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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: Fully-Funded British Master’s Degree Program for Caribbean Students from Chevening

Fully Funded British Master's Degree Program Scholarship for Caribbean Students from CeheveningChevening, the United Kingdom’s Global Award Program, offers scholarships for one-year master’s degree programs to outstanding professionals and future leaders from the Caribbean.

Through the Chevening Scholarship Program, scholars will get the opportunity to focus on their coursework, develop academically and professionally, experience British culture and build lasting relationships.

Scholarship Eligibility

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be a citizen of a Chevening-eligible country.
  • Return to your country of citizenship for a minimum of 2 years.
  • Have an undergraduate degree and meet the entry requirements of a post-graduate program.
  • Have at least 2 years work experience.
  • Apply and be accepted to 3 different eligible UK university courses by July 12.
  • Meet the Chevening English language requirement by July 12.

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Scholarship Application Deadline

The scholarship deadline is November 7.

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

Scholarship Application

Applications can be submitted online via the scholarship page, here: Chevening Scholarships.

Good luck!

~ Melisa Boutin

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Scholarship Alert: $40,000 Award for College Bound U.S. Citizens & Permanent Residents from the Ron Brown Scholar Program

$40,000 Scholarship for College Bound High School Seniors in United StatesThe Ron Brown Scholar Fund offers multiple $40,000 scholarships to eligible college-bound high school seniors as part of its mission to encourage civic engagement, while promoting academic excellence and community among young African Americans of outstanding promise.

Recipients of the Ron Brown scholarship receive financial resources to attend the college of there choice, as well as service opportunities, leadership experience, and mentorship.

Scholarship Eligibility

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be Black or African American.
  • Excel academically.
  • Exhibit exceptional leadership potential.
  • Participate in community service.
  • Demonstrate financial need.
  • A U.S. Citizen or hold a permanent resident visa card.
  • Be a current high school senior at the time of your application.

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Scholarship Application Deadline

A completed paper application must be submitted in the mail and postmarked by:

  •  November 1 for the early consideration deadline; and
  • January 9 for the final application deadline.
Related:  More Scholarships for U.S. & Caribbean Students

Scholarship Application

The scholarship application can be download on the scholarship program announcement page, here: The Ron Brown Scholarship.

Good luck!

~ Melisa Boutin

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Scholarship Alert: $10,000 Live Your Dream Scholarship Award for Women from Soroptimist

Soroptimist $10,00 Scholarship for Women

Soroptimist, a global women’s organization whose members volunteer to improve the lives of disadvantaged women and girls, is offering Live Your Dream Awards to eligible women.

The awards are designed to assist women who provide the primary source of financial support for their families, by giving them the financial resources they need offset any costs associated with their efforts to improve their education, skills and employment prospects.

In addition to providing the primary financial support for their families, eligible applicants must be enrolled in, or have been accepted to, a vocational/skills training program or an undergraduate degree program and must demonstrate financial need.

Scholarship Eligibility

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Provides the primary financial support for yourself and your dependents. Dependents can include children, spouse, partner, siblings and/or parents.
  • Demonstrate financial need.
  • Be enrolled in or has been accepted to a vocational/skills training program or an undergraduate degree program.
  • Be motivated to achieve your education and career goals.
  • Reside in the United States of another one of the Soroptimist International of the Americas’ member countries/territories.
  • Not have been a previous recipient of a Soroptimist Women’s Opportunity or Live Your Dream Award.
  • Does not have a graduate degree.
  • Is not a Soroptimist member, an employee of Soroptimist International of the Americas or immediate family of either.
  • Has a Social Security number or Tax ID number (applicable to U.S. residents).

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Scholarship Application Deadline:

The application for this scholarship is due November 15.

Related:  Scholarships for U.S. & Caribbean Students

Scholarship Application

Applications can be submitted online via the scholarship page, here: Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards.

Good luck!

~ Melisa Boutin

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Scholarship Alert: Housing Scholarship for U.S. Citizens, Green Card Holders & International Students in Florida from Southern Scholarship Foundation

Rent-Free Housing Scholarship from The Southern Scholarship FoundationThe Southern Scholarship Foundation offers rent-free housing scholarships deserving students attending select Florida colleges and universities, who demonstrate excellent merit and good character through its scholarship foundation.

Scholarship Eligibility

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Demonstrate financial need.
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0.
  • Exhibit good character.
  • Be motivated to contribute to cooperative-living.
  • Attend Florida State University, Florida A&M University, University of Florida, Tallahassee Community College, Sante Fe College, or Florida Gulf Coast University.

Note: U.S. Citizens, Permanent Residents & International students are all eligible to apply.

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Scholarship Application Deadline

Applications for the rent-free housing scholarships are accepted year-round,  with the following priority deadlines:

  • For Fall semester: March 1
  • For Spring semester: October 31
Related:  More Scholarships for U.S. & Caribbean Students

Scholarship Application

Applications can be submitted online via the scholarship page, here: Southern Scholarship Fund.

Good luck!

~ Melisa Boutin

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