World of 7 Billion Student Video Contest for High School

Award Amount: Varies from $250 to $1000

Number of Awards: 15

Deadline: February 22, 2018

Winner Announcement:  May 8, 2018

Brief Description:

Enter for your chance to win a Video Contest! The World of 7 Billion is pleased to announce its Student Video Contest. College students are invited to create a short video up to 60 seconds about human population growth. Through the World of 7 Billion video contest, students are given the platform to solve one of three global challenges and share their findings in a short video.

Host Institution:

Population Education, a program of Population Connection, is the only national program with a strong emphasis on curriculum and professional development for K-12 educators. Since 1975, the program has developed age-appropriate curricula to complement students’ science.

Eligibility:

In order to apply, applicants must be any middle or high school student (grade 6-12, or the international equivalent) is free to enter as well as students may be located anywhere in the world.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply,

Supporting Documents:

Consider narrowing your focus by concentrating on a subtheme within your topic. Possible subthemes include:

  • Advancing Women and Girls-access to education, gender equality,
    women in government, women’s health, child marriage
  • Feeding 10 Billion-hunger, food waste, resource, and energy use, deforestation, pollution
  • Preventing Pollution-impacts on air, water, and land, climate change, human and wildlife health, ecosystem destruction

All videos must include:

  • How population growth impacts the issue
  • At least one idea for a sustainable solution.

Award Description:

Awards will be presented as follows:

  •  Challenge: “Advancing Women and Girls”
  1. High School: First Place: $1,000 , Second Place: $500 and two (2) Honorable Mentions: $250
  2. Middle School: First Place: $500, Runner Up: $250
  • Challenge: “Feeding 10 Billion”
  1. High School: First Place: $1,000, Second Place: $500 and two (2) Honorable Mentions: $250
  2. Middle School : First Place: $500,and Runner Up: $250
  • Challenge: “Preventing Pollution”
  1. High School : First Place: $1,000, Second Place: $500 and two (2) Honorable Mentions: $250
  2. Middle School : First Place: $500 , Runner Up: $250

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.worldof7billion.org/student-video-contest/

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Lemelson-MIT Student Prize

Award Amount: $500,000

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: November 30, 2017

Winner Announcement: January 19, 2018

Brief Description:

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is pleased to announce Lemelson-MIT Student Prize to honor promising collegiate inventors around the country.This prize is awarded to outstanding mid-career inventors, who have developed a patented product or process of significant value to society, which has been adopted for practical use or has a high probability of being adopted. It’s purpose to serve as an inspiration to young people, through their creativity, outreach or mentoring activities.

Host Institution:

The Lemelson Foundation was established in the early 1990s by prolific inventor Jerome Lemelson and his wife Dorothy. To date, the Foundation has made grants totaling over $200 million in support of its mission.

Eligibility:

To be considered for an award, an application must:

  • Be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
  • Be mid-career, which is defined as having received their bachelor’s degree no more than twenty-five years ago.
  • Be the primary inventor of two or more granted U.S. patents, one of which is a product or process that has been commercialized or has potential or realized adoption.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, the candidates can enter online by submitting their email through the given link: https://lemelsonmit.slideroom.com/#/login/program/35756/oa1mki7hNJ

Supporting Documents:

Briefly, explain why your nominee should be recognized and rewarded. Summarize your nominee’s major technologically inventive accomplishments and why he/she is being nominated for the prize.

  • Curriculum Vitae or Resume: 5-page limit, 12-point font.
  • Patent Documentation (2 granted US patents): Two complete abstracts of granted patents for which the nominee is the primary inventor. Include patent number, title and authors listed in the order they appear.

Award Description:

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology will provide an award up to $500,000. The winner of the $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize will choose by two independent screening committees composed of MIT faculty review the nominations and select finalists for the prize.

Detailed Information Link:

http://lemelson.mit.edu/prize

JRS/USA Announces Essay Competition for 9 to12 Grade Students

Award Amount: $1,750

Number of Awards: 3

Deadline: January 15, 2018

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

Jesuit Refugee Service Foundation is proud to announce JRS/USA Announces Essay Competition in collaboration with the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, the Jesuit Schools Network, and America Media.This contest is available for the students who enrolled in grades  9 to12. The program is created to help educational programs and a variety of educational opportunities for refugees and displaced persons in refugee camps and in non-camp settings.

Host Institution:

Founded by Jesuit Fr. Pedro Arrupe in 1980, in direct response to the humanitarian crisis of the Vietnamese boat people, JRS today works in 47 countries worldwide to meet the educational, health, and social needs of more than 750,000 refugees. It is to accompany, serve and advocate for the rights of refugees and other forcibly displaced persons.

Eligibility:

Eligibility is given below:

  • Applicants must enroll in any member of the Jesuit Schools Network.
  • Available for the students who enrolled in grades 9 to12.

Instructions for Applying:

Applicants must write a 1,500 words essay proposal based on What can Anne Frank’s life and legacy teach us about how to address the current global refugee crisis – more than 65 million people displaced today globally, the highest levels World War II? How can you, as a young person, take action to address these challenges?

To be eligible applicant must submit the online application, The link is: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc3FKtJYHTLPcEyvwV5tGfR0wMAV6GwTcLoX9kmclmlPHrTmw/viewform

Award Description:

Jesuit Refugee Service foundation will provide an award range given below:

  • 1st Place – $1,000 monetary prize & essay will be published in America.
  • 2nd Place – $500 monetary prize.
  • 3rd Place – $250 monetary prize.

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.jrsusa.org/campaign_detail?TN=PROJECT-20170914075330&PTN=PROMO-20170914074627

Contact Information:

If you have any questions or additional query, send an email to  gmcpherson-at-jesuits.org.

Scholarship Essay Contest By EssayPro

Award Amount: $1000

Number of Awards: 3

Deadline: September 25, 2017

Winner Announcement:  Not known

Brief Description:

EssayPro would like to invite all of soon-to-be Shakespeares to take part in their quarterly contest! If you feel like your work is worth more than just good grades, then hop on in! Essay Pro foundation is excited to announce the Essay Writing Contest to assist make students lives better across the globe and it is simply helping with academic assignments. In order to apply, the candidates  will submit an essay 600-800 words and as well as it essay be to write in English

Host Institution:

Essay Pro are a team of professionals in Custom Essay Writing Services, Plagiarism Detection, and Customer Support. After 20 years in essay writing industry, we have learned how to make students’ lives easier and how to help them reach their academic goals.

Eligibility:

In order to participate in the Essay Writing Contest, the candidates are recognized from some of the best academic writers in the USA.

Instructions for Applying:

To enter the contest, students should write a 600-800 word essay on the following topic:

  • Is Technology Our Friend?
  • What really is the American Dream?
  • This is What I Believe In:
  • An essay on the principle of population
  • Abortion: Choice or Murder?
  • What is Respect?
  • Do Humans Understand Each Other?
  • Nature vs Nurture
  • Should a Person Give Up on Career for the Sake of Family?
  • Life Goals vs Family Values
  • The Double-Edged Sword that is Gun Control.
  • Plagiarism is not allowed. WE WILL CHECK if there is any.
  • Essays should only be written in English. We are aware that you may know a lot of beautiful languages and totally support that, but rules are rules.
  • Send your work in a Microsoft Word document.
  • You can include images in your work, especially if they illustrate the topic or your own ideas. This will only grow our attention.
  • Include your contact information in the document.

