Category Archives: Association & Foundation Scholarships

Mildred Colodny Scholarship for Graduate Study in Historic Preservation

The Mildred Colodny Scholarship Program is intended for individuals preparing who want to pursue careers in historic preservation in the United States. This scholarship is open to students in their final year of undergraduate study intending to enroll in a graduate program in historic preservation such as History, Architecture, American Studies, Urban Planning, Museum Studies, and other related studies with primary emphasis on Historic Preservation.

The amount of funding for this scholarship is up to $15,000 towards graduate school tuition; a $5,000 stipend for a summer internship with the National Trust following the student’s first year of study; and up to $1,500 towards the student’s attendance at a National Preservation Conference.

The selection of scholar will be based both on the student’s financial need and academic performance. Other significant factors for this scholarship include promise shown for future achievement, commitment to working in preservation in the United States following graduation and potential to help increase diversity within the preservation movement.

Only new applicants are encouraged to apply because previous scholarship recipients are not eligible to apply anymore.  Scholarship application is due every 28th of February and winner will be announced by April of the same year.  For any other inquiry, applicant may contact the Colodny Scholarship Coordinator at 800-944-NTHP x 6124.

EPA Marshall Scholarships

EPA Marshall Scholarships aim to help aspiring students from the United States to attain an advance degree in any EPA accredited UK Institution. The scholar must pursue a graduate degree in any of the following field of studies:

Physical, life or systematic sciences
Engineering and technology
Economics
Social and behavioral sciences
Urban and regional planning
Communication science

Students whose work emphasizes the study of global environmental problems, international collaborative approaches to environmental problem solving, technology exchange programs or research to improve international dialog regarding the environment are highly preferred. Likewise, applicants must have a grade point average of not less than 3.7 (or A-) on their undergraduate degree and they must not have not have studied or hold a degree or a degree equivalent from any British University.

The chosen scholar will then enjoy two years of free studying in the UK and up to three additional years of study in UK or US. The amount of scholarship fund allotted for the chosen scholar is around £23000 yearly which can be used by the scholar toward tuition fees, books, lodging, living expenses and travel in connection with studies.

For more information please read the EPA Marshall Scholarship Rules. Deadline of application is on 0ctober 9, 2009.

2009 Music Products Industry Scholarships

College students who wanted to pursue a career I n music industry may seek financial assistance for their college education through the NAMM Foundation.  This foundation has the so-called NAMM Foundation Music Products Industry Scholarship Program that aims to support students who plan to express commitment and aptitude for business leadership and innovation in the music products industry.

The NAMM Foundation offers tuition scholarships amounting to $2,500 to $5,000 each year that can be used by its scholars to support full-time college students in their college courses. To qualify for this scholarship, students must be enrolled for the Summer or Fall 2009 semester in a university-based music business or music education program.

The applicants should also have an overall 3.0 grade point average as well. The selected scholar will be notified by December 1, 2009, and scholarship fund will be transferred to the student’s college or university to support education-related expenses.  All scholars of NAMM Foundation are required to submit a scholarship impact report of their related progress within 90 days of the end of the funded academic year or no later than September 1, 2010.

Just take not that this scholarship is non-renewable and applicants may only apply once for the same scholarship program. To apply for this scholarship, complete all sections of the electronic scholarship application, submit it online together with the uploaded required materials via the online application system. Scholarship guidelines can be viewed here.

California State Scholarships For California Women

Women who are residing in California may apply for scholarships being offered by The California State Chapter of P.E.O such as the Ruth G. White P.E.O. Scholarship, Ethel O. Gardner P.E.O. Scholarship, and Dorothy L. Weller P.E.O. Scholarship.

The Ruth G. White P.E.O. Scholarship is applicable for female students who are taking graduate degree of study in the field of medicine.  It awards approximately 25 scholarships every year amounting to $3000 each.

The Ethel O. Gardner P.E.O. Scholarship is open to all female students in California who are currently taking up any undergraduate or graduate degree in an accredited college. This scholarship offers 69 awards each year amounting to $500 – $1,500 scholarship money.

On the other hand, the Dorothy L. Weller P.E.O. Scholarship is for female Californian students who studying in the field of law. Eligible applicants are those who are enrolled in an accredited college or university or licensed paralegal school. They are awarding 18 scholarships every year with the amount of $1000 to $1500 each.

All of these scholarships are awarded based on the following criteria:
Integrity of character
Scholastic ability
School or community activities
Financial need

Interested applicants may ask for the application packets starting September 1. The application period will then commence until January 10 of the following year.  For more information, please visit this page.

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.

ACI Graduate Scholarship Program 2009-2010

American Concrete Institute (ACI) is one of the leading educational society that provides forum, seminars and offers scholarship for concrete related technologies.  The mission is to share, develop and utilize concrete to its fullest potential.  For ACI Graduate Scholarship Program 2009-2010, $3,000(U.S.) awards became available due to the support of;

ACI-W. R. Grace Scholarship – the longest running industry that sponsored educational scholarship;

V. Mohan Malhotra Scholarship – established to acknowledge Dr. Malhotra for  organizing international conferences and workshops for concrete technology;

Kumar Mehta Scholarship- initiated by Dr. Mehta to recognize students pursuit for concrete development;

Katharine and Bryant Mather Scholarship – founded in honor for Katherine and Bryant Mather for their exception contribution in concrete technology;

ACI Bertold E. Weinberg Scholarship – in recognition for Mr. Weinberg, the ACI Scholarship Council Chairman; and

ACI Scholarship – thru the generous contribution of its member.

