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Miss Whatcom County Scholarship Organization
Miss Whatcom County Scholarship

Date Posted:09/03/2014

Miss Whatcom County is a scholarship program that focuses on creating the next female leaders of our generation. While preparing for a culminating pageant at the beginning of March, they train young women in interviewing, nonprofit fundraising, networking, public presentation, talent and confidence. Every contestant will receive a minimum of $200 for competing, with an opportunity to win more. They gave away over $6000 last year, with their current Miss Whatcom County receiving $2000.The winner of the competition will also get the opportunity to compete for the state title of Miss Washington in July, which is the official preliminary to Miss America; the largest scholarship provider to young women in the world. To apply, please fill out the application at misswhatcomcounty.com/phases-of-competition/application2015. 



Deadline:

10/28/2014

Amount:

$200 minimum

Application Location:
http://misswhatcomcounty.com/phases-of-competition/


American Berlin Opera Foundation

Date Posted:12/08/2008

This scholarship competition is open to American citizens and permanent residents between the ages of 18 and 30 who are beginning their professional careers. Selected candidates will be invited to participate in New York auditions to be held on December 8, 2014. Transportation to and from New York is at the candidate's own expense.



Deadline:

10/31/2014

Amount:

$16,000 stipend

Application Location:
http://www.operafoundation.org/applicationform.html


The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships For New Americans

Date Posted:10/12/2009

Applicants are eligible to apply if:(1) is a resident alien, i.e., holds a Green Card; or, (2) has been naturalized as a US citizen, or (3) is the child of two parents who are both naturalized citizens. The applicant must either have a bachelor's degree or be in her/his final year of undergraduate study. Those who have a bachelor's degree may already be pursuing graduate study and may receive Fellowship support to continue that study.

See link for more details.



Deadline:

11/01/2014

Amount:

Unspecified

Application Location:
http://pdsoros.org/competition/index.cfm


Veterans of Foriegn Wars
Voice of Democracy

Date Posted:06/25/2014

The VFW established the Voice of Democracy program (VOD) in 1947 to provide students grades 9-12 the opportunity to express themselves in regards to democratic ideas and principles.

Students should record their reading of the draft to a CD. The recording can be no shorter than three minutes and no longer than five minutes (plus or minus five seconds).

Entries begin at the Post level. Once the student creates their essay and completes burning the audio version to a CD, they can submit their typed version, CD and the Voice of Democracy entry form to their local participating VFW Post by the November 1 deadline.

The national first-place winner receives a $30,000 scholarship paid directly to the recipient’s American university, college or vocational/technical school. Other national scholarships range from $1,000-$16,000, and the first-place winner from each (State) VFW Department wins an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C.

 



Deadline:

11/01/2014

Amount:

$30,000

Application Location:
http://www.vfw.org/Community/Voice-of-Democracy/


Ron Brown Scholar Program
Ron Brown Scholar Program

Date Posted:06/25/2014

The Ron Brown Scholar Program seeks to identify students who will make significant contributions to society. Applicants must excel academically, show exceptional leadership potential and make an impact on their communities through service to others. To be eligible, applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, Black or African American and current high school seniors at the time of their application. Applicants should demonstrate academic achievement, exhibit leadership ability, participate in community service activities and demonstrate financial need.



Deadline:

11/01/2014

Amount:

$10,000

Application Location:
http://www.ronbrown.org/Apply/ApplicationDownload.aspx


American Copy Editors Society
ACES Copy Editing Scholarship

Date Posted:07/17/2013

All ACES scholarships are for potential professional copy editors. The scholarships are open to students who will be college juniors, seniors or graduate students in the fall, and to graduating students who will take full-time copy editing jobs or internships.

Applications will be evaluated by a panel of five experienced copy editors. The top award, for $2,500, is named for Merv Aubespin, a former president of the National Association of Black Journalists, a longtime champion of copy editors and, as the chairman of the Human Resources Committee of the American Society of Newspaper Editors in the mid-1990s, the "godfather" of ACES.

For more information, please visit the website below.



Deadline:

11/16/2014

Amount:

$1,000 - $2,500

Application Location:
http://www.copydesk.org/edfund/apply/


SaveOnEnergy
SaveOnEnergy Education Scholarship

Date Posted:10/09/2014

In order to be considered, write a 600-800 word essay for an uninformed audience on the topic of "How Energy Deregulation Works." Your essay should answer these questions: What are the differences between regulated and deregulated models? Why are some states embracing energy retailer competition while others aren't? How does energy deregulation reflect the ideals of a free market? Is that even an adequate comparison?



