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Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program Abbott & Fenner are committed to continuing our efforts at helping those who have the desire and ambition to succeed.
The winner(s) of this annual scholarship will receive their award within 2 weeks of the listed deadline. All applicants should include their full name and mailing address with their submissions.
  • The A&F Scholarships are available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution.





Application Procedure for 2013

To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay on the topic below. The essay should be between 500 and 1000 words. Your submissions must be sent to us by email at: scholarships@abbottandfenner.com

• What have you done outside the classroom that demonstrates qualities sought after by the post secondary institution that you are hoping to attend? Also, which of these qualities means the most to you?
Amount:  1,000
Application Period:  June 14
How To Apply:  Dr. Paul Mittelstadt LGBT Scholarship

Criteria:
  • LGBT student or LGBT ally
  • Evidence (through essay) of leadership in the LGBT community
  • Contact information for a faculty/teacher/advisor reference who can confirm leadership activities
  • Good academic standing
  • Not a pre-seminary student
  • Neither gender nor FT/PT status are selection considerations
  • For one of the scholarships, preference is given to incoming first year students graduating from a Faribault or Martin County high school.  If there are no applications of this sort, only the above criteria apply
  • A given student may receive the scholarship in multiple years, but must apply and be considered in the applicant pool each year. 
Amount:  $2500 (two scholarships)
Application Period:  March 15
How To Apply:  Dr. Paul Mittelstadt LGBT Scholarship Application [PDF]
AXA Achievement Community Scholarship

The AXA Achievementsm Scholarship in association with U.S. News & World Report provides $670,000 in annual scholarships to young people throughout the nation.

 

The 2013 program is underway.  Apply online.


APPLY EARLY:  only the first 10,000 applications will be accepted.

 

The application deadline is December 1, 2012, but if 10,000 applications are received
before that date, the program will automatically close.
Amount:  15,000
Application Period:  December 1
How To Apply:  

Apply online

Best Buy Scholarship

2012 Best Buy Scholarship Winners Announced
Over $1.1 Million in Scholarships Awarded

Best Buy, through its Best Buy Scholarship Program, is pleased to award $1,000 scholarships to 1,106 students living in the U.S. and Puerto Rico who will be entering college in the fall after their high school graduation. Scholarships are awarded to students in grades 9-12 who demonstrate academic achievements, volunteer efforts and work experience. As part of its teen platform, Best Buy and Best Buy Children’s Foundation are focused on opportunities to help teen students prepare for a brighter future with dollars for college tuition.

With the inception of the scholarship program in 1999, Best Buy has now provided over $20.7 million in scholarship funds to help 16,545 students attend college. The program was restricted to high school seniors in the past but expanded in 2009 to include grades 9-11. Nearly 165,000 students registered for this year’s program. Scholarships awarded in each grade are:

Grade 9: 25
Grade 10: 42
Grade 11: 115
Grade 12: 924

Amount:  unknown
Application Period:  February 15
How To Apply:  Best Buy [HTML]
C. Francis & Maryllis Oehlke Nursing Scholarship
  • Be a US citizen
  • Have a GPA of 3.0 for all college work
  • Essay must address financial need and professional goals.
Amount:  Varies
Application Period:  The application deadline is February 15th at 12 noon
(No Late Applications Accepted)
How To Apply:  Application information available at the School of Nursing website

http://ahn.mnsu.edu/nursing/scholarships/
Clarice Joan Amundson Endowment Endowment

All students are eligible for this scholarship. Preference may be given to a student who provides evidence of being or having been a first generation baccalaureate level college student. To be considered for a scholarship from this endowment, the student must:

  • Work part-time in a clinical setting
  • Intend to work in a rural setting as opposed to a tertiary/urban setting upon graduation
  • Demonstrate commitment to the profession of nursing
  • Have a GPA of 3.0 or above for all college-level work completed prior to the semester during which application is made
Amount:  varies
Application Period:  The application deadline is February 15th at 12 noon
(No Late Applications Accepted)
How To Apply:  Visit the School of Nursing website for all application information

http://ahn.mnsu.edu/nursing/scholarships/
EMPOWER

Applicants must be a resident of Minnesota or Western Wisconsin.

