Scholarships

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Scholarships

DEADLINE SCHOLARSHIP DESCRIPTION
03/01/2020 ACCESS & Ron Herndon Scholarships

($1,500) - Ron Herndon Scholarship (Up to six, one-time awards)
• Current senior high school student who will attend a four-year university or college for the 2017-2018 academic year. 
• High school GPA of 2.0- 3.5 
• Reside in Oregon or SW Washington
• African/African American/African Diaspora/Black/Afro Decent
• Demonstrate financial need

For additional rules and details please follow the link to the scholarship.

03/01/2020 INSPIRE Pre-College Program

Full scholarship for Native American, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian rising HS junior/seniors. Spend 3-weeks on the George Washington University campus to learn about intergovernmental relations between tribal governments and the federal government. Includes room and board, travel, materials and more. 

03/01/2020 American Chemical Society Scholars Award

Renewable scholarships to underrepresented minority students who want to enter the fields of chemistry or chemistry-related fields. Awards of up to $5,000* are given to qualified students. African American, Hispanic, or American Indian HS  seniors or college freshman, sophomores, or juniors pursuing a college degree in the chemical sciences or chemical technology are eligible to apply.

03/01/2020 WAEF Tree Fruit Industry Scholarships

Multiple sources of scholarships for Washington students. Students receiving WAEF scholarships share a common link of parent employment in the tree fruit industry.  WAEF scholarship recipients are pursuing a wide variety of degrees and career paths.  Awards may be used by their recipients at accredited two-year colleges, four-year public and private universities and technical/vocational colleges. 

03/01/2020 Actuarial Diversity Scholarship

Opens November 1, 2020. For those intent on pursuing a career in the actuarial profession. Must have at least 1 birth parent who is a member of one of the following minority groups: Black/African American, Hispanic, Native North American, Pacific Islander. For HS seniors w/ a min. 3.0 GPA & a min. ACT math score of 28 or SAT math score of 600.

 

03/01/2020 Tall Clubs International Student Scholarships

Scholarships are for students under 21 years of age, about to attend their first year of higher education, and who meet the height requirements of TCI— 5' 10" (178 cm) for women, and 6' 2" (188 cm) for men.  Annually,  TCI Foundation awards multiple student scholarship(s) of up to $1000 each.  You must request an application no later than February 1.

03/02/2020 Create a Greeting Card Scholarship

($10,000) - Submit an original photo, artwork or computer graphics for the front of a greeting card.

03/02/2020 Chin: Shui Kuen & Allen Chin Scholarship
  • Grade level: Incoming freshman or current, full-time undergraduate at a four-year college or university.
  • Student or parent currently/formerly employed at an Asian-owned or Asian cuisine restaurant
  • Any ethnic heritage
  • Community advocacy and social justice work on behalf of Asian American, immigrant, gay and lesbian and/or other progressive causes
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Financial need
  • No citizenship status requirement
  • Click here to download the application
03/03/2020 Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation- UNDERGRADUATE/ASSOCIATE

UNDERGRADUATE/ASSOCIATE SCHOLARSHIP TIMELINE

The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation provides need-based scholarships to the children of Marines and Navy Corpsmen who attend college or career training.  Before applying, verify your eligibility.

 

CAREER & TECHNICAL EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP TIMELINE

  • Application available all year
  • Applications processed monthly
  • Week 1: Complete and submit an application
  • Week 2-6: Application reviewed and processed
  • Week 7: Award decision e-mail sent
  • Week 8: Recipients complete Award Acceptance for scholarship payment
03/04/2020 ASHG DNA Day Essay Contest

This contest is open to students in grades 9-12 worldwide and asks students to examine, question, and reflect on important concepts in genetics.

03/06/2020 Sound Credit Union Scholarship

$1,000 individual scholarships. Must be a graduating HS  senior who plans to attend a 2- or 4-year college, w/ a min. 3.0 GPS, & be a member of Sound Credit Union.

03/13/2020 Truman D. Picard Scholarship for Native Students

Dedicated to the support of Native American students pursuing a higher education in Natural Resources.

03/15/2020 Louie Foundation Scholarship

$100,000 in scholarships available especially for students w/ strong academics & whose parents are in the military or veterans of the armed forces.

03/18/2020 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program

For  students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are pursuing careers in biomedical, behavioral, & social science health-related research. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must have a minimum 3.3 GPA or rank in the top 5% of their class & demonstrate exceptional financial need. Must be accepted to an accredited 4-year institution. Up to  $20,000  per year. Renewable for 4 years. 

03/30/2020 Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship

Applicants must submit two small essays, one related to travel, & the other on why they deserve a scholarship. Must be 16-25, w/ 2.5 GPA or greater. US citizenship required. $500.

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