Deadline:

11/21/2014

Amount:

$1,000

Application Location:
https://www.saveonenergy.com/energy-scholarship/


Northwest Hawai'i Ohana
NWHO Scholarship

Date Posted:02/18/2014

NWHO will award an academic scholarship to a student planning to attend any postsecondary program or who is currently enrolled in a postsecondary program who wishes to further his/her  education to achieve personal and career goals.

Top priority will be given to a NWHO member or the dependent of a NWHO member. Second priority will be given to the child of a Hawai'i high school graduate. 



Deadline:

11/22/2014

Amount:

$500

Application Location:
In Scholarship Center OM 275


The Rachel Royston Permanent Scholarship Foundation

Date Posted:09/03/2013

The Rachel Royston Permanent Scholarship Foundation is pleased to announce the availability of scholarships for the 2013/2014 academic year. The following guidelines apply:

(1) Be a woman educator (or in training to be an educator) pursuing graduate level work or advanced study at an accredited institution of higher learning;
(2) Be a bona fide resident of Washington State;
(3) Meet reasonable standards of scholarship, professional service, and other evidence of potential for future service in education;
(4) Complete the application process and postmark it on or before November 18, 2013.

Visit website for more details:
http://www.deltakappagamma.org/WA/Resources/RRapplprocedure.pdf



Deadline:

11/25/2014

Amount:

Unspecifed

Application Location:

Requests for applications can be made by email to Annamarie Lavieri at roystonscholarship@yahoo.com or In Scholarship Center OM 275


BBG Communications
Youth Volunteer Scholarship Award

Date Posted:07/17/2013

Over the past two years a student must have completed a minimum of 50 hours of volunteer work. Over the past two years the student must have maintained a GPA of 3.5 or greater. A student must be under the age of 21 years on the day of the deadline. The student must submit an essay on this year's topic-- Explain in 1000 words or less why you have chosen to volunteer your time with the organization(s) and how your experience has changed your life.



Deadline:

11/29/2014

Amount:

$500

Application Location:
http://www.bbgcommunications.com/communications/article/104.php


New Look
Laser Tattoo Removal Semi Annual Scholarship

Date Posted:06/18/2014

Twice each year, New Look awards merit-based scholarships for students pursuing higher education with an emphasis in one of the following fields: nursing, medicine, natural or applied sciences, or engineering. Three components must be submitted for your entry: (A) Application Form, (B) Small Writing Project, and (C) Copy of transcript.



Deadline:

11/30/2014

Amount:

$1,000

Application Location:
http://www.newlookhouston.com/New_Look_Scholarship.html


ScholarshipExperts.com
Education Matters Scholarship

Date Posted:03/06/2014

Applicants must:

Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application

Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia

Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2020) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education

Complete an online scholarship search profile at ScholarshipExperts.com

Submit an online short written response (250 words or less) for the question:


“What would you say to someone who thinks education doesn’t matter, or that college is a waste of time and money? ”

For more information click on the link below.

Deadline:

11/30/2014

Amount:

$5,000

Application Location:
http://www.scholarshipexperts.com/apply.htx


DME Company
DME Plastics University Scholarship Program

Date Posted:06/18/2014

Applicants must be enrolled in a plastics program at any accredited trade school/university with a 2-year certificate, 2-year associate or 4-year bachelor’s degree program.



Deadline:

12/01/2014

Amount:

$1,000

Application Location:
https://www.dme.net/resources/closing-knowledge-gap


TicketCity
TicketCity Annual College Scholarship Program

Date Posted:10/21/2014

Focus is on student-athletes, and the student sports fan. Choose from one of the 3 essay subject options below and write a 500 – 800 work essay.

  • Describe why sporting events are important to the culture of a university.

 

  • What college sporting event has had a major impact on your life and why?

 

  • What is your favorite game-day tradition at your University and why?


Deadline:

12/01/2014

Amount:

$2,500

Application Location:
http://www.ticketcity.com/ticketcity-annual-college-scholarship-program.html


Overseas Press Club Foundation
OPC Foundation Scholarships

Date Posted:07/18/2013

Graduate and undergraduate students studying at American Colleges and Universities who aspire to become foreign correspondents, are eligible to apply.

