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SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS 

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THE PROPER PROCEDURE FOR APPLYING FOR SCHOLARSHIPS IS TO SUBMIT YOUR PAPERWORK TO THE COLLEGE OFFICE ONE MONTH PRIOR TO THE DUE DATE OF THE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION.  IT IS SCHOOL POLICY NOT TO GIVE TRANSCRIPTS TO STUDENTS.  PLEASE COMPLY WITH THESE PROCEDURES.  YOU MUST SPEAK WITH MS. ARMON IF EXTRAORDINARY CIRCUMSTANCES OCCUR.  THANK YOU.



St. Johns University

Catholic Scholarships


You know what a powerful intellectual and social resource our Catholic schools are — for America and the world.

Catholic and Vincentian, St. John’s University exemplifies this tradition, offering students an acclaimed education that builds the knowledge, skills and confidence to become ethical leaders for our global society. To further develop our commitment to preparing Catholic students for ethical leadership, St. John's offers Catholic scholarship opportunities. 

Catholic School Scholarship
Created in response to a recommendation from the Advisory Board of the University's Institute for Catholic Schools (ICS), this scholarship provides an annual award of $2,500, for a maximum award of $10,000 over four years of undergraduate study and is automatically awarded to incoming freshmen who will be graduating from a Catholic high school and entering St. John’s in the fall of 2019. 

Catholic Scholars Program
Catholic Scholars take part in a four-year developmental program that translates faith into action. Prospective freshmen apply for this scholarship, and if chosen will receive a grant of $5,000 per year which will be awarded for four years of study.  Students will commit themselves to faith-based leadership training, service and prayer, and formation of a deeper understanding of what it means to be a leader inspired by the Catholic tradition. Catholic Scholars assume important leadership roles within the community of faith and service at St. John's University in preparation for becoming faith-inspired Catholic leaders for life. PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING EXCLUSIONS: Students entering a house of discernment sponsored by a diocese or religious community, or a college seminary or religious community formation program are ineligible to participate in the Catholic Scholars Program at St. John’s University. The deadline for this scholarship is January 15, 2019.  

With our application deadline approaching January 15, 2019 learn more about the program and access the application here: https://www.stjohns.edu/faith-service/leadership-and-development/catholic-scholars-program 

 

Catholic School Educator Grant
As part of our mission as a Catholic university, St. John’s awards a 40-percent tuition reduction to full-time teachers and administrators in Catholic schools for one master’s degree, one advanced certificate or one doctoral degree. 






National Association of University Women

Flushing North Shore Branch

 National Association of University Women (NAUW) is a community based women’s organization founded in Washington D.C. in 1910. The Flushing North Shore Branch of NAUW was charted on June 26, 1995 in East Elmhurst, (Queens) New York. NAUW’s mission is to serve women, youth, and the disadvantaged in our communities and in developing countries by strategically partnering with allied organization to address issues specifically in the areas of: 1) Education; 2) Literacy; 3) Scholarship; and 4) National & International Affairs. To find out more information about our organization, please visit our national website www.nauw1910.org.

NAUW Flushing-North Shore Branch (FNS) is proud to announce that we are seeking qualified applicants for the NAUW FNS 2019 Scholarship Awards.

Please be advised that this award is given once to high school graduates who are entering their first year as a matriculated student at a 4-year college or university in September 2019. Please read the application carefully and adhere to all listed requirements stated on the application.

The application can be found by clicking on the 2019 High School Scholarship Application link on NAUW-FNS website: www.nauwfns.com/2019-scholarship .

The application must be submitted electronically by January 25, 2019.

If you have any questions, please contact the NAUW FNS branch via email at nauwfnsscholarship@gmail.com or telephone the NAUW-FNS Scholarship Co-Chairs Sharon Owens-Boykin (516) 270-4387 or Joanne McClary (917) 288-3231.



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The Recovery Village Health Care Scholarship

 We are offering a $1,000 award to students pursuing a health-related degree program who have been personally affected by addiction. We’d love if you could assist us in spreading the word!

Recovery Village Health Care Scholarship: 

Visit the website:

https://www.therecoveryvillage.com/scholarships/

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CGTrader- Backed by Intel Capital, CGTrader Scholarship

My name is Erika and I'm writing you on behalf of CGTrader. Backed by Intel Capital, CGTrader is one of the world's leading 3D model platforms.