EMPOWER applicants must identify how they will use their educational training. Volunteer involvement in the community is required.  Applicants must have demonstrated interest in medical or rehabilitation field by having some volunteer involvement related to a healthcare field.

A minimum GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale is required.

You may request an application from Courage Center's Volunteer Services Department, or download it by clicking here. Fill it out in its entirety, and send the application and submit the following items by the deadline:

1.  Two letters of personal recommendation; one MUST come from a coordinator of volunteers and should include hours worked.

2.  Most recent transcript, grade or progress report (high school, trade school, or university).

3.  Copy of school acceptance letter if you are a new student or transferring to a new school.

Amount:  $1500
Application Period:  May 15
How To Apply:  

EMPOWER [PDF]
Gender & Women's Studies: Dr. Paul Mittelstadt LGBT Scholarship Dr. Paul Mittelstadt LGBT Scholarship

Criteria:
  •     LGBT student or LGBT ally
  •     Evidence (through essay) of leadership in the LGBT community
  •     Contact information for a faculty/teacher/advisor reference who can confirm leadership activities
  •    Good academic standing
  •     Not a pre-seminary student
  •     Neither gender nor FT/PT status are selection considerations
  •     For one of the scholarships, preference is given to incoming first-year students graduating from a Faribault or Martin County high school.  If there are no applications of this sort, only the above criteria apply.
  •     A given student may receive the scholarship in multiple years, but must apply and and be considered in the applicant pool each year. 
Amount:  $2500 (Two scholarships)
Application Period:  March 15
How To Apply:  Dr. Paul Mittelstadt LGBT Scholarship [PDF]
Great Lakes National Scholarship

The Great Lakes National Scholarship Program, funded by the Great Lakes Educational Loan Services, Inc., is offering $2,500 scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students from across the country. 

The Great Lakes National Scholarship Program is open to high school seniors or graduates or current postsecondary undergraduates or graduate level students who are United States citizens or permanent residents. They must plan to enroll in a full-time STEM (science, technology, engineering or math) field of study at an accredited non-profit public or private two-year or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school in the United States for the entire 2012-2013 academic year. A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent) is required along with demonstrated financial need.

Amount:  2500
Application Period:  2013
How To Apply:  Great Lakes [HTML]
Harold Yates Scholarship             This scholarship is for high school seniors who will be graduating this spring.  A parent needs to be a member of a local affiliated with Teamster Joint Council 32.  A minimum B average is required.  The scholarship can be used at any accredited college or university.

http://teamsterslocal320.org/scholarships.shtml
Amount:  2,000.00
Application Period:  

April 30

How To Apply:  Harold Yates application [PDF]
Heart Research Scholarship Minnesota Graduating high school seniors, college freshman, college sophomores and juniors with an interest in the health science area are eligible. 
Amount:  $1,800
Application Period:  April 30
How To Apply:  www.heart.org/smnscholarships
IFEC Scholarship IFEC SCHOLARSHIPS FOR FOODSERVICE COMMUNICATION CAREERS

Eligibility:


A combination of your work experience and current and past education should indicate that you are preparing for a career in writing or public relations within the foodservice industry.  This is a key requirement.  The jobs below are examples of careers IFEC wishes to encourage through its scholarships:

Journalist for foodservice industry print and online publications

Public relations practitioner for restaurants, foodservice management companies, food producers, food marketing boards or culinary schools

Food photographer or food stylist working with foodservice accounts

Consultant and freelance writer providing marketing communications services for clients in foodservice

Communications specialist promoting and/or writing about nutrition as it relates to restaurants, school foodservice and other foodservice outlets

Careers that do not fit this niche include chef, chef-instructor, caterer, restaurateur, and hotelier.

