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Spring 2014 Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship at Oak Ridge National Laboratory- Undergraduate- Deadline 10/1/13

September 5, 2013

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Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards- High School Senior- Deadline 10/1/13

August 29, 2013

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Applications for the 2013 Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards are now open!

If you are currently a senior in high school and of Hispanic/Latino descent, you can apply. The last day to apply is October 1st.

For 15 years, the Hispanic Heritage Foundation has honored young Latinos who excel in the classroom and community. The Youth Awards grants scholarships, (up to $3,000), and other great opportunities to high school seniors for their focus in various categories, including STEM, Healthcare, Education, Green, Business and Finance, Arts, and Fitness.

Please forward this to deserving students for a chance to receive a 2013 Hispanic Heritage Youth Award.

http://hhfawards.hispanicheritage.org/2013/forms/about.php

National Hispanic Health Professional Student Scholarship 2013 Application- Graduate Students- Deadline 10/4/2013

August 28, 2013
National Hispanic Health Professional Student Scholarship 2013 Application
The National Hispanic Health Foundation, affiliated with the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service at New York University, will award 20 scholarships to dental, medical, nursing, public health, pharmacy, and policy students who exhibit exceptional academic performance, leadership, and commitment to the Hispanic community. Eleven recipients will receive $5,000 for two years funded through United Health Foundation and nine will receive $2,000 for 1 year. The scholarships will be presented to awardees at the Sixth Annual California Scholarship Gala in Los Angeles on Thursday, November 21, 2013 or the Tenth Annual New York Scholarship Gala in New York City on Thursday, December 5, 2013.

Please complete the second page of this application, writing legibly. Incomplete applications will not be considered by the review committee. Please send entire application, along with letters of recommendation in one pdf document via e-mail. Only electronic copies will be accepted.

Application Deadline: Friday, October 4, 2013. Recipients will be notified by October 25, 2013.

  • Applications must be received by e-mail by 5 p.m. Pacific on due date. Note: We recommend all completed applications be e-mailed in one PDF.
  • Applicants must be enrolled full-time and seeking a graduate degree at medical, dental, nursing, public health, pharmacy, or policy schools (not programs) or enrolled full-time and seeking an undergraduate degree in nursing (BSN) .
  • Applicants are not required to be Hispanic; an affinity for the health of Hispanic communities and an interest in participating in NHHF Scholars Alumni activities is needed.
  • Past applicants not awarded may re-apply; past recipients of funding may not.
  • Applications may be downloaded at www.nhmafoundation.org

Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship- High School students- Deadline 10/31/2013

August 28, 2013

Deadline: October 31, 2013
Applicants must be:

– Current high school (or home-schooled) seniors attending school in the
United States (or select DoD schools);
– U.S. Citizens; U.S. Nationals; U.S. Permanent Residents; Temporary
Residents (in a legalization program); Refugees; Asylees; Cuban-Haitian
Entrants; or Humanitarian Parolees;
– Anticipating completion of high school diploma at the time of
application;
– Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary
institution;
– Carrying a minimum 3.00 GPA at the end of their junior year of high
school.

http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/applicants/#programs

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program- Undergraduates- Study Abroad- Deadline 10/1/2013

August 28, 2013

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The deadline to submit your application is *October 1, 2013* by 11:59pm
Central Time.
 
This scholarship provides awards for U.S. undergraduate students who are
receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or
university to participate in study and intern abroad programs worldwide.
 
Open to all U.S. citizen undergraduates, in good academic standing, who
meet the criteria listed below:
 
The applicant must be receiving a Federal Pell Grant or provide proof that
he/she will be receiving a Pell Grant at the time of application or during
the term of his/her study abroad program or internship.
 
The applicant is applying to or has been accepted into a study abroad
program or internship eligible for credit by the student’s accredited
institution of higher education in the U.S.
 
The applicant is studying or interning abroad for at least four weeks in
one country. Programs going to more than one country are eligible if the
student will be in one country for at least four consecutive weeks.
 
The applicant is studying or interning abroad in any country except Cuba or
a country on the U.S. Department of State’s current Travel Warning list <http://www.travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/tw/tw_1764.html>.
 
 
http://www.iie.org/Programs/Gilman-Scholarship-Program

La Unidad Latina Foundation- Latinas- Deadline 10/15

September 27, 2012

http://www.lulfoundation.org/Apply/tabid/60/Default.aspx

Educational scholarships are awarded to Hispanic students on a competitive basis and range from $250 to $1000.

Applicants must:

  • Undergraduate applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.80 out of a 4.0 GPA scale. Cumulative  below 2.80 do not qualify for a scholarship,
  • Be currently enrolled in an eligible bachelor’s or master’s degree program at an accredited four-year college or university. Eligible degrees include: all Bachelor degrees, Master of Arts, Master of Science, Master of Public Administration/Policy, Master of Social Work, Master of Education, and Master of Divinity,
  • Have completed at least one full-time year of study for undergraduate applicants, and at least one full-time semester of study for graduate applicants, and
  • Reside in the United States.

Required Documentation:

  • Official university-issued academic transcript(s) required and included in application. Graduate students are required to submit graduate and undergraduate transcripts.
  • Letter of recommendation from university administrator/faculty or community leader demonstrating student leadership and commitment to civic service. (200-350 words).

Application Submission Requirements:

  • Applications are only accepted within the 45-day period prior to the deadline. That is, as of January 1st for the February 15th deadline, and September 1st for the October 15th deadline,
  • Applications must be postmarked by the deadline, and
  • Do not send applications by registered mail or other delivery service requiring a signature (Fed Ex, UPS, USPS Express Mail, Airborne Express), as we are sometimes unavailable to sign for deliveries.

