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Jack Kent Cooke Foundation


  1. Young Scholar Program application period is from January to April
  2. College Scholarship Program application period is from late September to late November
  3. Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship application period is from late August to late October

Eligibility: See website or application in binder

Applications are available online

Amount: Up to $30,000 for 40 candidates

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: February 15, 2017

Application Availability: November, 1, 2015


  • Be a graduating minority high school senior
  • Plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States
  • Show leadership potential
  • Demonstrate a dedication to community service present evidence of financial need
  • Be a United States citizen
  • Have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21
  • Not posses from a 2 or 4-year college when applying for the scholarship

Website: http://www.jackierobinson.org/

Japanese Women’s Society of Honolulu

Deadline: March 28


  • Full or part-time enrollment or acceptance in a graduate degree program at an accredited institution of higher learning in one of the following fields: Medicine, Nursing, Public Health, Social Work, or the Arts and Sciences
  • Interest and commitment in the field of Gerontology/Geriatrics based on course work, research, and/or volunteerism
  • Have financial need
  • Hawaiʻi residency
  • Timely submission of completed application forms, official transcripts, letters of recommendation, a statement of financial need, and essay detailing the applicant's plans for further academic training and how this would impact on services to elderly in Hawaiʻi
  • Preference will be given to citizens of the United States of America, although citizens of other countries may apply


Japanese Women’s Society of Honolulu
Scholarship Committee
PO Box 3233
Honolulu, HI 96801

Award: total of $5,000

John Gyles Education Award

Deadline: June 1

Eligibility: Enrolled full time, GPA: 2.7, US Citizenship, see application.


John Gyles Education Awards
PO Box 4808 259-103
Brunswick St. Fredericton
New Brunswick, Canada E3B 5G4

Award: Up to $3000

Joseph A. Levendusky Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: August 31


  • Demonstrated interest and commitment to seek a career in the field of water technology. (Environmental wastewater, water pollution control, and water resource management not included)
  • Acceptance for enrollment in, or be enrolled in good standing as a student in an accredited institution in the United States.
  • Student should be of sophomore or higher class status.
  • Student should not be planning on studying outside of country or planning to use monies to do so.


Engineers Society of Western Pennsylvania,
Attention: Scholarship Committee
337 Fourth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Amount: $7000 per year


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