BuildFire Scholarship Fund

Award Amount: $2,000

Number of Awards: Two (2)

Deadline: December 15th, 2017

Winner Announcement: January 15, 2018

Brief Description:

BuildFire is excited to see what creative ideas you can come up with! Hence they announce the availability of a scholarship named as “The BuildFire Scholarship Fund”. Students who are rising freshman, sophomore, junior or senior, have a 3.5 GPA or higher are invited to apply. This contest is an opportunity to reward students who share the desire to improve the world through building communities and strengthening relationships with technology.

Host Institution:

BuildFire is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) Platform that enables businesses to rapidly build mobile apps that save costs, reduce risk, and engage audiences. In addition to the already robust suite of prebuilt features, BuildFire’s dynamic and scalable SDK supports an infinite amount of integrations and custom features.

Eligibility:

In order to be eligible for the Fellowship, applicants must either be:

  • Be rising freshman, sophomore, junior or senior
  • Be registered as a full-time student the year after receiving the scholarship
  • Have a 3.5 GPA or higher

Supporting Documents:

You will be required to submit the following:

  • Your full name, telephone number and mailing address.
  • The name of the college or university that you currently attend or will be attending.
  • Proof that you have, either been accepted or are currently attending the college or university that you specified.
  • Your favorite subject.

Submitting Details:

Once you have completed the essay you can email it to scholarships-at-buildfire.com

Award Description:

BuildFire’s Scholarship Fund provides fund two scholarships of $1000 each.

Detailed Information Link:

https://buildfire.com/scholarships/

George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts Art Contest

Award Amount: $45,000

Number of Awards: Fifteen (15)

Deadline: January 19, 2018

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

Are you a creative high school junior or senior? If yes, you are invited to use your creativity to bring a monster, myth, or legend to life through an original work of. The opportunity is provided in partnership with the Louisiana Folklore Society, George Rodrigue formed GRFA. All juniors and seniors in Louisiana are eligible for entry in the GRFA Art Contest. They encourage students to explore their own regional folklore like George Rodrigue did, however, they also welcome them to create their own unique monster, myth, or legend through their art.

Host Institution:

In 2009 George Rodrigue formed GRFA as a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. In addition to providing financial assistance in the arts and other areas, GRFA will plan, develop, and implement a series of unique educational art programs that are specially designed to enhance and expand art curriculums, despite continuing state and federal cutbacks.

Eligibility:

In order to apply for this program, applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

  • All juniors and seniors in Louisiana are eligible for entry in the GRFA Art Contest.
  • Seniors must be enrolled in college for the fall 2018 semester in order to receive scholarship funds.Juniors will receive a cash scholarship towards future college expenses.
  • No test score, grade point average, or college major requirement is necessary for entry.

Instructions for Applying:

You can enter in this contest through this given link: http://myapps.caspio.com/gusander/

Award Description:

  • A group of 15 finalists will share $45,000 in college scholarships.
  • The 15 winning entries will travel on public view for one year as an exhibition at museums and cultural venues across Louisiana.

Detailed Information Link:

http://georgerodriguefoundation.blogspot.in/2017/11/art-contest-deadline-is-only-59-days.html

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

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/

LIU Post Best of High School Journalism Awards

Award Amount: Awards certificates and public recognition

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: January 5, 2018

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

Are you passionate about journalism? Think your story might be the best of all the local high school journalists? Prove it! Enter the LIU Post Best of High School Journalism Awards provided by LIU Post Department of Communications And Film. Students who are currently enrolled high school sophomores, juniors or seniors (grades 10-12) can apply for the scholarship program. Award winners receive certificates and will become famous (well, at least on our social media pages, where winners will be featured).

Host Institution:

The Media Arts department at LIU Post offers majors and minors in broadcasting, gaming, journalism and public relations.

Eligibility:                          

Scholarship applicants must meet the following criteria

  • Currently enrolled high school sophomores, juniors or seniors (grades 10-12).
  • Participants in high school journalism, school newspaper, radio or TV stations.
  • Teachers/advisers may nominate students for awards or students can self-nominate.

Instructions for Applying:

Application form of the scholarship must be downloaded by the given link: http://www.liu.edu/CWPost/~/media/657B60602ED648E6BD7CB4E6DACA221C.ashx

Supporting Documents:

You will be required to submit the following:

  • You must submit a completed entry form and one copy of the article, video, or series of articles (as it/ they appeared in print/broadcast/on the web).
  • You may enter multiple categories but may only submit up to five entries for each category.
  • Entry must include the date of publication/broadcast on all items submitted.
  • Incomplete entries will be disqualified.
  • Submitted materials will not be returned and the judges in this competition will not offer any written critiques.
  • An independent panel of professional journalists and LIU Post professors will judge all entries.
  • Winners give LIU Post permission to reproduce and post their names, pictures, and entries on the

Submitting Details:

All entries must be received by regular mail (postmarked by January 5, 2018) or email to:

Professor Carolyn Levin
Department Communications & Film
LIU Post, Humanities Hall, Room 119A
720 Northern Blvd.,
Brookville, N.Y. 11548
Carolyn.Levin-at-liu.edu

Award Description:

All winners receive awards certificates and public recognition in the following categories.

