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FEBRUARY 2015

Military Commanders' Scholarship Fund

  • Deadline: February 17, 2015
  • Website: http://sms.scholarshipamerica.org/militarycommanders/
  • Scholarship Amount: $5,000
  • Description: The New York Chapter of the American Logistics Association sponsors up to (15) $5,000 scholarships for dependent children of active duty, reserve, National Guard or retired members of the United States military who hold valid Exchange & Commissary shopping privileges at the time of application. Applicants must be high school seniors or graduates who plan to enroll for the first time in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the fall. Applicants must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale, or the equivalent. Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, statement of goals and aspirations, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an outside appraisal. Financial need will also be considered.

 

Book Industry Charitable Foundation (BINC) Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: February 27, 2015
  • Website: https://www.scholarshipamerica.org/binc/
  • Scholarship Amount: Up to fifty-three (53) awards
  • Description: The BINC Scholarship Program is open to bookstore employees, bookstore owners, former Borders employees and dependents* of bookstore employees, owners and former Borders employees who plan to enroll in full or part-time undergraduate or graduate study at an accredited two or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school for at least half of the 2015-2016 academic year. *Dependents include children under the age of 25, spouses and qualified same-sex partners.

 

Buick Achievers Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: February 27, 2015
  • Website: http://www.buickachievers.com/?utm_source=SASite&utm_medium=website&utm_campaign=BA2014
  • Scholarship Amount: 50 renewable scholarships of up to $25,000 per year
  • Description: The Buick Achievers Scholarship Program is open to high school seniors or college undergraduates who plan to major in a specified course of study that focuses on Engineering, Technology, or select Design and Business-related programs of study. Scholarships will be awarded based on participation and leadership in community and school activities, interest in the automotive industry, academic achievement, and financial need. Special consideration will be given to those who are a first-generation college student, female, minority, military veteran or a dependent of military personnel. If you have the passion to succeed — especially in fields of study important to the automotive and related industries — the Buick Achievers Scholarship Program is looking for you.

 

CBCF General Mills Health Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: February 28, 2015
  • Website: http://sms.scholarshipamerica.org/cbcfgeneralmillshealth/ 
  • Scholarship Amount: Up to 46 $2,500 scholarships
  • Description: The CBCF General Mills Health Scholarship Program, sponsored by General Mills, is open to students living in a Congressional Black Caucus district who plan to continue their education in the fields of medicine, engineering, technology, nutrition or another health-related field and have financial need. Applicants must be high school seniors or graduates or be current postsecondary undergraduates or graduate level students, who plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate or graduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year. Applicants must have a minimum grade point average of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent) and live in a Congressional Black Caucus district.

 

Lexington Law Scholarship

 

CreditRepair.com Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: February 28, 2015
  • Website: https://www.creditrepair.com/#scholarship
  • Scholarship Amount: Three scholarships in the amounts of $3,000, $1,500, and $500
  • Description: CreditRepair.com is offering an opportunity to be considered for this scholarship to students in the United States who write an essay about: What is your credit score, and why is it important for your future success.

 

Toshiba Machine Co., America Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: February 28, 2015
  • Website: https://www.toshiba-machine.com/companynews.aspx     
  • Scholarship Amount: Two (2) $2,500 scholarships
  • Description: The Toshiba Machine Co., America Scholarship Program was established to assist students pursuing an industrial maintenance or plastics processing program of study. Recipients will earn $2,500 scholarship awards for full-time study at an accredited institution of their choice. High school seniors, high school graduates and college undergraduates may apply, as long as they plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited school for the upcoming academic year. Applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll in an industrial maintenance or plastics processing program of study, and must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 (for high school students) or 2.5 (for college students) on a 4.0 scale.

 

Highrises.com 2015 Scholarship

  • Deadline: Spring Semester - February 28, Fall Semester - August 31
  • Website: http://www.highrises.com/scholarship.php        
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: Thanks to LEED-Certified high-rise condominium towers, city condo living has become a very "green" way to live. In order for a building to be LEED-certified it must meet a rigorous code. Please research the US Green Building Council's LEED program, and write an essay that elaborates on how these new green condominiums can help residents reduce their carbon footprint.

 

MARCH 2015

Structured Settlement Career Planning Scholarship

  • Deadline: March 1, 2015
  • Website: http://paymaster.co/structured-settlement-career-scholarship/
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: This scholarship is open to students enrolled in at least 6 units at a two year college, trade school, or four year college; a minimum 3.3 GPA; at least 18 years of age.

 

The Annual Stewart J. Guss College Student Scholarship

  • Deadline: March 1, 2015
  • Website: http://attorneyguss.com/annual-stewart-j-guss-college-student-scholarship/
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: Attorney Stewart Guss appreciates the value of education as well and the ever increasing costs of obtaining one. This yearly scholarship of $1000 is designed to alleviate some of the financial pressure on present and future students with the desire and potential to succeed. To qualify for the Stewart J. Guss College Student Scholarship you must be an aspiring or current college student and must participate in our essay competition. The application process requires applicants to write and submit an essay of approximately 1,000 words on the following topic: What Law Would You Change and Why?

 

State Farm Good Neighbor Scholarship

  • Deadline: March 2, 2015
  • Website: https://www.scholarshipamerica.org/statefarmgoodneighborscholarship/    
  • Scholarship Amount: Up to fifty (50) $2,500 scholarships
  • Description: The State Farm Companies Foundation believes that all children deserve an education that helps them reach their potential and prepares them for life. The State Farm Good Neighbor Scholarship Program was established to provide financial assistance to high school seniors who plan to attend college, technical, or vocational school, but who may not be able to meet the expenses of a higher education without such aid and often do not qualify for other scholarships. The scholarship doesn’t require a high GPA, but rather focuses on students who are leaders and volunteers in their communities and demonstrate financial need. Applicants must be graduating high school seniors in 2015, and have a GPA between 2.5 and 3.2 on a 4.0 scale. You must also plan to enroll full-time for the 2015-16 academic year at an accredited 2- or 4-year school.

 

Air Force Aid Society Grant and Scholarship

  • Deadline: March 13, 2015
  • Website: http://www.afas.org/education-grants
  • Scholarship Amount: 10 $5,000 scholarships
  • Description: The Air Force Aid Society offers need-based grants of at least $2,000 through the General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant Program. The program, which is the gateway to all of the Society’s educational assistance programs, is open to dependent children of active duty, retired and deceased U.S. Air Force members; and spouses of active duty and deceased members. Applicants must plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school and have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale or equivalent. General Arnold Education Grant Program applicants are also reviewed for eligibility under the Society’s Merit Scholarship Program. This program awards at least ten $5,000 scholarships to incoming college freshmen with top grade point averages.

 

Remote DBA Scholarship

  • Deadline: March 15, 2015
  • Website: http://www.remotedba.com/#applyforscholarship  
  • Scholarship Amount: $3,500
  • Description: Remote DBA will award a scholarship of $3,500 to an outstanding college student pursuing studies in computer science or computer engineering with a demonstrated interest in the fields of database administration or data science.

 

ACT Foundation Second-Year Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: March 15, 2015
  • Website: http://www.accountcontrolfoundation.org/   
  • Scholarship Amount: 25 $1,000 scholarships
  • Description: The Account Control Technology Foundation's Second-Year Scholarship Program is for current undergraduate students who plan and qualify to enroll as second-year students (sophomores) in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited four-year college or university in the fall of the following academic year. A total of 25 $1,000 scholarships are awarded to college students nationwide. For application materials, visit accountcontrolfoundation.org and look for the ACT Foundation Second-Year Scholarship Program.

