Talbots Women’s Scholarship Fund, a program of the Talbots Charitable Foundation, will award $100,000 in scholarships to women determined to finally get that college degree.
Five women will each be awarded $10,000 scholarships, and 50 women will each be awarded $1,000 scholarships. All applicants must be seeking an undergraduate degree from an accredited two- or four-year college or university, or vocational-technical school. Only applicants seeking a bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university are eligible to receive a $10,000 award. Scholarship awards are based primarily on financial need and previous achievements for women who earned their high school diploma or GED at least 10 years ago.
Any active member of the Starfleet Academy is eligible for a Starfleet Scholarship. The Scholarships are awarded in amounts of $500. Members can be attending community colleges, four-year colleges, most technical schools, junior colleges and universities or graduate school.
The application periods runs from January 1 until July 1 of each year.
All scholarships will be awarded at the International Conference for classes starting in the fall.
BARRY M. GOLDWATER SCHOLARSHIPS
Established by Congress in 1986 to foster and encourage excellence in science and mathematics, the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation operates an educational scholarship program designed to provide opportunities for American undergraduate students with excellent academic records and outstanding potential. Goldwater Scholarships support study in the fields of mathematics, engineering and the natural sciences as preparation for careers in these areas. The Foundation will award up to 300 Goldwater Scholarships to students who will be college Juniors or Seniors during the 2008-2009 academic year. Awards are made on the basis of merit. Yale College is invited to nominate four Sophomores or Juniors to the national competition.
Each award covers eligible expenses, including tuition, fees, books, and room and board, up to a maximum of $7,500 per year. Goldwater Scholars are eligible for one or two years of support.
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ELIGIBILITY: U.S. citizens, resident aliens, U.S. nationals; Sophomores and Juniors
PURPOSE: Undergraduate study (engineering, mathematics, or the sciences)
STUDENT GRANTS DATABASE REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Monday, November 26, 2007
The National Ice Cream Retailers Association (NICRA) annually sponsors the Bryce Thomson Scholarship Award for full-time or part-time employees of Active members. The Board of Directors of NICRA established the award in 1995, honoring Bryce Thomson, a man whose 55-plus years of commitment to the ice cream industry is unparalleled.
Active members of NICRA may nominate one or more of their employees for the scholarship. Nominees should be high school seniors who have applied or have already been accepted at an accredited college or university, or current college freshmen, college sophomores or college juniors.
NICRA’s Bryce Thomson Scholarship Committee will select the winners based upon established criteria approved by the NICRA Board of Directors. Nominees must display a strong academic record, leadership in both school and community activities or part-time work schedule and demonstrate financial need. A letter of recommendation from the NICRA Active member employer is also part of the selection criteria.
The winners will be announced at the 2008 NICRA Annual Convention in St. Petersburg, Florida during the Scholarship Auction. This year ten scholarships will be awarded in the following amounts: one award for $3,500; two awards for $2,500 each; one award for $2,000; one award for $1,500; and five awards for $1,000, totaling $17,000. Students will also have a choice as to how the money is awarded, for tuition, books, lab fees or room and board.
An application fee of $25 for each nominee is required. The application fee is to be paid by the NICRA member store owner. Checks should be made payable to the Bryce Thomson Scholarship Fund.
Completed applications must be received in the NICRA office on or before Thursday, September 4, 2008.
The Miller Brewing Company National Scholarship is open to College Undergraduate Applicants and has an application deadline in the Summer. The award range is $3,000 and the minimum GPA requirement is 3.00.
The eligibility requirements are as follows:
- Must be full-time student eligible for junior status at a college or university in the fall
and maintain full-time status
- Must be pursuing degree in business or related field
- Must be eligible for financial aid from a federal or state-funded program
The application requirements are as follows:
- Letters of recommendation
- Complete online application and student survey form
- Be willing to participate in Adelante’s Leadership Institute and possibly a paid internship
in summer in a business or corporation
The Chick-Fil-A Leadership Scholarship is available to Chick-Fil-A team members who are or intend to be high school graduates and enroll in an accredited college or university. You must be active in your school and community, demonstrate a strong work ethic, leadership abilities, good teamwork, and a desire to succeed to qualify for this award.
Please visit the sponsor’s Web site for additional information.
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Ford Motor Company Fund and Community Services, the philanthropic arm of Ford Motor Company, announced the launch of the Ford Blue Oval Scholars program. This national web-based initiative will link the Ford scholarship winners nationally through an online
The Vantagepoint Public Employee Memorial Scholarship Fund will award scholarships for the 2007/08 school year to 44 surviving children and spouses of firefighters, police and other public safety workers who have died in the line of duty. The scholarship program, which provides higher education scholarships, has grown every year since its 2001 inception. The number of individuals who are to receive the scholarships is up by 12 this year with awards totaling $90,000.
Do you attend a two year college or junior college? The Coca-Cola Foundation awards 350 one-time $1,000 scholarships to students attending two-year, degree granting institutions within the U.S.
This scholarship is available to students planning to acquire an Associates degree from their institution. It rewards leadership and excellence as demonstrated through academics, community service and/or employment.
For more information write:
Coca-Cola Two-Year Colleges Scholarship Program
P.O. Box 1615
Atlanta, GA 30301-1615
Or call 800-306-2653
The deadline to apply is May 31, 2007.
A men’s club has been providing a scholarship for black high school seniors for 14 years. Graduating seniors in Virginia should apply for the scholarship.
Four years ago, the New River Valley Progressive Men’s Club upped that number to two $1,000 scholarships each year and will do so again this fall. Applications should be made by the end of June.