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Smart Vehicle Scholarship

December 12, 2017 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

Deadline: April 20, 2018

Scholarship eligibility

All students that are currently attending any educational institution and can provide proof of enrollment are eligible to apply for the scholarship. With the official proof, you are also required to submit a short biography with basic personal information and future goals.

How to apply?

In order to apply for the scholarship for Smart Vehicle Scholarship 2017/2018 you have to write a 700-word essay on this topic: ʺFuture cars and how I see themʺ. As the topic says, use your imagination, but at the same time base it on facts that you can find on credible websites or articles. Please format the essay in Times New Roman, size 12 in word or PDF and send it to this email address: scholarship@player-top.fr. The application is free of charge.

The deadline for the application is April 20th and the winner will be announced on April 25th. The main prize in the amount of $1000 will be mailed to the winner after the announcement.

All essays we receive automatically have the permission of the owners to be published on our website. Private data that are submitted within the application are kept safe and not revealed to the third parties.

For more information visit their site here!

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Minnesota Masonic Charities

December 5, 2017 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

  • Minnesota Masonic Charities (MMC) owns and operates Minnesota Masonic Home (MMH) in Bloomington, MN.
  • Since 2006, MMC has given away over $42 million in funds for charitable causes and subsidies.
  • MMC was named the 2014 “Outstanding Philanthropic Organization” by the Association of Fundraising Professionals.
  • In partnership with Masonic Lodges and Chapters, we provide an annual average of $600,000 in matching and mission grants to Minnesota community organizations.
  • We have provided $5 million in scholarship funds since 2007.
  • MMC is the largest contributor to the University of Minnesota, having pledged $125 million toward cancer research and children’s health.
  • Minnesota Masonic Home has been named a U.S. “Top Nursing Home” by U.S. News & World Report and has received two Baldrige “Commitment to Quality” bronze awards, one “Achievement in Quality” silver award, and is a five-star rated facility according to Medicare.gov.
  • MMH offers the largest and one of the most respected transitional care units in Minnesota
  • The new Minnesota Masonic Heritage Center is 50,000 square feet, offering a Masonic Museum & Library, auditorium and meeting/dining spaces.

 

Scholarship Award Categories

Signature Scholarships
Award: $5,000/year for up to four years or $20,000
Five (5) Signature Scholarships are provided each year to Minnesota high school students with a GPA of 3.9 or higher and an ACT score of 29 or more (or SAT score of 1350 or more). Applicants must plan to enroll in a four-year college program.

Legacy Scholarships
Award: $4,000/year for up to four years or $16,000
Ten (10) Legacy Scholarships are provided each year to Minnesota high school students with a GPA of 3.6 to 3.89 and an ACT score of 25 or more (or SAT score of 1200 or more). Applicants must plan to enroll in a four-year college program.

Heritage Scholarships
Award: $2,500/year for up to four years or $10,000
Twenty (20) Heritage Scholarships are provided each year to Minnesota high school students with a GPA of 3.0-3.59 and an ACT score of 22 or more (or SAT score of 1100 or more). Applicants must plan to enroll in a four-year college program.

Undergraduate Scholarships
Award: $2,000/year for up to three years or $6,000
Twenty (20) Undergraduate Scholarships are provided each year to current college freshman, sophomores or juniors who graduated from a Minnesota high school and have a GPA of 3.0 or above. Applicants must be enrolled in a four-year college program.

Vocational/Community College Scholarships
Award: $1,000/year for up to two years or $2,000
Twenty (20) Vocational Scholarships are provided each year to individuals who have graduated from a Minnesota high school and are interested in completing a two-year higher education program.

Masons & Stars Seeking Continuing Education
Minnesota Masonic Charities also offers Fraternal Scholarships to Members-in-good-standing of a Minnesota Masonic Lodge or OES Chapter only.

 

To find out more about these scholarships, visit their website here!

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AreaVibes 250 For $2,500 Short Essay Scholarship

November 22, 2017 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

AreaVibes scores and ranks cities and neighborhoods across the United States based on the Livability of each area. We believe that education is a vital component to Livability, as well as the key to our children’s future. To show our support and to contribute to the nation’s future generation of students, we are offering educational scholarship awards.

Open to all legal residents of the United States attending high school, college or university between the ages of 16 to 25. Simply complete the application below to apply.

Next scholarship will be awared on: June 15, 2018
Deadline to apply: May 31, 2018

How You Apply

Simply complete and submit the application above to apply. Please ensure that you meet all of the qualifications listed below prior to submitting your application. You may submit one application per scholarship award; any additional applications will not be reviewed or considered.