 

ICMA-RC Vantagepoint Public Employee Memorial Scholarship Fund

  • Deadline: March 16, 2015
  • Website: http://www.icmarc.org/prebuilt/micro/vantagescholar/ 
  • Scholarship Amount: Up to $10,000
  • Description: The ICMA-RC Vantagepoint Public Employee Memorial Scholarship Fund provides scholarships to the surviving children and spouses of US city, county, and state public employees who have died in service to their communities. Applicants must enroll in and attend an accredited college, university, or vocational-technical school on a full-time basis. High school seniors, undergraduates and graduate students are eligible to apply. Students must provide a letter from the deceased employee’s place of work verifying his or her employment at time of death, and supporting financial information. Awards are determined based on merit and financial need and are for tuition and fees only.

 

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Suncoast Chapter Scholarship

  • Deadline: March 20, 2015
  • Website: http://suncoastchapter.org/scholarships/      
  • Scholarship Amount: varies
  • Description: The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Suncoast Chapter offers scholarships to graduating high school seniors and to college/university students who reside in South Florida. Students must plan to attend or currently attend a four-year college/university with a declared major in Communications/Broadcasting with a concentration in television in the STATE OF FLORIDA.

 

AAG College Scholarship

  • Deadline: March 21, 2015
  • Website: https://www.aag.com/news/aag-college-scholarship  
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: Want $1,000 for college? American Advisors Group can help make that happen. If you’re enrolled in college or headed there in 2015 and want to win a $1,000 scholarship to help cover expenses, consider entering the American Advisors Group College Scholarship Contest. We will award a $1,000 scholarship to a highly motivated student who is committed to making smart financial decisions and expresses an interest in learning best practices.

 

2015-2016 Grainger Tools for Tomorrow® Scholarship

  • Deadline: March 24, 2015
  • Website: http://www.graingercsr.com/serving-our-communities/apply/
  • Scholarship Amount: $2,000
  • Description: The Grainger Tools for Tomorrow® scholarship program awards financial assistance for tuition and books to outstanding students earning an associate’s degree or certificate in Skilled Trade fields, including electronic systems, heating/air conditioning, plumbing, welding, automotive, construction, facilities maintenance or other industrial trades or Public Safety fields, including first responder, law enforcement (city, county, state), prison guard, firefighter, fire safety, emergency medical technician, emergency management and disaster preparedness programs. To be eligible for the 2015-2016 Grainger Tools for Tomorrow® Scholarship, applications must be submitted to your institution’s representative, Mr. David Medina, 11011 SW 104th Street #1127 Miami, FL 33176.

 

PlumbersStock Student Scholarship

  • Deadline: March 31, 2015
  • Website: https://www.plumbersstock.com/page/scholarship/
  • Scholarship Amount: 1st Place $2,000; Two runners-up $500
  • Description: PlumbersStock.com is pleased to offer a unique scholarship opportunity for those studying at colleges and trade schools to become plumbers, HVAC technicians or sprinkler and irrigation specialists (or other related fields, like construction management). We understand the importance of education, and as proud members of the community, we like to give back. In an effort to help students achieve their dreams, we are offering scholarships to three winners who will share a total of $3,000.

 

SBO.net Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: March 31, 2015
  • Website: http://sbo.net/
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: SBO.net is interested in hearing how you think about the future of professional sports with the ever growing amounts of investment from television rights and the advancements of technology. Write an essay, between 500 and 1000 words, on one the following two topics: 1) Looking at the ever changing world of technology, how do you think recent advancements will benefit sports fans? Give us an idea of where you think innovation is headed, or propose a new idea that you would like to see invented in the near future, or 2) Looking at the growing amounts of TV revenue and corporate sponsorship in professional sport are the fans being short-changed?

 

The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance Scholarship

  • Deadline: March 31, 2015
  • Website: http://www.mesothelioma.com/scholarship/   
  • Scholarship Amount: $4,000
  • Description: The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance is proud to award $4,000 to one student each semester whose life has been impacted by cancer. The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to college students in their pursuit of higher education. If you’ve battled a form of cancer yourself, or witnessed a loved one receiving treatment, we want to hear your story. The application can be found on the website.

 

UCF ALUMNI ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIPS FOR TRANSFER STUDENTS

  • Deadline: March 31, 2015
  • Website: http://www.ucfalumni.com/scholarships
  • Scholarship Amount: varies
  • Description: The UCF Alumni Association awards more than $40,000 in scholarships every year. An alumni volunteer committee reviews the scholarship applications and determines the recipients. Scholarship winners are announced over the summer, and the monetary awards are distributed at the beginning of the fall semester. Learn more about each scholarship by clicking on the links below. Details include recipient eligibility criteria, required attachments for submission and award values. The scholarship deadline is midnight on March 31st of each year.

 

Cognizant Making the Future Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: March 31, 2015
  • Website: http://www.cognizant.com/company-overview/sustainability/educational-opportunity 
  • Scholarship Amount: $5,000
  • Description: The Cognizant Making the Future scholarship program recognizes today’s inspiration as tomorrow’s innovation. Cognizant is committed to preparing the next generation with the skills they will need to be active participants in an environment that will become increasingly dominated by technology. Making The Future is a design-based scholarship, and candidates will be required to submit video documentation of a hands-on project that illustrates both creativity and innovation. Students may submit a project for consideration before March 31, 2015 if they are: citizens or legal permanent residents of the United States; pursuing a career in a STEM field; eligible to enroll or currently enrolled at a vocational-technical school or a two- or four-year accredited college or university, with a full course of undergraduate study; and in good academic standing with a minimum of a 2.5 grade point average. Scholarship recipients will earn $5,000 awards.

 

MassMutual Scholars Program

  • Deadline: March 31, 2015
  • Website: https://massmutual.scholarsapply.org/   
  • Scholarship Amount: 30 $5,000 scholarships
  • Description: The MassMutual Scholars program is a national scholarship program for high achieving college students interested in pursuing careers in the insurance and financial services industry. The scholarship is funded by the Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company and is focused on expanding access and opportunity of higher education and employment to students who reflect the rich cultural diversity of our nation. We seek to increase the number of students completing college nationally and raise awareness of careers in financial services. In 2015, MassMutual looks forward to offering $150,000 in total funding; assisting at least 30 students entering their sophomore, junior, senior, or fifth year of undergraduate coursework with a scholarship worth up to $5,000. Students must complete and submit for federal financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid Form (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.ed.gov and be interested in pursuing a career in the insurance and financial services industry.

 

APRIL 2015

The Debt.com Scholarship for Aggressive Scholarship Applicants

  • Deadline: April 1, 2015
  • Website: http://www.debt.com/our-story/scholarships 
  • Scholarship Amount: $500
  • Description: Debt.com wants to reward your persistence and courage. 1) Apply for as many scholarships as you can. You can find hundreds through websites like Career One Stop, Scholarships.com, and Studentscholarships.org. 2) Send us all the confirmation emails you received. You DON’T have to win these scholarships. You simply need to prove you applied. 3) Write a short letter telling us about yourself. Why do you need our $500 cash? What are your plans in life? How did you feel applying for all those other scholarships? Did you learn anything from that? Did you win any?

 

Credit Card Insider Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 1, 2015
  • Website: https://www.creditcardinsider.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/InsiderScholarshipApplication.pdf
  • Scholarship Amount: Five $1,000 scholarships
  • Description: Credit Card Insider recognizes the importance of higher education and has established the Scholarship Program to recognize and reward five deserving individuals. Five $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to graduating high school seniors and college students on or before May 1st, 2015.

