December Scholarships

SAA Native American Scholarships
Sponsor: Society of American Archaeology
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: December 23, 2019extended to January 10, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to all native peoples from anywhere in the Americas, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and Indigenous Pacific Islanders. Applicant must be a current undergraduate or graduate students in archaeology.

Sports Task Force/Al Young Sports Journalism Scholarship
Sponsor: Asian American Journalists Association
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2019extended to January 11, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Asian American students who are AAJA student members. Applicant must demonstrate journalistic excellence and a strong interest in pursuing sports journalism as a career. Applicants must be an undergraduate enrolled with at least 12 credit units per semester at a junior college or university in the United States.

No Sweat Scholarship
Sponsor: Cirkled In
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: December 31, 2019extended to January 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the United States or the District of Columbia. Applicant must create a free Cirkled in account.

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Altman & Altman Law School Scholarship
Sponsor: Altman & Altman Law
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: December 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current undergraduate or law students in a JD, LLB, or LLM program. Preference will be given to students from the Boston metropolitan area, received an undergraduate or graduate degree from a college or university in the Boston metropolitan area, or currently attending a law school in the Boston metropolitan area.

Americanism Essay Contest
Sponsor: Fleet Reserve Association (FRA)
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: December 1, 2019
Description: Contest is open to students in grades seven through 12 (or equivalent). Applicant must be sponsored by a branch of the Fleet Reserve Association or a unit of the Ladies Auxiliary. Applicant must submit an essay on the theme, “What My Vote Will Mean to Me.”

APhA Foundation Student Scholarship Programs
Sponsor: The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Foundation
Amount: Up to $1,500
Closing Date: December 1, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to Pharmacy students who have completed at least one academic year in the professional sequence of courses with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.75 in professional coursework during pharmacy school. Applicant must also be an active member in the APhA Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP).

Artful Aesthetic Joybird Scholarship
Sponsor: Joybird
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current freshmen, sophomores, and juniors in college or a trade school. Applicant must take a photo that represents their overall aesthetic (i.e. a space, an object, a scene, a selfie) and post it to Instagram, tagging @joybird and using the hashtag #joybirdscholarship2019.

ASSE Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE)
Amount: Up to $15,000
Closing Date: December 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who are studying occupational safety, health and the environment.

Barbara Lotze Scholarship
Sponsor: American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT)
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: December 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate students enrolled, or planning to enroll, in physics teacher preparation curricula and high school seniors entering such programs.

Bottar Leone Scholarship
Sponsor: Bottar Leone Attorneys
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: December 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school graduates who are currently enrolled full-time at an accredited two-year or four-year university or community college in the United States with at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must have a documented physical or learning disability (students with ADD/ADHD alone are not eligible) and have demonstrated financial need.

Car Accident Survivor Scholarship
Sponsor: Hawkins Spizman Kilgo
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled or have been accepted into an accredited college or university by Spring semester who have been injured in a car accident.

Chuan Ai Lu Engstrom Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: PCB Solutions
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current, full-time students at an accredited American university or college with a minimum GPA of at least 2.5. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to the global economy.

Corporate Housing Developer Scholarship
Sponsor: Manley Management LLC
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled or accepted at an accredited college or university. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to real estate investing.

Dell Scholars Program
Sponsor: Michael and Susan Dell Foundation
Amount: $20,000
Closing Date: December 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who have participated in an approved college readiness program (such as AVID, GEAR UP, Upward Bound – see full list on website) in grades 11 and 12. Applicant must have earned a minimum GPA of 2.4 and demonstrate financial need.

Downtown Apartment Company Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Downtown Apartment Company
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens who are accepted to or currently attending a college or university in the United States who are planning for a career in Real Estate. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to why they feel drawn to the real estate field.

Duke Award
Sponsor: Outrigger Kuke Kahanamoku Foundation
Amount: $25,00
Closing Date: December 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to outstanding Hawaiian high school seniors who exemplify the character and personality traits of Duke Kahanamoku.

Ferro Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Alure Home Improvement
Amount: $10,000 over four years
Closing Date: December 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate freshmen who are a Long Island (Nassau & Suffolk County), NY resident attending a Long Island, NY school. Applicant must submit a personal statement and an essay on three core values they believe a business should have to maintain a healthy work environment that can help it grow.

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