We are running an annual scholarship where we challenge students to dig into the field of technology by writing various essays on how innovative technologies are transforming our lives.

Essay topic: "Our life on a spaceship: the future of mankind”.
Deadline: December 14, 2018
The best submission will be awarded $2,000 while two runners-up will receive $500 each. All information and eligibility requirements can be found here: https://www.cgtrader.com/scholarships

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The Big Sun Organization Scholarship

The Big Sun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. We are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in.  Their participation may be in any capacity, whether as a player, coach or official.

Amount of Award -      $500.00

The successful applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community.

 Please visit website at http://www.bigsunathletics.com to learn how to apply.

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ALZHEIMER'S
FOUNDATION OF AMERICA Scholarship
 
 

WRITE AN ESSAY ON
THE IMPACT THAT ALZHEIMERS DISEASE HAS HAD IN YOUR LIF GO TO www.youngleadersofafa.org

AWARDS
WINNING
ESSAY $5000.00

SECOND PLACE $2,500.00
THIRD PLACE $1,500.00
HONORABLE MENTION $500.00



 

New Scholarship Program: We’re excited to announce the launch of our 2018 scholarship program. This year, entrants have a chance to win $10,000 to help pay for college! High school seniors, current college students and parents are eligible to enter. No essay is required. 
Go to https://scholarship.collegecovered.com

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College scholarships for African-American students: https://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-resource-center/black-students-college-scholarships/

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The Excelsior Scholarship

The Excelsior Scholarship application for the 2018-2019 academic year is available NOW through Monday, July 23, 2018.
Students must first complete the 2018-2019 FAFSA and 2018-2019 TAP applications before completing the 2018-2019
Excelsior web application.
 
The 2018-2019 Excelsior application is open to students seeking to receive the award for the first time. Students who are already Excelsior 
recipients in the 2017-2018 academic year do not need to complete another Excelsior application. You are considered a recipient if you 
previously signed and submitted the Excelsior Scholarship contract, even if you did not receive a payment in the prior year. The full list of
 eligibility requirements can be found here:
An applicant must:
be a resident of NYS and have resided in NYS for 12 continuous months
         prior to the beginning of the term;
        * be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen;
        * have either graduated from high school in the United States, 
        *earned a high school equivalency diploma, or passed a federally approved "Ability to Benefit" test, as defined by the 
           Commissioner of the State Education Department
        * have a combined federal adjusted gross income of $110,000 or less;
        * be pursuing an undergraduate degree at a SUNY or CUNY college,  including community colleges and the
         statutory colleges at Cornell University and Alfred University;
        * be enrolled in at least 12 credits per term and complete at least 30 credits each year (successively), applicable to award his or her degree 
          program  if attended college prior to the 2018-19 academic year
        * have earned at least 30 credits each year (successively),applicable toward his or her degree program prior to applying 
           for an Excelsior Scholarship 
        * be in a non-default status on a student loan made under any NYS or federal education loan program or on the  repayment of any 
           NYS award
        * be in compliance with the terms of the service condition(s) imposed by a NYS award that you have previously received; and execute a
           Contract agreeing to reside in NYS for the length of time the award was received, and, if employed  during such time, 
           be employed in NYS.
       Students must first complete the 2018-2019 FAFSA and 2018-2019 TAP  
       applications before completing the 2018-2019 Excelsior web application.
       Please contact the HESC Scholarship Unit at scholarships@hesc.ny.gov or
       888-697-4372 if you have any questions


OTHER USEFUL SCHOLARSHIP SITES

 

BROKE SCHOLAR.COM

COLLEGENET.COM

COLLEGETOOLKIT.COM 

FASTWEB.COM           

CollegeNet.com

CollegeNet.com, one of the best scholarship sites, is a service that not only works to develop applications and web-based events, but it also provides an entire search for students who are interested in seeking out updates and newly-promoted scholarships nationwide making it one of the best scholarship websites. The database is updated monthly at CollegeNet.com, giving students new scholarships.

