Monthly Archives: August 2008

SPIRIT Scholars Program

Sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students of the following universities are lucky because they may apply for the SPIRIT Scholars Program:

  • Colorado School of Mines
  • Kansas State University
  • Oklahoma State University
  • Texas A&M University
  • Texas Tech University
  • University of Oklahoma
  • University of Texas
  • University of Tulsa

So what is the SPIRIT Scholars Program? Well, this is a scholarship program of ConocoPhillips, the third-largest integrated energy company in the United States. Aside from the financial support for paying your tuition fees, the SPIRIT Scholars Program provides additional financial support for enrichment programs and activities such as leadership development, professional meeting attendance and networking events.

This scholarship program also provides mentoring opportunities for students to build relationship with a ConocoPhillips professional and a chance to be interviewed for internships and full-time employment at ConocoPhillips.

So if you are enrolled in the above-mentioned universities and possess outstanding GPA, you can apply in this scholarship from September 1 until October 31. Your school will review your application and it will be forwarded to ConocoPhillips if you meet the minimum requirements for this scholarship.

To begin your scholarship application, you need to complete a candidate profile online and upload your transcript and resume. To know more details on how to apply for the SPIRIT Scholars Program, please read the SPIRIT Scholars Program Online Brochure.

Study Scholarships for Fine Arts, Architecture, Music & Dance

Students who are pursuing a degree in Fine Arts, Architecture, Music or Dance may find this scholarship from DAAD as a good opportunity to study in Germany. This scholarship program is specifically created for students under these artistic fields of study. The students can even complete a postgraduate degree course or obtain a degree from a German higher education institution using this scholarship program.

In order for the students to apply in Fine Arts, Architecture, Music & Dance Scholarship Program, they should be US or Canadian citizens and must not have been resident in Germany for more than 12 months. The applicants should also submit a well-defined study program or study project that necessitate their stay in Germany. Preference will be given to students who are invited a faculty member at a German university to study at a particular university department.

This scholarship awards a monthly stipend of €750 which is granted for one academic year. There are few number of scholars under two years grant that will be privileged to take a two-month language course. This scholarship program must be utilized during October 1, 2008 to July 31, 2009.

Deadline of application is on November 1, 2008. For more information, please click here.

FOP Scholarship At Tiffin University

Tiffin University is offering Fraternal Order of Police Scholarship through the FOP University consortium for their new students who are enrolled in Bachelor of Criminal Justice (BCJ) Fast Track Degree Completion Program or Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Fast Track Degree Completion Program.

Qualified scholars will receive a Fraternal Order of Police scholarship of $150 per credit hour and new students who are enrolled in Tiffin’s graduate program will be given a Fraternal Order of Police scholarship of $250 per credit hour.

For more information about this kind of scholarship, please visit the Scholarship and Financial Aid Page of Tiffin University.

Looking For A Scholarship To Study In Germany?

There is an Undergraduate Scholarship from DAAD that is created to support deserving sophomore and junior US and Canadian students who are interested in studying, doing research, or completing an internship in Germany.

Foreign nationals are likewise welcome to apply as long as they have been full-time students at any accredited US or Canadian university for more than one year at the time of application and plan to return to the US or Canada after the scholarship period to complete their Bachelor’s degree.

Deadline of applications for the academic year 2009 – 2010 is on January 31, 2009. Please read the application guidelines  before applying to this scholarship. To begin your application process, please click here.

AMA Foundation Minority Scholars Award For Medical Students

The AMA Foundation Minority Scholars Award is offered to minority students who are pursuing degrees in Medicine. Every year, the AMA Foundation through the Minority Affairs Consortium and support from the Pfizer Medical Humanities Initiative awards Ten Minority Scholarship amounting to $10,000 each.

The scholars are selected through nomination wherein applicants must be current freshmen or sophomore college students and permanent residents or citizens of the U.S. And of course, since this is a minority scholarship, eligible nominees are only those with minority background such as African American/Black, American Indian, Native Hawaiian, Alaska Native and Hispanic/Latino.

Deadline of application is on April 2009. Please click here for more information.

Harriet and Leon Pomerance Fellowship Grant

The Harriet and Leon Pomerance Fellowship Grant is provided by the Archaeological Institute of America and aims to support individual project of a scholarly nature that is related to Aegean Bronze Age Archaeology. Preference is given to students whose project requires travel to the Mediterranean for the purpose stated above.

Qualified applicants are those who are citizens or permanent residents of the United States or Canada. Students who are actively pursuing an advance degree at any North American College or University are also welcome to apply. The amount of financial support is $5,000 and the recipient is required to submit a report on the use of the stipend to the Chair of the AIA Fellowships Committee.

Deadline of application is this coming November 1, 2008 and the winner will be announced by February 1, 2009.

Scholarship Opportunities At East Texas Baptist University

East Texas Baptist University has several scholarship opportunities for their new students beginning Fall 2008 and Spring 2009.

The university has Freshmen Academic Scholarship Programs such as Presidential Scholarship, Honor Scholarship, Dean Scholarship, Achievement Scholarship, and National Merit Semi-Finalist Scholarship that award $2,200 to $6,500 per academic year. These scholarships are all renewable as long as the scholars maintained the required minimum GPA.

ETBU also has Transfer Academic Scholarship Programs for those transfer students with at least 24 transferable hours. This scholarship awards from $2,200 to $6,500 per academic year. They also have church related scholarship for those students who demonstrate leadership qualities in their church or Christian organizations on campus.

All scholarship programs of East Texas Baptist University are renewable up to 4 years and available in first-come, first serve basis. For more information, please visit the ETBU Scholarship Page.

Harry Truman Graduate Scholarship

The Harry S. Truman Scholarship is open for college juniors who would like to pursue a graduate degree in any public service field and have a career in government, uniformed services, public interest organizations, non-governmental research or educational organizations and other public service-oriented non-profit organizations.

This scholarship awards $30,000 scholarships money and scholars must work in public service office for 3 of the 7 years following completion of their graduate degree program. To apply for Truman Scholarship, you need to be an academically excellent student with passion for public service and submit at least 3 Letters of Recommendation.

Application form can be submitted online on or before November 18, 2008. For more information, please visit the Truman Scholarship website.