Liberty Mutual Insurance Leada@Liberty Scholarship

Award Amount: $2,500

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: September 22, 2017 11:59 PM EST

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

Liberty Mutual Insurance Company is proud to offer the Liberty Mutual Insurance LEADA@Liberty Scholarship for students who are enrolled in Massachusetts’ Commonwealth Commitment program. The program is open to high school senior and college freshman who are intending to enroll full-time at a Community College in Massachusetts. The purpose of the program is to help more Massachusetts students achieve the dream of a college degree.

Host Institution:

Liberty Mutual Insurance is an American diversified global insurer and the fourth-largest property and casualty insurer in the United States.Liberty Mutual Insurance Company helps people preserve and protect what they earn, build, own, and cherish. In business since 1912 and headquartered in Boston, MA.Today, Liberty Mutual is a diversified insurer with operations in 30 countries and economies around the world.

Eligibility:

At the time of application completion, the student must be:

  • A current high school senior intending to enroll full-time at a Community College in Massachusetts for the 2017-2018 academic school year.
  • Enrolled as a full-time (at least 12 credits) first or second-year student at a Community College within the state of Massachusetts for the 2017-2018 academic school year & also planning to transfer to a State University or to the University of Massachusetts.
  • Students must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Students must have a demonstrated unmet, financial need as verified by their college (Pell-eligible)
  • Students must sign up for the Commonwealth Commitment program before earning their first 15 credits at a Community College and must identify at least one, preferably two, public four-year institutions (State University or University of Massachusetts institutions) that they would like to transfer to
  • Students must be a U.S. citizen, U.S. Nationals or Permanent Residents
  • Students must be enrolled in the Commonwealth Commitment program, which is part of MassTransfer.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, the applicant must submit an online application through the given link: https://scholarships.uncf.org/Program/Details/da7b50b3-90a5-44e2-b368-379013b0041a?auto=Apply

Supporting Documents:

To complete this application you will need the following:

  • 1-page Personal Statement of career interest and goals
  • Copy of current transcript
  • One (1) letter of recommendation

Award Description:

Liberty Mutual Insurance will provide maximum $2,500 award.

Detailed Information Link:

https://scholarships.uncf.org/Program/Details/da7b50b3-90a5-44e2-b368-379013b0041a

Contact Information:

If you have any question may be submitted to Jeff Darden II at jeff.darden-at-uncf.org.

No Bull Sports Scholarship

Award Amount: $15,000

Number of Awards: 3

Deadline: December 29, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

No Bull Sports Organization is excited to announce its quarter’s scholarship. The program is open to a deserving female high school sophomore, junior or senior to pursue her academic and athletic goals.No Bull Sports want to provide young and driven female athletes with resources ranging from sport-specific information and advice, mentorship opportunities and scholarships to help support their athletic goals.

Host Institution:

No Bull Sports is a non-profit organization dedicated to uniting, educating, and empowering young women to reach the top of their athletic game. No Bull Sports was founded to unite, support, and enrich the lives of high-school female athletes.Its goal is to bring these athletes together to create a community where they can grow and mature into the leaders of tomorrow—on the field or off the field.

Eligibility:

To be eligible, you must:

  • Have an active No Bull Sports user account profile
  • Live and attend a high school or be home-schooled within the fifty United States
  • Currently, participate on a sports team, or actively participate in another athletic endeavor
  • Maintain a cumulative un-weighted GPA of at least 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) during your high school career
  • Plan to attend an institution of higher learning including, but not limited to four-year college or university, community college, or a trade or technical school
  • Not have been awarded a No Bull Sports Scholarship in the past. Note: You may continue to apply for each quarterly scholarship if you have not yet been a recipient of the award
  • Post at least 3 times on the No Bull Sports website by the scholarship deadline. Posts must include “#NBScholarship” in the comment section by the scholarship deadline.

Instructions for Applying:

To enter, the applicant must register to apply through the given link: https://nobullsports.org/user/register

Supporting Documents:

  • A letter of recommendation: All applicants will need a recommendation letter from a high school official or coach/athletic instructor to be considered. Note that the word limit for the letter of recommendation is 1,000 words.
  • A video: Semi-finalists will be required to submit a short 1-2 minute video to the scholarship committee. The intent of the video will be to introduce yourself to us and tell us a little about your day-to-day activities. Videos do not have to include an image of yourself or voice-over narration.
  • Official high school transcript: Semi-finalists will be required to submit official high school transcripts.
  • Upload profile photo

Submitting Details:

Letter of recommendation submitted on your behalf to scholarships-at-nobullsports.org

Award Description:

No Bull Sports Organization will award $15,000 worth of scholarships over the course of a calendar year, awarded 3x/year. Each scholarship is worth $5,000.Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic achievement, awards/honors, character, leadership, athletic activities, and community/volunteer activities.

Detailed Information Link:

https://nobullsports.org/scholarships

Contact Information:

If you have any questions, you may contact them at scholarships-at-nobullsports.org or 1.877.307.1451, Monday— Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. PST, excluding holidays.

United Negro College Fund Wm Wrigley Scholarship

Award Amount: $5,000

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline:  October 6, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The United Negro College Fund (UNCF)is pleased to announce the Wm Wrigley scholarship. To eligible, candidates should be majoring engineering (chemical, mechanical, electrical, industrial), business, finance, accounting, chemistry, economics, computer science or marketing.The program provides financial assistance to junior and seniors who are attending a UNCF college/university during the 2017-2018 academic year.

Host Institution:

The United Negro College Fund, or UNCF, is an American philanthropic organization that funds scholarships for black students and general scholarship funds for 37 private historically black colleges and universities. It was incorporated on April 25, 1944, by Frederick D. Patterson, Mary McLeod Bethune, and others, its headquartered at 1805 7th Street, NW in Washington, D.C.

Eligibility:

  • Candidates must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Candidates should be majoring engineering (chemical, mechanical, electrical, industrial), business, finance, accounting, chemistry, economics, computer science or marketing
  • Junior and senior students attending a UNCF college/university during the 2017-2018 academic year.
  • Academic Classification: college junior, college senior, college 5th-year senior

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, the applicant can submit an online application through the given link: https://scholarships.uncf.org/Program/Details/8f7e7906-179f-4966-b669-e87be6fac099?auto=Apply

Supporting Documents:

In order to have a completed application package, candidates must include:

  • Authorization form
  • Essay (prompt and instructions located in the appropriate section)
  • Transcript

Award Description:

The scholarship will provide an award up to $5,000 depending on the financial need of the student as verified by the attending University or College.

