Scholarships From Outside VSU

College of Arts & Sciences

Category: College of Arts & Sciences

Name: Medical Professionals of Tomorrow Scholarship

Description: This $1,000 merit-based scholarship is awarded to a full-time student at an accredited two- or four-year school who is in a field of study related to the medical profession. Deadline: July 31st deadline for the fall scholarship.

Application: For more information and full details on the scholarship are available at: http://www.usmedicalsupplies.com/scholarship.

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation. This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY: COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES 

NAME: Atlanta Association of Media Women Scholarship

DESCRIPTION: Student must be a minority female

Student must be enrolled in a Ga. College or university majoring in Journalism, Mass Communications or English

Student must be a rising junior or senior

Student must have a grade point average of 3.0 or better

Student must be interested in pursing a career in journalism 

APPLICATIONS:

Contact:

Chair, Scholarship Committee

Atlanta Association of  Media Women, Inc.

P.O. Box 4132

Atlanta, Ga. 30302

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education. 

 

CATEGORY: COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES

NAME: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

DESCRIPTION: Robert Half International / Accountemps and the AICPA are pleased to offer scholarships to two AICPA student affiliate members.  In addition to being an AICPA student affiliate member, a student must be an undergraduate and graduate pursuing studies in accounting, finance, or information systems to be eligible for the scholarship.  The amount of the scholarship is $2.500 for one year.

APPLICATIONS:

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

1211 Avenue of the Americas

New York, NY  10036-8775

Phone:  (212) 596-6200

Fax:  (212) 596-6213

www.aicpa,org

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY: COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES

NAME: Cobb County Medical Society Alliance Health Careers Scholarship Application

DESCRIPTION: This scholarship is limited to undergraduate students currently enrolled full time in allied health areas, such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, nursing, pharmacy, respiratory therapy, radiology technology, etc. Pre-medical, pre-dental and dental hygiene students are not eligible for this scholarship.  Students, who have been accepted at a college or university, but not into a particular health program, are not eligible for this scholarship.

This is a need based scholarship.  Preference will be given to Cobb County residents when all factors are equal.

Only students who have been formally accepted into their health major will be considered for the scholarship.

APPLICATIONS:

Apply to:

 Cobb County Medical Society Alliance

4709 Talleybrook Drive

Kennesaw, GA.  30152

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  this information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY: COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES

NAME: The Georgia / Alabama Newspaper Advertising & Marketing Executives Scholarship

DESCRIPTION:  The Georgia / Alabama Newspaper Advertising & Marketing Executives Scholarship Foundation is looking for qualified rising seniors and graduate students.

APPLICATIONS:

Contact:

Georgia / Alabama Newspaper Adverting and Marketing Executives Scholarship Foundation

P.O. Box 447

Columbus, GA  31902-0447

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  this information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY: COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES

NAME: Georgia Press Educational Foundation

DESCRIPTION: Criteria for Georgia Press Educational Foundation Scholarship Parents of applicants must be legal residents of Georgia for a period of 2 years or applicant must be a resident of the state for 3 years.

Individual need must be established.  Family income is among those factors considered.

A prior interest in newspaper journalism must be established.

Applicant should be recommended by a high school counselor, principal, college professor and or Georgia Press Association member.

Applicant may be made during senior year in high school or at any undergraduate college level

Scholarship applications are applied to the current academic year.  All applicants must be resubmitted for consideration for next year.

Possible personal consideration could offset or augment any of the above.

APPLICATIONS:

Contact:

Georgia Press Educational Foundation

Georgia Press Building

3066 Mercer University Drive, Suite 200

Atlanta, GA  30341-4137

phone: (770) 454-6776

Fax:   (770) 454-6778

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  this information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY: COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES

NAME: The Georgia Trust

DESCRIPTION: Applicants must be U.S. citizens and residents of Georgia.  Students currently enrolled in their first year of school in Georgia may apply.  Applicants also must plan to enroll full time during the next year at a Georgia school.  Students applying  for the scholarship are encouraged to plan to stay and work in Georgia following graduation.  Students majoring in historic preservation or related fields such as archaeology, architecture, history and planning are eligible.  Stipends are given for the next academic year and divided over three quarters or two semesters.

APPLICATIONS:

Scholarship Committee

The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation

1516 Peachtree Street, N.W.

Atlanta, GA  30309-2916

Phone:  404-881-9980

Fax:  404-875-2205

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  this information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY: COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES

NAME: Scholarship Opportunity for Students in Public Health Fields Georgia Public Health Association Glaxo Wellcome Scholarship

DESCRIPTION: To be eligible for a scholarship, applicants must:

Be residents of Georgia

Be enrolled full time in an accredited, post secondary academic institution

Have completed at least one year of post-secondary study

Be actively pursing a major related to public health (e.g.. health education, nursing, epidemiology, public health policy, etc.)

Maintain a grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 overall.

Applicants must submit the following to be considered for this year's awards:

Cover letter, including current contact information (address, phone numbers, etc.)

Current curriculum vita or resume

Verification of GPA and course enrollment (preferably a current transcript)

An essay, no longer than 250 words, on the topic: Diversity, Preparing Public Health to address the needs of a changing community.

At least one letter of recommendations from a faculty member or employer.

APPLICATIONS:

Complete applications must be received by email, mail or fax to:

Frank Franklin, M.P.H.

Program Epidemiologist

Georgia Department of Human Recourses

Division of Public Health

16th floor

2 Peachtree Street, NW

Atlanta, GA  30303-3142

Email: fxfranklin@dhr.state.ga.us

*Verification of GPA and course enrollment must be mailed or faxed

**This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  this information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY: COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES

NAME: Julia Kiene Fellowship and Lyle Mamer Fellowship

DESCRIPTION:  The Electrical Women's Round Table, Inc. annually awards two fellowships to women college graduates or graduating college seniors who are working toward an advanced degree relating to the use of electrical energy.  Applications are judged on the basis of scholastic record, extra curricular activities, personal qualifications, financial need, future promise and expectation for continuing career in the field of electrical energy.

APPLICATIONS:

Contact:

Executive Director

Electrical Women's Round Table, Inc.

P.O. Box 292793

Nashville, GA  37229-2793

(615) 890-1272

**This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  this information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY: COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES

NAME: Land O' Lakes Scholarship Program

DESCRIPTION: Applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll in an undergraduate degree program in an agricultural-related filed at an accredited college, university or technical school.

To receive a Land O' Lakes scholarship application with complete details and requirements, please send a self-addressed stamped envelope to:

Land O' Lakes 75th Anniversary Scholarship

P.O. Box 39104

Chicago, IL  60639

APPLICATIONS: 

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  this information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY: COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES

NAME: The Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship

DESCRIPTION: To be awarded to an upper division undergraduate or graduate student of public administration, (governmental) accounting, finance, political science, economics, or business administration (with a specific focus on government or nonprofit management).  The  purpose of the Minorities in government Finance Scholarship is to recognize outstanding performance by minority students preparing for careers in state and local government finance.

Eligibility:

Currently a full or part time upper-division undergraduate or graduate student in public administration (governmental) accounting, finance, political science, economics or business administration (with a specific focus on government or nonprofit management).  Belong to one of the following groups (as defined b the U.S. Census Bureau) Black, Indian, Eskimo or Aleut, Asian or Pacific Islander, Hispanic.  Citizen or permanent resident of the United States or Canada

Recommendation by student's academic advisor, department chair, (undergraduate students), or dean of the graduate program (graduate students)

APPLICATIONS:

Scholarship Committee

Government Finance Officers Association

180 North Michigan Ave.

Suite 800

Chicago, IL 60601-7476

(312) 977-9700

Web site:  <www.gfoa.org>

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  this information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY: COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES

NAME: National Garden Clubs, Inc. Scholarship Program

DESCRIPTION: National Garden Clubs, Inc. will offer annual advanced scholarships to Junior, Senior or Graduate Students.

All applicants must be majoring in Horticulture, Floriculture, Landscape Design, Conservation, Forestry Agronomy, City Planning, environmental Concerns, Land Management, Botany, Biology and /or other  allied subjects.  (Approval must be granted by the NGC Scholarship Committee for consideration of any topic not specifically listed above).

A complete official transcript of academic records, which include the latest grading period and overall grade point average, must be included with each student's application.

A minimum of a "B" average (3.0 on 4.0 scale) is required.  For Graduate students, transcripts for both graduate and undergraduate work must be included.  Only full time currently enrolled students will be considered.

APPLICATIONS:

National Garden Clubs, Inc.

4401 Magnolia Avenue

St. Louis,  Missouri  63110-3492

(314) 776-7574

(314) 776-5108 Fax

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  this information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY: COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES

NAME: The Buddy Sullivan History Scholarship

DESCRIPTION: We request that all applicants have a declared major in history.  Our funds are of a limited nature an we request that only serious students apply.  Is our goal to help a deserving student meet his or her financial needs.

APPLICATIONS: 

Contact:

Lower Altamaga Historical Society

Buddy Sullivan History Scholarship

P.O. Box 1405

Darien, GA  31305

(912) 832-3736

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  this information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY: COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES

NAME: Sammy Turner Scholarship

DESCRIPTION: Applicants must be a student accepted for entrance or attending an accredited college, technical college or university in Georgia or be a legal resident of Georgia accepted by or attending like schools out-of-state.

Must be a full time undergraduate  student (12 quarter hours or more) enrolled in a degree seeking program in horticulture with floriculture option (or ornamental horticulture with emphasis in floriculture)

Must be in good academic standing and have a minimum of one quarter (or equivalent) remaining for completion of the degree/

Previous recipients are ineligible.

APPLICATIONS:

Scholarship Committee

A & L Greenhouses, Inc.

495 Stewarts' Mill Rd.

Dublin, GA  31021

for more information:

Charles Hall, Executive Secretary

Georgia Commercial Flower Grower's Association

(706) 845-0704

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  this information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY: COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES

NAME: The UNCF * Merck Undergraduate Science Research Scholarship Awards

DESCRIPTION: To be considered for the UNCF*Merck Undergraduate Science Research Scholarship Awards, applicants must be:

African-American (Black, non-Hispanic)

A junior who will be a degree candidate in the following academic year

A life or physical science major interested in biomedical research (first professional and engineering majors are not eligible)

A student with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.3 (on a 4.0 scale)

Committed to completing two summer internships at a Merck research facility

A U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

APPLICANTS:

For application packets submit a request by mail, or fax (703) 205-3574 or email: uncfmerck@uncf.org

Jerry L. Bryant, Ph.D.

UNCF - Merck Science Initiative

United Negro College Fund

8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive

P.O. Box 10444

Fairfax, VA  22031-4511

Visit our website: www.uncf.org

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  this information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY: COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES 

NAME: Georgia Green Industry Association Scholarships

DESCRIPTION:  Applicants must have exhibited an interest in pursuing a career in nursery management, greenhouse management, garden center management, landscape contracting or other green industry related areas.  Applicants should have a grade point average of 2.5 or above on a 4.0 scale for undergraduate students or 3.0 on a scale of 4.0 for graduate students.  Applicant should be a junior or above.  Financial need will be considered by the Committee.  Applicant must be a Georgia resident.  Choice of school must be approved by Georgia Green Industry's Scholarship Committee.  Can be renewed. 

APPLICATIONS:

Georgia Green Industry Association

PO Box 369

Epworth, GA  31541

Voice:  706-632-0100

Fax:  706-632-0300

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education. 

 

CATEGORY: COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES 

NAME:   The University of Georgia's, Agricultural Alumni Association Transfer Scholarship

DESCRIPTION:  To be eligible for consideration for the Agricultural Alumni Association Transfer Scholarship, must meet the following requirements:  have completed at least 60 semester hours in a college transfer program at a two-year college or have completed at least 30 semester hours in a college program; and have a minimum gpa of 3.0; and be accepted for admissions to the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at UGA.

APPLICATIONS:

Agricultural Alumni Association

CAES Activity Center

Four Towers

Athens, GA  30602

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education. 

 

CATEGORY: COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES

NAME: Morris K. Udall Scholarship Program

DESCRIPTION:  Applicants must be college sophomores or juniors in the current academic year, having outstanding potential, and who study the environment and related fields.  Must have a gpa of at least 3.0.  Must be a US citizen, a permanent resident alien or in the case of nominees from American Samoa, a US national.

APPLICATIONS:

Morris K. Udall Scholarship Program

130 South Scott Avenue

Tucson, AZ  85701-1922

Phone:  (520) 670-5542

Fax:  (520) 670-5530

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education. 

College of Arts

CATEGORY: COLLEGE OF THE ARTS

NAME: Ad Club of Columbus Scholarship Program

DESCRIPTION: The advertising Club of Columbus (Georgia) is accepting applications from rising juniors and seniors for scholarships.  Students eligible for these scholarships must:

Have completed at least two years of college studies and be majoring in Marketing, Advertising, Communications, Broadcasting, Commercial Art, or any other related field.  Maintain a grade point average of at least a 3.0

Be a native of one of the 26 counties in the Chattahoochee Valley area of Georgia and Alabama.  The counties included are listed below. 

