Coupons Plus Deals “Save For Future” Scholarship

Award Amount:$3000

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: December 31, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

In order to help cover part of your tuition fees, Coupons Plus Dealsdelighted to offer a Save For Future” Scholarship in all around the world. The scholarship is applicable to worldwide students of all majors who are at least sixteen years old and are enrolled at an accredited university or college. The winner of the Save For Future Scholarship from anywhere around the world will receive a total amount of $3000 Scholarship Award to pay for their education.

Host Institution:

Coupons Plus Deals is a website that offers the latest coupons and discount codes for plenty of stores to help you get money off any purchases when shopping online.

Eligibility:

  • Students of all nationalities who are at least sixteen years old
  • Students of all majors who are enrolled at an accredited university or college all around the world (US, UK, Canada, Australia, Singapore, Vietnam…) for the current school year with a legitimate acceptance letter from an accredited University or College.
  • Employees of Coupons Plus Deals, and any of their parent and affiliate companies as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible.
  • The scholarship program is subject to any country but where prohibited.

How to Apply:

To apply, the applicant can submit online application go through the given link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1MaYT4yV14xGVVmyApVC5o5p5iPiTHOz3mYlfF8plLTQ/viewform?edit_requested=true

Supporting Documents:

  • You’re required to upload your essay about how you can save money in your daily life. You should focus on saving tips. If your ideas are unique and helpful, you will get higher chances to win this scholarship.
  • The language of your essay should be English.
  • The number of words should be between 600 to 1000
  • Save and send your essay in Word format.
  • Must be 100% original.
  • Scholarship Award Recipients must submit proof of enrollment for the current semester.

Financial Aid and Award Money:

  • One (1) winner will receive a total amount of three thousand dollars ($3000) Scholarship Award.
  • Each Scholarship Award will be in the form of a check to the accredited post-secondary institution of higher education attended by the Scholarship Award Recipient (if the Scholarship Award Recipient has enrolled in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education and submitted proof of enrollment to Coupons Plus Deals).
  • The check for $3000 will be mailed to the winner within fourteen (14) business days of winner verification.

Link for More Information:

https://www.couponsplusdeals.com/scholarship

Contact Information:

If you have any questions or issues, contact by email at scholarship-at-couponsplusdeals.com

AgoraPulse Social Media Management Scholarship

Award Amount: $1,000

Number of Awards:  1

Deadline: December 15th of each year

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The AgoraPulse is pleased to announce a highly competitive award the AgoraPulse Social Media Management Scholarship for high school and college students who are interested in Social Media Management.The program is open to any high school or University student in the world who are studying in the fields of Business, Marketing, Computer Science, Communications, or IT. The AgoraPulse always excited to see what the next generation of marketing leaders thinks is great social media management!

Host Institution:

Agorapulse was launched on 1 September 2011.It allows businesses to effortlessly manage their Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Google+ pages. Publish, monitor, report, and more! It is an affordable, easy-to-use social media management tool that allows businesses and agencies to effortlessly manage their social accounts.

Eligibility:

To eligible, the applicant:

  • Studying in the fields of Business, Marketing, Computer Science, Communications, or IT is recommended but not required.
  • Any high school or college/university student in the world
  • Current employees, officers, directors, and agents of Agorapulse and its related companies and members of their immediate families (defined as spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and persons residing at the same address are not eligible to win. Void where prohibited.
  • Being passionate about social media is an absolute must

How to Apply:

To applying, the students must submit an essay on the given link: https://www.agorapulse.com/social-media-management-scholarship

  • A brief essay explaining the best use of social media management — the act of engaging with a targeted audience on social media to increase brand visibility and build trust and top of mind awareness — that they have seen.
  • In 5 paragraphs or less, you should share what you saw (feel free to link to it if it’s online), how it made you feel, the call-to-action, and ultimately explain why you feel it was the best use of social media that you have ever seen for the purposes of achieving business goals (typically increasing revenue and profits through increased brand visibility and top of mind awareness).

Financial Aid and Award Amount:

One (1) winner will receive a scholarship in the amount of out thousands dollars ($1,000).

Link for More Information:

https://www.agorapulse.com/social-media-management-scholarship

Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards

Award Amount: $10,000

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: November 15, each year

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The Soroptimist Organization is pleased to announce the Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards. The program is open to women who are enrolled in or has been accepted to a vocational/skills training program or an undergraduate degree program. The Dream Programs of Soroptimist ensure women and girls have access to the education and training they need to reach their full potential and live their dreams. Soroptimist is committed to investing in programs that have a sustainable, measurable change for women and girls.

