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MAPA Scholarship

February 24, 2017 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

The Minnesota Association of Public Accountants is offering a scholarship to students who meet the following requirements:

  • Student must be accounting majors
  • Student must have a GPA of at least 2.5
  • Download the scholarship application at the website below

Visit the scholarship website here.

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GOEDEKER’S APPLIANCES ANNUAL COLLEGE BOOK SCHOLARSHIP

February 22, 2017 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

Do you have a passion for learning and want to further your education? Do you want to improve your chances of employment by earning a college degree?

We all know that, in today’s economy, scraping together funds to attend college can be a challenge. Tuition alone can be a burden, but related expenses such as room & board, textbooks, and other materials add up quickly. It is easy to feel overwhelmed and discouraged, wishing for some relief.

Goedeker’s believes in your potential and would love to see you flourish. That is why we are offering a $500 grand prize scholarship toward costly college textbooks.

About Goedeker’s

Goedeker’s is a St. Louis-based, family-oriented company that has been in operation since 1951. We are dedicated to excellence in service, convenience in shopping, and offering quality products at affordable prices. We sell an expansive selection of name brand kitchen appliances, washers and dryers, mattresses, and other home furnishings, both online and at our showroom location.

APPLYING FOR A SCHOLARSHIP

Write an essay about why attending college and your field of study are important to you. Give us some insight into your personal background, your philosophy about learning, why you chose your field in particular, and any other information you feel is relevant. These will be judged based on originality, creativity, organization of thought, and proper spelling, punctuation, and grammar.

Awards Available

The grand prize is a $500 scholarship. Two $100 scholarships will also be awarded to honorable mention entries.

This scholarship applies toward the fall 2017 semester. It is not meant to cover the expenses of summer classes.

These scholarships will be granted through our contest annually.

Submission Requirements

  • Essay length should be 300 words minimum
  • Proof that you have a 3.0 GPA or higher (Unofficial transcripts meet this requirement.)
  • For homeschoolers: provide a parent-generated transcript
  • Clear contact information (name, mailing address, preferred means of contact)
  • A few sentences about yourself and a recent photo of yourself which will be used for publicity purposes on the Goedeker’s Home Life blog
  • Proof that you are enrolled in an accredited college for the spring 2017 semester OR proof that you have been accepted at an accredited college for the fall 2017 semester

 

Please attach the items listed above to an email and send them to scholarship@goedekers.com. For the subject line, write “Scholarship Essay Entry – (your name).”

Eligibility

Any student that is enrolled in an accredited college is eligible to participate. This includes any grade level, freshman to senior; undergrad and graduate alike are eligible. Even if you are a transfer student, non-traditional student, studying abroad, or taking classes online, you can enter. Any major or field of study is acceptable.

High school seniors that are enrolled in an accredited college, either for a dual credit program or for the upcoming semester, are eligible to enter as well.

You must either be enrolled for the spring 2017 or registered for the fall 2017 semester. Being enrolled in summer classes does not make you eligible to enter.

Deadline to Enter

We will consider submissions of essays until the entry deadline, which is July 9, 2017, at 12am CDT.

WINNERS ANNOUNCED

The honorable mentions will be awarded on August 14 and August 15, 2017.

The grand prize will be awarded on August 16, 2017.

All announcements will be made on Goedeker’s Home Life blog, which can be found here.

Accepting the Scholarship Award

Once an entrant is notified of winning, the entrant has three days to respond and accept the scholarship award. If the selected winner does not respond within the allotted time, another winner will be chosen.

Once the winners are announced, awards have been accepted, and valid mailing addresses have been obtained, Goedeker’s will mail the winners a check for the amount of the scholarship they won. Or if your institution of learning would prefer to handle the awards, we will send them the check and they can apply the amount to your student account accordingly.

 

To apply for the scholarship, visit the website here!

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The Phoenix Injury Lawyers at Abels & Annes, P.C. Video Scholarship Contest

February 22, 2017 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

The Phoenix injury attorneys and car accident lawyers at Abels & Annes, P.C. are well aware of how expensive higher education can be for students and their families. To help with this matter, Abels & Annes, P.C. is proud to announce an annual $1,500 college scholarship video contest. Details about the contest and how to apply follow in the information below.

The personal injury law firm of Abels & Annes, P.C. is excited to announce our second annual Scholarship Essay Contest. Students who will be attending a college or university in 2018 as an undergraduate or law student in the United States are eligible to apply.

