Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

More Scholarships

Posted by on Apr. 14, 2007 at 3:48 AM
  • 0 Replies
  • 231 Total Views
Oh what the heck, here's the ENTIRE LIST!! Let me know if anyone wins!!

Amy King

1. Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship Program College sophomores may be nominated by their two-year institutions for the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship Program. The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship & Excellence in Education Foundation will award undergraduate scholarships to students who have outstanding potential and intend to pursue careers in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering. To be considered, a student must be nominated by his or her college using the official nomination materials available to each institution on the Foundation's website. Each scholarship covers eligible expenses for tuition, fees, books, and room and board, up to a maximum of $7,500 annually. The Trustees intend to award up to 300 Goldwater Scholarships.

2. Coca-Cola Two-Year Scholars Program The Coca-Cola Two-Year Colleges Scholarship Program was created in 2000 through a grant from the Joseph B. Whitehead Foundation. This program recognizes students attending two-year degree granting institutions for their unique contributions to community service and academic excellence. Students must be nominated by their college campus. Nomination materials are sent to the Financial Aid Office at all two-year, degree granting institutions in the United States in February. Up to 400 $1,000 scholarships are awarded for continuation of associate-degree studies.

3. Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts - Putnam Scholarship Fund There are a number of scholarships for which students can apply through the Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts. As is evident by the name, the majority of these scholarships are for students from Massachsetts. However, there is one scholarship they administer that is of national scope, the Putnam Scholarship Fund. This scholarship provides money for African American and Latino students who attend college. To be eligible for consideration, all applicants must submit: the Community Foundation Scholarship and Loan Application and Optional Data section of the application; an Official Academic Transcript; a Student Aid Report (SAR) - Please note that once the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) has been processed, an SAR will be generated; and a pastoral letter of reference from any denomination is highly recommended for the Putnam Scholarships.

4. Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship Program This program awards approximately 25 scholarships to students attending community colleges or two-year institutions and plan to transfer to four-year institutions. Each award covers a portion of educational expenses, including tuition, living expenses, required fees, and books for the final two to three years of the baccalaureate degree. The amount and duration of awards vary by student based on the cost of attendance and the length of the program as well as other scholarships or grants received. The maximum available per student is $30,000 per year. Students interested in this scholarship must be nominated by the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Faculty Representative at their institutions.

5. Hispanic Scholarship Fund - Community College Transfer Scholarship Program The Community College Transfer Scholarship Program is designed to assist community college students of Hispanic heritage obtain a bachelor's degree. It is available to community college students with concrete plans to transfer to a four-year institution. Award amounts generally range from $1,000 to $2,500. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident and have a cumulative 3.0 grade point average.

6. Jeannette Rankin Foundation The Jeannette Rankin Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising funds for, and awarding grants to, low-income women, age 35 and older. Each year JRF awards grants to low-income women who have a vision of how their education will benefit themselves, their families, and their communities. Grants are for $2,000, and are typically distributed through the financial aid office, but are not restricted to tuition expenses. Award money can be used for books, supplies, transportation, childcare, or other expenses that will help the recipient achieve her educational goals. Selection is competitive, which means that meeting the eligibility requirements does not guarantee the receipt of a grant.

7. National Institutes of Health Undergraduate Scholarship Program for Individuals with Disadvantaged Backgrounds The NIH UGSP helps students launch their careers on the cutting-edge of biomedical, behavioral, and social science health-related research. Up to $20,000 a year is provided; paid research training at the NIH during the summer and after graduation; mentoring, research experience, career guidance, and skill development. Students must be a U.S. citizen or qualified non-citizen (See for more information.); must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a full-time student at a four-year, accredited undergraduate institution; must have a 3.5 GPA or higher or be in the top 5% of your class; and must be from a disadvantaged background (See for more information.) In addition to the UGSP, the NIH offers a number of other training opportunities. For more information visit

8. National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation This scholarship is for undergraduate students pursuing a certificate, associate degree, or bachelor degree in a restaurant and/or foodservice-related program. To be considered for this scholarship, an applicant is required to be currently enrolled in college and have completed at least one semester in a restaurant and/or foodservice-related program; have a minimum, cumulative grade point average of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale; have a minimum of 750 hours of work experience in the restaurant and foodservice industry verified by pay stubs or letter(s) from employer(s); and submit one to three letter(s) of recommendation from a current or previous employer. The award amount is $2,000.

