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List of scholarships for Family and consumer sciences majors

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Competitive scholarships from corporations and nonprofits
Award Name Amount Deadline
USDA 1890 National Scholars Program $ - January 31, 2018
Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education Scholarship $15,000 April 10, 2018
Scarlett Family Foundation Scholarship $60,000 December 15, 2017
Nellie Martin Carman Scholarship Fund $2,000 March 1, 2018
James M. & Erma T. Freemont Scholarship Program $ - February 3, 2018
Gladys Carol Scholarship $5,000 March 31, 2018
Clarkston Scholars Program $10,000 January 15, 2018
AFDO Scholarship Awards $1,500 February 1, 2018
The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Program $30,000 February 7, 2018
Washington State Opportunity Scholarship $7,500 February 28, 2018

USDA 1890 National Scholars Program

Amount: $ -
Deadline: January 31, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program is a partnership between of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities. The program awards scholarships to students attending one of 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities, pursuing a bachelor degree in agriculture, natural resources, food science, nutrition, or related academic disciplines, and willing to work full-time in the USDA upon graduation.

Eligibility:- Be a U.S. citizen- Be a graduating high school senior or expect to hold a high school diploma or G.E.D. certificate- Have a high school cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better - Be interested in attending one of the eighteen 1890 Land-Grant Universities- Intend to study agriculture, food, natural resource sciences, or other related academic disciplines- Demonstrate leadership and community serviceFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education Scholarship

Amount: $15,000
Deadline: April 10, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education was created under the Will of Evalee C. Schwarz to provide interest-free loans to undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate exceptional academic performance and significant financial need.

Eligibility:- Be a U.S. citizen at the time of application- Qualify for financial need in the form of government grants. Applicants must have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $5,815 or less as it appears on their FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR)- Be enrolled in a school in the state in which the student resides *possible exceptions apply- Standardized test scores must be in the top 15% of nation-wide- Must not be seeking a law degree For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Scarlett Family Foundation Scholarship

Amount: $60,000
Deadline: December 15, 2017
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

Scarlett Family Foundation Scholarships are open to high school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who will graduate or have graduated from high school in one of the following Middle Tennessee counties: Bedford, Cannon, Cheatham, Clay, Coffee, Cumberland, Davidson, Dekalb, Dickson, Fentress, Franklin, Giles, Hickman, Houston, Humphreys, Jackson, Lawrence, Lewis, Lincoln, Macon, Marshall, Maury, Montgomery, Moore, Overton, Perry, Pickett, Putnam, Robertson, Rutherford, Smith, Stewart, Sumner, Trousdale, Van Buren, Warren, Wayne, White, Williamson and Wilson.

Scarlett Family Foundation scholarships are open to middle Tennessee high school seniors, who will graduate or obtain a GED prior to June 1st and to college freshman, sophomores and juniors. Eligibility:-Must demonstrate financial need-Must be planning to pursue a business degree at a four-year, not-for-profit college-Have a minimum GPA of 2.5-Pursuing a business or STEM approved degree at a 4 year, non-profit college or university -Planning to enroll full-time in the fallFor more information and to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Nellie Martin Carman Scholarship Fund

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: March 1, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

Founded in 1949, the Nellie Martin Carman Scholarship is available to graduating seniors from public high schools in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties in Washington state. Application forms are only available through these high schools and candidates for the scholarship are nominated by their school each year. Awards range from $500 to $2,000 a year, and scholarships are renewable for four (4) years of college in the state of Washington. Approximately 35-40 awards are made each year depending on funds available for new awards and renewal awards.

Eligibility:-Be a graduating senior from a public high school in the county of King, Pierce or Snohomish in the state of Washington in the year of appointment-Be a United States citizen-Plan to attend a college in the state of Washington on a full-time basisMusic, sculpture, drawing, interior decorating or domestic science are not accepted as major subject courses.For more information and to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

James M. & Erma T. Freemont Scholarship Program

Amount: $ -
Deadline: February 3, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The Freemont Foundation Scholarship Program is available to graduating high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students. Selected from a nationwide pool of applicants, qualified recipients will become Freemont Scholars.

