Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program
Abbott & Fenner are committed to continuing their efforts at helping those who have the desire and ambition to succeed. This $1,000 scholarship is open to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post-secondary institution. To apply you will need to submit a 500 to 1000 word essay on the topic listed on their website http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm. The application deadline is June 15, 2015.
Accounting Software Scholarship by Corcentric
One of the prevailing issues facing so many young adults in the U.S. is the large student debt they carry upon graduating from college. Saving early through 529 plans and Roth IRA’s are just some of the ways to offset a portion of that debt. Consider what you or your parents did or are doing to prepare for your college education. If you were able to advise young students on this issue, what would you advise them to do?
This scholarship is open to currently enrolled full-time college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors, as well as to high school seniors in the United States who will attend college. For a full list of rules and eligibility requirements, please visit http://www.corcentric.com/contact/accounting-software-scholarship.aspx. The application deadline is May 30, 2015.
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.
Aftermath Services 2015 Collegiate Scholarship
Biohazard remediation has long been misunderstood by the general public. There is a misconception that blood spills and cleanup can be done with some bleach, a mop and a bucket. In reality, blood and bodily fluids can be some of the most hazardous substances to remediate. Much like what you have experienced in the science lab, Aftermath utilizes best practices for blood borne pathogen safety. They have a clear understanding of emergency procedures and follow them exactly. They continue to train employees who must use and explain this important information to the public. To this end, Aftermath has long been the trailblazer in research and establishing best practices for the biohazard remediation industry.
An eligible applicant must be enrolled in a college program or be a graduating high school senior, have a minimum GPA of 3.0, and write an essay. The essay must be clear and creative and explain the importance of professionalism and commitment to excellence in the workplace. You must articulate why these two traits might be of particular importance in the field of crime scene cleanup and biohazard remediation. There are currently two $1,000 awards. For official rules or to apply, please visit http://www.aftermath.com/scholarship/. The application deadline is June 30, 2015.
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 2015 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 September 1, 2015.
This is the prestigious "Rotary" organization scholarship for students who can speak another language and want to study abroad in the "host" country of that language. Award amounts are from $10,000 to $23,000 for a 3-month to full-year of study abroad. You should have completed at least two years of college work. Additional information may be obtained by visiting:
American Chemical Society
The American Chemical Society Scholars Program will award approximately 100 scholarships to minority (African-American, Hispanic, Native American, etc.) undergraduate students interested in four-year degrees in chemical sciences; those interested in transferring from two-year colleges to four-year colleges to pursue chemical science degrees; and to two-year students intending to pursue degrees in chemical technology. High school seniors who will be entering college are also eligible. Applications are available at http://chemistry.org/scholars .
Deadline: March 1, Annually.
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
This program awards up to $12,000 in financial assistance to students who have earned a master's degree or completed at least three years of full-time employment in accounting. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of financial need, academic achievement, and recommendations or references. The program is for applicants attending or planning to attend school full-time who have applied to or been accepted into a doctoral degree program with a concentration in accounting. Minimum GPA is 3.0. Applicants agree not to accept responsibility for teaching more than one course as a teaching assistant or to work more than one-quarter-time as a research assistant.
Fellowships for Minority Doctoral Students
1211 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036-8775
Amount: Up to $12,000
Deadline: April 1, annually.
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.
AmeriQuest Transportation Services Scholarship
Students who are studying or are planning to study a technology or business derived major, or a related field or trade, are invited to take part in a $1,000 scholarship essay competition. Whether you know it or not, the transportation industry is suffering from a serious shortage of drivers. This problem has forced the industry to begin reevaluating its practices, hoping to attract a new pool of young, qualified drivers. The topic for this year’s scholarship essay competition is, “What can the transportation industry do to attract a new generation of drivers?” For full submission rules, please visit http://www.ameriquestcorp.com/transportation/contact/ameriquest-transportation-services-scholarship.aspx. The application deadline is May 30, 2015.
Ana Maria Arias Scholarship
The Ana Maria Arias scholarship is available to students who have declared a journalism major. Interested students should contact:
Amy Hinojosa at 202-833-0060
or write to:
A National Latina Organization
1146 19th St NW Suite 70
Washington, DC 20036
DEADLINE: On-going scholarship
Avant Garden Décor’s Horticulture Scholarship
Avant Garden Décor is excited to offer a $500 scholarship to someone passionate about plants. Craft a narrative to help explain your passion. Use your poetic ability and your story-telling prowess to paint the picture of your path towards studying plants. For essay requirements and how to enter, please visit http://www.avantgardendecor.com/scholarship. The deadline is August 10, 2015.
