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www.scholarships.com
www.collegenet.com
www.freschinfo.com
www.collegezone.com
www.petersons.com/finaid
www.nextstudent.com/schoarship-search.asp
www.studentscholarshipsearch.com
www.scholarshipexperts.com

Scholarship Listings by Category: Students with Disabilities, Minority
Student, Clinical Concentration, LGBTQ, Regional, General, International
Students, Women Only, and Interest Based.


Scholarships for Students with Disabilities
1. Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf Scholarship Program
College Scholarship Program
3417 Volta Place, NW
Washington, DC 20002
www.agbell.org

Applicants must be auditory-oral students born with a profound hearing loss or a severe hearing
loss and must have experienced such a loss before acquiring language.
Scholarships range from $1,000 to $10,000.

2. National Federation of the Blind Scholarships
805 Fifth Avenue
Grinnell, IA 50112
(515) 236-3366
www.nfb.org

Awards a broad array of scholarships to recognize achievement by blind scholars. All applicants
for these scholarships must be (a) legally blind (b) must be residing in the United State, the
District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico (c) pursuing or planning to pursue a full-time post-
secondary course of study in the United States, except that one scholarship may be given to a
full-time employee also attending school part-time and (d) must participate in the entire NFB
national convention and all scheduled scholarship program activities. The scholarship award is
$3,000-$12,000. Deadline: March 31, 2009

3. Ethel Louise Armstrong Foundation Scholarship


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The ELA Scholarship provides financial assistance to women with physical disabilities who are
enrolled in a college or university graduate program in the United States. The scholarship award
is $500-$2000. Contact http://www.ela.org/scholarships/scholarships_process.html

4. Veterans Benefit Program (V-30)
New York State Higher Education Services Corp.
99 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12255
www.hesc.com
(Click on military corner and then on Veterans’ related sites)


Minority Student Scholarships

1. Agnes Jones Jackson Scholarship
NAACP
4805 Mt. Hope Drive
Baltimore, MD 21215
(410) 358-8900
www.aie.org/scholarships/detail.cfm

Provides $1,500 - $2,500 stipends to members of the
NAACP, under 25, and are U.S citizens. Deadline is March 31st of each year.

2. American Indian Graduate Center
4520 Montgomery Blvd., NE, Suite 1-B
Albuquerque, NM 87109-1291
(505) 881-4584 Fax: (505) 884-0427
www.aigc.com

Offers graduate fellowships for American Indian and Alaskan Native students. Must be an
enrolled member of a federally recognized American Indian tribe, Alaskan Native group or ¼
degree Indian blood who is in need of financial aid and has applied for federal financial and
campus based aid. The applicant must be a fulltime student pursuing a masters or PHD Deadline:
June 2nd

3. Aspira Association
Grant Vital
1444 Eye Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 835-3600 Fax: (202) 223-1253
www.aspira.org

Awards are geared towards Puerto Rican and Latino Students. Also has links for many other
minority scholarships.


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4. Association of American Indian Affairs (AAIA)
Scholarship Program
245 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10016
212-689-8720
www.indian-affairs.org
Scholarships range from $100 to $5,000. Information available for the 2009-2010 school year in
March, 2009.

5. Bois Forte Reservation
Tribal Council
PO Box 16
Nett Lake, MN 55772
(218) 757-3261
http://www.boisforte.com/divisions/education.htm
The maximum amount of scholarship funding for graduate students is $6,250 per academic year.

6. Bureau of Indian Affairs
18th and C Street, NW
Washington, DC 20240
http://www.doi.gov/bia/
Offers graduate fellowships for Native Americans.

7. Carl A. Scott Memorial Fund
Council on Social Work Education
1600 Duke Street, Suite 300
Alexandria, VA 22314
Tel. 703-683-60880 Fax 703-683-8099
http://www.cswe.org/CSWE/

Available to students from ethnic groups of color (African-American, American Indian,
Asian-American, Mexican-American, and Puerto Rican) who are in their last year of study for a
social work degree in a program accredited by CSWE. Two Scholarships available in the
amounts of $500 each.

8. Comision Femenil Mexicana
Nacional Scholarship Program
379 South Loma Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90017
http://www.maldef.org/education/c_scholarships.cfm?ID=41
Provides scholarships based on financial need to Latina women.

