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LIU Global Scholarship

Pursuing a higher education and studying abroad can be expensive. But when you choose the education that’s right for you and your goals, it can be worth every penny, and LIU Global is committed to helping you find ways to afford college. All applicants are evaluated for a merit-based scholarship. Merit scholarships are renewable to students who remain in good standing.
Pursuing a higher education and studying afield can be expensive. But when you choose the education that ’ s right for you and your goals, it can be worth every penny, and LIU Global is committed to helping you find ways to afford college. All applicants are evaluated for a merit-based eruditeness. Merit scholarships are renewable to students who remain in beneficial stand .

Recipients of scholarships are required each year to complete the federal politics ‘s release application for Federal Student Aid ( FAFSA ). Once the Office of Student Financial Services receives the federal FAFSA information, eligibility for N.Y. State ‘s TAP broadcast and the Federal Pell Grant Program can be determined, and estimates can be provided on the fiscal care award notice. These notices besides provide estimates of the Campus-funded prize ( s ), and any other fiscal aid available to the student. The Office of Enrollment Services will calculate the demand dollar total of any scholarship/grant prize during the bill clearance process each term.

Top Tips When Applying for Scholarships

  1. Apply early. Leave time for unforeseen delays.
  2. Apply often. Cast a wide net in your search for scholarship funds.
  3. Don’t get discouraged! If you are not awarded a scholarship the first time you apply, apply again during the next application cycle. Show these organizations that you are a persistent and committed student!
  4. Run your own scholarship search! Toward the bottom of this page, there is a list of websites from which you can run a personalized scholarship search. Apply for the scholarships listed here, but also continue searching for others.
  5. Don’t be afraid to ask for help! Show your application to a current teacher or advisor and get valuable feedback before submitting your application.
  6. Proofread your essay! Spell-check your essay! Spend time on your essay – make it something to be proud of!
  7. Please let LIU Global know when you receive a scholarship!
  8. Don’t fall for scams! Beware of scholarships that cost money, promise money back guarantees, or request your credit card or money!

External Scholarship Note

There is a draw of money that goes unclaimed every class, and with the amount of community participation and commitment that characterizes most LIU Global students, you should have no problem finding the right scholarship source. Look for scholarships that are singular to you. Poet, artist, linguist, militant, writer, woman, minority, etc. — something that makes you stand out and be recognized for a scholarship. Try looking in your own residential district ampere well ; much there are groups that want to give to people .

The comply list includes both scholarships for which LIU Global students have applied for and received in the past, deoxyadenosine monophosphate well as many new additions. The content on this page will be updated sporadically, so please refund here to check for newly additions .

LIU Brooklyn Scholarship Resource Page

Be surely to visit the LIU Brooklyn informational page, “ Funding Your college education : home. ”

Study Abroad Scholarships and Grants

  • Ashley
    Soulé
    Conroy
    Foundation
    Award
    ($3,000)

    For students planning to participate in fulltime
    study abroad for at least one full semester. Must have completed at least 30 credits, have a
    minimum 3.0 GPA, and demonstrate financial need: ashleysfoundation.org.

  • Boren
    Scholarship
    (up
    to
    $20,000)
    – Funded
    by
    the
    National
    Security
    Education
    Program
    (NSEP),
    Boren
    Scholarships
    provide
    funding
    for
    students
    interested
    in
    studying
    languages
    not
    commonly
    taught
    in
    areas
    critical
    to
    US
    interests.
    Visit
    the
    website
    for
    details
    on
    languages
    and
    countries:
    borenawards.org.
  • Critical Language Scholarship (full funding) –
    A
    program
    of
    the
    U.S.
    Department
    of
    State’s
    Bureau
    of
    Educational
    &
    Cultural
    Affairs,
    the
    CLS
    Program
    will
    offer
    intensive
    summer
    language
    institutes
    overseas
    in
    13
    critical
    need
    foreign
    languages
    (visit
    website
    for
    details): clscholarship.org.
  • DAAD
    Scholarships
    (Monthly
    stipend
    of
    €650,
    health,
    accident
    and
    liability
    insurance,
    travel
    allowance)

    Highly
    qualified
    undergraduate
    students
    are
    invited
    to
    apply
    for
    scholarships
    funding
    study,
    senior
    thesis
    research
    and/or
    internships
    in
    Germany.
    The
    goal
    of
    this
    program
    is
    to
    support
    study
    abroad
    in
    Germany
    and
    at
    German
    universities: daad.de/deutschland/stipendium/en.

