The Greenhouse Scholars program is looking for high school seniors from Colorado and Illinois who are planning to attend a four-year accredited academic institution.
This is a program for students who have a financial need and have demonstrated leadership ability.
In addition to offering a scholarships of up to $5,000 per year that are renewable for four years, they offer grants of up to $2,000 to support a wide range of projects, experiences, or other specific unmet needs.
National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) offers the following awards for to honor Hispanic nurses for their work: Ildaura Murillo-Rohde Award for Education Excellence, the Henrietta Villaescusa Community Service Award, the Janie Menchaca Wilson Leadership Award, and the Sarah Gomez Erlach Humanitarian Award. Deadline: May 31st.
California Young Cancer Survivor Scholarship Program
The American Cancer Society, California Division, Inc. Young Cancer Survivor Scholarship Program awards stipends of up to $7500 per academic year for educational expenses to college-bound pediatric cancer survivors in need of financial aid. The deadline is April 23, 2013.
Young women who are interested in the science and engineering fields are encouraged to apply for the many scholarships sponsored by local chapters of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE).
Each section has a different deadline. Also check the guidelines for applying because they vary from one section to the next.
Below you will find scholarships for children of police and firefighters, but there other scholarships too, read the scholarships for your location carefully.
If you’re a high school senior living in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Minnesota, Oregon and Washington and you have an Oil Can Henry's center nearby, you may be eligible for a $1,000 scholarship. The company is giving 88 scholarships to students. Applicants must submit a 400 word essay on "What trust means to me." The students will be selected based on academic record, leadership, participation in school and community activities and work experience. The deadline is January 31, 2011.
The GEAR UP program provides grants to local governments, some of the funds are also used to provide college scholarships to low-income students. The program is a Federal discretionary grant program whose purpose is to increase the number of low-income students who are prepared to enter and succeed in postsecondary education. GEAR UP (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) serves students beginning no later than the seventh grade and follows them through high school.
A $10 million grant from the Walton Family Foundation to Colorado College matched with other funds has created a $20 million infusion of scholarship money for high-need and first-generation students.