9. The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute
A nonprofit group established in 1978 dedicated to the development of Hispanic leaders,
CHCI offers a Scholarship Connection service.
(800)EXCEL-DC (202) 543-1771


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www.chci.org

10. HIAS Scholarship Awards
Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society
333 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10001-5004
(212) 967-4100 Fax: (212) 967-4483
e-mail: info@hias.org

For HIAS-assisted refugees and their children who arrived in the United States. Only those
students who immigrated to the U.S. after Jan 1, 1992 are eligible. Applications available online
at http://hias.org/scholarships/apply

11. Indian Health Service Scholarship Program (IHSSP)
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Indian Health Service
801 Thompson Ave, Suite 120
Rockville, MD 20852
(301) 443-6197 Fax: (301) 443-6048
www.ihs.gov

12. Jackson Graduate Fellowship Program
Awards tuition stipends to NAACP members who are full-time graduate students and under the
age of 25. Contact Alexandra Dugger in the education department at (410)580-
5760 for more information on this or other NAACP scholarships.

13. Japanese American Citizens League (JACL)
www.jacl.org
Offers scholarships to Americans of Japanese ancestry who is a JACL member. You can obtain
an application or brochure from the website.

14. J.P.T.A.
American Indian Community House
708 Broadway, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10003
(212) 598-0100 Fax: (212) 598-4909
http://www.aich.org/

15. Kosciuszko Foundation
Grants Office
15 East 65th Street
New York, NY 10021-6595
www.kosciuszkofoundation.org

Funding opportunities available to Polish & American graduate and post-graduate students.



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16. Makarios Scholarship Fund Committee
Cyprus Children's Fund Inc.
13 East 40th Street
New York, NY 10016
(212) 696-4590 Fax: (212) 532-9640
http://www.cyprus-childrensfund.org/board.html

For more information contact Kyriaki S. Christodoulou
Applicants must be of Greek Cypriot origin, maintaining residence in Cyprus. Applicant must be
attending school on a full-time basis.

17. National Association of Black Social Workers
Scholarship Committee
2305 Martin Luther King Ave. S.E.
Washington D.C. 20020
www.nabsw.org

18. National Association of Puerto Rican Social Workers
P.O. Box 651
Brentwood, NY 11717
(631) 231-1564
www.naprhsw.com

19. Lulac Scholarship Program
Lulac National Educational Services, Inc.
Department of Scholarship Inquiries
1133 20th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 408-0060
www.lulac.org

This community based scholarship program awards to outstanding Hispanic students in
communities served by participating councils of LULAC.

20. National Hispanic Scholarship Fund
55 Second Street, Suite 1500
San Francisco, CA 94104
1-877-HSF-INFO (1-877-473-4636) Fax: (415) 808-2302
http://www.hsf.net/

21. National Italian American Foundation
1860 Nineteenth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009
(202)387-6000
www.niaf.org



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Scholarships for students of Italian descent, awards range from $2,000 - $12,000.

22. Ruth M. Batson Educational Foundation
250 Cambridge Street
Suite 701
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 742-1070
E-mail: dao5753@aol.com

Offers awards to African American students based on high financial need. The
Foundation also provides emergency grants to African-American students who need special
assistance to remain in school. Interested students are expected to submit supportive documents
regarding financial need, character, scholastic and extra-curricular achievements. - Applicants
should submit a written request for an application. Grants range between $500 and $1,500.
Deadline: June 30; Applications must be received by the end of June prior to entering the
academic program.

23. Hebrew Free Loan Society
205 East 42nd Street
Suite 1318
New York, NY 10017
(212) 687-0188
http://www.hfls.org/index.html
Deadline: April 2009

24. United Methodist Church HANA Scholarships
Board of Higher Education and Ministry
Division of Higher Education United Methodist Church
PO Box 871
Nashville, TN 37202
www.gbhem.org

Applicants must be born of Hispanic, Asian or Native-American Parentage (at least one parent),
be a full, active member of a local United Methodist Church, be a citizen or permanent resident
of the US, identify with his/her particular ethnic community and have career goals related to the
empowerment of that community. Deadline: April 1st

25. William Randolph Hearst
The Nonprofit Sector Research Fund, a grant making program of the Aspen Institute in
Washington DC, annually offers the William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship.
The scholarship, which is based on academic excellence and need, is open to both undergraduate
and graduate students who are members of minority groups. The Hearst
Scholar serves as a summer intern with the Fund. Through this program, the Fund seeks to
introduce a diverse group of students to issues relating to philanthropy, voluntarism, and
nonprofit organizations. Recipients may arrange with their colleges or universities to receive
academic credit for this experience.