Submitting Details:

You can send the complete essay by e-mail to team-at-essaypro.com

Award Description:

Essay Pro foundation will provide an award to each student in which first place award up to $500, with 2nd and 3rd place winning $250.

Detailed Information Link:

https://essaypro.com/blog/scholarship-essay-contest/

Tufts University’s Graduate Student Research Competition for Graduates

Award Amount:$1,000

Number of Awards: 1award per academic year

Application Deadline: October 26, 2017, for fall and March 29, 2018, for spring

Brief Description:

The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences School of Engineering at Tufts University is pleased to announce the Graduate Student Research Competition (GSRC). The competition is open to any graduate student who is enrolled in a doctoral or master’s program in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences or the School of Engineering. The GSRC supports the research of graduate students by providing funding for expenses including equipment, materials, and supplies, Research participant compensation, Expenses of travel to conduct research.

Hosted By:

Tufts University is a private research university incorporated in the municipality of Medford, Massachusetts, United States. Tufts College was founded in 1852 by Christian Universalists who worked for years to open a nonsectarian institution of higher learning.

Eligibility:

To Eligible, the applicants must be a graduate student enrolled in a doctoral or master’s program in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences or the School of Engineering.

How to Apply:

To apply, the applicants can submit an online application form through the given link: https://asegrad.tufts.edu/gsrc-application-form

Supporting Documents:

Submit your proposal: The following documents are required, and comprise a complete proposal:

  • Application Cover Sheet– Note, if applicable, other sources of funding. If this is a retroactive request, list all expenses requested for reimbursement in the itemized budget and submit the original receipts.
  • Abstract- in 200 words summarizes your proposed project and its significance to your work and the field as a whole.
  • Project Prospectus– In 1000 words describe the project you are proposing for GSRC funding.
  • Itemized Budget- List and justify all items for which GSRC funding is requested. Even if the budget is no more than one or two items, this list must be submitted as a separate Exhibit.
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of Support- The letter of support may be sent separately by email.

Submitting Details:

The applicants may submit your proposal and complete application form electronically to GSAS-at-tufts.edu.

Financial Aid:

Sixteen awards are available each semester. The maximum amount of an award is $1,000 and students are limited to one award per academic year.

More Information:

https://asegrad.tufts.edu/academics/research/funding-opportunities-tufts/graduate-student-research-competition

Contact Information:

If you have any question ask directly to ArianaHajmiragha at gsas-at-tufts.edu or 617.627.4191

Ohio Attorney General Take Action Video Contest for High School Students

Award Amount: $5,000

Number of Awards:3

Deadline: December 8, 2017

Winner Announcement: February 2018

Brief Description:

Are you an Ohio high school student looking to earn scholarship money for college? Do you enjoy shooting and editing short videos? If so, put your creativity and cybersecurity knowledge to the test for a chance to win up to $2,500 in college scholarships!The Take Action Video Contest is now available that is sponsored by the Ohio Attorney General’s Office and the Ohio Council on Economic Education.The video contest is open to all high school students who are in grades 9-12, in Ohio.The purpose of this competition is to help students enhance their knowledge of consumer rights while increasing their cybersecurity knowledge.

Host Institution:

The Ohio Attorney General is the chief legal officer of the State of Ohio in the United States. The office is filled by general election, held every four years. The current Ohio Attorney General is Mike DeWine. The office of the Attorney General was first created by the Ohio General Assembly by statute in 1846.

Eligibility:

  • All Ohio high school students in grades 9–12,
  • Individuals who have previously won the Take Action Video Contest may not participate.
  • Employees and immediate children or dependents of employees of the Ohio Attorney General’s Office or Ohio Council on Economic Education may not participate in 2017 Take Action Video Contest.
  • Individual students or teams of no more than two students may submit a video.

Instructions for Applying:

To participate, students (in teams of two or individually) should create a 60-second informational video on one of the following topics:

  • Privacy on your smartphone
  • Social networking scams
  • Creating strong passwords

Video Guidelines:

  • Videos must be 58-62 seconds in length. Video must be original student work.
  • Only one video may be submitted per individual or team.
  • Upload an “Unlisted” Video to YouTube
  1. Visit YouTube.com to sign in and upload your video
  2. During the video uploading process, select “Unlisted” under “Privacy Settings.” Videos submitted without the proper privacy settings will be disqualified
  3. Copy and paste a link to the “unlisted” video in your email entry. Double check to make sure the link is correct!

Supporting Documents:

To be eligible, the body of the email must include all of the following:

  • Contestant name(s)
  • Topic of video
  • Title of video
  • YouTube link to “unlisted” video
  • If your video includes music, submit either (1) a link to the website from which you downloaded the music or (2) a grant of permission from the Copyright owner to use the music
  • School name
  • School Address (including city, state, and zip code)
  • Advisor name(s)
  • Advisor’s email address
  • Advisor’s telephone number 3 | Page
  • If you have selected a parent advisor, please list the parent’s home address (including city, state, and zip code)

Submitting Details:

Students must submit links to their videos by email to ConsumerOutreach-at-OhioAttorneyGeneral.gov

Award Description:

The top three winning individuals or teams of two will receive the following prizes:

  • First place: $2,500 scholarship
  • Second place: $1,500 scholarship
  • Third place: $1,000 scholarship

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.ohioattorneygeneral.gov/TakeActionContest

Contact Information:

If you have any questions should be directed to the Ohio Attorney General’s Office at 800-282-0515 or ConsumerOutreach-at-OhioAttorneyGeneral.gov.

America’s Better Sandwich™ Contest

Award Amount: $30,000

Number of Awards: 2

Deadline: October 26, 2017

Winner Announcement:  Not known

Brief Description:

The Bimbo Bakeries, USA, Inc. is now sponsoring the fourth annual America’s Better Sandwich Contest. The contest is open to all legal residents of the 50 United States, D.C., and Puerto Rico who are at least 18 years of age or older and who have reached the legal age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence at the time of entry. The contest aims to find out that what does it mean to make a good sandwich better?Now, they’re inviting you to show them your sandwich-making’ chops by submitting nutritious and delicious sandwich recipes, made on your favorite Arnold bread product—that includes all of our sliced bread, Sandwich Thins, and buns!

Host Institution:

Bimbo Bakeries USA is the American corporate arm of the Mexican multinational bakery product manufacturing company Grupo Bimbo. It is the largest bakery company in the United States. The company, headquartered in Horsham, Pennsylvania, a suburb of Philadelphia, owns six of the top twelve fresh bread brands in the United States, including Entenmann’s, Sara Lee, and Thomas’.

