AIGC offers this list as a courtesy to our peer organizations and students. All information regarding each of the following scholarships is submitted by each program.

Please contact each of the following organizations directly with any questions or concerns.

To post a scholarship on this page, please email web@aigcs.org.



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Union Pacific Railroad CONAH Scholarship for Native American Students

This scholarship is a $500 or $1000 award to assist Native American Students in defraying the cost of higher education. Recipients are chosen on the basis of scholastic ability, leadership, and need. All selections are within the discretion of the CONAH Scholarship Committee and are final.

To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must:

  • Be a citizen of the United States
  • Be of Native American Descent
  • Obtain a High School Diploma or G.E.D by June 30, 2015.
  • Be enrolled Full Time at an accredited College/University
  • Be pursuing a Certificate/Associate/Bachelor/Master Degree
  • Have a grade point average of 2.5 or above on a 4.0 scale or equivalent.

The submission deadline for all Council of Native American (CONAH) Scholarship applications including all supporting documents is March 31, 2015. Click here to download the 2015 CONAH Scholarship Application Form.
Applications and other information postmarked after March 31, 2015, will not be accepted.

Newberry Library Fellowship Program

If you study the humanities, the Newberry has something for you!
Newberry fellowships provide support to researchers who wish to use our collection. We promise you intriguing and often rare materials; a lively, interdisciplinary community of researchers; individual consultations on your research with staff curators, librarians, and other scholars; and an array of both scholarly and public programs. Applicants may apply for both Long- and Short- Term Fellowships within one academic year. All applicants are strongly encouraged to consult the Newberry’s online catalog and collection guides before applying.
We are now accepting applications for the 2015-16 academic year.
For more information, visit our website: www.newberry.org/fellowships

Long-Term Fellowships (Deadline: December 1, 2014)
Long-Term Fellowships are intended to support individual scholarly research and promote serious intellectual exchange through active participation in the Newberry’s scholarly activities. Applicants must hold a PhD at the time of application in order to eligible. Applicants may apply for 4 to 12 months of support, with a stipend of $4,200 per month. For more information, including a list of available Long-Term Fellowships, please visit: www.newberry.org/long-term-fellowships.

Short-Term Fellowships (Deadline: January 15, 2015)
Short-Term Fellowships are available to postdoctoral scholars, PhD candidates, and those who hold other terminal degrees. Most fellowships are restricted to scholars who live and work outside the Chicago Metro area. Short-Term Fellowships are generally awarded for one continuous month in residence at the Newberry, with stipends of $2,500 per month. Applicants must demonstrate a specific need for the Newberry’s collection. For more information, including a list of available Short-Term Fellowships, please visit www.newberry.org/short-term-fellowships.

Research and Academic Programs
The Newberry Library
60 West Walton Street | Chicago, IL 60610
312-255-3666 | research@newberry.org

Ellis Injury Law Diversity Scholarship Award

Ellis Law Corporation is happy to announce its first scholarship award in favor of students who wish to attain a degree in law. Legal education in this country has never been more competitive or more costly, and it is our goal to help interested candidates realize their potential. Part of this initiative is the promotion of diversity within our law schools and ultimately, our profession.

The Ellis Injury Law Diversity Scholarship Award is for $3,000 available to both undergraduate and law school students who are either members of an ethnic/racial minority OR have shown a strong commitment to diversity issues throughout their education.

Please read on for a more thorough review of eligibility requirements and application procedures.

Who is Eligible?

To be eligible for the scholarship award, candidates must be EITHER:

  • A member of an ethnic/racial minority OR
  • An individual who has made a demonstrative commitment to diversity issues within his or her school and/or community

ALL candidates must be accepted at, or attending a 4-year college program with the intention of pursuing a legal degree; OR accepted at, or attending an ABA-accredited law school within the United States.

All candidates will also be required to submit a copy of their most current transcript reflecting a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Application Process

Candidates must submit a 1500-2000 word essay with respect to recent Supreme Court decisions on affirmative action, including answers to the following questions:

  1. What are your feelings regarding the recent Supreme Court ban on affirmative action in college admissions?
  2. In your opinion, is affirmative action necessary to promoting diversity within our colleges and universities, and if so, why?
  3. Are there any alternatives to affirmative action in schools’ efforts to maintain a diverse student body?

