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Alabama - Full Tuition Award. Site Excerpt: "A contract to guarantee four years of fully paid undergraduate tuition at any public junior college, college, or university in Alabama; an amount equal to the average cost of Alabama tuition will be provided for students who attend a private, or out-of-state institution. Age limits apply to students enrolled in the program."
Alabama – Technology Scholarship Program for Alabama Teachers. Site Excerpt: “TSPAT applications are processed each term on a first-come, first-served basis as long as funds remain available. Twenty-five percent (25%) of the funds are targeted for minority teachers.”
Alaska – $7,000 Gear Up Alaska Scholarship. Site Excerpt: “The federal government funds the scholarships. They do not have to be paid back. In Alaska, GEAR UP scholarships are available to students who have participated in GEAR UP Programs in 6th, 7th, and 8th grade and have met the academic milestones established by their district.”

Arkansas - $500 Single Parent Scholarship. Site Excerpt: “The purpose of our Single Parent Scholarships is to provide supplemental financial assistance to those single parents living in Arkansas who are pursuing a course of instruction that will improve their income-earning potential.”


California - $50,000 Freemason Scholarship. Site Excerpt: “More than 2,000 students have been assisted through a scholarship from the California Masonic Foundation. Four-year scholarship awards range from $6,000 to $45,000 per student.”

California – Cal Grant Information. Site Excerpt: “Cal Grant awards are state funded monetary grants given to students to help pay for college expenses. The awards do not have to be paid back.”
California – $1,500 ACWA Scholarships. Site Excerpt: “The Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) awards a minimum of six $1,500 scholarships each spring to qualified students in water resources-related fields.”

California – Los Angeles Council of Black Engineers Awards. Site Excerpt: “The Al-Ben Scholarship fund was established by the Los Angeles Council of Black Professional Engineers (LACBPE) in 1976 to provide awards and incentives to technically inclined pre-college and undergraduate students enrolled in engineering, mathematical computer studies or applied scientific studies.”

California – $2,000 California Teachers Association Scholarship. Site Excerpt: “Twenty-Five (25) - $2,000.00 scholarships will be awarded.  One scholarship is designated for a student attending continuation high school in memory of Del A. Weber.  One scholarship is designated as the Ralph J. Flynn Memorial Scholarship and is awarded to the highest scoring applicant.”
California – $2,750 Farm Bureau Scholarship. Site Excerpt: “Any student entering or attending a four-year accredited college or university in California and pursuing a career in the agricultural industry. Students entering or attending a junior college are not eligible. Students must be a resident of the State of California.”
Colorado – Dept. of Education Scholarships. Site Excerpt: “CDE supports districts with implementation of policy and programs designed to prepare students for success in college and careers."  Funding is subject to change at any time.”  