Detailed Information Link:

https://scholarships.uncf.org/Program/Details/8f7e7906-179f-4966-b669-e87be6fac099

Contact Information:

If you have any questions, contact by email to Kenya Gray at kenya.gray-at-uncf.org

Influenster Scholarship for Women in STEM

Award Amount: $1,000

Number of Awards: 5

Deadline: November 5, 2017

Winner Announcement: 1-2 months after deadline

Brief Description:

The Influenster is now offering its Influenster Scholarship for Women in Tech Program sponsor by United Charitable Program to students who are major in a Science, Technology, and Engineering or Math (STEM) field. The scholarship program is open to junior or senior undergraduate students or graduate students who are currently enrolled full-time in an accredited U.S. college/university

Host Institution:

Influenster is a product discovery and reviews platform for consumers. Influenster uses social media analytics to measure its users’ influence on social media. Influenster launched in 2010. An iOS app for Influenster launched in 2014 [1] while an Android app launched in 2015. As of December 2016, Influenster’s community consists of more than 2.5 million users.

Eligibility:

To eligible applicants must:

  • Identify as a female.
  • U.S. legal residents who are 18 years of age or older as of date of entry
  • Be lawfully authorized to work on a full-time basis in the United States without any form of sponsorship.
  • Must be junior or senior undergraduate students or graduate students enrolled full-time at an accredited U.S. college/university as of fall 2017 semester. (Those who are not full-time students, i.e. not taking a full course load or taking on a co-op opportunity, are not eligible for the scholarship.)
  • Have a minimum 3.40 cumulative GPA (will not be rounded) on the 0-grade scale.
  • Major in a Science, Technology, and Engineering or Math (STEM) field.
  • Applicant has not been a past Influenster scholarship recipient
  • Employees and their immediate families (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses) or those living in the same household (whether or not related) of VoxPop Communities, Inc., d/b/a Influenster (Sponsor), and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, suppliers, distributors and advertising promotion agencies (collectively, the “Contest Parties”) are not eligible to enter or win. All federal, state and local laws apply

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, the applicant can submit an online application through the given link: https://www.influenster.com/scholarship/application/first

Supporting Documents:

  • Attached a valid resume
  • College transcript as proof of enrollment.
  • The Influenster application including the written essay topic: “Discuss a tool in the realm of li-technology that you wish you could reinvent, tweak, or collaborate on and why?

Award Description:

Influenster wants to offer a $1,000 scholarship to five female students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in a technical field of study. The scholarship can be used to pay for tuition and/or school expenses.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.influenster.com/scholarship

UNCF VertusHardiman Endowed Scholarship

Award Amount: $5,000

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: October 6, 2017

Winner Announcement: November 2017

Brief Description:

The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) is pleased to announce the VertusHardiman Endowed Scholarship to help to college students who have academic classification as a college freshman, sophomore, junior, and Senior. The Scholarship is open to students at HBCUs enrolled during the 2017-2018 academic year who have Candidates must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. The purpose of the program provides an award to the student that depending on the financial need of the student as verified by the attending University or College.

Host Institution:

The United Negro College Fund, or UNCF, 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. UNCF is headquartered in Washington D.C. It is the nation’s largest private scholarship provider to minority group members.

Eligibility:

  • Candidates must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Current college freshman should use their final GPA from high school.
  • Students should be in the college graduation classes of 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
  • High School students are ineligible for consideration.
  • Ethnicities: African American/Black
  • Residency Status: U.S. Citizen, U.S. national or permanent resident
  • Colleges / Universities: HBCUs
  • Academic Classification: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, the applicant can submit an online application through the given link: https://scholarships.uncf.org/Program/Details/123c6a63-3513-4a63-a926-5350ca247bfd?auto=Apply

Supporting Documents:

In order to have a completed application package, candidates must include:

  • Essay (prompt and instructions located within the appropriate section of the application)
  • Transcript (unofficial accepted)

Award Description:

The scholarship will provide an award up to $5,000 depending on the financial need of the student as verified by the attending University or College. This is a one-time award to be disbursed in November 2017

Detailed Information Link:

https://scholarships.uncf.org/Program/Details/123c6a63-3513-4a63-a926-5350ca247bfd

Contact Information:

If you have any questions, contact by email to Kenya Gray at kenya.gray-at-uncf.org.

Cleveland Browns Foundation Marion Motley Scholarship

Award Amount: $5000

Number of Awards: 2

Deadline: October 01 2017

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The Cleveland Browns Foundation, in partnership with College Now Greater Cleveland, has made it their mission to help local high-school students pursue their dreams of a college education through the Marion Motley Scholarship Program.The Scholarship Program is an exciting opportunity for a motivated student whose long-term career goal could include working in education or for a professional sports organization in any of a variety of capacities. The program is open to high school seniors graduating in 2018 who plan to major in areas that could lead to a career working in education or for a professional sports organization.

Host Institution:

The Cleveland Browns Foundation is dedicated to a solution-based, holistic approach to ensure Northeast Ohio youth receive the development and education they need as a foundation for independence and success. The Cleveland Browns Foundation established in 1999.

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must be high school seniors graduating in 2018 who plan to major in areas that could lead to a career working in education or for a professional sports organization, such as but not limited to: accounting, business, communications, event management, exercise science, finance, graphics, design, human resources, information technology, journalism, kinesiology, marketing/advertising, public relations, or sports management.
  • Students must be enrolled in a high school located in Northeast Ohio, on track to graduate at the end of the 2017-2018 academic year, and planning to enroll in a two-year or four-year college in 2018 in order to apply.
  • They also must meet the following minimum qualifications: 2.5 cumulative grade point average through junior year in high school, 18 ACT or 860 SAT (highest math and highest verbal) and meet the College Now income guidelines as follows:
  1. Size of Family Unit – AGI
  2. $36,180
  3. $48,720
  4. $61,260
  5. $73,800
  6. $86,340
  7. $98,880
  8. $111,420
  9. $123,960

Instructions for Applying:

To apply for the 2017 Cleveland Browns Marion Motley Scholarship, the applicant must submit an online application through the given link: https://www.collegenowgc.org/find-scholarships/ or https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/39116-College-Now-Greater-Cleveland

Supporting Documents:

  • Copy of high school transcript showing cumulative grade point average through the end of junior year (Note: senior year grades will be required before final selections are made)
  • Copy of SAT or ACT scores (Note: scores on an official high school transcript are acceptable, but copies of the report from the testing agency are preferred. (Only test scores through September 2016 will be accepted)
  • Copy of 2016 tax forms for student, Parent 1 (mother/father/stepparent) & Parent 2 (mother/father/stepparent); either 1040, 1040A or 1040EZ. If taxes were not filed, copies of 2016 W-2 form(s) or letter stating no income earned in 2016 required. (Note: a copy of the 2017/2018 FAFSA will be required before selections will be finalized)
  • Essays (two are required, questions on application)
  • Extracurricular resume or list of activities
  • Letter of recommendation from a teacher or guidance counselor who knows you well

Award Description:

  • The Cleveland Browns Foundation and College Now annually seek two deserving students who are on track to graduate from high school in 2018 to receive four-year, renewable scholarships in the amount of $2,500 per year(Total $5,000).
  • Now in its tenth year, the partnership between the Cleveland Browns Foundation and College Now has awarded more than $240,000 of scholarship funds to 24 students.
  • Semi-finalists will be asked to participate in an individual interview at the College Now Greater Cleveland Resource Center (50 Public Square, Cleveland, OH 44113).
  • Finalists may be asked to participate in the second interview with the location to be disclosed at a later date.

