Hispanic Arts, Culture & Education 

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SCHOLARSHIP CALENDAR MONTH BY MONTH: JULY

CALENDARIO DE BECAS POR MES: JULIO

JULY DEADLINE SCHOLARSHIPS!


*ERCA COMMUNITY CONTRIBUTION SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is for high school students who are legal residents of the United States. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must have recognized a need or problem in their community, have determined a way to address this need or solve the problem, have developed an action plan, and have worked to put the action plan in place so as to address the need or solve the problem. The action plan must be a unique project developed by the student, not a project developed by an established group of which the student is a member. See website for official rules. Applications must be postmarked by July 11, 2014, and received by July 22, 2014. To apply, visit the ERCA website at http://www.studentresearch.org/application

HALLOWEEN EXPRESS SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: July 10th              Amount: $1,000.00

This scholarship contest is open to all fields of study for students who are at least 18 years of age or older and have been accepted to an accredited post secondary undergraduate program or college located in the United States for the 2015 school year. The program can be a two or four year vocational, college or university. Financial need is not a consideration for this scholarship.

How to Enter

Submit your essay along with the information requested using this ONLINE FORM. You will be asked to provide some personal information along with a photo head shot.  All entries must use the online form. 

Funding Award

The winner will receive the scholarship funds directly via Paypal. If you don't have aPaypal account, it only takes a few minutes to set one up and it's free. For more information and application, please, visit:  http://www.halloweenexpress.com/scholarship.php



NURSEJOURNAL.ORG  'GLOBAL HEALTH SCHOLARSHIP' FOR STUDENTS IN NURSING PROGRAMS, UNDERGRADUATES AND GRADUATES,  MERIT-BASED SCHOLARSHIP. 

 Deadline: July 15th         Award: $3,000            Eligibility: DACA/ Undocumented students 

NurseJournal.org is pleased to announce the first ever Global Health Scholarship for Online & Campus based education program candidates. We will offer one $3,000 merit-based scholarship every year to deserving Global Health candidates.  This merit-based Global Health Scholarship is awarded to a student to pay for the costs of their online or campus based education. It may be awarded to anyone who is currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate level, global health related program in nursing, medicine, or public health. International students are welcome to apply if they are currently be enrolled in a qualified program.  Selection Criteria: Winning applicants for The NurseJournal.org Global Health Scholarship are evaluated by overall merit and quality of the scholarship essay in addition to the other criteria below. Financial need is not a consideration for this scholarship. Candidates are judged on formal registration and the written essay portion. Registration is weighted 25%, Essay 50%, and Work History and Activities at 25%. Additional considered criteria are:  GPA (min 3.2 on a 4.0 scale), Extra-curricular activities, Employment history.

The criteria considered in the written essay is your ability to write a strong answer that directly answers the global health question that is presented. You will also need to provide insights based upon facts to support any claims you make.  The scholarship award IS $3,000 payment by check directly to a qualifying nursing or global health educational program. Please direct any questions, comments to the Scholarship Coordinator, M. Ann Steele: [email protected] or visit: http://nursejournal.org/global-health-nursing-scholarship/    for application and more information. 


AIA St. Louis Scholarships

Deadline: July 1                  Award: $500 to $12,000  

The AIA St. Louis Scholarship Fund provides several scholarship opportunities for students studying architecture at an NAAB accredits school of Architecture for third, fourth and fifth year and graduate work in their academic career. Students must reside in the St. Louis metropolitan region, but the School of Architecture may be located anywhere. Some scholarships require an in-person interview. Award amounts vary from $500 to $12,000 per year. For more information, visit:  http://www.aia-stlouis.org/aia_scholarships.asp

Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation Education Support Awards

Deadline: July 30     Award: up to $5,000     Eligible Grade Levels: High school senior – Vocational/Technical College, Bachelors Degree or Graduate programs.

DACA students can apply!

This award is for women who are at least 17 years old. To qualify, applicants must be mothers with minor children. Applicants must be enrolled in a skills training, ESL, or GED program; or pursuing a technical/vocational degree, an associate’s degree, a first bachelor’s degree, or a professional/master’s/doctoral degree. Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited program during the 2014-2015 academic year and must be low-income (annual family income less than $18,000 for a family of 2; $24,000 for a family of 3; $27,000 for a family of 4). Awards may be used for direct school expenses or for living expenses while enrolled in an educational program. To apply visit:  http://www.patsyminkfoundation.org/edsupport.html


Journalism Education Association Future Teacher Scholarship

Deadline: July 1     Award: $1,000        Eligibility: Americans, DACA students can apply as well.