The Chattahoochee Valley area includes the following 26 counties:

IN GEORGIA: Calhoun, Chattahoochee, Clay, Harris, Marion, Meriwether, Muscogee, Quitman, Randolph, Stewart, Sumter, Taylor. Talbot, Troup, Upson, Webster and Schley.  IN ALABAMA: Barbour, Bullock, Chambers, Lee, Macon, Pike, Russell and Tallapoosa.

APPLICATIONS: Contact:

The Advertising Club of Columbus

P.O. Box 1711

Columbus, GA  31902

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY: COLLEGE OF THE ARTS

NAME: Atlanta Chapter of Swedish Women's Educational Association (SWEA)

DESCRIPTION: The primary purpose of SWEA is to "operate a charitable and educational organization for the preservation and promotion of Swedish culture, history, art, literature and sciences in countries outside Sweden through awards and scholarships". In order in fulfill its purpose and to further the professional interests of its members, SWEA Atlanta also conducts member meetings and organizes seminars and special events on a regular basis, in addition to awarding the aforementioned annual scholarship.

Criteria:

The scholarship will be awarded to a well-merited woman studying the Swedish language, literature, culture, traditions, art music, design or environmental issues.  The scholarship may also be awarded to a female non-student contributing to any of the topics listed above.

APPLICATIONS: 

SWEA Atlanta Scholarship Committee

C/O Agneta Mimms

1270 Jones Road

Roswell, GA  30075

If you need additional information about SWEA or the scholarship that we offer,  please do not hesitate to contact one of our contact persons:

Agenta Mimms                                               or                                      Maria Kinas

(770) 649-6793                                                                                        (770) 587-1117     

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY: COLLEGE OF THE ARTS

NAME: The Bill Leslie Scholarship

DESCRIPTION: Criteria for applying for the Bill Leslie Scholarship:

Must be a rising senior

Must be a South Carolina resident

Must be  majoring in one of the following areas:

Adverting, Communications, Journalism, Marketing, Media Arts/ Production

Must be maintaining a 2.5 GPA

APPLICATIONS: Applications for this program can be obtained by calling the Bill Leslie Scholarship Chairperson at  864-255-5199, or contact The Bill Leslie Scholarship

c/o The Socoh Group

P.O. Box 9176

Greenville, SC  29604

*This information sheet was prepared based in information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY: COLLEGE OF THE ARTS

NAME: The Georgia / Alabama Newspaper Advertising & Marketing Executives Scholarship Foundation is Looking for Qualified Rising Seniors and Graduate Students to Apply for our fellowship Package.

DESCRIPTION 

APPLICATIONS: Contact:

Georgia / Alabama Newspaper Advertising and Marketing Executives Scholarship Foundation

P.O. Box 447

Columbus, GA  31902-0447

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY: COLLEGE OF THE ARTS

NAME: The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences / Atlanta Chapter

DESCRIPTION: NATAS / Atlanta had established a scholarship program as an investment in the future of the television industry in Georgia and the Southeast and to encourage a higher standard of professionalism and excellence

to foster a stronger relationship between higher education and our industry 

to support the commitment of promising future TV professionals

Requirements:

Applicants must demonstrate a serious interest in pursing a career in television and provide:

A cover letter

a sample of your television related work

Either a 1/2" vhs videotape, 5 minutes or less......Indicate your role (e.g. producer, writer, talent director) OR
A one-page synopsis of a project, script or paper related to television

Official college transcript

One letter of recommendation from a major professor

Completed application, including essay question #16

If any of the above are missing the application will be disqualified.

APPLICATIONS: You can contact:

NATAS Scholarship

P.O. Box 11613

Atlanta, GA 30355

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as  a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education. 

 

College of Nursing

Category: College of Nursing

Name: Medical Professionals of Tomorrow Scholarship

Description: This $1,000 merit-based scholarship is awarded to a full-time student at an accredited two- or four-year school who is in a field of study related to the medical profession. Deadline: July 31st deadline for the fall scholarship.

Application: For more information and full details on the scholarship are available at: http://www.usmedicalsupplies.com/scholarship.

 

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation. This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education. 

 

CATEGORY: NURSING

NAME: Atlanta Medical Center Nursing Scholarship Program

DESCRIPTION: Atlanta Medical Center, a proud part of  the Tenet Health Systems, has been a part of the Atlanta community since 1901.

AMC is a 460 bed, acute care, teaching hospital with a Level II trauma center and air ambulance service.

We are pleased to offer $4,000 per year scholarships to full time senior students working toward a BSN.

All scholarships require one year full time employment commitment to Atlanta Medical Center for each year a scholarship is received.

APPLICATIONS: Application forms are available through the Atlanta Medical Center Human Resources Department at 384 Ralph McGill, Atlanta, GA 30312

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY: NURSING

NAME: Auxiliary Scholarship for Nursing and Allied Health Students

DESCRIPTION: Primary purpose in proving scholarship money to selected students is to encourage them to return as our employees after their graduation.  By completing a specified length of employment after graduation, the scholarship repayment obligation can be cancelled.  This is the loan repayment option that we are most interested in scholarship recipients choosing.

APPLICATIONS: Contact:

Memorial Medical Center

P.O. Box 23089

Savannah, GA  31403-3089

(912) 350-8000

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  this information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY: COLLEGE OF NURSING

NAME: Annie Lou Overton Scholarship

DESCRIPTION: These programs provide financial assistance to qualified applicants studying nursing in a National League of nursing accredited school, college or university.  Applicants may be enrolled full or part time in a graduate or undergraduate nursing program.  Interested students must have a GPA of al least 2.5 on a  4.0 scale in a prior academic work and be able to verify financial  need.

APPLICATIONS:

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY: COLLEGE OF NURSING

NAME: Katherine Pope Scholarship

DESCRIPTION: These programs provide financial assistance to qualified applicants studying nursing in a National League of nursing accredited school, college or university/  Applicants may be enrolled full or part time in a graduate or undergraduate nursing program.  Interested students must have a GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale in a prior academic work and be able to verify financial need.

APPLICATIONS: contact:

Georgia Nurses Foundation, Inc.

1362 West Peachtree St., NW

Atlanta, GA  30309-2904

(404) 892-7476

(404) 892-3292 Fax

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

CATEGORY: COLLEGE OF NURSING

NAME: Spillman-Bischoff, Lucy Willard and Sarah Helen Kilgore Scholarships

DESCRIPTION: These programs provide financial assistance to qualified applicants studying nursing gin a National League of nursing accredited schools, colleges or universities.  Applicants may be enrolled full or pert time in a graduate or undergraduate program.  Interested students must have a GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale in a prior academic work and be able to verify financial need.

APPLICATION:

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department o Education.

 

College of Business Administration

CATEGORY: COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

NAME: Ad Club of Columbus Scholarship Program

DESCRIPTION: The advertising Club of Columbus (Georgia) is accepting applications from rising juniors and seniors for scholarships.

Students eligible for these scholarships must:

Have completed at least two  years of college studies and be majoring in Marketing, Advertising, Communications, Broadcasting, Commercial Art or any other related field.

Be maintaining a GPA of at least 3.0

Be a native of one of the 26 counties in the Chattahoochee Valley area of Georgia and Alabama.

The counties included are listed below:

The Chattahoochee Valley are includes the following 26 counties:

IN GEORGIA: Calhoun, Chattahoochee, Clay, Harris, Marion, Meriweather, Muscogee, Quitman, Randolph, Stewart, Sumter, Taylor, Troup, Upson, Webster and Schley.  IN ALABAMA: Barbour, Bullock, Chambers, Lee, Macon, Pike, Russell and Tallapoosa.

APPLICATIONS:

The Advertising Club of Columbus

P.O. Box 1711

Columbus, GA  31902

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY: COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

NAME: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

DESCRIPTION: Robert Half International / Accountemps and the AICPA are pleased to offer scholarships to two AICPA student affiliate members.  In addition is being an AICPA student affiliate member, a student must be an undergraduate and graduate pursing studies in accounting, finance or information systems to be eligible for the scholarship.  The amount of the scholarship is $2,500 for one year.

APPLICATIONS:

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

1211 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY  10036-8775

Phone: (212) 596-6200                                        FAX: (212) 596-6213

www.aicpa.org

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY: COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

NAME: Bank of America Scholarship

DESCRIPTION: This scholarship is awarded based on recommendations by the Dean of the College of Business Administration.  Preferences are given to business majors.  Must be in good academic standing.

APPLICATIONS: Apply to the Office of Financial Aid by completing a VSU General Scholarship Application.

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY: COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

NAME: Belk- Hudson Management Scholarship

DESCRIPTION: This endowed scholarship provided by Belk-Hudson of Valdosta, awarded to an outstanding management major, is renewable if the student maintains a 2.75 GPA and is making satisfactory progress toward completion of the B.B.A. degree.  Recipients are selected by the College of Business Administration.

APPLICATIONS: Apply to the Office of Financial Aid by completing a general application.

*This information sheet was based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY: COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

NAME: Citizens Community Bank Scholarship

DESCRIPTION: This scholarship is awarded based on student recommendation by the Dean of the College of Business Administration.  Minimum requirements include an SAT score of 1000 or higher and a high school grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.  A current FAFSA should be on file at the Office of Financial Aid.

APPLICATIONS: Apply to the Office of Financial Aid by completing a VSU General scholarship application.

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY: COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

NAME: James L. Dewar, Sr. Park Avenue Bank Scholarship

DESCRIPTION: Created in honor of Mr. Dewar, Sr. this scholarship invites applications from students who graduated from a Lowndes County School and majoring in Business Administration.

APPLICATIONS: Apply to the Office of Financial Aid by completing a VSU General Scholarship application.

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY: COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

NAME: John Henry Dorminy Scholarship

DESCRIPTION: This scholarship is provided by the Dorminy Trust Fund.  Incoming freshmen at VSU who will be majoring in the College of Business Administration are eligible.  This scholarship is renewable for up the three years if the student maintains a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher.

APPLICATIONS: Apply to the Office of Financial Aid by completing a VSU general scholarship application.

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reweved by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY: COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

NAME: Georgia Fiscal Management Council Scholarships

DESCRIPTION: The Georgia Fiscal Management Council (FMC), a professional organization of State Fiscal Personnel, announces the availability to two $750 scholarships to eligible college seniors, rising seniors or graduate students.

Eligibility Requirements

1.    Full or part time college seniors, rising college seniors or graduate students

2.    A cumulative and major GPA of not less than 3.0

3.    Endorsement of application by Department Chair-person is required.

4.    Evidence that student intends to pursue a career in public service related to Fiscal Management or Administration.

APPLICATIONS: An application may be obtained from the college/university Financial Aid Office, the FMC website www.ganet,org.fmc or from an agency's fiscal office.  Deadline for receipt of application by the Georgia Fiscal Management Council is March 31st 2002.  Applications should directed to:

Brenda Purcell, Scholarship Committee Chair

Office of Planning and Budget

270 Washington Street Suite 8126

Atlanta, GA.  30334

(404) 656-2191

*This information sheet was prepared based on information we received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY: COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

NAME: Georgia Gulf Sulfer Business Athlete Scholarship

DESCRIPTION: This scholarship established by the Georgia Gulf Sulfur Corp. to recognize outstanding performance in the classroom and the field of Compton is awarded to an incoming freshman at VSU, majoring in a College of Business discipline and participating in one of VSU's intercollegiate athletic teams.  A minimum 950 SAT is required and the scholarship can be renewable up to three additional years if the student maintains a minimum 2.5 GPA, continues to pursue college of business degree program and continues to participate in one of VSU's intercollegiate athletic sports.

APPLICATIONS: Apply to the Office of Financial Aid by completing a VSU general scholarship application.

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY: COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

NAME: The Bill Leslie Scholarship

DESCRIPTION: Criteria for applying for the Bill Leslie scholarship:

Must be a rising senior

Must be a South Carolina resident

Must be majoring in one of the following areas:

Adverting, Communications, Journalism, Marketing, Media Arts/ Production

Must be maintaining a 2.5 average

APPLICATIONS: Applications for this program can be obtained by calling the Bill Leslie Scholarship Chairperson at 864-255-5199 or contact The Bill Leslie Scholarship

c/o The Socoh Group

P.O. Box 9176

Greenville, SC  29604

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY: COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

NAME: National Society of Accountants Scholarship Foundation

DESCRIPTION: Undergraduate students, majoring in accounting at a United States accredited 2 to 4 year college,

Applicants must have a "B" or better overall GPA
Applicants must be U.S. or Canadian citizens attending a U.S. accredited School.

APPLICATIONS: National Society of Accountants

1010 North Fairfax Street

Alexandria, VA  22314-1574

http://www.nsacct.org

(703) 549-6400

(703) 549-2512

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY: COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

NAME: Max Stephenson Scholarship

DESCRIPTION: This scholarship is awarded based on student recommendations by the Dean of College of Business Administration.  Preferences are given to business administration majors.

APPLICATIONS: Apply to the Office of Financial Aid by completing a VSU General Scholarship Application

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY: COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

NAME: The Georgia Government Finance Officers Association

DESCRIPTION: Recognizing outstanding performance in the study of public finance at the undergraduate and graduate level and the encouragement of careers on state and local government.

