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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.
Alfred G. and Elma M. Milotte Scholarship Trust Fund
Bank of America is Trustee for the Alfred G. and Elma M. Milotte Scholarship Trust Fund. It has been established for the purpose of awarding tuition scholarship awards to students who are interested in pursuing a course of study in natural history and the arts with particular interest in portraying the wilderness area in a manner to benefit the citizens of our country currently and in the future. The applicant should portray thorough photography, evidence in their interest in natural history, environmental studies, or animal behavior. Other forms of artistic expression, such as drawings or written work, which illustrates this evidence, will also be considered. More information can be found on the website at www.milotte.org. Applications can be printed directly from this website. Deadline for the application is March 31, annually.
All Pro Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning Scholarship
All Pro Plumbing Heating and Air Conditioning is fully committed to the communities they serve and the development of local families. We have developed a program to help students pursue their educational goals. This program is open to students throughout the U.S.A. If you have an interest in engineering, home design, or home improvements such as plumbing, heating or air conditioning you are eligible to apply for our scholarship program. To apply, please visit http://www.allproplumbers.com/scholarships-for-students.htm. The submission deadline is November 30th of each year.
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.
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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. The list and the applications can be downloaded from www.aws.org. Application deadlines vary by type of scholarship.
Apartment List Scholarship
Apartment List is one of the fastest growing apartment rental marketplaces in the United States. As a company filled with many college grads, they know that college is an important life endeavor but one that can be expensive. Therefore, they are offering a $2,500 scholarship to outstanding students who exemplify one or more of Apartment List’s core values.
To apply you must be at least 18 years of age and currently attending high school and will be attending an accredited university or college in the upcoming academic year or already be a current college student. To apply, you will need to answer to the two questions listed on their site. For more information, please visit https://www.apartmentlist.com/scholarship. This scholarship is available on a quarterly basis; please visit their site for specific quarterly deadlines.
Application.Careers $500 Scholarship Contest
Application.Careers is a comprehensive service-oriented website that provides a large number of job applications and top-quality resume samples and cover letter templates. Being eager to support those excellent students to complete their college studies, Application.Careers is willing to offer the tuition scholarship.
To apply, you will need to download and complete their application. Then you need to create a 3-5 minute video that should capture the beauty of your campus. To apply, please visit http://www.application.careers/scholarship. The application deadline is May 15, 2017.
Ark Law Group Fresh Start Scholarship Program
The Ark Law Group Fresh Start Scholarship Program was created to build awareness and understanding of injustice and profiteering in the areas of mortgage lending that can lead to overwhelming debt, foreclosure, and eviction. Ark Law Group will award one scholarship of $1,000 per year to the student who writes the best response to the questions on their site, http://www.arklawgroup.com/scholarships. This scholarship is open to all college students in the United States. The application deadline is July 31, 2016.
Baumgartner Law Firm Car Accident Scholarship
Baumgartner Law Firm is pleased to announce the Baumgartner Law Firm Car Accident Scholarship for the 2016 school year. They work closely with car accident victims and their families every day & understand the difficulties of overcoming the effects of these injuries. We would like to help a student who’s been affected by a car accident & is committed to helping others in their career path.
In order to apply, applicant must be enrolled or accepted at an accredited school. This scholarship will be awarded based on need and commitment to helping others. Special consideration will be given to current Houston Residents. The application is available online at https://baumgartnerlawyers.com/houston-speeding-accident-lawyer/#scholarship-application. Scroll to the bottom of the page to see the application process. The application deadline is August 31, 2016.
BeArt Presets Academic Scholarship Program
BeArt Presets is a group of passionate photographers and designers specializing in photography and creating beautiful and functional Lightroom presets and Photoshop actions. They are working together to create life-changing digital experiences. Their goal is to make photography simple and accessible to all photographers, from beginners to professionals. In order to apply for their scholarship, fill out the online application form and in 500 words or less, explain: "How will The BeArt Presets Academic Scholarship impact your life?" Applications must be written in English with correct spelling and grammar. To apply, please visit http://www.beart-presets.com/beart-scholarship-program. The application deadline is April 1, 2017.
Bespaardeals Scholarship 2016
Bespaardeals announces an annual $1,000 scholarship for the student who best explores a topic they select. This scholarship is for all students that are in an accredited U.S. or European university or college, are 18 or older, and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.
They want to hear your thoughts on the innovations you are foreseeing in the coming five years for the online coupon/voucher code market. An applicant must write a one-page essay elaborating what you think will be of importance to the market. For a full list of rules or to apply, please visit http://bespaardeals.nl/scholarship/. The application deadline is July 14, 2016.
Bettering Women Scholarship, Chapter BW, PEO
For Women in the greater Tri-City area attending either CBC or WSU Tri-Cities. Scholarship may be awarded based on any of the following criteria: Women who are returning to school to support self and/or family; those who may have had a break in their education; community and/or school service; financial need; GPA; leadership; and/ or strength of personal statement or recommendation letter. Scholarships are awarded twice per year, April 1 or Oct 1. By applying for this scholarship, you may be eligible for a several others. To apply, please visit https://www.columbiabasin.edu/Modules/ShowDocument.aspx?documentid=4243. The application deadline is March 31 and September 30 each year.
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Scholarship
Students must be high school seniors, GED recipients, or incoming college freshman. The foundation's goal is to reduce financial barriers for African-American, Hispanic American, American Indian/Alaska Native and Asian Pacific Islander American students with high academic and leadership promise who have a significant financial need. To obtain information go to www.gmsp.org.
The BigSun organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. An annual scholarship will be awarded to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in. The successful applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post-secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community. To apply for this $500 scholarship, visit their website http://www.bigsunathletics.com for more information. Deadline is June 20, annually.
Boling Rice, LLC $1,000 Scholarship
The Atlanta law firm of Boling Rice, LLC understands the value of education as well as the often significant costs associated with obtaining one. As attorneys, they are well aware of the financial strain that tuition, books, parking, and other educational expenses can put on both students and families. They value helping people who show promise and initiative and for this purpose are pleased to be offering a $1,000 yearly scholarship to help students meet their financial needs.
To apply, an applicant must write an essay based on a specific topic. The essay topic and information on how to submit the essay can be found by visiting http://www.bolingriceatlanta.com/scholarship/. The application deadline is December 31, 2016.
Brian Zeiger Scholarship
The rising cost of obtaining a college education has made it increasingly difficult for many students and families to realize their dreams of earning a college degree. As an attorney, Brian Zeiger understands the value of education as well as the financial strain that being a student can often entail. In an effort to help students meet their financial needs, The Zeiger Firm is pleased to offer a $1,000 scholarship to each winner of the biannual Brian Zeiger college scholarship essay contest.
In order to participate in the contest, prospective applicants must be currently enrolled in an accredited United States college or university or planning to attend one in the fall 2016 semester. Applicants should submit a 500-word essay answering the question found on their site, http://brianzeiger.com/scholarship/. The application deadline is August 15, 2016.
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.
The Bruce Provda Scholarship
New York divorce attorney, Bruce Provda, knows that solid education makes a good foundation for success in life. This is why he is rewarding students with $1,000 to cope with rising education costs. The scholarship was established to raise awareness of the problems and challenges of divorce.
This scholarship is for students attending college in the U.S in the imminent quarter. To apply, you must submit a 1,000-word essay on the subject, “Unusual Divorce Laws Around the World”. For a full list of rules or to apply, please visit http://nydivorcefirm.com/scholarship/. The application deadline is July 16, 2016.
Bug & Ideas Hunting Contest
Edusson.com has created Robot Don, a machine learning tool that facilitates essay writing, free for all students. They continuously receive bug reports and suggestions from different areas. To honor the bright external contributions that help us build a better product we have launched a Bug & Ideas Hunting (BIH) Contest for Robot Don.
To apply, please visit http://edusson.com/robot-don and test the software. Put together your thoughts, suggestions, and ideas and submit them. Awards range from a minimum of $500 up to $2,500 with an unlimited reward pool. For more information, please visit http://edusson.com/bih. This is an ongoing contest.
