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Scholarships

Alpha Kappa Alpha Financial Assistance Scholarships
Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundation
5656 South Stony Island Ave.
Chicago, IL 60637
Amount $500 - $1500

American GI Forum Hispanic Education Fund
3301 Mountain Rd. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104
Contact: Isabelle Ogaz Tellez
(505) 243-7551 / 247-4910; fax (505) 247-2993
Amount: variable

American G.I. Forum of the U.S. Scholarship Fund
2711 W. Anderson Ln., Ste. 205
Austin, TX 78757
(512) 302-3025
Deadline: April 30
Amount: varies
Scholarships are awarded by local American G.I. Forum chapters. Check for one in your area, or contact the above address.

AMOCO Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship Program
200 East Randolph Dr.
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 856-6306
Amount: $500-$1250
Open to Hispanic juniors and seniors in engineering and other sciences. Certain academic institutions

American Sociological Association
1722 N. Street, NW
Washington DC 20036
(202) 483-2512
Amount: $6,000

Chicana latina Scholarship
1419 Burlingame Avenue
Suite N
Burlingame, CA 94010
(650) 373-1083
Contact person: Olga Talamante (olgapacifica@yahoo.com )
Deadline: February 28
Amount: $1,500
Scholarships are awarded to Chicana/Latina students with a minimum of 15 college units enrolled in community college, 4-year institutions or graduate school. Emphasis put on community service and plans to contribute to the Latino community.

Cintas Fellowship (for Cubans)
Assoc. Program Officer
Cintas Fellowship Program
Arts, International Program Institute of International Education
809 United Nations Plaza
New York, NY 10017
(212) 984-5564
Amount: $10,000

Coca Cola Scholars Foundation, Inc.
One Buckhead Plaza Suite 1000
3060 Peachtree Rd. NW
Atlanta, GA 30305
(404) 237-1300

College Board of National Hispanic Scholar Recognition Program
1717 Massachusettes Ave. N.W., Suite 401
Washington D.C. 20036-2093
(202) 332-1734

Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC)
CIC Minority Fellowship Program
Kirkwood Hall 114
Indiana University
Bloomington, IN 47405
(800) 457-4420
Amount: up to $9,000

Cuban American Scholarship Fund
P.O. Box 6422
Santa Ana, CA 92706
(714) 543-9656
Contact Desi Reyes or Santiago Martin

Duracell Scholarship/Internship
National Urban League
500 East 62nd Street
New York, NY 10021
(212) 310-9000
Amount: up to $10,000

Florida Nicaraguan and Haitian Scholarship Program
Office of Student Financial Assistance
Florida Department of Education
1344 Florida Education Center
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400
(904) 487-0049
Deadline: July 1
Amount: $4,000-$5,000
Nicaraguan or Haitian students with GPA of 3.0 who are Florida residents and plan to attend college in a Florida public college.

Foundation for Exceptional Children, Scholarships
1920 Association Dr
Reston, VA 22091
Amt: $1000

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) Student Support Systems
4204 Gardendale St., #216
San Antonio, TX 78229
(210) 692-3805
Contact: Antonio Hernandez (Director of Special Projects)
Amount: varies
HACU offers a variety of funds and other educational opportunities for students through partnership with government agencies and various corporations, including the HACU Student Support Fund, Hispanic Education Leadership Fund sponsored by Miller Brewing Company, the HACU-GM Engineering Excellence Awards Program, HACU/Motorola Fund. Write to HACU for more information on these and other funds.

Hispanic Designer Inc. Scholarship
1000 16th St. N.W., #401
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 452-0092
Contact: Sonia Cerda
Deadline: September 30
Amount: $500-$1,500
Open to Hispanic students who are enrolled in an accredited fashion design school. Must be an active student with at least 2.5 GPA.

Hispanic Public Relations Association Scholarships
735 S. Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA 90017
(714) 453-0116 ext. 122
Contact: Octavio Nuiry
Deadline: none
Amount: $500 and $1,000
Hispanic communications students entering or attending college.

