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Scholarship Opportunities for
High School and Undergraduate Students Interested in Engineering

LIST OF SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES: http://scholarships.fatomei.com/college

AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY (ACS) SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMS

 

Scholarships for Minorities

For African-American, Hispanic/Latino, and American Indian students who are pursuing an undergraduate degree in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Must prove financial need.

For more information and application deadlines, please visit our web site at: http://portal.acs.org

 

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AMERICAN INDIAN HIGHER EDUCATION CONSORTIUM (AIHEC)

 

Higher Education for American Indians

AIHEC is the collective spirit and unifying voice of our nationís Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs). AIHEC provides leadership and influences public policy on American Indian higher education issues through advocacy, research, and program initiatives; promotes and strengthens Indigenous languages, cultures, communities, and tribal nations; and through its unique position, serves member institutions and emerging TCUs.

For more information and application deadlines, please visit our web site at: http://aihec.org

 

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AMERICAN INDIAN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING SOCIETY (AISES)

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

AISES scholarships are intended to partially defray tuition and other educational expenses, thereby increasing access to higher education and improving college retention rates for our members.

For more information and application deadlines, please visit our web site at: http://aises.org

 

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¡ADELANTE! US EDUCATION LEADERSHIP FUND

 

Inspiring the Best and Brightest Latino Students

The Adelante! Fund is proud to offer scholarships to highly qualified students attending college in one of our partnering institutions. 
The funds are provided through the generosity and support of our partner corporations, foundations and individuals. With their support, proportionate access to and success in higher education is vital to the enrichment and advancement of Latino students in the U.S.

Scholarship Awards Range Between $2,000-$3,000

For more information and application deadlines, please visit our web site at: www.adelantefund.org

 

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AFRICAN AMERICAN SCHOLARSHIPS

 

African American Resources

Database of scholarships and internship opportunities available for African Americans in a wide variety of disciplines.

For more information and application deadlines, please visit our web site at: www.littleafrica.com/resources/scholarships.htm

 

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AFRICAN AMERICAN PEACE OFFICER ASSOCIATION OF ARLINGTON

 

African American Scholarships

Five scholarships offered per year based on leadership, academic excellence, and community involvement.

Contact Tracie Baker at (703) 721-3660 or aapoaa@sbcglobal.net

 

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AGI MINORITY GEOSCIENCE SCHOLARSHIPS

 

Minority Participation Program

For students enrolled in an accredited institution as an undergraduate or graduate student majoring in geo-science, or a sub-discipline of geo-science, and demonstrate financial need. Beginning in the 2007-2008 school year, each award will consist of both scholarship support as well as support for professional development experiences for successful candidates.

Contact: American Geological Institute 703-379-2480 ext. 245.

For more information and application deadlines, please visit our web site at: www.agiweb.org

 

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AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERS MINORITY DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS PROGRAM

 

AIChE Scholarship Programs

For students studying or intending to study chemical engineering. Open to minority high school seniors or college students (freshman to juniors.) Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Enrich your resume with honors and awards before applying to colleges. Each year, students are awarded scholarships based on outstanding academic achievement and their involvement in AIChE programs and activities. Scholarships sponsored by AIChE chapters as well as Fortune 500 companies.

For more information and application deadlines, please visit our web site at: www.aiche.org

 

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ASIAN & PACIFIC ISLANDER AMERICAN SCHOLARSHIP FUND

 

Today's Minds, Tomorrow's Future

The Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) is a new national organization devoted solely to the financial scholarship needs of Asian and Pacific Islander American students. The scholarship fund's historic formation is credited to founding corporations, community-based organizations and civic leaders. Recipients must have a minimum 2.7 GPA. Each scholarship award is for $2,000. Awards are made on the basis of academic record, future plans, community service, financial need, and leadership..

For more information and application deadlines, please visit our web site at: www.apiasf.org

 

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AYN RAND ESSAY SCHOLARSHIPS

 

The Center for the Advancement of Objectivism

For both high school and college students. We Conduct high school and college essay contests with prizes totaling $81,250.

Award: $50 to $10,000

For more information and application deadlines, please visit our web site at: www.aynrand.org

 

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BURGER KING SCHOLARSHIPS PROGRAM

 

Find Scholarships For School Here

Awards are $1,000 each and may be used for educational expenses during the first year of college or post-secondary vocational/technical school. Approximately 1,500 scholarships are awarded throughout the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico.

