College of Natural Resources, UC Berkeley

Scholarships Newsletter 1/25/10

January 28, 2010

INFORMATION SESSIONS

The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program (SURF)
The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship program (SURF) is designed to allow Berkeley undergraduates in the College of Letters and Science to spend the summer doing concentrated research in preparation for a senior thesis or another major capstone research project. In Summer 2009 fellows will receive a $3,500 summer stipend, which is intended to cover basic living expenses for two months. Students with need-based financial aid may be eligible for additional funds.

2010 SURF information sessions: a basic question and answer session about the SURF program and the application process. Don't wait! It is to your advantage to come to an early session so you can map out your application tasks. The deadline is March 15, 2010.

Next information session:
Friday, January 29th, 1-2 p.m., 344 Campbell Hall
Thursday, February 4th, 2-3 p.m., 344 Campbell Hall
Tuesday, February 9th, 4-6p.m., 344 Campbell Hall

http://research.berkeley.edu/surf/SURFinfo.html

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Judith Lee Stronach Baccalaureate Prize
The Stronach Baccalaureate Prize supports intellectual and creative pursuits that heighten awareness of issues of social consciousness and the public good. The award gives bright, ambitious students the opportunity to extend and reflect upon their undergraduate work at Berkeley by undertaking a special project after their graduation. Several prizes may be awarded this year, each in an amount up to $25,000, designed to cover project costs and living expenses for a period of up to one year. Proposals for humanistic projects involving the arts, humanities, social, or natural sciences are welcome. The 2010 Prize is open to Berkeley graduates of the College of Letters and Sciences who receive their degree in Fall 2009, Spring 2010, or Summer 2010.

The deadline for applications is Monday, March 1, 2010.

For more information, come to an information session:
Thursday, January 28th, 1-2 pm in 344 Campbell
Friday, February 5th, 2-3 pm in 344 Campbell

http://research.berkeley.edu/stronach/

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SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

An information session on the John Gardner Fellowship for Public Service will be held Thursday, January 28, at 7:30 pm in Morgan 101.

The Gardner fellowship is given each year to three graduating seniors to support a 10-month fellowship in public service. Current fellows are working in the White House, State Department and non-profit organizations.

Campus Deadline: Wednesday, February 24, 2010

For more information contact:
Peter Hanson
Program Administrator
Institute of Governmental Studies John Gardner Fellowship Program
131 Moses Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720-2730
Phone: 510-643-9402
Email: phanson@berkeley.edu
Website: http://www.igs.berkeley.edu/programs/gardner/

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THE NEW LEADER SCHOLARSHIP FOR UPPER DIVISION STUDENTS
The scholarship fund is committed to supporting financially disadvantaged students, recent immigrants, and people of color who have demonstrated leadership and a commitment to community service with scholarships of up to $7,000 per year.

The scholarship also provides mentoring, career guidance, and up to $1,500 for application to graduate school. Students much have a minimum 3.5 GPA and are planning to pursue advanced education in social and human services, health related fields, public interest law or public service, and demonstrate financial need.

LEARN how to apply for the scholarship—deadline for submission is March 15, 2010
WHEN: Thursday, February 11th at 3 PM, Room 105 Cesar E. Chavez Student Center

For more information contact: Eva Rivas erivas@berkeley.edu (510) 643-5740

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Teach For America is the national corps of outstanding recent college graduates and professionals - of all majors, backgrounds, and career interests - who commit to teach for two years in urban and rural public schools and become lifelong leaders in expanding educational opportunity. This year, 7,300 corps members are teaching in 35 regions across the country while 17,000 Teach For America alumni continue working from inside and outside the field of education for the fundamental changes necessary to ensure educational excellence and equity.


Please join us for a virtual information session for students in the Bay Area, and learn how you can make an immediate difference in the lives of your students.

Date: Tuesday, February 2
Time: 7:30-8:30 p.m.

Sign-up here: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/268029152
FINAL Application Deadline: Friday, February 19th, 2010

Full salary and benefits. All majors and professional experiences. To learn more, visit www.teachforamerica.org or contact admissions@teachforamerica.org.

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PRESTIGIOUS SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

DONALD A. STRAUSS SCHOLARSHIP
The Donald A. Strauss Scholarship allows full-time college juniors to pursue a public service project during their senior year by providing $10,000 for educational expenses. The project may be a new undertaking or an extension of the recipient's current activities. Applicants must be in the upper third of their class (typically a minimum 3.3 GPA) and plan to devote a significant part of their lives to public service. The Strauss Foundation will award at least fifteen

scholarships in 2010 that can be used to pay for tuition, fees, books, room and board, and at the recipient's option, for some of the costs of the public service project.

Application Deadline: Noon February 10, 2010.

For more information contact Alicia Hayes at scholarships@learning.berkeley.edu or 643-6929. Or visit http://scholarships.berkeley.edu/prestigious.php?scholarship=strauss

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MORRIS K. UDALL SCHOLARSHIP
The Morris K. Udall Scholarship provides up to $5,000 for educational expenses to sophomores and juniors who either 1) study the environment and related fields; or 2) are Native Americans or

Alaska Natives in fields related to health care or tribal public policy. The Udall Foundation seeks outstanding students who demonstrate, through their areas of study and public service activities, a commitment to and potential for making significant contributions in their fields. U.C Berkeley can nominate up to six students.

Application Deadline: February 11, 2010.

For more information contact Alicia Hayes at scholarships@learning.berkeley.edu or 643-6929. Or visit http://scholarships.berkeley.edu/prestigious.php?scholarship=udall

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BEINECKE SCHOLARSHIP
The prestigious Beinecke Brothers Memorial Scholarship provides $34,000 to juniors planning to pursue graduate study in the arts, humanities, or social sciences. Recipients will receive $4,000 prior to entering graduate school and $15,000 per year for the first two years of graduate study. Students must apply as juniors.

Application Deadline: February 10, 2010.

For more information contact Alicia Hayes at scholarships@learning.berkeley.edu or 643-6929. Or visit http://scholarships.berkeley.edu/prestigious.php?scholarship=beinecke

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*ALLIANCE/MERCK CIENCA (SCIENCE) HISPANIC SCHOLARS PROGRAM awards $2,000 scholarships to Hispanic students in majoring in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Application Deadline: February 15, 2010.

*AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY SCHOLARS PROGRAM provides merit- and need-based scholarships to African American, Hispanic/Latino, and American Indian students with outstanding academic records who plan to pursue careers in chemically-related sciences (aside from medicine). Application Deadline: March 1, 2010.

*AMERICAN COUNCIL OF ENGINEERING COMPANIES (ACEC) SCHOLARSHIPS FOUNDATION awards scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $7,500 each to deserving college students. Application Deadline: February 26, 2010

* AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS SCHOLARSHIPS FOR MINORITY ACCOUNTING STUDENTS awards merit- and need-based scholarships of up to $5,000 for outstanding African American, Native American, Alaskan Native, Hispanic, or Pacific Islander accounting students who show potential to become CPAs. Application Deadline: March 15, 2010

*AMERICAN PUBLIC POWER ASSOCIATION (DEED) STUDENT RESEARCH GRANTS are intended to promote the involvement of students studying in energy-related disciplines in the public power industry. Application Deadline: February 15, 2010.

*ASSOCIATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROFESSIONALS (AEP) SCHOLARSHIP awards $2,000 to students who are planning to engage in a career in the environmental field. Application Deadline: March 15, 2010.

*ELLA LYMAN CABOT TRUST GRANTS in the amount of $7,000 to 12,000, support strategic, meaningful projects that will help others. Application Deadline: February 15, 2010.

*CALIFORNIA FARM BUREAU SCHOLARSHIP of up to $2,750 was organized to give aid to students with a desire to pursue a career in the agricultural industry. Application Deadline: March 1, 2010.

*CALIFORNIA -HAWAII ELKS MAJOR PROJECT, INC. Undergraduate Scholarship Program for Students with Disabilities awards up to $2,000s as a financial needs based and academic use scholarship. Application Deadline: March 15, 2010.

* CALIFORNIA JUDICIAL ADMINISTRATION FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM offers internships in the California judiciary branch. Fellows also complete 12 units of graduate course work at California State University, Sacramento. Application Deadline: February 24, 2010.

*CALIFORNIA SENATE FELLOWS PROGRAM offers college graduates interested in public policy and politics paid, full-time legislative staff experience for 11 months in the State Capitol. Application Deadline: February 24, 2010.

*CALIFORNIA STRAWBERRY GROWERS’ SCHOLARSHIP FUND was established to provide continuing scholarships to students who received first year scholarships from the California Strawberry Scholarship Program. Application Deadline: March 12, 2010.

* CHEMISTRY UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP (CHEM-SURF) in the amount of $3,500 helps students fully develop the knowledge and skills that will propel them into graduate studies or careers in the field of chemistry. Application Deadline: March 8, 2010.

*CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS FOUNDATION'S CONGRESSIONAL INTERNSHIP PROGRAM offers a stipend and a 9-week program that occurs during the summer. College undergraduates learn about the legislative and administrative processes of congressional offices. Application Deadline: March 5, 2010.

*DAUGHTERS OF THE REVOLUTION (DAR) SCHOLARSHIPS awards scholarships to qualified applicants regardless of race, religion, sex or national origin. Application Deadline: February 15, 2010.

*CLARK DEHAVEN SCHOLARSHIPS are intended to encourage student commitments to careers in food service professions or research, or a related field of study. Application Deadline: February 15, 2010.

*ENGLISH-SPEAKING UNION SCHOLARSHIPS of $20,000 assist students beginning a one- or two-year graduate program at a British university. Application Deadline: February 19, 2010.

*FINANCIAL AID SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM OF MILLS-PENINSULA offers financial assistance to students in certain health care related fields. Application Deadline: February 28, 2010.

*FUND FOR THEOLOGICAL EDUCATION provides an award of $2,000 to college juniors and seniors considering a career in ministry. Application Deadline: March 15, 2010.

*JOHN GARDNER FELLOWSHIP of $27,500 allows seniors to work in a U.S. government or non-profit agency of their choice for ten months. Application Deadline: February 24, 2010.

*GAY AND LESBIAN ARMENIAN SOCIETY (GALAS) SCHOLARSHIP awards $1,000 to all college students of Armenian descent and who are actively involved in an organization that benefits the GLBT community. Application Deadline: February 28, 2010.

*GOOGLE HISPANIC COLLEGE FUND offers funds to students studying computer science or computer engineering. Application Deadline: February 16, 2010.

*FRANK L. GREATHOUSE GOVERNEMENT ACCOUNTING SCHOLARSHIP of $3,500 is available for award to one or more undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in full-time study preparing for a career in state and local government finance. Application Deadline: March 5, 2010.

*BOBETTE BIBO GUGLIOTTA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FOR CREATIVE WRITING offers $2,000 to an undergraduate student who is a graduate of a high school in San Mateo County or northern Santa Clara County. Application Deadline: February 24, 2010.

*ROBERT AND COLLEEN HAAS SCHOLARS PROGRAM funds up to $12,600 for undergraduate independent research, field-study or creative projects in any major or discipline. Scholars also participate in an interdisciplinary intellectual community that supports their research/creative work. Application Deadline: February 16, 2010.

*SAMUEL HUNTINGTON PUBLIC SERVICE FELLOWSHIP AWARD OF $10,000 awards recipients to engage in meaningful public service. Application Deadline: February 15, 2010.

*INSTITUTE FOR INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC POLICY offers different fellowship components for minority students who have a 3.2 GPA and are seriously interested in international studies. Application Deadline: March 15, 2010.

*JVS SCHOLARSHIP FUND provides an award to Jewish students who permanently reside in Los Angeles County with need-based financial aid. Application Deadline: March 13, 2010.

*LESLIE LIPSON SCHOLARSHIP AND PRIZE is intended to encourage undergraduates in the study of humanistic values and the means to carry them out. Application Deadline: March 12, 2010.

*JAMES MADISON MEMORIAL FELLOWSHIPS of $24,000 award senior applicants with a demonstrated commitment to a career in teaching American history, American government, or social studies at the secondary school level. Application Deadline: March 1, 2010.

*MARGARET MCNAMARA MEMORIAL FUND GRANTS of $11,000 support the education of women from developing countries during their studies in the United States. Application Deadline: February 18, 2010.

*MARIN EDUCATION FUND UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM provides financial support to Marin County residents with demonstrated financial need who have the perseverance to graduate from college and accomplish their educational goals. Application Deadline: March 2, 2010.

*MINORITY SCIENCE WRITERS INTERNSHIP offers awards to upper division undergraduate or graduate students who is studying public administration, (governmental) accounting, finance, political science, economics or business administration. Application Deadline: March 1, 2010.

*NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM supports undergraduates from disadvantaged backgrounds who are truly committed to pursuing careers in basic science and health-related research. Application Deadline: February 28, 2010.

*NATIONAL ITALIAN AMERICAN FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP awards scholarships and grants to outstanding students during the summer for the next academic year. Application Deadline: March 15, 2010.

*NATIONAL SOCIETY OF ACCOUNTANTS (NSA) SCHOLARSHIPS assists high-achieving students who are committed to pursuing accounting careers. Application Deadline: March 10, 2010.

*NEW LEADER SCHOLARSHIP OF THE GOLDMAN FAMILY FUND awards $7,000 to juniors and seniors majoring in either the social sciences, human services, or health-related fields Application Deadline: March 15, 2010.

*JEANETTE RANKIN FOUNDATION GRANTS awards $2,000 grants to women who have a vision of how their education will benefit themselves, their families, and their communities. Application Deadline: March 1, 2010.

*ROTARY FOUNDATION AMBASSADORIAL SCHOLARSHIPS provides funding for study in another country. Application Deadline: March 6, 2010

*J.W. SAXE MEMORIAL PRIZE awards $2,000 scholarships dedicated to recognizing the Hispanic/Latino culture and the education of Hispanic/Latino youth. Application Deadline: March 15, 2010.

