Sergeant John Basilone Memorial Graduate Scholarship

Sergeant John Basilone Memorial Graduate Scholarship

The UNICO Foundation will grant up to a maximum of $6,000, paid out at $1,500 per year, for a graduate scholarship. The awardee must be initiating graduate study, full-time, at an accredited campus based college/university program in the United States. A candidate must be a United States citizen of Italian descent.

Websitehttp://www.unico.org/scholarships.asp

Deadline: April 15, 2018

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BayPort Credit Union – Directors Scholarship

The Directors Scholarships consist of six awards of $1,500 each. These one-time scholarships are awarded to full-time undergraduate or graduate members who are currently enrolled in an accredited college or university, trade or vocational school. The money will be paid directly to the college or university of the winner’s choice.

Applicants must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students. Applicants are not eligible for both the Tuition Booster and the Directors Scholarships. BayPort Credit Union employees and directors, as well as their children or dependents, are not eligible.

Websitehttps://www.bayportcu.org/personal-banking/banking/student-youth-banking/scholarships

Deadline: April 6, 2018

Henrico Federal Credit Union (Continuing Studies Scholarship)

Henrico FCU will award one $1,500.00 scholarship to an adult enrolled in and attending a technical school or college as of February 2018. The scholarship will be awarded at the 2018 Annual Meeting.
2018 Application Guidelines:
1. Applicants must be a member of Henrico FCU or the daughter/son of a Henrico FCU member.
2. Applicants may apply for the Continuing Studies Scholarship more than once, but cannot win in consecutive years.
3. Essays must be at least 250 words.
4. ALL completed applications, including the completed essays, must be received at the West Broad office of Henrico FCU no later than Friday, February 16, 2018 at 6:00 pm. Hard copies of the application should be sent to: 2018 Scholarships, Henrico FCU, 9401 West Broad Street, Henrico, Virginia 23294.

Deadline: February 16, 2018

Website: https://henricofcu.org/files/1215/0818/8690/2018_Continuing_Studies_Scholarship_Applicatio.pdf

Virginia P.E.O. Foundation State Scholarship Fund

Virginia State Scholarship Fund (VSSF)

This fund provides a minimum of $1,500 scholarships to women who are domiciled in Virginia to attend an accredited Virginia school of higher education. Funds for VSSF are contributed by Virginia P.E.O. Chapters and individuals. The number of scholarships awarded each year is based on the contributions to the VSSF each year.

Available to women domiciled in Virginia to attend an accredited Virginia school of higher education on a full time basis. Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0, have financial need and be well-rounded in activities and have life or career goals that can be met through a specific field of study.  Three current character recommendations are required.

Deadline: February 15 each year

Website:  http://thecollegecompanion.com/virginia-p-e-o-foundation-state-scholarship-fund/

Traumatic Brain Injury Annual Scholarship

Application deadline:  July 1, 2018

This scholarship is an important reminder that each and every person who has sustained a traumatic brain injury is an individual, not just a statistic. Today many industries place profits over safety, such as the trucking and motor vehicle industry, construction industry, negligent doctors, and sports organizations, both professional and school or community-based. We lose sight of the full impact these injuries have on both the individual and family.   A life can be changed in an instant.

A scholarship of $ 1,000 will be awarded to one applicant for the year 2018.

Eligibility and Selection Criteria

Applicant must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident,
  • Be currently enrolled in, or accepted to enroll at an accredited college or university within the United States,
  • Have sustained a traumatic brain injury from an accident or traumatic event
  • Timely complete a selection application

Selection is based on the overall strength of the application, how that applicant has overcome the challenges he or she has faced from a traumatic brain injury, and goals for the future.

Application requirements

Applicants must submit the following items:

  • A completed application,
  • A copy of a current college academic transcript or proof of acceptance and registration at an accredited college or university,
  • A copy of proof of accident, such as police report, or some other form of proof of the traumatic event,
  • Proof of a traumatic brain injury from a narrative medical report or hospital record,
  • An essay of not more than three pages describing the traumatic event, your injury, and how you have worked to overcome your injury while pursuing an education.etc.,)
  • Proof of legal Residency in the U.S. (i.e. Birth certificate, passport, permanent resident card

The Traumatic Brain Injury Scholarship is to be used exclusively for college tuition, books, and related expenses and he or she is expected to submit receipts in accordance with IRS regulations.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for the scholarship, please complete the Brain Injury Scholarship Application below.

