The information below is based solely on information provided by the scholarship donor.
There is still time to apply for some outside scholarships with later deadline dates.
Numerous scholarship opportunities can be found at www.studentscholarships.org. Awarding criteria, award amounts and deadlines vary by scholarship.
Beginning in 2015, PDFfiller will award $2,500 total in annual scholarships for undergraduate students. To apply for the scholarship students must write an essay on the impact of online document management on government and business.
All eligible applicants are strongly encouraged to apply before the June 30th, 2015 deadline. For eligibility requirements and application instructions, please visit our Paperless World Scholarship Program page
Amount of Award: $1,000
Deadline: December 15, 2015
Who can apply?: Any student currently enrolled in any accredited college is eligible to enter
The application consists of an essay where students will be asked to Write a letter from their ideal future self to their current self, explaining what they will accomplish over the next 10 years, how they will accomplish it, and what the continuing impact of those accomplishments will be after they are gone.
The Legacy Planning Scholarship is for any student seeking assistance with education costs. Students from any major, year, or program are eligible.
A $500 Innovation Scholarship is awarded each month to students who showcase their creativity in a new exciting way to make a positive impact - whether it’s setting a world record or becoming an activist for a worthy cause.
Currently enrolled students with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 (or the equivalent) should submit an essay describing their innovative project and provide supporting documentation (e.g. website, news article, letter of recommendation, etc.). All submissions are due by 11:59 pm PST on the 20th of each month.
There are no fees associated with this scholarship. The link to the scholarship is:
Amount of Award: $1,000
Deadline: May 31, 2016
Our only requirement is that you should be a current high school/college/university student
The bi annual scholarship for the fall semester will be opening up on June 1st to applicants. Students can apply for the fall semester scholarship at http://www.griswoldhomecare.com/scholarship/
This scholarship is for students studying accounting and finance. The requirements and application can be found at:
The Innovation in Business & Entrepreneurship Scholarship offers $1,000 to the grand prize winner and $500 to the runner up. This opportunity is available to any undergraduate or graduate student currently studying a field related to business or entrepreneurship; the deadline is September 01, 2015. Additional information concerning the requirements for application can be found at this link: https://www.credibly.com/business-innovation-scholarship/
The Amato Sanita Brighter Future Scholarship is a merit-based, essay-contest scholarship for students who want to use their education to solve a serious problem. The award is $500 for 2016, and further information is available on our scholarship page, available by clicking the Brighter Future Scholarship Application link at the bottom of our homepage here http://criminallawpennsylvania.com/#scholarship.
The deadline is January 1, 2016. The eligibility requirements include a cumulative 3.0 GPA, and a 500-word essay. The student also needs to submit an unofficial transcript.
Award Amount: $1,000
Requirements: 600-word essay comparing three forms of sharing information
Eligibility: College students and incoming freshman; 2.5 grade point average
Deadline: June 30, 2015 (the next scholarship will have a deadline of November 30, 2015 – a great opportunity for incoming freshmen and returning students)
Award Amount: $1,000
Requirements: 600-word essay on the topic of net neutrality
Eligibility: College students and incoming freshman; 2.5 grade point average
Deadline: June 30, 2015 (the next scholarship will have a deadline of November 30, 2015 – a great opportunity for incoming freshmen and returning students)
DigitalParc is an online marketing firm based in Minnesota, and we have a fun scholarship opportunity for graphic design students!
We are challenging graphic designers to create an infographic that has extreme potential to “go viral.” Participants are free to choose any subject matter they wish, however, it’s to their advantage to focus on a topic that might resonate with a large audience. They will primarily be judged on social media shares, likes, comments and page views on DigitalParc’s blog. They will also be judged on the quality, originality and creativity of their design. The winner will receive $1000 in scholarship funds.
Reference this page on our website for more information: www.DigitalParc.com/scholarship-opportunities
SMSF Property Capital, is awarding a financial kick-start scholarship to improve financial literacy among college students. For more information about this scholarship and the organization here: http://www.smsfproperty.net.au/scholarship/
The Gallery Collection would like to announce 8th Annual Create-A-Greeting-Card $10,000 Scholarship Contest. We are offering students a chance to win $10,000 towards their education plus a $1,000 award for their school!
