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College Scholarship #1

Young Women in Public Affairs) Award

The Young Women in Public Affairs (YWPA) Awards program recognizes young women for their demonstrated leadership skills and commitment to public service and civic causes and encourages them to continue their participation in public and political life.

Since the program’s inception, Zonta has given 601 awards to 534 young women from 50 countries.

Established in 1990 by Past International President Leneen Forde, the Young Women in Public Affairs Award honors young women of age 16 to 19, who demonstrate a commitment to leadership in public policy, government and volunteer organizations. The program operates at the Zonta club, district and international levels. Zonta clubs provide awards for club recipients, and district and international awards are funded by the Zonta International Foundation. District recipients receive US$1,000, and five international recipients are selected from the district recipients to receive awards of US$3,000 each.

Women of any nationality who are students of age 16-19, living or studying in a Zonta district/region at the time of application and demonstrate evidence of the following are eligible to apply:

  • Active commitment to volunteerism
  • Experience in local or student government
  • Volunteer leadership achievements
  • Knowledge of Zonta International and its programs
  • Advocating in Zonta International’s mission of advancing the status of women worldwide

Applications for the 2012 Young Women in Public Affairs Award must be received by the assigned deadline that is declared by the applicant’s local Zonta club. The 2012 recipients will be chosen by 1 July 2012.




College Scholarship #2

DLG Viral Video Scholarship Contest™

The DLG Viral Video Scholarship Contest™ was created as a community service project to help educate the public on safe driving practices by awarding a scholarship to the film student or video production enthusiast who creates the best public service announcement video.

Viral Video Scholarship Subject/Theme: Public Service Announcements (PSAs): Any topic on public safety Video can cover any topic about public safety. Topics such as but not limited to; Safe driving, bicycle safety, pedestrian awareness.

High School Winner: $1,500
College/University Winner: $1,500

Deadline:   March 31,   2012




College Scholarship #3

Swackhamer Video Contest

What School Didn’t Teach Us: The Truth about Nuclear Weapons

Historically and through to the present day, the profound dangers of nuclear weapons have been downplayed or altogether ignored by the mainstream media and educational system.

Make a video of three minutes or less that addresses “what school didn’t teach us: the truth about nuclear weapons.” Winning videos will highlight some of the many dangerous truths about nuclear weapons for the world to see.


Deadline:   April 1,   2012




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College Scholarship #4

2012-13 AICPA Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students

The AICPA Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students provides financial awards to outstanding minority students to encourage their pursuit of accounting as a major and their ultimate entry into the profession. Scholarship funding is provided by the AICPA Foundation, with contributions from the New Jersey Society of CPAs, the Accounting Education Foundation of the Texas Society of CPAs and Robert Half International.

80 recipients receive individual awards of $3,000 per academic year.

Deadline:   April 1,   2012




College Scholarship #5

ANS Incoming Freshman Scholarship

ANS Incoming Freshman Scholarships are awarded to graduating high-school seniors who have enrolled, full-time, in college courses and are pursuing a degree in nuclear engineering or have the intent to pursue a degree in nuclear engineering. ANS will give a maximum of four Incoming Freshman Scholarships annually. Each award is $1000.

The Scholarships are awarded based on an applicant’s high school academic achievement, freshman college courses enrolled in, quality and content of 500-word essay, letters of recommendation by counselors and/or teachers, and other information.

Deadline:   April 1,   2012




College Scholarship #6

Davis-Putter Scholarship

The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund has applications available for student activists who are building progressive movements for social change and will be enrolled in school during the 2012-13 academic year.

The maximum grant is $10,000 and may be considerably smaller depending on the applicant’s circumstances and the funding available. All the funds come from individual donors and there are 25-30 grants awarded each year. Grants are for one year although students may re-apply for subsequent years.

Deadline:   April 1,   2012






College Scholarship #7

Tylenol Scholarship Program

Tylenol is awarding $250,000 in scholarships to students pursuing degrees in healthcare who are committed to a future of caring for others and who excel in academics, leadership and community service.

