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.
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.
Gov.-Elect Terry Branstad of Iowa announce the formation of the Branstad-Reynolds Scholarship Fund "This fund will help Iowa students pursuing a higher education in Iowa offset the costs related to obtaining that education."
The annual scholarships will be awarded in three areas:
The Agriculture Scholarship recognizes outstanding Iowa high school students or undergraduates pursuing a degree in the field of agriculture.