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Bob and Eleanor Grant Trust
This scholarship is offered to first-generation college students interested in professional careers in science, especially natural and environmental sciences, and social sciences with an environmental focus. It can offer up to $15,000 per year for students entering the second year of a two-year college or who will have attained junior status at a four-year college. Applications can be found online at www.bandegranttrust.org. Deadline for applications is April 1, annually.
Scholarships are offered to students in four different majors: Business Administration, Computer Science, Elementary Education, and Nursing. The scholarships are awarded two times a year, awarding $1,000 for a best essay entry and $500 for runner-up. A link to each application can be found on their website http://www.braintrack.com. Deadlines are November 1 and and March 1, annually.
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.
BusinessDegree.com is a comprehensive database of scholarships for anyone interested in pursuing a degree in business. The directory filters scholarships by a variety of characteristics, ensuring students find ones that they are eligible to apply for. To access this database please visit: http://www.businessdegree.com/Scholarships/.
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The Cascade Restoration Services Scholarship Program
Each year, the team at Cascade Restoration Services will give back to Washington state by awarding a $1000 scholarship to students pursuing their post-secondary education at a Washington state college or trade school. They believe by encouraging students to advance their education beyond high school they can improve our state as these individuals enter the workforce, better educated and better prepared to give back to their own local communities.
An eligible applicant must be a US Citizen, be able to provide proof on enrollment at a Washington State college or trade school, show they are maintaining at least a 3.0 GPA, and submit an essay on a specific topic. The essay topic and specific instructions on how to apply can be found online at http://cascaderestorationservices.com/scholarship. The application deadline is June 15, 2015.
Chicago Injury Center’s Annual Scholarship Fund for Disabled Veterans
The Chicago Injury Center is proud to offer four scholarships for disabled US Veterans, ranging from $250 to $1000. Applicants should write a 500+ word essay discussing the unique challenges they have faced as a disabled veteran and how their experiences have prepared them to overcome the challenges they will see as students.
Essays and all other application materials should be sent to the Chicago Injury Center by June 1, 2015. Additional requirements for the scholarship can be found here: http://chicagoinjurycenter.com/cic-veteran-scholarship-fund/.
Clark Scholarship 2015
The International Gem Society (“IGS”) was founded by Donald Clark, CSM. His mission was to improve people’s access to information about the field of gemology. As a result, IGS seeks to encourage students who have a particular interest in geology, gems, lapidary arts or gemology. In honor of Donald Clark, IGS has endowed a $350 annual scholarship.
This scholarship is open to any undergraduate or graduate student and does not require the applicant to be a gemology student. To apply, you must submit a 1,000-word minimum essay, on the topic listed on their website. To read more about this scholarship or to apply, please visit http://www.gemsociety.org/scholarships/. The application deadline is December 15, 2015.
Cottage Inn Scholarship
Cottage Inn would like to recognize those that embrace education. They are seeking applicants with a minimum of a 3.0 GPA in high school. The scholarship award will be made payable to the college or university of your choice to help pay for your education. Cottage Inn will award three scholarships in the amounts of $2,500, $1,000, and $500. The scholarship requires a 1,500 word essay describing how pizza can bring people together for the greater good of improving communities and society as a whole, proof of your high school GPA, proof U.S. residency, and proof of acceptance into an accredited college or university in the U.S. To apply for the scholarship, please visit http://www.cottageinn.com/cottage-inn-scholarship/. The application deadline is May 31, 2015.
County Office Scholarship
CountyOffice.org supports local communities by making it easier to find the contact information, hours, locations, and phone numbers of county government offices in the United States. Their organization plans to better the lives of people living in our communities by offering an annual scholarship. To apply you must write a 500-1500 word essay for the following prompt: "The most important local county office to me is...". You will need to submit your essay electronically on their site http://www.countyoffice.org/. The submission deadline is September 30, 2015.
