Deadline March 3, 2014
The Air Force Officers’ Wives’ Club (AFOWC) offers merit-based scholarships to eligible USAF dependent children who are graduating high school seniors and will begin undergraduate studies at an accredited college or university during the 2014-2015 academic school year.
Eligibility: Each applicant must meet the following requirements:
1. Applicants must be a candidate for graduation from high school or certified home school program for the current school year and plan to attend an accredited college or university during the 2014-2015 academic school year.
2. Each applicant must be a legal military dependent child of an active duty, reserve, guard, retired, MIA/POW, deceased officer or enlisted member of the United States Air Force.
3. Applicants must have a minimum cumulative 3.25 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
4. Home-schooled applicants must supply credentials and documentation that are commensurate with the requirements listed in the application.5.
The AFOWC Scholarship Committee members and their dependents are not eligible to apply for or receive this scholarship.
Arlington County Scholarship Fund for Teachers, Inc.
Deadline March 12, 2014
The Arlington County Scholarship Fund for Teachers, Inc. is a community-wide, non-profit organization founded in 1955 to support individuals pursuing a career in education. The ACSFfT awards one-year scholarships of $2,000 to outstanding students who are:
-members of the June graduating class of Arlington County Public Schools
-have indicated a genuine interest in the field of education,
-plan a career in teaching or related professions such as school counselor or librarian.
In order for your application to be considered, you must-be a Virginia high school senior-have at least a 3.75 unweighted GPA-be planning a career in the field of aviation-must be enrolled or accepted into an aviation related program at an accredited college.
Deadline March 31, 2014
Scholarship awards are provided to qualified students pursuing degrees in the C4I-related fields of engineering (electrical, computer, chemical, aerospace or systems); electronics; mathematics; computer science; physics; science education; mathematics education; technology management; or, management information systems. Biology and Bio-Medical Engineering degrees do not qualify for the AFCEA DC Scholarship Program.
Eligibility criteria is detailed on page 1 of the application form.
Scholarship selection is based upon the following criteria:
- Academic Achievement
- School Activities
- Community/Civic Activities
- Part-Time Work
- Financial Need (other factors count more)
- Letters of Recommendation
Please download the application here or visit http://www.afceadc.org/scholarships
- Must be born outside the U.S. or have two parents born outside the U.S.
- Must be a graduating senior at a high school in D.C., Maryland, or Virginia.
- Must enroll full-time at an accredited public college or university in the 2014-2015 academic year.
- Electronic application (including two essays)
- Two letters of recommendation (must be submitted electronically; instructions are in the application)
- Official high school transcript and SAT or ACT score reports (if selected as a finalist)
Selection Criteria and Process
Scholarship recipients will be selected based on qualities traditionally valued and demonstrated by the immigrant community: hard work, resourcefulness, perseverance in the face of adversity, academic achievement, leadership, and commitment to one’s community. A committee drawn from the local community will review applications and select a group of finalists for interviews.
|April 1 ||Application materials due|
|May 5 ||Finalists notified|
|May 10, 18 ||Interviews|
|May 19 ||Scholarship recipients notified|
The Esperanza Education Fund will award scholarships ranging from $5,000 to $20,000, depending on financial need. Scholarships will be disbursed directly to the recipient's educational institution. Failure to comply with the following conditions may result in the suspension or revocation of scholarship awards.
- Enroll full-time at an accredited public college or university.
- Remain in good standing and maintain a 2.5 grade point average.
- Submit yearly progress reports to the Esperanza Education Fund.
- Participate in mentoring provided by the Esperanza Education Fund.
Visit http://www.esperanzafund.org/category/scholarships/ for more information
Download an information sheet about the scholarship here.
2014 B'NAI B'RITH SPORTS SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline April 12,2014
ELIGIBILITY Any senior year student attending high school in the counties of Fairfax, Arlington,
Prince William, Stafford and Loudoun, and in the cities of Alexandria, Fairfax and Falls Church may
submit an application. Applications must be received by April 12, 2014.
SCHOLARSHIPS of $1,000 will be awarded to graduating male or female athletes entering college
or university in the Fall 2014 term. Applications will be reviewed by the Northern Virginia B'nai B'rith
Sports Scholarship Committee. Scholarship recipients will be notified by April 18, 2014.
APPLICATIONS will be evaluated, and awards will be determined, based on the following:
1. Athletic ability – The applicant must play on a high school varsity team in a competitive
high school sport recognized by the respective school district.
2. Scholarship – Shown by grade point average and SAT scores.
3. Applicant's community service.
4. Applicant must be of the Jewish faith.
5. Applicant is entering a college or university in the Fall 2014 term.
6. The scholarship award check will be written on a recipient's behalf to the college or
university that the recipient will be entering.
You can download the application here.
Federal Water Quality Association 2014 Environmental Scholarships
Deadline: April 14, 2014
Who is eligible to apply?
Graduating seniors from high schools in the metropolitan Washington, D.C. area and surrounding counties, planning to pursue environmental careers. (You must be accepted prior to receiving the award, into a 4-year bachelor’s
program in an acceptable field of study by an institution of higher learning. Acceptable areas of study: environmental sciences, environmental engineering, biology, chemistry, civil engineering, chemical engineering, or natural resource planning; other
environmental areas will also be considered).
Please visit the website below for the application website: