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APRIL 2014

Oz Moving & Storage Scholarship 2014

  • Deadline: April 4th, 2014
  • Website: http://www.ozmoving.com/scholarship 
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: To enter applicants have to choose one essay topic from the two below to write about:
    1. If you had to move/save one item in your house, what would it be and why?
    2. Compare and contrast 2 locations you lived in, which one you liked better and what was the moving process like?
    It has to be a minimum of 500 words, open only to college-bound graduating high school seniors and undergraduate students currently enrolled in college in the U.S. One (1) entry per student. Multiple entries will result in disqualification Essays caught plagiarizing or off-topic will result in disqualification
  • Application must be emailed to: win@ozmoving.com attached as a Microsoft Word document for PC users or as a .doc file for Mac users. Please name your document file with your first and last name. For example, firstname_lastname.doc.
    In the email, include your: Name, Street Address and Zip Code, Phone Number, High School Name, City and State, College you're attending as an undergraduate, plan to attend, or have applied for.

HEAT Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 5th, 2014
  • Website: http://www.nba.com/heat/community/community_education_scholarships.html  
  • Scholarship Amount: Up to $10,000
  • Description: The Miami HEAT offers $10,000 in scholarship funds to high school seniors enrolled in a Miami-Dade, Broward, or Palm Beach County public or private school, who are accepted to and enroll in a four year accredited college or university in the USA. Scholarships are awarded based on academic performance and outstanding community service. In order to be considered for any of the three HEAT Scholarships, the applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.2 by the end of the second grading period of their senior year, have an unmet financial need for assistance, and submit SAT and/or ACT scores. Applicants must submit two letters of recommendation, and two or more letters from a community-based organization verifying community service and hours performed and one letter from a high school athletic director or coach verifying candidate’s participation in a high school sport. Applicant must also complete a personal statement of at least 500 words. Scholarship applications are available each school year and scholarships are awarded in May.
    Scholarships Awards:
    Three (3) $5,000.00 Miami HEAT Scholarships (Awarded to students who have excelled in academics & community service and have a financial need).
    One (1) $5,000.00 Dr. Jack Ramsay Scholarship (awarded to a student who has excelled in academics & community service and has a financial need).
    One (1) $5,000.00 Alec Kessler Student-Athlete Scholarship (awarded to a student who excels in academics & community service, participates in a sport and has a financial need)

Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education

  • Deadline: April 9th, 2014
  • Website: http://www.evaleeschwarztrust.org  
  • Scholarship Amount: Up to $5,000
  • Description: The Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education provides interest-free loans to undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate exceptional academic performance and financial need. High school seniors may also apply. Students must be U.S. citizens at the time of application, qualify for financial need in the form of government grants, and be enrolled in a school in the state where they reside. Students should also demonstrate an outstanding combination of class rank and standardized test scores (ranking in the top 10% nationally). Students who are seeking a law degree are not eligible.

City of Miami Beach Tourism & Travel Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: April 11th, 2014
  • Website: www.miamibeachfl.gov
  • Scholarship Amount: Varies
  • Description: The follow represents eligibility criteria for the scholarship program. Failure to meet any one of the items indicated below can result in disqualification.
    - High school diploma or equivalent
    - City of Miami Beach resident or graduate of Miami Beach Senior High School
    - United States resident, citizen, or visiting student with valid student visa for college admission
    - Enrollment in post-secondary education institution
    - Interest expressed in the food and hospitality industry (as demonstrated by coursework, extracurricular activities, awards & recognitions and declared college major)
    - Minimum 2.5 Grade Point Average (unweighted)
    - Scholarship Application completed accurately
    - Two letters of recommendation (with at least one describing interest or history in hospitality industry)
    - Certified copy of most recent school transcript or Credit History form
    - Resume
    - Applications are accepted from qualified candidates for up to five years after graduation from Miami Beach Senior High School
    - Interview by Selection Committee, if deemed appropriate by Selection Committee
  • Eligible applicants must submit the following at the time of application:
    - Application form accurately completed and typewritten;
    - Certified copy of most recent school transcript or Credit History form;
    - Copy of current lease, utility bill or other acceptable documentation establishing City of Miami Beach residency or certified transcript demonstrating enrolment in Miami Beach Senior High School;
    - Copy of one of the following: birth certificate, Social Security Card, Resident Alien Card, or valid student visa;
    - Two letters of recommendation (with at least one describing interest or history in hospitality industry);
    - Resume;
    - Proof of acceptance or enrollment in post-secondary education institution; and
    -Additional support material representing community service, internship experience or civic involvement
  • Application must be sent to:
    Postal submissions:
    City of Miami Beach Office of Community Services
    C/o City of Miami Beach Travel & Tourism Scholarship Program
    1700 Convention Center Drive
    Miami Beach, Florida 33139
    Hand-delivered submissions:
    City of Miami Beach Office of Community Services
    1700 Convention Center Drive
    Miami Beach, Florida 33139
    Electronic submissions: mariaruiz@miamibeachfl.gov

What Would You Change Scholarship Slam

  • Deadline: April 11th, 2014
  • Website: http://www.powerpoetry.org/poetry-slams/what-would-you-change-scholarship-slam
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: The Scholarship Sweepstakes (the "Promotion") is only open to legal residents of the 50 United States and District of Columbia who are younger than 26 years old as of the final date of entry, except officers, directors, members, and employees of the Sponsor, the judging organization (if applicable), or any other party associated with the development or administration of this Promotion, and the immediate family (i.e., parents, children, siblings, spouse), and persons residing in the same household, as such individuals. This Promotion is void outside the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, and where prohibited.

STA Travel Inc. Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 11th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
  • Website: http://fgscholars.org/overview
  • Scholarship Amount: Up to $2,500
  • Description: Foundation for Global Scholars (FGS) awards each year over 200 scholarships to US citizens studying abroad. Applicants must be U.S. or Canadian citizens who are attending a North American college or university, majoring in foreign language, international business, travel, tourism, international studies, film, art or photography. They must be able to apply transfer credits from studying abroad to their current degree program. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application. Applications are available online. An application form, transcript and essay are required. The applicant must provide the contact details of an academic reference, a professor. STA Travel Award recipients will receive 80% of their scholarship upon confirmation of participation in their program abroad. The remaining 20% will be sent upon fulfilling additional requirements that will be outlined upon notification of the award.

NPG Photography Scholarship Contest

  • Deadline: April 11th, 2014
  • Website: http://npg.org/overview/npg-2014-photo-scholarship-contest.html
  • Scholarship Amount: Up to $1,500
  • Description: Entries must be submitted via email to NPGPhotoScholarship@gmail.com. No mail, fax, or other submissions will be accepted. Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or legal permanent resident. Applicant must be a senior in high school or a college freshman, sophomore, or junior enrolled in an official undergraduate program of study for the fall 2014 semester. Applicant must be currently attending an accredited school within the United States, or operated overseas by the U.S. government, for the fall 2014 semester. To be considered, each entry must meet be complete and include the entrant’s name, address, email, and telephone number. (Full criteria and submission instructions available at www.NPG.org.) No purchase or contribution is required for entry. Neither membership in nor contributions to NPG will enhance the chances of winning. Photograph(s) must be the original work of applicant. Photograph(s) must be submitted in JPG or PDF file format, file size of 1MB to 2MB, and preferably in high resolution (250 to 300 dpi if possible). Applicant must sign and date the Application Form and Release Form. (A parent or guardian signature is also required for all applicants under 18.) Relatives of employees or directors of NPG are not eligible.

Zinch Community Service Scholarships for NSHSS Members

  • Deadline: April 14th, 2014
  • Website: http://www.nshss.org/benefits/scholarships
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: NSHSS provide scholarship opportunities to its members to help defray college costs. For most scholarships, a personal statement, resume of honors, awards, leadership and extracurricular activities, and community service; educator recommendation; and transcript must be included. If the applicant is applying for more than one scholarship, one transcript and recommendation may be used for multiple scholarships. Applicants should write an essay (500 word or less) explaining what the applicant has done in high school to improve their community. Scholarships for NSHSS members graduating high school in 2014, 2015, and 2016.

Boomtown Internet Group Scholarship Opportunity

  • Deadline: April 14th, 2014
  • Website:  http://www.boomtownig.com/about/2014-scholarship/
  • Scholarship Amount: $500
  • Description: The scholarship will go to the winner of the best essay written about one of the topics below. Applicant must choose one topic to write about. Keep the essay length between 1,000 and 1,500 words. Participants must prove enrollment in a college or university. The winner of the Boomtown Internet Group Scholarship will be announced Thursday, May 1, 2014.
    Essay topics:
    1. Is social networking good or bad for society and why?
    2. Mobility is becoming a critical marketing channel to reach out to customers. How do you see mobile email and apps changing customer service and sales?
    3. How does Internet marketing and electronic word-of-mouth (eWOM) influence business to consumer companies? Present ideas on how these companies can improve reviews and their online reputation, in addition to improving their products and services.
    4. As consumers of all ages become more comfortable using ecommerce, what expectations do you see consumers placing on ecommerce websites? 
  • Application must be emailed to: sales@boomtownig.com

AIET Scholarships

  1. AIET Minorities and Women Al Course Scholarship: Scholarship is available for minorities and women associate members who are active in appraising and need financial assistance to take Appraisal Institute courses leading to the MAI or SRA designations. The applicant must be current with Standards and Ethics courses requirement for Candidate for Designation. Applicants should submit an application for each course he or she would like to be considered for an award, and submit supplementary documents such as an essay stating why applicant should be awarded the scholarship and a resume or statement of qualifications. They may apply for only one AIET Minorities and Women Designation scholarship per quarterly review, and can be awarded one AIET scholarship per year.
  2. AIET Undergraduate Scholarship: The scholarship is available for undergraduate students majoring in real estate appraisal, land economics, real estate or allied fields. Applicants must be sophomores, juniors, or seniors seeking an associate or bachelor’s degree at a U.S. degree granting college or university. The scholarship is awarded on the basis of academic excellence. Two (2) letters of recommendation and a personal statement discussing academic achievements, financial need, career aspirations and involvement in real estate field are required. Eligible recipients may receive only one (1) AIET Scholarship per year. Award: $1,000
  3. AIET Graduate Scholarship: Awarded on the basis of academic excellence, this scholarship helps finance the educational endeavors of graduate students concentrating on real estate appraisal, land economics, real estate or allied fields. Applicant must be a master’s candidate or doctoral candidate at a U.S. degree granting college or university. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence. Two (2) letters of recommendation and a personal statement discussing academic achievements, financial need, career aspirations and involvement in real estate field are required. Award: $2,000
  4. AIET Minorities and Women Education Scholarship: The scholarship is available for minorities and women students pursuing academic degrees in real estate appraisal or related fields within a U.S. degree granting college, university or junior college with a current cumulative grade point average of no less than 2.5 and who have financial need. The student is required to submit two letters of recommendation and an essay addressing the applicant’s financial need. Award: $1,000

Varsity Tutors Scholarship Promotion

  • Deadline: April 15th, 2014
  • Website: http://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship
  • Scholarship Amount: Up to $1,000
  • Description: Eligibility is limited to individuals who are at least 16 years of age on or before their entry into the Promotion. Such individuals must be a legal resident of one of the fifty United States or the District of Columbia as of March 01,2014. Directors, officers and employees of Sponsor or its agents, affiliates, subsidiary and parent companies, distributors, contractors, advertising and promotion agencies and members of immediate families or households of any of the foregoing persons are not eligible. Previous winners of Promotion may not enter again. The Promotion is subject to all federal, state and local laws and is void where prohibited by law. Any person that is otherwise prohibited by contract, law or other rule from participating in contests of a nature similar to the Promotion is not eligible to win any prizes in conjunction with the Promotion. By participating, participants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and to accept the decisions of the Sponsor as final in all matters relating to this Promotion.

College Jump Start Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 15th, 2014
  • Website: http://www.jumpstart-scholarship.net
  • Scholarship Amount: Up to $1,500
  • Description: The College Jump Start is a merit-based scholarship, available to 10th-12th graders, college students and non-traditional students.  To be considered for this award, students must be committed to going to school and express their goals for getting a higher education. This award can be used at any college or university in the United States.

