Category Archives: Scholarship Program

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.

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.

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.

Children of Persia Scholarship Program

The Children of Persia Scholarship Program is created to provide financial assistance to college level students in the United States with Iranian descent. The COP aims to help these financially restricted students develop their ability to help themselves and subsequently help others through their success.

In order to qualify for this scholarship program, the Iranian descent students who are studying in the United States must be U.S. citizens or be lawfully residing in the United States. They must be currently enrolled in any accredited American college or university as full-time undergraduates. Students should also demonstrate excellence in their academic performance and has an active participation in community service.

The Children of Persia Scholarship Program usually awards $2,000  scholarship money that be used by the scholars towards any accredited college or university of their choice within the United States to pursue any academic discipline. The scholarship fund can be also used to other school related expenses such as other fees, room, and board.

To apply, simply complete the application form, attach two letters of recommendation (one should be from a school professional), Official Transcript of Records with school seal, and one page essay about the applicant’s dreams and aspirations. Send the said documents by mail at COP Scholarship Program, P.O. Box 2602, Montgomery Village, MD 20886 on or before April 20, 2009.

Scholarship Opportunity From Arkansas Alumni

If you are a R.E.A.L. Razorback member of University of Arkansas, you may be qualified to apply for the R.E.A.L. Scholarship Program created by the Student Alumni Association of the University of Arkansas. This alumni association offer seven $500 scholarships every year from the two dollars they get from each of their members.

Aside from the current membership status, applicant for this scholarship must have be a full-time student with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0. Likewise, the applicant must indicate a financial need and should write a two page, double-spaced essay reflecting his or her thought on the following:

* Why you think you need and deserve this scholarship.
* Your involvement on campus and/or the community.
* How you can ‘give back’ to the UA community upon graduation.

Essay should be saved in Microsoft Word, Adobe PDF or Rich Text (WordPad). Then, log-in to begin the application process. Deadline for application is this coming Friday, April 17, 2009 at 5:00 pm. Scholarship recipients will immediately announce in spring 2009. The scholarship fund will be awarded in the students in the amount of $250 each for two semesters.

Siemens U.S. Scholarship Programs

Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, one of the biggest and progressive clinical diagnostics companies in the world is offering numerous scholarships for students who are interested to pursue a career as laboratory professional.

For students who are under Medical Technology or Clinical Laboratory Science programs, Siemens offer 34 scholarships that are valued at $2,500 each. This scholarship is administered by the American Society for Clinical Pathology on behalf of Siemens.

Siemens also has 50 scholarship programs offering for those who are taking Clinical Laboratory Technician/Medical Laboratory Technician programs. This scholarship is administered by the Coordinating Council on the Clinical Laboratory Workforce. Scholars under this program receive $ 1,000 each.

And if you are the children, grandchildren, or siblings of clinical laboratory professionals and currently pursuing a degree in clinical laboratory science, you may apply to one of the five Siemens Legacy Scholarship which is valued at $5000 each.

Applicants for these scholarship programs must be currently enrolled as a senior student in an NAACLS accredited program and must have at least 2.8 GPA. It is also important that applicants are citizens or permanent resident of United States.

For the complete information about the Siemens U.S. Scholarship Programs, please click here.