Entering the contest is easy! Students must submit a unique photo, piece of artwork, or computer graphic for the front of a greeting card. The student with the best design will win a $10,000 scholarship and have his/her design made into an actual card to be sold in our line.
The Gallery Collection will also be selecting an entry from a member of the Unites States Military to be given a $1,000 award.
HotelsCheap.org is awarding a need-based scholarship of $1,500 to college students. We at Hotelscheap understand that financing education can be difficult; as a result we would like to lend a hand.
Our scholarships are offered each Fall and Spring semester. To be eligible for it, the applicant should be:
To apply for the scholarship, he or she must answer four personal, open-ended, and thought-provoking questions. The students whose responses are the most persuasive, compelling, and well-written, as judged by our executive management team will be considered finalists.
For more information, please feel free to visit our Scholarship page:
A) Be between the ages of 16 and 21 on June 30, 2015
B) Submit answers to the two essay questions, which can be found on the application page, prior to the June 30, 2015 deadline.
C) Have at least one full year of post secondary studies remaining at the time of the award
D) Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater.
Applications can be found by going to:
Thermo Fisher Scientific Pierce has offered scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students in science fields. For Fall 2015, we are again offering six scholarships for future science scholars. Two $10,000 scholarships and four $5,000 scholarships will be awarded on Aug. 17, 2015.
The current application deadline, which is July 27, 2015 at 11:59:59 p.m. Central Time (CT). Complete information regarding the scholarship program’s eligibility criteria, rules and the application form can be found on our website at http://www.pierce-antibodies.com/PierceScholarship/.
ADT Protect Your home is currently offering an educational scholarship for $500.
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 400-600 word essay, on how mobile technology has been used in education and how it could improve education/classes for future students.
Students must submit their name, email and essay by August 1, 2015 to email@example.com
George Zimmerman vs. The State of Florida was the prosecution of George Zimmerman. He was charged with second-degree murder that started from the shooting of Trayvon Martin. The jury found in George Zimmerman's case that the evidence did not prove him guilty beyond a reasonable doubt for killing Trayvon Martin even though Zimmerman racially profiled Martin. Because this was such an astonishing case, we want to offer a $3,500 scholarship to the student who creates the best essay addressing whether justice was served or miscarried in the case of George Zimmerman vs. The State of Florida.
Once you have created your essay, send your essay to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail essay to:
Law Offices of Adam D. Perlmutter, P.C.
260 Madison Ave, Suite 1800
New York, NY 10016
Heritage Bank is once again offering Scholarships to students in our communities. Please go to our web site www.heritagebankna.com to apply. See the enclosed link directly to the our application page. http://www.heritagebankna.com/Community.cfm?pg=Heritage-Bank-Scholarships
Website – www.gmrtranscription.com Date Application is Available - Now Deadline – Ongoing Quarterly on March 15th, June 15th, September 15th, and December 15th
Scholarship Amount - $500.00 per person Number of Awards – 2 awards per quarter. Students can apply through this link:
Zingbroadband.com is offering a $1,000 Technology & Web Blogging scholarship to a current or incoming undergraduate or graduate student who has expressed an interest in web development, digital media, online marketing and e-commerce. The full details can be viewed here: http://www.zingbroadband.com/scholarship/
CenturyLinkQuote.com has created a School Pride Scholarship asking students across the United States to write about how their college has or will specifically contribute to their career path. The most inspirational story will be awarded a $1000 scholarship.
You can learn more about the scholarship, including guidelines here: http://www.centurylinkquote.com/scholarship
Wells Fargo CollegeSteps Sweepstakes-enroll online for tips and tools from Wells Fargo and you'll automatically be entered in the CollegeSTEPS sweepstakes worth $1,000.
The Campus Explorer Exclusive Scholarship (https://www.campusexplorer.com/campus-explorer-scholarships/) is a monthly $1,000 giveaway, designed to help students pay for their higher-education expenses. Every month, Campus Explorer will announce a new scholarship – and a new way to win. A winner will be randomly selected from the entrants.
The contest is open to legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 16 years old at the time of entry. Students must be enrolled in college for the current or following term, and are required to provide proof of enrollment.
At Campus Explorer, we believe everyone deserves a fulfilling education. Visit CampusExplorer.com for free college planning tools, tips and advice on paying for college and career information.
Offered to college bound students as well as current college students, up to the junior level. Here is the link to the scholarship: www.wyzant.com/Scholarships/.
The scholarship is available to all current and prospective college students. The description is how teachers can better utilize social media in the classroom. The amount of the scholarship is $1,000. For the application go to: http://www.localinternetservice.com/scholarship
This company is looking for students to enter the contest by submitting ideas on the best digital marketing tactics and how it can impact businesses. There will be a $1000 scholarship to the winning entry. More information on this can be found here:
For details for the Look Twice, Save a Life Scholarship here.
Students have the opportunity to apply for this $1,000 scholarship.
This Scholarship seeks to reward future marketing leaders in regards to better understanding customer insights.
More information about the scholarship can be found here: http://www.igniteag.com/IgniteAG-Customer-Advisory-Board-Scholarship.aspx
Karman Healthcare is offering two $500 scholarships for students who have a mobility
disability. The entry would be an essay or poem and this year the theme
is to create a presentation of why disability awareness is important.
The deadline for this year's scholarship is September 1st, 2015.
The Law Offices of Joshua L. Goldstein, P.C., an Immigration Law Firm is offering a scholarship to a first generation US citizen who currently lives and studies in the United States.
This scholarship is to help a deserving student attend post high school education, but also to recognize an outstanding young person - who has overcome challenges in life that others have not had to face. The $1,000.00 scholarship award will be given to out for the 2015-2016 school year.
Study.com provides 10 different Academic Scholarships totaling $5,500 to students who are pursuing higher education. Our goal with the scholarships is to help alleviate the rising cost of college. The web site for this scholarship is:
This is a fun scholarship opportunity for students. All the students need to do is tell us why they love Buena Vista University and twice a year we will award a $500 scholarship. Our scholarship is open to anyone currently enrolled. ABODO is all about helping students find the perfect place to live so we figured we would try and give back to our users. Requirements and eligibility can be found at http://www.abodo.com/scholarship .
This scholarship will award $500 to a deserving student who has demonstrated a thoughtful, well-reasoned view of whether certain laws and criminal justice policies are just or unjust. Additional details about the scholarship can be found at http://maryland-criminallawyer.com/federal.html and by clicking the "Scholarship" tab or button.
The deadline to apply is June 1st, 2015. Eligibility criteria include a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA, a 1,000-word essay, and a current unofficial transcript. The scholarship application should be faxed to our office for review.
If you have any questions about our scholarship, or if you require additional information from us, please do not hesitate to contact me by email or by calling me directly at (202) 417-6013.
Each month CompareCards will award $2,500 to any qualifying college (or college bound) student in need who can answer a tricky trivia question. Using their best pop culture and math skills, and probably a bit of help from Professor Google, students should be able to answer a series of questions to arrive at a final answer in no time!
After the submission deadline, CompareCards will gather all the correct answers and a tiebreaker question will be emailed, with a link to submit the answer. Students who submit the correct tiebreaker answer will be entered into a random drawing and one winner will be selected. The deadline for each month is the 14th and the new trivia question will be posted on the 15th of every month.
Here are the scholarship details, including the awards: http://www.proofreadingservices.com/pages/scholarship
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Description: This scholarship is open to enrolled students with an interest in finance, economics, and trading stocks. To apply, students may submit an essay by following the instructions on the pennystocks.net website
How to Apply: http://peterleeds.com/stock-trading-scholarship.htm
Grasshopper is offering a $5,000 scholarship again this year and your students are eligible!