*SILICON VALLEY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS of $1,000-$10,000 have been established by generous local individuals, corporations or organizations to assist students with their educational pursuits. Application Deadline: February 24, 2010.

*SOCIETY OF EXPLORATION GEOPHYSICISTS (SEG) FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS are awarded to students majoring in geophysics or related science, directed toward a career in exploration geophysics. Application Deadline: March 1, 2010.

*STATE OF CALIFORNIA EXECUTIVE FELLOWSHIPS offers fellowships of $1,972/month for college graduates who desire to learn hands-on experience with the legislative process and providing research and assistance to the Senate. Application Deadline: February 24,2010.

*STATESIDE SPOUSE EDUCATION ASSISTANCE SCHOLARSHIP is a need-based education assistance program designed to provide spouses of active duty and retired Army Soldiers and widows(ers) of Army Soldiers with financial assistance in pursuing educational goals. Application Deadline: March 1, 2010.

*JUDITH LEE STRONACH BACCALAUREATE PRIZE supports intellectual and creative pursuits that heighten awareness of issues of social consciousness and the public good and provides $25,000 for their contribution. Application Deadline: March 1, 2010.

*SUMMER UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS (SURF) are designed to allow Berkeley undergraduates in the College of Letters and Science to spend two full summer months doing concentrated research in preparation for a senior thesis or another major capstone research project. Application Deadline: March 15, 2010.

*JESSE MARVIN UNRUH ASSEMBLY FELLOWSHIPS offers $1,972/month to gain experience and knowledge of government processes while serving as full-time professional legislative staff in Sacramento. Application Deadline: February 24, 2010.

MG JAMES URSANO SCHOLARSHIP FUND offers $700 to $1,800 to assist Army families with the costs of post secondary undergraduate level education, vocational training, and preparation for acceptance by service academies for their dependent children. Application Deadline: March 10, 2010.

*USA FUNDS ACCESS TO EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIPS offers several awards of $1,500 to undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate a need for financial aid. Application Deadline: February 15, 2010.

*WILDLIFE LEADERSHIP AWARDS is a wildlife conservation organization whose mission is to ensure the future of elk, other wildlife, and their habitat. Application Deadline: March 1, 2010.

*WOODS HOLE OCEANOGRAPHIC INSTITUTION FELLOWSHIPS AND TRAINEES gives awards to undergraduates studying in any of the fields of sciences or engineering with at least a tentative interest in the sciences, oceanographic engineering, mathematics, or marine policy. Application Deadline: February 15, 2010.

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ALLIANCE/MERCK CIENCA (SCIENCE) HISPANIC SCHOLARS PROGRAM
The Alliance/Merck Ciencia (Science) Hispanic Scholars Program is a partnership to improve Hispanic student access to higher education and degrees in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

Application Deadline: February 15, 2010.
Award Amount: $2,000

To be eligible, you must
*majoring in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)
*be of Hispanic descent (open to AB540 students)

Applications available online at http://www.alliancescholars.org/applications/

For further information and submission requirements, contact
Marcela Gaitán, Senior Policy Advisor
The National Alliance for Hispanic Health Center for Science and Policy
1501 16th Street, NW
WashingtonD.C. 20036-1401
Website: http://www.allianceschol ars.org/applications/

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AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY SCHOLARS PROGRAM
These merit- and need-based scholarships are awarded to African American, Hispanic/Latino, and American Indian students with outstanding academic records who plan to pursue careers in chemically-related sciences (aside from medicine). Students planning careers in medicine or pharmacy are not eligible. The scholarships can be renewed for up to four years.

Application Deadline: March 1, 2010
Award Amount: $2,500-$3,000

To be eligible, you must:
*be African America, Latino, Native American
*be majoring in the chemically related sciences

Applications available online at http://portal.acs.org/portal/acs/corg/content?_nfpb=true&_pageLabel=PP_TRANSITIONMAIN&node_id=1234&use_sec=false&sec_url_var=region1

For further information and submission requirements, contact
Robert Hughes
ACS Scholars Program
American Chemical Society ACS Scholars Program/Department of Minority Affairs
1155 16th Street, NW
WashingtonDC 20036
scholars@acs.org

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AMERICAN COUNCIL OF ENGINEERING COMPANIES (ACEC) SCHOLARSHIP
ACEC
California's Scholarship and Education Foundation gives a number of scholarships to students who are enrolled full-time in a California college or University who wish to pursue a career in consulting engineering or land surveying.

Applications Deadline: February 26, 2010.
Award Amount: $1,000-$7,500

To be eligible, you must:
* be interested in the possibility of pursuing a career in consulting engineering or land surveying.

Applications available online at http://www.acec-ca.org/?pid=19

For further information and submission requirements, contact
Monica Laplander
ACEC California
1303 J Street, Suite 450

Sacramento, CA 95814
916-441-7991

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AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS SCHOLARSHIPS FOR MINORITY ACCOUNTING STUDENTS
The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants awards merit- and need-based scholarships of up to $5,000 for outstanding accounting students who show potential to become CPAs. African American, Native American, Alaskan Native, Hispanic, or Pacific Islander students may apply.

Application Deadline: March 15, 2010.
Award Amount: $1,500-$5,000

To be eligible, you must:
*a declared accounting major with at least 6 units of completed accounting courses.
*African American, Hispanic, Pacific Islander, Native American, Alaskan Native

Applications available online at https://www.scholarshipprograms.org/aicpa/

For further information and submission requirements, contact
Minority Scholarships Program American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
1211 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036-8775
212-596-6270
https://www.scholarshipprograms.org/aicpa/

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AMERICAN PUBLIC POWER ASSOCIATION (DEED) STUDENT RESEARCH GRANTS
DEED scholarships, are intended to promote the involvement of students studying in energy-related disciplines in the public power industry. Scholarships are available to conduct research on energy related projects or work at municipal electric utilities.

Application Deadline: February 15, 2010.
Award Amount: $4,000

Applications available online at http://www.appanet.org/research/index.cfm?ItemNumber=16257

For further information and submission requirements, contact
DEED American Public Power Association
2301 M Street NW
Washington, DC 20037
(202) 467-2960
DEED@APPAnet.org

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ASSOCIATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROFESSIONALS (AEP) SCHOLARSHIP
The San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of AEP is dedicated to supporting students who are planning to engage in a career in the environmental field.

Application Deadline: March 15, 2010
Award Amount: $4,000

To be eligible, you must:
*have a minimum 3.0 GPA
* Students must have completed a minimum of 12 units of college coursework. Must plan to be enrolled in school for the fall 2010 semester.

Applications available online at http://sfbayaep.org/students.htm

For further information and submission requirements, contact
Jessica Viramontes
Christopher A Joseph & Associates
610 16th Street, Suite 514
Oakland, CA 94612
jessica.viramontes@cajaeir.com
http://sfbayaep.org/stud ents.htm

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ELLA LYMAN CABOT TRUST GRANT
The Cabot Trust awards grants to support strategic, meaningful projects that will help others. Applicants should contact the Trust in writing to request application guidelines.

