Docstoc

EDUCATION AND LEADERSHIP FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

Document Sample
EDUCATION AND LEADERSHIP FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP Powered By Docstoc
					    EDUCATION AND LEADERSHIP FOUNDATION
          SCHOLARSHIP LIST 2011-2012




               www.education-leadership.org

                 1551 E. Shaw Ave. Suite 130
                     Fresno, CA 93710
                   Phone :( 559)-291-5428
                    Fax :( 559)-291-5927

*The list of scholarships has been compiled from different
sources by the ELF Staff. Please contact each scholarship
directly with the contact information provided to verify
amounts, deadlines, and to obtain applications. Good Luck!
                  Revised November 2011




                             1
                        INDEX

January………………………………………………………………………………3-6

February……………..…………………………………………………………….6-15

March...…………………………………………………………………………..15-36

April………………………………………………………………………………36-43

May ………………………………………………………………………………43-46

June……………………………………………………………………………….46-48

July………………………………………………………………………………..48-49

August ....……………………………………………………………………..…..49-50

September ………………………………………………………………….….........50

October….…………………………………………………………………….….50-51

November ………………………………………………………………………..51-53

December…………………………………………………………………………53-54

Variation Deadlines………..………………………………………………….….54-56

Other Scholarship Lists..…………………………………………………………56-57




                          2
                                      January
Insurance Information Institute
Contact: JaynaNeagle 110 William Street, New York, NY 10038; (212) 669-9200
Eligibility: Internship. Students who have an interest in and some knowledge of the
insurance business are encouraged to apply.
Award: Contact for details
Deadline: January


Summer Fellowships in Math, Science and Engineering
Contact: http://www.cur.org
Eligibility: Opportunities for promising science, mathematics, and engineering majors
intent on
attending graduate school.
Award: 3,000 stipends
Deadline: January

Dream Scholarship (UC Davis)
http://thecenter.ucdavis.edu/4thAnnualDreamScholarship1.doc
Year: Attending UC Davis
Due: January
Award: $500
Eligibility: Must be an undocumented student (must meet at least one of the following
criteria): be an AB-540 student, who is ineligible for Financial Aid, must not be a
permanent U.S resident or green card recipient, must jnot have a work permit. Must be a
current UC Davis undergraduate (open to ALL majors). Preferred minimum G.P.A of 2.0
(cannot be in the
process of academic dismissal). Must have completed at least one quarter at UC Davis
 Region: Attending UC Davis

Pitzer
http://www.pitzer.edu/admission/applying/forms applications.asp
Year: High school senior
Due: January

Breakthrough to Nursing Scholarships for Ethnic People of Color
Contact: National Student Nurses' Association, 45 Main Street, Suite 606, Brooklyn, NY
11201 (212)581-2368; Fax: 718-210-0710 e-mail: nsna@nsna.org or ornsna.org;
www.nsna.org
Eligibility: Scholarships available to African-Americans, Hispanics, Asian-Americans,
and Polynesian undergraduate students who are enrolled in nursing or pre-nursing
programs at a state-approved institution. No funds can be used for graduate nursing
programs.
Award: $1,000-$2,000 (13-15 awarded each year)
Deadline: January



                                           3
American Institute of Architects/American Architectural Foundation Minority
Disadvantaged Scholarship
Program
Contact: Scholarship Programs 1735 New York Ave., N.W, Washington, D.C. 20006-
5292, (202) 626-7511, Fax:
(202) 626-7420, www.archfoundation.org , e-mail: mfelber@archfoundation.org
Eligibility: High school senior, technical school/community college students transferring
to a National Architectural Accrediting Board school of Architecture, or college freshmen
entering or attending a program leading to a bachelor’s or master’s degree in architecture
are eligible to be nominated, must be nominated by an individual familiar with the
student’s interest and potential to be an architect.
Award: $500-$2,500
Deadline: Nominations in December, Applications in mid-January

Automotive Hall of Fame Scholarship
Automotive Hall of Fame Scholarship
Contact: Lynne Hall, Coordinator
21400 Oakwood Boulevard
Dearborn, Michigan 48121
(313) 240-4000
Fax (313) 240-8641
www.automotivehalloffame.org
Award Amount: Varies
Deadline: January 1– May 30
Requirements:
* Have a sincere interest in an automotive career
* Must already be accepted at an accredited college or university
* Must provide official transcript and two letters of recommendation
* Send a self-addressed & stamped envelope to receive an
Application
Salvadoran-American Leadership & Educational Fund
Contact: Mayra Soriano, 1625 W. Olympic Blvd., Suite 706, Los Angeles, CA 90015,
(213) 480-1052, www.salef.org E-mail: info@salef.org
Eligibility: Applicants must be Salvadoran, Central American, or other of other Latino
background and live in Los Angeles. Students must have at least a 2.5 GPA and a history
of community service and involvement. High school seniors, undergraduates, and
graduate students may apply.
Award: $500 - $2,500;
Deadline: January – June

Gates Millennium Undergraduate Scholars Program
Contact: Gates Millennium Scholars P. O. Box 10500 Fairfax, VA 22031-8044 (877)
690-4677 www.gmsp.org
e-mail: Trevor@gatesfoundation.org
Eligibility: Applicants must be a low-income minority student either graduating
from high school or a college student continuing college courses. Applicant must have at


                                            4
least a 3.3 GPA and demonstrate community involvement. Although there are, no
restrictions on major, nominators are asked to consider academic performance in math
and sciences.
Award: Program covers the cost of tuition, fees, books, and
living expenses not paid for by grants and scholarships already committed as part of the
recipient’s financial aid package.
Deadline: January 11

Discover Card Tribute Award Scholarship
Contact: Shirley Kennedy Keller AASA P.O. Box 9338 Arlington, VA 22219
www.aasa.org/discover.htm e-mail:communityaffairs@discoverfinancialaid.com
Eligibility: Applicant must be a high school junior, have a cumulative grade point
average for the 9th and 10th grade years only of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, and be
enrolled in an accredited public or private high school in the US
Award: State $2,500, National $25,000 (9 awards given out for each)
Deadline: January 12

Mensa Education and Research Foundation Scholarship
Contact: www.merf.us.mensa.org Email: Info at mensafoundation.org Voice mail:
800/66-MENSA Phone: 817/607-5577 Fax: 817/649-5232
Eligibility: Open to all students (must write a 550-word essay). Request an application at
local chapter, chapter information is available online.
Awards: varies
Deadline: January 15

Microsoft Minority Scholarship
Contact: College Relations One Microsoft Way Redmond, WA 98052-6399 e-mail:
resume@microsoft.com
www.microsoft.com/college/scholarships
Eligibility: African-American, Hispanic, or Native American sophomores or juniors
pursuing studies in computer science or related disciplines in math; a minority full-time
undergraduate pursuing environmental careers at historically Black college/university.
3.0 GPA and goal statement also needed
Award: Full tuition and fees, monthly stipend, summer internship after first year
Deadline: January 15

Minority Advertising Intern Program
Contact: Rhonda Jackman, 666 Third Ave. New York, NY 10017, (212) 682-2500
Eligibility: Minority undergraduate and graduate college students. Interest in the field of
communications. The program gives students a realistic view of what advertising is about
by placing them in working environments.
Award::$250/week
Deadline: January 28

Ruben Salazar Memorial Scholarship
Contact: 529 14th Street NW, Washington DC, 20045-2001 suite 1000, www.nahj.org ,



                                             5
e-mail: nahj@nahj.org;
Eligibility: Hispanic undergraduate and graduate students pursuing careers in broadcast,
print, and photojournalism.
High school seniors are also encouraged to apply.
Award: $1,000-$2,000
Deadline: January 28

Arthur Anderson Scholarship Program for Minorities
Contact: 33 West Monroe St. Chicago, IL 60603 (312) 507-3402 Fax: (312) 507 6748
Eligibility: African-American, Hispanic or Native-American accounting major.
Applicant must display: excellence in academics, leadership, work experience, and
participation in community activities.
Award: $2,500-$4,000
Deadline: January 30

American Institute of Architects Foundation
Contact: Mary Felber, 1735 New York Ave., NW; Washington, DC. 20006; (202) 626-
7511
www.archfoundation.org ; e-mail: mfelber@archfoundation.org
Eligibility: High school seniors, junior college, or technical school students transferring
to a professional program in architecture. Undergraduate students in their final
two years and graduate students pursuing their master’s degree in engineering.
Award: $2,500
Deadline: January 31

Dean Children Memorial Scholarship
Contact: Scholarship/Grants Chairman, CMLEA-SS, 1499 Bayshore Highway, Suite
142, Burlington, CA 94010
Eligibility: Applicant must be an undergraduate pursuing a degree in Education. Must
also reside from one of the following areas of California: San Luis Obispo, Santa
Barbara, Kern, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Ventura, Riverside, Orange, or San Diego.
For application and more information, please contact by mail.
Award: $5,000
Deadline: January 31

                                      February
Best Buy @15 Scholarship Program
http://bestbuyinc.com/community_relations/scholarship.htm
Year: Grades 9-12
Due: February
Award: $1,500
Eligibility: Min 2.5 GPA.
Region: All



                                             6
California Association of Collectors
http://cacesf.org/
Year: High school senior
Due: February
Award: $1,500-2,500
Eligibility: No SSN required.
Region: All
East Bay College Fund Scholarship
http://www.eastbaycollegefund.org
Year: High school senior
Due: February
Award: $4,000 per year (up to $16,000 for undergraduate degree)
Eligibility: Targets students with GPAs between 3-3.7; prioritizes scholarships for
Latino/African-
American males. Students are ineligible if they are awarded either one of the following:
Berkeley
Incentive Award, UC Berkeley Cal Opps/Cal Works, Students Rising Above, Gates
Millenium, IDEAL, or any other scholarship over $3500
Region: Oakland and Emeryville High Schools
eQuality Scholarship Collaborative
http://www.equalityscholarship.org/apply.htm
Year: High school senior
 Due: February
Award: $5,000
Eligibility: Northern California resident who has promoted understanding of and equality
for LGBTQ
community. No citizenship requirements.
Region: Northern California

The ED Fund College Scholarship
http://www.edfundwest.org/scholarships.html
Year: High school senior
Due: February
Award: $1,000-$2,500
Eligibility: Scholarships are for high school seniors attending any public or charter high
school in West Contra Costa County. Have a minimum of 2.5 GPA in core curriculum
subjects throughout 4 years of high school. Students must pass the high school exit exam.
Students must demonstrate financial need. Demonstrate active participation in extra-
curricular activities, especially community service activities.
Region: West Contra Costa County
Hispanic Community Affairs Council
Scholarship Fund
http://www.hispaniccommunityaffairscouncil.org/scholarship.html
Year: High school graduates, GED recipients, community college students, students
attending


                                            7
a four-year college or university, and students accepted into a postgraduate education or
credential program.
Due: February
Award: $750 for community college students, $1,500 for others
Eligibility: Hispanic heritage, applicant will be evaluated based on financial need,
scholastic work, essay and interview.
Region: Alameda County resident
Ellie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest
http://eliewieselfoundation.org/information.aspx
Year: College Juniors and Seniors
Due: February
Award: $500-$5,000
Eligibility: The Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest is an annual competition
designed to
challenge college students to analyze the urgent ethical issues confronting them in
today’s complex world. Students are encouraged to write thought provoking personal
essays that raise questions, single out issues and are rational arguments for ethical action.
Suggested topics are posted, and change yearly
Region: National
If Given a Chance
http://www.ifgivenachance.org/programs.html
Year: High school senior or in college
Due: February
Award: $1000
Eligibility: The nominee must have graduated from a Napa High School (or be a resident
of Napa County and graduated from an out of area high school) or completed an
equivalent (GED, CHSPE) between June 2008 and June 2010.
Notes: The nominee must have faced adversity and overcome challenging life
circumstances.
The nominee must have turned his/her life around or must have maintained high
standards in the face of adversity
Region: Napa County

PG&E Hispanic Employees Association
http://www.pge.com/about/community/scholarships/hea/
Year: High school senior
Due: February
Award: $1,000-$1,500
Eligibility: Family must be PG&E customer. No ethnicity or citizenship requirements.
Region: Must be PG&E customer
Que Llueva Cafe Scholarship – Chicano Organizing & Research in Education
http://www.ca-core.org/scholarships
Year: High school senior
Due: February
Award: $500 – $1,000


                                             8
Eligibility: College-bound, undocumented, Latino student
Region: Undefined
TRENZA Scholarships
http://www.caltrenza.org/trenzascholarships
Year: High school senior
Due: February
Award: $500
Eligibility: Chicana/Latina girls with minimum 3.0 GPA.
Region: Undefined

Point Foundation: College Scholarships for LGBT Students
http://www.pointfoundation.org/apply.html
Year: High school senior and current college, including graduate and post-graduate
work, excludes current community college students
Due: February
Eligibility: No citizenship requirements. History of leadership and/or allyship in issues
that affect theLGBT/Queer community. Must plan to continue this leadership/allyship in
the future. No specific GPA but seeking candidates with high academic performance.
Region: Undefined
University of California, Los Angeles
Contact: Harriet Moss Summer Research for Minority Undergraduates, Graduate
Affirmative Affairs Office 1248 Murphy Hall Los Angeles, CA 90095-1544 (310) 825-
2469
Eligibility: Eight-week summer program open to upper-division undergraduates.
Opportunity to work closely with faculty in all fields, regular seminars. Must have a 2.8
GPA.
Award: $1,600 + tuition
Deadline: February

ChristermonFoundation Scholarship
Amount: $1,000 to $5,000
Criteria: Parent or grandparent works for company holding a liquor license, participates
in athletics, involvement in community service
Application Process: Apply at
http://www.christermon.com/scholarship/applications.php
Deadline: February 1, 2011

Carl N. & Margaret Karcher Founders’ Scholarship Program
http://www.carlsjr.com/pdfs/KARCHERSCHOLARSHIP2011.pdf
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 1
Requirements: Students, age 21 and under, who reside in Alaska, Arizona, California,
Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah or
Washington. High school seniors or graduates who plan to enroll for the first time in full-




                                             9
time undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or
vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year.

