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Brauns Law, PC $1,000 Scholarship Contest

August 18, 2017 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

Here at Brauns Law, PC we understand that our future leaders can achieve success with a proper education. However, we realize that education can be a financial constraint for students and their families. To help students achieve their educational goals, our personal injury attorneys are proud to announce the launch of Brauns Law, PC $1000 Scholarship Contest.

The 2018 Essay Topic

To participate in the contest, applicants should write a 600-word essay answering the following question:

Brauns Law is committed to helping people “fall forward” – taking setbacks like being injured in a car accident and leveraging the experience to become stronger and more empowered in life. What qualities and values do you possess, and how have those qualities and values helped you overcome certain obstacles in your life? What was a short-term failure that in hindsight became an asset or empowering experience?

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited college, university, or law school in the United States for the Spring 2018 semester. This includes high school seniors, freshman, sophomores, juniors, college seniors, and law students (L1, L2, L3). Applicants must also comply with all requirements set forth in the “Essay Submission Procedure” section below.

Essay Submission Procedure

People who wish to participate should send their essay as an attachment in an email to braunslawscholarship@gmail.com by February 28th, 2018 9 AM EST. In the body of the email, applicants should include the following information:

  • Your name and phone number
  • If you are under 18, contact information for your parents
  • The name of the school you are attending or planning on attending
  • Your current/prospective course of study
  • The best way to contact you

Once the application period has ended, our scholarship committee will review the essays. A winner will be chosen by March 15, 2018. The winner will be chosen considering the following factors:

  • Originality
  • Creativity
  • Proper use of citations

Scholarship awards will be issued directly to the winner’s institution of choice.

For more information, please click here. 

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Ukulele Music Info Musical Studies Scholarship

August 17, 2017 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

Application requirements:

To be considered for a scholarship, you must be:

1. An American citizen.
2. Enrolled as a full-time student in the academic year 2017-2018 at an accredited higher education institution, studying for a degree in music.

Application guidelines:

1. Each applicant must submit one of the following:
a) A 300-500 word essay describing why you strive to pursue a degree in music and develop in the field. We are looking for essays that are well-written, intriguing, and thoughtful.
b) A short (1-3 min.), creative video uploaded publicly to YouTube, showcasing your musical abilities.

2. The essay should be sent to dave@ukulelemusicinfo.com with the subject of Scholarship Application for [Student Name] and must include all of the following:
a) Full name, email address, major, name and website of college or university, matriculation date, and graduation date.
b) A copy of the current academic transcript.
c) A 300-500 word essay or link to YouTube video, on the topic stated above.
d) Entries must be submitted by March 15, 2018.

Notification:

1. The scholarship recipient will be notified within one month of the submission deadline date.
2. The $1,000 music scholarship award will be paid directly to the student upon verification of higher-education institution enrollment.

Notes:

1. Submission and notification dates are subject to change.
2. Ukulele Music Info has the rights to the submitted content, and may publish on website or social media.
3. There is no application fee for this scholarship.

 

For more information visit their website here!

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Educational Scholarship

August 16, 2017 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

Education is all time important thing in our life that can help us everywhere. We understand how expensive education is and that’s why we want to share some part of our profit with those whose financial condition is bad and unable to fulfill education fee.

This scholarship, sponsored by Hosting-reviews.co.uk. We are awarding a scholarship to those students who’re going to attend higher level education (associate’s degree, bachelor’s degree or graduate level program) with any institute and one must be a legal resident of the USA, UK or Canada. In today’s world everyone wants to run their business online and in order to run a business online, one needs to have Domain and hosting. We provide web hosting review so, one can easily to meet their requirement. And your topic on which one needs to write an essay with word limit 1000-1500 “Things You Need to Consider Before Buying a Dedicated Web Hosting Server”, Do some research and best of luck to all.

Eligibility Criteria: Am I An Eligible Candidate?

  1. Must be a U.S.A, UK or Canadian Citizen/Permanent Resident
  2. Applicant must be a full time student and enrolled in an associate’s degree, bachelor’s degree or graduate level program in an university or college during the 2017-2018 academic year
  3. Applicant’s entire GPA should be 2.75 or higher.
  4. No one who belongs to Hosting-Reviews.co.uk or connected with us, are not eligible to apply for our Scholarship Program.
  5. There’s no application fee or charges to enroll in our program.

Essay Topic:

“Things You Need to Consider Before Buying a Dedicated Web Hosting Server

About Scholarship:

We will select three individual students and distribute 3 prices of $750, $500, $250 to first three candidates respectively.

1st Prize $750

2nd Prize $500

3rd Prize $250

Submission Requirements:

  1. Participant have to write essay on given topic with word limit 1000-1500 and send it to scholarship@hosting-reviews.co.uk
  2. Email your essay by using Microsoft .doc, PDF format or Copy & paste in the body of the email.
  3. A proof of School/College/University where you are studying with your photo in .jpg, .png, or .pdf format.

Format of Submission

Attach the details as mentioned below:

  • Your Legal Name
  • Your college or university
  • Course/stream
  • Contact Number
  • E-mail Address

We will monitor essay on the basis of following criteria:

  1. Originality – 55%
  2. Depth of Research – 25%
  3. Grammatical accuracy – 10%
  4. Quality of composition – 10%

Deadline Or Time Period –

  • Last date of submitting application is November 30th, 2017
  • Our team of experts check all of submitted essay by students from various universities.
  • We will notify all the winners on 21st Dec. 2017 through email.

Question:

For more information and any query, Email us at scholarship@hosting-reviews.co.uk

For more information, please click here. 

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Horatio Alger National Career & Technical Scholarship Program

August 14, 2017 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

Receive up to $2,500 to pursue a career or technical certificate/degree

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Have completed high school (or earned a high school equivalency credential)
  • Will be enrolled in eligible program in Fall 2017
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a career or technical program (up to 2 years) at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution in the United States
  • Demonstrated critical financial need (must be eligible to receive the Federal Pell grant as determined by completion of the FAFSA)
  • Demonstrated perseverance in overcoming adversity
  • Be under the age of 30
  • Be a United States citizen

Funds may be used for tuition, fees, books and supplies.  All scholarship funds are paid directly to the institution on behalf of the recipient.

To print a poster announcing this scholarship program please visit our School Officialpage.

The scholarship program is open until August 31st to fill its remaining slots.

For more information and to apply, please click here. 

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Ignition $1,000 Business Scholarship

August 11, 2017 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

Ignition will be awarding $1000 to between 1 and 5 applicants from universities across the country, who demonstrate a commitment and passion for starting his or her own business.  The funds will be used to provide services to assist the startup in attaining its goals.  Ignition will also provide mentorship assistance to the winners.  Applications are due December 15, and the winners will be announced on January 1, 2018.

For more information and to apply, please click here. 

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SARASOTA DENTISTRY DENTAL SCHOLARSHIP ESSAY CONTEST

August 11, 2017 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

Scholarship Details

Sarasota Dentistry, a leading provider in cosmetic and implant dental care is pleased to announce they will be holding a “Sarasota Dentistry Dental National Scholarship Contest”. The essay winners selected will receive a $1,500.00 scholarship.  Dr. Michael knows the importance of education. “My college and dental education has given me the ability to change peoples lives for the better everyday, seeing their smile, relieving their pain… it couldn’t happen without an education.” said Michael.  As a Dentist, Dr. Michael places great value in his own education and the sacrifices made along the way to becoming a successful Dentist.

As a strong advocate for education and higher learning, Dr. Michael is proud to give back to aspiring students through the Sarasota Dentistry Dental Scholarship Essay Contest. This annual scholarship is awarded to two students based on merit (one undergraduate student and one dental student).

There will be only two winners. The scholarship funds awarded are to be used for tuition and books only. Once awarded, checks will be written to the recipient’s enrolled school and credited for academic costs. Scholarship is non-renewable and is only good for one semester. By participating, you are giving your consent for us to contact you via mail, email and/or call to you. In addition, if you are the winner, you are giving us your express consent to use your name, college or dental school identification, your photo (see below) and your essay on this site and for any other promotional purposes, without further compensation or payment to you. If you want us to use your photo, please send that in with your submission. The scholarship recipient is responsible for payment of any applicable State and/or Federal income taxes due to the receipt of the scholarship.

Please review the eligibility requirements and application instructions below.

Eligibility:

  • Application Deadline: Submission must be received by December 15th, 2017.
  • The Scholarship is available to any college student who is currently admitted to and attending an undergraduate or graduate degree program at an accredited US university or college.
  • Employees or family members of employees at Sarasota Dentistry are disqualified from applying for the scholarship.
  • Past winners are disqualified from reapplying for the scholarship.

How to Apply

Write a 1,000 to 1,500-word essay on the following topic: What technology should you expect when going to the dentist in 2017?

Submissions can be sent either by email in PDF or Word document or by mail:

Email:
contact@sarasotadentistry.com

Mail:
Sarasota Dentistry
2221 Stickney Point Rd
Sarasota, FL 34231

You must include the following information in your application:

  • Full name, address, and contact details including your phone number and email.
  • A statement of your current academic status, including evidence that you are currently attending college as set forth under our Eligibility requirements. You can submit your most current undergraduate or graduate transcript as evidence. By applying for this scholarship, you give us express consent to confirm your admission and attendance by contacting the college or university.
  • Your written submission as a Word document or PDF attachment.

