Government Finance Officers Association of the United States --Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship
(Look under the Scholarships link)
Deadline: February 8
Scholarship of $5,000 is available for award to an upper-division undergraduate or graduate student of public administration, (governmental) accounting, finance, political science, economics, or business administration (with a specific focus on government or nonprofit management). The purpose of the Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship is to recognize outstanding performance by minority students preparing for careers in state and local government finance. This scholarship is funded by Microsoft. Scholarships Link
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship
(rising juniors apply)
Deadline: February 9
The scholarship program is designed to increase undergraduate training in oceanic and atmospheric science, research, technology, and education and foster multidisciplinary training opportunities. The Scholarship provides successful undergraduate with awards that include academic assistance (up to a maximum of $8,000 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 study during a second 9-month academic year.
James Madison Fellowship Junior Fellowships
(for MAT/M.Ed in history, government, political science)
Deadline: March 1
The Foundation was established by Congress in 1986 for the purpose of improving teaching about the United States Constitution in secondary schools. The maximum amount of each award is $24,000, prorated over the individual period of study. You must be a teacher, or plan to become a teacher, of American history, American government, or social studies at the secondary school level (grades 7-12).
The Rhode Island Bar Foundation's Thomas F. Black, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in 1989 to support and foster high legal practice standards by assisting Rhode Island residents who show promise that they will become outstanding lawyers and who need financial assistance to study law. The scholarship is a one year, non-renewable award, for full-time students who are Rhode Island residents who will be entering their first year of law school. Two scholarships in the amount of $10,000.00 each will be awarded.