Current Scholarships

UCB Family Epilepsy Scholarship Program

Deadline: 
May 5, 2015
Maximum Award: 
$5,000
Eligibility: 
High school and college students (see comments)
Comments: 
You must have epilepsy or be a family member* of someone who does and be a high school senior or college student.

The UCB Family Epilepsy Scholarship Program provides funding for people living with epilepsy and their family members, and/or caregivers who demonstrate academic and personal achievement.

The scholarship applicants will be evaluated on their personal excellence, community achievements and determination to overcome seizures that interrupt daily life. 

The scholarship can be used for colleges, graduate schools and technical schools.

LPGA Foundation Scholarship Program

Deadline: 
May 15, 2015
Maximum Award: 
$5,000
Eligibility: 
See comments
Comments: 
For a female high school senior

The LPGA Foundation administers several scholarship programs for young women who enjoy the game of golf, and plan to attend college in the fall. Qualifications for all scholarships include strong academic programs, community service and recommendations.

The Phyllis G. Meekins Scholarship is a need-based award to a high school senior from a recognized minority background who will be playing golf at the collegiate level. One $1,250 scholarship will be awarded.

James Beard Foundation Scholarship Program

Deadline: 
May 15, 2015
Maximum Award: 
$20,000
Eligibility: 
Other, see comments
Comments: 
For high school seniors or graduates who plan to enroll or who are already enrolled in a course of study leading to an associate or baccalaureate degree at a licensed or accredited culinary school

In April of 2015 the guidelines and application form for the 2015 program will be available.

JASNA 2015 Essay Contest

Deadline: 
May 15, 2015
Maximum Award: 
$1,000 plus other benefits
Eligibility: 
High school and college students

The Jane Austen Society of North America (JASNA) Essay Contest celebrates the life and work of the author. Students at the high school, college and even graduate level are encouraged to enter. This essay contest is open to students worldwide.

The 2015 theme is “Living in Jane Austen’s World”:

2015 Essay Contest

Society of Women Engineers 2015 Scholarship

Deadline: 
May 15, 2015
Maximum Award: 
$10,000
Eligibility: 
High school seniors
Comments: 
For women high school senior who intend to study for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science.

The Society of Women Engineers Scholarship Program (SWE) is given to women who are accepted to accredited baccalaureate programs, because they have an interest in a career in engineering, engineering technology and computer science.

Grants are announced in late summer/early fall for use during the following academic year.

Kay Longcope Scholarship Award

Deadline: 
May 15, 2015
Maximum Award: 
$3,000
Eligibility: 
High school seniors and college students

The National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA) offers the Kay Longcope Scholarship Award. It is given to a lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) student of color who plans a career in journalism and is committed to furthering NLGJA’s mission of fair and accurate coverage of the LGBT community.

Brower Youth Awards

Deadline: 
May 18, 2015
Maximum Award: 
$3000 and a trip to San Francisco
Eligibility: 
High school and college students
Comments: 
For leaders living in North America between the ages of 13 and 22.

If you are a leader who has played a significant role in an environmental or social project, you may be eligible for the Brower Youth Award.  You must also live in North America and be between the ages of 13 and 22.

The program seeks outstanding leaders who have played a major role in creating, organizing and implementing a project or campaign. 

Nursing Scholarships - National and Local

National

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: Early April.