Eligibility:

  • The applicants must be legal residents of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico
  • The applicants must be at least 18 years of age or older and who have reached the legal age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence at the time of entry.
  • Employees of Bimbo Bakeries, USA, Inc. (Sponsor), Coyne PR, Trymark Consulting Group, L.L.C., Starcom Worldwide, TPN Retail, 160 over 90 and their respective parents, affiliates, franchisees, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and the immediate families (spouse, parents, children and siblings and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and individuals living in the same households of such employees, whether or not related, are ineligible to enter or win.
  • Void where prohibited. Subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations

Instructions for Applying:

  • To apply, the applicants can submit an online entry by providing your first and last name, e-mail address, date of birth, phone number (including area code), and providing your “better-for-you” sandwich idea, including sandwich name (max sixty-five (65) characters), ingredients, exact measurements, preparation instructions (ingredients, measurements and preparation instructions shall be collectively referred to herein as the “Recipe”), and a description of how your sandwich is better pertaining to health and taste (max five hundred (500) characters) (the official entry form, sandwich name, Recipe, and description shall be collectively referred to herein as the “Entry”). The link is: https://www.arnoldbread.com/americas-better-sandwich
  • Recipe must include a minimum of two (2) slices per serving of Arnold®, Brownberry® or Oroweat® bread product as an ingredient.
  • Limit two (2) Entries per person and per e-mail address for the duration of Entry Period.
  • Share on Facebook &Instagram with #americasbettersandwich.

Award Description:

  • Grand Prize (1): $25,000.00 (awarded in the form of a $25,000.00 check) (Estimated Retail Value (“ERV”) $25,000.00).
  • Runner Up Prize (1): $5,000.00 (awarded in the form of a $5,000.00 check) (ERV $5,000.00). Total ERV of all prizes combined is $30,000.00.
  • Winners will be responsible for all taxes (including federal, state and local taxes) and any other costs and expenses associated with acceptance and use of the prize not described herein as being awarded.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.arnoldbread.com/americas-better-sandwich

Arizona Milk Producers Scholarship Contest

Award Amount: $30,000

Number of Awards: 3

Deadline: November 21, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

For nearly 50 years, Arizona dairy farmers have been offering students the chance to win scholarship money through their milk mustache photo contest.The Contest is open to legal residents of Arizona who are 17 years of age or older and are (or will be) enrolled in a post-secondary school (university, college or community college) in the state of Arizona for the 2018 fall term with at least 12 credit hours.With 99 farms right here in Arizona, the farmers are not only committed to offering farm-fresh, high-quality milk to families but to helping Arizona students with their education.

Host Institution:

Arizona Milk Producers is a non-profit promotion, communication, and nutrition education organization working on behalf of Arizona dairy farmers to increase dairy sales, foster innovation and inspire consumer confidence in dairy products and practices.

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must be legal residents of Arizona
  • Applicants must be at least 17 years of age or older
  • Applicants must be (or will be) enrolled in a post-secondary school (university, college, or community college) in the state of Arizona for the 2018 fall term with at least 12 credit hours.
  • Individuals enrolled in trade schools or technical programs are not eligible.
  • Employees and family members of Arizona Milk Producers or United Dairymen of Arizona are not eligible.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, the applicants must fill out the form at http://www.dairycouncilofaz.org/scholarship or upload your photo to Instagram, tag @azmilkproducers and use the hashtag #ampscholarshipcontest and tell us what prize you want using #fuel, #fun or #food.

Award Description:

Scholarship Prizes as the following:

  • First Place: $12,000
  • Second Place: $10,000
  • Third Place: $8,000

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.arizonamilk.org/

Maryknoll Student Essay Contest

Award Amount: $2,900

Number of Awards: 6

Deadline: November 10, 2017

Winner Announcement:  April 1, 2018

Brief Description:

The Catholic Foreign Mission Society of America, Inc. is now sponsoring the Maryknoll Student Essay Contest. The contest is open only to people who are enrolled in grades 6–8 (Division I) and grades 9–12 (Division II) for the 2017-2018 school year. No purchase or payment of any kind is necessary to enter or win this contest. Through the program, they are asking students to cite examples of violence and tell what actions they are taking or could take to promote peace.

Host Institution:

The Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers (Catholic Foreign Mission Society of America, Inc.) is a tax exempt non-profit organization incorporated in the State of New York.The Mission of the Maryknoll– Go overseas and demonstrate God’slove &mercy to the poor.Maryknoll – the heart and hands of the U.S. Catholic Church’s overseas mission work for more than 100 years – is comprised of four independent organizations.

Eligibility:

  • Students in grades 6–8 (Division I) and grades 9–12 (Division II) are eligible to enter Maryknoll’s 2017 Student Essay Contest.
  • Students must be a resident of one of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, or a province of Canada (except Quebec).
  • Children of Maryknoll employees, associates and affiliates are not eligible.
  • Online entry is limited to only those entrants who are 13 years old or older at the start of the Entry Period (younger Entrants may submit their essay by mail).

Instructions for Applying:

Supporting Documents:

Submitting Details:

Students can mail their handwritten/printed essay (Mailed essays must be accompanied by a completed Contest Cover Sheet in PDF) to:

2017 Student Essay Contest
Division I (or II)
P.O. Box 302
Maryknoll, NY 10545

Award Description:

  • A total of Two (2) Grand Prizes, Two (2) Second Place Prizes, and Two (2) Third Place Prizes will be offered (unless Sponsor elects in its discretion to increase the quantity of Grand Prizes offered).
  • Each Grand Prize consists of a Cash Award in the amount of $1,000, and each will appear in the May/June 2018 issue of MARYKNOLL magazine.
  • Each Second Place Prize consists of a Cash Award in the amount of $300.
  • Each Third Place Prize consists of a Cash Award in the amount of $150.
  • In addition, all winners will:
  • Receive a certificate of merit
  • Be published online at MaryknollSociety.org/Winners by April 1, 2018
  • Receive a letter of recognition from the superior general of the Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers.

Detailed Information Link:

https://maryknollsociety.org/publications/essay-contest/

Elie Wiesel Foundation Prize in Ethics Essay Contest For High School & Undergraduate

Award Amount:  $10,000

Number of Awards: 5

Deadline: December 11, 2017, at 5 pm PST

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity is pleased to announce its essay contest named as Elie Wiesel Foundation Prize in Ethics Essay Contest. The contest is open to undergraduate, full-time juniors or seniors who are studying at accredited four-year colleges or universities in the United States during the fall 2017 semester.

Host Institution:

Elie Wiesel and his wife, Marion, established The Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity soon after he was awarded the 1986 Nobel Prize for Peace. The Foundation’s mission, rooted in the memory of the Holocaust, is to combat indifference, intolerance, and injustice through international dialogue and youth-focused programs that promote acceptance, understanding, and equality.

Eligibility:

Students are eligible to enter the 2018 contest if:

  • Students are registered undergraduate full-time juniors or seniors at accredited four-year colleges or universities in the United States during the fall 2017 semester, or
  • Students fulfill the guideline requirements and are studying abroad during the 2017-2018 school year, as long as they are registered as full-time juniors or seniors at their home schools in the U.S., or
  • Students are international or non-citizen students who fill the guideline requirements and are attending schools in the U.S.
  • Students who are studying abroad in the fall 2017 semester, but are considered enrolled full-time in an accredited college or university in the United States are eligible to apply.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, the applicant can submit an online entry through the given link: http://eliewieselfoundation.org/contest2018.aspx

Supporting Documents:

Submit an essay: In 3,000 to 4,000 words. Essay Topic-

Articulate with clarity an ethical issue that you have encountered and analyze what it has taught you about ethics and yourself. Note that the most engaging essays often reflect deeply on a particularly meaningful experience or episode in one’s life. That approach could focus ethical reflection on:

  • A personal issue
  • A family matter
  • A travel incident
  • An academic inquiry
  • A dilemma in literature or film
  • A recent article or editorial in a major newspaper
  • A current conflict in American life
  • An international crisis

Award Description:

  • First Prize – $5,000
  • Second Prize – $2,500
  • Third Prize – $1,500
  • Two Honorable Mentions – $500 Each

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.eliewieselfoundation.org/contest2018.aspx

Contact Information:

If you have any question, contact at telephone: 212.490.7788 or ewfprizehelp-at-ce.uoregon.edu

 

Scholarship America’s Dream Award for High School and Undergraduates

Award Amount: $5,000 to $15,000

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: October 15, 2017

Winner Announcement: Mid-November

Brief Description:

The Scholarship America is pleased to announce the Dream Award to assist students from across the nation entering their second year or higher of education beyond high school. In order to apply, the applicant must be at least 17 years of age who are plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at the sophomore year level or higher at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school in the U.S. Through the program, Scholarship America helps students to complete their educational goals.

