 members in 800 clubs across North America.

1536 ■ SERTOMA INTERNATIONAL

Attn: Director of Finance and Administration
1912 East Meyer Boulevard
Kansas City, MO 64132-1174
Tel: (816)333-8300
Fax: (816)333-4320
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.sertoma.org
To provide financial assistance for college to members of Sertoma Collegiate Club.
Title of Award: Sertoma Collegiate Club 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 $1,000 per year. Duration: 1 year.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to U.S. citizens who are active members of the organization. Applicants must be working full time on a bachelor's degree with a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher. Associate degrees, community colleges, and vocational programs do not qualify. Along with their application, they must submit a 1-page statement of purpose describing how this scholarship will help them achieve their goals. Selection is based on academic achievement and participation in both Sertoma Collegiate Club programs and non-Sertoma service activities. Deadline for Receipt: March of each year. Additional Information: Sertoma, which stands for SERvice TO MAnkind, is a volunteer service organization with 25,000 members in 800 clubs across North America.

1537 ■ SERTOMA INTERNATIONAL

Attn: Director of Finance and Administration
1912 East Meyer Boulevard
Kansas City, MO 64132-1174
Tel: (816)333-8300
Fax: (816)333-4320
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.sertoma.org
To provide financial assistance for college to hearing impaired students.
Title of Award: Sertoma Scholarships for Hearing-Impaired Students Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Four Year College Number Awarded: 20 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed up to 4 times.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to students who have a minimum 40dB bilateral hearing loss and are interested in working full time on a bachelor's degree at a 4-year college or university. Students working on a community college degree, associate degree, or vocational program degree are ineligible. Applicants must be able to document their hearing loss. They must be entering or continuing undergraduate studies in the United States. A GPA of at least 3.2 and U.S. citizenship are required. Selection is based on past academic performance, goals, a statement of purpose, and overall merit. Financial need is not considered. Deadline for Receipt: April of each year. Additional Information: Sertoma, which stands for SERvice TO MAnkind, is a volunteer service organization with 25,000 members in 800 clubs across North America. Funding for this program is provided by Oticon, Inc. and the Sertoma Foundation. To request an application, students must send a self-addressed, stamped envelope.

1538 ■ SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION

Attn: Education Department
1313 L Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20005
Tel: (202)898-3326
Free: 800-448-SEIU
Fax: (202)898-3348
Web Site: http://www.seiu.org/mbe/scholarships/jessejackson.cfm
To provide financial assistance for college to members and children of members of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) who share the vision of a "more just and humane society" held by the Rev. Jesse Jackson.
Title of Award: Jesse Jackson Scholarship Program Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 1 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $5,000 per year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed up to 3 additional years.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members of an SEIU local or affiliated union and their children. Applicants must be working on or planning to work on a degree at a 2-year community or junior college or 4-year college or university. Their record of work and aspirations for economic and social justice must "reflect the values and accomplishments of the Rev. Jesse Jackson." Along with their application, they must submit a personal statement of 500 words or less that describes what the labor movement has meant to them and their family; their social justice, labor, or political activism; goals for working for social and economic justice within an organization; and their plans to carry out this activism in their career after graduation. Selection is based on originality, clarity, and commitment to social and economic justice in the workplace. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This program is administered by Scholarship Program Administrators, Inc., 1201 Eighth Avenue South, P.O. Box 23737, Nashville, TN 27202-3737, (615) 320-3149,
Fax: (615) 320-3151,
E-mail: [email protected] The recipient must agree to participate in some paid or course credit internships or work experiences in social change organizations during the years they receive this award.

1539 ■ SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION

Attn: Education Department
1313 L Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20005
Tel: (202)898-3326
Free: 800-448-SEIU
Fax: (202)898-3348
Web Site: http://www.seiu.org/mbe/scholarships/classic_program.cfm
To provide financial assistance for continuing education to members and children of members of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU).
Title of Award: SEIU 1-Year Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 33 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,500. Duration: 1 year; may not be renewed.
Eligibility Requirements: All members of SEIU in good standing for 3 continuous years or the children of those members are eligible. Applicants must be 1) returning to an accredited college or university as a sophomore, junior, or senior; or 2) attending an accredited community college, trade school, or technical school. As part of the application process, they must read the online essay "Uniting Our Strength to Win Big" and answer questions pertaining to the essay. Applicants who pass the test are eligible for a lottery drawing, from which winners are selected. Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This program is administered by Scholarship Program Administrators, Inc., 1201 Eighth Avenue South, P.O. Box 23737, Nashville, TN 27202-3737, (615) 320-3149, Fax: (615) 320-3151, E-mail: [email protected]

1540 ■ SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION

Attn: Education Department
1313 L Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20005
Tel: (202)898-3326
Free: 800-448-SEIU
Fax: (202)898-3348
Web Site: http://www.seiu.org/mbe/scholarships/classic_program.cfm
To provide financial assistance for undergraduate education to members and children of members of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU).
Title of Award: SEIU 4-Year 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: 15 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000 per year. Duration: 4 years.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to members of SEIU in good standing for 3 continuous years and the children of those members. Applicants must be graduating from high school or a GED program and planning to enroll as a freshman at an accredited 4-year college or university. Students who plan to attend a 2-year program or trade school are not eligible. As part of the application process, As part of the application process, they must read the online essay "Uniting Our Strength to Win Big" and answer questions pertaining to the essay. Applicants who pass the test are eligible for a lottery Deadline for Receipt: February of each year. Additional Information: This program is administered by Scholarship Program Administrators, Inc., 1201 Eighth Avenue South, P.O. Box 23737, Nashville, TN 27202-3737, (615) 320-3149, Fax: (615) 320-3151, E-mail: [email protected]

1541 ■ SHOPKO STORES INC.

700 Pilgrim Way
P.O. Box 19060
Green Bay, WI 54307-9060
Tel: (920)497-2211
Web Site: http://www.shopko.com
To provide financial assistance for college to residents of states where ShopKo stores operate.
Title of Award: ShopKo Scholarships Area, Field, or Subject: General studies/Field of study not specified Level of Education for which Award is Granted: Undergraduate Number Awarded: 100 each year. Funds Available: The stipend is $1,000 per year. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Eligibility Requirements: This program is open to residents of California, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, and Wisconsin. Applicants must be high school seniors or graduates who plan to enroll or students who are already enrolled in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited 2-year or 4-year college, university, or vocational/technical school. Selection is based on academic record, potential to succeed, leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, a statement of educational and career goals, and an outside appraisal. Financial need is not considered. Deadline for Receipt: November of each year. Additional Information: This program is managed by Scholarships Inc, P.O. Box 1873, Green Bay, WI 54305.

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