Eligibility:- Must be a graduating high school senior (must plan on attending a HBCU) or an undergraduate students (must currently attend a HBCU); graduate students are eligible to apply For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Gladys Carol Scholarship

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: March 31, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The Gladys Carol Scholarship Program is open to high school seniors, high school graduates, and current undergraduate level students who are United States citizens or permanent residents. They must be pursuing a full-time STEM (science, technology, engineering or math) degree at an accredited, non-profit public or private four-year college or university in the United States. A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.75 is required. The scholarship can be renewed so long as eligibility requirements are met. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Clarkston Scholars Program

Amount: $10,000
Deadline: January 15, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

A Clarkston Scholar is a highly-driven student who excels in the classroom, has a focused interest and passion for the life sciences industry and intends to enter the life sciences industry upon graduation. The Clarkston Scholars Program will provide one sophomore attending a four-year college/university undergraduate program in Pennsylvania who is majoring in a life sciences-related field of study a scholarship award, dispersed once for junior year and once for senior year. In addition, the Clarkston Scholar will receive exposure to the life sciences industry through mentoring with Clarkston Consulting and participation in Pennsylvania Bio events over the course of the two-year scholarship award period.

Eligibility:-Be a sophomore at a four-year accredited college or university undergraduate program -Attend a college or university in Pennsylvania-Be enrolled in a life sciences major (e.g. biomedical, biotechnology, chemistry, pharmacy)-Have and maintain a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.0 or higher for the entire duration of the scholarship-Be available to participate in an in-person interview in the greater Philadelphia area with a Clarkston Consulting representative as part of the finalist selection process-Be available March 9 for the scholarship award ceremony-Be willing to attend two events in the Philadelphia area per year, to be approved by their Clarkston mentor-Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the United StatesEssay: In 500 words or less, write an essay stating your opinion of an issue impacting the pharmaceutical and biotech industry in the state of Pennsylvania.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

AFDO Scholarship Awards

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: February 1, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

In 1981, AFDO established a scholarship fund with the excess funds from the 75th Anniversary of the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. The "George M. Burditt Scholarship", the "Betsy B. Woodward Scholarship" and the "Denise C. Rooney" scholarships will be awarded annually to worthy recipients who are in their third year of college.

The recipients should have demonstrated a desire to serve in a career of research, regulatory work, quality control, or teaching in an area related to some aspect of foods, drugs or consumer product safety; should have demonstrated leadership capabilities; and must have at least a 3.0 GPA during the first two years of undergraduate study.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Program

Amount: $30,000
Deadline: February 7, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation - the federal memorial to our thirty-third President - awards merit-based scholarships to college students who plan to pursue careers in government or elsewhere in public service. Truman scholarships are for current undergraduates for graduate or professional school, participation in leadership development activities, and have special opportunities for internships and employment with the federal government.

Eligibility:-Be a full-time junior-level student at a four-year institution pursuing a bachelor's degree. "Junior" refers to a student who plans to continue full-time undergraduate study and who expects to receive a baccalaureate degree the following year or is in their third year of collegiate study expects to graduate during the same year-Nominated by the Truman Scholarship faculty representative at his/her institution-In the upper quarter of his/her class-Be a United States citizen or a U.S. national from American Samoa or the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Resident aliens (green card holders) are not eligible-Have an extensive record of public and community service-Have outstanding leadership potential and communication skills-Is committed to a career in government or elsewhere in public service as defined by the foundationFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Washington State Opportunity Scholarship

Amount: $7,500
Deadline: February 28, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The Washington State Opportunity Scholarship (WSOS) supports low- and middle-income students pursuing eligible high-demand majors in science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) or health care and encourages recipients to work in Washington state once they complete their degrees. Students must have a minimum 2.75 GPA and plan to enroll in an eligible Washington state college or university.

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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