Scholarship Directory

Scholarships by State

There's no place like home, and no matter where you live in the US, your home state can help you pay for college. Find the free money that you need for school when you look through our list of state residency scholarships. From sea to shining sea, high school and college students can find the right scholarship by state.

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Scholarship details
Scholarship Name Amount Deadline
ACIA Scholarships $8,000 November 30

Eligibility: This scholarship helps students studying in fields related to the concrete industry. Criteria: * High school senior * Accepted into an engineering college and pursuing a degree in civil or structural engineering, architecture or studies related to the concrete construction/materials industry or a trade/technical school with course work related to the concrete construction industry or the concrete or masonry trades * Alabama resident * 2.5 or higher GPA. Applications available: From your school's guidance office. Requires: Application form, letter of recommendation and essay.

How to apply: Applications are available from your school's guidance office. An application form, letter of recommendation and essay are required.

Alabama Concrete Industries Association 2000 Southbridge Parkway Suite 600 Birmingham, AL 35209

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Alabama Student Grant Program Up to $1,200 September 15, January 16, February 15, April 17

Eligibility: Applicants must be Alabama residents attending or planning to attend Birmingham-Southern College, Concordia College, Faulkner University, Huntingdon College, Judson College, Miles College, Oakwood College, Samford University, Selma University, Southeastern Bible College, Southern Vocational College, Spring Hill College, Stillman College or the University of Mobile.

How to apply: Contact the college financial aid office.

State of Alabama Commission on Higher Education 100 N. Union Street P.O. Box 302000 Montgomery, AL 36130-2000

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Animal Health International FFA Scholarship $1,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be working towards a 4-year degree in animal or dairy science at a U.S. institution. They must also be under 23 years of age and current members of FFA. Applicants must be residents of one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington or Wyoming. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Birdsong Peanuts FFA Scholarship $1,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must produce peanuts or come from peanut-producing families. They must also be current FFA members under the age of 23 working towards degrees in agriculture or agribusiness at U.S. institutions. Applicants must be residents of Alabama, Florida or Georgia. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Charles Clarke Cordle Memorial Scholarship $1,000 January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must have any class of ham radio license, have a minimum 2.5 GPA and be residents of and attend school in Georgia or Alabama.

How to apply: Applications are available online but may not be completed electronically. All completed applications must be mailed.

American Radio Relay League Foundation 225 Main Street Newington, CT 06111

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Curwen-Guidry-Blackburn Scholarship Fund $500 March 15

Eligibility: Students must be high school seniors and currently bowling in a USBC Certified Youth League. Students must reside in a Southern Bowling Congress member state which include Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee and Texas. Students must have bowled in a USBC Certified Youth League three of four years in high school and bowled 75 percent of the league schedule. Students must have grade point average of 2.50 on a 4.0 scale

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official high school grade and credits transcript with a minimum of six semesters of information that includes ACT and/or SAT scores and a personal letter of recommendation from high school principal or counselor are required.

Southern Bowling Congress 9817 Miller Road Sherwood, AR 72120

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Dixie Boys Baseball Scholarship Program $1,250 April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must plan to pursue undergraduate studies at a college or university. An application, financial statement, two recommendation letters, proof of baseball participation, transcript and essay are required. Selection is based on class rankings, strong school and community leadership and financial need. Programs are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Dixie Boys Baseball P.O. Box 8263 Dothan, AL 36304

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Dixie Youth Scholarship Program $2,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must have been registered on a Dixie Youth Baseball team participating in a franchised Dixie Youth Baseball Inc. league prior to reaching age thirteen. Selection is based on financial need, scholastic record and citizenship. Programs are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

How to apply: Contact your local league officials or a district, state or national director for an application, and applications are also available online.

Dixie Youth Baseball P.O. Box 877 Marshall, TX 75671

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Dr. Donald L. Moak Scholarship $2,000 February 3

Eligibility: Applicants must be Alabama residents with a parent who is employed full-time at an Alabama bank. They must be high school seniors at the time of application and plan to enroll in a college or university full-time. SAT or ACT scores are required, but there is no minimum score to be considered.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Alabama Bankers Association Scholarship Applications P.O. Box 241166 Montgomery, AL 36124

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Ed and Charlotte Rodgers Scholarships Varies April 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps civil engineering students. Criteria: * Full-time student * Has completed the freshman year * Majoring in civil engineering * In good academic standing * Has a good GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, recent photo and personal essay.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, a recent photo and a personal essay are required.

Alabama Road Builders Association Inc. 630 Adams Avenue Montgomery, AL 36104

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Family District 1 Scholarships Varies April 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors, high school graduates or current undergraduate or graduate students who plan to attend a college or university full-time during the calendar year of application. They must be residents of Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee or Florida.

How to apply: Applications are available online. The current application must be used and must be sent by certified mail and return receipt requested.

American Hellenic Education Progressive Association 1909 Q Street NW Suite 500 Washington, DC 20009

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Fastline Publications FFA Scholarship $1,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be FFA members who live on family farms and have a desire to manage a farm. Applicants may be from Kansas, Kentucky, Nebraska, Ohio, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana or Texas and working towards two-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm & ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Applicants may also be from Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, New York, North Dakota, South Dakota, Oregon, Idaho, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina or South Carolina and working towards four-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm & ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: An application form is required.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Gorgas Scholarship Program Up to $10,000 January 8

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Alabama residents planning to study science at the undergraduate level. Criteria: * Alabama resident * High school senior * Has completed scientific research and an accompanying research paper * Has fulfilled all entry requirements for beginning a program of study at a postsecondary institution no later than October 1 of application year. Applications available: Online. Requires: Entry form, research paper, official transcript, one letter of recommendation and additional research-related documentation.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An entry form, research paper, official transcript, one letter of recommendation and additional research-related documentation are required.

Alabama Academy of Science c/o Dr. Ellen Buckner 7029 Champions Run Mobile, AL 36618

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Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships Varies February 4

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or college freshmen or sophomores who are under the age of 20. Students must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are residents of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Oklahoma, Missouri, Nebraska, Arkansas, Tennessee, Louisiana, Mississippi, Florida or Texas. High school applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and college applicants must have a minimum 2.75 GPA.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Jimmy Rane Foundation P.O. Box 40 Abbeville, AL 36310

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Legacy Inc. Scholarship Up to $2,000 May 3

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Alabama students preparing for environmental careers. Criteria: * Alabama resident * Attending an Alabama postsecondary institution * Rising undergraduate junior, rising undergraduate senior or graduate student * Plan to pursue a career in an environment-related field after graduation. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, transcript and three recommendation letters.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript and three recommendation letters are required.

Legacy Inc. P.O. Box 3813 Montgomery, AL 36109

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Mahindra USA Women in Ag Scholarship $2,500 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be female members of FFA working towards two or four-year degrees in an agriculture-related field. Majors not accepted include dietetics, food service, public service, packaging, parks and recreation studies, biosciences, technology, engineering, marine biology and natural resource management. Applicants must also reside in one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, or West Virginia. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required as well as participation in community service, financial need and leadership ability. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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MetLife Foundation FFA Scholarship $2,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be FFA members working towards four-year degrees in specific areas of agriculture including public service and administration, agribusiness management, range/soil science, public communications, plant or animal breeding and genetics, education, plant pathology, journalism, technology, extension, mechanization, public relations, finance, economics, sales, marketing or engineering. Applicants must also be residents of one of the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin or Wyoming. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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NACA South Student Leadership Scholarships Varies March 31

Eligibility: Students must hold a significant campus leadership position, demonstrate significant leadership skills and abilities and make significant contributions through on- or off-campus volunteering. Students must attend school in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia or Puerto Rico.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Association for Campus Activities 13 Harbison Way Columbia, SC 29212

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NACE Eastern Area Scholarship $3,000 January 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be a permanent resident of the United States. Applicants must be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate in an accredited Engineering or Physical Science degree program at a two or four-year college or university. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Applicants must have a permanent address within the NACE Eastern Area which includes the following states and/or U.S. Territories: Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana (excluding Lake, Porter La Porte, Newton and Jasper counties), Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two recommendation forms, an academic transcript and essay scholarship questions are required.

National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) International Foundation 15835 Park Ten Place Houston, TX 77084-5145

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Smith Scholarship Program Varies January 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be seniors at an Alabama high school and plan to attend an Alabama four-year college the following fall. Students must also write two essays about their future plans and their community service or family assistance endeavors and provide three letters of recommendation.

How to apply: Applications are available online or by mail.

Smith Scholarship Foundation 400 Caldwell Trace Birmingham, AL 35242

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Two-Year College Academic Scholarship Program Up to full tuition Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be accepted for enrollment at a public two-year postsecondary educational institution in Alabama. Selection is based on academic merit and is not based on financial need. Priority is given to in-state residents.

How to apply: Contact the college financial aid office.

State of Alabama Commission on Higher Education 100 N. Union Street P.O. Box 302000 Montgomery, AL 36130-2000

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Scholarship details
Scholarship Name Amount Deadline
ASTA Pacific Northwest Chapter-William Hunt Undergraduate Scholarship $1,000 April 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps undergraduate students of travel, tourism or hospitality who are residents of certain U.S. states. Criteria: * Permanent resident of Montana, Oregon, Idaho, Alaska or Washington * Undergraduate student enrolled at an accredited U.S. or Canadian institution * Entering the second year of a two-year program or entering the third or fourth year of a four-year program * Studying travel, tourism or hospitality * Have completed 30 or more credits if in a two-year program or have completed 60 or more credits if in a four-year program * Minimum 3.0 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, personal essay, proof of residency, resume, official transcript and two letters of recommendation.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal essay, proof of residency, a resume, an official transcript and two letters of recommendation are required.

Tourism Cares 275 Turnpike Street Suite 307 Canton, MA 02021

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Atsuhiko Tateuchi Memorial Scholarship $5,000 March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or undergraduate students from Washington, Oregon, California, Hawaii or Alaska with demonstrated financial need. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Preference is given to students with Japanese or other Asian ancestry.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Seattle Foundation 1200 Fifth Avenue Suite 1300 Seattle, WA 98101-3151

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Bookbuilders West Scholarship $1,000 May 24

Eligibility: This scholarship helps students pursuing careers in publishing. Criteria: * Enrolled in a college, university or technical school in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington or Wyoming * GPA of 2.0 or higher. Applications available: From school's publishing department. Requires: Application form, letter from faculty member and student book project.

How to apply: Applications are available from your school's publishing department. An application form, letter from faculty member and student book project are required.

Publishing Professionals Network 9328 Elk Grove Boulevard Suite #105-250 Elk Grove, CA 95624

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Lori Rhett Memorial Scholarship Varies June 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be college undergraduates or graduate students who hold a significant campus leadership position and demonstrate significant leadership skills and abilities. Students must also be making significant contributions through on- or off-campus volunteering and must attend school in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon or Washington.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Association for Campus Activities 13 Harbison Way Columbia, SC 29212

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Mary Lou Brown Scholarship $2,500 January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must have at least a general ham radio license, be residents of the ARRL Northwest Division (Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon or Washington), be working for a bachelor's or graduate degree, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and have demonstrated interest in promoting the Amateur Radio Service.

How to apply: Applications are available online. Completed applications must be submitted by mail.

American Radio Relay League Foundation 225 Main Street Newington, CT 06111

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Medical Group Management Association Western Section Scholarship $1,000-$5,000 May 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps MGMA Western Section members who are studying medical practice management or a related subject. Criteria: * MGMA member * Resident of a MGMA Western Section state, namely Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington or Wyoming * Undergraduate or graduate student * Enrolled in a degree program that is related to medical practice management (such as public health, business administration or health care administration). Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and supporting materials.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.

Medical Group Management Association 104 Inverness Terrace East Englewood, CO 80112

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The Arc of Washington Trust Fund Stipend Award Up to $5,000 February 28

Eligibility: This scholarship is for Washington state, Oregon, Idaho and Alaska students who are interested in working with people with developmental disabilities. Criteria: * Must be an undergraduate junior, an undergraduate senior or a graduate student * Must attend a school located in Alaska, Washington state, Idaho or Oregon * Plan to work with the developmentally disabled. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, official transcripts, personal statement and two letters of recommendation.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcripts, personal statement and two letters of recommendation are required.

Arc of Washington State 2638 State Avenue NE Olympia, WA 98506

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Scholarship details
Scholarship Name Amount Deadline
Animal Health International FFA Scholarship $1,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be working towards a 4-year degree in animal or dairy science at a U.S. institution. They must also be under 23 years of age and current members of FFA. Applicants must be residents of one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington or Wyoming. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Arizona BPW Foundation Annual Scholarships Varies March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be women who are returning to school to broaden their job prospects at a community college or trade school in Arizona. They must provide a career goal statement, financial need statement, most recent transcript, most recent income tax return and two letters of recommendation.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Arizona Business and Professional Women's Foundation P.O. Box 32596 Phoenix, AZ 85064

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Arizona Chapter MOAA Educational Scholarships Varies Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be in the next-to-last year of a JROTC program. They must be in good academic standing and demonstrate loyalty and potential for military leadership. They must attend a high school sponsored by the Arizona Chapter of MOAA.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Military Officers Association of American-Arizona Chapter 4333 W. Echo Lane Glendale, AZ 85302

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Arizona National Livestock Show Scholarship $40,000 total for all awards March 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be currently taking at least 12 hours and have completed at least 12 semester hours at a college or university and have a minimum 2.5 GPA.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Arizona National Livestock Show 1826 W. McDowell Road Phoenix, AZ 85007

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Arizona NEWH Scholarships Varies April 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps students who plan to pursue a career in the hospitality industry including hotel/restaurant management, culinary/foodservice, architecture or interior design. Criteria: * Enrolled in a degree or certification program * Completed half of program's requirements * Demonstrate financial need * Minimum 3.0 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, essay, transcript and letters of recommendation.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, essay, transcript and letters of recommendation are required.

Network of Executive Women in Hospitality, Arizona 930 E. Canyon Way Chandler, AZ 85249

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Arysta LifeScience North America FFA Scholarship $1,275 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be current FFA members and high school seniors or college students planning to enroll or currently enrolled full-time. They must be majoring in one of the following subject areas: agronomy, crop science, horticulture, nursery and landscape management, plant science, turf management, agricultural communications, public relations or sales and marketing, entomology or plant pathology. Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Students only need to complete the online application one time to be considered for all FFA-administered scholarships. The application requires information about the student's activities and a 1,000-word essay. Awards may be used for books, supplies, tuition, fees and room and board.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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ASTA Arizona Undergraduate Scholarship $2,000 April 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps travel and tourism undergraduates. Criteria: * U.S. or Canadian permanent resident * Undergraduate student at a school in Arizona * Studying a tourism-related subject * Entering the second year of a two-year program or a rising junior or senior in a four-year program * Have completed 30 or more credits if a two-year program student * Have completed 60 or more credits if a four-year program student * Minimum 3.0 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, proof of permanent residency, resume, two recommendation letters, official transcript and personal essay.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, proof of permanent residency, resume, two recommendation letters, official transcript and personal essay are required.

Tourism Cares 275 Turnpike Street Suite 307 Canton, MA 02021

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BLET Auxiliary Scholarships $1,000 April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be the children of both a Grand International Auxiliary (GIA) and BLE member (living or deceased) and enrolled or accepted by an accredited university, college or institute of higher learning. If the applicant is a graduate student or returning to school as a sophomore, junior or senior, he or she must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Selection is based on academic record, leadership, character and personal achievement. Applicants must have a parent participating in the IWC.

How to apply: Applications are available online and by written request through your local GIA auxiliary or BLE division.

Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen Attn: Lawana Poss,National Secretary 1394 Bywood Court Suwanee, GA 30024

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Bookbuilders West Scholarship $1,000 May 24

Eligibility: This scholarship helps students pursuing careers in publishing. Criteria: * Enrolled in a college, university or technical school in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington or Wyoming * GPA of 2.0 or higher. Applications available: From school's publishing department. Requires: Application form, letter from faculty member and student book project.

How to apply: Applications are available from your school's publishing department. An application form, letter from faculty member and student book project are required.

Publishing Professionals Network 9328 Elk Grove Boulevard Suite #105-250 Elk Grove, CA 95624

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Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Foundation Scholarship $2,500 May 31

Eligibility: Applicants must reside in one of the following states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota or Washington. Applicants must also major in one of the following areas: business, engineering, math, medicine/health administration, natural/physical sciences, technology or education and belong to AISES.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Indian Science and Engineering Society P.O. Box 9828 Albuquerque, NM 87119-9828

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Central Arizona DX Association Scholarship $1,000 January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be Arizona residents with a Technician Class or higher Amateur Radio License. They must have a GPA of 3.2 or higher. Graduating high school seniors receive preference over current college students.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Radio Relay League Foundation 225 Main Street Newington, CT 06111

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Charles N. Fisher Memorial Scholarship $1,000 January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must have any class of ham radio license, be residents of the ARRL Southwestern Division (Arizona, Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego or Santa Barbara), attend a regionally-accredited college or university and study electronics, communications or a related field.

How to apply: Applications are available online. Completed applications must be submitted by mail, not electronically.

American Radio Relay League Foundation 225 Main Street Newington, CT 06111

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Corporate Leadership Scholarships $1,000-$1,500 May 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled full-time at a GEF Learning Resource Center at Arizona State University, California Polytechnic State University, Clemson University, Murray State, Rochester Institute of Technology, University of Wisconsin - Stout or Western Michigan University. Students must major in printing, graphic arts or graphic communications and be undergraduate or graduate students at the time of award. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Gravure Education Foundation P.O. Box 25617 Rochester, NY 14625

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CSE Insurance Youth Scholarship Program $250-$1,500 May 23

Eligibility: This scholarship helps children of government employees. Criteria: * California, Arizona, Nevada or Utah resident * High school senior * GPA of 3.0 or higher * Must be accepted to and plan to enroll full-time in a four-year institution of higher learning in the U.S. in the fall following application * Applicant's parent or legal guardian must be employed full-time by a government entity or be retired or deceased and have been employed full-time by a government entity. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, essay about how the teenage automobile accident rate can be reduced, letter of recommendation, letter of acceptance and transcript.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, essay, letter of recommendation, letter of acceptance and transcript are required.

Civil Service Employees Insurance Group (CSE) 2121 N. California Boulevard Suite 989 Walnut Creek, CA 94596-3501

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GEF Resource Center Scholarships Varies May 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled at one of the following GEF Learning Resource Centers: Arizona State University, California Polytechnic State University, Clemson University, Murray State University, Rochester Institute of Technology, University of Wisconsin - Stout or Western Michigan University.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Gravure Education Foundation P.O. Box 25617 Rochester, NY 14625

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Katherine H. Dilley Scholarship Fund Varies February 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps occupational therapy and physical therapy students. Criteria: * Enrolled in or planning to enroll in a physical therapy or occupational therapy degree program at an accredited school. Applications available: By request. Requires: Letter of application, financial aid form, official transcript and two recommendation letters.

How to apply: Applications are available by request. A letter of application, financial aid form, official transcript and two letters of recommendation are required.

Arizona State Society Daughters of the American Revolution

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Kids' Chance of Arizona Scholarships Up to full tuition Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be children of parents who were permanently or catastrophically injured or killed in an employment-related accident. They must be Arizona residents, and the parent's death or injury must have caused a major decrease in the family's income. All applicants must be between the ages of 16 and 25.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Kids' Chance of Arizona P.O. Box 36753 Phoenix, AZ 85067-6753

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Mahindra USA Women in Ag Scholarship $2,500 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be female members of FFA working towards two or four-year degrees in an agriculture-related field. Majors not accepted include dietetics, food service, public service, packaging, parks and recreation studies, biosciences, technology, engineering, marine biology and natural resource management. Applicants must also reside in one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, or West Virginia. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required as well as participation in community service, financial need and leadership ability. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Medical Group Management Association Western Section Scholarship $1,000-$5,000 May 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps MGMA Western Section members who are studying medical practice management or a related subject. Criteria: * MGMA member * Resident of a MGMA Western Section state, namely Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington or Wyoming * Undergraduate or graduate student * Enrolled in a degree program that is related to medical practice management (such as public health, business administration or health care administration). Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and supporting materials.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.

Medical Group Management Association 104 Inverness Terrace East Englewood, CO 80112

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Simon Youth Foundation Community Scholarship $1,500 March 5

Eligibility: This scholarship helps students who live in communities with Simon properties. Criteria: * High school senior * Plan to attend an accredited two- or four-year college, university or technical/vocational school full-time * Scholarships are awarded without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, disability or national origin * Selection is based on financial need, academic record, potential to succeed, participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, a statement of career and educational goals and an outside appraisal * Awards are given at every Simon mall in the U.S. Applications available: Online.

How to apply: Applications are available online. Only the first 3,000 applications that the organization receives are considered.

Simon Youth Foundation 225 W. Washington Street Indianapolis, IN 46204

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Theodore D. Harrington Scholarship $1,200 January 15

Eligibility: Applicants must have a permanent residence in the NACE Western Area which includes the following states: Arizona, California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah and Washington. Applicants must take courses offered by an accredited college or university, industry or programs approved by the area upon application. Selection is based on the overall strength of information provided by the applicant.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An academic transcript, two nomination forms, one recommendation form and essay scholarship questions are required.

National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) International Foundation 15835 Park Ten Place Houston, TX 77084-5145

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Werner B. Thiele Memorial Scholarship $1,000 May 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled full-time at one of the GEF Learning Resource Centers: Arizona State University, California Polytechnic State University, Clemson University, Murray State, Rochester Institute of Technology, University of Wisconsin - Stout or Western Michigan University.

How to apply: Applications are available online or by mail.

Gravure Education Foundation P.O. Box 25617 Rochester, NY 14625

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Scholarship details
Scholarship Name Amount Deadline
Academic Challenge Scholarship $2,000-$5,000 June 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating Arkansas high school seniors who meet academic minimum standards and income requirements.

How to apply: Applications are available through your high school counselor.

Arkansas Department of Higher Education 114 East Capitol Little Rock, AR 72201-3818

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AGFC Conservation Scholarship Up to $2,000 per semester June 20

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Arkansas students studying to become natural resources conservation professionals. Criteria: * High school senior, college undergraduate or graduate level * Arkansas resident * Minimum 2.5 GPA * Plan to pursue a career in natural resources conservation. * Cannot be the recipient of a full scholarship or grant from another source. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, personal statement, essay, official transcript, three personal references, one recommendation letter, photograph and statement of intent to pursue a four-year degree (for those currently attending a two-year institution).

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal statement, essay, official transcript, three personal references, one recommendation letter, photograph and statement of intent to pursue a four-year degree (for those currently attending a two-year institution) are required.

Arkansas Game and Fish Commission 2 Natural Resources Drive Little Rock, AR 72205

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American Legion Department of Arkansas High School Oratorical Scholarship Program $1,000-$2,000 February 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school students under the age of 20 who are U.S. citizens or legal residents and residents of the state. Students first give an oration within their state and winners compete at the national level. The oration must be related to the Constitution of the United States focusing on the duties and obligations citizens have to the government. It must be in English and be between eight and ten minutes. There is also an assigned topic which is posted on the website, and it should be between three and five minutes.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Legion, Department of Arkansas Department Oratorical Chairman, Roger Lacy P.O. Box 3280 Little Rock, AR 72203

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Animal Health International FFA Scholarship $1,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be working towards a 4-year degree in animal or dairy science at a U.S. institution. They must also be under 23 years of age and current members of FFA. Applicants must be residents of one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington or Wyoming. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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APHA Annual Scholarships for Arkansas Students in a Public Health Field $500-$1,000 March 16

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Arkansas students who are interested in careers in public health. Criteria: * High school senior, graduate or college sophomore or above * Minimum 2.5 GPA * Plan to pursue a career in public health * Must demonstrate financial need. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, official transcripts, explanation of financial need, personal statement and two letters of recommendation.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcripts, explanation of financial need, personal statement and two letters of recommendation are required.

Arkansas Public Health Association P.O. Box 250327 Little Rock, AR 72225

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Arkansas Cheer Coaches Association Cheer Classics Team of Excellence Varies March 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be senior cheerleaders that will be competing in the Cheer Classics put on by the Arkansas Cheer Coaches Association. Selection is based on the two page essay, community service and the letters of recommendation.

How to apply: Applications are available online. In addition to the online form, applicants must submit a two-page essay and three letters of recommendation.

Arkansas Cheer Coaches Association Attn.: Connie Moody P.O. Box 1654 Heber Springs, AR 72543

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Arkansas Service Memorial Fund $2,500 April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be Arkansas residents who plan to attend an institution of higher learning in the state. Scholarships are awarded by local Arkansas Community Foundation chapters.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Arkansas Community Foundation 1400 W. Markham Suite 206 Little Rock, AR 72201

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Curwen-Guidry-Blackburn Scholarship Fund $500 March 15

Eligibility: Students must be high school seniors and currently bowling in a USBC Certified Youth League. Students must reside in a Southern Bowling Congress member state which include Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee and Texas. Students must have bowled in a USBC Certified Youth League three of four years in high school and bowled 75 percent of the league schedule. Students must have grade point average of 2.50 on a 4.0 scale

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official high school grade and credits transcript with a minimum of six semesters of information that includes ACT and/or SAT scores and a personal letter of recommendation from high school principal or counselor are required.

Southern Bowling Congress 9817 Miller Road Sherwood, AR 72120

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Dixie Boys Baseball Scholarship Program $1,250 April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must plan to pursue undergraduate studies at a college or university. An application, financial statement, two recommendation letters, proof of baseball participation, transcript and essay are required. Selection is based on class rankings, strong school and community leadership and financial need. Programs are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Dixie Boys Baseball P.O. Box 8263 Dothan, AL 36304

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Dixie Youth Scholarship Program $2,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must have been registered on a Dixie Youth Baseball team participating in a franchised Dixie Youth Baseball Inc. league prior to reaching age thirteen. Selection is based on financial need, scholastic record and citizenship. Programs are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

How to apply: Contact your local league officials or a district, state or national director for an application, and applications are also available online.

Dixie Youth Baseball P.O. Box 877 Marshall, TX 75671

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Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company of Iowa $1,500 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be FFA members working towards two or four-year degrees in one of the following areas of agriculture: agronomy, crop science, agricultural communications, education, journalism, extension, public relations, business management, economics, finance, sales, marketing, plant pathology, plant breeding, plant genetics, soil science, soil conservation, water conservation or public service and administration. Applicants must also be residents of Arkansas, Californis, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin and Nebraska to be eligible for this award. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: An application form is required.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Fastline Publications FFA Scholarship $1,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be FFA members who live on family farms and have a desire to manage a farm. Applicants may be from Kansas, Kentucky, Nebraska, Ohio, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana or Texas and working towards two-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm & ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Applicants may also be from Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, New York, North Dakota, South Dakota, Oregon, Idaho, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina or South Carolina and working towards four-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm & ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: An application form is required.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Fred R. McDaniel Memorial Scholarship $500 January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must have at least a general ham radio license, be residents of and attend a post-secondary institution in the FCC Fifth Call District (Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi or New Mexico) and be studying for a bachelor's or graduate degree in electronics, communications or a related field. Preference is given to applicants with a 3.0 GPA or higher.

How to apply: Applications are available online but must be sent in by mail.

American Radio Relay League Foundation 225 Main Street Newington, CT 06111

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Governor's Scholars Program $4,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be Arkansas graduating high school seniors who will attend an Arkansas college or university. Selection is based on academic achievement, test scores and leadership. A minimum ACT score of 27, SAT score of 1220 or 3.5 GPA in academic courses is required.

How to apply: Applications are available through your high school counselor and online.

Arkansas Department of Higher Education 114 East Capitol Little Rock, AR 72201-3818

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Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships Varies February 4

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or college freshmen or sophomores who are under the age of 20. Students must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are residents of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Oklahoma, Missouri, Nebraska, Arkansas, Tennessee, Louisiana, Mississippi, Florida or Texas. High school applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and college applicants must have a minimum 2.75 GPA.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Jimmy Rane Foundation P.O. Box 40 Abbeville, AL 36310

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Lee Magnon Memorial Scholarship $2,500 December 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate at an accredited two or four-year college or university. Applicants must be studying engineering and/or science at their chosen school. Applicants must have permanent residence in the NACE Central Area which includes the following states: Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two recommendation forms, an academic transcript and scholarship essay questions are required.

National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) International Foundation 15835 Park Ten Place Houston, TX 77084-5145

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Mahindra USA Women in Ag Scholarship $2,500 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be female members of FFA working towards two or four-year degrees in an agriculture-related field. Majors not accepted include dietetics, food service, public service, packaging, parks and recreation studies, biosciences, technology, engineering, marine biology and natural resource management. Applicants must also reside in one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, or West Virginia. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required as well as participation in community service, financial need and leadership ability. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Markley Scholarship Varies September 1

Eligibility: Applicants must attend a college/university in the former NACA South Central Region (AR, LA, NM, OK, TX); must be enrolled as juniors, seniors or graduate students at a four-year institution or as sophomores at a two-year institution and must have a minimum 2.5 GPA.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Association for Campus Activities 13 Harbison Way Columbia, SC 29212

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MetLife Foundation FFA Scholarship $2,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be FFA members working towards four-year degrees in specific areas of agriculture including public service and administration, agribusiness management, range/soil science, public communications, plant or animal breeding and genetics, education, plant pathology, journalism, technology, extension, mechanization, public relations, finance, economics, sales, marketing or engineering. Applicants must also be residents of one of the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin or Wyoming. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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MFA Foundation Scholarships $2,000 March 15

Eligibility: This scholarship helps rising undergraduate freshmen. Criteria: * High school senior * Live in an area where a sponsoring MFA agency is located * Plan to enroll full-time in college by September 1 of the application year. Applications available: By request. Requires: Application form and supporting materials.

How to apply: Applications are available by request from the applicant's high school counselor. An application form and supporting materials are required.

MFA Incorporated 201 Ray Young Drive Columbia, MO 65201

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R. Preston Woodruff, Jr. Scholarships $1,000 April 1

Eligibility: Students must be enrolled or planning to enroll in an undergraduate program with at least a half-time schedule. Applicants must be a high school senior or current college student.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Arkansas Student Loan Authority 3801 Woodland Heights, Suite 200 Little Rock, AR 72212

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Aetna Foundation/NMF Healthcare Leadership Program $5,000 March 12 and April 11

Eligibility: Applicants must be United States citizens who are 2nd or 3rd year medical students at accredited U.S. medical schools. Applicants must be attending school in Southern California, Connecticut, Illinois, New Jersey, New York City, Atlanta or Philadelphia. They must also exhibit outstanding academic achievement, leadership and the potential to make great contributions to medicine. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application as well as financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online. Application, verification of citizenship and ethnicity, financial need information, curriculum vitae, biosketch, current medical school transcript, verification of medical school enrollment, personal statement and two letters of recommendation are required.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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Allied Healthcare Scholarship Program Up to $8,000 October 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in a California community college or university and be studying one of the following programs: medical imaging, occupational therapy, physical therapy, respiratory care, social work, pharmacy and diagnostic medical sonography, pharmacy technician, medical laboratory technologist, surgical technician or ultrasound technician. Those selected will complete a one-year service contract or work volunteer hours in a medically underserved area of California. Financial need, work experience, academic achievement and community involvement are considered. Preference is given to those who expect to graduate within two years of application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California Health and Welfare Agency - Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development Health Professions Education Foundation 400 R Street Suite 460 Sacramento, CA 95811-6213

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American Association of Japanese University Women Scholarship Program $2,000 September 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be starting their junior or senior year in college or be in graduate school at a California school. They must be able to attend the awards ceremony in Los Angeles at their own expense. Students must also submit an essay showing how their studies will contribute to leadership or to the relationship between the United States and Japan.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Association of Japanese University Women Masako Mera 445 Surfview Drive Pacific Palisades, CA 90272

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American Legion Auxiliary, Department of California $1,000 Scholarships $1,000 March 16

Eligibility: One of the applicant's parents must have served in the U.S. Armed Forces during an eligible period. Applicants must be California resident high school seniors or graduates who have had to postpone school due to health or financial reasons and plan to attend a California college or university. Applicants must also demonstrate financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Legion Auxiliary, Department of California Robin Falkenberg 673 Horn Court Marina, CA 93933

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American Legion Auxiliary, Department of California $2,000 Scholarships $2,000 March 16

Eligibility: One of the applicant's parents must have served in the U.S. Armed Forces during an eligible period. Applicants must attend a California college or university, be California resident high school seniors or graduates who have not begun college because of illness or need and demonstrate need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Legion Auxiliary, Department of California Robin Falkenberg 673 Horn Court Marina, CA 93933

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American Legion Auxiliary, Department of California $500 Scholarships $500 March 15

Eligibility: One of applicant's parents must have served in the U.S. Armed Forces during an eligible period. Applicants must be California resident high school seniors or graduates who have had to postpone school due to health or financial reasons and plan to attend a California college or university. Applicants must also demonstrate financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Legion Auxiliary, Department of California Robin Falkenberg 673 Horn Court Marina, CA 93933

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Animal Health International FFA Scholarship $1,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be working towards a 4-year degree in animal or dairy science at a U.S. institution. They must also be under 23 years of age and current members of FFA. Applicants must be residents of one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington or Wyoming. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Arysta LifeScience North America FFA Scholarship $1,275 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be current FFA members and high school seniors or college students planning to enroll or currently enrolled full-time. They must be majoring in one of the following subject areas: agronomy, crop science, horticulture, nursery and landscape management, plant science, turf management, agricultural communications, public relations or sales and marketing, entomology or plant pathology. Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Students only need to complete the online application one time to be considered for all FFA-administered scholarships. The application requires information about the student's activities and a 1,000-word essay. Awards may be used for books, supplies, tuition, fees and room and board.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Associate Degree Nursing Scholarship Program Up to $10,000 October 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be California residents enrolled in an associate degree nursing program at a California school, have a minimum 2.0 GPA and be fluent in a language other than English. Financial need, work experience, community involvement and academic achievement are considered. Preference is given to those who will graduate within two years and to those who plan to remain in a medically underserved area past the service time required. Recipients must sign a two-year service contract to work in a medically underserved area as an RN.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California Health and Welfare Agency - Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development Health Professions Education Foundation 400 R Street Suite 460 Sacramento, CA 95811-6213

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ASTA Northern California Chapter-Richard Epping Undergraduate Scholarship $1,000 April 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps travel, tourism and hospitality undergraduates. Criteria: * U.S. or Canadian permanent resident * Undergraduate at an accredited Northern California college or university * Studying travel, tourism or hospitality * Entering the second year of a two-year program or entering the third or fourth year of a four-year program * Have completed 30 or more credits if in a two-year program * Have completed 60 or more credits if in a four-year program * Minimum 3.0 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, resume, proof of residency, personal essay, official transcript and two letters of recommendation.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, a resume, proof of residency, a personal essay, an official transcript and two letters of recommendation are required.

Tourism Cares 275 Turnpike Street Suite 307 Canton, MA 02021

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Atsuhiko Tateuchi Memorial Scholarship $5,000 March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or undergraduate students from Washington, Oregon, California, Hawaii or Alaska with demonstrated financial need. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Preference is given to students with Japanese or other Asian ancestry.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Seattle Foundation 1200 Fifth Avenue Suite 1300 Seattle, WA 98101-3151

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AWA Scholarships $2,500 April 22

Eligibility: Applicants must be female residents of California or attend a California school and must be enrolled in one of the following majors: architecture, landscape architecture, urban and/or land planning, interior design, environmental design, architectural rendering and illustrating, civil, electrical, mechanical or structural engineering. Applicants must also have completed a minimum of 18 units in their major by the application due date. The award is based on grades, personal statement, financial need, recommendations and submitted materials. Applicants must be able to go to Los Angeles for interviews. Applications, two recommendation letters, transcripts, financial statements, personal statements and self-addressed stamped envelopes are required.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

AWAF Scholarship Association for Women in Architecture Foundation 1315 Storm Parkway Torrance, CA 90501-5034

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Bachelor of Science Nursing Scholarship Program Up to $13,000 October 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be attending a California undergraduate nursing program and be fluent in a language other than English. Financial need, work experience, academic achievement and community involvement are considered. A two-year service agreement to work in a medically underserved area of California is required. Preference is given to those who expect to graduate within two years and to those who plan to remain in a medically underserved area after the service agreement has expired.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California Health and Welfare Agency - Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development Health Professions Education Foundation 400 R Street Suite 460 Sacramento, CA 95811-6213

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Banatao Filipino American Education Fund $5,000 February 20

Eligibility: Applicants for the college scholarship should be high school seniors of at least half Filipino heritage with a GPA of at least a "B" who will enroll at four-year colleges or universities and plan to major in engineering, computer science or physical sciences (health professionals, such as doctors and nurses not included). Each scholarship is renewable up to three years based on satisfactory academic performance in a full-time undergraduate program. Awards are for undergraduate study only and are based on potential, motivation and financial need. Applicants must be residents of one of the following counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Merced, Monterey, Napa, Sacramento, San Francisco, San Joaquin, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, Sonoma or Stanislaus. Applicants for the college prep scholarship must be high school juniors of at least half Filipino heritage with a GPA of 2.7 who plan to attend four-year colleges or universities and are interested in SAT preparation and college admissions counseling. Students should have an interest in engineering, math or science and be residents of one of the the following counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Joaquin, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano or Sonoma.

How to apply: Application are available online.

Asian Pacific Fund 465 California Street Suite 809 San Francisco, CA 94104

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Begun Scholarship $3,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be California graduate students attending an American Library Association accredited school and have completed core coursework toward a master's of library and science or information studies degree. Recipients must also plan to become a children's or young adult librarian in a California public library and to join the California Library Association if not already a member.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California Library Association 248 E. Foothill Boulevard Suite 101 Monrovia, CA 91016

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BLET Auxiliary Scholarships $1,000 April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be the children of both a Grand International Auxiliary (GIA) and BLE member (living or deceased) and enrolled or accepted by an accredited university, college or institute of higher learning. If the applicant is a graduate student or returning to school as a sophomore, junior or senior, he or she must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Selection is based on academic record, leadership, character and personal achievement. Applicants must have a parent participating in the IWC.

How to apply: Applications are available online and by written request through your local GIA auxiliary or BLE division.

Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen Attn: Lawana Poss,National Secretary 1394 Bywood Court Suwanee, GA 30024

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BNSF Railway Company FFA Scholarship $5,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be current FFA members and high school seniors or college students planning to enroll or currently enrolled full-time. Students must be pursuing a four-year degree in one of the following agricultural fields: business management, economics, sales and marketing or finance. They must be residents of California, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota or Texas. Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Students only need to complete the online application one time to be considered for all FFA-administered scholarships. The application requires information about the student's activities and a 1,000-word essay. Awards may be used for books, supplies, tuition, fees and room and board.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Bookbuilders West Scholarship $1,000 May 24

Eligibility: This scholarship helps students pursuing careers in publishing. Criteria: * Enrolled in a college, university or technical school in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington or Wyoming * GPA of 2.0 or higher. Applications available: From school's publishing department. Requires: Application form, letter from faculty member and student book project.

How to apply: Applications are available from your school's publishing department. An application form, letter from faculty member and student book project are required.

Publishing Professionals Network 9328 Elk Grove Boulevard Suite #105-250 Elk Grove, CA 95624

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Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Foundation Scholarship $2,500 May 31

Eligibility: Applicants must reside in one of the following states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota or Washington. Applicants must also major in one of the following areas: business, engineering, math, medicine/health administration, natural/physical sciences, technology or education and belong to AISES.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Indian Science and Engineering Society P.O. Box 9828 Albuquerque, NM 87119-9828

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Cal Grant A Varies March 2

Eligibility: This grant helps California students. Criteria: * Attend or plan to attend an eligible California college or university and take at least two years of coursework * Minimum GPA of 3.0 for entitlement or 2.4 for competitive award * Must enroll in college at least half time * May not have previously earned a bachelor's degree or higher * Must not be in default on a student loan or owe a grant repayment without having made satisfactory arrangements for repayment * Applications available: Online. Requires: FAFSA and GPA verification form.

How to apply: Application materials are available online. A FAFSA and a GPA verification form are required.

California Student Aid Commission P.O. Box 419026 Rancho Cordova, CA 95741-9026

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Cal Grant B Varies March 2

Eligibility: This scholarship helps low-income California residents pay living expenses, tuition and fees. Criteria: * Must demonstrate financial need * Enroll at an eligible California college or university at least half time * Minimum 2.0 GPA * Students who meet all financial and eligibility requirements receive an entitlement award * Other eligible students may apply for a competitive award * Competitive award selection criteria include family income, parents' education level, GPA, time out of high school and special considerations * Applications available: Online. Requires: FAFSA and GPA verification form.

How to apply: Application materials are available online. A FAFSA and a GPA verification form are required.

California Student Aid Commission P.O. Box 419026 Rancho Cordova, CA 95741-9026

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Cal Grant C Up to $3,009 Varies

Eligibility: This grant helps California students who are pursuing occupational or vocational education. Criteria: * California resident enrolling in a California community or independent college or vocational school * Program must be at least four months long * Funds may be received for up to two years depending on program length * Applications available: By mail. Requires: FAFSA and application form.

How to apply: Applications are available by mail. A FAFSA and an application form are required.

California Student Aid Commission P.O. Box 419026 Rancho Cordova, CA 95741-9026

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Cal Grant Entitlement Award Up to $12,192 March 2

Eligibility: Applicants must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and file a verified grade point average with the California Student Aid Commission. Students must be California residents, be U.S. citizens or eligible noncitizens, meet U.S. Selective Service requirements, attend an eligible California postsecondary institution, be enrolled at least half-time, maintain satisfactory academic progress and not be in default on any student loan. Cal Grant A Entitlement Awards are for undergraduate institutions of not less than two academic years. Cal Grant B Entitlement Awards are for low-income students for living and transportation expenses, supplies and books at institutions of not less than one year. Cal Grant C Awards are for occupational or vocational programs. Cal Grant T Awards are for teacher credential candidates.

How to apply: Applications are available by request.

California Student Aid Commission P.O. Box 419026 Rancho Cordova, CA 95741-9026

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California - Hawaii Elks Association Vocational Grants $500-$2,000 3 months after application is received

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens and California or Hawaii residents. They must plan to pursue a vocational or technical course of study above and supplemental to high school or preparatory school. A high school diploma or equivalent is not required. Students planning to transfer into a bachelor's degree program upon completion of vocational studies are not eligible.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California-Hawaii Elks Association 5450 E. Lamona Avenue Fresno, CA 93727-2224

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California - Hawaii Elks Major Project Undergraduate Scholarship Program for Students with Disabilities $1,000-$2,000 March 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens and California or Hawaii residents who have a physical, neurological, visual or hearing impairment or a speech/language disorder. They must be high school seniors or graduates or have passed the GED or California High School Proficiency Examination.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California-Hawaii Elks Association 5450 E. Lamona Avenue Fresno, CA 93727-2224

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California Chafee Grant Program Up to $5,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be current or former foster youth who are under 22 years of age as of July 1 of the award year. Dependency must have been established by the court between the ages of 16 and 18. Financial need is required. Applicants must enroll at least half-time in a program that is at least one academic year long, and they must attend class regularly and maintain good grades.

How to apply: Applications are available online and applicants must also complete a FAFSA.

California Student Aid Commission P.O. Box 419026 Rancho Cordova, CA 95741-9026

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California Council of the Blind Scholarships Varies July 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be legally blind residents of California attending an accredited college, university or vocational school full-time or with at least 12 units per term. The school does not have to be in California. Proof of blindness is required. A letter from the local chapter's president or member recommending the applicant is helpful. Award money can't be spent on food, clothing or shelter.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California Council of the Blind 578 B Street Hayward, CA 94541

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California Fee Waiver Program for Children of Veterans Full tuition Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be the children, spouses, unmarried surviving spouses or registered domestic partners of veterans who are deceased or totally disabled due to service-related causes. The veteran must have served during a qualifying war period, and the child must be under 27 years of age (30 if the child is a veteran). There is no age limit for spouses or domestic partners. Children of veterans who have a service-connected disability, had one at the time of death or died of service-related causes may qualify if their income is at or below the national poverty level. In this case, there is no age limit.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California Department of Veterans Affairs 1227 O Street Sacramento, CA 95814

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California Fee Waiver Program for Dependents of Deceased or Disabled National Guard Members Full tuition Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be dependents or surviving spouses or domestic partners of California National Guard members who were killed or permanently disabled during active duty in service to the state. Spouses or domestic partners must not have remarried or terminated the relationship.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California Department of Veterans Affairs 1227 O Street Sacramento, CA 95814

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California Fee Waiver Program for Recipients of the Medal of Honor and Their Children Full tuition Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be Medal of Honor recipients, their children or dependents of a Registered Domestic Partner. Children must meet age, income and residency requirements. This award is only applicable toward undergraduate studies.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California Department of Veterans Affairs 1227 O Street Sacramento, CA 95814

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California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Scholar-Athlete of the Year $2,000-$5,000 February 10

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors with a minimum 3.5 GPA, demonstrate outstanding athletic performance in a minimum of two years of varsity play in California and exhibit character, trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring and citizenship.