Examples of studies and work experiences considered applicable:

Foodservice studies:  Culinary arts; hotel, restaurant and institutional management; hospitality management, dietetics, nutrition, food science and technology, and related

Communication studies:  Journalism, public relations, mass communication, English, broadcast journalism, marketing, photography, graphic arts, and related

Work experience:  Restaurants and other foodservice outlets;  print, broadcast and electronic media; public relations, advertising, and marketing communications

If you have any question about applicable areas, please email us at ifec@ifeconline.com before submitting an application.

You must be a full-time college student enrolled as of March 15, working toward an associate’s, bachelor’s or master’s degree. Enrollment must be in an accredited post-secondary educational institution in the U.S.  Students attending high school as of March 15, are not eligible.

Expected graduation date must be no earlier than January 1.  You should have a strong academic record, good character references and demonstrate financial need.
Amount:  500-4000
Application Period:  Only completed and typed application forms will be considered.

An official transcript of your current or last year of study must be included with your application or sent directly from the institution.

Two letters of recommendation from a supervisor, teacher, advisor or other foodservice or communications professional familiar with your skills must be included with your application.

Essay questions may be answered on a separate page attached to your application. Include the essay questions on the page. Applications must be mailed and postmarked by March 15.
How To Apply:  IFEC Scholarship [UNKNOWN]
IME/LEDC Latino Scholarship

Eligibility:

·         A student from Mexico in their first year of study at any MN institution of post-secondary education.

 

Selection Criteria:

·         Academic performance (minimum of 3.0 GPA)

·         Financial need

·         Educational Goals

·         Leadership in the Latino community

·         Preference will be given to those ineligible for local or federal government funds for college.

 

Application Procedures

The application form and all attachments must be returned to LEDC offices at 1516 E. Lake St. – Suite 201 – Minneapolis, MN 55407 by March 31st.

 

1.      Applicant Data Sheet.

2.      Three letters of recommendation – one from each of the following:

a.       A supervisor or mentor from your job or from a community or school service program.  (The Latino Scholarship Fund Advisory Committee places high priority in leadership and/or participation in community and/or school service, as well as academic achievement)

b.      An academic advisor or teacher, may be from high school.

c.       A letter of recommendation from an adult, non-relative.

3.      College transcript including grades for the first semester. Minimum GPA 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

4.      Personal Essay.

 

The Minneapolis Foundation administers this scholarship program.

Please mail your application for this scholarship to:

1516 E. Lake St. Suite 201, Minneapolis, MN 55407

Amount:  $3000.00
Application Period:  March 31
How To Apply:  Application [MSWORD]
In-State Tuition Scholarship-Freshman Available only to students who reside outside of MN in non-reciprocity states.

This potentially renewable scholarship will allow students to pay MN resident rates. Students must qualify by meeting any one of the following criteria:

- Rank in the top 15% of their high school class OR
- Score a 25 or greater composite score on the ACT OR
- Score an 1100 or greater on the critical reading and math sections of the SAT OR
- Achieve a 150 or greater selection index score on the PSAT
Amount:  In-State tuition
Application Period:  No application required. Must qualify for award before beginning classes at MSU.
How To Apply:  No application form required. Students will be awarded automatically if they qualify based on the academic profile on submitted with their application for admission.
In-State Tuition Scholarship-Transfer

Transfer students who have a 3.5 cumulative transfer GPA and have completed at least 24 (but no more than 128) semester transferable credits are eligible.