This scholarship is for education majors who intend to teach scholastic journalism. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be upper-division or master's degree students in a college program designed to prepare them for teaching at the secondary school level. Current secondary school journalism teachers who are in a degree program to improve their journalism teaching skills are also eligible for this scholarship. To apply, visit:  http://jea.org/home/awards-honors/future-teacher-scholarships/fts-application/


Harold E. Ennes/Robert D. Greenberg Scholarships

Deadline: July 1     Award: $1,000 – $3,000

These scholarships are for college students who have a career interest in the technical aspects of broadcasting. These scholarships are typically presented to applicants who have some work experience in broadcast engineering and who are interested in continuing their education in order to advance their careers. Preference is given to those who are employed at least part-time in broadcast engineering and also to those who are SBE Members. To apply, visit: 

http://www.sbe. org/sections/documents/EnnesScholarshipAPPLICATION2014.pdf


National Federation of Paralegal Associations/Thomson Reuters Scholarship

Deadline: July 1     Award: Varies

This scholarship is for students who are pursuing a paralegal education. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be enrolled part- or full-time and have an maintain a “B” average.

To apply, visit: http://www.paralegals.org/default.asp?page=9


Migrant Farmworker Baccalaureate Scholarship

Deadline: July 1     Award: $2,000     DACA students are eligible as well.

This scholarship is for migrant farm worker students who have successfully completed one year at an accredited college or university. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must have a recent history of movement for agricultural employment, and demonstrate scholastic achievement and financial need. To apply, visit: http://migrant.net/migrant/scholarships/mfb.htm


Ashley Soule Conroy Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: July 1      Award: $3,000                  Eligibility: American Citizenship NOT REQUIRED
This scholarship is for students who are planning to participate in full-time study abroad for at least one full semester outside of the United States. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be enrolled as undergraduate students at a four-year college or university in the United States and have completed at least one year of college-level course work or 30 hours of earned credit at the college or university. Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA and demonstrate financial need. Only spring and fall semester study abroad programs are eligible; applications for spring semester are due by December 1 and applications for Fall semester are due by July 1. To apply visit:  http://www.ashleysfoundation.org/pdf/scholarship_application.pdf


Champions for Christ Scholarship

Deadline: July 1      Award: varies
This scholarship is for students who have surrendered their lives to full-time Christian service and are preparing for full-time Christian ministry. To apply for this scholarship, applicants must describe the field of service to which they feel the Lord has called them and provide a personal statement of salvation and a statement of doctrinal beliefs. They must also specify the amount of aid, in dollars, which they are requesting. To apply, visit:  http://www.championsforchrist.us/assets/applets/CFCAppl.pdf


IP Video Contest

Deadline: July 1      Award: $5,000
Must create a video answering a given question related to patented inventions.  This scholarship is for individuals ages 13 years and older residing in the United States, the District of Columbia, and territories and possessions of the United States. To apply, applicants must create a video of no more than 90 seconds in length that answers one of four given questions related to patented inventions. Applicants between the ages of 13 and 18 must be enrolled full-time in an accredited secondary, college level, or trade school. Applicants who are home schooled are also eligible to participate. Please see website for full submission rules and guidelines:  http://www.ipvideocontest.com/?page_id=24


Frank J. Richter Scholarship

Deadline: July 1      Award: $1,000
Preference given to students pursuing studies in the transportation field.  This scholarship is for students enrolled at an accredited college or university in the United States or Canada. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be enrolled at the time of application as full-time undergraduate or graduate students at an accredited college or university. Preference is given to applicants enrolled in the transportation field. Applicants must have at least a 2.75 accumulated GPA and accumulate enough credited from accredited school(s) in time for the fall semester to obtain at least a sophomore-level standing. To apply visit:  http://www.railroadsuperintendents.org/FrankJRichter


