Scholarship Opportunities

OUTSIDE SCHOLARSHIP REPORTING:

Please use the Outside Scholarship Form to report any scholarships you will receive for the  upcoming academic year from sources other than federal, state, or Allegheny funding.  These will be added to your financial aid package, so they can be factored into your tuition bill.  If you have any questions, please contact the Financial Aid Office at 814-332-2701.

 

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES WEBSITES:

  • Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship Program: The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program is an undergraduate scholarship program available to high performing high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend the nation’s best 4-year colleges and universities.  Jack Kent Cooke Scholars have access to funding for up to 4 years, college planning support, ongoing advising, and the opportunity to network with the larger JKCF Scholar community.   Recipients may receive up to $30,000 per year to attend college and pursue any area of study.  Program website:  http://www.jkcf.org/scholarship-programs/college-scholarship/

 

  • General Scholarship Search:

www.campusexplorer.com/campus-explorer-scholarships/

http://collegeprowler.com/scholarships/

www.collegenet.com/elect/app/app

www.collegescholarships.com

www.fastweb.com

http://www.nerdwallet.com/nerdscholar/scholarships/

http://www.petersons.com

www.scholarshipexperts.com

http://www.scholarshipguidance.com/

www.scholarships.com

http://www.schoolsoup.com/scholarship-directory/

www.zinch.com/scholarships

  • Scholarship Guide:

http://www.thesimpledollar.com/college-scholarship-guide/- The Simple Dollar (dedicated to personal finance topics)

  • Specific to County:

www.eriecommunityfoundation.org - Erie Community Foundation-Erie County Residents Only

www.pittsburghfoundation.org - Pittsburgh Foundation (High School graduate of Butler, New Castle, or Kittanning County)

Frank & Clara Williams – Venango Area Community Foundation 814-677-5085 (Venango County)  Williams Scholarship Information

Paul Hyland Harris – Office of Financial Aid at Allegheny College (Crawford, Venango, and Warren County)

Theodore K. Vogeley Scholarship – For students from Butler High School (PA). Please inquire at your guidance counselor’s office.)

  • Specific to Homeless or At-Risk Students:

https://www.horatioalger.org/scholarships/index.cfm -Horatio Alger Association

  • Specific to Females:

www.womenssportsfoundation.org - Dorothy Harris Endowed Scholarship

www.girlscouts.org/program/gs_central/scholarships/ - Previous or current girl scouts

  • Specific for Minority Students:

http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/college-scholarships-for-minority-students/- Guide to College Affordability for Minority Students

  • Specific to Ethnicity:

www.hsf.net/ - Hispanic Scholarship Fund

  • Specific for Veterans

http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/spotlight/veterans-education-resources/

  • Math/Science:

www.siemens-foundation.org/en/ - Siemens Westinghouse Competition in Math, Science and Technology

us.penguingroup.com/static/pages/services-academic/essayhome.html - Signet Classics Student Scholarship Essay Contest

www.tylenol.com/page.jhtml?id=tylenol/news/subptyschol.inc - Tylenol: Health-Related fields of study

www.4spe.org/spe-foundation#scholarships  - Society of Plastics Engineers

www.pheaa.org - SciTech Scholarship: Pennsylvania Residents 

  • Performing Arts:

www.harlequinfloors.com/us/en/dance-area/dance-scholarship.html -American Harlequin

  • History/Political Science:

www.jamesmadison.com/ - James Madison

  • Ethics/Humanity:

www.eliewieselfoundation.org/prizeinethics.aspx -The Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity

  • ESL Teachers:

http://www.mastersinesl.org/scholarships/- Masters in ESL

 

Revised: 11/11/11

 

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES:

 

5i SOLUTIONS, INC. DOCUMENT MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS SCHOLARSHIP:

5i Solutions will award one student a $1,000 scholarship.  Applicants must submit an essay of at least 500 words that describes an event in their lives that makes the judges laugh.  The story can be fact or fiction, embarrassing or funny.  To be eligible to apply, students must:

  • Be US citizens or permanent residents
  • Be incoming freshmen or current undergraduate/graduate students for the fall 2014 semester
  • Attend or plan to attend an accredited two or four year post-secondary institution

The deadline to apply is August 5, 2014.  For more information please visit http://www.5isolutionsinc.com/scholarship/.

 

ACLS MEDICAL TRAINING SCHOLARSHIP:

ACLS Medical Training is currently sponsoring a scholarship competition.  One winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship, and two runners-up will each receive one complimentary pass to the ACLS Medical Training certification program of their choice.  Applicants must write a 500-1000 word essay based on one of the following topics: If you have assisted someone in a life support situation, describe what that was like OR if you have not assisted someone in a life support situation, describe how you have prepared to respond when the event arises.  To be eligible to apply, students must:

  • be a current high school senior or college student
  • preference given to those in nursing, medical, pharmacy, dental school, or a paramedic program.

The deadline to apply is December 31, 2014.  For more information please visit http://www.aclsmedicaltraining.com/scholarship/.

 

AES ENGINEERS SCHOLARSHIP:

AES Engineering is offering a $500 scholarship to the applicant who can best answer the question in 500-1000 words: “When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What people, things and accomplishments do you need?”

Deadline to submit an essay is October 6, 2014.  Submit your essay to scholarships@aesengineers.com. Visit http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm to find further information.

 

AFFORDABLE COLLEGES ONLINE

A new guide has been created that is dedicated to helping Hispanic students navigate the often-challenging world of college affordability, financial aid, and scholarships. Affordable Colleges Online recently published “Making College Affordable: An Online Guide for Hispanic Students”, which includes expert advice and resources in key cost-related areas including, but not limited to:

  • College affordability (tuition, room, board, books, and other fees)
  • Scholarships and grants for Hispanic students
  • Financial aid information
  • The most affordable HSIs in with campus-based and online programs
  • Additional helpful resources

You can view the guide at http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/spotlight/making-college-affordable-online-guide-for-hispanic-students/ for further information.

 

ALLJOBOPENINGS.COM WORKING STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP:

AllJobOpenings.com will award a $2,000 scholarship to an individual who works and attends college.  Applicants must submit an 800+ word essay that should somehow cover the topic of working while in school.  You should choose the specific direction of your essay, but some ideas to consider include: What tips or tricks have you learned to manage your time wisely?  How did you find a job that worked around classes? To be eligible to apply, students must be currently enrolled in an accredited US college or university.  The deadline to apply is June 10, 2015.  For more information, please visit http://alljobopenings.com/pages/view/scholarship.

 

ALPHACARD COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM:

AlphaCard will award one student a $1,000 scholarship.  Applicants must submit a 250-500 word essay describing the measures schools or universities could implement to improve campus safety.  To be eligible to apply, students must:

  • Be a high school senior or enrolled in college or graduate school
  • Be a resident of the U.S.

The deadline to apply is August 31, 2014.  For more details please click HERE.

 

AMERICAN BULLION SCHOLARSHIP:

American Bullion is sponsoring a scholarship competition.  Five (5) $250 scholarships will be awarded to current high school students and five (5) scholarships will be awarded to current college students.  Applicants must write a 500-2,000 word essay describing why gold is a good investment for future generations.  To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, students must:

  • Be currently enrolled at an accredited high school, college, or university in the US
  • Be a legal resident of the US or hold a valid US student visa

The deadline to apply is January 1, 2015.  For more information, please visit http://www.americanbullion.com/scholarship/.

 

A PLACE FOR MOM SENIOR CARE INNOVATION SCHOLARSHIP:

A Place for Mom will award $1,000 scholarships to five students planning on working with senior citizens.  Applicants must write a 500-900 word essay related to the advances that need to occur in order to care for our aging population.  To be eligible to apply, students must:

  • Be enrolled in an associate’s, bachelor’s or graduate level program in a medical, nursing or social sciences related major
  • Be attending classes at an accredited post-secondary institution during spring 2015

The deadline to apply is April 15, 2015.  For further information please visit http://www.aplaceformom.com/scholarship.

 

ARTISTIC EXCELLENCE IN PRINT DESIGN & MARKETING SCHOLARSHIP:

Printaholic.com will annually grant a $1,000 scholarship.  Applicants will be judged based on the completion and submission of a personal marketing package promoting themselves.  The package must contain a business card, brochure, poster, and flyer.  Each individual piece in the package should showcase the applicant’s design skills and abilities.  All pieces must work together to fully describe and display why the applicant deserves to be selected, highlighting academic achievements, experience and future goals relating to graphic design and art.  To be eligible for this scholarship, students must:

  • Be a current undergraduate or graduate majoring in Graphic Arts & Design or a related field
  • Be currently enrolled at an accredited U.S. university, college, or institution of higher learning
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Be a U.S. citizen or legal resident

The deadline to apply is November 30 each year.  For more information please visit http://www.printaholic.com/scholarship/.

 

ASHLEY ROSE HONORARY DIABETES LAW STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP AWARD:

Katz & Phillips, P.A. is sponsoring a $1,000 scholarship for one student whose life has been impacted by type 1 diabetes and intends to pursue a career in law in the United States.  Applicants must write a 500-1000 word essay in response to one of three prompts related to type 1 diabetes.  To be eligible to apply, students must:

  • Be either a current law student at an accredited law school or a student entering (and already accepted at) an accredited law school this year
  • Have a minimum 2.8 GPA
  • Be attending law school in the U.S.
  • Have proof of diagnosis with type 1 diabetes

The deadline to apply is September 30, 2014.  For more details please visit http://www.orlandocriminalteam.com/ashley-rose-scholarship.

 

AUGER & AUGER DISABLED SCHOLAR AWARD:

Auger & Auger Attorneys at Law will award a $1,000 scholarship to one student who is disabled.  Applicants must submit a 500-1,000 word essay in response to one of three prompts.  To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, students must:

  • Be a current graduating high school senior with acceptance to an accredited school OR an undergraduate student at an accredited institution within the U.S.
  • Have a minimum 2.8 GPA
  • Submit an official high school transcript

The deadline to apply is September 30, 2014.  For further details please visit http://augerlaw.com/disabled-scholar-award/.

 

BANNERSTANDPROS.COM SCHOLARHSIP:

Banner Stand Pros will award one student a $500 cash scholarship.  Applicants must design a banner which will be judged based on creativity, commercial appeal, and effectiveness as an advertising piece.  To be eligible to apply, students must:

  • Be actively pursuing a degree or certification in art, graphic design, or marketing
  • Be a legal resident of the U.S. or hold a valid student visa

The deadline to apply is August 31, 2014.  For further information please visit http://www.bannerstandpros.com/info/scholarship-9.

 

BIRTH INJURY SCHOLARSHIP:

Birth Injury Justice is offering a $1,000 scholarship.  Applicants must submit a one-page typed essay describing how birth injury has affected their lives.  To be eligible to apply, students must:

  • Have experienced the trials, tribulations and triumphs of living with birth injuries – either firsthand or through friends or family
  • Currently attend an accredited college or university OR be entering college in the fall of 2014
  • Have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA

The deadline to apply is August 10, 2014.  For more information please visit http://www.birthinjuryjustice.org/birth-injury-scholarship/.

 

BRIDGAT 2014 UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP:

Bridgat Technology Limited will award three applicants a scholarship of $4,500.  Recipients will be selected based on academic performance, demonstrated leadership and participation in cross cultural activities, a personal statement, and a letter of reference.   To be eligible to apply, students must:

  • Be full-time undergraduate students currently enrolled at an accredited four-year institution in the U.S. and hold a valid student ID card
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale

The application submission period begins on October 1, 2014 and ends on December 31, 2014.  For more details please visit www.bridgat.com/scholarships-undergraduate.html.

 

BROKERFISH SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM:

BrokerFish will award one student a $1,000 scholarship.  Applicants must write a 500-1,000 word essay entitled “The Importance of International Health Insurance for Expatriates” which should focus on why international health insurance is so important for people when studying, working or retired away from their home country.  A photograph should be included to help capture the thrust of the essay.  To be eligible to apply, students must be enrolled at or accepted into an accredited institution of higher education.  The deadline to apply is December 21, 2014.  For more information, please visit https://www.brokerfish.com/2015-spring-university-scholarship.

 

BUCKFIRE & BUCKFIRE, P.C. DISABILITY SCHOLARSHIP:

Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. is offering a $1,000 scholarship to an undergraduate student with a disability of any form.  Applicants must submit a one-page typed essay describing how they are working to overcome their disability and what they have learned from the experience.  To be eligible to apply, student must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen enrolled at an accredited college or university within the U.S.
  • Have a disability diagnosis from any person qualified to make a diagnosis
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Have completed at least one semester of classes at an accredited college or university

The deadline to apply is November 1, 2014.  For more information please visit http://www.buckfirelaw.com/library/disability-scholarship.cfm.

 

CALUM ROSS MORTGAGE SCHOLARSHIP:

Calum Ross Mortgage will award a $1,500 scholarship to one hard working student.  Applicants must write an 800-1,000 word post on a website, blog, or forum that expresses their ideas about the importance of financial literacy when it comes to getting a first mortgage.  To be eligible to apply, students must:

  • Be a Canadian or U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Be enrolled in a Canadian or U.S. university or college for fall 2014

All application materials must be postmarked by July 31, 2014.  For more information please visit http://www.calumross.com/scholarship/.

 

CAMPUS EXPLORER EXCLUSIVE SCHOLARSHIPS:

Campus Explorer will be giving away $1000 monthly to help student pay for their higher-education expenses.  Each month, Campus Explorer will be announcing a new scholarship. Winners are randomly selected from the entrants.

  • Must be at least 16 years old at the time of entry
  • Must be a legal resident of the United States or the District of Columbia
  • Must be enrolled in college for the current or following term and be able to provide proof of enrollment

Please visit https://www.campusexplorer.com/campus-explorer-scholarships/ to enter new scholarships each month.

 

CHRISTOPHER W. KEYSER UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP:

Keyser Law, P.A. created the Christopher W. Keyser Scholarship program to provide financial support to students working towards a career in the legal field. They are now offering a $1,500 scholarship to eligible students. Applicants must submit and essay between 1,000 and 1,500 words on topics regarding the criminal justice system.

  • Must be enrolled in a four-year college or university program in the United States
  • Must have interest in the legal or criminal justice field
  • Must major or actively pursue a degree in Criminal Justice, Pre-law, English, History, Political Science, Journalism, or Communications

Deadline to apply is July 31, 2014. Please visit http://www.keyserdefense.com/contact-us/christopher-keyser-scholarship for further information.

 

CJ PONY PARTS VIDEO SCHOLARSHIP:

CJ Pony Parts is offering a $500 scholarship to students enrolling in post-secondary education.  Applicants must create a short video (under 3 minutes) about one of the topics listed on the website (examples of topics include: What it means to live in America; the auto industry’s effect on America; how a Mustang relates to your field of study; etc.)  Applicants must:

  • Be a current student enrolling in post-secondary education in their next semester
  • Be a US resident
  • Be planning to attend a college in the US

Two scholarships will be awarded this year:  deadline to apply for the spring is April 15, 2014; deadline for the fall is October 15, 2014.  Please visit http://www.cjponyparts.com/cj-pony-parts-scholarship-video-contest for further information.

 

CLUBS OF AMERICA SCHOLARSHIP:

Clubs of America is offering a $1,500 scholarship to help students pursuing their career aspirations.  Applicants must write an essay of no fewer than 800 words about how their current courses will help them achieve success in their careers.

  • Must be a current student of an accredited US college or university
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0

Deadline to apply is August 31, 2014. Please visit http://www.greatclubs.com/scholarship-award-for-career-success.asp for further information.

 

COACHUP SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITION:

CoachUp is sponsoring a scholarship competition for student-athletes.  Three winners will each be awarded a $2,000 scholarship and $500 towards private coaching sessions.  Applicants must submit a personal essay no more than 500 words describing how sports played a factor in their lives.  A 1-1.5 minute video must also be uploaded.  Applicants should treat the video as an opportunity to showcase their personality, passion, and creativity.  To be eligible to apply, students must:

  • Have participated in sports during high school
  • Be a current senior high school student who has applied to college OR a current college student with at least one year left in school

The deadline to apply is August 10, 2014.  For further information please visit http://scholarship.coachup.com.

 

COLLEGE WEEK LIVE $1,000 MONTHLY SCHOLARSHIP:

Sign up free for CollegeWeekLive to search for colleges and you can be entered to win a $1,000 scholarship. Please visit www.scholarshipexperts.com/notes/cw.jsp to sign up.

 

CREATE-A-GREETING-CARD SCHOLARSHIP:

The Gallery Collection is offering a $10,000 scholarship to the student who designs the most creative photo, artwork, or computer graphic for the front of a greeting card.  The winner’s school will also be awarded $1,000.  In addition, Gallery Collection will select an entry from a member of the United States Military to be given a $1,000 award.  Designs must be original works/creations.  To be eligible to apply, students must be:

  • Enrolled in high school or a higher education program OR be a member of the armed forces of the US
  • A legal resident of the US/US territories OR be an international student with a visa to attend school in the US
  • 14 years of age or older at time of entry
  • If military personnel, be no older than 35 by April 14, 2014

The deadline to apply is February 18, 2015.  To learn more about this scholarship please visit http://www.gallerycollection.com/greeting-cards-scholarship.htm

 

THE DEBT.CA INTERNATIONAL STUDENT LOANS SCHOLARSHIP:

Debt.ca is offering a scholarship program in which students will submit an essay about how to save money for an emergency fund.  The two students who submit the most thought-provoking and well-reasoned essays will receive an award of $500.  For more information please visit http://www.debt.ca/scholarship.

 

DESIGN A T-SHIRT SCHOLARSHIP:

Print Detective Design is sponsoring a $500 scholarship.  Applicants must use their creativity to design their own T-shirt to upload to Print Detective Design’s Facebook page.  The entrant who gets the most votes will win the scholarship.  To be eligible to apply, students must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or a permanent legal resident of the U.S.
  • Be a full-time student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate-level degree program at an accredited college or university OR a high school senior planning to attend college in 2014-2015
  • Have a current GPA of 3.0 or higher

All submissions must be made by December 1, 2014.  For more details please visit http://www.printdetective.com/scholarship.

 

DIETSPOTLIGHT.COM SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM:

Green Bracket LLC is sponsoring a scholarship competition for current college students.  Four winners will be selected.  The overall winner will be awarded a $3,000 scholarship.  Three additional winners will receive $1,000 each.  Applicants must write an essay of at least 900 words that addresses the relationship between body weight and self-esteem.  To be eligible to apply, students must be:

  • A legal resident of the U.S.
  • 13 years of age or older
  • Currently enrolled in an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution

The deadline to apply is December 31, 2014.  For more information, please visit http://www.dietspotlight.com/scholarship/.

 

DOMO SCHOLARSHIP FOR BUSINESS MANAGEMENT:

DOMO, a company that specializes in finding unique solutions to specific challenges in the business world, is offering two $2,500 scholarships.  Eligible students include those attending or accepted to a 4-year institution and are studying business or a related field.  Applicants must complete a survey and write a 500 word essay based on the following topic:

What is your view of the role of data in business and business management?

The deadline to apply for this scholarship is the end of the 2013-2014 academic year.  For more information please visit http://www.domo.com/  and click “scholarship” on the bar at the bottom of the screen.

 

THE DRIVE TO LEARN SCHOLARSHIP:

Shift Insurance will award one student a $1,000 scholarship.  Applicants must submit a 750-1,000 word response to one of four prompts related to their experiences as a driver or passenger. To be eligible for this scholarship, students must be enrolled full time at a four-year university, graduate program, community college, or trade school.  Submissions are due May 1, 2015.  For more details about this scholarship, please visit http://www.shiftins.com/automobile/car-insurance-program.aspx.

 

ERIE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS:

The Erie Community Foundation is home to 75 donor named scholarships, each of which has its own eligibility and criteria requirements. Many scholarships target students graduating from specific high schools in the Erie area, some for specific areas of study and others for financial need. Each scholarship is unique according to its donor’s wishes, and each offers the opportunity to earn a scholarship for your education.

Please visit http://eriecommunityfoundation.org/for-scholarships/erie-community-foundation-scholarships/ to find a list of the scholarships available and their requirements.

 

EVE’S ADDICTION SCHOLARSHIP:

Eve’s Addiction, a leading online retailer in sterling silver jewelry, is offering a $1,000 scholarship to high school seniors and undergraduate or graduate students for the 2014-2015 academic year.  Applicants must complete a 500 word essay based the following topic:

  • How can the Web give a company a competitive advantage?

The deadline to apply is August 15, 2014.  For more information, visit http://www.evesaddiction.com/scholarship.html.

 

EVERGREEN BEAUTY COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP:

Evergreen Beauty College is offering a $1,000 scholarship.  Applicants must write an 800-1,000 word post that on a website, blog, or online forum that expresses their ideas about how beauty trends influence beauty schools and vice versa.  To be eligible to apply, students must:

  • Be a Canadian or U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Be enrolled in a Canadian or U.S. university by Fall 2014

Further information on the application process can be found at http://www.evergreenbeauty.edu/1000-annual-scholarship-from-evergreen-beauty-college/.  All application materials must be postmarked by July 30, 2014.

 

EXPLORE MORE SCHOLARSHIP:

DirectStarTV will offer one student a $2,000 scholarship.  Applicants must submit a 500-700 word blog post about how they have used technology to help explore the world.  To be eligible to apply, students must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident
  • Be a high school senior graduating between August 1, 2013 and June 1, 2014 who will enroll as a freshman in spring 2015 OR a student enrolled during the 2014-15 academic year on a full-time basis
  • Be attending a two-year or four-year college or university or an accredited graduate school program

The deadline to apply is September 1, 2014.  For further information please visit http://www.directtvdeal.com/scholarship.html.

 

FADED SOUL SCHOLARSHIP:

Faded Soul is sponsoring one $1,500 merit based scholarship.  Applicants must write an 800-1,000 word post on a website, blog, or online forum that expresses their ideas about the fashion industry.  To be eligible to apply, students must:

  • Be a Canadian or U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Be enrolled in a Canadian or U.S. university or college for fall 2014

All application materials must be postmarked by July 31, 2014.  Please visit http://www.fadedsoul.com/annual-scholarship/ for more information.

 

FARZAD FAMILY LAW SCHOLARSHIP:

Farzad Family Law is sponsoring a $3,000 scholarship.  Applicants must submit an essay that describes whether the right to marry for same sex couples should become a federal constitutional right by amendment to the US Constitution or if it should remain a State issue.  To be eligible to apply, students must be:

  • A pre-law or law student
  • Currently admitted to and attending an undergraduate degree program or law school
  • Attending an accredited American institution

The deadline to apply is December 15, 2014.  For additional information please visit http://farzadlaw.com/farzad-family-law-scholarship/.