NBNA Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: April 15th, 2014
  • Website: http://www.nbna.org/content.asp?contentid=82 
  • Scholarship Amount: Up to $5,000
  • Description: National Black Nurses Association (NBNA) offers several scholarships at all levels for nursing students and allied health professionals throughout the year. Candidates must be a member of NBNA and a member of a local chapter, currently enrolled in a nursing program (B.S.N., A.D., Diploma or L.P.N. /L.V.N.), have at least one full year of school remaining and be in good scholastic standing at the time of application, be a U.S. citizen, participate in student nurse activities and show evidence of involvement in the African-American community. A two page written essay and two letters of recommendation are required. The essay should include a description of extracurricular activities and community involvement. Among the scholarships offered are: Dr. Lauranne Sams Scholarship, NBNA Board of Directors Scholarship, Lynne Edwards Research Scholarship, Dr. Hilda Richards Scholarship, Margaret Pemberton Scholarship, Rita E. Miller Scholarship, Esther Colliflower/VITAS Scholarship, Maria Dudley Advanced Practice Scholarship, Martha R. Dudley Scholarship, Dr. Martha A. Dawson Genesis Nurse Leader Scholarship, Reverend Pauline L. Cole Scholarship, Sheila Haley Scholarship, Children’s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics Scholarship.

Marine Science Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 15th, 2014
  • Website: https://www.mtsociety.org/education/scholarships.aspx 
  • Scholarship Amount: Up to $2,500
  • Description: The Marine Technology Society (MTS) offers several scholarships to college undergraduate and graduate students at four year colleges, and students at two-year technical schools or community colleges who are studying a marine science/engineering/technology field as well as graduating high school seniors, and MTS student members. In addition to the MTS scholarships, students may be eligible to apply for the ROV Scholarships, available for students interested in remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) or work that supports ROVs. An applicant must be either full-time college student currently enrolled in either a 2-year or 4-year academic program OR a high school senior accepted to either a 2-year or 4-year academic program. Applicants should send only one application for all scholarships, checking the scholarships they are applying for. MTS student membership is for full-time college students and high school seniors and costs $25 per year. A letter of recommendation from a teacher or counselor, and one recommendation letter from a person that is not a teacher, counselor or advisor are required. Students outside of the US are eligible for the scholarships. For the ROV scholarships, submit a one-page essay about the applicant’s interest in ROVs or underwater work that furthers the use of ROVs, three personal references, and a written letter of recommendation from a current teacher or counselor.

ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA Educational Advancement Foundation (EAF)

  • Deadline: April 15th, 2014
  • Website: http://www.akaeaf.org/undergraduate_scholarships.htm 
  • Scholarship Amount: Varies
  • Description: The Foundation awards Merit, Financial Need and Youth Partners Accessing Capital (P.A.C.) scholarships. To be eligible for the Merit scholarship, the applicant must be a full-time student, sophomore or beyond (also graduate students), currently enrolled in an accredited degree-granting institution, with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and should demonstrate community service and involvement. To be eligible for the one-year Financial Need Scholarship, the applicant must be a full-time, sophomore or beyond (also available for graduate students), be currently enrolled in an accredited degree-granting institution, have a minimum GPA of 2.5 ("C+" average), demonstrate community service and involvement and submit a financial needs analysis. To be eligible for the Youth Partners Accessing Capital scholarship, students must be a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., at least a college sophomore, have a minimum 3.0 GPA,  demonstrate exceptional academic achievement or extreme financial need and participate in leadership, volunteer, civic or campus activities. Students may apply to the first two scholarships on a single application form. The Youth Partners Accessing Capital (P.A.C.) application is separately. Letters of recommendation are required for all scholarships. Graduate students (for Merit and Financial Need scholarship) must submit a documentation of project/research, or scholarly pursuit.

LA FRA Scholarships and FRA Education Foundation Scholarships

  • Deadline: April 15th, 2014
  • Website: http://tinyurl.com/ko3qj9n
  • Scholarship Amount: Varies
  • Description: The Ladies Auxiliary of the Fleet Reserve Association (LA FRA) sponsors an annual scholarship program. The LA FRA Scholarship will be awarded annually to the male or female candidate chosen from children or grandchildren of members of the FRA and LA FRA. Recipient must be a U.S. Citizen and attend a college full time located in the United States. An essay, addressing why the applicant wants to go to college and what they intend to accomplish with their degree, a paper listing their extracurricular school and community activities, and awards and letters of recommendation are required. Other LA FRA Scholarships include the Sam Rose Memorial Scholarship Fund to be awarded to the male or female candidate chosen from the sons, daughters, grandsons, or granddaughters of deceased LA FRA and FRA members and the Allie Mae Oden Memorial Scholarship awarded to a candidate chosen from the children or grandchildren of members of the FRA or LA FRA. Applications for the FRA scholarships can also be used to apply for LA FRA scholarships; however, applicants who wish to be considered for both FRA and LA FRA awards must submit separate application packages. Other factors being equal, preference is given to an applicant who is a dependent of members of the FRA and/or LA FRA. . The FRA Education Foundation makes scholarships available to eligible full-time students who are U.S. citizens attending accredited colleges and universities in the United States. Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard personnel and their families are eligible for FRA Education Foundation scholarships. FRA Education Foundation Scholarships are:
  1. FRA Scholarship Fund: The applicant may apply for FRA Member Scholarships if the applicant or sponsor is a member in good standing of the FRA, or you may apply for FRA Non-Member Scholarship if the applicant or sponsor is an FRA non-member, living, on active duty, reserve, retired, or honorably discharged veteran of the Navy, Marine Corps or Coast Guard. The applicant should write an essay addressing why the applicant wants to go to college and what they intend to accomplish with their degree. Awards:  up to $5,000.
  2. The Colonel Hazel Elizabeth Benn Scholarship: The FRA Education Foundation offers a special scholarship for unmarried, dependent children of past and present enlisted Navy medical personnel who have served with the Marine Corps. The Benn Scholarship is available to qualified applicants entering their freshman or sophomore year of college. An essay and two recommendations letters (one academic and one community) are required.
  3. Walter E. Beall Scholarship: The Walter E. Beall Scholarship is available for US citizens, students enrolled at an accredited college, university or technical institution in the United States aspiring to further their education in a general engineering, aviation, or aeronautical engineering degree program and in good standing. Each award recipient is adjudicated on financial need, academic achievements, and community involvement.  In order to apply, applicants may be FRA Members or spouses, sons or grandsons, daughters or granddaughters of members in good standing of the Fleet Reserve Association (FRA). The FRA Member must have been designated as a member in good standing for the two consecutive years prior to the submission of application.

Hotels Cheap Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: April 15th, 2014
  • Website:  http://www.hotelscheap.org/scholarship/apply
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,500
  • Description: The contest begins and ends (the "Deadline") at a certain time, as set forth in the contest summary. You may enter the contest by submitting a contest application via sponsor's website. All information fields in the contest application must be completed in full, in the English language, and the application must be received by the deadline to be eligible. You may submit only one application, and no revisions to the application may be made after it has been submitted. The specific prizes are set forth in the scholarship summary.
    * NO PURCHASE NECESSARY
    * ODDS OF WINNING A SCHOLARSHIP DEPEND ON THE QUALITY OF YOUR ENTRY
    * THE PURCHASE OR SUBSCRIPTION OF ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OR REGISTRATION AS AN SR EDUCATION GROUP USER DOES NOT INCREASE THE ODDS OF WINNING
    Prizes will be paid directly to the educational institution which the recipient is attending . Prize notifications returned as undeliverable or Prizes otherwise not effectively claimed (by executing and submitting an Affidavit of Eligibility, and Release) within 10 calendar days after delivery of notification will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner. Prizes are not transferable. No substitutions or exchanges will be permitted. All tax associated with the receipt or use of any prizes are the sole responsibility of the winner.
    The contest is open to legal residents of the U.S only who are at least 16 years of age, and who are enrolled in an accredited post-secondary academic institution in the U.S. If you are not a legal resident of the U.S., are under 16 years of age, are not enrolled in an accredited post-secondary academic institution in the U.S., or are from jurisdiction which prohibits this type of contest, you are not eligible to participate. If you are under the age og 18, you must have the consent of your parent or legal guardian to participate – your parent or legal guardian must read and agree to these terms and grant you permission to participate.

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) Scholarship 

  • Deadline: April 16th, 2014 at 11:59 PM
  • Website: http://www.chci.org/scholarships 
  • Scholarship Amount: Up to $5,000
  • Description: CHCI's scholarship opportunities are afforded to Latino students in the United States who have a history of performing public service-oriented activities in their communities and demonstrate a desire to continue their civic engagement in the future. Applicants should be enrolled full-time in a U. S. Department of Education accredited community college, four-year university, or graduate/professional program during the period for which the scholarship is requested, demonstrate financial need and have consistent, active participation in public and/or community service activities. Applicants should have U.S. citizenship or legal permanent residency or be lawfully authorized to work full-time for any U.S. employer. There is no GPA requirement.

AGA Academic and Community Service Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 18th, 2014
  • Website: http://www.agacgfm.org/membership/awards
  • Scholarship Amount: Up to $3,000
  • Description: Applicants must be high school students or students pursuing undergraduate or graduate studies in disciplines such as accounting, auditing, budgeting, economics, finance, information technology, public administration, etc. The scholarship awards full-time and part time merit scholarships to AGA members and their family members and one community scholarship. The Academic Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of the candidate’s potential for making a meaningful contribution to public financial management. Academic achievement prior to application is an indication of potential for successful study, but is not the only criteria that will be considered in awarding these scholarships. All candidates must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. All scholarship candidates must include a reference letter from an AGA member. All Academic Scholarship candidates must also include a reference letter from another professional such as a professor, guidance counselor, employer, etc. AGA can award up to two scholarships for community service amongst the three collegiate categories noted above. The Community Service Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of community service involvement and accomplishments, in addition to academic credentials. All scholarship candidates must submit essays that can be attached to the application, sent to AGA via U.S. Mail, or by email.

Create Real Impact Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 18th, 2014
  • Website: http://www.createrealimpact.com/
  • Scholarship Amount: Up to $1,500
  • Description: Create Real Impact Contest Awards are open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia between the ages of 14 and 22 years. Entrants must be enrolled as full-time students in an accredited educational institution (secondary [high] school, trade school, college, or university). All applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited.

FFMA College Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 18th, 2014
  • Website: http://www.floridafacilities.com/scholarships.htm
  • Scholarship Amount: Varies
  • Description: The Florida Facility Manager Association (FFMA) scholarship is available to graduating high school seniors or to students attending an accredited university, college or community college program within the state of Florida or to students who are residents of Florida enrolled in any accredited university, college or community college in a state other than Florida, and who are pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree, and are interested in pursuing a career in public assembly facility management and/or related field. Eligible candidates must have maintained at least a 3.0 grade point average in their last two years of school and have financial need. All members of the public are eligible and invited to apply, including FFMA members’ dependents. Applications should be mailed. Students are eligible for the College Scholarship only once, however they may be awarded other FFMA scholarships. Among the scholarships offered are:
  1. FFMA Annual Conference Scholarship: FFMA Annual Conference Scholarship provides a student the opportunity to learn more about the profession and industry and the chance to network with practitioners within the field to learn of internship and job opportunities in the state of Florida. This year's conference will be held June 17-19, 2014 in West Palm Beach, FL. Award: $500
  2. College Scholarship: This scholarship provides a scholarship to a graduating high school senior or to a student attending an accredited university, college or community college, undergraduate or graduate school program who is interested in pursuing a career in the public assembly facility management and/or related field. Award: $1000

Sports Unlimited 2014 Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 20th, 2014
  • Website: http://www.sportsunlimitedinc.com/2014-scholarship.html
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: To be eligible you must be a graduating high school senior or a freshman/sophomore in college, you can’t be related to anyone at Sports Unlimited. We reserve the right to verify the date of high school graduation and/or college enrollment.
    How to enter? Applicants have to write an essay describing a coach or mentor you've looked up to in your sporting career in 500-1000 words. Consult your local spell-checker and grammar police. Email a word doc attachment of your essay to scholarship@sportsunlimited.com. The file name should be your full name, state, and date of birth. Example: Chase-Utley-PA-12-17-1978.docx. Include your high school in the essay. Fill out Sports Unlimited’s 5-Question Survey below.