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Activities:
       In his or her summer internship, the Hearst Scholar undertakes general research and
program support for the Fund’s grant making and outreach efforts.
Requirements:
       The ideal candidate for this scholarship is a highly motivated continuing graduate or
undergraduate student from an underrepresented community. She or he should have an excellent
academic record and also have the following:
       1. Outstanding research skills;
       2. A background in the social sciences or humanities;
       3. Excellent writing and communication skills;
       4. Demonstrated financial need; and
       5. American citizenship.

         The student must be able to intern for 10-12 weeks full-time during the summer at the
Washington, DC, office of the Aspen Institute. All travel and housing costs must be covered by
the student.
Scholarship Stipend: A scholarship grant of between $2,500 and $5,000 will be awarded,
depending on the recipient’s educational level, financial need, and time commitment.
Application Procedure:
         There is no application form for this scholarship. A letter of interest, resume, transcript, a
letter from the appropriate college or university financial aid officer certifying demonstrated
financial need, and two letters of reference should be sent to: Net Site:
http:// www.nonprofitresearch.org
E-mail: jill.blackford@aspeninstitute.org; Phone #: 202.736.5855; Fax #: 202.293.0525
Address: The Aspen Institute
One Dupont Circle, Suite 700
Washington DC, 20036

26. Consuelo W. Gosnell Memorial MSW Scholarship
For more information contact:
NASW Foundation
Executive Office
750 First St., NE, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20002-4241
(202) 408-8600 Ext. 504
Website: www.naswfoundation.org Email: naswfoundation@naswdc.org

Up to 10 scholarships in amounts ranging from $1,000 - $4,000 will be awarded for the 2009-
2010 academic year. Gosnell Memorial MSW Scholarships are awarded for one academic year
to students who have demonstrated a commitment to working with, or who have a special
affinity with American Indian/Alaskan Native or Hispanic/Latino populations in the United
States. Candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to working with public or voluntary
nonprofit agencies or with local grassroots groups in the United States are also eligible. Students
must be an NASW member and have applied to or have been accepted into an accredited MSW
program (payment of the award will be contingent on the full admission of the candidate into the
program). In addition, students must have the potential for completing an MSW program and

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have a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or above. Students enrolled in a master of social work
(MSW) program for more than one year may reapply to the Foundation for part or all of a second
year. Applications for the 2009-2010 fellowship and scholarship awards will be accepted
January 5, 2009-March 13, 2009.

27. Graduate Fellowships Programs
The Wexner Foundation
158 W. Main Street
PO Box 668
New Albany, OH 43054
(614) 939-6060
www.wexnerfoundation.org

Requires career commitment to Jewish communal service, Deadline: February 1

28. Native American Scholarship Fund, Inc.
8200 Mountain Rd. N.E., Suite 203
Albuquerque, NM 87110
(505) 262-2351 Fax (505) 262-0534
e-mail: nasf@nasf.com


Applicants must be one quarter Indian blood quantum and a member of a federally recognized,
state recognized, or terminated tribe. Grants and loans are available through two separate award
programs; call for information pamphlet.
Deadline: April 15 (Fall); September 15 (Spring); March 15 (Summer)

29. Professional Education Network Scholarship (PENS)
Wiener Educational Center
Professional Education Network Scholarship (PENS) Provides financial assistance for Jewish
students interested in Jewish communal service. Provides up to $4000 for MSW students per
year in any area of social work practice (clinical, group, community, social policy,
administration). Students who apply for their first year may receive a maximum scholarship
amount of $8,000 for both years of study.

The scholarship requires that both years of student internship take place in a UJA-Federation
network agency. Students applying in their second year must complete a one year internship in
one of UJA-Federation's agencies. All recipients of must also commit to working within the
UJA-Federation network of agencies for two years after graduation. A list of UJA-Federation
agencies can be found on the website: www.ujafedny.org under publications.