  • Best High School Newspaper
  • Best Online Publication
  • Best News Story
  • Best Feature Story
  • Best Sports Story
  • Best Commentary/Editorial
  • Best News and Sports Photography

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.liu.edu/CWPost/HS-Journalism-Awards

Contact Information:

For additional information of the scholarship, you may visit liu.edu/hsja or contact Professor Carolyn Levin at 516-299-2660.

 

Pick My Baby Care Awarding Scholarship

Award Amount: $1,000

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: November 30, 2017

Winner Announcement: December 20, 2017

Brief Description:

If you are a guy who have an excellent skill to convert an idea or thinking  of writing, this “Pick My Baby Care Awarding Scholarship” is just for you.  All students of university, college and high school are eligible to apply for this scholarship program. They try to pay their attention at Baby Care, as much as possible they always bring best baby care tips to their readers.

Host Institution:

Pickmybabycare.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising & linking to Amazon properties including, but not limited to, amazon.com, endless.com, myhabit.com or amazonwireless.com.

Eligibility:

This is an open scholarship for all students of university, college and high school.

Instructions for Applying:

  • In order to apply for the scholarship an applicant need to write an article of 800 -1000 words.
  • Your writing should contain:
  1. Child Safety Tips
  2. Breast Feeding Benefits of Baby

Supporting Documents:

Applicants must provide details listed below and attached word document

  • Personal Details (First & Last Name, Phone, and Address)
  • University/ College/ School Name
  • You’re Area of Study
  • Any document which can proof that you are a Student.

Submitting Details:

All application material must email at scholarship-at-pickmybabycare.com

Award Description:

The person who does the best will receive $1,000.

Detailed Information Link:

https://pickmybabycare.com/scholarship/

CERRA Teaching Fellows Program

Award Amount: $30,000

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: December 1, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

Carolina’s Center for Educator Recruitment, Retention, and Advancement (CERRA) is glad to announce “Teaching Fellows Program”.  The fellowship is designed to high school seniors who have exhibited high academic achievement, a history of service to their school and community, and a desire to teach in South Carolina. The mission of the South Carolina Teaching Fellows Program is to recruit talented high school seniors into the teaching profession and help them develop leadership qualities.

Host Institution:

Carolina’s Center for Educator Recruitment, Retention, and Advancement (CERRA) is the oldest and most established teacher recruitment program in the country. The Center for Educator Recruitment, Retention, & Advancement was established by the Commission on Higher Education in December 1985 and is funded by the South Carolina General Assembly.

Eligibility:

Candidates for the program must demonstrate that they:

  • A United States citizen or permanent resident alien legally authorized to be in the United States (Please note – students categorized as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) are not eligible for Teaching Fellows).
  • A legal resident of South Carolina.
  • A high school senior or junior graduating early.

Instructions for Applying:

Applications must be completed by the given link:

https://www.cerra.org/teaching-fellows-application.html

Award Description:

  • The fellows will receive up to $24,000 in fellowship funds (up to $6000 a year for four years) while they complete a degree leading to teacher licensure.
  • The fellowship provides up to $5700 for tuition and board and $300 for specific enrichment programs administered by CERRA.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.cerra.org/teaching-fellows.html

Contact Information:

If you have any question you can mail to E-mail teachingfellows-at-cerra.org or call Katie Gibson at 803-323-4032.

University of Nebraska Lincoln CASNR Undergraduate Scholarship

Award Amount: Covers all tuition, books, living expenses, and fees

Number of Awards: Fifty (50)

Deadline: December 15, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln is pleased to announce the “CASNR Undergraduate Scholarship Program”. The program is open to a four-year (120 credit hour) bachelor’s degree in integrated Sciences that is focused on conservation agriculture, entrepreneurship, leadership, and innovative. All applicants will submit an essay of a 500-word to be entered in the scholarship program.

Host Institution:

The University of Nebraska was founded on February 15, 1869, two years after the State of Nebraska was admitted into the U.S. Its three primary missions of teaching, research, and service, the university is the state’s primary intellectual center providing leadership.