Scholarship Awards:

Two (2) scholarships of $ 1,000 each will be awarded, with one scholarship awarded to an undergraduate student and one scholarship awarded to a law school student.

Who Can Apply:

Any current high school senior, undergraduate, or law student who will be attending an accredited college, university or law school in 2018 in the United States is eligible for the Abels & Annes, P.C. Scholarship.

Essay Topic And How To Apply:

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported a total of 9,262 people killed in 2014 due to speeding-related accidents. In order to eliminate the consequences of speeding, all strategies such as visible speed enforcement cameras should be considered.

While many agree that the installation of visible speed enforcement cameras has increased the safety of drivers on the road, others have argued that these cameras can lead to dangerous traffic situations.

Based on your research, do you support the installation of visible speed enforcement cameras? Why or why not?

Submission Deadline:

To be considered, your materials for the scholarship must be submitted to info@abelsannes.com by December 15, 2017 9 AM CST. The winners of the scholarships will be announced on or before March 1, 2018.

Purpose of Scholarship:

The legal team at Abels & Annes, P.C. knows firsthand how beneficial an education is and how it can transform lives. But with the rising costs of education, more and more students find themselves struggling to make ends meet. Our desire is to help deserving applicants succeed in the classroom by taking some of the financial burden off their shoulders, allowing them to thrive in their chosen fields.

Applicants can be pursuing any type of degree or career path that will enable them to succeed in the future through any accredited college or university in the nation. Simply put, we feel that all types of education are important and we want our scholarship to benefit the overall education of a student without restrictions.

Please click here to apply. 

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The Cameraseals Scholarship – A $1000 Scholarship For Students

February 22, 2017 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

Who Can Apply For This Scholarship

  1. Students, who are in universities or college, are qualified to apply for this scholar requirement. High school students or students under 18 need to have their permission from parents or supervisors.
  2. Anyone with interests and hobbies in becoming a photographer or videographer.

Scholarship Requirements

The requirements are simple.

The participant will have to write an essay (minimally 1000 words) about photography or videography.

Importantly, the essay should help the readers to deeply understand the nature of being photographers or videographers

Other than that, the essay should be:

  • Original (Your own work)
  • Actionable ( The readers can apply to themselves)
  • Creative (Stand out from other submitted essay)

After you complete the essay, send it to scholarship@cameraseals.com before the end of November ( 30 Nov 2017).

You should provide these as you submit your essay:

  1. Your full name with personal contact information
  2. Which college/university you are studying
  3. Your student ID

Scholarship Awards

The winner will be chosen out from all submitting essays on 10 December 2017 and a $1000 check will be sent to your college/university within a week (17 December 2017)

The winning essay will also be posted on our site to encourage other students to participate in the scholarship next year.

To apply for the scholarship, visit the website here!

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Citrix RightSignature Signature Stories Scholarship

February 22, 2017 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

Awarding $10,000 in scholarship money to students who display individuality and personal integrity

It takes a lot of courage to put your name next to something. In 2009, Daryl Bernstein put his name — along with a lot of hard work — into launching RightSignature, with a mission to change the way the world does business by providing easy, accessible electronic signatures. Now a part of Citrix, the individuality and integrity of RightSignature and its founders continues through the Citrix RightSignature Scholarship Essay Contest. This scholarship is designed to help students pay for their education as they seek to make their own name in the world.

Scholarship Awards

Citrix RightSignature will award $10,000 in scholarship awards to the top three students who submit the best essays. Finalists will be chosen by a panel of judges, including RightSignature founder Daryl Bernstein.

 

1st Place – $5,000
2nd Place – $3,000
3rd Place – $2,000

 

Deadline

Submissions are due by May 15th, 2017. Winners will be announced in late June.

Essay Prompt

A signature has many uses. Whether it’s being used to finalize a contract, serve as a souvenir, or sign a petition, your signature is an indelible symbol of your individuality and personal integrity. Tell us about a signature you have either given or received that was important in your life.

Application Tips

Essays should be 600-800 words. Be creative, use proper grammar, check your spelling and — most importantly — be yourself!

To submit your essay and apply, visit the website here!

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Green Visionary Scholarship

February 22, 2017 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

Eligibility

NewSouth Window is awarding one lucky student a $1,000 scholarship. Please review the qualifications and deadlines below and apply!

