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Staver Law Group National Scholarship

May 3, 2016 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

We are happy to announce the third annual Staver Law Group National Scholarship. Every day we help people who have been hurt in car accidents or other types of personal injury situations and are struggling to keep up with medical bills and their daily lives. We are dedicated to helping them navigate their situations, and we have designed this scholarship to award a student whose essay shows an understanding and appreciation for the type of work we do.

The 2016 deadline will be December 1, 2016. The winner will receive $5,000 toward educational expenses.

Applications are under review for the 2016 scholarship! Keep an eye out for updated details and application forms for 2017 after the first of the year. The deadline for the 2016 scholarship will be December 1, 2016.

Eligibility

In order to be eligible for the Staver Law Group National Scholarship, applicants must:

  • Be a United States citizen or permanent resident.
  • Be accepted to or currently enrolled in an accredited college, university, or graduate program within the United States.
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Applicants should also demonstrate good character and strong motivation despite challenges.

Requirements

Applicants must submit the following documents to be considered:

  • A completed application form
  • A current high school, college, or graduate school transcript
  • A typed essay of 300-500 words exploring how personal injury lawyers play a role leading safety initiatives by helping those injured and how you as an individual can promote personal and community safety into your everyday life.

Completed materials can be submitted by any of the following methods:

Key Dates

  • The application and supporting material must be received by December 1, 2016.
  • The scholarship winner will be notified by email onDecember 31, 2016.

Award

The scholarship must be applied to tuition and other education-related expenses. A check will be made payable to the recipient’s educational institution directly. You are expected to submit any receipts to remain in compliance with the IRS.

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April 26, 2016 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

Do you want to win a $750 college sponsorship that help you cover expenses? then consider entering this WallStreetMojo Scholarship Program for college students (current enrolled or headed there in 2016-17).

To apply, Please submit essays addressing the following two questions found on the website below.

Question 1 – Why “Money Management” is important for personal and professional growth. (minimum 1000 words, maximum 1500 words)

Question 2 – Why should you receive this scholarship and how it will help you? (minimum 1000 words, maximum 1500 words)

Deadline & Results


  • Deadline: 5 p.m PDT 15th February, 2017
  • The scholarship recipient will be selected and notified directly by Feb 27, 2017, and announced on this page.

How to Submit your Essay


  • Please email you writeup to kacie@wallstreetmojo.com. The format should be Word document (.doc or .docx). Images or graphics used should be submitted as PNG files.
  • Please do include your first name and last name in the word file name. For example – John_Doe.doc
  • the email content should include the following –
    • Name
    • Address
    • Phone Number
    • High School Name, City and State
    • College (you are attending or plan to attend or have applied for admission)

Official Rules:


  • Entrants must be either a college-bound high school senior or a student currently enrolled in an accredited university for the 2016-2017 school year.
  • Limited to one entry per student.
  • Entries will be judged on creativity, thoroughness, clarity of objective and plot.
  • Entries that have been plagiarized will be automatically disqualified. No second chance will be given to the student on the same.
  • Please note that No purchase is necessary and no fees are required to enter.

Agreement


  • Applicants agree to provide correct and full information to be eligible to participate.
  • Applicant agrees to use these funds for education/tuition/books.
  • Incomplete application will be automatically disqualified.
  • Applicant acknowledges that all entries are property of WallStreetMojo.
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OmniPapers Writing Contest: The Ideal Higher Education Model for My Country

April 25, 2016 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

Guidelines

The contest is open to all students worldwide.

What is the task?

Write an essay on the topic “The ideal higher education model for my country.”

Try your best to cover the following questions:

1. What higher education model do you see ideal?

2. What changes would you make to improve your country’s higher education model?

Don’t be afraid of experiments and remember: the most creative works have more chances to win.

Send your essays to info@omnipapers.com. Also, don’t forget the subject line of your message should be “OmniPapers Writing Contest”. And write your name, country and university in the body of this message.

Anything else?

