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.
In April of 2015 the guidelines and application form for the 2015 program will be available.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
This scholarship, sponsored by the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation is for students of all majors who are preparing to pursue or are currently pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree full-time at a U.S. accredited college or university.
To apply you need a personal statement of 500 to 1,000 words, two letters of recommendation, a copy of your Federal Student Aid Report (SAR), a resume and a recent photograph. They are looking for candidates that exhibit leadership ability.