Owner Direct Vacation Rentals Study Away Scholarship Contest

Owner Direct Vacation Rentals Inc. is pleased to offer the “Owner Direct Vacation Rentals Study Away Scholarship Contest”. All U.S. or Canadian citizens or permanent residents who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry are eligible to enter in this scholarship contest. No purchase is necessary to enter the contest and a purchase will not improve the ability of an Entrant to win.

Provided By:

Owner Direct Vacation Rentals Inc. started in 1994 and currently represents thousands of “Vacation Rental Homes” in hundreds of resorts around the world. They are dedicated to helping you find your best choice of holiday accommodations through their high standards of customer service

Key Details:

  • Award Amount: $500
  • Deadline: Aug 20, 2018
  • Winner Announcement: Not known

Eligibility:

To eligible, you can see the basic entry requirements below:

  • All US or Canadian citizens or permanent residents
  • Students who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry.
  • Employees of the Sponsor and its affiliates, subsidiaries, and related companies, agencies, and immediate families and those living in the same household, whether or not related, are not eligible to enter or win.

Instructions for Applying:

To be eligible for the Owner Direct Vacation Rentals Study Away Scholarship Contest applicants must write a 600-800 word essay in PDF format. In your essay, you must be describing why travel is important to them.

After complete your essay you must submit your essay to marketing-at-ownerdirect.com

Award Amount:

  • The winner will be awarded $500.
  • Applicants essay will be featured on Owner Direct’s blog along with their name, photo, and school they are attending.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.ownerdirect.com/documents/scholarship

U.S. PIRG’S Fellowship Program

Public Interest Research Groups (PIRGs) has established two-year “U.S. PIRG’S Fellowship Program” that is expressly designed to prepare future leaders within PIRG. U.S. PIRG looks for smarts, leadership experience, top-notch written and verbal skills and an eagerness to learn. The fellowship is designed to provide the basics of organizing and put these skills to work to cast a spotlight on social problems and help run their campaigns.

Provided By:

Public Interest Research Groups (PIRGs) refers to a federation of U.S. and Canadian non-profit organizations that employ grassroots organizing and direct advocacy with the goal of effecting liberal political change.

Key Details:

  • Award Amount: $26,000
  • Deadline: Rolling Basis
  • Winner Announcement: Not Known

Eligibility:

To be eligible, the student must possess all the following:

  • Looks for smarts, leadership experience, top-notch written and verbal skills and an eagerness to learn.
  • Value experience organizing, including building campus groups.

Instructions for Applying:

You can apply through the given link:
https://jobs.uspirg.org/apply_32.html

Award Amount:

  • The target annual compensation for this position is $26,000 in the first year. U.S. PIRG offers a competitive benefits package.
  • They also offer an excellent training program and opportunities for advancement.

Detailed Information Link:

https://jobs.uspirg.org/fellowship.html

The Rotch Travelling Scholarship

Do you want to study abroad? The applications are invited for an annual two-stage design competition “The Rotch Travelling Scholarship”. U.S. citizens who have obtained a professional degree (BArch/MArch) from an accredited school in the last 10 years are welcome to apply.  The Rotch Travelling Studio is a foreign-travel grant that provides fund toward enhancing students’ architectural education.

Provided By:

Founded in 1883 in honor of Benjamin Smith Rotch, the Rotch Travelling Scholarship is the oldest of its kind in the United States and its influence has been felt throughout the entire profession.

Key Details:

  • Award Amount: $38,500
  • Deadline: January 19, 2018
  • Winner Announcement: 9, 2018

Eligibility:

To be eligible, the student must possess:

  • One year of full-time professional experience in a Massachusetts architecture firm as of January 1 of the competition year.
  • Obtained an accredited degree from an accredited Massachusetts school of architecture as of January 1 of the competition year.
  • Applicants must be U.S. citizens who have obtained a professional degree (BArch/MArch) from an accredited school in the last 10 years.

Instructions for Applying:

Applications must be completed by the given link:
http://rotch.org/scholarship/application/index.html

Award Amount:

  • The Rotch Scholar receives $38,500 or more to travel and study abroad for a minimum of six months.
  • The payment distributed in four payments covers expenses incurred by the Rotch Scholar for the stated period of travel abroad. See below for payment distribution details.

Detailed Information Link:

http://rotch.org/scholarship/competition/index.html

Contact Information:

For more information, you can contact Caitlin Hart at chart-at-architects.org.

Hughes Scholarship

Hughes Federal Credit Union is inviting applications for its 13th annual “Hughes Scholarship” to fund your college education. To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must be high school senior entering a college, university or trade school. The scholarship is intended to help you get the higher education you desire.

Provided By:

Hughes Federal Credit Union is a member-owned, not-for-profit financial cooperative.   As a member of the Tucson community since 1952, Hughes Federal Credit Union’s mission is to always make a positive difference in each member’s financial life.

Key Details:

  • Award Amount: $2,000
  • Deadline: February 23, 2018
  • Winner Announcement: Not Known

Eligibility:

Applicants must be high school senior entering a college, university or trade school and be a member of Hughes.

Instructions for Applying:

To download the application form you may go to the given link:
https://hughesfcu.formstack.com/forms/scholarship_application_2018

Supporting Documents:

To apply applicants must submit the following

  • Essay Option.Write a 500-750 word essay. It will need to be submitted as a PDF, DOC, or DOCX file.
  • Video Option.Record a 30-60 second video. The video should be HD quality (720p or better). The video will need to be uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo.
  • Your essay OR a video must answer of the question: How do you plan to manage your finances as a college student and how can Hughes help?

Award Amount:

The winning applicants will be awarded Five (5) scholarship of $2,000 each.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.hughesfcu.org/kids-teens/college-funding-and-loans/

GLIAC Pat Riepma Postgraduate Scholarship

The Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) is happy to announce “GLIAC Pat Riepma Postgraduate Scholarship”. Those who are graduates by the end of the academic year or by the end of the summer of the year application and earned at least a 3.0-grade point average can apply for the scholarship. GLIAC promote Life in the Balance for student-athletes while ensuring academics and athletics excellence.

