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Signal $1,500 Scholarship; due February 1st, 2015

September 25, 2014 by · No Comments · General

Signal, a cross channel marketing leader based in Chicago with offices all over the world, are offering a scholarship to college students. There are 2 scholarship winners, one for $1,500 and the runner-up will receive $500.


To be eligible:

- must be a student currently enrolled at a 2-year or 4-year college or university, recognized by the U.S. Department of Education,  in the United States

- must have a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale

- only students who are undergraduates are eligible

- must be studying or planning to go into the fields of technology, marketing, or entrepreneurship


To read all of the information please visit: http://www.signal.co/your-journey-ahead-scholarship-signal/

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Goedeker’s TWO $500 Book Scholarships; due July 31st, 2015

September 25, 2014 by · No Comments · General, Graduate Students

Do you have a passion for learning and want to further your education? Do you want to improve your chances of employment by earning a college degree?

We all know that, in today’s economy, scraping together funds to attend college can be a challenge. Tuition alone can be a burden, but related expenses such as room & board, textbooks, and other materials add up quickly. It is easy to feel overwhelmed and discouraged, wishing for some relief.

Goedeker’s believes in your potential and would love to see you flourish. That is why they are offering a $500 grand prize scholarship toward costly college textbooks.

- See more at: http://www.goedekers.com/college-scholarship.

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HomeInsurance.com $1,000 Scholarship; due December 31st, 2014

September 25, 2014 by · No Comments · General

HomeInsurance.com is offering a $1,000 scholarship, open to current students, to help offset tuition costs. Students are asked to create an original article on one of the two topics provided. More details and the online application form can be found here: https://homeinsurance.com/home-insurance-scholarship.html.

The deadline to apply is December 31, 2014.

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Italiarail $1,000 Study Abroad Scholarship; due November 30th, 2014

September 8, 2014 by · No Comments · Cultural, Study Abroad

ItaliaRail is excited to give students a chance to study abroad and experience the magic and majesty of Italy. To this end, they have created the ItaliaRail Scholarship for those who have enrolled in their university’s Study Abroad program for Italy.

They will be giving 2 scholarships worth $1,000 each during the Spring semester. Applications must be submitted between Septembert 3rd and November 30th, 2014. Winners will be chosen after the deadline for submission has ended, and those selected will be notified by early January 2015.

Please make sure to be as thorough as possible with your information when applying in order to meet your eligibility requirements.

Visit their website for more information: http://www.italiarail.com/scholarship?utm_content=studentfinances%40augsburg.edu&utm_source=VerticalResponse&utm_medium=Email&utm_term=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Eitaliarail%2Ecom%2Fscholarship&utm_campaign=Spring%202015%20Scholarship%20Update%20from%20ItaliaRail%2Ecomcontent

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1Dental.com’s $1,000 Scholarship; due December 21st, 2014

August 29, 2014 by · No Comments · General, Science

If you are an aspiring dentist or dental hygienist who is passionate about dental health and changing technology, then we want to hear from and invest in you! In 500 words, tell us what recent or upcoming technology you think will reshape – or is already reshaping – the field of dentistry. Visit our website at http://www.1dental.com/scholarship/ for more information.

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Mhelpdesk’s $1,500 Scholarship; due December15, 2014 2014

August 29, 2014 by · No Comments · Computer Science/MIS, General, Technology

Attention, all present and future college students!

Are you witty? Savvy with technology? Broke? Then have we got an opportunity for you.
This year, for the first time ever, Mhelpdesk will be offering a scholarship for the Spring 2015 semester. Many will enter, and one of those eager entrants will be walking away from the experience with a check for a cool $1500.00. Want that person to be you? Stick around for a second, and we’ll tell you how.

See, we like money too. That’s why we work so hard to reach as many customers as possible. Of course, reaching those customers is much easier said than done. Today’s agile online audience is sick of hearing about weird tips from moms and why doctors hate so many people. We need new funky-fresh ideas, and that’s where you and the rest of the nation’s youth come in. We want YOU to help us build the next game-changing advertisement.