Eligibility:

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

  • Meet all University of Nebraska-Lincoln admission requirements.
  • Applicants must have graduated from high school by the start of the academic year the applicant is applying for or be a transfer student from the university.
  • If you have already completed a Bachelor degree program, you are not eligible.
  • Rwandan students are eligible.
  • Applicants must meet University of Nebraska-Lincoln English proficiency requirements for full admission.
  • TOEFL score of 70 with a written subscore of 20.
  • IELTS score of 6.0 with a written subscore of 5.5.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, the applicant can submit an online application through the given link: https://ssp.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_1yNu9M2uNOMYsVT

Supporting Documents:

To apply, students must be able to provide the following:

  • A stamped copy of S4, S5 and S6 academic transcripts with class ranking.
  • Copy of national exam results after interview selection.
  • a 500-word essay answering “Why are you passionate about pursuing a career aligned with Rwandan agriculture?”.

Award Description:

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln will provide full scholarships, to include tuition, fees, living expenses, and travel costs.

Detailed Information Link:

https://cusp.unl.edu/

Contact Information:

If you have any questions, you can contact the CUSP Scholarship Committee at cusp-at-unl.edu.

Imagine America Foundation Career College Scholarship

Award Amount: $1,000

Number of Awards:5

Deadline: December 31, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

Are you a high school student trying to find money to pay for your career college education? Hurry up! The Imagine America Foundation is excited to announce the Career College Scholarship.The program is open to those students who must be high school grade point average of 2.5 or greater. The program will help to students who demonstrate voluntary community service during senior.

Host Institution:

The Imagine America Foundation (IAF), formerly the Career College Foundation, was established in 1982 as the research, scholarship, and training provider for the nation’s career colleges. They do more than offer scholarships for trade schools and career colleges.

Eligibility:

To eligible, the scholarship program must be applicable for high school students and as well as applicant’s grade point average of 2.5 or greater.

Instructions for Applying:

Applicants firstly download “Imagine America Mobile App” after that  you can create an account or log in through the link to apply for the scholarship: https://www.iafportal.org/login

Award Description:

It will provide an award up to  $1,000 tuition discount that can be used at career colleges participating in the Imagine America Scholarship Program throughout the nation.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.imagine-america.org/students/scholarships-education/highschoolscholarships/

UNCF STEM Scholars Program

Award Amount: $12,500

Number of Awards: Five hundred (500)

Deadline: January 16, 2018

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

United Negro College Fund (UNCF) is pleased to provide “The UNCF STEM Scholars Program” to African American students. The scholarship is available to highly capable young people to pursue undergraduate STEM majors and prepares them for successful careers in a variety of STEM professions. The program provides scholarship and academic support for a total of 500 talented African American high school students who aspire to earn STEM degrees and to pursue careers in STEM fields.

Host Institution:

UNCF, the United Negro College Fund, 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:

Please see the basic entry requirements below:

  • Be African American/Black
  • Be a citizen, legal permanent resident or national of the United States
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 on an unweighted 4.0 scale and have pursued a rigorous course of study in high school
  • Have a demonstrated high level of academic performance in math and science, evidenced by a minimum unweighted GPA of 3.0 (4.0 scale) in math and science courses including pre-calculus
  • Have demonstrated financial and unmet need as measured by the student’s college or university
  • Be enrolled for the first time at a U.S.-located, accredited college or university (with the exception of students concurrently pursuing a high school diploma) in the fall as a full-time, degree-seeking, first-year student.

Instructions for Applying:

Firstly applicants must log in through the given link to apply for the scholarship:

Supporting Documents:

  • Submission of one (1) letter of recommendation submitted:
  • A high school STEM teacher
  • A STEM program sponsor (an individual who has engaged the student in a STEM program during the school year and/or summer, and who can provide insight into the student’s academic performance and potential for success in pursuing a STEM degree).
  • Completion of all Essays
  • Completion of the application form to include demographic information + Student record of leadership & community service record.

Award Description:

  • Up to $2,500 per academic year for freshmen and sophomores, $5,000 for juniors and seniors, and an additional
  • Up to $5,000 for students whose academic programs require a fifth year
  • Academic support and mentoring
  • Access to online academic support service and resource platform and other STEM-discipline support services.
  • Scholarships are renewable for five undergraduate years, contingent upon:
  1. Maintenance of a 2.5 (out of 4.0) grade-point average + Continued full-time enrollment to degree in an eligible STEM major
  2. A $5,000 stipend based on a STEM-related project/internship of the student’s interest

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.uncf.org/pages/stem-scholars-scholarship-overview

HESC Excelsior Scholarship

Award Amount: College tuition

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: December 4, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

New York State Higher Education Services Corporation is giving you a chance to apply for this “Current Excelsior Scholarship”. The program is designed for those students who have graduated from high school in the United States, earned a high school equivalency diploma, or passed a federally approved “Ability to Benefit” test. The scholarship is intended to help students and make available college tuition to achieve their education goal.

Host Institution:

The New York State Higher Education Services Corporation in New York State’s student financial aid agency, helping people pay for college by providing more grant and scholarship awards than any other state in the nation.