Jackie Robinson Foundation
80 Eight Avenue
New York, NY 10011
Amount: $2,000

Jaycee War Memorial Fund
Department 94922
Tulsa OK 74194
Amount: $1000

Jessie Arias Scholarship Fund
181 N. E St.
San Bernardino, CA 92401
(909) 384-9957
Contact: Rita Arias
Deadline: May 31
Amount: $2,000
Hispanics who want to pursue careers in Law or public policy

Latin American Professional Women's Foundation
P.O. Box 31532
Los Angeles, CA 95341
This organization operates a scholarship program and uses "role models" to provide guidance to young Latinas.

League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)
National Educational Service Centers Inc.
2000 L Street, NW, Suite 610
Washington, DC 20036
202.835.9646
Contact: Lorena Garrido (lnescaward@aol.com )
Deadline: March 31, July 15
3 LULAC scholarships. The LNSF deadline is March 31st and you have to mail your application to the LULAC Council in your state. The General Electric Fund/LULAC Scholarship for business and engineering majors and the deadline is July 15. Finally, the General Motors/LULAC Scholarship for engineering majors and the deadline for that one is also July 15.

Latin American Educational Foundation
709 North Nevada St. Ste. #207
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
(719) 473-4120

Leopold Schepp Foundation Awards
15 East 26th St. Ste. #1900
New York, NY 10010-1505
(212) 889-9737
Amount: $5,000

Lowrider Magazine Scholarship Fund
P.O. Box 648
Walnut, CA 91788-0648
(909) 598-2300
Deadline: April
Amount: $1,000
Hispanics College Sophomores juniors, and seniors with at least a 3.0 GPA.

McDonald's Hispanic American Commitment to Education Resources (HACER) Program
(415) 892-9971
Deadline: February 1
This scholarship program has awarded $1.3 million in scholarships to Hispanic high school graduates entering college. States involved in the program include Texas, Illinois, Colorado, California, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Arizona, and New Mexico. For info, contact your high school guidance counselor, local McDonald's manager, or the National Hispanic Scholarship Fund at (415) 892-9971.

McNeil Consumer Products Tylenol Scholarship Fund
Tylenol Scholarship Fund
P.O. Box 8656
Clinton, IA 52736-8656
Amount: $1000 - $10,000

Mexican-American Grocers Association
405 N. San Fernando Rd.
Los Angeles, CA 90031
(213) 227-1565
Deadline: June 1-July 31
Amount: varies
For Financially disadvantaged Hispanic students who are pursuing business related studies. Send self-addressed, stamped, envelope to the above address.

Mexican-American Women's National Association (MANA)
Raquel Marquez Frankel Scholarship
1101 17th St. N.W., #803
Washington, DC 20036-4704
(202) 833-0060
Deadline: May 31
Amount: varies
Hispanic women on a competitive basis. Also offered by local MANA chapters. Check for one in your area.

National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ)
Scholarship Department
1193 National Press Building
Washington, DC 20045
(202) 662-7143
Contact: Rebecca Finley
Deadline: January 31
Amount: varies
Hispanic students interested in studying journalism. Application must be requested in the fall. Send self-addressed, stamped envelope with the request.

National Association of Hispanic Nurses
Ilduara Murillo-Rohde Scholarship Award
1501 16th St. N.W.
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 387-2477
Deadline: June 1
Amount: $500
Approx. six awards for Hispanic students who are entering or enrolled in an accredited school of nursing.

National Hispanic Coalition of Federal Aviation Employees
Scholarship Program
Scholarship Selection Committee
P.O. Box 697
Newcastle, OK 73065
(405) 954-3532
Contact: Dianna Lopez Story
Deadline: May 1
Amount: $500-$1,000
Hispanic students entering or attending college. Applicants must write a research paper. Write or call for application.

National Hispanic Scholarship Fund
P.O. Box 728
Novato, CA 94948
(415) 892-9971
Deadline: April 1-June 15
Amount: varies
Hispanic students who have completed at least 15 units of college studies.

