Veterans for Peace– A $1,000 scholarship will be offered by the Clarence Kailin Chapter of Madison Veterans for Peace to a Madison high school senior who writes the best original essay on the peace topic “Why I Believe Violence is not the Solution.”
Applicant: Must be a high school senior enrolling at Madison College.
Due: May 4th, Award: $1,000
Western Union Foundation Family Scholarship Program– The Western Union Foundation Family Scholarship Program is helping immigrant/migrant fathers and sons, mothers and daughters and brothers and sisters move up the economic ladder through education and training. Scholarships may be used for college/university tuition, language acquisition classes, technical/skills training, and GED classes, with two family members receiving a scholarship to help achieve the type of education they need in order to create a brighter future for their entire family.
Applicants: Both applicants must be 18 or older & members of the same family, who have been in the U.S. for 7 years or fewer, and born outside of the U.S.
Due: May 25th, Award: Varies
Snow, Carpio & Weekley DREAMers Scholarship– the scholarship is open nationwide to those who will be attending college fall semester of 2017.
Applicants: immigrant under the age of 25; entered the United States before age 16; have lived continuously in the country for at least five years; have not been convicted of a felony, a “significant” misdemeanor, or three other misdemeanors; minimum GPA of 3.0.
Due: May 31, Award: $2,500