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Scholarship Resources

Note: Each of these sources should be checked as to their requirements for school accreditation prior to applying. Some foundations require specific types of accreditation that MCU may or may not have.

AlcoRehab
AlcoRehab.org awards $6,000 in scholarships each year to three students who share their vision on the dangers of alcohol abuse and addiction. The Alcohol Addiction Awareness essay contest is available to undergraduate and graduate students.
Website: https://alcorehab.org/scholarship/ 

Alpine Recovery Lodge
Offers a bi-annual $1,000 scholarship essay contest with the topic “How addiction has directly affected you.” Applicant must be a resident of Utah, Colorado, Idaho, Wyoming, New Mexico, Arizona or Nevada.
Website: http://www.alpinerecoverylodge.com/scholarship/

American Association of University Women
Offers fellowships, scholarships, and awards for undergraduate and graduate students. For more information, visit their website.
Website: www.aauw.org

American Indian Graduate Center
Fellowships for American Indians and Alaska Natives who are pursuing a master’s or doctorate degree as a full-time student.
Website: www.aigc.com (click “Graduate Fellowships under Scholarships tab”)

Briana Blackwelder MCU Equal Access Scholarship Fund (An MCU Scholarship)
Briana Blackwelder is an MCU graduate and friend of MCU who left this earth at the tender age of 28.  In honor of Briana’s wisdom and personal philosophy, this scholarship provides tuition to women from underrepresented communities desiring an education in midwifery at Midwives College of Utah.
Website: https://www.midwifery.edu/diversity-scholarship-fund/

Center for Online Education: Financial Aid for Minorities
The Center for Online Education seeks to connect minority students with financial aid by providing scholarship and financial aid education and resources specifically developed for minorities and Hispanic students.
Website: Financial Aid & Scholarships for Minority Students http://www.onlinecolleges.net/for-students/financial-aid-minorities/
Website: Financial Aid Resources for Hispanic Students http://www.onlinecolleges.net/for-students/financial-aid-hispanic-students/

The Community Foundation of Utah
The Community Foundation of Utah provides scholarships to students who reside in the state of Utah. Scholarships include funding for parents or legal guardians of a child with a disability, for students with a parent who is or has been incarcerated, and for students who have demonstrated leadership in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning (LGBTQ) rights movement. See Utah CF’s website for a complete list of scholarship opportunities.
(801) 559-3005   Email: scholarships@utahcf.org
Website: http://www.utahcf.org/apply-for-a-grant/Apply-for-a-Scholarship/ 

Ethel Louise Armstrong Foundation
Available to women graduate students with physical disabilities who are in enrolled in college.
Website:http://www.scholarships4students.com/ethel_louise_armstrong_foundation_scholarships.htm

Future of Healthcare Communications
MDsyncNET just announced a “Future of Healthcare Communications” $1000 Video Scholarship.  Any student who is interested in pursuing a health science or medical related course is eligible for the $1000 scholarship.
Website:  https://mdsyncnet.com/scholarship/

Healthline and NORD
Healthline and NORD are teaming up to launch the 2018 Stronger Scholarship, a program that aims to empower college students making a positive impact on rare and/or chronic diseases. Four applicants will be granted a $5,000 scholarship each to pursue their efforts in helping individuals with these conditions—either through research, patient advocacy, raising awareness, or community building. Website:  https://www.healthline.com/health/scholarship-program

  • Application period: March 1 – May 1, 2018
  • Funds distributed August 2018
  • Eligibility
    • Enrolled in an accredited U.S. program for Fall 2017
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA from most recent transcript
    • Demonstrate leadership and community involvement
    • Demonstrate a connection to rare and/or chronic disease

Hispanic Heritage
Scholarships for students of Hispanic heritage, with a minimum 3.0 GPA, who are enrolled in a full-time graduate program at an accredited institution.
Website: www.hsf.net

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
This program is open to all disciplines.
Website: www.jackkentcookefoundation.org

National Leased Housing Assoc. Education Fund
Scholarships are awarded to residents of federally assisted low-income housing properties or recipients of Section 8 voucher assistance that demonstrate both merit and need.
Website: www.hudnlha.com/education_fund/index.asp
1900 L Street, NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 785-8888

National Pathfinder Scholarship
Support provided by National Federation of Republican Women for undergraduate sophomore, juniors and seniors, as well as students enrolled in a master’s degree program.
Website: www.nfrw.org/programs/scholarships.htm
124 N. Alfred Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 548-9688

The Net Lender
The Net Lender Car Title Loans understands the need for making education accessible to all in this country. Every year, TNL Car Title loans offers five $1,000 scholarships to students who show a willingness to advance their educational goals. 
Website: https://www.thenetlender.com/scholarship-opportunity/

Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation
Gives educational support awards and small scholarships to low-income women, especially mothers, pursuing technical, undergraduate or graduate education.
Website: www.ptmfoundation.net
PO Box 479
Honolulu, Hawaii 96809

Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.)
Offers several need-based and merit-based scholarships for high school seniors, undergraduates, and graduate students, ranging from $2,500 to $12,500.
Website: http://www.peointernational.org/peo-projects-and-philanthropies

UniversityTutor.com
Holds a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest.
Website:www.universitytutor.com/scholarship-contest

Talbots Women’s Scholarship Fund
Scholarship awards are based primarily on financial need and previous achievement for women who earned their high school diploma or GED at least 10 years ago.
Website: www.aie.org/scholarships/detail.cfm?id=2007620

Women’s Independence Scholarship Program
Funds for survivors of partner abuse who are in school to achieve the financial stability necessary for independence and self-sufficiency.
Website: www.sunshineladyfdn.org
The Sunshine Lady Foundation, Inc.
(866) 255-7742

Women’s Opportunity Awards (Soroptimist International for the Americas)
Scholarships for women in college who are heads of their household.
Website: www.soroptimist.org
1709 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-893-9000

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