Eligibility:

Eligible applicants will be evaluated using the following criteria:

  • Applicants must be a resident of NYS and have resided in NYS for 12 continuous months prior to the beginning of the term.
  • Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen.
  • Applicants must have graduated from high school in the United States, earned a high school equivalency diploma, or passed a federally approved “Ability to Benefit” test.
  • Applicants must be pursuing an undergraduate degree at a SUNY or CUNY college, including community colleges and the statutory colleges at Cornell University and Alfred University.
  • Applicants must be enrolled in at least 12 credits per term and complete at least 30 credits each year successively, applicable toward his or her degree program.
  • Applicants must be in a non-default status on a student loan made under any NYS or federal education loan program or on the repayment of any NYS award.
  • Applicants must be in compliance with the terms of the service conditions imposed by an NYS award that you have previously received.

Instructions for Applying:

You can apply online for the scholarship go through the given link:

https://webapps.hesc.ny.gov/questionnaire/page.hesc?questionnaireId=58&versionNumber=1

Award Description:

The Excelsior Scholarship allows students to attend a SUNY or CUNY college tuition-free.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.hesc.ny.gov/excelsior/

Contact Information:

If you have any queries you can contact the Excelsior Scholarship Hotline at 888-697-4372 or send them an email at mailto:scholarships-at-hesc.ny.gov

RTDNA Carole Simpson Scholarship

Award Amount: $2,000

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: January 15, 2018

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) is pleased to offer “The Carole Simpson Scholarship”.  Sophomores, juniors or seniors who are pursuing careers in radio, television or digital journalism at the time the scholarship is awarded, are invited to apply. The scholarship is designed to encourage and help minority students to overcome hurdles along their career path in electronic journalism.

Host Institution:

The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA), formerly the Radio-Television News Directors Association (RTNDA), is a United States-based membership organization of radio, television, and online news directors, producers, executives, reporters, students, and educators.

Eligibility:

To be eligible for this scholarship, the applicant must:

  • Students who will be sophomores, juniors or seniors at the time the scholarship is awarded, pursuing careers in radio, television, or digital journalism.
  • Winners must be officially enrolled, full-time sophomores or above in good standing when scholarships are awarded.
  • Students may apply for only one RTDNF scholarship, and past RTDNF scholarship winners are not eligible.

Instructions for Applying:

The online application must be completed by the given link:

http://rtdna.site-ym.com/?page=rtdnfapplication&_ga=2.169300897.129808970.1510738661-150833322.1510738661

Supporting Documents:

Complete the online application forms, including:

  • Contact information
  • Experience
  • URL links to 3-5 work samples
  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Letter of recommendation

Award Description:

The recipient of the Carole Simpson Scholarship will receive $2,000 and an invitation to the Excellence in Journalism conference.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.rtdna.org/content/scholarships

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

FIRE Speech Essay Contest

Award Amount: $20,000

Number of Awards: Nine (9)

Deadline: December 31, 2017

Winner Announcement: January 31, 2018

Brief Description:

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education is pleased to offer an essay contest program named as “FIRE Speech Essay Contest”. The scholarship program is open to juniors and seniors students who are enrolled in high schools, including home-schooled students, as well as U.S. citizens attending schools overseas.

Host Institution:

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, or FIRE, is a nonprofit educational foundation based in Philadelphia. FIRE’s mission is to defend and sustain individual rights at America’s colleges and universities.

Eligibility:

You are encouraged to apply if you are

  • Juniors and seniors in U.S. high schools, including home-schooled students.
  • S. citizens attending schools overseas.

Instructions for Applying:

The application can be submitted online by the given link:

https://www.thefire.org/student-network/essay-contest/#details

Supporting Documents:

Students must submit an essay between 800 and 1,000 words, why free speech is so important to higher education, and why censorship undermines the ideals of liberal education and a free society.

Award Description:

  • First prize: One $10,000
  • Second prize: One $5,000
  • Runner-up prizes: Three $1,000
  • Remaining entrants: Four $500

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.thefire.org/student-network/essay-contest/

 

Potawatomi Area Council, Robert F. Smart Scholarship

Award Amount: $5,000

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: November 30, 2017.

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

Potawatomi Area Council, Boy Scouts of America is pleased to announce “Potawatomi Area Council, Robert F. Smart Scholarship”. To be considered for the program, the candidate should graduate from high school this spring or is currently in college. The Mission of the Council is to help the ever-increasing number of youth mature into adults exhibiting traits of participating citizenship, character and personal fitness founded upon the moral and ethical values expressed in the Scout Oath/Promise and Law.

Host Institution:

The Potawatomi Area Council is headquartered in Waukesha, Wisconsin. The Potawatomi Area Council serves all of Waukesha County and portions of Dodge, Jefferson, Walworth and Washington Counties. They promote future generations of leaders to serve their communities by increasing the number of youth in Scouting.

Eligibility:

To be eligible, the student must possess

  • Applicant must be an Eagle Scout
  • You will graduate from high school this spring or is currently in college
  • Resides within the boundaries of the Potawatomi Area Council
  • Applicant is active in his local church o Is in need of financial support for post-high school education

Instructions for Applying:

In order to apply you can go through the given link to download the application form:

http://pacbsa.doubleknot.com/document/nesascholarship2018criteria/175764

Supporting Documents:

Applicants must submit a short written biography about why he believes he is qualified for consideration of this scholarship and any other significant accomplishments and personal goals he feels are noteworthy.

Submitting Details:

All completed application and supporting documents should be sent via email to Matthew Winters at Matthew.Winters-at-scouting.org

Or mail to Potawatomi Area Council, ATTN: Matthew Winters, 804 Bluemound Road, Waukesha WI 53188

Award Description:

The successful applicant will receive the sum of $5,000.

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.pacbsa.org/openrosters/ViewOrgPageLink.aspx?orgkey=2402&itemkey=14179

 

Udall Undergraduate Scholarship Program

Award Amount: $7,000 each

Number of Awards: Fifty (50)

Deadline: March 8, 2018

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

The Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation would like to announce “Udall Undergraduate Scholarship”. Sophomore or junior-level college student at a two-year or four-year accredited institution of higher education in the United States, pursuing a bachelor‘s or associate’s degree during the 2017-2018 academic year are invited to apply. The Udall Foundation’s programs promote leadership, education, collaboration, and conflict resolution in the areas of environment, public lands, and natural resources in order to strengthen Native nations.

Host Institution:

The Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation is an Executive Branch office of the United States Government. The foundation was established by the Congress in 1992 to honor Morris Udall’s thirty years of service in the House of Representatives.

Eligibility:

You are encouraged to apply if you are

  • Sophomore or junior-level college student at a two-year or four-year accredited institution of higher education in the United States, pursuing a bachelor’s or associate’s degree during the 2017-2018 academic year.
  • Applicants will be pursuing a bachelor’s degree full-time during the 2018-2019 academic year; and
  • Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or U.S. permanent resident.

Instructions for Applying:

Interested applicants must download the application form from the given link: https://udall.gov/documents/word/SampleScholarshipApplication.doc

Supporting Documents:

  • In order to be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must write an 800-word essay on a speech, legislative act, book, or public policy statement by either Morris K. Udall or Stewart L. Udall and its impact on your interests and goals.
  • Transcripts for all college coursework.
  • Three letters of recommendation that speak to your leadership, public service and academic achievements.

Award Description:

  • The financial aspect of the Udall Scholarship can be used toward tuition, fees, books and supplies, and room and board.
  • It can be used to cover these expenses at an institution other than your home institution, with additional documentation.

Detailed Information Link:

https://udall.gov/OurPrograms/Scholarship/Scholarship.aspx

Law Office of David E. Gordon Scholarship Essay & Video Contest

Award Amount: $1,500

Number of Awards: Two (2)

Deadline: December 8, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

David Gordon invites students to apply and competes for “The Law Office of David E. Gordon Scholarship Essay & Video Contest”. Current high school junior or senior or a student who is currently enrolled in a two-year or four-year college or university is eligible to apply for the scholarship. Law firm’s goal is to help high school students with college plans as well as current college students to achieve their dreams.

Host Institution:

David Gordon is one of fewer than 2% of Board Certified lawyers in Tennessee.  If you’ve been injured in an accident or need help with Social Security Disability, choose a lawyer that has been tested by a panel of judges and is highly reviewed by peers and clients.  David’s goal is to give you time and attention that is uncommon for a law office.

Eligibility:

You are encouraged to apply if you are:

  • A U.S. citizen or legal permanent U.S. resident
  • A current high school junior or senior or a student who is currently enrolled in a two-year or four-year college or university.

Instructions for Applying:

To be applying for the contest, you must submit an original essay of no more than 600 words or an original video of no longer than two minutes that addresses the following topic:

  • Kolin Kaepernick drew much attention when he refused to stand for the national anthem before an NFL Was he wrong not to stand or was it a legitimate method to bring attention to a real problem in our country?
  • Your essay or video must reflect that you have thoroughly researched the subject. You must cite all sources of information. If you have a personal experience to share, please do so. Do not plagiarize, which is grounds for immediate disqualification. You are limited to one essay or video.

Submitting Details:

To be considered for the scholarships, you must submit your entry to Dagordonlaw-at-gmail.com

Award Description:

  • First place winner will receive: $1,000
  • Second place winner will receive: $500

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.davidgordonlaw.com/scholarship-2017/

Contact Information:

Have any question you can contact to dagordonlaw-at-gmail.com.