The judges require that applicants submit a Cover letter, Resume and Essay. The applicant's school should appear at the top of each page.

The Essay of approximately 500 words should concentrate on an area of the world or an international issue that is in keeping with the applicant's interest. It can be in the form of a story, news analysis or a traditional essay.

The Cover Letter should be autobiographical in nature addressing such questions as how the applicant developed an interest in this particular part of the world, or how he or she would use the scholarship to further journalistic ambitions. The judges respond well to applications showing strong reporting skills, color, and understanding or passion. Applicants do not have to be US citizens.



Deadline:

12/01/2014

Amount:

$2,000

Application Location:
http://www.overseaspressclubfoundation.org/apply.html


ASHRAE
Undergraduate Engineering Scholarships

Date Posted:03/03/2014

Eligibility:

•Full-time enrollment in an accredited undergraduate engineering or engineering technology program recognized by ASHRAE and listed for each scholarship. (Note: enrollment in an architecture program accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) at a school in North Carolina, South Carolina, or Georgia is accepted for Region IV Benny Bootle Scholarship)

•A cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 on a scale where 4.0 is the highest and/or a class ranking of no less than 30% evidenced by submission of an official transcript of grades and/or statement from a school administrator

•Three letters of recommendation, including one from an instructor or faculty advisor, a current or past employer, and another character reference. In the case of institutions with an ASHRAE student branch, a letter from the faculty advisor of that branch may be one of the three letters of recommendation.

•Evaluation Form completed and submitted by the Student Activities Chair or other officer of the nearest ASHRAE chapter following an interview with the applicant

•Potential service to the HVAC&R profession •Financial need •Leadership ability (activities, leadership roles, community service, etc.) •Work ethics (summer jobs, part-time jobs, etc.)

For more information click the link below.



Deadline:

12/01/2014

Amount:

Unspecified

Application Location:
https://www.ashrae.org/membership--conferences/student-zone/scholarships-and-grants/scholarship-program#criteria


Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers
Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers’ Single Mother Scholarship

Date Posted:10/22/2014

To apply for the scholarship, write a 500+ word essay on the advantages of going back to school while caring for your children as a mother. How do you believe motherhood has helped prepare you for the challenges that you will face as a student? Examples may include the ability to succeed in time management skills, ability to listen carefully to others and ability to effectively manage multiple priorities. Craft your essay and explain your answer.

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers will review applications and award 2 applicants with a $1,000 scholarship each. The scholarship may be used to cover school-related expenses, such as tuition fees, registration costs, supplies and books.



Deadline:

12/05/2014

Amount:

$1,000

Application Location:
http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/articles/single-mother-scholarship/


Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity
The Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest

Date Posted:10/21/2014

The Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest is an annual competition designed to challenge college students to analyze the urgent ethical issues confronting them in today's complex world.

Registered full-time undergraduate juniors and seniors at accredited four-year colleges and universities in the US are welcome to enter the Essay Contest.

Students are encouraged to write thought-provoking personal essays that raise questions, single out issues and are rational arguments for ethical action.


For more information, visit their website.



Deadline:

12/08/2014

Amount:

Up to $5,000

Application Location:
http://www.eliewieselfoundation.org/prizeinethics.aspx


American Electroplaters and Surface Finishers Society

Date Posted:04/01/2010

The scholarship award is available to both undergraduates and graduates. Undergraduate applicants must be junior standing or above when applying and must be of senior standing for that aca­demic year. Undergraduate and graduate students must be studying in mechanical engineering, material science or engineering, met­allurgical engineering, chemical engineering, environmental engineering, or chemistry. The applicant must be attending an accredited college. There are no geographic limitations. Both national and interna­tional applicants are urged to apply. For an undergraduate applicant, GPA should be 3.0 or above; for a graduate applicant, GPA should be 3.3 or above.



Deadline:

12/09/2014

Amount:

$1,500

Application Location:
http://www.nasf.org/Content/NavigationMenu/AESFFoundation/ScholarshipInformation/default.htm


Spokeo
Spokeo Connections Scholarship

Date Posted:10/14/2014

Intended for students with at least a 3.0 GPA currently enrolled or entering into a university in Fall of 2015. Select one of three different essay topics listed and submit before or on the listed deadline.



