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    • Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship Programs
    • Scholarship Opportunities
      • Hites Transfer Scholarships
      • All-USA Academic Team
      • Coca-Cola All-State Academic Team
      • New Century Scholars
      • All-State Teams
      • The Guistwhite Scholarships
      • Leaders of Promise/GEICO Business Student/Dowell Leadership Scholarships
      • Frank Lanza Memorial Scholarships
      • Transfer Scholarships
      • Hispanic Scholarship Fund
      • Jeannette Rankin Foundation
      • Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
    • Hites Transfer Scholarships
      • Up to five students will each receive a scholarship of $7,500 to assist in their attainment of baccalaureate degrees
      • Must demonstrate high academic achievement – all questions used to evaluate your overall academic experience while in community college
      • Must be enrolled at a community college through March 2011
      • Must have a minimum of 50 semester credits by the time of transfer to a senior institution
      • Minimum cumulative 3.5 GPA for all coursework from the past five years
      • Admitted to a four-year college with junior level status in 2011.
      • Application is available online in January and is due
      • by 11:59 pm CST March 1, 2011
    • All-USA Academic Team
      • October, 2010
      • Applications available online
      • December 1, 2010
      • Applications submitted by 11:59 CST
      • March, 2011
      • All nominees notified
      • April, 2011
      • AACC Convention
      • First Team featured in USA TODAY
    • All-USA Continued
      • Students apply with one application for four scholarship opportunities. These include:
      • All-USA Community College Academic Team Program
      • Coca-Cola All-State Academic Team Program
      • New Century Scholars
      • 37 States Hosting All-State Academic Teams
    • All-USA/All-State Common Application
      • Eligibility:
      • Must obtain an associate degree between December 1, 2010, and August 31, 2011, or be transferring to a university (All students must have a minimum of 36 semester college-level credits by 12/31/10 and 48 credits by 8/31/11)
      • Two students per campus may be nominated
      • Minimum cumulative 3.50 GPA with a minimum of 30 semester college-level credit hours taken at a community college over the past 5 years
      • Application submitted online by
        • 11:59 pm CST December 1, 2010
    • All-USA/All-State Rewards
      • Up to 20 team members are named. Each receives a $2,500 stipend and is honored at the AACC Convention and featured in USA TODAY in April 2011
      • 300 Students will be named Coca-Cola Scholars. 50 Gold Scholars will receive $1,500 each, 50 Silver Scholars will receive $1,250 each and 50 Bronze Scholars will receive $1,000 each. Gold, Silver and Bronze Scholars will also be featured in USA TODAY in April 2011. 150 Finalists will be selected and will each receive a $1,000 stipend
      • New Century Scholars
      • Highest-scoring student in each state receives $2,000, and is honored at AACC
      • One student from Canada, and one student from an international community college with a Phi Theta Kappa chapter will each receive a $2,000 scholarship
      • All-State Academic Teams
      • 37 States sponsor All-State Academic Teams offering more than $41 million in scholarships
      • Students must be nominated for All-USA in order to participate
    • The Guistwhite Scholarships
      • Active member of Phi Theta Kappa
      • Graduate with an associate degree between December 1, 2010, and August 31, 2011 or transfer to a university. (All students must have 45 semester college-level credits by 12/31/10 and 53 credits by 8/31/11)
      • Minimum cumulative 3.5 GPA for all coursework from the past five years
      • Must have a minimum of 30 semester college-level credits completed at a community college over the past 5 years
      • Admitted to a four-year college with junior level status in 2011
    • The Guistwhite Scholarships
      • Up to twenty Guistwhite Scholars receive $5,000 each
      • Winners are recognized on Phi Theta Kappa’s website & are mailed a certificate & medallion.
      • Application submitted online by
        • 11:59 pm CST December 1, 2010
    • Leaders of Promise
      • Phi Theta Kappa member in good standing currently enrolled in a community college
      • Minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA
      • Completed no more than 36 semester hours as of January 31, 2010
      • No previous degree
      • Must continue enrollment at a community college for Fall 2010
      • Application submitted online by
      • 11:59 pm CST May 1, 2010
    • GEICO Business Student Scholarships
      • Student must apply as part of the Leaders of Promise Scholarship application
      • Awarded to the two top scoring business majors
      • Winners each receive $1,000 award
      • Application deadline is the same as the Leaders of Promise Scholarship:
        • 11:59 pm CST May 1, 2010
    • Dowell Leadership Scholarship
      • Student must apply as part of the Leaders of Promise Scholarship application
      • Students must have attended a Mississippi High School and be currently attending a Mississippi Community College
      • One student will be awarded a $1,500 award
      • Application deadline is the same as the Leaders of Promise Scholarship:
        • 11:59 pm CST May 1, 2010
    • Frank Lanza Memorial Scholarships
      • Designated for students enrolled in registered nursing, respiratory care or emergency medical services associate degree programs
      • Open to both Phi Theta Kappa members & non-members
      • Applicant must have completed 50% of their course work leading towards achieving an associate degree
      • Minimum 3.0 GPA
      • Applicant must submit financial information for the current academic year – applicant must demonstrate financial need
      • Up to 25 scholarships of $1,000 each will be awarded
      • Application submitted online by
      • 11:59 pm CST October 15, 2010
    • Four Year College Transfer Scholarships
      • Over 700 partnering colleges and universities in the U.S. (including the District of Columbia), Canada and England
      • Scholarships are funded and administered directly by the university
      • Approximately $36 million available
      • All these and other non-Phi Theta Kappa Scholarships:
            • www.CollegeFish.org
    • Hispanic Scholarship Fund
      • Annually awards 200 scholarships of $1,250 and $2,500 to students transferring from a community college to a senior institution
      • Must be of Hispanic heritage, a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident, have a 3.0 GPA, and must apply for federal financial aid through the FAFSA
      • Applications typically due February 1
      • For complete details visit www.hsf.net
    • Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
      • Annually awards up to 30 scholarships worth up to $30,000
      • Must be nominated by your community college
      • Must have a 3.50 GPA, sophomore status by 12/31/10 or have graduated in the past 5 years from a community college, and plan to enroll full time in a baccalaureate institution in fall 2011
      • Campus deadlines vary. Typically due end of January. For more information see
      • www.jckf.org
    • Jeannette Rankin Foundation
      • Must be a woman over age 35 that demonstrates financial need
      • Must currently be enrolled in an undergraduate or vocational training program
      • Must be a U.S. Citizen
      • Updated application information available after November 1 st . For more information visit their website at:
      • www.rankinfoundation.org
    • Visit Us!
      • http://scholarships.ptk.org/
      • www.ptk.org
          • Left hand side select tab that says “members”
          • Select link that says “scholarships”
      • Visit us at Scholarship Boulevard in the Marketplace