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.clevelandbrowns.com/foundation/programs/marion-motley.html

Contact Information:

For more information, please Robert Durham, at rdurham-at-collegenowgc.org or call 216.635.0450.

NAB Dollars for Scholars College Scholarship

Award Amount: $1,000

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: October 31, 11:59 p.m., for spring semesters

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

North American Bancard (NAB) is excited to present the $1,000 NAB Dollars for Scholars college scholarship, available to high school students planning to attend college and to current university students studying business.In order to apply, applicants will submit a 500- to 750-word essay.This scholarship will be awarded to an applicant who demonstrates thoughtful ideas about the future of payments.

Host Institution:

In 1992, Marc Gardner founded North American Bancard with the vision of building an organization based on people developing innovative technology and delivering superior service. It is to helping business prosper, offering business solutions.

Eligibility:

Eligible applicants will be evaluated using the following criteria:

  • Applicants must be 18 years old or older.
  • Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.8
  • Applicants must be currently enrolled in high school with the intent of attending a university in the following semester or must be currently enrolled in college.

Instructions for Applying:

In order to apply, applicants who meet the criteria must write and submit a 500- to the 750-word essay with name, phone number, and email address at the top of each page about their thoughts on how the payments landscape will change in the next five years and what they think the future of payments is.

  • Applicants will submit proof of enrollment at college for the spring semesters.
  • Applicants will submit the most recent school transcript.

Submitting Details:

Applicants will send their materials by email to submissions-at-nabancard.com

Award Description:

North American Bancard will provide an award up to $1,000 for the one winning essay applicant.Applicants can use for tuition and other education expenses at the school of the winner’s choice.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.northamericanbancard.com/springscholarship

American Political Science Association Minority Fellows Program

Award Amount: Ranging between $500-$1000

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: October 25, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The American Political Science Association is pleased to announce the Minority Fellows Program (MFP) to African Americans, Asian Pacific Americans, Latinos/as, and Native Americans. The program is open to undergraduate seniors or recent graduates in the process of applying for Ph.D. programs in political science. Through the program, the APSA support expenses related to Ph.D. graduate study for first and second-year political science Ph.D. students from underrepresented groups.

Host Institution:

Founded in 1903, the American Political Science Association is the leading professional organization for the study of political science and serves more than 12,000 members in more than 80 countries. With a range of programs and services for individuals, departments, and institutions, APSA brings together political scientists from all fields of inquiry, regions, and occupational endeavors.

Eligibility:

  • Must be undergraduate seniors or recent graduates in the process of applying for PhD programs in political science.
  • Be a member of one of the following racial/ethnic minority groups: African Americans, Asian Pacific Americans, Latinos/as, and Native Americans (federal and state recognized tribes).
  • Demonstrate an interest in teaching and potential for research in political science.
  • Be a US citizen at the time of application.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, the applicant can submit an online application that will open in early September on the given link: http://www.apsanet.org/mfp/application

Supporting Documents:

A complete fall application includes:

  • Completed online application form, which includes fields for a personal statement, resume, and list of recommenders.
  • Official transcripts (submit online, email, or mail) Provide an official transcript from each undergraduate and graduate institution attended. Institutions may send transcripts directly to APSA (postmarked by October 25, 2017).
  • Letters of recommendation (submit via email or mail) Three letters of recommendation must be submitted. They can be mailed directly (postmarked by October 25, 2017) to APSA from the recommender or emailed in by the recommender.
  • GRE score report (Mail) Graduate schools require applicants to take the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). If you have not taken this exam, please do so as soon as possible. Please request that an official copy of your GRE score report be sent directly to the APSA address below. The APSA ETS code is 3527.

Submitting Details:

Official transcripts and letters of recommendation should be emailed or mailed to:

Email: diversityprograms-at-apsanet.org
Mail: APSA Minority Fellows Program
c/o Dr. Kimberly Mealy
American Political Science Association
1527 New Hampshire Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20036-1206

Award Description:

  • Each year, APSA awards up to 12 funded fellowships in the amount of $4,000. Recently, APSA introduced a new spring round of the MFP awards for graduate students in the pre-dissertation stage of their career.
  • This year the spring cycle MFP awards are available in the form of a one-time award ranging from $500 – $1000 to support expenses related to D. graduate study for first and second-year political science Ph.D. students from underrepresented groups.

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.apsanet.org/mfp

Contact Information:

If you have any questions about the application process or program can be directed to Annalisa Dias-Mandoly, Program Coordinator for Diversity & Inclusion, at adiasmandoly-at-apsanet.org.

The Washington Post Summer Newsroom Internship for Junior Senior or Graduate

Title: Newsroom Internship Program

Salary Range: $750 per week

Consideration Date:  October 6, 2017

Brief Description:

Applications are open for the “Paid Summer Internship” at The Washington Post.  This 2018 Newsroom Summer Internship Program is an opportunity to be a reporter, photographer, videographer, multiplatform editor or producer, news or digital designer, graphics reporter or developer, or social media producer at the post. In order to apply, You must be a college junior, senior or graduate student enrolled in a degree program on Oct. 6, 2017.

Host Institution:

The Post was founded in 1877 and owned by the Meyer-Graham family from 1933 to 2013 when Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos bought the company. The Post has won more than 60 Pulitzer Prizes and has more than tripled its digital audience since Bezos bought it.