The BuildASign Scholarship
The BuildASign scholarship program is seeking candidates involved in leadership and community. They are awarding up to $3,000 annually to support continued education and training beyond high school. There will be a $1,500 award offered each spring and fall semester for first-time freshmen or existing students.
Applicants must be legal US residents and must be currently enrolled full-time at an accredited university in the US. To apply, you will need to write a 500-750-word essay on one of the three topics on their site, provide a transcript showing a GPA of 3.5 or higher, and one letter of recommendation. For more information, please visit https://www.buildasign.com/scholarships. The deadlines are April 29, 2016 and November 18, 2016.
BulkOfficeSupply.com offers more than school supplies, they are also there to help students pursue their goals. They have implemented a program to help students express their educational goals and future plans. Bulk Office Supply wants to help students throughout the U.S.A. have an opportunity to get a scholarship.
If you have an interest in art, teaching or owning your own business you are eligible to apply for our scholarship program. The program is open to all high school students as well as college freshmen and sophomores.
To apply for this $1,000 scholarship you will need to write a 500 word essay on the questions listed on their site. To apply please visit http://www.bulkofficesupply.com/scholarships-in-new-york. The application deadline is February 1, annually.
Caring.com Student-Caregiver Annual Scholarship
Are you caring for an adult relative while enrolled in a U.S. college or university? When you're living with your aging loved one, managing their finances because they no longer can, taking them to doctor’s appointments, Caring.com knows that caregiving can be both difficult and rewarding. As America’s leading senior care resource for family caregivers, they know that juggling the responsibilities of caregiving and student life is a unique challenge.
Caring.com is offering three $1,500 scholarships to university students attending an accredited U.S. college or university who care for aging relatives. Submit your story though a 1,500-word essay or 2-minute video telling us about your journey. For the list of topics, please visit https://www.caring.com/scholarship. The application deadline is December 31, 2016.
CIC Wealth for Financial Excellence Scholarship
As investment professionals, CIC Wealth recognizes there is no greater investment than in the education of future generations. As part of their commitment, CIC Wealth will be providing a scholarship in the amount of $500 to one selected student.
An eligible applicant must be at least 18 years of age, a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident of the United States and have a current GPA of 3.0 or above. You will need to submit a 500- or more word essay on the topic listed on their site, http://cic-wealth.com/cic-wealth-for-financial-excellence-scholarship-2016/. The application deadline is October 31, 2016.
The Clubs of America Scholarship Award for Career Success
Clubs of America is proud to offer the "Clubs of America Scholarship Award" for students pursuing their career aspirations. This $1,000 annual scholarship will help students consider their aspirations as well as ease the burden of the costs of higher education.
An eligible applicant must have a 3.0 GPA and write an essay of no fewer than 600 words about their career aspirations and how their current course load will help them achieve success in their careers. For more information, please visit http://www.greatclubs.com/scholarship-award-for-career-success.asp. The application deadline is August 31, annually.
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College Funding Strategies for Students with Disabilities
If you are a student or a perspective student with one of the following: hearing loss/deafness, visual impairment, any mobility impairments, health impairments, or learning impairments, please visit www.washington.edu/doit/brochures/academics/financial-aid.html for scholarship information and other funding strategies.
Columbia Basin College Foundation Scholarship
The Columbia Basin College Foundation awards scholarships to deserving students each year. Any student planning to attend CBC next year is eligible to apply. Applications can be found in the Hawk Central office or downloaded online by going to www.columbiabasin.edu/foundation. Applications are due February 21 for the following school year. If February 21 falls on a holiday or weekend, the deadline will be the following working day. For more information, please contact the Foundation.
Computer Science and Computer Engineering Academic Scholarship
One $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a student pursuing a degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering. Areas of study that will be considered include computer science, computer engineering, computer information systems, software engineering, database management, computer networking, computer programming, and information technology management. Applications can be found at the Education Portal website http://education-portal.com/pages/Computer_Science_Academic_Scholarship.html. The application is due April 1 annually.
Con Agra Scholarship
Applications for 2016-17 are now closed for the Con Agra Scholarship for employees of the Pasco plant and their dependents. This scholarship is open to apply for until all funds have been awarded. To see if you qualify to apply, please contact Erika Davis at firstname.lastname@example.org. The application for the 2017-18 year will be available in early January. The deadline is June 15, 2016.
Confident Smiles Scholarship
This is a $500 annual scholarship offered by Aurora Orthodontics and Periodontics. This scholarship is open to current students at any nationally accredited and/or regionally accredited post-secondary school within the United States. This scholarship does require an applicant to have at least a 3.5 GPA, as well as submit a 500- 800-word essay on the topic found on their site. To see the current topic, please visit http://ortho.auroraorthoperio.com/. The application deadline is March 31, annually.
Coupon Chief Scholarship Program
At Coupon Chief, they want to support young leaders that understand frugality and saving money, and how the skills and knowledge of using coupons can contribute to that end. As high school and college students form their own budgets and financial plans outside of the home, they can be challenged in these areas. They hope to help future leaders in the areas of fiscal responsibility with this scholarship.
Every year, they will award one Coupon Chief Scholarship winner with $1,000 to put towards higher education. The only requirement is to upload a 2- 5-minute video to YouTube that highlights the two topics listed on their page. You must be a US resident enrolled in high school, college, or trade school to apply. To see the essay topic, please visit https://www.couponchief.com/pages/scholarship. The submission deadline is July 31, 2016.
At Emergency Dentists USA, they understand the value of a strong education. That is why in 2016, for the first time, they’re going to be offering an annual $1,000 dental themed scholarship and 2nd place of $500 to students of all majors, college or high school. To apply for this scholarship, you simply need to create a video and upload it to the internet and send a link to email@example.com, or if the file size is small enough you can email us the video directly. For a full list of rules, please visit http://www.emergencydentistsusa.com/dental-scholarship/. The application deadline is June 1, annually.
Dietspotlight.com Scholarship Program
Dietspotlight.com will be awarding four scholarships during the 2016-17 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 the topic on their site. For more information about this scholarship or to apply, please visit http://www.dietspotlight.com/scholarship/. The application deadline is December 31, 2016.
The Disabled Student Scholarship
This scholarship program is for students who have a debilitating condition(s) while continuing their education at a college institution. The condition can be any medically diagnosed impairment (physical or mental) that interferes with everyday activities and quality of life. The applicant will need to provide a physician’s statement of diagnosis for their impairment in addition to the other required documentation. To apply, you will need to write an essay based on the topic found by visiting http://www.disabilitycarecenter.org/giving-back/scholarships/. This is a $500 award, and the application deadline is August 1, 2016.
Discountrue Biannual Scholarship
Discountrue knows that the world can be tough, especially for university or college students who have to face a lot of new expenses. This is why it decided to fund a special scholarship and choose one person who presents its writing abilities to receive $3,000 in order to alleviate the costs of studying at a U.S. university or college.
An eligible applicant must be a U.S. citizen or possess the authorization to study in the U.S. and be accepted in to a college or university or e a high school senior. To apply, you will need to submit your resume, your unofficial undergraduate college transcript, proof of legal U.S. residency, and 900– 1,000-word essay. The essay topic varies, please check their website for more information https://www.discountrue.com/scholarship. The application deadline is due each January and June.
Dogs By Nina $1,000 “Show And Tell” Scholarship
To apply you will need to grab your camera and your pet and make a YouTube video telling them about your favorite memories. For a full list of rules, please visit http://www.dogsbynina.com/scholarship/. The application deadline is November 30, 2016.
Dolman Law Group Video Essay Contest
Clearwater auto accident attorneys at the Dolman Law Group understand the value of education. After all, their attorneys have earned an undergraduate degree and successfully completed a rigorous juris doctorate program during law school. They understand that college can place a tremendous financial strain on both students and their families. As a result, they are offering a $1,100 bi-annual scholarship to a current or prospective college student. The scholarship will be awarded to the winner of our essay contest.