 

Amount:  In-State Tuition rates
Application Period:  NA
How To Apply:  No application required. Scholarship will be awarded automatically to students who qualify. Contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions with questions: 507-389-1822 or admissions@mnsu.edu
James J Wychor Scholarship
Failure to meet or submit all requirements results in disqualification. Incomplete applications are not considered. Applicants must provide the following:
 
  • A writing sample of no less than 3 pages in length.
  • 2 letters of recommendation: 1 from a teacher or professor discussing academic achievements, and 1 from an employer (If the applicant is not employed, a substitute letter from a teacher, coach, volunteer coordinator or other adult supervisor is acceptable).
  • An OFFICIAL high school or college transcript.
  • A copy of the letter of acceptance or other documentation certifying enrollment at an accredited post-secondary educational institution.
  • A 500-word essay on why the applicant wishes to pursue a career in broadcasting/electronic media.
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.
Rules:
 
  • Applicant need not be employed in the broadcasting industry.
  • Applicant must be a Minnesota resident.
  • Current MBA officers, directors, office staff and their immediate families are not eligible to receive the scholarship.
·         Applicant must be accepted by, or enrolled at an accredited post-secondary educational institution. The Scholarship Committee assumes that many applicants will be enrolled in courses or programs that will prepare them for work in the broadcasting or electronic media industry. However, the Committee recognizes that some students may elect to pursue majors or courses not directly connected to media studies. Such students must demonstrate a sincere desire to seek an eventual career in electronic media through work at a campus radio station, involvement with video production for cable, broadcast or web, web design or online/social media marketing.
  • Scholarship funds are payable directly to the educational institution and may be used to defray the cost of tuition, books, supplies, fees, and school sponsored on-campus housing and/or meal programs.
  • The James J. Wychor Scholarship funds may only be used to pay for the costs remaining after federal and state government scholarships/grants an applicant has secured have been exhausted.
  • The MBA Scholarship Committee judges and selects the scholarship recipients. All decisions are final.
Amount:  $
Application Period:  June 30
How To Apply:  Wychor Application [MSWORD]
James R Hoffa Memorial Scholarship
            This scholarship is for high school seniors who will be graduating this spring.  A parent or grandparent needs to be a member of a local affiliated with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters.  The applicant must be in the top 15% of their graduating class.  The scholarship can be used at any accredited 4 year college or university.  

http://teamsterslocal320.org/scholarships.shtml 
Amount:  $
Application Period:  March 31
How To Apply:  James R Hoffa application [PDF]
Legacy In-State Tuition Available only to non-MN residents from states that do not have reciprocity with MN.

If either of a student's parents graduated from Minnesota State University, Mankato they can qualify to pay the in-state tuition rate. Students must complete the application form available online and submit documentation of the parental relationship.
Amount:  In-State tuition
Application Period:  Ongoing
How To Apply:  www.mnsu.edu/admissions/
(click on "scholarships")
Lowell D Lynch Scholarship
This scholarship is for high school seniors who will be graduating this spring.  A parent needs to be a Teamster Local #320 member.  A minimum B average is required.  The scholarship can be used at any accredited college or university. 
Amount:  $
Application Period:  March 31
How To Apply:  Lowell D Lynch application [PDF]
Marie Payne Graham Chemistry Scholarship An award of $2500 may be given to an incoming freshman.
Amount:  $2500
Application Period:  Admissions identifies students to be considered for this award.
How To Apply:  http://cset.mnsu.edu/sacc/scholarships/
Maverick Scholarship Award These scholarships will be awarded to selected high school seniors who rank in the top 30% of their high school class with a 23 or higher ACT composite score. 
Amount:  Range from $750 to $2,500
Application Period:  Fall of a student's senior year through January 15
How To Apply:  www.mnsu.edu/admissions/scholarships/
Meredith Scholar Program The Meredith Scholarship is potentially renewable for four years and will be awarded to one selected undergraduate student who has demonstrated the potential and commitment to pursue a scholarly career in mathematics or natural sciences. This includes majors in mathematics, mathematics education, biological sciences, life science, physics, chemistry, astronomy or physical science.