How to apply: Applications are available by request.

California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) CIF State Office Attn.: CIF Scholar-Athlete of the Year 1320 Harbor Bay Parkway, Suite 140 Alameda, CA 94502

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California Masonic Foundation Scholarship $6,000-$40,000 February 20

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens, be California residents for at least one year, be current high school seniors with a minimum 3.0 GPA, plan to attend an accredited two- or four-year college or university full-time and demonstrate financial need. There are a number of awards based on residence, career goals and general selection criteria.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California Masonic Foundation 1111 California Street San Francisco, CA 94108-2284

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California Oratorical Contest $1,200-$18,000 March 6

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school students under the age of 20 who are U.S. citizens or legal residents and residents of the state. Students first give an oration within their state and winners compete at the national level. The oration must be related to the Constitution of the United States focusing on the duties and obligations citizens have to the government. It must be in English and be between eight and ten minutes. There is also an assigned topic which is posted on the website, and it should be between three and five minutes.

How to apply: Applications are available by email.

American Legion, Department of California 1601 7th Street Sanger, CA 93657

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California Population Awareness Awards $3,000-$5,000 January 31

Eligibility: This scholarship helps students in California. Criteria: * U.S. legal resident * Age 18 or older * California student enrolled on an at least part-time basis * Must submit an original project that focuses on the effects of overpopulation in California. Entry instructions available: Online. Requires: Entry form and project.

How to apply: Entry instructions are available online. An entry form and project are available online.

Californians for Population Stabilization (CAPS) 1129 State Street Suite 3-D Santa Barbara, CA 93101

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California State PTA Scholarship $500 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must attend a public California high school, be high school seniors who have served their school and community and be members of the PTA.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California State PTA 2327 L Street Sacramento, CA 95816

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California Wine Grape Growers Foundation Scholarships $1,000-$2,000 March 25

Eligibility: This scholarship assists the children of California vineyard workers. Criteria: * High school senior * Child of vineyard worker who has been employed during at least one of the two seasons prior to application * Plan to attend a school in the University of California or California State University system, or any California community college * Selection based on financial need, scholastic ability, community involvement, leadership and/or work history and determination to succeed. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, transcript, letter of recommendation and two-page essay. SAT or ACT scores required for applicants seeking a four-year scholarship.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, letter of recommendation and two-page essay are required. SAT or ACT scores are required for students applying for a four-year scholarship.

California Association of Wine Grape Growers 1121 L Street Suite 304 Sacramento, CA 95814

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CANFit Scholarships Varies March 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian American, Pacific Islander or Latino/Hispanic students enrolled in a California university or culinary arts school. Undergraduate students must be in a nutrition or physical education program. Graduate students must be enrolled in a nutrition, public nutrition, physical education or American Dietetic Association Approved Pre-professional Practice program.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

CANFIT 2140 Shattuck Avenue, Suite 610 Berkeley, CA 94704

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Caped General Excellence Scholarship $1,500 September 8

Eligibility: Applicants must have a verifiable disability and demonstrate financial need. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required for undergraduates and a minimum GPA of 3.0 for graduate students. Applicants must be taking at least six semester units or four quarter units at a public or private California institution of higher learning.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California Association for Postsecondary Education and Disability Disabled Student Programs and Services San Bernardino Valley College 701 South Mt. Vernon Avenue San Bernardino, CA 92410

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CAPPS Scholarship Program Varies September 7

Eligibility: Applicants must be legal California residents who have fulfilled the admission requirements for the school that is pledging their CAPPS scholarship. Application is restricted to high school and adult students only. Recipients are chosen on the basis of application date and each individual school's judging standards.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California Association of Private Postsecondary Schools 400 Capitol Mall Suite 1560 Sacramento, CA 95814

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CCNMA Scholarships $500-$1,000 April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be Latino and either California residents or be attending California schools. While the student's degree does not have to be in journalism, they must demonstrate plans to pursue a career in journalism. An interview and autobiographical essay are required. Awards are based also on financial need, academic achievement and a civic responsibility.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

CCNMA: Latino Journalists of California ASU Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication 725 Arizona Avenue, Suite 206 Santa Monica, CA 90401

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Charles N. Fisher Memorial Scholarship $1,000 January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must have any class of ham radio license, be residents of the ARRL Southwestern Division (Arizona, Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego or Santa Barbara), attend a regionally-accredited college or university and study electronics, communications or a related field.

How to apply: Applications are available online. Completed applications must be submitted by mail, not electronically.

American Radio Relay League Foundation 225 Main Street Newington, CT 06111

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Chen Foundation Scholarship Program $2,000 February 29

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors, reside in California and plan to attend California State University or California Community College as a freshman in the fall of the upcoming academic year. Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Must provide proof that household income is below California State Low Income Level.

How to apply: Applications are available online and must be accompanied by one recommendation form and an official high school transcript.

Asian Pacific Community Fund 1145 Wilshire Boulevard First floor Los Angeles, CA 90017

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Chicana/Latina Foundation Scholarship $1,500 March 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be Chicana/Latina women who have lived in the Northern California counties for at least two years and are attending school at an accredited institution in the same region. Undergraduate applicants must be full-time students who have completed at least 15 semester units and earned a 2.5 GPA. Applicants must demonstrate leadership and community involvement and agree to volunteer at least five years in support of the Chicana/Latina Foundation if they receive the scholarship.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Chicana/Latina Foundation Scholarship Program 1419 Burlingame Avenue, Suite N Burlingame, CA 94010

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Cindy Kolb Memorial Scholarship $1,000 September 8

Eligibility: Applicants must have a verifiable disability. They must be students at a four-year institution of higher learning in California with a GPA of at least 2.5 if an undergraduate or 3.0 if a graduate student. A letter of recommendation, a letter of application and documentation of the student's disability is required.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California Association for Postsecondary Education and Disability Disabled Student Programs and Services San Bernardino Valley College 701 South Mt. Vernon Avenue San Bernardino, CA 92410

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CLA Scholarship for Minority Students in Memory of Edna Yelland $2,500 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be California residents, be American Indian, African American, Mexican American, Latino, Asian American, Pacific Islander or Filipino and be accepted into or enrolled in an American Library Association accredited state library school. The award is based on financial need, and an interview is required.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California Library Association 248 E. Foothill Boulevard Suite 101 Monrovia, CA 91016

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Clair A. Hill Scholarship $5,000 February 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps California students pursuing undergraduate degrees in water resources-related subjects. Criteria: * California resident * Rising junior or senior at a participating California college or university * Full-time student for entire upcoming academic year * Majoring in a water resources-related subject. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, personal essay, transcript and two to three letters of recommendation.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal essay, transcript and two to three letters of recommendation are required.

Association of California Water Agencies 910 K Street Suite 100 Sacramento, CA 95814

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Clete Roberts/Kathryn Dettman Memorial Journalism Scholarship $1,500 February 27

Eligibility: This scholarship helps broadcast journalism students. Criteria: * Current college student in one of the 13 APTRA states. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and work samples.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and work samples are required.

Associated Press Television and Radio Association c/o Roberta Gonzales CBS 5 TV 855 Battery Street San Francisco, CA 94111

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CNA Region 11 Scholarship Varies August 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be members of the Alameda County Nurses Association (Region 11) who are enrolled in an educational program, attending a conference or planning to travel or engage in research related to nursing. The organization considers facility activism, length of time as a direct care nurse and educational vision.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California Nurses Association 2000 Franklin Street Oakland, CA 94612

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Continuing/Re-entry Students Scholarship $500-$1,000 March 16

Eligibility: One of the applicant's parents must have served in the U.S. Armed Forces during an eligible period. Applicants must be California residents planning to attend a California college or university and must be continuing or re-entry college students.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Legion Auxiliary, Department of California Robin Falkenberg 673 Horn Court Marina, CA 93933

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Corporate Leadership Scholarships $1,000-$1,500 May 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled full-time at a GEF Learning Resource Center at Arizona State University, California Polytechnic State University, Clemson University, Murray State, Rochester Institute of Technology, University of Wisconsin - Stout or Western Michigan University. Students must major in printing, graphic arts or graphic communications and be undergraduate or graduate students at the time of award. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Gravure Education Foundation P.O. Box 25617 Rochester, NY 14625

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CRAEF Scholarship for High School Students Varies May 15

Eligibility: This scholarship helps students with work experience in the restaurant industry. Criteria: * High school senior * California resident and U.S. citizen or permanent resident * Enrolled in at least nine credit hours at an accredited institution of higher learning * GPA of 2.5 or higher * Plan to enroll in two consecutive semesters * Have at least 250 hours of work experience in the restaurant industry. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, essay, copy of curriculum, transcript, proof of work experience and one to three letters of recommendation.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, essay, copy of curriculum, transcript, proof of work experience and one to three letters of recommendation are required.

California Restaurant Association 621 Capitol Mall Suite 2000 Sacramento, CA 95814

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CRAEF Scholarship for Undergraduate Students Varies May 15

Eligibility: This scholarship helps students with restaurant work experience. Criteria: * California resident and U.S. citizen or permanent resident * Undergraduate student enrolled in at least nine credit hours at an accredited institution of higher learning * GPA of 2.5 or higher * Must enroll in two consecutive semesters and have completed at least one grading term of a postsecondary program * Rising sophomores must have 400 hours of restaurant work experience, and those beyond the sophomore year must have 550 hours of experience. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, essay, copy of curriculum, transcript, proof of work experience and one to three letters of recommendation.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, essay, copy of curriculum, transcript, proof of work experience and one to three letters of recommendation are required.

California Restaurant Association 621 Capitol Mall Suite 2000 Sacramento, CA 95814

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Critical Care Scholarship Program $2,500 April 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be California residents pursuing a degree in healthcare/nursing. Students are required to submit an essay on the designated topic found on the website. After applicants are narrowed down, the essays will then need to be shared on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or other social networking page and receive votes. Contest runs quarterly.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Critical Care Training Center 6426 Bellingham Avenue North Hollywood, CA 91606

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CSE Insurance Youth Scholarship Program $250-$1,500 May 23

Eligibility: This scholarship helps children of government employees. Criteria: * California, Arizona, Nevada or Utah resident * High school senior * GPA of 3.0 or higher * Must be accepted to and plan to enroll full-time in a four-year institution of higher learning in the U.S. in the fall following application * Applicant's parent or legal guardian must be employed full-time by a government entity or be retired or deceased and have been employed full-time by a government entity. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, essay about how the teenage automobile accident rate can be reduced, letter of recommendation, letter of acceptance and transcript.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, essay, letter of recommendation, letter of acceptance and transcript are required.

Civil Service Employees Insurance Group (CSE) 2121 N. California Boulevard Suite 989 Walnut Creek, CA 94596-3501

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CTA César E. Chávez Memorial Education Awards Program Up to $550 January 15

Eligibility: A student or group of up to five students must submit an essay or visual piece under the supervision of a teacher or professor who is a member of the CTA. Students may be in kindergarten through high school or in community college. All works must focus on topics such as non-violence and their relationship to Chávez's legacy. Visit the website for a complete list of topics and specific essay and visual arts submission requirements.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California Teachers Association (CTA) CTA Human Rights Department P.O. Box 921 Burlingame, CA 94011-0921

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Dodell Women's Empowerment Scholarship $1,000 May 1

Eligibility: Applicants must live and attend school in the greater Los Angeles area including Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and Ventura counties. Applicants must be women aged 35 years or older who are re-entering or continuing school to obtain skills that will help lead to economic self-sufficiency.

How to apply: Applications available online and must include a transcript and two letters of reference.

National Council of Jewish Women, Los Angeles (NCJW/LA) 543 N. Fairfax Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90036

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Emily M. Hewitt Memorial Scholarship $1,000 April 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled full-time in an accredited California post-secondary educational institution and must have career goals that are related to communicating and interpreting nature's wonder. Students pursuing degrees in environmental protection, forestry, wildlife and fisheries biology, parks and recreation, park management, environmental law and public policy, environmental art and California history are encouraged to apply. Selection is based on dedication to the ideals of the scholarship and financial need.

How to apply: Student must submit a statement of personal and career goals, a resume (and portfolio if applicable) and transcripts of all college work completed to date. On the cover page, include your name, address, phone number and college major.

Calaveras Big Trees Association P.O. Box 1196 Arnold, CA 95223

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Ferris Scholarship $500-$5,000 End of term

Eligibility: This scholarship helps architecture students. Criteria: * Student in good standing at Academy of Art University, California College of the Arts, Cal Poly Pomona, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, New School of Art and Architecture, SCI-ARC, UCLA, UC Berkeley, USC or Woodbury University * Graduate students may apply if studying architecture for the first time in graduate school * Selection is based on school and community service (10 percent), academics (20 percent), financial need (20 percent) and portfolio (50 percent). Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, statement of goals, statement of financial need, statement of community service, transcript and graphics illustrating best work.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, statement of goals, statement of financial need, statement of community service, transcript and graphics illustrating best work are required.

California Architectural Foundation 1303 J Street Suite 200 Sacramento, CA 95814

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Frank del Olmo Memorial Scholarship $500-$1,000 April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be Latino, be either California residents or attending California schools and have an interest in pursuing a journalism career. An interview is required. Financial need, academic achievement and community involvement are also considered.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

CCNMA: Latino Journalists of California ASU Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication 725 Arizona Avenue, Suite 206 Santa Monica, CA 90401

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Friends of the California State Fair Scholarship Program Up to $5,000 March 5

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled or plan to enroll in a four-year accredited California institution of higher learning. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and have a valid California ID.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California State Fair P.O. Box 15649 Sacramento, CA 95852

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GAPA's George Choy Memorial Scholarship Up to $1,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants should have at least 25 percent Asian/Pacific Islander ancestry, in the process of applying to or currently attending a college, university or vocational school and reside in one of the nine Bay Area counties (Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Napa, Sonoma or Solano). Preference is given to those who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender or who are involved in the LGBT community.

How to apply: Applications are available by phone.

Horizons Foundation 550 Montgomery Street Suite 700 San Francisco, CA 94111

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GEF Resource Center Scholarships Varies May 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled at one of the following GEF Learning Resource Centers: Arizona State University, California Polytechnic State University, Clemson University, Murray State University, Rochester Institute of Technology, University of Wisconsin - Stout or Western Michigan University.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Gravure Education Foundation P.O. Box 25617 Rochester, NY 14625

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Golden Gate Restaurant Association Scholarship Varies April 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be California residents at time of application submission and pursue a major in food service.

How to apply: Applications are available online or by mail.

Golden Gate Restaurant Association Scholarship Foundation 220 Montgomery Street, Suite 990 San Francisco, CA 94104

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Grange Insurance Group Scholarship $1,000-$2,500 March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be current Grange Insurance Group (GIG) policyholders (or children or grandchildren of GIG policyholders) in California, Colorado, Idaho, Oregon, Washington or Wyoming; Grange members (or children or grandchildren of Grange members) or children or grandchildren of current GIG employees and residents in California, Colorado, Idaho, Oregon, Washington and Wyoming. Applicants can apply for scholarships in either academic or vocational studies. Three of the awards will be for students wishing to pursue vocational studies and 22 will be for academic studies. The top scoring student in each category receives $1,500 and each additional winner receives $1,000. Scholarships may be used toward a certificate or degree in a recognized profession or vocation, including community colleges, business colleges and technical institutes, as well as institutions offering an academic degree program. Vocational scholarships are intended for use at community colleges, technical or business schools or other institutions that offer vocational training which does not lead to a two- or four-year academic degree. Selection is based on academic achievement and essays.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Grange Insurance Association Scholarship Committee P.O. Box 21089 Seattle, WA 98111-3089

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Growing Up Asian in America $1,000 March 4

Eligibility: Applicants do not need to be Asian American. Students must be K-12 students in the nine counties of the San Francisco Bay Area and must submit entries in the art and essay categories. There is a theme for each year's competition.

How to apply: Applications are available at schools and libraries.

Asian Pacific Fund 465 California Street Suite 809 San Francisco, CA 94104

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Health Professions Education Scholarship Program Up to $50,000 February 29

Eligibility: Applicants must be California residents who have been accepted by or are enrolled in an accredited California program. Financial need, work experience and career goals are considered, and preference is given to applicants who plan to remain in a medically underserved area past the service time. Those selected must sign a two-year service agreement to work in a medically underserved area of California.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California Health and Welfare Agency - Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development Health Professions Education Foundation 400 R Street Suite 460 Sacramento, CA 95811-6213

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HPEF Vocational Nurse Scholarship Up to $4,000 February 29

Eligibility: This scholarship helps vocational nursing students in California. Criteria: * Enrolled or accepted in an accredited California VN program * Attending school full-time * Must maintain a GPA of 2.0 or higher * Must agree to a two-year service commitment after graduation. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, personal statement, official transcript, two recommendation letters and financial information.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal statement, official transcript, two recommendation letters and financial information are required.

Health Professions Education Foundation 400 R Street Suite 460 Sacramento, CA 95811

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Incight Scholarship $500-$2,500 April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must have a documented disability that may include physical, learning or cognitive. Students must also attend a trade school, college or university on a full-time basis and have at least a 2.5 GPA. Recipients are placed with internships related to their field of study.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Incight Education 310 S.W. 4th Avenue Suite 530 Portland, OR 97204

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Inger Lawrence-M.R. Bauer Foundation Nursing Studies Scholarship $2,000 May 1

Eligibility: Applicants must live and attend school in the greater Los Angeles area including Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and Ventura counties. Applicants must be enrolled in or accepted to a degree program in nursing.

How to apply: Applications are available online and must include a transcript and two letters of reference.

National Council of Jewish Women, Los Angeles (NCJW/LA) 543 N. Fairfax Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90036

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Jack Hughes Education Scholarship Varies August 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors who will be graduating or college undergraduates. Applicants must reside in California or Nevada and demonstrate a desire to expand racquetball. Applicants must also be current USAR members.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California Nevada Racquetball Association 8317 Divernon Avenue Las Vegas, NV 89149

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Jeff Krosnoff Scholarship $10,000 January 9

Eligibility: Applicants must have an excellent academic record with a cumulative high school GPA of at least 3.0. Students must submit a transcript and a two- to four-page essay. The essay is given the greatest weight in the selection process.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Jeff Krosnoff Scholarship Fund P.O. Box 8585 La Crescenta, CA 91214

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Joel Garcia Memorial Scholarship $500-$1,000 April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be Latino and either attending California schools or be California residents attending out-of-state schools. Students must show an interest in journalism (broadcast, print, photo or online) and demonstrate financial need and academic achievement.

How to apply: Applications are available online, by email, by mail or by phone.

CCNMA: Latino Journalists of California ASU Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication 725 Arizona Avenue, Suite 206 Santa Monica, CA 90401

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John F. Duffy Scholarship/Grant Program Up to $4,000 June 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be spouses, children, stepchildren or adopted children of peace officers who died in the line of duty and are enrolled on the California memorial monument. They must carry no less than six units per quarter or eight units per semester at an accredited college or university, and they must maintain a 2.5 or higher GPA.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California Peace Officers' Memorial Foundation P.O. Box 2437 Fair Oaks, CA 95628

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Joseph Towner Fund for Gay and Lesbian Families Varies 0

Eligibility: Applicants must have at least one lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender parent(s)/guardian(s), be willing to be named publicly in association with COLAGE, Horizons Foundation, and the Scholarship Program, and be enrolled full-time in an accredited post-secondary institution with a minimum 2.0 GPA.

How to apply: Applications are available by email.

Horizons Foundation 550 Montgomery Street Suite 700 San Francisco, CA 94111

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June Miller Nursing Education Scholarship $2,000 May 1

Eligibility: Applicants must live and attend school in the greater Los Angeles area including Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and Ventura counties. Applicants should be enrolled in or accepted to a degree program in nursing.

How to apply: Applications available online and must include a transcript and two letters of reference.

National Council of Jewish Women, Los Angeles (NCJW/LA) 543 N. Fairfax Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90036

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Lapiz Family Scholarship $2,000 February 19

Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students at University of California (preference given to students at UC Davis and UC Santa Cruz), be farm workers or the children of farm or migrant workers and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. The award is based on merit and financial need. Applicants should submit applications, transcripts, essays, resumes and Student Aid Reports.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Asian Pacific Fund 465 California Street Suite 809 San Francisco, CA 94104

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Law Enforcement Personnel Dependents Grant Program - California $100-$12,192 Rolling

Eligibility: This scholarship assists students who are spouses or children of California peace officers, Department of Corrections or Youth Authority employees and full-time firefighters who were killed or totally disabled in the line of duty. Criteria: * Must attend an accredited California institution of higher learning * Must enroll for at least six units * Must demonstrate financial need * Applications available: By mail or phone. Requires: Application form, copy of FAFSA Student Aid Report and documentation of parent's disability or death.

How to apply: Applications are available by mail or phone. An application form, copy of FAFSA Student Aid Report and documentation of the law enforcement personnel's death or injury are required.

California Student Aid Commission P.O. Box 419026 Rancho Cordova, CA 95741-9026

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Leadership for Diversity Scholarship $1,500 October 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be members of a traditionally underrepresented group attending or planning to attend an accredited library media teacher credential program and plan to work in California for three years after completing the program. Applicants must provide a 250-word statement about their qualifications, career goals, financial situation and commitment to supporting multicultural students and two letters of reference.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California School Library Association 6444 E. Spring Street #247 Long Beach, CA 90815-1553

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LEAF Scholarship Varies April 15

Eligibility: This scholarship helps ornamental horticulture students. Criteria: * Must attend an accredited California community college or state university * Must take a minimum of six credits. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, transcript and three letters of reference.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript and three letters of reference are required.

California Landscape Contractors Association 1491 River Park Drive Suite 100 Sacramento, CA 95815

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Levy Endowed Scholarship $1,000 May 15

Eligibility: This scholarship helps UCLA undergraduate students. Criteria: * Must attend UCLA * Must have graduated from a California public high school * Minimum GPA of 2.5 * Demonstrate financial need. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, essay, letter of recommendation, transcript and copy of financial aid notification letter.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, essay, letter of recommendation, transcript and copy of financial aid notification letter are required.

University of California - Los Angeles 330 DeNeve Drive 233 Covel Commons Los Angeles, CA 90024

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Luso-American Education Foundation General Youth Scholarship $500-$1,500 February 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of California, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Idaho, or Nevada. Applicants must also be high school students who are of Portuguese descent with a GPA of 3.5 or higher, or who are taking classes in the Portuguese language with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. They must be enrolled in a college, university, trade or business school and have taken the SAT or ACT. Two letters of recommendation are required.

How to apply: Applications are available by phone, fax, mail or email.

Luso-American Education Foundation P.O. Box 2967 Dublin, CA 94568

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LVN to ADN Scholarship Up to $8,000 October 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps California licensed vocational nurses. Criteria: * LVN * Enrolled or accepted in an accredited California ADN program * Attending school at least part-time * Must commit to a two-year service obligation after graduation. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, official transcript, personal statement, financial information, two recommendation letters and proof of vocational nurse licensure.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, personal statement, financial information, two recommendation letters and proof of vocational nurse licensure are required.

Health Professions Education Foundation 400 R Street Suite 460 Sacramento, CA 95811

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Lynn M. Smith Memorial Scholarship $1,000 September 8

Eligibility: Applicants must have a verifiable disability and demonstrate financial need. They must be currently enrolled in a community college and pursuing a vocational career path.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California Association for Postsecondary Education and Disability Disabled Student Programs and Services San Bernardino Valley College 701 South Mt. Vernon Avenue San Bernardino, CA 92410

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Mahindra USA Women in Ag Scholarship $2,500 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be female members of FFA working towards two or four-year degrees in an agriculture-related field. Majors not accepted include dietetics, food service, public service, packaging, parks and recreation studies, biosciences, technology, engineering, marine biology and natural resource management. Applicants must also reside in one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, or West Virginia. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required as well as participation in community service, financial need and leadership ability. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Matters of Life and Death Scholarship Writing Contest $250-$2,000 May 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school juniors or seniors in the state of California during the school year of application. They must plan to attend an institution of higher learning upon graduation. A 1,500 word essay is required on a topic related to end-of-life decision-making. No application form is required, please visit the website for the essay prompt (www.compassionandchoicesnca.org/essay.php). Applicants must send an essay with a cover letter that includes their name, address, phone number, email address, school name and grade level. Email your entries to admin@compassionandchoicesnca.org and in the subject line, write: Your Last Name, Your First Name. Or you may mail your entries to: Matters of Life and Death Scholarship Writing Contest at the address listed.

How to apply: No application form is required. The essay prompt is available online. Applicants must send an essay with a cover letter that includes their name, address, phone number, email address, school name and grade level. Email entries to admin@compassionandchoicesnca.org with first name, last name in the subject line. Or mail entries to Matters of Life and Death Scholarship Writing Contest at the address listed.

Compassion and Choices of Northern California 3701 Sacramento Street, #439 San Francisco, CA 94118

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Medical Group Management Association Western Section Scholarship $1,000-$5,000 May 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps MGMA Western Section members who are studying medical practice management or a related subject. Criteria: * MGMA member * Resident of a MGMA Western Section state, namely Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington or Wyoming * Undergraduate or graduate student * Enrolled in a degree program that is related to medical practice management (such as public health, business administration or health care administration). Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and supporting materials.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.

Medical Group Management Association 104 Inverness Terrace East Englewood, CO 80112

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MetLife Foundation FFA Scholarship $2,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be FFA members working towards four-year degrees in specific areas of agriculture including public service and administration, agribusiness management, range/soil science, public communications, plant or animal breeding and genetics, education, plant pathology, journalism, technology, extension, mechanization, public relations, finance, economics, sales, marketing or engineering. Applicants must also be residents of one of the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin or Wyoming. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Miller/Shigemura Scholarship $5,000 June 30

Eligibility: This scholarship helps undergraduate students. Criteria: * First-time, first-year UCLA College student * New recipients must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and demonstrate financial need * Renewing recipients must have a GPA of 2.0 or higher * Preference is given to U.S. citizens and California residents. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, essay, letter of recommendation and transcript.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, essay, letter of recommendation and transcript are required.

University of California - Los Angeles 330 DeNeve Drive 233 Covel Commons Los Angeles, CA 90024

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Mine and Gonsakulto Scholarship Varies February 5

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Asian athletic training students. Criteria: * District 8 student member of NATA * Of Asian descent * Major in athletic training * Minimum 3.0 GPA for community college students, or 3.2 GPA for all other applicants * Sponsored by a certified athletic trainer, if a non-community college undergraduate * Have junior standing, if a non-community college undergraduate * Plan to pursue a career in athletic training. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, official transcript and personal essay.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, an official transcript and a personal essay are required.

Far West Athletic Trainers' Association/District 8

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Paraprofessional Scholarship Up to $500 September 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be classified library media workers currently enrolled in a two-year paraprofessional program to become a certified library technician. Students must be Southern California residents planning to work in California as library media technicians after completing the program and be members of the California School Library Association. Three letters of recommendation are required.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California School Library Association Paraprofessional Scholarship 1001 26th Street Sacramento, CA 95816

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Past Department Presidents' Junior Scholarship Award Varies Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be California resident high school students planning to attend a California college or university, be American Legion Auxiliary members with three years as a Junior and be the children, grandchildren or great grandchildren of a veteran.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Legion Auxiliary, Department of California Robin Falkenberg 673 Horn Court Marina, CA 93933

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Past Presidents' Parley Nursing Scholarships $2,000 April - 1st Friday

Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of California, enrolled or planning to enroll in a nursing program and be the wife, husband, widow, widower or child of a veteran or be veterans themselves.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Legion Auxiliary, Department of California Robin Falkenberg 673 Horn Court Marina, CA 93933

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Promise of Nursing Scholarships Varies January 14

Eligibility: This scholarship helps nursing students attending school in certain regions of the U.S. Criteria: * U.S. citizen, permanent resident or resident alien * Enrolled in a nursing program located in Georgia (graduate students only), Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Jersey (graduate students only), Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Washington, certain areas in California, certain areas in Texas or certain areas in Florida. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, official transcript and other supporting materials.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript and other supporting materials are required. $10 processing fee.

National Student Nurses' Association 45 Main Street Suite 606 Brooklyn, NY 11201

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Ruppert Educational Grant Program Up to $10,000 February 24

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens, be high school seniors in San Mateo County or northern Santa Clara County (Daly City through Mountain View) and have a maximum GPA of 3.3. Students must demonstrate financial need; evidence of partial self-support such as savings from summer jobs, part-time work, etc.; community service and academic promise and GPA improvement during high school years.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Silicon Valley Community Foundation 2440 W. El Camino Real Suite 300 Mountain View, CA 94040

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San Francisco Section Daniel Cubicciotti Student Award $500-$2,000 February 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be full- or part-time graduate or advanced undergraduate students in good standing at a university or college in Northern California. Students must major in metallurgy, materials science, chemical engineering or chemistry and be involved in thesis research or other academic activities that relate to electrochemistry. Applicants may be nominated by anyone familiar with their qualifications. The applicant does not have to be a member of The Electrochemical Society. The award is based on academic excellence, quality of research activities, a demonstrated interest in the study of electrochemistry and personal characteristics that reflect Dan Cubicciotti's integrity. Community service and participation in other activities will also be considered.

How to apply: Applicants should submit transcripts, a short description of their history and interests and a letter of recommendation from a university or college faculty member from the appropriate department.

Electrochemical Society 65 South Main Street, Building D Pennington, NJ 08534-2839

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Sherman & Frances L. Teller Teaching Credential Scholarship $2,000 May 1

Eligibility: Applicants must live and attend school in the greater Los Angeles area including Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and Ventura counties. Applicants must be a K-12 educator seeking a single or multiple-subject credential including special education and ESL. Applicants must be enrolled at a California State University or University of California campus in the greater Los Angeles area.

How to apply: Applications are available online and must include a transcript and two letters of reference.

National Council of Jewish Women, Los Angeles (NCJW/LA) 543 N. Fairfax Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90036

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Shinoda Foundation Scholarship $1,000-$5,000 March 30

Eligibility: This scholarship helps floriculture students. Criteria: * Enrolled at a four-year U.S. school or a California community college * Rising undergraduate sophomore, junior or senior * Majoring in a floriculture-related subject * Plan to pursue a career in floriculture in the U.S. after graduation. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, two letters of recommendation and official transcript.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, an official transcript and two letters of recommendation are required.

Joseph Shinoda Memorial Scholarship Foundation Inc. c/o Barbara A. McCaleb Executive Secretary 234 Via La Paz San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

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Simon Youth Foundation Community Scholarship $1,500 March 5

Eligibility: This scholarship helps students who live in communities with Simon properties. Criteria: * High school senior * Plan to attend an accredited two- or four-year college, university or technical/vocational school full-time * Scholarships are awarded without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, disability or national origin * Selection is based on financial need, academic record, potential to succeed, participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, a statement of career and educational goals and an outside appraisal * Awards are given at every Simon mall in the U.S. Applications available: Online.

How to apply: Applications are available online. Only the first 3,000 applications that the organization receives are considered.

Simon Youth Foundation 225 W. Washington Street Indianapolis, IN 46204

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Singerman/Nosseck Memorial Scholarship $1,000 May 1

Eligibility: Applicants must live and attend school in the greater Los Angeles area including Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and Ventura counties. Students should be enrolled in or enrolling in a trade school or online course that leads to a certification such as massage therapist, dental assistant or certified nursing assistant. Scholarship is not limited to a certain field of study.

How to apply: Applications are available online and must include two letters of reference and a transcript.

National Council of Jewish Women, Los Angeles (NCJW/LA) 543 N. Fairfax Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90036

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Sol Goldberg Childcare Subsidy $1,000 May 1

Eligibility: Applicants must live and attend school in the greater Los Angeles area including Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and Ventura counties. Applicants must be entering or continuing school to learn a marketable skill which will lead to economic self-sufficiency. Award is meant to ease the burden of childcare expenses while the parent is in school.

How to apply: Applications available online and must include a transcript and two letters of reference.

National Council of Jewish Women, Los Angeles (NCJW/LA) 543 N. Fairfax Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90036

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Sons of Italy Grand Lodge of California College Scholarship $500-$5,000 March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating from public or private high schools in California, Nevada, and Klamath Falls, Oregon and must be of at least partial Italian ancestry. They must also be enrolled at a college or trade school for the upcoming fall semester. Selection is based upon academic performance, leadership activities, financial need, essay detailing Italian ancestry, a personal statement and letters of recommendation.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application, personal statement, SAT/PSAT/ACT scores, GPA, record of activities, transcript and two letters of recommendation are required.

Order Sons of Italy in America, Grand Lodge of California Attention: Scholarship Commission 5051 Mission Street San Francisco, CA 94112

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Sons of Italy Grand Lodge of California Collegiate Italian Language Study Grant Varies March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating from public or private high schools in California, Nevada, and Klamath Falls, Oregon and must be of at least partial Italian ancestry. They must also be enrolled at a college or trade school for the upcoming fall semester. Applicants must also have finished a foreign language course in high school and be attending college in Italy. Selection is based upon academic performance, leadership activities, financial need, essay detailing Italian ancestry, a personal statement and letters of recommendation.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application, personal statement, SAT/PSAT/ACT scores, GPA, record of activities, transcript, verification the applicant will be attending classes in Italy and two letters of recommendation are required.

Order Sons of Italy in America, Grand Lodge of California Attention: Scholarship Commission 5051 Mission Street San Francisco, CA 94112

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Sons of Italy Grand Lodge of California Italian Language Study Grant Varies March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating from public or private high schools in California, Nevada, and Klamath Falls, Oregon and must be of at least partial Italian ancestry. They must also be enrolled at a college or trade school for the upcoming fall semester. Applicants must also have finished a foreign language course in high school. Selection is based upon academic performance, leadership activities, financial need, essay detailing Italian ancestry, a personal statement and letters of recommendation.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application, personal statement, SAT/PSAT/ACT scores, GPA, record of activities, transcript and two letters of recommendation are required.

Order Sons of Italy in America, Grand Lodge of California Attention: Scholarship Commission 5051 Mission Street San Francisco, CA 94112

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Sophie Greenstadt Scholarship for Mid-Life Women $1,000 May 1

Eligibility: Applicants must live and attend school in the greater Los Angeles area including Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and Ventura counties. Applicants must be women age 35 or older seeking to re-enter or continue school to become economically self-sufficient.

How to apply: Applications are available online and must include a transcript and two letters of reference.

National Council of Jewish Women, Los Angeles (NCJW/LA) 543 N. Fairfax Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90036

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Southern Region Teacher Librarian Scholarship $1,000 September 19

Eligibility: Applicants must be currently enrolled in a school library media credential program or master's degree program. Candidates must be residents of the California School Library Association Southern Section region and must provide three letters of recommendation.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California School Library Association Paraprofessional Scholarship 1001 26th Street Sacramento, CA 95816

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Steve Fasteau Scholarship $1,000 September 8

Eligibility: This scholarship helps disabled students. Criteria: * College student with high academic achievement * Demonstrate leadership and dedication to the advancement of students with disabilities in higher education * Undergraduate students must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and at least six semester units, and graduate students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and at least three semester units from a public or private California college or university * Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, letter of application, letter of recommendation, verification of disability, transcript and proof of enrollment.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, letter of application, letter of recommendation, verification of disability, transcript and proof of enrollment are required.

California Association for Postsecondary Education and Disability Disabled Student Programs and Services San Bernardino Valley College 701 South Mt. Vernon Avenue San Bernardino, CA 92410

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Theodore D. Harrington Scholarship $1,200 January 15

Eligibility: Applicants must have a permanent residence in the NACE Western Area which includes the following states: Arizona, California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah and Washington. Applicants must take courses offered by an accredited college or university, industry or programs approved by the area upon application. Selection is based on the overall strength of information provided by the applicant.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An academic transcript, two nomination forms, one recommendation form and essay scholarship questions are required.

National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) International Foundation 15835 Park Ten Place Houston, TX 77084-5145

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Usrey Family Scholarship $750 May 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be in an undergraduate or graduate landscape horticulture program or related field at a two or four-year California state university or college. Applicants must also be current, full-time students, academically competitive and have a minimum 2.25 GPA and a minimum 2.7 GPA in the major. Preference is given to applicants who plan to work in the nursery industry after graduation. Applicants must submit applications, cover letters, resumes, transcripts and two recommendation letters.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Horticultural Research Institute 525 9th Street NW Suite 800 Washington, DC 20004

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Werner B. Thiele Memorial Scholarship $1,000 May 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled full-time at one of the GEF Learning Resource Centers: Arizona State University, California Polytechnic State University, Clemson University, Murray State, Rochester Institute of Technology, University of Wisconsin - Stout or Western Michigan University.

How to apply: Applications are available online or by mail.

Gravure Education Foundation P.O. Box 25617 Rochester, NY 14625

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Yuchengco: Maria Elena Yuchengco Memorial Journalism Scholarship $1,000-$3,000 February 20

Eligibility: Applicants should be full-time undergraduate students that are at least 50% Filipino and majoring in journalism at any Bay Area university with a minimum 3.0 GPA. The award is based on merit and financial need. Applicants should submit applications, transcripts, essays, writing samples, resumes, recommendation letters and Student Aid Report forms.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Asian Pacific Fund 465 California Street Suite 809 San Francisco, CA 94104

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ACEC/CO Scholarship Program Up to $17,500 January 21

Eligibility: This scholarship helps engineering students. Criteria: * Full-time student * Pursuing a bachelor's degree in engineering or surveying at an accredited college or university in Colorado * Entering junior, senior or fifth year * Selection is based on GPA (28 percent), essay (25 percent), work experience (20 percent), recommendation (17 percent) and extracurricular activities (10 percent). Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, transcript, essay and recommendation.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, essay and recommendation are required.

American Council of Engineering Companies of Colorado 800 Grant Street Suite 100 Denver, CO 80203

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Alert Scholarship $500 Ongoing

Eligibility: Scholarships are awarded for the best editorials on the prevention of drug and alcohol abuse. Winning editorials will be published in Alert Magazine. Applicants must be high school students between the ages of 18 and 19 and residents of Alaska, Colorado, Idaho, Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Washington or Wyoming.

How to apply: No application necessary. To apply, submit a 650-800 word essay along with official transcript and personal photograph.

Alert Magazine P.O. Box 4833 Boise, ID 83711

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Animal Health International FFA Scholarship $1,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be working towards a 4-year degree in animal or dairy science at a U.S. institution. They must also be under 23 years of age and current members of FFA. Applicants must be residents of one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington or Wyoming. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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ASHRAE Rocky Mountain Chapter Scholarships $1,000 October 31

Eligibility: This scholarship helps students with an interest in HVAC who attend school in the ASHRAE Rocky Mountain chapter area. Criteria: * College or university student * Interested in HVAC. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and supporting materials.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.

American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc. - Rocky Mountain Chapter c/o Mike Harrington CFM Company 1440 South Lipan Street Denver, CO 80223

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BLET Auxiliary Scholarships $1,000 April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be the children of both a Grand International Auxiliary (GIA) and BLE member (living or deceased) and enrolled or accepted by an accredited university, college or institute of higher learning. If the applicant is a graduate student or returning to school as a sophomore, junior or senior, he or she must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Selection is based on academic record, leadership, character and personal achievement. Applicants must have a parent participating in the IWC.

How to apply: Applications are available online and by written request through your local GIA auxiliary or BLE division.

Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen Attn: Lawana Poss,National Secretary 1394 Bywood Court Suwanee, GA 30024

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Boettcher Foundation Scholarship Full tuition plus $2,800 stipend November 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors and current, legal residents of the state of Colorado who will graduate in the top 5 percent of their class. Applicants must have a composite score of 27 on the ACT or 1200 on the SAT. They should submit applications, essays, transcripts and standardized test scores. Selection is based on academic merit, demonstration of leadership skills, community service and character.

How to apply: Contact high school counselors for more information.

Boettcher Foundation 600 Seventeenth Street Suite 2210 South Denver, CO 80202-5422

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Bookbuilders West Scholarship $1,000 May 24

Eligibility: This scholarship helps students pursuing careers in publishing. Criteria: * Enrolled in a college, university or technical school in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington or Wyoming * GPA of 2.0 or higher. Applications available: From school's publishing department. Requires: Application form, letter from faculty member and student book project.

How to apply: Applications are available from your school's publishing department. An application form, letter from faculty member and student book project are required.

Publishing Professionals Network 9328 Elk Grove Boulevard Suite #105-250 Elk Grove, CA 95624

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Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Foundation Scholarship $2,500 May 31

Eligibility: Applicants must reside in one of the following states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota or Washington. Applicants must also major in one of the following areas: business, engineering, math, medicine/health administration, natural/physical sciences, technology or education and belong to AISES.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Indian Science and Engineering Society P.O. Box 9828 Albuquerque, NM 87119-9828

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CESDA Diversity Scholarship $1,000 March 6

Eligibility: Applicants must be either first generation college students, members of underrepresented ethnic or racial minorities or show financial need. They must be Colorado residents who are high school seniors at the time of application. Students must have a GPA of 2.8 or higher and enroll in a two- or four-year Colorado college or university in the fall following graduation. They must take at least six credit hours to qualify.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Colorado Educational Services and Development Association P.O. Box 40214 Denver, CO 80204

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CNA Nightingale Scholarship $1,000 October 26

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Colorado nursing students. Criteria: * Colorado resident * Second-year ASN student, third- or fourth-year BSN student, RN enrolled at any postsecondary level in a school of nursing, currently practicing RN enrolled in a doctoral program or DNP student * Minimum 3.25 GPA for undergraduates or minimum 3.5 GPA for graduate students * Current CNA or CSNA member * Plan to practice nursing in Colorado. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, statement of financial need, personal essay, two recommendations, resume, transcript and copy of CNA or CSNA membership card.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, statement of financial need, personal essay, two recommendations, resume, transcript and copy of CNA or CSNA membership card are required.

Colorado Nurses Foundation P.O. Box 3406 Englewood, CO 80155

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Colorado Business and Professional Women Education Foundation Varies May 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be women who are 25 years of age or older, United States citizens and Colorado residents for at least 12 months prior to the application deadline. They must be enrolled in or attending an accredited Colorado college, university or vocational training institution. Deadline is May 31.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Colorado Federation of Business and Professional Women P.O. Box 1189 Boulder, CO 80306-1189

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Colorado Healthcare Association for Human Resources Management Scholarship $1,000 September 26

Eligibility: This scholarship helps healthcare and human resources students who are in the final year of study. Criteria: * Enrolled at an accredited technical school or university * Minimum 3.0 GPA * Healthcare or human resources major. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, transcript, personal essay and faculty advisor reference.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, a transcript, a personal essay and a faculty advisor reference are required.

Colorado Healthcare Association for Human Resource Management c/o Gini Adams, Director of Employee and Public Relations Yuma District Hospital 1000 West 8th Avenue Yuma, CO 80759

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Colorado Masons Benevolent Fund Scholarships Up to $10,000 December 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors from a Colorado public high school planning to attend a Colorado postsecondary institution. Selection is based on leadership, maturity, need and scholastic ability without reference to race, creed, color, sex or Masonic relationship.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Colorado Masons Benevolent Fund Association 2400 Consistory Court Grand Junction, CO 81501

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Colorado Oratorical Contest $1,500-$18,000 January 29

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school students under the age of 20 who are U.S. citizens or legal residents and residents of the state. Students first give an oration within their state and winners compete at the national level. The oration must be related to the Constitution of the United States focusing on the duties and obligations citizens have to the government. It must be in English and be between eight and ten minutes. There is also an assigned topic which is posted on the website, and it should be between three and five minutes.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Legion, Department of Colorado 7465 E. 1st Avenue, Suite D Denver, CO 80230

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Colorado State Thespians Scholarships $1,000 November 10

Eligibility: This scholarship helps students who participate in theatre. Criteria: * High school senior * Minimum 2.75 GPA * Plan to attend one of 30 participating universities, colleges or conservatories from across the nation * Major in theatre * Must perform an audition in acting, musical theatre or dance or prepare a portfolio of expertise in technical theatre to present on the designated audition day in Denver, Colorado * Admission and additional scholarships may be offered by the colleges based on the audition. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, photo and $35 application fee.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, photo and $35 application fee are required.