An eligible applicant must be currently attending or planning to attend in the 2016-17 year, in good academic standings with their current institution, and have parent permission if under the age of 18. In order to participate in the essay contest, applicants must present a 2-3 minute video essay on the topic listed on their site, https://www.dolmanlaw.com/Scholarship/. The application deadline is July 31, 2016.
Dr. Robin Unger Medical Impact Scholarship
One of the most respected hair transplant surgeons in the world, Dr. Robin Unger’s practice is committed to hair restoration in men and women. Every day Dr. Unger sees the difference that modern medicine can make in the lives of her patients. As such, she seeks to provide some assistance to students pursuing education in the field of medicine so that they can help other patients in the future.
An applicant must plan to be enrolled in either an undergraduate or a graduate program in the U.S. Applicants must provide a resume and an essay of at least 500 words addressing how they plan to help others through their pursuit of medicine. Applicants must have a current GPA of 3.0 or above and should provide an unofficial transcript. For more information, please visit http://drrobinunger.com/dr-robin-unger-medical-impact-scholarship-2016/. The application deadline is August 30, 2016.
Dubin Scholarship Contest
The Law Offices of Matthew D. Dubin passionately advocates for the preservation of the Seventh Amendment, and believes every injured person should have access to justice and the right to have a jury decide every aspect of his or her case. To increase awareness about the benefits of a vibrant civil justice system, and the importance of the Seventh Amendment, The Law Offices of Matthew D. Dubin is sponsoring an essay contest with scholarship prizes to help young people further their educations.
To enter you will need to write a 600+ word essay on the following topic: "How has the U.S. Civil justice system changed society for the better?" Three winners will be chosen. To apply, please visit http://www.dubinlawoffice.com/Community/Dubin-Scholarship-Contest.shtml. The application deadline is September 1, 2016.
Duffy Law Scholarship
At Duffy Law, LLC, their Connecticut criminal defense attorneys value education and helping those in need. They understand that school can be a significant expense and know how hard it can be for students and their families to make ends meet. Between housing, tuition, books, and school supplies, the cost of attending college or graduate school can easily rise into the tens of thousands of dollars, if not more. In an effort to make things a little easier for students and their families, they are pleased to be offering a yearly $1,000 scholarship to individuals who are currently attending (or will be attending) college or graduate school in the near future. In order to apply, applicants must submit a 500+-word essay on the topic list on their site, http://www.duffylawct.com/duffy-law-llc-1000-scholarship/. The application deadline is July 15, 2016.
Ehline American Military Vets $500 Scholarship Fund
At Ehline Law Firm, they believe that it is of the utmost importance to reward drive and dedication in law students and promote the meritocratic ideology that hard work and commitment results in a myriad of benefits and ultimate success. They feel that the motivation, honor, and discipline learned in the military translates seamlessly to the law profession, and as a result, we are offering a $500 Military Veteran’s Law Scholarship.
Eligible applicants must be enrolled in an accredited Law Office Study Program, or Law School, such as a judge’s chambers, law school, or other university in the several states. They must either provide proof of a 3.0 or higher GPA, or proof of continuous law office study up until the time of the receipt of the award. All applications for the military scholarship must include a copy of your DD-214 with proof of an honorable discharge and a 500- or more word essay about why military vets can make a difference in improving the image of the practice of law. To download the application, please visit http://losangeles.ehlinelaw.com/vets-scholarship-fund/. The submission deadline is October 1, 2016.
Elk National Foundation Scholarships
ENF Legacy Awards are available only to children and grandchildren of Elks who have been members in good standing for at least two years. For more information see http://www.elks.org/enf/scholars/legacy.cfm. Additional scholarship information available at http://www.elks.org/enf/scholars/ourscholarships.cfm.
Enhanced Insurance Scholarship Program
Enhancedinsurance.com understands the immense need for higher education and wants to do their part to mitigate the rising cost to the individual. They also believe that insurance has a valid role in maintaining the fabric of our society. That is why they have created a scholarship program to further the understanding of the insurance industry by posting the essays submitted. They will award one $2,500 award for each 250 essays submitted.
The topic of the scholarship contest essay will be: “Why Insurance Is Important to Me?” They will welcome essays that discuss personal experiences or the experiences of someone you know. The essay could be about the value of insurance in meeting a personal catastrophe such as high healthcare costs, rebuilding expense after a storm, flood or other natural disasters, or maybe what a death benefit meant to your family after the loss of a loved one. Please visit, http://www.enhancedinsurance.com/scholarships/, to read the full list of rules or to apply. The application deadline is October 31, 2016.
Essay Writing Contest by EssayPro
EssayPro.com believes their main goal is to make students' lives better across the globe. That goes far beyond only helping with academic assignments. An incredible amount of talented young men and women are out there and they want to hear from them. To apply you will need to submit a 600- 800-word essay on one of the many topics listed on their page. Plagiarism is not allowed and all essays will be checked. For more information, please visit http://essaypro.com/blog/scholarship-essay-contest/. All essays must be submitted by July 20, 2016.
Excel University Scholarship
Excel University is pleased to offer the following scholarships to outstanding accounting students. The award is for $500 to use during the 2016-2017 academic year. The scholarship is for currently enrolled college students with a declared accounting major or emphasis in accounting. An eligible applicant must also be a U.S. resident or hold a valid student visa.
To apply, you will need to submit a resume including work experience, extracurricular activities, and honors or awards. You will also need a letter of recommendation from an accounting professor that includes the professor’s full contact information for verification of enrollment in accounting courses. Your application will also need to contain an unofficial transcript and a one-page essay on the topic of: “Interesting Ways You’ve Used Microsoft Excel”. To apply, please visit http://www.excel-university.com/scholarship. The application deadline is June 30, 2016.
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 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 1,000-2,000-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, 2016.
Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund
Scholarships are available to dependent children or spouses of persons who were killed or are permanently disabled as a direct result of the terrorist attacks in the U.S. on Tuesday, September 11, 2001. Applicants may be currently enrolled or planning to enroll in a course of study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school in the United States. Scholarships will be offered to applicants who demonstrate financial need. For more information contact:
Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund
505 Riverview Rd PO Box 297
St. Peter MN 56082
Far West Agribusiness Association Scholarship
The Far West Agribusiness Association is accepting applications for its 2012 scholarship program. The FWAA scholarship program has been designed to provide outstanding high school and collegiate undergraduate students with a chance to pursue their educational goals in college. There will be two separate selection pools: one for graduating high school seniors and one for current college students. Scholarships are one year in length and will be awarded in $250 increments, not to exceed $1,000 per student. Any full-time student from Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, or Nevada may apply. Applications and instructions for applying are available on their website www.fwaa.org. Click on the scholarships tab on the left column of the website. Deadline for applications is February 28, annually.
Foreclosure.com Scholarship Program
Foreclosure.com continues to break new ground by offering a nationwide scholarship program. Currently enrolled college students (graduate students, law students and/or high school seniors are NOT eligible) are invited to apply by submitting an essay. Freshmen entering fall 2016 are eligible once they have received a student ID number. Plagiarism is strictly forbidden. Essays that are not the original work of the entrant will be immediately discarded and eliminated from consideration. The essay must be between 800 and 2,000 words. For a full list of rules or to view the essay topic, please visit https://www.foreclosure.com/scholarship. The application deadline is December 16, 2016.
FormsBirds $500 Scholarship Contest
Education may be one of the most important inventions throughout the long history, according to which human beings can develop and go further in the future. Consequently, FormsBirds would like to host this scholarship contest and help as far as possible outstanding students to complete their college education and lead a better life. Winner of the contest will receive a one-time $500 scholarship. You need to compose a 500-1,000 word essay and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org telling about: “Would you often use forms in daily life? What convenience forms have brought to you?” In addition, you’re also required to include your full name, email address, mailing address, country, city, phone number, college name, college website, major in college, and year of graduation during the submission. Please visit, http://www.formsbirds.com/scholarship to learn more. The application deadline is August 31, 2016.