Students must have financial need to be eligible for the PENS. Applicants are required to submit
copies of their most recent tax returns or a FAFSA application.
Contact: Shelley Horwitz, Educational Coordinator
212-836-1611; fax 212-755-9183
email: horwitzs@ujafedny.org

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30. Raquel Marquez Frankel Scholarship Fund
Mexican American Women's National Association
1725 K Street, NW
Suite 501
Washington, DC 20006
(202) 833-0060
www.hermana.org

Offered to assist Hispanic women students. -Awards range from $200 to $1,000. -Applicants are
strongly encouraged to obtain a letter of sponsorship from a local MANA chapter or from
another Hispanic community organization and must be committed to Hispanic women's progress
and development, and contribute to the local/national Hispanic community. Eligibility criteria
include (1) commitment to Hispanic development; (2) contribution to the local/national Hispanic
community and/or issues; (3) personal qualities and strengths; (4) demonstration of overcoming
unique obstacles in obtaining education; (5) academic achievement; (6) financial need; and (7)
letter of recommendation. -You must send a self-addressed stamped envelope to receive the
application. Deadline: April 1st.

31. The Donation Committee
Shakopee Mdewakanton
Sioux Community
2330 Sioux Trail NW
Prion Lake, MN 55372
(612) 445-8900

Applicants should submit a written request to the Donation Committee including amount they
are asking for and how the funding will be used.

32. Tribal Elders Business Committee
Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation
PO Box 3060
Mashantucket, CT 06339
Attn: Tribal Elders Program Loretta E. Libby, Director

33. Verne LaMarr Lyons Memorial MSW Scholarship
For more information contact:
Net Site: http://www.naswfoundation.org Email: naswfoundation@naswdc.org
NASW Foundation
Executive Office
750 First Street, NE, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20002-4241
Phone #: (202) 408-8600 ext. 504

One scholarship, up to $1,000, will be awarded in the 2009-2010 academic year to a MSW
student who has interest and/or demonstrated ability in health/mental health practice and a
commitment to working in Africa American communities. Students must be an NASW member

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and have applied to or have been accepted into an accredited MSW Program (payment of the
award will be contingent on the full admission of the candidate into the program). In addition,
students must have potential for completing a MSW Program and have a Grade Point Average
(GPA) of 3.0 or above. Students enrolled in a master of social work (MSW) program for more
than one year may reapply to the Foundation for part or all of the second year. Applications for
the 2009-2010 fellowship and scholarship awards will be accepted January 5, 2009 – March
13, 2009.

34. Yankton Sioux Tribe
PO Box 295
200 South Main
Marty, SD 57361
(605) 384-3997 Fax: (605) 384-3994

Applicant must be a resident of the Yankton Sioux Reservation at least six months prior to
applying and must be enrolled in a recognized Indian Tribe or 1/4 degree Indian Blood.
Deadlines: July 1st, Fall session; December 1, Spring session

35. Zeta Phi Beta Society
1734 New Hampshire Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 387-3103-4-5 Fax (202) 232-4593
e-mail: zetanatlhq@worldnet.att.net

Send self-addressed stamped envelope for information and application. Deadline: February 1

Clinical Concentration Resources

1. ABECSW Award. (Judith Holm Memorial Student Awards Program)
Compete for a $2,000 cash award by submitting a clinical paper based on your most recent field
placement.
Net Site: www.abecsw.org; Phone #: (800) 694-5285; Fax #: (978) 740-5395 fax
Address: Shetland Park
27 Congress St., #211
Salem, MA 01970

The American Board of Examiners in Clinical Social Work (ABE) offers cash awards to second-
year master's students who can demonstrate excellence in preparation for clinical social work
practice. Competitors submit papers based on clinical work done in their most recent field
placement or practicum.

The late Judith Holm, MSS, BCD, of Cleveland, Ohio, for whom the Awards are named, had a
keen interest in clinical education at the graduate level. Judith was the first president of ABE, the
sponsor of the Awards and the national board-certification organization for advanced-practice
clinical social workers.


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A national panel of educators and advanced practitioners selects the winners. Competition
guidelines for this year's program will be made available in September 2008. At the
commencement of the program, the link will be posted here.

