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2021 Percy Julian Award and 2021 St. Elmo Brady Award

  • 2021 Percy Julian Award and 2021 St. Elmo Brady Award 

    The Minority Affairs Committee of the Georgia Local Section of the American Chemical Society is pleased to announce two scholarships for under-represented students seeking to major in STEM: the 2021 Percy Julian Award and the 2021 St. Elmo Brady Award.  

    The Percy Julian award will be given to two High School Seniors (one male and one female) in recognition of scholastic achievement and leadership ability. Each recipient will receive a $550 book scholarship and a one-year (student) membership in ACS.  

    Qualifications for the Percy Julian award are as follows: 

    • The Percy Julian award is open to African Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans, and other racial and ethnic minorities who are traditionally underrepresented and marginalized in science.
    • Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5. 
    • Applicants must plan to major in a STEM (traditional science, technology, engineering, or math) discipline. 
    • Applicants must plan to attend a college or university in the Fall 2020 semester. 
    • Applicants must show evidence of leadership skills that promote racial, ethnic, and cultural understanding. 

    The St. Elmo Brady award will be given to a High School Senior in recognition of the goal of becoming a first-generation college student, their scholastic journey, personal integrity and perseverance. The recipient will receive a $600 book scholarship and a one-year (student) membership in ACS. 

    Qualifications for the St. Elmo Brady award are as follows:

    • The St. Elmo Brady award is open to African Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans, and other racial and ethnic minorities who are traditionally underrepresented and marginalized in science.
    • Applicants must be a first-generation college student (i.e, grand-parents, parents, or siblings have not earned a bachelor’s degree or higher). 
    • Applicants must have an overall unweighted STEM GPA of between 2.8 and 3.4. For 2021, SAT/ACT score submission is encouraged but not required.
    • Applicants must plan to major in a STEM (traditional science, technology, engineering, or math) discipline.
    • Applicants must plan to attend a college or university in the Fall 2021 semester.
    • Applicants must show evidence of personal integrity and perseverance as demonstrated through leadership skills, academics, religious or other community-based extracurricular activities, or work-related activities.

    The deadline for both applications is April 14, 2021. Recipients of the award will be notified by May 1, 2021. Awards will be presented at the American Chemical Society Georgia Local Section virtual meeting which will be held on May 11, 2021. All applicants are encouraged to attend the meeting. 

    Application Instructions

    Percy Julian Application 2021

    St. Elmo Brady Application 2021

    All application materials should be submitted electronically by 11:59 pm, April 14, 2021, to pamela@plrconsultingservices.org.

The Balanced Man Scholarship at University of Cincinnati

  • The Balanced Man Scholarship at the University of Cincinnati

    To support our mission of Building Balanced Men, the Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity (“SigEp”) proudly brings the Balanced Man Scholarship to the University of Cincinnati. 

    During the 2020 – 2021 school year, SigEp Chapters will award over $225,000 at more than 160 campuses across the country through the Balanced Man Scholarship program. We believe that recognizing students who exhibit balance and all-around excellence is a way to promote this important ideal. Each year, our chapter at the University of Cincinnati awards up to $4,000 in scholarships to incoming freshman students. Our goal is to reward men who exemplify the qualities of a Sound Mind and a Sound Body, as we believe they are essential to leading a balanced life.

    To qualify for the Balanced Man Scholarship, you must attend the University of Cincinnati in the 2021-2022 school year and submit the application by July 15th, 2021. Please apply online here.   https://cincinnati.sigep.org/bms/.

    Applicants have no obligation to join or affiliate with SigEp to be eligible for the scholarship. Should you have any questions concerning the Balanced Man Scholarship, please contact me at (513) 818-6100 or uc.sigep.bms@gmail.com.

HOPE and Zell Miller Scholarships and Grants

  • The HOPE Scholarship program is for students that have demonstrated academic achievement and are seeking a college degree. There are several ways to become eligible for the HOPE Scholarship, either by graduating from high school as a HOPE Scholar or by earning it while in college.

    • The HOPE Grant program is for students seeking a technical certificate or diploma, regardless of the student's high school grade point average or graduation date. 
    • The Zell Miller Scholarship Program is for students who have demonstrated academic achievement and are seeking a college degree. Generally, to become eligible, a student must graduate from an eligible high school with a 3.70 GPA and a minimum score on the SAT/ACT. 

    For more information, please review the HOPE Scholarship Regulations.

    • The HOPE Scholarship, Zell Miller Scholarship, and HOPE Grant pay a certain amount for tuition. The amount of the award depends on the type of school the student is attending, the number of credit hours the student is enrolled, and the specific tuition rate for the college. 

    For more information, please review the Award Amounts.

     

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Other Resources and Scholarship Searches

  • Scholarship websites offer research tools that can help you find leads on potential scholarships for which you may want to apply. Keep in mind that when utilizing an online scholarship search, you are not guaranteed a scholarship. The searches are merely a way to inform you of available scholarships that match your personal profile. Once you complete the free scholarship search, you will see a list of scholarships for which you should be eligible and all the information you need to apply.