FormSwift $1,000 Business Plan Scholarship Program
This scholarship is available to a graduating senior in high school or a student already enrolled in college. To apply, you will need to either write a one- to two-page business plan or make a business plan infographic about one of the suggested topics on their site. Please visit http://formswift.com/startup-scholarship for more information. The application deadline is August 15, 2016.
Frontier Internet Technology Scholarship
Frontierbundles.com wants to help out one lucky student with a little extra cash. This scholarship is $1,000 for tuition. Applicants will write an essay on the following topic: What app or internet technology has most improved your life as a student? To apply online please visit their website at www.frontierbundles.com/scholarship. Application deadline varies per college semester.
Future of Assisted Living 2016 Scholarship
SeniorAdvisor.com, the premier ratings and reviews site for senior services providers nationwide, is proud to announce its third 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 three 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. The application deadline is December 31, 2016.
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 $1,200.00 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 500-1000 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.
Gay/Lesbian Adoptive/Foster Parent Scholarship
This scholarship is designed to promote understanding and acceptance. To be eligible to apply your adoptive or foster parent must be gay or lesbian and you must be at least 18 years of age. To apply, write 500-650 words supporting this prompt, "My adoptive/foster parent is gay/lesbian and I wouldn't change it." You must be enrolled in at least six credits/units in a college or university and must be able to provide government issued proof of identity and school enrollment. To read more, please visit http://www.childsupportlawyerla.com/adoptive-foster-parent-gay-lesbian. The submission deadline is September 30, 2016.
Get Ahead Scholarship
EZstorit.com is pleased to announce the availability of annual scholarships for eligible college or university students enrolled at an accredited college or university in the United States. You must be enrolled at the time of application as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student. You must also have at least a 2.75 GPA. To apply, you will need to complete their application, provide an official document showing you are enrolled or will be enrolled by fall 2016, be able to provide proof of your GPA, and complete an essay based on one of the topics on their site. To apply, please visit http://ezstorit.com/scholarship/. The application deadline is August 10, 2016.
"Go Marketing!" Scholarship Contest
This “Go Marketing” contest requires you to create a 2+ minute video presenting your marketing plan to market “small business growth” to college students. The winner receives a $500 university scholarship. For the full application process you can visit http://www.internetmarketingcompanies.com/scholarship/. The application deadline is December 1, 2016.
Golden West Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning Scholarship
Golden West Plumbing Heating and Air Conditioning is fully committed to the communities they serve and the development of local families. They have developed a program to help students pursue their educational goals. If you have an interest in engineering, home design, or home improvements such as plumbing, heating or air conditioning, you are eligible to apply for their $1000.00 scholarship each year to help with college or trade school tuition. To apply, please visit http://www.goldenwestph.com/scholarships-for-students.html. The application deadline is November 30, 2016.
GoodCall's Best Decision Scholarship
GoodCall tries to help people make smarter decisions by giving them access to important data. They want to know about a great decision you've made in your life. Write an essay between 400 and 500 words detailing one of the most important decisions you've made in your life. What information did you rely on? What decision did you make? How did you know it was the right choice? An applicant must have a 3.0 or higher GPA. To submit your essay, please visit http://www.goodcall.com/scholarship. The application deadline is July 31, 2016.
Hackard Law Scholarship
Trust & estate litigation attorney Michael Hackard of Hackard Law, a Northern California law firm, is devoted to protecting the interests of the elderly and their families in estate, trust, and probate law. Promoting education on elder issues goes hand-in-hand with renewed respect for our elders. With that goal in mind, Hackard Law is honored to provide a one-time, non-renewable scholarship of $2,500 to one college student who wins the Hackard Law 2016 Scholarship Essay Contest.
To be eligible you must be a U.S. Citizen, at least 18 years of age at the time the scholarship is awarded, be enrolled in a U.S. college or university at the time of the award, and in good academic standings with your institution. To apply you must write a 500-word essay on the topic listed on their site. Make sure to carefully read the formatting rules of your essay. To apply, please visit http://www.hackardlaw.com/Academic-Scholarship.shtml. The application deadline is August 16, 2016.
Heart Disease Awareness Scholarship
This is a brand new scholarship which will award one undergraduate or graduate college student with $1,000 in 2016. It is the donor’s hope that through this scholarship program they can not only honor the lives of those we have lost to heart disease but also help students to do the same.
An eligible applicant must have been or be impacted by heart disease. You must also be enrolled in an accredited college or university as a graduate, undergraduate, and/or incoming freshman at an accredited institution in the United States, and carry at least a 3.0 GPA. To apply, you will need to write an essay on one of the three topics on their site. Please visit, http://www.xxxchurch.com/heart-disease-awareness-scholarship, to apply. The submission deadline is December 15, 2016.
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
HSF offers different scholarships to Hispanic American students enrolled full-time in a degree-seeking program at a U.S. accredited Title IV institution in the U.S., Puerto Rico, and U.S. Virgin Islands. Applicants must be of Hispanic heritage, be a U.S. citizen or a legal resident, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and must have applied for federal financial aid. For a full listing of the different scholarships available through this organization please log onto http://www.hispanicfund.org/.
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 open 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 in viticulture and enology and/or areas pertinent to the wine industry; and be a resident from Benton, Yakima, Klickitat counties. Applications along with additional eligibility criteria are available online at http://washingtonwinefoundation.org/scholarships/. Applications must be postmarked by November 30, annually.
John Foy & Associates “Strong Arm” Leukemia Scholarship
John Foy & Associates is known as the “Strong Arm of Georgia”. They know that not every battle is fought in the courtroom. Fighting a disease requires more than a legal “Strong Arm”, it requires a dedicated team of medical staff, loved ones and countless more. Fighting leukemia requires determination, drive, and diligence in both the patient and the patient’s loved ones. Often, the battle is a solitary one, isolating the patient and family.
To be eligible to apply for this $1,000 scholarship you or loved one must have been affected by leukemia, and you must be enrolled as an undergraduate at an accredited institution in the U.S. You will find three different topics listed at to choose from. To apply, please visit https://www.johnfoy.com/strong-arm-leukemia-scholarship/. The submission deadline is December 15, 2016.
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.
Kenneth P. Carp $1,000 College Scholarship
As an attorney, St. Louis lawyer Kenneth P. Carp understands the value of a higher education. The ever rising costs of tuition and other expenses associated with college and obtaining a higher degree can place a tremendous financial strain on students and their families. For this reason, the Law Offices of Kenneth P. Carp is pleased to offer an existing or incoming college student a $1,000 scholarship to meet their educational costs. The winner of the scholarship will be determined through an essay contest. To view the essay topic, please visit http://www.kcarplaw.com/scholarship/. The submission deadline is December 3, 2016.
Kittitas County Cattle Women Memorial Fund Scholarship
The Kittitas County Cattle Women Memorial Fund Scholarship for $500 is available to a female Kittitas County High School graduate who is enrolled full time at a community college or university in Washington state. Applicant must be a sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate level with a major or minor in an ag-related field. Applications can be found online at http://www.washingtoncattlemen.org/scholarships/. Applications must be postmarked by September 30, annually.
The Krist Law Firm, P.C. National Scholarship
The Krist Law Firm, P.C has built its success on integrity and ethical work, bringing trial-worthy preparation to each of its cases, and having the financial resources to build winning cases. With these factors in mind, they are proud to announce they will be sponsoring an annual scholarship of $10,000 to award an individual student the financial resources to accomplish their educational goals and prepare for future career aspirations.
An eligible applicant must be a United States citizen or permanent resident, be accepted to or currently enrolled in an accredited college, and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. To apply, you will need to complete the application form, provide a current transcript, provide a letter of recommendation from a faculty member, and submit a 300- to-500 word essay about a time when you faced a significant ethical dilemma. For more information, please visit http://www.houstoninjurylawyer.com/the-krist-law-firm-national-scholarship/. The application deadline is December 1, 2016.
Landscape Architecture Foundation
LAF is now accepting scholarship applications. Eligible candidates are undergraduate or graduate students enrolled at colleges and universities in the U.S. and Canada. Additional requirements vary by scholarship/fellowship. Please visit https://lafoundation.org/scholarship/scholarships-and-fellowships/ for a full list of available scholarships. Deadlines vary per scholarship.