40 applicants will receive up to $10,000.

Deadline:   May 31,   2012




College Scholarship #8


The goal of this award is to promote awareness around the importance of recycling.

The scholarship is open to US residents who are college bound, who will begin college in 2012 or 2013, as well as any student currently enrolled in any accredited institution.

To be eligible you must:

  • Be a 13+ year old US Resident currently enrolled in college or planning to attend college in 2012 or 2013
  • Explain how you “reduce, reuse, and recycle”. Post a YouTube video, Tweet about it, or write about recycling on your Facebook wall.

Deadline:   March 31,   2012




College Scholarship #9

CIEE Student Scholarship Programs for Education Abroad

The CIEE Global Access Initiative (GAIN), starting in Summer 2012, was created to help overcome the main barriers to study abroad, namely, challenges of cost and curriculum requirements. GAIN will aide in diversifying study abroad by providing opportunities for students who are economically challenged, from diverse backgrounds, or underrepresented fields of study.

CIEE is providing one million dollars each year through grants and scholarships to expand access for students for full-year, semester, and summer study abroad programs. GAIN will also provide grants and scholarships to students who are selected as awardees by the highly respected Benjamin A. Gilman and David L. Boren Scholarship programs.

The GAIN Scholarship was developed to aide in diversifying study abroad by providing opportunities for students who are economically challenged, from diverse backgrounds, students with documented disabilities, or underrepresented fields of study.

Available to CIEE Study Center applicants only. The applicant must self-identify as one or more of the following:

  • majoring in an academic area traditionally underrepresented in study abroad
  • a member of a social or ethnic group traditionally underrepresented in study abroad
  • a 1st generation college student
  • a military veteran or ROTC member
  • an NCAA athlete
  • a non-traditionally aged student
  • have demonstrated financial need and/or
  • otherwise define barriers to overcome in order to be able to study abroad

In your Scholarship Essay, you will be asked to address the following additional questions:

  • Please define what barrier(s) you have or will need to overcome to be able to study abroad (academic, social, or personal)?/li> 
  • As a person who will have overcome barriers in order to have this international experience, how do you plan to encourage other students with similar challenges to study abroad?

Awards range from $1000-$5000, depending on duration of study and financial need

Deadline:   April 1,   2012




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College Scholarship #10

AARP Foundation Women’s Scholarship Program

The AARP Foundation Women’s Scholarship Program is helping win back opportunity for low income 50+ women by funding education, training, and skills upgrades that can lead to better employment and increased financial security for women and their families.

Eligibility Requirements

An applicant for the AARP Foundation Women’s Scholarship Program must be:

  • Women, age 50+ by March 30, 2012
  • Low-income/li>
  • Pursuing a technical or vocational education, an associates degree, or a bachelor’s degree/li>
  • Enrolled in a U.S. Department of Education accredited school or techinical program within 6 months of the scholarship award date

Deadline:   March 30,   2012




College Scholarship #11

2012-13 AICPA John L. Carey Scholarship

The AICPA John L. Carey Scholarship program provides financial assistance to liberal arts and non-business degree holders who are pursuing both graduate studies in accounting and the CPA licensure. These awards are intended to encourage students with little or no previous accounting education to consider professional accounting careers.

10 recipients receive $5,000

Deadline:   April 1,   2012




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Deadline:   April 30,   2012

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College, Grad Students, and recent Alumni

$1000 awarded each month

Next monthly deadline:   March 31,   2012

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Are you a student athlete who excels in academics and community service?   High school seniors who understand the importance of eating a balanced breakfast,   with nutrient rich milk,   can now apply for the 2012 SAMMY Scholarship!

