Monthly Archives: July 2009

Coca−Cola Scholars Program Application This Coming August

For those students seeking for another possible source of college scholarship, you should try applying to the Coca−Cola Scholars Program. This year’s application for scholarship will open this August 2009 and they will only accept applicants until October 31, 2009; hence, preparing as early as now is recommended.

The Coca−Cola Scholars Program caters for seniors in high schools throughout the United States who need financial assistance for their college education.  Eligible seniors are those carrying at least 3.0 GPA and anticipating a high school diploma at the time of application. Even home schooled students are welcome to apply.

Unlike other scholarship programs, the Coca−Cola Scholars Program only requires essays, official transcripts, and two letters of recommendation when applicants qualify as semi-finalists. Likewise ,this scholarship is not limited for  citizens, nationals of permanent residents of  United States because even students  bearing  status as Temporary Residents, Refugees,  Asylees,  Cuban-Haitian Entrants and Humanitarian Parolees are not discriminated to apply for this scholarship.

Coca-Cola awards a total pf 250 four-year achievement-based scholarships! So, imagine how big your chance is in winning one of the 250 scholarships that you can use for 4 years. The amount of Coca−Cola scholarships is $20,000 each for the 50 students who will be awarded as National Scholars and $10,000 each for the 200 students who will be designated as Regional Scholars.

For more information about the Coca−Cola Scholars Program, please visit their scholarship website.

Future Engineers Scholarship Contest

Full-time engineering students who are in their sophomore and junior years by 2010 and have at least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average may join the Future Engineers Scholarship Contest.

The Future Engineers Scholarship Contest is provided by Kelly Engineering Resources and they give away one scholarship they award $5,000 scholarship money which can be used by the winning scholar toward eligible expenses for tuition, fees, books, and room and board during the 2010 calendar year.

To join, write an essay about what do you believe will be the most important engineering advance in the next 25 years. You should describe why and be able to detail what you believe will be the resulting benefit to civilization.

The essay must be written or typed in this form and must be between 800 and 1200 words. Aside from the essay, participants should also complete the Candidate Background Information Form and submit two letters of recommendation from either two field-related faculty members from a college or university attended or one faculty member and an individual who has supervised his or her work in a field-related facility.

The last day of submission is on October 15, 2009. For the complete information about the Future Engineers Scholarship Contest, please visit the scholarship page of Kelly Engineering Resources.

Scholarship For Industrial Engineering And Technology

Students who are pursuing a degree in mining and mineral engineering or industrial engineering, occupational safety and other related health technology/technician courses are encouraged to apply in Erma Byrd Scholarship Program.

This scholarship program is especially created to assist students taking up the above undergraduate courses in order for them to increase or improve their fundamental skills level and the advanced skills level in the field of industrial health and safety occupations, including mine safety.

Aside from the stated required courses, the applicants for Erma Byrd Scholarship Program should be able to complete their associate’s, bachelors, or graduate degree at any accredited U.S. institution of higher education within two years.

The beauty of this program is its service obligation component that requires scholars to be employed in a career position directly related to industrial health and safety, including mine safety, for a period of one year upon completion of the degree program.

The application for Erma Byrd Scholarship Program started last July 1, 2009 and will soon end on July 31, 2009. To know more about this scholarship and to download the application form, please proceed to this link. You may also contact Lauren Kennedy at (202) 502-7630

Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program

Do you want to become a competitive a K-12 teacher in the near future? Or do you want to advance your teaching career? Well, you may check out the Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program of National Science Foundation because this Teacher Scholarship Program is intended for undergraduate students especially for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics majors and professionals who would like to pursue a career as K-12 mathematics and science teachers.

This program provides financial assistance to support scholarships, stipends, and academic programs of select students who will qualify as Robert Noyce Teacher Scholars. Through this scholarship program, these professionals can even further their career as it also supports the development of NSF Master Teaching Fellows by giving professional development and salary supplements for exemplary math and science teachers to become Master Teachers in high need school districts.

The deadline of application for Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program is on August 25, 2009. For more information, interested science, technology, engineering, and mathematics majors may get in touch with Joan  T. Prival  at (703) 292-4635 or  Deborah  E. Allen at (703) 292-4653. You may also check out this site for more information.