National Merit Scholarship Corporation
1560 Sherman Ave.
Evanston, IL 60201-4897

Nevada Hispanic Services Scholarship Fund
P.O. Box 11735
Reno, NV 89510
(702) 786-6003
Contact: Angeles Ortega-Horsky
Deadline: March 30
Amount: varies
Open to Hispanic students who are preparing to enter the University of Nevada.

Nestle USA Minority Scholarship Database
Office of Latino Affairs
(???) 855-0542

Project Cambio Scholarship Awards
P.O. Box 3004-227
Corvallis, OR 97339
Deadline: April 30
Hispanic women pursuing studies in a business-related program. Applicants should have been out of high school at least five years.

Smithsonian Institution (Minority Undergraduate Fellowships)
Office of Fellowships and Grants
955 L’enfant Plaza Suite #7300
Washington, DC 20560
(212) 860-6868
Amount: $200 - $250

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers
5400 E. Olympic Blvd., #306
Los Angeles, CA 90022
(213) 888-2080
Contact: Kathy Borunda
Amount: $500-$7,000
For Hispanic students who are interested in studying engineering or science.

Tony Villegas Scholarship for Hispanics
Concerned Media Professionals, Inc.
P.O. Box 44034
Tucson, AZ 85733
Deadline: March 31
Amount: $1,000 each
Hispanics in colleges or universities juniors who are majoring in print or broadcast journalism.

Texas Minority Leaders in Education Scholarship Program
Southwestern Bell Foundation
c/o Pearl Garza Fracchia
1 Bell Plaza
Room 3040
Dallas, TX 75202
An award for educational expenses during the junior and senior year. To be eligible, applicants must be minority students committed to a career in education in Texas, have financial need, and have a GPA of 3.0 or above. Applicants must also be accepted, or enrolled, as full-time students in one of the member Texas public universities. Students must apply directly to the schools.

U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Scholarship
1030 15th St. N.W. #206
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 842-1212
Deadline: July 20
Amount: $1,000
Ten awards available based on academic achievement, personal contributions to the Hispanic community, and financial need. Send application requests along with self-addressed, stamped envelope to the above address.

United States Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute
504 C St., N
Washington DC 20002
1 (800) excel-dc

Johns Hopkins Univerity Center For Talented Youth

Science and Technology Scholarships
High School Journalism
The Hispanic College Fund, Inc.
Financial Aid Resources Specifically For Hispanic Americans NCAA Scholarships and Internships

Free Application For Federal Student Aid


Educational Programs

 Academia Semillas del Pueblo


Government

National Center for Education Statistics

United State Presidents
Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps Unit at the University of California

Health

Pueblo Y Salud Inc.