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  • Receive a $7,500 college scholarship
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Applicant Eligibility:

  • Person being nominated (“Applicant”)   must be a legal resident of the United States (excluding Puerto Rico)   or the District of Columbia,
  • who, as of November 17, 2011, is enrolled as full-time student in a state-accredited private or public high school,   in good standing in grade 12 with a minimum GPA of 3.20,
  • and who participates in a high school sport or club sport during the 2011-2012 school year,   as determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion.
  • Applicants cannot be on suspension or other disciplinary probation imposed by the school or school system at any time in the 2011-2012 school year.
  • Applicants cannot have been arrested,   charged with,   or convicted of any crime. Sponsors may,   in their sole discretion,   complete a background check of Applicant including civil,   financial,   driver-history,   any drug or alcohol dependency or treatment,   criminal arrests or convictions,   or law suits   –   either settled or still pending.
  • If selected as a potential winner,   in order to avail himself/herself of the prize,   Applicant must graduate at the end of the regular 2011-2012 school year and be enrolled as a full-time student matriculating at a State accredited four year college or university,   approved by Sponsors,   carrying a minimum of 12 credits for the 2012 Fall semester.
  • Trade,   vocational and community colleges are not eligible.

Deadline:   March 19,   2012




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Kohl’s Cares® Scholarship Program

The Kohl’s Cares® Scholarship Program recognizes and rewards young volunteers (ages 6-18) who help make their communities a better place to live.


  • Must be between the ages of 6 and 18 and not yet a high school graduate.
  • Actions must be described in detail and should document efforts above and beyond what is expected of a child his or her age.
  • Volunteer efforts must have occurred in the last year.
  • Winners are chosen based on the project, benefits and outcome.

This year, more than 2,200 kids will be recognized with over $440,000 in scholarships and prizes.

  • Store Winners will receive a $50 Kohl’s Gift Card.
  • Regional Winners will each be awarded a $1,000 scholarship for post-secondary education.
  • National Winners will each be awarded a total of $10,000 in scholarships for post-secondary education and Kohl’s will donate $1,000 to a non-profit organization on each winner’s behalf.

Deadline:   March 15,   2012




Cappex $1,000 “GPA Isn’t Everything”   Scholarship Scholarships

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Deadline:   March 31,   2012

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Walmart Foundation Scholarship Programs

At the Walmart Foundation,   we believe that a good education creates opportunities that lead to a better life. To help offset rising college tuition costs,   we recently awarded more than $10 million in academic scholarships to help students enroll in higher education in the 2011-2012 school year.

The Walmart Foundation offers two scholarship programs that benefit Walmart associates and their high school senior dependents.

The Walmart Associate Scholarship
The Walmart Associate Scholarship is a college scholarship that is available associates in any division of Walmart and Sam’s Club. Associates must be based in the U.S. and should demonstrate financial need and involvement in their community.

The Walmart Associate Scholarship is available for associates seeking certificates,   associates, bachelors,   and graduate degrees through accredited institutions of higher education and for associates participating in the Lifelong Learning Program through American Public University. The Foundation accepts applications and awards Walmart Associate Scholarships four times a year.

Deadline:   March 1,   2012

The Walmart Dependent Scholarship
The Walmart Dependent Scholarship is a $13,000 scholarship paid out over four years.

Applicants must be dependents of Walmart or Sam’s Club associates in any U.S. division,   have at least a 2.0 high school GPA and prove financial need.

Deadline:   March 15,   2012




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Applicants for the scholarship offer must be:

  • 18 years or older
  • Permanent residents of the (50) United States
  • Of active duty, inactive reservist or veteran status, either currently or within the next six months.

Deadline:   March 31,   2012

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LIFE Lessons Scholarship Program

The nonprofit LIFE Foundation will award a total of $110,000 in scholarships to deserving college-age students who submit either a 500-word essay or 3-minute video describing how their lives have been affected, both financially and emotionally, by the death of a parent or guardian. LIFE will grant college scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 to eligible students.

The LIFE Lessons Scholarship Program is accepting applications from anyone between the ages of 17 and 24 who have been accepted to, or are currently enrolled in, a college, university, or trade school, and have suffered the loss of a parent or legal guardian.