Students can apply and get more information here:
We will award an actively enrolled college student $5,000 towards their tuition/books in 2015.
TheHealthy.com is offering a $500 scholarships to incoming college freshman.
More information about this scholarship can be found at: TheHealthy.com Scholarship
HubShout, a digital marketing and white label SEO agency, gives out scholarships each year to the next generation of marketing professionals.
We will be awarding two $1,000 scholarships. One is awarded in the fall and one in the spring. The application deadlines are November 1st and March 1st, with the winners being announced on November 14th and March 14th.
Students must have at least one year of college to apply as well as a minimum GPA of 3.0. The scholarships go to the strongest candidates who are passionate about internet marketing.
More information about the scholarship can be found at: http://hubshout.com/?p=Scholarship
James "Rhio" O'Connor Memorial Scholarship Fund
Essay: 700 to 1500 words
Deadline: Awarded Monthly ten times per year
Open to current students.
The April Cockerham DREAM Act Scholarship is open to high school seniors, undergraduate students, and graduate or law school students.
April Cockerham is proud to sponsor the DREAM Act Scholarship. It isdesigned to support individuals who are interested in making a difference in the lives of immigrants and other non-native individuals living in the United States. By furthering the educational goals of these unique members of our nation, Ms. Cockerham looks to invest in a richer, more inclusive future for our country and those who seek to join it.
April Cockerham DREAM Act Scholarship is a merit-based, essay-contest scholarship and will be awarded to a student who demonstrates exceptional commitment to immigration reform and helping those who are considered to be a part of this unique demographic in our country.
The award is $500 for the 2016-2017 academic year. The deadline to apply is March 1, 2016; eligibility requirements include a cumulative 3.0 GPA and a 700-word essay based on the prompt given on our scholarship site. The student also needs to submit an official transcript. Further information is available on our scholarship page, available by clicking the April Cockerham DREAM Act Scholarship link at the bottom of our homepage here athttp://immigration.pricebenowitz.com/#scholarship.
This Scholarship is available to a first generation U.S. citizen who currently lives and studies in the United States who has overcome challenges in life that others have not had to face. This is a $1,000 scholarship and the application is on the web site:
This is an essay contest where students can share their ideas on obesity. The application deadline is December 31, 2015 and we will be giving away four awards – one for $3,000 and three for $1,000.
**There is no fee of any kind in the application process**
For full details about our scholarship program, please visit us at: http://www.dietspotlight.com/scholarship/
The American Business Women Association - multiple outside scholarships
Please find below information about how students can enter:
Minerva Associates: http://minerva-associates.com/national-scholarship/
Keating Dental Arts: http://www.keatingdentalarts.com/scholarship_program/
Ziering Medical: http://www.zieringmedical.com/national-scholarship/
The ABWA’s Scholarships have been nationally syndicated and we have over 100 accredited schools participating (and growing) by posting each respective link above to their respective scholarship page on their website for their student body to participate.