Revzilla “The Future of Motorcycle Technology” Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 20th, 2014
  • Website: http://www.revzilla.com/revzilla-college-scholarship-2014
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: To be eligible you must be a graduating senior or a freshmen or sophomore in college, you can't be related to any of TeamZilla staff or our extended family and you must be graduating high school or in college between the ages of 16 (super smart) and 21 (you made some mistakes). Applicants need to answer in 500-1000 words the following question:
    Looking at the ever changing world of technology, how do you think recent advancements will benefit motorcycle riders? Give us an idea of where you think innovation is headed for the two-wheel community, or propose a new idea that you would like to see invented in the near future!
  • Application must be emailed to: chad@revzilla.com in word document with your response. The file name should be your full name, state and date of birth.
    Example: Johnny-Rider-PA-10-26-1987.docx

Dailybreak "Rethink Israel: Fashion" Challenge

  • Deadline: April 20th, 2014
  • Website:http://www.dailybreak.com/challenges/rethink_israel_fashion/?t=join&utm_source=fastweb&utm_medium=publisher&utm_content=database&utm_campaign=rethink_israel_fashion 
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: Take the "Rethink Israel: Fashion" Challenge on Dailybreak and take some super-chic trivia. Plus you could win a Nordstrom Gift Card. Dailybreak Challenges are bite-sized contests, trivia, and games about topics you love: college, pop culture, music, fashion, sports more. Whether you’re bored or looking to learn something new, we’ve got you covered. Each Promotion is open only to registered members of the Services who are legal residents of the United States, and at least 16 years old at the time of entry. Only one Services membership account per person. Entries are limited to individuals only; commercial enterprises and business entities are not eligible. By participating in any Promotion, each entrant accepts the conditions stated in the Official Rules, agrees to be bound by the decisions of Dailybreak and the applicable third party Promotion Sponsor and warrants that he or she is eligible to participate in each such Promotion. Employees, independent contractors, officers, and directors of Dailybreak and any applicable third party Promotion Sponsor, and their affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion, and fulfillment agencies, and legal advisors, and their immediate family members and persons living in the same household, are not eligible to participate in any Promotion. EACH PROMOTION IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW and is subject to applicable federal, state and local laws, statutes, ordinances and regulations.

GotChosen's Season 3 Lights, Camera, Action Video Scholarship Contest

  • Deadline: April 21st, 2014
  • Website: https://www.gotchosen.com/en/video-scholarship  
  • Scholarship Amount: $2,500 at 11:59 PM
  • Description: The Video Scholarship Contest is open to United States and international students and anyone with outstanding student loans, 18 years or older. The contest is offered to all fields of study. Each participant must register at http://www.gotchosen.com, and create his/ her entry for the contest. A participant is defined as an individual, not a group. There is no cost to enter, and eligibility is not based on financial need or academic performance. Only one (1) video submission per participant is permitted. Each participant must upload their video to YouTube, and then paste the link in the “Create New Entry” form. Only the one (1) participant submitting the video is eligible for the scholarship. The video may contain an unlimited number of people of any age, but only the participant submitting the video will be eligible to win. Video must be original, and the participant must have the rights to any and all media used. Videos must not infringe on any third-party rights or copyrights. If GotChosen receives a notice of copyright infringements from the owner of the material, the video in violation will be removed.Videos submitted for prior GotChosen contests are eligible for entry into the contest. Employees of GotChosen, Inc., their respective parents, immediate family members, and persons living in the households of each of these individuals, whether related or not, are ineligible for this drawing. The contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations, and the contest is void where prohibited or restricted by law. GotChosen reserves the right to remove any video and the entry for the contest that contains content that is deemed offensive in accordance to the specifications outlined in these rules and regulations and at its sole discretion. Entries that appear to duplicate any other submitted entries will be void and only the first entry submitted (based on time/date) will be included in the Contest.

NRAEF Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 23rd, 2014
  • Website: http://www.nraef.org/scholarships
  • Scholarship Amount: Varies
  • Description: The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation offers a variety of merit-based scholarships to students who want an education and a career in the foodservice industry. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, and must be enrolled or plan to enroll as a full-time or substantial part-time student taking a minimum of 9 credit hours each term. All applicants must answer two essay questions, submit two letters of recommendation from current or previous employers or educators in the restaurant industry and submit verification of work experience. The association also offers Professional Development Scholarships for educators who are attending an NRAEF Summer Institute. Student Scholarships are:
  1. First Time Freshman Scholarship: Scholarship is for students who will be first-time freshmen including graduating high school seniors, GED graduates and high school graduates enrolling in college for the first time.  Applicants must be pursuing studies in a restaurant and foodservice-related program. Award amount: $2,500.
  2. Undergraduate Scholarship: This scholarship is for current undergraduate students enrolled in a foodservice-related program. Award amount: $2,500.
  3. Al Schuman Ecolab Undergraduate Entrepreneurial Scholarship: Award scholarships to current qualified undergraduate students who are committed to their education and careers in the restaurant and foodservice industry while demonstrating a strong entrepreneurial spirit. Award amount: $3,000 - $3,500.

$4,000 Anti-Bullying Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 24th, 2014
  • Website https://www.dosomething.org/bullytext   
  • Scholarship Amount: $4,000
  • Description: Create your anti-bully army. Invite Friends to play The Bully Text and you'll automatically be entered for a $4,000 scholarship. 1 in 4 students report being a victim of bullying, and 73% of teens say the best way to stop bullying is to step in when you see it. You and your friends can stop the bullying cycle. Play the Anti-Bullying game with them to see how you can stop bullying in your school: www.dosomething.org/bullytext. No minimum GPA. No essays required. The Scholarship Sweepstakes (the "Promotion") is only open to (1) U.S. citizens, regardless of the residency of such individuals, or (2) persons who reside in the 50 United States, District of Columbia, regardless of the citizenship of such individuals, each who are younger than 26 years old as of the final date of entry; provided, however, that officers, directors, members, and employees of the Sponsor, the judging organization (if applicable), or any other party associated with the development or administration of this Promotion, and the immediate family (i.e., parents, children, siblings, spouse), and persons residing in the same household, as such individuals are not eligible for this Promotion. This Promotion is void where prohibited or restricted by law restricted by law.

The Fountainhead Essay Contest

  • Deadline: April 26th, 2014 at 11:59 PM
  • Website: http://essaycontest.aynrandnovels.com/TheFountainhead.aspx?theme=blue
  • Scholarship Amount: Up to $10,000
  • Description: The Ayn Rand Institute offers this essay contest open to students worldwide. No application is required. Entrant must be in the 11th or 12th grade. Students should select one of three essay topics. Essay must be no fewer than 800 and no more than 1,600 words in length and double-spaced. Only one entry per student will be accepted. Essays will be judged on both style and content. Winning essays must demonstrate an outstanding grasp of the philosophic meaning of The Fountainhead. Essay must be solely the work of the entrant. Employees of the Ayn Rand Institute, its board of directors and their immediate family members are not eligible for this contest. Past first-place winners are not eligible for this contest. All entries become the property of the Ayn Rand Institute and will not be returned. Essays may be submitted online or by mail. 

Schwallie Family Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: April 26th, 2014
  • Website: http://www.researchautism.org/news/otherevents/scholarship.asp
  • Scholarship Amount: Up to $3,000
  • Description: The Schwallie Family Scholarship Program supports qualified individuals with autism or Asperger Syndrome residing in the U.S. and attending an accredited institution of higher education in the United States for the Fall 2014/Spring 2015 academic year. In order to apply, applicants must create an account on the Organization for Autism Research (OAR) website. Eligible individuals need to be enrolled on at least a part-time basis (6 credits) or be working toward certification or accreditation in a particular field. The Schwallie Family Scholarship will utilize an online application system. The 2014 competition is expected to be available in December 2, 2013.

Little Havana Kiwanis Club Scholarships

  • Deadline: April 27th, 2014
  • Website:http://www.kiwanislittlehavanafoundation.org/data/editor/File/SCHOLARSHIP%20APPLICATION%202014.pdf
  • Scholarship Amount: Varies
  • Description: Scholarships are available for full time attendance at a Florida college or university. High school graduates who are U.S. citizens or have permanent residence status and reside in Miami Dade County, Florida, have a 2.5 cumulative GPA or above, and are of Hispanic heritage are eligible to apply. Student must demonstrate financial need. Letters of recommendation from two teachers, Status of other Financial Aid Awards (if already received), and a picture of the student (standard size) are required.

The Princeton Review Scholar Awards

  • Deadline: April 30th, 2014
  • Website: http://www.nshss.org/benefits/scholarships
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: NSHSS provide scholarship opportunities to its members to help defray college costs. For most scholarships, a personal statement, resume of honors, awards, leadership and extracurricular activities, and community service; educator recommendation; and transcript must be included. If the applicant is applying for more than one scholarship, one transcript and recommendation may be used for multiple scholarships. The National Society of High School Scholars has partnered with The Princeton Review, to offer three (3) $1,000 scholarships available exclusively to NSHSS members.  All NSHSS high school seniors and college freshmen may apply.

Just One Job...May Change My Life Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 30th, 2014
  • Website: http://www.powerpoetry.org/poetry-slams/one-jobmay-change-my-life     
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: You've all heard the words: dream job. Maybe it’s editing a documentary film, or coding an awesome mobile app. Or perhaps it’s teaching Math, designing book covers, or managing a restaurant. Whatever your dream job is, chances are that it may take some time to get there. After all, practice makes perfect. We all know that both our work and our words have the potential to transform our lives. So Power Poetry is teaming up with Rock Your Block, a mobile social app that connects teens to employment and volunteer opportunities, for our latest scholarship slam: Just One Job...May Change My Life. Tell us what type of job could change your life to win $1000 for college. The Scholarship Sweepstakes (the "Promotion") is only open to legal residents of the 50 United States and District of Columbia who are younger than 26 years old as of the final date of entry, except officers, directors, members, and employees of the Sponsor, the judging organization (if applicable), or any other party associated with the development or administration of this Promotion, and the immediate family (i.e., parents, children, siblings, spouse), and persons residing in the same household, as such individuals. This Promotion is void outside the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, and where prohibited.

HENAAC Scholars Program

  • Deadline: April 30th, 2014 at 11:59 PM
  • Website: http://www.greatmindsinstem.org/college/henaac-scholarship-application-guidelines
  • Scholarship Amount: Up to $10,000
  • Description: The HENAAC Scholars Program offers three types of scholarships: Corporate/Government Sponsored Scholarships, Special Recognition Scholarships, and In Memoriam and Personal Tribute Scholarships. Applicants must demonstrate leadership through academic achievements and campus/community activities, must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program for the Fall 2014 semester pursuing a science, technology, engineering or math related major, have an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher and be of Hispanic origin, and/or must significantly participate in and promote organizations and activities in the Hispanic community. Recipients must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program for the preceding fall semester, at an accredited 2-yr or 4-yr college/university in the U.S. or its territories. Recipients must attend the upcoming HENAAC Conference to receive the scholarship (October 2-4, 2014). A 700-word essay, one peer letter of recommendation from a friend, classmate, lab partner, roommate, teammate, or fellow member of a campus or community organization, and one faculty letter of recommendation from a faculty, teacher, mentor, advisor, counselor, principal, dean, or MEP Director, and a self-photo for publication purposes, are required.

All About Education Scholarship 2014

  • Deadline: April 30th, 2014 at 11:59 PM
  • Website: http://www.scholarshipexperts.com/our-scholarships/all-about-education-scholarship
  • Scholarship Amount: $3,000
  • Description: ScholarshipExperts.com is offering this scholarship to any applicant who is thirteen (13) years of age or older, and is currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2020) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher learning (college, university or trade school) within the United States. Applicants must be legal residents of one of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia. To enter, submit an online short written response (250 words or less) for the question: “How will a $3,000 scholarship for education make a difference in your life?” Current employees, officers, directors and agents of sponsors and its related companies and members of their immediate families and persons residing at the same address are not eligible to win.

CPAexcel Student Scholarship Drawing

  • Deadline: April 30th, 2014
  • Website: http://www.efficientlearning.com/wileycpaexcel/cpa-exam-programs/scholarship
  • Scholarship Amount: $2,500
  • Description: The CPAexcel Accounting Scholarship Program is a nationally recognized program dedicated to supporting accounting education and developing leaders for the next generation of Certified Public Accountants (CPAs). The scholarship program provides financial assistance to students who are currently enrolled full or part-time in college, taking at least one accounting course. CPAexcel will require winners to provide proof of student status to claim their scholarship.

Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowships

  • Deadline: April 30th, 2014
  • Website: http://www.poetryfoundation.org/foundation/prizes_fellowship
  • Scholarship Amount: $25,800
  • Description: Scholarships will be awarded to young poets through a national competition sponsored by the Poetry Foundation, publisher of Poetry magazine. Established in 1989 by the Indianapolis philanthropist Ruth Lilly, the fellowships are intended to encourage the further study and writing of poetry. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, must be at least 21 years of age and no older than 31 years of age as of April 30, 2014,  Submissions will be accepted from March 1- April 30 of this year, via the online submissions system. You must assemble your application materials as a single Word document. You may include multiple poems on one page, but total pages of poems must not exceed ten.

APA Judith McManus Price Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 30th, 2014
  • Website: http://www.planning.org/scholarships/apa/
  • Scholarship Amount: Up to $4,000
  • Description: The scholarship provides funds for women and minority (African American, Hispanic American, or Native American) students, enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate planning program accredited by the PAB (Planning Accreditation Board). Eligible students are U. S. citizens, who intend to pursue careers as practicing planners in the public sector (which includes local, state, and federal government and not-for-profit careers), and are able to demonstrate a genuine financial need. Two letters of recommendation, a two-to-five page personal and background statement and a resume of work experience are required. The statement written by the student should describe how their education will be applied to career goals and why they chose planning as a career path. Faxed or electronic documents will not be accepted. Awards will be made to those demonstrating the highest levels of commitment to the planning profession as communicated in the personal statement and involvement in other planning-related activities, academic achievement, strong letters of recommendation, and financial need.