Direct inquiries to abe@abecsw.org

LGBTQ Scholarships
1. The Point Foundation
The application is open to all LGBT students nationwide regardless of level of education.
Net Site: http://www.thepointfoundation.com/apply.html

15 separate scholarship funds. The application process is open to all LGBT students nationwide
regardless of level of education. Point Scholarships covers a variety of expenses including
tuition, books, and room and board and living expenses. You do not need straight A's to apply
but we are looking for individuals who have proven leadership skills, excellent scholastic
achievements and want to make a difference in the world. All applicants are evaluated on the
totality of their situation including, academic accomplishments, financial, emotional and social
need, extracurricular activities, personal circumstances and goals for the future.
Deadline: February 9, 2009.


2. Fund for Lesbian and Gay Scholarships (FLAGS)
Whitman-Brooks
The Scholarship Fund
PO Box 48320
Los Angeles, CA 90048-0320
213.650.5752

Provides financial assistance to gay, lesbian and bisexual students who are involved in the
community. For more information or an application, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to
the above address. Deadline is in mid-September.

3. NWSA Scholarships
7100 Baltimore Avenue,
Suite 301
College Park, MD 20742
Contact: Loretta Younger 301/403-0525
Email: nwsa@umail.umd.edu
www.nwsa.org

Award provides financial assistance to graduate students doing research in women’s studies.
The candidate must be doing research for or writing a masters thesis or Ph.D dissertation in
lesbian studies. Candidates must be members of the National Women's Studies Association. The
scholarship amount is $500-$1,000 per year. The deadline is February 15, 2009.


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4. An Uncommon Legacy Foundation
Scholarships awarded to Gay and Lesbian students or students
Contact http://www.nyu.edu/pages/gsas/files/legacy

Scholarships of $1,000 are awarded to outstanding lesbian undergraduate and graduate full-time
students. Eligibility: Applicants must 1) be full-time students at an accredited college or
university; 2) have a 3.0 grade point average or better; 3) demonstrate a commitment or
contribution to the lesbian community; and 4) demonstrate financial need. Consideration will
include: academic performance, honors, personal/financial hardship, and especially, service to
the lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender community.
Deadline: May 1

Regional Scholarship

1. Jewish Federation of Chicago Academic Scholarship
Scholarship for students living in the greater Chicago metropolitan area that will be or are
currently enrolled in full time academic “helping profession” program. Contact
www.jvschicago.org or email jvsscholarship@jvschicago.org

General Scholarships and Loan Information

1. Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundation
5656 South Stony Island Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637
(773) 947-0026
Different scholarships available ranging from $750-$2,500, visit their website for further
information http://www.akaeaf.org/
Deadline: August 15, 2009

2. Americorps
1-800-942-2677 TDD; 1-800-833-3722; www.americorps.org
After completing a year of service (at least 1700 hours), you receive an education award
of $4,725 that can be used to help pay off student loans or to finance graduate school.

3. Baker Foundation
c/o Windels, Marx, Davies & Ives; 156 West 56th Street New York, NY 10019

For students who have been unable to obtain funding from other sources such as student
loans, scholarships, etc. - Applicants must show that they have applied for such funding
and been turned down.

4. Bill Raskob Foundation Educational Loan Program
PO Box 507 Crownsville, MD 21032-0507; (410) 897-0500

Offers educational loans at no interest. Loan amounts range from $3,000-$5,000
Repayment begins six months after graduation and depends on the total amount borrowed.

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The applicant must be an American citizen. Applicants must submit an essay and copies
of current submitted tax forms. Deadline for submitting complete applications is May
1st.

5. Descendants of Signers of Declaration of Independence (DSDI)
DSDI Scholarship Committee
PO Box 224 Suncook, NH 03275
Attn: Phillip Kennedy

The student must provide definite proof of direct lineal descent of a signer of the declaration of
independence to the society's registrar-general and become a member of the descendants of the
signers. Deadline: January 15

6. Elmer Ediger Memorial Scholarship Fund
Mennonite Health Services
234 S. Main Street, Suite A Goshen, IN 46526
Tel: 800 611-4007, 574 534-9689 Fax: 574 534-9689
www.mhsonline.org
Attn: Wendy Rohn

Designed to encourage education in the fields of mental health and developmental disabilities.
There are limited scholarships ranging between $1,000 and $1,200. Candidates must be (a)
graduate students; (b) have vocational interest in mental health, developmental disabilities, or
related field; (c) have a 3.25 minimum GPA; (d) a vital interest and participation in the Christian
Church and (e) demonstrate financial need. Candidates must be a citizen of Canada or North
America, or a permanent resident. Deadline: April 1st.

