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Private and Foundation Scholarships

The Eastern Orthodox Committee on Scouting
The Eastern Orthodox Committee on Scouting offers two scholarships. The recipient for first place will receive $1,000 and the runner up will receive $500 upon acceptance to a four year accredited college or university. The candidates are evaluated on their involvement in their church, school, community, scholastic achievements, and Scouting.

Eligibility requirements

  • Be a registered active member of a Boy or Girl Scout unit.

  • Have earned the Eagle Scout Award for boys or the Gold Award for girls.

  • Be an active member of an Eastern Orthodox Church and must have received the Alpha Omega Religious Scout Award.

  • Have demonstrated practical citizenship in their church, school, Scouting unit, and community.

  • Be enrolled in an accredited high school, and in their final year.

  • Submit four letters of recommendation with the application: one letter from leaders of each of the following groups: religious institution, school, community leader, and head of Scouting unit.

Starting in 2005, the Russian Children’s Welfare Society, Inc, has funded an additional scholarship for $1,000 for a Scout who is of Russian descent and meets the above eligibility requirements.

The Eastern Orthodox Committee on Scouting Scholarship Committee will award the three national scholarships to the recipients who best meet the qualifications and not on a “need” basis. Applications can be obtained from E.O.C.S. Chairman, George N. Boulukos, 862 Guy Lombardo Avenue, Freeport, New York 11520 and they must be submitted by May 1st of each year. To contact, call (518) 868-4050.


Corinne Jeannine Schillings Foundation Scholarship
The Corinne Jeannine Schillings Foundation is dedicated to preserving the memory of Corinne Schillings, a 26-year-old woman who lost her life in the Baltimore Water Taxi accident on March 6, 2004.

Scholarship: The foundation will award scholarships to deserving young women who have earned the Girl Scout Gold or Silver Award and who plan to or are currently pursuing a college major or minor in foreign language. This scholarship IS renewable.

Grant: The foundation will provide airfare for a Silver or Gold Award Girl Scout who plans to study abroad, regardless of her major/minor. It is not necessary to be a scholarship recipient to apply for this one-time grant; nor are scholarship recipients excluded from applying. This grant is NOT renewable.

For further information about Corinne, the foundation, or to obtain the downloadable scholarship and grant applications, visit the foundation’s Web site at: www.cjsfoundation.org  or contact or call: 708-957-3684 or 630-886-0507

 

The Elks Foundation Scholarship
The Elks Foundation annually provides a scholarship fund to Girl Scout Gold Award recipients. One recipient in each of the eight Girl Scout Service areas receives a $6,000 scholarship ($1,500 a year for four years). This fund is administered by GSUSA, and the Elks Foundation disburses the money directly to the college or university. This scholarship opportunity is open to every Girl Scout Gold Award recipient graduating in June of the year the scholarships are offered. To find out more about the Elks Award, and receive an application packet, contact your local council or scholarships@girlscouts.org.

 

The Girls Going Places® Entrepreneurship Award Program
The Girls Going Places® Entrepreneurship Award Program is Guardian's annual initiative designed to reward the enterprising spirits of girls ages 12 to 18. Guardian awards prizes to 15 girls who demonstrate budding entrepreneurship; are taking the first steps toward financial independence; and make a difference in their schools and communities. Prizes totaling $30,000 are granted to three top winners and 12 finalists each year, to further their entrepreneurial pursuits or save for college. For more information or to apply to the Girls Going Places Entrepreneurship Award, please visit www.GirlsGoingPlaces.com

 

Rotary Scholarships
The Rotary Scholarship Program was launched in 1921 with a lunch for 90 high school seniors who heard career-oriented presentations by club members. In the early ‘20s, the club began providing financial assistance to students as loans. In the early ‘70’s the program resurfaced, with grants replacing loans.

In recent years, the club has offered academic scholarships of varying amounts, made possible by an endowment fund and members’ annual donations. More than 300 students have been assisted.

For more information and an application, click here.


Minority Scholarships

  1. Student Inventors Scholarships
    www.invent.org/collegiat

  2. Coca-Cola Two Year College Scholarships
    View Website

  3. Holocaust Remembrance Scholarship
    http://holocaust.hklaw.com

  4. Ayn Rand Essay Scholarships
    www.aynrand.org/contests/

  5. Brand Essay Competition
    View Website

  6. Xerox Scholarships for Students
    Visit Website

  7. Sports Scholarships and Internships
    www.ncaa.org/about/scholarships.html

  8. National Assoc. of Black Journalists Scholarships (NABJ)
    www.nabj.org/programs/scholarships/

  9. Saul T. Wilson Scholarships (Veterinary)
    www.aphis.usda.gov/vs/index.html

  10. Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund
    www.thurgoodmarshallfund.org/sk_v6.cfm

