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VCU Dental Scholars program

slideshow-image-1VCU School of Dentistry will be offering the VCU Dental Scholars program again this academic year.  Here are the details:

Who: VCU Dental Scholars is the perfect program for high school students who are interested in exploring a career in dentistry.

What: VCU Dental Scholars is a hands-on dental program that exposes students to the field of dentistry.  Students will have the opportunity to visit the DentSim lab, take impressions, carve a tooth out of soap, and more!

When: VCU Dental Scholars will meet on Wednesday evenings from 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Nov. 5, 2014        Nov. 19, 2014      Dec. 3, 2014        Dec. 17, 2014
Jan. 7, 2015          Jan. 21, 2015        Feb. 4, 2015        Feb. 18, 2015
March 4, 2015      March 18, 2015    April 1, 2015

Where: VCU School of Dentistry
          520 N. 12th Street
          Richmond, VA 23298
          *Metered parking is available on the street or you can pay to park in the Patient/Visitor parking deck at the corner of 12th and Leigh Street.

How: Students should apply online at http://www.dhsd.vcu.edu/. Applicants must submit one letter of recommendation in addition to their application.

Extras: The program is FREE!

Download the flyer:  http://www.dhsd.vcu.edu/media/health-sciences/dhsd/VCUDentalScholars14-15.pdf

Canadian Scholarships

Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships
The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) was created to attract and retain world-class doctoral students and to establish Canada as a global centre of excellence in research and higher learning.  The scholarships are towards a doctoral degree (or combined MA/PhD or MD/PhD). The scholarships is worth $50,000 per year for three years.

University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowships
The University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowships (UMGF) are merit-based awards that are open to students including international students who will be registered as full-time graduate students (Masters or Ph.D.) at the University of Manitoba regardless of nationality or discipline. The UMGF awards are valued for a 12-month period at $18,000 for PhD students, or $14,000 for Master’s students.

Humber College Scholarships for International Students
Humber offers a number of full tuition renewable scholarships which are available for NEW international students beginning classes in January or September of each year. The scholarship covers full tuition fees.

UBC International Leader of Tomorrow Award
University of British Columbia (UBC) provides bachelors scholarships for talented secondary and post-secondary international students from around the world through the International Leader of Tomorrow (ILOT) program.  The value of awards is commensurate with demonstrated financial need, up to full tuition costs for the relevant program of study, and living expenses.

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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