Connecticut – Capitol Scholarship Program. Site Excerpt: “The Capitol Scholarship Program provides state grants to help talented and needy students pay for college. It is not a merit program; priority is given to those who are least able to contribute to college costs.”
District of Columbia – $10,000 DC Tuition Assistance Grant. Site Excerpt: “You pay the low in-state tuition and the grant pays the difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition up to $10,000 a year. With a maximum of 5 award years that can amount to a lifetime of $50,000, this grant makes affordable college tuition a reality.”
Florida – Florida Federation of Garden Clubs Scholarships. Site Excerpt: “Many local clubs offer assistance of their own and the Scholarship Chairman will provide forms and help to find what you are looking for.”
Florida – Mary McLeod Bethune Scholarship. Site Excerpt: “Financial assistance to undergraduate students who meet scholastic requirements, demonstrate financial need, and attend Bethune-Cookman College, Edward Waters College, Florida A&M University, or Florida Memorial College.”
Florida José Martí Scholarship Challenge Grant Fund. Site Excerpt: “A need-based merit scholarship that provides financial assistance to eligible students of Hispanic origin who will attend Florida public or private institutions. Applicants for undergraduate study must apply during their senior year of high school.”
Florida – Critical Teacher Shortage Tuition Reimbursement Program. Site Excerpt:Created for the purpose of improving the skills and knowledge of certified full-time publicly-funded school employees currently teaching or preparing to teach in a Pre K-12 critical teacher shortage area as approved by the State Board of Education.”
Idaho – $2,000 Tschudy Family Scholarship. Site Excerpt: “The award is $2,000 and is renewable for up to five years of undergraduate study and two years of graduate study. It is awarded on the basis of academic merit and financial need.”
Illinois – $3,000 CRCA Scholarship Information. Site Excerpt: “The Chicago Roofing Contractors Association will award a $3,000 renewable scholarship to a high school senior who will enter college in September 2005 in the following programs – liberal arts and sciences, engineering, architecture or business.”
Illinois – $6,000 Education Communications Scholarship Foundation. Site Excerpt: “The Foundation shall provide a minimum of 127 scholarships.  These awards of $1,000 to $6,000 each. Citizen of the United States. Basic Criteria: Ability (GPA & Aptitude Test Scores). Have taken the ACT or SAT. Secondary Criteria: Activities, Financial Need. Remit a $3.50 processing fee.”
Indiana – $2,500 Masonic Order of Knights Templar Student Loan. Site Excerpt: “The deadline for accepting applications for the Fall Term is June 15th of that year. Due to processing time, no applications are normally taken after that date. If an applicant has missed the date for the current year but feels that they wish to apply for the following year.”

Indiana - $4,000 SSACI Minority Teacher Scholarship. Site Excerpt: “The Minority Teacher Scholarship was created by the 1988 Indiana General Assembly to address the critical shortage of Black and Hispanic teachers in Indiana.”

Kentucky – Eastern Kentucky University Music Scholarships. Site Excerpt: “The Department of Music at Eastern Kentucky University offers a comprehensive program of financial assistance. Awards vary in amount and are provided to talented young musicians preparing themselves for careers in music and music education.”
Louisiana – LOUISIANA SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM Scholarship. Site Excerpt: "The Louisiana Scholarship Program empowers low-income families with the same opportunity as more affluent parents already have – the financial resources to send their child to the school of their choice.