Host Institution:

Scholarship America is a nonprofit organization and is the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Since it was founded in 1958, Scholarship America has distributed $3.7 billion to more than 2.3 million students under the guidance of its nonprofit mission “to mobilize America through scholarships and other educational support to make postsecondary success possible for all.”

Eligibility:

Applicants to the Scholarship America Dream Award must:

  • Be at least 17 years of age
  • Be U.S. citizens, U.S. permanent residents (holders of a Permanent Resident Card), or individuals granted deferred action status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA)
  • Have received a high school diploma or the equivalent from a U.S. school by September 2017
  • Have completed or expect to successfully complete a minimum of one full year of postsecondary education by June 2018
  • Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at the sophomore year level or higher at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school in the United States for the entire 2018-19 academic year
  • Be studying to obtain an associate’s or first bachelor’s degree
  • Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent).
  • Demonstrate financial need

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, the applicant can submit an online application through the given link:https://www.scholarsapply.org/dreamaward/register.php?

Supporting Documents:

Semifinalists will be asked to provide the following documents:

  • A current, complete transcript of grades from all colleges, universities, or vocational-technical schools attended. Grade reports are not accepted. Unofficial or online transcripts must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course and term in which each course was taken.
  • A completed applicant appraisal form.
  • Verification of financial need (copy of the first two pages of the most recently filed IRS Form 1040 or other document corresponding to financial information provided on the application).
  • Proof of U.S. citizenship or residency, such as a copy of one of the following: Birth Certificate, Certificate of Naturalization, Permanent Resident Card or document of approval of DACA status.

Award Description:

  • The number of awards granted will depend on a number of funds available each year. In addition to the general awards, portions of the funds have been designated for students majoring in a STEM field (science, technology, engineering or math) and for the World Journal Award for Chinese-American students.
  • If selected as a recipient, the student will receive an award ranging from $5,000 to $15,000.
  • Awards may be renewed for up to three additional years or until a first bachelor’s degree is earned, whichever occurs first.
  • Renewal is contingent upon satisfactory academic performance in a full-time course of study.
  • Each year of eligible renewal, the award will increase by $1,000.
  • Awards are for undergraduate study only.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.scholarsapply.org/dreamaward/

Contact Information:

If you have any question, ask for the Scholarship America Dream Award Program Manager by call: 1-507-931-1682 or email: dreamaward-at-scholarshipamerica.org

Christophers 30th Annual Video Contest for Graduate or Undergraduate Students

Award Amount: $4,000

Number of Awards: 7

Deadline: December 18th, 2017

Winner Announcement: April 26, 2018

Brief Description:

The Christophers Organization is pleased to announce its 30th Annual Video Contest.College students are invited to create a film or video (5 minutes or less in length) that best communicates the message and mission of The Christophers and its belief that one person can make a difference.  In order to apply, the applicant must be currently enrolled in and attending a graduate or undergraduate program at a college or university.

Host Institution:

The Christophers is a nonprofit organization founded in 1945. The Christophers uses the media to spread the idea that each person has a God-given purpose and can make a positive difference in the world. This message, based on the concept of service to God and all humanity is addressed to people of all faiths and of no particular faith. The Christopher motto is: “It’s better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.”

Eligibility:

  • Entrants must be currently enrolled or attending in a graduate or undergraduate program at a college or university.
  • Entrants must be enrolled as full or part time, between Sept. 1, 2017, and Dec. 18, 2017

Instructions for Applying:

To be applying, the applicant can download the application through the given link: https://www.christophers.org/document.doc?id=1062

Supporting Documents:

  • Submit video- must submit as DVDs as the following:
  1. Entries must interpret some variation of the theme, “One Person Can Make a Difference”.
  2. Entries must be 5 minutes or less in length.
  3. Each DVD or email (with link) must be labeled with the entrant’s name, email address, home address and telephone number, as well as the title and length of the entry
  • Winning entrants who are U.S. citizens or residents will be required to provide their Social Security Number before cash prizes can be awarded.

Submitting Details:

  • The applicant must send complete application to College Video Contest, THE CHRISTOPHERS, 5 Hanover Square, 22nd , New York, NY 10004
  • Entries must be submitted as DVDs that they are able to upload onto their site or send them a link to your video to the email with the Subject Heading 30th annual Video Contest at s.holinski-at-christophers.org.

Award Description:

Winners will receive the following cash awards:

  • First Prize – $2,000
  • Second Prize – $1,000
  • Third Prize – $500
  • Up to five Honorable Mentions – $100 each

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.christophers.org/sslpage.aspx?pid=273

Contact Information:

If you have any question, contact at s.holinski-at-christophers.org or 888-298-4050

 

UNT Dallas Ethics Day Student Scholarship Contest

Award Amount: $15,000

Number of Awards: 12

Deadline: September 10, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The University of North Texas at Dallas (UNT Dallas) will host the Inaugural Nicholas D. and Anna G. Ricco Ethics Day Student Scholarship Contest. Undergraduate students, graduate students, and law school students are encouraged to apply for the contest. Through education and community connectedness, UNT Dallas aspires to be the pathway to social mobility in its primary market.

Host Institution:

The University of North Texas at Dallas (UNT Dallas) is the only public, accredited 4-year university in the City of Dallas. UNT Dallas empowers students, transforms lives, and strengthens communities. The UNT Dallas’s mission is- empowers students, transforms lives, strengthens communities.

Eligibility:

All UNT Dallas and UNT Dallas College of Law students are encouraged to apply to participate in Ethics Day.

Instructions for Applying:

In order to apply, the applicant may submit an online application through the given link: http://www.untdallas.edu/events/ethicsday

Award Description:

Nicholas D. and Anna G. Ricco Ethics Scholarship application awards guaranteed to top undergraduate, graduate and law students. A total of $15,000 in scholarships will be awarded as follows:

  • 1st Place Prize (1): $3,000
  • 2nd Place Prize (1): $2,000
  • Honorable Mention Prizes (10): $1,000

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.untdallas.edu/news/ethics-day-student-scholarship-contest-sept-29

Contact Information:

If you have any question, contact by email to Courtney.Rogers-at-untdallas.edu.