Deadline:

12/10/2014

Amount:

$1,000

Application Location:
http://www.spokeo.com/spokeo-connections-scholarship


Yottabyte
Yottabyte Innovation in Software Scholarship

Date Posted:10/09/2014

Undergraduate and graduate IT students who will be attending an accredited university in the United States in the Spring of 2015 are eligible to apply for our scholarship. Applicants will be judged on their academic merits, as well as the content of the submission they provide.

Essay:
In 1,500 words or fewer (along with diagrams if needed), please answer the following:

  • What are the next, most impactful innovations in software?

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must be an undergraduate or graduate student studying software programming, engineering or technology at an accredited university in the US.
  • Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • Applicants must submit a copy of their undergraduate transcript and an essay.


Deadline:

12/12/2014

Amount:

$500-$1,000

Application Location:
http://www.yottabyte.com/scholarship/innovations-software-scholarship/


CenturyLink
Century Link future of Google Scholarship

Date Posted:10/17/2014

Google is the preferred search engine for most Americans. They get over 3 billion searches per day and own 68 percent of the search engine market share.

To apply for this scholarship, complete the application at the link below and prepare an essay of 400 words or less answering the following prompt:

What will Google look like in 10 years? Describe what you think the future of internet search is and how we might interact with sites like Google.com in the future.

For additional information see the website below.



Deadline:

12/15/2014

Amount:

$1,000

Application Location:
http://www.usbundles.com/college-scholarship


Foreclosure.com
Foreclosure.com Scholarship Program

Date Posted:10/17/2014

The foreclosure crisis that swept the nation several years ago claimed countless well-to-do homeowners, who were forced out of their houses when the economy hit rock-bottom. Those victims, along with the economy, are now beginning to slowly recover. And with collective home prices — and interest rates — still at very attractive levels, these "foreclosure victims" have transitioned into potential "boomerang buyers." How can these buyers with checkered pasts best take advantage of the current desirable real estate market conditions? There are a several actions these "boomerang buyers" can take to get back into home ownership. Please describe in your own words how the "rent-to-own" option, among others, might best benefit these folks until they are ready to go "all in" on another mortgage.

Requirements:

- Essay should be a minimum of 800 words and a maximum of 2,000 words

 



Deadline:

12/15/2014

Amount:

$1,000-$5,000

Application Location:
http://www.foreclosure.com/scholarship/


Rebates Zone
Coupon Scholarhip

Date Posted:10/22/2014

Scholarships are open to all graduating college seniors, military students, adults returning to school, undergraduate students, single parents going to school, graduate school students, nursing students and others, who are encouraged to apply to this scholarship.

Answer one of the two questions regarding frugality and saving listed on the website in 500-1000 words.



Deadline:

12/15/2014

Amount:

$1,000

Application Location:
http://www.rebateszone.com/blog/six-scholarships-of-1000/?go=d


The Wildlife Society-Washington Chapter
Richard E. Fitzner Memorial Scholarship

Date Posted:10/08/2014

Intended for wildlife oriented biology students who will have junior or senior standing at a college or university in the state of Washington during the fall semester/quarter of the year in which the scholarship is awarded. The scholarship is awarded during that winter for the following academic year. Preference will be given to students with a demonstrated need for financial aid; a history of experiences, activities, and interests in the field of wildlife biology; college course work applicable to field biology; and grades. College transcripts and two letters of reference from instructors or past employers must accompany the application form.



Deadline:

12/15/2014

Amount:

Up to $2,500

Application Location:
In Scholarship Center OM 275


Hidden Triforce
Hidden Triforce of Wisdom Scholarship

Date Posted:07/14/2014

Students applying must be a graduating High School Senior or currently be enrolled in an accredited college or university within the United States. Part-time and full-time college students are eligible. Students must write to the following prompt: "Describe a time when you have displayed an exceptional amount of courage or wisdom to accomplish a goal in life."



Deadline:

12/15/2014

Amount:

$500

Application Location:
http://hiddentriforce.com/scholarship/


The Announcement Converters
The Announcement Converters Graphic Arts and Graphic Design Scholarship

Date Posted:10/24/2014

The Announcement Converters Graphic Arts and Graphic Design Scholarship is open to any student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program by December 26, 2014 at any accredited U.S. or Canadian college, university or institute.