Additional Requirements

The following additional requirements are necessary for all applicants:

  • Only emailed submissions will be considered.
  • Only Word or PDF attachments will be opened.
  • Candidates must include their full name, physical address, email address, and phone number among their application materials.
  • Proof of attendance or acceptance at an accredited school as outlined above.
  • Proof of a minimum 3.0 GPA from the school you currently attend or most recently attended (copy of official transcript is sufficient).

Scholarship Award: $3,000

  • The Diversity Scholarship will be awarded to 3 students. Each student will receive $ 1,000 to be used toward tuition, books or housing at an accredited US undergraduate college program or law school.

Application Deadline

  • All applications must be received by email on or before December 31, 2014.
  • Winners will be announced within 30 business of the application deadline.

Application Submission

Privacy Policy

All applicants agree that by submitting an application:  Ellis injury Law may post essays and any images provided by the applicants on all affiliated firm websites and/or social media platforms.

Questions:

Please submit any questions to: scholarships@alelaw.com

About Ellis Law Corporation

The Los Angeles personal injury lawyers at Ellis Law Corporation are leading trial lawyers representing victims of negligence, car accidents, truck accidents catastrophic injury and wrongful death. The firm is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, and members of American Board of Trial Lawyers.

Mawista Scholarship for Students Studying Abroad with a Child

We are looking for students who won’t give up and who would like to finish their study even with double stress (study and child) because this is very important to us. If you think, that you are the one, send your application now!
International students with a child who are going to manage their studies here in Germany also have the possibility to apply for the scholarship.

The scholarship:
The winner of the scholarship will receive a monthly scholarship of 500 Euro during a 12-month period. That way, you will have more time to take care of your child. 

How to apply:
You can easily apply by sending us the attached application form and a short curriculum vitae to the following e-mail address: info@mawista.com

Selection process:

  • Interested parties have the possibility to apply online until 15.01.2015
  • Our jury will select five finalists until 30.01.2015.
  • A winner of the five selected finalists will be chosen through public vote starting from 01.02.2015 until 15.02.2015.

MAWISTA will offer scholarships every year!

National Medical Fellowships

National Medical Fellowships (NMF) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing the number of underrepresented minority physicians and other professionals in the healthcare workforce in order to improve access to quality healthcare in medically underserved communities.

Current opportunities:

Keystone Symposia Underrepresented Trainee Scholarships

Keystone Symposia is offering scholarships to Students and Postdoctoral Fellows in the life sciences from underrepresented backgrounds. These scholarships, of up to $1,200 USD each, are to be used to help defray the expenses associated with conference attendance, including meeting registration fee, abstract fee, airfare (restrictions may apply based on funding source), ground transportation and lodging costs. Receipts will be required to receive reimbursement for travel expenses other than registration fees. Keystone Symposia strongly encourages those with disabilities to apply for these scholarships (for more information, visit Keystone Symposia Policy on Accessibility). Upcoming Keystone Symposia meetings open for NIH MARC T36 scholarship applications are those taking place in January and February 2015.  The application deadline for the last eligible meeting (Hematopoiesis B6 – February 22-27, 2015) is October 22, 2014.  There are 21 Keystone Symposia meetings (January and February 2015) that are eligible for UR Trainee Scholarships. The application deadline varies with each meeting; each deadline can be found on the Keystone Symposia website. Determination of awardees is made by the meeting organizer based on the abstract submitted.

Eligible Meetings

Eligibility

To be eligible for an Underrepresented Trainee Scholarship, you must be:
  • United States Citizen or United States Permanent Resident
  • A graduate student or postdoctoral fellow currently enrolled in an academic program at the start of the meeting for which you are applying
  • From one of the following federally designated underrepresented backgrounds listed below:
    (If you have a disability, please contact scholarships@keystonesymposia.org for instructions to complete the application):

    • Hispanic American
    • African American
    • Native American or Alaska Native
    • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
    • Bicultural (claims parental heritage to one of the above populations in the United States)
  • An applicant is eligible to receive one award per meeting year (July 1st – June 30th)

Application Process

If you are eligible and wish to be considered for a scholarship, you should complete the following by the scholarship deadline for the meeting you wish to attend.

It is recommended you begin these steps in advance of the deadline date to ensure completion.

  • Complete the Underrepresented Trainee application on the Keystone Symposia website (http://www.keystonesymposia.org/financialaid)
  • Submit an abstract for the meeting to which you are applying (with paid abstract fee)
  • Have your mentor submit a letter via our website to verify your status as a student or postdoc

National Institute of Justice seeks Research Assistantship Candidates for 2015-2016 Academic Year

Topic Area: Research Examining Violence against American Indian (AI) and Alaska Native (AN) Women living in Indian Country and Alaska Native villages
Program Overview: Title IX, Section 904(a) of the Violence against Women and Department of Justice Reauthorization Act of 2005 (VAWA 2005), Pub. Law No. 109-162 (codified at 42 U.S.C. § 3796gg-10 note), as amended by Section 907 of the Violence against Women Reauthorization Act, Pub. L. No. 113-4, calls for the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) to conduct analyses and research on violence against Indian women living in Indian Country and in Alaska Native villages. In conducting its analyses and research, these sections asks NIJ to conduct studies focusing on dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault, sex trafficking, stalking, and murder, and to evaluate the effectiveness of responses to those violations.
NIJ has developed a comprehensive research program consisting of multiple projects that will be accomplished over an extended period of time. The capstone of NIJ’s program is the National Baseline Study (NBS). The NBS is the first study of its kind and is critical to quantifying the magnitude of violence and victimization in tribal communities and understanding service needs. The data collected in this 42-month study (2014-2017) is expected to provide reliable and valid estimates of the scope of the problem and aid in identifying possible solutions for addressing the needs of Native American women. Ultimately, NIJ’s VAIW research program is expected to produce a deeper understanding of the issues faced by Native American women living in Indian Country and Alaska Native villages and help formulate public policies and prevention strategies to decrease the incidence of violent crimes committed against AI and AN women.
The deadline for candidate submissions by GPDs is 5:00 PM ET January 23, 2015. For more information on NIJ’s RAP program, please go to http://nij.gov/funding/Pages/research-assistantship.aspx.

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program is an undergraduate scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend and graduate from the nation’s best four-year colleges and universities. Selected from a nationwide pool of applicants, up to 40 students will become Jack Kent Cooke Scholars and have access to funding for up to four years for undergraduate studies.

Each award is intended to cover a significant share of the student’s educational expenses – including tuition, living expenses, books and required fees. Awards vary by individual, based on the cost of tuition as well as other grants or scholarships he or she may receive.

The application deadline will close on November 04, 2014.

For more information: http://www.jkcf.org/scholarship-programs/college-scholarship

NSF EAPSI Program for U.S. Graduate Students in Science and Engineering

The National Science Foundation (NSF) East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes (EAPSI) Fellowship Program provides U.S. graduate students in science and engineering with an opportunity to spend 8 weeks (10 weeks for Japan) during the summer conducting research at one of the seven host locations in East Asia and Pacific: Australia, China, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Singapore, and Taiwan. The program is a collaboration between NSF and counterpart agencies in each host locations.

EAPSI is open to graduate students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents and are enrolled in a research-oriented Masters or Ph.D. program in science or engineering. Applicants must propose a research project in a field of science, engineering or STEM education supported by NSF, including Engineering; Computer and Information Science and Engineering; Mathematical and Physical Sciences (Mathematics, Physics, Astronomy, Chemistry, Materials, Science); Biological Sciences; Geosciences; Social Behavioral, and Economic Sciences; Education (STEM); and Multidisciplinary Research in these fields. Applicants identify and contact host researchers on their own, prior to submitting their EAPSI proposal; lists of prospective host institutions are available at the end of each Handbook.

NSF provides EAPSI Fellows with a $5,000 stipend and roundtrip airplane ticket to the host location. Our foreign counterparts provide in-country living expenses and accommodations (arrangements vary by host location). Please see www.nsf.gov/eapsi for additional information for the Program Solicitation (NSF 13-593); host location-specific handbooks; How to Apply Guide; and Helpful Tips Applicants.

In 2015, approximately 215 EAPSI Fellows travel to seven locations in the East Asia and Pacific:

  • Australia – 30
  • China – 40
  • Japan – 65
  • Korea – 25
  • New Zealand – 15
  • Singapore – 15
  • Taiwan – 25

The application submission deadline for the Summer 2015 is November 13, 2014.

EAPSI Informational Webinars will be conducted on Tuesday, September 9 and Friday, October 17, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. ET. Log-in instructions will be available at www.nsf.gov/eapsi

Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology

Diversity in Life Science Programs (DLSP) at Keystone Symposia has just been advised that it will receive additional funds to support assistant professors and scientists from industry at an equivalent level who wish to attend Keystone Symposia meetings. The particular meetings available to attend are listed below. These are the only meetings available for this particular funding. The award is a reimbursement award, and will cover registration fees, lodging, airfare and ground transit.