Law Offices of Hart J. Levin Annual Scholarship
The Law Offices of Hart J. Levin would like to offer an annual scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to a student who is planning on attending college or graduate school, or who is currently enrolled. To apply, the applicant must draft an essay of between 500-1,500 words on the issue of drug legalization in the United States. For more information, please visit http://hartlevin.com/scholarship-fund/. The scholarship deadline is December 1, 2016.
LEGEND Compression Wear $500 Scholarship Contest
LEGEND™ is excited to make this opportunity available. They know that college can be expensive and they want to help by making a $500 scholarship available to one well deserving winner. In order to enter, you must be a current college student or incoming freshman that meets terms and conditions criteria, and you must submit a 500- word minimum blog article about the topic: “What it means to be a LEGEND in my life”. To apply. Please visit http://legendcompressionwear.com/2016-scholarship/. The application deadline is December 15, 2016.
LendingTree is excited to offer a chance at a $2,500 scholarship for college. Applicants must be a U.S. Citizen, be a higher school senior, and have a 3.5 or better GPA. To apply, you will need to film a video of yourself answering the following prompt: “What is your plan for paying for college?” You will not be judged on the quality of the video but on the answer that you provide to the prompt. The video must be no longer than 30 seconds. Any videos that go over 30 seconds will result in a disqualified application. To apply, please visit https://www.lendingtree.com/about/scholarship. The application deadline is July 15, 2016.
Lighting55 is awarding a need-based scholarship of $1,250 to a college student. They at Lighting55 understand that financing your education can be difficult. As a result, they would like to help. An applicant must be at least 16 years of age and he or she must answer four personal, open-ended, and thought-provoking questions. The students whose responses are the most persuasive, compelling, and well-written, as judged by our executive management team will be considered finalists. To apply, please visit http://www.lighting55.com/scholarship-apply/. The submission deadline is October 15, 2016.
Los Angeles Attorney Diabetes Scholarship
This $1,000 scholarship is intended to support one hard working, high achieving college student who lives with diabetes. To be eligible to apply you must have been diagnosed with diabetes of any type. You need to have been accepted or currently enrolled in an accredited college or university in the U.S., and have at least a 3.0 GPA. You will need to write a 500 -1000 word essay on one of the three topics listed on their website and submit an official copy of your transcript. To see the essay topics or to apply, please visit https://www.losangelesduiattorney.com/los-angeles-dui-attorney-diabetes-scholarship/. The application deadline is December 15, 2016.
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Since MALDEF's founding, the civil rights organization has supported the next generation of civil rights advocates for the Latino community. MALDEF currently offers: a Scholarship Resource Guide for high school, college, and graduate students; and a Law School Scholarship Program for law students. They are pleased to offer each year a scholarship resource guide listing many different types of scholarships for which you can apply. Please visit http://www.maldef.org/leadership/scholarships/index.html.
Manualbirds Video Scholarship Program
Dedicated to user manuals, handbooks and guides, Manualbirds leads the online PDF manual download by providing a mass online manual depository storing over 500,000 manuals from more than 15,000 brands. Manualbirds is eager to host the scholarship contest to help, as far as possible, excellent students with their college education.
To apply you will need to be a full-time student enrolled in an accredited post¬-secondary institution of higher learning (college or university) or a high school senior with a legitimate acceptance letter from an accredited university or college. You must also carry at least a 3.0 GPA. To apply you will need to create a 3-5 minute YouTube video relevant to the theme, “How I Fixed a Machine or Product.” For more information, please visit http://www.manualbirds.com/scholarship. The application deadline is February 27, 2017.
Mensa Foundation Scholarship Essay Contest
The U.S. scholarship program covers all of the country and awards more than $87,000 a year. The Foundation's U.S. scholarship program relies on approximately 400 volunteers around the country with support from the Foundation's office staff. The Foundation's college scholarship program bases its awards totally on essays written by the applicants. Consideration is not given to grades, academic program or financial need.
The scholarship application process opens September 15 and closes January 15 each year. To determine your eligibility to apply, please visit http://www.mensafoundation.org/scholarships. Applications must be received by January 15, annually.
Michigan Injury Lawyers Bi-Yearly College Scholarship
The Michigan personal injury law firm Michigan Injury Lawyers is happy to announce that it will be awarding a $500 bi-yearly scholarship to a student who is planning to attend a college or university during the 2016-2017 academic year. In order to participate in the competition, an applicant must either be currently enrolled at an accredited college or university or be planning to enroll for the fall 2016 semester. In order to apply, applicants must write a 500-word essay on the topic found on their site. Essays will be judged on the quality of the writing and the potential the applicant demonstrates for success in a field of study related to law. For more information, please visit http://www.michiganinjurylawyers.com/scholarship. The application deadline is October 20, 2016.
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.
National Garage Door Atlanta Asthma and Allergy Scholarship
As a family owned and operated company, everyone at National Garage has witnessed firsthand how asthma and allergies can affect one’s life. They know that often times, the effects can appear without warning, and once activated, they can radically change someone’s day-to-day rituals. However, they don’t believe that these effects should prohibit anyone who’s working hard to pursue their dreams. That’s why they want to help a student with asthma or allergies by awarding one hard working, high achieving college student with a $1,000 scholarship. To apply, please submit an official transcript and 500-1000 word essay response to one of the provided topics. Please visit https://www.nationalgaragedooratlanta.com/asthma-and-allergy-college-scholarship/ for more details. The application deadline is December 15, 2016.
National Society Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarships
The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) is a non-profit service organization (501C3) that annually offers a variety of scholarships to qualified individuals who are citizens of the United States, are attending, or plan to attend an accredited college or university within the United States. For information and complete instructions about how and where to apply, visit the NSDAR website at www.dar.org, then select "Scholarships" where a complete description of each scholarship is available, as well as the application process, and deadlines.
Nootie Dog Treats Scholarship
Nootie Dog Treats has created a yearly scholarship to benefit students within the United States. Being a pet company, they feel their role is not only in making pets healthier, but bringing joy to their owners and people around the world. Entries in their scholarship require writing an essay titled: “Why Dogs Make Me Feel Good”. The essay can detail any breed of dog and the applicant does not need to be a pet owner but merely can describe their love of dogs and why they feel great around them. The essay must be between 500 and 1,000 words. For a full list of rules, please visit http://nootiedogtreats.com/scholarship/. The application deadline is December 15, 2016.
Novus Biologicals Scholarship Program
The Novus Biologicals Scholarship Program is awarded to students pursuing a degree in a science related field twice a year. A $1500 (or international currency equivalent) scholarship will be awarded to one student for the fall and spring semesters.
An eligible applicant must have a major declared in a science related field and be enrolled or accepted into a baccalaureate, graduate, or an associate degree program. To apply, you will need to download their application and complete a 500-word essay on how you plan to use your degree to further advance science in your field of interest. For more information please visit http://www.novusbio.com/scholarship-program.html. The application deadline is July 8, 2016.
Daughters of the American Revolution
The local Columbia River Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution is pleased to once again offer a scholarship in the amount of $250. The applicant must be a local student who has been accepted or is currently enrolled at CBC. They must also be a member of the local chapter of DAR, a descendent of members of Columbia River DAR, or recommended by Columbia River DAR. Preference will given to those in nursing or history fields. To apply for the Columbia River DAR scholarship, please provide a short essay as to why you choose nursing or history. You must also attach a recommendation from a CBC instructor. For more information or to submit the above listed materials for consideration, contact Nancy Gower Hulse at email@example.com or call her at 509-539-1178. Please submit materials by August.
National Association of Hispanic Nurses
Approximately six awards for Hispanic students who are entering or enrolled in an accredited school of nursing. Additional information may be obtained by writing to:
National Association of Hispanic Nurses
1501 16th St. N.W.
Washington, DC 20036
Deadline: May 1, Annually.
