Deadline: January 31, 2020
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.
Applicant must be:
- enrolled or committed to enroll by the interview date in an accredited graduate school in California or a California resident attending an accredited graduate school elsewhere in the United States;
- pursuing a graduate degree in medicine, dentistry (DDS or DDM), pharmacy, physical therapy, or psychology
- in good academic standing; and
- not have received an eQuality graduate student scholarship before.
In 2020, we expect to award four or more $6,000 scholarships to assist with graduate school expenses. In 2019, we received about 20 applications for these scholarships.
The criteria on which scholarship recipients will be selected include:
- Service to the LGBT+ community
- Hardship or special circumstances
- Academic achievement
In addition to completing the application, applicants for all scholarships must be available for an interview either by Skype/phone or in person. Interviews are expected to be held on Sunday, 15 March 2020, and Saturday, 21 March 2020.
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.
Boston Mensa awards the $500 Ralphine McGill-Coons Memorial Scholarship to the local student in science or medicine who submits the best essay to our competition.
To be eligible, you must be a U.S. citizen and live or attend school in the Boston Mensa area (Massachusetts zip codes 01420 through 02675). You also must be enrolled in an accredited college or university as an undergraduate or graduate student for the following academic year. You do not need to be a member of Mensa, or be related to one.
The International Scholarship Program is open to international Mensans (other than American Mensa). One scholarship, which also includes dependents of international Mensa members, is for those attending college in the United States. The other scholarships are for international Mensans attending college other than in the U.S.
For more information or questions, contact the Scholarship Chair, Rick Kovalcik, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline: January 15 each year
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
Address: World of Knowledge Foundation, Inc.
4037 Metric Drive, Suite 120
Winter Park, FL 32792
Financial Assistance Scholarship Every year at least ten scholarships for amounts of $250 to $1000 (US dollars) each, will be awarded.
The Financial Assistance Scholarship is available to all graduating high school students and
current college students of Iranian descent regardless of citizenship or country of residency.
All students at undergraduate, graduate and PhD levels may apply.
Applicants must submit in English or Persian narrative or documentary proof of Iranian ancestry, their SOM financial aid award letter, a list of community service and extra curricular activities including club and organization memberships and a 500-word statement of career goals.
Deadline: June 30 each year
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.
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/