EQuality Scholarship

Website: http://www.equalityscholarship.org/apply.html

Deadline: February 1, 2018

How to Apply & Eligibility

Applicants for all scholarships must have demonstrated service to the LGBTQ community. Applicants of all sexual orientations and gender identities are eligible.

Medical Student Scholarships Applicant must be:

  • enrolled or committed to enroll by the interview date in an accredited medical school in California or a California resident attending an accredited medical school elsewhere in the United States;
  • in good academic standing; and
  • not have received an eQuality medical scholarship before.

In 2018, we expect to award three $6,000 scholarships to assist with medical school expenses.

 

Selection Criteria

The criteria on which scholarship recipients will be selected include:

  • Service to the LGBT+ community
  • Leadership
  • Hardship or special circumstances
  • Academic achievement

In addition to completing the application, applicants for all scholarships must be available for an interview either by phone or in person. Interviews will be on Sunday, 11 March 2018, and Saturday, 17 March 2018.

 

I’m a straight ally. May I still apply?
Yes, students of all sexual orientations and gender identities are eligible for all eQuality Scholarships.

Do I have to be a U.S. citizen?
We do not ask for Social Security numbers nor citizenship/residency status. If you meet the residency or school requirements above and are accepted to and attend an accredited post-secondary school, you may apply.

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World of Knowledge Foundation Today & Tomorrow Scholarship Program

Ten scholarships of $5,000 are awarded to international students whose 1,000 word “Letter of Advice to a Friend in the Home Country” are judged the best. International students attending U.S. universities may apply. Students must hold a GPA of 3.0 or better and maintain full-time status. (There is no website and you must mail the letter to the address below.)

Deadline: typically May 31

Email: knowledgetoall@aol.com
Phone: 1-888-953-7737
Address: World of Knowledge Foundation, Inc.
4037 Metric Drive, Suite 120
Winter Park, FL 32792

The Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund

The purpose of this grant is to support women in education who are committed to improving the lives of women and children in their home countries.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Be at least 25 years old at time of application deadline (see specific regional program application below);
  • Be a national of a country listed on the MMEG Country Eligibility List;
  • Be enrolled at an accredited academic institution when submitting application; and plan to be enrolled for a full academic term after award of the grant by the Board;
  • Not be related to a World Bank Group, International Monetary Fund or Inter-American Development Bank staff member or spouse;

Deadline: January / September – depending on your country — read the information carefully on the website!

For more details and application visit: http://www.mmeg.org/apply/

Korean American Scholarship Foundation

The KASF offers scholarships to full-time students with financial need and GPAs of 3.0 or higher.   Koreans (international students) and Korean-Americans may apply. The KASF has divided the US into 6 districts.  Application requirements depend upon in which district your university is located.  General requirements include a lengthy application form, an official transcript, two letters of recommendation, a recent photo and a one-page essay.   Some districts require the FAFSA or copies of parents’ tax returns.

Qualifications for Scholarship Eligibility:

  1. Will be a full time student at a school in one of the designated Eastern region states (Delaware, District of Columbia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, or West Virginia) during the 2016-17 school year.
  2. Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  3. Can demonstrate need for financial assistance.

Deadlines: Districts have differing deadlines mostly from May to July each year.

Virginia is in the Eastern District:

Applications Available Online: April 1, 2017
Application Deadline: June 30, 2017
Recommendations Deadline: June 30, 2017

Visit http://www.kasf.org/eastern for more information and the application form.