ACLS Medical Training Scholarship Program
ACLS Medical training is currently offering one $1,000 unrestricted scholarship. The scholarship requires an applicant to write between a 500- and 1,000-word essay on one of the topics listed on their website. For additional rules and how to apply, please visit: http://www.aclsmedicaltraining.com/scholarship/. The submission deadline is December 31, 2015.
ADT Home Defender Scholarship
The ADT Home Defender Scholarship is a one-time $500 award. An applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or a permanent legal resident of the U.S and be enrolled by fall 2015. The applicant must write a 500-700 word essay. The essay topic can be found by visiting http://www.ralarm.com/scholarship. The application deadline is December 31, 2015.
African American Jewish Coalition for Justice Minority Scholarship
The AAJCJ Minority Scholarship Fund wants to help provide access to higher education for minority students who wish to pursue a career that will enable them to work for social and economic justice. Preference will be extended to students who (a) may benefit from culturally sensitive or competent education, or who have previously faced challenges due to cultural or linguistic barriers; (b) students who are pursuing studies that will enable them to work for the benefit of others (e.g., those planning to enter education, human services, public advocacy, religious work, etc.); and (c) students who demonstrate, through writing a short essay, that they have a high potential for success. While it is not required, preference is also given to students who will be attending school in the State of Washington and will be available to appear periodically at Coalition events. Students are invited to apply for renewable scholarships of up to $1,500 annually, with one-third paid out at the beginning of each quarter (provided that the student has successfully completed the prior quarter). The application process will include a short, written essay followed by an interview with the AAJCJ Scholarship Review Committee. Unless the deadline is extended by the Committee, all application materials must be submitted by June 30th for the academic year that begins in the fall. Generally, two scholarships will be granted each year. For more contact Don Armstrong, Chairperson, at 206-323-0974, or email inquires to email@example.com.
Albertson & Davidson, LLP Offering $2,500 College Scholarship
The law firm of Albertson & Davidson, LLP understands that obtaining an education is the pathway to success for many young Americans. As attorneys, they all have earned both undergraduate degrees as well as successfully completed a rigorous three-year Juris Doctorate before being even eligible to sit for the California Bar Exam. Through these experiences, they have come to understand the often significant financial burdens associated with obtaining an education beyond high school, which is why they are pleased to announce that they will be awarding $2,500 college scholarship to the winner of our newly created essay contest. By creating this award, they hope to help the next generation of students realize their educational and professional goals.
The Albertson & Davidson, LLP College Scholarship is open to individuals who are currently attending or are planning on attending an accredited United States college or university during the fall 2016 semester. In order to participate in the essay contests, applicants must submit a 500-word essay answering the question posed on their website. For the essay topic, please visit http://www.aldavlaw.com/scholarship/. The application deadline is August 24, 2016.
American Society of Women Accountants Seattle Chapter
This scholarship is for part-time of full-time students, pursuing either an associate of applied science, bachelor's, or master's degree in accounting or an equivalent designated post-baccalaureate certificate of accounting at an accredited community college, college, university, or professional school of accounting located in Washington state. Student must have completed a minimum of 30 semester hours or 45 quarter hours within four weeks of the application deadline and also maintained a minimum grade point average of 2.05 overall and 3.0 in accounting. The annual amounts awarded each year range from $1,000-$5,000 per student. For more details and to view the scholarship applications, visit the website: www.aswaseattle.org. Applications must be received by May 15, annually.
American Welding Society Scholarships
The American Welding Society is now accepting applications for their vast array of scholarship opportunities. The AWS offers more scholarships than can easily be listed. A list of the scholarships and the applications can be downloaded from www.aws.org. Application deadlines vary by type of scholarship.
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BrickHouse Security $10,000 College Scholarship
Working closely with law enforcement personnel for years, the BrickHouse Security team has come to understand and appreciate not only the value of service, but also how the personal sacrifice of men and women in uniform affects their entire family. As a way of giving back they are offering a $10,000 scholarship to be dispersed among up to three qualified applicants.
The funds granted can be used for your child's education, your education, or your spouse's college education. Applicants must be a high school graduate or current college student, minimum 3.0 high school GPA, and complete a 250-500 word essay. The topic is "Describe how your service and injury have impacted your outlook on higher education."
The Scholarship will be held twice yearly. Applications for this cycle will be accepted through April 1st. At which point a winner will be chosen, announced, and we will also begin accepting applications for the next cycle which will run until September 1st. Please visit http://www.brickhousesecurity.com/category/company+info/scholarship.do for more information.
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Dietspotlight.com Scholarship Program
Dietspotlight.com will be awarding four scholarships during the 2015-16 academic year. One award is $3,000 and then three additional awards of $1,000. To apply, an applicant must write a 900-1,500 word essay on obesity. Discuss the merits of the idea that obesity is an involuntary medical condition (which grants access to disabled-person parking spots, extra airplane seats, etc.) versus the idea that obesity is the negative consequence of unhealthy lifestyle choices. For more information about this scholarship or to apply, please visit http://www.dietspotlight.com/scholarship/. The application deadline is December 31, 2015.
