graduate student | Scholarship for Nigerians and Africans

CCWH/Berkshire and CCWH/Ida B. Wells Award, USA

This award is given to a female A.B.D. graduate student working on a historical dissertation, not necessarily in a history department. Applications for work on a project involving issues of race are particularly welcome.
1) be a CCWH member
(2) be a woman graduate student in a U.S. institution
(3) have passed to A.B.D. status by the time of the application. She may hold this award and others simultaneously. The applicant may specialize in any field, but must be working on an historical.The CCWH/Berkshire Conference of Women Historians Graduate Student Fellowship is a $1000 award to a female graduate student completing a dissertation in a history department.
The CCWH Ida B. Wells Graduate Student Fellowship is a $1000 award to an A.B.D. female graduate student working on a historical dissertation, not necessarily in a history department.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 15 Sept,2011

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Life Technologies Corporate Scholarship 2011, USA: Engineering, Technology and Science

At Life Technologies, we believe in the power of science to transform lives and the power of people to make it happen. We want to help students take charge of their impact on the world. The purpose of Life Technologies’ NSBE Scholarships is to provide financial scholarships for students pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees in Engineering, Technology and Science.
-Minimum 3.0 GPA
-College Freshman, Sophomore or Junior or First Year Graduate Student
-Major in Engineering, Science or Technical field
-Must be a financial NSBE member (required)
-Applications will be evaluated and the recipient(s) will be selected by Life Technologies. Only applications submitted for the Life Technologies’ NSBE -Scholarship will be reviewed for an award.
Application Requirements
-Complete an ONLINE application on NSBE IMPAK System
-Official transcript (Fall 2010 or Winter/Spring 2011 should be used) for verification of GPA.
-Resume (Submitted during online application process)
-Essay Responses/Questions (500 Words or less)
-Recommend drafting responses in a WORD PAD document prior to applying for cut/paste into application.
-“Why have you chosen a career in the engineering, science or technology and how will receiving this scholarship award support your career goals?”
-Please list other scholarships or financial aid that you have received for the Fall 2011 term or later.
-Proof of enrollment and/or graduation date may be requested.
-Must be enrolled in a university/college in the United States.

Scholarship Application Deadline: June 30, 2011

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Routhe-Christiansen Undergraduate Scholarship 2011-2012, USA: Agricultural finance, Agricultural and Food Business Management,Applied Economics.

The Routhe-Christiansen Scholarship is annual scholarship, to support upper class undergraduate students with an interest in agricultural finance,majoring in either Agricultural and Food Business Management or Applied Economics and who also enrolled full time in the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences and studying in the Department of Applied Economics.
The scholarships will be awarded on the basis of character, motivation, and potential with less regard for a high GPA: average grades are acceptable. Preference will be given to a good student who may be struggling financially. Preference will also be given to someone studying agricultural financial management

Scholarship Application Deadline: 13 May 2011

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