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Paying for College

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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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: OAS Undergraduate, Graduate, & Professional Certificate Scholarships for Caribbean Students

OAS Scholarships for undergraduate, Graduate and Professional Development Caribbean Citizens

The Organization of American States (OAS) offers multiple scholarships for Caribbean students to pursue undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and other professional development studies at partner universities and educational organizations in the United States, Mexico, South America, Asia and the Middle East onsite and online.

Eligibility

To be eligible for the OAS scholarship opportunities, applicants must be:

  • Be admitted to the program of study at the partner university or educational organization.
  • Be a citizen and/or legal permanent resident of any OAS member state  (except the United States)
  • Have not received other scholarship from the OAS for the same level of studies and/or program of study.
  • Not be an OAS staff or individual or staff of a Permanent Mission to the OAS or immediate relatives of a staff of a Permanent Mission to the OAS.
  • Meet other requirements specific defined by each scholarship program, like the proficiency in the language of instruction.

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  Application Information & Due Dates:

The application information for the award opportunities is listed the OAS Scholarships webpage, HERE.

Each scholarship announcement includes:

  • Scholarship eligibility, admission requirements, & award details
  • Degree type
  • Major
  • Location (onsite or online)
  • Language of instruction
  • Application deadline
  • Educational Institution Information
  • Type of Scholarships

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

There at least one scholarship opportunity due, every month of the year. Be sure to explore these OAS scholarship opportunities to fund your higher education, on the announcement page, HERE.

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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Scholarship Alert: $2,000 Award for CARICOM Citizens & Descendants in Creative Arts From Soca On The Seas

$2000 Soca On The Seas Scholarship

Soca on The Seas is offering a $2,000 award for students pursuing studies on the creative arts industry.

Soca on the Seas contributes to the sustainability of this industry that employs people with a passion and a vision for arts and culture through its scholarship program. The scholarship is available to CARICOM citizens & descendant undergraduate students majoring in Music, Art, Theatre, and Fashion.

Eligibility

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • A citizen or citizen by descent of “full member” CARICOM countries ( Antigua & Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, St. Lucia, St Vincent & The Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad & Tobago)
  • Able to provide proof of nationality
  • Have a 3.5 GPA
  • Submit a 2,500-word essay & a 5-minute video recording

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Application Deadline:

The deadline for the scholarship applications is September 29.


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


Where To Apply:

Applications can be submitted online via the scholarship page, here: Soca on the Seas Scholarship.

Good luck!

~ Melisa Boutin

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