APPLICATIONS: For application information contact:

GGFOA
P.O.Box 6473
Athens, GA  30604-6473

ATTN: Scholarship Committee

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

CATEGORY:  College of Business Administration

NAME:   Middle Georgia Chapter of Georgia Society of Certified Public Accounts

DESCRIPTION:   The Middle Georgia Chapter of the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants along with GSCPA Educational Foundation will be awarding scholarships to area accounting students.  To be eligible the student must:

* Be an accounting major interested in becoming a CPA 

* Have a 3.0 gpa in accounting, 3.0 overall

* Be at least a Junior as of the Fall 2003 semester

* Be a resident or plan to work in Middle Georgia

APPLICATIONS:  

For applications and deadline information, contact:

Holly Sneed CPA

Phone:  (478) 722-6340

Email:  sneed@securitybank.net

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

College of Education

CATEGORY:   COLLEGE OF EDUCATION  

NAME:  HOPE Promise Scholarship

DESCRIPTION:  The purpose of this Program is to attract high-achieving undergraduates into the teaching profession and provide them with financial assistance beginning the junior year and continuing the senior year. Scholarship recipients agree to teach in a Georgia public school at the preschool, elementary, or secondary level after graduation. If a recipient fails to meet this obligation, the scholarship becomes a loan, which must be repaid in cash, with interest.

APPLICATIONS:  

Applications for HOPE Promise Scholarships will be available late Spring Semester. You may contact the Georgia Student Finance Commission (GSFC) at that time at 1-800-505-GSFC(4732) or visit the GSFC web site at <www.gsfc.org>.  Or contact the VSU Office of Financial Aid at (229) 333-5935.

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY:   COLLEGE OF EDUCATION  

NAME:   HOPE Teacher Scholarship

DESCRIPTION:  This scholarship provides financial assistance to teachers, counselors, and individuals who are seeking advanced degrees in critical fields of study. Scholarship recipients agree to teach in a Georgia public school at the preschool, elementary, or secondary level after graduation. If a recipient fails to meet this obligation, the scholarship becomes a loan, which must be repaid in cash, with interest.

APPLICATIONS:  

Applications for HOPE Teacher Scholarships will be available late Spring Semester. You may contact the Georgia Student Finance Commission (GSFC) at that time at 1-800-505-GSFC(4732) or visit the GSFC web site at <www.gsfc.org>.  Or contact the VSU Office of Financial Aid at (229) 333-5935.

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY:   COLLEGE OF EDUCATION  

NAME:   James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation

DESCRIPTION:  The James Madison Memorial Fellowship seeks applicants committed to a career in teaching American history, American government or social studies at the secondary level.

Applicants can attend any institution of higher education in the United States for either a Master of Arts degree (A), a Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT), or a Master of Education degree (MED) with an emphasis on American history, government or political science.

APPLICATIONS:   

For application or additional information about the Foundation and the fellowship program, please call 1-800-525-6928, or visit the Foundation's web site <www.jamesmadison.com>.

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY:   COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

NAME:   NCAA Women's and Ethnic Minority Enhancement Program's Postgraduate Scholarships

DESCRIPTION:  This scholarship is for ethnic minorities and women who are interested in pursuing an advanced degree in a sports related field.  

APPLICATIONS:  

For applications, visit the NCAA web site <www.ncaa.org>, click on the education/outreach section

Or write,

NCAA Women's and Ethnic Minority Enhancement Program's Postgraduate Scholarship

PO Box 6222

Indianapolis, IN  46206-6222

PHONE:  (317) 917-6222

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY:   COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

NAME:   Spencer Foundation Dissertation Fellowships for Research Related to Education

DESCRIPTION:  Through it's Dissertation Fellowships, the Spencer Foundation seeks to encourage a new generation of scholars from a variety of field to undertake research relevant to the improvement of education.

Applicants must be candidates for the doctoral degree in any field of study at a graduate school in the United States, although they need not be United States citizens.  Dissertation topics must concern education.

APPLICATIONS:  

Spencer Dissertation Fellowships

The Spencer Foundation

875 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 3930

Chicago, IL  60611-1803

PHONE:  (312) 337-7000

Web site:  www.spencer.org

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY:   COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

NAME:   T.E.A.C.H. Scholarship

DESCRIPTION:  To be eligible, you must:

- be a teacher, director, or family provider working at least 30 hours per week in a licensed childcare facility or group home or registered family home

- attend a public college or university in Georgia

- earn credit toward a CDA, TCC, Diploma, Associate's or Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development.

APPLICATIONS:  

T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood in Georgia Scholarship Program

368 Moreland Avenue, NE, Suite 240

Atlanta, GA  30307-1927

PHONE:  (404) 222-0014

FAX:  (404) 222-0107

Email:  teachga@mindspring.com

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY:   COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

NAME:  Scholarship Opportunity for Students in Public Health Fields

               Georgia Public Health Association Glaxo Wellcome Scholarship

DESCRIPTION:   To be eligible for a scholarship, applicants must:

- be a resident of Georgia

- be enrolled fulltime in an accredited, post secondary academic institution

- have completed at least one year of post-secondary study

- be actively pursuing a major related to public health (e.g. health education, nursing, epidemiology, public health policy, etc.)

- maintain a gpa of at least 3.0 overall.

Applicants must submit the following to be considered for this award:

- cover letter, including current contact information (address, phone number, etc.)

- current curriculum vita or resume

- verification of gpa and course enrollment (preferably a current transcript)

- an essay, no longer than 250 words (contact scholarship organization for the topic)

- at least one letter of recommendation from a faculty member or employer.

APPLICATIONS:  

Georgia Department of Human Resources

Division of Public Health

2 Peachtree Street, NW, 16th Floor

Atlanta, GA  30303-3142

 *This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY:   COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

NAME:   Cobb County Medical Society Alliance Health Careers Scholarship

DESCRIPTION:   This scholarship is limited to undergraduate students currently enrolled full time in allied health areas, such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, nursing, pharmacy, respiratory therapy, radiology technology, etc.  Pre-medical, pre-dental and dental hygiene students are not eligible for this scholarship.  Students who have been accepted at a college or university, but not into a particular health program, are not eligible for this scholarship.

This is a need based scholarship.  Preference will be given to Cobb County residents when all factors are equal.  Only students who have been formally accepted into their health major will be considered for the scholarship.

APPLICATIONS:  

Cobb County Medical Society Alliance

4709 Talleybrook Drive

Kennesaw, GA  30152

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

Women's Studies

CATEGORY: WOMEN'S STUDIES 

NAME: The AARP Women's Initiative Scholarship Program 

DESCRIPTION: The Applicant must:

Be a woman 50 years of age or older

Be officially accepted into an accredited educational/vocational program at an institution located in the United States, including the district of Columbia, territories and commonwealth

Demonstrate financial need

Have a definite plan for continuing the educational/vocational program supported with this award if the program requires more than an academic year (9 months)

Have a definite plan to use the desired training to enter or re-enter the work force or to more out to a low wage or obsolete job.

APPLICATIONS:

Scholarships, BPW Foundation

2012 Massachusetts Ave. N.W.

Washington, DC  20036

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

CATEGORY: WOMEN'S STUDIES

NAME: AAUW Educational Foundation

DESCRIPTION: Our Foundation provides more than $3.2 million in fellowships, grants and awards each year. As the world's largest source of funding exclusively for graduate women, we have expanded educational opportunities for more than 7,500 women in 122 nations.  Supporting women all ages, races, creeds nationalities and physical abilities is fundamental to our mission.

APPLICATIONS:

Visit www.aauw.org and click on fellowships, grants and awards contact:

 AAUW Educational Foundation c/o Customer Service Center

c/o Customer Service Center

2201 N. Dodge Street, Dept. 145

Iowa City,  IA  52243-4030

(319) 337-1716 ext 145

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and ahs not been received by the Department of Education.

CATEGORY: WOMEN'S STUDIES

NAME: AMS/Industry/Government Graduate Fellowship in the Atmospheric and Related Oceanic and Hydrologic Sciences

DESCRIPTION: Applicants must be entering their first year of graduate school.  An applicant must provide evidence of acceptance as a full-time student at an accredited U.S. institution at the time of award.  Students must pursue a related full -time course of study in the atmospheric, oceanic or hydrologic sciences over a full academic year.  Candidates must be a U.S. citizens or hold permanent resident status.  The society encourages applications from women, minorities and disabled students, traditionally underrepresented in the atmospheric and related oceanic and hydrologic sciences.

APPLICANTS:

Contact: American Meteorological Society

attn: Fellowship Program

45 Beacon Street

Boston, MA  02108-3693

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a  guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

CATEGORY: WOMEN'S STUDIES

NAME: Atlanta Chapter of Swedish Women's Educational Association (SWEA)

DESCRIPTION: The primary purpose of SWEA is to "Operate a charitable and educational origination for the preservation and promotion of Swedish culture, history, art, literature and sciences in countries outside Sweden through awards and scholarships". In order to fulfill its purpose and to further the professional interests of its members, SWEA Atlanta also conducts  manner meetings and organizers seminars and special events on a regular basis, in addition to awarding the aforementioned annual scholarship. 

Criteria:

The scholarship will be awarded to a well-merited woman studying the Swedish language, literature, culture, traditions, art, music, design or environmental issues.  The scholarship may also be awarded to a female non-student contributing to a of the topics listed above.

APPLICATIONS:

SWEA Atlanta Scholarship Committee

c-o Agneta Mimms

1270 Jones Road

Roswell, GA  30075

If you need additional information about  SWEA or the scholarship that we offer, please do not hesitate to contact one of our contact persons:

Agenta Mimms                              or                            Maria Kinas

(770) 649-6793                                                               (770) 587-1117

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

CATEGORY: WOMEN'S STUDIES

NAME: Georgia Executive Women's Network Scholarship Application

DESCRIPTION: Criteria to qualify for the scholarship, the applicant must:

Be a female at least 24 years old who has been a Georgia resident for at least one year. Be attending a Georgia four-year accredited college or university in an undergraduate program of study for the first time or returning to college after at least a one year absence.  Have a high school or college grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or an SAT score of at least 1200 or an equivalent ACT score.

Have demonstrated leadership abilities in school, work or community.

APPLICATIONS:

Chairperson, GEWN Scholarship Committee

5108 Victor Trail

Norcross, GA  30071

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

CATEGORY: WOMEN'S STUDIES

NAME: Louise McBee Scholarship

DESCRIPTION:

Purpose: To support educational enrichment for women exhibiting leadership potential in a higher education field.

Scholarship Eligibility/Criteria: Applicant must be a woman.   Applicant must be either:

A graduate student (the scholarship is not intended for undergraduate students) pursing a degree in an institution of higher education (two-year, four-year, public or private) or currently employed in a Georgia institution of higher (college, university, technical institution, two-year, four-year public or private) who seeks professional development opportunities in an administrative or teaching capacity. Applicant must indicate need for the scholarship, for example, applicant must have financial need to continue formal graduate studies or absence of institutional support for professional development. Applicant must be academically in good standing if holding student status (3.0 cumulative GPA). Applicant must submit application form by deadline. Applicant must submit two letters of reference in support of scholarship applicant, at least one of which must be from present employer of faculty member.

APPLICATIONS:

Contact:

Nancy P. Thompson - Chair

Louise McBee Scholarship Committee

193 Georgia Center for Continuing Education

The University of Georgia

Athens, GA  30602-3603

(706) 542-6748

(706) 542-6635 Fax

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of  Education.

CATEGORY: WOMEN STUDIES

NAME: National Physical Science Consortium

DESCRIPTION: Graduate Fellowships for Minorities and Women in the Physical Sciences such as: Astronomy, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geology, Materials Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Physics and Sub disciplines.  (Including related Engineering fields).

APPLICATIONS: National Physical Science Consortium

Headquarters Office
Suite 310 2924 
Emerson Street
San Diego, CA  92106
1-800-854-NPSC
(619) 222-9606
fax: (619) 222-9631
npschq@pacbell.net

Student Recruitment Office

MSC 2NPS

New Mexico State University

Box 30001

Las Cruces, NM

88003-8001

1-800-952-4118

(505) 646-6038

(505) 646-6097 fax

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

CATEGORY: WOMEN'S STUDIES

NAME: National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships

DESCRIPTION: Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must be U.S. citizens or nationals or permanent resident aliens of the U.S.

Fellowships are intended for individuals who are in the early stages of their graduate study in science, mathematics or engineering.

Fellowships are awarded for graduate study leading to research-based master's or doctoral degrees in fields supported but the NSF, including the mathematical, physical, biological, behavioral and social sciences, engineering, the history of sconce and the philosophy of science and for research-based Ph. D. degrees ins science education.

Women in Engineering and Computer and Information Science Awards will be offered to encourage women to undertake graduate study in engineering and computer and information science.

APPLICATIONS:

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program

Oak Ridge Associated Universities

P.O. Box 3010

Oak Ridge, Tennessee

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

CATEGORY: WOMEN'S STUDIES

NAME: NCAA Women's and Ethnic Minority Enhancement Program's Postgraduate

Scholarships

DESCRIPTION: This is to announce the availability of scholarships for ethic minorities ands women who are interested in pursing an advanced degree in a sports related field.  The scholarships are available for women and ethnic minorities through the NCAA Women's & Ethnic Minority Enhancement Program.

