Minnesota Credit Union Foundation Scholarship Council Scholarship

Award Amount: $20,000

Number of Awards: Fourteen (14)

Deadline: February 1, 2018

Winner Announcement: Late March to April

Brief Description:

The Minnesota Credit Union Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2018 “Foundation Scholarship Council (FSC) Scholarship Program”. Students who are enrolled or plan to attend an accredited, non-profit educational institution in an undergraduate or graduate program (both master and doctorate) can apply. The Minnesota Credit Union Foundation organization is dedicated to providing the resources for credit unions and communities to prosper and thrive.

Host Institution:

The Minnesota Credit Union Foundation is a tax-exempt 501(c) (3) organization. Established in 1969, the Foundation has helped many credit unions with limited resources to grow, prosper and reach underserved communities. Some of the activities funded through the Foundation in the past include cooperative leadership training, education, and development for credit union employees and volunteers, financial literacy programs, and charitable fundraising.

Eligibility:

Please see the basic entry requirements below:

  • Traditional: Current high school student graduating in 2018
  • Traditional: PSEO (high school students utilizing post-secondary education option but not graduation in 2018)
  • Non-traditional: Post high school student or those returning to post-secondary after some time off

In addition, scholarship applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Enrolled or planning to attend an accredited, non-profit educational institution in an undergraduate or graduate program (both master and doctorate).
  • Enrolled in at least one course at the accredited school during the scholarship application time frame.
  • Must be a credit union member in good standing (as determined by your credit union) affiliated with the Minnesota Credit Union Network
  • Information provided on the application must be accurate and solely the authentic work of the applicant.

Instructions for Applying:

All applicants must check the given link to apply for the scholarship: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/fsc17

Supporting Documents:

  • Applicants must write 500-word essay answering the essay question for this scholarship period. The essay should not exceed 500 words.
  • Do not use your name or the name of your credit union in your essay or on the essay page.
  • Transcripts and letters of recommendation will not be considered.

Award Description:

This year, the council will be awarding $20,000 as the form of given below:

  • Two (2) $3,000
  • Two (2) $2,000
  • Ten (10) $1,000

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.mncun.org/mpage/FSCscholarships

UC Davis Undergraduate Scholarship

Award Amount: $100 to $13,000

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: January 9, 2018

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

Take advantage of an opportunity to be rewarded for your hard work! The University of California, Davis is glad to announce “UC Davis Undergraduate Scholarship”. To apply you need participation in extracurricular activities, specific college or major, career interests, geographic origin, high school or Community College attended, parentage, perseverance, and many other personal characteristics. The core purpose of UC Davis as a comprehensive research university is the generation, advancement, dissemination, and application of knowledge.

Host Institution:

The University of California, Davis, is a public research university and land-grant University as well as one of the 10 campuses of the University of California system.

Eligibility:

To be eligible, the student must possess:

  • Undergraduate scholarships are all awarded on a merit basis.
  • Scholarship criteria include participation in extracurricular activities; specific college or major; career interests; geographic origin; high school or Community College attended; parentage; perseverance; and many other personal characteristics.
  • The majority of UC Davis’ scholarships are not renewed automatically; therefore, students must reapply to be considered for scholarships on an annual basis.

Instructions for Applying:

If you’d like to apply for the scholarship you may go through the given link: https://ucdavis.academicworks.com/users/sign_in

Award Description:

The scholarship ranges from $100 to $13,000 per academic year.

Detailed Information Link:

http://financialaid.ucdavis.edu/scholarships/campus/index.html

IBISWorld University Scholarships

Award Amount: $1,500

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: November 30, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

At IBISWorld there is a scholarship “IBISWorld University Scholarships” available to support future economics, business, and finance graduates. You are eligible to apply if you are currently enrolled, or have proof of acceptance into an undergraduate or postgraduate. IBISWorld Procurement Category Research gives you instant access to data and analysis that helps you engage and negotiate with suppliers, better control the sourcing process.

Host Institution:

Founded in 1971 by noted businessman and futurist Phil Ruthven, IBISWorld provides meticulously researched business information and market research on thousands of procurement categories and industries worldwide. IBISWorld’s suite of market intelligence reports will keep you abreast of more than 1,000 products and services as well as thousands of industries around the globe.

Eligibility:

To receive the IBISWorld University Scholarships, a beneficiary must:

  • Must be over 17 years of age and a citizen or permanent resident of the United States.
  • Must be currently enrolled, or have proof of acceptance into an undergraduate or postgraduate.
  • Program in finance/business/economics at any accredited US University.

Supporting Documents:

You will be required to submit the following:

  • Current education institution and major
  • Full name
  • Phone number
  • Address
  • Email address
  • In order to apply applicants must write 800-1,000 words essay and respond to the following question: What are the challenges and opportunities associated with moving away from a manufacturing-based economy?

Submitting Details:

All application material should be emailed to scholarship-at-ibisworld.com

Award Description:

The scholarship will be provided a $1,500 grant toward tuition fees of the winning applicant.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.ibisworld.com/scholarships/usa-scholarship-2017/

Florida Polytechnic University Florida Poly Scholarship

Award Amount: Fall Semester: $1,750, Spring Semester: $1,750, Financial Aid Year: $3,500

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: December 1, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

In collaboration with the University Foundation and the Office of Enrollment Services Florida Polytechnic University establishes “Florida Poly Scholarship”. Students must be scheduled as a full-time student each fall and spring semesters and have cumulative completion ratio of 67% to apply for the scholarship. The mission of Florida Polytechnic University is to prepare 21st-century learners in advanced fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) to become innovative problem-solvers and high-tech professionals.

Host Institution:

Florida Polytechnic University is a public university in Lakeland, Florida, United States. Created as an independent university in 2012, it is the newest of the twelve institutions in the State University System of Florida.