Frank Kazmierczak Memorial Migrant Scholarship
http://www.migrant.net/migrant/sch-kazmierczak.htm
Award Amount: $1000
Deadline: February 1
Requirements: Must be a child of a migrant worker or migrant worker, pursue a career
in teaching, demonstrate financial need and scholastic achievement.
Kazmierczak Scholarship Committee
Geneseo Migrant Center
27 Lackawanna Avenue
Mt. Morris, New York 14510
(585) 658-7960
Toll Free: (800) 245-568

Joe Francomano Scholarship
Junior Achievement Worldwide
Submit application to:
Joe Francomano Scholarship, JA Worldwide,
One Education Way, Colorado Springs, CO, 80906
Email: Scholarships@ja.org
http:://www.ja.org
Award Amount: $5,000 per year (4)
Deadline: February 1, 2011
Requirements:
*Open to high school seniors graduating before June 30
*Minimum 3.0 GPA
* Students must submit a personal essay
* High school transcripts that include SAT and/or ACT scores
* Three letters of recommendation
Foundation for Exceptional Children Stanley E. Jackson Scholarship
Contact: 1110 N. Glebe Road, Suite 300, Arlington, VA 22201,www.yesican.sped.org
Eligibility: Disabled and member of ethnic minority, evidence of financial need,
anticipating enrollment for the first time in full-time postsecondary education or training.
Award: $1,000
Deadline: February 1

Phi Delta Kappa International
Contact: Phi Delta Kappa International 408 N. Union St. P.O. Box 789 Bloomington, IA
47402 (800) 766-1156
Email: Scholarships@Pdkintl.org
Eligibility: Must show interest in pursuing a career within the field of education.
Students will be asked to submit an application and have a 3.0 or above GPA
Award: $1,500
Deadline: February 1


                                             10
Summer Academic Research Internship (SARI)
Contact: Coordinator, Affirmative Action University of California, Santa Barbara
Graduate Division; Santa Barbara CA 93106-2070 (805) 893-8000 www.ucsb.edu
Eligibility: Contact for details Award: Stipend and Housing
Deadline: February 1

Society of Exploration Geophysics
Contact: Society of Exploration Geophysicists PO Box 702740 Tulsa, OK 74170-2740
Tonia Gist (918) 497- 5500 Fax www.seg.org
Eligibility: Entering freshmen and undergraduate students in financial need maintaining
above average grades. Students should be pursuing a career in geophysics, physics,
mathematics and/or geology.
Award: $500-$3,000
Deadline: February 1

Society of Women Engineers Program
Contact: National Office, 230 E. Ohio Street, Chicago, IL 60611-3265, (312) 596-5223,
Fax: (312)457-2180 www.swe.org, e-mail: hq@swe.org
Eligibility: The minimum GPA is 3.5/4.0 for freshman applicants and 3.0/4.0 for
sophomore, junior, senior & graduate applicants. Open to women majoring in
engineering; incoming freshmen admitted to a SWE approved school. For additional
information and an application please send a self-addressed stamped envelope.
Award: $5,000; renewable
Deadline: February 1

Ethnic Minority Bachelor’s Scholarships
Contact: Oncology Nursing Foundation 501 Holiday Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15220; (412)
921-7373; Fax: (412) 921- 6565 e-mail: member@ons.org or www.ons.org
Eligibility: The candidate must be a registered nurse with a demonstrated interest in and
commitment to cancer nursing. The applicant must also be enrolled in an undergraduate
nursing degree program at an NLN-accredited school of nursing (the program must have
application to oncology nursing), have a current license to practice as a registered nurse,
and be of an ethnic minority group. Past recipients of a bachelor’s scholarship from the
Oncology Nursing Foundation are not eligible for an award.
Award: $2,000
Deadline: February

Newhouse Scholarship Program
Contact: National Association of Hispanic Journalists
Attn: Scholarships Committee
1000 National Press Building
529 14th street, NW
Washington, DC 20045
(202) 662-7143 or (888) 346-NAHJ
www.nahj.org



                                            11
Award Amount: $2,000-$5,000
Deadline: February of each year
Requirements:
* Must be college sophomore that is of Hispanic descent and
interested in majoring in print journalism in English or Spanish
* Applications must include autobiographical essay of 500
words describing some aspect of the relationship between
Hispanic-Americans and the press
* Must attend schools within US and Puerto Rico
American Nuclear Society
Contact: Tony Bishop John and Muriel Landis Scholarship American Nuclear Society,
Scholarship Committee 555 N. Kensington Ave. LaGrange Park, IL 60526 (708) 352-
6611 www.ans.org ; e-mail: outreach@ans.org
Eligibility: Undergraduate and graduate students interested in nuclear science and
technology careers. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.
Award: Contact for details
Deadline: February 1

American Society for Microbiology: Undergraduate Fellowship
Contact: Education Board, American Society for Microbiology, 1752 N. Street, NW,
Washington, DC 20036, (202) 942-9283, Fax: 202-942-9329,
http://www.asm.org/edusrc/edu23b.htm, e-mail
fellowships_careerinformation@asmusa.org
Eligibility: Applicant must be a minority undergraduate that has taken introduction
courses in biology or chemistry. The student must not be graduating before the
conclusion of the program in the summer. Further preferred criteria include lab research
experience, and an interest in obtaining a doctorate degree.
Award: $4,500 for expenses
Deadline: February 1

National Peace Essay Contest
Contact: Institute of Peace, 1200 17th Street NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20036-
3011
http://www.usip.org/ed/Programs/NPEC/npec.html
Eligibility: Students who are in grades 9-12 must be
attending a public, private or parochial school or participating in a high school
correspondence program in any of the fifty states, the District of Columbia, or the U.S.
Territories.
Award: $1,000
Deadline: February 1

Tuskegee Airmen, Inc.
Contact: Tuskegee Airmen Scholarship Fund 1501 Lee Highway--Suite 130 Arlington,
VA 22209-1109 (703) 522- 8590 www.tuskegeeairmen.org; e-mail:
hqtai1@tuskegeeairmen.org
Eligibility: Graduating high school senior accepted by participating colleges and


                                            12
universities. Must be in financial need and maintain a 3.0 GPA.
Award: $1,500
Deadline: February 1

Wal-Mart Foundation
Contact: Karen Thompson, Assistant Director Bentonville, AR 72716-8071 (800) 530-
9925
www.Walmartfoundation.org
Eligibility: Graduating high school seniors residing in Wal-Mart Stores service area.
Award: Contact for details
Deadline: February 1

Mervyn's Local Hero Scholarship
Contact: Scholars Management Srvc. CSFA, 1505 Riverview Road, PO BOX 297, St.
Peters, MN 56082
Eligibility: High School senior, demonstrates academic excellence and extracurricular
activities. Must be a resident of the following states: AZ, CA, CO, ID, LO, MI, MN, NV,
NM, OK, OR, TX, UT, WA.
Award: $1,000-$10,000;
Deadline: February 1 – July 31

Western Union Foundation Family Scholarship
http://foundation.westernunion.com/ourProgramsScholarships.html
Year: Age 18 or older
Due: November 9, 2009 (Fall application), February 5, 2010 (Winter application)
Award: $1,000-$5,000 per family (2 awards given per family)
Eligibility: The Family Scholarship Program is intended to help two members of the
same family
move up the economic development ladder through education. Applicants must be two
members of the same family. All applicants must be age 18 or older. Country of origin
for at least one of the applicants must be outside the United States. Application must
include educational providers for primary and secondary award recipients (must be 2
family members).
Region: Undefined
Notes: Scholarships may be used for tuition for college/university education language
acquisition
classes, technical/skill training, and/or financial literacy. For example, one family
member may request assistance to attend college and the other family member may
request assistance to attend English as a Second Language (ESL) course. Scholarships
will only be made to nonprofit accredited higher education institutions and nonprofit
training/educational providers. Western Union employees, Western Union Agents and
dependents are not eligible to apply for these scholarships.

Summer Undergraduate Program in Engineering Research at Berkeley
Contact: Marie Mayne 312 McLaughlin Hall Berkeley CA 94720-5900 (510) 642-1734
www.coe.berkeley.edu/cues/superb



                                           13
Eligibility: Open to underrepresented students focusing in Civil, Electrical, and
Mechanical Engineering.
Award: $3,500 stipend and $600 traveling allowance
Deadline: February 13

PFLAG-HATCH Youth Scholarship Program
Seven different scholarships.
PFLAG National Scholarship Program
1726 M Street #400, Washington DC 20036
www.pflag.org
(202) 467-8180
Award Amount: $1000-$2,500
Deadline: Feb. 14, 2009
Requirements:
*Graduating lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender high school senior
* Must be starting college in Fall 2009
Pursuit of Excellence
poe@jerrysmallwood.com
Year: High school senior
Due: February 15
Award: Amount varies ($500 to $5,000)
Eligibility: High school seniors enrolled at Eastside College Preparatory School, East
Palo Alto
Academy, or high schools in the Sequoia Union District, Palo Alto District, or Mountain
View-Los Altos District.
Notes: Applications distributed in early December via counselors at eligible high schools.
Awards
renewable throughout recipient’s college career (with interview); repeat award amounts
vary. For
more information, contact Jerry Smallwood: poe@jerrysmallwood.com.
Region: Peninsula (San Mateo County and Santa Clara County)

University of California, Irvine
Contact: Garcia Bockman Office of Graduate Studies University of California, Irvine
120 Administration Building Irvine, CA 92697-3180; (949) 824-4611; Fax: (949) 824-
9096; www.uci.edu
Eligibility: Undergraduate minority students. Gain research experience by working with
faculty in area of interest.
Award: $1,500/tuition + expenses;
Deadline: February 15

The Alliance/Merck Ciencia (Science) Hispanic Scholars
Program________________________________
Contact: The Alliance Scholars Fund
1501 Sixteenth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036


                                            14
**Students must apply online**
http://www.alliancescholars.org/applications/
Award Amount: $2,000 (College Students) $42,500 (High School)
Deadline: February 15, 2011
Requirements:
* Open to high school and college students of Hispanic heritage
* Must be planning to pursue a career/majoring in science,
technology, engineering or math
* Please visit website for requirements
Mexican-American Alumni Association Scholarship
Contact: Etelvina de la Torre, Director One LMU Drive University Hall, Suite 2800 Los
Angeles, CA 90045 (310) 338-5878 Fax: (310) 338-4544
Eligibility: Awarded to undergraduate Latino students on the basis of
academic achievement, involvement in the community, and financial need. Must apply
for federal, state and university financial aid. Open to Chicano/a and Latino/a students of
all majors.
Award: $1,500-$5,000
Deadline: February 16

Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA) MCAT Scholarship
http://lmsa.net/scholarships/
»» Year: Pre-Medical Student LMSA Members
»» Due: February 26th, 2010 and November 1, 2010
»» Award: 10 scholarships to the Dr. Flowers MCAT online review course. The value of
this 6 month personalized online review course is $595. Two scholarships will be
awarded in each of the five LMSA Regions.
»» Eligibility: Register on-line as a Pre-Medical LMSA member, demonstrate a history
of leadership and/or service to the Latino Community, be in good academic standing at
your undergraduate institution
»» Region: Several schools across the nation, but West Coast ones includes Stanford
School of Medicine, UC San Diego, UC Davis, UC San Francisco, UC Irvine, University
of Arizona, UCLA, University of Southern California, UCLA– Charles Drew School of
Medicine, University of Utah, Western University of Health Sciences, University of
Washington, OHSU

                                        March
Chicana/Latina Foundation
Contact: Claudia Leon, Chicana/Latina Foundation; Attn: Scholarship Competition, 1419
Burlingame Ave. Suite N, Burlingame, CA 94010, (650) 373-1085, e-mail:
info@chicanalatina.org, www.chicanalatina.org
Award: $1,500
Eligibility: Must be Chicana/Latina heritage
Deadline: March



