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Gates Millennium Scholarship Foundation: (Jan) Scholarships available for minority students who display financial need, have a GPA of 3.3 or higher. Students must demonstrate leadership ability through extracurricular activities, community service or other areas. Scholarship applicants must be nominated by a teacher, peer, or some other person who knows you. Scholarships are available for high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students. Must be a U.S. citizen.
Gates Millennium Scholars
PO Box 10500
Fairfax, VA 22031
Glamour Magazine: (July) Must be a full-time, female student in their junior year. Candidates are evaluated on their leadership experience, involvement in community and campus affairs, and academic excellence. The cash award is $3,000.
Glamour's Top Ten College Women Competition
4 Times Square
New York, NY 10036
Barry Goldwater Foundation: (Jan) Must be nominated by the Dean. Must be a junior or senior majoring in mathematics or natural sciences with at least a 3.0 GPA.
6225 Brandon Ave. Ste, 315
Springfield, VA 22150-2519
PHONE: (703) 756-6012
Government Finance Officers Association: (Feb) GFOA offers two scholarships for students in an accounting program. The first is the Frank L. Greathouse Government Accounting Scholarship: applicants must be a full-time senior preparing for a career in state and local finance. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and be recommended by an academic advisor or department chair. The second scholarship is the Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship: applicants must be full-time, upper division students in public administration, (governmental) accounting, political science, economics, or business administration and should belong to a minority ethnic group and be a U.S. citizen.
Government Finance Officers Association, Scholarship Committee,
180 No. Michigan Ave., Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60601-7476
PHONE: (312)-977-9700 ext. 254
John Gyles Education Fund: (Dec) Applicants must send a SASE for a copy of the application at least a month in advance of the deadlines. Must be a citizen of the U.S. or Canada and have a minimum GPA of 2.7.
Attn: The Secretary
PO Box 4804, 712 Riverside Dr.
Fredericton, New Brunswick Canada E3B 5G4
PHONE: (506) 459-7460
Hemophilia Health Services: (May) Applicants must be U.S. citizens with hemophilia, high school seniors, college freshmen, sophomores, or juniors, and apply between January 1st to May 1st. Application is available online or contact:
Sally Johnson, Special Program Coordinator
Phone: (615) 850-5175
The Heritage Foundation-Lawrence Wade Journalism Fellowship: (varies) Must be full time students working toward a degree. Course work may be in other fields if student works in journalism outside of school. The fellowship is for excellence in journalism and preference is given to African-American, Hispanic, Native American, and Asian students.
214 Massachusetts Ave.
N.F. Washington, DC 20002
PHONE: (202) 546-4400
Hispanic College Fund, Inc.: (March) Must be a full-time student majoring in an academic area that will lead to a career in business. Applicant must be of Hispanic origin, show financial need, and have a minimum GPA of 3.0. The Hispanic College Fund accepts only online applications.
One Thomas Circle, NW, Ste 375
Washington, D.C. 20005
PHONE: (202) 296-3774
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: (varies) Must be Hispanic, have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher, be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, and show financial need. Variety of scholarships.
55 Second St., Suite 1500
San Francisco, CA 94105
PHONE: (415) 445.9930
Hopi Education Endowment Fund: (July) Offers a variety of scholarships for members of the Hopi Tribe. Contact the organization for specific criteria.
P.O. Box 123,
Kykotsmoyi, AZ 86039
PHONE: (800) 762-9630
Horizons Scholarship Foundation: (Nov/July) This scholarship is intended to provide financial assistance to further educational objectives of women. Applicants must be U.S. citizens either employed or planning careers in defense or national security areas, graduate or undergraduate with junior standing, demonstrate financial need, and have a minimum GPA of 3.25. Mail application to:
c/o National Defense Industrial Association
2111 Wilson Blvd., Suite 400
Arlington, VA 22201
Phone: (703) 247-2552
HSF/ALPFA Scholarship Program: (June) The Hispanic Scholarship Fund and The Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting provide scholarships for Hispanic heritage students pursuing a degree in an accounting or finance-related field. Must be a U.S. citizen or a legal permanent resident with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Must have earned at least 12 undergraduate units in the US or Puerto Rico. Must be full-time student in college or university.
HSF/ALPFA Scholarship Selection Committee,
55 Second St, 15th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
IHS Film and Fiction Scholarship: (Dec) The Institute for Human Studies awards scholarships up to $12,000 for undergraduate or graduate study in the United States or abroad. To apply, visit the application web site and complete the online application. Students will need official score reports from the most recent standardized test (GRE, LSAT, ect.), formatted resume, recommendation letters, and a $25.00 non-refundable application fee.