Eligibility:

To receive the scholarship, you must:

  • Must maintain a Cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.75 for undergraduates, 3.0 for graduates.
  • Must be scheduled as a full-time student each fall and spring semesters.
  • Full time is defined as taking 12 credits or more for Undergraduates, 9 credits or more for Graduates within a semester
  • Must have a Cumulative Completion Ratio of 67% each Financial Aid Year.
  • A Financial Aid Year is defined as starting in fall and ending in summer.

Instructions for Applying:

You can go through the given link to apply for the scholarship: https://floridapoly.edu/admissions/undergraduate/apply/

Award Description:

  • Award range for fall semester: $1,750
  • Award range for spring semester: $1,750
  • Award range financial aid year: $3,500

Detailed Information Link:

https://floridapoly.edu/admissions/tuition-financial-aid/2017-2018-florida-poly-scholarship/

Duke Graduate School Bass Instructional Fellowships

Award Amount: Program supports high-quality teaching experiences

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: Late November

Winner Announcement: Mid-December

Brief Description:

The Duke Graduate School is happy to announce the establishment of the fellowship program named as “Bass Instructional Fellowship”. To apply for the fellowship you must have completed the preliminary exam by the end of the spring semester prior to the start of the term of the Bass. The fellowship is designed to help students become more knowledgeable in online college teaching.

Host Institution:

The Duke ideal for graduate education is a small number of superior students working closely with esteemed scholars. Graduate study at Duke is defined by maximum personal attention, smaller, more involving classes, flexible programs of study designed to meet students’ individual needs and interests, and richer, cross-disciplinary possibilities for scholarship.

Eligibility:

Learn more about this scholarship.

  • You must be in good academic standing.
  • You must have completed the preliminary exam by the end of the spring semester prior to the start of the term of the Bass.
  • You must have completed any teaching or TA duties/assignments required by your home department.
  • (For IORs) There must be undergraduate interest/demand for the course you are proposing.
  • Participation as a Bass IOR, TA, or OA must not be at the cost of your home department’s teaching or TA needs.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply for the scholarship you can go through the given link: https://dukegradschool.awardspring.com/

Supporting Documents:

The scholarship recipient’s school must provide:

  • Your CV (PDF)
  • A copy of your current Duke transcript or ACES report (PDF)
  • (For IORs) A syllabus (PDF) for the class you propose to teach
  • A one-page statement (PDF) describing:
  1. Your professional development activities, particularly related to pedagogical training. This might include.
  2. Your status in the Certificate for College Teaching or Preparing Future Faculty
  3. Coursework you have completed in college teaching/pedagogy
  4. Departmental instructional training you have had
  5. Any leadership activities you have undertaken in your department around pedagogical training (organizing workshops, being a lead TA., etc.)
  • Your professional and career goals and how you would benefit professionally from this fellowship
  • (For IORs and TAs) you’re teaching interests:
  1. For IORs: Discuss the class you propose to teach.
  2. For TAs: Describe the specific disciplinary fields in which you could be a teaching assistant. If possible, let us know if there are specific classes or faculty you might like to work with or have been in communication.
  • (for OAs) what you would be able to contribute to students, faculty, and staff you would work with; please include any experience you have had with online or hybrid education, which is desirable but not a fellowship requirement.
  • Two letters of recommendation, one from your DGS that states 1) you are making satisfactory dissertation progress, 2) you have completed any required teaching in your department, and 3) serving as a Bass Instructional Fellow would not interfere with your department’s teaching/TAing needs.

Award Description:

This fellowship provides funded, semester-long teaching opportunities for Ph.D. students to be an instructor of record (IOR) of a course in the student’s discipline.

Detailed Information Link:

https://gradschool.duke.edu/financial-support/find-funding/bass-instructional-fellowships

Coolidge Presidential Scholarship Program

Award Amount: Covers a student’s tuition, room, board, and expenses

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: Wednesday, January 24, 2018, 5:00 PM EST

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation is inviting the scholarship applications named as “Coolidge Presidential Scholarship”. The scholarship program is only open United States citizens or legal permanent residents currently attending high school abroad. It provides full-ride, presidential scholarship that covers a student’s tuition, room, board, and expenses for four years of undergraduate study.

Host Institution:

The Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation is the official foundation dedicated to preserving and promoting the legacy of America’s 30th president. The Foundation was formed in 1960 by a group of Coolidge enthusiasts, including John Coolidge, the president’s son.

Eligibility:

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  •  All applicants must enroll full-time at an accredited U.S. college or university as an undergraduate for the first time in fall 2019. That is to say, students in their junior year of high school, or the equivalent if homeschooled, are eligible to apply.
  • Applicants must be citizens or legal permanent residents of the United States of America at the time of application.
  • Applicants cannot be the immediate family member of any current employee or trustee of the Coolidge Scholars Program or the Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, the candidates can enter online by submitting their email through the given link: https://coolidgescholars.org/apply/

Supporting Documents:

  • You will include the first and last name of the applicant in the first paragraph of your letter.
  • You will7 include your full name at the end of the letter.
  • Please state how you know the applicant, for how long you’ve known the applicant, and in what capacity.
  • Your letter should be as specific as possible, providing relevant examples and other information that will be helpful to demonstrate to the Coolidge Scholars Program why the applicant is a worthy candidate.
  • Your letter should be no longer than 1,200 words in length.
  • Your letter may be submitted as either a PDF file or a Microsoft Word file.

Award Description:

The Coolidge Scholarship is an annually will provide students’ tuition, room, board, and expenses for four years of undergraduate study.