Coca Cola Scholars Program for High School Senior- Deadline 10/31/12

August 18, 2012

Initial Applications are accepted through Oct 31 of the senior year in high school.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

1. Seniors in high schools throughout the United States who meet the eligibility requirements may apply each year for one of 250 four-year, achievement-based scholarships.

2. Approximately 2,200 applicants will be selected as Semifinalists and notified by mail and email around December 1. Semifinalists must then complete a secondary application, including essays, official transcripts, and two letters of recommendation. Semifinalist applications are due by mid-January. Our Program Review Committee will select 250 Finalists to advance to the final interview phase. Notifications are sent mid-February.

3. In April, the 250 Finalists are invited to Atlanta for personal interviews. The Finalists are interviewed by a National Selection Committee representing outstanding leaders in business, government, education and the arts. 50 students are then designated as National Scholars and receive awards of $20,000 for college; 200 students are designated as Regional Scholars and receive awards of $10,000 for college.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

APPLICANTS MUST BE:

  • CURRENT high school (or home-schooled) seniors attending school in the United States (or select DoD schools);
  • U.S. Citizens; U.S. Nationals; U.S. Permanent Residents; Temporary Residents (in a legalization program); Refugees; Asylees; Cuban-Haitian Entrants; or Humanitarian Parolees;
  • anticipating completion of high school diploma at the time of application;
  • planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution;
  • carrying a minimum 3.00 GPA at the end of their junior year of high school.

APPLICANTS MAY NOT:

  • be children or grandchildren of employees, officers or owners of Coca−Cola bottling companies, The Coca−Cola Company, Company divisions or subsidiaries.

Somos Hermanos Spanish Immersion Program in Guatemala- Deadline 11/30/12 for Fall and Spring Sessions

August 18, 2012

“One of the best preparations for medical school came from learning about rural health in Guatemala during the Somos Hermanos program; the experience not only improved my Spanish and appreciation of the culture, but it also gave me an introduction to international medicine.”    Spring 2009 participant; 3rd year medical student, UC Davis.

We would like to thank you for your continued support of the Somos Hermanos program. We are currently accepting applications for both the July – December 2013 and the January – June 2014 program sessions and would appreciate your sending out the following email to pre health students.

Check out our newly updated website, www.somoshermanos.org that includes more than 150 Somos alumnicurrently at medical, dental, PA, nursing and therapy schools across the country; in addition we have graduated medical professionals working in their fields and using their Spanish and cultural skills gained in the Somos Hermanos program.

Students from any university who are between undergraduate and graduate school in the health care professions (e.g. medicine, nursing, dentistry, public health, etc…) are eligible to participate in this program.

If you have any questions, please feel free to e-mail us.

The application deadline for both the Fall Session (July through December 2013) and the Spring Session (January through June 2014) is October 31st, 2012.

We hope to hear from you soon,

Joe Herrold and Elise Wach, Directors
USC Somos Hermanos
Student Immersion Program
info@somoshermanos.org
www.somoshermanos.org

Single Parents Scholarship- Deadline 10/1/2011

September 29, 2011

“Online Colleges.org Support A Student Scholarship for Single Parents,” – the first of its kind – was
created to financially assist single parents enrolled in a college degree
program with an online learning component.

To ensure that as many students as possible are given the best
opportunity to apply, I’m reaching out to you, in the hopes that you’ll add a
link to the scholarship to your website this week so that additional
students are aware of the opportunity and can submit their applications right
as the October 1st official open date begins.

The winner, who will be announced on December 1st, 2011, will be
awarded $10,000 towards non-tuition related living expenses for the January
2012 academic year including:
• Rent
• Childcare
• Books and School Supplies
• Utilities – Gas and Electric
• Utilities – Internet
• Groceries

Any single parent enrolled in a degree program with a significant
online component is eligible to apply. The applicant must also be receiving
some other type of financial aid.
The scholarship, with further information, can be found at: http://www.onlinecolleges.org/scholarship

If you have any questions, please let me know. I’m happy to assist in
any way I can.

Best Regards,
Lauren Licata
Community Outreach Coordinator
OnlineColleges.org
lauren@OnlineColleges.org
773-517-8510

NIAID Research Opportunity- Free 4 day exploratory program if interested- College Senior, Med School Students- Deadline 10/15/11

September 23, 2011

If you have a passion to help improve global health in the 21st century, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) seeks to train you.

NIAID, one of the largest Institutes at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), offers the Intramural NIAID Research Opportunities (INRO) program for students from populations underrepresented in biomedical research. Candidates in strong academic standing who are college-level seniors, medical school students, or doctoral candidates are eligible.

Selected applicants will

* Hear scientific lectures by world-renowned scientists
* Interview with scientists for potential research training positions at the Institute’s Maryland and Montana laboratories
* Tour NIAID laboratories and view state-of-the-science technologies

The four-day exploratory program takes place in Bethesda, MD, on the NIH campus, February 6 to 9, 2012. Students’ expenses for travel, hotel accommodations, and meals will be paid.

If INRO sounds like your next step toward a research career in allergy, immunology, or infectious diseases, don’t wait! Check your eligibility now. Applications will be accepted through October 15, 2011.

NIAID extends our best wishes for a great academic year. We hope to see you soon!

Read success stories from previous INRO participants.

Visit the NIAID website for the latest news and research.


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