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Essay Contest & Scholarships Competition

Award Amount: $14,550

Number of Awards: 9

Deadline: October 20, 2017

Winner Announcement: November 17, 2017

Brief Description:

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. is pleased to announce the one annual contest and one annual scholarship named as International High School Essay Contest & the African American Male College Scholarships Competition. The High School Essay contest is open to any high school senior. The college scholarship is open to only Utah high school college-bound seniors who are currently enrolled as college students, and who are Utah residents.

Host Institution:

The Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Incorporated was founded on Friday, November 17, 1911, at Howard University in Washington, D.C. by three undergraduate students (Howard University juniors, Edgar Amos Love, Oscar James Cooper and Frank Coleman) and one faculty advisor (Dr. Ernest Everett Just). It is the first international fraternal organization.

Eligibility:

To eligible, the applicant must meet all the following:

  • International High School Essay Contest: The Contest is open to all college-bound, high school seniors who are Utah residents
  • African American Male College Scholarships Competition: The Contest is open to all college-bound, African American high school seniors and currently enrolled African American college students (Utah residents only)

Instructions for Applying:

To be applying, the applicants must download the applications go through the given links:

Supporting Documents:

  • Submit an essay for International High School Essay Contest: The essay must be entitled: “What Actions Can You Take to Promote Social Justice and Embrace Diversity of All People?”
  • Submit an essay for African American Male College Scholarships Competition: The essay must be entitled: “Do Black Lives Matter? How have the current deaths due to police violence affected you? What steps would you take towards making Black Lives Matter to both police and ourselves?”
  • The essay must be original, neither previously published nor secured by copyright.
  • The essay must be between 700 and 750 words in length.
  • One typewritten 12 pt. Times New Roman font, double-spaced copy must be submitted

Submitting Details:

Applications should be emailed to SaltLakeCityQues-at-gmail.com (strongly preferred)

Or

The applicant may send your application to the following address:

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.
Iota IotaIota Graduate Chapter #864
P.O. Box 581049
Salt Lake City, Utah 84158
C/o Scholarship Committee

Award Description:

  • National High School Essay Contest will worth total $12,550 as the following:
  1. National Awards: Four College Scholarships: 1st Scholarship, $5000, 2nd Scholarship, $3,000, 3rd Scholarship, $2,000, and 4th Scholarship, $1,000
  2. Local Awards: Three College Book Scholarships: 1st Place Scholarship: $750, 2nd Place Scholarship: $500, and 3rd Place Scholarship: $300
  • The African American Male College Scholarships Competition: There will be two $1,000 college scholarships given to the winner

Detailed Information Link:

http://iii.clubexpress.com/content.aspx?page_id=0&club_id=957295

Hartman Law Firm Scholarship Essay Contest

Award Amount: $2,000

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: September 15, 2017, 9 AM EST.

Winner Announcement: October 15, 2017

Brief Description:

Having to navigate a future with the loss of a parent can become a tremendous responsibility.  Hartman Law Firm, LLC is honored to sponsor The Harman Law Firm $2,000 Scholarship Essay Contest for students who have faced similar hardships. The program is open to students who are planning to enroll in an accredited United States college or University during the 2017-2018 academic year. The purpose of the program is to help those students who are often left struggling emotionally and academically and in need of assistance.

Host Institution:

The Hartman Law Firm L.L.C. was established by Mr. Hartman in 2011 in Charleston, South Carolina. The Law Firm provides experienced business and commercial litigation services in New Jersey. The firm concentrates their practice on personal injury and auto accidents. The founder, Frank Hartman, is originally from Charleston and has practiced for many years in the South Carolina State and Federal courts.

Eligibility:

  • Applicant must have lost one or both parents by death.
  • Applicant must be planning to enroll in an accredited United States college or University during the 2017-2018 academic year.

Instructions for Applying:

To participate in the contest, applicants should write a 600-word essay answering the following question: How did the loss of your parent(s) impact your path to success and what actions have you taken to overcome these obstacles?

Submitting Details:

The applicants, who wish to participate in the contest, should send their essay as an attachment (.doc / .docx) in an email to hartmanlawscholarshipfund-at-gmail.com

In the body of the email, applicants should include the following information:

  • Your name and phone number
  • If you are under 18, contact information for your parents
  • The name of the school you are attending or planning on attending
  • Your current course of study
  • The best way to contact you

Award Description:

Hartman Law Firm, LLC is offering $2,000 scholarship.

Detailed Information Link:

http://thehartmanlawfirm.com/scholarship/

VapingDaily Awareness of Smoking Essay Contest for Graduate & Undergraduates

Award Amount: $6,000

Number of Awards: 3

Deadline: October 1st, 2017

Winner Announcement: Within 30 days after the deadline

Brief Description:

The VapingDaily is excited to announce its Awareness of Smoking Essay Contest Program. Through the contest, they want to challenge current and future college students to share their ideas on how to make the world smoke-free.The essay contest is only available to undergraduate and graduate students who are 18 years of age or older, and who are being currently accepted or enrolled in a college or university. Help raise awareness of the dangers of smoking by sharing your vision and get a chance to win money to cover your educational expenses.

Host Institution:

VapingDaily is premier vaping and news website where you can go to get reliable information on many types of vaporizers, e-cig, e-liquid and more. The VapingDaily’sgoal with the contest is to offer some awareness with the hazards of smoking and smoking addictions. Therefore, their biggest goal is to motivate people who are struggling with any form of smoking abuse to reach out for help.

Eligibility:

To eligible, the applicant must be:

  • A full-time student in a U.S. institution for graduate or undergraduate program. (U.S. territories are excluded)
  • U.S. Citizens, U.S. Nationals, U.S. Permanent Residents, Refugees, Asylees, Cuban-Haitian Entrants, or Humanitarian Parolee
  • At least 18 years old
  • Candidates are required to be currently accepted or enrolled in a college or university within the United States or in the District of Columbia.
  • Submission of an essay is limited to only one (1) per student.

Instructions for Applying:

To be applying, the applicant can download the application through the given link: https://vapingdaily.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/APPLICATION-FORM.pdf

Supporting Documents:

Essay: In your essay, they expect students to offer solutions to help raise awareness of the dangers of smoking. The following questions must be answered and typed in essay form (1,000–1,500 words) and submitted by the candidates:

  • Why do you see smoking as a problem for individuals and society?
  • What is the best way for society to overcome the issue of smoking, and why?
  • What would a smoke-free world look like, and how would it differ from the world today?
  • What message do you have for current smokers?

The essay you submit must have the word count and be signed with your full name (both first and last name). Also, you must include your phone number, email address, and permanent address.

Submitting Details:

The applicant must email your essay as well as a scanned copy of your completed application form to scholarship-at-vapingdaily.com

Award Description:

At VapingDaily.com, they are excited to offer $6,000 in scholarships every year to three people, who share the issue about the hazards of smoking.The reward from the scholarship may only be used for college tuition or education-related expenses.

  • The winner of the first prize will receive the amount of $3,000
  • The winner of the second prize will receive the amount of $2,000
  • The winner of the third prize will receive the amount of $1,000

Detailed Information Link:

https://vapingdaily.com/scholarship/

Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship Contest for High School Students

Award Amount: $2,440,000

Number of Awards: 500

Deadline: November 27, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The Elks National Foundation is pleased to announce its annual scholarship program named as the Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship Contest for undergraduate study only. The scholarship contest is open to any high school senior who is a US Citizen who are pursuing a four-year degree, on a full-time basis (minimum of 12 semester hours), in a U.S. college or university.Home-schooled students are also eligible to apply for the scholarship. The foundation helps youth develop lifelong skills, send students to college, meet the needs of today’s veterans, support the charitable work of the state Elks associations, and fund projects that improve the quality of life in local Elks communities.

