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Dr. Summit Shah MD Scholarship

Dr. Summit Shah has founded the Dr. Summit Shah MD Scholarship in reaction to the rising tuition costs. Dr. Summit Shah graduated as valedictorian from Bishop Watterson High School before attending Ohio State University, where he earned a Bachelor’s with Honors. He stayed at OSU and earned his MD from the College of Medicine at Ohio State. He has been a tireless advocate of access to higher education and has founded the Summit Shah Scholarship to ensure that deserving students from all parts of the economic spectrum can reach their academic goals. One winner will be selected in early August 2020. The winner will be contacted after selection. If the winner does not respond, a new winner will be selected.

https://www.summitshahscholarship.com/

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

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 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.

http://orise.orau.gov/science-education/internships-scholarships-fellowships/default.aspx

Tylenol

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.

Earnest Scholarship

Five winning applicants will win $5,000 each for college expenses in the current academic year from the Earnest Scholarship.

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American Association of Colleges of Nursing AACN – Nursing Scholarship Information:

http://www.aacn.nche.edu/students/financial-aid#general