Xerox Technical Minority Scholarships

Xerox Technical Minority ScholarshipAre You Pursuing a BS, MS, or PhD in a Technical Science? Then Check Out the Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship!

http://www.xerox.com/jobs/minority-scholarships/enus.html or http://www.xerox.com/ (use the Search Box to type “scholarships” then select the Xerox Minority Scholarship from the list)

Contact Info: Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship Program,150 State Street; 4th Floor, Rochester, New York 14614; email: [email protected]

Deadline: September 30

Award Amount: $1,000 to $10,000

Eligibility: Full-time student at a 4-year institution; B average or better; pursuing a BS, MS, or PhD in a technical science or an engineering discipline; Minority (Black, Asian, Pacific Islander, Native American, Alaskan, or Hispanic); and have tuition (or tuition related) expenses not covered by scholarships/grants (excluding loans).

Requirements: Online Application, Resume (you’ll need an electronic version; see sample here), the email address of the Financial Aid Officer at your school, cumulative GPA

Application Link: http://www.xerox.com/jobs/minority-scholarships/enus.html (click “Begin Your Application”) or https://clouda.lincware.com/clouda/doc/run/rba/xtmsp_application_2015

To apply, follow each of the steps listed below:
Step 1: Fill out the top of the attached Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship application.
(Applications may also be obtained on our web site www.xeroxstudentcareers.com)
Step 2: Have the Financial Aid Office fill out the bottom half of the form. Xerox will not
forward applications to the Financial Aid Office. If received incomplete, applicant will
be disqualified.
Step 3: Attach a copy of your resume. Feel free to use the sample format which
indicates their requirements. The sample resume should not be returned with the
application.
Step 4: Submit the complete package (ONLY COMPLETED APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED) to the above address postmarked before September 30
For more information check out their “Dear Applicant” letter or the scholarship FAQs.

Scholarships from the Asian Pacific Community Fund

Asian Pacific Community FundAccording to their website: “The Asian Pacific Community Fund (APCF) is excited to partner with local donors to offer scholarship programs annually to financially assist students in their pursuit of higher education. Through a competitive process, scholarship recipients are selected by a review committee based on academic merits, community involvement, leadership skills as well as recommendation from a mentor. Many of our scholarship programs are intended to support low-income youth, and several programs encourage students to study locally at a community college or state university.”

If you’d like to help support the Asian Pacific Community Fund’s scholarship programs, you can donate here https://apcf.org/give-today/

The Chen Foundation Scholarship Program

http://apcf.org/programs/scholarships/ or http://apcf.org/ (“Programs” tab and “Scholarships” from the drop-down menu)

Contact Info: Asian Pacific Community Fund, 1145 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 105, Los Angeles, CA 90017; phone: 213.624.6400 (extension 6); email: Kristle Domondon, Scholarship Coordinator at [email protected]

Deadline: March 31

Award Amount: $2,000 (10 Awarded; Renewable)

Eligibility: High school seniors who reside in California, plan to attend a California State University or Californian Community college as a first-year student); GPA 3.0, have a household income at or below California State Low-Income Level; no ethnicity requirement

Requirements: Online Application, Official High School Transcript, Community Service Advisor or Supervisor Recommendation (see form here: https://apcf.wufoo.com/forms/2015-chen-foundation-scholarship-recommendation/)

Application Link: https://apcf.wufoo.com/forms/2015-chen-foundation-scholarship-application/

Taiwanese American Scholarship

http://tascholarshipfund.org/

Contact Info: Asian Pacific Community Fund, 1145 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 105, Los Angeles, CA 90017; phone: 213.624.6400 (extension 6); email: Kristle Domondon, Scholarship Coordinator at [email protected]

Deadline: March 31

Award Amount: $2,500 (14 Awarded)

Eligibility: High school seniors and college freshmen, US citizen, direct blood descendant of a Taiwanese citizen, plan to attend a college or university as a first or second year student, 3.0 GPA, have a household income at or below the Federal/State/County Low-Income Level, any major

Requirements: Online Application, Official High School Transcript, 3 References

Application Link: https://apcf.wufoo.com/forms/w1vvvnv01tkfway/

Does your organization award scholarships? Send us an email and we can include them in our “Featured Scholarships.”

 

LPGA Golf Scholarship for Minority Women

LPGALPGA Phyllis G. Meekins Scholarship

According to the LPGA Foundation’s website:

The Phyllis G. Meekins Scholarship is granted annually through The LPGA Foundation and the Phyllis G. Meekins Scholarship Fund. Established in 2006, the objective of the Phyllis G. Meekins Scholarship is to provide a need-based scholarship to a female high school senior from a recognized minority background who will be pursuing a full-time course of study and playing collegiate golf at an accredited college or university in the United States.