Provided By:

The Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) is a competitive collegiate athletic conference affiliated with the NCAA’s Division II. The GLIAC was founded in June 1972. Member institutions are located in the Midwestern United States in the States of Michigan and Ohio, with affiliate members in Indiana and Illinois.

Key Details:

  • Award Amount: $10,000
  • Deadline: March 1, 2018
  • Winner Announcement: Not Known

Eligibility:

Learn more about this scholarship program:

  • The applicant must graduate by the end of the academic year or by the end of the summer of the year application is made and must have earned at least a 3.0-grade point average.
  • The applicant must have competed in a GLIAC sponsored sport for at least three years.
  • Male and female student-athlete who are post-graduate.

Instructions for Applying:

FAR Nomination Form can be downloaded by the given link:
http://gliac.org/secure/content/Awards/Post_Grad_Nom_FAR.doc

To apply, all materials and FAR nomination form should be submitted to intern-at-gliac.org

Supporting Documents:

Have the following ready before you complete this application.

  • The FAR nomination form.
  • The student-athletes resume and information form. Resumes should be no longer than one page and include athletic and academic awards, leadership activities, community service and work experience if any.
  • An unofficial academic transcript.
  • A letter of recommendation from the student-athletes coach.
  • An additional letter of recommendation from the FAR, Athletic Director, Associate Athletic Director or the Senior Women’s Administrator.
  • A letter of recommendation from an academic professor who is familiar with the student-athletes upper division work, senior work and academic achievement.

Award Amount:

The scholarship is providing two grants of $5,000 each to a male and female student-athlete for the post-graduate studies.

Detailed Information Link:

http://gliac.org/postgrad

PG&E scholarship

The Pacific Gas and Electric Company is providing an opportunity to apply for this “PG&E scholarship” program. High school seniors or graduates who have received GED certification or be a postsecondary undergraduate student are welcome to apply. PG&E has a wide range of scholarships to help the next generation of Californians succeed and innovate in both STEM-based and other disciplines.

Provided By:

The Pacific Gas and Electric Company is an investor-owned electric utility with publicly traded stock that is headquartered in the Pacific Gas & Electric Building in San Francisco. In the 1850s, manufactured gas was introduced in the United States as a means of lighting.

Key Details:

  • Award Amount: $1,000 to $10,000
  • Deadline: February 5, 2018
  • Winner Announcement: May 2018

Eligibility:

All Scholarship applicants must be:

  • Be a high school senior or graduate, have received GED certification or be a postsecondary undergraduate student. Veterans and adults returning to school are encouraged to apply
  • Primary residence is a PG&E customer in California at the time of application
  • Plan to enroll full-time in an accredited college or university in California

Instructions for Applying:

If you are interested to apply you may check the given link:

https://www.pge.com/en_US/residential/in-your-community/education-programs/grants-and-scholarships/scholarship-opportunities/scholarship-opportunities.page

Award Money:

The STEM-focused or Employee Resource Group-sponsored scholarships range from $1,000 to $10,000.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.pge.com/en_US/residential/in-your-community/education-programs/grants-and-scholarships/scholarship-opportunities/scholarship-opportunities.page

Sallie Mae Bridging the Dream Scholarship Program

The Sallie Mae Bank is now accepting applications for its “Bridging the Dream Scholarship Program” for Graduate Students. The scholarship contest is open to those who are currently enrolled or plan to enroll in the at least half-time postgraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college or university in the United States. The scholarship provides four scholarship awards in the amount of $20,000.

Provided By:
SLM Corporation (commonly known as Sallie Mae originally the Student Loan Marketing Association) is a publicly traded U.S. corporation that provides consumer banking. Its nature has changed dramatically since it was set up in 1973.

Key Details:

  • Award Amount: Four (4) awards of $20,000
  • Deadline: February 14, 2018
  • Winner Announcement: June 1, 2018

Eligibility:

Please see the basic entry requirements below:

  • Be a United States citizen or permanent resident of the United States, Puerto Rico, or the District of Columbia.
  • Be a currently enrolled college senior, a prospective graduate student, or currently enrolled at the postsecondary graduate school and will be enrolled in graduate study at least half-time at an accredited graduate college or university in the United States for the entire 2018-2019 academic year.
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent).
  • Demonstrate good moral character.
  • Permit release of information to Sallie Mae Bank for publicity and other marketing purposes.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, applicants must register themselves through the given link:

https://bridgingthedream.scholarsapply.org/register.php

Award Amount:

Four (4) awards of $20,000 will be granted by the scholarship.

Detailed Information Link:

https://bridgingthedream.scholarsapply.org/index.php

Contact Information:

If you have any query regarding the scholarship you can email: bridgingthedream-at-scholarshipamerica.org or call at 507-931-1682

Mosaic Scholarship

The Kellogg Foundation makes available a gift of “Mosaic Scholarship” that is administered by the Grand Rapids Symphony. Any African-American or Latino instrumental student ages 12-18 (with at least one year of high school remaining) is eligible to apply. The scholarship provides all your music books and supplies as selected by your teacher for the time you are a Mosaic Scholar and if you do not own an instrument and are currently paying to rent one.

Provided By:

The Grand Rapids Symphony was established in 1930, and the steadfast commitment of visionary community leaders has created an organization that has received national recognition for the high quality of its concerts and educational programs.

Key Details:

  • Award Amount: Books and Supplies
  • Deadline: April 15, 2018
  • Winner Announcement: Not Known

Eligibility:

Candidates for the Mosaic Scholarship must demonstrate that they:

  • Any African-American or Latino instrumental student ages 12-18 (with at least one year of high school remaining).
  • Students who are living in or attending elementary, middle or high school in Kent County and has been playing their instrument for more than one year are eligible to apply for the scholarship.

