This scholarship is open to U.S. citizens or permanent residents residing in one of the following states or the District of Columbia: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee, Louisiana, Texas, North Carolina, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York, Delaware or New Jersey.
Must have a minimum GPA of a 3.0
Demonstrate financial need
Must complete an application and submit an essay + transcript
You must be a legal resident of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, at least 16 years of age and no older than 24 years of age, located in the United States or D.C. and on track to apply for or currently enrolled in an accredited post-high school/post-secondary educational programs (including accredited two-and four-year colleges, universities, vocational-technical and trade schools).
If you are a minor, you’ll need written consent from a parent or legal guardian to participate.
Create an account and submit a video (2 minutes or less in length) that tells the story of your life’s passion. It could be a short film, animation or just a simple testimonial. This is not about how well you can make a film – Taco Bell just want you to show your passion and explain why you should be considered for a Live Más Scholarship.
Blacks at Microsoft Scholarships: Deadline March 1, 2018
Blacks at Microsoft (BAM) is a company-sponsored employee network dedicated to supporting the continued growth and development of black employees at Microsoft Corporation. This year, BAM will award three US$5,000 scholarships to outstanding high-school seniors who are interested in pursuing careers in technology. The scholarshipsare renewable, so winners who continue to meet the criteria can receive an annual $5,000 award for up to four years.
To be considered for a BAM Scholarship, you must:
Be a high-school senior of African descent (for example, African American, African, or Ethiopian).
Plan to attend a four-year college or university in the fall of the year following high-school graduation.
Plan to pursue a bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science, computer information systems, or select business programs (such as finance, business administration, or marketing).
Demonstrate a passion for technology.
Demonstrate leadership at school or in the community.
Have a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher.
Require financial assistance to attend college
Students will also need to provide:
-Two letters of recommendation
-Picture of yourself
**Application must be mailed in and postmarked by March 1, 2018**