Immune Deficiency Foundation: (March) Open to individuals with a diagnosed primary immune deficiency as classified by the World Health Organization. Only students attending or entering an undergraduate program may apply.
40 W. Chesapeake Ave
PHONE: (800) 296-4433
Indian Affairs-Displaced Homemaker Scholarship: (June) The Association on American Indian Affairs offers Displaced Homemaker Scholarships in the amount of $1,500 each to those men and women who would not otherwise be able to complete their educational goals due to family responsibilities. This scholarship is for older students who have put off college to raise their children, students who are entering or are returning to college when their children enter school, men or women who have been divorced and had to leave college to care for their children and are now returning, ect. Funds may be used to assist with childcare, transportation, and basic living. Students are eligible to apply on a yearly basis. Essay required.
Phone: (240) 314-7155
Indian Health Service: (varies) Must be an American Indian student attending a health care preparatory or professional program.
Indian Health Service Scholarship Branch,
Twinbrook Metro Plaza,
12300 Twinbrook Parkway, Ste. 100
Rockville, MD 20852
PHONE: (301) 443-3396
Institute for Humane Studies: (Dec) Must be full-time student with junior or senior standing. Must have a clearly demonstrated interest in the classical liberal/libertarian tradition of individual rights and market economies with an interest in applying the principles of this tradition to a career.
HIS, George Mason University
3301 N. Fairfax Dr., Suite 440
Arlington, VA 22201-4432
PHONE: (800) 697-8799
International Association of Fire Fighters: (Feb, July) Must be a son, daughter or legally adopted child of fire fighters who was a member of the International Association of Fire Fighters and died in the line of duty.
Office of the General President, IAFF,
1750 New York Ave. N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20006-5395
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers: (varies) Must be an IAM member or a child of an IAM member in good standing. Begin accepting applications in August for awards available the following fall.
IAM Scholarship Program
Room 117, 9000 Machinists Place
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772-2687
The International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers: (March)
Must be a high school senior and a child or grandchild of an IFPTE member in good standing. Must be planning to attend an accredited two or four year accredited college or university or trade school.
8630 Fenton Street, Suite 400
Silver Spring, MD 20910
International Food Service Editorial Council: (March) Full-time student pursuing degree in area of editorial, public relations or related aspect of communications in the food service industry. Applicable majors include journalism, public relations, mass communication, English, marketing, photography, graphic arts, hospitality management, nutrition, food science and technology.
P.O. Box 491
Hyde Park, NY 12538
International Society of Women Airline Pilots: (Dec) Offers a variety of scholarships and grants for women pursuing a career as an airline pilot. Must meet ISA flight hour requirements.
Attn: Cheryl Konter
2250 Tropicana Ave., Suite 19-395
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA 89119-6541
International Students Scholarship: (varies) Database listed by country of origin and area of interest.
Iota Sigma Pi National Honor Society for Women in Chemistry: (Feb) Must be female and be nominated by members of the institutions faculty.
Vicki Grassian, Dept. of Chemistry
University of Iowa
Iowa Cith IA 52242
IREM Foundation-Institute of Real Estate Management: (March) Variety of scholarships relating to real estate. Applications available online to download. Must be studying either property management CPM designation/ARM certification, or minority students who plan to enter real estate management. Mail applications to:
IREM Foundation Administrator
430 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: (312) 329-6008
Japanese American Citizens League: (March & April) Various undergraduate and graduate scholarships available to members of the JACL. To find out about membership, contact the organization.
1765 Sutter St.
San Francisco, CA 94115
PHONE: (415) 921-5225
Jaycee War Memorial Fund Scholarship Program: (Feb) Scholarships for students who possess academic potential and leadership traits and demonstrate financial need. Must be a U.S. citizen. Send a SASE and $10 application fee between July 1 and February 1 to receive application.
Jaycee War Memorial Fund
PO Box 7
Tulsa, OK 47102-0007
Joe Cleres Memorial Scholarship: (March) Available to students with disabilities. Application available online. Applicant must submit essay describing how the applicant has met the challenges of their disability; a description of the severity must be included as well as one page of supporting documentation. Mail applications to:
New Outlook Pioneers Scholarships
930 15th Street, 12th Floor
Denver, CO 80202
John Gyles Education Awards: (June) Awards are available each year to students in both Canada and the United States. Students must be full-time students, enrolled or accepted to an accredited college or university as an undergraduate or graduate program. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale. Applications should be mailed to:
John Gyles Education Awards
Attn: R. James Cougle, Administrator
PO Box 4808, Station "A"
259-103 Brunswick St.
