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2014 Paul Ambrose Graduate School Scholars Program is Accepting Applications

February 13, 2014 Leave a comment

The Association for Prevention Teaching and Research (APTR) is accepting applications for the 2014 Paul Ambrose Scholars Program (PASP).

The Paul Ambrose Scholars Program exposes health professions students to influential public health professionals and prepares them to be leaders in addressing population health challenges at the national and community level.

This unique program provides mini-grant funds for students to attend a leadership symposium in Washington, DC and to implement a Healthy People 2020 Leading Health Indicators focused project within a student’s community or at their academic institution.

This year’s symposium will be held Friday, June 20th-Sunday, June 22ndScholars must be in attendance for the full length of the symposium.

Please visit the website at to learn more about the Paul Ambrose Scholars Program and to access the online application.

Applicants graduating in 2014 are not eligible for the program.

All applicants receive equal consideration without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, political affiliation, age, sexual orientation or any other non-merit factor.

Deadline for applications is Friday, February 28th at 11:59PM EST.

Doodle 4 Google $30,000 Scholarship Competition

February 12, 2014 Leave a comment

Before there was an airplane, there were doodles of cool flying machines. And before there was a submarine, there were doodles of magical underwater sea explorers.  Since the beginning of time, ideas big and small, practical and playful, have started out as doodles.  And Google is ready for more!

One talented young artist will see his or her artwork on the Google homepage and receive a $30,000 college scholarship and a $50,000 Google for Education technology grant for his or her school.

This year, Google is asking students to create their doodles based on the theme “If I Could Invent One Thing to Make the World a Better Place…” To enter the competition simply download the application form, print it, doodle your version of the Google logo based off this year’s theme and submit online or by mail.

Closing date for entries is Thursday, March 20th.


For more information, visit Doodle 4 Google.

The Gilman Scholarship Study Abroad Program – Deadline: March 4th

February 11, 2014 1 comment

The Gilman Scholarship Program offers awards for undergraduate study abroad and was established by the International Academic Opportunity Act of 2000. 

The Gilman Scholarship Program is open to U.S. citizen undergraduate students who are planning to study and intern abroad. The program aims to diversify the kinds of students who study and intern abroad and the countries and regions where they go by supporting undergraduates who might otherwise not participate due to financial constraints.

The Gilman Scholarship Program and JAY Z’s Shawn Carter Foundation recently announced a partnership to support study abroad scholarships for U.S. undergraduate students with financial need.

For more information on this program and how to apply, visit The Gilman Scholarship Program.

GreenPal $2,000 Scholarship is Now Open

February 10, 2014 Leave a comment

The purpose of The GreenPal Small Business Scholarship is to assist a motivated, driven student and future business leader. Those at GreenPal believe that the generation of today’s students are the future employers of tomorrow. The future of the county will be forged by the entrepreneurial spirit of today’s generation.

If you currently run a small business while attending college or have a small business idea to start while you plan to attend college, see below for the instructions and criteria for applying for the GreenPal scholarship.

DEADLINE for scholarship applications is May 30th, 2014.  Scholarship winner will be announced June 15th, 2014.

This is an evergreen scholarship and will be renewed and funded each year by GreenPal.

More details and online application for the scholarship can be found at: 

ACHPP and Fast Response School of Health Care Education Reintroduce the Fast Response Scholarship Program

February 6, 2014 Leave a comment

ACHPP and Fast Response School of Health Care Education are glad to reintroduce the ACHPP – Fast Response Scholarship Program!
The scholarship program provides up to 8 annual partial scholarships. The Fast Response Scholarship does not cover student fees.
The following allied health training (part-time and full-time) programs are offered for the 2014 Summer and Fall Cohort:

       Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
       Phlebotomy Technician (PHL)

The goal of the scholarship program is to encourage more ethnically diverse students to pursue careers in health. This scholarship program is only open to students that are either currently in, or have previously participated in Pipeline Programs.  Please direct any interested students to the ACHPP – Fast Response Scholarship Program Application: ACHPP Fast Response Scholarship Application.  Applications for the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and Phlebotomy Technician (PHL) Programs are due Tuesday, February 26th, 2014 by 9am.

Please note students are required to submit:
•       Online Application
•       Resume
•       Unofficial Transcripts
•       Essay Questions

Also, please note that students must be at least 18 by the time they start their training and must hold a high school diploma or have completed their GED. If you have any questions regarding the ACHPP – Fast Response Scholarship Program, please feel free to email Stacy Songco at

Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarships for Women

January 28, 2014 Leave a comment
TWO scholarships are being open to female healthcare students in the Bay Area-both undergraduate and graduate
Women Health Care Executives (WHCE) of Northern California, a professional association dedicated to the career advancement of women pursuing a career in health care is opening scholarships! Annually, WHCE offers the Lynn Adamson Memorial Scholarship to a graduate-level female student; the $5,000 scholarship and a one-year complimentary WHCE membership is given to a student who meets the eligibility and selection criteria. 
New this year — WHCE will also award a scholarship to a third-year undergraduate student dedicated to pursuing a health-related career.  The $2,500 scholarship and a one-year complimentary WHCE membership is awarded to a student who meets the eligibility and selection criteria. 
For more information — please visit the website: (click on “Scholarships”).  The application is due February 14th at 5PM and includes an application, 1 page resume, transcript, and recommendation letter.