Host Institution:

Soroptimist is a global women’s organization whose members volunteer to improve the lives of disadvantaged women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment. Approximately 74,000 Soroptimists in over 120 countries and territories support community–based and global projects benefiting women and girls. The name, Soroptimist, means “best for women,” and that’s what the organization strives to achieve. Soroptimists are women at their best, working to help other women to be their best.

Eligibility:

You are eligible to apply for the Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards if you are a woman who:

  • Only resides in one of Soroptimist International of the Americas’ member countries/territories are eligible to apply for the educational grants. (Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guam, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Northern Mariana Islands, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Taiwan, United States of America, Venezuela).
  • Provides the primary financial support for yourself and your dependents. Dependents can include children, spouse, partner, siblings and/or parents.
  • Has financial need.
  • Is enrolled in or has been accepted to a vocational/skills training program or an undergraduate degree program.
  • Is motivated to achieve your education and career goals.
  • Has not previously been the recipient of a Soroptimist Women’s Opportunity or Live Your Dream Award.
  • Does not have a graduate degree.
  • Is not a Soroptimist member, an employee of Soroptimist International of the Americas or immediate family of either
  • Has a Social Security number or Tax ID number. (This is required for tax purposes and is only necessary if you are a resident of the United States. You will not be asked to share this information unless you have been given an award.)

Instructions for Applying:

Video: How to Submit https://youtu.be/pE97I4_Ng4c

If interested in applying for the Live Your Dream Awards, then you may download and submit an application through the given links:

Supporting Documents:

Upload two reference forms (Download athttp://www.soroptimist.org/members/program/programdocs/lyd-awards/english/reference-form.pdf)

Award Description:

  • The Live Your Dream Awards involves three levels of cash awards. The program begins at the local Soroptimist club-level, where award amounts vary.
  • Local-level award recipients become eligible for region-level awards of either $3,000 or $5,000.
  • Region-level award recipients then become eligible to receive one of three international-level awards of $10,000.
  • Recipients may use the cash award to offset any costs associated with their efforts to attain higher education, including books, childcare, and transportation.

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.soroptimist.org/awards/live-your-dream-awards.html

Contact Information:

If you still have questions, contact Soroptimist headquarters at siahq-at-soroptimist.org

Yamaha – National Hunting & Fishing Day Sweepstakes

Award Amount: $6,899

Number of Awards: 1

Deadline: October 31, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

Yamaha Outdoors is proud to support National Hunting and Fishing Day. That’s why Yamaha Motor Corporation is now offering and sponsoring the 2017 National Hunting & Fishing Day Sweepstakes. The program is open to legal residents of the contiguous United States and Alaska who are at least age 18 or older as of the date of entry. This year they’re giving away an all-new 2018 Kodiak 450 EPS to help raise awareness and funds for outdoor sports and conservation.

Host Institution:

Yamaha Motor Company Limited is a Japanese manufacturer of motorcycles, marine products such as boats and outboard motors, and other motorized products. The company was established in 1955 upon separation from Yamaha Corporation and is headquartered in Iwata, Shizuoka, Japan.

Eligibility:

To eligible the applicant must:

  • Be individual legal residents of the contiguous United States and Alaska (excluding residents of Hawaii, New York, Florida, Puerto Rico and other U.S. territories and possessions),
  • Be at least age 18 or older as of the date of entry.
  • Employees (and their immediate families, including without limitation spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside and members of the same household, whether or not related) of Sponsor, SPEC PR, Wonders of Wild Life and Blue Heron Communications and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, retailers, suppliers, distributors and advertising and promotion agencies are expressly excluded.
  • Sweepstakes is void in Hawaii, New York, Florida, Puerto Rico and U.S. territories and possessions and where prohibited by law and subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.
  • Limit one (1) sweepstakes entry per person, per household and per email address for the entire Promotion Period.

How to Apply:

To enter, the applicant can apply through the given link:www.yamahaoutdoors.com/nhfday

Financial Aid and Award Money:

  • One (1) Grand Prize: A 2018 Yamaha Kodiak 450 EPS Hunter Green ATV, Approximate Retail Value (ARV): $6,899.
  • Alternatively, the grand prize winner may choose a cash option in the amount of $4,139.40 in lieu of the grand prize.
  • Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received.

Link for More Information:

http://yamahasweepstakes.com/NHFday

U.S. Bank Financial Genius Scholarship Sweepstakes For Undergraduates

Award Amount: $45,000

Number of Awards: 5

Deadline: October 27, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

Financial education is key to your self-sufficiency and peace of mind. At U.S. Bank, Financial Genius offer tools and resources to help empower you to make informed financial decisions and create brighter futures for yourself and your family. The U.S. Bank National Association is pleased to announce the U.S. Bank Financial Genius 2017 Scholarship. The program is available to college-bound high school seniors or current undergraduate college students who are enrolled at an eligible two- or four-year college or university.