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Design Your Future Scholarship
Are you a creative, motivated individual interested in studying design at one of the world’s many design schools? Distinctive Window Treatment Plus wants to give out a $1,000 college scholarship. No matter what design discipline you follow, we invite you to present your vision and showcase your knowledge. Students interested in this scholarship are invited to participate in our essay competition. The topic to be explored for this year’s scholarship essay contest is “Today’s Design Trends Across Different Markets.” For more information or to apply, please visit http://www.distinctivewindows.com/scholarship.htm. The application deadline is May 25, 2015.
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.
DOMO Scholarship for Business Management
For the 2014 academic year, Domo will provide two scholarships of $2,500 for college students who are studying business management and who show an interest in analytics. Eligible candidates are either attending or are accepted to a 4-year, accredited institution and are studying or plan to study business, business management, business analytics, or a related field. The institution must be in the United States or any of its territories. To apply an applicant must complete a survey and write a 500-word essay which can be found online at http://www.domo.com/#scholarship. The deadline is the 2014 academic school year.
These awards are designed for students who are pursuing either an Associate or Bachelor degree within a given subject matter. Applicants are reviewed by a selection committee and a top applicant is chosen for each award after the April 1 deadline. Undergraduate, Graduate, and Distance Learning Academic scholarships being offered are listed below by specific degree. Undergraduate Academic Awards are offered for Computer Science and C.P.E, Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement, Liberal Arts and General Studies, and Architecture and Drafting. Graduate Academic Awards are offered for Business Administration, Engineering, Nursing and Health Administration, and Public Administration and Public Policy. Distance Learning Academic Awards are being offered for Undergraduate Distance Learning and Graduate Level Distance Learning. For scholarship information and application visit the Education-Portal.com website http://education-portal.com/. Deadline for the applications is April 1, annually.
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.
Free Speech Scholarship
At Miller Law Offices, they believe that education and free speech are important aspects of our democracy and make America great. They want to support young people who attend college and in their hearts understand the significance of freedom of speech. They are offering two $1,000 scholarships to help make that happen for two people this year.
An applicant must be enrolled in an accredited college or university in the U.S., be over 18, and maintain a GPA of at least 3.0. To apply, write a 500+ word essay on “Freedom of Speech makes America Great”. You must be able to defend and explain your answer. For a full list of rules or to apply, please visit http://www.philliphmiller.com/free-speech-scholarship/. The deadline is August 1, 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 2015, 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, 2015.
Gilman International Scholarship Program for Study Abroad
This award is open to all US undergraduates in good academic standing, and who meet all the criteria. Applicants selected as award recipients will receive up to $5,000 that can be used towards study abroad program expenses. For criteria information and the online application please logon to http://www.iie.org/gilman or write to:
Gilman International Scholarship
520 Post Oak Blvd, Ste. 740
Houston, TX 77027
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, 2015.
Lowrider Magazine Scholarship Fund
Scholarships are awarded to Hispanic students. Students must submit a personal profile consisting of name, address, phone number, Social Security Number, age, ethnic background, and college major; a photograph; a one-page essay outlining their financial situation; official, sealed transcripts demonstrating that the applicant is a college sophomore, junior, or senior with at least a 3.0 GPA; two letters of recommendation; and a two page essay. For additional information, please write to:
Lowrider Magazine Scholarship Fund
PO Box 6930
Fullerton, CA. 92834
Deadline: May 31, Annually.
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.
MoroccoTours.org Business Scholarship
In light of the need for cross cultural understanding and development, Morocco Tours would like to offer a scholarship to students in need of financial assistance in undergraduate or graduate college programs. Students must be interested in pursuing bachelor- or master-level degrees related to business and have a desire to apply their learning in North Africa or the Middle East. The scholarship amount is $1,000 for one year, and applicants may reapply for one additional year. Applications can be found at their website www.moroccotours.org/moroccotours-org-business-scholarship. Deadline for applications is January 1, annually.
National Association of Hispanic Journalist
Scholarships are awarded to Hispanic students majoring in, or demonstrating a strong interest in, print or broadcast journalism. Additional qualifications vary by program. For additional information, write to:
National Association of Hispanic Journalists
193 National Press Building
Washington, DC 20045-2100
Amount: varies by program
National Collegiate Athletic Association
This program is for minority students who intend to pursue a career in intercollegiate athletics. Twenty scholarships are awarded to graduate students on the basis of academic achievement. Additional information and application materials may be obtained by writing to:
National Collegiate Athletic Association
Ethnic Minority Enhancement Program
P.O. Box 6222
Indianapolis, IN 46206-6222
(317) 917-6222 www.ncaa.org
Deadline: February 15, Annually.