Eligibility:

Applicants for the internship program must meet each of the following requirements:

  • You must be a college junior, senior or graduate student enrolled in a degree program on Oct. 6, 2017.
  • You must have had at least one professional news media job or internship.
  • Foreign citizens can apply for internships.
  • If selected, the necessary documentation for obtaining the proper U.S work visa must be provided

Instructions for Applying:

To be eligible applicant must submit the online application, The link is:

https://sub.washingtonpost.com/hosted/washpost/597b42d334cee41af12ad5bc

Supporting Documents:

  • Reporters: Indicate your reporting assignment preference: General Assignments (includes national and health/science), Foreign (assignments would be in the Washington newsroom), Arts, Entertainment and Culture, Local, Sports or Editorial. No more than five clips.
  • Visual Journalists: Indicate your assignment preference: Photography or Video. Your application must include a portfolio. Videographers must be proficient in all aspects of digital video/audio and editing software, including Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere. Experience with voiceover narration and HTML is helpful. The required portfolio must be attached.
  • Multiplatform Editors: Successful editors must be able to edit for multiple platforms, writing headlines that are tailored for print and digital audiences. Editors must also have a keen understanding of style, grammar, and sentence structure, and must be able to edit for clarity. We also value editors who can detect problems in stories and work with others to make them better. Include up to six examples of news or feature stories you have edited, preferably files that include a headline and caption(s) for web or print.
  • News Designers: Send a portfolio that includes five to 10 examples of your print and/or digital design work. The portfolio should be contained in one PDF or link on your application form.
  • Digital Designers: Send a portfolio that includes five to 10 examples of your digital design work. The portfolio should be contained in one PDF or link on your application form.
  • Graphics Reporters: Send a portfolio that includes five to 10 examples of your graphics work. The portfolio should be contained in one PDF or link on your application form.
  • Graphics Developers: Send a portfolio that includes five to 10 examples of your development work. The portfolio should be contained in one PDF or link on your application form.
  • Social Media Producers: Send at least one sample of an online discussion you’ve led and include links to your personal social media handles and/or accounts you have managed.
  • An essay of not more than 500 words that will tell the selection committee something about you that cannot be gleaned from your experience and education. Allowed file types include txt, doc, xls and pdf; files must be less than 10 MB.
  • Complete the online application and attach all relevant materials, including resume, work samples and an autobiographical All work submitted must be in English.

Financial Internship:

The Post pays everyone who works for them, including interns. For summer 2017, the salary was $750 per week.

Detailed Information Link:

http://intern.washpost.com/

Contact Information:

If you have any questions or additional query, send an email to: newsinterns-at-washpost.com

ItsMyOwnWay Firm Digital Media Scholarship

Award Amount: $1000

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: December 31, 2017

Winner Announcement: January 22, 2018

Brief Description:

ItsMyOwnWay Firm is glad to offer the Digital Media Scholarship for those students who are enrolled in colleges/universities and also for those who are planning on attending college or graduate school in near future. In order to participate for this scholarship, an applicant must submit an essay between 500 to 700 words.

Host Institution:

ItsMyOwnWay was founded early in 2017 to create a global multi-platform media for providing original. The purpose of ItsMyOwnway is to helping the reader to expand their knowledge globally and sharing their experiences through it.

Eligibility:

Eligibility is given below :

  • Must be a high school, trade school, college or university student majoring in business, communications or a web-based technology.
  • Command on the English
  • Ability to produce great content on the topic, “Digital Media”.
  • Minimum GPA: 3.
  • Must be a citizen of the United States of America.

Instructions for Applying:

  • In order to participate for this scholarship, an applicant must submit an essay between 500 to 700 words on any topic related to Digital Media.
  • All applicants should provide their name, phone number, and address so that confirm their identity and school enrollment.

Submitting Details:

All materials can be submitted to scholarships-at-itsmyownway.com

Award Description:

ItsMyOwnWay Firm will provide an award up to $1000 for the winning candidates.

Detailed Information Link:

http://itsmyownway.com/itsmyownway-digital-media-scholarship/

Polk State College Hispanic Heritage Scholarship

Award Amount: $5,00.00

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: Tuesday, September 26, 2017, by 11:55 pm.

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

Polk State College is glad to announce its scholarship program named as “Hispanic Heritage Scholarship”. The scholarship will be awarded to students who have an interest in serving the Hispanic community. The scholarship fund provides financial assistance to Polk State College students who are pursuing educational goals and have an interest in serving the Hispanic community.

Host Institution:

Polk State College, formerly known as Polk Community College, is a public state college located in Winter Haven, Florida, USA. Polk State College is a member institution of the Florida College System.

Eligibility:

In order to apply for the scholarship, applicants must meet all of the following eligibility

  • Must have a GPA of 3.5 high schools (unweighted) or 3.0 college level.
  • If a high school student must have completed Polk State College application process.
  • Must be a Polk State College student, full or part-time student to use funds.
  • Any Polk State College student may apply.

Instructions for Applying:

Submitting Details:

E-mail your application and essay to HHM-at-polk.edu

Award Description:

Recipients of the scholarship will be awarded up to $500.00.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.polk.edu/events/hispanic-heritage-scholarship-application-deadline-sept-26-2017-1155-pm/

 

ShipDig.com Scholarship Award

Award Amount: $1,000

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: September 30, 2017

Winner Announcement: November 15, 2017

Brief Description:

ShipDig.com is pleased to announce a scholarship program termed as “ShipDig.com Scholarship Award” fund. Enrolled in accredited academic institutions, and high school seniors who are enrolling upon graduation are eligible to apply. The scholarship is intended to help you achieve your goals and Take the next step toward your career goals by applying for this scholarship.

Host Institution:

ShipDig.com is the largest and most accurate database of post office locations, mailboxes, shipping drop boxes, and couriers, hours, phone numbers, directions and services provided in the United States.

Eligibility:

The ShipDig.Com Scholarship will be strategically awarded to applicants who:

  • Enrolled in accredited academic institutions, and high school seniors who are enrolling upon graduation.
  • Students of all majors and intended majors are welcome to participate.
  • Applicants must be residents of the United States.
  • Applicants must be at least 16 years of age.

Instructions for Applying:

  • You must go through the given to apply for the scholarship:http://www.shipdig.com/scholarship/
  • Students who are interested in applying for the ShipDig.Com Scholarship should write a 600-800 words essay

Award Description:

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

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.shipdig.com/scholarship/

NeSPE High School Scholarship Program

Award Amount: Total $6,000

Number of Awards: 5

Deadline: February 1

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The Nebraska Society of Professional Engineers is offering NeSPE High School Scholarship Program named as the Northeast Chapter (Columbus area), Eastern Chapter (Omaha area), or the NeSPE State scholarship. These several scholarships are available for high school seniors that plan on attending an engineering program next year. In order to apply, the Applicants must plan to attend an engineering program that is accredited by the ABET-EAC.

Host Institution:

The Nebraska Society of Professional Engineers, recognizing that service to humanity, to their nation and to their state is the fundamental purpose of professional engineering, dedicates itself to the promotion and the protection of the profession of engineering as a social and economic influence vital to the welfare of the community and of all mankind.