  • Freeman-­‐ASIA
    Scholarship
    ($3,000

    $7,000)

    Scholarship
    for
    undergraduates
    planning
    to
    study
    in
    East
    or
    Southeast
    Asia.
    Must
    be
    a
    U.S.
    citizen
    and
    must
    demonstrate
    financial
    need
    in
    order
    to
    apply:
    iie.org/programs/freeman-asia.
  • Fulbright
    Grants
    (Varies)

    Grants
    awarded
    to
    students
    and
    graduates
    that
    already
    hold
    a
    Bachelor’s
    Degree
    for
    study,
    research,
    work
    as
    teaching
    assistants,
    and
    other
    projects
    around
    the
    world.
    Please
    see
    websites
    for
    destination-­‐specific
    information.
    Must
    be
    U.S.
    citizen:
    us.fulbrightonline.org.
  • The
    Fund
    for
    Education
    Abroad
    (up
    to
    $5,000)

    The
    FEA
    provides
    scholarships
    to
    US
    citizens
    studying
    outside
    of
    the
    United
    States
    in
    programs
    with
    a
    service-­‐learning
    component.
    Students
    must
    be
    willing
    to
    promote
    study
    abroad
    upon
    their
    return
    to
    the
    United
    States fundforeducationabroad.org/applicants.

  • Gilman
    International
    Scholarship
    Program
    (up
    to
    $5,000)

    Provides
    funding
    for
    those
    wishing
    to
    study
    abroad
    in
    non-­‐traditional
    destinations.
    Student
    must
    be
    receiving
    Pell
    Grant
    to
    be
    eligible.
    Students
    studying
    a
    critical
    needs
    language
    are
    eligible
    for
    an
    additional
    $3000 supplement.
    Open
    to
    U.S.
    citizens:
    iie.org/en/Programs/Gilman-Scholarship-Program.
  • National
    Italian
    American
    Foundation
    Scholarships
    ($2,500

    $12,000)

    Scholarships
    awarded
    in
    two
    categories:
    1)
    to
    Italian
    American
    students
    2)
    to
    students
    of
    any
    ethnicity
    interested
    in
    majoring
    or
    minoring
    in
    Italian
    language/cultural
    studies.
    Minimum
    3.5
    GPA
    or
    equivalent.
    Open
    to
    U.S.
    citizens: niaf.org/programs/scholarships-overview.

  • Stemler ($1,000) –
    National
    Alpha
    Lambda
    Delta
    awards
    15
    scholarships
    to
    outstanding
    undergraduate
    members
    to
    support
    their
    educational
    opportunities
    as
    part
    of
    study
    abroad
    programs.
    Candidates
    will
    be
    considered
    on
    the
    basis
    of
    merit:
    nationalald.org/stemler.

General
Scholarships
and
Grants

  • AXA
    Achievement
    Scholarship
    ($10,000

    $25,000)


    Scholarship
    is
    awarded
    to
    52
    students
    nationwide

    one
    selected
    from
    each
    state,
    Washington,
    D.C.
    and
    Puerto
    Rico.
    Each
    state
    winner
    receives
    a
    scholarship
    award
    of
    $10,000.
    From
    that
    pool
    of
    52
    winners,
    ten
    are
    selected
    as
    national
    winners
    and
    receive
    an
    additional
    $15,000,
    bringing
    the
    national
    AXA
    Achievers’
    total
    scholarship
    awards
    to
    $25,000
    each:
    axa-equitable.com/axa-foundation/AXA-achievement-scholarship.html.

