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Boundless American Dream Scholarship

February 23, 2018 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

The Scholarship

The Boundless American Dream Scholarship will provide financial support to an exceptionally promising student who fulfills the requirements of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) or Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and who wants to make the world a better place through technology.

Boundless will provide a scholarship of $1,500 to improve this student’s ability to design and build technology that solves real problems, based on the student’s own vision and needs (including but not limited to support for college/university/graduate studies tuition, attending a coding boot camp, taking an online course, attending a professional conference, or building an early-stage prototype product for a startup idea).

The 2018 Boundless American Dream Scholar will be selected for their academic excellence, entrepreneurial spirit, and dedication to community service.

Eligibility Requirements

You are eligible to receive this scholarship if:

  1. You are a current student at or applying to an accredited U.S. community college, four-year college, or university.
  2. You have DACA or TPS or certify that you meet the immigration eligibility criteria set forth below:
  • You were under the age of 31 as of June 15, 2012.
  • You came to the United States before reaching your 16th birthday.
  • You have continuously resided in the United States since June 15, 2007, up to the present time.
  • You were physically present in the United States on June 15, 2012 and had no lawful status.
  • You are currently in school, have graduated or obtained a certificate of completion from high school, have obtained a general education development (GED) certificate, or are an honorably discharged veteran of the Coast Guard or Armed Forces of the United States;
  • You have not been convicted of a felony, significant misdemeanor, or three or more other misdemeanors in the categories which would have disqualified you for DACA, and do not otherwise pose a threat to national security or public safety.
  • You will apply for lawful presence or legal status as soon as the laws allow you to do so.

How to Apply

Apply for the Boundless American Dream Scholarship by complete the online application by May 31, 2018. We will notify the winner by July 4, 2018. The application requires the following information about the student:

  • Biographical information [name, address, college, major, etc.]
  • Most recent college transcript (if applicable)
  • Resume (including extracurricular activities, awards, and honors)
  • Three responses, letting us know:
    • What does the American dream mean to you? (250 words max)
    • What is something you previously achieved in the face of long odds? (250 words max)
    • What impact do you hope to make in the world through technology and how would the Boundless American Dream Scholarship help you achieve that impact? (250 words max)
    • To apply, please click here
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Hmong American Education Fund

February 19, 2018 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

The Hmong American Education Fund (HAEF) is organized exclusively for nonprofit, charitable, philanthropic, and educational purposes to provide educational scholarships and services to Hmong-American students seeking specialized educational camps, internships, higher education, graduate school, and professional schools.

 

They have many scholarships available to Hmong students and some to students of Hmong descent.

Deadline is April 15, 2018

For more information and to apply to their scholarships, please visit their website here!

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STEM Scholarships

February 7, 2018 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

The application period for the MHTA Foundation 2018 scholarships is now open. Applications will remain open until April 1.

We announced the 2017 Scholarship winners at the Tekne Awards! You can find the full list of STEM Scholars online.

The scholarships are for Minnesota undergraduate students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines.

The application period opened February 1 and closed April 1.

These awards include $2,500 and $5,000 awards and can include internship opportunities at MHTA member companies. MHTF supports diversity in this application and award process.

Eligibility requirements:

  • Must be pursuing an undergraduate degree in a STEM field or in STEM teaching
  • Only students with sophomore through senior academic status in the current school year may apply. Sophomore status may include students who have achieved this status through advanced placement (AP) credit or post-secondary options (PSEO)s
  • Applicants must be enrolled at an accredited, Minnesota-based higher education institution.
  • Scholarships will be awarded in the fall term of 2018 and presented to recipients at MHTA’s Tekne Awards in November. Students must be enrolled at time of award.

Special Circumstances

  • In addition to traditional STEM fields, health science majors whose studies will NOT lead to participation in direct patient care are welcome to apply.
  • The scholarship is open to international students, but preference is given to students who intend to work in Minnesota after graduation.
  • Past scholarship winners are eligible to re-apply as long as they meet the rest of the requirements listed here.

For more information, please click here. 