APPLICATIONS: Please visit our website at www.ncaa.org and go to the education/outreach section of our need additional applications.

NCAA Women's and Ethnic Minority Enhancement Program's Postgraduate Scholarship

P.O. Box 6222

Indianapolis, IN 46206-6222

(317) 917-6222

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

CATEGORY: WOMEN'S STUDIES

NAME: The New Work For Professional and Executives Scholarship Program

DESCRIPTION: The recipient must indicate a need to continue her education in order to advance professionally.

The recipient's expressed need for continuing education must be in line with clear, sincere and attainable career goals.

The recipient shall be required to enroll for a minimum of 10 per quarter in three of four consecutive quarters of six hours per semester in two of three semesters. 

The recipient must have achieved a minimum 2.75 GPA or equivalent B average for prior academic work.  This minimum average must be maintained for the duration of scholarship payments.  To assure compliance, the recipient must furnish the Network Treasurer with documentation of her average promptly after the end of each quarter or semester for which the average is not maintained.

The recipient must be and intend to remain a permanent resident of Columbus or of the Chattahoochee Valley area, but may attend any College or University.

The recipient must demonstrate leadership in civic, social and professional service to the community.

Applicants' eligible for Final Application Review (defined below) shall participate in a personal interview by the selection panel. 

Applicants must submit three letters of recommendation one of which may be from a Network member.

APPLICATIONS:

Network for Professionals and executives

P.O. Box 983

Columbus, GA 31902

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  The information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 CATEGORY: WOMEN'S STUDIES

NAME: Organization of Professional Women

DESCRIPTION: Applicants must be a female

Must have graduated from high school for at least 5 years

Has to be a resident of Tift county

Curriculum of study is preferably business oriented, but approval of applicant will be at the discretion of the scholarship committee.

Applicant must be a student of an accredited university or college not a technical school

Applicant must be a full time student if not employed full time or a part time student (minimum 5 hours one class) with a full time job. Full time employment constitutes working 30 or more hours per week.

 Applicant must register and attend a least 2 semesters or 3 quarters per year to remain eligible for the scholarships

Applicant must maintain a B or 3.0 GPA to retain the scholarship.

APPLICATIONS: Tift General Hospital

                                  P.O. Box 747

                                  Tifton, GA  31793

Fax: (229) 388-5717

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

CATEGORY: WOMEN'S STUDIES

NAME: Talbot's Women Scholarship Fund

DESCRIPTION: Applications to the Talbot's Women' scholarship Fund must be a woman currently residing in the U.S.

be a woman who has earned a high school diploma or their GED on or before September 1992

Be enrolled or planning to enroll in a f full or part time undergraduate course of study at an accredited 2 or 4 year college, university or vocational technical school and have at least two semesters (or a minimum of 24 credit hours) remaining to complete their undergraduate degree as of the beginning of the 2002 fall academic term. 

*Students who have previously obtained a bachelor's degree are not eligible to apply.

APPLICATIONS: Applications will be available in all Talbot's U.S. stores as well as through the Talbot's' websitewww.talbots.com/about/scholar/scholar.asp

the program is independently managed by Citizens' scholarship foundation of America, Inc. (CSFA) a national nonprofit educational support and student aid organization.  Any questions regarding the program or the application process may be directed to (507) 931-0452

 Talbot's Women's Scholarship Fund

One Talbot's Drive

Hingham, MA  02043

phone: (781) 749-7600

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

CATEGORY: WOMEN'S STUDIES

NAME: Zonta International Amelia Earnhart Fellowship Award

DESCRIPTION: Through the Amelia Earnhart Fellowship, Zonta International encourages and supports women to expand their horizons by pursing aerospace-related engineering.

The fellowships are open to women of any nationality and grants may be used in any universities or college offering fully-credited graduate courses and degrees in aerospace related engineering.

 APPLICATIONS: Zonta International

                                   557 West Randolph Street

                                  Chicago, IL  60661-2206

                                  phone: (312) 930-5848

                                  fax:       (312) 930-0951

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

CATEGORY: WOMEN'S STUDIES

NAME: Women's Overseas Service League

DESCRIPTION: Women's Overseas Service League Scholarship

are committed to advancement in military or other pubic service careers.

Have demonstrated such commitment through life experiences.

Have successfully completed a minimum of 12 semester (or 18 quarter) hours of study (in any institution of higher education) with a minimum 2.5 GPA.

Are admitted for study in an institution of higher learning in a program leading to an academic degree (Associate Degree or higher) the program may be professional or technical in nature.

Agree to enroll for a minimum of 6 semester (9 quarter) hours of study each academic period

Agree to maintain academic standards.

APPLICATIONS:

Scholarship Committee

Women's Overseas Service League

PO Box 7124

Washington DC  20044-7124

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

CATEGORY: WOMEN'S STUDIES

NAME: Georgia Commission on Women

DESCRIPTION:   Scholarships available for academic achievement and leadership in the area of women's studies or gender studies and community and campus leadership.  There may be other grants for special needs, or for non-traditional students.  The qualifications require that there be at least a 2.5 gpa and participation in community or campus activities.  She must have completed at least her freshman year.

 APPLICATIONS:  

Nellie D. Duke, Chair

State Representative Judy Manning, Scholarship Committee Co-Chair

Commissioner Dianne Rogers, Committee Co-Chair

Georgia Woman of the Year Committee, Inc.

PO Box 1328

Carrollton, GA  30117

PHONE:  (770) 832-7095

FAX:  (770) 834-5339; or (404) 657-2963

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

CATEGORY: WOMEN STUDIES

NAME: American Business Women's Association

DESCRIPTION: Eligibility Requirements

State of Georgia resident

Seeking post-secondary schooling

Typewritten essay, not to exceed two pages in length.  Essay should address personal goals, community involvement that you would like to share.

Official transcripts from high school and any post-secondary institutions attended must be submitted

If you cannot provide transcripts, please explain

NOTE: Members of Gwinnett Charter Chapter ABWA and their dependents are not eligible for this scholarship

APPLICATIONS: Gwinnett Charter Chapter ABWA

                         Carol Von Cannon

                                 111 Shyrewood Drive

                                 Lawrenceville, Ga  30043

This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

CATEGORY: WOMEN'S STUDIES

NAME: Jeanette Rankin Foundation McMillan Stuckey Award

DESCRIPTION: Critical financial need and achievement goals are the major criteria for selecting awardees.  (Awards are not given to pursue or complete graduate education programs or to complete a second undergraduate degree).

APPLICATIONS: To receive an application, eligible applicants should contact our web site www.wmst.unt.edu/jrf/  or for more information

Lin McNickle, Executive Director

Jeannette Rankin Foundation

P.O. Box 6653

Athens, Ga  30604

(706) 208-1211

email: Llmcnickle@aol.com

This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

CATEGORY: WOMEN'S STUDIES

NAME:  Sharon D. Banks Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship

Women's Transportation Seminar (WTS)

DESCRIPTION:  This Scholarship was established to assist WTS' goal of fostering the development of women in the transportation field by encouraging bright new professionals to undertake careers in the area of transportation.  The scholarship is awarded to women pursing undergraduate studies in transportation or a related field.  Must have a gpa of 3.0 or higher.

APPLICATIONS: 

Women's Transportation Seminar

Atlanta Chapter

PO Box 14006

Atlanta, GA  30324

or 

Gabriella Yanez-Uribe

Parsons Brinckerhoff Quade & Douglas, Inc.

3340 Peachtree Road NE

Suite 2400, Tower Place 100

Atlanta, GA  30326-1001

Email:  <vanezuribe@pbworld.com>

This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

CATEGORY: WOMEN'S STUDIES

NAME:  Helene M. Overly Memorial Scholarship

Women's Transportation Seminar (WTS)

DESCRIPTION:  This Scholarship was established by the WTS to encourage women to pursue career paths in transportation.  The scholarship is awarded to women pursing graduate studies in the transportation or a related field.  Must have a gpa of 3.0 or higher

APPLICATIONS: 

Women's Transportation Seminar

Atlanta Chapter

PO Box 14006

Atlanta, GA  30324

or 

Gabriella Yanez-Uribe

Parsons Brinckerhoff Quade & Douglas, Inc.

3340 Peachtree Road NE

Suite 2400, Tower Place 100

Atlanta, GA  30326-1001

Email:  vanezuribe@pbworld.com

This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

Graduate Studies

CATEGORY: GRADUATE STUDIES

NAME: AAUW Educational Foundation

DESCRIPTION: Our Foundation provides more than $3.2 million in fellowships, grants and awards each year.  As the world's largest source of funding exclusively for graduate women, we have expanded educational opportunities for more than 7.500 women in 122 nations.  Supporting women of all ages, races, creeds , nationalities and physical abilities is fundamental to our mission.

 APPLICATIONS: Visit www.aauw.org

and click on fellowships, grants and awards contact:

AUW Educational Foundation

c/o Customer Service Center

2201 N. Dodge Street, Dept. 145

Iowa City, IA 52243-4030

(319) 337-1716 ext. 145

 *This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

CATEGORY: GRADUATE STUDIES

NAME: Georgia Fiscal Management Council Scholarships

DESCRIPTION: The Georgia Fiscal Management Council (FMC), a professional organization of State Fiscal Personnel announces the availability of two $750 scholarships to eligible college seniors, rising seniors and graduate students.

Eligibility Requirements

1. Full or part time college senior, rising senior or graduate student.

2. A cumulative and major grade point average of not less than 3.0

3. Endorsement of application by Department Chair-person is required.

4. Evidence that student intends to pursue a career in public service related to Fiscal Management or Administration.

APPLICATIONS: An application and deadline information may be obtained from the FMC website (www.ganet.org.fmc) or from an agency's fiscal office.  Applicants should be directed to:

Brenda Purcell, Scholarship Committee Chair

Office of Planning and Budget

270 Washington Street, Suite 8126

Atlanta, Ga. 30334

(404) 656-2191

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

CATEGORY: GRADUATE STUDIES

NAME: The Georgia Government Finance Officers Association

DESCRIPTION: Recognizing outstanding performance in the study of public finance at the undergraduate and graduate level, and the encouragement of careers on state and local government.

APPLICATIONS: For application information contact:

GGFOA

P.O. Box 6473

Athens, Ga 30604-6473

ATTN: Scholarship Committee

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

CATEGORY: GRADUATE STUDIES

NAME: HOPE Teacher Scholarship

DESCRIPTION: Funded by the Georgia Lottery for Education and is a component of the HOPE scholarship program.  This scholarship provides financial assistance to teachers, counselors and individuals seeking advanced degrees in critical fields of study in education.  Scholarship recipients agree to teach in a GA. public school at the preschool, elementary or secondary level after graduation.  If a recipient fails to meet this obligation, the scholarship becomes a loan, which must be repaid in cash with interest.  Applications should be available late spring semester.

APPLICATIONS: to apply contact the Georgia Student Finance Commission at (770) 724-HOPE or toll free at 1-800-546-HOPE  or the VSU HOPE Coordinator at the Office of Financial Aid (229) 333-5935, request a HOPE Teacher Scholarship Application.  For the complete HOPE Scholarship Program Regulations visit the GSFC website @ www.gsfc.org

*This information sheet was based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

CATEGORY: GRADUATE

NAME: Howard Hughes Medical Institute Pre-doctoral Fellowships in Biological Sciences

DESCRIPTION: Eligible fields of study include:

Biochemistry                              mathematical/computational biology

Bioinformatics                             microbiology

Biophysics                                 molecular biology

Biostatistics                               neuroscience

Cell biology                                pharmacology

Developmental biology           physiology

Epidemiology                            Structural biology

Genetics                                     virology

Immunology

The fellowships are intended for students who have completed less than one year of graduate study toward M.S., Ph.D. or Sc. D degrees in biological sciences.  Students who hold or are pursuing medical or dental degrees (M.D., D.O., D.V.M., D.D.S.) and also be eligible to apply for fellowship support for study toward a Ph.D. or Sc.D.

the program is open to both U.S. citizens and foreign citizens.  Students with U.S. citizenship may take the following abroad.  Non-U.S citizens must study in the United States.

APPLICATIONS: The international fellowship competition is administered by the National Research Council.  For copies of the program Announcement or Applications:

Hughes Fellowship Office

The Fellowship Office

National Research Council

2101 Constitution Ave.

Washington, DC  20418

Phone: (202) 334-2872

Fax: (202) 334-3419

email: infofell@nas.edu

www.national-academies.org/osep/fo

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

CATEGORY: GRADUATE STUDIES

NAME: International Order of The King's Daughters and Sons Health Careers Scholarship

DESCRIPTION: This scholarship Program is supported entirely through contributions.  This award is free of obligation on the part of the student, except to serve with dedication.  Students preparing for careers in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, physical or occupational therapy and medical technologies are eligible to apply.  A student must be a U.S. citizen or  Canada. For all students except those preparing for an R.N. degree, applications must be for at least the third year of college.  R.N. students must have completed the first year of schooling. Pre-med students are not eligible to apply.  For those students seeking degrees of M.D. or D.D.S. applications must be for at least the second year of medical or dental school. Each applicant must supply proof of acceptance in the school involved.  There is no age limit.