 

The HotelsCheap Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: April 15, 2015
  • Website: http://www.hotelscheap.org/scholarship     
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,500
  • Description: HotelsCheap.org is a leading provider of hotel accommodations worldwide, offering discount reservation services in top destinations like New York City, Las Vegas and Orlando. In addition to featuring the lowest hotel rates on the Internet, HotelsCheap is proud to offer ongoing college scholarship awards for students aspiring to achieve a college education. Having attended college ourselves, we appreciate the difficulty students face in financing their education, and we recognize the benefits a college degree can provide. That's why our need-based scholarship rewards students who are looking to better themselves, who have goals and dreams, and who are committed to achieving a college degree. US students who are 16 years of age or older are encouraged to apply for our scholarships. High school students, undergraduate students, master degree students, and adult learners are all encouraged to apply.

 

A Place for Mom Senior Care Innovation Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 15, 2015
  • Website: http://www.aplaceformom.com/scholarship
  • Scholarship Amount: Five $1,000 scholarships to be awarded
  • Description: A Place for Mom Senior Care Innovation Scholarship: Five $1000 scholarships available to students enrolled in an associate’s, bachelor’s, or graduate level program at an accredited school in the fields of gerontology, medicine, nursing, social work, sociology, psychology, physical or occupational therapy, speech pathology or long-term care administration. Essay topic and details found on the website.

 

Interior-Deluxe Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: April 15, 2015
  • Website: http://www.interior-deluxe.com/content/57-scholarship-program
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,500
  • Description: Education is important, and having a college degree can make a huge difference to your future. Financing a college education, however, can be difficult. Interior-Deluxe.com, known for his vast collection of luxury modern lighting fixtures, believes in giving our youth a chance, that's why we're offering need-based college scholarship of $1,500. Applying for the scholarship is easy. All you have to do is answer four questions that are open-ended yet thought-provoking. Our scholarship is open to students of all majors in all countries who are 16 years of age or older.  All are encouraged to apply for our scholarship - including High school students, undergraduate students, master degree students, and adult learners.

 

CENTURYLINKINTERNETSERVICE.com Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 24, 2015
  • Website: http://www.centurylinkinternetservice.com/internet-scholarship.html
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: Enter to win $1,000 to contribute to your education bills. All you have to do is write and submit an original blog post to the following prompt: “The Internet has increased my awareness of ________ and this is how.” Your answer should be 500-800 words of thoughtful writing that demonstrates your personal experience with this topic. Complete and submit your response by April 24th, 2015. This scholarship is available to any and all students enrolled in college or university programs.

 

PAYMASTER.CO COLLEGE NETWORKING SCHOLARSHIP

  • Deadline: April 25, 2015
  • Website: http://paymaster.co/paymasterco-career-planning-scholarship/
  • Scholarship Amount: $500
  • Description: This scholarship is open to students enrolled in at least 6 units at a two year college, trade school, or four year college; a minimum 3.3 GPA; at least 18 years of age.

 

DR. ALMA S. ADAMS SCHOLARSHIPS

  • Deadline: April 30, 2015
  • Website: http://legacyforhealth.org/get-involved/awards-grants-and-scholarships/dr.-alma-s.-adams-scholarships
  • Scholarship Amount: Two $5,000 scholarships
  • Description: Priority populations are those populations that are disproportionately targeted by the tobacco industry, or who often lack the tools and resources to combat smoking in their communities. The scholarship, named for founding Legacy board member, Dr. Alma S. Adams will award two $5,000 scholarships to pursue undergraduate or graduate studies at an accredited institution of higher education in the United States. Scholarship funds may be used for tuition, books and related living expenses while attending any accredited college or university.

 

MAY 2015

The Drive to Learn Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 1, 2015
  • Website: http://www.shiftins.com/automobile/car-insurance-program.aspx
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: This scholarship is open any resident of the fifty United States, the U.S. Territories, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico who are thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application and who are currently enrolled in a U.S. accredited, post-secondary institution of higher learning (college, university, or trade school). Current employees, officers, directors and agents of Sponsor and its related companies and members of their immediate families (defined as spouses, parents, siblings and children) and persons residing at the same address are not eligible to win. Void where prohibited. No purchase of any kind is necessary.

 

Lawnstarter Lawntrepreneur Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 1, 2015
  • Website: http://lawnstarter.com/scholarship
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: The Lawntrepreneur Scholarship is our way of funding tomorrow’s top entrepreneurs. Maybe you sowed the seeds of your entrepreneurial spirit by starting a lawn care company in high school. Maybe you’re planning on building the next big landscaping company. Either way, if you've got the entrepreneurial bug in you, then we want to help fund your dream. We’re fixing the large and disorganized lawn care industry, and we’re willing to grant $1,000 (and instant access to our LawnStarter Pro software) to any student we believe has the potential to change the world through entrepreneurship. If you are interested in starting your own business, we'd love to hear from you.

 

2015 Paralegal Scholarship Offered by Criminal Defense Attorneys Moses and Rooth Attorneys at Law

  • Deadline: May 1, 2015
  • Website: https://www.mosesandrooth.com/2015-paralegal-scholarship/ 
  • Scholarship Amount: $500
  • Description: Moses and Rooth Attorneys at Law, a Criminal Defense Law Firm located in Orlando, Florida is offering a $500 scholarship to one incoming paralegal student or currently enrolled Paralegal Student. Scholarship is offered for the fall 2015 Academic Semester.

 

2015 IronSecurity.com Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 1, 2015
  • Website: https://www.mosesandrooth.com/2015-paralegal-scholarship/ 
  • Scholarship Amount: $500
  • Description: Iron Security is offering a $500 college scholarship in 2015 to assist a deserving college student who is looking forward to or is currently attending college. To apply for the Iron Security College Scholarship, please write an original blog post on the following question: In the home security business, a few moments in decision making can mean everything. Here at Iron Security, we’d like to know: When was the last situation where you only had a few moments to make a very important decision and what was the eventual result of that decision?

 

Kush Arora Federal Criminal Justice Reform Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 1, 2015
  • Website: http://maryland-criminallawyer.com/student-scholarships.html 
  • Scholarship Amount: $500
  • Description: Mr. Arora understands that the success of the criminal justice system depends on the success of the bright young women and men who are pursuing their academic and professional dreams today. To help them achieve their goals, and to further bolster the system that he so proudly serves, Mr. Arora has established the Kush Arora Federal Justice Reform Scholarship. This scholarship will award $500 to a deserving student who has demonstrated a thoughtful, well-reasoned view of whether certain laws and criminal justice policies are just or unjust.

 

Rain Control Florida Works Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 1, 2015
  • Website: http://www.raincontrolaluminuminc.com/scholarship/  
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,500
  • Description: As small business owners here in Central Florida for the past 35 years, we understand the importance of a secondary education. Our local economy can only thrive if we have a well-educated population. To that end, we’ve decided to provide a scholarship to support local students and we’re calling it the Rain Control Florida Works Scholarship. We will award a $1,500 scholarship to one student who demonstrates merit to our award committee by writing an essay on a pre-selected topic.

 

Logistics and Supply Chain Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 15, 2015
  • Website: https://www.driverjoblist.com/logistics-supply-chain-scholarship/
  • Scholarship Amount: Two scholarships in the amounts of $1,000 and $500
  • Description: At America’s Driver Job List, we recognize the important role supply chain logistics plays in shipping and transportation. As logistics grow more complex, supply chain innovations will become increasingly important to keeping shipping and handling costs down. To apply, answer the following questions in 1,000 words or fewer: What technological advances would you use to make supply chains more efficient and reduce delivery costs due to rising fuel prices?

 

Finance or Accounting Scholarship from Common Form

  • Deadline: May 30, 2015
  • Website: https://common-form.com/blog/finance-accounting-scholarship/
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: Common Form is thrilled to announce that we’re offering a scholarship to one of the top finance or accounting students in the country! We’re excited to give back in this small way, and of course as a tax software company we have a vested interested in helping future finance professionals maximize their potential and join this extremely important industry. We’re particularly interested in helping those that help others, so in addition to academic excellence the ideal candidate has a passion for community service and track record of volunteering. Please click on the above scholarship link for details and apply for the scholarship!