7. George E. Meares Memorial Scholarship
George E. Meares Scholarship Committee
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.
2714 Georgia Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20001

Grants up to $1,000 for the support of graduate study in social work. Deadline is in early
April.

8. Graduate Scholarship Program
National Association of Junior Auxiliaries, Inc
Attn: Scholarship Committee, PO Box 1873
Greenville, MS 38702-1873
www.najanet.org

Scholarships for students who plan to work directly with children in fields related to counseling,
psychology, mental health, mental retardation, speech pathology, exceptional children, remedial
skills development, hearing impaired, gifted and talented children. Awards are based on
commitment to children with special needs, academic scholarship, recommendations, and
motivation and goals. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and a permanent resident of a state with a


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Junior Auxiliaries chapter (AL, AR, LA, MO, MS, TN, and TX). Applications are available
September 1 through February 1, on the web site.
Deadline: February 1, 2007.

9. Kathryn M. Whitten Trust
c/o Farmers & Merchants Trust Co.
PO Box 891
Long Beach, CA 90801-5066
(562) 437-0011

Scholarships for full-time students maintaining a B average. Applicants should submit a cover
letter, transcript, and resume, which must be received between January 1 and
April 1. - Applications are mailed in May.

10. Leopold Schepp Foundation
551 Fifth Avenue, Suite 3000
New York, NY 10176
(212) 986-3078

Offers scholarships to U.S. citizens enrolled on a full-time basis. Awards are given to those
under thirty pursuing a baccalaureate degree, and those under forty pursuing a graduate degree.
Applicants must demonstrate financial need & academic excellence. Award amounts are from
$500 to $7,500 per student. Interview is required. Send self-addressed stamped envelope for
application and information. No firm Deadline.

11. National Education Foundation of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc.
Scholarships and Fellowships
1734 New Hampshire Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 387-3103/4/5
www.zphib1920.org

Offers scholarships and fellowships for undergraduate and graduate study. Some awards are only
offered to members of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Awards are not to exceed $2,500 per year-
paid directly to recipient. Send a self-addressed stamped envelope in order to receive the
application and additional information.

12. The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans
400 West 59th Street
New York, NY 10019
(212) 547-6926 Fax#: (212) 548-4623
E-mail: pdsoros_fellows@sorosny.org Internet: www.pdsoros.org

The purpose is to provide opportunities for continuing generations of able and accomplished new
Americans to achieve leadership in their chosen fields. The program is established in
recognition of the contributions new Americans have made to American life and in gratitude for


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the opportunities the United States has afforded the donors and their family. The fellowship
consists of a $20,000 maintenance grant and a tuition grant of one-half the cost of tuition, at the
institution the fellow is enrolled in. Candidates must be either holders of green cards, naturalized
citizens, or children of two naturalized citizen parents. Students already in graduate study are
eligible. You must not be older than thirty years of age. Thirty fellowships are offered each year.
Deadline: November 1st

13. The Starr Foundation
70 Pine Street
New York, NY 10270

Awards for dependent children of either full-time permanent employees of American
International companies or full-time agents selling insurance, life or non-life, exclusively for
American International companies worldwide.

14. Alfred V. Taylor Scholarship
Political Affairs Office
National Association of Social Workers
7981 Eastern Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Attn: Toby Weismiller, ACSW

Available to students interested in the promotion of social work practice. The application process
involves the following: (a) a two page proposal including a fact sheet with personal information
(name, address, social security #), and a one-page narrative summarizing the applicant's learning
objectives in field placement, academic preparation, and career interest in the area of political
social work; (b) academic transcript; (c) letter from the university's field department confirming
arrangements for the practicum; (d) two letters of reference.

