Category Archives: Scholarship Grants

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.

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.

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.

$100,000 Scholarship Opportunity For Students Of Developing Countries

Yes, there is an ongoing scholarship opportunity from OPEC Fund for International Development that is open for undergraduate students who are nationals of developing countries. And the at stake scholarship money is huge: $100,000 that student can use toward the completion of a Master’s degree or its equivalent at any accredited educational institution of his/her choice by academic year 2009 – 2010.

The $100,000 will be disbursed over a period of two years for paying the tuition fees, any supplementary examination fees, health insurance, and monthly stipend for living expenses, books and accommodation. The scholarship fund will also cover the relocation grant of student during the first year of master’s studies, travel expenditures from the scholar’s place of residence to the nearest airport of the scholar’s chosen place of study and of course, the cost of one-way air ticket to the scholar’s home country after the completion of master’s degree.

But because this program involves a huge scholarship fund, grabbing it is not really easy because applicants must be highly driven and motivated because they must select a subject of study that pertains to OFID’s core mission that includes economics of development (poverty reduction, energy and sustainable development), environment (desertification), or other related science and technology fields.

If you think you can take this challenge that can help you complete a Master’s degree in the future, then you must complete the online application form and submit the required essay and all other information or documents for this scholarship program. Just remember that you need to complete and submit all the requirements on or before June 30, 2009.

Scholarship Opportunity To Study In Japan

U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States who are currently enrolled as undergraduates in any accredited educational institution in the United States are encouraged to apply for the Bridging Scholarships for Study in Japan. The Association of Teachers of Japanese Bridging Project awards a total of 100 of this scholarship every year.

Bridging Scholarship student scholars who belong in semester-long programs will be awarded $2,500 stipend or $4,000 stipend if the scholars are taking up academic year programs. The scholarship award can be used by students toward the travel and living expenses they will incur while they are studying in Japan.

This scholarship is open to students regardless of the course or degree they are currently taking and prior knowledge in Japanese language is not a requirement, so as long as you are interested to study in Japan, go and grab this scholarship opportunity.  You just need to complete the application form, submit the required documents and write a maximum of 500-word essay that tells about yourself, about  your interest in study in Japan and something about what you hope to achieve in a study abroad program.

Students who plan to study in Japan come this Fall 2009 may now apply for this scholarship. Last day of application is on April 6, 2009.

Scholarship Opportunities For Students Who want To Study In the USA

Students from the countries of Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Niue, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu who wish to complete a degree at U.S. institutions of higher education may apply for the so called United States-South Pacific Scholarship Program.

This scholarship program is authorized by the U.S. Congress and funded by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State. This is a merit-based scholarship program for deserving students from the South Pacific who want to pursue a degree in agriculture, business, computer science, education, environmental studies, journalism, political science, public administration, and standard liberal arts curriculum.

For this year, the United States-South Pacific Scholarship Program will give 5 scholarships for the academic year of 2009. Students applying for this scholarship should not be US citizens nor have dual citizenship (one being that of the United States). Preference is given to students who have not had extensive opportunities for study at educational institutions outside the Pacific Islands region.

All application documents may be obtained here or here and also through the U.S. embassies or consulates in Auckland and Wellington, New Zealand; Suva, Fiji; Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea; and Majuro, Marshall Islands and  Honolulu, Hawaii. Deadline of application is on February 1, 2009.

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.

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.