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ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS

General Scholarship Search
Offers a number of sites for you to perform a general search for scholarship money. For more information: http://www.findingmoneyforcollege.com/

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute
The mission of CHCI Scholarship Program is to provide critical financial assistance that will increase graduation rates among Latino students in post-secondary education. For more information: http://www.chci.org/scholarships/

Department of Homeland Security Scholarship
The DHS Scholarship and Fellowship Program is intended for students interested in pursuing the basic science and technology innovations that can be applied to the DHS mission. For more information: http://www.orau.gov/dhsed/

Hispanic Scholarship Fund
As the nation’s leading Hispanic higher education fund, HSF works to address the barriers that keep many Latinos from earning a college degree. HSF has awarded over $330 million in scholarships over the past 36 years and has supported a broad range of outreach and education programs to help students and their families navigate collegiate life, from gaining admission and securing financial aid to finding employment after graduation. For more information: http://www.hsf.net (click on Scholarships).

The College Board Scholarship Search
An online tool to help you locate scholarships, internships, grants, and loans that match your education level, talents, and background.  For more information: http://apps.collegeboard.org (click on Pay for College).

United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
UNCF is the nation’s largest and most effective minority education organization. UNCF provides scholarships and internships for students at about 900 institutions. For more information: http://www.uncf.org/forstudents/scholarship.asp

 

STUDY ABROAD FUNDING

Gilman International Scholarship Program
The Gilman Scholarship Program offers a competition for awards for undergraduate study abroad and was established by the International Academic Opportunity Act of 2000. This scholarship provides awards for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study abroad programs worldwide. For more information: http://www.iie.org/Programs/Gilman-Scholarship-Program

Boren Awards
Supports graduate and undergraduate students studying languages, cultures and world areas critical to U.S. interests. http://www.iie.org/Programs/Boren-Awards-for-International-Study

Freeman-ASIA Award
Freeman-ASIA accepts applications from U.S. citizens or permanent residents studying at the undergraduate level at a two-year or four-year college or university who demonstrate financial need to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia. For more information: http://www.iie.org/Programs/Freeman-ASIA

 

SUMMER INTERNSHIPS & ACADEMIC PREPARATION PROGRAMS

Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Biomedical Careers Program
The Biomedical Careers Program (BCP) began in 1978 as an academic enrichment program for undergraduate students interested in careers in the health professions.  The program targets undergraduates who are economically and/or educationally disadvantaged.  BCP offers an intensive six-week summer program to serve students at all stages of undergraduate education. For more information: http://rwjms.umdnj.edu/osap/bcp.html

Association of American Medical Colleges
A listing of summer programs nationwide. For more information: https://www.aamc.org/members/great/61052/great_summerlinks.html

SMDEP-Summer Medical and Dental Education Program
A FREE (full tuition, housing, and meals) six-week summer academic enrichment program that offers freshman and sophomore college students intensive and personalized medical and dental school preparation. For more information: http://www.smdep.org/

Seton Hall | Law - The Summer Institute of Pre-Legal Studies (Pre-Legal)
The Pre-Legal program is designed for college students with socio-economic and/or educational disadvantage and an interest in the law. The Pre-Legal program is a five-week, residential, skill-building program designed to replicate the academic challenges of the first year of law school. For more information: http://law.shu.edu/About/DiverseCommunity/Pipeline/prelegal.cfm

 

 

 

 

 

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