For more information and application deadlines, please visit our web site at: www.scholarshipamerican.org

 

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CLARE BOOTH LUCE SCHOLARSHIPS IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

 

To Encourage Women to Enter, Study, Graduate, and Teach

Since its first grants in 1989 the Clare Boothe Luce Program has become the single most significant source of private support for women in science, engineering and mathematics.

The program has three categories: 1) undergraduate scholarships and research awards, 2) graduate and post-doctoral fellowships, and 3) term support for tenure-track appointments at the assistant or associate professorship level. All awards must be used exclusively in the United States (not for travel or study abroad). Student recipients must be U.S. citizens and faculty recipients must be citizens or permanent residents. Thus far, the program has supported more than 1500 women.

For more information and application deadlines, please visit our web site at: www.hluce.org

 

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COLLEGE ASSISTANCE MIGRANT PROGRAM ALUMNI ASSOCIATION (CAMPAA)

CAMP Scholarships
Amount varies per campus & need

Eligibility
1  GED or HS Diploma
2. Migrant or Seasonal Farmworking Background
3. US Citizen or Permanent Legal Residency
4. Seeking 4-yr academic degree at CAMP Campus

Application Process
1. Application

CAMPAA $1,000 Scholarship

Eligibility
1  Completed CAMP (2 semesters)
2. CAMPAA directory member
3. Graduated 4-yr Degree (BS/BA)
4. Enrolled in Graduate or PhD studies full-time

Application Process
1. Complete Application
2. Copy of college transcripts
3. Resume with current employer contact info as a reference
4. Write essay on,  " How to enchance CAMPAA"

For more information and application deadlines, please visit our web site at: www.migrantstudents.org.

Scholarships 

The first action any student needs to take in order to maximize the available grants & scholarships available is to apply for federal aid early - between January 1 & February 15. Also, be sure to update  your FAFSA account annually. 

Hispanic Scholarship Sources

Path to Scholarships

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

 

Scholarship Search Engines

Fast Web - Enter your profile to receive ongoing scholarship email alerts

ExPAN/Fund Finder
- Free version of the FUND FINDER scholarship database

MACH25 - Free version of the Wintergreen/Orchard House Scholarship Finder database

Super College - Scholarship search and more

Scholarships - Personalize your scholarship search.

Scholarship Scam Alert - Information on current scholarship frauds

Get Recruited - Get the attention  you deserve

Guaranteed Scholarships - Scholarship search engine

 

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HISPANIC COLLEGE FUND (HCF)

 

Developing Professionals...One Degree at a Time

The Hispanic College Fund provides talented and underprivileged Hispanic youth with vision, mentors, resources and scholarships. We are passionate about our mission to develop the next generation of Hispanic professionals and it's our partnerships with business, government and foundations that are making their success a reality.

For more information and application deadlines, please visit our web site at: http://scholarships.hispanicfund.org

 

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HISPANIC SCHOLARSHIP FUND (HSF)

 

HSF Impact

If HSF can double the rate of Latinos with graduate degrees by 2010, skilled Latino professionals will add $14 billion to the nation's disposable income. About 80 percent of HSF Scholars graduate within five-and-a-half years, nearly 30 percent higher than the national average.

For more information and application deadlines, please visit our web site at: www.hsf.net

 

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HISPANIC SCHOLARSHIP FUND INSTITUTE

 

Environmental Management Scholarship

Since 1990 the Department of Energy and, more specifically, the Office of Environmental Management, has invested in the talents of promising Latino students through the Environmental Management Scholarship.

The Environmental Management Scholarship is a special program supported by the Department of Energy and offered in partnership with HSF Institute.

This program provides scholarships of:

  • $2,000 to community college students, and
  • $3,000 to four-year university students.

Eligible students must be pursuing academic majors and/or certificate programs pertinent to DOE's goal of environmental restoration and waste management

Eligible academic majors include, but are not limited to:

  • Engineering: Agricultural, Chemical, Civil, Electrical, Environmental, Industrial, Mechanical, Metallurgical, Nuclear, and Petroleum.
  • Sciences: Applied Math/Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Ecology, Environmental, Epidemiology, Geology, Health Physics, Hydrology, Radiochemistry, Radio-ecology, and Toxicology
  • Business: Management and System Analyst

For more information and application deadlines, please visit our web site at: www.hsfi.org

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INTEL SCIENCE TALENT SEARCH

 

Eligible High School Seniors

Since 1942, Science Service has made dreams come true through the Science Talent Search (STS). Intel is the sponsor of this nationwide competition, America's oldest and most highly regarded pre-college science contest.

