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American Association of University Women’s $4,000 Scholarship; Due Date March 12th, 2015

February 23, 2015 by · No Comments · Women

The St Paul Branch AAUW Scholarship Trust announces its scholarships for the 2015 academic year.  All scholarships are based on financial need, academic excellence, school and/or community participation, a teacher recommendation and a personal statement.  Eligible St Paul Zip Codes.

Four -Year College Scholarship for High School Girls: Scholarships will be awarded to high school senior women graduating from public and private schools in the St. Paul area. Applicants should be in the top 20% of their class and plan to attend an accredited four-year college or university. The amount of the scholarship is $4,000 and is renewable for three additional years providing the recipient remains a full-time student and maintains a B average. Applications are available online and are due March 12, 2015.

Returning Woman Scholarship:  This scholarship is intended to help women that live in the St. Paul area and are at least 25 years old and whose undergraduate education has been interrupted, who has been accepted in a two-year or four-year degree program at an accredited college or university. The amount of the scholarships is $3,000 and will be awarded for one year. Applications are available online or by sending your name and address to St. Paul AAUW Scholarship Trust, 990 Summit Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105. They are due by March 12, 2015.

For more information, visit http://jquist.aauwstpaul.org/scholarship/.

For a copy of the application, visit http://jquist.aauwstpaul.org/wp-content/uploads/2015-Returning-Woman-Application.pdf.

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Horatio Alger Honeywell STEM Scholarship; Due Date March 20th, 2015

February 21, 2015 by · No Comments · Engineering, Math, Science, Technology

The Horatio Alger Honeywell Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to students pursuing a degree in a STEM field who have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity.

Eligibility

Students selected for the Horatio Alger Honeywell Scholarship will exhibit the following characteristics:

  • Pursuit of a degree in a STEM field
  • Critical financial need ($55,000 or less adjusted gross income per family is required)
  • Integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
  • Academic achievement (minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0)
  • Attendence at a Honeywell Partner School or Horatio Alger Collegiate Partner institution and be a current freshman
  • Be a United States citizen

- See more at: http://www.horatioalger.org/honeywell/#sthash.Dz8nt74A.dpuf

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American Heart Association MN $1,000 Scholarship; Due Date April 1st, 2015

February 21, 2015 by · No Comments · Biology, Nursing, Science

The American Heart Association is working with partners to provide scholarships that allow students to explore the field of cardiovascular research as a career by providing opportunities to work with researchers at Minnesota institutions.

Who is eligible?
Minnesota students only. One scholarship is for undergraduate students currently entrolled in a four year college or university in the State of Minnesota; three scholarships are for medical students registered at a teaching institution in the State of Minnesota.

How many will be selected?
This year, there is one undergraduate award and three medical student awards.

How are the scholars selected?
The scholars will be chosen on merit by an American Heart Association, Midwest Affiliate committee of medical professionals and lay people. Notification of the scholarship award will be made in spring 2014.

Submissions will only be accepted electronically.
Call (952) 278-7909 or Greater MN 1-800-331-6889 if you have questions.

1.  Read the specific requirements of the award.

2.  Complete the application and include the indicated attachments with your submission.

3.  Submit all of these items via e-mail to mnscholarships@heart.org.

  • Please take care to control the size of the documents when possible.
  • You will receive an electronic confirmation that your application was received within one week.
  • All applications must be received no later than April 1, 2015. 
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The Chicago Injury Center Veteran’s Scholarship; Due Date June 1st, 2015

February 20, 2015 by · No Comments · Veteran

The Chicago Injury Center scholarship program will award scholarships in the amounts of $1,000 (1), $500 (1) and $250 (2). These scholarships will be available annually and will follow the deadlines and other requirements stated below.

Applicants should submit the following via email (pearlrosemail@gmail.com) by June 1.

A 500+ word essay describing the difficulties they have faced as a veteran, and how those difficulties have prepared them for the rigors of college

  • A short biography with a recent photo
  • Copy of their transcript, showing their GPA (unofficial transcripts are accepted)
  • Proof of honorable discharge

Additional information about the scholarship can be found here:  http://chicagoinjurycenter.com/cic-veteran-scholarship-fund/

Please consider adding information regarding Chicago Injury Center’s Disabled Veterans Scholarships to your website here:

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Chicago Line $2,000 Scholarship; Due Date August 1st, 2015

February 20, 2015 by · No Comments · General

Chicago Line is one of the premier architectural and historical charter cruise companies in the city. They are offering a scholarship to college students all over the US. There will be one scholarship winner for $2000.

A Better Chicago Scholarship

To be eligible:

- Any college student or incoming freshman with a GPA of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale.

The submission will answer the question “In an ideal world, what new creation would you contribute to Chicago’s physical and/or cultural landscape?” It will be judged on creativity of concept/originality of idea, execution/attention to detail, thoroughness, and demonstration of your appreciation of Chicago. Submissions will be accepted in multiple media formats.

 

The deadline is August 1st, 2015. For complete details please visit: http://www.chicagoline.com/blog/a-better-chicago-scholarship

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Grasshopper $5,000 Scholarship; Due Date April 30th, 2015

February 20, 2015 by · No Comments · Business, General, Uncategorized

Grasshopper, is offering a $5,000 scholarship again this year, and your students are eligible!