Instructions for Applying:

Application form of the scholarship must be downloaded by the given link:

https://www.grsymphony.org/assets/2216/application_materials5.pdf

All scholarship material and application form must be mail to:

Grand Rapids Symphony w attention: Mosaic Scholarship 300 Ottawa Ave. NW, Suite 100 w Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503

Supporting Documents:

A potential candidate for a scholarship must submit:

  • Student applicants must include at least two (2) signed letters of recommendation.
  • One letter must be from the student’s school music instructor.
  • For elementary school students, the second letter must be from the student’s classroom teacher.
  • Additional letters are strongly encouraged and can be submitted from a pastor or other religious leader, coach, principal, or leader of another organization with which the student regularly participates.
  • Students must also write an essay:
  • New Applicants: Essay should include the importance of music in their lives and why they would like to be selected as a Mosaic Scholar.
  • Returning Mosaic Scholars: Essay should include why the Mosaic Scholarship is important to them and what they have valued in the previous year.

Award Amount:

  • Attend open rehearsals— Sit on stage next to your teacher for a GRS rehearsal to hear what it’s like to be in a professional orchestra.
  • Attend GRS concerts FOR FREE— As a Mosaic Scholar, you and your family will be eligible to receive complimentary tickets to select GRS concerts.
  • Music books and supplies— All your music books and supplies as selected by your teacher for the time you are a Mosaic Scholar will also be provided free of charge.
  • Instrument Rental— if you do not own an instrument and are currently paying to rent one, your scholarship will also cover the cost of your instrument rental while you are a Mosaic Scholar.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.grsymphony.org/mosaic-scholarship

National Association of Dental Laboratories Pillar Scholarship

The National Association of Dental Laboratories (NADL) is seeking applications for “National Association of Dental Laboratories Pillar Scholarship”. The scholarship is open to students who have graduated high school or have obtained an equivalent and working knowledge of the English language.  The scholarship will be awarded $1,000 to each recipient.

Provided By:

The National Association of Dental Laboratories (NADL) is the national trade association representing the interests of individuals and businesses involved in the commercial dental laboratory industry.

Key Details:

  • Award Amount: $1,000
  • Deadline: March 15 for the spring, September 15 for the fall
  • Winner Announcement: Not Known

Eligibility:

To be eligible, the student must possess

  • Have a working knowledge of the English language.
  • Have graduated high school or have obtained an equivalent.
  • Are of satisfactory legal and ethical standing in the dental laboratory and dental community.

Applicants may qualify for the scholarship by meeting any one of the following education and experience requirements:

  • Recognized Graduates (RG) of a 2-year ADA accredited dental technology program may apply for the CDT examinations upon graduation and successful completion of the RG exam.
  • Recognized Graduates (RG) of non-ADA accredited dental technology programs may apply for the CDT examinations addition to, and not concurrent with, their two years of formal education.
  • Graduates of ADA-accredited dental technology education programs (non-RGs) may apply for the NBC’s CDT examinations after completion of two years of practical experience in addition to their education.
  • Technicians trained and educated in other settings may apply for the CDT examinations upon completion of at least five years of practical experience in dental technology (at least 35 hours per week).
  • Technicians who are able to provide sufficient documentation of continuing education (CE) and experience in accordance with NBC policy may apply for the CDT examinations.
  • Any technician who is currently a Certified Dental Technician may apply for the scholarship in order to achieve an additional certification.

Instructions for Applying:

To consider for the scholarship you can apply either online or offline through the given link:

The complete application packet must be sent to the address given below:

FDLT Pillar Scholarship 325 John Knox Road, #L103 Tallahassee, FL 32303 Phone: (866) 627-3990 Fax: (850) 222-0053 R

Supporting Documents:

  • Completed and attached Letter of Interest.
  • Signed application affidavit

Award Amount:

  • The scholarship amount awarded is up to $1,000.00 per recipient. 
    The Pillar Scholarship covers the application and testing fees for a candidate to take the written comprehensive examination, the written specialty examination and the hands-on practical examination, one time each.
  • It also awards the candidate a certificate that can be used to purchase study materials through the NADL.
  • Scholarship recipients must take all three examinations within 12 months after being awarded the scholarship.

Detailed Information Link:

http://dentallabfoundation.org/scholarshipsgrants/pillar-scholarship/

UNCF/Alliance Data Scholarship and Internship Program

At United Negro College Fund (UNCF), Alliance Data is sponsoring a scholarship program named as “UNCF/Alliance Data Scholarship and Internship Program”. To apply for the scholarship, applicants must be classified as sophomores (rising juniors) or juniors (rising seniors) at time of application.

Provided By:

UNCF (United Negro College Fund) is the nation’s largest private scholarship provider to minority students. The UNCF funds scholarships for black students and general scholarship funds for 37 private historically black colleges and universities.

Key Details:

  • Award Amount: $5,000
  • Deadline: January 26, 2018
  • Winner Announcement: Not Known

Eligibility:

To be eligible, the student must possess

  • Applicants must be an under-represented minority college student enrolled at an accredited four-year college or university with preference given to students attending private or public historically black colleges and universities.
  • Students residing in/or attending school near Plano, TX, and Atlanta, GA will be targeted and receive priority consideration for internships designated in those locations.
  • Classified as sophomores (rising juniors) or juniors (rising seniors) at time of application.
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • S. citizen or a permanent resident.
  • For internships in the Plano, TX location, students must major in Management Information Systems or Computer Science.
  • For internships in the Atlanta, GA Epsilon location, students must major in Communications, Marketing or Advertising.
  • For internships in the Columbus, OH Card Services location, students must major in Marketing or Computer Science.

Instructions for Applying:

All interested applicants must apply through the given link:

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

Supporting Documents:

You will be required to submit the following:

  • A letter of recommendation
  • A resume
  • One-page personal statement of career interest
  • A current transcript

Award Description:

The scholarship award is up to $5,000 to cover the unmet financial need for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Detailed Information Link:

https://scholarships.uncf.org/Program/Details/6dde5594-8cab-488a-bf96-6758833a8589

Contact Information:

Any questions, you can email to Crystal Terry at crystal.terry-at-uncf.org

The Center for Fiction Fellowships

The Center for Fiction would like to announce the “Center for Fiction Fellowships” that is generously funded by a grant from the Jerome Foundation. Applicants can be of any age, but must be in the early stages of their careers as fiction writers and will not have had the support needed to achieve major recognition for their work to apply.