Students must rank in the top 10% of their class and have an ACT composite score of 27 or greater. U.S. citizenship with residence in Southern MN is preferred. Residents from greater MN, ND, SD, IA and WI will also be considered.
Amount:  $32,000 ($8,000/yr over 4 yrs)
Application Period:  Fall of senior year through January 15
How To Apply:  www.mnsu.edu/admissions/scholarships
Military Commanders' Scholarship Fund The New York Chapter of the American Logistics Association sponsors up to 15 $5,000 scholarships for dependent children of active duty, reserve, National Guard or retired members of the United States military who hold valid Exchange & Commissary shopping privileges at the time of application.  Applicants must be high school seniors or graduates who plan to enroll for the first time in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the fall.  Applicants must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale, or the equivalent.  Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, statement of goals and aspirations, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an outside appraisal. Financial need will also be considered. More information is available at sms.scholarshipamerica.org/militarycommanders.
Amount:  Varies
Application Period:  Opening in November
How To Apply:  sms.scholarshipamerica.org/militarycommanders
North Central Past Governors Award The North Central Region of the Soroptimist International of the Americas is offering a $2000 award to:  a female student engaged in or entereing POST Graduate education; who is a U.S. Citizen and resides in the NCR (IA, MN, NE, ND, SD) or attends a NCR four year college or university.  Soroptimist members and immediate family are not eligible. 
Amount:  $2,000
Application Period:  February 15
How To Apply:  www.soroptimistncr.org
SFM Foundation Scholarship Junior or Senior who have had a parent become injured or killed in the course of working for a Minnesota or Wisconsin employer.
Amount:  $5,000
Application Period:  See website application for deadlines
How To Apply:  www.sfm-foundation.org
Shawn Marie Silkey Scholarship Incoming freshman who graduated from Bethlehem Academy in Faribault.
Amount:  $500+
Application Period:  

March through April.

How To Apply:  

Guidance Counselor's Office
Bethlehem Academy
105 3rd Ave SW
Faribault, MN 55021
507-334-3948

The Wendel Foundation Scholarship Program

Applicants to The Wendel Foundation Scholarship Program must be - High school seniors attending designated high schools in: 
 

Florida:

American SHS – Miami Miami Jackson SHS – Miami

Coral Gables SHS – Coral Gables Miami Norland SHS – Miami-Dade

Coral Reef SHS – Miami Miami Southridge SHS – Miami-Dade

Dr. Michael M. Krop SHS – Miami-Dade North Miami SHS – North Miami

Miami Coral Park SHS – Miami South Miami SHS – Miami-Dade

Miami Edison SHS – Miami-Dade

Minnesota:

Edison High School – Minneapolis Washburn High School – Minneapolis

North High School – Minneapolis Arlington Senior High School – Saint Paul

Patrick Henry High School – Minneapolis Harding Senior High School – Saint Paul

Roosevelt High School – Minneapolis Humboldt Senior High School – Saint Paul

South High School – Minneapolis

Black or African American or Hispanic or Latino students, From low income households and demonstrate financial need, and Planning to enroll full-time* in fall in an undergraduate program of study at an accredited two-year or fouryear college or university in the United States. 

  Preference may be given to students who are foster children or are from single parent households.

Students enrolled in internet colleges will not be considered.

 

Amount:  $2000-$5000
Application Period:  April 1
How To Apply:  http://scholarshipmanagement.org
US Bank Internet scholarship program Available for High school seniors and college undergraduates.