FastWeb

FastWeb was originally founded and launched more than 15 years ago, and currently, boasts more than 1.5 million scholarships and $3.4 billion in their database altogether over the years of providing scholarships to students nationwide. The site itself claims to have helped and assisted more than 50 students altogether with finding scholarships and applying for them.

FinAid.com

FinAid.com is one of the most well-known online resources for finding out more information regarding scholarships and financial aid you are qualified to receive based on your income, age as well as your previous education schooling you have completed.

Scholarship-Positions.com

Scholarship-Positions.com was started in 2007 by Oxford University graduates for helping international students in finding suitable scholarships to study abroad. Their objective is to help international students in finding matching scholarships – just in time

Zinch

Zinch is one of the most recent resources available online to help with comparing different scholarships available in all fields and industries today. Using Zinch is free and easy, as the service has provided more than 5000 different scholarships worth more than $1 billion altogether.

Cappex

ParentsCountDowntoCollegeCoach.com recommends Cappex as one of the top 7 scholarship sites available. They have millions of dollars in scholarships, and in a variety of categories like private and foundation scholarships, “Just Because We Love You” scholarships and merit aid. In fact, Cappex is the leading site for the number of merit scholarships online.

Scholarships.com

Scholarships.com is a wonderful resource for college students who aspire to kill two birds with one stone—the site finds both scholarships and colleges that are perfect for you! If you’re looking to transfer to a school that is dying to recruit you and offers you scholarships, this is the site to visit.

ScholarshipPoints.com

You know how you always seem to receive a new, complimentary gift after so many purchases at that favorite beauty counter of yours? ScholarshipPoints works the same way! Well, kind of. The site’s users rack up points through a rewards system, making them eligible for different scholarships according to how many points they have earned.

CollegeScholarships

According to degreecentral.com, this site is made from “a database that is one of the largest and up to date databases consisting of private sector awards provided by corporations, non-profit agencies and associations”. There are 50 different scholarship categories

FinAid

FinAid is a little different because it shares a number of types of financing available to students. The four major types of monetary means they suggest are:

·        Scholarships

·        Loans

·        Savings

·        Military Aid


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Don’t miss your chance to participate in the 2016 Wendy’s High School Heisman. Wendy’s Restaurants have teamed up with the Heisman Memorial Trophy Committee to create the Wendy’s High School Heisman Award. Each fall, the program recognizes the nation’s most esteemed high-school-senior men and women for excellence in academics, athletics, and community involvement. The award honors both male and female high school students who excel in academics, athletics, and student leadership. Wendy’s High School Heisman scholarships will be awarded to State Winners, National Finalists, and National Winners. Scholarship amount starts at $1,000 and up to $10,000.

The Wendy’s High School Heisman Memorial Trophy Award (also known as the Wendy’s High School Heisman), named after former college football player and Coach John Heisman, and is a prestigious award in American high-school athletics. It is sponsored by Wendy’s Restaurants.

Eligibility:

·Wendy’s High School Heisman is looking for all types of high-achieving seniors from more than 29,000 public and private high schools within the U.S.

·They consider young men and women who participate in a wide range of sports as well as school and community activities.

·Have a cumulative high school grade point average (GPA) of a B (3.0) or better.

How to Apply:

The students can register through the given link: https://www.whshapplication.com/?comp_id=7A099BCC-5E1E-4469-85B3-9683D1AE1DCA

Award Amount:


·The first 1,000 students to apply for the program will receive Wendy’s gift card worth $10 dollars.

·State Finalists through National Winners will also receive increasing amounts of additional Wendy’s gift cards, with $500 gift cards going to our two National Winners.

·State Winners through National Winners will also receive a college scholarship starting at $1,000 up to $10,000 for National Winners

Application Deadline:

·Phase 1 of the application has been extended until 3 p.m. PT/6 p.m. ET on October 4, 2016.

·Phase 2 of the application (Essay Questions and Supporting Information) must be submitted no later than 3 p.m. PT/6 p.m. ET on October 24, 2016.

Link for More Information:

https://www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com/about/application-scholarship-rules/

Contact Information:

Further questions about scholarships, eligibility, and athletic compliance can be addressed by contacting Wendy’s at wendys-at-scholarshipamerica.org or 800-205-6367.