Brian White National Academic Scholarship

Deadline: July 1      Award: $1,000
Must write an essay on a given topic related to DUI/DWI offenders. This scholarship is for students who are in the final year of high school or currently enrolled as undergraduates at an accredited college or university in the United States. Applicants must be 17 years of age or older. To apply, applicants must write an original essay of 400 to 600 words on the following topic: "Should DUI/DWI offenders be imprisoned on the first offense? What if the offenders decision to drive drunk resulted in the injury of an innocent person? Explain your answer."  Please, visit:  http://www.attorneybrianwhite.com/scholarships.php


CBCF Environmental Studies Scholarship

Deadline: July 3      Award: $5,000
For students pursuing an environmental career.  This scholarship is for rising undergraduate college juniors and seniors currently enrolled full-time at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States. To qualify, applicants must be pursuing a degree in a subject that will lead to an environmental career, e.g., biology, chemistry, physics, environmental sciences, geological sciences, food sciences, natural resources, environmental engineering, etc. (see application for a full list eligible majors). Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, exhibit leadership ability, participate in community service activities, and be US citizens or legal residents. To apply, visit:  http://www.cbcfinc.org/cbcf-environmental-studies-scholarship.html


Donna Foss Independence Day Essay Scholarship Contest

Deadline: July 13      Award: $1,000 – $5,000
Must write an essay on a given topic related to America.  This scholarship contest is open to US citizens of all national backgrounds that are currently studying in the United States or in an American military school of the country. To qualify, applicants must be high school students, in gradates 9 -12, attending a public, private, alternative, parochial school, or home study program. Recent high school graduates are eligible to participate as long as the deadline of the current contest falls within 12 months after graduation. To apply, applicants must write an essay on the theme, "Happy birthday, America." Applicants may develop the topic in any way they choose and are encouraged to be creative. Essays will be evaluated on the following criteria: creativity, theme development, clarity of ideas, and mechanics. To apply, visit:  http://www.joefossinstitute.org/joe-foss-institute-programs/educational-scholarships/


Women In Defense HORIZONS Scholarship

Deadline: July 15     Award: $12,000     Eligible Grade Levels: College junior – Postgraduate

This scholarship is for women who are currently enrolled at an accredited college/university, full- or part-time. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must demonstrate interest in pursuing a career related to national security or defense. Applicants must have attained at least junior level status (60 credits), demonstrate financial need, have a minimum 3.25 GPA, and be US citizens. To apply visit:  http://wid.ndia.org/horizon/Pages/default.aspx


Joshua Gomes Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: July 15      Award: $1,000
For students who are HIV positive or have AIDS.  This scholarship is for students who are HIV positive or have AIDS. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be accepted at or enrolled in full-time undergraduate or graduate study at a US college, university, institute, or technical college. Previous applicants and recipients are encouraged to re-apply each year. Note that scholarship materials must be received, not postmarked, by the deadline date. See "Frequently Asked Questions" for information on privacy and personal information for this scholarship.  To apply, visit:  http://joshuagomes.org/scholarship/


WIIT Charitable Trust Scholarship Program

Deadline: July 15      Award: $1,500
This scholarship is for women who are undergraduate or graduate students enrolled or accepted at an accredited US university or college, either full-time or part-time. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must have a demonstrated interest in international development, international relations, international trade, international economics, or international business. Awards will be based on the quality of the assigned essay. The selection committee will also pay close attention to the candidate's interest in international trade issues. To apply visit:

http://www.wiittrust.org/pdfs/2014_WIIT_Scholarship_Program.pdf

Media Fellows Program

Deadline: July 16      Award: $5,000
For students preparing for a career in public policy, advertising research, management, planning, and/or buying.  This scholarship is for rising college juniors and seniors in good academic standing. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be full-time, degree-seeking students whose major or minor prepares them for a career in strategic public policy, advertising research, management, planning, and buying. These include, but are not limited to, mass communications, journalism, marketing (business or mass communications), and political science. Applicants must also have a minimum 3.0 GPA in their major concentration. Graduate students are not eligible. To apply visit: http://www.mediascholars.org/media-fellows-program/application/