The Expert Institute's Annual Healthcare and Life Sciences Scholarship
Without the technical insights provided by members of the healthcare and life science communities, attorneys would not be able to effectively seek justice for their clients. From prescription drug and medical device torts, to intellectual property disputes surrounding proprietary biological research, healthcare and life science professionals have become an essential part of American justice. In recognition of these vital contributions to the practice of law, The Expert Institute is offering a $1,000 scholarship to students in medicine and the life sciences.
An eligible applicant must be actively seeking a degree related to healthcare or life sciences and have a minimum GPA of 3.0. To apply, you must submit a 500-1,000 word essay on how you feel your specialized knowledge and training could be applied to improving the practice of law. To read more about this scholarship, or to submit your essay, please visit http://www.theexpertinstitute.com/writing-contest-medical-scholarship/. The application deadline is December 31, 2015.
Future of Assisted Living 2015 Scholarship
SeniorAdvisor.com, the premier ratings and reviews site for senior services providers nationwide, is proud to announce our second annual scholarship for advancement in higher education. This is a general scholarship which will award each of the selected applicants with a financial donation of $2,000. This scholarship will be awarded to students enrolled in an accredited college or university during the academic year.
The annual scholarship award is for two students enrolled in an associate's degree, bachelor's degree or graduate level program at an accredited 2-year college or 4-year university. The applicant cannot be an employee or immediate family member of a SeniorAdvisor.com employee. The applicant will need to write a 250 word maximum introductory bio as well as a 500-750 word essay. The essay topic and the full list of rules can be found by visiting https://www.senioradvisor.com/ind/assisted-living#VD1zmC4AADAAdvp_. The application deadline is December 31, 2015.
Gagne, Scherer & Associates, LLC Offering $1,200 College Scholarship
The military trial lawyers of Gagne, Scherer & Associates, LLC believe that a quality education is one of the most valuable assets for young students today. For this reason, they are pleased to announce that their firm is offering a $1,200 college scholarship to the winner of an essay competition. All students who plan on pursuing a course of study at a college or university for the school year of 2015-2016 are encouraged to apply for this exciting opportunity.
To apply you must be enrolled full-time by fall 2016, be 18 years of age or have parent’s permission, and submit a 500-1,000 word essay. For a complete list of rules and to see the current essay topic, please visit http://militarytriallawyers.com/college-scholarship/. The application must be submitted by July 17, 2016.
Gonzaga University Transfer Opportunity Scholarship
New transfer students will be selected each year to receive a $3000 per year scholarship for up to three years. Applicants must be transfer students from other colleges who will be sophomores or juniors upon enrollment at Gonzaga (minimum of 46 quarter or 31 semester credits earned at the time of application) and intend to pursue a Bachelor of Arts, Sciences, Business Administration or Education degree full-time. Application guidelines include submitting a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the upcoming academic year and list Gonzaga as a school choice, apply for admission to Gonzaga by March 1 for fall or November 1 for spring. More information can be found online at http://www.gonzaga.edu/Admissions/Undergraduate-Admissions/pdf/1213/TRANSFER_OPPORTUNITY_SCHOLARSHIP2013.pdf. Deadline is April 1 for fall or November 15 for spring, annually.
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Horse Heaven Wine Growers Scholarship
The Horse Heaven Wine Growers are pleased to be able to offer a $1,500 scholarship to a student pursuing studies in viticulture and/or enology. The scholarship is available to high school graduates planning to enroll in a Washington state college or university or in the WSU two-year Vit/Enol Certification program; current students planning to study viticulture and enology and/or areas pertinent to the wine industry; and are a resident of Benton, Yakima, or Klickitat counties. Applications along with additional eligibility criteria are available online at http://washingtonwinefoundation.org/scholarships_6.html. Applications must be postmarked by November 30, annually.
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship
Approximately 100 scholarships will be awarded. All academic fields will be considered. For more information, visit the following website:
Amount: $6,000 (per year)
Deadline: March 30, annually.
John Farmer Scholarship
The Washington Wine Industry Foundation is pleased to be offering six scholarships ($2,000, $1,000, and four $500) to be awarded to students pursuing studies in viticulture and or enology and with financial need. The scholarship was established by the family and friends of John Farmer, a prominent and very much respected and loved wine grape grower.
The scholarship is available to high school graduates planning to enroll in a Washington state college, university, or in the WSU two-year Vit/Enol Certification program. The application is also available to current students already enrolled in area planning to study in viticulture and enology and/or areas pertinent to the wine industry. Preference will be given to those with financial need. Applications along with additional eligibility criteria are available online at http://washingtonwinefoundation.org/scholarships_6.html. Applications must be postmarked by November 30, annually.
