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List of scholarships for Womens and gender studies majors

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Competitive scholarships from corporations and nonprofits
Award Name Amount Deadline
Friends of MCC Foundation Scholarships $ - May 31, 2017
Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education Scholarship $15,000 April 10, 2018
Mercatus Adam Smith Fellowship $10,000 March 15, 2018
Study & Internship Program (SIP) in Germany - UAS7 $ - February 15, 2018
Charles L. Hebner Memorial Scholarship $ - March 6, 2018
The Beinecke Scholarship Program $34,000 February 17, 2018
Boren Scholarships $20,000 February 9, 2018
Bishop John Bryson Chane Scholarship for Social Justice $ - March 1, 2018
MIT Inspire Competition $ - November 30, 2017
The Saul Kagan Fellowship in Advanced Shoah Studies $20,000 January 3, 2018

Friends of MCC Foundation Scholarships

Amount: $ -
Deadline: May 31, 2017
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

In addition to several general scholarships available, several other specialized scholarships are available in: accounting, anthropology, art, athletics, business, construction management, culinary, cultural diversity, diversity, education/early childhood education, first generation, FIT fitness instructor training, GED, health care, horticulture/plant science, humanities, journalism/writing, manufacturing/manufacturing engineering, music, nursing, special needs, STEM, veterans and women in college scholarships.

Only high school seniors and first semester MCC students can submit their high school GPA where applicable. Returning MCC students must submit their cumulative MCC GPA. Transfer students must submit their college transcripts. Any district, community, high school or college sport, including teams and leagues, will qualify you for an athletic scholarship.For 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.

Mercatus Adam Smith Fellowship

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

The aim of the fellowships is to introduce students to and encourage them to critically engage key thinkers in political economy. Smith Fellows spend three weekends during the academic year and one week during the summer in residence at George Mason University participating in workshops and seminars on the Austrian, Virginia, and Bloomington schools of political economy.

The $10,000 award includes a quarterly stipend and travel and lodging to attend colloquia hosted by the Mercatus Center. Fellowship winners are eligible to re-apply each year of their studies. Smith Fellows are also eligible to apply for conference and research support.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Study & Internship Program (SIP) in Germany - UAS7

Amount: $ -
Deadline: February 15, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

Internships typically last 5-6 months, but UAS7 research internships may run from 2-6 months, depending on the specifications of the project description. Recipients will receive a full tuition waiver for both semesters (enrollment is also required during the internship to maintain residency in Germany) and the benefits provided to exchange students at the host UAS. Successful SIP applicants are eligible for a UAS7 Travel Scholarship.

Applicants must be full-time sophomores or juniors in good academic standing and currently enrolled in an undergraduate program at an accredited U.S. or Canadian college/university, in a field represented on UAS7 campuses.Competitive applicants will have a minimum 3.0 GPA, language skills commensurate with their proposed course of study and internship in Germany, strong support from academic and study abroad advisors, and a well-reasoned study plan and statement of motivation. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Charles L. Hebner Memorial Scholarship

Amount: $ -
Deadline: March 6, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The Charles L. Hebner Memorial Scholarship was established in honor of the former Speaker of the State House of Representatives. The scholarship is renewable so long as recipients maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Eligibility:-Must be a legal resident of Delaware-Must be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen-High school senior who ranks in upper half of class and has a combined score of 1000 on the SAT-Enrolled full-time at the University of Delaware or Delaware State University-Majoring in the humanities or social sciences. Preference will be given to political science majors-Must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) prior to the application deadlineEssay (1,000 to 1,200 words on one of the following topics):1. With the continuing economic challenges facing the U.S. and the international community, what strategies would you implement to ensure that the next generation will be able to afford college, find rewarding employment, and save for the future? 2. Every generation is different from the previous generation in important ways. How is your generation different from that of your parents? Use specific reasons and examples to explain your answer. 3. If you could invent something new, what product would you develop? Use specific details to explain why this invention is needed. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

The Beinecke Scholarship Program

Amount: $34,000
Deadline: February 17, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The Beinecke Scholarship Program awards each scholar $4,000 immediately prior to entering graduate school and an additional $30,000 while attending graduate school. There are no geographic restrictions on the use of the scholarship.