  • The language of your essay should be English.
  • You can write it in academic or non-academic style.
  • The number of words should be between 1,000-1,500.
  • Save and send your essay in Word Doc or PDF formats.
  • Participants must be 20-25 years old.

One student can submit only one essay!

Awards

  • $500 – the 1-st place
  • $200 – the 2-nd place
  • $100 – the 3-rd place

Deadlines

You are welcome to send your essays anytime between March 22 and June 30, 2016.

Winners will be announced on July 11, and they’ll be notified by email. We’ll also publish their works at our blog.

Who Are They to Judge Us?

All essays will be evaluated for creativity, originality, and proper grammar by Emily Johnson, the author of this blog about reviews of best essay writing services.

Feel free to share this info with your friends in Twitter, Facebook, and Google+, using the #essaycontest hashtag.

More details needed? Ask your questions at info@omnipapers.com

For further information, please click here.

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Boling Rice $1000 Scholarship

April 22, 2016 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

Demonstrating our commitment to the next generation of students

At the Atlanta law firm of Boling Rice, LLC, our attorneys understand the value of education as well as the often significant costs associated with obtaining one.  As attorneys, we are well aware of the financial strain that tuition, books, parking, and other educational expenses can put on both students and families. We value helping people who show promise and initiative, and for this purpose are pleased to be offering a $1,000 yearly scholarship to help students meet their financial needs. In order to qualify for this scholarship, an applicant must be either a current or incoming college student, and must participate in our essay competition on the legal topic detailed below.

Essay Topic

According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), coercion occurs when a motor carrier, shipper, receiver, or transportation intermediary threatens to withhold work from, take employment action against, or punish a driver for refusing to operate in violation of hours-of-service and other safety regulations including certain provisions of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs), Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMRs) and the Federal Motor Carrier Commercial Regulations (FMCCRs).  An example of coercion occurs when a motor carrier terminates a driver for refusing to accept a load that would require the driver to violate the hours of service (HOS) requirements.

To address the problem of coercion, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration adopted the Prohibiting Coercion of Commercial Motor Vehicle Drivers, known as the Coercion Rule which took effect on January 29, 2016.  The Rule allows drivers to report incidents of coercion to the FMCSA and authorizes the administration to issue penalties against motor carriers, shippers, receivers, or transportation intermediaries.

Does economic pressure in the motor carrier industry affect commercial drivers in such a way that it creates a negative impact on safety?  Why or why not?  Will the Coercion Rule have a greater impact on the economic side of the commercial trucking industry or safety?  Describe your answer.

Application Process

Details on the application process are as follows:

    • Essays must be responsive to the question posed above
    • Essays should be received by December 31, 2016.
    • Applications should be emailed to: bolingricelaw@gmail.com
    • Applicants must include their name, address, and the name of the school they are attending or planning to attend

 

After the application period is closed, we will review all submissions and decide on a winner on or around December 31, 2016. We will notify the winner by email.

 

Visit their website here.

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Zeiger Firm $1,000 Scholarship

April 22, 2016 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

Helping college students meet their financial needs

The rising cost of obtaining a college education has made it increasingly difficult for many students and families to realize their dreams of earning a college degree. As an attorney, Brian Zeiger understands the value of education as well as the financial strain that being a student can often entail. In an effort to help students meet their financial needs, The Zeiger Firm is pleased to offer a $1,000 scholarship to each winner of the biannual Brian Zeiger college scholarship essay contest. Details regarding the contest and application procedures are detailed below.

The essay contest

In order to participate in the contest, prospective applicants must be currently enrolled in an accredited United States college or university or planning to attend one in the fall 2016 semester. Applicants should submit a 500-word essay answering the following question to the email address provided below:

My good friend and professional cyclist David H. Sylvester has announced a new Hugs & High Fives Tour. This summer Dave will travel, on his bicycle, from San Bernardino, California to Philadelphia, PA. He will be stopping at many cities along the way. 

