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Re: Scholarships
« Reply #20 on: February 17, 2005, 11:33:26 AM »
The application period for 2005-6 is closed but this is one to keep in mind for next year.  It is for women of color in their final year of study.

American Association of University Women
Selected Professions Fellowships
Selected Professions Fellowships are awarded to women who intend to pursue a full-time course of study at accredited institutions during the fellowship year in one of the designated degree programs where women's participation traditionally has been low (see list below). Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

Master's and First Professional Awards $5,000-$12,000
  Applications available* Aug. 1, 2005-Jan. 10, 2006
  Application POSTMARK deadline* Jan. 10, 2006
  Fellowship year July 1, 2006-June 30, 2007

Re: Scholarships
« Reply #21 on: February 28, 2005, 12:29:32 PM »
bump.. a lot of these deadlines are right around the corner

Re: Scholarships
« Reply #22 on: February 28, 2005, 12:50:16 PM »
Good lookin out blk reign!

Re: Scholarships
« Reply #23 on: February 28, 2005, 12:58:24 PM »
For minority students in Entertainment or Sports Law that have completed one year of study.  Deadline September 1, 2005

Black Entertainment and Sports Lawyrer Scholarship


1. The submission must be made by a minority law student.
2. Completed at least one full year of law school at an accredited law school.
3. Must possess a minimum GPA 2.8.
4. Have completed one or more of the following criteria:
(a) taken an entertainment law or sports related course in law school;

(b) actively participated in the entertainment or sports law field via
(i) internship/externship (two months or more),
(ii) employment and/or in a volunteer capacity,
(iii) membership in an entertainment or sports law society or association; or

(c) attended an entertainment law or sports law seminar or conference since entering law school.
Please provide all details, i.e., date(s), subject matter, location, etc.


1. Submit a completed Scholarship Application;
2. Submit an official law school transcript;
3. Provided the writing requirement Essay (1,000 words/3-4 pages double spaced typed);
4. A one page resume

Incomplete applications will not be considered or if it is received after the deadline September 1, 2005. Presentation of your materials is important. If selected to receive a scholarship, all award recipients will be asked to provide a brief bio (250 words) and a photo (head shot.)


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Re: Scholarships
« Reply #24 on: March 11, 2005, 08:39:19 AM »
anyone try to apply for the Earl Warren one?


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Re: Scholarships
« Reply #25 on: March 11, 2005, 12:03:54 PM »
anyone try to apply for the Earl Warren one?

I am now... ;)

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Re: Scholarships
« Reply #26 on: March 23, 2005, 09:38:32 AM »
1. INTERNSHIP "O" - The Oprah Magazine is looking to hire fall interns in
the Fashion and Style Departments.  Candidates must be highly organized,
detail-oriented and be able to juggle multiple tasks at once. Prior
internship experience preferred, but not required. This opportunity is
available for college students in need of credit hours and recent
graduates  who are available to start immediately, full-time from 10:00 a.m.
to 6:00 p.m., 5 days a week. Send resumes with a cover letter
to: Cindy M. del Rosario, Associate Editor O, The Oprah Magazine 1700
Broadway, 38th floor NY, or call 212-903-5149.

2. Verizon is looking for students who are 2004 graduates of Historically
Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU). If you know of someone graduating
from a HBCU this year with a  degree in Engineering, Computer Science and
Technology, Information
Technology, General Business, Finance or Marketing, please have them
forward  their resume to to be considered for
career opportunities
within Verizon.

3. The Women's Technology Program at MIT is a 4-week summer residence
program to introduce high school girls to electrical engineering and
computer science. If you know a  girl who is currently a high school junior
with demonstrated math and
science ability and an interest in finding out about EECS, please
encourage  her to visit our website for more information and for an
application form
(applications are due Feb 3, 2005)

Our classes are taught in a supportive environment by a staff of women
MIT  PhD candidates and undergraduates. The full-time academic program
includes  hands-on experiments and
team-based projects in computer science, electrical engineering, and
mathematics . No prior experience in computer programming, p hysics, or
electrical engineering is expected, but applicants typically have strong
academic records, especially in math and science.

4. HARVARD 'S TUITION ANNOUNCEMENT - Harvard is offering free tuition for
students that have a family income below $40,000. If you are a mentor or
have nieces and nephews who might be interested, please give them this
information. If you know any one/family earning less than $40K with a
brilliant child near ready for college, please pass this along. Harvard's
Tuition Announcement Highlights Failure of Prestigious Universities to
Enroll Low-Income Students March 1, 2004, HarvardUniversityannounced over
the weekend that from now on undergraduate students from low-income
families  will pay no tuition. In making the announcement, Harvard's
Lawrence H. Summers said, "When only 10 percent of the students in Elite
higher education come from families in lower half the income
distribution,  we are not doing enough. We are not doing eno ugh in bringing
higher  education to the lower half of the income distribution."

If you know of a family earning less than $40,000 a year with an honor
student graduating from high school soon, Harvard University wants to pay
the  tuition. The prestigious university recently announced that from now on
undergraduate students from low-income families can go to Harvard for tuition and no student loans! To find out more about Harvard
offering free tuition for families making less than $40,000 a year visit
Harvard's financial aid web site at: or call the school's financial
aid office at (617) 495-1581.

5.  Full Medical Scholarship - Please pass this on to any African
American  who may be interested in a free medical degree.
St.  Louis, the MedicalSchool, now ranked number 2 (along with Baltimore's
John's  HopkinsUniversityMedicalSchoo l) has scholarships to award to bright
Americans.  The students that are chosen will be awarded full tuition for
4  yrs, $30,000.00 per year plus $2,500.00 stipend. Check them out on the
Web.  Washington University Home page For Complete
and  deadlines for applying, call the office of undergraduate Admission at
(800)638-0700 or (314)935-6087. To view the application and to obtain
more  information, you can also visit their web site at The Ervin Scholars Program selection committee
evaluates all Applications and invites finalists to Washington University
for interviews in the spring. The University pays all travel and
interview  expenses.


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Re: Scholarships
« Reply #27 on: March 23, 2005, 09:44:32 AM »
Damn Sands, I'm about to apply to Med School.

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Re: Scholarships
« Reply #28 on: March 23, 2005, 10:22:05 AM »
We all should have been at Med School a long time ago


Re: Scholarships
« Reply #29 on: March 23, 2005, 05:25:38 PM »
thanks for all the info.  ;D