  • The Christophers Video Contest ($500 – $2,000) – Scholarships awarded to undergraduates & graduates. Requires the submission of a video (5 minutes max) on an assigned theme: christophers.org.
  • Clarence and Lilly Pickett Grants ($2,500 – $3,000) – Grants awarded to future Quaker leaders to undertake a service-­‐learning project. Grants are not intended to fund academic study, but to fund a service project: pickettendowment.quaker.org.
  • Collegiate Inventors Competition ($15,000 – $25,000) – Prizes awarded to the individuals or teams (up to 4 students) that come up with reproducible, innovative, and new inventions: collegiateinventors.org.
  • Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Scholarships (Varies) – Several scholarships awarded to high school seniors and current undergraduates. Minimum GPA 2.5, students must exhibit leadership skills. Equal opportunity scholarship provider: cbcfinc.org/scholarships.
  • The Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics ($500 – $5,000) – A scholarship awarded to college juniors and seniors (must be a registered junior or senior in the Fall semester of the year you are entering the contest). Award based on an essay of 3,000 -­‐ 4,000 words on the theme of ethics: eliewieselfoundation.org/prize-ethics.
  • Freedom from Religion Foundation College Essay Competition ($200 – $3,000) – A scholarship awarded based on an essay on an assigned topic: ffrf.org/outreach/student-essay-contests.
  • Gates Millennium Scholarship (varies) – Scholarships awarded to minority students entering college for the first time. Students must be receiving Pell Grant to be eligible: gmsp.org.
  • Hispanic Scholarship Fund ($500 – $5,000) – Administers several scholarships and grants to high school and college students. Must be Hispanic, with a minimum 2.5 GPA (college and graduate students) or 3.0 GPA (high school students) to apply: hsf.net/en/scholarships.
  • Horatio Alger Association Scholarships (varies) – Scholarship awarded to high school seniors based on financial need, an applicant’s perseverance in overcoming adversity, a good academic record, and the desire to contribute to society. Scholarship is renewable: scholars.horatioalger.org.
  • Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program ($28,000 over four years) – Provides scholarships of up to $28,000/four years to minority high school students showing leadership potential and demonstrating financial need to attend an accredited four-­year college or university of their choice: jackierobinson.org.
  • Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship (up to $40,000) – Scholarships awarded to two-­year community college students that wish to transfer into a four-­year bachelor’s degree program. Students must be nominated by their community college: jkcf.org/scholarships/undergraduate-transfer-scholarships.
  • Japanese American Citizens’ League Scholarships (varies) – Several scholarships awarded to members of a JACL branch. There are several application categories (entering freshmen, undergraduates, graduates). Applications for all categories other than Entering Freshmen are due April 1: jacl.org/jacl-national-scholarship-program.
  • Jeannette Rankin Foundation Women’s Scholarships Fund ($2,000) – A scholarship awarded to women over age 35 based on financial need and statement of goals, plans, and past challenges. Scholarship is renewable: rankinfoundation.org.
  • Korean American Scholarship Foundation ($500 – $5,000) – Several scholarships awarded to high school, undergraduate, and graduate students of Korean heritage. Students apply by region where their college is located: kasf.org.
  • Mensa Education and Research Foundation Scholarship (varies) – The Foundation’s college scholarship program bases its awards totally on essays written by the applicants. Consideration is not given to grades, academic program or financial need. U.S. applicants need not be Mensa members: mensafoundation.org/what-we-do/scholarships.
  • NAACP Scholarships ($1,500 – $5,000) – Several scholarships awarded to minority students. Please check website for individual scholarships’ eligibility requirements: naacp.org/page/s/scholarship2.
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society Scholarship Program ($1,000 – $3,000) – Scholarships awarded to high school seniors/high school graduates/GED holders that have never previously attended a post secondary institution. Open to students with MS or with a parent that has MS: nationalmssociety.org/living-with-multiple-sclerosis/society-programs-and-services/scholarship/index.aspx.
  • Peermusic Latin Scholarship ($5,000) – Scholarship awarded to a student, aged 16-24, who submits the best new original music/lyrics in the Latin genre. Lyrics/composition must be the student’s original work bmifoundation.org/program/peermusic_latin_scholarship.
  • PFLAG National Scholarships ($1,000 – $5,000) – Scholarships awarded to high school seniors that self-­‐identify as LGBT or are supporters of LGBT people and demonstrate an interest in service to the LGBT community: pflag.org/scholarship.
  • Point Foundation Scholarships (Varies) – A scholarship awarded to individuals at all levels in higher education (high school senior – PhD) that are leaders in and plan to contribute professionally to the LGBT community. Open to non-­U.S. citizens. Application available starting January 2: pointfoundation.org.
  • Platt Family Scholarship Essay Contest ($500 – $1,500) – A scholarship provided by the Lincoln Forum. Must be enrolled in college to apply. Requires an essay of 1,500-­5,000 words on a topic dealing with the life and presidency of Abraham Lincoln: thelincolnforum.org/scholarship-essay-contest.
  • Roothbert Fund Scholarships ($2,000 – $3,000) – Scholarships awarded annually to students “motivated by spiritual values”: roothbertfund.org/scholarships.
  • Supercollege.com Scholarship ($1,000) – A scholarship offered to help students afford college. Open to U.S. citizens and legal residents only. Awarded based on completeness of application and random selection: supercollege.com/scholarship/.
  • The Truman Scholarship (up to $30,000) – A scholarship awarded to college juniors to pursue graduate study in fields related to public service. Award based on the applicants desire to work for change in the public services, his/her community involvement, and his/her academic record: truman.gov.
  • Udall Undergraduate Scholarship (up to $7,000) – The Udall Foundation awards scholarships to college sophomores and juniors for leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to American Indian nations or to the environment. Award based on institutional nomination, 800-­word essay, completed application, and 3 letters of reference: udall.gov/OurPrograms/Scholarship/Scholarship.aspx.
  • ZipRecruiter Scholarship ($3,000) – A $3,000 scholarship awarded each semester for the best 500-800 word essay that addresses a prompt: ziprecruiter.com/scholarship.

Scholarship Search Engines

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fastweb.com
fedmoney.org
finaid.org
IIE Generation Study Abroad
guaranteed-scholarships.com
nacacnet.org
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njsca.org/col/finaid.htm
petersons.com/finaid
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