Lower East Side People’s Federal Credit Union is NOW Accepting Scholarship Applications

November 19, 2013 Leave a comment

LES PEOPLE’S FCU is now accepting scholarship applications:

In an effort to help further the education of local high-school seniors, LES People’s FCU is offering two types of scholarships that students can benefit from:

 The statewide credit union scholarship program.- provides credit union members with $500 or $1,000 scholarships. Students/applicants will be competing against other credit union members from across the state. Last year, this program awarded $24,500 in scholarships to 37 students across New York.

 The Mary Spink college scholarship program.- provides local students/applicants two $500 scholarships. Students/applicants do not need to be members of the credit union.

Students can take advantage of this opportunity by completing three simple steps:

  1. Stop in at any LES People’s FCU branch to request a scholarship application form, or visit LES People’s FCU website to download an electronic application. Members of LES People’s FCU only need to apply for the state credit union scholarship program and their applications will be considered for the Mary Spink scholarship automatically. To become a member visit us or request a membership packet at our branch.

  2. Complete the application form and required essay and obtain the required transcripts, along with the signature of a parent or guardian.

  3. Return the completed application and supportive materials to LES People’s FCU no later than January 31, 2014.

There is no fee for submitting an application, but applicants MUST be:

• college-bound high school seniors at the time of application; and
• attending either a two- or four-year accredited educational institution for the first time in the fall of 2014.

In early spring, applications will be judged against other submissions statewide. Winners will be announced in April.

For more information about this scholarship program, contact LESPFCU by calling 212-529-8197 or emailing

Ford Presents: HBCU $75,000 Scholarship Challenge

October 17, 2013 Leave a comment

The Ford HBCU Community Challenge wants HBCU student teams to present their best ideas on “Building Sustainable Communities”.  One first-place student team will receive a grand prize of $75,000 in scholarships, university and community awards!


Don’t miss this opportunity to help your education and community go further. Register your team today!  Deadline for entries is November 10th, 2013.

For more information, visit .

From Failure to Promise Scholarship Essay Contest

September 16, 2013 Leave a comment

In 2010, Dr. C. Moorer published his ground breaking work, “From Failure to Promise: An Uncommon Path to Professoriate”. The author has told his story to inspire and motivate youth to reach great promise and their fullest potential.  Dr. C. Moorer invites high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate-level students with at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA to write an original essay.  The winning essay will receive a cash prize of $1500 and will be published on the “From Failure to Promise” website.

For more information on the essay guidelines, visit

To access the application form, click From Failure to Promise Essay Contest Application Form

Deadline: July 31st, 2014.

Spokeo Connections Scholarship

September 16, 2013 Leave a comment

The Spokeo Connections Scholarship is available to graduating high school seniors and full – time undergraduate students. To be eligible, you must submit a 1000 – to 1600 – word essay on one of the three given topics:

  1. Connections
  2. Relationships
  3. Access to data
  • Applicant must be either a recently graduated high school senior who will enroll as a freshman at a four-year or two-year college or university in the spring of 2014 OR a student currently enrolled on a full-time basis at an accredited four-year or two-year college or university.
  • Applicant must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the United States.
  • Essay must be no fewer than 1,000 words and no greater than 1,600 words.
  • Essay must be applicant’s original work.
  • Essay must be submitted no later than 11:59 p.m. November 20th, 2013.
  • The winning essay will be judged on the following criteria: content, style, creativity, and how persuasively the applicant presents his or her point of view. After the deadline of November 20th, 2013 all entries will be reviewed. After review the winning essay will be selected by a panel of three judges.
  • The applicant of the winning essay will receive a one-time scholarship of $1,000 to be applied to the following school-related expenses: tuition, fees, books, and on-campus room and board. Funds must be used in the 2013 -2014 academic year. Scholarship funds are provided by Spokeo and will be paid via mail to the accredited college or university of the winning applicant’s choosing.
Submission Of Materials
  • All entries must be entered through the official Spokeo Connections Scholarship submission form, which can be found here . No paper or hard copy submissions will be accepted. All essays must be written in English. Submissions must be uploaded in either a Microsoft Word or PDF format.  Materials required include original essay AND current transcript.
  • Current Spokeo employees or the immediate family of current Spokeo employees are not eligible for entry. All applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States. Applicants must either be an incoming college freshman for the fall 2013 academic semester or a current undergraduate or graduate student of any accredited two or four year college or university. To see if your school is eligible please see:

For more information, visit