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must plan to attend an engineering program that is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET-EAC)
  • US Citizen at time of application
  • Minimum GPA/SAT/ACT scores listed in application
  • Applying for a Chapter Scholarship automatically applies the student for the State Scholarship also.
  • The student must submit their application to the correct chapter scholarship chair where they reside.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, the applicant can download the application through the given link: http://nspenebraska.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/NeSPE_High_School_Cover_Letter_and_Application.pdf

Supporting Documents:

  • List references, activities, financial information and jobs
  • Recommendations of Teachers (at least two)
  • Employer Recommendation (optional)
  • Essay (maximum 500 words)
  • One Official High School Transcript (must be in sealed envelope)
  • SAT/ACT Scores (SAT Math: 600, Verbal: 500) (ACT Math: 29, English: 25) Attach One Official Score Sheet.

Submitting Details:

Mail the complete application package to:

  • NeSPE Eastern Chapter Scholarship &NeSPE State Chapter Scholarship Attn: Brock Beran TREKK Design Group 2858 Sprague Street Omaha, NE 68111
  • NeSPE Northeast Chapter Attn: Jim Hackney 20220 250th Ave Columbus, NE 68601
  • The applications must be postmarked by February 1 to the person listed in the application.

Award Description:

The following scholarships are offered:

  • State Annual Scholarship (In-state only): $1,500, two (2) available
  • Northeast Chapter Annual Scholarship (School of your choice): $1,000, One (1) Available
  • Eastern Chapter Annual Scholarship (In-state only): $1,000, two (2) available

Detailed Information Link:

http://nspenebraska.org/about/scholarship/

Contest Information:

If you have any questions regarding the high school scholarship may be addressed to Eastern Chapter (Omaha area) – Brock Beran, P.E. at bberan-at-trekkdesigngroup.com or Northeast Chapter (Columbus area) – Jim Hackney, P.E. at jrhackn-at-frontier.net

Maguire Foundation Pennsylvania Society Scholarship Program

Award Amount: Up to $8,000

Number of Awards: 25

Deadline: November 1, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

“Education raises you up and makes you believe that you can be a leader,” said by James J. Maguire, President& Founder of the Maguire Foundation. The Pennsylvania Society and the Maguire Foundation are excited to launch The Pennsylvania Society Scholarship Program that is administered by Scholarship America. The program is open to assist Pennsylvania high school seniors who plan to enroll in the full-time undergraduate study at an accredited, non-proprietary four-year college or university which must be located within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for the entire 2018-2019 academic year. The purpose of the program is providing the opportunity to students who are financially in need creates a great potential leader in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Host Institution:

Maguire Foundation was established October 2, 2000, by James J. Maguire, President.It is a non-profit organization registered with the Pennsylvania Department of State. The Foundation is committed to improving the quality of life for people through investing in education, arts & humanities, and relief of hunger & homelessness.

Eligibility:

To apply, a student must:

  • Be a current high school senior at any Pennsylvania high school (including homeschooled)
  • Have a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale or its equivalent
  • Be planning to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited, nonproprietary, four-year college or university in Pennsylvania for the entire 2016-2017 academic year
  • Have demonstrated financial need (a family adjusted gross income of $60,000 or less).
  • Have been and continue to be an active participant in community service

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, the applicant must submit online application by upload the require material through the given link: https://scholarsapply.org/pennsylvaniasociety/

Supporting Documents:

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

  • A current, complete transcript of grades- 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 (click to view and print the form): https://scholarsapply.org/uploads/maguire/AA.pdf

Award Description:

  • If selected as a recipient, the student will receive an annual award of up to $8,000. Up to 25 awards will be granted in 2018.
  • Awards can be used for tuition, fees, supplies, books, and room and board, but cannot exceed comprehensive school cost as reported by the College Board.
  • Awards are renewable (at the same amount) up to three additional years or until a bachelor’s degree is earned, whichever occurs first

Detailed Information Link:

https://maguirefoundation.org/maguire-scholars/pa-society-scholarship/

Contact Information:

If you have any questions, ask for The Pennsylvania Society Scholarship Program with the Maguire Foundation at pennsylvaniasociety-at-scholarshipamerica.org or call: 1-507-931-1682

UNCF Michael Jackson Scholarship Program

Award Amount: Up to $5000

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: October 21, 2017, 11:59 PM EST

Winner Announcement: November 2017

Brief Description:

The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) is pleased to announce the Michael Jackson scholarship to UNCF college/university students. The program is open to all U.S. Citizen, U.S. national or permanent residents who are studying as a college freshman, sophomore, junior and senior, college 5th-year senior, master’s students who have a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.The scholarship provides financial assistance to communication arts and social science students attending a UNCF college/university during the 2017-2018 academic year.

Host Institution:

The United Negro College Fund, or UNCF, 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 (then president of what is now Tuskegee University), Mary McLeod Bethune, and others. UNCF is headquartered at 1805 7th Street, NW in Washington, D.C.

Eligibility:

  • Candidates must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Residency status: U.S. Citizen, U.S. national or permanent resident
  • Academic classification: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior, College 5th Year Senior, Master’s Student
  • Majors: Art, Communications, Early Childhood Education, Education, English, Fashion Design, Fine Arts, Graphic Arts, History, Humanities, Journalism, Mass Communications, Mass Media Arts, Music, Performing Arts, Photography/Video, Physical Education/Health, Political Science, Psychology, Public Relations, Religion, Social Work, Sociology, Special Education, Theater Arts/Drama, TV Production, Visual Arts, Vocal Performance

Instructions for Applying:

To apply for the Michael Jackson scholarship, the applicant must submit online application go through the given link: https://scholarships.uncf.org/Program/Details/dbc1c3e6-0423-4e1c-8bec-0bce8b7eba2d?auto=Apply

Supporting Documents:

In order to have a completed application package, candidates must include:

  • Essay (prompt and instructions located within the appropriate section of the application)
  • Transcript (unofficial accepted)

Award Description:

The Michael Jackson scholarship will provide an award up to $5,000 depending on the financial need of the student as verified by the attending University or College.This is a one-time award to be disbursed in November 2017.

Detailed Information Link:

https://scholarships.uncf.org/Program/Details/dbc1c3e6-0423-4e1c-8bec-0bce8b7eba2d

Contact Information:

If you have any questions, contact to Kenya Gray at kenya.gray-at-uncf.org

Digital Responsibility Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship

Award Amount: $1,000

Number of Awards: 1

Deadline: September 30, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

At Digital Responsibility, Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship is available to apply.The program is open to 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.The purpose of this scholarship is to help you understand the risks of texting while driving.