Applicants must meet the following qualifications:

  • Full-time, U.S. undergraduate seeking a degree in marketing, business management, sales or related field.
  • Must have a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA and provide a copy of their school transcript.
  • Submit an original 1,000 – 1,500 word essay entitled “Green Visionary Scholarship.” The paper must be signed with the student’s full name and .edu email address.

The student must answer the following essay prompt:

NewSouth Window is dedicated to manufacturing and installing the most energy-efficient windows and doors for our customers, helping contribute to a healthier planet. It’s our mission to create a world where houses are built around products crafted with energy efficient materials that have a natural ability to both withstand inclement weather and prevent heat transfer. Fortunately, we’re not alone in this mission, and it’s possible to find these types of products for nearly every part of a home. With the rise in “green” construction at the forefront of our industry, what do you believe is the next innovative, energy-saving approach to home building or visionary product that will make construction more sustainable?

How to Apply

Mail your official transcript and essay to:
Attn: Amy Rahn
4901 Oak Fair Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33610

Important Dates

Essay must be postmarked by June 1st, annually.
Disbursement awarded by July 1st, annually.

Terms and Conditions 

  • The Green Visionary Scholarship award will be submitted to the financial aid office that corresponds the student’s primary .edu email address.
  • The essays submitted will be judged by NewSouth Window scholarship team based on creativity and writing ability.
  • Once the winner is chosen, the student may be asked to provide personal identification information to confirm enrollment.
  • NewSouth Window will withhold the award if the applicant does not meet the eligibility requirements at the time of disbursement.
  • In the event that no applicant meets the scholarship’s requirements for academic achievement and writing aptitude, NewSouth Window reserves the right to withhold disbursement.
  • NewSouth Window employees and immediate family are not eligible to apply.

To apply visit the website here!

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2017 Kitchen Cabinet Kings Entrepreneur Scholarship

February 22, 2017 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

Kitchen Cabinet Kings was founded by two entrepreneurs and is a leading supplier of kitchen and bathroom cabinets nationwide. In 2010, we started as just two guys with a dream to disrupt the cabinet industry and today we’re fortunate to have thousands of satisfied customers throughout the country.

As members of the Young Entrepreneur Council, we provide entrepreneurs with the resources and social capital they need to succeed. Today, our commitment to helping entrepreneurs is stronger than ever, and to that end we are proud to introduce the Kitchen Cabinet Kings Entrepreneur Scholarship, designed to help young entrepreneurs afford the rising costs of education.

SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

Kitchen Cabinet Kings will award one (1) $5,000 scholarship for the best submitted entry determined by our team. The scholarship will be awarded in check form, made payable directly to the winner.

SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE

The deadline to enter is April 30th, 2017.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

To apply, candidates must be a USA citizen and enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited American university.

TOPIC

What areas or industries provide the greatest opportunities for small business owners to innovate and succeed?

HOW TO APPLY

Enter your information and attach your essay to the form below to submit your application.

To submit your essay and apply for the scholarship visit the website here!

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The AgoraPulse Social Media Management Scholarship

February 22, 2017 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

A $1,000 Scholarship For Emerging Social Media Geniuses

The AgoraPulse Social Media Management Scholarship is a highly competitive award for high school and college students interested in Social Media Management. Unlike most scholarships which simply require good luck to win, the AgoraPulse scholarship puts the tools for winning in your hands by judging your entry on your ability to appreciate and explain genius social media management!

Students applying must submit a brief essay explaining the best use of social media management — the act of engaging with a targeted audience on social media to increase brand visibility and build trust and top of mind awareness — that they have seen.

In 5 paragraphs or less, you should share what you saw (feel free to link to it if its online), how it made you feel, the call-to-action, and ultimately explain why you feel it was the best use of social media that you have ever seen for the purposes of achieving business goals (typically increasing revenue and profits through increased brand visibility and top of mind awareness).

Studying in the fields of Business, Marketing, Computer Science, Communications, or IT are recommended but not required. Being passionate about social media is an absolute must. We’re always excited to see what the next generation of marketing leaders thinks is great social media management!

This is a $1,000 scholarship, and is awarded on December 20th of each year.

The deadline to apply for this scholarship is December 15th of each year.

To apply visit the website here

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Martial Arts Scholarship Essay Contest

February 22, 2017 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

At MMA Life (a TMK Media company) we believe in the importance of martial arts in developing character and fostering personal growth. That is why we are offering one $1,000 merit-based scholarship for those who have participated in an organized martial arts program. If you have ever participated in organized martial arts (past or present), this scholarship is for you.

