Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter comments, “Sometimes, people just need the opportunity to be great. We created the scholarship foundation to be an opening of a door; the first step in a new direction. No one should be cheated out a chance at success just because they can’t continue their education. I want to do my part so anyone that really wants it has a chance to achieve their dream.”
The application is now available.
To be eligible for a scholarship, an applicant must be a US Citizen, 25 years or younger, with at least a 2.0 GPA, who also falls under one of the following categories:
- High School Senior
- Student who has received their GED diploma
- Undergraduate college student pursuing his/her first undergraduate degree
- Vocational school student
The application must be completed by the published deadline date- May 31, 2013 (11:59PM EST).
Once you start your application, you may pause and continue at a later time, but you will not be allowed to continue past the deadline date. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed for admission, so make sure all questions are answered, and all required documents are included in your final submission.
United Neighborhood Houses (UNH) is currently seeking applications for the UNH Viacom College Scholarship Award for Graduating High School Seniors. By providing financial assistance for higher education, United Neighborhood Houses seeks to encourage and support the growth of future leaders who promote tolerance and positive community change.
This spring, UNH will award $2,000 each to up to 9 graduating high school seniors accepted into college undergraduate programs. They are looking for young people who have demonstrated a commitment to promoting positive change within their community. Students must be active participants in one of UNH programs and be nominated by an agency staff member. The ideal candidate is a student who has demonstrated his/her potential as a future leader in fighting for social justice and community concerns.
The Viacom Scholarship application process will take place completely online through the UNH website. All application materials will be uploaded to the UNH Hub, a members-only section of the website that requires a username and private password. Instructions on how to apply are attached. Note: Only a staff member from a UNH member agency will be able to submit the application online on behalf of the nominated student.
Please see the documents How to nominate a student for the 2013 Viacom College Scholarship Award and About The 2013 UNH Viacom College Scholarship Program for more information on the scholarship program, award qualifications, requirements and how to apply. After you read the document with instructions to apply, please click here for a direct link to the UNH Hub: http://www.unhny.org/members/login.
Applications are due no later than 5:00pm, Friday, April19th.
The Frank and Peggy Steele Internship Program for Youth Leadership Development provides meaningful, hands-on training in numerous professional careers including research, photo archives, technical services, exhibit design, membership, education, archives and collections management, recorded media, development, special events, programs and events, multi-media, publications, and public relations. In addition, interns learn and work in the company of baseball’s best-known personalities during the annual Hall of Fame Weekend and Induction Ceremony, held in Cooperstown each summer.
To be considered for the Frank and Peggy Steele Internship Program for Youth Leadership Development, students must have completed at least their sophomore year and be enrolled in a bachelor’s or master’s degree program at a college or university during the internship, or have just graduated in May. All Steele interns receive a bi-weekly stipend during the ten weeks of the program and access to affordable student housing. If fulfilling an academic requirement, college credit may also be awarded.
The Frank & Peggy Steele Internship Program welcomes applicants for the Ozzie Smith Diversity Scholarship. Students of ethnically and culturally diverse backgrounds pursuing a four year bachelor’s or master’s degree are eligible for a scholarship. Complete scholarships are awarded following acceptance into Frank & Peggy Steele Internship Program. If interested, please attach a one-page statement of interest with your cover letter and resume.
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The BURGER KING® Scholars Program has awarded more than $15.4 million to high school seniors and employees across the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico since the program’s inception in 2000.
Last year alone, the program awarded more than $1.4 million in scholarships to 1,258 students, and introduced and awarded four new major scholarships, including one King $25,000 award and three James W. McLamore WHOPPER™ Scholarship $50,000 awards.
- All Company and Franchise restaurant, corporate and field employees, children of employees and high school seniors are eligible to apply.
- Franchisees that fund scholarships can designate them to their franchise group employees and to their local communities.
- Now there are more ways to use the scholarships:
- Accredited educational programs, including computer and language courses (Employees Only)
- Accredited colleges, universities or vocational/technical schools
- In addition to the $1,000 awards, there are more scholarships than ever including:
- $50,000 James W. McLamore WHOPPER™ Scholarship Award
- $25,000 “KING” National Award
- $5,000 Regional Awards
Latinas Promoviendo Comunidad/Lambda Pi Chi Sorority, Inc. (“Lambda Pi Chi”) was established on April 16, 1988 at Cornell University as the first U.S. Latina-focused sorority founded at an Ivy-league institution. Lambda Pi Chi works to empower women by providing a supportive network dedicated to their personal and professional advancement. Their members promote public service and cultural awareness with an emphasis on the Latino/a experience, and are committed to personal, professional, and academic achievement. To that end, Lambda Pi Chi has established an annual College Book Scholarship for high school seniors who are highly motivated, and committed to community service and academic excellence. The College Book Scholarship is part of Lambda Pi Chi’s Proyecto H.A.C.E.R. (Hermanas Advancing Career and Educational Resources) and will be open to female high school seniors attending high schools in the host city of Lambda Pi Chi’s Annual National Convention.
Lambda Pi Chi will select two high school students who will receive a one-time award of $500 for first place or $250 for second place to assist them in covering the costs of textbooks and/or school supplies for the first year of college. Lambda Pi Chi’s Scholarship Committee will consider academic achievement, leadership potential, and community involvement during the selection process.
DUE: FEBRUARY 15, 2013
Click 2013 Scholarship Application to access the application.
HBCU Connect is proud to offer the 2012 HBCU Connect Scholarship Program for HBCU students. The 2012 program makes available several $1,000.00 scholarships for up to 4 minority applicants who attend or plan to attend an HBCU college or university. The scholarship can be applied to tuition or books for the 2012 Winter or Spring semester.