 

GreenPal Business Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 30, 2015
  • Website: https://www.yourgreenpal.com/scholarship
  • Scholarship Amount: $2,000 paid equally over (4) semesters
  • Description: Who is eligible to receive the awards? In the spirt of our founder, who founded his own lawn care company GreenPal's scholarship is open to any graduating high school senior, college freshman or sophomore who owns and operates his/her own small business, or has put together a business plan to start a business while in college. Additionally, the student must enter their freshman year at an accredited two- or four-year university, college or vocational/technical institute during the fall of 2014.

 

Accident Survivor Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 30, 2015
  • Website: http://www.zehllaw.com/accident-survivor-scholarship/  
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: This scholarship will be awarded to a student at an accredited university who either personally was the victim of or has a family member (brother, sister, mother or father) who was the victim of a major accident. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and 18 years or older. To be eligible, candidates must submit a 1-3 page essay describing the impact that the accident had on them (or their family member), what they have done to overcome the effects (physical and/or financial) of the accident, and what they believe could or should be done to prevent a similar accident from occurring again in the future. Candidates must be full time students and have a current GPA of at least a 3.0.

 

DUI VICTIM SCHOLARSHIP

  • Deadline: May 30, 2015
  • Website: http://www.phxinjurylaw.com/dui-victim-scholarship   
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: This scholarship will be awarded to a student at an accredited university who either personally was the victim of or has a family member who was the victim of an accident caused by a driver proven to be under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and 18 years or older. To be eligible, candidates must submit a 1-3 page essay describing the impact that the accident had on them (or their family member), what they have done to overcome the effects (physical and/or financial) of the accident, and what they believe could or should be done to prevent a similar accident from occurring again in the future. Academic achievement should be demonstrated through a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0.

 

COTTAGE INN SCHOLARSHIP

  • Deadline: May 31, 2015
  • Website: http://www.cottageinn.com/cottage-inn-scholarship/#
  • Scholarship Amount: Three scholarships in the amounts of $2,500, $1,000, and $500
  • Description: Cottage Inn would like to recognize those that embrace education. Education is a fundamental need for the future growth of our nation. We are seeking applicants with a minimum of a 3.0 GPA in High School.  The scholarship award will be made payable to the college or university of your choice to help pay for your education. You must write an essay describing how pizza can bring people together for the greater good of improving communities and society as a whole (please keep essays around 1,500 words).

 

HitReach Web Design Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 31, 2015
  • Website: http://www.hitreach.co.uk/about/hitreach-web-design-scholarship/    
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: At HitReach we decided one of the best ways to do this is through investing our time and resources into talented students who wish to start a career within some part of our industry. Web design is an extremely diverse vocation and thanks to its constantly changing environment offers a magnitude of possibilities to a range of individuals. Anyway enough of the spiel, we have decided to offer one student a $1,000 Scholarship to aid them throughout their studies. The Scholarship is simply a check for $1,000 with no catch at all, just write short essay – 500 words on “What got you interested in Web Design/development.”

 

Source Supply College Scholarship Essay Contest

  • Deadline: May 31, 2015
  • Website: http://sourcesupplycompany.com/t-SSC_CollegeScholarship.aspx   
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: Each year, Source Supply offers a $1,000 scholarship to one talented thinker and writer. To apply for the 2014-2015 Source Supply Scholarship, respond to the following essay prompt in 1,000 words: Please discuss the importance of keeping the environment clean. How does recycling make an impact on the environment? And how can the systems we, as a nation, have in place be improved? To be eligible, please email your essay to info@sourcesupplycompany.com by May 31, 2015. Please be sure to reference Source Supply College Scholarship Essay Content in the subject line of your email.

 

AAC’s Behavioral Health Academic Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: May 31, 2015
  • Website: http://americanaddictioncenters.org/behavioral-health-academic-scholarship/    
  • Scholarship Amount: 1st Place $5,000; 2nd & 3rd Place $2,500
  • Description: AAC established these scholarship awards to provide financial assistance to college and graduate students pursuing careers in behavioral health and addiction–related studies. Students eligible for scholarships are those enrolled or will be enrolled in behavioral health, nursing, counseling, psychology, social work, marriage/ family therapy, or other program focusing on treating mental health and/or substance abuse issues. As part of the application process, you will need to submit an essay on the following topic: Why are you interested in pursuing a career in behavioral sciences?

 

JUNE 2015

2015 Rural Scholarship Essay Contest: $500 from Blaze Wifi

  • Deadline: June 1, 2015
  • Website: http://www.blazewifi.com/scholarship    
  • Scholarship Amount: $500
  • Description: Many people do not realize that rural areas are more at risk economically than larger cities and more populated areas of the United States. At Blaze Wifi, we want to promote education and the productive use of Internet technology to facilitate growth and positive change in these rural areas of our country. We offer this scholarship with the sincere hope that the winner will relocated to a rural area of the United States after graduation and do their part in developing rural and underserved towns and cities in America.

 

Save Plans $750 College Scholarship

  • Deadline: June 1, 2015
  • Website: http://www.saveplans.com/scholarship 
  • Scholarship Amount: $750
  • Description: SavePlans.com is currently offering a $750 college scholarship in 2015 to help assist students working towards their college degrees. Whether you are just starting college or you are going after your Master’s degree, SavePlans.com wants to brighten your path. To qualify for the SavePlans.com College Scholarship, you must answer the following questions: What was your worst experience at the dentist office? Why was it so poor? What could have made it better? Please write an original short essay between 500-1,000 words in length and email it to future@saveplans.com by the deadline date. Note: You must specify which college you are attending in the email.

 

Chicago Injury Center’s Annual Scholarship Fund for Disabled Veterans

  • Deadline: June 1, 2015
  • Website: http://chicagoinjurycenter.com/cic-veteran-scholarship-fund/
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000 (1), $500 (1) and $250 (2)
  • Description: The Chicago Injury Center (CIC) is proud to offer a series of scholarships available to disabled veterans enrolled in: community college, undergraduate, or graduate courses of study. This CIC scholarship program will award scholarships in the amounts of $1,000 (1), $500 (1) and $250 (2). To apply for a scholarship from CIC, write a 500+ word essay on the hurdles you have had to overcome as a veteran with a disability and how it has prepared you to face the challenges of your particular course of study. How do you believe the military and your road to recovery has helped prepare you for the challenges that you will face as a student? A team at CIC will review the submitted essays and determine the top four submissions. The committee will then vote to determine the scholarship awards. The scholarship may be used to cover school-related expenses, such as tuition fees, registration costs, supplies and books.

 

Discount Park and Ride's Paving the Future Scholarship

  • Deadline: June 15, 2015
  • Website: https://discountparkandride.com/paving-the-future-scholarship/    
  • Scholarship Amount: $2,500
  • Description: The Discount Park and Ride Paving Your Future scholarship contest was created to help empower students and prepare them for a bright future after college. This $2,500 scholarship will be given to the student with the enthusiasm and willpower to bring their business plan to fruition and communicate their idea in a clear and concise manner. Please thoroughly review the rules and requirements of this scholarship on our website before submitting your idea. No purchase is necessary and there are no fees to enter the contest.

 

Van Sant's Annual Veterans’ Educational Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: June 15, 2015
  • Website: http://www.davidvansant.com/2014-12/veterans-educational-scholarship/#top
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: The 2015 Van Sant Law Veterans’ Scholarship is available to all U.S. military veterans attending a college or university in Georgia who have an honorable discharge. A winner will be chosen based on the completed application form as well as a brief essay about their military experience, their educational goals, and their future aspirations. The deadline for this year’s scholarship is June 15, 2015 and the winner of the scholarship will be announced on June 30, 2015. The scholarship will be given directly to the winning veteran.