  11. FinAid: The Smart Students Guide to Financial Aid scholarships
    www.finaid.org

  12. Presidential Freedom Scholarships
    www.nationalservice.org/scholarships/

  13. Microsoft New Science and Technology Scholarships for Hispanic Students
    View Website

  14. WiredScholar Free Scholarship Search
    View Website

  15. Hope Scholarships & Lifetime Credits
    www.ed.gov/offices/OPE/PPI/HOPE/index.html

  16. William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship for Minority Students
    www.apsanet.org/content_11389.cfm

  17. Multiple List of Minority Scholarships
    gehon.ir.miami.edu.com

  18. Guaranteed Scholarships
    www.guaranteed-scholarships.com

  19. BOEING scholarships (some HBCU connects)
    www.boeing.com/educationrelations/scholarships/

  20. Easley National Scholarship Program
    www.naas.org/senior.htm

  21. Maryland Artists Scholarships
    www.maef.org

  22. Jacki Tuckfield Memorial Graduate Business Scholarship (for AA students in South Florida)
    www.jackituckfield.org

  23. Historically Black College and University Scholarships
    www.iesabroad.org/minorityFinancialAid.do

  24. Actuarial Scholarships for Minority Students
    www.beanactuary.org/minority/scholarship.cfm

  25. International Students Scholarships and Aid Help
    www.iefa.org/

  26. College Board Scholarship Search
    http://apps.collegeboard.com/cbsearch_ss/welcome.jsp

  27. Burger King Scholarship Program
    www.bkscholars.csfa.org

  28. Siemens Westinghouse Competition
    www.siemens-foundation.org

  29. GE and LuLac Scholarship Funds
    www.lulac.org/Programs/Scholar.html

  30. CollegeNet's Scholarship Database
    mach25.collegenet.com/cgi-bin/M25/index

  31. Union Sponsored Scholarships and Aid
    www.aflcio.org/scholarships/scholar.htm

  32. Federal Scholarships and Aid Gateways 25 Scholarship Gateways from Black Excel
    www.blackexcel.org/25scholarships.htm

  33. Scholarship & Financial Aid Help
    www.blackexcel.org/fin-sch.htm

  34. Scholarship Links (International Education Finance Group)
    www.iefc.com

  35. FAFSA On The Web (Your Key Aid Form & Info)
    www.fafsa.ed.gov

  36. Aid and Resources For Re-Entry Students
    www.back2college.com

  37. Scholarships and Fellowships
    View Website

  38. Scholarships for Study in Paralegal Studies
    www.paralegals.org

  39. HBCU Packard Sit Abroad Scholarships (for study around the world)
    www.sit.edu/studyabroad/packard_nomination.html

  40. Scholarship and Fellowship Opportunities
    View Website

  41. INROADS internships
    www.inroads.org

  42. ACT-SO "Olympics of the Mind" B Scholarships
    www.naacp.org/programs/actso/actso_index.html

  43. Black Alliance for Educational Options Scholarships
    www.baeo.org/programs/?program_id=2

  44. ScienceNet Scholarship Listing
    www.sciencenet.emory.edu/undergrad/scholarships.html

  45. Graduate Fellowships For Minorities Nationwide
    View Website

  46. Rhodes Scholarships at Oxford
    www.rhodesscholar.org/info.html

  47. The Roothbert Scholarship Fund
    www.roothbertfund.org/scholarships.php

  48. The Hispanic Scholarship Fund
    www.hsf.net

  49. USHCC Foundation/Sprint Scholarship
    Twenty-five $1,500 scholarships for graduating high school senior or full-time undergraduate student at a U.S accredited college or university studying:

    • Information Technology Engineering
    • Marketing
    • Finance
    • Business Administration
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA
    • Resident of the following US cities or surrounding areas:
      Kansas City, MO, Las Vegas, NV, Orlando, FL, Dallas, TX / Fort Worth, TX, or Los Angeles, CA


  50. USHCC Foundation/Zalia-May Department Stores Scholarship
    $2,000 scholarships for Latina students interested in studying or currently studying business administration

    • Graduating high school senior or full-time undergraduate student at a Hispanic Serving Institution
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA
    • Resident of the following US cities or surrounding areas:
      Los Angeles, CA, Houston, TX, San Antonio, TX, McAllen, TX


  51. Cendant Summer Internship
    Must be pursuing a degree in one of the following areas of interest:

    • Accounting
    • Business Management
    • Economics
    • Finance
    • Human Resources
    • Marketing
    • MIS, Computer Science
    • 10-12 week program at Cendant Headquarters in Parsippany, N.J.
    • Must be enrolled at a U.S accredited college/university
    • Must have completed at least one year of coursework
    • Cumulative 3.0 GPA

    For more information please visit: www.ushccfoundation.org

 
 
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