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Caribbean American Scholarsips

Scholarship Alert: Multiple $2,500 Awards Available for U.S. Citizens, Green Card Holders & Caribbean International Students from The Wester Union Foundation

$2,500 Global Scholarship Awards from Western Union FoundationWU Scholars, The Western Union Foundation Global Scholarship Program is offering multiple $2,500 awards to cover undergraduate tuition and fees at an accredited college or university.

The goal of the scholars program is to support young people and their efforts to pursue a post-secondary education who exhibit the program’s three pillars: Perseverance, Aspiration, and Community.

Eligibility

To be eligible, applicants must be:

  • A prospective or current college student anywhere in the world.
  • Pursuing a degree/field of study in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and business/ entrepreneurship.
  • Between the ages of 18 and 26 years on June 1.
  • Admitted or have applied to an accredited college or university.

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Application deadlines:

The online application is due on April 30 at 12:00 EST.

Related:  More Scholarships for U.S. & Caribbean Students

Where To Apply:

You can learn about the scholarship application at http://www.wuscholars.org and submit your application, HERE.

Good luck!

~ Melisa Boutin

Scholarship Alert: $1000+ Award Opportunity for College-Bound Female Floridians of Jamaican Descent

$1,000 Scholarship Award Opportunity for College-Bound Female Floridian of Jamaican Descent

The Florida Non-Profit, The Jamaican Women of Florida is offering a $1,000 scholarship award opportunity for college-bound, female high school students, who are Florida residents of Jamaican descent. The goal of this scholarship program is to ” encourage the recipient to achieve her four-year educational goal at a tertiary institution.”

Scholarship Eligibility

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be first or second generation Jamaican descent.
  • Maintain a GPA of 3.5 throughout the tenure of the scholarship.
  • Take college credits in International Studies and/or Women Studies, if available.
  • Demonstrate continuous involvement in volunteer community projects throughout college.
  • Write a 2-page essay explaining why she should be awarded the scholarship.
  • Complete application materials, including, the essay, volunteer activities and projects, and school transcripts

Application Deadline: March 15.

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Related:  More Scholarships for U.S. & Caribbean Students

Where To Apply:

For more information on this scholarship opportunity and details on how to apply, visit The Jamaican Women of Florida’s website.

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~ Melisa Boutin

Scholarship Alert: $54,000 Awards for U.S. Citizens, Green Card Holders, & Caribbean International Students from Lakehead University

$54,000 Entrance Scholarships for U.S. Citizens, Green Card Holders & Caribbean International Students from Lakehead University Canada

Lakehead University in Orillia, Ontario, is offers=ung $54,000 (CAD) in one-time and renewable Undergraduate Entrance Scholarships  to help International students from the United States and the Caribbean pay for college and focus on their education.

These scholarships are available to both entering freshman and current undergraduate students transferring from an international college or university.

Scholarship Eligibility

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be a non-Canadian Citizen entering the university from high school or as a transfer student from an international college or university.
  • Apply for and obtain admission for undergradaute study at the university.

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Scholarship Application Deadlines

The deadlines to for these scholarship opportunities are:

  • February 3 (for Nursing majors)

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Scholarship Application

Prospective students will be automatically considered for these Entrance Scholarship opportunities when applying for admission here: International Admissions Application

Good luck!

~ Melisa Boutin

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Scholarship Alert: $10,000 Global Award for Undergraduate Women in Technology From Adobe Research

Global $10,000 Scholarship Award for Women Students in Technology from Adobe ResearchAdobe Research is offering a $10,000 Women-in-Technology scholarship award to an outstanding undergraduate female computer science student anywhere in the world, as part of its mission to bring gender diversity to the technology industry.

The one-time award comes with a one-year Creative Cloud subscription membership, an Adobe Research mentor and an opportunity to interview for an internship at Adobe.

Scholarship Eligibility

To be eligible, applicants must be:

  • Be a female student currently enrolled as an undergraduate student at a university for the 2017-2018 academic year.
  • Intend to be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student at a university for the 2018-2019 academic year.
  • Be majoring in computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related technical field.
  • Not have a close relative working for Adobe Research.

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Scholarship Application Deadline

The scholarship is due: October 31 at 5p Pacific Time, while letters of recommendation can be submitted up to November 3 at 5pm Pacific Time.

Related:  Scholarships for U.S. & Caribbean Students

Scholarship Application

Applications can be submitted via the online scholarship application form, here: Adobe Research Scholarship Application

You can learn more about Adobe Research and the scholarship opportunity at Adobe Research

Good luck!

~ Melisa Boutin

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Scholarship Alert: $5,000 Award for U.S. Citizens, Green Card Holders & Caribbean International Students – The Actuarial Foundation

Scholarship Alert: $5,00 Award for U.S., Green Card Holders, & Caribbean International Student - The Actuarial Foundation

The Actuarial Foundation is offering $3,000 to $5,000 International Association of Black Actuaries (IABA) scholarship award opportunities for U.S. and International Students of Caribbean Origin. The goal of this scholarship program is to support black students at the undergraduate and graduate levels, who are interested in pursuing actuarial careers.

Scholarship Eligibility

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States, or Canada; or a citizen of any Caribbean or African nation on a United States’ or Canadian student visa.
  • Be admitted to a college or university in the United States or Canada offering a program to prepare the student for an actuarial career
  • Have a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

Application Deadline: May 1st.

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Related:  More Scholarships for U.S. & Caribbean Students

Where To Apply:

For more information on these scholarship opportunities and details on how to apply, visit The Actuarial Foundation IABA scholarship webpage.

Good luck and share this post to spread the word!

~ Melisa Boutin