                                            15
Tulare County Farm Bureau Scholarships
http://www.tulcofb.org/index.php?page=formScholarshipIntro
Award Amounts: $500-$1000
Deadline: March 1
Criteria: Must be attending or have graduated from a school in Tulare County. Different
scholarships available for students wanting to pursue a career in agriculture or be a
son/daughter of a farmworker.
California Strawberry Commission Scholarship
Amount: $400.00 and UP
Criteria: Parent MUST work or have worked picking strawberries.
Application Process: Apply at www.calstrawberry.com
Deadline: March 1, 2011

 Youth Opportunities Foundation Scholarship
Youth Opportunities Foundation
Contact:
8820 South Sepulveda Blvd., Ste. 208
PO Box 45762
Los Angeles, CA 90045
(310) 670-7664
Award Amount: $200-500
Deadline: March 2011
Requirements:
* Students must rank in the top 10% of their high school
* Score at least a 1000 on the SATs
* California resident
*Full-time student (Two-year, Four-year university)
* At least one parent must be Hispanic
San Jose GI Forum Scholarship Foundation, Inc.
http://www.sigif.org/scholarship/scholarship.thml
Year: High School Senior
Due: March
Award: Up to $2,000
Eligibility: Graduate this academic year from a high school located in Santa Clara
County. Enroll or plan to enroll by this coming Fall Semester/Quarter in an accredited
college or university leading to an associate or bachelor’s degree. Preference will be
given to those students entering a four-year program. Graduate with a minimum Grade
Point Average of 2.5
Notes: Priority is given to students of Mexican descent.
Region: Santa Clara County

The United Agribusiness League & United Agricultural Benefit Trust Scholarship
United Agribusiness League & United Agricultural Benefit Trust
UAL/UABT Scholarship Program
United Agribusiness League


                                           16
54 Corporate Park
Irvine, CA 92606
(800) 223-4590
http:://www.ual.org/scholarship.html
Award Amount:
Deadline: March 2011
Requirements:
* Applicants must be affiliated with UAL or UABT, either through a
member or employee of a member.
*Min. 2.5 GPA
*Three letters of recommendation
* Resume & Two-page essay
Muniz Family Scholarship
Muniz Family Scholarship Foundation
Contact: Ramon Muniz
700 North Huntington Street
San Fernando, CA 91340
Ramon.muniz@csun.edu
(818) 677-2351
Award Amount: $500-$1,000
Deadline: March 1– April 30
Requirements:
* Preference given to AB 540 students.
* Restricted to students who plan to attend CSUN
* Five scholarships are also awarded to continuing CSUN
undergraduate student
Dream Scholarship
UC Davis Campus
Cross Cultural Center (Attn:Dixie Jacques)
Located at the N.E. corner of the quad, between South Hall and Olson
or
Chicano/a Studies Department (Attn: Alma Martinez)
24 Chicano/a Studies, Located on the 2nd floor of Hart Hall
Award Amount: Two awards- one $1,000 another $500
Deadline: March 2011
Requirements:
* Must be a current UC Davis undergraduate (all majors)
* Must have at least a 2.0 GPA
* Must be in good academic standing
* Must meet at least one of the following: AB-540 student, must not
be permanent U.S. resident, must not be a green card recipient,
must not have a work permit
* Answer and submit short essay questions
Official Transcripts



                                          17
MAFEI Scholarship
http://www.marcusfoster.org
»» Year: High school senior
»» Due: March
»» Award: $1,000-5,000
»» Eligibility: Seniors presently enrolled in Oakland Public Schools (OPS), including the
Home
Instruction Program, are eligible to apply if they have attended OPS for at least two years
of high
school and have earned a minimum non-weighted cumulative GPA of 2.5 from 9th grade
through the 12th grade.
»» Region: Oakland

Maisin Scholars
http://www.maisinscholars.org/
»» Year: High school senior
»» Due: March
»» Award: $6,000 over 4 years
»» Eligibility: SFUSD senior with minimum 2.0 GPA who will be attending a 2- or 4-
year college.
»» Notes: Looking for financial need and commitment to educational and career goals.
»» Region: San Francisco

The New Leader Scholarship of the Marin Community Foundation
http://www.newleaderscholarship.org/apply.php
»» Year: Upper division college students
»» Due: March
»» Award: Up to $7,000 annually (may be renewed)
»» Eligibility: You may qualify if you: 1) Are enrolled at one of the following
universities: California State University, East Bay; San Francisco State University; San
Jose State University; Sonoma State University or University of California, Berkeley; 2)
Are an upper division student who has attended the school for one academic year or
more, with 60 units or more, 30 of which need to have been attained at your present
university; 3) A minimum 3.5 GPA either at the current school or at a combination of the
current school plus all schools previously attended. Consideration will be given to
students with a GPA of 3.2 to 3.49 under special circumstances; 4) Are planning to
pursue advanced education in the social sciences, human services, public interest law,
health-related fields or public service; 5) Have demonstrated financial need; 6) OR, if you
are a previous New Leader Scholarship recipient and plan to attend graduate school at a
public university in California.
»» Region: Bay Area (see eligible colleges). Applicants do NOT need to be Marin
County residents to apply.
»» Notes: Awardees may receive additional support for graduate school application costs.

The Peninsula College Fund
http://www.peninsulacollegefund.org/



                                            18
»» Year: High school senior
»» Due: March
»» Award: $3000
»» Eligibility: Students from East Palo Alto Academy- High School, Eastside College
Preparatory School, Menlo-Atherton High School, Summit Preparatory Charter High
School, and Woodside High School. Cumulative GPA is between 3.25 and 3.8. Students
must document financial need, demonstrate ability to overcome obstacles to achieve
academic and personal goals, demonstrated quality involvement with others via work,
school, family or in the community, be an underrepresented minority and/or first-
generation college student
»» Region: Peninsula

Peninsula Works
http://www.peninsulaworks.org/Youth_Scholarships.html
»» Year: At least a Junior in high school
»» Due: March
»» Award: Not Specified
»» Eligibility: Must be current or past Jobs for Youth participant
»» Region: Peninsula

PG&E Black Employees Association
http://www.pge.com/about/community/scholarships/bea/
»» Year: High school senior or college student
»» Due: March
»» Award: $1,000 – $5,000
»» Eligibility: Live in PG&E territory. Minimum 2.5 GPA. No ethnicity requirement.
»» Region: Live in PG&E service area

PG&E Filipino Employees Association
http://www.pge.com/about/community/scholarships/fea/
»»Year: High school senior
»»Due: March
»» Award: $1,000 – $2,000
»»Eligibility: Active participant and/or leader in school and the community applying to
community colleges and/or four-year colleges/universities. No ethnicity requirement.
»» Region: Live in PG&E service area

QuestBridge College Prep Scholarship
http://www.questbridge.org/cps/info.php
»» Year: High school junior
»» Due: March
»»Award: Scholarship for summer programs, workshops, and/or admissions counseling
and mentoring.
»» Eligibility: Strong academic record, family income less than $60,000. No SSN
required.
»» Notes: Information available online February.



                                            19
»» Region: Undefined


“Save Me a Spot in College”
http://www.collegecampaign.org/contest/
»» Year: 6th through 12th Grade Students
»» Due: March
»» Award: $500-$2500
»» Eligibility: Submit a written word, poster or television ad answering the question,
“Why should California leaders save you and your peers a spot in college?”
»» Region: California

San Jose GI Forum Scholarship Foundation, Inc.
http://www.sjgif.org/scholarship/scholarship.html
»» Year: High school senior
»» Due: March
»» Award: Up to $2,000
»» Eligibility: Graduate this academic year from a high school located in Santa Clara
County. Enroll or plan to enroll by this coming Fall Semester/Quarter in an accredited
college or university leading to an Associate or Bachelor’s degree. Preference will be
given to those students entering a four-year program. Graduate with a minimum Grade
Point Average of 2.5
»» Notes: Priority is given to students of Mexican descent.
»» Region: Santa Clara County

Tzu Chi Scholarships
http://northerncal.us.tzuchi.org/nc.nsf/home/index
»» Year: High school senior
»» Due: March
»» Award: $1000
»» Eligibility: Min 3.0, community service, low-income.
»» Notes: Must write short essay on Tzu Chi. No citizenship requirements.
»» Region: Undefined

Youth Opportunities Foundation Scholarship
»» Year: High school senior
»» Due: March
»» Award: $200-$500
»» Eligibility: Applicants must be at least 50 percent Hispanic, must be active in their
school or
community, and must demonstrate financial need. Students whose parents earn more than
$50,000 a year are not eligible.
»» Notes: For an application send a self-addressed stamped business size envelope to:
Youth Opportunities Foundation,
8820 S. Sepulveda Blvd., Suite 208,
P.O. Box 45762,



                                            20
Los Angeles, CA 90045
»» Region: Undefined

826 Valencia Scholarships
http://www.826valencia.org/tutoring/scholarships
Year: High school senior or graduate
Due: March
Award: $10,000
Eligibility: Financially needy Bay Area high school senior or graduate (SF public HS
preferred) with extracurricular interest in writing.
Notes: Creative writing contest.
Region: Bay Area
10,000 Degrees Undergraduate Scholarship
http://marineducationfund.org/scholarships/undergraduate_scholarships.shtml
http://marineducationfund.org/scholarships/additional_scholarships.shtml
Year: College Student
Due: March
Award: $1,000-$5,000
Eligibility: Criteria will vary. Once you fill out the general undergraduate scholarship
application, you will be able to provide supplemental information indicating what
specific scholarships you want to apply for.
Region: Marin County Residency
The Association of Chinese Teachers Scholarship (TACT)
http://www.tactsf.org/scholarships.html
Year: High school seniors
Due: March
Award: $2,000
Eligibility: Student of Chinese descent; volunteer service including, but not necessarily
exclusive to, the Chinese American community; a career goal in education, human
services, arts, or communication; min 2.5 GPA; participation in school and
extracurricular activities; demonstrated leadership in school and/or community.
Region: San Francisco

Bay Area Family of Funds
http://bayareacouncil.org/family_programs_scholarship.php
Year: High school senior
Due: March
Award: $5,000-$10,000
Eligibility: Low-income students who reside in underserved neighborhoods within the
nine-county Bay Area and plan to attend Mills College, Santa Clara University, Stanford
University, University of California, Berkeley, University of California, Davis, or
University of San Francisco.
Region: Bay Area

Charnon Scholarship of the Center for Education Solutions


                                            21
http://www.cesresources.org/charnon.html
Year: High School Senior
Due: March (but only 250 applications accepted, so act early)
Award: $1,500 renewable for 4 years
Eligibility: No SSN required.
Notes: The selection committee looks for candidates who value tolerance, compassion
and respect
for all people in their communities, and who have demonstrated their commitments to
these values by their actions.
Region: Undefined
Chicana/Latina Scholarship
http://www.chicanalatina.org/scholarship.html
Year: College student, including graduate students
Due: March
Award: $1,500
Eligibility: Chicana/Latina women who have resided for at least two years in one of the
listed Northern California counties. Undergraduate Chicana/Latina students must be
enrolled as a full-time college student, have completed a minimum of 15 college semester
units after high school graduation, and have at least a 2.5 GPA. Graduate students must
provide verification of acceptance to a graduate school. All candidates must have
demonstrated leadership and civic/community involvement.
Region: Northern California counties: Alameda, Sacramento, Solano, Contra Costa, San
Francisco,Sonoma, Marin, San Mateo, Yolo, Monterey, Santa Clara, Napa, Santa Cruz

Humane Education Network: A Voice for Animals High School Essay Contest
http://www.hennet.org/contest.php
Year: High school students (or home schooled) and under 19
Due: March
Award: $250-$1,000 ($6,500 total)
Eligibility: Must be currently attending high school or be home schooled and under 19;
Open to all students regardless of nationality or country of residence
Notes: Write an original essay that examines either the mistreatment of one animal
species or one cause of animal suffering, occurring anywhere in the world, and possible
measures to reduce it.