 

THE FIFTH THIRD SCHOLARSHIP SWEEPSTAKES:

Fifth Third Bank will award one student a $10,000 scholarship.  When a Fifth Third Student Checking account is opened between May 1, 2014 and September 30, 2014, you are automatically entered into the sweepstakes.  You qualify for an additional entry if a Fifth Third Goal Setter Savings account is opened on the same day.  To enter the sweepstakes without a purchase, hand-print your name, address and telephone number and the words “Fifth Third Scholarship Sweepstakes” on a 3” x 5” card and mail it by September 30, 2014.  To be eligible to enter this sweepstakes, you must be:

  • At least 18 years old
  • A legal resident of the US (but the sweepstakes is not open to NY and RI residents)

For more information please visit https://www.53.com/student-banking/sweepstakes-rules.html.

 

FINE & ASSOCIATES PROFESSIONAL CORPORATION SCHOLARSHIP:

Fine & Associates is sponsoring a $1,000 scholarship.  Applicants must write an 800-1,000 word post that expresses their ideas in regards to improving Family/Divorce law and/or the legal process in dealing with Family/Divorce proceeding.  To be eligible to apply, students must:

  • Be a Canadian or U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Have a minimum GPA of at least 3.0
  • Be enrolled in a Canadian or U.S. university or college for fall 2014

All application materials must be postmarked by July 31, 2014.  For further information please click HERE.

 

FIRE STARTER VIDEOS ART & ANIMATION SCHOLARSHIP:

Fire Starter Videos will award one student a $500 scholarship.  Applicants must submit a 250-500 word essay that includes biographical information, a description of what inspired them to pursue a career in art/animation, and an original story board or a short animated film (up to 2 minutes in length) created by the applicant of any inspired subject.  An optional element of the application allows entrants to submit their original video on the Fire Starter Videos Facebook page.  To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, students must be a high school senior or be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program by August 1, 2014 at any accredited US college, university, or art institution.  The deadline to apply is November 1, 2014.  To learn more about this scholarship, please visit http://www.firestartervideos.com/scholarship/.

 

FISHER & TALWAR LEGAL INSPIRATION SCHOLARSHIP:

Fisher & Talwar is offering a $1,000 scholarship to one student pursuing a career in law.  Applicants must submit a 500 word essay describing who or what is their inspiration for pursuing a career in law.  To be eligible to apply, students must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Be a full-time student who is currently attending (or planning to attend full-time) an accredited institution of higher education
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0

The deadline to apply is December 1, 2014.  For more information please visit www.ftpersonalinjurylawyers.com/scholarship.

 

FORECLOSURE.COM SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM:

Foreclosure.com is sponsoring $1,000 (for 2nd through 5th place) and $5,000 (for first place) scholarships to the winners of their essay contest.  Applicants must write an 800-2,000 word essay about the issues of foreclosure and real estate.

  • Must be a legal resident of  the US
  • Must be 13 years of age or older at the time of application
  • Must be enrolled in a US accredited, post-secondary institution (college, university or trade school)

The deadline to apply is December 15, 2014.  For further information on the scholarship please visit http://www.foreclosure.com/scholarship

 

FOXYTOTE’S FASHION CORNER SCHOLARSHIP:

Foxytote is offering a $500 scholarship to inspire individuals to pursue careers and further develop the digital media space all across America.  The award will be given to the student who best answers (in 500-1000 words) the prompt: “The fashion industry thrives by setting trends and cultivating new ones.  How do you determine which fashion trends best display who you are as a person and in which way or ways do you leverage the power of the internet to find that true you within all the noise?”  Applicants must:

  • Be a US Citizen or Permanent Legal Resident of the US
  • Be a full-time student enrolled in an undergraduate program at an accredited institution
  • Have a current GPA of 3.0 or higher

Deadline to apply is July 31, 2014.  Please visit http://www.foxytote.com/scholarship/ for further information.

 

FRANK AND CLARA WILLIAMS SCHOLARSHIP:

The Frank D. and Clara R. Williams Scholarship is administered through Scholarship America.  Students who received awards for the previous academic year were sent renewal application forms to their home addresses in early December by Scholarship America. (They should not reapply on the new application.)  If they have misplaced their renewal form, they can contact Cherryl Reichel at Scholarship America at 507.931.8205 for a replacement form.  The scholarship deadline is early June.  High school seniors can obtain a new application form if they are a resident of Venango County, PA at their high school guidance office.

 

GET PREPPED LSAT SCHOLARSHIP:

Get Prepped is offering the Get Prepped LSAT scholarship to students taking the Law School Admission Test (LSAT).  One or more grants of $1,000 are awarded twice yearly.  Some factors used to determine awards include:

  • Class rank
  • Major/degree course
  • Previous LSAT scores
  • Best essay submission

Please visit www.getprepped.com to request the application packet using the online contact form.

 

GLOBAL ENGLISH EDITING SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM:

Global English Editing is rewarding a talented American student that, through his or her current studies and career plans, intends to make an outstanding contribution to the country’s future.  The scholarship program will award one student a $1500 scholarship.  Applicants must outline in 200 words or less how they intend to make a positive change to America after finishing their university degree.  To be eligible to apply, students must:

  • Be a full-time student at an accredited university in the U.S.
  • Maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5
  • Be a citizen of the U.S. or have a valid green card

The deadline to apply is November 21, 2014.  For more information, please visit http://geediting.com/about/scholarship-program/.

 

GMR TRANSCRIPTION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM:

GMR is a leading transcription and translation service provider that is offering two $500 scholarships awarded quarterly to students enrolled in a college or university, with a 3.0 GPA or higher.  Applicants must submit an essay (1 page minimum) about their academic backgrounds, career aspirations etc.

The scholarship deadline is ongoing quarterly on March 15, June 15, September 15, and December 15.  More information can be found at http://www.gmrtranscription.com/Scholarship/Scholarshiphome.aspx

 

GOEDEKER’S COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP:

Goedeker’s offering one $500 scholarship and two $100 scholarships to students who can best describe why college and their field of study are important to them.  To apply a student must:

  • Write an essay of at least 300 words
  • Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Be enrolled in an accredited college or university

The deadline to apply is July 31st, 2014.  For further information regarding the scholarship please visit http://www.goedekers.com/college-scholarship.

 

GRAPEVINE EVALUATIONS SCHOLARSHIP:

Grapevine Evaluations is sponsoring a $1000 merit based scholarship for one student.  Applicants must write an 800-1000 word post on a website, blog, or online forum that expresses their ideas about the benefits of employee evaluations.  Students must also provide their high school transcripts along with a letter of acceptance into a university and proof of residence.  To be eligible students must:

  • Be Canadian or US citizens or permanent residents
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Be enrolled in a Canadian or US university for Fall 2014

Application materials must be postmarked by July 30, 2014.  For more information please visit http://www.grapevineevaluations.com/scholarship.aspx.

 

GRAPEVINE SURVEYS SCHOLARSHIP:

Grapevine Surveys is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a student pursuing a higher education with an emphasis in business studies.  Applicants must:

  • Be a citizen or permanent resident of Canada or the U.S.
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Be enrolled in a Canadian or U.S. university by Fall 2014

More information on the scholarship can be found at http://www.grapevinesurveys.com/scholarship.aspx.  The deadline to apply is July 30th, 2014.

 

HOME ALARMS EDUCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP:

Apex Direct is sponsoring a scholarship competition and will award one student $500.  Applicants must submit a 500-700 word essay describing the future of home security technology.  Specifically, the essay should address how home security technology will change over the next 10 years and how it will better society as a whole.  To be eligible to apply, students must:

  • Be currently enrolled at a college/university OR be enrolling for the upcoming semester
  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident

The deadline to apply is December 31, 2014.  For more information please visit http://home-alarms.ca/scholarship.