Off-Campus Student Scholarship
At The Renters Guide Albany, they believe that education of the youth of America is of the utmost importance. In addition to helping people find the perfect apartment home for their needs, they want to help those aspiring to achieve their dreams of a college education. For current and future college students, many will make the choice to live off campus, many of which will be living in their very first apartment. They are proud to offer a scholarship to help make college a little more affordable for these students.
All applicants must be U.S. Citizens or permanent legal residents of the United States and be a commuter/living off campus. Applicants must also be attending an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in 2016 or in an accredited graduate school program, who will continue a full-time enrollment during the entirety of the 2016-2017 academic year. To apply to win the $500 scholarship, applicants must submit a 400-500-word essay on how living off campus has changed your college experience for the better. To apply, please visit http://www.rentersguidealbany.com/off-campus-scholarship/. All essays must be properly submitted no later than July 31, 2016.
Open Internet Scholarship
Knight Broadband’s goal is to help provide everyone in the United States access to arguably the most important tool today: The Internet. Not only do they believe that everyone should have access to a high speed Internet connection but also that the Internet service they get is open and that rules for everyone on the Internet are fair. This is why the concept of the Open Internet is so important to them.
This contest is open to anyone who lives in the fifty United States, the District of Columbia, or any US territory who is or will be attending a 2- or 4-year accredited institution of higher education or graduate program and has a minimum GPA of 3.0 or equivalent. To enter the contest, students choose a topic from the list below and create a video that answers the question or addresses the topic in a creative and thoughtful way that demonstrates the importance of the Open Internet concept. Videos must be five minutes or less in length and are required to be posted to YouTube publicly so that they can be reviewed by our team of judges. Please visit, http://www.knightbroadband.com/scholarship/ for more information. The application deadline is November 18, 2016.
Ottinger Employment Lawyers Scholarship
The Ottinger Firm, P.C. is proud to announce the 2016 Ottinger Law Scholarship. Any US student who has graduated high school by fall 2016 and will be attending an accredited university or college by spring 2017 may apply. Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA and must attach a copy of their high school or college transcript. Applicants must also be pursuing a law-related degree. You will need to complete the application on their site and upload a current transcript to apply. Please visit http://ottingerlaw.com/san-francisco-employment-lawyers/#scholarship-application, for more information. The application deadline is December 30, 2016.
PeerFinance101 Personal Finance Scholarship
One of our key messages at PeerFinance101 is that financial education and good money habits start at home. They want to thank parents that have made personal finance a part of their children’s education and congratulate students for taking the time to start their financial journey. That’s why they’re proud to offer an annual scholarship of $500 to new and current college students.
Applicants must submit a 500+ word essay about what your parents taught you about personal finance. Topics can include budgeting, investing, saving money, paying bills, making money or anything your parents taught you about money. The essay must be your own work and not submitted to any other website. To read more about this scholarship opportunity, please visit http://peerfinance101.com/personal-finance-scholarship/. Essays must be received by August 15, 2016.
Pride Foundation Scholarships
Pride Foundation has more than 50 different types of scholarships available, but students only need to fill out one application. Thanks to the generosity of their community, Pride Foundation is able to offer a diversity of scholarships, which encourage students of different backgrounds and educational interests to apply. Most scholarships are available for straight-ally or questioning students as well as students of LGBT parents. All promote leadership and diversity in the LGBT community. Interested individuals submit one application and the scholarship review committee will determine for which scholarship the applicant is eligible. Pride Foundation has awarded $340,000 in scholarships to students from Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington. To assist students applying for these scholarships, Pride Foundation will hold scholarship application workshops throughout the Pacific Northwest this fall. For specific times and locations, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 800-735-7287 ext. 110. Full details on who qualifies for a scholarship are available at http://www.pridefoundation.org/scholarships/questions-answers. The application can be found at http://www.pridefoundationscholar.org/login.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2fdefault.aspx. The deadline for applications is January 31, annually. NOTE: To confirm annual deadline, please check their website.
Psychology Access Scholarship
This scholarship is open to U.S & Canadian based students pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree specifically in the areas of Psychology, Counseling, Therapy, or Social Work. Two-year college students enrolled in an undergraduate level program next year are also eligible to receive the scholarship.
Candidates are judged on academic history, extracurricular activities, employment history, and essay. Academic history is weighted 25%, extracurricular activities 25%, employment history 25%, and essay 25%. An applicant must have a minimum 3.2 GPA. To apply, please visit http://mastersinpsychologyguide.com/scholarships/. The application deadline is October 1, 2016.
R&D Systems Scholarship Application Fall 2016
R&D Systems is proud to support education in science with a scholarship program established to students who are pursuing a degree in a science related field. A $1,500 (or international currency equivalent) scholarship will be awarded twice a year for one student in the fall semester and one student in the spring semester.
An eligible applicant must have a major declared in a science related field and be enrolled or accepted into baccalaureate, graduate, associate degree program. To apply you will need to download their application and complete a 500-word essay on how you plan to use your degree to further advance science in your field of interest. For more information please visit https://www.rndsystems.com/grants-scholarships/scholarship-application. The application deadline is July 8, 2016.
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 and that is why they want to hear your inspiring story.
Participants must be able to verify enrollment for college at an accredited university inside the USA during the fall semester of the same year the essay is submitted. 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 email@example.com with “Race to Inspire – Scholarship” in the subject line. You can read more online at https://www.raceentry.com/race-to-inspire-scholarship. The application deadline is August 15, 2016.
Ron Brown Scholarship
The Ron Brown Scholar Program seeks to identify African-American high school seniors who will make significant contributions to society. Applicants must excel academically, exhibit exceptional leadership potential, participate in community service activities and demonstrate financial need. The applicant must be a US citizen or hold a permanent resident visa card. Current college students are not eligible to apply. For more information go to http://www.ronbrown.org/.
Deadline: Early January, Annually.
Rove Pest Control Scholarship
Rove Pest Control in Minneapolis is pleased to offer The Rove Pest Control Scholarship application for 2016. This scholarship opportunity is open to high school students and graduates nationwide in the United States of America who have been accepted to a college or university. This award will be presented to a United States student for the following academic year in the amount of $500 and will be paid at the beginning of the fall semester (2017). Although this scholarship is open to anyone seeking a higher education, special consideration will be given to anyone pursuing a degree in entomology or a related field.
To apply, you will need to complete the application found on their site, http://www.rovepestcontrol.com/rove-pest-control-scholarship/. You must have a 3.0 or higher GPA and will be required to provide an official sealed transcript. Finalists will also be required to submit a student aid report showing household income. Although not required, applicants are encouraged to submit recommendation letters and/or resumes to substantiate their application. The application deadline is December 31, 2016.
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Sales Training and Development Scholarship
If you are looking to pursue a degree in business or teaching, or have plans to own your own business, you are invited to apply for this scholarship program. If you are a high school senior (or about to enter senior year), college freshmen or sophomore you are eligible to apply. To apply, you just need to answer five questions listed on their site as an essay. To read more about this scholarship or to apply, visit http://www.salestraininganddevelopment.com/usascholarship.html. The application deadline is December 31, 2016.
SeniorAdvice.com Annual Scholarships
SeniorAdvice.com believes in the value of advanced education for those who give back to the elderly community. They also understand that there is a lot to be learned from spending time and energy in the senior community. Memories, information and advice can be passed down from generation to generation and it’s important to capture and communicate these experiences. They believe students should be honored for their devotion to elderly seniors.
SeniorAdvice.com is offering two $1,000 scholarships to students who will be enrolled in a college or university for the fall of 2016 academic semester. The SeniorAdvice Caregiver Scholarship is for eligible students who have been a caregiver for an adult relative or while serving as a volunteer at a senior living community within the past year. To apply, please visit https://www.senioradvice.com/news-room/senioradvice-scholarship-announcement. The application deadlines are July 15, 2016.
Single Parent Scholarships
At Custody X Change, they believe everybody should have the opportunity to attend college, regardless of their circumstances. Single parents often struggle to accumulate funds and maintain a decent standard of living while studying. The fear of being unable to provide adequate child care often overshadows academic aspirations. That is why each year Custody X Change offers two $1,000 scholarships to single parents going to college.