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Evelyn Lenander Education Scholarship

February 7, 2018 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

In February 1989, Evelyn Lenander from Buffalo Lake, Minnesota established a fund to provide scholarships for college students majoring in elementary education. Evelyn was born in Renville County. She attended St. Cloud Teachers College and graduated with a two-year teaching degree in 1929. She and her husband farmed and Evelyn continued to teach. Evelyn Lenander was much loved and respected by her students during her 39-year career as an elementary education teacher. “I didn’t have children of my own. I had community children,” she said. Supporting students interested in pursuing elementary education career was important to Evelyn because, “You can’t be a good teacher by saying you want to be. A good teacher knows the basics and isn’t afraid to love the students.”
Eligibility Requirements:

  • College Student
  • From: Attending a Minnesota College or University going into their 3rd or 4th year and have graduated from a MN high school.
  • Major: Elementary Education.
  • GPA: 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Recipients must have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Completed 2 full years of college and accepted in a Minnesota College/University program leading to an elementary education degree.
  • Preference will be given to permanent MN residents living within a 25 miles radius of Buffalo Lake and then eligibility will be expanded to include other students from Central Minnesota.
  • Planning to attend: 3-4th year of college

Available Scholarships: Amounts vary from $1,000 – $4,500 Scholarships

Renewable: No

Scholarship Application Deadline: March 1

Scholarship Application Process: Online applications only.

Items you will need to complete the application:

  • Application General Questions
  • Essay: 2 page double spaced: What event or person has influenced your life the most? Share how and why this is important to the person you are becoming?
  • Statement of Financial Need: A statement about your financial need will be required
  • List of Activities: For the following categories: 1) Community/Church, 2) Extra Curricular School Activities, 3) Work Experience. Include years involved and areas of leadership/ participation.
  • Letters of Recommendation: 2 letters will be required in digital format (PDF).
  • Electronic Transcript: Upload a copy of official transcript.

Other Notes: None

Notification and Claim Process: The scholarship recipients will be notified via email in May.

Signed scholarship agreement and verification of full time enrollment from the college/university will be required in June.

Scholarships are paid on a semester basis directly to the students account, typically by Sept 1st and Jan 10th.

To apply, please click here. 

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Winer, McKenna & Burritt, LLP Announces $1,000 Scholarship Contest

February 6, 2018 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

Sexual harassment attorneys Winer, McKenna & Burritt, LLP announce a first-time $1,000 scholarship essay contest for 2018-2019 academic year students. The winning essay will address the following question in 600 words or less:

There has been a shift in the corporate world and media focusing on the prevention and swift reaction to sexual harassment on the job. What rules or technical additions should businesses and other institutions adopt to protect employees?

“We at Winer, McKenna & Burritt, LLP understand the time and effort required to get a degree. We want to assist in helping with the costs of books and tuition for students, ” said John  Winer, Esq. “Sometimes these costs can put a huge financial strain on students and their families. We also recognize the increase in public awareness and concern regarding sexual harassment in the workplace and are strongly supportive of positive solutions to prevent such harassment.”

 

Eligibility Requirements:

Applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited U.S. college or university during the 2018-1019 academic year.

How to apply:

Each applicant should send his or her essay as an attachment in an email to the Winer, McKenna & Burritt scholarship committee at WMBScholarship@gmail.com by July 31, 2018, 9 a.m. Eastern Standard Time. In the body of the email, include the following:

  • Name
  • Phone number
  • If you are under 18, name and phone number of your parent or guardian
  • Name of the school you are attending or planning to attend in the 2018-2019 academic year
  • Current course of study

The winning essay will be chosen by the Winer, McKenna & Burritt scholarship committee based on originality, responsiveness to the question, quality of writing and substantive content.

The scholarship committee of Winer, McKenna & Burritt will announce the winner on August 15, 2018. The check will be issued directly to the winner’s college or university.

For more information, please click here. 

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24×7 Doctors Answering Service 2018 – 2019 Scholarship Program

February 6, 2018 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

Offering services across the United States, and based in Richmond, Virginia, 24×7 Doctors Answering Service supports doctors and medical practices of every type. We work with over 100 medical answering service companies to help healthcare professionals provide the best customer service to their patients and clients.

From the CEO to the accountant, our team cares about America’s youth and see the value of continued education, and that’s why we are proud to offer our annual $2,000 college scholarship contest. Annually we award a $2,000 college scholarship to a U.S. undergraduate in medical, business,  advertising, marketing, or any field to build upon their future.

  • We do not use this scholarship to ask for your date of birth, social security number, or any personal data that is not needed to award the scholarship.
  • There are no fees requested to apply for this scholarship.

If you are willing to put forth a little extra effort and want to win a $2,000 scholarship, we invite you to take part. Winning submissions will give clear details, demonstrate creativity, appropriately cite sources (if necessary), and express the personal thoughts and opinions of the applicant.