Each Company’s Scholarship Description:
Minerva Associates: Minerva Associates has launched a national scholarship in conjunction with the American Women's Business Association (ABWA) to help women grow, prosper and become leaders in business. This is a national essay contest and we want to know “the most creative way you have overcome prejudice in a school, social, work or professional setting.” The scholarship will award the winner of the essay contest two thousand dollars for the 2015 Fall semester. Enter here: http://minerva-associates.com/national-scholarship/
Keating Dental Arts: Keating Dental Arts has launched a national scholarship in conjunction with the American Women's Business Association (ABWA) to help women grow, prosper and become leaders in business. This is a national essay contest and we want to know “What life experiences have shaped who you are today and what challenges have you overcome in achieving your education (i.e. financial, personal, medical, etc.)? ” The scholarship will award the winner of the essay contest two thousand dollars for the 2015 Fall semester. Enter here: http://www.keatingdentalarts.com/scholarship_program/
Ziering Medical: Ziering is proud to partner with the ABWA to create higher education opportunities for women in order to help them achieve greater success in the business world. We want to know from you: Has society’s views on beauty positively or negatively affected our culture? You may consider how beauty affects pop culture, interaction with your peers, etc. The scholarship will award the winner of the essay contest two thousand dollars for the 2015 Fall semester. For more information about how to enter go here: http://www.zieringmedical.com/national-scholarship/
Unhinge: Unhinge has launched a national scholarship in conjunction with the American Women's Business Association (ABWA) to help women grow, prosper and become leaders in business. This is a national essay contest and we want to know, “How does the design around you influence both life and/or business? The scholarship will award the winner of the essay contest two thousand dollars for the 2015 Spring semester. Enter here: http://unhingehardware.com/national-scholarship/
NAPS: NAPS has launched a national scholarship in conjunction with the American Women's Business Association (ABWA) to help women grow, prosper and become leaders in business. To enter, applicants must submit a 500-700 word essay on: News in the United States about Mexico is often comprised of crime and violence surrounding the drug trafficking industry. More recently, however, stories about Mexico’s rapidly growing manufacturing industry have made front pages of major newspapers and blogs, slowly changing the perception of this developing country. While the majority of these articles tend to be industry-focused, the real story is the Mexican workforce and how it is transforming a nation. Not dissimilar to many developing countries, the Mexican workforce is comprised of both men and woman; however, the female workforce in Mexico has quietly grown in numbers and strength throughout factory floors and at all professional levels. In a country run mostly by men, women have begun to demonstrate their strength and importance, helping transform stereotypes and perceptions about Mexico and its place as a global business powerhouse. The scholarship will award the winner of the essay contest two thousand dollars for the 2015 Spring semester. Enter here: http://www.napsintl.com/national-scholarship/
Zumper Apartments Scholarship
Zumper apartment rental search is sponsoring a $1,000 college scholarship, and would love Buena Vista University students to apply!
Scholarship link: https://www.zumper.com/apartments-scholarship
Scholarship details: They are looking for outstanding students who have helped their classmates or community in a tremendous way. Maybe you started a club that raised $10,000 for charity, or championed recycling and sustainable practices across campus. Whatever it is, we’d love to hear about it!
The Carver Scholarship application is now available at www.carvertrust.org for current college sophomores that will reach junior status for the fall semester of the 2015-16 school year. Applicants must have graduated from an accredited high school in Iowa or have been a resident of Iowa for at least five consecutive years immediately prior to application. Students must present evidence of unusual social and/or other barriers to attending college full time and must demonstrate need by completing the FAFSA by March 1, 2015. A minimum 2.8 CGPA is required. One student will be selected to receive this expected $7,600 award at Buena Vista for the 2015-16 school year.
Through the generosity of the Westmar College Endowment Board of Trustees, the Westmar Scholarship Program was permanently endowed. The Westmar Friends and Alumni Association and the Westmar Student Association have added funds to the endowment. Scholarships are awarded annually to the best qualified students according to academic merit, commitment to community service and leadership qualities. First consideration will be given to students who are currently residents of northwest Iowa and have a Westmar connection such as alumni, former staff and former faculty of Westmar as well as their children and grandchildren. Second consideration will be given to students who are residents of LeMars; and third consideration will go to students who have Westmar connections such as alumni, former staff and former faculty of Westmar as well as their children and grandchildren. This program will sustain a sense of Westmar's ongoing presence in the educational life of the state of Iowa. Go to: http://iowacollegefoundation.org/students_westmar_end_app.html
Application materials and official transcripts must be received by the Iowa College Foundation by April 1, 2015.
Giva, Inc., a technology company located in Silicon Valley, is excited to offer its annual $1,000 student scholarship! Giva's corporate student scholarship and grant award is for anyone attending a college or university and is aimed at assisting undergraduate or graduate students further their education. There is no specific course of study or major required.
Eligibility: All students, regardless of major, currently attending a college or university degree program either full or part-time are eligible and encouraged to apply. The award is for school tuition so the scholarship check will be written out to the student's educational institution. Giva employees, family relatives and vendors are not eligible.
