Outside Scholarship Opportunities for Augsburg Students

Just another Augsburg College Blogs site

$10,000 SEO Expert Scholarship

July 26, 2016 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

In today’s competitive job market, it pays to have a leg up on your competition. Good grades, stellar internship reviews and a relevant minor comprise part of the equation. Today, organizations are looking for applicants who go the extra mile. They’re looking for graduates who have started making a name for themselves in their industry before they graduated.

The SEO Expert Scholarship can help you showcase your knowledge and talent while also providing some much-needed funds to finish your education. It’s designed for juniors, seniors and graduate students majoring in business, communications and web-based technology who have a passion for educating others about search engine optimization, online marketing and the future of online business tools.

 

Scholarship Details

We will award one scholarship in the amount of $10,000 to the candidate who writes the best essay about SEO. Applicants should be majoring in one of the following fields (or an equivalent):

  • Business
  • Communication
  • Journalism
  • Web-based technology

A panel of SEO Expert leadership will choose 20 finalists. Finalists may be asked to participate in a phone interview. The top finalist will be awarded the $10,000 scholarship, which can be used for any educational expenses.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for an SEO Expert scholarship, the applicant must:

  • Be a junior, senior or graduate student majoring in business, communications or a web-based technology
  • Hold a 2.75 grade point average
  • Write a 1,500 to 2,000 word article about a topic relevant to search engine optimization and online marketing
  • Authorize SEO Expert permission to publish their essay on itswebsite
  • Be a citizen of the United States of America

To Apply

Applications will be accepted from July 15, 2016 through December 31, 2016. The winner will be announced on April 1, 2017.  All applications must include:

  • A 1,500 to 2,000 word essay about a topic relevant to SEO or online marketing that meets the below requirements
  • Agreement to the terms and conditions of this Scholarship Program, available by clicking here. This grants SEO Expert full, irrevocable rights to the essay
  • A 100-word bio
  • A headshot from your smartphone, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or LinkedIn page
  • A link to your Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, blog, or LinkedIn page

 

Print Friendly

10Beasts Internet Marketing Scholarship

July 26, 2016 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

10Beasts is writing the best and honest reviews about a broad range of products.
Example: Best Wireless Router 2016

We recognize the power of the written words online and offline and want to help the creative minds exhibit their abilities in this area.

Leading on from this we have created the 10Beasts Internet Marketing Scholarship.

This is a chance for Undergraduate or Postgraduate students with the passion of “Internet Marketing” to receive $1000 as Scholarship. This scholarship can be utilized either in course materials or other resources.

Those students who are currently studying in the areas of Marketing, Business, IT or Communications may be extremely interested in this scholarship program, and one doesn’t require any expertise in this area, passion for internet marketing content creation is enough.

If you found this scholarship beneficial and you believe you can achieve it, please don’t hesitate in contacting us with the relevant details.

General Terms of Participation

You have a chance to win a scholarship for $1000.

The only thing we require is for you to think about internet marketing and create a piece of content between 500-1000 words on the subject. “Internet Marketing and its Importance in the web in 2016”.

We want you to include the following ideas:

  • Why do you believe that internet marketing is important?
  • How is this utilized on our website/articles?

The person who does the best will receive $1000 that can be used either in course materials or other resources. If you would like to know more, please continue reading.

Eligibility and Creativity

This scholarship is only for students that are currently enrolled in colleges, universities or high schools.

The piece of content you are going to create must be unique and creative. The words of your content must be able to convince anyone that you know what you’re doing and you are correct.

While reading the articles that are submitted, we will take note of several factors including creativity, value of the provided information and few others.

How to Submit your Application

Firstly, write an article of 500-1000 words long and submit to us via a word .doc file. Additionally, please add the URL to your website (If you have any).

When you will be done with these steps, email us at scholarships@10beasts.com with all of the details listed below and attached Word document.