Eligible students include high school seniors in the United States and territories, and American students attending school abroad. Each year, over 1500 students accept the challenge of completing an entry for the Intel Science Talent Search, with finalists competing for the top prize, a $100,000 scholarship.

For more information and application deadlines, please visit our web site at: www.sciserv.org/sts

 

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LEAGUE OF UNITED LATIN AMERICAN CITIZENS (LULAC)

LULAC National Educational Service Centers (LNESC)

Since 1973, LULAC National Educational Service Centers (LNESC) has committed itself to providing high quality educational opportunities to the Hispanic community.  As we move into the future, LNESC leads the way in developing innovative and effective ways to reach out to the Hispanic community.  Our goals are to improve educational attainment, increase economic development, and close the achievement gap.  We build the strength of our community by empowering students to maximize their potential.  As the educational arm of the League of United Latin American Citizens, we are uniquely prepared to serve the specific needs of our target communities.  

For more information and application deadlines, please visit our web site at: www.lnesc.org

 

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MERCSCHOLARS.COM

What You Need, When You Need It

If you are a high school senior looking for scholarships, this is the site you will want to visit.

For more information and application deadlines, please visit our web site at: www.mercscholars.com

 

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NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MINORITY ENGINEERING PROGRAM ADMINISTRATORS (NAMEPA)

 

NAMEPA: Awards & Scholarship

NAMEPA offers both national and regional scholarships for African American, Latino, and American Indian students who have demonstrated potential and interest in pursuing an undergraduate degree in engineering. This year, we are offering scholarships under two categories: the Beginning Freshmen and Transfer Engineering Student Awards.

For more information and application deadlines, please visit our web site at: www.namepa.org

 

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NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN IN CONSTRUCTION (NAWIC)

NAWIC Founders' Scholarship Foundation (NFSF)

Each year NFSF awards scholarships totaling more than $25,000 to worthy recipients in construction-related programs. Award amounts range from $1,000 to $2,000.

For more information and application deadlines, please visit our web site at: www.nawic.org

 

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NATIONAL MERIT SCHOLARSHIP CORPORATION (NMSC)

 

NMSC Scholarships

The National Merit Scholarship Program is an academic competition for recognition and scholarships that began in 1955. High school students enter the National Merit Program by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test, a test which serves as an initial screen of approximately 1.4 million entrants each year and by meeting published program entry/participation requirements.

For more information and application deadlines, please visit our web site at: www.nationalmerit.org

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NATIONAL SOCIETY OF BLACK ENGINEERS (NSBE)

NSBE Scholarships

NSBE provides various scholarships to our members through our NSBE and Corporate Scholarship Programs. Individual scholarships range in value from $500 to $7,500. Scholarships promote academic achievement and not all have a GPA requirement, so we strongly encourage all members to review the listing of availoable scholarships.

For more information and application deadlines, please visit our web site at: www.nsbe.org

 

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NATIVE VISIONS

 

Native American Scholarships

In past years, Native Vision has accepted applications for three $1,000 scholarships that can be used for college tuition and expenses. Applications are accepted between March-May of each year and the scholarships are awarded in June at each Native Vision camp. Any American Indian high school senior who has been accepted to college may apply.

Please contact Marlena Hammen at the Native Vision Office (410) 955-6931.

 

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NCR FOUNDATION

Minority Scholarships

For Black and other minority students who exhibit outstanding academic performance and who plan to major in accounting, finance, business, computerscience engineering, or related fields.

Amount: $5,000-$20,000

NCR Corporation Headquarters

Phone: 513-445-1777

 

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SOCIETY FOR ADVANCEMENT OF CHICANOS AND NATIVE AMERICANS IN SCIENCE (SACNAS)

FOR STUDENTS

Let SACNAS help in developing your potential. Connect with opportunities, resources, mentors, and friends that will help you thrive in your education and future career.

 

Student Opportunities - Research, Training, and Funding

Further your academic and professional career by applying for an internship, fellowship, or scholarship. Continue your education, fund your research, and achieve your goals.

For more information and application deadlines, please visit our web site at: www.sacnas.org

 

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SOCIETY OF HISPANIC PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS (SHPE)

Advancing Hispanic Excellence in Technology, Engineering, Math and Science (AHETEMS), Inc.