Journalism

Student Press.org

Student paper tackles food safety


Mathematics

Jaime Escalante Math & Science Program -
East Los Angeles College

Ask Dr. Math
Math Forum
Math.com


Museums


Aerospace Hall
Exposition Park, Los Angeles, 90037

Antelope Valley Indian Museum
15800 Ave M, Los Angeles County, 93535

Armand Hammer Museum
10899 Wilshire Blvd, Westwood, 90024

Autry Museum Of Western Heritage
4700 Western Heritage Wy, Los Feliz, 90027

Avila Adobe
Olvera St, Los Angeles, 90012

Banning Museum
401 E M St, Wilmington, 90744

Bixby Bryant, Susanna Rch Hse Museum
5700 Susanna Bryant Rd, Yorba Linda, 92887

Bolton Hall Museum
10110 Commerce Av, Tujunga, 91042

Bowers Museum
2002 N Main St, Santa Ana, 92706

Calif Museum Of Science & Industry
700 State Dr, Los Angeles, 90037

California Afro-American Museum
600 State Dr, Los Angeles, 90037

Casa De Adobe
4603 N Figueroa St, Los Angeles, 90065

Catalina Island Museum
Catalina Casino, Avalon, 90704

Childrens Museum
301 S Euclid St, La Habra, 90631

De La Ossa Adobe
Moorpark & La Maida, Encino, 91436

Dibble Museum
16021 Gale Av, City Of Industry, 91745

Discovery Museum Of Orange Co
3101 W Harvard St, Santa Ana, 92704

Discovery Science Center
2500 N Main St, Santa Ana, 92705

Dominguez Adobe Museum
18127 S Alameda St, Los Angeles County, 90220

Downey Art Museum
10419 Rives Av, Downey, 90241

Drum Barracks Museum
1052 Banning Blvd, Wilmington, 90744

Fort Macarthur Military Museum
3601 S Gaffey St, San Pedro, 90731

Fullerton Museum Center
301 N Pomona Av, Fullerton, 92832

Getty Villa
17985 W Pacific Coast Hwy, Pacific Palisades, 90272

Glendora Hist Museum
314 N Glendora Av, Glendora, 91741

Hart, William S Museum
24151 San Fernando Rd, Santa Clarita, 91321

Hollywood Bowl Museum
2301 N Highland Av, Los Angeles, 90068

Hollywood Wax Museum
6767 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, 90028

Huntington & Art Gallery
1151 Oxford Rd, San Marino, 91108

Intl Printing Museum
8469 Kass Dr, Buena Park, 92801

Japanese American National Museum
369 E 1st St, Los Angeles, 90012

Kaye Museum Of Miniatures
5900 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, 90036

La Brea Tar Pits
5801 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, 90036

Laguna Museum Of Art
307 Cliff Dr, Laguna Beach, 92651

Lancaster Museum
44801 N Sierra Hwy, Lancaster, 93534

Lomita Railroad Museum
W 250th St & Woodward Av, Lomita, 90717

Long Beach Museum Of Art
2300 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, 90803

Los Angeles Childrens Museum
310 N Main St, Los Angeles, 90012

Los Angeles County Museum Of Art
5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, 90036

Los Angeles Maritime Museum
Sampson Wy, San Pedro, 90731

Malibu Lagoon Museum
23200 Pacific Coast Hwy, Mailbu, 90265

Mcas El Toro Command Museum
Mcas El Toro, El Toro Usmc Air Station, 92709

Museum Of Contemporary Art
250 S Grand Av, Los Angeles, 90012

Museum Of History
Tyler Av & Mildred St, El Monte, 91731

Museum Of Latin American Art
628 Alamitos Av, Long Beach, 90802

Museum Of Science & Natural Hist
150 Columbia, Aliso Viejo, 92656

Museum Of Television And Radio
465 N Beverly Dr, Beverly Hills, 90210

Museum Of The Temporary Contemporary
152 N Central Av, Los Angeles, 90012

Museum Of Tolerance
9786 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, 90035

Natural History Museum Of Los Angeles
900 Exposition Blvd, Los Angeles, 90037

Newport Harbor Nautical Museum
151 E Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, 92660

Norton Simon Museum Of Art
411 W Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, 91103

Orange Co Natural History Museum
31931 Cm Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, 92675

Orange County History Museum
28373 Alicia Pkwy, Laguna Niguel, 92677

Orange County Museum Of Art
850 San Clemente Dr, Newport Beach, 92660

Orange County Sports Hall Of Fame
2000 S State College Blvd, Anaheim, 92806

Ortega-Vieare Adobe
428 S Mission Dr, San Gabriel, 91776

Pacific Asia Museum
46 N Los Robles Av, Pasadena, 91101

Pacific Elec Picover Railway Station
Sherman & Whitaker, Van Nuys, 91406

Page Museum
5801 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, 90036

Palos Verdes Art Center
5504 Crestridge Rd, Rancho Palos Verdes, 90275

Pasadena History Museum
470 W Walnut St, Pasadena, 91103

Petersen Automotive Museum
6060 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, 90036

