Hispanic Arts, Culture & Education 

Hispanic Arts Council of St. Louis

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CALENDARIO DE BECAS POR MES: FEBRERO

FEBRUARY DEADLINE SCHOLARSHIPS

FEBRUARY DEADLINE SCHOLARSHIPS


* DOWNLOAD A PDF WITH A LIST OF SCHOLARSHIPS WITH DEADLINE IN MARCH CLICKING HERE!


* WILLIAM RANDOLPH HEARST ENDOWED FELLOWSHIP FOR MINORITY STUDENTS

For more information, click this link: William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fellowship for Minority Students

Deadline: February 28th     Award: $4,000. This fellowship is for graduate and undergraduate minority students from underrepresented communities of color. To qualify, applicants should have an excellent academic record and the following: demonstrated interest or experience in nonprofit organizations, philanthropy, and the social sector; excellent research and writing skills; demonstrated financial need; and US citizenship or permanent residency. Students must be able to work as interns for 12-15 weeks in the Washington, DC office of the Aspen institute during the academic semester in which the fellowship is awarded.

*JACKIE ROBINSON FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

Click this link to find more information: Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Award

Deadline: February 15th     Award: $7,500

This scholarship is for minority graduating high school seniors. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must have achieved a minimum 1000 SAT score (1500 three-score) or an ACT composite score of 22. Applicants must plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States and be US citizens. Applicants must demonstrate a high level of academic achievement, financial need, and leadership potential.


*BUICK ACHIEVERS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Click this link to find more information:  Buick Achievers Scholarship Program

Deadline: February 28th     Award: $25,000

This scholarship is for high school seniors, high school graduates, and current post-secondary undergraduate students who plan to enroll full-time in an undergraduate program at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States or Puerto Rico for the entire upcoming academic year. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must plan to major in a course of study that focuses on engineering/technology or select design- and business-related areas of study. Special consideration will be given to first-generation college students, women, minorities, and military veterans or dependents of military personnel. Scholarship applications must be submitted online; the program opens for applications in early January.

*CODE2040 PAID SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM FOR TECHNOLOGY  MINORITY COLLEGE STUDENTS AT TOP TECH COMPANIES IN THE NATION! DEADLINE FEBRUARY 9TH!

CODE2040 is a nonprofit organization that creates pathways to educational, professional, and entrepreneurial success in technology for underrepresented minorities with a specific focus on Blacks and Latino/as.  Their yearly fellowship program brings high achieving college students together for an incredible paid summer internship in software development. Fellows also enjoy networking with top tech professionals, one-on-one mentoring, and cutting-edge workshops and lectures. To apply, Code2040 has put together a  toolkit to help you through the process. 

CODE2040's flagship program is the summer Fellows Program, which places high performing Black and Latino/a software engineering students in internships with top tech companies and provides mentorship, leadership training, and network development. Start preparing your application materials with our Applicant Toolkit and apply at apply.code2040.org.

*SME EDUCATION FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS

Deadline: February 1     Award: $1,000 – $70,000

These scholarships are for graduating high school seniors, current undergraduates, and master’s or doctoral degree students who are pursuing degrees in manufacturing or a related field at a two- or four-year college or university. Multiple scholarships are available; see website for details: http://www.smeef.org/scholarships/

*VERTICAL FLIGHT FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS

Deadline: February 1st        Awards: $1,000 - $5,000

This scholarship is for full-time students in an accredited school of engineering. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must demonstrate an interest in pursuing aerospace and aeronautical engineering careers in the vertical flight industry, and be in school through the following full academic year. For applications and information visit: http://vtol.org/education/vertical-flight-foundation-scholarships


*AMERICAN NUCLEAR SOCIETY (ANS) JOHN & MURIEL LANDIS SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: February 1     Award: $10,000

This scholarship is for high school seniors, undergraduate students, and graduate students who are planning a career in nuclear science, nuclear engineering, or a nuclear-related field. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must have greater-than-average financial need and plan to enroll in a college/university in the United States. Applicants do not need to be US citizens. Visit the site to find many more scholarships in the field: http://www.ans.org/honors/scholarships/


*GEORGE M. BURDITT / BETSY B. WOODWARD / DENISE C. ROONEY SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline: February 1     Award: $1,500

This scholarship is for students who are in their third year of college and who demonstrate a desire to serve in a career in research, regulatory work, quality control, or teaching in an area related to some aspect of foods, drugs, or consumer product safety. Visit: http://www.afdo.org/Default.aspx?pageId=1181300 


*AL NEUHARTH FREE SPIRIT AND JOURNALISM CONFERENCE

Deadline: February 1     Award: $1,000

This scholarship is for high school juniors who will graduate in the class of 2015. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be interested in pursuing a career in journalism, be a US citizen, and demonstrate qualities of “free spirit.”