Marcena Lozano Donate Life Scholarship Fund

Deadline: July 18      Award: $1,000 – $3,000
For organ transplant recipients.   This scholarship is for organ transplant recipients between the ages of 17 and 26 who are graduating high school seniors or current undergraduate college students. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must demonstrate financial need and provide a verification letter from a physician or transplant coordinator. Applicants must attend an undergraduate program at an accredited college, university, or trade/technical school certificate program during the 2014-2015 academic year.  For more information visit:  http://marcenasmiracles.com/scholarship.html  and to apply visit: http://marcenasmiracles.com/Public/Files/Scholarship%20Forms/2014ScholarshipApplication.pdf


Sharps Compliance Scholarship Essay Contest

Deadline: July 18      Award: $750 – $1,500
For students pursuing studies in the health care field.  This contest is for US and Canadian citizens who have been accepted to or are currently enrolled in an accredited university for the fall 2014 semester. To qualify, applicants must be pursuing health care related studies. To apply, applicants must submit an essay on a given topic related to the health care industry. To apply, visit:  http://www.sharpsinc.com/learning-center/scholarships


Caitlin Brondolo Golf Scholarship

Deadline: July 26     Award: $2,500     Eligible Grade Levels: High school senior

This scholarship is for women who are graduating high school seniors accepted to an accredited college or university in the United States. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must have played a minimum of two years on a high school golf team and must be accepted and preparing to play on a collegiate golf team. Applicants also must have a 3.5 GPA. To apply, visit:

http://www.caitlinfoundation.org/images/CB-Golf-Scholarship2014.pdf


Family Travel Forum Teen Travel Writing Scholarship

Deadline: July 27      Award: $250 – $1,000
Must submit a travel blog.  This scholarship is for students between the ages of 13 and 18 attending grades 8-12 as of June 27, 2014 who attend a junior or high school in the United States or Canada, or an American school abroad, or are enrolled in a US homeschool program. Graduating seniors are only eligible if you submit your completed travel blog on or before June 27, 2014. To apply, applicants must sign up to be members of the MyFamilyTravels.com community and submit a travel blog; see website for complete details. To apply, visit:  http://myfamilytravels.com/node/67


Platt Family Scholarship Prize Essay Contest

Deadline: July 31      Award: $500 – $1,500       Elegibility: No citizenship required. DACA can apply.


Must submit an essay on a given topic related to Abraham Lincoln.  This scholarship essay contest is for full-time undergraduate students at American colleges or universities. To apply, applicants must submit an essay addressing the topic, "Lincoln and the Hard Hand of War." To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must have been enrolled as full-time college students during the spring 2014 semester. Applicants do not need to be American citizens to apply as long as they are attending an American college or university during the eligibility period. To apply, visit:  http://www.thelincolnforum.org/scholarship-essay-contest.php


Lint Center for National Security Studies Scholarship

Deadline: July 31      Award: $500 – $1,500
For students pursuing a career related to national security. To apply visit:  http://www.lintcenter.org/scholarships.htm


NAPW Rising Stars Education Scholarship

Deadline: July 13     Award: $2,500 to $5,000     

Eligible Grade Levels: High school senior – College senior

This scholarship is for students who are daughters of active NAPW (National Association of Professional Women)  members. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be undergraduate students who are enrolled as full-time students for the fall 2014 semester at an accredited college, university, or certified trade school. To apply visit:

http://risingstars.napw.com/

Sonic Electronix’s Audiophile Scholarship

Deadline: July 31      Award: $1,000
For students pursuing a career in the audio industry.  This scholarship is for students who plan to pursue a career in the audio industry. Students with a passion for DJ equipment or who understand the intricacies of headphones are encouraged to apply. Students whose academic careers will involve automotive, mechanical, or electrical engineering are also welcome to apply.

To apply, visit: http://www.sonicelectronix.com/audiophile-scholarship.php


“My Mentor Was Me” Scholarship Video Challenge

Deadline: July 31     Award: $1,000                 Eligibility: DACA students can apply as well.

