Monthly Archives: March 2009

Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship Program

The Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship Program is currently accepting applications for 2009-2010 academic year. This scholarship is sponsored by Xerox to provide finacial assistance for deserving students who belong in minorities and who are US Citizens and individuals with Permanent Resident visas.

The scholarship amount ranges from $1000 to $10,000 and it can be used by the scholars toward completing a bachelor degree or graduate degree in technical studies.Applying for Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship Program is easy, simply download the application form and cover letter and mail them along with other document requirements at Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship Program, 150 State Street; 4th Floor; Rochester, NY 14614 on or before September 30, 2009.

However, spouses and children of Xerox employees are not eligible for this scholarship opportunity. And to be sure that your application will be considered, see to it that you accomplished the application form completely and you attached your most current resume.

To learn more about the Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship Program, please proceed to the scholarship page of Xerox.

The NSHMBA Scholarship Program For Hispanic Heritage

There is an ongoing scholarship program from the NSHMBA which is specifically designed to all citizens or or legal permanent residents of United States with Hispanic heritage. Qualified applicants are those students who are enrolled or planning to enroll in a Master’s Degree program in Management or Business at any college or university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico. The college or university must be duly accreditted by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

The minimum grade requirement for this scholarship is 3.0 based on a 4.0 scale or 2.75 on a 4.0 scale if the applicant has a at least two years of full-time work experience. And because this program is sponsored by National Society of Hispanic MBAs, it is also required that applicants must be current NSHMBA members; if not, they should join NSHMBA during their period of application.

The awards of this scholarship are a combination of scholarship funds and travel reimbursement for attending the NSHMBA Annual Conference & Career Expo. The amount of scholarships range from $5,000 to $10,000 for full time study and $2,500 scholarship fund for part-time study.

Deadline of application as well as the last day of submission of requirements is on April 30, 2009. Fore more information, please visit this site.

Graduate Scholarship For Library Studies

The Palm Beach County Library Association is offering a scholarship opportunity for students who would like to pursue advance degree in librarianship such as Masters degree or Ph.D. degree or for post-MLS study. The chosen scholar will receive a $1000 scholarship that can be used in ALA accredited school of library or information science.

To be eligible to apply for this graduate scholarship, applicant needs to be a member of Beach County Library Association (and pay the $10 membership fee annually). Likewise, the applicant must submit an essay reflecting her or his thought about “How Libraries Can Prepare for Changing Economic Conditions.” The essay must be around 700-word typed in double space using an 11 pt. font with end or foot noting.

Interested applicants are also required to submit a letter of reference from a librarian or information professional and a copy of the acceptance letter from the school they are attending. Deadline of applications and submission of requirements is before May 15, 2009. Applicants must send in at Palm Beach County Library Association, P. O. Box 22348, West Palm Beach FL 33416.

The application form can be downloaded over here. For more details, you may read more here.