Detailed Information Link:

https://coolidgescholars.org/about/

MarketResearch.com Scholarship Program

Award Amount: $1,000

Number of Awards: One (1)

Deadline: December 1, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

Are you interested in the field of market research? At MarketResearch.com there is a scholarship opportunity available for you named as “Market Research Scholarship”. Those students who are currently enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate or accredited community college program in the United States are invited to apply. The scholarship support and encourages you to achieve your education goal.

Host Institution:

MarketResearch.com is the most comprehensive collection of market intelligence products and services on the Web. MarketResearch.com has been selected by Inc. 5000 Magazine as one of America’s fastest-growing private companies. They will help you refine search parameters, locate the full range of available reports, review the scope and methodology of the reports you choose, and give you informed and objective advice to ensure that you are making the right research purchase decision.

Eligibility:

The list eligibility criteria are given below:

  • Any student currently enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate, or accredited community college program in the United States.
  • First-year college students who are high school graduates (or possess a GED) are welcome to apply.
  • The candidate must be able to show proof of admission or attendance (e.g., a transcript or acceptance letter) at an accredited educational program, as stated above.
  • The scholarship candidate must be in good academic standing, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.
  • The candidate must have a strong interest in marketing and/or information sciences, and be pursuing a degree or certification related to these industries.

Supporting Documents:

  • An updated resume or C.V.
  • A current unofficial transcript from the candidate’s college.
  • In order to apply all applicants need to write a 1000 words essay addressing the following:
  1. In your opinion, what are the biggest challenges that market researchers and data scientists will face in the future?
  2. What are some potential ways to confront these challenges?
  3. What will be the role of marketing professionals and business analysts in the future as information becomes more accessible to the general public?

Submitting Details:

All materials must be sent to the following email address scholarships-at-marketresearch.com.

Award Description:

A onetime $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to the winning candidates.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.marketresearch.com/scholarship

Insureon Small Business Scholarships

Award Amount: $2,500 

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: November 30, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not Known

What is your favorite small business and why? Tell your small business story, and you could win a $2,500 scholarship! Enter into this amazing scholarship program named as “Small Business Scholarships” sponsored by Insureonis. The current undergraduate student enrolled in a 2 or 4 years public or private college or university in the United States and the District of Columbia full-time for an academic school year are invited to apply.

Host Institution:

Insureon is an online insurance agency headquartered in Chicago. Launched in 2011, Insureon built a FinTech platform that gives small-business owners access to property and casualty insurance quotes from multiple carriers and allows them to manage their policies.

Eligibility:

Learn more about this scholarship program:

  • Open to any citizen and/or resident of the United States, the District of Columbia and its territories and possessions.
  • The current undergraduate student enrolled in a 2- or 4-year public or private college or university located in the United States and the District of Columbia full-time for an academic school year.

Instructions for Applying:

If you are interested to apply you can check the given link: http://www.insureon.com/insureonu/small-business-scholarship#official-rules

Supporting Documents:

You will be required to submit the following:

  • Your first and last name.
  • Your email address.
  • Your permanent mailing address.
  • Your date of birth.
  • The university you’ll attend in the semester following the semester of application.
  • Your area of study and anticipated college graduation date.
  • The name of the small business you have experience with.
  • The industry the small business belongs to.
  • The number of employees who work in the small business.
  • The small business’s website (optional).
  • A photo of the applicant with the small business or photo of the applicant that represents the nature of the small business (for Facebook App purposes).
  • In order to apply applicants must write an essay (500 – 750 words) on the topic outlined in the current submission period.

Award Description:

Each winner will receive a one-time scholarship check of $2,500 to be used for future educational expenses.

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.insureon.com/insureonu/small-business-scholarship

HomeAdvisor Inc Skilled Labor Shortage Scholarship

Award Amount: $5,000

Number of Awards: Three (3)

Deadline: December 15, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. MT

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

Win a $5,000 Scholarship! HomeAdvisor Inc. is inviting applications for the scholarship contest termed as “Skilled Labor Shortage Scholarship” for those students who can devise a creative solution to America’s skilled labor crisis.  The scholarship is open to persons aged 18 years of age or older who are legal U.S. residents, and who have been accepted to, or are enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at any college, university or trade school.

Host Institution:

HomeAdvisor is a digital marketplace that connects homeowners with prescreened, local service professionals to complete home improvement, maintenance and remodeling projects. HomeAdvisor, launched as ServiceMagic, was founded in 1998 by Rodney Rice and Michael Beaudoin who were part of the founding management team of Einstein Bros Bagels.

Eligibility:

To be eligible, the student must possess

  • High school seniors who’ve been accepted to a college or trade school
  • Students currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at an accredited college, university or trade school in the United States
  • Contest is open to persons aged 18 years of age or older who are legal U.S. residents

Instructions for Applying:

To enter the Contest, entrants must submit an essay of at least 1,000 words, but no more than 2,000 words (“Essay”), on the following topic: Solving the trade labor shortage issue in the US (“Topic”). Essays must answer the following questions:

  • What would be your strategy for solving the labor shortage?
  • What would you do to encourage others to attend a trade school instead of a four-year college?

Submitting Details:

Applicant must submit essay to scholarship-at-homeadvisor.com.

Award Description:

Three HomeAdvisor Elite Pros will select to receive $5,000.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.homeadvisor.com/r/scholarships/

New York University Mark T. Banner Scholarship

Award Amount: $10,000

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: December 8, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

The Richard Linn American Inn of Court would like to announce scholarship termed as “Mark T. Banner Scholarship”. Law students who have entered into a JD program at an ABA-accredited law school in the United States and who will continue in that program through at least the fall semester 2018 are eligible.  The scholarship is part of the Richard Linn American Inn of Court’s commitment to fostering the development of intellectual property lawyers of high ethics, civility and professionalism, and especially those from diverse backgrounds.