Each applicant must submit an essay of 250-500 words which includes:
(1) Applicant’s name, address, phone number, and the college, university or institute of attendance in January 2015.
(2) Write a short essay (250-500 words) describing where you think the future of specialty paper and envelopes in the graphics art industry is heading and any trends that you foresee.



Deadline:

12/26/2014

Amount:

$1,000

Application Location:
http://www.announcementconverters.com/scholarship.html


Homeownersinsurance.com
HomeownersInsurance.com

Date Posted:10/21/2014

This is an essay-based scholarship available to HS seniors, college freshmen and sophomore students. Winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship and their essay will be published on the Homeownersinsurance.com blog.
Essay topics can be found on the link provided.



Deadline:

12/31/2014

Amount:

1,000

Application Location:
https://homeownersinsurance.com/scholarship.html


ScholarshipExperts.com
Top Ten List Scholarship

Date Posted:03/06/2014

Applicants must:

Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application

Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia

Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2020) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education

Submit an online short written response (250 words or less) for the question:

“Create a Top Ten List of the top ten reasons you should get this scholarship.”
For more information click the link below.


Deadline:

12/31/2014

Amount:

$1,500

Application Location:
http://www.scholarshipexperts.com/our-scholarships/top-ten-list-scholarship


Low VA Rates
Military College Scholarship

Date Posted:10/21/2014

Military students currently enrolled in college may also enter the contest and there is no age requirement for the college scholarship applicants.

Children with a mother or father serving in any branch of the U.S. Armed Forces are eligible to apply for the college scholarship.

Anyone can nominate an applicant and submit a 200 word essay to pr@lowvarates.com. See webiste for more information.



Deadline:

12/31/2014

Amount:

$2,500

Application Location:
http://www.lowvarates.com/scholarship/


SeniorAdvisor
In-Home Care Innovation Scholarship

Date Posted:10/22/2014

  • 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.
  • Employees of SeniorAdvisor.com and members of their immediate family (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and persons living in the same household, whether or not related, of such employees, are not eligible to apply.
  • Applicants must include a 250-word maximum introductory bio with their 500-750 word essay on the selected topic.

 



Deadline:

12/31/2014

Amount:

$1,500

Application Location:
https://www.senioradvisor.com/ind/in-home-care#VD1zmC4AADAAdvp_


RespShop
Respshop Essay Scholarship Prize

Date Posted:10/08/2014

RespShop.com will award six scholarships – one $1,500 scholarship, two $1,000 scholarships, and three $500 awards – to the students who write the most insightful essays about snore, sleep apnea, sleep disorders, or CPAP therapy. Students may steer their piece in any direction they like, but they should relate sleep disorders or CPAP therapy to their personal lives or to their community.



Deadline:

01/01/2015

Amount:

Varies

Application Location:
https://www.respshop.com/respshop_scholarship.php


Yakima Rotary Trust
Mary Monroe Davis Scholarship

Date Posted:01/15/2014

Applicants must be a resident of Yakima County and a U.S. Citizen. They must also be a high school senior, a high school graduate of any age, GED certified or a current postsecondary student. Applicants must be enrolled in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university for the entire 2015-2016 academic year. Only those pursuing their first Associate's or Bachelor's degree.



Deadline:

01/01/2015

Amount:

Up to $7,500

Application Location:
http://sms.scholarshipamerica.org/marymonroedavis


Worldstudio Foundation
Worldstudio AIGA Scholarship

Date Posted:03/07/2012

Applicants must be pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in a design or art discipline and intend to pursue that discipline as a career.

Approved areas of study are as follows: Advertising (art direction only), Graphic Design, Illustration, Interactive Design/Motion Graphics, and Photography.

Applicants must be matriculated (or planning to matriculate) at accredited colleges and universities in the United States for the 2015-2016 academic year and must maintain full-time status for the entire year. Incoming students who have yet to enroll must submit proof of acceptance from schools of choice. Though not a requirement, minority status is a significant factor considered in jury decisions. Students must have at least a 2.0 GPA. Applicants must be citizens of the United States or be in possession of a Green Card (formally known as a Permanent Resident Card or Form I-551). Scholarships are only awarded to those students who are in financial need. Applicants must, therefore, provide complete Financial Aid information on the scholarship form and have the form signed by his/her Financial Aid Officer.

Scholarships are only awarded for one year. All former scholarship applicants and recipients are invited to reapply for the next year’s competition.