Incomplete applications and applications submitted after July 1, 2018 will not be considered.

For questions, please email Michael V. Kaplen, Esq.

AWARD

One applicant will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship in 2018.  The scholarship award recipient will be notified of the selection on or before August 1, 2018.  Please note we cannot guarantee disbursement of the scholarship funds for fall tuition.

Websitehttps://brainlaw.com/traumatic-brain-injury-scholarship-fund/

Women in Medicine – LGBTQ Leadership Scholarship

Deadline: April 1, 2018

Women in Medicine (WIM) will present four, $5,000 LGBTQ Leadership Scholarships for female medical students enrolled in in their first, second or third year of allopathic, osteopathic, or naturopathic medical schools in the United States or Canada in 2018. The scholarships will be presented at the WIM annual meeting, which will be held in Napa, California August 5 through August 9, 2018 with the expectation that the medical student must attend the conference, it’s sessions, and be present to receive their awards. Applicants should be in good academic standing, and have actively contributed/demonstrated leadership for the LGBTQ community.

The application and all required letters are due April 1, 2018.

Websitehttp://womeninmedicine.org/leadership-scholarships/ 

Please make sure to DOWNLOAD the form to your computer prior to emailing.

Applicationhttp://womeninmedicine.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/WIM-Leadership-Application-2018-2.pdf

Links Scholars in Medicine

Deadline: April 5, 2018

Please see Melissa in the Financial Aid Office for the application.

Applicant Eligibility Requirements
• Medical students who are approaching their third year of medical school
• Proof of U.S. citizenship
• Currently enrolled in an accredited U.S. medical school (and in good academic
standing)
• Black/African-American female
• Demonstrated leadership ability
• Commitment to serving medically underserved communities
Applicants who are members of The Links, Incorporated or a daughter of a Link are not
eligible.

The Links, Incorporated is an international, not-for-profit corporation established in
1946. The membership consists of nearly 15,000 professional women of color in 285
chapters in 41 states, the District of Columbia and the Commonwealth of the Bahamas.
It is one of the nation’s oldest and largest volunteer service organizations of
extraordinary women who are committed to enriching, sustaining and ensuring the
culture and economic survival of African Americans and other persons of African
ancestry.
The Links established the Health and Human Services (HHS) facet in response to the
chronic health disparities that persist in black communities and result in decreased life
expectancy of African Americans and other people of African ancestry. The goal of HHS
is to promote and facilitate programs that support the maintenance of good health and
the elimination of chronic health disparities in communities of color through education,
health advocacy, and health resources. The Links plays a significant role in providing
crucial community education about health risks.
The Links recognizes that diversifying the physician workforce is one component that
can improve the health of the African-American community. Knowing that the cost of a
medical education is financially challenging, The Links will award five scholarships to
medical students in the amount of $25,000/year for two years (during their 3rd and 4th
year of medical school matriculation).

Please include the following with your application and forward all documents to
health@linksinc.org :
1) Demographic Information (see page 2 of application)
2) Current Professional School Transcript
3) Personal Statement (500 – 1,000 words):
Please address how you plan to use your medical degree to support your community
in the near future.
4) Verification of Citizenship:
Acceptable proof of citizenship includes a scanned copy of one of the
following:
• US birth certificate
• Current U.S. passport
• State driver’s license
5) CV or Resume
6) Two Letters of Recommendations (sent directly to The Links, Incorporated at
health@linksinc.org)
• One recommendation letter should be sent from a dean, faculty member, or chief
administrative officer from your academic institution (on university letterhead).
• The second recommendation letter should be sent from a community leader or volunteer
supervisor. If a community leader or volunteer supervisor is unavailable, a second letter
from a dean, faculty member or school administrative officer is acceptable.
7) Financial Documents
Student Aid Report (SAR) from the U.S. Department of Education (if you received
federal loans during undergraduate or graduate school)
Financial Aid Summary (see form on page 4)

Application Timeline:
1. March 1 – April 5, 2018: Application opens
2. April 5, 2018: Applications with all supporting documents are due and must be submitted no later than 11:59 P.M. (ET) to health@linksinc.org
3. April 20, 2018: Awardees will be notified
Awardees must attend The Links, Incorporated 41st National Assembly in Indianapolis, IN on Friday, June 29, 2018 to receive the award. Airfare, one hotel night of lodging and ground transportation up to $500 will be provided to attend the National Assembly Program Luncheon.