Happy Friday Cudas!

So many new, exciting opportunities have come into the CAP office this week. This email is long, but it has TONS of information for ALL grade levels.

Keep reading to find information on:

·         Upcoming Open Houses (it’s never too early to start planning for college – that means you, too 9th and 10th graders)

·         Enrichment and Pre-College programs for 9th – 11th graders

·         Scholarship Opportunities for 9-11th graders

·         Scholarship Opportunities for Seniors (It’s crunch time – get that $$ for college)

·         Updated Acceptance List (our seniors are AMAZING!)

A BIG congratulations to all the students receiving recognitions, nominations and scholarship $$ this week. We are so very proud of you!

SENIORS – Please check your emails! If you need mid-year reports sent out to your colleges/universities, there is a form that needs to be completed by MONDAY, Feb. 7!

Happy Reading!

OPEN HOUSE/COLLEGE FAIR

MIAMI DADE COLLEGE OPEN HOUSE

Thursday, February 24 5:30pm-7:00pm

MDC Kendall Campus

Building 6, room 6120 and Building 2 Breezeway

Participants will have the opportunity to apply to MDC and explore over 300 programs, attend information sessions, complete financial aid applications, and sign up for scholarship consideration.

NO LIMITS! HBCU VIRTUAL COLLEGE FAIR

Anthony Anderson will help kick off the week-long event with a cameo appearance and it will conclude with a wonderful student panel of current HBCU students!  No Limits HBCU College Fair will begin next Monday 2/7 and run throughout the week; over 20 HBCUs will be in attendance and you can find the links to their sessions on your SCOIR account or by visiting: http://studentservices.dadeschools.net/#!/fullWidth/3472

NATIONAL COLLEGE FAIR

Saturday, March 13, 2022, 12:00pm-4:00pm

Double Tree by Hilton Miami Airport & Convention Center

711 NW 72 AVE Miami, FL 33126

For more information: https://www.nacacfairs.org/attend/national-college-fairs/miami-national-college-fair/

ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS: 9TH – 11TH GRADE

NYAH FELLOWSHIP

2022 Global Experiential Leadership Fellowship

Nyahproject.org/apply

PRE-COLLEGE PROGRAMS:

TUFTS UNIVERSITY PRE-COLLEGE PROGRAMShttps://universitycollege.tufts.edu/high-school

Register to join the program directors and staff for an exclusive preview on 2/7/22 @6pm.

PREFACE PROGRAM AT RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE

DEADLINE TO APPLY: 4/15/22 AT 11:59PM

PREFACE is a summer program for talented students who have been historically under-represented in science, engineering, and the technological fields, and who express a strong, early interest in pursuing careers in these areas. This year’s program will take place virtually weekdays, Monday, June 27 through Tuesday, July 12, 2022 (12 days).
The PREFACE Program is for students who will be entering the 11th or 12th grade in the fall. Interested candidates should review the information on the PREFACE website and complete the online application.
Completed applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. ET on April 15, 2022. Notifications will be made to accepted students in early May.

STEVENS PRE-COLLEGE SUMMER 2022:

You can view our Pre-College offerings here. Each of our programs give students the opportunity to explore a college major and test drive the college experience. Our programs have been creatively designed by a world-class Stevens faculty member who is an expert in their field. Our goal is to get your students thinking strategically about their future!
If you would like to get a more in-depth look at what Stevens Pre-College Programs offer, click here!
March 1st 2022 is the priority deadline to apply to our Pre-College programs

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to call us at (201) 216-3683 or email summer@stevens.edu.
 

CARNEGIE MELLON

Carnegie Mellon Pre-College Programming Video

Carnegie Mellon’s Pre-College Programs mirror the undergraduate experience, giving rising juniors and seniors the opportunity to explore their interests and passions while receiving instruction from acclaimed Carnegie Mellon faculty and staff. We provide a holistic and robust student experience that includes academic and personal development both inside and outside of the classroom in order to prepare students for the future.

STANFORD PRE-COLLEGIATE STUDIES

DEADLINE TO APPLY: 3/25/22

Learn More

Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies strives to enhance the education of motivated, intellectually curious, pre-college students. This summer we are offering several online academic enrichment programs, and we hope you will share these programs with your students as they make plans for the summer.
Our programs feature a wide variety of disciplines—including business, computer science, humanities, math, science, social justice, and more—allowing students to investigate advanced topics beyond the typical high school curriculum. Students engage in discussion-based online classes with instructors who are scholars in their fields and passionate about teaching.
Please direct students to our website to learn more about our diverse program offerings. You can also share this digital flyer with your students at so they can explore our summer program opportunities.
Applications are now open, Financial aid is available.