 

Protect Your Bed Scholarship

 

Zip Conferencing Scholarship

  • Deadline: June 30, 2015
  • Website: http://www.zipconferencing.com/zip-conferencing-scholarship.php
  • Scholarship Amount: $2,500
  • Description: Zip Conferencing is offering a $2,500 scholarship. The Zip Conferencing Scholarship is open to all communications, marketing and business school students. Zip Conferencing will award one $2,500 scholarship to the student who writes the best response to the following questions: In what ways have the use of new communication technologies affected the way that you interact with the world around you? How do you plan on employing the skills learned from those experiences in pursuit of your professional goals?

 

JULY 2015

Goedeker's Appliances Annual College Book Scholarship

  • Deadline: July 15, 2015
  • Website: http://www.goedekers.com/college-scholarship
  • Scholarship Amount: $500
  • Description: Any student that is enrolled in an accredited college is eligible to participate. This includes any grade level, freshman to senior; undergrad and graduate alike are eligible. Even if you are a transfer student, non-traditional student, studying abroad, or taking classes online, you can enter. Any major or field of study is acceptable. High school seniors that are enrolled in an accredited college, either for a dual credit program or for the upcoming semester, are eligible to enter as well. You must either be enrolled for the spring 2015 or registered for the fall 2015 semester. Being enrolled in summer classes does not make you eligible to enter.

 

Law Scholarship 2015

  • Deadline: July 15, 2015
  • Website: http://www.consoleandhollawell.com/law-scholarship-2015/
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: All applicants must be currently pursuing a law related degree, have a high school diploma or GED, and currently hold a 3.0 or higher GPA. Be a US citizen.

 

The MKTG Co. $1,999 Scholarship Award

  • Deadline: July 15, 2015
  • Website: http://www.themktgco.com/scholarship/
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,999
  • Description: We are proud to announce our new scholarship opportunity. It is available to any full-time student who is or will be attending a US college or university with an interest in marketing. We want to hear your thoughts on marketing and the future of it. To apply for this scholarship opportunity, we would like you to write an essay about marketing today as we enter the digital era and where you think it will be in the next five to ten years. The essay should be between 300-600 words.

 

ANA Annual Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: July 15, 2015
  • Website: http://www.neumannassociates.com/ana-annual-scholarship.cfm 
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: A Neumann & Associates, LLC has established an Annual $1,000 Business Scholarship Program sponsoring talented students who plan to pursue a career in business. The scholarship will be awarded to the student with the best 500-word essay entitled, “What it Takes to be Successful in Business” after the ANA team reviews all submissions. Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0, 15 hours of coursework taken (or registered for) in business related course work and be enrolled full-time at a university or college offering a business degree during the award period. Graduate students must hold at least one baccalaureate degree and be registered as a full-time graduate student.

 

TheHealthy.com Scholarship

  • Deadline: July 15, 2015
  • Website: http://www.thehealthy.com/scholarship/  
  • Scholarship Amount: $500
  • Description: TheHealthy.com will be awarding a scholarship of $500 to an incoming college student. With the increasing costs of education, TheHealthy.com decided to help make it easier for one student each year by providing this scholarship. We take pride in helping students reach their education goals through this financing. To apply for this scholarship. Fill out the information below to the best of your ability. Please write an essay that is 500 words minimum that relates to one of the topics below. The student who provides the most compelling and well written essay will be rewarded the scholarship. This will be judged by TheHealthy.com’s owner and writer.

 

Helping the Helpers: The Caregiver Scholarship

  • Deadline: July 17, 2015
  • Website: http://www.comp7777.com/scholarship/ 
  • Scholarship Amount: $3,000
  • Description: Our firm is pleased to announce a $3,000 scholarship for those seeking education in a field related to the care of the injured and disabled. We know how valuable their skills are. Our clients tell us, and we see the results – the support and comfort these caregivers provide, long after the case is won. Students in any accredited program of higher education which services the injured or disabled are eligible. It’s for those pursuing a career in massage therapy, physical therapy, chiropractic, audiology and other healing arts. All we ask is that applicants tell us their story – why they chose to help those with physical ailments.

 

Scholarship RN to BSN Online Program

  • Deadline: July 31, 2015
  • Website: http://www.rntobsnonlineprogram.com/scholarship-program/
  • Scholarship Amount: $500
  • Description: To be eligible for this scholarship applicant must be at least 18 years old. Applicant must be currently attending a college or university, or will be attending in the fall of 2015. Applicant must have a min. of 3.0 GPA based on the previous school year’s academic performance.

 

Doctor on Demand Scholarship

  • Deadline: July 31, 2015
  • Website: http://www.doctorondemand.com/scholarships
  • Scholarship Amount: $5,000
  • Description: Doctor on Demand is a company operating at the intersection of health and technology. The Doctor on Demand scholarship is available to any Medical, or Undergraduate student enrolled in a health-related field-of-study at an accredited college or university for the fall of 2015. As part of the application process, please answer the following question in 500-600 words: Please remember a time where you knew for certain you wanted to enter a medical field. Was there a specific event that triggered this? Was it something you were always drawn to? Why have you chosen health services over any other career?

 

Steinger, Iscoe & Greene Latin Heritage Law Student Scholarship

  • Deadline: July 31, 2015
  • Website: http://www.injurylawyers.com/latin-heritage-scholarship/
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: Steinger, Iscoe & Greene are proud to serve the people of Florida and California and to give back to our community. Since 1997, we have worked to represent those injured by the carelessness and negligence of others and to help victims and their families get back on their feet. Now we are pleased to present a $1,000 scholarship to one student of Hispanic descent seeking to obtain a law degree. Applicants will be judged based on the quality of their essay, the content of their application and their academic merits. We encourage all eligible students to apply and look forward to awarding this scholarship.

 

Howell & Christmas, LLC Visionary Scholarship

  • Deadline: July 31, 2015
  • Website: http://www.howellandchristmas.com/visionary-scholarship/ 
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: The law offices of Howell & Christmas, LLC, a 10 out of 10 Avvo rated law firm is proud to have served the working men and women of South Carolina, with combined legal experience of over 30 years, in all types of accident and injury cases including car accidents, work accidents and medical malpractice. We have provided over 17 years of pro-bono work in our communities and started the non-profit Low country Helmets for Kids whose mission is to give away free bicycle and skateboard helmets and help prevent childhood brain injuries from occurring. Now we are pleased to support the future lawyers of America with the launch of their first ever Howell & Christmas, LLC Visionary Scholarship, $1,000 will be awarded to a high-achieving, bright student who intends to pursue a career in law. Applicants will be judged on the content of their application, the essay they provide and on their academic merits.

 

Avonte Oquendo Memorial Scholarship for Autism

  • Deadline: July 31, 2015
  • Website: http://www.perecman.com/autism-scholarship/
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: All of us at The Perecman Firm were touched by the story of 14-year-old Avonte Oquendo, an autistic boy who went missing after he wandered away from school in 2013. The outpouring of support and assistance that accompanied the search for Avonte was unprecedented. Although Avonte tragically did not make it home alive, we want to show the same support for the autistic community in memory of this extraordinary young man. That is why The Perecman Firm is offering a $1,000 scholarship for a college student living with autism, or whose loved one is living with autism.

 

Auger & Auger Disabled Scholar Award

  • Deadline: Fall Semester - July 31, Spring Semester - November 30
  • Website: http://www.augerlaw.com/disabled-scholar-award/    
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: As a personal injury law firm, our attorneys frequently represent families who are coping with the aftermath of serious injuries and disabling impairments. We observe firsthand the unique challenges that disabled men and women face and see the strength and perseverance necessary to overcome expectations. As part of our efforts to give back to the disabled community, Auger & Auger is sponsoring a $1,000 scholarship, given twice a year, to assist with tuition and expenses at a qualifying undergraduate institution.