Colorado State Thespians 2001 Lincoln Street Suite 1611 Denver, CO 80202

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Colorado Student Aid Program Varies Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be Colorado residents who plan to enroll or are enrolled in eligible programs at eligible Colorado postsecondary institutions. Applicants must make satisfactory academic progress and have not defaulted in educational loans or grants. Awards are need-based and merit-based and are made by institutions to students.

How to apply: Contact your financial aid office.

Colorado Department of Higher Education 1560 Broadway Suite 1600 Denver, CO 80202

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CSCA Scholarship Varies October 5 and October 29

Eligibility: Applicants must apply to and audition for the CSCA All Colorado Spirit Team. One spirit leader will be selected as a scholarship recipient based on community involvement, number of years in a spirit program, academic achievement, and letters of recommendation. Applicants must have a minimum of 3.0 GPA.

How to apply: Applications for CSCA All Colorado Spirit Team are available online. Applicants must also audition in person at the annual College Fair.

Colorado Spirit Coaches Association P.O. Box 248 Parker, CO 80134

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Darling International Inc. FFA Scholarship $2,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be current FFA members and high school seniors or college students planning to enroll or currently enrolled full-time. Students only need to complete the online application one time to be considered for all FFA-administered scholarships. The application requires information about the students' activities and a 1,000-word essay. Awards may be used for books, supplies, tuition, fees and room and board.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Dorothy Greer Scholarship Up to $2,000 February 15

Eligibility: This scholarship helps outstanding young journalists. Criteria: * Colorado high school senior * School is a member of the Colorado High School Press Association * Must have worked on yearbook or newspaper for at least two years * Minimum 3.0 GPA * Selection criteria include neatness (10 percent), quality of work (40 percent), personal statement (20 percent), letters of recommendation (20 percent) and grades (10 percent). Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, personal statement, transcript, three to four letters of recommendation, samples of published work and action photo.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal statement, transcript, three to four letters of recommendation, samples of published work and action photo are required.

Colorado High School Press Association CSU Student Media Lory Student Center Box 13 Fort Collins, CO 80523

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Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company of Iowa $1,500 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be FFA members working towards two or four-year degrees in one of the following areas of agriculture: agronomy, crop science, agricultural communications, education, journalism, extension, public relations, business management, economics, finance, sales, marketing, plant pathology, plant breeding, plant genetics, soil science, soil conservation, water conservation or public service and administration. Applicants must also be residents of Arkansas, Californis, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin and Nebraska to be eligible for this award. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: An application form is required.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Grange Insurance Group Scholarship $1,000-$2,500 March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be current Grange Insurance Group (GIG) policyholders (or children or grandchildren of GIG policyholders) in California, Colorado, Idaho, Oregon, Washington or Wyoming; Grange members (or children or grandchildren of Grange members) or children or grandchildren of current GIG employees and residents in California, Colorado, Idaho, Oregon, Washington and Wyoming. Applicants can apply for scholarships in either academic or vocational studies. Three of the awards will be for students wishing to pursue vocational studies and 22 will be for academic studies. The top scoring student in each category receives $1,500 and each additional winner receives $1,000. Scholarships may be used toward a certificate or degree in a recognized profession or vocation, including community colleges, business colleges and technical institutes, as well as institutions offering an academic degree program. Vocational scholarships are intended for use at community colleges, technical or business schools or other institutions that offer vocational training which does not lead to a two- or four-year academic degree. Selection is based on academic achievement and essays.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Grange Insurance Association Scholarship Committee P.O. Box 21089 Seattle, WA 98111-3089

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Greenhouse Scholars Scholarship Up to $5,000 December 8

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors who plan to attend a four-year college or university. They must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents who reside and attend school in Colorado, California, Georgia, New York or Illinois. They must have an unweighted GPA of 3.5 or higher, and they must demonstrate leadership, perseverance and financial need. Their household income must be $70,000 a year or less. Winners participate in an internship and summer symposium.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Greenhouse Scholars 1881 9th Street, Suite 200 Boulder, CO 80302

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H.M. Muffly Memorial Scholarship $2,500 October 26

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Colorado nursing students. Criteria: * Colorado resident * Nursing student * Upper division BSN student, RN pursuing a bachelor's degree or higher, practicing RN pursuing a doctoral degree or second- or third-year DNP student * Minimum 3.25 GPA for undergraduates * Minimum 3.5 GPA for grad students * Planning to practice nursing in Colorado. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, schedule of classes, two recommendation letters, financial need statement, transcript and personal essay.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, schedule of classes, two recommendation letters, financial need statement, transcript and personal essay are required.

Colorado Nurses Foundation P.O. Box 3406 Englewood, CO 80155

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Henry Sachs Foundation Scholarship $5,000 March 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be African-American residents of Colorado for at least five years. Applicants must be either seniors in high school or have graduated in the last three years but are not currently attending college. Awards are based on high school grade point average and financial need. If selected, applicants must attend a personal interview in order to receive the grant money.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Henry Sachs Foundation 90 S. Cascade Avenue Suite 1410 Colorado Springs, CO 80903

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Lee Magnon Memorial Scholarship $2,500 December 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate at an accredited two or four-year college or university. Applicants must be studying engineering and/or science at their chosen school. Applicants must have permanent residence in the NACE Central Area which includes the following states: Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two recommendation forms, an academic transcript and scholarship essay questions are required.

National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) International Foundation 15835 Park Ten Place Houston, TX 77084-5145

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Medical Group Management Association Western Section Scholarship $1,000-$5,000 May 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps MGMA Western Section members who are studying medical practice management or a related subject. Criteria: * MGMA member * Resident of a MGMA Western Section state, namely Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington or Wyoming * Undergraduate or graduate student * Enrolled in a degree program that is related to medical practice management (such as public health, business administration or health care administration). Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and supporting materials.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.

Medical Group Management Association 104 Inverness Terrace East Englewood, CO 80112

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MetLife Foundation FFA Scholarship $2,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be FFA members working towards four-year degrees in specific areas of agriculture including public service and administration, agribusiness management, range/soil science, public communications, plant or animal breeding and genetics, education, plant pathology, journalism, technology, extension, mechanization, public relations, finance, economics, sales, marketing or engineering. Applicants must also be residents of one of the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin or Wyoming. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Mikkelson Foundation Student Scholarship Program $3,000 April 15

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Colorado high school seniors. Criteria: * Graduating high school senior at a Colorado high school * Plan to study engineering, mathematics or science at an accredited four-year college or university * Plan to enroll in the fall of the application year * Minimum 3.7 GPA (unweighted) * Minimum 28 composite ACT score, or minimum 1800 cumulative SAT score. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, three letters of recommendation, standardized test scores, transcript and personal essay.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, three letters of recommendation, standardized test scores, a transcript and a personal essay are required.

Mikkelson Foundation P.O. Box 768 Monument, CO 80132

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NACE Sandia Mountain Section Scholarship $2,500 January 15

Eligibility: Applicants must an undergraduate enrolled full-time at an accredited college or university located in one of two states in the San Juan Basin which include Colorado and New Mexico. Applicants must have serious interest in pursuing full-time employment in the corrosion industry. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two recommendation forms, academic transcripts and essay scholarship questions are required.

National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) International Foundation 15835 Park Ten Place Houston, TX 77084-5145

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National Defense Transportation Association, St. Louis Area Chapter Scholarship $1,500-$4,000 March 1

Eligibility: Preference is given to students majoring in business, transportation logistics and physical distribution or a related field. High school students must live in Illinois or Missouri. College students must attend school in Colorado, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, South Dakota, Wisconsin or Wyoming.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Defense Transportation Association-Scott St. Louis Chapter Attention: Scholarship Committee P.O. Box 25486 Scott Air Force Base, IL 62225-0486

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Pinnacol Foundation Scholarship Program Varies April 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be dependents of workers killed or permanently injured in compensable work-related accidents during employment with Colorado-based employers. They must be between the ages of 16 and 25 and have a diploma or GED or be high school seniors in good standing. Letter of recommendation, essay, transcripts and documentation of the parent's injury or death are required.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Pinnacol Foundation 7501 E. Lowry Boulevard Denver, CO 80230

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RBC Dain Rauscher Colorado Scholarships $3,000 March 5

Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors at a Colorado high school who have a 3.75 or higher GPA and have completed college preparatory coursework.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Denver Foundation 55 Madison 8th Floor Denver, CO 80206

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Scholarship For Survivors of Childhood Cancer Varies March 15

Eligibility: Applicants must have been treated in or must currently be residing in the state of Colorado.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Stephen T. Marchello Scholarship Foundation 1170 E. Long Place Centennial, CO 80122

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A&WMA Connecticut Chapter Scholarship $1,000 First business day after March 31

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Connecticut students who are planning for careers in air and waste management or a related environmental subject. Criteria: * Connecticut resident * Enrolled at or accepted into a postsecondary institution * Full-time student * Majoring in or planning to major in an area of science or engineering that is related to air and waste management * Plan to pursue a career in air and waste management or a related environmental subject. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, transcript, resume, two letters of recommendation and plan of study statement.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, resume, two letters of recommendation and plan of study statement are required.

Air and Waste Management Association-Connecticut Chapter c/o Dana Lowes TRC 21 Griffin Road Windsor, CT 06082

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Aetna Foundation/NMF Healthcare Leadership Program $5,000 March 12 and April 11

Eligibility: Applicants must be United States citizens who are 2nd or 3rd year medical students at accredited U.S. medical schools. Applicants must be attending school in Southern California, Connecticut, Illinois, New Jersey, New York City, Atlanta or Philadelphia. They must also exhibit outstanding academic achievement, leadership and the potential to make great contributions to medicine. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application as well as financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online. Application, verification of citizenship and ethnicity, financial need information, curriculum vitae, biosketch, current medical school transcript, verification of medical school enrollment, personal statement and two letters of recommendation are required.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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AGC-CT Scholarships $2,500 March 31

Eligibility: This scholarship helps high school seniors who intend to study civil engineering or construction technology. Criteria: * U.S. citizen or legal resident * High school senior * Plan to major in construction technology or civil engineering * Plan to pursue a career in construction. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, two personal evaluation forms, one faculty evaluation form and official transcript.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two personal evaluation forms, one faculty evaluation form and an official transcript are required.

Connecticut Construction Industries Association 912 Silas Deane Highway Wethersfield, CT 06109

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Aurand Harris Memorial Playwriting Award $500-$1,000 May 1

Eligibility: Applicants must live in New England and/or be members of NETC and submit a full-length play written for a young audience. The play must not have been previously published, previously produced by a professional company or submitted to the Harris competition. Students may only submit one play. There is a $20 processing fee.

How to apply: There is no application.

New England Theatre Conference PMB 502 198 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02116-4750

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Big Y Scholarship Programs Varies February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must either be Big Y employees or their dependents or must reside or attend school in Western or Central Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Massachusetts or Connecticut. The scholarships are available to high school seniors, undergraduates, graduates, community college students and adult students. Applicants should submit transcripts, college entrance exams scores and two recommendation letters. Big Y employees must submit one recommendation from their supervisor. Selection is based on achievements, awards, community involvement, leadership positions and class rank. Eight scholarships are available specifically for dependents of law enforcement officers and firefighters.

How to apply: Applications are available at any Big Y location from October through January each year. Applications are also available at guidance offices of schools within Big Y's market area.

Big Y Scholarship Committee P.O. Box 7840 Springfield, MA 01102-7840

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Branham Scholarship Varies April 24

Eligibility: This scholarship helps students planning careers in advertising, marketing and supporting industries. Criteria: * Must attend or be accepted to an accredited university or technical or trade school * Major in advertising, marketing, broadcast media or print production * Must be sponsored by a member of the Advertising Club of Connecticut * Selection is based on GPA (20 percent), essay (30 percent), work experience and activities (30 percent) and SAT/ACT scores (20 percent). Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, referral letter, two letters of recommendation, essay, transcript and SAT/ACT scores.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, referral letter, two letters of recommendation, essay, transcript and SAT/ACT scores are required.

Advertising Club of Connecticut P.O. Box 298 Marlborough, CT 06447

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Buddy Pelletier Surfing Foundation Scholarship $1,000 June 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be members of the East Coast surfing community. Rising high school seniors, current undergraduate college students and returning students may apply regardless of age. Two letters of recommendation and a 500-word essay are required. Previous applicants and winners may reapply each year.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Buddy Pelletier Surfing Foundation Fund 5121 Chalk Street Morehead City, NC 28557

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CALS Memorial Scholarship Fund Varies June 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Connecticut surveying students. Criteria: * Connecticut resident * Enrolled in or accepted into a surveying or related degree program * Plans to pursue a career in surveying. Applications available: Online. Requires: Resume, transcript and statement of qualifications.

How to apply: Applications are available online. A resume, transcript and statement of qualifications are required.

Connecticut Association of Land Surveyors Inc. c/o Jay Doody 49 Arlington Street West Haven, CT 06516

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CBC Scholarship Fund $500-$2,000 March 13

Eligibility: This scholarship helps students pursuing degrees in construction-related fields. Criteria: * Graduating senior at a Connecticut high school * Connecticut resident * Entering an associate, bachelor's or master's degree program in architecture, engineering, construction management, surveying, planning or another construction-related field. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, essay, transcript and FAFSA Student Aid Report.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, essay, transcript and FAFSA Student Aid Report are required.

Connecticut Building Congress P.O. Box 743 Enfield, CT 06083

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Cindy Luberto Scholarship for Women Athletes $500 June 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be a female high school senior and participate in some sport either structured, recreational or intramural. Selection is based on the 250-word essay describing the passion for the sport that is played and how that sport or your participation is unique.

How to apply: Applications are available online and include an essay and a photo of the applicant playing the sport.

CT RollerGirls P.O. Box 1774 Naugatuck, CT 06770

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Clauder Competition Up to $2,500 Varies

Eligibility: This scholarship helps playwrights. Criteria: * Live or attend school in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont * Residency/school attendance requirement may be waived for playwrights who have previously lived in New England and produce material relevant to the area * Must submit a full-length play that is an original work and has not been produced or published. Applications available: No application form is required. Requires: Script.

How to apply: No application form is required.

Portland Stage Company P.O. Box 1458 Portland, ME 04104

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Combs Hospitality Scholarship $1,000 April 2

Eligibility: This scholarship helps hospitality students who are from Connecticut. Criteria: * Connecticut resident * Pursuing a degree in hospitality. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and supporting materials.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.

Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism One Constitution Plaza Second Floor Hartford, CT 06103

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Connecticut Aid for Public College Students Up to amount of unmet financial need Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be Connecticut residents attending a public Connecticut college or university. The award is based on financial need.

How to apply: Apply through your college financial aid office.

Connecticut Office of Financial and Academic Affairs for Higher Education 61 Woodland Street Hartford, CT 06105-2326

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Connecticut Dunkin' Donuts Franchisee Scholarship $1,000 March 15

Eligibility: This scholarship assists Connecticut students who demonstrate academic excellence, leadership and participation in school and community activities. Criteria: * High school senior * Must plan to enroll at least half-time in a bachelor's degree, associate degree or certificate program at an accredited college, university or technical school Applications available: From Dunkin' Donuts stores and high school guidance offices starting March 1 of each year.

How to apply: Applications are available from Dunkin' Donuts stores and high school guidance offices beginning March 1 of each year.

Dunkin' Donuts Connecticut Scholarship

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Connecticut National Guard Foundation Scholarships $1,000-$4,000 March 15

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Connecticut National Guard members and their children and spouses. Criteria: * Enrolled in or planning to attend an accredited degree or technical program * Selection is based on achievement and citizenship * Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, two letters of recommendation, list of extracurricular activities and accomplishments, transcript including GPA and personal statement.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two letters of recommendation, a list of extracurricular activities and accomplishments, transcript including GPA and a personal statement are required.

Connecticut National Guard Foundation Inc. State Armory 360 Broad Street Hartford, CT 06105

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Desjardins Scholarship Varies Varies

Eligibility: This scholarship helps New England engineering students. Criteria: * Civil engineering student * Enrolled at an accredited school in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont * Must demonstrate a commitment to transportation engineering through extracurricular activities or coursework. Applications available: By request. Requires: Application form and supporting materials.

How to apply: Applications are available by request from the New England section of the Institute of Transportation Engineers. An application form and supporting materials are required.

Institute of Transportation Engineers - New England Section

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Dr. and Mrs. Arthur F. Sullivan Fund Varies March 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be accepted to or enrolled in medical school. They must reside in the Connecticut Community Foundation's service area and demonstrate exemplary academic achievement.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Connecticut Community Foundation Center for Philanthropy 43 Field Street Waterbury, CT 06702

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Dr. James L. Lawson Memorial Scholarship $500 January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must have at least a general ham radio license, be residents of and attend post-secondary institutions in the New England states (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont) or New York state and be pursuing a bachelor's or graduate degree in electronics, communications or a related field.

How to apply: Applications are available online but cannot be completed electronically. All applications must be mailed.

American Radio Relay League Foundation 225 Main Street Newington, CT 06111

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Dubose Scholarship $1,200-$5,000 April 22

Eligibility: This scholarship helps architecture students. Criteria: * Completed two years of an NAAB accredited architecture program leading to a bachelor's degree as of June 30 of the year of application * Students enrolled in non-accredited programs who have been accepted to an NAAB accredited master's degree program, as well as those currently enrolled in such a program, are also eligible * Full-time student * Preference is given to students at the University of Pennsylvania, Georgia Institute of Technology, and Fontainebleau summer program and to Connecticut residents. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, statement of goals, resume, financial aid information sheet, two letters of reference and submission of a favorite project.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, statement of goals, resume, financial aid information sheet, two letters of reference and submission of a favorite project are required.

Connecticut Architecture Foundation 370 James Street Suite 402 New Haven, CT 06513

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Eddy Scholarship $1,000-$2,500 April 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps students interested in journalism careers. Criteria: * Rising college junior or senior at a four-year college * Connecticut resident or student of a Connecticut school * Should be able to submit samples of work that shows interest and competency in journalism. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, transcript, essay and writing samples, tapes or related work in any media.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, essay and writing samples, tapes or related work in any media are required.

Society of Professional Journalists-Connecticut Professional Chapter Attn: Lila Carney P.O. Box 5071 Woodbridge, CT 06525

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English Language Learner Educator Incentive Program Up to $5,000 October 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students in their last two years of study who plan to become bilingual education teachers or teachers of English to non-native students in Connecticut public schools. Applicants must be enrolled full-time in participating undergraduate or graduate teacher preparation programs at the following universities: Central Connecticut State University, Fairfield University and Southern Connecticut State University. Applicants must start their teaching careers within 16 months of graduation.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Connecticut Office of Financial and Academic Affairs for Higher Education 61 Woodland Street Hartford, CT 06105-2326

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FMC Skaters Scholarship Varies May 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be a New England resident, a senior in high school and skate at a FMC arena. Selection is based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities, community service and accomplishments and leadership on the ice.

How to apply: Applications are available online. Along with the application form, students must submit a high school transcript, one letter of recommendation, a student resume and a personal essay.

Facility Management Corporation (FMC) Ice Sports 100 Schoosett Street, Building 3 Pembroke, MA 02359

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Gibson-Laemel Scholarship $1,000 June 15

Eligibility: This scholarship helps students majoring in fields related to physical education. Criteria: * Connecticut student who has declared a major in health, physical education, recreation or dance * College junior or senior * Maintain a GPA of 2.7 or higher * Must be a CTAHPERD member. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, personal statement, transcript and two letters of recommendation.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal statement, transcript and two letters of recommendation are required.

Connecticut Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance c/o Janice Skene, CTAHPERD Scholarship Chair Buttonball Lane School 376 Buttonball Lane Glastonbury, CT 06033

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Governor's Scholarship - Need and Merit-Based Award $3,500-$5,000 February 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be a high school senior or high school graduate with a high school junior year class rank of 20% or better. Applicants must have a minimum SAT score of 1800 or ACT score of 27. Applicants must attend a Connecticut public or non-profit private college. Selection is based on financial need and academic merit.

How to apply: Applications are available through high school guidance offices. An application form and Free Application for Federal Student Aid are required.

Connecticut Office of Financial and Academic Affairs for Higher Education 61 Woodland Street Hartford, CT 06105-2326

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Governor's Scholarship - Need-Based Award Up to $3,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be attending a public or non-profit private Connecticut college or university. Applicants must be enrolled in full-time study in a two- or four-year program. Applicants must have a federal Expected Family Contribution withing the allowable range. Selection is based on need.

How to apply: A Free Application for Federal Student Aid is required.

Connecticut Office of Financial and Academic Affairs for Higher Education 61 Woodland Street Hartford, CT 06105-2326

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Karen Ann Shopis-Fox Memorial Scholarship $1,500-$2,500 March 15

Eligibility: This scholarship helps landscape architecture and environmental education students. Criteria: * Connecticut resident * Enrolled in an accredited post-secondary program * Undergraduate or graduate student. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, transcript, personal statement and letter of recommendation.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, personal statement and letter of recommendation are required.

American Society of Landscape Architects 370 James Street 4th Floor New Haven, CT 06513

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Kent Nutrition Group Inc. FFA Scholarship $1,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be FFA members working towards a four-year degree in one of the following fields: animal science, animal nutrition, dairy science, poultry science, equine/equestrian science, agriculture, agricultural science, agricultural business management, economics, finance or marketing and sales. Applicants attend college in and be residents of one of the following states: Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia or West Virginia. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Kolinsky Memorial Scholarship At least $1,000 February 9

Eligibility: This scholarship helps aspiring sports journalists. Criteria: * Connecticut high school senior * Admitted to an accredited four-year college and plan to pursue studies leading to a career in sports journalism * Winners may apply for grants for succeeding years of undergraduate study as long as they make satisfactory progress, but no student may receive more than $6,500 in funds. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, essay, summary of academic and employment history, evidence of good academic standing, letter of recommendation and three samples of published work.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, essay, summary of academic and employment history, evidence of good academic standing, letter of recommendation and three samples of published work are required.

Connecticut Sports Writers Alliance P.O. Box 70 Unionville, CT 06085-0070

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Lois Livingston McMillen Memorial Fund Varies March 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be women who plan to study art at an accredited college or university, or in an artist-in-residence program. They must also live in the Connecticut Community Foundation's service area.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Connecticut Community Foundation Center for Philanthropy 43 Field Street Waterbury, CT 06702

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Mahindra USA Women in Ag Scholarship $2,500 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be female members of FFA working towards two or four-year degrees in an agriculture-related field. Majors not accepted include dietetics, food service, public service, packaging, parks and recreation studies, biosciences, technology, engineering, marine biology and natural resource management. Applicants must also reside in one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, or West Virginia. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required as well as participation in community service, financial need and leadership ability. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Malcolm Baldrige Scholarship Varies March 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be Connecticut students who are entering or currently attending a Connecticut college or university, and they must demonstrate exemplary academic achievement. International business students must be fluent in or be formally studying a foreign language.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Connecticut Community Foundation Center for Philanthropy 43 Field Street Waterbury, CT 06702

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Mary Benevento Scholarship $1,000 June 15

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Connecticut students who are planning to pursue higher education in certain subjects related to health and physical education. Criteria: * U.S. citizen * Connecticut resident * High school senior * Plan to attend an accredited Connecticut college or university * Plan to major in school health teaching, physical education, recreation or dance. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, transcript, personal statement and one letter of recommendation.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, personal statement and one letter of recommendation are required.

Connecticut Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance c/o Janice Skene, CTAHPERD Scholarship Chair Buttonball Lane School 376 Buttonball Lane Glastonbury, CT 06033

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Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity Up to $5,000 April 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school juniors or seniors or must be entering or in the first year of an undergraduate degree program. They must be Connecticut or New York City residents or students who attend or plan to attend a Connecticut or New York City institution of higher learning. Students must have come up with a solution to a problem faced by their school, community or family; solve an artistic, scientific or technical problem or develop an innovative way to save the environment or improve public health.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Community Foundation for Greater New Haven 70 Audubon Street New Haven, CT 06510-9755

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NACA® Mid Atlantic Higher Education Research Scholarship Varies June 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be conducting research that will add to the college student personnel knowledge base including projects that focus on campus activities, problems faced by student affairs practitioners and challenges of higher education as they relate to campus activities. High school students are not eligible.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Association for Campus Activities 13 Harbison Way Columbia, SC 29212

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NACE Eastern Area Scholarship $3,000 January 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be a permanent resident of the United States. Applicants must be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate in an accredited Engineering or Physical Science degree program at a two or four-year college or university. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Applicants must have a permanent address within the NACE Eastern Area which includes the following states and/or U.S. Territories: Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana (excluding Lake, Porter La Porte, Newton and Jasper counties), Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two recommendation forms, an academic transcript and essay scholarship questions are required.

National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) International Foundation 15835 Park Ten Place Houston, TX 77084-5145

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National Tour Association (NTA) Connecticut Undergraduate Scholarship $1,000 April 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Connecticut travel, tourism and hospitality undergraduates. Criteria: * Permanent resident of Connecticut * Enrolled full-time at an accredited four-year school in Connecticut * Studying hospitality, tourism or travel * Rising undergraduate junior or senior * Minimum 3.0 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, personal essay, proof of residency, two letters of recommendation, official transcript and resume.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal essay, proof of residency, two letters of recommendation, an official transcript and a resume are required.

Tourism Cares 275 Turnpike Street Suite 307 Canton, MA 02021

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New England FEMARA Scholarships $1,000 January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must have at least a technician ham radio license and be residents of the New England States (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont).

How to apply: Applications are available online. Completed applications must be mailed in. They cannot be completed electronically.

American Radio Relay League Foundation 225 Main Street Newington, CT 06111

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New England Regional Student Program $6,900 Varies

Eligibility: Students must be residents of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont and attend a school in another of those states that offers an RSP program in their major. The major must not be available at an in-school state.

How to apply: Students should note that they are interested in the RSP program on their regular college application.

New England Board of Higher Education 45 Temple Place Boston, MA 02111

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SGT Felix Delgreco Jr. Scholarship $4,000 March 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be sons or daughters of a member of the Connecticut Army National Guard. They must be enrolled in or plan to attend an accredited degree or technical program.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Connecticut National Guard Foundation Inc. State Armory 360 Broad Street Hartford, CT 06105

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Shaw-Worth Memorial Scholarship $2,500 March 25

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors in a New England public, private, parochial or vocational school. Awards are based on the work the applicants have done on behalf of animals, such as inspiring leadership in animal protection organizations or presentations on humane topics. Neither scholastic standing nor financial need is considered. No application is required, only a narrative about the applicants' achievements in animal protection.

How to apply: Submit materials to the address listed.

Humane Society of the United States New England Regional Office P.O. Box 619 Jacksonville, VT 05342

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Stephen Philips Memorial Scholarship $3,000-$18,000 May 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps New England students. Criteria: * U.S. resident or resident alien * Permanent resident of Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont * Enrolled in a demanding undergraduate course of study pursuing first degree * GPA of 3.0 or higher * Demonstrate citizenship, character, serious-mindedness and financial need * Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, essay, transcript, counselor or professor recommendation, additional letter of recommendation, FAFSA Student Aid Report, financial aid award letter, documentation of college costs and student's and parents' tax forms.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, essay, transcript, counselor or professor recommendation, additional letter of recommendation, FAFSA Student Aid Report, financial aid award letter, documentation of college costs and student's and parents' tax forms are required.

Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund P.O. Box 870 Salem, MA 01970

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Timothy Bigelow and Palmer W. Bigelow, Jr. Scholarship $3,000 May 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be seniors in a two-year course and have finished the first year, juniors in a four-year course and have finished the first two years or be graduate students. Undergraduates must have a minimum 2.25 GPA and graduate students a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students must be from Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont. Preference will be given to applicants who have financial need and who plan to work in the nursery industry after graduation, including starting a business.

How to apply: Applications are available online or by mail.

Horticultural Research Institute 525 9th Street NW Suite 800 Washington, DC 20004

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Walter Schoenknecht Tourism and Travel Scholarship $1,000 April 7

Eligibility: This scholarship helps travel, tourism and hospitality students in Connecticut. Criteria: * Connecticut resident * Majoring in travel, tourism or hospitality at an accredited school. Applications available: By request. Requires: Application form and supporting materials.

How to apply: Applications are available by request from the Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism. An application form and supporting materials are required.

Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism One Constitution Plaza Second Floor Hartford, CT 06103

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Win Cash for Class Scholarship Program $1,000-$4,000 September 4

Eligibility: This scholarship helps healthcare and business management students. Criteria: * Studying or planning to study a healthcare or business management subject * Must be enrolled at an accredited Connecticut school; a student who is the spouse or child of an HFMA Connecticut Chapter member and who is enrolled at a non-Connecticut school; a Connecticut resident who commutes to a school located in an HFMA Region 1 state or a permanent Connecticut healthcare industry worker. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, essay, references and verification of enrollment.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, essay, references and verification of enrollment are required.

Mary G. Messina HFMA Scholarship Committee c/o Yale - New Haven Health System One Church Street, Fourth Floor New Haven, CT 06510

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DC Tuition Assistance Grant Program Up to $10,000 June 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be residents who have lived in the District of Columbia for at least 12 months prior to the beginning of their freshman year of college. Applicants must also either plan to or be currently enrolled at least half-time in an undergraduate or certificate program.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Government of the District of Columbia DC Tuition Assistance Grant Program 441 4th Street NW, Suite 350 North Washington, DC 20001

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District of Columbia Tuition Assistance Grant $2,500-$10,000 June 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Washington, DC for at least 12 months before the start of their freshman year of college, high school graduates or GED recipients, enrolled at least half-time at an eligible institution and be 24 years of age or younger. Applicants must maintain satisfactory academic progress, not have defaulted on student loans, have registered with the Selective Service, be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, have not already received a B.A. or B.S. and have not been incarcerated.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

DC Tuition Assistance Grant Office 441 4th Street NW Suite 450 North Washington, DC 20001

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Diverse Minds Writing Challenge $1,000-$5,000 March

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school students in grades 9-12. Four contests are heald, one in each of New York City, Washington, D.C. metro area, South Jersey and Delaware and Delmarva Peninsula. Applicants may work individually or as a team of up to four members to create a children's book that discusses the topics of tolerance and diversity.

How to apply: Entries must be submitted by email or regular mail and must include a cover letter with name and contact information of author(s), name of school and teacher and a brief biographical note.

B'nai B'rith International 4605 Lankershim Boulevard Suite 710 North Hollywood, CA 91602

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Lasley Scholarship Competition Varies Unknown

Eligibility: This scholarship helps performing artists. Criteria: * Full-time undergraduate or graduate music students * Virginia, Maryland or Washington, DC resident or student at a college, university or conservatory in Virginia, Maryland or Washington DC * 25 years of age or younger * Prior first place winners may not reenter. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, resume and $25 application fee.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, resume and $25 entry fee are required.

Symphony Orchestra League of Alexandria 2121 Eisenhower Avenue Suite 608 Alexandria, VA 22314

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Margaret A. Pemberton Scholarship Varies April 15

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Washington, DC students who plan to major in nursing. Criteria: * U.S. citizen * Graduating senior at a Washington, DC high school * Accepted into a U.S.-based bachelor's degree program endorsed by the National League for Nursing * Minimum 2.8 GPA * Must demonstrate financial need. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, personal statement, official transcript, copy of college acceptance letter and two recommendation letters.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal statement, official transcript, copy of college acceptance letter and two recommendation letters are required.

Black Nurses Association of Greater Washington, DC Area Inc. P.O. Box 55285 Washington, DC 20040

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NACA Mid Atlantic Graduate Student Scholarship Varies May 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in master's or doctorate degree programs in student personnel services or a related area. Applicants must be attending a graduate school in Washington DC, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York or eastern Pennsylvania, be involved in campus activities and plan to pursue a career in campus activities.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Association for Campus Activities 13 Harbison Way Columbia, SC 29212

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NACA Mid Atlantic Undergraduate Scholarship for Student Leaders Varies March 31, first 75 applicants only

Eligibility: Students must hold a significant campus leadership position, demonstrate significant leadership skills and abilities and make significant contributions through on- or off-campus volunteering. Students must attend school in Delaware, New Jersey, Maryland, New York, eastern Pennsylvania or Washington, DC. Only the first 75 applicants are considered.

How to apply: Applications are available online. Only the first 75 applicants are considered.

National Association for Campus Activities 13 Harbison Way Columbia, SC 29212

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Washington DC Alumnae Chapter Scholarship Varies February 28

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Washington, DC residents who are attending Washington, DC public or private high schools. Criteria: * Graduating senior * Must have taken the SAT or ACT. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, copy of ACT or SAT scores, proof of family income, two letters of recommendation, autobiographic sketch and transcript with GPA.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, copy of ACT or SAT scores, proof of family income, two letters of recommendation, autobiographic sketch and transcript with GPA are required.

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.-Washington, DC Alumnae Chapter P.O. Box 90202 Washington, DC 20090-0202

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Better Business Bureau of Delaware Foundation Student Ethics Scholarship $2,500 January 7

Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate leadership, community service, personal integrity and academic strength and must plan to attend an accredited college or university.

How to apply: Applicants must be nominated by an employee or owner of a company that is accredited by the BBB. An application form, two letters of recommendation, an essay, supporting documentation, a copy of the transcript and certification by sponsor to the BBB are required.

Better Business Bureau (BBB) of Delaware Education Foundation Attn.: Scholarship Committee 60 Reads Way New Castle, DE 19720

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Delaware Diamond State Scholarship $1,250 March 5

Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Delaware, U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens, high school seniors who rank in the upper quarter of their class and score a minimum of 1200 on the SAT and enroll as full-time students in a degree program at a regionally accredited college.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Department of Education - School Supports The Townsend Building 401 Federal Street Suite 2 Dover, DE 19901-3639

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Delaware Educational Benefits for Children of Deceased Veterans and Others Full tuition and fees 6-8 weeks prior to the start of classes

Eligibility: This scholarship helps children of armed forces members who are deceased or are/were POW or MIA, deceased state police officers and deceased Department of Transportation employees. Critiera: * Applicant's parent must have died of a service- or job-related cause if deceased * Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen and Delaware resident * 16 to 24 years of age. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form is required.

Department of Education - School Supports The Townsend Building 401 Federal Street Suite 2 Dover, DE 19901-3639

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Delaware Engineering Society - Joe J. Welker Memorial Scholarship $1,000-$2,000 December 16

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Delaware students who planning to study engineering at the undergraduate level. Criteria: * Graduating high school senior * Attending a Delaware high school or a Delaware resident * Plan to enroll in an ABET-accredited engineering program during the fall following high school graduation * Minimum SAT math score of 600 * Minimum SAT critical reading score of 500 * Minimum SAT writing score of 500. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, official transcript, personal essay, SAT scores and two recommendation letters.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, personal essay, SAT scores and two letters of recommendation are required.

Delaware Engineering Society Scholarship Program c/o Delaware Higher Education Commission Carvel State Office Building 820 North French Street Wilmington, DE 19801

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Delaware Governor's Workforce Development Grant Up to $2,000 July 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Delaware and U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens who are 18 or older. Applicants must meet income requirements. Students must attend a participating school in Delaware on a part-time basis and be employed in Delaware full-time with a small employer, part-time or through temporary employment. Applicants must be employed by an eligible employer who contributes to the Blue Collar Training Fund Program. Academic progress is monitored.

How to apply: Applications are available online. The deadline is the close of the term in which the funds will be used, but it is recommended that applications be submitted before the start of the term.

Department of Education - School Supports The Townsend Building 401 Federal Street Suite 2 Dover, DE 19901-3639

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Delaware Scholarship Incentive Program $700-$2,200 April 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be legal residents of Delaware and U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens who are enrolled full-time at a regionally-accredited undergraduate institution in Delaware or Pennsylvania. Other undergraduate and graduate students will be considered if their major is not available at a public college in Delaware. Students must demonstrate substantial financial need and have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Applicants must also submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

How to apply: Delaware residents are automatically considered for the scholarship when their FAFSA form is received.

Department of Education - School Supports The Townsend Building 401 Federal Street Suite 2 Dover, DE 19901-3639

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Diverse Minds Writing Challenge $1,000-$5,000 March

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school students in grades 9-12. Four contests are heald, one in each of New York City, Washington, D.C. metro area, South Jersey and Delaware and Delmarva Peninsula. Applicants may work individually or as a team of up to four members to create a children's book that discusses the topics of tolerance and diversity.

How to apply: Entries must be submitted by email or regular mail and must include a cover letter with name and contact information of author(s), name of school and teacher and a brief biographical note.

B'nai B'rith International 4605 Lankershim Boulevard Suite 710 North Hollywood, CA 91602

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DSWA John P. "Pat" Healy Scholarship $2,000 March 5

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Delaware students wishing to pursue higher education in the environmental sciences or environmental engineering. Criteria: * U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen * Legal resident of Delaware * Full-time student * High school senior, undergraduate freshman or undergraduate sophomore * Majoring in or planning to major in environmental science or environmental engineering * Attending or planning to attend a college or university located in Delaware * Has completed the FAFSA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, personal essay, transcript and FAFSA.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal essay, transcript and FAFSA are required.

Department of Education - School Supports The Townsend Building 401 Federal Street Suite 2 Dover, DE 19901-3639

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DuPont/Delaware FFA Endowment Scholarship $1,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be Deleware residents and FFA members working towards four-year degrees in either agricultural sciences or agricultural education. A minimum GPA of 3.5 is required. Those with experience in state or local leadership are given preference. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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First State Manufactured Housing Association Scholarship Up to $2,000 April 3

Eligibility: This scholarship helps students who have lived in manufactured homes for at least one year prior to application. Criteria: * Legal Delaware resident * High school senior or former graduate * Enroll in an accredited program full- or part-time * Selection based on scholastic achievement, financial need, essay and recommendations. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, essay, transcript and FAFSA.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, essay, FAFSA and transcript are required.

Department of Education - School Supports The Townsend Building 401 Federal Street Suite 2 Dover, DE 19901-3639

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Frank McHenry Memorial Scholarship $1,000 June 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors who are involved with competitive artistic roller skating in the Eastern Region. Students must be members of a USA Roller Skating club and be registered to compete in the Eastern Regional Championships. Selection is based on skating participation and success, academic achievement and financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Eastern Region USA Roller Skating 30 Wyndham Road Voorhees, NJ 08043

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Fresh Start Scholarship Varies May 15

Eligibility: Applicants should be women at least 20 years old with financial need who have a high school diploma or G.E.D., have had at least a two year break in education either after finishing high school or during college studies and are enrolled in a Delaware college in a two- or four-year degree program at the undergraduate level. Applicants should have at least a C average if already in college.

How to apply: Applications are available online or by mail and include a personal statement. A social service agency or college representative should recommend applicants.

Fresh Start Scholarship Foundation P.O. Box 7784 Wilmington, DE 19803

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Henry Belin du Pont Dissertation Fellowship $6,500 plus housing November 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be doctoral students who have completed all course work and are performing dissertation research. Research topics should involve historical questions and should relate to the collections in the Hagley Library. Fellows will receive housing, office space, a computer and Internet access. A presentation is required at the end of the residence period.

How to apply: Applications are available online. For more information contact Dr. Roger Horowitz at rhorowitz@hagley.org.

Hagley Museum and Library Center for the History of Business, Technology and Society P.O. Box 3630 Wilmington, DE 19807-0630

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Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships Varies February 4

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or college freshmen or sophomores who are under the age of 20. Students must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are residents of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Oklahoma, Missouri, Nebraska, Arkansas, Tennessee, Louisiana, Mississippi, Florida or Texas. High school applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and college applicants must have a minimum 2.75 GPA.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Jimmy Rane Foundation P.O. Box 40 Abbeville, AL 36310

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Kent Nutrition Group Inc. FFA Scholarship $1,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be FFA members working towards a four-year degree in one of the following fields: animal science, animal nutrition, dairy science, poultry science, equine/equestrian science, agriculture, agricultural science, agricultural business management, economics, finance or marketing and sales. Applicants attend college in and be residents of one of the following states: Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia or West Virginia. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Lou Manzione Scholarship $1,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be a high school senior in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, or Delaware and registered with USA Hockey. Selection is based on the personal essay, scholastic achievement, the coach and teacher recommendations and extracurricular activities.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Atlantic Amateur Hockey Association Attn.: Tom Koester P.O. Box 213 Lafayette Hill, PA 19444

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Margaret A. Stafford Nursing Scholarship Varies April 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Delaware nursing students. Criteria: * Delaware resident * Enrolled in or accepted into a nursing degree program at an accredited postsecondary institution. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, transcript, personal statement and two recommendation letters.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, personal statement and two recommendation letters are required.

Delaware Community Foundation P.O. Box 1636 Wilmington, DE 19899

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NACA Mid Atlantic Graduate Student Scholarship Varies May 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in master's or doctorate degree programs in student personnel services or a related area. Applicants must be attending a graduate school in Washington DC, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York or eastern Pennsylvania, be involved in campus activities and plan to pursue a career in campus activities.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Association for Campus Activities 13 Harbison Way Columbia, SC 29212

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NACA Mid Atlantic Undergraduate Scholarship for Student Leaders Varies March 31, first 75 applicants only

Eligibility: Students must hold a significant campus leadership position, demonstrate significant leadership skills and abilities and make significant contributions through on- or off-campus volunteering. Students must attend school in Delaware, New Jersey, Maryland, New York, eastern Pennsylvania or Washington, DC. Only the first 75 applicants are considered.

How to apply: Applications are available online. Only the first 75 applicants are considered.

National Association for Campus Activities 13 Harbison Way Columbia, SC 29212

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NACE Eastern Area Scholarship $3,000 January 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be a permanent resident of the United States. Applicants must be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate in an accredited Engineering or Physical Science degree program at a two or four-year college or university. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Applicants must have a permanent address within the NACE Eastern Area which includes the following states and/or U.S. Territories: Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana (excluding Lake, Porter La Porte, Newton and Jasper counties), Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two recommendation forms, an academic transcript and essay scholarship questions are required.

National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) International Foundation 15835 Park Ten Place Houston, TX 77084-5145

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New Jersey Open Scholarship $500 June 14

Eligibility: Applicants must be a high school senior who is a member of a USA Roller Skating club in the Eastern Region. The student must compete in the New Jersey Open Invitational. Selection is based on skating achievements and participation, academic success and financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Eastern Region USA Roller Skating 30 Wyndham Road Voorhees, NJ 08043

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Shaw-Worth Memorial Scholarship $2,500 March 25

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors in a New England public, private, parochial or vocational school. Awards are based on the work the applicants have done on behalf of animals, such as inspiring leadership in animal protection organizations or presentations on humane topics. Neither scholastic standing nor financial need is considered. No application is required, only a narrative about the applicants' achievements in animal protection.

How to apply: Submit materials to the address listed.

Humane Society of the United States New England Regional Office P.O. Box 619 Jacksonville, VT 05342

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Student Leadership Award Application $3,000 April 21

Eligibility: Applicants must be current full-time or part-time undergraduate or graduate level college students who are pursuing a curriculum related to the construction industry and reside or attend college in Pennsylvania, New Jersey or Delaware. Applications are available online and must be submitted by email. An application form, an essay and a transcript are required.

How to apply: Applications are available online and must be submitted by email. An application form, an essay and a transcript are required.

Construction Management Association of America-Mid Atlantic Chapter Richard A. Bernardini, PE, CCM, LEED-AP Student Leadership Award Program Chairman

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Youth Opportunity Scholarship Varies April 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps students who have been affected by chronic illness. Criteria: * Experienced a chronic illness that lasted at least six months and has hindered ability to pursue education * Student or former student in the state of Delaware * Preference is given to those who are or were enrolled in the First State School or any of its branches. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and two letters of recommendation.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and two letters of recommendation are required.

Delaware Community Foundation P.O. Box 1636 Wilmington, DE 19899

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Access to Better Learning and Education Grant Program Varies Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be Florida residents for at least a year and first-time undergraduate students enrolled in degree programs (except theology or divinity degrees). Applicants must meet Florida's general state aid eligibility requirements. Participating institutions determine application procedures, deadlines and student eligibility.

How to apply: Contact the financial aid office at eligible Florida colleges and universities.

