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The AfterCollege-AACN Scholarship Fund supports students who are seeking a baccalaureate, master’s or doctoral degree in nursing. Special consideration will be given to students in a graduate program with the goal of becoming a nurse educator; students completing an RN-to-BSN or RN-to-MSN program; and those enrolled in an accelerated program.
One scholarship in the amount of $2,500 will be awarded each quarter.
1. ELIGIBILITY: The Scholarship Program is sponsored by AfterCollege, Inc., unless otherwise indicated on the page of the Scholarship Program (such sponsor, the “Sponsor”) and is open to any applicant who:
• is eighteen (18) years of age or older, or has submitted an executedParental/Legal Guardian Consent and Release form, and • is a registered member of aftercollege.com, and • is a legal resident of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, and • completes (i) a scholarship application online athttp://www.aftercollege.com/content/scholarships/ (the “Application”) and (ii) an AfterCollege profile athttps://www.aftercollege.com/account/profile/edit (your “Profile”), as each such page address may be updated from time to time.
Applicants must be enrolled by the deadline noted in the Specific Scholarship Rules (the “Deadline”) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher learning (college, university or trade school) within the United States. Current employees, officers, directors and agents of Sponsor and its related companies and members of their immediate families (defined as spouse, parents, siblings and children) and persons residing at the same address are not eligible to win. Void where prohibited.
2. HOW TO ENTER: To enter, complete and submit the appropriate Application under which you are eligible pursuant to the Specific Scholarship Rules and your Profile no later than 11:59 pm Pacific Time of the Deadline. Limit one (1) Application per person. Your Application and Profile must be written in English, with correct spelling and grammar. No corrections or substitutions to the Application or your Profile after the Deadline shall be accepted. Applications or Profiles that are obscene, pornographic, libelous or otherwise objectionable in Sponsor’s sole discretion will be disqualified. All Applications become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for lost, late, misdirected, or unintelligible entries. By submitting an Application, you fully and unconditionally accept and agree to the Scholarship Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding.
3. SELECTION OF POTENTIAL RECIPIENT: Sponsor is looking for eligible Applicants who follow directions and complete a clear and professional Application and Profile. Soon after the Deadline, Sponsor will select at least one (1) of the submitted and eligible Applications to receive the applicable Scholarship (the “Prize Winning Application”). Sponsor’s determination shall be based on the professionalism and accomplishments demonstrated in their Profile, based on their personal statement, relevant experience, honors, awards, skills and other profile categories, and based on other criteria set forth in the Specific Scholarship Rules. The potential recipient will be notified by e-mail and must submit proof of enrollment at the post-secondary institution of higher education attended by the potential recipient. Sponsor shall have no liability for any potential recipient notification that is lost, intercepted or not received by the potential recipient for any reason. Sponsor reserves the right to choose less than one Prize Winning Application if, in its sole discretion, it does not receive a sufficient number of eligible and qualified Applications. The Prize Winning Application, or any portion thereof, may be posted on the Sponsor’s website or in any media format without further compensation or notice to the recipient.
Stipends are $39,000 (first year), $40,100 (second year), and $42,300 (optional third year). Research expenses of $3,500 per year are available, as well. (Indirect costs not allowed.) U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status is required.
These awards are offered to M.D.s, Ph.D.s, and M.D./Ph.D.s interested in conducting basic or clinical research related to cystic fibrosis. Awards are offered through the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s network of research centers, or through individual applications submitted to the Foundation.
The Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards run annually from April and honor young Latino leaders with grants for their college education or to fund a community service effort. The 2013 online application will be available June through Oct 1st and will be open to current high school rising seniors only who maintain an un-weighted 3.0 GPA. Award categories include, but are not limited to: Business & Entrepreneurship, Education, Engineering and Mathematics, Healthcare/Science and Community Service. More categories are added each year and are subject to change without notice. For questions, Please consult our FAQ's.
The Awards are divided into twelve different regions across the country: Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Phoenix, San Jose and Washington DC. Students may apply to as many categories as they wish within any one region (and only one) regardless of where they live. If selected attendance to the regional ceremony is absolutely mandatory.
Three recipients are selected for each category (Gold, Silver and Bronze Medallion) in each of the regions and special recognition ceremonies are held with local business, education and community leaders to pay tribute to their accomplishments. All recipients are eligible to be selected as their category National recipient, receive a laptop computer, and a trip to be recognized at the National Youth Awards ceremony (Location TBA).
The Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards has a helpful Dos and Don'ts section on the application process.
Hispanic/Latino, Mexican American, Puerto Rican
Native American/Alaska Native undergraduate students attending tribal colleges and universities are eligible to apply for the American Indian College Fund Full Circle Scholarship Program.
Minimum general eligibility requirements include:
Tribal College Students Only: To be considered for all available scholarships be sure to complete both the TCU Scholarship Program application and the Full Circle Scholarship Program application. See your TCU’s financial aid office for more information on the TCU Scholarship Program and the deadlines for applying.
Support for the cost of education by covering unmet need and self-help aid, including graduate school funding.
The Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS) Program selects 1,000 talented students each year to receive a good-through-graduation scholarship to use at any college or university of their choice. We provide Gates Millennium Scholars with personal and professional development through our leadership programs along with academic support throughout their college career.
The goal of GMS is to promote academic excellence and to provide an opportunity for outstanding minority students with significant financial need to reach their highest potential by:
The Gates Millennium Scholars Program, established in 1999, was initially funded by a $1 billion grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
The GMS Scholarship Award Provides:
Students are eligible to be considered for a GMS scholarship if they meet all of the following criteria:
African American, Alaskan Native, American Indian, Hispanic/Latino, Mexican American, Native American, Pacific Islanders, Puerto Rican
Last updated: April 18, 2014
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