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Accountemps/AICPA Student Scholarship

Deadline: April 1

Eligibility:

  • a full-time undergraduate or graduate-level accounting student  
  • completed at least 30 semester hours (or equivalent) of college coursework, including at least 6 semester hours (or equivalent) in accounting
  • a major and overall GPA of 3.0

Obtain Scholarship Information and Application, click here

Questions/Contact Info:
Email scholarships@aicpa.org for questions regarding the AICPA/Accountemps Student Scholarship.

AICPA Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students

Deadline: April 1

Eligibility:

  • a full-time undergraduate or graduate-level accounting student
  • Black or African American; Hispanic or Latino; Native American or Asian American
  • completed at least 30 semester hours in college coursework with at least 6 semester hours in accounting
  • a major and overall GPA of 3.3

Obtain Scholarship Information and Application, click here

Questions/Contact Info
Email scholarships@aicpa.org for questions regarding the AICPA/Accountemps Student Scholarship.

African American Scholarships

Scholarships that are available for African American students. A scholarship list is available at the link below.

www.littleafrica.com/resources/scholarships.htm

Air / Army National Guard

Eligibility:

  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Have a minimum high school GPA of 2.5
  • Have a minimum score of 920 on the SAT or 19 on the ACT
  • Complete the ROTC Basic Course requirements or Basic Training
  • Be medically and morally qualified

Visit nationalguard.com/benefits/money-for-college/ for information.

Alaska State Loans & Grants

Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education.

American Association of University Women

Hilo Branch Scholarship

Deadline: April 1

Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be a woman graduate of a Big Island High School, or a female student at UH Hilo with resident status.
  • She must be pursuing a baccalaureate degree or a post baccalaureate degree/certificate at UH Hilo and must be at least a junior at the University of Hawaii at Hilo at the beginning of the academic year for which the scholarship is sought.
  • She must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 and be taking a full course load (12 credits or more).
  • She must demonstrate financial need.

Website: : hilo-hi.aauw.net/

Ruth E. Black Scholarship Fund

Deadline: March 1

Eligibility:

  • Be a female living in Hawaii
  • Be a United States citizen
  • Show evidence of having completed 2 semesters of University/College level of study
  • Be an undergraduate student at an accredited college or university in the State of Hawaii.
  • Provide evidence of excellence in academic work
  • Demonstrate leadership in community/school activities
  • Have financial need for a scholarship

Address:

American Association of University Women, Honolulu Branch,
1802 Keeaumoku St,
Honolulu, HI 96822;

Phone: (808) 537-4702 (Toni)

American Business Women's Association (ABWA)

Na Wahine Holomua Chapter

Na Kilohana O Wahine Chapter

Deadline: March 15 (scholarship availability dependant on their annual fundraising effort)

Eligibility:

  • Full-time students of an accredited 4-year institution
  • GPA 3.0 or above
  • US citizen & Hawaii resident
  • Community service

Requirements:

  • Completed application form
  • Personal Essay
  • letters of recommendation.

Address: Lydia Kinoshita, 45-841 Kupohu St, Kaneohe HI 96744

Email info@abwahawaii.org

Onipaʻa Chapter

Website: abwaonipaa.weebly.com/scholarships.html

American Chemical Society Scholars Program

Deadline: March 1

Eligibility:

  • African American, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian
  • a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the U.S.
  • a full-time student at an accredited college, university, or community college
  • high academic achievers in chemistry or science (GPA 3.0 or better).
  • able to demonstrate evidence of financial need according to FAFSA form.
  • a high school senior, college freshman, sophomore or junior intending to or already majoring in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering or a chemically-related science and plannning a career in the chemical sciences or chemical technology.

Address: American Chemical Society; ACS Scholars Program, Department of Diversity programs, 1155 16th Streetm NW, Washington, DC 20036.

