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FiSCA National & Patricia M. McNamara Memorial Scholarships

Financial Service Centers of America

Scholarship Name: FiSCA National Scholarship Program
Description: Financial Service Centers of America, a national organization that serves communities with financial services, is offering cash grants or $2,000 (sometimes more) each to outstanding students residing in the communities they serve. They are looking for high school students who are committed to community service, leaderships and academic excellence. They are particularly interested in those students who have overcome a serious obstacle in their past, and ask that all students submit a 1,000 word essay on their struggles.
Award: $2,000
Awards per Year: 10
Award is Open to: High School Students, Undergraduate Students
Major/Field of Study: Open
How to Apply/Contact: To find out if you qualify for the FiSCA National Scholarship Program, and to download application materials, please visit the FiSCA website.
See Also: Scholarships for Overcoming Adversity, Scholarships for Community Service and Volunteering


Patricia M. McNamara Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship Name: Patricia M. McNamara Memorial Scholarship
Description: The Patricia M. McNamara Scholarship is named for an extraordinary woman who overcame adversity in her own life to attend high school and college. She then went on to share her story with other young women to help them overcome their own obstacles. To honor Patricia’s memory, the Patricia M. McNamara Memorial Scholarship was created. Students attending any institute of higher education who have faced serious obstacles are encouraged to apply.
Award: $500
Awards per Year: 1
Award is Open to: Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students
Major/Field of Study: Open
How to Apply/Contact: Please visit the website for more information about the application process. (Note: 8/31/12, Website not operational)
See Also: Scholarships for Overcoming Adversity

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