Win a Senior Care Innovation Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 30th, 2014
  • Website: http://www.aplaceformom.com/scholarship
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: The annual scholarship award is for five (5) students enrolled in an associate's degree, bachelor's degree or graduate level program in the fields of gerontology, long term care administration, social work, medicine, nursing, or sociology at an accredited 2-year college or 4-year university. Employees of A Place for Mom and members of their immediate family (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and persons living in the same household, whether or not related, of such employees, are not eligible to apply. Applicants must complete a letter of introduction and a 500-word minimum essay on selected topic and sign the Scholarship Award Agreement. Scholarship will be awarded to five students who write the most compelling essay as judged by an outside panel of senior living professionals.

CWA Joe Beirne Foundation Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: April 30th, 2014
  • Website: http://cwa-union.org/pages/beirne
  • Scholarship Amount: $3,000
  • Description: Communications Workers of America (CWA) offers scholarships to students selected in a lottery drawing. Eligible for the awards are CWA members and their spouses, children and grandchildren, including those of laid-off, retired or deceased members. Applicants must be high school graduates or at least high school students who will graduate during the year in which they apply. Undergraduate and graduate students returning to school may also apply. Prior winners may not reapply. An original essay in Word format only must be submitted with the online application. Applications are accepted during the months of November through April.

AMVETS Scholarships

  • Deadline: April 30th, 2014
  • Website: http://www.amvets.org/programs/scholarships
  • Scholarship Amount: Varies
  • Description:
  • AMVETS National Service Foundation annually awards scholarships to veterans, their sons, daughters or grandchildren. A son, daughter or grandchild of a deceased veteran is also eligible. The scholarship is awarded on the basis of academic excellence and financial need to deserving high school seniors, high school JROTC students and veterans pursuing a higher education. Applicants to all the scholarships must be United States Citizens, must have a high school diploma or GED, must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment to an eligible program, demonstrate financial need and should write an essay (50-100 words) addressing the theme of “What a Higher Education Means to Me” and a resume detailing military duty and awards, volunteer activities, community services, and jobs held during the past four years. Applications are accepted January through April.
  1. AMVETS National Scholarship Program for Veterans: The AMVETS National Service Foundation offers this scholarship to veterans who have exhausted government aid, or who might not otherwise have the financial means to further their education. Applicants should be U.S. Veterans, Active Duty, or Guard/Reserves. The scholarship is for full-time study in the pursuit of undergraduate studies, graduate studies or a certification/degree from an accredited technical/trade school. Awards: Thirteen (13) scholarships of $4,000 will be awarded each year ($1,000 each year for a maximum of four years contingent upon maintaining the school’s prescribed academic standards and showing evidence of enrollment), and one $1,000 scholarship.
  2. AMVETS National Scholarship Program For Children and Grandchildren of Veterans: This four-year scholarship must be used for full-time study at either an undergraduate college or university or an accredited technical/trade school leading to a certification or degree. Applicants must be graduating high school seniors entering at the college freshmen level in the upcoming fall semester, have at least a 3.0 GPA, be U.S. citizens and the child or grandchild of United States veterans, or active duty service members, and must demonstrate academic promise and financial need. A total of six scholarships of this level will be awarded nationally, one for each of the six National Districts of AMVETS. Award: $4,000 each ( $1,000 awarded each year for a maximum of four years contingent upon maintaining a 2.0 grade point average or equivalent and showing evidence of enrollment).
  3. AMVETS National Scholarship Program (JROTC): AMVETS offers this one-year scholarship for active JROTC cadets currently high school seniors. It must be used for full-time study at either an undergraduate college or university or an accredited technical/trade school leading to a certification or degree within one year of the award date. Applicants must be the child or grandchild of United States veterans, be United States citizens, have a minimum high school grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 (or documented evidence of extenuating circumstances that caused a lower GPA), and demonstrate academic promise and financial need. Award: One $1,000 scholarship for a JROTC high school senior entering any undergraduate program.

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarships

  • Deadline: April 30th, 2014 at 4:00 PM
  • Website: http://www.ptk.org/scholarships
  • Scholarship Amount: Varies
  • Description: To be eligible a student must be currently enrolled (part-time or full-time) in a community college at the time of application, and have completed 12-36 semester hours (12-54 quarter hours) of college-level coursework by January 31, 2014. Students with fewer than 12 credits or more than 36 total credits are not eligible. The student must hold temporary or permanent residency in the country of the community college the student is attending or possess a visa considered appropriate by the college. Students must not hold an associate or bachelor’s degree from any community college or four-year college. Phi Theta Kappa administers scholarships using a common application. Applicants may apply for one scholarship on the common application or multiple scholarships at the same time.
  1. Frank Lanza Memorial Scholarship: The scholarship recognize the outstanding academic and leadership accomplishments  of students who are enrolled in regionally accredited community college programs in registered nursing, respiratory care or emergency medical services. Candidates must have completed by June 2014 at least 50 percent of course work in an associate degree registered nursing, respiratory care or emergency medical services program at a regionally accredited community college. Applicants must post a minimum of a 3.00 cumulative grade point average. Applicants need not be members of Phi Theta Kappa to apply. Students with previous associate, bachelor's or master's degrees are eligible to apply. Awards: Phi Theta Kappa annually awards up to 20 scholarships of $2,500 each, totaling $50,000 in scholarships each year.
  2. Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholarship: The scholarship provide new Phi Theta Kappa members with financial resources to help defray educational expenses while enrolled in a two-year college in order to develop leadership potential through participation in Society programs. To be eligible a student must be in an associate degree program at a community college for the Fall 2014 semester and the Spring 2015 semester (minimum of six semester credit hours each semester) and must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 at the time of application on all college-level coursework. The student must hold temporary or permanent residency in the country of the community college. Award: The program awards up to 180 scholarships of $1,000 each (two equal payments of $500 per semester).
  3. GEICO Pathway to Completion Associate Scholarship: To be eligible a student must be a Phi Theta Kappa member, have a minimum 3.50 GPA on all course work, must be a business major, must be eligible and apply for a Coca Cola Leaders of Promise Scholarship and score in the top two, and must be enrolled in a two-year associate program for the following fall term. Students who apply for Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholarships and are declared business majors may apply also for a GEICO Business Student Scholarship. Awards: up to two scholarships, $1,000 each (a total of $2,000 in scholarships annually).
  4. Richard L. Resurreccion Public Safety Scholarship: To be eligible, a student must be a member of Phi Theta Kappa, have a minimum 3.5 GPA on all coursework, completed  by June of 2014, at least 50 percent of coursework in an associate degree public safety program (e.g. Criminal Justice, Fire Science, Fire Technology, Emergency Medical Services, Public Safety Administration, Emergency Management, Homeland Security) at a regionally accredited two-year  college. Students with previous associate, bachelor’s or master’s degrees are eligible.

Job’s Daughters International Scholarships

  • Deadline: April 30th, 2014
  • Website: http://www.jobsdaughtersinternational.org/Scholarships/Scholarships.htm
  • Scholarship Amount: Varies
  • Description: Scholarships are available to aid Job’s Daughters of outstanding ability who have a sincere desire to further their education.  High school seniors or graduates, junior college, technical or vocational students or college students and those in early graduation programs who are Job’s Daughters in good standing in their Bethels may apply for these scholarships. All applicants shall be considered for all available scholarships. Members of Job’s Daughters and Majority Members pursuant to the law, to qualify for the scholarships shall make application on the regular application forms to the Chairman of the Educational Scholarships Committee. All applicants shall be considered for all available scholarships.
  1. Supreme Guardian Council Scholarship: The purpose of the scholarship is to aid Job’s Daughters students of outstanding ability who have a sincerity of purpose. High school seniors, or graduates, junior college, technical school, or college students and students who are in early graduation programs who are Job’s Daughters in good standing in their Bethel, or was at the time of Majority, may apply for the scholarships. Applicants will be judged based on scholastic standing, Job’s Daughters activities, financial need, Executive Bethel Guardian Council Recommendations, and school (faculty) recommendations and achievements outside of Job's Daughters. Award: $750.00 each
  2. The T&T HIKE Scholarship: Scholarship is awarded to a Majority member of Job’s Daughter using the same qualifications of the Supreme Guardian Council scholarship but with the additional requirements: A Majority Member entering her junior year of College or higher in Audiology, Speech Pathology or Deaf Education. Award: 1,000.00.
  3. Grotto Scholarship: This scholarship, awarded to a Job’s Daughters, also uses the same qualifications as the Supreme Guardian Council Scholarship with the additional requirement that the applicant must be pursuing an education in dentistry, preferably with some training in the handicapped field. Award: $1,500.00.
  4. Susie Holmes Memorial Scholarship: Scholarship is awarded to members of Job's Daughters, who are high school graduates with a minimum 2.5 unweighted GPA, have dedicated, continuous and joyful service to Job’s Daughters, and have regular attendance at Supreme and/or Grand Sessions and participation in competitions at Supreme and/or Grand Sessions. The applicant should be a Daughter who promotes friendship and impartiality in her Bethel and exhibits good character and integrity. Award: $1,000.00.

2014 Grasshopper Entrepreneur Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 30th, 2014
  • Website: http://grasshopper.com/entrepreneur-scholarship/ 
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,500
  • Description: The scholarship will be awarded in check form, made payable directly to the university that the winner is, or will be, attending for a school term in 2014. Any student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program in Spring, Summer, or Fall 2014 semester is eligible for this scholarship. Student must be enrolled at an accredited American college, university or trade school.

Emergency University Spring 2014 Scholarship Opportunity

  • Deadline: April 30th, 2014
  • Website:  http://www.emergencyuniversity.com/news/scholarship.aspx
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: All applicants must be a graduating senior in high school, or a freshman, sophomore, or junior in college. We reserve the right to verify the date of high school graduation or college enrollment. Applicants must not have any relationship to Emergency University or Emergency University employees. Only one entry per student permitted. Only the latest entry will be considered. Entries containing plagiarized or off-topic content will result in disqualification. All entries become property of Emergency University and can be used for any purpose. Also, complete this brief 5 question survey.
    Applicants have to create a Medical Emergency Response Plan. Create an Emergency Response Plan (ERP) for ONE of the following scenarios that you might encounter in your college career:
    Medical emergency at the gym, medical emergency at a party, medical emergency in the dorm, medical emergency on the sports field/court, medical emergency studying abroad, medical emergency on Spring Break or medical emergency in the classroom.
    How would you react in this scenario? Who should you contact for help? What training would you need in order to safety protect others involved? Highlight how you would communicate the Emergency Response Plan to those that would be involved. In what ways could you get people involved or "bought in" to the plan that you have created?
  • Application must be emailed to: scholarship@emergencyuniversity.com and include the following information in the body of your email: First Name, Last Name, Current School, Academic Standing as of Spring '14 (Freshman, Sophomore, etc.), and major (if applicable). Format: Send only Microsoft Word document entries, with the file name "FirstName_LastName_MMDDYY". Only entries submitted in this format will be considered. All steps must be accurately completed for consideration.

I Heart My Hometown Scholarship Award

  • Deadline: April 30th, 2014
  • Website:  http://www.remax-nj.com/scholarship.aspx
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: To apply you have to complete all form fields here: I Heart My Hometown Application. All fields must be fully and honestly completed for consideration. Your entries will be judged by our management staff on the following criteria: Ingenuity, clarity of message, grammar and spelling. To be eligible you must be a graduating senior in high school or currently enrolled in an undergraduate program with an expected graduation no earlier than December 2014. We reserve the right to verify the date of high school graduation or college enrollment. Once submitted, your entry will become property of RE/MAX of New Jersey and can be used by RE/MAX of New Jersey for any purpose. Only one entry per student permitted. Only the latest entry will be considered. Entries containing plagiarized material or off-topic content will result in disqualification.

I Heart My Hometown Scholarship Award

  • Deadline: April 30th, 2014
  • Website: http://www.westwayelectricsupply.com/scholarship 
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: To apply you have to write a 500-1,000 word persuasive letter to your school’s administration encouraging them to adopt energy efficient lighting fixtures in their sports arenas or stadiums (similar to what the Montreal Canadiens and Seattle Mariners did).
    Your letters will be judged by our management staff on the following criteria: Persuasiveness, creativity, clarity of message, grammar and spelling.
    To be eligible you must be a graduating senior in high school or currently enrolled in an undergraduate program with an expected graduation no earlier than December 2014.We reserve the right to verify the date of high school graduation or college enrollment. Once submitted, your letter will become property of Westway Electric Supply and can be used by Westway Electric Supply for any purpose. Only one entry per student permitted. Only the latest entry will be considered. Entries containing plagiarized material or off-topic content will result in disqualification.
  • Application must be emailed to: scholarship@westwayelectricsupply.com and include the following information in the body of your email: First Name, Last Name, Current School, Academic Standing as of Spring ‘14 (Freshman, Sophomore, etc.), and major (if applicable). Send only Microsoft Word document entries, with the file name “FirstName_LastName_MMDDYY”. Only entries submitted in this format will be considered.

