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  The Eastman Alumni would like to highlight some of the scholarship opportunities for high school and older students. This information is presented as a public service to the community served by the Eastman School. It is the belief of our alumni members that education is critical in obtaining a successful future.


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AARP Foundation Women's Scholarship Program   -   For women 40+ seeking new job skills, training and educational opportunities to support themselves.

Academic Competitiveness Grant   -   For first-year and second-year college students who graduated from high school.

Actuarial Diversity Scholarship   -   For minority students pursuing a degree that may lead to a career in the actuarial profession.

Akash Kuruvilla Memorial Scholarship Fund   -   For students who demonstrate excellence in leadership, diversity, integrity and academia.

American Copy Editors Society Scholarship   -   Available to junior, senior and graduate students who will take full-time copy editing jobs or internships.

AORN   -   Foundation Scholarship For students studying to be nurses and perioperative nurses pursuing undergrad and grad degrees.

Automotive Hall of Fame Scholarship   -   For students who indicate a sincere interest in an automotive related career.

AWG Minority Scholarship For Women.   -   Encourages young minority women to pursue an education and later a career in the geosciences.

AXA Achievements Scholarship   -   Provides more than $600K in annual scholarships to 52 students - one from each state.

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Beacon Partners Healthcare IT Scholarships   -   Awarded to a student pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in the IT Healthcare field.

Best Buy Scholarship   -   For students in grades 9-12 who plan to enter a full-time undergraduate program upon high school graduation.

Black Students .com   -   Scholarship information and more for African American students.

Burger King Scholars Program   -   For high school seniors who have part-time jobs and excel academically in school.

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CIA Undergraduate Scholarship Program   -   Developed to assist minority and disabled students, but open to all who meet the requirements.

Coca-Cola Scholars Program   -   Four-year achievement-based scholarships given to 250 high school seniors each year.

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Davidson Fellows Scholarship   -   Recognizes and awards the extraordinary who excel in math, science, and technology.

Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund   -   Need-based scholarships for college students are part of the progressive movement in their community.

Dell Scholars Program   -   For students who demonstrate a desire and ability to overcome barriers and achieve their goals.

Development Fund For Black Students in Science and Technology   -   For students studying science or technology at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

Discovery Scholarship   -   Annual scholarship for high school juniors to support continued education and training beyond high school.

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Ed Bradley/Ken Kashiwahara Scholarships   -   Open to full-time students who are pursuing careers in radio and television news.

EMPOWER Scholarship Award   -   Designed to increase diversity in the medical rehabilitation field by awarding students of color.

ESA Foundation Computer and Video Game Scholarship Program   -   For minority and female students majoring in a field related to computer and video game arts.

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Fulbright Scholar Program   -   Sends faculty and professionals abroad each year to lecture and conduct research.

Future Engineers Scholarship Program   -   For students pursuing a career in engineering who shows outstanding academic performance.

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Gates Millenium Scholarship   -   Funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; established to help low income minority students.

Go On Girl Book Club Scholarship   -   Supports authors of the Black African Diaspora who want to write their way to college money.

Google Anita Borg Scholarship   -   For women who excel in computing and technology, and are active role models and leaders.

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Hallie Brown Scholarship   -   For African American women who have a minimum C average, and can demonstrate financial need.

HBCU Abroad Scholarship   -   Provides travel opportunities for students of color who are traditionally under-represented in such programs.

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Jacob K. Javits Fellowship Program   -   Provides fellowships to students who excel in the arts, humanities, and social sciences.

Javits   -   To increase diverse students' access to talent development opportunities through teacher training.

Jeannette Rankin Women's Scholarship Fund   -   For low-income women who have a vision of how their education will benefit themselves and their community.

Joe Francis Haircare Scholarship   -   For cosmetology and barber school students who can demonstrate a financial need.

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KFC Colonel's Scholars Program   -   For college-bound students who can demonstrate financial need, and have a GPA of at least 2.75.

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Lincoln Forum Scholarship Essay Contest   -   A writing contest pertaining to the life and times of Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War era.

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McKesson Pharmacy Scholarship   -   Designed to assist pharmacy students who plan to continue their education.

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National Achievement Scholarship   -   Established in 1964 to provide recognition for outstanding African American high school students.

National Black Police Association Scholarships   -   For students pursuing careers in law enforcement, criminal justice, and other related areas.

National Institute of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship   -   For students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are pursuing science and health-related research.

National SMART Grant   -   Available to full-time students who are majoring in science, math, technology, engineering, and more.

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PMI Educational Foundation Scholarships   -   Established for students in the field of project management or a project management related field.

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Ron Brown Scholar Program   -   Seeks to identify African American high school seniors who will make significant contributions to society.

Ronald Reagan College Leaders Scholarship   -   Seeks to recognize outstanding young people who are promoting American values on college campuses.

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Siemen Competition   -   for individual or team research projects in science, mathematics, engineering, and technology.

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Thurgood Marshall   -   For first-generation students majoring in business, finance, science, engineering, and more.

Tri-Delta Scholarships   -   For students who excel in chapter and campus involvement,community service, academics, and more.

Tylenol Scholarship   -   For students pursuing a career in health care who can demonstrate leadership and academic qualities.

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United Negro College Fund Scholarships   -   Administers 400 different scholarship programs so low-income families can afford college, tuition, and books.

U.S. Bank Internet Scholarship   -   For high school seniors planning to enroll or college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors already enrolled.

USDA/1890 National Scholars Program   -   For students seeking a Bachelor's degree in agriculture, food, or natural resource sciences and related majors.

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Vanguard Minority Scholarship Program   -   Provides merit-based scholarships to minority students studying business, finance, economics, and more.

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William B. Ruggles Right To Work Journalism Scholarship   -   Available to undergraduate and graduate students who are majoring in journalism or a related field.

Writer's Digest Annual Short Story Competition   -   Contest for writers who can compose the best fictional short story, written in 1,500 words or less.

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Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship   -   For academic high-achievers in science, engineering, and information technnology.