APPLICATIONS:  To receive a reply.  A stamped self-addressed business size envelope must be supplied with each inquiry.

Send to: Health careers Director

Mrs. Fred Cannon

Box 1310

Brookhaven, MS  39602-1310

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the department of Education.

CATEGORY: GRADUATE STUDIES

NAME: James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation

DESCRIPTION: The James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation seeks applicants committed to a career in teaching American history, American government or social studies at the secondary level.

Fellows can attend any institution of higher education in the United States for either a Master of Arts degree (MA), a Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) , or a Master of education degree (Med) with an emphasis on American history, government or political science.

APPLICATIONS: 

James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation

2201 North Dodge Street, PO Box 4030

Iowa City, Iowa  52243-4030

1-800-525-6928 or visit the Foundation's website: www.jamesmadison.com

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a  guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

CATEGORY: GRADUATE STUDIES

NAME: Louise McBee Scholarship

DESCRIPTION: Purpose:  To support educational enrichment for women exhibiting leadership potential in a higher education field.

Scholarship Eligibility/Criteria

Applicant must be a woman

Applicant must be either: A graduate student (the scholarship is not intended for undergraduate students) pursing a degree in an institution of higher education (two year, four year, public or private) or currently employed in a Georgia institution of higher (college, university, technical institution, two-year, four year, public or private) who seeks professional development opportunities in an administrative or teaching capacity.  Applicant must indicate need for the scholarship, for example, applicant must have financial need to continue formal graduate studies or absence of institutional support for professional development. Applicant must be academically in good standing if holding student status (3.0 cumulative GPA). Applicant must submit application form by deadline.  Applicant must submit two letters of reference in support of scholarship applicant, at least one of which must be from present employer of faculty member.

APPLICATIONS: Contact: Nancy P. Thompson, chair,

Louise McBee Scholarship Committee

193 Georgia Center for Continuing Education

The University of Georgia

Athens, GA.  30602-3603

Phone: (706) 542-6748

Fax: (706) 542-6635

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

  CATEGORY: GRADUATE STUDIES

NAME: National Garden Clubs, Inc. Scholarship Program

DESCRIPTION: National Garden Clubs, Inc. will offer annual advanced scholarships to Junior, Senior or Graduate Students.

All applicants must be majoring in Horticulture, Floriculture, Landscape Design, Conservation, Forestry Agronomy, City Planning, environmental Concerns, Land Management, Botany, Biology and or other allied subjects.  (Approval must be granted by the NGC Scholarship Committee for consideration of any topic not specifically listed above).

A complete official transcript of academic records, which includes the latest grading period and overall GPA,. must be included with each student's application.  A minimum of a "B" average (3.0 on a scale of 4.0) is required.  For graduate students, transcripts for both  graduate and undergraduate work must be included.  Only full time, currently enrolled students will be considered.

APPLICATIONS: National Garden Clubs, Inc.

4401 Magnolia Ave.

St. Louis, Missouri  63110-3492

(314) 776-7574

(314) 776-5108 FAX

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

CATEGORY: GRADUATE STUDIES

NAME: National Physical Science Consortium

DESCRIPTION: Graduate Fellowships for Minorities and Women in the Physical Sciences such as: Astronomy, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geology, Materials Science, Mathematical Sciences, Physics and Sub disciplines. (Including related Engineering fields).

APPLICATIONS: National Physical Science Consortium

Headquarters Office

Suite 310

2924 Emerson Street

San Diego, CA 92106

1-800-854-NPSC

(619) 222-9606

fax: (619) 222-9631

nqschq@pacbell.net

Student Recruitment Office

MSC 3NPS

New Mexico State University

Box 30001

Las, Cruces, New Mexico 88003-8001

1-800-952-4118

(505) 646-6038

fax: (505) 646-6097

http://www.npsc.org

*This information sheet was prepared based on information we received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

CATEGORY:   GRADUATE STUDIES

 

NAME:   Spencer Foundation Dissertation Fellowships for Research Related to Education

DESCRIPTION:  Through it's Dissertation Fellowships, the Spencer Foundation seeks to encourage a new generation of scholars from a variety of field to undertake research relevant to the improvement of education.

Applicants must be candidates for the doctoral degree in any field of study at a graduate school in the United States, although they need not be United States citizens.  Dissertation topics must concern education.

APPLICATIONS:  

Spencer Dissertation Fellowships

The Spencer Foundation

875 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 3930

Chicago, IL  60611-1803

PHONE:  (312) 337-7000

Web site:  www.spencer.org

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

CATEGORY:  GRADUATE STUDIES

 

NAME:   Carat Scholarship Foundation

DESCRIPTION:   Carat Scholarship Foundation is funded by the contributions of civic-minded individuals, business and various fundraisers.  Offers scholarships semi-annually to graduate and undergraduate students who are United States citizens.  The scholarships are awarded on the bases of career goals, financial need and academic record.

APPLICATIONS:  

Carat Scholarship Foundation

5 Magnolia Parkway

Hawthorn Woods, IL  60047

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

CATEGORY:  GRADUATE STUDIES

 

NAME:  Cherokee Rose Scholarship

DESCRIPTION:  Scholarships are available to fulltime graduate students, who have been a resident of Georgia for the past four years, majoring in historic preservation, decorative arts, or historic architecture at an accredited college or university in Georgia.

Scholarship applications must be typed and must include the following:

- official transcript of academic record which includes the latest grading period, including minimum overall averages,

- completed financial aid form.  Signatures of Financial Aid Officer and student are required,

- a 2" x 3" black and white photograph (publicity purposes),

- names of three references as indicated on form.  Supporting letters must be sent directly to scholarship committee,

- extracurricular activities list as indicated on form,

- applicants written statement discussing goals, background, reason for scholarship application.

APPLICATIONS:  For applications and deadline information, contact:

The Garden Club of Georgia, Inc.

2450 South Milledge Avenue

Athens, GA  30602-5817

PHONE:  (706) 227-5369

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

CATEGORY:   GRADUATE STUDIES 

NAME:  The Gates Millennium Scholars

DESCRIPTION:  Individuals are eligible to be nominated as Gates Millennium Scholars if they are African-American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific American or Hispanic citizens/permanent residents of the United States.  They must also have a 3.3 gpa on a 4.0 scale.  Must have been accepted or enrolled full time in an accredited college or university for the academic year at the time of the award or have applied to, have been accepted into or are enrolled in a graduate degree program in mathematics, science (including life sciences, physical sciences and computer science), engineering, education or library science for the academic year at the time the nomination is complete; have significant financial need as defined by the federal needs analysis formula; have demonstrated leadership ability through participation in community service, extracurricular activities or other activities.

APPLICATIONS:  

Gates Millennium Scholars

PO Box 10500

Fairfax, VA  22031

PHONE:  (877) 690-4677

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

CATEGORY: GRADUATE STUDIES

NAME: Annie Lou Overton Scholarship

DESCRIPTION: These programs provide financial assistance to qualified applicants studying nursing in a National League of nursing accredited school, college or university.  Applicants may be enrolled full or part time in a graduate or undergraduate nursing program.  Interested students must has a GPA of at least 2.5 or 4.0 scale in a prior academic work and be able to verify financial need.

APPLICATIONS: contact Georgia Nurses Foundation, Inc.

1362 West Peachtree St. NW

Atlanta, GA 30309-2904

404-892-7476

404-892-3292 Fax

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education. 

CATEGORY: GRADUATE STUDIES

NAME: SEAA Scholarship

DESCRIPTION: The Southeastern Association of Area Agencies on Aging has established a scholarship to be awarded to as a student interested in pursing a career in gerontology or geriatrics.  To apply for the scholarship, a student must be a junior, senior or graduate student presently enrolled in an accredited university within the eight southeastern states, Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, Florida, Tennessee, Kentucky, North and South Carolina.

APPLICATIONS: Contact:

Northeast Georgia Regional Development of Center

305 Research Drive

Athens, GA 30610

(706) 369-5650

(706) 369-5792 Fax

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of education.

CATEGORY: GRADUATE STUDIES

NAME: Spencer Foundation Dissertation Fellowships for Research Related to Education

DESCRIPTION: Through it's Dissertation Fellowships, the Spencer Foundation seeks to encourage a new generation of scholars form a variety of fields to undertake research relevant to the improvement of education.

Applicants must be candidates for the doctoral degree in any field of study at a graduate school in the United States, although they need not be United States citizens.  Dissertation topics must concern education.

APPLICATIONS: For further information please contact:

Spencer Dissertation Fellowships

The Spencer Foundation

875 North Michigan Ave.

Suite 3930

Chicago, IL 60611-1803

(312) 337-7000

www.spencer.org

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

CATEGORY: GRADUATE STUDIES

NAME: Scholarships for Study Abroad

DESCRIPTION: The grants are open only to those students enrolled in IIE Educational Associate (EA) academic institutions in the Southern Region. Grants are open to both graduate and undergraduate students, all fields are eligible expect where noted.  Applicants will be considered for all grants for which they are eligible but may only receive one grant.  Applications must be signed by your study abroad advisor.

APPLICATIONS: Southern Regional Office

Institute of International Education

515 Post Oak Blvd. #150

Houston, TX  77027-9407

(713) 621-6300

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

CATEGORY: GRADUATE STUDIES

NAME: Valdosta State University Alumni Scholarship

DESCRIPTION: Provided by the VSU Alumni Association.  This scholarship was created to recognize and support graduate students who gave demonstrated a significant amount of academic achievement.  Awarded to one graduate student annually.

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

CATEGORY: GRADUATE STUDIES

NAME: Valdosta State University Master of Library and Information Science Scholarship

DESCRIPTION: Eligibility: Must be accepted to the Graduate school and enrolled in the MLIS degree program at VSU.  Be a GA resident as determined by the Office of the Registrar.  (Students receiving an out of state fee wavier do not qualify). Be an adult learner.

Have a GRE combined verbal score plus either quantitative or analytical score that equals or exceeds 1200

Must enroll in at least 6 credits fall semester and at least 6 credits during the spring semester of the academic year of the award.

Submit an essay to the MLIS program

APPLICATIONS: contact:

Master of Library & Information Science Program Scholarship

Odum Library

VSU

1500 N. Patterson St.

Valdosta, GA  31698

Application forms are available in the Graduate school office or the Financial Aid Office.  Forms can be downloaded from the Graduate school website as well.

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

CATEGORY: GRADUATE STUDIES

NAME: Gail Aberson Scholarship

DESCRIPTION: This endowed scholarship was created to honor the memory of Gail Aberson, to assist teachers at the graduate level in their professional development/certifications as Teacher Support Specialists (Mentors) and science teachers K-12.  The award will provide assistance to teachers from member school school systems in the Okefenonkee RESA.  Qualified recipients may contact the College of Education for application information.

APPLICATIONS:

This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

CATEGORY: GRADUATE STUDIES

NAME: AMS/Industry/Government Graduate Fellowship in the Atmospheric and Related Oceanic and Hydrologic Sciences

DESCRIPTION: Applicants must be entering their first year of graduate school.  An applicant must provide evidence of acceptance as a full-time student at an accredited U.S. institution at the time of the award.  Students must pursue a related full-time course of study  in the atmospheric, oceanic or hydrologic  sciences over a full academic year.  Candidates must be a U.S. citizen or hold a permanent resident status.  The Society encourages applications from women, minorities and disabled students, traditionally underrepresented in the atmospheric and related oceanic and hydrologic sciences.

APPLICATIONS: Contact American Meteorological Society

Attn: Fellowship Program

45 Beacon Street

Boston, MA 02108-3693

This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

CATEGORY: GRADUATE STUDIES

NAME: Louise S. Chastain

DESCRIPTION: This fund was established by Mrs. Chastain for students pursing a Masters in Social Work.  Preference is given to residents of Thomas County, GA.

APPLICATIONS: Apply to the Office of Financial Aid by completing a VSU General Scholarship Application

This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

CATEGORY: GRADUATE STUDIES

NAME: the Cannon National Parks Science Scholars Program

DESCRIPTION: The program awards graduate student scholarship in several disciplines to support student research in the national parks.  Awards are made in four broad discipline areas:

Biological sciences (such as botany or ecology),

Physical sciences (such as geology or atmospheric sciences),

Social sciences (such as economics or sociology(, and

Cultural sciences (such as ethnography or archeology)

The awards are based in an annual completion in each of the displince areas just described,  Briefly, the program operates as follows,

Students submit research proposals on specific topics selected by NPS park managers.

Student proposals are evaluated by scientific panels convened by the AAAS Directorate for Education and Human Resources Programs.

The AAAS panels select the winning graduate students who become Canon National Parks Science Scholars.

The National Park Foundation transfers scholarship funds to each student's university providing tuition, fieldwork, a stipend and other expenses associated with each student's research.

The student complete their graduate research, write a dissertation, prepare a popular article in the significance of the research and give a public lecture about their work.