Provided By:
The Center for Fiction, founded in 1820 as the Mercantile Library, is the only organization in the United States devoted solely to the vital art of fiction. Its mission is to encourage people to read and value fiction and to support and celebrate its creation and enjoyment.

Key Details:

  • Award Amount:$5,000
  • Deadline: February 15, 2018
  • Winner Announcement: Not known

Eligibility:

To be considered for fellowship the candidate must:

  • Applicants must be current residents of one of the five boroughs and must remain in New York City for the entire year of the fellowship.
  • Students in degree-granting programs are not eligible to apply, even if the focus of the study is not directly related to writing.
  • This program supports emerging writers whose work shows promise of excellence.
  • Applicants can be of any age, but must be in the early stages of their careers as fiction writers and will not have had the support needed to achieve major recognition for their work.
  • Emerging writer who has not yet had a novel or short story collection published by either a major or independent publisher and who is also not currently under contract to a publisher for a work of fiction.
  • Eligible applicants may have had stories or novel excerpts published in magazines, literary journals or online, but this is not a requirement.

Instructions for Applying:

Applicants who are interested can apply through the given link:

http://www.centerforfiction.org/submissions/index.php?page=login

Supporting Documents:

Have the following ready before you complete this application.

  • A fiction writing sample, not to exceed 7,500 words, submitted as a double-spaced Word document or PDF.
  • A one-page resume

Award Amount:

  • A grant of $5,000
  • The option to engage in a mentorship with a selected freelance editor
  • The opportunity to meet with agents who represent new writers
  • Free admission to all Center events for one year, including tickets to our First Novel Fete and benefit dinner as space allows
  • 30% discount on tuition at select writing workshops at the Center
  • Two public readings as part of our annual program of events and inclusion in an anthology distributed to industry professionals
  • A professional headshot with a photographer for personal publicity use

Detailed Information Link:

http://centerforfiction.org/forwriters/grants-and-awards/

Burg Simpson Scholarship Competition

At Burg Simpson, they recognize the importance of access to a good education. Hence, they launched the “Burg Simpson Scholarship Competition”. Any graduating high school seniors who are enrolled at Colorado accredited school can enter in this scholarship program.

Provided By:
Burg Simpson is one of United States leading plaintiff trial law firms. Established in 1976, by Michael S. Burg, Burg Simpson has 40 award-winning lawyers and offices in Colorado, Wyoming, Arizona, and Ohio.

Key Details:

  • Award Amount: Up to $11,500
  • Deadline: February 2, 2018
  • Winner Announcement: February 16, 2018

Eligibility:

This scholarship program is applicable for:

  • Any graduating high school senior enrolled in a Colorado accredited school can enter.
  • The Burg Simpson essay competition is not open to employees of the firm or their family members.

Instructions for Applying:

Applicants can apply online for this scholarship by the given link:

https://www.burgsimpson.com/charities/burg-simpson-college-scholarship-program/

Applicants must submit a complete essay as a part of the application by mail to:

Burg Simpson Essay Competition
40 Inverness Drive East
Englewood, Colorado 80112

Supporting Documents:

In order to apply you must write an original essay of 1,500 words or less that describes:

  • How the civil jury system in the United States is being threatened.
  • How the civil jury system protects your rights as a citizen.
  • The importance of preserving the civil jury system for future generations

Award Amount:

  • The scholarship will fund one scholarship of $2,500 and nine scholarships of $1,000 each will be awarded to graduating seniors to attend the college of their choice.
  • All 10 winners, their families, and a teacher of their choice will be invited to a dinner held in their honor.
  • Winners will also appear at center court during half-time of the Colorado State Boys Basketball Championship game at the Denver Coliseum Denver, Colorado on March 10, 2018.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.burgsimpson.com/charities/burg-simpson-college-scholarship-program/

Contact Information:

Have any query you can contact Corey Wheeland at (303) 792-5595, email cwheeland-at-burgsimpson.com

O’Brien Fellowship

At the Marquette University, the O’Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism is accepting applications for its 2018-19 class of O’Brien Fellows. To eligible, applicants should have at least five years of professional experience and produce journalism regularly as an employee or freelancer.

Provided By:
Marquette University is a Catholic, Jesuit University located near the heart of downtown Milwaukee, Wis. that offers a comprehensive range of majors in 11 nationally and internationally recognized colleges and schools.

Key Details:

  • Award Amount:$65,000
  • Deadline: January 26, 2018
  • Winner Announcement: Not known

Eligibility:

To receive the fellowship, a recipient must:

  • Applicants should have at least five years of professional experience and produce journalism regularly as an employee or freelancer.
  • Applicants may work as journalists for news or editorial departments of newspapers, wire services, radio, television, websites, online publications or magazines of general public interest.
  • There are no academic prerequisites.

Instructions for Applying:

The application can be completed by the given link:

http://www.marquette.edu/obrien-fellowship/application.php

Supporting Documents:

You will be required to submit the following:

  • Resume
  • Public Service Journalism Proposal
  • Personal Statement
  • Summary Bio
  • Work Samples
  • Awards, Fellowships, and Certificates
  • Letters of Recommendation

Award Amount:

  • A stipend of $65,000 for nine months for your salary, paid to your sponsoring organization, or directly to the fellow in the case of independent journalists.
  • A residency allowance based on family requirements for fellows moving to the Milwaukee metropolitan area for the duration of the fellowship: up to $4,000 for a single, married or partnered fellow, up to $6,000 for a fellow with one child, up to $7,000 for a fellow with two children, up to $8,000 for a fellow with three or more children. Fellows submit rent receipts from the rental property owner.
  • A moving allowance based on family size and distance. The allowance, covering the move to and from Milwaukee, ranges from $2,000 to $4,000 in total. (Fellows from the Milwaukee metropolitan area are not eligible for a moving allowance.)
  • A travel and research allowance up to $8,000. This covers project-related travel as well as technology, data and document costs and equipment needs.
  • Employee benefits continue to be paid by the fellow’s employer, where applicable. Please contact us if you have questions on this.
  • Fellows and their spouses are eligible for the fellowship for tuition remission (up to seven credits) for courses offered by Marquette University.