1,000 College Scholarship Essay Contest
As an attorney, Chicago criminal defense lawyer Nenye Uche understands the value of higher education. In order to become a licensed attorney in Illinois and most other states, a person is required to have an undergraduate degree as well as a Juris Doctorate, which normally requires at least 7 years of post-high school education. In addition to this significant investment of time and effort, obtaining a post-secondary education also often requires a significant investment of financial resources as well. In an effort to help students meet their financial needs, Mr. Uche’s law firm is offering a $1,000 annual scholarship to an incoming or current college student.
An eligible applicant must enroll in an accredited college or university by fall 2015. The applicant must be 18 year of age or be able to provide parent’s permission to apply. The applicant must write a 500 word essay on the topic listed on their website. For the essay topic and to apply, please visit http://criminaldefenseattorneyinchicago.com/scholarship/. The deadline is August 14, 2015.
Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship Opportunities
The Scholarship Programs Department administers and coordinates the Society's major scholarship initiatives and provides members with up-to-date scholarship information. Visit: Scholarship Programs for complete information on numerous scholarships through Phi Theta Kappa.
The Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship Listing is a directory of four-year and senior-level institutions which offer scholarships exclusively for Society members. There are more than 600 institutions in 50 states, the District of Columbia and Canada which offer $36 million in scholarships to qualifying Society members. See a list of institutions offering transfer scholarships in your state. To get the most up-to-date information on transfer scholarship opportunities, please visit http://scholarships.ptk.org.
The ProofreadingServices.com High School and University Writing Scholarships
TheProofreadingServices.com website will award six scholarships ranging from $100 to $500. Three scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors and three will be awarded to university students (graduate students and undergraduate students are judged in the same category). To qualify, you must be enrolled in a US university or high school, you must meet our GPA minimum of 3.2, and you must write about a defining moment in your life in the style of your favorite children’s author. For more information or to apply, please visit http://www.proofreadingservices.com/pages/scholarship. The application deadline is June 1, 2015.
Race Entry Student Scholarship
Race Entry is an online race registration company that supports students of all disciplines who pursue self-improvement and enhanced health through race preparation and participation. Annually, Race Entry is offering a $500 scholarship to the winner of our annual “Race to Inspire” essay contest. Many people have different reasons for running in a race. They want to hear & share your inspiring story.
Whether you ran a 5K, 10K, half marathon, or marathon, write a short essay explaining what inspired you to run, what challenges you faced, and what you learned through the experience. Prepare an essay sharing your race story between 1,000 and 2,000 words in length. Send your essay to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Race to Inspire – Scholarship” in the subject line. You can read more about this scholarship opportunity online at https://www.raceentry.com/race-to-inspire-scholarship. The submission deadline is August 15, 2015.
Reed Tech Scholarship Opportunity
Reed Tech is committed to supporting global innovation and growth. As part of our mission, we are offering a $1,000 scholarship to students who are studying or are planning to study a STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) major at a U.S. university or college during the 2015/2016 academic year.
Innovations drive progress, economic growth and are the engine that moves patent-driven companies forward. Students who have studied STEM majors have gone on to develop innovations that have materially changed both our work and leisure lives. For this essay, please write about a significant innovation, what benefits it has provided, and how you would improve upon it. For a full list of rules or to apply, please visit http://www.reedtech.com/about-us/scholarship/. The application deadline is May 30, 2015.
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.
Through the Rotary Foundation's Educational Programs, Rotary members worldwide strive to promote international understanding and relations between people of different nations. Since 1947, The Rotary Foundation has sponsored over 35,000 "ambassadors of goodwill" to study or teach in another country. Applications are now being accepted for the following scholarships and grants:
Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarships - This program provides Academic Year, Multi-Year, and Cultural scholarships to study abroad. Recipients are expected to be outstanding ambassadors of goodwill to the people of their host country through appearances before Rotary clubs and districts, civic organizations and other forums. After study is completed, scholars share their experiences with the people of their home countries and with local Rotarians who sponsored their scholarships.
