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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 later.
Women's Press Club of New York
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 semester in a field that fosters the development of communication skills. Applications must be postmarked by April 15th.
Women’s Forum of New York
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.
If completing an Associate degree, provide evidence of intention to continue to a Bachelor degree program.
Additional application and eligibility criteria can be accessed at Women’s Forum of New York. The application can be completed online or downloaded by visiting Women’s Forum of New York Education Fund.
Association of Information Technology Professionals
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.
Metropolitan Club Chapter of the Association of Old Crows
There are three scholarships being awarded: $4,500 $4,000 and $3,500. Dr. Anid, Dean, School of Engineering and Computing Sciences will be nominating two students. If you meet the eligibility requirements below and wish to be considered, please contact the Dean’s office. Once nominated all paperwork will need to be submitted by the September 2015 deadline (exact date to be announced).
Eligibility Requirements include:
Scholarship awards shall be paid to the financial institution for transfer to the students account. The award shall be used to satisfy tuition and educational fee obligations only. The award shall be granted to the recipient over and above any other scholarship award in effect. If for any reason the selected student cannot use the scholarship award for satisfying the stated obligations or no longer satisfies the eligibility requirements, the educational institution shall return the remaining funds to the Metropolitan Club for subsequent award.
The educational institution shall notify the Metropolitan Club whom they have selected as a scholarship candidate and shall provide the club with biographical information.
Columbus Citizens Foundation
The Foundation awards scholarships to students of Italian heritage who can demonstrate financial need and who we believe have the potential to be successful in life, both professionally and by being involved with their communities. Because our goals are long-term, we reward qualified students with multi-year scholarships. Our scholarships, while generous, provide assistance towards a school’s tuition but do not cover payment for all school costs. Please visit Columbus Citizens Foundation.
Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship
The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship hopes to encourage women to excel in computing and technology and become active role models and leaders in the field.
Deadline: January 15, 2015
Objective: The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship hopes to encourage women to excel in computing and technology and become active role models and leaders in the field.
Eligibility: Applicants must: Be a female student currently enrolled at a university for the 2015-2016 academic year; Intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-time student at a university in the United States for the 2015-2016 academic year; Majoring in computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related technical field; Maintain a strong academic record; and Exemplify leadership and demonstrate passion for increasing the involvement of women in computer science. Citizens, permanent residents, and international students are eligible to apply. Past applicants and finalists are also encouraged to re-apply.
Funding: Google Anita Borg Scholarship recipients will each receive a $10,000 award for the 2015-2016 academic year. A group of female undergraduate and graduate students will be chosen from the applicant pool, and scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of each candidate's academic background and demonstrated leadership. All scholarship recipients and finalists will be invited to attend the Annual Google Scholars' Retreat in Mountain View, California in 2015.
The PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation is proud to announce that its 2014/15 application is now available for eligible Greek American college students to apply. On June 20, 2015, the Foundation will distribute $250,000 in scholarship awards to 40 deserving undergraduates, as follows:
All applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:
Please visit: PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation
The Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program has been established by the Department of Defense (DoD) to support undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines. The program aims to increase the number of civilian scientists and engineers working at DoD laboratories. Learn More at SMART – Science, Mathematics & Research for Transformation – About.
All awardees must be:
Students who are currently Freshman or enrolled in a First Year Associate’s Program applicants must report an ACT or SAT Reasoning Test Score. Subject tests are not required. In addition, individuals who apply during their Freshman/First Year must obtain a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale during the fall academic term of their Freshman/First Year. Freshman/First Year Associate's Program applicants will be required to submit an official transcript reflecting their fall academic term grades to establish compliance with this requirement.
Graduate applicants must have taken the GRE and test scores must be reportable by ETS. Subject tests are not required.
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 NREIP – Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program. Deadlines apply! All enclosed documents (official transcripts and reference letters) are due by the dates published at NREIP – Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program.
Vermont Incentive Grant
Any Vermonter accepted or enrolled in an undergraduate degree or certificate program that will be attending college full-time, and does not 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 VASC – Vermont Student Assistance Corp. and complete an application as soon as possible because this grant is awarded on a first come, first serve basis.
Hispanic College Fund Scholarship
To apply for a scholarship, please visit the Hispanic Scholarship Fund.
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 The Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity.
Rhode Island State Grant Program
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: RIHEAA – Rhode Island Higher Education Assistance Authority
Boomer Esiason Foundation Scholarship Program
The Boomer Esiason Foundation provides a limited number of scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students who have cystic fibrosis. For more information, visit: BEF – Boomer Esiason Foundation
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:
Priority given to students who demonstrate financial need. For more information, please contact the NYIT Office of Financial Aid.
UJA - Federation Rose Biller Scholarship Program
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 Hebrew Free Loan Society administers the program. 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 Hebrew Free Loan Society.
Lagrant Foundation Scholarships
This association offers fifteen scholarships to minorities who are majoring full-time in advertising, marketing, or public relations. Undergraduates must have a cumulative GPA of at least a 2.75 while graduate students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2. For application instructions, additional information, and deadlines please visit Lagrant Foundation.
Cleveland Foundation's Robert P. Madison Scholarship in Architecture
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 The Cleveland Foundation.
The Verizon Wireless Black History Month Essay Contest will award up to $5,000 for this award. Students can win also other non-cash awards. Student must be a high school senior currently to apply. Applicant must have at least a 2.0 GPA. Student needs to write an essay about how the evolution of wireless technology has changed the world in which we live. Please visit UNCF for more information.
National Society of Black Engineers
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. Please visit NSBE – National Society of Black Engineers.