The purpose of Dave’s tour is to motivate people to see the good in our society and to look for the possibilities in their own lives. Dave believes this is possible through the exchange of stories, talking about society, and Hugs & High Fives. One of David’s frequent topics is police brutality in our society and how everyone in our society must come together for peace to balance our civil rights. 

 

If you can make it to one of Dave’s city, that would be great—he has plenty of hugs and high fives. Either way, please write an essay on the effect of police brutality on our society and suggestions for reducing social unrest in our society related to police actions.

Responses will be judged on the following criteria:

  • The quality of the writing
  • Originality
  • The thoughtfulness of the response
  • The applicant’s demonstrated potential for success in a field of study related to law

I’m a Finalist – Now What?

Now it’s your turn to share your hard work! The finalists will be responsible for promoting their entries within their social media network – get your friends, family, and followers to like your essay for the best chance to win! The winner will be determined by the amount of social media “buzz” the winning essays generate on Facebook. The person with the most Facebook “Likes” will win!

Application procedure

In order to apply, applicants should submit their essay to zeigerfirmscholarship@gmail.com by 8/15/16. In addition, applicants must include the following information in the body of the email to which their essay is attached:

  • Their full name, address, and phone number
  • The name of the institution they are planning to attend during the winter 2016 semester
  • Contact information for their parent(s) or legal guardian, if an applicant is under the age of 18
  • Links to the applicant’s social media profiles, including Facebook, LinkedIn, and Google Plus, if applicable

Visit scholarship website here.

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Van Sant’s Annual $1,000 Veterans’ Educational Scholarship

April 22, 2016 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

Requirements to be considered for scholarship:

  • Applicant must be a veteran of the US Armed Forces with an Honorable Discharge.
  • Send a copy of your military record (DD Form 214).
  • Send a copy of your student ID or other proof of college enrollment.
  • A 500-word essay outlining your experience in the military and your educational goals.

Please email the required documents to: davidvansantveteran@gmail.com

Why We Support America’s Veterans

Our nation’s veterans risk their lives and postpone their dreams for years, all in order to protect our freedoms, both within our borders and overseas. When they return home and exit the military, they should be welcomed with an outpouring of love, appreciation, and support. However, all too often, despite a number of government programs to assist them, many veterans return to find that there are still far too many barriers to re-enter civilian life in a healthy, successful way. Literally millions of veterans struggle with service-related disabilities, ranging from traumatic brain injuries and amputations to depression and post-traumatic stress disorder. Others struggle with homelessness and substance abuse issues. Many strive to get an education, job training, and stability, but face financial hurdles along the way.

We truly hope that our new scholarship program will help raise awareness of veteran issues while helping one outstanding veteran accomplish his or her educational goals, whether they need financial help with tuition, educational supplies, or living expenses.

View the scholarship website here.

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2016 Veteran Benefits Scholarship

April 18, 2016 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

VeteranAid.org, the leading online resource for information on veterans’ Aid & Attendance pension benefit, is proud to announce our first annual scholarship for advancement in higher education. This is a general scholarship which will award each of the selected applicants with a scholarship award of $2,000. This scholarship will be awarded to students enrolled in an accredited college or university during the academic year.

Selection and Eligibility Criteria

  • The annual scholarship award is for three (3) students enrolled in an associate’s degree, bachelor’s degree or graduate level program at an accredited 2-year college or 4-year university during the 2016-2017 academic year.
  • The following are ineligible to apply:
    • Employees of VeteranAid.org, SeniorAdvisor.com, A Place for Mom, Inc., or A Place for Mom Canada, Inc.
    • An immediate family (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) of an employee of VeteranAid.org, SeniorAdvisor.com, A Place for Mom, Inc., or A Place for Mom Canada, Inc.
    • A person living in the same household, whether or not related, of an employee of VeteranAid.org, SeniorAdvisor.com, A Place for Mom, Inc., or A Place for Mom Canada, Inc.
  • Applicants must include a 150-word maximum introductory bio with their 500-750 word essay and sign the Scholarship Award Agreement.
  • A $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to three (3) individual students who write the most compelling essay as judged by VeteranAid.org staff.