Host Institution:

The Docket is a publication of New York University School of Law that publishes notices of NYU School of Law course announcements, administrative bulletins, event announcements, and other notices of general interest to the Law School community.

Eligibility:

To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

  • Law students who have entered into a JD program at an ABA-accredited law school in the United States and who will continue in that program through the fall semester 2018.
  • Commitment to the pursuit of a career in intellectual property law.
  • Commitment, qualities and actions toward ethics, civility and professionalism.
  • Academic merit (undergraduate, graduate and law school).
  • Written and oral communication skills.
  • Leadership qualities and community involvement.
  • Member of a historically underrepresented group in IP law (including race, sex, ethnicity, sexual orientation and disability).

Instructions for Applying:

The application form can be downloaded by the given link:

http://www.linninn.org/Pages/PDF/2017_application.pdf

Supporting Documents:

The scholarship recipient’s school must provide:

  • Resume
  • Academic transcripts (law school, undergraduate/graduate school)
  • Three-page statement describing (a) how ethics, civility and professionalism have been a focus of the candidate; (b) how diversity has impacted the candidate; and (c) the candidate’s commitment to the pursuit of a career in IP law
  • Contact information for three references

Submitting Details:

All application material as a single PDF file should be submitted by e-mail to:

Mark T. Banner Scholarship
c/o The Richard Linn American Inn of Court
marktbannerscholarship-at-linninn.org

Award Description:

The recipient of the Mark T. Banner Scholarship will receive $10,000.

Detailed Information Link:

http://blogs.law.nyu.edu/docket/student-financial-services/mark-t-banner-scholarship-is-now-available/34403/

University of Wisconsin Milwaukee School of Education Scholarship

Award Amount: $500

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: December 8, 2017

Winner Announcement: Spring 2018

Brief Description:

The University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee is giving you a chance to apply for this “School of Education Scholarship”. The scholarship program is designed those students who are enrolled for undergraduate, post-baccalaureate and graduate students. All applicants can achieve amounts range from $500 to full tuition

Host Institution:

The University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee is a public urban research university located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in the United States. It is also one of the two doctoral degree-granting public universities and the second largest university in Wisconsin.

Eligibility:

To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

  • All undergraduate students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (including transfer credits and as well as you will completion of 45 credits by the end of the Fall 2017 semester.
  • You must be admitted to the School of Education or meet all requirements for admission
  • All graduate and post-bac students are eligible to apply but must be enrolled in at least 6 credits for the semester they are receiving the scholarship.
  • Applicants must be registered for at least six credits each semester you receive your scholarship (undergraduate/ post-baccalaureate only).

Instructions for Applying:

To apply for the scholarship, the applicant can download the application go to the given link: http://webdocs.bato.uwm.edu/soeweb/scholarships/SOE-ScholarshipApplication-18-19.pdf

Submitting Details:

Complete the application form will submit electronically as one email to soeinfo-at-uwm.edu.

Award Description:

The University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee will provide an award up to $500 for winning candidates.

Detailed Information Link:

http://uwm.edu/education/academics/resources/scholarships/

Contact Information:

If you have any questions, call them at (414) 229-3059 or can be directed email to robert-at-uwm.edu.

Fund For Education Abroad Scholarships

Award Amount: $16,250

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: January 10, 2018

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

Are you wishing to study abroad hence! The Fund for Education Abroad is pleased to provide the availability of “FEA Scholarship”. Students who are currently enrolled as an undergraduate at a college or university in the United States are eligible to apply. The program will give preference to students with demonstrated financial need, and strongly encourages students who represent a group that is traditionally underrepresented in education abroad.

Host Institution:

FEA was established as a 501(c) (3) organization in 2010 to address the need for an independent study abroad scholarship provider. Applicants from groups underrepresented in study abroad are given preference, in an effort to make the demographics of US undergraduates studying abroad reflect the rich diversity of the US population.

Eligibility:

To be eligible for consideration, applying organizations must:

  • The candidates must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  • The candidates must be currently enrolled as an undergraduate at a college or university in the U.S.
  • Graduate students are not eligible to apply.
  • Study abroad program must be eligible for credit at the student’s home institution.
  • Study abroad program must be at least four weeks (28 days) in country/countries.

Instructions for Applying:

Intersected applicants should follow the given link to apply for the scholarship program:

http://fundforeducationabroad.org/apply/

Supporting Documents:

Applicants must submit Official transcripts including:

  • Online application form (includes an unofficial transcript)
  • Financial aid form (to be filled out by financial aid office)
  • Recommendation letter (only 1, submitted by a professor or advisor)

Award Description:

The Fund for Education Abroad will provide scholarships:

  • Up to $10,000 for students who plan to study abroad for a full academic year.
  • Up to $5,000 for students who plan to study abroad during the fall (2018) or spring (2019) semester.
  • Awards that are prorated by a number of weeks in-country (with a minimum of $1,250) for students studying abroad during summer 2018.

Detailed Information Link:

http://fundforeducationabroad.org/applicants/

UMUC Pillars of Strength Scholarship Program

Award Amount: Covers full tuition and fees

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: February 28, 2018, at 11:59 p.m.

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The University of Maryland University College (UMUC) is now inviting the applications for the “Pillars of Strength Scholarship Program”. The program is open for those who are currently enrolled or plan to enroll at UMUC with a minimum of 6 credits per term for undergraduate students or 3 credits per term for graduate students. The aim of the scholarship is to honor the unparalleled selflessness and extraordinary commitment of these caregivers.

Host Institution:

The University of Maryland University College (UMUC) is a public corporation and charter school system comprising 12 Maryland institutions of higher education. It is the 12th-largest university system in the United States, with over 125,000 undergraduate, 43,000 graduate, and roughly 13,000 combined full-time and part-time faculty.