  • Your Personal Details (Full name, telephone and mailing address).
  • The name of the school you attend.
  • Your area of study.
  • Proof that you are a student of the school you specified.

By submitting your content, you are allowing us to use your content for promotions and marketing purposes.

Deadline

The deadline is October 31st, and the winner will be selected by November 15th and the check will be mailed out by November 20th.

$1,000 check will be sent directly to your college.

We run our scholarship program every year.

Total Number of Submissions: 4

For more information, please click here. 

Print Friendly

cuLearn Summer Scholarship Drawing

July 22, 2016 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

Introducing cuLearn! A new Thrivent company; a collaboration of credit unions who want to “see you learn.” We work to help offer smart student loans with a higher purpose!

Enter for a Chance to Win a $1,000 College Scholarship!

Thanks for your interest in our $1,000 collegescholarship.

20 lucky winners will each receive a $1,000 prize to put toward higher education. Please read the terms and conditions prior to entering. You do not have to be a credit union member or customer to enter. Only one entry per person. You have until August 10, 2016, to enter.

Last Day to Enter: 08/10/2016

Available: 20
Scholarship Value: $ 1,000.00
Print Friendly

Hitting The Golf Ball Sports Scholarship

July 21, 2016 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

At Hitting The Golf Ball, we value education and helping those in need. We also understand that education can be a significant expense and know how difficult it can be for students and their families to make ends meet. Between housing, tuition, books, and school supplies, the cost of attending college or graduate school can easily rise into the tens of thousands of dollars, if not more.

In an effort to make things a little easier for students and their families, we are pleased to be offering an annual $1,000 scholarship to individuals who are currently attending or planning on attending college or graduate school in the near future.

If you have a passion for sports and especially golf, this scholarship might be of interest to you. Even though we are an advocate of sports, you do not have to be an athlete to apply.

General Terms of Participation

You have a chance to win a scholarship for $1000.

In order to participate, students must submit an essay between 500-1000 words on the following topic: “How Technology is Affecting Sports”

The person who does the best will receive $1000 that can be used either in course materials or other resources. If you would like to know more, please continue reading.

Eligibility and Creativity

This scholarship is only for students that are currently enrolled in colleges, universities or high schools.

The essay you are writing must be unique and creative. You must be able to convince readers of your point of view.

While reading the articles that are submitted, we will take note of several factors; including creativity, value of the provided information and few others.

Application Guidelines

Write an essay that is between 500-1000 words long and submit to us via a Word .doc. Additionally, please add this URL to your website (If you have any).

When you will be done with these steps, email us at scholarships@hittingthegolfball.com with all of the details listed below and attached Word document:

  • Your personal details (full name, telephone number and mailing address)
  • The name of the school you attend or are attending
  • Proof that you are a student of the school you specified
  • Your area of study

By submitting your essay, you give us permission to use it for marketing and promotions purposes.

Deadline

The deadline for submission is January 31st, 2017, and the winner will be selected by February 15th, 2017. If the prize is not claimed within a month of the selection date, another winner will be selected.

$1000 will be made payable (via US mail or Direct Deposit via PayPal) to the accredited university, college, or high school (institution) as designated by the applicant after the application deadline. The scholarship award must be applied to school expenses (including but not limited to tuition, books, fees and on-campus housing fees) during the school year.

We run our scholarship program annually.

For more information, please click here. 

Print Friendly

Snap Web Design for Generation Z Scholarship

July 20, 2016 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

The ‘Web Design for Generation Z Scholarship’ is an exhibition of the finest young minds focused on digital marketing, giving away $1,000 dollars to the contestant that exemplifies digital genius / fresh thinking in an ever-changing industry. Here’s your opportunity to get your web design education started off with a bang! By participating in the challenge listed below, you’ll have the chance to become the distinguished Snap Scholar. Not only will you get $1,000 bucks, you’ll be featured on Snap Agency’s blog, where your article will be viewed by thousands. All you gotta do is write us 1,000 words on the best ways to employ web design to reach generation Z. Sound easy enough? Then let’s get started.

