Scholarships in United States Virgin Islands

Young Epidemiology Scholars (YES) Competition

Award: $50,000, Deadline: February 2

Applicant must be a high school junior or senior, who is a citizen or permanent resident (holding a green card) of the United States, and is enrolled in and attending a high school located in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa, or the Mariana Islands; home schooled applicants who reside in those countries are also eligible. Original research project that applies epidemiological methods of analysis to a health-related issue in a human population is required; only one project per applicant will be accepted. Program is designed to inspire talented students to investigate the many behavioral, biological, environmental, and social factors that affect health, and based upon this knowledge, to identify ways to improve the health of the public. Award is applicable for tuition, required fees, and on-campus room and board at an accredited college or university located in the United States.

Robert G. Porter Scholars Program

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 31

Essay under 500 words, at least two letters of recommendation (one from a teacher and one from a community leader), transcripts, and SAT Reasoning/ACT scores are required to be submitted.

Global Citizen Scholarship Program

Award: $30,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a college freshman or sophomore who is an international student (not a Canadian citizen or permanent resident); preference granted to high school students in their graduating year. Selection based upon academic excellence, school/community leadership, extra-curricular involvement/service, and a commitment to global citizenship. Financial need is considered.

Global Citizen International Awards

Award: $10,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a college freshman or sophomore who is an international student (not a Canadian citizen or permanent resident); preference granted to high school students in their graduating year. Selection based upon academic excellence, school/community leadership, extra-curricular involvement/service, and a commitment to global citizenship. Financial need is considered.

APS Minority Travel Fellowship Awards

Award: $1,800, Deadline: n/a

Applicant must be an underrepresented minority graduate student, post-doctoral fellow, and early career faculty (recently transitioned); or a graduate student, post-doctoral fellow, and early career faculty (recently transitioned) with disabilities. Applicant must be attending a United States institution and conducting research in physiology within the U.S. and it's territories. Fellowship looks to increase active participation in and networking at scientific meetings among pre- and post-doctoral students who are from groups underrepresented in the physiological sciences.

International Student Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: September 1 (spring); April 1 (fall)

Applicant must be an international undergraduate with a minimum 2.5 GPA.

George Collins Fellowship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: September 5

Award is to support travel costs for international scholars who are speakers at the Annual Conference of the Society.

International Student Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: June 15 (fall); November 15 (spring)

Applicant must be a citizen of a foreign country and have a minimum 2.0 GPA.

Community College Transfer Scholarship Program

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior who is a United States citizen or legal permanent resident and is of Hispanic heritage. Applicant must be enrolled as a student in a community college and have plans to transfer to a full-time, degree-seeking program at a four-year accredited college or university in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, or Guam.

President's International Scholar Award

Award: $3,000, Deadline: None

Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time student, maintain a residence outside of New York and international student status, maintain normal academic progress, live in a university residence hall, and maintain a 3.0 GPA. The Director of International Education will choose the award recipients based on their admissions application and transcript.

HSF/Ford Motor Company Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a United States citizen or legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 who is of Hispanic heritage and is a graduating high school senior with a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA. Applicant must have plans to enroll as a full-time student in a degree-seeking program at a four-year accredited institution in the United States, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, or Guam. Preference will be given to students who have participated in the Ford PAS program. FAFSA is required. Program will begin as of fall 2009.

HSF/General Motors Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a United States citizen or legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 who is of Hispanic heritage. Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and plan to enroll or already be enrolled as a full-time student in a degree seeking program at a four-year accredited institution in the United States, Puerto Rico, or U.S. Virgin Islands during the upcoming academic year. FAFSA and GM Online Assessment (semi-finalists only) are required. Program will begin as of fall 2009.

International Masters/Professional Fellowship

Award: $18,000, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be a women who is not a United States citizen or permanent resident. Award is for full-time study or research in the United States.