Students must be a college junior pursuing a bachelor's degree and plan to enter a master's or doctoral program in the arts, humanities or social sciences. Students in the social sciences who plan to pursue graduate study in neuroscience should not apply. Nominations are made by the college or university. Students should contact their campus liaison for information.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Boren Scholarships

Amount: $20,000
Deadline: February 9, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

Boren Scholarships, a prestigious initiative of the National Security Education Program, provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests, and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded.

In exchange for funding, Boren Scholars commit to working in the federal government for at least one year after graduation.Scholarship awards are:-$8,000 for a summer program (special initiative for STEM students only; 8 weeks minimum)-$10,000 for a semester-$20,000 for a full academic year Eligibility:-Must be a U.S. citizen at the time of application-A high school graduate, or have earned a GED-Matriculated in an undergraduate degree program located within the United States accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Boren Scholars must remain matriculated in their undergraduate programs for the duration of the scholarship and may not graduate until the scholarship is complete-Applying to a study abroad program that meets home institution standards in a country outside of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, or New Zealand. Boren Scholarships are not for study in the United States.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Bishop John Bryson Chane Scholarship for Social Justice

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

The Bishop John Bryson Chane Scholarship for Social Justice was established by the Episcopal Church Women Board in 2011 in honor of the work of Bishop John Bryson Chane. Grants are awarded yearly to graduating seniors in the Diocese of Washington who are interested in pursuing social justice at an accredited college or university.

Students must be active members of an Episcopal church within one of the eight (8) regions of the Diocese of Washington, demonstrate a commitment to social justice, have plans to attend college the fall after their graduation, and submit an application describing their interest.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

MIT Inspire Competition

Amount: $ -
Deadline: November 30, 2017
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

MIT INSPIRE is the first national research competition for high school students in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. The competition is organized by MIT undergraduates. Participating high school students, as individuals or teams of two will submit research reports in one of 13 fields, such as history, economics, or philosophy. Approximately 100 finalists with the most exceptional reports will be invited to the MIT campus to present their research and compete for awards. Graduate students, research scientists, and faculty members specializing in each discipline will evaluate both the essays and the poster presentations. Additionally, members of the public will vote for a favorite project for a community choice award.

General timeline:Intent to participate: due November 30Abstract: due December 31Research report: due December 31For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

The Saul Kagan Fellowship in Advanced Shoah Studies

Amount: $20,000
Deadline: January 3, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The Kagan Fellowship in Advanced Shoah Studies welcomes applications from Ph.D. and post-doc candidates from around the world for funding for the September through the following August academic year.

Ph.D. Requirements:-Be enrolled and good standing in a Ph.D. program that supports the study of the Holocaust-Study/have studies a language of Eastern Europe or the former Soviet Union necessary for the research of Holocaust-related documents, or if the field of study will be focused on a particular country or region, to study (or have already studied) the relevant languages of that region-Attend and present their research at an annual Kagan Fellowship summer week-long conference. There is no residency requirement other than the summer conference-Must commit to full-time employment primarily in Holocaust Studies on an academic level for a minimum of five years after receiving a Ph.D.Post-Doctoral Requirements:-Be enrolled and in good standing in a post-doctoral program that is focused on or supports the study of the Holocaust.-Be able to focus on the research without external commitments, such as employment. Those teaching a course as part of their post-doc requirement may applyCandidates should have received their Ph.D. within the last five years and be connected to a university or research institution-Commit to full-time employment primarily in Holocaust Studies on an academic level for a minimum of five years after completing the post-doctorate-Attend and present their research at an annual summer week-long conference. There is no residency requirement other than the summer conferenceFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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