Koshland Young Leader Awards
http://www.sff.org/programs/awards-programs/koshland-young-leader-awards
Year: High school junior
Due: Must be nominated in spring of junior year
Award: Up to 8 awards of $7000 each (awarded over two years)
Eligibility: San Francisco public high school students from economically disadvantaged
who are strongly motivated to achieve, but whose daily responsibilities to their families –
as wage earner,
caretaker, or household manager – place an undue burden upon them.
Notes: Must be nominated by high school teacher or counselor.
Region: San Francisco


                                            22
Latin American Teacher’s Association (LATA) Scholarship
http://www.latasf.org/SCHOLARSHIPS_APPLICATION.html
»» Year: High School Senior
»» Due: March
»» Award: $1,500
»» Eligibility: SFUSD Latino High school senior
»» Region: SFUSD High Schools

Educators for Fair Consideration (E4FC) – New American Scholars Program
http://e4fc.org/programs/scholarsprogram.html
Year: High school seniors and current college students
Due: March 1st
Award: Varies up to $10,000
Eligibility: For foreign-born, low-income immigrant college students living or attending
college in the San Francisco Bay Area. Minimum cumulative GPA: 2.8 for college
students and 3.3 for high school students. Students are assessed based on academic
performance, financial need, and personal character. Scholars will be required to maintain
a minimum 2.8 GPA; participate in E4FC meetings and events; complete 20 hours of
community service and/or professional development activities; and maintain ongoing
communication with the program.
Region: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara,
Santa Cruz, Solano, Sonoma, and Yolo Counties

Grandmothers for Peace – Barbara Wiedner and Dorothy Vandercook Memorial
Peace Scholarship
http://www.grandmothersforpeace.org/scholarships/program
Year: High school seniors or college freshmen
Due: March
Award: $250 and $500
Eligibility: Proven involvement in nuclear disarmament issues, peace and social justice
activism, or conflict resolution.
Region: Undefined
Brown Foundation College Scholarships
Contact: Brown Foundation for Education Equity, Excellence and Research, P.O. Box
4862, Topeka, KS 66604
Eligibility: Applicant must be a minority undergraduate in their junior year attending an
institution of higher learning with an accredited program in education with at least a 3.0
GPA. The student must be accepted into a teacher education program and enrolled at
least half-time. Please a send a self-addressed, stamped envelope for more
information.
Award: $500 per year (for junior and senior years)
Deadline: March

MAFEI Schoalrship
http://www.marcusfoster.org


                                            23
Year: High School Senior
Due: March
Award: $ 1,000-5,000
Eligibility: Senior presently enrolled in Oakland Public Schools (OPS), including the
home Instruction Program, are eligible to apply if they have attested OPS for at least two
years of high school and have earned a minimum non-weighted cumulative GPA of 2.5
from 9th grade throuth the 12th grade.
Region: Oakland

Maisin Scholars
Year: High School Senior
Due: March
Award: $ 6,000 over 4 years
Eligibility: SFUSD senior with minimum 2.0 GPA who will be attending a 2-or4-year
college.
Notes: Looking for financial need and commitment to educational and career goals.
Region: San Francisco

Napa County Hispanic Network
http://www.napacountyhispanicnetwork.com
Year: College-bound high school seniors or Napa Valley College students transferring to
a tour year college or students currently attending a four-year university or Trade or
Vocational School students
Due: March
Award: $1,000
Eligibility: Residents of Napa County and Students of Latino parentage and Students
with a respect for all people in their communities, and who have demonstrated their
commitments to these values by their actions.
Region: Undefined

East Bay College Fund Scholarship
http://www.eastbaycolleciefund.org
Year: High school senior
Due: March
Award: $4,000 per year (up to $16,000 for undergraduate degres)
Eligibility: Targets students with GPAs between 3-3.7; prioritizes scholarships for
Latino/African-Amenican males. Students are ineligible if they are awarded either one of
the following: Berkeley lncentive Award, UC Berkeley Cal Opps/Cal Works, Students
Rising Above, Gates Millenium, IDEAL, or any other scholarship over $3500
Region: Oakland and Emeryville High Schools

Southern California Edison Award
Contact: Michael Alvarado, TELACU Education Foundation, 5400 E. Olympic, Suite
300, Los Angeles, CA 90022 (323) 721-1655, e-mail: telacu@.com www.telacu.com
Eligibility: Open to Latino/a high school seniors focusing in
teacher education.



                                            24
Award: $1,000
Deadline: March/April

Maria Elena Salinas Scholarship Program
National Association of Hispanic Journalists
Contact:(202) 662-7145
www.nahj.org/category/for-students/scholarships-for-students/
Award Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: March 2011
Requirements:
* Must be rising junior or senior in college
* Must be pursuing a career as English-language newspaper or print reporter, editor,
photographer, graphic artist/page designer, or online journalist

NAHJ Geraldo Rivera Scholarship Program
National Association of Hispanic Journalists
Contact: (202) 662-7145
www.nahj.org/category/for-students/scholarships-for-students/
Award Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: March 2011
Requirements:
* Must be rising junior or senior in college
* Must be pursuing a career in English or Spanish-language TV
broadcast journalism
Proctor and Gamble Company
Contact: Barbara Hoffman Summer Research Program Miami Valley Laboratories PO
Box 398707 Cincinnati, OH 45239-8707 (513) 983-1100 www.pg.com
Eligibility: Internship. Minority students. Program provides opportunity for industrial
research and product development.
Award: Salary and travel expenses
Deadline: March 1

East Bay College Fund Scholarship
http://www.eastbaycollegefund,org
Year: High school senior
Due: March
Award: $ 4,000 per year ( up to $16,000 for undergraduate degree)
Eligibility: targets students GPAs between 3-3.7; prioritixes scholarships for
Latino/African-American males. Students are ineligible if they are awarded either one of
the following: Bekeleyincentive Award, UC Berkeley Cal Opps/Cal Works, Students
rising Above, Gates Millenium, IDEAL, or any other scholarship over $ 3500
Region: Oakland and Emeryville High School.

Banatao Family Scholarships
http://pro20.sgizmo.com/survey.php?SURVEY=K9HCKC1WEAEOE1G2O2P08VZO8Z
G4Z1-


                                           25
193171-
60063200&pswsgt=1262734355&sg_r=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.asianpacificfund.
org%2Fawards%2Fforstudents.shtml&sg_g=7bb5f1f8b2a2569b114ab0ce410a3cf3&_csg
=34M4/
xkzDEkTE&notice=DO-NOT-DISTRIBUTE-THIS-LINK
Year: High school senior
Due: March
Award: $5,000 renewable for 4 years
Eligibility: Financially needy student of at least 50% Filipino heritage living in specified
counties
and planning to pursue a career in engineering or science (non-health). Minimum 3.0
GPA.
Region: Northern California: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Merced, Monterey, Napa,
Sacramento, San Benito, San Francisco, San Joaquin, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa
Cruz, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus; Southern California: Los Angeles, Orange, San Diego

Minority Geoscience Undergraduate Scholarships
Contact: American Geological Institute, Attn: Director, AGI Minority Geoscience
Scholarships, 4220 King Street Alexandria, VA 22302, (703) 379-2480, Fax: (703) 379-
7653, www.agiweb.org
Eligibility: Applicants must be geoscience majors (or a related field) who are U.S.
citizens and members of the following underrepresented ethnic minority groups: African-
Americans, Hispanics, and Native Americans (American Indians, Eskimos, Hawaiians,
and Samoans). Related geoscience fields include geology, geophysics, hydrology,
meteorology, physical oceanography, planetary geology, and earth-science education.
Award: Up to $10,000 per year
Deadline: March 1

American Society of Civil Engineers
Contact: Ping Wei, Scholarship Office, 345 E. 47th St., New York, NY 10017-2398,
(800) 548-2723, www.asce.org
Eligibility: Samuel Fletcher Tapman Scholarship requires undergraduate freshmen or
juniors pursuing a degree in engineering.
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: March

American Chemistry Society-ACS Scholars Program
Contact: Robert J. Hughes, Manager. Website: www.chemistry.org. Email:
r_hughes@acs.org. Phone: (800) 227-5558 (ext. 6250)
Eligibility: Program designed to encourage African-American, Hispanic, and American
Indian students to pursue undergraduate college degrees in the chemical sciences and
chemical technology. Must be a full-time student at an accredited college, university, or
community college. Must be pursuing undergraduate college degrees in chemistry,
biochemistry, chemical engineering, or a chemically-related science and planning a
career in the chemical sciences or chemical technology. Must be able to demonstrate
financial need



                                            26
Award: Up to $5,000
Deadline: March 1

Health Professionals Scholarship Program
Contact: VA Regional Office PO Box 8888, Muskogee, OK 74402-8888; 800-827-1000
www.va.gov/
Eligibility: Nursing, nurse anesthesia, occupational therapy, physical therapy, physician
assistant training & respiratory therapy. Must be in their third or fourth year of study.
Award: Tuition fees, book allowance & stipend paid.
Deadline: Applications available in March

Asian American Journalists Association
http://www.aajasf.org/scholarship/
Year: High school senior and current college student
Due: March
Award: $500-4000
Eligibility: Asian-American students who live in or attend school in the Bay Area who
are interested in journalism
Notes: Students are selected based on their strong journalistic ability, commitment to
journalism,
sensitivity to Asian Pacific American issues, financial need and scholastic achievement.
Must be a member of AAJA in order to apply. Membership costs $25 and students can
apply anytime.
Region: Bay Area
Summer Undergraduate Research Program in Science and Engineering
(SURPRISE)
University of California, Davis Contact: Annie J. King University of California, Davis
College of Agricultural and Davis CA 95616 (530) 752-8533 www.ucdavis.edu
Eligibility: Open to disadvantaged students focusing in
agricultural, environmental, biological, resource or physical sciences.
Award: $2,000
Deadline: March 1

Summer Undergraduate Research in Chemistry
University of California, Irvine Contact: University of California, UCI-REU Department
of Chemistry 515 PSI Irvine CA 92679-2025 (949) 824-7077 www.uci.edu
Eligibility: This offer is for enrolled students who request
permission from faculty.
Award: Determined by faculty member
Deadline: Early March


Ellen MasinPersina Scholarship
Contact: National Press Club, Attn: General Manager Office, 529 14th Street, N.W.,
Washington, D.C. 20045 (202) 662-7500, www.press.org
Eligibility: This scholarship is open to minority high school seniors who have been


                                           27
accepted to college and plan to pursue a career in journalism. Applicants must
demonstrate an ongoing interest in journalism through work in high school and/or other
media, submit a one-page essay on why they want to pursue a career in journalism and
have at least a 2.75 GPA in high school.
Award: $5,000
Deadline: March 1

Karla Scherer Foundation, The
Contact: Karla Scherer, The Karla Scherer Foundation, 737 N. Michigan Ave., Suite
2330, Chicago, IL 60611
www.comnet.org/kschererf/
Eligibility: Women who are interested in pursuing a career in the field of business
with emphasis in economics or finance.
Award: Contact for details
Deadline: March 1

Silicon Valley Association of realtors Scholarship
http://www.silvar.org/index.cfm/scholarships.htm
Year: High School senior
Due: March
Award: $1,000
Eligibility: The principals and faculty at each school nominate three graduating seniors
with scholarship candidates must be well-rounded, students /citizens who are involved in
the broader community.
Region: eligible Silicon Valley High Schools ( Cupertino High School, Los gatos high
school, Lynbrook High School, Gunn High School, Menlo Atherton High School, Monta
Vista High School, Mountain view High School, Palo Alto High School. Prospect High
School, Santa Clara High School, Saratoga High School, Westmont High School, Wilcox
High School, Woodside High School)

Grandmothers for Peace- Barbara Wiedner and Dorothy Vandercook Memorial
Peace Scholaship
http://www.grandmothersforpeace.org/scholarships/program
Region: Undefined

San Jose GI Forum scholarship Foundation
http://www.sigif.org/scholarship/scholarship. html
Year: High School senior
Due: March
Award: Up to $2000
Eligibility: Graduate this academic year from a high school lccated in Santa Ciara
County.
Enroll or plan to enroll by this coming Fall Semester/Quarter in an accredited college or
university leading to an Associate or Bachelor's degree. Preference will be given to those
students entering a four-year program. Graduate with a minimum Grade Point Average of
2.5



                                           28
Notes: Priority is given to students of Mexican descent.
Region: Santa Clara County

The Peninsula College Fund
http://www.Peninsulacollegefund.org
Year: High school senior
Due: March
Award: $3000
Eligibility: Students from East Palo Alto Academy-High School, Eastside College
Preparatory.

Sigma Pi Alpha Sorority Scholarship at CSU Sacramento
http://www.jfkcougars. net/files/SigmaPiAlphaScholarship2009. Pdf
http://www.osusellas.net/philanthropy.php
Year: High school senior
Due: March
Award: 2 awards of $250 each
Eligibility: Chicana/Latina women with min 2.5 GPA, dedication to academics and
community. Notes: etachaptercsusellas.net
Region: Undefined

National Minority Junior Golf Scholarship Association
Suite 103
Phoenix, AZ 85034
Phone: (602) 258-7851
Fax: (602) 258-3412
www.nmjgsa.org
assistant@bdscholars.org
Award Amount: $1,000- $6,000
Deadline: March 2, 2011
Requirements:
* Awards are based on academic achievement, entrance exam scores,
financial need, references, evidence of community service, ability
to play golf
* Students must be in the NMJGSA database to be considered. To
get into the database they must access the website.