Eligibility:

In order to be considered eligible to apply, you must fulfill all of the following criteria:

  • Applicants must have served or be serving as a volunteer caregiver for a military service member or veteran with a disabling wound, injury, or illness that occurred while on active duty after.
  • Applicants must have received a high school diploma or GED.
  • Applicants must be currently enrolled or plan to enroll, if selected, in a degree or certificate program at UMUC.
  • Applicants must have a minimum of 6 credits per term for undergraduate students or 3 credits per term for graduate students during the fall and spring terms.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, the applicant can submit an online application through the given link:

https://www.umuc.edu/costs-and-financial-aid/scholarships/pillars-of-strength-scholarship-program/application-form.cfm

Supporting Documents:

Applicants are required to provide all of the following documents in order to be considered:

  • One document containing short essay responses to all five of the following prompts:
  1. Describe the circumstances and challenges of your volunteer caregiver role and the condition of the recovering servicemember or veteran you care for. (200 words max).
  2. Describe your personal, academic, and career achievements to date. (200 words max).
  3. Describe your extracurricular interests and pursuits and any of your volunteer or community activities. (200 words max).
  4. Describe what you hope to achieve with this scholarship. How will it help you achieve your goals? How will it help you and your family overcome challenges? (300 words max).
  5. How will you represent UMUC, the Yellow Ribbon Fund, and the Blewitt Foundation as an alumnus of the Pillars of Strength Scholarship Program? (100 words max).
  • A signed letter of reference from someone familiar with your circumstances and qualifications.
  • Documentation of your volunteer caregiver role including the condition of the recovering servicemember or veteran who you assist.
  1. Nonmedical attendant orders
  2. A letter from a nurse case manager
  3. A letter from a military commander verifying the servicemember or veteran’s need for a caregiver
  4. A letter from a VA Caregiver Support Program case manager
  5. Proof of enrollment in the VA Caregiver Support Program, such as a pay stub from the past 60 days or an enrollment letter

Submitting Details:

All supporting documents and application must be sent to pillarsofstrength-at-umuc.edu

Award Description:

The Pillars of Strength Scholarship Program will cover full tuition, fees, and course-required resources for each term during the academic year.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.umuc.edu/costs-and-financial-aid/scholarships/pillars-of-strength-scholarship-program/index.cfm

Academic Advancement Program Scholarship

Award Amount:  $5,000

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: January 31, 2018, Wednesday

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The University of California, Los Angeles is now inviting the applications for the “Academic Advancement Program Scholarship” All AAP applicants who are enrolled as a full-time undergraduate at the college or university level and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 can apply. AAP intended to develop the academic, scientific, political, economic, and community leadership necessary to transform society.

Host Institution:

The Academic Advancement Program (AAP) implemented at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) has been evolving for over 40 years. The program improves the academic achievement of historically underrepresented groups which originally targeted particularly African Americans and Latinos but now extends to students from disadvantaged backgrounds of all races.

Eligibility:

The list eligibility criteria are given below:

  • All applicants who have completed 36 units have not exceeded 150 units at the college or university levels are eligible to apply.
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative UCLA GPA of 2.75 or better by the end of the 2017 Fall Quarter.
  • Applicants must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate during the entire 2018-2019 academic year and apply for financial aid by filling out the FAFSA or the Dream Application.
  • If you currently have a multi-year scholarship it may render you ineligible.

Instructions for Applying:

In order to apply you must fill out the DREAM application, the application can be found at:

http://www.csac.ca.gov/dream_act.asp

Supporting Documents:

Applicants are required to provide all of the following documents in order to be considered:

  • Career Goals/Interest: You will select at least one item from the list of career goals/interests.
  • Personal Statement: Describe in 350-500 words why you should be chosen for an AAP Scholarship and include any personal challenges, obstacles, or major events in your life you’ve overcome, if any.
  • Letter of Recommendation: The letter must be from a UCLA instructor (faculty or TA) who appears as the “instructor of record” for a class on your study list (current or past). This enables a copy of your Personal Statement to accompany your request.
  • All interested applicants must write an essay, you should answer one of the two questions in a 500-600 word essay. Failure to limit the length of your essay will result in a lower score on your application. All applicants will answer the one question that is given below:
  • Current Events: Recently, colleges and universities have had to deal with controversial speakers being invited or disinvited to campus.
  • UCLA Principles of Community: What historical events are tied to your own family history? How and when did you learn about them?  How does your family history shape your identity now?

Award Description:

The deserving candidates will receive an average scholarship award is $5,000.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.aap.ucla.edu/aap-scholarship/

Contact Information:

For more information, you can call Fatiha Qureshi at 310/206-1805 or come to 1232 Campbell Hall.

 

AAPT Barbara Lotze Scholarships for Future Teachers

Award Amount: $2,000

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline:  December 1

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The American Association of Physics Teachers is proud to announce the “Barbara Lotze Scholarships” for Future high school physics teachers. The program is available for high school seniors and undergraduate students who are enrolled or planning to enroll in physics teacher preparation curricula. AAPT’s mission is to enhance the understanding and appreciation of physics through teaching.

Host Institution:

The American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) was founded in 1930 for the purpose of “dissemination of knowledge of physics, particularly by way of teaching.” There are more than 10,000 members that reside in over 30 countries.

Eligibility:

For eligible, the candidates must meet all the following eligibility criteria:

  • An undergraduate student must be enrolled in an accredited two-year college, four-year College or a university or a high school senior accepted for such enrollment.
  • Applicants are pursuing or planning to pursue, a course of study leading toward a career in physics teaching in the high schools then you can apply.
  • All applicants will show promise of success in their studies is
  • All applicants must be a citizen of the United States of America.