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.marquette.edu/obrien-fellowship/application.php

Contact Information:

If you have any question, contact Dave Umhoefer, O’Brien Fellowship Director, at (414) 288-5956 or by email at david.umhoefer-at-marquette.edu.

Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarship

The Vegetarian Resource Group (VRG) is pleased to announce “Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarship”. The scholarship is designed to graduating U.S. high school students who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities.

Provided By:
The Vegetarian Resource Group (VRG) is a non-profit, which educates the public & professionals on veganism, including issues of health, nutrition, ecology, ethics, and world hunger.

Key Details:

  • Award Amount: $20,000
  • Deadline: February 20, 2018
  • Winner Announcement: Not known

Eligibility:

To be eligible, the student must possess

  • Applicants must be graduating U.S. high school students.
  • Who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities are eligible to apply.

Instructions for Applying:

To download the application form you can check the given link:

http://www.vrg.org/student/scholarship_form.pdf

Applicant must send their complete application to The Vegetarian Resource Group, P.O. Box 1463, Baltimore, MD 21203.

Award Amount:

One award of $10,000 and two awards of $5,000 will be given.

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.vrg.org/student/scholar.htm

Contact Information:

For more information, you can call (410) 366-8343 or email vrg-at-vrg.org.

Davidson Fellows Scholarship

Davidson Institute for Talent Development is pleased to offer “The Davidson Fellows Scholarship”. U.S. citizens or a permanent resident who is residing in the United States or who are stationed overseas due to active U.S. military duties are eligible to apply.

Provided By:
Started in 1999, the Davidson Institute for Talent Development is a 501(c) 3 private operating foundation. Its mission is to recognize, nurture and support profoundly intelligent young people ages 18 and under, and to provide opportunities for them to develop their talents to make a positive difference.

Key Details:

  • Award Amount: Total $85,000
  • Deadline:February 14, 2018, 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time.
  • Winner Announcement:

Eligibility:

Scholarship Applicants must meet the following criteria

  • Be 18 or younger as of Oct. 1, 2018
  • Be a U.S. citizen residing in the United States, or a Permanent Resident of the United States residing in the United States, or be stationed overseas due to active U.S. military duty
  • Have completed a significant piece of work in one of the submission categories
  • Be able to demonstrate that the work is his or her own creation
  • Be able to attend, with at least one parent or guardian, the awards reception in Washington, D.C

Instructions for Applying:

The application must be completed by the given link:https://prd.davidsongifted.org/exmusl

Award Amount:

The Davidson Fellows Scholarship awards $50,000, $25,000 and $10,000 scholarships to extraordinary young people.

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.davidsongifted.org/Fellows-Scholarship

Contact Information:

If you have any questions, you may email DavidsonFellows-at-DavidsonGifted.org.

UNCF Charleston Family Trust Scholarship

 

In memory of Thomas and Lulu Charleston, the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) is pleased to provide the “Charleston Family Trust Scholarship”. To eligible, the applicant must be an African American and legal residents of the United States who are enrolled full-time at any 4-year accredited institution. The Charleston’s hard work and perseverance have given way for them to leave a part of their legacy to those who would otherwise be unable to pursue an education.

Provided By:

United Negro College Fund (UNCF) is the nation’s largest and most effective minority education organization. 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.

Key Details:

  • Award Amount:$3,000
  • Deadline: January 19, 2018
  • Winner Announcement: Not known

Eligibility:

In order to apply applicants must:

  • Be African American and legal residents of the United States.
  • Have a cumulative grade point average of a 2.5 on a 4.0 scale and submit an uploaded official or unofficial current college academic transcript which demonstrates this GPA.
  • Have completed a FAFSA and demonstrate a financial need based on the review of a Financial Aid office official.
  • Be enrolled full-time at any 4-year accredited institution.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply firstly you may log in or create an account through the given link: https://scholarships.uncf.org/Account/LogOn

Supporting Documents:

Applicants must submit the following:

  • Submit a (1) page personal statement on the topic of ‘Providing service to your community’.
  • Submit (1) letter of recommendation, to be submitted by reference via the online form.

Award Amount:

There are Three (3) awards of up to $3,000 available, it’s based upon a student’s unmet financial need.

Detailed Information Link:

https://scholarships.uncf.org/Program/Details/04a057c5-ae94-4bca-9078-11cc820989d9

Contact Information:

For any query, you can contact Ms. JaiSun McCormick at jaisun.mccormick-at-uncf.org

Hollister Co Anti-Bullying Scholarship Program

The National Society of High School Scholars Foundation (NSHSS) is glad to announce the“Hollister Co Anti-Bullying Scholarship Program”. The program is open to students who have academically persevered while experiencing bullying and for those who have led anti-bullying efforts in their schools and communities.

Provided By:

The National Society of High School Scholars Foundation (NSHSS) recognizes high-achieving student scholars in more than 160 countries. It is a membership organization with a mission of recognizing academic excellence among high-achieving students.

Key Details:

  • Award Amount: $2,500 each
  • Deadline: February 1, 2018
  • Winner Announcement: Not known

Eligibility:

To receive the scholarship, you must be

  • Applicants must be high school seniors with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Applicants may be the U.S. or international students.
  • Outstanding students who have academically persevered while experiencing bullying and for those who have led anti-bullying efforts in their schools and communities.
  • Applicants have minimum GPA of 3.0.

