The Dr. Alma S. Adams Scholarship is sponsored by Truth Initiative. Two $5,000 scholarships are awarded annually to undergraduate and graduate students, with an emphasis on the reduction of tobacco use in priority populations. Awards are determined by community service in an underserved community, and the best use of art and media in raising awareness of the harmful effects of tobacco.
American Association of University Women Career Development Grants helps to support women who are working to take their careers to the next level. Women who are preparing to re-enter the workforce or change careers are encouraged to apply. Women of color as well as women who are working to attain their first graduate degree will be considered as primary candidates. All who apply must hold a bachelor’s degree that was received prior to June 30, 2008, and they must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Grants funds are available for school supplies, tuition, dependent care, and local transportation.
American School Health Association scholarships provide financial assistance to students pursuing a degree with an emphasis on school health education. One graduate student and one undergraduate student will each receive a $250 scholarship. Through the Student Research Grants program, ASHA also provides financial support for students to complete research in areas related to the mission of ASHA. All student members of ASHA are eligible to apply.
The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund aids students who demonstrate active participation in struggles for civil rights, economic justice, international solidarity or other progressive issues. These need-based scholarships are awarded to those able to do academic work at the university level and who are part of the progressive movement on the campus and in the community.
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund offers a number of scholarships for persons of Hispanic background obtaining their graduate degree.
The Point Foundation empowers promising LGBTQ students to achieve their full academic and leadership potential, despite the obstacles often put before them, to make a significant impact on society.
The Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program (formerly known as Fellows/USA) provides financial assistance to Peace Corps volunteers who have successfully completed their service and are now seeking to attend graduate school.