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Internet Providers $1000 Scholarship

August 29, 2016 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

Is the Internet’s Effect on Society Positive or Negative?

Two winners will be selected!

The internet has shaped modern life in too many ways to count. It places infinite amounts of information at our fingertips — and enables anyone with a computer to broadcast their opinions around the world. It allows each of us to connect with people we’ve never met, both in common interests and in heated online arguments.

There’s no getting around it: the internet affects our social lives both individually and globally. In your opinion, are these effects primarilypositive (leading to an increased cultural awareness and solidarity) or negative (exaggerating tensions between cultures that don’t see eye-to-eye)? Take a position and argue your point. Historical references, current events, anecdotes, and philosophy are all fair game. Be as specific and persuasive as possible. You could win a $1,000 scholarship toward your college expenses.

 

How to enter

  • Respond. Write a 400-600 word essay on how the internet has impacted modern society. Argue whether these effects are primarily positive or negative and explain your reasoning.
  • Post. Publish your essay on a blog or other site of your choice.
  • Submit. Use the form on this page to submit your information and the URL of your posted response.

 

A few tips

  • Feel free to reference (and cite) external sources. Links to credible sources can strengthen your argument.
  • Only submit your own work. Responses that contain plagiarized material won’t be eligible to win.
  • Responses that are fewer than 400 words or more than 600 words will not be considered.
  • We must receive your submission no later than 5:00pm EST on November 21, 2016. We will not be able to accept late submissions.

Follow this link to submit your work to the scholarship website.

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Hackard Law Scholarship

August 29, 2016 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.

Promoting education on elder issues goes hand-in-hand with renewed respect for our elders. With that goal in mind, Hackard Law is honored to provide a one-time, non-renewable scholarship of $2,500 to one college student who wins the Hackard Law 2017 Scholarship Essay Contest.

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:

(2017 essay topic to be announced shortly.)

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!

 

Visit the scholarship website here.

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TractorJoe $1000 Scholarship

August 29, 2016 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

At TractorJoe, we understand the value and advantages that come from getting an education. We also like to help those that need a little boost in order to pursue and enrich their “field” of knowledge. Tuition, housing, books and supplies have all risen in cost and make studying agricultural programs at a college or university harder and harder every year.

This year, we’re helping a little by offering an annual $1,000 scholarship to individuals attending or planning to attend an agricultural college or graduate school.

In order to apply, the applicants must submit a 500 to 1,000 word essay on the following subject: “Life of a Farmer”

We will choose 5 finalists and post their essays on our social media and blog pages.

The finalists will be responsible for promoting their entries on their respective social media networks – the finalist with the most Facebook Likes on their essay page will win and the scholarship amount will be paid directly to him.

In order to participate, you must be either enrolled or planning on attending a college or graduate program in agricultural studies. Essays must be received by December 31st, 2016 and should be sent to ra@tractorjoe.com.

View our Terms & Conditions page for more information.

  • - First round of applicants must be received by May 31st, 2017
  • - Applications should be emailed to ra@tractorjoe.com
  • - Applicants should include their name, address, phone number, link to their facebook profile, school the applicant is attending or plans to attend.
  • - Five scholarship finalists will be selected after a minimum of 1,000 entries

We look forward to receiving your submission.

 

Visit the scholarship website here. 

 

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SCHOLARSHIP FOR CHILDREN OF POLICE OFFICERS

August 23, 2016 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

At Larry R. Williams, PLLC we value the dedication and courage our local police officers display each and every day as they help maintain order in the community and ensure a safe environment for our children. To celebrate our pride in the police force of Nashville and throughout the country, we are offering a $2,000 scholarship for children of police officers.

APPLY TODAY

To apply, write a 500+  word essay detailing how being the son or daughter of a police officer has influenced you as a college-bound student. There is no correct answer and creativity is encouraged.

Larry R. Williams, PLLC will be awarding one (1) scholarship for $2,000 that can be used for tuition, books, or any school related expenses.