Karman Healthcare Mobility Disability Scholarship
This scholarship will apply to students this year who have a mobility disability, excelled academically and those who have a regard for disability awareness in America. All academic applicants who meet the criteria are welcome to submit their application to this year’s Karman Healthcare Scholarship Fund.
Applicants must be currently enrolled in an accredited institution, be 16 or older, maintain a 2.5 GPA, and be a student with a mobility disability who uses a wheelchair or other mobility devices on a regular basis. To read more about this scholarship or to apply, please visit http://www.karmanhealthcare.com/scholarships/. The application deadline is September 1, 2016.
Applications are accepted from Hispanic law school students or students pursuing a graduate or professional degree in communications who have demonstrated service to the Hispanic community and who intend to pursue a career serving that community.
Hispanic Scholarship Program
634 S. Spring Street, 11th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90014
www.maldef.org or http://www.maldef.org/leadership/scholarships/index.html
Amount: $2,000 to $6,000
Deadline: June 30, annually.
National Association of Hispanic Journalist
NAHJ offers scholarships for each school year to full-time undergraduate and graduate students pursuing careers in journalism in English or Spanish-language media, or both. The series of scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 have varying requirements and are open to students attending four-year and community colleges in the Unites States and Puerto Rico.
For a full list of available scholarship or read the various requirements, please visit http://nahj.org/scholarships/. The application deadline is March 15, annually.
Respshop.com 2015 Scholarship
Respshop.com will be awarding five scholarships for the 2015-2016 year. There will be one $1,000 award and four $500 awards. The scholarships will be awarded to the students who write the most insightful essays about snoring, sleep apnea, sleep disorders, or CPAP therapy. This application is only open to college undergraduates, graduate students, and high school students who plan to attend college within the following seven months. Those who apply MUST attend school within the following year to receive any scholarship award. Applicants already in college must have a grade point average of 2.0 or better to apply. For full list of rules or to apply, please visit https://www.respshop.com/respshop_scholarship.php. The application deadline is January 31, 2016.
Society of Women Engineers Wanda Munn Scholarship
Each year, the SWE administers a minimum $1,000 scholarship to a nontraditional female student to help alleviate the financial burden of returning to school. Eligible applicants must be a nontraditional female student, be able to accept the scholarship toward undergraduate or graduate engineering studies in an accredited school in the fall, satisfactory completion of a minimum of two years of full-time equivalent credits at an ABET accredited school, and be residing in the northwestern United States (inclusive of WA, OR, ID, MT, and AK). Application and instructions are available online at http://swe.org under "Scholarships" and on the page under "Reentry." The application deadline is February 15, annually.
Soroptimist International of Pasco-Kennewick Fellowship Award
This award provides opportunity for women established in business or one of the professions, conducts her business or profession competently and according to ethical standards, holds a bachelor's or master's degree, and presents a plan of worthwhile postgraduate study leading to an advanced degree.
A first place winner will receive $2,000. Applications can be picked up in the Hawk Central Office. Application deadline is January 15, annually.
S.W. (Bill) Preston Scholarship
This scholarship is offered by Preston Premium Wines and Preston Vineyards through the Washington Wine Industry Foundation. It is a rotating annual $3,000 scholarship awarded one year to a student enrolled or planning to enroll in the viticulture program at a Washington college or university; and the subsequent year to a student enrolled or planning to enroll in the enology program at a Washington college or university. Selection basis will include academic merit, leadership abilities, and interest in the study of viticulture or enology. The application must include a 500-word essay explaining why you should receive the scholarship, two letters of reference, and official school transcripts. Applications can be found online at http://washingtonwinefoundation.org/scholarships_6.html. Deadline for the application is November 30, annually.
University of Washington Do-It
College Funding Strategies for Students with Disabilities. Visit this website for lists of scholarships: http://www.washington.edu/doit/Brochures/Academics/financial-aid.html
Walter J. Clore Scholarship
The Walter J. Clore Scholarship was established in 1997 by the Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers in honor of Dr. Clore’s grape research and lifetime achievements in the field of viticulture and enology. During the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s, while a researcher at the Washington State University Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center, Dr. Clore worked with the pioneer grape growers in the state of Washington to foster the rebirth of the wine industry. The Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers, through the Washington Wine Industry Foundation, is offering $500 - $2,000 scholarships(s) to be awarded to student(s) interested in the studies of viticulture and/or enology. For specific guidelines and applications logon to www.wawgg.org.
Washington State Employees Credit Union Scholarship
Washington State Employees Credit Union is pleased to offer financial assistance to students pursuing a higher education. WSECU will award 20 $2,000 scholarships to students attending a four-year or graduate school in the fall of 2011 and seven $1,000 scholarships to students seeking a two-year or vocational degree or certificate. Applicants must be WSECU members, must attend school full-time, and the degree sought must be the first of its type (first bachelor's, first master's). Scholarship applications will be available in early January online at www.wsecu.org. Applications must be postmarked on or before March 7, annually. NOTE: This scholarship is offered annually, however dates may vary. Please check their website for current open and close dates.
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