BALL STATE INTERIOR DESIGN PROGRAM

www.bsu.edu/designforum

For the past twelve years Ball State’s Interior Design program has offered a high school Youth Interior Design Forum. This is a workshop experience where high school students of all levels learn about interior design in a hands-on way. The workshop explores fundamentals of 2D and 3D concepts, basic drawing and illustration skills, use of color and light effects, and how interior environments affect human behavior. At the end of the workshop, students have new friends, new perspectives, and a personal portfolio full of ideas!

UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO

Priority: March 9, 2022

summer.uchicago.edu 

The University of Chicago’s summer pre-college programs draw from the multidisciplinary emphasis and intellectual richness of the College’s Core curriculum. We offer a variety of courses in diverse subject areas and engagement levels that match any motivated high school student. For Summer 2022, we will host both residential programs and online courses.

SCHOLARSHIPS: 9TH – 12TH GRADE

HIGH SCHOOL POSTER CONTEST

DEADLINE: 2/17/22
High school students (only students living in the United States are eligible to enter) in grades 9 through 12 are invited to enter the annual Poster Contest for High School Students by creating a poster interpreting the theme “You Can Make a Difference”. Posters must be 16 x 20 inches in size and must illustrate the idea that one person can change the world for the better. Award: First Prize: 1,000; Second Prize: $500;
Third Prize: $250 and up to five Honorable Mentions of $100 each. If the poster was created digitally, submit it online as a .jpg file. If the poster was drawn, painted or hand-made, mail the poster to the address provided on the website.
APPLICATION: https://www.christophers.org/poster-contest
 

DOODLE FOR GOOGLE

DEADLINE: 2/26/22

Doodle for Google is an annual art contest open to students in grades K-12. Use your imagination to create a Google Doodle based on how you are uniquely strong. Students can work with any materials they want, but all doodles must be entered using the entry form. Parents and teachers can mail us the completed entry form or submit it online as a .png, or .jpg.

Awards: Five awards offered annually. The National Winner’s artwork will be displayed on Google.com for one day. Winner will also receive a $30,000 college scholarship, a $50,000 technology package for their school/non-profit organization, and fun Googley swag.

The four National Finalists, who do not become the National Winner, will have their doodles featured on the Doodle for Google gallery. Each National Finalist will receive a $5,000 scholarship, a Google hardware, and fun Googley swag.

All state and territory winners will have their doodles featured on the Doodle for Google gallery, Google hardware, and an assembly celebration at their school, as well as fun Googley swag.

Application: https://doodles.google.com/d4g/

VISIONARY SCHOLARSHIP

DEADLINE: 5/1/22

Don’t wait until the last minute – there is a registration process and materials are sent to the student to complete the application

APPLY HERE:  https://americancollegefoundation.org/college-planning-visionary-scholarship-details/

Applicant must be currently enrolled as a High School Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior and must be a United States citizen or eligible non-citizen. Financial need is NOT considered; all income levels are encouraged to apply.

Awards range from $1,000 to $5,000 each with multiple winners to be selected. Each award is a non-renewable, one-time award and is to be used exclusively to offset costs and fees related directly to the student’s first year of higher post-secondary education at an accredited institution of the student’s choosing within the US.

All components of the application must be received completely at the time of submission.  Applicant will NOT be notified of a partial and/or incomplete application.  All applications for the American College Foundation’s Visionary Scholarship Program will consist of:

  • Completed ACF Visionary Scholarship Application
  • Student’s most recent unofficial high school transcript
  • 500-word essay on “Why College is Important to Me”

SCHOLARSHIPS – SENIORS

FIU – MPAS SCHOLARSHIP

DEADLINE: 4/1/22

The Office of Social Justice and Inclusion is offering this need-based scholarship opportunity to first-time college students from Miami-Dade or Broward Counties. Applicants must meet the minimum criteria to be considered.