2013 DirectTVBeatsCable Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 30th, 2014
  • Website:  http://www.directtvbeatscable.com/technology-scholarship.html#details-tier
  • Scholarship Amount: $2,500
  • Description: All applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent legal residents of the United States. Academic Requirements: All applicants must be either: (1) a high school or home school senior graduating or earning a GED between August 1, 2013, and June 1, 2014, who will enroll as a freshman at a two-year or four-year college or university in fall 2014, or (2) a student enrolled during the 2013-14 academic year on a full-time basis and in good academic standing at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university or in an accredited graduate school program. 
    Description of Funds: One applicant (the “recipient”) will receive a one-time $2,500 scholarship to be applied to qualified college or graduate school expenses (including tuition, fees, books, and on-campus room and board) for the 2014-2015 academic year. Funds are provided by Install Direct TV, LLC (the “Company”), which owns and operates directtvbeatscable.com, and will be made payable directly via mail to the accredited or university last designated by the recipient after July 1, 2014.

The Illuminating Ideas Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 30th, 2014
  • Website: http://www.westwayelectricsupply.com/scholarship
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: All applicants must be a graduating senior in high school or currently enrolled in an undergraduate program with an expected graduation no earlier than December 2014. We reserve the right to verify the date of high school graduation or college enrollment. Once submitted, your letter will become property of Westway Electric Supply and can be used by Westway Electric Supply for any purpose. Only one entry per student permitted. Only the latest entry will be considered. Entries containing plagiarized material or off-topic content will result in disqualification.

Dr. Alma S. Adams Scholarships

  • Deadline: April 30th, 2014
  • Website: http://www.legacyforhealth.org/get-involved/awards-scholarships/dr.-alma-s.-adams-scholarships
  • Scholarship Amount: $5,000
  • Description: 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. The awards will be granted on a competitive basis for the following: a) a record of commitment to community service on behalf of an underserved community, preferably related to tobacco prevention and/or control and b) the best use of the visual arts, media, creative writing or other creative endeavor to convey culturally appropriate health messages aimed at raising awareness of tobacco’s harmful impact.

PeopleSmart Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 30th, 2014
  • Website: http://www.peoplesmart.com/PeopleSmartScholarshipContest#regulations
  • Scholarship Amount: $2,500
  • Description: To be eligible students need to be currently be enrolled in a public or private high school (9-12th grade). All participants must be U.S. citizens or a permanent resident of the United States. Current Inflection LLC employees or the immediate family of current Inflection LLC employees are not eligible for entry. Students participating in the PeopleSmart Creativity Award can produce original videos, photos, infographic, (or other forms of dynamic media) as a way to answer one of the essay questions. PeopleSmart judges will choose 3 finalists to compete for this award. The winner will be determined using social media polling tools. The contestant with the most overall fan engagement will receive $500.

The CWA Joe Beirne Foundation Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: April 30th, 2014
  • Website: http://cwa-union.org/pages/beirne
  • Scholarship Amount: Up to $3,000
  • Description: Communications Workers of America (CWA) offers scholarships to students selected in a lottery drawing. Eligible for the awards are CWA members and their spouses, children and grandchildren, including those of laid-off, retired or deceased members. Applicants must be high school graduates or at least high school students who will graduate during the year in which they apply. Undergraduate and graduate students returning to school may also apply. Prior winners may not reapply. An original essay in Word format only must be submitted with the online application. Applications are accepted during the months of November through April. Part time students, less than 12 credits, will receive half of the scholarships monies.

MAY 2014

IAPMO Essay Scholarship Contest

  • Deadline: May 1st, 2014 at 11:59 PM
  • Website: http://www.iapmo.org/Pages/EssayContest.aspx
  • Scholarship Amount: Up to $1,000
  • Description: Applicant must be a current high school senior; or enrolled or accepted as a full-time (12 credit hours) student in an accredited technical school, community college, trade school, four-year accredited college or university, or an apprentice program. Essay Topic: How is the planet’s energy future tied to the innovation and skill of the plumbing and mechanical industry? Essays should be no fewer than 800 words and no more than 1,600 words, must be typewritten double-spaced, only one essay per student and should be an original essay. All citations should be noted in the footnote or in a References page.

Alice S. Marriott Scholarship Fund

  • Deadline: May 1st, 2014 at 11:59 PM
  • Website: http://www.akaeaf.org/alice_s_marriott.htm
  • Scholarship Amount: Varies
  • Description: Marriott International has partnered with Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundation, Inc. to grant scholarships for 2012 to 2015. The scholarships are offered to students from traditionally underrepresented groups who are interested in careers in hospitality. Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and major in Hospitality Management or Hotel/Motel Management Curriculum at a degree granting institution. Three letters of recommendation and an essay is required explaining the applicant’s understanding of what the hospitality industry entails, what specific careers interest them in the hospitality industry, and what their career goal is upon graduation.

Nordstrom Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 1st, 2014 at 3:00 PM
  • Website: http://shop.nordstrom.com/c/nordstrom-cares-scholarship
  • Scholarship Amount: $10,000
  • Description: The Nordstrom Scholarship recognizes students across the country for their exceptional scholastic achievement and community involvement, offering scholarships to outstanding high school students to help them achieve their dreams of going to college. Applicants should live and attend school in a state with a Nordstrom or Nordstrom Rack store, must be a junior in high school, have at least a 2.7 GPA, volunteer or participate in community service or extracurricular activities, plan on attending an accredited college or university during all four years over which the scholarship is distributed, and plan on applying for financial assistance in order to attend college.

Father Leonard Bachmann Graduate Scholarships

  • Deadline: May 1st, 2014
  • Website: http://www.catholicdaughters.com/resources
  • Scholarship Amount: $3,000
  • Description: Catholic Daughters of the Americas (CDA) offers two graduate scholarships to persons who have completed undergraduate studies and who desire assistance for tuition in order to continue studies on the graduate level. The recipients must be enrolled in a graduate program at a college or university. Applicants must be citizens of the United States, be of the Catholic faith, and be a member of the CDA or a relative of a current member of the CDA. A letter of academic reference from one college or university professor or teacher is required.

MG James Ursano Scholarship Fund

  • Deadline: May 1st, 2014 at 3:00 PM
  • Website: http://www.aerhq.org/dnn563/EducationalAssistance/DependentChildren.aspx
  • Scholarship Amount: $3,000
  • Description: The MG James Ursano Scholarship Program is a need based scholarship program established to assist children of Army Soldiers in obtaining a 4-year undergraduate degree. Student must be enrolled full time as an undergraduate student for the entire academic year at a school accredited by the U.S. Department of Education, and must be pursuing their first undergraduate degree. Student must be a dependent of a Soldier on federal active duty, a retired Soldier, or a deceased active or deceased retired Soldier. The scholarship is based on financial need, academics, and leadership/achievement. Student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0. To be a dependent, the student must be under the age of 23 and remain unmarried for the entire academic year.  Applicants must reapply each year and may receive assistance for up to four academic years as long as they meet the scholarship eligibility criteria. The MG James Ursano Scholarship Program will not be awarded to any student for more than four academic years, for second undergraduate degrees, or for graduate degree programs. Application, transcripts and SAR must be submitted online by the deadline.

Griswold Home Care 2014 Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 1st, 2014
  • Website: http://www.griswoldhomecare.com/scholarship/  
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: Griswold Home Care is a mission-driven home care services company headquartered just outside of Philadelphia that celebrates, educates, and advocates the choice to remain independent at home. Griswold Home Care was founded by Jean Griswold, wife of a Presbyterian Minister, in 1982 after being diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis and seeing the need for quality care in her community. Jean’s mission of affordable care for all continues to spread today. In honor of Jean’s vision, Griswold Home Care offers a $1,000 annual scholarship to a qualified student pursing a bachelor’s or associate’s degree at an accredited college or university. Students who would like to apply need to complete a form to submit application for consideration. To be eligible for this award, you must be enrolled in a higher education program.

Wal-Mart Achievers Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 1st, 2014
  • Website: http://www.college-financial-aid-advice.com/walmart-scholarship.html#hsf
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: The scholarship is in partnership with the Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities (HACU). This scholarship is open to full-time undergraduate Hispanic students majoring in Business Administration, General Management, Retail Management, Food Merchandising, or related majors in a 2 or 4 year HACU Member College or university on the mainland U.S. Applicant must be a citizen or permanent resident of U.S., have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, demonstrate financial need and be eligible for Federal Financial Aid, attend a HACU-member college or university on the mainland U.S., and must have an interest in pursuing a career in retail industry, and be working while attending school.

The CPAP Shop Essay College Scholarship for 2013/2014

  • Deadline: May 1st, 2014
  • Website: http://www.thecpapshop.com/resources/college/college-scholarship-for-students
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: We would like to invite prospective college student pursuing a medical college degree related to sleep or a related program to participate in an essay contest for scholarship to the school of their choice. Applicants must prove enrollment in a college or affiliated program. The essay must be between 500 and 1000 words long and must fully answer one of the questions below.
    What to Write for Essay College Scholarship for 2013/2014
    You may answer one or a combination of the questions listed below:
    1. Have you or someone close to you suffered from sleep apnea? How has it affected your or their life? How was it overcome? Implications for the future?
    2. How does sleep deprivation affect your health and daily life? What do you do to ensure that you are fully rested each night?
    3. If you have sleep apnea, how has CPAP therapy helped you? Did it inspire you to pursue a degree in a sleep related field? If so, how do you plan to achieve your educational and career goals?
    4. How will your study of ________ contribute to your immediate and long-term career goals?
    5. Explain the importance of CPAP therapy in today’s society. How do you think the industry will change in the future? Where do you see the greatest opportunity for change?
  • Application should be emailed to: scholarship@thecpapshop.com

$500 Legal Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 1st, 2014
  • Website:  http://www.carpeylaw.com/legal-scholarship/
  • Scholarship Amount: $500
  • Description: This scholarship will be awarded to the student who submits the best essay. Essay must be between 500 and 1,000 words long and must fully answer on of the questions below.
    1. The precautions pedestrians need to take when crossing the street, or in certain areas of a busy city street. Discuss options when there are no crosswalks, or even if you are a pedestrians and cars won’t stop to allow you to go.
    2. Why is it that most medical malpractice cases cannot be pursued?
    3. The statistics on texting and using your phone while driving and ideas to break those habits.
  • Application should be emailed to: scholarship@carpeylaw.com  

AWeber Email Marketing Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 1st, 2014
  • Website:  http://www.aweber.com/email-marketing-scholarship.htm 
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: Each year, AWeber offers a $1000 scholarship to one talented thinker and writer. See last year's winner. To apply for the 2014 AWeber Email Marketing Scholarship, complete the following two steps:
    1. Take the nine-question survey which will ask you about how you use different communication technologies.
    2. Respond to the following essay prompt in 500 or fewer words: In recent decades, communication has changed rapidly and impacted society in dramatic ways. Think of how it has evolved over recent generations, and answer the following questions: How have communication tools and habits changed from your parents' generation, compared to yours? Has this been a positive, negative or neutral change, and why? How do you think communication tools and habits will change for your children? Will this be a positive, negative or neutral change, and why?
    Please note that both steps are required - students must complete the survey and submit an essay to be eligible for the scholarship. The scholarship is open to students in the United States who are currently enrolled as full-time college freshmen, sophomores and juniors, as well as high school seniors. Only one entry is permitted per student.
  • Application should be emailed to: scholarship@aweber.com

Myofascial Trigger Point Reasearch Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 1st, 2014
  • Website: http://lifeafterpain.com/info/myofascial-trigger-point-reasearch-scholarship/
  • Scholarship Amount: $500
  • Description: The purpose of the scholarship is to advance the understanding and treatment of Myofascial Trigger Points. Topics can include, but not limited to: researching trigger points, treatment techniques and their effectiveness, and comparative research into Myofascial Trigger Points as a chronic pain relief technique. Life After Pain recognizes the importance of making trigger point research accessible and making it more well known as a treatment method. Up to three (3) awards may be granted per academic year. Check will be made out to the college/university and/or academic department for release of funds. No scholarship funds will be released directly to students.