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The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation 
College Scholarship Program
Application Period: September 6, 2018 - November 20, 2018

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program is an undergraduate scholarship program available to high-achieving high 
school seniors with financial need who seek to attend the nation’s best four-year colleges and universities.
Cooke College Scholars receive up to $40,000 per year, college planning support, ongoing advising, and the opportunity to network with the larger Cooke Scholar community.
www.jkcf.org 
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NASSAU COMMUNITY COLLEGE 
FEDERATION OF TEACHERS - 
LOCAL 3150 WILL AWARD 


THE JOSEPH F. CARLINO, JR. MEMORIAL 
SCHOLARSHIP 


To students who are enrolled as a full-time student at NCC with a program emphasis in Mathematics, Computer Science or Information 
Technology. 
The applicant…    
	~Must have graduated HS the previous spring with at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA
 ~Must be attending Nassau Community College


(AWARD WILL BE MADE PENDING 
VERIFICATION OF ALL REQUIREMENTS)   
Applications and information may be obtained at 
www.nccft.org
APPLICATIONS MUST BE COMPLETED AND RETURNED TO THE NCCFT OFFICE BY NOON, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2018


The New York Times College Scholarship Program

Funding for the program comes from a wide range of private sources, including major contributions from New York Times subscribers.

Each award recipient will receive a partial four-year college scholarship, mentoring and a summer internship at The New York Times.

We are currently accepting applications for 2019 

The deadline to apply is Monday, Nov. 12, 2018

Please be prepared by having this information available prior to starting to complete online application.  

·Transcript

·SAT/ACT Test scores

·Essays

·List of activities and achievements

·Family information

Note: Once the form is submitted, you cannot go back to make corrections.

www.nytco.com/social-responsibility/college-scholarship-program/


The Fireside Catholic Publishing Scholarship



“B. Davis Scholarship”

  

The creators of the “Student Award Search Aid” website are offering a scholarship for 2019.

  

Please visit our website at http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm to read about us and to apply for our scholarship.  While you’re there, please browse through the rest of the site to learn more about applying for scholarships.

  

Our website was developed solely for the purpose of helping students locate and apply for scholarships.  We are trying to improve the students’ chances for success.  The site is free and we charge nothing for the information or the application.

The deadline for applications is May 24, 2019

Amount of Scholarship:  $1,000

  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at awards@studentawardsearch.com



Boston University's merit-based scholarships

  • Trustee Scholarship - Boston University's most prestigious full-tuition scholarship recognizes extraordinary academic performance and leadership ability. Students must submit two additional essays with their application for admission.
  • Presidential Scholarship - This four-year $20,000 scholarship is awarded to students with exceptional academic achievements. No additional application materials are required; all students need to do to be considered is apply for admission by the scholarship deadline.

The application deadline for these scholarships is December 1, 2018

To learn more about the requirements of these scholarships and other merit awards offered by BU,  please visit their website




Bill of Rights Institute Scholarship

2018-2019 We the Students Essay Contest. Winners of this year’s contest will receive a total of $20,000 in scholarship funds including a $5,000 award and a scholarship to 2019 Constitutional Academy to the grand prize winner.

This year they are asking students to personalize their essays while encouraging them to expand their understanding of citizenship beyond an abstract concept, envisioning it as knowledge and actions inspired by America’s founding principles.

The specific essay prompt this year is: “What are essential qualities of a citizen in your community in 21st century America?”

Students can find information on their website: billofrightsinstitute.org 

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The 2019 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program

The 2019 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program application opened last week. This program annually provides college-bound students with $10,000 renewable scholarships – up to $40,000 total per recipient. Applications are accepted until Jan. 4, 2019.  Additional information, eligibility requirements, and a link to the application are available online

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  Mathematics Scholarship for African American, Native American and Hispanic

 High School  Students


The Long Island Mathematics Conference Board will award up to four $1,500 scholarships to deserving high school seniors from Queens, Brooklyn, Nassau and Suffolk Counties, of African American, Native American or Non-European Hispanic American descent.  These students must plan to major in mathematics at an accredited college or university of their choice.   Only high school seniors are eligible for this award.

Please open the attached document containing further information as well as the scholarship application.

We invite you to disseminate this information and to recommend qualified students from your high school.