Visit: http://freespirit.org/


*FRANK KAZMIERCZAK MEMORIAL MIGRANT SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: February 1     Award: $1,000

This scholarship is for migrant farm worker students or children of migrant workers who wish to pursue a career in teaching. To apply visit:  http://www.migrant.net/migrant/scholarships/kazmierczak.htm


*ZELLER SUMMER SCHOLARSHIP IN MEDICINAL BOTANY

Deadline: February 1     Award: $2,000

This scholarship provides support to students who show a keen interest in medicinal botany, as evidenced by course work and/or professor recommendations. To apply visit:

http://www2.gcamerica.org/outreach-scholarships-details.cfm?ScholarshipID=10


*USDA/1890 NATIONAL SCHOLARS PROGRAM

Deadline: February 1     Award: $10,000

To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must attend one of the eighteen 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Institutions and study agriculture, food, natural resource sciences, or another related discipline. To apply, visit http://www.outreach.usda.gov/education/1890/


*JACK KENT COOKE YOUNG ARTIST AWARD

Deadline: February 1     Award: $10,000

This award is for classical musicians, vocalists, and composers between the ages of 8 and 18 who have not yet entered college during the academic year 2013-2014. To apply visit

http://www.jkcf.org/scholarships/young-scholars-program/


*PLAYING WITH PURPOSE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Deadline: February 1     Award: $300 – $2,000

To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must maintain a “C” grade average or higher, be Christian, play a sport and embody the Playing With Purpose message. To apply visit:  http://www.allamericanaward.org/ 


ADHA INSTITUTE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Deadline: February 1     Award: $1,000 – $2,000

These scholarships are for active or student members of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) who are enrolled in an accredited dental hygiene program in the United States. To apply visit: http://www.adha.org/ioh/programs/scholarships.htm


TWO TEN FOOTWEAR HIGHER EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIPS

Deadline: February 3     Award: $3,000

These scholarships are for students who have worked in the footwear industry themselves, or whose parents have worked in the industry. To apply visit: 

http://www.twoten.org/What-We-Do/Scholarships/Higher-Education-Scholarships.aspx


*NATIONAL PEACE ESSAY CONTEST FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

Deadline: February 10     Award: $1,000 – $10,000

To apply, applicants must write an essay related to the topic of “Security Sector Reform, Political Transition, and Sustainable Peace.” To apply, visit:  http://www.usip.org/category/course-type/national-peace-essay-contest


NAOMI WINSTON SCHOLARSHIP IN ART

Deadline: February 3     Award: $5,000

This scholarship is for young visual artists between the ages of 16 and 22. The scholarship funds are only for private study, for special training or for personal advancement in the applicant’s art medium. They can be used for workshops, museum programs, summer programs, etc. The funds are not for college tuition, housing or travel. To apply, visit:

http://arts-nsal.org/winston-art-scholarships/


JOHN LENNON SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: February 7     Award: $5,000 – $20,000

This scholarship competition is for songwriters and composers who are current students or alumnus/alumni of a college or university in the United States.  The 2014 John Lennon Scholarship competition is open only to U.S. college students between the ages of 17 and 24.  Three scholarships with prizes totaling $20,000 will be awarded to the best original songs submitted to the competition. To apply visit:  http://www.bmifoundation.org/program/john_lennon_scholarships


AACE INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIVE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Deadline: February 7     Award: $10,000

To qualify for these scholarships, applicants must be pursuing a degree in engineering, construction management, building construction, computer sciences, business, quantity surveying, or information technology. Funds are available through two separate but related programs, the Competitive Scholarship and the Matching Funds Program.
COMPETITIVE SCHOLARSHIPS Applications for the scholarship competition are accepted between December and February 7th each year. The application is available online.
Matching Funds Scholarships All AACE sections may participate in the Matching Funds program. This program allows our sections to select deserving students and receive matching funds to augment awards.