Who Can Apply

You must be a US citizen between the ages of 16 and 25 and enrolled as a full-time high school student, college student, university student or enrolled in any other accredited institute of higher learning.

How It Works

The AreaVibes 250 for $2,500 scholarship is awarded twice per calendar year based on the 250 word essay submitted with the application above. The scholarship can be used to cover any education related expenses such as tuition, books, housing, etc. The winner will be contacted directly via email and announced on our scholarship winner’s page.

How The Winner Is Selected

Eligible applications that are submitted will be judged based on the applicant’s ability to showcase a well written, thoughtfully and purposefully composed essay about subject above. All winners will be asked to verify their age as well as their enrollment in either high school, college, university or any accredited institute of higher learning.

About The Essay

The essay must be submitted in English, grammatically correct and no longer than 250 words.

To apply, please click here. 

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FACTSCHRONICLE Digital Marketing Scholarship

November 22, 2017 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

FactsChronicle is a news website, mainly covers technology to keep its readers informed about all the titbits of the tech world. It intends to provide you the most accurate information about latest gadgets, games, apps, innovation and inventions, and whatnot.

But we believe that there’s always room for more research and information, which is why we have created FactsChronicle Digital Marketing Scholarship for creative college students to contribute in the technical support we provide to the world.

GUIDELINES TO APPLY:

The entry to our scholarship program only requires you to write a creative and informative article on the topic: The Future Of Digital Marketing

The word count of your article should be at least 1000 words.

Plagiarized content or paraphrasing will not be tolerated. Make sure that your article does not violate any copyrights.

ELIGIBILITY:

It only requires you to be a student of any community or state college or university during the 2017-2018 academic year. There’s no restriction on age and academic merit. You will be judged on your ability of creative writing only.

SUBMISSION:

When you’re done with your article, proofread it and double check on grammar. If satisfied, email it to us at scholarship@factschronicle.com

Required Information and Documents:

  • Your Full Name
  • Your Email Address
  • Your College or University Name
  • Your Field of Study
  • Your College or Uni ID card

DEADLINE:

Your article must be submitted before July 15, 2018. The entries received after the deadline will not be entertained.

The winner will be announced in two weeks after the deadline and the $1500 scholarship prize will be awarded to him/her via Paypal or a cheque.

GOOD LUCK!

For more information, please click here. 

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The Solomon Law Group $1000 Scholarship Opportunity

November 16, 2017 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

College students today face many obstacles. One of those obstacles in paying for school. Paying for tuition, books, and food can get costly for students. At the Solomon Law Group in Columbia, SC, we value higher education and want to support those who pursue it.

That’s why we’re offering a twice-yearly $1,000 scholarship to students who are currently in or plan to start their first year of college or graduate school. Our lawyers are committed to helping students with their academics and investing in a better future.

We’re currently accepting applications for Fall 2018. Applications are due by Sunday, July 15th, 2018.

What Are the Scholarship Rules?

  • Students can be attending or planning to attend their first year of college or graduate school.
  • The school must be in the United States.
  • Proof of your first-year standing. Submit a digital copy of your college acceptance letter, including the college letterhead.
  • Applications are due by Sunday, July 15thth, 2018.

Essay Topic

Submit a 500+ word essay on this topic:

How should we educate others about the importance of driving safety?

The Solomon Law Group will determine a winner after the application closes. We’re not necessarily looking for the perfect A+ essay, we’re looking for a well-written essay that approaches this topic from a unique, creative, and feasible perspective.

If you submit your essay to us, you’re giving us the right to feature your essay on our blog. We’re going to publish the winning essay as well as other finalist essays. They may have minor edits when they’re published.

The Application Process

When you submit your application and essay, you should send in the following:

  • Your completed essay
  • A digital copy of the college acceptance letter to prove it’s your first year
  • A short bio

Send this information to solomonlawfirmsc@gmail.com.

Please click here for more information. 