 

AUGUST 2015

2015 Nurses Make a Difference Scholarship

  • Deadline: August 1, 2015
  • Website: http://www.cascadehealthcaresolutions.com/Chs_Scholarship_a/364.htm
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: This scholarship is available for current students in an undergraduate nursing degree program at an accredited college or university or high school students who have been accepted into a college and plan to study nursing. All applicants must have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 and be a legal resident of the USA or hold a valid student visa. The winning applicant must provide verification of enrollment at an undergraduate school with a nursing program or acceptance into a school with an undergraduate nursing program. Additionally, the winning applicant must provide a profile photo and brief biography to be displayed at www.cascadehealthcaresolutions.com. Employees or family members of Cascade Healthcare Solutions are not eligible to participate.

 

2015 Legal Scholarship

  • Deadline: August 15, 2015
  • Website: http://floridaaccidentlawhelp.com/about/legal-scholarship-2015/ 
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: The attorneys in our Statewide law firm have represented the injured, throughout the entire state of Florida, for over 50 years. All applicants for this scholarship program must currently be pursuing or enrolled in a law program at their college or university. A high school diploma must be currently held, or soon be held in order to be accepted into the program. You must currently hold a 3.0 GPA whether in High school or College/University.

 

Healthy Home Scholarship

  • Deadline: August 15, 2015
  • Website: http://www.olshanfoundation.com/scholarships
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: As a leader in the foundation repair industry, Olshan Foundation Solutions understands the importance of investing in the future. To demonstrate this support, we offer the Olshan Healthy Home Scholarship to qualifying candidates. The scholarship, for the sum of $1,000, is open to students pursuing a degree from an accredited University. The scholarship is granted for a year at a time, but winners may reapply on an annual basis. Applicants will be required to apply online, write an essay and submit a video.

 

Annual Family Law Scholarship Essay Contest and Scholarship Program for Law Students

  • Deadline: August 31, 2015
  • Website: http://www.cafamilydivorcelawyer.com/scholarship/essay-contest/
  • Scholarship Amount: $2,000 first place; $1,000 second place
  • Description: This year marks Yanez & Associates first Annual Family Law Scholarship Essay Contest and Scholarship Program for Law Students. The essay contest will focus on Domestic Violence in America. The goal of the contest is to increase awareness of the growing issue of domestic violence. This law school scholarship program will consist of two annual scholarships. All current law students and prospective law students awaiting admission to a law school are eligible. Law school students who enter the essay contest will write a 2,500 to 3,500 word essay. The two winning essays will be posted on the cafamilydivorcelawyer.com article section and credit will be given to the winning writers. The law schools must be located within the USA.

 

Clubs of America Scholarship

  • Deadline: August 31, 2015
  • Website: http://www.greatclubs.com/scholarship-award-for-career-success.asp
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: Clubs of America’s $1,000 annual scholarship will help students consider their aspirations as well as ease the burden of the costs of higher education. Applicants are required to write an essay of no fewer than 600 words about their career aspirations and how their current course load will help them achieve success in their careers. Where do you see yourself 10 years from now? Thinking outside the box is encouraged!

 

SEPTEMBER 2015

Single Parent Scholarships for Moms & Dads

  • Deadline: September 1, 2015
  • Website: http://www.druglawsuitsource.com/single-parent-scholarship-2015/ 
  • Scholarship Amount: Two $1,000 scholarships
  • Description: Drug Lawsuit Source understands the challenges of single parents raising children and attending school at the same time. Your commitment to education is a great way to improve your life and to teach your kids important life lessons about goal setting, perseverance, and the importance of education. If you are the child of a single parent attending school, you will want to let your mother or father know about this great opportunity to help with their tuition payments. Make sure they apply today. To help single parents reach their educational goals, we are offering two single parent scholarships in the amount of $1,000.00 each. One scholarship will be awarded to a single mom and the other will be awarded to a single dad.

 

Charles Moo Scholarship

  • Deadline: September 7, 2015
  • Website: http://www.johnson-moo.com/charles-moo-scholarship/
  • Scholarship Amount: $500
  • Description: Want to win a $500 scholarship? Write 450-700 words for the prompt, "Provide three ideas on how new businesses can use social media to increase revenue." This scholarship is open to students of Asian descent who are pursuing higher education in America.

 

OCTOBER 2015

Financial Success for Single Mothers Scholarship

  • Deadline: October 1, 2015
  • Website: http://paymaster.co/financial-success-single-mothers-scholarship/
  • Scholarship Amount: $750
  • Description: This scholarship is open a single mother enrolled in at least 6 units at a two year college, trade school, four year college, or graduate school; a minimum 2.3 college G.P.A; at least 18 years of age.

 

2015 Paralegal Career Scholarship

  • Deadline: October 1, 2015
  • Website: http://www.paralegal411.org/careers/#scholarship/prefilter  
  • Scholarship Amount: $500
  • Description: The 2015 Paralegal Career Scholarship is a $500 scholarship awarded annually to a paralegal student who is pursuing a career in the paralegal field. The scholarship will be awarded to the candidate who provides the best 200-300 word essay about why they want to become a paralegal. To be eligible, students must be enrolled in a paralegal degree program at a college or university or a high school student who has been accepted to a college and plans to study a paralegal related major.

 

Financial Growth for LGBTQ Scholarship

  • Deadline: October 15, 2015
  • Website: http://paymaster.co/financial-success-single-mothers-scholarship/
  • Scholarship Amount: $750
  • Description: This scholarship is open to a student who identifies as LGBTQ and is enrolled in at least 6 units at a two year college, trade school, four year college, or graduate school; a minimum 2.3 college G.P.A; at least 18 years of age.

 

NOVEMBER 2015

Yottabyte Innovations in Software Scholarship

  • Deadline date: November 15, 2015
  • Website: http://www.yottabyte.com/scholarship/innovations-software-scholarship/
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: Applicants must be an undergraduate or graduate student studying software programming, engineering or technology at an accredited university in the US. Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Student must submit a copy of their undergraduate transcript and an essay.

CustomerBloom’s Scholarship Contest

  • Deadline: November 30, 2015
  • Website: http://www.customerbloom.com/scholarship-program/ 
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: Every Year, The CustomerBlooms Scholarship Contest will require students to think outside the box and strategize how to STEP UP in the real world. The contest requires you to create a short 2-5 minute video of yourself talking about how ideas help shape the world around us, why education is a critical element to future success, and touching on why you strive for greatness. What motivates you? The winner of this scholarship will receive $1,000 to put towards higher education. Plus the opportunity to intern with one of the hottest companies in the digital marketing space.

 

DECEMBER 2015

Flosum Scholarship

  • Deadline: December 15, 2015
  • Website: http://www.flosum.com/apply-flosum-scholarship/       
  • Scholarship Amount: $750
  • Description: IDC estimates that this year alone that 60% of the budget will be spent on IT maintenance. This number is projected to grow fifty-fold by the year 2020. Right now and in the near future, companies need a complete lifecycle management framework to help manage and control the applications. We want to encourage students to pursue release management careers and to play an active role in the new data-centric global economy. This $750 scholarship award is open students pursuing or intending to pursue their bachelor’s degree in the fields of computer engineering, computer science or in another technical discipline such as electrical engineering, physics or mathematics with an interest in the field of computer science.

 

The Expert Institute's Annual Healthcare and Life Sciences Scholarship

  • Deadline: December 31, 2015
  • Website: http://www.theexpertinstitute.com/writing-contest-medical-scholarship/     
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: Without the technical insights provided by members of the healthcare and life science communities, attorneys would not be able to effectively seek justice for their clients. From prescription drug and medical device torts, to intellectual property disputes surrounding proprietary biological research, healthcare and life science professionals have become an essential part of American justice. In recognition of these vital contributions to the practice of law, The Expert Institute is offering a $1000 scholarship to students in medicine and the life sciences.