Host Institution:

The Elks National Foundation’s mission is to help Elks build stronger communities. They fulfill this pledge by investing in communities where Elks live and work. Help Elks build stronger communities with a tax-deductible donation to the Elks National Foundation, a public, non-profit, tax-exempt corporation as described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Tax Reform Act of 1959.

Eligibility:

Applicants must meet all of the following criteria to be eligible for this scholarship:

  • Any high school senior who is a citizen of the United States are eligible to apply.
  • Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks.
  • College students are not eligible to apply.
  • Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are signed permanent legal resident status does not qualify.
  • Male and female students compete separately.
  • You must take either the ACT or SAT on or before November 4, 2017.
  • Home-schooled students are eligible to apply for the scholarship.
  • Most Valuable Student scholarships are for students pursuing a four-year degree, on a full-time basis (minimum of 12 semester hours), in a U.S. college or university.

Instructions for Applying:

In order to apply for the ELKS Most Valuable Student Contest, the applicant must complete an online application that will be opened on September 1, 2017. The link is: http://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvswinners.cfm

Supporting Documents:

You will be required to upload your FAFSA Student Aid Report

Award Description:

The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in the 2018 competition.All expenses will be covered.

  • These 20 finalists will be for two first-place awards of $50,000 (total $100,000), two second-place awards of $40,000 (total $60,000), two third-place awards of $30,000 (total $60,000), and 14 finalists will receive awards of $20,000 (total $280,000)
  • The 480 runners-up will receive fifth-place scholarships of $4,000 (total $1,920,000)

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm

Contact Information:

If you have any question, contact by email Scholarship-at-elks.org or call 773/755-4732.

Jeanne E. Bray Memorial Scholarship Awards Program

Award Amount: $2,500 per semester

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: November 15th annually

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The National Rifle Association (NRA) Foundation is proud to announce the Jeanne E. Bray Memorial Scholarship Awards Program in honor of the late Columbus, Ohio, police officer, shooting champion and NRA Director. The program is open to dependent children of any current or retired law enforcement officers who are living, and to Dependent children of any public law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty, who was an NRA member at the time of death.The NRA is proud to recognize the accomplishments and contributions of members, young shooters, women, law enforcement and clubs with scholarships, awards, and contests.

Host Institution:

The National Rifle Association (NRA) Foundation, Inc. was established in 1990, is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization that raises tax-deductible contributions in support of a wide range of firearm-related public interest activities of the National Rifle Association of America and other organizations that defend and foster the Second Amendment rights of all law-abiding Americans.

Eligibility:

The Jeanne E. Bray Memorial Scholarship Awards Program is available to:

  • To dependent children of any public law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty who was an NRA member at the time of death, and
  • To dependent children of any current or retired law enforcement officers who are living and have current NRA membership.

Instructions for Applying:

In order to apply, the applicant can submit online application through the given link: https://www.grantrequest.com/SID_1601/Default.asp?SA=SNA&FID=35087

Submitting Details:

To request your personal reference letter questionnaires send an e-mail request to jebrayscholarship-at-nrahq.org. Include your name and postal address.They will forward the sealed reference letter envelopes to you for distribution.

Award Description:

The Jeanne E. Bray Memorial Scholarship Awards Program offers college scholarships of up to $2,500 per semester (up to $5,000 per year for a maximum of four years).

Detailed Information Link:

http://le.nra.org/law-enforcement-benefits.aspx

Contact Information:

If you have any additional questions, contact at jebrayscholarship-at-nrahq.org or call 1-800-554-9498.

Biophysical Society Education Travel Awards

Award Amount:$500

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: October 4, 2017

Winner Announcement: November 22, 2017

Brief Description:

An international scientific society, the “Biophysical Society” is pleased to announce its Education Travel Awards.Students and postdoctoral fellows are eligible to apply for this travel award. The Biophysical Society’s Education Committee has limited travel support available for students and postdoctoral fellows who are recommended by their advisors to attend the 2018 Biophysical Society Annual Meeting.

Host Institution:

The Biophysical Society is an international scientific society whose purpose is to encourage the development and dissemination of knowledge in biophysics. Founded in 1958, the society currently consists of over 9,000 researchers in academia, government, and industry. Although the Society is based in the United States, it is an international organization.

Eligibility:

  • The applicant must be accepted as a member with 2018 member dues paid by the abstract deadline, October 2, 2017.
  • The applicant must be a presenting author on an abstract in a poster or platform session at the Annual Meeting.
  • The applicant must not have received an education travel award previously from the Biophysical Society.
  • Only US citizens or permanent US residents are eligible.

Instructions for Applying:

To be applying, the applicant can submit an online application go through the given link: http://www.biophysics.org/2018meeting/AwardsCompetitions/TravelAwards/TravelAwardApplication/tabid/7245/Default.aspx

Supporting Documents:

The following materials are required at the time of online application submission:

For Students:

  • A copy of the abstract submitted for presentation at the Annual Meeting.
  • Distinct answers in a bulleted format to each of the following questions (1 to 2 sentences for each item is sufficient):
  1. Explain your role in the research project.
  2. At what stage are you of your undergraduate or graduate education/program?
  3. Why is it important for you to get a travel award to attend the Annual Meeting?
  4. Have you ever attended and/or presented at the Annual Meeting? If so, did you present a poster or platform?
  5. What is the long-range goal of your research?
  6. What is the significance of your research?
  7. What is the most novel aspect of your research?
  8. Explain any other source of financial support you have to attend the Annual Meeting.
  9. What is your mentor’s name, institution, and department?
  • A letter of recommendation from an advisor who is a regular member of the Society with 2018 dues paid.
  1. Letters must be on Institutional letterhead, with a signature.
  2. Where is the student in his/her degree program?
  3. Role of the student in project development?
  4. How is the student supported (training grant, research grant, other)?
  5. Has the student made presentations at previous Biophysical Society or other national meetings?
  6. Rate the student compared to others at the same stage.
  7. Identify any special considerations relating to need or appropriateness of a travel award.
  • A copy of your transcripts (Unofficial)

For Postdoctoral Fellows:

  • A copy of the abstract submitted for presentation at the Annual Meeting.
  • Curriculum vitae.

Submitting Details:

Letters of recommendation can be emailed to Laura Phelan, lphelan-at-biophysics.org.

Award Description:

  • Awards will be provided up to $500. Selection of awardees will be based on scientific merit.
  • Education, Professional Opportunities for Women, and International Relations Committee Travel Awards are distributed at the meeting (during designated awards receptions), no exceptions.
  • Committee for Inclusion and Diversity Travel Award recipients are reimbursed for travel expenses up to $1000 after the meeting has concluded.
  • If you cannot attend the reception, you may pick up your Travel Award check in person with proper identification at the Society Office after the scheduled award reception.
  • If you win a travel award, you must attend the meeting in order to receive your award check.

