Outside (non-CofO) Scholarships
Undergraduate Financial Aid Programs of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
This scholarship fund is intended to assist residents of the Appalachian mountain region pursuing full-time post-secondary education.
- Be members of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.),
- Be high school graduates or GED recipients,
- Be U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the U.S.,
- Be full-time residents of Appalachia,
- Demonstrate financial need.
Preference will be given to undergraduate students.
Nontraditional-age students with no previous college experience are encouraged to apply for this scholarship.
Range of Awards: $200 to $1000 per academic year. Renewal is possible.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: July 1
Contact: Kathy smith, 888-728-7228 x5745 or Ksmith@ctr.pcusa.org
American Dietetics Association:
National Presbyterian College Scholarship
Deadline: January 31
Applications are available in the Financial Aid Office.
- Be an active member of a Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) church,
- U.S. citizen or permanent resident,
- Preparing to enter as a full-time freshman in a participating college or university related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.),
- A high school senior,
- Provide an official high school transcript confirming a cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale,
- Take the SAT/ACT exam no later than December 15 of their senior year in high school,
- Write a 500 word essay on an assigned topic,
- Demonstrate financial need by filing a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
American Chemical Society
Deadline: March 1
- African American, Hispanic/Latin, or American Indian,
- U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the U.S.,
- Full-time student at an accredited college, university, or community college,
- High academic achievers in chemistry or science (GPA 3.0 or better),
- Demonstrate financial need,
- Plan to major in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering or a chemically-related science and planning a career in the chemical sciences or chemical technology.
Graduating Seniors concerned about paying back student loans. Call 1-800-942-2677 or visit www.cns.gov
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Scholarships
American Royal Association
Deadline: May 31
Application is available in the Financial Aid Office.
- GPA 2.5 or greater,
- Sophomore or Junior,
- Pursue a degree in agriculture.
Glenn Miller Society Scholarship
Deadline: March 12
Applications are available in the Financial Aid Office
- Graduating high school seniors or first year college student who intend to make music a central part of their future,
- Must submit a vocal or instrumental tape along with the application.
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
- Hispanic American students transferring from a community college to a four-year institution.
National Hispanic Explorers Scholarship
- U.S. citizen of Hispanic background residing in the fifty states or Puerto Rico,
- Pursue a science, computer science, engineering or NASA-related major,
- Full-time student,
- GPA 3.0 or greater.
The Hispanic College Fund Scholars Program
includes multiple scholarship programs which you can read about below. Each program has different requirements and deadlines. Once you complete your applications, HCF will match you to the scholarship program to meet your needs. Good luck!
- be Hispanic,
- maintain a 3.0 Grade Point Average (on a 4.0 scale),
- be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident,
- reside in the U.S. or Puerto Rico,
- be a current or rising undergraduate (some programs accept grad. students) student or a high school senior enrolling at a college or university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico,
- demonstrate financial need.
*Some HCF Programs also require that a student be pursuing a certain area of study.
* Students studying Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Pharmacy and Nursing are highly encourage to apply.*Please note: HCF only accepts online applications. No paper applications are available. http://scholarships.hispanicfund.org/applications/
KY3 BROADCAST SCHOLARSHIP
KY3 is the leading television station in Springfield, Missouri. We have a keen interest in the excellence of
broadcast education. KY3 has established this scholarship to encourage students of the highest caliber to enter broadcasting as a career and to seek the highest quality education in the field.
KY3 will be awarding two (2), thousand dollar scholarships ($1,000) for the 2011-2012 school year.
- Be an Arkansas or Missouri resident, with a permanent address in one of the following Counties: ARKANSAS: Baxter, Boone, Carroll, Fulton, Marion and Newton MISSOURI: Barry, Benton, Camden, Cedar, Christian, Dade, Dallas, Dent, Douglas, Greene, Hickory, Howell, Lawrence, Laclede, Oregon, Ozark, Polk, Pulaski, St. Clair, Shannon, Stone, Taney, Texas, Webster, and Wright,
- Attending a post-secondary institution (two or four-year college or vo-tech/trade school) during the 2011-12 school year,
- Enrolled in a broadcast or related curriculum, which provides training and expertise applicable to a broadcast operation. Broadcast related degrees may include, but are not limited to: Accounting, Communications, Engineering, Journalism, Mass Media and Marketing,
- Enrolled in at least 12 hours each semester the scholarship is awarded,
- Minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale or equivalent,
- Application Deadline: April 15.
