HCPA

Scholarship Opportunities

1800 Wheelchair Scholarship
http://www.1800wheelchair.com/scholarship/
Established in 2006, the 1800wheelchair scholarship now awards two $500 scholarships each year. Our past topics have explored mobility issues on campus and much more.

AIA/AAF Minority Disadvantaged Scholarship
http://www.aia.org/education/aiab081881
The AIA/AAF Minority Disadvantaged Scholarship provides assistance to high school graduates, college freshmen, and community college students from a minority and/or financially disadvantaged background who intend to pursue a NAAB-accredited professional degree (5-year BA or BA + MA) in Architecture.

AllState Foundation Scholarship
http://www.allstatefoundation.org/
The Allstate Foundation sponsors the annual Keep the Drive High School Journalism Awards to encourage teens to educate their peers teen safe driving.

American Dental Hygienist Association (ADHA) Institute Minority Scholarships
http://www.adha.org/ioh-scholarships-main
The primary focus of the program is to provide financial assistance to dental hygiene students and dental hygienists who can demonstrate a commitment to further the discipline of dental hygiene through academic achievement, professional excellence, and a desire to improve the public’s overall health.

AMS Minority Scholarship
http://www.ametsoc.org/amsstudentinfo/scholfeldocs/index.html
The AMS/Industry Minority Scholarships will award funding to minority students who have been traditionally underrepresented in the sciences, especially Hispanic, Native American, and Black/African American students.

ANS Incoming Freshman Scholarship
http://www.ans.org/honors/scholarships/forms/
Are awarded to graduating high-school seniors who have enrolled, full-time, in college courses and are pursuing a degree in nuclear engineering or have the intent to pursue a degree in nuclear engineering.

Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship
http://www.apiasf.org/

Asian Pacific Fund
http://www.asianpacificfund.org/information-for-student-applicants
The Asian Pacific Fund offers 14 scholarship programs to help undergraduate and graduate students achieve their education goals.

BDG Communication Scholarship
http://www.breylancommunications.com/bbgcommunications/132/scholarships.php
The BBG Communications scholarship is designed for students between the ages of 16 and 21 who are currently in or will be attending an institution of higher education in the Fall of 2013.

Best Buy Scholarship
https://corporate.bestbuy.com/community-relations-overview/
Scholarships are awarded to high school students in grades 9-12 who demonstrate academic achievements and exemplary community services as well as school activities and work experience.  Best Buy Scholarship program for 2013 will be open from late December 2012 to mid February 2013.

Burger King Scholars Program
http://www.bkmclamorefoundation.org/WhatWeDo/ScholarsProgram
Scholarship grants range from $1,000 to $50,000, and are intended to help students offset the cost of attending college or post-secondary vocational/technical school. Recipients are selected based on their grade point average, work experience, extracurricular activities and/or community service.

Coca−Cola Scholars Program
http://coca-colascholars.org/

Gates Millennium Scholars Program
http://www.gmsp.org/
The Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS) Program selects 1,000 talented students each year to receive a good-through-graduation scholarship to use at any college or university of their choice.

Great Clips
http://www.greatclips.com/stylists/scholarship-program
Current students, high school students and anyone interested in cosmetology or barbering as a career.

Hamilton Award
http://www.hamiltonfriends.org/
The purpose of the Hamilton Award is to recognize high school students for their academic, personal, and service achievements and to select students for the Hamilton Leaders Academy – a no student cost program that helps students get into college, transition to college, succeed while in college and transition to the post college world.

HEAF (Hmong American Education Fund)
www.thehaef.org
The Hmong American Education Fund (HAEF) is organized exclusively for nonprofit, charitable, philanthropic, and educational purposes to provide educational scholarships and services to Hmong-American students seeking specialized educational camps, internships, higher education, graduate school, and professional schools.

Healthy Lifestyles Scholarship
http://www.fitnessexercises.tv/scholarships.php
The Healthy Lifestyles Scholarship was established July 2008 in memeory of Joan Whitworthe.  Joan was involved in working with individuals as an occupational therapist.  She is recognized for her devotion in promoting a healthy lifestyle.

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship
http://www.jackierobinson.org/
The Jackie Robinson Foundation provides a multi–faceted experience designed to not only address the financial needs of minority students who aspire to attend college but also to guide them through the process of higher education, molding them into dynamic leaders with a commitment to public service and Jackie Robinson’s humanitarian ideals.

MN Association of Counselors of Color (MNACC) Scholarship
http://www.mnacc.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=11&Itemid=213
Minnesota Association of Counselors of Color (MnACC), established in 1991, is a noncompetitive post-secondary collaborative dedicated to improving access to higher education for Minnesota’s students of color.

MN Clean Air ChoiceScholarship
http://www.cleanairchoice.org/fuels/scholarship2013.cfm
This scholarship is open to all Minnesota high school seniors. It is sponsored by the Minnesota Soybean Research and Promotion Council and administrated by the American Lung Association in Minnesota.

MN State Archery Association
http://www.mnarchery.org/advocacy--education.html
The MSAA Scholarship Program is for those graduating high school students who are academically successful and who can also demonstrate a sincere interest in the sport of archery.

MSSA Diversity Educational Scholarship
http://www.mnssa.org/MNSSA/Scholarships/MNSSA/MSSA_Scholarship/Scholarships_Main_Page.aspx?hkey=25d11aa1-187f-4838-a914-7e2219903cb6
MSSA offers an Undergraduate Education Scholarship, a Graduate Scholarship and a Diversity Scholarship throughout the year. Each scholarship has specific qualifications and a scholarship application.

OCA Scholarship
http://www.ocanational.org/?page=Programs_Scholarship
Since 1993, OCA has been providing assistance to deserving APA students to pursue their dreams of a higher education through the OCA Scholarship Program. Recognizing the lack of resources and access to quality education for underserved APA students, OCA has partnered with foundations who are committed in providing educational opportunities to their communities and the future generation of APA leaders.

Page Education Foundation Grants
http://www.page-ed.org/about/page-education-foundation-scholarship/
The Page Education Foundation Scholarship has three programs aimed at achieving the mission of encouraging Minnesota’s youth of color to pursue post-secondary education: grants, service-to-children projects, and professional mentor connections.

Pohlad Scholars Program
http://sms.scholarshipamerica.org/pohladscholars/
The Carl and Eloise Pohlad Family Foundation has established a scholarship program to assist students from the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs.

QuestBridge
www.questbridge.org
QuestBridge’s College Prep Scholarship provides more than 1,500 awards that give outstanding low-income high school juniors the knowledge they need to compete for admission to leading colleges.

SFM Foundation
www.sfm-foundation.org
SFM Foundation is a non-profit organization created to administer a post-secondary education scholarship program to benefit children of workers disabled or fatally injured in work-related accidents.

SMART Scholarship
http://smart.asee.org/apply_
The Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program is an opportunity for students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines to receive a full scholarship and be gainfully employed upon degree completion.

Templeton Press
http://lawsoflifecontest.com/
Templeton Press has established this scholarship contest. Having a purpose, a calling, a sense of why one was placed on this earth was one of Templeton’s original laws of life. To be a happy and successful person, one must have a purpose. If you are a high school senior in the U.S., take some time to think about why you are in this world. Create a vision for yourself and the world you want to create.

Twin Cities in Motion
https://www.tcmevents.org/community/initiatives/youth_fitness/college_scholarship_program/
The Twin Cities In Motion College Scholarship program awards a one-time $5,000 scholarship to one female and one male high school senior who participate in cross-country or track.

University of St Thomas – Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Scholarships
www.stthomas.edu/scischolar