PARTICIPANTS MUST

  • Be enrolled in a college, university, or technical school in the United States
  • Be over the age of 18
  • Have a Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 3.0
  • Submit their essay no later than May 1, 2017

TO APPLY

  • Send your essay and information to scholarship@lrwlawfirm.com
  • Essay must be attached as a DOC or PDF

PLEASE INCLUDE:

  • Your essay attached as a DOC or PDF
  • Your first and last name, email address, and phone number on the first page of your essay
  • Transcript of your Grade Point Average (GPA) from your academic institution
  • The police department and rank of your parent who is a police officer

REMEMBER

  • Deadline is May 1, 2017
  • Applications are only accepted at scholarship@lrwlawfirm.com
  • We will never share any of your personal information or subscribe you to a mailing list
  • Like us on Facebook and add us to your Google+ circles

To apply, please click here. 

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DUFFY LAW SCHOLARSHIP

August 22, 2016 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

At Duffy Law, LLC, our Connecticut criminal defense attorneys value education and helping those in need. We also understand that school can be a significant expense and know how hard it can be for students and their families to make ends meet. Between housing, tuition, books, and school supplies, the cost of attending college or graduate school can easily rise into the tens of thousands of dollars, if not more. In an effort to make things a little easier for students and their families, we are pleased to be offering a yearly $1,000 scholarship to individuals who are currently attending (or will be attending) college or graduate school in the near future.

ESSAY TOPIC

In order to apply, applicants must submit a 500+ word essay on the following topic:

“What are the three most important things America’s colleges and universities can do to significantly reduce the incidence of sexual assault on campus – and why?”

APPLICATION GUIDELINES

The application guidelines are as follows:

  • Essays must be received by 9am EST July 15, 2017
  • Applications should be emailed to duffylawscholarship@gmail.com
  • Applicants should include their name, address and phone number
  • The applicant should state where they are currently attending or will be attending school in the body of their submission email
  • No additional information should be included

HOW IS THE WINNER CHOSEN?

The winner will be chosen according to the following set of criteria:

  1. Application guidelines followed
  2. Quality of writing
  3. Thoughtfulness of answer

WHEN WILL THE WINNER BE CHOSEN?

The winner will be chosen on July 30, 2017 and will be notified by email on Monday, August 1st. Unfortunately, we cannot write to every applicant. However, we do encourage you to try again with our next scholarship.

We look forward to reading your submissions.  To contact Duffy Law, LLC, call us today at (203) 946-2000.

For more information, please click here.

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2016 Healthcare Administration Degree Scholarship Program

August 19, 2016 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

For many of , medicine industry has always been an alluring career prospect. Yet, the study of clinical medicine may result less affordable for some. Nowadays, you can make a successful career in the domain of Healthcare Administration and fulfill your intent of contributing to a social cause. HealthareAdministrator.org will help one exceptional university student by giving awarding a $3000 Scholarship.

Eligibility criteria for receiving scholarship

Any potential candidate for the scholarship must possess the following criteria:

  • To be a current resident of the United States of America.
  • Possess no shortcoming of grades in the current academic session.
  • Being enrolled in a college or a university, and must be proceeding to the next academic session.
  • Applicants must provide enough reasons of why he/she are eligible to the scholarship.

To apply for the HealthcareAdministrator.org first scholarship grant, the applicant must write a 500-words essay on the topic of:

“What is the future prospect of Healthcare Administration”

You must mention the benefits of Healthcare Administrative in the medical industry and the social contribution of health care management professionals.

Certain people believe that Healthcare Administration is not as significant as Clinical Medicine or the Nursing field. Do you agree or disagree? Give convincing arguments.

Format of the essay

  • Give an appropriate title to the essay in relevance to the contents
  • Font size 12, 1.5 spacing
  • Style of font Calibri
  • The essay must be in .docx or .doc file format

Documents submission process

  • Fully completed application form.
  • Provide the necessary testimonials to prove educational achievements.
  • Valid student identification document.
  • IRS Form W-9
  • Most recent full-body photograph with a clear background in formal attire sent in JPEG or PNG format.

