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AB 540 Friendly High School Student Scholarships:

General Scholarships for Latina/o High School Students:

Great Minds in STEM – HENAAC Scholars Program
STEM Scholarships:  Application Deadline April 30, 2012

Basic Scholarship Requirements:

  •  Applicants must demonstrate leadership through academic achievements
    and campus/community activities
  • Applicants must be Science, Technology, Engineering or Math related majors
  • Applicants must have an overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher
  • Recipients must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program for the
    Fall 2012 semester
  • Applicants must be of Hispanic origin and/or must significantly participate in and promote organizations and activities in the Hispanic community

Each Scholarship Recipient Will Receive:

  • A scholarship ranging in amounts from $500 to $5,000
  • Listing and photo in the HENAAC Conference issue of TECHNiCA Magazine
  • Press Release on Great Minds in STEM website:
  • Complimentary registration and hotel accommodations to the HENAAC 2010 Career
    Conference and Awards Show.
  • Qualifying students may also receive transportation support.
  • Recipients will be awarded at the HENAAC Conference at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida on October 11-13, 2010. Recipients MUST attend the conference to receive the scholarship.

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Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard’s Student Resources Center

Scholarships and Internships in the 34th Congressional District of Los Angeles

Information and applications for the following topics:

  • Paying for College – Student Financial Aid and Scholarship Applications
  • Student Art Competition
  • Internships:  In Los Angeles and Washington DC
  • United States Service Academies: Learn about the service academies and nomination process through your congressional representative.

Information on the following scholarships among others:

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California State University Los Angeles College of Engineering and Computer Science Scholarships – For CSULA Students
The range for CSULA scholarships is from $100 to $5,000, with the average award being around
$700. Students may receive more than one scholarship, but not all qualified students will receive
awards due to insufficient funds. Only about 35-40% of qualified applicants can be awarded.
Scholarships are divided by colleges. Below are the scholarships currently available through the
College of Engineering and Computer Science at CSULA.

Al & Ann Jicha Endowed Scholarship Fund

  • Engineering & Technology major
  • 3.0 GPA; upper division student
  • U.S. Citizen
  • Demonstrate financial need

Ben Levine Scholarship

  • Electrical Engineering major
  • 2.5 GPA; sophomore or higher standing
  • Demonstrate financial need

Carl & Karen Hasse Scholarship

  • Engineering major - any option
  • 2.5 GPA; undergraduate student
  • Demonstrate financial need

David and Susan Wilstein

  • Engineering major-Civil Engineering option
  • 3.0 GPA; full-time status
  • Demonstrate service and leadership in the community and/or University

Edison International Power Energy Scholarship

  • Electrical Engineering major, emphasis in power energy
  • 2.75 GPA; transfer student from community college
  • Demonstrate financial need

Engineering Family Support Scholarship

  • Engineering major – any option
  • Undergraduate/ graduate student
  • Must be supporting their family while enrolled at CSULA

Fire Protection administration

  • Technology major - Fire Protection Administration option

Fred W. Zahrt, Jr., Epsilon Pi Tau Memorial

  • Outstanding student in Department of Technology
  • Special consideration given to Epsilon Pi Tau members

Fire Protection administration

  • Technology major - Fire Protection Administration option

Fred W. Zahrt, Jr., Epsilon Pi Tau Memorial

  • Outstanding student in Department of Technology
  • Special consideration given to
  • Epsilon Pi Tau members

George and Judy Strang Scholarship

  • Engineering or Technology major
  • 2.75 GPA; full- time status
  • Undergraduate student

Industry Advisory Board

  • Engineering or Technology major; undergraduate status
  • 2.5 GPA
  • Demonstrate financial need

Jewel Plummer Cobb Scholarship

  • Engineering or Physical and Natural Science major
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Preference given to UPP, ACCESS or Pueblo Science Project Alumni

Kenneth N. Sweetham Family Scholarship

  • Engineering and Technology major
  • 3.0 GPA; graduate student

Ledtronics, Inc./ Pervaiz & Almas Lodhie Scholarship

  • Engineering & Technology major
  • 3.0 GPA

Demonstrate financial need Mustspecialize in electronics, power systems or technology

  • Los Angeles County Foundation of Civil Engineers and Land Surveyors
  • Engineering major - Civil Engineering option; upper division standing
  • Must have overall GPA of 2.75 and 3.0 in civil engineering courses
  • Demonstrate financial need