Student Veterans of America Scholarship Program

Award Amount: $10,000

Number of Awards: Five (5)

Deadline: November 6, 2017, at noon 12:00 PM EST

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

Student Veterans of America (SVA) in the partnership with Raytheon would like to announce “SVA Scholarship”. You must be entering their sophomore, junior or senior year of undergraduate study, or be enrolled in a graduate program for the 2017-2018 academic year to apply for the scholarship. At the individual level, SVA empowers veterans to be informed consumers of higher education and make the most of the transition to civilian life.

Host Institution:

Student Veterans of America (SVA), is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization focused on addressing the needs and concerns of American military veterans in higher education. SVA is best known for being an umbrella organization for student veterans’ groups that advocates for improvements in veterans educational benefits. Its efforts, combined with other veterans’ service organizations, led to passage of the Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008

Eligibility:

All Scholarship applicants must be:

  • Be entering their sophomore, junior or senior year of undergraduate study, or be enrolled in a graduate program for the 2017-2018 academic year.
  • Be attending full-time at an accredited four-year university in the United States
  • Be pursuing an engineering degree or a degree in a closely related field, as listed below
  • Demonstrate a commitment to and passion for their chosen field of study
  • Demonstrate leadership and engagement in their community
  • Be a current student veteran, as proven by a DD 214 and transcript
  • Have received an honorable discharge, or be in good standing with his/her branch of service

Instructions for Applying:

If you are interested in applying for the fellowship you can check the given link:

https://studentveterans.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0rcYBkY6nZSc11P

Supporting Documents:

  • Current Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Unofficial copy of current university transcript updated for the most recently completed semester
  • One letter of reference from a professor, adviser or supervisor
  • Responses to the 2 essay questions
  • DD 214, Certificate of Discharge

To be eligible for the fellowship applicant must write a maximum of 300-500 words essay. You must response responses in your essay to the 2 essay questions given below:

What sparked your interest in your chosen field of study? What do you hope to accomplish with your degree?  In your answer, please describe how your experiences have influenced the goals you have for yourself.

  • Please provide 1-2 examples of how you have demonstrated leadership.  Explain how you were influential and what you were trying to achieve.  These need not be demonstrated through formal or traditional leadership roles.  Think broadly and examine the many ways you are having an effect on the members of your technical community, your chapter, your university, or your broader community.

Submitting Details:

All materials, including transcript, must be addressed to the address given below:

Student Veterans of America c/o

Raytheon-SVA Scholarship Committee

1012 14th Street NW, Suite 1200,

Washington D.C. 20005

Award Description:

The program provides five scholarships of $10,000 each.

Detailed Information Link:

http://studentveterans.org/programs/scholarships?layout=edit&id=16

Contact Information:

Have any query you can contact to SVA team member at (202) 223-4710.

StudySoup Inc Women in Technology Scholarship

Award Amount: $2,000

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: October 31, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

StudySoup, Inc. is pleased to announce a scholarship program named as “Women in Technology Scholarship”. Currently attending high school (or equivalent) and will be attending an accredited university or college in the next academic year are invited to apply for the scholarship. As a company Studysoup are driven to help students succeed, they know that college is an important step along many career paths, but it can be expensive

Host Institution:

StudySoup, Inc. filed as a Statement & Designation By Foreign Corporation in the State of California on Tuesday, October 29, 201, and is approximately four years old, as recorded in documents filed with California Secretary of State. A corporate filing is called a foreign filing when an existing corporate entity files in a state other than the state they originally filed in. This does not necessarily mean that they are from outside the United States.

Eligibility:

To be eligible, the student must possess

  • Currently attending high school (or equivalent) and will be attending an accredited university or college in the next academic year.
  • Currently attending an accredited university or college (undergraduate and graduate students are both eligible)

Instructions for Applying:

You can sign in yourself through the given link to apply for the scholarship: https://studysoup.com/scholarships/women-in-technology

Award Description:

The winner will receive a Scholarship Award in the amount of two thousand dollars ($2,000).

Detailed Information Link:

https://studysoup.com/scholarships/women-in-technology

Contact Information:

If you have any question you can fill the contact form through the given link:

https://studysoup.com/marketing/support/contact

EF Global Classroom Foundation Global Citizen Scholarship

Award Amount: Recipients will join peers from across the country on a July 2018 journey to Berlin, Germany

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: November 1, 2017

Winner Announcement: December 18th, 2017

Brief Description:

EF Global Classroom Foundation is glad to announce a “Global Citizen Scholarship” opportunity for the student. This Global Citizen Scholarship is open to U.S. residents ages 13 or older at the time of entry who are current freshmen, sophomores, or juniors in high school. EF’s Global Citizen Scholarship gives you the opportunity to bring your innovative ideas to life, both abroad and at home.