Scripps Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)
University of California, San Diego; Contact: Adell Bynum Office of Graduate Studies
La Jolla CA 92093-0003 (858) 534-3550 e-mail: abynum@ucsd.edu www.ucsd.edu;
Eligibility: Open to undergraduates focusing in Marine Science. Award: $2,500 Stipend
Deadline: March 3

SAMMY Award
Award Amount: $7,500
Deadline: March 4, 2011



                                           29
Requirements:
* Open to graduating high school senior scholar athletes
* Must demonstrate excellence in academics, athletic performance,
leadership, and community service to be eligible
* Students must be from one of the 48 contiguous states or District of
Columbia
National Fluid Milk Processor Promotion Board
1250 H Street NW Suite 950
Washington, DC 20005
dmcmahon@usatoday.com
www.bodymilk.com
Ruiz 4 Kids 2010 Scholarship
Amount: $1,000 / $2,500
Criteria: 2.50 GPA, some financial need, participation in extracurricular activities,
community service and/or work experience (open to all students)
Application Process: Apply at http://www.ruiz4kids.org/programs-
scholarships.aspx
Deadline: March 4, 2011
Educator for Fair Consideration (E4FC) – New American Scholars Program
Year: High school seniors and current college students
Due: March 5th
Award: Varies up to $5,000
Eligibility: For foreign-born, low-income immigrant college students living or attending
college in the San Francisco Bay Area. Minimum cumulative GPA: 2.8 for college
students and 3.3 for high school students. Students are assessed based on academic
performance, financial need, and personal character, regardiess of citizenship or
residency status. Scholars will be required to maintain a minimum 2.8 GPA; participate
in E4FC meetings and events; complete 20 hours of community service and/or
professional development activities; and maintain ongoing communication with the
program.
Region: Alameda, Contra Costa, Mann, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Ciara,
Solano, and Sonoma Counties

National Society of Accountants
Contact: Susan Noell 1010 North Fairfax Street Alexandria, VA 22314 (703) 549-6400
Fax: (703) 549 2984 www.nsacct.org; e-mail: jhemphill@nsacct.org
Eligibility: Undergraduate students majoring in accounting. Open to students in 2 or 4-
year schools. 4-year school students may apply for their 3rd and 4th year only.
Award: $500 - $1000
Deadline: March 10

Madera county farm bureau scholarship
Amount: multi-year scholarship $1000/yr for 4 years
-franklin B. Secara Memorial Scholaship $1000/yr for4 years
-Single year $1000Schoalrships


                                            30
-Student for ma farm Labor Family Single year $1000 scholarship
Deadline: Friday, March 11, 2011
Critteria : must Be residentnof Madera county, must be graduating senior and must be
able to attend scholarship event on Sunday, May 1st, 2011 at 2pm
Application process: www.madera.com
California Table Grapes Workers Scholarship
Amount: $16,000 (3) divided in four years
Criteria: Must have worked in California Table Grape Harvest 2010 or 2011 or be the
children of a worker in California. Must be a high school senior graduating in 2011 and
planning to attend a four-year university in California.
Application available: http://www.grapesfromcalifornia.com/scholarships.php
Deadline: March 11, 2011 by 5:00 pm.

American Chemical Society-Scholars
Program_________________________________________________
American Chemical Society-Scholars Program
1155 16th Street, NW
Washington DC 20036
(800) 227-5558
www.acs.org
Award Amount: $2,500-$5,000
Deadline: March 11, 2011
Requirements:
* Awards are given to high school seniors, college freshmen, sophomores,
or juniors who are pursuing a chemical technology career
* Must demonstrate financial need and academic excellence
* Visit website for more details
Leonard Perryman Scholarship
Contact: Mickey Slayden, United Methodist Communications P.O. Box 320 Nashville,
TN 37202-0320, (615) 742-5400, www.umcom.org
Eligibility: Open to ethnic minority students with either junior or senior status.
Community
college students that will transfer to a university as a junior are eligible. Award is only for
students studying journalism or mass communications.
Award: Varies
Deadline: March 15

The New Leader Scholarship of the Mann Community Foundation
http://www.newleaderscholarship.orp/apply.php
Year: Upper division college students
Due: March 15, 2010
Award: Up to $7,000 annually (may be renewed)
Eligibility: You may qualify if you: 1) Are enroHed at one of the following universities:
California
State University, East Bay; San Francisco State University; San Jose State University;and


                                              31
college readiness.
Region: Mountain View-Los Altos High School District

A.H.P.E. Corporate Scholarship
Contact: Association of Hispanic Professionals for Education, P.O. Box 340, Fullerton,
CA 92634 (714) 278-2288, Fax: (714) 449-4195
Eligibility: Initial applicants possess distinct career goals and potential and
have at least a 3.0 GPA with 30 semester units or 45 quarter units of college or university
work and display a commitment to community service. Final applicants will be required
to appear for a personal interview in the L.A. area.
Award: $500-$700
Deadline: March 15

American Institute for Real Estate Appraisers
Contact: Olivia Carreon 875 N. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60611 (312) 335-4100
www.appraisalinstitute.org;
Eligibility: Sophomore students interested in pursuing a career in real estate and
economics. Contact for additional requirements and for an application.
Award: $3,000 – graduate; $2000 – undergraduate
Deadline: March 15

Leonard Perryman Scholarship
Perryman Scholarship Committee
Communication Resourcing Team-UM Com
P.O. Box 320
Nashville, TN 37202
(888) 278-4862
www.umcom.org
scholarships@umcom.org
Award: $2,500
Deadline: March 15, of every year
Requirements:
* Open to United Methodist ethnic students with either junior or
senior status
* Community college students that will transfer to a university as
juniors or seniors in college are eligible
* Award is only for students majoring in journalism or mass
Communications

Chicana/Latina Scholarship
http://www.chicanalatina.org/scholarship/application.html
Year: College student
Due: March 18
Award: $1,500
Eligibility: Chicana/Latina women who have resided for at least two years in one of the
listed Northern California counties. Undergraduate ChicanalLatina students must be



                                            32
enrolled as a full-time college student, have completed a minimum of 15 college semester
units after high school graduation, and have at least a 2.5.GPA. Graduate students must
provide verification of acceptance to a graduate school. All candidates must have
demonstrated leadership and civic/community involvement.
Region: Northern California counties: Alameda, Sacramento, Solano, Contra Costa, San
Francisco, Sonoma, Mann, San Mateo, Yolo, Monterey, Santa Clara, Napa, Santa Cruz

TELACU Scholarship Fund
Contact: Michael Alvarado, 5400 East Olympic Blvd. Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA
90022, (323) 721-1655 www.telacu.com , e-mail: telacu@telacu.com
Eligibility: Student attending any postsecondary institution exhibiting outstanding
leadership abilities. Available for students in engineering, education, law, or public
administration.
Award: $2,500
Deadline: No later than March 19

Stan Chambers Journalism Awards
Stan Chambers Journalism Awards
KTLA WB
5800 Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA. 90028
Award Amount: $1,000 (5 awards)
Deadline: March 23, 2009
Requirements:
* Must be a High School senior
* Must submit original essay

Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley
http://hfsv.org
Year: High school seniors and current college students
Due: March 26
Award: 3 scholarship of $1,000 each
Eligibility: Must meet one of the following: Hispanic women entering or attending an
accredited 4-year college or university, Hispanic women transferring from a community
college to a 4-year college or university, or Hispanic women entering or attending an
accredited academic institution or trade school after having children
Region: Undefined but preference for Silicon Valley
Notes: These factors are taken into consideration: academic performance; community
involvement; writing ability; residence in Santa Clara, San Mateo, Alameda, Santa Cruz,
or San Benito Counties; having children; letters of recommendation; financial need; over
25 years of age.

National Association of Hispanic Journalists
Contact: Phone: (202) 662-7145 Email: nahj@nahj.org Website: www.nahj.org
Eligibility: Must be pursuing a career in print, photo, broadcast or online journalism.
Citizenship: Not a requirement



                                             33
Award: Up to $2,500
Deadline: March 28

Bay Area Gardener’s Foundation
http://www.bagf.org/
Year: High school senior or current college students
Due: March 29th
Award: $1,500
Eligibility: Minimum 2.5 GPA, Financial Need
Notes: Must be willing to do 20 or more hours of community service
Region: Bay Area (9 Counties)

 National Association of Hispanic Journalists NHSF Scholarship Committee
Contact: LizetteJenness; send a SASE. 1000 National Press Bldg. Washington, DC
20045; 1-888-346-NAHJ; www.nahj.org or e-mail: mreyes@nahj.org
Eligibility: For high school seniors, undergraduates or graduate
students majoring in journalism. Must be pursuing a major in communications.
Award: $1,000-$2,000
Deadline: March 30

Caltrans District 6/Central Region
Amount: $1000
Criteria: Pursing a career in the transportation field; letters of recommendation; essay
indicating career intent and merit for consideration, financial need may be considered.
Application Process: Download application form and get more details at
http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist6/docs/scholarships/
Deadline: March 31, 2011

A.R.E Scholarship
The Association of Raza Educators
Contact:
rasaeducators@aol.com
www.razaeducators.org
Award Amount: $1,000
Deadline: March 31st
Requirements:
* No Minimum GPA required, but will be taken into account
* Please check website for more information

William B. Ruggles Right To Work Scholarship
Contact: Kathy Jones National Right To Work Committee William B. Ruggles
Scholarship 8001 Braddock Road
Springfield, VA 22160 (703) 321-9606
Eligibility: Scholarships are available for students majoring in journalism.
Applicants must submit a 500-word essay which demonstrates their understanding of the
"Right To Work" principle.



                                            34
Write to the address listed for complete details.
Award: $2,000
Deadline: March 31

Fund for American Studies
Contact: The Fund for American Studies, 1706 New Hampshire Avenue, N.W.,
Washington, D.C. 20009 (800)-741-6964, Fax: (202) 986-0390, www.tfas.org/, e-mail:
info@tfas.org
Eligibility: Undergraduate, preference is given to sophomores and juniors majoring in
Political Science, Economics, and Journalism. Annual 8-week summer institute at
Georgetown University offering courses, internships, foreign policy lectures, media
dialogue series, site briefings and career days. Write for details.
Award: varies
Deadline: March 31

National Association of Hispanic Nurses
Contact: Carmen Paniagua, 1501 16th St, N.W., Washington, DC. 20036, (202) 387-
2477, Fax: (202) 483-7183
www.thehispanicnurses.org
Eligibility: Academic excellence and financial need, minimum 3.0 GPA, an interest in
nursing, and an essay. Contact for more details.
Award: $500-$2,500;
Deadline:Late March, early April: Contactfor details.

California Adolescent Nutrition and Fitness (CANfit) program
Contact: Phone: (510) 644-1535, Email: info@canfit.org, Website: www.canfit.org
Eligibility: Must live in California with a minority student affiliation and be enrolled in
an approved bachelor???s program in nutrition, physical education, or culinary arts. Must
have completed 50 semester units. Ethnic student affiliation of African-America,
American Indian, Alaska Native, Asian-American, Pacific Islander or Latino/Hispanic
descent
Citizenship: Not a requirement
Award: $500-$1,500
Deadline:March 31

George M. Brooker Collegiate Scholarship For Minorities, Institute of Real Estate
Management
Foundation
Contact: Brooker Scholarship, 430 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL. 60611-8775, (312)
329-6008, Fax: (312) 410-7908
Eligibility: Real-estate and related majors, graduate and undergraduate minority students
entering careers in real estate and specifically real estate management upon graduation,
must have declared major in real estate or related field, must have completed two courses
in real estate or indicate intent to complete such, minimum 3.0 GPA requirement,
recommendation letters, themed essay and official transcript.
Award: $1,000 for undergraduates and $2,500 for graduate students



                                             35
Deadline: March 31

League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)
Contact: Carlos Zapata Scholarship Coordinator LNESC Scholarship Program, 777 N.
Capital St., N.W., Suite 305, Washington, DC 20002,
www.lulac.org/Programs/Scholar.html
Eligibility: Various scholarship opportunities for Hispanic students. Call or write for
more information.
Award: Contact for details
Deadline: March 31

Koshland Young Leader Awards
http://www.sff.org/programs/awards-programs/koshland-young-leader-awards
Year: high school junior
Due: must be nominated in spring of junior year
Award: up to 8 awards of $7000 each (awarded over two year)
Eligibility: seniors presently enrolled on Oakland Public Schools (OPS), Including the
Home Instruction Program, are eligible to apply if they have attended OPS for at least
two years of high school and have earned a minimum non-weighted cumulative GPA of
2.5 from 9th grade
Notes: Must be nominated by high school teacher or counselor.
Region: San Francisco




                                        April
PG& E Women ‘s Network Employee Association
Year: High scholar senior
Award: $ 1,000-$1,500
Eligibility: pursing degrees or careers in fields where PG&E has an interest such as the
engineering, IT business, environmental, or other majors related to energy field. Min 3.0
GPA. No ethnicity or gender requirements.
Region: live in OG&E service area

Que llueva Café scholarship- Chicano Organizing & research in Education
http://www.ca-core.org/services
Year: High School Senior
Due: April
Award: $500-$1,000
Eligibility: College-bound undocumented student.
Region: Undefined

Sam & May Gee Scholarships of the United Administrators of San Francisco
(UASF)
http://www.burtonhighschool.net/text/puma


                                           36
Year: High School Senior
Due: April
Awards: $2,000 for seniors going on to community college, $5000 for seniors going to
4-year colleges
Eligibility: API immigrants
Notes: Ask your school counselor for information and application.
Region: San Francisco

San Joaquin Human Resource Association Scholarship Fund
Year: High School Senior
Due: April
Award: $500
Eligibility: majoring in human resources, Business Administration, Management,
Psychology or Education, reside within San Joaquin County, have a cumulative GPA of
at least 3.3 or higher, demonstrate a commitment to service in his/her community,
demonstrate financial need
Region: San Joaquin County