APPLICATIONS: Contact:

Program Coordinator

Canon Nationals Parks Science

Scholars Program

Natural Resource Stewardship

and Science

National Park Service

1849 C. Street, N.W. (MIB 3127)

Washington, DC 202040

Phone: (202-208-5391)

email: gmachlis@uidaho.edu

This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

CATEGORY: GRADUATE STUDIES

NAME: Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

DESCRIPTION: In seeking to fulfill its mission, the Foundation intends to identify young people who have shown unique excellence, both in academic endeavors and in extracurricular activities.  The purpose of the Foundation is to reward young men and women for unusual intelligence, application, deportment and character.  Must be a college senior or recent graduate from an accredited college or university in the US.  Must have gpa of 3.5 or better.  Must begin a full-time graduate degree program at an accredited university in fall 2004, and be nominated by his/her undergraduate institution.

APPLICATION: 

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

Graduate Scholarship Program

301 ACT Drive, PO Box 4030

Iowa City, IA  52243

Web stie:  <www.jackkentcookefoundation.org>

This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

CATEGORY: GRADUATE STUDIES

NAME: Vicky Lynne Foshee Scholarship

DESCRIPTION: This endowed scholarship was created to honor the memory of Vicky Lynne Foshee, the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Donald P. Foshee.  The scholarship is to be awarded to  a graduate student enrolled in the Industrial/Organization Psychology program.  Completing as least 10 hours per semester with a "B" or better GPA may renew it.

APPLICATIONS: For application and deadline information, contact the College of Education.

This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

CATEGORY: GRADUATE STUDIES

NAME: Alpha Kappa Delta Scholarship

DESCRIPTION: This annual endowed scholarship is available to undergraduates and graduates based on a combination of academic achievement and financial need.  The scholarship was established to promote interest in the study of Sociology at VSU.  The Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice choose recipients.

APPLICATIONS: Apply to the VSU Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice.

This information sheet was prepared based on information reviewed at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

CATEGORY: GRADUATE STUDIES

NAME: The Garden Club of Georgia, Inc.

DESCRIPTION: Scholarships are available to students who have been a resident of Ga for the past four years.  Residents must be a fulltime student majoring in Horticulture, Floriculture, Landscape Design, Conservation, Forestry, Botany, Agronomy, Plant Pathology, Environmental Control, City Planning, Land Management and or allied subjects at an accredited college or university in Ga.

An exception is the Cherokee Rose Scholarship which is available only to a full-time graduate student, resident of Ga for the past four years, majoring in programs of Historic Preservation, Decorative Arts, or Historic Architecture at an accredited college or university in Georgia.

Scholarship applications must by typed to be considered and must include:

Official transcript of academic record which included the latest grading period, including minimum overall averages.

Completed Financial Aid form, Signatures of Financial Aid Officer and student are required.

A 2x3 black and white photograph (publicity purposes).

Names of three references as indicated on form.  Supporting letters must be sent directly to Scholarship Committee.

Extracurricular activities list as indicated on form.

Applicants written statement-discussing goals, background, reason for scholarship application.

APPLICATIONS: Deadline MARCH 1st. Completed application must be sent to the Scholarship Committee on or before the deadline.  Send all requested applications materials to:

The Garden Club of Georgia, Inc.

2450 South Millege Ave

Athens, GA  30602-5817

(706) 227-5369

This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

CATEGORY: GRADUATE STUDIES

NAME: National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships

DESCRIPTION: Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must be United States citizens or nationals or permanent resident aliens of the United States.  Fellowships are intended for individuals who are in early stages of their graduate study in science, mathematics or engineering.  Fellowships are awarded for graduate study leading to research-based master's or doctoral degrees in fields supported by the NSF, including the mathematical, physical, biological, behavioral and social sciences, engineering the history of science and the philosophy of science and for the research-based Ph.D. degrees in science education.

Women in Engineering and Computer and Information Science Awards will be offered to encourage women to undertake study in engineering and computer and information science.

APPLICATIONS: NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program

Oak Ridge Associated Universities

P.O. Box 3010

oak Ridge, Tennessee  37831-3010

(865) 241-4300

Email: nsfgrfp@orau.gov

Fax: (865) 241-4513

This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

CATEGORY: GRADUATE STUDIES

NAME: National Society of Hispanic MBAS

DESCRIPTION: The national Society of Hispanic MBAS (NSHMBA) and Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) have partnered to provide financial resources to assist outstanding Hispanic students pursing a graduate degree in management/ business.

Must be of Hispanic background (one parent must be fully Hispanic or both parents must be half Hispanic)

Be a U.S. citizen/legal permanent resident (with permanent resident card)

Be accepted into a graduate management/business program at an accredited college or university.

APPLICATIONS: For an application please send a self-addressed, stamped business size envelope to

NSHMBA-HSF Scholarship Program

HISPANIC SCHOLARSHIP FUND

One Sansome St. Suite 1000

San Francisco, CA  94104

or visit:

www.nshmba.org

Toll free 1-877-HSF-INFO (1-877-473-4636

email: SPECIALPROGRAMS@HSF.NET

This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

CATEGORY: GRADUATE STUDIES

NAME: The Network for Professionals and Executives Scholarship

DESCRIPTION: The Network for Professionals and Executives Scholarship has established a scholarship fund for women admitted to upper division baccalaureate or graduate degree programs.  The purpose of this fund is to promote the profession development of women of our area. the $1000 award will be sent directly to the accredited college or university of the recipient's choice.  The funds can be used for tuition, books, laboratory fees or similar charges.

APPLICATIONS: Network for Professionals and Executives

P.o> Box 983

Columbus, GA.  31902

This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

CATEGORY: GRADUATE STUDIES

NAME: Elizabeth Darlene Sikes Scholarship

DESCRIPTION: This scholarship was established to recognize an outstanding graduate student in Speech Language Pathology.  Based on continued community service, good academic standing and financial need.  Must provide 2 letters of support.

APPLICATIONS: For application and deadline information, contact the College of Education.

This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

CATEGORY: GRADUATE STUDIES

NAME: George A. Nielsen Public Investor Scholarship

DESCRIPTION: The purpose of the George A. Nielsen Public Investor Scholarship is to support the studies of full or part time undergraduate students with a career interest in the efficient and productive investment of public funds.

Eligibility:

Employed at least one year by a state local government or other public entity.  Recommendation by your employer

Enrollment in an undergraduate or graduate program in public administration, finance business administration or a related field before funds are awarded.

Citizen or permanent resident if the United States or Canada

APPLICATIONS: Applications and additional information are available under "Scholarships" at our website: www.gfoa.org

or contact:

Scholarship Committee

Government Finance Officers Association

180 North Michigan Ave.

Suite 800

Chicago, IL 60601-7476

(312) 977-9700

CATEGORY: GRADUATE STUDIES

NAME: AICPA John L. Carey Scholarship Program

DESCRIPTION: Scholarships are available to all liberal arts degree holders of any regionally accredited U.S. institution who wish to pursue a CPA certificate. Scholarships are given based on academic achievement, leadership and future career interests and are contingent upon acceptance in a graduate accounting program.

APPLICATIONS: AICPA Online www.aicpa.org/members/div/career/edu/jlcs.htm

email: educat@aicpa.org

Phone: (212) 596-6221

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

1211 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10036-8775

(212) 596-6200                          Fax: (212) 596-6292

This information sheet was prepared based on information recived at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.


Minorities 

CATEGORY:   MINORITIES

NAME:  The Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship

DESCRIPTION:  To be awarded to an upper division undergraduate or graduate student of public administration, (governmental) accounting, finance, political science, economics or business administration (with a specific focus on government or nonprofit management).  The purpose of the Minorities in government Finance Scholarship is to recognize outstanding performance by minority students preparing for careers in state and local government finance.  Eligibility:  Currently a full or part time upper-division undergraduate or graduate student in public administration (governmental) accounting, finance, political science, economics or business administration (with a specific focus on government or nonprofit management).  Belong to one of the following groups (as defined by the U.S. Census Bureau) Black, Indian, Eskimo or Aleut, Asian or Pacfic Islander, Hispanic Citizen or permanent resident of the United States or Canada.  Recommendation by student's academic advisor, department chair, (undergraduate students), or dean of the graduate program (graduate students).

APPLICATIONS:  

Scholarship Committee

Government Finance Officers Association

203 North LaSalle Street

Suite 2700

Chicago, IL  60601- 1210

Phone:  312-977-9700

Web Site:  <www.gfoa.org>

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY:  MINORITIES 

NAME:   Access to Education Scholarships

DESCRIPTION:   The USA Funds Access to Education Scholarships program will award renewable scholarships to students with financial need.  Scholarships will be targeted to students who, in addition to demonstrating financial need, are members of an ethnic-minority group or are physically disabled.  Students must maintain a 2.5 gpa on a 4.0 scale.  

APPLICATIONS:  For applications and deadline information, contact:

Access to Education Scholarships

PO Box 6180

Indianapolis, IN  46206-6180

PHONE:  (886) 497-USAF

E-mail:  scholarship@usafunds.org

Web site:  ww.usafunds.org

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY:   MINORITIES 

NAME:   NCAA Women's and Ethnic Minority Enhancement Program's Postgraduate Scholarships

DESCRIPTION:  This scholarship is for ethnic minorities and women who are interested in pursuing an advanced degree in a sports related field.  

APPLICATIONS:  

For applications, visit the NCAA web site <www.ncaa.org>, click on the education/outreach section

Or write,

NCAA Women's and Ethnic Minority Enhancement Program's Postgraduate Scholarship

PO Box 6222

Indianapolis, IN  46206-6222

PHONE:  (317) 917-6222

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY:  MINORITIES 

NAME:  The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Spouses Education Scholarship

DESCRIPTION:   Any graduating high school senior planning to attend an accredited institution of higher learning, or a full time undergraduate, graduate or doctoral student with a minimum 2.5/4.0 gpa is eligible to apply for these scholarships.  All applicants must also provide a completed financial statement.  

All applicants must:

- complete the CBC Spouses Education scholarship application.

- submit an official high school or college transcript with the application.

- write a personal statement (500 words or more) describing your interest and involvement in the following school activities, community and public service, hobbies, special talents, sports, etc.  The personal statement must also speak to the applicant's future career plans.

- submit two letters of recommendation

- submit a recent photograph

APPLICATIONS:  

The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Spouses Education Scholarship

Federal Building, Room 255

401 North Patterson Street

Valdosta, GA  31601

FAX:  (229) 241-1035

or

The Honorable Sanford Bishop

Local Selection Committee, 2nd District

2429 Rayburn HOB

Washington, DC  20515

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY:   MINORITIES

NAME:  The Gates Millennium Scholars

DESCRIPTION:  Individuals are eligible to be nominated as Gates Millennium Scholars if they are African-American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific American or Hispanic citizens/permanent residents of the United States.  They must also have a 3.3 gpa on a 4.0 scale.  Must have been accepted or enrolled full time in an accredited college or university for the academic year at the time of the award or have applied to, have been accepted into or are enrolled in a graduate degree program in mathematics, science (including life sciences, physical sciences and computer science), engineering, education or library science for the academic year at the time the nomination is complete; have significant financial need as defined by the federal needs analysis formula; have demonstrated leadership ability through participation in community service, extracurricular activities or other activities.

APPLICATIONS:  

Gates Millennium Scholars

PO Box 10500

Fairfax, VA  22031

PHONE:  (877) 690-4677

CATEGORY:  MINORITIES

NAME:  Hispanic Scholarship Fund

DESCRIPTION:  Must be of Hispanic heritage (one parent fully Hispanic or each parent half Hispanic).  Be a US citizen or a legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 (not expired).  Be an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled full-time in a degree-seeking program at a US accredited college or university in the US, Puerto Rico or US Virgin Islands.  Have earned at least 12 undergraduate units in a US accredited college or university.  Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale. 

APPLICATIONS:

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

55 Second Street, Suite 1500

San Francisco, CA  94105

Phone:  1-877-HSF-INFO (toll-free)

Web site:  <www.hsf.net>

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education. 

 

Miscellaneous 

CATEGORY:  MISCELLANEOUS 

NAME:   Access to Education Scholarships

DESCRIPTION:   The USA Funds Access to Education Scholarships program will award renewable scholarships to students with financial need.  Scholarships will be targeted to students who, in addition to demonstrating financial need, are members of an ethnic-minority group or are physically disabled.  Students must maintain a 2.5 gpa on a 4.0 scale.  

APPLICATIONS:  For applications and deadline information, contact:

Access to Education Scholarships

PO Box 6180

Indianapolis, IN  46206-6180

PHONE:  (886) 497-USAF

Web site:  www.usafunds.org

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY:  MISCELLANEOUS 

NAME:   Backpacker - The Magazine of Wilderness Travel

DESCRIPTION:   Backpacker Magazine's outdoor scholarship program is designed to honor students who have displayed initiative in improving or protecting the outdoors and the environment by taking a leadership role in outdoor activities and encouraging others to do the same.

Scholarships available in three categories:  

Outdoor Leadership:  available to students who have made an effort to bring others into the outdoors through a variety of leadership initiatives.

Environmental Leadership:  for students who have actively participated in efforts to improve the environment.

Outdoor Writing Scholarship:  for students who have made an effort to convey information about the outdoors to the public through writing.

Eligibility:  Any fulltime undergraduate student attending a four year college is eligible to apply for the scholarship. The student must maintain a "B" (3.0) average or better and must be a junior or senior the year the scholarship is used.  A student of any major may apply.  Students may apply for more than one scholarship; but can only be awarded one.

