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American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Scholarship: AICPA Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students
Amount: $1,500-$5,000 each
Award details: Renewal scholarship awards to outstanding undergraduate and graduate minority accounting students who wish to pursue the CPA Exam license. Visit www.aicpa.org/members/div/career/mini/smas.htm for additional eligibility and application information.
Scholarship: AICPA John L. Carey Scholarship
Amount: $5,000 each
Award details: Up to ten scholarships are awarded annually to liberal arts degree holders who are entering a graduate program in accounting. Visit ceae.aicpa.org/Resources/Scholarships+and+Awards/ for eligibility and application information.
Scholarship: AICPA/Accountemps Student Scholarship
Amount: $2,500 each
Award details: Five awards are granted annually to undergraduate or master’s level accounting, finance or information systems majors. Visit ceae.aicpa.org/Resources/Scholarships+and+Awards/ for eligibility and application information.
KFC Colonel’s Scholars
Amount: Value up to $20,000 over four years.
Award details: For high school seniors with financial need, perseverance and entrepreneurial spirit. Award is $5,000 per year for tuition, fees, textbooks, room and board.
For more info: www.kfcscholars.org
Scholarship: Scholarship for Left Handed People
Award details: Scholarship Deadline is June 1, 2010. Open to any left-handed student that plans to pursue an undergraduate degree from an accredited U.S. college or university. This scholarship is open to first-year or transfer students who have not yet enrolled in the college they hope to attend and will begin their first semester on or before October of 2011. Applicants must have a combined household income of less than $100,000. A written or video essay answering these questions is required: "What is the biggest challenge you face in earning a college degree? What can colleges and universities do to help you overcome this challenge and encourage others with similar challenges to further their education?"
For more info: www.myUsearch.com/scholarships
Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC)
Amount: Up to $180,000
Award details: A scholarship worth up to $180,000 to cover things like tuition, fees and books at more than 160 top colleges and universities around the country, as well as a monthly stipend for living expenses. Pursue degrees in fields such as engineering, nursing, and natural science and graduate as a Navy Officer.
For more info: 1-800-NAV-ROTC, http://www.navy.com/benefits/education/nrotc/
Scholarship: Navy - Baccalaureate Degree Completion Program (BDCP)
Amount: Up to $155,000
Award details: Potentially receive up to $155,000 in financial assistance through the Baccalaureate Degree Completion Program (BDCP). Students who qualify can get regular monthly income from $2,376 to $4,300 for up to three years prior to graduation. The amount includes a generous military salary and food allowance, plus a housing allowance that is based upon the location of the school attended. BDCP enables you to get the most out of college life—no loans, no part-time jobs, no uniforms and no military service until you graduate. Then, you step right into a leadership role as a respected Navy Officer—in exciting Officer career fields ranging from engineering to intelligence to public affairs.
For more info: 1-800 USA-NAVY, http://www.navy.com/careers/officer/
Scholarship: Navy - Nuclear Propulsion Officer Candidate (NUPOC)
Amount: Up to $150,000
Award details: If accepted into the Navy Nuclear Propulsion Officer Candidate (NUPOC) program, you can take advantage of financial support of up to $150,000 and start receiving this funding up to 30 months prior to college graduation. Potentially receive a monthly salary and housing allowance that ranges from $2,990 to $5,000 (housing allowance may vary depending upon location, and the length of the offer depends upon the career area you plan to enter). Then once out of school, you’ll have a position waiting as a respected professional and Navy Officer affiliated with one of the most accomplished nuclear programs on earth.
For more information: 1-800 USA-NAVY, http://www.navy.com/nuclear/program/
Red Penguin Athletics
Award details: For a student who has shown overall excellence in their academic accomplishments.
Scholarship: Community Service
Award details: For a student who has gone above and beyond the “typical” high school community service requirement.