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PERSONALITY TYPE SCHOLARSHIP

November 16, 2017 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

We are delighted to announce the 3rd year of the Typology Central Personality Type Scholarship.
We would love to make this scholarship available to Augsburg College students and would greatly appreciate if you can update the deadline of our scholarship listed on your site to June 23rd 2018.
Please look over the criteria and refer any qualified students to our website to begin the application process.
2018 Typology Central Personality Type Scholarship

Amount:                   ($2000/1st prize, $500/2nd prize)
Awards given:          2
Deadline:                  June 23rd
Student Type:          Undergraduate and graduate students who will be attending an accredited university or college
Area:                         Nationwide
Renewable?             No
Attachments:           1) An essay of at least 1000 words(personal statement about the use of personality type systems) 2)An easily readable copy of your transcript 3) a list of academic and/or non-academic awards and achievements.
Criteria:                    To further opportunities for those interested in personality type and theory, undergraduate and graduate students who will be attending an accredited university or college are eligible to apply for this scholarship. The scholarship is available to those who have completed at least 15 credit hours. Applications in all major fields of study are eligible.

Rule of Submission

Applicants must submit an essay of at least 1000 words. In this essay, you should communicate a personal statement about the use of personality type systems. Some ideas of things to consider:

  1. How you became interested in personality type
  2. How you have found it to be of use in your every day life
  3. What practical uses do the systems have that you think are most important?
  4. What authors or experts in the field most influenced you and why?
  5. How do you think these systems can be used to support personal growth?
  6. What misuses do you think there are of these systems?
  7. Your personal vision as to how type can lead towards a better society.
  8. How have you contributed to the study or use of personality type?

You should not try to answer all of those questions nor do you necessarily need to be limited to them. Choose a topic that has personal meaning or interest, is important to you, and communicates the key messages that you want to communicate. The only important thing is that your essay be focused on the use of personality type systems. Please note, because many students that apply for this scholarship have strong academic records, the quality of the essay will be weighed heavily in the selection of a winner.

Please include the following details in your application: full name, address, telephone number, email, your personality type(s), forum member name, an easily readable copy of your transcript, a list of academic and/or non-academic awards and achievements and the College or University you’re attending. Incomplete submissions will not be processed. There is no cost or charge of any kind to apply for this scholarship.

Please submit your application via email, to: typologycentral29@gmail.com, and state “Scholarship Application” in the subject line. The essay should be in Microsoft Word format or other similar editor (not PDF). The application deadline is June 23rd 2018.

Typology Central staff will select a winning application within approximately six to eight weeks after the submission date and winners will be notified shortly thereafter. We will publish the winning essays on the forum, and via social media channels. Winners will be notified when selected. Good Luck!!,

Click here for more information. 

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United Educators Foundation Scholarship

November 16, 2017 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

United Educators Foundation’s mission is to generate and provide contributive funding and resources that advance educational initiatives, and support charitable causes within the educational communities United Educators Credit Union cooperative serves. The foundation was established to help extend the credit union philosophy of ‘people helping people’ and enhance UECU’s support and focus on the education community. The United Educators Foundation is a separate entity from United Educators Credit Union. However, UECU is the primary funder and donates operational resources to run the foundation. United Educators Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization and donations received are tax-deductible.

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Now Accepting Financial Literacy Grants!

UE Foundation will provide up to $2,000 in grants to teachers, departments or schools to support financial literacy efforts with their students. Submitted applications should support instruction of content related to budgeting, credit, money management, economics, saving and investing, or other personal finance topic. Applications for grants must be postmarked by December 15, 2017.

Applications for the Scholarship Award Program are Now Available!

United Educators Foundation will grant one $2,000 Educator Award, one $1,500 Education Major Award, and three $1,000 Student Awards.The deadline for these awards is Friday, February 2, 2018. Instructions for submitting your application are located within each document.

A committee of educators, foundation board of directors, and a representative from Education Minnesota will select the winners. Scholarship recipients will be notified in April of 2018.

 

MN Family Involvement Council (FIC) Scholarships
The MNFIC will award $10,000 in scholarships to help Minnesota credit union members continue their education. Anyone who is a member at an affiliated Minnesota credit union pursuing post-secondary education in the fall 2018/spring 2019 is eligible to apply.

The deadline to apply for the FIC awards is February 1, 2018.

To apply for one of the scholarships, please click here. 

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The Annual FurnitureUK $2000 Scholarship 2018

November 14, 2017 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

Furniture UK is a UK based furniture retailer, publisher and manufacturer of be-spoke furniture.

This annual scholarship opportunity has been specifically geared towards students that are either currently pursuing or planning to pursue programs such as Design, Architecture, Environmental Studies, Engineering.

The topic of the short essay is “How Interior Design Can Improve Quality of Life“.

This would consist of a brief origin of woodworking, how it progressed over time and how it became an art form in contemporary society. Your essay should emphasize the power of interior design and should be valuable enough to help other people.

Eligibility Criteria

  • This contest is only open to students in high school currently, graduates attending college in the upcoming fall semester, and current college/university students.