Deadline:

01/01/2015

Amount:

$500-$5,000

Application Location:
http://www.aiga.org/worldstudio-scholarship/


Best Medical Assistant Programs
BestMedicalAssistantPrograms Scholarship

Date Posted:10/21/2014

BestMedicalAssistantPrograms.org scholarship program will award $500 to a student who values saving money and gaining an education. You will need to complete an application, and submit an essay (400+ words) on why you want to pursue a career in the medical field.

Must be at least 18 years old. Applicant must be currently attending a college or university, or will be attending in the fall of 2015. Applicant must have a min. of 3.0 GPA based on the previous school year’s academic performance. The essay must be a minimum of 400 words.

A winner will be selected January 3rd, 2015.
Please see the website for more information.



Deadline:

01/01/2015

Amount:

$500

Application Location:
http://www.bestmedicalassistantprograms.org/scholarship/


American Research Center in Egypt
Various Fellowships

Date Posted:07/17/2013

Multiple fellowships are offered to students in one of the follwing fields of study: Anthropology, Archaeology, Architecture, Art, Economics, Egyptology, History, Humanistic Social Sciences, Islamic Studies, Literature, Political Science, Religious Studies, among others.

Applications available online October 1, 2013.Candidates may submit applications starting November 1, 2013.Deadline for all Fellowship applications including all references January 13, 2014.

For more information please visit website.



Deadline:

01/15/2015

Amount:

Varies

Application Location:
http://www.arce.org/grants/fellowships/overview


AT&T
Internet and Education Scholarship

Date Posted:08/08/2013

Applicant Eligibility

Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Legal Resident of the United States and may not be an associate (employee) of any division of All Home Connections.

Incoming freshman: Applicant must be a current student and have a cumulative high school grade point average of at least 2.5 on a 4-point scale and must have taken either the ACT or SAT test. Applicant must also be a high school or home school senior graduating or earning a GED between January 1, 2013 and December 1, 2013 and will be attending an accredited college or university by Spring semester 2014.

Current freshman, sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students: Applicant must have a cumulative college grade point average of at least 2.5 on a 4-point scale, and be enrolled full-time at an accredited college or university between November 30, 2013 and May 31, 2014.

Write a 300 to 500-word post about Has the On Demand revolution and shift to consuming media online affected you positively or negatively as a student? How?

For more informatin click the link below.



Deadline:

01/15/2015

Amount:

$1,000

Application Location:
http://www.attsavings.com/scholarship


1800WheelChair.com

Date Posted:02/25/2014

Participants must meet the following criteria:

  • Enrolled at an accredited high school, college or university in the U.S.
  • Enrolled at the undergraduate level or your final year of high school
  • Age sixteen (16) years or older
  • Legal resident of the U.S. or hold a valid student visa
  • Carry a status of “Good Standing” - i.e. currently enrolled
  • Maintain a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 3.0
  • Essay should be about 500 words in length



Essay Prompt
Please submit a 'visual poem', in a style of your choosing, on the theme of overcoming a personal challenge. Limit your 'visual poem' to an 8.5in x 11in piece of paper. You can choose to represent words, images, or both. It can abstract or representational. Please include a personal statement that gives us an idea of who you are and how your poem relates to a challenge you've faced. The poem and essay (combined) should be between 500 and 1,000 words, but feel free to write a little more or less.

For more information click the link below.



Deadline:

01/30/2015

Amount:

$500

Application Location:
http://www.1800wheelchair.com/scholarship/


AFSCME
Union Plus Education Foundation Scholarship

Date Posted:01/13/2014

Current and retired members of participating unions, their spouses and their dependent children (as defined by IRS regulations). At least one year of continuous union membership by the applicant, applicant's spouse or parent (if applicant is a dependent). The one year membership minimum must be satisfied by May 31, 2014.

Participating union members from the U.S., Puerto Rico, Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands and Canada are eligible. But students must attend an accredited school within the United States.

Union members do not have to purchase any Union Plus program product or participate in any Union Plus programs to apply for the scholarships and scholarship awards are not based upon participation in a Union Plus program.

The applicant must be accepted into a U.S. accredited college or university, community college or technical or trade school at the time the award is issued. Awards must be used for the 2014 – 2015 school year. Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible.

Your application must be complete and received by 12:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) on Friday, January 31, 2014.

