scholarships

December 16, 2009
RONALD MC DONALD HOUSE CHARITIES - Deadline 2/16/2010 The Ronald McDonald House Charities U.S. Scholarship Program seeks to invest in students who are exemplary role models in their communities and have the initiative to fulfill their educational goals. To help them accomplish this, the network of U.S. Chapters, along with RMHC Global, offers scholarships to […]

RONALD MC DONALD HOUSE CHARITIES - Deadline 2/16/2010

The Ronald McDonald House Charities U.S. Scholarship Program seeks to invest in students who are exemplary role models in their communities and have the initiative to fulfill their educational goals.

To help them accomplish this, the network of U.S. Chapters, along with RMHC Global, offers scholarships to students in financial need who have demonstrated both academic achievement and community involvement.

Scholarships are for students in the United States, living in areas where there are participating local Chapters.

Apply at www.rmhc.org.

KFC COLONEL'S SCHOLARS - Deadline 2/10/2010

KFC Colonel’s Scholars is looking for outstanding seniors with financial need and entrepreneurial spirit.

Awards are up to $20,000 for tuition, fees, textbooks, and room and board.

Students must have at least a 2.75 GPA, plan to enroll in a public college/university within their state, plan to pursue a bachelor’s degree, be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, and demonstrate financial need.

Visit www.kfcscholars.org or call 866-KFC-7240 for more information.

ANNE FRANK AWARDS (STUDENTS AND EDUCATORS) - Deadline 1/15/2010

Applicants must be graduating high school seniors who are community leaders and have been accepted to a four-year college.

The winning applicant receives a $10,000 scholarship; runners up receive $1,000.

The award recognizes students who exemplify the commitment, ideals and courage that Anne Frank represents today.

Examples of such activities include, Acting as spokespersons for tolerance; On a daily basis, having the courage to be bridge builders and peacemakers; Creating and/or participating in programs that address intolerance, violence prevention and conflict resolution; Standing up against intolerance by leading or participating in community-based organizations.

http://www.annefrank.com/

YOUNG EPIDEMIOLOGY SCHOLARS - Deadline 2/1/2010

The Young Epidemiology Scholars (YES) Competition for original student research is designed to inspire students to investigate the behavioral, biological, environmental, and social factors that affect health and, based upon this knowledge, to identify ways to improve the health of the public.

The YES Competition awards up to 120 college scholarships each year to high school juniors and seniors who conduct research projects that apply epidemiological methods of analysis to a health-related issue.

Epidemiologists seek answers to why some people get sick and others don't. In other words, epidemiology is the science of exploring patterns of disease, illness, and injury within populations with the goal of developing methods for prevention, control, and treatment to improve health.

http://www.collegeboard.com/yes/

PROJECT MATH MINDS - Deadline 3/15/2010

The Actuarial Foundation has joined with Mu Alpha Theta, the National High School and Two-Year College Mathematics Honor Society, to implement Project Math Minds, a new actuarial-related project that for high school students.

Students compete for college scholarship money provided by The Actuarial Foundation.

Winners will present their results at the Mu Alpha Theta National Convention to other members of the Honor Society.

http://www.actfnd.org/programs/youth/math_minds.shtml

SAE ENGINEERING & SCIENCE SCHOLARSHIPS - Deadline 1/15/2010

SAE offers various of awards, scholarships, loans and internships for engineering students through the SAE Foundation.

Scholarships are available for both undergraduate and graduate engineering students.

SAE Scholarships Include: BMW / SAE Engineering Scholarship (renewable) SAE Detroit Section Technical Scholarship (renewable) SAE / Ford Partnership for Advanced Studies Scholarship (freshman year only) Edward D. Hendrickson/SAE Engineering Scholarship (renewable) Tau Beta Pi / SAE Engineering Scholarship (freshman year only) TMC / SAE Donald D. Dawson Technical Scholarship (renewable) SAE Women Engineers Committee Scholarship (freshman year only) Fred M. Young Sr./SAE Engineering Scholarship (renewable)

http://students.sae.org/awdscholar/scholarships/

PRINCETON PRIZE IN RACE RELATIONS - Deadline: 1/31/2010

The Princeton Prize in Race Relations seeks to honor students in grades 9-12 who are doing outstanding work in their communities or schools to advance the cause of improving race relations.

http://www.princeton.edu/pprize/

HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE ESSAY AWARD – Deadline: 04/12/2010

The Holocaust Remembrance Project is a national essay contest for high school students designed to encourage and promote the study of the Holocaust.

The Holland & Knight Charitable Foundation provides the resources for the operation of this project.

First-place winning students, teachers, and Holocaust survivors participate in an all-expense paid trip to a leading Holocaust Museum. In addition, scholarships of up to $5,000 will be awarded to the first-place national winners.

Since the project's inception in 1995, the Holland & Knight Charitable Foundation has awarded more than $1,000,000 in scholarships and prizes. Tens of thousands of high school students have participated as researchers and writers. Selected teachers are asked to join the scholarship week, and are provided with teaching materials and specialized symposia.

http://holocaust.hklaw.com/

"OH, THE PLACES YOU’LL GO!” SCHOLARSHIP – Deadline: 02/15/2010

Essay contest based on Dr. Seuss’s “Oh, the Places You’ll Go!”

http://origin-www.seussville.com/ohtheplaces/

DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION – Deadline: Varies

Multiple achievement-based scholarships

http://www.dar.org/natsociety/edout_scholar.cfm#general

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