  • Complete General Application (Including Personal Statement & Resume)
  • Cumulative GPA 2.75 or higher
  • A resume highlighting high school involvement/leadership, community service experience, and awards/honors.
  • One signed and dated letter of recommendation, by a teacher/instructor, advisor or employer on official letterhead.
  • A two-page topic essay— Using the Office of Social Justice & Inclusion website (https://studentaffairs.fiu.edu/get-involved/social-justice-and-inclusion/) select one of our programs or services and describe how that program/service could impact your FIU college experience. (Typed, double-spaced, 10 or 12 pt. font with a 1-inch margin)
  • Submitted FASFA with FIU School Code (used to determine financial need)
  • Students with college credits (including dual enrollment, AP, or CLEP) cannot exceed 24 credits

Award: Varies

Supplemental Questions

  1. Essay- Using the Office of Social Justice & Inclusion website (osji.fiu.edu) select one of our programs or services and describe how that program/service could impact your FIU college experience.
  2. High School Name
  3. Race
  4. Country of Origin
  5. Please enter the name and e-mail of a guidance/cap counselor, teacher, principal or employer who can provide a recommendation letter on your behalf.

https://fiu.academicworks.com/opportunities/12702

KIWANIS CLUB OF KENDALL/SOUTH DADE FOUNDATION

DEADLINE: 5/6/22

Students must reside in Kendall/South Dade. Students must demonstration exceptional achievement in the areas of academic performance, leadership, school, community involvement and financial need.

There are 2 awards

(1)   1,000

(2)   1,200 for a Key Clubber from Coral Reef High School or Felix Varela High School.

Please see attached file for the application.

NAT MOORE SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: 2/28/22 @ 11:59PM

 Our Dade Partner, the Miami Dolphins is pleased to share application and enrollment information for the fifth annual Nat Moore Scholarship & Vocational Grant Endowment Program.

  • The program’s mission is to provide the youth of Broward, Miami-Dade, Monroe and Palm Beach counties with the financial resources needed to pursue avenues of education and training for employment readiness.
  • Guidelines for the scholarship and grant are below:
    • Nat Moore Scholarship – award amount $10,000 ($2,500 per year for four years)
      • Application deadline February 28, 2022 by 11:59 pm EST. No late submissions will be reviewed or accepted.
      • Must be a high school senior graduating from a Broward, Miami-Dade, Monroe or Palm Beach County high school  before June 2022.
      • Demonstrate financial need to attend college.
      • Minimum high school grade point average of 2.5 (on a 4.0 grade scale, excluding home studies).
    • Nat Moore Vocational Grant – maximum award amount $3,500 (towards cost of entire program)
      • Applicants must be between the ages of 18-24. If current or graduating high school senior, documentation is required.
      • Demonstrate financial need.
      • Grant Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Eligible students can apply for the scholarship and grant by visiting https://bit.ly/3GgQIZg

SIMON YOUTH FOUNDATION COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Deadline: 2/16/22 @ 11:59pm

Scholarship is available to high school seniors living near a Simon mall or in the surrounding communities (Many of our malls are Simon Properties https://www.simon.com/travel/miami-ft-lauderdale). Applicants must be legal U.S. residents and plan to enroll full time in an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational/technical school. Applicants are evaluated based on academic promise, financial need, written response, work experience and community/extracurricular involvement. Awards are for undergraduate study only. To apply, see the CAP Advisor or apply through the website.

Awards:
Scholarships in the amount of up to $1,500 (not renewable), one at each Simon center. The top-ranking
applicants in selected regions will be considered for the Award of Excellence and will receive up to $2,500 each year. Award of Excellence scholarships are renewable for up to three (3) years or until a bachelor’s or associate degree is obtained, whichever occurs first.

APPLICATION: https://www.syf.org/scholarships

MILITARY COMMANDER’S SCHOLARSHIP

DEADLINE: Postmarked by February 17, 2022 (or when 100 applications are received).

APPLICATION: https://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarships-by-type/military-scholarships/military-commanders-scholarship-fund/

Military Commanders’ Scholarship Fund
Applicants for this scholarship must be dependent children of select active duty, reserve, National Guard,
or retired members of the United States military who plan to continue their education in college.
Applicants must be high school seniors or graduates who have not attended college yet and plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two year or four-year college or university for the entire upcoming academic year and have a minimum 3.5 GPA, or the equivalent, at the time of application. Scholarship recipients are selected based on academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, statement of goals and aspirations, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an outside appraisal. Financial need will be considered. Recipients will be selected from a pool of qualified applicants with consideration given to those who demonstrate the greatest need. Awards: three awards ($5,000 each) will be given per branch of service (Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines, and Coast Guard). Awards are one time only, not renewable and for undergraduate study only.