In all, 59 scholarships will be awarded, 50 in the essay category and nine in the video category. LIFE will award two $10,000 grand-prize scholarships, which will be chosen from the pool of first runners-up from the essay and video categories. In addition to the two grand-prize scholarships, five first runners-up in the essay category and one first runner-up in the video category will be selected and awarded $5,000. The grand-prize winner in the video category will be chosen by the public in an online vote that will take place in the summer of 2012 on the LIFE Foundation website. The remaining scholarship money will be awarded in the form of six $2,500 and 45 $1,000 runner-up scholarships.

Deadline:   March 12,   2012




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Dolphin Scholarship Foundation

Dolphin Scholarship Foundation currently sponsors 127 students, who each receive an annual scholarship of $3,400. Each recipient may potentially receive a total of $13,600 for up to eight semesters of undergraduate study. The number of new awards granted each year is determined by graduation/attrition of current Dolphin Scholars and donations. Dolphin Scholarship Foundation is proud to have awarded over eight million dollars to more than 1,000 students attending universities and colleges through the United States.


  • High school senior or college student
  • Child or stepchild of member or former member of the U.S. Navy Submarine Force
  • Unmarried on March 15
  • Under age 24 on March 15
  • Scholar must attend a four year accredited college or university and intend to work toward a BS or BA degree

Deadline:   Completed applications and all required documents must be on premises by March 15,   2012




Lemelson-MIT InvenTeams

Lemelson-MIT InvenTeams is a national grants initiative of the Lemelson-MIT Program that provides a unique opportunity for high school students to gain hands-on experience in the exciting and rewarding world of invention.

InvenTeam projects span many fields from assistive devices to environmental technologies and consumer goods. Applicants are encouraged to consider needs of the world’s poorest people (those earning $2/day) when brainstorming invention ideas. Some InvenTeams pursue inventions that also augment STEM curriculum such as Project Lead the Way.

Up to $10,000 for the team

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  • Early feedback deadline: March 1,   2012
  • Initial application deadline: April 6,   2012
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  • Final application deadline: September 7,   2012
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Young Native Writers Essay Contest

The Young Native Writers Essay Contest is a writing contest for Native American high school students and is designed to encourage young Native Americans to think about the critical issues impacting their tribal communities today.

High school students responding to this year’s writing contest should write an essay of no more than 1,200 words that addresses the following prompt:

“Describe a crucial issue confronting your tribal community today. Explain how you hope to help your tribal community respond to this challenge and improve its future.”

The 2012 Young Native Writers Essay Contest is open to Native American high school students currently enrolled in grades 9-12 only. All students participating in Young Native Writers Essay Contest should have a significant and current relationship with a Native American tribal community.

Five (5) First-Place Winners will each receive an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C., the week of July 8-14, 2012 to visit the National Museum of the American Indian and other prominent sites. In addition, each First-Place Winner will receive a scholarship of $2,500

Deadline:   April 30,   2012




National Association of Women in Construction

College Students studying the construction trades
Financial need is taken into consideration

The NAWIC Founders’ Scholarship Foundation is an equal opportunity organization, and encourages applications from all individuals.


Deadline:   March 15,   2012




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Next qualifying deadline:   March 31,   2012

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LIN Media Minority Scholarship and Training Program

LIN Media is now accepting applications for its Minority Scholarship and Training Program and will award one broadcast television scholarship/internship and one digital media scholarship/internship in April 2012, to commence in Summer 2012.

Each student will receive a two-year scholarship for up to ten thousand dollars ($10,000) per year, which can be used towardtuition, fees, books, and room and board. In addition, LIN Media will provide each student with hands-on training through a paid internship program at one of its television stations around the country. The Minority Scholarship recipients will be assigned full-time positions at LIN Media upon graduation and successful completion of the training program.


  • Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA and be a declared major in broadcast journalism, digital multimedia, mass/speech/digital communication, television production, or marketing, at an accredited university or college within the United States.
  • Applicant must have completed sufficient semester hours or similar educational units to be classified by his/her college or university as a sophomore.
  • Applicant must be a citizen of the United States, or have permanent resident status; and be of non-white origin.

Deadline:   March 16,   2012




Ayn Rand Novels – Anthem Essay Contest Information

Open to students in 6th, 9th or 10th grade.

Select one of 3 topics and write an essay from 600-1200 words

First Prize: $2,000
5 Second Prizes: $500
10 Third Prizes: $200
45 Finalists: $50
175 Semifinalists: $30

Deadline:   March 20,   2012




Scholarships 4 Dads

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Next qualifying deadline:   March 31,   2012




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Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation

The Scholarship Foundation’s purpose is to provide scholarships to qualified and interested students who want to prepare for careers in this growing, dynamic industry. The Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation was organized in 1956 by concerned industry leaders as a nonprofit, private, industry-directed corporation to develop and award scholarship and fellowship assistance to talented young men and women who are interested in graphic communication careers. PGSF is able to help over 200 students annually.

To be eligible to compete for one of our scholarship awards, you must have the following:

  • Pursuing a career in graphic communications, printing technology, printing management or publishing.
  • A high school senior or high school graduate.
  • A student who is enrolled in a two or four year accredited graphic or printing program at a technical school, college or university within the United States.
  • Applicant must be a full-time student.
  • Be able to maintain a cumulative g.p.a of 3.0 or higher.

Scholarship acceptance and renewal would be contingent on students maintaining a connection on Facebook and giving back by building PGSF awareness through the Facebook community.

Deadline:   April 1,   2012




NAWIC Founders’ Scholarship Foundation

Each year the National Association of Women in Construction awards over $25,000 to worthy recipients in construction-related programs. Award amounts range from $500 to $2,500.

Separate applications for Undergraduates and Construction Trades applicants.

Deadline:   March 15,   2012




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U.S. Bank Scholarship Program

40 Scholarships of $1000 will be awarded.

Apply online. Winners will be selected at random.

In order to be eligible for the U.S. Bank Scholarship Program, a student must be:

  • A high school senior planning to enroll or a current college freshmen, sophomore or junior at an eligible four-year college or university participating in the U.S. Bank Student Loan Program.
  • Enrolled by September 2012.
  • A United States citizen or permanent resident alien.

Deadline:   March 31,   2012




LULAC National Scholarship Fund

Multiple awards ranging from $250-$2000


  • Must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident
  • Must have applied to or be enrolled in a college, university, or graduate school, including 2-year colleges, or vocational schools that lead to an associate’s degree
  • A student will not be eligible for a scholarship if he/she is related to a scholarship committee member, the Council President, or an individual contributor to the local funds of the Council
  • Students from ALL BACKGROUNDS are encouraged to apply

AWARD CRITERIA: Applicants are eligible for the following three types of scholarship awards:

  1. National Scholastic Achievement Awards 
    • The student has a GPA of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale or equivalent, and, if the student is an entering freshman
    • The student scores 29 or higher on the ACT test, or 1350 or higher on the SAT test.
  2. Honors Awards
    • The student has a GPA of 3.25 or better on a 4.0 scale or equivalent, and, if the student is an entering freshman
    • The student scores 23 or higher on the ACT test, or 1100 or higher on the SAT test.
  3. General Awards
    Grades and academic performance will serve as indicators of potential; however, emphasis may be placed on the individual’s motivation, sincerity, and integrity, which can best be revealed through a personal interview and in the personal essay. Need, community involvement, and leadership activities will also be considered.

For consideration of an Honors or NSA award, entering college freshman must also submit:

  • Unofficial high school or college transcript with GPA
  • Copy of ACT or SAT score report (official College Board copy not required.

Deadline:   March 31,   2012





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The Emerging Scholars Award

Emerging Scholars reflects NSCS’ ongoing commitment to supporting high-achieving students and fostering early collegiate success. The NSCS Emerging Scholars program will award high school seniors $1,000 toward their college tuition.