Rotary World Peace Scholarships - This program offers annually 70 Rotary World Peace Scholarships for two-year master's degree or certificate programs in international relations, peace studies and conflict resolution at one of seven Rotary Centers for International Studies located at prestigious universities around the globe. For more information go to http://www.rotary.org/foundation/educational.
The SALLIEMAE Fund
Sallie Mae awarded over $2.3 million this fall to help students all over the country go to college. To find out how you can apply for scholarships next year, view a list of last year’s recipients, or order free financial aid resources go to http://www.salliemaefund.org.
Society of Women Engineers
This scholarship is for female minority students studying computer science or engineering who are attending or planning to attend an institution that is SWE approved or has an Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology program. Awards are based on academic achievement and leadership experience or potential. For applications, write to:
Rockwell International Corp. Scholarships
120 Wall Street, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10005-3902
Deadline: February 1, 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.
Southland Electrical Supply Scholarship
Southland Electrical Supply wants to help you build a successful future and career with a $1,000 scholarship! Students who are studying or planning to study in a STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) major or a related field or trade are invited to take part in our essay competition. The topic for this year's scholarship essay competition is "How innovation affects the science, technology, and trade industry". This broad topic is intended to bring in a wide variety of essays covering the multiple facets of the industry. Though innovation is important to all industries, the technology and trade fields, in particular, have always thrived on fresh ideas that challenge what has come before it. For your essay, take this concept and apply it to a field or trade of your choice, explaining how innovation has changed and will continue to change your chosen discipline. For a full list of essay submission rules or to apply, please visit http://www.southlandelectrical.com/scholarship.asp. The application deadline is May 30, 2015.
Stanwood-Camano AAUW Scholarship
This scholarship offers three $2,500 scholarships to local students. To be eligible, students must be residents of the Arlington/Stanwood/Camano Island area or they must be past graduates of Stanwood, Lincoln Hill, Lakewood, or Arlington High Schools. In addition, students must have completed at least two years of college or university by June 2010 and have verifiable plans to continue upper-division of graduate work at an accredited four-year college or university in the fall of 2010. Additional requirements are listed on the application form, available via email at email@example.com or on the web at http://www.s-caf.org. For more information, contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 360-387-7558. Applications must be submitted before April 30, annually.
Sterling Law Offices, S.C. Student Scholarship
Sterling Law Offices, S.C. is offering students the opportunity to win a $1,000 paid scholarship towards their academic goals. Sterling Law Offices, S.C. believe in education and want to help curb the cost of education for students. The applicant must be a U.S. resident, be enrolled full-time, complete the application on their website, and maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA. The application process can be found online at http://www.sterlinglawyers.com/locations/#tab-5. The application deadline is June 30, 2015.
Structured Settlement Quotes Scholarship
Those at Structuredsettlement-quotes.com want to promote the financial well-being of college students while they are completing their studies. In furtherance of this goal, they are offering two scholarship awards (a 1st and 2nd place prize) to the best essays submitted by those students invited to enter as detailed below.
To apply, an applicant must write an essay on the topic listed on their website. The essay will be reviewed for originality, thoroughness, research, and writing style. The essay must be at least 700 words and be unique. For the current essay topic, please visit https://www.structuredsettlement-quotes.com/scholarshippage. The application deadline is July 1, 2015.
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.
TopMedicalAssistantSchools.com Scholarship Program
Top Medical Assistant Schools is excited to announce its 2015 scholarship program which will reward one lucky college student with a $500 scholarship. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, be currently enrolled in college or will be enrolled by the Winter 2015 quarter and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. To apply, an applicant must complete the scholarship application and write at least a 400-word essay on the topic: "Why I want to pursue a career in the medical field.” For more information on how to apply, please visit http://www.topmedicalassistantschools.com/scholarships/. The application deadline is July 31, 2015.
TVProviders.com is currently offering a $1,000 scholarship. Take this opportunity to show your creative side and show off your artistic skill. To apply an applicant must think of their favorite moment in sports and recreate it either by drawing, painting, short film, or design. You will need to complete a submission form along with a link to your artwork. A panel of judges will evaluate each submission. More information about this scholarship can be found online at http://www.tvproviders.com/scholarship.html. The application deadline is July 31, 2015.
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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