Scholarships!!! (DEC & JAN)

Scholarships!!! (DEC & JAN)

Scholarships!!! (DEC & JAN)

Scholarship America
» Year: Be a sophomore year level or higher during the
2014-2015 academic year
» Due: December 19, 2013
» Award: Between $5,000 and $15,000 annually,
growing by $1,000 each year until graduation.
» Eligibility: Be U.S. citizens, U.S. permanent
residents (holders of a Permanent Resident Card),
or individuals granted deferred action status under
the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program
(DACA), have received a high school diploma or the
equivalent from a U.S. school, by September, 2013,
have completed or expect to successfully complete a minimum of one full year of postsecondary 

education by June 2014, plan to enroll in full time
undergraduate study at the sophomore year level
or higher at an accredited two or four year college,
university or vocational-technical school in the United
States for the entire 2014-15 academic year, have
a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0
on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent), and demonstrate
financial need.
» Notes: Dream Award scholarships for 2014-15 will
include general scholarships; STEM scholarships
(for study in science, technology, engineering
and math-related majors); and scholarships for
Chinese-American students. Financial need will be
considered in determining award amounts

Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Foundation Essay
» Year: College juniors or seniors
» Due: December 2, 2013
» Award: Awards: First Prize – $ 5,000, Second Prize
– $ 2,500, Third Prize – $1,500, and Two Honorable
Mentions – $ 500 Each
» Eligibility: The contest is open to registered
undergraduate full-time Juniors or Seniors at
accredited four-year colleges or universities in the
United States during the Fall 2013 Semester. The
essay must be the original, unpublished work of one
student. Only one essay per student per year may be

Hispanic Scholarship Fund
» Year: High school seniors, community college
students, and college undergrads
» Due: From October 2013- February 2014 (most due
in December and January)
» Award: Various awards ranging from $1,000-
» Eligibility: Specific eligibility varies by scholarship.
Have plans to enroll full-time at a two- or four-year
U.S. accredited institution.

Point Foundation: College Scholarships for LGBT
» Year: High school senior and current college,
including graduate and post-graduate work, excludes
current community college students
» Due: January
» Eligibility: No citizenship requirements. History of
leadership and/or allyship in issues that affect the
LGBT/Queer community. Must plan to continue
this leadership/allyship in the future. No specific
GPA but seeking candidates with high academic

Microsoft Minority Scholarship
» Year: Currently attending 4-year college
» Due: January 31
» Award: Full or partial tuition
» Eligibility: Attend a 4-year university in United
States, Canada, or Mexico. Be completing an
undergraduate degree in computer science,
computer engineering, or a related technical
discipline such as electrical engineering, math, or
physics and demonstrate an interest in computer
science. Because the scholarship is merit based, you
must maintain a 3.0 cumulative grade point average
out of a possible 4.0, or a 4.0 cumulative grade point
average out of a possible 5.0.
» Notes: Can apply regardless of citizenship status.
All recipients of the scholarship will be required
to apply for, and complete if offered, a salaried
summer internship of 12 weeks or more at Microsoft
Corporation in Redmond, Washington. Online
Application to the Microsoft Internship Program –
Apply online at
for a summer internship. Only students who have
applied online for an internship will be considered for
a Microsoft Scholarship.
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