Friday, February 24, 2012

Scholarships - Feb 2012

Thanks to ILIA's friend Rudy Smith who passed this over.

The Graham Foundation announces the 2012 Carter Manny Award to support doctoral dissertation research and writing. 
Deadline:  The deadline for the 2012 Carter Manny Award is March 15, 2012.
NOTE:  For students in schools of Architecture. 
Since the Carter Manny Award’s establishment in 1996, over $500,000 has been awarded in recognition of outstanding doctoral students whose work represents some of the most innovative and advanced scholarship on architecture and its role in the arts, culture, and society. The Carter Manny Award supports dissertation research and writing by promising scholars whose projects focus on fields of inquiry supported by the Graham Foundation: architecture; architectural history, theory, and criticism; design; engineering; landscape architecture; urban planning; urban studies; visual arts; and other related fields. The award is intended to assist students enrolled in graduate programs in architecture, art history, and other programs in the fine arts, humanities, and social sciences. 
The Graham Foundation offers two Carter Manny Awards: a research award for a student at the research stage of the doctoral dissertation and a writing award for a student at the writing stage of the doctoral dissertation. The research award is acknowledged with $15,000 and the writing award is acknowledged with $20,000.

G.I.R.L. - Gamers in Real Life - Game Design Competition Scholarship

Award: $10000
Deadline: March 29, 2012
The G.I.R.L. - Gamers in Real Life - Game Design Competition Scholarship is open to undergraduate students who are enrolled in programs related to video games, including video game art, design, animation, production, programming or visual effects. You must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, be a legal U.S. resident, and at least 18 years of age at the time of application. Also, you must continue to be enrolled during the entire 2012-2013 academic year and not be graduating before the end of the 2013 spring term to be eligible for this award.
AARP FOUNDATION WOMEN'S SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM is helping win back opportunity for low income 50+ women by funding education, training, and skills upgrades that can lead to better employment and increased financial security for women and their families.   Deadline:  Friday March 30, 2012, at 5 p.m. CDT.

NOTE:  You will need to register for an account with AARP to access the application.
Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting Scholarships
The Educational Foundation awards scholarships to women who are pursuing accounting degrees at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
Grant Amount: $1,000 - $5,000
Deadline:  April 30, 2012
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Castle Ink Paperless Scholarship

Provided by : Castle Ink Cartridges
Award: $1000
Deadline: March 31, 2012
The Castle Ink Paperless Scholarship is available to students who are currently enrolled in college or planning to attend college in 2012 or 2013. You must be a resident of the U.S. to be eligible for this award. To be considered, you must submit a short essay, YouTube video, tweet, or Facebook status that explains how you "reduce, reuse, and recycle."
WILL.I.AM SCHOLARSHIP created the scholarship to provide future leaders and innovators  with financial assistance for the entirety of their post-secondary education, as well as professional opportunities at upon the completion of their course of study. 
Deadline:  Go to angel foundation website and email re deadline.  Or write, angel foundation, C/O Andrea Bacon, Managing Director, Nigro Karlin Segal & Feldstein, LLP, 10960 Wilshire Blvd., 5th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90024
The 2012 John Lennon Scholarship competition is open only to U.S. college students between the ages of 17 and 24.  Three scholarships with prizes totaling $20,000 will be awarded to the best original songs submitted to the competition.  Deadline:  Completed applications must be submitted by April 13, 2012.  More than $300,000 in scholarships have been awarded over the past thirteen years.

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