Florida Department of Education Office of Student Financial Assistance 325 W Gaines Street Suite 1314 Tallahassee, FL 32399

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Animal Health International FFA Scholarship $1,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be working towards a 4-year degree in animal or dairy science at a U.S. institution. They must also be under 23 years of age and current members of FFA. Applicants must be residents of one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington or Wyoming. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Birdsong Peanuts FFA Scholarship $1,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must produce peanuts or come from peanut-producing families. They must also be current FFA members under the age of 23 working towards degrees in agriculture or agribusiness at U.S. institutions. Applicants must be residents of Alabama, Florida or Georgia. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Black History Month Essay Contest Full tuition January 25

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Florida students. Criteria: * Student at a Florida school in grades 4 through 12 * Must compose an essay on the given topic * Winners receive a four-year full scholarship to a Florida state college or university and a trip to the Governor's Black History Month celebration. Applications available: Online. Requires: Parental waiver, essay and student's contact information.

How to apply: Applications are available online. A parental waiver, essay and student's contact information are required.

State of Florida Office of the Governor The Capitol 400 S Monroe Street Tallahassee, FL 32399-0001

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Curwen-Guidry-Blackburn Scholarship Fund $500 March 15

Eligibility: Students must be high school seniors and currently bowling in a USBC Certified Youth League. Students must reside in a Southern Bowling Congress member state which include Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee and Texas. Students must have bowled in a USBC Certified Youth League three of four years in high school and bowled 75 percent of the league schedule. Students must have grade point average of 2.50 on a 4.0 scale

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official high school grade and credits transcript with a minimum of six semesters of information that includes ACT and/or SAT scores and a personal letter of recommendation from high school principal or counselor are required.

Southern Bowling Congress 9817 Miller Road Sherwood, AR 72120

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Dixie Boys Baseball Scholarship Program $1,250 April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must plan to pursue undergraduate studies at a college or university. An application, financial statement, two recommendation letters, proof of baseball participation, transcript and essay are required. Selection is based on class rankings, strong school and community leadership and financial need. Programs are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Dixie Boys Baseball P.O. Box 8263 Dothan, AL 36304

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Dixie Youth Scholarship Program $2,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must have been registered on a Dixie Youth Baseball team participating in a franchised Dixie Youth Baseball Inc. league prior to reaching age thirteen. Selection is based on financial need, scholastic record and citizenship. Programs are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

How to apply: Contact your local league officials or a district, state or national director for an application, and applications are also available online.

Dixie Youth Baseball P.O. Box 877 Marshall, TX 75671

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Dr. Robert W. Sims Memorial Scholarship $3,000 February 15

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Florida computer science and information technology students. Criteria: * U.S. citizen * Florida resident * Full-time student at an accredited postsecondary institution in Florida * Enrolled in or planning to enroll in a computer science, information technology or related program of study * Minimum 2.5 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, official transcript, resume, three recommendation letters, degree program description and personal essay.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, resume, three recommendation letters, a degree program description and a personal essay are required.

Florida Association of Educational Data Systems c/o Ms. Marsha Cole, FAEDS Scholarship Chairperson Duval County Public Schools 3047 Boulevard Center Drive, Team Center B, 2nd Floor Jacksonville, FL 32207

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Earl I. Anderson Scholarship $1,250 January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must have some form of ham radio operating license, be residents of Florida, Illinois, Indiana or Michigan, major in electronic engineering or a related technical field and be ARRL members.

How to apply: Applications are available online. Completed applications must be submitted by mail.

American Radio Relay League Foundation 225 Main Street Newington, CT 06111

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Excellence in Service Award Varies July 24

Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students at an accredited public or private institution of higher education within the state of Florida.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Florida's Office of Campus Volunteers Florida Campus Compact 1801 Miccosukee Commons Drive Suite 200 Tallahassee, FL 32308

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Family District 1 Scholarships Varies April 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors, high school graduates or current undergraduate or graduate students who plan to attend a college or university full-time during the calendar year of application. They must be residents of Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee or Florida.

How to apply: Applications are available online. The current application must be used and must be sent by certified mail and return receipt requested.

American Hellenic Education Progressive Association 1909 Q Street NW Suite 500 Washington, DC 20009

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Fastline Publications FFA Scholarship $1,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be FFA members who live on family farms and have a desire to manage a farm. Applicants may be from Kansas, Kentucky, Nebraska, Ohio, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana or Texas and working towards two-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm & ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Applicants may also be from Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, New York, North Dakota, South Dakota, Oregon, Idaho, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina or South Carolina and working towards four-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm & ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: An application form is required.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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FECON Scholarship $1,000 February 12

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Florida university engineering majors. Criteria: * Undergraduate junior or senior majoring in engineering at a Florida university * Minimum 3.5 GPA * Plan to become a construction industry professional. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, one recommendation letter and a transcript.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, a transcript and one letter of recommendation are required.

Florida Engineers in Construction 125 South Gadsden Street Tallahassee, FL 32301

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FES University Scholarships Varies February 12

Eligibility: This scholarship helps students majoring in engineering at a Florida university. Criteria: * Rising junior or senior undergraduate * Major in engineering * Minimum 3.0 GPA * U.S. citizen or resident of Florida. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, transcript and one letter of recommendation.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, a transcript and one recommendation letter are required.

Florida Engineering Society P.O. Box 750 Tallahassee, FL 32302

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First Generation Matching Grant Program Varies Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must submit applications and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Each university determines its own deadline.

How to apply: Applications are at the financial aid offices of state universities.

Florida Department of Education Office of Student Financial Assistance 325 W Gaines Street Suite 1314 Tallahassee, FL 32399

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Florida American Legion General Scholarship $500-$2,500 March 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps direct descendents of American Legion Department of Florida members and deceased U.S. veterans who would have been eligible for membership. Criteria: * Senior at a Florida high school * Plan to pursue undergraduate study upon graduation * Must use funds within four years of graduation, excluding active military service. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and copy of documentation of veteran's service.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and copy of documentation of veteran's service are required.

American Legion, Department of Florida P.O. Box 547859 Orlando, FL 32854

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Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program Varies High school graduation

Eligibility: Applicants must earn a Florida high school diploma or equivalent, have not been found guilty or pled no contest to a felony charge and meet the award's academic requirements. Applicants must also be Florida residents, U.S. citizens or eligible noncitizens and be accepted by and enrolled in an eligible Florida public or private college or vocational school at least quarter time. Application must be completed during the senior year of high school.

How to apply: Apply by completing the Florida Financial Aid Application. The application is available online at www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org or from your high school guidance counselor.

Florida Department of Education Office of Student Financial Assistance 325 W Gaines Street Suite 1314 Tallahassee, FL 32399

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Florida Oratorical Contest $500-$18,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school students under the age of 20 who are U.S. citizens or legal residents and residents of the state. Students first give an oration within their state and winners compete at the national level. The oration must be related to the Constitution of the United States focusing on the duties and obligations citizens have to the government. It must be in English and be between eight and ten minutes. There is also an assigned topic which is posted on the website, and it should be between three and five minutes.

How to apply: Applications are available by contacting the local American Legion Post.

American Legion, Department of Florida P.O. Box 547859 Orlando, FL 32854

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Florida Scholarship Program Varies Varies

Eligibility: Students must be a 7th to 11th grader enrolled in a Florida public school. Students must have a serious physical disability. Students must have a B average and be eligible for the "Free or Reduced Lunch Program".

How to apply: Applications are available by mail.

Chair Scholars Foundation Inc. 16101 Carencia Lane Odessa, FL 33556-3278

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Florida Student Assistance Grant Program $200-$2,610 Varies

Eligibility: There are three student financial aid programs: The Florida Public Student Assistance Grant is for students who attend state universities and public community colleges. The Florida Private Student Assistance Grant is for students who attend eligible private, non-profit, four-year colleges and universities. The Florida Postsecondary Student Assistance Grant is for students who attend eligible degree-granting private colleges and universities that are ineligible under the Florida Private Student Assistance Grant. High school students in the top 20 percent of their classes receive priority funding.

How to apply: Applicants must submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Florida Department of Education Office of Student Financial Assistance 325 W Gaines Street Suite 1314 Tallahassee, FL 32399

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James F. Davis Memorial Scholarship Varies January 15

Eligibility: This scholarship helps horticulture students in Florida. Criteria: * Rising freshman or undergraduate * Attending a school in Florida * Full-time student * Enrolled in or planning to enroll in a horticulture or related program * Minimum 2.0 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, transcript, personal essay and two letters of recommendation.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, personal essay and two letters of recommendation are required.

National Foliage Foundation 1533 Park Center Drive Orlando, FL 32835

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Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships Varies February 4

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or college freshmen or sophomores who are under the age of 20. Students must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are residents of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Oklahoma, Missouri, Nebraska, Arkansas, Tennessee, Louisiana, Mississippi, Florida or Texas. High school applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and college applicants must have a minimum 2.75 GPA.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Jimmy Rane Foundation P.O. Box 40 Abbeville, AL 36310

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Jose Marti Scholarship Challenge Grant $2,000 April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must have been born in or have a natural parent who was born in either Mexico or Spain, or a Hispanic country of the Caribbean, Central or South America, regardless of race. Students must plan to attend Florida public or eligible private institutions as undergraduate or graduate students, but graduating high school seniors get preference.

How to apply: Applicants must submit the initial student Florida Financial Aid Application by April 1 and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by May 15.

Florida Department of Education Office of Student Financial Assistance 325 W Gaines Street Suite 1314 Tallahassee, FL 32399

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Liberty in Action Essay Contest $500 May 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school students in the state of Florida. Students will need to submit a persuasive essay on one of the occupational licenses regulated by the state of Florida that the student feels should be repealed. In addition to the scholarship, winners will receive an all-expense-paid trip to the state capitol to meet with lawmakers.

How to apply: Applications are available online and must include an essay no longer than 800 words.

Institute for Justice 901 North Glebe Road Suite 900 Arlington, VA 22203

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Likins Scholarship $2,500-$25,000 May 15

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Florida students who are interested in the drinking water industry. Criteria: * Undergraduate upperclassman or graduate student * Enrolled at an accredited Florida school * Majoring in a subject related to drinking water * Minimum 3.0 GPA * Previous awardees are ineligible. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, personal statement, official transcript and two recommendation letters.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal statement, official transcript and two recommendation letters are required.

American Water Works Association - Florida Section 1300 Ninth Street Suite B-124 St. Cloud, FL 34769

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Mahindra USA Women in Ag Scholarship $2,500 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be female members of FFA working towards two or four-year degrees in an agriculture-related field. Majors not accepted include dietetics, food service, public service, packaging, parks and recreation studies, biosciences, technology, engineering, marine biology and natural resource management. Applicants must also reside in one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, or West Virginia. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required as well as participation in community service, financial need and leadership ability. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Mary McLeod Bethune Scholarship Program Varies Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must show financial need as determined by the school and meet the application procedures and deadlines of the participating schools.

How to apply: Applications may be obtained from the participating schools' financial aid offices.

Florida Department of Education Office of Student Financial Assistance 325 W Gaines Street Suite 1314 Tallahassee, FL 32399

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McCurry Foundation Scholarship Varies February 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be public high school seniors who have demonstrated leadership, a responsible work ethic, community involvement, service, and academic excellence, with a GPA of at least 3.0. Students must demonstrate financial need, with a maximum family income of $75,000. Preference is given to students from Clay, Duval, Nassau and St. Johns Counties in Florida and from Glynn County in Georgia.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

McCurry Foundation Inc. Scholarship Selection Committee 4417 Beach Boulevard, Suite 200 Jacksonville, FL 32246

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MetLife Foundation FFA Scholarship $2,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be FFA members working towards four-year degrees in specific areas of agriculture including public service and administration, agribusiness management, range/soil science, public communications, plant or animal breeding and genetics, education, plant pathology, journalism, technology, extension, mechanization, public relations, finance, economics, sales, marketing or engineering. Applicants must also be residents of one of the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin or Wyoming. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Miami Chapter Nursing Scholarship Awards $1,500 May 3

Eligibility: This scholarship helps financially needy Florida nursing students. Criteria: * U.S. citizen or legal resident * Florida resident * NBNA Member * Majoring in nursing * Attending an accredited postsecondary institution * Completed at least one semester * Minimum 2.5 GPA * Demonstrate financial need. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, official transcript, personal essay and four recommendation letters.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, personal essay and four recommendation letters are required.

Black Nurses' Association, Miami Chapter P.O. Box 472826 Miami, FL 33147

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NACA South Student Leadership Scholarships Varies March 31

Eligibility: Students must hold a significant campus leadership position, demonstrate significant leadership skills and abilities and make significant contributions through on- or off-campus volunteering. Students must attend school in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia or Puerto Rico.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Association for Campus Activities 13 Harbison Way Columbia, SC 29212

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NACE Eastern Area Scholarship $3,000 January 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be a permanent resident of the United States. Applicants must be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate in an accredited Engineering or Physical Science degree program at a two or four-year college or university. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Applicants must have a permanent address within the NACE Eastern Area which includes the following states and/or U.S. Territories: Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana (excluding Lake, Porter La Porte, Newton and Jasper counties), Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two recommendation forms, an academic transcript and essay scholarship questions are required.

National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) International Foundation 15835 Park Ten Place Houston, TX 77084-5145

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National Tour Association (NTA) Florida Undergraduate Scholarship $1,500 April 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Florida travel, tourism and hospitality undergraduates. Criteria: * Permanent resident of Florida * Enrolled at an accredited two- or four-year Florida institution * Entering the second year of a two-year program or entering the third or fourth year of a four-year program * By May of the application year, have completed 30 or more credits if in a two-year program or 60 or more credits if in a four-year program * Minimum 3.0 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, personal essay, resume, proof of residency, two letters of recommendation and official transcript.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal essay, a resume, proof of residency, two letters of recommendation and an official transcript are required.

Tourism Cares 275 Turnpike Street Suite 307 Canton, MA 02021

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Promise of Nursing Scholarships Varies January 14

Eligibility: This scholarship helps nursing students attending school in certain regions of the U.S. Criteria: * U.S. citizen, permanent resident or resident alien * Enrolled in a nursing program located in Georgia (graduate students only), Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Jersey (graduate students only), Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Washington, certain areas in California, certain areas in Texas or certain areas in Florida. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, official transcript and other supporting materials.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript and other supporting materials are required. $10 processing fee.

National Student Nurses' Association 45 Main Street Suite 606 Brooklyn, NY 11201

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Rosewood Family Scholarship Program Up to $6,100 April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time, undergraduate students who attend state universities, public community colleges or public postsecondary vocational-technical schools. Direct descendants of Rosewood families affected by the incidents of January, 1923 receive preference. The descendants must provide family information on the Florida Financial Aid Application.

How to apply: Applicants must submit the Initial Student Florida Financial Aid Applications online by April 1. Florida residents must submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online by May 15. Non-residents must submit the FAFSA in time to receive the Student Aid Report (SAR) from the processor and send a copy of the SAR to the Office of Student Financial Assistance by May 15.

Florida Department of Education Office of Student Financial Assistance 325 W Gaines Street Suite 1314 Tallahassee, FL 32399

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Scholarship for Outdoor Communicators $500-$1,000 May 16

Eligibility: This scholarship helps students who plan to enter the field of outdoor communications. Criteria: * Student at a Florida college or university or student from any school whose application is endorsed by a FOWA member or faculty advisor * Career goal that entails communicating love and appreciation of hunting, fishing and other outdoor activities * Selection based on essay, faculty advisor or FOWA member endorsement, scholastic merit and extracurricular activities * Preference is given to journalism and communications majors. Applications available: Online. Requires: Cover page, essay, resume and letter of endorsement. Other supporting materials will be considered.

How to apply: Applications are available online. A cover page, essay, resume and letter of endorsement are required. Other supporting materials will be considered.

Florida Outdoor Writers Association 24 NW 33rd Court Suite A Gainesville, FL 32706

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Silver Knight Award $500-$2,000 January 26

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors in Miami-Dade and Broward counties in Florida and be nominated by their schools.

How to apply: Contact your high school guidance counselor.

Miami Herald and El Herald Newspapers One Herald Plaza Miami, FL 33132

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Simon Youth Foundation Community Scholarship $1,500 March 5

Eligibility: This scholarship helps students who live in communities with Simon properties. Criteria: * High school senior * Plan to attend an accredited two- or four-year college, university or technical/vocational school full-time * Scholarships are awarded without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, disability or national origin * Selection is based on financial need, academic record, potential to succeed, participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, a statement of career and educational goals and an outside appraisal * Awards are given at every Simon mall in the U.S. Applications available: Online.

How to apply: Applications are available online. Only the first 3,000 applications that the organization receives are considered.

Simon Youth Foundation 225 W. Washington Street Indianapolis, IN 46204

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Sister Helen Marie Pellicer Scholarship $1,000 November 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps dietetics undergraduates. Criteria: * U.S. citizen or permanent resident * Florida resident * Undergraduate upperclassman * Dietetics major * Minimum 2.5 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, official transcript and two recommendation letters.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript and two recommendation letters are required.

Florida Dietetic Association Scholarship Chair P.O. Box 12608 Tallahassee, FL 32317

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Southern Scholarship Foundation Scholarship Room and board March 1 priority deadline

Eligibility: Applicants must have financial need, have a minimum 3.0 high school GPA or 2.85 college GPA, demonstrate high character and attend or plan to attend Florida State, the University of Florida, Florida Gulf Coast University, Florida A&M or Bethune-Cookman.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Southern Scholarship Foundation 322 Stadium Drive Tallahassee, FL 32304

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Theodore R. and Vivian M. Johnson Scholarship $1,000-$10,000 April 15

Eligibility: This scholarship helps children of UPS employees. Criteria: * High school senior or graduate * Enrolled or plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited institution * One parent must be a regular full-time or permanent part-time UPS employee who has resided in Florida for at least twelve months * Parent must have been employed at UPS at least one year and must be employed there when the awards are announced * Children of UPS retirees and deceased UPS workers are also eligible * Financial need * Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form is required.

Scholarship America Johnson Scholarship One Scholarship Way P.O. Box 297 Saint Peter, MN 56082

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William L. Boyd, IV, Florida Resident Access Grant $3,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must attend an eligible private, nonprofit Florida college or university, be Florida residents and not be in default on any state or federal grant, loan or scholarship. Requirements vary by institution.

How to apply: Contact your financial aid office.

Florida Department of Education Office of Student Financial Assistance 325 W Gaines Street Suite 1314 Tallahassee, FL 32399

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Aaron Michael Powell Youth Shooting Memorial Scholarship Varies June 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors and be involved in a shooting sport discipline. Selection is based on the letters of recommendation, the essay explaining what shooting sports has meant to you and a letter explaining future goals and financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online and must include three letters of recommendation, an essay and a letter to the committee.

Aaron Michael Powell Youth Shooting Memorial P.O. Box 62 Lowndesville, SC 29659

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Animal Health International FFA Scholarship $1,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be working towards a 4-year degree in animal or dairy science at a U.S. institution. They must also be under 23 years of age and current members of FFA. Applicants must be residents of one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington or Wyoming. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Atlanta NEWH Scholarship Varies Varies

Eligibility: This scholarship helps students pursuing careers in the hospitality industry including hotel/restaurant management, culinary/foodservice, architecture or interior design. Criteria: * Enrolled in an accredited degree or certification program * Completed half of the requirements of program * Demonstrate financial need * Minimum 3.0 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, essay, transcript, project that reflects skills and letters of recommendation.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, essay, transcript, project that reflects skills and letters of recommendation are required.

Network of Executive Women in Hospitality, Atlanta 141 New Street #234 Decatur, GA 30030

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Ben W. Fortson, Jr., Scholarship Varies Varies

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Georgia residents pursuing higher education in land surveying. Criteria: * Georgia resident * Land surveying major * Maintain 2.4 minimum overall GPA and 2.7 minimum GPA in surveying courses * Preference given to full-time students seeking a four-year degree. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and transcript.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and transcript are required.

Surveying and Mapping Society of Georgia P.O. Box 778 Douglasville, GA 30133

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Birdsong Peanuts FFA Scholarship $1,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must produce peanuts or come from peanut-producing families. They must also be current FFA members under the age of 23 working towards degrees in agriculture or agribusiness at U.S. institutions. Applicants must be residents of Alabama, Florida or Georgia. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Charles Clarke Cordle Memorial Scholarship $1,000 January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must have any class of ham radio license, have a minimum 2.5 GPA and be residents of and attend school in Georgia or Alabama.

How to apply: Applications are available online but may not be completed electronically. All completed applications must be mailed.

American Radio Relay League Foundation 225 Main Street Newington, CT 06111

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Charles McDaniel Teacher Scholarship $1,000 July 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time juniors or seniors at a public Georgia college or university. They must be admitted to their school's college or department of education and have a GPA of 3.25 or higher. Applicants must be legal residents of Georgia, have graduated from a Georgia high school, be U.S. citizens or permanent resident aliens, be in compliance with Selective Service requirements and not be in default on student financial aid. Eligible colleges and universities can nominate one student each year.

How to apply: Applications are available online and from college education departments.

Georgia Student Finance Commission 2082 East Exchange Place Tucker, GA 30084

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Cheryl Dant Hennesy FFA Scholarship $1,250 per year for four years February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be female FFA members who are residents of Georgia, Kentucky or Tennessee and working towards two or four-year degrees. Applicants must have financial need and demonstrate personal motivation. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online. Applicants must fill out the financial analysis section of the application.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Curwen-Guidry-Blackburn Scholarship Fund $500 March 15

Eligibility: Students must be high school seniors and currently bowling in a USBC Certified Youth League. Students must reside in a Southern Bowling Congress member state which include Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee and Texas. Students must have bowled in a USBC Certified Youth League three of four years in high school and bowled 75 percent of the league schedule. Students must have grade point average of 2.50 on a 4.0 scale

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official high school grade and credits transcript with a minimum of six semesters of information that includes ACT and/or SAT scores and a personal letter of recommendation from high school principal or counselor are required.

Southern Bowling Congress 9817 Miller Road Sherwood, AR 72120

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Dixie Boys Baseball Scholarship Program $1,250 April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must plan to pursue undergraduate studies at a college or university. An application, financial statement, two recommendation letters, proof of baseball participation, transcript and essay are required. Selection is based on class rankings, strong school and community leadership and financial need. Programs are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Dixie Boys Baseball P.O. Box 8263 Dothan, AL 36304

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Dixie Youth Scholarship Program $2,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must have been registered on a Dixie Youth Baseball team participating in a franchised Dixie Youth Baseball Inc. league prior to reaching age thirteen. Selection is based on financial need, scholastic record and citizenship. Programs are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

How to apply: Contact your local league officials or a district, state or national director for an application, and applications are also available online.

Dixie Youth Baseball P.O. Box 877 Marshall, TX 75671

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Family District 1 Scholarships Varies April 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors, high school graduates or current undergraduate or graduate students who plan to attend a college or university full-time during the calendar year of application. They must be residents of Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee or Florida.

How to apply: Applications are available online. The current application must be used and must be sent by certified mail and return receipt requested.

American Hellenic Education Progressive Association 1909 Q Street NW Suite 500 Washington, DC 20009

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Fastline Publications FFA Scholarship $1,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be FFA members who live on family farms and have a desire to manage a farm. Applicants may be from Kansas, Kentucky, Nebraska, Ohio, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana or Texas and working towards two-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm & ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Applicants may also be from Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, New York, North Dakota, South Dakota, Oregon, Idaho, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina or South Carolina and working towards four-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm & ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: An application form is required.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Finch Scholarship $1,500 April 30

Eligibility: This scholarship helps students interested in broadcasting careers. Criteria: * Georgia resident * Full-time student at an accredited college or university * Rising junior or senior * Pursuing a degree in some aspect of the broadcasting industry * Selection is based on scholastic records, extracurricular activities, community involvement and leadership potential. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, transcript and answers to essay questions.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript and answers to essay questions are required.

Georgia Association of Broadcasters Inc. 6 West Druid Hills Drive N.E. Suite 330 Atlanta, GA 30329

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Georgia Oratorical Contest Up to $1,650 Varies according to Local Post

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school students under the age of 20 who are U.S. citizens or legal residents and residents of the state. Students first give an oration within their state and winners compete at the national level. The oration must be related to the Constitution of the United States focusing on the duties and obligations citizens have to the government. It must be in English and be between eight and ten minutes. There is also an assigned topic which is posted on the website, and it should be between three and five minutes.

How to apply: Applications are available by contacting the local American Legion Post.

American Legion, Department of Georgia 3035 Mt. Zion Road Stockbridge, GA 30281

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Georgia Tuition Equalization Grant Up to $700 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time students at eligible private colleges or universities in Georgia and be U.S. citizens and legal residents of the state of Georgia.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Georgia Student Finance Commission 2082 East Exchange Place Tucker, GA 30084

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GPEF Scholarship $1,500-$2,000 March 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps students interested in newspaper journalism. Criteria: * High school senior or undergraduate student * Student must have been a Georgia resident for three years, or parents must have been Georgia residents for two years * Attend a Georgia college or university * Demonstrate financial need * Recommended by a counselor, principal, professor or Georgia Press Association member. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, transcript, copy of SAT scores, copy of tax return, anticipated budget, school photograph and letter of recommendation.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, copy of SAT scores, copy of tax return, anticipated budget, school photograph and letter of recommendation are required.

Georgia Press Educational Foundation, Inc. Georgia Press Building 30266 Mercer University Drive Suite 200 Atlanta, GA 30343-4137

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HOPE Scholarship Program Varies Last day of classes

Eligibility: Applicants must be legal residents of the state of Georgia, have graduated from high school and be attending or planning to attend college in Georgia.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Georgia Student Finance Commission 2082 East Exchange Place Tucker, GA 30084

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James M. and Virginia M. Smyth Scholarship $2,000 March 15

Eligibility: Students must have at least a 3.0 GPA, and they must have community service experience. Applicants must plan to obtain a degree in the arts and sciences, music, ministry or human services. Preference will be given to students from the following states: Missouri, Mississippi, Georgia, Illinois, Oklahoma, Texas and Tennessee. Applicants must demonstrate financial need. Adult students may also apply.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta Inc. 50 Hurt Plaza Suite 449 Atlanta, GA 30303

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Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships Varies February 4

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or college freshmen or sophomores who are under the age of 20. Students must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are residents of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Oklahoma, Missouri, Nebraska, Arkansas, Tennessee, Louisiana, Mississippi, Florida or Texas. High school applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and college applicants must have a minimum 2.75 GPA.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Jimmy Rane Foundation P.O. Box 40 Abbeville, AL 36310

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Judge William F. Cooper Scholarship Varies January 8

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors who have financial need. Students must have an acceptable GPA and plan to study in any field except law, theology or medicine. Nursing is acceptable.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Center for Scholarship Administration Wachovia Accounts 4320-G Wade Hampton Boulevard Taylors, SC 29687

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Mahindra USA Women in Ag Scholarship $2,500 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be female members of FFA working towards two or four-year degrees in an agriculture-related field. Majors not accepted include dietetics, food service, public service, packaging, parks and recreation studies, biosciences, technology, engineering, marine biology and natural resource management. Applicants must also reside in one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, or West Virginia. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required as well as participation in community service, financial need and leadership ability. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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McCurry Foundation Scholarship Varies February 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be public high school seniors who have demonstrated leadership, a responsible work ethic, community involvement, service, and academic excellence, with a GPA of at least 3.0. Students must demonstrate financial need, with a maximum family income of $75,000. Preference is given to students from Clay, Duval, Nassau and St. Johns Counties in Florida and from Glynn County in Georgia.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

McCurry Foundation Inc. Scholarship Selection Committee 4417 Beach Boulevard, Suite 200 Jacksonville, FL 32246

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MetLife Foundation FFA Scholarship $2,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be FFA members working towards four-year degrees in specific areas of agriculture including public service and administration, agribusiness management, range/soil science, public communications, plant or animal breeding and genetics, education, plant pathology, journalism, technology, extension, mechanization, public relations, finance, economics, sales, marketing or engineering. Applicants must also be residents of one of the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin or Wyoming. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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NACA South Student Leadership Scholarships Varies March 31

Eligibility: Students must hold a significant campus leadership position, demonstrate significant leadership skills and abilities and make significant contributions through on- or off-campus volunteering. Students must attend school in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia or Puerto Rico.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Association for Campus Activities 13 Harbison Way Columbia, SC 29212

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NACE Eastern Area Scholarship $3,000 January 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be a permanent resident of the United States. Applicants must be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate in an accredited Engineering or Physical Science degree program at a two or four-year college or university. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Applicants must have a permanent address within the NACE Eastern Area which includes the following states and/or U.S. Territories: Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana (excluding Lake, Porter La Porte, Newton and Jasper counties), Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two recommendation forms, an academic transcript and essay scholarship questions are required.

National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) International Foundation 15835 Park Ten Place Houston, TX 77084-5145

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Nancy Penn Lyons Scholarship Fund $5,000 March 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors who have been Georgia residents for at least one year. They must have an ACT score of 22 or higher or an SAT composite score of 1000 or higher and a GPA of 3.0 or greater. They must have participated in community service and have financial need, and they must not be attending a public institution in the state of Georgia.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta Inc. 50 Hurt Plaza Suite 449 Atlanta, GA 30303

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Promise of Nursing Scholarships Varies January 14

Eligibility: This scholarship helps nursing students attending school in certain regions of the U.S. Criteria: * U.S. citizen, permanent resident or resident alien * Enrolled in a nursing program located in Georgia (graduate students only), Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Jersey (graduate students only), Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Washington, certain areas in California, certain areas in Texas or certain areas in Florida. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, official transcript and other supporting materials.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript and other supporting materials are required. $10 processing fee.

National Student Nurses' Association 45 Main Street Suite 606 Brooklyn, NY 11201

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Steve Dearduff Scholarship Fund Up to $2,500 March 15

Eligibility: This scholarship helps students of medicine and social work. Criteria: * Legal resident of Georgia * Enrolled or accepted at an accredited school * Majoring in medicine or social work * Minimum 2.0 GPA * Must have a proven commitment to community service * Must demonstrate financial need. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and supporting materials.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.

Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta Inc. 50 Hurt Plaza Suite 449 Atlanta, GA 30303

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Tech High School Alumni Association/W.O. Cheney Merit Scholarship $5,000 March 15

Eligibility: This scholarship helps future mathematics, engineering and physical sciences majors. Criteria: * U.S. citizen * Georgia resident * High school senior * Accepted at an accredited four-year college or university * Plan to major in one of the physical sciences, mathematics or engineering * Full-time student * Must have previous community service involvement * Minimum 1300 SAT composite score * Minimum 3.7 GPA or in top 10% of graduating class. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and supporting materials.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.

Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta Inc. 50 Hurt Plaza Suite 449 Atlanta, GA 30303

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Thespians Achievement Scholarships $2,000 January 9

Eligibility: This scholarship helps outstanding thespians. Criteria: * High school student * Perform an audition in one of the following categories: acting, technical theatre, singing or theatre education. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application and resume of thespian troupe experience.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and resume of thespian troupe experience are required.

Georgia Thespians 2280 Remington Court Marietta, GA 30066

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ABC Stores Jumpstart Scholarship Varies February 18

Eligibility: Applicants must reside in Nevada, Hawaii, Guam or Saipan. Students must have at least a 2.7 GPA.

How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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AAUW Honolulu Branch Tweet Coleman Aviation Scholarship Varies April 30

Eligibility: This scholarship helps female piloting license undergraduates. Criteria: * Currently attending a college or university in Hawaii * Undergraduate student * Seeking a private pilot's license. Applications available: By online request. Requires: Application form and supporting materials.

How to apply: Applications are available by online request. An application form and supporting materials are required.

American Association of University Women - Honolulu Branch 1802 Keeaumoku Street Honolulu, HI 96822

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ABC Stores Jumpstart Scholarship Varies February 18

Eligibility: Applicants must reside in Nevada, Hawaii, Guam or Saipan. Students must have at least a 2.7 GPA.

How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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Allan Eldin and Agnes Sutorik Geiger Scholarship Fund Varies February 20

Eligibility: Students must have at least a 3.0 GPA, be full-time students and demonstrate financial need.

How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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Alma White - Delta Kappa Gamma Scholarship Varies February 18

Eligibility: Applicants must be majoring in education. Students must be a college junior, college senior or graduate student. Minimum 2.7 GPA required.

How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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Ambassador Minerva Jean Falcon Hawaii Scholarship Varies February 20

Eligibility: Students must be starting their freshman year of college, and they must attend school in Hawaii.

How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) Honolulu Chapter Scholarship Fund Varies February 18

Eligibility: Students must be residents of Hawaii.

How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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Atsuhiko Tateuchi Memorial Scholarship $5,000 March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or undergraduate students from Washington, Oregon, California, Hawaii or Alaska with demonstrated financial need. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Preference is given to students with Japanese or other Asian ancestry.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Seattle Foundation 1200 Fifth Avenue Suite 1300 Seattle, WA 98101-3151

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Blossom Kalama Evans Memorial Scholarship Fund Varies February 20

Eligibility: Applicants must be of Hawaiian ancestry, and they must be a college junior, college senior or graduate student.

How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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Bookbuilders West Scholarship $1,000 May 24

Eligibility: This scholarship helps students pursuing careers in publishing. Criteria: * Enrolled in a college, university or technical school in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington or Wyoming * GPA of 2.0 or higher. Applications available: From school's publishing department. Requires: Application form, letter from faculty member and student book project.

How to apply: Applications are available from your school's publishing department. An application form, letter from faculty member and student book project are required.

Publishing Professionals Network 9328 Elk Grove Boulevard Suite #105-250 Elk Grove, CA 95624

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Booz Allen Hawaii Scholarship Fund Varies February 18

Eligibility: Students must be residents of Hawaii or dependents of military members stationed there. Applicants must be attending or planning to attend a four-year college or university. Students must have at least a 3.0 GPA.

How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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California - Hawaii Elks Association Vocational Grants $500-$2,000 3 months after application is received

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens and California or Hawaii residents. They must plan to pursue a vocational or technical course of study above and supplemental to high school or preparatory school. A high school diploma or equivalent is not required. Students planning to transfer into a bachelor's degree program upon completion of vocational studies are not eligible.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California-Hawaii Elks Association 5450 E. Lamona Avenue Fresno, CA 93727-2224

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California - Hawaii Elks Major Project Undergraduate Scholarship Program for Students with Disabilities $1,000-$2,000 March 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens and California or Hawaii residents who have a physical, neurological, visual or hearing impairment or a speech/language disorder. They must be high school seniors or graduates or have passed the GED or California High School Proficiency Examination.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California-Hawaii Elks Association 5450 E. Lamona Avenue Fresno, CA 93727-2224

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Candon, Todd and Seabolt Scholarship Fund Varies February 18

Eligibility: Students must be in their junior or senior year of college with at least a 3.2 GPA.

How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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Castle & Cooke George W.Y. Yim Scholarship Fund Varies February 18

Eligibility: Employees must have had at least one year of service with an affiliated company of Castle and Cooke Hawaii. Students must have at least a 3.0 GPA.

How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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Cayetano Foundation Scholarships Varies February 19

Eligibility: This scholarship assists exceptional students from Hawaii. Criteria: * Upcoming high school graduate * Minimum 3.5 GPA * Preference given to students who have overcome financial and social obstacles and to students with greatest financial need. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, FAFSA Student Aid Report, transcript, two letters of recommendation and essay.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal statement, copy of FAFSA Student Aid Report, transcript, two letters of recommendation and an essay are required.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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Charles R. Hemenway Memorial Scholarship Varies March 2

Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate financial need and be Hawaii residents. Applicants must also be enrolled at least half-time at any of the campuses of the University of Hawaii. Selection is based on character and "qualities of good citizenship."

How to apply: Applications are available at each campus's financial aid office or online. Students must also complete a recent FAFSA.

University of Hawaii Office of Student Affairs 2444 Dole Street Annex 9, Room 5 Honolulu, HI 96822

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Clem Judd, Jr., Memorial Scholarship $1,000-$2,500 July 1

Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, be able to prove Hawaiian ancestry and be enrolled full-time at a U.S. university or college.

How to apply: Applications are available by written request beginning February 1.

Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association 2270 Kalakaua Avenue Suite 1506 Honolulu, HI 96815

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Clete Roberts/Kathryn Dettman Memorial Journalism Scholarship $1,500 February 27

Eligibility: This scholarship helps broadcast journalism students. Criteria: * Current college student in one of the 13 APTRA states. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and work samples.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and work samples are required.

Associated Press Television and Radio Association c/o Roberta Gonzales CBS 5 TV 855 Battery Street San Francisco, CA 94111

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Cluney Fund Varies February 18

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Hawaii residents who are working toward a vocational degree. Criteria: * Full-time student at a University of Hawaii institution * First-time degree seekers who plan to enter the workforce upon completion of degree * Application deadlines are July 1 and October 1. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, personal statement and letter of recommendation.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal statement and letter of recommendation are required.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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Community Scholarship Fund Varies February 20

Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate accomplishment, motivation, initiative, vision and intention to work in Hawaii and major in the arts, architecture, education, humanities or social science.

How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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Cora Aguda Manayan Fund Varies February 20

Eligibility: Students must be majoring in a health-related field. Preference may be given to students who are attending school in Hawaii. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and have financial need.

How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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Doris and Clarence Glick Classical Music Scholarship Varies February 18

Eligibility: Applicants must be majoring in music with an emphasis on classical music. They must have a GPA of 2.7 or higher, and they must describe their program of study as it relates to classical music in their personal statement.

How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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Dr. Alvin and Monica Saake Foundation Scholarship Varies February 18

Eligibility: Applicants must plan to attend an accredited college or university full-time, major in kinesiology, sports medicine, physical therapy, occupational therapy or a related field. They must have a minimum GPA of 2.7 and be college juniors, college seniors or graduate students.

How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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Dr. Edison and Sallie Miyawaki Scholarship Fund Varies February 20

Eligibility: Applicants must be Hawaii residents who plan to attend an accredited institution of higher learning. They must have a GPA between 2.5 and 3.0, demonstrate financial need and participate in an extracurricular sports program.

How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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Dr. Hans and Clara Zimmerman Foundation Education Scholarship Varies February 18

Eligibility: Applicants major in education with an emphasis in teaching. They must have a GPA of 2.8 or higher, demonstrate good character and be full-time students. Preference is given to students of Hawaiian ethnicity and to students with at least two years of teaching experience. Applicants must discuss their teaching philosophies in their personal statement.

How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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Dr. Hans and Clara Zimmerman Foundation Health Scholarships Varies February 20

Eligibility: Applicants must plan to major in a health-related field other than sports medicine, non-clinical psychology or social work at a U.S. college or university. They must be full-time college juniors, college seniors or graduate students, and they must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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E.E. Black Scholarship Fund Varies February 18

Eligibility: Applicants must be dependents of Tesoro Hawaii employees or the company's subsidiaries. They must be full-time undergraduate students, and they must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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Edward Payson and Bernice Piilani Irwin Scholarship Varies February 18

Eligibility: Applicants must be college juniors, college seniors or graduate students majoring in journalism or communications. They must have a GPA of 2.7 or higher.

How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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Eizo and Toyo Sakumoto Trust Scholarship Varies February 20

Eligibility: Applicants must be Hawaii residents of primarily Japanese ancestry who were born in the state and who are a graduate level student at a college or university in Hawaii. They must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher and prove financial need.

How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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Ellison Onizuka Memorial Scholarship Fund Varies February 20

Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating high school in the year of application and plan to pursue a degree in aerospace engineering or a related field. Students must have a GPA of 3.0, and their transcripts must list their SAT scores.

How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, two letters of recommendation, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript. The personal statement must describe participation in extracurricular activities, clubs and community service.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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Esther Kanagawa Memorial Art Scholarship Varies February 18

Eligibility: Applicants must be current high schools seniors who plan to major in fine arts at an accredited college or university. They must have a GPA of 2.7 or higher and demonstrate financial need and good character.

How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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F. Koehnen Ltd. Scholarship Fund Varies February 18

Eligibility: Applicants must be Hawaii high school graduates with a GPA of 2.0 or higher. They must be children or grandchildren of retail employees on the island of Hawaii.

How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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Financial Women International Scholarship Varies February 18

Eligibility: Applicants must be college juniors, college seniors or graduate students. They must have a minimum GPA of 3.5.

How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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Fukunaga Scholarship Foundation $4,000 VAries

Eligibility: Applicants must be Hawaii residents and major in business administration or another business-related field at a four-year accredited institution. The scholarships are up to four years and are based on merit, need, leadership, and commitment to earn a college degree.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Servco Pacific Inc. Fukunaga Scholarship Foundation P.O. Box 2788 Honolulu, HI 96803

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George Mason Business Scholarship Fund Varies February 18

Eligibility: Applicants must be seniors at a Hawaiian college or university and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. They must discuss why they have chosen to pursue a business career and how they expect to make a difference in the business world in their personal statement.

How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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Good Eats Scholarship Fund Varies February 18

Eligibility: Applicants must be Hawaii residents who plan to study culinary arts or agriculture at a college or university in the continental United States. They must have a GPA of 2.7 or higher and demonstrate interest in food production and preparation through their school or community activities.

How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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Hawaii Association of Broadcasters Scholarship One Year of Tuition April 30

Eligibility: This scholarship helps students pursuing careers in broadcasting. Criteria: * High school senior or undergraduate student * Attend an accredited two- or four-year college, university or broadcast school in the U.S. full-time * 2.75 GPA or higher * Must intend to work in the broadcast industry in Hawaii upon completion of education. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, letter of recommendation and transcript.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, letter of recommendation and a personal interview are required.

Hawaii Association of Broadcasters Inc. P.O. Box 61562 Honolulu, HI 96839

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Hawaii Community Foundation Scholarships Varies February 18

Eligibility: The Hawaii Community Foundation Scholarship Program has over 200 different scholarship funds covering areas such as vocational education, those in foster care, ethnicity, religion and major. Applicants must be Hawaii residents who plan to attend nonprofit two- or four-year colleges as either full-time undergraduate or graduate students. Applicants must also have academic achievement and good moral character. A personal statement, Student Aid Report, transcript, recommendation letter and essay may be required depending on the specific scholarship.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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Hawaii Society of Certified Public Accountants Scholarship Fund Varies February 20

Eligibility: Applicants must be college juniors, college seniors or graduate students attending an accredited four-year Hawaii institution of higher learning with a major or concentration in accounting. They must have a minimum GPA of 3.0.

How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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Hawaii Veterans Memorial Fund Scholarship Varies February 18

Eligibility: Applicants must be pursuing graduate studies at a U.S. college or university. They must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher. An additional award is available for students with high academic achievement, excellent character and an interest in contributing to professional and community service activities in Hawaii. Applicants do not need to be veterans or the children of veterans.

How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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Henry A. Zuberano Scholarship Varies February 18

Eligibility: Applicants must have a GPA of 2.7 or higher.

How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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Hideko and Zenzo Matsuyama Scholarship Fund Varies February 20

Eligibility: Applicants must be graduates of Hawaiian high schools or GED recipients who plan to attend a college or university in Hawaii or the continental U.S. full-time. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Applicants must be of Japanese ancestry.

How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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Ho'omaka Hou Scholarship Varies February 18

Eligibility: Applicants must show financial need. Students must attend college or technical school in Hawaii.

How to apply: Applications are available online. In addition, mail the supporting materials: personal statement, one letter of recommendation, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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Hoku Scholarship Fund Varies February 18

Eligibility: Applicants must be Hawaii residents who are pursuing observatory careers with majors in physics, astronomy, mathematics, engineering, technology or computer science. They must be full-time students, demonstrate financial need and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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Ichiro and Masako Hirata Scholarship Varies February 18

Eligibility: Applicants must be majoring or concentrating in education. They must be college juniors, college seniors or graduate students and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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John and Anne Clifton Scholarship Varies February 20

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in a vocational program at a University of Hawaii school.

How to apply: Applications are available online beginning in early March.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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John Dawe Dental Education Fund Varies February 18

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled full-time in a school of dentistry, dental hygiene or dental assisting. They must have a GPA of 2.7 or higher. Two letters of recommendation and a letter from the applicant's school confirming enrollment in the dentistry or dental hygiene program are required.

How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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Juliette M. Atherton Scholarship - Seminary Studies Varies February 18

Eligibility: Students must be attending a graduate school of theology.

How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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Laura N. Dowsett Fund Varies February 18

Eligibility: Applicants must be college juniors, college seniors or graduate students. Minimum 2.7 GPA required.

How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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Mamoru and Aiko Takitani Foundation Scholarship $1,000-$10,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors and Hawaii residents. Applicants must also demonstrate scholastic achievement, participation in activities and have been accepted into an accredited institution. Community service and financial need are also considered.

How to apply: Contact your high school guidance counselor.

Mamoru and Aiko Takitani Foundation P.O. Box 10687 Honolulu, HI 96816

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Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies February 18

Eligibility: Applicants must have attended a public high school in Hawaii, and they must plan to attend college on the U.S. mainland. Students must have at least a 2.8 GPA.