Membership is free. For application, send your essay, resume and your e-mail package to scholarships@concrete.org. The applicant should have a bachelor’s degree and should be a full time first or second year student of graduate study in the United States or in Canada  during the entire scholarship year. The following should be submitted;

Completed 2009-2010 typed application form. Handwritten will not be accepted.
One page resume which should be limited to one page only.
Essay with a one page limit, 500 words or less including name and balance of scheduled classes of academic year.
Two completed online reference forms which must be in English language. Remember that mailed, e-mailed or letter of recommendation will not be accepted.
Transcript of Records

Name should be on every piece of material submitted. Failure of compliance to above stated directions could cause withdrawal of application. For this year, applications will be accepted from May 1, 2009 through October 30, 2009.

Do-Over Scholarship Contest For 2009

The Do-Over Scholarship is another opportunity for students in the United States regardless of their academic performance to have a chance to win $1,000 scholarship money. For 2009, the Do-Over Scholarship Contest will give away 5 scholarships, so there will be more students who will benefit from this scholarship contest.

Qualified students are those thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of their application, legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia and of course, currently enrolled (or will enrol no later than the fall of 2014) in any accredited post-secondary institution of higher education in the United States.

To join, simply create a brief essay (250 words or less) about “What one event or moment from your school years would you ‘do over’ and why?” and submit it online here. The correctness of grammar and spelling as well as the content of essay are the factors to win this $1000 scholarship. Do not exceed in 250 words and submitted essay must be original and unpublished.

The last day of submission of entry is on June 30, 2009 at 11:59 pm Eastern Daylight Savings Time. The five scholarship winners will be announced by August 31, 2009.

You may read the complete scholarship program rules for the Do-Over Scholarship for more details.

Become A Dell Scholar

It is so easy to apply for a Dell Scholarship because you can start your application right through their website. If you are interested to be a Dell Scholar, the first step you should do is to complete an online application. All submitted online applications will be assessed and from there, a group of Dell Scholar Semi-finalists will be selected.

If you are one of the Semi-finalists, you will now be asked to submit a current copy of your high school transcript, a complete Student Aid Report (SAR) from their FAFSA and an online letter of recommendation. After you submitted the required documents, these will now be reviewed by an independent scholarship selection committee.

The highlights of the Dell scholarship application are largely composed of the following:

The different responsibilities you have in addition to school at both work and home
How you will describe your life at home by telling something about your family, your greatest challenges and adversities, how you overcame them, and why you have the determination to succeed
Information about your classes, your college readiness program experience, and future plans for college
Information on your level of financial need

The Dell Scholarship Program will not focus on your academic grades and extra-curricular involvement but on your desire and need to earn a bachelor degree. With Dell, it doesn’t matter if you are just an average student as long as you have the dream to go in a college and finish a bachelor’s degree program.

Dell’s scholarship application usually starts in November 1. Semi-finalists will be announced by February 12 and the lucky scholars of Dell will be announced by April 10. So start planning now and prepare yourself to become one of the Dell Scholars.

Scholarship Opportunities From CRCF

The CRCF or Chautauqua Region Community Foundation, a nonprofit, community corporation created by and for the people of Chautauqua County offers several scholarship programs for students who are based in Chautauqua County.

CRCF also has Special Scholarship Programs that are intended to address specific or special talent or interest of students living in the Chautauqua Region . The applicants for these scholarship programs should be a graduate or graduating student from any Chautauqua, Cattaraugus or Allegany County High School in New York.

Applying for these scholarships is easy because students need to complete just one Online Application and they will be eligible to apply for all available scholarships in Chautauqua Region Community Foundation. The applicant will also be requested to submit a short essay of no more than 200 words.  According to the CRCF website, applicants are strongly urged not to write this online; so they should take some time to write it well offline first, then copy and paste it after the essay is completed.   This will give the applicant a chance to present themselves in the best possible way.

The required documents are the completed application form, Transcript of Records or Information Release Form (for graduating high school students) and Financial Aid Release Form. The deadline for scholarship application form online submission is on June 1, 2009 while all supporting materials must be mailed on or before June 30, 2009.

For more information please proceed to this link or contact the Program Officer, Lisa Lynde, at 661-3392.

Engineering Scholarship For Tennessee Technological University & University of Pittsburgh

The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers or ASHRAE  is offering scholarships for engineering students of Tennessee Technological University and University of Pittsburgh.

ASHRAE will award one scholarship for engineering student of Tennessee Technological University under the Donald E. Nichols Scholarship Program and another one scholarship for University of Pittsburgh under the J. Richard Mehalick Scholarship. Both scholarships are valued at $3,000 which can be renewed by the scholars for the following year.

Qualified engineering students are those with cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 and belong to the top 30% of their class. It is also a must that the applicant is currently enrolled in an ABET-accredited bachelor degree program.

Applicants are also required to submit their official transcript of college grades, a letter of recommendation and an evaluation form from three references that should include their professor or faculty advisor. To download the application form, please proceed to this link. Just remember that the application form together with all the requirements must be submitted on or before December 1.