Category Archives: Scholarship Program

Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship Program

The Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship Program is currently accepting applications for 2009-2010 academic year. This scholarship is sponsored by Xerox to provide finacial assistance for deserving students who belong in minorities and who are US Citizens and individuals with Permanent Resident visas.

The scholarship amount ranges from $1000 to $10,000 and it can be used by the scholars toward completing a bachelor degree or graduate degree in technical studies.Applying for Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship Program is easy, simply download the application form and cover letter and mail them along with other document requirements at Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship Program, 150 State Street; 4th Floor; Rochester, NY 14614 on or before September 30, 2009.

However, spouses and children of Xerox employees are not eligible for this scholarship opportunity. And to be sure that your application will be considered, see to it that you accomplished the application form completely and you attached your most current resume.

To learn more about the Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship Program, please proceed to the scholarship page of Xerox.

The NSHMBA Scholarship Program For Hispanic Heritage

There is an ongoing scholarship program from the NSHMBA which is specifically designed to all citizens or or legal permanent residents of United States with Hispanic heritage. Qualified applicants are those students who are enrolled or planning to enroll in a Master’s Degree program in Management or Business at any college or university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico. The college or university must be duly accreditted by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

The minimum grade requirement for this scholarship is 3.0 based on a 4.0 scale or 2.75 on a 4.0 scale if the applicant has a at least two years of full-time work experience. And because this program is sponsored by National Society of Hispanic MBAs, it is also required that applicants must be current NSHMBA members; if not, they should join NSHMBA during their period of application.

The awards of this scholarship are a combination of scholarship funds and travel reimbursement for attending the NSHMBA Annual Conference & Career Expo. The amount of scholarships range from $5,000 to $10,000 for full time study and $2,500 scholarship fund for part-time study.

Deadline of application as well as the last day of submission of requirements is on April 30, 2009. Fore more information, please visit this site.

Graduate Scholarship For Library Studies

The Palm Beach County Library Association is offering a scholarship opportunity for students who would like to pursue advance degree in librarianship such as Masters degree or Ph.D. degree or for post-MLS study. The chosen scholar will receive a $1000 scholarship that can be used in ALA accredited school of library or information science.

To be eligible to apply for this graduate scholarship, applicant needs to be a member of Beach County Library Association (and pay the $10 membership fee annually). Likewise, the applicant must submit an essay reflecting her or his thought about “How Libraries Can Prepare for Changing Economic Conditions.” The essay must be around 700-word typed in double space using an 11 pt. font with end or foot noting.

Interested applicants are also required to submit a letter of reference from a librarian or information professional and a copy of the acceptance letter from the school they are attending. Deadline of applications and submission of requirements is before May 15, 2009. Applicants must send in at Palm Beach County Library Association, P. O. Box 22348, West Palm Beach FL 33416.

The application form can be downloaded over here. For more details, you may read more here.

Scholarship Program For Blind Students

The National Federation of the Blind is offering a scholarship program to help deserving blind students in their college studying. The 2009 Scholarship Program provides both financial assistance and an excellent opportunity for high level networking with other active blind persons in various professions and occupations.

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, applicants must be confirmed blind in both eyes and should be willing to pursue a full-time, post-secondary course of study in a degree program at any educational institution in United States. Applicants must also be a citizen of the United States, the District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico.

Scholars are likewise required to join in all NFB national conventions and other scheduled scholarship program activities. Interested applicants may apply online through this link.  All required documents should be submitted on or before March 31, 2009.  To learn more about the National Federation of the Blind Scholarship Program, you may visit their FAQ Page.

University of Minnesota Offers Scholarships for Students with Disabilities

University of Minnesota through Robert and Gail Buuck Family Fund for Disability Services is offering scholarship program for deserving students with disabilities. The scholarship provides students with disabilities a way to pursue their higher education and a chance to enhance and support their learning to develop their self advocacy and leadership.

The scholarship fund can be used by students to partially or fully pay their educational expenses. Selection of scholars is conducted by Disability Services according to certain established criteria. Eligible applicants are those having physical disabilities in mobility, hearing, vision, or systemic conditions who are currently enrolled as undergraduate students at the University of Minnesota.

Applicants should also be in good academic standing and if the scholars were able to attain a satisfactory academic progress, The Robert and Gail Buuck Family Fund for Disability Services may grant them another year of scholarship funding.

The Disability Services Scholarship Application Form can be downloaded here. Applicants must complete and submit the form and required documents on or before June 6. For more information, you may read the latest Robert and Gail Buuck Family Fund brochure.

$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.

Mensa International Scholarship Program

The Mensa International Scholarship Program aims to provide financial assistance to eligible Mensa member to complete their college degree. This scholarship is awarded regardless of the applicant’s gender, race, religious affiliations, grade point average or financial needs.

Qualified applicants for Mensa International Scholarship Program are National Mensa members with good standing in their respective Mensa organizations. Children of Mensa members may apply as long as they are 25 years old and below. And since this is an International program, only those national Mensa members with foreign student status in any accredited educational institution in the United States may apply.

To begin the application process, applicants may download the application form here. The application form must be post-marked on or before January 15, 2009 together with the essay stating the applicant’s career, vocational or academic goals.

Click here for more information about Mensa scholarships.

2009 Scholarship Program For Students & Residents Of NY, NJ, CT, or PA

That’s right! If you are a permanent resident of f NY, NJ, CT, or PA or studying in a high school or college in any of the said states, you may be qualified to apply for the Scholarship Program of New York Women in Communications Inc. Foundation.

This scholarship program is open to all eligible high school seniors who will graduate this 2009 as well as to currently enrolled college students. The scholars will be selected based on their academic excellence, need, and involvement in the field of communications.

Likewise, applicants must have a GPA of at least 3.2 and should pursue a degree in communications like advertising, broadcasting, communications, English, film, journalism, marketing, new media, or public relations.

All applications must be postmarked by Friday, January 30, 2009. So be sure that the application form and all the requirements will be submitted before that date.  To download the application form, please proceed to this link.

NASA Aeronautics Scholarship Application Is Until January 16!

The NASA Aeronautics Scholarship Program is currently accepting scholarship application. This scholarship program is designed for students pursuing aeronautical engineering and other related fields such as Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics and Mathematics.

This is a great opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students because it awards $15,000 -$35,000 scholarship money ($15,000 for undergraduate and $35,000 for graduate students) for each school year that can be used to pay for tuition fees and other educational related expenses.

Aside from the $15,000 – $35,000 scholarship money, undergraduate scholars are also eligible for $10,000 summer internship at a NASA Research Center while graduate scholars are privileged for $10,000 summer internship.

Applicants must be citizens of United States but race, color, religion, national origin, gender, or age are not considered in selecting the scholars. The selection of scholars is basically based on merit and extra-curricular involvement.  To start the application process, please register here. For more information on the Undergraduate Application Instructions please visit this page. Graduate applicants may read the Graduate Application Instructions through this link. Just be reminded that applications will close on January 16, 2009.