Scholarship Qualifications / Eligibility:

  • Applicants must be either currently enrolled or planning to enroll at an accredited undergraduate college or university.
  • Must presently hold at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA and provide a copy of your school transcript.
  • Submit an original 1,300+ word essay entitled “24×7 Doctors Answering Service Scholarship.” The paper must be signed with the student’s first and last name and provide a current .edu email address.
  • Applicants must agree to 24×7 Doctors Answering Service official scholarship rules and follow all application instructions.

Essay Prompt:

Small business owners are always seeking new ways to improve customer service and retain clients. With that said, the essay must answer the following three (3) questions:

  1. In what ways do you think technology will improve customer satisfaction?
  2. What are the most important things you believe a business should focus on to ensure the highest level of customer service?
  3. What is most common complaint from customers, and could be done to remedy this problem?

Scholarship Application Process:

eMail your official transcript and essay to:
24×7 Doctors Answering Service – c/o Attn: Scholarships Department
info@24x7DoctorsAnsweringService.com

Please be sure to include all your personal contact information, such as the college/university you attend, your .edu email address, and phone number.

Scholarship Deadline Information:

  • Essay will be postmarked by June 1st, annually
  • Winner will be selected by July 10th, annually
  • Disbursement of awards by August 15th, annually

Terms and Conditions:

  • The 24×7 Doctors Answering Service Scholarship award will be directly submitted to the financial aid office that corresponds the student’s primary .edu email address.
  • The essays submitted will be judged by our own interanl scholarship team, who will review the essay for creativity and writing ability.
  • Essay must be 100% original content. We recommend citing any sources that you quote.
  • Will attempt to contact the  winner of the scholarship by phone and email. If the winner does not respond within 30 days, we reserve the right withhold the award and/or offer it to the runner-up.
  • Once the scholarship winner has been selected, enrollment and qualifications will be fully confirmed.
  • If an applicant no longer meets the eligibility requirements at the time of distribution, 24×7 Doctors Answering Service will offer the award to the next runner up.
  • 24×7 Doctors Answering Service employees, affiliates, partners, and immediate family are not eligible to apply.
  • 24×7 Doctors Answering Service reserves the right to withhold disbursement of scholarship in the event that no applicant meets the requirements for academic achievement and writing aptitude.

For more information and to apply, please click here. 

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Cordisco & Saile Leukemia Scholarship

February 6, 2018 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

Are you a leukemia survivor? Do you have a family member affected by leukemia? Tell us your story and apply for our $1,500 college scholarship.

The deadline to apply for the Fall 2018 scholarship is June 30, 2018.

The Cordisco & Saile Leukemia Scholarship is personal to attorney Michael Saile. Michael’s son is currently battling Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL).  He recently completed his treatment at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and is showing tremendous bravery in his fight against the disease.

“It brings my family and our firm great joy to offer this scholarship to a deserving student affected by leukemia,” says Michael. “We hope this scholarship relieves some financial burden for a student who has already sacrificed so much in their fight against this disease.”

Eligibility for the Leukemia Scholarship

Applicants must meet the following requirements to qualify:

  • 3.0 GPA;
  • Currently enrolled in or accepted to an accredited college or university;
  • Survivor of leukemia or has an immediate family member affected by leukemia;
  • Complete and submit essay and scholarship application;
  • Submit unofficial transcript; and
  • Agree to terms and conditions.

Essay Topics for the Leukemia Scholarship

Applicants must complete a 500 to 1,000-word essay on one of the following topics and submit it along with their application.

  • How has your experience with leukemia influenced your career or academic aspirations?
  • What character trait(s) did you attain or grow as a result of your experience with leukemia?
  • How would you give hope and support to somebody recently diagnosed with leukemia?

How to Apply for the Leukemia Scholarship

You must submit your application by filling out the form on the right side of this page. Applications submitted in any other manner will not be considered.

The deadline to apply for the Fall 2018 scholarship is June 30, 2018.

To apply, please click here. 

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10AwesomeGears Online Marketing Scholarship 2018

February 5, 2018 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

If you are a undergraduate or postgraduate students who are are currently studying Marketing or Internet marketing then 10AwesomeGears wants to help fund your degree. Check out the details below for our annual Online Marketing Scholarship.