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.biophysics.org/2018meeting/AwardsCompetitions/TravelAwards/EducationTravelAwards/tabid/7243/Default.aspx

Contact Information:

For questions regarding the Education Committee Travel Award, contact the Society at travelawards-at-biophysics.org or (240) 290-5600.

Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway Contest

Award Amount: $650,000

Number of Awards: 20

Deadline: 11:59 AM PT October 18, 2017

Winner Announcement:  Not known

Brief Description:

Dr. Pepper, Inc. is delighted to announce its Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway Contest program that is administrated by Scholarship America. The program is open to U.S. residents. To be entering in the contest, rally your friends to vote. Once you reach 50 votes, you are able to submit a video to inspire more fans.No purchase necessary, anyone between the ages of 18 and 24 can compete to win up to $100,000 in tuition.

Host Institution:

Dr. Pepper/Seven Up, Inc. was a Plano, Texas-based soft-drink manufacturing company created by the merger of Dr. Pepper, Inc. and The 7 Up Company on May 19, 1986. It was purchased by Cadbury Schweppes plc and the Carlyle Group on March 2, 1995, after the conglomerate became debt-ridden and insolvent.

Eligibility:

To eligible, the applicant must:

  • Must be a U.S. legal resident of an eligible state and within the age eligibility.
  • Must be at least 18 but no older than 24 on December 2, 2017
  • You are not eligible if you or a member of your immediate family or household (whether or not related) is an
  1. Employee, officer or director of any Promotion Party, or
  2. Owner/operator or person responsible for purchasing or promotion decisions at retailers of Sponsor products.
  • You must not be an active NCAA collegiate athlete (any division) in any sport, nor played professional, semi-professional, or Division I collegiate football at any time.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, the applicants must submit online application through the given link: https://www.drpeppertuition.com/register

In order to apply, the applicant must follow these given points:

  • Connect with your Facebook account and authorize the Pepper Tuition Giveaway application.
  • Ensure your full profile is completed by updating your profile with your most current city, major and university on your personal Facebook page.
  • Create your goal (Goal) by answering “Tell us how you’ll change the world in 350 characters or less.”
  • Participants can change or modify his/her goal up until the point he/she receive 50 votes, after which point the goal is locked

Supporting Documents:

Submit video-all Videos must be:

  • In one of the following video types: .avi, .mov, .mpg, .mp4, MPEG or .wmv
  • No more than one (1) minute in length and 50 megabytes in size 3
  • Your original creation
  • Suitable for publication
  • Submitted in English

Award Description:

20 Grand Prizes (4 for each Grand Prize Game): A trip for two (winner and guest) to one of the Grand Prize Games as a “Pass Contestant” to participate in the pass competition (Half-Time Event). ARV: ACC – $3,375, Big Ten – $3,075, Big 12 – $2,880, Pac-12 – $3,160, SEC – $3,000. The Grand Prize also includes an opportunity to compete for one of the following:

  • Five (5) $100,000 Tuition Prizes (One at each Grand Prize Game): One Hundred Thousand and No/100 Dollars ($100,000) Tuition, payable as set forth in the Tuition Awards section below.
  • Five (5) Runner-Up Prizes (One per Grand Prize Game): Twenty-Five Thousand and No/100 Dollars ($25,000) Tuition, payable as set forth in the Tuition Awards section below.
  • Ten (10) Consolation Prizes (Two per Grand Prize Game): Two Thousand Five Hundred and No/100 Dollars ($2,500) Tuition, payable as set forth in the Tuition Awards section below.

Tuition Awards: Each tuition prize amount is payable as follows:

  • As tuition to cover up to four (4) consecutive years of college or postsecondary vocational institution tuition, fees, books, supplies, equipment, related educational expenses and on-campus room and board to be awarded in the form of a check distributed to the school (eligible under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 as amended) and located in the United States on behalf of the Winner or Winner’s designee, who must be at least 16 years of age (Designee), or
  • To pay off student loans incurred for eligible costs in (a) above in the form of a check distributed to the lending institution on behalf of the Winner or Winner’s Designee, or
  • A combination of (a) and (b) above in an amount not to exceed the prize amount.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.drpeppertuition.com/

Glamour’s 2018 College Women of the Year Competition

Award Amount: $10,000 and nine $3,000 prizes

Number of Awards: 10

Deadline: October 1, 2017, 11:59 PM ET

Winner Announcement:  Not known

Brief Description:

Are you a young woman who is changing the world or making a serious impact? At Glamour, the Glamour’s 2018 College Women of the Year competition is available that is sponsored by Condé Nast, One World Trade Center. Only to legal residents of the 50 United States, District of Columbia and Canada (except Quebec) who are at least 18 years old as of the date of entry, may apply. You can apply if you will be a college student in the 2017 – 2018 school year. You can also enter if you previously attended college or forwent college to pursue an idea, company or project that you are dedicated to.

Host Institution:

Glamour.com is your source for what matters to women now, from outfit ideas and makeup tutorials to celebrity news and politics.For over 60 years, Glamour has recognized outstanding changemakers across the country: activists, scientists, athletes, artists, and businesswomen.

Eligibility:

To eligible, the applicant must:

  • Be legal residents of the 50 United States and District of Columbia and Canada (except Quebec)
  • Be at least 18 years old as of the date of entry
  • Except officers, directors, members, and employees of the Sponsor, the judging organization (if applicable), or any other party associated with the development or administration of this Promotion, and the immediate family (i.e., parents, children, siblings, spouse), and persons residing in the same household, as such individuals.
  • This Promotion is void in Quebec, outside the 50 United States and the District of Columbia and Canada, and where prohibited.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, there are two ways to enter:

1) Visit www.glamour.com/story/college-women-of-the-year-application during the Promotion Period and follow the instructions to complete and submit the entry form and supporting materials, or

2) Visit www.glamour.com/go/cwotyduring the Promotion Period to print out and complete the entry form and mail it with the supporting materials in one envelope to Glamour’s 2018 College Women of the Year Competition, One World Trade Center, 30th Floor, New York, NY 10007.

Supporting Documents:

Regardless of which method of entry you choose, you must include all the following with your online application:

  • An official college transcript
  • Two letters of recommendation from a professional or academic reference: ask your references to include your name, their contact information and to sign and date their letters. You may also include slides, CDs videos, or samples of your work, any relevant newspaper clippings or CD/DVDs of radio or television appearances.
  • An essay of no more than 500 words describing your most meaningful achievements and how they relate to your field of study and/or future goals
  • A recent photo of yourself

Award Description:

There will be one (1) grand prize winner and nine (9) first prize winners. The grand prize is $10,000 cash. The first place prize is $3,000.00 cash.All winners will be recognized in Glamour.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.glamour.com/story/college-women-of-the-year-application

University of Arizona A. Elaine Bychinsky Promising Writer Award

Award Amount:$3,000

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: October 31, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The University of Arizona believes every student deserves an opportunity for a scholarship. They also believe finding, applying for and managing scholarships should be a snap. That’s why they built Scholarship Universe. At Scholarship Universe, the A. Elaine Bychinsky Promising Writer Award is available to incoming freshman, transfer, graduate, and international students.