CHALLENGE:

To the best of your ability, complete a 1,000 word article discussing a cutting-edge web design strategy(ies) that appeals to generation Z. Why and how will it change the way online marketers get their brand found online? Complete your answer by showing us a strategy that supports your hypothesis.

 

GUIDELINES:

Write your 1,000 word article, call out headings to ensure readability, and upload/insert a featured image to represent your article.

After your submission, we will email you a link to the live post once it’s published.
Visitors to our Snap Scholarship page are able to vote at the end of your article once it’s posted. With the link that we provide you, blast it out to friends, families and your social networks and tell them to vote for you – the more promotion you do on your end, the better your chances are winning. Shareability will give you a huge bump in the race. But that’s not the only thing you need to do to win; we base our judgement on four different pieces of criteria.

CRITERIA FOR A WINNING ARTICLE:

The winning article will include these four criteria:

  • Quality of writing
  • Shareability
  • Originality
  • Innovation

EVALUATION:

The Snap Scholar, based on the decision of our web design experts, (using the criteria/votes and traffic driven to the article as listed above) will receive $1,000 dollars towards future or ongoing education and have their article published on our primary Snap Agency blog, read by thousands of people.

Runner-up articles that follow the above criteria and show creativity will be featured prominently on our Scholarship Contest blog.

Best of luck to all applicants and aspiring web designers!.

Legal: Snap Agency waives any liability for images we display from entries as they are submitted by participants, and forbid uploading of copyrighted material. If you have a complaint about an image that infringes on Copyright please send us a message here.

Last Day to Enter: 10/05/16 | Winner Announced: 10/15/16

For more information, please click here. 

Print Friendly

The TopAdvisor Scholarship

July 19, 2016 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

TopAdvisor provides business professionals the tools they need to compare and contrast top-ranking software solutions. Our detailed solution profiles and wide-ranging listings simplify the complex world of business software, helping professionals everywhere make educated decisions that improve the efficiency and profitability of their businesses.

HOW TO APPLY

To have the chance to win a $1,000 TopAdvisor Scholarship, write an original 700- to 1,000-word essay based on one of the topics below:

Topic One

At TopAdvisor, we understand the power education has to change people’s lives for the better. We help businesses make smart software choices by providing thorough buyer’s guides, detailed solution descriptions, and informational articles. As a student, you don’t just take away insightful information from your courses—you give back by sharing what you learn with others.

Describe a situation in which you helped someone learn a valuable lesson. How did you learn that lesson? What method did you use to teach others? What was the result?

Topic Two

Searching for the right business software solution is much like searching for the right college—you have to weigh your needs against what different programs offer and determine which school will help you become the most successful. Online comparison tools can help you choose the right college, just like TopAdvisor helps businesses select the right software.

Describe how you compared colleges and what tools helped you make your final decision. How long did it take you to research different programs? What ultimately helped you make the right choice?

REQUIREMENTS

Submit your essay and contact information by September 30th, 2016 in a .doc or .docx format to brandy@topadvisor.com.

In your email, don’t forget to include:

  •  Your Full Name
  •  The University You Attend
  •  Your Major
  •  The Date You Expect to Graduate
  •  Your Phone Number

Remember, each original, 700- to 1,000-word essay must be:

  •  unique (we do not accept essays written for other scholarships or assignments!),
  •  in .doc or .docx format, and
  •  appropriate for publication.

In order to submit an essay, you must be enrolled as a full-time student at a college or university. Only one essay per applicant will be accepted.

For more information, please click here. 

Print Friendly

The Tragos Write Your Own Law Scholarship

July 18, 2016 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

Attorney George Tragos is the managing partner at the personal injury firm, Law Offices of Tragos, Sartes & Tragos in Clearwater, FL. For over 30 years, he has passionately defended his clients’ rights as defined by the U.S. Constitution.