In addition to the available scholarships, applicants and their families will be invited to attend the Emerging Scholars Summit, a virtual one-hour summit hosted by our engaging speaker, Andrew (Drew) Newton. The Emerging Scholars Summit will provide useful information regarding college expectations, perseverance, integrity, leadership and preparing for overall college success.


  • Students must be a current high school senior and have a 3.5 or higher GPA (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Students must also have scored in the top 20 percent for ACT and/orSAT (a score of 25 or higher for ACT and 1780 or higher for SAT)
  • All applications must be accompanied by one letter of recommendation


Deadline:   April 8,   2012




Women in Games Scholarship

Inaugurated in 2009, the Women in Games scholarship is a full-tuition scholarship for one female game designer and aims to increase the profile of, and opportunities for, women in the game industry.

Open to High School Graduates 19 years and older.

Deadline:   March 31,   2012






National Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarships

The NSDAR awards multiple scholarships to students showing dedication to the pursuit of degrees in diverse disciplines including history, law, nursing, and education.

The DAR Scholarship Committee awards scholarships to qualified applicants regardless of race, religion, sex or national origin. All multi-year scholarships, typically renewable up to four years, must be for consecutive years of attendance at an accredited college or university in the United States. The only exception is the American Indian Scholarship that is available for students pursuing vocational training.

All applicants must be citizens of the United States and must attend or plan to attend an accredited college or university in the United States. DAR chapter sponsorship is not required; however, a chapter or state chairman may work with the applicant to put the information together to send to the DAR Scholarship Committee.

24 scholarships – Amounts up to $5,000 (renewable up to 4 years totalling $20,000)

Deadlines:   April 15,   2012




SHPE Foundation Scholarship Program

Merit-based and need-based general scholarships are awarded, in the amount of $1,000 – $3,000, to qualified high school graduating seniors, undergraduate students, and graduate students who demonstrate both significant motivation and aptitude for a career in science, technology, engineering or mathematics.


  • Hispanic-descent
  • U.S. citizenship is not required.
  • Be accepted into or attending an accredited 2-year or 4-year college or university in the United States or Puerto Rico.
  • Be enrolled full-time (12 hrs undergraduate, 9 hrs graduate) during the academic year. High school graduating seniors must be graduating from an accredited U.S. high school with a diploma.
  • Minimum GPA: 3.00 on a 4.0 for high school seniors and undergraduates; 3.25 on a 4.0 scale for graduate students.
  • Major in science, technology, engineering, mathematics or a related field.
  • Be pursuing your first bachelors, masters or doctoral degree. (Students pursuing a second bachelors, etc. are not eligible).

Deadline:   April 1,   2012




Google United Negro College Fund Scholarship

When it comes to higher education for promising scholars,   we don’t want anything to stand in the way. That’s why Google is proud to support the work of UNCF. Google is committed to helping the innovators of the future make the most of their talents by providing scholarships and retreats for students pursuing a computer science or computer engineering degree or a degree in a closely related field with a high volume of computer science related courses.

Selected students will each receive a $10,000 scholarship for the 2012-13 academic year,   and be invited to attend the all-expenses paid Annual Google Scholars’ Retreat at the Googleplex in Mountain View,   California in 2012.

In order to apply,   students must meet the above criteria while maintaining a record of strong academic performance. (UNCF requires a minimum 2.5 GPA for students applying to any UNCF administered scholarship program) Students must also be enrolled at a 4-year college/university in the fall 2012 to receive the scholarship.

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Deadline:   March 18,   2012




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American Wine Society Scholarship

The AWSEF annually awards academic scholarships to support full-time graduate students pursuing degrees in enology, viticulture, or health aspects of wine.

Applicants must be North American citizens or permanent residents (U.S., Canada, Mexico, Bahamas, and West Indies Islands) and enrolled in a college or university program leading to an MS or PhD degree.