Host Institution:

The University of Arizona (also referred to as U of A, UA, or Arizona) is a public research university in Tucson, Arizona, United States. Founded in 1885, the UA was the first university in the Arizona Territory.The University of Arizona is governed by the Arizona Board of Regents

Eligibility:

  • The applicant must have major in English
  • The applicant must be Junior or Senior
  • All current or incoming UA students with a Net ID and password may use Scholarship Universe. This includes incoming freshman, transfer, graduate, and international students.
  • Newly admitted and current UA students can apply to available scholarships they are matched to by logging in with their UA Net ID and Password and completing their profile.

How to Apply:

Financial Aid and Award Money:

Scholarship Universe at the University of Arizona is offering $3,000 scholarship award.

Link for More Information:

https://scholarshipuniverse.arizona.edu/SUHA/Scholarships/Details/?id=10589&page=1&searchValue=&collegeFilter=999&departmentFilter=999

HCSS Construction Intern Awards Contest

Award Amount: $50,000

Number of Awards: 26

Deadline: October 3rd, 2017

Winner Announcement: November 7th, 2017

Brief Description:

Are you a Construction Intern who is enrolled in a college, university or trade school? Want to win prizes? The Heavy Construction Systems Specialists, Inc. (HCSS) is now sponsoring the Construction Intern Awards contest. The contest is open to Legal residents of the fifty (50) the United States and all U.S. territories and legal residents of Canada, who are at least eighteen (18) years of age at the time of entry. This scholarship program is designed to recognize the strongest construction interns in the industry, as well as the companies with the best construction internship programs across the country.

Host Institution:

Heavy Construction Systems Specialists, Inc. (HCSS)was founded in 1986, designs and develops application software to help construction companies streamline their operations. HCSS’ mission is to help customers dramatically improve their business through innovative, high-quality software and exceptionally helpful service while providing a great life for employees.

Eligibility:

  • Legal residents of the fifty (50) the United States and all U.S. territories and legal residents of Canada
  • The applicant must be at least eighteen (18) years of age at the time of entry.
  • Employees of HCSS and other companies associated with the promotion of the Contest, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and advertising and promotion agencies, as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such employee, are not eligible.
  • The Contest is subject to federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
  • Limit one (1) entry per person per email address for the duration of the Contest Period, regardless of method of entry.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, the applicant must submit online application go through the given link: http://cia.hcss.com/register/

Supporting Documents:

Document your experience and complete your entry by submitting:

  • 5 written responses to the contest questions
  • 8 high-quality photos
  • Any supporting documents that showcase your skills (make sure these are relevant — examples include construction project plans or bids that you’ve helped with)

Award Description:

HCSS is offering $50,000 in scholarship prizes as the following:

  • Intern of the Year Grand Prize – $10,000 to 1 winner
  • Intern of the Year Finalist – $4,000 to 4 winners (Total $16,000)
  • Intern of the Year Honorable Mention – $2,000 to 12 winners (Total $24,000)

Detailed Information Link:

http://cia.hcss.com/

Bruce M. Stargatt Legal Ethics Writing Competition

Award Amount: $4,500

Number of Awards: 3

Deadline: September 15, 2017

Winner Announcement: November 1, 2017.

Brief Description:

The Delaware Bar Foundation is pleased to announce the Bruce M. Stargatt Legal Ethics Writing Competition in memory of late Bruce M. Stargatt, was a past president of the Delaware Bar Foundation and the Delaware State Bar Association. The program is open to law students who are enrolled in, and 2017 graduates of any American Bar Association accredited law school.

Host Institution:

The Foundation is a non-profit Delaware corporation, incorporated in 1981. The Foundation receives both IOLTA and non-IOLTA funding which support the two sides of its operations.  The Foundation is governed by a Board of Directors of 12 members serving four-year terms, one of whom is always a justice of the Delaware Supreme Court.

Eligibility:

The competition is open to:

  • Students enrolled in, and 2017 graduates of any American Bar Association accredited law school,
  • Individuals who have registered for or have taken the 2017 Delaware Bar Examination,
  • W clerks currently employed by a member of the Delaware judiciary, and
  • Delaware attorneys admitted for no more than five years

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, the applicant must write a paper on the following topic:

Writing Topic: In keeping with Bruce Stargatt’s keen interest in legal writing and the ethical practice of law, we invite scholarly papers concerning ethical issues in the practice of law. Beyond this general description, the precise issue to be dealt with is at the author’s discretion.

Writing Paper Rules:

  • A cover page that includes the author’s name, contact information and eligibility to enter the competition should be included with the paper at the time of submission.
  • The length of the paper should not exceed 2500 words, including the title page, body, footnotes, figures and tables if any. The Delaware Bar Foundation reserves the right to edit papers for publication due to space constraints when necessary.
  • No paper that has been previously published in any form will be considered. However, papers written for course credit will be considered as long as they have not been published.
  • Each paper must be the original work of the submitting author. The author must execute and submit to her/his paper the License Agreement attached hereto.
  • Citations should be in standard Bluebook form

Submitting Details:

Papers must be submitted electronically to mflynn-at-delawarebarfoundation.org.

Award Description:

  • Cash prizes of $3000, $1000 and $500 will be awarded to the top three papers.
  • The first place paper will be published in “Delaware Lawyer” magazine (a publication of the Delaware Bar Foundation, distributed quarterly without charge to all members of the Delaware Bar).
  • The author of the first place paper will be invited to receive his or her prize at the Delaware State Bar Association/Delaware Bar Foundation seminar in Wilmington in the fall of 2017

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.delawarebarfoundation.org/stargatt-writing-competition/

Contact Information:

If you have any question, Direct to Bruce M. Stargatt Legal Ethics Writing Competition, Delaware Bar Foundation, 100 W. 10th St., Suite 106, Wilmington, DE 19801, or 302-658-0773, or mflynn-at-delawarebarfoundation.org

U.S. Naval Institute Leadership Essay Contest

Award Amount: First Prize: $5,000,Second Prize: $2,500,Third Prize: $1,500

Number of Awards: 3

Deadline: September 30, 2017

Winner Announcement: December 2017

Brief Description:

Do you want to enter in an Essay Contest, then hurry up! The U.S. Naval Institute is inviting entries for Leadership Essay Contest.The contest will provide thought-provoking articles that spur ongoing discussion of these same issues, not only in Naval Institute media, print and digital but also in other leading defense and national security forums. It directly fulfills the Institute’s educational mission by encouraging writing on issues of concern to the Sea Services.

Host Institution:

The U.S. Naval Institute has been a fixture at the U.S. Naval Academy since its founding in 1873 by a group of 15 naval officers who began meeting to discuss the serious implications of a smaller, post-Civil War Navy and other matters of professional interest.

Eligibility:

Only junior officers, O-4 (LCDR/MAJ) and below, from the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, and U.S. Coast Guard will be eligible to participate.

Instructions for Applying:

  • Include Leadership Essay Contest Submission in subject line of email
  • Include word count on title page of essay but do not include your name on title page or within essay
  • Provide separate attachment to include biography and complete contact information — i.e., work, home, and cell phone numbers; and home mailing address
  • Essay length must be 3,000 words maximum (excludes footnotes/endnotes/sources).

Submitting Details:

In order to apply, the applicants will send your Essay by email at essay-at-usni.org.

Award Description:

  • First Prize: $5,000
  • Second Prize: $2,500
  • Third Prize: $1,500
  • The winners will be recognized at West 2018

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.usni.org/essay-contest/leadership-essay-contest