Application Deadline: February 15, 2010
Award Amount: $7,000 - $12,000

For further information and submission requirements, contact
P. Brooks Thompson, Clerk
Ella Lyman Cabot Trust, Inc
98 River Street
Dedham, MA 02026

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CALIFORNIA FARM BUREAU SCHOLARSHIP
The California Farm Bureau Scholarship Foundation was organized to give aid to students with a desire to pursue a career in the agricultural industry. The scholarships are based upon academic achievement, career goals, extracurricular activities, determination, leadership, skills, and a commitment to study agriculture

Application Deadline: March 1, 2010
Award Amount: $1,800-$2,750

To be eligible, you must
*be an undergraduate
*be a California resident

Application is available online at http://www.cfbf.com/programs/scholar/

For further information and submission requirements, contact
Darlene Licciardo
California Farm Bureau Scholarship Foundation
2300 River Plaza Drive
Sacramento, CA 958333
(916) 561-5500

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CALIFORNIA -HAWAII ELKS MAJOR PROJECT, INC. UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES
The California-Hawaii Elks Major Project, Inc. Undergraduate Scholarship Program for Students with Disabilities Scholarship Program is a financial needs based and academic use scholarship. It is intended for undergraduate work at an accredited community college, four year college, or licensed vocational school. The funds cover academic expenses only, which includes tuition, books, lab fees and on-campus room and board.

Application Deadline: March 15, 2010
Award Amount: $1,000-2,000

To be eligible, you must
* must have a physical impairment, hearing impairment, neurological impairment, visual impairment,and/ or speech-language disorder.
* must be a resident of California or Hawaii
* US. Citizen

Application is available online at http://www.chea-elks.org/uspsd.html

For further information and submission requirements, contact
Scholarship Office
CALIFORNIA -HAWAII ELKS MAJOR PROJECT
5450 E. Lamona Avenue
Fresno, CA 93727

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CALIFORNIA JUDICIAL ADMINISTRATION FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM
This 11-month program for recent graduates offers internships in the California judiciary branch. Fellows also complete 12 units of graduate course work at California State University, Sacramento, which is paid by the program.

Application Deadline: February 24, 2010
Award Amount: $1,972 per month plus benefits

To be eligible, you must
*be a college graduate in any field
*have a strong interest in public policy and politics

Application is available on-line at: http://www.csus.edu/cals t/Programs/programs.html

For further information and submission requirements, contact
California Judicial Administration Fellowship Program Center for California Studies, CSU Sacramento
6000 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95819-6081
916-278-6906
calstudies@csus.edu

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CALIFORNIA SENATE FELLOWS PROGRAM
The California Senate Fellows Program offers college graduates paid, full-time legislative staff experience for 11 months in the State Capitol. Associates also participate in weekly graduate seminars at California State University, Sacramento and receive monthly stipends, plus health and dental benefits.

Application Deadline: February 24, 2010
Award Amount: $1,972 per month plus benefits

To be eligible, you must
*be a college graduate in any field
*have a strong interest in public policy and politics

Application is available online at: http://www.csus.edu/calst/programs/senate_fellows.html

For further information and submission requirements, contact
Daniel Friedlander, Program Director
California Senate Fellows Program State Capitol
Room 500
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 278-5408
(916) 322-7563
calstudies@csus.edu

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CALIFORNIA STRAWBERRY GROWERS’ SCHOLARSHIP FUND
California strawberry growers offer scholarships to qualified applicants in each major strawberry-growing region of California: Watsonville/Salinas, Santa Maria, Oxnard, Orange County/San Diego and Fresno

Application Deadline: March 12, 2010.
Award Amount: $200 and above

To be eligible, you must
*have parents who are strawberry field workers in California

Applications available online at http://www.calstrawberry.com/commission/scholarshipapplication.asp

For further information and submission requirements, contact
Diana Garcia
California Strawberry Commission
P.O. Box 269
Watsonville, CA 95077-0269
831.724.1301 or 800.899.1301
dgarcia@calstrawberry.org
http://www.calstrawberry .com/commission/scholarshipapplication.asp

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CHEMISTRY UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP (CHEM-SURF)
The Chemistry Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (Chem-SURF) at the University of California, Irvine (UCI), provides a unique 10-week summer research opportunity for undergraduates to become fully immersed in a wide range of exciting, cutting-edge specialized and interdisciplinary research projects.

Application Deadline: March 8, 2010
Award Amount: $3,500

To be eligible, you must:
*be a junior or senior level student
* high-achieving science majors with a strong drive to pursue research and careers in the field of chemistry

Application is available online at: http://www.urop.uci.edu/chem-surf.html

For further information and submission requirements, contact
Chem-SURF Program c/o Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) Division of Undergraduate Education
Student Services II, Suite 2300 University of California, Irvine

Irvine, CA
949-824-4189

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CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS FOUNDATION'S CONGRESSIONAL INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
The CBCF Congressional Internship Program is an intensive 9-week program that occurs during the summer. College undergraduates learn about the legislative and administrative processes of congressional offices while performing a range of tasks specific to the functioning of their particular offices. Interns have the opportunity to explore the many career options relative to working with the U.S. Congress while also gaining valuable experience and building foundations for careers as elected officials, administrators, attorneys, political science researchers and professors, and other related fields.

Application Deadline: March 5, 2010.

To be eligible, you must
*be a an undergraduate student studying law or related fields.
*be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident

Application is available online at http://cbcfinc.org/cbcf-congressional-internship-program.html?formId=30

For further information and submission requirements, contact
Congressional Black Caucus Congressional Internship Program
1004 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC, 20003
(212) 746-1057

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DAUGHTERS OF THE REVOLUTION (DAR) SCHOLARSHIPS
The NSDAR awards multiple scholarships to students showing dedication to the pursuit of degrees in diverse disciplines including history, law, nursing, and education. The DAR Scholarship Committee awards scholarships to qualified applicants regardless of race, religion, sex or national origin. All multi-year scholarships, typically renewable up to four years, must be for consecutive years of attendance at an accredited college or university in the United States.

Application Deadline: February 15, 2010
Award Amount: $1,000-$20,000

Application is available online at http://www.dar.org/natsociety/edout_scholar.cfm

For further information and submission requirements, contact:
Committee Services Office
1776 D Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006-5303

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CLARK DEHAVEN SCHOLARSHIPS
These scholarships are intended to encourage student commitments to careers in food service professions or research, or a related field of study. Students who plan a career in the food service industry, are majoring in a food service field, and/or who are employed by a college/university dining service department are encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline: February 15, 2010.
Award Amount: $4,000

To be eligible, you must
*a sophomore through senior level student
*minimum 2.75 GPA

Application is available online at http://www.nacufs.org/i4 a/pages/index.cfm?pageid =3334

For further information and submission requirements, contact:
Clark E. DeHaven Scholarship Trust c/o H. Michael Rice Michigan State University Food Stores
171 Service Road
East Lansing, MI 48824
517-332-2494
http://www.nacufs.org/i4 a/pages/index.cfm?pageid =3334

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ENGLISH-SPEAKING UNION SCHOLARSHIPS
The English-Speaking Union of San Francisco awards scholarships to students beginning a one- or two-year graduate program at a British university. Applicants should have a high academic standing, excellent recommendations, some community involvement and a broad range of extracurricular interests.

