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ABC Stores Jumpstart Scholarship

Eligibility: Created by ABC Stores, Inc. to support the employees and their dependents in the support of post high education pursuits.

Requirements:

  • Be an employee or dependent of an employee of ABC Stores or Company Island Gourmet Markets.
  • Applicants must be residents of Hawaiʻi, Nevada, Guam or Saipan.
  • Be enrolled as a full-time or part-time student.
  • Demonstrate financial need.
  • Attend an accredited two year or four year college or university as an undergraduate student.
  • Maintain a minimum of 2.7 GPA

Award: Varies (Needs Based)

Deadline: 2017-01-31

Website: http://www.hawaiicommunityfoundation.org/

Contact:

Hawaiʻi Community Foundation
827 Fort Street Mall
Honolulu, HI 96813

(808) 566-5570 / Toll free: 1-888-731-3863

scholarships@hcf-hawaii.org

ACS Scholarship

Eligibility: African American, Native American, and Hispanic/Latino students planning to pursue full-time study in a chemically-related field with outstanding academic records and a desire to pursue a career in the chemical sciences can apply for an ACS Scholars Award.

Students at the following academic levels are eligible to apply:

  • high school seniors entering college and planning to pursue full-time study in a chemically-related field
  • college freshmen, sophomores or juniors currently pursuing or planning to pursue full-time study in a chemically related field
  • community college students majoring in a two-year chemical technology program or planning to transfer to a four-year school

Award:

  • $2,500 for freshmen
  • $3,000 for sophomores
  • $5,000 for juniors and seniors

Deadline: March 1 (annually)

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

Contact:

ACS Scholars Program
1155 16th Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20036 scholars@acs.org

Actuarial Diversity Scholarship

Deadline: May 1, 2017

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 actuarial 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/scholarships.html

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

Website: https://www.military.com/education/money-for-school/national-guard-tuition-assistance.html

Award: Tuition Assistance

Allan Eldin & Agnes Sutorik Geiger Scholarship Fund

Eligibility: The Allan Eldin & Agnes Sutorik Geiger Scholarship Fund was created in 2005, by the Agnes Sutorik Geiger Revocable Trust. The purpose of the fund is to provide scholarships to qualifying students attending accredited colleges and/or universities studying veterinary science.

Requirements:

  • Major in Veterinary Science.
  • Minimum GPA 3.0.
  • Preference given to renewal applicants
  • Be a college sophomore, junior, senior or graduate student.
  • Be a resident of the State of Hawaiʻi
  • Be a full time student
  • Demonstrate Financial Need

Award: Varies (Needs Based)

Deadline: 2017-01-31

Website: http://www.hawaiicommunityfoundation.org/

Contact:

Hawaiʻi Community Foundation
827 Fort Street Mall
Honolulu, HI 96813

(808) 566-5570 / Toll free: 1-888-731-3863

scholarships@hcf-hawaii.org

Alma White Delta Chapter, Delta Kappa Gamma Scholarship

Eligibility:

Alma White was a long-time teacher and principal in Hawaiʻi. When she died, she left a great part of her assets to the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, Delta Chapter, of which she was a member. The Society is an educational society dedicated to the advancement of women educators. The Chapter members established this scholarship which will enable future generations of Hawaiʻi students to pursue teaching as their life’s calling.

Requirements:

  • Major in Education.
  • Be a college junior, senior or graduate student.
  • Applicants must submit a letter from their school confirming enrollment in the Education program.
  • Two letters of recommendation required.
  • Be a resident of the State of Hawaii
  • Be a full-time student
  • Maintain a minimum 2.7 GPA

Award: Varies (Needs Based)

Deadline: 2017-01-31

Website: http://www.hawaiicommunityfoundation.org/

Contact:

Hawaiʻi Community Foundation
827 Fort Street Mall
Honolulu, HI 96813

(808) 566-5570 / Toll free: 1-888-731-3863

scholarships@hcf-hawaii.org

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 science or intending 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.

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

Award: Awards up to $5000 per year

American Geology Institute (AGI) Minority GeoScience Scholarship

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

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

American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) Honolulu Chapter Scholarship Fund

Eligibility: The Jane Suganuma Memorial Scholarship Fund was created in 1987 by her friends and colleagues to honor Jane, an outstanding print production person in Honolulu. With additional assistance from the American Institute of Graphic Arts Honolulu Chapter this scholarship supports students who demonstrate a commitment to print production, especially those who will stay in Hawaii and share what they have learned.

Requirements:

  • Major in Graphic Design, Visual Communication or Commercial Arts.
  • Be a Hawaiʻi resident.
  • Minimum 2.7 GPA.
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Attend an accredited two or four year college or university as either an undergraduate or graduate student
  • Be a full-time student

Award: Varies

Deadline: 2017-01-31

Website: http://www.hawaiicommunityfoundation.org/

Address:

Hawaiʻi Community Foundation
827 Fort Street Mall
Honolulu, HI 96813

Contact: (808) 566-5570 / Toll free: 1-888-731-3863

E-mail: scholarships@hcf-hawaii.org

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

Website: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

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

Award: $2,500 - $15,000


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