Host Institution:

U.S. Bank National Association provides commercial banking services for individuals, businesses, and institutions.U.S. Bancorp is a bank holding company based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. It is the parent company of U.S. Bank, National Association, known as U.S. Bank, which is ranked 5th on the list of largest banks in the United States.

Eligibility:

To eligible the applicant must meet all the following criteria:

  • Legal residents of the 50 United States (except FL and NY) and the District of Columbia (“U.S.”), are eligible to apply
  • The applicant must at least 13 years or older
  • The applicant must be high school seniors or current undergraduate students who are enrolled by September 1, 2017, at an eligible two- or four-year U.S. college or university (“entrant”)
  • The applicants who are under the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence must obtain consent of their parent or legal guardian to enter
  • Employees, officers, directors of U.S. Bank (“Sponsor”), BI WORLDWIDE (“Administrator”), EverFi, Inc., their respective subsidiaries and affiliated companies, agents, advertising/promotion agencies, individuals engaged in the development, production, or distribution of materials for, or implementation of the Promotion (collectively referred to herein as the “Promotion Entities”), and the immediate family members or those living in their same household as any person in any of the preceding categories are not eligible to enter or win a prize.

How to Apply:

To apply for the U.S. Bank Scholarship, the applicant must submit online application through the given link: https://www.usbank.com/community/financial-education/scholarship-application-form.html

Financial Aid and Award Money:

  • Grand Prize (1): a $20,000 scholarship prize. The prize will be directly awarded to the winner’s U.S. college/university at which winner is enrolled and must be used towards the winner’s academic financial support and qualifying expenses (e.g. tuition, books and other educational materials, and fees) and/or determined by Sponsor and University.
  • Additional Prizes (4): one $10,000 and three $5,000 scholarship prizes are also available. The prize will be directly awarded to the winner’s U.S. college/university at which winner is enrolled and must be used towards the winner’s academic financial support and qualifying expenses (e.g. tuition, books and other educational materials, and fees) and/or determined by Sponsor and University.
  • Limit one (1) prize per person.

Link for More Information:

https://financialgenius.usbank.com/en/programs/scholarships.html

Walmart August-October Sweepstakes

Award Amount: $80,000

Number of Awards:755

Deadline: October 31, 2017

Winner Announcement:  November 14, 2017

Brief Description:

Aru you want to win a sweepstake? Then hurry up! The Walmart Stores Inc. is now offering five (5) grand prizes and Seven hundred and fifty (750) first prizes. Walmart August-October Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia who are 18 or older as of the date of entry.No purchase necessary to enter or win.

Host Institution:

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. doing business as Walmart, is an American multinational retailing corporation that Headquartered in Bentonville, Arkansas, the company was founded by Sam Walton in 1962 and incorporated on October 31, 1969. The company operates under the name Walmart in the United States and Canada.

Eligibility:

  • The applicants must be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States, the District of Columbia or Puerto Rico,
  • The applicants must be at least eighteen (18) years of age or older as of the date of entry (the “Entrant”).
  • Void outside of the fifty (50) United States, the District of Columbia or Puerto Rico, and where prohibited, taxed or restricted by law.
  • Officers, directors, managers, and employees of Walmart Stores Inc. (the “Sponsor”), and each of its respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and related companies and their respective advertising and promotion agencies, consultants and agents, as well as immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each such person, and any others engaged in the development, production, execution or distribution of this Sweepstakes, including National Sweepstakes Company, LLC (the “Independent Administrator”) (collectively the “Sweepstakes Entities”) are not eligible to participate.
  • “Immediate family member” shall be deemed to mean husband, wife, children, mother, father, sister, sister in-law, brother or brother-in-law.
  • Sweepstakes may only be entered in or from the fifty (50) United States, the District of Columbia or Puerto Rico, and entries originating from any other jurisdiction are not eligible for entry.
  • All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, there are four (4) ways to enter:

  • Purchase: Entrants making a purchase (of any amount) at a participating Walmart retail location between the Sweepstakes Period and are the recipient of a survey invitation on their cash register receipt may complete the online survey and/or entry form to receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes. Upon receipt of the survey invitation, Entrant must log onto survey.walmart.com within one (1) week from the cash register receipt date and enter the unique code found on the cash register receipt. Then, complete the survey in its entirety and click the “Submit” button. Upon clicking the “Submit” button, Entrant may be prompted to complete the entry form in its entirety to include first name, last name, street address, city, state, zip, phone number and email address (if available) and click “Continue”.
  • Survey Invite: Entrants making a purchase (of any amount) at walmart.com, www.walmart.com/grocery, and any Walmart mobile websites between the Sweepstakes Period and are the recipient of a survey invitation via e-mail (the “Invitation”) must visit the unique survey URL (the “Survey Website”) found within the Invitation to complete the survey. The survey must be completed in its entirety by submitting all answers to the survey questions.
  • Online: To enter without making a purchase, Entrant must visit entry.survey.walmart.com during the Sweepstakes Period and complete the Online Sweepstakes entry form in its entirety including age, complete name, mailing address, and phone number. Then, click the “Continue” button to receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes.
  • Write-In: On a postcard or a card that is no smaller than 3 ½ x 5 inches and no larger than 4 ¼ x 6 inches, legibly handwrite your complete name, mailing address, phone number and date of birth and mail with proper postage to 2017 Q3 Walmart Sweepstakes, PO Box 10427, Rochester, NY 14610. All write-in entries must be postmarked by November 1, 2017, and received by November 8, 2017. There is a limit of one (1) write-in entry per envelope/postcard. Each envelope/postcard is considered one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes. Multiple entries submitted or completed by anyone other than the Entrant are void. No mechanical reproductions will be accepted. Write-in entries must contain all entry fields outlined above; otherwise, they are void and will not be eligible to win.

Award Description:

  • Grand Prizes: Five (5) grand prizes will be awarded, each consisting of a Walmart gift card in the amount of $1,000 (each a “Grand Prize”). Total approximate retail value (“ARV”) of all Grand Prizes is $5,000.
  • First Prizes: Seven hundred and fifty (750) first prizes will be awarded, each consisting of a Walmart gift card in the amount of $100 (each a “First Prize”). Total ARV of all First Prizes is $75,000.
  • Total ARV of all prizes to be awarded is $80,000.

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.entry.survey.walmart.com/

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

Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship

Award Amount: Funds for travel, a living stipend, and health benefits as well as a modest professional allowance

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: October 6, 2017, 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

Through a partnership between the U.S. Department of State and the National Geographic Society made possible “Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship”. Candidates with demonstrated experience and talent in storytelling and Candidates must have completed at least an undergraduate degree. Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides opportunities for U.S. citizens to participate in an academic year of overseas travel and storytelling in one, two, or three countries on a globally significant theme.

Host Institution:

The National Geographic Society (NGS), headquartered in Washington, D.C., United States, is one of the largest non-profit scientific and educational institutions in the world. Founded in 1888, its interests include geography, archaeology and natural science, the promotion of environmental and historical conservation, and the study of world culture and history.

Eligibility:

Scholarship Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Applications will be accepted for Fulbright-National Geographic Storytelling Fellowships in any country to which there is an active Fulbright U.S.
  • Candidates from all fields are encouraged to apply
  • Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated experience and talent in storytelling.
  • Candidates must have completed at least an undergraduate degree by the commencement of the Fulbright award.

Instructions for Applying:

You must register yourself by the given link to apply for the fellowship: https://iie.embark.com/apply/usstudent

Supporting Documents:

For consideration, applicants must provide the following documents

  • Statement of Grant Purpose: This document of no more than three (3) pages should outline who, what, when, where, why, and how of your Fulbright project proposal.
  • Affiliation Letter: Fulbrighters undertaking study/research awards affiliated with host country universities or other types of host country organizations.
  • Resume and Digital Storytelling Portfolio: Applications must include a current, one-page resume. In addition to a resume, applications must also include a storytelling portfolio which consists of work samples, a portfolio narrative and self-assessment of specific skills related to digital storytelling ( the strict two-page limit for portfolio narrative and self-assessment).
  • Personal Statement: This one-page narrative will give the reviewers a picture of the applicant as an individual. It is an opportunity for the applicant to tell the committee more about the trajectory that he/she has followed and what plans he/she has for the future.
  • Recommendations: Applicants must submit three recommendation letters as part of the application.
  • Transcripts: The application must include a complete academic record of the applicant’s higher education experience.

Award Description:

  • All Storytellers will receive standard Fulbright Program benefits, including funds for travel, a living stipend, and health benefits as well as a modest professional allowance for materials and reporting expenses.
  • Living stipends will be calculated based on host-country cost-of-living indices.
  • In addition, National Geographic Society mentoring draws from a range of experts in many disciplines, including researchers, explorers, regional specialists, and storytellers.
  • National Geographic will also provide editorial mentorship for Storytellers during their Fulbright grant period.