Chevrolet Excellence in Education Award
Contact: General Motors Corporation, Chevrolet Motor Division, Attn: GM Scholarship
Administration Center 702 West Fifth Avenue, Naperville, Il 60563, (888) 377-5233
www.gm.com
Eligibility: Eligible students must be graduating Hispanic high school seniors that have
accumulated at least a 3.2 GPA. Students must demonstrate academic excellence and
community involvement. As part of the application process, students must include a
recommendation from a high school teacher or administrator, official high school
transcripts, and a personal statement (500-750 words) about their high school
experiences.
Award: $1,000
Deadline: April

The Ana Maria Arias Scholarship
Contact: Alma Rojas, 1725 K. Street- NW, Suite 501, Washington, D.C. 20006, (202)
833-0060, e-mail: hermana2@aol.com, www.hermana.org
Eligibility: Available to Hispanic women attending a 4-year accredited U.S. college.
Award: Varies
Deadline: April 1

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship in the Department of Pharmacology
University of California, Irvine
Contact: UCI Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships, 102 Administration Building
Irvine, CA 92697-2825, (949) 824-8262, Fax: (949) 824-9096, www.uci.edu
Eligibility: Open to juniors interested in pursing a Ph.D. in pharmacology.
Award: $2,000
Deadline: Early April; (Open to U.S. and non-U.S. Citizens)




                                           37
CCNMA
Joel Garcia Memorial Scholarship
USC Annenberg School of Journalism
727 W. 27th Street, Room 201
Los Angeles, CA 90037
www.ccnma.org
(213) 437-4408
Award Amount: $500-$2,000
Deadline: April 2011
Requirements:
* For California Latino students interested in journalism and attend or plan to attend a
California college
* Social Security number asked for, but student may receive award without it

AAJA General Scholarship and Internship Awards
Contact: Asian American Journalist Association, AAJA Program coordinator, 1182
Market St., Suite 320 San Francisco, CA 94102, (415) 346-2051, www.aaja.org
Eligibility: Graduating seniors, undergraduates, and graduate students with a focus on
journalism.
Award: $1000 - $2500
Deadline: April 1

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) Foundation
Contact: Kathy Borunda-Haro, SHPE Scholarships, 5400 East Olympic Blvd., Suite 210,
Los Angeles, CA 90022, 13) 888-2080, www.shpe.org
Eligibility: Full-time Hispanic students majoring in the sciences, engineering
or related fields.
Award: $5,000- $10,000
Deadline: April 1

Advancing Hispanic Excellence in Technology, Engineering Math and Science
AHETEMS General Scholarship Fund
Contact: AHETEMS, Inc. Website: www.ahetems.org, Email: ahetems@shpe.org,
Phone: (817) 272-1116
Eligibility: Hispanic-descent, U.S. citizenship is not required. Must be accepted into or
attending an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States or
Puerto Rico. Be enrolled full-time during the academic year. High school seniors must be
graduating from an accredited U.S. high school with diploma. Minimum GPAL 3.0 on a
4.0 scale for high school seniors and undergraduates. 3.25 on a 4.0 scale for graduate
students. Major in science, technology, engineering, mathematics or a related field.
Award: $1,000-$3,000
Deadline: April

Chicano/as for Creative Medicine
Contact: East Los Angeles College (ELAC), 1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez, Monterey
Park, CA 91754 (323) 265-8759, www.elac.cc.ca.us



                                            38
Eligibility: This scholarship was created to address the problem that while
there is 1 health professional for every 4oo residents in general, there is only 1 Latino
health professional, of the same culture and language, for every 9,500 Latinos. The
program hopes to expand to other geographical areas as revenue generating efforts allow.
Award: $250-$1,500
Deadline: April 1

NAHP- Presidential Classroom Scholars
Contact: NAHP, 119 Oronoco St., Alexandria, VA 22314, (800) 441-6533
Eligibility: Available for high school juniors and seniors. Must have a 3.8 or above GPA.
Interest in Civic Education
Award: $600
Deadline: April 1

TELACU Education Foundation Scholarship
Contact: 5400 E. Olympic, Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA 90022, (323) 721-1655 e-mail:
telacu@telacu.com, www.telacu.com
Eligibility: Open to Latino/a undergraduates focusing in law or business administration.
Award: $500-$3,000
Deadline: April 2

Yoshiyama Award for Exemplary Service to the Community
The Hitachi Foundation
The Yoshimaya Award
P.O. Box 19247
Washington, DC 20036-9247
(202) 457-0588
www.hitachi.org
Award Amount: $5,000
Deadline: April 3rd of each year
Requirements:
* Students must be nominated
* Must demonstrate self motivation, leadership, creativity,
dedication, and a commitment to pursuing community service.
Log-on to website for complete details.
* GPA, SAT scores, and school clubs do not count
* Graduating high school senior
USC Joel Garcia Memorial Scholarship Fund
Contact: CozetteMunatones, California Chicano News Media Association, USC School
of Journalism, 3800 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90037, e-mail: info@ccnma.org
Eligibility: High school graduates and college students of Latino/a descent in CA
interested in pursuing journalism or communication careers. Applicant need not be
majoring in journalism or communications.
Award: $500-$2,000
Deadline: April 4



                                           39
California Wine Grape Growers Foundation
Amount: $2000 - $8000
Criteria: Student must have a parent/legal guardian who is/was a vineyard employee of a
wine grape grower during the 2010-2011 season.
Application Process: The application is available for download at www.cwggf.org
Deadline: Must be postmarked no later than April 4, 2011
Mary Moy QuanIng Memorial Scholarship Award
Contact: Asian American Journalist Association, Contact: AAJA Program Coordinator,
1182 Market St, Suite 320, San Francisco, CA 94102, (415) 346-2051, www.aaja.org
Eligibility: Historically underrepresented Asian Pacific Americans Focus: Print,
Broadcast, or Photo Journalism.
Award: $1,500
Deadline: April 7

Cal Dream Scholarship Fund (through Liberty Hill Foundation) (UC Berkeley)
http://www.Iibertyhill.orci/Document.Doc?id=1 9
Year: incoming or current UCB student
Due: April 7th
Award: at least $10,000
Eligibility: Meet the requirements of California Assembly Bill 540 (Nonresident Tuition
Exemption). Be a current or incoming, full-time undergraduate student attending
University of
California, Berkeley. Be the child of Immigrant parents. Be ineligible tor federal and state
financiat aid and demonstrate financial'need. Demonstrate leadership and a commitment
to service or activism on.campus or in the community.
Region: Attending UC Berkeley

Minoru Yasui Memorial Scholarship Award
Contact: AAJA, 182 Market Street, Suite 320, San Francisco, CA 94102, (415) 346-
2051, Fax: 415 346-6343 Email: National@aaja.org, www.aaja.org
Eligibility: Asian American male broadcaster Focus: Print, Broadcast, or Photo
Journalism
Award: $1,000
Deadline: April 7

Virginia Smith Trust Scholarship
Amount: varies
Deadline: April 15, 2011
Criteria: must have attended public high school in city of merced for a minimum of three
years. New and renewal applicants must have 60 units and/or junior status, and must
applied for admission to public or private institution of high learning, excluding
community or junior colleges, in the state of California
Application process: www.mcoe.org/board/smith/applications

AHBAI
Contact: Fred Luster Sr. Education Foundation c/o AHBAI P.O Box 19510 Chicago, Il


                                            40
60619, Tel: (312) 644-6610 Fax: (312) 321-5194, www.proudlady.org/scholar/, e-mail:
AHBAI@SBA.COM
Eligibility: High school seniors planning to major in chemistry, business or engineering,
must be enrolled in a four-year college as freshmen, must have minimum 3.0 GPA, based
on financial need
Award: $250-$500
Deadline: April 15

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, Inc.
Contact: 911 2nd Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002 (202) 543-1771, (800) 367-5273,
Fax: (202) 546-2143 www.chci.org
Eligibility: Internship. College bound Hispanic high school students as well as
undergraduates. Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. The CHCI also offers a fellowship
program for Hispanic graduate students receiving advanced degrees in public policy or
policy-related areas. It ranges from aides in congressional offices to assistants in the
White House and government agencies and private sector corporations. The CHCI also
offers financial assistance by dialing (800) EXCELDC. The Institute provides Hispanic
students with access to more than fourteen
hundred sources of scholarships, fellowship & internships in a broad range of academic
fields.
Amount: Fellows: $1550/month + paid room and board. Interns: $2000 for 8-week term
Deadline: April 16

National AMBUCS Scholarship for Therapists
Contact: National Scholarship Committee AMBUCS Resource Center, PO Box 5127
High Point, NC 27262(336)869-2166, Fax: (336) 887-8451, www.ambucs.com, e-mail:
ambucs@ambucs.com
Eligibility: Physical, Occupational, Speech Language Pathology, and hearing audiology
Award: Contact for details from $500-$1,500 per year
Deadline: April 15

Duracell/National Urban League Scholarship, The
Contact: Denise Wooten, National Urban League Scholarship Programs, 120 Wall Street,
New York, NY 10005, (888) 839-0467, www.nul.org/scholarships.html or
www.thekaul.org/youth.htm
Eligibility: Open to minority students focusing in engineering, sales, marketing, finance,
and business
Citizenship: Not a requirement
Award: $10,000
Deadline: April 15

Academy Fellowships
Contact: Hydee Diaz, The Greenling Institute, 785 Market St., Third floor, San
Francisco, CA 20003, (415) 284-7200 www.greenlining.org
Eligibility: Students must have completed their undergraduate studies
and be enrolled in or preparing for graduate studies in Public Policy or a related field.



                                             41
Award: Contact for details;
Deadline: April 15

Gloria and Joseph Mattera National
http://www.migrant.net/migrant/sch-mattera.htm
Award: amount: $150-$500
 Requirements: must be entering or enrolled in college or other types of post-secondary
programs, high school dropouts or potential dropouts and have a Migrant background.
For more information call to write.
Scholarship Fund for Migrant Children
Geneseo Migrant Center
27 Lackawanna Avenue
Mt. Morris, New York 14510
(585) 658-7960
Toll Free: (800) 245-5681
Deadline: April 19


Association for Women in Architecture Scholarship
Contact: 386 Beech Avenue, www.awala.org or Wendy (310) 893-7231
Eligibility: This scholarship is for females that have completed at least one full year of
college course work. Applicants must be majoring, or planning to major, in an
architecture related field, which includes Interior Design/Architecture, Environmental
Design, or Urban and/or Planning/Design.
Award: $250-$1,000
Deadline: April 24

Junior State Statesman Foundation (Summer School), The
Contact: 400 South El Camino, Suite 300, San Mateo, Calif. 94402, (800) 334-5353,
Fax: (650) 347-7200
www.jsa.org, e-mail: Jsa@jsa.org
Eligibility: High school student who will not be graduating before summer school.
Decision is based on academic achievement, leadership ability, and interest in politics or
government. Students
meet and question headline figures from government and politics such as the President,
his cabinet, House and Senate leaders, Justices of the Supreme Court, journalists, and
members of the diplomatic corps.
Award: Contact for details
Deadline: April 27

Summer Research Program for Undergraduate Students
Contact: Dick Wise, UCLA, P.O. Box 951419, Los Angeles CA 90095-1419, (310) 206-
2182 or (310) 825-4321 ext. 53621, www.ucla.edu
Eligibility: Open to undergraduate students focusing in science and biomedical science.
Award: $300 a week
Deadline: Late April



                                             42
Tylenol Scholarships
Contact: Citizens' Scholarship Foundation of America, Inc., 1505 Riverview Road, P.O.
Box 88, St. Peter, MN
56082 http://scholarship.tylenol.com/,Tylenol® Scholarship
Eligibility: Student must be an undergraduate or graduate with at least one more year of
education remaining. The applicant must demonstrate leadership in their community and
school, and intend on majoring in a health-related field.
Awards: Ten $10,000 awards and 150 $1,000 Awards
Deadline: April 30

                                          May
IDEAL Scholars (through Level Playing Field Institute) (UC Berkeley)
http://wwwipfl.orq/educationhideal.html
Year: Incoming college freshman or junior transfer
Due: May
Award: Averages $8,500 a year
Eligibility: This is invite only. Accepted to UC Berkeley for fall or spring 2009, must be
Black/African-American, Chicano/Latino or Native American, must reside in one of the
following seven Bay Area counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Mann, San Francisco, San
Mateo, Santa Ciara or Solano, must be able to demonstrate student financial need.
Region: Bay Area (7 counties)

Berkeley Student Foundation (IJC Berkeley)
http://berkeleystudentfoundation.org/aply.html
Year: Incoming college freshman or junior transfer
Due: May
Award: $1,000
Eligibility: Candidates tor scholarship must belong to one of the following under-
represented ethnic categories (according to the standards set by the University of
California): African American, Native American, Chican@/Latin@, Southeast Asian,
Pacific lslander/Filipino, Multiethnic (at least one parent must be a member of one of the
aforementioned groups)
Region: Attending UC Berkeley

Cal Dream Scholarship Fund (through Liberty Hill Foundation) (UC Berkeley)
http://www.libertyhill .org/Document.Doc?id=19
Year: incoming or current UCB student
Due: May
Award: at least $10,000
Eligibility: Meet the requirements of California Assembly Bill 540 (Nonresident Tuition
Exemption). Be a current or incoming, full-time undergraduate student attending
University of
California, Berkeley. Be the child of immigrant parents. Be ineligible for federal and state
financial aid and demonstrate financial need. Demonstrate Ieadership and a commitment