The Future of Technology Scholarship by Vandelay Web

  • Deadline: May 1st, 2014
  • Website:  http://vandelayweb.com/vandelay-web-scholarship
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: To be eligible applicants have to be At least 16 years of age at the time of entry. Currently enrolled as a senior in high school or as a student in a college, university, technical or trade school located in the United States or Canada. Must be a United States or Canadian citizen or hold a current student visa. Students agree that on submission essays will become property of Vandelay Web. Essays with the entrants name, image and biographical description will be used on vandelayweb.com as well as in any promotional efforts concerning the Vandelay Web scholarship program. Email addresses will only be used to contact students with updates regarding their status in the Future of Technology Scholarship.

Pearl Software College Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 1st, 2014
  • Website:  http://www.pearlsw.com/college-scholarship.html
  • Scholarship Amount: $500
  • Description: If you are a prospective or current student in a college or university that is pursuing a technology degree or related program, you can participate in the Pearl Software essay contest to win a scholarship that will be paid directly to a school of your choice.
    Select one of the options below for your essay submission:
    1. Personal use of the internet, social media and texting in the workplace - is it a right, a benefit or a mistake?
    2. The proverb, "The road to Hell is paved with good intentions" is said to date back to the 12th century. Describe how 21st century technologies may suffer the same_____.
    Scholarship Entry Details: Essay must be between 500 and 1000 words and must answer one of the questions noted above. Entrant must prove enrollment in a college or affiliated program. $500 payment will be made on student's behalf directly to the college or university the entrant is attending. Essays will be reviewed and winner selected by the staff of Pearl Software. This is a one-time scholarship opportunity
  • Application should be emailed to: scantrell@pearlsoftware.com

Technology & Computer Science Scholarship Award

  • Deadline: May 1st, 2014
  • Website: http://www.collegeclasses.com/scholarships/technology-scholarship-award/
  • Scholarship Amount: $500
  • Description: A $500 scholarship will be awarded to a student pursuing a degree in technology or computer science (Associate, Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Doctoral). Areas of study may include: Computer Programming, Computer Science, Database Administration, Information Systems, Information Technology, Network Administration, Network Security, Software Engineering, and Web Development. To be eligible applicants must be a legal resident of the United States. Must be 16 years of age or older at the time of application. Must be enrolled or applying for enrollment in a technology or computer science degree program. Must consent to allow CollegeClasses.com to display your name, photograph and educational aspirations if selected as the winner.

Law & Justice Scholarship Award

  • Deadline: May 1st, 2014
  • Website: http://www.collegeclasses.com/scholarships/law-scholarship-award/
  • Scholarship Amount: $500
  • Description: A $500 scholarship will be awarded to a student pursuing a degree in law and justice (Associate, Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Doctoral). Areas of study may include: Criminal Justice, Cyber Security, Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Legal Studies, and Paralegal Studies. To be eligible applicants must be a legal resident of the United States. Must be 16 years of age or older at the time of application. Must be enrolled or applying for enrollment in a technology or computer science degree program. Must consent to allow CollegeClasses.com to display your name, photograph and educational aspirations if selected as the winner.

Healthcare & Nursing Scholarship Award

  • Deadline: May 1st, 2014
  • Website: http://www.collegeclasses.com/scholarships/healthcare-scholarship-award/
  • Scholarship Amount: $500
  • Description: A $500 scholarship will be awarded to a student pursuing a degree in healthcare or nursing (Associate, Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Doctoral). Areas of study may include: Dental Assisting, Healthcare Administration, Healthcare Informatics, Massage Therapy, Medical Assisting, Medical Billing & Coding, Nursing, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine, and Veterinary Technician. To be eligible applicants must be a legal resident of the United States. Must be 16 years of age or older at the time of application. Must be enrolled or applying for enrollment in a technology or computer science degree program. Must consent to allow CollegeClasses.com to display your name, photograph and educational aspirations if selected as the winner.

Business Scholarship Award

  • Deadline: May 1st, 2014
  • Website: http://www.collegeclasses.com/scholarships/business-scholarship-award/  
  • Scholarship Amount: $500
  • Description: A $500 scholarship will be awarded to a student pursuing a degree in business (Associate, Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Doctoral). Areas of study may include: Accounting, Administration, Ecommerce, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Human Resource Management, International Business, Management, Marketing, Non-Profit Management, Organizational Leadership, Project Management, Real Estate, Retail Management, Sports Management, and Supply Chain Management. To be eligible applicants must be a legal resident of the United States. Must be 16 years of age or older at the time of application. Must be enrolled or applying for enrollment in a technology or computer science degree program. Must consent to allow CollegeClasses.com to display your name, photograph and educational aspirations if selected as the winner.

“Breaking Down the Barrier” Scholarship Award

  • Deadline: May 1st, 2014
  • Website: http://www.collegeclasses.com/scholarships/breaking-down-the-barrier-scholarship-award/
  • Scholarship Amount: $500
  • Description: A $500 scholarship will be awarded to a student pursuing a degree in any field (Associate, Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Doctoral). Areas of study may include: Art & Design, Business, Culinary Arts, Education & Teaching, Engineering, Healthcare & Nursing, Human Services, Humanities & Sciences, Law & Justice, Psychology, Technology & IT, and Vocational & Trade. To be eligible applicants must be a legal resident of the United States. Must be 16 years of age or older at the time of application. Must be enrolled or applying for enrollment in a technology or computer science degree program. Must consent to allow CollegeClasses.com to display your name, photograph and educational aspirations if selected as the winner.

MG James Ursano Scholarship Fund

  • Deadline: May 1st, 2014 at 3:00 PM
  • Website: http://www.aerhq.org/dnn563/EducationalAssistance/DependentChildren.aspx
  • Scholarship Amount: Varies
  • Description: The MG James Ursano Scholarship Program is a need based scholarship program established to assist children of Army Soldiers in obtaining a 4-year undergraduate degree. Student must be enrolled full time as an undergraduate student for the entire academic year at a school accredited by the U.S. Department of Education, and must be pursuing their first undergraduate degree. Student must be a dependent of a Soldier on federal active duty, a retired Soldier, or a deceased active or deceased retired Soldier. The scholarship is based on financial need, academics, and leadership/achievement. Student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0. To be a dependent, the student must be under the age of 23 and remain unmarried for the entire academic year.  Applicants must reapply each year and may receive assistance for up to four academic years as long as they meet the scholarship eligibility criteria. The MG James Ursano Scholarship Program will not be awarded to any student for more than four academic years, for second undergraduate degrees, or for graduate degree programs. Application, transcripts and SAR must be submitted online by the deadline.

NSHC Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: May 15th, 2014 at 7:30 PM
  • Website: http://www.nhsc.hrsa.gov/scholarships/index.html
  • Scholarship Amount: Varies
  • Description: The scholarship pays tuition, fees, other educational costs, and provides a living stipend in return for a commitment to work at least 2 years at an approved outpatient facility in a medically underserved community. The scholarship can be awarded for as many as 4 years. With each year (or partial year) of support beyond the first year, the student agrees to provide one additional year of service, with a maximum of four years. Service begins upon graduation (and completion of primary care residency training for doctors and dentists). The NHSC helps scholars find a practice site that's right for them among the hundreds of NHSC-approved sites in medically underserved urban, rural and frontier communities across the U.S. When in service, scholars earn a market-rate salary, paid by the employing facility. For eligibility you must be U.S. citizen or U.S. national, Full-time student at an accredited school and Pursuing a degree in an NHSC-eligible discipline.

NURSE Corps Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: May 17th, 2014
  • Website: http://www.hrsa.gov/loanscholarships/scholarships/Nursing/index.html 
  • Scholarship Amount: Varies
  • Description: The NURSE Corps Scholarship Program is a selective program of the U.S. Government that helps alleviate the critical shortage of nurses currently experienced by certain types of health care facilities located in Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs). Upon graduation, NURSE Corps Scholarship recipients work at these facilities for at least 2 years, earning the same competitive salary and benefits as any new hire. To be eligible for this scholarship applicant must be U.S. citizens (born or naturalized), nationals or lawful permanent residents, be enrolled or accepted for enrollment in a professional nursing degree program (baccalaureate, graduate, associate degree, or diploma) at accredited school of nursing located in the U.S. Have begun classes no later than September 30. Free from any Federal judgment liens. Free from existing service commitments. Not delinquent on a Federal debt.
    Preference is given to qualified applicants with the greatest financial need who are enrolled or accepted for enrollment in an accredited undergraduate nursing program or Master’s nurse practitioner program as full-time students

HACU Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 20th, 2014
  • Website: http://www.hacu.net/hacu/Scholarships.asp
  • Scholarship Amount: $2,200
  • Description: To be eligible to apply, the applicant’s institution must be a member of HACU (MDC is a HACU's HSI member), the applicant must attend a HACU-member college or university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico at the time applications are completed and scholarship awards are made, demonstrate financial need, and meet other specific criteria for the scholarships to which they are applying. An essay, answering three questions and answering a survey are required. 
    NASCAR/Wendell Scott Sr. Award: Available to full-time undergraduate or graduate students attending 4-year HACU-member institutions with a declared major in Engineering, Business, Public Relations, Mass Media, Sports Marketing, Marketing, Management, or Technology. Students must possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and attend school in Florida, Georgia, or North Carolina. Upon notification of selection, scholarship recipients are required to submit a headshot electronically to HACU for NASCAR press purposes, and encouraged to apply to the NASCAR Diversity Internship Program.

B. Davis Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 26th, 2014
  • Website: http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post-secondary institution. There is no age restriction. Be sure to include your name and the school you are attending this year and next . This is not an academic scholarship but we would like to know where you are going to school now and what your future academic plans are.

GreenPal Business Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 30th, 2014
  • Website: http://yourgreenpal.com/scholarship
  • Scholarship Amount: Up to $2,000
  • Description: Submissions are to be submitted through the online application process.
    1. Applicant must be graduating High School's Senior Class in 2014 or currently enrolled in a college of business with a 3.0 or higher GPA
    2. Applicant must demonstrate high ambition and desire to be an entrepreneur or business owner.
    3. Applicant must have a declared major in the college of Business.
    4. Funds must be used for full-time enrollment at accredited, nonprofit two or four-year colleges, Universities, vocational or technical schools in the United States.

Scholarship Essay Contest for Rural Students: $500 from Blaze Wifi

  • Deadline: May 30th, 2014
  • Website: http://www.blazewifi.com/scholarship
  • Scholarship Amount: $500
  • Description: At this time our scholarship is open only to college-bound HS seniors and students enrolled full-time in an undergraduate or graduate level degree program at a college or university located in the United States. You can apply for the Blaze Wifi Scholarship for Rural Students if you meet the following criteria:
    - You are a United States citizen or a permanent legal resident of the U.S.
    - You are (1) a full-time student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate-level degree program at an accredited college or university or (2) a high school senior planning to attend college in Fall 2014.
    - You have a current grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher.
    - You are NOT an employee of or related to an employee of Blaze Wifi.

Inheritance of Hope Legacy Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 31st, 2014
  • Website: http://inheritanceofhope.org/component/content/article/461.html
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • 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 application has three parts: 1) Record a video (with a digital camera, phone camera, webcam, etc.) of the applicant answering three questions, 2) Send a letter from a doctor verifying that the parent has been diagnosed with a terminal illness, 3) Fill out an online form.

AFB Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: May 31st, 2014
  • Website: http://www.afb.org/Section.asp?Documentid=2962
  • Scholarship Amount: Up to $2,500
  • Description: The American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) scholarship program is available for students who are blind or visually impaired. The application form serves to apply for several scholarships. The essay section of the application is comprised of three sections. Essays will not be accepted separately from the application. There are additional requirements for Gillette, and Anderson. Available AFB scholarships are: The Delta Gamma Foundation Florence Margaret Harvey Memorial Scholarship, The Rudolph Dillman Memorial Scholarship, The Paul and Ellen Ruckes Scholarship, The R.L. Gillette Scholarship, The Gladys C. Anderson Memorial Scholarship, and the Karen D. Carsel Memorial Scholarship. Supporting documents must be collected and sent in one envelope to the AFB Scholarship Committee by the deadline.

SunTrust “Off to College” Scholarship Sweepstakes

  • Deadline: May 31st, 2014
  • Website: https://www.suntrusteducation.com/ScholarshipSweepstakes/index.html
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: SunTrust offers this scholarship sweepstakes where students can win a scholarship for education expenses at an accredited college or private career school. Eligible colleges include 2 and 4 year public and private institutions. The scholarship is available to high school seniors planning to attend college in the fall of 2014 or current college students who will be continuing their undergraduate studies in the fall of 2014. Their permanent address must be in one of the following states: AL, GA, FL, MD, MC, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV or the District of Columbia (DC). Registration for the 2013-14 Off to College Sweepstakes begins on September 16, 2013. Fifteen drawings will be held and one winner will be chosen every two weeks from October 25, 2013 through May 9, 2014. One entry per drawing, but students can register again for each drawing period. Eligibility is not based on GPA or financial need.