Instructions for Applying:

Applicants must complete the online applications by the given link:

http://nshssfoundation.org/hollister-co-anti-bullying-scholarship-application-2018/

Supporting Documents:

A potential candidate for a scholarship must submit:

  • Personal response to up to 500 words answering one of two questions provided on application
  • Transcript
  • Educator recommendation
  • Resume of honors and awards, leadership activities, community service activities, extra-curricular activities, internships and employment history

Award Amount:

  • The $2500 scholarships are renewable for up to three (3) years following the scholarship winner’s freshman year, depending on the student’s academic progress and continuing in full-time student status.
  • Scholarship funds will be sent to the university where the student enrolls and can be used for tuition, books, room& board, or other college-related expenses.

Detailed Information Link:

http://nshssfoundation.org/scholarships/hollister-co-anti-bullying-scholarship/

Poet Scholarships

Satisfaction means different things to different people. POET Llc. is looking for students who never want to be satisfied. So, if you are this type of person “Poet Scholarships” is for you. Any individual who will be enrolled in a full-time, undergraduate degree program at a two-year or four-year university, college or technical schools are eligible to apply.

Provided By:
POET LLC is a U.S. biofuel company that specializes in the creation of bioethanol. The mission of the POET is to be good stewards of the Earth by converting renewable resources to energy and other valuable goods as effectively as humanly possible.

Key Details:

  • Award Amount: Total $50,000 (10,000 each)
  • Deadline:February 3, 2018
  • Winner Announcement:

Eligibility:

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

  • Any individual who will be enrolled in a full-time, undergraduate degree program at a two-year or four-year university, college or technical school located in any state within the United States of America during the upcoming academic year.
  • Applicant must have a parent, spouse, sibling, aunt/uncle or grandparent who works at any POET location.
  • Applicants must be U.S. citizen.

Instructions for Applying:

Application for the scholarship must complete by the given link:

https://www.poet.com/scholarship

Supporting Documents:

The scholarship recipient’s school must provide:

  • Essay 1 response (500 – 700 words) to the question: “How will you use your passion to change the world?”
  • Essay 2 responses (200 – 300 words) to the question: “How do you think biofuels can lead to a more sustainable future?”
  • Fill-in field for degree of study or planned degree of study
  • Two letters of reference from a professor, instructor, adviser, teacher, supervisor, or other professional
  • Optional: Video essay
  • Optional PDF: Resume or other supporting materials. As part of the final interview process, the applicant may be asked to provide a resume and transcript.

Award Amount:

  • The scholarship awards ten (10) annual scholarships in amounts of up to $5,000 each.
  • POET never satisfied scholars who later apply and are accepted for a POET internship will receive a $500 sign-on bonus.
  • Recipients of POET Never Satisfied Scholarships may be invited to spend up to a day on POET’s Sioux Falls campus during the academic year.
  • This visit is optional and may take place during the spring, summer or fall. POET will work with scholarship recipients to determine mutually convenient visit dates.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.poet.com/scholarship

Contact Information:

Have any query you can contact to Never Satisfied Scholarship Committee Attn: POET Communications Department, 4615 N Lewis Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57104 and email atPOET.Communications-at-poet.com

The Robert T. Kenney Scholarship Program

The American Savings Foundation would like to announce its “The Robert T. Kenney Scholarship Program”. Those students who are attending or planning to attend a community college, 4-year College or university, or technical/vocational program may apply.

Provided By:

The American Savings Foundation is an independent charitable foundation dedicated to strengthening the community by supporting education, human services, and the arts.

Key Details:

  • Award Amount:$1,000 – $3,500
  • Deadline:March 31, 2018
  • Winner Announcement: Not known

Eligibility:

To receive The Robert T. Kenney Scholarship Program, a beneficiary:

  • In 2016, 58% of our new recipients were first-generation college students – meaning neither parent has received a bachelor’s degree.
  • Students attending or planning to attend a community college, 4-year College or university, or technical/vocational program may apply.
  • Applicants must live in one of the 64 Connecticut towns served by American Savings Foundation.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply online for this scholarship program applicant must check the given link:

https://asfdn.egrant.net/login.aspx?PIID=147&OID=1

All required attachments must be mail to- American Savings Foundation, 185 Main Street, New Britain, CT 06051.

Supporting Documents:

To apply, students must be ready to submit the following

  • Student Aid Report (SAR) – this is the report that you receive after you complete your 2018-2019 FAFSA
  • Two (2) Letters of Recommendation- from teachers, guidance counselors, or others who know their academic and/or community service work well.
  • Current high school seniors- Some area high schools can provide transcripts electronically.
  • Current college freshmen- Submit a copy of BOTH your fall 2017 grades and your high school transcript. Unofficial copies will be accepted.
  • Current college sophomores and above- Submit a copy of your current transcript. Unofficial copies will be accepted.

Award Amount:

The scholarship awards range from $1,000 – $3,500 for the academic year.

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.asfdn.org/scholarships.php

Contact Information:

If you have any questions, you can email Heather Hokunson at hhokunson-at-asfdn.org

FQXi Essay Contest

The Foundational Questions Institute styled FQXi is pleased to offer a contest program termed as “FQXi Essay Contest”. Anyone around the world can apply for this contest except foundation’s employees and consultants.

Provided By:

The Foundational Questions Institute, styled FQXi, is an organization that provides grants to “catalyze, support, and disseminate research on questions at the foundations of physics and cosmology.

Key Details:

  • Award Amount: US$40,000
  • Deadline: January 22, 2018
  • Winner Announcement: May 1 to 8, 2018

Eligibility:

This contest program is applicable for:

  • Entries will be welcomed from any country, however, they must be written in English.
  • The Contest is open to everybody except employees and consultants (including Contest judges) of the Sponsors (Fetzer Franklin Fund, The Peter and Patricia Gruber Foundation, Submit, and the Foundational Questions Institute) and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies (collectively, the “Contest Entities”) and their family/household members (defined as parents, spouse, children, siblings, grandparents).