Application Deadline: February 19, 2010
Award Amount: $20,000

To be eligible, you must
*Bay Area resident or attending a Bay Area University.

Application is available online at http://www.esusf.org/scholarships.html

For further information and submission requirements, contact
English-Speaking Union, San Francisco Branch
391 Sutter Street, Suite 612
San Francisco, CA 94108
(415) 362-6985
Email: esu@esusf.org
http://www.esusf.org

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Financial Aid Scholarship Program of Mills-Peninsula
The Auxiliary of Mills-Peninsula Health Center, The Auxiliary of Mills-Peninsula Medical Center, and The Mills-Peninsula Hospital Foundation offer financial assistance to students in certain health care related fields.

Application Deadline: February 28, 2010.

To be eligible, you must:
*be a resident of San Mateo County for at least one year.

For further information, application and submission requirements, contact
Scholarship Committee Peninsula Medical Center Auxiliary
1783 El Camino Real, 7th Floor
Burlingame, CA 94010
(650) 696-5825
http://www.mills-peninsula.org/jobs/education.html

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FUND FOR THEOLOGICAL EDUCATION
The Undergraduate Fellows Program provides support and guidance to undergraduates who wish to consider the ministry as a possible career. Fellows will attend a summer conference featuring prominent theological faculty and ministers. Applicants should exhibit imagination, creativity, compassion, a capacity for critical thinking, leadership skills, personal integrity, spiritual depth, dedication to a faith tradition, and an ability to serve the needs of others.

Application Deadline: March 15, 2010
Award Amount: $2,000

To be eligible, you must:
*must be considering a career in ministry

Application is available online at http://www.thefund.org/programs/

For further information and submission requirements, contact
Melissa Wiginton, Director
 Undergraduate Fellows Program Fund for Theological Education
825 Houston Mill Road, Suite 250
Atlanta, GA 30329-4211
404-727-1450
fte@thefund.org
http://www.thefund.org/programs/

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JOHN GARDNER FELLOWSHIP
John Gardner Fellows work in a U.S. government or non-profit agency of their choice for ten months. Applicants are encouraged from any major field of study and from a wide variety of service experiences; they need only to have a strong commitment to public and voluntary sector service. Three fellows from the campus of Berkeley will be selected.

Application Deadline: February 24, 2010
Award Amount: $27,500

To be eligible, you must
*be an undergraduate student of senior standing who has a strong commitment to public and voluntary sector service
*be a U.S. citizen

Application Available on-line at http://www.igs.berkeley.edu/programs/gardner/

For further information and submission requirements, contact
Peter Hanson, Program Administrator
Institute of Governmental Studies John Gardner Fellowship Program
131 Moses Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720-2730
(510) 643-9402
phanson@berkeley.edu

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GAY AND LESBIAN ARMENIAN SOCIETY (GALAS) SCHOLARSHIP
The GALAS program is reaching out to assist students of Armenian descent who are pursuing higher education and demonstrate an active involvement in an organization that benefits the Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender (GLBT) community.

Application Deadline: February 28, 2010
Award Amount: $1,000.

To be eligible, you must
*must attend school in California
*Armenian descent 1st/2nd/3rd generation

Applications are available on-line at: http://www.galasla.org/resources_detail.asp?category=GALAS%20Resources

For further information and submissions requirements, contact
Gay and Lesbian Armenian Society
8721 Santa Monica Blvd.; Box #654
Los Angeles, CA 90069-4511

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GOOGLE HISPANIC COLLEGE FUND
The Google Scholarship Program offers funds to students studying computer science or computer engineering who are juniors or seniors in college or pursuing a Master's or PhD. Selected scholars will be invited to an all-expenses paid trip to the Google Headquarters in California in spring 2010.

Application Deadline: February 16, 2010.
Award Amount: $10,000

To be eligible, you must:
*be Hispanic or of Hispanic background
*be studying computer science or computer engineering.

For further information, applications and submissions requirements, contact
http://scholarships.hispanicfund.org/applications/subsectionID.1,pageID.123/default.asp

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FRANK L. GREATHOUSE GOVERNEMENT ACCOUNTING SCHOLARSHIP
The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada awards this scholarship to seniors studying accounting. Applicants must have a superior academic record and plan to pursue a career in state and local government finance.

Application Deadline: March 5, 2010
Award Amount: $5,000

To be eligible, you must:
*be a senior

Applications are available on-line at: http://www.gfoa.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=96&Itemid=107

For further information and submissions requirements, contact
Government Finance Officers Association Scholarship Committee
203 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2700
Chicago,IL 60601-1210
http://www.gfoa.org/index.php?option=com_content &task=view&id=96 &Itemid=107

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BOBETTE BIBO GUGLIOTTA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FOR CREATIVE WRITING
The Gugliotta Scholarship awards students who are studying creative writing. The $2,000 prize is available to college students who have graduated from high schools in San Mateo County or northern Santa Clara County (Daly City through Mountain View).

Application Deadline: February 26, 2009
Award Amount: $2,000

To be eligible, you must
*have graduated from high schools in San Mateo County or northern Santa Clara County (Daly City through Mountain View).

Application is available on-line at http://www.siliconvalleycf.org/grants_studentsTeachers_SCHOL.html

For further information and submission requirements, contact:
Roxana Dommer
Associate Program Officer
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
1700 S. El Camino Real, Suite 300
San Mateo, CA 94402-3049
650-358-9369
rmdommer@siliconvalleycf.org
http://www.siliconvalley cf.org/grants_studentsTeachers_SCHOL.html

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ROBERT AND COLLEEN HAAS SCHOLARS PROGRAM
The Haas Scholars Program funds undergraduate independent research, field-study or creative projects in any major or discipline. Scholars also participate in an interdisciplinary intellectual community that supports their research/creative work. Offered to UCB students only.

Application Deadline: February 16, 2010
Award Amount: up to $12,600

To be eligible, you must
*be a junior
*have a minimum 3.5 GPA
*demonstrate financial need

Application is available online at http://research.berkeley.edu/haas_scholars

For further information and submission requirements, contact
Dr. Leah Carroll, Program Coordinator
Haas Scholars Program
345 Campbell Hall #2922
Berkeley, CA 94720-2922
510-643-5374

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SAMUEL HUNTINGTON PUBLIC SERVICE FELLOWSHIP AWARD
This award is to allow recipients to engage in a meaningful public service activity for one year before proceeding on to graduate school or career.