Link for More Information:

https://us.fulbrightonline.org/fulbright-nat-geo-fellowship

Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award Sweepstake For Graduates

Award Amount: $2,500

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: December 31, 2017, at 11:59 p.m. ET

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

You could win a $2,500 Scholarship for College By entering the “Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award Sweepstakes” that is sponsoring by the Discover Products, Inc. and administrated by HelloWorld, Inc. The sweepstakes is open only to residents of the fifty (50) United States, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. territories, who are at least sixteen (16) years old at the time of entry. There is no purchase necessary to enter and win the sweepstake.

Host Institution:

Discover Financial Services, Inc. is an American financial services company, which issues the Discover Card and operates the Discover and Pulse networks, and owns Diners Club International. Discover Card is the third largest credit card brand in the United States, when measured by cards in force, with nearly 50 million cardholders.

Eligibility:

In order to participate in the sweepstake contest, entrants must meet the following criteria:

  • Residents of the fifty (50) the United States, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. territories
  • Who is at least sixteen (16) years old at the time of entry.
  • Entrants must also be high school senior students who will be or college students
  • Who are enrolled at least half-time in a Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree program or graduate program at an eligible school or parent/legal guardians of students that satisfy the above eligibility requirements

Instructions for Applying:

If you are interested you can enter through the given link: https://www.discover.com/student-loans/scholarships/award.html

Award Description:

  • A $2,500 checks made payable to the qualified institution reflected on the winner’s Declaration.
  • A winner forfeits the prize if he/she (or his/her daughter or son) does not attend a participating college/university within one (1) year of notification/winner confirmation.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.discover.com/student-loans/scholarships/award.html

Jefferson Science Fellowship Program

Award Amount: $50,000

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: October 31, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

Recognizing that knowledge of state-of-the-art science, technology, and engineering (STE) is essential to the formulation and implementation of U.S. government policy, The Secretary of State announced the Jefferson Science Fellowship (JSF) program that is administered by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. The JSF Program is open to tenured, or similarly ranked, faculty from U.S. institutions of higher learning who are U.S. citizens. The fellowship awards play an important role in the career development of doctoral and postdoctoral researchers and scholars for the academic, federal, industrial and international workforce.

Host Institution:

The Secretary of State is a senior official of the federal government of the United States of America, and as head of the U.S. Department of State is principally concerned with foreign policy and is considered to be the U.S. government’s equivalent of a Minister for Foreign Affairs. The three Academies work together as the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

Eligibility:

Eligible applicants will be evaluated using the following criteria:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Must be a scientist, technologist, engineer, or physician holding a tenured or similarly ranked academic appointment at a U.S. college or university
  • If awarded, the candidate must successfully complete and maintain security clearances at the U.S. Department of State/USAID
  • Applicant’s academic institution must sign a Memorandum of Understanding (http://sites.nationalacademies.org/PGA/Jefferson/PGA_061588) with the National Academy of Sciences in order to be considered as a finalist
  • Stature, recognition, and experience in the national and international scientific, technical or engineering community.
  • Ability to rapidly and accurately understand scientific advancements outside his or her discipline area and to effectively integrate this knowledge into international policy discussions.
  • Ability to identify and articulate relevant science and technology issues to non-specialist audiences.
  • Interests and experiences that is applicable to informing or advancing policy discussions and processes at the U.S. Department of State or U.S. Agency for International Development.
  • Those individuals offered Jefferson Science Fellowships must successfully complete and maintain security clearances required for them to undertake their duties within the U.S. Department of State or USAID.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, the applicant can submit online application go through the given link: https://nrc58.nas.edu/JSF20/Home/SignIn.aspx

Supporting Documents:

A complete application package should be completed online and will include the following components:

  • Curriculum Vitae (limit 10 pages)
  • Statement of Interest (1-2 pages)
  • Two Essays (page limits indicated below)
  • Letters of Recommendation (minimum of 3, maximum of 5)
  • Letters of Nomination

Submitting Details:

Letters of Recommendation and Letters of Nomination may be submitted by the applicant or the letter writer and should be sent as pdf attachments to jsf-at-nas.edu.

Award Description:

  • The Jefferson Science Fellow will be paid a stipend per Diem of up to $50,000 (if relocating to Washington, D.C.).
  • A travel budget of $10,000 is provided through the National Academy of Sciences and supplemental travel funds are provided by the Fellow’s bureau or office.
  • Under the JSF MOU, the Fellow’s home institution will be responsible for all salary and benefits due to the Fellow during that academic year.