THE VEGETARIAN RESOURCE GROUP COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS

DEADLINE: 2/20/22

Application: http://www.vrg.org/student/scholar.htm

The Vegetarian Resource Group awards this scholarship to graduating U.S. high school students who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities. Applicants must submit an essay addressing some questions such as: “How you promoted vegetarianism in your high school and/or community. Talk about your successes, challenges, and what you learned that you would do different, how you expect to promote vegetarianism in college and what are your future goals, your strengths and weaknesses”. Three or more recommendations (including from at least one teacher) must be submitted.


Applicants are judged on courage, compassion, and strong commitment to promoting peace through a vegan lifestyle. Three high school seniors graduating in spring 2022 will be awarded scholarships.

 Awards:
One award of $10,000 and two awards of $5,000.

RDEVIA SCHOLARSHIPS

DEADLINE: 2/22/22 AT 11:59PM

https://www.rdevia.org/rdeviaships

This year the organization is offering two scholarships to students who are at or will be attending an HBCU. The full information on two current “Rdeviaships” is located under the “What We Do” section of the website.  The two scholarships are the:

·         E. Renee Posey, Ed.D Award of Excellence ($500) – Class of 2022

·         Jarrod D. Benjamin Emerging Leaders Scholarship (Varies) – Current College-level young men who attend an HBCU located in Louisiana.

Everyone should click here to fill out an Interest Form! By filling out a form, you will receive exclusive updates on future scholarship opportunities. This is especially important if you don’t see a scholarship you qualify for this time.

2022 JEANETTA A. GILL SCHOLARSHIP

DEADLINE: 3/4/22

APPLICATION ATTACHED

The Gamma Zeta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. annually awards a four-year scholarship to a female of African American descent, who is expected to graduate from a high school in MiamiDade County with plans to attend a Historically Black College/University (HBCU).

Young ladies in the graduating senior class who excel in scholarship, leadership and service, and who possess good character with high ideals are urged to apply. Additionally, attendance at a Historically Black College/University (HBCU) is mandatory. The recipient forfeits the scholarship if she does not attend an HBCU.

Beginning in 2022, the scholarship will provide a yearly stipend of $2,500 for no more than four years with the check made payable to the recipient. Based upon the submission of a completed application by the stated deadline, applicants will be evaluated, and finalists will be interviewed.

Submissions must include each of the following: 

A one-page type written (double-spaced) essay addressing how your community service has impacted both you and your community.

A one-page type written biographical sketch (double-spaced) that highlights information about you, and your career/professional goals as a means of affording the sorority an opportunity to learn more about you.

·         Submit two (2) letters of recommendation from either of the individuals (family members may not make recommendations) listed on letterhead: FROM a teacher, a community leader or clergy person, OR a counselor or an administrator

·         Submit a letter verifying community service (from the individual responsible for supervising your service). The letter should include the type of community service performed, number of hours earned, and the impact of your volunteer work on the agency/organization and community.

·         Submit an official high school transcript (sealed from the Registrar’s office) with SAT or ACT test scores. Please include grades from the first semester of the current academic year.

·         Submit a clear, graduation photograph (HEADSHOT ONLY) of yourself with your full name printed on the back, no mechanical reproductions. Please send only photographs that portray you in a professional manner. Avoid poses featuring busy backgrounds or with hands or objects near the face. This picture will not be returned.

ALAN R. EPSTEIN REACH FOR THE STARS SCHOLARSHIP

DEADLINE: 4/30/22

Scholarship Portal.

The Epstein family established the Alan R. Epstein ‘Reach for the Stars’ Scholarship to honor the life of an outstanding young man who was tragically killed in an automobile accident. Scholarships are awarded to students who have overcome life’s obstacles.

This is one of the scholarships offered by The Miami Foundation and as such ALL scholarship opportunities offered by the Foundation use their new Universal Application through our online portal. The Universal Application is designed to help applicants find and apply for qualified scholarships. After submitting the Universal Application, the system will guide students through which scholarships they may be eligible for and what additional information or documents are required for each opportunity. Students can choose to apply or decline each scholarship they are eligible for. Each scholarship’s guidelines and application can be accessed here.  

