The Elie Wiesel Foundation Prize in Ethics Essay Contest, now in its 26th year, challenges college students to analyze the urgent ethical issues confronting them in today's complex world. For more information please visit: www.ethicsprize.org
The Hollings Scholarship Program provides successful undergraduate applicants with awards that include academic assistance (up to a maximum of $8,00 per year) for full-time study during the 9-month academic year; a 10-week, full-time internship position ($650/week) during the summer at a NOAA facility; and, if reappointed, academic assistance (up to a maximum of $8,000) for full-time during a second 9-month academic year. The internship between the first and second years of the award provides the Scholars with "hands-on"/ practical educational training experience in NOAA-related science, research, technology, policy, management, and education activities. Awards also include travel funds to attend a mandatory Hollings Scholarship Program orientation, conferences where students present a paper or poster, and a housing subsidy for scholars who do not reside at home during the summer internship. For more information please visit: http://www.oesd.noaa.gov/Hollings_info.html
The FWASF Scholarship Fund provides scholarships for San Francisco Bay Area women studying in the areas of finance or financial services. An affiliation with the Financial Women's Association of San Francisco provides scholarship recipients the opportunity to meet potential mentors and network with successful finance professionals while attending both learning and socially-oriented functions. For more information please visit www.fwasfscholarshipfund.org .
Flo's Cookie Jar provides emergency grants-in-aid to pre-licensure RN students facing a one-time need that otherwise would force them to leave school. Developed by a group of experienced nurse leaders and educators, Flo's Cookie Jar is uniquely structured to provide two types of emergency grants-in-aid, not to exceed $2,000: Paying the bill for a one-time personal or family emergency that could otherwise cause the student to leave school. Helping low-income first-semester students cover the costs of starting the RN program - textbooks, lab costs, uniforms and equipment fees that are more than they anticipated. For more information please visit: http://www.cnsa.org/flo-s-cookie-jar
U.S citizens and students with an Alien Registration number currently enrolled in state-approved schools of nursing or pre-nursing in associate degree, baccalaureate, diploma, generic doctorate, and generic master's programs. Funds are not available for graduate study unless it is for a first degree in nursing. RN to BSN/MSN and LPN/LVN to RN students are also eligible. For more information please visit: http://www.nsna.org/FoundationScholarships/FNSNAScholarships/UndergraduateScholarship.aspx
The scholarship program is a major part of the Fresno Women's Network purpose to promote the professional and personal development of both men and women in the community. The Fresno Women's Network Scholarship Program is funded by events held throughout the year, including the Net At Night trade show and monthly luncheon raffle ticket sales. For more information please visit: http://www.fresnowomensnetwork.org/scholarships.htm