Scholarship Reviews

We will review two similar National scholarships so you can fully understand the requirements, time it will take to apply, odds of getting the scholarship and helpful hints if you do apply!   It is important to note that in these scholarship reviews we are not endorsing any of the scholarships listed, our intent is to give you only the information you need, straight from the source. This way you simply have to decide if you want to apply.  We will also provide direct links to the scholarships should you wish to apply and/or bookmark for later. Remember…scholarships are a number game and the more you apply for the better your odds.  The key to getting a scholarship is taking action!

Scholarship Analysis:

This week we will review two additional scholarships out there based on your ethnicity.   If you do not fall within the eligibility requirements of these two scholarships do not be discouraged! This weeks review is to show how diverse and specific you can get with your scholarship search! As you read through them we hope it gives you that “Ah-Ha!” moment.

1.Bruce Lee Scholarship

  • Deadline: Please check website – Recuring
  • Amount: $2,500 – $5,500
  • Eligibility Requirements:  
  1. High School student, over age of 16
  2. Minimum GPA of 3.3
  3. Enrolled, or will be enrolled by Fall of 2013, in a college or university in the United States  or Puerto Rico as a Full-Time student
  4. Demonstrating leadership skills and financial need.
  5. 500 Word essay, check it out here

Additional Information:

They have a very nice FAQ’s page to visit that will answer your scholarship questions

Interested in Applying?

Check out their Scholarship Page to see all scholarships offered and how to apply.

2. SRP/NGS Navajo Scholarship

  • Deadline: 06/05/2013
  • Amount: Determined by Scholarship Committee
  • Eligibility Requirements:  
  1. Member of Navajo Tribe
  2. Current Full-Time Student (Junior year), 3.0 GPA
  3. Provide Proof of Tribal Enrollment, Certificate Degree of Indian Blood
  4. Essay (career goals), Resume and two letters of recommendations

Additional Information:

This scholarships dollar amount will be assessed by the committee after assessing financial need of the student.  Additionally, the scholarship can be renewed every year until you graduate!

Interested in Applying?

Please see the scholarship application here: SRP/NGS Navajo Scholarship

This week we will review two scholarships out there based on your ethnicity.   If you do not fall within the eligibility requirements of these two scholarships do not be discouraged! This weeks review is to show how diverse and specific you can get with your scholarship search! As you read through them we hope it gives you that “Ah-Ha!” moment.

1. National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) Scholarship

  • Deadline: Please check website
  • Amount: $1,000 – $5,000
  • Eligibility Requirements:  
  1. Graduate or undergraduate student pursuing a career in broadcast, print and/or online and visual journalism.
  2. Minimum GPA of 2.0
  3. Enrolled, or will be enrolled within the next 12 months, in a college or university in the United States  or Puerto Rico as a Full-Time student
  4. Must be a member of  NAHJ for the calendar year

Additional Information:

The NAHJ will also place emphasis on the financial need of the applicant and their household, as well as their desire to be an ethical English or Spanish speaking journalist.  The Scholarship committee is made up of respected Latino journalist who will make the final decision on the recipients.   In addition, interested applicants will need to provide their transcripts, résumé (one page), two reference letters, and a 1,000 word essay.  There are additional requirements for some of the other scholarships listed on the site, but as a minimum please be prepared with the minimum outlined.

Interested in Applying?

Check out their Scholarship Page to see all scholarships offered and how to apply.

2. Adolph Van Pelt Scholarship

  • Deadline: 06/03/2013
  • Amount: $1,500
  • Eligibility Requirements:  
  1. Current Full-Time Student
  2. Provide Proof of Tribal Enrollment, Certificate Degree of Indian Blood (CDIB of at least 1/4)
  3. Essay on educational goals

Additional Information:

This video pretty much sums up everything you need to know.

AAIA Scholarship Application

Interested in Applying?

Visit the Associations of Indian Affairs website.

This week we will be reviewing lottery scholarships.  Lottery scholarships have very little requirements and thus attracts a fair amount of applicants every month, but on a positive note, they are very easy to apply for and many times require nothing more than your demographic information.

1. ScholarshipsPoints Scholarship Reviews

  • Deadline: Every three months ScholarshipPoints sponsors and awards a $10,000 scholarship to help one student pay for their education.
  • Amount: $10,000
  • Eligibility Requirements:  
      1. Legal U.S., Puerto Rico, or Canadian Resident over the age of 18 at time of enrolling
      2. Enrolled, or will be enrolled within the next 12 months, in a college or university in the United States or that you are enrolled for the upcoming school year.
      3. Limited to one account per individual, not allowed to use multiple emails for multiple submissions.

Additional Information:

In addition to the quarterly $10,000 scholarship, ScholarshipsPoints also has a great deal of other scholarships that you can become eligible for by earning points when you sign up for free with them. Points are earned by completing activities such as; quizzes, reading blogs, playing games, surfing the web, taking opinion surveys, etc…  There will be a lot of completion, but everyone is on a level playing field as it is a lottery scholarship. We encourage you to check out their testimonials from past winners.

Interested in Applying?

2. Cappex – A GPA Isn’t Everything Scholarship

  • Deadline: The end of every Month
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Eligibility Requirements:  
      1. Legal U.S., Puerto Rico, or Canadian Resident over the age of 18 at time of enrolling
      2. Currently enrolled in high school or college or plan to enroll in the next 12 months.
      3. Short Survey about yourself

Additional Information:

CAPEX, which stands for “College Application Exchange” is a free scholarship application site. After you have completed the survey about your accomplishments and interests you will begin to hear about additional schools that meet your unique qualifications and be a part of the CAPEX community. There will be a lot of completion for this scholarship as well, but once again everyone is on a level playing field as it is a lottery scholarship.

Interested in Applying?

http://www.cappex.com/scholarships

 

 

 

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