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JAIN Foundation Scholarships

Merit-Based Scholarship
Entrants will be ranked based on their academic achievements, extracurricular activities, and leadership experience as well as their ability to teach their friends, family and acquaintances about LGMD2B/Miyoshi myopathy to help spread awareness.

The top four applicants will win merit-based scholarships. Applications must be submitted by Thursday, April 30, 2015 at midnight PDT and winners will be announced by Monday, June 1st, 2015.

Social Media Scholarship
Entrants will post a message and a picture (optional) on the Jain Foundation Scholarship Facebook Tab with information about LGMD2B/Miyoshi myopathy to spread disease awareness.

The contest will run weekly for 20 weeks starting on a Wednesday and ending the following Wednesday. The first week will begin Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 at 12:01 am PST and the final week will end on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 12:00am PDT.  Students may submit a post each week during the contest to improve their score and the single highest one-week score for each applicant will be used to determine the winners.

Each week, the 4 highest scores will be posted on the Jain Foundation website and Facebook Page so that students will know the scores they need to beat to win.

For more information, visit http://www.jain-foundation.org/scholarship.

The Seattle Public Library Foundation is pleased to announce the Stimson Bullitt Civic Courage Scholarship Competition. High school seniors and undergraduate students who live, work or attend school in Seattle are invited to participate.
The competition asks students to write an essay about an individual or group of individuals from Washington state who have demonstrated civic courage on an issue of importance to the community at great personal, political or professional risk.

Essays must be submitted online between January 1 – March 31, 2015. Winners will be announced in May 2015. Winning essays will be added to the collection in the Hugh and Jane Ferguson Seattle Room at The Seattle Public Library.

1st Place: $5,000 scholarship
2nd Place: Two $2,500 scholarships

Alaska Chapter Academic Scholarship


The Alaska Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects offers a scholarship to assist Alaskan students interested in the study of landscape architecture. The goal of this scholarship is to promote growth of and interest in the landscape architecture profession by supporting recent graduates of Alaskan high schools who are pursuing a first professional degree in landscape architecture. The Chapter has set a minimum award goal of $1,000 annually.  

Basic Requirements:

  • Four years of Alaskan residency and graduation from an Alaskan High School
  • Evidence of application to an accredited landscape architectural program
  • Completion of the application form and essay
  • Preference may be given to: Alaskans of Native heritage or those that demonstrate financial need 

Additional Information:

  • The final decision of award rests solely with the Executive Board of the Alaska Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA).
  • The Executive Board reserves the right to change the scholarship amount, divide the scholarship into multiple scholarships, or to withold award.
  • All application information will be kept confidential. Successful applicants may be announced in local or national publications. Submittal of the application indicates your approval that your name may be released to the press.
  • Social Security Number and proof of enrollment must be submitted prior to monetary award of the scholarship. 


  • October 1        Applications Available
  • March 31st       Applications due to Alaska Chapter ASLA
  • April                 Announcement of Award Recipient(s)
  • September      Award distributed after receipt of confirmation of enrollment

link: http://www.akasla.org/resources/scholarship

Check out a continually updating list of scholarships at the Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships, and Awards (OMSFA).


EIP is sponsored by The Office of Minority Affairs.

Early Identification Program
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University of Washington
Seattle, Washington 98195-5845