Scholarship Opportunities

***PLEASE READ ALL SCHOLARSHIP REQUIREMENTS BEFORE APPLYING***

Scholarships will be awarded to three (3) 2014 graduating high school seniors to assist them in their pursuit of a college education. In addition, MEF will award scholarships to persons between the ages of 20 to 40 who delayed their college education, for personal or financial reasons, and have now decided to pursue a college degree. We believe awarding college scholarships to these adults addresses our mission to economically strengthen our communities.

Special consideration will be given to those students pursuing a career in the health sciences, pharmaceutical science, technology, entertainment (film, television), insurance, automotive, environmental science, banking and law.

The scholarship program is open to persons residing throughout greater Los Angeles County, with specific emphasis on the underserved communities of Lynwood, Compton, Carson, Gardena, Hawthorne and, Lawndale.

DEADLINE FOR H.U.F. AWARDS SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS: MAY 16, 2014

MABLE EPHRIAM NURSING SCHOLARSHIP

A special scholarship will be awarded to a student pursuing a career in nursing. The Nursing scholarship will be awarded in memory of Judge Mablean’s mother, Mable Ephriam, who died on February 9, 2010. She was a nurse by vocation.

This Scholarship will be awarded to any person between the ages of 18 years and 35 years, a 2012 High School Graduate or a Continuing College Student, who is pursuing a degree in nursing and has completed at least one year in a nursing program. The applicant must have at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA, whether high school graduate or current college student. The Applicant must display compassion for the sick and elderly and must have demonstrated the same, either by providing care for a relative, friend or by volunteer work in a hospital, a residential care facility, convalescent home, or skilled nursing facility.

The Scholarship will be ongoing and available to the recipient each year of enrollment until the completion of his/her nursing degree as long as the recipient meets the qualifications outlined above.

HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE

This scholarship will be awarded to a current year high school graduate to assist them in their pursuit of a college education

HOWARD UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship will be awarded to a current year high school graduate who will be attending Howard University in the fall. It is funded by Howard University Alumni who is a MEF board member.

THOMAS JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1967 SCHOLARSHIP

Scholarships will be awarded to a current year Thomas Jefferson High School (1319 E. 41st St. Los Angeles, CA) graduate. It is funded by the TJHS Class of 1967 Alumni of which the President/Founder is a member.

CONTINUING COLLEGE STUDENT

MEF will award scholarships to persons between the ages of 25 to 40 who delayed their college education, for personal or financial reasons, and have now decided to pursue a college degree. To qualify you must have completed at least one semester of a college course.


Scholarship Eligibility Requirements

In order to qualify for a scholarship from the MABLEAN EPHRIAM FOUNDATION, YOU MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS:

ALL APPLICANTS:

1. Annual Family Income must be at or below federal poverty guidelines.
2. Must reside in Los Angeles County..
3. Must complete a typed essay as set forth on the Application..
4. Must attend the Honoring Unsung Fathers Awards and Scholarship Brunch on Father's Day..
5. Must be a high school graduate or equivalent ( i.e., G.E.D., diploma)..
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CURRENT HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES:
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1. Must have an overall academic G.P.A. of 2.0 or better..
2. Must have been involved in some type of community activity or extra-curricula activity which allowed you to contribute your time, talent and or resources to serving others..

APPLICANTS 20 TO 40 YEARS:

1. Must have had at least a 2.0 G. P. A. or better in high school..
2. If G.E.D. diploma, must have passed the G.E.D. examination..
3. If attending college, must have a G.P.A. of 2.0 or better the last academic year attended.And must have completed at least one semester of a college course.
4. Must be employed now or if unemployed, no more than one (1) year, unless you are a stay-at-home parent with at least one minor child five (5) years old or under...
5. Must be involved in some type of community activity, group or organization which renders service to others.

Scholarships for African Americans

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The following is a general list of Scholarship Opportunities for women.

Scholarships for Latina Women

Hispanic Scholarship Fund (also for college students)
Adelante US Education Leadership Fund
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (Congressional Internship)
First in My Family Scholarship Program
Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
Hispanic Internship Program
La Unidad Latina Foundation
Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund
National Association of Hispanic Journalists
Salvadoran American Leadership and Education Fund
State Farm Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Scholarships for Minority Women

Actuary Scholarships for Minority Students
American Chemical Society Scholarships
American Geological Institute Minority Geoscience Student Scholarship
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
American Political Science Association Minority scholarship list
Barbara Jordan Health Policy Scholars Program
Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation
The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta
Engineering for Minorities
Gates Millennium Scholars
International Education Financial Aid
The Jackie Robinson Foundation (high school seniors only)
Jack Kent Cook Foundation Graduate Scholars Program
John L. Carey Accounting Scholarship
Kaiser Media Internships in Health Reporting
LGBT Scholarships
Microsoft Scholarships (for computer related degrees)
Morris K. Udall Undergraduate Scholarship (for environmental studies)
National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (SMART Grant)
Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education
Students of Color Scholarship
Unmet Need Scholarship
USA Funds

Scholarships for African -American Women

Herbert Lehman Education Fund
The Jackie Robinson Foundation (high school seniors only)
Ron Brown Scholarship (high school seniors)
Black Excel Scholarship Gateways
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
Dr. James M. Rosin Scholarship
Fisk Premedical Summer Institute / Minority Medical Education Program
General Mills Technology Scholars Award
Law School: MCCA Lloyd M. Johnson, Jr. Scholarship Program
NAACP Earl Warren Shearman and Sterling Law School Scholarship
NAACP Scholarships: Earl G. Graves Scholarship, Agnes Jones Scholarship, Lillian and Samuel Sutton Scholarship, Roy Wilkins Scholarship, and the Hubertus W.V. Williams Scholarship
National Association of Black Journalists
National Black Police Association
National Society of Black Engineers Scholarship List
Sallie Mae Fund American Dream Scholarship
Siemens Teacher Education Scholarship Program
Spieler, Rhea and Louis Scholarship Program
UNCF Merck Science Initiative
United Negro College Fund