Application Deadline: February 15, 2010.
Award Amount: $10,000

To be eligible, you must
*be a senior
*have an interest and background in public service

Application is available on line at http://www.nationalgridus.com/masselectric/about_us/award.asp

For further information and submission requirements, contact
Amy Stacey
The Samuel Huntington Fund
25 Research Drive
Westborough, MA 01582
http://www.nationalgridus.com/masselectric/about_us/award.asp

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INSTITUTE FOR INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC POLICY
IIPP, a multi-year fellowship program, is funded by the U.S. Department of Education and administered by the UNCF Special Programs Corporation. IIPP is part of a strong consortium of institutions of higher education, whose purpose is to increase the representation of minorities in international service. IIPP strengthens the capacity of minority institutions to create and maintain more internationally aware campuses and prepare students for international and foreign policy careers. The different programs that are offered by the Institute for International Public Policy : Sophomore Summer Policy

Institute (SSPI), Junior Year Study Abroad (JYSA), Junior Summer Policy Institute (JSPI), Summer Language Institute (SLI), IIPP Internships, Master's Degree Program in International Affairs.

Application Deadline: March 15, 2010.
Award Amount: Full tuition and funding for the summer program

To be eligible, you must:
* must identify with one of the following Underrepresented minorities (AfricanAmerican, Hispanic/Latin American, Asian American, American Indian, Alaskan Native, Native Hawaiian of Pacific Islander)
*have a minimum GPA of 3.2 or higher

Application is available online at www.uncfsp.org/IIPP

For further information and questions about submission requirements, please contact:
Institute for International Public Policy
United Negro College Fund
2750 Prosperity Avenue, Suite 600
Fairfax, VA 22031
703-205-7658
iipp@uncfsp.org

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JVS SCHOLARSHIP FUND
The JVS Scholarship Fund provides financial assistance to Jewish students who are permanent, legal residents of Los Angeles County, pursuing higher education, and able to document significant financial need.

Application Deadline: March 13, 2010.
Award Amount: $500-5000

To be eligible, you must:
*be Jewish
* must be a permanent and legal resident of L.A. County
* have a minimum GPA of 2.7

Application is available online at http://www.jvsla.org/

For further information and questions about submission requirements, please contact:
Cathy Kersh
Scholarship Fund Program Manager
Jewish Vocational Service
6505 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 200
Los Angeles, CA 90048
323-761-8888 ext.8868
scholarship@jvsla.org

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LESLIE LIPSON SCHOLARSHIP AND PRIZE
The Leslie Lipson Scholarship and Prize Program at the University of California at Berkeley is intended to encourage undergraduates in the study of humanistic values and the means to carry them out. The program funds a research or creative project during the summer following the junior year at Cal. Candidates shape their projects in the fall term of the sophomore year, and submit their applications in February. Recipients shall be known as Leslie Lipson Scholars. Lipson Scholars may later choose to develop their inquiries into an honor's thesis or even a dissertation.

Application Deadline: March 12, 2010
Award Amount: $2,000

To be eligible, you must
*be a sophomore

Application is available online at http://students.berkeley.edu/finaid/undergraduates/lipsonessayprize.htm

For further information and submission requirements, contact
Undergraduate Scholarships, Prizes and Honors Office
210 Sproul Hall
510-642-6363
uspho@berkeley.edu

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JAMES MADISON MEMORIAL FELLOWSHIPS
The James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation is seeking applicants with a demonstrated commitment to a career in teaching American history, American government, or social studies at the secondary school level. The maximum amount of each award is up to $24,000 toward the completion of a Master of Arts (MA), Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT), or Master of Education (MEd) degree.

Application Deadline: March 1, 2010
Award Amount: Up to $24,000

To be eligible, you must
*be an undergraduate of senior standing interested in completing a Master of Arts (MA), Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT), or Master of Education (MEd) degree
*demonstrate a commitment to a career in teaching American history, American government, or social studies at the secondary school level
*be a U.S. citizen

Application is available online at http://www.jamesmadison.com

For further information and submission requirements, contact
James Madison Memorial Fellowship Program
P.O. Box 4030
Iowa City, IA 52243-4030
(800) 525-6928
http://www.jamesmadison.com

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MARGARET MCNAMARA MEMORIAL FUND GRANTS
These grants, administered by the World Bank, support the education of women from developing countries during their studies in the United States. Applicants must have a record of service to women and/or children in their country, attend an accredited U.S. educational institution, and plan to return to a developing country within two years.

Application Deadline: February 18, 2010
Award Amount: $11,000

To be eligible, you must
* must be a female national of a developing country (see application for eligible countries
* not a U.S. Green Card holder; at least 25 years old by Jan. 1.

Application is available on-line at
http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/EXTSTAFF/WBFN/0,,contentMDK:21084882~isCURL:Y~menuPK:463095~pagePK:64156201~piPK:64156133~theSitePK:444098,00.html

For further information and submission requirements, contact:
Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund
1818 H Street, NW MSN H2-204
Washington, DC 20433 202-473-8751

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MARIN EDUCATION FUND UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP PRIZE
The purpose of the Marin Education Fund Undergraduate Grant Program is to provide financial support to Marin County residents with demonstrated financial need who have the perseverance to graduate from college and accomplish their educational goals.

Application Deadline: March 2, 2009
Award Amount: $1,000-5,000

To be eligible, you must
*be a current resident of Marin County

Application is available online at: http://www.marineducationfund.org/scholarships/undergraduate_scholarships.shtml

For further information and submission requirements, contact
Marin Education Fund Undergraduate Scholarship Program
781 Lincoln Ave., Suite 140
San Rafael, CA 94901
(415) 459-4240
info@marineducationfund.org

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MINORITY SCIENCE WRITERS INTERNSHIP
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is proud to offer a summer internship program for minority students interested in journalism as a career and who want to learn about science writing. Experience what it's like to cover the scientific and technological issues that shape our global community. The Internship takes place at the Washington, D.C. headquarters of AAAS's Science magazine, the largest interdisciplinary journal in the world. The program is a paid, 10-week experience under the guidance of the weekly magazine's award-winning staff of professional science writers and editors.

Application Deadline: March 1, 2010
Award Amount: Travel cost + Stipend

Application is available online at http://www.aaas.org/careercenter/internships/scienceminority.shtml

For more information, please contact
Stacey Pasco
AAAS Minority Science Writers Internship
1200 New York Avenue, NW, Room 608
Washington D.C. 20005
202-326-6441
spasco@aaas.org

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NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH (NIH) UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
This program awards a scholarship, comprehensive mentoring, and a 10-week paid laboratory research training at the NIH, located in suburban Washington DC. Transportation and housing are also provided. After graduation, scholarship recipients are required to serve as full-time employees in an NIH research laboratory. The recipient must serve 1 year of full-time employment for each year of the scholarship.