 

HOWELL & CHRISTMAS, LLC VISIONARY SCHOLARSHIP:

Howell & Christmas, LLC will award a $1,000 scholarship to one student who intends to pursue a career in law.  Applicants must write a 500-1,000 word essay in response to one of three topics related to law in the United States.  To be eligible to apply, students must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Be a current student enrolled at an accredited college or university
  • Have an overall GPA of 2.8 or higher

The deadline to apply is September 30, 2014.  For additional details please visit http://www.howellandchristmas.com/visionary-scholarship/.

 

HUBSHOUT ONLINE MARKETING SCHOLARSHIP:

HubShout is offering two $1,000 scholarships to students who best demonstrate a passion for online marketing.

  • Must have completed at least one year of post-secondary education
  • Must be working toward a career in online marketing
  • Must have a GPA of at least 3.0

Deadline to apply for the first award is March 1, 2014 and the deadline for the second award is November 1, 2014. Please visit http://hubshout.com/?p=scholarship to find further information and an application.

 

IMIN.COM SCHOLARSHIP:

Imin.com will award one student a $1,000 scholarship.  Applicants must submit an essay of at least 650 words describing how coupons influence their purchasing decisions.  To be eligible to apply, students must:

  • Be a college student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program in the fall of 2014 or the spring of 2015
  • Attend an accredited college, university, or trade school in the U.S.

The deadline to apply is December 31, 2014.  For further information please visit http://www.imin.com/college-scholarship/.

 

INSPIRATIONAL BASKETBALL STUDENT-ATHLETE SCHOLARSHIP:

InspirationalBasketball.com will award a $500 scholarship to one student-athlete.  Applicants must submit an essay of at least 500 words that describes how they plan to balance academics and sports life while attending college.  To be eligible to apply, students must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or a legal resident of the U.S.
  • Be a high school senior entering a post-secondary institution in fall 2014 OR a college student enrolled full-time during the 2013-2014 academic year
  • Be in good academic standing

The deadline to apply is August 10, 2014.  For further details please visit http://inspirationalbasketball.com/student-athlete-scholarship/.

 

INTERIOR-DELUXE.COM SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM:

Interior-Deluxe.com is sponsoring a $1,500 scholarship.  The application requires two 300-350 word responses and one 600 word response.  To be eligible to apply, you must:

  • Be a student (including high school, undergraduate, graduate, or adult learner)
  • Be 16 years of age or older

The deadline to apply is October 15, 2014.  For more details, please visit http://www.interior-deluxe.com/content/57-scholarship-program.

 

INTERNATIONAL GEM SOCIETY SCHOLARSHIP:

The International Gem Society is offering a $750 scholarship to an eligible student who best responds to the prompt “Why are colored gemstones better than diamonds for an engagement ring or other high end jewelry?” in a two-page essay. Eligible students must be:

  • Enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program during the 2014-15 academic year

Deadline for the application is December 15, 2014. For additional information and to submit your essay response please visit http://www.gemsociety.org/scholarships.

 

INTERNET SCHOLARSHIP:

InternetProviders.com is offering a $2,000 scholarship to help current college students pay for tuition.  Applicants must submit an essay that explains: 1) How internet has shaped your educational career thus far, and 2) any drawbacks to the Internet and its role in your education.  To be eligible to apply, students must:

  • Be a US citizen or permanent legal resident of the US
  • Be either:
    •  A high school senior graduating between August 1, 2013 and June 1, 2014 who will enroll as a freshman at a college in the fall 2014
    • A student enrolled during the 2013-2014 academic year full-time at a college or grad school

Deadline to apply is August 15, 2014.  Please visit http://www.internetproviders.com/internet-scholarship.html for further information.

 

JOBAPPLICATIONSONLINE.COM SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM:

JobApplicationOnline.com will award a $1,000 scholarship to one student currently working his or her way through college.  Applicants must submit a 500-800 word essay discussing the complexities of paying your way through college and the lessons that are learned from doing so.  To be eligible to apply, students must:

  • Attend an accredited U.S. post-secondary institutional
  • Have a current cumulative GPA of at least 3.0
  • Have worked an average of at least 12 hours for each of the previous four weeks at the time of applying
  • Be a legal resident of the U.S.
  • Be at least 18 years old

The deadline to apply is August 9, 2014.  For further details please visit http://www.jobapplicationsonline.com/scholarship/.

 

JUST NEBULIZERS RESPIRATORY CARE SCHOLARSHIP:

JustNebulizers.com will be awarding a $1,000 scholarship to a college student with a chronic respiratory condition.  To apply, students must submit a creative video less than three minutes long answering the questions: How has living with a respiratory condition molded who you are?  What advice would you give to others in your shoes?  To be eligible to apply, students must:

  • Be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program
  • Must be a legal US resident
  • Must have a respiratory condition

The deadline to apply is December 31, 2014.  Please visit http://justnebulizers.com/respiratory-care-scholarship.

 

KATZ & PHILLIPS 2014 LAW SCHOLARSHIP FOR VETERANS:

Katz & Phillips, P.A. is offering a $1,000 scholarship for one veteran pursing a Juris Doctor degree.  Applicants must write a 500-1,000 word essay in response to one of three prompts.  To be eligible to apply, students must:

  • Be either a current law student at an accredited law school within the U.S. or at an accredited undergraduate university planning to attend law school in the coming academic year
  • Have a minimum GPA of 2.8
  • Attend or plan to attend law school in the U.S.

The deadline to apply is September 30, 2014.  For more information please visit http://www.thetixteam.com/veterans-law-scholarship/.

 

KATZ & PHILLIPS 2014 SINGLE PARENT SCHOLARSHIP:

Katz & Phillips, P.A. is sponsoring a $1,000 scholarship for one single parent who is pursuing a law degree.  Applicants must write a 500-1,000 word essay in response to one of three prompts.  To be eligible to apply, students must:

  • Be either a current law student at an accredited law school or at an accredited undergraduate university planning to attend law school the following academic year
  • Attend or plan to attend law school in the U.S.
  • Have a minimum 2.8 GPA

The deadline to apply is September 30, 2014.  For more details please visit http://www.800prodivorce.com/single-parent-scholarship/.

 

KRISZTINANEGLIA.COM SCHOLARSHIP:

KrisztinaNeglia.com will award a $1,000 scholarship to one hard working student.  Applicants must write an 800-1,000 word post on a website, blog, or online forum that expresses their ideas about the state of the Canadian economy and real estate market.  To be eligible to apply, student must:

  • Be a Canadian or U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Be enrolled in a Canadian or U.S. university or college for fall 2014

All application materials must be postmarked by July 31, 2014.  For more information please visit http://www.krisztinaneglia.com/Blog.php/annual-scholarship.

 

LAAG ACCESS-FOR-ALL SCHOLARSHIP:

Los Angeles Accident Group has established a scholarship program that will award $1,000 to a student who plans to pursue a career in the legal field.  Applicants must submit an essay of no more than 600 words that describes their reasons for wanting a career in the legal field and their professional goals.  Additional materials, such as an unofficial copy of transcripts and the completed application form, must also be submitted.  To be eligible to apply, students must:

  • Be a US citizen or permanent resident
  • Have strong academic achievements
  • Have demonstrated commitment to the community

The deadline to apply is December 31, 2014.  For further information, please click HERE or visit http://www.losangelescaraccidentattorney.co and click “download our scholarship app” on the right.