Maine – $1,000 Alva S. Appleby Scholarship. Site Excerpt: “Must be a resident of the State of Maine, and enrolled in a dental school accredited by the American Dental Association. The award is based on academic performance/essay (personal statement). The scholarship is renewable.”
Maine – Maine Community Foundation Scholarships. Site Excerpt: “The scholarship funds in this section are administered by the Maine Community Foundation for the benefit of Maine residents. Please note that each scholarship has its own application requirements, review process, and application deadline and that many scholarships are limited to residents of specific counties or graduates of specific high schools.”
Maryland Maryland Higher Education Commission. Site Excerpt: “The State has an extensive array of financial aid programs in the form of grants, scholarships and other awards for students who want to further their education beyond high school.”
Massachusetts $750 Paul Golden Memorial Scholarship Award. Site Excerpt: “The Scholarship Committee of the Massachusetts Juvenile Police Officers Association Incorporated wishes to bring to your attention information regarding the Fifteenth Annual Paul Golden Memorial Scholarship Awards. The scholarship is named after Sergeant Paul Golden of the Newton Police Department.”
Michigan – $4,000 Michigan Nursing Scholarship. Site Excerpt: “Students will be selected for scholarship awards by their college or university financial aid office.  Scholarship awards are for $4,000 per academic year for full time students, but cannot exceed cost of attendance minus other grants and scholarships.”
Minnesota – $1,000 Presidential Freedom Scholarship. Site Excerpt: “High school juniors and seniors, in public and private schools, who have performed at least 100 hours of community service in the year prior to applying.”
Minnesota – The McKnight Theater Artist Fellowship. Site Excerpt: The Playwrights’ Center is one of the largest sources of career-advancing financial assistance for playwrights in the country today. In fact, the amount of funding the Center grants—including support of theater artists—is second only to the National Endowment for the Arts.”
Mississippi – $80,000 Family Medicine Medical Education Loan Repayment Program. Site Excerpt: “The Governor signed Senate Bill 2916 which expanded the IHL Medical Education Scholarship Program to include Loan Repayment ($80,000 for an 8 year commitment) for family medicine residency graduates agreeing to serve in a critical needs area.”
Montana – $1,500 Robert C. Byrd Scholarship. Site Excerpt: “The Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship Program is a federally funded program administered by the Office of Public Instruction to recognize exceptionally able high school seniors who show promise of continued excellence in postsecondary education.”
Nebraska – Child Development Associate Scholarship Project. Site Excerpt: “Program focuses on the skills of early care and education professionals. The program is designed to provide performance-based training, assessment, and credentialing of Head Start, preschool, child care staff, home visitors, and family child care providers.”
New Mexico – Albuquerque Community Foundation Scholarships. Site Excerpt: “ALL information on eligibility, deadlines and applications needed to apply for a scholarship or financial aid award is on this website, in this section. Here you will also find articles to help you in your search for assistance, on how to apply and links to other helpful sites.”
North Carolina – $2,500 Prospective Teacher Scholarship. Site Excerpt: “The Prospective Teacher Scholarship Loan program provides $2500 per academic year for full-time undergraduate study leading to teacher licensure or to licensure in special services areas, including school psychology, school counseling, speech/language pathology, audiology, and library/media services.”
Oklahoma – Sir Alexander Fleming Scholar Program. Site Excerpt: “An endowment was established for the program in 1988 to ensure the program’s continued existence. The Sir Alexander Fleming Scholar Program remains popular, attracting as many as 350 applicants each year.”
Rhode Island – $1,000 Doris Mathewson Nursing Award. Site Excerpt: “Awards $1000 to a part-time or full-time student in the nursing major. Criteria include minimum GPA of 3.0, evidence of department activities and service to the college and community. Deadline May 31st.”
South Carolina – $1,500 Robert C. Byrd Scholarship. Site Excerpt: “The scholarship amount is determined by the amount of a United States Department of Education grant and is renewable for up to four years of undergraduate study.”
Texas – Texas Society of Professional Engineers Scholarships. Site Excerpt: “The Texas Society of Professional Engineers and Texas Engineering Foundation offer a number of scholarships to graduating high school seniors who are planning to pursue engineering degrees at Texas Universities.”
Texas – Abe and Annie Seibel Foundation. Site Excerpt: “Interest-free loans available to USA Citizens and Texas residents who have graduated from Texas high schools. Must enroll as a full-time student at a Texas college/university, accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.”

Utah – The New Century Scholarship Program. Site Excerpt: “Created by the 1999 Utah State Legislature to provide scholarship opportunities to Utah students who complete the requirements of an associate degree by September 1 of the year that they graduate from high school.”

Virginia – $2,500 Tuition Assistance Program. Site Excerpt: “The Virginia Child Care Provider Scholarship Program is a tuition assistance program offering current and future child care providers a foundation in the care and development of children.”

Washington - $5,000 Edmund F. Maxwell Foundation Scholarship. Site Excerpt: “The Maxwell Foundation is offering financial assistance of up to $5,000 for freshmen starting college during the 2006-2007 academic year. Students who plan to attend accredited independent colleges or universities and who are bona fide residents of Western Washington are urged to apply in early 2006.”

West Virginia – $3,000 PROMISE Scholarship. Site Excerpt: “The West Virginia PROMISE (Providing Real Opportunities for Maximizing In-state Student Excellence) Scholarship Program, approved by the Legislature in 1999, offers each West Virginia high school graduate who completes school in West Virginia with a 3.0 grade point average.”
Wisconsin – GEAR UP Grant. Site Excerpt: “The Wisconsin middle and high school Gaining Early Awareness & Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) provide for a long-term early intervention to enable students and families, beginning in the sixth grade, to learn about and plan for college over a period of years.”
Wyoming – $1,000 John W. Hoyt Scholarship. Site Excerpt: “Available to individuals earning an Associate of Arts or Science degree from a Wyoming community college who transfer to UW for continued study. Recipients are nominated by their college and must have at least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA).”


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