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 eligible, the applicant must meet all the following criteria:

  • 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.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, the applicant can submit an online entry including a 140-character message about texting while driving, through the given link: http://www.digitalresponsibility.org/dont-text-and-drive-scholarship

Supporting Documents:

The finalists will be asked to write a full-length 500- to 1,000-word essay about texting while driving.

Award Description:

The winner of the Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship will receive a $1,000 scholarship. The Digital Responsibility will select the 10 finalists based on the content of the 140-character message. The winner will be selected based on the content and creativity of the 500- to 1,000-word essay.

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.digitalresponsibility.org/scholarships/

Music Center’s Spotlight Program

Award Amount: $100,000

Number of Awards: 14

Deadline: October 16, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The Music Center is pleased to announce the Music Center’s Spotlight Program to encourage personal and artistic growth while exploring new possibilities in the arts!Southern California High School students of all talent levels are encouraged to apply for free. The mission of the program is to provide a supportive environment in which high school students can develop the skills needed to pursue their artistic dreams, with an emphasis on self-esteem, preparation, and perseverance.

Host Institution:

The Music Center was established in1964, is one of the largest performing arts centers in the United States. Located in downtown Los Angeles, The Music Center is home to the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Ahmanson Theater, Mark Taper Forum and Walt Disney Concert Hall.

Eligibility:

To eligible, you must:

  • Be a Southern California high school student who attends a public, private, parochial, online or homeschool. Your home base must be in one of these counties: Los Angeles, Orange, Ventura, Santa Barbara, San Diego, Riverside, Kern or San Bernardino.
  • Ballet students need to check the category rules page for out of state residency exceptions
  • You can apply to one or more of these categories: Acting, Ballet, Non-Classical Dance, Classical Voice, Non-Classical Voice, Classical Instrumental or Jazz Instrumental.
  • You must be available to attend final rehearsal and performance if advanced to Grand Finale Performance
  • Previous grand prize finalists are not eligible
  • Permanent residents and international students who are studying in the U.S. are also eligible to apply.

Instructions for Applying:

In order to apply to Spotlight, you must complete an online application and submit a video audition. The link: https://www.musiccenter.org/education/spotlight/Apply-Now/

Supporting Documents:

Prepare and upload your audition video

Award Description:

The Music Center’s Spotlight program awards over $100,000, cash awards annually to grand prize finalists, semi-finalists, honorable mentions and selected preliminary participants. Fourteen grand prize finalists are chosen (two from each category).

  • Grand Prize Finalists – $5,000 cash awards
  • Honorable Mentions – $1,000 cash awards
  • Semifinalists – $300 cash awards
  • Preliminary Prizes – $100 cash awards

By applying to Spotlight you are eligible for:

  • Participation in The Spotlight Academy
  • Written feedback from our distinguished panel of judges
  • Masterclass with world-renowned artist or artistic director
  • Live audition experience and performance at Walt Disney Concert Hall
  • Cash awards up to $5,000
  • Finalists in Classical Voice and Classical Instrumental are awarded scholarships to the Aspen Music Festival in 2019
  • Certificate of Achievement
  • Grand Prize Finalists’ high schools’ receive an award plaque

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.musiccenter.org/spotlight

Contact Information:

If you have any questions about the application, email them to spotlight-at-musiccenter.org.

Good Tidings Foundation Community Service Scholarship Program

Award Amount: $100,000 ($10,000 each)

Number of Awards: 10

Deadline: October 26, 2017 at 12:30 PM PDT

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The Good Tidings Foundation feels that every girl and boy deserves to have the means to achieve their dreams regardless of financial status, ethnic background, religion, gender, or region of living. Hence the foundation is pleased to announce its Community Service Scholarship Program. The program is open to high school seniors who recognize the benefits of serving their community.Good Tidings supports education by providing education grants to students in need who have dedicated themselves to extraordinary community service projects.

Host Institution:

Good Tidings Foundation was founded in 1995, is a 501-(c)-3 children’s charity that looks to equally support Arts, Education, Athletics and Dreams for youth from communities of need in Northern California. They design, fund and build projects that are maintained and programmed in perpetuity by school districts, recreation departments, or city governments.

Eligibility:

  • High school seniors in the graduating class of 2018 based on greatest service and financial need.
  • Resident of one of the following California counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Monterey, Napa, Sacramento, San Benito, San Francisco, San Joaquin, San Mateo, Santa Cruz, Santa Clara, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Yolo

Instructions for Applying:

To be applying, the applicant can submit an online application go through the given link: https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/39412-Good-Tidings-Foundation

Supporting Documents:

  • Essay: Applicants must attach a single-sided, two-page (maximum), double-spaced essay describing your unique community service activities.
  • Letter of Recommendation

Award Description:

  • The Good Tidings Foundation awards $100,000 annually to 10 high school seniors at $10,000 each, providing much-needed support to youth who have demonstrated tremendous leadership potential despite their own economic circumstances.
  • Total $100,000amount will be awarded to high school seniors in the graduating class of 2018 based on greatest service and financial need.

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.goodtidings.org/index.php?id=7

American Bullion Scholarship Program

Award Amount: $3,000

Number of Awards: 3

Deadline: October 31, 2017

Winner Announcement: First week of December

Brief Description:

American Bullion, Inc. is a leader in gold IRA investments, believes in the value of education and encourages students to improve their knowledge of tangible assets. That’s why they are delighted to announce the American Bullion Scholarships to helps current college students in the United States to achieve their educational goals. The programs are open to all legal resident students or who hold a valid U.S. student visa and currently enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student at an accredited college or university.

Host Institution:

American Bullion, Inc.was founded in 2009 by two veteran precious metals traders. It is the pioneer and a trusted leader in adding precious metals to your Individual Retirement Account.American Bullion carries all U.S. and European pre-1933 coins, as well as modern gold and silver bullion in the full spectrum of the currently available coin and bar products.

Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be a currently enrolled, full-time undergraduate student at an accredited college or university within the United States
  • Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States or hold a valid U.S. student visa.
  • This scholarship is not open to high school students entering college.
  • One submission per person, per year.

Instructions for Applying:

In order to apply, the applicants fill out the form on the given link: https://www.americanbullion.com/about/scholarship/

Supporting Documents:

  • Write a 500 – 1,000-word essay answering the question “What are the benefits of including physical gold in an IRA/401k portfolio?” You may paste your text in the area provided or upload a text document.
  • Winners will be asked to provide (before receiving their winnings)all the following:
  1. A valid student ID,
  2. Transcript,
  3. Other proof of enrollment

Award Description:

  • Three scholarships worth $1,000 each will be awarded in early December. Winning submissions are selected by a team of executives at American Bullion.
  • Winners will have their name and essay featured on the American Bullion website and social media pages.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.americanbullion.com/about/scholarship/

Contact Information:

If you have any questions, email scholarship-at-americanbullion.com or give them a call at 1-800-326-9598.