 

LA JOLLA LASIK NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP:

The La Jolla LASIK National Scholarship has launched a national scholarship in conjunction with the American Women’s Business Association (AWBA) to help women grow, prosper and become leaders in business.  This $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to the applicant who, in 500-700 words, best describes their vision for improving the community they live in.  To be eligible to apply, students must:

  • Be a woman
  • Be in college
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Be a US citizen

Deadline to apply is August 17, 2014.  Please visit http://lajollalasik.com/national-scholarship/ for further information.

 

LEGAL LEADERS OF TOMORROW SCHOLARSHIP:

Paralegal411.org will award one student pursuing a career in the legal field a $1,000 scholarship.  Applicants must submit a 200-300 word essay on the topic of how legal professionals can make a positive difference in their community.  To be eligible to apply, students must:

  • Be college students pursuing a legal related undergraduate degree or certificate such as pre-law, paralegal, or criminal justice OR a high school student who plans to study a legal related major
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Be attending or accepted at an accredited college or university

The deadline to apply is October 1, 2014.  For more details please visit http://www.paralegal411.org/scholarship/.

 

LEXINGTON LAW SCHOLARSHIP:

Lexingtonlaw.com is offering a $10,000 annual scholarship ($5,000 per spring and fall semesters) to help college students maintain great credit scores.  Students interested in applying for the scholarship are required to write an essay of 800 words about what a credit score means to them, impacts their financial future, and how they plan to develop a great credit score during their college years. Students must:

  • Be in an accredited US College or University
  • Have a GPA of 2.5 or higher

The deadline to apply is August 31, 2014.  For more information please visit https://www.lexingtonlaw.com/credit-education/newsroom/lexington-laws-news/what-does-a-credit-score-mean-to-you.html

 

LEVINE AND ZEIGER, LLP SCHOLARSHIP:

Levin and Zeiger, LLP will award two yearly $1,000 scholarships.  Applicants must submit a 500+ word essay that describes ways in which the law can be changed in order to make roads and highways safer.  Five finalists will be selected based on the essay competition.  The finalists will then promote their entries on their social media networks.  Two winners will be determined by the amount of social media “buzz” their essays generate in terms of likes, retweets, +1s, and shares.  Any student currently enrolled or actively applying to a college or graduate program is eligible to apply.  The deadline to enter the competition is January 31, 2015.  For more details, please visit http://www.levinandzeiger.com/scholarship/.

 

LEVINE PUBLIC & ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SCHOLARSHIP:

Levine & Sons is sponsoring a scholarship competition for students working toward a degree in Environmental Health or Public Health.  One first place winner will receive $1,500, and two runners-up will be awarded $750 each.  Applicants must submit an essay describing why they are interested in public or environmental health and how they plan on applying their degree after graduation.  The essay can be no more than 1,000 words.  To be eligible to apply, students must:

  • Be pursuing an undergraduate degree in Public and/or Environmental Health
  • Have a minimum 2.8 GPA

The application deadline is September 31, 2014.  For further information please visit http://www.levineandsons.com/scholarship/.

 

LOOK TWICE, SAVE A LIFE SCHOLARSHIP:

In an effort to promote motorcycle safety among students, InsuranceProviders.com will award a $1,000 scholarship to one student.  Applicants must create a form of social awareness that inspires other students to focus on looking twice for motorcycle safety.  This can be a video, artwork, essay or anything that would engage other students to focus on safe driving.  In the final step of the application form, a link to the creative social awareness element must be submitted.  To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, students must:

  • Be currently enrolled in college or planning to attend college (or another form of higher education) for the upcoming school year
  • Have a valid driver’s license

The deadline to apply is December 1, 2014.  For further information please visit http://www.insuranceproviders.com/look-twice-save-a-life-scholarship.

 

MHELPDESK VIDEO SCHOLARSHIP:

Mhelpdesk is offering a $1,500 scholarship to one student for the spring 2015 semester.  Applicants must submit a 60 second video commercial that Mhelpdesk can use to break them out of the pack.  The video should sell Mhelpdesk to people who need the company’s help, but it should not be boring.  To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, students must:

  • Be a citizen or legal resident of the US
  • Be over the age of 13
  • Be enrolled as a high school senior OR in any undergraduate or graduate college program

The deadline to apply is December 15, 2014.  For further details, please visit http://mhelpdesk.com/scholarship/.

 

MICHIGAN AUTO LAW CAR ACCIDENT INJURY SURIVOR SCHOLARSHIP:

Michigan Auto Law firm is offering an annual scholarship of $500  to college students who were victims of car accidents earlier in their lives and who have overcome their injuries.  Applicants must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Be currently enrolled in an accredited college or university within the United States
  • Have sustained injuries from a car or truck accident
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher

The deadline to apply is December 31, 2014.  For further information please visit http://www.michiganautolaw.com/car-accidents/injury-scholarship/

 

MILLER LAW OFFICES SCHOLARSHIP:

In an effort to support older people who are trying to improve their skills and self-sufficiency by going back to school, Miller Law Offices will award two $1,000 scholarships to students over the age of 50.  Applicants must write a 500+ word essay on the advantages of going back to school after age 50.  The essay should include a description of what you have learned in life that has prepared you for the challenges you face as a student.  To be eligible for this scholarship, students must:

  • Be enrolled at an accredited technical school, college, or university in the US
  • Be over the age of 50
  • Maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0

Submissions must be received by January 1, 2015.  For further information please visit http://www.philliphmiller.com/scholarship/.

 

MY COLLEGE DOLLARS:

MTV, Get Schooled and the College Board have launched “My College Dollars,” a Facebook application that utilizes information from a user’s Facebook profile – including age, gender and state – to connect students with targeted financial aid opportunities.  “My College Dollars” connects students with the nearly $6 billion in available scholarship aid and $45 billion in federal and state grants. It also integrates a calendar to help students track important dates.

Please visit http://advocacy.collegeboard.org/college-affordability-financial-aid/student-aid-reform/news/mtv-get-schooled-and-college-board-launc?ep_ch=PR&ep_mid=10391550&ep_rid=70727499 to find more information about the application and a link to the Facebook page.

 

MY VISA SOURCE SCHOLARSHIP:

My Visa Source will award a $1,000 scholarship to one hard working student.  Applicants must write an 800-1,000 word post on a website, blog, or online forum that expresses their ideas about David Suzuki’s recent comments regarding Canadian immigration.  To be eligible to apply, students must:

  • Be a Canadian or U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Be enrolled in a Canadian or U.S. university in Fall 2014

Application materials must be postmarked by July 30, 2014.  For more information please click HERE.

 

O’BRYAN AQUATIC & MARINE STUDIES SCHOLARSHIP:

O’Bryan Law is sponsoring a scholarship competition for students pursuing a degree in a Marine or Aquatics field of study.  The first place winner will be awarded $1,500, the first runner-up will receive $500, and the second-runner up will earn $500.  Applicants must submit an essay that describes what they view to be the greatest environmental risk facing our oceans today and how they would begin to address that problem as a marine specialist.  The essay can be no more than 1,000 words.  To be eligible to apply, students must:

  • Be pursuing an undergraduate degree in a Marine or Aquatic Field of Study
  • Have at least a 2.8 GPA

The deadline to apply is September 31, 2014.  For further information, please visit http://obryanlaw.net/scholarship/.

 

ONE INCH PUNCH PRODUCTIONS SCHOLARSHIP:

One Inch Punch Productions will award a $1,000 scholarship to one student.  Applicants must write an 800-1,000 word post on a website, blog, or online forum that expresses their ideas about the state of video online.  To be eligible to apply, students must:

  • Be a Canadian or U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Be enrolled in a Canadian or U.S. university or college for fall 2014

All application materials must be postmarked by July 31, 2014.  For further details please visit http://oneinchpunchpro.com/annual-scholarship.