Other requirements

  • You must be consent that the essay will be used to evaluate your candidacy
  • A written consent form allows HealthcareAdministrator.org to use your essay solely as a mode of evaluation.

For further queries regarding submission of applications and other details log on to http://healthcareadministrator.org/scholarship-application/

Additional Information

When can I submit the application and essay?

You can submit your essay along with all the documents mentioned above and other requirements before 12:00 AM MST on Dec 20, 2016. If you submit your application later than the time and date mentioned above, your candidacy will result nullified.

How will the essays be analyzed?

The essays analyzation will depend on the following factors:

  • Imagination and innovation
  • Consistency and clarity
  • Continuity and solidarity
  • Grammar and eloquent language

The management board of HealthcareAdministrator.org will evaluate each submitted essay. The winner of the contest will prevail on December 22, 2016. The results will be screened on http://healthcareadministrator.org

For more information, please click here. 

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TicketCity Annual College Scholarship Program

August 18, 2016 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

TicketCity loves college sports. From the first tailgate party of football season to the final round of March Madness, we can’t get enough of it. Focus is almost always on the student-athletes, but we know it wouldn’t be the same without the support of the student-fans. Every school has its own unique traditions and we want to hear why those traditions are so special to you.

This is why we created the TicketCity Annual College Scholarship Program. We want to thank the students for turning an ordinary game into a tradition-rich, high-energy event that will be remembered forever. All you have to do is write an essay about something you already love, the college sports experience andearn $3,000 to help pay for school.

Choose from one of the 3 essay subject options below and write a 400 – 700 word essay. The essay doesn’t have to be too formal – we want to hear your voice! Write something funny, something sentimental, talk about your game day traditions or whatever feels right to you. You’ll need to include a picture or video that supplements your essay. Be creative! We want your essays, pictures and videos to reflect the excitement you feel from the event you write about. All pictures and videos need to be appropriate, so please keep the content family-friendly.

Essay Subject Options
  • Describe why sporting events are important to the culture of a university.
  • What college sporting event has had a major impact on your life and why?
  • What is your favorite game-day tradition at your University and why?

Once all essays are received, our panel of sports fans at TicketCity will review them to determine our winner. We’ll select one entrant to receive $3,000 to go toward any academic needs he or she may have. We may feature the winner’s essay and picture or video on our site. Scholarship applications will begin again on February 15th, with a deadline of November 11th, 2016.

If you have any questions or problems with the application below, you may contact scholarship@ticketcity.com for help.

To apply, please click here. 

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Flight Network Scholarship

August 18, 2016 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

You’ve Never heard of Flight Network? Where have you been?

We’ve been around since 2005, providing the lowest prices in flights, hotels, vacation packages and car rentals. We’re the largest Canadian- owned online travel agency in Canada and the second most visited site behind Expedia. We continue to innovate and improve our technology to provide the best possible prices and sizzlin hot travel deals.

Still want to learn more? Check out our blog, Let’s Roll for awesome travel tips, hot off the press travel news and tips on savin some dough while traveling.

  • The Criteria- Students must be a Canadian/American citizen or hold a valid student Visa- Eligible students must be currently enrolled in a Canadian OR American University OR College program for the 2015/2016 school year

    - Students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0

  • What To DoStudents must submit a 500-1000 word essay about a travel related experience or topic. The winning essay will be featured on the Flight Network blog and will also secure the winner a one time scholarship of $1000.You can also submit your essay and photo tosocial@flightnetwork.com

The Deadline for Submissions is December 31, 2016

Winner will be announced on January 31, 2017

For more information and to apply, please click here. 

