There are literally thousands of FPU and outside scholarships available to students who qualify. Many scholarships are awarded based on academic achievement, need, student background, talents or past and future involvement in a variety of activities. The greatest value in scholarships lies in knowing that they do not have to be repaid.
For more information about applying for scholarships, visit www.scholarshiphelp.org. We also have a list of scholarship websites for your reference:
- Scholarship Guide
- School Soup
- Hispanic College Fund Scholarships
- World Bank Group scholarships for female students from developing countries
- Teacher Education Graduate Grant for graduate students
- Scholarship Scams
- Pfizer's Scholarship Award - This $2000 scholarship is available to a high school senior who has applied to college or a freshman, sophomore or junior in college.
- Help Johnny Scholarship (Deadline: Varies) - This $5000 scholarship is available to any student who is 19 years or under, as of October 25, 2010. This scholarship is renewable.
- 2010 Independence Day Scholarship - This $5000 scholarship is open to students of all national backgrounds that are currently studying in the United States or in an American military school out of the country.
- Castle Ink's Green Scholarship (Deadline: December 31, 2010) - This $2500 scholarships is for students who are United States citizens or permanent residents with a minimum 2.5 grade point average.
- Society of American Travel Writers Scholarship - Applicants must be ages 13-18 and attending grades 8-12 as of May 15, 2010. The travel experience you write about must have occurred within the last three years.
You should not have to pay to search for scholarships for which you may be eligible. FastWeb is the largest free scholarship search on the Web. Be sure to check FastWeb often for new scholarships that you may qualify for.
USDA Public Service Leaders Scholarship Program (PSLSP) / Learn. Serve. Lead.
- Public relations/affairs, journalism, communications, government, public policy.
- Math, statistics, agriculture, ag business, ag economics/management/marketing, ag production and technology, agronomy, animal science or a related field
- Business administration, accounting, finance, science agriculture, economics, agronomy, horticulture.
- Civil engineering
USDA offers unparalleled career choices in various career fields. Visit our website for details on each scholarship available.
The program offers:
- Full-tuition scholarship
- Paid internship
- Mentoring and leadership training
- Permanent employment upon graduation
Basic eligibility requirements:
- U.S. citizen, or in the final stages of the application process for U.S. citizenship and will attain citizenship within a year of being accepted to the program;
- Currently enrolled in degree-seeking program with a minimum 2.75 GPA on a 4.0 scale;
- Must be able to attend a mandatory orientation in Washington, D.C.;
- Willingness to relocate upon graduation;
- Have a strong interest in a career in public service with the USDA;
- And meet major and class level requirements of each scholarship.
Successful applicants are leaders in their community, committed to public service and intellectually curious.