Application Deadline: February 28, 2010
Award Amount: $20,000 per year

To be eligible, you must
* be an undergraduate student from a disadvantaged background who is truly committed to pursuing a career in basic science and health-related research (see above for description of "disadvantaged background")
*have a minimum 3.5 GPA
*be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident

Application is available online at http://ugsp.info.nih.gov/

For further information and submission requirements, contact
Alfred C. Johnson, Ph.D.
Undergraduate Scholarship Program
National Institutes of Health
2 Center Drive, Room 2E24, MSC 0230
Bethesda, Maryland 20892-0230
Telephone: 888-352-3001
Fax: 301-480-3123
E-mail: ugsp@nih.gov

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NATIONAL ITALIAN AMERICAN FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
The National Italian American Foundation awards scholarships and grants to outstanding students during the summer for the next academic year. Applicants must be in one of two categories: first, students of Italian American descent with outstanding potential and high achievement in any area of study. Second, students from any background majoring or minoring in Italian language, Italian studies, Italian American studies or a related field who demonstrate outstanding potential and high academic achievements. Each scholarship can only cover tuition and university-provided room and board. Scholarship monies are not transferable or renewable.

Application Deadline: March 15, 2010
Award Amount: $2,500-$10,000

To be eligible, you must
*be a US citizen or permanent resident
*have a minimum 3.25 GPA

Application is available online at https://www.niaf.org/scholarships/index.asp

For further information and submission requirements, contact
The National Italian American Foundation Scholarship Program
1860 19th Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 387-0600
scholarships@niaf.org

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NATIONAL SOCIETY OF ACCOUNTANTS (NSA) SCHOLARSHIPS
The National Society of Accountants assists high-achieving students who are committed to pursuing accounting careers. Students entering their second year of study receive $500; third or fourth year students receive $1000. Scholarships are awarded primarily for academic attainment, demonstrated leadership ability, and financial need.

Application Deadline: March 10, 2010
Award Amount: $500-1,000

To be eligible, you must
*be majoring in business
*have a minimum 3.0 GPA
*be a US or Canadian citizen

Application is available online at http://www.nsacct.org/?p=9122&cm_c=18441

For further information and submission requirements, contact
Scholarship Foundation National Association of Public Accountants
1010 North Farifax St.
Alexandria, VA 22314-1574
703-549-6400

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NEW LEADER SCHOLARSHIP OF THE GOLDMAN FAMILY FUND
The Marin Education Fund Goldman Family Fund Scholarships assist students with high academic achievement and financial need who are majoring in either the social sciences, human services, health-related fields, or public service. Applicants need not be residents of Marin County to apply. Students who come from financially and educationally disadvantaged backgrounds, including women, immigrants, and students of color, are especially encouraged to apply. Previous recipients of the Scholarships are encouraged to apply to assist in graduate school funding.

Application Deadline: March 15, 2010
Award Amount: $7,000

To be eligible, you must
*have at least 60 units, 30 of which were attained at UC Berkeley
*be majoring in either the social sciences, human services or health-related fields
*have a minimum 3.2 GPA

Application is available online at http://www.goldmanfamilyfund.org/

For further information and submission requirements, contact
Goldman Family Fund c/o Marin Education Fund
781 Lincoln Ave, Suite 140
San Rafael, CA 94901
(415) 459-4240
(800) 891-7540
info@marineducationfund.org

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JEANETTE RANKIN FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
Named for the first woman to be elected to the U.S. Congress, the Jeanette Rankin Foundation awards grants to women who have a vision of how their education will benefit themselves, their families, and their communities.

Application Deadline: March 1, 2010.
Award Amount: $2,000

To be eligible, you must
*be a US citizen
*have financial need
*be female
*be over the age of 35

Application is available online at http://www.rankinfoundation.org/apply/default.php

For further information and submission requirements, contact
Jeanette Rankin Foundation
P.O. Box 6653
Athens, GA 30604-6653
708-208-1211
info@rankinfoundation.org

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ROTARY FOUNDATION AMBASSADORIAL SCHOLARSHIPS
These scholarships provide funding for study in another country. This award is intended to help cover round-trip transportation, tuition, fees, room and board expenses, and some educational supplies. The purpose of the scholarships is to further international understanding and friendly relations among people of different countries. While abroad, scholars serve as ambassadors of goodwill to the people of the host country and give presentations about their homelands. Upon returning home, scholars share the experiences that led to greater understanding of their host countries. Students may apply through the Berkeley-chapter of Rotary International or the rotary chapter in their hometown. Applications in the 2010 application cycle are for study in the 2011-12 academic year.

Application Deadline: March 6, 2010
Award Amount: up to $26,000

To be eligible, you must
*be a junior or senior

Application is available online at http://www.rotary.org/en/studentsandyouth/EducationalPrograms/AmbassadorialScholarships/Pages/ridefault.aspx

For further information and submission requirements, contact
Scholarship Chairperson
Rotary Club of Berkeley
P.O. box 11706
Berkeley, CA 94712
(510) 841-2319
Don@Alterconsulting.net

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J.W. SAXE MEMORIAL PRIZE
This award enables students to gain practical experience in public service by taking a no-pay or low-pay job or internship during a summer or other term. Preference will be given to applicants who have already found such a position, but who require additional funds.

Application Deadline: March 15, 2010
Award Amount: $2,000

To be eligible, you must
* be in the field of Public Service

Application is available http://www.jwsaxefund.org

For further information and submission requirements, contact
J.W. Saxe Memorial Fund
1524 31st Street, NW
Washington, DC 20007-3074

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SILICON VALLEY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS
Silicon Valley Community Foundation is a leading voice and catalyst for innovative solutions to the region's most challenging problems. All scholarships have been established by generous local individuals, corporations or organizations to assist students with their educational pursuits. Whether honoring loved ones or providing for a specific community, each scholarship expresses a deep belief in the power of education to help young people achieve their dreams.

Application Deadline: February 24, 2010.
Award Amount: $1,000-$10,000

To be eligible, you must
*graduate of a public or private high school in San Mateo or Santa Clara County

Applications can be obtained on-line at http://www.siliconvalleycf.org/grants_studentsTeachers_SCHOL.html

For further information and submission requirements, please contact
Lisa Alvarez, Scholarship Officer
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
2440 West El Camino Real Ste. 300
Mountain View, CA 94040
(650) 450-5530
lmalvarez@siliconvalleycf.org
http://www.siliconvalleycf.org/grants_studentsTeachers_SCHOL.html

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SOCIETY OF EXPLORATION GEOPHYSICISTS (SEG) FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS
The SEG Foundation awards scholarships to students majoring in geophysics or related science, directed toward a career in exploration geophysics.

Application Deadline: March 1, 2010.
Award Amount: $500-$14,000

To be eligible, you must
*demonstrate financial need
*have at least a 3.5 g.p.a.

Application is available on-line at http://www.seg.org:80/SEGportalWEBproject/portals/SEG_Online.portal?_nfpb=true&_pageLabel=pg_gen_content&Doc_Url=prod/SEG-Students/Students-Overview/students-overview.htm

For further information and submission requirements, contact
SEG Foundation
P.O. Box 702740
Tulsa, OK 74170-2740
(918) 497-5530
http://seg.org/business/foundation/scholarships/index.shtml

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STATE OF CALIFORNIA EXECUTIVE FELLOWSHIPS
The Executive Fellowship Program offers college graduates a paid, full-time executive staff experience for eleven months in the California State Capitol. Associates also participate in weekly graduate seminars at California State University, Sacramento and receive stipends of $1,972 per month along with health and dental benefits.

