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Updated: April 29, 2015

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ACTURIAL DIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: Applications for 2017-2018 scholarships will open in January, no deadline specified.

Eligibility:

  • Intent on pursuing a career in the actuarial profession
  • Must have a least one birth parent who is a member of the following minority group: Black/African American, Hispanic, Native North American and or Pacific Islander
  • Will be a full-time undergraduate at a U.S accredited educational institution
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0, emphasis in math or acturial courses.

Website: http://www.beanactuary.org/study/?fa=scholarship

Award:

  • $1,000-high school seniors applying for freshman year
  • $2,000-college freshman applying for sophomore year
  • $3,000-college sophomore applying for junior year
  • $4,000-college junior applying for senior year

AFRICAN/AMERICAN SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: Please refer to the specific scholarship deadlines on the website

Eligibility: Students of African American heritage

Website: http://www.littleafrica.com/resources/scholarships5.htm

Award: Please refer to the specific scholarship awards on website

AIR / ARMY NATIONAL GUARD

Deadline:        First come, first serve basis

Eligibility:      

  • Must have a valid expense from an accredited school
  • Be a traditional (part-time) ARNG soldier in an active drilling status
  • Eligible beginning the day member joins ARNG, even prior to boot camp or AIT or while yet in high school
  • Officers must serve 4 years after course completion
  • Enlisted must simply remain in the ARNG during term of courses
  • Members receiving an ROTC scholarship are not eligible

 Address:       

http://education.military.com/money-for-school/tuition-assistance/national-guard-tuition-assistance

Award:           Tuition Assistance

ALU LIKE INC. Hana Lima Scholarship

Deadline:        Applications available December 1, 2016; Postmark deadline is December 29, 2016

Eligibility:      

  • Be of Native Hawaiian Ancestry
  • Be a resident of the State of Hawai‘i
  • Be enrolled at least half time in a vocational degree or certification program in one of the approved educational institutions in Hawai‘i listed on the application.
  • Maintain a 2.0 or higher grade point average (GPA)

 Address:       

ALU LIKE

32 Kinoole Street

Hilo, HI 96720

(808)-961-2625

http://www.alulike.org/services/kaipu_hana.html

Award:           Tuition & books assistance for Spring, Fall, & Summer semesters

ALU LIKE INC. National Board Certification Scholarship

Deadline: Postmark deadline is December 29, 2016

Eligibility:

  • a Native Hawaiian educator and/or
  • teaching in a school with a high percentage of Native Hawaiian students and/or
  • has completed candidate preparation coursework.

Address: ALU LIKE, Inc.
National Board Certification Scholarship
2969 Māpunapuna Place, Suite 200
Honolulu, HI 96819

http://www.alulike.org/services/kaipu_nbc.html

Award: Varies

AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY SCHOLARS PROGRAM

Deadline:        March 1, 2016

Scholarship availability: November 1 - March 1

Eligibility:      

  • Be African-American, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian

  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident

  • Be a full-time student at a high school or accredited college, university, or community college
  • Demonstrate high academic achievement in chemistry or science (Grade Point Average 3.0, "B" or better)
  • Demonstrate financial need according to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid form (FAFSA) and the Student Aid Report (SAR) form
  • Be a graduating high school senior or college freshman, sophomore or junior intending to or already majoring in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering or a chemically-related scienceORintending to or already pursuing a degree in chemical technology
  • Be planning a career in the chemical sciences.

Address:       

American Chemical Society; ACS Scholars Program,

Department of Diversity programs,

1155 16th Street NW

Washington, DC 20036.

http://portal.acs.org/portal/acs/corg/content?_nfpb=true&_pageLabel=PP_TRANSITIONMAIN&node_id=1234&use_sec=false&sec_url_var=region1

Award:           Awards up to $5000 per year

AMERICAN GEOLOGICAL INSTITUTE (AGI) MINORITY GEOSCIENCE SCHOLARSHIPS

Deadline: Application for 2017-2018 academic year is now open. Please refer to the specific scholarship deadlines on website.

Eligibility:

  • For Geoscience majors (Geology, Geophysics, Hydrology, Meteorology, Physical, Oceanography, Planetary Geology, and Earth Science Education)
  • Full time students
  • Be an Ethnic Minority
  • Be a US Citizen

Address: http://www.americangeosciences.org/scholarships

 

AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY Non-Traditional Student Scholarship

Deadline:        March 1of each calendar year

Eligibility:      

  • Applicant must be a member of The American Legion, Auxiliary, or Sons of The American Legion.
  • Dues must have been paid for the two preceding years and for calendar year in which the application is made.
  • Applicant may be pursuing training in a certified, trade, professional, or technical program, or a two-year or four-year degree program.

Address:        

American Legion Post 3 Hilo, Unit President

PO Box 892, Hilo, HI 96721

https://www.alaforveterans.org/Scholarships/Non-Traditional-Student-Scholarship/

ASIAN & PACIFIC ISLANDER AMERICAN SCHOLARSHIP FUND (APIASF)

Deadline:        January 11, 2017

Eligibility:      

  • Be of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity as defined by the U.S. Census
  • Be a citizen, national, or legal permanent resident of the United States. Citizens of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia and the Republic of Palau are also eligible to apply
  • Be enrolling as an undergraduate student in a U.S. accredited college or university in the Fall of 2015.
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale (unweighted) or have earned a GED
  • Must apply for federal financial aid using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Submit one letter of recommendation online.

Address:       

1900 L St. NW, Suite 210

Washington, DC 20036

http://www.apiasf.org/scholarship_apiasf.html

                        *Online Application

Award: $2,500 - $15,000