Instructions for Applying:

All online applications for the scholarship can be completed by the given link:

http://www.aapt.org/programs/grants/blotze_application.cfm

To apply offline, application form can be downloaded by the given link

http://www.aapt.org/Programs/grants/upload/13-815_Lotze_Application.pdf

Submitting Details:

Complete application packet of the scholarship must be sent to the address given below:

One Physics Ellipse
College Park, MD 20740
Phone: (301) 209-3311
Fax: (301) 209-0845
Email: eo-at-aapt.org

Award Description:

  • The scholarship provides a stipend of up to $2,000 to an individual for each of four years.
  • In addition, scholarship provides complimentary AAPT Student Membership for one year

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.aapt.org/programs/grants/lotze.cfm

DrugRehab.org Substance Abuse and Mental Health Awareness Veterans Scholarship

Award Amount: $5,000

Number of Awards: One (1)

Deadline: May 1, 2018

Winner Announcement: June 1, 2018

Brief Description:

Do you have a passion for helping others and an interest in raising awareness about substance abuse and mental health in veterans? If yes, this scholarship may be for you! DrugRehab.org is proud to announce its first scholarship opportunity towards any education-related expense. This scholarship is open to all veterans and active duty military personnel as well as their family members who are currently studying at the undergraduate or graduate level.

Host Institution:

DrugRehab.org  is an online resource for drug rehab, treatment modalities and information regarding addiction. It provides information regarding addiction and drug rehabilitation programs nationwide. Their service is free and we help people better understand what options are out there regarding treatment.

Eligibility:

To eligible, the candidates must meet all the following criteria:

  • Undergraduate student, graduate student, or soon to be enrolled in a post-secondary institution in the U.S.
  • Applicants must be enrolled or soon-to-be enrolled in a full-time program at a college or university.
  • Direct Family Includes: Someone’s spouse, parents, and grandparents, children and grandchildren, brothers and sisters, mother in law and father in law, brothers in law and sisters in law, daughters in law and sons in law are eligible.
  • Applicants must be 18 years at the time of scholarship entry.
  • Employees, owners, or immediate family members affiliated with DrugRehab.org are not eligible.
  • Non-military personnel are not eligible.

Instructions for Applying:

The applicant can download the application form at the given link:

http://www.drugrehab.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Application-Form-Scholarship.pdf

Supporting Documents:

In order to apply, all applicants will submit the essay that is given below:

  • In order to eligible for the scholarship an applicant must write 1,200 words essay, your essays should be original and your thoughts should be clearly stated.
  • The topic of the essay for this year is “Substance Abuse and Mental Health Awareness in Veterans”.

Submitting Details:

The applicant must submit an essay with the completed scholarship application to scholarship-at-drugrehab.org

Award Description:

DrugRehab.org will provide an award of $5,000 towards any education-related expense to the winner.

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.drugrehab.org/veterans-scholarship/

AMWA Global Health Scholarship

Award Amount: $1000

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: December 15th, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

American Medical Women’s Association is pleased to offer “AMWA Global Health Scholarship” for women. The student who is currently enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate or post-graduate program is eligible to apply. AMWA empowers women to lead in improving health for all within a model that reflects the unique perspective of women.

Host Institution:

The organization was founded by Dr. Bertha VanHoosen in 1915 in Chicago, at a time when women physicians were an under-represented minority. The organization dedicated to advancing women in medicine and improving women’s health.

Eligibility:

To receive the scholarship, a recipient must:

  • Student currently enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate or post-graduate program
  • Student must be an AMWA member

Instructions for Applying:

All applications must be completed by the given link:

https://www.formpl.us/form/4587128602230784

Supporting Documents:

As part of your application, you must upload the following documents:

  • Letter of recommendation(professional or academic)
  • Personal CV (Curriculum Vitae)

Award Description:

One winner will receive a Scholarship Award in the amount of one thousand dollars $1,000.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.cfhi.org/amwa-global-health-scholarship

International Undergraduate Student Scholarship (IUSS)

Award Amount:  $10,000

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: January 15, 2018

Winner Announcement: March 1, 2018

Brief Description:

The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa is pleased to announce the International Undergraduate Student Scholarship. The program is open to new and continuing Uh Manoa undergraduate students who hold or will hold F-1 or J-1 visa status during the award period. The program is designed to help encourages the recruitment and retention of high-achieving international undergraduate degree-seeking students and serve the strategic and diversity goals of the university.

Host Institution:

The University of Hawaiʻi system is a public, co-educational college and university system that confers associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees through three university campuses, seven community college campuses, an employment training center, three university centers, four education centers and various other research facilities distributed across six islands throughout the State of Hawaii in the United States.

Eligibility:

  • Eligible applicants will be evaluated using the following criteria:
  • New and continuing UH Manoa undergraduate students.
  • Who hold or will hold F-1 or J-1visa status during the award period.

Maintaining Eligibility:  

  • Enrolled full‐time as a UH Mānoa student in bachelor’s degree program.
  • At least 12 credits must be in UH Mānoa courses.

Instructions for Applying:

If you’d like to apply for the scholarship you may go through the given link:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeC1z4CfGGS0lmu-hjUPzkVSqB6S3EaCVVL3ZFtKRGIeIAfeg/viewform

Supporting Documents:

A complete application package should include the letter of recommendation.

Award Description:

The scholarship will provide $10,000 per academic year ($5,000 per semester, fall, and spring).

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.hawaii.edu/issmanoa/pages/home/scholarships/iuss.php

RehabCenter.net Addiction Awareness Scholarship

Award Amount: $10,000

Number of Awards: Three (3)

Deadline: December 22, 2017

Winner Announcement: January 5, 2017

Brief Description:

Do you have a passion for raising awareness about the risks and dangers associated with addiction? If your answer is yes, then you can apply for this “Addiction Awareness Scholarship” which is sponsored by RehabCenter.net. Applicants are eligible, who is a Graduate or undergraduate student and enrolled as a full-time student at a postsecondary institution in the U.S.