Los Angeles DWP/Alex Radin Perpetual Scholarship

  • Engineering major-any option
  • 2.75 GPA; U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Demonstrate financial need

Martin Roden Electrical Engineering

  • Engineering major
  • California resident; full-time status
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Must show potential for success, through GPA or professional activities

Nabih Youssef Graduate Fellowship

  • Civil Engineering major, option in Structural/Earthquake Engineering
  • 3.0 GPA; new graduate student

NACME scholar program

  • Engineering & Technology major
  • 2.5 GPA; full-time status
  • Must be U.S. Citizen/ permanent resident

Ray & Kathy Landis Scholarship

  • Engineering or Technology major
  • 2.5 GPA; full-time status
  • Undergraduate student

Richard A. Griffin Memorial

  • Electrical Engineering major or option
  • 3.0 GPA; full-time status

Richard J. Hoffman Memorial

  • Graphic Communications major
  • 2.75 GPA

Richard Roberto Endowed Scholarship

  • Engineering major - Mechanical Engineering option
  • 2.5 GPA; undergraduate student
  • Demonstrate financial need

School of Engineering & Technology Alumni

  • Engineering and Technology major
  • 2.5 GPA
  • Demonstrated financial need

Sean King Memorial

  • Engineering major - any option
  • Active in professional student organizations
  • Demonstrate financial need

Sikcand Scholarship Fund

  • Civil Engineering major
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Upper division standing
  • Demonstrate financial need

Yau-Kong Lak Memorial Scholarship

  • 3.0 GPA; full-time status
  • New or continuing student
  • Must be U.S. Citizen

National Society of High School Scholars Foundation

NSHSS Foundation STEM scholarships are created to help reduce financial barriers for high school seniors interested in entering college to pursue STEM majors--Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. The scholarships are for entering college freshmen who belong to underrepresented groups in STEM careers. The scholarships are to be used for the student's first year of college

Applications for US Students Open in January and usually have a March Deadline

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors attending public high schools who are among underrepresented groups with a minimum GPA of 3.5 or the equivalent. In addition to the application, requirements include teacher recommendation, transcript, personal statement, and photograph.

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ACS/BAYER Scholar Program

For African-American, Hispanic/Latino, and American Indian students who are pursuing an undergraduate degree in chemical science or chemical technology. Must prove financial need.

ADA Foundation Minority Dental Student Scholarship Program

For second year students currently attending or enrolled at a dental school accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation. Minimum 3.0 GPA

American Geological Institute Minority Geo-science Scholarships

For students enrolled in an accredited institution as an undergraduate or graduate student majoring in geo-science or a sub discipline of geo-science and demonstrate financial need.

American Geophysical Union

For minority graduate or undergraduate students studying earth, space or marine science or related field.

American Chemical Society- Scholarship Program

For high school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores or juniors who are pursuing a chemical technology career. Must demonstrate financial need and academic excellence.

American Institute for Architects Minority Disadvantaged Scholarship

For minority students enrolling in architecture programs. Awards are from $500 to $3,000. Generally 20 students are selected.

American Nuclear Society

For women and minority students studying nuclear science or nuclear engineering.

Burger King Scholarship Program

Awards are $1,000 each and may be used for educational expenses during the first year of college or post-secondary vocational/technical school. Approximately 1,500 scholarships are awarded throughout the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico.

CIA/Undergraduate Scholarships

For minority or disabled college freshman with a 3.0 GPA. Applicants must be majoring in one or more of the following: physics, computer science, engineering, economics, mathematics, imagery science, cartography, Japanese, Russian, or Chinese. Recipients will gain a summer job at the Central Intelligence Agency. Full tuition, up to $10,000, is paid and summer job pays competitive rates.

Fluor Foundation/Fluor Daniel Engineering Scholarship

For minorities or females, who are full-time sophomores enrolled in an undergraduate program in Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering, at a participating institution. Student must be selected by the dean of engineering or appropriate selection committee at participating college/universities.

League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) National Scholarship Fund

For high school seniors and undergraduate and graduate college students through its educational counterpart, the LULAC National Educational Service Centers, Inc.

MALDEF-Ellen and Federico Jimenez Scholarship

For college or state university undocumented students only. University of Texas (UT) students DO NOT qualify. Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund.


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