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WebstaurantStore Diversity Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Must be enrolled full-time or part-time, or plan to be enrolled, in a college or culinary arts school.
  • Must be majoring in Culinary Arts, Hospitality Management, or a closely related field.

How to Apply:

  •  Attach a 500-word essay attachment (in .doc or .pdf format) that describes how you became interested in a Culinary Arts or Hospitality career and what you hope to bring to the industry.

 

Further submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website

AISES Intel Growing The Legacy Scholarship Program (2020-2021)

Eligibility:

  • Must be majoring in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering. Considerations may be made for students pursuing Chemical Engineering, Material Science, and Physics.
  • Students must be a U.S. citizen, enrolled full-time at an accredited college/university, and be pursuing a bachelors, masters, or doctoral degree.
  • Must have a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA.
  • Applicants must be: an enrolled citizen or a decedent of an enrolled citizen of a federal or state recognized American Indian Tribe or Alaska Native Village; or Native Hawaiian or decedent from a Native Hawaiian; or Pacific Islander or decedent from Pacific Islander; or Indigenous person of Canada. Enrollment documents and/or a copy of birth certificate(s) showing descendancy from an enrolled citizen, Indigenous group of Canada, Native Hawaiian, or Pacific Islander are acceptable. Applicant may also, instead, provide a copy of their Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood or Certificate of Degree of Alaska Native Blood (CDIB) card.

How to Apply:

  • Essays: Students are required to submit 2 essays, up to 300 words each. These essays are an important part of the scholarship review process.
    • ​For undergraduate and graduate students:
      • Essay Prompt 1: Technical Skills: Describe your technical skills (i.e. Hardware, Software, etc.) and associated work, research and/or project experiences that would be relevant in sharing with a technical company.
      • Essay Prompt 2: Leadership Skills: Describe your leadership skills and/or experience(s)?
    • For Native Next Generation (college Freshman) students:
      • Essay Prompt 1: Please share a personal statement that highlights your background, academic achievements, and interests. Include information on courses taken and any honors or advanced placement courses. Talk about what motivates and challenges you intellectually and what impact you hope to have in your community and/or profession.
      • Essay Prompt 2: What activity or activities (cultural, community-related, occupational, academic, athletic etc.) most clearly reflect your character? Please describe your participation. Why is participation in this activity or these activities important to you?

Further submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

 

ISES Aristocrat/VGT Scholarship (2020-2021)

Eligibility:

  • Must be pursuing a degree in the following areas: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Development, Electrical Engineering, Finance, Human Resources, Supply Chain, and related fields.
  • Must be a full-time undergraduate student (or high school senior headed to higher education) at an accredited college/university or full-time graduate student.
  • Applicants must be: an enrolled citizen or a decedent of an enrolled citizen of a federal or state recognized American Indian Tribe or Alaska Native Village; or Native Hawaiian or decedent from a Native Hawaiian; or Pacific Islander or decedent from Pacific Islander; or Indigenous person of Canada. Enrollment documents and/or a copy of birth certificate(s) showing descendancy from an enrolled citizen, Indigenous group of Canada, Native Hawaiian, or Pacific Islander are acceptable. Applicant may also, instead, provide a copy of their Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood or Certificate of Degree of Alaska Native Blood (CDIB) card.

How to Apply:

  • Essays: Students are required to submit 3 essays, up to 500 words each.  These essays are an important part of the scholarship review process.
    • Essay Prompt 1: Please share a personal statement highlighting your background, academic achievements, and interests. Include information on courses taken and any honors or advanced placement courses. Talk about what motivates and challenges you intellectually and what impact you hope to have in your community and/or profession.
    • Essay Prompt 2: What stimulated your interest in your chosen major or area of study?
    • Essay Prompt 3:  What activity or activities (cultural, community-related, occupational, academic, athletic, etc.) most clearly reflect your character?  Please describe your participation. Why is participation in this activity or these activities important to you?

Further submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

AISES A.T. Anderson Scholarship (2020-2021)

Eligibility:

  • Any STEM related degree such as Mathematics, Medical Sciences, Physical Science, Technology, Science, Engineering, or Natural Resources.
  • Students must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students at an accredited two-year or four-year college/university for the 2020-2021 academic year.
  • Applicants must be: an enrolled citizen or a decedent of an enrolled citizen of a federal or state recognized American Indian Tribe or Alaska Native Village; or Native Hawaiian or decedent from a Native Hawaiian; or Pacific Islander or decedent from Pacific Islander; or Indigenous person of Canada. Enrollment documents and/or a copy of birth certificate(s) showing descendancy from an enrolled citizen, Indigenous group of Canada, Native Hawaiian, or Pacific Islander are acceptable. Applicant may also, instead, provide a copy of their Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood or Certificate of Degree of Alaska Native Blood (CDIB) card.

How to Apply:

  • Essays: Students are required to submit 3 essays, up to 500 words each.  These essays are an important part of the scholarship review process.
    • Essay Prompt 1: Please share a personal statement highlighting your background, academic achievements, and interests. Include information on courses taken and any honors or advanced placement courses. Talk about what motivates and challenges you intellectually and what impact you hope to have in your community and/or profession.
    • Essay Prompt 2: What stimulated your interest in your chosen major or area of study?
    • Essay Prompt 3:  What activity or activities (cultural, community-related, occupational, academic, athletic, etc.) most clearly reflect your character?  Please describe your participation. Why is participation in this activity or these activities important to you?