Guidelines for Applicants

Please include the following three items in your submission:

  • 150 word maximum introductory bio about yourself – you may choose to include your work or educational background, why you’re seeking a degree in your field, and why this scholarship interested you.
  • 500-750 word essay response to the question: Give an example of one veterans benefit and explain how it helps senior veterans. Then propose your own benefit to help senior veterans.
  • Signed and dated Scholarship Award Agreement.

Submission Deadline: December 31, 2016

Scholarship award recipients will be announced by January 31, 2017.

How to Apply

Email scholarship@veteranaid.org to submit your essay, introductory bio, and signed Scholarship Award Agreement.

Award recipients will be notified individually and announced by January 31, 2017.

For further information and to apply, please follow this link.

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Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship

April 18, 2016 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

The Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarships, first awarded in 1998, are open to women enrolled in at least the second year of an undergraduate program through the final year of a Master’s program in business, leading to a business management career. The program is designed to encourage women to enter careers and to seek leadership positions in business-related fields in their communities and throughout the world. The Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarships look to the women of today to be the leaders of tomorrow.

The Zonta Club of Minneapolis is a chartered club of Zonta International, a membership organization dedicated to advancing the status of women and serving our community through service, local and international contributions, scholarship offerings, and to achieving personal and professional growth in a nurturing and supportive environment.

The program operates at the Zonta club, district and international levels. Zonta clubs provide an award for a local recipient. Zonta International awards scholarships of US$1,000 each at the district level and twelve international scholarships in the amount of US$7,000. The awards may be used for tuition, books or living expenses at any university, college or institution offering accredited business courses and degrees.
ELIGIBILITY: Women pursuing a business or business-related degree who demonstrate outstanding potential in their field. Online students are also eligible. Members and employees of Zonta International are not eligible to apply.

A club evaulating committee selects one applicant to submit to district.  A district evaluating committee selects one applicant per district to submit to Zonta International Headquarters to be considered as one of the twelve recipients to recieve $7,000 scholarship award.

Deadline:  May 2, 2016 - CLOSED, CHECK BACK IN WINTER/SPRING 2016

Award Amount:  $1,000 (Local Award) – $1000 (District Award) - $7,000 (International Award)

For further information and to download the application, please follow this link.

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eduCBA $500 College Scholarship

April 18, 2016 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

eduCBA is a global online training provider of Professional certifications. We are offering a need based $500 Scholarship for college students (current or senior)

You can consider submitting your application for eduCBA college scholarship program if you are

  • Currently enrolled in college
  • Plan to enroll in 2016-17

To apply for this scholarship, you need to answer three open ended thought provoking questions.

Submission Deadline: 15th January, 2017
Award Amount: $500.00
Winner will be selected on 22nd of January, 2017

Please follow this link to complete the application.

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$5,000 Scholarship for Financial Awareness

April 14, 2016 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

The Coupon Follow Scholarship

We decided to establish a $5,000 annual scholarship to help University students across the country get a helping hand in paying for their education. The scholarship will be awarded to one student to help them cover their tuition fees. The scholarship funds will be paid directly to your University by us on your behalf.

While it isn’t required, ideal candidates can demonstrate financial awareness in the form of budgeting, couponing, frugality, and/or personal finance. Just by applying for this scholarship you’re already off to a great start!

Application Requirements

  • Your desired University must be in the United States;
  • You must submit your application by June 30th, 2016;
  • You must answer all required questions in our application form;
  • You must choose one of the Universities from the list. Begin typing the name of your University for it to appear. If it does not appear in the list, click on “Don’t see your university listed?” below.

Assessment

We will read all the essays and choose one applicant who will be granted the scholarship. The money will be transferred to their University’s bank account.

Visit the scholarship website here.

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