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BBG Communications Award
Sponsor: Breylan Communications
3000 John Hawkins Parkway
Hoover, AL 35244
Eligibility: Applicants must be between the ages of 16 and 21. Students must be no further than their third year of undergraduate school. Applicants must have a 2.5 GPA or higher and be a U.S. or Canadian citizen.

Amount: $500
Deadline: June 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.

ESA Foundation Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Entertainment Software Association Foundation
575 7th Street NW
Suite 300
Washington, DC 20004
Eligibility: Applicants must be female or minority students, U.S. citizens and current full-time college students or graduating high school seniors enrolled or accepted in a full-time program at a four-year college or university in the U.S. A minimum 2.75 GPA is required. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: April 27
How to apply: Applications are available online.

James L. Shriver Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts
1500 Main Street
P.O. Box 15769
Springfield, MA 01115
Eligibility: Applicants must attend a U.S. college or university part-time or full-time. Application forms, transcripts and Student Aid Reports are required. Selection is based on financial need and academic merit. Applicants must live in Hampden, Hampshire, or Franklin counties.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 31
How to apply: Applications are available online and by phone.

MESBEC Program
Sponsor: Catching the Dream
Attn.: Scholarship Affairs Office
8200 Mountain Road NE
Suite 103
Albuquerque, NM 87110
Eligibility: Applicants must be 1/4 or more degree American Indian, enrolled in a tribe and attend or plan to attend college full-time. Students must apply to all other sources of funding at the same time they apply for this scholarship. Selection is based on grades, SAT or ACT scores, work experience, leadership, clear goals, commitment to the American Indian community and the potential to improve the lives of American Indian people.

Amount: $500-$5,000
Deadline: March 15, April 30 and September 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.

Microsoft Scholarships
Sponsor: Microsoft Corporation
One Microsoft Way
Redmond, WA 98052-8303
Eligibility: Applicants must be in a full-time undergraduate program in computer science and related STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) disciplines. Recipients will have to complete salaried internships in Redmond, Washington. There are special scholarships for women, minorities and disabled students.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: January 27; May 5
How to apply: Application requirements are online.

National Academic Scholarships
Sponsor: Association of Government Accountants (AGA)
2208 Mount Vernon Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22301-1314
Eligibility: Applicants for full-time or part-time scholarships must be an AGA member or family member (spouse, child or grandchild), and scholarships must be used for full-time or part-time undergraduate study in a financial management academic area such as accounting, auditing, budgeting, economics, finance, electronic data processing, information resources management or public administration. Essays and transcripts are required. There are two categories for high school students/graduates and undergraduates/graduates. The Academic Scholarships are based on academic achievement and the student's potential for making a contribution to public financial management. A reference letter from an AGA member and from another professional such as a professor, guidance counselor or employer is required. Applicants to the Community Service Scholarships do not have to be AGA members, must be pursuing a degree in a financial management academic discipline and must be actively involved in community service projects. The awards are based on community service and accomplishments. A letter of recommendation from a community service organization and from another professional are required.

Amount: $1,500-$3,000
Deadline: April 14
How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Space Club Keynote Scholar
Sponsor: National Space Club
204 E Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens and must be high school seniors, undergraduates or graduate students planning to attend or attending an accredited college or university with the intention to follow a course of study related to a career in a science, technology, engineering or math field with a preference for space-related interests. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $10,000
Deadline: December 2
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcripts, two letters of recommendation, statement of intent and video audition are required.

P.O. Pistilli Undergraduate Scholarship for Advancement in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
Sponsor: Design Automation Conference/Association for Computing Machinery
Professor Andrew B. Kahng, P.O. Pistilli Scholarship Director
Department of Computer Science and Engineering, UCSD
9500 Gilman Drive #0404
La Jolla, CA 92093
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors who are from an underrepresented group (African American, Hispanic, Native American, women or disabled). Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, have demonstrated high achievement in math and science courses and have financial need. Applicants must also intend to pursue a career in electrical engineering, computer engineering or computer science.

Amount: $4,000
Deadline: March 10
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, three letters of recommendation, an official transcript, a personal letter, a copy of tax returns and a copy of the FAFSA are required.

VIP Women in Technology Scholarship
Sponsor: Visionary Integration Professionals
80 Iron Point Circle
Suite 100
Folsom, CA 95630
Eligibility: Applicants must be attending or accepted at a two- or four-year postsecondary institution located in the U.S. They must be planning to pursue a career in information technology or a related field. Selection is based on academic merit, a personal essay and extracurricular activities.

Amount: Up to $2,500
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, personal essay and list of extracurricular activities are required.