No essays

Forty $1,000 scholarships awarded in a random drawing.
Amount:  $1,000
Application Period:  March
How To Apply:  www.usbank.com/scholarship
William C. and Corrine J. Dietrich Scholarship Program THE PROGRAM
The Minnesota Community Foundation sponsors a scholarship program to assist Minnesota high school seniors who plan
to continue their education in college. Scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at an accredited college or
university of the student’s choice.
This scholarship program is administered by Scholarship Management Services®, a division of Scholarship America®.
Scholarship Management Services is the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship and tuition reimbursement
programs for corporations, foundations, associations and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color,
creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability or national origin.
ELIGIBILITY
Applicants to the William C. and Corinne J. Dietrich Scholarship Program must be:
 Current high school seniors attending a public high school in Minnesota.
 Planning to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited college or university for the entire upcoming
academic year.
 Planning to obtain a bachelor’s degree.
Amount:  6250
Application Period:  March 15
How To Apply:  Dietrich [PDF]
Graduate Scholarships
C. Francis & Maryllis Oehlke Nursing Scholarship
  • Be a US citizen
  • Have a GPA of 3.0 for all college work
  • Essay must address financial need and professional goals.
Amount:  Varies
Application Period:  The application deadline is February 15th at 12 noon
(No Late Applications Accepted)
How To Apply:  Application information available at the School of Nursing website

http://ahn.mnsu.edu/nursing/scholarships/
Clarice Joan Amundson Endowment Endowment

All students are eligible for this scholarship. Preference may be given to a student who provides evidence of being or having been a first generation baccalaureate level college student. To be considered for a scholarship from this endowment, the student must:

  • Work part-time in a clinical setting
  • Intend to work in a rural setting as opposed to a tertiary/urban setting upon graduation
  • Demonstrate commitment to the profession of nursing
  • Have a GPA of 3.0 or above for all college-level work completed prior to the semester during which application is made
Amount:  varies
Application Period:  The application deadline is February 15th at 12 noon
(No Late Applications Accepted)
How To Apply:  Visit the School of Nursing website for all application information

http://ahn.mnsu.edu/nursing/scholarships/
Gender & Women Studies: Grace Lundquist Grace E. Lundquist Women's Studies Scholarship

About Grace E. Lundquist [PDF]

Graduate students with a 3.0 GPA, potential to contribute to improving the status of women in society through scholarship and activism in Gender & Women's Studies.
Amount:  $1000
Application Period:  Deadline - Mid-March (contact department)
How To Apply:  Application for Grace E. Lundquist Women's Studies Scholarship [PDF]
Great Lakes National Scholarship

The Great Lakes National Scholarship Program, funded by the Great Lakes Educational Loan Services, Inc., is offering $2,500 scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students from across the country. 

The Great Lakes National Scholarship Program is open to high school seniors or graduates or current postsecondary undergraduates or graduate level students who are United States citizens or permanent residents. They must plan to enroll in a full-time STEM (science, technology, engineering or math) field of study at an accredited non-profit public or private two-year or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school in the United States for the entire 2012-2013 academic year. A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent) is required along with demonstrated financial need.

Amount:  2500
Application Period:  2013
How To Apply:  Great Lakes [HTML]
IFEC Scholarship IFEC SCHOLARSHIPS FOR FOODSERVICE COMMUNICATION CAREERS

Eligibility:


A combination of your work experience and current and past education should indicate that you are preparing for a career in writing or public relations within the foodservice industry.  This is a key requirement.  The jobs below are examples of careers IFEC wishes to encourage through its scholarships:

Journalist for foodservice industry print and online publications

Public relations practitioner for restaurants, foodservice management companies, food producers, food marketing boards or culinary schools

Food photographer or food stylist working with foodservice accounts

Consultant and freelance writer providing marketing communications services for clients in foodservice

Communications specialist promoting and/or writing about nutrition as it relates to restaurants, school foodservice and other foodservice outlets

Careers that do not fit this niche include chef, chef-instructor, caterer, restaurateur, and hotelier.

Examples of studies and work experiences considered applicable:

Foodservice studies:  Culinary arts; hotel, restaurant and institutional management; hospitality management, dietetics, nutrition, food science and technology, and related

Communication studies:  Journalism, public relations, mass communication, English, broadcast journalism, marketing, photography, graphic arts, and related

Work experience:  Restaurants and other foodservice outlets;  print, broadcast and electronic media; public relations, advertising, and marketing communications

If you have any question about applicable areas, please email us at ifec@ifeconline.com before submitting an application.