Here is the Scholarship Online Portal User Guide with instructions to help students get started. Students can watch a video tutorial on how to apply by clicking here.

The Alan R. Epstein ‘Reach for the Stars’ Scholarship is accessible through our Scholarship Portal. After filling out The Miami Foundation Universal Scholarship Application 2022 on the portal, you will be directed to provide additional information for this opportunity if you are eligible.

Download the guidelines to learn more.

GIVE KIDS A CHANCE SCHOLARSHIP

DEADLINE: 4/30/22 @4:00PM

Scholarship Portal.

The Give Kids a Chance Scholarship was established by Brian McDonough, Esq. to support children of lower-income families. Scholarships are awarded to high school seniors desiring to continue their education but need additional financial assistance to do so. Recipients are eligible for additional awards given they maintain full-time status and meet academic requirements.

This is one of the scholarships offered by The Miami Foundation and as such ALL scholarship opportunities offered by the Foundation use their new Universal Application through our online portal. The Universal Application is designed to help applicants find and apply for qualified scholarships. After submitting the Universal Application, the system will guide students through which scholarships they may be eligible for and what additional information or documents are required for each opportunity. Students can choose to apply or decline each scholarship they are eligible for. Each scholarship’s guidelines and application can be accessed here.  

The Give Kids a Chance Scholarship is accessible through our Scholarship Portal. After filling out The Miami Foundation Universal Scholarship Application 2022 on the portal, you will be directed to provide additional information for this opportunity if you are eligible.

Download the required Parental / Legal Guardian Form. You will need to complete and upload this form to your Give Kids a Chance Scholarship application.  Download the guidelines to learn more.

JUDGE SIDNEY M. ARONOVITZ MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

DEADLINE: 4/30/22 @4:00PM

Scholarship Portal.

The Aronovitz Family partnered with The Miami Foundation to honor the memory of the late Judge Sidney M. Aronovitz. Judge Aronovitz stood as an example for the community, excelling in his chosen profession and always thinking of those less fortunate than himself. Scholarships are awarded to Miami-Dade County minority students planning to continue their education through the university-level and pursue a career related to the legal field or social-justice issues.

The Judge Sidney M. Aronovitz Memorial Scholarship is accessible through our Scholarship Portal. After filling out The Miami Foundation Universal Scholarship Application 2022 on the portal, you will be directed to provide additional information for this opportunity if you are eligible. 

This is one of the scholarships offered by The Miami Foundation and as such ALL scholarship opportunities offered by the Foundation use their new Universal Application through our online portal. The Universal Application is designed to help applicants find and apply for qualified scholarships. After submitting the Universal Application, the system will guide students through which scholarships they may be eligible for and what additional information or documents are required for each opportunity. Students can choose to apply or decline each scholarship they are eligible for. Each scholarship’s guidelines and application can be accessed here.  

Download the guidelines to learn more.

ORTEGA FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

DEADLINE: 4/30/22

Scholarship Portal.

The Ortega Foundation established The Ortega Foundation Scholarship Program in honor of its founder Jose Antonio Ortega, Sr. Jose Antonio strongly believed in giving academically accomplished individuals the opportunity to pursue a college education. Scholarships are awarded to Miami-Dade County high school seniors with a GPA of 3.5 or above.

The Ortega Foundation Scholarship is accessible through our Scholarship Portal. After filling out The Miami Foundation Universal Scholarship Application 2022 on the portal, you will be directed to provide additional information for this opportunity if you are eligible.

This is one of the scholarships offered by The Miami Foundation and as such ALL scholarship opportunities offered by the Foundation use their new Universal Application through our online portal. The Universal Application is designed to help applicants find and apply for qualified scholarships. After submitting the Universal Application, the system will guide students through which scholarships they may be eligible for and what additional information or documents are required for each opportunity. Students can choose to apply or decline each scholarship they are eligible for. Each scholarship’s guidelines and application can be accessed here. 

Download the guidelines to learn more.

THE GARCIA PERSEVRANCE SCHOLARSHIP

DEADLINE: 3/4/22

Apply

This four-year scholarship is given annually to a student(s) who has overcome a hardship or series of difficulties in their life and has had to persevere in order to attend an institution of higher learning. The Scholarship was established in 2015 by the late Carlos F. Garcia and Debbie Garcia La Rocca. Recognizing the importance of higher education, the Garcia family established the Garcia Perseverance Scholarship Fund to help our community’s best and brightest achieve their dreams of higher education.