To apply, visit http://www.aacei.org/awards/scholarships/


AMERICAN PHYSICAL SOCIETY MINORITY SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: February 7     Award: $2,000

This scholarship is for African Americans, Hispanics, and American Indians who are majoring or planning to major in physics.  It provides funding and mentoring to minority physics students, helping them enhance their education and successfully prepare for a variety of careers. To apply, visit http://www.aps.org/programs/minorities/honors/scholarship/ 

EUGENE C. FIGG, Jr. CIVIL ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: February 10     Award: $3,000

This scholarship is for college juniors and seniors who are currently enrolled in an ABET-accredited civil engineering program. To download the application and for more information, visit: http://www.asce.org/Student-Organizations/Scholarships-and-Fellowships/Eugene-C--Figg-Jr--Civil-Engineering-Scholarship/


COURAGEOUS PERSUADERS COMPETITION 

Deadline: February 12     Award: $250 – $3,000

To apply, applicants must create a TV commercial targeted to middle school students to warn them about the dangers of underage drinking. For more information, visit the website at: http://www.courageouspersuaders.com/contest.htm


PROTON OnSite SCHOLARSHIP AND INNOVATION PROGRAM
Deadline: February 12     Award: $25,000

To apply for this scholarship, applicants must submit a promising hydrogen-related business idea. Applicants are evaluated on strength of application; demonstrated leadership, work ethic, and community involvement, ability and promise of the idea, and thoroughness and presentation of the idea. For more information, visit the  following website:  http://protononsitescholarship.com/rules.asp


QUEER FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP 

Deadline: February 14     Award: $1,000

This scholarship is for high school seniors who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender. Also eligible are friends of people who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender. For more information, visit: http://queerfoundation.org/html/scholarship_fund.html


AFA TEENS FOR ALZHEIMER'S AWARENESS COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP 

Deadline: February 15      Award: $250 – $5,000

To apply for this scholarship, applicants must write an autobiographical essay related to Alzheimer’s disease. For more information, visit: http://www.afateens.org/about_new.html


RISE SCHOLARSHIP 

Deadline: February 15     Award: Varies

This scholarship is for current college-bound high school seniors who have a documented learning disability. For more information, visit: http://risescholarshipfoundation.org/


TALL CLUBS INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS 

Deadline: February 15     Award: $1,000

TCI annually awards student scholarship(s) of up to $1000 each to tall students (5’10″ for women and 6’2″ for men.)  who are under 21 years of age and attending their first year of college in the following Fall. To qualify for this scholarship, applications or more information, visit: http://tall.org/tci-acts/scholarships-2/


GORDON  A. RICH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 

Deadline: February 18     Award: $12,500

Applicants must have a parent or legal guardian who has a full-time career in the financial services industry. For more information, visit: http://www.gordonrich.org/html/index.html


VEGETARIAN RESOURCE GROUP SCHOLARSHIP  

Deadline: February 20     Award: $5,000

To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be vegetarians and have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities. For more information, visit:  https://www.vrg.org/student/scholar.htm


THE CHRISTOPHERS POSTER CONTEST FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS 

Deadline: February 21     Award: $100 – $1,000

To apply, applicants must create an original poster that interprets the theme “You Can Make a Difference,” and illustrates the idea that one person can change the world for the better.

For more information and applications, visit: http://www.christophers.org/page.aspx?pid=274


DWIGHT F. DAVIS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP  

Deadline: February 21     Award: $2,500

Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and demonstrate financial need and strong involvement in extracurricular activities, course work, and community service. For more information, visit: 

http://www.ustaserves.com/grants_scholarships/dwight_f_davis_memorial_scholarship_/


GEICO ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Deadline: February 22     Award: $1,000

This award is for full-time undergraduate sophomores and juniors. To qualify, applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA (out of a 4.0 scale) and be majoring in business, computer science, mathematics, or a related program. For more information, visit:

http://careers.geico.com/careers/students-and-grads/achievement-awards/


CORE Que Llueva Cafe SCHOLARSHIP 

Deadline: February 22     Award: $500

This scholarship is for undocumented students of Chicano/Latino descent. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be graduating from high school or receiving their GED and enrolling for the first time in an accredited college or university in the United States or Puerto Rico for the 2014-2015 academic year. For more information, visit:  http://www.ca-core.org/que_llueva_cafe_scholarship_program


NEW HOUSE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FOR STUDENTS IN JOURNALISM
Award: $1,000            Awards Available: 2           Deadline: February 28

Contact: National Association of Hispanic Journalists, Attn: Scholarships, 1193 National

Press Building, Washington, DC 20045, Phone: 202-662-7145 or  888-346-NAHJ, visit 

http://www.nahj.org, or write an email to <[email protected]> for more information.

Eligibility: Available to Hispanic juniors pursuing career in English language

print journalism. In addition to the application students must include transcript, resume,

samples of their work, 2 letters of references, and a 500 word essay. Plus an internship

at a Newhouse newspaper.

