CUNY BECAS Scholarship Program 2018 (03/01/2018)

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The Jaime Lucero Mexican Studies Institute at CUNY is proud to offer scholarships of up to $6530 to current and prospective CUNY undergraduate and graduate students. Scholarship winners are selected based on academic achievement, financial need, and commitment to service in the Mexican and/or immigrant community. The fellowship will cover the student’s tuition for the remaining years left until graduation. Students being considered for the fellowship will be required to participate in an interview.

If accepted, students must 0comply with the following conditions may result in the suspension or revocation of scholarship award and future eligibility.

  • Undergraduate students are expected to enroll full time (more than 12 credits per term).
  • Remain in good standing and maintain a GPA of 3.0.
  • Attend a series of professional and leadership workshops.
  • Complete a 200-hour internship in an affiliated nonprofit institution.
  • Participate in community events throughout the year.
  • Host one CUNY BECAS Promotional Workshop
  • Write one blog post about CUNY BECAS Experience

Eligibility:

  • Have graduated or will graduate from high school or have earned or will earn a high school equivalency diploma by the end of the 2017-2018 academic year
  • Intend to enroll full time in an associate or baccalaureate program at a CUNY Campus in Fall 2018 AND Spring 2019
  • Must demonstrate significant financial need

How to Apply:

  • Completed application form
  • Upload your most recent transcript (can be an unofficial student copy)
  • Upload two essays, 750-word max each
  • Upload resume
  • Provide one reference for a letter recommendation

Important Dates

  • December 6, 2017 – Application Opens
  • March 1, 2018, 11:59PM. EST- Application Closes
  • Late April – Awardees Notified
  • Late May – Award Ceremony, recipients must attend

Have more questions? Visit their website at http://www.lehman.cuny.edu/cuny-mexican-studies-institute/scholarships.php or send an email to mexican.studies@lehman.cuny.edu

 

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(ISC)2 Foundation Undergraduate Cybersecurity Scholarship (3/15/18)

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If a career in information security is in your future, apply for this scholarship through the Center for Cyber Safety and Education!

Applicants will be scored based on passion, merit, and financial need. Awards are up to $5,000 per recipient!

Applications open February 1, 2018.

Eligibility*

  • Pursuing or planning to pursue a degree with focus on cybersecurity or information assurance
  • Open to high school seniors & undergraduate students
  • Minimum 3.3 GPA

Application*

  • Unofficial transcript
  • 1 letter of recommendation
  • Resume/CV
  • Statement of purpose outlining

* For complete descriptions, click HERE

Email scholarships@isc2.org or call 1-727-493-3587 with any questions.

$1,000 AJ Madison Scholarship (12/1/17)

scholarship-1Showcase your leadership by applying to the AJ Madison Scholarship! One winner will receive $1,000 for tuition!

Eligibility

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must be a legal resident of U.S. or hold valid student visa
  • Must be currently enrolled/accepted to a full-time undergrad/graduate program in any U.S. college

Application

  • Answer the following questions in 300 words or less:
    • “How have you demonstrated leadership both in and out of school? How has this helped better your school or community?”

See detailed instructions HERE

For more information, contact Scholarships@ajmadison.com

$2,000 “No Essay” Scholarship Rules (8/31/17)

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As the name implies, there is no essay required! In fact, the winner of $2,000 is drawn by random and then contacted by Niche (the scholarship sponsor). Applicants need only create an account with Niche to be drawn into the lottery which will be drawn by September 15th.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Open to all high school, college and graduate students
  • Legal resident of the U.S
  • Must attend or plan to enroll in college classes within 12 months

See the following for the complete list of rules HERE

To apply, click HERE

Buenas Opiniones’ Scholarship for Latino Students (08/31/17)

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The Buenas Opiniones’ Scholarship for Latino Students is for graduating Latino high school seniors or those who are currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate students. Recipients are awarded $2,500 per year for up to four years. 

Requirements

Submit a 500 – 1,000 word essay on your struggles as a Latino student via a PDF (.pdf) file to scholarships@buenasopiniones.com with your full name, email address, Hispanic country or origin, school name, and area of study. 

Eligibility

  • You must be of Hispanic Heritage
  • You must have a minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent)
  • You must plan to enroll in a technical, undergraduate or graduate school during SPRING or FALL of scholarship cycle year
  • Merit-based scholarships available for undergraduate and graduate students
  • All majors and graduate fields accepted
  • Scholarship awards are $2,500 per application period

If you have questions, send an email to scholarships@buenasopiniones.com.

For more information, visit: https://buenasopiniones.com/scholarship/

Shout It Out Scholarship (09/30/17)

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Do you have something to say to the world? Unigo is offering a $1,500 scholarship for students to express their opinion in a short essay. The Shout It Out committee is looking for people who have something to say to the world. It can be as simple as “hi mom” or “college is a struggle.”

Requirements:

  • Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application
  • Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia
  • Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2023) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education

Essay Prompt:

“If you could say one thing to the entire world at once, what would it be and why?” (250 words or less)

The application can be found here