 

Further submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

Advancing Agricultural Science Opportunities for Native Americans (AASONA) Scholarship (2020-2021)

Eligible Degrees:

  •  Must be majoring an an agriculture related STEM degrees.
  • Applicants must be: an enrolled citizen or a decedent of an enrolled citizen of a federal or state recognized American Indian Tribe or Alaska Native Village; or Native Hawaiian or decedent from a Native Hawaiian; or Pacific Islander or decedent from Pacific Islander; or Indigenous person of Canada. Enrollment documents and/or a copy of birth certificate(s) showing descendancy from an enrolled citizen, Indigenous group of Canada, Native Hawaiian, or Pacific Islander are acceptable. Applicant may also, instead, provide a copy of their Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood or Certificate of Degree of Alaska Native Blood (CDIB) card.

How to Apply:

  • Essays: Students are required to submit 3 essays, up to 500 words each.  These essays are an important part of the scholarship review process.
    • Essay Prompt 1: Please share a personal statement highlighting your background, academic achievements, and interests. Include information on courses taken and any honors or advanced placement courses. Talk about what motivates and challenges you intellectually and what impact you hope to have in your community and/or profession.
    • Essay Prompt 2: What stimulated your interest in your chosen major or area of study?
    • Essay Prompt 3:  What activity or activities (cultural, community-related, occupational, academic, athletic, etc.) most clearly reflect your character?  Please describe your participation. Why is participation in this activity or these activities important to you?

Further submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

Building the Future Scholarship

Eligibility:

All applicants for the Building the Future Scholarship must meet all of the following eligibility requirements to apply:

  • Must be a low income student or student from an underrepresented minority group—LGBT, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, American Indian, or Filipino/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
  • Must be pursuing a career as a preschool-5th grade teacher (any discipline).
  • Must be enrolled at an accredited 2-year, 4-year, or technical/vocational college or university in the United States.
  • Open to college undergraduates
  • Must be pursuing an Education-related degree such as:
    • Child Development, Early/Elementary/Middle Childhood Education, Special Education, Bachelor’s in Education. (Students who are minoring in Education are also eligible to apply.)
  • Must be a United States citizen or Permanent Resident.
  • Open to students from all states.
  • Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
  • If selected, you must provide an official transcript for GPA and enrollment verification.

How to Apply:

To apply, make sure you meet the eligibility requirements, and then simply complete the online scholarship application and submit a short essay by the application deadline. Scholarship winners will be selected based on the overall strength of their essays and application materials compared to the entire applicant pool.

Essay (500-1,000 words)
How have difficult circumstances or unique challenges shaped you? What role has this played in your inspiration to become a teacher? Where do you see your teaching career in 10 years, and what would winning this scholarship mean for your future career?

Further submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

Plateau Native American Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Must be an enrolled member or descendant of one of the following tribes: Coeur d’Alene Tribe, Colville Confederated Tribes, The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Reservation, Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, Kalispel Tribe, Klamath Tribe, Kootenai Tribe of Idaho, Nez Perce Tribe, Spokane Tribe of Indians, Yakama Indian Nation; OR show proof of ancestry from a tribe or tribes known as Plateau Salishan, Sahaptian, or Kootenai.
  • Members of the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs and of the Cowlitz Tribe who are of Sahaptian speaking descent are also eligible to apply with documentation verifying their Sahaptian ancestry.
  • High school applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75.
  • Transfer and current undergraduate WSU student applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.
  • Graduate student applicants must have been accepted to graduate school. Current graduate students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
  • Undergraduate recipient must enroll for a minimum of six credit hours per semester (five credit hours per semester if graduate student).
  • Financial need, academic performance, and essay statement will determine selection. Preference given to students who are pursuing undergraduate degrees and to students pursuing a field of study within the College of Arts and Science.

More Details

All applications must be submitted by May 15, 2020.

How to Apply

  • Apply online by completing the Plateau Native American Scholarship Application.
  • Attach documentation of tribal enrollment.

The application and submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

American Indian Graduate Center

Eligibility

  • Be a full-time degree seeking student from an accredited higher education institution in the United States.
  • Must be able to demonstrate tribal affiliation through the submission of a Tribal Eligibility Certificate.
    • Each opportunity has specific affiliation requirements, please review the specific criteria that you are applying for to ensure eligibility.
  • Must be able to demonstrate financial need through submission of a Financial Needs form (due by July 15 each year) and the FAFSA.

More Details

All applications must be submitted by June 1, 2018.

How to Apply

  • Complete the online application.

The application and submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

Cobell Scholarship – Undergraduate

Eligibility

  • Be a full-time, degree-seeking student at an accredited post-secondary institution
  • Complete a tribal eligibility form
  • Demonstrate financial need

More Details

  • Scholarship amount varies
  • Please visit website to log in and access application

Palmer Scholars

Eligibility

  • Be a junior in high school Fall of 2017
  • Identify as a person of color, bi- or multi-racial
  • Actively involved and a leader in school and the community
  • Minimum 2.0 GPA
  • Pell Grant of Free/Reduced Lunch eligible
    • Some exceptions may apply and a written statement must be included in the application to explain your financial situation

More Details

All applications must be submitted by December 8, 2017.

How to Apply

  • Complete the online application

The application and submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.