The time frame is very tight and I ask for your help in sharing this information with any assistant professor or scientist from industry at equivalent level in life and biomedical sciences. You can forward this message or advise individuals to contact me directly. Please share on your networks right away. The eligibility criteria are as follows:

  • Applicant must be assistant professor or scientist from industry at equivalent level
  • Applicant must be engaged in laboratory research and have a particular research question which they are working to answer
  • Applicant’s research must be applicable to one of the meetings listed in the lower portion of this message
  • Applicant must be a member of a federally designated underrepresented population (African American, Hispanic American, Native American or Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander)
  • Applicant must be a United States Citizen or Permanent Resident of the United States
  • Applicant must be in life or biomedical sciences
  • We ask that the applicant, if awarded, consider mentoring a student in his/her laboratory for a period of one year

Keystone Symposia meetings available to attend using this funding:

The Modes of Action of Vaccine Adjuvants (S1)
Scientific Organizers: Philippa C. Marrack, Steven Reed and Robert A. Seder
October 8—13, 2014
Sheraton Seattle Hotel, Seattle, Washington, USA
Keystone Symposia S1

Cell Death Signaling in Cancer and the Immune System (S2)
Scientific Organizers: Gustavo Amarante-Mendes, Douglas R. Green and Kim Newton
October 28—November 2, 2014
Casa Grande Hotel, Guaruja, São Paulo, Brazil
Keystone Symposia S2

If you have any questions, please contact Bridget Stacy at bstacy@keystonesymposia.org.

Catching the Dream

We provide scholarship assistance for students who demonstrate academic achievement, clearly defined goals, leadership, the determination to succeed, and the desire to return to their communities and help others to realize their dreams.

For more information please visit: www.catchingthedream.org

NMSU Indian Resource Development

Indian Resource Development publishes the Sources of Financial Aid Available to American Indian Students booklet. This booklet provides up-to-date information on financial aid for Native American students. The booklet is updated annually.
It is available for free or can be mailed to you with a $4.00 shipping and handling fee (checks only, payable to Indian Resource Development).

http://aces.nmsu.edu/academics/ird/financial-aid-informatio.html

Actuarial Foundation Diversity Scholarship

The Actuarial foundation offers a scholarship for Black/African American, Hispanic and Native American Indian students recognizing and encouraging academic achievements by awarding scholarships to full time undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a degree that may lead to a career in the actuarial profession. The guidelines and application can be downloaded at: Actuarial Diversity Scholarship

For additional information contact The Actuarial Foundation at: scholarships@actfnd.org

Website: www.actuarialfoundation.org

American Chemistry Society Scholars Program

Eligibility: Be African-American, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian; be a U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident; be a full-time student at a high school or accredited college, university, or community college; be a graduating high school senior, college freshman, sophomore or junior intending to or already majoring in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering or a chemically-related science OR intending to or already pursuing a degree in chemical technology; be planning a career in the chemical sciences; demonstrate high academic achievement in chemistry or science; demonstrate financial need according to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid form (FAFSA) and the Student Aid Report (SAR) form. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the U.S., GPA: 3.0 or higher.

For more information please visit: http://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/funding-and-awards.html

American Indian College Fund (Tribal College Scholarship)

Tribal College General Scholarship Program:
The tribal colleges and universities, not the American Indian College Fund, determine student eligibility and award the scholarships. If you are a tribal college student or high school senior interested in applying for this program, please go to the website and proceed to log on and start a new General Fund Scholarship Application.

Website: http://www.collegefund.org/students_and_alumni/content/tribal_college_general_scholarships

American Indian Education Foundation

Undergraduate Scholarship Amount: $2,000 for the full year
Requirements:

  • Native American or Alaska Native descent
  • Attending an accredited 2 year college
  • Full-time, undergraduate studies only
  • Application
  • Essay
  • Official transcripts
  • Letter of admission
  • Certificate of Indian Blood (CIB) and a photo

For more information about the undergraduate scholarship please visit: http://www.nrcprograms.org/site/PageServer?pagename=aief_scholarshipapplication

For more information about the graduate scholarship information please visit: http://www.nrcprograms.org/site/PageServer pagename=aief_grad_scholarshipapplication

American Indian Research and Development, Inc. (AIRD)

Fully Funded Graduate School Opportunity for American Indians and Alaska Natives
Earn a Master of Education Degree in One Year

AIRD is seeking qualified American Indian and Alaska Native applicants for its School Administrator Training Program (SATP). The SATP is a master’s degree program in which selected participants study at the Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, for one calendar year and earn a Master of Education degree and qualify to test for certification as a School Administrator.

