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The law also allows for a living allowance up to $20,000.
The program provides educational loans sponsored by the State of Arizona, repaid in service in an eligible area in Arizona as a licensed physician. Minimum two-year service commitment.
Service will be full-time practice in any of the following locations, as defined in A.R.S. § 15-1721:
(1) A rural AND medically underserved area of Arizona.
(2) A medically underserved area of Arizona.
(3) A medically underserved population of Arizona.
(4) Any Indian Reservation that is located in Arizona
Loan funding for one or two years has a two-year service commitment. Above the two-year minimum, the commitment is one year of service for each year of funding received (e.g. if you receive funding for four years, you will have a four-year service commitment). There is a maximum of five years of funding granted.
Students at three colleges in Arizona currently qualify for consideration: students seeking a M.D. degree at The University of Arizona College of Medicine; students seeking a D.O. degree at Midwestern University's Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine (AZCOM) or D.O. candidates at A.T. Still University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine – Mesa (ATSU COM-Mesa). Students must be classified as Arizona residents under the state law classifying students for tuition purposes (A.R.S. 15-1802).
AfterCollege believes that what's good for students is good for everyone: schools, employers, community, and other students! That’s why we not only help students find jobs & internships, but also offer scholarships to help fund their education. We have awarded more than $1,000,000 in scholarships and student activities through our program to date.
As a job and internship resource, our scholarships are for students who will be exemplary candidates in their field when the time comes to find an internship or job. This means that we evaluate applicants with the eye of a hiring manager, so: watch your grammar, check your spelling, put your best accomplishments forward and you may get paid for thinking about your future!
Open to currently enrolled students in an accredited program, working toward a degree (AA, AS, BA, BS, MA, MS, MFA, PhD, MD, JD, etc.) in any discipline- Minimum 2.5 GPA
March 31, June 30, September 30 and December 31 at 11:59 pm.
Official Scholarship Rules:
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
The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program is the United States' largest youth recognition program based exclusively on volunteer community service. The program was created in 1995 by Prudential in partnership with the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) to honor middle level and high school students for outstanding service to others at the local, state, and national level.
The program's goals are to applaud young people who already are making a positive difference in their towns and neighborhoods, and to inspire others to think about how they might contribute to their communities.
In the United States, each program year begins in September, when information and application instructions are mailed to all middle level and high schools in the 50 United States and Washington, D.C., and to the following officially designated local organizations:
* Girl Scout councils
* County 4-H organizations
* American Red Cross chapters
* Affiliates of HandsOn Network
Through these schools and local organizations, students are encouraged to complete an online application <by November 5.
Local Honorees are selected at participating schools and organizations in November. From these winners, an independent judging organization names the top middle level and high school volunteer in each state and Washington, D.C. Results are announced in early February. Then, 10 National Honorees are chosen by a panel of prominent public figures, and announced at a special ceremony in Washington, D.C., in May.
Any young person who:
* is in grades 5-12 as of November 5,
* is a legal resident of any U.S. state or Washington, D.C.,
* has engaged in a volunteer activity that occurred at least partly during the 12 months prior to the date of application, and
* submits a completed application to a school principal or the head of an officially designated local organization by November 5.
Read Frequently Asked Questions about Eligibility
The application must:
* describe an individual's community service activity or an individual's significant leadership in a group activity that has taken place during the previous year,
* be completed and submitted to a school principal or the head of an officially designated local organization by November 5, and
* be certified by the principal of a middle level or high school or the head of an officially designated local organization. These individuals should review implementation instructions carefully.
Read Frequently Asked Questions about Applications by students and by schools.
U.S. citizenship required
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
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