14. USA Funds Scholarship Program
P.O. Box 6180
Indianapolis, IN 46206-6180
www.usafunds.org

USA Funds will award $1,500 individual scholarships to students with economic need through
USA Funds Access to Education Scholarships. Must be a full-time graduate student and have an
annual adjusted gross family income of $35,000 or less. The scholarships are non-renewable,
but students may reapply in subsequent years, as long as their cumulative awards under the
program do not exceed $6,000. Application must be submitted online by February 16, 2009.

Scholarships for Women

1. PEO Sisterhood - PEO International Peace Scholarship Fund
PEO Executive Office
3700 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312

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http://www.peointernational.org/

Provides scholarships to women who are citizens of all countries except the US and/or
Canada. Recipients must promise to carry out graduate studies in US and/or Canada, and to
return to their own country to pursue a career. A maximum award of $5,000 can only be renewed
twice.

2. International Fellowships
AAUW Educational Foundation
2201 N. Dodge Street
Dept 98 Iowa City, IA 52243-4030
(319) 337-1716 ext. 98 Fax (319) 337-1024
www.act.org/aauw/internat
For women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Deadline: Dec. 1, 2008.
Applications must be submitted online.

3. Business and Professional Women's Foundation
Scholarships and Fellowships awarded to women age 25 years or older. Students can be
full or part time and must demonstrate financial need. Contact www.bpwusa.org.

Scholarships and Loans
2012 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 293-1200 x169
Offers scholarships and loans.
Send double-stamped, self-addressed envelope for information.
Deadline: April 15; applications mailed October 1 - April 1

4. Career Development Grant
American Association of University Women
2201 N. Dodge Street, Dept 60
Iowa City, IA 52243-4030
http: www.aauw.org
(319) 337-1716 ext. 60 Fax (319)337-1204

Awards from $2,000 to $8,000
2007-2008 applications available on web site
Deadline: December 15

5. Fellowship on Women and Public Policy
Center for Women in Government
302 Draper Hall
135 Western Avenue
Albany, NY 12222
(518) 442-3383 Fax: 518/422-3877
www.cwig.albany.edu


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Dorothy Hogan, Fellowship Program Coordinator
Applicants must have an interest in improving the status of women and underrepresented
population. Deadline: May 31

6. Foreman Fleisher Trust #2
c/o PNC Bank, N.A.
P.O. Box 7648
Philadelphia, PA 19101
Attn: Brooke Cheston
(215) 585-8174
Grants for Jewish women who seek professional education.

7. National Association of Social Workers - Anne L. Adair Scholarships
This scholarship is offered by the Native Daughters of the Golden West for students enrolled in
social welfare education. The applicant must be born in California and other restrictions apply.
Call 415.563.9091 for more information.

8. Women Work
1625 K Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006
(202) 467-6346
www.womenwork.org

Organization assists women who were homemakers and now need to get a job or go to school to
advance in their chosen profession.

Interest Based
1. Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund
The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund provides grants to students actively working for peace and
justice. These need-based scholarships are awarded to those able to do academic work at the
university level and who are a part of the progressive movement on the campus and in the
community. Early recipients worked for civil rights, against McCarthyism, and for peace in
Vietnam. Recent grantees have been active in the struggle against racism, sexism, homophobia,
and other forms of oppression; building the movement for economic justice; and creating peace
through international anti-imperialist solidarity. Award Amount: $8,000.

Net Site: http://www.davisputter.org; E-mail: davisputter@hotmail.com
Address: Davis-Putter Fund
P.O. Box 7307
New York, NY 10116-7307

2. Easter Seal Society of Iowa, Inc.
For more information, contact:
Deb Wissink
Phone #: (515) 289-1933 Fax: (515) 289-1281

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Address: P.O. Box 4002
Des Moines, IA 50333
Email: essia@netins.net Website: http://ia.easterseals.com

For students interested in careers concerned with physical or psychological rehabilitation.
Based on need, grades, and other factors. Applications are available December 1, and
are due March 1. Must be a resident of Iowa, but can choose any school to attend.
Two scholarships ranging from $750-$1000 are available.