You must be a full-time college student enrolled as of March 15, working toward an associate’s, bachelor’s or master’s degree. Enrollment must be in an accredited post-secondary educational institution in the U.S.  Students attending high school as of March 15, are not eligible.

Expected graduation date must be no earlier than January 1.  You should have a strong academic record, good character references and demonstrate financial need.
Amount:  500-4000
Application Period:  Only completed and typed application forms will be considered.

An official transcript of your current or last year of study must be included with your application or sent directly from the institution.

Two letters of recommendation from a supervisor, teacher, advisor or other foodservice or communications professional familiar with your skills must be included with your application.

Essay questions may be answered on a separate page attached to your application. Include the essay questions on the page. Applications must be mailed and postmarked by March 15.
How To Apply:  IFEC Scholarship [UNKNOWN]
James J Wychor Scholarship
Failure to meet or submit all requirements results in disqualification. Incomplete applications are not considered. Applicants must provide the following:
 
  • A writing sample of no less than 3 pages in length.
  • 2 letters of recommendation: 1 from a teacher or professor discussing academic achievements, and 1 from an employer (If the applicant is not employed, a substitute letter from a teacher, coach, volunteer coordinator or other adult supervisor is acceptable).
  • An OFFICIAL high school or college transcript.
  • A copy of the letter of acceptance or other documentation certifying enrollment at an accredited post-secondary educational institution.
  • A 500-word essay on why the applicant wishes to pursue a career in broadcasting/electronic media.
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.
Rules:
 
  • Applicant need not be employed in the broadcasting industry.
  • Applicant must be a Minnesota resident.
  • Current MBA officers, directors, office staff and their immediate families are not eligible to receive the scholarship.
·         Applicant must be accepted by, or enrolled at an accredited post-secondary educational institution. The Scholarship Committee assumes that many applicants will be enrolled in courses or programs that will prepare them for work in the broadcasting or electronic media industry. However, the Committee recognizes that some students may elect to pursue majors or courses not directly connected to media studies. Such students must demonstrate a sincere desire to seek an eventual career in electronic media through work at a campus radio station, involvement with video production for cable, broadcast or web, web design or online/social media marketing.
  • Scholarship funds are payable directly to the educational institution and may be used to defray the cost of tuition, books, supplies, fees, and school sponsored on-campus housing and/or meal programs.
  • The James J. Wychor Scholarship funds may only be used to pay for the costs remaining after federal and state government scholarships/grants an applicant has secured have been exhausted.
  • The MBA Scholarship Committee judges and selects the scholarship recipients. All decisions are final.
Amount:  $
Application Period:  June 30
How To Apply:  Wychor Application [MSWORD]
Milton F. Lunch Research Fellowship

The Milton F. Lunch Research Fellowship will be open to students of engineering, architecture, construction, and law. The fellowship serves to increase understanding of the complex relationship between practice management, professional liability, and public policy issues. Download a flyer with details about the fellowship here.

Purpose
In 2002, NSPE and Victor O. Schinnerer & Company Inc. established the Milton F. Lunch Memorial Research Fellowship in memory of the remarkable man who served as NSPE's general counsel for 40 years. Through his advocacy of engineering ethics and equitable risk allocation among project stakeholders, Lunch was a positive influence on countless engineering careers and on the successful completion of projects around the world.

Program

  • Intensive eight week summer program located at Schinnerer's Chevy Chase, Maryland office, adjacent to Washington, D.C., with an $8,000 stipend.
  • Educational component—To advance Fellow's understanding of professional liability risk management in the performance of engineering and architectural services.
  • Research component—To address a specific source of risk relevant to engineering or architectural practice and, to the extent practicable, to the fellow's field of academic study.