The American Wine Society Educational Foundation annually awards academic scholarships (currently $3,500) to support university graduate students pursuing an academic career in enology, viticulture, or health aspects of wine.

Deadline:   March 31,   2012




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Semester at Sea 2012 – Short Term

For more than 30 years, the Institute for Shipboard Education (ISE) has offered students a unique view of the world aboard a floating university. This is a once in a lifetime educational opportunity where you will develop an appreciation of cultural diversity.

NSCS and ISE will be awarding 3 NSCS members $3,475 for the short voyage that takes place from May 21 – June 15.


  • Must have at least a 3.4 GPA
  • Must be an NSCS member in good standing
  • Must be accepted and enrolled in the Semester at Sea
  • Must have a completed member profile

Deadline:   April 3,   2012






AICPA/Accountemps Student Scholarship

AICPA and Accountemps offer the AICPA/Accountemps Student Scholarship to provide financial assistance to outstanding accounting students who demonstrate potential to become leaders in the CPA profession.

Recipients receive $2,500 for one year.

Deadline:   April 1,   2012




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The Association of Government Accountants Academic Scholarships

Are you or a family member pursuing undergraduate or graduate studies in disciplines such as accounting, auditing, budgeting, economics, finance, information technology, public administration, etc.? If so, consider applying for an AGA National Academic Scholarship today!

Each year, AGA National awards:

  • Up to four $3,000 full-time merit scholarships to AGA members and their family members,
  • Up to one $1,000 part-time merit scholarships to AGA members and their family members, and
  • Up to one $3,000 community service scholarship

Academic scholarships are awarded to High School Applicants, Undergraduate Applicants, & Graduate Applicants

Deadline:   March 30,   2012

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United Negro College Fund (UNCF)

The UNCF Program Services Department manages various scholarship programs. Each program has its own eligibility criteria, open/close dates and required documentation. To apply for a UNCF scholarship, you must apply through the on-line application process.

Specific programs are targeted toward High School, Undergraduate and Graduate students. Check site for details.

Deadline:   Various deadlines





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March 31,   2012




WyzAnt College Scholarship

For 2011-2012, our annual college scholarships feature $10,000 in total prize money!

Applicants will be required to write an essay in English of no more than 300 words answering the question: “What is the most important lesson you have learned in your life?” The essay must be the sole original work of the Applicant and there may be only one entry per Applicant.

Prior to April 1,   2012, all visitors to WyzAnt’s website will be able to vote on previously submitted essays. Only one vote per essay, per site user is allowed. At the conclusion of this period, the ten essays with the highest total number of votes will be selected for a final round. In addition, ten essays will be selected by WyzAnt staff for the final round. WyzAnt’s decisions are at its sole discretion.

Prior to May 1,   2012, a second round of evaluation will take place during which current WyzAnt tutors will be allowed to vote on the twenty finalists.

At the conclusion of this period, the three Applicants whose essays have secured the highest total votes will be awarded scholarships of $5,000,   $3,000 and $2,000 respectively.

Anyone who plans to be enrolled in a four year college or university sometime between August 1, 2012 and November 1, 2014 is encouraged to apply. This includes most high school sophomores through college juniors.




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Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation

The directors of the Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation take pleasure in announcing the annual national competition for over 200 scholarships to be awarded for professional and executive careers in the graphic communication industry.

The Scholarship Foundation’s purpose is to provide scholarships to qualified and interested students who want to prepare for careers in this growing, dynamic industry. The Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation was organized in 1956 by concerned industry leaders as a nonprofit, private, industry-directed corporation to develop and award scholarship and fellowship assistance to talented young men and women who are interested in graphic communication careers. PGSF is able to help over 200 students annually.

To be eligible to compete for one of our scholarship awards, you must have the following:

  • Pursuing a career in graphic communications, printing technology, printing management or publishing.
  • A high school senior or high school graduate.
  • A student who is enrolled in a two or four year accredited graphic or printing program at a technical school, college or university within the United States.
  • Applicant must be a full-time student.
  • Be able to maintain a cumulative g.p.a of 3.0 or higher.