How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, essay, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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Medical Group Management Association Western Section Scholarship $1,000-$5,000 May 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps MGMA Western Section members who are studying medical practice management or a related subject. Criteria: * MGMA member * Resident of a MGMA Western Section state, namely Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington or Wyoming * Undergraduate or graduate student * Enrolled in a degree program that is related to medical practice management (such as public health, business administration or health care administration). Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and supporting materials.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.

Medical Group Management Association 104 Inverness Terrace East Englewood, CO 80112

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Mildred Towle Scholarship - Study Abroad Varies February 20

Eligibility: Applicants must study abroad as a junior, senior or graduate student. Students must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Preference will be given to applicants pursuing studies in the social sciences regarding international understanding and interracial fellowship.

How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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Mildred Towle Scholarship for African-Americans Varies February 18

Eligibility: Students must have at least a 3.0 GPA.

How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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Mine and Gonsakulto Scholarship Varies February 5

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Asian athletic training students. Criteria: * District 8 student member of NATA * Of Asian descent * Major in athletic training * Minimum 3.0 GPA for community college students, or 3.2 GPA for all other applicants * Sponsored by a certified athletic trainer, if a non-community college undergraduate * Have junior standing, if a non-community college undergraduate * Plan to pursue a career in athletic training. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, official transcript and personal essay.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, an official transcript and a personal essay are required.

Far West Athletic Trainers' Association/District 8

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Nissan Hawaii High School Hall of Honor $2,000 May 6

Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors and athletes in any organized sport in Hawaii. Selection is based primarily on sports achievements. Factors considered include contributions to the team, sportsmanship, character, participation in school activities and community involvement.

How to apply: Applications are available by written request.

High School Athletic Association P.O. Box 62029 Honolulu, HI 96839

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Outrigger Duke Kahanamoku Scholarship Varies March 2

Eligibility: Applicants must be Hawaii residents and demonstrate financial need and athletic involvement. Preference is given to the water sports.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Outrigger Duke Kahanamoku Foundation Scholarship Committee PMB 202 350 Ward Avenue, Suite106 Honolulu, HI 96814

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Paulina L. Sorg Scholarship Varies February 18

Eligibility: Applicants must be college juniors, college seniors or graduate students attending full-time in a physical therapy degree program.

How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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Philippine Nurses' Association Hawaii Foundation Scholarship Fund Varies February 19

Eligibility: Applicants must be Hawaii residents who are of Filipino descent. They must be full-time students.

How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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Pizza Hut Scholarship Fund Varies February 18

Eligibility: Applicants must be Hawaii residents, attend a two- or four-year college or university and have a GPA between 3.0 and 3.5.

How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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Prince Kuhio Hawaiian Civic Club Scholarship $500-$1,000 April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or current college students from Hawaii. Preference is given to students who have some Hawaiian ancestry and have participated in community service or volunteer work. Studies of Hawaiian language, studies and culture, journalism and education are encouraged. Applicants must enroll full-time at a two- or four-year institution.

How to apply: Applications are available online or by mail.

Prince Kuhio Hawaiian Civic Club P.O. Box 4728 Honolulu, HI 96812

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PRSA-Hawaii/Roy Leffingwell Public Relations Scholarship Varies February 20

Eligibility: Applicants must be college juniors, college seniors or graduate students. They must be majoring in public relations, journalism or communications.

How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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Raymond F. Cain Scholarship Fund Varies February 18

Eligibility: Applicants must have at least a 2.7 GPA, and they must have financial need.

How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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Richie Gregory Fund Varies February 18

Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Hawaii, demonstrate financial need and have a minimum 2.7 GPA. Students must also plan to attend an accredited two- or four-year college or university full-time as an undergraduate or graduate student.

How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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Robanna Fund Varies February 20

Eligibility: Applicants must be in an undergraduate health-related program and have a minimum GPA of 2.7. Students must also demonstrate financial need and plan to attend an accredited two- or four-year college full-time.

How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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Rosemary and Nellie Ebrie Foundation Varies Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of the Island of Hawaii and be of Hawaiian or part-Hawaiian ancestry. Applicants must also submit a four-sheet application and financial form, personal statement, recommendations and transcript.

How to apply: Applications are available by written request.

Hawaii Department of Education (DOE) 900 Fort Street Mall Suite 1300 Honolulu, HI 96813

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Shirely McKown Scholarship Fund Varies February 18

Eligibility: Applicants must be attending a four-year college or university with at least a 3.0 GPA. They must be college juniors, college seniors or graduate students.

How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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Shuichi, Katsu and Itsuyo Suga Scholarship Varies February 18

Eligibility: Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA.

How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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Tongan Cultural Society Scholarship Varies February 20

Eligibility: Applicants must attend school in Hawaii and must maintain a minimum 2.7 GPA.

How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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Ukulele Festival Hawaii Scholarship $1,000 March 31

Eligibility: This scholarship helps students who play the ukulele. Criteria: * Hawaii high school senior in good standing * Plan to attend a four-year college or university in the fall following graduation. Applications available: From Roy Sakuma Productions. Requires: Application form.

How to apply: Applications are available from Roy Sakuma Productions. An application form is required.

Ukulele Festival Hawaii c/o Roy Sakuma Productions, Inc. 3555 Harding Avenue, Suite 1 Honolulu, HI 96816

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Victoria S. and Bradley L. Geist Foundation Varies September 19 and February 20

Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Hawaii. Students must not have been legally adopted before the age of 18.

How to apply: Applications are available online. In addition, mail the supporting materials: confirmation letter from a case worker, personal statement and official transcript.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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William James and Dorothy Bading Lanquist Fund Varies February 18

Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Hawaii.

How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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Scholarship details
Scholarship Name Amount Deadline
Alert Scholarship $500 Ongoing

Eligibility: Scholarships are awarded for the best editorials on the prevention of drug and alcohol abuse. Winning editorials will be published in Alert Magazine. Applicants must be high school students between the ages of 18 and 19 and residents of Alaska, Colorado, Idaho, Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Washington or Wyoming.

How to apply: No application necessary. To apply, submit a 650-800 word essay along with official transcript and personal photograph.

Alert Magazine P.O. Box 4833 Boise, ID 83711

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Animal Health International FFA Scholarship $1,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be working towards a 4-year degree in animal or dairy science at a U.S. institution. They must also be under 23 years of age and current members of FFA. Applicants must be residents of one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington or Wyoming. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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ASTA Pacific Northwest Chapter-William Hunt Undergraduate Scholarship $1,000 April 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps undergraduate students of travel, tourism or hospitality who are residents of certain U.S. states. Criteria: * Permanent resident of Montana, Oregon, Idaho, Alaska or Washington * Undergraduate student enrolled at an accredited U.S. or Canadian institution * Entering the second year of a two-year program or entering the third or fourth year of a four-year program * Studying travel, tourism or hospitality * Have completed 30 or more credits if in a two-year program or have completed 60 or more credits if in a four-year program * Minimum 3.0 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, personal essay, proof of residency, resume, official transcript and two letters of recommendation.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal essay, proof of residency, a resume, an official transcript and two letters of recommendation are required.

Tourism Cares 275 Turnpike Street Suite 307 Canton, MA 02021

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BLET Auxiliary Scholarships $1,000 April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be the children of both a Grand International Auxiliary (GIA) and BLE member (living or deceased) and enrolled or accepted by an accredited university, college or institute of higher learning. If the applicant is a graduate student or returning to school as a sophomore, junior or senior, he or she must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Selection is based on academic record, leadership, character and personal achievement. Applicants must have a parent participating in the IWC.

How to apply: Applications are available online and by written request through your local GIA auxiliary or BLE division.

Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen Attn: Lawana Poss,National Secretary 1394 Bywood Court Suwanee, GA 30024

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Bookbuilders West Scholarship $1,000 May 24

Eligibility: This scholarship helps students pursuing careers in publishing. Criteria: * Enrolled in a college, university or technical school in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington or Wyoming * GPA of 2.0 or higher. Applications available: From school's publishing department. Requires: Application form, letter from faculty member and student book project.

How to apply: Applications are available from your school's publishing department. An application form, letter from faculty member and student book project are required.

Publishing Professionals Network 9328 Elk Grove Boulevard Suite #105-250 Elk Grove, CA 95624

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Fastline Publications FFA Scholarship $1,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be FFA members who live on family farms and have a desire to manage a farm. Applicants may be from Kansas, Kentucky, Nebraska, Ohio, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana or Texas and working towards two-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm & ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Applicants may also be from Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, New York, North Dakota, South Dakota, Oregon, Idaho, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina or South Carolina and working towards four-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm & ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: An application form is required.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Governor's Cup Scholarship $3,000 February 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be Idaho high school seniors planning to attend Idaho colleges or universities full-time and have a minimum 2.8 GPA. Public service is a significant factor.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Idaho State Board of Education P.O. Box 83720 Boise, ID 83720

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Grange Insurance Group Scholarship $1,000-$2,500 March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be current Grange Insurance Group (GIG) policyholders (or children or grandchildren of GIG policyholders) in California, Colorado, Idaho, Oregon, Washington or Wyoming; Grange members (or children or grandchildren of Grange members) or children or grandchildren of current GIG employees and residents in California, Colorado, Idaho, Oregon, Washington and Wyoming. Applicants can apply for scholarships in either academic or vocational studies. Three of the awards will be for students wishing to pursue vocational studies and 22 will be for academic studies. The top scoring student in each category receives $1,500 and each additional winner receives $1,000. Scholarships may be used toward a certificate or degree in a recognized profession or vocation, including community colleges, business colleges and technical institutes, as well as institutions offering an academic degree program. Vocational scholarships are intended for use at community colleges, technical or business schools or other institutions that offer vocational training which does not lead to a two- or four-year academic degree. Selection is based on academic achievement and essays.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Grange Insurance Association Scholarship Committee P.O. Box 21089 Seattle, WA 98111-3089

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Idaho State Broadcasters Association Scholarships $1,000 March 15

Eligibility: This scholarship helps students planning careers in broadcasting. Criteria: * Enrolled full-time at an Idaho college or university * Exhibit superior potential in activities or courses related to broadcasting * Recognized and respected by peers * GPA of 2.0 or higher in first two years of college and 2.5 or higher in last two years. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, letter of recommendation, transcript and essay.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, letter of recommendation, transcript and essay are required.

Idaho State Broadcasters Association 270 N 27th Street Suite B Boise, ID 83702-4741

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Lori Rhett Memorial Scholarship Varies June 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be college undergraduates or graduate students who hold a significant campus leadership position and demonstrate significant leadership skills and abilities. Students must also be making significant contributions through on- or off-campus volunteering and must attend school in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon or Washington.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Association for Campus Activities 13 Harbison Way Columbia, SC 29212

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Mary Lou Brown Scholarship $2,500 January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must have at least a general ham radio license, be residents of the ARRL Northwest Division (Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon or Washington), be working for a bachelor's or graduate degree, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and have demonstrated interest in promoting the Amateur Radio Service.

How to apply: Applications are available online. Completed applications must be submitted by mail.

American Radio Relay League Foundation 225 Main Street Newington, CT 06111

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Medical Group Management Association Western Section Scholarship $1,000-$5,000 May 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps MGMA Western Section members who are studying medical practice management or a related subject. Criteria: * MGMA member * Resident of a MGMA Western Section state, namely Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington or Wyoming * Undergraduate or graduate student * Enrolled in a degree program that is related to medical practice management (such as public health, business administration or health care administration). Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and supporting materials.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.

Medical Group Management Association 104 Inverness Terrace East Englewood, CO 80112

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MetLife Foundation FFA Scholarship $2,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be FFA members working towards four-year degrees in specific areas of agriculture including public service and administration, agribusiness management, range/soil science, public communications, plant or animal breeding and genetics, education, plant pathology, journalism, technology, extension, mechanization, public relations, finance, economics, sales, marketing or engineering. Applicants must also be residents of one of the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin or Wyoming. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Robert R. Lee Promise Category B Scholarship Up to $1,200 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must have graduated from an Idaho high school, be entering freshmen at an eligible Idaho college or university, be residents of Idaho and have a minimum 3.0 GPA or minimum ACT score of 20. Applicants must also be younger than 22 years old and complete at least 12 credits per semester with a minimum 2.5 GPA to remain eligible for renewal.

How to apply: Contact eligible college or university financial aid office.

Idaho State Board of Education P.O. Box 83720 Boise, ID 83720

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The Arc of Washington Trust Fund Stipend Award Up to $5,000 February 28

Eligibility: This scholarship is for Washington state, Oregon, Idaho and Alaska students who are interested in working with people with developmental disabilities. Criteria: * Must be an undergraduate junior, an undergraduate senior or a graduate student * Must attend a school located in Alaska, Washington state, Idaho or Oregon * Plan to work with the developmentally disabled. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, official transcripts, personal statement and two letters of recommendation.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcripts, personal statement and two letters of recommendation are required.

Arc of Washington State 2638 State Avenue NE Olympia, WA 98506

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Theodore D. Harrington Scholarship $1,200 January 15

Eligibility: Applicants must have a permanent residence in the NACE Western Area which includes the following states: Arizona, California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah and Washington. Applicants must take courses offered by an accredited college or university, industry or programs approved by the area upon application. Selection is based on the overall strength of information provided by the applicant.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An academic transcript, two nomination forms, one recommendation form and essay scholarship questions are required.

National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) International Foundation 15835 Park Ten Place Houston, TX 77084-5145

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Scholarship details
Scholarship Name Amount Deadline
Ada Mucklestone Memorial Scholarship $1,000 March 15

Eligibility: Students must be residents of Illinois who are in their senior year of high school or who have graduated but have not previously attended college. They must be children, grandchildren or great-grandchildren of Armed Forces veterans who served during American Legion eligibility dates.

How to apply: Applications are available by mail.

American Legion Auxiliary, Department of Illinois 2720 E. Lincoln Bloomington, IL 61707

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Aetna Foundation/NMF Healthcare Leadership Program $5,000 March 12 and April 11

Eligibility: Applicants must be United States citizens who are 2nd or 3rd year medical students at accredited U.S. medical schools. Applicants must be attending school in Southern California, Connecticut, Illinois, New Jersey, New York City, Atlanta or Philadelphia. They must also exhibit outstanding academic achievement, leadership and the potential to make great contributions to medicine. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application as well as financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online. Application, verification of citizenship and ethnicity, financial need information, curriculum vitae, biosketch, current medical school transcript, verification of medical school enrollment, personal statement and two letters of recommendation are required.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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Allied Health Care Professional Scholarship Program $7,500 June 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be accepted to or currently enrolled in an accredited Illinois school to become a nurse practitioner, physician assistant or certified nurse midwife. Students must demonstrate financial need, and they may be full-time or part-time students as long as part-time students are enrolled for at least a third of the hours required to be a full-time student. Scholarship recipients agree to set up their practice in designated shortage areas after graduation.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Illinois Department of Public Health 535 W. Jefferson Street Springfield, IL 62761

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American Essay Contest Scholarship $100-$1,200 February 5

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in an Illinois school in grades seven to twelve.

How to apply: Application information is available by contacting the local American Legion Unit or Auxiliary.

American Legion Auxiliary, Department of Illinois 2720 E. Lincoln Bloomington, IL 61707

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Arysta LifeScience North America FFA Scholarship $1,275 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be current FFA members and high school seniors or college students planning to enroll or currently enrolled full-time. They must be majoring in one of the following subject areas: agronomy, crop science, horticulture, nursery and landscape management, plant science, turf management, agricultural communications, public relations or sales and marketing, entomology or plant pathology. Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Students only need to complete the online application one time to be considered for all FFA-administered scholarships. The application requires information about the student's activities and a 1,000-word essay. Awards may be used for books, supplies, tuition, fees and room and board.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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BNSF Railway Company FFA Scholarship $5,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be current FFA members and high school seniors or college students planning to enroll or currently enrolled full-time. Students must be pursuing a four-year degree in one of the following agricultural fields: business management, economics, sales and marketing or finance. They must be residents of California, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota or Texas. Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Students only need to complete the online application one time to be considered for all FFA-administered scholarships. The application requires information about the student's activities and a 1,000-word essay. Awards may be used for books, supplies, tuition, fees and room and board.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Boy Scout Scholarship $1,000 April 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors in high school, Senior Boy Scouts or Explorers and residents of Illinois. Students must write an essay on Americanism and/or Boy Scout programs.

How to apply: Application information is available by contacting your local Boy Scout office or American Legion Scout Chairman.

American Legion, Department of Illinois P.O. Box 2910 Bloomington, IL 61702

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Casey's General Stores Inc. FFA Scholarship $1,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be current FFA members and high school seniors or college students planning to enroll or currently enrolled full-time. They must be pursuing a two-year or four-year degree in agriculture and have plans to work in agriculture or agribusiness. Applicants must be residents of one of the following states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota or Wisconsin. Students only need to complete the online application one time to be considered for all FFA-administered scholarships. The application requires information about the student's activities and a 1,000-word essay. Awards may be used for books, supplies, tuition, fees and room and board.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Chicago FM Club Scholarships $500 January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must have at least a technician ham radio license, be residents of the FCC Ninth Call District (Illinois, Indiana or Wisconsin) and be students at an accredited post-secondary two- or four-year college or trade school.

How to apply: Applications are available online but must be sent in by mail.

American Radio Relay League Foundation 225 Main Street Newington, CT 06111

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Chicago Scholars Award Varies Varies

Eligibility: One award is presented to one senior from each Chicago high school graduating class. Applicants must be nominated by their high school and be Chicago residents or attend a Chicago high school. Applicants' financial need is also a consideration.

How to apply: Applicants must be nominated by their high schools.

Chicago Scholars Foundation 247 S. State Street Suite 700 Chicago, IL 60604

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Community Banker Association of Illinois Annual Essay Scholarship Program Up to $4,000 February 3

Eligibility: Applicants must write essays and be sponsored by a participating CBAI member bank. There is an essay topic related to community banking, and the short essays are judged on understanding of community banking philosophy, accurate information, clear and concise sentences, logical organization, proper grammar, correct punctuation and spelling and conclusion/summary.

How to apply: A list of participating banks and more information is available by email.

Community Banker Association of Illinois 901 Community Drive Springfield, IL 62703-5184

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Dan L. Meisinger Sr. Memorial Learn to Fly Scholarship $2,500 Last Friday in November

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in an aviation program with a B or better GPA and be a resident of Kansas, Missouri or Illinois. Students should be recommended by an aviation professional; independent applications are also considered.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Air Transportation Foundation Meisinger Scholarship 818 Connecticut Avenue NW Suite 900 Washington, DC 20006

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Darling International Inc. FFA Scholarship $2,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be current FFA members and high school seniors or college students planning to enroll or currently enrolled full-time. Students only need to complete the online application one time to be considered for all FFA-administered scholarships. The application requires information about the students' activities and a 1,000-word essay. Awards may be used for books, supplies, tuition, fees and room and board.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Dunn Fellowship Program and Marzullo Internship Program $31,332 plus benefits February 29

Eligibility: Fellows must possess a bachelor's degree, and Vito Marzullo interns must be Illinois residents. Fellows will be assigned to various posts in the Governor's office or in an office under the Governor's jurisdiction.

How to apply: Applications are available online or by mail.

Governor's Office of the State of Illinois Dunn Fellowship Program and Marzullo Internship Program 503 William G. Stratton Building Springfield, IL 62706

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Earl I. Anderson Scholarship $1,250 January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must have some form of ham radio operating license, be residents of Florida, Illinois, Indiana or Michigan, major in electronic engineering or a related technical field and be ARRL members.

How to apply: Applications are available online. Completed applications must be submitted by mail.

American Radio Relay League Foundation 225 Main Street Newington, CT 06111

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Edmond A. Metzger Scholarship $500 January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must have at least a novice ham radio license, be undergraduate or graduate students in electrical engineering, be residents of and attend schools in the ARRL Central Division (Illinois, Indiana or Wisconsin) and be members of ARRL.

How to apply: Applications are available online. Completed applications must be mailed in. They cannot be completed electronically.

American Radio Relay League Foundation 225 Main Street Newington, CT 06111

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Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company of Iowa $1,500 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be FFA members working towards two or four-year degrees in one of the following areas of agriculture: agronomy, crop science, agricultural communications, education, journalism, extension, public relations, business management, economics, finance, sales, marketing, plant pathology, plant breeding, plant genetics, soil science, soil conservation, water conservation or public service and administration. Applicants must also be residents of Arkansas, Californis, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin and Nebraska to be eligible for this award. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: An application form is required.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Fastline Publications FFA Scholarship $1,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be FFA members who live on family farms and have a desire to manage a farm. Applicants may be from Kansas, Kentucky, Nebraska, Ohio, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana or Texas and working towards two-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm & ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Applicants may also be from Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, New York, North Dakota, South Dakota, Oregon, Idaho, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina or South Carolina and working towards four-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm & ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: An application form is required.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois (Illinois Scholars Program) Up to $5,000 January 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be Illinois high school seniors or college sophomores at one of the 53 partner universities in Illinois who are interested in teaching. There are a limited number of spots for college sophomores, and all college students must be nominated by a university liaison. A minimum 2.5 GPA is required. Students must commit to teaching in an Illinois school of need for five years after graduation.

How to apply: Applications are available by calling 312-407-0433, extension 105.

Illinois Department of Public Health 535 W. Jefferson Street Springfield, IL 62761

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IAHPERD Scholarships $1,500-$2,000 May 31

Eligibility: This scholarship helps physical education students. Criteria: * Full-time undergraduate student at a college or university in Illinois * Majoring in health, physical education, recreation or dance * Member of IAHPERD since December 1 of the previous year * Students may receive this award no more than twice. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, cover letter, resume, essay, transcript and two letters of recommendation

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, cover letter, resume, essay, transcript and two letters of recommendation are required.

Illinois Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance P.O. Box 1326 Jacksonville, IL 62651

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ICTM Scholarships in Mathematics Education $1,500 March 6

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Illinois students who are preparing for careers as math teachers. Criteria: * Accredited Illinois college or university student * Enrolled in an undergraduate mathematics education curriculum * Rising junior or senior * Minimum 3.0 GPA * Seeking a first bachelor's degree. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, lesson planning form, personal essay, two recommendation letters and transcript.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, lesson planning form, personal essay, two recommendation letters and a transcript are required.

Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics ICTM Scholarship c/o Sue and Randy Pippen 24807 Winterberry Lane Plainfield, IL 60585

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IHRE Scholarship $1,000 April 15

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Illinois hospital healthcare students. Criteria: * Illinois resident * Enrolled in or accepted into a hospital-related healthcare program at the postsecondary level * General education curriculum-based programs (such as pre-med programs) are ineligible * Must have one or more years remaining in academic program of study * Minimum 3.5 GPA is recommended. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, official transcript, two letters of recommendation, personal statement and proof of acceptance into a qualifying degree program (for rising freshmen only).

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, two letters of recommendation, personal statement and proof of acceptance into a qualifying degree program (for rising freshmen only) are required.

Illinois Hospital Research and Educational Foundation 1151 East Warrenville Road P.O. Box 3015 Naperville, IL 60566

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Illinois American Legion Scholarship Program $1,000 March 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be children or grandchildren of American Legion Illinois members and must be in their senior year of high school. Awards may be used to further education at an accredited college, university or technical school.

How to apply: Application information is available by contacting the American Legion, Department of Illinois.

American Legion Auxiliary, Department of Illinois 2720 E. Lincoln Bloomington, IL 61707

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Illinois AMVETS Junior ROTC Scholarship Varies March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be Illinois high school seniors who are participating in a Junior ROTC program and have taken the SAT or ACT.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation AMVETS Department of Illinois 2200 South Sixth Street Springfield, IL 62703

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Illinois AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary Memorial Scholarship Varies March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be Illinois high school seniors who have taken the SAT or ACT, and they must be the children or grandchildren of veterans who were honorably discharged after September 15, 1940 or who are currently serving in the military.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation AMVETS Department of Illinois 2200 South Sixth Street Springfield, IL 62703

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Illinois AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary Worchid Scholarship Varies March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be Illinois high school seniors whose mother or father is now deceased but had served after September 15, 1940, and was Honorably Discharged. Death of the parent does not have to be from military action or as a result of a service-related disability. Applicants must also have taken the SAT or ACT.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation AMVETS Department of Illinois 2200 South Sixth Street Springfield, IL 62703

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Illinois AMVETS Sad Sacks Nursing Scholarship Varies March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be Illinois high school seniors who have been accepted into a nursing program or students who are already attending nursing school in Illinois. They must have financial need and a satisfactory academic record, character and activity record. Dependents of deceased or disabled veterans receive priority.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation AMVETS Department of Illinois 2200 South Sixth Street Springfield, IL 62703

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Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation Scholarship $1,000 March 1

Eligibility: Applicants musts be Illinois high school seniors who have taken the SAT or ACT. Preference is given to students who are the children or grandchildren of Illinois veterans.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation AMVETS Department of Illinois 2200 South Sixth Street Springfield, IL 62703

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Illinois AMVETS Trade School Scholarship $1,000 March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be seniors at an Illinois high school who have been accepted into a trade school program. Students must submit a copy of their acceptance letter with the application form. Preference is given to students who are the children or grandchildren of veterans.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation AMVETS Department of Illinois 2200 South Sixth Street Springfield, IL 62703

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Illinois DCFS Scholarship Program Up to full tuition plus $491 monthly stipend March 31

Eligibility: This scholarship helps students who have been under the guardianship of the Illinois Department of Child and Family Services. Criteria: * Between 16 and 21 years of age as of the application deadline * Must have a diploma or GED by end of current school year * Department must have court-ordered legal guardianship or had legal guardianship prior to finalization of adoption, or applicant must be in the Subsidized Guardianship Program * Recipients must attend an Illinois state community college or university. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, transcript or copy of GED, SAT or ACT scores, three letters of recommendation and college transcript (if applicable).

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript or copy of GED, SAT or ACT scores, three letters of recommendation and a college transcript (if applicable) are required.

Illinois Department of Children and Family Services 406 E. Monroe Street Springfield, IL 62701

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Illinois Oratorical Contest Up to $2,000 January 24

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school students under the age of 20 who are U.S. citizens or legal residents and residents of the state. Students first give an oration within their state and winners compete at the national level. The oration must be related to the Constitution of the United States focusing on the duties and obligations citizens have to the government. It must be in English and be between eight and ten minutes. There is also an assigned topic which is posted on the website, and it should be between three and five minutes.

How to apply: Application information is available by contacting the local American Legion Post or Illinois Department Headquarters.

American Legion Auxiliary, Department of Illinois 2720 E. Lincoln Bloomington, IL 61707

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James M. and Virginia M. Smyth Scholarship $2,000 March 15

Eligibility: Students must have at least a 3.0 GPA, and they must have community service experience. Applicants must plan to obtain a degree in the arts and sciences, music, ministry or human services. Preference will be given to students from the following states: Missouri, Mississippi, Georgia, Illinois, Oklahoma, Texas and Tennessee. Applicants must demonstrate financial need. Adult students may also apply.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta Inc. 50 Hurt Plaza Suite 449 Atlanta, GA 30303

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Kent Nutrition Group Inc. FFA Scholarship $1,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be FFA members working towards a four-year degree in one of the following fields: animal science, animal nutrition, dairy science, poultry science, equine/equestrian science, agriculture, agricultural science, agricultural business management, economics, finance or marketing and sales. Applicants attend college in and be residents of one of the following states: Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia or West Virginia. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Lee Magnon Memorial Scholarship $2,500 December 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate at an accredited two or four-year college or university. Applicants must be studying engineering and/or science at their chosen school. Applicants must have permanent residence in the NACE Central Area which includes the following states: Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two recommendation forms, an academic transcript and scholarship essay questions are required.

National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) International Foundation 15835 Park Ten Place Houston, TX 77084-5145

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Lincoln Scholarship $3,000 Varies

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Illinois students. Criteria: * Attend or plan to attend Hanover College * GPA of 2.0 or higher is required * Scholarship is renewable each year that a GPA of 2.0 is maintained. Applications available: From Hanover College. Requires: Application form.

How to apply: Applications are available from Hanover College. An application form is required.

Hanover College Office of Admission and Financial Assistance P.O. Box 108 Hanover, IN 47243

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Mahindra USA Women in Ag Scholarship $2,500 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be female members of FFA working towards two or four-year degrees in an agriculture-related field. Majors not accepted include dietetics, food service, public service, packaging, parks and recreation studies, biosciences, technology, engineering, marine biology and natural resource management. Applicants must also reside in one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, or West Virginia. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required as well as participation in community service, financial need and leadership ability. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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McGraw Foundation Emergency Financial Aid Award $1,000 Varies

Eligibility: This scholarship helps students who need emergency financial aid. Criteria: * Full-time undergraduate student * From a middle-income family * Experiencing a personal emergency * Ineligible for other sources of emergency aid * Not receiving emergency aid from any other source * Have tried to find part-time employment. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and personal essay.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and a personal essay are required.

Associated Colleges of Illinois 20 North Wacker Drive Suite 1456 Chicago, IL 60606

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Medical Group Management Association Midwest Section Scholarship $1,000-$5,000 May 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps MGMA Midwest Section members who are studying a subject that is related to medical practice management. Criteria: * MGMA member * Resident of a MGMA Midwest Section state, namely Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota or Wisconsin * Undergraduate or graduate student * Majoring in a subject related to medical practice management. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and supporting materials.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.

Medical Group Management Association 104 Inverness Terrace East Englewood, CO 80112

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Medical Student Scholarship Program Full tuition plus living expenses May 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be Illinois residents enrolled in an Illinois allopathic or osteopathic medical school. Students must be planning to practice in one or more of the following medical fields: family practice, general internal medicine, general pediatrics or obstetrics/gynecology. Applicants must show evidence of financial need. Scholarship recipients agree to set up practice in an area designated as having a shortage of primary care providers.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Illinois Department of Public Health 535 W. Jefferson Street Springfield, IL 62761

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Mellinger Scholarships Varies May 1

Eligibility: Applicants must live in Western Illinois or Eastern Iowa, submit the FAFSA form and demonstrate financial need and attend an accredited university. Awards are based on academic achievement. Part-time students are also eligible for scholarships, and loans are also available to graduate students.

How to apply: Applications are available by mail or online. Application forms are only available from February 1 to May 1 each year.

Edward Arthur Mellinger Educational Foundation Inc. 1025 E. Broadway P.O. Box 770 Monmouth, IL 61462

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MetLife Foundation FFA Scholarship $2,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be FFA members working towards four-year degrees in specific areas of agriculture including public service and administration, agribusiness management, range/soil science, public communications, plant or animal breeding and genetics, education, plant pathology, journalism, technology, extension, mechanization, public relations, finance, economics, sales, marketing or engineering. Applicants must also be residents of one of the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin or Wyoming. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Michael Curry Summer Internship Program $1,346 stipend February 29

Eligibility: Applicants must be Illinois residents. Recipients work full-time in an agency under the jurisdiction of the Governor for 10 weeks during the summer.

How to apply: Applications are available online or by mail.

Governor's Office of the State of Illinois Michael Curry Summer Internship Program 107 William G. Stratton Building Springfield, IL 62706

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Monetary Award Program (MAP) Varies As soon as possible after January 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Illinois, enrolled at a MAP-approved Illinois institution and carry a minimum of three hours per term. Applicants must also demonstrate financial need and maintain satisfactory academic progress.

How to apply: Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Illinois Department of Public Health 535 W. Jefferson Street Springfield, IL 62761

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National Defense Transportation Association, St. Louis Area Chapter Scholarship $1,500-$4,000 March 1

Eligibility: Preference is given to students majoring in business, transportation logistics and physical distribution or a related field. High school students must live in Illinois or Missouri. College students must attend school in Colorado, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, South Dakota, Wisconsin or Wyoming.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Defense Transportation Association-Scott St. Louis Chapter Attention: Scholarship Committee P.O. Box 25486 Scott Air Force Base, IL 62225-0486

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Nursing Education Scholarship Program Up to full tuition May 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be Illinois residents, having lived in the state for one year prior to applying and be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Applicants must be accepted to or enrolled in an approved nursing program and demonstrate financial need. Scholarship recipients must agree to work as a nurse in Illinois after graduation.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Illinois Department of Public Health 535 W. Jefferson Street Springfield, IL 62761

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O'Neil Arts Award $6,000 February 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps outstanding female artists. Criteria: * Illinois resident * Sophomore at an accredited community college or current or upcoming junior at an accredited four-year college or university * Demonstrate outstanding accomplishment in music, visual arts, dance, theater or literary arts. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, transcript, evidence of accomplishment in the arts (such as reviews, awards, etc.) and an artwork sample.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, evidence of accomplishment in the arts (such as reviews, awards, etc.) and an artwork sample are required.

Delta Kappa Gamma Society International Lambda State Organization c/o Linda McDonnell 3201 Newell Drive Granite City, IL 62040-5160

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Six Meter Club of Chicago Scholarship $500 January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must have an active amateur radio license in any class. Students must be enrolled in an Illinois university or technical school for undergraduate study.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Radio Relay League Foundation 225 Main Street Newington, CT 06111

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The Heart of a Marine Foundation Scholarship $2,000 March 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors or discharged military personnel. Students must demonstrate loyalty, patriotism, honor, respect and compassion for others.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Heart of a Marine Foundation P.O. Box 1732 Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

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Township Officials of Illinois Scholarship $1,500 March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors attending an Illinois college or university in the fall.

How to apply: Applications are available online in January.

Township Officials of Illinois 3217 Northfield Drive Springfield, IL 62702

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Wiegers Scholarship Up to $1,000 April 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps business, law and finance students in Illinois. Criteria: * Illinois resident * Attending an Illinois school * Grad student majoring in business or undergraduate student majoring in finance, pre-law or business. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, official transcript, two reference letters, personal statement and course of study outline.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, two reference letters, a personal statement and course of study outline are required.

Illinois Real Estate Educational Foundation P.O. Box 2607 Springfield, IL 62708

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Anthony Muñoz Scholarship Fund Varies April 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors who reside in the counties specified by the foundation and plan to attend college in Kentucky, Indiana or Ohio. Students must have a minimum ACT composite score of 18 or at least a 2.5 GPA and must demonstrate academic achievement, leadership and financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online and must be mailed or faxed.

Anthony Muñoz Foundation 8819 Rossash Road Cincinnati, OH 45236

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Casey's General Stores Inc. FFA Scholarship $1,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be current FFA members and high school seniors or college students planning to enroll or currently enrolled full-time. They must be pursuing a two-year or four-year degree in agriculture and have plans to work in agriculture or agribusiness. Applicants must be residents of one of the following states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota or Wisconsin. Students only need to complete the online application one time to be considered for all FFA-administered scholarships. The application requires information about the student's activities and a 1,000-word essay. Awards may be used for books, supplies, tuition, fees and room and board.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Chicago FM Club Scholarships $500 January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must have at least a technician ham radio license, be residents of the FCC Ninth Call District (Illinois, Indiana or Wisconsin) and be students at an accredited post-secondary two- or four-year college or trade school.

How to apply: Applications are available online but must be sent in by mail.

American Radio Relay League Foundation 225 Main Street Newington, CT 06111

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Chief Industries FFA Scholarship $1,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be current FFA members and high school seniors or college students planning to enroll or currently enrolled full-time. They must be residents of Indiana or Nebraska. Students only need to complete the online application one time to be considered for all FFA-administered scholarships. The application requires information about the student's activities and a 1,000-word essay. Awards may be used for books, supplies, tuition, fees and room and board.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Darling International Inc. FFA Scholarship $2,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be current FFA members and high school seniors or college students planning to enroll or currently enrolled full-time. Students only need to complete the online application one time to be considered for all FFA-administered scholarships. The application requires information about the students' activities and a 1,000-word essay. Awards may be used for books, supplies, tuition, fees and room and board.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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David E. Simon Scholarship $5,000 March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be a senior in high school, have worked in an Indiana golf facility in the previous 12 months, have a 3.0 GPA, display strong character and prove financial need. Selection is based on financial need, personal essay and academic achievement.

How to apply: Applications are available online and must include an IRS 1040 form, high school transcript, personal essay and at least one letter of reference. In addition to the main application form, students should submit the academic evaluation form and employment evaluation form.

Indiana Golf Association P.O. Box 516 Franklin, IN 46131

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Dr. Allen Arkush Collegiate Scholarship Award Varies March 29

Eligibility: Applicants must be a INSRA member and be a high school senior or college undergraduate. Selection is based on academic success, racquetball success and involvement, extra curricular activities, community service, the letters of recommendation and the essay.

How to apply: Applications are available online. Included with the application are three letters of recommendation and an essay on personal goals in college and racquetball.

Indiana State Racquetball Association

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Earl I. Anderson Scholarship $1,250 January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must have some form of ham radio operating license, be residents of Florida, Illinois, Indiana or Michigan, major in electronic engineering or a related technical field and be ARRL members.

How to apply: Applications are available online. Completed applications must be submitted by mail.

American Radio Relay League Foundation 225 Main Street Newington, CT 06111

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Edmond A. Metzger Scholarship $500 January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must have at least a novice ham radio license, be undergraduate or graduate students in electrical engineering, be residents of and attend schools in the ARRL Central Division (Illinois, Indiana or Wisconsin) and be members of ARRL.

How to apply: Applications are available online. Completed applications must be mailed in. They cannot be completed electronically.

American Radio Relay League Foundation 225 Main Street Newington, CT 06111

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Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company of Iowa $1,500 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be FFA members working towards two or four-year degrees in one of the following areas of agriculture: agronomy, crop science, agricultural communications, education, journalism, extension, public relations, business management, economics, finance, sales, marketing, plant pathology, plant breeding, plant genetics, soil science, soil conservation, water conservation or public service and administration. Applicants must also be residents of Arkansas, Californis, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin and Nebraska to be eligible for this award. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: An application form is required.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Fastline Publications FFA Scholarship $1,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be FFA members who live on family farms and have a desire to manage a farm. Applicants may be from Kansas, Kentucky, Nebraska, Ohio, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana or Texas and working towards two-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm & ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Applicants may also be from Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, New York, North Dakota, South Dakota, Oregon, Idaho, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina or South Carolina and working towards four-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm & ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: An application form is required.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Frank O'Bannon Grant Program Varies March 10

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school graduates and attend or plan to attend eligible Indiana colleges or universities full-time.

How to apply: Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana W462 Indiana Government Center South 402 West Washington Street Indianapolis, IN 46204

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Indiana Broadcasters Association Scholarships Varies March 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps student broadcasters. Criteria: * Indiana resident and current college student * 3.0 or higher GPA * Actively participating in a college broadcast facility or working for a commercial broadcast facility * Attending an IBA member institution that has a radio/TV facility on campus and/or offers majors in telecommunications or broadcast journalism. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, essay and transcript request form.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, essay and transcript request form are required.

Indiana Broadcasters Association 3003 E 98th Street Suite 161 Indianapolis, IN 46280

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Indiana Golf Foundation Scholarship $2,500 March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must have participated in the Indiana Junior Golf Program for at least two years, have a 3.0 GPA or higher, display strong character and have financial need. Selection is based on these criteria as well as a personal essay.

How to apply: Applications are available online and must also include the personal essay, high school transcript, IRS Form 1040 and at least one letter of recommendation.

Indiana Golf Association P.O. Box 516 Franklin, IN 46131

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Indiana Oratorical Contest $200-$3,400 December 11

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school students under the age of 20 who are U.S. citizens or legal residents and residents of the state. Students first give an oration within their state and winners compete at the national level. The oration must be related to the Constitution of the United States focusing on the duties and obligations citizens have to the government. It must be in English and be between eight and ten minutes. There is also an assigned topic which is posted on the website, and it should be between three and five minutes.

How to apply: Application information is available from the local American Legion Post and online.

American Legion, Department of Indiana 5440 Herbert Lord Road Indianapolis, IN 46216

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Kent Nutrition Group Inc. FFA Scholarship $1,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be FFA members working towards a four-year degree in one of the following fields: animal science, animal nutrition, dairy science, poultry science, equine/equestrian science, agriculture, agricultural science, agricultural business management, economics, finance or marketing and sales. Applicants attend college in and be residents of one of the following states: Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia or West Virginia. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Kids' Chance of Indiana Scholarship Program $500-$6,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be children of Indiana workers who were fatally or catastrophically injured in a work-related accident or as a result of an occupational disease that is compensable by the state's workers' compensation board. They must be 16 to 25 years of age.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Kids' Chance of Indiana Inc. Attn: Ron Cooper c/o ICRB 5920 Castleway West Drive, Suite 121 Indianapolis, IN 46250

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Lee/Marvin Scholarships $1,000 December 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps students pursuing degrees in physical education-related fields. Criteria: * Attending an Indiana college or university * Upcoming junior or senior * Majoring in health education, physical education, recreation, dance education or allied areas. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, goals statement, statement of need, list of activities during college attendance, philosophy statement and two letters of recommendation.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, goals statement, statement of need, list of activities during college attendance, philosophy statement and two letters of recommendation are required.

Indiana Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance 2007 Wilno Drive Marion, IN 46952

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Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Program Full tuition plus fees and $900 book stipend Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be Indiana high school seniors who have been accepted into a full-time bachelor's degree program at an accredited public or private institution of higher learning in Indiana.

How to apply: Applications are available online and from local Indiana Community Foundations.

Independent Colleges of Indiana 3135 N. Meridian Street Indianapolis, IN 46208-4717

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Linda Craig Memorial Scholarship Presented by St. Vincent Sports Medicine $2,500 July 1

Eligibility: Applicants must U.S. citizens who have completed at least four semesters of an undergraduate program majoring in medicine, sports medicine, physical therapy or a related area. They must have a GPA of at least 3.0 and demonstrate outstanding character, integrity and leadership. Applicants may not have received a full scholarship from any other organization.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Pacers Foundation 125 S. Pennsylvania Street Indianapolis, IN 46204

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Louis B. Russell, Jr. Memorial Scholarship $1,000 March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be ethnic minority high school seniors who plan to pursue education in the area of industrial arts, vocational education or technical education at an accredited college or university.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Indiana State Teachers Association 150 W. Market Street Suite 406 Indianapolis, IN 46204

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Mahindra USA Women in Ag Scholarship $2,500 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be female members of FFA working towards two or four-year degrees in an agriculture-related field. Majors not accepted include dietetics, food service, public service, packaging, parks and recreation studies, biosciences, technology, engineering, marine biology and natural resource management. Applicants must also reside in one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, or West Virginia. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required as well as participation in community service, financial need and leadership ability. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Medical Group Management Association Midwest Section Scholarship $1,000-$5,000 May 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps MGMA Midwest Section members who are studying a subject that is related to medical practice management. Criteria: * MGMA member * Resident of a MGMA Midwest Section state, namely Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota or Wisconsin * Undergraduate or graduate student * Majoring in a subject related to medical practice management. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and supporting materials.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.

Medical Group Management Association 104 Inverness Terrace East Englewood, CO 80112

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MetLife Foundation FFA Scholarship $2,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be FFA members working towards four-year degrees in specific areas of agriculture including public service and administration, agribusiness management, range/soil science, public communications, plant or animal breeding and genetics, education, plant pathology, journalism, technology, extension, mechanization, public relations, finance, economics, sales, marketing or engineering. Applicants must also be residents of one of the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin or Wyoming. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Mexican Scholarship Fund Varies March 2

Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0, demonstrate academic promise and demonstrate financial need. Preference is given to students of Mexican descent. Awards may be used for tuition, required fees or room and board.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Central Indiana Community Foundation 615 North Alabama Street Suite 119 Indianapolis, IN 46204-1498

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Minority Teacher/Special Education Services Scholarship Up to $4,000 October 4

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll in college full-time. Students must have at least a 2.0 GPA, and financial need may be considered. Preference will be given to black and Hispanic students. Students must agree to work in the state of Indiana for a period of time after graduation.

How to apply: Applications are available at the financial aid office of attending institution.

State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana W462 Indiana Government Center South 402 West Washington Street Indianapolis, IN 46204

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NACE Eastern Area Scholarship $3,000 January 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be a permanent resident of the United States. Applicants must be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate in an accredited Engineering or Physical Science degree program at a two or four-year college or university. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Applicants must have a permanent address within the NACE Eastern Area which includes the following states and/or U.S. Territories: Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana (excluding Lake, Porter La Porte, Newton and Jasper counties), Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two recommendation forms, an academic transcript and essay scholarship questions are required.