Attorney Tragos has a successful history of working within the Florida and federal legal systems and has been recognized as a Top Lawyer in the Wall Street Journal, AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell, and a 10.0 rating from Avvo.

Laws shape the nation and can affect your life in ways you are often unaware of. People often come to lawyers because they don’t fully understand the legal situation they now find themselves in. Although they can sometimes be complicated, and it may seem like there’s a never ending stream to learn and understand about the legal system, Attorney Tragos believes that having a grasp of our legal processes is fundamentally important. He has seen first-hand the effects that laws can have on everyday Americans.

Mr. Tragos is deeply invested in the Clearwater community, spending countless hours mentoring and educating fellow Floridians whenever possible. He hopes to spark students’ interest in the legal system and encourage them to consider the implications of each law in a broader sense.

As a tenacious and resourceful trial attorney, Mr. Tragos is a commanding presence in any courtroom. His commitment to clients and discretion in cases has gained him recognition as a powerful partner at trial. He has proved himself as an excellent attorney, not only in personal injury law, but many other areas of law as well. His professional demeanor and experience sets his clients at ease. He knows the law inside and out.

To help a deserving student reach their academic goals and impress upon them the importance of lawmaking, the Law Offices of Tragos, Sartes & Tragos is excited to establish the Tragos Write Your Own Law Scholarship. The scholarship will award $500 to a deserving student who presents a creative, practical, and substantive law for the United States.

Eligibility & Selection Criteria:

  • This scholarship is offered to any student currently enrolled in an accredited community college, undergraduate, or graduate program in the United States. This includes incoming first-year college students who are high school graduates or possess a GED.
  • All eligible candidates must be in good academic standing, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.

Application Requirements:

  • A completed application Tragos Law cover sheet.
  • An updated résumé, including your contact information and status as a student.
  • A 750-word essay responding to the following prompt: If you could write one bill into law, what would it be? Why? Please provide a thoughtful analysis of the effect of your law.
  • A current unofficial transcript from the applicant’s school (NOTE: First-year college students must submit an unofficial transcript from their most recent school, as well as an unofficial transcript from their current post-secondary institution.)

Application Deadline & Instructions:

In order to be eligible, scholarship applicants must submit their FULL application (personal statement, cover sheet, transcript(s), and résumé) by email to info@tragoslaw.com. The official deadline for all application materials is January 31, 2017.

ALL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION SUBMISSION EMAILS MUST HAVE THE FOLLOWING:
Subject Line: Name of the Applicant — Name of the Scholarship
Attachments: Application Cover Letter, Personal Statement, Transcript, and Resume

APPLICATIONS FAILING TO FOLLOW THE SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS ABOVE WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

For more information, please click here. 

Print Friendly

Student Loan Hero $1K Scholarship

July 15, 2016 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

About

Student Loan Hero, an unbiased solution to organize, manage, and repay your student loans, is thrilled to award two (2) $1,000 scholarships each semester to help alleviate educational costs.

Who Qualifies / Criteria

All applicants must be actively enrolled (at least part-time) in a college/university

How to Apply / Guidelines

To enter, please submit a short essay (500 words or less) answering one of the following

  1. What financial challenges have you overcome growing up?
  2. How will receiving this scholarship help you achieve your future financial goals?
  3. How will you manage your money both during and after college to make smart financial decisions?

Dates

Fall Semester

  • Opens: July 1
  • Deadline: Aug. 15
  • Winner Contacted: Aug. 30

Spring Semester

  • Opens: Nov. 15
  • Deadline: Jan. 1
  • Winner Contacted: Jan. 15

Notification

Final winners will be selected by our team and contacted via the email address provided.