Fredericton, New Brunswick
Canada E3B 5G4
Frank Kazmierczak Memorial Migrant Scholarship: (Feb) Must be a migrant farm worker student who is pursuing a career in teaching. Must have a recent history of migration for agricultural employment; show financial need and scholastic achievement.
BOCES Geneseo Migrant Center
27 Lackawanna Ave
Mt. Morris, NY 14510
PHONE: (800) 245-5681
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation: (Jan) The purpose of the scholarship is to assist students who have lost a parent to breast cancer. Five scholarships of up to $10,000 may be awarded annually. In order to be eligible the applicant must have lost a parent to breast cancer, reside within the service area of an established Komen Affiliate that is participating in the Scholarship Program, be a high school graduate or GED, must plan to or attend a state-supported college or university, have a GPA of 2.8, be no older than 25, and a U.S. citizen or documented permanent resident.
The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
Attn: Grants Dept.- College Scholarship
5005 LBJ Freeway, Suite #250
Dallas, TX 75244
PHONE: (972) 855-1613
Korean-American Scholarship Foundation: (May) Scholarship for full time student of Korean descent enrolled in at least the second year of college located in the western region of the country.
KASF Scholarship Committee
3435 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 450
Los Angeles, CA 90010
The Kosciuszko Foundation: (varies) This scholarship supports semester and year long Polish language studies with funding from the Polish Ministry of Education and Sports and the Kosciuszko Foundation. Studies take place at the Center of Polish Language and Culture in the World, Jagiellonian University, Cracow. The scholarship includes acceptance to the program, a tuition waiver, and a stipend for housing and living expenses. Airfare is not included. Students must be U.S. citizens, of Polish decent, with a GPA of 3.0 or better, and be involved with the Polish community.
Lagrant Foundation: (Feb) Scholarship available to undergraduate and non-graduating seniors with full-time status at a four-year accredited institution; with GPA of 2.75; and majoring in a field of study with an emphasis on public relations, marketing or advertising, or must minor in communications with a desire to pursue a career in public relations, marketing, or advertising. Applicants must write a two-page essay outlining his/her career goals and what steps he/she will take to increase the lack of ethnic representation in the fields of advertising, marketing and public relations. Applicants must be members of the following ethnic groups: African American, Asian Pacific American, Hispanic, or Native American/Alaska Native.
The Lagrant Foundation
626 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 700
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Landscape Architecture Foundation: (Jan & Feb) Various scholarships geared toward students studying landscape design, landscape architecture, residential design, lighting design or landscape studies. Some scholarships are specifically for women and/or minorities.
636 Eye St.
NW Washington, DC 20001-3736
PHONE: (202) 216-2356
LEAGUE Foundation: (April) LEAGUE Foundation scholarships are awarded to Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or Transgender students who will be attending accredited two- or four-year colleges and universities. Each year, awards are made to those applicants whose combined academic histories, personal plans and community service records are deemed to show leadership and concern for others. Qualifications for applicants include being a U.S. citizen or legal resident of the U.S., current high school senior already accepted for a full-time study at an accredited two- or four-year college, identify oneself as Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or Transgender person, GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (in high school), actively and substantially involvement in community service, recent letters of recommendation and support from three sponsors about your abilities and accomplishments, copy of your high-school transcript, copy of your college or university acceptance letter, and two personal essays. Mail applications to:
Attn: Charles Eader, President
LEAGUE at AT&T Foundation
One AT&T Way, Rm 4B214J
Bedminster, NJ 07921
League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC): (varies) Must be Hispanic student enrolled in accredited college or university. Must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident. Must have GPA of 3.5 for National Scholastic Achievement Award or a GPA of 3.25 for an Honor Award.
Denver Colorado Office
715 Galapago Street, Suite 1
Denver, CO 80204
PHONE: (303) 893-0100
Lilly Reintegration Scholarship: (Feb) Must be diagnosed with schizophrenia, schizophreniform or schizoaffective disorder and currently receiving medical treatment for the disease, including medications and psychiatric follow-up. Must be working toward an undergraduate degree.
Lilly Secretariat, PMB 327
310 Busse Highway
Parkridge, IL 60068
Liquitex Excellence in Art Award: (May/Dec) Award available to residents of the United States and Canada. Mail application and your submission to:
Liquitex Excellence in Art Purchase Award Program
PO Box 1396
11 Constitution Ave.
Piscataway, NJ 08855