AMERICAN METEOROLOGICAL SOCIETY (AMS) Undergraduate Scholarship

Award: Varies                           Deadline: Early February

Contact: American Meteorological Society, Attn: Fellowship/Scholarship Coordinator, 45

Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02108, or call Ph: 617-227-2426 ext.235, Fax: 6177428718,

or email at [email protected] Visit the website: http://www.ametsoc.org


SUMMER RESEARCH OPPORTUNITY PROGRAM 

Award: $3,000                   Deadline: Early February

Contact: Graduate Diversity Program, UC Berkeley, 5106436010,

[email protected], visit the website:

http://www.grad.berkeley.edu/diversity/.  The award will be stipend plus room and board during 8 week summer program, and travel to / from student’s home campus.


MICROSOFT SCHOLARSHIPS

Award: Full tuition and fees, monthly stipend, summer internship after first year.

Deadline: February 1

Contact: Microsoft Scholarship Program, Microsoft Corporation, One Microsoft Way,

Redmond, WA 980528303, and for more information, visit:

http://www.microsoft.com/college/scholarships, or email at: [email protected] 


SOCIETY OF EXPLORATION GEOPHYSICS 

Award: $500 -$3,000    Deadline: February 1

Contact: Tonia Gist, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, P.O. Box 702740 Tulsa, OK

741702740, or call 918-497-5524, or email <[email protected]>, fax: 9184975500. For more information,visit: http://www.seg.org


HARRY S. TRUMAN SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION 

Award: Up to $3,000 senior year, renewable for 4 years; $30,000 total for graduate

studies.                Deadline: February 1

Contact: Amy Hertel, 712 Jackson Place, NW, Washington, DC 20006, call 202-395-4831,

Fax: 2023956995, or email <[email protected]>, visit the site: http://www.truman.gov/


STANLEY E. JACKSON SCHOLARSHIP

Award: $500 annually, nonrenewable         Deadline: February 1

Contact: The Foundation for Exceptional Children, 1920 Association Drive, Reston, VA

22091, call 888-CEC-SPED,  or Fax: 7032649494, for more information visit:

http://www.cec.sped.org, or email <[email protected]>. Eligibility: For freshmen. Must be enrolled as a fulltime student and enrolled in a 2 or 4 year undergraduate college program or vocational program, technical or fine arts training program. Must be disabled and must be postsecondary education or training. *This is also available to international and domestic students in the U.S.


AMERICAN NUCLEAR SOCIETY 

Award: Contact for details.             Deadline: February 1

Contact: Scholarship Coordinator, American Nuclear Society, 555 N. Kensington Ave.,

La Grange Park, IL 60526. For more information, call 708-352-6611, or email:

[email protected] Applications are available for downloading from the ANS web site at http://www.ans.org/honors/scholarships/forms/  Eligibility: Must be at least entering sophomore in a program leading to a degree in nuclear science, nuclear engineering or a nuclear field related field. Must be an ANS student member attending a qualified university in the U.S. Graduate and undergraduate students must have the completed application with a grade transcript, and 3 confidential references.


ETHNIC MINORITY BACHELOR'S SCHOLARSHIPS

Award: $2,000

Deadline: February 1

Contact: Bonnie Revo, email at <[email protected]> or write at Oncology Nursing Foundation, 501 Holiday Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15220, or call at 412-921-7373, or Fax: 4129216565. Visit the website at http://www.nursingawards.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 a National League of Nursing (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. 


ASM Undergraduate Research Fellowship (ASMURF)

Award: Up to $4000 for student stipend, two year ASM student membership, and up to $1000 in travel support for students to present the results of the research project at the

2011 ASM General Meeting. Travel funds are contingent upon acceptance of an abstract

for the General Meeting.   Deadline: February 1  

Contact: ASM Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program, Education Board,

American Society for Microbiology, 1752 N Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036,

http://www.asm.org/asm/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1185&Itemid=

166,  [email protected].  Eligibility: Be enrolled as fulltime

matriculating undergraduate students during the 20112012  academic year at an accredited U.S. Institution. Be involved in a research project, have an ASM member at their home institutions willing to serve as a mentor, and not receive financial support for research (i.e., Council for Undergraduate Research, Minority Access to Research Careers, Sigma Xi) during the fellowship.