Host Institution:

Since the groundbreaking in September of 2016, a team of Japanese consultants has been assessing the site, processing plans and training local Nepalese workers in the building of technologically advanced structures at Shree Jalapa Devi. The technology being employed is called SRF – Super Reinforcement with Flexibility. It has taken a few months to put these plans into practice – as this technology is at the forefront of earthquake-resistant structural rebuilding.

Eligibility:

Candidates for the program must demonstrate the following:

  • Applicants must be U.S. residents ages 13 or older at the time of entry who are current freshmen, sophomores, or juniors in high school.
  • Employees, directors, officers, and principals of EF Institute for Cultural Exchange, Inc., its subsidiaries, affiliates, contractors, agents and members of their immediate families or households are not eligible to participate.

Instructions for Applying:

Applicants can apply for the scholarship through the given link: http://2018globalcitizencampaign.hscampaigns.com/#enter-now\

Submitting Details:

Award Description:

  • Recipients will join peers from across the country on a July 2018 journey to Berlin, Germany to explore the topic of the Influence of Technology on Society.
  • EF reserves the right to adjust tour destinations and details as needed. In order to participate on the tour to Europe, all recipients must complete the EF Educational Tours application which includes a Release and Agreement.
  • Scholarship recipients will be expected to participate in a variety of pre/post tour activities to prepare for the scholarship experience.
  • EF reserves the right to disqualify any recipient prior to the tour if they do not continue to exemplify the qualities of a Global Citizen or if, in EF’s sole discretion, their participation on the tour would no longer be appropriate.
  • Travelers will be required to obtain their own travel documentation, including but not limited to a passport and any applicable visa.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.eftours.com/global-citizen

Harvey Mudd College First Robotics Scholarship

Award Amount: $10,000

Number of Awards: One (1)

Deadline: January 10, 2018

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

Harvey Mudd College (HMC) invites students to apply and compete for the “First Robotics Scholarship”. The student who has participated in a FIRST Competition in high school and has minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA are eligible to apply. Harvey Mudd College seeks to educate engineers, scientists, and mathematicians well versed in all of these areas and in the humanities and the social sciences so that they may assume leadership in their fields with a clear understanding of the impact of their work on society.

Host Institution:

Harvey Mudd College (HMC) is a private residential liberal arts college of science, engineering, and mathematics, founded in 1955 and located in Claremont, California, United States.

Eligibility:

To be eligible, the student must possess

  • The student who has participated in a FIRST Competition in high school.
  • Only first-year applicants are eligible to apply for the FIRST Scholarship.
  • Student maintains a minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA.

Instructions for Applying:

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

https://connect.hmc.edu/register/FIRST

Award Description:

  • Harvey Mudd College offers one $10,000 scholarship to the winning applicant.
  • The scholarship is renewable for three years for a total of $40,000.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.hmc.edu/admission/afford/scholarships-and-grants/merit-based-scholarships/first-scholarship/

Boston College AVH Traveling Fellowship

Award Amount: $3,000

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: March 28, 2018

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

Boston College is pleased to introduce you a fellowship program termed as “AVH Traveling Fellowship”. Boston College sophomores and juniors who have a grade point average of 3.0 or greater are eligible to apply for the fellowship program. The purpose of this award is to prepare Boston College students for leadership in the United States and the world at large by enriching their personal and educational development through travel.

Host Institution:

Boston College (also referred to as BC) is a private Jesuit Catholic research university located in the affluent village of Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, United States, 6 miles (9.7 km) west of downtown Boston. It has 9,100 full-time undergraduates and almost 5,000 graduate students. The university’s name reflects its early history as a liberal arts college and preparatory school (now Boston College High School) in Dorchester.

Eligibility:

Boston College sophomores and juniors who have a grade point average of 3.0 or greater are invited to apply.

Instructions for Applying:

You will be required to submit the following:

  • Submit a 500-word summary of her/his study abroad experience
  • Submit a final paper (a minimum of 10-15 double-spaced pages)
  • Participate/present at BC’s Undergraduate Research Symposium
  • Participate in the AVH Traveling Fellowship Award Ceremony
  • Be available to prospective AVH applicants to answer general questions about the application process.

Submitting Details:

Completed application packets submitted by March 28, 2018, at the address given below:

Amanda V. Houston Traveling Fellowship Committee
c/o African and African Diaspora Studies Program (AADS)
Lyons Hall 301
Boston College

Award Description:

The fellowship provides up to $3000 toward domestic or international travel, including transportation, lodging, meals and research-related expenses.

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.bc.edu/schools/cas/aads/resources/avh.html

Contact Information:

For further questions please contact Richard Paul at paulri-at-bc.edu.