Students can apply and get more information here:
http://grasshopper.com/entrepreneur-scholarship/

Scholarship Details

  • We will award an actively enrolled college student $5,000 towards their tuition/books in 2015.
  • There are no restrictions on major or year of study, even incoming freshmen are eligible.
  • There is no purchase necessary.
  • Students will be judged on an essay about entrepreneurship.
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AAC’s Behavioral Health Academic Scholarship, $2,500-$5,000; Due May 31st, 2015

February 10, 2015 by · No Comments · Addiction, Behavioral Health, Mental Health

 AAC’s Behavioral Health Academic Scholarship

 Award Amount: 1st place – $5,000; 2nd place – $2,500; 3rd place – $2,500

 Submission Deadline: May 31, 2015**

Eligibility: High school graduate by summer 2015, current full- or part-time undergraduate and graduate students entering or enrolled in behavioral health, nursing, counseling, psychology, social work, marriage/family therapy, or other program focusing on treating mental health and/or substance abuse issues. Must be US Citizen.

Requirements: Submit application form with essay Why are you interested in pursuing a career in behavioral sciences?” (800 words max.) by May 31, 2015. Application forms can be found at http://americanaddictioncenters.org/behavioral-health-academic-scholarship/

**Scholarship winners will be notified June 26, 2015 and awards will be disbursed on August 14, 2015.

About American Addiction Centers

AAC is a leading provider of inpatient substance abuse treatment services. We treat adults as well as adolescents who are struggling with drug addiction, alcohol addiction, and co-occurring mental/behavioral health issues. Located throughout the United States, we are focused on delivering effective clinical care and treatment solutions.

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ekinsurance.com $500 Scholarship; Due December 31st, 2015

January 20, 2015 by · No Comments · General

Scholarship: Win $500 for College!

Pick Your Topic – Choose one of the two topics below to write about:

Auto insurance can be expensive – especially for young drivers. What are the best ways to legally lower your auto insurance premiums?

Most auto insurers use a credit score as a major factor in determining premiums. What are the pros and cons of this practice and why do most insurers use it?

HOW TO ENTER: One essay will be chosen as the winner and the author will be awarded $500 for college!

CHOOSE YOUR TOPIC: Consider the essay options about risk and technology to decide which appeals to you. Once you’ve made your choice, research the topic and tell us, in 1,000 words, how you deal with the challenge presented.

SEND US YOUR ESSAY: When you complete your project, send it to us using the web form below. Essays will be judged by the EK Insurance Principal and COO.

WIN THE PRIZE: If your essay is judged the best by our panel, you’ll receive a $500 scholarship.

http://ekinsurance.com/scholarship/

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Two $1,000 Scholarships for Single Parents; Due June 1st, 2015

January 15, 2015 by · No Comments · General

To help single parents reach their educational goals, we are offering two single parent scholarships in the amount of $1,000.00 each. One scholarship will be awarded to a single mom and the other will be awarded to a single dad. The deadline to apply is June 1, 2015. The scholarships will be awarded on June 1, 2015. Winners only will be notified by e-mail and their names will be posted on our website Drug Lawsuit Source. Visit Drug Lawsuit Source Scholarship page to apply online.

Criteria to apply:

You must be a single parent helping to raise at least one child You must be currently enrolled in a U.S. high school, trade school, apprentice school, junior college, college, university, or graduate school in the United States.

You must have a GPA of 2.7 or higher and are required submit a copy of your transcript indicating your Grade Point Average (GPA). We do accept unofficial school transcripts.

To Apply for our Scholarships:

Apply by e-mail only at scholarships@druglawsuitsource.com. In the e-mail subject line, type “Single Parent Scholarship Application For Moms” or “Single Parent Scholarship Application For Dads” Provide your full legal name, current address, phone number, e-mail address and name of your current school. Provide us with the first name only and the age of each child that you are helping to raise.

Type a 300-600 word essay in the e-mail explaining your career goals and the challenges of being a single parent in school. Attach an official or unofficial school transcript for your current school. Provide the name, address, phone number and e-mail of an academic reference, such as a teacher or counselor at your current school. By submitting an application, you are verifying that you are a single parent enrolled in school and give us permission to put your name on our website if you are awarded a scholarship. You are also giving Drug Lawsuit Source permission to review your academic record. We will not share your personal information with anyone and will destroy your transcript and personal essay after the scholarships are awarded to protect your privacy.

 

For more information, contact…

 

Matthew McDaniel, Scholarship Director
(866) 280-4722
DrugLawsuitSource.com

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Marketing EDGE Scholarships; Due April 15th, 2015

December 2, 2014 by · No Comments · Business, General, Graduate Students, Marketing

Marketing EDGE is a 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to educating, developing, growing, and employing college students in the field of marketing.  At this time, we would like to share with you our 2015 Scholarship Awards.

Last year we were able to distribute up to $75,000 in scholarships to deserving college students.  Scholarships are awarded to both undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate an interest in pursuing careers in the marketing industry.

In order to make sure that your students are aware of this opportunity, I have included a link that you can post on your website.  All students can complete the online application on our website, www.marketingEDGE.org.

For more information on the complete application process please visit our scholarship section.

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