HBCU Connect as an organization is the largest student and alumni organization of Historically Black College and University supporters in history. Founded in 1999, HBCU Connect has given away thousands in scholarship dollars to deserving college students. The organization is dedicated to keeping HBCU students and graduates connected with each other and with opportunities for advancement.
- Students enrolled or planning to enroll into any Historically Black College or University for Winter 2012 or Spring of 2013.
- All Graduating High School Seniors or Transfer students, and Current HBCU students must show proof of enrollment.
- Minorities – African American, Hispanic, and Native American.
You, the applicant, are responsible for completing and submitting all information required.
- Submit a 350 word essay answering the following question: Why did you choose to attend a Historically Black College or University?
Carefully review your entire essay before submitting it. Notification throughout the application process will be by email. Students who fail to use a valid active email address or who fail to check the email account regularly may eliminate themselves from consideration.
Deadline: November 1st, 2012.
For more details and submission, visit http://hbcuconnect.com/scholarships.shtml
|2013 Bill Gates Scholars Program Giving Away 1,000 Scholarships to Minority Students
Every year, the Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS) Program selects 1,000 talented minority students to receive a good-through-graduation scholarship to use at any college or university of their choice. The program provides scholars with personal and professional development through our leadership programs along with academic support throughout their college career.Administered by the United Negro College Fund, the program was initially funded by a $1 billion grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Since 1999, it has funded the education of more than 16,000 students, awarding them more than $614 million dollars to pay for tuition, fees, books and housing.
The program aims to reduce financial barriers for African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American and Hispanic American students with high academic and leadership promise who have significant financial need; increase the representation of these target groups in the disciplines of computer science, education, engineering, library science, mathematics, public health and the sciences, where these groups are severely underrepresented; develop a diversified cadre of future leaders for America by facilitating successful completion of bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees; and provide seamless support from undergraduate through doctoral programs, for students selected as Gates Millennium Scholars entering target disciplines.
The deadline for submission is January 16, 2013.
To apply for the 2013 Gates Millennium Scholars program & for more details, visit www.gmsp.org
The Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship Program is designed to help cultivate minority students for potential recruitment in the field of technology. The scholarship amount award depends on the student’s tuition balance, academic excellence and classification.
Applicants must be academic high-achievers with a GPA average of 3.0 or better and must be US citizens or visa-holding Permanent Residents of African American, Asian, Pacific Island, Native American, Native Alaskan, or Hispanic descent.
Applicants must also be enrolled as a full time undergraduate or graduate student in any of the following technical fields: Chemistry, Computing & Software Systems, Information Management,Material Science, Printing Management Science, Laser Optics, Physics, Material Science, and all forms of Engineering – including Software Engineering.
The deadline for this scholarship is SEPTEMBER 30th of each year, and the award amount is usually $1,000 – $10,000.
For more details, visit www.xeroxstudentcareers.com/why-xerox/scholarship.aspx
If you are a graduate or undergraduate African-American student pursuing a degree in political science, public administration, public policy, community development, urban development, public health or a degree leading to a career in public service, the Southern Piedmont Chapter of NFBPA invites you to apply for the Harry L. Jones, Sr. Marks of Excellence Scholarship. All Harry L. Jones, Sr. Marks of Excellence Scholars will receive a scholarship in the amount of $1,000 for one year. The Southern Piedmont Chapter will award the scholarship based on essays responses.
Applicants must be currently enrolled in a degree in political science, public administration, public policy, community development, urban development, public health or a degree leading to a career in public service. Candidates should have excellent interpersonal and analytical abilities. Strong oral and written communication skills are a must.
Required Application Documents:
- Application. Applicants should complete all information on the scholarship application.
- Include an Official Transcript
- Copy of student ID, driver’s license or state ID as proof of identity
- Provide a Resume
- 1-2 page Bio statement detailing your personal history, academic and career goals, and why you deserve this scholarship)
- 2-4 page essay, on the following topic: What Does Public Administration mean to you as an African American and what
Please note the deadline for submitting scholarship applications is July 20, 2012.
Click below to download an application:
Submitting Your Application: Please mail your required documentation to:
NFBPA Southern Piedmont Chapter
Attention: Scholarship Committee
PO Box 35545
Charlotte, NC 28235
Platt Family Scholarship Prize Essay Contest
1st Prize: $1500 2nd Prize: $750 3rd Prize: $500
DEADLINE: JULY 31, 2012
2012 marks the 150th anniversary of the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation. In light of the complicated path he pursued to reach this milestone, does Lincoln really deserve his reputation as the Great Emancipator?
The scholarship essay contest is designed for students who are FULL TIME, undergraduate students in an AMERICAN COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY during the Spring 2012 semester. You do not have to be an American citizen, but you do need to be attending an AMERICAN COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY during the eligibility period. It is NOT open to high school students. Key question to consider; when one contacts your college or university registrar will they be able to confirm that you were enrolled as a full-time college student during the spring 2012 semester? If the answer is no, you are not eligible.
- Entries must contain a minimum of 1,500 and a maximum of 5,000 words.
- Essays may be submitted via regular mail (postmarked by July 31, 2012) or via e-mail (time stamped before midnight PST July 31, 2012) to the address below.
- The essay must be typed and include a works-cited page or bibliography. End notes are suggested but not required.
- There is no application form for the contest. The essay and your contact information serves as your application.
- Applicants must include the name of their college or university with their entire and all contact information (regular and email address) must be put on the essay proper.
- The essay can be sent via email ( e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org) or regular mail to the address below.Don McCue, curator of The Lincoln Shrine in Redlands, California serves as coordinator of the Essay Contest.
If the above information does not answer your question please contact:
- Don McCue, Curator — Lincoln Memorial Shrine
- Address: 125 W. Vine St, Redlands, CA 92373
- Phone: (909) 798-7632
- E-mail: email@example.com