9, National Society of Accountants Scholarship Foundation The NSA Scholarship Foundation awards an average of 40 scholarships per year ranging from $500-$1,000, to undergraduate students majoring in accounting with a "B" or better overall grade point average. Applications can be downloaded from the web site.

10. The Sallie Mae 911 Education Fund Scholarship Program The Sallie Mae 911 Education Fund was created in response to the terrorist attacks that occurred on September 11, 2001 . The scholarship program is open to children of those who were killed or permanently disabled as a result of the terrorist attacks who are enrolled as full-time undergraduate students at approved accredited institutions. Scholarship awards are available up to $2,500 per applicant per school year and may be renewed on an annual academic basis subject to satisfactory academic progress. Complete applications must be mailed to the Sallie Mae 911 Education Fund, c/o The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region.

11. The Sallie Mae American Dream Scholarship Program, established in partnership with the United Negro College Fund, Inc. (UNCF), aims to increase the number of African-American students attending college. Scholarships range from $500 to $5,000. Students must be of African American descent with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 and already enrolled in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited postsecondary institution. Applications can be found at the UNCF Web site.

12. The Sallie Mae Fund First in Family® Scholarship Program The First in My Family® campaign, geared to raise awareness among the Hispanic-American community of higher education opportunities, was developed in partnership with the Hispanic College Fund, the Latino Education Achievement Project (LEAP), and the Self-Reliance Foundation. The First in My Family Scholarship Program, administered by the Hispanic College Fund, offers scholarships to Hispanic students who are the first in their family to attend college. Scholarships range from $500 to $5,000. To be eligible to apply, students must be a US citizen of Hispanic descent, the first in their family to attend college, a high school senior or graduate planning to enroll or a student already enrolled in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited postsecondary institution, and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Students can apply at the Hispanic College Fund Web site.
13. The Sallie Mae Fund Unmet Need Scholarship Program For many students, the unmet need of college cost and the financial aid package is too big to manage. The Sallie Mae Fund will provide $1 million in 2005 to help meet last dollar needs of low-income students through the Unmet Need Scholarship Program, administered by Scholarship Management Services, a department of Scholarship America. Scholarship awards, ranging from $1,000 to $3,800, will be made payable to the school on behalf of the student and are intended to supplement, rather than substitute for, aid received from an institution. To be eligible, students must have a cumulative GPA between 2.5 and 3.0, as well as meet criteria of eligibility.

14. The Sunshine Lady Foundation - Women's Independence Scholarship Program The Women's Independence Scholarship Program (WISP) was created in 1999 to help formerly battered women overcome barriers to the education necessary for their becoming employable and financially stable. The primary intent is to help single mothers with young children who have the greatest financial challenges (childcare costs, etc.) to gain work skills so they can support their families. To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, the applicant must be a direct survivor of domestic violence (partner abuse). Applications should be submitted as early as possible, but no later than 3 months before the start date of the program to be attended. Applications are accepted at any time of year. There is no set dollar amount. The first priority are awards for tuition, books and fees for undergraduate or basic training. The next priority is to assist in reducing indirect financial barriers to education (for example, childcare, transportation, etc.). The average award is around $2,000. The Foundation will consider programs at accredited institutions. This could be a 2 or 4-year college, a technical institute, training school, etc.
by on Apr. 14, 2007 at 3:48 AM
Add your quick reply below:
You must be a member to reply to this post.
There are no replies to this post.
Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)