The Garcia Perseverance Scholarship is designed as a supplemental scholarship that will help recipients attending state schools in Florida fill unmet financial needs.

The value of the 4-year Scholarship is $4,000 over the course of 4 years. The scholarship is distributed in $1,000 installments per year for 4 years.  Scholarship checks are sent directly from the Coral Gables Community Foundation to the bursar’s office of the recipient’s college or university.

Scholarship Requirements:

  • Intend to study full time at a state school in Florida
  • Have an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Attend a public or private high school in Miami-Dade County
  • Experienced and overcome a hardship in his/her life

KEYDYK FAMILY TRUST MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP

DEADLINE: 3/4/22

Apply

Named after long serving Commissioner William H. Kerdyk, Sr. and continued by his family, this scholarship fund was established at the Coral Gables Community Foundation and applicants should be honored for consideration of this award. Bill Kerdyk, Sr. had a love of music he shared with his own children and established this scholarship fund to help students who also have a love of music.

This scholarship is given annually to a graduating senior who has shown an interest in music during his/her high school years. Overall academic success, a love for music and an intention to study music are factors in the evaluation process.

Scholarship Requirements:

  • An applicant’s desire to study music in college and/or pursue a career in music will be weighed heavily
  • Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Applicants who are Coral Gables residents or attend high school in Coral Gables will be weighed heavily

The value of the scholarship is $1,000-$2,000 for one year. Checks are sent directly from the Coral Gables Community Foundation to the bursar’s office of the recipient’s college or university.

THE DAVE RAGAN JR MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

DEADLINE: 3/4/22

Apply

The Dave Ragan Jr. Memorial Scholarship provides college tuition assistance to a graduating senior who has shown in interest in golf during his/her high school years. Overall academic success, a love for golf and an intention to play golf at the collegiate level are factors in the selection process.
 The Dave Ragan Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund was established by Dave Ragan III, Head Golf Professional at Deering Bay Yacht & Country Club in his father’s memory to support youth development and educational opportunities through golf.

The value of the Scholarship is a minimum of $500, but the amount varies from year-to-year. Scholarship checks are sent directly from the Coral Gables Community Foundation to the bursar’s office of the recipient’s college or university.

Scholarship Requirements:

·         Applicants must intend to play golf in college.

·         Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher

·         Attends public or private high school in Miami-Dade County, Florida or Jefferson County, Alabama

·         Recipients must possess a financial need

FOUNDATION FOR FRATERNAL EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIP

DEADLINE: 4/1/00

Foundation for Fraternal Excellence Application

The scholarship is designed to identify and reward outstanding high school seniors who have demonstrated an ability to excel in the fields of academics, extra-curricular school activities, and community involvement. The scholarship is available to any male, graduating senior from an accredited high school who is enrolling in a four-year undergraduate college program that commences in the fall. The scholarship is awarded through the Foundation for Fraternal Excellence, a registered 501(c)3 organization. Current or future membership in a fraternity is not required.

REQUIREMENTS:

·         Must be a graduating high school senior in the United States

·         Must identify as male

FOOT LOCKER ASSOCIATE SCHOLARSHIP

DEADLINE: 2/11/22

https://www.flscholarship.com/

Scholarship Description: Each year, the Foot Locker Foundation awards one-year scholarships of $5,000 to Foot Locker, Inc. associates who demonstrate unique personal passion at work, in the classroom, and in their communities. In addition, one winner will be selected to receive an additional $5,000 award (for a total of $10,000) for the Ken C. Hicks Scholarship award, in honor of our former chairman and CEO. Whether you are an associate starting college in the fall, pursuing a graduate degree, applying for a certificate program, or going back to school to continue your education, the Foot Locker Foundation wants to help you achieve your career aspirations!

