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List of scholarships available to EAP students (does not reflect all available scholarships).
Adolph Van Pelt Scholarship:
This scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students of Native American heritage (25%). It is based on financial need and merit. The scholarship is renewable for up to four years. The application requires an essay and proof of Native American heritage. For more information, please visit www.indian-affairs.org/scholarships/adolph_van_pelt.htm.
Application deadline: July 20
Bureau of Indian Education Higher Education Grant Program Scholarship:
BIA offers financial assistance to members of American Indian tribes ranging from $300 to $5000.
Applicants must have at least one-quarter Indian blood and have financial need. Applications are available at: http://bie.edu/ParentsStudents/Grants/index.htm
Application deadline: Varies
Byron Riesch Scholarship:
The Byron Riesch Paralysis Foundation offers scholarships from $1000 to $2000 to undergraduate/graduate students who have a neurological disability or the children of people with such a disability. Applications are available at: www.brpf.org/Grants/ApplicationScholarships.html
Application deadline: May for fall semester. December for spring semester.
Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship:
Merit based scholarships up to $1000 are available to assist with tuition, books and room and board expenses. Students must be enrolled in college or graduate school, be a legal resident of the U.S. Applicants will write an essay on a topic of their choice, academic and career goals or the reasons on why they deserve the scholarship. Applications are available at: www.genkellyscholarship.com
Application deadline: July 31
Hispanic Scholarship Fund:
Founded in 1975, the Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) was designed to assist Hispanic American students complete their college education. Scholarships ranging from $1000 to $3,000 are made on a competitive basis to two-year and four-year college students and graduate students of Hispanic heritage. Eligibility criteria include: be of Hispanic heritage, US citizen or legal permanent resident, cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, enrolled in an accredited college/university as a full time student. Selection is based on academic achievement, financial need, letters of recommendation and personal statement. Applications are available online at: www.hsf.net
Application deadline: October 15.
Single Parent Scholarship:
Druglawsuitsource.com offers two single parent scholarships in the amount of $1000 each. Eligibility criteria include being a single parent raising at least one child, GPA of 2.7 or higher, Students will write an essay explaining career goals and challenges of being a single parent in school. Application information is available at: www.druglawsuitsource.com/single-parent-scholarship-2015
Application deadline: November 1
Veterans United Foundation Scholarship:
The Foundation offers scholarships to students who are surviving spouse or child of a fallen active duty service member or fallen veteran of the Armed Forces of the United States. Applications are available at: http://www.enhancelives.com/scholarships
Application deadline: Not specified
Dr. Cyndi Porter, VP of Extended Academic Programs, provides a tutorial for students using online tools including Blackboard and DegreeWorks.