CDH Charitable Foundation Study Abroad Scholarship

Award Amount:$8,000

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: October 11, at 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The University of Arizona (UA)’s Study Abroad is excited to announce a new scholarship named as the CDH Charitable Foundation Study Abroad Scholarship. The program is open to first-generation students who are Arizona resident and have a demonstrated financial need. The aim of the scholarship program is to diversify the student population studying abroad.

Host Institution:

The University of Arizona (UA) was established in 1885, is a place without limits — where teaching, research, service, and innovation merge to improve lives in Arizona and beyond. We aren’t afraid to ask bigger questions, to get better answers.

Eligibility:

The eligibility requirements for the scholarship are as follows:

  • You must be an Arizona resident.
  • Admitted and enrolled at the UA in sophomore, junior or senior standing
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative UA GPA
  • Demonstrated financial need by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Preference will be given to first-generation students

How to Apply:

To apply, the applicant must submit an online application go through the given link: https://global.arizona.edu/cdh-charitable-foundation-study-abroad-scholarship

Supporting Documents:

Submit Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Financial Aid and Award Money:

  • The UA (University of Arizona) Study Abroad is offering awards up to $8,000 for spring 2018 semester-long programs.
  • This scholarship will be used for study abroad on UA approved credit-bearing programs and can only be used for study abroad programs that occur during the spring 2018 semester.

Application Deadline:

The UA Study Abroad welcome students to participate in a workshop on September 18, 2017, or October 11, at 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (location TBD)for help completing their application for the scholarship.

Link for More Information:

https://global.arizona.edu/event/cdh-charitable-foundation-study-abroad-scholarship-workshop

Contact information:

If you have any questions, contact the Donella Ly by email: djly-at-arizona.edu or phone: 520-621-0785

Council of Independent Colleges Davies-Jackson Scholarship

Award Amount: $50,000

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: October 20, 2017

Winner Announcement: January 2018

Brief Description:

The Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) is delighted to announce the Davies-Jackson Scholarship.Through the program, CIC welcomes applications from students who, having attained a high level of achievement in the humanities, social sciences, and the arts, wish to enhance their education through study within the British tutorial system. The program provides a unique opportunity for seniors who are graduating in 2018 or who have graduated in 2017. The program is expressly intended for students who are among the first generation in families of limited financial resources to graduate from college.

Host Institution:

The Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) is an association of nonprofit independent colleges and universities that have worked since 1956 to support college and university leadership, advance institutional excellence, and enhance public understanding of private higher education’s contributions to society.

Eligibility:

  • Seniors who are graduating in 2018 or who have graduated in 2017 and who have not yet begun graduate school with a 3.7 or higher overall grade point average.
  • Applicants should be among the first generation in their family to graduate from a four-year college or university.
  • Applications are accepted for study in the following areas: Archaeology, Classics, Economics, Education; English, Geography, History, History of Art, History of Modern Languages, History of Politics, Human, Social and Political Sciences, Mathematics, Modern and Medieval Languages, Music, Philosophy, and Psychological and Behavioural Sciences.
  • The list of the institutions from which students are eligible to apply for the scholarship, along with more information and application forms, can be found on the Davies-Jackson website: www.cic.edu/DaviesJackson.

How to Apply:

In order to apply, the applicant must download the application and recommendation form goes through the given links:

Supporting Documents:

Applicants must include all the following with each completed application:

  • A passport-sized photograph
  • Official college transcripts
  • Original written work
  • Two recommendations

Submitting Details:

The applicant must send the completed application form and four additional copies to- Stephen Gibson, CIC Director of Programs, Davies-Jackson Scholarship, c/o The Council of Independent Colleges, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 320, Washington, DC 20036.

Financial Aid and Award Money:

  • Supported by an anonymous benefactor, the Davies-Jackson Scholarship covers all fees, room, and board during term-time for up to two academic years (beginning in September), and living expenses during summer vacation.
  • Travel to and from England also is covered.
  • The award is valued at $50,000, depending on prevailing exchange rates

Link for More Information:

https://www.cic.edu/programs/davies-jackson-scholarship

Contact information:

If you have any query, contact to Stephen Gibson Director of Programs at sgibson-at-cic.nche.edu

Fannie and John Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship

Award Amount: $32,000

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: October 27, 2017- 11:59 pm, Pacific Time

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation is pleased to announce the Fannie and John Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship. The program is open to college seniors who are wishing to pursue the Ph.D. degree in any of the fields of particular interest to the Foundation, as well as graduate students who are already in the process of doing so, may apply. The foundation provides Ph.D. fellowships to exceptionally talented individuals who are studying in the applied physical and biological sciences, mathematics, and engineering sciences, at over 40 of the nation’s finest participating universities.

Host Institution:

The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. In addition to financial support, the Foundation provides on going mentoring, symposia and a network of peers providing Fellows with a forum to share ideas and explore opportunities throughout their careers. The Hertz Foundation’s mission is to provide unique financial and fellowship support to the nation’s most remarkable Ph.D. students in the applied physical and biological sciences, mathematics and engineering.

Eligibility:

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

  • Applicants must be students of the applied physical, biological and engineering sciences or mathematics
  • Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States of America, and who are willing to morally commit to make their skills available to the United States in time of national emergency
  • College seniors wishing to pursue the D. degree in any of the fields of particular interest to the Foundation, as well as graduate students already in the process of doing so, may apply.
  • Students who are already beyond their first year of graduate study except in cases of “exceptional leverage not eligible.” Such awards are very rare—only three have been made in the past 10 years.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply for the Fannie and John Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship, the candidate must complete electronic application go to the given link: https://hertz.embark.com/apply/hertz2017

Supporting Documents:

  • Personal essay
  • Four recommenders
  • Upload a copy of your transcripts

Award Description:

  • The Hertz Graduate Fellowship Award is based on merit (not need) and consists of a cost-of-education allowance and a personal-support stipend.
  • The cost-of-education allowance is accepted by all of the participating schools in lieu of all fees and tuition. Hertz Fellows, therefore, have no liability for any ordinary educational costs, regardless of their choice among participating schools.
  • In addition to providing the necessary funding along with the research freedom to pursue their D., we also provide mentorship and counsel through the lifelong community of peers to which they now belong—the Hertz Community.

