The Donald A. Strauss Scholarship
The Strauss Foundation awards scholarships to junior and senior students from selected four-year California colleges and universities who have demonstrated an interest in public service, have outstanding leadership potential, and are in the upper one-third of their class.
View the foundation's website at http://www.straussfoundation.org for more information
Strauss Foundation Fellowship Scholarships awarded to Junior class level students who
- Have demonstrated an interest in public service
- Have outstanding leadership potential
- Have developed and can demonstrate effective communication skills
- Wish to 'make a difference' in local, regional, or national communities.
Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund – targeting need-based students working actively for peace and justice
Morris K. Udall Scholarship and Excellence in National Environmental Policy Foundation
Gates Millennium Scholarships
American Association of University Women
http://www.aauw.org/learn/awards/AAUW-Local-Scholarships-Clearinghouse.cfm (for Scholarships)
http://www.aauw.or/fga/ (for Community Action Grants for activist women)
United Negro College Fund
The Korean American Scholarship Foundation
Association on American Indian Affairs
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Harry S. Truman Scholarships Foundation – for undergraduates seeking funding for graduate school – focus on leadership and community service
Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Scholarship – provides awards of up to $50,000 per year for up to six years of study to deserving low-income college seniors and recent college graduates.