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Private Scholarships are offered through various organizations, corporations, and government agencies. Each organization has their own criteria to be eligible for these scholarships. Students must apply for these scholarships on their own. If additional information is required, an application is usually sent to the institution for completion. All scholarship funds are a part of the students financial aid package.
Check back here often to see updates of these privately funded scholarships. Please note that if a deadline has passed these awards are typically offered annually and you will be able to apply at a later date.
The Women's Press Club of New York State, Inc. is offering an annual scholarship award for a qualified student interested in resuming or continuing his or her studies toward a career in communications or a related field. Students must be matriculated no later than the start of the Fall 2014 semester in a field that fosters the development of communication skills. Applications must be postmarked by April 15, 2014. The scholarship award is $1,000. Click here for more information or to apply.
The purpose of the Women’s Forum Education Award is to encourage mature women to realize their own potential and to contribute significantly to their communities. Several awards of $10, 000 will be given in 2014 to women over 35 who, after interrupting their education due to life’s adversities, are now pursuing their first associate or bachelor degree.
Additional application and eligibility criteria can be accessed at www.womensforumny.org. The application can be completed online or downloaded by visiting www.womensforumny.org and clicking on the “Education Fund” tab at the top of the page.
The 2014 Application is now available online at www.womensforumny.org.
The Board of the AITP-LI chapter takes pleasure in announcing that, once again this year, will be awarding scholarships to graduating high school seniors and currently enrolled college students who are children or grandchildren of active AITP-LI members. Over the past 35 years, the AITP has awarded close to $100,000 in scholarships to deserving students. Please visit http://www.aitp-li.org/news/9/.
The Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation (SMART) Defense Education Program is a scholarship/fellowship for service program in which academically excellent students pursuing degrees in disciplines of particular interest to the Department of Defense (DoD) receive funding for full tuition, related educational fees, and living expenses. Please visit
Participants in the SMART Scholarship for Service Program receive:
For additional information on eligibility, application procedures, and more, please visit http://smart.asee.org/.
The Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program (NREIP)
The Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program (NREIP) is a ten week summer research opportunity for undergraduate Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors, and Graduate students. Research is completed under the guidance of a mentor and at a participating Navy Laboratory. U.S. citizenship is required; Permanent residents are accepted at certain labs.
The stipend amounts for the program are as follows:
For more information and to complete the online application visit https://nreip.asee.org/. Deadlines apply! All accompanying documents (official transcripts and reference letters) are due by the dates published at https://nreip.asee.org/.
Any Vermonter accepted or enrolled in an undergraduate degree or certificate program that will be attending college full-time, and doesn't already have a bachelor's degree, is eligible to apply for a Vermont Incentive Grant. These need based grants can be used at schools either within Vermont or out of state. To apply, complete a Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA) and a Vermont Grant Application. Go to VSAC and complete an application as soon as possible because this grant is awarded on a first come, first serve basis.
To apply for a scholarship, please visit the Hispanic College Fund Web site at www.hsf.net
*Some HCF Programs also require that a student be pursuing a certain area of study.
* Students studying computer science, computer engineering, pharmacy, or nursing are highly encouraged to apply.
Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity Prize in Ethics
Juniors and seniors who are enrolled full-time should submit a 3,000-4,000 word original essay that deals with an ethical dilemma or question. For official rules, deadlines, and directions please visit http://eliewieselfoundation.org/prizeinethics.aspx.
If you are a Rhode Island resident and are attending college at least half-time for your first bachelor's degree, you may be eligible for this need-based grant. Visit this website for further information and application instructions, after you have filed a FAFSA: http://www.riheaa.org/sng
The Boomer Esiason Foundation provides a limited number of scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students who have cystic fibrosis. For more information, visit: http://esiason.org/thriving-with-cf/scholarships.php
One NYIT student of Italian ancestry is selected annually to receive this award courtesy of the Dante Foundation of Nassau County. Requirements include the following:
For more information, please contact the NYIT Office of Financial Aid.
This program provides approximately $1.4 Million in scholarships to Jewish men and women with significant financial need in the New York Metropolitan Area. The program is administered by the Hebrew Free Loan Society. Both men and women can apply for scholarships of up to $5,000.
Please note that women who are also eligible for the JFEW Émigrés in the Health Sciences Scholarship will automatically be considered for both, though limited to one award. They need to fill out only one application.
For more information and to apply, visit http://www.hfls.org/scholarships
This scholarship fund is for African-American undergraduates majoring in architecture. Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0, have parents who were born in the United States, and have financial need. Awards are limited and are estimated to be $1,000. For additional information, visit http://www.clevelandfoundation.org/Scholarships/MadisonScholarship.html
The Verizon Wireless Black History Month Essay Contest will award up to $5,000 for this award. There are also other non cash awards that students can win. Student must be a high school senior currently to apply. Applicant must have at least a 2.0 GPA. Student needs to write a essay about how the evolution of wireless technology has changed the world in which we live. Please click here for more information.
The society offers a variety of NSBE and Corporate-sponsored scholarship and award opportunities to our pre-college, collegiate undergraduate and graduate student, and technical professional members. Our scholarship packages range in value from $500 to $10,500.
The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) is offering scholarships for the 2013 - 2014 school year for students interested in careers in mechanical engineering, HVAC&R engineering or engineering technology
ASHRAE offers scholarships for college undergraduate and graduate students and, new this year, high school seniors. Students who are interested in can apply here. The application deadlines for scholarships are Dec. 1 and May 1 of each year.
ASHRAE is an international technical society that fulfills its mission of advancing heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration to serve humanity and promote a sustainable world through research, standards writing, publishing and continuing education. For more information, visit www.ashrae.org.
The application deadline is May 20 of each year.
For application and qualification requirements contact:
Ann Marie Brown Memorial Scholarship Coordinator
Nassau Suffolk Hospital Council
1383 Veterans Memorial Highway, Suite 26
Hauppauge, NY 11788
E-mail email@example.com or visit www.nshc.org