James Madison Memorial Fellowship
Current and prospective secondary school teachers of American History, American Government, and Social Studies. Graduating Seniors wanting to apply for graduate studies for a master degree in the arts, teaching, or education. Call 1-800-525-6927 or visit www.jamesmadison.com
Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation:
Missouri Waste Control Coalition Environmental Scholarship
Deadline: April 15
Application is available in the Financial Aid Office.
- GPA 2.7 or greater,
- Full-time student,
- Based on community service, leadership experience, extracurricular activities, academic achievement,
- Have in interest in the environmental studies field.
Talbots Scholarship Foundation
Talbots Scholarship Foundation will award $180,000 in college scholarships for the 2011 academic year, including up to 10 $15,000 scholarships and one $30,000 scholarship to an extraordinary finalist demonstrating courage, conviction and an insatiable entrepreneurial spirit.
- Be women currently residing in the United States or Canada,
- Be women who have earned a high school diploma or their GED on or before September 2000,
- Be enrolled or planning to enroll in a full- or part-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited 2- or 4- year college, university, or vocational-technical school,
- Be attending the full 2011-12 academic year and receiving a degree no earlier than May 2012,
- Have at least two semesters (24 credit hours or more) remaining to complete an undergraduate degree as of the beginning of the 2012 fall academic term.
TEPCOR Clinical Scholarship:
National Association of Junior Auxiliary Scholarship
The National Association of Junior Auxiliaries, Inc. was established in 1941 with the purpose of uniting members "to render charitable services which are beneficial to the general public, with particular emphasis on children, and to cooperate with other organizations performing similar services." Today the growing Association continues the focus of meeting the needs of children and youth in keeping with the NAJA slogan: "Care Today - Character Tomorrow".
- Working or planning to work DIRECTLY with children,
- Pursuing graduate level studies for one year in fields which address the special needs of children and youth. Graduate fields of study include, but are not limited to: Counseling, Psychology, Mental Health, Special Education, Speech Pathology, Exceptional Children, Remedial Skills Development, Hearing Impaired, Gifted and Talented, etc. Scholarships are NOT awarded for graduate work in administration or general education,
- A U.S. citizen and a permanent resident of a state with a Junior Auxiliary Chapter: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee, and Texas,
- Planning to attend a U.S. college or university for full-time or part-time study.
Application forms are available online ONLY between September 1 through February 1 to residents of states in which NAJA has Chapters (Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee, and Texas) from the NAJA web site: http://www.najanet.org
The National Physical Science Consortium Scholarship
3716 S. Hope St, Suite 348
Los Angeles, CA 9007
Deadline November 30
NPSC offers two programs:
- The Traditional NPSC Program provides a two-phase, six-year fellowship. Initial support is for two or three years, depending on the employer-sponsor. If the student makes satisfactory progress and continues to meet the conditions of the award, support may continue for a total of up to six years. Students typically apply during their senior year,
- The Dissertation Support Program provides support while the graduate student conducts dissertation research. Students should apply in the year prior to the beginning of their dissertation research program, but not until they can describe their research at least in general terms,
- NPSC welcomes applications from all qualified students, with continued emphasis on recruitment of a diverse pool of female and underrepresented minority applicants.
(Tag and Label Manufacturers Institute)
6 scholarships offered annually to students across the nation
Applicant must :
- Be a Sophomore or Junior,
- Be a Full-Time Student,
- Have a Major dealing with label and tag manufacturing:
- Graphic Arts,
- Graphic Design,
- Have a 3.0 GPA or higher,
- Send an official transcript,
- Have 3 references from persons who are not family members,
- Send a one page, typed personal essay including:
- Personal Information about yourself (special circumstances, interests, activities, etc.),
- Financial circumstances (Include any other financial aid received),
- Career and/or Educational Goals that relate to the tag and label industry,
- Employment Experience,
- Reasons why you should be chosen.
Scholarship renewal is done by sending a letter to the TLMI office stating how the scholarship has impacted the year.
The Udall Foundation provides students with a maximum of $5,000 for tuition, room and board, or other educational expenses.
- Be a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or permanent resident,
- Be committed to a career related to the environment, OR a Native American or Alaskan Native committed to a career in tribal public policy or Native American health care,
- Be a sophomore or junior, pursuing a bachelor’s or associate’s degree,
- Have a college grade-point average of at least a 3.0,
- Be nominated by Dan Swearengen, the Udall Scholarship faculty representative.
U.S. Bank Internet Scholarship Program
U.S. Bank will award forty (40) $1,000 scholarships through a random drawing process.
- A high school senior planning to enroll or a current college freshmen, sophomore or junior at an eligible four-year college or university participating in the U.S. Bank No Fee Education Loan Program,
- A United States citizen or permanent resident alien.