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Global & International Scholarships

Scholarship Alert: $55,000 Available for U.S. & Caribbean International Students (Accounting, Business Administration, Finance & Criminal Justice Majors of Minors)

Ritchie-Jennings Scholarship Alert on Your Money Worth

Winning scholarships was one approach I used to get off the path to $100,000 in student loan debt and I am always happy to share an opportunity like this one, that give U.S. and International Students from the Caribbean a chance to be awarded free money, which brings me to today’s scholarship alert.

Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship

$55, 000 in scholarship awards are up for grabs for U.S. and International college students, including those from the Caribbean,  who have a desire to pursue a career in fraud examination or a similar anti-fraud profession. The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), through the Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship will be offering 29 students the following award amounts:

  • One (1) $10,000,
  • Two (2) $5,000,
  • Six (6) $2,500; and
  •  Twenty (20) $1,000.

To be eligible, applicants must be enrolled full-time in one of the eligible major or minors in accounting, business administration, finance, criminal justice or a related field.

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

The scholarship application is due January 29th and can be submitted online here: ACFE Scholarship Online Application

Who is eligible to apply
  • Undergraduates enrolled in 9 semester hours per term
  • Graduates enrolled in 6 semester hours (or equivalent) per term
  • Complete the Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship Application online
  • Be currently enrolled at an accredited, four-year college or university with enrollment through the 2018-2019 academic year
  • Upload Official Transcript(s) showing all completed college or university courses
  • Have three letters of recommendation submitted on your behalf, preferably with at least one from a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).
Who is ineligible to apply
  • Past scholarship award recipients
  • High school students (including seniors)
  • Junior college or community college students
  • College or university students graduating in 2018 (student must be enrolled through 2019)
  • ACFE Chapter officers or directors

If you are a U.S. or international student and you are eligible to apply definitely submit your application before the deadline: January 29.


I will continue to keep an eye out for scholarships for Caribbean American, and Caribbean International students and you can always check the Here for more scholarship opportunities.

~Melisa Boutin

Scholarship Alert: $4,000+ Global Award for Interior Design Students from International Interior Design Association

$4,000 Awards for Design Students from IIDA

The International Interior Design Association is hosting a design competition for individual and teams of interior design students around the world to submit innovative, functional and impactful projects and have the opportunity to be rewarded with one of three prizes:

  • $2,500 for first place.
  • $1,500 for second place.
  • $750 for third place.

Design Competition Eligibility

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be currently enrolled at an interior design program or institution.
  • Enter the competition as an individual or a team of no more than five students.
  • Submit the required entry fee.

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Deisgn Competition Application Deadline

The deadline to enter to win this award competition is February 5.

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

Design Competition Application

Individual or teams of interior design students can enter the design competition announcement page, here: IIDA Student Competition.

Good luck!

~ Melisa Boutin

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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: $5,000 Media Grant for Student Photojournalists Worldwide from Texas A&M

$5,000 Media Grant for Student Photojournalists WorldwideThe Center for Conflict and Development at Texas A&M University (my alma mater) is offering an up to $5,000 grant for students interested in capturing conflict-related issues facing fragile and conflict-affected areas of the world through stunning photography.

Scholarship Eligibility

To be eligible, applicants must be:

  • Be a student anywhere in the world (undergraduate, graduate, PhD, etc.).
  • Submit an application and proposal in meeting the format requirements.

Note: Students graduating in December 2017 and May 2018 are eligible to apply.

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Scholarship Application Deadline

The deadline to enter to apply for this grant is September 30.

Related:  Scholarships for U.S. & Caribbean Students

Scholarship Application

Proposals should be submitted to condevcenter@condevcenter.org, with only one proposal submitted per student.

Get more information about the media grant and format requirement for your grant proposal, HERE.

Good luck!

~ Melisa Boutin

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