 

YEAR-ROUND/VARIES

LA Tutors Scholarship

  • Deadline: The 20th of each month
  • Website: http://www.latutors123.com/scholarship
  • Scholarship Amount: $500
  • Description: We at LA Tutors are passionate about sparking the creative genius in students and would love to commend those outstanding students who have a made a difference in the lives of others in some innovative or technological fashion. In order to achieve this, we have established a scholarship for students who meet certain criteria. All submissions must be uploaded no later than 11:59 PM PST on the 20th of each month. The submission window closes starting the 21st and will reopen on the 1st at 8:00 AM.

 

CompareCards Scholarship

  • Deadline: The 14th of each month
  • Website: http://www.comparecards.com/scholarship-award
  • Scholarship Amount: $2,500
  • Description: Each month CompareCards will award $2,500 to any qualifying college (or college bound) student in need who can answer a tricky trivia question. Using their best pop culture and math skills, and probably a bit of help from Professor Google, students should be able to answer a series of questions to arrive at a final answer in no time! After the submission deadline, CompareCards will gather all the correct answers and a tiebreaker question will be emailed, with a link to submit the answer. Students who submit the correct tiebreaker answer will be entered into a random drawing and one winner will be selected.

 

Army ROTC Scholarships – Two-Year Scholarship

  • Deadline: Varies
  • Website: http://www.goarmy.com/rotc/college-students/two-year-scholarships.html
  • Scholarship Amount: Varies 
  • Description:  If you're interested in enrolling in Army ROTC and you are in college, you can start by taking an Army ROTC basic elective course. If you have at least two or more years remaining toward your undergraduate degree but not enough time to complete the Basic Course, you can enter the Army ROTC Advanced Course by completing the Leader's Training Course held at Fort Knox, Kentucky, during the summer.  Talk to your campus Military Science department about other ways to join Army ROTC and incentives available, including opportunities to compete for two-, three-, or four-year scholarships.

 

Army ROTC Scholarships – Three-Year Scholarship

  • Deadline: Varies
  • Website: http://www.goarmy.com/rotc/college-students/two-year-scholarships.html
  • Scholarship Amount: Varies 
  • Description:  If you're interested in enrolling in Army ROTC and you are in college, you can start by taking an Army ROTC basic elective course. If you have at least two or more years remaining toward your undergraduate degree but not enough time to complete the Basic Course, you can enter the Army ROTC Advanced Course by completing the Leader's Training Course held at Fort Knox, Kentucky, during the summer.  Talk to your campus Military Science department about other ways to join Army ROTC and incentives available, including opportunities to compete for two-, three-, or four-year scholarships.

 

Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant

  • Deadline: Varies
  • Website: https://studentaid.ed.gov/types/grants-scholarships/iraq-afghanistan-service
  • Scholarship Amount: Up to $5,645
  • Description: The Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant is awarded to a student whose parent or guardian died as a result of performing military service in Iraq or Afghanistan after September 11, 2001 and the student is not receiving a Federal Pell Grant only because of that program's need requirement, but meet the remaining Federal Pell Grant eligibility requirements. The grant is not based on financial need nor is it considered estimated financial assistance that reduces the amount of any other Federal student aid that the student may also qualify for. The grant award is equal to the amount of a maximum Pell Grant for the award year, not to exceed the cost of attendance for that award year. Applicants should be under 24 years old or should be studying in college at least part-time at the time of the parent's or guardian's death. For the 2014-15 academic year, the duration of a student's eligibility to receive an Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant is limited to a total of 12 semesters (or its equivalent). Awards: Up to $5,645. Contact your Financial Aid Office. See also the following links: http://www.military.com/military-report/college-grant-for-surviving-childrenhttp://studentaid.ed.gov/types/grants-scholarships/iraq-afghanistan-service

 

Southern Scholarship Foundation

  • Deadline: March 1st for the Fall semester and October 31st for the Spring semester
  • Website: http://www.southernscholarship.org/2012-04-14-17-37-51/how-to-apply.html
  • Scholarship Amount: Varies
  • Description: There is NO deadline for application submission. However, you are encouraged to submit your completed application online early in order to have a greater chance of receiving a scholarship. Financial Need - all applicants must demonstrate financial need by filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). After processing, you must send a copy of the Student Aid Report (SAR), Part 1, pages 1-7, to the Southern Scholarship Foundation office. If printing from the web, send us the "Print Summary" and "SAR Transactions" sections. SSF uses the Student Aid Report (SAR) in determining financial need. An Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) of 07500 ($7500) is typically the maximum allowed at SSF. However, if your EFC exceeds 07500 and you have extenuating circumstances, please include a "Financial Need" statement and explanation as well as the previous year's tax return for your parent/guardian. You may still qualify for the scholarship. High GPA - Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA (unweighted). A majority of our current residents are Bright Future's recipients and enter with a GPA well over the minimum required. Outstanding Character - Applicants must demonstrate excellent character by submitting an essay and providing character references. Applicants must send three letters of recommendation (addressed to the Southern Scholarship Foundation). Letters should include information regarding the academic ability, character, family background, and financial status of the applicant. Employers, ministers, principals, teachers, counselors, and civic leaders are possible references. We look for young adults who are involved in the community, have worked, and still maintain a high GPA. Family, friends, other students, peers and co-workers are not eligible to be used as references. Motivation - with the community based scholarship program we facilitate, the most successful residents are highly motivated to contribute to the cooperative-living atmosphere of Southern Scholarship Foundation. This is demonstrated through the awards and activities list submitted by all applicants. Acceptance to University - we must have a copy of the official acceptance letter from FSU, UF, FAMU, FGCU, TCC or SFCC.

 

Hayek Fund

  • Deadline: Applications are accepted year-round, on a rolling basis.
  • Website: http://www.theihs.org/hayek-fund
  • Scholarship Amount: Up to $5,000
  • Description: The Hayek fund awards grants to aspiring academics pursuing liberty-advancing careers and educational initiatives that go beyond standard curricula. The Hayek fund includes two distinct award categories: Hayek Fund for Scholars and Friedman Faculty Fund. Hayek Fund for Scholars provides career development grants for students and untenured scholars to cover travel, application fees, conference fees, and other career-related expenses. Eligible career-advancing activities include: presentations at academic or professional conferences, travel to academic job interviews on a campus or at professional/academic conferences, travel to archives or libraries for research, participation in career-development or enhancing seminars, distribution of a published article to colleagues in your field, and submission of unpublished manuscripts to journals or book publishers among others. Hayek Fund awards are not given for conference attendance alone. Funding will only be considered for individuals presenting a paper or interviewing for a job at a conference. The Friedman Faculty Fund awards grants to full-time faculty and teaching fellows for education-enhancement activities designed to engage undergraduate and master's students with the ideas of liberty, beyond the classroom. Eligible activities include reading groups, class trips, guest lectures, seminars, debates, movie viewings and discussions, developing new courses, among others. Awards are only granted for future activities. The application should include an essay. Award: Hayek Fund for Scholars: up to $750, Friedman Faculty Fund: up to $5,000.

 

Hayek Fund for Future Scholars

  • Deadline: Applications are accepted year-round, on a rolling basis.
  • Website: http://www.theihs.org/hayek-fund-future-scholars
  • Scholarship Amount: AWARDS UP TO $300 FOR GRADUATE SCHOOL APPLICATION FEES
  • Description: HFFS funding is dedicated to offsetting application costs so that you can afford to increase the number of applications you submit. Eligible students are undergraduates and recent graduates applying for a full-time doctorate program to start in the 2013-14 academic year who demonstrate interest in individual and economic freedom, and strong academic potential. At this time only individuals applying for Ph.D. programs in the U.S. in humanities-related studies will be eligible for application fee reimbursement.