Requirements:  To apply for the scholarships, each student must submit the following:

- double spaced, typewritten answers to all three essays (three essays should be submitted for each individual scholarship applied for.

- the must current college transcript available.

- two letters of recommendation from people not related to the student who know the student's outdoor/environmental related work.

APPLICATIONS:  

BACKPACKER Scholarship Application

33 E Minor Street

Emmaus, PA  18098

Web site:  www.bpbasecamp.com

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY:  MISCELLANEOUS 

NAME:  The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Spouses Education Scholarship

DESCRIPTION:   Any graduating high school senior planning to attend an accredited institution of higher learning, or a full time undergraduate, graduate or doctoral student with a minimum 2.5/4.0 gpa is eligible to apply for these scholarships.  All applicants must also provide a completed financial statement.  

All applicants must:

- complete the CBC Spouses Education scholarship application.

- submit an official high school or college transcript with the application.

- write a personal statement (500 words or more) describing your interest and involvement in the following school activities, community and public service, hobbies, special talents, sports, etc.  The personal statement must also speak to the applicants's future career plans.

- submit two letters of recommendation

- submit a recent photograph

APPLICATIONS:  

The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Spouses Education Scholarship

Federal Building, Room 255

401 North Patterson Street

Valdosta, GA  31601 

FAX:  (229) 241-1035

or

The Honorable Sanford Bishop

Local Selection Committee, 2nd District

2429 Rayburn HOB

Washington, DC  20515

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY:  MISCELLANEOUS 

NAME:   Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship

DESCRIPTION:   Must be a graduate of a public or private secondary school in Georgia or have the equivalent of a certificate of graduation.  Be enrolled in an eligible postsecondary institution, demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and show promise of continued academic achievement.

APPLICATIONS:  

Scholarships and Grants Division

Georgia Student Finance Commission

2082 East Exchange Place, Suite 100

 Tucker, GA  30084

PHONE:  1-800-505-GSFC

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY:  MISCELLANEOUS 

NAME:   Carat Scholarship Foundation

DESCRIPTION:   Carat Scholarship Foundation is funded by the contributions of civic-minded individuals, business and various fundraisers.  Offers scholarships semi-annually to graduate and undergraduate students who are United States citizens.  The scholarships are awarded on the bases of career goals, financial need and academic record.

APPLICATIONS:  

Carat Scholarship Foundation

5 Magnolia Parkway

Hawthorn Woods, IL  60047

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY:  MISCELLANEOUS 

NAME:   Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

DESCRIPTION:   In seeking to fulfill its mission, the Foundation intends to identify young people who have shown unique excellence, both in academic endeavors and in extra-curricular activities.  The purpose of the Foundation is to reward young men and women for unusual intelligence, application, deportment and character. 

APPLICATIONS:  

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

44115 Woodridge Parkway, Suite 200

Lansdowne, VA  20176

PHONE:  (703) 723-8000

Email:  jkc@jackkentcookefoundation.org

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY:  MISCELLANEOUS 

NAME:   Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund

DESCRIPTION:   The Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund was established to provide education assistance postsecondary study to members of families impacted by events of September 11, 2001.  Contributors to the fund want to ensure that the children and spouses of those who died or were permanently disabled will have the opportunity to continue their education.  CSFA, administrator of the program, will appreciate your assistance to ensure that those students who may be struggling to pay for expenses are aware of the fund.

APPLICATIONS:  

Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund

Citizens' Scholarship Foundation of American, Inc.

1505 Riverview Road, PO Box 297

St. Peter, MN  56082

PHONE:  (877) 862-0136

FAX:  (507) 931-8924

Email:  freedom@csfa.org

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY:  MISCELLANEOUS 

NAME:  The Garden Club of Georgia, Inc.

DESCRIPTION:  Scholarships are available to students who have been a resident of Georgia for the past four years.  Residents must be a full time student majoring in horticulture, floriculture, landscape design, conservation, forestry, botany, agronomy, plant pathology, environmental control, city planning, land management and/or allied subjects at an accredited college or university in Georgia.

Scholarship applications must be typed and must include the following:

- official transcript of academic record which includes the latest grading period, including minimum overall averages,

- completed financial aid form.  Signatures of Financial Aid Officer and student are required,

- a 2" x 3" black and white photograph (publicity purposes),

- names of three references as indicated on form.  Supporting letters must be sent directly to scholarship committee,

- extracurricular activities list as indicated on form,

- applicants written statement discussing goals, background, reason for scholarship application.

APPLICATIONS:  For applications and deadline information, contact:

The Garden Club of Georgia, Inc.

2450 South Milledge Avenue

Athens, GA  30602-5817

PHONE:  (706) 227-5369

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY:  MISCELLANEOUS 

NAME:   Georgia Fiscal Management Council Scholarships

DESCRIPTION:  Eligibility requirements include:

- full or part time college senior, rising college senior or graduate student,

- a cumulative and major gpa of not less than 3.0,

- endorsement of application by department chair-person,

- and evidence that student intends to pursue a career in public service related to fiscal management or administration.

APPLICATIONS:  Applications and deadline information should be directed to:

Scholarship Committee Chair

Office of Planning and Budget

270 Washington Street, Suite 8126

Atlanta, GA  30334

PHONE:  (404) 656-2191

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY:  MISCELLANEOUS 

NAME:  Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

DESCRIPTION:  This scholarship is sponsored by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the US Department of State and administered by the Institute of International Education.  This scholarship seeks to lower barriers to undergraduate study abroad by offering scholarships to students with financial need and encourages students underrepresented in study abroad to apply.  

Eligibility requirements:

- Must be a US citizen.  Permanent residents are not eligible,

- must by an undergraduate student in good standing at a US institution of higher education (including both 2 year and 4 year institutions,

- must be currently receiving Federal PELL Grant funding at the time of application.  "PELL Eligible" only status does not qualify,

- must be applying to or accepted into a study abroad program eligible for credit by the student's home institution.  (NOTE:  The Gilman International Scholarship does not have a summer award cycle),

- must not be studying abroad in a country which is currently under a travel warning issued by the US Department of State.

APPLICATIONS:  

Program Coordinator, Gilman International Scholarship Program

Institute of International Education

515 Post Oak Blvd., Suite 150 

Houston, TX  77027

PHONE:  (713) 621-6300 Ext 25

Web site:  www.iie.org/gilman

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY:  MISCELLANEOUS 

NAME:  Governor's Scholarship Program

DESCRIPTION:   Selected by the Georgia Department of Education as a Georgia scholar or named valedictorian, salutatorian, or STAR student from an eligible Georgia high school.  Must be enrolled as a full time undergraduate freshman at an eligible college in Georgia within seven calendar months following graduation from high school.  Cannot be receiving non-repayable aid which totals more than the school's cost of attendance budget.  Maintain satisfactory academic progress.  Must be a legal resident of Georgia and US citizen or permanent resident alien.  Must not be in default on a student loan or refund due on state aid.  Must meet selective service requirements.  Must be in compliance with the Georgia Drug-free Post-secondary Education Act.  Can be renewed for three additional years if a 3.0 gpa is maintained and 30 semester hours are earned each academic year.

APPLICATIONS:  

Scholarships and Grants Division

Georgia Student Finance Commission

2082 East Exchange Place, Suite 100

Tucker, GA  30084

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY:  MISCELLANEOUS 

NAME:  John Gyles Education Awards

DESCRIPTION:  The John Gyles Education Awards are available each year to students in both Canada and the US.  They are the result of a private, benevolent endeavor established in 1990 with the help of a Canadian/American benefactor.  Full Canadian or American citizenship is a requirement.  Awards are available to both male and female students for all areas of post-secondary study.  A minimum gpa of 2.7 is required.  Criteria other than strictly academic ability and financial need are considered in the selection process.  

APPLICATIONS:  For application and deadline information, contact:

John Gyles Education Awards

Attention:  The Secretary

PO Box 4808, 712 Riverside Drive

Fredericton, New Brunswick

Canada E3B 5G4

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY:  MISCELLANEOUS 

NAME:  The Julian and Jan Hester Memorial Scholarship Fund

DESCRIPTION:  The goal of the Jan Hester Memorial Scholarship Fund is to assist deserving high school seniors in their first year of college and to promote community banking.  This scholarship is open to Georgia high school seniors who will be entering a Georgia university, college or technical institute (program of 2 or more years).

Qualifications:

- complete application

- prepare essay on community banking

- reference from one teacher

- awards based on merit, not financial need.

APPLICATIONS:  

Community Bankers Association of Georgia

1900 The Exchange, Suite 600

Atlanta, GA  30339-2022

PHONE:  (770) 541-4490

FAX:  (770) 541-4496

Email:  Moore@cbaofga.com

 *This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY:  MISCELLANEOUS 

NAME:  The J. Steven Walraven Memorial Scholarship Fund

DESCRIPTION:  Community Bankers Association and the Walraven family announces an annual scholarship through the J. Steven Walraven Memorial Scholarship Fund to a Georgia community bank employee planning to attend a college or university within the state of Georgia.  The goal of the scholarship is to assist those employees interested in furthering their education to enhance their career in community banking.  To complete, employees must write a short essay on how community banking has impacted their life and how it will enable them to give back to the community.

APPLICATIONS:  

Community Bankers Association of Georgia

1900 The Exchange, Suite 600

Atlanta, GA  30339-2022

PHONE:  (770) 541-4490

FAX:  (770) 541-4496

Email:  Moore@cbaofga.com

 *This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY:  MISCELLANEOUS 

NAME:  Law Enforcement Personnel Dependents Grant

DESCRIPTION:   For dependent children of a Georgia law enforcement officer, firefighter, or prison guard who was permanently disabled or killed in the line of duty.  Must be enrolled in a Georgia private or public college or technical institute.  Must be in an undergraduate program of study leading to a degree, diploma or certificate.  Must be full time and maintaining satisfactory academic progress.  Must be a legal resident of Georgia and US citizen of or permanent resident alien.  Must not be in default on a student loan or owe a refund on a state grant or scholarship.  Must meet selective service requirements and be in compliance with the Georgia Drug-Free Postsecondary Education Act.

APPLICATIONS:  

Scholarships and Grants Division

Georgia Student Finance Commission

2082 East Exchange Place, Suite 100

Tucker, GA  30084

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY:  MISCELLANEOUS 

NAME:  Mensa Education and Research Foundation Scholarships

DESCRIPTION:  The only eligibility requirements are that the applicant be enrolled, for the academic year following the award, in a degree program, in an accredited American institute of post-secondary education, and be a citizen or a permanent resident of the United States.  The applicant need not be member of Mensa nor qualified for Mensa, and awards are unrestricted as to age, race, gender, level of post-secondary education and financial need.

American Mensa - www.us.mensa.org

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY:  MISCELLANEOUS

NAME:  Moody AFB Enlisted Spouses Club Continuing Education Scholarship

DESCRIPTION:  Any dependent of a military with a valid military ID card who has the intent to continue a college education.  Any dependent of a military member, living or deceased, whose sponsor fulfills one or the following:  

- Active duty and stationed at Moody AFB

-  Retired while at Moody AFB

- Active duty and reassigned from Moody with dependents remaining in the Moody area to complete college requirements.

APPLICATIONS:  Moody AFB Enlisted Spouses Club

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY:  MISCELLANEOUS

NAME:  Moody AFB Officers Wives Club Scholarship Awards Program

DESCRIPTION:  All applicants must reside in the Moody AFB area and have a valid military ID card.  Graduating seniors must have an overall gpa of 88% or better or be ranked in the top 10% of the graduating class.

APPLICATIONS:  Moody AFB Education Office and the Base Library

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY:  MISCELLANEOUS

NAME:   National Federation of State Poetry Societies (NFSPS) 

Edna Meudt Memorial Scholarship Fund

DESCRIPTION:  Any junior or senior of an accredited university or college will be eligible for consideration based upon the following:  

- Submission of a completed applicant

- Submission of 10 original poems, single-spaced, 1 page limit 50 character -per-line limit, 40 line-per-poem limit.

- The 10 poem manuscript must be titled.

APPLICATIONS:  

National Federation of State Poetry Societies (NFSPS) 

Edna Meudt Memorial Scholarship Fund

C/O P. J. Doyle

4242 Stevens 

Minneapolis, MN  55409

(612) 824-1964

(612) 872-3200 FAX

Email:  pjdoyle@mplsredcross.org

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY:  MISCELLANEOUS

NAME:  The National Italian American Foundation

DESCRIPTION:  The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) awards scholarships based on academic merit and is divided into two groups of students:

Category I - Italian American students who demonstrate outstanding potential and high academic achievements.  Area of study:  open.

Category II - Those students from any ethnic background majoring or minoring in Italian language, Italian studies, Italian American studies or a related field, who demonstrate outstanding potential and high academic achievements.

Conditions of Scholarship Eligibility

To be considered a student must meet the following criteria:

- be enrolled in an accredited institution of higher education

- have a gpa of at least 3.25 (or equivalent)

- be a United States citizen or a permanent resident alien

- fit into one of the two NIAF scholarship categories

- for the purposes of the NIAF scholarship program, to be "Italian American" the student must have at least one ancestor who has immigrated from Italy.