Questions?     Bruce Waldner     bcwaldner@aol.com

                         Ronni David        mathronni@cs.com

APPLICATION FOR LONG ISLAND MATHEMATICS SCHOLARSHIP

The Long Island Mathematics Conference Board will award up to four $1,500 scholarships to deserving Long Island students of African American, Native American or Non-European Hispanic American descent.

Applications will be accepted from students who have a cumulative “B” average or better and are seriously planning to major in mathematics at college.

Completed applications must be submitted by Wednesday, January 16, 2019.

A completed application must consist of the following:

1.         Completed scholarship application form.

2.         A one-page essay describing your interest in pursuing the study of mathematics at college. Include supporting evidence for your involvement and love of mathematics. 

3.         Two letters of recommendation. At least one of these letters must be from a teacher in the Mathematics Department

4.         An official transcript including a list of all senior courses, first semester grades, SAT or ACT scores and AP test scores where applicable.

5.         Have a school official sign to verify that you qualify for the award based on ethnicity.

6.         Designate the mathematics teacher who has most influenced you in your study of mathematics and have this teacher fill in their part of the application to be submitted with your application packet.

All applications and correspondence should be sent via e-mail sent through an official e-mail address from the school to: Conference Board Scholarship Committee Chairperson, Bruce Waldner:  bcwaldner@aol.com.

Please include all parts of the application when sending (transcripts, recommendations, etc.)






The Gates ScholarshipAwarded to 300 minority high school seniors every year who exhibit strong leadership skills and academic records and who demonstrate great financial need. Funds cover the remaining cost of attendance after expected family contribution and other awards. 

National Merit Scholarship Program. Approximately 7,500 high school seniors a year receive some level of an award based on PSAT/NMSQT scores and other criteria. 

Coca-Cola Scholars Program. Each year, scholarships of $20,000 per person are awarded to 150 students based on their academic merits, leadership skills and service. Smaller awards are also available. 

Other major corporations with scholarship options include Microsoft, Burger King and Dunkin' Donuts.

Society of Women Engineers ScholarshipsA range of awards are given to support women interested in careers in engineering, computer science and engineering technology. 

Google Scholarships. Google offers a variety of specific scholarships for women, underrepresented minority students and those with disabilities looking to study computer science. 

Dell Scholars Program. Recipients get $20,000, a laptop and credits for textbooks. The award is directed toward low-income students who have overcome challenges and "are better than their numbers indicate," according to the scholarship foundation's website. 

UNCF Scholarships. More than 10,000 African-American students receive some form of aid each year through several scholarship options, such as those for people pursuing the STEM fields – science, technology, engineering and math – or aspiring entrepreneurs. 

Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarship. Four-year scholarships are awarded to 500 high school seniors based on academics, leadership and financial need. Most receive $4,000 each, while 20 finalists receive between $20,000 and $50,000 total. 

Boren Scholarships. Students planning to pursue a job in national security and study what the National Security Education Program refers to as a "less commonly taught" language, such as Arabic, Swahili or Hebrew, are awarded $8,000 to $20,000 to study abroad for a summer, semester or six- to 12-month stint. 

Cooke College Scholarship Program. Scholarships of up to $40,000 per year are awarded to high-achieving high school students with financial need as selected by the education-focused Jack Kent Cooke Foundation. 

James Beard Foundation National Scholars ProgramTen candidates receive $20,000 apiece to pursue a variety of food-related subjects, such as culinary arts, agriculture and sustainability. Other smaller awards are also available. 

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Have your parents speak to their employer and/or union delegate about possible scholarships they may offer 

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Scholarships for Trade Schools in New York: State Directory







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BE SPARKLING. BE SMART. BE THE FUTURE.


Do you know a student who is not afraid to be themselves? We are looking for fun and unique candidates for our Flavorful Futures Scholarship. Sparkling Ice® is awarding FIVE $5,000 scholarships to eligible high school seniors who are planning their bright and colorful futures.  

The application deadline is February 15, 2019 and winners will be announced in Spring 2019. Apply now at flavorfulfutures.com.

General Requirements
Visit flavorfulfutures.com for full list of requirements.  