Qualifications
To be eligible for the Milton F. Lunch Research Fellowship applicants must:

  • Be U.S. citizens.
  • Intend to pursue a career in or related to engineering, architecture, construction, or law.
  • Be either
    • A rising junior with a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in: (1) any
      pre-law program, (2) any ABET-accredited civil, construction, electrical,
      environmental or mechanical engineering program or (3) any accredited
      architectural program or
    • A graduate of any above-described program who is enrolled in a graduate
      program in engineering or engineering management, architecture,
    • A faculty member teaching at an accredited program in the above-listed
      fields with a focus on practice management.
Additional Information
Contact Joe Jones, Schinnerer's Director of Risk Management, at
joe.h.jones@schinnerer.com or 301-951-5466. For more information about
Schinnerer, visit
www.PlanetRiskManagement.com or www.schinnerer.com.

Deadline and Notification
January 27. The successful applicant will be notified in late February.

Amount:  Stipend
Application Period:  January 27
How To Apply:  Lunch [PDF]
NSPE-PEC George B. Hightower, P.E. Fellowship NSPE-PEC and the NSPE Educational Foundation have established the George B. Hightower, P.E., Memorial Fellowship Fund to annually honor an outstanding engineering graduate student.
Amount:  Unknown
Application Period:  March 1
How To Apply:  Hightower [PDF]
Past Governors' Award

Eligibility:
Female Students in Post Graduate Study.
Program of Study in Public Service, International Studies
or Nontraditional field.

  • Applications : Available in Financial Aid offices of local colleges after
    Mid-December or click above for a word document application form.
    For more information about the PGA Award,
    contact Joanne at 218-744-5423 or Mary at 218-744-5264.

  • Soroptimist International of the Americas is the world's largest
    classified service club for women.

  • The North Central Region, which represents states of Iowa, Minnesota,
    Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota, honors its Past Governors by
    awarding the Past Governors Award of $2000 to a woman engaged in Post
    Graduate Study preparing for the helping professions, public service or
    in a nontraditional field for women
Amount:  2000
Application Period:  December 1
How To Apply:  NCR Application [PDF]
PEG Management Fellowship his scholarship is designed for graduate students who are pursuing an MBA, a master's degree in engineering management, or a master's degree in public administration.

Please read the instructions carefully and fulfill all of the requirements.

  • Mail 5 copies of the completed application and all attachments to
    NSPE/PEG
    PEG Management Study Fellowship
    1420 King St.
    Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Applications can be filed electronically to peg@nspe.org, but a signed original must be mailed to the address above.
Amount:  2500
Application Period:  March 15
How To Apply:  PEG [PDF]
The Bufton Family Memorial Scholarship 2013 2014 The Bufton Family Memorial Scholarship
The Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund of
The American Business Women's Association

Field of Study: Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics

Amount of Scholarship: $10,000

Scholarship Guidelines:

  • Scholarship is for a one-time issuance and is not renewable.
  • Checks are issued to the educational institution and the recipient.
  • Funds are to be used for tuition, books and fees only.

Candidate Eligibility Requirements

  • Are you a female U.S. citizen?
  • Are you studing at the graduate level?
  • Are you attending a U.S. accredited university or college?
  • Do you currently maintain a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale?
  • Are you studying in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics?

Procedures/Checklist:
   Your application will be completed online and will include the following:

  • Complete the online application.

  • Complete the biographical sketch.

  • Three (3) professional letters of reference should be uploaded to the website - word doc or pdf are accepted.

  • Enter the names of the schools sending the official transcripts for undergraduate and current schools.

  • Applicant must submit an "official" transcript to: SBMEF, 11050 Roe Ave Ste 200, Overland Park, KS 66211

  • Each step must be completed fully and in sequence to proceed.

  • The application process, including receipt of all transcripts and reference letters, must be completed by May 15, 2013.

  • The winner will be notified in July 2013.

Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund
American Business Women's Association
11050 Roe Ave, Suite 200
Overland Park, KS 66211

Amount:  10,000
Application Period:  May 15
How To Apply:  http://sbmef.org/Scholarships.cfm