Program Deadline

The deadline for submissions is April 1st, 2018. Your article/essay you plan to submit must be entered through the system by this date for consideration for the scholarship. The one entry that is awarded the scholarship will be selected on the 25th of April, 2018. The respective award (in the form of a cheque or bank transfer) will be delivered within a week of the winner’s selection.

We run our scholarship program every semester.

Our criteria in assessing your entry:

  • Originality
  • Feasibility
  • Creativity

How You Can Apply

  • You must create a completely unique and informative article regarding the aforementioned topic about “How Interior Design Can Improve Quality of Life”.
  • This needs to be between 750 words and 1500 words in length.
  • Personal Information (Full Name, Phone And Address).
  • Name of the School/College/University.
  • Area Of Study.
  • Any document such as student ID which can prove that you are a student.

So, What’s In It For You?

We will pick a winner by April 25, 2018. If you’re the lucky one, a $2,000 check will be sent directly to your college.

And that’s not all. You’ll even get the chance to be one of our paid contributors.

Remember, deadline of entry is on April 1st, 2018.

Terms And Conditions:

  • Furniture UK reserves the exclusive rights to publish any of the entries it receives.
  • The site will not charge or ask for any fees from any student who wish to join the program.
  • Submitted entries are expected, and should be, duly accomplished by the applicants.
  • Incomplete entries will not be considered and processed
  • Non-English submissions will automatically be rejected.

Send your application to our email: scholarship@furnitureuk.co.uk

For more information, please click here. 

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GE-REAGAN FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

November 2, 2017 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

Honoring the legacy and character of our nation’s 40th President, the GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program rewards college-bound students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship with financial assistance to pursue higher education.

Each year, the Program selects numerous recipients to receive a $10,000 scholarship renewable for up to an additional three years – up to $40,000 total per recipient. Awards are for undergraduate study and may be used for education-related expenses, including tuition, fees, books, supplies, room, and board. In addition, Scholars are invited to participate in a special awards program and receive ongoing leadership-development support.

ELIGIBILITY

To be eligible for this award, applicants must:

  • demonstrate at school, at the workplace, and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship;
  • demonstrate strong academic performance (minimum 3.0 grade point average/4.0 scale or equivalent);
  • be citizens of the United States of America;
  • be current high school seniors attending high school in the United States (students living on U.S. Armed Forces base and homeschooled students are also eligible); and
  • plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study toward a bachelor’s degree at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States for the entire upcoming academic year.

In addition, semifinalists must be nominated by an eligible community leader, such as a high school principal, elected official or executive director of a nonprofit organization, and must provide documentation to certify academic performance and financial need. Finalists will be interviewed via Skype or telephone by a member of the selection committee. Learn more about the qualifications of a GE-Reagan Foundation Scholar online. Counselors and teachers, download the flyer using the link online.

To apply, please click here.

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Peck Law Firm Scholarship

November 2, 2017 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

The Peck Law Firm of Charleston, SC is proud to announce the 2018 Peck Law Firm Scholarship. This $2,000 scholarship is dedicated to helping the scholarship winner pay for a college, graduate school, or law school degree.

This is our third annual scholarship offering and we are excited to see the kinds of submissions we’ll get this year. Last year, we received over 200 submissions and had the opportunity to help our 2017 winner, Anthony Perez, pay for college.

The Peck Law Firm helps men and women find solutions to their divorce, child custody, alimony, property division, and family law problems throughout Charleston, Daniel Island Goose Creek, James Island, Johns Island, Ladson, Monck’s Corner, Mt. Pleasant, North Charleston, Summerville, and other parts of Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester Counties.

Who Can Apply?

This scholarship is open to any American citizen, who will have graduated from high school before July 1, 2018. Students must have a 3.0 GPA or higher to apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship Amount and Deadline

Any student seeking the scholarship must complete the online application, which appears below. All written scholarship submission materials must be received by 11:59 PM EST on May 31, 2018. The winner will be announced on July 31 and will receive a one-time award of $2,000. This will be sent directly to the winner’s school and can be used for all school-related expenses.

Judging Criteria

This scholarship will be judged and awarded primarily on academic achievement and a written response of not more than 1,000 words to the essay question. Although not required, applicants are encouraged to submit recommendation letters and resumes.

How to Apply?

Each applicant must fill out the form below and submit an essay of not more than 1,000 words in which the applicant answers the question: How will America’s declining birth rate redefine American families, culture, and government?

To apply, please click here. 

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