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, the applicant must write and submit an essay to create an account or log in through the given link: https://fqxi.org/community/login

Eligible essays must comply with these guidelines:

  • The body of the essay may not exceed 25,000 characters (not including spaces). To ensure your submission fits the character count, you can use their online character counter.
  • The length of the body of the essay must not exceed 9 pages, including figures and equations, calculated based on a standard 8 ½ x 11-inch single-sided page with 1-inch margins.
  • Color figures, as well as hyperlinks within the document, are acceptable.
  • Although FQXi will accept essays from anyone anywhere, the essay must be submitted in English.

Award Amount:

  • The contest will be awarded a total of $40,000 the prizes include:
  • First Prize: US$10,000
  • Second Prize: US$5,000 each
  • Third Prize: US$2,000 each
  • Fourth Prize: US$1,000 each
  • Judging Panel Discretionary Prizes: various amounts, not to exceed US$10,000 total
  • First and Second Prize Winners will receive a nomination for FQXi Membership if the applicant is not already a Member.

Detailed Information Link:

https://fqxi.org/community/essay/rules

Kindest Kansas Citiain Essay contest

Synergy Services, Inc. is now offering the Kindest Kansas Citiain Essay Contest that gives an opportunity for students to reflect on the importance of kindness. The contest is open to students from kindergarten through 12th grade. Each winner will receive a minimum of a $200 gift card to a major retail store.

Provided By:
Synergy Services, Inc. began in 1970 as Synergy House, the only shelter for runaway and homeless youth in western Missouri. Through the years, a series of both serendipitous and strategic mergers expanded the organization’s reach to include young children and women victimized by abuse.

Key Details:

  • Award Amount: A $200 gift card to a major retail store
  • Deadline: February 2, 2018, 5 pm on Friday
  • Winner Announcement: Not Known

Eligibility:

This scholarship program is applicable for:

  • Eligible submissions must be in grades equivalent to 6th-12th, for the 2017-2018 school year.
  • A video team can be comprised of students representing a school organization, a group of friends, etc.
  • Teams participating through student support organizations, including private, parochial, and/or home schools are also eligible.

Instructions for Applying:

Application form of the contest program can be downloaded by the given link:

http://www.synergyservices.org/userfiles/image/KKC_Essay_Packet_2018.doc

All applications and material should be addressed to

Synergy Services – KKC
400 E. 6th Street
Parkville Missouri, 64152

Supporting Documents:

In order to apply applicants need to make a video and your video must be 30 to 90 seconds in length.

  • Videos must be QuickTime/MOV, WMV, MPEG or AVI and submitted via YouTube.
  • Be creative, your video can be any of the following and more: a poem, short documentary, interviews with the people they have impacted, a song, a play, etc.
  • Use appropriate language, actions, and attire during the video. Avoid profane language, violence, sex or personal attacks on people or organizations.
  • Videos must comply with copyright rules and regulations. Sources of information and materials used (i.e. music) must be properly acknowledged and credited in the video.
  • Your video may not contain any endorsement, solicitation, commercial, or similar content advocating for or against candidates for office, political issues, or commercial products.
  • Your video must be original content for this contest. Do not submit a video that has been submitted elsewhere.
  • Obtain release forms for all of the people featured in your video. Examples of release forms are available through your school and Synergy Services.
  • Videos that are submitted without an entry form will not be judged.

Award Amount:

  • One winner will be drawn for each of the two (2) groups below. Each winner will receive a minimum of a $200 gift card to a major retail store.
  • If your video is selected as one of the top 20 submissions, three members of your team will be invited to attend the awards dinner at no cost.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.developingcareer.com/kindest-kansas-citiain-essay-contest/

Contact Information:

Have any query regarding this contest you can e-mail kbromley-at-synergyservices.org or call 816.505.4936

Cooke Foundation Young Scholars Program

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is glad to announce “Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Young Scholars Program”.  The program provides a selective 5-year pre-college scholarship for high-performing 7th-grade students with financial need. The candidate who will win the scholarship program will receive a award in the amount of $40,000 per year.

Host Institution:

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is a private, independent foundation dedicated to advancing the education of exceptionally promising students who have financial need. The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is dedicated to advancing the education of exceptionally promising students who have financial need.

Eligibility:

Scholarship Applicants must meet the following criteria

  • Currently be in 7th grade
  • Reside and plan to attend high school in the U.S. or U.S. territory
  • Earn grades of all or mostly As with no Cs in core academic subjects during 6th and 7th grade (English/Language Arts, Math, Science, /History)
  • Have a family adjusted gross income of less than $95,000
  • Be willing to participate in multi-week residential summer programs, including two required Cooke scholar programs after 8th and 11th grades

Instructions for Applying:

In order to apply you may check the given link:

http://www.jkcf.org/scholarship-programs/young-scholars/

Supporting Documents:

A potential candidate for a scholarship must submit:

  • Basic information– Address, phone, email, gender, date of birth, and primary language is spoken at home.
  • Academics– Grades for core classes in 6th and 7th grade, state standardized test scores, SAT or ACT scores (if taken).
  • Honors– Up to five honors or awards from 6th grade to present, including a short answer about why the listed award is important to the applicant.
  • Activities– Up to five activities in which the applicant spends a significant time outside of class.  These can include clubs, extracurricular activities, hobbies, academic groups, volunteer activities, or family responsibilities.
  • Short Answers– Questions about academic and personal experiences.
  • Long Essay– Applicants choose from one of several topics and submit a long-form response, intended to help the scholarship selection committee get to know the applicant better. This essay should reveal more about character, leadership abilities, interests, creativity, goals, and other traits that make the applicant a unique person.
  • Uploaded materials– Documents that need to be scanned and uploaded to the online application include:
  • Report Cards– All grades and marks from the beginning of 6th grade through the most recent grading period (semester, trimester, mid-term, six weeks, etc.).
  • Test Score Reports – The official score report from the applicant’s state standardized testing. If the applicant has taken the SAT or ACT through a regional talent center, they should also submit those score reports.