Host Institution:

RehabCenter.net provides helpful advice about family involvement, using health insurance to pay for rehab, avoiding relapses, and finding after-detox support groups. They give you all the information you will need to choose the best rehab strategy, find aftercare support, determine whether your health insurance covers your treatment, and win back your life.

Eligibility:

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Graduate or undergraduate student who is currently enrolled in a college or university located within the 50 United States or the District of Columbia are eligible.
  • Applicants must be U.S. citizens, U.S. Nationals, U.S. permanent residents, Refugees, Asylees, Cuban-Hatian entrants, Humanitarian parolees.
  • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age at the time of entry.
  • International students or temporary residents not eligible to enter.

Instructions for Applying:

The essay contest application can be downloaded from the given link:

http://www.rehabcenter.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Application-Form.pdf

Supporting Documents:

An essay submission for this contest becomes the property of RehabCenter.net for distribution, use, and reproduction as it deems necessary in its sole discretion. In order to apply, all applicants will submit the essay that is essay topic is given below:

  • The ways in which drug and/or alcohol addiction affects society today.
  • What can we do to reduce these effects, help people, and lessen the burden of alcoholism on society?

Submitting Details:

After completing the essay all essay must be submitted with the contest application to scholarship-at-rehabcenter.net

Award Description:

  • First place winner will receive: $6000
  • Second place winner will receive: $3,000
  • Third place winner will receive: $1,000

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.rehabcenter.net/addiction-awareness-scholarship

Tortuga Study Abroad Scholarship Program

Award Amount: $1,000

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: December 20, 2017

Winner Announcement: January 5, 2018

Brief Description:

If you are passionate and want to explore the world you have an amazing opportunity to apply for this “Tortuga Study Abroad Scholarship”. In order to be applying for the scholarship, the candidate must be the full-time undergraduate student in good academic standing at a four-year, degree-granting college or university. The scholarship intended to help those students who cannot afford to travel.

Host Institution:

Tortuga was founded in 2010 by childhood best friends Fred Perrotta and Jeremy Michael Cohen after a backpacking trip to Eastern Europe. Its mission is to help you live on your terms, including students studying abroad.

Eligibility:

Eligible applicants will be evaluated using the following criteria:

  • Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or currently studying in the US on a student visa.
  • Applicants must be a full-time undergraduate student in good academic standing at a four-year, degree-granting college or university in the U.S.
  • Applicants must have applied to or been accepted into a study abroad program eligible for credit by your college or university.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, the applicant can submit an online application through the given link:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1swttuXnWyRJU6yp3SEq_BfrFfIgnZ-tXsW-yaYddJFg/viewform?edit_requested=true

Award Description:

One (1) winner will receive a Scholarship Award in the amount of one thousand dollars ($1,000).

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.tortugabackpacks.com/pages/study-abroad-scholarship

William Jefferson Clinton Scholars Program

Award Amount: A full waiver of tuition for one term

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline:  November 15

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

The American University in Dubai is giving you chance to apply for this “The William Jefferson Clinton Scholars Program”. Students currently enrolled as full-time undergraduate degree candidates at an accredited four-year college/university in the United States are eligible to apply. AUD seeks to further the goals of the Clinton Presidential Foundation to strengthen the capacity of people in the US and throughout the world to meet the challenges of global interdependence.

Host Institution:

The American University in Dubai is a private, non-sectarian institution of higher learning in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, founded in 1995. AUD is accredited regionally as a separate unit by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Eligibility:

  • The scholarship is only open to U.S. Citizen Students
  • Currently enrolled as full-time undergraduate degree candidates at an accredited four-year college/university in the United States.
  • A minimum of 3.0 CGPAor equivalent at the institution from which he/she is applying is required.

Instructions for Applying:

All interested applicants can go through the given link to download the application form:

http://www.aud.edu/app/webroot/js/ckfinder/userfiles/files/Clinton%20Scholarship%20Application%202016_web(1).pdf

Supporting Documents:

You will be required to submit the following:

  • A 500-word personal statement addressing the qualities that distinguish the applicant from The William Jefferson Clinton Scholars Program.
  • One letter of recommendation;
  • Official copy of the applicant’s current undergraduate transcript showing that the applicant:
  • Has a minimum of 3.0 CGPA or equivalent at the institution from which he/she is applying.
  • Has completed or is completing one full year of study as a full-time student at a four-year accredited U.S. college or university.
  • A resume indicating work and leadership experience;
  • Written approval from his/her advisor at his/her educational institution, indicating that the applicant is eligible to study abroad and have credits earned at AUD counted towards his/her degree program.
  • The form can be submitted at a later stage once AUD schedule is released on our website
  • Students of consent age or their legal guardian(s) must sign the following forms: Clinton Foundation Waiver; Disclosure of Educational Records Form, Reservation & Enrollment Agreement, Declaration Form, and Acknowledgment Form. Click here to download them.
  • 1 passport size photo of AUD’s ID
  • AUD Health History Form. This form must be signed and stamped by a Physician.

Submitting Details:

Send your complete application packet to the address given below:

The William Jefferson Clinton Scholars, American University in Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road, P. O. Box: 28282, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Award Description:

Clinton Scholars will receive:

  • A full waiver of tuition for one term.
  • Dormitory housing at the American University in Dubai on a shared-room basis.