For more information please visit website.



Deadline:

01/31/2015

Amount:

$500 - $4,000

Application Location:
http://www.unionplus.org/college-education-financing/union-plus-scholarship


Al Neuharth
Free Spirit Scholarship

Date Posted:06/25/2014

The annual Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Conference program targets rising high school seniors who are interested in pursuing a career in journalism and who demonstrate qualities of “free spirit.”

Students will come to Washington, D.C., June 21-26, 2014, to participate in an all-expenses-paid journalism conference at the Newseum, located at 555 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W. This program began in 1999 and is funded by the Freedom Forum to honor Al Neuharth, the founder of USA TODAY, Newseum and the Freedom Forum. The conference is designed to inspire and encourage students to pursue journalism.

Students who are high school juniors in the 2013-2014 academic year are eligible to apply. Fifty-one students, representing each of the 50 states and Washington, D.C., will be accepted to attend the conference. Scholarships will be awarded to students who successfully complete the program and will be paid to the students’ colleges and universities of choice in the fall of 2014.



Deadline:

02/01/2015

Amount:

Varies

Application Location:
http://freespirit.org/welcome/


American Meteorological Society
Scholarships

Date Posted:01/22/2008

The American Meteorological Society administers an array of graduate fellowships and undergraduate scholarships. The fellowships and scholarships help further the education of outstanding graduate and undergraduate students pursuing a career in the atmospheric and related oceanic or hydrologic sciences. For complete details, visit http://www.ametsoc.org/amsstudentinfo/scholfeldocs/index.html



Deadline:

02/06/2015

Amount:

$3,000 - $23,000

Application Location:
http://www.ametsoc.org/amsstudentinfo/scholfeldocs/index.html


Lexington Law
Lexington Law Scholarship Program

Date Posted:10/24/2014

Write an essay of no fewer than 800 words about how you affectively fixed or established your good credit. Competitive candidates will describe and demonstrate knowledge of credit scores and clearly state examples of how they affectively fixed or established their good credit. See website for additional instructions.



Deadline:

02/07/2015

Amount:

$5,000

Application Location:
https://www.lexingtonlaw.com/credit-education/newsroom/lexington-law-news/what-does-a-credit-score-mean-to-you.html


American Welding Society
Multiple Scholarships

Date Posted:11/26/2007

These scholarships are designed for students pursuing a specific degree at an accredited four-year college or university. These awards are available to students working toward degrees including welding engineering, welding engineering technology, civil engineering or related fields. Awards may also depend on additional academic and financial need requirements.



Deadline:

02/15/2015

Amount:

At least $2,500

Application Location:
http://www.aws.org/w/s/foundation/national_scholarships.html


GreenPal
GreenPal Business Scholarship

Date Posted:05/30/2015

In the spirt of our founder, who founded his own lawn care company GreenPal's scholarship is open to any graduating high school senior, college freshman or sophomore who owns and operates his/her own small business, or has put together a business plan to start a business while in college. Additionally, the student must enter their freshman year at an accredited two- or four-year university, college or vocational/technical institute.:

1. Applicant must be graduating High School's Senior Class or currently enrolled in a college of business with a 3.0 or higher GPA 2. Applicant must demonstrate high ambition and desire to be an entrepreneur or business owner. 3. Applicant must have a declared major in the college of Business. 4. Funds must be used for full-time enrollment at accredited two or four-year colleges, Universities, vocational or technical schools in the United States



Deadline:

02/28/2015

Amount:

$2,000

Application Location:
http://yourgreenpal.com/scholarship


Xero
Xero Scholarship

Date Posted:04/03/2014

The Xero Scholarship is a $5,000 scholarship towards a degree in the accounting, economics or finance field. Write 500-700 words on the following topics: “What compels you to study accounting, business and/or finance? What is your end goal, and how do you think you will make a difference in this field?”

Along with the essay, a transcript and one letter of recommendation is required.

Selection criteria includes:

  • GPA (20%)
  • Letter of recommendation (20%)
  • Essay submission (60%). Originality and creativity; emotional impact; and relevance to the topic will be equally weighted.

Applications with persistent spelling or grammatical errors will not be considered.