  • Must be a U.S.  citizen or permanent legal resident of the United States.  
  • Must be a high school senior graduating between August 1, 2018 and July 31, 2019. 
  • Must have a  cumulative high school grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.5 on a     4-point scale (high school/home school seniors). 
  • We support  applicants in a vocational/trade, 2-year, or 4-year program.

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Scholarship Name: OppU Achievers Scholarship

Award Amount: $2,500

Eligibility: High school seniors, college students, graduate students; cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0; U.S. citizen or resident

Deadlines: December 31, March 31, June 30, September 30

To Apply: Students submit a short response to the question "What makes you an achiever?"

Visit the website: OPPloans.com/Scholarship

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COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR
STUDENT LEADERS
The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute awards more than $1 million in college scholarships to exceptional student leaders each year.
High school seniors nationwide who demonstrate leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship are invited to apply for the 2019 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program. This program annually provides college-bound students with $10,000 renewable scholarships – up to $40,000 total per recipient – and supports them as they lead and serve in college and beyond.

Help put promising young leaders in the running for this prestigious award. Share this news with candidates who exemplify these characteristics inside and outside the classroom and encourage them to apply.

Applications for the 2019 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program are accepted until Jan. 4, 2019. Additional information, eligibility requirements, and a link to the application are available online at :                       ge-reagan@scholarshipamerica.org.

The Eugene McDermott Scholars Program at UT Dallas. University of Texas at Dallas

The scholarship includes: 

  • Tuition and fees.
  • Book stipends. 
  • Over $16,000 in living stipends each year. 
  • Up to $12,000 for study abroad.
  • Up to $3,000 for career-oriented support. 
  • Cohort travel to Santa Fe, N.M.; Austin, Texas; and  Washington, D.C.
  • Network of professional staff, faculty, alumni and current scholars. 

The award provides an essentially debt-free college education with benefits valued at more than $250,000 (out-of-state) or $150,000 (in-state) over the four-year term.

Deadline: Dec. 7, 2018.
https://www.utdallas.edu/mcdermott/



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The Ron Brown Scholar Program

Eligibility Requirements:

The Ron Brown Scholar Program seeks to identify students who will make significant contributions to society. Applicants must excel academically, show exceptional leadership potential and make an impact on their communities through service to others. Each year, 20 or more students are designated Ron Brown Scholars and receive $10,000 annually for four years, for a total of $40,000. The recipients may use the need and merit based scholarships to attend any four-year accredited college/ university within the United States. Ron Brown scholarships are not limited to any specific field or career objective and may be used to pursue any academic discipline. Since 1996, 440 students have been designated as Ron Brown Scholars. To be eligible, applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, Black/African American and current high school seniors at the time of their application. Current college students are not eligible to apply. Applicants should demonstrate academic achievement, exhibit leadership ability, participate in community service activities and have a demonstrated financial need. Ron Brown Scholars are selected in the spring prior to entering college. Applications are screened between November and February by Ron Brown Scholar Program staff. In March, finalists are invited to participate in a weekend selection process in Washington, DC, at the expense of the Ron Brown Scholar Fund. Finalists are interviewed by members of the Ron Brown National Selection Committee and are expected to participate in several weekend activities. Scholarship winners are selected on the basis of their application materials, interviews and participation in Selection Weekend activities.

Application Deadline:

 The Ron Brown Scholar Program currently has two deadlines for applications (students must be current high school seniors at the time of their application): November 1 (postmarked) —application will be given early consideration for the Ron Brown Scholar Program. January 9 (postmarked)—final deadline in order to be considered for the Ron Brown Scholar Program. Application materials must be mailed in one packet. Transcripts and letters of recommendation should not be sent under separate cover. SAT/ACT scores must be included on the application at the time it is mailed. Incomplete, emailed or faxed applications will not be considered. Only semifinalists and finalists will be notified by the Ron Brown Scholar Program office in March. Winners of the scholarship will be notified by April 1 and names will be posted on the Ron Brown Scholar Program website in May. Scholarship Conditions Ron Brown scholarships may be used to supplement financial aid offered by the college or university a student plans to attend. Students may use the scholarship to cover the costs of tuition, fees, books, room and board, computers, health insurance, study abroad and other college-related expenses. Ron Brown scholarships may not be used to displace aid awarded by a college or university and cannot cover any portion of the parental contribution. For further information, please contact: Ron Brown Scholar Program 485 Hillsdale Drive, Suite 206 Charlottesville, VA 22901 