Walton UNCF K-12 Education Fellowship Program

Award Amount: Varies

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: January 8, 2018, 11:59 PM EST

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

The United Negro College Fund is happy to announce the Walton-UNCF K-12 Education Fellowship Program. The program is open to students who are undergraduate juniors from select historically black colleges and universities to participate in a leadership development and paid intern placement program that partners with innovative K-12 educational reform enterprises. The program’s aim is to provide a robust pipeline for high-achieving African Americans engaged in education reform in America.

Host Institution:

UNCF, the United Negro College Fund, 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. UNCF was incorporated on April 25, 1944, by Frederick D. Patterson, Mary McLeod Bethune, and others.

Eligibility:

Applicants for the fellowship must meet each of the following requirements:

  • The applicants must maintain at least a 0-grade point average on a 4.0 scale.
  • The applicants must be African American.
  • The applicants must U.S. citizen or a permanent resident.
  • The applicants must be enrolled in an HBCU institution.
  • The applicants must be classified as a Junior.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, the applicant can submit an online application by login or register through the given link: https://scholarships.uncf.org/Account/LogOn

Supporting Documents:

To apply, students should submit the one recommendation letter from a school administrator or faculty member.

Award Description:

The United Negro College Fund Organisation will cover summer housing and travel.

Detailed Information Link:

https://scholarships.uncf.org/Program/Details/7ca568a6-90bc-440f-8dc0-8723073404a8?_ga=2.234980228.444966036.1508667243-698063627.1506072747

Radio Television Digital News Association Mike Reynolds Scholarship

Award Amount: $1,000

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: January 15, 2018

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Foundation is glad to announce “Mike Reynolds Scholarship”.  Students who will be sophomores, juniors or seniors at the time the scholarship is awarded, pursuing careers in radio, television, or digital journalism are eligible to apply. The scholarship is dedicated to the news business, strong interest in pursuing a career in electronic journalism and a demonstrated need for financial assistance.

Host Institution:

RTDNF, a 501 (c) 3 educational foundation, was created to help RTDNA members embody and uphold the standards of ethical journalism and promote leadership in the newsroom. RTDNF offers the broadcast and digital news community professional development opportunities, an open forum for the discussion of ethics, assistance with the development of leadership skills, support of First Amendment issues and the exchange of ideas and perspectives from broadcast and digital journalists worldwide. The Foundation also provides scholarships and fellowships to aspiring and early-career broadcast and digital journalists.

Eligibility:

To be eligible, the student must possess

  • Students who will be sophomores, juniors or seniors at the time the scholarship is awarded, pursuing careers in radio, television, or digital journalism
  • Winners must be officially enrolled, full-time sophomores or above in good standing when scholarships are awarded
  • Students may apply for only one RTDNF scholarship, and past RTDNF scholarship winners are not eligible.

Instructions for Applying:

Applications must be completed by the given link:

http://rtdna.site-ym.com/?page=rtdnfapplication&_ga=2.47733159.1877301795.1508303797-1345502958.1508303797

Supporting Documents:

To complete your application, please submit the following supporting documents:

  • Complete the online application form, including:
  1. Contact information
  2. Experience
  3. URL links to 3-5 work samples

Work samples should be broadcast (television/radio) or online news pieces

Work samples should be uploaded to a host site like YouTube, Vimeo, SoundCloud, etc.

  • Upload the supplemental materials:
  1. Cover letter

Discuss your current and past journalism experience

Describe how you intend to use the funds

Discuss your choice to pursue a career in journalism

Addressed to RTDNF Scholarship Committee

  • Resume
  • Letter of recommendation
  1. From a professor, advisor, or supervisor
  2. Addressed to RTDNF Scholarship Committee

Award Description:

The recipient of the scholarship will receive $1,000 and an invitation to the Excellence in Journalism conference.

Detailed Information Link:

http://rtdna.org/content/mike_reynolds_journalism_scholarship

Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship

Award Amount: $1,000

Number of Awards:10

Deadline: January 30, 2018

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

Digital Responsibility is pleased to announce the Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship. The program is open to high school freshman, sophomore, junior, senior, college, and graduate school student of any level. There is no age limit, home-schooled students are also eligible. In order to apply, the applicants will submit a full length 500- to 1,000-word essay about technology addiction.

Host Institution:

Digital Responsibility was started by a group of Silicon Valley tech employees who wished to share with young people the personal and public consequences of technology. Technology is part of our daily lives, but we have an obligation to use it and share it responsibly.

Eligibility:

To be eligible for the scholarship, the applicants must:

  • Be a high school freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior or a current or entering college or graduate school student of any level.
  • Home-schooled students are also eligible.
  • There is no age limit.
  • You must also be a U.S. citizen or legal resident.

Instructions for Applying:

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

http://www.digitalresponsibility.org/technology-addiction-awareness-scholarship

Award Description:

  • Digital Responsibility will select the 10 finalists based on the content of the 140-character message.
  • The winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship.

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.digitalresponsibility.org/technology-addiction-awareness-scholarship