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AICPA Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students

This scholarship program, through the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, provides awards of up to $5,000 to outstanding minority students to encourage their selection of accounting as a major and their ultimate entry into the profession. These awards are funded by the AICPA Foundation from monies contributed by the AICPA, its members, public accounting firms, and others. The program has been in existence for more than 20 years and has awarded more than $6 million in scholarships.

Scholarships are awarded each July for the following academic year. Learn more


MedicalFieldCareers.com is pleased to announce its support for the next generation of U.S. healthcare professionals. The 2019MedicalFieldCareers.com Healthcare Scholarship awards $1,500to one lucky applicant who is interested in studying for a career in the medical field.

The application deadline is March 31, 2019. The winner will be chosen on April 30, 2019. Learn more

Friedman & Simon, L.L.P.

This is a scholarship for the 2019-2020 year. Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. awards an annual $1,500 academic-based scholarship to a deserving student who is pursuing a higher education at an accredited college or university.

The deadline to apply for the Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. Academic Scholarship is June 30, 2019. Learn More

INKAS® “RISING STAR” Scholarship

The INKAS® “Rising Star” is an annual award and scholarship program funded by INKAS® Armored Vehicle Manufacturing and awarded to post-secondary students showing excellence in both engineering and business fields of study. Applications will be accepted beginning on August 15th, 2018 and will be accepted until 11:59PM EDT on November 30th, 2018.

Winners will be announced on or around December 15th, 2018. Learn More

BPW Foundation Scholarships for Women in Need

BPW scholarships help women advance their careers through education. The BPW Foundation is accepting applications for Career Advancement Scholarships. These scholarships are open to women seeking education necessary for entry or re-entry into the workforce or advancement within it.  Career Advancement Scholarships are awarded based on financial need, academic merit, volunteer work, and previous academic and work history. Scholarship recipients must be 25 years of age or older and have been accepted at an accredited educational institution. Learn more.

First in My Family Scholarship

The First in My Family Scholarship Program, developed in partnership with the Hispanic College Fund, offers scholarships to Hispanic students who are the first in their family to attend college. Open to Hispanic-Americans enrolled as full-time undergraduate students at approved accredited institutions.  Applicants must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale). Scholarships range from $500 to $5,000. 

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Scholarship

This premier scholarship opportunity is afforded to Latino students who have a history of performing public service-oriented activities in their communities and who plan to continue contributing in the future. There is no GPA or major requirement. Students with excellent leadership potential are encouraged to apply. Recipients who attend a four-year or graduate-level academic institution will be awarded a $2,500 and a $1,000 scholarship award will be given to those who attend a two-year community college.

Visit the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Web site for more details.

The J.E. Sirrine Scholarship Program

J.E. Sirrine Scholarships, available to high school graduates in The School District of Greenville County (South Carolina) since 1973, were made possible through a bequest of the late Joseph Emory Sirrine. A textile engineer and architect, Mr. Sirrine died on August 7, 1947. His will established a trust fund for his brother and his niece, with the provision that if both of them died childless, his will would become operative.

For applications and additional information, contact The J.E. Sirrine Scholarship Program: The School District of Greenville County Box 2848 Greenville, SC 29602 or phone 864.241.3218 or 3219. 

The Gates Millennium Scholarship

The Gates Millennium Scholarship was established to provide outstanding African American, American Indian/Alaska Natives, Asian pacific Islander Americans, and Hispanic American students with an opportunity to complete an undergraduate college education, in all discipline areas and a graduate education for those student pursuing studies in mathematics, science, engineering, education, or library science.

The Department of Homeland Security Scholarship and Fellowship Program

The Department of Homeland Security Scholarship and Fellowship Program is intended for students interested in pursuing the basic science and technology innovations that can be applied to the DHS mission. This education program is intended to ensure a diverse and highly talented science and technology community to achieve the DHS mission and objectives.  Areas of study that are eligible include: physical, mathematical, computer and information, life, and social sciences, psychology, selected humanities, and engineering.



Tylenol is giving away $250,000 in scholarships to students pursuing careers in healthcare. http://www.tylenol.com/news/scholarship

National Federation of the Blind (NFB) Scholarship Program

Each year at its national convention in July, the NFB gives a broad array of thirty scholarships to recognize achievement by blind scholars.

Child of an American Veteran Scholarship

Chishold Chisholm & Kilpatrick Law Firm is offering a $1500 scholarship. The deadline to apply for the 2019 Child of an American Veteran Scholarship is December 15, 2018. Application for this scholarship is open to any student who meets the following criteria: The legal child (natural or adoptive) of a veteran of any branch of U.S. military service (U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Coast Guard) who is either a: S. high school senior with a cumulative GPA of 3.0.or S. student currently attending or enrolled in an accredited community college or undergraduate degree program with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0.Learn More.

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