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The Carole Simpson Journalism Scholardhip is intended for those who will be attend a school for journalism.

Carole Simpson is a former member of the Radio Television Digital News Foundation Board of Trustees. She established the Carole Simpson Scholarship to encourage and help minority students overcome hurdles along their career path. Carole Simpson Scholarship winners are working as reporters, producers and anchors in television and radio stations across the country.

Simpson retired from ABC News in 2006 to become Leader-in-Residence at Emerson College's School of Communications in Boston. In a career of notable firsts, in 1992 Simpson became the first woman and the first African American to moderate a presidential debate. She is completing a book on her 40 years as a pioneering African American woman in the field of journalism. Simpson is a commentator for National Public Radio and a frequent political analyst on "Larry King Live." In 1996, Simpson receive the Leonard Zeidenberg First Amendment Award in recognition of her work to protect First Amendment Freedoms.

 

 CAROLE SIMPSON APPLICANT CRITERIA:

 

    Must be officially enrolled in college and have at least one full academic year remaining.
    Must be a fully enrolled college sophomore or higher to receive scholarship.
    Must apply for only one scholarship.
    May be enrolled in any major so long as your intent is a career in electronic journalism.

 

2013 REQUIRED ITEMS FOR CAROLE SIMPSON SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS:

 

1. A completed application form submitted online only. All applications must be submitted by May 31, 2013. Deadline extended to June 30, 2013.
2. A cover letter, submitted with the online application including these topics:

 

    Discuss your current and past journalism experience.
    Describe how you would use the funds if you were to receive the scholarship.
    Discuss your choice to pursue a career in electronic journalism.
    Include in your cover letter 3-5 links to your best and most relevant work samples to the scholarship for which you are applying.  Work samples should be broadcast (television/radio) or online news pieces.  Entrants are encouraged to upload their work samples to sites like YouTube, Vimeo, Sound Cloud and other platforms, then inlude links to these samples in the cover letter.  Entrants are also encouraged to provide a link to their personal website, if this is available, or social media platforms if they are used professionally.  Please discuss your role in each of the pieces (producer, editor, reporter, etc).

 

3. A letter of recommendation from your dean, faculty advisor or intership advisor, submitted with online application.

 

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The AIChE Minority Scholarship Award is presented to 10 AIChE national undergraduate student members annually. Applicants shall be required to be undergraduates in chemical engineering during the current academic year and be members of a minority group that is under-represented in chemical engineering, i.e., African-American, Hispanic, Native American, Alaskan Native.

Applicants who will complete the chemical engineering baccalaureate degree requirements in mid-academic year (i.e., after one semester of one or two quarters), if successful, will receive prorated awards. In addition to this award, The Outstanding Scholastic Achievement Award, which consists of a certificate and honorarium, may be awarded to eligible applicants. No separate application form is required for that award.

Award:
A one-time award of $1,000 per student. Approximately 10 scholarships are presented annually.


Presentation:
Students are recognized at the National Student Conference Awards Ceremony each year.

Instructions:


Rules and criteria governing this award:

  • Previous recipients of this scholarship are eligible to reapply.
  • Applicants shall be required to be undergraduates in chemical engineering during the 2011-2012 academic year and be members of a minority group that is under-represented in chemical engineering, i.e., African-American, Hispanic, Native American, Alaskan Native.
  • Applicants who will complete the chemical engineering baccalaureate degree requirements in mid-academic year (i.e., after one semester of one or two quarters), if successful, will receive prorated awards. Candidates who receive the scholarship are expected to join their college’s AIChE Student Chapter.

For AIChE student membership information, call 1-800-242-4363 and request an application packet.


Selection of winners will be based on the following criteria:

  • The applicant’s academic record, minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0.
  • The applicant’s participation in AIChE student chapter, and professional or civic activities as outlined in the chapter advisor’s, department chair’s, or other faculty member’s evaluation in his/her letter of nomination.
  • Applicant’s career objectives and plans as outlined in his/her career essay.
  • The applicant’s financial need as outlined in his/her list of financial resources for educational support.
  • Individual awards for the full academic year will be $1,000. Awards will be announced by August/September 2011, and payment disbursed to each winner upon receipt of a copy of the proof of 2011 fall-semester college registration. No award will be sent after December 2011.
  • In addition to this award, The Outstanding Scholastic Achievement Award that consists of a plaque and $1,500.00 honorarium may be awarded to eligible applicants. No separate application form is required for that award.

Instructions for submitting an application:
A complete application for the AIChE Minority Scholarship Award will contain a copy of each of the following items (each letter should contain an original signature to be scanned and uploaded). All applications are submitted online.


From the student:

  • A completed application form submitted online (only one submission per applicant).
  • A career essay not to exceed 300 words outlining the following:
  • Immediate plans after graduation and area(s) of chemical engineering of most interest.
    • Long-range career objectives
    • Unofficial copy of student transcript

From the college financial aid office:
A letter indicating that the student is eligible for financial aid based on their records.
A letter of recommendation from the AIChE student chapter advisor, department chair, or chemical engineering faculty member containing, but not limited to, the following:
Verification of nominee’s GPA and projected completion date.
An evaluation of the student’s academic performance and participation in AIChE and other professional or civic activities.
Confirmation of minority group of student.
Official copy of student transcript sent (by the school) to AIChE

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Goal
The APS Minority Scholarship helps increase the number of under-represented minorities obtaining degrees in physics.  The scholarship  provides funding and mentoring to minority physics students, helping them  enhance their education and for successfully prepare for a variety of   careers.

History
Through the generosity of corporate and individual donors, the APS has been able to offer the APS Scholarship for Minority Undergraduate Physics Majors (formerly known as the Corporate-Sponsored Scholarship for Minority Undergraduate Students Who Major in Physics).

This program, which began in 1980, has graduated students who have received their Ph.D.s in physics and are now working as physics faculty members in universities, as well as research scientists at corporations and national labs. Some past scholars have also become high school physics teachers.

Scholar Selection
Each year, the APS Committee on Minorities in Physics (COM) acts as the selection committee for this scholarship which attracts many excellent applicants.

Eligibility Criteria
Must be African American, Hispanic American, or Native American, majoring or planning to major in physics

Application Requirements

  • Completed application form
  • Current, official transcripts
  • ACT, SAT, and/or any other scholastic aptitude test scores
  • Personal statement
  • Two completed reference forms
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The Beautiful Minds Scholarship is a $1000.00 award available to minority graduating high school seniors who are attending school in the United States and planning to enroll in a regionally accredited post-secondary institution. Eligibility requirements include:

  •     a high school G.P.A. of 3.0 or higher (must submit an official transcript for verification)
  •     an anticipated graduation dated at the time of application submission
  •     must show proof of acceptance to a regionally accredited post-secondary institution
  •     a submitted essay on the topic "Finding My Purpose"
  •     a letter of recommendation from a high school teacher or administrator
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  • African American Female
  • College Sophomore or Junior enrolled in an accredited college or university
  • Business major
  • Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale
  • United States Citizen
  • Complete the scholarship application online
  • Submit a 750 word essay – Topic: “Business and Community United”
  • Recipient must be a resident of the Southeast District (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, or West Virginia)
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