Detailed Information Link:

http://sites.nationalacademies.org/PGA/Jefferson/index.htm

Contact Information:

If you have any question, contact directly to jsf-at-nas.edu or call 202-334-3478.

UHV International Student Merit Scholarship

Award Amount: Tuition and fees

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: November 15th

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

The University of Houston-Victoria is glad to announce its international scholarship program named as “UHV International Student Merit Scholarship”. All undergraduate and graduate F-1 and J-1 international students are eligible to apply for the scholarship program.  UHV is committed to enrolling a student body that includes students from around the world. The interactions among students with different backgrounds and experiences create a dynamic environment in which to learn and live.

Host Institution:

The University of Houston–Victoria is a four-year state university and one of four distinct institutions in the University of Houston System. Its campus spans 20 acres in Victoria, with a satellite location at UH System Center in Katy.

Eligibility:

In order to participate in the scholarship, entrants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be admitted to UHV and registered full-time (minimum of 12 credits for undergraduate and minimum of 9-credits for graduate). Students may apply for the scholarship before being admitted to UHV.
  • U.S. Transfer International students must be in good academic and immigration status.
  • If the recipient is a new international student to UHV, the student must attend the mandatory International Student Orientation
  • Recipients must maintain full-time status.
  • Scholarship recipients must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5 for undergraduate students and a cumulative GPA of 3.0 for graduate students throughout the duration of the scholarship.
  • Contribute 10 volunteer hours every semester (fall and spring) to UHV, Victoria community, showcasing/sharing your culture.

Instructions for Applying:

Applicants can download the application form through the given link: https://www.uhv.edu/media/uhv/content-assets/documents/int/ISMeritScholarshipApplicationForm.pdf

Submitting Details:

Applicant must submit the complete application packet at INTERNATIONAL-at-UHV.EDU With Subject Line “Merit Scholarship”.

Award Description:

The scholarship will be provided to student’s tuition and fees cost to reflect the residency tuition rate. Other costs such as housing, meals, transportation, personal expenses, books, supplies, and health insurance are not included in this scholarship. The scholarship award can only be used for study at UHV.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.uhv.edu/international/apply/scholarships/international-student-merit-scholarship/

Getty Pre and Postdoctoral Fellowship

Award Amount: $55,000

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: October 2, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

The Getty Foundation would like to announce a fellowship program named as “Getty Pre- and Postdoctoral Fellowships”. Applicants must have advanced to candidacy by the time of the fellowship start date and should expect to complete their dissertations during the fellowship period. The nine-month fellowships are aimed at supporting post-doctoral students based at German institutions who have finished their Ph.D. between one and no more than five years ago.

Host Institution:

The Getty Foundation, based in Los Angeles, California at the Getty Center, awards grants for “the understanding and preservation of the visual arts”. In the past, it funded the Getty Leadership Institute for “current and future museum leaders”, which is now at Claremont Graduate University. Its budget for 2006-07 was $27.8 million. It is part of the J. Paul Getty Trust.

Eligibility:

All scholarship applicants must be:

  • Pre- and Postdoctoral fellowships are welcome from scholars of all nationalities.
  • Current Getty staff and members of their immediate family are not eligible for Pre- and Postdoctoral fellowships.
  • Applicants must have advanced to candidacy by the time of the fellowship start date and should expect to complete their dissertations during the fellowship period.
  • To be eligible to apply for the 2018-2019 scholar year, Postdoctoral Fellowship applicants should not have received their degree earlier than 2013.
  • Successful Predoctoral Fellowship applicants who are awarded their degree after the application deadline but before the fellowship begins, or who receive their doctorate while in residence, automatically become Postdoctoral Fellows.

Instructions for Applying:

You can apply for Getty scholarship through the link if you are interested: https://getty.fluxx.io/user_sessions/new

Supporting Documents:

  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Project Proposal
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Doctoral Dissertation Plan or Abstract
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Writing Sample and Confirmation letter

Award Description:

  • Getty Predoctoral Fellows are in residence for nine months from late-September to late-June and receive a stipend of $25,000.
  • Getty Postdoctoral Fellows are in residence for nine months from late-September to late-June and receive a stipend of $30,000.
  • Both fellowships also provide a workspace at the Getty Research Institute or the Getty Villa, an apartment in the Getty scholar housing complex, airfare to and from Los Angeles, and makes healthcare options available.