Your mission, if you choose to accept it, is to create a commercial we can use to break out of the pack. You’ll have 60 seconds of video to sell our business to the people who need us. Make us laugh! Make us cry! Obligate us to leave anonymous tips with mental health professionals in your area! Whatever you do, just don’t bore us.

Think you have what it takes? See our official rules on our website; for complete details and a bunch of other words that only lawyers understand and care about. And don’t forget to fill out the entry form!

Easiest $1500.00 you ever made.



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Goldberg & Osborne’s Don’t Text & Drive $1,000 Scholarship; Due Date October 15th, 2014

August 21, 2014 by · No Comments · General

Scholarship name
  • Goldberg & Osborne’s Don’t Text & Drive Scholarship


  • $1000


  • October 15, 2014

Criteria for eligibility

  • applicants must either be attending college or trade school currently
  • or planning to attend college or trade school on or before September 2015
  • Goldberg & Osborne employees and their family members are excluded from consideration for this scholarship.

To apply

Additional information

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CARiD $1,000 Scholarship; Due October 31st, 2014

August 12, 2014 by · No Comments · General

CARiD is giving away $1,000 to offset your educational expenses for college! Just getting the essentials can add up quickly and CARiD wants to help – books, food, backpacks, some sweet spinners for your commuter vehicle, or whatever else you need to get ready for school! Most importantly – CARiD believes in higher education and wants to help you achieve your goals!

How do I apply?

Create a photo inspired by any aspect of the automotive industry and email it to scholarship@CARiD.com. Here are some ideas to get you started: Your first car, custom modifications you’ve made, something that makes your vehicle unique, or the coolest vehicle you’ve ever seen – we’re looking forward to your creativity!

  • Photos can be cropped, spliced, or edited however you see fit
  • Photos must be relevant to the automotive industry
Who can apply?

Any current US student who:

  • Is enrolled in post-secondary education in the upcoming semester
  • Is between the ages of 16 and 20
  • Is not a CARiD employee
  • Is not related to an employee of CARiD or its partners
When can I apply?

Two scholarships will be awarded each year:

  • Spring entries must be received before midnight on April 30
  • Fall entries must be received before midnight on October 31
Who will win?

We’re looking for the most creative, inspiring, and thought provoking photos! So get to work and show us what you’ve got! The winning photo will be published here, on my.CARiD.com, and our other social media pages.

  • We’ll pick our favorite photo, and send a check for $1,000 to the winner!
  • Winners will be announced on May 15 (spring program) and November 15 (fall program)
Apply here:

Email your photo as a JPG file to scholarship@CARiD.com

Your email must include the following:

  • First and last name
  • Phone number
  • Email address
  • School that you’re attending
  • Birthdate
Other Rules and Regulations:

All submitted photos must be original work of the submitter. Only one photo may be entered per student, per semester. Duplicate entries will be disqualified. All scholarships are non-renewable. CARiD reserves the right to use your submitted content on our website, social media pages, or other marketing sites. Winners will be notified via email, and announced publicly on this page, as well as CARiD social media pages. Students must show proof of enrollment to receive award.

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Apex Direct- ADT Home Security Home Alarms Educational $500 Scholarship; Due December 31st, 2014

August 11, 2014 by · No Comments · General

Scholarship Details:

Interested applicants must be currently enrolled at a college/university or be enrolling in the upcoming semester

  • Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or permanent legal resident of the U.S.
  • Scholarship recipient will receive a one-time $500 scholarship that is made payable to the student’s approved college/university and mailed directly to the designated college/university
  • Interested students should write a 500-700 word essay, on the future of home security technology; how it will change over the next 10 years and how it’ll better society as a whole.
  • Students must submit their name, email and essay by December 31, 2014 to scholarship@wireless-home-alarms.com  

For more information visit their website at: http://www.home-alarms.ca/scholarship

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AT&T Internet and Education $1,000 Scholarship; Due December 15th, 2014

August 11, 2014 by · No Comments · General, Uncategorized

Scholarship:  AT&T Internet and Education Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

Description:  Create an infographic showing how students utilize social media in and out of the classroom.

Deadline:  December 15, 2014

Application:  http://www.attsavings.com/scholarship

Rules and Regulations:  http://www.attsavings.com/scholarship/rules

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