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.aud.edu/external_relations/en/menu/1581/clinton-scholarship-program-#/external_relations/en/page/1859/application-process?sub=1581&show_title=1

Contact Information:

You can contact for further information at the address given below:

The American University in Dubai

  1. O. Box: 28282, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Tel: +971 4 399 9000,

Fax +971 4 399 5585

E-mail: clintonscholars-at-aud.edu

www.aud.edu

 

Ridge Scholarship in Health or Healthcare and Humanities

Award Amount: $1,000

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: November 20, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

The University of Montana is pleased to offer “Ridge Scholarship in Health or Healthcare and Humanities”. Students who are undergraduates having completed two years and graduate students and having a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher can apply. The University accomplishes this mission is providing unique educational experiences through the integration of the liberal arts, graduate study, and professional training with international and interdisciplinary emphases.

Host Institution:

The University of Montana (often simply referred to as UM) is a public research university in Missoula, Montana, in the United States. The University of Montana–Missoula pursues academic excellence as demonstrated by the quality of curriculum and instruction, student performance, and faculty professional accomplishments.

Eligibility:

To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

  • Open to undergraduates having completed two years and graduate students and having a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher.
  • Utilization of the Ridge Library collection which houses Humanities resources in medical and other health and healthcare-related areas
  • Other criteria available with application request or by inquiry

Instructions for Applying:

All applicants must submit the following documents:

  • Proposal abstract
  • Project description
  • Letter of support from faculty mentor
  • Copy of transcript (unofficially is acceptable)

Submitting Details:

Applicants who are interested to apply submit all application material by email to ihh-at-mso.umt.edu

Award Description:

The scholarship provides $1,000 scholarships for research and creative works.

Detailed Information Link:

http://hs.umt.edu/ihh/ridge-scholarship/default.php

UNCF Montgomery County Scholarship

Award Amount: Varies

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: December 1, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) is pleased to offer scholarship program termed as “Montgomery County Scholarship”. The scholarship is open to college sophomores, juniors, and seniors, who are permanent residents of Montgomery County. UNCF’s mission is to build a robust and nationally-recognized pipeline of under-represented students who, because of UNCF support, become highly-qualified college graduates.

Host Institution:

The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) also known as the United Fund, is an American philanthropic organization that funds scholarships for black students and general scholarship funds for 37 private historically black colleges and universities.

Eligibility:

 To be considered for the scholarship the candidate must:

  • Minimum cumulative 2.5-grade point average.
  • Applicants must be U.S. Citizen, U.S. national or permanent resident.
  • Applicants must be College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior.
  • The student must be enrolled in 4-Year Colleges, HBCUs.

Instructions for Applying:

Interested applicants must sign in to apply for the given link:

https://scholarships.uncf.org/Account/LogOn

Award Description:

The award amount of the scholarship varies.

Detailed Information Link:

https://scholarships.uncf.org/Program/Details/54e42e7c-dd98-439a-8b0f-56f271167de7

Contact Information:

Have any questions you can ask Pia Holland at pia.holland-at-Uncf.org

Garfield High School PTSA Science Ambassador Scholarship

Award Amount: $100,000

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: December 11, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

James A. Garfield High School is pleased to be able to offer “The Science Ambassador Scholarship”. Undergraduate students and high school seniors are invited to apply for the Science Ambassador Scholarship Program. Garfield High School will provide inquiry and standards-based instruction that prepares students for college and career through excellence in academics, arts, and athletics.

Host Institution:

James A. Garfield High School is a public high school in the Seattle Public Schools district of Seattle, Washington, US. Located along 23rd Avenue between E. Alder and E. Jefferson Streets in Seattle’s urban Central District, Garfield draws students from all over the city.

Eligibility:

Please see the basic entry requirements below:

  • The Science Ambassador Scholarship is only open to undergraduate students and high school seniors.
  • Applicant must be U.S. citizen to apply.

Instructions for Applying:

Interested applicants can apply through the given link: http://www.scienceambassadorscholarship.org/

Award Description:

The successful applicant will receive full tuition.

Detailed Information Link:

http://garfieldptsa.org/the-science-ambassador-scholarship

Michigan Technological University Create Your Success Scholarship

Award Amount: $5,000 per year

Number of Awards: Twelve to fifteen (12-15)

Deadline: November 26, 2017, at 11:59 pm

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

Michigan Technological University is pleased to offer “Create Your Success Scholarship (CYSS)” for Michigan residents. Michigan and non-Michigan residents who are new incoming first-year undergraduate students can apply for the scholarship. The scholarship offers extraordinary academic support, guidance, and encouragement to students in a collaborative setting through the ExSEL Program (Excelling the Student Experience of Learning).

Host Institution:

Michigan Technological University (commonly referred to as Michigan Tech, MTU, or simply Tech) is a public research university located in Houghton, Michigan, United States. Its main campus sits on 925 acres (374 ha) on a bluff overlooking Portage Lake. Michigan Tech was founded in 1885 as the first post-secondary institution in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and was created to train mining engineers to operate the local copper mines.

Eligibility:

  • Who are new incoming first-year undergraduate students?
  • Awarding for the scholarship will have both merits and need-based considerations.
  • Michigan and non-Michigan residents from select schools or districts
  • To view the select schools or districts, please check the given link: http://www.mtu.edu/admissions/success/

Instructions for Applying:

  1. The student community at Michigan Tech is inspired by five values: community, scholarship, possibilities, accountability, and tenacity. Read more about the values online, and then share with which one of these values you most identify with and how this value will aid you in creating your success as a student at Michigan Technological University.

Award Description:

Twelve to fifteen students will be awarded a $5,000 annual scholarship in addition to other Michigan Tech merit-based aid they may qualify for.

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.mtu.edu/finaid/students/prospective/cyss/

Contact Information:

For more information, contact Joe Cooper, Director of Student Financial Services at jjcooper-at-mtu.edu or 888-688-1885.