Monthly Archives: June 2007

AFA Scholarship For Air Force Spouse

The Air Force Association has a special scholarship for the spouse of Air Force Active Duty, Reserve or National Guard. Each year AFA Spouse Scholarship Program awards a stipend of $ 2500 each for twelve qualified spouses worldwide to pursue or continue any undergraduate or graduate degrees.

But this is limited to spouses who are not members of the AFA. AFA member spouses and ROTC are not eligible for this scholarship. Likewise previous AFA spouse who already received this type of scholarship is no longer qualified to apply.

The $2500 is awarded every June and can be used to pay for education related expenses such as tuition, books, transportation and even the childcare costs that the spouses may incur while they are pursuing their degree.

The spouse must be enrolled with at least 6 credit hours for undergraduate courses and at least 3 credit hours for graduate studies when the scholarship is awarded. The applicant must also have a 3.5 cumulative GPA.

Scholarship For Young American Water Skiers

The American Water Ski Educational Foundation runs an annual scholarship program to help out on the financial needs of the young and active members of  USA Water Ski organizations such as  AWSA; ABC; AKA; WSDA; NSSA; NCWSA; NWSRA; USAWB and USHA who are currently enrolled a full-time college students at any 2 year or 4 year program in an accredited college institution.

Every year, the AWSEF awards an average of six scholarships amounting to $1500 each. To be eligible for this program, applicants must be a US citizen who is a current American Water Ski Association member. Applicants need not to be great or exceptional water skiers because the selection of scholars is based on academic qualifications, financial need, extra-curricular activities and recommendations.

Students must complete the application form and submit all the requirements together with two letter of reference and a 500-word essay about the topic specified by AWSEF. The usual deadline for submission of the application and all the requirements is every March 1.

Earn Points & Have Chance To Win A College Scholarship

Scholarship Points  through Edvisors Network has a scholarship sweepstakes that awards three scholarships ($1000, $500 and $250) every quarter of each year. This can be participated by high school seniors, college students and graduate students who will attend college in the upcoming academic year.

To join, simply register online and participate to online surveys to earn points. The more points you have the better chance you win because scholarship winners will be randomly drawn every quarter. Non-winning points are still qualified in succeeding draws for a period of one year.

There are absolutely no purchases necessary for this scholarship sweepstakes, just answer surveys and review products to earn points!  To learn more about the mechanics of this program, click here.

Online Scholarship From MITIO

Medical Interpreting and Translating Institute Online or MITIO, an institution that provides online delivery of medical interpreting and translating education announced their online scholarship program for their students who are working in facilities with predominantly Hispanic patients. The scholarship program  aims to offer training to bilingual individuals at a low cost.

The scholarship program enable the students to study interpreter’s professional code of ethics, interpreting procedures and protocol, as well as medical terminology, medical procedures, and translating guidelines online at a very affordable cost of $250.

$10000 Scholarship From Penny Arcade

I just learned that Penny Arcade announced their $10000 Scholarship early this year for the 2007-2008 school year. The said scholarship can be applied by currently enrolled or any full time college student attending an accredited educational institution in the Unite States during the 2006-2007 academic school year who maintained a 3.3 GPA.

You do not need to be a gamer to apply but you must have the intention to enter the games industry in some capacity after graduation and you are required to write a two-page essay on how you will fit in game industry together with two letters of recommendation.

The application for this year is closed already but if you are looking for a significant amount of scholarship money, watch out for the Penny Arcade announcement by later this year until early 2008 for any press release about their $10000 scholarship.

International Scholarship At University of Nebraska–Lincoln

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln has a scholarship program that is intended for eligible international students who are admitted to Nebraska. The chosen scholars will receive a merit-based scholarship worth US$2,100.00 up to US$8,400.00 per year.

Students who enrolled here will be automatically considered for the scholarship without the need for filling up any application form. The international students who will be selected to receive the scholarship will be notified through their admission letter.

Aside from the above scholarship, the university also offers University Honors Program. This scholarship awards a $500 worth of textbook scholarship. To be eligible for this program, the student should separately complete an Honors Application form.

Mensa Scholarships

The Mensa Education & Research Foundation has a college scholarship program that awards $300 to $1000 each scholar.

This scholarship can be participated by students who are enrolled in a degree program in any accredited U.S. institution of post-secondary education. Student applicants must also reside in the area of a participating local group of American Mensa.

This scholarship program is not based on grades or financial needs of the students because scholars will be selected based on the 500-word essay they submitted. Essay should describe the student’s career, vocational, or academic goals. Mensa scholarship process typically begins by the first week of September and ends every January 15 of the following year.

$100 Million Gift Means More Scholarship Opportunities At WLU

The Washington and Lee University announced that they received $100 Million gift from a generous donor who requested to remain anonymous for the time being. The said gift to WLU is said to be the largest in the 258-year-old school’s history and one of the largest ever received by a liberal arts college.

Kenneth Ruscio, the president of Washington and Lee University proudly revealed that the $100 M gift is planned to create a new scholarship program which will become the signature feature of the university in drawing students with outstanding academic performance regardless of their ability to afford tuition and other expenses

The said money will likewise be allotted to establish two new professorships in the College of Arts and Sciences and in W&L’s Williams School of Commerce, Economics, and Politics to help teach leadership and entrepreneurship. Upcoming students of the university will surely benefit from these outstanding teacher-scholars, the courses they develop and the scholarship they produce.

Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship

The Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship awards six $5000 scholarships every year which may be used at any university, college or institute offering accredited courses and degrees. This scholarship is intended to women who are studying business at the undergraduate level that demonstrated excellence and outstanding potential in their course of study.

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, the female students must be in the third or fourth year of their first undergraduate degree program at any accredited institution at the time the scholarship funds are received. They also need to have outstanding academic record during the first two-three years of academic studies.

Likewise, they need to secure two confidential letter of recommendations from their faculty member and academic adviser or supervisor and must write not more than 500-word essay that describe their academic and professional goals, the relevance of their program to the business field and how the Zonta International Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship will assist them in reaching their goals.

Hayek Fund for Scholars

The Hayek Fund for Scholars awards up to $1000 to graduate students and non-tenured faculty members. This scholarship is open to all students who are interested in the classical liberal/libertarian tradition.

This application for this scholarship is accepted year-round. Students may apply by sending a cover letter explaining how participation in the activity advances your career and advances an understanding of the principles of the classical liberal/libertarian tradition; an abstract or copy of the paper; the itemized list of expected expenses and your curriculum vitae or résumé.

These requirements can be sent through email at, faxed to IHS at (703) 993-4890 or sent by postal mail at IHS at 3301 N. Fairfax Dr., Suite 440, Arlington VA 22201-4432. . All applicants will be notified about the committee’s decision within one month.

For more information, please click here.