The Phyllis G. Meekins Scholarship is a need-based award to a high school senior from a recognized minority background who will be playing golf at the collegiate level. Qualifications for all scholarships include strong academic programs, community service and recommendations. One $1,250 scholarship will be awarded in 2014.

http://www.lpgafoundation.org/scholarships/phyllismeekins or http://www.lpgafoundation.org/home (“Scholarships” link)

Contact Info: The Phyllis G. Meekins Scholarship, The LPGA Foundation, 100 International Golf Drive, Daytona Beach, FL 32124-1082; phone: 386.274.6200; email: [email protected]

Deadline: May 15

Award Amount: $1,250 (1 Awarded)

Eligibility: Female high school student from a recognized minority background (African-American, Asian, Pacific Island, Native American, Native Alaskan, or Hispanic) who will be playing golf at the collegiate level. Must be a US citizen or legal resident, planning to attend college full-time, and have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and demonstrate financial need. Applicant must have a background in golf and plan to play competitive golf at college.

Requirements: Online Application, Official High School Transcript, Essay, and 3 Letters of Recommendation

Application Link: http://www.lpgafoundation.org/scholarships/phyllismeekins

Don’t qualify? Don’t worry. The LPGA Foundation has other scholarships available for women who golf. Check their website link above for more information.

Urban & Community Planning Scholarship

Urban & Community PlanningThe American Planning Association offers the Judith McManus Price Scholarship for Undergraduate and Graduate Students Studying Urban & Community Planning

About: APA is an independent, not-for-profit educational organization that provides leadership in the development of vital communities. The Planning Foundation of APA funds scholarships and community equity programs and new initiatives like special research projects. You can learn more about this professional organization for planners at http://www.planning.org/apaataglance/. They offer student memberships and early career development. They may even have internship opportunities.

Navigation: https://www.planning.org/scholarships/apa/ or http://www.planning.org (“Connect with APA” tab, select “APA Foundation” from drop-down menu, select “Scholarship Fund” link in the sidebar; in the body of the text, select the Judith McManus Price Scholarship link.)

Contact Info: APA Judith McManus Scholarship, American Planning Association, 205 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 1200, Chicago, IL 60601; email: [email protected]

Deadline: April 30

Award Amount: $2,000–$4,000

Eligibility: Women or minority (African American, Hispanic American, or Native American) students enrolled in a Planning Accreditation Board (PAB) planning program; US citizen; planning program who are citizens of the United States; intend to pursue careers as practicing planners in the public sector (which includes local, state and federal government and non-for-profit careers); and are able to demonstrate a genuine financial need. Undergraduate or Graduate students can apply.

Requirements: Personal Statement, APA Financial Aid Application, 2 Letters of Recommendation, Copy of Acceptance Letter from PAB-accredited planning graduate program, if incoming student send written verification or copy of school’s average cost for one academic year of graduate study, Resume, notarized Statement of Financial Independence (Optional), Official (sealed) Transcripts of collegiate and graduate academic work. Undergraduates may need to contact APA regarding other required documents.

Application Link: https://www.planning.org/scholarships/apa/

Note: All original application information must be received in the APA Chicago office by April 30th. If forwarded via FEDEX or similar courier service the delivery must be made to APA by April 30th. Faxed or electronic documents will not be accepted.

Be sure to check out ALL their scholarships and fellowships at https://www.planning.org/scholarships/apa/. They have different eligibility requirements that you may qualify to apply.

Student Memberships: https://www.planning.org/ep/

 

ESA Foundation Scholarship

ESA Foundation ScholarshipThe Entertainment Software Association’s ESA Foundation Scholarship Program

The Entertainment Software Association Foundation established a scholarship program to assist women and minority students who are pursuing degrees leading to careers in Computer & Video Game Arts. In 2009 they extended this opportunity to graduating High School Seniors and doubled the number of awards granted from 15 to 30 (15 to graduating High School Seniors and 15 to current undergraduates).

http://www.esafoundation.org/scholarship.asp or http://www.esafoundation.org/ (“Scholarship Program” link)

Contact Info: 317 Madison Avenue, 22nd Floor, New York, NY 10017; phone: 917.522.3250

Deadline: May 15

Award Amount: $3,000 (30 Awarded)

Eligibility: Women or minority students pursuing a degree leading to a career in computer and video game arts (High School Seniors and Undergraduates can apply; High School Seniors must already be accepted into a program). Must be a US citizen. Must maintain a 2.75 GPA. Must be enrolling or enrolled in a full-time undergraduate course of study at a 4-year college or university in the US.

Requirements: Online Application. Other documents may be required so be sure to visit their application page, check their status on Facebook, or send them a tweet.

Application Link: http://www.esafoundation.org/scholarship.asp or https://aim.applyists.net/Account/LogOn?ReturnUrl=%2fesaf