National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) International Foundation 15835 Park Ten Place Houston, TX 77084-5145

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NADCA Indiana Chapter 25 Scholarship Varies June 5

Eligibility: This scholarship helps students who have a demonstrated interest in the die casting industry. Criteria: * Resident of Indiana or a state adjacent to it * Enrolled at an Indiana school or at an FEF member school located in an adjacent state * Have previous work experience in manufacturing, die casting or cast metals * Preference will be given to those who are studying a die casting-related subject. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and supporting documents.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting documents are required.

Foundry Educational Foundation 1695 North Penny Lane Schaumburg, IL 60173

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National Defense Transportation Association, St. Louis Area Chapter Scholarship $1,500-$4,000 March 1

Eligibility: Preference is given to students majoring in business, transportation logistics and physical distribution or a related field. High school students must live in Illinois or Missouri. College students must attend school in Colorado, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, South Dakota, Wisconsin or Wyoming.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Defense Transportation Association-Scott St. Louis Chapter Attention: Scholarship Committee P.O. Box 25486 Scott Air Force Base, IL 62225-0486

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Part-Time Grant Program At least $50 per term July 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be Indiana residents and a U.S. Citizen or eligible non-citizen. Applicants must be undergraduates taking at least 6 but not more than 12 credit hours per term at eligible institutions. This is a need-based award.

How to apply: Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana W462 Indiana Government Center South 402 West Washington Street Indianapolis, IN 46204

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Shook Construction Harry F. Gaeke Memorial Scholarship Varies February 5

Eligibility: This scholarship is for undergraduates majoring in a construction-related subject. Criteria: * U.S. citizen * Undergraduate student in at least the second year of study * Reside in or attend school in Indiana, Kentucky or Ohio * Majoring in a construction-related subject * Minimum 2.5 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, transcript and personal essay.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript and personal essay are required.

Associated General Contractors of Ohio 1755 Northwest Boulevard Columbus, OH 43212

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Simon Youth Foundation Community Scholarship $1,500 March 5

Eligibility: This scholarship helps students who live in communities with Simon properties. Criteria: * High school senior * Plan to attend an accredited two- or four-year college, university or technical/vocational school full-time * Scholarships are awarded without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, disability or national origin * Selection is based on financial need, academic record, potential to succeed, participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, a statement of career and educational goals and an outside appraisal * Awards are given at every Simon mall in the U.S. Applications available: Online.

How to apply: Applications are available online. Only the first 3,000 applications that the organization receives are considered.

Simon Youth Foundation 225 W. Washington Street Indianapolis, IN 46204

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Twenty-first Century Scholars Program Up to full tuition June 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be in 7th or 8th grade at a school recognized by the Indiana Department of Education. Students must be below the maximum income requirements, be wards of the state or county or be in foster care. Scholarship funds may only be used at eligible Indiana colleges or technical schools.

How to apply: Applications are available at Indiana middle schools.

State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana W462 Indiana Government Center South 402 West Washington Street Indianapolis, IN 46204

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Scholarship details
Scholarship Name Amount Deadline
Herman Sani Scholarship $2,000 March 14

Eligibility: Applicant must be a high school senior with a background in golf. Selection is based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities and leadership qualities. Selection is not based on golf accomplishments or abilities.

How to apply: Applications are available online and include a personal essay, two letters of recommendation and an official transcript.

Iowa Golf Association 1605 N. Ankeny Boulevard Suite 210 Ankeny, IA 50023

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All Iowa Opportunity Scholarship Up to $7,853 March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be Iowa residents who have a minimum 2.5 GPA and demonstrate financial need. Awards may only be used at eligible Iowa institutions. Selection is based on class rank and standardized test scores.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Iowa College Student Aid Commission 430 East Grand Avenue Floor 3 Des Moines, IA 50309-1920

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Animal Health International FFA Scholarship $1,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be working towards a 4-year degree in animal or dairy science at a U.S. institution. They must also be under 23 years of age and current members of FFA. Applicants must be residents of one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington or Wyoming. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Ann Griffel Scholarship $2,000 March 14

Eligibility: Applicants must be female, have played golf in Iowa and plan on attending an Iowa college, university or trade school. Selection is based on academic performance, extracurricular activities and leadership qualities.

How to apply: Applications are sent to all high school girls golf coaches in the state of Iowa at the beginning of the year. The application should be mailed in, along with two letters of recommendation, a high school transcript, a photo and a personal essay.

Iowa Golf Association 1605 N. Ankeny Boulevard Suite 210 Ankeny, IA 50023

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Arysta LifeScience North America FFA Scholarship $1,275 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be current FFA members and high school seniors or college students planning to enroll or currently enrolled full-time. They must be majoring in one of the following subject areas: agronomy, crop science, horticulture, nursery and landscape management, plant science, turf management, agricultural communications, public relations or sales and marketing, entomology or plant pathology. Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Students only need to complete the online application one time to be considered for all FFA-administered scholarships. The application requires information about the student's activities and a 1,000-word essay. Awards may be used for books, supplies, tuition, fees and room and board.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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BNSF Railway Company FFA Scholarship $5,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be current FFA members and high school seniors or college students planning to enroll or currently enrolled full-time. Students must be pursuing a four-year degree in one of the following agricultural fields: business management, economics, sales and marketing or finance. They must be residents of California, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota or Texas. Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Students only need to complete the online application one time to be considered for all FFA-administered scholarships. The application requires information about the student's activities and a 1,000-word essay. Awards may be used for books, supplies, tuition, fees and room and board.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Casey's General Stores Inc. FFA Scholarship $1,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be current FFA members and high school seniors or college students planning to enroll or currently enrolled full-time. They must be pursuing a two-year or four-year degree in agriculture and have plans to work in agriculture or agribusiness. Applicants must be residents of one of the following states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota or Wisconsin. Students only need to complete the online application one time to be considered for all FFA-administered scholarships. The application requires information about the student's activities and a 1,000-word essay. Awards may be used for books, supplies, tuition, fees and room and board.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Darling International Inc. FFA Scholarship $2,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be current FFA members and high school seniors or college students planning to enroll or currently enrolled full-time. Students only need to complete the online application one time to be considered for all FFA-administered scholarships. The application requires information about the students' activities and a 1,000-word essay. Awards may be used for books, supplies, tuition, fees and room and board.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company of Iowa $1,500 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be FFA members working towards two or four-year degrees in one of the following areas of agriculture: agronomy, crop science, agricultural communications, education, journalism, extension, public relations, business management, economics, finance, sales, marketing, plant pathology, plant breeding, plant genetics, soil science, soil conservation, water conservation or public service and administration. Applicants must also be residents of Arkansas, Californis, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin and Nebraska to be eligible for this award. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: An application form is required.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Fastline Publications FFA Scholarship $1,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be FFA members who live on family farms and have a desire to manage a farm. Applicants may be from Kansas, Kentucky, Nebraska, Ohio, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana or Texas and working towards two-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm & ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Applicants may also be from Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, New York, North Dakota, South Dakota, Oregon, Idaho, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina or South Carolina and working towards four-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm & ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: An application form is required.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Herbert Hoover Uncommon Student Award $5,000 March 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be juniors in an Iowa high school or be homeschooled. Students must submit a project proposal and two letters of recommendation. Recipients must attend a weekend program during the summer and are expected to complete the proposed project. Grades, essays and test scores are not considered.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Hoover Presidential Foundation P.O. Box 696 West Branch, IA 52358

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ICCA Scholarships $500 January 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be a high school senior and whose coach is a current member of the Iowa Cheerleading Coaches' Association. Applicant must have a 3.5 GPA or higher. Selection is based on academic achievement, leadership and community involvement.

How to apply: Applications are available online and include the basic application, the one page essay, activity listing, cheerleading coach letter of recommendation, additional letter of recommendation and letter from high school counselor verifying grade point average.

Iowa Cheerleading Coaches' Association Attn.: JoEllen Wesselmann P.O. Box 148 Van Meter, IA 50261

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Iowa Grants Up to full tuition As soon as possible after January 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in or planning to enroll at least part-time in an undergraduate program at eligible Iowa colleges, universities and community colleges and be U.S. citizens. Selection is based on need, with priority given to the neediest applicants.

How to apply: Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Iowa College Student Aid Commission 430 East Grand Avenue Floor 3 Des Moines, IA 50309-1920

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Iowa Interstate Railroad Ltd. FFA Scholarship $1,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Iowa or Illinois working towards a four-year degree at an educational institution in Illinois or Iowa. Applicants must be pursuing a major in one of the following fields: agronomy, plant breeding and genetics, economics, finance, pulp and paper technology, transportation, crop science, plant science or agricultural business management. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required. Preference is given to applicants with a specific interest in transportation. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Iowa Newspaper Association Scholarships $500-$1,000 February 12

Eligibility: This scholarship helps students pursuing careers in the newspaper industry. Criteria: * Iowa resident * High school senior or current college student * Attend an in-state college or university * Plan to work in the newspaper industry in Iowa upon completion of degree. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, two letters of reference, personal statement and two writing samples.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two letters of reference, personal statement and two writing samples are required.

Iowa Newspaper Association 319 E 5th Street Des Moines, IA 50309

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Iowa Oratorical Contest Up to $18,000 February 16

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school students under the age of 20 who are U.S. citizens or legal residents and residents of the state. Students first give an oration within their state and winners compete at the national level. The oration must be related to the Constitution of the United States focusing on the duties and obligations citizens have to the government. It must be in English and be between eight and ten minutes. There is also an assigned topic which is posted on the website, and it should be between three and five minutes.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Legion, Department of Iowa 720 Lyon Street Des Moines, IA 50309

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Iowa Pork Foundation Scholarship $1,000 April 1

Eligibility: This scholarships helps Iowa agriculture students. Criteria: * Iowa resident * Accepted at or enrolled at an Iowa college or university * Majoring in or planning to major in an agriculture-related subject that emphasizes swine production * Must maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, two recommendation letters and transcript.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two recommendation letters and a transcript are required.

Iowa Pork Producers Association 1636 NW 114th Street P.O. Box 71009 Clive, IA 50325

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Iowa Scholarship for the Arts $1,500 February 2

Eligibility: This scholarship helps outstanding young artists. Criteria: * Iowa resident * Graduating high school senior * Proven artistic ability in dance, literature, music, theatre, traditional arts or visual arts * Accepted full-time to an accredited Iowa college or university * Major in one of the aforementioned areas. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, two letters of recommendation and essay.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two letters of recommendation and an essay are required.

Iowa Arts Council 600 E. Locust Des Moines, IA 50319-0290

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Iowa Thespian Scholarship Program $1,000 October 2

Eligibility: This scholarship helps promising young thespians. Criteria: * Iowa high school senior * Overall GPA of 2.0 or higher with a GPA of 3.0 or higher in arts-related classes * Member of the International Thespian Society in good standing * Plan to major or minor in theatre, film, radio and television, broadcasting, music or dance * Perform an audition at the Iowa Thespian Festival in the performance, technical or theatre educator category. Applications available: From the Iowa Thespian Society. Requires: Application form and resume.

How to apply: Applications are available from the Iowa Thespian Society. An application form and resume are required.

Iowa Thespian Chapter 604 Belmont Road Bettendorf, IA 52722

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Iowa Tuition Grants Up to $5,000 July 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in or planning to enroll at least part-time in an eligible Iowa college or university and demonstrate financial need. Priority is given to the neediest applicants.

How to apply: Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Iowa College Student Aid Commission 430 East Grand Avenue Floor 3 Des Moines, IA 50309-1920

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Iowa Vocational-Technical Tuition Grants Up to $1,200 July 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in or planning to enroll in a career education or option course for 3 credit hours consisting of at least 15 weeks duration at an Iowa area community college and be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Applicants must prove financial need.

How to apply: Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Iowa College Student Aid Commission 430 East Grand Avenue Floor 3 Des Moines, IA 50309-1920

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IPAS Annual Scholarship $1,000 September 5

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Iowa Physician Assistant students. Criteria: * Enrolled in an approved PA program in Iowa * Outstanding undergraduate academic record * Strong leadership skills * Good understanding of the PA profession. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, transcript and personal statement.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript and personal statement are required.

Iowa Physician Assistant Society 525 SW 5th Street Suite A Des Moines, IA 50309

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ISAA Scholarship Program Up to $1,000 February 8

Eligibility: Applicants must be a high school senior or have obtained a GED, or be full time college student. The student must have been an active member of ISAA for at least two years. Selection is based on participation in ISAA activities, academic achievement, financial need, community involvement and the reference letters.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Iowa State Archery Association 1425 Plymouth Road Mason City, IA 50401

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Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships Varies February 4

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or college freshmen or sophomores who are under the age of 20. Students must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are residents of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Oklahoma, Missouri, Nebraska, Arkansas, Tennessee, Louisiana, Mississippi, Florida or Texas. High school applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and college applicants must have a minimum 2.75 GPA.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Jimmy Rane Foundation P.O. Box 40 Abbeville, AL 36310

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Kent Nutrition Group Inc. FFA Scholarship $1,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be FFA members working towards a four-year degree in one of the following fields: animal science, animal nutrition, dairy science, poultry science, equine/equestrian science, agriculture, agricultural science, agricultural business management, economics, finance or marketing and sales. Applicants attend college in and be residents of one of the following states: Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia or West Virginia. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Lee Magnon Memorial Scholarship $2,500 December 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate at an accredited two or four-year college or university. Applicants must be studying engineering and/or science at their chosen school. Applicants must have permanent residence in the NACE Central Area which includes the following states: Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two recommendation forms, an academic transcript and scholarship essay questions are required.

National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) International Foundation 15835 Park Ten Place Houston, TX 77084-5145

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Mahindra USA Women in Ag Scholarship $2,500 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be female members of FFA working towards two or four-year degrees in an agriculture-related field. Majors not accepted include dietetics, food service, public service, packaging, parks and recreation studies, biosciences, technology, engineering, marine biology and natural resource management. Applicants must also reside in one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, or West Virginia. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required as well as participation in community service, financial need and leadership ability. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Masonic Scholarship Program $2,000 February 2

Eligibility: Applicants must be pursuing a post-secondary education in any state at an institution which provides a two-year or four-year college program or vocational training. They do not need to have a Masonic connection. Selection is based on academic record, communication skills and financial need, but the most important is service to school and community with an emphasis on leadership roles. Finalists will be asked to appear before the committee for personal interviews.

How to apply: Applications are available online or from guidance departments at Iowa public high schools.

Grand Lodge of Iowa, A.F. and A.M. Scholarship Selection Committee P.O. Box 279 Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52406-0279

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Medical Group Management Association Midwest Section Scholarship $1,000-$5,000 May 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps MGMA Midwest Section members who are studying a subject that is related to medical practice management. Criteria: * MGMA member * Resident of a MGMA Midwest Section state, namely Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota or Wisconsin * Undergraduate or graduate student * Majoring in a subject related to medical practice management. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and supporting materials.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.

Medical Group Management Association 104 Inverness Terrace East Englewood, CO 80112

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Mellinger Scholarships Varies May 1

Eligibility: Applicants must live in Western Illinois or Eastern Iowa, submit the FAFSA form and demonstrate financial need and attend an accredited university. Awards are based on academic achievement. Part-time students are also eligible for scholarships, and loans are also available to graduate students.

How to apply: Applications are available by mail or online. Application forms are only available from February 1 to May 1 each year.

Edward Arthur Mellinger Educational Foundation Inc. 1025 E. Broadway P.O. Box 770 Monmouth, IL 61462

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MetLife Foundation FFA Scholarship $2,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be FFA members working towards four-year degrees in specific areas of agriculture including public service and administration, agribusiness management, range/soil science, public communications, plant or animal breeding and genetics, education, plant pathology, journalism, technology, extension, mechanization, public relations, finance, economics, sales, marketing or engineering. Applicants must also be residents of one of the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin or Wyoming. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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MFA Foundation Scholarships $2,000 March 15

Eligibility: This scholarship helps rising undergraduate freshmen. Criteria: * High school senior * Live in an area where a sponsoring MFA agency is located * Plan to enroll full-time in college by September 1 of the application year. Applications available: By request. Requires: Application form and supporting materials.

How to apply: Applications are available by request from the applicant's high school counselor. An application form and supporting materials are required.

MFA Incorporated 201 Ray Young Drive Columbia, MO 65201

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National Defense Transportation Association, St. Louis Area Chapter Scholarship $1,500-$4,000 March 1

Eligibility: Preference is given to students majoring in business, transportation logistics and physical distribution or a related field. High school students must live in Illinois or Missouri. College students must attend school in Colorado, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, South Dakota, Wisconsin or Wyoming.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Defense Transportation Association-Scott St. Louis Chapter Attention: Scholarship Committee P.O. Box 25486 Scott Air Force Base, IL 62225-0486

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Paul and Helen L. Grauer Scholarship $1,000 January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must have at least a novice ham radio license, be residents and attend school in the ARRL Midwest Division (Iowa, Kansas, Missouri or Nebraska) and be undergraduate or graduate students in electronics, communications or another related field.

How to apply: Applications are available online. Completed applications must be submitted by mail.

American Radio Relay League Foundation 225 Main Street Newington, CT 06111

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PHD ARA Scholarship $1,000 January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must have any class of ham radio license, be residents of the ARRL Midwest Division (Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska) and be studying journalism, computer science or electronic engineering. Applicants may also be the children of deceased amateur radio operators.

How to apply: Applications are available online but may not be completed electronically. All completed applications must be mailed.

American Radio Relay League Foundation 225 Main Street Newington, CT 06111

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Ray, NRP and Katie, WKTE Pautz Scholarship $500-$1,000 January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be ARRL members with a General Class or higher Amateur Radio License. They must be residents of Iowa, Kansas, Missouri or Nebraska and should major in electronics, computer science or a related field at a four-year institution.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Radio Relay League Foundation 225 Main Street Newington, CT 06111

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Robert D. Blue Scholarship $500-$1,000 May 10

Eligibility: Applicants must be Iowa residents who plan to attend an Iowa institution of higher learning the following school year. They may be high school seniors or current college students. An essay and two references are required.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Treasurer of State Capitol Building Des Moines, IA 50319

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Robert M. Voorhees/Standard Golf Company Scholarship Varies October 31

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Iowa turfgrass management students. Criteria: * Member of the Iowa GCSA * Iowa resident studying outside of Iowa or non-resident of Iowa studying in Iowa * Studying turfgrass management or a related subject. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and supporting materials.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.

Iowa Golf Course Superintendents Association Iowa Turfgrass Office 1605 North Ankeny Boulevard Suite 210 Ankeny, IA 50023

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Russ Brannen/KENT FEEDS Memorial Beef Scholarship $1,500 May 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Iowa incoming undergraduate freshmen. Criteria: * Incoming freshman at an Iowa four-year institution * Have been active in FFA beef cattle projects * Preference will be given to those with beef exposition and showmanship contest experience. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, extracurricular activities list and personal essay.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, extracurricular activities list and personal essay are required.

Iowa Foundation for Agricultural Advancement Winner's Circle Scholarships c/o SGI 30805 595th Avenue Cambridge, IA 50046

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Schlutz Family Beef Breeding Scholarship $1,000 May 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps incoming Iowa undergraduates. Criteria: * Rising undergraduate freshman at an Iowa school * Experienced in beef projects and activities * Preference will be given to applicants planning to remain active in the beef cattle industry after graduation. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and supporting materials.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.

Iowa Foundation for Agricultural Advancement Winner's Circle Scholarships c/o SGI 30805 595th Avenue Cambridge, IA 50046

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Swine Industry Scholarship $1,500 May 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Iowa college-bound students. Criteria: * Iowa resident * Entering undergraduate freshman * Involved in 4-H or FFA projects * Experienced in swine projects. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and supporting materials.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.

Iowa Foundation for Agricultural Advancement Winner's Circle Scholarships c/o SGI 30805 595th Avenue Cambridge, IA 50046

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The Maschhoffs Inc. Pork Industry Scholarship $1,000 May 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps incoming Iowa undergraduates. Criteria: * Iowa resident * Active in 4-H or FFA * Planning to attend an Iowa college or university full-time beginning in the fall of the application year * Have experience in swine projects and activities * Preference will be given to applicants who intend to work in the pork industry. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and personal essay.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and personal essay are required.

Iowa Foundation for Agricultural Advancement Winner's Circle Scholarships c/o SGI 30805 595th Avenue Cambridge, IA 50046

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Timmins, Kroll & Jacobsen Scholarship $3,000 May 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Iowa students who are active in 4-H or FFA. Criteria: * Iowa resident * Incoming freshman at an Iowa college or university * Must have a background in 4-H or FFA livestock projects * Must intend to major in agriculture, animal science or a related subject * Preference will be given to applicants from Polk County. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and supporting materials.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.

Iowa Foundation for Agricultural Advancement Winner's Circle Scholarships c/o SGI 30805 595th Avenue Cambridge, IA 50046

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Twin City AFS Memorial Scholarship Varies October 4

Eligibility: This scholarship helps students from northern Iowa, Minnesota and western Wisconsin who are attending FEF member schools. Criteria: * Attending an FEF member school * Preference will be given to students taking foundry-related courses. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and supporting materials.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.

Foundry Educational Foundation 1695 North Penny Lane Schaumburg, IL 60173

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Vincent L. Hawkinson Scholarship for Peace and Justice $4,000-$5,000 March 15

Eligibility: Applicants must advocate peace, reside in or attend school in Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota or Wisconsin and attend an interview in Minneapolis and the fall awards ceremony.

How to apply: Applications are available by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope, by email or online.

Vincent L. Hawkinson Foundation for Peace and Justice 324 Harvard Street S.E. Minneapolis, MN 55414

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Albert M. Lappin Scholarship $1,000 February 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or college freshmen or sophomores who are average or better students. They must be the son or daughter of a veteran and enrolling or enrolled in a post-secondary school in Kansas. A parent must have been a member of the Kansas American Legion or American Legion Auxiliary for the previous three years. In addition, the children of deceased parents are eligible if the parent was a paid member at the time of death. Applicants must submit a 1040 income statement, documentation of parent's veteran status, three letters of recommendation with only one from a teacher, an essay on the topic of "Why I Want to Go to College" and a high school transcript. Applicants must maintain a C average in college and verify enrollment at the start of each semester.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Legion, Department of Kansas 1314 SW Topeka Boulevard Topeka, KS 66612

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Animal Health International FFA Scholarship $1,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be working towards a 4-year degree in animal or dairy science at a U.S. institution. They must also be under 23 years of age and current members of FFA. Applicants must be residents of one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington or Wyoming. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Arysta LifeScience North America FFA Scholarship $1,275 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be current FFA members and high school seniors or college students planning to enroll or currently enrolled full-time. They must be majoring in one of the following subject areas: agronomy, crop science, horticulture, nursery and landscape management, plant science, turf management, agricultural communications, public relations or sales and marketing, entomology or plant pathology. Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Students only need to complete the online application one time to be considered for all FFA-administered scholarships. The application requires information about the student's activities and a 1,000-word essay. Awards may be used for books, supplies, tuition, fees and room and board.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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BNSF Railway Company FFA Scholarship $5,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be current FFA members and high school seniors or college students planning to enroll or currently enrolled full-time. Students must be pursuing a four-year degree in one of the following agricultural fields: business management, economics, sales and marketing or finance. They must be residents of California, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota or Texas. Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Students only need to complete the online application one time to be considered for all FFA-administered scholarships. The application requires information about the student's activities and a 1,000-word essay. Awards may be used for books, supplies, tuition, fees and room and board.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Broadcast Scholarship Program Up to $16,000 May 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps future broadcasters. Criteria: * Kansas resident * Attending a Kansas college or university the fall semester after application * Those attending four-year institutions must be entering the junior or senior year, and those attending two-year institutions must be entering their sophomore year * Must enroll in a broadcast or related curriculum for at least 12 hours per semester * GPA of 2.5 or greater. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, essay and up to three letters of recommendation.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, essay and up to three letters of recommendation are required.

Kansas Association of Broadcasters Scholarship Committee 214 S.W. 6th Street Suite 300 Topeka, KS 66603

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Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Foundation Scholarship $2,500 May 31

Eligibility: Applicants must reside in one of the following states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota or Washington. Applicants must also major in one of the following areas: business, engineering, math, medicine/health administration, natural/physical sciences, technology or education and belong to AISES.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Indian Science and Engineering Society P.O. Box 9828 Albuquerque, NM 87119-9828

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Casey's General Stores Inc. FFA Scholarship $1,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be current FFA members and high school seniors or college students planning to enroll or currently enrolled full-time. They must be pursuing a two-year or four-year degree in agriculture and have plans to work in agriculture or agribusiness. Applicants must be residents of one of the following states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota or Wisconsin. Students only need to complete the online application one time to be considered for all FFA-administered scholarships. The application requires information about the student's activities and a 1,000-word essay. Awards may be used for books, supplies, tuition, fees and room and board.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Charles W. and Annette Hill Scholarship $1,000 February 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be descendents of an American Legion member with a GPA of at least 3.0. Special consideration will be given to students studying science, engineering or business administration. Applicants must submit three letters of recommendation with only one from a teacher, an essay on "Why I Want to Go to College," a high school transcript, documentation of parent's veteran status and a 1040 income statement. Applicants must maintain a 3.0 GPA in college and verify enrollment at the start of each semester.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Legion, Department of Kansas 1314 SW Topeka Boulevard Topeka, KS 66612

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Dan L. Meisinger Sr. Memorial Learn to Fly Scholarship $2,500 Last Friday in November

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in an aviation program with a B or better GPA and be a resident of Kansas, Missouri or Illinois. Students should be recommended by an aviation professional; independent applications are also considered.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Air Transportation Foundation Meisinger Scholarship 818 Connecticut Avenue NW Suite 900 Washington, DC 20006

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Darling International Inc. FFA Scholarship $2,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be current FFA members and high school seniors or college students planning to enroll or currently enrolled full-time. Students only need to complete the online application one time to be considered for all FFA-administered scholarships. The application requires information about the students' activities and a 1,000-word essay. Awards may be used for books, supplies, tuition, fees and room and board.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company of Iowa $1,500 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be FFA members working towards two or four-year degrees in one of the following areas of agriculture: agronomy, crop science, agricultural communications, education, journalism, extension, public relations, business management, economics, finance, sales, marketing, plant pathology, plant breeding, plant genetics, soil science, soil conservation, water conservation or public service and administration. Applicants must also be residents of Arkansas, Californis, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin and Nebraska to be eligible for this award. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: An application form is required.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Fastline Publications FFA Scholarship $1,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be FFA members who live on family farms and have a desire to manage a farm. Applicants may be from Kansas, Kentucky, Nebraska, Ohio, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana or Texas and working towards two-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm & ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Applicants may also be from Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, New York, North Dakota, South Dakota, Oregon, Idaho, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina or South Carolina and working towards four-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm & ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: An application form is required.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Harriet Hayes Austin Memorial Scholarship for Nursing $1,000 February 4

Eligibility: This scholarship helps BSN students attending a postsecondary school in Kansas. Criteria: * U.S. citizen * Accepted into or enrolled in a BSN program * Enrolled at an accredited Kansas institution * Must demonstrate financial need * Preference is given to Kansas residents. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, official transcript, one letter of recommendation, personal statements, financial analysis form and proof of U.S. citizenship.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, one letter of recommendation, personal statements, financial analysis form and proof of U.S. citizenship are required.

Topeka Community Foundation 5431 SW 29th Street Suite 300 Topeka, KS 66614

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High Plains Journal Scholarship $750-$2,500 August 15

Eligibility: This scholarship helps students majoring in agricultural communications and related fields. Criteria: * Must attend a Kansas university * Planning a career in agricultural writing or publications. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, two letters of recommendation, transcript and information about communications employment or internship experience.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two letters of recommendation, transcript and information about communications employment or internship experience are required.

Kansas Livestock Association 6301 SW 37th Street Topeka, KS 66614-5129

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Hobble (LPN) Nursing Scholarship $300 February 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be Kansas residents attending an accredited Kansas school to receive a degree in Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) and planning to practice their career in Kansas. Applicants must also demonstrate financial need and be 18 before taking the Kansas State Board examination.

How to apply: Applications are available online and may be requested from Department Headquarters.

American Legion, Department of Kansas 1314 SW Topeka Boulevard Topeka, KS 66612

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Hugh A. Smith Scholarship Fund $500 February 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be average or better students who are high school seniors or college freshmen or sophomores enrolling or enrolled in a post-secondary school in Kansas. They must be the son or daughter of a veteran, and a parent must have been a member of the Kansas American Legion or American Legion Auxiliary for the past three years. The children of deceased parents are also eligible if the parent was a paid member at the time of death. Applicants must submit three letters of recommendation, including one from a teacher, an essay on "Why I Want to Go to College," high school transcript, a 1040 income statement and documentation of parent's veteran status.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Legion, Department of Kansas 1314 SW Topeka Boulevard Topeka, KS 66612

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Irvine W. Cook WA0CGS Scholarship $1,000 January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Kansas and holders of an active amateur radio license of any class. Preference is given to students who are studying electronics, communications or a related subject at the baccalaureate level or higher.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Radio Relay League Foundation 225 Main Street Newington, CT 06111

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Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships Varies February 4

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or college freshmen or sophomores who are under the age of 20. Students must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are residents of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Oklahoma, Missouri, Nebraska, Arkansas, Tennessee, Louisiana, Mississippi, Florida or Texas. High school applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and college applicants must have a minimum 2.75 GPA.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Jimmy Rane Foundation P.O. Box 40 Abbeville, AL 36310

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John Foster Memorial College Scholarship $3,000 April 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be sons or daughters of full-time active Kansas law enforcement officers. They must attend an accredited college or university in the state of Kansas and take at least 12 hours of credit per semester.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

The John Foster Memorial College Scholarship Committee c/o Sheriff John R. Fletcher Russell County Sheriff's Department P.O. Box 825 Russell, KS 67665

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KAAA Scholarship $2,500 March 15

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Kansas students who are attending Kansas postsecondary institutions. Criteria: * Kansas resident * Enroll at or plan to enroll at a Kansas postsecondary institution * Must be recommended by a KAAA member * Must demonstrate financial need * Preference will be given to students who are majoring in or planning to major in agriculture, agricultural business, engineering or aviation. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, transcript, financial need statement and two recommendation letters.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, financial need statement and two recommendation letters are required.

Kansas Agricultural Aviation Association P.O. Box 12010 Wichita, KS 67277

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Kansas Career Technical Workforce Grant Varies May 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in approved vocational programs and take the vocational exam. Selection is based on exam scores.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Kansas Board of Regents Curtis State Office Building Suite 520 1000 SW Jackson Street Topeka, KS 66612

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Kansas City International Facility Management Association Scholarship At least $500 April 30

Eligibility: This scholarship helps students wishing to pursue facility management careers. Criteria: * Full-time undergraduate, full-time graduate student or part-time graduate student * Enrolled at a Kansas or Missouri school * Majoring in a facility management-related subject (such as business operations, construction science, interior design, environmental design, architecture or engineering). Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, letter of professional intent, two letters of recommendation and official transcript.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, letter of professional intent, two letters of recommendation and an official transcript are required.

International Facility Management Association - Kansas City Chapter P.O. Box 412591 Kansas City, MO 64141

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Kansas Comprehensive Grants $100-$3,500 April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled full-time at an eligible Kansas institution. Selection is based on financial need.

How to apply: Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Kansas Board of Regents Curtis State Office Building Suite 520 1000 SW Jackson Street Topeka, KS 66612

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Kansas Ethnic Minority Scholarship Up to $1,850 May 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, Native Indian or Alaskan Native, Asian or Pacific Islander or Hispanic. Priority is given to graduating high school seniors. Applicants must have one of the following: a minimum ACT score of 21 or SAT score of 990, a minimum 3.0 GPA, a top 33 percent ranking in their high school class, completion of Kansas Scholars Curriculum, selection by National Merit Corporation or selection by College Board as a Hispanic Scholar.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Kansas Board of Regents Curtis State Office Building Suite 520 1000 SW Jackson Street Topeka, KS 66612

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Kansas Nutrition Council Scholarship $1,000 February 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Kansas students majoring in nutrition and related subjects. Criteria: * Kansas resident * Rising undergraduate junior or senior or graduate student * Enrolled at a college or university in Kansas * Majoring in nutrition, dietetics, family and consumer sciences or a related subject. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, personal essay, two letters of recommendation and official transcript.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal essay, two recommendation letters and an official transcript are required.

Kansas Nutrition Council Barbara Beier, Awards and Scholarship Committee Chair Shawnee County Health Agency 1615 SW 8th Street Topeka, KS 66606

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Kansas Oratorical Contest $150-$1,500 January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school students under the age of 20 who are U.S. citizens or legal residents and residents of the state. Students first give an oration within their state and winners compete at the national level. The oration must be related to the Constitution of the United States focusing on the duties and obligations citizens have to the government. It must be in English and be between eight and ten minutes. There is also an assigned topic which is posted on the website, and it should be between three and five minutes.

How to apply: Applications are available from schools and local American Legion Posts.

American Legion, Department of Kansas 1314 SW Topeka Boulevard Topeka, KS 66612

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Kansas State Scholarship Up to $1,000 May 1

Eligibility: Applicants must have taken the ACT, completed the Regents Scholars Curriculum and be graduating seniors. Applicants are ranked by an index combining ACT score and GPA. The top students are chosen.

How to apply: Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Kansas Board of Regents Curtis State Office Building Suite 520 1000 SW Jackson Street Topeka, KS 66612

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Kent Nutrition Group Inc. FFA Scholarship $1,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be FFA members working towards a four-year degree in one of the following fields: animal science, animal nutrition, dairy science, poultry science, equine/equestrian science, agriculture, agricultural science, agricultural business management, economics, finance or marketing and sales. Applicants attend college in and be residents of one of the following states: Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia or West Virginia. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Lee Magnon Memorial Scholarship $2,500 December 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate at an accredited two or four-year college or university. Applicants must be studying engineering and/or science at their chosen school. Applicants must have permanent residence in the NACE Central Area which includes the following states: Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two recommendation forms, an academic transcript and scholarship essay questions are required.

National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) International Foundation 15835 Park Ten Place Houston, TX 77084-5145

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Mahindra USA Women in Ag Scholarship $2,500 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be female members of FFA working towards two or four-year degrees in an agriculture-related field. Majors not accepted include dietetics, food service, public service, packaging, parks and recreation studies, biosciences, technology, engineering, marine biology and natural resource management. Applicants must also reside in one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, or West Virginia. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required as well as participation in community service, financial need and leadership ability. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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MetLife Foundation FFA Scholarship $2,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be FFA members working towards four-year degrees in specific areas of agriculture including public service and administration, agribusiness management, range/soil science, public communications, plant or animal breeding and genetics, education, plant pathology, journalism, technology, extension, mechanization, public relations, finance, economics, sales, marketing or engineering. Applicants must also be residents of one of the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin or Wyoming. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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MFA Foundation Scholarships $2,000 March 15

Eligibility: This scholarship helps rising undergraduate freshmen. Criteria: * High school senior * Live in an area where a sponsoring MFA agency is located * Plan to enroll full-time in college by September 1 of the application year. Applications available: By request. Requires: Application form and supporting materials.

How to apply: Applications are available by request from the applicant's high school counselor. An application form and supporting materials are required.

MFA Incorporated 201 Ray Young Drive Columbia, MO 65201

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Midwest Student Exchange Program Varies Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must currently live in Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska or North Dakota and wish to attend a participating school in one of these states outside their own. Other eligibility requirements vary depending on the state and school.

How to apply: Students must clearly mark that they are an MSEP student when applying to the school of their choice.

Midwest Higher Education Compact 105 Fifth Avenue South Suite 450 Minneapolis, MN 55401

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Music Committee Scholarship $1,000 February 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be Kansas residents who are currently high school seniors or college freshmen or sophomores. They must have a proven talent and background in music and be planning to major or minor in music at an approved Kansas post-secondary institution. Applicants must also be average or better students. Three letters of recommendation with only one from a music teacher, a 1040 income statement, a high school transcript and a statement describing why they are applying for the scholarship are required. The scholarship will be awarded in two installments; recipients must maintain a C average to receive the second installment.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Legion, Department of Kansas 1314 SW Topeka Boulevard Topeka, KS 66612

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National Defense Transportation Association, St. Louis Area Chapter Scholarship $1,500-$4,000 March 1

Eligibility: Preference is given to students majoring in business, transportation logistics and physical distribution or a related field. High school students must live in Illinois or Missouri. College students must attend school in Colorado, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, South Dakota, Wisconsin or Wyoming.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Defense Transportation Association-Scott St. Louis Chapter Attention: Scholarship Committee P.O. Box 25486 Scott Air Force Base, IL 62225-0486

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Paul and Helen L. Grauer Scholarship $1,000 January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must have at least a novice ham radio license, be residents and attend school in the ARRL Midwest Division (Iowa, Kansas, Missouri or Nebraska) and be undergraduate or graduate students in electronics, communications or another related field.

How to apply: Applications are available online. Completed applications must be submitted by mail.

American Radio Relay League Foundation 225 Main Street Newington, CT 06111

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Paul Flaherty Athletic Scholarship $250 July 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or college freshmen or sophomores and have participated in high school athletics. Students must be average or better students and submit three letters of recommendation, one of which must be from a coach, a high school transcript, a 1040 income statement and an essay on the topic, "Why I Want to Go to College."

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Legion, Department of Kansas 1314 SW Topeka Boulevard Topeka, KS 66612

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PHD ARA Scholarship $1,000 January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must have any class of ham radio license, be residents of the ARRL Midwest Division (Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska) and be studying journalism, computer science or electronic engineering. Applicants may also be the children of deceased amateur radio operators.

How to apply: Applications are available online but may not be completed electronically. All completed applications must be mailed.

American Radio Relay League Foundation 225 Main Street Newington, CT 06111

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Ray, NRP and Katie, WKTE Pautz Scholarship $500-$1,000 January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be ARRL members with a General Class or higher Amateur Radio License. They must be residents of Iowa, Kansas, Missouri or Nebraska and should major in electronics, computer science or a related field at a four-year institution.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Radio Relay League Foundation 225 Main Street Newington, CT 06111

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Rosedale Post 346 Scholarship $1,500 February 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or college freshmen or sophomores who are enrolling or enrolled in an approved post-secondary school. They also must be average or better students who are the children of veterans. The children of deceased parents are also eligible if the parent was a paid member at the time of death. Applicants must submit three letters of recommendation with at least one from a teacher, an essay on "Why I Want to Go to College," a 1040 income statement, documentation of parent's veteran status and a certified high school transcript.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Legion, Department of Kansas 1314 SW Topeka Boulevard Topeka, KS 66612

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Simon Youth Foundation Community Scholarship $1,500 March 5

Eligibility: This scholarship helps students who live in communities with Simon properties. Criteria: * High school senior * Plan to attend an accredited two- or four-year college, university or technical/vocational school full-time * Scholarships are awarded without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, disability or national origin * Selection is based on financial need, academic record, potential to succeed, participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, a statement of career and educational goals and an outside appraisal * Awards are given at every Simon mall in the U.S. Applications available: Online.

How to apply: Applications are available online. Only the first 3,000 applications that the organization receives are considered.

Simon Youth Foundation 225 W. Washington Street Indianapolis, IN 46204

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Ted and Nora Anderson Scholarships $500 February 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or college freshmen or sophomores who are average or better students. They must be enrolling or enrolled in a post-secondary school in Kansas and the son or daughter of a veteran. At least one parent must have been a member of the Kansas American Legion or American Legion Auxiliary for the past three years. The children of deceased parents are also eligible as long as the parent was a paid member at the time of death. Applicants must submit three letters of recommendation with only one from a teacher, a 1040 income statement, documentation of parent's veteran status, an essay on "Why I Want to Go to College" and a high school transcript.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Legion, Department of Kansas 1314 SW Topeka Boulevard Topeka, KS 66612

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William R. Kimel, P.E., Engineering Scholarship $2,500 March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be permanent residents of and enrolled in an accredited undergraduate engineering program in Kansas or Missouri. Applications are only considered from students in their junior year.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Society of Professional Engineers 1420 King Street Alexandria, VA 22314-2794

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Scholarship Name Amount Deadline
Anthony Muñoz Scholarship Fund Varies April 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors who reside in the counties specified by the foundation and plan to attend college in Kentucky, Indiana or Ohio. Students must have a minimum ACT composite score of 18 or at least a 2.5 GPA and must demonstrate academic achievement, leadership and financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online and must be mailed or faxed.

Anthony Muñoz Foundation 8819 Rossash Road Cincinnati, OH 45236

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Business and Professional Women of Kentucky Foundation Grant Varies April 30 and October 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be Kentucky residents who are at least 18 years of age. They must be employed or planning a career in the Kentucky workforce and attending an institution of higher learning. Individuals may receive a grant no more than once every 24 months. Deadlines are April 30 and October 31 of each year.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Kentucky Federation of Business and Professional Women 200 Compton Drive Frankfort, KY 40601

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Cheryl Dant Hennesy FFA Scholarship $1,250 per year for four years February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be female FFA members who are residents of Georgia, Kentucky or Tennessee and working towards two or four-year degrees. Applicants must have financial need and demonstrate personal motivation. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online. Applicants must fill out the financial analysis section of the application.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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College Access Program Up to $1,900 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be Kentucky residents, be enrolled at least half-time in undergraduate academic programs and have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) based on the FAFSA of lower than approximately $3,850.

How to apply: Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority P.O. Box 798 Frankfort, KY 40602

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Corporate Leadership Scholarships $1,000-$1,500 May 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled full-time at a GEF Learning Resource Center at Arizona State University, California Polytechnic State University, Clemson University, Murray State, Rochester Institute of Technology, University of Wisconsin - Stout or Western Michigan University. Students must major in printing, graphic arts or graphic communications and be undergraduate or graduate students at the time of award. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Gravure Education Foundation P.O. Box 25617 Rochester, NY 14625

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Curwen-Guidry-Blackburn Scholarship Fund $500 March 15

Eligibility: Students must be high school seniors and currently bowling in a USBC Certified Youth League. Students must reside in a Southern Bowling Congress member state which include Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee and Texas. Students must have bowled in a USBC Certified Youth League three of four years in high school and bowled 75 percent of the league schedule. Students must have grade point average of 2.50 on a 4.0 scale

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official high school grade and credits transcript with a minimum of six semesters of information that includes ACT and/or SAT scores and a personal letter of recommendation from high school principal or counselor are required.

Southern Bowling Congress 9817 Miller Road Sherwood, AR 72120

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Educational Excellence Scholarship Up to $500 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, be graduating from eligible Kentucky high schools and meet high school graduation requirements. The scholarship amount is based on high school GPA and ACT composite score.

How to apply: High schools send eligible students' GPAs to the Kentucky Department of Education. There is no application for this award.

Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority P.O. Box 798 Frankfort, KY 40602

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Farm Credit Services of Mid-America FFA Scholarship $2,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be FFA members who are residents of Kentucky or Ohio and working towards four-year degrees in economincs, finance, accounting or agribusiness. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Fastline Publications FFA Scholarship $1,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be FFA members who live on family farms and have a desire to manage a farm. Applicants may be from Kansas, Kentucky, Nebraska, Ohio, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana or Texas and working towards two-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm & ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Applicants may also be from Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, New York, North Dakota, South Dakota, Oregon, Idaho, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina or South Carolina and working towards four-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm & ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: An application form is required.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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GEF Resource Center Scholarships Varies May 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled at one of the following GEF Learning Resource Centers: Arizona State University, California Polytechnic State University, Clemson University, Murray State University, Rochester Institute of Technology, University of Wisconsin - Stout or Western Michigan University.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Gravure Education Foundation P.O. Box 25617 Rochester, NY 14625

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Harry Barfield Scholarship $2,500 April 24

Eligibility: This scholarship helps aspiring young broadcasters. Criteria: * Attending a college or university in Kentucky * Majoring or planning to major in broadcasting or telecommunications * Preference is given to second semester sophomores, and funds are awarded in the junior year and renewable for the senior year. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, transcript, essay, list of extracurricular activities and letter of recommendation.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, essay, list of extracurricular activities and letter of recommendation are required.

Kentucky Broadcasters Association 101 Enterprise Drive Frankfort, KY 40601

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Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships Varies February 4

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or college freshmen or sophomores who are under the age of 20. Students must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are residents of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Oklahoma, Missouri, Nebraska, Arkansas, Tennessee, Louisiana, Mississippi, Florida or Texas. High school applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and college applicants must have a minimum 2.75 GPA.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Jimmy Rane Foundation P.O. Box 40 Abbeville, AL 36310

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Kent Nutrition Group Inc. FFA Scholarship $1,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be FFA members working towards a four-year degree in one of the following fields: animal science, animal nutrition, dairy science, poultry science, equine/equestrian science, agriculture, agricultural science, agricultural business management, economics, finance or marketing and sales. Applicants attend college in and be residents of one of the following states: Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia or West Virginia. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Kentucky Tuition Grant Up to $2,980 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time students enrolled at eligible private institutions. Students must not be enrolled in divinity, theology or religious education degree programs. This is a need-based program.