3. Elmer Ediger Memorial Scholarship Fund
Mennonite Health Services
234 S. Main Street, Suite A Goshen, IN 46526
Tel: 800 611-4007, 574 534-9689 Fax: 574 534-9689
www.mhsonline.org
Attn: Wendy Rohn

Designed to encourage education in the fields of mental health and developmental disabilities.
There are limited scholarships ranging between $1,000 and $1,200. Candidates must be (a)
graduate students; (b) have vocational interest in mental health, developmental disabilities, or
related field; (c) have a 3.25 minimum GPA; (d) a vital interest and participation in the Christian
Church and (e) demonstrate financial need. Candidates must be a citizen of Canada or North
America, or a permanent resident. Deadline: April 1st.

4. Consuelo W. Gosnell Memorial MSW Scholarship
For more information contact:
NASW Foundation
Executive Office
750 First St., NE, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20002-4241
(202) 408-8600 Ext. 504
Website: www.naswfoundation.org Email: naswfoundation@naswdc.org

Up to 10 scholarships in amounts ranging from $1,000 - $4,000 will be awarded for the 2009-
2010 academic year. Gosnell Memorial MSW Scholarships are awarded for one academic year
to students who have demonstrated a commitment to working with, or who have a special
affinity with American Indian/Alaskan Native or Hispanic/Latino populations in the United
States. Candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to working with public or voluntary
nonprofit agencies or with local grassroots groups in the United States are also eligible. Students
must be an NASW member and have applied to or have been accepted into an accredited MSW
program (payment of the award will be contingent on the full admission of the candidate into the
program). In addition, students must have the potential for completing an MSW program and
have a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or above. Students enrolled in a master of social work
(MSW) program for more than one year may reapply to the Foundation for part or all of a second
year. Applications for the 2009-2010 fellowship and scholarship awards will be accepted
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5. National Association of Junior Auxiliaries, Inc.
Scholarships for students who plan to work directly with children in fields related to
counseling, psychology, mental health, mental retardation, speech pathology, exceptional
children, remedial skills development, hearing impaired, gifted and talented children.
Awards are based on commitment to children with special needs, academic scholarship,
recommendations, and motivation and goals. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and a
permanent resident of a state with a Junior Auxiliaries chapter (AL, AR, LA, MO, MS,
TN, TX). Applications are available September 1 through December 31, deadline is
February 1. To obtain an application, download one from the web or contact the
following address: Net Site: http://www.najanet.org
Address: National Association of Junior Auxiliaries, Inc.
Attn: Scholarship Committee, PO Box 1873

6. United Jewish Communities Federation Executive Rec
Available to students enrolled in a graduate level program that will earn them a masters
degree in policy sciences, social work, and/or Jewish communal service and public
administration. The student must have a bachelor's degree, a GPA of 3.0, and
demonstrate leadership ability and communication and organizational skills. The student
must commit to working at a North American Jewish federation for a minimum of 2-3
years after graduation. The deadline for applications is February 15. Please call for
application.
E-mail: ferepinfo@cjfny.org; Phone #: (212) 284-6710

7. Verne LaMarr Lyons Memorial MSW Scholarship
For more information contact:
Net Site: http://www.naswfoundation.org Email: naswfoundation@naswdc.org
NASW Foundation
Executive Office
750 First Street, NE, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20002-4241
Phone #: (202) 408-8600 ext. 504

One scholarship, up to $1,000, will be awarded in the 2009-2010 academic year to a MSW
student who has interest and/or demonstrated ability in health/mental health practice and a
commitment to working in Africa American communities. Students must be an NASW member
and have applied to or have been accepted into an accredited MSW Program (payment of the
award will be contingent on the full admission of the candidate into the program). In addition,
students must have potential for completing a MSW Program and have a Grade Point Average
(GPA) of 3.0 or above. Students enrolled in a master of social work (MSW) program for more
than one year may reapply to the Foundation for part or all of the second year. Applications for
the 2009-2010 fellowship and scholarship awards will be accepted January 5, 2009 – March
13, 2009.

8. B’nai B’rith Youth Organization – Richard Klutznick Scholarship Fund
Contact Information:
BBYO


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Joe Wittenstein
1640 Rhode Island Ave. N.W.
Washington, DC 20039
(202) 857-6633

This scholarship fund offers scholarship awards to social work students. Applicants must be
college seniors or in their first or second year of graduate study at a school of social work.
Applicants must be interested in working with Jewish agencies.




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