The Western Union Foundation Global Scholarship Program (WU Scholars) is a program designed to support young people and their efforts to pursue a post-secondary education. Selected scholarship recipients will receive USD $2,500 each to contribute toward tuition or school fees at an accredited post-secondary institution and will be selected based on criteria relating to the program's three pillars: Perseverance, Aspiration, and Community. To be eligible, students must be seeking an undergraduate degree in one of the following categories: science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and business/entrepreneurship. The application, which requires a letter of recommendation and an academic transcript, opens Wednesday March 8th. The application deadline is Wednesday, April 12 at noon Eastern Standard Time. Please contact email@example.com with any questions.
The Arkansas High-Tech Scholarship Program plans to award 20 scholarships during the school year to students enrolling in eligible post-secondary technical programs. These scholarships are awarded at the rate of $250 per semester to a maximum of $500 per school year and until completion of the program or the fourth year. Arkansas residents who are United States citizens, plan to enroll or are enrolled full time in an approved technical program, demonstrate leadership capabilities, and meet certain academic criteria are eligible to apply. Preference will be given to applicants who are graduating high school seniors. Applicants will be considered if they possess the following academic qualifications: A minimum high school grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale based on seven semesters A minimum ACT composite score of 19 (or at least 730 on the SAT combined verbal and math if the ACT score is not available) or be ranked in the upper ten percent of their high school graduating class. The application deadline for the 2014-2015 academic year is July 1, 2014. (Applications received after this deadline might be considered if scholarship funds are/become available after the fall semester.) The scholarship may be continued a second semester and renewed annually if the recipient is a full-time student in good standing and has achieved a 3.0 grade point average during the previous semester of the scholarship.
Award Amount: $1,000 for 4 year college or 2 awards of $500 for 2-year college Number of awards: 1 or 2 each year License Requirement: Active Technician Class Amateur Radio License or higher Region: ME or New England Division (ME, NH, VT, RI, MA or CT) Field of Study: Computer Science, TV/Radio electronics or Electrical Engineering Institution: 2 or 4-year college
The Community College Scholarship Program is open to students currently enrolled in a program of study at one of the Virginia community colleges. Students must be U.S. citizens and have completed at least the first semester of their degree program. Awards are generally made to full-time students (12 semester hours), but part-time students (6-9 hours) demonstrating academic merit are also eligible for the award. Students eligible for support can be enrolled in any community college program that includes coursework related to an understanding of or interest in technological fields supporting aerospace. This can include associates degrees related to math and science and AAA and AAS students in advanced technology fields such as, but not limited to, engineering, computers, electronics and industrial technology. Successful scholarship recipients shoudl have grade point averages of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Since an important purpose of this program is to increase the participation of underrepresented minorities, females, and the disabled in aerospace-related, high technology careers, the VSGC especially encourages applications from these students.
The Quanta Picosecond Laser scholarship is given to those students pursuing an education in medicine, physics, science and engineering. This merit based provides a one time award of $1000 to be used for tuition and education expenses.
The Medallion Fund was created by a group of area businessmen who recognize that a skilled workforce is critical for expanding economic development. The goal of the fund is to assist individuals who are interested attending accredited vocational or technical programs for the purpose of improving their workforce skills, especially in areas of need in the state of New Hampshire. When to apply: There is no deadline. Applications are accepted at any time during the year. The selection committee meets monthly to consider awards. Who should apply? New Hampshire residents of any age who are enrolling in any accredited vocational or technical program that does NOT lead to a four-year baccalaureate or advanced degree. For example, a candidate might be planning to attend a community college, vocational/technical school, trade school, apprenticeship, or other short-term training program such as automotive technology, tractor-trailer school, HVAC certification, or nursing assistant certification. Selection criteria Because Medallion Fund resources are limited, the selection committee gives preference to the following: Applicants whose fields are in the traditional manufacturing trade sector such as plumbing, electrical, construction, machining, etc. Applicants who have a clear vision for how their education will help them achieve or improve their employment goals. Applicants who have had little or no other educational or training opportunities. Applicants who have made a commitment to their educational program both financially and otherwise. Award decisions If you receive an award, you can expect the award to be sent to you within two weeks of the committee’s action.