                                            43
to service or activism on campus or in the community.
Region: Attending UC Berkeley

Kaiser Permanente Latino Association of Northern California (KPLA)
Year: High school senior
Due: May
Eligibility: Latino student interested in a career in health care (including ctinical and non
- cilnical services, such as medicine, nursing, pharmacy, business services, human
resources, information technology, marketing, etc.).
Notes: Email Antonio.Wonqkp.orq for application.
Region: Undefined

Los Hermanos de Stanford
http://www.stanford.edu/group/hermanos/
Year: High school senior
Due: May
Award: 2 awards of $800 each
Eligibility: Latino students who are committed to academic excellence, community
service, and cultural awareness. Financial need it taken into account.
Notes: Do not have to apply to or gain admission to Stanford to be eligible.
Region: Undefined

Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarship - Positive Coaching Alliance
http://www.positivecoach.org/scholarship/application.aspx
Year: High school junior
Due: May
Eligibility: Student-athletes at schools in the counties of: Alameda, Contra Costa, Mann,
Sacramento, San Francisco, San Mateo, and Santa Clara.
Notes: Cannot save application so should print it out to work on it and then cut-and-paste
answers into the online form.
Region: Alameda, Contra Costa, Mann, Sacramento, San Francisco, San Mateo, and
Santa Clara counties

Sears Craftsman Scholarship
Contact: Tiffany Bonham, Sears Craftsman's Scholarship, NHRA Youth & Educational
Service, 2035 Financial Way Glendora, CA 91740, (626) 250-2208, www.nhra.com
Eligibility: Available for high school seniors of any age, race, ethnic origin, or personal
belief. Student must have a 2.0 GPA or above and plan on attending a 2 yr. or 4 yr.
college or trade/technical school.
Award: varies; Deadline: May 1

 American Dental Hygienists Association, Institute for Oral Health Minority
Scholarship
Contact: (514) 486-2700 www.oda.org e-mail: dentist@oda.org
Eligibility: Full-time under-represented minorities
(Native American, Hispanic, African American, and Asian males) in dental



                                             44
undergraduate hygiene program.
Minimum 3.0 GPA. Showing financial need and accredited program. Call to request
more information.
Award: $1,500-$2,000
Deadline: May 1
Lambda Theta Nu Sorority, Inc. Latina Scholarship Award
Contact: La Mesa Directiva ,Lambda Theta Nu Sorority, Inc., 1220 Rosecrans 543, San
Diego, CA 92106 e-mail: chair@lambdathetanu.org www.lambdathetanu.org
Eligibility: Latina pursuing her education at an accredited college or university. No
specific major is required. All California chapters award money each year. Contact the
chapter closest to you for further info.
Award: $200- $1,000 Multiple scholarships awarded yearly.
Deadline: May 1

Graduate Equity Fellowship Award
Contact: Fellowship Coordinator, California State University, P.O. Box 6804, Fullerton,
CA 92634 (714) 278-3125 www.fullerton.edu
Eligibility: All graduate students, especially from underrepresented groups including,
Black, Mexican-American, Puerto Rican, Central or South American, American Indian,
Filipino, Pacific Islander, and men and women in underrepresented majors as well as the
disabled, are eligible for this fellowship. Full time graduate students with graduate degree
objectives, residents of California, with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and displaying financial
need are welcomed to apply. This award is available throughout the California State
University system.
Award: $2500 (14 awards given)
Deadline: May 1

California Association of Realtors Scholarship
Contact: Mary Martinez, 525 S. Virgil Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90020, (213)739-8200,
Fax: 213-480-7724 www.car.org
Eligibility: This scholarship is for graduates and undergraduates attending either a two-
year or
four-year college or university, pursuing a degree in a real estate related field. Applicant
must be a resident of California.
Citizenship: Not a requirement
Award: $1,000 for a two-year college and $2,000 for four-year college or university
Deadline: May 7

American Institute of Chemical AIChE Minority Scholarship Awards for Incoming
Freshmen
Contact: Phone: (646) 495-1333. Email: awards@aiche.org. Website: www.aiche.org
Eligibility: Must be member of a minority group underrepresented in chemical
engineering, i.e., African-American, Hispanic, Native American, and Alaska Native.
Must be high school senior planning to enroll the following year in a four-year college or
university offering a science/engineering degree. Recipients encouraged to choose classes
leading to a degree in chemical engineering



                                             45
Award: $1,000
Deadline: May 15

Another Large Production Creative Excellence Scholarship
Contact: PROMAX Foundation, 9000 W. Sunset Blvd, Suite 900, Los Angeles, CA
90069, (310) 789-1521 Fax: (310) 788-7616, www.promax.tv/main.asp
Eligibility: College sophomores, juniors and seniors, must be
seeking a degree in marketing and promotions, must submit transcript and brief personal
statement.
Award: $5,000
Deadline: May 15
                                         June
Nordstrom Scholarship Program
http://phx.corporate-ir. net/phoenix.zhtml?c=2 11 996&p=respscholarship
 Year: High school Junior
Due: June
Award: $10.000 over four years paid directly to the college
Eligibility: Involvement in school activities and financial need for college GPA
throughout high school.
Notes: Application available at Nordstrom.
Region: Undefined

MAGAF Scholarship
Contact: Scholarship Coordinator, 405 North San Fernando Road, Los Angeles, CA
90031
Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum of a 2.5 GPA and pursuing a degree in a
business related field. College sophomores, juniors, and seniors may apply. Contact them
for further information
Award: Varies
Deadline: June

Palpung Lungtok Choeling
http://www.palpunq.com/scholarship/
Year: High school Senior
Due: June
Award: $1,000
Eligibility: Bay Area US resident with combined family income of <$40,000 who has
been accepted to a 4-year college.
Region: Bay Area

SALEF Fulfilling Our Dreams Scholarship Fund
http://www.salef.org/c fulfilling. htm
Year: High school senior and current college
Due: June



                                           46
Collegiate investors composition
Amount: $25,000, $15,000, or $10,000
Deadline: June 1
Details: undergraduate or graduates applying for this award must invent something that is
patentable and not currently available to the public. Judges look for the invention that is
not only the most original, but also of the most value to society.
Submit your inventions individually or in a team of up to four, but only one prize is
awarded per entry. The grand prize winner will receive $25,00, one Graduate Collegiate
inventors Composition prize of $15,000, and one Undergraduate Collegiate Inventors
Composition prize of $15,000, and one Undergraduate Collegiate Inventors Composition
prize of $10,000.
For more information:
invent.org/collegiat

The Lucille and Edward R. Roybal Foundation
Contact: The Lucille and Edward R. Roybal Foundation, 5253 E. Beverly Blvd., Los
Angeles, CA 90022, (323) 725-3960
Eligibility: 1. Fill out application found at www.roybalfoundation.org, 2. Be accepted to
an accredited college or university and seeking a undergraduate or graduate degree in
Pharmacy, Optometry, Nursing, or Public Health 3. Minimum 2.5 GPA 4. Commitment
to service the interest of low income Latinos and/or other low income communities, and
5. Be in financial need. The Roybal Foundation offers various scholarships, please check
the website for current information and to access the website.
Awards: Vary
Deadline: Postmark June 20th.

Communications Scholarship Fund
Contact: The Directors Office, MALDEF- Mexican American Legal Defense and
Educational Fund, National
Headquarters, 634 South, Los Angeles, CA 90014 (213) 629-2512 www.maldef.org
Eligibility: MALDEF offers scholarships nation-wide to exceptional students pursuing
law or communications degrees. To qualify for the scholarships you must be an
exceptional student with financial need willing to serve the Latino/a community.
Award: Contact for details
Deadline: June 30

Judge Louis Garcia, The; Memorial Scholarship
Contact: MALDEF, The Directors Office, National Headquarters, 634 South, Los
Angeles CA 90014 www.maldef.org
Eligibility: Open to First year Latino/a first year Law students.
Award: $1,000-$5,000
Deadline: June 30

MALDEF Law School Scholarship
Contact: Ruth Zunigas, 634 Spring Street, 11th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90014 (213)
629-2512 Fax: (213) 629-0266 www.maldef.org



                                            47
Eligibility: Hispanic graduate student entering the first, second, or third year of law
school. LSAT
scores and community service will be reviewed.
Award: Contact for details from $2,000 to $6,000
Deadline: June 30

Helena Ruberstein Endowment Scholarship, The
Contact: MALDEF-Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, The
Directors Office, National Headquarters, 634 South, Los Angeles, CA 90014 (213) 629-
2512 www.maldef.org
Eligibility: Open to first year law students focusing in Law or Communications.
Award: $1,000-$5,000
Deadline: June 30

William Randolph Hearst Endowment Scholarship
Contact: The Director’s Office, MALDEF, National Headquarters 634 South, Los
Angeles, CA 90014 (213) 629-2512 www.maldef.org
Eligibility: Open to minority first year law students
Award: $1,000-$5,000
Deadline: June 30

The Matt Garcia Memorial Scholarship
Contact: MALDEF, Director’s office, National Headquarters, 634 South, Los Angeles,
CA 90014 (213) 629-2512
www.maldef.org
Eligibility: Open to first year law students
Award: $1,000-$5,000
Deadline: June 30

Valerie Kantor Memorial Scholarship
Contact: Director’s Office, MALDEF, National Headquarters, 634 South, Los Angeles,
CA 90014 (213) 629-2512
www.maldef.org
Eligibility: Must have completed undergraduate work and be enrolled at a law school.
Award: $3,000-$7,000
Deadline: June 30
                                           July
Mexican American Grocers Association Foundation
Contact: Jackie Solis, 405 North San Fernando Road, Los Angeles, CA 90031 (323) 227-
1565 Fax: (323) 227-6935 www.maga.org e-mail: execoffice@maga.org
Eligibility: Must be of Hispanic descent in college, full time students at, at least the
sophomore level with financial need. Applicants must have at least a 2.5 GPA and must
be majoring in business or a business-related field. Send a self-addressed stamped
envelope to the above address for an application.


                                             48
Award: Varies ($2,000 maximum)
Deadline: July

Migrant Farmworker Baccalaureate Scholarship Committee
http://www.migrant.net/migrant/sch-mfb.htm
Award Amount: Up to $2000, may be renewed up to 3 years.
Deadline: July 1
Criteria: Recent history of movement for agricultural employment, Scholastic
achievement, Financial need , Successful completion of at least one year at an accredited
post-secondary institution
Migrant Farmworker
Baccalaureate Scholarship Committee
Geneseo Migrant Center
27 Lackawanna Avenue
Mt. Morris, New York 14510
(585) 658-7960
Toll Free: (800) 245-5681

Namepa National Minority Scholarship Awards
Contact: Scholarship Chair, Namepa National Scholarship Fund, 1133 W Morse Blvd.
#201, Winter Park, FL 32789, (407) 647-8839, www.namepa.org/pages/awards.htm, e-
mail: namepa@namepa.org
Eligibility: Awards for minorities who are incoming freshmen and undergraduate transfer
students who are majoring engineering. Freshmen must have a minimum GPA of 2.0
and an ACT score of 25 or SAT of 1000. Transfer students must have a minimum GPA
of 3.00.
Award: $1,000
Deadline: July 21

                                       August
 HACE National Scholarship Program
Contact: Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement, 25 E. Washington St., Suite 1500,
Chicago, IL 6060, (312) 435-0498, Fax. 312.435.1494, www.hace-usa.org
Eligibility: Applicants may be undergraduate or graduate
Hispanic students who are enrolled full time (12+ units for undergraduates and 6+ units
for graduates) in an institution of higher learning in the United States. Undergraduates
must have completed at least 12 units of coursework before applying. All applicants must
have at least a 2.5 GPA.
Award: Contact for more information;
Deadline: August

D.A. Weber Scholarship Fund
Contact: California Teacher’s Association, P.O. Box 921, Burlingame, CA 94011 (650)
697-1400, Fax: (650) 568-
7383, www.cta.org
Eligibility: Scholarships are available to members for credential, degree or graduate


                                           49
programs,
in order to receive funds, scholarship recipients will be required to show proof of
registration in an approved
credential or degree program.
Award: $2,000
Deadline: August 15

Institute of Current World Affairs
Contact: Peter Martin, Executive Director, 4545 42nd St. NW suite 311, Washington
DC, 20016, (202) 364-4068 www.icwa.org, e-mail: icwa@valley.net
Eligibility: Fellowship. Students under 36, know English, with varied academic
backgrounds. Write for details Duration: Minimum of 2 years
Deadline: August 21