Help Desk Software Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 31st, 2014
  • Website:  http://www.issuetrak.com/help-desk-software-scholarship
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: Help desk software is used across a variety of industries to document and track customer support issues within a business.
    The software aims to help businesses ensure that their customer issues are responded to and resolved efficiently.
    Scholarship Essay Topic: The Future of Help Desk Software
    Help desk software is constantly evolving and here at IssueTrak we’d like to get input from the younger generation about the
    potential application of help desk software in the future.
    In 600 words or less, please answer both of the questions below in your essay.
    As a consumer yourself who has experienced the customer support process, what creative and innovative features could you imagine for the help desk or customer support software of the future?
    Social media is increasingly becoming an outlet for customers to voice complaints or issues with a company or product. Companies have taken note and are beginning to incorporate social media into their customer support. In what ways would you suggest help desk software incorporate social media to improve customer support?
    Make sure to be as creative as possible! Think of unusual industries that could use help tracking issues. Even include the technology you use in your everyday life and how it can be incorporated with help desk support software.
  • Application must be emailed to: scholarships@issuetrak.com please submits your essay in PDF format. Make sure to include an email where we can contact you. Please use the following document name template: LastName_FirstName_Date.pdf

$1,000 PicMonkey College Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 31st, 2014
  • Website: http://blog.picmonkey.com/2013/11/01/1000-picmonkey-college-scholarship/ 
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: To enter applicants take our survey at Survey Monkey. Then, answer one of our two questions in 400-500 words. If your essay is an attachment, make the file name your full name-PicMonkey-Scholarship. (Example: George-Washington-PicMonkey-Scholarship). In 400-500 words answer one of the following questions:
    Aww, man! You just HAD to be there! Tell us about a favorite photo and the story behind it. Why is it memorable? What did it capture?
    (Remember: We can’t see that photo, so make it come alive with your words.)
    Share a moment you wish you had a photograph to remember. What would that picture have captured? Take us back through time and frame it for us.
    To be eligible you need to be a resident of the United States or Canada. You must be a graduating high school senior or a freshman in college. We reserve the right to verify date of high school graduation and/or college enrollment. You can’t be related to anyone on the PicMonkey staff.
  • Application must be emailed to: media@picmonkey.com the title of your email should be “PicMonkey Scholarship.”

Nuvation Engineering Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 31st, 2014
  • Website:  http://www.nuvation.com/nuvation-scholarship
  • Scholarship Amount: Up to $1,000
  • Description: The Nuvation Engineering scholarship is open to undergraduate students interested in science or engineering, who are entering or enrolled in an accredited program in the U.S. or Canada. Employees of Nuvation and their immediate families are ineligible. To apply for this scholarship please read the rules in the scholarship application form and choose one of the four topics to write about.
  • Application must be emailed to: scholarships@nuvation.com as a .pdf file. Please name your file with your first and last name. For example, firstname_lastname.pdf.

Big Fish Online Games Scholarship 

  • Deadline: May 31st, 2014
  • Website: http://www.bigfishgames.com/daily/big-fish-online-games-scholarship/
  • Scholarship Amount: $2,500
  • Description: NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS CONTEST. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. This scholarship is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, who are preparing to graduate from high school and/or who are currently enrolled in a college program. Not open to employees or immediate family members (spouses, domestic partners, parents, grandparents, siblings, children and grandchildren) of employees of sponsor, or its affiliates or advertising/promotion agencies.
  • Application must be emailed to: scholarship@bigfishgames.com attached as a Microsoft Word document (for PC users) or as a .doc file on TextEdit (for Mac users). Please name your document file with your first and last name. For example: firstname_lastname.doc. In the email, include: Name, address, phone number, High School Name, City and State, College you’re attending, plan to attend or have applied for admission.

Principles Scholarship Essay Contest

  • Deadline: May 31st, 2014
  • Website:  http://www.freecountry.com/pages/principles-scholarship-essay-contest
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: We're looking for people who have principles and those who not only talk about them but also LIVE them! Do you have a Principle that you live your life by? If so, we'd love to hear about it. It's easy to enter the contest and you could win $1,000 to help out with your college expenses. To enter first check out the Free Country Principles. This will give you a good idea of what we stand for and may help you to frame your essay. Give your Principle a short title as we did with the ours. Then tell us about it in a 400 - 500 word essay. To be eligible you must be a graduating high school senior or a freshman or sophomore in college, you must not be related to any Free Country staff or extended family. We reserve the right to verify date of HS graduation and/or college enrollment
  • Application must be emailed to: marketing@freecountry.com as a Word attachment with PRINCIPLE ESSAY in the subject line of your email. Might be best to include your phone number just in case.

Policy and Procedure Management Software Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 31st, 2014
  • Website:  http://www.freecountry.com/pages/principles-scholarship-essay-contest
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: No matter where you begin your career, your new employer will have written policies and procedures you will be expected to follow. Whether it’s the company dress code policy or a procedure for requesting time off, all of these documents need to be distributed and signed by every employee. Historically, most businesses printed out and hand-delivered policy and procedure manuals or electronic files were emailed or shared from a server.
    Recently companies have started to move toward policy and procedure management software to automate the process of writing, approving and distributing policies. There are several significant benefits to having policy management software, however most businesses haven’t made it a priority to implement a system.
    In 500 words or less, write a hypothetical business case to share with your future employer outlining why you’d recommend purchasing policy management software.
  • Application must be emailed to: scholarships@NAVEXGlobal.com in PDF document.

Inheritance of Hope Legacy Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 31st, 2014 by 11:59 PM
  • Website: http://inheritanceofhope.org/component/content/article/461.html
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: The Inheritance of Hope Legacy Scholarship is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, who are college-bound high school seniors who are living with a parent who has a life-threatening illness as of February 1, 2014, and who demonstrates a compelling personal and financial need, a strong sense of family, and collegiate promise. The February 1, 2014 date does not apply if the entrant or the entrant's immediate family attended an Inheritance of Hope Legacy Retreat. Applicants should complete and submit the online application form, including a video entry of them answering three questions of no more than 5 minutes. Entries must be submitted in English, be the entrant’s original creation and not have previously won an award. A letter from a doctor verifying that the parent has been diagnosed with a terminal illness is required.

Inheritance of Hope Legacy Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 31st, 2014 at 11:59 PM
  • Website: http://inheritanceofhope.org/component/content/article/461.html
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • 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.

Crown & Caliber Entrepreneur’s Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 31st, 2014
  • Website: http://www.crownandcaliber.com/crown-caliber-entrepreneurs-scholarship/
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: We’d like to see your best business proposal plan for an online business startup that would challenge the likes of Google and Facebook. For this plan, please limit your response to two pages and include a paragraph or two for each of the following bullet points: Business concept & mission statement Differentiation: Explain what differentiates your service or product from what already exists Market Analysis: Identify your competitors, where you fit amongst them and where you’re trying to enter Audience: Identify your target market Marketing: Explain how you would market your service/product to audience you identified Budget: Explain how you would apply your budget of $1,000 to each of the areas above.

Italia Rail Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: May 31st, 2014
  • Website: http://www.italiarail.com/scholarship/
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: ItaliaRail is excited to give students a chance to study abroad and experience the magic and majesty of Italy. To this end, we have created the ItaliaRail Scholarship for those who have enrolled in their university's Study Abroad program for Italy. To be eligible applicants must be enrolled in second or third year undergraduate education program at a recognized US university or college, must have been accepted and confirmed participation in Italy study abroad program (having paid deposit to hold place), have at least a 3.25 cumulative GPA and be on financial aid.

JUNE 2014

Creative Design Scholarship

·         Deadline: June 1st, 2014 at 11:59 PM

·         Website: http://www.gosunoco.com/contests-and-sweepstakes/sunoco-rewards-scholarship/creative-design-scholarship/ 

·         Scholarship Amount: $1,000

·         Description: Applicants must complete all of the required steps:

  1. You must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Legal Resident of the U.S.
  2. You must be a graduating high school senior or a full-time college freshmen, sophomore or junior.
  3. You cannot be a Sunoco employee or related to any Sunoco employees.
  4. Only one submission per student is permitted.
  5. We reserve the right to verify the date of high school graduation and/or college enrollment.

Digital Marketing Scholarship

·         Deadline: June 1st, 2014 at 11:59 PM

·         Website: http://www.gosunoco.com/contests-and-sweepstakes/sunoco-rewards-scholarship/digital-marketing-scholarship/ 

·         Scholarship Amount: $1,000

·         Description: Applicants must complete all of the required steps:

  1. You must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Legal Resident of the U.S.
  2. You must be a graduating high school senior or a full-time college freshmen, sophomore or junior.
  3. You cannot be a Sunoco employee or related to any Sunoco employees.
  4. Only one submission per student is permitted.
  5. We reserve the right to verify the date of high school graduation and/or college enrollment.

LAMPS.COM sports2013 Scholarship Essay Contest

  • Deadline: June 1st, 2014
  • Website: http://www.lamps.com/scholarship-2013
  • Scholarship Amount: $1000
  • Description: The premise is pretty simple, write us a 500-1000 word essay on the topic below. Our judges will review every submission and pick the one we think best addresses the topic. To enter applicants have to expound upon this question, in 500-1000 words: How does lighting affect your learning environment or living space?
    You have to include your name, address, email, phone number, school and year in your header. Name your file firstname.lastname.scholarship and save it as a Word Doc (e.g., joe.smith.scholarship.doc). Employees of Lamps.com, Inc. and associated companies, as well as their immediate family members are ineligible to participate. Only high school seniors headed to college in 2014, or college freshmen, sophomores or juniors who will be returning to college in 2014 are eligible to participate. Lamps.com reserves the right to verify your enrollment status. Only one entry per student is permitted. By submitting your essay and entering the Lamps.com College Scholarship Essay Contest, you agree that Lamps.com may use your essay, in whole or in part, for promotional purposes. By entering the Lamps.com College Scholarship Contest, you agree to grant copyright ownership of your work to Lamps.com, Inc. All essay submissions become the sole property of Lamps.com, Inc. Your personal information, such as your name, address, phone number, email address and school will not be published or shared with any third parties without your express written permission, and will be used only for the purpose of contacting you to distribute your prize. The prize is non-transferrable, non-refundable and cannot be substituted or exchanged for other prizes. These rules are subject to change at any time and without notice.
  • Application must be emailed to: scholarship@lamps.com

FMA Student Essay Competition

  • Deadline: June 1st, 2014
  • Website: http://www.floridamagazine.org/scholarships
  • Scholarship Amount: $750
  • Description: The Florida Magazine Association (FMA) tees up a question for the next generation of publishing professionals to answer in an essay competition. Members of FMA judge which essay wins and earns a summer bonus. The winning student gets complimentary registration to receive the money award at FMA's annual publishing conference and expo. Essay question: If you were able to launch your dream magazine here in Florida, what elements would you include and why? This competition is open to freshmen, sophomores and juniors attending a Florida-based college. Students must be journalism or communication majors. Submission guidelines will be announced on the website above in March, 2014.

Curiel & Runion Scholarship

  • Deadline: June 2nd, 2014
  • Website: http://www.curielandrunion.com/scholarship/
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: Participants must meet the following criteria: Enrolled at an accredited high school, college, or university in the U.S. Must be a mother who is going back to school. Maintain a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 3.0 (or equivalent).
    Please note: There is no printed application from the The Law Offices of Curiel & Runion, all necessary information is on this page. Please send your information and submission via email to: scholarship@curielandrunion.com. No need to print this page; just send your written response and contact information. Do not send any CD ROMs, letters of recommendation, tax returns, bank balances, resumes or CVs. The 5 finalists and the winning submission will be published on our site.
    Please Include: Your submission (make sure to save a digital copy for your records.) First & last name, email address & phone number printed at the top of each page. Statement or transcript of your Grade Point Average (GPA) – unofficial transcripts accepted. College or institution of attendance.

Fitness Lifestyle Scholarship

  • Deadline: June 30th, 2014 at 11:59 PM
  • Website: http://www.mysupplementstore.com/scholarship.html
  • Scholarship Amount: $500
  • Description: Applicants need to fill out this survey and answer the final survey question in 500 words or less. Punctuation, grammar, clarity and organization will be considered in the final choice for the winner. Applicants must be currently residing in the United States, must be a currently enrolled full-time in college, an alumni or in high school. The student must provide the address of the college's Financial Aid Office for the college they attended, plan on attending or are current enrolled at. Also, the student must provide college/high school student identification number. If ANY false or misleading information is submitted on the official entry, the student will be disqualified without notification to the student. Only one entry per student. Scholarship payout is made payable to the college and sent directly to the school's financial aid office to be placed on the student's account. The scholarship given by My Supplement Store is awarded in July 2014.