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.getty.edu/foundation/initiatives/residential/getty_pre_postdoctoral_fellowships.html

Contact Information:

You can address inquiries to the following:

Attn: Pre- and Postdoctoral Fellowships
Phone: (310) 440-7374
E-mail: researchgrants-at-getty.edu

Cato Institute Internship Program

Award Amount: $700

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: September 29

Winner Announcement: October 20, 2017

Brief Description:

Are you trying to break into a career in policy, communications, or law? Do you want a rich education in contemporary policy issues—and the philosophical, historical, and economic underpinnings of those issues? A Cato internship might be right for you. The Cato Institute invites you to apply for a “Cato internship”. Cato internships are open to undergraduates, recent graduates, graduate students, law students, and early-career professionals who have a strong commitment to individual liberty, limited government, free markets, and peace—principles.

Host Institution:

The Cato Institute is an American libertarian think tank headquartered in Washington, D.C. It was founded as the Charles Koch Foundation in 1974 by Ed Crane, Murray Rothbard, and Charles Koch, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of the conglomerate Koch Industries.

Eligibility:

  • Graduate students, legal interns, TFAS Capital Semester students, Metcalf Fellows, FTE interns, and Koch Fellows.
  • Who has a strong commitment to individual liberty, private property, free markets, limited government—i.e. the philosophy known variously as “classical liberalism,” “market liberalism,” or simply “libertarianism.”

Instructions for Applying:

If you are interested and want to apply for this internship then you must create an account by the given link: https://intern.cato.org/application

Supporting Documents:

Applicants must provide following along with the applications:

  • Resume
  • Curriculum Vitae

Submitting Details:

International applicants must submit their resume and CV to mhouser-at-cato.org.

Award Description:

  • $700 a month paid bi-weekly.
  • Law students receive specific legal work as well as a higher stipend.
  • International interns are eligible for a higher stipend and visa funding.
  • Part time internships are permitted in exceptional cases and part time interns receive a pro-rated stipend.

Detailed Information Link:

https://intern.cato.org/

Center for Career Education Startup Internship Program

Award Amount: $600 stipend

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: Late October 2017

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

At Columbia University, the Center for Career Education (CCE) is sponsoring the Startup Internship Program (SIP) to helps students and alumni develop the key competencies necessary to make informed decisions and take the necessary steps to achieve their career goals.The SIP program is designed to meet the demand of students who are excited, engaged and curious to know more about the startup community and thinking about pursuing a career in the startup space.Throughout the SIP program, interns take part in educational programming to help explore possibilities in the startup industry.

Host Institution:

The Center for Career Education (CCE) partners with students throughout their time at Columbia to provide them with information, skill development programs, internships and jobs, and networks. CCE helps students to prepare for the workplace and make informed career decisions while at Columbia and as alumni.

Eligibility:

  • You must be a full-time currently enrolled student in both the fall and spring semesters in Columbia College, The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, School of General Studies, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences or School of the Arts.
  • You must be able to commit 10-20 hours per week for the entire 12-week internship.
  • You are only eligible to be part of the SIP program one time during your time at Columbia University. If you are studying abroad, we encourage you to apply. If you will be abroad during this time, indicate this on your cover letter.
  • The applicants may apply for up to three internships offered through the SIP.

Program Features

  • The SIP program is a combination of internship experience at a startup, peer connections with other SIP interns, and professional career development with direct support from a career counselor. The program features the following:
  • Pre-program training that includes program overview, professional skills workshops, panel discussion from startup professionals
  • Twelve-week internship for 10-20 hours per week during the spring semester
  • Networking with other interns to discuss and debrief on internship experiences
  • One-on-one career counseling appointments throughout the twelve weeks to support and enhance the internship experience
  • End-of-program reflection session where students meet to acknowledge achievements made through the program

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, the applicant can submit required documents by login or create an account through the given link: https://columbia.joinhandshake.com/login

Supporting Documents:

The following documents must be submitted through LionSHARE for each position of interest:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter (if required by employer)
  • Transcript (can be unofficial): This is your current semester course schedule which you should access by logging onto Student Services Online, clicking on “My Schedule” and copying and pasting your course schedule into a Microsoft Word Document. The schedule should show your full name, your school, your spring 2017 Courses, and your enrollment status.

Award Description:

You will receive a $600 stipend for their internship work (provided by the employer and the center). The candidates will:

  • Gain a richer understanding of the startup industry in New York City and have had substantial professional experience working at forwarding thinking and entrepreneurial institutions
  • Learn about a wide variety of career possibilities and have opportunities to network with startup professionals and other SIP interns
  • Gain a more in-depth understanding of and appreciation for the many facets of a start-up organization
  • Be able to articulate your experience and reflect upon your internship experience appropriately to highlight key transferable skills

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.careereducation.columbia.edu/programs/startup-internship-program

Contact Information:

If you have any question, contact at (212) 854-9167 or careereducation-at-columbia.edu.