                                     September
Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship
Contact: Xerox Corporation, 907 Culver Road, Rochester, NY 14609, www.xerox.com
Eligibility: Minority and undergraduate/graduate pursuing technical degrees, must
display academic excellence
Award: $4,000;
Deadline: September 15

l.Ron Hunbard illustrators of the future contest
Amount: $500; grand prize: $4,000
Deadline: awarded quarterly( four deadlines throughout the year): September 30,
december 31, March 31, and June30.
Details: for students gifted in art and interested in fantasy or science fiction.
You must first submit three original science fiction or fantasy illustrations in a black-and-
white medium. Finalists will then receive a story from the L. Ron Hubbard Writers of the
future contest and will need to create an illustration to complement the story. This
illustration will be your entry in Grand Prize composition.
For more information: bmifoundation.org: info@bmifoundation.org

                                       October
Chicano Latino Alumni Association Scholarship (UC Berkeley)
http://berkeleyclac.orci/Documents/ScholarshipApplication2009 .fina l.pdf
Year: Enroliment at UC Berkeley
Due: October
Award: Varies
Eligibility: Latino student, undergraduate enrollment at UC Berkeley, demonstrated
financial need for tuition, books, equipment, and living expenses.
Region: Attending UC Berkeley



                                             50
Kennedy-King Memorial College Scholarship
http://www.kennedyking.org/
Year- students transferring from community college to four-year colleges
Due: October
Award: $ 8,000
Eligibility: Be African-American, Latino, Native American, or of Pacific Islander
decesnt, i.e. a minority group underrepresented at four-year colleges and universities in
California. Be enrolled for the fall semester prior to the award ( or have completed your
course work within the past year) at Diablo Valley, Costra Costa, or Los Medanos
Colleges. Be eligible ( have sufficient and proper units) to transfer to a four-year
institution with junior standing the next fall term( or at the latest the next spring term)
following the awar. Provide evidence of financial need.
Region: Contra Costa county

WTS Undergraduate Scholarship
Contact: Women’s Transportation Seminar, Attn: National Headquarters, One Walnut
Street, wts@engineers.org
Eligibility: Eligible applicants must be women who are pursuing an undergraduate
degree in transportation or a transportation related field (e.g. transportation engineering
planning, finance, or logistics). A minimum 3.0 GPA is required and minority candidates
are encouraged to apply. Applications must be submitted first to a local chapter (see
website or contact for more information), where the local chapter will forward selected
applications for
consideration at the national level. Financial need is not considered.
Award: $1,500
Deadline: Applications must be submitted to a local chapter by October 8



                                     November
Supreme Court Fellows Program
Contact: Administrative Director, Supreme Court Fellows Program, Supreme Court of
the United States One First Street, N.E., Washington, D.C. 20543, (202) 479-3415,
www.fellows.supremecourtus.gov
Eligibility: At least one postgraduate degree; two or more years in professional
experience with a record of high
achievement; multi-disciplinary training, including familiarity with the judicial system.
Amount: $98,000
Deadline: November

Achievement Award Program (UC Berkeley)
http://aiumni.berkeley.edu/Students/Scholarships and AwardsfTAAP/main .asp
Year: Incoming college freshman or junior transfer
Due: Submit UCB application (due in November), apply for AAP online after submitting
application'
Award: Up to $6,000 and a laptop


                                             51
Eligibility: Full-time enrollment at UC Berkeley. Minimum 3.0 unweighted GPA. Gross
family income of $86,000 or less. California resident as defined by the AB 540
guidelines. Submit a UC Berkeley application for Fall 2009/Spring 2010 enrollment.
Submit a Statement of Intent to Register (SIR) to UC Berkeley by June 1, 2009.
Region:. Attending UC Berkeley

Junior Summer Institute at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International
Affairs, Princeton
University Princeton University from June 12 to August 1
Contact: www.wws.princeton.edu/jsi
Eligibility: Open to students of color in their junior year of undergraduate study with a
strong interest in public service and a career in domestic public policy or international
affairs. Award: Will fund entire cost of tuition, housing, meals and transportation plus
$1,000 stipend
Deadline: November 1

Science Talent Search Scholarship
Contact: Kimberly Stafford, William Saunders, Science Service, Inc., 1719 N. Street,
NW , Washington, DC. 20036 www.sciserv.org, e-mail: sciedu@sciserv.org, (202) 785-
2255
Eligibility: High school seniors. Submit a written report or an independent research
report in science, mathematics or engineering. Must request entry form from science
service in mid-August.
Award: $5,000-$100,000
Deadline: November

Women and Minority Engineering Program, The
Contact: University of California, Irvine, 111 Engineering & Computing Trailer, Irvine
CA 92967-2750, (949) 824-5011 www.uci.edu
Eligibility: Open to undergraduate minority and female students focusing in engineering.
Award: Contact for details according to program
Deadline: November 1

“Future of California Scholarship” - Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of
Los Angeles (CHIRLA)
http://chirla.org/files/CHIRLA%20scholarship_0.pdf

Due: November 1st ( extended to November 30th )
Award: Two (2) $500 awards
Requirements: Must show proof of acceptance into an university in order to receive the
scholarship money.
Region: Undefined

Western Union Foundation Family Scholarship
http://foundation.westernunion.com/ourProgramsScholarships.html
Year: Age 18 or older



                                           52
Due: November 9
Award: $ 1,000
Eligibility: The Family Scholarship Program is intended to help two members of the
same family move up the economic development ladder through education. Applicants
must be two members of the same family. All applicants must be age 18 or older.
Country of origin for at least one of the applicants must be outside the United States.
Region: undefined
Notes: Scholarships may be used for tuition for college/university education language
acquisition classes.

CSU Fresno Scholarship Fund
Contact: California State University, Fresno, 5150 N. Maple, Fresno CA 93740, (559)
278-6572,
www.csufresno.edu
Eligibility: Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA and be full-time students.
Award: $100- $2,200
Deadline: November 30

American Political Science Association
Contact: Ricky Feaster, 1527 New Hampshire Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20036, (202)
483-2512, Fax: (202) 483-2657 www.apsanet.org/, E-Mail: apsa@apsanet.org
Eligibility: Fellowship. Chicano and Latino students wishing to earn a Ph.D. in political
science.
Amount: $6,000
Deadline: November 30

                                    December
Kaiser Media Internships in Urban Health Reporting
Contact: Penny Duckham Executive, The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, 2400 Sand
Hill Rd., Menlo Park, CA 94025, (650) 854-9400, www.kff.org , Keyword : internships,
e-mail: pduckham@kff.org
Eligibility: Minorities, Graduating Journalism Students, Focus: Health Reporting,
Area Served: National
Award: $6,000(minimum)
Deadline: December

HSF College Scholarship Program
Contact: Southern California Regional Office, 125 Paseo de la Plaza, First Floor, Mailing
Address: P.O. Box 862252 Los Angeles, CA 90012, (213) 687-4500, Fax: 213-687-1025,
www.hsf.net , e-mail: scholar1@hsf.net
Eligibility: Applicant must be of Hispanic heritage with a minimum 3.0 GPA in at least
12 units. Scholarship info can be downloaded from the HSF website.
Award: $1,000-$5,000
Deadline: December


                                           53
Pitzer College
http:I/www.pitzer.eduladmissionlappiyinQlforms applications.asp
Year: High school senior
Due: December (nomination), January (application)
Award: Based on financiaf need
Eligibility: Students must be nominated. Must not be a permanent resident or citizen of
the USA, be born in a Latin American country, have attended a California high school for
all four
years, have achieved a supenior academic record (minimum academic GPA of 3.7).while
taking a challenging academic program, have actively participated in the community
through activities that demonstrate community service, leadership and/or talent (e.g.,
visual or performing arts, math, science, writing, etc.), embody the four core values of
Pitzer College (Social Responsibility, Interdisciplinary Learning, Student Autonomy, and
Intercultural Understandirig). Scholarship is renewable for three additional years
provided that the recipient earns a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 at Pitzer College.
Notes: Submit completed application Common Application and the Pitzer College
Supplöment to The Comrnon Application
Region: Attending Pitzer College

HSF High School Scholarship Program
Contact: Hispanic Scholarship Fund, 55 Second Street, Suite 1500, San Francisco, CA
94105, www.hsf.net , email: highschool@hsf.net
Eligibility: Must be Hispanic graduating senior with minimum 3.0 GPA planning to
enroll full-time in degree-seeking U.S. program.
Award: $1,000-$5,000
Deadline: December 15


Ellen & Federico Jimenez Scholarship
Contact: MALDEF, Ellen & Federico Jimenez Scholarship Program, 634 South Spring
Street, 11th Floor Los Angeles, CA 90014, (213) 629-2515 www.maldef.org
Eligibility: Immigrant students who do not qualify for government Financial Aid. Must
be enrolled by fall 2004 of selected universities, students must live in CA or TX and be
eligible for in-state tuition.
Award: $2,000.00 (one time award)
Deadline: December 16

Comcast Scholarship
http://www.comcast.com/corporate/about/inthecommunity/scholarships/leadersandachiev
ers.html
Year:

                            Variation Deadlines


                                           54
Berrien Frages Thorn Arts Scholarship for Migrant Farmworkers
http://www.migrant.net/migrant/sch-thorn.htm
Award Amount: $500-$2500
Deadline: Varies, check website
Criteria: Must demonstrate interest in pursuing the development of their talent in Visual
and Performing arts. Must be at least 16 years of age, have a history of movement to
obtain agriculture related work, does not need to be enrolled in school.
Arts Scholarship Committee
Geneseo Migrant Center
27 Lackawanna Avenue
Mt. Morris, New York 14510
(585) 658-7960
Toll Free: (800) 245-5681

Target All-Around Scholarships
Contact: www.target.com
Eligibility: Recipients of this award are chosen by an independent organization, not by
Target employees. They base their decision on the student’s volunteer record, an essay on
volunteer service, and an appraisal form filled out by a volunteer supervisor. The
minimum GPA is 2.0 and preference is given to students living an area where a Target
store is located. Must be under the age of 24.
Award: Varies
Deadline: Contact for details

Summer Journalism Internship for Minorities
Contact: School of Journalism and Mass Communications, University of South Carolina,
Columbia, SC 29208, (803) 777-4104, Fax: (803) 777-4103, www.jour.sc.edu/
Eligibility: Minority undergraduate students completing their junior year and are
interested in a career in journalism or mass communications. Starts June 11
Award: Tuition+ $200 per week stipend
Deadline: Contact for details

Hispanic Journalist: NAHJ House Scholarship Program
Contact: www.nahj.org
Eligibility: Must be rising junior or senior in college. Must be pursuing a career as
English-language newspaper or print reporter, editor, photographer, graphic artist/page
designer, or online journalist
Citizenship: Not a requirement
Award: Up to $5,000
Deadline: In the Spring

AT&T Engineering Scholarship Program
Contact: AT&T Bell Laboratories, University Relations, 600 Mountain Ave., Room 3D
304, Murray Hill, NJ 07974
www.lucent.com/contact (908) 949-2940
Eligibility: College seniors pursuing a PhD degree in science discipline may apply for the



                                           55
Cooperative Research Fellowship Program.
Award: Provides living stipend of $13,200 and covers tuition
Deadline: Contact for details

Cooperative Research Fellowship
Contact: AT&T Bell Labs, 1505 Riverview Road, PO Box 297, St. Peter, MN 56082
www.lucent.com
Eligibility: Women and minority college seniors applying to graduate school pursuing
disciplines found on scholarship website.
Award: Full tuition + $18,250 in stipends and allotments
Deadline: Contact for details

Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs
Contact: S.A. Stone, Program Director, 811 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1025, Los
Angeles, CA 90017 (213) 623-
1234 ext. 16, www.coro.org , e-mail: crodriguez@coro.org
Eligibility: A bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience, postgraduate experience
is desirable. The program is a full time, graduate level program in public affairs that
offers hands on training in setting the public agenda, experiential learning and making
creative and ethical decisions.
Award: Contact for detail
Deadline: Contact for details

The Wells Fargo College STEPS Scholarship Program
Amount: (100) $1000
Criteria: Win scholarship by signing up online
Application Process: Sign at
www.wellsfargo.com/student/planning/started/scholarships/steps.jhtml
Deadline: Ongoing

                         Other Scholarship Lists
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard's List (for US and Non-US citizens):
http://roybal-allard.house.gov/UploadedFiles/2008_Scholarship_Guide.pdf
Comprehensive, 50-page list includes scholarships available to both US and non-US
citizens.
Scholarships are categorized by deadline, and indicate whether citizenship is a
requirement or not.

East Bay Consortium Scholarship Directory
http://eastbayconsortium.org/index.php?s=92
Excellent list of regional scholarships available to Bay Area students.

Searchable database of merit aid at each college:
http://www.meritaid.org (contact colleges individually to find out their policies about
awarding merit


                                            56
scholarships to undocumented students)

Scholarship SCAMS:
http://www.studentaid.ed.gov/PORTALSWebApp/students/english/lsa.jsp

Latino Medical Student Association
http://lmsa.net/

Kennedy-King Memorial College Scholarship
http://www.kennedyking.org/

MALDEF
http://www.maldef.org/assets/pdf/Scholarship_List_2010_2011.pdf

Educators for Fair Consideration
http://e4fc.org/studentresources/scholarshiplists.html




                                            57

				
DOCUMENT INFO
Shared By:
Categories:
Tags:
Stats:
views:23
posted:3/21/2012
language:English
pages:57
yaohongm yaohongm http://
About