$1,000-5,000 yearly (renewable)

Deadline:   April 1,   2012




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Christian Connector

4 scholarships!!!

There is one drawing winner selected for Christian colleges and Bible colleges (undergraduate),

another for Seminaries and Christian Graduate Schools (graduate),

one for Distance Learning (Undergraduate or Graduate),

and also one for a missions trip or career missionary.


May 31, 2012

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Universum Scholarship

2 @ $2000

Universum’s mission is to be a global meeting place for talent and employers; offering services and products that help employers attract, recruit and retain ideal talent while helping talent learn about ideal employers. Universum has partnered with NSCS to provide two (2) $2000 dollar scholarships and the opportunity for the recipient to attend the 2012 Employer Branding Conference / UNIVERSUM Awards in New York City.


  • Must have at least a 3.4 GPA
  • Must be an NSCS member in good standing
  • Must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program in an accredited institution
  • Must have a completed member profile
  • Must have completed the Universum survey
  • Must be able to attend the 2012 Employer Branding Conference/Universum Awards in NYC on May 10th if selected for the scholarship. A $250 stipend will be provided by Universum to defray the cost of travel.

Deadline:   March 23,   2012


Christian College Scholarship Program

May 31, 2012

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AICPA Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students

The AICPA Minority Scholarship awards outstanding minority students to encourage their selection of accounting as a major and their ultimate entry into the profession. For over four decades, this program has provided over $14.6 million in scholarships to approximately 8,000 accounting scholars.

For the 2011-12 academic year, 78 accounting students were awarded a total of $233,300. Demonstrating exceptional academic achievement, leadership and commitment to pursuing the CPA designation, these students represent 57 schools in 36 states across the country.

Recipients receive individual awards of $3,000 per academic year.

Deadline:   April 1,   2012







The Princess Grace Awards Program

the Princess Grace Foundation-USA is dedicated to identifying and assisting emerging talent in theater, dance, and film by awarding grants in the form of scholarships, apprenticeships, and fellowships.

Working in conjunction with nominating schools and non-profit companies, the Princess Grace Awards recognize the talent of individual artists in theater, dance, and film.

This unique collaborative process fills vast voids in the artistic community: scholarships, apprenticeships, and fellowships give emerging artists the financial assistance and moral encouragement to focus on artistic excellence; monetary support for the nominating organizations eases fund raising challenges, directing resources toward the creative process.

All applicants must be US Citizens or have obtained permanent resident status, and each grant must be completed in the United States. All nominating organizations must have 501(c)(3) status. Each category has unique guidelines specific to the discipline.

Application procedures and deadlines vary by category.

  • Applicants must be nominated by the dean/department chair of their academic program (if applying for a scholarship) or the artistic director of a company (if applying for an apprenticeship or fellowship).
  • Film Scholarships are available only to graduate or undergraduate students who will be working on their thesis films during the annual grant period September 1 – August 31. Students must be attending a school on the Foundation’s list of approved institutions.
  • Availability and deadlines for applications:
    • Theater and Playwriting   -   Postmark deadline March 31, 2012
    • Dance: Performance and Dance: Choreography   –   Postmark deadline April 30, 2012
    • Film   –   Postmark deadline June 1, 2012
    • Special Project and Works in Progress   –   Postmark deadline May 15, 2012




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Universal Technical Institute Scholarships

Scholarships for Universal Technical Institute, the premier provider of technician training for students seeking a rewarding career in the automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle, and marine industries.

Various deadlines and award amounts

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May 31, 2012

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For college students in leadership capacity

There are several programs with deadlines year round.




Live Poets Society of New Jersey

All U.S. high school students are eligible to enter up until May 31st of their senior year.

Poems must be 20 lines or less, unpublished, the sole work of the entrant, and not be entered in any other concurrent contest.

Only ONE poem per poet may be entered into each contest.



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