OAS Internship Program For Graduate & Undergraduate Students

Award Amount: Unpaid

Number of Awards: Around 70 to 80 interns per session

Deadline: September 17, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The Organization of American States (OAS) is pleased to offer you a unique opportunity to acquire experience in different areas of expertise, in an international and multicultural environment enhancing your networking possibilities.The Internship Program is open to undergraduate, graduate students and young professionals.The purpose of the program is to provide interns with work experience and to meet academic requirements when appropriate.

Host Institution:

The Organization of American States (OAS) is the world’s oldest regional organization, dating back to the First International Conference of American States, held in Washington, D.C., from October 1889 to April 1890. The OAS came into being in 1948 with the signing in Bogotá, Colombia, of the Charter of the OAS, which entered into force in December 1951.

Eligibility:

To be eligible, you must:

  • Students at the undergraduate and graduate level as well as young professionals, regardless of their nationality (it is not required to be a national of an OAS member country).
  • Undergraduate students must have completed at least three semesters at the university in order to apply to the program.
  • The Internship Program has no age limit. The average age of participants is 24 and the work assigned corresponds to this profile.
  • Have a GPA of at least 3.0 out of 4.0 (American scale) or equivalent.
  • Be proficient in two of the four official languages of the Organization: English, French, Spanish and Portuguese.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply for the Internship Program, the applicants can complete an online application through the given link: http://www.oas.org/interns/application.aspx?nhq=

Supporting Documents:

  • Two letters of recommendation:
  • One preferable (not mandatory) from a professor within your area of expertise and the second letter from an employer or another professor.
  • It is important that the person providing the letter of recommendation includes contact information (e-mail address and telephone number) in case further information is required.
  • Academic transcripts
  • If internship will be credited by your university, attach official document from your school
  • CV/Resume Note! CV/Resume with picture will not be accepted and may disqualify your application
  • Cover letter

Submitting Details:

Letters of recommendation that cannot be given directly to the student can be mailed to the attention of the OAS Internship Program to the following address 1889 F Street N.W. Washington, DC 20006 or via email to: internships-at-oas.org.

Award Description:

The internship program of the OAS is unpaid. Its purpose is to provide interns with work experience and to meet academic requirements when appropriate. Interns are responsible for all costs associated with housing, health insurance, and any other costs for the duration of the internship. All interns are required to submit valid proof of insurance upon starting the internship.

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.oas.org/en/saf/dhr/internships/indexEN.asp

Contact Information:

If you have any questions or concerns, contact us at internships-at-oas.org

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/

Ranan Lurie Political Cartoon Awards

Award Amount: $18,000

Number of Awards: 13

Deadline: November 15, 2017

Winner Announcement: December 15, 2017

Brief Description:

The United Nations, in its desire to promote the highest standard of excellence in political cartoons, has established this annual political cartoon award given in the international field. Here, the United Nations/Ranan Lurie Political Cartoon Award Committee is now accepting entries for its Ranan Lurie Political Cartoon Awards in honor of Mr. Lurie. The annual political cartoon award is an open professional individual from the international field.

Host Institution:

Ranan R. Lurie (born May 26, 1932) is an American Israeli political cartoonist and journalist, a senior associate at the CSIS (Center for Strategic and International Studies) since 1990,[1] a member of the United Nation Correspondents Association, Founder, and Editor-in-Chief of Cartoonews, a current events educational magazine.

Eligibility:

  • Exhibits are limited to two cartoons per person.
  • The competition is open to political cartoonists from all over the world.
  • Entries for these awards may be made by any professional individual and should consist of political cartoons printed in any publication published anywhere, in any language.

Instructions for Applying:

In order to apply, the applicant can download an application through the given link: http://lurieunaward.com/forms.htm

Supporting Documents:

  • All exhibits should include a biography of no more than 75 words long, be written in clear English, and a picture of the entrant.
  • The cartoon reproductions will be accepted only as published, with the name of publication, language, and date included, accompanied by a newspaper reprint, and translated into English.
  • Reproductions must be presented measuring no larger than 8 1/2 x 11 inches.

Submitting Details:

Entries must be submitted in writing and addressed to

The United Nations/Ranan Lurie
Political Cartoon Awards
25 Columbus Circle
New York, NY 10019

Award Description:

To be awarded in the presence of the Secretary-General of the United Nations, thirteen awards will be granted:

  • 1st prize – $10,000 and a plaque
  • 2nd prize – $5000 and a plaque
  • 3rd prize – $3000 and a plaque
  • 10 Honorable Mentions in the form of plaques

Detailed Information Link:

http://lurieunaward.com/home.htm