 

PALMER FRED (BUD) SIEGFRIED SCHOLARSHIP:

Siegfried & Jensen, a Utah based law-firm, is offering a $1,000 scholarship to one student.  Applicants must write two short essays: a 500-700 word essay about how an injury attorney can make a difference in an automobile accident, medical malpractice situation, or with product liability issues , and a 300-400 word essay about an act of service that you performed in the last 3 weeks that has made a difference in your life.  To be eligible to apply, students must be enrolled in a college or university within the U.S.  The deadline is apply is July 31, 2014.  For further information please visit http://www.siegfriedandjensen.com/scholarships.

 

PARKER WAICHMAN SCHOLARSHIP:

Parker Waichman Law Firm is offering a $1,000 scholarship to the student that best represents the need for change in a current federal, state, or local law.  Student participants will take part in a writing contest explaining the existing law as well as how to amend or abolish this law and their reasoning for this need.  Students must:

  • Be enrolled in college or enrolled by 2014

The deadline to Apply is July 31st, 2014.  For further information please visit http://www.yourlawyer.com/topics/overview/parker-waichman-scholarship

 

PAUL HYLAND HARRIS SCHOLARSHIP:

  • Provides scholarships to students from Venango, Crawford, and Warren counties who wish to attend either Allegheny College or Harvard University
  • Grants are renewable based on need and the student’s college record

Please click on the link below to find a copy of the application that applies to you (incoming freshman or upperclassman).

Paul Hyland Harris Scholarship Upperclassmen

Paul Hyland Harris Scholarship Freshmen

 

PC HEALTHBOOST SCHOLARSHIP:

Boost Software is offering a biannual $1,000 scholarship with a focus on computer skills to empower students as they begin the path to their careers. Eligible students must submit an essay of 750-1500 words or provide a link to a 2 minute video on the topic of computer maintenance, troubleshooting, or the necessity of computers.  Applicants must be enrolled in secondary education.

The deadline to apply for the spring semester is December 1 of each year and the deadline to apply for the fall semester is July 31 of each year. Please visit http://www.pchealthboost.com/blog/pc-healthboost-scholarship-award/ for further information.

 

PETER LEEDS STOCK TRADING SCHOLARSHIP:

The Peter Leeds Stock Trading Scholarship will award $1,000 to one student who demonstrates knowledge, passion, and a promising future in stock trading or the financial sectors.  Applicants must submit a 750-1,500 essay describing their thoughts as to whether investing in the stocks of start-up and newer businesses is more profitable than buying stocks of mature and larger companies.  All applicants must:

  • Have a high school diploma
  • Be an American or Canadian citizen
  • Be 18 years or older during the fall semester
  • Be a full-time student attending or planning to attend an accredited university within the U.S. or Canada for the fall 2014 semester.

The deadline to apply is October 1, 2014.  For more information please visit http://www.pennystocks.net/stock-trading-scholarship.htm.

 

PLUSHBEDS GREEN/ENVIRONMENTAL SCHOLARSHIP:

Plushbeds is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a student seeking an eco-degree (any degree that is ecologically related).  Students are asked to write an essay explaining the unique advantages of living a green lifestyle, and the steps that one can take towards a greener lifestyle. Students must:

  • Be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate green degree program in Fall 2014 or Spring 2015 at any accredited American college, university, or trade school
  • Submit an essay of 1,000 words or more on the given topic

The deadline to apply is August 15, 2014.  For more information please visit http://www.plushbeds.com/PlushBeds-Green-Scholarships/Advantages-of-a-Green-Lifestyle-Scholarship/

 

POWER GRAPHICS DIGITAL IMAGING SCHOLARSHIP:

Power Graphics Digital Imaging will award one $500 scholarship to the student who best describes (in 500-1,000 words) how visual marketing has impacted him or her.  Diagrams, schematics, illustrations, and photographs may be included as supporting documents to the essay portion.  To be eligible to apply, students must:

  • Be actively pursuing a degree or certification in art, graphic design, marketing, or any other related field
  • Be a legal resident of the U.S. or hold a valid student visa

The deadline to apply is August 31, 2014.  To learn more please visit http://www.power-graphics.com/useful-info/scholarship-program.html.

 

PRICE BENOWITZ SOCIAL JUSTICE SCHOLARSHIP:

Price Benowitz LLP is offering a $1,000 scholarship to one student who is passionate about social justice.  Applicants must submit a 500 word letter of intent that identifies themselves and their drive and dedication to social justice causes.  To be eligible to apply, students must:

  • Be a college sophomore, junior, or senior during the 2014-2015 academic year
  • Have a proven interest in furthering a social justice agenda through prior educational, professional, and volunteer work experiences
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

The deadline to apply is September 30, 2014.  For further information, please visit http://pricebenowitzlaw.com/opportunities/.

 

PRICE BENOWITZ SOCIAL JUSTICE VIDEO SCHOLARSHIP:

Price Benowitz LLP is offering a $1,000 scholarship to an individual who wishes to pursue social justice issues through the use of video and digital media.  For more information about this scholarship opportunity, please contact the firm here or call (202) 600-9400.

 

RACE TO INSPIRE SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY:

Race Entry, LLC is offering a scholarship in the amount of $500.  Applicants must prepare an essay between 1,000-2,000 words in length that describes what challenges they faced when running in a race and what they learned from the experience.  To be eligible to apply, students must be enrolled at an accredited university inside the US during the fall 2014 semester.  The deadline to apply is August 15, 2014.  For more details please visit https://www.raceentry.com/race-to-inspire-scholarship.

 

RAND MARKETING WEB DESIGN SCHOLARSHIP:

Rand Marketing is offering a $1,000 scholarship to one student who demonstrates a passion for design.  Applicants must submit an essay of 250 words or more that describes what inspired them to attend their college, pursue a career in the design industry, and how they expect their education to enhance their design creativity and career goals.  Each entry must also include an original sketch by the applicant.  To be eligible to apply, students must:

  • Be a high school senior OR a college student enrolled in an undergrad or graduate degree program by August 1, 2014
  • Enrolled at or planning to attend an accredited US college, university, or art/fashion institute

The deadline to apply is August 5, 2014.  For additional details please visit http://randmarketing.com/scholarship/.

 

REVERIE INNOVATION SCHOLARSHIP:

Reverie is sponsoring a scholarship competition for students pursuing a degree in engineering.  One grand prize winner will be awarded $2,000, and two runners-up will each receive scholarships of $1,000.  Applicants must respond to one of three prompts in 1,000 words or less.  To be eligible to apply, students must:

  • Be an undergraduate student studying engineering at an accredited university in the U.S.
  • Have a minimum 3.0 GPA

The deadline to apply is July 31, 2014.  For more information please visit http://www.reverie.com/wp/reverie-innovation-scholarship.

 

SAFE DRIVER SCHOLARSHIP:

CarInsuranceComparison.com will award one student a $1,000 scholarship.  Applicants must participate in a Safe Driver Program listed on the CarInsuranceComparison.com website.  They must also create a form of awareness that inspires other students to focus on safe driving.  This can be a video, artwork, essay, or anything that would engage other students to focus on safe driving.  To be eligible to apply, students must:

  • Be currently enrolled in college or plan to attend a college for the upcoming academic year
  • Have a valid driver’s license

The deadline to apply is July 10, 2015.  For further details please visit http://www.carinsurancecomparison.com/safe-driver-student-scholarship/.

