Category Archives: Renewable Scholarships

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.

Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma & Mexico Engineering And Architecture Scholarships

Engineering and Architecture students who are studying in accredited college within the geographic boundaries of Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma, and Mexico may apply for the so-called ASHRAE Region VIII Scholarship.

This scholarship awards a one-year $3,000 scholarship fund to a qualified undergraduate engineering or architecture students from the said region.  The scholars use the scholarship beginning the fall semester and he or she may renew the scholarship for the following year if he or she can meet the eligibility criteria.

Qualified Engineering and Architecture students are those with cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 3.0 (where 4.0 is the highest) or have a class standing of no less than the top 30%  as stated in the student’s Official Transcript or based on certification of the student’s school administrator.

Applicants are also required to submit three letters of recommendation from a faculty professor, a current or past employer or any other significant individual who can provide character reference to the applicant.  Completed application and necessary attachments should be mail at Lois Benedict – Scholarship Administrator, ASHRAE, Inc., 1791 Tullie Circle, NE, Atlanta, GA 30329. Deadline of application is on May 1, 2009.

To obtain the application form, please click here.

2009 IAM Scholarship Application Is Now On-going

The IAM Scholarship Program is currently accepting applications for 2009 academic year. Eligible applicants are seniors in high school and IAM members. Applicants with outstanding learning ability and versatility for college work as well as active participation in local community are given some preferences.  Of course, the opinion of applicants’ counselors and teachers also matter for the scholarship approval.

Interested applicants for the 2009 competition may get their Application Packets by visiting this link or by sending a self-addressed LABEL (not a self-addressed envelope) at IAM Scholarship Program, Room 117, 900 Machinists Place, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772-2687.

For AIM member-scholar, the AIM Scholarship Program awards $2,000 per academic year and for children of AIM members, scholarship awards are$1,000 per academic year.  All awards are granted and renewed each year (maximum of 4 years) until a Bachelor’s degree or a two-year vocational/technical program is attained by the scholars.

All application packets must be postmarked on or before February 27, 2009. Late application forms will no longer considered. So be sure that you complete all the requirements as early as possible. Complete information regarding this scholarship and all the details about the application process can be found here.

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.

Transfer Student Scholarship Opportunity At St. Scholastica

The College of St. Scholastica is now offering scholarship opportunity for their transfer students effective the fall term of 2008. The scholarship is known as Benedictine Scholarships which are aimed for all their new transfer students with cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.

To qualify for this transfer student scholarship, the students must be enrolled as full-time student on their first undergraduate degree. The student may continue their scholarships as long as they were able to maintain a 2.5 GPA and full-time student status.

The value of Benedictine Scholarships depends on the actual GPA of the students. For example, $7,000 scholarship money will be given per year for students with cumulative GPA of at least 3.5. While students with cumulative GPA of 3.0 to 3.49 will be given $6,000 per year and $5,000 per year are allotted for students with cumulative GPA of 2.5 to 2.99.

For more details about the Benedictine Scholarships of College of St. Scholastica, you may call the Transfer Admissions counselor at 723-6046 or 1-800-249-6412.

Scholarship For Latino Students In California

If you have Central American or other Latino ethnicity; and currently residing and studying in California, you may want to apply for the Salvadoran American Leadership and Education Fund or SALEF scholarship program. They have this “Fulfilling Our Dreams” Fund that aims to provide financial assistance of around $500 to $2500 to eligible Latino high school, undergraduate and graduate school students.

The applicants need to have at least 2.5 GPA to be considered for this scholarship. Furthermore, they must demonstrate community involvement and financial need. Applicants may apply to one of the several scholarship programs under the SALEF such as the Health Career Scholarship awards for Central American students who are pursuing health related degrees;  Two Nineteen Scholarship for AB 540 students attending a Community College in California; Four-Year Scholarship for those students  with 3.0 GPA; and Father Rutilio Grande Scholarship for student whoa re studying religious studies, culture, environment and social justice.

Students may apply for any of the above scholarship from March until June of every year. For more information on the SALEF Scholarships Programs, please click here.

Scholarship Opportunities From The US Air Force

Did you know that the US Air Force can offer you great scholarship opportunities? They can even provide you allowances through out your college years and a guaranteed career right after you graduated. The have several kinds of scholarship programs for incoming college freshmen and currently enrolled college students.

For incoming freshmen, they have the Air Force ROTC High School Scholarship Program that offers three to four-year scholarships in three different types (Type 1, Type 2, Type 7) to high school seniors that pay full or partial college tuition and most school fees as well as a $900 book allowance and a non taxable monthly allowance ranging from $250 to $400.

For currently college freshmen or sophomores, the US Air Force has the In-College Scholarship Program that is offered in either Type 2 (tuition capped at $15,000 per year), Type 3 (tuition capped at $9,000 per year) or Type 6 (tuition capped at $3,000 per year) scholarships for 2 or 3 years.

To be eligible to apply for these scholarships, students must be a United States citizen or at least become a US citizen by the end of the projected term of activation. Students must also pass the Air Force Officer Qualifying Test, the Air Force ROTC Physical Fitness Test and meet the Air Force ROTC weight and body fat standards.

And so, if you want a comprehensive scholarship and a career in the US Air Force, try searching the US Air Force website for the most suitable scholarship program for you.

Emilie Hesemeyer Memorial Scholarship

The Emilie Hesemeyer Memorial Scholarship has another scholarship program for deserving undergraduate students. The preference of this scholarship is the students who are taking up education degree courses but other students who are majoring in some other courses are welcome to apply.

The Emilie Hesemeyer Memorial Scholarship awards a total of $1,500 scholarship assistance wherein the first half will be disbursed during Fall and the another half on Spring semester. The scholarship is also renewable four up to four years as long as it is used toward a single degree and the students can meet the eligibility of grades requirements.

To download the application form for this undergraduate scholarship, please click here.

The American Legion Legacy Scholarship

The American Legion Legacy Scholarship is a program for uplifting the education future of the children of active duty United States military and Guard, and Reserve personnel who were federalized and died on active duty on or after September 11, 2001.

This program is open to the above said children who are already in their high school seniors. They can use the American Legion Legacy Scholarship for any undergraduate degree programs at accredited college institution in the United States.

There is no definite amount of scholarship that are given to the scholars because it will depend on the income derived from the trust. However, scholars of this program can apply for renewal of the award. Eligible students may obtain the scholarship application here. This should be completed and submitted on or before April 15.

Scholarship Opportunities For Aeronautics-Related Studies

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Foundation has a scholarship program that aims to financially assist the students taking up science or engineering programs that are related to AIAA’s aerospace mission. The AIAA provides 30 scholarships in the amount of $2000 – $2,500 college sophomores, juniors, and seniors each year.

The AIAA scholarship is open to students of any nationality who are full-time students in any accredited university within the United States. The criteria for scholarship selection are based on the academic performance, career goals and recommendations of the applicant. There is also a required minimum GPA which is set at 3.3.

Should the scholars maintain the eligibility requirement of the program, they still need to reapply each year for their scholarship to be renewed. The applicants can apply online and must submit all the required documents and recommendations by January 31 of each year. For more information about the AIAA scholarship program, please click here.