Overview
The 10AwesomeGears Online Marketing Scholarship is intended to help fund students who are interested in Internet Marketing. 10AwesomeGears broke ground in 2017 with the goal of helping people on how to find the most best gear to fit their needs through internet. The unbiased reviews and buying guides were written and designed by Shawn Moore(Founder of 10AwesomeGears.com) and are offered free for reading.
This scholarship is meant to carry on our mission by helping college students reach their education and eventual financial goals.
Eligibility
To be eligible for this scholarship students must be enrolled full time at an accredited college or university for the semester following the submission deadline. The selected winner of this scholarship will be contacted prior to the scholarship being awarded($1000) to provide proof of enrollment. If proof is not provided before the award date a runner up will be selected. Students with an interest in online marketing who are studying related discipline are encouraged to apply.
Submission Requirements
To apply for this scholarship applicants you must write a short essay that covers the following creterias,and 10AwesomeGears will award the scholarship based upon the quality of the short essay you submit.
Topic: “What is the Potential of Internet Marketing in 2018?”
Discuss both the benefits and disadvantages of Internet Online Marketing.
Length: 500 – 1,000 words.
You need mention 10awesomegears.com in your essay.
Please include with your submission:
Your Full Name
Contact Email
University/College Name
Picture of Student Card / University Bill
Please send all of these details with your article in a word document file to scholarship@10AwesomeGears.com

Deadline: April 30, 2018
Award: $1000
Award type: Scholarship
Award date: Before May 31, 2018
Enrollment level: Undergraduate and Postgraduate
Country: United States
Major: Marketing Research, Marketing, Finance, Marketing Management And Research, IT or Communications

For more information, please click here.

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The Rail Passengers’ Association Scholarship

February 5, 2018 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

About RPA

The Rail Passengers’ Association is the nation’s oldest and largest rail-advocacy group, representing some 40 million American rail travelers, advocates and citizens across the U.S. who are working for better, safer and more widely available transit and city-to- city rail choices. They have worked since 1967 to expand the quality and quantity of passenger rail in the United States. RPA’s vision is for an expanded national network of passenger trains, putting 80% of Americans within 25 miles of a rail station within 25 years using a combination of high-speed/high-performance, long-distance intercity rail, commuter trains, light-rail and transit. RPA believes passengers should be able to drive, bike, walk or take transit to those stations as they choose, whether traveling for work, school or leisure.

The Sweepstakes Prize:

Every $20 is an entry to win $10,000 towards your higher education tuition. And that’s not all. EVERY entry also includes a one-year membership to RPA, which includes:

  • 10% discount on most Amtrak rail fares, even on vacation packages through Amtrak
  • Vacations

  • Amtrak Guest Rewards points for joining AND each year for renewing
  • Up to a 25% discount off eligible Avis car rentals
  • 15% discount on all Travelpro Luggage products online at Travelpro Luggage Outlet
  • 20% off Adventure Class fares on Alaska Railroad trains in summer and winter
  • 20% off coach fare on Grand Canyon Railway trains or 10% off a vacation package
  • An “I’d Rather Be on the Train!” bumper sticker
  • A year’s subscription to Passengers’ Voice, the Association’s respected newsletter
  • 10% discount on the new Florida higher-speed rail service, Brightline

For more information and to apply, please click here.

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2018 MHTF STEM Scholarship

February 5, 2018 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

We are currently accepting applications for the Minnesota High Tech Association Foundation (MHTF) Scholarship. The scholarships are for Minnesota undergraduate students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines. These awards range from $2,500 to $5,000 awards and can include internship opportunities at MHTA member companies. MHTF supports diversity in this application and award process.

 

We also have Named Scholarships in specific areas supported by our generous sponsors. In the past, we have provided scholarships in Computer Science, STEM Education, Data Science, Women in STEM, Underrepresented Populations in STEM and Women in Computer Science. We encourage you to let students know of this additional and exceptional opportunity.

 

Eligibility requirements:

  • Must be pursuing an undergraduate degree in a STEM field or in STEM teaching
  • Only students with sophomore through senior academic status in the current school year may apply. Sophomore status may include students who have achieved this status through advanced placement (AP) credit or post-secondary options (PSEO)s
  • Applicants must be enrolled at an accredited, Minnesota-based higher education institution.
  • Scholarships will be awarded in the fall term of 2018 and presented to recipients at MHTA’s Tekne Awards in November. Students must be enrolled at time of award.

 

Special Circumstances

  • In addition to traditional STEM fields, health science majors whose studies will NOT lead to participation in direct patient care are welcome to apply.
  • The scholarship is open to international students, but preference is given to students who intend to work in Minnesota after graduation.
  • Past scholarship winners are eligible to re-apply as long as they meet the rest of the requirements listed here.

 

  • Deadline for application is April 1, 2018.

 

The application form and more detailed information are available at our website. I would like to encourage you to pass the link to any and all qualified students.

 

Here is the link to the page on their website for additional information: http://www.mhta.org/educate/stem-scholarships/

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