No immediate family member of the NIAF Board of Directors, Regional Vice-Presidents, Area Coordinators or staff are eligible for the NIAF scholarhsips.  

APPLICATIONS:  

The National Italian American Foundation

1860 19th Street NW

Washington, DC  20009

(202) 387-0600

or by web <www.niaf.org/scholarships>

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY:  MISCELLANEOUS

NAME:  The National Scholars Honor Society

DESCRIPTION:  The National Scholars Honor Society is an academic honors organization dedicated to actively encouraging, recognizing, and rewarding high academic achievement in all areas of study.  The Society strives to reward and encourage active dedication to our nation's great political process.  Our members include thousands of American's brightest minds and top achievers in the Arts, the Sciences, Medicine, Law and Politics.

APPLICATIONS:  

The National Scholars Honor Society

Office of Membership and Awards

956 South Barlett Road

Barlett, IL  60103-6552

Web <www.CollegeHonors.org>

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY:  MISCELLANEOUS

NAME:  The National Security Education Program Undergraduate Scholarships - STUDY ABROAD

DESCRIPTION:  Undergraduate students meeting the following requirements:

- US citizenship at the time of application

- matriculated as a freshman, sophomore, junior or senior in a US post-secondary institution, including universities, colleges, and community colleges accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the US Department of Education.

- applying to engage in a study abroad experience that meets home institution standards

- planning to use the scholarship for study abroad (NSEP undergraduate scholarships are not for study in the US

- Your study abroad program ends before you graduate.

APPLICATIONS:  

National Security Education Program (NSEP)

Institute of International Education (IIE)

1400 K Street

NW Washington, DC  20005-2403

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY:  MISCELLANEOUS

NAME:   Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation

DESCRIPTION:  

  You qualify if you are:  

* The son or daughter of a Marine on active duty or in the Reserve

* The son or daughter of a former Marine or Marine Reservist who has received an Honorable Discharge, Medical Discharge, or who was killed while in the service of our Country

* The son or daughter of an active duty, reserve, or former US Navy Corpsman who is serving or has serviced with the US Marine Corps

* A senior in high school

* A high school graduate

* Currently enrolled as an undergraduate in an accredited college or university

* Currently enrolled in a post high school accredited vocational/technical school

* And your 2002 family income was less than $54,000

APPLICATIONS:  

Marine Corps Scholarship Foundatin

PO Box 3008 

Princeton, NJ  08543-3008

Mesf@aosi.com or website:  www.marine-scholars.org

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY:  MISCELLANEOUS 

NAME:  National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution

DESCRIPTION:  Applicants must be United States citizens and must attend an accredited college or university in the United States.  All applicants must obtain a letter of sponsorship from a local DAR chapter.  Only applications completed in each detail and submitted in one package will be considered.  Applications submitted incorrectly are discarded.

APPLICATIONS:  

Office of the Committees,

NSDAR

1776 D Street NW

Washington, DC  20006-5303

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY:  MISCELLANEOUS

NAME:  NCAA Women's and Ethnic Minority Enhancement Program's Postgraduate Scholarships

DESCRIPTION:  Scholarships are available for ethnic minorities and women who are interested in pursuing an advanced degree in a sports related field.

APPLICATIONS:  

NCAA Women's and Ethnic Minority Enhancement Program's Postgraduate Scholarship

PO BOX 6222

Indianapolis, IN  46206-6222

www.ncaa.org

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY:  MISCELLANEOUS

NAME:  The Network for Professionals and Executives Scholarship

DESCRIPTION:  The Network for Professionals and Executives Scholarship has established a scholarship fund for women admitted to upper division baccalaureate or graduate degree programs.  The purpose of this fund is to promote the professional development of women.

APPLICATIONS:  

Network for Professional and Executives

PO Box 983

Columbus, GA  31902

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY:  MISCELLANEOUS 

NAME:  PIC Scholarships for VSU Students

DESCRIPTION:  Special Scholarships are available for students meeting the following criteria:  displaced homemaker, separating active military, retired military, longterm unemployed, collecting unemployment benefits, previously laid off from plant or business closures.

APPLICATIONS:  

Job Skills Center

901 N. Toombs Street

Valdosta, GA  31601

PHONE:  245-2487

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY:  MISCELLANEOUS 

NAME:  Pickett and Hatcher Educational Fund Loans

DESCRIPTION:  Open to undergraduate students who are residents of Georgia.  Must be enrolled in a 4 year school in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North or South Carolina, Tennessee or Virginia.  Must be a US citizen.

APPLICATIONS:  

Pickett and Hatcher Educational Fund, Inc.

PO Box 8169

Columbus, GA  31908

Phone:  706-327-6586 or 800-864-8308

Fax:  706-324-6788

Web site: <www.pickettandhatcher.org

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY:  MISCELLANEOUS 

NAME:  The Police Corps

DESCRIPTION:  The Police Corps was created to help address violent crime by increasing the number of officers with advanced education and training who are assigned to community patrol.  The central component of the Police Corps is the provision of financial assistance to participating police departments and sheriff's offices.  A second component offers no-obligation college scholarships to children of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty.  If a local, state or Federal law enforcement officer is killed in the line of duty after he or she joins the Police Corps, his or her dependent children may be eligible for college scholarships.  To be considered "dependent" at the time of the parent's death, the student must be under 21 or be receiving more than one half of his/her financial support from his/her parents.

APPLICATIONS:  

Office of the Police Corps and Law Enforcement Education

US Department of Justice

810 Seventh Street, NW

Washington DC  20531

1-800-421-6770

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY:  MISCELLANEOUS 

NAME:  Public Safety Memorial Grant

DESCRIPTION:  Dependent child of a Georgia law enforcement officer, fire fighter, EMT, correction officer, or prison guard who was permanently disabled or killed in the line of duty, enrolled in a Georgia public college, university or technical institution.  Must be a fulltime undergraduate student in a program of study leading to a degree, diploma or certificate.  Must maintain satisfactory academic progress.  Must be a resident of Georgia and US citizen or permanent resident alien.  Not defaulted on a student loan or owe a refund due on a state grant or scholarship.  Must meet selective service requirements and be in compliance with the Georgia Drug-Free Postsecondary Education Act.

APPLICATIONS:  

Scholarships and Grants Division

Georgia Student Finance Commission

2082 East Exchange Place, Suite 100 

Tucker, GA  30084

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY:  MISCELLANEOUS 

NAME:  Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship

DESCRIPTION:  Applicants must have completed at least two years of university or college coursework or must have a secondary school education and have been employed in a recognized vocation for at least two years when the scholarship begins.  All applicants must be a citizen of a county in which there is a Rotary Club.  Rotaractors are eligible and encouraged to apply.

APPLICATIONS:  

 Rotary Club of Buckhead

PO Box 12151

Atlanta, GA  30355

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY:  MISCELLANEOUS 

NAME:  Search of Excellence Scholarship Program

DESCRIPTION:  Applicants must be sophomore, junior or senior college students enrolled in good standing with a nationally accredited institution of higher learning.  At the time of application they student must have completed a minimum of 30 semester hours (45 quarter hours) at their current college or university, and have an officially verified cumulative gpa of 3.0 or higher.

Recipients are selected annually by the Search for Excellence Scholarship Committee of the Delta Epsilon Iota National Scholarship Fund.  Criteria for consideration include outstanding academic achievement, active involvement in campus and community activities and recommendations of character demonstrating the attributes of Dedication, Enthusiasm, and Initiative.

APPLICATIONS:  

Send a stamped, self-address business envelope to:

Delta Epsilon Iota National Scholarship Fund

600 Embassy Row, Suite 125

Atlanta, GA  30328

Web site:  <www.DeltaEpsilonIota.org>

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY:  MISCELLANEOUS 

NAME:  American Cancer Society

DESCRIPTION:  Eligibility requires a diagnosis of cancer before the age of 21.  Must be legal resident of Georgia, North or South Carolina.  Accepted to an accredited two or four year college or university or a vocational/technical school (also available to graduate students).  American Cancer Society Scholarship recipients must maintain a minimum 2.0 gpa.

APPLICATIONS:  

American Cancer Society

Phone:   1-800 -282-4914

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY:  MISCELLANEOUS 

NAME:  Scholarship for Study Abroad

DESCRIPTION:  These grants are opened only to those students who enroll in IIE Educational Associate (EA) academic institutions in the Southern Region.  Grants are open to both graduate and undergraduate students, all field are eligible except where noted.  

APPLICATIONS:  

 Southern Regional Office

Institution of International Education

515 Post Oak Blvd. #150

Houston, TX  77027-9407

Phone:  (713) 621-6300

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY:  MISCELLANEOUS 

NAME:  Talbot's Women's Scholarship Fund

DESCRIPTION:  Applicants to the Talbot's Women's Scholarship Fund must be women currently resident in the US, earned a high school diploma or their GED on or before September 1992.  Be enrolled or planning to enroll in a full or part time undergraduate course of study at an accredited 2 or 4 year college or university or vocational-technical school and have a least 2 semesters (or a minimum of 24 credit hours) remaining to complete their undergraduate degree as of the beginning of the 2002 fall academic term.  Students who have previously obtained a bachelor's degree are not eligible to apply.

APPLICATIONS:  

Talbot's Women's Scholarship Fund

One Talbots Drive

Hingham, MA  02043

Phone:  (781) 749-7600

Web site:  www.talbots.com/about/scholar

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY:  MISCELLANEOUS 

NAME:  Ty Cobb Educational Foundation

DESCRIPTION:  Undergraduate students who are residents of Georgia, have demonstrated financial need, and have completed at least 30 semester or 45 quarter hours of academic credits with an average "B" or higher in an accredited college are eligible to apply for Ty Cobb Scholarships.  Students with higher academic averages and the greatest need will be given priority.  Professional students in medicine and dentistry who are residents of Georgia and have demonstrated financial need are eligible to apply. 

APPLICATIONS:  

Ty Cobb Educational Foundation

PO Box 725

Forest Park, GA  30298

Email:  <tycobb@mindspring.com>

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY:  MISCELLANEOUS

NAME:  The Watson-Brown Foundation, Inc.

DESCRIPTION:  Students must maintain a 3.0 cumulative gpa, must be residents of Georgia or South Carolina, but may attend any school in the US.  Students must be in good standing with the high school or college or  university they are now attending.  Students must exhibit a financial need.

APPLICATIONS:  

The Watson-Brown Foundation, Inc.

310 Tom Watson Way

Thomson, GA  30826-0037

Phone:  (706) 595-8886

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY:  MISCELLANEOUS 

NAME:   MG James Ursano Scholarship Fund Army Emergency Relief

DESCRIPTION:  The MG James Ursano Scholarship Fund administered by AER is a secondary mission to help Army families with the costs of post secondary undergraduate level education, vocational training, and preparation for acceptance by service academics for their dependent children.  Applicants must be dependent children, stepchildren or legally adopted children of Army soldiers on active duty, retired or deceased while on active duty or after retirement.  Must be registered in the Defense Eligibility Enrollment Reporting System (DEERS).

Applicants must be enrolled, accepted or pending acceptance as fulltime dependent students for the entire academic year in post secondary educational institutions accredited by the US Department of Education.  Applicants must maintain at least a cumulative 2.0 gpa on a 4.0 scale for funds to be awarded or disbursed.  Awards primarily based on financial need, as evidenced by income, assets, family size, special financial obligations and circumstances.

APPLICATIONS:  

Army Emergency Relief

MG James Ursano Scholarship Fund

200 Stovall Street

Alexandria, VA  22332-0600

Web site:  <www.aerhq.org>

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY:  MISCELLANEOUS

NAME:  Association for the Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired Georgia Chapter

Peter Lindh Memorial Scholarship

DESCRIPTION:  Applicants must be legally blind, a citizen of the State of Georgia, accepted or enrolled in a junior or senior college or university.

APPLICATIONS:  

Daniel H. Brim

PO Box 2863

Columbus, GA  31902

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY:  MISCELLANEOUS

NAME:  National Federation of the Blind Scholarship

DESCRIPTION:  All applicants for these scholarships must be legally blind and pursing or planning to pursue a full-time postsecondary course of study in the US States.  All scholarships are awarded for academic excellence, community service, and financial need.  The National Federation of the Blind is an organization dedicated to creating opportunity for all blind people.  Recipients of NFB scholarships need not be a member of the NFB.

APPLICATIONS:  

National Federation of the Blind

1800 Johnson Street

Baltimore, MD  21230

Phone:  410-659-9314

Fax:  410-686-5653

Web site:  <www.nfb.org>

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.

 

CATEGORY:   GRADUATE STUDIES

NAME:  Alpha Lambda Delta Graduate Fellowships

DESCRIPTION:  The purpose is to encourage superior academic achievement among students in their first year in institutions of higher education, to promote intelligent living and a continued high standard of learning and to assist women and men in recognizing and developing meaningful goals for their roles in society.  Open to fulltime freshman students who earn a scholastic average of 3.5 or better at a four-year college or university. 

APPLICATIONS:  

Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society

National Executive Director

PO Box 4403

Macon, GA  31208

Phone:  478-744-9595

*This information sheet was prepared based on information received at the time of preparation.  This information is intended as a guide only and has not been reviewed by the Department of Education.