Requirements: All eligible students will be required to compose a thoughtful essay between 500 – 1,000 words answering the question: “How will you use your talents and education to make the world a better place for future generations? What are your career and personal goals and why?" Award winners are required to perform some community service volunteer work.
Essay Submission Deadline: December 1 of each year
Scholarship Award Date: By January 31 of each year
Click here for more information and to download an application.
The 2013 Robert D. Blue Scholarship application is now available online at www.rdblue.org. Students whom wish to apply for the scholarship are required to complete the application online at www.rdblue.org.
The Robert D. Blue scholarship is made possible by the Iowa Centennial Memorial Foundation. Any Iowa student who plans to attend an Iowa college or university is eligible for this award. Applicants are expected to demonstrate literary and scholastic ability; exhibit qualities of truth, courage, and fellowship; and display moral force of character. The deadline for submission is May 10, 2013.
More information about the Robert D. Blue Scholarship is available at www.rdblue.org.
Iowa Hospital Education and Research Foundation Scholarships are available in amounts up to $6,000 ($3,000 a year for a maximum of two years). In 2010, thirty-one $3,000 scholarships were awarded.
The goal of this program is to fill healthcare positions that currently have a significant number of openings across Iowa. Selected students must be willing to commit to working one year in an Iowa hospital. Applications are available in the Office of Financial Assistance or at: www.ihaonline.org for students enrolled in majors related to healthcare (a list is available on the application), including social work.
A $1,000 academic award will be given to a student pursuing a degree in these areas.
A $500 award will be given to a student pursuing in a degree in these areas.
A $500 award will be given to a student pursuing a BA.
$500 available to a student completing an online degree program.
Forty $1,000 scholarships will be awarded in a random drawing. Program runs October through March. Apply online at www.usbank.com/studentloans
Applications are now being taken for the Iowa Braille School's McGregor Scholarship. We anticipate awarding up to $60,000 per year. The McGregor Scholarship Program is for students who are blind or visually impaired and meet the following eligibility requirements:
Applications are available in the Office of Financial Assistance.
The United States Navy Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship Program is available to students who are seeking enrollment into a medical school in the area of Medicine/Dentistry/Optometry. The scholarship offers full tuition plus a monthly income. Call 1-888-724-2100 for more information and for an application.
Accountemps/American Institute of Certified Public Accounts (AICPA) Scholarship Program is offering the following:
Accountemps/AICPA Scholarship - two $2,500 scholarships available to student affiliate members pursuing studies in accounting. Eligible students must have a declared major in accounting, finance or information systems and must have a CGPA of 3.0 or better with 30 or more earned hours, 6 of which must be in accounting.
For more information on each of these, please call: 212-596-6224
Awards are available to both male and female students who are residents of Canada or the USA. A minimum CGPA of 2.7 is required. Selected students will receive up to $3,000. To receive an application, students should send a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: John Gyles Education Awards, Attention: The Secretary, PO Box 4808, 712 Riverside Drive, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada E3B 5G4
This is a LOAN program available to Iowa residents and may be extended to out-of-state students attending an Iowa college/university. Applicants must show financial need and have completed at least one year of college. A transcript must be submitted to show evidence of further academic success (sophomores must have a 2.75 CGPA and juniors, seniors and graduate students must have a 2.5 CGPA. Three character references need to be submitted as well. Student may borrow up to $2000/year up to an aggregate total of $6,000. Principal payments need not be made until the loan recipient's education is completed or discontinued. Current interest rate is 6% per year and payments should be made in semi-annual installments. If interested in applying, please contact the following address: Iowa Scottish Rite Masonic Educational Fund, Office of Secretary-Treasurer, 316 E. College Street, Iowa City, IA 52240.
Please see us for information on the educational benefits (loan repayment) for students who enter the military after graduation.
Graduate students, postdocs, research administrators, or faculty members can log onto this free site to learn about the latest funding opportunities: http://www.grantsnet.org/
You can access the following web sites to receive information, free of charge, on searching for other outside scholarships. We do not guarantee the validity of the information you may find on these sites and students should use at their own discretion.
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