Merit-based and need-based general scholarships are awarded, in the amount of $1,000 - $3,000, to high school graduating seniors, undergraduate students, and graduate students who demonstrate both significant motivation and aptitude for a career in science, technology, engineering or mathematics.

 

NASA/MUST Scholars Program

(Motivating Undergraduates in Science and Technology)

The Hispanic College Fund (HCF), the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, Inc. (SHPE) and the United Negro College Fund Special Programs Corporation (UNCFSP) was awarded a $1.75 million grant to administer NASA's Motivating Undergraduates in Science and Technology Program (MUST). In 2006-07, 100 competitive scholarships and internships were awarded to eligible undergraduate students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering and math.  Since then, 100 scholarships have been awarded or renewed annually

For more information and application deadlines, please visit our web site at: www.ahetems.org

 

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SOCIETY OF WOMEN ENGINEERS (SWE)

SWE Scholarships

Aspire, Advance, Achieve

For women who are majoring in engineering or computer science. Award amounts are from $200 to $5,000, and at least 90 are granted.

For more information and application deadlines, please visit our web site at: www.swe.org

 

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UNITED NEGRO COLLEGE FUND (UNCF)

Scholarships

Since 1985, the UNCF Scholarships and Grants Administration office has awarded in scholarship assistance over $105 million to over 28,000 students enrolled in its 39 member colleges and universities and other HBCUs and majority institutions as well. We provide support in numerous ways to a variety of constituencies. Learn more about scholarships.

 

Internships

UNCF Corporate Scholars Programs help college students gain invaluable professional experience through paid internships at America's leading Fortune 500 corporations and national organizations. Learn more about internships.

 

Research Fellowships

Through its Merck/UNCF Science Initiative, United Negro College Fund has funded more than 300 research fellowships at the postdoctoral, pre-doctoral and undergraduate levels to increase the exposure of minorities to research fields and to help researchers identify talented professionals who can lend their expertise to scientific and other research endeavors. Learn more about research fellowships offered through the Merck/Science Initiative.


For more information and application deadlines, please visit our web site at: www.uncf.org

 

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THE RON BROWN SCHOLAR PROGRAM

African-American High School Seniors

The Ron Brown Scholar Program seeks to identify African-American high school seniors who will make significant contributions to society. Applicants must excel academically, exhibit exceptional leadership potential, participate in community service activities and demonstrate financial need. The applicant must be a US citizen or hold a permanent resident visa card. Current college students are not eligible to apply.

For more information and application deadlines, please visit our web site at: www.ronbrown.org

 

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THE SALLIE MAE FUND'S SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMS

 

First in My Family Scholarship

The First in My Family Scholarship Program, developed in partnership with the Hispanic College Fund, offers scholarships to Hispanic-American students who are the first in their family to attend college and have financial need. The program is open to Hispanic Americans who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents enrolled as full time undergraduate students at approved, accredited institutions. Students must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale). Scholarships range from $500 to $5,000.

 

The American Dream Scholarship

Established in partnership with the United Negro College Fund, the American Dream Scholarship Program is open to African Americans with financial need. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, with a minimum 2.5 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale), who meet Pell Grant eligibility criteria, and are enrolled full time at approved, accredited, undergraduate institutions. Scholarships range from $500 to $5,000.

 

Unmet Need Scholarship

Open to families with a combined income of $30,000 or less, this program is intended to supplement financial aid packages that fall more than $1,000 short of students' financial need. This scholarship is not designed as a substitute for aid provided by an institution.


For more information and application deadlines, please visit our web site at: www.thesalliemaefund.org

 

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THE SCIENCE, MATHEMATICS, AND RESEARCH FOR TRANSFORMATION DEFENSE SCHOLARSHIP FOR SERVICE PROGRAM (SMART)

(SMART) IS ADMINISTERED BY THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR ENGINEERING EDUCATION (ASEE)

This scholarship program provides students with stipend allowance, full tuition, book allowance, room and board and other normal educational expenses. The purpose is to promote the education, recruitment and retention of undergraduate and graduate students in science, mathematics and engineering studies. The SMART Scholarship Program is open only to citizens of the United States, and students must be at least 18 years of age to be eligible. There is an employment obligation to DoD with this scholarship program.

For more information and application deadlines, please visit our web site at: www.asee.org/smart.

 

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