Scholarships and Assistance for College (December Deadlines)
The American Association of Physics Teachers Barbara Lotze Scholarships offers funds for future high school physics teachers. The maximum award is $2,000. U.S. citizens attending U.S. schools as undergraduates enrolled, or planning to enroll, in physics teacher preparation curricula, and U.S. high school seniors entering such programs are eligible to apply for funds. The deadline is December 1, 2011. For more information, visit: http://www.aapt.org/Programs/grants/lotze.cfm
Manhattan Family Court will have knowledgeable professionals on hand in the court building to help high school juniors and seniors look for, select, and apply to college. The volunteers will meet with the youth's families and support teams to explain the college options, help them write their applications and find all the financial aid they're entitled to, and find SAT preparation help, among other assistance. For more information please contact Melissa Wade at 646-386-5639 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) gives over 4,000 scholarships each year to students going to four-year universities, community colleges and graduate schools. College-bound students of all levels who are citizens or legal permanent residents are eligible to apply. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA (3.3 GPA for
the Gates Millennium Scholars Program) and plan to be enrolled full time in the fall of 2012. All majors are encouraged to apply. HSF offers close to 150 HSF scholarship programs available to you, including the Gates Millennium Scholars Program. Scholarship amounts range from $1,000 to $15,000. Applications are due December 2011. For an application, go to: http://www.youthsuccessnyc.org/PDF/2011-2012_hispanic_scholarship_fund.pdf