Website: www.acs.org/content/acs/en/funding-and-awards/scholarships/acsscholars.html

Associated Chinese University Women Scholarship
Application

Deadline: March 11

Eligibility:

  • Full-time undergraduate students of accredited American universities and four-
    year colleges
  • Applicants must be of Chinese or part-Chinese ancestry
  • Applicants must be US Citizens or permanent residents and also residents of the State of Hawaii
  • The awards shall be made on the basis of scholastic achievement, financial need, character, extra-curricular activities and school and/or community service
  • Applicants should have a minimum GPA of 3.5
  • A personal interview may be requested

Address:

ACUW Scholarship Committee
c/o Ms. Cora Haberman
1109 Davenport Street #2
Honolulu, HI 96822

American Dietetic Association Foundation

Deadline: April 30

Eligibility:

  1. Be an ADA member
  2. US citizen

Note: Different criteria per program--Graduate, Internship, Baccalaureate

Address: Accreditation, Education Programs, and Student Operations, American Dietetic Association, 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60606

Website: www.eatright.org/students/careers/aid.aspx

American Geological Institute (AGI)

Minority Geoscience Scholarships

Deadline: March 15

Eligibility:

  1. For Geoscience majors (Geology, Geophysics, Hydrology, Meteorology, Physical Oceanography, Planetary Geology, and Earth Science Education)
  2. Full time students
  3. Be an Ethnic Minority
  4. Be a US citizen

Website: www.agiweb.org/mpp/application.html

American Indian Science & Engineering Society (AISES)

1) AISES Google Scholarship

Deadline: February 15

2) Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: April 15

3) AISES Intel Scholarship

Deadline: June 15

4) A.T. Anderson Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: June 15

For more information regarding the AISES scholarship program, contact:
Liz Encinias
AISES Program Officer
Phone: 505-765-1052 x107
E-mail: liz@aises.org

Website: www.aises.org/scholarships

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Scholarships for Minority Accounting Students

Deadline: June 1

Undergrad Eligibility:

  • A declared accounting major with an overall and accounting GPA of at least 3.0,
  • minority student who has satisfactorily completed at least 30 semester hours or 45 quarter hours or equivalent college work, including at least six sem hours in accounting
  • enrolled as full-time undergrad student (12 sem hours) at a four-year or upper division institutiuon.

Graduate Eligibility:

minority graduate student who is in a five year accounting program or who was an undergraduate accounting major and is presently accepted in a masters-level accounting, business administration, finance or taxation program, or who had any undergraduate major and is presently accepted in a masters-level accounting program. Applicant must be enrolled as full time student (nine semester hours or equivalent).

Website: aicpa.org/Career/DiversityInitiatives/Pages/smas.aspx

American Legion Auxiliary National President’s Scholarship

Deadline: March 1

Eligibility:

  • Daughters, step-daughters, sons, or step-sons of veterans who served in the Armed Forces during eligibility dates
    • April 6, 1917 through November 11,1918
    • December 7, 1941 through December 31,1946
    • June 25,1950 through January 31,1955
    • February 28, 1961 through May 7, 1975
    • August 24, 1982 through July 31,1984
    • December 20, 1989 through January 31,1990
    • August 2, 1990 to the date of cession of hostilities
  • Seniors in High School
  • Complete 50 hours of volunteer service

Address: American Legion Post 3 Hilo, Unit President, PO Box 892, Hilo, HI 96721

Website: www.alaforveterans.org/Scholarships/

Armenian Students’ Association of America,Iinc.

Deadline: March 15

Eligibility:

  • must be of Armenian descent
  • full-time students in a university
  • US citizen or study VISA

Address:

333 Atlantic Avenue
Warwick, RI 02888

Email: headasa@aol.com

Phone: (401) 461-6114

Arthur Jackman Scholarship Fund

Deadline: February 17

Eligibility:

  • A candidate for this scholarship must be a resident of Hawaii Island and must plan to attend a licensed or accredited technical or vocational educational school or technical or vocational educational program within an accredited community college. Candidates must also demonstrate financial need.

Address:
Hawai'i Community Foundation
900 Fort Street Mall, Suite 1300,
Honolulu, HI 96813

Questions:

Questions can be directed to Diane Chadwick or Julie Tulang at the Hawai'i Island Office of Hawai'i Community Foundation.
Phone Number: (808) 885-2174

Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF)

Deadline: January 11

Various scholarship programs.

For more information, please contact us at outreach@apiasf.org or 1-877-274-4677 x104

Website: www.apiasf.org/scholarships.html

Asian Pacific Islander Organization (APIO)

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service Scholarship

Deadline: March 31

Eligibility:

  • major in natural resources conservation, agriculture, computer science, or engineering
  • Admitted or enrolled in a university
  • US citizen

Address:

724 South 7th Street, Rm 120
Coshocton, OH 43812-2391

Website: www.apio.org

Email: gina.schworm@oh.usda.gov

Association on American Indian Affairs

Undergraduate and graduate scholarships

Assorted Programs: information available on website by the end of February.

Website: www.indian-affairs.org/scholarships/aaia_scholarships.htm