|The Nike HSI Scholarship|
The Gates Scholarship needs your help in identifying America’s top minority students who may be eligible for this prestigious award. Please read the following information and forward The Gates Scholarship Fact Sheet to any students in your network who may qualify.
Selected Scholars will receive funding for the full cost of attendance to earn a bachelor’s degree, that is not already covered by other financial aid and the expected family contribution, as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), or the methodology used by a Scholar’s college or university. Costs covered include tuition, fees, books, and room and board, and may include additional personal costs.
TGS also provides Scholars with various online support services designed to help them excel in their degree programs, graduate, and make a successful transition to their chosen careers. These include career services, mentoring, leadership development, wellness, and knowledge building.
- A high school senior
- From at least one of the following ethnicities: African American, American Indian/Alaska Native*, Asian/Pacific Islander American, and/or Hispanic American
- A US citizen, national, or permanent resident
- In a good academic standing with a minimum cumulative weighted GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent)
An ideal candidate will also have:
- An outstanding academic record in high school (in the top 10% of his/her graduating class)
- Demonstrated leadership ability (e.g., as shown through participation in community service, extracurricular, or other activities)
- Exceptional personal success skills (e.g., emotional maturity, motivation, perseverance, etc.)
United States Senate Youth Program
United States Senate Youth Program is a national initiative to provide a yearly opportunity for talented young people with demonstrated interest in public service to deepen their interest and understanding of America’s political processes and encourage their commitment to political leadership.
The United States Senate Youth Program brings the highest-level officials from each branch of government together with a competitively select group of high-school students (two high school juniors or seniors from each of the fifty states, the District of Columbia and the Department of Defense Education Activity) during an intensive week-long educational program held in Washington, D. C. In addition, each student receives a one-time $10,000 undergraduate college scholarship with encouragement to pursue coursework in history and political science. For over fifty years, the program has been fully funded by the William Randolph Hearst Foundation as part of the Foundation’s commitment to preparing young people for citizenship and leadership .
* Eliana was a 4.0 student, Cardinal Scholar and a multiple sport varsity athlete. She graduated from Robertson High School in 2011; she graduated from the University of New Mexico in 2014, Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s degree in Criminology. Eliana was accepted to the University Of Colorado School Of Law with intensions of becoming an Environmental Lawyer. The Eliana Marie Scholarship will be awarded to a senior Robertson High School female scholar/athlete for the 2022-2023 school year. The Scholarship will be awarded annually on the basis of achievement in academics and athletics. All information will be kept confidential. Required Information: Completion of application, a letter of recommendation by a high school teacher or an athletic coach, an official High School transcript and a one page essay on an individual who has influenced your life. Deadline: May 1, 2023. Submit all information to: The Eliana Marie Herrera Memorial Scholarship, P.O Box 335, Las Vegas, NM 87701.
The Viles Foundation is offering a scholarship to seniors who are orphan or half orphan and live in Mora or San Miguel County. Each year, the Board of Directors meets to grant scholarships. Students who have received grants in the past year are renewed if these requirements are met: a 2.0 GPA, enrollment in a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester and provide a transcript from the college or university. New applications are accepted from five high schools: Pecos High School, Robertson High School, West Las Vegas High School, Mora High School and Wagon Mound High School. Requirements are: proof that at the time of graduation a student is an orphan or half orphan, provide a transcript from one of the five schools in the current year and plan to be enrolled in 12 or more credit hours per semester.
Sussman-Miller Educational Assistance Fund awards financial assistance to students to further their education in an undergraduate program. Students who are just graduating from high school have different guidelines and application forms than students who have already completed at least one semester of undergraduate studies. To apply for financial assistance, please read through all the instructions carefully, complete the appropriate application form, and submit all requested documents before the listed deadline.
The Student-View Scholarship
A unique opportunity for high school seniors. It is open to all students regardless of academic achievement or financial need.
The David R. Woodling Memorial Scholarship
Established in 2007 by The Stocker Foundation, in memory of David R. Woodling. The scholarship was established to support students who are or will be attending an accredited nonprofit or public educational institution in pursuit of a certificate or degree in a metals technology program with a concentration in machine tool technology and welding.
FREE SCHOLARSHIP SEARCH ENGINES
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College Net: www.collegenet.com/
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USEFUL WEB SITES
Hispanic College Fund, Inc.: www.hispanicfund.org/
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: www.hsf.net/
Bill Gates Millenium (Minority) Scholars: www.gmsp.org/
Paying for College: www.collegeview.com/finaid
Children’s Scholarship Fund: www.scholarshipfund.org/
Scholarship Scams & Services: www.finaid.org/finaid/scams.html
The National Co-op Scholarship Program: www.co-op.edu
10 Biggest Scholarships in the World: www.thebestcolleges.org/the-10-biggest-scholarships-in-the-world/
Selective Service Info www.sss.gov/
G.I. Bill. (For Veteran’s & dependents) www.gibillexpress.com/
Marine Corp Scholarship Foundation (609) 921-3534
Veteran’s Ed. Customer Service (800) 442-4551
Veteran’s Guidance (800) 827-1000
Army Emergency Relief Foundation (703) 960-3982
Armed Forces Benefit Association (800) 776-2322
Air Force Aid Society (202) 692-9305
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