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XCEL ENERGY 2016 SCHOLARSHIP

August 18, 2016 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

This $5,000 scholarship opportunity per academic year is designed specifically for
a low-income, student of color who has a minimum GPA of 2.8, attends one of
five selected Minnesota Private Colleges and University institutions and is
majoring in selected majors.
APPLICATION DEADLINE IS SEPTEMBER 16, 2016
ABOUT XCEL ENERGY
As a major U.S. electric and natural gas company, Xcel Energy invests in its core businesses to
provide safe, reliable energy at a reasonable price. Xcel Energy also demonstrates its
commitment to the health of the communities it serves through community grants, charitable
contributions and volunteer time. Xcel Energy has been a supporter of the Minnesota Private
College Fund for 64 years.
ELIGIBILTY
  • Demonstrated financial need;
  • Junior or Senior ;
  • Students of color;
  • Minimum grade point average of 2.8;
  • Approved majors: mathematics, sciences (excluding pre-med majors such as biology and chemistry and pre-health track majors), engineering, marketing/advertising, communications, finance, accounting and public policy;
  • Attend one of these Minnesota Private Colleges and Universities:
    Augsburg College
    Bethel University
    College of St. Benedict
    Concordia University, St. Paul
    Hamline University
     University of St. Thomas
    St. John’s University
  • Minnesota resident – home residence must be in Xcel Energy service area
The Xcel Energy Scholarship is administered through the Minnesota Private College Fund and is available to students meeting the above criteria. Scholarship recipients will also have the opportunity to visit Xcel’s Energy’s Corporate
Headquarters in Minneapolis and apply for summer internships. For more information about the opportunity, request an application, or questions about the application, contact Carolyn Jones at 651-293-6801 or cjones@mnprivatecolleges.org.
Applicants can email their application to Carolyn or mail it to: Carolyn Jones, Minnesota Private College Fund, Bremer Tower, 445 Minnesota Street, Suite 500, St. Paul, MN 55101
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The Hitched Wedding Scholarship

August 18, 2016 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

Wedding planning website hitched provides expert advice, tools and inspiration to help couples plan a perfect wedding. We have free resources and wedding planning tools available to anyone getting married. As part of the creative industries, hitched believes in supporting new talent. That’s why we’ve created a bursary/scholarship to reward creative excellence among students.

We are pleased to offer the hitched Wedding Writing Scholarship application for 2016/17. This scholarship is open to students in the UK, US and Canada who have been accepted to study at a recognised higher education establishment. This bursary/scholarship of £700/US $1000 will be awarded to one student for the academic year of 2016/2017. The award will be paid in January 2017. While the bursary/scholarship is open to anyone embarking or enrolled on a higher education course, special consideration will be given to students pursuing a course in English/creative writing, journalism, fashion or design.

To enter, write a 600 word blog or article on any wedding topic you choose, with one or more images to accompany it. Remember to demonstrate your creativity and best writing skills. The winner will have their article published on hitched.co.uk.

This is an online-only bursary/scholarship application. The bursary/scholarship is judged on writing and academic achievement, but financial need may also be considered*. This will be judged by a panel from hitched. The panel’s decision is final.

 

The scholarship application must be submitted, in full, by 30 November 2016.

  • LATE/INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
  • Applications for the bursary/scholarship can be submitted by any secondary school, sixth form, further education college, high school senior, high school college, undergraduate or graduate student nationwide in Canada, the United States of America or the United Kingdom.
  • Applicant must be accepted, enrolled or due to be enrolled in a full time course.
  • The successful applicant will be required to supply proof of address and course acceptance/enrolment.
  • This scholarship is a one-time award worth $1000/£700.
  • In cases of financial need, a student aid report or equivalent document, showing household income status will be required.

How to Apply

Step 1: Write a 600-800 word blog post about any wedding topic of your choosing. Pick something which demonstrates your writing capability and creativity.

Step 2: Fill out the Entry Form below. After that, share your blog with friends and family!

Step 3: hitched will evaluate both your blog post and the information contained within your application form. The successful applicant of the £700/$1000 scholarship will be announced on or after 15 December 2016.

To apply, please click here. 

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