Eligibility Criteria:•Must be of Hispanic background•Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident residing in the United States or Puerto Rico•Must be studying at an accredited university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico for the upcoming academic year•Must be (or plan to be) enrolled full-time as an undergraduate student for the upcoming academic year•Must have earned and maintain a cumulative Grade Point Average of no less than 3.0 on a 4.0 scale•Must demonstrate financial need•Must be studying a major that falls under the Other Majors Application
Criteria: 1. Must be majoring in one of the following areas of study: Architecture, marine, mechanical engineering, civil engineering, aeronautical engineering, ocean, electrical and electronic engineering, and physical sciences. 2. Must be entering their last year. Contact Information: Students interested in applying for this scholarship should view http://www.navalengineers.org/Programs/Scholarships/sc_info.htm for more information and an application form.
Merit-based scholarships of varying amounts will be awarded to persons on active duty in the uniformed military services, to honorably discharged U.S. military veterans (including Reservists and National Guard personnel), and to disabled veterans who are currently enrolled part time or full time in an eligible degree program at an accredited two- or four-year college or university in the U.S. Eligible candidates must be at least second-year college students enrolled full time as sophomores or juniors in four-year institutions at the time of application. All candidates must provide a copy of Certificate of Service, Discharge Form DD214, copy of latest performance review or other verification of service. (Please black out your Social Security Number when submitting.) Distance-learning or online programs affiliated with a major U.S. institution are eligible. Eligibility: Applicants must be: 1. U.S. citizen 2. Currently enrolled and attending either a two-year or four-year accredited college or university in the United States 3. An undergraduate student enrolled at the time of application 4. Enrolled part time or full time in an eligible degree program An overall 3.0 GPA is required. Candidates must be majoring in the following or C4I-related fields of electrical, aerospace, systems or computer engineering; computer engineering technology; computer network systems; information systems security; computer information systems; information systems management; technology management; electronics engineering technology; computer science; physics; or mathematics. Majors directly related to the support of U.S. intelligence or national security enterprises with relevance to the mission of AFCEA will also be eligible. Important: PLEASE NOTE: At least two letters of recommendation will be required from field-of-study professors. If that is not possible, we will accept recommendations from commanding officers/employers in the related field of study. Instructions on electronic submission of the recommendation letters will be provided to the endorsers as part of the on-line application process. Letters will be addressed to: Mr. Fred H. Rainbow Vice President and Executive Director AFCEA Educational Foundation 4400 Fair Lakes Court Fairfax, VA 22033 An official transcript reflecting all college-level study will also be required. All items must arrive by the deadline date - electronic submissions in pdf format preferred. If electronic submission is not possible, please send official document to the AFCEA address listed above.
Over $1,700,000 in tuition scholarships are being offered in both degree and diploma programs to Florida high school graduates. These scholarships are available in such diverse specialties as business administration, electronic engineering technology, drafting and computer assisted design, secretarial, fashion merchandising and design, accounting, cartooning/illustration, court reporting, professional mariner, culinary arts, hospitality management, private investigation, nail and skin care technology, respiratory therapy technician, travel and tourism, cosmetology, video film production and recording arts, automotive service technology, photography, industrial design technology, music and video business, allied health administration, air conditioning and refrigeration technology, paralegal studies, interior design, therapeutic massage, rescue and advanced open water diving, cardiovascular technologist, visual communication, medical or dental assisting and other business, health care and technical/career fields.
The Honor Certificate Award Program is designed to recognize ROTC cadet and midshipman achievement in leadership and academics. The award includes a framed parchment certificate with the honoree's name prominently inscribed and a ribbon bar. This program is separate and distinct from the AFCEA Scholarship Program, but an ROTC student may apply for and receive both. Recipients of the awards will be selected by individual Professors of Military Science, Naval Science, or Aerospace Studies in accordance with the appropriate Service Department Regulation. Each interested ROTC unit may make one Honor Award nomination annually. The Army, Navy/Marine Corps and Air Force ROTC units at an institution may each submit one nomination. Eligibility: Students receiving the ROTC Honor Certificate Award must be U.S. citizens and juniors preparing to enter their senior year (rising seniors) who are majoring in electronics, electrical, aerospace, or communications engineering, mathematics, physics, computer science or technology, information management systems or related technical disciplines. Nominees should demonstrate high academic achievement. Contact Info: Name: Michael Scheidt Phone: (703) 631-6147 or (800) 336-4583 ext. 6147 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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