You must be a U.S. resident, 18 years of age or older, enrolled full-time at an accredited college, and have a 3.0 or higher GPA. To apply, you will need to write a 450-550 word essay and submit your unofficial transcript. The essay topic can be found at https://www.custodyxchange.com/scholarships/. The application deadline is July 31, 2016.
The Sleeklens Academic Scholarship Program
Sleeklens is proud to announce its academic scholarship program for 2016. Three winners will each receive $2000 to cover academic expenses for the 2016 academic year. Sleeklens believes individual effort and brilliance should be rewarded.
In order to apply you will need to write an essay based on the topic found on their website as well as complete the online application. To apply, please visit http://sleeklens.com/the-sleeklens-academic-scholarship/. The application deadline is March 30, 2017.
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 Mid-Columbia Women's Opportunity Award
This award gives women the resources they need to improve their education, skills, and employment prospects. Eligible applicants must be women who provide the primary financial support for their families (head of household), are enrolled in or have been accepted into a vocational/skills training program or undergraduate degree program, have financial need, and are motivated to achieve their educational and career goals. The award is $1,000. Applications can be found at their website http://simidcolumbia.wordpress.com. Application deadline is December 15, annually.
Soroptimist Women's Opportunity Award
This award gives women the resources they need to improve their education, skills, and employment prospects. Eligible applicants must be women who provide the primary financial support for their families (head of household), are enrolled in, or have been accepted to, a vocational/skills training program or an undergraduate degree program, have financial need, and are motivated to achieve their educational and career goals. The first place award is $2,000 and the second place award is $1,000. The applications can be downloaded from http://www.columbiabasin.edu/Modules/ShowDocument.aspx?documentid=4090. The deadline is December 15, annually.
Soroptimist Professional/Technical Award
This award will be given to two women enrolled in a professional or technical program leading to a certificate, license, or degree. The award can be used for tuition and books. The first place award is $1,500 and the second place award is $1,000. Applications can be downloaded by visiting http://www.soroptimistpascokennewick.org/live-your-dream-awards.html. The deadline for applications is January 15, annually.
The Special Education Scholarship
This scholarship program is for students who are majoring in special education. The applicant is required to have a major in special education and must be scheduled to take at least one major-required class in the upcoming fall semester. They will need additional documentation confirming the applicant is currently a special education major as well as a copy of their schedule showing at least one major-required class. This scholarship is for undergraduate students only. To apply, you will need to write an essay based on the topic found by visiting http://www.disabilitycarecenter.org/giving-back/scholarships/. This is a $500 award, and the application deadline is August 1, 2016.
SR Education Group Scholarships
SR Education Group is an organization committed to providing assistance to students pursuing higher education. They offer monthly need-based scholarships to students over the age of 16 who are interested in pursuing a degree or certificate program at an accredited institute of higher learning. They offer a Community College scholarship and a Women’s scholarship. The application or process can be found online at http://www.sreducationgroup.org/scholarships. Deadlines vary each month.
Staver Law Group National Scholarship
Staver Law Group PC was founded to help people from all walks of life in their personal injury matters. Every day, they help those who have been hurt in car accidents or other types of personal injury situations and are struggling to keep up with medical bills and their daily lives. Staver Law Group is offering a $5,000 scholarship to aid one student whose essay shows an understanding and appreciation for the type of work they do. The scholarship must be applied to tuition and other education-related expenses.
An eligible applicant must be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident who has been accepted into or is currently attending college with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. You will need to submit essay of 300-500 words exploring how personal injury lawyers play a role leading safety initiatives by helping those injured and how you as an individual can promote personal and community safety into your everyday life. For a full list of rules or to apply, please visit http://www.chicagolawyer.com/staver-law-group-personal-injury-scholarship/. The deadline to apply is December 1, 2016.
The Steven M. Sweat Annual College Scholarship Essay Competition
This scholarship provides $1,000 each year to help students meet the increasing costs of obtaining a higher education. In order to participate in the contest, applicants must be currently attending or planning on attending an accredited U.S. college or university in the near future. In addition, they must write and submit a 500-word essay responding to a specific question on the donor’s site. To read the question or scholarship rules, please visit http://www.victimslawyer.com/scholarship/. The application deadline is December 1, 2016.
StudentScholarships.org 2016-2017 Scholarships
StudentScholarships.org is offering several different scholarships available to college students. The criteria and deadline dates for each scholarship varies. More information can be found at https://www.studentscholarships.org/2016scholarships.php.
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/.
TanklessHub Digital Marketing Scholarship
TanklessHub is a firm of experienced reviewers from different parts of the globe who delivers unbiased tankless water heater reviews from an expert point of view. With the growing social media market, TanklessHub looks forward to helping talented individuals succeed in digital marketing. This is by providing them with a digital marketing scholarship. To succeed and participate in the scholarship application, interested participants are only required to write an essay of 500 words. To review the essay topic or to apply, please visit http://www.tanklesshub.com/scholarship/.
The application deadline is October 31, 2016. T.E.A.C.H. Scholarships
The Teacher Education and Compensation Helps (T.E.A.C.H.) program provides scholarships to childcare center providers and family childcare providers who want to study early childhood education. Any childcare provider employed full-time (30 hours or more per week) in a licensed childcare center or licensed family care provider; or any school-age provider working in a licensed facility 15 to 29 hours per week: is eligible. For more information about the T.E.A.C.H. Scholarship Program call toll-free 1-866-30TEACH or (253) 383-2746 or E-mail TEACH@childcarenet.org. A limited number of scholarships are awarded every quarter.
Texas SEO Company Scholarship Program
Each year, the Texas SEO Company offers a $600 scholarship twice per year to students who apply to their program. To apply, you must be an enrolled student or intending to enroll at a college or university and you must provide an article that is about a Search/Internet Marketing. Your essay must be at least a 1,000 words and essay topics include: search engine optimization, pay per click advertising, social media marketing, website development, e-commerce, video advertising, mobile advertising, mobile app advertising, digital marketing or internet marketing. If there is a topic you wish to write about that is not listed, that will be accepted for review as well. For a full list of rules or to apply, http://thetexasseocompany.com/the-texas-seo-company-scholarship-program/. The submission deadlines are August 2nd and December 28th, annually.
Toptal STEM Scholarships for Women
Toptal supports aspiring female computer scientists, developers, and software engineers to achieve their goals via financial support and mentorship by top professional developers and designers. Toptal is an exclusive network of the most talented freelance software engineers and designers in the world. By winning this scholarship, you’ll get access to direct mentorship from the expert developers and designers in our network. To apply, please visit https://www.toptal.com/scholarships. They will be offering one scholarship per month for the next 12 months.
Tungsten Rings.com Scholarship Contest
Tungsten Rings.com wants to hear your thoughts about why tungsten rings are the top wedding band. This requires you to make a 5+ minute YouTube video explaining why tungsten rings are better than other forms of metal, and why so many men are choosing them. In addition to a submitted YouTube video, you will need to write a 1,000+ word essay about your goals in life, why you're attending your university, and what wedding band you want to wear when you're married. If you’re already married, then we want to hear about your experience on why you chose your current wedding band. The winner receives a $500 university scholarship. To apply, please visit http://www.tungstenrings.com/scholarship/. The application deadline is September 2, 2016.
TvExpert is announcing an annual scholarship for a student who best explores a topic of their selection. The scholarship is awarded to any student in a United States, Canadian, Australian, or European accredited college or university. To apply, you will need to write an essay of 500 to 750 words about the topic: "What innovations are you foreseeing in the TV market in the upcoming five years". You will need to provide an official transcript showing a GPA of at least 3.0 and be able to show proof of legal residency. For more information, please visit https://www.tvexpert.nl/scholarship.html. The application deadline is December 14, 2016.
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.
University Tutor’s Scholarship
University Tutor holds a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest where students write a short essay in response to a monthly prompt. The submitted essays are reviewed by University Tutor staff at the end of the month and one winner is chosen to receive the $1,000 college scholarship. Interested students can enter the contest by visiting http://www.universitytutor.com/scholarship-contest. Deadlines can vary per month, please check their site.