How to apply: Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority P.O. Box 798 Frankfort, KY 40602

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Kentucky Veterans Tuition Waiver Program Full tuition waiver Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be Kentucky residents and be children, stepchildren, adopted children, spouses or unremarried widows/widowers of Kentucky veterans and must be age 26 or younger. The veteran must have died in active duty or as a result of a service-connected disability, have a service-connected 100 percent disability, have served during wartime and be totally disabled or have died for any reason.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs Attn.: Tuition Waiver Coordinator 321 W. Main Street Suite 390 Louisville, KY 40202

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Keys Scholarship $3,000 Varies

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Kentucky students. Criteria: * Attend or plan to attend Hanover College * GPA of 2.0 or higher * Scholarship is renewable each year a 2.0 GPA is maintained. Applications available: From Hanover College. Requires: Application form.

How to apply: Applications are available from Hanover College. An application form is required.

Hanover College Office of Admission and Financial Assistance P.O. Box 108 Hanover, IN 47243

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Mahindra USA Women in Ag Scholarship $2,500 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be female members of FFA working towards two or four-year degrees in an agriculture-related field. Majors not accepted include dietetics, food service, public service, packaging, parks and recreation studies, biosciences, technology, engineering, marine biology and natural resource management. Applicants must also reside in one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, or West Virginia. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required as well as participation in community service, financial need and leadership ability. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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MetLife Foundation FFA Scholarship $2,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be FFA members working towards four-year degrees in specific areas of agriculture including public service and administration, agribusiness management, range/soil science, public communications, plant or animal breeding and genetics, education, plant pathology, journalism, technology, extension, mechanization, public relations, finance, economics, sales, marketing or engineering. Applicants must also be residents of one of the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin or Wyoming. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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NACE Eastern Area Scholarship $3,000 January 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be a permanent resident of the United States. Applicants must be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate in an accredited Engineering or Physical Science degree program at a two or four-year college or university. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Applicants must have a permanent address within the NACE Eastern Area which includes the following states and/or U.S. Territories: Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana (excluding Lake, Porter La Porte, Newton and Jasper counties), Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two recommendation forms, an academic transcript and essay scholarship questions are required.

National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) International Foundation 15835 Park Ten Place Houston, TX 77084-5145

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National Tour Association (NTA) Pat and Jim Host Undergraduate or Graduate Scholarship $1,000 April 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Kentucky travel, tourism and hospitality students. Criteria: * Permanent resident of Kentucky * Accepted or enrolled at an accredited Kentucky four-year institution * Entering or returning undergraduate or graduate student * Attending school full-time * Studying travel, tourism or hospitality * Minimum 3.0 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, two letters of recommendation, personal essay, resume, proof of residency, proof of enrollment (for entering undergraduates only) and official transcript.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two letters of recommendation, a personal essay, a resume, proof of residency, proof of enrollment (for entering undergraduates only) and an official transcript are required.

Tourism Cares 275 Turnpike Street Suite 307 Canton, MA 02021

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PowerBilt Junior Golf Scholarship Varies July 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be a high school senior, have participated in the Kentucky PGA Junior Golf Tour and have a 3.0 or higher GPA. Selection is based on playing ability, academics, extracurricular activities, and community service.

How to apply: Applications are available online and at tournament registration.

Golf House Kentucky 1116 Elmore Just Drive Louisville, KY 40245

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Shook Construction Harry F. Gaeke Memorial Scholarship Varies February 5

Eligibility: This scholarship is for undergraduates majoring in a construction-related subject. Criteria: * U.S. citizen * Undergraduate student in at least the second year of study * Reside in or attend school in Indiana, Kentucky or Ohio * Majoring in a construction-related subject * Minimum 2.5 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, transcript and personal essay.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript and personal essay are required.

Associated General Contractors of Ohio 1755 Northwest Boulevard Columbus, OH 43212

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Tese Caldarelli Memorial Scholarship Varies November 1

Eligibility: Students must hold a significant campus leadership position and demonstrate significant leadership skills and abilities. Students must also be making significant contributions through on- or off-campus volunteering. Applicants must also be current undergraduate or graduate students in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, western Pennsylvania or West Virginia.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Association for Campus Activities 13 Harbison Way Columbia, SC 29212

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Thaddeus Colson and Isabelle Saalwaechter Fitzpatrick Memorial Scholarship Up to $5,000 March 31

Eligibility: This scholarship helps female undergraduate environment students in Kentucky. Criteria: * Kentucky resident * Attending a public school in Kentucky * Full-time undergraduate * Rising sophomore, junior or senior * Majoring in an environment-related subject * Minimum 3.0 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and supporting materials.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.

Community Foundation of Louisville Waterfront Plaza 325 West Main Street Suite 1110 Louisville, KY 40202

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Tuition Waiver for Dependents of Kentucky Veterans Full tuition Varies

Eligibility: This scholarship helps students who are children, stepchildren, adopted children, spouses or unremarried widows or widowers of qualifying Kentucky veterans. Criteria: * Veteran must have died on active duty or as a result of a service-connected disability, be 100 percent disabled from service, be totally disabled with wartime service or be deceased and have served during wartime * Children of veterans must be age 26 or younger. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, birth or marriage certificate, veteran's discharge certificate, death certificate or disability award letter and evidence of Kentucky residency.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, birth or marriage certificate, veteran's discharge certificate, death certificate or disability award letter and evidence of Kentucky residency are required.

Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs Attn.: Tuition Waiver Coordinator 321 W. Main Street Suite 390 Louisville, KY 40202

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Werner B. Thiele Memorial Scholarship $1,000 May 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled full-time at one of the GEF Learning Resource Centers: Arizona State University, California Polytechnic State University, Clemson University, Murray State, Rochester Institute of Technology, University of Wisconsin - Stout or Western Michigan University.

How to apply: Applications are available online or by mail.

Gravure Education Foundation P.O. Box 25617 Rochester, NY 14625

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Zagunis Student Leader Scholarship Varies November 1

Eligibility: Applicants must hold a significant campus leadership position, demonstrate significant leadership skills and abilities and make significant contributions through on- or off-campus volunteering. Students must attend school in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, West Virginia or western Pennsylvania.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Association for Campus Activities 13 Harbison Way Columbia, SC 29212

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Scholarship details
Scholarship Name Amount Deadline
Animal Health International FFA Scholarship $1,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be working towards a 4-year degree in animal or dairy science at a U.S. institution. They must also be under 23 years of age and current members of FFA. Applicants must be residents of one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington or Wyoming. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Curwen-Guidry-Blackburn Scholarship Fund $500 March 15

Eligibility: Students must be high school seniors and currently bowling in a USBC Certified Youth League. Students must reside in a Southern Bowling Congress member state which include Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee and Texas. Students must have bowled in a USBC Certified Youth League three of four years in high school and bowled 75 percent of the league schedule. Students must have grade point average of 2.50 on a 4.0 scale

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official high school grade and credits transcript with a minimum of six semesters of information that includes ACT and/or SAT scores and a personal letter of recommendation from high school principal or counselor are required.

Southern Bowling Congress 9817 Miller Road Sherwood, AR 72120

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Dixie Boys Baseball Scholarship Program $1,250 April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must plan to pursue undergraduate studies at a college or university. An application, financial statement, two recommendation letters, proof of baseball participation, transcript and essay are required. Selection is based on class rankings, strong school and community leadership and financial need. Programs are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Dixie Boys Baseball P.O. Box 8263 Dothan, AL 36304

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Dixie Youth Scholarship Program $2,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must have been registered on a Dixie Youth Baseball team participating in a franchised Dixie Youth Baseball Inc. league prior to reaching age thirteen. Selection is based on financial need, scholastic record and citizenship. Programs are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

How to apply: Contact your local league officials or a district, state or national director for an application, and applications are also available online.

Dixie Youth Baseball P.O. Box 877 Marshall, TX 75671

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Dr. William S. Boyd Scholarship Varies June 30

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Louisiana chiropractic students. Criteria: * Louisiana resident * Enrolled at a CCE-accredited chiropractic college * Junior or senior standing * Minimum 2.75 GPA. Applications available: By request from the Chiropractic Association of Louisiana. Requires: Application form, three letters of recommendation and an endorsement from a current member of the CAL.

How to apply: Applications are available by request from the CAL. An application form, three letters of recommendation and an endorsement from a current member of the CAL are required.

Chiropractic Association of Louisiana 10636 Timberlake Drive Baton Rouge, LA 70810

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Fastline Publications FFA Scholarship $1,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be FFA members who live on family farms and have a desire to manage a farm. Applicants may be from Kansas, Kentucky, Nebraska, Ohio, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana or Texas and working towards two-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm & ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Applicants may also be from Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, New York, North Dakota, South Dakota, Oregon, Idaho, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina or South Carolina and working towards four-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm & ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: An application form is required.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Fred R. McDaniel Memorial Scholarship $500 January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must have at least a general ham radio license, be residents of and attend a post-secondary institution in the FCC Fifth Call District (Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi or New Mexico) and be studying for a bachelor's or graduate degree in electronics, communications or a related field. Preference is given to applicants with a 3.0 GPA or higher.

How to apply: Applications are available online but must be sent in by mail.

American Radio Relay League Foundation 225 Main Street Newington, CT 06111

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Honors Award Full tuition plus $800 stipend July 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be Louisiana residents and U.S. citizens, apply during their senior year in high school, use the award at a Louisiana college or university, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and have a minimum ACT score of 27 or equivalent SAT I score.

How to apply: The application is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). ACT or SAT I scores must also be reported.

Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance P.O. Box 91202 Baton Rouge, LA 70821-9202

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Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships Varies February 4

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or college freshmen or sophomores who are under the age of 20. Students must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are residents of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Oklahoma, Missouri, Nebraska, Arkansas, Tennessee, Louisiana, Mississippi, Florida or Texas. High school applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and college applicants must have a minimum 2.75 GPA.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Jimmy Rane Foundation P.O. Box 40 Abbeville, AL 36310

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Lee Magnon Memorial Scholarship $2,500 December 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate at an accredited two or four-year college or university. Applicants must be studying engineering and/or science at their chosen school. Applicants must have permanent residence in the NACE Central Area which includes the following states: Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two recommendation forms, an academic transcript and scholarship essay questions are required.

National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) International Foundation 15835 Park Ten Place Houston, TX 77084-5145

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Louisiana Go Grant Up to $3,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be Louisiana residents who have been admitted and enrolled in an undergraduate program at a Louisiana public or private college or university. They must be first time freshmen or adult students who have not been enrolled in credit bearing courses for at least one academic year. Financial need is required.

How to apply: All eligible students who have filed a Free Application for Federal Student Aid are considered for this grant.

Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance P.O. Box 91202 Baton Rouge, LA 70821-9202

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Louisiana Memorial Scholarship $750 January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must hold a Technician Class or higher Amateur Radio License and either be Louisiana residents or attend school in Louisiana. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Only students who are accepted to or enrolled in a four-year college or university are eligible.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Radio Relay League Foundation 225 Main Street Newington, CT 06111

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Louisiana-Mississippi Golf Course Superintendents Association Scholars Competition $2,000 November 5

Eligibility: This scholarship helps golf course management students. Criteria: * Undergraduate student enrolled in an accredited two- to five-year degree program in golf course management or a related subject * Have completed one year (24 credits) or more of the degree program. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, transcripts, personal statement, golf course superintendent evaluation and academic advisor evaluation.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcripts, personal statement, golf course superintendent evaluation and academic advisor evaluation are required.

Louisiana-Mississippi Golf Course Superintendents Association P. O. Box 80047 Starkville, MS 39759

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Mahindra USA Women in Ag Scholarship $2,500 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be female members of FFA working towards two or four-year degrees in an agriculture-related field. Majors not accepted include dietetics, food service, public service, packaging, parks and recreation studies, biosciences, technology, engineering, marine biology and natural resource management. Applicants must also reside in one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, or West Virginia. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required as well as participation in community service, financial need and leadership ability. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Markley Scholarship Varies September 1

Eligibility: Applicants must attend a college/university in the former NACA South Central Region (AR, LA, NM, OK, TX); must be enrolled as juniors, seniors or graduate students at a four-year institution or as sophomores at a two-year institution and must have a minimum 2.5 GPA.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Association for Campus Activities 13 Harbison Way Columbia, SC 29212

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MetLife Foundation FFA Scholarship $2,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be FFA members working towards four-year degrees in specific areas of agriculture including public service and administration, agribusiness management, range/soil science, public communications, plant or animal breeding and genetics, education, plant pathology, journalism, technology, extension, mechanization, public relations, finance, economics, sales, marketing or engineering. Applicants must also be residents of one of the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin or Wyoming. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Opportunity Award Up to full tuition July 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be Louisiana residents, U.S. citizens, have a minimum 2.5 GPA, have a minimum ACT score of 20 or equivalent SAT I score and apply during their senior year in high school. Applicants must use the award at a Louisiana college or university.

How to apply: The application is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). ACT or SAT I scores must also be reported.

Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance P.O. Box 91202 Baton Rouge, LA 70821-9202

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Promise of Nursing Scholarships Varies January 14

Eligibility: This scholarship helps nursing students attending school in certain regions of the U.S. Criteria: * U.S. citizen, permanent resident or resident alien * Enrolled in a nursing program located in Georgia (graduate students only), Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Jersey (graduate students only), Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Washington, certain areas in California, certain areas in Texas or certain areas in Florida. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, official transcript and other supporting materials.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript and other supporting materials are required. $10 processing fee.

National Student Nurses' Association 45 Main Street Suite 606 Brooklyn, NY 11201

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Rockefeller State Wildlife Scholarship $2,000-$3,000 July 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be Louisiana residents for at least one year, be enrolled as full-time undergraduate or graduate students in a Louisiana public college or university, earn a degree in wildlife, forestry or marine science and have a minimum 2.5 GPA (3.0 if a graduate level student). Applicants must also submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and be U.S. citizens.

How to apply: Applications are available online or by written request.

Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance P.O. Box 91202 Baton Rouge, LA 70821-9202

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The Louisiana Bar Foundation Kids' Chance Scholarship Program $500-$3,000 February 21

Eligibility: Applicants must be dependents of workers who died or were permanently disabled in a compensable work-related accident in Louisiana. They must be Louisiana residents 16 to 25 years of age, maintain a C average or higher and demonstrate financial need. Applicants must plan to work toward an associate's or bachelor's degree, certificate or license at an accredited Louisiana institution of higher learning.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Louisiana Bar Foundation 601 St. Charles Avenue Third Floor New Orleans, LA 70130

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TOPS Performance Award Tuition plus $400 stipend July 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be Louisiana residents, U.S. citizens, apply during their senior year in high school, use the award at a Louisiana college or university, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and have a minimum ACT score of 23 or an equivalent SAT I score.

How to apply: The application is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). ACT or SAT I scores must also be reported.

Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance P.O. Box 91202 Baton Rouge, LA 70821-9202

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TOPS Tech Award Up to full tuition July 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be Louisiana residents, apply during their senior year in a public high school and pursue an industry-based occupational or vocational credential in a public college or university that meets certain standards. They must also have a minimum 2.5 GPA Score, at least 17 on the English and Mathematics subsections of the ACT PLAN Assessment, have at least minimum passing scores in English and Mathematics on the GEE and have prepared a 5-year education and career plan.

How to apply: Applications are available online or from guidance counselors.

Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance P.O. Box 91202 Baton Rouge, LA 70821-9202

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Scholarship details
Scholarship Name Amount Deadline
Art Scholarship $1,000 April 27

Eligibility: Applicants must be seniors at a Maine high school and be legal residents of Maine. Students must submit artwork, usually with a theme of Maine and the outdoors.

How to apply: Applications are available from your high school guidance counselor or on the Liberty Graphics website beginning in late February or early March of each year.

Liberty Graphics P.O. Box 5 44 Main Street Liberty, ME 04949

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Aurand Harris Memorial Playwriting Award $500-$1,000 May 1

Eligibility: Applicants must live in New England and/or be members of NETC and submit a full-length play written for a young audience. The play must not have been previously published, previously produced by a professional company or submitted to the Harris competition. Students may only submit one play. There is a $20 processing fee.

How to apply: There is no application.

New England Theatre Conference PMB 502 198 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02116-4750

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Buddy Pelletier Surfing Foundation Scholarship $1,000 June 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be members of the East Coast surfing community. Rising high school seniors, current undergraduate college students and returning students may apply regardless of age. Two letters of recommendation and a 500-word essay are required. Previous applicants and winners may reapply each year.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Buddy Pelletier Surfing Foundation Fund 5121 Chalk Street Morehead City, NC 28557

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Business and Professional Women/Maine Continuing Education Scholarship $1,200 April 13

Eligibility: Applicants must be Maine residents who have completed at least one year of college or will have done so by the end of the spring semester following application. They must be in good standing or on an approved leave of absence of one year or less at their educational institution. Financial need is required, and the student must have a definite plan to complete the program in which she is enrolled.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Business and Professional Women/Maine Futurama Foundation c/o Marilyn Ladd 103 County Road Oakland, ME 04963

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Children and Youth Scholarships $500 May 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or college students attending or planning to attend an accredited college or vocational school. Applicants must also demonstrate financial need and include two letters of recommendation and a personal statement.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Legion, Department of Maine 5 Verti Drive Winslow, ME 04901-0727

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Clauder Competition Up to $2,500 Varies

Eligibility: This scholarship helps playwrights. Criteria: * Live or attend school in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont * Residency/school attendance requirement may be waived for playwrights who have previously lived in New England and produce material relevant to the area * Must submit a full-length play that is an original work and has not been produced or published. Applications available: No application form is required. Requires: Script.

How to apply: No application form is required.

Portland Stage Company P.O. Box 1458 Portland, ME 04104

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Daniel Cardillo Charitable Fund Varies May 1

Eligibility: Students must be passionately committed to an activity outside of school, and they must show financial need for further pursuit of that activity. Applicants should also be able to show that they care deeply about other people.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Maine Community Foundation 245 Main Street Ellsworth, ME 04605

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Daniel E. Lambert Memorial Scholarship $1,000 May 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited college or vocational technical school and be U.S. citizens. A parent or grandparent must be a veteran, verified by a copy of military discharge papers with the application. Applicants must have good character and believe in the American way of life.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Legion, Department of Maine 5 Verti Drive Winslow, ME 04901-0727

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Desjardins Scholarship Varies Varies

Eligibility: This scholarship helps New England engineering students. Criteria: * Civil engineering student * Enrolled at an accredited school in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont * Must demonstrate a commitment to transportation engineering through extracurricular activities or coursework. Applications available: By request. Requires: Application form and supporting materials.

How to apply: Applications are available by request from the New England section of the Institute of Transportation Engineers. An application form and supporting materials are required.

Institute of Transportation Engineers - New England Section

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Downeast Feline Fund Varies Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be graduates of Maine high schools. They must be currently enrolled in a school of veterinary medicine. Preference will be given to students who are in their third or fourth year of school.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Maine Community Foundation 245 Main Street Ellsworth, ME 04605

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Dr. James L. Lawson Memorial Scholarship $500 January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must have at least a general ham radio license, be residents of and attend post-secondary institutions in the New England states (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont) or New York state and be pursuing a bachelor's or graduate degree in electronics, communications or a related field.

How to apply: Applications are available online but cannot be completed electronically. All applications must be mailed.

American Radio Relay League Foundation 225 Main Street Newington, CT 06111

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Early College for ME Up to $2,000 Varies, set by each school

Eligibility: Applicants must be in their junior year at one of the 74 Maine high schools participating in the program. The list of schools is online at http://www.earlycollege.me.edu/participating.html. Students must be Maine residents for at least one year prior to entering the first year of college and must have not yet made plans for college and yet be capable of succeeding at a community college. High schools may also take financial need into consideration when selecting students for the program as well as whether or not the student is the first one to attend college in their family. The program provides community college courses in the senior year of high school, as available, as well as financial aid for a one-year or two-year degree program at a Maine community college.

How to apply: Speak with your guidance counselor at your high school about entering the program.

Early College for ME Maine Community College System 323 State Street Augusta, ME 04330-7131

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FMC Skaters Scholarship Varies May 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be a New England resident, a senior in high school and skate at a FMC arena. Selection is based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities, community service and accomplishments and leadership on the ice.

How to apply: Applications are available online. Along with the application form, students must submit a high school transcript, one letter of recommendation, a student resume and a personal essay.

Facility Management Corporation (FMC) Ice Sports 100 Schoosett Street, Building 3 Pembroke, MA 02359

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Futurama Foundation Career Advancement Scholarship $1,200 April 13

Eligibility: Applicants must be female Maine residents who are age 30 or older. They must need financial assistance to improve their skills or complete education for career advancement. They must have a definite plan to use their training to improve their chances of advancement, train for a new career or to enter or reenter the job market.

How to apply: Applications are available from your local BPW chapter or your financial aid office.

Business and Professional Women/Maine Futurama Foundation c/o Marilyn Ladd 103 County Road Oakland, ME 04963

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Guy P. Gannett Scholarship Varies May 1

Eligibility: Students must be graduates of Maine high schools or home-schooled in Maine. Applicants are considered for the award based on their interest in journalism, financial need and academic achievement. They must also continue to demonstrate an interest in journalism in college.

How to apply: Applications are available online in January or by contacting the Maine Community Foundation.

Maine Community Foundation 245 Main Street Ellsworth, ME 04605

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James V. Day Scholarship $500 May 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens, residents of Maine and graduating high school seniors. They must be enrolled in an accredited college or vocational technical school and provide evidence of financial need. Applicants must demonstrate good character and a belief in the American way of life.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Legion, Department of Maine 5 Verti Drive Winslow, ME 04901-0727

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Joel Abromson Memorial Scholarship $1,000 April 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be Maine high school seniors, and they must be accepted to an institution of higher learning.

How to apply: Students may apply by sending a cover letter, essay, two letters of recommendation and a copy of their college acceptance letter to EqualityMaine.

EqualityMaine P.O. Box 1951 Portland, ME 04104

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Joseph W. Mayo ALS Scholarship Varies May 1

Eligibility: Students must currently be attending a post-secondary school. While their current school may be in any state, they must have graduated from a Maine high school or received a GED in Maine. Applicants should also be related to an ALS patient in one of the following ways: children, stepchildren, grandchildren, spouses, domestic partners or primary caregivers.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Maine Community Foundation 245 Main Street Ellsworth, ME 04605

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Kent Nutrition Group Inc. FFA Scholarship $1,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be FFA members working towards a four-year degree in one of the following fields: animal science, animal nutrition, dairy science, poultry science, equine/equestrian science, agriculture, agricultural science, agricultural business management, economics, finance or marketing and sales. Applicants attend college in and be residents of one of the following states: Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia or West Virginia. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Mahindra USA Women in Ag Scholarship $2,500 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be female members of FFA working towards two or four-year degrees in an agriculture-related field. Majors not accepted include dietetics, food service, public service, packaging, parks and recreation studies, biosciences, technology, engineering, marine biology and natural resource management. Applicants must also reside in one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, or West Virginia. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required as well as participation in community service, financial need and leadership ability. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Maine BPW Continuing Education Scholarship $1,200 April 13

Eligibility: Applicants must be female Maine residents who are currently attending a college or training program.

How to apply: Applications are available from your local BPW chapter.

Business and Professional Women/Maine Futurama Foundation c/o Marilyn Ladd 103 County Road Oakland, ME 04963

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Maine Demolay and Pine Tree Youth Foundation Scholarships Varies March 23

Eligibility: Applicants must submit a short essay. Students must demonstrate financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Maine Demolay and Pine Tree Youth Foundation P.O. Box 816 Bangor, ME 04402

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Maine Legislative Memorial Scholarship Fund $1,000 April 15

Eligibility: Students must be accepted to or enrolled in a Maine college, technical school or graduate school. Applicants must be able to show academic excellence, community service or employment and financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Maine Education Services 131 Presumpscot Street Portland, ME 04103

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Maine Metal Products Association Scholarship Varies April 15

Eligibility: Students must be residents of the state of Maine, and they must be accepted or enrolled in a Maine post secondary school. They must be in school full-time with a C average. Applicants should also have plans to study one of the following metal working fields: mechanical engineering, machine tool technology, sheet metal fabrication, welding or metals industry CADCAM.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Maine Education Services 131 Presumpscot Street Portland, ME 04103

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Maine Oratorical Contest Up to $18,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school students under the age of 20 who are U.S. citizens or legal residents and residents of the state. Students first give an oration within their state and winners compete at the national level. The oration must be related to the Constitution of the United States focusing on the duties and obligations citizens have to the government. It must be in English and be between eight and ten minutes. There is also an assigned topic which is posted on the website, and it should be between three and five minutes.

How to apply: Application information is available by contacting the local American Legion Post.

American Legion, Department of Maine 5 Verti Drive Winslow, ME 04901-0727

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Maine Society of Professional Engineers Scholarship At least $2,500 March 3

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Maine students who wish to pursue higher education in engineering. Criteria: * Maine resident * Graduating high school senior * Plan to enroll in an ABETEAC-accredited engineering program * Plan to pursue a career in engineering * Have applied to at least one school that offers a degree in engineering * Meet or exceed minimum acceptable standardized test scores: SAT Math 600, SAT Writing 500, SAT Critical Reading 500, ACT Math 29, ACT English 25, PAA Quantitative 750 and PAA Verbal 640. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, official transcript, personal statement, two recommendation letters and official SAT or ACT scores.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, personal statement, two recommendation letters and official SAT or ACT scores are required.

Maine Society of Professional Engineers Colin C. Hewett, P.E. Chairman, Scholarship Committee P.O. Box 318 Winthrop, ME 04364

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Maine State Chamber of Commerce Scholarship $1,500 April 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be currently attending a Maine high school in order to be eligible for the high school award, and preference may be given to students who are planning to attend Maine colleges. Preference will also be given to students who are planning to major in fields related to education or business. Students applying for the adult award must have independent status and must be studying education at a two-year college.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Maine Education Services 131 Presumpscot Street Portland, ME 04103

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Maine State Grant Program State of Maine Grant Program $750-$1,500 May 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens, be Maine residents and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by May 1. They must have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $5,000 or less. Selection is based on financial need.

How to apply: Application is made by completing the FAFSA.

Maine Education Assistance Division Finance Authority of Maine (FAME) 5 Community Drive P.O. Box 949 Augusta, ME 04332

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Maine State Society Foundation Scholarship At least $1,000 March 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time students who are at least sophomores and must attend an accredited, non-profit college or university located in Maine.

How to apply: Applications are available by mail and online.

Maine State Society Foundation of Washington, DC 6508 Bowie Drive Springfield, VA 22150

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Maine Veterans Dependents Educational Benefits Full tuition Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be children whose mother or father is or was a veteran in the state of Maine. They must be at least 16 years old and be high school graduates. They must be pursuing a college degree. Benefits must be awarded prior to the dependent's 22nd birthday, unless he is serving in the U.S. Armed Forces, in which case they may be awarded until his 26th birthday.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Bureau of Veterans' Services 117 State House Station Augusta, ME 04333-0117

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Maine Vietnam Veterans Scholarship Varies May 1

Eligibility: Applicants must either have served in the United States Armed Forces in Vietnam or be descendants of someone who served in Vietnam. In some cases, children of U.S. Armed Forces veterans in general may qualify.

How to apply: Applications are available at high school guidance offices or online.

Maine Community Foundation 245 Main Street Ellsworth, ME 04605

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Mainely Character Scholarship $2,500-$5,000 March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be Maine residents who plan to attend a Title IV eligible institution of higher learning for the first time in the fall following application. They should display the characteristics of courage, integrity, responsibility and concern. A 500-word essay is required.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Mainely Character P.O. Box 11131 Portland, ME 04103

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MIA Hospitality Scholarship $500-$2,000 April 8

Eligibility: This scholarship helps students enrolled in hospitality-related programs. Criteria: * Maine resident * Accepted to an institution of higher learning with specialties in hotel administration or culinary sciences * Plan to begin a career in hospitality upon completion of degree. Application available: From the Maine Innkeepers Association.

How to apply: Applications are available from the Maine Innkeepers Association.

Maine Innkeepers Association 45 Melville Street Augusta, ME 04330

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NACA® Mid Atlantic Higher Education Research Scholarship Varies June 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be conducting research that will add to the college student personnel knowledge base including projects that focus on campus activities, problems faced by student affairs practitioners and challenges of higher education as they relate to campus activities. High school students are not eligible.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Association for Campus Activities 13 Harbison Way Columbia, SC 29212

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NACE Eastern Area Scholarship $3,000 January 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be a permanent resident of the United States. Applicants must be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate in an accredited Engineering or Physical Science degree program at a two or four-year college or university. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Applicants must have a permanent address within the NACE Eastern Area which includes the following states and/or U.S. Territories: Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana (excluding Lake, Porter La Porte, Newton and Jasper counties), Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two recommendation forms, an academic transcript and essay scholarship questions are required.

National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) International Foundation 15835 Park Ten Place Houston, TX 77084-5145

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New England FEMARA Scholarships $1,000 January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must have at least a technician ham radio license and be residents of the New England States (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont).

How to apply: Applications are available online. Completed applications must be mailed in. They cannot be completed electronically.

American Radio Relay League Foundation 225 Main Street Newington, CT 06111

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New England Regional Student Program $6,900 Varies

Eligibility: Students must be residents of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont and attend a school in another of those states that offers an RSP program in their major. The major must not be available at an in-school state.

How to apply: Students should note that they are interested in the RSP program on their regular college application.

New England Board of Higher Education 45 Temple Place Boston, MA 02111

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Osher Scholarship $516 Varies

Eligibility: Students must be Maine residents who are not currently enrolled in any college or university program and who have completed no more than 24 college credits. They must also qualify for and be accepted into the associate of arts degree program in liberal/general studies at a Maine community college.

How to apply: Applications are available from community colleges.

Maine Community College System 323 State Street Augusta, ME 04330-7131

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Rachel E. Lemieux Youth Scholarship $1,200 April 13

Eligibility: Applicants must be female Maine residents who are high school seniors or who have recently graduated from high school.

How to apply: Applications are available from your local BPW chapter.

Business and Professional Women/Maine Futurama Foundation c/o Marilyn Ladd 103 County Road Oakland, ME 04963

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Russ Casey Scholarship $1,000 April 17

Eligibility: This scholarship helps culinary arts, restaurant management, hospitality and hotel management students in Maine. Criteria: * Maine resident * Studying hospitality, restaurant management, hotel management, culinary arts or a related subject * Preference will be given to students who are enrolled at a Maine postsecondary institution. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, cover letter and one recommendation letter.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, cover letter and one recommendation letter are required.

Maine Restaurant Association Chairman, Scholarship Committee 45 Melville Street Suite 2 Augusta, ME 04332

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Senator George J. Mitchell Scholarship Research Institute Scholarships $8,000 April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be legal residents of Maine graduating from a public high school in Maine and attending a two- or four-year program at an accredited college. Scholarships are based on academic performance, community service and financial need. One scholarship is given out at every Maine public high school, with one extra scholarship per county intended for first-generation college students. While the deadline for the application is April 1, supporting materials have a deadline of May 1.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Mitchell Institute 75 Washington Avenue, Suite 2E Portland, ME 04101

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Shaw-Worth Memorial Scholarship $2,500 March 25

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors in a New England public, private, parochial or vocational school. Awards are based on the work the applicants have done on behalf of animals, such as inspiring leadership in animal protection organizations or presentations on humane topics. Neither scholastic standing nor financial need is considered. No application is required, only a narrative about the applicants' achievements in animal protection.

How to apply: Submit materials to the address listed.

Humane Society of the United States New England Regional Office P.O. Box 619 Jacksonville, VT 05342

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Stephen Philips Memorial Scholarship $3,000-$18,000 May 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps New England students. Criteria: * U.S. resident or resident alien * Permanent resident of Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont * Enrolled in a demanding undergraduate course of study pursuing first degree * GPA of 3.0 or higher * Demonstrate citizenship, character, serious-mindedness and financial need * Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, essay, transcript, counselor or professor recommendation, additional letter of recommendation, FAFSA Student Aid Report, financial aid award letter, documentation of college costs and student's and parents' tax forms.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, essay, transcript, counselor or professor recommendation, additional letter of recommendation, FAFSA Student Aid Report, financial aid award letter, documentation of college costs and student's and parents' tax forms are required.

Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund P.O. Box 870 Salem, MA 01970

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Susan Vincent Memorial Scholarship $1,000 June 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Maine physician assistant students. Criteria: * Maine resident * Accepted into a physician assistant degree program. Application instructions available: Online. Requires: Personal essay and a copy of the student's degree program acceptance letter.

How to apply: Application instructions are available online. A personal essay and a copy of the student's degree program acceptance letter are required.

DownEast Association of Physician Assistants 30 Association Drive Manchester, ME 04351

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Timothy Bigelow and Palmer W. Bigelow, Jr. Scholarship $3,000 May 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be seniors in a two-year course and have finished the first year, juniors in a four-year course and have finished the first two years or be graduate students. Undergraduates must have a minimum 2.25 GPA and graduate students a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students must be from Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont. Preference will be given to applicants who have financial need and who plan to work in the nursery industry after graduation, including starting a business.

How to apply: Applications are available online or by mail.

Horticultural Research Institute 525 9th Street NW Suite 800 Washington, DC 20004

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Tyler/Grandmaison Principals Scholarship $1,500 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be Maine high school students nominated by their school's principal. They must be accepted to a college or university and demonstrate exceptional financial need. They must face challenges or obstacles in their pursuit of an education and be committed to public service.

How to apply: Applications are made on the student's behalf by his or her high school principal.

MELMAC Education Foundation 188 Whitten Road Augusta, ME 04330

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Angie M. Houtz Memorial Fund Scholarship $3,000 April 30

Eligibility: Applicants must attend or be accepted to attend a public college in Maryland full-time. They must have an unweighted GPA of 3.0 or higher and have participated in at least 200 hours of community service. They cannot be related to a member of the scholarship fund's board of directors.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Angie M. Houtz Memorial Fund 1450 Mercantile Lane Suite 207C Largo, MD 20774

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Carville M. Akehurst Memorial Scholarship $2,000 May 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled full-time in a landscaping or horticultural program at a two- or four-year accredited institution and be residents of Maryland, Virginia or West Virginia.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Horticultural Research Institute 525 9th Street NW Suite 800 Washington, DC 20004

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Charles W. Riley Fire and Emergency Medical Services Tuition Reimbursement Program At least 1/2 tuition and fees April 13

Eligibility: Applicants must be active firefighters, ambulance or rescue squad members living and serving in the state of Maryland. Students must attend a Maryland college majoring in fire service technology or emergency medical technology. They must continue to serve throughout college and for one year after graduating.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Maryland Higher Education Commission Office of Student Financial Assistance 6 North Liberty Street Baltimore, MD 21201

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Delegate Scholarship Up to $19,000 March 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Maryland undergraduate and graduate students. Criteria: * Maryland resident * Must complete the FAFSA * Must demonstrate financial need if OFSA makes the award for the applicant's delegate * Degree-seeking student or plan to become one at a Maryland institution. Applications available: By request. Requires: Application form and supporting documents.

How to apply: Complete and file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Contact delegate's office for specific application forms. The Office of Student Financial Assistance (OSFA) can provide a list of all state legislators. An application form and supporting documents are required.

Maryland Higher Education Commission Office of Student Financial Assistance 6 North Liberty Street Baltimore, MD 21201

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Educational Assistance (EA) Grant $400-$3,000 March 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps financially needy Maryland students. Criteria: * Maryland resident * High school senior or undergraduate student * Are or plan to become a full-time, degree-seeking student * Have completed the FAFSA * Must demonstrate financial need. Requires: Completion and filing of the FAFSA.

How to apply: To apply, applicants must fill out and submit the FAFSA.

Maryland Higher Education Commission Office of Student Financial Assistance 6 North Liberty Street Baltimore, MD 21201

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Gary Wagner, K3OMI Scholarship $1,000 January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must have an amateur radio license of Novice Class or higher. Students may be pursuing a bachelor's degree in any field of engineering. They must be residents of one of the following states: North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland or Tennessee. Preference will be given to students with financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Radio Relay League Foundation 225 Main Street Newington, CT 06111

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Graduate and Professional Scholarship Program $1,000-$5,000 Varies

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Maryland graduate and professional school students. Criteria: * U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen * Maryland resident * Degree-seeking graduate or professional student in medicine, veterinary medicine, law, social work, dentistry, pharmacology or nursing * Enrolled at an eligible Maryland postsecondary institution. Requires: Completion of the FAFSA.

How to apply: Application is made by completing the FAFSA and contacting the student's financial aid office.

Maryland Higher Education Commission Office of Student Financial Assistance 6 North Liberty Street Baltimore, MD 21201

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Howard County PFLAG Scholarship $2,000 April 11

Eligibility: This scholarship helps outstanding gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered students and their straight allies. Criteria: * Maryland resident * Attending or plan to attend an institution of higher learning during the upcoming academic year * Must not be receiving a scholarship or other assistance that pays tuition in full * Prior Howard County PFLAG scholarship recipients may not apply. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, questionnaire, transcript and two letters of recommendation.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, questionnaire, transcript and two letters of recommendation are required.

Parents, Family and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) Howard County/Maryland Attention: Scholarship Committee P.O. Box 1479 Columbia, MD 21044

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Howard P. Rawlings Guaranteed Access (GA) Grant $400-$17,500 March 1

Eligibility: Applicants and their parents must both be legal residents of the state of Maryland. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or eligible noncitizens, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the Guaranteed Access (GA) Grant application. Applicants and families must also meet the established income limits to qualify.

How to apply: Complete the FAFSA.

Maryland Higher Education Commission Office of Student Financial Assistance 6 North Liberty Street Baltimore, MD 21201

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Jack F. Tolbert Memorial Student Grant Program Up to $500 Rolling

Eligibility: Students and their parents if they are dependents must be residents of Maryland. Applicants must also enroll at an approved private career school in the state for at least 18 hours per week.

How to apply: Students apply by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and turning it in to the financial aid office of the career school they will attend.

Maryland Higher Education Commission Office of Student Financial Assistance 6 North Liberty Street Baltimore, MD 21201

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Janet L. Hoffman Loan Assistance Repayment Program Up to $10,000 September 30

Eligibility: Applicants must live in Maryland, and they must be employed full-time by Maryland state or local government or nonprofit organizations that serve low income or underprivileged people. They must have a degree from a Maryland college or from any law school, or certification from the Maryland State Department of Education. Priority is given to individuals who have graduated in the past three years. Applicants must also have college loans on which they have not defaulted, and each person's annual gross salary must be under $60,000. Applicants must work in one of the following positions: lawyers, teachers, nurses, nurse faculty members, physical and occupational therapists, social workers, speech pathologists or physician assistants.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Maryland Higher Education Commission Office of Student Financial Assistance 6 North Liberty Street Baltimore, MD 21201

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Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships Varies February 4

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or college freshmen or sophomores who are under the age of 20. Students must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are residents of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Oklahoma, Missouri, Nebraska, Arkansas, Tennessee, Louisiana, Mississippi, Florida or Texas. High school applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and college applicants must have a minimum 2.75 GPA.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Jimmy Rane Foundation P.O. Box 40 Abbeville, AL 36310

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Kent Nutrition Group Inc. FFA Scholarship $1,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be FFA members working towards a four-year degree in one of the following fields: animal science, animal nutrition, dairy science, poultry science, equine/equestrian science, agriculture, agricultural science, agricultural business management, economics, finance or marketing and sales. Applicants attend college in and be residents of one of the following states: Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia or West Virginia. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Kids' Chance of Maryland Scholarships Up to full tuition Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be children of parents who were permanently or catastrophically injured or killed in an employment-related accident. They must be Maryland residents 16 to 25 years of age, and the parent's death or injury must have caused a major decrease in the family's income.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Kids' Chance of Maryland P.O. Box 20262 Baltimore, MD 21284

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Lasley Scholarship Competition Varies Unknown

Eligibility: This scholarship helps performing artists. Criteria: * Full-time undergraduate or graduate music students * Virginia, Maryland or Washington, DC resident or student at a college, university or conservatory in Virginia, Maryland or Washington DC * 25 years of age or younger * Prior first place winners may not reenter. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, resume and $25 application fee.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, resume and $25 entry fee are required.

Symphony Orchestra League of Alexandria 2121 Eisenhower Avenue Suite 608 Alexandria, VA 22314

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Last Dollar Grant Up to $3,000 July 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be new graduates of Baltimore City public high schools, have family income of no more than $75,000 per year and contribute at least 15 percent of their college costs through self-help. Students must attend Bowie State University, Coppin State University, Frostburg State University, Morgan State University, St. Mary's College of Maryland, Towson University, University of Maryland College Park, University of Maryland Eastern Shore or Villa Julie College. Applicants must also attend the Transition to College Workshop and the Annual Scholars' Luncheon and other program events scheduled throughout the year. The Student Aid Report, college acceptance letters, financial aid award letter and transcript are required. The grant is given to students whose Expected Family Contribution and financial aid package are less than the cost to attend college. The award is renewable up to five years.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

CollegeBound Foundation Scholarship, Research and Retention Services 300 Water Street Suite 300 Baltimore, MD 21202

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Lessans Family Scholarship Varies April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must have already applied for a Central Scholarship Bureau interest-free loan for the current year, be enrolled at an accredited college, university or vocational school, have a certain income level and apply for financial aid and, if offered, accept a subsidized Stafford loan. An application form, budget form, copy of school bills, transcript, Student Aid Report, school financial aid award letter and essay are required. Selection is based on need and merit.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Central Scholarship Bureau 6 Park Center Court Suite 211 Owings Mills, MD 21117

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Mahindra USA Women in Ag Scholarship $2,500 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be female members of FFA working towards two or four-year degrees in an agriculture-related field. Majors not accepted include dietetics, food service, public service, packaging, parks and recreation studies, biosciences, technology, engineering, marine biology and natural resource management. Applicants must also reside in one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, or West Virginia. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required as well as participation in community service, financial need and leadership ability. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Maryland Dent-Care Loan Assistance Repayment Program Up to $23,740 August 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Maryland with valid unrestricted licenses to practice dentistry in Maryland. They must be employed full-time as dentists in Maryland, and they must be providing care to Maryland Medical Assistance Program (MMAP) recipients. At least 30 percent of each applicant's patients must be from the MMAP program. Applicants must have outstanding loans on which they have not defaulted.

How to apply: Applications are available from the Department of Health and Dental Hygiene by calling 410-767-7899.

Maryland Higher Education Commission Office of Student Financial Assistance 6 North Liberty Street Baltimore, MD 21201

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NACA Mid Atlantic Graduate Student Scholarship Varies May 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in master's or doctorate degree programs in student personnel services or a related area. Applicants must be attending a graduate school in Washington DC, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York or eastern Pennsylvania, be involved in campus activities and plan to pursue a career in campus activities.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Association for Campus Activities 13 Harbison Way Columbia, SC 29212

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NACA Mid Atlantic Undergraduate Scholarship for Student Leaders Varies March 31, first 75 applicants only

Eligibility: Students must hold a significant campus leadership position, demonstrate significant leadership skills and abilities and make significant contributions through on- or off-campus volunteering. Students must attend school in Delaware, New Jersey, Maryland, New York, eastern Pennsylvania or Washington, DC. Only the first 75 applicants are considered.

How to apply: Applications are available online. Only the first 75 applicants are considered.

National Association for Campus Activities 13 Harbison Way Columbia, SC 29212

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NACE Eastern Area Scholarship $3,000 January 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be a permanent resident of the United States. Applicants must be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate in an accredited Engineering or Physical Science degree program at a two or four-year college or university. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Applicants must have a permanent address within the NACE Eastern Area which includes the following states and/or U.S. Territories: Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana (excluding Lake, Porter La Porte, Newton and Jasper counties), Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two recommendation forms, an academic transcript and essay scholarship questions are required.