Successful applicants have the choice of two Fellowship options:

  • Option 1 – Funding from Hertz Foundation only
  1. $32,000/ 9-month personal stipend
  2. Full tuition equivalent
  3. Renewable annually for up to 5 years
  4. $5,000/ year additional stipend for Fellows with dependent children
  • Option 2 – Coordination with Other Major Fellowship: Often Hertz awardees are also chosen to receive fellowship support from other sources. Hertz supports acceptance of multiple awards and works with each awardee, on an individual basis, to ensure compliance with all funding agencies.

One example of a Coordinated Fellowship: Coordination with a 3-Year NSF Fellowship

  1. Hertz Period: Full tuition equivalent and $38,000/9-month personal stipend
  2. NSF Period: $6,000/ year supplemental stipend from Hertz
  3. Renewable for up to 5 years
  4. $5,000/ year additional stipend for Fellows with dependent children
  • The Hertz Fellowship award is renewable annually (upon a showing of satisfactory progress toward receipt of the Ph.D. degree) for a total Fellowship tenure of no more than five years.
  • Fellows must attend one of the Foundation’s currently participating schools or must petition the Foundation to include a school in the United States that he/she desires to attend.

Detailed Information Link:

http://hertzfoundation.org/fellowships/application

Coca-Cola First Generation Scholarship

Award Amount:$5,000

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: September 30, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The Coca-Cola Foundation with UNCF invites applications for its Coca-Cola First Generation Scholarship. The program is open to college freshman, sophomore, junior, and seniors who have a demonstrated unmet, financial need as verified by their college or university. Restriction for this program is limited to full-time matriculation in an AUC (Atlanta University Center) College or University. These schools include Spelman College, Morehouse College, and Clark Atlanta University of the Interdenominational Theological Center.

Host Institution:

The Coca-Cola Foundation was established in the U.S. as a registered 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Since their inception in 1984, The Coca-Cola Foundation has given back more than $820 million to enhance the sustainability of local communities worldwide.Foundations grants are awarded throughout the year based on our priorities, tax requirements, legal compliance, and approval by the Foundation’s Board of Directors.

Eligibility:

In order to be considered for an award, applicants must meet the eligibility criteria as described:

  • Students must have a demonstrated unmet, financial need as verified by their college or university (Required for the need-based program).
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Scholarships are renewable for up to 3-years if a student continues to meet the eligibility criteria.
  • Continuing students falling below the required minimum GPA of 3.0 are placed on probation for one semester. Students failing to re-establish and meet at least the minimum GPA are subject to suspension or replacement.
  • Academic Classification- college freshman, college sophomore, college junior, college senior

How to Apply:

To apply, the applicant must submit online application go through the given link: https://scholarships.uncf.org/Program/Details/0ab6d2c5-4dfa-4f01-84dd-4a0023d357bb?auto=Apply

Supporting Documents:

Submit most recent transcript available (for college freshman, this is your final high school transcript)

Financial Aid and Award Money:

The Coca-Cola First generation scholarship provides renewable awards maximum of $5,000 annually for four academic years to students who are first in their families to attend college.

Link for More Information:

https://scholarships.uncf.org/Program/Details/0ab6d2c5-4dfa-4f01-84dd-4a0023d357bb

Contact Information:

If you have any questions, contact to David Ray at david.ray-at-uncf.org

JRS/USA Announces Essay Competition for 9 to12 Grade Students

Award Amount: $1,750

Number of Awards: 3

Deadline: January 15, 2018

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

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

Host Institution:

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

Eligibility:

Eligibility is given below:

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

Instructions for Applying:

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

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

Award Description:

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

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

Detailed Information Link:

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

Contact Information:

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

United States Senate Youth Scholarship Program (USSYP) For North Carolina

Award Amount: $10,000 each

Number of Awards: 2

Deadline: October 8, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The United States Senate Youth Scholarship Program (USSYP) in the state of North Carolina is available that is Sponsored by the United States Senate and Funded by the Hearst Foundation. The USSYP is an educational opportunity open to outstanding high school juniors and seniors who are interested in pursuing careers in public service. The program is committed to preparing young people for citizenship and leadership.

Host Institution:

The Hearst Foundation, Inc. was founded by William Randolph Hearst in 1945. In 1948 Hearst established the California Charities Foundations, later renamed The William Randolph Hearst Foundation. The mission of the Hearst Foundations – identify and fund outstanding nonprofits to ensure that people of all backgrounds in the United States have the opportunity to build healthy, productive and inspiring lives.

Eligibility:

To apply for the United States Senate Youth Scholarship in the state of North Carolina, a student must be:

  • A junior or senior in high school,
  • Currently be enrolled in a public, private, or charter school in North Carolina,
  • A permanent resident of the United States,
  • Have at least one parent or guardian who is a legal resident of North Carolina,
  • Serving in an elected or appointed capacity as one of the following:
  1. Student body president, vice president, secretary, or treasurer;
  2. Class president, vice-president, secretary, or treasurer;
  3. Student council representative; or
  4. Student representative elected or appointed (appointed by a panel, commission, or board) to the district, regional, community, or state-level civic/government or political organization.
  • Any eligible high school junior or senior enrolled in a public, private, or public charter school in North Carolina may apply on his/her own initiative.
  • Students do not have to wait to be selected or nominated by a school or school official in order to apply for this opportunity in North Carolina.
  • A student who graduates or officially completes their high school coursework at the end of the fall semester/quarter is not eligible to apply for the United States Senate Youth Scholarship.

How to Apply:

To apply, the applicant may download the application through the given link: http://senateyouthnc.webs.com/ncentryforms.htm

Supporting Documents:

A completed application package includes all the following:

  • Application -Form A
  • Typed Essay -Form B
  • Digital Presentation -Form C
  • Two letters of Recommendation (via email)
  • One letter from a teacher who has taught you, and
  • One letter from the current Sponsor to the Club/Organization you are using to certify you as an eligible candidate for your application

Submitting Details:

Submission of materials must be done according to the following instructions:

  • Applicants must send the hard copy of their application via U.S. Postal Service, UPS, FedEx or another courier service of choice so that it has a postmark that reads on or before October 8, 2017.
  • Applicants must email their application, essay, and digital presentation to the email address provided on the application by 11:59 p.m. Sunday night, October 8, 2017. All emails will have an electronic time stamp.

Financial Aid and Award Money:

  • Each of the two winning delegates will be awarded $10,000 undergraduate college Scholarship with encouragement to pursue coursework in history and political science.
  • Winners must attend the entire week in Washington, D.C., in order to receive the scholarship.
  • The two winning delegates will represent North Carolina and the U.S. Senators for North Carolina in an intensive educational program during the week-long 56 Annual Washington Week, March 3-10, 2018.
  • Two student delegates and a first and second alternate will be selected by a final selection committee at the state level.

Link for More Information:

http://senateyouthnc.webs.com/