Scholarships for Mechanical Engineering Students
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 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 ASHRAE.
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 Janine Logan or visit Nassau-Suffolk Hospital Council, Inc.
GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program
In honor of the legacy and character of President Ronald Reagan, this program annually rewards up to 20 college-bound students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship with $10,000 renewable scholarships (up to $40,000 per recipient). Applications for the GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program will be accepted online until January 8, 2015. For additional information, eligibility requirements, and a link to the application visit The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation & Library.
NEFCU: Making a Difference College Scholarship
The Making a Difference College Scholarship provides five $1,500 vouchers to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at an accredited college or university that are either a member, or have a parent or guardian who is a member, of NEFCU. To qualify, applicants must have a 3.5 minimum GPA. Winners will be selected by NEFCU's scholarship committee approximately 6-8 weeks after the submission deadline.
You will need to submit:
Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship
On August 7, 2014, President Obama signed into law the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 (Public Law 113-146) (“Choice Act”). Technical revisions to the Choice Act were made on September 26, 2014, when the President signed into law the Department of Veterans Affairs Expiring Authorities Act of 2014 (Public Law 113-175). The Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) goal continues to be to provide timely, high-quality health care for Veterans.
Section 701 requires that VA allow certain surviving spouses to take advantage of educational benefits under the Post-9/11 GI Bill.
These eligibility changes will be implemented effective January 1, 2015.
For more detailed information regarding DEA and the Fry Scholarship is available on our website at U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.
Sanders Firm Scholarship
The Sanders Firm Scholarship deadline is December 31, 2014. This is a $1,000 essay-based scholarship that will be awarded to one student. Open to students who have demonstrated a meaningful commitment to his or her local community across the country. You can find more information about this scholarship here, Sanders Law Firm.
Scholarship for Summer/Winter Programs in Italy – Europe
We want to communicate to all interested candidates there is a great opportunity to participate in a scholarship program at the University Centre for Business Management - UCBM (Fondazione CUOA) in Italy - Europe. UCBM is located at Altavilla Vicentina, province of Vicenza. The city allows easy access to other countries such as Switzerland and France, as well as to other Italian cities (easily accessed by train).
UCBM, a private non-profit foundation, is one of the most active centers of management training in Europe. Founded in 1957 and recognized by the European Union, the business school operates with support from the universities of Padua, Venice, Trento, and Udine.
International students can apply for scholarships covering 70% of tuition costs offered by the International Business School Americas, being eligible second year and up undergraduate students or graduate students.
Programs are offered twice each year, in January and in July, lasting three weeks.
We offer the following multicultural programs:
1. International Management & Leadership
First week: Strategic Leadership (Monday - Thursday): Classical and Contemporary Views of Leadership; leadership versus management; sharing power and confidence. Company Visits and Project work.
Second week: Business Negotiation and Conflict Resolution (Monday - Thursday): Negotiation techniques and strategies; environmental analysis and approach methods; Mediator’s role in conflict resolution. Role Game. Company Visits and Project work.
Third week: Intercultural Management (Monday - Wednesday): Globalization and the new business arena; international mergers & acquisitions and its impacts over employees; intercultural management foundations. Company Visits and Project work. Graduation Ceremony.
2. Creativity, Innovation, & New Businesses
First week: Entrepreneurship (Monday - Thursday): Personal characteristics and skills that foster entrepreneurial and managerial performances and enhance firm competitiveness; developing and improving these skills. Company Visits and Project work.
Second week: Business Models (Monday - Thursday): How enterprises work, deal with the competitors and, generally speaking, compete in the global economy; which activities firms perform, how they perform them, how they create superior customer value (low cost or differentiated products) and put itself in a position to appropriate the value. Company Visits and Project work.
Third week: Creativity & Innovation (Monday - Wednesday): Organizational processes that improve the ability to innovate products and services; skills needed to increase the orientation to innovation. Company Visits and Project work. Graduation Ceremony.
3. Business Strategy & Marketing Management
First week: Retail & Distribution Management (Monday - Thursday): Communication with final consumers and distribution chain; managing channel conflicts; optimizing channel structure. Company Visits and Project work.
Second week: Brand Management (Monday - Thursday): Creating and positioning brands; the power and the challenges of country brands. Company Visits and Project work.
Third week: Business Strategies for Luxury & Specialty Goods (Monday - Wednesday): Globalization and the new business arena; international strategy for fashion and design industries. Company Visits and Project work. Graduation Ceremony.
4. Operations, Logistics, & Lean Management
First week: Logistics and operation for Global businesses (Monday - Thursday): Foundations of logistics and operation for Global businesses; How to leverage competitive advantage based upon excellence in LOP. Company Visits and Project work.
Second week: Lean goals and strategies (Monday - Thursday): Toyota’s lessons for today’s companies; linking corporative strategies to lean management. Company Visits and Project work.
Third week: Lean management for industries and services (Monday - Wednesday): Broadening the concept of lean management: service sector and lean management concepts and practices. Company Visits and Project work. Graduation Ceremony.
All programs are composed by lectures, company visits, seminars and include visits to the World Trade Organization, The United Nations Organization – European headquarters (both in Geneve) and to the Fashion District of Milan. Please find our international programs at CUOA’s website by clicking here or here.
Ready to study abroad in Europe? It is a great opportunity to know Italy, getting in touch with different economic powers of the world and opening up new academic and professional horizons for you.
You can visit our YouTube channel to watch the testimonials from our last July group:
How to participate? All interested candidates should contact my assistant, Mr. Boris Guedes not later than December 14, 2014 and you will be given an application form and all detailed information regarding the course.