Latino Student Engineering and Hispanic Fund Scholarships

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

Scholarship Name: The Advancing Hispanic Excellence in Technology, Engineering, Math, and Science (AHETEMS) Scholarship Program
Description: AHETMES is a series of scholarship opportunities for Latino students studying engineering, math and science. There are both merit-based and need-based scholarships, ranging from $1,000 – $5,000, for Latino high school seniors, undergraduate students and graduate students. Applications can be completed online or on paper, but only one application is necessary for all AHETMES scholarships. Eligibility requirements differ for each scholarship, but all require a minimum GPA of 3.0 and full-time enrollment (current or planned) in a science, technology, engineering, or math discipline. Application requirements include a personal statement, transcript, letter of recommendation and resume, as well as an application form.
Award: $1,000 – $5,000
Awards per Year: Varies
Award is Open to: Latino High School Seniors, Undergraduate or Graduate Students
Major/Field of Study: Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics
How to Apply/Contact: For more information or to apply, visit the AHETMES website.

Prudential Community Award and Kohl’s Kids Who Care Scholarship

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Prudential Financial/National Association of School Principals

Scholarship Name: The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards
Description: Since 1995, Prudential Financial has been honoring young people in middle school and high school grades for outstanding volunteer service to their communities. Together with the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), Prudential Financial has honored more than 80,000 young volunteers over the last 13 years. Each year, two honorees are designated for each state, plus the District of Columbia. Honorees win a $1,000 college scholarship plus an all-expenses paid trip to the nation’s capital for a special award dinner.
Award: $1,000
Awards per Year: 102
Award is Open to: Middle and High School Students
Major/Field of Study: Open
How to Apply/Contact: To apply online, visit the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards website.

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Health Professionals and Specializing Physicians Scholarship Program (Deadline: October 14, 2014)

 

Who Can Apply: Any student currently attending a college, university, medical school, or specialization school, or will be attending within 1 year, and hopes to enter the medical field in the future.

Submission: To apply, submit a 300 – 850 word essay.  The essay should cover topics such as (it is not required to address all below suggestions):

  •     The student’s passion and commitment to entering the podiatry or health professional medical field
  •     Challenges they have overcome in pursuing their dream
  •     The type of physician the student wants to be and why
  •     A fun and interesting story related to the above
  •     Goals in the next 5-10 years related to the medical field
  •     How you plan to give back

Deadline: October 14, 2014

Amount: $500

Learn More: Health Professionals and Specializing Physicians Scholarship Program

B.Davis Scholarship (Deadline: May 25, 2015)

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Who Can Apply: This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution.

Submission: To apply for this scholarship you will need to submitting an essay discussing in less than 1000 words your solution to what is considered to be a controversial problem on high school or college/university campuses.

Deadline: May 25, 2015

Amount: $1,000

Learn More: B.Davis Scholarship

Future Physicians Scholarship Program (Deadline: October 14, 2014)

Who Can Apply: Any student currently attending a college, university, medical school, or specialization school, or will be attending within 1 year, and hopes to enter the medical field in the future.

Submission: To apply, submit a 300 – 1,000 word essay. The essay should cover topics such as (it is not required to address all below suggestions):

  •     The student’s passion and commitment to entering the medical field
  •     Challenges they have overcome in pursuing their dream
  •     The type of physician the student wants to be and why
  •     A fun and interesting story related to the above
  •     Goals in the next 5-10 years related to the medical field
  •     What the scholarship means to you and how you plan to give back

Deadline: October 14, 2014

Amount: $500

Learn More: Future Physicians Scholarship Program

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