 Selection Process and Notification

Essays will be reviewed by a panel of independent judges and the winner will be announced on or around: December 15th on the Sarasota Dentistry website and through the Sarasota Dentistry social media pages.  The winner will also be notified via email or phone.

For more information, please click here. 

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GrillBuff Internet Marketing Scholarship Program

August 10, 2017 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

At Grillbuff.com we do extensive research and product reviews for the latest in outdoor grilling products. Our goal is to offer quality information and help them find the product that best meets their need for grilling or smoking their favorite foods. This takes much research, effort, and great writing skills. Our writers and staff recognize the power of written words, that make-up our posts and pages to which deliver the highest quality content for our readers, and want to help the motivated and creative minds to grow and be a part of the next innovative marketing revolution.

It is for this reason that we are proud to present our Annual Scholarship Program named the “GrillBuff Internet Marketing Scholarship“.

We wish to help students currently registered in an accredited American university or college who have a sincere passion for “Internet Marketing”. This annual scholarship is awarded to one student based on merit for the amount of $750. Award will be sent accordingly to scholarship rules outlined by winning student’s University/College.

Scholarship Amount: $750
Application Deadline: December 28, 2017

Eligibility Requirements

  • Be an undergraduate student currently registered at a University or College in the United States;
  • Hold a minimum of 3.00 GPA at the time of application

NOTE: Students wishing to participate do not require “expertise” in this area, just an honest passion for Business/Internet Marketing is sufficient.

Application Process

  1. Students are to write an original 1,500 word (maximum) essay on the subject …”Benefits of Internet Marketing to Businesses“. Grammar will be checked.
  2. Prepare a doc or PDF format file with the essay (article) written.
  3. Submit your essay file via email to our Scholarship address shown below.

Please review the eligibility requirements and application process above and don’t forget to include the following details:

» Your Full Name
» Email Address
» Phone Number
» Full Mailing Address
» Area of Study
» University/College Name and Email Address

Our dedicated Scholarship email address for essay submission: gb_scholarship@grillbuff.com

• Applicants must be at least the age of majority in their state of residence at time of entry.
• Applicants must be residents of the 50 United States, and Washington D.C.  Void where prohibited by law.
• Applicants may submit only one application for this year’s contest.

For more information, please click here. 

 

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Win a $500 Rover Scholarship

August 9, 2017 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

Higher education: that magical time when deadlines are tight and budgets are tighter. Whether you’re living off of insta-coffee or insta-noodles, we get it—and we’d like to help fund your brain fuel for the coming school year. Just write a 400-500 word essay for your chance to win $500!

This contest is open to active Rover sitters only. Sign up to become a sitter on the Rover website—and read about how pet sitting on Rover has changed one college student’s life.

Rover.com connects pet parents with the nation’s largest network of loving and trustworthy pet sitters and dog walkers. Discover, book, and manage personalized care for your dogs including pet sitting, dog walking, in-home dog boarding, and doggy day care. Founded on the belief that everyone should have the opportunity to experience the unconditional love of a dog, Rover improves and simplifies life for pet parents and the dogs they love.

How to Enter:

  1. Answer our scholarship question in 400 – 500 words (response must be written in English).
  2. Put your answer in a Google doc, with your name and year in college at the top (high school seniors allowed).
  3. Fill out our form.
  4. Submit by August 31st, 2017.

In 400 – 500 words, answer the following question:

More Americans are choosing to build their families around their dogs, rather than having children. What is fueling this decision?

We’re looking for essays that incorporate unique ideas and analysis of differing city economies, as well as personal stories.

Here are some questions to get you going:

  • Try comparing cities with more dogs than kids to cities with more kids than dogs.
  • What are the economic and social reasons for having dogs instead of kids?
  • Do you think of dogs as part of the family? How have human relationships with dogs evolved?
  • How do dogs affect life at work? Life at home? Human relationships?

To Be Eligible:

  • You need to be a resident of the United States.
  • You must be a graduating high school senior or currently a freshman, sophomore, or junior in college in pursuit of a associates degree, bachelor’s degree, or master’s degree. We reserve the right to verify date of high school graduation and/or university enrollment.
  • If you’re a graduating high school senior, your GPA must be 3.0 or above.
  • If you’re in college, your GPA must be 2.5 or above. If you’re in graduate school, you must either have a 2.5 GPA or above or a “Pass” in a Pass/Fail grading system.
  • You must be a sitter on Rover.com, and have booked a stay in the last 12 months. Sign up to become a sitter online.
  • You can’t be related to anyone on the Rover staff, but you can be related to someone who’s a pet sitter or dog walker on Rover.