Award Description:

  • Identifying an appropriately rigorous high school.
  • Engaging in four-year planning and goal-setting.
  • Funding for academic and extracurricular opportunities, such as music and art lessons, supplemental academic classes, and technology.
  • Annual summer programs, including two required Young Scholar summer programs.
  • Year-round Young Scholar community programming.
  • Networking opportunities with a high-achieving peer community.
  • Special consideration for a Cooke College Scholarship for up to $40,000 per year.

Deadline:

The application for the 2018 Young Scholars Program opens on Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.jkcf.org/scholarship-programs/young-scholars/

Alamo Colleges Foundation scholarships

The “Alamo Colleges Districts” is inviting applications for “Alamo Colleges Foundation scholarships”. Students who are graduating from high school, currently enrolled college students, former college students, or the first time in college students may apply for scholarships. The award amount of the scholarship varies according to the program.

Host Institution:

The Alamo Colleges District is a network of five community colleges in San Antonio and Universal City, Texas, and serving the Greater San Antonio metropolitan area.

Eligibility:

Scholarship Applicants must meet the following criteria

  • Be enrolled at any of the Alamo Colleges.
  • Be enrolled full time (12+ hours) or part-time (6-11 hours), depending on scholarship criteria.
  • Be pursuing an Associate Degree, Certificate of Completion, or transfer program at the Alamo Colleges.
  • Have and maintain a satisfactory grade point average (GPA):  2.00 – 4.00
  • Maintain satisfactory academic progress as required by Student Financial Services.
  • Be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen.

Instructions for Applying:

The online application must be completed by the given link:

https://wsecure.alamo.edu/scholarship/application.aspx

Supporting Documents:

In order to apply applicants must write an essay should not be more than 250 words. In your essay, you must answer the following three (3) essay questions.

  • Describe your background and life experiences to include any challenges or successes. Explain how these experiences prompted you to pursue a higher education.
  • Describe your educational, career and life goals. Explain your plan for achieving these goals. Include your certificate/degree plan, why you selected it, and how earning a certificate/degree will help you achieve your goals.
  • Explain how receiving a scholarship will help you achieve your goals.

Submitting Details:

All transcript and essay must be sent to the address and/or email below for scholarship consideration.

Alamo Colleges Foundation, Inc.
District Office of Institutional Advancement
1819 N. Main Avenue
San Antonio, Texas 78212-3941

Email: dst-foundation-at-alamo.edu

Award Description:

The scholarship award amount of the scholarship varies according to the program.

Deadline:

Application deadline for the scholarship is Sunday, April 1, 2018.

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.alamo.edu/foundation/scholarships/

SVA Raytheon Patriot Scholarship

The Student Veterans of America (SVA) pleased to offer “SVA Raytheon Patriot Scholarship” to student veterans demonstrating a commitment to and passion for their chosen field of study. Students who are entering in their sophomore, junior, or senior year of undergraduate study, or be enrolled in a graduate program for the current academic year can apply. The total worth of the scholarship is $20,000.

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.

Eligibility:

All Scholarship applicants must be:

  • Be a U.S. Army veteran.
  • Be entering their sophomore, junior, or senior year of undergraduate study, or be enrolled in a graduate program for the current academic year.
  • Be attending full-time at an accredited four-year college or university in the U.S.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to and passion for their chosen field of study.
  • Demonstrate leadership and engagement in their community.
  • Be a current student veteran (includes members of the National Guard or Reserve), as demonstrated by a DD 214 and current transcript.
  • Have received an honorable discharge must be a veteran in good standing.

Instructions for Applying:

Applications for the scholarship can be applied by the given link:

https://studentveterans.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9Gq0TzQqJxVWXZj

Supporting Documents:

Applicants must submit the following:

  • 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 three essay questions
  • DD 214, Certificate of Discharge
  • Letter of Reference
  • Applicants must write an essay maximum of 300-500 words. You must provide answers to the following three essay questions in one document.
  1. 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.
  2. Briefly describe what it means to you to have served in the U.S Army. Provide information if your assignment included service as part of a Patriot unit.
  3. Please provide an example of how you have demonstrated leadership. Explain how you were influential and what you were trying to achieve. This does not have to 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 letters must be sent by the author, signed by the author, and be on official letterhead. Letters can also be mailed to:

Student Veterans of America c/o Raytheon-SVA Scholarship Committee
1012 14th Street NW, Suite 1200,
Washington D.C. 20005

Award Description:

The scholarship provides two (2) $10,000 scholarships to student veterans who will win.

Deadline:

The deadline for all materials to be submitted is April 10th, 2018 at 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time.

Detailed Information Link:

https://studentveterans.org/programs/scholarships?layout=edit&id=705

CCJ Media Changemaker Scholarship & Couric Fellowship

Interested in journalism or media studies? Compete to earn a full-tuition scholarship and paid summer fellowships in media! At the Mercer University, the applications are invited for “CCJ Media Changemaker Scholarship & Couric Fellowship”.  The scholars who will win earn 4-year scholarships, up to full tuition.

Host Institution:

The University brings to the Center a long and proud history of preparing journalists that date back to the early 20th century. In 1920 Mercer established a School of Journalism that was recognized as an “A”-grade school by the Association of Schools of Journalism and Mass Communication.

Eligibility:

This scholarship program is applicable for:

  • Students interested in journalism or media studies.
  • You will also need to attend the Media Changemaker Scholar Competition on January 20 and be interviewed by CCJ representatives.
  • CCJ also selects incoming John M. Couric Media Fellowships.

Instructions for Applying:

In order for an application to consider all interested applicant may check the given link:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/10I2YohPXn7HE7-borHMyN6X2B6zE8WqS1wJXsuUR74w/viewform?ts=59dd1cb3&edit_requested=true

Award Description:

  • Media Changemaker Scholars earn 4-year scholarships, up to full tuition.
  • These programs provide paying summer jobs at leading media organizations throughout the country, funded by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
  • Media Changemaker Scholars receive four-year scholarships to Mercer—up to and including full-tuition, a value of over $140,000.

Deadline:

Applications will no longer be accepted after January 13, 2018.

Detailed Information Link:

http://ccj.mercer.edu/scholarship/