To apply for the scholarship, please follow the instructions below.

Instructions for scholarship application

Essay must be 500-1000 words in length. The essay must answer the question “What role has martial arts played in fostering your growth as a person?”

Submit essay in .doc form to scholarship@mmalife.com

Submit proof of participation in organized martial arts such as:

Copy of payment to school/club
Copy of contract with school/club
Link to website or social media site showing your enrollment in the school/club
Personal reference from instructor on a letterhead

   Note: If you are unsure what qualifies as proof of membership, please reach out to us at           scholarship(at)mmalife(dot)com and we will be happy to guide you.

Submit proof of enrollment at a community/junior college, 4-year college, or university, such as:

College acceptance letter
Undergraduate transcript
Copy of tuition payment for current/previous term

Note: Please do not submit personally identifiable information (such as credit card # or SSN) in the e-mail. We do not need that information and do not request it. As such, please keep yourself safe and do not send that information to us. If your proof of enrollment contains such information, please remove it prior to sending it to us.

Eligibility requirements

Essay must be submitted by May 30, 2017 11:59PM EST for consideration

Must be pursuing a degree at a community/junior college, 4-year college, or university during Fall    semester/quarter of 2017

Must have a minimum 2.5 undergraduate GPA or 3.0 high school GPA if no prior college experience

Scholarship results notification

All applicants will be notified of their application’s result by July 30, 2017 11:59PM EST

The (one) winner will be contacted and the payment will be made directly via wire, check, or Paypal on August 1, 2017. A Scholarship Award Letter will also be sent out on the same date.

The winner’s name will be displayed on this page.

This scholarship is considered an “outside scholarship,” or a scholarship not awarded by the government or school. As such, the winner of  the scholarship is responsible for reporting the scholarship amount to the school’s financial aid office, if applicable. Outside scholarships are considered resources, meaning that they reduce your financial aid package dollar for dollar.

List of Martial Arts (not all inclusive)

Here is a list of martial arts that would make you eligible for this scholarship. By no means is this list exhaustive. If you have questions about whether or not something you’ve taken qualifies as a martial art, please refer to this exhaustive list on Wikipedia.

 

To apply to this scholarship visit the website here

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Hackard Law Academic Scholarship 2017

February 21, 2017 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

The Hackard Law 2017 Academic Scholarship is a $2,500 prize awarded to college and university students in the United States for awareness of elder issues in estate law.

Conditions of Eligibility

To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must be:

• A United States citizen.

• 18 years of age or older at the time the scholarship is awarded.

• Enrolled as a student in a United States college or university at the time the scholarship is awarded.

• In good academic standing with their higher educational institution.

Essay Topic

To have a chance at being awarded with the Hackard Law 2017 Scholarship, students must write concisely on the following theme:

What actions have you taken to honor and assist elders in your family or community?

Essay Guidelines

The essay should be 500 words in length. Please make your submission electronically via email in MS Word or PDF format.

When you submit your essay to Hackard Law, you are granting all copyright ownership of this essay to Hackard Law, as well as permission to post your essay (or excerpts thereof) on Hackard Law’s website with your name and that of your school, and permission to post your essay (or excerpts thereof) on all Hackard Law social media platforms and any firm marketing materials. Hackard Law may publish all finalists’ essays (or excerpts thereof), their names and those of their schools. Essays will be checked by firm software for plagiarism, and any instances of plagiarism will result in automatic disqualification.

Submission Guidelines

Please submit the following materials and information to Hackard Law:

• Your essay, in MS Word or PDF format;

• Your name and contact information (address and phone number);

• Proof of age and US citizenship (copy of birth certificate, driver’s license, or passport);

• Proof you are enrolled in a United States college or university (from the office of your school registrar).

Hackard Law will not share your information with anyone with the exception of your name and that of your school if we post your essay (or excerpts thereof) on our site or social media platforms.

No fees to submit the scholarship are required, nor do applicants have to submit their Social Security Number. The scholarship winner will be asked to send a photo to be posted Hackard Law’s website. Please submit your application to: scholarship@hackardlaw.com

Submission Deadline and Payment of Scholarship

The deadline to submit your application is Tuesday, August 15th, 2017.

The winner of the Hackard Law 2017 Scholarship will be announced, with payment issued, on or before Friday, September 15th, 2017.

A one-time, non-renewable scholarship in the amount of $2,500 will be awarded to the winning applicant. Good luck!

 

P.S. Visit the scholarship website here!

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