Application Deadline: February 24, 2010.
Award Amount: $1,972/month

For further information, application and submission requirements, contact
State of California Executive Fellowships Center for California Studies, CSU Sacramento
6000 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95819-6081
916-278-6906
calstudies@csus.edu
http://www.csus.edu/cals t/executive_fellowship_program.html

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STATESIDE SPOUSE EDUCATION ASSISTANCE SCHOLARSHIP
The Stateside Spouse Education Assistance Program (SEAP) is a need-based education assistance program designed to provide spouses of active duty and retired Army Soldiers, and widows(ers) of Army Soldiers who died either on active duty or in a retired status, and residing in the United States, with financial assistance in pursuing educational goals. The purpose of the program is to assist spouses/widows(ers) in gaining the education required to allow them to qualify for increased occupational opportunities. Individuals who receive free tuition as a result of their employment will not receive tuition assistance from AER. However, they may apply for assistance for fees, supplies or books (no duplicates) for classes in which they are enrolled.

Application Deadline: March 1, 2010
Award Amount: $2,700

To be eligible, you must:
* must demonstrate financial need
*applicant must be a widow(er) or spouse of an active or retired Army Soldier and must reside in the United States.

Application is available online at http://www.aerhq.org/education_spouseeducation_StateSide.asp

For further information and questions regarding submission, please contact:
LTG Robert F. Foley, Director
Army Emergency Relief
200 Stovall Street
Alexandria, VA 22332
703-428-0000
866-878-6378

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JUDITH LEE STRONACH BACCALAUREATE PRIZE
The Judith Lee Stronach Prize supports intellectual and creative pursuits that strive to advance awareness and provide visibility for issues of social consciousness and the public good. The award aims to enable bright, ambitious students an opportunity to create and complete a project that extends and reflects upon undergraduate coursework and research conducted at Berkeley.

Application Deadline: March 1, 2010
Award Amount: $25,000

For further information and questions regarding submission, please contact:
Judith Lee Stronach Baccalaureate Prize Committee
301 Campbell Hall #2920
Berkeley, CA 94720-2920
StronachPrize@learning.berkeley.ed
http://research.berkeley .edu/stronach/

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SUMMER UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS (SURF)
SURF is designed to allow Berkeley undergraduates in the College of Letters and Science to spend two full summer months doing concentrated research in preparation for a senior thesis or another major capstone research project. This fellowship is for student-initiated research only.

Application Deadline: March 21, 2008
Award Amount: $3,250

To be eligible, you must
*be an undergraduate student of junior or senior standing who is in the College of Letters and Science
*have an interesting student-initiated research question, a well-conceived research plan, and clear faculty support
*have a minimum 3.0 GPA

Application is available online at http://research.berkeley.edu/surf/

For further information and submission requirements, contact
SURF Office of Undergraduate Research
301 Campbell Hall #2922
Berkeley, CA 94720-2922
research@learning.berkeley.edu

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JESSE MARVIN UNRUTH ASSEMBLY FELLOWSHIPS
The Assembly Fellowship Program selects 18 fellows to gain experience and knowledge of government processes while serving as full-time professional legislative staff in Sacramento.

Application Deadline: February 24, 2010
Award Amount: $1,972/month+benefits

To be eligible, you must
*be a college graduate in any field
*have a strong interest in public policy and politics

Application is available online at: http://www.csus.edu/calst/Programs/jesse_unruh.html

For further information and submission requirements, contact
The Jesse M. Unruh Assembly Fellowship Program The Center for California Studies,
CSU Sacramento
6000 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95819-6081
916-278-6906
calstudies@csus.edu

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MG JAMES URSANO SCHOLARSHIP FUND
The MG James Ursano Scholarship Fund administered by the Army Emergency Relief (AER) is a secondary mission to help Army families with the costs of post secondary undergraduate level education, vocational training, and preparation for acceptance by service academies for their dependent children.

Application Deadline: March 10, 2010
Award Amount: scholarship funds are split evenly between the fall and spring semesters, used for tuition, fees, books, supplies and school room and board

To be eligible, you must
*be a dependent child of an Army family
*have a minimum 2.0 GPA
*be under the age of 23 for the entire academic year

For further information and submission requirements, contact
Army Emergency Relief
MG James Ursano Scholarship Fund
200 Stovall Street
Alexandria, VA 22332-0600

Kasey Phillips
(703) 428-0035
Kasey@AERHQ.ORG http://www.aerhq.org/education_dependentchildren_mgjames.asp

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USA FUNDS ACCESS TO EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIPS
USA Funds Access to Education Scholarship works to promote access to higher education for all deserving students who demonstrate financial need. Scholarship awards will be based on past academic performance and future potential, leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, and career and educational aspirations and goals. The scholarships may be renewed annually.

Application Deadline: February 15, 2010
Award Amount: $1,500

To be eligible, you must:
*have an annual adjusted gross family income of $35,000 or less, as documented on a 2008 federal 1040 income-tax return

Application is available online at http://www.usafunds.org/Borrowers/Access_to_Education_Scholarship.html

For further information and questions about submission requirements, please contact:
USA Funds Access to Education Scholarships
Scholarship Management Services, CSFA
1505 Riverview Road
PO Box 297
(800) 537-4180
Email: scholarship@usafunds.org
http://www.usafunds.org/Borrowers/

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WILDLIFE LEADERSHIP AWARDS
The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation is a wildlife conservation organization whose mission is to ensure the future of elk, other wildlife, and their habitat. To recognize and promote leadership, the Foundation awards scholarships to students in wildlife-related majors.

Application Deadline: March 1, 2010
Award Amount: $2,000

To be eligible, you must
*be an undergraduate student of at least junior standing who has at least one semester of course work left before graduation
*be in a wildlife-related program

Application is available online at http://www.rmef.org

For further information and submission requirements, contact
Denise Wagner, Conservation Education Projects Coordinator
Wildlife Leadership Awards Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF)
P.O. Box 8249
Missoula, MT 59807-8249
(800) CALL ELK x520
dwagner@rmef.org

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WOODS HOLE OCEANOGRAPHIC INSTITUTION FELLOWSHIPS AND TRAINEESHIPS
Summer Student Fellowships are awarded to undergraduates studying in any of the fields of sciences or engineering with at least a tentative interest in the sciences, oceanographic engineering, mathematics, or marine policy.

Application Deadline: February 1, 2009
Award Amount: stipend of $450/ week

To be eligible, you must
*be a junior or senior
*be studying natural sciences or engineering

Application is available online at
http://www.whoi.edu/education/undergraduate/undergraduate.html

For further information and submission requirements, contact
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Summer Student/Minority Fellowship Committee
Academic Programs Office, Clark 223,MS #3
360 Woods Hole Road
Woods Hole, MA 02543
(508) 289-2219
education@whoi.edu
http://www.whoi.edu/education/undergraduate/undergraduate.html

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