Judging Criteria Applicants will be judged based on whether they:

  • Embody strong moral character. Associate Scholarship Recipients are trusted and respected members of their workplace, schools, and communities and have built long-term relationships with other co-workers, students, and community members.
  • Are confident and passionate leaders. They are enthusiastic leaders who take on challenges for the greater good and commit themselves to their passions and causes.
  • Are committed to learning and pursuing excellence. Foot Locker Associate Scholarship Recipients are intellectually curious, set high academic goals for themselves, and excel in their work and/or studies.
  • Are devoted to giving back to their community and their team. They are committed to their communities through volunteerism or other involvement, dedicated to improving the lives of others and the success of people around them.
  • Come from diverse backgrounds. Foot Locker Associate Scholarship recipients have unique life stories, are from different places, have varied academic ambitions, and play a wide range of sports.
  • Embody Foot Locker’s values. Foot Locker Associate Scholarship Recipients uphold our Company’s seven core values – Integrity, Leadership, Excellence, Service, Teamwork, Innovation and Community and demonstrate a deep passion for what they do each and every day:
    • Personal Passion – Passion for developing oneself as a leader; striving to reach one’s fullest potential
    • People Passion – Passion for developing and contributing to others, the team, and organization
    • Business Passion – Passion for developing the business, achieving objectives now and in the future

Phases of the Program – Applications – The application is open to eligible applicants from December 14 through February 11, 2022 at 11:59 PM EST. – Selection – A panel of scholarship experts will review all applications based on the judging criteria. – Announcement – Foot Locker scholarship committee will select and announce the final 30 Foot Locker Associate Scholarship winners in April / May 2022.

SALLIE MAE’S BRIDGING THE DREAM SCHOLARSHIP

DEADLINE: 2/28/22

www.salliemae.com/landing/bridging-the-dream.

The Sallie Mae Fund will award (25) $10,000 scholarships to high school seniors who plan to enroll in a two- or four-year degree professional certificate, or vocational training program. Seniors who excel inside and outside of the classroom and demonstrate financial need can apply

FLORIDA ENGINEERING FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS

DEADLINE: 2/11/22

APPLICATION: https://www.fleng.org/page/Scholarships

Florida Engineering Foundation, Inc. (FES) funds $36,000 in scholarships for this year for students
interested in pursuing careers in engineering. All scholarships are merit based.

Applicants must be high school seniors, will graduate from a FL school, be citizens or permanent residents (green card holders) of the United States, have at least a 3.5 grade point average, attain a minimum test score on the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), or the American College Testing Program (ACT) and be enrolled in an engineering program accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).

Awards: Six awards of $3,000 each annually, non-renewable.

Awards: Four awards of $3,000 each annually, non-renewable.
 

AMERICAN COUNCIL OF THE BLIND (ACB) SCHOLARSHIP

DEADLINE: 2/14/22

APPLICATION: https://acb.org/scholarships

The American Council of the Blind has a great opportunity for students who are legally blind to earn a
scholarship, whether they are going to a technical college, who are entering freshmen, undergraduate or graduate students. To be eligible for a scholarship, the applicants need to be legally blind, maintain a 3.0 GPA, be a full-time student (as well as students who work 32 or more hours per week and attend college part time), and be involved in their school/local community. Certification of legal blindness from an ophthalmologist, optometrist, or physician, two letters of recommendation and proof of acceptance from a post-secondary school are required. Awards: scholarships range from $2,000 to $7,500.

ITE DIVERSITY SCHOLARS PROGRAM

DEADLINE: 3/15/22

https://www.ite.org/membership/diversity-scholars-program/

The purpose of this program is to increase underrepresented populations participation in the transportation profession by supporting increased diversity at the undergraduate level.  Diversity in transportation is critical as practitioners seek to fully understand the transportation needs of communities in the development of equitable mobility improvements to many areas of our society.

Understanding that success at the university level, in particular for first generation college students, requires a multi-faceted approach, there are four cornerstones to this program:

·         Financial support (a total of up to $20,000 in scholarship support: up to $4000 annually per student for up to 5 years of undergraduate enrollment)

·         ITE Student Chapter engagement

·         Mentoring

·         Internship Opportunities

·         Eligibility Requirements

The following criteria must be met by the high school or community college applicant and maintained by the undergraduate student:

·         United States high school or community college student of African-American; Native American, Alaskan, and Hawaiian; or Hispanic/Latino heritage

·         United States citizen or lawful permanent resident of the United States

·         Intended or declared major in transportation engineering, planning, or a related field,

·         Full-time enrollment or intended enrollment at an accredited college or university with an ITE student chapter,

·         Good academic standing

·         Minimum high school grade point average of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale),

·         Additional preferences:

·         First generation college student (neither parent received a baccalaureate degree),

·         Low household income – applicants that are eligible for Pell Grants will be given priority, but those not eligible for Pell Grants will still be considered

How to Apply – Apply to become a 2022 Diversity Scholar.