HAROLD W. ROSENTHAL FELLOWSHIP 

Award: $1,800 stipend

Deadline: February 9

Contact: 2027 Massachusetts Ave., NW Washington, DC 20036, or visit the website:

http://www.rosenthalfellowship.org, or email for more information:  [email protected]


SUMMER UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM IN ENGINEERING RESEARCH AT BERKELEY (SUPERB)

Contact: Beatriz Lopez Flores, calling at 510-643-6443, or writing at 222 Bechtel Engineering Center #1702, Berkeley,  CA 947201702. For more information, visit:

http://www.coe.berkeley.edu/departments/cues/superb/index.html#; or email at

[email protected]


AMERICAN PHYSICAL SOCIETY MINORITY SCHOLARSHIP 

Award: $2,000     Deadline: February 14

Contact: One Physics Ellipse College Park, MD 207403844, or call 301-209-3232,

Fax: 2090865,  for more information, visit http://www.aps.org/, or email [email protected]


LAGRANT FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP 

Award: $2,000            Deadline: February 27

Contact: Ericka Avila, Programs Manager, THE LAGRANT FOUNDATION, 626 Wilshire

Blvd., Suite 700, Los Angeles, CA 90017, or call 323-469-8680  ext. 223,  or email at:  [email protected],  for more information visit:  http://www.lagrantfoundation.org

$4,000 Valentine's Day Cards for Seniors Scholarships

Deadline: February 15th         Award: $4,000.00

Make a valentine's day card for an older adult in need and you'll be entered to win a $4,000 scholarship.

Depression and isolation affects more than 6.5 million Americans ages 65 and older. Brighten their day by sending them a Valentine’s Day card. Everyone who creates a card, and tells us about it, will be entered to win a $4,000 scholarship. For every three cards after that you'll be entered to win again! There is no limit on the number of entries you can earn. Visit  http://www.dosomething.org/scholarships


Educational Partnership Program (EPP) Undergraduate Scholarship Program

Deadline: February            Award: Two year grant, each year $8,000

The goal of the EPP Program is to increase the number of students who will graduate with degrees in academic fields of study integral to NOAA’s mission. This program targets students who have completed their sophomore year, are attending minority serving institutions (MSIs), and have recently declared, or about to declare a major in atmospheric, oceanic, or environmental disciplines that support these sciences. (The Department of Education determines which universities are MSIs).

The EPP provides successful undergraduate applicants with awards that include two years of academic aid at $8,000 per year for full-time study; two 10-week summer internship ($650/week); a housing subsidy during the internship; travel to a mandatory NOAA Student Scholarship Orientation Program in Silver Spring, MD. and travel to approved conferences where students present a research paper. The two summer internships provide Scholars with “hands-on” reseach, scientific, and technological experience.

Students must be:

  •  U.S. citizens
  •  Full-time students
  •  Enrolled or plan to continue into the third year of a four-year degree program or fourth year of a five-year degree program
  •  Attending an accredited MSI within the United States or U.S. Territories; minimum 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent on other identified scale) per term and cumulatively in all completed undergraduate courses
  •  Majoring in NOAA-related disciplines including, but not limited to, oceanic, environmental, and atmospheric sciences, mathematics, engineering, remote sensing technology, physical and social sciences including, geography, physics, hydrology, or geomatics, that support NOAA’s programs and mission. For more information, visit: 

http://www.epp.noaa.gov/ssp_undergrad_page.html


COURAGE TO GROW SCHOLARSHIPS IS AWARDED EVERY MONTH OF THE YEAR

Deadline: varies                     Award: $500          

Candidate must be a junior or senior in high school or college student with a minimum GPA of 2.5 or better. U.S. citizens only. Easy application online. Brief essay. For more information and to apply, visit:   http://couragetogrowscholarship.com/

ACSM Fellows Scholarship

Deadline: February 1     Award: $2,000

To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be college juniors or seniors enrolled in a four-year surveying (or closely related) degree program, either full- or part-time.  

To apply visit: 

http://www.acsm.net/index.cfm?fuseaction=Page.viewPage&pageId=962&parentID=523&nodeID=2


The Comparecards.com Monthly Scholarship
Deadline:  varies, usually mid month     Award: $2,500     Eligibility: No citizenship required
Each month CompareCards will award $2,500 to any qualifying college (or college bound) student in need who can answer a tricky trivia question. Using their best pop culture and math skills, and probably a bit of help from Professor Google, students should be able to answer a series of questions to arrive at a final answer in no time!
After the submission deadline, CompareCards will gather all the correct answers and a tiebreaker question will be emailed, with a link to submit the answer. Students who submit the correct tiebreaker answer will be entered into a random drawing and one winner will be selected. To apply visit:  http://www.comparecards.com/scholarship-award


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