Send your essay, transcript and letter of recommendation to submissions@xero.com



Deadline:

02/28/2015

Amount:

$5,000

Application Location:
http://www.xero.com/us/scholarship/


Zonta Club of Everett
Women in Transition Scholarship

Date Posted:03/09/2012

The Women in Transition scholarships are intended for women from Snohomish County, to assist them in furthering their education. Their goal is to help adult women whose lives have taken an unexpected turn. To be eligible for this scholarship you must be a resident of Snohomish County and have financial need. Applicant must meet the guidelines of a "displaced homemaker", someone who has been in the home and dependent on someone else's income. Must be single, separated, divorced, widowed or, if married, the spouse has become unemployed, disabled or retired. Should have a realistic career plan that would lead her to economic self-sufficiency and an educational goal to meet this plan.



Deadline:

03/01/2015

Amount:

$3,000

Application Location:
http://www.zontaeverett.org/scholarships


American Chemical Society
Scholars Program

Date Posted:07/17/2013

This scholarship is designed to encourage African American, Native American and Hispanic students planning to pursue full-time study in a chemically-related field with outstanding academic records and a desire to pursue a career in the chemical sciences can apply for an ACS Scholars Award.

The following students are eligible to apply:

High school seniors entering college and planning to pursue full-time study in a chemically-related field; College freshmen, sophomores or juniors currently pursuing or planning to pursue full-time study in a chemically related field;

 

Community college students majoring in a two-year chemical technology program or planning to transfer to a four-year school.

Please visit the link below to review the full list of eligibility requirements for this scholarship.



Deadline:

03/01/2015

Amount:

up to $5,000

Application Location:
http://portal.acs.org/portal/acs/corg/content?_nfpb=true&_pageLabel=PP_ARTICLEMAIN&node_id=1651&use_sec=false&__uuid=3f6934cc-cabf-40d8-9759-3d65b0d8346c


Air Force Aid Society
General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant Program

Date Posted:01/16/2014

Applicants must fit into one of the following categories Dependent sons and daughters of Air Force members in one of the following categories:

Active Duty, Title 10 AGR/Reserve on extended active duty, and Title 32 AGR performing full-time active duty

Retired due to length of active duty service or disability, or retired AGR/Reserve with 20+ qualifying years creditable for retired pay (all others are not eligible)

Deceased while on active duty or in retired status or the spouses of Active Duty members and Title 10 AGR/Reservists on extended active duty.

Eligible spouses must: Reside and attend school within the lower 48 contiguous states during the academic year

Be legally married to member at time of application and disbursement of award; or the surviving spouses of Air Force members who died while on active duty or in retired status.

Complete details available on donor's website.



Deadline:

03/13/2015

Amount:

$2,000

Application Location:
http://www.afas.org/education-grants?


Ameen Rihani
Rihani Scholarship

Date Posted:07/17/2013

Applicants must be of Lebanese or other Arab descent; citizens/legal permanent residents of the United States; have attained a cumulative GPA of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale; will enter a college or university as a full-time, degree-seeking freshman in the fall of the year (students who are already in college are not eligible for an ARS award); have demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community service, extracurricular or other activities.

Each year, an individual is selected as the ARS Recipient and will receive a one-time $1,500 (one thousand and five hundred U.S. dollars) scholarship, along with selected books from Rihani's works. This scholarship award will be applied to the fall semester of the academic year.

For more information please visit webiste.



Deadline:

03/15/2015

Amount:

$1,500

Application Location:
http://www.ameenrihani.org/index.php?page=scholarship


American Society of Civil Engineers - Seattle Section
R.H. Thomson Memorial Scholarship Program

Date Posted:12/12/2011

The R. H. Thomson Memorial Scholarship is an annual scholarship awarded by the Seattle Section each year to honor the accomplishments of R.H. Thomson. The application must be postmarked by February 15th and announcement of the recipient will be made by May 1st. The scholarship in the amount of five-thousand dollars ($5,000) will be awarded for the 2012-2013 school year. The disbursement could be in one year or in four years, depending on the recipient’s college career schedule. The aim of the scholarship program is to encourage students to pursue a course of study leading to a Bachelor or a Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering or one of the specialties within the Civil Engineering discipline. It also strives to honor R. H. Thomson, a civil engineer who had a profound and lasting impact on Seattle's infrastructure. Please review the application for full eligibility requirements.



Deadline:

03/28/2015

Amount:

$5,000

Application Location:
http://www.seattleasce.org/careers/scholarships.html


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