Petterson Museum
730 W Plymouth Rd, Claremont, 91711

Rancho Los Cerritos History Site
4600 Virginia Rd, North Long Beach, 90805

Skirball Cultural Center & Museum
2701 N Sepulveda Blvd, Brentwood, 90049

Southwest Museum
234 Museum Dr, Los Angeles, 90065

Ss Lane Victory Mem Museum
Berth 94, San Pedro, 90731

Stanley Ranch Museum
12174 Euclid St, Garden Grove, 92840

The Getty Center
1200 Getty Center Dr, Brentwood, 90049

The Irvine Museum
18881 Von Karman Av, Irvine, 92612

The Museum Of Flying
2772 Donald Douglas Lp N, Santa Monica, 90405

The Nethercutt Collection
15200 Bledsoe St, Los Angeles, 91342

Traveltown Museum
5200 Zoo Dr, Los Feliz, 90027

Workman & Temple Hmestead Museum
15415 E Don Julian Rd, City Of Industry, 91745

The Elecyric Railway Historical Association of Southern California

The Red Cars of Los Angeles

Pacific Bus Museum (310) 271-4106


Outdoors

Nature Conservancy


Science

Meteoritical Society

The Lunar and Planetary Institute, a source of information on upcoming meetings of interest to Society members and databases on meteorites and other extraterrestrial samples.

The American Antarctic Meteorite Curation Website, a database of and general information about the large American collection of meteorites from Antarctica, curated at Johnson Space Center and the Smithsonian Institution.

Planetary Science Research Discoveries, an online journal of current work in planetary science, for teachers, students, and the general public.

Messages from Outer Space Online, an online resource for lesson plans and educational material in planetary science/astronomy.

Meteorites and their Properties, a site dedicated to providing information about meteorites to the general public, and K-12 teachers.

Windows to the Universe, a site devoted to current space research, including up-to-the-minute "space weather" information.

Meteor Crater, Arizona, U.S.A., homepage of one of the most dramatic, and most accessible, impact craters on Earth, including interactive impact models and other educational material.

A catalog of meteorites of Arizona, complete with pictures and commentary.


General Science
Ask-a-Scientist
Ask How Things Work
Ask a Population Genetist
Ask a Mad Scientist -- Many different topics
Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences College of Engineering-- U. of Michigan faculty
List of Universities online
Ask a Remote Sensing Scientist

Ask a Science Question
Dr. Universe (K-6)
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Astronomy Space Science

Ask the Space Scientist
Ask a NASA Scientist
Ask an Astronomer
Ask an Astronaut
Ask an Astronomer


Geology
Ask an Earth Scientist -- Dept. of Geology and Geophysics at U. of Hawaii. Faculty experts on volcanoes, geochemistry, geophysics,earthquakes, minerals & gems, sediments & sedimentary rocks,hydrology and natural hazards.
Ask a Geologist -- Geological Survey of Canada
Ask a GIS Expert -- GIS Think Tank at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Ask a Volcanologist -- Volcano World
Mineral Resource Specialist Directory -- United State Geological Survey(USGS)
Ask a Diamond Expert -- Van Daaz diamonds
Ask a Paleontologist -- Illinois State Geological Survey (Dino Russ'Lair)
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory -- Columbia University


Biology & Life Sciences

Ask A Water Testing Expert
Ask a Bird Expert
Ask a Plant and Animal Expert
School World Zoo Experts
Ask a Biologist (Scientific American)
Ask a Health Expert
Plant & Pest Diagnostic Laboratory Experts
Ask a Biologist (Arizona State University)

Physics

Ask Physics Questions
Ask a Physical Scientist - Physical Sciences

Ask Shamu -- SeaWorld (questions about ocean or marine animals) (K-6)
Ask Jake the Sea Dog -- Whaletime (questions about ocean or marine animals)
WhaleNet A.S.K. Scientist of the Week


Weather

Ask a Weather Expert
Ask a Hurricane Hunter
Ask-the-Scientist - Cu-SeeMe Videoconference Schedule

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