Entry is subject to the official rules and conditions, which you can access on the scholarship website. As further set forth in the official rules, your entry grants us full permission to republish and otherwise freely use your entry materials and your name and likeness in order to promote Rover or other third parties.

How to Win:

Your essay will be judged based on:

  • 50% = Thoughtfulness of response
  • 30% = Relevance to prompt
  • 15% = Quality of composition
  • 5% = Grammatical accuracy

There will be two winners, each granted $500.

We’ll choose and notify the winners by September 18, 2017, and we’ll mail the winners a $500 check each.

For more information, please click here. 

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Impact Sign’s Annual $1,000 Scholarship

August 9, 2017 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

Since 1989, Impact Signs has been crafting the top quality corporate signs, plaques and architectural sign letters. To give back to the community and inspire students to use their creativity, Impact Signs has created an annual $1,000 scholarship to award the winners of our unique design contest.

The 2017 Scholarship Contest

To participate in the contest, applicants should design one of the following

  • Design a plaque (cast aluminum, cast bronze, or etched stainless steel for a main building on your campus that welcomes guests.
  • Design metal lettering (cast bronze or aluminum or stainless steel finishes) for a needed area on your campus such as a building, campus name, or entrance monument wall.
  • Design a memorial plaque for a famous professor at your campus (include a photo of the professor and short bio). The plaque should be created for a room, a building, or a park.

Designs should be placed on a mocked up image on one of the building / location choices that is specified above. Design can include individual metal letters and / or metal plaques.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicants must be planning to enroll in an accredited United States college or University in the Spring 2018 semester.

How to Apply

People who wish to participate should send their designs as an attachment (JPEG / PDF) in an email to scholarship@impactsigns.com by January 31, 2018 9 AM CST. In the body of the email, applicants should include the following information:

  • Your name, address, and phone number
  • If you are under 18, contact information for your parents
  • The name of the school you are attending or planning on attending
  • Your current course of study
  • The best way to contact you

Once the application period has ended, our scholarship committee will review the submissions and choose a winner by February 15, 2018. The winner will be chosen considering the following factors:

  • Originality
  • Creativity
  • Quality

The winner will be awarded a $1,000 check, issued directly to their University / College of their choice.

Resources

For metal plaques and metal lettering design examples, please see resources on the scholarship website.

Privacy Policy

All personal information collected from scholarship applicants will be used only for the purpose of awarding the Impact Signs Annual $1,000 Scholarship. No personal information will be distributed, sold, or provided to third parties. By submitting your designs, you are granting permission for Impact Signs to edit and publish your design on Impact Sign’s website or social media accounts.

For more information, please click here. 

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#MyCredibleFuture Scholarship

August 9, 2017 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

At Credible, our mission is to give people the power and confidence to improve their financial future. We are very excited to fulfill this mission in a new way through the #MyCredibleFuture Scholarship.

From August 1, 2017, through October 31, 2017, any student actively enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate university program can submit a photo and story about “why your education is important to you” for a chance to earn the #MyCredibleFuture $10,000 scholarship.

Excited to enter? Tell us what inspires your education and show us why your education is so important to you! We can’t wait to see your photo and read your story! We’d like to see entries that are authentic, inspirational and clearly illustrate your story.

Who can enter

The scholarship is open to any student who is actively enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program.  Limit one entry per person. For more information on eligibility, visit the official rules.

What it takes to enter

  1. Enter the application online
  2. Submit a photo which you think best tells your story
  3. Tell us about why your education is so important to you and include the hashtag #MyCredibleFuture
  4. Share your submission with as many friends as possible. Credible will be selecting 25 finalists from the 100 top most voted entries

All entries must be submitted via Facebook by October 31, 2017. Like us on Facebook to stay up to date on the scholarship!

How Credible will select the finalists

Credible will review the top 100 most voted entries and score them based on the criteria below. The 25 entrants who are scored highest will be selected to participate in the final round of community voting.

Your story — 50% of total score
Your entry will be judged on how creatively it tells your story, as well as being authentic and inspirational. Make sure it includes the hashtag #MyCredibleFuture. The story must be 1,500 words max, including spaces.

Your photo — 25% of total score
Your photo will be judged on its quality and ability to help tell your story. Photos must be in .jpeg, or .png file format. Please make sure your photo is clear. No blurry or inappropriate images.

Your creativity and effort — 25% of total score
Your story will be judged on its ability to be inspirational, thoughtful and unique.

Vote for the scholarship recipient

There will be a final round of voting to determine who will earn the scholarship. In this round, the 25 finalists selected by Credible will all start with 0 votes and the finalist with the most votes at the end of the voting period will receive the scholarship. Public voting will take place on Facebook from November 16, 2017 to December 1, 2017 and the scholarship recipient will be announced December 15, 2017.

To apply, please click here. 

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