National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) International Foundation 15835 Park Ten Place Houston, TX 77084-5145

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Nurse Support Program II - Graduate Nursing Faculty Scholarship Up to full tuition Prior to the beginning of the funded semester

Eligibility: Applicants must be Maryland residents, and they must be enrolled full-time or part-time at a Maryland school as graduate nursing students. Full-time students must agree to complete their graduate program within two years. All students must agree to work in the nursing faculty of a Maryland college within six months of graduation.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Maryland Higher Education Commission Office of Student Financial Assistance 6 North Liberty Street Baltimore, MD 21201

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Part-Time Grant $200-$2,000 Varies

Eligibility: This scholarship helps part-time undergraduates. Criteria: * Maryland resident * Must complete the FAFSA * Must request to be considered for the award by contacting the financial aid office of the college attending * Must demonstrate financial need. Applications available: By request. Requires: Application form and FAFSA.

How to apply: Applications are available by request from the applicant's financial aid office. An application form and a completed FAFSA are required.

Maryland Higher Education Commission Office of Student Financial Assistance 6 North Liberty Street Baltimore, MD 21201

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Promise of Nursing Scholarships Varies January 14

Eligibility: This scholarship helps nursing students attending school in certain regions of the U.S. Criteria: * U.S. citizen, permanent resident or resident alien * Enrolled in a nursing program located in Georgia (graduate students only), Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Jersey (graduate students only), Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Washington, certain areas in California, certain areas in Texas or certain areas in Florida. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, official transcript and other supporting materials.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript and other supporting materials are required. $10 processing fee.

National Student Nurses' Association 45 Main Street Suite 606 Brooklyn, NY 11201

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Senatorial Scholarship $400-$10,100 March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or eligible noncitizens, legal residents of the state of Maryland and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Some senators have supplementary forms. Contact your area's senator's office for complete details. All applicants must enroll at a two- or four-year Maryland college or university as degree-seeking undergraduate or graduate student, or attend certain private career schools. Applicants must show financial need. High school applicants must also take the SAT I or the ACT.

How to apply: Complete and file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Contact senator for specific application forms. The Office of Student Financial Assistance (OSFA) can provide a list of all State legislators.

Maryland Higher Education Commission Office of Student Financial Assistance 6 North Liberty Street Baltimore, MD 21201

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Tuition Reduction for Non-Resident Nursing Students Varies Rolling

Eligibility: Applicants cannot be residents of the state of Maryland, but they must be enrolled in a two-year or four-year undergraduate nursing program in Maryland. Students must agree to work full-time at a Maryland hospital after graduation, for a period of four years for full-time students and two years for part-time students.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Maryland Higher Education Commission Office of Student Financial Assistance 6 North Liberty Street Baltimore, MD 21201

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Tuition Waiver for Foster Care Recipients Up to full tuition March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be under age 25 and have been in an out-of-home placement when they graduated from high school or have lived in foster care on their 14th birthday and subsequently been adopted.

How to apply: Students may apply by filing the FAFSA and contacting the financial aid office at the institution they plan to attend.

Maryland Higher Education Commission Office of Student Financial Assistance 6 North Liberty Street Baltimore, MD 21201

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Workforce Shortage Student Assistance Grant Program Up to $19,000 July 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be currently enrolled or planning to enroll in a Maryland postsecondary school. Dependent students must have parents who also live in Maryland. Eligible majors are chosen to address current state or regional needs and usually include the following: child care, human services, teaching, nursing, physical and occupational therapy and public service. Students must agree to begin working within that employment field within one year of graduation at a rate of one year for every year that the scholarship was granted.

How to apply: Applications are available online in January.

Maryland Higher Education Commission Office of Student Financial Assistance 6 North Liberty Street Baltimore, MD 21201

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Agnes M. Lindsay Scholarship Varies Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be permanent Massachusetts residents for at least one year before the beginning of the academic year. Applicants must also be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate program and maintain satisfactory academic progress.

How to apply: Applications are available by phone.

Massachusetts Department of Higher Education Office of Student Financial Assistance 454 Broadway Suite 200 Revere, MA 02151

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Associated General Contractors of Massachusetts Scholarships $2,500-$7,500 May 29

Eligibility: This scholarship helps undergraduate sophomores, juniors and seniors who are Massachusetts residents and who are pursuing degrees in subjects related to construction or civil engineering. Criteria: * Legal resident of Massachusetts * College sophomore, junior or senior Must be enrolled in a degree program related to construction or civil engineering. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and official transcript.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and an official transcript are required.

Associated General Contractors of Massachusetts 888 Worcester Street Suite 40 Wellesley, MA 02482

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Aurand Harris Memorial Playwriting Award $500-$1,000 May 1

Eligibility: Applicants must live in New England and/or be members of NETC and submit a full-length play written for a young audience. The play must not have been previously published, previously produced by a professional company or submitted to the Harris competition. Students may only submit one play. There is a $20 processing fee.

How to apply: There is no application.

New England Theatre Conference PMB 502 198 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02116-4750

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Big Y Scholarship Programs Varies February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must either be Big Y employees or their dependents or must reside or attend school in Western or Central Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Massachusetts or Connecticut. The scholarships are available to high school seniors, undergraduates, graduates, community college students and adult students. Applicants should submit transcripts, college entrance exams scores and two recommendation letters. Big Y employees must submit one recommendation from their supervisor. Selection is based on achievements, awards, community involvement, leadership positions and class rank. Eight scholarships are available specifically for dependents of law enforcement officers and firefighters.

How to apply: Applications are available at any Big Y location from October through January each year. Applications are also available at guidance offices of schools within Big Y's market area.

Big Y Scholarship Committee P.O. Box 7840 Springfield, MA 01102-7840

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Buddy Pelletier Surfing Foundation Scholarship $1,000 June 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be members of the East Coast surfing community. Rising high school seniors, current undergraduate college students and returning students may apply regardless of age. Two letters of recommendation and a 500-word essay are required. Previous applicants and winners may reapply each year.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Buddy Pelletier Surfing Foundation Fund 5121 Chalk Street Morehead City, NC 28557

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Career Advancement Program Tuition Waiver Up to $900 ($300 per course) Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must pass all three parts of the Massachusetts Teachers Test. They must be teaching at a Massachusetts public school in the same year that the award is used and they must be residents of the state. Applicants must also enroll in graduate courses at one of the nine Massachusetts State College campuses or the University of Massachusetts.

How to apply: Applications are available at college financial aid offices.

Massachusetts Department of Higher Education Office of Student Financial Assistance 454 Broadway Suite 200 Revere, MA 02151

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Cash Grant Program Up to full tuition Varies

Eligibility: Students must be permanent residents of Massachusetts for at least one year before the academic year for which the grant is awarded. Students must also demonstrate financial need, be enrolled in at least three credits per semester in an eligible undergraduate program and not have previously earned a bachelor's degree or higher.

How to apply: Applications are available from your financial aid office.

Massachusetts Department of Higher Education Office of Student Financial Assistance 454 Broadway Suite 200 Revere, MA 02151

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Categorical Tuition Waiver Up to full tuition Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of the state of Massachusetts for at least one year prior to the beginning of the academic year in which the scholarship is used. They also must be members of one of the following groups of people: veterans or active members of the armed forces, Native Americans, senior citizens or clients of either the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission or Commission for the Blind. Students must be enrolled in at least three credits per semester in a state undergraduate or certificate program, and they must remain in satisfactory academic standing.

How to apply: Applications are available at college financial aid offices.

Massachusetts Department of Higher Education Office of Student Financial Assistance 454 Broadway Suite 200 Revere, MA 02151

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Christian A. Herter Memorial Scholarship Program Varies February 6

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in a public or private secondary school in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and be legal residents of the state. Applicants must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 and exhibit difficult personal circumstances, high financial need and strong academic promise to continue education beyond the secondary level.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Massachusetts Department of Higher Education Office of Student Financial Assistance 454 Broadway Suite 200 Revere, MA 02151

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Clauder Competition Up to $2,500 Varies

Eligibility: This scholarship helps playwrights. Criteria: * Live or attend school in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont * Residency/school attendance requirement may be waived for playwrights who have previously lived in New England and produce material relevant to the area * Must submit a full-length play that is an original work and has not been produced or published. Applications available: No application form is required. Requires: Script.

How to apply: No application form is required.

Portland Stage Company P.O. Box 1458 Portland, ME 04104

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Collaborative Teachers Tuition Waiver Varies Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be public school teachers living and working in the state of Massachusetts. They must also agree to mentor a student teacher from a state college or university in their own classroom, and they must be planning to attend graduate school at one of the nine campuses of Massachusetts State College or the University of Massachusetts.

How to apply: Applications are available at college financial aid offices.

Massachusetts Department of Higher Education Office of Student Financial Assistance 454 Broadway Suite 200 Revere, MA 02151

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Desjardins Scholarship Varies Varies

Eligibility: This scholarship helps New England engineering students. Criteria: * Civil engineering student * Enrolled at an accredited school in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont * Must demonstrate a commitment to transportation engineering through extracurricular activities or coursework. Applications available: By request. Requires: Application form and supporting materials.

How to apply: Applications are available by request from the New England section of the Institute of Transportation Engineers. An application form and supporting materials are required.

Institute of Transportation Engineers - New England Section

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Diana and Leon Feffer Scholarship Fund Varies March 31

Eligibility: Applicants must attend a U.S. college or university part-time or full-time and be residents of Hampden, Hampshire or Franklin counties. Application forms, transcripts and Student Aid Reports are required. Selection is based on financial need and academic merit.

How to apply: Applications are available online and by phone.

Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts 1500 Main Street P.O. Box 15769 Springfield, MA 01115

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Dr. James L. Lawson Memorial Scholarship $500 January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must have at least a general ham radio license, be residents of and attend post-secondary institutions in the New England states (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont) or New York state and be pursuing a bachelor's or graduate degree in electronics, communications or a related field.

How to apply: Applications are available online but cannot be completed electronically. All applications must be mailed.

American Radio Relay League Foundation 225 Main Street Newington, CT 06111

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DSS Tuition Waiver For Foster Care Children Full tuition for eligible courses Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be current or former foster children who were placed in Massachusetts state custody for at least 12 months due to a Care and Protection Petition. They must not have been adopted or returned home, and they must be 24 years old or younger. Students must be enrolled as full-time undergraduates at a state-supported school.

How to apply: Applications are available at college financial aid offices.

Massachusetts Department of Higher Education Office of Student Financial Assistance 454 Broadway Suite 200 Revere, MA 02151

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Early Childhood Educators Scholarship Up to $9,000 May 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be legal residents of Massachusetts who have worked as early childhood educators in the state for at least one year prior to receiving the scholarship. They must continue working in the profession while enrolled in school and upon completion of the degree. Students must be enrolled in Early Childhood Education or a related undergraduate program, and they cannot have any previously earned bachelor's degrees.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Massachusetts Department of Higher Education Office of Student Financial Assistance 454 Broadway Suite 200 Revere, MA 02151

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FMC Skaters Scholarship Varies May 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be a New England resident, a senior in high school and skate at a FMC arena. Selection is based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities, community service and accomplishments and leadership on the ice.

How to apply: Applications are available online. Along with the application form, students must submit a high school transcript, one letter of recommendation, a student resume and a personal essay.

Facility Management Corporation (FMC) Ice Sports 100 Schoosett Street, Building 3 Pembroke, MA 02359

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Foster Child Grant Program Up to $6,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be placed in the custody of the Department of Social Services and be permanent residents of the state of Massachusetts. Students must also be 24 years of age or younger and apply for financial aid.

How to apply: Applications are available by phone from the Massachusetts Office of Student Financial Assistance or from your social worker.

Massachusetts Department of Higher Education Office of Student Financial Assistance 454 Broadway Suite 200 Revere, MA 02151

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Gilbert Matching Student Grant $200-$2,500 Varies

Eligibility: Students must be permanent residents of Massachusetts, demonstrate financial need, maintain satisfactory academic progress and attend an eligible Massachusetts institution. Applicants must not have earned a bachelor's or professional degree, nor a first diploma from a hospital or professional nursing program.

How to apply: Applications are available from your school's financial aid office.

Massachusetts Department of Higher Education Office of Student Financial Assistance 454 Broadway Suite 200 Revere, MA 02151

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Graduate Tuition Waiver Varies Varies

Eligibility: Students must be enrolled in graduate level courses at a Massachusetts public school that is not a community college. Applicants must not owe any refunds on previously received financial aid, and they must not have defaulted on any government loans.

How to apply: Applications are available at college financial aid offices.

Massachusetts Department of Higher Education Office of Student Financial Assistance 454 Broadway Suite 200 Revere, MA 02151

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High Technology Scholar/Intern Tuition Waiver Up to full tuition Varies

Eligibility: Students must be enrolled in an undergraduate program at a Massachusetts public college and must not have previously earned a bachelor's degree. Applicants must have approval from the company or organization that is funding the scholarship. Students must not owe refunds on any previous financial aid or have any defaulted government loans.

How to apply: Applications are available at college financial aid offices.

Massachusetts Department of Higher Education Office of Student Financial Assistance 454 Broadway Suite 200 Revere, MA 02151

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Incentive Program for Aspiring Teachers Full tuition Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be in their third or fourth year at a public college in the state of Massachusetts, and they must be enrolled in a field with teacher shortages. They must have a 3.0 GPA in general education courses, and they must remain in satisfactory academic standing while receiving the scholarship. Students must agree to work in a public school in Massachusetts for two years after earning a bachelor's degree.

How to apply: Applications are available at college financial aid offices.

Massachusetts Department of Higher Education Office of Student Financial Assistance 454 Broadway Suite 200 Revere, MA 02151

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James L. Shriver Scholarship Varies March 31

Eligibility: Applicants must attend a U.S. college or university part-time or full-time. Application forms, transcripts and Student Aid Reports are required. Selection is based on financial need and academic merit. Applicants must live in Hampden, Hampshire, or Franklin counties.

How to apply: Applications are available online and by phone.

Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts 1500 Main Street P.O. Box 15769 Springfield, MA 01115

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James W. Colgan Loan Varies March 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be part-time or full-time undergraduate or graduate students. Students should provide application forms, transcripts and Student Aid Reports. Recipients will begin repaying the loan three months after graduation, and no interest is charged as long as the monthly payments are made on time.

How to apply: Applications are available online and by phone.

Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts 1500 Main Street P.O. Box 15769 Springfield, MA 01115

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John and Abigail Adams Scholarship Up to full tuition Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be permanent residents of Massachusetts, score in the Advanced category in one category of the 10th grade MCAS test and in the Proficient or Advanced category in the other and have a combined MCAS score in the top 25 percent of their school district. Scholarship winners must maintain a 3.0 or higher GPA for continued eligibility.

How to apply: No application is necessary, but students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

Massachusetts Department of Higher Education Office of Student Financial Assistance 454 Broadway Suite 200 Revere, MA 02151

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Joint Admissions Tuition Advantage Program Waiver Up to 33 percent of state tuition Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in a state college or university and have completed an associate degree at a public community college within the prior calendar year as a participant in the Joint Admissions Program with a minimum GPA of 3.0.

How to apply: Contact the financial aid office at the institution attending or planning to attend for application forms and deadlines.

Massachusetts Department of Higher Education Office of Student Financial Assistance 454 Broadway Suite 200 Revere, MA 02151

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Kent Nutrition Group Inc. FFA Scholarship $1,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be FFA members working towards a four-year degree in one of the following fields: animal science, animal nutrition, dairy science, poultry science, equine/equestrian science, agriculture, agricultural science, agricultural business management, economics, finance or marketing and sales. Applicants attend college in and be residents of one of the following states: Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia or West Virginia. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Kimber Richter Family Scholarship Varies March 31

Eligibility: Applicants must attend a U.S. college or university part-time or full-time. Application forms, transcripts and Student Aid Reports are required. Selection is based on financial need and academic merit. Applicants must live in Hampden, Hampshire, Franklin or Berkshire counties.

How to apply: Applications are available online and by phone.

Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts 1500 Main Street P.O. Box 15769 Springfield, MA 01115

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Mahindra USA Women in Ag Scholarship $2,500 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be female members of FFA working towards two or four-year degrees in an agriculture-related field. Majors not accepted include dietetics, food service, public service, packaging, parks and recreation studies, biosciences, technology, engineering, marine biology and natural resource management. Applicants must also reside in one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, or West Virginia. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required as well as participation in community service, financial need and leadership ability. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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MARILN Professional Scholarship Award Varies February 28

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Rhode Island and Massachusetts practical nursing students. Criteria: * Rhode Island or Massachusetts resident * Enrolled in a practical nursing program * Have been a resident of Rhode Island or Massachusetts for at least four years before beginning the practical nursing program * Full-time student * Have completed four months of the program. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, official transcript, personal essay and two recommendation letters.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, personal essay and two recommendation letters are required.

Massachusetts/Rhode Island League for Nursing 1 Thompson Square Charlestown, MA 02129

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Massachusetts Community Colleges Access Grant Up to full tuition Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be pursuing an associate degree at a Massachusetts community college. Students whose household income is $36,000 per year or less are eligible to receive funds to cover full tuition and fees.

How to apply: Applications are available from Massachusetts community college financial aid offices.

Massachusetts Community Colleges Old South Building 294 Washington Street Mezzanine #18 Boston, MA 02108

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Massachusetts Department of Social Services Adopted Children Tuition Waiver Full tuition waiver Varies

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Massachusetts adoptees. Criteria: * U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen * Massachusetts resident * Age 24 or younger * Were adopted through the Massachusetts DSS by eligible Massachusetts residents * Enrolled in undergraduate courses at a public Massachusetts institution * MD courses at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center are ineligible * Applicants who have earned a bachelor's degree previously are ineligible. Application instructions available: By request.

How to apply: Applications instructions are available by request from the applicant's financial aid office or from the Massachusetts Office of Student Financial Assistance.

Massachusetts Department of Higher Education Office of Student Financial Assistance 454 Broadway Suite 200 Revere, MA 02151

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Massachusetts Part-Time Grant At least $200 Varies

Eligibility: This grant helps part-time students in Massachusetts. Criteria: * U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen * Massachusetts resident for one year or more * Enrolled at a Massachusetts postsecondary institution * Pursuing an undergraduate degree or certificate on a part-time basis * Owe no refund on an educational grant * Have no defaulted student loans * Have not earned a bachelor's or professional degree previously. Requires: Completion of the FAFSA.

How to apply: Application is made by completing the FAFSA and then contacting your financial aid office.

Massachusetts Department of Higher Education Office of Student Financial Assistance 454 Broadway Suite 200 Revere, MA 02151

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MASSGrant Varies May 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be permanent legal residents of Massachusetts and have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) between $0 and $5,081. Applicants must be enrolled as full-time students in a certificate, associate or bachelor's degree program and not have received a prior bachelor's degree or its equivalent.

How to apply: Complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Massachusetts Department of Higher Education Office of Student Financial Assistance 454 Broadway Suite 200 Revere, MA 02151

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Mathematics and Science Teachers Scholarship Program Up to full tuition October 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be currently teaching math or science at a Massachusetts public K-12 school, and they must continue to be employed in that capacity throughout the completion of the degree. Students must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program for certification in math or science. They must sign an agreement to continue teaching one of these subjects in Massachusetts for a specified length of time after completion of the degree program.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Massachusetts Department of Higher Education Office of Student Financial Assistance 454 Broadway Suite 200 Revere, MA 02151

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MEFA UPlan Prepaid Tuition Waiver Program Varies Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be planning to attend a school in the state of Massachusetts which participates in the UPlan program.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority 125 Summer Street Suite 300 Boston, MA 02110

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Metro Scholarship $1,000-$3,000 March 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be United States citizens and undergraduates working towards a degree within the textiles arena. They must be attending a college with a student chapter of AATCC in New England, New York or New Jersey. Specific institutions include Buffalo State University, Fashion Institute of Technology, University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth and the University of Rhode Island. Selection is based on scholastic achievement, financial need and work experience/history. Students may apply directly or be nominated by a university department head.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal statement and transcripts are required.

American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists 1 Davis Drive Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-2215

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NACA® Mid Atlantic Higher Education Research Scholarship Varies June 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be conducting research that will add to the college student personnel knowledge base including projects that focus on campus activities, problems faced by student affairs practitioners and challenges of higher education as they relate to campus activities. High school students are not eligible.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Association for Campus Activities 13 Harbison Way Columbia, SC 29212

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NACE Eastern Area Scholarship $3,000 January 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be a permanent resident of the United States. Applicants must be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate in an accredited Engineering or Physical Science degree program at a two or four-year college or university. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Applicants must have a permanent address within the NACE Eastern Area which includes the following states and/or U.S. Territories: Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana (excluding Lake, Porter La Porte, Newton and Jasper counties), Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two recommendation forms, an academic transcript and essay scholarship questions are required.

National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) International Foundation 15835 Park Ten Place Houston, TX 77084-5145

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National Tour Association (NTA) Massachusetts Undergraduate Scholarship $1,000 April 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Massachusetts travel, tourism and hospitality undergraduates. Criteria: * Permanent resident of Massachusetts * Enrolled at an accredited Massachusetts institution * Studying travel, tourism or hospitality * Entering the second year of a two-year undergraduate program or entering the third or fourth year of a four-year undergraduate program * Have completed 30 credits or more if a two-year student or 60 credits or more if a four-year student by May of the application year * Minimum 3.0 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, proof of residency, resume, official transcript, personal essay and two letters of recommendation.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, proof of residency, a resume, an official transcript, a personal essay and two letters of recommendation are required.

Tourism Cares 275 Turnpike Street Suite 307 Canton, MA 02021

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Need Based Tuition Waiver Program Up to full tuition Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must live in the state of Massachusetts for at least one year prior to the beginning of the school year, and they must be enrolled in a state-funded college. They must be in an undergraduate program with at least three credits per semester. Students must not owe any refunds on prior scholarships and cannot have any defaulted government loans. They must also be able to show proof of financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available at college financial aid offices.

Massachusetts Department of Higher Education Office of Student Financial Assistance 454 Broadway Suite 200 Revere, MA 02151

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New England FEMARA Scholarships $1,000 January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must have at least a technician ham radio license and be residents of the New England States (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont).

How to apply: Applications are available online. Completed applications must be mailed in. They cannot be completed electronically.

American Radio Relay League Foundation 225 Main Street Newington, CT 06111

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New England Regional Student Program $6,900 Varies

Eligibility: Students must be residents of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont and attend a school in another of those states that offers an RSP program in their major. The major must not be available at an in-school state.

How to apply: Students should note that they are interested in the RSP program on their regular college application.

New England Board of Higher Education 45 Temple Place Boston, MA 02111

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One Family Scholarship Varies November 1 and July 3

Eligibility: Applicants must have family earnings which fall 200 percent or more below the poverty level. They should have clear and obtainable career goals as well as the proven desire and ability to complete the chosen academic program. Students must continue to remain residents of the state of Massachusetts throughout the program, and they must remain active in attendance at required meetings, workshops and retreats.

How to apply: Applications are available by phone.

One Family, Inc. Watermill Center 800 South Street Suite 610 Waltham, MA 02453

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Paraprofessional Teacher Preparation Grant Up to $7,500 July 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be employed for at least two years as a paraprofessional in a Massachusetts public school and enroll in an undergraduate program leading to teacher certification, or be employed as a paraprofessional for less than two years and enroll in an undergraduate course of study leading to teacher certification in a high need discipline. Applicants must not have previously earned a bachelor's degree.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Massachusetts Department of Higher Education Office of Student Financial Assistance 454 Broadway Suite 200 Revere, MA 02151

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Promise of Nursing Scholarships Varies January 14

Eligibility: This scholarship helps nursing students attending school in certain regions of the U.S. Criteria: * U.S. citizen, permanent resident or resident alien * Enrolled in a nursing program located in Georgia (graduate students only), Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Jersey (graduate students only), Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Washington, certain areas in California, certain areas in Texas or certain areas in Florida. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, official transcript and other supporting materials.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript and other supporting materials are required. $10 processing fee.

National Student Nurses' Association 45 Main Street Suite 606 Brooklyn, NY 11201

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Shaw-Worth Memorial Scholarship $2,500 March 25

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors in a New England public, private, parochial or vocational school. Awards are based on the work the applicants have done on behalf of animals, such as inspiring leadership in animal protection organizations or presentations on humane topics. Neither scholastic standing nor financial need is considered. No application is required, only a narrative about the applicants' achievements in animal protection.

How to apply: Submit materials to the address listed.

Humane Society of the United States New England Regional Office P.O. Box 619 Jacksonville, VT 05342

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Stanley Z. Koplik Certificate of Mastery Tuition Waiver Program Up to full tuition Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be currently enrolled in a public high school in the state of Massachusetts. Students must receive an "Advanced" score on at least one part of the 10th grade MCAS test, and they must score "Proficient" on all of the other sections. They must also have good scores on at least two AP exams, two SAT II exams or combinations of one of those tests and other achievements determined by the Koplik program. Students must maintain a 3.3 GPA while participating in the scholarship.

How to apply: Applications are available from high schools.

Massachusetts Department of Higher Education Office of Student Financial Assistance 454 Broadway Suite 200 Revere, MA 02151

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Stephen Philips Memorial Scholarship $3,000-$18,000 May 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps New England students. Criteria: * U.S. resident or resident alien * Permanent resident of Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont * Enrolled in a demanding undergraduate course of study pursuing first degree * GPA of 3.0 or higher * Demonstrate citizenship, character, serious-mindedness and financial need * Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, essay, transcript, counselor or professor recommendation, additional letter of recommendation, FAFSA Student Aid Report, financial aid award letter, documentation of college costs and student's and parents' tax forms.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, essay, transcript, counselor or professor recommendation, additional letter of recommendation, FAFSA Student Aid Report, financial aid award letter, documentation of college costs and student's and parents' tax forms are required.

Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund P.O. Box 870 Salem, MA 01970

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Student Broadcaster Scholarship $2,000-$3,000 April 3

Eligibility: This scholarship helps student broadcasters. Criteria: * Massachusetts resident * Enrolled or plan to enroll in an accredited institution of higher learning that offers degrees in television and radio broadcasting * Meet school's definition of a full-time student * Selection is based on financial need, academic merit, community service, extracurricular activities and work experience. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, transcript and financial statement.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript and financial statement are required.

Massachusetts Broadcasters Association 43 Riverside Avenue PMB 401 Medford, MA 02155

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The Francis Ouimet Scholarship Fund $1,500-$15,000 December 1

Eligibility: Applicants must have served at least two years as golf caddies, as golf pro shop workers or in course superintendent operations. The award is to be used for undergraduate study.

How to apply: Applications are available by mail or by online request.

Francis Ouimet Scholarship Fund 300 Arnold Palmer Boulevard Norton, MA 02766

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Timothy Bigelow and Palmer W. Bigelow, Jr. Scholarship $3,000 May 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be seniors in a two-year course and have finished the first year, juniors in a four-year course and have finished the first two years or be graduate students. Undergraduates must have a minimum 2.25 GPA and graduate students a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students must be from Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont. Preference will be given to applicants who have financial need and who plan to work in the nursery industry after graduation, including starting a business.

How to apply: Applications are available online or by mail.

Horticultural Research Institute 525 9th Street NW Suite 800 Washington, DC 20004

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Valedictorial Tuition Waiver Program Full tuition Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be designated as a valedictorian by a public or private high school in the state of Massachusetts, and they must be residents of the state for at least one year prior to the beginning of the school year. Students must enroll in a Massachusetts public college and meet individual requirements for the program imposed by the school. They cannot owe refunds on previous financial aid or have any defaulted government loans.

How to apply: Applications are available at college financial aid offices.

Massachusetts Department of Higher Education Office of Student Financial Assistance 454 Broadway Suite 200 Revere, MA 02151

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William A. and Vinnie E. Dexter Scholarship Varies March 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors in Berkshire, Franklin, Hamden and Hampshire counties who plan to attend college part-time or full-time. Application forms, transcripts and Student Aid Reports (from completing the FAFSA) are required.

How to apply: Applications are available online and by phone.

Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts 1500 Main Street P.O. Box 15769 Springfield, MA 01115

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AFT Rollie Hopgood Future Teacher Scholarship $1,000 June 3

Eligibility: This scholarship helps future teachers who are affiliated with AFT Michigan. Criteria: * Plan to become a teacher * Affiliated with AFT Michigan. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and supporting materials.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.

AFT Michigan 2661 East Jefferson Detroit, MI 48207

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Ann Arbor Association for Women in Computing Scholarship Up to $1,000 March 17

Eligibility: This scholarship helps female Michigan students gaining higher education in preparation for careers in computing or technology. Criteria: * U.S. citizen or permanent resident * Enrolled at an accredited postsecondary institution in the state of Michigan * Studying computing or a technology-related subject * Plan to pursue a career in computing or technology. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, three personal essays, resume and two letters of recommendation.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, three personal essays, a resume and two letters of recommendation are required.

Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation 301 North Main Street, Suite 300 Ann Arbor, MI 48104

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CCCAM Scholarships Varies February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be a graduating senior, be a current member of a MHSAA competitive cheer team and have a minimum GPA of 3.5 through their junior year. The applicant's cheer team must compete in the annual Scholarship Invitational and the team coach must be a current Competitive Cheer Coaches Association of Michigan member.

How to apply: Applications are available online and must be completed and mailed in with the applicant's short essay, a sealed copy of the high school transcript and two letters of recommendation.

Competitive Cheer Coaches Association of Michigan

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CEW Scholarships $1,000-$10,000 March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be women who are returning to school. For Undergraduates, a minimum 2 year (24 month) consecutive interruption in education anytime since high school. For Graduate students, a minimum 5 year (60 month) consecutive interruption in education anytime since high school. Candidates must be working toward a clear educational goal at any University of Michigan campus. Preference is given to women wishing to study in non-traditional fields such as mathematics, physical sciences and engineering.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Center for the Education of Women 330 E. Liberty Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2274

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Corporate Leadership Scholarships $1,000-$1,500 May 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled full-time at a GEF Learning Resource Center at Arizona State University, California Polytechnic State University, Clemson University, Murray State, Rochester Institute of Technology, University of Wisconsin - Stout or Western Michigan University. Students must major in printing, graphic arts or graphic communications and be undergraduate or graduate students at the time of award. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Gravure Education Foundation P.O. Box 25617 Rochester, NY 14625

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Earl I. Anderson Scholarship $1,250 January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must have some form of ham radio operating license, be residents of Florida, Illinois, Indiana or Michigan, major in electronic engineering or a related technical field and be ARRL members.

How to apply: Applications are available online. Completed applications must be submitted by mail.

American Radio Relay League Foundation 225 Main Street Newington, CT 06111

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Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company of Iowa $1,500 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be FFA members working towards two or four-year degrees in one of the following areas of agriculture: agronomy, crop science, agricultural communications, education, journalism, extension, public relations, business management, economics, finance, sales, marketing, plant pathology, plant breeding, plant genetics, soil science, soil conservation, water conservation or public service and administration. Applicants must also be residents of Arkansas, Californis, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin and Nebraska to be eligible for this award. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: An application form is required.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Fastline Publications FFA Scholarship $1,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be FFA members who live on family farms and have a desire to manage a farm. Applicants may be from Kansas, Kentucky, Nebraska, Ohio, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana or Texas and working towards two-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm & ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Applicants may also be from Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, New York, North Dakota, South Dakota, Oregon, Idaho, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina or South Carolina and working towards four-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm & ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: An application form is required.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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GEF Resource Center Scholarships Varies May 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled at one of the following GEF Learning Resource Centers: Arizona State University, California Polytechnic State University, Clemson University, Murray State University, Rochester Institute of Technology, University of Wisconsin - Stout or Western Michigan University.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Gravure Education Foundation P.O. Box 25617 Rochester, NY 14625

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GET-IT Student Scholarship $5,000 January 31

Eligibility: This scholarship helps female information technology students. Criteria: * High school senior * Michigan resident * U.S. citizen * Involved in the GET-IT program * GPA of 2.5 or higher * Must enroll in a degree program in information systems, business applications, computer science, instructional technology, health technology, computer engineering, software engineering, information security, graphics design, or music technology * More information about starting a GET-IT program at your school is on the MCWTF website. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, transcript and two letters of recommendation.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript and two letters of recommendation are required.

Michigan Council of Women in Technology Foundation Attn.: Scholarship Committee 6 Parklane Boulevard Suite 615 Dearborn, MI 48126

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Guy M. Wilson Scholarship $500 January 11

Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Michigan who are planning to attend a Michigan college or university and who are the sons or daughters of veterans. Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and must have demonstrated financial need. Applicants must provide proof of a parent's military service record and an indication of their abilities to fulfill their goals and intentions. They should send scholarship information to their county district committee person.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Legion, Department of Michigan 212 N. Verlinden Avenue, Ste. A Lansing, MI 48915

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Independence Excavating, a DiGeronimo Co., 50th Anniversary Scholarship Varies February 5

Eligibility: This scholarship helps construction students attending school in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio and Michigan. Criteria: * U.S. citizen * Attending a school located in Ohio, West Virginia or Pennsylvania * In at least the second year of a two-, four- or five-year undergraduate program related to construction * Plan to work in the construction industry * Minimum 2.5 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, transcript and personal essay.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript and personal essay are required.

Associated General Contractors of Ohio 1755 Northwest Boulevard Columbus, OH 43212

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Kent Nutrition Group Inc. FFA Scholarship $1,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be FFA members working towards a four-year degree in one of the following fields: animal science, animal nutrition, dairy science, poultry science, equine/equestrian science, agriculture, agricultural science, agricultural business management, economics, finance or marketing and sales. Applicants attend college in and be residents of one of the following states: Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia or West Virginia. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Laptop/Printer Grant Varies January 31

Eligibility: This scholarship helps female students who need computers. Criteria: * Michigan resident * Pursuing degree in Information Systems, Business Applications, Computer Science, Instructional Technology, Health Technology, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Information Security, Graphics Design, or Music Technology * In need of a laptop to achieve goals * GPA of 2.8 or higher * Selection criteria include GPA, essay, technology-related activities, letters of recommendation, community service and completeness of application. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, transcript and letter of recommendation.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript and letter of recommendation are required.

Michigan Council of Women in Technology Foundation Attn.: Scholarship Committee 6 Parklane Boulevard Suite 615 Dearborn, MI 48126

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Lebanese American Heritage Club Scholarships Varies April 6

Eligibility: Applicants must U.S. citizens and Michigan residents and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher (3.5 for graduate students). They must maintain full-time status. Special consideration is given to students majoring in mass communications, political science and related fields, those enrolled or planning to attend institutions that contribute to the Arab American Scholarship Fund and those who did not receive the scholarship in the preceding year.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Lebanese American Heritage Club 4337 Maple Road Dearborn, MI 48126

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Mackinac Scholarship $5,000 Varies

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Michigan civil engineering students. Criteria: * U.S. citizen * Michigan resident * Full-time student * Rising undergraduate junior or senior * Enrolled in an ABET-accredited civil engineering degree program * Minimum 2.5 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and official transcript.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and an official transcript are required.

American Society of Civil Engineers-Michigan Section ASCE Scholarships 215 N. Walnut Street Lansing, MI 48933

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Mahindra USA Women in Ag Scholarship $2,500 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be female members of FFA working towards two or four-year degrees in an agriculture-related field. Majors not accepted include dietetics, food service, public service, packaging, parks and recreation studies, biosciences, technology, engineering, marine biology and natural resource management. Applicants must also reside in one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, or West Virginia. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required as well as participation in community service, financial need and leadership ability. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Medical Group Management Association Midwest Section Scholarship $1,000-$5,000 May 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps MGMA Midwest Section members who are studying a subject that is related to medical practice management. Criteria: * MGMA member * Resident of a MGMA Midwest Section state, namely Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota or Wisconsin * Undergraduate or graduate student * Majoring in a subject related to medical practice management. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and supporting materials.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.

Medical Group Management Association 104 Inverness Terrace East Englewood, CO 80112

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MetLife Foundation FFA Scholarship $2,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be FFA members working towards four-year degrees in specific areas of agriculture including public service and administration, agribusiness management, range/soil science, public communications, plant or animal breeding and genetics, education, plant pathology, journalism, technology, extension, mechanization, public relations, finance, economics, sales, marketing or engineering. Applicants must also be residents of one of the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin or Wyoming. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National FFA Organization P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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Michigan Competitive Scholarship $676-$1,626 March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be Michigan residents since July 1 of the previous calendar year and have received a qualifying score on the ACT and a minimum 2.0 GPA. Applicants must also demonstrate financial need and be enrolled in an approved Michigan college or university. Applicants cannot be pursuing a degree in theology, divinity or religious education. This award is based on both financial need and academic merit.

How to apply: File a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Michigan Tuition Grant Program Office of Scholarships and Grants P.O. Box 30462 Lansing, MI 48909

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Michigan Engineering Scholarships Varies February 5

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Michigan high school seniors who intend to study engineering in college. Criteria: * U.S. citizen * Michigan resident * Accepted at an ABET-accredited college or university located in Michigan * Plan to major in engineering * Minimum 3.0 GPA for 10th and 11th grade * Minimum 26 ACT score. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, personal essay and official transcript.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal essay and official transcript are required.

Michigan Society of Professional Engineers 215 North Walnut Street P.O. Box 15276 Lansing, MI 48901

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Michigan Oratorical Contest Up to $1,500 January

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school students under the age of 20 who are U.S. citizens or legal residents and residents of the state. Students first give an oration within their state and winners compete at the national level. The oration must be related to the Constitution of the United States focusing on the duties and obligations citizens have to the government. It must be in English and be between eight and ten minutes. There is also an assigned topic which is posted on the website, and it should be between three and five minutes.

How to apply: Application information is available online under the link "Forms and Applications."

American Legion, Department of Michigan 212 N. Verlinden Avenue, Ste. A Lansing, MI 48915

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Michigan Physician Assistant Foundation Annual Scholarship Award Varies August 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Michigan physician assistant students. Criteria: * In the final clinical year of a physician assistant program at a Michigan school * Be involved in community service, be involved in professional activities, exhibit academic excellence or demonstrate financial need. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, personal essay and verification of student status.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal essay and verification of student status are required.

Michigan Physician Assistant Foundation 759 Grand Marais Grosse Pointe Park, PA 48230

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Michigan Police Officer and Fire Fighters Survivor Tuition Tuition Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be the spouse or child of a deceased Michigan sheriff, deputy, village or township marshal, state, city, village or township officer or a fire department member who was responsible for extinguishing fires. The death must have been the direct result of an injury incurred in the line of duty. The applicant must be a Michigan resident whose family income is less than 400 percent of the federal poverty level, excluding death benefits from the deceased officer or firefighter. If the applicant is the child of the officer or firefighter, he must have been under the age of 21 at the time of death.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Student Scholarships and Grants P.O. Box 30462 Lansing, MI 48909-7962

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Michigan Section AWWA Raymond J. Faust Scholarship Varies July 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Michigan Section AWWA members who are pursuing higher education in a water supply-related subject. Criteria: * Michigan Section AWWA member * Water supply employee, dependent of an employee or prospective water supply professional * Enrolled in or planning to enroll in a degree program that is related to the drinking water field. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form is required.

American Water Works Association - Michigan Section Attn.: Faust Scholarship Committee P.O. Box 16337 Lansing, MI 48901

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Michigan Tuition Grant Up to full tuition Varies

Eligibility: This scholarship helps financially needy Michigan students. Criteria: * U.S. citizen, permanent resident or approved refugee * Michigan resident since at least July 1 of the previous calendar year * Undergraduate student attending school at least part-time * Enrolled at an approved Michigan postsecondary institution * Must demonstrate financial need * Have no defaulted federal student loans * Not pursuing a degree in religious education, theology or divinity. Requires: Completion and filing of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

How to apply: Application is made by filing the FAFSA.

Michigan Tuition Grant Program Office of Scholarships and Grants P.O. Box 30462 Lansing, MI 48909

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Michigan Tuition Incentive Program Up to full tuition Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be upcoming high school graduates or GED recipients under the age of 20 and also must have received Medicaid for 24 months in a 36 month period after their 12th birthday. Qualifying students will receive an acceptance form, which must be returned to the Office of Scholarships and Grants to become eligible. The program covers tuition and mandatory fees for students pursuing an associate degree and up to $2,000 for studies from the sophomore to graduate level.

How to apply: Applications are available from the Michigan Department of Human Services.

Michigan Department of Treasury P.O. Box 30462 Lansing, MI 48909

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Midwest Student Exchange Program Varies Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must currently live in Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska or North Dakota and wish to attend a participating school in one of these states outside their own. Other eligibility requirements vary depending on the state and school.

How to apply: Students must clearly mark that they are an MSEP student when applying to the school of their choice.

Midwest Higher Education Compact 105 Fifth Avenue South Suite 450 Minneapolis, MN 55401

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NACE Eastern Area Scholarship $3,000 January 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be a permanent resident of the United States. Applicants must be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate in an accredited Engineering or Physical Science degree program at a two or four-year college or university. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Applicants must have a permanent address within the NACE Eastern Area which includes the following states and/or U.S. Territories: Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana (excluding Lake, Porter La Porte, Newton and Jasper counties), Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two recommendation forms, an academic transcript and essay scholarship questions are required.

National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) International Foundation 15835 Park Ten Place Houston, TX 77084-5145

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National Defense Transportation Association, St. Louis Area Chapter Scholarship $1,500-$4,000 March 1

Eligibility: Preference is given to students majoring in business, transportation logistics and physical distribution or a related field. High school students must live in Illinois or Missouri. College students must attend school in Colorado, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, South Dakota, Wisconsin or Wyoming.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Defense Transportation Association-Scott St. Louis Chapter Attention: Scholarship Committee P.O. Box 25486 Scott Air Force Base, IL 62225-0486

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North American International Auto Show High School Poster Competition $100-$1,000 November 24

Eligibility: Contestants must be Michigan high school students currently in grades 10-12. Contestants must create automotive-themed posters to be entered in a competition at the NAIAS. Selection is based on the overall quality of the poster entry.

How to apply: Automotive-themed poster entry is required. Posters must be mailed.

North American International Auto Show 1900 West Big Beaver Suite 100 Troy, MI 48084

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NTA New Horizons-Kathy LeTarte Undergraduate Scholarship $1,000 April 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Michigan residents who are travel, tourism or hospitality students. Criteria: * Permanent resident of Michigan * Enrolled at an accredited U.S. or Canadian four-year institution * Rising undergraduate junior or senior * Studying travel, tourism or hospitality * Have completed 60 or more credits by May of the application year * Minimum 3.0 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, personal essay, official transcript, proof of Michigan residency, resume and two letters of recommendation.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal essay, official transcript, proof of Michigan residency, resume and two letters of recommendation are required.

Tourism Cares 275 Turnpike Street Suite 307 Canton, MA 02021

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Robert R. Robinson Scholarship Varies May 31

Eligibility: This scholarship helps public administration students in Michigan. Criteria: * Undergraduate junior, undergraduate senior or graduate student at a school in Michigan * Enrolled in a degree program in public administration * Plan to pursue a career in public administration. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, one letter of recommendation, personal essay and a resolution of support from a Michigan township board.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, one letter of recommendation, a personal essay and a resolution of support from a Michigan township board are required.

Michigan Townships Association P.O. Box 80078 Lansing, MI 48908

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Rosa L. Parks Scholarships $2,000 March 4

Eligibility: Applicants must be Michigan high school seniors who will graduate by August of the application year. They must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher and have taken the SAT or ACT. An essay is required.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Rosa L. Parks Scholarship Foundation P.O. Box 950 Detroit, MI 48231

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Stulberg International String Competition Up to $6,000 February 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps young instrumentalists. Criteria: * Student of violin, viola, cello or double bass * 19 years of age or younger as of January 1 of the year of competition * Must perform a Bach piece and a solo for competition. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, proof of age and audition CD.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, proof of age and audition CD are required.

Julius and Esther Stulberg Competition Inc. 359 S Kalamazoo Mall #14 Kalamazoo, MI 49007

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Tese Caldarelli Memorial Scholarship Varies November 1

Eligibility: Students must hold a significant campus leadership position and demonstrate significant leadership skills and abilities. Students must also be making significant contributions through on- or off-campus volunteering. Applicants must also be current undergraduate or graduate students in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, western Pennsylvania or West Virginia.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Association for Campus Activities 13 Harbison Way Columbia, SC 29212

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Thomara Latimer Cancer Foundation Scholarship Varies December 26

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Michigan health care students. Criteria: * African-American * Age 17-30 * Michigan resident * Enrolled or accepted at an accredited school * Studying medicine, nursing or a related subject * Minimum 3.0 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, official transcript, personal essay, two recommendation letters and proof of college acceptance or enrollment.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, personal essay, two recommendation letters and proof of college acceptance or enrollment are required.

Thomara Latimer Cancer Foundation Franklin Plaza Center 29193 Northwestern Highway #528 Southfield, MI 48034

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University Scholarship and Research Grant $3,000-$5,000 January 31