Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Scholarships with November Due Dates

Minority Science Program, University of California, Irvine
Contact: Luis Mota-Bravo, 423 Steinhaus Hall, Irvine CA 92697-1024, (949) 824-6463, e-mail: jjrea@uci.edu, http://www.uci.edu/,
Eligibility: Contact for details
Award: Contact for details; Deadline: November 1

Contact: 401 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611, Tel: (312) 644-6610 Fax: (312) 321-5194, www.proudlady.org/scholar/, e-mail: AHBAI@SBA.COM;
Eligibility: High school seniors planning to major in cosmetology, must be enrolled in a four-year college as freshmen, must have minimum 3.0 GPA, based on financial need
Award: $250-$500; Deadline: November 8

National Science Foundation Fellowship
Contact: Oakridge Association University, P.O. Box 3010, Oakridge, TN 37831-3010, (865) 241-4300, Fax: (866) 353-0905, www.orau.org/nsf/nsffel.htm, e-mail: nsfgrfp@orau.gov; Eligibility: Students interested in obtaining a graduate degree in mathematical, physical, engineering, and social sciences. Must be a U.S. citizen.
Award: $12,300; renewable;Deadline: November 14

Voice of Democracy Scholarship Program, Veterans of Foreign War
Contact: Gordon Thorson, Director, VFW National Headquarters, 406 W. 34th St., Kansas City, MO 64111(816) 756-3390, www.vfw.org/yourtown/you_VoiceOf.htm, e-mail: info@vfw.org; Eligibility: U.S. high school students in grades 9-12. Students must submit a 3-5 minute essay for local competition. Selected candidates compete on state and national levels. Contact your high school counselor or local VFW Post.
Award: Contact for details, up to $25,000; Deadline: November 15

EMI/Selena Scholarship Program
Contact: Citizens’ Scholarship Foundation of America, Attn: Scholarship Management Services, 1505 Riverview Road, P.O. Box 297, St. Peter, MN 56082, (507) 931-0414
Eligibility: Applicants must be Hispanic Americans enrolled as full time sophomores at an accredited 2-year college or technical school, and planning transfer to a 4-year college or university. They must have earned at least a 3.0 GPA in their college classes.
Award: $2,500; Deadline: November

Contact: http://www.whymilk.com/;
Eligibility: Open to graduating high school senior scholar athletes must demonstrate excellence in academics, athletic performance, leadership and community service to be eligible for this award must also be a resident of one of the 48 contiguous states or the District of Columbia. Award: $7,500; Deadline: November

San Jose Mercury News Scholarship
Contact: 750 Ridder Park Road, San Jose, CA 95190, (408) 271-3624, Fax: (408) 271-3689 Eligibility: As part of the application process, the applicant must write an essay. Selected students will advance to a national competition.
Award: $500; Deadline: November

Science Talent Search Scholarship
Contact: Kimberly Stafford, William Saunders, Science Service, Inc., 1719 N. Street, NW , Washington, DC. 20036http://www.sciserv.org/, e-mail: sciedu@sciserv.org, (202) 785-2255 Eligibility: High school seniors. Submit a written report or an independent research report in science, mathematics or engineering. Must request entry form from science service in mid-August.
Award: $5,000-$100,000; Deadline: November

U.S. Department of Education, Upward Bound Program
Contact: Gabie Watts for CA programs or your high school counselor for programs in your area.1990 Kay St., N. West 7000, Washington , D.C., (202) 502-7600,
Eligibility: High school students who would be first generation college students and/or from low-income families.
Award: Contact for details; Deadline: Contact for details (Nov/Dec)

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