Phone: 434-964-1588 Fax: 434-964-1589 Email: info@ronbrown.org Website: www.ronbrown.org



Bucknell University

The first is the Physical Sciences Scholarship. Funded through a National Science Foundation grant, the award will provide up to $10,000 annually to students with financial need to help reduce loan and work-study obligations. Students will also receive additional funding to pursue a 10-week summer research experience. To qualify, students must major in biophysics, chemistry, geology, environmental geosciences or physics & astronomy and have financial need. Any student who applies to Bucknell will be automatically considered for the scholarship.

The second is the Civic Engagement Scholarship. This is a $20,000 annual scholarship awarded to incoming first-year students whose school and community involvement demonstrates a significant and sustained commitment to helping others. Recipients of the award will also be provided with an annual stipend for paid working activities in support of community service at Bucknell and in the Lewisburg community. Students will be required to participate in training for community/civic engagement, inclusivity and leadership development. They will also work with community partner organizations for a minimum 6 hours/week paid across all semesters on campus and meet regularly with staff of the Office of Civic Engagement. Any student who applies to Bucknell will be automatically considered for the scholarship.

Also, I am happy to announce that Bucknell will accept self-reported test scores this year. We will only require official scores if a student is admitted and chooses to enroll. 




Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program
 
Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants are pleased to be able to continue with their
scholarship program for the 12th year. 
 
They will be awarding up to $1,000 to the winner(s) each year.
 
Scholarship Deadline-  June 14, 2019.
 
Application Process
 
Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of
their web site:
http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm



JP Morgan Smart Start Scholarship Program

The application for the Thomas G. Labrecque Smart Start Program 2019 is now open.   The Smart Start Program offers a full 4 year academic scholarship and paid internship at the firm while in the program. In addition students receive professional development, mentorship and training.  It’s an excellent opportunity for talented, ambitious students who live in and attend high school in New York City with strong academic credentials. We’re looking for intellectually curious students with strong analytical minds who excel working in teams and have solid communication skills. Below please find the application link as well as the flyer you can share with your students. The deadline to apply is March 01st, 2109.  Please review and feel free to contact me with any questions.

https://careers.jpmorgan.com/careers/US/en/programs/smart-start

Eligibility Participating Colleges

Eligible candidates include all New York City residents who attend a public, parochial, charter or private high school in one of NYC’s five boroughs. They also must meet the following requirements: 

Requirements:

Minimum GPA of 3.5 (90%), 1000 SAT (combined for reading and math) or a minimum score of 21 for the ACT, and must be in top 15% of their graduating class

Plan to attend one of the participating colleges as a full-time student (minimum 12 credits per semester) in the fall, immediately following high school  Anticipated major in any discipline except: Life Sciences or Fine Arts  (Note: this includes double major or minor within these fields)

Legal authorization to work in the United States 

financial need, based on official Expected Family Contribution (EFC) 

 Legal dependents of JPMorgan Chase employees are not eligible for the Smart Start Program.

To qualify for consideration, you must apply to and be accepted by one of the following colleges associated with the Smart Start Program: Barnard College, Baruch College, Brooklyn College, City College, Columbia University, Fordham University (Lincoln Center and Rose Hill campuses), Long Island University (Brooklyn Campus, New York University, Pace University, St. Francis College, St. John’s University 

Application Tips Acceptance Process

Apply during your senior year of high school

 Take the SAT I exam no later than December of your senior year  Obtain application materials from our website  www.jpmorgan.com/pages/smartstart  Include a written essay, a personal and professional  recommendation, and academic transcripts with your application

Submit your application and financial aid forms to the International Scholarship and Tuition Services, Inc. (ISTS) by

 March 01, 2019. 

Note:  without any of these documents your application will be incomplete. 

ISTS will conduct preliminary screening of all candidates’ applications

Finalists will be interviewed by JPMorgan Chase in April  JPMorgan Chase will select 10 scholarship recipients

Scholarship recipients will be notified by late April  Program orientation, training, and internships begin in early July 

 For further information and to apply visit our website at:  https://careers.jpmorgan.com/careers/US/en/programs/smart-start