Contact:
Stuart A. Tonemah, Director
2233 W. Lindsey, Suite 118
Norman, OK 73069
(405) 364-0656
(405) 364-5464
email: airdsat@ionet.net

American Indian Services

AIS makes educational opportunities possible for qualifying Native American students who otherwise could not afford it. We provide more than 2300 scholarships annually. Students qualify for participation based on academic merit as well as financial need. The Result: Native American graduates who will lead their tribal communities into a hopeful future.

For more information please visit: www.americanindianservices.org

American Nuclear Society

U.S. and non-U.S. applicants must be ANS student members enrolled in and attending an accredited institution in the United States. Student must be enrolled in a course of study relating to a degree in nuclear science or nuclear engineering in a U.S. institution.

Applications are available for downloading from the ANS website at: www.ans.org

Annie D. Wauneka Scholarship Program

Annie D. Wauneka Scholarships are awarded to Navajo students who are denied educational funding through the Navajo Nation’s Department of High Education. Priority is given to higher level classmen enrolled in a degree program at an accredited college or university. The maximum award is $1,000.00.

Navajo Education and Scholarship Foundation, Inc.
P.O. Box 3209
Window Rock, AZ 86515
Phone: (928) 871-3386
Toll-Free: 1-800-398-2461

Scholarship Application and Guidelines
Applicant must:

  • Must be an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation
  • Full time
  • 2.0 CGPA or better
  • Financial need
  • Must have been denied for the Navajo Nation Scholarship

AT&T Native American Political Leadership Program at The George Washington University — FULL SCHOLARSHIP

The Native American Political Leadership Program (NAPLP) is a FULL SCHOLARSHIP program for Native American, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians. NAPLP brings students from all over the country together to study at The George Washington University’s Semester in Washington Politics Program in Washington, DC in the spring semester each year. Students learn how public policy decisions are made, how power is wielded, how government is run, and how those processes are influenced. The program includes a minimum of six credit hours of college-level coursework in applied politics, hands-on professional internships, guidance and assistance from personal mentors, and interaction with Washington’s political and policy decision-makers and leaders in the Native American political community. Scholarship include tuition for six academic credits, on-campus housing, transportation to and from Washington, books, and other incidental expenses. Spring term begins in January and runs into early May.

For more information please contact our office at:
NAPLP, The George Washington University
1922 F Street, NW, Suite 401
Washington, DC 20052
1-202-994-3284
naplp@gwu.edu

To apply please visit: http://www.naplp.gwu.edu

Boys & Girls Clubs of America Scholarships

Opportunity for scholarships for Native American high school seniors, GED recipients, and incoming college freshman. Boys & Girls Club of Tahlequah provides services to over 1000 area youth, with over 56% of those being served Native American.

Contact:
Gina Mankiller-Olaya
Chief Professional Officer
Boys & Girls Club of Tahlequah
P.O. Box 1967
Tahlequah, OK 74465 (918) 456-6888 – Phone
(918) 458-1560 – Fax
E-mail: bgclub@intellex.com

Education Corner — Education that Matters

This page provides a comprehensive directory of many tens of thousands of the best scholarships, grants and fellowships sponsored by educational institutions, non-profit organizations, foundations and interest groups throughout the nation. Unlike for profit scholarship websites, that have a tendency to feature paid scholarship opportunities that bring them money, our editor compiled directory provides current, relevant and ultimately useful scholarship information.

http://www.educationcorner.com/financial-aid-scholarships.html

HSF/Marathon Oil Corporation College Scholarship Program

The HSF/Marathon Oil Corporation College Scholarship Program is a scholarship of up to $15,000 per year. Selected students may receive up to $15,000 for two academic years for a possible total award of $30,000. In addition, scholars will be offered the opportunity to participate in a possible paid 8-10 week summer internship at various Marathon Oil Corporation locations. Scholars will also be paired with a Marathon Oil Corporation employee who will serve as a professional mentor.

For more information visit: www.hsf.net/marathon.aspx