 

Women's Independence Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: Applications are accepted year-round, on a rolling basis.
  • Website: http://www.wispinc.org
  • Scholarship Amount: $2,000
  • Description: WISP, Inc. has the mission to enhance efforts to end domestic violence by offering access to higher education. To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, the applicant must be a woman who is a direct survivor of intimate partner abuse, be currently attending (or thinking about attending school ) at a 2 or 4-year college, a technical institute, or a training school,  be a citizen or legal resident of the United States, demonstrates a critical need for financial assistance, has a definite plan to use the desired training to upgrade skills for career advancement, to train for a new career field, or to enter or reenter the job market, and has sought services from a non-profit, domestic violence agency for a minimum of 6 consecutive months, and this agency is willing act as sponsor by mentoring and providing support to the student throughout her educational experience. Scholarship recipients must achieve and maintain a minimum 2.75 GPA to remain in the program. Special consideration will be given to those interested in using their education to further the rights of, and options for, women and girls. Funds to assist with expenses for graduate school are limited. Support is available for full or part-time students interested in attending accredited programs at educational institutions. Preference will be given to state supported community colleges, colleges or universities. Applications are accepted on a continuous basis, but should be submitted no later than 2 months before the start date of the program to be attended. Scholarship is renewable. A typed statement responding to some questions, sponsorship agreement form, and letters of recommendation are required.

 

Florida Bright Futures Scholarship

  • Deadline: Prior to high school graduation
  • Website: http://www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org/SSFAD/bf
  • Scholarship Amount: Varies
  • Description: The Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program establishes three lottery-funded scholarships to reward Florida high school graduates for high academic achievement and is Florida’s largest merit-based scholarship program. It is comprised of the following three awards: Florida Academic Scholars (FAS) award, including Academic Top Scholars (ATS) award, Florida Medallion Scholars (FMS) award, and Florida Gold Seal Vocational Scholars (GSV) award. Each award level has its own academic requirements, award amounts and funding length. Applicant should be a Florida resident and a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen, and meet specific coursework and minimum grade point average (GPA) and test scores requirements. All initial applicants must meet the community service requirement. To be considered, students must submit a completed Initial Student Florida Financial Aid Application (FFAA) during their senior year of high school (after December 1st and prior to graduation). Students graduating mid-year must submit the completed FFAA by August 31st of their graduation year (prior to the spring term enrolled). Submission of a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is no longer required; however, students are encouraged to submit the FAFSA to learn of potential eligibility for additional state and federal aid. Eligible students may only receive Bright Futures award funding at eligible Florida postsecondary institutions. Students who receive funding during the academic year (fall through spring) are automatically evaluated for renewal at the end of the spring term. Students may choose to enroll and receive Bright Futures funding for only one term during the academic year. Bright Futures Scholarship recipients who graduate with a baccalaureate degree in the 2010-11 academic year or after, in seven semesters or fewer and who wish to pursue graduate study, may apply the unused portion of their FAS or FMS award toward one semester of graduate study. You may apply for 2014-15 Bright Futures for 2014 graduates, beginning December 1, 2013.

 

TEACH Grant

  • Deadline: Varies
  • Website: Contact the Financial Aid Office at the college where you will be enrolled to find out if they will participate in the TEACH Grant Program
  • Scholarship Amount: $4,000
  • Description: The Inheritance of Hope Legacy Scholarship is awarded to a college-bound high school senior who is living with a terminally ill parent and who demonstrates a compelling personal and financial need, a strong sense of family, and collegiate promise. The Inheritance of Hope Legacy Scholarship is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia. Applicants should record a video of themselves of no more than 5 minutes answering three questions, and complete and submit the online application form, including the video entry. Entry must be submitted in English, be the entrant’s original creation, be true and verifiable and created solely by entrant. A letter must be received from a doctor verifying that the parent has been diagnosed with a terminal illness.

 

THE NEW SCHOOL For Public Engagement Competition

  • Deadline: Applications are accepted year-round, on a rolling basis
  • Website: http://www.finishatthenewschool.com/?utm_source=email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=pecemail#sthash.mLm5MpIm.dpuf
  • Scholarship Amount: Varies
  • Description: Open to adult and transfer students that want to begin their academic studies or resume unfinished studies at The New School for Public Engagement. Only those who have applied and have been accepted to a New School for Public Engagement undergraduate degree program are eligible. Winners are expected to start their undergraduate program at The New School for Public Engagement in the fall of 2014. PRIZES: One full- and one partial-tuition scholarship for a bachelor's degree at The New School for Public Engagement. CHALLENGE: 3 multiple-choice question sets “Tell your story” video-case Short motivation statement.

 

Varsity Tutors Scholarship Contest Description

  • Deadline: Monthly
  • Website: http://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: Varsity Tutors holds a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest where students must write an essay in response to a monthly prompt. Visitors to the Varsity Tutors scholarship webpage are able to vote via social media for submitted entries. The top five entries with the most votes are reviewed by Varsity Tutors at the end of the month and one winner is subsequently chosen to receive the $1,000 college scholarship.

 

 
BrickHouse Security’s Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: Applications are accepted year-round, on a rolling basis
  • Website: http://www.brickhousesecurity.com/category/company+info/scholarship.do
  • Scholarship Amount: Up to $10,000
  • Description: In order to qualify for this scholarship you need to confirm that you are a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident. You maintain a mailing address in the United States and are willing to provide it to BrickHouse Security. You acknowledge that BrickHouse Security has made no representation as to the tax consequences or legal ramifications of your acceptance of any scholarship and you have not relied on the same. You understand that accepting financial aid in the form of a scholarship may potentially affect my child’s ability to receive state or federal financial aid. Also, applicant need to provide High School Graduate or Current College Student and a minimum 3.0 Cumulative High School GPA.

 

Cliffside Malibu 2014 Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Website: http://student-scholarships.cliffsidemalibu.com
  • Scholarship Amount: Up to $2,500
  • Description: This scholarship offers students of many different interests and majors to participate. It is open to all students including high school seniors, undergraduate students as well as graduate students. Submit your application for review.  Be as detailed as possible in your submission to increase the likelihood of being chosen for participation.

 

The Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP)

  • Deadline: Scholarships are awarded on a rolling basis
  • Website: http://www.med.navy.mil/Accessions/Pages/default.aspx
  • Scholarship Amount: : Up to 4 years of tuition and additional school costs covered
  • Description: Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP) provides tuition assistance and a monthly stipend for students attending or planning to attend school to become physicians, dentists, podiatrists, optometrists, or clinical psychologists. Applicants should be accepted to or enrolled in an AMA or AOA school of medicine, in an ADA school of dentistry, or in an accredited Optometry school or be in their first year of didactic education for a Ph.D. or PsyD degree in clinical psychology from an APA accredited school. Students should be U. S. citizens and should be physically qualified to join the Navy’s active duty team as commissioned officers after graduation, with a minimum of three years on active duty. Students must not have reached the age of 42 at the time of entry on to active duty following completion of their education. Applications are accepted throughout the year at any time, but the best time to apply for a four year scholarship is the fall before the year the applicant plans to attend professional school. The scholarship pays all educationally required school fees, books, supplies, and equipment, and provide recipients with a monthly stipend.

 

Noodle’s College Student Scholarship Sweepstakes

  • Deadline: The end of each month
  • Website: https://www.noodle.com/scholarships/college
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: What college student couldn’t use a little extra money for books or tuition? Noodle, the leading education site, is excited to announce a new College Student Scholarship Sweepstakes, where students can share information about their school for a chance to win $1,000. There’ll be one lucky winner every month! To receive an entry into the Sweepstakes, entrants will need to visit and register for an account on the website.



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