General College Scholarship Program

Award: $5,000, Deadline: April 6

Applicant must be a college student who is a United States citizen or legal permanent resident and is of Hispanic heritage. Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time student in a degree-seeking program at an accredited college or university in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, or Guam.

Global Award

Award: -, Deadline: None

Applicant must have a minimum 2.0 GPA, be enrolled in at least 12 credits per semester, and come from a country other than the U.S. or Canada.

Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship Contest

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 2

Applicant must be a high school or college/university student who is a legal resident of the United States or Canada and is enrolled during the latter half of the academic year. Greeting card design is required to be submitted. Judging criteria will be used to determine the recipient: overall aesthetic appeal; quality of execution; creativity and originality; successful incorporation of design elements; appropriateness for use as a greeting card; attractiveness to The Gallery Collection's corporate and consumer customers; suitability as a design in Prudent's Gallery Collection greeting card line.

AAFCS-Kittrell International Graduate Fellowship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: January 9

Applicant must be a minority graduate student from the United States pursuing study in another nation or an international graduate student pursing a degree in family and consumer sciences in the United States, with preference for a student from a developing nation.

D. Elizabeth Williams International Graduate Fellowship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: January 9

Applicant must be an international student who desires to study family and consumer sciences in the United States, preferably at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Ethel L. Parker International Graduate Fellowship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: January 9

Applicant must be a FCS graduate student from the United States who participates in international study or an international graduate student who studies family and consumer sciences in the U.S.

Helen Strow International Graduate Fellowship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: January 9

Applicant must be an international student who is working to complete a graduate degree (applicants who live in countries that only offer two-year degree programs in family and consumer sciences can apply to complete a baccalaureate degree in the United States) in family and consumer sciences in the United States.

HSF/General College Scholarship Program

Award: $10,000, Deadline: December 15

Applicant must be a United States citizen or legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 who is of Hispanic heritage. Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and plan to enroll as a full-time student in a degree seeking program at a two- or four-year accredited institution in the United States, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, or Guam during the upcoming academic year. FAFSA is required. Program will begin as of fall 2009.

HSF/Atrisco Heritage Foundation Scholarship Program

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 28

Applicant must be a United States citizen or legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 who is of Hispanic heritage and is an heir of the Atrisco Land Grant. Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale and plan to enroll as a full-time student in a degree seeking program at a two- or four-year accredited institution in the United States, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, or Guam during the upcoming academic year. FAFSA is required. Program will be open as of fall 2009.

HSF/McNamara Family Creative Arts Project Grant

Award: $20,000, Deadline: February 28

Applicant must be a United States citizen or legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 who is of Hispanic heritage. Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in a degree-seeking program at an accredited college or university in the United Stats, Puerto Rico, or U.S. Virgin Islands majoring in the arts, including but not limited to media, film, performing arts, communications, or writing. Program will begin as of fall 2009.

HSF/Wal-Mart Stores College Scholarship Program

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a United States citizen or legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 who is of Hispanic heritage and is a sophomore, junior, senior, or first, or second year Master's student enrolled full-time with a minimum 3.0 GPA in a degree-seeking program at an accredited college or university in the United States, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, or Guam. FAFSA is required. Program will begin as of fall 2009.

HSF/Valley Alliance of Mentors for Opportunities and Scholarships (VAMOS) Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 28

Applicant must be a United States citizen or legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 who is of Hispanic heritage. Applicant must be a graduating senior from a high school in Hidalgo County who has a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA, ranks in the top quarter of their graduating class, and plans to enroll as a full-time student in a degree-seeking program at a four-year accredited institution in the United States, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, or Guam during the upcoming academic year. FAFSA is required. Program will begin as of fall 2009.

Travel Video Contest

Award: $4,000, Deadline: October 23

Applicant must be 18 years of age or older who is already enrolled or planning to enroll in a college or university outside of their home country. If applicant is currently studying outside of their home country, their video can describe any trip they would like to take. If applicant is not currently studying outside of their home country, their entry must describe theirproposed study abroad.