Legal

  • No purchase necessary to enter or win.
  • Void where prohibited.
  • Participants must be 18 years of age or older, legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia, and enrolled at an eligible educational institution.
  • The Student Loan Hero 1K Scholarship contest entry period for Fall 2016 prizes begins July 1, 2016 and ends August 31, 2016; for Spring 2017 prizes, the Contest entry period begins November 15, 2016 and ends January 1, 2017.
  • This contest is sponsored by Student Loan Hero, Inc.
  • The Student Loan Hero Scholarship contest is subject to the complete Official Rules available at: https://studentloanhero.com/scholarships/rules/

To apply, please click here. 

Print Friendly

LEGAL SCHOLARSHIP

July 15, 2016 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

At LosAngelesPersonalInjuryAttorneys.com, we understand and support the right to a cost-friendly, education. We firmly believe that each student has the right to a higher education – if he or she, desires it. If you don’t have the proper financial aid in place – it can be extremely difficult. Our goal, with our new scholarship – geared towards law school students, and political science students – is to help students get the education they deserve. We’re proud to announce our new higher education scholarship of $1500.

 

Details

This renewable scholarship, will be awarded each year – on 9/15

In order to apply, we’re asking prospective applicants to write a 500+ word essay, on why getting a higher education is crucial to succeed in life. Give us an example of how you’ve persevered in life – to get a higher education. Tell us about how these challenges influenced you, and how they have helped you in your journey towards getting a higher education.

 

The scholarship can be used for any school expense.

We’re asking all participants to meet the following requirements.

  • Be enrolled at an accredited college, or law school, in the USA or Canada
  • Have a GPA of at least 3.0
  • Apply no later than 9/10
  • Send in your essay and contact info to Scholarships@losangelespersonalinjuryattorneys.com
  • There is no scholarship application fee

 

We are going to directly email the winner of the scholarship. Please don’t call our office with questions. The scholarship coordinator – Erica, can be reached at scholarships@losangelespersonalinjuryattorneys.com

 

In your submission please include the following:

-First+last name, email address + phone number

-Transcript of your GPA, unofficial transcript are accepted

-School you are currently attended

For more information, please click here. 

Print Friendly

The Fabriele Disability Awareness Scholarship

July 15, 2016 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

John B. Fabriele, III, Esq. is an attorney in New Jersey who has devoted his career to protecting the Constitutional rights of individuals facing criminal charges. His love and study of the Constitution has been a driving force in his life. The Constitution, however, doesn’t only provide protections for individuals facing criminal charges. It also provides equal protection and substantive due process rights outside of the criminal justice system. The Americans with Disabilities Act is a civil rights law that has helped extend some of these rights and fill in the gaps where the Constitutional rights didn’t go far enough. Millions of Americans have benefited from the wide-ranging reforms under this law.

The Fabriele Disability Awareness Scholarship is a one-time $1,000 scholarship for the winning applicant. The purpose of this scholarship is to bring awareness to the Americans with Disabilities Act, and how it has helped, fallen short, or failed Americans.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher.
  • Applicants must be enrolled in an institution of higher education in the Fall Semester of 2017. If the applicant is still awaiting admission or deciding on a school when submitting the application, that is fine. However, before granting the scholarship we will need to ensure that the applicant is enrolled for the Fall of 2017.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
  • Applicants must submit a recent, unofficial transcript.
  • Applicants must submit a 500-word statement in response to the following prompt:
From your own experience or that of a family member, please describe how the Americans with Disabilities Act has helped, fallen short, or failed in protecting the rights of Americans with disabilities.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
The Fabriele Disability Awareness Scholarship is a $1,000 scholarship for the Fall of 2017. The deadline for submitting an application is March 1, 2017. The winner will be posted on the website during the summer of 2017. We will also post the winning scholarship on the website.
To submit an application: Email your application to scholarships@fabrielelaw.com. The Subject Line of the email should be: Fabriele Disability Awareness Scholarship – [Your Name]
All required items need to be attached to the email. In addition, all questions about the scholarship will be answered through email. Please do not call with questions. Send an email, and we will respond as soon as we can.
Print Friendly