To apply for this scholarship, applicants must submit a video between one and three minutes in length that identifies and describes the impact a mentor has had on their pursuit of success and the importance of mentor-mentee relationships.  This scholarship is for high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students who are attending a school within the United States--or one that is operated overseas by the US government--in the fall of 2013. International students are eligible as long as they meet the aforementioned criteria. To apply for this scholarship, applicants must submit a video between one and three minutes in length that identifies and describes the impact a mentor has had on their pursuit of success and the importance of mentor-mentee relationships. Applicants may upload up to three videos for consideration. See website for more details. To apply, visit: http://www.mymentorwasme-challenge.com/index.html


Minority Scholarship Award for College Students

Deadline: July 1     Award: $1,000

This scholarship is for AIChE student members. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be undergraduate chemical engineering majors who are members of a minority group that is underrepresented in chemical engineering, such as African American, Hispanic, Native American, or Alaskan Native. Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA. To apply, visit:  http://www.aiche.org/community/awards/minority-affairs-committees-minority-scholarship-awards-college-students

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/


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

DrugNews College Scholarship

Deadline: July 31st.                            Award: $1,000.00

DrugNews is the #1 consumer resource for drug research, development, safety and litigation news. DrugNews supports those who research the safety of medications or help develop new drug concepts. As part of its mission, we offer a scholarship programs for the Summer and Fall semesters! These awards target those students planning a career in drug research, or with family members affected by a permanent drug injury.

The scholarships awards $1,000 to a deserving undergraduate student each semester. Requirements are:

  • be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident currently enrolled in an accredited college or university
  • have completed at least 15 hours of undergraduate course work towards their degree
  • submit an online application with an essay and transcript.

For applications and more information visit: 

R&D Systems Scholarship Application for the Fall 
Deadline: July 17                           Amount: $1,500.00     Open to International students!

R&D Systems is proud to support education in science with a scholarship program established to students who are pursuing a degree in a science related field.

The R&D Systems Scholarship Program will be awarded to students pursuing a degree in a science related field. A $1500 (or international currency equivalent) scholarship will be awarded twice a year for one student in the fall semester and one student in the spring semester. Requirements are transcript, essay and application. For more information and applications, please visit:  https://www.rndsystems.com/scholarship-application

Novus Biologicals Scholarship Program
Deadlline: July 10th                      Amount: $ 1,500.00         Open to international students!

The Novus Biologicals Scholarship Program is awarded to students pursuing a degree in a science related field twice a year. A $1500 (or international currency equivalent) scholarship will be awarded to one student for the fall and spring semesters. Requirements are: complete online application, write an essay and submit transcript. For application or more information, visit:  http://www.novusbio.com/scholarship-program.html


Fall Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship Award

Deadline: July 27                        Award: $5,000 to $10,000

Thermo Fisher Scientific is offering our future science scholars an opportunity to win $10,000 in scholarship funding for the Fall semester. This scholarship was created to help provide educational opportunities for the future generation of scientists. Graduate students or undergraduate students must be enrolled in an accredited college for the Fall semester to qualify for this scholarship. A pre-selected committee will award two $10,000 scholarships and four $5,000 scholarships among the candidates.

Requirements:

  • - Candidate must be enrolled as a graduate or undergraduate student at an accredited college or university for the Fall semester
  • - Candidate must have a declared major of Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry or a related life science field
  • - Graduate students must have received a cumulative undergraduate GPA of > 3.0 on a 4.0 scale;  Graduate students should be maintaining a GPA of > 3.0 on a 4.0 scale during Graduate School
  • - Sophomores and Juniors must have a cumulative college GPA of > 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • - Freshman must have a cumulative high school GPA of > 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • - Candidates must complete an application [if selected, an official transcript will be required]
For more information and application visit:                                                                    http://www.pierce-antibodies.com/PierceScholarship/

* -The Persons in or Affected by Recovery Scholarship 

Deadline:   July 1st                       Award:$1,000.00          Eligibility: No citizenship required

This scholarship offered by Andy Green Law was created to acknowledge the powerful journey that accompanies addiction recovery.  The Persons in or Affected by Recovery Scholarship is open to all qualifying students enrolled in a 2-year, 4-year, graduate level or certification program. Andy Green Law will award one $1,000 scholarship to the student who writes the best response to the following question:

1. Explain your road to recovery (or a loved one’s road to recovery), and how it has impacted your desire to pursue your future goals.


Students must be enrolled in a 2-year, 4-year, graduate level or certification program.

All entries must be a minimum of 500 and maximum of 1000 words. Diagrams, schematics, illustrations and photographs may be included as supporting documents.

All entries must be submitted no later than July 1st.

To apply or for more information, visit:    http://www.andygreenlaw.com/scholarship/

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