UnstressYourself.com Scholarship Program
The UnstressYourself.com Research Leadership Scholarship Program was created in hopes that it may encourage students in various health fields to work toward a future in which stress and its related problems can be controlled. Three winners will be chosen, based on quality of submitted essay. Highest award is $1,000. Two additional winners will be given $500 each.
To apply you must write an 800-1400- word essay about managing stress. To read the full essay subject requirements or to submit your essay, visit http://www.unstressyourself.com/scholarship/. The application deadline is July 31, 2016.
USAttorneys.com National Scholarship Essay Contest
With the ever increasing costs of college tuition, USAttorneys.com understands that the “American Dream” is getting harder to obtain. Many students leave school buried in student loan debt, which takes them years to climb out from under. This is the main reason they are so pleased to be able to offer this $2,500 scholarship.
This scholarship is open to any US resident or citizen that has been accepted to, or is currently attending, an accredited American university or college. To apply you will need to write an 800 – 1,000 word essay on any of the topics found on their site. Please visit http://divorce.usattorneys.com/scholarship-program/, for more information. The application deadline is January 15, 2015.
Veteran Benefits Scholarship 2016
VeteranAid.org, the leading online resource for information on Veterans’ Aid & Attendance pension benefit, is proud to announce our first annual scholarship for advancement in higher education. This is a general scholarship which will award each of the selected applicants with a scholarship award 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 three (3) students enrolled in an associate's degree, bachelor's degree, or graduate level program at an accredited 2-year college or 4-year university during the 2016-2017 academic year. Applicants must include a 150-word maximum introductory bio with their 500-750-word essay and sign the Scholarship Award Agreement. Please visit, http://www.veteranaid.org/apply.php#scholarship for more information. The application deadline is December 31, 2016.
Veterans United Foundation Scholarships
The Veterans United Foundation scholarships are awarded ongoing, and as of October, new scholarship applications are now being accepted. They are now offering ten $1,000 scholarships each year. Check out their website http://www.enhancelives.com/scholarships for scholarship opportunities. Eligible applicants will be current and prospective ROTC program students, active-duty military personnel with plans to attend college, honorably discharged Veterans of the U.S. military, and sons and daughters of veterans or active-duty military. Please check the website for the new essay prompt.
Viking Mergers’ Entrepreneur Endorsement Scholarship
Viking Merger & Acquisitions understands the importance of small and local businesses. They are excited to see the new ideas of the future entrepreneurs but they know starting a business can be financially straining. Tack on the cost of education and the financial burden grows even further. Viking wants to inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs and foster small business growth in America. That’s why they’ve created the Entrepreneur Endorsement Scholarship.
Those applying need to be able to demonstrate an interest in entrepreneurship. Demonstration can include majoring in business, currently operating a side business while in college, being involved in a family business, or being involved in an activity that will support your business/career goals of entrepreneurship. As part of the application process, you’ll need to explain how your major, business, or extracurricular activities express your interest in entrepreneurship. For a full list of rules or to apply, please visit http://www.vikingmergers.com/scholarships/. The application deadline is November 1, 2016.
Vista Hermosa Foundation Scholarships
The Vista Hermosa Foundation Scholarship program offers financial support and encouragement to low-income and first-generation college students who might otherwise not be able to continue their education and pursue their dreams for the future. There are three types of scholarships available to students pursuing vocational, technical, community college or 4-year university degrees. The committee reviews application two times per year. For more information please visit www.firstfruits.com/scholarships.html.
Waechter Medical-Legal Scholarship
Jason Waechter loves both the medical profession and the legal profession. He believes the best of each field have something in common—they solve problems in creative and original ways. That is why his firm is offering one $1,000 scholarship awarded to a student of some kind of legal college, university or program; AND one $1,000 scholarship awarded to a student of some kind of medical college, university, or program.
This is open to any student of any kind of legal or medical college, university, or program and has no GPA requirement. An applicant must provide their contact information, background information, and submit an original word essay on one of the topics listed on their site. For a full list of rules or to apply, please visit http://www.birthlaw.com/34.html. The application deadline is September 1, 2016.
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 http://washingtonwinefoundation.org/scholarships/.
Washington State Employees Credit Union Scholarship
Washington State Employees Credit Union is pleased to offer financial assistance to students pursuing a higher education. The WSECU scholarship is available for students who are pursuing a two-year, four-year, or graduate degree full-time in the fall of that year. Twenty scholarships of $2,000 each will be awarded to recipients attending a four-year or graduate school and seven scholarships of $1,000 each to students studying at a two-year or vocational school. 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 5, annually. NOTE: This scholarship is offered annually, however dates may vary. Please check their website for current open and close dates.
Washington Women In Need Grants
WWIN is a community-supported non-profit organization that provides funding for education and healthcare for women in need in Washington state. The WWIN Education Grant provides assistance for tuition and books at accredited institutions in the state of Washington. The WWIN grant is the last funding source applied to tuition and book expenses, after all federal and private grants and scholarships. This means that women will only be eligible for WWIN funding if other grants and scholarships received do not fully cover costs of tuition and books. The WWIN Education Grant funds up to $5,000 over one year for low income women throughout the state of Washington and applicants are selected based on financial criteria, a balanced distribution among the schools, and the order in which the application was received. In order to apply, women must be enrolled in the school of their choice and have completed the federal financial aid (FAFSA) form. WWIN can fund any level of degree or vocational certification through a bachelor’s degree. In order to receive funding, students must maintain at least a 2.5 grade point average and be eligible for in-state tuition at accredited institutions. Education Assistance grant applications will be available on their website at http://www.wwin.org/. Check their website for quarterly application dates.
White Collar Defense Diversity Scholarship
Federal Criminal Lawyer, Farral Haber, is offering this annual $500 scholarship to African American and Hispanic students from single-mother homes who are committed to pursuing a quality education and who have a demonstrated ability for overcoming adversity and challenges related to their backgrounds. The candidate must be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, and must have a demonstrated financial need. To apply or for more information, please visit http://whitecollarattorney.net/diversity-scholarship-2016. The application deadline is September 1, 2016.
Whiting Law Group, Ltd., LLC Scholarship
Whiting Law Group, Ltd. values education and helping those in need. They understand that school can be a significant expense and know how hard it can be for students and their families to make ends meet. Between housing, tuition, books, and school supplies, the cost of attending college or graduate school can easily rise into the tens of thousands of dollars, if not more. In an effort to make things a little easier for students and their families, they are pleased to be offering a yearly $1,000 scholarship to individuals who are currently attending or planning on attending college or graduate school in the near future. In order to apply, applicants must submit a 500+ -word essay on the topic listed on their site, http://wlglaw.net/scholarship/. The application deadline is July 15, 2016.
Whitley Law Firm Distracted Driving Prevention Scholarship
The purpose of offering the scholarship is not only to help someone offset the rising costs of college, but also to raise awareness on the issue of distracted driving. The Whitley Law Firm Distracted Driving Prevention Scholarship is open to any current undergraduate, graduate, or law school student, as well as any incoming freshman students who carry at least a 3.0 GPA. To apply you will need to write a 1,000 word essay on your own experiences with distracted driving, provide a current resume, and a current transcript. To read more, please visit http://whitleylawfirm.com/2016-scholarship/. The application deadline is December 31, 2016.
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ZHL Auto Accident Scholarship
Zaner Harden Law is proud to announce our 2016 ZHL Auto Accident Scholarship. As attorneys, they have witnessed the incredible hardships injured people and their families face after a car accident. That's why they have decided to sponsor a scholarship specifically for family members of people who have been injured in an accident and who are seeking a higher education.
Students must be attending college by spring 2017 and have a High School or College GPA of 3.0. They must also have been affected by a car accident, either personally or through a blood-relative. Special consideration will be given to students pursuing a law-related area of study, though it is not requirement. To apply, you will need to complete their application found by visitinghttp://www.zanerhardenlaw.com/denver-auto-accident-lawyer#accident-scholarship. The scholarship deadline is December 30, 2016.
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