 

SOCCERLOCO’S NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM:

Soccerloco has partnered with the American Business Women’s Association to award $2,000 to one student in hopes of generating more opportunities for female athletes.  Applicants must write a 500-700 word essay on how their athletic careers have helped them become a better teammate, leader, and person.  A brief bio (limited to 150 words) must also be submitted with the application.  To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, students must:

  • Be female
  • Have been involved in sports at some point

The deadline to apply is December 19, 2014.  For more details, please visit http://www.soccerloco.com/national-scholarship.

 

STEAMER’S CARPET CARE SCHOLARSHIP:

Steamer’s Carpet Care will award one student a $500 scholarship.  Applicants must write a single page (400-600 word) essay detailing their reasoning and motivation for pursuing higher education.  Students who are enrolled and pursuing a degree at an accredited college are eligible to apply.  A transcript proving enrollment must be submitted.  The deadline to apply is March 31, 2015.  For more information please visit www.steamerscarpetcare.com/carpet-care-scholarship/.

 

STORAGE.COM SCHOLARSHIP:

Storage.com will award three students a $2,500 scholarship.  This scholarship contest is open to three categories of applicants: current high school seniors attending college in fall 2014, current college students who will remain enrolled in the fall, and parents of students who will be enrolled in the fall.  Applicants must submit a 250-400 word essay.  Students will answer: “Given that you already have the necessities for college, if you could only take what fits into a backpack, what would you bring?”  Parents will answer: “In a perfect world, when your child moves out for college, what are you going to do with their bedroom?”  Applicants also have the option of submitting a short video to help communicate the idea of the essay.  Based on the essay portion, finalists will be selected to move forward into a second round of competition.  Winning applicants must maintain at least a 2.5 GPA.  The deadline to apply is July 31, 2014.  For further information please visit www.storage.com/scholarships/.

 

STUDENT SAVER SCHOLARSHIP:

DegreeDirectory.org is offering scholarships to help pay for college.  In order to apply, students must:

  • Be currently enrolled in school
  • Like the Degree Directory Facebook page.
  • Fill out the online entry form
  • Answer the question listed on the link below

Scholarship deadlines vary.  Visit http://degreedirectory.org/articles/Student_Saver_Scholarship.html to find the current scholarship question, a link to the entry form, and further information.

 

SUSSLE SCHOLARSHIP:

Sussle, a website that describes itself as being the first organic encyclopedia, is offering a monthly scholarship.  Students who meet the following criteria are eligible to participate:

  • Full-time undergraduate or graduate student as of fall 2013 at an accredited college or university in the United States
  • US citizen or legal permanent resident

Sussle’s scholarship program is non-traditional.  Instead of completing applications or essays, students add to Sussle’s website by making content contributions about subjects they are knowledgeable in.  Each month, one student will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship based on the amount of content contributed and the quality of the content.  For more information about this scholarship program, please click HERE.

 

THERMO SCIENTIFIC PIERCE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM:

Thermo Fisher Scientific is offering two $10,000 scholarships and four $5,000 scholarships to help provide educational opportunities for future generation of scientists.

  • Must be 16 or older
  • Must be a US citizen or have appropriate VESA status to study in the US
  • Must be enrolled in an accredited college for the 2014-15 fall semester
  • Must have a declared major in biology, chemistry, biochemistry, or a related life science field
  • Must have a GPA of 3.0 or more

Deadline to apply is August 1, 2014.  Please visit http://www.pierce-antibodies.com/PierceScholarship/?preheader for further information.

 

U.S. ARMY HEALTH PROFESSIONS SCHOLARSHIP: 

The U.S. Army provides scholarships for up to four years to students pursuing an education in any accredited Medical, Dental, Optometry, Clinical or Counseling Psychology and Veterinary School.  The scholarship pays 100% tuition directly to the school.  There is a $20,000 sign-on bonus, a $2,088 living stipend monthly, and payment for books, fees, medical supplies and healthcare insurance included.

  • Must be a U.S. citizen with a baccalaureate degree from an accredited school
  • Must maintain full-time student status during the entire length of the program
  • Must qualify as a commissioned officer in the US Army Reserve
  • Depending on your specialty, must be enrolled or accepted at an accredited graduate program located in the United States or Puerto Rico

Please visit http://www.goarmy.com/benefits/education-benefits/money-for-college/scholarships.html for more information, or contact:

Sergeant First Class Alfred Galindo

U.S. Army Heath Care Recruiting

1001 Liberty Ave, Suite 545

Pittsburgh, PA 15222

(877) 459.3241

Alfred.Galindo@usarec.army.mil

 

VARSITY TUTORS SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST:

Varsity Tutors offers a monthly college scholarship contest.  Studnets must write an essay between 200 and 900 words, answering the monthly prompt.  Winners are chosen each month and receive $1,000.  Students must:

  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Be a legal resident of one of the US fifty states or the District of Columbia

The deadline to apply is the middle of each month.  Afterwards, there will be voting on the best essay until the end of the month.  The 5 essays with the most votes will be reviewed and 1 winner will be chosen.  For more information please visit http://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship

 

VENTURES SCHOLARS PROGRAM:

The Ventures Scholars Program is a national non-profit membership program designed to help high school students get connected with information, resources, and opportunities that will help them successfully pursue their career goals. The program seeks to aid underrepresented and first-generation college-bound students interested in pursuing math- and science-based careers.  The program contains a database of over 55,000 high school students nationwide.  Many colleges use this database to recruit students.

  • Must have  at least a 3.0 GPA
  • Must come from an under-represented background or be a first-generation college bound student
  • Must plan to pursue a math, science or technology major
  • Must score at least: PSAT=50 math, C/R; SAT=550 math; PLAN=18; ACT=19

Please visit http://www.venturescholar.org/index.php to apply for the program and find further details.

 

VIDEOSURVEILLANCE.COM SCHOLARSHIP:

VideoSurveillance.com is sponsoring a $1,000 scholarship.  Applicants must submit a one-minute video response OR a 250-word essay describing how they would use video surveillance to make a school campus safer.  To be eligible to apply, students must be a high school senior, an undergraduate student, or a graduate student.  The deadline to apply is August 1, 2014.  For more information please visit http://www.videosurveillance.com/College-Scholarship-Application.asp.

 

VISAPLACE SCHOLARSHIP:

VisaPlace will award a $1,000 scholarship to one hard working student.  Applicants must write a 500-800 word post on a website, blog, or online forum that expresses their opinions about topics related to immigration.  To be eligible to apply, students must:

  • Be a Canadian or U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Be enrolled in a Canadian or U.S. university or college for fall 2014

All application materials must be postmarked by July 30, 2014.  For more details please visit http://www.visaplace.com/1000-visaplace-annual-scholarship/.

 

WIMDU SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM:

Wimdu, a travel site that provides a wide range of travel accommodations, will be awarding a $2000 scholarship.  Applicants are asked to supply the judging panel with a 1500-2000 word synopsis of a marketing campaign aimed at increasing the awareness of the Wimdu brand in the US. This entry can also be submitted in video or presentation form.  To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must:

  • Be able to prove they are due to start their final year of a Marketing, Business Administration, or Communications program in September
  • Submit material that is clear of any plagiarism

The deadline to apply for this scholarship is September 30, 2014. For more information please visit http://www.wimdu.com/scholarship.

 

ZIP SCANNERS COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP:

Zip Scanners is offering a $500 scholarship to one student.  Applicants must write a 500+ word essay about anything police scanner related.  Relevant topics include, but are not limited to: How police scanners are used; a story about police scanners; the future of police scanners; the history of police scanners.  To be eligible to apply, students must:

  • Be a current college student or high school senior entering college
  • Have maintained at least a 2.0 GPA
  • Be attending college or university in the fall of 2014

The deadline to apply is August 20, 2014.  For further information, please visit http://www.zipscanners.com/police-scanner-scholarship.