Automotive Hall of Fame Scholarship

  • Deadline: June 30th, 2014
  • Website: http://www.automotivehalloffame.org/education/scholarships
  • Scholarship Amount: Varies
  • Description: The Automotive Hall of Fame offers scholarships annually to students accepted at an accredited college, university or trade school within the United States at the time of application, who indicate a sincere interest in an automotive career in their application. Students must enroll full-time, have a 3.0 GPA or higher, be a U. S. citizen or be in the U. S. on a student visa and submit two letters of recommendation supporting their automotive interests and a letter of acceptance for an associate, bachelor, or master’s program. The scholarship program has specific scholarships for incoming freshman and upper-level undergraduate students. All of the scholarships are based on financial need.

JULY 2014

Win up to $500 for Books

  • Deadline: July 1st, 2014
  • Website: http://www.goedekers.com/college-scholarship 
  • Scholarship Amount: $500
  • Description: Any student who apply must be studying law enforcement, law, criminal justice, or a related field and also: Be a graduating high school senior (May 2014) or freshman/sophomore in college, NOT be related to any My Alarm Center staff or extended family, Provide your essay in the format stated above with all the required information.

My Alarm Center Scholarship

  • Deadline: July 1st, 2014
  • Website: http://www.goedekers.com/college-scholarship 
  • Scholarship Amount: $500
  • Description: To be eligible applicant must be studying law enforcement, law, criminal justice, or a related field and also be a graduating high school senior (May 2014) or freshman/sophomore in college, NOT be related to any My Alarm Center staff or extended family, provide your essay in the format stated above with all the required information. My Alarm Center will review the submission and pick the winner on August 1, 2014. Winner will be notified via email where delivery of the scholarship prize will be arranged. Only one (1) winner will be picked to receive the scholarship.

2014 Paralegal Scholarship

  • Deadline: July 15th, 2014
  • Website: http://www.consoleandhollawell.com/pages/2014-paralegal-scholarship 
  • Scholarship Amount: $500
  • Description: Applicants must meet following criteria: U.S. citizen, student attending community college or business school in the above-mentioned fields. Must submit proof of enrollment or plans to enroll in said program.
    - Proof of high school diploma or GED equivalent.
    - The Console & Hollawell 2014 Paralegal Scholarship is to be used exclusively for school tuition and related expenses.
    - A check for $500 will be made payable to the award recipient’s college or school to cover these expenses.
    - All applicants must complete the downloadable application from this page and submit a 500 word essay on why he or she believes in the American civil justice system.
    - All applicants must also include a valid transcript reflecting their high school graduation/GED equivalency and proof of acceptance and enrollment in their school or community college. Failure to include all required materials will result in immediate rejection of the application.
  • Application must be sent to: by email to Jonathan Lister at JLister@consoleandhollawell.com with the subject line “2014 Legal Assistance Scholarship” or by mail to Console & Hollawell, P.C. Attn: Jonathan Lister 525 Route 73 North, Suite 177 Marlton, NJ 08053.

Legal Leaders Scholarships

  • Deadline: July 15th, 2014
  • Website: http://www.consoleandhollawell.com/pages/legal-leaders-scholarship/
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description:  Legal Leaders Scholarship 2014 is available to students who are pursuing a career in law. Applicants must be pursuing a degree in the following areas: pre-law, paralegal studies, or working towards their juris doctorate in any concentration of the law.
    1. Applicants must meet the following criteria:
    - Must be a U.S. citizen.
    - Must be a full-time student attending (or planning to attend on a full-time basis) an accredited institution of higher education.
    - Must demonstrate admission and plans to enroll, or proof of current enrollment in an accredited institution of higher education. *If you have not yet received your acceptance into college or law school, you may still apply, but the scholarship will not be released without proof of acceptance and enrollment.
    - Academic achievement as reflected by a minimum 3.0 GPA.
    2. The award recipient shall provide the following documentation to obtain the scholarship:
    - A transcript reflecting the student’s current standing with a 3.0 GPA.
    - Proof of admission and enrollment in an accredited institution of higher education.
    - The Console & Hollawell Legal Leaders Scholarship is to be used exclusively for school tuition and related expenses. A check for $1,000 will be made payable to the award recipient’s university or college to cover these expenses.
    3. Application Materials:
    All applicants must complete the provided Legal Leaders Application and submit a 500 word essay on how he or she intends to impact his or her community through the law.. All applicants must also include a valid transcript reflecting his or her current standing with a 3.0 GPA and proof of acceptance and enrollment. Failure to include all required materials will result in immediate rejection of the application.
  • Applications must be sent to:
    By email to Jonathan Lister at JLister@consoleandhollawell.com with the subject line “2014 Legal Leaders Scholarship”
    or by mail to:
    Console & Hollawell, P.C.
    Attn: Jonathan Lister
    525 Route 73 North, Suite 117
    Marlton, NJ 08053

The Kaplan Group Annual Scholarship

  • Deadline: July 27th, 2014
  • Website: http://www.kaplancollectionagency.com/scholarship/  
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: For over 20 years, The Kaplan Group has had exten­sive expe­ri­ence solv­ing prob­lems and nego­ti­at­ing B2B trans­ac­tions for clients large and small. Now, we want to give back. We see value in con­tin­u­ous edu­ca­tion and help­ing stu­dents grow. To be eligible for this scholarship student must have a GPA of2.50.  Fields of Study are MBA, Finance, Account­ing, Law, Man­age­ment, Entre­pre­neur­ship, Eco­nom­ics, and Busi­ness. Administration. Eligible school can be any accred­ited uni­ver­sity in the U.S.

Win up to $500 for Books

  • Deadline: July 31st, 2014
  • 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, 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 an upcoming semester, are eligible to enter as well.

AUGUST 2014

The Eve's Addiction Scholarship

  • Deadline: August 15th, 2014
  • Website: http://www.evesaddiction.com/scholarship.html
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: The Eve's Addiction Scholarship is open to high school seniors and any student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program in Fall 2014 or Spring 2015 at any accredited U.S. college or university. One student will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship. Applicants must complete a 500 word essay on the topic below.

K Alliance Scholarship

  • Deadline: August 31st, 2014
  • Website: http://www.kalliance.com/contests/scholarship/
  • Scholarship Amount: $500
  • Description: The goal of our scholarship is to provide financial assistance to students pursuing an education in a variety of fields that want to continue their education after their tenure at a collegiate institution. The K Alliance scholarship is open to all students who are currently enrolled in a 2 or 4 year institution, or who will be enrolled during the 2014 school year.
    Requirements:
    - Must be enrolled at one of the participating institutions and have an interest in pursuing and completing a degree or certification.
    - Must be a legal resident of the United States or hold a valid student visa.
    - All entries must be a minimum of 500 and maximum of 1,000 words. Diagrams, schematics, illustrations and photographs may be included as supporting documents.
    - One entry per person, per scholarship.

OCTOBER 2014

AES Engineering Scholarship

  • Deadline: October 6th, 2014
  • Website: http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm
  • Scholarship Amount: $500
  • Description: AES Engineering is pleased to be able to continue offering scholarships to motivated students to help in the furthering of their education. Our belief is that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason we are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluated the essays that are submitted. Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post-secondary educational facility. You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible.

DECEMBER 2014

Dialed Web Design College Scholarship

  • Deadline: December 31st, 2014
  • Website: http://www.dialedwebdesign.com
  •  Scholarship Amount: $500
  • Description: Eligibility Requirements for applicants:
    - Major career interest: Any award may be used for any undergraduate or Graduate stud.
    - Award may be used at: Two-year college or Four-year college.
    - Accreditation: School must be accredited.
    - Application Requirements: Transcript.
    - Applicant must demonstrate: Academic achievement.
    - Additional information: Minimum 3.0 GPA.
    - Winners notified 30 days after scholarship deadline.

ACLS Medical Training Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: December 31st, 2014
  • Website: http://www.aclsmedicaltraining.com/scholarship/
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: Any college student is eligible to apply. Preference to those currently enrolled in a nationally accredited: Nursing school, Medical school, Pharmacy school, Dental school, Respiratory therapy program, Paramedic program or Emergency medical technician program. Must not be an employee of or immediately related to any employee of ACLS Medical Training.

YEAR-ROUND/VARIES

International Student Scholarship

  • Deadline: Varies
  • Website:  https://discover.utoledo.edu/
  • Scholarship Amount: $9,120
  • Description: The University of Toledo’s International Student Scholarship is offered to new undergraduate international students who are entering the university as an adult, transfer, or directly from high school who have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. The scholarship covers the out of state surcharge, valued at $9,120 for the 2013-14 academic year. Students must be academically admissible to receive this award. This scholarship is limited to full-time, non-immigrant F1 visa holders. The scholarship is renewable and requires the student to maintain a 3.0 GPA and the successful completion of 30 credit hours each academic year. Students are eligible for this award until they earn an undergraduate degree, but must do so within 8 semesters over a maximum of four consecutive years. A completed international undergraduate application for admission, all required transcripts, and official passing TOEFL report (if taken) must be postmarked by the application priority deadline for the term of application. Students who apply for intensive English language study in the American Language Institute (ALI) at The University of Toledo and students who meet the academic requirement but are referred to the ALI will be eligible for this award upon the successful completion of the ALI program. This scholarship will not be applied to the out of state fees associated with the ALI. This scholarship cannot be combined with other awards offered from the Office of Undergraduate Admission.

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

TEACH Grant  

  • Deadline: Varies
  • Scholarship Amount: Up to 4,000
  • Description: The U.S. Department of Education's Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education Grant (TEACH Grant) Program provides funds to students who are completing or who plan to complete coursework that is required to begin a career in teaching, and who, in exchange for receiving a TEACH Grant, agree to teach as  highly qualified teachers for at least four academic years (within eight calendar years of completing the program of study for which they received the award) in public or private elementary or secondary schools that serves students from low income families. Students may receive one or more TEACH Grants to pay for their education.High school students who will be enrolled in dual credit courses that require out of pocket expenses are also eligible to apply. All students may apply regardless of their race, nationality or financial status.
  • 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.

Alvin Cox Memorial Scholarship

  • Deadline: Applications are accepted year-round, on a rolling basis.
  • Website: http://www.alvincoxmemorial.com
  • Scholarship Amount: Varies
  • Description: Applicants should create a fund raising campaign on the Indiegogo website, a company that assists with raising funds for a great variety of business, charity or personal endeavors. The applicant should insert a YouTube video of themself discussing their college goals and life ambitions, as well as what makes them deserving of the scholarship. Once the campaign is created, the applicant will return to the website and submit the link so it may be viewed. Each month, the company will feature a new campaign on the website and make a donation. The applicant may send a link to the video to friends, family or anyone who could help them by viewing the video and voting for the video. Applicant must either be enrolled, or have been accepted to enroll in an accredited college or university during the fall semester of 2013. High school students who will be enrolled in dual credit courses that require out of pocket expenses are also eligible to apply. All students may apply regardless of their race, nationality or financial status.

American Harlequin Dance Scholarship

  • Deadline: Applications are accepted year-round, on a rolling basis.
  • Website: http://www.harlequinfloors.com/us/en/dance-area/dance-scholarship.html
  • Scholarship Amount: Up to $5,000
  • Description: American Harlequin established this scholarship program to provide better opportunities for young people pursuing performing arts careers. The American Harlequin Scholarship program will be conducted now on TheWorldDances.com. Students must register to submit a YouTube dance video. Each month in 2013, four winners who submit dance videos on TheWorldDances.com will win $250 each to put toward their dance dreams. The winner videos will be the two videos receiving the most and second most number of votes and two videos chosen by a panel of judges. A video submitted in one month’s contest can be resubmitted in a subsequent contest, unless it is a winning video in any prior month.  Only residents of the 50 United States and Canada are eligible to win the contest.

Southern Scholarship Foundation

  • Deadline: Applications are accepted year-round, on a rolling basis.
  • 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,http://www.theihs.org/friedman-faculty-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: Up to $300 and up to $150 for retroactive reimbursement.
  • 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.

WISP, Inc. Scholarship

  • 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. The primary programs of WISP, Inc. are:
    Women’s Independence Scholarship Program (WISP)
    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.

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.

 GMR Transcription Services, Inc.

  • Deadline: Ongoing quarterly on March 15th, June 15th, September 15th, and December 15th, 2014
  • Website: http://www.gmrtranscription.com/academictranscription.aspx
  • Scholarship Amount: $500
  • Description: GMR Transcription is a leading transcription services company that transcribes voice recordings for academic, business, legal, non-profit and other organizations. GMR also offers translation services from Spanish to English, English to Spanish, English to Mandarin and Mandarin to English, interpretation services and court reporting services. Over 6,300 GMR Transcription clients have been served by over 200 trained independent contracted transcribers. Applicants must be enrolled in a college/university and use college email address to register.

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 Studen and a minimum 3.0 Cumulative High School GPA.



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